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A JAPANESE JUGGLER. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 23 April 1859
A JAPANESE JUGOLER.-Here are some of his feats :-No. 1. He took an ordinary boy's ,top,:spun it in the air, caught it in his hand, and then placed it (still spinning) upon the edge of a sword, near the hilt.. Then he dropped the sword point a little, and the top moved slowly towards it. Arrived at the very end, the hilt was lowered in turn, and the top br6ught back. As usual, the sword was dan gerouslysharp. No. 2, wrs also performed with the top. He spun it'in the air, and then threw the end of the string back towards it with such accuracy that it was caught up and wound itself all ready for a second cast. By the time it had done this, it had reached his hand, and was ready' for another spin. No. 3 was still per formed with the top. There was an upright pole, upon the top of which was perched a little house, with a very large front door. The top was spun, made to climb the pole, knock open the said'front door, and disappear. As well as I remember, the band end of the string was fas...
SYDNEY LABOR MARKET. COUNTRY WAGES (PER ANNUM), WITH RATIONS. [Flour, 8lbs. to 10 lbs; meat, 10lbs. to 14lbs.; sugar, 2lbs. tea, ¼lb., weekly.] [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 23 April 1859
SYDNEIY LABOR MARKET. CouoNTia WAGE8 (PER ANNUM), .wlTIzRATrONS. [Flour, 8 lbs. to 10lbs ; meat, 10 lbs.;to 14 lbs.; sugar, lbs. tea, lb, weeckly.] - Tarm laborers.. ... 3.;,. , .. ? 0 0 to 35 0 Do. married couples.. ....... .. .45 0 60.0 Storemon .. ... .. .. . ... 40 0 .50 0 utkeopers .. .. . .. .-..' 20 0 250 Garden laborcrs .. ,... .. .;.0 0 40 0 Stockm.en I. ..d5 0 40 0 Bullock drivers 40 0 50 0 hIorse drivers .. . ..; 30 0' 40 0 Plooghmen .. ' .; ? '80 0 35 0 Surveyor's men : ... 3:.." 0 0 15 0 Shepherds . .. . . 0 0 33 0 Do., with 3 o 4 floecks I . :-=;.:::: . 50 0 70 0 Blacksmlths , 0 0 80 0 Carpenters .. . " .40 0 60 0 B. S. HAIOI, Commiesfon and Labor 'Agent;. King-street e?so' at:tho premises formerly known as the Melbourne IHotel. Sydney . April 20, 1859.
TEN YEARS AGO. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 23 April 1859
TEN YEARS AGO. (FROM.TUE NEW YORK TIMES.) .It would be hard to imagine anything more ctitirely;different from the state of things which all the signs of the times prognosticated in 1848 than the state of things which we. now witness in Europe. Almost every expectation which :the wisest man might then have fairly enter "tained has been utterly falsified. The events of that time have led to any results but " those 'we:looked for, and the actors have any parts but those they promised us. Smith O'Brien *has been round the world; has come home somewhat sadder, and we feel sure much wiser, and now makes almost as strange a. figure 'upon the political stage as if he were a man of an other. generation. Thomas Francis Meagher, from the brilliant orator and whilome candidate for Parliament, with a gorgeous future before him, has dwindled in a lecturer on Costa Rica, with appropriate illustrations, and editor of a local Irish newspaper. John Mitchel, when last seen, was the frantic defender of...
STOCK AND STATION CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 23 April 1859
STOCK AND..STATION CIRCULAR. GARLAND and BIN1oAlM report that this week has.been very quiet. We have had several offers for Ballooks de livered in the South. at 90s. to 95s. per head, but parties ardi'unwilling to sell at that; indeed, bullocks are very scarce. One lot of mixed ages, 6 to 7, we quoted at 75s., delivered there-70s. h s been offered and refused in several cases. Letters from good authority describe the overland route as suffering considerably from want of feed and water. STORE SIneer.-Plenty of buyers at advanced rates, but very few for sale T'he purchasers from the Fitzroy district are clearing the market of all kinds of store stock, and, in consequence, 12s. has been freely offered for ewes fit to breed from this week ; also 16s. for wethers, delivered on the Mlurrumsbidgee, but refused in both cases. , WooL.-For good clips we find purchasers at fair rates; but infierior are not in demand. STATons.--There is an increased demand, and very satisfactory offers are made...
