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DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. GERRINGONG. August 1, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 4 August 1860
DISTRICT.: INTELLIGENCE. FROM OUR COIRErSPONDIENT.J GERRINGONG. - - August 1, 1860. RI-N, rain, is ithe order u-t f thle day but of nearly every day, till both muan and beast are tired of it. It rained nuearly all last week, and, after a few days snn .*hine, it set in again last nighlt, has been unceasing all to-day (Wednesday), andl looks so bad now that though writing this scrap for the Ezamoiner, I doubt if opportunity will offer to send it into town to morroig. There have been no high floods, lut on road and yard mud aroundsla, and in the splashly paddocks streamns nd pools iinnumerable. But I am sorry to say the weather has bea productive of worse con seqluenccs than the discomnforts of wet fooeet and all plervading dampness, for it has canused the death of cattle. Soveral of Mr. Ilerry's tonants livingon ex posed swamp farms ihave beer. heavy losers through it. Nearly every one of the dairy herd of M[r. G. Lee has died, and otihers have lost from two to five' or six head. Unle...
SUPPOSED INCENDIARISM. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 4 August 1860
SUvOSEDn IN?cnDrARssr.-'This morning about 3 o'clock anshed and slaughter-house at the roar of Mr. Ilatson's premises, Crown-street, were set on fire, and completely blurnt. Mr. Green, at the Expiress oflice, opposite, saw the glare and gave the alarm; but, notwithstandling the eftorts made to extinguisit the tlames the promises were com pletely dostroyed. As fire is not left there at night the ignition of Ithe prcmises is supposed "to be tlhe wrork of an iucendiary.-Illawarra Ea'res,.
NOTICES OF MOTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 4 August 1860
NOTICES. OF' OTIONs. Councillor Graham tonmove-- . " T1hat tenders be called for the erection of ejetty at Shellharbor." Councillor Collinsto move "That tenders be called for making a ponutl on thie drift wa-y." Tue "reATHrEn..-?anh, rain. Apponaranccngain betoken abundance of 'rein, greatly to thie chagrin of our agrioculrlturists and dairymen, who thought they had already had too much, and wcro now an.iously on the look-out for warm and genial weather. Tihe aipid's cargo boat now lies high and dry upon thie rodks, where it was deposited by thle late gaile, and nio doubt considerably dhmnaged. The oldest settlers hero say that they do not remember ever seeing thie sea rise so high as it did during the late gale.
SHELLHARBOR. August 1, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 4 August 1860
:SHELLHAlARBOR. . Autust 1, 1860. Tie 3Municipal Council mt .yesterdlay.: -Present The.Clhairman, Councillors M'Gill, Collinsi ussdll, .Tamoes, Martin, and Wilson. Minutos of tile previouls mooting were read and confirmed. Two plans worno submlitted to tihe Council for tlhe proposed bridge at Barrack Crek,.aud thie following tendersr to constrnct thi brillge according to each plai were rceivcd,.viz.: According.to No. ,1 nid ,2. Plans. Messrs. Sri4th and Atikinon £10 do. £50 " I. Gro t... ... ... ... 4. do. .52 Messrs. Ilicls.and Thomas ..55 tfi . '3 " Tihe ?ender ofhcssrts. Smith a.ndl Atkinson. ?va: accepted for plan No. 2, at £50, it being the lowest 'tender and tdho pln consilm'ed by the Counciimuch euperiorto No. 1 plan. lovodiby.Councillor 'M1il, socondoed by Coun cillor name's "That tenders hi clllledfnr.failling im timho on the road train' Mr. M'Kenzy's to the clearirng knossn .as Fowler's.' An amondm iet ipon"ith. forq6iln' wr, carried : .-"Tha the rmli froln M\'Kenzy. to.F....
MISCELLANEOUS EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 4 August 1860
MIISCELLANEOUS EXTRAC'TS. ----+--- REARKAnBLE ESCAPE.-Aun accident, the serious consequences of which were averted bya remarkable instance of courage and presence of mind, occurred on the Hampshire Roof at Plea sant Creek, a day or two since. A party were working in a shaft about 180 feet deep; one man was at the windlass; a backet of mullock was comingup, and a man going down at the same time. When the bucket of dirt was about 20 feet from the bottom and the man the same distance from the top, from some cause connected with the hook the. bucket slipped off and fellto the bottom. The counterbalancing weight being taken off, caused a violent shock to the windlass which jerked the handle out of the hands of the man who was lowering his companion, and the windlass commenced revolving with fearful ra pidity; the cross piece was violently thrown on, and ws very nearly goinglown the shaft on the top of the man on his way down. A minor na med M,,tgmery was near the hole at the time of the ...
