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LONG OF COMING. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 17 May 1864
LONa or Co?INo.-A virgin of twenty five was lately throwing some affected sneers at mtatrlmony, when a grave friend in the company obsers'ed that "marriages were made in heaven.. "Can you tell me, sir," rejoined the sly nymph, "why they aro so long coming down. &lt;WITAT is the difference between a butcher and a flirt ?-Tholforner kills to dress, the latter dresses to kill. "No pains will be spared," as the quack said when sawing off a poor fellow's leg to cure him of therheumatism.
PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 17 May 1864
S . PUBDLIC MEETING. Pursuant to advertisement, a public meeting was held in the. Court-House, Miama, on Thursday,, j1hth.iast. I. H. Owen, Esq.,ia the clhai? he attendance at the como?secement ?vd?er ensmall: but as the business proceeded,. the number in creased to a vers~ respectable muster. The Clhairman lamiug read tihe advertise ment calling the meeting said it was not necessary for hinm to say much on a subject in which all were interested. It was known to all that the works at the breakwater were stopped, and that the present umode of ship ping and landing prod ?e and passengers was not only inconuvyisrit, but ofttimnes attended wsith dangei.Y ,Ilien MIr. P?arkes, our present member,' was down, hlie (Mr. Owen) took him round thie works. Mr. Parkes at once saw tihe necessity of some thing being speedily done to ficilitate the slhipping. anud landing, and admitted tile advisability of finishing the inner armn of the basin for that pirpose, and suggested that a petition fromt th...
POETRY. AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 17 May 1864
POETRY. SAU TitlA. i I,' rr - Bn IIALLORAN.] . It is not that our heaoven is bright SWith stoao, which through the fragrant night '.Sllne, lioke uncounted worshippers Of tho great Source of Light . It is not that our balmy alr " Makes it a vital oy, to sliaro " nloioth sweet hl;ralling of the lillls, A. n a'otairto'In rayer - ... is not that our valleys hold S ''io moan of. life, for manifold And varloars eroaturs--man and benst " .O the red-treasured gold;- , . , .: . It is notthat rapt eluty sreems, . i Ar In ni worold of faior reams. T moolid the Daghtera'of thb?lai tFor bards' and paintosa' themes';. '-or that nour sons, would they dsdain . i Tlhsoul-corrodlng thirst'of gkn,: . And look on glory, ns on heaven,-' Wotould rever look 'i vain; STlhat wothis faTorod land should prize, ' , SOr walk.witlhproiud and gratuful yes, .lesing tho Gre.t All- Inootlful r idals now Piradisc; l nt for agnerd n,e froin 111, SToh'at we, with just nd rigllchteos will, Mlay frame a state of .things ...
MONDAY, MAY 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 17 May 1864
S MONDAY, i\AY 10. (Before J. Coljey, Esq., J.P.) John Siinpson was given in charge about 0 o'clock on Soturdiay e'vning, by Mr. G. Adams, for being drontk and disorderly. Thd prisoner had no excuse to offer; had been in the district about ten Weeks; wams a sawyer; worked f forMIr. Rogan; had met a few friids axd tookle a drop too much; dind was? ve'ry sorry indeed for having been a source of annoyance to any one. Fined one shillilng, with a caution to be more circumspect in fitture.
THE WAR IN NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 17 May 1864
''IE TI WAR IN NEW ZEALAND. IBy the Lord Asliley, steamoer, we (the .cipi'-e) have Aucklland papers to the 3rdl instant, from wlhich we extract tile fllowing further details of the ecvents in conncetion with the w?ar: ADVANCE ON '1IE GATE PAIr. (l'ro;S the Soutlit'rn C~oss, of the 2nd April 27. S:s morning, the 86th Light Infantry, Iii bering 6000 rank and file, commanded lv MIj or Ryans, 70th Rcgimnent, and two G:pimnder Armstrong guns in charge of l .hnel W'illiatus and Lieutenant Pick cr1, i.A., the Whole number under the e•.m:n:ind of Colonel Greer, left the camp at Ti Papa, alnd marched out to the p ?sti m called the Gate Pah, because it is built across the line of road to the in teior, where the gate on the boiundary feice on the missionpropertystood. They eaarw in sight of the position in less than ia'df an hour's maroli, onrilsing the little 1rill rn which MIr Purvis' house is sitnato, Ihalf way between the camp and the palh. ..a the column advanced along the road, it l disa...
