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THE SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 1 March 1864
:Tnc E' Srsx:. T- he:Oitardenc anrl.f;ici-' moeid ' Erxantiei of 16th instantl ?ay. i As we minntioned i lsii' taii aiissuie":the rain whilch hadteeii pouring do?iaifor sone diijs previoiisly:had fill6d our creekls add sattt a?inid th earth, ind, continuing to rain, the jiuhabitants ?Lere begining to dread a most destructive flood; we have, however, thanks to 'Providence,' been spared the pain of 'such a scene. On Friday, the weather broke, and although we have been visited with :occasional showers since, the waters have been gradually receding, and to-dcay the river is within a few inches of its ordi nary level ; anud we are glad to state that, beyond a little temporary inconvenience, no damage has been sustained 1by our set tiers in the destruction of their cropls. ..DT?.ens OS AN UNKNOWN.-OI Thulrsday, Mr'Cochllranc, T. P., held at magisterial inquiry at Conargo, respecting the filding of ia mail, apparently between thlirty and thirty-five years of age, oi the previous dlay in th...
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. FEBRUARY 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 1 March 1864
L1 GISLA''IVE COUNOIL.. -7 I : Is'Ci hav er 3.,'.· . Mr. Iens' Thompson presoeted oioeral potitions figainst the tariff, tsned by aboito (00 persons; and 1r:- Plsunkett one poti tioni signed by 11 ,pesonsinuits fa or. Sir P .: amnnl gave notice of motion foi.the inoxt sitting diay, for the production of correspondsnce betweeh'the Government mild tlhe onsul.ot'France; and present Act ing-Consul; sin refeienec to proposed dutieos on Prench wlnes. Msr. Plumkett moved:tho thlircd eading of the Customs Duties Bill. Thi queustion wasi debated at considerable lngtlh,, and finally rejected by a iimajority of 15 to i. Tihe Colonial Spirit Diaties Bill was: se-' poned. OThe l ewspa1per Postage Bill, and the -Tresusory, ilsdJilwersos rn?da third limts nd pqs sed. Tie House adjioircd at twenty miinutes to ten.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE INDEPENDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 1 March 1864
TO THE EDITOR OF THE INDEPEkDENT. Si,--I see by your reports of the parlia mentary debates that Mir. Robertson pre sented a petition from certain road over seers dismissed by the present Government praying compensation. Now, Mr. Editor, I am at a loss to know how those road overseers can have come to any loss by their dismissal. I suppose, since the Cowper Goverumenst first took oflice, they never made a greater mistake than in taking the maunagemet of the minor roads out of the hands of the local benches. I only speak from my own experience of the works I have seen carried on in this district. The usual way in which the magistrates acted was this: they called for tenders for the repair of certain pieces of road, and the lowest tender was generally" accepted. Ine a very short time people began to know to a shilling a day whatsthey could earn. This knowledge was obtained by experience consequently the work could not be done cheaper or better for the money than it was done under the i...
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. FEBRUARY 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 1 March 1864
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. FEiiiivUiY 23. In reply to Mr ..Garrett; M:i. Holroyd gave the following particulars as .totloe W'iollongong.Dock Length, .a50: feet; width, 150eet. depth, 28ft ; .quantity of extcavation under.proesent coitiiact, 14,600 cubic yards.;" amout paid for supervision --John Gibbons,' £1055 Jolin Barling, £103:10s. ; Thiomas Price, £F2 si.'11d. The adjournieddebhte onlfr; "oie'rris' re-, solutions relative to the Riverinoe territory . as resumed by, Mr. . W Forster, who a.ddressed. the House at great length Uipon the.questiionof local self-?ovBrnnieut aind enunciated .its true principles, pointinrout the liatters of social adnuniistration which were strictly within 'its povince. ' The principles of snlmall indepehdent communities : w as, un sounid, and experieuce of all.. countries showed that there was not in such commu nitics suflicient colhesion of' social elements to create a national spirit., The Riverine 'District was not so mui h a commiunity its a collection ...
FEBRUARY 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 1 March 1864
FEeaeuui 25. Upoý1 the motion for going into Commit tee of Supply, Mr. Robertson riterated his ojeiction to tiis branch of public business being pro cceded with Ikefore any explanhtion was given by the Government as to the altered position of the question .of Ways. and 'dians. Mr. Martin did- not refiuseo:the the expla: nation, .but considered .that the more con veniens sed?s6n would be.upon the motion for' the Modise' going finto committee for the consideration of the Estiinates for '18661'. The ifouse then winiitinto conimittee for the consideration of thel.additiou supplo-' mentary Estimates for 1863. And number of items weic passed. The itemr of £227,656 13s' 2d, to cover expenses incurred in former years wiitlout the 'authority of Parliament,';as then pro coded with, Mr. Martin stating that 'it" was the 'intention of the Government to withdraw" the item of £1722 Os d: for cx-. penses in connection vitll the' ensserelating to tihe Shoalhaven Municilpality, Berry v. Glihalam.i ir...
