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TOBACCO. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 21 July 1864

TOIACCO. Term, l'cstelrs Elxamisnes Says:--Tobacco would be cultivated by many if thoy kll?w what to do with it wheln it is grown, aInd wliie all admit the iuiportanc" of introdun cing a plant that so richly rep'says the time and libour expended upon it, fs; care to: face thie greatly magnified trouble of its productio. Wlicn it can be proved by aphin figurcs that tie ieturn gcatly excceds tVe expenditure many may be induced to give it a trial. It is true that tobacco.needs imch and coinstant care, sand it is also true that no other known plant is more worthy of it. In the raw state of the leaf, simply dried, it is worth at the least one shilling a pound;n and one plant will give many pounds weight cf leaf. Some of thile chbicest varieties have boon groeyn well and luxuriantly ; but.from a want of know lcdge as to the proper treatment of.the leaf am large quantity of' valuable property is an nually tllrown away or spoilt in experi menuts. A snample of tobacco grosrn by M"r. Ambrose ...

Publication Title: Kiama Independent, And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
ADVOCATES FOR PEACE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 21 July 1864

* ADVOCATES FOR PEACE. Tlho"1'ess of Canterbury, urges the duty of omli'acing the opportunity ofcredo by t?h conlquostof Tauranga to make poaco in tlhese words:--"It' no oflfots ar6 mhde to msko. peaco at this juncture, thoso who fool as we do on this subject will havo but o0i resource left, and this is, to appcal to the groat hortb of, the pedplo of En?ahnd, and so by an agitation whlichiit wo ld be miost easy?to create, and most difllicult to resist to oimpel thlo Britislh Governmoilit,in obcdiotice to'the public voiceb, to' withdriw British troops from a war of oppressionaad. aggradisoment."

Publication Title: Kiama Independent, And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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(From the Wanganui Chronicle, June 29.) [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 21 July 1864

(Fronm he TVidganul Okhreoni~le,Jdunhe29.) CATArx LLa'o)'s REAmD.--OI; "rehders will be ghlidto learn that Captain Lloyd's head has at last been recovered. ' Mr. C. B3roughton of this plaoce, having learned that it was at *a pa on the W~Taitotr.ra, and being promised the assistanco of two Wai totara natieos. :without whose' aid he says he couild not have gainied his 'object, went to:'Waitotiara on Satunday last, And having taken up his quarters at a frieidly native's pa about 'two iniles and.a half from Peri kama, the pa where To Ua was with the head, he. sent a messenger requesting; an interview with To Us, who accompanied by Iapurona, of Waitara and some of the leading Taranakli and Ngatiruanunichietfs, with a following of nearly 109 men, made' their appearance next morning about day light. They entered the pa from both: ends armed to the teeth; and while the others sant dowsfor a korero, aboeit.thirty five remained standing as if on goard. To Us theft asked Mr. ]3roughton Wtisht ...

Publication Title: Kiama Independent, And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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ORIGINAL POETRY. SONG OF THE GOLD-SEEKER. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 21 July 1864

o.m -, n , oIht 'foool wio ooo.om ? t o .ny , ;..-'" When I wiander away with my pick Ihrotght the tlll""' Wherr thoe wild blor l'ts'ouringfig iiotes loikc the ielfT.; oo tyrant is ther to conmmnd mo with threats, , Aondily wiLl is my law, Miioly heiirt neror fretso;, Were itonirlti tihoir lt i ofts ittclver nodgoldl . : I slno os I work'tho' mafortuno befallt : Who .k;nows? It ny chanoo for the best after all; , . . .. "... . .. . .. . . .. v .s.r.. An to world loon othongd mony toooo. . l 'n toll, TioR ttho lot tnyor of oert on totohi cold rook boo foil. Thoeno whysoulordp I oro pioy o iortoouo tion 1 'To is ptol ofthoe lobe for to lt h dnod roll oI ntoon. m ·noelatus. yolnorrlLt~t Rl;.n11 ·.

