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ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. THE EDITOR OF THE KIAMA EXAMINER VERSUS W. MARKS. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 1 January 1859
=ORIGINAL CORRESPONDII.ENCE. THE EDITOR. OF THE.KIAMA EXAMINER VERSUS W. MARKS. Being defamed ; we entreat you have compelled me. PAUL. SIR,-You have the reputation of being a man of cour- age, and I trust that in the present instant you will prove yourself such, and not a mere bully. A wise man has &nbsp; written that " he who utters a slander is a fool." To es cape these epithets it is necessary that you will substan tiate what sou have insinuated regarding myself. If you cannot do so, it would be mnore sensible to avoid such personalities in the future. Speak boldly, I ask no quarter. If you can prove that vanity instead of know ledge and good-will has prompted me in these afluire, you will do myself and the public some service in the ex hibition of such proof. But please to recollect that ' cannnot accept an editor's ipse dixi as final. Having re jected the authority of Popes, General Councils, Presby terian Standards, Weslevan Conferanices, and Episcopalian Synods, you ...
KIAMA SMALL DEBTS COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 1 January 1859
KIAMA SMALL DEBTs COURT.-Great LIBEL I ,case-Meehan v Fuller-in our next. LAND SALE KAMAc.-T'he Governmsnti"d0 not0 intend to supply lithograph plains of the land which is to be offered for sale on the 7th January, but the tracings of the different lots are- now in the hands .of W. D. Meares, Esq,, C.P.S., and may be seen at .any time by persons requiring thie information which they contain. THE ABBEsIcENT, Acv.-We have received a copy • of Mr.'-Martin's professional opinion against' the legality of this act; we attach no' weight whatever to it, his official conduoct. on the subject, as late Attorney-Gencral, ditentitles it, ini our estimation to any ?serioua conrsideration. :The sqiatters had no occasion to catch at the drowning straw to sustain them; if right, they had better have a case" tried. before a judego, tlheni iia now. trial". which wouldi of couriace ba-grnte??drthen-an appeal' toctlle- full' Bencli, and:finally.an appeal to the House of Lords, and by the time the geese ...
BOXING DAY IN KIAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 1 January 1859
.BOXING DAY IN KIAMA. . &nbsp; KiCina presented a gav and stirring appearance on Monday.morning last, horsemen were to be seen entering the town from al directions, slicked up intheir "Sunday go-to-meetin'u" togs, many accompanied by buxom speci mens of. the fitir sex of the neighoonrhood. r. ''Ilhe morn ing broke. thick and sultry, but this did not seem to weigh hiuch with the pleasure-seekers, who seemed de termined, even at the expense of a wet'jscket, to partici pate in.the sport offeredl for the day. The laces.being the chief object, little else was thought or spoken of,.and ".Johnny's Fermanah," (the rendezvous of.the :'sports" of Kiama) was one unabated scene of bustle from.9 a.ln , till the time when constable Hines makes his usual nightly call. About half-iast two o'clock the horses were sent to the beach, but owing to the lateniess of ebb-tide, it was found impossible to draw. them to the post for a start till near four. The sandy coutse looked very' lively, some t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 1 January 1859
NOTICE. THE friends of the late Mr. CHARLES RAN- SON are respectfully requested to attend a &nbsp; meeting to be held at the Kiama Hotel, Kiama, on the evening of Saturday, 1st January, at 8. o'clock. National School. Jerara. 'ATILL be :opened on Wednesday, the 5th T T . January,. 1859. For terms, &c., apply at the School.. Wanted. SGENERAL FEMALE SERVANT., Apply to .A J. BARtTON, . ... .' " '- "" I'rismrose Hill , S.. " Kima Noticet riO. the .inhabitants of.,Kiama and.surrounding. dis- I .His Loidiip the Bishop of thee Diocese vi Coise rate' the New Church,' and preach a'seeinon; and a? col lection will be madein' aid' of' the :inildihig Fund, opi January 13th,:at 12.o'olock. .. ..... To the Inhabitants of Gerringong A. PUBLIC MEETING will be held at the Oerringion A Arms, Gerrili gong,, on Wednesday next, the 5&ti January, 1859, to consider the propriety of being' i-' corporated with Kiana or not. .. All parties interested are. earestly requested' t at tend...
