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WOLLONGONG. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
WOLLONGONG. (ARIDGED FROM TIlE EXPRESS AND MERCURY.) On last Friday the schooner Nolwra, belonging to I. S. N. Co., came into this harbor. It is intended to run this vessel regularly to this port, for coals. . St. Michael's church, now completed, will be conse crated on Thursday, thie 15th instant, at 11 o'elock a.m. Immediately after the consecration service the Bishop of Sydney will preach in tile new bildillg,and in theoeven ing thle Dean of Sydney will preach in the salun place. On Thursday the 1st of Decembei;, a irell-attunded public meeting was held in the long room of tlio Queen's Hotel, at which the preliminary stoeps were taken towards the formation of a school of arts. The Rev. Mr Ewin, consented to give the first lecture on Thursday the 8tr) instant-subject : "Mental Culture." On Monday evening last, a publio meetinf was held in the Wesleyan chanme, Wollongong, ,in order to alford the friends of the Wesleyan Foreign Missionary Society an opportunity of advocating and ass...
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. GERRINGONG. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. S (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) GERRINGONG. Through some unaccouatable delay, the broken bridge rI have 'twice spoken of, has not been repaired; anld now it has been, la I expected, the scene of an accident, which, however, thanks to a protecting Providence, has not caused the loss of lifŽ, as it might have done. As Mr. Christie was riding across it on last Saturday, his horseo's feet went through one of the numerous holes, and in his violent eflborts to extricate himself, throw the rider, who pitched on his face. He was deprived of conscious ness for some minllutes, and his cheek, e?s, iand Inose, were severely hurt. Perhaps this will hasten the work. I most cordially second the remarks from your Jamberoo correspondent concerning the dog nuisance, as I have had personal experience of the danger, and 1 know ofone being thrown by it, and of many being nearly so. If there are no police regulations on the suebject, the Muni cipal Council ought to take some preventiv...
DR. FARR ON DISEASE. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
DR. PARR ON DISEASE. " A blue-book, recently issued from the office of the Registrar-General, contains in its ap pendix a valuable paper from the prolific pen of Dr. William Farr, on "The Causes of Death in England" (in the year 1857), from which we make the following extracts : The mortality of 1856 was unusually low; the slight increase of deaths noticeable in 1857 was chiefly due to diarrhoea and to bronchitis, induced probably by influenza. The tempera ture of 1857 was distinguished by a general elevation at all the stations. The heat was in tense in June, and the 28th of that month was the hottest day observed since 1846. August was the hottest month on record. The wind is a most important sanitary ele ment; it brings and carries away the organic elements which are the seeds (sometimes) of zymotic (epidemic, endemic, and contagious) diseases. Heat and stagnant air are both favor able to the development and prevalence of the diarrhmoas, which were unusually fatal, and tend, perh...
SHELLHARBOR. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
SHELLHARBOR. A meeting of thie full Council took place on Monday last, 5th instant. Minutes read and confirmed. Moved by Councillor Moles Mliat the enai of £700 propose to be expended oa- thl ronads of the Municipality, be appropriated as nearly as possiblu In the following manner, viv.:-For Improvement of Addison-streot, £170; the road from the township and through Condon's Swamp, £100: road through Barrack Swamp, £50; .Macnquarliu roads, £270; from Dllon's slip-rails to the bottom of Lolsing 1ll1, £50. Councillor Molessuid he had no doubt buit that the Mnnicinpality would soon be divided into wards; and it was only fail ,that the Council should appropriate the revenue in an equitable proportion to each portion of the Municipality, just as much so as if at the present time it 'was divided into wards. At the same time, itshould be borne in mind that the harbor and the roads immedi ately approaching it, had a greater share of wear.and tear, and were much more used by all the.resident...
FEMALE COMPENSATION. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
FEMALE COMPENBATION.-Woman is not allowcd a vote, and the consequence is, that she tries all she can to influence as much as possible the votes of others. The strongest argument that we know of in favor of vote by ballot is, that it is likely to protect the husband from the wife. Many a free and independent elector has abstained from *voting altogether, because he has not dared, in consequence of female intimidation, to call his vote his own. Punc?h.
