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JAMBEROO. 3rd May, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 May 1860
SJAM?BII00, 3rd May, 1860. I have nothing to communicato since my last, and that (I mean my last week's) was of such a nature that, as Paddy says, " I managed .to lave the contents of it out," so that it was ntlither written, printed, nor read. I hope, however, that' T shall shortly have to record the pJlaingof iaspirited and irel-conteeted mstch at cricket betwgsn eleven of Wollongog anid eleven .if Jauberou. The able. editor of the Illatearria Eizpres, I perceive, is " glad toin see that tha Jamberon Club have sufficient pluck left to take :np the clýpllenge seint them some timg back." The Jinmbroo men, T conceive, have never been deficient of phick ; but for a considerable time preceding Easter Monday Inst, the club had had no practical nor even nominal existence. It will not be difiiult, however, it is to be hoped, to find eleven men well qunlified to uphold the honor of this part of the district in the approaching contest. In the last communication I did send you, I was remark ...
COLLISION BETWEEN THE EMEU AND WILLIAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 May 1860
COLLISION BETWVEEN TIlE .1£ IEU AVND' WILL1.tMS.. ' . (Frnost TiE s. 5. iiERAtLD.) Tate following report from the Steam Naviga tion Board was laid upon the table of thle Le-' gislative As~iembly by Mr. Weekes. The office-of the Steam Navigation:Board, April 244 1860. Sir,-We have the honor to: transmit theimi nutes of evidence taken befoie the Stear Na .i?,ation Board at anirenquiihb'h?l1l tifo the cir cumstances attending thecolihin ?lieten the Royal Mail steamer inmeu and the H.R:N.S.N. Coimpany's steamer Williams, and repiort for the'. information of the honorable the Minister for Finance and Trade the conclusions at which we have arrived in reference :thereto.; At about midnight of the 16th instant the Ehieu weighed anchor from her moorings in the mouth of La vender Bay on the northern side of.the harbor,' 'and made one or two sternboards to the south 'erli shore, for the purpose of casting the vessel's head to'siaward.. Whilst in the act of making the second-sternboard, and whe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 May 1860
, ,bTICE, .l-" . T? o ADVERTISERS.'. ,... W 'h"lig to' idform our advertising ftiendd,; thht ' 1 6"''. -intend in future to render our , DVEI.TISING ACCOUNTS MONTHLY, •and that advertisements from non-subscribers, must in all cases be paid.for when brought to the office. i Thils irrangementh?as become necessary, to einable tala propiletors to meet the large outlay inicurred in bri?iging outtithe paper, and it is hopedl that their esupporttrs will so far aid the proprietors in theiri u'nidertakihg,. Sihes Eaminsier. may be, had at, Mr. 'Dixoni',i Central Store, KMama. ANK OF NEW 'OUTH_ WAL;ES. S Paid-up capital" .5. :`- £5;"?00',000. Reserved futnd .. . - ..' '205,000"c This Bank'allows interest upon deposits,' if'lodged"fr :ited'periods, at rates varying from:a to.a per cent. per; nfitnfm and alloes the, immediate transfer:of, sueh ;or ,tijor of customers' balances as may not by them beim-' mediately required to a deposit account, at the iabove! rates of interest. Dididends on shhre...