Publication Title: Kiama Independent, And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 21 July 1864

.. I .... . .:.U It AN 0E. .1' Ollic, .cornei: of Pitt and H{unter strctsSo ited f of Council, 18 Vic., 1855: SYDNEY INSURIIANCE COMPANY. Capital ..i.....0.. - £250,0(3 . ,DIRECTORS :_ ·4~ T. 0. BREI'L'T, Q;. C0maR,:AN' JOHN FAIRFAX. EsQ: D uTYlru r i-i?Oa?r i : MI. E. tURNiNsgsoj . ? .. THIIOMAS. HOLT, Es.,: I.L.A. ; J. F. JOSEPIIHSON, "EsQ; RICIHARD JONESI'Es : - Surveyor-JAMES lUME, Eso. Sec?etary-\MR .;JOSEPH DYRI. The Sydney, Insurance, Copay issues. policies for protriogaisJc suins raningfronfI £0 p00,tiQ?l(k600 The sub; scrioed capit i. " 25f,00fvith uulimnited liability o t'a a .dw lthy colonial proprietary. rE isurance range from 3s per n. to s 0d pe?i cent., for bri?k or ito dwellings, iind finom 4Ls lid to 12s id per t. for' Iick or stone shops, stores, and 1,?tcs o'f busincss. WTooden buildings aure ail ed spialnratcs. Losses promptly sot Id. l?.) has becn paid by Ibis Uo ti Y[ 1j lodscs)wsitin tho past eight, yoar. im- nots, from fires in dwellings or hops, are recognis...

Publication Title: Kiama Independent, And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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TONNAGE DUES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 21 July 1864

TONnAG Dro.s,--Instruclions havie been. received liby Mr. Hildebraud; the Sub-Col lector of Customs forth:c Port of Wrollon gong, to collect the tonnage cdues imposed by the Act of Council, 25thViictoria, No. o. This Act, known is tile " Wollongong Tonnmgo Act of 1S61" was suspended for twcle moUnths in August, 1803, owing to the 1{arbor not being completed, but tihe twelve mcnltis having now cxpired tihe pre scent Government Ihavd gien instructions to collect tihe dues. Tlihe rates imposed are sixpienc per ton regi~toi', but no demand slhaltl be made on sailing vessels for four months succeeding such payluent, or for two months after such payment by steam ers. In othir words, 'steamners regularly tiading to the4port ~ill.bo comipelled to iiake six p ayments every year iandl sailing vessels threc pimenuts.a year. ,As the iharbor improvesp ents are far fi;om' cmipleto and thie. shiippii1 ; fiib iltis .if.i ihniythling, orsoe tlhan bicfsr athe inmprosemenets were coimmenced; we lookbl...

Publication Title: Kiama Independent, And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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THE LATE LORD MACAULAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 21 July 1864

. THE LATE LORD IAOAuLAY..:': - (From sthe Saturdayij eviewo.) THERE may pbssibly hbe amonigst uss men of :greater lorning, than Lord Macaullay, tlidugh they must be very fewr. ' We may e'vdn hare writers whose technical literhry skill is superior to his. VWe.hai e certainly deeper thinkers,.but no man is loft amonast us'who 'has shown in so many ways the geineral poaer and fire which pervaded his whole iiature. There are asmongst us no doubt, miracles of versatility. .VYe have 'statesmeii who pique themselves on literary ability, and men of letters who spetik with considerablo confidence on polities; but there is a wide 'difference between the cleverness which does a idimber of things well whichl have no connection with each otliher, and the force and greatness of mind which displays itself with equal rigour in kindred, though separate' pursuits; The one shows nothingn moro than the pliability and doexterit, of tie mind' which possesses it, and it is not unfrequently associated wit...

Publication Title: Kiama Independent, And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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GARDINER, HOSIE, AND PEISLEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 21 July 1864

GARDINERII, IOSIE, AND PEISLEY. TIrE Sydney correspondent of the Jathuarst Times says: SThe most strenuous efforts were made to induce the witnesses against Gardiner to perjure themselves. A~'wok bcfore he was to be put upon his trial for tile robbery of Mfessrs. 1lorsington and -Heivitt, the former gentleman was offered throe hundred pounds to be nonwest whenthe case should be called on. This offer was indignantly declined by Horsing .ton with tihe assmuanucethalt threoe thousand pounds-much less three hundred-would not induce him to fristrate the ends of justice.. Not satisfied with the failure in their first attempt, the same 'admirers of the martyr-bushranger made another, bffort. The day before the assizes'commenced the~y came again: ' If you are afraid to make yourself scarce, you shall liave a hundred pounds to say you cannot swear\vhdthdr the prisoner is tle man who robbed you or not.' This proposition Was as indignantly met as tihe former bne, and thle only thing to be regr...

