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DR. BRERETON'S LECTURE ON THE TURKISH BATH. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
DR. JRERETON'S LECTURE ON THE TURKISH BATI. -4---t Dr. J. Le Gay Brereton delivered a lecture on this subject in the Hall of the School of Arts, Sydney, lately. The attendance was unusually large. Mr. N. H. Eagar introduced the lecturer, who, after having rapidly reviewed the history of the bath, and glanced at the circumstances that have led to its perpetuation among the oriental nations, observed that the bath might be described as a drama, enacted in five acts, which he then proceeded to explain. The first thing to be done by persons under going the process was, to divest themselves of the cumbrous and disagreeable clothing ordinarily worn. Having done that, they would enter into an apartment termed ,the Tepidarium, through which is constantly passing a current of heated air, ranging from 100 to 120 degrees. Here they would remain until brought into a state of gentle perspiration. They would then proceed to the Sudatorium, where, in consequence of the warmer temperature, they wou...
NATIVE INSTITUTION AT KING GEORGE'S SOUND, WESTERN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
NATIVE INfSTITUTIONATKIING GEOIRGE'S SOUND, VWESTERN AUSTRALIA. An interesting report of a Native Institution at King George's Sound, published in June, 1858, was, a day or two ago, handed to us, with the request that it might appear in our columns. Presuming it will prove acceptable to many of our readers, we give the following reprint of it. The Asylum for the children of aboriginal natives of Annesfield, King George's Sound, Western Australia, at present contains eighteen children, thirteen girls, and five boys. The ages of the six elder girls are from ten to fif teen or sixteen; the younger ones are from eight years down to eighteen months; the eldest boy is about eight years old, and the youngest is just four years and seven months. These children are under the special care of the Government Resident's wife, with or with out an assistant, as the case may be. A mere hireling would be of little use in such a work, and it is difficult to meet with those who will undertake the situ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
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TUESDAY, 6TH DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
TUESDAY, GTH DECEMBDER. The Assembly met at twenty-five minutes past three o'clock. The Speaker reported that he had received a letter from John M'Phillamy, Esq., resigning his seat for West Macquarie ; and on the motion of Mr. Forster, the seat was declared vacant. Mr. Forster brought up the Elective Legislative Council Bill, which was read a first time, ordered to be printed, and read a second time on the 14th instant. Several now notices of motion were given by members, including one by Mr. Forster for an annual subsidy of £9,625 in aid of the establishment of an electric tolegraph between Australia and Europe. Mr; Lyons moved in favor of a sum not exceeding £680 to provide for a police magistrate. Mr. Plunkett seconded the motion. Mr. Rotton thought Sydney was the last place which required a police magistrate. She already had three paid magistrates-the Water Police Magistrate, the Inspector-General of Police, and the Mayor. . Mr. Forster said the Government had decided before th...
FRIDAY, 2ND DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
FRIDAY, 2ND DnOEMBseIe. The Legislative Assembly met at twenty-five minutes past three o'clock. In reply to Mr. Plinkett, the Colonial Secretary stated that the Government did not intend to place any additional sum on the Estimates for the im provement of Wynyard-square. On the motion of Mr. Wilson, three petitions, in favor of the repeal of the gold duty, were ordered to be printed. Dr. Lang moved for the appointment of a com mittee to inquire into certain proceedings of the Synod of Australia towards Dr. Lang in 1842, Mr. Hay : Though he had not voted for the ex clusion of clergymen, he had nevertheless appre hended serious evils from their introduction into that House. And if they entertained this motion, there would be no end to ecclesiastical quarrels, for of all persons ecclesiastics were the most disputa tious. Mr. Black doubted the propriety of the motion, but, if it were pressed, he should vote for it. Mr. Forster concurred in the views expressed by Mr. Hay. He acknowledged...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. .1 "Mr. W. IRezlet furnishes the following report of the Sydney produce market, dated the 7th Deoemb^r, IRI5 :-Whoa, per husbhel, 6s. Pd. to 7. ; mazte, ditto, .s. 4d. to "s. Od.; poltatoes, per ewt., 4s. to. s.: onions, ditto, Ga. to 7s.: flour, ditto, 21s.; butter. per lb., d. to 104.; bacon, ditto, 7id. to 8 erd. -dozen, Is. to 1s. Id.; pigs, each. tOs. to 36s.: calves, ditto, to 15,.; fowls, per rouple, 3s. to 3s. ?tt. IrspL Tor SALtn.--Mesnrs. Irving and tooler report the t -sales during lnst week to be unusually dull. Many are ie hoed to sell, and fewi disposed to buy. RESULa r o, SALr r.-r. George I. WValdron reports ho log sold tlurlig theorwek, 5tr. Sohu tiltler's 464 acre faten t Go tn gong, fir £'2,?00. Also, at Mr. Ifoward's, J.mboeroo, the ho q of iails dtry eows, &o., &e., tho cows averaging £?0 10o, per hlul. Soles ne daory stock ort very dll in consequence of the lowp I lc of bttter and the continued dry weather.