HEAR BOTH SIDES. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 8 January 1859
" HEAR 1BOIT SIDES. We did intend stating our opinion somewhat freely on the Municipal Act, but a writer in the JSydney Morning Herald has so lucidly explained the advantages which that act confers, and so happily exposes the idle fallacy of the "no tax ation" cry that we prefer giving our readers the benefit pf that letter, hoping that the Herald and the writer will excuse our doing so. THE IMIUNICIPALITIEB ACT. ri-considering the question of Municipal Gbveroment there is a far higher principle in volved than that of more taxation. Unfortu nately, however, men seldom look beyond their own petty and immediate interests; the spirit of patriotism, the amorpatrice, is not sufficiently strong in the minds of most men, to induce them to look upon a measure eicher of i political or social nature with that broad and comprehen sive spirit which ought to characterise their view of every measure calculated to ameliorate the condition, or elevate the position of their fellow men. MIunicipal in...
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. SUMMARY. TUESDAY, 4TH JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 8 January 1859
- PARLIAMEN TARY INTELLIGENCE. TUESDAY, 4TH- JANUARY. Assembly met pursuant to adjournment. Question rescinding of the vote for the withdrawal fromithe Estimates of the £14,000 for religious purposes. Mr. Martin made a very long speech, b ut would have spoken with more effect had he occupied less time, in moving the rescinding of the spoliation motion. Mr. Jones replied in op position, using the occasion to cut up Mr. Martin for late official and parliamentary conduct. Mr. Plunkett in support, spoke with his usual effect; and after a long debate, motion, as amended by Mr. Plunkett, carried by casting vote of the Speaker. Motions and amendments ensued Opposition, feeling their strength, trying to force Government into committee; at length the Premier's perseverance carried adjournment to .3 o'clock next day. WEDNESDAY, 5TIm JANUARY. The greater portion of yesterday's sitting was oc crupied by the Council in debate on thesecond rea ding of Mr. Johnson's bill to p.nmend the law of evi ...
CROWN LANDS SALE, KIAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 8 January 1859
SCnown LANDS SALE, KrAMA.-T-wenty-sevea lots, in the neighborhood of the Fox Ground, were this day (Friday) offered for sale; 25 were sold at. .prices ranging from £1 to £4. Several lotsworild puzzle a goat or chamois to find footing on; Jt they wore purchased, perhaps by persons who never hniraving seen them, did not dream that Government would be guilty of such an imposition upon indi vidual or public credulity as to offer perpendicular rocks for sale. It is high time the Crown land job 'bilig should cease. We should be glad to know why the land sales are not advertised in the Ezaminer as well in other papers of smaller local circulation? The purchasers of l1nd in and about Kiama are the most spirited and most extensive purchasers of Crown land, and it is unjust to them that they should either depend upon the chance of seeing these sales in some other paper, or of hearing of them through other cnannels. It is equally a marked dereliction of duty either of the Minister of Lands and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 8 January 1859
.Holloway's Pills. THE EXCITING CAUSE OF SICKNESS. THE blood is tile life-sustaining agent. It flrnishesthe components of flesh, bone, muscle, nerve, and inttgu ment. Thie stomach is its manufactory, the veinsits dis tributors, and the intestines the channel through which the waste .matter, rejected in its production, is expelled.. Upon the stomach, the circulation, and the bowels, these pills act simultaneously, relieving indiges tion; purifying the fluids, and regulating thie execra tions. , A W'ONDERFUL CURE OF A DIsEASED LIVER I * Witth .ndigestion and Loss of A~ipetite. [Copy of, a letter from M r. Thomas Barber, chemist, Eye, Suffolk.] "Mruch 5, 18553 "To Professor Holloway, " Dear Sir,--I am enabled to furnish you'with the par ticulars of avery extraordinary oure of a liver complaint, which had bnfiled the skill of themost eminent medical practitioners in this country. Ir Alfred Fiske, residing at Syleham, a few miles from this town, has been asevere sufferer forimore than fo...
KIAMA LABOR OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 8 January 1859
. .-KIAMA LABOR OFFICE.' L.i Farm laborora (in demand) . 3 0 to 0, O Femal?e erea.ut " 10? o ,o .,,o. 0, 20. ? . 0 Useofuelade 15?0. 20 '0 Uaol~llnd£ a.· £ a.' M' arried roupios * . 0~.U 0 40 0 Garden larborers 8 0 40 0 Stookmen . ... 50 40 0 Bull kdricr ..........-.. .... oI.' " . 400 50 0 io drivers. . . . . 80 0 • 40 0 Heoreedrivere !,3, o~ 35 0 Ploughmcn .. ,. .. .::,k " .. v 0? 8 A" SPIoobFmILo Labor Agent, lanning-street Kiama.
FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 8 January 1859
. FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. -4----· : l ID IA. (From the Overland Athencnum.) : Judgingfirom the telegrams which have been. published since our last, it would':apperir thla' ;theicold weather campaign in Oude has-fairlj, commenced. : A force consisting of 200;Euro. peans, 400 Police Cavalry and two nineteen pounder guns, under.ithe command of MIajo: Bulwar left Lucknow on the 22nd September: reached Selimporo on the 23rd anid. at once, stormed that place. The position was 'strongly entrenched and a prolonged fight, in which th( " enemy lost between six and seven hundred, en 'sued;. We captured four guns and killed thre, men of importance. Our loss' is reported to be 'two Europeans killed and fifteen wounded, a: well as nine Natives killed and eighteen wounded. On the 23rd of the same month' Lieut; Smitl', at the head of 500 Police Infantry drove som, iepels out of Sassandee. And on the 27th .th: Kuppbooruthullah Contingent together with HIod son's Horse attaoked'some 2,500 rebels' abou ...
SYDNEY LABOR MARKET. COUNTRY WAGES (PER ANNUM), WITH RATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 8 January 1859
SYDNEY LABOR MAIRKEI. CoUNTrY WAGES (PSR ANNUM), WIT RATIONS. "1lour. 8 Ibs. to 10 1bs; ?moat, i0 lbs. to 1lbs.; sugar, 0 lbs., S tea, j lb, weeokly..] . : iTm larers.. ... .. . ..: o0 0 to 35 0 0 Do.marriedcouples.. * *... . 45 0 50 0 Htorosmen .. 4.. * 0 0 .50 0 Hutkeeprs i, ..... 20 0 03J 0 ardelsn laborers .50 0 40.5 Stockmen . . . . 35·0 40 0 'Bullock drivers ..... 40 0 50 0' Horse drivers o ... •O 0 40 0 Ploughmoen . . . . * .. .. 80 0 35 0 SSurveyor's menu'- . * .,. .. .. 30 "0 30 0 :hepherds .. *. ...... 30 0 33 0 330U., wIth 3to4Boclcs . . .55 0 70 .0 * BlacksmIthls .. . ., . .. 08 0 0 Carpentors .. ..... ? * . - ... 40 0. 00 0 B. B. HAIGH, Commission andLabor'Agent;Kling-streot cast, at the premises formerly known as the Melbourno Hotel. Sydnuy Jan. 6, 185.
THE "LIBEL" CASE! MEEHAN V. FULLER. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 8 January 1859
THE "LIBEL" G'ASE! MILEHAN V. FULLEIR. The defendant's sister, a passenger per steamer from Sydney to Wollongong, had three small pack ages, one of' theni a bandbox; not wishing to carry them through the town, she left them with MIeehan who has charge of the store, saying she would send a servant for them, which on being. called for, leehan refused to deliver without the piayment·of one shilling each, which charge he, Meehhan, had himiself put on, after they had been placed irn his care.. Mr. Fuller thinking this an unjustand unjuistifiable demand,refused to pay, the other kept fast possession of the parcels, anigry words ensued, and defendant, in his anger at what lihe coisidered a gross imposi tion, said, " if Ipay you, you will put it in your pocket, and the company will never see it," or some such words; but as MIeehan had entered' them in the manifest, he had most satisfaotorily cleared himself from the ' libel' of such imputa tion; yet for this angry expression which could not...
THE SHOALHAVEN INCUBUS—AND ITS REMEDY. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ILLAWARRA MERCURY. No. II. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 8 January 1859
TH SHOALHA VEN IN VBTI7fS-AND T:: S• REiIEDIY. TO THE EDITOR 'Op rHE IrLLAWARA 1E?RUR1Y. No. IL Sir,-The Municipal'Corpbiitions Act of the last Session of Parliament, is destinedto effect a salutary revolution in this colony, sec6dnd only in importance to that which.will. lie effectedhywtho famous Elec Storal Act for tii~.Refordied Parliament. The prin Sciple.of. the ABt iif'question is, that all real property. 'shallb. .silbjedtto taxation for local purposes and. objets "within the municipal district in:which it is Ssi?ted. 'It was to this Act, and to its future and sauahitay operation, that I referred, when I stated in ?m?y former letter on this subject that, in addition to the remedy in the hands of God foir the .niorriousn social and political grievance of the Shoalhaven district, there was also a remniedy in tle:hands of man.- In the ordinary course.ofnature,'Mr:. Alexan derBerry must ere long libe summoned to answer before a higher tribunal than ,upon earth, for the use and ab...