THE LAST DEVIL'S WALK. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 23 April 1859
THE i.ASTi DEVI ,'S 'AE ?( aBY CHARLES DICKENS. -Prom his brimstope bed at break of'day A devil has walking gone, To trample and char the flow'rs to death, To infest the air ivith his pestilent breath, And to cloud the morning sun. And, pray, how was this devil dress'd? Oh, ihe was cased in an iron vest; tlis scales were close, and his rivets true, With never a chink for a spear to get through. -And over the hill, and over the dale, He walked, and over the plain, And an air-gun, elegant, polish'd, and round, That would kill miles off, with never a sound, He twirl'd like a harmless cane. And over the laurels of full-blown Fame, And the tender shoots of the young Good Name, He stamp'd with his merciless hoof of shame, And he left his pirint on each. And backwards and forwards he wri~gled his tail, Through rose-trimmed garden and lly-strewvn vale, .Marking his course by a loathsome trail,' Lik a snail-track over a peach. He spied a laborer hard at work, Early at his vocation. His promi...
APPOINTMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 23 April 1859
APPOINTMENTS.-We take the following from Fridayb' Gazette, s1th April:-Hi- Excellency the Governor General directs it to be notified, that Elias Carpenter Weekes, Erquire, has been appointed a member of the Executive Council; also, to be Colonial Treasurer and Collectorof Internal Revenue of New South Wales.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 23 April 1859
SHOALHAVEN! Remember ! ! ! SALE BY AUCTION on MONDAY, 25th .APRIL. Mr. JAMES STEWART'S Cattle, Horses, and Lease of Farm, on the First Days, and Farm and Dairy Im plements, on the following days. Commence each day at 11 o'clock. Terms Liberal. Illawarra House Academy. EVENING CLASSES. 1IfR. HUSTLER respectfully intimates his intention of lL1 re-opening his EVENING CLASS on Monday next, May Ist, 1859, should a sufticient number of pupils offer themselves to warrant him in no doing. The branches taught are, Reading, Writing, Ortho graphy, Arithmetic, Grammar. History, Geography, Composition, &e., &e. SEPARATE NIGHTS for Latin, French (acquired by Mr. Hustler on the Con tinent), and Drawing. Teens .. .. .. £1 1 0 per quarter. Payable in Advance. Attendance-Three evenings per week. Hours-From 7 till 9 o'clock. Wanted, ,'-MAN. who can Plough and Milk; also to make him. elf generally useful on a farm. Apply to JOHN O'MEARA, Kiains, 22nd April. Fermanagh Hotel. Lost, COW, w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 23 April 1859
Newspaper Establishment AND MACHINE' GENERAL PRINTING OFFICE, SHOALHIAVEN STREET, KAIMA. 'THE Proprietor takes this opportunity of informing . the inhabitants of Kiama. and the surrounding dis trict, that he continues to qxecute Printing of every kind and description at the lowest possible prices, and on the shortest notice. Having at considerable expense imported some of the most beautiful machinery ever introduced into the print ing business .ip New South Wales, which for speed and execution of work, stands unrihalled, he would confidently expect from the district a fair share of pationage and eupport. Book Work Cards of Address Circulars, in script type Receipt Books' Circulars, in ronudo do. Order Books Posters Promisory'Notes Hand Bills B ill Headings, &a., Executed on the shortest notice. - The following Forms may beoobtained at this ofice : Lease Forms Bank Books Apprentice's Indentures Money Order Books FForms of Agreement &e., &o., &e. His ty...
SYDNEY MARKET PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 23 April 1859
W--heat :per bushiel. -.7: 0 0 ; to; 0 -7' 6 : Malize, ditto: 0`. 3 0:. 0 3 6 \Potatoes, per cwt: 0,'; 3 ' 0 0" 3f' ' 3 Onions, ditto C Flour, ditto.. 09 0 0 0 Butter, per lb. ... 1 0 3 ,' 6 Egs, perdoz . . 1 ;:6 0 1:: 9 Pigseach... 16 ' "0 030.0 Calves, ditto . :- .. 0 i 0 0 : 20 0 Bark, per ton ...:... n'ot salenable:. W HAZLET, Coimisson Agent, Sussex street. Sydney, April 20, 1859.'
