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SMALL DEBTS COURT. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4TH. (Before Messrs. Smith, Shoobert, Jenkins, and Hopkins) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 February 1856
SMALL DEBTS COURT.' Monday, February 4th. (Before Messrs. Smith, Shoobert, JenkinSj and Hopkins) An anjourned case, between Griflm and John Bradford, had been heard, two months ago, but was now dismissed for want off ? jurisdiction. Mr. Rogers appeared for the plaintiff, Mr. Owen for the defence. John Mu3grane summoned John Fowler for use of entire horse. From the evidence given by Mr. Musgrave's groom, it would appear the defendant brought his mare to the horse, but being out . nf eon arm of tlmo. f.ha ornnm wn.itP.fi rmnri t.hft f1pffirw1;ir\t. Airffin. WW ? 'r ~ — ? , according to appointment, but did not meet with him. In defence it was said that in the interem, the defendant being about to leave the district, had alte-ed his mind, and thought it unneces sary to give any intimation to Mr. Musgrave on the subject. The bench held, that as the number of mares were limited, the defend ant, by bringing or giving notice of his intention to bring his mare, rendered himself liable for t...
Tales and Sketches. THE KIDDY-SWELL. CHAPTER I. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 February 1856
€aifs iiui) ftatrlja ?? ? ? THE KIDDY-SWELL. ; ' | Chapter I. Samuel Hogginbuck, at eight-and-twenty, was the ! ^pride and ornament of the northern road. He had a spanking mare and a green gig, and sat with a cigar in his mouth, and his grey hat stuck knowingly on one side of his head, the whip skilfully poised across his mare's | flank, and his feet stretched out till they touched the: inside of the splash-hoard. It was impossible for any j person to look more completely genteel. He himself con- j srsmtlv PVTirncco/1 llio infnvnal nnnvriorinn fliof lio nrij a I kiddy-swell, and repeated this opinion so often, and backed it with so many oaths, that, by universal consent, it was the name he was known by. It was a beautiful sight to see the kiddy-swell trotting along the road on a bright day of June. He seemed to have a secret con sciousness that he had a character to support, and in the loneliest places was as erect and as punctilious in the set of his hat, and arrangement of his leg...
COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7TH. (Before Messrs. Shoobert and Davison.) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 February 1856
COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. Thursday, February 7th. (Before Messrs. Shoobert and Davison. 1 Mr. Rogers appeared for the prosecution, and Mr. Owen for the defence.. Perjury. — Thomas Armstrong, stood charged by Thomas Edward Mills, with having, on Monday, 28th January, in the police office, committed perjury : on that day, the present defend ant, bad summoned Mr. Mills for an assault, who was eventually ? ? fined 51. At this trial the defendant requested a postponement of the case in order to produce evidence as to the conduct of the complainant Armstrong, which the bench, for reasons then stated, refused. Uut ot tins case then, the present charge originated. The evidence of Mr. Mills (which was very lengthy) went to show that Mr. Armstrong, had conducted himself at the time, and be fore the assault was committed, in a provoking and offensive manner, and that it was in self defence, that he struck Armstrong, and that he (Mills) several times ejected Armstrong from the Mill, and that Arm...
Original Poetry. FRANCISCA, THE FOREST BRIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 February 1856
(Original |Mnj. r'''' '' TKANCISCA, THE FOREST BRIDE. ' Ah why so sadly dost thou sing, ? *° 1 When music breathes from Hps of spring, ' ' ?? .Kf ''.£1 ~s, I . . Sweet sister strike a lighter lay, - : Of beauty bright or battle fray.' /-? ; ? ? , Thou bidst me sing in livelier strain, ? , Alas, the wish were idly vain ; . -For, oh! I cannot change my tone, , ' 'Jo''! .is. -- My heart must breathe what is its own, ? ; f, ' i - , Since hours of sorrow but have brought ? . 1 -, '' This censelcss vigil of deep thought, ' i \ i That wills sad song, by me unsought. ' v.,. . , ?' ' Vor mo to strive. — for thee to ask. : ; ? v-. ? . j- To stiiy the storm of Ocean's tide, ? t/i llj ; - ~ 'J V*tj When the fierce waves, in hauglit of pride, ? ?? ? , v '-?'iiMif ?-; - ?' Their surging billows madly roitr, . *, . ,f ;\j f Dosh'd on tlie stern and craggy shore. ! Or chain the simoon's fiery blast, '? ? As o'er tlie desert sweeping past, ^ bears destruction in its path — I'Hoi'ce in its ire, dire ...