THURSDAY, 1ST DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
THURSDAY, 1sT DECEMBER. The Legislative Assembly met at twenty-fiveo minutes past three o'clock. In reply to Mr. Clements, the Secretary forLands said the electric telegraph between Sydney and Bathurst would be completed and opened by the 1st of January. In reply to Mr. Hoskins, the Colonial Treasurer. said it was not the intention of the Government,. during the present session, to abolish the gold duty,; but they would be prepared next session to do so if the state of the revenue permitted of its abolition. In reply to Mr..Dalley, the Colonial Secretary said the Attorney-General and Solicitor-General had accepted office on condition that they should not have seats in the Cabinet, nor be bound to support the policy of the Government. In reply to Mr. Egan, the Colonial Secretary said the Government did not intend, during the present session, to introduce any measure for the sale and occupation of the public lands. In reply to Mr. Weekes, the same Minister said the Government did not ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
MARRIED. On the 7th instant, by the Rev. H. Mack, at the residence of the bride's father, near Kiama, Mr. William Moffitt, to Emma Crawford, eldest daughter of Mr. Nicholas Craig. At Minnamurra, on the 6th instant, by the Rev. Hugh McKail , the Rev. John Kinross, Presbyterian Minister of Kiama, to Elizabeth Joanna, eldest daughter of Robert Menzies, &nbsp; Esq., J.P., Minnamurra, Illawarra.
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, 7TH DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
* liUAVfUfP4l k OUUUYCIT. WEDNESDAY, 7TI I)oEMIcIaER. Present-The Mayor, Aldermon Sharpe, Colley,. Hanrahan, Hsqkins, Blow, Miller and.Robinson. The minutes of the last meeting were read and:i confirmed. The Clerk read it letterfrom the Randwick Muni cipal Council, suggesting an insertion in the Land Bill now before Parliament, securing to the.muni cipal corporations the control of reserves, and wish ing for the co-operation of this corporation. After some discussion, it was moved by Alderman COLCEY and seconded by Alderman SIAnrPE Shat the Council is of opinion that the clause suggested by the Randwick Munlcilpal Council for insertion in the Land Bill now boefore Parliamnt, securing to municipat corporationu tl?e con trol of all reserves, ought to be ioserted in such 111; it is there. fore resolved that tie representative of this district be requestod to supportltherclauseo, In I?is iace in 'Parliament, nand that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to tthe Randwlck Municipal .Co...
POLICE COURT. THURSDAY, 8TH DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
POLICE COURT. THURSDAY, 8TH DECEMBER. (Before Messrs. Waugh,. Chapman, Fry, Robb, Moles, and afterwards, Hindmarsh and Gray, J P.s) James Harvison summoned James Sharpe for impounding a bull. Mr. Waring for complainant, and Mr. Owen for defendant. The Bench stated they had written to the Attorney-General, but had not received an answer, supposing it to be from domestic affliction. The case was therefore again adjourned to the 22nd instant. Thomas Black summoned Henrv Luckett for abusive language and attempted assault.. Plaintiff stated: I live at Gerringong; on last Tuesday week I had been making hay, amongst which was some weeds; gave defendant a fork and sent him to gather the weeds into two heaps, to be burnt; I then told Charles Ellison, another of my men, when he had finished churning to go and help de- fendant, at the same time giving him a new American fork; I was afterwards with Mr. Wilson showing him some cattle, when I saw Ellison walking about the field; I asked him why h...
SHOALHAVEN. COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS—NUMBA. TUESDAY, 6TH DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 10 December 1859
SHOALHAVEN. COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS - NUMBA. Tuesday 6th December &nbsp; Barham v. Parnell.-An assault, which was proved to the satisfiction of the Jlunch, although attended with some provocation : defendant was fined:£l. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; At the request of plaintiff, tilo ase was withdrawn. Q loen v. Williams.--For a rullianly aid pramedlitated assault on William-Ringland, of thu Settler's Hoone. It appears Williams went to ltinglaid's house oni thel night of Saturday, the 2Gth November, after. the house wat closed, ini company with another, anl demanded two glasscs of grog; on beini refused by drs. Ringland, lihe used very abusive and filthy language ; lillgland then put hint out of the house ; he then attacked Rinlland with a bottle about the fiee, knocked out his left eyeo and three of his teeth of the i Pl:r jaiw on the same side. HIe was taken into custody by the district constable, andt remanded t...