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The Metropolis. THE GREAT CRICKET MATCH IN SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 19 January 1857

«£lic 'ffitintptlis. THIS GREAT CR1CKUT JIATCH IN SYDNEY. The grand trial of skill between tho picked players of Victoria and New South Wales, came off in Sydney, on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday last. The event had excited an universal interest in Sydney, which we are sure must extend to tho inhabitants of these districts, the cricketers more especially. The play 011 tho two first days was witnessed by largo numbers of persons of both sexes. On tho first day the number of spectators were estimated by the dailies nt from 7000 to 'JOOO ; 011 the second day tho Herald puts them down as being 15,000. Iiis Kxcellency the Governor Generaf, many members of both houses of Parliament, and the leading inhabitants of Sydney wero among those who witnessed tho contest, taking 11 most lively interest in its progress. This interest seems to have been fully participated in by the vast numbers assembled ; the successful bits, catches, stops, nnd balls, being enthusiastically admired and cheered, ...

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WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 19 January 1857

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FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 19 January 1857

Friday. Mr. Parker laid upon tho tablo the Maitland Road Trust Accounts, nnd a further report of tho North Australian Expedition. Tho third reading of tlio Gold -Duty Bill was carried 011 division by 22 to 10. Mr. Gordon brought forward his resolutions ngninst tho granting of political pensions iu this colony, and af firming that the pensions in schedule B of the Constitu tion Act were sanctioned by a Legislative authority in competent to deal with the matter, and that they ought to bo reconsidered. After a long debate, tho first resolu tion — 'that in the opinion of this House is is neither expedient nor desirable to create any system ol political pensions in this colony,' was carried 011 division by 1!) to 13. The second resolution was negatived 011 division by 18 to 12. Tho romninining business was postponed, nnd the House adjourned at 23 minutes to 12 o'clock, tills to morrow.

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THE ELECTORAL BILL ON THE TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 19 January 1857

r -THE ELECTORAL BILL ON THE- TABLE. We^ were certainly right in supposing that' , Ministers would do nothing positive th is session in regard to the great questions on .which the 'welfare of the colony depends, for they had then;-1 selves given us a warrant for the supposition. lliey are, however, apparently proceeding to falsify our thought in some n spects. A Land. SrJilca Bill has been laid on the table of the As sembly. AVe arc, however, yet so entirely igno- 1 rant .of its contents that we cannot speculate upon its adaptation to the wants of the country, nor yet presuine to recall our first opinion. It . inay be anything but Avluit the country requires for aught we know. We must for the present leave it. Either the Uill must be very much matured, and therefore a capital one, by the lateness of its introduction, or that introduction must be a farce, got up to stifle public complaint ; ftr it is ridiculous to suppose that the whole ir sitter can commence and terminate in two or ...

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THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 19 January 1857

Tuursdat. Before proceeding to the business on the paper, Mr. Cowper complained of the renewal . of the statement made against him and Mr. J. Campbell, of having left the house before it was counted oil Thursday last on the motion of Jlr. John Cnmiihell. After an explanation from the Speaker, that the names of Jlr.' Cowper and Mr. Campwll appeared 011 the list taken by the Clerk of the House while the House wns being counted, which list contained the names of nineteen memberi, though lie himself had only counted seventeen- -the matter was allowed to drop. _ _ Leave was granted to Mr. Hay to bring in a bill for regulating the sale of Waste Luiids in the colony of New South Wales. Leave wiw granted to Mr Parker to .bring; in a bill to grant certain sums to her Jlaj«.-ty in addition, to the Civil List, and a bill for transferring: 't.o tlio Regutrar-, General tho duties of the Chief Clerk',' of . the Supremo Court as Registrar of deeds nud'other instruments. The Destitute Children's Bi...

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Agriculture. ARTIFICIAL FODDER. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 19 January 1857

Slgmtllntt ARTIFICIAL FODDER. At a meeting of tho Agricultural Club in Melbourne, on the nth'instant, tho following discussion took place on 'The best and most profitable method of growing artificial fodder.' Mr. Wade opened tho discussion by stating that the farmers hero are much in the dark on this subject — their ?Mention having been much conhned to the growtli ol oats for hay. From his own experience he thought a «mall patch of 'red clover' would be profitable if well cultivated. This he hod grown 011 a piece of light soil, well manured, und it had already bcon cut twice : the first catting was very heavy, standing up to the knees ; the second not so heavy, bm still good, ilo pointed out thut the great object of experiments ahould bo to ascertain if permanent crops would not give ns good a return as im mial, and allow of a saving of labor; also, with proper treatment, that lucerne gives a large return, but, without that it is useless to attempt to grow it. Oaten hay hav ing been...

