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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 31 May 1864
acciimatisation Society of New ofith' Wales. .. - 'I1IE Council of this Society fceltihankful to ali ny pf etical agricultauists or other per :ous in th ior in any of tlh adjacent olonies; Wvlho havne mde ul " rlU l wheat" tciro to the ioun l t? h?W t( v tei ir exp cti e on the subject, and particularly- / [ i-As to l r h eleat -Whaotlr au virgin )il. or in soil of long cont oied cultivation. 3-Wlhether on a rising, hilly, or flat country, and in wlitt sspect the rust appieared most to pr i-Whalt kind/'o4 Cat are most atfected by 1t. , 1/0 5-What'kind of wheat (if any) are not sub ject to it --Whethor wheat so affected was the produlce. of seed long grown in the colony. -Wlhether seed obtained from the neighbour ingi colonies, 'r,r from foreign parts, is Saffected by'it 1i any, or in an equal, or in " iwhat dogrde. Ie - . .-- -a' --Whether wheat is must affected by it in wet or dry seasons, and ,whether heavy fogs inufl ico t isease. r sldo pheri6 clhaiges haveo bri o obl/T originat...
CONDITION OF IRELAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 31 May 1864
CONDITION OF LliELJAND. C The following 'portion of .:leading ar ticle' in the Empi're of May 38, may be instructive to those who are i?iterested in the "condition, of Ireland" ques tion: Thb pioblem of Irish emigration is one which has given rise :to much speculative discussion among politicians and- moral philosophers, and .to much furious. dccla mation amonig-agitators and their dupes. To those who delight in, painting the miseries of hinn and in liarping on the one string oi:lieor national misfortunes, it affords groat scope for the slashing ar ticle business as applied to SaxV ranny and misgovernment. When it >eoughst to account for the strange fact that "within a quarter of a century. more than two million Irishmen left the shores of Ireland never to return," it is easy to say that they were driven from their native homes by. the heartless stupidity of their rulers. This is the explanation to which the world is treated by men who regard the unparalled exodus of their countr...
HALLETT'S PEDIGREE WHEAT, (Continued from our last.) [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 31 May 1864
I "IA.iTr T'S PEDIGM'tEE WIIEAT, (Continued from our last.) Thus, by means of repeated selection alone, the length of the ears has' been doubled, their contents nearly trebled, and the " tillering" power of the seed increased eight-fold. The practice adopted in the case of 'roots of procuring seed from the finest parents is thus found applicable in an eminent degree to wheat also; and it is a very remarkable circumstance, strongly exemplifying the importance of repeated selection, of wheat that of the-.grains in the same ear one is' fioud greatly to ex cel all the others in·"producing power. Thus, just as this wasin' a wonderful manner the case with one of the grains in the original ears so, last year, (1861,) the grains from the largest. ear of the finest stool of the preceding year having been planted 12 inches apart. in a row which was the same distance, from the next row, one of 'them was found to pro duce a stool consisting of 52 ears, those next to and on either side of it con...
SHELLHARBOR. SABBATH SCHOOL EXAMINATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 31 May 1864
SHELLHTARBOR.. (FROM OUR CORnESAONDENT.) SABBATH SCHOOL EXAMINATION. The children attending the Clhurch of England Sunday-school were cateehised by the officiating clergyman on Tuesday last, Queen's Birth Day. Consideringthe short time the school 'has been in existence the answers given bythe children were satisfac tory. The children were then treated by their parents to eake. The above is tlihe only event that has oc curred here at all worthy of note. , Tl6' meetings of the iCouncil iave'been unim portant, Councillors deeming it prudent not to undertake too much improvements until an effort has been made to eiiforco iates. The Government" have et hiast fa voured us by jroclaiming sonme of; our roads.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 31 May 1864
It is with sincere sympathy with the bereavred, aie perform the painful ind melauncholy duty of chronicling the some what sudden demise of the wife of our esteemed Episcopalian Minister, the evr. Thomas Wilson. It would appear her health had not been good for some time past. Four days prior to her death she was seized with sickness and violent retching, whichl resulted in premature confinement, from the effects of which she died on the fourth day from the at tack : the infimt, which was still-born, was buried'in the same grave. The do ceased Mrs. Wilsonwas only 27 years of age, and was the daughter of Thomas Saumiders,.Esq.,'an eminent merchant of Dublin, Ireland. Shie leaves a lovin" and disconsolate husband and two small children aged respectively two and four years, to mourn their loss. We are quite certain that the sympathics of the entire district of which he is the faithful pastor are with the rev. geentleman and his little children in: this visitation of Providence, which cal...
