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COURT OF REQUESTS—NOWRA. APRIL 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 May 1864
COURT OF RWQUESTS-NOWRA. ArIL 2G. (Before Jncames Aldcorn, and A. K. M['Kay, J.P.) M'Arthur v. Bindon.-~£3, for goods do livcrcd. No dctence. Verdict forplaintiff, and costs. Hall v. C. Bindon.--CG 12s 6d, balance of promissory noto. Admitted. Verdict for plaintiff, and costs. Robertoon .v. Cameron.--£2, damages done by cattle in maize crop. Veridict for plaintiif, and costs. Bailey v. C. Moore.--£8 2s. amount of promissory note overduo. No dcfence filed. Verdict for plaintiff, and costs.
SHOALHAVEN. COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS—NOWRA. APRIL 19. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 May 1864
SHOALHAVEN. (roBo OUR COunESsrONDENT.) COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS-NOWRA. APnIL 10. (Before Dr. M'Konzio, M?essrs. Elyard, Waddington, M'Kay, and Graham, J.P.s.) Frederick Lcesoman, a fanovanrian, was placed at the btar, charged with having no visible moens of support. The Bench sent him to WVollongong gaol for ono month. For the Annual Licensing Mceting, two alp1hlications Cwere filed, the first that of 7.T C. Morrison, for the Terrara Hotel, was granted without op1osition; the next of Tlhomas Thrower. The Bench by a [ma jority granted the certificato.
SCHOOL OF ARTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 May 1864
SCHIOOL OF ARt'S. OnjWedncsday evening, Mr. ~1 . Pa-kes, after returning from a meeting at Gerrin ~gong, delivered, as advertised, a lecture in the Cort-house, iamna. The building was thronged with the :intelligent and re spectable portion of the ihllhabitants'of the town and its neiglhbourhlo.od; but nearly all of those who had taken any part in sup pdrting his opponoet diiing lthe election, with great consistency and ihagsanimity, inflicted upon themseiles tile prisation in volred in their absencce frorix the lecture. The lecturer's subjioet wins The condition of Englanmd during his visit to that couitry for the purpose of,promoting inmigration hither, two or three yeags since. From about half-past seven in the evening till nearly eleven, the lecturer held his audience interested, delighted, and absorbed in the easy and uninterrupted flow of narrative, description, reflection, and anecdote, which constituted his address on this occasion, nor was there on the part eithler of the sp...
THE KIAMA INDEPENDENT. TUESDAY, MAY 3, 1864. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 May 1864
,-BY the result of" the election which lhas just taken place in this town, Mr. HaENRY PAIRKES becomes entitled to a seat in the Legislative Assembly, as member for the electorate of Kiama. We heartily con gratulate the electors on the fact, that such a result has been achieved by the exercise of the intelligence, good sense, and public spirit of the majority, in defi ance of theinfluences of various kinds, which were brought to bear by the IMAs TIN Ministry and their allies, for the purpose-of-securihgg the return of the miserable puppet' who, as they fondly hoped, would malie one more addition to the obedient squad, which showed itself ready, during the recent session, to ignore at their bidding, every principle of com mon sense and political" economy. It is probable, tliat the exclusion of the tool whom they wished7to thrust upon-the electors of Kiama, and the return of our present representative, will make some slight difference in the calculation of our patriotioiMinistry ' But ...
BROUGHTON CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 May 1864
BROUGHTON 0REEK. (FRO A CORRESPOx DEneNT.) The monthly meeting of the Broughton Creek Institute was held on Wednesday evening, the 20th ultimo, when, notwith standing the dreadful stite of the roads, a large assembly nmet. The proceedings. were opened Lby singing and prayer by the President, tin 1orv. R[obcrt Wilson. The minutes of former meeting were read and sustained. The library commit tee gave in their report, that MIr. Berry was anxious to form libraries. hebre, at Numba, and other places of the estate; and would give his subscription as soon as the arrangements were completed. The meet ing agreed to purehlsase bookls, and would be willing to exchange books with other places on the estate, when their arrange-~ ments were completed. Captain Harrison then came forward and delivered "his promised lecture ou "The Sea," whichl was listened to with deep interest. Tie lecturer explained the sh'uc ture, the tides, the -oceans, and the naviga tion, computing thata fourth more water wou...