ANOTHER TURKISH VICTORY IN ASIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 February 1856
. ANOTHER TURKISH VICTORY IN ASIA. The following important news from the seat of war in Turkey in Asia has just reached us : — ' Omar Pacha has beaten the Russians in a great battle which took place on the 5th instant (November) at the passage of the Ingour. The battle lasted five hours, and .the enemy suffered severely. A second despatch in forms us that Omar Pacha has forced a passage of the Ingour at four different points, against superior numbers of the enemy. The Turkish Generalissimo had pressed into Kutair. The despatch adds, ' this is authentic.'
European News. By the arrival of the Electra at Melbourne, we have European news to the 15th November. THE WAR. Hamburg, November 14th. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 February 1856
.? iBimijimii %tm. By the arrival of tlie Electra at Melbourne, we have European news to the 15th November. ?'l ' THE WAR. Hamburg, November 14th. A despatch from St. Petersburg announces that the Emperor left Nicholaieff on the 7th November for the /Crimea, to take command in person of the array of Prince Gortschakoff. The despatch adds : — ' The Emperor found the brave troops in the most perfect eonditir n. The day before yesterday the Emperor returned by man nf: TVTnsr.nw-. fnr St. Pptershliro\ TTri t.n the 12th the enemy (the Allies) had undertaken nothing new in the Crimea.' Tlio JnvalSJo JRusse, of JNovember tth, reports from Nicholaieff, on November 2nd, 6.40 p.m., that 23 vessels rof the Allies still remain in the Dnieper. , Marseilles. (No date.) The Ganges arrived yesterday. In the Crimea a sharp look-out was kept on the Tchernaya — some Russian deserters having reported that GortschakofF would attempt a general action before making a retreat. The Russian army having1 been...
FRANCE. CLOSING OF THE INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION. Paris, Thursday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 February 1856
^ '' ?'-/ : .-PRANCE. ' CLOSING OF THE INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITION. / ' Paris, Thursday Evening. , ;,.The Industrial . Exhibition : was this day closed with great ceremonial, by the Emperor in person. The Duke of Cambridge was present, and assisted in the proceedings of; the day, which passed off with the utmost enthusiasm. ( Prince Napoleon, as President of the Imperial Commis sionersj read and presented an address to the Emperor on! the occasion. The Emperor replied, and expressed the] satisfaction lie felt in the shrprrs whip.h had atfohded thp Exhibition. Referring to the position, of European affairs, his. Majesty remarked, that the war had originated only with its provokers, and asserted that Europe must pronounce for or against the Allies, in order to bring about a satisfactory and lasting peace. Public opinion insured a victory ; and he invited those foreigners who were now about to return to their homes to say to their fellwcountry Wien that France sympathised with all who were d...
RUMOURED RAISING OF THE SIEGE OF KARS. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 February 1856
humoured RAISING OF THE SIEGE OF EARS. ? J^v*ces dfc*°.d Trebizond, November I, contain intelli gence that the Ruadans have sent off from Kars, in the direciion of Alexandrianop^, the great part of their bag gage. This would seem to indicate that they contemplate the raising of the blockade of Kars. It is announced that' the besieged garrison have continued to preserve the freedom of their communication. It is stated here (at Trebizond), that 8000 Turkish troops are marching on Ivutair ; and it is asserted the Russians have already evacuated that place, and are fallen back upon Tiflis. The J uke of Newcastle left Trebizond for Constantinople on the 1st instant.;
HOUSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 February 1856
HORSE MARKET. Burt, Hassel, and Co. report very little alteration In tbe horse market since our last report. First-class horses are in demand, and maintain remunerative prices, more particularly if well broken ; good gig and carriage horses are much sought for, and nail raarJiltr of. lnnn- Aa-hpou Mr. S. Wooller, of the Bull's Head Horse Repository, George? street, reports having transacted a large amount of business in the horse market- this week. A good number of horses of different descriptions have been disposed of at first-rate prices ; good horses will fetch high prices if subject to trial. Prices may be quoted as follows ;-r-Heavy draught horses, £50 to £65 ; light ditto, £30 to £40 ; first-class saddle horses, £20 to £35 ; good gig and car riage horses £40 to £60 ; inferior stock, £4- and upwards, Tin? brokeu stock are useless sending to market.
