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A ZOCIAL ZOOPERVLOOITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
A ZOCIAL ZOOPERVLOOITY. (From P1rch). Vrom the York Hotel, Miargate, under the neam o' G. B., a feller writes a letter to the Times on "Poor Parsons," wherein you will find these hlere words: " I shall, perhaps, be told that the Protestant clergyman is a married man, and that he cannot keep a wife and family on £150, nor, perhaps, on £300 a year. " To this I answer that no man ought to marry unless hlie can support a wife and family, that if he does so he must take the consequences. A man with £150 a-year has no more right to have a wife and family than hlie has to keep a carriage and four, or a pack of hounds. If he violates the rules of prndence and arithmetic, hle does not deserve much compassion.' I say, .Alf. PAnlch, what d'ye think o' zum o' mny neabours in zmock vrocks and eordroy britches as manidges to bring up wives and vamilies upon some twelve shilluns a week ? If that's to be done anyhow, how much moor wri' a hundred and vifty pound a year? I 'grees with G. B. that if a...
TOBACCO GROWING. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
TouAcco Gaowwo.--l'ohe lendrigo Ad-. vertiser states-" Mr. Carte', who took up some twenty acres a short, ime ago up0oll iL portion of the Lake Hota Rlilul, plallted three acres and a hrlf withl tobacco, and ten acres with vine attings ;of thle lat tor only twenty-one pe cent. lhave missed. The tobacco crop was tur tons :illd a halfiu adricd stailte, which as sold ao s. 1:1. per lb. all round. 3l. . Cartrer exspects the second crop will becotter tila tlhe first." ReI-APPl'ElsNCE OF AN ISLAND 1N TciE MeiaDanT|I.tt i: -A silmglar phenomenon 1has just manictecd itself on the coast of Sicily. Ferdifltda Island, which cutirely disail]elcareld pone ye'ars ago, is gradually coming to ight again, being now but a foot or two olom tIhe surfaIo of the sea. An English s511,, lhaving a party of scientific lcrsonas a) hoard, lhas taken up its station in the im.nediate neighbourhoodl in order to examine the phcnomenon,-AMlirtime ie gister.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE KIAMA INDEPENDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
TO THE EDITO OF Til t I(tAMA INDEPENDENT. Sin,-Thisis oto warn you that you li:d bet tor abate ilittle of the insolence arid indepen dence whichlyou arouin tlh habit of exhibiting towards important functionaries. You aro getting a.littlc too independoit. Journalists scuen to me to have rather too high a notion of thelmsolves,"ziuid issunme to teach, overybody their soveral businesses. I do not know. who your correspondents are; but I suppose you are responsible for what they write-your regular correspondents I ncan--whoevr'tlhose iipertinent follows are. I must tell you, Sir, that I tlink you have reaiched tlh height of impropriety and importtiunce whlen you in sort colmmiuniication, as you call thoem, which reflect in any way on tile character or capacity ofthat important and superfino body of gentle men, tho--Police of New South Wales. You have sometimres remarked, Sir, on the conduct of tile magistrates; but you arc quite at liberty to do that, for tli maugistrates, Sir, as well ...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. KIAMA STEAM FLOUR MILLS. LIST OF PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
OOM3MERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. KIAMA STEAM FLOUR MILLS. LIST OF PRIOERS. £ . .d. Superfine silk-dressed Flour, per ton 27 0 0 Do., ier 100 lbs. ............ 028 0 Wire-drcsscd, per ton ....... . 26.: 0 0 Do., per 100 lbs. ... . 0 27 0 * Crushed Maize, per bushol ...0..... 0 O 6. Bran and Pollard;,ditto .......... 0 2' 0 'i Wheat and Maize purchased for cashli, or taken in exchange for hlour, or grist grind ng * J. SHARPE & SONS. April 18, 1864. ... . .
SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
SYDNEY MIARKETS.. The Sydusy papors of Satuiday lit rei port as under: " . s:E ·. d:. £ o. A . Flour, first ier ton ..' 25.0 00 to 0 0 0 Do., Soconds, per ton .3 2 0 0 ;. O0 0. 0 Brasn per bushlolf201tei 0 1 4;. 0 0 0 Biscuit, Cabin, per 1001b, 1 6 0 .0." 0 0 Dittod Navy .. . O 20-0 .. 0 0 0 Bread, per 21b loaf .. O 0 6 0, 0 0 Hay, percwt.. .. O 6 .. O 8. 0 Grass 0 3 0 . 0 4 :0 Lucoerno' .. . 0 .. 5 6:0. 0 6 Straiv .; .. ..,'0· O 5 0 0 ' 6"' Bark, psr do.. .0 " ..O "6 .. 0 4 9 Wheat, per busheli . 0 ,8 0':;.. 09 '0 Oats, per do. . 0. .. 0"4' 6 ;. 0 4 9 Barley, per doi . .. : 4 0 :..0 ? 4 6 alizu, per do ..,'i:, 0- 0 ., :0 4, 9 Green stuff per doozen .. - 0 10 0. I, 0. Beef, perlb . . .. O0 1: 0::. 0.1 Calves .0 10 0 ...0 25" 0 Milich cows :... 4 0 0 o.. 8 0 O Iutton, per do.. .. :0:0 3. .. 0'0 4 Pork per do .. .''0 0 5 ..0 ?06 Veal, per do. ..:0 0 3 ':. ~O 0 4 Lamtb, per qr...q .. o 0 60..O 0o- 0 Fowls, per criple .. 0 2 .. 0 :3 0 Ducks, perdo.,.. .. o4 0 .; O 4 6 Ducks; wild, per d...
COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
COUnT OF PEITTY SESSIONS. Same day. Before the 'samo'e Magnistrates. Ak. W. Green v. . F oKemp--undor the ilMasters' and Servants'.Act, torecover the sum of £17 4 s. for services as tutor. The. Chairman told plaintiff the Bench had no jurisdiction, as tutors did not come withlin the meaning of the Act. Noolks v. Neehan-an affiliation case. df'ndant -did not pcar.a A warrant issued for his apprbhension. Constablo O' Connor v. E. Wines, for a breach of the peace.-A , character was given of defendant as being a very peace able and qui~t youug.man, and thato leva takling hIis own phrb against thle attae of blackguards who assaulted him.. Dis missed. I am sorry to liave to report a very sdrious and ailmost fatal accident that has happeied. t6 boi much-resipected Clerk of 'ctty Sessions,'?Mr. Lgovegove. On iMon dey lst, it iPlpears, whilst assistin in cuit ting down a tree, it fell into thie head of a d|ad 'eno sthidiig by it, causing some of tlheheavy limbs to fall, one of wlich'cnmie in...
SYDNEY MARKET PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
SYDNEY SiARET PR10ES. Whcnt-Ss Gdto 9s d0--imported Slizto---s Oatto Os!Od ditto - Barloy, CIaltlng - 9d to 3s 3d per boushel. Ditto, CapCZ2 Gd to 3s Od?ditto .. :Oats-s Gd to 4s Od ditto Bran-1s 3d to Is 4d ditto. Flour--lst, £24 to £25 per toli Ditto; 2ld-£22 to £23 ditto lHay,'Lucerno-£6 Os to £7 0s ditto Ditto, Oatn--£6 to £10 ditto Potatocs-'£3 0 to £a Os'ditto--if sound Onions-8s to 10s Buttei:~-AIarkot gldtted . Honoy-4d to 3d : Bacon-7d to 8d ditto : Choso--5?d to td ditto SEggo--loGd to ls Gd pto doz. .Fowls--2s'3d to 2s Gd per cooDple DiookslSs Od to 3s Gd per ditto Turokiky-7s to 1is ditto" SCalvs-O10s to 1tso Pigos--4d to Od prot lb Hides-.4s to10s each -tba'co; Coloniol, 1s 3d to 1i Gd GRAHAM &A ?fULLOLLAND . : Aprill, 161864.; Kiog-strect Wost, Sydnioe,
THE LATE FLOODS AND THE COTTON PLANTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
THE LATE FLOODS AND TIHE COTTON PLANTATIONS. THe Brisbane Conrier of the 30th gives the following particulars of the damage done to the various cotton plantations in Queens land by the floods On the Fernic Lawn Cotton Plantation, belonging to Messrs. Sahl and Bauer, seventy acres cotton totally destroyed, the river bcing sixty feet above the ordinary level. The cotton was ready for picking. In Mr. Painton's lower paddock at Ips wich, ten acres of cotton washed away and destroyed; also a portion of the cotton of MIr. Mlolltt's plantation. No report fromn other plantations in this neighilbourlhood have been received. The floods on the Logan River lia-' destroyed a largeo portion of the crops includingi some cotton. Both punts are washed away. On the Albert Iliver, the water rose fifteen feet uipon a portion of Messrs. Waldron's land, and some of their early crop is lost. Timber cutters have lost hleaivily. Advices from Piumpama have boeen re ccived to the 25th. The losses upon the pla...
