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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 12 April 1864
OWING TO TIIj DISTRES IN THE AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT AND GENERAL SCARCITY OF. MONEY, Smaller Quantities.than usual will be sold at FIRST WHOLESALE PRICE, THUS : Carbonate of, or baking soda 3d. per lb., usually sold at s. , _ . Sago 5;d per lb., usually sold at 9d. Coleman's best starch, 5Bd. per lb., usually sold at 8d. Saltpetre, best, 9d. per lb., usually sold at 1s. Best salad oil, 8;d per bottle, usually sold at is. . Tins of mustard, 9d.: each, usually sold at is. Saucees and kotchup, 7.d. perbottle, usually sold at is. Bottles of blacking, 4d. each, usually sold at"6d. ... Prime black tea, Is. 10d. per lb.,; usually sold at 2s. 6d.. Four pouhds :best: oatmeal for ls., usually usually sold at ls. Gd.: Six boxes' of matches, each 250, is. Gd.; usually sold at 3s. : . Four pounds split peas, 10d., usually sold at is. 4d . Cost of the 12 articles ............... i 9s6d. usually sold ats ..........; ..:..15s. l3d. Deduct'actual cost of wholesale.. Os.:i d. Leaving a balance in purch...
FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 12 April 1864
F RIDAY. (Before Messrs. Robb and Colley.) The adjodurned case of Chapman versus Hindmarsh, was heard. During the greater part of the morning it was.raiiing heavily, but the plaintiff, with his wife and daugh ter, appeared in Courn. Defendant had also brought his wife, and daughter to give evidence on his behalf. - The defendant himself positively denied having laid that lhe would gi?e Chapman and his family nomoro work. On tlio 31st of March, the quarrel as described in the evidence on the other side had taken place, but it was-denied by the defendant and his witnesses that the girl Mollov had been forcibly turned oAt .of doors. It was as serted that she waaggoiiig onut about some other work, aid that Mr. Hindmarsh shut the door after her and told her she might conie back when she could be civil. She had been irisolent to M'rs. H., who accused her of burning certain dishcloths and part of a dress to light the fire. Molloy came back crying, with'iher father and mother; and Chapman, ...
KINDS OF LOVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 12 April 1864
KINDs or LovE.--A young llady, who is described as a sensible girl gives the fol lowing catalogue of different kinds of love : -" The sweetest, a mother's love; the longest. a brother's love; the strongest. a wsmnn's love ; the dearest a man's love; andt the sweetest, longest, strongest, dearest, love-a love of a bonnet." AN Oxoniona orrowed two sovereigns of a brother collegian, promising soon to re turn them in sm;tne shape or other. "I should like to have them back as near as possible im tl(he shape of"tswo sovereigns," observed the lender ; "nd T Itrust yoeu will not forget the old adage--' 1-( gives twice who gives cFuickly.' "-" Then we are quits !" cried the borrower, instantly tossing back one of the sovereigna.
TUNNELLING THE ALPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 12 April 1864
S1TNNELUNG TIHE ALPS. ( fFrohi Te Rihilwoy Tfuhnel through the Al asin th- Popular Science Review) It;appears from the report of the enu gineers, thatthe time the machines were actually at' work, during the year 1861, at Bardonneche, was only 209 clear.days, With .an actual advance of tre whole front of the excavation of. 559 feet, wThich only .gives a. daily:';progress of abou't. 2 fcce .8 inches. At the same place, during 1862, there appear to have been 325' full working days, with an ac tual advance of the tunnel of 1216 feet, which.gives for the daily working progress of : the complete tunnel about 4 feet five inelise?.: 11At the northern end of the tunnel of iulodane, for the same year, 1802; the advance is stated to have been at the rate of: nearly 40 inches per diem. Since 1216 feet were actually advanced in 8325 days at" Bardonneche, this will give for ithe entire ye?r; if in full opera tion at the o:same rate, an advance of 1515 feet; and if we add the 1197 feet for the pro...
