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HALLETT'S PEDIGREE WHEAT. (Concluded from our last.) [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 June 1864
HALL ETT'S PEDIGREE WHEAT. (Concluded from our last.) I do not mean that when wheat is drilled or sown broadcast in the usual way, and at the usual time, we dannot obtain any of the advantages to be de rived from the repeated selection of seed. On the contrary, I have found that Pe digree alone has increased my crops from 25 to 30 per cent., but the fullest possible advantages of it are to be reaped only where the grain has the opportunity of fully developing the properties it has de rived from a long succession of parents, each of which has been so situated as to attain a perfect growth. The time of planting, however, decides the distances between the single grains; those given below are fixed upon with a due provision for casualties. I would give the following directions for all soils:-Invariably plant only one grain in each hole, as this has been found to produce more than any other number. The holes to be dibbled 14 inches deep, when harrowed in, and the following distance apart...
RURAL SCENES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 June 1864
'A 'RURAL SCENES. (Freeo the.Hersle). IMasy travellers who have had the good fortune to visit Devonshire, or to reside for a tiine in that justly called the "Ga:r den of England," acknowledge the simi larity of its scenery to that of our own district of Illasarra' This -e'semblance, although striking,'!gf course, general. It would be unre onablb itoexpect a country so new a cullivated/fac simile of land upon which has been bestowed the careand thought of ages o?tcivilisation. There is, however, something which brings to mind its beauties in the same way that a strange face, by its general ex pression, may forcibly recall the memory of an absent friend. This similarity commences soon after leaving Wolloegong, and is maintained without interruption away through Dapto and'Kiams to Mount Pleasant and over the land embraced in tihe magnificent view obtained fi om its summit,--bounded by the coast line and the sea on one side, and on the other limited' only by the power of vision. The bea...
POETRY POEM. IN CELEBRATION OF THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTHDAY OF OUR MOST GRACIOUS QUEEN, VICTORIA, MAY 24TH, 1864. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 June 1864
, .. POETRY IN CELEDBRATION OF TUB ANNIVERSARt OF TOIE BItTIIDAY OF OUR MOST GRAnCIOUS QUES , VICTORIA, MAY Ie, 18.I..4 - a IENRIY sALORIA.1 / Oh Ilpleasatamonth aflay I a Whatjocund measures float From that lovelyjland rmotae, Where, intmy: car!le? day , I saw thywhito foot on tile dewy lawn; Ilut more apon my heart, and lip, and eyes, Felt the glad lnltiuncue of a higher dawn : Swet month, how ninany a'plesoaa tholght . OfIl Royal Englnsd bringoest tliod to e. Oreat lanId of dreds saub?ltthy oesr wraught. iahd of the fair I land o rf r ! Land of the loyal heart a 'gnitn h?nd I Ieloredtfntherland I The crimson cloud that o'er One half our sphere is ipread- . (The civil rage, the oppressiaon and be dread, lhethirst at man's fierce core For freedom,-the ,very breath of the soul's life,- So long withdhelt y dark and cruel fate, Or man's more erncl hate,)- .. Leaves tlee; OaEngland, high o'er present strife; In what thou lirs, if held aright: Inawhat thon As, if truly knowrn, Blessed b...
