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PRESBYTERY OF ILLAWARRA. TO THE EDITOR OF THE EXAMINER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 21 July 1860
flR.?DSYz?T OP ILLA 1AR1A. TO TIE EDITOR OF THE RAMINIRR. SIR,--Durinc the coanrse of the month of Juno and the early.prt of Jaly, the Rev. He~gh M'Kail, by the ap pointmlent of the Presbytery, has been visiting several listricts to the outhlord, prenchlling the Word, and on deavoring to orgamniso regolnr congregntions anlnd minis terinal charges, wherever it might seem to he expedient. The districts of Brnidwood, the Clyde River, anil Ulla dullla, are placest?hat rall for the imrediate andl carnest atteontion of the P'reslhyterv. Mr. M'Knil lhas succeeded in setting.abot a movement ia the hihlly important agsi celtuenl, graming, ned goli-mining districtof Braidwiooad; bhieh it is confidently anticipatedl will in a very short time result in the settlement of i minister there, and the institution of the orldinances of religion in connection withl the Proeshvtriia Church. In reference to Ulla dull and iNolligheon, or the Clydo Riverl district, the latter of Lthese two places is not ye...
COLONIAL EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 21 July 1860
COLONIAtL EXTIRA ICTS. -----------: MeEN-OFWAR'8-tI .EN ASIIORa. --It is rather a singular fact that whenever a fracas occurs be tween H.M.'s A.B.'s and the police, the former must be in the wrong. Sailors will often aver, after having been locked up fura ta ight, that tlchey ware dogged by police. that the police were the aggressors, and fiuilly, on a show of resis tuance, used their staves most unmercifully. However, the presiding Worships, distinguished as they have always been for acumcn and im partiality, invariably refuse to attach any credence to suclh slanderous imputations upon the integrity and veracity of " the force," and in the majority of such audacious attempts, but raise the tono of their censures and the amount of the punishmncut. Of late the seamen of HLM.S. Fawn have bad two or tilreo collisions with ?l? police, and ont Monday evening thoe formcer avi:lcd themselves of a rare opportunity of retalit~ueg upon a body of what they conceived to be i5l-i. natural and br...
THE STEAMERS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 21 July 1860
Taz StroA3:.ns.-We werrE withiout any otcamer from Sydney. and onsoqouently nithout any malil on 'Ihursday laat; althougl as far as ne can jmlgo there was ro reason for her non-arrival. in the stato of tho weather, which was not stornmr. This (Friday) morning, to mote op bor yestorday, we hnl too bhots. anwd lth Wellocns dr md Tohurihrndy's mail. We oish far the retaun of the oiimmer. innl the necampaoiramct of regularity in the receipt, of our letters.
SHELLHARBOR MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 21 July 1860
SIELLIHARBOR MUNIVICIPAL COUCIL.. Tin. Council mot on Tuesday, 17th July. Present--Tie flrll Council. Minutes of tbe previous mieting were resa and confirmed. A letter was rad by the Chairman, whereby it appeared that the sum of £100 granted for the bridge on the main South Road, near Terry's sta tion had been placed to the credit of Messrs. Molesl,M'Gil, and Ruessell, andl not to the creditof the Council as previously stated. A letter was receired from the Town Clerk, Shoal. haven, informing the Council that the day ap. pointed for tile meeting of delegates for the purpose of considering the amendment of the Municipalities Act (viz., Anugust 2nd) was quite satisfactory. Moved by Councillor Collins, seconded by Coun cillor IRussell-? That tenders he called for making a bridge and forming abolt 18 chains of road, situate near Condon's Swamp. Councillor Collins urged upon the Council the great importance of the work in question. Councillor Wilson said that there was notsa spot in thie...
