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THE HARBOUR WORKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 28 July 1864
TIlE HARBOURi' WORiKS. Wa". are glad to hear that'there is now a chance of seeing the works'at thie harbour once more resumed at the old pace. By the time that our subscribers in the town re coive.their copies of. our present issue, the proceedings will have been re-commenced by the former contractor, IMr.Johiu Hughes, who has entered into a contract with the Works KDepartment for the continuation (we believe not exactly for the completion) of the excavations, &e. Past experience has, no doubt, enabled. Mr. Hughes to judge satisfiactorily what price will really remunerate him for the amount of labour required under the circumstances, and we hope ihe will be able to go on in such.a manner as may give satisfilotion to those who employ him, as well as to those lie employs, and to find at the end of the chapter that he has done something worth while for himself. Perhaps our expectations for the future of this undertaking ought to be modified by our knowledge of what has taken il...
RAILWAY AUCTION DEPOT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 28 July 1864
RAILWAY AUOTION DEPOT., There was only a small supply of ltitlhoisrs' small stock. The following are the prices obtained : d s.d.. s. d. Calves . .. 06 0'.. 38 0 Lambs " 5 ..'16 0 to: 17 6 Pigs .. ;. ..150 .. 60 0, Roasters .. .. . : S' 6 ",Fooul s .,. : - .. 4 6 .' Des . 0? . ?0, 0, 0 ' Glaso . ':o.. . 9 9 ,Battorroll 0 ' 6 . 1 2 D.o?, ', 'htter, Ikeg '. :. 0 .8 . - 0 0 "'. 'Chess 3".:" .. 0. 0. 6 "'? Daconi: .. .:o .. 0 7 '" Hams '. .. :0 7 .. "010 Hidi s . .. 6. 0 . -12' 0 Sheepskins ..' . 2 9 .. 2 10 Tallow, pur cwt .. 25 0 .. 28 0 Hay: Oaten, per cwt., 6s to 8s Od: lucerno 8s ; Straw, 4s. to 5s per cwt., : SF. P. :lAnrEs.
GARDENER'S CALENDAR. JULY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 28 July 1864
GdDENEIL S CALENDAR. tFl-Lo.Wheat;b.urle, ,anI oats may be sown; hut April and Mna~are,.the prslpr months. The. latnr you sow the lore nl o wllo mitt reqto red. q Field pens and, b?o:l m tayb'stll ooline M?: Sos pas, broad'beans, cnr roll, 'lover, lueoole,?stt- nal indr ot 'grass seceds.. Tlop. dress pastures.c rprot lasnd for mnize and tobacco tops. Sow tobacco at ind of'tonth in small seed beds, and protclt from frost withIusloies. i'otatoOsusny be sowtl for early eoop in arni-loaliles:. " - S'se.ont..t-Counto n i'prt log vines, pulverising tile seoil and prop:tini stakhs.; p'lar'h cuttin and rooted, Ocl?Ann.--O a thr late apples and pears., Commoneo gollhlsng oraicges indlemons. Transplannt all hinids ofievernea' sud n deciduous fruit trei!s, strawberries raspbelrries, ,c. -titend to deeop.d igging nd manlluring. 'ruone.with lifte antd saw. Tlant fruit trees without selty.
LABOR REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 28 July 1864
LABOR REPORT. Wages, with rations or board and lodging, as per list: per annum. iMarried couple, foErdairy or agri cultural work.. .......... ,40 to £00 Single farminig men;. . to 60 dairy moenk.... . 28 to 35 Bush labourers for elearing'... 30 to 35 Horse or billlock drivers 0..... 30 to 40 Useful boys, to milk or tailcattle 20 to 25 Domestic female servants"...... 20 to 26 Dairy maidss... ... ... .. 20 to 24 S. C. GLUE, LalourA ciit; 162, Pitt-street, Sydney. ''- . •. lesrat Po?a TeLsoal. 2i e AoUsesr."a-diO . 1. B. Sexy, colliy, Kiteexs;Mexxesaxd OSe,.
