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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 25 February 1856
Birth, On the 15th February, at Bombala, Maneroo, the wife of Matthew J. Pratt, of a son. Married, On the 2Cth January, by special license, at St. James's Cathe, drul, Melbourne, by the Rev. J.R Cummins, Edward Elgin Browne (late of Leeds) leather factor, to Catherine Martha, eldest daughter of Mr. Wm. Monk, Simson's Ranges.
POLITICAL CONSISTENCY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 25 February 1856
POLITICAL CONSISTENCY. Assuming, for the first time, the exercise of one of the .vast political rights, so lately conceded to us by the Home ?Government, namely, the election of Members to serve us as Representatives in the coming Colonial Parliament, it behoves us to be exceedingly cautious in our selection, and to pause ere we commit our political destinies to the keeping of gentlemen who are candidates for the high and important offices, until we are satisfied they are the men anice capable and willing, by the faithful and patriotic discharge of their duties, of serving us and their country effectually. As public journalists, we wish not at the present to investigate the pretensions of any of the gen tlemen who are candidates for the representation of East Camden in their individual capacities ; but, deeming the coming election to be fraught for good or for evil to us, and to our adopted country, we are most anxious to view the matter in its enlarged scope, and to offer considera...
Shipping Intelligence. SYDNEY SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 25 February 1856
' ' ''f tttyjirag Sutetligwa ' ????'? SYDNEY SHIPPING. : - ??- ? ? ARRIVALS. ? ? February 17. — Boomerang, s., 400 tons, O'Reilly, from Moreton Bay the 15th instant. — Gipsy, s,, Martin, from the Manning River. February 18. — AVonjca Wonga, b., GOO tons, Gilinore, from Melbourne the 15th instant. — Kate Kearney, schooner, S4 tons, Punch, from Valparaiso XJecember 15. ? February 19.— Eugle, schooner, 124 tons, Kelly, from Melbourne the 12th instant. February 20.— Gazelle, brig, 230 tons, Downie,from Otago 30th January. : February 21.— Ariel, schoener, 05 tons. Thompson, from Wellington Jan. 28.— Tamar, a., 390 tons, Chatfteld, from Twofold Bay the 19th, and Broulee the 20th instant. February 22.— Mountain Maid, brig, 193 tons, Peacock, from New Ply mouth the 7th instant.— Annie M'Lean, barque, 310 tons, M'Gaw, from Glas gow lGth October.— Wanderer, brig, 109 tons, Rozea, from Melbourne 17th instant. — David M'lvor, ship, 850 tons, Baillie, from Liverpool 22nd JS'ov. — Ilarkaway, ship...
KIAMA HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 25 February 1856
KIAMA HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY. ' This Society holds its first meeting on Wednesday vext. A society of this kind ought to meet with extensile sup port, for it will not only developes the fertility of die dis trict, but its operations tend to the refinement andelcvation :-of the, human mind — to relieve it from the pressu'eof those grosser, but necessary, pursuits of every day l;e-'
Local Intelligence. GOVERNMENT LAND SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 25 February 1856
% oral ^nWligenrt .. GOVERNMENT LAND SALE. A Government Land Sale will take place at the 'Crown Lands Office; Shoalhaven, on Wednesday, 26th March of lhe following lots :— 14 acres at Bangalli Creek, on the Shoalhaven River, upset price £2 10a. per acre ; 29 acres at same place ; 145a. 2r., Underwood Flat, Shoulhaven River, ; 242 acres 1 rood, same place : through this lot, there are three roads, viz., to Meroo, fcp Grndy Wharf, and branch road t6 ; Burner, the areas of which are deducted from the total area; 49a. near Long Point, Shoalhaven River ; 100a. near lllaroo, Shoalhaven River; 100a. same place ; 54a. lr. 30p., near Good Dog- Creek, a road from Carrells to Bumedarra, passes through thia lot; 134a. 3r., Bun dannon, Shoalhaven River : through which the road from Burner to Bundannon passes ; 80. 2r. same place, road as above ; C8a. 2r. same place, road aa above; 128a. 2r. same place, road as above; 132a. lr. same place. The whole of the above lots are in the County of Camden. ...
HORSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 25 February 1856
HORSE MARKET. Mr. S. Wooller, of the Bull's Head Horse Repository, George street, repoits the hor^e market this week as having taken a der cided change for the better. He has sold a great quantity .of horses of different descriptions at very fair prices. There is a good demand for first class horses at present for the Port Phillip, market and elsewhere. Good horses, subject to trials, will sell at high prices, especially if fresh from the country. Prices may be niKifpfl as t.hfiv were last week. Burt, Hassall, and Co., report that the week's sales exhibit an increased demand for well broken good conditioned horses ; draught stock are much enquired for, and sell very readily. Of first-class gig and carriage horses the supply is fur short of the demand ; prices are about the same as last week's quotations, with an up ward tendency.
THE WAR IN THE CRIMEA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 25 February 1856
THE WAR IN THE CRIMEA. ; ? Betters from Paris state that Pelissier still expects to 'be attacked by the Russians on the Tchernaya. ? '.', The Moniteur of the 24th publishes the following : — '-,- ..'Marshal Pelissier, in his last report to the Minister of -War,- gives the following account of a successful coup de 'main effected on the 3rd of November by the expeditionary '.corps of Eupatoria, under the orders of General d'Allon-i ville :— General d'AUonville having received information; that large flocks, destined for the use of the Russian army,; ?were collected near El-Toch, eight leagues north of Eupa toria, attempted to capture them by a coup de main, which -perfectly succeeded. With this object in view, he sent in direction of El-Toch General Ali Pasha, commander of the Ottoman cavalry, with the Irregulars, and some Tur kish squadrons, as well as two French and two English squadrons. At the same time he left town with the re mainder of the French and English troops, to support ...
THE BALTIC FLEET. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 25 February 1856
\V','. THE BALTIC FLfCET; ?'h- A 'letter from Cherbourg of the 18th November, says : — ?fi All our gunboats and bomb vessels ' have ' 'returned' from the' Baltic to our port, where they are to winter. The gunboats are 12 in number, and the. bomb-vessels five. We; shortly expect the five ships of- the blockading squadron^— namely, the screw liners Duquestie and Tour ville, the screw-covclte d'Asses, and the steam-avisos Aigle and Pelican, as also the steam-aviso GbcyteVconiing; from the White Sea. The crew of the steam-aviso Petrel, wrecked oil the coast of Christiansand, in Norway,, lias, arrived at Cherbourg on board a steamer of the British' Royal Navy. The large Russian three master Sitka, captured on the coast of Kamschatka on the 7th Sep tember, 1854, by the Anglo-French naval divisions of the Pacific, was adjudicated on the 15th instant, to Messrs. de Rothschild for the sum of 188,000f. The Sitka was launched at Hamburg in 1853.' The Orion arrived at Kiel on November 20th, and...
THE WAR IN ASIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 25 February 1856
THE WAR IN ASIA: / '; [.'''; The Moniteur publishes the following, dated Constan tinople, Nov. 12 :—- .' Accordingto the^last accounts, Omar Pasha' was' ex1- pecting a battle. General Mouravieff had detached a di vision from his army, which was advancing by forced inarches on* Kutais by the Akhiska road. About 8000 Turks, under Mbustapha Pasha, had left Batouni to try. and cut off this detachment. Early in the. month they had reached 6surg.ethi;.- The Gommander-in-Chief bade them meet him at Kutais, which willbecome the theatre of some important engagement, unless, the Russians prefer intrenching, themselves in the defiles which protect the advance to Teflis.' . . ? , The Russians were said to be' hutting themselves be fore1 Kars. The blockade is but; feebly enforced'. The garrison of Kars have received some provisions from a convoy intended for the Russian army ; the conductors of iti (Persians) were bribed to deliver it up to the Turks. ? ; 'rB: was reported at Constantinople on t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 25 February 1856