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European. TWENTY-FIVE DAYS' LATER NEWS FROM ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 19 January 1857

Ctmipfim. fWENTY-FIVE DAYS' LATER NEWS FROM ENGLAND. By tho arrival of tho Simla; after a splendid ruri^ of fifty-five days, wo have news from England to the 12th of November,- being twenty-five dnys' later than odr pre vious adviccs from theiitic. _ Tho news is not of verj- great importance', and with tho view of giving it to our readers in a condensed and readable form, we extract the Argus* correspondent a letter: — Week Ending October TifE 25-ni. A frightful accident occurred at tho Surrey Gardens on tho evening of Sunday, the 19th instant, by which severt persons wero killed and thirteen mord or less injured; Mr. Spiirgeon, although only about twenty-thrco years of age; is the most popular preacher of tho present day ; and his attractiveness has beeii such that the largest halls in London 'nave been found inadequate to. accom modate the crowds who go to hear him. His own chapel situate in Park-street, Borough; was enlaiged, but his popularity increasing, not to snlliciertt dime...

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TRIAL OF REAPING MACHINES. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 19 January 1857

TRIAL OF HEAPING MACHINES. ( From the Aye.) A second trial of reaping machines competing for the £50 prizo offered by tho Port Phillip Farmers' Society took place 011 Saturday last, at Mr. Miller's farm, on the Saltwater River. The machines were tried on hay crops in the middle of November, and the test 011 this occasion ?was with roference to ripe corn, lhe crop is said to liaYO been very favorable for the purpose. Wo append tho nward of tho judges : — Tho undersigned judges are of opinion — 1st. That the American mowing and reaping machine, manufactured by Kitchen, and exhibited by Messrs. Fisher, Ricards, and Co,, is, from its simplicity and low price, together with tho excellent work it is capable of j:erforming, the most suitable to tho general requirements of tho colony. 2nd. That tho machine manufactured and exhibited by Messrs. Robinson and Co., of Klizabeth-street, Mel bourne, also performs very good work, und that it has the advantage of working with 0110 man loss than the...

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THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 19 January 1857

THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. . - {From the Herald and Empire.) Tuesday. A message was received Irom tho Governor-General stating that, the sum of £S0-1- 16s. would be placed 'on the Estimates as compensation to Mrs. Lucy Howell, for sheep destroyed under the Scab Act, such compensation to be paid out of the assessment raised under the said Act. Jlr. Cowper complained of what ho termed a mis statement in the Sydney Morning Ilerald, of his liming left the House in company with Mr. John Campbell be fore the House was counted out 011 Thursday last. He gave the statement Ins most positive and unequivocal contradiction. Mr. l'lunkett stated his opinion that the fuct.s as stated in Ilia Herald were true, but further dis cussion was overruled by the Speaker. Mr. Robertson's restitutions tor the rednction of polico expenses in the country districts after a long discussion, in which it was admitted that the resolution coutuined very valuable .-uggest.ions, were withdrawn. A motion cf Mr. Hely fo...

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FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 19 January 1857

Friday. ' Mr.. Thomson laid upon the table a furthor report of the:proeeedii:gsof the North Australian Expedition. Messages were received from the Assembly bringing up the Gold Fields Management Bill and tho Oold Duty Bill, which were both read a first time nnd ordered to stand lor ii second reading on Wednesday next. The other business on the paper was postponed, nnd the Council adjourned at half-past five o'clock till four ou Wednesday next.

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SHOALHAVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 19 January 1857

SHOALHAVK.X. IVrmir m:n YI5VN ClIllRliSI'ONPr.NT. I NiWLtctrrD Nowra. — Tho petit ion from the landed .proprietors ill this district to t tie Legislative Assembly, icouiphiiniaig that lie reserve has been made in the town ship of Kowiui, for a Court House, School, nnd Post-oflice, has been transmitted to Sydney to J nines Thomson, Esq , for presentation. Jt bears nearly seventy ngnaimni-, yi what effect it will have, 1 cannot say, but if we are to expect justice aV all from thoso governing Iho country, it certainly ought to he administered .011 lhi.- occasion. Sriine J acre lots have been sold as high us £31, and I lhink'J cither great oflieial ignorarice, or soipeLhing worse, must h:ive'prev#i)ted lhe jibjeclof the petition being car ried out long sinee.' _ Recreation Reserve. — About six weeks ago, a peti tion was forwarded to,.jIeiu'y Osborne, Esq., M.P., .-lor : presentation lo tho Minister of Works, as to the nppouit nteilt of Tnnteus I'or a sectioh-of -.land granted for public...

