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FALKENBERG THE FORGER. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 29 March 1864
FhALIENBERG THIE FORGER. (From the Brisbane Courier's Maryborough Corresronrdent.) Mancle 12.--,When thile last mail left for Brisbane some suspicion was raised that Fnlkenberg was in toWn. I will send you a full, true, and particular account of his escape, hIis recapture, his escape again and his recapture again. After escaping from thie lock-up at Brisbane hlie made for Ips wiclh. Your chief constable he met the next day in all hIis official finery, but as Falkenbcrg says, he knew tlhe chief's busi ness better than the chief did, hlie passed on from Ipswichl to Drayton and Toowooba. At the latter place he fell ip with two other Germans, and the three became one. Hence the trio wentto Gayndal, and on to Maryborough. One of tlheir number went to Southerden's store and boughlt somen goods, tendering in payment a cheque drawn by Stewart and Lawson (now sup posed to be a forgery) for £34, and Mr. Southlordon 4sve him a cheque of his own for £29 in change. On Monday one oftlhe three wen...
THE LIFE-BOAT DISASTER AT NEWCASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 29 March 1864
THE LIFE-BOAT DISASTER AT NEW. CASTLE. (From tlhe Empire.) The fate of Captain Lovett, the late gal lant commander of the Newcastle lifeboat, and of the unfortunates who were drowned with him, has excited the warmest com passion in Sydney. The circumstances of the case are known. The schooner Zone, well-known in the Northern trade, was re ported in distress, oi' Nobby's, and likely to drift ashore, the weather being very tempestuous, and the sea rough. The harbor-master, Captain Allen, hlaving called for volunteers, Captain Lovett, the assist ant harbor-master, took command of the lifeboat as coxswain, having a crew of nine men. From the state of tile weather and thie sea, the lifeboat could not hlave gone to the Zone, to take off her crew, or returned safely to Newcastle, unless thle steam-tug Buniarce hlad followed her out and back, whichl she did at the request of Captain Allen, Iarbor-master. Captain Allenpnt a pilot, Captain Collins, on board the Bunga ree, to attend specially ...
CAPTURE OF GARDINER THE BUSHRANGER. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 29 March 1864
CA.TUITA OF GARD. YERTHE . BTUSI HRANGNEG. (Fro a the Lfihyire.) The tele' rchifews which announced the capture of thb notorious bh?shranger SFriank Gardiner, to the,-Syniiy6 public, :'was looked upon with great distrust, and many persons ventured to predict that when the individual who had been ap prehended arrived in Sydney, it would be found that the constables had been sold, and they had failed to lay hands on the veritable Simon' Pure. Happily,3 how ever, the iiews that was conveyed by the electric wire \ias true, and Mr. Frank Gardiner is laid by the heels a;t last. This is the fifth (of the gang of seven) whoso career has been cut short, and in this ease perhaps there is much cause for con gratuli~tion than in the death of those who were previously his associates in crime. Gardiner was the first who organ :ised a regular band, and there can be no doubt had he not escaped after the des. perate encounter with troopers Middleton and Hosie, three years ago, not a tithe of the amo...
POETRY. THE PLEASANT FIELDS OF KENT. THE SONG OF AN AUSTRALIAN EMIGRANT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 29 March 1864
POETRY; 'T" THE * rlrEASAIT FIELDS OF KENT. TE S0.?G OP AR AUSTRALIAN MIGRANT. 0 Kent's a pleasant country, And heavy is his heart, Yho froanl her breezy iills and downs, And mendows llust delprt; iWhol, aross the heaving oean, To seek a home is sent, fQ far from dear old England, .And the pleasant sfeldI of Kent Fair Surryhas her grassy hills, And.Berkshlre's lands are green: * . But of all tile English countlis, Our IKent she is tihe Queen; And never one of all her sons Far from iler CeveTr wellt Without a heavy heart to leave The pleasaut fields of Kent Urolsi .alsdstone Ilas her orcharts sweet, And Farleigh richest hops, The gras.y fields by Medway's banks Full many a white sheep erops But from aialdstone'S blooming orehards, And Farlelgh's Ihop-flelds aent, I shall see no more tile Medway Ilow Through the green fields of Kent. Old Shoreham has Its pleasant woods, Dear to my heart are they, For there I're nutted, when a boy, Fornmany an autsumns day; . lat nvoRo more a day by me...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 29 March 1864
SALES IBY AUCTION. On TUESDAY, (THIS DAY), Strong Colts and Fillies. M I. GZ. W IDRON has received l instr nos oj the executors of ithe late Henr -.?*1aq, Esrq., to sell by auction, at Mooi Illa liotel, Dapto, On TUES Y, 29th March, 20 strong olt a. fillies. They are by t cole ~ted draft horses rritnce and Drayman, ml se stock are well known in this district. Ro reserve-terms at sa TIlS DAY (TUESDAY.). at Cattle. Fat Cattle. M R. G. i WALDROn has received instruct fro Alick Osborne, Isa., to sell by naE on o o n's Illawarra Hotel, Dapto, On TUESDA , N9tiirch, 50 very prim'at c. tle. These aro a very pritmo loof' cattle: they are very fiat and heavy. Terms at Sale. On TIIURSDAY NEXT, 31st lliarch,; Fat Beef. Fat Beef. A D ON will sell by J. auctnio tt . George Adam's Botcher's shop, On THURSDA " XT, 31st March, At 1 o'e 20 quarters prime fat ref. Terms at Sale. TUESpAY, APRIL 5. District Reared Heifers. 3,-R. G. '&lt;'sYa1DRN" 'ss received instr.titssruf r. George Whitton, of...
