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BERRIMA DISTRICT COURT. MONDAY, 20th AUGUST. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 1 September 1860
BERRIMA DISTRICT COURT. (rnooM TIE F.irIRE.) MIoNDAY, 20th AUGUST. BEFOUE Henry Cary, Esq., Judge. BRAND V. WARD. In this case an order was made at Camden on the 14th instant that Judgment should be entered for the defendant, but that execution should not issue for one month to enable the plaintiff to satisfy the Judge by affidavit of the reason for his non-appearance on that day, such all;davit to he filed by the Registrar at Camden, and by him forwarded to the Judge, and a copy sent to the defendant. On this day, at the rising of the court, the Judge addressing Mr. Meymott, -said that he had received an affidavit from the plaintiff, accompanied by a medical certificate that Brand was ill, and stating that, as the Berrima river was up, lihe thought the Bargo river must be so too, and he was afraid to encounter the journey. Mr. MIeymott submitted that his Honor had no jurisdiction at Berrinma either to receive the affidavit, or to make any order in the case. The affidavit was to be ...
DEPARTURE OF THE EXPLORING EXPEDITION. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 1 September 1860
DEPARTURE OF TIIE EXPLORIaO EXPEDITION. t - InorO TC ELSOBOeRSE ARGUS.) Tum Royal Park presented a scene of unwonted bustle on the 20th August. Long before noon, hundreds of persons flocked thither, and, as the day advanced, the assemblage gradually increased until it numbered several thousands. The usual quiet umbrageous retreat was consequently all animation. The cause of the gathering was the departure of the exploring expedition, an event which,-as might naturally be expected, a large portion of the Melbourne public would not allow to.occur without taking the opportunity of wish ing the pItay "God speed" on their way. Near the wooden houses which have afforded :accommodation for .the camels for some weeks past were pitchcd about a dozen small tents, com posed ofstout -canvas, lined with green baize. 'These are for the accommodation of the officers :and associates of'theexpedition, and can be easily pitcltedannad tiruo. Near them were larger 'ents, containing stores and equine ap...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 1 September 1860
BIRTH. At Wandama, on 29th August, Mrs. Cameron, of a son At her residence, Willow Cottage, Kiama, on the 22nd August, Mrs. G. K. Waldron, of a daughter. DIED. At Springbank, Shoalhaven, on Saturday, 25th August, the beloved wife of Alexander McKenzie, aged 36 years.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 September 1860
RIFLE. THE lovers of this manly exercise nrq requested to MEET at Adams' Steam Packet Hotel, on FRIDAY, the 7th instant, at 2 o'clock, for the pur pose of forming a RIFLE CLUB. All, who are favorable to the above are requested to attend. ANTED, a FEMALE GENERAL SER. VANT, with good references, Apply to MRS. A. COOK, Terralong-street, Kiama. Kiama, September 4, 1860. Have You Seen the Renowned Fire King? IF not, go and see him on THURSDAY EVE NING NEXT, at the Steam Packet Inn, Kiama. His performances have been pronounced astonishing by thousands of spectators. Come and taste his Wonderful PUDDING 1 and see his Magic EGG BAG Il-Come with your senses wide awake, and ho will be sure to deceive you ! l Performance to commence at half-past 7 o'clock. Price of admission, ls. Johnson, Wood, and Co. EG to inform the Ladies of Sydney' and its - vicinity, that they have purchased: from Mr. G. W. Preston, who is retiring from business, the ENTIRE STOCK of CAVENDISH HOUSE, and hope that by care...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 September 1860
iNGLISH EXTRACTS. AN UNFORTUNATE Ilo0tsE.-Palmer's well known horse (named if we remember rightly, Gemma do Vergi) seems to have possessed an unfortunate fatdlity for all connected with ii. It helped to be the death of poor Cook; Lord Waterford, who bought it when Palmer was ex ecuted, was soon after killed ivhile out hunting. The auctioneer, Tuoner, of Kiloollen, who sold his lordship's stud died suddenly the day after he ksnocked down the horse; and a gentleman of the Queen's County, Ir'e.ltd, who on that oc casion purchased Gemma, went mad in twenty four hours after he became the possessor of the animal.-Glasgow Sentinel. CRINOL~sNc.-A rather amusing incident took place at Bowness Church. A young gentleman took his place at the commencement of the ser vice, and put his hat under the seat beside him, and shortly afterwards two.preposseising ladies sat next him. At the conclusion of the service the ladies left the church first, and after they had departed the gentleman stooped in s...
