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OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 July 1864
OurTranY.-We have this mwckt toe- : cord the dneath of Mrs. Anne Smith, wife of TMr. David Smith of this town. Her funeral was attended by a large number of, the residents. of the neighbour hood, among whom she had lived with a high reputation for boncrolenc and un-. obtrusiveness. The deceased was 62 years of age; and had resided with her husband for 30 years in the house in which slie died, the oldest now standing, we bcliove, in Xiama, and which was built by Mr. Smith durisg the early part of his residence htre. Whatever support under his bcreavemcnt my be derived by Mr. Smith from a con eiousncss.of the lhearty sympathy.of all. his neighbours will certainly not be want ing in this case.
STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 July 1864
T. TOO?r?tEORT. FAT CATTuL.-Full silppljy. Prices remain as beforoe i?'vith a Slight.upward tendency. Prime beastsaro worth £3to £3 10s. FAT SllEP:.r Thoe large.number of inferior sheep arriving, and the continued low lprices' of heef, kceepdowvn tho value of prime flocks, which are in 'ood demnaud. I sold 1500 of W?hito's at .10sohnt this must not be taken as a guide for the market genorally, as they were very prime indced-more particularly con sidering thie state of thie weather. I sold a flock of Broughion's at Ils d--second quality. SToa CA'rr?L.--I have inquiries after this description of stock for delivery m Gipp's Land, and at a moderate price could place 8000 or 4000 at once. STOE SIEEPr.-Nothing doing. Season too far advanced for operations. IotmSEs.--Good up-standing colts are in de mand. Weeds uusaleable as usual. MetLcn Cows meet ready sale at thle Hoine bush Sale Yards at advanced rates, at £5 to £8. SIIEr STATrOss arp in demand if in good country, and gevery l buycrs a...
THE FLOODS RELIEF FUND. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 July 1864
THE FLOODS RELIEF FUND. The following, circular, :from. tho Lord Bishqp of Sydney, which lias boeen received by the R~i.'3. C. CorlVette, relative to the making of colleeotion's in the Episcopalian Churches in theo district, for the relief of the sufferers by the late flobJd has boon hahdcd tous for publicatio-\ ' Diocesan Registry, Jh S7.tli, 1804. Rev. and dear Sir,-I dsbt otb that in many instances the promptings of'their own desire to; relievo the distress of our fellow colonists will have led the clergy to inake collections for the sufferers by the recont floods; but in order to secure the co opera tion of all the members of thle Church of England in this good work, I write to ask that you will kindly cause collections to be mado either in churclhes or throughout your parish, as soon as may be coavenient. I trust that the pressure of this grievous calamity with which it has pleased Almighty God to afflict portions of the colony may be materially relieved by the liberality of th...
RAILWAY AUCTION DEPOT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 July 1864
RAhKVAY AUCTION?? DPOT. The suplly of butchers small stock was equal to demand. A good supply of-both roll and kog butter, and bacon, for wlich there was godl competition. Poultry continues scarce. S.Thofollowing are the pricos obtained : S d. , s. d. Calves .. .. 2 0 .. 37 0 Lauabs 9. 0 to 2: 0 Pigs .. 12,0 .. 80 0 Roasters :.3,-,. :°6. '.. 8 0 Fowls .. . " 6, 5 ;9 Ducks . . 8. 0 7:0 Gcoso . ;. 7O 10 0. Turkeys .. .. 8 0:.. 200 -. Butter, roll ' . 0: 8 .. 0 :81:::2; Butter, keg .. 1. ' .. 1 2 Cheese .. 4 .. .6 Eggs. .. ,.. 1 0 ." 1" Bacon .. 0' 8&. 0'8 Hams . 10. 0 7 .. .0 0 Hay Sak at thc Railway Tarminus bavo come imtdagicat favdr with hothi blyrs aiid dclldrs. Iliivre daisposco of H5 trucks during tilhe' week; priccs .ranginig-onto , s Hto :Ds; vhdaton, os. d to Ta 0 Btroaw. 4s Gd to os Sd. E. P. MlEAOES.
INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 July 1864
INQUEST.. An inquest was hold on Friday last, at the Steanm rltket Hotel, before the district coronoer, (.:1B. Fry,. Esq.,) and ajury of tivolvo, touching the death of one Samuel Harding, a carter, who had been found dead the previous evening. The following evideoice was given - Georgo Young deposed: I am senior constable at Kiama. Last night, some eight or tonl minutes after twelve midnight, I was called on by a man named Adams, saying that I was wanted down at Mr. Adams's public-house., When I got to the verandah, a man named Dutch said, here is a man lying dead. On looking at do ceased I knew him. His name is Samuel Harding. I saw him removed in to a room at Mr. Adams's. This is the body now shown to the jury. Alexander Morrison deposed:-I live in Kiama; I am a blacksmith. About 9 o'clock p.m. on Thursday, the 30th June, I caio on to Mr. Adams's voerndah.' :. met ayoun man r who said, " lopk whistle there." Th~ea~ ssstllii about two yards fri¶ rndah. We bothl wnttoedr° st t was, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 July 1864
/ THE "INDEPENDENT"' GENEEL PRINTI±NG OFFICE, MArKET sQUAISE, EIA5A. T?E PROPRIETORS beg to inform the I Public of Jamboroo, Gerringong, Shoal haven, &e., &e., that their Offico is replete with every description of thdinost modern PLAIN AYD PNCYv .TvrE, Bd ODEnS,- &C., Which enables them to qxocito worl in a style equal tpo.any other office in the Colony, with the utmost accuracy and despatch. PlaiG and Ornamental Printing, in eovery ariety and style, ineluding-- . SPamphlets : . Law Forms: Catalogues losioiess Circulars Societies ~Rules .Labll SReports ' Postrs. Billheads - and Bills Business Cards roo?'missory Notes Leases : " monts. Lcae Areeinont:.: They hope. by modlerato crges, .neatness and accuracy in thi exceution of their. work, with plunctunaity in completing orders, to soe cure a share of public pitronage. 6r In terms of the present poatal arrange Inments, Printing can.be forwarded to any ipart of tihe colony at a merely nominal, fate of postage. ...
ORIGIN OF THE ENFIELD RIFLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 July 1864
ORIGIN OF THE ENFIELD RIFLE. In 1852 Lord -Iardinge became Master General of tile Ordnance, and at the close of that year he succeeded the Duke of Wellington as Commander-in Chief. Hle found the MIinie musket subject to grave disadvantages. It was cumbrous, tihe barrel weighing 4 lb 10 oz., and the bullet weighing 680 grains. Its ten dency to fouling was considerable-the distended portions of the projectile some times dotached themselves and clogged the grooves, rendering loading extremely difficult, and occasionally the iron cup, instead of merely expanding thIe lead, was driven completely through the oppo site extremity, converting the bullet into a distorted tube, which sometimes re mained firmly fixed in the barrel. In the Enufield bullet which was adopted in 1853, a wooden plug was substituted for the iron cup. It is a question, whether eventually both iron. and wood maynot be got rid of, since it is found that the expansion of a leaden ball, if hollowed at the base, can be eff...