Publication Title: Kiama Independent, And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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BUSHRANGING. BEN HALL AND HIS MATES AGAIN ! [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 21 July 1864

BUSHRANGING. JEl HALL AND IS MATES AGAhIIl L?ST Thursday afternoon, after robbing the Carcoar and Cowra coaches, Hall and his party proceeded to the Halfway House, where they drank some pbrt wine, and hsked the landlord what money he had in the houseo; the landlord replied that he had a few shillbings only. Ot golng to the place pointed out as' the s ot where the money. was kept, Ihall, ndt satisfied with what he had fouid, continued tb. sbearch for more until he had discovered about £30, which liad ,beoahidden by the landloid; tlii?i lio at once appioriatied. Whiloetlhly woero at the house a young mannaimed Davis rode up to the door and fastefiid hit horse to the fence, the old iman, IHall's mate, "went to him, anid to Iis sstonishmeit.asked him if he had any money about himi:- Davis re plied, that hlie had a little, arid was at one, ordered to "fork'it out,'nl did ho handed hint about d3. Davis, ndt lknowing the piarty, said to the old mani," w'here is Ben H-all nov p" White, as t...

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NEW ZEALAND. TARANAKI. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 21 July 1864

NEW ZEALAND. TAlRANAKLI. FnoM the TarianakiHeraldl; of June 18, we extract tho.followind:-- :. :- .:... TmI TABNAKIn .?aTIVEs.--Oia. Friday afternoon,"last weeook, two natives were seen coming along tli Oakura beachli intho di rection of thie redoubt,.and Ias tlieir inten-: tion appeared to be poneieble, Ensign No;' ]and and dismall "part9 were sent doiwn:to meet' them wilth a fng of truce. They prbved! to be To 'Fira and his wife, come over from the Taranali natives to give tlemselves up. He reports tlint'the 'Tara nakis are back from Mataitawa and have been busy lately in moving furtlher soutlh. They (ro now establishing, at (or near), Keltkown, a place inland of Warea. To Iira ha.bhadl a runanga held on him lately, for letting Komieono's wife ecpcape, and being moreover accused of generallukewarmness in' the cause of the kin, he decided on coming. over. We hear. thit anmong the Toranaki na tives killed'at Sentry Hill, waRs Icaka Te Aka; one ofth n murderers of the poorbdys at Omi...

Publication Title: Kiama Independent, And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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PERMANENT FUND FOR THE RELIEF OF THE SUFFERERS BY THE FLOODS. (To the Editor of the Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 21 July 1864

PER~tANERNT FUND -FOR ITHE RhELIEF' OF .'THE SUFFERERS BY TlHE : FLOODS.. (To the Editor of the lerald.) Sia,--Willyou allow a space in the columns of your valuable paper to retfer to a letter which appeared mn issue of the Herald, sigued Y . W.R., relative to a piermsacnt fund for the relief ofa:suffrers by the floods. I need scarcely say that the scnti ineuts expressed in that letter entirely lhar monise with my own, and the vicews which the writer seqms to take exactly correspond to the opinion which I:liave for some time maintained. That permanent provision should be made for thelo poor industrioits settlers upon whom-so, muck mlisery and destitution are entailed by the occurrence of those periodical inundations to which many alluvial parts of: this colony are liable,; is obvious, but how to devise a plan with the view to securoethis provision is not so obvious; yet I:,m under the con ,iction that it is not impracticable. If the plan suggested by " Y. W. c." could be carried out...

Publication Title: Kiama Independent, And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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TO THE EDITOR OF THE KIAMA INDEPENDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 21 July 1864

TO Tll EDITOIL OF: TIIE KIAA INDEPENDENT. Sim,-In yor. last publlcation I observed a commo ication fromli the Chairman 'bof tle Flood -Rolief Comoinittccee, denoying thie exist onco of dissatisfiaction ait tihe mannner tlhe funLds placed in the hands of Ithnt body have boon dlistributed, and inreply Ibhog. to statt a few facts, and if I znamnot fiiIy born'oout in them, I will minakeo npilipldgy. Iii thie first planeo -at tle monotinsl atrn.o statomclit was .mad? that suine rlidfi yvon at: thel first distributioni was spent in drlin1. 2nd. The Clhairmans of tile meeting hold,in the court-hlouse has said tlhat he had left thl cdmmittoo in disgust at thloirs procoodingo-"-?'.Thirdly, ith following are a few of thIe rcipioits of relief:i o . ' A sawyvor in good lheilthl young witlh a wife, anid two hlildin, ihaviig niotliog to lose.' A labouring ma'on:wifl ald lchildren,' twoe strong liads, at work, hadl nothing.to loso; A stout young. man, wife, and tlhree or four clhildron,· thie man ...