HOW PEACHES MAY BE USED AND PRESERVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 29 March 1864
How PEACIIHES MAY SE USED AND P?RE 8ERVED.-~le F?orier'ls JOtrlal, ill reply to the enuquiry of a correspondent as to the use to lwhich peachels may be turned, gives the followiug answer:-" Peachres may be converted into wriue, branud-, and vine :ar, as n-well as dried and made into jam. TIhe drying, about which you specially inquire, is (lone by quartering them before tlhey are ripe, mad drying tIhem on boards or tra:ys; the best and jueiest kinds being least fit for tIhe purpose. We have seen very credit able wine made last season from peaches, by merely gathering tlem up wlhen they fell from over ripeness, and thlrowing thlem together in a tub:. When the tub rhad be come full, the juice was strained off thlroghl a wollen bag. and put into a eask to fer ment, anrd wlhdn this had proceeded flar enough, it wa.stopl)ed by using a little sulphate of limne, as recornrrended in tihe case of cider makiusg. The quality would be inproved by thie addition of ode or trwo pourds of white suga...
BUSHRANGING IN THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 29 March 1864
IIUSHRANGING IN THE SOUTHIERN DISTRICT. A gentleman named Panton, who arrived by the Kiama from Meriinbula, has fur neshed us with some particulars of outrages perpetrated by a band of rucalus, seveen i? numbcr,now itfesting the Southern districts in the neighberhood of Bombala and Pan bula. The leader of tie band is known by thie name of Ca'taiu Jones; another is named Hill. ThiLs ganur has stuck up a large number of people, and visited ald plundered a greart number of statiois; amoneg the victims are Dr. Campbell, J.P.; J. Nichlolson, J.P ; "W. Graham, J.P. J. r. Laurence, J. Love, J. Itolfe, it. Larnes, J. tyane, J. Turbet, E. Jonas, J.P, Iootsey, and Mrs. Leonard. These in clude owners of stations, storekeepers, pub licans, \c. On one occasion the band ven tured I?nto Panbula, and stuck up a store, but resistance was offered, and one of their number was captured by a constable named lHughes, who narrowly escaped witlh his life by knocking a loaded gun which the robber was in the...
MONARO. CAPTURE OF THE BUSHRANGERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 29 March 1864
MON a4o. OCAPTURE OF TIIE BUSHIRANGERS. (From Empire's Correspondent.) March 15.-The desperadoes who held the inhabitants of this district in terror and alarm during their advent as bushrangcrs and robbers have had their career brought to a termination. In my last communication I apprised you of the arrest of Pe'ter Drynob, altas Bayan, by constable ILughes. The suplerintendent of police (Mr. Or ridge) at once organised a system of action by whichl thle wrhole force in this and the surrotnding districts could act in concert, so as to prevent the escape of these outlaws (comrades of Drynob's) who had robbed Captain Campbell's station, and were com rnitting crimes of the woron; nature whre ever they went; anld thdil,.t Bsmbala was the centre or starting noint upon their tracks, many scores of miles were traversed by tile pol:ce in every direction in quest of them. It was quite true that they stuckhup 1Mr. Graham's station iat Guuingralh, antd robbed hiti ofa double ibarrel gun, and th...
