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FOREIGN NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
FOREIGN NEWS. The treaty of peace r was sign, d. at Zurich: The parties: to the contract -were Friance .aid Austria, Sardinia standing aloof, receiving her share of thie spqil, appd bound by o. eugpge-: ment to hpr late enemy, and free to nt w.ithout regard to the wishes of Austria. In the matter of Central Italy the conclusion thus arrived at seems to'be of sq indefinite a charactr, tliat we must wait for furthoer intelligence eforp we go cept it as fiial. There were tlhreo parties to the war; there arepuly ttwo to the peacea By what title does Staidigia hgl4J:Lombardiy? What are the conditions under which Austria engag;ed, to allow her less powerful rival a quiet occupation. Whattis there to certify to the woild there is peace between Sardinia and Austria, and thatl the stream of .the Mcincio' does :not divide groat. cailps ready on ,the slightest of prete.cecs to: plunge once more into hostilities. It would bhe hazardous tp attempt to gtiess at the cause of this denoueuaent to th...
EUROPEAN INTELLIGENCE TO 8TH OCTOBER. THE COLUMBIAN'S MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
EUROPEAN INTELLIGENCE TO 8TH OCTOBER. THE COLUMBIAN'S MAIL. * -4----l S(ABRIDGED FROM THE HERALD AND EMPIRE.) .The Colunbian's dates are: from Suez, 28th Octobdr; Adeu, Oth November; Mauritius, 18th November; and King George's Sound, 6th December. The Columbian was on the point of starting for Calcutta from Suez, having her mails and passengers on board, when orders were received to transfer passengers, &c., to another ship, and take the Australian route, owing to the: accident which occurred to the Jeddo. The following is a list of th'e Colurnbian's pas sengers : For Melbourne-Right Rev. Dr GouldM?r. and Mrs. Davis; -Messrs. Clarke, .se,".. JCanmp bell, Brayton, Elms, - Thompson, Hamilton, Sands. For Sydney--Lieuteiani CGampbell, fessrs. J. Harris, P. .ill, Martin, Gilebrist; .Gregory, M'Candish, Baynes, Mrs. Campbell and family, Mir. Davis. HOME NE. WS. There are no political movemients to record. Lord' John Russell has had the freedom, of the cit. of Aberdeen conferred up...
WEDNESDAY, 14TH DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
WEDNESDAY, 14THn DECEMEirn. The Assembly met at half-past three o'clock. Mr. Forster, moved that the House go into a com mittee of the whole to consider resolutions in favor of a subsidy for a telegraph to connect Australia with the lines of Anglo-Indian telegraph. There existed already a connected line, either completed or nearly completed from London to the east end of Java. Tlito submarine wires from Aden to Curra chee and rf6imSingapore to Batavia were not laid, and' these were the principal parts of the entire chain left unfinished; but these, it was certain, would be completed long before the Australian line could be constructed. T'h line would be brought from Java to the Australian coast by stations on the intervening islands, and then submerged a short distance from the shore to Brisbane. Though some of the lines in this system belonged to different States, still no tariff would be fixed without the concurrence of England and of the company to be formed. Nor would there be a...
TUESDAY, 13TH DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
S TUESDAY, 13TH DECEMBER. The Legislative Assembly met at twenty-five minutes past.three o'clock. The Speaker announced that certain papers refer ring to the New England election were required by the Attorney-General, to be used in some legal pro ceedings at Armidale, and that the authority of the House was necessary to enable the clerk to supply them. A motion of assent was carried. Mr. Byrnes broughtup report from the committee on Wesleyani College Bill, which was ordered to be printed. A message was received from the Governor General, stating the intention of the Government, in complianice with vote of the House, to take steps for the repeal of the gold duty next session. On the motion for the third reading of the bill to prevent the renewal of Crown land leases, Mr. Black moved that it be recommitted. After a lengthened discussion, the bill was reported with amendments, and ordered to be read-a third time at a later hour. The Deputy Chairman of Quarter Sessions Ap pointment Bill...
DIARY. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
DIARY. Days of the Week. ofy Sunris Sunset ?oon's SATURDAY ............. Dec. 17 4 48 7 4 CI SUNDAY.......... [ 18 449 7 5 23 MONDAY ........ 10 4 49 7 5 24 TUESDAY. ....... 20 4 50 7 6 25 'WEDNESDAY ........ 21 4 50 7 t 26 THURSDAY........... 2 4 51 7 7 27 FRIDAY............... 23 4 1 -1 7 7 98 THE KIAMA EXAMINER. PUBLISHED WEEKLY. All communications intended for insertion must be nuthenti cated by the name and address of the writer-not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee of good faith. We cannot undertake to return rejected communications. V'BAG'UrDAY, DECEAMBER 17, 1859.
