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DEATH OF ALBERT SMITH. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 18 August 1860
DaPrTII o' ALoxRT SsurT-.-It will be seen on reference to our telegram of English News, that Mr. Albert Smith, the popular lecturer, is dead. He was born at Chertsey on May 24, 1816, and at the time of his death was only forty-four years of age. He was educated at the Merchant Tailors', and became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1838, but soon abandoned thle medical profession for. the more lucrative one, to him, of literature. His works as an author comprise among them " The Adventures of Mr. Ledbury,," "Christo plher Tadpole," "The Marchioness of Brin villiers, " The Wassail Bowl," and he also wrote a number of draias and farces, and contributed to iseveral periodicals. Alberi Smith has been known of late years in connection with his lecture on the ascent of Mont Blanc, which enjoyed a popularity unequalled by that of any other instriictiWo entertamnment. Indeed, the public seemed never totire of hearing him. It was at length brought to a close, and Mr. Smith determin...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE KIAMA EXAMINER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 18 August 1860
'. To55 5iT0o5 or THs KI AMA iXAMIKIW. Szn,-To looking over the columns of your valuable journal of the 11th instant,-1 happened to come to a story, via., "Leap.Yeir Wooing." It struck ma as being a piece of useful information to a poor bachelor that's in want of a wife. Bsing one of that class, I read it, and was overjoyed to find just what I wanted-an example for a bashful young man, Whois not a?ble to " pop the question' him. self, liut,wishes the. fair damsel of. his heart to do so. This being lesip.year, I. hope the .fair- sex of Kiama will come forward boldly and "pop the qiostion." The consequence would be that we should not have thie pleasurbe of baleholdinig so many bachelor'e taking the Sunday afternoon's stroll-up to tha Blow-hole point alone, But what would be morepleasing than this, ,but to see every bachelor with a young woman hangltig on his arm, and'he (happy fcllow), either swinging her parasol, orcarrysng her.'iuff, and speaking.of themany pleasant hours they would...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 18 August 1860
Terms: Adrptising.-Four lines and und er,....... 2 0 ,' ia.............2 Eight.......... 0 ,, Evry additional line.0'... 3) Suhscriptisn-Per quarter ins dvance ..... S 6 At tho endof thu quarter ..... 9 0 Siilglseupies, uneb. 0 6 The quarters end on thu latday ofJuneSeptemer, December, snd March, resp&blively. KI&kA:-Printd andpubllhed' by the psprlstr, WrZLuta Snaa. f Kiaxma at t. I's·~eed sass,.) S',I nIu -Ce Shalb~amsrstusit Elm., .~mSad·Btspra7, Ai~aisA. £ is).! r·
COUSINS TALK, [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 18 August 1860
CoUsINs TALK,-" No Amy, you're quite wrong. I never was refused in all my life." "Oh, Tom, how can you say so ? Why there was Louie Simpson." "I tell you again, you're wrong, completely wrong. It's true I was " de clined with thanks" once, but I never was re fused."-Panch. A "shontlemans from Vaterland " thus does cribes the Mlelbourno people-" Fine peebles. Doy go about de streets all day, cheating each oder, and day call dat. pizziness !" A nor was complainlng against his brother for taking half.the bed. "And why not?" asked the mother; " he is entitled to half isn't he ?" " Yes mother," said the'boy; "but howr should you like him to take all. the soft for his half? 1e0 will have his half right out of the middle and ?I have to lay o bohih sides of him.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 22 August 1860
Terms: Advertising.-Four lines and under....::... 2 0 Six ........................ 2 6 Eight ......... 3. 0 Every additional line ......... 0. Suhscriptinn-Per quarter in advance:....... 8 6 At the end of the quarter ...... 0 Single copies, each............ 0 ,6 The quartes end on the Ist day of June, September, December, and March, respectively. ' . KIAeA:-Prlnted ad ppubllhe? by tho Proprie tore , 'LW 0 ICvtea, of Klemi. cC the E"oaiatner Oncral Prlntleg.omt.c ehoanhneen-,tecee. Heam., aforeamld Wednesday, Ao ug 22nd 180e
MISCELLANEOUS EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 22 August 1860
MISCELLAHBOEUS EXTRACTS. THE WAR IN NEW ZEALALND.-TREACHERY OF THE " FRIENDLY NATIVEs."-The Mel bourne Herald of 7th instant makes the follow ing statement, on the authority of Captain Darby, of the City of Hobart steamer, which vessel, it will be remembered, took troops to New Zealand from Melbourne on the 18th ulti mo, returning again' on the 1st instant, to Ho hart Town. The Herald says : -" The follow ing circumstance, which had not been published when his vessel left Taranaki, has been related to us by Captain Darby. Two Sentries, when on night duty, saw two natives endeavouring to get within the ]British camp, unobserved. The former watched the stealthy movements of the latter until they came pretty close, when a sus picion was awakened that those men, under the guise of friendshiptowards the British, were in the habit of obtaining information and conveying it secretly to Kingi. One of the sentries immedi ately accosted them with-' Who goes there?' No answer was returned. Feel...