COLONIAL EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 September 1860
COL ONIAL EXTRAC l'S. A despatch has been received, in Victoria, from the Secretary of State for the colonies, convey ingthe thanks of the Imperial Government for the prompt aid lent by the colony to New Zea land. The Minister says :-" Her Majesty's Government have seen with great satisfaction the cordial co-operation afforded by the Govern ment of Victoria on this occassion, not only by thdr acquiescence in the reduction of the garri son, but by the liberal .manner in which they planed the colonial war steamer Victoria at the disposal of the Imperial Government. You will exl.ress to your Government, bow fully her Majesty's Government appreciate the sympathy and generosity which has marked their con duct on this occassion. EXTRAORDINARY DEATI.-A- magisterial inquiry was recently held at Malmsbury, to take evidence as to the cause of death of a man named George Stevens, who was found lying dead upon a chaff heap. The medical gentle man, who performed the post mortem examina tion, dep...
DARING ROBBERY. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 September 1860
Dnanuno RonncaY.-On Saturday morning last, between 9 and 10 o'clock, four men called at the house of Joseph Dean, limeburner, Bellevue, at the Little Plain, near Yass; throee of them entered, and accosting Mrs. Dean, who was the only person on the premises, asked to he supplied with breakfast. She told them she could give them some tea, and that was all; the fourth man, who is described to be shorter than his companions, and very stout made, had a heavy "swag" with him, and kept close to the front of the door. The three men then rummaged the place, and after possessing them selves of a double-barrel fowling piece, a six-barrel revolver, two fltasks of powder, and a box of caps, they decamped. In their search they overlooked a box containing bullets. While in the hut the woman remonstrated with them, but was quickly silenced by a threat that if she did not hold her tongue they would shoot her. Immediately after they left,Mrs. Dean started, and follos ed for some distance, but becomin...
KIANDRA DIGGINGS [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 September 1860
SKIANDRA DIGGINGS [FROM Tie S. M. ERAILD.] A DIGGER resident at Kiandra, writes as follows, under date of August 24: " I write again to inform you of this place and its doings, and I am sorry to say I have not made anything since I last sent you word on the 10th. Things are, in fact, as bad as they can possibly be. Hundreds of men hero are making their grub, though they work like horpes. It is a bad sign to stand at the slaughter-yards and see sen of respectable appearance carrying away the offal, heads, feet, plucks, paunches, &c., when the animals are killed. "In the absence of any fresh payable ground, the place appears to be done up; the small esoort of last week, when the weather was fine and everybody at work, is a proof of this. For five days the weather was beautiful, not a cloud to be seen. There are now about 2500 people here at work, that is to say upon all the rushes; for wo have a fresh rush every day or so, with the one resutlt-all duffers. The greatest rush at...
PRODUCE AND STOCK CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 September 1860
PRODUCE AND STOCK CIRCULAR. Flounr.-Tho millershave not made any further altera tions ; but this article cannot be considered firm at pres ent quotations. The unsettled state of the neighboring markets, and the decline which follows upon each arrival, would warrant a belief that even lower rates must soon rule, unless a greatly increased demand sets in. \Ve quote fine flour, best brands, £19 to £20 per ton, at whlich rates we have sold a considerable quantity during the week. Wheat.-Thl late importations to this colony and Mfelbourne have had the effect of over-supplying the markets, andl some holders are. during the present dull hess, storing, for a time, until more activity exhibits itself. Scarcely any transactions have taken place during S the week, but we venture 7s per bushel as present quota tions. Bran-Is in better demand, and we hare sold a largo ulantityduring the week at from Is 2d to Is 3d per bushel. The latter figure can be obtained for prime firesh samples. Pollard is...
