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WEEKLY SUMMARY OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 1 December 1863
WEEKLY SUMMARYI OF NEWS. SUDDEN DETnt.-A confectioner named Andrew Dick died suddcenly yesterday morning, at his abode in a lane leading olf Bathaurst-street. At the inquesot it was shown that fbr a long he haid been an invete rate drunkard. For tile ]Ist three months, however, hle had continued sober, but it week ago lhe begiani to drinlk hard. On Satnrday the unihapipy mino was delirious, and at niioht hle lay down ai s though asleeop,. but hle didl not again awnke. Hoe ?reathedu heavsily, and it is salid died, between eight and tnie o'clock on SundayLs morning. Dr. W?arren saw hIim after le was dead; he believed thaut deceased lhad died from an opti!ptic lit., uroughut on by intempanu ce. Jury's verdict:u-?"Died front .St the result of itcmperauce."-- FIerialdl f Tlhurs uluy. aENtAGEENT eOF a. oAND MRS. KtANx. --M~r. WS. S. Lyster. the enterprisintg clessee of the Prince of Wales Theatre, iehas tunnounced that he has engaged the cele brated arlisltes Mr. and Mrs. Charles Keen, wh...
ADELAIDE. Monday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 1 December 1863
ADELADET - M'oniday Evening. Mr. Geolrgeo MarshRll has mnfornmed our crilcketers that lihe wants £2000, and all ex penses paid. to allow the All-England E|l1even to play at Adellaide. The Milang Volunteers have challenged the Robin HIood Company for a return rifle match. A forward sale of 10,000 bushels of wheat has been made at Is. 3d., deliverable in Jansury next. Tuesday night. On Sunday prayers were offered up in tho churches for tlhe health of the conmmnu nity. Considerable mortality, especially, among the young, has taken place from searletina and diphtheria. Amonagst the deaths are inspector Hall, of the police, and John Bond Phipson.
WAGGA WAGGA HORRIBLE MURDER. Wednesday, 3 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 December 1863
VGGAGA WAoGA. HOuRRBLE MURDER. S Wednesday, 3 p.m. A shocking murder was ·orpetrated on Messrs. Mort's station, three miles from" lthis, yesterday, atton o'clock. Mir. Rogers,, t~he superintendent, has allowed a youing man named Bonfield, wIowas easgeld as wool presser, to slhear for his own ?onefit rhen not engaged at press.' This annoyed a shearer named Harris, who objected to the arrangement yesterday mormnig, when Bonfield was about to bein. Blonhold told himn to slhut up. Harris rushed at hIim, and drove his closed shear blades into his Iheart. Thie poor fellow seorely. cried out " I am murdered,' atnd fll, exspiring instaeutly. The wretch Marris was immediately secured Sby the otheahearers, and is now in custody here. A pead mart -. u? aminatibn showedtha·t the sheia?s lhad entered l the chest; but 'on Sreaching.: tlhe heart uhad opened, inflicting tao distiint .wounds, dither of wlichamust have been instanty mortal. The decoased was well-coilducted, respetable yotisg man:uand...
BATHURST. Wednesday 6 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 December 1863
3ATIURST. Wednesday 6 p.m. STwo persons were stuck-up lost night by two bushrangers on the Solala Boild, who had crape over their faces. About £10 was taken from each. Vane was broghet peessgoin to-day, and thle evidence of Mr. Juoinc don, of Grub linuboeg, was taken relative to the attackson. his hsouse. The tieree troopers whhose arnms. were tkeun asay by the buihrangers were also exained. The charge againt one of thes is withdrawn, as it alppears that he htd nob chance of oferinsg resistance. The other two are remanded fbr tho production of. further evidence.
THE WAIROA—A CONTRAST. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 December 1863
THE WAIROA--A CONTRAST. In November, 1862, some forty dairy farms were here, in full operation, pro ducing cheese and butter for the Aisek land market. The lowing of sleek herds rose melodiously on the summer breeze; the smoke ourled gracefully bovoe the mnimy thlriviig homeisteads thiat studded this fertile valley; and -s sunny cheerful ness shone on the dountailance of, the contented and prospering settlers. Troops of happy and rosy children gamboled on the busy sward; the busy iousewives, by well ordered.industry, found time for the social visit; and the stalwai-t bushmen who owned these broad acies, after laying aside the axe they hadeso lustily plied all day, found both heart arid opportunity to blend their voices in harmonious concert, or join in the inspiriting dance. In November, 1803, how changedand how dark the scone. The milkly mothers have departed from their pleasant pas tures, or have met thoe Maori knife the cottages are. abandoied, smokeless a'mnd cheerless; and the ...
SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 December 1863
SYDNEY IMARlKETS. , The Sydney papers of Saturday last re port as under:- . . a. Flour, first, per tor- , 15 0b% to 0 0 0 Do., Seconds, per ton .. 18 40 0 .. O 0 0 Bran perbushel of20lb 0 , 4..0 0 0 Biscuit, Cabin, per 1L001bs 1 Q 0 .. O 0 0 Ditto, Navy .. O 15 0 .. 0 .0 0 Bread, per 21b jl f .. O 0 4 .. O 0 0 Iay, per eg .. .. O 5 6 .. O 76 CGrass . .. .. 0 S .. 0.0 0? Lucerne .. . . 0 4 0 '.. 05-'6 Straw .. .. 0 3 8 .. 0 4 6 Bark, per do .. 0":' 5 0 0. 0 5 I6 Wheat, perbushcl ... 46 ..O 5 6: Oats, per do. .. ..;0 0 .. 6 6 Barley, per do'.. 0' O .O G6 0:":' Mzal, per do ... O"?9 8 04 0.40'. Durck'st ffporb do .: O '. -0 '9'. '0 1- 0 Beaf, pwr Ibd -r. .:. 0:,0,:1 -0: O 013 MGtttn,.per.do.up .. 0 0 ~ . 0 3 PvO~p?,do ::; .1OY oo4 ':OiO ? Park, p r do . .. . 10 0 .. 0 25 ? vealpags . 0 0 3.0:08 0 Lamb,per. lqr... .0 ' 0 ..: 0.0 Fowls, prciple ::o.-'.'. 0 36 ;.. 04 Duols, perdo. ;.. 0· 1'5 0" .:" .0O180 Duocks, wild, per do 0 ..t 6 04 ?0 Geese, per coaple. . 0 6 0 ;. 7 0 Ttlrkys,,pei. d...
DECEMBER 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 December 1863
DECEaneiR 3. Thle House having gone into committeo of Wmiys and Means, tlh adjourned debate on the financial scheme of the Govornment iwas restimedl:by Mr. Samuel, who objected to the new tariff' as indicating a new policy, and con tendid that the :proposed duty of ten per: ceuit., on imports, there hjeing no drawbacki would vir tually destroyi tho.trade betwcen this: colby -'andrlNo? 'ealnd:md.. Queens - land; and·also on u:the giound that thle pro posed tariff iwas inalUtrespcctoi,protcctive tariff: Ho objected to thle Treasurc?s pro posal of fluiding a higher rate~of interest, which he consideied : unexanmpled. 'In COanda the experinent had been tried anid had fifled. An Unredeemnable stock would be filr less appreciated in the money markelt than our present toerminable debentures, i2iich: were valuable and useful in com mnelco. " Mctr. Love took a similar view as to the effect of the new tariff in ildestroying the intercolonial trade. Mr. Cosvpr, .t, ?of4oCed the financhil polic...
TRANSPORTATION TO AUSTRALIA [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 December 1863
TRANSPORTATION TO AUSTRALIA. (Iroom tIh Times.) Trm: letters which Ihave recently appeared in ouil collllumns oil the subject of trans; portation to Australia embody a in some what piquant from the two opposite views of that most troublesome question. The immediate occasion of .Ir. Edward Wil son's protest is the news that Lord Dal housie has been chartered by the Gover ment to convoy two or three hundred eonviets to Western Australia. MIr. Wilson inveighls against this proceeding in no measured terms, as an outrage upon the rights of the free settlements on the Australian Continent. He utterly denies the existence of any obstacles to prevent the convict population of the west filtering eastward and deluging the gold-diggings and torritories of Southern Australia. He expresses on behalf of the free colonists a fierce determination to re sist the " invasion," as he calls it, at any price, and threatens us with reprisals in the shape of transportation from Austra lia to England, if we...
