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ULLADULLA. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
'ULLADULLA. A public dinner was given to Mr. William Seccombe, on Tuesday, the 6th instant, at the Australian Hotel. There were twenty-two gentlemen present at the dinner. James Warden, Esq.# J P., was unanimously called to the chair. The company having done sufficoient justice to the repast set before them, which was abundant and of a superior quality, the cloth was removed, and the usual routine of toast drinking commenced'by the chair man giving " Her Majesty the Queen ;" then followed " Prince Albert and the Royal Family;" " The Army and Navy;" and the " Governor-General of the Australian Colonies " Each of those toasts were given with high terms of commendation fromn the chairman, and drank too in a most enthusiastic manner by the whole of the gen tlemen present. The next toast on the list was the guest of the evening. The chairman called upon all present to fill a bumper to this toast. They had known Mr. Seccombe for more than six years, and for his own part he could candidly ...
STANDING ORDERS. THE CHAIRMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
STANDING OIDERS. TIE CAInRMAN. I. That the Chairman shall call to" order any member of his own accord when necessary, and shall decide upon all points of order raised in Council without argument, gIving only the rule by which he decides the point. 2. That the Chairman shall not Introduce nor second any mo tion, nor present any petition, nor initiate any business in Coun cil exccpt such as ispeculiarto his office. 3. That the Chairman shall not take part in any debate in Council except when lie has a casting vote when ie may state his reason for his choice in voting, or when he is requested to speak to a nucstion by any member of Council. 4. That tile Chairman shall put the question upon every mo tion made and seconded, and declare the result, yea or nay. 3IEETINCO AND PIROCercINeO. 5. That the Council shalm Ilold adjourned meetings every Wednesday, at eleven t.m., and eleall hold a Quarterly Council on the third VWednesdae of December, IMarch, June, and Septem ber, respectively, of ...
STATE AID. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
,I4TE" AID. . (snoir Tile LAUsCESTO' xi\AiNiER.) We have in vain quoted Scripture 'and cited history as adverse, determinately adverse, to state. aid. Thle recipients cover the passages ,quoted with sovereigns they receive aiind ignore their exis-. teuce. We therefore fall back on the old.1 eathen Cicero; lHe says in langduge that canpot le mis interpreted that "An action wlhich is intrinsically right is only morally gqod in" so far as it iS volun tary.' Now try the hundred thousand cou8sca tion by this heathen rule, anid whit .s the result,? Why that tlhe inhlallitaits of thip isl?ad have been cruelly robbed, religiqn desecrated; and a majority of I"arliament been guilty of a' gro?s immorality.. A whole community have biien swipdled by their representatives in favor of a fpw hundred, pro fessed religioni-ts, to whom thie gift must prove; disastrous to the promotion off`iuith.. Parliament was never elected' to perpetraite sch an injustice, and it was crafty, cowardly, and cruel, to ...
JAMBEROO. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
JAMBEROO. This place seems to have lapsed into a state of inac tivity and apathy, and there does not seem to he any spirit left in the once active and stirring farmers. The annual ploughing match which has been instituted a good many years, has died a natural death, and it is much to be 'regretted it has done so. Dairying and cattle jobbing is the only thing that will go down, and the young tirmors are not following the example of their fathers, the ground is left untilled, until it is run over with couch grass and weeds, and then it becomes abso. lutely imperative to do so. Now a regular system of farmlng would not only be more remunerative than at present, but also improve the taste and habits of the fiarmers and give a look of comfort and happiness to all around. And 1 think a ploughing match would revive the dormant faculties of our ft'rmers, and inmpirt to them a spirit of competition which would lead them to follow the occupation of the plough more on their own lands. And sure...
DEATH OF COLONEL AINSWORTH. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
DrATII O6 COLONI-0 AINSjYOR TIT. (mRo03 THE LAUNCEBTON EXAMINER.) It .is our painful' duty; td notify the death of Colonel Ainsworth, a gentlema~ n long lknown. in this colony, and esteemed by all whlio could ap :preciate the uniol of the gallant soldier with the refitted gentlen?a:; 'Duiring his' military services from 1809, when he jqinied the 51st Light Infantry in the Penin sula, he partook in the brilliant actions' of0'Sala niaica and Vittoria, the memorable: seige -of 13adajoz, and the glories of Waterloo. -He arriveil in this cololly:with the 51st in 1837, aind prior to the regiment embarking for India ' was appointed Brigade-Hajor, the colony at that time numbheriing the head-quarters of three regiments in its niilitary establishment. .Five years ago he returned to England,'and was' then promoted to an unattached colonelcy'in' the' army.. -lis death was sudden. " He had driven 'iitq town from the residence ufJohn Whitefoord, E??, at Invermay, where lie was visiting, ini 'rde...