ENGLISH AND FOREIGN. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 28 July 1864
ENGLISH' AND FORIEIGN. (From tIhe Home News.) A SoiNE of a very unusual character oc curred in one of the committee-roonms of the House of Commons on April 28. A committee, under the chairmanship of MIr. Gaskill, was sitting in No. 8 room for the purpose of considering the Bel fast Improvement Bill, a Mr. Rae appear ing on behalf of the ratepayers. During the cross-examination of a 'witness by Mr. Rae, the committee complained of tho.manncr in which he conducted him self, and entreated him to adopt a milder course than hoe was pursuing. Mr. Rae dissented, and continued in an offensive manner to address the comnmittes. );ýepn which the chairman said that thiy conu sidered his manner highly discourteous, and had' come to the conclusion that he should leave the room. Mr. Rae, how ever, instead of retiring, said he would remain in spite of the committee, and that he would not leave the room. Mr. Gaskill' then ordered the police-officers to. be called, and told them to remove the offende...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 28 July 1864
SHoLLOWAY's OINTMENT AND PILLS. Glad Tidings.-- oime constitutions Lavei a tendency . to rheumatism, and, ire throughout the, year borone down. by..jts protraoted tortures.,, Let such sufferers bathe the affeoted iirts witll warm brine, and - afteriwards' r(ib in this sodtliiig Oilitheont. They .will find it the best means of lessening their. agony, and assisted 'by Holloway's-- Pills, the surest way of overcomiilg .their disease: o More need not to be said than to request a foiv days' :tial of this safe and soothiiig t.at?lent, by which the disease' will .ultimatiely be eompletely swept. aiay. Pains that would .make a giant shudder are assuaged ,without. difflicilty. by -Holloway's easy and inexpensive remedies, which' comfort .by moderating., the throbbing vessels and calming the excited nerves. PEACE WITII THE WIORLD .--A i eero, at the point of death was told., by.,his minister that he must forgive a.ocertain darkey, against whom i he seemed, to entertain Yvery bitter feelings. ...
PLEURO-PNEUMONIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 28 July 1864
P.LEU1O-PlNOU [LONiIA. (Fro in flbourne .Argus.) lMANY of our owisers of cattle are begin ning'.to congratulate themselves on the apparent fulfilment of the prophecy that pleuro-pneumonia would become less fatal in its attacks each year, and, finally die out altogctier--the largo herds havingi suffered so little from this disease during the past six or eight months. It is still as destructivo as over ainongsvt working billocles and dairy cows; some districts, however, suffering more thailsothers. As the managers, of farmers' commons, and the owners.of the small lots of cattle de pastured thereon are thus the only per sons immediately interested in the sub ject, they will most probably be left to the care of themselves as well as they can, and the public will then iave no protec tion against, tlhe~osale of un;wholesome meat, except what -may be.offered by the different municipal councils, and they have the power to enforce a rigid inspec tion of tlle slaughter-houses 'and markets, if...
THE DEAD ALIVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 28 July 1864
THiE DEAD ALIVE. A GRAVE mistake by' the Stroud paro chial authorities hs caluied amusement in jhe neighbourhood during the-week. e A. few days ago the master of the union srote to the friends of one John White, of Painswick, an inmate of the house, stating. that he was dead, and. it was thought that he would 'be buried in due course.as.a pauper.... The friends of John White, however, though willing to allow him to live on the parish, were too proud to allow himn to be buried by it, and at once set' about getting him a " comfort able coffin,"-and providing an entertain. ment, according to riural custom, for his funeral. ' A barrel of beer was provided, a gammon of bacon .was. cooked; bearers, were eingagod, aid a pai ty of friends were invited to follow the deceased to the grave, and regale themselves at 'a funeral.feast in celebration of the event. Friday was. fixed for the funeral; and a cart, was de spitched to +Strond.:to bring the body to niinswick, to be buried in a grave whic...
