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WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 5 January 1857
Wedsebuay. Leave was grniitod to bring in Bills for tho better Regu lation of Mining Companies, and, to ' establish County Courts, ? ''??'? Tho Houso wont into Committee on the Gold-Fields' Management. Bill — a very lengthy discussion took place, ,not On tho details of tho bill, but' an to the propriety of fixing a gold duty; and imposing a miner's right. Evontu ally ilie clause IhiiiLT llie-amouut of the minor'8 right was niiiiscd ; nf'er ntncudmeilts to reduce it to Is, mid 5s, hud. wen iieunthetl bv lartju majorities. Several other clauses of the bill were-iiiwnssed and a-nonded, particularly those roforiiiKT to i he) lii-enso of trades on the gold-fields. Ulti inately tho Houhu resumed, and t.he committee obtained leave to fOG n,;nin on li'rulny next. Tho rest of tho busi ness on the paper was postponed. Tho House adjourned at a quarter to 1 1 till Friday. ?
ITALY. DISTURBANCE IN THE ROMAN STATES. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 5 January 1857
ITALY. DISTCRBANCF. JN THE ROMAN STATES. A letter of the 7th from Forli, in the Papal Statos, states that on the 5th instuut (Sunday) a. conflict of a somewhat serious nature took place betweau some of tho citizens and tho geudurmerie, at a place called ileldola, about tun miles distant from this city. It appears that two young men, one ot whom wus smoking a pipe, were going by the barracks of the gen durmerie. Theso ordered him to discontinue smoking, but Iw persisted. Somo of the genduimes run out, and followed the young man to a neighboring cafe, where they fell npon'him with repealed blows. Ilia comrade on this told the gendarmes that, while they hud a perfect right tu arrest any one as soon as they found that ho had committed a breach of the regulations or laws, they had no light to maltreat their prisoner. Tlie goinlunnes responded to this with insults and blows. The young man partook, in fact, the- fate of bis companion, and they wuie both arrested together. The young 111^11 ...
THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 5 January 1857
THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. (Fromthe Herald and Empirt.) Tuehiat. Various papers were laid upon tho table Mr. Forster brought in his Electoral Act Amendment Bill, which was read a first time and ordered to bo read a second time on that day fortnight. Mr. I'idiHiiyton moved for certuin returns relative to tho Lochinvar Road. The motion was passed. Tho Deserted Wive's and Children's Bill was passed through committee. Tho adjourned debate on Mr. Parkes1 motion for tho adoption of the Report on the Electric Telegraph was re sumed by Mr. Wo. kos. After somo further debate, the motion was carried. Tho Masters' and Servants' Bill was considered in com mittee. The Sydney Municipal Bill was read a third timo and passed. The other business, excopt of an unimportant nature, was postponed. . The House, voae at a little past 11 o'clock.
SPAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 5 January 1857
SPAIN. A despatch from Madrid, dated October 12th, nays: — 'O'Uoiiiii'll has resigned and with him all his colleagues. The Queen has accepted their resignations. Narvaez is appointed President of the Council, and has already pro vided himself with thirteen associates. The uecouchuient of the. Duche*3 of Montpensier is ex pected iu the beginning of November. Telegraphic despatches trom Madrid to the 9th say that Government considers the Concordat us being in force. Tlie militury conscription was proceeding peaceably over the whole kingdom. Paris, Thursday evening. — Telegraphic advices from Madrid, announce that the deuamortixiienicnl of church property' is suspended, and all sales now pending are un nulle.d. The Concordat is re-established iu full force and vigour, and all ordinances, provisions, and regulations to the contrary re-annulled. The Governors of six provinces havo been dismissed. M. Arguellea is appointed Director Geuerul of the colonies.
FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 5 January 1857
Fkiday. The Hunter Tjtiver Tonnage Duly Postponement Bill nnd tho L.an Bill for 1857, wero read a second time. Tho University Graduates Privilege Bill, and the Time of Prescription Bill, were finally considered iu committee and amended. The Destitute Children's Bill was rend a third time and passed. The other business on tho paper was postponed.
ALGERIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 5 January 1857
ALGERIA. The Monileur of Tuesday publishes two reports from Marshal liuntlon, Governor-Uenerul of Algeria, giving a detailed account ufan attack upon some of the Arab tribes who hud refused snbmissiou lo France. The attack was successfully planned, and eairied out by the division under Uenerul iSeimult, with tho smull lussot one man killed And eight wounded. The loss of the Kubylcs is reported to havo been considerable. In a second attack the Io3s was one killed and twenty six wounded. The Kabyles of the Beni-Bou-Abdou en trenched themselves in their villages, but thd entrench ments were carried at the point of the bayonet. This took place on tho 30th September. The Kabyles having, however, assembled again in lar^e numbers, a second nttuck took place on the 4th of Oitohsr. The village of Heni-Djema was for somo time valiantly defended by the Kabyles, but finally tuken. ' Despite' the difficulties of the position to be carried (says the despatch) and tho vigorotH resistance of the en...
WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 5 January 1857
Wbdsesday. Tho Sydney Municipal Hill was brought up from tlie Assembly, and read a first time. On the House going into committee, on tho Remedies on Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes Facilitation Dill, tho President; proposed two new clauses, and tho con sideration in committee of tho measure was postponed, in order that the new clauses mitrht bo printed. Tho Liverpool and London 1'ire Insurance Bdl was read a second time, and the report of tho committee on tho Destitute Children's Bill was adopted. Mr. Broadhurst asked Mr. K. Deas Thomson whether, with reference to the correspondence laiil upon tho tnble of this House, on the subject of tho Dispaleh of Judicul Business, it be tho intention of the Government to take any btep.s towards tho appointment of an Equity Judge. The question wns answered in tliu negative. Tho House adjourned at ten minutes past five till four t clock on Friday i,cit. '
FOREIGN MEMORANDA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 5 January 1857
1'OUEIGN MEMORANDA. Tho Times' Vienna correspondent writes on tho 12th that the Austrian Government strongly suspects that there is minietliing passing between Franco and llmsia which is kept from Austria and England. More tlun one foreign diplomatist is inclined to believe that, a project for a fuiuro alliance between Napoleon und Alexander has ulreudy been brought forward. Tho Journal de Conttantiuople of tho 10th Oct. an nounces that in a battle taught on tho river Lubn thu Rus sians left, 1G guns and SCO prisoners in the hands of tho Circassians, it is also uuii'innml thai the Iliissiuns h.tve been driven back from tho River Kub.ui, with tho loss of many men und guns. Tho luicdcrlandct announces that the question of the Sound Dues is settled, England and Denmark having come to an agreement. A lottor fiom Moscow, Bourse Guzetts of Berlin says — ' Count de Morny has read to Prince Gortscliaki.tr Count Watawski's dispatch in reply to tho Russian cir cular, in which Count Walewski p...
AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 5 January 1857
AMERICA. Advices from New York, by tho Asia, are to the 1st of October. In a speech delivered at Richmond, Mr. Wise, Governor ot Virginia, indulged in tho mo«t impious and violent language towards the Northeni party, stigmatising thorn as ' deadly enemies to their country, dastards', demons ; guilty ot the sm ot Cum, the worst ot madmen, fratricides,' ttc. Some alarm continued to exist at New York, consequent upon the proximity of yellow fever. The Board ot Underwriters of New York have issued a decree, to the effect that the ' limit of grain,' on and after tho 1st instant, on board any vessel for tke winter months will be fixed at three- fourths her registered ton tin e, much to the chagrin of shipowners and agents This movement, which was originated with the view of greater safety to grain -laden ships, will, it is very generally believed cause such an advance in tho rates of freight, us will compensate for the restrictions of the Board of Underwriters. This edict is considered bv...
SHOALHAVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 5 January 1857
SHOALHAVEN. [from oue own correspondent.] The Weather and the Cuors. — Tho wet hero has set in iu earnest, and, I fear, will do severe injury to the crops. A great quantity of wheat must b« lying in the fields, and consequently must suffer from the weather, l'-hich at. present, threatens to be followed up by a Hood, (be aapect. being still vury threatening and quito dis heartening to the agricultural. Uraiowoud and Siioaliiavbn Koad. — I notice in your last issue sumo correspondence from the Herald's corros ]H)iuleat hero regarding tliu liraidwood road, and our representative's neglect in not applying for a sum of money to put it in an efficient state ot repair. Tho roud between hero anil Jiraidwood, is certainly in some parts very impracticable, owing to its being traversed for so many years without imuer^oing any repairs, and 1 cer tainly think the Government ought to pause ero so many additional thousands are expended on tho Clyde roaJ, aud have a proper survey of the Shoaihavcn ...