GARDENER S CALENDAR. APRIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 12 April 1864
GAiRDENER S CIAENDAR. APRIL. FIELD.-Soo whleat, barloey, oats, pes, broad boeans, arrotsb, clover, lucerne, and 'Ill kinds o grass seed,. llohshl cutting and housing tobacro and cotton; top dress pastures; secure and storo mnaize. Iarvest so? ghlbm and otthr mllets. bmsurre the staolk of it, ns well is maire, for winter fodder for cows, &., ltlless it is intended to reduce to sugap ; this bchtg the proper time for the opmrlton.. Vin xraoo--Commence nutting vines towards tile eid of the month, if sulliciently ripened ; hnmcdiatety after lwhich thie land may be pulverlsed by the grabber or plough. Ol?tlnann.-Gathebr Into peach, plums, apples, and peors. Weed, losn soilbut avor deep digging uotll nextmanth. Protect fitfro blrdo, Ts, rinand pruoe oruange trees. Collooonce Plantlng orange, loqrlt, and other evergreen troes. i
KIAMA POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, APRIL 5. Messrs. Fry, Hindmarsh, Robb, and Chapman, J.P.'s, on the Bench. KIRKWOOD V. BUCKLEY—ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 12 April 1864
KIAItL POLICE COURT. . TUESDAY, APRIL 5. Messrs.. Fry, Hindmarsh, Robb, and Chap ' man, J.P:'s,'on the Bench. 'KIRKWOOD V. DTUCILEY-ASSAUCT. J. Kirkwood stated that he "was em pldoyedby Mr. J. Robb, of Riveridalo, as furm overseer. On the 12th silt, he was occupiied in building a stack of stiaw after threshing, when defendant, who, it was asserted; had no blisiness there, came up the ladder on to the stack which was then fromn 12 to 15 feet high. .Plaintiff pushed Buckley off the stack, and he allighted on the straw below. Buckley rushed up the ladder again, and plaintiff pushed it out to prevent his coming on the stack. Another man who was also on the top pulled him back. Buckloy came up to plaintiff and seized him, when the two commenced struggling. and rolled off the stack to gether. Buckley caught hold of plaintiff's hair, and struck him violently in the face, drawing blood. Plaintiff shouted for help, and one Martin Russell came and separated them. Antony Cromer, a German, was ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 12 April 1864
IT is rumsoured,--and the rumour-is re peated -by the Sydney. coriespondents of some of the country. journals,-that the ministry are not only desirous of bringing to a close. the present sessionu of parlia ment; a session whicli has bdcn so uncon scionably and so unprofitabl3, lengthened,. but that'they-that is, Mr. JAMES'IMAR TIN, who is the ministry-will after such prorogation advise a speedy dissolution. We do not take it for granted that there is any good foundlation for this rumour, because it appears in the communications of metropolitan " correspondents," who must,'at any rate, find something to say; but it is probable enough, on the suppo sition that the Premier is not quite in different to the nature of the opinion which' the country must forin as to his character and measures. Perhaps, too,. his ExoELLENOY, under the pressure of the numerous petitions which have been presepted relative to the dissolution, feels himself bound to intimate in private consultation with his "re...
RESIGNATION OF S.W. GRAY, ESQ. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 12 April 1864
RItE?sNATIO or S. W. GQAY, Eso.-A con temporary published in its telegraphic intelli gence on Saturday the news that 'Mr. S. W. Gray had resigned his seat in the Assembly. This proves to be correct. We have now be. fore itus tihe letter of the Honorable the Speaker acknowledging the receipt of Mr. Gray's re signation. Nodoubt a writ will be issued with out delay for filling the vacant scat. We lopeo the people of the district will be guided by good sense and intelligence in making a new choice. Tim fresh tenders which were called for timhe execution of the work at tile harbonr, were to have been forwarded' to the office of the lIi nister of Works by Tuesday lanst. We have not yet receivedm any reliable information as to the result of competitionu; but it is a serious thing that tile works and tihe plant connected with them should be lying so long uncared for. The breakwater has naturally suffercd from the effects of tihe recent boisterous weather; and some persons do not hesitate to...
NEW ZEALAND. SUBMISSION OF THE REBEL CHIEFS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
NEW ZEALAND. SUBMISSION OF- THE ILIREBE:IhIXIFS. SoMivery important news was:received from the Thlames yesterday, viz., that all the rebel natives in that district had agiced to surrender uledr thie orms pro posed by the Government. This very satisfsctory intelligence was brought by Casptain Hanamilton, ofthe Esk, who arrived in harbour yesterday morning, and by Mr. Mfacky, Assistant native Secretary. In token of the submission,. tdhis gentleman brought with him sixteen gnis, one teaom halwk, and one spear, which had been voluntarily given into his lhands, as the representative of tlhe Government' by cer thnn influential chiefs and other natives wrho have more or less. netively taken part with the rebels. MIr. Macky, we are iformed, will return to the Tham'es iii a few days, for the lpurpose of receiving the arms and submission of the mass of the natives:there, who are now preparing to surrender,; the present instalmuent of gunms being a pledge of their good faith. lIt is said that ...