TO OUR ADVERTISING FRIENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 May 1860
- T OU:R ADVEttTIStt~O VntESDS. ~A4,Iattn ata parlttaaataty riqanacta ta nt-adl in thata faron ly aba pmratthatl tianati Nrt oonk Itt cr:lia~ ptaatllng hit .diy atpahliatlna.. Wanlt at ttntlan ha th u~I, atanalns moat nhin anti iaaonavaairnaa tha thvY mny Imag~ine. *TO COtltthStOStUttNTR. It in paetlelatlyr ninaurttd that lettet bit th. n~anaine nay All .elnmnannitloan littiaaitbi 8rIna1Ftalln anant ha anthnat fatarld ha tt~n.la an~naeadadwaaa attha tatitet-nat atatuatit tar pattanlanrn bitt at agaaaaatae oi Eatga faith. W~qnnnataihanteanr~~o urtaaa aaJtatti aaaiananitatlaae. Aat~alltthrr an-a taaucaaale ta ha paatlclaar Ia matknabi tha ..nnathaa atlnatalanarna taih alatatleaarcat aihtatttaa thay alit ha inatntath and tiantanat tat till aaaltatlanadad. Ottinan tat riihiitnaaai at ttanltenlaa. tanet be aant Ia the aman (in aalttng) batora attn enth dbuay plior ha patllctiatln. SAlTUR·DAY,~.·MaYP 5, 1860:
DIARY. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 May 1860
DIARY. Daya of 6he W.ek. IDy of saas :BAURDAY I.Mayh I H nriy 6 6' .517 I ;7; UI7DAY ........ 6 0 6 I B BLuNDAY ...... 7.. " 6 7 5 15 0 TUESDAY ....... I I 640 il 80O '-"T lE EXAMINER. 5'UDLISIIED 1 VERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY.
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, 1ST MAY. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 May 1860
LEGISLA'I'IVE ASSEMBLY. 'T'UEBDAY', 1T MAY. : T'r. Legislative Assemb?y met at half.past three o'clock. Mr. Piddington desired. to cill attention to in. telligence he had received from the Windsor dis. trict, which described the ldestruetion caitsedt by the floods of the last fow ildp's'as of ani'unprecedented character. 'He believed most of the poor settlers in:Camden.and Cumberlard had been creat sufferers, and he trusted the Government woul! afford what. ever assistance might be needed.. Mr. Roberitson: Tie Government had received no official information of the lnamago 'one, lbut lie was aware froini private sbitrces that much distress had been . caused by the ,floods, and where cases of suffering requiring- aid. Were authenticited, the Government wouldl be.prepdircd to afford assistance. On the' motion of. Mr.;P?rkes, leaive of absence foirfourtdon ldays w~s granted to Mr: Atkinson.' In reply to Mr. Asher, the Secretary for Lands saildl the :Government had received no complaint ...
ADELAIDE. Thursday, 4 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 May 1860
S : i Thursday, 4p.n!. ,:oi -George.'Hawker elected Speaker of the .eAssembly by a -large .imajority. i°::Flour rather easier.to-day. . , The. Young Australian sails. from: Holdfast Bay with the mails for the Emeu at 7 o'clock this evening. ' A stormy meeting has. been held at the Trinity Church, respecting the Syx>d. His ' Etcellency having declined to act as sides-man, Siind stating his reasons in a letter whichl was read to the meeting, the Governor and the rest of the party holding his views were out-voted. --:-The case of Hutchison v. Leaworthy has now :been argued. From the remarks of the Judges .it.is anticipated that the judgment which yet ,;reisains to be given will be unfavorable to Tor rens' Act, as it stands at present. Friday. EThe new Parliament assembled to-day, at one p.in., and was opened by commission by Chief Justice -Sir Charles Cooper, and Mr. Justice :,Boothby. There was a full muster of members and Mr. George Hawker was duly elected as the new-Speaker witho...
TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. WEST MAITLAND. Friday, 8 p m. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 May 1860
TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. [AnRIDOED FRnOE THE HERALD AND EMPIRE.] WEST "MAITLAND. Friday, 8 p m .THE, Court has been occupied the whole day with the murder case of Swan, for shooting Bar= ton . The only evidence elicited was how the prisoner spent his money. The case is remanded till Thursday. A curious case was brought before the Bench to-day. Mr. Buchanan had advertised a lecture at Hinton, in a public-house, on Saturday .ight, " On the Sinfulness and barbarity of State Churches," with remarks on the spirit of intoler. ance evoked by. Mr. M'Intyro's lecture. The chief constable feared this would lead to a breach of the peace. Afterwards Mr. O'Brien publicly said he would not allow the' lecture to be given in his house, and published an advertisement' to that effect.