JAMBEROO. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
JAMBEROO. Nothing very remarkable has ooluroed since my last letter waswritten to disturb tl;o oven tenor of the his tory of the settlement of JAumbcroo, or to afford your puzzled correspondent the sublject for a communication of any respectable length. I'Peopl continue, as usual to eat and drink (withmoro or less moderation); to marry, and to be given in marriago (with more or less celat) ; to buy and to sell by auction and othornise (with more or less advantage); but licave hoard of no extraordinary phenomena, natuoral or otherwise ; no sudden deaths-no overgrown snakes-no fires, no "nothing." The weather, which I mention as a mere matter of course, has continued very changeable; at present it is of that nature in which it is a pleasure to exist. Harvest operations are in progress ; and there will, no doubt, be great itfforeeces in the character of the crops, the late rains having come almost too late for those which were down in high and dry localities.
MACQUARIE RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
S HACQUARIE RIVEIR. InPaovRmCaTS.-lmprovements are goinig on here rapidly, in the shape of clearing, for these last few years. In the Yellow Rock direction, industry is doing wonders, andt any of those laud monopolists, or those'who wink at land monopoly, might be convineed-if it wore possible to convince them-of the stand=still tendency of their much-loved, darling system bytthe illustrating contrast they might find here. Hero are, and have been, thou. sands of acres ot land-God's grant to mankind, but man's grant to a man-in the possession of one person for some twenty years, without yiolding profit either to the proprietor or to the commlunty. A great portion of it is still in the same state that Nature left it, and the proprietor found it; and on the other hand, here are a few hundred acres, more hilly, of a far worse description, situated farther back front the harbor, keeping a numbler of fiamnilies in at state of independence and competence, simlply because those families bei...
DAPTO. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
DAPTO. CONTRAL IILAWARRA MUNICIPALITY -ELRCTION OF CouscrLLo.e.-A public meeting of the electors of No. I Ward was held at Lytldsay's Hotel, Dapto, on Friday last, the 2nd instant, for the purpose of nominating and electin; a member to the seat vacated by W. W. Jen kins, Rsq.' On the motion of Councillor Rlitchie, so. conded by Councillor Lyndsay, D. W. Irving, Esq. was nominated as a suitable candidate for the vacancy. There being no opposition, the Chairman declared 1Mr. Irving dduly elected; and after that gentleman hiad returned thanks for the honor done him, the meeting dispersed. 3MSETING oF COUNCrL.-Immcdiatoly after the election the Council met in the usual place. Th Clhainrman ac knowledged the receipt of £25 from Mr. Jenkins, in payment of the fine incurred by that gentleman by his failinf to take his sent in the Council after election. Mr. Irving was then introdnuced to the Council. The Chairman also acknowledged the receipt from John Blackman, Esq., of a design for a cor...
WEDNESDAY, 30TH NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
TVEDNEBDAY, 30TH NOVEMBER. The Assembly met at twenty-five minutes past three o'clock. Mr. Jenkins presented a petition from certain elders and seat-holders of St. Andrew's Scots Church, Sydney, praying the House to refuse a committee of inquiry into the proceedings of the Synod of Australia in 1842. In reply to Mr. Robertson, the Colonial Secretary said the Government did not intend to introduce measures this session for regulating the importation or preventing the naturalisation of Chinese. In reply to questions from Mr. Weekes and Mr. Walsh, the same 'Minister said the law did not re quire the sanction of Ministers to the measures for erecting the Northern Districts into a separate colony. The matter rested with the Governor General. In reply to Mr. Cooper, the same Minister said the Government had no intention of putting on the Estimates for 1860 any sum in aid of supporting the gold-fields' chaplains. In reply to Mr. Rotton, the same Minister said the Government had offered to ...
DIARY. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
DIARY. Dnys.of the Week. Day of Sunrise Sunst tMoon's , 'onth , , Age .SATURDAY .............. Dec.. 10 4 47 7 0 - F -SUNDAY ......... " 11 447 7 0 ]0 MOUN? AY ......... " ' 12 447 7 1 17 TUESDAY.............. " 3 4'47 7 1 18 WEDNEDTDA....... | 14 4 48 7 iS 19 THURSDAY ............ 15 4 48 7 3 20 FRIDAY....... .... " 16 4 48 7 4 li THE KIAIMA EXAMINER. PUBLISHED WEEKLY. All communications intended for insertion must.bo,authenti •ated by the ?nme aud alddress of the writer-not necessarily for pubieation, but as a guarmteco of good faith. We cannot undertake to return rFjected communications SATUIDAY, DEGCE?TBEJ 10, 1850..