,-?????? . .:??: j Shoalhaven, . '.-mHE.CQMMlTJTEE.for securing the . election of Mr. THOM , JL 'SON, as Member of the New Council for the COUNTY ..,C)F ST. VINCENT, will meet in the STEAM PACKET INN every MONDAY and FRIDAY EVENING, at half-past 7 r Ojdok. All friendly are respectfully invited to attend. JOHN McARTHUR, .?'?284 Hon. Secretary. ; To John Marks, Esq. , ? OIR — We the undersigned Electors of East Camden, respectfully -rK3 ' request that you will allow yourself to be put in nomination .:las a candidate for the representation of this Electoral District iii the New Parliament. And we on our part promise to vote for you, -..?.and to make every legitimate effort to secure your success at the approaching Election. We have the honour to be Sir ?Win. Christie, S. I. R. N. ..; -Robert Miller, sen., ^Thomas lilauk ? James M; Gray, J. P. Ml. Hin.lmar.h, JP. Rev. Jas. Barnier Jo-in Greenwood James Harrison Robert Morrow . . ?'???: John Freer James Emery ? ? Alfred Cook .Robert Tayl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 25 February 1856
: . ?'.?... Notice. ; Ji S I airi on the eve of disposing of my business, I beg leave to _.X3L notify that all parties indebted to me, will oblige by paying the amount of their bills on or before the the 1st of April current, and all parties having claims against mo will please to present them for liquidation. ROBERT WILSON. Macquarie River Store, 11th February, 1856. 39g Notice. ALL persons indebted to the undersigned are requested to pay those debts on or before the 1st March next. All unpaid accounts, after that date, will be placed in the hands of his solicitor. Also all parties having any claims against him are requested to send in the particulars of the same, on or before the above-named day, it being his intention to leave the town. JOHN MOORE, Carpenter. Wollongong, Feb. 2, 1856. - . 357 Notice to Farmers. rflHE undersigned beg to call the attention of farmers to the JL great advantages to be obtained by the growth of Cape barley in the place of English barley. The great pre...
SYDNEY MARKETS. PRICES OF FLOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 25 February 1856
''' , . SYDNEY MARKETS. ' ,- : ':?..!.? . ?? 'PRICES 'OF FLOUR. - ? ? .' . .Wheat has arrived, much more freely this week, and has met ?with ready, sale at from' 10s. to 10s. 9d. per bushel. Flour remains at. £28 per ton of 20U0 lbs., for fine ; and £26 for second quality. .Braiijls., to Is. 3d. per bushel. ? : Mr. Breillat : Wheat is now coming in more plentifully, and of a better quality. The best samples are freely purchased at about ?10s. to 10s. 6d. per bushel Flour is steady 'at former quotations -r-£S28 per ton fine, and £26 seconds. Bran, Is. tola. 3d. per bushel. , The Chili Flour Company report no alteration. Wheat, at the market, has beeu selling at from 10s. to 11s. per bushel according to quality. American Flour. — Haxall is quoted at 66s. per barrel.
ST. VINCENT. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 25 February 1856
ST. VINCENT. (From a Correspondent of the JEmnirf.A A numerous meeting of the electors of the Moruya district took place on Saturday, the 9th instant, at the Shannon. View Inn to meet Mr. Sadleir and hear an exposition of his political principles. Mr. James Staunton, of Shannon Harbour, occupied the chair Mr badleir having addressed the meeting at considerable length dwelling, chiefly on the land question, the New Constitution education, &c.— Mr. James Waddle moved, and Mr. Timothy Ganl non seconded a resolution :— » That Mr. Sadlier is a fit and proper person to represent the county of St. Vincent in the New Parlia ment ;' which was carried by a show of hands. Mr. Roberts the rival candidate, having introduced himself into the meeting some of his remarks occasioned disturbance, which, however, was over ruled by the timely interference of F. Flannaffan, Era J P On Tuesday week, Mr. Sadleir also yisited Ulladulla, and on Thursday, 14th instant, addressed a large number of the...