THE DYING CHRISTIAN'S FAREWELL. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 August 1860
THE D-~,-II4V CHRISTIAlN'S FAREWYELL. .?jV?.1, ;: i " , '. . BY A. 0. QUAIFE. ".:" . Wos'rnotformoa I would not live for ever, '' Where death and time :" ; : Can dearest friendships sever; I weold not alwayo stay, .Vhero sin and sorrow dwell; And to Earth's scetoest jo's, I gladly Lid farewell ! WVrep not for me- IThosgh friendship fondly cling, I hear a oiCr, Whicl far moro sweetly ringsg U sposnmy inaitisng ears, AnsI calls my thoughts away . Far from my sufierings hero, To everlastings day i Weep not for m-" I havo a frioed above, , Who hesekons mo Unto his arms ahovo Wasitig to toko me hone, Jesos my Saviour stnds., An " i am qnito secure, Since I am in his hands ! , Weep not for mo Al! sehy dEjEcted weep?, I fear not death, , It is but gentlo sleop ; No terrors can distnrb - liy secot andperaceld rest, AndI shall wake atloast To lean on Jeau's breast ! 'dee n· Vt ot for me- MIyjoy I cannot tell, S: "In'Heavon above, I shall for ever dawoll " sly .. ?yfriendsnnd kindred deor Oh'...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 August 1860
Wantod. Y an Exporiencad DARYIhAN to work a anrm nt halveS, or to Hanago tho sam'J, Address A. B., li~una Exsi,?tiaR onicO. In tho Sapromo Court of I'ew S'atlth Wles. ECCLEPSI:A.S'IC ALI JURISDICTION. Bna he WILLof JOIIN RITOIIIE, late of Pophlx, Grove, Jamhroo, in tho Coeat.y. of Camdoe, Farmer, dcceased. MOTICE IS HEREBY GI.V'EN that application L will be niade to this Itonorable Court in its Ecclesiasticla Jurisdliction, at tho expiration of fitmtteem days from the pnlmliettion hereof in tho. Goaecrmlment Crzelte, that Probate of the "Will of tihe above named JOIIN R[TCIiIE, deceased, may ho gr.metm toi'riiOMAS FOWLER nd CIIARILE~S t'lttGlE, the Executors umamod in the said will. Dated this 7?th day ofAugustot 1800. RICHAII'D WARING, Kiama, Proctor for tie Executors. NOTICE. in the \VILB of Mr. JOHN RITOIIIE, late o Poplar Grove, Jlamberos,, tam. time ounty o Camden, deceased. XfOTICE IS IItEBY GIVEN that all claims L ~owing to aund from the said deceased, are re; quired to be se...
MISCELLANEOUS EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 August 1860
ariLsCJE;LLANEOUS~ EXTRA CI'S.T Tie t'eply to on odvectisinent, of itie usual stamp from a ous'oand, dcclariog tlmat lie wou'.d not be auswtirahlo for hris wifc,o dlebts, the followingr ap pears in the Zlfnclresear Goerd~ian :--"Nottcc- In reply to sit sdlvcrtisment in thle Examine~r pnd Tim~es, signed Thlomas Ch~isleit, I bcg to say f'lat I am qoite capable of payinlg my own debts, hanviolg hand to do so ever since I bedt him--Ha lnnah Chlio leit, No. 87, Garden Street, Witly~Grove." Ouc of thle best and mnoot dariogi ridero of Ganl svay' is M~iss Caroline Persse, a relative of Dudley Perese, Eeq. WYlieti fe~lowiug thle hlounds, shte leaps thle meet dlangerous fetice and th~e ui'liest ditch withlout finlching. Not long since, shlealonle was in at thle deathl of the fox, thle uitiy two gentle mcii, both military office'rs, who had kept up wvithl hier itaviolg fallen in sleep over a frighltful fetice, with! a dlitchl onl cccl sidle of it, the one dioloectinlg hris collar-bonec, atnd ...
LEICHHARDT'S FATE AND TRACES. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 August 1860
L"EICHIAtRDT"S PATE nvD TeA dEs.: [r'rror TIOE SELOUOOE Annous.] Xs the fotc of Leiclhnrdt hos again been brought Forward, it.may not be uninteresting to consider ohat probability thero is that tire present ex ploring expedition will meet with any remius of Iris party, or what inducements there are to add ouch serch to the main object of the explora tion ; for that aRty member of the lost expedition is now alive is, we shonhl imagine, entirely beyond belief. All the circumstauoes relating, or supposed to relaste, to LeiChhardt's party, few and slight though they be, extend over a period of a dozen years, and tile present is not an unfit time to arrange them in coonnected form. In 1848, Dr. Leiehhlardt left Sydney, on Iris last expedition. During 1845, while Leich hardt was on his inmense journey to the Gulf of Carpentaria and Port Essiorgton, Sir Thomras MIitchell Irad conducted oin expedition into Cen tral Australia, and brought back intelligence of a great river--the Victoria--flo...
MR. BARON BRAMWELL FIGHTING AT THE OPERA. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 August 1860
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HORSE MARKET. Messrs. Burt and Co. report [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 August 1860
hIIORSE BMAItKET. Mcssrs. Burt and Co. report A donoideriblo demand for osefol horses, of which th,, smroret i o nusoally lare. Sioco lo?t report wee love cleoarcd ofl all the lots remnsoing onI hond. Harness Iorses going from £'2 to £35, gig horses, £15 to £30, .?chneoS ftroms £10 to £20. Ono lot of young hsorseo fmni Olailond averaged over £20 cohls. Wo havo olso sold tie reomainig foor inporlol nseriho rams, per Ocor,,o Marsha!l, at £50 oechl.