TUESDAY, JULY 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 July 1864
T* T , y JJ i 5. T There being *nb Wolice cases for adjudi. cation, their Worships, after a good deal of careful examination of. charts, &o. and business-liko consultation, decided that a sum at the rato of £10 per mile should be laid out on tho main road from Kiama to Broughton village, under the suporintondonco of Messrs. Hindmarsh, Gray, Kendall, Miller,'an Charles, Esqrs., J.l'., the worst or mostdp gerous parts of the road'to be attended to first, viz., Mil ler's Swamp, Bushbihak, St'ney Hill near Freeman's, and opposite Mr. J. Chin's. That a like sum per'mile be laid out on the main road from the Minamurra, Jam beroo to Kiama, under the management of Messrs. Pry, Wagugh, Marks, Colley,, King, and Robb, the places to be first at; tended to, being near Bullon's, Spring Hill, Bridge west side Spring Hill, Wright's Creek, &o. The road frbm Broughton vil lago to Bomadrery Ferry, tf'bo under th superintendence of Messrs Hindmarsh and Miller. . I
CAPTURE OF RUNAWAY LOVERS IN LIVERPOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 July 1864
CAPTURE. OF .UN?AWAY LOVE1RS IN: LIVERPOOL. On Tuesday, an .adventure reached its climax on the Prince's Landing-stage il lustrative of the somewhat backneyed sentiment-" Tho course of true love never does run smooth." In the town of Leeds a young man of respectable station fell beneath the bewitching influence of a fair Yorkshire lass, and the flames of affection soon became fanned into intense mutual passion. The watchful guardian ship of Paterfamilias, and the prohibition of the acquaintance were all in vain. Of what avail are bolts and bars, steone walls or any othermaterial obstacle, when a woman is in love? As usual, the pa rental restriction increased the intensity of the passion, and the youthful pair, seeing no prospect of the Iiipy consum mation of tlsoir hopes determiined to elope, clandestinely to marry, and then to throw themselves upon the tender mercies of their enraged guardians. The plan arranged, the young lady, after a sleepless night, on Tuesday morn ing left Lee...
KIAMA COURT OF REQUESTS. TUESDAY, JUNE 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 July 1864
MIAMA C0 oJ;tIILQUESTS. TUrI eSDT; Yimr 8. (Before i. 1findmarsb, 'V. W oles, Alo. Xing, and D. L. Waigh, J.l.s.) D. M fDONALD V. e . OAY. 'God&s eo1l iT'du4rlisecd, £f~fOs 6d. Soetled nimfavor~pf itifil i. i. C.LAIJ.E V. t. QAY. Boots sold and deli vrid, £83 6s. The defendant 'odmitted tlhe debt, and promised to pay the nioney by instal ments. Verdictr plirtilf with costs.,: T- a v. A. KIni. 1 For s~rT'o?,? plans, £2 Ss. . ,. hepitiswore that hlie surveyed a farm at Jambe o, in June 1861, for. which' hlie chargedi.l .'S.hat on the 10th Au gust, 18603, he suiroeyecd a property fi Kiama, and prepared a plan for bringing it under Tdrrens' Act, .for..whlich he also charged t1 ls. . The defendant.mnade a set-off that hlie was not indebted. That plaintiff was indebted to him lls.,,and tlat'4Slor's son-in-law was a liartnerof th 1,lnsf' and also owed him 10s; The rsfiaiih? -iteih of 1i is. for bringing tlhe etact iropertnder Torren's Act, he was not indebted, acd that Ie never aut...
A CHAMBER OF HORRORS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 July 1864
A CIHA1BER OF H-IOBJORS. Fathelr Matthew had administered tho last rites of religion to a young man in whom he lhad a special interest,. and having received a. summnons to another part of the hospital he hurriedly quitted the ward, from whichl he was absent but a short time. On his return he ap proached the bed in which'hs had left the young man alive, but the bed was now unoccupied. "Nurse, nurse.! what has become of the young. man who lay in this bed ?". asked .Fatlhcer IMatthoew. "Dead, sir," was the laconic answers. "Dead ! It cannot be ! Where is he ?" " Thle corpse is takeon to the dead-holso, sir." "I can't believe that he is dead; Imust.go niyself and see," said Father Matthewv, and heproceeded to the ghastly chainber to which the dead was borns previous to interment. It presented an awful spectacle indeed. At one end was a miserable pile of coffllins, the merest shells made of thin boards, and knocked together with a few nails. Some of there wretched receptacles were on the...