SHELLHARBOR. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. APRIL 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 May 1864
SHELLTARB OR. (noc oUR coRRESPoNDENT.) MUNICIPAL COUNOIL. SAn-rL 23. Present-Theo Ciairman, Councillors Col lins, Fenwick, flycr, Marks, Evans, Cos grove, and Dunstei. Minutes dftth6 last meeting were-read and confirmed. Thle Counil s??gaged in committee, considering emplants of ratcpayers. Cosmeildi~ Frfr.and Marks reported that they ha measured Councillor Collins' land, as agreed upon, and found it only contained 50 acres insfctad of 70. Mpved by Councillor Dunster, seconded y Councillor Fcilwieck, that Councillors Fryer and Marks' acreage of Councillor Collins' land be taken.: Carried. Messrs. D. Bcittsqn, l/IBarker, J. Rogers, G. Ranlkin, Q. Bidcegirdle, W. Baxter, aridG-. Timbs made codiplaints some with bcirg charged for rhtes due before theii- occupancy, others with'over-acreage. The report was adopted, recommending that the assessment on thie Oak Flats be rsdhdbd from Us to 4s per acre. Trifling allowances were made. The report also recommending thist no claim demanded tfor ...
ROSTER FOR TUESDAY, 3D MAY [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 May 1864
Itosu.lR FOR TUESDAr, 31w ItAr.-I-Mesrs. R. Fry, T. CIhapmnn, Marks, lilIler, and Charles. " I;OSTr FOR TuEyrrV, lOI? lt"M .-3 sasd . J. 1. Oray, Colloy, Kenanll, Mlolus nod Owen.
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE KIAMA INDEPENDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 May 1864
OREGIAc L COl RR f·sjOND)ElNCE. 'CO'TI?EI?IEDTOR OF TilO Oo31 I NDEPESNDENT. Srn,--Of course you wrO p?csoant at the groat satiro playedal off upon the, electors of Iiman, buneatht tlhe Court Housei vcrandahl on TIuesday,' As good as a platu,;,ld so imucli cheanploespccially ini those tiins ort cconotuy, shn ?iothe actors will come to its instead oft our gqoei to~theimn I Ilcaued so m tch srs the: Icadin:g comiodly min did his part, tlhat myi'. sidos .became teldtr, and' sore, so6 mch .':so, .tlhat I had scoripolts tlouglhts of colligg s'upon Dr. H'-Il ilton; as I hioped that avri ho iould have the justice to offlr some relief to the agony of a mlan hle led. so unintitntioially amtlietd. 'I hiss o wsiticessed ,mani elections b'ttl. in this nid the mothcr .ctlnt~; anld lI havo hlenar political pprinciplces expounded by cmul ditetas of mansy-.oaeeesslei..em4mtC--dkr s.behold. tlho luestroiiasHioiilton, iresent himisclf itn his best coat, inanneris, anid bos; and hlcard. thel fcoblc, i...
