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THE SETTLER'S PRODUCE CIRCULAR. SATURDAY EVENING, 4½ O'CLOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 22 September 1856
THE SETTLER'S PRODUCE CIRCULAR. SATUltDAT EVEXIXQ, 4U O'CLOOS* ' £ s. d. £ s. d Wheat; pqr-.bushpl - .... ... 0 8 . 0 to 0. 10 0 .- Maize, ... ... ... ... 0. 3 6 0 3 9.. Flour, 1st quality, per-ton ... 28 0 0 28 0 0 D.itjo, 2nd, ditto, ... ... 26. 0 0 26 o 0 ' Bran... ... ... ? 0.1 0: 0 1 9 Hay, oaten, per ton ??? .... 7 0 0 .7 0 0 Ditto, lucerne, ditto ... ... ' 5 1Q 0 5 10 O v Straw... ... ... .... 2-10 -0/- ' 2 lo 0 - ?J'otatocj, per ton ? ... . ; 1-.10 0 -2- 0-': 0 ; Butter, 1st qual. ... ... 0 1.. 0. - 0. 1-, 0 Ditto second quality ... ... 0- 1 0.- ' 0 1'3 Ditto, salt and inferior-... . ' not saleable Cheese per lb; ... ... - ... 0 :0 6; 0 0 8. Bacon... .. ..... ... ' 0 0 8„ 0.. 0 9. Eggs, per dozen ... 0. : 0 10-. . 0,. 1. 0. Fowls, per paiiS ../ . ' 0 4. 6.--. 0 4 0 Dwpks... '... , .;. 0 .5: 6i 0. , 0' ' Turkeys. .., ? 0 12 0 - 0 l:t 0 Geese.;. .... 0. 12; 0 0 12, 0; , ? Pigs ..... ... plentiful', ? ? ? Calves if good ... O.'llh 0' 0 20 0 Ditto, poor and inferior ; 0; 5;. 0» ...
Original Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 22 September 1856
[?] [ItJi!to,bC:iIistiuotly uiKlursto.od that wo.tlo not identify o,urselver. .with tlifi i ..opinions of gentlumcn .nivailing thcmselvi's of the opportunity of a(Jyo--i . . eating their vitvers in this Uepartinent of oiti* journal ; nor can wo under--- 1 take to \ijsort any fiopipmni(i!i.tio,n not havinc; tho writnejs nnme s.,and ail'ircss attached thoreto-nnot.uuc(j£;sanlyIf9r i\ul)licatiou-.b.ut na .a J r guarautpe of gcvod faitii.— J3n,] . 'i i
NAVAL EXPEDITION TO AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 22 September 1856
NAVAL EXPEDITION TO AMERICA. . The'-following appears -in -the naval and military intelligence ?o^vl the Times on-Wedi'esda), the 11th Juno — Her -Majesty's ships Nile, : -Oly'-Captain'-i Mundav; Shannon, ; 5lj (iiew screw fn'gite). the IMadefc, 21,^'iptain D'Kmcourte, and and the Coisiek, 21, Captain Fan shane, have been- telegraphed to prepare-ior'«ea. (foreign service) with all pos&ble.-ditspatchv Then destmction is believed and currently reported to be.North Amerieai . 'The co.,isaek-':has:''.had-orders;for;'sorrie day3;- we.-have.been jnfoi med: for Ilalifat, and this, ve-doubt not, u the intended destination of the squadranKnowv ao- instantaifeonsly' -ordered i'to='pi-.?ptu-e,! lor actus service. ; Tho J?t-roj»flon-KOTc5.obser.ve?-:-^The'eai-nestneic and mpidity. with ivhiehithe :british'-steam . fl,eet .on - thev-No» t(i :-Amer-jCi»n..anu West4ndia':sfeation.'-is ,now being fitted1 outrandriemforcedj looks as if Lord -i^almcrsfcon's' Government ? reall v. - contemplat...
