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THIRD DAY, THURSDAY, 30TH OCTOBER. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 3 November 1856

THIRD DAY, THURSDAY, 30tii OCTOBER. - Tho weather was. much 'warmer- than' on , either of tlio previous days, but thoro woro: some dark heavy masses of clouds hanging ominously about, during tho whole ot tlio day. Tho attendance, how-over, was not eflected by this, thero being a, much larger number - of persons on t.ho courso limn oil either ot the termer days. .- At a litllo alter the appomtod tune the Clerk ol tlio Course called upon tho hoises to piepaie ioi tho H11S1 RACE. Tho -Distriot 1'nrse, ol 40. Sovs.-,- for nil horses, the bona fide property-, ot porsons residing, between Built and Jet-vis : Bay, and. known: to have been in thou- possession -.-three - inonths - provioiis :to tlio races ; i.heats, one mile and n l:alt. - Eiitfaiiee, jC;-l. . ill-. Chariiis 'ihomas s b.h. Scamp, 3 yrs. old— tartan, blUo, : v and green— fst - - - -11 jrr. W. ? W; :Jonkinss c.h. Jterkolny, '1 yrs. old, sky-bluo. ? and black — 8nt. Olbs. .- -.-??? , - , . - - . - 2 dr. Mr. Thomas Whololiim's g...

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THE NEW OPENING FOR AGRICULTURAL ENTERPRISE. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 3 November 1856

TIIE NEW OPENTXG -?OR AGRICULTURAL ENTERPRISE. ': : Tin: advantages to1-e denved. from tlio 'introduction' lof any, new method of cultivation or plant that will extend' tlie -range of, crops wlufch tlio ngricul .turists':may cultivate with profit, .we arc, sure, will be/ readily acknowledged. . In this colony; and m ??-+ii;o: ,i;ctiiw.f -1,f.vt;Ai1i.ii4if- (I,;., ^looo i.o, , h o,, O.UO UIO.IH. J/IH ...io wooa ..«,u OUNLH.U ?frequently and to a great ex tent: from the sudden - -elianges:,;-jn - the : price3: io[. : the; -three ?? prineipiil ?articles ? -.which ;they -produce ?; ^namely, -butter; grain, and potatoes. Of course, if nnothcr and 'equally .as .profitable an -article can . lie cultivated, i -it will, not only lesson the frequency and -severity ? df - these ? changes, ,but, sliould ? :thcy even -then i ♦occur,- it will enable the cultivators of -it the better to - withstand .those, changes. The . -truth of this, i -j-?. conclusion -will -be -.admitted by. those, farmers rc...

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GARDENING AND AGRICULTURAL MEMORANDA FOR OCTOBER. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 3 November 1856

'OATiDEXINa; AND AGRICULTUIlAli JIE jfOltANDA FOll ? ? ' i-OCTOIIKK. -.'.v.... V':: v .. Kit-cue* OAnnsx.— IMant lettuce.', potatoes,- cabbages, pnrlic 'cschalots. Sow celery, pumpkins, rpo'as; boav.s, turnips, onions /locks, 'lirocoli, cabbages,- American dress,'- kidney benns, raUisln-s lettuces, small salads, carrots, oucunibers, melons. , I'iiuitOaiipi;*. — J^ouk well after nowlybudded trees ; keep them ?froo from Insects. : Thin apricots am! poaches. keep strawberry, . beds free from weeds, nnd tako awifv -runners' ns tfiov ndrance: wator tlio bods in dry weather. Give grapo'vinifs their first dro'ss ? ' i utr ; continue to rip, anil destroy- caterpillars; lop off young shoots. ? ? ,????. .: . i -Flower- ' Gaudkx.— Row perennials and biennials ; water fro-, quently m dry weather. Plnut tuberoses in hbtbeds. Sow slocks aud migtiioiietlo. . Tin: .Ntjnsiiitv.— Water young evergreens and flowering shrubs 'oneo a week, and protect them from tho sun by sticking boughs among tliem. 1'...