NEW ZEALAND. MURDER BY THE NATIVES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 29 March 1864
NEW ZEALAND. MIURDER BY THIE NATIVES. On Wednesday evening the nainful in telligence reached town that Mr. George Patterson, the proprietor of a large saw mill near New Zealand, Taranaki, bad been barbarously murdered by the natives. About ten o'clock on Sunday morning last hlie, along with four settlers,' had beets pro ceedin:, along thie road in rquest of some strayed horses and cattle. MZr. Patterscon, who was the only one of the party on hIorse back, would be from 200 to 3C03 vyards in advance of his companions. They saw Mr. Patterson suddenly raise his hand to call their attention, and at the same time wheel round his horse and santer back. Several Maoriesmanpeared at the same time making towards them, when, as there was only one gun amongst the number, thley also turned and fled in the direction of the town. They had got back a few yards when they heard a volley in their rear, followed by a fiendish yell. On looking round they saw no signs of Mr. Pattersoin, but foueld that th...
ALL-ENGLAND ELEVEN. SECOND INNINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 29 March 1864
ALT.-ENOGAND EVEVOfN. saco,'m Innnas. Caffyn, a iorntm L?kec o f... ... 20 Csrlentar, not out.. . Ciclr. not ont .. . . 0 C1Arkte, b l?wsio a. tirace, olsakbLs?ssrcnc ... ... 6 loaywand, r an out, b Lewls . 14 aookyer be. Maoor... . 4 Byes, & e ... ... 4 Total, arth 4 snket to fall ... tO At the conclusion of the game a match of single wicket was made up between Grace and Tarrant on one side, and Law rence; Thompson, E. Gregory, and Gor mann on the other-the English refusing to play even, or with a smaller odds againsf"2 them than 2 to 1; a larger they were qurs. 0 willing to accept. Grace scored 28, iunt t Tarrant 19, which, with three no-balls, brought up the score to 50, and almost brought the day to a close. GOegory was bowled by Tarrant for 0, and Gorman for 1. Shortly after Thompson went to the wickets the stumps were withdrawn at 6 o'clock. During the interval of lunch, a black fellow from the Claronce afforded much wonder and amusement by his clover throwing of the b...
BRAIDWOOD. Wednesday, 6 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 29 March 1864
]RAIDWOOD. Wednesday, 6p.m. The criminal business of the Qunrter Sos sions will close this evening. The easea tried to-day were ;-Isaane Bowman, 48, and J.onathan Yowman--falther and son-found guilty of highway robbery. The former was sentdnced to 10 years' hard labour, and thile latter 2 years in Darlinghurst gaol. William Kingsley, charged with horse stealing. The verdict given by the jury sas guilty of" irregular riding." He wars sentenced to twelve months in Borrima gaol. In the case of Edward Cullen, for cattle stealing, the jury could not agree, and were locked up.
MAITLAND. Wednesday, 10 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 29 March 1864
MAITIAND. Wednesday, 10 p.m. Sergeant Kerrigan arrived here to-night, from Wollombi, with a lmbushranger named Johla Sieves, who has been committed for trial at the next Circuit Coulrt, Maitland, by the WollombiPolice Court. Sicres is a German, and is charged with highway robbery and attempt to murder. The man shot by him is in Maitland hospital; the 1all is lodged in his back, and has not yet bcen extracted.
WEEKLY SUMMARY OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 29 March 1864
WEEKLY SUMMARY OF NEWS. FREE SELECTION.-Free selection is go ing ahead on the Richmond River, many parts only a short time back studed with timber are now in course of clearing, and dotted with small homesteads, but the late heavy rains are a drawback to all out-door occupations.-Clarence and Rich. mond Examiner. FATAL AFFATY AT BunnIuoo0n.-Tho Times of the 9Lh instant says:-On Sunday last Blackguard Gully'became the scene of one of those horrible outrages which dis grace humanity. Two mates,.named Bar ney - , and William Griflin, both " old hands," and had resolved to "finish up" with "shollelah set to." While Griffin went in search of a tomahawk to cut a bludgeon suitable -for his purpose, lie was followed by Barney, who had found one ready, to hand, and which consisted of a piece of sapling capable of knocking down h'btllock. On Griffin asking him if that wlth'e weapon lie intended to fight with, BAiney answered in the aflirmativo. Grif fin'then spoke of getting one to match it, ...
