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THE MESSRS. PICKERING AND STEWART. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 19 February 1859
THE MEssns. PICKERING AND STEWART.-TIches gentlemen have, most unfortunately, dropped upon KIiama during what vwe might call the "rainy sea son.'' They have, however, determined to prolong their visit for a few days, in hopes of old Saul soon bursting his cheering rays upon our now tearfull carpet. The return of daylight will find them ready to transfer, with equal impartiality, the features of a venus or a caliban. ARnnIvAL IN SYDNEY OF ALLAN M'IKEAN-This celebrated pedestrian, whoso recent feats at Ballarat and in Melbournoe' of walking one thousand miles iri one thousand hours, have rendered his name familiar throughout the colonies, arrived in this city on Thursday; and, in accordance withimmemornrial usage, as observed by every Professor of distinction, on landing, immediately announced his advent in propriapersona at the office of this journal. W may state that Mr. M'Kean is in excellent health, and has visited Sydney with the express intention of performing his extraordinary ...
SHOALHAVEN. COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. WEDNESDAY, 16TH FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 19 February 1859
SHOALHAVEiN. -4--0 [F?Ro oUR OR5SSONnDE5NT.] CGOURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. WEDNEBDAY, 16TH IEBRUARY. (Before Andrew Aldcorn, M.C., James Aldcorn, A. de. Mestre, P. de Mestre, and A. K. Mackay, Esqrs.) SiaresoN v InvINE.--Complainant claimed under the Masters' and Servants' Act-the sum of - £25 ils. 6d., balance of -wages. . Mr. Richards, for the defence, ruled that the agreement, if any, was undertheold Act; and as the plaintiff, allowed six months to elapse without sueing, the ease was dis missed . HoDGKINSON v CoLLEr.s.-Illegally driving two bullocks with other cattle off his (Hodgkinson's) land at Good Dog,'which: was clearly proved by plaintiff's witness. The Court fined Collens in the sum of £1 and 5s. 6d. costs.. Fine paid. •MALONY v BERRYs--This was a claim for wages alleged to be due for sinking a well and other work. From the irregular manner of the master's not furnishing the servant' with a copy of the agree ment, caused some litigation. Case postponed for further evidence. B...
ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 19 February 1859
ADELAIDE. The moeeting to aid the sufferers from the late bush fires went off very well. A resolution was proposed to call upon the Government to assist in the movement, which was rejected by the mooting. A committee was formed, and subscriptions amount ing to £205 collected. The markets are brisker, and to-day wheat is in demand.
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 19 February 1859
MELBOURNE. --~--+ [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] The Herald of Wednesday publishes the follow ing telegram: IMelbourne, Tuesday, 7'30 p.m. The Goddess, from London, has brought a flock of llamas, also a few pheasants and hares, all in excellent condition. Two llamas died and one was born on the passage. At the Criminal Sessions, the female Vaughlan, an accomplice in the late jewellery robbery, was ac quitted. The Assembly is sitting, but the business is un important. The Salsette arrived last nigh*, and sailed from the bay, for Suez, this afternoon at 2 p.m., clearing the Heads at 7"23 p.m.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 19 February 1859
:Of tlie mniany reforms whlich the new parliament Will be reqiied to give their most:serious atten ution to, none will demand more grave consideration, or more temperate deliberation, nor a greater exer cise of patient legislative wisdom, than the thorough practical reform of the Criminal Law, from the first stage in thie police court to the last step on the gallows. It is not that the statutary law is so defective, save in one serious omission which we shall discuss in its proper place, as its practice in its initiating stages from the first court to the trial Sbefore the Judge. We consider that practice a gross infringement upon the liberty of the subject, and dangerous to the life of the unhappy criminal. We more particularly allude to the highly uncon stitutional power placed by thle New South Wales Criminal Law, in the hands of one man, to be grand jury, prosecutor, counsel, judge, and con troller of the mercy of the crown. In the earliest days of the colony-in its un happy sta...