LIVERPOOL. Monday, 11 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 May 1860
S LIVERPOOL;. Monday, 11 a.m.in. The moat serious and alarinihg:floodsi-ever - known-to the oldest resident 'in Liverpool took place on Friday, Saturday anid Sunday ladet As far back as Thursday and Friday the r!iain de condnd in violent torrentsr rapidly covering- the coulitry for nmiles arodiud "withi vast ' and deep sheets of water, until barns,. houses, hiits, coat. tages, and farms could but biarely be distin. guished. . A moot gallant aotion by a lad only 14: George Thomson, son of Mr;:,William Thomnp san, of the Cricketer's Arms; 'of thlis town, no nerves the highest piraise and commendation.' A cottage, known as Lackey's old place, situated not far from the Benevolent Asylum, oi the bank of George's River, was speedily surrounded by the gushing torrentt ; when the .inmates, consisting of two women and three children, ea caped throu.h a loft to the roof of the dwelling. Their shrieks anrd cries for help were. heard by the boy and his father, when the former in* stantly stripp...
MELBOURNE. Friday, 7 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 May 1860
MdELBOURNE. Friday, 7 p.m: , The third reading of the Land Bill has. led to an aniimated debate in the Assembly. O'Sharn tiassy is opposing, in.argument, in a fine speech. 'Duffy and his party supportint . it.., Michie .,made an excellent speech, supporting it on the ground of expediency. The "corner" has siot yet declared. The thiird reading will certainly ,be carried. Ssaturday, 4 p.n.. The third reading of the Land Bill was carried a,by a majority of 44. The escorts brought down 40,000. ounces. , ' Monday, 7 pin'. :Thb iitelligen'de fromi California has produced n.o effect on the flou and wheat markets. Import market dull' Tuesday, 7 p.mi. The Assenbly voted £1000 for: the widw of Sir Thiniias "itchell. The. Treasurer is addrecsing tlhe il:ouuso on1 Ways and Meaiins. Nothing-has yet t?radpired as :to the means of providiung for deficit in the: revebnue. . Continued rain.
GOULBURN. Friday, 9 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 May 1860
OOULBURN. Friday, 9 p.m. No change in prices during the week. It'has been raining heavily since yesterday evening. The roads-are much cut tp. Tlhe Berrima River is up, and impassable for the mail fr,!m. Sydney. The,Escort from Kiairdra arrived late last night, having.Jeft that place; on Sunday. It biings only 320 ounces of gold, 110. of which is firom Cooma and Queanbeyan. No later news fromit the. diggings. It is still raining heavily.. 'Wind E.S E.. r · .:; T..o, Tuesday Evening. The, heavy rain commenced on Thurisday last, and. continued till Saturday.' Tle river rose rapidly on Saturday, and great fears were ehter tamned of another flood. The boat was put in requisition, and the families of Messrs. Davies, Blackahoro, and Hobey ivere taken out of their hbuses. By that time the water had surrounded their houses, but fortunately no higher than on a level with the first floors. I believe it had not ..done any considerable damage anywhere here.' It was not so high by ten or twelve f...
DESTRUCTIVE FLOODS AT CAMDEN, PENRITH, WINDSOR, AND LIVERPOOL. CAMDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 May 1860
DESTRUCTIVE FLOODS AT CAMDEN, PENRITH, WINDSOR, AND LIVERPOOL.: CAMDEN. Tna rain began on the evening of Wediesday last, and continued in almost ceaseless. torrents until Saturday night. On. Thursday, the river began to rise; on Friday morning, the waters had risen above the hand-rails of the bridge, and the road by She rter'salane submerged. But no very alarming sympromts were manifested until Saturday morning, when at an early how, it was too evident that a calamity of no. Qrdl nary description was impending, and allt liable to be within its influence made. hastyy prepira -tions for the preservation of their property, and wisely .took timely flight, iudulging the hope, which unfortunately proved delusive, that, having placed all they thought valuable above the level of tile February flood, they were secure ; and the asylums whiclh on that occa sino afforded "helter were again resorted to; and great indeed was the consternation when the various refugees had again to take to flight,...