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The Metropolis. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 3 November 1856

&\)i 31'Mtupfa. Pbksestatiok to a -Crimban Hero. — A ceremony o .an interesting character took place at tho Victoria Bar-' racks, Haddington, yesterday afternoon. It consisted in the pre. entation of a Crimean medal to a hero 'o.ftli'e seigo of Scbastjpol. The troops of the garrison, consisted of tho 11th rc-riment and the company of thoRoyal Artillery lately arrived from England, having formed into a square, the Major of Brigade proceeded to road tho speach of tho Queen, delivered' before the troops -of Aldershott, on their return from the Crimean war. Colonel Bloomiield, tho oflicer commanding the forces in New South Wales, then addressod the assembled troops. Ho said ho felt great pleasure iu thus, for the first time, meeting a portion of tho Royal Artillery which had been placed under his command ; and it gratified liim to- witness their efliciencv aud soldier-liko appi aranco. His family was immediately ?connected with that corps, and this circumstance addod to the sati...

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Local. TO OUR READERS. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 3 November 1856

ICnntL ? TO OUll KLOADEKS. — Owing- to tho non-arrival ol tho Sydnoj -nntl soutlicin tnails,1 -wo nro uiiablo to tuniish our, usual, Sydney, and - lCiania - Correspondents' -lottei s, the completipu pt... tho , ' weoU's'. parliainentary, and commercial audi shipping : intelligences. .

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THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 3 November 1856

TnuusDAV. Tho business on the paper was anticipated by a motion from Mr. Cowper, to tho etlect that tho continued absence of the Colonial Treasurer from tho House was au infringe ment of its rights and privileges. Tho lion, member' relied upon tho motion passed by tho House, that tho Minister of Finance should bo a member of tho Assembly. Mr. riUdingtOU scconueu wiu iuuuom, ivinuii mis re ineu to by Mr. Parker, in an effective spei-ch, in which ho showed that it was practically impossible, oven if Mr. Donaldson had resigned tho oliico of Colonial Treasurer, for tho Finance Minister to bo in the House. After some debate, which assumed- a personal charac ter, the motion was rejected by a majority of 27 to 11. A Bill to 'rant a duty on Gold, to amend tho Customs Regulation °Vct ; to establish a eeparato Court for the district of Moreton Hay, ami (o authorize the appoint ment of » Public Prosecutor, were brought in by tlio Attorney General and read a first time Tho Culonial Secretary mo...

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MR. PARKER'S POLICY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 3 November 1856

MR rAIUCEIt'S rOLICY. From the brief exposition, given by Mr.iPAtiKUu, oli ^Tuesday last, ln llie Legislative Assembly, our readers - will lje able to glean the intended policy of the Parker Cabinet : — .1.. I will-now-proceed to state what is the intended poltey .r n ? I /?- ? ?„....-. t .in.:. i..i„ ul bMU piCbt'iib uuverinuuitt. ? x uiiiy hii) tiuiu.aiu tui» i;u,u period ol tho session it will bo undesirable to expect to carry through any largo measures so earnestly demanded by the country. '(Oh. oh.) Mv lion'. Jriend says oh, oh ; but it w'iis,-even auknou-ledged by my. lion, friend Mr; : Cowper that ho was obliged to postpone and. put aside important measures,- o.vnig to the latcv.ess ol the. session.: Why then. should not. the samo rnlo apply to us ? -Why should wo- be expected to have, the herculean strength, to carry through .measure* which ho conld not. -I think tlio cataloguo which we shall produco will satisfy hon. mom- . bers. I- tako no merit for the Two-l'hirds Clauso....