DOG KILLING. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 22 August 1860
DoG K?LLING.-In this, as in every other Australian city, dogs are for the most part an unmitigated nuisance, being to all intents and purposes within the meaning of the law both disorderly and ferociously pugnacious, without standing the remotest risk from police,-in that respect the race of curs having marked privi leges beyond the nobler unimal. Such is the case in Sydney, where the night pedestrian's only chance of escape, is often taking the law and a good sMht stick into his own hand, accom panied by at least average administrative capabi lities. However, according to the Empire's correspondent, the dog's "freedom of the clty" does'nt extend to the Government Domain, for an intruder therein on Sunday last was pursued by a posso from the Governor's stables, and hunted to death, the finishing shot taking ;place at the fence opposite Sir Daniel Cooper's residence, at the risk of infringing an enactment relative to the firing in the. city. Such scenes have oc. curred several times ...
THE WAR IN NEW ZEALAND. THREATENING DEMONSTRATIONS OF THE MAORIES. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 22 August 1860
THE WAR IN NEW ZEALAND. (asoI THE EM1RtE ) THREATENING DEMONSTRATIONS O1 THE MAORIES. B-Yr the Lord Worsley we have received papers from Nelson to August 7, and from Taranaki to August 4. We have also our files from WVellington, Iyttleton, and Otago. The intelligence is of -a nature to cause some anxiety. The 'Nelson Colonist, reporting the "arrival of the steamer Airedale, from Taranaki, says: A passenger by the Airedale describes the scene at Taranaki as most heart rending. On - Saturday, last a report was circulated that the natives were close upon the town for the pur Spose of attacking it. The scene which followed baffles description: husbands, with their wives and children hurrying to the barracks, with loo]? of ,utter despair. The town is closely _biiricaded, i'nd ivell watched. S (From the Taranaki Herald, August 4.) .. Her Majesty's colonial steam-sloop Victoria, from Melbourne, anchored yesterday morning, Shaving on board the Honorable Major-General Pratt, G.B., commanding...
THE BUSHMAN'S RIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 22 August 1860
THE .BU.$'ZfLVIAA0S RIDE. :'i" . c r ý ,ds. HERALD OF JULT, 1850.) m'e! .nm is in view, hark I the Bushman's halloo ! ly . rte from his pasture the seared kangaroo! Awh,-through the forest daesh hunter and hounds! Arayrpastrongly springing the kangaroo bounds! All is muscular strength he puts forth at his need, E-och successive long leap gaining impulse and speed But o'er prostrated trunk, and through pendulous Sbranch, Though wildly he vaults, still the hounds follow stanch And ore he can reach an imnpervious lair, .:Hemust turn on his foes with the rage of despair, And resolute, standing erect, he is found With his sinewy tail firmly press'd on the ground, For the gallant "old man," seven feet in height, His tail is a balance and prop for his might. "Seiio him. hold him !" the Blushman excitedly cries, And the foremost fierce dog at the hansgareoo flies, But is caught in the short Irawny arms of his foe, .Who lifting a powerful hind foot fromn below, With its terrible claw rips hi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 22 August 1860