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. CAMPBELL & RUSSELL'S PRODUCE CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 23 April 1859
. COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. ----+--- OtAMPBELL & RUSSELL'S PRODUCE CIRCULAR. Trade has been brisk this week, and a fair share of business has been transacted. Wheat-very little good coming in-prices firm at our quotations. Maize plentiful-good sound maize fit for shipment will realise the highest market price. Flour-par cels of sweet, sound ditto, meet with ready sale. Bran dull. Barley (English) godd sound bright samples for malting enquired for. Ditto cape no minal. Hay-the arrivals about ecual to the con sumption. . Btter-the surplus ,having been cleared off for the Melbourne market at low figure. We anticipate a rise for best potatoes-firm at our quotations. Pigs and calves in good demand. S £ s. d. £ s. d. Flour ...... ...... 0- to l9 0 0 :Wheat . 0 " 5 6' ' .0 7 0 Brai .. .. .. , 1.3' `0 0. 0 Maize . 0. .3 0 .'3 3 Hay .'. 810;8315 0 Potatoes ..". 1?:;.. ,o ;:4 0 0 Onions 600 *'.: 70 0 Butter 0 1 8 0 1 6 Cheese ... ... ..., .. 0 6' 10 Bacon ...:....01 0... 1.O 0 Eggs .i ...
AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS, AS PICTURED BY AMERICANS. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 23 April 1859
AMERICAN INSTITUTIONS, AS PICTURED BY AM?ERICANS. -.We, (Herald) recently called attention to a sad picture of American political life and mauner.3, as sketched by the New York Correspondent of the London Times. It is with sincere regret that we find even graver charges alleged by the American Press. We could give almost any number of such extracts as the following :- " Freed from religious or military or aristo cratic despotism, we seem to have attained the highest political happiness. But such is not the fact. -We cannot shut our eyes to the truth, and therefore we are beginning to acknowledge that our. governing power is the mob; and that is des potism worse than that of Russia or France,. be cause. it is senseless, cruel, and bloody. Here we have, within ten miles of the City Hall, a population of over a million of people, presumed to be eminently blessed in their political sur roundings. The law guarantees to every citizen the right to choose his own rulers, as well as pro tect...
THE ALPACAS. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 23 April 1859
THE ALPACAS.-The proposition of the Govern ment for the purchase and management of the alpacas introduced by Mr. Ledger was assented to in the Legislative Assembly last evening. A lengthened discussion took place on the question, but the preponderating opinions affirmed the de sirality of retaining the flock in the oclony. The chief opposition to the proposal was based on the general principle that Governments are not justified in interfering in commercial matters, the purchase and management of the alpacas being purely a mercantile speculation; but by most of those who took this objection, the importance of opening up the new branch of commerce offered by the arrival of the alpacas was fully admitted, and a readiness was expressed to grant a compensation to Mr. Ledger for his losses in the enterprise. Objection was also taken to the appropriation by one colony of either the honor and advantage, or the loss, of propagating the animals; and it was accorlingly proposed that half the a...
DAN DONOVAN TO HIS FRIEND DARBY DOOLITTLE, IN ANSWER TO HIS LAST LETTHER, AN CONSARNEN OTHER MATHERS O V LOCAL INTHEREST. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 23 April 1859
DAN DONOVAN TO HIS FRTELND DARBY DOOLII'ELS, IN ANS IPER TO HIS LAST LETTIIER, AN CONSAARNA?N OTHER MA TIIERS O V LOCAL INTIIEREST. PEB FAVOR OF THIE KIAMA EXAMINER. Arra, be gorra, Darby, but its I that was de lighted beyant misher, intirely, whin I resaved your last letther, for I always like to beer from an ould frind; an you will consave how it warms the blood in the veains uv an ould pathriot to heer of the harty inthrest a kumpathriot takes in publik afares, an to heer av you waden knee-deep in the. boilin wather av politikal sthrife. Koep up yer hart, Darby, mavorneen, an I'll soon be up wid ye; an, in the mane time, keep up a gude luk out for the sharks an pirates. I mane to stand nixt saison at the inshuen alekshun, as a kandidate for a sate in the Legislated Assimbly; an if ye giy me a pull up the the lather, alongside o' ye, whin I git there, bedad I'll rernimber ye; an I'll use me impidince to git ye made judg o' som o' the dis thrict coorts ; an thin God half thim that'...