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The Australian Colonies. VICTORIA. HORRIBLE OCCURRENCE AT THE ROYAL MILITARY BARRACKS, MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 3 November 1856

Cjjiv Siuifnilraii Culuiti&T. ' ' VICTORIA. . ' II 0 11 R I B L E: O C 6 U RRE N'C E^ ' j AT THE ROYAL MILITARY BARRACKS, MEL . BORNE. ( From tho Melbourne Argus, Oct. 23.) Our attention is suddenly drawn from tho ordinary courso of politics by a terrible tradegy enacted yesterday, in tho immediate neighbourhood of tho city. The hom'i eido of ono British ollicer by another would be of itself enough to shock and startle tlio public mind ; but in tho present lamentable case horrors are accumulated upon ono another to such au extent that when tho first rumour of what had_ occurred rang through tho city, it was diffi cult to bolievo that so strange and frightful a story could be true. In open day, and without any apparent motive or provocation, Ensign Pennelalhor, one of tliu officers of tho -tilth lu-gimeut, shot threo of his brother oliicers, and then put a ball through his own head. Dr. M'Aulcy was shot dead, and Ensigns Veith and Lucas woro severely wounded. The unhappy man ...

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The Country. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 3 November 1856

€\)t Cmiittn;. The ITauvi.st. — Our distant readers will bo surprised to learn that tho wheat harvest has already cmnmcnced in this district, tho first farmer wo havo, heard of begining to reap 011 Monday last, tho 20tli October at Rosebrook. This is tho earliest wo havo heard of in this . district in any year. So far as wo havo observed, reaping genorally commences here in tho first or second week ill November, anil older residents assure us thoy do not '-'remember any season so early us this. It is too early yet to'lourn tho general promise of tho crop, but wo fear tho warm winds of this week will havo hindered tho filling of tlie glum, or caused tho premature ripening on not a few hums.— Maithmd Mercury, Oct. 2 0. ? ? Tub Wbatiibu.- — Wo havo had most unseasonably hot weather this week. On Wednesday aud 'Thursday, in deed, the beat seemed to tho leelings quite nt-suminer height,; a /warm dry wind increasing, tho efiect. On; Thursday night tho heat continued to long alter mid nigh...

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TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 3 November 1856

TASMANIA. The Commercial and Agricultural Interests of Tasmania.^ At tlio Midland Agricultural Show Dinner the toast of tlio Agricultural and 'Commercial interests of Tasmania was proposed ; whon Mr. Carter, 011 behalf of the 'commercial interest, said that the interests of commerce- and acricultiiro were so blended that in fact tlicv- were identical. At present/ lio believed, tho corn mercial interest was more flourishing, for ho believed the agricultural interest was for the time suffering from de pression; but as commerce was availing itselt of all the aids of science, by tho use of .'tlie steam engine and by electric telegraph, postal communication, &e., so - agri culture might be expected to thrive by- tho application ot science. Mr. Shocbridgo, 011 behalf of tho agricultural interest, agreed with Mr. Carter that the, agricultural, interest wus suffering, but 111 it great measure lie attribu ted that to bad farming ; he also agreed with his Exccl lency that to-day's exh...

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SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 3 November 1856

SOUTH AUSTRALIA. Grain And Fi.ouit Market. — During tho week the transactions in Hour havo beon very limited, and to-day, tlie receipt of tho Melbourne advices of the; 11 th' 'instant,' has lidded to the uneasy feeling tlmb was giiining ground before, about the prospects of. tlio grain , trade. Tlio prices of last week consequently are not maintained, 'and lower rates , would bo accepted 11 mivors wei-d disposed to, operate. Wheat has declined. to 7s. Gd. per bushel. Oats: and .Capo' barloy-' are still in 'lair demand.-. ? Brail has to Is. 3d. - ' ?' .. .-.?: ? ? ? ? Wheat and FtouR.-^-Diiriiig ' tho first six months of; the present year aigrcator quantity : of wheat arid flour; was exjiort.ed from . tbisjprovinco (estimating' by value) than during, tiny'' previous twelve . months 111 our colonial) history.' Erom tho 20th. of December; ' 1 855, ,to the 25th ; of June, 185G, we exported nearly; 10, '100. tons ot flour,: at an average of about..£23 .ios. per ton, realizing .to tlio pr...