WOLLONGONG DISTRICT COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 21 July 1860
II OLLONVoYO DIsletCr coUcRT. ( FROUt TUI EXPFB.SS.) Tuins Court was oplen on Friday afternoon, 13th istaut, ibefore his [lonor Judge Cary. Tihe only barristers preseunt were Messrs. Ferbcs, Mey3mott, and Blake. HAWOnLTI V. OARntETT. tir. MIeymott moved for a new trial, in the caie of Haworth v. Garrett. The action which led to tile present applica tion was broeghlt against MIr. Garrctt, for a filse, scandalous, and malicious libel published in thlle Illaw.trra fercur of the 27th of O~tober, 1859. 'lThe case was tried at a previous sitting of the Wollongong District Court, tile defen daint having brec defended on that occasiou by Mr. Dalley, who was not now in the colony. 'The libellous passages in the article ill tlhe Mlercurs were then read. HislIonor stated that what he wi.lhed to be Ssatisfied about was, not whether the jury had de oided against law and evildence, but whether lihe (the Judge) would bejustilied isl setting asids their verdict by granting a new trial. He wished MI...
KIAMA DISTRICT COURT. (CONTINUATION OF MONDAY'S BUSINESS.) [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 21 July 1860
KIAMA DISTRICT COURUT. (cONTInuATlIO O MONIIAY's OUSINEOS.) llPonsE . Cary, Esq., District Judge. ARNOoLD V. COOK. To recover £4 10s., for work done in fencing. Mr. Forhes and Mr. Waring for plaintiff; defendant, in person. Pleas: work badly done, and contract not comloeted, a1nd payment into Court of £3 1s., as the sum actually due. Moseo Arnold stated: I ngreed with defendant to put up a stockyard t 1 its. a rod. It was seven rods. I have not leen paid fsr it. I hen put up one rod of another fence, at 5s., butI did no more, as defen dant would not let me unless I went into Mlr. Ken dall's tocutls tree for his andl Mr. Kendall's line of fence. There was nine or ten rodla of the other fence to be dlone. I split the stuff for it, and I charged for it. Cross-hxsmined;; You pointed out two trees that I wou]'ave to split, but not four. The fence was ns.atad is it could be with the stuf. ''dlytitja.idwartls otated; I was Arnold's mate v~f1iillie w~.fencing f, r'Cook. The fence was b good...
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. GERRINGONG, July 18. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 21 July 1860
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. [rano onn oonn.sronlmOtcs.] GERRINGONCG, July 18. On1 of our greatest want(s, that of rseann of education will soon be supplied as the Noational school-house is'hearly.finished. I have been In. formed by on. of the patrone that it will be ready for opening in a couple of months. Ac usual in these matters the outlay hbs excceded the estimated cost, so in nil probability there aill mbe a call on the public for the defisiency. Cash is scarce, but still for such a purpose no doubt the call will be rcs. ponded to, if not our honorable and worthy member, on whose property the building is erected and who is an enthuiasntio adulmirer of the system, will, we expect, do himself the pleasure of making if up. The local patrons have wisely yielled their share of power in selecting a teacher to thb Institution: a judicious step oa their part, for a bad choice through personal partiality or other causes would greatly deepen the prejudice against the system already existing i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 21 July 1860
Sportsmen and Others. TO0 be SHOT for, by rifil, on MONDAY, 23rd 1 JULY, a splendid littlo GREY M?AR, guaranteed sound, and in good condition. CONDITIONS: Fourteen (14) shots at £l per shot. Each part" to lshoot with his own iifrle. The targeot will be placed on the Blowhole Point, at half-pasnt 2 p.m.; distance 100 yards. A first-rato "spread" will be In readiness for all membcrs, at the conclusion of' the match; in Lhr Steam Packet Hotel. Kianma Municipality. Council Chamber, 18th July, 18602 Riama Ward. To Contractors. TENDERS arre required for completing the tit U finished portion of a work knoewn as the " Cntting at Pike's Hill." .- The work require,1 to be donan is to cut and re move salnt seven thost:susl cuhic yards (7000) mnore or less, of earth anl Vock (lchiefly ro k), and to form a road\way therewithl of abnsf five chains, more or less. Also, to Iuild a stond Culscurt 66 feet lonbg and 5 feet wide, with walls 3 rfeet thick .and 4 feet high. The tender must he at per blth...