COLONEL SHAW KENNEDY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 28 July 1864
COLONELSISHAW KENNE1DY : IN many.battles afterwards Shaw Ken-, nepdy was distinguished, and espeeiallyat, WVaterloo,, where as Assistant Adjutants General, he: formed: under the eyes. .of, Lord Wellington a new order of battle with a. large..body of tr6ops, vliich. ro sisted, after a' heavy cannonade,- one; of the most formidabloe chierges' of cavalry evorpoured along a field of battle. The. Duke. never forgot this service 'The 'battle;was searcaly over when Shaw Ken nedy, then only ' captain, had an oppor-: 'tunity of. displaying his. moral"courage and sagacity in the following manner : Secarcely' had the firing ceased, when. General Kilmunsegge, of the Harioverian' service, came' to h1im, and offering' his sword said with great. agitation,'" I an ordered into arrest by .the Duke;e what are your orders for me:? Is is the Adju tant-General's to enforce an, arrest:.' Captaini Shaw sternly answered, thus: G Go, sir, to that cottage,': pointinig to a near, one, " and remain there till ...
DISCOVERY OF ANCIENT COINS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 28 July 1864
DISCOVERY OF ANCIENT COINS.s A few days ago, 'vbhile some of the labourers in tlie 'employmont of Mr. Key, shipbuilder, Kirkrldy, weire engaged renmoving an em bankmont at" the noew.shipbuildinig yard Kinghorn;theycame upon an earthen jar, equial in sizeo .. totwo gallon moeasuro, full of old silver coins. The coins mostly belong to the roigns :of the Edwards,: intermixed with.-a' few- Scotch- of .the reigns.. of. .Alexander, III., John Baliol, Robert Bruco, and David II. The latest date legible is 1375. The weight of thel coins could 'not b'o. less than 30 lbs. avoirdupois; -and, counting 400 coins to. the pound,, the total'uumber found in the jar would be over 12,000. "ALL maidens are good," says a mora list, " but whero do the bad wives come from P"
DETECTION OF A BAND OF ONE HUNDRED ROBBERS AND MURDERERS IN THE MORMON TERRITORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 28 July 1864
DETECTION .OT-A BAND Or ONE HUNDRED ROBBEEltSAND MUt DEl?ERS IN THE MOlRMON TElRItTORY. ' TiE great Salt Lake City 'orrespondent of 1Ve; "York ?cral~, ~ writing on Feb. 7th says:- .. ".The last express froinBanniiock dity has. just arrived, and set, our mining population in a ferment with the startling intelligence that.an, organzied band of a hundred robbers and murderers had been discovered in the eastern portion of Idaho, and that some of them had been arrested and had confessed the murder of about a hundred persons between this city and Bannock during the last few months. The mining districts-Bannock, Virginia, and . Stinking .water--,were aroused, arid initiated the day of retribu tion by the hanging 'of fourteen mis creants within a few ~days, and the Vigi lance Committee were in pursuit of all others, and would, never stop the good work till they: haaal. hung all the mis crcauts or. driven.them from. the.country. The murderers were headed by one Hlenry Plummer, the sheriffof ...
EXTRAORDINARY SUICIDE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 28 July 1864
EXTiRAORDINARY SUICIDE. AN iniuiry lhas been held at lTottenhaim, respecting the death of Mr.:Gabriel Tre gear, a civil engineer.. The. following letter, signed by him and lhis wifop;was found after his death. From it will be gathered his statement as to the cause lie had for coummittiag suicide:--- Fellow-countrylen; -We hiavi drawn up the statement :that yon might.know. why we have agreed to die together, and the villany that drove us to do it. Weo were married on the bth of July last; and we met for the first time only a yedr ago. Wre slept topgtlier' the' first three months, aiid nothing disturbed our happiness; but when we took the liouse in .Bedford-terrace, 'and as we had only a very small income, to increase our meians w let rooms. One of- thoseo lodgdis.wpas i. .COwon, band mastei ,and secretary,to the London Irish Volunteers. In..: ebruairy I received a valentine, intimating that my wife had an adulterous intercourse iwith Mir. Cowen. 'I gaveo Mr Coien notice, aud lie remo...