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FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 10 November 1856

Friday: The Assembly met at the usual hour. On the motion of Mr. Forster, nil address was adopted, asking for a return in detail of the business of the Supreme Court. Mr. George Mncleay moved a resolution in favor of the erection of a bridge over tho river Murray. After a lenguiv uenate the motion wns negatived. On the motion of Mr. Thomas Rusdon, leavo was given to bring in a bill to amend and consolidate the laws re lating lo scab in sheep. ilr. Nichols moved Unit a survey be made of a line suitable for a railway from Maidaud to Morpeth; After debute, the motion was negatived; On the motion of Mr. iSMeholsj leave wub given to in troduce a bill to amond ' tho act to provide for the maintenance of deserted wives and children.' On the motion of Mr. Martin, returns wero ordered with reference to the City Comniissiimers's department. On the motion of Mr Suudunmn, a committee was ap pointod to impiiro into the state of the Native Police. On the motion of Mr. Flood, an address was adopte...

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THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 10 November 1856

Thursday. In answer to a question from Mr. Piddingtort ns to whether it was the intention of tho Government to pro pose a Bill for the introduction of tho Bnllot for the election of members for the Legislative Assembly, tho Column] Secretary stated the Government had no such intention. In answer to a question from Mr. Parkes the Colonial Secretary stated that no correspondence had taken plnce between the Government of this colony and that of Vic toria in reference to coins from the Sydney Mint being made a legal tender in the last named colony since the 27th August, 1855. On the motion of Mr. Donaldson that the House do go into committee of the whole to hear the Financial Statement, objections of order wero raised as to the practice of the .Hoitso of Commons, and ultimately the liuii. member, in moving tho House into a Committee of Supply, made his staieraevt in a lengthy, eln.lior.ite, able, und eloquent speech, which was repeatedly cheered throughout, and particularly at tho close...

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WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 10 November 1856

Wednesday. In reply to a question from Mr. Parkes the Colonial Secretary said no despatch hud been received on the sub ject of the revival of transportation. In reply to a further question, it was stated that a memorial against the election of Mr. Hay had been re ceived by the Government, but that the legal mode of nrnceduro would have been bv nelition to the House. It wns also stated, in reply to other questions, that tho census returns were in a forward stats) of progress and that the Government n ill not proceed with tho pro jected Southern railway without further authority from the Legislature. The Remedies on Bills of Exchange Bill and tho Com mon Law Proceedings Bill were considered in Committee and reported to tl.e House. The other orders of tho day were postponed. Leavo was obtained to introduce a bill to regulate the construction of party-walls and a bill to incorporate the Richmond Bridge Company. Mr. Hargravu moved u series of resolutions against tho 3lHh parallel of sout...

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TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 10 November 1856

Tuesday, Tho Legislative Assembly met at tho usual hour. The motion of Mr. Richardson for a gratuity to Maria Feeney, the motion of Mr. Forster in favor of the appoint ment 'of a polico magistrate at Queanboyan, and tho motion of Mr. T. Rusdeu for the dissolution of the Com mittee of Elections and Qualifications wero negatived, after debato. Mr. Forster moved for correspondence relating to prison discipline, which motion, after debate, was passed. Mr Holt's resolutions in favor of certain premiums to cotton growers, wero withdrawn. On the motion of Mr. Scott, a committee was ap pointed to inquire as to tho plan for deepening tho Hunter. Addresses wero adopted for correspondence relating to a case of alleged bigamy by John Gerrie, to certain sales of Crown Lands, to tho erection of a gaol at Moretou Bay, and to tho expenditure on public works during tho last Kvo years. On the motion of Mr. Parker leavo was obtained to introduce a Bill to enable the City Commissioners to levy u. rate ...

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THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 10 November 1856

! THE LEGISLATIVE A&SEMBLY. , Fiu'day. ... The Assembly met at the usual hour. Mr. Parker complained of a ' wicked and malicious - defamation ' of his character in tho columns of tho Empire, ? Jial, which occupied the linie of the House for upwards of an hour and endud in nothing. Mr. Forster moved for leave to introduce a bill to reform the electoral system. He had felt surprise that no men tion of this necessary measure had been mado in the Governor-General's opening speech. He thought it was a question to which tho Government ought to havo uddressed themselves. As the Government had not done no, lie had taken the matter up. The bill he now bought leave to introduce would iucroaso the number of that Mouse, separate borough and county constituencies which were now too unwieldy, n-ve a greater number of members to the more populous electorates, and correct various .other anomalies existing at present. Mr. Paiker opposed the motion us inopportune und moved tho previous questi...