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. GERRINGONG. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
DIST'ICT INTELLIGENCE. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) GERRINGONG. This locality being destitute of anything like news, " your correspondent" is in a fix for something out of which to communicate for this week's paper. As to the hackneyed topic of the weather, there are frequent changes of the wind and temperatures, but none of them bringing the much desired rain, consequently the feed is becoming dry and scarce; but for those engaged in harvest operations, the sunny days are all that could be wished for. The bills for the rate have made their appearance, and it is amusing to see the people ex amining them ; although believiug in the advantages to be derived from the Municipal Council, yet it is con trary to habit to pay beforehand for things unseen, that, together with the novelty of direct taxation in any shape, it makes the people view the missive with sus picion. December 14, 1859.
WHAT A WORLD THIS MIGHT BE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
WHAT A WORLD THIS tIGHT BE. [PFROM TIE WORINO MAN'S FRIDND. . :- Oh I what a world this might be, "If hearts were always kind; If,P Friendship, none would slight thoi And Fortune prove less blind I With love's own voice to guide us :.. Unchaungingly and fond- With all we wish beside us, And not a care beyond. Oh I what a world this might be; S. oro blest than that of yore; Come, learn, and 'twill requite ye To love each other more. Oh I what a world of beauty .: Alovlugheart mtght plan, If man did but his duty, And helped his brother manl The angel-guests would brighten The threshold with their wings, And love divine enlighten The old forgotten springs.
EPITOME OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
EPITOME OF NEWS. The municipal elections for the city of Sydney took place 'on the Ist instant. Eight aldermen, one for each ward, were returned." The whole passed off quietly. A Government Gazette,, Extraordinary of 1st instant, contains the GovernorGeneral's pro clamation of the separation of Queensland. £400 has been voted by the Assembly for the Waverly School of Arts, on condition that an equal amount be raised by subscription. The question " Ought the State to Support Religion," was discussed in the Sydney School of Arts, on the evening of Friday, 2nd instant. A considerable majority carried the question in the negative. During the week ending the 2nd Dec., 7,530 ounces of gold for coinage were received at-the Sydney mint; and the same week 40,000 sovereigns were issued. Mr. C. Martin reports activity in the Sydney horse market during last week. He sold a draft from the stud of the late~"H. Osborne, Esq., at. an average of £17 a head:' The Sydney banks contemplate raising thei...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
P R O..:S. P E C T U S P for the FORMATION of a COMPANY under the style of the FITZ IROY IRON WORKS at. MITTAGONG. (Limited liability.) A Bill to in corporate the Company will be introduced into Parliament' early in the ensuing session. . CAPITAL £102,000, - In.10,200 Shares, of £10 each, with power to in :: creas: if required. PROVISINAL DIRECTORS : HENRY 'WILLIAM JOHNSON, Esq., Chairman . and Managing Director. ABRAHAM DAVY, Esq., Deputy Chairman. WM. TERRY, Esq. I THOS.CHALDER, Esq. J. . ROSSITER, Esq. THIIOS. T. SMITH, Esq. .. ..BANKERS: :- sOLII0TORS : MESSRS. BRADLEY AND JAMES. CONSULTINGo ENGINEERS : MESSRS. WILLIAM FAIRBURN AND SONS, Manchester. WILLIAM HOSKING, Esq., C.E., F.R.S., Pro 'fessor at King's College, London, &o., &c., &c. .LONDON AGENT: JAMES HOSKING, Esq., No. 5,' Sun Court' Cornhill. 1. It is proposed to form a Company under the above designation for the purpose principally of: Smelting the Ores from the Mine, and for the manu facture of...
GRUMBLING. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
GR MBLING. There is no greater obstacle to individiualt iiO, cess and good fortune than indulging in a' habit, of discontent and grumbling. Envy and many other bad passions result and follow from giving way to this disposition. I Believing in what'is termed 'f.luck," some people attribute all;the prosperity of others to good luck. Certainly, good luok, attends some in the same way as mismanagement or inattention, called .". bad luck'," attends others. It has been observed by a clever writer,:that " there is a great deal which passes for luck which is not such. Generally speaking, your. ' lucky fellows,' when one searches closely into" their history, turn out to be .your. fellows that know what they are doing, and how to do it in the right way. Their luck comes to 'them' because they manage well: it is luck well earned. They put themselves: in the way of luck. They keep themselves wide awake. They make the best of whatopportdnities they possess,: and always stand ready for more; and ...
POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, 13TH DECEMBER. (Before the Mayor, Messrs. Chapman, and Robb, J.P.s.) [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, 13Th DECEMBER. (Before the Mayor, Messrs. Chapman, and Robb, 'J.P.s.) . Hawkers' licenses were granted to James Poulton, Fred. Hall,- John 'Clarke,; Williani Francis, and Maher Mandel. Doeis Farraher summoned Alexander Blair under the Master and Servanits' Act. The Bench ordered agreement to be cancelled. The lease for one year, commencing .the. 1st January, 1860, of the dues : authorised to be collected ' at the Circular Quay, was sold. by auction last. Wednes day, at: the Government land sales room, Macquarie street, for£6,150. Messrs. Goodwin and Obee were the purchasers. . SEPARATION OF THE GERRINGONG WARD.--By an adver vertisement in this issue, we are informed that the people of Gerringong seriously purposo to cut all connoexon with Kiama, and to have a municipal, council of their own as soon as possible established. Oni next Tuesday. evening they purpose, in public meeting assembled, to take the necessary steps to accomplish this object. We would hope t...
SCHOOL EXAMINATION AT THE ILLAWARRA HOUSE ACADEMY. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
SCHOOL EXAMINATION AT THE ILLA- WARRA HOUSE ACADEMY. Mr. Hustler, in opening the day's proceedings said that he felt great pleasure at seeing so large a number present. He had commenced in Kiama under very dis- couragingeircumstances; and, although he had no reason to boast of any great success in a pecuniary point of view, he had nevertheless been much gratified by the satisfiaotion expressed by his patrons; and he trusted that his endeavors to discharge his duties consistently and conscientiously, had gained their respect. ! Mr. R. Marks had promised to have the house (that which he, Mr. Hustler, formerly occupied, and to which he is returning), thoroughly repaired by the Ist of the new year, and he would be prepared to resume school duties on an early day after that date. Mr. Hustler begged to say, that if sufficient support were extended to his undertaking, he would provide all the means and appliances necessary to make his school equal to the requirements of the district. He wi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
The Kiama Examiner is published every SATURDAY MORNING, and despatched immediately, either by mail or courier, to all parts of New South Wales and the sister colonies, to London, Liverpool and Glasgow, Great Britain; and, as the issue is very considerable, it affords great facility for every kind of advertisement. Terms: .. s. d. Advertising.-Four lines and under.......... 2 0 Six. ..... ... 2 6 Eight ........... ....... ...3 Every additional line......... 0' 3. Subscription-Per quarter in advance :....... 6 0 At the end of the quarter ..... 6 6 Single copies, each............ 0 6 The quarters end on the last day of June, Septembo December, and March, respectively. KIAMIA:-Printed and published by the proprietor, WILLIAM IRVING, of Kiama at the. Examiner General Printing-office, Shoalhaven.street, Kiama, aforesaid. Saturday, Dec. 17, 1859. &nbsp;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
ILLAWARRA HOUSE ACADEMY, KIAMA. (CONDUCTED BY MR. HUSTLER.) The proprietor of the above EDUCATIONAL ESTA BLISHMENT, respectfully intimates, that on the FIRST of JANUARY, 1860, he intends (d.v.,) REMOVING to the commodious premises which he formerly occupied, known as Mr. Marks' House. The house has undergone a thorough repair, and is peculiarly adapted for the accommodalion of Boarders, containing as it does, six airy bed-rooms on the upper floor; thus enabling the proprietor to give each young gentleman a separate bed, and avoiding the crowding a number of boys into one, room. Every attention is paid to the moral and educa tional training of the youths 'entrusted to the pro-, prietor's cate. A good table is provided ;'habits'of cleanliness and order are particularly inisisted upon., The young gentlemen have the advantages of sea bathing and open-air exercise; andevdry attention is paid to their health. This establishment was opened in the spring of 1857,'since which time the propri...
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, 14th DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 17 December 1859
MUNICIPAL CO UN OIL. WEDNESDAY, 14th DEoEMB?R. Present--The Mayor, Aldermen Pike, Miller, Sharpe, Hanrahan, Colley and Robinson. The clerk read at letter from the Rev. Mr. Ashwin requesting that the general cemetery might be fenced in. After some discussion it was agreed to postpone it to the next meeting for consideration. Alderman PIKE gave notice that it was his in tention to move at the next meeting That the main roads be made from IManning-street to Dido street, as shown by the surveyor's plan, and that tenders be called for from contractors who may be prepared to carry out the works. Alderman PIKE also gave notice of his intention to move at the next meeting That the public cemetery should be cleared and fenced. By-laws were read over and passed, but left open to the next meeting.