BRAIDWOOD ELECTION. THE NOMINATION. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 August 1860
.BRAI1D WOoD ELECTOZ02': TnI? NOMINATION. AT 12 o'clock, on Wednesday, August 1, the Returning-officer, Hugh Wallace, Esq., in corn. pany with the several candidates and their friends, arrived on tlhe hustings. Tile form of reading the writ authorising the clection was gone through with doe solemnity by the Returniiug-oficer, who then called upon tile proposer of Captain Moriarty. Mr. S. lRichalrd son, in a short eulogistic speech, proposed tlhe gallant captain. Mr. John Palner Quelell seconded tile proposition. Mir. Mlillord's abili ties were ushered forth by M?r. Fell to the obliged public, and Dr. Rbedlhead seconded tle motion. Mr. James Ilmrmner was proposed by MIr. Ardill, and secondted by Mr. C. I. Wart son. Mr. Joseph Taylor and Mlr. Stephen Richardson were also placed in nominatijn, but wvill not go to the poll. 1r7. Taylor, as we before remarked does not aspire to a seat in the Legislature, and our friend Richlirdsoin pru dentty resigned. The show .of hanls being largely in...
LABOR MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 August 1860
LABORl MAIKET. Srencer Ashlin reports: Owing to tie continuanco of heavy rain, business with tio interior is ilmost at ii stIand-mill. Communnication leing so unsettled, snlvnt, tl a' I-Rvo e rn ongaged can-, not bo for tho prearnt forwardedl, to n'aii districts. - j. r'~ Wag,, iemasi n omlillY the sLamne, as may be een by thle foltootog qootatinos;: With board and Iodgin.m :--Married couples :£45 to £G0; sinolo mlommghmmnet l, £30 to £36: flarm laborero, £:30 to 32; groosla nad garmdencer, £40 to :£'60; bosh mcn oad mlrouh carpeaters , £10 to £45 ; sioglo shepherds, £25 to £30}; oshel~derdisg fitojiles, £55 to £70 ; black smiths nod molmeehmerighlto, £0 to.£80; meo cooks and waitcrs, £40 to £50; femmle servuoemt, -£20 to £30. Sydnoy, 3rd August. A meeting of time crcditors in the estate of MIessrs.I)avid Jones amnd Co., and Messrs. Thoomp soom, Symonds, amid Co., wsa held this day, at ten o'clock. Mr. Clark Irving, MI.L.A., took the chair. There wero about twenty porsons present. I...
NEWS FROM TARANAKI. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 August 1860
NEWS FROMI TARANAKI. Tile stcamer City of IIobart has returned from New Zeahlnd, having made the voyage to Taranakiand back in the short space of t?cvlve days. dThe Captain reports that no more fightlng had taken place betwecn the Europeans and the Maories, up to the date of tile steamer's depar turc, but preparations appeared to be in progress on the part of tihe aatives; who were strongly fortifying their position. The arrival of Major-General Pratt, to take the command of the forces, was most anxiously hook?ed for by thle l?uropeans.
TO OUR ADVERTISING FRIENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 August 1860
TO~ OUR1 ADVERTPISING FRIIENDS. TO' COREEI'65ONIIENTS. Sit parltti~uItty mar ttttl LLIlttttt ttt the REtnmflar mty be tld~sd bytie lu diettIonl, (wtIout- trll~in ly Wemu nit driot to irrnt eontrruintr ottuctn Adve tenlntsntcl~ riltetrl It r olnrttoete Iot tot bullngli erer~l~ nftelunrtteot tnt1 nlepotrrtt re tlttrrn-teo tuenrly . Inrte pui ntlol dotte br til rl~ ntrrtot trI.u t~ll lrd ttltrlofiren nrl etttr~tt ottr Lit not le Ito leltee (tron etttt bbromnol ottnt tIl toy prior to tebtottlol.
FRIDAY, AUGUST [?], 1860. Sydney, 6th August, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 8 August 1860
1/BIDAr Y, A UG 1/ST j., 1800. IFitOM 011 BYOS,'II COOnilOVON~niNTi Sydney, 0th Augiust, lOGO. WHENs I closed mny last, it was in hopes thlat wc were to be frivorcil with some fine weather sftcr all thorain ; but, unfortunately, tlto appari~nt clearing was only illusory, and this week has ncarly been as rainy as its prcdcccssor; we arc, howevcr, getting used to a semi-anrlplribious life, astd after another month or twro, will hlardly notice it at all. B3usiness, of course, is alnaodt entirely suspended, and sltopheepers mnight play Sleap-frog" seer thecir counters witltoot being usucir troubled by customers. .In cthe country, towards tbe southwanrd, things ore worse, as eachl special correspotident for thle respeetivo districts has the same tole to tell of impoosoble reads, damaged bridges, occasionally rendered semi trgi b thle drowning of some osife~tunsto seyorr Thle enterprising miners wise erected smeam-essgisses irs tule Araluen diggings, has-c nose, for else third. titss, bee...