KIAMA ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 May 1864
(From the BiEpirc.) - It is a cheorig oms thn tithe first po litical event after, the late mielanCholy abuise of a Parliamoentary Session, is to be a contested election, in which a thoroughly popular candidate appds in person to the people: The.nominriion of a member of the Legislativo'?iieembly for the clc toral district of lKil ia takes place this day. The candidates, as at presoent known, areiMr. Henry Parkes and a Mr. Hamiltob: Of the last-named gentle man it ii possible that the electors of Kianm may kiow, a great deal, but as suroedly the public know nothing, s'z'e what may be gathered. frdm his short address:- ;sto,.' the eonstituencoy, and that mierely bears testimony to the fa-it that the candidate hlas no political ante cedents which be deems it prudent to advert to,while tihe few words lhehas to say for limself are by:no iiiDais favoiable to a good opin'ion of his education.and general intelligence. It is not isolwith Mr. Parkes. Whatever differonees ?:of opinion may exis...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 May 1864
Geodrge ole, aged (3 years, a hawker and? 1-1oý1- in fish, who occupied a room ooendoiatdblo at North Brixton, was found ;dqihd'wllis room, and a considerable sun ofmibudy on his person, one bag containing about. 50. It appeared that for nearly 2O.?ears.the deceasedhald lived at this a?iceu and that he never allowed any one ..enter-it, but was content to live by himsef, and that in the filthiest'masner. h:, isLow.AY' Pis .s.'-Tlh Perfection of 'Medicine.--Nothiis 'cli surpass this re storative of the in\alid : let the malady l)e wthiit it imay, or lie it seated where it will, t'Ltese fiincprifyiiig Pills will address them. stelgto6 Its renCoval, .iianl steadily acconm plish tlhir purpose. 'They cleanse the blohd, and by that melans not only prevent the deposit of unwholesome materials, but stimulate the absorbc?entsto remove all cor rupt or worn-out substances. 'tus have Holloway's Pills won their way to public estimation, which is obtainable and retain ible alone by wlat i is intri...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 May 1864
BIRTH. On the 2nd instant, at Kiama, the wife of Dr. Taylor, of a daughter. MARRIED. On the 26th ult., at the house of the bride's father, by the Rev. R. Wilson, of Gerringong, by special license, Thomas Gay, Esq., of Broughton Creek, to Jane Hunt, daughter of Mrs. Renalds, Gooddog.
KIAMA ELECTION. NOMINATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 May 1864
KIAMA tOribN.. NOMINA4TI . THE nomination of a member to represent" the electoral. district of' Kiama,, in the Legislative Assembly of New. South Wales, took place on last'Tuesday, at the Court houseo The proceediig 'commenced at noon, there being about 250 electors pre sent. .:.The Returning Officer, :D.: L Waugh, Esq., thought it advisablo to conduct the' bilsiness on thl *verandali of: the Court House, the probbiility being that the space inside would be insiffiicent for the accom modation of tlib umber ihi ttendanco. The Returning.,.Qlceer having read the writ of election and explained the order in which the business wguld be conducted, as by law directed, hoped that the quietness and order for which tliop?oople of Kiama were justly celebrated, would characterise the present meeting. He 'then called on J. M. Gray, Esq., the appointed proposer of Mr. G. '. Hamilton. Mr. GnAY said lie had great pleasure in proposing Mr. George H. Flamilton as a proper person to represent the elect...
SCENE IN A PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 May 1864
SCENE IN A PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. " An unhappy state 'of .a'fers"tt says the. Elgin Courier, "has existed in the Free Church congregation of Hopemnan. A pres byterinl visitation of the congregatioa was recently hold there, and the Rev. Mr. Gentle, of Alva, the moderator, was to preach. A goodly company assembled, and ýMr. Gentle entered the pulpit. During the first psalm, the Rov. Mr. Corbet (the minister) entered the church, and went to the pulpit to stop Mr. Gentle from preach ing. As a hint of the course he intended following, we believe he pitched Mr. Gentle's hat and manuscript to the foot of the stairs, and seized the pulpit bible, doe claring that it was his property. This strange proceeding was followed by a prayer of considerable length, lie having before. hand summoned the precentor to stop sing ing. After prayer lie opened the Bible, and commenced to read, but before going over mlany verses, lie was interrupted by the hublbub among the audience. He ex horted the people to d...