DIARY. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 19 February 1859
DLIIY. DAYS. sBU ON SUN N TMOON'S SOONIN MONTI. W~K. SEREID.S. RISES. AGE. TIDE. 0. 55. 5. 5I . 55. 0. 5. 5. SS. 5. Feb. lO ........ 1114 4 5 43 45 10 S 3S ,, 9 ....... 13 8 5 44 6 4 4 17 O 11I ,, 21 3[1.... 13 1 5 45 6 42 18 10 40 ,, 2'...... 13 43 5 45 0 41 20 11 25 ,, 23w ....1... 1 6 40 0 40 00 - . 43' ........ 130 5 47 61 39 1 014 ,, 3 ........ 13 S 5 48 6 38 22 1 1o THE KIAlIA EXAMINER. PUBLISHED WEEKLY. NOTICES ~O COIRESPONDIDENTS.. MN. P. MAioNEY.--YOUr letter came too late for this week-will appear in our next. SATUI?DA,Y, FEBRUARY 19, 1859. .. .4 - . -
POLICE COURT. THURSDAY, 17TH FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 19 February 1859
POLICE COUJIT. THURSDAY, 17TH FEBRUARY. (Befoie Messrs. Waugh and Kendall.) DnUNKENNEss.-Charles Rowland and William Perry were charged, by Constable Hines, with the above offence. Both pleaded guilty. The former, .who is a frcquenr visitor at the little cabbage-tree roofed hall of justice, was fined £1 and costs; and his more abstemious colleague, 10s. with expenses. A third party was also charged with drunkenness, by Constablo Chisholm, and fined £2 and costs, Constable Claybourno, intro duced Samuel Hockey to their Worships, and asked their opinion upon Mr. Hockey's conduct while under the influence of the "grape." Clay bourne stated that a duce violence had been done the public ear by the uncouth expressions of his charge. Their Worships, after a little tele-a-tete, demanded from the offender, on behalf of good Queen Vie, the sum of £2 and costs. SARnsniALL IV HuNT.-Plaintiff claimed a cow which defendant had in-his possession, and which heo alleged he had paid for, producing th...
PARLIAMENTARY SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 19 February 1859
PARLTAK(ENTA1Y SF dBYA. •FRiOaI THs s.. . ERALD.]) In the Legislative Assembly, on Tuesday, in an swer to a- question from: Mr. -Rotton, the Colonial Sepretary-who took up the place of the Solicitor Geneioral-statod that the Attorney-General had given h"is:opinion on the cases relating-to Mr Smith, the police magistrate of Carcoar, and that the explana tion of that gentleman was sufficient. In answer to a question from Mr. Plunkott, the - Colonial-Secretary stated that District Courts would be opened as soon as the rules could be framed and promulgated. In answer to ai question ;fiom': Mr. Egan, the Colonial-Treasurei' laid upon the table a statement of the number of pilots and men engaged in the pilot service for the port of. Sydney; for the year 1859. A resolutionintro tced by Mr: Forster, asserting the right of every minister of religion,.without re ference to rank dr dignity, to an equal share of the sum-granted by the Government in Schedule 0, was, .after some discussion, lost ...
RELIEF JUST IN THE NICK OF TIME. TO THE EDITOR OF THE KIAMA EXAMINER. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 19 February 1859
RELIEF JUST IN THlE NICK OF TuIE. TO THE .EDITOR OF TIIE KIAMIA EXAMINER. Sin,--I am happy to inform you of a changb which is daily, expected to take place in our neigh borhood by the appearance of another baker amongst us, and not before such was wanted, I assure you; for some years past this neighborhood has suffered much by monopoly in the article of bread, tile staff of life, not for a moinent to speak of the quality, that we leave the inhabitants themselves to make mention of. The party who is now about to engage in tlhe speculation is a young man who has had some four years' experience amongst us, and I sin cerely trust he will meet with that amount of sup port of which ihe is deserving. And although Mr. Freeman may, by strength of purse, endeavor, if .possible, to crush him, I would say rally, round and prevent if possible the loaf being.raised 50 per .4ent. over the Sydney market, and preserve for yourselves a good article; but most of all I say, s&l'brt opposition a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 19 February 1859
TENDERS are requested for the erection of a L Wooden Schoolhouse, &c., at the Fox Ground. They must be sent on or before Wednesday, March 9th, to the Rev. F. Ashwin, Kiama, at whose resi- dence plans and specifications of the building may be seen. OTICE-In consequence of the inclemenoy of the weather on Thursday last, the Examina tion of the Children of Crawley's Forest Wesleyan Sunday School was postponed until Tuesday next. M R. HUTBCHINS has now opened his Tin and Brazier Establishment on Mount Pleasant, and is prepared to execute all orders in a workman ship-like manner and 6n trioe shortest notice. : For Sale. A BOUT Five Tons of Winter Seed Potatoes of .. first-rate quality, apply.to GEORGE WOODS, S . Spring Hill. W-ANTED to Rent, from 20 to 30 acres cleared Y land; with from 10 to 20 good cows. Address G. E., Post-office, Kiarpa. Photography. M ESSRS. PICKERING and STEWART beg to I announce to the inhabitants of Kiama; town and district, that they are prepared to take...