ROSTER FOR TUESDAY, 31ST MAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 31 May 1864
ROST ? FOn TUE DA, 31sT A.- ?[cssrs. J. .I Gray, Colly, Kendlll, .loleus andi 'wen. lllsmsrh Ft l.iug, Itob E:, Uiii.'- mIsers. iugh, Eli dinarh, M~ug, Rlobb, ;ud Eltddall.
LABOR REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 31 May 1864
LABOR REPORT. Femalo servants ................ 20 to 20 Marriel farm anm domesti sorvauts. 45 to 00 Stockmein iand ploiglhmon ..... :'3- to 40 Coachmen ild grooms .......... 4 to 50 Shephlording families ............ 55 to 70 Gardeon oand farim labores r ....... 30 to 35 Shepherd. ..................... S to 40 Llacklsmiths and chrpenters ...... 60 to 80 Gardeners . ..... ......... . 45 to 50 Itoad makers snd surveyor's men..' 40 to 50
WHAT MAY HAPPEN TO A FOREIGN MERCHANT IN NEW SOUTH WALES. (To the Editor of the Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 31 May 1864
WHAT MAY HAPPEN TO A FOREIGN' MIERCHIANT IN. NEW' SOUTH` WALES. . (To the Editor of the Terald.) SIe, - A foreign: merchant, passing through this colony lAs b'een arrested for £4000 damages, alleged to have been sus tained by a colbnist by the breach of a con tract said to have been entered into be tween the merchant's firm abroad and the colonist: The traveller himself knewno-, thing of the contract, it having been made after he he had left his own country. Being a stranger in the land, the mer chant could not give bail, and-is now in gaol: Therb are not any debtors, prisons hero now, therefore the gaoler: treats all prisoners as criminals. Accordingly this merchant 1. Cannot receive or send any letters unimtil they have been read and nmarked by tie gaol dlficials. y .te 2. He cannot see any one except in the presence of a gaoler. 3. No interview must last moraethan 20 minutes. 4. His money was taken from him, and is kept by the gaoler until his discharge. f:5. He must attend Divin...
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 31 May 1864
NOTICE TO COBRRESPONDENTS. A C ATuIOLIC, ULLADULLA.-Your strictures on the ReIv.D. J. D'Arey and the times shall appear next week. \Ve :ar sprry, but cannot help it. A PRIEsT OF Tl E'HoLY CkTInoIC CIChuncI.- Your somoewhht l'tgthy ldtter to the Rev. D. J. D'Arcy per favor of the IsDE PENDENT canme to hand so late as to pre elude the possibility of its being set in typo for the present issue; its standing oeetnuetil next week is therefore unavoid .We would again impress upon our correspoen dents the necessity of sending tlheir con tribtitions so as to.reach its by Friday or Saturday morning at the latest,
WEEKLY SUMMARY OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 31 May 1864
WEEKLY SUMXtKA.RYT OF NEWS. RocKYv RiVER.-A very serious accident occurred here lately to a miner at Mait laud Point. In company with some others he was, working. a claim by the shaft anid driving. About eleven o'clock one of his partners was wound up by the usual me thod, and told those on the top to send the rope down again for "Tom." It appears that the rope did not reach the bottom, consequently he had tolift up his foot into the loop made by the hook round the rope, and then spring to reach his hands up. Being wet and heaiivy, hie was unable to reacl high enough, and the horse starting on, his hands slipped down, and he was drawn up suspended by one foot. When close to the top his foot slipped out, and lie fell to the bottom (about twenty-eight feet) head first. Strange to say, very shortly after being taken up he was perfectly sen sible, but complained of his back. Dr. Spasslhtti was "sent for, and after doing all that medical skill could for the unfortu nate man, he remained ...
THE EXPENSE OF THE AMERICAN WAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 31 May 1864
THE EiXPENSE OF1Hi AMEtRICAN WAR. . Mr. Chase's figures are not entirely ex act, but they are approdimate to the truth, and the probable issue, terrible to contem plate to the Federal government. "On st beptomber'last the existing liabilities of till sorts reached £245,000,000. Further locus of £92,000,000 will be needed before next July, and in the following year £109,000,000 more. The result therefore asserted by Mr. Chase of a national, debt. of £i40,000,000 tallies closely -with the re sult given by the previously published ac counts. In four months immediately pre ceding last September, the increase of the public debt had been at the rate of £140,000 a day. Were this rate of interest to continue, the debt would amount to just £100,000,000 more than Mr. Chase's esti mate by thie 1st July, 1865, Itistrue that we cannot reckon on exact regularity in the pace at which liabilities accumulate, that we cannot from the experience of any num ber of months lay down a formula for cal cula...