SYDNEY MARKETS SATURDAY EVENING, 4½ O'CLOCK [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 22 September 1856
SYDNEY MARKETS Saturday Evening; d}/ o'CtocK. £ s. . d. £ s. d; Flour ... ... ... . 27. 0 0 to 28 0 0 Wheat; per bushel ... ... 0 8 0 0 9 0 Maize'1... .. ... ... 0 3 3 0 3 C Oats (Scotch) ... ... ... 0 6 0 0 5 0 Barley (English) ... ... 0 4, 6 ? - 0 4 6—. Potatoes (per ton) ... 2.10 0 3 10 0„ Onious (good samples) ... . ? ... 0.15-. 0. 1- 0 O- ? Hay, per ton (oaten) ... ... 8 0 .0 9 0 0-.' Lucerne ... ... . ... . 5 0 0 5 lu 0. . Bark (scarce)... ... ... 8 0 0 ' 9 0 0 Pigs (very dull) .. ... . 0. 0 5 0 0 5 Calves... .. ... ... 0 10 0 15 0 Fowls, per pair ... ... 0- 4 3 0 4 (- . 1 Ducks ... ... ; ..V 0 7 0 0 8 0 Geeso... ... ... 0 8 0 0 10'0. Turkeys ? ... 0 12 0 0 10 O ' Butter, 1st quality (;n. demand) 0 16 0 1 (i ;►-? Ditto, inferior ... ' ... ? ... 0 10 0 13 Cheese (colonial) ... ... 0 0 6 0 0 7 Eggs, pur. dozen (plentiful). , .... 0 0 10 0 0 1/), Bard ... .. ' .... .... 0, 0 6. 0 0- S Hams ... ... ... 0 0 10 0 1 0 Bacon (in demaud) ? ... ... 0 0 8 0 0 10 Cabbage-tree, per 100 han...
THE EXECUTION OF PALMER. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 22 September 1856
'' ' - THE' EXECUTION' OL*1 PAL1IER. ' , D'tiririg?, tha; whole- lof yesterday thp railway trains ? pouredrin their thousands of 'sqbIs who ^e^'this^morning'tp/b'e' ? spectators of the clreiid fml 'tragedy,- whicU'jjwas^at-'so; early an ^ hour to..- be 'enaetedi^v Tliey^w'ere^ riot' to- ' jib'M'tleterredVfrpin' ivitiiessing :|he ex ecu tibri ' sei tlier ; ; by'' !wjii d and although? the rain rlescended'^-ntilesslyHh^reaU the day, accompanied;, by ?con^ul8i've'-'gust^'f'Windyithcrel^ai-ii.b':lack of-'^igomess displayed to be- jjr^sen t on-- th e: hi o'nr nf uV'^Pc8|ion . The elements - lent a 1.) clanchol v - ai r to'- ?' tho intended^riBceedinga, and the pervading ? '?loom1 wap^nly TelieVed by ;'th|;- tQommolion of the/ visitors, - who were endeav.ou'iuhg.to socuro fasofctible spots of' obsO'wation. :? As night 'ciune onfall tlife';apprpach'es ? to the gaol became more crowded than' during the. afterno'on;: and up to tho dawn of this 'morning there waa 110 abatement of the interest...
