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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 August 1856
'm e a, s u g a : it, s o a p;, candles. JL ' , BRST NEOROHEAD TOBACCO, RICE, in small bags, BOTTLED ALE and POUTER, AVlXES AND SSIRITS, a?/ (, AT GREATLY REDUCED PRICES, ' T. HOBB3'S FOST OFFICE GENERAL STORES, DAPTO, 831 Always on Hand : ROW'S EMBROCATION, or, FARMER'S FRIED, row's lkkimknt., HOLLOWAY'S PILLS AND OINTMENT, Dinneford & Co.'a Fluid Magnesia, LIEUTENANT JAMES'S BLISTERING OINTMENT VBX1CB TURPENTINE, ESSENCE OF PEPPERMINT, And an Assortment of MEDICINES and D.R, U G G S AT T . HOBBS'S POST -OntHiti GENERAL STORES, DAPTO; 832 HP . HOBBS begs to. inform the inl-abitants of Dapto, Mac JL , quarie River, Shollharbour, and the surrounding districts, that ho is now opening- a huge and genuine assortment of Drapery Hosiery Groceries Ironmongery Oils and Paints Saddlery Colonial-made Boots and Shoes Perfumery '( t- ?-- Stationery Paper Hangings Aid a General Assortment of Sundries. ,-,. ? AM or which he will sel] at prices to suit the times?. ® POST OFFICE GENERAL STO...
WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 August 1856
WEDNBSpAy. On the motion of Mr. Martin, a debate of sotjc length took phce in reference to an nssa,rilt committed on a member of tha house on the ground adjoining the chamber. A motion for call ing evidence to t-jte bar was ultimately withdrawn. On .the motion of the Colonial Secretary, a select committee was appointed to audit the accounts of the revenues. Tho house adjourned at twenty-minutes after five o'clock.
SHOALHAVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 August 1856
SJIOALiWEN/ - [.FROy A CORUESPOMJET.] ' 'Tho ?weh.theri for tho.last week or two, ,1ms been very cold. J never noticed, in this distriet, as heavy frosts as we have had from the 20th to the 30th July. On theafternoon of Tuesday last, a valuable horse and cart, the property of Mr. Robertson, butcher, at Greenhiil, tumbled down tho south bank of the Rhnalhnvaii River: and. I feel sorrv to relate, the horse was killed on the spot. This is the third accident of the kind that (venrred at or near tho snme spot. Unless tho inhabitants fence oft ihe river from the road, there is iio knowing what amount ot damage may take place. Srme six or eight weeks ago, Mr. O. Murray's horse and cart fell down exactly the same spot where' Mr. Robertson's horse was killed. Surely it would not cost the inhabitants much to fence in this dangerous bank, am!, unless they do so, the people's lives nro noisnfe. .'The examination of the Gooddog school took place on Monday last, in the presence of a large assembl...
[?]District Intelligence. KIAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 August 1856
Silatmitni Wistmi Mtili$tm.' KIAMA. [?iiom' oua own coKRHSP'oNDntrT.] Rkstision Court. — On last Thursday a Court was held at ihe Police Office for tho revision of the Electoral List. Messrs. Waugh, Perrott, and Ewer were .on the bench. No names were added to the list, nor were there any struck .off it ; it may therefore fte presumed that Mr. Thomas Fowler give unusual care to the en rolment of the names of the electors, or else that tho electors, as apathetic as horetore, took no trouble -to find o.ut whether their names were put .on the list or not. ^.Meeting at Kiama.— Ft will be seen by an advertisement in this day's irsne that a meeting is to be hi4d at Kiama, on Wed nesday evening next, to discuss the question of Church Endow ments. Tho subject in an important one, and we would hope the. reridents in the neighbourhood of Kiama will attend. Weather. — In the early part of this week this neighbourhood was visited by a somewhrit -boisterous .wind. No damage has been' oceasionsd b...
THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 August 1856
THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Tuesday. Tho following rh.omborg took tho oaths and their sent* — If'r Donaldson, Mr. Nichols, Mr. . llacarthur, Mr. Holt,- Mr. Suitor? and Mr. T. G. llnsden. ? The Coloninl Seeretwry (Mr. Donaldson) laid on the table a number of official documents, which where ordered to be printed. . Ihe honourablo member then said ho would tako that oppor tunity to state to tho House tho , position of tho ministry in. relation to the pnblic business. The Coloninl Treasurer vrou'd ho prepared to make his -financial ptntement on Thnrsday we«k. Bills for tbo abolition . of the two-thirds .elausp, for the roenact ment of tho Waste Lands Sales Act, for tbc 'management of tho gold fields, to jejFect vurious reforms in tho state of tho Jaw, for tho establishment of municipal institutions in Sydney and elso where, would bo early introduced. It was proposed to snhmit to the hquse, on Thursday next, a. schema for the reconstruction of the Gove»-nmonfc Departments. The questions of...
THURSDAY, AUGUST 7. (Before Messrs. Irving and Gerard.) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 August 1856
Thursday, Aua0S7 7. (Before Messrs. Irving and Gerard.) Mabtkks and Sbuvahts Act.— rPeter Grooser, the hired servant ,of Mr. Amlrew Thompson, appeared on au information charging ~ him with' unlawfully absenting himael.f from his masters Services : Mr. Thompson stat'ed he had repeatedly absented himself, but tha case on which tho present .-charge was founded took _ place on Vrnlnv 1st-. Atiiriiafc. wht'ii GrOuner came to him and said he was going away to see a Magistrate. Mr. Thompson told him that he '?/ 'jnteiHlsd to apply on Monday for a summons, and he might go along with him, 'and if the Magistrates were present, the matter ''''in dispute might bo settled, without Groesers being put to the , .cost of a summons. Mr. Owen, who appeared for the defence observed, thnt Mr. Thompson's own evidence disposed of the case, for Groeser distinctly stated to Mr. Thompson that he was gping to see a Magistrate, and that did not constitute an absenting himself by the law, for the Merchant Seame...
SYDNEY MARKETS. PRIORS OF FLOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 August 1856
SYDNEY MARKETS.. PRICES OF ILODR Little or no wheat -irn nrnved from the pountry this weok, elth«r vj. tha1 roads or by coa&tern ; nor has thero been any importation to any uppreciablo extont. The Port Fairy '?wheat,' ex W. B. Dean, roaHmid 12«. at auction. The few uarn plea whieh arrived to market fetched 10s. to 12s. according to quality. Tho scarcity of wheat hew, with its advanced prico in the sur rounding colonies— an increasing demand for fiour, and tho reported stato of the Ohiliun market, — ha7e combined to pus'a up tho prloo of flour 3i- per toil sinco last report. POULTRY AND DAIRY PRODUCE. Fowls Ss. Cd, to 4s, ducks 8s to 8s Gd. geesa 12s to 13i-, turkeys 10a to 15a,. pigeons 23, wild ducks 6a to 8s Gd. teal 4a per couplo; roasting plgfl 6s each, butter Is to Is dl, cheese 7d to 8d bacon and hams 7d to 8d, lard 8d to Til per lb. Eggs Is to ,1b 3d per dozen , FORAGE. ITay 71. to 51. 10a, straw 31. to 51. per ton; mcSse 38. to 3s. 3d, oata (orva load) 3s Id, barley ...
Shippin Intelligence. SYDNEY SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 August 1856
iljmp Mtllknut* SYDNEY SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. August 2-^-SIiamrock (s.); 350 tons,. Warner, from Mornton Bay :30th ultimo. Benjamin Heape, barque, 261 tonn, Data, from Shanghai Juno 22. Gertrude, lirig, 120 tons, Dunuing, from Auckland July 10. Vanquish, schoonor, 128 tonn, Scott. froYn Morkon Bny'.Tuly 20. August 3.— London (s),.C!H) tons, Watt?, from' Mulbourno .Tnly 31. Alice Brown, brig, 172 tons. Cole, from Kelson- 13tIi.Tnly. Emily Jane, schooner, , 130 tons, Beer, from Geclonjr liTlh July. - Unknown, schooner, 30 tons, Wat son, from the South Sea 'Islands. Vulture, brig, 1(14 tons, Hremner, from MiwtriliUB 1-lth June. Aria!, schooner, 138 tons, M'Alister, from Melbourne 27th ultimo. Acueia, barque, 28S tons, Barnes, from Melbourne 27th uHin:o. Augnnf- 4.— Viceroy, schooner, 171 tons, Steplicnfon, from JTolbourne July 25lli. Mifisie, brsy, 198 tons, Ward, from Melbourne July 29.' Lauaccston, b.-irque, 320 teemi, 'l?obin:on, returned to port. John Runyan, ship, 461 tons, Henry, fr...