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The Illawarra District. KIAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 19 January 1857

€!jf Sllnuixirrn ffistviti KIAMA. Triton oun own correspondent.'] The Weather and Crops — During this week the weather has been, as for some time past, showery and warm, though somewhat unfavor. ble to harvesting, it has highly favored vegetation. Never has the clover been moro abundant here than it is at tho present. So richly does it coat our pasturo lands that their many rugged spots have a smooth appearance. Between showers it has been managed to gather in the wheat and barley crops, which are now all either housed or securely stacked. Larceny. — Yesterday Patrick Tierney of Jamberoo, was brought before the Bench. Messrs. rerrott and I'.ver, charged with having stolen 18 or 19 shillings from tho till in the bar of tho Kiama Hotel. At tbo time the money was taken from tho till Tierney was by himself in the bar-room. Jlr. Reed suspected him of tho theft, and instantly lmd him taken into custody and searched.. The sum missed and a few additional shillings were found on his person. ...

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THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 19 January 1857

Thursday. Mr. Dens Thomson laid 011 the table a despatch from the Secretary of State for the Colonies, conveying the instructions of her Majesty that the prcsnfent nnd members of the Legislative Council, nnd tho Spenker of the Legislative Assembly shall he entitled to the title of 'honorable.' A message was received from the Assembly, notifying the assent of that House to the amendments made by Council in the Oaths of Ofliee Simplifying' Bill. Tho House went into committee for the consideration of tho Sydney Municipal Council Bill. On tho twentieth clause a lengthy discussion took place, in the course of which the entire question of the ballot wns debated. The principle was supported by Dr. Dickson, Sir Alfred Stephen, and Mr. Deas Thomson, nnd was opposed by Mr. Hill, Dr. Douglass, and Jlr. Lutwvehe. Eventually the clause was postponed, with the vietr to having tho question decided in a full House. ? ' ' - ' ' The deserted Wives and Children Bill was read a second time, and its com...

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Parliamentary. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 19 January 1857

^nrlinntntfnrtj. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. ( From the Herald and Empire.) ' WedsssdAy. Messages were received from the Governor-General ' acknowledging the receipt of adresses from the Council in reference to the coinagc at the Sydney Mint being made a leual tender throughout the empire, and to the dismemberment of New South Wales. The messages I stnteil that his Excellency would take the earliest oppor tunity ot pressing the subject of the addresses 011 her Majesty's (iovernment. The Sydney Municipal Council Bill was considered in Committee. The chairman reported progress and obtained leave to sit again to-day. Tho time of Prescription Bill was read a thiid time and passed. All the the other business on the paper wns postponed, and tho Council adjourned till the following day.

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Local. DAPTO AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 19 January 1857

ICantl. DAPTO AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. A Meeting- of the Committee of this youthful bat vigorous Association, took place nt Sir. G. W. Brown's Hotel, on Friday, the 9th instant, to make arrangemenls lor the Ploughing JIatch, and decide about the accomo dation necessary for tho Society's exhibition of Flowers nnd Horticultural and Agricultural produce. Tho Com mittee decided that the ploughing match should take place ill n paddock on Mr. Ha worth' 3 estate, occupied by Mr. Armstrong; that the exhibition should be held in the balcony and second-floor of the Dapto Steam Mills, fitted up tor the occasion. It has also been arranged that a meeting should take placo at tho Illawarrn Hotel, the week after tho show, to pay prize?, &c. : und that the members ot tho Society should dine together on that day. Tho sum of one hundred and forty pounds is now subscribed for tho objects of this Society ; and their being no re striction beyond the payment of a subscription of ten shillings beiore...

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KIAMA AGRICULTURAL AND HORTICUTURAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 19 January 1857

ICIAMA -AGRICULTURAL AND IIORTIOUTURAL SOCIETY. Wfi - if AVE- before us the list of prizes to bo offered by this society, at its annual show, to be held on the 2Gth proximo, and the rules under be conducted. From : - ® £ ^^c^pnncipal. prizes, we have nut ;the least: doubt but there will be a most spirited competition for them. The committee have dis played good judgement in the apportionment of th®(.;Pi'izcs.- ? .' deserving branches of agricultural ,aridustry luive received a wise, ?prominence in -'their ?nrnnrrmniifv \VY- i-n-,-n every ' hope that their intention in doing this .will meet with its merited success. Although wc wbiild not be understood, in any degree, 'to doubt the propriety of encouraging the more re fined and ornamental branch of floriculture, yet, we think, a locality which exists and flourishes by means of the more rude but necessary arts of agriculture does wisely in encouraging those to the highest; degree in their power. The com mittee of this society have evi...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 19 January 1857