WEEKLY SUMMARY OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
WESKLY SU3IARY OF' NE?WS. Tno Queensland Times says.--In ad dition to the disastrous details of the flood on the Moonice, which we have given lately, ire have to record the death ofa man named Weir, a publican at Surat. Ho passed Mr. fBeck's station aibout a month ago, on his wray home, and had the appearance of suffering from the effects of drink. Some days afterwards his horase was found, and suspicion being thus created a search was made, whcen his corpse was found eleven days after, about eight or nine miles from the station, and ashort distance off the road. There was no clothlting on the body except a flannel shirt ; and as there were no wounds or othler signs of violence, it was supposed that the unfortunate man had perashted scicrably under the eff'cts of deliruns treeaens. Asnother lanuetable oc cerrence took place in the same neighbdur hiood. Al carrier named Green, who was a sober man, was sufltring much from fever anid ague, and ultimately went out of his mind. Ite becau...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
TIE "INDEPENDENT" a GENERAL PRINTING OFFICE, MArkIET SQUARE, KIAIA. TIHE PROPRI'tETORS beg to inform the Public of Jamberoo, Gerringong, Shoal havcnr, &c., c., tlhat their O1co is replote with every description of the most modern PLAIN AND FANCY TYPE, BeORDERS, &i., Which enables them to execute work in a style equal to any otler office in the Colony, withl the etmnst accuracy and despatclh. Plain anl Ornamental Printing, in every ariety and style, including Pamphlelts Law Foinis Catalogues Business Circulars Societies' Rules Labels Reports i Posters lillhead Hanfd Bills Business Cards Promissory Notes Leases Agreemests. They hope, by moderate clriges, neatiess and-accuracy in the execution of their work, with punctuality in completing orders, to se cure a share of public patronage. OQ In terms of the present postal arrango ueonts, Printing can be forwarded to any part of thie colony at a merely nomsial rate of postage. The INDEPEND)EhNT is publishled. every Tcuesday...
OUR RELATIONS WITH JAPAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
Ovo R?LATIONS WITH JAP'N.-There is a hope that we shall be spared the cost and worry of a war with the Japanese. After threeo days' dlscussion, it appears that the agents of Prince Satsums halvo agreed to pay the indenaity we lavro demandedt for tile maurder of Mr. lichardson, antld harve pledged themselves in writing--though their bond may be as little to be relied on as their word-to makc attire search for his murderers, and capitally lunish them when found, in the presceec of one or moro Britishl ofiicers. Tin: Waln oN TIlE lasUNJAU Falosleln - Ahutost as soon as the Englishl people were madie aware that they hadl a fresh Indian war oa thelir hands, ilstelligece arrives that it is endedl. Our troops have reached and destroyed Mukla, the seat of' thoe Hindu stani taalties, ald htave returned to Uuby lah. ;As soon as hlostages have beesnexacted. lfrsm the Jadoon and Othlaa xzyo tribes, they will go into qusarters. The ?'eshawu r districtL and border is aquiet, and thUe lun jauhb pe...