NEW ZEALAND. LATEST FROM THE SEAT OF WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 September 1860
'Ic NEW ZEALAND. i,:i'. :'b! ;LATEST' FROM THE SEAT OF WAR. ' L'i sc ! '.'.::[rnont PIHSES. M. HERALD. iiB?,Bthe barque Breadalbane, fromAuckland, we have -: na: ppers-to the 18th August. ' " : ," The New Zealander of the 15th, says :-The Will Watch, which arrived from Taranaki on Saturday, ,brought no mail; we are consequently.without the S u"sual intelligence conveyed in the local journals. ST1h6 state of siege seems to have become more com Splete, and several houses-including the handsome . residence of Captain King-in the immediate vici ' uniy of the town, are said to have been plundered , ;and burnt. The live stock of the settlers, from ;which, up to the present time, supplies of fresh ; meat for tihe garrison have been drawn, have been titken possession of, and driven off in numbers by ithe insurgent natives, so that it has become neces sary to import cattle from Nelson. No offensive operation had been undertaken by the military since the arrival of General Pratt, who, it is s...
HORSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 September 1860
HORSE MARKET. MIessrs. Burt and Co. report A continued demand for all olassrs of useful stetk fit for immediate work. During the week our sales iihave been well atteinded, and country lots harve met with.a rady side at market rates. Our dislopalsu nunbcr (without imported stock and stallions, referred to clse -.lhere)los htread, out of 200 oflered --Sr le lo eore , going from £20 to'£34; light harnesd ditto, £?20 t2 , .10 ; heavy draught ditto, £25 to £45 , ;; ,. Mr. Charles Martyn reports:- . . The horse market has exhibted a most decided im provement this week. Each lot of a good stamp pro duced brisk dompetition. A draft of horses bred by J. Roberts, Esq., sold at from £15 10s to £37, and other lots at prices varyire according to thegooulity. Although a large number bas beoen disposed of since loost report, the supply is still unequal to the demand, and unything first-class will command high figures. The draught stallion Black Jack fetched 263.
RIOT AT MELBOURNE. Melbourne, Wednesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 September 1860
"' '` RIOT AT MELBOUlNE. 1,.'d .v* "' BY ELECTRIC TELEGSAPI. Melbourne, Wednesday Evening .,'. B.OT, of sn alarming character took place in * " front of the Parliament Houses last night, be ". tween six and seven o'clock. A mob of about three thousand men, who had followed and been harangued by Mr. Wilson Gray, the President of the Land Convention, at Stacked the Parliament Houses, from the Parlia mentary Reserve; broke the wooden entrance, nd smashed the windows. The police came up, and endeavored to disperse the rioters, but were immediately attacked with stones, and one in specter (Branigan) and several constables were severely wounded. The mounted troopers sub sb equently arrived, and some say that they at once charged the mob, who, however, rallied, and attacked the troopers with stones, wounding ".several of them. While this was going on, an animdted debate was taking place within the Assembly. Several members urged an adjourn . moent, but the Speaker objected. Some sharp word...
FIRE IN PITT-STREET. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 September 1860
F?Inn IN PITT-STREET.-About half-past five o'clock on the afternoon of Friday, a fire broke out on the premises occupied by Dr. Bland, Mi.L.C., in Pitt-street. The alarm having been given, the No. 2 Fire Brigado's small engine was first on the ground; it was rapidly followed by the large on gins belonging to the same brigade, which arrived slightly in advance of the Fire Insurance Com pany's engine, under the management of Mr. Brown. The fire, which must have been smoulder ing for some time, broke out through the back nor tion of the roof of the main building, and soon lit up to a considerable blaze. Immediately after wards the flames mades their way through the coil ing of the room directly under that portion of the roof which had ignited. A large hole was burnt in the ceiling, and a patch of the roof was destroyed. We regret to say, however, that infinitely more damage was done by the water than the fire. Nearly the whole of the furniture in the room some of which was elegant and ...
TO OUR ADVERTISING FRIENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 September 1860
TO0 OUR ADVERlTISING 'JRIENDS. Advertlneraaare particularly requested to tend In their ftvorn by the prestribed honrnf4 o'clock on the evening preceedhng the day ofpnblication. Want of attention In this, occasions more delay and tnconvanienco than they may imagine. • pO CORRESPONDENTS • It II partlcularlyitueIed that Ilttnrs for the F. Zaminmr 'may be addressed to the Editor, only, (without mentioning any nama ) In order to prevent confnsion. All communications intended for Insertion must ba authentl anted by the namn and address of the wrilter--not necessarily tar publication, but as a guarantee of good faith. We cannot nndertake to rnturn rejected communications. Advertasir are requested to be particular In marinlng the nunnmber of Insertions on anch advertisnment, otherwisne they will ba inserted and charged for till countermanded. Orders for withdrawal or alterataons, must bh sant tnthe ob.ncn (in writing) befora noon on the day praor to pnublcntlon.