POSTAGE OF LETTERS FROM ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 May 1864
POSTAGE OF LETTERS PFROM' ENG LAND The' follo6iinug dispaitli and its enclosurc, fitom lthd Skci'etary of Stat; 'ýnotifyingi an increase in, thorate o f' ostage on lettorisf despatched froni Englfindto thie Australian colonies and Neaw Zealand; were laid on the table of thD L'egihiia o 'a sssembly of .Vii toria lately: " Downing-strb6t, 20tlrth Jahiry, 186,.-, Sir,-I lhave the 'honor to transmit to you' a copy of a. letter from the Lords Commis sioneis of the. Treasury (11th January, 1861), stating that, oni and after the.lst of July next, the postage on letters despatchled from this eounti'y to the Australian colo nies anid New' Zealand, via Southliamptdon, will be increaised to one shilling the -half ounco'letter;, and via ITIarseilles, to one shilling anid four i pnce, together with some other minor clhanges. Y.ou will be good enough to lay this communication before your responsible advisors' foi their consides istion, and "also in order that these charges may become publicly kno...
ESCAPE OF SILVA FROM GAOL AND RECAPTURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 May 1864
ESCAPE .OF SILVA FROM GAOL AND . RECAPTURE. The llraggoa l'cTgga Ecpress of Saturday reports. -- On Wednesday morning the town woas frightened from its propriety by the news thlit.this follow; .notorious by his escapqe froinm Narandera, hd nmnaged to repeat the experient frodm outr gaol that morning about nine o'clock : and siuch wits the fact; but we are happy to say that within an hour he was relodged in it. An enquiry was hold in the gaol on Thursday aftrernoon, by the Police. 'Magistrate, into the circumstances of the case and the con duct of the warders, and a report thereof sent down to the Sheriff for hlis considera tion; the gist of such enquiry loeading, as' we believe, to the conclusion that bIutsmall blame attahcst to the warders on this occa sion, the onus resting on the insocure con dition of the gaol during the presentbuild. ing operations. Silva was at once com mitted for trial at the next sessions, and or dered into irons, at all events for the time being. The detail...
NOVEL MODE OF DESTROYING ANIMAL LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 May 1864
NOVEL MODE OF DESTROYING ANI Ma L LIFE I have been requested by Mr. .r Baggs to call upon liim nrd oexamine the pratical work ing of a patoiit which liO has taken out, and which .le : describesto me as' improvmencnts in the means and" apparatus for capturingi or killing birds, animals, .whales, : &c., with a view of forming a 'public Comipany." As ?io nettings,' springs, traps, guns, or poisois sanimal or vegtable) were to be used, I could not imagine how tihe object was to be attained,. bult Ir. Daggs soon explained. This gentle men has I undersitand. studied the effects of electricity in all its' hearirgs, and it has oc curred to him that its bonmbinlg and life. taking agenicy might be turned to some practi cal account; and there, is no doubt lihe has. some fearful weapon of destruction ander his colnmand. In order to give me an easy and simple demonstration of its powers, lie took ime into his laboratory, where was a neat but exceedingly powerful electro-magnetic appa rat...
THE FRENCH PRESS ON THE ATTITUDE OF ENGLAND WITH REGARD TO DENMARK. (L' Opinion National, Feb. 2.) [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 May 1864
THE FRENCH PRESS ON THE AT TITUDE OF ENGLAND WIT?' REGARD TO DENM AR.K. (L' Opnion ,Naoional, Feb. 2.) England has attempted a. last effort towards pacification...... . The London journals at the same time en deavour to exercise a pressure on Germany, in pointing to :the British fleet as being ready to transport 30,000 men into Den mark to Bombard the maritime, towns of Austria and Prussia. Our trans-Rhenish neighbours laugh at the remonstrances and menaces uttered by our' neighbours' on the other side of the Channel:. They have paid no regard either to thli trident of Great Britain, whiOh the Morning Post announced to have been newly sharpened, or to the Channel fleet .and the Mediterranean squadron destined to plunder Trieste . . And the German press has replied by articles oharacterised by a sovereign contempt forwwhat it terms the swagger of England. A ministerial paper of Berlin, the oVorth German Gazette, declares that the. attitude of the British Cabinet will not induce Pruss...