Shipping Intelligence. SYDNEY SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 22 September 1856
Ijjijjjiiug SitMligetra. SYDNEY SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. September 1-). — Grafton (s.), 212 tons, Wiseman, from Clarence River 10th instant. Jfoa, brig, ?37 tons, Thompson, from Auckland 31st August ICleanora, schooner, ISO tqns5 Simpso.n,. from Auckland 19th August. Sham rock (s ),.2U0 tons,. Wai'iieiyfi'om M oretcm J! av l'otli instant. Waratab, (s.), 360 tons, JC-night, from \Viilo Baj;, 11th instanl. Ijacly Orrt;y, solioonar, C&tons, Ktfjinuily, from Wellington,. 27 tli instant. Haven, schooner, 115 tons, JJrown, IVoni Moreton^iy, 4th instant. ? September 15.— City of Sydney (s.) , 750 tons, iioodie, from .Melbourne 12th instant. September lG.T^Favouritc, barque,108'tons, Allen-, froiri Valparaiso 12th July. '? September IS.— .Telegraph (§.),, .500 tons, Gil mQre, from Melbourne IGth instant. Septombor-10. — Gazelle, -brig, -ISO- tons, 'Winsliorrow, fi-om Launoeston 11th instant,. Sea Nymph,, brig, lOH-tous,. Fletcher, from Melbourne 13th -instant., l'dace AJfred, ship, 937. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 22 September 1856
'J'rOpeniiig of the ' Hlawarra'Steam Packet Inn.' W 'S. MAKIN, begs to inform his numerous friends and the ? public' generally of Wollongong;, Dapto, and throughout ?the district, that he will, ON WEDNESDAY, THE 1st OCTOBER, open HIS NEW HOUSE IN CORRIMAL-STREET, 'WOLLONGONG, 'as a'11 Inn, under the akove sign. THE PREMISES have been designed and erected regardless of expense, purposely to curry oil, in the best, style, the public business, in all i's branches THE BAli is convenient and -capacious, whilst THE BED-ROOMS and other parts of tlie house lor tlie entertainment of visitors, will be found to be fitted up in ?a style which will nob' be excelled by any other house iu the .town. The STOCK: of WINES, SPIRITS, BEERS, and CORDIALS ?'have beewctirefullv selected -from the best stocks .in Sydney, and v v. iil be--Bol'd at » reasonable price. In 'Celebration of the opening of. his new 'house, and ofhia com ? jneiiifieinent in the public business W. S. M. intends. to entertain, on Ih...
AMERICAN AFFAIRS. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 22 September 1856
AMERICAN AFFAIRS. liifth'e' House of Commons, on the 1st July, - on the motion 'for !,:v goingj-jnto 'Committee of supplies, .Mw Moore ?? rose to move a resolution respecting the American onhninient question, . but-. Mr'. . Browminterposedi and-appealed to-the-'hon. membor..,notr to pro vok«jl.a- debate- on'a question in-ia fair- way of adjustment if left un- ? . 'i. AT r- ATrvorrt npt'nrf rnfinBK ,- ?nrnoiW'ilp.d- t.O ? iustifv-^- tll0 ihotion oi''Vi'hieh he -hadrgivon- not-ico ; tie declared; hi's- conviction - that l^er Majesty's Ministers; -by their' folly, -andl^.weal^ness'i' ,-bad r vjust.ly 'e?:cr.t'ed-the indi.gnat-ion-'Ot the- Amei»ican.'-yd^«rnriien.tj- and ? forfeited- all reliance in their- honour- and good faith --among tho , Amci'iOnn people. .Lord Paimerston reierre'd: :to tlre^attack mado -by-Jilr-f; Moore on^Lord'C-la^endoni-v-which h^sharpl;V'--^ondem.ned... . He denied-that .deception .'.had -been practissd-.bn jtiie American Government, and maintained that their ...