ILLAWARRA STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. HALF-YEARLY GENERAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 May 1860
ILLA WARR.1 STRA 3f NA VICTION COMPANY. NALF-YEARLY CE\EaAL MEETINO. (FROM THE ILiAWARRA MEIRCURY.)' On Friday last; the IHalt.Yearly General Meeting of the Slilareholderaof this Cdinipoittt was held at the. Phanix Wharf, Sydney. There' was an -ordinary attendance, and the Chairman, D. L. WVaugh, Esq:,: *J'P..'presided. : The following Report and Balance Sheet. was read by the Secretary and Manager, Mr. Edye Man ning:-i " The Directors of the llavwarra Steam Naviga. tion Company have great pleasure in meeting their co.propriettirs for the purpose of presenting to them. the semi-annual balance-sheet, and of clongratulat ini them upon the favorable position of their affairs. .notwithstanding some' drawbacks, to which they have Ikeen exposed. " Some loss of property and damage has-been the result of the disastrouns foo1d in February, last, more particule rlyat Shoallaven,'the trade with which place has been, andll may for a considerable time still he, very materially diminished in cons...
WINDSOR. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 May 1860
WINDSOR. The water hase:risen :f frty f.fet, ,perperpdicu larly, within. twenty-four hours, -nieas?ured, not guessed. _It is now; level with the tops of the main arches of the Fitzroy Jirldge It has ex tended one vast shoet of water from; Windfor to Hichmond, a distance of six .miles, coveoring fields of maize, barley, and newly sown wheat in its progress. The Wilberforce, .Pitt Town, and South Creek districts, are likewise similarly in undated. From Windsor to M'Grath's Hill, on the Parramatta road, upwards of a mile, all land communication is cut off';..therefore our daily mail, and passengers to Sydney, have tombe con veyed that distance in a bout provided for the purpose. This flood will be a seriou'sblow to numbers in this district. Soline. of the ',poor settlers will.loose everything. One ri?an ias lost 600 shoep ;- it was pitiful indeed to see ithe poor helpless creatures washed along with.such .frightful velocity--the cuirrent runnin :-at the " rateof ten or. twelve miles an...
KIAMA POLICE COURT. THURSDAY, 3RD MAY. (Before Messrs. R. B. Fry and Thomas Chapman, Justices.) [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 May 1860
KIAMA POLICE COURT. Thursday, 3rd May. (Before Messrs. R. B. Fry and Thomas Chapman, Justices.) Joseph Creighton, on remand from Picton, was charged with stealing a black horse, the property of John Crooks, about the 16th April last. John Crooks sworn says -I live in Kiama; my information now read is true, and the prisoner in Court is the one I charged in my information with stealing the horse. On the morning of the 15th of April last I missed from the beach in Kiama a horse of mine of the following description;- A black horse branded J.C on the off shoulder with a dot between and a little white on the off hind foot. After lookling for a considerable time for him, I found tracks of the horse, (which I kew from the particular way in which he was shod) going up Spring Hill towards Jamberoo: 'and from informa- tion I subsequently received, I went in search of the horse to Picton. On the 18th of April I went to aplace called the Oaks, beyond Picton and to the house of man named Creighto...