THE SETTLER'S PRODUCE CIRCULAR. SATURDAY EVENING, 4¼ o'CLOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 February 1856
?THE :SETTLEB'S PRODUCE CIRCULAR. Saturday Evening. o'Clckjk. ? £ s. d. £ s. d. ! . Wheat, per bushel ... ... fl 10 0 to O 10 6 Ditto grown or smutty ... .., .0 4 0 0 7 0 Maize, dull ... «? ??-» 0 3 0 '0 4 0 Barley, Cape ... ... ... 0 3 6 i) 3 6 Flour, 1st quality, per ton ... 26 0 0 28 O 0 Ditto, 2nd, ditto, ... .26 .0 0 26 O 0 Bran ... ... ... .0 10 0 12 'Hay, oaten, per ton ... .,, 5 0 0 5 10 0 Ditto, lucerne, ditto ?... ... 4 ,0 D 4 0 0 Straw ... ... ... ... 4 0 0 4 0 0 Potatoes, new, per ton^plentiful... 2 10 0 4 -0 0 ?Butter, 1st qual. per lC., ... In demand at Is. 3d. Cheese, colonial .., .... .0 0 6 0 0 8 Bacon . , ... ? '0 0 7 -0 ? 0 9 ? j' ? Eggs, per dpzeiji «. ?, v- ? . ?0 .1 .3 0 16 : Fowls, per pair ? ' ...? 0 3 6 0 4 0 Ducks ? ? 0 .5 .0 ,0 5^ Turkeys ? ... ? 0 10 0 18 0 ' iGeesp ... 1 : ... ? ; ^... '0 8 0 0 12 .0 ? ? Pigs ... ? » .,.* -.. , . .., ? Dull, ?Calves... ' ': V. ' ' ... Market overstocked. jiw v' WILLIAM SPEER, f . ?? Agent, Commercial 'VyTiarf.
Shipping Intelligence. SYDNEY SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 February 1856
Ijlijijiing 9iitclligcimv, : SYDNEY SHIPPING. ? *' arrivals. February 2.—' Emma, brig, 139 toas, Brown, from Hobart Town 22nd ultimo. . ?' ? February 3. — Boomerang (s.), 400 tons, O'Reilly, from Moreton Bay the 1st instant — Vanquish, schooner, 90 tons, Scott, from Moreton Bay SOth instant. — Telegraph (s.), 650 tons, Warner, from Melbourne the 1st instant. ; ? Brilliant, schooner, 116 tons, Wilson, from Melbourne the 29th ultimo. — H.M.S. Herald, 14 guns, Denham, from Feegee Islands Decembgp 31,rr Gipsy (s.), 90 tons, Martin, from Manning River tho 2nd instant, February 5.— Caduceus, ship, 1106 tons, Cass, from Gravesend November .13, and Lizard Point November 16. — William, schooler, 9.0 tons, Camppvpf from Port Macquarie 2nd instant, ' Februarv 6. — Woodlark. burnue, 237 tons. Fields, from tbe South Seas. February 7.— Tamar (s.), Chatfield, from Twofold Bay the §tlj, and Brouleo ?the 6th instant. February 8. — Wonpa Wonga (s.), 700 tons, Gilmore, fronj Melbourne the ;5th instant...
PRICES OF FLOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 February 1856
PRICES OP FLOUR. The Mills. — Messrs. Barker and Oo. : Owing- no doubt, to ex traordinary wet weather, very little wheat lias yet found its way I to market. For the few samples which do oiler, from 10a, to 10s, 6d. per bushel is given. No. alteration has taken place in tjip flour market ; fine flour is firm at £28 per ton, and second quality at £20, Bran, Is. to Is. 3d. per bushel. Mr. Breillat : reports wheat as coming In a little more freely, but tile oualitv is ninstlv indifferent, : for the heat samnles 10b. to lis. has been freely given. Flour continues firm at previous tations,' £28 per ton fine, and per ton for seconds. Bran, 1 8. 3d. per bushel. Wheat, at the market, has been selling; at from 10s. to lis. per bushel, according to quality, 1 „ American Flour.— Ilaxall is quoted at 66s. per barrel.