ATTACK ON THE GATE PAH, AND REPULSE OF THE TROOPS. SERIOUS LOSS OF LIFE. Tauranga, April 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 17 May 1864
lTTACKi ON" TtIE GATE PAH, AND. lEPtULSE OF TH'1 TROOPS. SSERIOUS LOSS OF LIFE. (Froei the Correspondent of Southern Cross.) Tau!rnga, April 29. The advance was made at hine o'clock in the foienoon of.the 27th, fiom Te Papa camp, andt a position taken up be fore tlhe rebel works situate about two and a-h:altf mis from the mission house. Only two guns vere put in position, on thie right of our camp, but heavy ord nance and ammunition were brought up to the rear, undeio cover of. the lill on whllich theGeneral had established him self. The natives showed tlhemselves on the first day. Yesterday, thIme 28th, was spent by us in preparing for the imnponding struggle, ad tihe natives seldomshowod in the pah. By a kind of tacit understanding no dc nonstration -.wass madeo on either side; and thIe rebel' '.flag was not hIoisted throuighout thie day. General Sir Dun can A. Camerdn, K.C.B., examnined the enemy's position aid defences, and having decided on the plan of operations with drew for ...
THE RUINED CITIES ON THE MISSISSIPPI. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 17 May 1864
THE IIRUINED C[TIES'ON' THE 'MIS- " SISSIPPIL Far'ther down as you go, stacks of ruined chimneys, burned lhoises, fields destroyed tell of the rebellion and its consequences. Groups of contrabands gather together under the banks in the neighbourlhood of tlhe gunboats, awaitilng employment, while rejoicing in their freedom, being protected by the gunboats from the roving bnnds.of guerillas who seek to destroy and kill them. Vicksburg soon appears, with but little mark of the terrible destruction of the July' bombardment from the river; but go you into tle'city, and the terrible marks of the bloody and destructive siege meet you at every point, hin dilapidated buildings, houses and stores' torn by shot and shell, caves and barricades in thie streets, and an immense line of entrenchmenits of every style of en gineering in thie rear. The presence oj death is visible in thle mourning costumes of the women, for almost every family tells you of a vacant chair at the hearthstone. At Grand G...
WEEKLY CALENDER. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 17 May 1864
WEEKLY CALENDAR. Days of thet Week. Dy SunI Sunset. Mon's Month S t . 'Age. TUES AY ............ My 17 6 60 5 2 1 WEDNESDAY ...... ,,8 5 1 1 III SDAY ......... 10 562 5 0 13 P IHDAY ............... 20 6 52 4 59 I1 SATURDAY ,, 21 5 53 4 5 15 SU, -D.Yr. .... :.... ,,2. 0 5 1 4 558 1 .%ONDAY?.?........ 2 . 0 4 58 17 THE KIAMA INDEPENDENT. TUESDAY, .t?AY 17, 1804.
THE PAPER OF BANK NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 17 May 1864
THE PAPEl OF BANKl NOTES. The papor upon whichl the notes of the Bank of England aro priltcd is manufictalred from the whitest and best of linen rags, by one firm at Laverstoke, in IInampshire. It is inade in sheets sixtnco inches long alnd fivo inclhes wide, achcl being dcsignedforthie print ing of two notes. They aro divided in tie middtlle afterleaving tihe prass; therefore every note issued by the hBank of England has throo rough or deckle cdges and one sminootlh edg. Thle paper and wsatoer-naek Ihavo always bten the great difliculty to mankers of forgeal notes, so much so, tlat ovo exports have hecn de ceived by it; but spulrious paper has never, iup to tha present tiame stood the test. In the recent robbicry of hanki paper from the mills, rwhich c:ascd so Iimuch anlxsiety to thie public, the forgrs had an opportunitva tsuch as theoy Ilever Ihand iefre, and it is to ie Ihoped. inevoer will have again; yet, evean with tis alvan-l. tageo, they wereo ,nitiroly unsuccssfil. The por...
