PETITION OF DONALD McCASKILL. To the Editor of the Daily Southern Cross.
Sm,— Ol.ierving in your paper of the 19th instant, that on the motion of Mr. 1?. Griihatn, that the petition of Donald McCnaUill he rt-fcrred to the Committee of Private Grier/iucrfl, Mr. Bell in seconding the motion, gftid "lie could not liowMvtr, liut remark thiithoii. ineintiers were getting into a •»«! hnliit of moving that petitions lie refened to the Private Grievance Committee without examining a$ to (heir trutiijulnui." I now beg to »tnte, that Mr. BeH'« "remark," so far ai my petition ii concerned, ii unjuit and inapplicable, for I am perfectly prepared to mhitantiate to any reaconablu judge every averment therein made. — 1 am, &0., Donai.d McCaskill, Selwyn Terrace, Parnell, Nov. 28. 1863.
According to a ptdilic document juftt printer], it appear* tliatin June ami Jiilyliwtyenr, 19,698 vehicle* prowl oytfrliOiiduu-bridue. Jii 1850 the muuber whi only 13,000. M Tliwe are 2,800 street* in Lomlnn, ineofturinc 3 000 mtlf«|^lf pluoeil in A ntrnfcht line they would extciul fo^raorw than twice tliedintiincetroin Ciiliiio t/iComUutinonle. Mid walking ten ;iriileH .R^lay^it would take a pernoirmore tlian.ayenr to,trttvonie them, wliilo in tlie inteiim » new city, with frytu 60,000 to 70,000inh«biUnti, would h«To »prung up. ,- -'• '^ -" . , -\'^ -" Jf» Hm' 'V r > -.-.,-'. .' ■- J