DRAYTON. 10.40 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 29 March 1864
D?IAYTON. 10.40 p.m. Thie heaviest flood known for years h0 s jt visited these distriets. The hasrj l lastod for t\wety-ouo days. Tile creeks and rivers are oall 1bank ligh, ad in most instances have overflowed, inundating miles ofconntry, and causing inmmenso destrnction of property and loss oflifo. No communnication witlh Brisbano for tle last eight days. Sheep by thonusands have bien destroyed, and one station, Ellango wan, is reported to have lost 20,000. lridges have been slo)let away Ion most of theo roadS, and Gatton I)ridgc, one of thile finest strue tires of the kind inl tlhe collly, and which cosot £30fl0, is a complete wreck. Tile towlnshipof lloma, Iaranoa distrtct; is completely sub merged. Flour is scarce, and serious fears of famine ln the far west districts are entertainled. Still raining, woith no pIrospect of a change.
ACCIDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 29 March 1864
ACCIDENTS. We have again to chronicle several ac- sidents of a more or less serious character, though none of which are or will, probably, prove fatal in their effects. On Tuesday last, Mr. Tory, of the Nowra Hotel, Shoalhaven, being in Kiama, put up at Mr. Adams's, when the horse he rode, which happened to be unaccustomed to a stable, proved somewhat refractory on its being attempted to get him into that at Mr. Adams's. This, however, was accomplished; but in endeavoring to pre vent his coming out again, which he pre- sently attempted to do, Mr. Tory somehow got his arm across the doorpost, and the horse coming with his full weight against the extended hand, broke the bone of the arm near the elbow. Dr. Taylor was im- mediately called, and did what the case re- quired, and with his usual success as it proved; for on Friday last the patient, who had remained during the interval at Mr. Adams's, was sufficiently recovered to proceed by steamer to Shoalhaven. It is a singular circumsta...
ALL-ENGLAND ELEVEN. FIRST INNINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 5 April 1864
* ALL-GNGLAJl ELVE'..-: SO. Tnly, b. Glibcrt...b . ' ; * :" * ; J. Ciesar, c J. Morris... -' : ... Anderson, b-J. Moo ' "..7 T. ilayward, b Lewis, -.;. ... .L Carpenter, b Gilbert ... • ;; " ;* ; ; W. Calfyn, b Lews " .. P XL GErace,, Eo .,and b Gilbertt , .-* S. Lookycr, bLwl ... is, , O. Parr, notout .'" :" , :O J. Jackson,- Moore b Gilbert.;, - .' 15 ' . '.,Tarrant, o Curtis, b Gilbert... " ' * . t Ko ball.. . . Pain : .'' tal '^." * *' - . . '. " ul '
INTERNATIONAL CRICKET MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 5 April 1864
INTERNATIONAL ORIOKCET 31MATO. A return match between the All-Englaid Eleven and tivwety-two of Sydney, was commenced on the Sydney Domain ground on Saturday, Maridh 26.' It was continied on the 'followiug Monday;; but on Tues day the 'rain came down in such torrents, that after playing for about an hour, the -players had to leave the field. Tho weather has been so inclement since that it has been found impossible to finish the match, which accordingly resulted in a draw. Tho fol lowing is the score as far as the match had proceeded: NEW SOUTvI WAsaLES TWENTY-TW O. urlas INNINos. Tlhonprou, c ookycr, b Tarrant .. Jones, c Lokyer, b Jackson .. ... . Grogory, E. c Andorson, b Tarrant ... 4 Curtis, ''arrnt, b Jackson... ... 2 * rampto0n, c Lookyor, b Tarrant ... - 'ishl, b Tarroant ... I'. Lowis, st lockyor, b Tarrant ' ... 0 Clarke, b TLinly .... '; ' .. . ' " 3 ' I'ayne, arr b TrrT'rant -. .... ., 0: Darcy, o saricentcr, b Tarrant ... 3. (ormanu, cTarrant, bTnl 13 Lewlis,O0. c Tarran...
APRIL 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 5 April 1864
AvRIL 1. 8 Mr. Engar, in reply to a quiestio lyi Mr. Garrett, stated tlhat in deforence to what they believed to be the opinion of tlihe Hlouse, the Government had given instrue tions to withdraw the circular by which postmasters were forbidden to act as noewrs paper agents. After some other preliminary business had been disposed of, Mlr. IHat moved a resolution standing in his name to the eflict that it was desirable to call the Rouse together after the prorogation, at ia date not later than the 30th of June next. Two amendments weronmoved on this reso lution, and a good deal of discussion fol lowed. 'The amendment and the originhl qucstion were finally both rc ectoed M r. Sadleir moved certain resolutionls allirming the oxpedionc3e of establishing a system of local self-government. On the motion of Mr. Driver, the resolution was postponed for a week. Mr. Bell moved a resolution affirming the expediency of devoting the sum of £10,000 to thie relief of thed sufferrs by the recent fl...