Parliamentary. THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 22 September 1856
iMinntraiim THE' LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Friday.. 1 ': The- Speaker took the chair at half-past 3 o'clock* After some formal business, _ Mr. Thomas Rusdem resumed' the debate on Mr. .Hay's resolu tion of censure on tho Government. . He contended' that, the motion, by* being aimed at^an individual member of the Ministry, under the. colour of an attack-, unon- the ministry , itself, was of a dishonest character, and .ought not to be supported. Mr. Osborne - thought o.f-votii)g; for the motion until lie. heai d the honourable morer's speech, which exhibited an amount of personal hostility which, deeidted. him,-. to vote against it, which lie should certainly do. , ' ' Mr;- Jamison also opposed ift'e' m&tioiV;'. Mr. Ilargrave would vote for the resolution* ^ Miv Barker expressed his intention of voting for. the - motion, as did Mr. Bowman. Mr.- Manning in supporting, tho motion .would treat it oil gen eral grounds. He should try tho Ministers on the principles they had put forth, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 22 September 1856
Notice. MR: THOMAS- FULLER, Storekeeper, Kiama, has_ been appointed Agent for this Journal in that place, in the room of Mr. John Graham, resigned, Mr. Fuller is authorised to collect and receive nil monies due to the Establishment, and to receive subscribers names, advertisements, and orders for every description of Printing. THOS. GARRETT, Proprietor Mercury Office, Wollongong, Sept. 9th, 1S5GV 1009 Ihe Wollongong, Kiama, and Shoalliaven Steam-Navigation Company. 'D^PECTFULLY inform the residents- in these /ffilwfirk Jtl districts, that their steamship, mk NORA CREINA, . having been fitted with new Boilers-, and having been entirely, renewed in both hull and machinery, wilL. resume her trips on FRIDAY next; ami that the Company .have arranged for the running, of their steamers permanently .as. follows : — : -From Sydney to -Shfoalhaven, ? --v1 TUB NORA CREINA, ' . . pve'-v TUESDAY and FRIDAY night at io o'.clock, calling at- Wollongong and' Kiama. ; ; From. ,ShQalhavne to Sydney,....
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 22 September 1856
Married.. ? 'At tlie Church of St; Francis Xavier. Wollongong-, on Monday the 15th September, by the Rev. Father Sumner, Mr. William English, of Jamberoo,' to- Mary, third daughter of Mr. Patrick Gernghtv, of BtiHr, Illawarra. ? ' Died; At Shoalliaven, on the 3rd instant, the wife of the late Mr. Edward Ryan-, of Orookhuven. in the 53rd year of her age. Her ' loss will be deeply, felt by- her relatives and a large circle of friends.
ILLAWARRA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. (To the Editor of the Illawarra Mercury.) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 22 September 1856
ILLAWARRA .'AGRICULTURAL SOGIETY. , ; ? -?. CT.O ' the Editor of rthe .Mlawatv a mercury.) v ?: v , SiR--'\Vith.your,kind;pcrmicsiqn, I.w,o,uhl beg .leave to remind the members olHhe ijahoverj&ociety-, that . the. animal meeting for -. ?elcoUng'the o(Heers, -revi^ing'the prise»'list, 'ttc., Ac., for the on .suing year, takes place .. according to public announcement, on 'Tuesday nejXt, the 23i-d -instant, afc-Mr..Erown's.-- J hope on that occasion there -wi, 11, Jjo a largo ntteudance, of'- those desirous of sup Dortinir it,-as tbe,.nieetin'; is to be atiDapto, -it w.ill suit, the cor,-. veniejico of most of the . members, r.Reiiig more- central ; than Wol longong. . Tl;ia society has now been...«?st;ab.lislied for twelve years,-, and from tbe^ellbrts made last»ycar,i,we had a- passable snow of agriculture and borticnlturaL.produce;; the .weather- at the time, and state-of the roads considered. .1 hope the nQxt. show will not; onjy escced the last, Ijnt.tfcafe'it will be ove...
ITALY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 22 September 1856
I,. ITALY., . . The Parii'coVrespondent. of ? the Post aajra that',- according to.i in formation he has-.. received from Vienna, Marshal Iladetsky lately intimated that if '.certain, symptoms of excitement.: continued in the, Lombardo- Venetian provinces he should require an increaso-of 30j000 Austi ian troops*. A council' was summoned on. tho receipt of this despatch, at Vienna,, at .which the Emperor presided, when i.t .was agreed '-that the increased -force should be accorded-' if ?ne'eessarv. .. ' . v. .... . -The Bebats asserts very positively that a Congress of Italian. . Sovereigns will be held at Rome to consider the reforms which it ntav.be practicable to make in Italy without disturbing qrder or infringing on -the sovereign: rights of the Governments. _ France and Austria, it iVsaid, are to ha invitcd-to take part in this meet ing. of- Catholi6 States.- -The-idea-vtbe- Debut 3 says, originatedwith theJPope v/h'eii hc;heard of what had. parsed «in*- the Gongi-ess of Paris o...