THE VOLUNTEER MOVEMENT. [FROM SUPPLEMENT TO FRIDAY'S GOVERNMENT GAZETTE.] [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 September 1860
THE VOL-UNTAER MO VEMENT. [FROM SUPPLEMENT TO FRIDAT'S GOVERNMENT GAZRTT.] 'VoTonRIA, by the Grace of God of the United King dom of Great Britain and Ireland Queen, De fender of the Faith, and so forth. Whereas our trusty and well-beloved Sir William Thomas Denison, Governor of our colony of New - South Wales, has had under consideration the pro priety of encouraging volunteer corps, and has, with the advice of the Executive Council of our said colony, approbed of such enrolment: We therefore call upon our loyal and faithful subjects resident in the Counties of Cumberland and Northumberland, and in, and in thle-vicinity of, the soea-port towns of Grafton and Eden, who may be willing to serve in such corps, upon the conditions to be prescribed by our said Governor, to enrol themselves for the de fence of the country. Witness, &c., &c., W. DENISON. By his Excellency's command, CHARLES COWPER. God save the Queen I Terms and conditions upon which the offers of service of...
WEDNEDSAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1860. NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 September 1860
WEDNEDBSAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1860. NO TICE. WE beg to inform our subscribers at Kiama, Jamberoo, Shellharbor, and Jerringong, that at the end of this month (being the termination of the present quarter) we intend to discontinue the practice of sending the Examiner round by a courier. We are induced to take this step for two reasons -first, on account of the expense which it entailed, and secondly, because of its being found to work unsatisfactorily. During the late winter months it has required two horses to perform the bi-weekly journey by the way of Jamberoo to Shellharbor, and the keeping and feeding of these, with the wages of a lad to ride, together with a weekly payment to tihe postmen for taking the papers southward, formed no in considerable item of expenditure. And, besides this, mistakes were constantly occurring in the delivery: numerous complaints having been made to us on that score. We have endeavored as far as we could to cheek any irregularity, but as it was impossible t...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. [ABRIDGED FROM THE HERALD AND EMPIRE.] PORT OF SYDNEY. COASTERS INWARDS. August 30. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 September 1860
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. [ADRIDGEaD FROM TE IERALD AN3D EMIRE.] . PORT OF SYDNEY. COASTERS INWARDS. August 30. GAin?o.A, from Shoalhaven, with 4 casks tallow, 114 bhides, 25 sides b1Acon, 1 cask tongues, 8 bags barley, 4 trusses hay, 58 bags potatoes, 52 Uhgs bran, o30 bags maize, 9 kes butter; Sacramento, from Bellambl, 50 tons coal. August 31. Jane, and Nowra, from Wollongong, 77 tons coal; lllaw?arra, steamer, from Wollongoung and Kiama, 113 kegs butter, 17 pigs, 9 calves, 37 bags maize, 5 cases eggs, 3 coops poultry.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 5 September 1860
.. " NOTICE. STO ADVERTISERS. ' 1i-E bog to inform our advertising friends, that . V we intend in future to render our Si .- cADVERTISING ACCOUNTS MONTHLY, and that advertisements from non-subscribers, must in all cases be paid for when brought to the office. This arrangement has become necessary, to enable the proprietors to meet the large outlay incurred in b? ringing out the paper, and it is hoped that their supporters will so far aid the proprietors in their undertaking. The Examiner may be had at Mr. Dixon's, Central Store, Kiama. ;.. Contracts made for Advertising, by the month or quar sr e?. on very reasonable terms. . Mr. ConNsLis LEaOATr has been appointed Collector or the KC?sUA ExAMsIN,. and is authoerised to receive S any sums due to the proprietors of that'Journal. - ILLAWARRA S. NAVIGTION- COMPANY .. / " . TIME TABLE. .., r '.BETWEEN SYDNEY AND KIAMA. FRoM SYDNEY; On Monday Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, direct, at 11 p.m. !, -.c " . FnoM KAMA: I very Monday and Fri...