SYDNEY MARKETS. SATURDAY EVENING, 4½ o'CLOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 February 1856
'' 1 1 SYDNEY MARKETS. . Saturday Evening, 4K o'Clook. _ . 1 - ' . . £ s.. d. £ s. d. Flour ... .. ... 26 0 0 to £8 0 0 ' ..Wheat, per bushel 0 10 0 0 11 0 ?t. 'Maize (advancing) . -0 3 0 i0 3 .6 ? ? Oats (Scotch) ... .... ... ,0 4 0 0 5 0 ; Potatoes (if good) ... ?... 0 4 0 0 6 0 Onions, (dull) per cwt. ... ,,, 0 8 0 ,0 10 0 Hay, per ton ... ... .4 10 0 v6 10 0 Bark.. ... .,. i. -3 3 0 4 4 0 Pigs, per lb. (in .demand) ... 0 P 9 .0 010 Calves... ... ... ,,, 0 12 6 0 15 0 Fowls, per pair... .. ... 0 '4 0' 0 4 3 Pucks .... , ,... v. 0 5 0 0 6 0 ? Geese... ... ... ' ... .0 9 0 0 12 0 ' . Turkeys ... ... . ... 0 14 0 6 15 -.0 Butter, 1st quality, per lb. ...010 013. '? ' Ditto, inferior (unsaleable ) ... .0 0 9 0 0 10 . Cheese (cqlonial) ... . ... 0 0 9 0 1 0 Eggs, per dozen ... ... 0 1 9 0 19 Bacon, per lb. ... ... ... 0 0 9 0 0 11 Hams (in demand) ... ... o 1 0 Oil Lard ? ... .. 0 0 8 0 0 9 ?- (Cabbage-tree, per 100 hands ... 0 12 0 0 14 0 ARMSTBONG AND FULLER, , ^ Commission Agents, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 February 1856
The Steamer Illawarra. -fc-wfjjw FT! HE ABO VEVESSEL will continue to leave -4|y||jfe 1 WOLLONGONG FOR SYDNEY Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, punctually AT ELEVEN O'CLOCK. AND SYDNEY FOR WOLLONGONG, Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, at Nine, a.m. ' 249 CHARLES FAIRS, Agent. The Illawarra to Shellharbour. IVTOTICE is hereby given that, in consequence of very in- ^ * sufficient support given to the ' Illawarra' by the residents in the above district, her trips to that place will, for the present, be discontinued. Seeing also, by advertise ment, that the ' Kiama'' steamer will continue to call-at Shell harbour at an hour move convenient to the settlers; the owners of the ' Illawarra' have less reluctance in withdrawing their vessel from a trade which they first attempted to establish: The ' Illawarra' will call at Shellharbour on FRIDAY morning, the 15th instant, for the last -time. CHARLES FAIRS, Agent, '376 Wollongong. Steam between Kiama and Sydney. THE KIAMA STEAM NAVIGAT...
