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CULTURE OF THE VINE IN SPAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 November 1863
CULTURE OF 1_THE YNIN.E i IN SPAII\ TuIrs account of the cutiuire ofthe vine in Spain, and the general systemi of her ticulture and agriculture in the southern provinces, -may possess consideiable into resb to vigncrons at "the present time, as showing tlihen method of culture -dopted in a country, the clinmate of which re scnibles that of a considcerable portion of the southern division of this continent. Except a few shot- periods of repose; Spain, for tile last 50 years, has been soibjected to foreign or intestine wars. These distressing ci euts h'avn l been the cause that thisi fcertile. liigdi,: d hich nmaly j astly be considered a "olden mine," so prolific is its soil, has.endured a state of distress:and.devanstation scarcely to-be elualleod in: any other part of .the globe. Thlis couantry ojoys every degree of tern piarature, which nilght make it, if. inder a good and inidustrious Government, the "arden-of Europe. The inhabitants of the northern pro vinces aie a hlardy andiud...
SHELLHARBOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 November 1863
SHELLRARBOR. (Frnoo O?R CORRESPONDENT.) Ta CaoPs.--Tlo wheat in this neigh bourhood is showving the effects of rust (or blight). It was hoped that Shelllarbor would be favored beyond olther places; but the last week's experience has proved the contrary to be the case to an unmistakeablo degree. The Meadows have suffered fear fully. Thie sight tfiom Moounut Terry is truly grievous--it is similar to Iharvest, only of a darker tinge. It is said that Mr. Foayer lhas fifty acres totally destroyed. IOADs.--AII thile principal roads in this municipality have been srrveyed and nmarked out by Mr. Surrcveyor Houghton. It is to be hoped they will be proclaimed at onco, as they are nmuchneded, and their improvement could not be safely carried on without.
POETRY. THE BIBLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 November 1863
POETRY. T?IIE BIBLE. A fountain over springing, Whore the wearied may repalr; The heavy burden bringing Of sin and of despair. . A hive of hoaled treasure, Distill'd fromn Edlen's Iowors; WYher hear'n-born hope, with pleasure, -[ay feed in wintry hours. Drink for the soul that's thirsting; Comfort for those tbat fear; Ialm for tire heart hon ;ahn.Stig,; -: MIay all be gather'd ereo. What added boon is wanting ?,: ;'. :. The blessing God must give, : i: : Tho pnower of faith by granting, . : , . To read, bllevoa,'and live.... r t:erringuong, thl October, ?6?:..:': .
INSOLVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 November 1863
JNSOLVE.oTS.-Wilnl IfTIayle, of Wiol nougong. wine and spirit merchant. Lia bilities, £3685 10s. 7d. Assets,£30?i0 l(is 7d. (Surplus.)-Mr. Mcckeizlioe ofcial assignee. -John lM'IGuinness, ofWollongong, store keeper and labourer. Liabilities, iC9!) 2s. 10d. Assets, £23 16s. Id. Deficit, £75 6s. 9d.-Mr. Morris, official assigneeo.
THE POLICE AND THE BUSHRANGERS. (To the Editor of the Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 November 1863
THIE POLICE AND THE ]BUS"I- - IRANG ERB S . . (Toilhe lditotr of the Herald.) SoI,--During the last feow. minonths a vast deal has been written in the fera'tld aed othr -papers relative to the inelli cicncy of the police, because theoy hlve not had the ".good luck to capture Gil beit arid his.gasng," and .maty have been thile stiggestions laid before the 'public. Now, Sir, not.one in a lundrcd of .these " good folk' understand- the subject they have written ibout; I agree with aill that thed "police" as at present organised will liever teke these rascals except.by acci dent. I liave often a few yeai's past, in an adjoining colony, seen parties of polcle go out to appreheud bushrange?s, and I noever knew thcsei all: ieoturn without lavin"g taken those they e?,nt in pursuit of1 "dead or alive.".. T!e lphi i.tdopted wos s s as follows : The whvole of the police were .ptraded, and eight or ten or twolh e, as the case miglit be, of :sercgeants ,r leaders were. picked out by the head of t...