Publication Title: Kiama Independent, And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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TO THE EDITOR OF THE KIAMA INDEPENDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 21 July 1864

TO TIlE EDITOII OF TI1E KC[AML. INDEPEDONT'P. Sro,-I'undorstanld tlit tile Magistrates have agrced with various persons to execullte cortain works oil the roads of the district, such work to be paid for out of tlho 0210 which the Governoellt hod placed at tile disposal of tihe .Bench. I mlust say I was rtIlcr suir'prised to hear of the business liav'ia been settled like this on the quiet. I don t mean to say but the Magistrates acted for tlhe best in wlhat they did; but it seems to me that the best way, aud surest to nmakC the most of tile monuey, and got thile greatest quantity of work dolne, would hlve boeen to ilvite tenders for the various jobs, as thle Corporation used to do. But ioany of tile Mhagistrates, we know, were "no friends of the municipality," and, thorofore, Isupposo, want to do-overythiwL in a dilffrellt waly fIo what thile Counil did. luit, as tile miingistrates are, or think tlemsclves, a stop or two above Municipal Councillors, anlld as they coqldcscend to beo s...

Publication Title: Kiama Independent, And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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AMERICA. PROGRESS OF THE CIVIL WAR. AWFUL FIGHTING IN VIRGINIA. FEARFUL SLAUGHTER. New York, May 10, Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 21 July 1864

,AMERIOA. PRIOGRESS OF TrIE CIVIL WnAR. AWFlUL FIGII'ING IN VIRGINIA. FEARFUL S AUGIITEl " S New York, May 10, Evening. The military news is not considered dcci sise, lt~it is genrally' intrprttoei d ' tlb6h&' publie as favorable to Grant. General Grant foulght two severe battles in Wilderncess onl the 5th and 6th, but no olicial reports have as yet been published. Secretary Stanton hIas issued a bulletin, s~tating that tile geeioral results might, be considered as a su-cess to tile Federal nLrms. The fighting on the 6th was the most des perate that ihas booen known in modern titnes. A largo number of 'lirisoners' heavo been both lost and captured. Ncearly the whlole of tlhe 7th Penslyvania Regiment wans taken. GenralTd Wadsworth has beent killed. After the battle of the 6th, General Leo commenced a retreat during tlhe niight by the direct railroad, and on the 7th General Grant commenced the pursuit. Generail Hancock ipassed lthrough Spottsylvania Court-lhouse on the 8th, an...

Publication Title: Kiama Independent, And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
ADDITIONAL ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 21 July 1864

ADDITIONAL ENGLISH NEWS. (From the Herald.) SnonTLY after midnight, on Saturday, the P. had O. Co.'s steamer Madras dropped anchor in Port Jackson. (From our Oily orrcespoondent.) London, Saturday, May 7. The question of the two steam rams built by' Messrs. Laird and Co. for the Colifederate Government of America was brought before Parliament last week by the Earl of Derby, when Earl Russell said thliat Messrs. Laird had done their utmost to embroil the dountry in warwith the Fo-' deral States, and that but for tlhe vigilnac of the Government, they would havo e cdcil. : Saturday, May;,14 SThe result of the delibratiois of thlo London Conference so far lhas boeli tlhat it suspension of arms for one month from the 12th instant lhas been iigreed to, on con dition, however, that Denmark raises tlao blockade of the Go~man ports. Austria and Priussia made this an extra stipulation and Ilaso my doubts as to their integriity of policy. Denmark preferred a suspon sion of arms to an armistice...

Publication Title: Kiama Independent, And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 21 July 1864

OEiNTRAL ORI lTEINAI COURT. (8Alridg~ d from !,,h Herold.) (I.eforca r Juitice Wiis. PIIRAUDULENT MISA PPIOPieRITION. Frederick Williamn ? Perry was indicted for that, on the 17th Maroeht1855, at Syd ney, ho w?as Aippointed ollicial assince aind trustco'ln the Isolhent estate of Malcolm M.'Doaald, and that, in thait -capacity, ]he, on the 18th November, 1859, received and iossessscd himsebl of e0 £3982s 2t belonging to the estate, and that heo unlawfiully and fiiraudulently misaupplropriatt £12 10s 2u, poortion of the said money.. ' Defendant pleaded not gailty, and-was defended by. Mir. Isaacs and M.r. dil ford. Aftor tihe evidence had been heard' rud the Attorney-General hadriieplied his Honor iu'summing up, very ludiidly stated tihe point for consideration bf.. the jury, and concluded by askling the jury tosay, first, wvhetler the prisoner was gultyof nisap sropriating any otheor portin the sumnof' Ib1i3 18s ird and lastly, whetheor the pro ceedings against Fox and anotlethebr ha...