Sydney News. AUSTRALIAN MUTUAL PROVIDENT SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 February 1856
Jlim AUSTRALIAN MUTUAL PROVIDENT SOCIETY. . The seventh annual general meeting of the Australian Mutual Provident Society was held yesterday afternoon, at the offices of the society, Mori's buildings, Pitt-street, ' to receive and consider the report of the Directors and Auditors on the business of the past year, to elect two directors in plac8 of those retiring in rotation, and to choose three auditors.' Messrs. M. E. Murnin, and A. T. Holroyd, the retiring directors, had given notice, according to the rules of the society, that they intended to offer themselves for re election, and Charles Stafford, Esq., solicitor, a duly qcalified mem ber liftfl f 1,1 so Tinf.ifipi] tlmf- 1-p. was n. nn.nfli.1ntA fni- n ooof n + board. From sixty to seventy members were in attendance, and shortly after three o'clock the chair was taken by Mr. T. Holt, who read the advertisement convening the meeting, and called upon Mr., R. Thompson, the secretary, to read the report. The Secretary read the foll...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 February 1856
' TO our Readers. — Want of space has obliged us to abridge Bome of our correspondents' letters, and to leave out much matter already in type. Me&tjng op EliECTons.^-The adjourned meeting of the electors of East Camden, will be held at Jamberoo, to-morrow. It is of . importance that the electors should attend, in order that they may hear what the respective candidates may have to say, and judge for themselves. Our Exports — per 'Illawarra,' for tho week ending Feb. 9th, were as follows : — 248 kegs butter, 74 bags potatoes, 44 bags wheat, 11 horses, 53 sides leather, cases ditto, 1.1 calves, 19 pigs, 1 cask tallow, 8 bags maize, 3 cases eggs, and sundries.^ -Dissolving^ Views.— 'It is with great pleasure we draw the - attention of our readers to the fact that Mr. C. Knight intends exhibiting his Dissolving Views at Mr. Russel's Hotel, Wollon gong, to-morrow evening, and at Mr. Brown's Hotel, Dapto, on the following evening. We would strongly recommend all per. sons to pay Mr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 February 1856
TO OUR AGENTS. C~YUR AGENTS are requested to make up their accounts and forward the particulars thereof to our office, by the 23rd of this month. Births. At Wollongong, on the 4th instant, Mrs. .Tames Carley, of a son. At her residence, on the 2nd instant, Macquarie Gift, Dapto, Mrs, William Adam Denniss, of a son. Kiama. FOR SALE, BY PRIVATE CONTRACT, IN ONE OR THREE LOTS. THAT ALLOTMENT OF LAND situate in Terragong-street, in the to wriship of Kiama, being No. 3 of section No. 15, having a frontage of 16.5 feet to that street, with a depth of 132 feet. Application to be made to the proprietor, Mr. JOHN BLACK, Jamberoo ; or to Mr. J. CARRUTHERS, Auctioneer, Kiama. Terms, liberal. 309 SEED OATS and CAPE BARLEY on sale, this season's growth. Apply to MESSRS WYATT & BARKER. 340 ? ? ? ? ? ? For Sale by Private Contract. A VERY DESIRABLE FARM, containing 100 acres, situate near Jamberoo, Apply to MB. PETER J. WOOD, 377 Surveyor, &c., Kiama. For 8ale by Private Contract. ...
Illawarra District Intelligence. KIAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 February 1856
Sltaarra District Sutelligetia. KIAMA. * fFKOM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] Revision Court. — A Court for the revision of the Electoral List for this Police District will be held in the Police Office, on Thurs day, the 14th February, at 12 o'clock noon. Non-delivery of the 'Mercury.' — Mr. Allen is highly in dignant that he should be blamed for not delivering copies of the Mercury, which, he is quite positive, were not left at his office by „ the courier. He says, he has frequently noticed a deficiency of several conies in the number left with him for distribution amongst subscribers. Exports. — Our exports by the Kiama, this week were 172 kegs butter, 80 bags wheat, 34 bags potatoes, 40 pigs, 3 calve3, 1 box cheese, 8 boxes eggs, 1 cask and 2 kegs tallow, 6 bundles leather, and sundries. Political Meeting. — The , adjourned meeting of the electors of East Camden takes place, in the' Man of Kent' Inn, Jamberoo, on next Tuesday, at 12 o'clock, noon. If the weather be at all favourable, th...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 11 February 1856
WEEKLY CALENDAR. &nbsp; &nbsp; . ' ? - « g a HIGH WATER AT MONTH. DAY. -2 m ^ WOLLONGONG. . i. .« ' - v-V-H,;: v £ & ® ? ? ? w 01 a „ * MORN. . EVEN. 1 II. M. H. M. II. M. H. M. V Feb. 11 M.. 5 . 33 6 . 56 5 11 . 37 11 . 55 „ 12 T„ 5 . 34 6 . 55 6 ? 0 . 13 ' „ 13 W.. 5 . 35 6 . 54 7 1.26 0 . 38 „ 14 T .. 5 . 36 6 . 53 8 2 . 29 1 . 54 „ 15 F„ 5 . 37 6 . 52 9 3 . 45 3.5 „ 16 S. .. 5 . 38 6 . 51 10 5.1 4 . 25 „ 17 Sun. 5 . 39 6 . 50 11 6 . 10 6 . 43 The Illawarra Mercury, "MEASURES, NOT MEN." &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; MONDAY, FEBRUARY, 11, 1856. &nbsp;