THE MILK COWS AND MILKMAIDS OF HOLLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 28 July 1864
TIHE MILK COWS AND MIL MAIDS OF HOLLAND. TEi most really' picturesque attraction of the scene is thli hords of cattle:' These are of. a native breod 'peulaiir to Tthe country, and from the. quantity. and qua lity. of their iiilk, as iwell as from the laudable propeoisity of the beef to aco~i mulate on those parts that are worth a haudsome price per? po?nd, are greatly valied by the people.: They' are generally of, a coal-black hue but ;spotted and streaked with. white.;in,:tho,.most curious manner. The.pride..whieh the IHolland ers take in their cattle is -well deserved, and is very conspicuous in the care they take"of them.' The' cows are kept in stables, often'as neat astiost of our own kitchens, aundfar neater than sdme' of them.. The inajority'of the poorer classes in our country are. not accommodated with such good quarters. When they are taken to pasture their~feet are- covered with leather shoos, lest-the dampness of the soil should cause disease of that part; they mae always...
SLEEP. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 28 July 1864
SLEEP. Thi?n" is no fcit indoebleiiy osthblislied in the physiologylof man than this, that the brain expends its energies and itself during the hoursof wakefulness, and that these aros:reouperated during sleep. If the -recuperation does not equal -the ox pondituroethe brain'withers. This is in sanity. Thus it is that, early in English history, persons that were condemned to deaths by being prevented from sleeping, always died raving maniacs. . hus it is, also, that thlos who are starved to death becbine inlsaie.. The brain is not nourished and they :annot sleopJ. :The practical' in; ferences are these :' lirst, those whlo thiiik most, .who do. most brain work, require theo most sleop. Second, that time saved from necessary sleep is infallibly destruc tive to mind, body,'?and: estate. Third, givb eourself,yolr e.hildren, your servants; give, all that, are undero you' the fuillest amouiit of sleep they ,vill. take, by .com polling them to go to bed at,some regular liour, and to rise i...
POETRY. WANDERING THOUGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 28 July 1864
P `o ET1'Y:: WAD ?ftI G--O TIIOUGI1TS. the .·· ..teettr ·rtt.ttreditr.. Slie-overd'n, nll: I loved her:,~_ - ~ Are Iriey boetls et gos ern ..r Thatt bhtd tile ovled, or are thcy.not I I turn, and sea it wtant spot , , Where she is not, tiot e'er ?at be,; The loener,tite sunsl,tino and.tdth bed Iive.rvntrsdd with the morning hour BIut thro' the lirelong;day the Ilot?eri", Of that delteiottis miorn is led, " Over its tgrey titLrs tnd betded hetad; Antid so 'twill be 'tilltt Itn dead.. ., There eec eR Mety-etey-rmeeniittte it t Wlithln those eyed so,trueo.ard ?rgit, . LookBng the toneocent soul's t?re t?nu?ht;t Ttat leltnseeuenged reproved as she'"..+ l'assed ,like nSlsttty of Clritty, .. Atwtgtthe reughreedii feartng nought. Ollamnitden of tlusttnrtigll?oil.,'x,,, ++ Oht maniden of tte angel browe I+,"'. Oh malden I on whote cheek; teo rays Oftheaven, mtilnks; are ftllltg:tiow; Within mine eyes there is isha??-. ,. But scentst as tfrot e lilac bougli,t, SCome ever'with the tllougtit o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 28 July 1864
Notice of Removal. " JOSEPII REDFORD h b ann isd cs that he has removed s Isiness fromu tihe Markcet-squa?e tao ' 1~u Ma anning stroeet, next to the i r ank; and he trusts, with the grete ommodation his new promises af, lrd, and still furthler exertions on hsis pa t, to merit and secure the support of his friends' in 'Kima and neighborhood. '['ihe Stationery and Seed Trade will be continued as hitherto. A fresh assortmoent of goods in both branches havinig just ar rived. NOTIC . J REDFORD res/ tf0Ay announces o to his custome rthithZ'has ap poinited M1r. CO?RL s' Li OATT 1as hisi Collector of Accoun . 91 / Cor" Corn orn. (IIE undersignd Cash eptchaser - `of ?:AiIZ the sghest mar et pise given. " . L.g FULLER, :: Victoria Store. To0. ALL LOVER F FGOOD-SHAPED S " . SAD S. I These many be bol it at the o in prices, with the usual ings. Colonial mdiko, 84s Ditto, 94.s. Engilish hogslis, at Ditto, very strong?, Ditto ditto, a little ?oi ,Os Splendid shlripo matin t pattern, G1s. Allover ...