THE DESERT OF SAHARA. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 17 May 1864
THE DESERT OF SAHARA. The discoveries of recent Africanr explorers have dispelled many of thle popalar notions concerning tle great desert of Sahara. It used to be described as -a nearly level sandy plain. This plain, it is now ascertaiied, does .not exist; except at -its eastern and western extremrities. The central portionis rise, in tle form of terraces, to 900 or 1200 feet above the valleys of the Atlas and Soudan. They are interspersed with ravines rind granite hills. lBarth speaks of mountains 4000 or 5000 feet high. In general, however, the surface of the desert is flat or slightly undulating ;. in some places covered with a thick bed of sand, in others hard and flinty. Every aspect conlirms the opinion of Humboldt: that the desert is a bed of a former sea, elevated by geological convulsions. The traveller, almost at every step, meets with mounds of fossil shells and other debris of marine. animals. There are immense deposits of rock, salt, in some places as pure as marble, a...
KIAMA POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, MAY 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 17 May 1864
KIAMA POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, MAY 10. (Before Messrs. Kendall and Colley.) PIERIY V. CARIIEILRRY. William Perry, of Jamberon, charged F. B. Carbcrry, of same place, with stealing or taking by force, a bundle of cabbage ansd a coat, valued in all at 5s. Carberry, in dlcfence, stated tlhant lie certainly did take thle articles named from plaintiff, belioving them to be stolen from Mr. Monefy of Jambreoo. He (Carberry) recognised the coat as Mr. Meonofy's, to whom he had returned it. It was evident there rwas no intention on the part of de fendant to steal; still the fact of taking them by force compelled tile Beneh to fine him 5s. with costs of court and profes sional costs (one guinea), in default, seven days in gaol. OODDARD V. KINGO-ASSAULT. From the evidence of senior constable Goddard, it appeared that whlile on duty at the polling-place, Jamberoo, on the 29th April last, the defendant King, who was somewhat the worse for drink, came up and grappled him, saying, "D-d if I don't th...
NOSES:—WHAT THEY MEAN. (Eclectic and Congregational Revirw.) [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 17 May 1864
NOSES:-WHAT THEY MEIAN. (Eclectic and Congregational Reeirce.) You will never be able to fiend a man of in tenso roeflective powers laving aenose thiri and slharp at the nostril. The graild ose of La vator we hcve. describhid: but the cogitative nose is .onethinig rquite differont from it. It only refers to tile gristly part below tile lbridge of the nose. It m.ny or may nlot be foecd in conncction withl beauty. Oliver Crom -ell's is truly iugly, but so indicative of vigor and portecntou.s energy that a soesitive cIn mieght tlhow himnself iauto al fit of terror by oneoe dint ,f gazing on its dropping, flesh-point, resto rated, and broadly incurved, like tile adze of a slhipwrighlt. Coleridgo's forms a remarkiablo contrast to Oromwcll'S.s It lins the broad toughltfll charnmcter in very large degieco, lbut in otheri respects itis a weakICnose, olly a qoarter of the lengthI of the fico, whilst Oromn well's exceeds a tlird; Tlere is no physiog nomy in oll picet!ucre gilleries, niptor's ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 17 May 1864
THE tidings which have arrived almost simultaneously of warlike operations car rieA on with indifferent success by Britisl troops in New Zealand, and of a too pro bable outbreak of a European war, are not of a character very gratifying to the senti ment of philanthropy, or to that of national honour. It seems at first sight almost a violation of the natural order of things that' a strong British force supplied, as it ap pears, with the most improved and power ful appliances of scientific warfare, should, under any circumstances, be foiled even.by a superior number of valiant savages in an attack on fortifications of rude- and primi tive construction. Journalists, who must find something to say on every subject that presents itself with the least proninence to tile eyes of the world;- whlo-jjustly value tie lives and limbs of our bravo soldiers,though, like CAsso,'thle 'arithectician, they " never set a squadron/in the field," are ready to assert,'if not to- demonstrate, that such a ...
