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AUGUST 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
AcausT 5. In reply to questions put to Ministers, thel followlng infotbrmation was elicited with referene to railvway progress :-T'hat the unnber of miles of railw?y nos" open for traloic is-Great Southern line, 53; Greatl Northern, 4-9; and Great WTestern, 3.1. 'Tlhe number of miles of extensioln contracted for-Great Southelrn, 38. miles; Great; Northerp, 15 miles; and Great YWestern, 37 miled. That tihe averaero cot of the threo lines was-Great Soutt-ern, £25,910; Great Northern, .£16,071 ; Great Wecstern, £15,191. The contract time for tlhe line be t~weeon 1'arramnatta and Liverpool was tihe 12th Novnimber, 1855, and the line,.was opened on the 1st September, 1856. Tie contract time for the lno fr'om Liverpool to Campbelffltown, 30th June, and 1st October, 1857, the line being opened on the 17th May, 1858 ; and Ibr the line flrom Camlp belltowlto Picton, the contralct timne was the 15th April, 1859, and thle opening on the 1st July, 1883. As to the line ifrom lParramantta to Live...
AUGUST 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
Mr. Cowper pracCiited a petition from the R?ov. Mr. M'Xcee, Presbyterian clergy; inai, at Campbhlltown, against tho passing of Dr. Lang a Prcsbyterian Collego Jill. Mr. HIolroyd moved for correspondence. relative to the appoinntment of an nspector of prisons. Mr. Cowper assented to tihe motion and stated that the report that this ollicol had boeenlfilled up, was entirely unfomlded. The motion was agreed to. Mr. Holrboyd obtained an order for cor respondence relative to the reserve for public iecreation at iamina. Mr. Itolroyd moved for leave to intro dluce a bill to amend tihe Towns Police Act. The inteinion was to allow drivers of American vans:?d drive with reins. The motiw?? ~is agreed to. Loeve lhi hsgiiyn to Mr. Holroyd tq in troduce a billt? 't revient improper persons from having o?carir?ming firearms. Mr. Walker:obii ned an order for re turns relativo;tb the operation of the Liens on Cros Act. Mr. Stewart moved that Mullet Island, near Brokeno Bay, should be permanently rese...
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY—JULY 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
LEGISLATITE ASSEIMBL Y-Jury 31. MIr. Cowpcr mooed tlhat the seat of J. B. Darvall., Esq., be declared vacant, oil account of his accepIIance of office as At torncy-Genical. Mr. [largrave had volun tarily ollbred to accept the oltice of Solici tor-Gnceral. Mr. Moriarty cosngratflsated tihe Govern mont on its accession of strengthl and ability. fr. Iolhoyd 'emarkled on the self-abase ment of Mlr. Hairgrave. Mir. W. Forster defended Mr. I-f ir grave, but.le thouglht tihe nacceptance of the office by Mr. Dairvial lanccd thio Governmeint in its true light bafore the eounstry. It was a reactionary and :a State-aid Govern ment. Mr. Arnold: Mr. IHargi've deserved credit for acting conscientiously in dis charliging his duty, and also tn giving way when le found additional legal assistance was required bytlke government. Mr. Darl val's aecessioii. to sm Ministry would not olae its olicy.:? fr. Edgas: IlTis uplpointment put tlhe policy of the Govermcnent beyond ques tion. Tihe motion was thoue...
AUGUST 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
AoGUST 6. Mr. 'Thomson prescnted a petition from certnin sheep owners of New .nglind pray ing that the Scab Act might be rigorously enforced. Mr. G. H. Cox ]presented a petition from the storekeelpers of Mudgee, ipraying that measures might be adopted for tihe regula tion of carriers. Mr. 'lunkltctt asked the Solicitor-Genc ral whether it was the intention of the Go vermnment to proceed with any bill relating to thle Insolvent ,laaw. The Solicitor-G.eneral postponed answer ing the bliuestion",for a fortnight, :ii order tha lsigt height ciislt the Attorney-Gene ral. Mr. Thomson asked tihe Solicitor-Gene ral whether the GoVermnent had received any communlnictions relativ'e to tlio intro duction of some of the distressed Lanca shire cottton spinners, and if so the nature of the communication, and the decision of the Government therecon. The Solicitor-General snid that the infor mation could not he given in the form of an answer to a qnuestion; but theo Govern ment would eiuse tlho pape...