BREEDING DUCKS IN CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 July 1864
1RIEEDING DUCKS IN CHINA. Going through a place called Po-tee shuey, one day about this time, I was surprised to see enormous baskets full of little ducklings, some apparently only a few days old, and all for sale; their owners bundled them about by the hand ful, and piled them up in baskets, as if they sold them by the peek. Wandering about, I camne to a building from whence some were being carried out. I entered, and here was an egg-hatching establish ment. I went from room to room, but only saw what appeared to be eggs laid out on shelves to be tkept cool. At last I entered one of them, and there were a couple of men with a basket on the floor, with young ducks in it. All at once is heard "pip, chip,"-out pops a bit of a duck from an egg under your nose; "chip, pip," from the other side-out comes another; you see the.placeo is all alive; you don't know which way to turn first; they are chipping all round.: Afteer you have become equal to the situation, you see that the men are bu...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 July 1864
WEEKLY CALENDAR. Dhys of the Week. Sunrie. Sunset. 3 FIOU SSAY .. uly 7 •7 10 4 59 . 8 SILIDAY' . , 8 710 :400 4. SAUIRD A Y. 0.7,, 10 10 405 0 SUNVDAY. * 10 7 15 4 0 0 UEDSDAY ........ ,,12 7 2 ' ,EDN°ESDAY ...... , 15 7 - 5 o 1 THlE . . TnB · . . . KIIAMA INDEPENDENT. THU1SDAY, JUr Y 7, 1S84.
GARDENERS CALENDAR. JULY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 July 1864
GAIUDENE1~. S CALE~lNDAR. rLcto..--Whct, borlbo, rUd oats .nay Ib sown; hut April iah o Ity are tile peopor montits. Tie tutor you sow tile more seed wilt be required. Fiold peus und boes lls oay still be sown... Sowopias, broad beans, eor rots, blooer, lucerne, anud oit indr ofgruss seeds.- Top dres posituns. l'rotire' l.nd for'. orizo "nd tobsceo orops. Sow tobaco at end ofrmoth in sloalscrd beds, und protect fru ost ftttlh bushob Po.lotios mty bo nfor eurly crop in warm loculities. .- Vl'Aaovo.--Contlinue pruning rinse, pnlvoerisrng the soil, lind propo?rng stbkes. r.'lnt cutting nod root?dt ? utouncr.--Gathcr lte upples and pours. Counmeneo g thernrgorungses nd tleons. Transplntt ott binds of eerogreen oud deciduous fruit trees, strouborrieo ruspberries, &e. Attend to doop dirggnl und maunring' Pruone with knifo and sa,00. lirot fruit treos woithout. doliy.
PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 July 1864
PUBLIC MIEETING. The meeting called by advertisement in. our last issue, to conde thie best means. of relieving the sufferssb the late fmoods, tookl.plae on "hursidyjlz?'fin tile Court HIouse. Thie assembly 9anot largo, but consisted chiefly of gentlefisn· of thie first standing and influence inp the district. Among those present were John MIarks, Esq., A. Hindmarsh, Esq., and other magistrates; I. Owen, Esq. (Mayor), with Dr. Taylor, and the Episcopalian, Presby terian, and Weslcyan ministers residing in the district. On the moeior of Mr. .. Marks, seconded by Mr. A. Hindmarsh, the chair was taklen by Mr. . IH. Owen, wiho, in opening tihe proceedings, first read tle.advertisment by which the meeting had'bben called, and re markced that th0.pilrpbsoefor which they were assembled ens ono.that conmmended itself to the fceliigko ofevsr one who could sympathise with. distress. 'Great numbers of their fellow colonists were suffering the extremity of destitution; and all who wero in:any d...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 7 July 1864
TEr labours of the local committee, Whose members were named at the public meeting held this day week, for the pur pose of devising means to relieve the sufferers by 'the floods, must have been seriously interrupted . by thie return of snuch inclement. weather as has again pre vailed.. The heavy rains Which' fell during the end of last week, and the commenceinent of the present one, at the satiie' time that they have added difficulty to the.task of those who were seeking to afford relief to the distress already 'existing, must also, in many' instances, have aggravated the condition of the sufferers. The exertions of the benevo lent have, therefore, become at on'ce more necessary and more arduous.. "Indeed, no small amount of zeal. would have been necessary to impel the members of the committee or any other persond to travel hither and thither through the length and breadth of the district, on such high roads and by-roads, as are now to b 'seen hero. It is to hoped that all who con s...