Publication Title: Kiama Independent, And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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WEEKLY SUMMARY OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 21 July 1864

WEE?hKILY SUSTATRI Y OF NEWS. Tmi' Qieblcslhcnd Times contains the fol-. lowing reinarks'in rcfer'ence toYamahanto, lthe Cotton 'lhiitation of Mr. George' Chal linoer, which, 'it states, is entitled to ranuk among tie lions of Ipswich. It is distant about three miles from town, a little off tihe Wrarwick road,. and lthd$ quantity of land now unider cotton crop is 34 acres. As we strolled through. tihe plantation, meeting here and there the prcetty rose-faced maideu with hier bag of cotton slung at her waist, iher busy fingers rapidly adding to tihe store, wlcile tlc inevitable crinolice, it must; bs admitted, increasetd lier labours rather than Iher grace; ancd as we behold acre upon acre bursting out with snowy podls, it was almost impossible to ieclieri ticat less than twelve months ago the ground on whici we stood hid icot been touchecd by the lhand of .mann' Such, however, is tihe case, fbr Mr. Challilor only commnced ploughing in October, and hie has been picking nowr for two m...

Publication Title: Kiama Independent, And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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FALLING-OFF IN THE REVENUE. (From the Empire.) [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 28 July 1864

FALLING-OFF IN -TI1111 REVENUE. (From the Empire.) Tin: falling-off in the revenile for the last quarter as compared with the correspond ing quarter of the previous year, amounts to £113,466, or more than .25 per cent., as will be seen by the following ligures: Tot:il revenue proper for the quarter ended June 30, 1863 ............ ... £150,978 6 2 Ditto for quarter ended Jine 30, 18641.............. 337,115 15 6 Net duecreas last quarter.... £1183,46 10 0 This is we believe, the greatest falling off ever recorded in our revenue returns-the deficiency being equal to more than one-. third of the amount of the total receipts for the quarter. The heads .under which the deficieney has principally arisen, are:- Customs .................. £93,859 5' 4 Spirits distilled............ . 21.315 16 10 Gold duty, fees, &.1.......... : 2,303 1 7 Land sales .............. 8.... 6,83 14 11 Publicanis' licenises ........ 1,61. 2 2 Finlus and folrfitures ...... 52.. 18 8 Wlhar'ves and bridges ...

Publication Title: Kiama Independent, And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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BREAD FOR THE PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 28 July 1864

lRElAD FOR TIIE-'.PirOPLE.-?ALL IN| ov.u-The gencralpub lie will rejoice to rn that the fill in flour has already com enced, and IL reference to Messrs. 'Thorn n, Smith, and'Firth's prices current will ow that the price .of fine flouir has, with public spirit that does them great credit, -n lowei'edto .24 per ton, and that of conds to £20 per ton. On Monday, then, farthest the public may look to the, kers of this city for a proportionate fall the price of brad. A large slipment of oar arrived yesterday in the 'brig Ph!illis, ut it will, we believe, be translhipped and r.varded to Sydney per Constance. It rwdes little difference, iowever, to which of the Australian colonies floir is sent, the "rices in all reach nearly the one level. We orn, however, that tile Douglas barque, +;-0 tons, was laid on at Adelaide, on the ]lSth uiltimo, and loading .with flour for llis: iud tllat the price :of flour in .Alchnd l atthat.tht date was £26 to £28 cr to"ll Talting into consideratilo tihe rice...

Publication Title: Kiama Independent, And Shoalhaven Advertiser, The
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WEEKLY SUMMARY OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 28 July 1864

WEEKLY SUMMARY O1F NEWS. LATE SowINo.--On the subjects of lateo owing and carefll husbandry, a correspon out of thie Goulbnrn Argub, who signs. imself " Working Man," writes as follows: -"Observing that several have raised a ry that it is too late to sow wheat with a casonablo hope of a fair crop, allow me a mall space to give publicity to what I did tyself in the year 1840 about twenty miles onm Goulburn, and the result. That year had three acres and a half sown on the Oth of August; the land lihad never beel loughed before, and it was but middling oil ; at the time of sowing it was very dry, o that it was hard work to covero the seed y harrowing it. Mly seed the night before ras mixed well with urine, lime, and blue tone, and in the morning before sowing it itas well stirred up.. But I did not, as too tany now do, leave it to chance itself, . r he first rain that came I made two or thr7 lod-mtiuls, and myself and boys went over tall, and covered tlhe seed well by break. ng all the...

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