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.—AUGUST 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
PIARLIAMENTAKY INTELLIGENCE [FRlON THE I[ERIALD AND EMI'PIRE1.] LEGISL:ATIVE COUNCIL.-AuGUsr 5. The Solicitor-General briefly annolunced the appointment of MDr. Darvarll to the of lico of Attorney-General, intimating that, as Solicitor-General, and a member of' the Cabinet, he should continue to represcnt the Government in tihe Council. Dr. iaefilrlanC presented three peltitions in favor of the Smokelo uisslace Abatement Bill, which were received. The Kihna andt Wollongong Tonnage Dues Susptension Bills were read a secondt time, and ordered for conmittal for tlhe next day. M£r. D)eas Thlomson postponed the con siderition of the Smoke YNuisatcte Alute menlt Bill for a weekle at the instance of Mr. Wilkie, who, as chairman of a publie meeting, Ihad requested time to nprocure signatures of orsons opposedt to the bill. Thie Council meets at four p.m. next day.
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. KIAMA STEAM FLOUR MILLS. LIST OF PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
ONIMEROIAL INTELIGENCE. KIAd? STEAI FLOUR MILLS. LIST OF 1BICES. First?Flour, perton.............. 14 10 0 Do., per 100 lbs .. . O0 15 0 Secounds, per toil ........ ....... 11 10 0 Do., per lO lbso ........... .'.?" ·0?12o MI'lino-e-drcssed Maine Flour; d.ii,;t 0 ,,1 o Crusleed laizce, per bushol .... 0 4 0 Brau anld Pollrd, ditto.......... 1 0I SWliceat and Manize purbehased for cash, or taken in echanlgo for flour, or grist grind- e ing. J. SHARPE & SONS. Aug. 10, 1868.
SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
IPORTING. The .dipute regarding tleo fgot race, which sliouihave come off in BSng Bong tre?o ~'st arday wc?ek,.was referred for a decision 'tothe Editrsf.Bell's Life. Two different accounts of thie affair were howerover givOn: and the only response ob tained from the sporting oracle, was that it wrns a questioi for the referee to decide. See Bell's Life of Saturday. We are given to understand that the numerous lovers of sport, whlo were disappointed at the mis carriageof the above affair, are likely to see the race come off yet. On Saturday morning last, a foot race, doing much credrit to the pluck of both the competitors, was run between Christie Hetherington and John M'Dowcll, the coarse being the whole length of Porter's Garden Bench, about three-quarters of a mile. Tlho race was won by Hlethering ton. We are sorry to Ihear that Mr. John Hughes' gray mare. "Native Cat," which he was getting in trainingr for thie npproael- . mg WiVolloingong mcoeting, died cay d ij" tweo since, in...
SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
S1'DBNEY MARKETS. The Sydney papers of Saturday last re port as under:- o e:- i£ s. ol. £ s. d. Floeir, first, perton .. 15 0 to 0 0 0 Do., Seconds, perton .. 13 0 0 .. 0 0 0 Branii per' bushel of 20 lb 0 1 4 .. 0 0 0 hBiscuit, Calein,poe1001lbl 1 0 0.. 0 0 0 :Ditto, Nivy1 .'. .. 0 15 0.. 0 15 0 Bread, per 2'loaf .. 0 4 .. 0 0 0 Hay, per cwt\.. .. 9 O0 90 .. 0 11 Lucern.. ... . O 0 .. 00 0 Straw .. .. ' ..JO 7 0...0 S o Bark, per do. . 0 3 , .. 0 4 0 Wheat, per bushel .. 0 5 0 .. 0 0 Oats, per do. .. .. 7 6.. 0 S 0 Barley, per do .. .. 0 4 .. 0 5 3 Maize, per do . . 0 2 0 .. 0 3 1 Green stuff per bundle.. 0 0 .. 0 1 0 B1otf, per b .. 0 0 14 ..O 0 24 .Mutton, per do;. -..O 0 2, .. 0 0 0 3 Pork pcrdo .. ... \0 0 6 .. 0 0163 Vel, per do .. .. 0 0 (i .. O 0 7 Laminb, per qr.. ..1,0 0 .. 0 5 6 Fowls;.per'couple .. 0 4 0 .. 0 4 6 Ducks, per do:.. . U 0 .. 0 0 Ducks, wild, per do . Q 4 0 0.. 0 0 Geese, per couple .. 0.. 0 10 0 Turkeys, per do .. 5 0 .. U 15 0 Roasting pigs .. .. 0 0 .. 0 7...
THE HARBOUR WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
TIIHE IHARBOURI WORKS. The men emlloyed at thel harbour hlave now been' lce t for more than a wekc in a stito of conmpulsory idleness. The oston sible cause of thi state of things is the want of steel for drilling. But whence arises this want ? We cannot suppiiose tlhat tihe necessary article is niot to be found in Sydney: anl wse are very much afraid that tlhere is grievous mismanagement, neglect, or, perlhals, some kind of corrupt jobbery in tile matter. Itis a seriousthing iin more respects thian one, thalnt some eighllty men, willig anud anxious to work, shlould be ]kept lugingg in idleness' about the town. M~any of these smen hsve large fimnilies to suppsort, an! thesowant of a wreek's wages must caise" tli.sn much inconvpnenee, though without any fault of their own. We all know well the temptations which work ing men are sider during suchl an interral, to spend in worse than wasto what little mosney tley may have by them; and if so manny days pass over (as we believe they have...
RAILWAY AUCTION DEPOT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
RAILVWAY AUOTION DEPOT. hIr. Thomas Dawson 0eports Fat Cuttle.-~Mrkot steadty. Prime mobs are worth £4 to £56. Fat Sheep.-An upward tendency has boen noticcable througi thile week. P'rime wctlers are worth 14s. to 15s. Store Stock-Nothing to report. Horscs--Good useful animaols would come to a good imrlket. Milch Cows-Dull of sale, unless for rueally prime and newly-calved. Isold at Homebush, on Tesda;y, 30 hlead of £r. lFhralks' filno £3 6s. to £10, average £5 s ; also 50 head of un broken hieifers arid inlferior quality, at mcre noeminal prices. PsODUCE SALE.--RailWvay Auctioc Depot. The markett oi Thursday, for butchers small stock, was fairly supplied, and compctition was brisk for really prime quality. The supply on Friday of butter, aeon, and eggs was very large, over 3 tons of the foi'mer, 2& tons baicon, and 800 dDoen eggs bcing CtclhO gued, which caused a decidedt downward ten dency. Prices obtained were as follows:- Calves, 7s to 40s; lambs, 17s to 20s 0d Sigs, 1s ...
PLEURO-PNEUMONIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
PrLEURO.PNEUMONIA. Pursuant to advertiseiment in our cohlmns last week, a public mceting came offl at ir. Adnams's Steam Packet Hotel, for the ulr pose of discussing the best means to be pirosued relative to the spread of the above inamied discase.a c r.' Robcrlt Miller in the chair. M\r. Johin Hall deprecated the practice of linnoculating cattle, as he considered it cquite uniavailing, and recommecnded, but did not explhin, his own sy:stems of doctor ing, which, for a reasonable consideration, shlould be placed at the service of the dairy men and settlers of the neighlibourhood. i\Mr. ]tumpllhrey Dunster, of Shellharblor, addressed the meeting at considerable lenglth, and with much straighilforwardncss anld fluency, giving a detail of hIis own ex perience in regard to pleuro-pneumonia. lie had tried everythinig hle could moeet with in the way of lc medicine which seemed to oflbr the least prospect of producing rely benefit, but without success. On turning to the Ipractiee of inocul...