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. A FEW STHRAY THOUGHTS ON PASSIN' EVINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 19 February 1859
ORIGINAL CORRESPO?NDENOCE. -4--- A FEW STRAY THOUGHTS ON PASSIN' &nbsp; EVINTS. PER FAVOR OF TIIE KIAIA EXAMINER. Biddy, dear, afore I toll you av all my misadven tures, an' all the quare things that cum acrass me S·ifther I got my four bones safe over the Cruked River, I may as well insinso you of what's upper most, just a few idays floaton on the surface av my mind-for all the world like skimmin' one half the *crame for present use, an' keepen the rest for a more convanient pariod. Howld up your head, nsthore, Darby's goen to be a great man one of these days. Austhralia is a fine kunthry.; the people's grate, an' tlhe risen giniration is risen higher overy day, an' all without the lasto thrubble .in life: shuro overy gossoon is manufactured into an "asquiro," no less-not a word a lie in it--an' all by the rule av conthrairy, which seems to rule tho odds an' ends of society in aspirin' Austhralia : don't you know that we are all turned topsy-turvy in this quare land? Them t...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. SYDNEY MARKET PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 26 February 1859
COIMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. ..SYDNEY MARKET PRICES. , " £ s. D. £ s. . 'Wheat, per bushel 0-·:... ... 0 6. 6 to 0 7. 0 Maize, ditto . ....... 0 4 6 0 4 9 Pothtoes, per owt. :.: ... 0--3 0 , 0 3 l', Onions, ditto.,?:: ... ... C 4 0, 0 6 0' Flour,,ditto... ;.... , 0 19 0 0 0 0 Butter, per lb.... ... 0 9 0 1 0 Bacon, ditto ... 0.. . ,0° 0. 7 . 0 0 10 Eggs, per doz. ... .... 0 1 4.' 0 1 8 . Pigs, each ...... .. . ..:.:016 0 0 30 0 Calves, ditto ... .... ... 0: C 0 020 0 ;: Bark;, per ton .... ...... not saleable.abe W.. HAZLET, Commission Agent, Sussex-street. /,Sydney, Feb. 24, 1859.
PORT OF SYDNEY. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 26 February 1859
PORT OF SYDNEY. ARRIVALS. February 23.--iechanic, schooner, 44 tons, Captain' Brower, from South Sea Islands.. February 23.-Nora Oreina, (s.), 200 tons, Captain Fletcher, from Clyde River. February 23.-Northern Light, ship, 463 tons, Cap-: Marshall, from Manila, October 25th. February 23.--Melboure, barque, 305 tons, Captain Diukie, from Otago, 8th instant. February 23.- Il'onga 1Vonga, (s.), 734 tons, Captain Walker, fromu Melbourne, 21st instant.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE KIAMA EXAMINER. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 26 February 1859
TO THE EDITOR OF TUE KIAMA EXAMINER. Sir,-Some remarks published in your issue of the 12th instant, militating against- parties con nected with the company for which I am" agent at this place, would not have called for this letter from moe were it not that it is simply just to the Com pany and the public to show that the,writer of the article'is perfectly ignorant of everything-connected with either mercantile or shipping mattersi andI can most distinctly affirm that no claim has ever been brought against Mr. Manning or the Company but has been fully satisfied.. The remarks against Mr. Davis, I have no hesi tation in saying, are as false as they are malicious. As to the other items of the article;referred to, I cannot better confute them than by giving an ex tract from a letter I received from Mr.; Manning, as,?from- my long personal acquaintance with him, I am convinced it will be long before he enters into :a newspaper controversy-he writes as follows: " Some one showed me, a few ...
