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STANLEY PARK COAL MINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
STSLTYT Panc CoAT I MIxE.-This addi tion to our resources willb e opened in shout n month. It is situated at Stanley Park, about ten miles souati of Port Aitken. The company consists of Mr. Miitchell, the los. see of the land on whichl the mine is situated Mr. Browne, of Newcastle, Mr. Furlong, and other gentlemen. Two "drafts," s miners term them. have been driven into the mine, one of which is 59 yards. and the other about 11 yards in length. The seanm is about 6 feet 6 inches in depth, and con tains coal of excellent qnalitv. The com pany will possess great ficilities for the shilament of coals, the mine being so close to the sea that the coals may almost be shipped from the month of it. No trail way, save that running into the mine, will be required; and hence, there will be n aInrge saving in the prime cost of the coals. Thie lharbor admits of the entrance of largo ships, there being 30 feet of water close to the rock, at low tide. The larboris merely a bight, open to the North...
THE COAL SEAMS OF SHOALHAVEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
TIlE COAL SEATIS OF SHOALI'IAVEN. [FRIM TIIE 51ERhALD.. Our friend "Aramis " has lately detailed a visit to our locality, but as hIe did not ex plore the mountains thereof, we may fairly concludo that a short account of a trip to them will be interesting. On tlhe north of the rich alluvial fiats of Shloalhaven, stretching from east to west, are tihe Canmbcewarra Rlanges attaining a height of about thlree tlhousand feet. Along the lower spurs lie farms nestling amosg the trees and gradually creeping up tle precipitous ravines, where the midday ssu never visits the dark vegetation. One day last woeek, a party having got scent of " black diamonds," resolved to see lhowv much truth lay at the bottom of tlhe report. We were fonr, who, assembling on the south bank of the river, put our saddles and bridles in a punt, and worked across tlhe magnificent river, hero more than a third of a mile in width, to the Bomedary Creek. About hlalf-a-mile up this creek we landed, and after a short delay...
ANOTHER CASE OF "DOCTORING AT THE AYR SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
ANOTHER OA.SE OF "DOOTORING AT •" '.:, THE AYR SHOW.\ ; : With ili" thl desrved success attend ing tlhe exhliibition of our County AgriL oultural -Association, it is v?ry painful to kiow that?ucccess is sonetimnes marred by the malpractices of thoso wvho. compete annuaily:brith fr for distinction or iucre. It is now .five.years since the famous, or rather, .'iifaious, case'of "Doctoring" a prize bull; by affising artificial horns with gutta porcha, startled the agricultural world, and engaged the attention of the local Circuit for nearly a day. On that occasion the culprit was fortunate'enough to escape conviction and punifshment, through a .legal technicality ably and successfully pleaded by his counsel; and while the result of the trial .gave satis faction to those who objected to an in dividual being singled out as the victim of a system only discovered in his person, everybody supposed that the example then made would relieve'all the agricultural societies in the kingdom from a ...
MADAGASCAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
. " IADAGCASCAR . ''Iauritius papers supply us with par ticulars of the revolution in Madagascar. Thile report that the Frotich and American consuls woere killed is untrue. KingRadama vwas deliberately strangled on the 1.2thl May by the liouris, who had previously seired and hung the whole of the Ministry, twenty-seven in number. £Tho. widowed :queen Rabondon was at once b proclaimed Queen. All foreign consuls fled the caipital ... 'i"Tlihe causes of the revolution weore, the alienation of land to foreigners, the en couragement given to Europeans to settle, rnd'the abolition of customs' duties.. A -.strong cabal, was formed by the Prime Minister of the late Queen Rana volata. "The i.viillnting conduct of the King with reference to missionaries, is said to :be oone grout;cause, of thel outbreak. :A stronig ?Ministry is now formed. No :more land is, t be :alionated. -European SBoittlers are o b bo protected., .Customs' :duties to be re-imposed, and. trade with :lfauritius carried or a...