PENRITH. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 May 1860
PENRITH. The Nepean River has been about five feet higher than has been known for the last forty years. The bridge is destroyed - about seventy yards of the platform is to be seen among the swamp oak, a quarter of a mile from its proper site. At present the water is too high to ascer- tain with certainty the extent of damage done. &nbsp; Various report are current about the loss of life, but at present no authentic death has been reported - but the loss of property is immense, &nbsp; &nbsp; and the escapes of the different settlers miracu- lous. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
VOLUNTARY LIBERALITY. TO THE EDITOR OF THE EMPIRE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 May 1860
S VOL. UN1TAR L RIlBH4L!T .'*.'-, TO THE EDITOR OF THIE EMPIBE.' .·i SSIR,-Will you do me the favor of ihnserting in ii enaily issue of thile Empire tlhe endlosed ex tract 'from a Scotch nuewspaper, whlioh I;ithbmink clearly demonstrates t.he power and efficiency of the l oluntary system for tlie support of mniuitera ufreligion. -; .. ' !: i : I have the honor to bo, Sir,;- ; 1,','' :' S A SCOTCH VOLJUNTAIRY ;Sydney, 28t li Apil,18UO.: ;; . s THE UNITED "PRESBYTjERiAN 'CtiuiRd '.The NorthrBriiish A.'ail says :--Tlie congregations bielong to tiisdedbno?iiiiationiii ,thio?ho esbytery iif GlSsgow ow iiumbor sixty tiohree, and many of thrnm are very-large aiidtinfluential. On the first Sabbithi of the year, the cohtaiegation of St. Johln-streot(Dr. Anderson'a ) collc-ted at the cliurcl .doors. upwards of .£l1100-certainly a Ir 'es;um, but.not ot ill oextraordinory wlhen it iis considered that many of these congregations give their own ministers large annual stipeids, .and at the -ame lt...
THE LATE FATAL BOAT ACCIDENT AT WOLLONGONG. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 May 1860
THE LATE FATAL9 BOAT ACCIDENT AT WOLL, ONGOONO. (aoost TUE ILLAWARRA znslcutrtY.), TmI whole of the bodies (three) hIove bern re covered. T he lbody of Henry Wilson (?(m totlly called Dutch Harry) was foutid on Tues day ifternoon, on the WVllottgting side aof; the ,outlet of. Pars Creek';' the body of Alexarider M'Phee was fonid 'Iy his brothet, wl"h resides at liblli, ini ihe su'f ntear the outlet of-Towrodgi Creok, ',it Wed'esday, morning; and the body iof the ethird nian Sidney bMounteastle, wts foun'd ahntt the. same time as that of 1l'Phee, by old till Wells. -in t-..he sand on the bethli on tihe llollautbi side of Pata Creek, at a short distance fromt tihe outlet of that ci'rek. Thlie whole of the hoblies were brought to the litiglitei Hotel, where a jury ?oa sworn ht. ont Wednesday e?,eiing, by' tI e .irontr, S. , S. Rogers, Esq.,' solicitor, to' examine into the cause t'f their death.' Most of the jurors gave 'it as their opi nion tthat the entluiry ouight to? be postponed,:...
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 9 May 1860
'LEGISLAtTIVE ASSEMBLY. The . Legislative Assembly niet yesterday (W1ediioaday)5.t half past three o'clock . - e rk?Amessyae w*as receivied froni the Governor . :'nGeneral.?iriforming the House that a sunt would be placed. on the supplementary estimates, as :retirina sllowance to Lieutenant Seaver. . Mr. lfempi presented a petition from a free hoIl?er at Cook s;River, complaining, of loss sus taind by the erection of a dan causing his land o..bseflooded... . i Papers were laid on the table by Mr. Weekes,! tand ordered to he printed. Sevo-ral. new notices of motion were given by n te" perp's. M iParkes presented a petition froam lit ..lhairman and scecrmtaiy.of a public .inmeting of unemployed workmen held thlit :inornin gi , Hyde Park, praying for eiuployitent ottl the *.:.. publio.b otks . ." . i,. Mr.-Rittn comphitned that this meecti??ig `ap. . ,bpeared-to harve been held almiost witilin tlo pre c. oet ofothe Hotuse, as tliere isas . large crowd ", ofpersoa.s outoido i ,front oif...