SYDNEY MARKET PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 December 1863
':S'DNEY MAllfERT?? T PRIOES. - Whea-s Gd to Gs O?d porbusllel.; s'ize--4s Od to Os 0d ditto "Barley, Moaltinlg--30i Sd to 4s Gd pet bushel. Ditto, COpc--3x od to 3S 6d ditto Oiats--6s d to 7s 0d ditto ??ini--ls Gd to Os Od ditto Flour--lst, £1 per too Ditto, 2nd--£13 ditto Hay, Lucerne-£3 Os to £5 Os ditto Ditto. Oaten--£ to £8 ditto Potatocs--£7 to £'8 Os ditto Onions--12s to 16. 'iutter-7d to 9d per lb HIoncy-4d to Gd aon--7dil to Sd ditto Cheese--7d to 8t ditto Eiggs--ls per doz. Fowls--,qs Od to 4o Gd per couple Ducke--ls d tos od peraitto Tlrkleys--7s to 14s ditto Calves-7s to lSs Pigs--3d to 4d per lb" Hides-As to 8s c?t :' :. - GRAHAMI Sc MULKOLLAND, Dec. , 1868. IKing-street West, Sydney, Dcc. 5, 1565.- .. ,
DECEMBER 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 December 1863
The Rouse having goiso into Committee of Ways ?nd leans, . , Mir: Eagar made his promised exposition df the financial policy of'The Government. After adverting to the ineon-ssities of the statements and explanatibns, made by the members of the late Government as to the present financial ?eticit. nod lasming the late Treasurer fort?"i? wait" of courage in being perseiadsd out of an adherence to his origisal statement of the finances of the conntis, the hon. member proceeded to lay before the ismmitteq ,hihe st.sted as the ti te st?ite of the f'snsinr Akthe close of tio present year; which k'!ez e.scd to "Ave not in estimated, but in htal figures, for-coss venience sake. Viewing the case ds that of the embatrrassed estate of the rnrm of Cow pertand Co. with..ltieh the creditors, the House and the pj?~s?. so dissatisfied, the defihit, aceordiu -otl t' printed statement of Ways and feans 'leid by the hon. member before the IRoue, would ainount on thb 31st December next to £439,471. On t...
AMERICAN DEMOCRACY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 December 1863
AI'fEtTCV\ D1':OCiIACY Ti: follolvin is from a nletter l '' MIajn Ihattan," the New York contributer to the London He~tld, and it is interesting a?s showing how democrai'o i is regarded in America :by some of it? citizens. The date F tlhe letter is .Tuly a- " Mdc\1le Ihas doneo wond?rs ailready; and, altlihugh unknowi n before, no\w hle is famnous IHe ha:s doine t l best thiig pos silble to be doona &jf?" tjil ~irciiumstance. He took tihe place of th'Il druicnken vaga bond, Hooker, who it i soaid lhas not drawn a sober breathi since thie aittle of C(hanceellorsvile. It is now known that Hooker was removed for drunkenness. To the command of HIooker over a dis- B pirited and demoralized army, General Meade succeeded. He has done well, and c it would be a capital joke if he should 'T ihip Lee, and thus save several capital i cities. Although the son of an English dry goods merchant, and born in Spain, t I certainly should go for abolishing the constitution, and maklting ;leade ...
RAILWAY AUCTION DEPOT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 December 1863
RAILWAY AUCTION DEPOT. Fat Cattle.--MIarketc a little firmer than at. Slast report. Primne mobts are worth froni £4 to £4 10s. I sold on Wednesday last, at tlhe Victoria Yards. Putersham, 187 headof Flood's Smiddling quality. Bullocks at from £3 8s to £4 5s; cows fro'm £2 18s to £3 198; average of the whole, £3 1ls Gd. Fat Sheep.-This market is also a little firiner. PIrime flocks Imay be quaoted at hls to 12s. Store Stock.-Nothing to report. S-lHorses.--sThe market is completely glutted, and likely to bie tilr some time to come. . Iilch CLows-Doll of sale. Prime may hbe quoted at from £5 to £S, altlhough I sold (tn Thursday a vcry superior animal at £10. The sale at ?Ir. BIell' s was very thinsly attended, and biddiing slack, which I attribute to the serious losses thle farmers in the county of .Cmbolrenrld havie met writh tie last two seasons. The best of the cattle were with dra'Jwn. Produce Sale, Railtway Auction Depot.-The supply of calves wans hlarge, chiefly inferior. Lambs, ...