DEATH OF THE REV. J.J. THERRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 31 May 1864
DEATH OF THE REV. J. J. THEERY. (From the Herald). Oun readers will learn with surprise and i'egret the death of the Very Rur. John Joseph Therry, Roman Catholic's Mission ary Apostolic of New South wales, which sad event' occurred suddenly yesterday morning at four o'clock, at the deceased gentleman's residence at Balmain. The rev. gentleman attended the levee at Govern ment House on the day previous, and thee' appeared in his usual good health, nor up to the time of his retiring to rest on Tues day evening was there the slightest symp tom of illness. Shortly before twelve o'clock, however, 'he 'as seized" with spasms, which became so violent that it was deemed advisable to send for a medical man as speedily as possible, and Dr. Gilhooloy, accompanied by Archdeacon M'Eneroo, at once proceeded to Balmain, but before their arrival the venerable priest had expired. It is thought Ihe must have died from disease of the heart. The very Rev. Joseph Therry was seventy-three years of ase, a...
A PASSAGE WORTH PRESERVING. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 31 May 1864
A PiASSAGi WOrTi PnESEViiGi.-The following, from a speech, made by the Rev. Samuel Coley -before the late missionary nmiv'ersary of the BritishWesleyans, shoula be cut out and, preserved by everybody wishing to make' a foreign or other iission ary talk. It is one of the most compact and comprehensive statiements of the kind we have ever seen:--"I suppose thatno country has ever, had such a power of in vention and stunted intellectual develop ment as China. The Chinese is thelargest. yet beyond its own realm the least influen tial, of i'onarchies. From China no mission ever started, no conqueror ever muarclied. Before all people in rudimental invention, they are behind all people in development. They had both gold and silver coins before the first Darie was niinted, yet they traffic by the scales to this day. They first had gunpowder, but have got little further with its use than to blaze it away in crackers. They were long beforehaund with the magnet, but no junk ever crossed the oc...
ENGLISH AND FOREIGN EXTRACTS [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 31 May 1864
ENGLISH AND FOREIGN EXTRACTS Two of the largest guns in the world are about to be manufactured at Pittsburg in the Federal States. They will carry rouiid shots of 1000 lbs. each, have a bore of 20' inchesi diameter, and weigh about 20 tons' each. The two guns will cost about £1200. GFoiGsm ARMsTsRoxo, a-private of the 30th Regiment, while on leave of absncd;e, crossed from Canada to the American side, enlisted .there, received the bounty, and thed returned to his regiment boasting of his rascality. He has been tried'by court-' nartial, and sentenced to be drumunied out of the service, and afterwards imprisoned for two years. Trch wife of General Tom Thumb was delivered of a son and heir on the 22nd of February. ALL restrictions on tihe liberty of the press in Turkey are about to be abolished. IT is known that the water used at the baptism of the son of the Prince of Wales came from the River Jordan. We under stand that this water was forwarded in a case from the British consulate at...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE KIAMA INDEPENDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 31 May 1864
TO THE EDITOR OF TILE IKIAMA INDEPENDENT. SIR,-Since the lato election I have over looked all, your insinuations and those. of your correspondents, who agree with you in your views.. As I am aware that many of your subscribers attribute partiality to yon, I thought it unnecessary to take any notice of anything you have said, for as soon as a man, and particularly an editor of u noewspaper, gets the name of partiality, the publie begins to take a view of matters the very reverse of whit he intends. If in thi present case they come to this con elusion, I 'shall be looked upon as one who has taken a very fair part. You can therefore easily perceive" my reasons 'for not interrupting you in your efforts to persuade the publhe that the sup porters of the lately defeated candidate for .Kiama were rmen guidid by no principle save that of country, creed, or color. Fear ing.that such an imprission might be made on some weak and partial minds, I wish to avail myself of the opportunity which yo...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 31 May 1864
MARRIED. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; SOMERVILLE - GRAHAM. - May 19th, by special license, at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev. Thomas Angwin, Wesleyan Minister, Mr. John Somerville of &nbsp; Bulli, to Margaret Jane, eldest daughter of Robert Graham, Esq., of Jerara Hill, Kiama. DIED. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; On the 25th inst. after giving birth to a stillborn daughter, Rachel, the beloved wife of the Rev. Thomas Wilson. At the residence of Mr. Joseph King, on Saturday the 28th inst., Mary King, aged 96 years, the mother of our respected and well known townsmen, William, Alexander, and Joseph King, Esqrs.