TUESDAY, 17TH JULY. The Court opened at a quarter to 10 o'clock. KEMP V. ROUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 21 July 1860
S TUESDAY? l'TIt JULY. The Court opened at a quartor to 10 o'clock. KEMP 'V. ROUSE. Mr. 3feymott brought up his award in this case, which he stated to be in favor of plaintiff, for the sum of £15 4s. li. Mr. Forbes stnatedr that when it was arranged for the case to go to arbitration his Honor had said tlhat any point of aInw might be sub mnitted to hInim, and he therefore.wished to draw at tention to tile fact that defendant had filed ao set-off to the amount of £300, which was contrary to the terms of the 8rst section 'of the Act to Amend the District Courts Act,:that section limiting the set-off to £200. Mr. Meynmott said that thllis section applied not to tile amount of set-off to bofiled, but to tihe amount to bhe allowed on .the judgment. HIis HIonor con curred in this view, andl ordered judgment to be entered for plaintifffor 15 44. 11l. ULLERc AND WTALDRO N V. ,IUMaPIeEc. Forgioods dldl and delivered, £ll 4. 8d(1. Mr. Meymntt for plaintiff. Defendant dlid not appear. Mr. Full...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. [ABRIDGED FROM THE HERALD AND EMPIRE.] PORT OF SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 21 July 1860
* SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. - - - fADnlIDGED FPOM TuE F.RALD AWIe EIPIrE.] PORT OF SYDNEY. ASalVAIA. July IP. Hunter (a.). 2i tons. Captain Sollivnn from the Clise River 17th instant. P~rssener.--Miss Memott, Miss Allen, IMrs. Chiandler, Mrs. Huohes, Miss Ihoot, Miss Iitclsie, 31Mesrs Emmott, Poill, Hudson, Thomas, Croll, O'Brien, snd three in the stoerage. COtSTEts KSWACDS. Juy! Il. Kiama (.). from Woloongong, with 105 kegs buttter, 20 pigs, 5 calves, 4 hags maize, lto aides bacon, 3 Ioxee eggs, 20 tunples graoss.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 21 July 1860
NOTICE. i. ' TO ADVERTISERS. : WAE beg to inform our advertising friendso, that : we intendl in future to render our ADVERTISING ACCOUNTS MONTHLY, and tihat advertisements from non-sulscribers, must in all cases be pnid for when brought to the oflice. This arrangement has become necessary, to .ahble the proprietors to meet the large outlay incurred in bringing out the paper, anrd it is hoped that their supporters will so far aid tlhe proprietors in their undertaking. The Ezaminer may be had at Mr. Dixon's, Central Store, Kiama. Contracts made for Advertising, by the month or quar ter, oi very reasonable terims. *Mr. CountLms TLOaSATT has beln appointed Colldetor orllia Kt.ax Ekessain.al Is i.ut ioriwial to reseivo any suams due to tihe proprietors of that Journal.: " i • ..; I -. • ILLAWAR A S. NAVIaATION comPANY TIME TABI3LE. . BETWEEN SYDNEY AND KIAMA.B . -. :.. :: c n..? 'a SYDNE";- i On MIod?'y Tuesdany,' Wednesday, and Thursday, - direct, at lipnm. " tFanon KiOna: Every .Moilda...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 25 July 1860
Terme: Advertising.-Four lines and under......... 0 Si: 2 6 Eight........ ......... s o ,, Every additional line ......... 0 Suhscription--Per quarter in advance ........ 8 6 At the end of the quarter ..'.. 9 0 Single copies, eachl........... 0 6 Tihe quarters end on the lastday ofJuno,Soptomber, December, and March, respectively. KlAMA:--l'rlnled and published by the proprletor, Wiuia Ianvis, or t?nla at the ZExawieer Oeneral rrlntlg-oleoe Shoalhaveon-ntrant, Ntamn, adoeald, Wednesday, July 25th 1les .
MISCELLANEOUS EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 25 July 1860
U.SCELL.;?EOUS EXTRACTS. ------ How THE UNION BANK FRAUDS WERE Dis COVERED.--The Argus says :- ,0c extract the following particulars of a curious circumstance which led to the discovery of the Pullinger frauds upon the Union Bank from a private letter recei ved in Melbourne by the Salsette, and the writer of which is entirely reliable :-" The Union Bank fondly supposed that they had a balance, or reserve fund, in the books of the Old Woman in Threadneedle-street of over half a million, while they really had little more than half that amount. The way in which the fraud was discovered was curious, and I happen to have some private and peculiar information on this point. I dare say everyone will saoon know all about it as well as I. These tire the facts :-- ir David Chapman, about whose connection you wrote a bitter article for the Standard, and who, you may remember, wores lie was not then conuected with Overend and Gurney's (although for how mr'any hours the con nection was severed w...