REVOLT OF LIBERATED NEGROES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
REVOLT OF IBERIIATED NEsGOEoS. President Lincoln soeems as little likely to gain tihe loyalty of thie slaves whom he has armed as to iegain thant of their late oweners. Disgusted, apparently, at the little consideration their uniform has gained thelom, thly have seized Fort Jack son, a strong post on the Mississppi be low New ,Orleans, in which they have thus flr held their ground against two white regimsents sent to dislodge thelm, and who have been obliged to return, re ifecta.. Even in the streetsof New Orleans some of thelir representative men preach rebellion against the North, and declare a preference for thelir old omasters. They have been silenced it is true; but these symptonms of disaffction towards their liberators are significant. SaD ACCIDenT.-i-WO regret to state thiit hir. Jones, late mnniiger of the osoosoona Conl Mines, met wvith ln alccidcet bhy means of which his leg was broken. Oii Thurslnday 7thl instant, hle was riding up Crown-street, WTollongong. when his hor...
"STOP MY PAPER." [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
'STOr 3II: PAPE."--Of: all tile silly, shlrt-sighted,: :ridiculous phrases this, as it is frequently used,'is the most idle and unmeaiiing. We are called an itifant na tion, and triuly womeoften individually con duct ourselves likeolittleo children. We have a certain class of subscribers who take our paper, and profess to like its contents, till by-and-bye an opinion with which they do not agree meets their view. What .id their sagacity do .they mean?--- turn to their nearest companion with a passing comment upon the error they imagine they have: detected? • or direct abrief comnmunication to the editor boegging to dissent therefrom in the same pages whe 0rc the aiticle which displeased them has appeared ? No. :They got into a passion, and, for all we know; stanip and swear, and instantly, before the foam has time to cool upon their lips, write a letter, commencing with " Stop my paper!" If we say rents are exorbitantly high, and laidlorids should be -too gene romls.to take advantag...
HOW TO CURE A SPAVINED HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
IOW TO CURTE A SPAVINED HORSE. A correspondent of the Vew uEngland Farmer writes: "I have a fine mare, which three years ago became very lame from a bone spavin on thile inside of the left hind leg. After pretty hard driving for several days, she became so lame that she was unfit for use. The spavin was very tender, and she rested the foot constantly on the toe when she stood. I took her to the black smith, and directed him to put on a shoe without any toe cork, and with blunt heel corks two inchles long. She imme diately travelled much better, and when she stood, rested the foot on the toe and heel corks, thus relieving the contracted cord from the strain to which it hid been constantly subjected. In a short time thie inflammnation and tenderness subsided, the swelling abated, and she travelled very well. She wore off the inside corke faster than tile outside one, wihen she be gan to be lanme again. I then hIad the shoe re-set, and tile corks made of tlhe same length, and she soon ...
CONTINENTAL. WAR IN DENMARK. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
CONTINENTAL. WAR IN DENMARK. Prussia and Austria having refused the guarantee of England that Denmark would fulfil her engagement under the treaty of London in 1852, while Denmark announced her willingness to suspend and annul the Constitution by which Schlcswig was made part of Denmarkl, the Federal troops entered H-olstcin, without opposition from the Danes, to hold it as a material guarantee for the fulfihnent of Denmark's engage ments towards tihe Duchics. They next demanded the surrender of Schleswig, which, being refltsed, the Federal forces at once marcheld upon that Duchy. After some severe fighting the Danes retired to Jutland. Denmarle blockaded the ports of Schles wig and H]olstciu at the commcnccment of the month. The Prussians have crossed thie Kiel at its mouth, burning the Danish position. Thie Danes abandoned the Dane warke, and retired to Flcursberg, and themnce to Alsen Island after hard fighting and muchl distress. On thie receipt of the above news at'Co: penlhage...
ALL FOOL'S DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
ALL FOOLS' DAY. Bell's -Life in,, Sdney gives a compre honsive account of the vagaries of All Fool's Day in the metropolis, and says thht:tho most imposilg;ieredmony of 'the day Was the presentation of an address, and a testimonial of "i Foolscaps" to the MIinistry, trom the proprietors and editors of the metropulitan- aewsospapers, as! an appropriate recognitidn of the benefit conferred on them by'the.Penny Tax on Intellect Bill which lbame into operation on that day. The deputation, composed of'the' gentlemen from Bell's Life, tihe FA'eemoa's Journal, the Emipire, and the iTeranld, was received at the official resi denee of the Colonial Secretary--all the Ministers being present-and was for mallyi intioducedl by J. J; Hfarpur, Esq., iI.P., the future offitial "censor of the Piess," at .a'salai'y of £000 pIer annum. After' the customary salutations, and the serving.round of "brown sherry" and pipes-a compliment highlyj appreciated by the Deputation-" Our'Bosy"" having carefully adj...