Dairy Stock, &c., &o. MI. W. IRVING will sell by auction at Mr. 1 .Edward Johnston's Jamberoo, On FRIDAY the 31st AUGUST, Commoencing at 11 o'clock, All Mr. Johnston's Dairy Stock, Consisting of 30 cows, all either near calving or in f(ill milk 5 heifer calves 2 fine young bulls Pigs, dairy utensils, &c. 9 horses, broken to saddle, and 1 to harness Household furniture all 'nearly new, and sundries Mr. Johnston has disposed of his lease to his landlord, and the above are consequently. for unre served sale. Terms liberal at sale. TO STAND THIS SEASON, At the Residence of the Proprietor, Gerrinoong, THE CELEBRATED DRAUGHT STALLION HEART OF O A. lHTE is a rich bay, now 3 years old, stands 16 hands two inchos high, with immenso bone and great muscular power. PenDIoREs':-HEART OF OAK is by the im ported draught horse Scotch Jack, nut of iMr. Morri son's prize mare; sire, the imported horse, Captain, the property of Charles Roberts, Esq., of Walgrove. The mares dam ...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 22 August 1860
COM31MERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. THE S. Al. Herald of Saturday last reports as under [Unless otherwiso expressed, the prices quoted in this article areo tho,e In trinsacetions between the producer and the first purchaser.] Wheat.-7s to Ss (d per bushel. Flour.-Fine at £23, and second quality at £21, pea ton of 2000 lbs. Blran, Is 3d per bushel. Bread, 6l per 2-lb. loaf. Biscuit.-,Mr. WVilkio's quotations: cabin 28s, navy 17s, per 100 lbs. Mr. llamilton: navy. 18s, cabin 28s. per 100 lbs. Butchers' ]heat.-Beef, lid to 2id, mutton 2ld to aild, pork 4d to 5d, veal 4d to 5d perlb. Lamb Gd per quarte'. Poultry and Dairy Produce. - Fowl Is 3s d to 4s, dunks 4s Gd to as td, geese 8t to 9s, turkeys 7s to 12s, pigeons Is d to 2s;, wrild ducks 4s od to 5s od, teal 2s to 2s id ; rabbits Ins 6di to 4s per couple. Reastingpice, a. to 5s each. Butter Is 3d to Is 6d, cheese 6d to 7d, bacon 6d to 7d, lard Gd to 7d per lb. Eggs is to ls 3d per dozen. Vegetables.-Potutoes £8 to £11, onions £60 to £80, ter ...
COLONIAL EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 22 August 1860
COLONLIL EXTRA CTS. The announcement that the mails were still to comine on to Sydney as heretofore has cxcited a great deal ofglee. The Victorians were getting so yery triumphant over the advantage which they thought they had gained, and were s'Tvery decided in their determination to " serve u nl t," that it was very pleasant to sce them checks ted just, at the time when they thought they hal all it:i % wn way. The antagonism against Sy 'y . nearly every thing which -idono:J' n*Mulbour as very strange. There are no such feelings hero. - S. M.'Hercld. lR Tr?rTAce OF FInec.-The fine imposed upon William Warren Jenkins, Esq., by Judge Cary, for non-attendance as a juror at the last Wollongong Quarter Sessions, has been remitted by order of his Excellency the Governor-General. Mr. Jenkins represented the case to his Excellency, and the fine was accordingly remitted. It ought to be generally known that magistrates are ex.oflicio exempted from attending as jurors at Quarter Sessions.-lla...
PRODUCE AND STOCK CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 22 August 1860
PRODUCE AND STOCK CIRCULAlR. Flour.-The millers have reduced prices £2 per ton in conseqence o ? the late arrinals and expected importa tions. We quote at from £21 to £22 per ton, cash at present wholesalo rates. Wheat.-Wehave to note a further decline in prico in this cereal, and sales have heen made of large parcels at 7s 6d per bushel \We quoto, tfor prime samples, is 6d to 8s per bushel. Bran.-We have sold, during the week, about twenty tons at is 2d per bushel, and have to note a fair de mand. Pollard is very scarce. We quote prime pollard at Is 4d per bushel. Maize.-There has been large arrivals during the week, and prices have not recovered from late decline. We havesold about 3000 bls. during the weeh at fronq 3a to 3as d; according to quality. Barley is in demand, acd is worth 4s per bushel. Oats.-Prime are worth 4s to 4as 3d per Ili. There area great many inferior and damaged in the market, quotations for whiich are nominal. Lucern lHay.-Prima par;cels are now worth £4 10s...