ENGLISH AND FOREIGN EXTRACTS [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 June 1864
ENGLISH AND FOREIGN EXTRACTS A FRoG Is A CHiLD'S STOMAcH.-The fol lowing remarkable instance -of the conse quences of drinking impure water is given by the" BDendigo Advertiser" :-'" A rather extraordinary cireumstrince occurred tlhe. other day to a childl, about three years of age, the daughterof Mr:?Doran, hay and corn merchant, Markect-square. It appears that the child hlad been in indifferent health for nearly two years, the locality of its disorder being the stomach. A forew days ago it became much worse, and after the adiministration of some medicine, threw up a smnall frog, about an inch in length, and. although not so lively as it mighlt have been in its proper element, it was still all alive." OCoxxLI55..-A 'little indolence, a brief vacuity of thought, may enervate the mnindl for the labor of a whole day. If you feel its poppy influences spreading over you, start up and shlake yourself; be intent about something, lhown-ever trivial it may seem, and the insiduous languor wi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 June 1864
THE NEW POSTAGE RATES. (From the Government Gazette, AMay 31.) RATES f postage chargeable on letters de spatched from the United Kingdom to this Colony by Mail Contract steam era; and on letters despatched from this Colony to the United Kingdom by Mail Contract Steamers, viz.: VIA SOUTHAMPTON,. Not exceeding * oz . ... .. s. Od. Exceeding n oz. and not exceed ing oz. : ... ..: 2s. Od. S 1 oz. and not ex. l oz. 3s. Od. S li oz. ,, ,, 2 oz. 4s. Od. Every additional -I oz. or fraction of - oz. .... .. ... Is. Od. ' VIA MARSEILLES.. Not exceeding oz. . ... . .. Is. 4d. Exceeding 4:oz. and not ex.- oz.. 2s. 8d. S 1 oz. ,, , ,, 1i oz. 4s. Od. ,, loz. , ,,,, i oz. 5s. 4d. Every additional n oz. or fraction oz. ... .. ... Is. Ad. With a view to meet the circumstances of parties desirous to take advantage of cheaper rates, the postage chargeable on letters despatched from the United King don to this colony by private ships, and on letters despatched from this colony to the United Kingdom by ...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. KIAMA STEAM FLOUR MILLS. LIST OF PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 June 1864
COMMEROIAL INTEoLLIGENOE. KIA?IA SITEM F-11.LOUR MILLS:.: LIST OF 1RI1CE.1 •0 . usq o Un.od. Superfine silk-dressed Fleur, per tonr 20 0 0 Do., per e0 lbs.., . 0........ 0 30 0 Second flour, per ditto ..0...'.\?... 0 27 0 IMaize Flour, per ditto... ....:... 0 13 0 MIaizc, per buslh0l "........ Crushed Maize, per bushel :'. 0. 5 0 Bran anld Pollard; ditto 0. ..... 0 1 9 IB8 Wheat and MIaiso.plumrchased for. cash, or taken in oxchange for flour or grisdt griad ing. June 6, 1854. 3 SJ.ISHA1PE & SONS.
ANOTHER ROBBERY BY BEN HALL'S GANG. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 June 1864
ANOTHER ROBBERY BY BEN HALL'S : GANG. (From the Ooulburn Herald.) On last Saturday afteraon Mir. TJ. Roberts' coach froni Young to Yass was stopped at a place known as Emu ri Flat, about six miles on the Yass side of Bina long, by Ben Hall and two of his confede rates. There were only two passengers on the coach--Mr. A. Cohen. of Yass, and Miclhael Curran, driver of thie mail from Goulburn to Berrima, both of thbsn were on their return from the races at Yeoung. Thie driver of Mr. Roberts' coach (George Miller) and tile passengers were ordered to alight, a command tlhey appear to have obeyed with alacrity. Curran, on seeing tie bushrangers approach, slipped his albert-chaisi from the button-hole of his waistcoat, and succeeded in secreting it and thlo watch attached. He was not so suc cessful, however, in concealing twenty-one £1 notes which hle had in his vest pocket, for detectioni followed thie attmlt, and oni getting from thie coach hIe had to hIand them over to Hall- A nugget pi...
SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 June 1864
SYDNEY h'MARKETS. The Sydnoey papers of Saturday last rI port as under:- ~ " ... . . d. "£ s.d: Flour, first, perton .; 28.0 0 to 0,0 0 Do., Seconds, per ton.. 26 0 0.. 0 0 0 Whdeat, per buslhel .. 0 8 6 .. 0 .9 0 Bran per buslhl of 20 lb 0 1 6 . 0 0" 0 Biscuit, Cabin, per 1001bes 112 0 .. 0 0. 0 Ditto, NRvy . 0.. 26 0 0. 0 Brcad, pr 21b loaf . O· 0 6 .. 0 0 0 Oaten hay, per owt 0 6O ... 0 8 6 Grass . .. . 0 4 0 :I. 0 5. 0 Lucerne .. .. .. 0 G 6 0..0 7 6 Straw .. .. ... ,O 6 6 .. 0 6? Barkl, per do. ..0 -4 0 .. 0 5?0 Oats, per do. .. 0.. O 3,:6 '.. 4 0 Barley, perdo .. .. 0 . .. 0 0 Maizc. (new) per do .. ·O 3 0.. 0 0 0' ,, (old) .. 0 4 6 .. 0 0 0 Greenstufrperdozen .. 0 10 . 0 1 0 Beefperlb .. 0 0 0.. 0 0 1 Calves .. .. 0 10 0.. 0 25 0 Milch Cows .?: lominal MIutton, per do . ..0 0 J ..- 0 0 3 Porkperdo .. 0 0 5. 0 05 Veal, per do .. .. 0 0 3.. 0 0 4 Lamb, per qr. .. . 0 " 0 .. O' 5 0 Fowls, per couple .. O 2 6 .. 0 3 0 Ducks, per do. .. 0.. 0 3 .. 0 4 0 Ducks, wild, per do .. 0 8 ...