FEBRUARY 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 1 March 1864
e.nImuAy 23. The adjourned debate on Mr. NWilson's motion that it was expedient to sell the alpacas purchased by the Government in 1S59, was resnumed, and after a long diseus sion tile question was carried in the alfirma tive, by amnjority of 29 to 1:3. On the order of the day for going into committee of supply, it discursivme debate arose as to the conduct of the Council, and its right to amend money bills. Timhe dis cussion was terminated at half-past 12 o'clock by a connt-out, it being found that there were only 18 members present.
SHOALHAVEN. COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS, NOWRA. FEBRUARY 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 1 March 1864
SHOALHAVEN. -:" (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT0 &nbsp; &nbsp; COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS, NOWRA. &nbsp; FEBRUARY &nbsp; &nbsp; (Before Messrs. Aldcorn, Elyard, Mackay, Graham, and Dr. Mackeozie.) John Birrell was charged by E. Noonan, with shooting a filly, his property. From the evidence of the prosecutor, it appeared that he was in search of his horses and when near the defendant's place heard two shots fired, and saw the horses galloping away, followed them and found that the filly was not with them; returned and found her about twenty panel form his &nbsp; fence. Joseph Condie was examined for the de fence, and deposed that he was in Birrell's company on the day named (Tuesday, 2nd Feb.) from 12 o'clock, and was at his house from that time until next morning, with the exception of about an hour, he was in the bush, and he did not see him shoot any horses. Birrell never complained to me, or any one in my hearing of horses trespassing on his l...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 1 March 1864
'On' &h? d February, by special license, at the residence of the bride's brother, by the Rev.'J.'G. Turner, Wesleyanu finister, MIr. Jnmdes Dorrough, of Fairriew, Dapto, to Ilary Aim, third daughter of M1r. Joseph Alcorn, of Drumreagh, County Tyrone, Ireland.'
TRANSPORTATION TO AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 March 1864
ITRANSPO~It'IAION Ti) AUSTIALIA. aITr following petition,. silich ·ie ioCgy from:ithe Idelazids. lelcgosra as adoilopted ht a la'irg cand influent'ial meeting hMd:,in the City of fdelaidei on the i19th of Feb uary . "'To the Qifecks sMosti Excellent M.a Me ay it please yous Maijesty " VWe the Mayoi·;, Council, and citizeons of tlhe City of A'delaide and otlier colo nistsfof the province of South Anstnralia, approach your Majcsty with the strongast feeliugs, of attachment to your.Majesty's thronoe and p&rson. S" ~Wo desire to rersent to your Majesty tli~tThdinention of your Majesty's Govern merit to continue th tirmansportion of crimi-. nls to Western AIustraliat is viewed by tlhe inhabitants of this province, in common with those of the other Australina colonies, with the utmuost anxiety and alarm. " We beg to reprcsenlt to your Majesty tlit transportation to Western Australia is, practically, transportation to this pro visec, as well as to Victoria and 2Niw South \Wales--th...
WEEKLY SUMMARY OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 March 1864
WFEKLY WIIY %OF NEWS. TaE NElwsPAETm TAX.--We beg to in form our subscribers that in conseq.uence , of It penny tax (after the first of April next).. being put upon all newspapers passing through the post ollice, we shall be:comn-ý polled to discontinue supplying items of toelegraphi intelligence,. as has eeon oiur usual custom since the opening of the tele griaphic oflico in this district.-Braidwood .rews.--[We, Iundependeit, and, -io doubt, many other journals, w be compelled to follow the isame course. t" It is reported that ro-iotors of the Herald. havo reducotsfomSaiPtors'p pay -or rather have given six weeks' notice of doing so-by lid. per thousand, viz., from Is. 3d. tc Is. lid., a smii cquivalent to ten shillings a week per man. The cause of this is the newapaper postage, which will reduce thoprolits of publication. Peoplerenmarkthie is ai strange climax to the patriotic boast so often made by the Ierald, that a newspaper p6stage could, and would, be cheerfully submitted to ...