European News. FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 22 September 1856
(Etinuimt 3km.. FRANCE. . .The bapU6m of' the Imperial Prince tcoli-plaeo .on'- tntf . 14th of June, with a gorgeousness of. display. and an elaboration of .'/'Ceremonials which recalled tho. ma&nificent'. fetes of the empire* It was followed on the next, day by . a succession of entertainments and festivities, and- the celebration 'was concluded- by h ball at the Hotel do Yille. Throughout-the -.whole of .these proceedings the nonular enthusiasm was wound up. to the hi' host ??? nitch-:. and' the people gave unuii'stakoabje.proofd i of attachment to the peruon of the emperor,: wotwitbstandhig.the political 'scoptic-ism which affirms. that the contrary feeling, pre vails- amongst tlm masses. At the'date of the lust-.aecounts the floods '.were- slowly subsiding in: some districts, but extending- :.in' others. - The amount , of the destruction' is as yet incalculable. The J/dJitiean.-of the 1 7 t}i, ia-;- mentioning a donation of '50-24 francos, from Geneva, -to the fund for ....
GREECE. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 22 September 1856
' ' GREECK. / ,, , - '?/' Letters-. frcmVAthens 6f the date, of the -7th June bring the; fol lowing intelligence. -Brigandage oil fche.-.road from. Athens^ to ?the Piwaus- has- assumed such a. character that martial- law. isjabout, ?to-.bb proclaimed. - In .the' mean time;, the transit of letters is sus fi»r*ti(vli ..J,nni»4- aro entertained that iri a -lew days/itlie i communication ?. tua*^ bo a^ain,' opojied. .Dilfigence3 carrying;pas- ^ .senders have been attacked' and robbed, by the brigands on the-wad ; to the Pirieus. A sanguinary ii-jl;t'.haS.'taken -plaoa^betr/een- jne robbers and a French piltrui.' : . -
SARDINIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 22 September 1856
'. SARDINIA. ? ? , .. i In the sitting of the 14th ot-Juneof the Piedirtontese Senafee^M. Montezemolo rose to call the attention of the' Government and the Senate to the politeal condition of the country. ' ; , The pai-t, he said, whioh SardiniiV had taken in the war, the 'results -of $ie; Parts cop feren ce , 'thei ,di sdu'ssion s which had lately arisen . inj^tho- B.ritish Parliament.' had /led- to -hop6s, and causcd iin.ezcUement'wMbh, lie reared, mignt--o.versDep=wio-Mouuua.;ui-.|Muueauo u« 'y ? lie therefore thteght.' it expedient' 'tq'requqstahe.Pr^ Council to five so'rrie explanation' ori-the political position ofPied monfc. Cotint-'dfi^Citvouiv-replied :W' I think'-iJI.^de ?Mpnte3molo,s:j assertions respecting- the degree'of excitement hesupppisra; to exist in-Uho conn try rather exaggerated. ? !-. Kpftpd^Jbslieiyes;' 'in,.- aitfjf im minent peril, ^ although, the sit«a-t-ibh»4s*^ ^heibome .. very serious ^through 'iinforseeu ? ©vents, v. Did:- excitement really exist; a. di...