THE BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 November 1863
THE U1 LTTLE OF GETTYSBURG. The battle of.Gettysburg' does inddeed appear to havc' presented some of the grandcst scenes of the horribly sublime kIind that have been seeni in aiy war. Onur correspondent, describinig the chargeo of the Opnfedera:tes up the COcmetery- ill, held by the Federal' contre, writes:-"3 should have fancied that no such sceno had evoie before reached mortal eye or ear. :thicek canopy of smoke, constantly rent by brighbt darting flashes of 'flame, east its: dense pall over tlhe struggling bleeding thousands w?hlo toiled andi died in its centre, while out of tlhe opaque glonm, as though fromn the bowels of the esarth, ono deep prolonged bellowing roar never ccnsed to issue. Through tlhe deep. ening twilight, and on far into the night, the fierce struggle continued, until in the gloom the ':dazzling' parabolas of flame, bursting into sparkliisg jets and corusca tions, as the shells cracked and oexploded, •made a ghiitly pyrotechfiic display." The first day, lhowc...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 November 1863
THE result of the contested "ledtion at Orange, which had for some days previous to its decision drawn to itself the concen trated attention of those who in this country are in the habit of watching the movementsof public men and the progress ofpublicbusiness, has been such as to show tlhe folly of those who undertake to predict with confidence thie very uncer tain issue of an appeal to popular favour under universal suffrage. BIMr. ?IMaaTI has had the mortification (and we have no doubt'he feels it accutely) of finding himself unsedted at the very electorate whlich, about one year since, returned him to Parliament as a more testimony, he probably thought, to the political cha racter and intellectual talentsof the man it delighted tohonour. Those whopassed contemptuous' opinions on the project of C. CuoPEn, jun., to oppose Mr. MAR~cTIN, and predicted his humiliatillg defeat (and such prophets were many) are now re duced to the expedient of showing that at any rate they ought to have...
POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 November 1863
POLICE. T?'hrc are nrc now, few persons who are not convinced that Mr. Cowpor's Police Act, if not repealed in Itot must, nt any rate, in order to be rendered conducive to the public henehit, be greatly modified. There are some, however, who, na if to ingrati ate thcmseclves with the natural enemies of good order and of its professled guardians, seem to take every opportunity of making t~he individual employed appear infected with all the vices of the system, and with some of his own. Just after the pitbliea cation of our last issue, a newspaper came to hand, in which we ibfmd some very hlos tile strictures on the conduct of senior-con stable George Young, who had, as reported by us, apprehended a man inamed Minshlall, on suspicion of his being one of the escaped prisoners from l3errim. :lIn a lengthy para graphl oni tihe slubjeet, the ianti-police writer atae advanltag of the rcircumstanie that a mistakle was aictually made, in order to in sinuatlc against the lmigistrates and cons...
NATIONAL EDUCATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 November 1863
SNATIONAL EDUCATION. SSome.persons concernedin the subjeei of education had been at some trouble to give publicity to an intention held by themin to calL a public meeting for the purposo. of considering the best meanis of establishling a Vested Nationial School. Tle propriet.y, nay the necessity, of doing this, was suffu ,eontly evident; for whabt is the 'state of tihe "flourishing" town of Kiama in regard to piovision for the cultivation of :those faculties, the possession of which forms the great diference between our childrein and tie progeny of thile horses and cattle of the district P . It is simply this: : iama is pro videdwith a sort of a tham to.represent each of the systems advocated by various sectioilsof the people. A school on the'de nbminational plan is held in it frail and re clinifig tenement in which ino breeder of valuable stock probably would trust a horse which he wished tq Ikeep out of harm's way. The building, which, in some sense, represents tho itational syste...
ROSTER FOR TUESDAY, 10TH NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 November 1863
vbra on TUoODAY,IOTU OovE~rnL--~esors. Wnueh Hiadmorob, Xink, Bobb, nod lHoddoll. 1003mn P00 TPIUooor, 7 l~t ~oVoOI~o -M~evoe. 10. ~Fry, 7a Choporon, Mookos, Milller, nod Chorlen.
HORSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 November 1863
IHORtSE MARKET. iMessrs. Burt and Co. report- A fair amount of business since last report. The sales have exhibited several fresh lots of useful horses, which have all been cleared at satisfactery rates. On Wednesday, 10 draught horses wont from £27 to £17 10s each; two lots, from iamrna and Wolloogoog, hackneys and light harness liorses, £7 10s to £18 10. each ; 5 cart mares, £30 eachi; and a lot of IS draught horses from the Windsor district (pri vatoly) for £30 eacu. i At the Camperdown Yards, on Tuesday, 20 clts and mares, bred by the lion T. A. ) irray, Esq. at Lake George, from £DT to £',; caclh. Large sized . useful stock only arc r, *! leo.
WEEKLY SUMMARY OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 November 1863
WEEKLY SUMMARY 1O NEWS. THE RANSO3 M1ONEY OF Ma. KEIGHTLEY. -Some of the notes paid by Mr. Ilotton to obtain the release of Mr. Keightley, have been recovered. From wha t we have learned, it appears that onyesterday morn ing, a young man named Donald Cheshire --who is a cousin of the Vanes--came into 1Mr. Webb's store, and there puirchased a double-trigger revolver (price £9), for which he paid two £5 notes-receiving in change £1. Shortly after Mr. Webb took the notes into the bank of Now South Wales, when it was discovered that they corresponded with two of those paid to Gilbert. Cheshirethereupon was followed, Sarrested, and taken to the lock-up, On his nerson being searched, we believe, four n ioro of the £5 notes were found, and also thet following list of articles, which, it is lpposed, he was commissioned to buy: "Big follow-revolver, £8, crape, mother's - iedicine, caps, powder, and bullets." It has also transpired that this worthy visited the shop. of Mr. Fedrotta, the gunls...
GARDENER'S CALENDAR. NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 November 1863
GARDENER'S CALENDAR. SNOVV EBEiL - • Klrrnr?, GO.ntro -I a every respect same .s last moath, teedRda rnd tor well, should rain not fall. ORChARD.--The directions dotaled last month apply in every respectto thla' • .. ,?wt me .?.a h ao--Attend to everything as during ltst month, r VI'aranaR.--LoOU surface soil, keep down rreedrd re-. plrre stakes, destroy an.orts. Fie.--Contrlnue all oporations as during last month. The followig ls agood and chep manur for top-dress ngnpoatures:-Trwo art-lads aood ashes, six of sur ,ciuns of forest or sorlb, nnd 1(. rmwt. 'erruaian Ganno per acre, moll mierd togelheri ana spread over thre boe of the pasture.
ORANGE ELECTION. DECLARATION OF THE POLL. Orange, 6 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 November 1863
ORAN(GE ELECTION. , DECLARATION OF THE POLL. (From itle ?ierlid.) Orange,'06p.m. THiS Returning-offier announced; the state of the poll at clcven o'clock to-day. iNearly 100 persons were. prsent. The numbers were as follow:- , :' - ; Cowper, jin. Martin. Caliangullosig, ..; 10 ;... O5 Bathurs*t ;.. .'.. .). . 5 Court-hoius, Orange 132 . .; 188 Sniimer-street .... 57;. :G3 Pretty Plains .... 3 . 30 Total ... .. 292 ... 27 Majority for Mr. Cowpur, 16. Mr. Coowpr, jin , very briefly addressed the electors, thanking his, friends: for the exertions they had iised ;. . SMr. Martin, ;in: returning tlisnks to iis supporters, said tliat. altliouhli defeated lie was glad he bad come upi here, since he had thus seen .more of thel interior of the country .thiin' ever li had doned before.' SSome of them aid tlought that by defeat Sing hini here they would be upsettig Iis llinistry, and bringrig back. -Mr. Cowper. into office; but in this thoy were mistaken; for both parties remainin precisely th...