WEEKLY SUMMARY OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 June 1864
WZEKLY SUDIIARTY 0 NIEWS. EscArw.--One of the prisoners recently sent from Darlinghurst to Wollongong gaol, escaped yesterday afternoon. There are but two warders, and there are 15 pri soners in the gaol. Tihe escapee was tracked by the police along the bbachin thedirection of Tom Thumb Lagoon, but has not been captured.- Illawarra El: press.--Further particulars from tihe Illa searra Merc'ry of Friday:-A prisoner named. John Macartney escaped from Wol longong Gaol on Tucsdaylast. An inquiry into the circumstances was made before iMIr: Waring, the Visiting Justice, and C. T. Smith,' J'.P., when two.of the warders, who where on duty at the time of escape, were examined. It appears tsat at dinner time it was reported to Mr. Gates, the go vernor of tile gaol, that thie prisoners were all right; but at about twenty minutes to two it was found that one of the prisoners had escaped. M'r. Gates immediately went into the yard and called thie roll of pri soners, when it was found thlat James...
SYDNEY MARKET PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 June 1864
SYDNEY MARIET PRICES. Maiza (now)-3soto 3s Gd pr bushel ,, (old)-4s 6d to ds per ditto Barley Ittlting-2s Gd to Os Od per bushel. Ditto; Otitp-2s Gd to Os Od ditto Oats--s 0d to 3s Gd ditto Bran--ls 4d4o ls Gd ditto Flolr-lst, £28 to £30 per ton Ditto, 2nd--£2G to £23 ditto " Hay, 'Lucerne-£6 Os to £8 Os ditto Ditto, Oten--£f to £10 ditto Potatoes, Iomea growm-3s to 4s per aowt imaported-- s to Gn per ditto Onions--10s to 18s--if sotund Buttar--Id to Os-still very dull. Honey--dd to Gd Bacon--Gd to 7d ditto Chlesos--d to Gd ditto Eggs--ls 3d to ls Gd per doz. Fowls--2s G6d to 3Ss Ot per couple Duocks--s Od to 's 6d per ditto> Turkeys-- s to t5s ditto Calves--8s to Isa Pigs-3d to 4d per lb Hides-4s to 10s each Tobacco, Colonial, Is 3d to is Gd GRAHAM" & MIULOLLAND, June 4, 1864. KIing-street West, Sydney.
RAILWAY AUCTION DEPOT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 June 1864
RAILWAY AUOTION DEPQT. Fat Cattlo.-The ddpression- in this market continues, and no sign of improvement is visiblle; prices are altogetiher nominal, and do not warrant quotation. Fat Sheep.-This market looks steadier, hut wifithout any actial" rise in price; the de mand being greatly kept down by the cheap ness of beef. Store Sheep and Cattle are in moderate de mand; I could plae largno numbhers of young ewes at last week's quotatiams. *Horses.-The demand still continues to ron on young strong draught colts,awhich.realise seedl prices• gilch Co s.-Tho late advance is fally : maintained: really good cows bring from £5 Sto £8. and even hlgher, wheln aery prime. Prodnee Sal--Railway Ailction Depot. The supply 6f blhitlers smaill stock wnars limited, and the quality inferior to the ordi nary run. The following are the prices obtained : •. d. a. d. Lambs .. .. 7 0 to 14 0 Pigs .. .. . 12 0.. 37- 0" Roasteis ,?.. 3 6..7 0 Calves, ..' .. 6 0 .. 46, 0 Fowls', .. :.. 2 3 .. 3 4 Ducks ' . '4 ...