THE NEW ZEALAND WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 25 July 1860
TIIe N'W ZEALAND WAIL.-A gentleman who arrived by the last steamer from Nelson, and who possesses an extensive knowledge of New Zealand, states that opinion is ~rery much divided there amongst the European residents as to the conduct and military ability of Colonel Gold, whose proceedings in connection with the recent engagements between the British troops and the natives have been so freely canvassed in Sydney and Melbourne. While, on the one hand, some consider the Colonel wanting in that activity and judgment which should characterise a commander, others maintain that he is pro ceeding with due sell:e of his responsibilities, and in strict accordance with the policy of the Government. Frolit all that can be ascertained it appears the rebellious natives are in strong numbers ; that they have abundance of supplies, and that, in bush-fighting, they stand at great advantage. They are manufacturing their own gunpowder, moreover; so that the idea of cut ting off their supply of amuniti...
HORSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 25 July 1860
* HIIOIRSE MAIIRKET. Mr. C. Martyn reports : "Throughoit the past week well broken 0sddle and liar. ness horses have sold readily. Horses of the proper stamp can scarcely b obtainell, and tile demandl, whih is nowv in excess of the supply, is daily increasing, so that there is every probahility of thcm oling 'up in price. Inquiries for strong, upstanding colts are very numerous, particularly for heavy draught colts, and a good lot would doubtless realise ahigh average. :Messrs. Burt and Co. report That the horse marhot was never so biadlv supplied As during the past weok ; hardly a sinigleo iseli horse to beo had. Those offered at the sales have been generally of a wretched description, not in any way sited to meet the demands. Fair pricesa are readily obtainallo for fresh :young horses, quiet and fit for work.
DESTRUCTION OF THE LIVERPOOL SAILORS HOME. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 25 July 1860
oESTE'UCTION OF T'IE LIVERPOOL S.ILOUS' IOJ1E. .(tlOMn TUE EUIOPEAs. TIMES.). Tuls magmilicent building, one of the most beau tiful specimens of architecture which graced our town, has been completely destroyed by a fire which broke out on Sunday morning, May 13, and in the coburse of a few hours left little more standing thanu the outside walls. Shortly before one o'clock a police-officer, on duty at the post office, observed flames issuing from a window in the top story, and immediately ran across to give the alarm to the uuperintendlout. He had, however, been anticipated by the night porter, who had informed IMr. Williams of the fire, and a hose within the building was at once got into play. The alarm was promptly convoyed to the various fire stations, and in a comnparatively short apace of time the constable, Hardacre (384), arriv.l witlh the reel from the Salthouse Dock, followed .),in afterwards by Mr. Hewitt, with the eni.;eitis and brigade from the central station, by tile ,...
LABOR MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 25 July 1860
LABOR IARKIET. Mr. J. C. Glue reports: Tihe immigrai.t per Chance wero for ;iro this week. There were only four or five married persons to bo hired on board : na lnller of single men htave coime on shoro to - hire, for whom there is plenty of emplovymet. Our en ':gagoements this weiek comprise chiefly tfirm laborers an11d ser- vrant. ulniluiries have been mlde for married conples, team drivers, bushiime, gardeners. shepherds, bullock drivers, .c. \. Wages, with rationa-r as follows- Slarried couples, per nnniim, £.15 t) £GO; firml servants, £32 to £i10; team drivers, £40 to £52; shepherds, to £30; bushmon, £42 to £52; gardeners, £10 to £52; blacksmithls and carpenters, £ti to £80; boys, £15 to o 26; female servants, 201 to 301. Sydneoy, 20th July.
A FACT. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 25 July 1860
A FACr.-At I3remen there is a wine cellar, called a " store," where five hogsheads of Ithen ish wine have been preserved since 1625. These five bogsheads cost about £50. Had this ueqm been put out to compound interest each hogshead would be worth one thousand millions of money. A bottle of this precious wine would cost about .£908 3s. Ild., and a single glass about £113 19sDd.-Court Journal,