COURT OF REQUESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 August 1856
COURT Oi? REQUESTS. Monday last being the first in the month, this Court ought t(- have' ^»at, but only ono Magistrate' (Mr, Irving) being in nttendance, it bad to ba adjourned until to day.. This 'is a grievance tho public have a ri;?ht to complain of, for it must be borno in mind, that on. thiwe occasions, there in generally a large number of suitor* with thuir witnesses in attendance, soine of whom may have many wiles to come, and then to have their. business postponed tor the' want of Magistrates is a just ground of compliant. Those gon ?tlenjen who accept the honours of the magistracy- ought to re member that there. aro dnt-ieu connected .therewith, sii)d for tho due .-dischargo of ihose duties they nro morally responsible to the enm munitrr It is no lijjht matter for persons to attend a Court for 'tiieuclilnmeHt of their business, whereby they are put to much .lost, both in time uml money, anil then to be told to come another .;,day, thus doubling the loss and .inconvenience. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 August 1856
The Steamer, ' IHawaira^' J3JS:f~- fF'HIS faafc and favourite steamer, will oontinne to. ffilk, .1 leitve WOLLONGONG- for SYDNKY every ^^1^ MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, and FRIDAY mom -S^a?Us:5.« ing.«, pur.ctnaJly afc 1 o'clock; and SYDNEY t'or ?WOLTiON GONG every TUESDAY,. THURSDAY, aud SATUR-* DAY ujorain»-3 at 9 o'clock) yAKSS:— Cabin ? . , . ;,:. ... . :-. IOs* Steerage .............. .1 ?...:?.?.. ..'... 6*. RETURN TICKETS POU XSN DAYS:— .. Cabin ? 1 79. 6d. . CHARLES FAIRS, f86 Agent, Wollonifonjf. Steam between Kiama, 'Wolloagong1, and Sydn ey. .frjgp mHB KIAMA STEAM NAVIGATION COM-. A;^P|l A. l'ANY'S Fast and Favourite St«amer ^fe^SSSs?5' plies Tegul.arly twice a week between Kiama, WsU longong, and Sydney : ?'???-. Le.avijic;. KIAMA ' EVERY MONDAY AND THURSDAY, at 12 noon punctnaU And tlie Victoria Wharf, Eratine-strcet, SYDNEY, Every TUESDAY and FRIDAY NIGHTS, at 10 o'clock. .' ? Fares..—. Cabin .. ... .. .. ..... .. . 1,58. Steerage . ., .... . . .... . . . . 7s. 6-J. The 'KIAMA' ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 August 1856
, Wollongong1 Annual Baces. TO COME OFF ON 28-h and 29th OCTOBER, 1856. fpHE MAIDEN PLATE of EIGHTY SOVEREIGNS, for |_ all horses that have never won an advertised prize exceed ing Thirty Sovereigns exclusive of- sweepstakes, lj mile; the - rasond hor»o to receive Twenty Sovereigns of the prize ; entrauco Eiirht Sovereigns. Entra.icos, enclosing fee, will be received from this dote. GEO. WM. BROWN, Hon. Seccetary. Brown's, Tllawarra, July 31,1851. 897- Saving's Bank. NOTICE l.o the public is hereby given that the WOLLON GONG BRANCH of the SYDNEY SAVING'S BANK is siow open, and dopoiitors are- requested to observe, that on EVERY FRIDAY, between the hours oF 2 and 5 in the afternoon, deposits will be received ab the ollioe of the tindersigimd ; when the necessary vouchers will be given with' the rules and regula j&iuu* of the Bank. CHARLES FAIRS, Accountant for 8aid Bank. Smith-street/ 'East end, 1st August 899 Australian Mutual Provident Society. t/ STABLISH WD (with importan...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 August 1856
Birth. At Keara Vale, on the 8th instant, Mrs. John Stewart of a daughter. Married. At Wollongong, on tha- 9th instant, by the Rev. S. 'Wilkinson,, Wesleyan Methodist Minister, Mr. J. S. Garrett, of Wollongong, &nbsp; to Miss Elizabeth Dix, late of Windsor, England.