PLEURO-PNEUMONIA AND INOCULATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
. ,PLEURO-P1'EUMONIA AND INOCU LATION. The disease in question being, in the fashionable language of the day, "aceli matised" in' Victoria, it is not surprising that tihe means of coping with it has be come the most conmmunon topic of conversa t.ion amongst stock-owners of every grade. In whatever direction we turn, the pro prietors of stoclk-whethci, of fifty head oi of ton thousand-arc discussing the merits of inoculhtion. Those who have 'tried it iunder careful supervision and good management, with one accord pro nounce in its favor; and such being the case we masy usqfully enquire into the value of the evidence thus volunteered, and the extent to which that evidence warrants the general adoption of the practice. It will be remembered that inoculation for pleuro-pneumonia has been opposed from'.the first by a.largo number of scientific men, on the ground thait its success in the case of an organic disease like that in question, would be entirely at variance with :the known laws o...
POETRY THE RISING OF THE DEAD. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
. , .' *r:Ei'M rpt L B,} '? . ' i ; i TIlE ItIh.NG OhP' Ft DBAD. S " There.is stlllness on tho land, ' S There is dilence on the sorn: .:.--. Voiceless isheaven's band To list whalt bow, shall be. They are hushid-thU esoriasting hymn, 'Audrthe golden harps of the cherubim. Soft as the slumbering?,infant's breath, Thceirlastldim toi? leasi died; S s ' work Is done, and weary Death . :: I' ' tlath ilhe siokle Ilald asid. "' They have slept their sleep, the hosts of earth, S'nd Time is ripe for Eternity's birth. S Tlle thlunder-vold? is spoken .. h high command is said: T'he tomb is burst, its bonds are broken T. hy are forth--the iurled dead. The enrtlh is rife with thoir throaning hum; PFrm thle sa and the land the come, they come. Eacll from his dark reed?s, From tile plain and from thel wace, Tley come--they com-the unnumbered, Tile esptives of the grave- The babe of a day and thie hoary seer, Sone slumber now--the dead are here. Wllere are the crests of gold S' here is thie victor...
BATHURST. Tuesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
IlaToruasT. .?2iHUR?S2. Tuesday Evening. Yesterday evening two bushlrangers vi sited the stables of Mr. Icely, at Coombinig, near Carcoaear, and after shooting the groom tlhrough the mouth, took away tro horscs . one tlhe property of Mr. Ieely, the other of aMr. Daridson, inspector of police. A number of notes, lately stolen from the Mudjee mail, have been circulated this week in Bathlurst. Friday, 9 p.m. Yesterday, Gilbert, ·O'Menally, and another attempted to rescue three prisoners (bushlrangers) who were being brought to Bathlurst in the mail coach, in custody of supcrintcudent Morrisctt and thlree cont stables. There was also a lady passenger in the coach, whiclh had proceeded about four miles from Carcoar. A pitlched battle took pIlace, tile bushlrangers advancing, retreatitg, and riding round the coach. A brisk fire was kept usp, and inspector Mor-. risset jnmped down with his men to beat tlhem olff. Constable Sutton is dangerously wounded. The prisonrs in the coachl tried to ...
THE POST-OFFICE ESTABLISHMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
THE POST-OFFICE ESTAELISHMENT. The Post Office establishment is still very far from being a self-sustaining de lpartment, The expeinditure outruns the income by £25,000 a.year, exclusive of the £20,000 per nuamnm'paid as our share of the ocean mail subsidy. This drain upon tiho genenral revenue mnst be sot down as part of the cost of govornment. It would be impossible to do without a post-office system. 1No private speculators would take the business in hand eoven if they were al lowed. They might, indeed, make a profit by maintaining communicationubotween tihe metropolis and&'a few of the chief inland towns, but all the scattered" parts of the country would be neglected. It is difflicult to overrate tihe valuoof.an efficient postal service vWhich connects, the remotest settle ment in thle interior with the metropolis, and with eovery otheor.parli of tlhe colony. It is valuable for mercantile, official, and domestic uses, and 'though it costs sonie thing it is a luxury we co...
WEEKLY SUMMARY OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
WEEKILY SUMbMARY OF NEWS. IDanlsxo RonuiIIr aAN ATTESIPTED nsiUR DEnl, AT CoomB?mXo. - Information has reached us of a most daring robbery and cold-blooded attempt at murder, comnaitted on Sunday night last, at Coombing, near Carcoar, tihe residence of T. R. Icely, asq., l.P. It appears that, during the night, a noise was heard in the stables by an old mail, who at once proceeded to ascertain thle cause. Arrived at thile stable door, in which Mir. Icely's horse, n very valuable animal, and a charger, (also a spllendid horse) belonging to Inspector Davidson, who had left it there in place of a fresh horse, whlilst in pursuit of the villians who attbmpted to rob the Carcoar Bank, the old manlu saw two men busily engaged in saddling the horses above mentioned. IHe hailed the men, and asked them what they were doing there, rwhen one of the scoun drels deliberately fired a pistol at him. The ball took effect in the old mi's nmouthl, and laid ]him prostrate. The robbers quickly concluded ...