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 23 April 1859
YICTORIA; We have Melbourne papers to the 7th instant. '" Tlise victoiy of Dr. Evans, the new Minister of Land and \VWoks, at the. Richmond election, is de' scrihed as .having been obtained inla way rathcr perilous.to the Ministry .Theb principal topic urged against him was the o.land question, ias expounded by the short sketch of their intended policy recently given by the Ministry. He further explained it, and defined the meaning as to. the squatters to be that they were to remain, undisturbed. for three years, when the leases would expire. and the system then to cease. This,. however, did not satisfy the Convention party, anrd they set uip Dr. Mackay against him as an opposition candidate. Dr. Evans, it is said, finding the opposition .look serious, wa .vered, and at an interview held between him and the leaders of the coiiveition, he abandontd his own land views, adoptod " theirs, aild 'ivein signed a written dechiration to that effect, the,: principal clause .beinghis adhesion ...
DIARY. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 23 April 1859
DIARY. 8A08 SUN OX UN SUN SET. MX' X MORNING MONTHo. WEE. MERIDN. RISEB.- AGE. TIDE. April 23 S..... .58 0 33 5 3 20 1 ,, S......... 58 2 6 34 522 I - ,, 5 ....... 67 5 2 2 0 36 S T........ 57 416 35 5 c0 23 1: 3 7,, \V ........ 31 6"30 10 518 2 42 ,,28 T........ 57 6 37 5 17 '5 3 59 ,, gP....... 51 03 6 8 5 10 26 5 10 THE ,KIAMA EXAMINER. PUBLISHED WEEKLY.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 23 April 1859
Could we wreath our columns round with gar lands of gay flowers we would do so. in very joyousness that the Parliament of New South Wales has breathed its last breath, never to be resuscitated under the electoral law of 1851 ; for most assuredly we have..little, very little, to be satisfied with, either in the statesmanship of re sponsible ministers, or in the, wisdom of represen tative legislators. The greater part of the late long and weary session has been frittered away in idle declamation, angry recriminations, petulant abuse, ungentlemanly personalities, and undigni fied wordy squabbles, mis-called debates. Trifles, light as air, have been too frequently seized upon and carped on with pertinaceous avidity, to em barrass the Government, and mischievously delay -the business of the country, in the hope that by so impeding the State miachinery, some chance might occur, some lucky slip, to upset the Ministry, not for the country's good, but solely that a par ticular set of men sho...
SHOALHAVEN. COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. TUESDAY, 19TH APRIL. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 23 April 1859
'SHOALIIAVEN. * -4-- [FROM OURn CORRESPONDENT.] COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. TUESDAY, 19Tn APRIL. (Before a full Bench.) CONSTABLE Ross v KELLY.--Ielly was charged with being drunk and disorderly. Defendant pleaded guilty. Being the first offence, and having been confined in the lockup, was fined 5s. RIprs v BINDON.--This was for an assault. Defendant was fined 6s., anl 3s. (id. costs. IRvrNo v SIMrsoN.-Postponed cafe from last Court, on account of absence of a witness (Mrs. Ford) who failed to appear, to prove a filly to be her property, and which the defendant claimed as having been given him by plaintiff in lieu of wages. Dismissed, and the Bench ordered the filly to be given up to defendant. SPECIAL CoUoT. - PuonLINs' LICENSE.--ThO following applications were granted : - William Ringland, Settlers' Home, Green Hills; Alfred SThomas, Roybal Victoria Hotel, Tarrara; John Parnell, '?avellers' Rest, Tamarang; William Anderson Wheatley, Royal Hotel, Numba; George Torey, Nowra Hotel, Nowr...
THE "S. M. HERALD" AND THE INCUBUS LIBEL CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 23 April 1859
THE" S. H HERALD" AND . THE INCUB US . LIBEL CASE. -. (craosc THE ARUIDALE EXPRESS.) :, The Illawarra Mercury and the Kiama Examiner complain, and we think with justice, of the course .pursuied by the S. H. Herald with 'reference to the chairges brought against Mr. Berry of Shoalhaven, by the Rev. Dr. Lang. When Mr. Berry found that the criminal prosecutions which he had been the cause of instituting against Dr. Lang and Mr. Fus- sell were disposed of, by two juries returning a ver- dict of not guilty, he published a long letter in the Herald, as an advertisement, in which lhe endta vored to justify his career since his arrival in the colony. This, to say the least of it, was an im proper proceeding, as, in.the meantime, Mr. Berry laid actions for £1,000 each against the proprietors of the llawarra Mercury and the Kiama Examiner for publishing the alleged libel 'by Dr. Lang; and these journals--in deference to an understood rule in such cases-were precluded from discussing the maitt...