European. FIFTEEN DAYS' LATER INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 5 January 1857
:' . — ? (BurnptniL FIFTEEN DAYS' LATER INTELLIGENCE. Bv the arrival of the Oneida, we have fifteen days' later news from Engl.r.d. We make the following extracts, containing the moat important items, from the Argus ;— THE AFFAIRS OF NAPLES. tv,« ^ritinal atiito of affairs between England ond France and Naploa, is the most exciting and important topic of the late news, and in reforonco to it, wo collect the following : — The answer of the Neapolitan Government to the lust note presented by Baron Brewer in expected in Paris from one moment to another. It is not anticipated that it will be satisfactory. Ah coon as it is received the Mow teur will publish an article on the Neapolitan question, civing, it is said, full information,— at least us full infor mation as it is the practice of iho Government to do. Tho recall of M. Brenier is considered certain. It is be lieved that tho Government will be glad to get out of tba affair an soon, and of course as well, its possible, _aud that a v...
Original Poetry. NEW YEAR'S DAY IN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 5 January 1857
(ftriginnl |fetrtj. NSW YJSAIVS DAY IN AUSTBALU. BI o. 0. X. Tb' old year '« tcono, »nu with It may gach 6orrow rind ft gravo, uor trouble huarta so truo ; ? May the nan -liluo brinUter every morrow, J-.liwfli.ic the morn Unit ushers in ihu ucw. Cheer, boyn, chtor, lyu'vo mot In iiocml iglnaneM , (.'beer, boys.uneer, our happy incctlui; «:.eer ; Chin.?. bov«. chcur. loivut nil euiiM) of siulm-M, HauK dull cure, let's bo luurry once u yenr I Th« New Year's come, the buii of su-nmur shtnoth, Audli-Mln lilooius,neVrcliill.-a by wiutur's blast, PruilK and flowers Nuturu'a jinili ri-jolceth, GWlnKJoyl0U1umou1o,/(Uif:Lhup,.t.cUcerj&Ci Jllxed !« thu lifu of Rll of woman lorn Biulle to-luy, to-morrow fowu'Jawny: Such in life, no ro»u without n thorn : iiever miml, be happy whilu you may ! Cheer, boyB, uneor, «o.
FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 5 January 1857
FRANCE. Tha special correspondent of tho Liverpool Daily Telegraph writes from Paris on the IClh of October : — Although eome of the facts which I am about to state have already appeared in your columns. I think it right to recapitulate them, in oider that your readers may properly appreeiutu iho extraordinary stute of Paris at the present moment, iviien me emperur returned trom Biarritz the discontent and irritation of tho working clauses with the enormous increase of rents hail risun to its height. Quarter-day (that is the Sth of October for very small lodgings, and the 15l1i for nil oth rsj was rapidly approaching ; und thousands ol poor families, wbo had received notice to quit from rupncioti3 landlords, had been wandering about, from street to street in vain search for new places whero to hide their heads. The most angry und exciting discussions took place in tiie ateliers ; and, at last, a cortaiu number of tho most desperate agreed to go in a deputation to .St. Clmid. They we...
(From the Times' Correspondent.) Naples, October 13. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 5 January 1857
(From the Times' Corrcvondent.) Naples, Ootober 13. T can perceive that attempts are being made to divert public attention from tho main question at issue here, first bv reports that a. new Administration is uboitt to be formed, and, secondly, that many prisoners had been liberated. As regard's tho first statement after strict i.nnnirv. T believe that Prince Sutriunu (Filanyieri) has , not been sent for, and that ceriHinly would refuse office were it offered to him, at all events 'in the present state of things No sagacious or independent-minded man will ierve the King us the adorato cd essoluto Padrone.^ As regards the second statement, that many political prisoners have been liberated, it i« undoubtedly true, especially as regards those who were sw,-pt off and de tained l-v a simple order of the police. Upon this tact, too, a portion of tho French and. Germun press have built up a defence of the King of Naples, forgetful, as it ap pears to me, that the more they multiply such proo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 5 January 1857
Steam Communication with Sydney. ^gp rpi-IE PUBLIC of these distucta are re AtyfiPak ??- spectfuily informcil tlin the steiimjinc ^laiStia,. lfpts, ' Xom Creina,' ' Kinnm, ' ami ^fei=i-5.!2§5 'lllairurm,' will liereaftpr pl- between Ssdiipy und thu ports ot Wollongong, KiuiUu, uud Shoal haven, as follows . — Bet»een \Yollonp;on'; and Sjdnov. From SYDNEY, eveiy MONDAY, TUESDAY, and FRIDAY n!s;ht, ut 11 o'clock, mid on Til U USD AY nnd SATUHUAY mornings at 9 o'clock, Eiom W0LL0NGOXG, every MONDAY, WEDNES DAY, THURSDAY, and FRIDAY, at 2 p m. Fares : — - Cabin ? 12s. 6d. Return Tickets ? 20d. - Steoiugo ,i 1 ? 7s. Gd. Between Kinina and Sjdney. From SYDNEY, every MONDAY, TUESDAY, and Fill DAY nights at U o'clock, und every THDKS DAY morning, at 9 o'clock. From TCI AM A, e\eiy MONDAY, 'WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, and TlllDAY, at 11 a.m. ? Fahes . — , Cabin ? 15s. ?Return Tickets ? ; 25s. Steei ige ? * .. 10s. ' Between Shoiilhaven ami Sydney. From SYDNEY, every MONDAY, TUESDAY, and FJV1 DA Y ni...
KIAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 5 January 1857
' ? .' :r-: ^v 'KIAMA. ? ' . . [fiiom oub.own cokkuspondknt.] Inqdkst —On last Monday, an inquest ^ras- held by Dr. Mi'ii/.ies, the Coroner, touching tho death of the '?an Crawford. Tho result of the enquiry .was, that the death of tho deceased was caused by tho injury ho ro coived when quarrelling on tho afternoon of Christmas Day with Kelly and Armstrong. L)r. Falder, who made n. post mortem examination ot the body, discovered a rupture of the urinary vessel, and deposed thnt this was the causo cf death. The Dr. was of opinion that an injury of the kind coul.l bo very easily c.uisid when the bladder is distended with urine'. Tho deceased, imme diately before his death, depoi-ed that, when ho was thrown down, Kelly leaped on him and kicked him ; but nono of tho on-loukers saw Keliy do so.' They, Iwwevur, observed Armstrong full on tho lop of' deceased with siiflicieiit force to catiso tho fatal rupture. The Coioner has committed Armstrong uud Kelly to bu tried for manslaughter. Wea...
The Illawarra District. SHELLHARBOR. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 5 January 1857
€\)i Sltanro District SliELLHARHOll. .; Steam ?Communication— Tho 'Illawarra' arrived here yesterday, at 7, a.m., and remained till ten1; but as the settlers did not receive timely notice, she procured very little 'freight.' It, however, appears from the adver tisement of tho new company, that, by ' By particuliir desire' a steam .packet will visit us every Monday at tho same hour, lrtit intiniuting that they will not he account able for avy damage thnt may be occasioned by weather in the eoiiv'oynnco of produce from the beuirh to the vessel, a reserve which will prevent many from supporting her, and it is also indispensable that secure moorings bo laid down. ' A Subscriber's' prophecy in your issue of tho 8th instant, that the amalgamation of the two rival com panies iroiild lead to an ndviiiico of fines um] freights has been ill ready partially verified, and ' A- Burnt Child' need not have been so severe in the following weeks paper where lie charges ' Subscriber' with unreasonabl...
Sydney Prices Current. (Compiled from the Herald and Empire.) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 5 January 1857
iqtamj T^mm Cnrrttt (Compiled from the Herald and Umpire,) Ales— Englfeli, per hhd .. .. 8 .5 0 to 0 0 0- Byass's, per dozen .. .. O io 3 0 0 8 Alaop'a, ditto ? 0 80 080 Arrowroot, per lb ? 0 10 010 Ditto, Manilla ? 005 00 0 Bacon, per lb, ........ 007 008 Bags, 3 bushel, per doi ? 0 10 0 0 1G 4 Gunnies heavy, per dozen.. 0 7 6 0 8 0 ?Bark, per tou ? 8 0 0 10 0 ft Beeswax, .per lb ? 007 00»- Blucstoue, ditto ? 0 0 5 0 0 7 Brcid, per loaf of 2 lb ? 0 0 S 0 0 0 Bricks, English, per 1000 ..460 4 10 0 Butter — Fresh, per lb ? 0 0 6 0 0 8- lrish, ditto .. ...... 007 000 Cork Hose, ditto .. .. 0 0 0 0 0 10-. American, ditto ? 0 0 C 0 0 8-, Dutch, ditto ? 0 0 9 0 0 19 Bottled Fruits, quartz, per dot.. 0 10 S 0 11 o Caudles — Sperm, jier lb ., ..016 0 1 9-. Belinout, ditto ? Oil 0 1 3 Moulds, ditto ? 0 0 6J 0 0 0 Cement — K-oman, por barrel .. 0 IS 0 0 0 0- Portland, ditto ? 110 12 0 Cheese— English, por lb. .. ..Oil 01 2-, Colonial, ditto ? 007 00 8-. Cbodilar, ditto ? 010 Oil. Dutch, ditt...