Sydney, 4th June, 1864. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 June 1864
Sydney, 4th June, 1865. Ssn,-In your issue of thIe 31st May, we were treated to a sample of ministerial re mnarks fron tile Roman Catholic Priest of iamua, and in the previous issue we had a still greater treat from a brotler.pricest of Shoalihaven, in thie asseortion that a ioRnan Catholic Priest is necessarily an educated man anud a gentleman. I therefore con clude lthant Mr. Flanuagan's insertion of last week is intended as a sample and proof of what his brother. D'Arcy hIad written. I am not going to entor upon either the logic or thie spelling any furtlher than to remind Mr. Flacgan, that those who live in glass houses should not throw stones; and it does not require any very great stretch of memory on the part of your readers to remember a certain illogical con clusion abount Ireland arising frrom her ashes, &c., &e. Having received this now piece of information through your columns. I now desire to know if tie Immaculate Church has found a new ofice for her le...
HORSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 June 1864
HORSE MARKET. Messrn. Burt and Co. report An increased demand for draught stock. The requirements for the north have cleared the marketu and it is dificult to obtain lrges siied':able young :horses to form teams; tDuring the week we have sold four teanms one of six horses. with waggon and harness, for £240; another lot of ten. to make two teams of five horses each, at from £21 10s to £35; another team of six holses; for £141. BeyondI heavy draughts the demand is con. fined to superior weight carriers and- light harness horses, price depending upon-quality.L
TO THE REV. D. J. D'ARCY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 June 1864
TO THIE REV. D. J. D'ARILY. IER PAVOIR OF THlE KIA.MA INDEPENDENT. Sul,--Your letter in the Kliix IN?i PNDEs~T'r of the 24thl inust. came ulnder my notice yesterday; al althllough I canlnot but regret the introduction into the places of a nowspapur of such questions as it must lead me to, J: cannot escape the inecessity of a reply. It would be irrelevant to my sole purpose in this to attempt any vindi cation of tihe tone adoptedin that article of thme biees which called forth your letter. Nor shall I stay to prove how inapplicable to the awful calamity at Santiago are your remarks upon the usefulness of rites and symmbols in the worship ol our Lordt God. Enoughl to observe that on that occasion it was not in worship of Him but of HIis creature that they were employed. ?E ouai h as expluaining our bitter sorrow and Indi nation to say that, in our view of it tlhe catastrophe was occasioned, not by rites and symbols nor an expenditure ol'" wealth and taste" in the worship of the Deity,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 June 1864
·'0 THE "INDEPENDENT" GENERAL PRINTING OFFICE, MIARKET SQUARE, KIAMIA. mTHE PROPRIETORS beg to inform the SPublic of Jamberoo, Gorringong, Shoal haven, &c., &c., tlhat their Offico is replete with ever decscription of tle most modern PLnI ARD FANcY TYrE, ]ORDERS, C&e., Which enables tlhem to execute work in a style equal to any other oflico in the Colony, with the etmost accuracy arid despatcllh Plain and Ornamental Printing, in every -eriety and style, including Pamphlets Law Forms Cataloges fBusiness Circulars RSocieties"ules ..Labels Rdports , *' , Posters - rillceads Haod Bills Business Cards Promlnissory'Notes Leases Agreelhcnets. They hope, by moderate charges, neatness alnd accuracy is the execution of tlhir work, with pinctuality is complcting orders, to se cure a share of public patronage. ..In torms of the prescnt postal arrange mcents, Printing can be forwarded to any part of tce colony at a merely nominal rate of postage. The INDEPENDENT is publis...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 June 1864
TO COI1RESPONDIENTS. d ,t ust tl b doner.o nott our oionu are Ilt to bon idlltoiud withd tllood of cor.rcsl ellts wlloac com rlllllicatioull w lay pl u bii sh. We~ ilittvite ltd l jJ1 tu cncrour.l,~c Lcrmplle? dJ?,'?lniorl onr.ai! martlc.r nt iul urt.ullcc It is Izucecar)"r ottr uorr·Julllludnt: 6 lould 'lurnlls us writil thuir real namesJ 111 and _.ii dclctll'llc tmlS h we(1 dollot 1Pl' lttteml BIlU1| tile rUon Strary is dcalmd.