Parliamentary. THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 August 1856
'l&irliaintiiianj. l(Abridged from the Empire' s Parliamentary Summary.) THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; WEDNESDAY &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The following members took their seats, : Mr Alexander Busby, Mr. Robert Fitzgerald, Mr. Thomas Hood Hoodl, and Mr. William Colburn Mayne. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Captain Mayne laid on the table a number of papers, which were ordered to be printed. In reply to a question from Mr. Towns, as to what measures had been taken fo 'the erection and management of light-houses on onr coasts, Captain Mayne stated that a gentleman had been despatched to Victoria to confer with the authorities of that colony, and with delegates from the other colonies on the subject. He had received a letter from that gentleman in which it was salted that the delegates concurred in tho adoption of measures for carrying out the object. &...
KIAMA, VERSUS MONOPOLY. (To the Editor of the Illawarra Mercury.) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 18 August 1856
KIAMA, VERSUS MONOPOLY. ( To the Editor of the Illaivarra Mercury.) Sir— You will do me a particular favour by allowing me, through the columns of your journal, to make a few remarks relative to a letter which appeared in your issue of the 24th inst., and signed ' Vox Populi.' Now, in my opinion, the writer is totally ignorant of the pro ceedings of the Steam Navigation Company's, viz., the ' Kiama,' ' lllawarra,' and ' Nora Creina.'' He hails from Bulli — and that being a portion of the settlement distant from the port of Wollongong about 7 or S miles, and from that of Kiama, say 40. It is more than probable, that the greater portion of his remarks are founded upon mere hear-sav or bush^gossip ; or, otherwise, it may be that this famed 'Vox Populi' is .one of those fairand easy far-in- the-day customers, who thought to saddle his horse in another stable (better in his opinion than the old one) and was eorely disappointed. He says 'that several of the most influential shareholders (...
(To the Editor of the Illawarra Mercury.) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 18 August 1856
(To the Editorof the lllawarra Mercury.) - SiR-xrWhen your valuable journal arrived, dated 3rd .instant, I i^yas walking oil the .verandah enjoying- niy.self, perhaps with the Misses ,; aud.seeing that a BulU.!^W'^FopuliM had gave such a lecture '(I was about to $ay. on' -natural;. philosophy) as astonished me at first sight ; but-, having a little patience, and judging the R.irvin us pverv skilled doctor does of the disease by the symptoms. I sav that if I were one T; would at once pronounce i'ir. 'Vox 'Populi' mad. And, if there is any such thing- as metamor phosing, I would turn him into Pro Bona Publico. As it ap pears to me that Mr. 'Vox Populi' has been asleep .or dreaming, ati'd has had a severe attack of Nightmare, or lie would not express himself in such a manner to a diserning public, who too well know .their own interest or business to ,be dictated to bv^ either Mr. .'?'Vox Populi' the man— or any of his supporters, which I believe at the present day are. few in number, &...
Original Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 18 August 1856
(SD.rigiiuil CiirofljiDtttomT. ?? '?fit is to be distinctly understood that we do not identify, ourselves with t!,- . ' opinions ot gentlemen availing themselves of the opportunity of advo cating their views in this department of our journal; norcan we under . .take to insert; any commuuieatiou uot hayiiugj tlie,,', writer's , name and address attached thereto— not necessarily tor publication, l-ut. as a; guarantee of good faith. — 13d.]
Tale and Sketches. FLORENCE O'BRIEN, AN IRISH TALE. CONTINUED FROM OUR LAST. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 18 August 1856
Cult's nuii Ikffrip, FLORENCE O'BRIEN, AN IRISH TALE. Continue!) fro^ our Last. At tlie close of our last chapter, it wag narrated, that, in about two months after the memorable St. Patrick's ijDay Ball, at Portmullina, Squire Joyce had been suddenly arrested upon a charge of high treason; and that the nuptial benediction liavimr been pronounced even in. pre- sence of the King's messengers, Florence, by a singular ; stretch of indulgence, was permitted to accompany her \ husband to Dublin, to spend her honeymoon in a prison, if this farther grace were vouchsafed. The intermediate period had been one of increasing anxiety to Florence and her friends. The country was now on the verge qf the deepest horrors of that cruel civil war which was already desolating- Ireland. Intelligence of the arrest of the conspirators at Oliver Bond's in Dublin had reached Portmullina two or three days before the Conciliation Ball, and had been the main motive in lead ing Florence tq suggestthat John Joyc...