ROSTER FOR TUESDAY, 10TH MAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 17 May 1864
ItosTzn ron TUsOAT, lOnIO MAr.-M-esir. J. 31. Gray, Colley, Kendall, Moles and Owen. IosT r Ioa TuEsDAY, 'MAT 17TI. - Mes.rs . anugh, Illndmarsh, King, Robb, and Iteddnll.
MAILS BY THE BOMBAY. General Post Office, 12th May. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 17 May 1864
SMAILS BY THE BOMBAY. G - General Post Office, 12th May. The Mails by the Peninsular and Oriental Steam' .Navigation o06pany's steamer MADRAS, will be made upat this office on SATURDAY, the 21st)iostacit,'at 6 p.m., for all letters not addressed to thet United King dom,'and at 11 a.in. for all letters so addressed. Ncwspapers must be posted one hour befor the letters, i.e., at 8 and 10 n.m. respectively. I Tlic following mails'will be dispatched: To tlic United Kingdom, via Marseilles and Southampton. To France and other Conti noital States (in a closed miail to France.) To the Northern countries-of Europe, vil (when inarked) Trieste. To Melbourne, Tasmania, Adelaide, Western Australia, Mauritius, Suez, Alexandria, Malta, Aden, Ma?dras. Calcutth, Bombay, Ceylon, Bativia, Singapore, Manila, China, the Cape of Good 1lop!, and St. Ielecna. Registered letters, -not addressed to the United Kingdom," wlil not be received after 3.30 li.m. on the 21st instant, but letters ad dressed to the ...
THE GATE PAH EVACUATED. April 20. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 17 May 1864
STIHE GATE PAI EVAOCUATED. [ From our Correspondcnt.] T h Aliril 20.. To-day I have to conclude my letteri witlh The news that the Gate palh was evacuated nlast night, and that the great body of the. rebels have escaped; This.intolhligence I did not anticipate; still I nam not at all. am1·prised ait it. .. . Tie facts, so fiar as-I can hear at the moment, nre thoesc. After dark laist nighlt the skirmislhers ad vanced to the front of the piah, and opeied a heavy fire upon it, and a colorn mortar was got into position within fifty yards of the pnrapct.. The rebels replied to our fire i tll about nine o'clock, when the fiiing fPom the pahll coeased, Major Greavcs, ). A. Q. 31. General, who had bdeen'before thile pah during the entire ehgagemcunt, crept up to it about ten o'clock,'nd fancicd 'from the stilness that it had heen evacuated. Eo atteumpt was then made to storm it· the riskle being too great. About midiight. the salme gallant oflicer crept ulip to the pah a second time, and f...
(From the Correspondent of the New Zealander.) Tauranga, 26th April. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 17 May 1864
(From Ithe Correspondet of Ithe Net Zea. lander.5 STiuaign, 26th A11pril. Tihe General and his staff marlchedl out itis morning with nine Inndrcd mnon, con sistilln of 6Sth Regimonnt and a portion of thc Flying Colhumn, and acconmpanied by two finold-pcieces, startedl at 9 ia.m., to attakc thile enemy's position, and at 11 a.m. a doe tacllhment of thile Roynl Artiller3, followed by two i6-1lpounders, ahd at 3 p.m.,In a 11)0-1b Armstrl.ong gnun was la1ded1 ft0om tile Esk, i-.M.S.S., under th;le superintenlldence of Commodore WViselmnn, and afterwards drawn to the front by 200 of the INalral •lrigade. On thile arrival of our. troops at the firont tIle rebels commenced liring 11in- good earnest from tlheir pah, bult being distant froml theml nbout 1000 yards, cnalle far shoIt of tihe emnp. The .Royal sEngineers were marelced off at 1 p.m. to tllrow up tlhe- eartliworkls on the brow of tihe hill, )abou0t 600 yards from the pahl; about 100 field pieces' were 1so0 drawn up to protet tihe ...