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STONEY CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 10 November 1856

STONEY CRKKK. (From the Empire's Correspondent.) Great numbers of people still continuo arriving lioro from tho adjacent gold fields, and we have now a larger population than at any former period. liusiness o fill I kinds is very brisk, which is a good indication of the prosperity of tho miners. Tho reported rush to tho ljull River has turned out lo he a hoax. Somn linnili-i.,!« vnt. out for tho Iilnck Rock in search of tho now diggings, but all returned without finding tho least iiidicalion°ol' any . such existing in that locality. At lho Stockyard Creek a rush has falcon place to tlio old surfacing, which hn» turned out well Some Chinamen lossiekiug^tho old ground, went through tho surface slates, and struck what at present appears to bo a rich load. Ono parlv obtained fifteen ounces in two or thrco hours. Tho gold is of a very coarso description, varying fronvhnlfu pennyweight to throu or four ounco nuggots. This ground will now bo again turned ovor, and givos uvery promise of pa...

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FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 10 November 1856

Friday. A message Vas' received from tho Assembly bringing -up the Constitution Act Amendment Bill, which was ?ordered for the first1 reading on Wednesday next. Mr. Lutwyche brought forward his motion on the con stitutional position of members of tho Council, on which ?he spoke at some length. Mr. Thomson moved the pre vious question, and after some discussion a division was ?oalleu lor, when, as there were not two members to net -us toilers for the ayes, the original motion was declared to be negatived. The motion of Mr, Towns for the production of tho ?Roport of tho Commissioners appointed to investigate tlw subject of light-houses on the coast of Australia 'was carried. The Absent SuitorB Bill was read a first time, and ordered for second reading on Wednesday next. Tho'Couneil then went into Committee on the Drafts ?on Bankers Bill. The uhairman reported the bill with amendments, and the adoption of the report was ordered to stand lor Wednesdny next. Thu Council adjourned at half...

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The Australian Colonies. VICTORIA. THE MURDERS BY CONVICTS IN HOBSON'S HAY IN ATTEMPTING AN ESCAPE. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 10 November 1856

€\)t f lBtraiiati Culmtiei V I C T O 11 1 A. THE MUPvDERS BY CONVICTS IX IIOBSON'S BAY IN ATTEMPTING AN ESCAPE. (From the Argut, Oct. 24.) In our exclusive announcement m yesterday'3 Argus of the daring attempt made on tho part of a section of the convicts to escapo from custody on Wednesday night no fell into some lew errors, none of which, however, were of any great importance. Wo have now to record facts connected with two terrible minders which S)ino eight iif these ruffians committed in attempting to escape from their keepers ; and our readers will not bo very much Kin-prised to learn that this band of murderers was headed by the notorious Melvillo. This man hud been sentenced to penal punishment for tho term of thirty-two years — passed upon him for n scries of robberies perpetrated in the bush, under arms — and for somo four years he has been confined in the hulk President, whero criminals of tho worst description aro placed under strict confinement and discipline. It was gen...

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WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 10 November 1856

Wednesday. Mr. Liitwycho moved for leave to bring in a bill to re move any doubts as to the validity of Act. No. 1, alleging that the assent of the Governor was not given in a sufficiently formal manner. Air. Uoas Thomson gave it as his opinion that the assent was legal, and that no further steps were necessary beyond what were prescribed in the Standing Orders us |JI uj'uacu. Tho President urged the withdrawal of tho motion, as no doubt could exist as to the fact of tho Governor's jissent having been given, and the legality of tho Act vould never seriously be called in question. Nr. Norton supported the motion, on the ground that tsuch mi Act should be freed from every suspicion of in ralidity. Mr. Johnson deprecated it as calculated to cast sus picion on the bill, though heobjected to any repetition of the informal style in which tho Koyul assent had been given, urging, however, at the same time, the impossi bility of imitating English precedent. Mr. Liitwyche withdrew his motion....

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