POLICE COURT. THURSDAY, 24TH FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 26 February 1859
POLICE COURT. THURSDAY, 24TH FEBRUARY. (Before fM. Gray, Hindmarsh, and Kendall, Esqs.) SPETT LARCENY.-Mr. T. Kendall, Esq., pre ferred a charge against Samuel Keeler, formerly in his employ as a servant, for having at various times stolen from his premises sundry articles. The charge was fully proved, and Keeler committed to Darlinghurst for the term of his months, with hard labor. ILLEGALLY DETATNING A Cow.--This was a re manded' case from last Court. Defendant (Hunt) proved having purchased the cow from the late Charles Ranson. Complainant (Marshall) howvever fully proved that she was his property, which he had missed some time previous to his finding her in Hint's'possession. Their worships decided that Hunt should restore her to the rightful owner. There was a case'under the Impounding Act, for overcharge, but no appearance.
PHOTOGRAPHY. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 26 February 1859
PIoToonAPAY.-It will be seen by advertisement that Messrs. Pickering and.Stewart have announced their departure for this day week, being called by previous engagement to Shoalhaven. We hope that those of our townspeople, who have not already satisfied themselves of the tardi of these gentle men, will 'visit their rooms during the ensuing week. We have had the pleasure of inspecting many of their portraits-" old familiar faces"-and must say that for truth and beauty of execution they are at present unsurpassed. ' Ju? BAGGo" REvlvItD.-F6r the past two nights the inhabitants in the vicinity of the Kiama Hotel, have been "roused to admiration". by the strains of what might once, 'for aught we know,' have been a real Cremona, the uneaithly and discordant wail ing of which has disturbed the usual 'quiet of our neighborhood. Upon enquiry we learn that this toromentor"of the. live felina chords is "none. other than the' noted Monsieur de Tarquo, of Derwe'nt celebrity, who migrated 'to Sydne...
PARLIAMENTARY SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 26 February 1859
PARLIAM?lENTARY SUITMARY. (FROD, THE S. 5r. HERALD OF 24TH FEBRUARY.) The Legislatlve Council sat yesterday from a quarter past four until nearlynline o'clock.' The intimation of the President, that he :had received from thle Private Secretary, to the Gover nor.General a note informing _him tit?at?ir Luit. ?vy'Che' had resignod his seat ini the;fHoiuse. gave. Mr. BALLEY opportunity to state that the appoint ment of Attorney-General had been conferred upon hini, and that he had been duly'sworn in. This announcement gave rise to a 'motioi 'from Mr. Deas Thomson, identical with that which:was formerly on the business paper of the House when Mr. Lytwyche was appointed Solicitor-General, namely, " That the Council will. recognise no member of the House, as the -representative of the Government in the House, unless that member be a member' of the Executive Council, and a ^re sponsible Minister." ., The question of telegraphic communication was but partially discussed, on Mr. Deas Thomson'...
NOTICES TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 26 February 1859
NOTICES TO CORRESPONDENTS. P. MALONEY (Jamberoo).-Sineo the receipt of your letter we. have received information concerning the " injustice" of which you complain, which induces us to decline your communication. J.1MES LA.SOND (Numba) -It is impossible to make "head or tail" of your communication. We do not believe there is any enactment which declares it illegal for a constable to wear a '" white hat and crape," or flourish a " silver mosunted whip." Watch-house keepers, like other ordinaryjbeings,. may also keep a race horse.
DIARY. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 26 February 1859
" DIARY. DAYS. BUN ON SUN MOON'S OORNING SOONTII. W.EL. ,ERRIDRISES. SE N SET( AGE. TIDE. 05.I.5D . 00. 00 00. 00. 00. 0. Feb 26 ..;...1.213 6 5 4' 6: 37 23 230 ,,27 S..:...... 155 5 50 5600 4 3 50 ,, 28 ....... 1244 5 51 ( 34 25 4 53 I T....... 13 33 5 51 0 33 20 6 5S ,, V ........ 121 0 5 53 6 31 27 55 S T........ 12 8 5 6 30 28 7 8 , 4 F....... 11 55 5 556 29 2 8 0 THE KIASIDA EXAMINER. PUBLISHED WEEKLY.