THE GREAT STORM. UPWARDS OF 100 VESSELS WRECKED, AND LAMENTABLE LOSS OF LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 22 August 1860
THE GREAT STORM. UrPWARDS O 100 VESSELS WRECKED, AND LASIENT ADLE LOSSB OF LIFE.: (lronm a London Paper.)' TiH, terrific gale from the N. W. on Monday lost, n most unusual occurrence at this,.senson of tho O eir, told weith most dinsastrouse offect.upoub tho ship ping off the coast, and the destruction of lifo and Sproperty, his beoen truly appalling. As fioins Rthe S'present ncrounts furnish, no fewer thanu 150 wrecks a1nl castfalties occurred during its rav?ges. Several steamers are missing, and one on an oxi'uriaior trip fo?iulered, with eighly people on i biord.' The, stenamers from -tmhe NortlSeii, vhlich arrived in thq river on V,\ednesday,,l eport thlt :the gle,. ilmost' tseijt1iiii tit hle hurriane which swcept:the constin the lter part of hint Octobtr. The cottlo boat friomn lhiidbhti'[, Ihittrite i,'1 "Ipsliii+,' nfl" othelir Duitch p " orts hiul',nist if-theirlive sti?cki doihl?ieiloiverord moanlidityigto soine hundreds."' The deckso were' ;; aoept, lulwitike stonve, soil...
HORSE MARKET. Mr. Charles Martyn reports: [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 22 August 1860
IIOIRSR MARKET. Mr. Charles .lartyn reports: The horse market has beeu very indifferently supplied with horse stock since last report, although tlioe demand far useful animals is good. Very few fresh supplies have some to hand during the last few weeks, and the market its almo4t cleared of ,ood horses. Now that the weather Dos cleared up, no doubt country people will be induced to bring their horses to market ts soon as the roads are in a puassable condition. 'lThe sales have been for the most port coutined to disposing of light stock, which realises w rices. There is every probability, as the spring asr vanos,.the demand for medium and heavy draught horses, andistrong saddle-horses fit for journey purpose, will considerasbly increase, and even now horses of that class oull readily.
CLOUDS AROUND KIAMA. "Surely I come quickly. Amen." — Last of the R[?]lation. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 22 August 1860
CLOUDS AROUND KTAJM. " Sureely n uly. Aceuc =-Last of the ? c?latios. 'l'ut? mightest monarch enthronedl is less awful than the meanest among us entombed. Marble, mnotiondeoss marble, all,-to mother, husband, friend. And yet a levelled thunderbolt to love the fondest, hate the fellest, hands most timid, and hearts most brave. A waveless calh rests here. But it is the calm of desolation after the whirlwind and earth quake are gone. Intrus!on here is vinegar upon nitre. Speechl here,.at best,;is but silvern, silvern. Silence alone is golden, gohlen. Not the open grief. Not the loud lament. Not even the sym pathetic style. But the secret tear. The bursting sob. Tle private supplication. All lights go out but one, down in the dark valley and shadow of death. Silent must hang the sounding shell if not in unison with this solemn scene. Comfort to the cast down. B3almn totho heaving bosom. Strength to the sinking. The most sacred spot on earth is that between the living and the dead. Stead...
LABOR MARKET. Mr. J. C. Glue reports: [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 22 August 1860
LABOR MAlKET. Mr. J. C. Glue reports : The Tudor, immigrant ship, has arrived. The labor mnrket still remains very inactive ; the late wet weather a nd the anticipated rush to the Snowy River diggings may be tLie cau-e. The following are the current rates, v'. :-With board and lodging, or hut room and ratioois j er annum : Married couples, £.15 to £60; farming men, .' 30 to £35; grooms, £45 to £52; shepherds, £28 to 130; butkeepers, £25 to £28 ; carpenters, £52 to £8d ; blarkeniiths, £60 to £80; ooaks and laundresses, £26 to £80 ; general serrar.t'.£20 to £26. a-u
THE CHAMPION RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 22 August 1860
THI CHAMPION RAC B [rnost Mae s . Et. SERIALD.] Tree usual weekly meeting of Tattersall's Club was held at the rooms last evening, the chair matn (Captain Hare) presiding. Business, con sidering the near approach of the great race, was rather dull, and but a very limited number of wagers were booked. Flying Buck, Veno, Strop, and Deception were mentioned during the evening, and Zoo was taken for choice in two or three instances against other aged horses; but beyound this, the betting gave no indication of vitality. 100 to 10 against any thing, bar the Buck, may therefore still be regarded as the ruling price current. An offer to lay 100 to 1 against Camden eurprised a good many of those present, but as the wager was promptly accepted to the extent of 300 to 3, with an offer to make it 500 to 5, the larger of the odds at once raised the horse's price, and was not inclined to negotiate further, ex cept at the increased rate of 100 to 4. We subjoin a few of the wagers which were made d...