SYDNEY MARKET PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
SYD Elg ZL\IRET PRICESG. Whent-sqs to Os 0d per lushel. Maize--3s Gd to Os Od ditto Darloy, Maltings-la Gd to ds 0d per boushel. Ditto, CapO--8s id to 4s ditto Oats--Gs 0d to 7s 0d ditto Bran--ls 4d to Os 0d ditto Flour,--lst £15 per ton Ditto, 2dt-£13 ditto HIay, Lucerne--£5 10s to £6 ids ditto ,Ditto, Oten--£7 to £12 ditto ±"otatoes--£8 to £9 ditto Onions-o£1 1Es to £2 Os per cwt.-If sound. Butter-Os 0d to Os 0d per lb.--No sale Itonoy--4d to 5d ditto iacon-L7d to Sd ditto Ctese-Sd.d to 7d ditto Eggs-0s10dito "ls 0d per do?. Fowls--s s to 4s Gd p'sr couple t Ducilcs -s Od to i(s Od per ditto Turkldys--6s to 12ssditto Calves--l0s to £10.s 0 . Pigs --Id to 5dpdri-:lb!1,' Hides-- Go to lOs'?a6i ds ct, u GR. U.i n rta M esULHOLLAND, A 8 Ringo-street West. Sydney, Aug.8, 1863.
KIAMA PETTY SESSIONS. TUESDAY, 4TH AUGUST. (Messrs Fry, J. Hindmarsh, Robb, Chapman, and Colley, on the Bench.) [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
KIAMA PETTY SESSIOxS. TUESDAY, 4TH AUGUST. (Messrs Fry, ,. Hindmarsh, Robb, Chap man, and Colley, on the Bench.) 1. Bonner was brought before the Court by constable Malarlky, by whom hlie had been taken n in charge on deposition made before MIr. Colley, that hlie was of unsound mind, and incapable of takling care of him self. Hoe iad been some days in custody. Bonner on being questioned as to whether he had friends in the neighbourhood, who would be responsible forhis good behaviour, said he was not aware that he had. He would not be many weeks in the colony. Mr. W. Irving gave evidence as to the unfortunate . state of mind to which Bonner had been reduced through the use of strong drink. One day lately he had called at Bonner'shouse, and the latter was nowhere 'to be found. He lhad on another occasion threatened to shooet wit ness with a pistol. The accused was ordered to find security .for his good behaviour for six months, him self to be bound in the sumv of £20, and two sureties...
IMPORTANT TO VOLUNTEERS.—OFFICE ORDER.—EUROPEAN ASSURANCE SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
.IMPORTANT TO VOLUNTEERS.--sVWAR OFFICE OQDER. --EUROPEAPN ASURANCE SOCIETr.-"An important movcment lans been undertaken by tho Government inr ference to volusitcer corps. It h b L decided to bmploy tihe adjutants as lry accountants, and to require them, itlmt aacity'?6fo'eceive axyt neCunt?? al i moneys whiel ay e reminl to t'hem for the service >f h'~,1rpls to1hom thecy rcshpcctie l ?o osdto the duie erforma o t ns nancial mles to be entrusted t tIsmn, the War t Srilt l.s. notified to eachl of thle liers Iholilig tlhat applointment, that guar?n iteewill I euired to be irovided by them in one or of thile f?ollowingmotfes :-1. The i? t 50 to ie ildeplositedl inl the IPblisie Fnl o.2. A policy to be obtainted fironmftmJros Assurance Society for , rt50.;odr,3. bonds otf sureties for £500 ~4cJ/ 4. The bonds of one surety fbr £500, imd a policy of tie Esuropean Assurance Society for £I250."- Post rl,,tazime aind Insunrance Msonitor. ,