AUGUST 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
Kansor 7. M7.? Cowper real telegrams received this day from Bathurst and Goulburn, the former giving the particulars of an unsue cessful attempt by O'Mealley and some of his ganv to rescue from the police, three men appre?hendcd as accessaries to the mail robbery at Carcoar; and the latter detail. ing the shooting, near Binda, of a bush ranger named COummings by one of his gang, in mistakle for one of thle police who iad him in custody. Petitions in favo' of tihe Education Bill were presented by iMr. Harpur from Merton, and by Mr. S. W. Gray from Illa warra. On tlhe order of tile day for consideration of tihe return as to locomotive engines, laid on the table of the flouse on the 21st July last being read, Mr. Dalgleish moved certain resolutions condemnatory of.the Secretary for Worlks in suppressing fromi the ibove Parliamen tary return a letter of Mr. D. Williams, relative to iMr. Charles Fowler's tender for locomotives, in publicly charging Mr. Charles Fowler with forgery, and fo...
MELBOURNE. Monday, 8 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
MIELOOUONE. Monday, 8 p.m. The roll. James Stuart died on Sunday, mnuch regretted by all colonists. The Assembly meets to-morrow. It is said tile Ministry will content themselves by bringing thle Session to a close after passin the Local Self-Governmensst aud Msfunicipal Bills, iand iamenlding the Elee tonal Actl. They Ihave a workinig imajority. MIr. Mleales, at ia meeting of his consti tuents, aiiosunced that the Ministers were prepared to dissolve the Hlouse in case of any obstructiveness. Tuesday ESvenilng. The Bank of Victoria hlld its usual half yearly neeting to-day, and declared a divi dlend of 10 lOper cent. plier asum. The weathser continues cold asid shlowery. Parliament resumced busincss to-day. .Ir. MO'Culloclh stated that the Governmient intended to lilnishl the Local Gorernment, Miunicipaliies, Land, and Real Property bills, and pororoge at; thle ond of August. Forty-four members sat on tile Governmenit benches alnd seventeen on the Opposition. TIhoC NowspapcrGagging ...
GOULBURN. Wednesday, 5 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 11 August 1863
'Govrnwe?n. • S Wednesday, 6 p.m. Intelligence has bcen recoived from Binds that tw-o nrmcd menoll with blackened faces stuck-up Pennington's public-house, oun Monday evening. They succeeded in stealing a feow pounds only The police are making active search for the robbers, but no clue has yet been ob tained. Tuesday Evening. The ']Brhidwood escort brought down 1378' onnces of gold, No return from Bu?irangong or Adelong. Two brothers named Cummins have been apprehended by the Binda police for rob bories.at Taralga on the 27th July. A 'laborer named Willim Hanner dropped down dead at Windellima last S:Friday, 8 p.m. A blishranger, named Jolhn Cummings, was apprehended near Bolong yesterday, by senior-constablo Murphy and anothelr, after exchanging shots. The same day, while under escort of tlhe police, Cummings wasshot dead by a man supposed to be hisis brother, who was concealcd in the bush. The shot, no doubt, was intendedfor one of the constables.
BRISBANE. Thursday, 7 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 18 August 1863
Thursday, 7 p.m. Govercmntlt have proclaimed' thei Glad stone diggings a? gold.field, and have. ap pointed ;' r.; .W hellor acting commis sioner. Friday, 8 p.m. In the Assembly last night, the Govorn 'mont stated their intention of orecting a. line of telegraphl' between Brisbane anl Cape Moreton. TlThe Railway Bill' has passed through committeo, the opposition having carried several amendmontts on the bill as originally proposed. Fresh outrages by the aboriginals are reportcd. They mnurderd a shepherd on a. station at Albinia Downs. Business quiet. Flour easier. S-Thlursday evening. m motion in thl Legislative Council, for an AddresA to the',Queen, praying for the e'imeisid of Mr.i Justico Lutwyeho, for po litical partisanship, was witldraswn, thei Judge owving by a letter to the Chief Jus tice, apologised for ,living published. hisl expression of political opinion.