TO ADVERTISERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 November 1863
TO ADVERTISERS. WE beg to draw thd attention of Advertisers. to the advantages which the KIAuA. INDEPENDENT O n' offers for tlheir purpose This journal has met. with an amount of success which has few parallels in the history of local journalism in Australia. It reaches all parts of this anod the neigh. :- . bouring colones, as well as those of New Zealand. Its circulation is most exten sive in the south-eastern districts (for swhiose benefit it was established,) espe cially in the counties of Cainden and St. Vincent. 'The inumber of copies is sued at this tinme,tiie commencement of its secondi quarter is nearly 900, and is rapidly increasing. '"
THE FLYING COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 November 1863
TIE FLYING COLUMN. After the capture of the rifles from the bush-felling party on the great South Road, and the subsequent attack by the Maories on the piquet at Pokeno, Colonel Nixon was given the command of a body of men intended for special service in the district lying between the Great Southern Road and the sea, and Iromn the Waikato to Manukau harbor. The force consisted of about sixty men and olficers of the Colonial De fence Corps, of thl company of Forest Rangers under Lieitenant Jackson, and of details of the 40thl, 65th, and 70th Regi ments, under Captain Rutherford-in all about 2,10 men.' Before this force received its final instructions the Pukekohe stockade had been attacked, and before the means of transport were afforded to the column, the murders at Burtt's fhrm had taken place. The natives, in fact, had possession of the forest, and of the bush farms of Pukekohe and Tuimata, with the back clearings of .'Mauku and Wainku. The settlers' home steads at Pukckohe and it...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 November 1863
NEW ZEALAND. (Foe the Herald's Correspondenl.) Auckland, October 15.--As I half antuici pated when I wrotc my last letter from this place, the arrival of the gunboat from your port has delayed for a few days the advance of the General's force into tile Tipper Wai kato districts. The gunboat, now nameed the Pioneer, lhas been undergoing some slight alterations befbre going up the river, for we]ich purpose she hias been lying a:t Mchunga since she arrived. Her nmnsts hlave been removed, and ports made in hler bslwearks; shle has also lad several camnon frlom H.M.S. Curaeoa placed on board her as hler artillery armament. This day she was to proceed iup the river, although I think it doubtful whether, until the present northerly gale abates, she will venture to cross the Mannuka bar. Relieved of her mastsand spars, she is far from so hand some as formealy, buet now floats very ligehtly drawing noet more than two feet of water. Eiven her too great length will not, under these circumnstan...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 November 1863
Sugarse Sugars!! GREAT REDUCTION L Ex " Kate" from le auritius. THE undersigned Uegto inform his cuso tomers and the pulic, that he has just received a large parc-t of Sugars by tie above ship,'which he qers at considerably reduced prices. GEO. L. FULLER, Victoria Stores. Summer Goods! Summer Goods!! TO THE LADIES OF KIAMA. T 'E undersigned, having just returned Srom Sydney, wscto call the atten tion of the Ladies of iam o his larg and varied stock of- / NEWT SUMMI DRESSES, MANTLS, .. I SA LS, &C., &e.;'&C.L. GEO. L.. FULLER, . :. Victoria Store: Summer Tweeds! mer Tweeds!! TUST recoived. a cn et suitable for .J .suits AA:: Hlso IHA , in every variety, land neoest shapes. GEO FULLER, :' '.'. : :Victoria Store. * F ':i 6'Prime Adelaide Flour, S: Blue Jacket, SFrom tuie celebrated mills of Harrison Brothers. HE iindersigned begs to aniounce to the public the arrival of a cargo, of uperior SILK-DI SS,'?ED ADELAIDE FLOIURt, of the cc~b ited Harrison Bros. Brand (...
THE CROPS IN THE HUNTER RIVER DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 10 November 1863
TirE Osors iN TcooE UONTERroIVERvr DS atcr,.-From all We enilciarn, nscirly the ivhole of the wheat crop in this district:h hs been blightedby.rust. ,One io6mmarlbrofea ture.of this .disease is that it. illows the plant :to: grow on vigorously until it has ttaind fullsize, and thelio cars hu ve begun to fill. It then shows .its fatal nateire by ofresting the ripening process. Tlh symp toms of thodiseaseare atfirst, snmallre ddish spots on the stalk. Those spots--bconsisting ipparenitlj of.somnekind of fimgusg-soiread. radually over -thlo plant, .with greater or iess rapidV.acdiioding to tire natuie of the ioeather: -J. whe?biat in the meantime seems to thrive, inth t fhe farmer-often spares.it iii lhope.that itmay tlhions off its enemy. . No sooner, hoersovr,is the 'stiaw fully grown nnd the flow of sap lessened; than the para site suncks out tihe vital fluid aiid· prevents tiho formation of the grain in the ear.: A large portion of the crop is at presentbeing ecit down for lihy.. T...