Commercial Intelligence. SYDNEY MARKETS. SATURDAY EVENING, 4½ o'CLOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 25 February 1856
€minimkl Mtltymn: ? ~ . '.SYDNEY. MARKETS. ' ' ' Saturday Evening, 4% o'Clock. 1 ' , £ s. d. & s. d. Flour... ... ... ... 28' 0 0 to 30 0 0 ' Wheat, per bushel ... ... 0 9 0 ; 0 10 6 Maize (dull) ? 0 2 9,030' Oats (Scotch) ... ... ... 0 5 0 0 5 6 ' Potatoes (if fjood) ... ' ... '2 '10 0 3 15 0 Onions, (dull) per owt. ... ... 0 8 0 0 10 0 Hay, per ton ? ' ... ' 3 '10 0 4 10 0 Bark ? - 3 3 0 4 4 0 Pigs, per lb. (in demand) ' ... 0 0 8 0 0 9 , Calves... ...' .'.. ' ... ' 0 15 6 15 0 Fowls, per pair... .. - ... * -0 3 0 0 4 0 Ducks ... ... ,...050, 060 ' ' Geese ... ... ... ... 0 8 0 0 9 0 Turkeys ... ... ... » 0 14 0 10 0 Butter, 1st quality, per lb. ..,013 013 Ditto, inferior (unsaleable) , ... 0 0 10. '0 10 ? Cheese (colonial) ... ... 0 0 8.00 10 Eggs, per dozen ... ' ... 0 2 0 0 2 3 Bacon, per lb. ... ...?'... 0 10 0 10 Hams (in demand) ' ... ? -o 1 0 ' -Oil , .Lard - ». .» ? ?? 0 0 6 0 0 8 Cabbage-tree, per 100 hands ... 0 10 0 0 14 0 ; , AItSlSTB.ON'(x ANT) FULLER,' '? ? :...
GOLD DISCOVERY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 25 February 1856
?? ..:... . GOLD DISGOyEllY.; . (From the S. M. Herald.) ,. On - Saturday last a gentleman arrived in town from the Opmr diggings, where he had been at work ahout three weeks, bringing ?with -him* as the result of his lahours,- 406 ozs. 12 dwts. of the precious metal. It consists principally of large nuggets, several of which' are beautiful specimens. The heaviest nugget weighing 21& ozs. This specimen, with several oihers, weighing respectively 13 ozs., II ozs., and 10A ozs., &c, were brought to our oflice for ?inspection. The largest nugget is of an oblong shape, about five inches long and two wide. One side is Hat and rough, interspersed with' quartz, and having the appearance of being forced from its Led iu the rock ; the other side is concave, and quite smooth and nolished. evidently by the action of water. The spot where the gold was found by Mr. White, the gentleman referred to, is a place -,.' v ';'. known on the Ophir diggings as Yorker's Corner, an elevated...
GENERAL REGISTRY FOR NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 25 February 1856
GENERAL REGISTRY FOR NE*V SOUTH WALES. me loilowmg important announcement appeared in Tuesday's Government Gazette: — ' FOB THE REGISTRATION OF BIKTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS, UNDER THE ACT OF COUNCIL, 19 TICT., NO. 34. ' Notice is hereby given that, for the purpose of receiving notices and other particulars required by the Act of Council respecting births, marriages, and deaths, the Office of tbe Kegistrar-Geuern.l, No. 24, Castlereagh-street, will be open every day except Sundays and holidays, from the 1st of March, 1856. 'l'he registrations are made free of charge, and the public are invited to give immediate notice of all births and deaths which shall occur oil and after the 1st dav of March nnvr. 'All children born on and after the 1st March, 185R, should be registered (by the parents) within sixty days from the date of birth.' '?Every person dying should bo registered (by the tenant of the house or place in which he dies before the funeral takes place, so that the registrar may...
BIBLE SOCIETY'S MONTHLY MEETING AT KIAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 25 February 1856
BIBLE SOCIETY'S MONTHLY MEETING AT KIAMA. [FROM A CORRESPONDENT.] ine monthly meeting of theKiama Branch of the above Society, in connection with the N. S. W. Auxiliary of the British and Foreign Bible Society, took place on Wednesday last at half-past 2 in the Wesleyan Chapel. The Rev. George *Mackie, one of the Presidents being present, took the chair, and opened the proceed ings with prayer. The Secretary, Mr. Meares, read the minutes of the last meeting, which were approved of. The Treasurer, Dr. Moore, stated that according to instructions, he had written to the Bible Depot in Sydney, and had yesterday by the steamer received an assortment of Bibles, nearly to the value of 6Z. They were now in Mr. Wilson's place of business, where the lady visitors, and others would have the opportunity of procuring as many as they needed. Reports from the ladies annnint.ed at, lnsf-. montim. tn visit the families of the district, and to enquire if Bibles were needed, and if any, how many, and ...