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. DECEMBER 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 December 1863
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMIBLY. DEcauroER 1. Mr. Samuel moved thalt there ought to be a silver and copper coinageo issued Iomn tho Syduney branch of the l]oyal Mint, and lOinted out the many icovcuienccs that followed in the wake of theo issue of copper tokecns by private persons, and the largo profint that would accrlue, to the Go vernmcat by issuing copper coins. Mr. Engar suggested the adjournment of he debate, ~which was agreed to. On motion of M?lr. Daugar, returns as to t~he number of public oflicers who have surrcndered their estates, was orderoed to be laid oni the table. Mr. Harpur movued that lthe House should go into commnlittee, on lriday, to consider the propriety of granting a pen son of £200 a year to hirs Caroline Chlishohn. Mr..Dalglcish suggestod postponement of the qluestion, until the financumi statemenst had been made. ter.. tarpur stigmatised the excuses for postponing the iiotion as mean and con teoiptiLble. tlr. Mxoriairty moved, that it ie referred to the Standing Or...
HORSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 December 1863
HORSE MARKE'T'. MIessrs. Burt and Co. report The market as overdone with country lots, the sales during the wCeek have exhibited five times the number of hIorses required. At tIhe same time, it is as well to remark tha butt few first-class horses are otlffering, the mojoritv ef the lots being of a mniddle descriptio; hcern and tlhere the Letter sorts have realised fair rates, but the averages have been very low, and caused nmuch disaplp~ointment to the sellers. Wo still urge uo,, bIreeders the sadoption of a better system nof Ibreakage, With the exeep tion.of one or two superior lots, unbroken stock have been next to unsaleoable, and it is impossible to quote prices, as any guido to future sales, which depend entirely upon the class of stock and the nnumber offering at the time.' Large sized horses. for dranughlt and general work, are the only kinds likely to filnd lrchasscrs, if unbroken. For town use tihe demands are for wvell-broken horses, with style and condition, suited to rid...
DECEMBER 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 December 1863
l)ECrEsMEsR 4. Mr. Kemp moved the adoption of the re port from the Select Comunittee on Light loluses. Mr. Campbell recorded his protest; against spenmdilg thie publie money of the colony on lighthlouses, which he held was unneces sary on a bols coast such Ias that of Noew South WYales. Mr. Hargraveo then supported the re port. Mr. Plunkeit considered the subject one of deep ilmportance, and thlought tile opinlionls of thile witnesses examsined by tilhe comulittee likely to have much u weight with thile Goverlmenet, inl whose behalf he promised due and anxious conmsideration to thile report. Mr. Deas Thomson supported the mmo tion. The report was adopted and ordered to be transmittedl to thile Governor. The Council adjourned until Wednesday neot.
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. DECEMBER 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 December 1863
PAltAMENTJLEY INTELLIGENCE roo [ rarie HLiiALD AnD EMPI5E.) LEGISLATIVE .COUNOIL. M3Ir. Plui~nett laid upon the table various papers, which.avero ordered' to.bo printed: The Cardiff Coal Conipany's Ilcorporai tion Bill was brough't up from the Assembly and':rcad a. firsct~ time.. Mr:1 Plunkcet mide a brief statemenintin referenco tb, the intentions of' the Govern ment. These were to deal with ;tlik'eucs tions of finaniice and of the o.stat of the country with referenc to the lohg prevail Ing insoeurity of lifo and property. If the Government succeeded in dealing.satishiC torily with these, lie thought they would be doing all that; the country expected friom themi during the present session. The business on thie paper was postponed until Thursday.
ENGLISH AND FOREIGN EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 8 December 1863
ENGLISH AND FORAN EXTRACTS. AN agriculturalist ill the Dochy of Hol stein is stated to have discovered a remedy for potato blight. Before plantiug thile tibercle, he washecs it in chlorine water, and then lets it dry in the sun. He has, it is said, tried thi miethlod for three years, and always obtained sound potatoes. A EY dRays ago ni aittemlt was made to murder the execcutioner at Maltla, by huirl ing on him fromi the (0top1) of a houise on the St. Guiseppa Moods heavy stone as he was lyin, asleep ontside thle door, as is the custom wilh the lower orders during tlhe hot season. The stone struck him on his side, breakling two of hIis ribs, and other uiise doilg himn scrious imjury, but no fithtal?l resultis 5rlnticipated. It ap:pared thalt Iheo hadl rendlered himself very olunoxious to the people wilth whom hle lived, fross his over Iearing nodl intemperate condeuct towardsl theml . Thle iauthor bf this imurderous act has hitherto escaped dilecltion. CoiisIos on TriE CoasT. OF COL...