FRIDAY, 9TH DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
FRIDAY, fTi DECEMBER. The Legislative. Assembly met at twenty-five minutes past three o'clock. Mr. Wilson moved that the export duty on gold ,be repealed. Judging from the number of licenses issued, there were- 16,000 gold-miners. There would have been a much larger number if it had not been for unwise restrictions. Legally speaking, the diggers did not occupy more than 1,000 acres of land, while their licenses gave for these 1,000 acres an annual rental of £8,000. The squatter occupied 16,000 acres for, a -yearly rental, including license and assessment, of only £40. The squatter had the fat of the land; the digger only the barren spots. Mr. Samuel: The Government were favorable to the repeal of this tax, and, if they remained in office, would take up the subject early next year. Mr. Hawkins, Mr. Pemell, and Mr. Clements supported the motion. Mr.. Plunkett thought the motion inopportune, and should move the previous question. Mr. Hoskins said the gold revenue was estimated at £47,0...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
The estimates for next year prepared .by the ?FORSTER Government contain, we are happy to notice, an item for the improvement of our harbor. It is some time since we applied to ,the Government for moneys for a breakwater, but our application was treated with comparative indifference. Other localities receive due at tention while this is quite neglected. At length, however, our just claim is being recognised. The sum put on the estimates for our break -water is but £10,000-a sum quite inadequate to the completion of the work. But as the .,Government is necessitated to borrow for the .construction of public works, we presume the .object of the Government in voting, in the out ,set, this insufficient sum, is merely to save themselves from having interest to pay for a }larger sum which might not all be expended -during next year. 'This sum is sufficient to *commence with, and -when this is expended, an 'additional grant can be obtained. The Government of this colony for years back has ....
THURSDAY, 8TH DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
THURSDAY, 8TH DECEMBER. - .The Legislative Assembly met at twenty-five minutes past three o'clock. In reply. to Mr. Robertson, the Colonial Secretary said the Crown Law officers were considered to form a separate department, but were under the control of the Colonial Secretary. On the motion of Mr. Samuel, the House went into Committee of Ways and Means. Mr. Samuel moved that a certain sum be granted to her Majesty to provide for the public service of 1860. He regretted that he could only show a balance at credit of revenue of £16,359 8s. 9d., instead of the £101,000 as shown by his prede cessor. This difference was chiefly owing to the separation of Queensland. On this account it had been found necessary to reprint the estimates, and advantage had been taken of this opportunity to make some other alterations. But, in the main, the revised estimates were much the same as those of the late Government. Among the new items there were £12,500 which it was proposed to set aside annually ...
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. WEDNESDAY, 7TH DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
L1 GISLATIETASSEMBLY. \V1iNES ;Y, 7rIn -DECEMBER. The Legislative Asseombly met at half-past three o'clock.l : .. - . C,..Mr.'Morrisirought up the bill to prevent disease among cattle, which' was read a fiist time. :Mr. .Laidlaw presclited :a petition in favor of State-aid. Several new' notices of motion were given, including octe by Mr. Robertson, affirming that the Minister for Public Works ouight to be a member of the Assembly. " Mr. Forster obtained leave to introduced a bill to prevent the renewal of Crown Land Leases, which was subseq~uently brought up and read a first time. A message was received, from the .Governor General, with the revised 'Estimhtes for 1860. In reply to Mr. Ro'tten the 'Colonial Secretary said the resignation of.the magistrates of Mudgee and Goulburn. wero u?nder consideration, but it had not yet been determined to accept them. In reply to Mr. Wisdom, the same Minister said the system of money orders by electric telegraph would come into force next year. ...
WEDNESDAY, 14TH DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
TVWEDNESDAY, 14Th: DECEnMBEn. rThe Council sat two hours and a half to-day. Two messages wore received from the Govornor Genderal in reply to addresses from the House. The first message informed the House that the .Attorney and Solicitor-General had not been con sulted in referenco to the separation of Moreton Bay. The second message informed the House that the Governor-General would, by the first opportunity, transmit to' the Secretary of State for the colonies .the resolution adopted by the Council in reference to the steam line of communication via Panama. Notice of a motion for to-night was given by 'Mr. Johnson to the effect that the Legislative Coun cil will.not:during this session consider any mea •sure.which isnot on thel'table of thoi House on or before the 28th DecomberF!'. " The Solicitor-Genedal 'btained leave to bring in •a bill to ascertain and declare titles to land, being an adaptation of the principle of the Irish Encum bored Estates Act,'and' also of so much of bil...
TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATION WITH ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
TRLEo?, APImo COMMUNICATION WITH ENOGLAND.-It willbe seen by the resolutions which Mr. Forster has moved in the Assembly, that Now South Wales is in the first instance asked to pay £9625 per annum towards the -proposed submarine telegraph from Moreton Bay to East Java. This subsidy is to be reduced to £7,700 by the contributions of the minor colonies. Victoria is to con tribute .£25,375-also to be reduced to £20,300 in the same manner. ,The whole subsidy asked for is, there fore, £35,000; and in distributing the contributions of the several colonies, the proportions in which they con tribute towards the postal subsidy have been preserved. Thus Now South Wales will e6ntribute 25 per cent.., and Victoria 58 per cent. of the whole amount, though in the first instance tile contributions of these two colonies are fixed at 27+ per coent. and 75} per cent. respectively, so that tile compaily should deal with them alone, leaving New South Wales and Victeoria to deal with the minor colonies....
THURSDAY, 8TH DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
THUiSDAY, vTH DECEaIDIaR. "In reply to ..& iestion by Mr..Hunt, the Secreraiy for Works stated that the sum due by this bolony to.the TmperianlGoveirnment for the European and Aust?ilia:un iuil service to 1st March, 1859, was .: i'ly- to, Mi'T Dbcke;i, the Secretary for Works stated :th:at certain'h-linds in the neighborhood of Scone, which liadid:beeiiiwithdraivn from the sale. for which they .had beei advertised, had been. so withdrawn in consequence' of a eiotition from the inhabitants. A-debate of some lcngthltook place on resolutions proposed by Mr. Montefioreo on the subject of the 'Paniaima ronte, vix.:-" Tliit this House has viewed with .iifinite disappointment the want of sicecess that has attended the efforts of this colony to obtain steam communication with Great Britain via Panama. That this House, continuing to maintain its opinions upon this important subject, and in which it conceives the future intdrests of the colony aire so deeply involved, resolves that it...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. (ABRIDGED FROM THE HERALD AND EMPIRE.) PORT OF SYDNEY. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ---+-- (AzRIDGED aROsM TOE IERALD AND EMPIRE.) PORT OF SYDNEY. ARRIVALS. December 9.--Tuies, Ilamburg ship, Captain Jester, from San rrancisco 10th October, with 50 kegs salmon, 0,6iO bags wheat, 3,786 bags oats, 50 barrels pork, 40 bags flour. December p.--Coleroon, sip, Captain lIall, frocm the Downs st Septembuter, Paseagers: cMr. and Mtra. rood, casrs. LMe?er, I.achlan, Smith, smd 4 ic the steerage. Cargo, generat e mrcnatl 'Size; Johanncs, Ilnmburg ship Captain miruh?l, from Batavia 14th October. Passengers: Captain Downlo and officers of the ?ta W'itch. Cargo. sugar. December 13--Sllathdllatn, ship, Captain Williamsoa, froan I0ong Kong the i0th October, with 01000 packages tea; Tell, IIamburgh barlue, Captain Rock, from Hong Kong t6th Sep tember, writ 300 tons tea. December 14.-J..o.l, chip, Captain Stoewart, from the Ilo?ts 16th September. passengers: Miss Atklinso, Miss t'enfold, MIr. and Mrs. Kelth and child, Mr. Roberltson, Masters Rlobertson (13), M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
I~R. P. OWEN'S Office removed to Captain Hart's Cot ill tage, lately occupied by Mr. Ford, next the new Episcopalian Church. Kiama, 26th August, 1859. ME DICAL. To the Inhabitants of .Kiama, Gerringonig; and ,Tamberoo. HE Undersigned having returned from Europe, begs most respectfully to inform them that he has resumed the Practice of his Profession at his old residence, Manning-street, where he may be consulted daily. GEORGE HENRY HAMILTON, M.D., BURGEON, L.M., I.S.A., L(O'"r And Legally-qualified-Medical Priatillone~?of INew South Wales.. 1 ISS C. GODFREY, Milliner and Dressmlaker,' next door to M. Woolfe's, Terragong-street,. Kiama. Orders executed promptly, and terms moderate." GEORGE TURNER, UNDERTAKER. Funerals Respectably Conducted. SCALE bf CHARGES varying from £410s. to, S' I1 guineas (including Hearse.) 11w" Orders from any part of the district punc tually attended to. Footland Place, Kiamn. New Store. .. J W. SMITH begs most respectfully to inti o mate to the inhabitants ...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
COMMERCIAL iNTELLIGENCE. M?essrs. Graham and Mulholland furrish the following report of the Sydney produce market, dated the 14th December, 185 : Wheat, per bushel, 7s. to 7s. 6d.; maize, ditto, 2s. Od. to 2s. 9d; flour, first, per ton, £21; ditto, seconds, £19; potatoes, ditto, £6 to £7; onions, per tot., 5s. io 7s.; butter, per lb., 9d. to Is.; 'bacon, ditto, 7d. to Pd.; cheese, 7d. to 0d.; eggs, per dozen, toIs. to Is. Sd. ; calves, each, 10s. to 25s.: pigs, 4d. to 5d.; Hlides, each, 7s. to l2s. The Annie TWilson arrived on Wednesday, with immigrants classified as follows:-44 married couples, 118 single men, 123 single women, and 67 children. At present they are placed In quarantine, on account of sickness. By this arrival the labor market has received an addition, and, at this season of the year, very opportune. Married couples, unencumbered with young children, have been in reeluest this week; also, for single men, farm servants, able to plough, milk, &c. Female servant...