FEDERAL NAVY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
?FEDER?NIA NAVY.- When the rebellion broke out the total number of vessels composing the United States navy did not exceed eighty. Its present aggregate is 600. To get together this number the Navy department has spent, and calcu lates to spend during the next fiscal year, about 272,000,000 dol. The amount already paid for vessels purclhased or con structed is over 150,000,000 dol. What have we got to show for this enormous outlay ? Plenty of wood and iron, but very little of what goes to constitute an effective navy. Apart from the ironclads, there is not a new vessel in it, with one exception, and that a present to the Go vernment- the Vanderbilt- that has speed sufficient to insure its.capturing a privateer or blockade runner. And even with tlhat single valuable acquisition Se cretary Welles has not been able to ac complilsh anything. IHe has endeavoured to throw the blmne of this failure on Admiral Wilkes; but, in a letter recently published, that energetic officer not only give...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
MISO?ELLANEOUS. : Scoraon. Prudence.--About: sixty or seventy years ago, when the manufuctur ing trade was in its infancy, several poor Scotchmen -scttlcd, in Manchester, who ultimately becamemillionaires, and whose descendants are stillconnected withsthe city. WVo were spceking a short time since with a very old womian; who knew one of those mnin his struggles. His landlady thought he paid.too little for his room, and was de termined, to raise his rent fronm ls. 6d. to is. 8d. aweek. Tlhis theScotehlman stoutly resisted, and was rcsolvecd to pack up Ins .baggage and begone, rather than pay a fraction more :than is. lid. After gaining this point, he concluded the disputo with this axioim, which ought to be remembered by our young men, "It isn't that I mind so mnuckle for the oddtuppcnce ; but, ye kesi, Betty, its breakinginto afresh piece o' siller.' --Fsrazer's Mlagazine. A n SIoTsra Caisn.--Thlc largest cak ever made in the world was on view at.the shop of AIr. J Arnalt, confectio...
ENGLISH AND FOREIGN EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
ENGLISH AND FOREIGN EXTRACTS. TaE EGISa In N RO6aE.-The itomhan correspondent of the iofrningpost writes: " 18,000 French troops, and 9000 English visitors, when added to the Germans, Russians, and the extracts of all other foreign lands and persuasions, who came to Rome as the universal mother of nations, lenave little room for the natural inhabllitants. On Chlristmas Day, so early as seven in the morning, when the most faithfisl Chlurchlmen were leaving St. Peter's after the three o'clock cost midnight mass, the foreigners streamedi into the mighty Basilica, for the high mass at ten. k confused Bable of languaioges,, amnidst which the Enllsh loudly prevailed, ,disturbed the solemnity of the hour anls of the occassion. It nwas Protest. ant England pavying its hiomage to the splendour of the Caitholic rit's. ]Iowever anxious the Churchi of Rome may be to make converts, tiheo insiairri theguarldia not ile, the priests, and deacons, did not seem to appreciate this anxletsc' of the her...
SHOALHAVEN. COURT OF REQUESTS—NOWRA.. Tuesday, April 12th, 1864. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
SHOALHAVEN., (rano A coRIRESPONDENT.) COURT OF REQUrESTS-NOWRA.. Tuesday, April 12th, 1864.. (Befdrd Mlessrs. Kenneth Mackenzio (Chair man), A. 1. Mackay, James Graham, and James Aldcorn, J.P.'s.) Frazor v. Maedonhld-to recover theo sum of £1. Settled out of court. Dr. Nolan v. C. 3Bindoun-£2 2s, medical attendance. ·No appearance by either lpart. Dismissed. Wooden v. Scheadale-£3, balance for work done. Case dismissed. B. Brown v. J. Camphs--£4 17s. . amount of two promissory notes. Ibi case Mr. solicitor Richards wras engaged by defendant, who quoted an old statute against the recoyvery of promlssory notes under £5, the plaintiti coi teonding there never Ihad been sechl-i'prccedence estab lished in this courtaiind if' it was to bo, the Small Debtj.At6 was of no service. The Bench wesc equally divided on the judg mdnt. llaintifl non-suited, the case to be brought in another form. SJ.L. Biddulph v. Summerfield--.1 10s., balance of accounit. ]laintif"s agent asked for a postponement ...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 April 1864
" "ISCELO ANfEOUS. EVIDENCE " BEaeORE COrMeITTE."-It is much harder to obtain information than some people maythink : mostopersons don't know anuythling, and those do don't say what they know. Here is a real episode from the history of an inquiry, which took place four or five years aRgo, into the dsir ability of making a now lilne of railway on the Border. A witness was giving what is called "traffic evidence " in justifiction of the alleged need of a railsay, and this is whalt occurred :--Mr. Brown (thle cross examining counsel for the opponents of the new lse): Do you mean to tell the com mittee that you over saw an inhabited house in that valley ? Witness. Yes, I do--Mir. Brown: Did you over see a vehicle there in all your lifo ? Witness ? Yes I did. Mr. Brown; Very good. Some other questions were put, whieju led to nothing particular but just ao, the witness-a Scotchmnen-was leaving the box, the learned gentleman put one more question; I am instructed J.sok youn, if the vehiclo...