MARCH 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 March 1864
MilACIl 3. SIn reply to Mr. Dangar, Mr. W. Forstj gave details of the amount paid forB fnrmation of the Naval Brigade, and ao uirrent expenditure connected therewith; . the .duties of teho members of the Naval Brigade Were to attend drill according to. rders ; the cost 'of the Naval Brigade, front its formation in Mity, 1802, had been C2832 19s. The adjiourned debato upon the motion lhat thoe Speaker leave the Cliair for the irposo of the House going into Commit tee of Supply, was resumed by Mr. Redman, who entercd into a long end iminute criticism of the proposed re luetion of expenditure. Dr. Lang argued at great length in. de irecation of the passing of the Newspaper Postaeo Bill, and pointed out its injurious operation. HBe moved as an amendment, thait in .the opinion of ,the House it avis inexpedient to brig. tlh.:Bill into opcr ition. Mr..Martin said that, in addition to the' amuncidnmcnt being unconstitutional,; it .was inoperative, as the. bill had received the Governor's as...
MARCH 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 March 1864
AliICH 2. Me. Eo ar obtained loas c to bi inf on a bill to indemnify tile Collector and oilicers of Custons iom regard of the collection o'bf certain duties wvithout the sanction of law, aind the bill was brought in and read a irst tiime. " The Whar j, alieasing Bill was read a third tie oji ?s d.sd - , Thle HIouse ??n1 vlt-into Committeio of Supply, when the l'ollogng remaiing suip ilementary estimates were passed without discission:--2225,J3,1 3s. Od., to cover ex lpenditure uiauthorised by Parl'liament; 1480 I11s. Gd., aidditional expenses eon nected with the administiration of justice; C165h 2s., expenses of enquliry inti the con duct of Mr. Nealds. The Chaiimani thenu,reported progress, and tlhe House resumied. Upon thi motion that the Speaker, leave the callnir for the purpose of the House goiiig into commiittee of Supply for the consideration of the Estimnates for 186, Mo. Mirtin made his promised statement as to the course prjpos?lto be piursued in consequence of theij6Eon b...
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. MARCH 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 March 1864
IAULTAMNTALCTU INTELLIGENCOE (FROM THE HERALD AND EMPIRE.) LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. MAucuIi 1. On Tuesday last the adjourned debato on Mr. Morris' resolutions, relative to the liverine quesion, was resumed, and after much discussion, the previous question noved by Mr. W. Forster, was carried on - division by a majority of 27 to 11. In the course of the debate Ahr. Darvall urged that thlis question was If too great magnitude for discussion witli advantago in its present flbr and iindlre prescnt circumstances. Still it was desif ablo that the grievances complained of should be investigated, if it were only a neans of counteracting the mischievous in luences whicl st be brought to bear upon the oImpe ts'ernment to lead to a isincmbli~ib ifnt territory, and which n the instance o .censland only proved too elfective. Thi' comssmunity could only b> held together b muitual concession of iterests, but thle presenit. agitation seemed to bo a desire to secure separate govern nont for a large ...
KEROSENE, A HOMŒOPATHIC REMEDY FOR BURNS, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 March 1864
KEROSENE, A U'Or?EOPATHIIC .EMEDY Fol BURaNs, &a.-aDr. Jenner, the ho mmopathist of Brisbane, has communi cated the following to tile press :-Pe trolium, or kerosene, is a natural produc tion, arising, as is.supposed from thle decompostion of coal.. It is chemically composed of carbon and hydrogon, and it is therefore highly combustible. As a medicine, it is used by practitioners of both the old and the now school. By tile former, it has been administered in tornally, as a voe'n(fage, und occasionally in cases of asthma.; externally, it has been used as a linamenct in paralytic af fections, and ifarticular diseases of the joints, &c. .But, in homnepathic prac tice, its use :has been chiefly confined to internal affeetious; and, as is well-known to those who have adopted thle latter sys tem of treatment, it is very efficacious in gastrid derangements, and is alhnost a specific in tlat most distressing complainct -sea-sickness. But it is in reference to its external us...
SILK CULTIVATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 March 1864
SILK CULTIVATION. Iii (From the HIerali.) m In my former communications I was tainted by several, who ought to have known better, that I was onlyendeavour ing (inviting publio attention to the cultivation of the silk) to provide a conm fortable berth for myself; suchl was not tihe ease then, nor is it at present-my time is otherwise profitably employed, and I may in full faith say, thit in endean vouring by mny humble efforts tr. promote silk cultivation in the colony, I have no personal interest whatever, and Ilam only actuated by a wish to see. the country (\where myself and children may expect to pass the greatest part of our lives) happy and prosperous, and develop those resources which are naturally so well suited for it. * * * .* * * * *; Ibeg, however, to state what I consider most essential, and, indeed, absolutely necessary, viz.:-That a small moeel es tablisiment (with a small plantation of silk mulberry.trees, say two acres to be gin with) be formed, so that parties who w...