Steam Communication witli Sydney. .fesissip rpHE PCBLIC of these districts are re Jiff ftfjS spccfcl'ull)' informed- tha the steam-pno kets, ' ' Nora Creina,' 'lvituiin,' and ' llluunrra,' will hereafter ply between Sydney nnd the .ports of Wollongong, Kiama, anil Shonl lmven, as follows : — Between Wollongong nnd- Sydney. From .SYDNEY, every -.-MONDAY,' TUESDAY,'- nnd FRIDAY nifflitt ut 1 1 o'clock, und on THUKSDAY mid SATUliDAY mornings ut 9 o'clock. . - From WOLLONGONG, eYsiv MONDAY, WEDNES DAY, THUKSDAY, and* FllIDAY, nt 2 p.m.: Fares ' ' . ? Cnliin .. ? .. -123. Gd. ' .. ;. 1'ctnni Tickets . 20s. ? Steerngo ? ' . . . . 7s. Cd. ? ' Hotvoen Kiainn and Sydney. ' From SYDNEY, 'cVery MONDAY, TUESDAY, and , FIILDaY nights at, 11 o'clock, and every THURS DAY morning, at {) o'clock. . . . . From ICIAMA,. every MONDAY, .WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, and' F1UDAY, at' 11 n.in. F.aui;s Cabin .. . .. ;. *. -.. .. i. 15s. lluturn Tickets .. .. ;. ..- .. 26s. Steui'igo ? ' ? 10s. 'Between Slioalhaven ...

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WEDNESDAY, 14TH. (Before Knox Ellis, J.P) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 19 January 1857

Wednesday, MtiI. (Before Knox Ullis, J.P ) .., ,- Lath?rinB;.Uiily was brought out of tho watch-house on the charge of drunkenness. Sho was fined 10s. or in . de fault 4S hours in tlio watch-home, ' . ' * Tiiuksday, 1 5th. '- / (Befo'ro Messrs. [rving nnd Gordon.) Patrick Dalv was churned with bein-r a \111rrnnf : liav mg 110 visible means of support. Ho was admonished by their workups, and ns he was a tradesmen, and could earn good wages, if lie was brought beloro them on a similar charge lie would get six 1110111 lis in Oarlinghurst. Fat day, 16th (Before Knox Ellis, J.P.) _ James 'liddiman was charged with being drunk nnd disorderly in the streets. From the evidence of Constable Saunders, it would appear he was adanirerons man when drunk, going about with dangerous weapons to the great, danger of those whom he might come across. Ho was fined 20s. for heiiifj drunk, and ordered to find sureties lor his good behaviour for (i months, himself in £10, and two sureties of £20 each, bot...

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FORAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 19 January 1857

.? v . J v ? / PORAGB. ITay 01. to 91. 10s., Straw 41. to 01. 10s. per ton. Maizo 4?. 6d to 4s. 0d. ]'cr bushel. Oroen food Is. to Is yd. j.er doxen bundles' — . ' -*02»K MAllKET* .. Mr. S. YToollcr, of the liuli's Head Horse 'Repository, George street, reports that' he han pold about 85 head of horses at good , i-» ices, -to '.'the sntlsfactiori of the owners* Ilis - Aale was well attended, aud the competitiou spuited. A lot of horses at the : cattle market fold at 151. 15s. per head.; milking cows at 81. per head ; fat calves at 11. 10.«. per head; bulls, no sale; best cart horses, on tiial, ?obl nt 401. lo 001.; light ditto. ditto, 201. to 301. git; and carriage horses, ditto, 251. to 451. ; b-jst saddle ditto, C0l to 40], ; stock ho:?eH, 151. to 251. ; inferior hordes, 71. aud upwards Good horses are hi demand.

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COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. MONDAY, 12 JANY., 1857. (Before Knox Ellis, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 19 January 1857

COURT OF TliTTY SESSIONS. Monday, \'2 Jant., 1857. (Before Knox Ellis, Esq., J.P.) Diiunkknness. — There wero two charges ot tins nntare hrou'ht before tho Bench. The first was a foiunl«, .named Marv Ann Kyan, who was apprehended by 'Constable Saunders on the previous day (Sunday), going fr.om /Hie niibliolioajso to another endeavoring to obtnin ? ? ? ,l;,l lint Imu-iirniv uniWPll. TllO au uoi, hi miiiuii ? ? ? ? ? ? Bench considered that the charge ot drunkenness was ?not proved, anil dismissed the case. The other -l»lia- ?qiiMit was also n female, Catherine Daley, who pleadaJ guiltv, and -was fined 5s., at in default twelve boars confinement. Aursivr, Language — John Isunan appeared, _ to aiisw er tho charge of the Chief Constable, with having , oil the -evening of Monday., -the 5th instant, used abuMVc , nnd obscene language towards Mr. O. W. Brcy.n. Job S. Garrett eavn evidence as to tho offence, ho being at Mr. Bioivii's at the time when Nunan rodo into ±lie \nrd, and used tlio...

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