LOUISA CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 22 September 1856
?LOUISA CREEK. ?We extract th&'ibllowir.g passage from the- letter of a digger now at ..work, at- Louisa Creek— 'M'o have had a great deal of rain which has almost put a stop-to .mining, operations. There are not in my opinion, more than .one-fourth the, diggers here that there were when'- 1 wrote last. A:. few are -doing -.well, but the greater pnrt ara doing, very little. -Gold, it is true, can be found, anywhere ; scarcely a hole is. sunk without turning. out. more .cr less, and. it -. in in thir. way that diggers are lurod.cn: in- the hope , of finding the lead,.i)ut, in ,nnmberless,instances, only- to meet disappointments Provisions of. every kind are very reasonable. In fact, the place is over-stocked. with stores. I' have. bought ham and bacon. at lQd. per lb. ; cheese, ditto; butter ?s.-3d. ? Whatever. s«v,'-'or.-piay. do ?for-the- ipinirig i-)opu],ation. fl*8 certainly t-ot eopcb Oil .^beni . — -JSamuTsnrTce ' l'ress, - ?
SHOALHAVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 22 September 1856
SHOALHAYEN. 1 Tfrom our own con respondent.] - ' -It is mv painful-'duty to inform you of a most melancholy-acci-. dent which resulted in the loss of. iif'e. 'l'he district will,; indeed, .suffer a severo loss in losing so good a man- as Mi:. George Legg, . ' licensed surveyor. From 'authentic information which I' have1 re ceived, the following you can depend' upon as' the true particulars of this lamentable catastrophe:— Mr.. I^ogg,- in crossing the Sju»alhaven -liiver, at-.Utiderwood Flats, '.thi',. seat of J. Li'.Biddtilph ji-iq„ .was last, seen by a .'d-\ tighter of. Mr. Montgomery, who ob served Mr .Legg on horseback enter tho river at the usual. crossing place, and immmediately afterwards tlie horse commenced plunging in deep water, and when assistance arrived in a very short time, the horse was discovered floating,, lifeless, and 110 trace of the un fortunate rider: Several boats have been plying about tho sad spot, manned by the neighbours who have done their best to find tl...
PEEL RIVER DIGGINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 22 September 1856
?PEijlL-RivER, DIGGINGS. A corre^pondent writes us (M. ; Mercury), '-The Peel 'River Land and Mineral Company li°vel thrown open their reserved hands at. Diamond' Point, to be.. worked after the 1st proximo, on the same terms, as tha rest., of their goldrrfields, viz., at 20s. per man per month ; .including the gullies in wl)ich Capt. Pnce's.p'en obtained such quantities, of gold, as., wqll. as all the., adjoining gullies .and surface , diggings, f During . the last -. few. months a considerable number of.men, ha,ve been,. .quietly .working the Company's ; land below-Snilor's Point, and nov/ that the reserved, land is given nP to. the; public thpre is no doubt there .will be a proportionate rush to this;, locality, the .merits of ..which, .will thfiii Ijavq.a fair trial. A pai-.ty. r.eav the 't Quartz Ridg-e' . have. .commenced, deep sinking, probably taking the hint from what has been done. at the Rocky River. Should they be successful, the Company, should, amino doubt would, give ...
Illawarra District Intelligence. KIAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 22 September 1856
Illutuorra. -District SttfeUigerat ' , ' KIAMA. fFR-OH-- OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT^] Literary and^Derating Society.— The monthly meeting of this society was .held in , the usual place,, on the evening of last Tuesday, j 'Dr.. -Barnier.- presiding. Mr. Young, the . appointed essayist-, '-not being. prQperly |ir?pared, gave place. to Mr. John Taylor- who read an essay , on, poetry. Mr.. Taylor's- remarks .were all'good though' not .-all 'relevant to- the subject, nor so tastefully arranged as thoy probably... would have- been, ; but for,, tlie hasty Tnanuer in whiciijthe. e^say had been written , Afte'' the reading of the essay, a debate. on t-liq question — I s « the- study of the dead languages of, sufficient utility to .warrant,the-...outlay!.of time con sequent on-- its-; pi;os.ecntion ? : ensued, . in which- sev.eraL of the members took part: '' At .the close -of,the debate --, the question was carried in ihe affirmative by ,a large nuyority. ?S ale of On own Lands — a\Ve; would remi...