PORT OF KIAMA. EXPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
PORT OF ?IIARA. Per I. 8. N. Co.'s steamers for the week ending 18th December : --220 kegs butter, 3 cases ahecse, 8 coups poultry, 1" cases eggs, 108 pigs,42 calves, 10 bags onions, 12 hides, 2 bales calf-skins, :8 lambs, 2 bales dressed leather, and large sundries.
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, 7TH DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. (ARIDeRsD FROM THE ?ERALD AND EMPIRE.) LEGISLATIVE COUNOIL. WEDNESDAY, 7TH DECEMBER. 'ihe Council sat but a short time to-day. Secretary for Works stated that the Government had already introduced into the House of Assembly, a mensure to alter the Constitution of the Council. The Members of Council Qualification Bill (Mr. Johnston's) was agreed to in committee of the whole and reported, and the Examination of Wit nesses under Commission Bill (Mr. Want's), was •read a third time and passed. Several new notices were given of questions, and somo also of motions for leave to bring in new bills, one of wvhich is of some urgency, namel?rLto iiithoi'ise the appointment of a Deputy-Chairman of bQtiarter Sessions, and in order to pass this bill rapidly, the Government propose to allow the sus pension of the Standing Orders, so that it many be dealt with in one night.
SHOALHAVEN. COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS—NOWRAS WEDNESDAY, 7TH DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
SHOALIJAVEN. COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS-NOWRAf WEDNESDAY, 7Tu DecMsnEa. Burry v. Parkinson-£2 for a surveyor's drawing board; defendant fdiled inputting a defence or appear ing. Verdict for plaintiff, and costs. Robertson v. Upton-£5 damages for detention of bullocks, which defendant put in his stockyard to prevent their eating and destroying his maize; the case appear ing to the banch a very p-ltry one, was dismissed. Bartlett v. Dawson-? 6 3s. balance of account. Ver dict for plaintiff, £1 3d., with proportion of costs. Bryant v. Henderson-£5 damages for being in a hut by the roadside whilst drunk ; the parties mutually set tied the matter by defendant paying the costs. Shepherd v. Normau-£2 balance of charge for medi cal attendance; the bench considered by plaintiffllhaving received £2 for the services rendered, gave a verdict for defendant. Shepherd v. M'Kenzie-£1 5s. for mnedical attendance ; settled out of court. Shepherd v. Worth-£1 balance due for medical at tendance. Verdict f...
WOLLONGONG. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
WOLLONGONG. A few days ago Mr. John Bright was thrown out of his cart while driving to the wharf. The horse took fright and ran agaiust the side walk, and upset the cart. Fortunately neithler Mr. Bright, the horse, nor cart re ceived any injury. On the evening of thel 8th instant, the Rev. Mr. Ewing gave the opening lecture at the School of Arts. riThe attendance was highly respectable, and numbered from two to three hundred. Professor Hansen has this week given iA series of leo tures really interesting on oleotro-biology, in the large room of Alderman Howarth's now building. Alderman Howarth is about to enter an action of libel against the proprietor of the ' Mercury, laying damages at £200 sterling. Mr. Fawcett has been dismissed from the office of town surveyor.
MR. OXLEY'S EDUCATION BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
MR. OXLEY'S EDU?.ATION BILL. The following Bill was brought into the House by Mr. Oxley-it has been read a first time, and stands for second reading for Friday, December 16th : Preamble. Whereas it is expedient to make further provi sion for the encouragement of education in New South Wales, and that the funds provided by Parliament for the purpose be administered by one board: Be it, therefore, enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and Legislative Assembly of New South Wales in Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows : Repeals 11 Vic., No. 48, and 16 Vic., No. 16, and vests School Property in Trustees. , S1. The Acts of Council, .11 Vie., No. 48, and 16. Vie., No. 16, are hereby repealed, and the Board of National Education is dissolved, and all lands held by, or in trust for, the said Board of National Education shall become vested in trustees for and upon the same, or the like trusts...