GARIBALDI IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 28 July 1864
GUAUIiBALDI i.iTHEE HOUSE OF : OMMOfS. - Tat iappearance of Ghneral Garibaldi' in ho.House, is thus described byiri ca te.m porary :-"It wais tb. be half-past four prompt,. Lord-. Shaftesburys said. It. is now nearly 5, arid ho is not here. But ibout this. time .thoreo.vas a stir in the orowd; cries of Make way ! Ilake way !' were heard, and we thought then that he vas certainly coming.: It vas not, how wser the general, but his sons and their friends. , They, by airangement made efofehand, woere 'passed into tlye ambas iadors' gallory: u.pstairs. and pgain we woro all expectation for. :thegireat licro. Wo.ehad still thought' to wait a weary salf hour-more --It had been settled-that the- general was- to be at the House- at hialf-past-4 ;: it was, however, unarly half-> past 5 when he arrived H o. caumo up t6 the members' private-stairease, accom-. panied by Mr' Seely and -Colonel OClia-' hers: Thelicre was no cheering -is h lie stopped into the lobby; for it had bedn vhispeied ab...
THE NAVAL ENGAGEMENT OFF HELIGOLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 28 July 1864
THE NAVAL ENGAGE LENT OFF1 I ELIGOLAND THE following is an account of the naval engagement:oh n Monday st; between tho Danish and Austrian squedronsin which,, as before stated,. tho latter were beaten and obliged 'to: cseek the protection of British waters:- "On Saturday last, lay 7tli, the Austrian-. frigates,,- Schwarzenblrg ,and Radelzky, in' company of the guniboats Adler and Blitz, left .their anchorage off Cuxhaven for a cruise idnsearclh of the Danish fleet. Captain Teggetoff, under whose order the combined German flotilla is placed,.is :described by the Eriglhli pilot ivho birought him up the channel as a: very smart fellow, and the crows as bent upon fighting. Holwever, the Danish fleet was not to::be found, and on Monday morning the flotilla returned to its 'an chorago at the mouth of the Elbe after' a cruise' of ;forty-eight hours: They had. scarcely dropped anchor when ii telegram reached the Austrian" Consul at: Cux haven, informing themil that three Danish frigates wer...
THE FLYING PEGASUS. A CASE FOR THE LAWYERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 28 July 1864
TIIE TLYING PEGASUS. A. CASE 'FOR THE LAWYERS. ONE of the most remarkable escapades on the part of a horse that has over occurred in the annals of East Lothian was exhibited by one of the genus a weok or two ago. A gentleman, having his usual'rosidence in 1England, but who has for some time been living with his relatives not far from East Linton, sent instructions to the south to forward by rail his favourite riding horse-an, animal of considerable value, and of no small racing powers, as the sequel will show. The horse was consigned to East Fortune station, but it so turned out that it went the length of Linton before being taken out of the horse-box. Hero it was liberated ; but through some cause or other-which is, we presume, to frm tlhe ground of judicial inquiry-the animal got loose on the line, just as the afterioon ex press train from the east came insight. Tile sharp whistle of the locomotive terri fled the horse, which, riderless, andreekless, flow off like tlhe wind, the e...