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
OBLTUBARY. The Rev. Sir Charles Harding, Bart., Lady Louisa Lygon, Lucy Aiken, Miss Proctor, Mr. Dyce, H.A., Mr. Hunt, Dean Newman, D.D., Lady Louisa Stewarrt, The Hon. H. Petrie, Sir B. Hiekens, Mr. Potter, M.P., and the Dowager Viscountess of Hereford.
A VESSEL CARRIED OVER NIAGARA FALLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
A VESSE?L CARR1ED OVER NIAGARA FALLS. (From the Toronto Leader of the 16th December. A melancholy occurrence took place on the Niagara Riiver on MIonday last, which resulted in tile death of one man by being carried over tile falls, as well as the loss of a small vessel. About 11 o'clock in thIe morning the steamer A. D. Griflin of BItfalo, reached that port, having in tow two scows, thIe Abbey and the A. Murray. Thie captain of the steamer, not Iknowing thie depthl of water, kept too far into the river, with not sufficient steamn to keep headway on the scows. One of the latter, the A. Murray, strik ing against the piles at thIe entrance of thie Iarbor, swung round with tile cur rent almost in the jaws of tile mighty cataract. The captain and four men who were on board, seeing the helpless ppsi tion in which the vessel had got, and the great peril with which they were tlhrcateoned--being within less than five minutes' distance of the great fall leaped from thie vessel and boldly str...
GENERAL SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
GENERAL SUMMARY. The Australian December mails were do. livered in: London on the 12th and 18th Februiairy. The Queen is at Windsor. Her medical advisers have prohibited her from appear ing at public cerenimonials. This announce ment has caused universal regret. Parliament was opened on 4th Fob. by Royal Commissibn. The British Govern ment has aninounced that it will not endan ger the maintenance of the peace of Europe by rushing into a war in defence of Denmark, but thie Government will en deavor to bring about, by all possible means, a pacific solution of the Schleswig-Holstein question. Austhia and Prussia have agreed to take part in the Conference proposed by Eng land, withodt an armistice, to be held in London. France and Russia have oagreed to take a part in the proposed Conference on the Dan ish question. The English will not admit the right of American iruisers to seize British ships when in neutral waters. A bill has been brought into Parliament by Sir George Grey to amencd...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
TOLLOWA.v'S OISTMENT .\AN PrITI.s have, over and over iiail porved thie lest friends to persons afflicted with ule.rtioFs, lhad lees, soresR, ilabscesses, fistls, and other painfiul andlcomilplietedd comlplaints. Primlnted and very plain diretlions for the applieantion of the Ointment are wrapped rouiid nearlh pot. Ifolloway's alterative Pills lshould lhe taken thlroughoult lhe lprogress of the cure, to maintain the looed in a slate of perfect purit., and to prevent ithe heanlth of the whole body ibeing jeonardiised 1)y' the local ailment; bnad legs, old age's great grier ance, are Ilhus readily cured, without .olining the patient to hled, or writhdran ilg froim him the nuoritious diet and gecnerous siupport so inmperatively demnnded -lhen weakening diseases attack advanced years or constitutions oevincing premature decrepitude.
ARRIVAL OF THE "ALEXANDRA" AT ADELAIDE, WITH THE ENGLISH MAIL, PER MADRAS. NEWS TO THE 1ST MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
ARRIVAL OF TrlHE "ALEXANDRBA" AT ADELAIDE, wmTr TIIE ENGLISH MAIL, PER MADRAS. NEWS TO THE sT 1MARCH. [From the Herald's King George's Sound Telegralpsic Correspondent.] Adelaide, Wednesday, 6 p.m. Thle Alexandra, branch steamer, arrived at Glenclg Pier at four p.m. to-day. She mside the passage from King Georg Sound in 100 hours; the upward passa to the Sound occupied, ninety-seven hours. The P. and O. steamer M?adras, Captain Farquhar, arrived at King George's Sound, at 7 an.m. on ths Otlsh instant; she left; Gialle at p.mnon 25th March. Captain Pardoe, Admiralty agent.