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, 29TH NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
LEGISLATIVE-ASSEMBLY, TUESDAY, 29TII "NOVEMBER. The Legislative Assembly met to-day, pursuant to adjournment, the Speaker taking the chair at twenty minutes past three o'clock. Mr. Forster, Mr. Black, and Mr. Samuel were sworn, and took their seats. Mr. Hoskins took the oath and his seat for the Gold-Fields North. Mr. Gordon took the oath and his seat for Illa. warra. The Speaker announced that he had received letters from Mr. Cowper, Mr. Douglas, and Mr. L. H. Bailey, resigning their seats, respectively, for East Sydney, Darling Downs, and Mudgee. He had abstained from 1issuing .? new writ in the first case, because the time had not expired for disputing the validity of the election; and in the second case because the district would be shortly cut off from this colony by the erection of the now colony of Queensland; and he had already issued a writ for Mudgee. Mr. Forster rose and said : It would be expected that he should offer some explanation to the House. The" facts relating to...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
It-will be perceived from the summary of our Pirliamentary intelligence, that.the gon tlcmcn forniing, our Ministry have entered fully upon their onerous and arduous duties; and it is to be hoped that all waspishness, snaplpishness, and obstructionism may be cast away,. and the whole Senate collectively come forward and aid the Ministry with their advice anid support; We think the members of the 'Assembly are bound by their duty to their constituents, and love to their country, to do this. The electors have been disgusted with the mode heretofore adopted in the House, by members finding fault, merely for the sa ke of showing themselves smart follows. The defects and errors in our laws-often ungrammatical and preposterously absurd-a few words 'nulli fying whole sections, and giving them quite a different sense to what was at first intended arise mainly from their being altered and amended under excited feelings. The picture, however perfect when it enters the House, hav ing received ...
THURSDAY, 1ST DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
THnnURSDAY, jsT DECEMIER. The Coµcpil,metatt the usual hour. A .mssage was .received from the Governor General stating that in accordance with an address preseinted to him, he would, by an early oppor tunity, forward to the Secretary of State for the Colonies the resolution adopted by the Council on the subject of the separation of Queensland. Mr. Johnson drew attention to the contents of the Sydiey Morning Herald of the day, in which he stated that serious misrepresentations were made of what took place in the House on the previous evening. . Some.discussion took place on a motion by Dr. Douglass for an address asking, for information in reference to appointments to thie magistracy since 1856.' Dr. Douglass, Mr. Deas Thomson, Mr. Isaacs, and Mr. Wise, all spoke in condemnation of the course which had heretofore been pursued in reference to these appointments, maintaining that it was abso lutely necessary that some now system should be adopted. The Government offered no opposition, ...
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, 30TH NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
_ PARIAMENTARl IN? TELLIGENCE. •" "A ' I" .isGee'1Rat Os raisk 51iD a E ~irPsE.) - EGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, 30TrH NOVEMBER. I' " The eottgbtcl' met at a few: hinites past four S'elock. There was not a large attendance of mem bers. The resignations of Dr. Dickson and of Mr. Blake were communicated to the House. Leave of absence for three months was granted to the Hon. James Norton. Mr. Hood took the oaths and his seat as " member of the House. The Private Secretary brought a message from the Governor-General in reference to the separation ,of Moreton Bay from New South Wales. On the motion of Mr. Johnson, the Orders in 'Council, and the letters patent accompanying the message, were ordered to be read by the clerk at - the table. The Secretary for Works (Mr. Eagar) moved that these papers be printed mi ad hereupon arose a very protracted discussion, 'arid sdieiiwhat irregularly conducted. At length it wa% so?inod by Mr. Montefiore, that the debate on the motion for printing be a...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. (ABRIDGED FROM THE HERALD AND EMPIRE.) PORT OF SYDNEY. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE . -4---- (ADRIMDED ROOM TnE DERALD AND EMPIRE.) PORT OF SYDNEY. anRvIALs. November-30,-faunter (s.), Sullivan, from Clyde River, witli 10 bales wool, IO? hides, and sundries ; .iimose (s.), Fneteshar mrm Moerimbuln,' ith 61 bahnk wol, 77 bags wheat, aud-sundrioa; Wave of Life, ship, Stuart, fromn thle Iowns 2SIh August, with i eargo of general merchandise; Noich, Dutch slllp, WVierik, from Rlotterdam 2od August, with a cargo of general mierehandise. December 4.-Granite Cilty, ship, Lcask, from the Downs 15th August, with a cargo of general onerhandise. December 2.--el?decr, Amnerican ship, 1Bater, from New York 12th August, llth sundries. December 3.--lunter (S.), from Clyde River, with sundriess. December 4.-lllawar'or (s,), .from Ulladulla, with 170 kegs .butter, and sundries; foreisy)ton, ship, from Livorpool 28th July, with a cargo of general muerelandisOe. SAILED. December 1.-Electra, for San Franclsco. oDeoember .--osarier, for T'wofold Bay. Dscembor 8.--...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
- .. • , - A Card.. . - , MR.RICEARD WARING, ATTORNEY, SOLICITOB, WND PROCTOR':: . SHOALHAVEN STREET, KIAMA. IR .P. OWEN'S Office removed to Captain Hart's Cot rL tage, lately occupied by Mr. Ford, next the new JEpiscopalian Church. . Kiama, 26th August, 1859. I I.ED C .AI . L To the In7habitants of Kiai4a, Cerrinponj, and Jamberoo. THE Undersigned havingretuined fr?m Europe, . begs most'respectfully to inform.'nem thatTheo has resumed the Practice of his Profession at hib old rsiderice, Manning-street, where he 'may be consulted daily. GEORGE HENRY HAMILTON, M.D.; BURGEON, L.M., M.S.A., LONDON, And Legally-qualified Medical Practitioner of Nowi South Wales.' ISS C. GODFREY, Millifier and Dressmaker; next door.to M. Woolfo's, Tcrragong-street, Kiama. Orders executed promptly, and terms moderate. GEORGE TURNER, UNDERTAKER. . Funerals Respectably Conducted. SCALE of CHARGES varying from £4 10s. to S11 guineas (including,Hoarse.) . - Orders from any part of the district punc tually att...
PORT OF KIAMA. EXPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
FPORT OF KIAUA. Per I. S. N. Co.'s steamers for tho weok'nding Oth Dseember. S:208 kegs butter, 0 cases cheese, 0 coops poultry 8 oeases'eggs,901 pigs, 56 calves, 7 :bogs onions, 12 bags barley, 10 bides, 2 bundles calftkioi, 8 lambs, and sundries. S' r NmsOuOr?cAre. ."--This craft came into our port yestcr tlay morning with a cargo of bricks for sale. The brioks were .,hlppodat.Sydney. . , .. , i .(
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
E 0 . EXAMINATION of thel' IPUI LS of the 1LHA S ' WARIRA IOUSE ACADEMY. The usual Midsumomer Examination of the scholars at the above establishment will take plLaceon THURSDAY ncxt, the 15th instant, at: 11 o'clock an.m:, aupon which occasion, those who take an interest in edtucational mat ters are respeqtfully invited: to attend. S:PROGRAMMIE. Reoitations, Juvenile" Essays, and Debates, French Recitations, '&o., &c. ,ENGLISH; Master Wm-,lMeares Narrative Essay-Subject, Crinica Recitation-St. Cecilha's Day C. Meares :Fable Versified Jas. Poulton Essay-Luther and the Rbforma Stion Debate-Wans Ciesar .a Great Alan? (Alfirmative) . Rcitation-Thei Mnnummy. Jio King :Essaiy-Sir I l Havelock Debate--Wis Cesar . a Greiat S.... , " M - aiaf? (Negative) Recitation-Hotspur and Glen ..... ower' Thos. King lRecitatioui-Hotspur. and Gleni dower Th-oShive Ship .. 'Jno.."Walker Psalm of Life B. James Excelsior Hood's Song of the Shirt W..Rohbb. Norval H..Robb -,Edwin and Emma' ': ...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE KIAMA EXAMINER. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
S?0 THE EDITOR OF THE KIAMA EXAMINER. SSr,-Allow me a small space in your valuable journal to pass a few remarks on the Iiftwarra Mercury correspondent hero, in rconeoion with the paper war as he styles it, between Romanus and Boots. In the first place, beg to state, that I am not acquainted with any IhdivIdual hearing the name of Boots--therefore I will be tbe more likely to give an mpartial opinion between the corre spondent and that individual. And as the IRiauwarra orerury has very unjustly declined printing anything further bearing on the subject, and as that paper has given their eorrespondent a decided adnantage (if hI had been alhi to take advantage of It), by allowing him two letters for one from Boots, I must request of you to give me room to state my views on this subject. Tho correspondent's letters certainly display a ovast amount of superior talent. Nevertheless, I cannot come to the coelusion that he had any right to ioterfere between Itomanus and Boots, more particul...