TUESDAY, 20TH DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 24 December 1859
TUEsDAY,' 20;n DnEMBERn. The Legislative Council met shortly after four o'clock . The Secretary' fori Worki. comminunicated to thile House a report received from the party engaged in Sthe survey of the Groso Valley, and, in moving that the samo be printed, drew attention to the following passage: S" I have also the honor to report that a consider able seam of good coal is outcropping at a point on the River Gross, distant twenty-threeoo miles from its confluence with the Rieri Nepean; and nineteen miles from the Darling causeway; and thait there is a largo quantity of land available for cultivation, commencing about midway on the River Grose, and extending upwards for several miles." The Council was occupied a considerable time in pieliminary debates; first, on the motion of the Secretary for Works, for the suspension of tlhe standing orders, with a view to pass the Crown Lands Temporary Regulation Bill through all its stages. The motion was eventually withdrawn. The question was th...
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. THURSDAY, 15TH DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 24 December 1859
PARLIA TiA I INTELLlGENCE. (Ass o FRO.s r iM TuieR iJALD Ad?. MrIIE.)i LEGISLATIVE COUNOIII. Talunsoxx, 15TH DEdCEdHiUC Ih tlih'eCuncilto-doy, tlhe Secretary for Works, in rply to Mr. Jonlinbsonu, stated thait ample provision wiis'riade" fo~i U'itls ii the plans of the various - ibl;?i Glich thb' Government proposes erecting tlPifu'oibdt thjecblony. Tii; firt business on the paper was the second iciiding of tlie bill sent up by the Assembly for the temporary regulation of Crown laind,,.l olject of which is to prevent the ronomal-fq r . .d e?10rlod tlant one year of leases opOrown la's ow, a?bQ td explre. Tho second reading was not opposed, but Mr. Deas-Thomsori gave notice of the following as an atlditionalclausc to be considered in committeeo: " Any other lease of Crown lands within the inter mediate districts of the colony granted or promised . dindo thoelst day of January, 1852, shall notwith standing the provisions of this Act, continuo in full force and effect during the period...
W. HAZLETT'S PRODUCE CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 24 December 1859
Whot. per bushelis. to 7.s. ; moie, ditto, . 8s o to ?j Od,' potatoco, per cw:e, 5s. 6d. to Os.; otons ditto Os. tp 7s -our ll ; butter perelb. ld. to is ; bacon ditto, 7d. to Gd •*~ o?'er tozcn, ls. hd. to so. Gd.: pigs each (.1ul1 00le) 16. to 'sd ?al?rc ditto ditto,lOs. to 15s.; fowls, per couple, 3s. to 3s. 6hi " l * $ussx-?tLc~t, ?sitlcecember.
ULLADULLA. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 24 December 1859
ULLADULLA. The long-contested battle has at length been fought and won, and right has gained a .decided victory over milht, and the post-oflice has heon established at Mr. Knh4t's-to the true: delight of threeoo-fourths of tile ishansitants of Ulladulla;: This subject has engrossed tihe attention of the public hero for the last twelve months, and-has caused a considerable amount of ill feel ing that is not likely to 1e erased from our memory for a considerable time to come. The settlement of Ulladulla is divided by a crooeek known as " Narrawalla;" and there hro on the north side of the siad crook a certiin number of men residing, who are pullbd up with the ides that they are the great aristocracy of the place, and tlhat they are great gentle men. Heonce they think tlhat they have a right to ride rough-shod over their humbler but by no means less respectable neighbors. But their neighbors are deter mined to show to thlloso would-bo great men, that while they are as good as them in e...
DEPARTURE OF THE GREAT EASTERN FOR AMERICA ON THE 24th OCTOBER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 24 December 1859
DEPrARTURE OP THE GREAT EAISTERN' • FOR AMERICA ON TIIfA 24th OCTOBER. (FROM I Tn OBSERVERa.) Notwithstanding all the rumors and confident assertions to the contrary, the announcement that the great ship would before the end of the present month be far upon her voyage to the United States will be found to be correct. As at present decided, the vessel will leave Holy head on tile 24Lth October. There may be a short delay beyond this date, but it will not ex tend to more than a day or two. The cause of this delay, if any, will arise from the inspection of tile ship and engines, in accordance with the terms of the contract with Mr. Scott Russbll previous to their final acceptance by the com pany. The directors are, it is stated, satisfied with the performance of the ship on the late trial-trip. Some very extraordinary notions have been indulged in respecting the speed which the vessel was to make, very far exceed ing the anticipations and calculations of Mr. Brunel, to whom the great s...