SHOALHAVEN. COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. Tuesday, 4th Jan., 1859. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 8 January 1859
SHOALHAVEN. [vROa OUR CORRESPONDENT.1 COURT' OF I'PETTY SESSIONS. Tuesday, 4th Jas., 1859.:' (Before James Thomson, Lindon Biddullph,:Alfred Elyard, Prosper de Mestre, Alexahder K. M~IKay and James Aldcorn, Esqrs.) :". Postponed case from last Court.--Geeihan v Ryan -Under the Impounding Act, for illegally im pounding nine head of horses, one of which was an entire. After some lengthened arguments from Mr. Richards, the solicitor for the .plaintiff, the Court adjudged the' deduction of £2 12s. 6d, from the amount claimed by defendant as over charge far driving. Constable Ross v'.Waddle, for insulting and abusive language, whilst in the execution of his duty, in securing a drunken madman on Boxing Day.. The District Constable corroborated Ross's statemeht of somine of Waddle's'filthy'and vulgar language, when the Court' fined'him the sum of £5, oir three' months' imprisonment inDarlinghurst. Fine paid. Constable Ross'vLolddy, for assault. The charge bcing'proved, the Court sentenced ...
SELECT POETRY. HAPPINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 8 January 1859
:sh ~ to SELECT- 'POETRY. • ii i"ioi : o " "ncow aT; T:·1:: l:~ ·ltE: BISHIOP OP OALOOTTA. '. :, no morning in the month'of May, 'I Iwandered o'er the hills; . :: Tlio" Nature all around was gay, Mi: -. ",tfy heart was heavy still. Can God, I thought, the Just, the Great, :':.: These meaner creatures bless, Aid yet deny to Mfan's estate, : , ...:: The boon of happiness? Tell me ye woods, ye smiling plains, ' Yo blessed birds around, ..--In whioh of Nature's wide domains, Can bliss for man be found? :': :.The birds wild carrol'd over head, :: The breeze around me blew, And Nature's awful chorus said- No.bliss for man she knoew. I questioned Love, whose early ray, So rosoy bright appears, ;:d.. tnd hear t ltimid Genius say . His light was dimm'd by tears. .I question'd Friendship; friendship sighed, And thus her answer gave The few whom fortune never turn'd. . Were wither'd in the grave ! I ask'd if Vice could bliss bestow? Vice boasted loud and well, But, fading from her wither'd bro...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 8 January 1859
R.. eourrinig to the important: subject of "re trenchment'".touched upon in a former number, there is.one item on the estimates, viz., ",the Survey Department," which we would treat as O'Coniell proposed to do with the. national ':debbi, strike the pen through it." The power, of the Sirveyor-General, both direct and indi ::.reet to hinder local improvements, such as the opening of new roads, and to prevent or retard indefinitely, the sale of Crown lands, render that .. office mischievous in the extreme to local in terests, and highly injurious to the prosperity Sand a-hdvancemient of the colony; the evil is so great, and the cost so much greater than any advantage the country derives from the head of the department, that we hope the Select Conm mittee will deal with it in the above-mentioned summary manner. We see no necessity whatever for the two de partments, that is, that of the Minister for Lands. arid Public Works, and that of the Survey Department; the state and circum stances...
SHELL HARBOR. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 8 January 1859
SHELL HARBOR. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] On Friday evening th 31st utimo, a public meet ing was convened to take into consideration some points in connection with the erection of the pro posed watch-house here--Mr. Thomas in the chair -the upshot of which was that a memorial should be prepared and forwarded to the Board of Public Works, showing the great desirableness which exists for a stone building in place of a wooden one, as contemplated by Government. The reasons advanced were-the difficulty of procuring timber as required; the great local facilities for a supply of suitable stone; the entire sufficiency of the sum (£200) placed on the estimates for the erection of the lock-up; and the circumstance of parties being willing to tender for its completion with increased accommodation. A grand plan of a more commo dious building was exhibited, which it was resolved should accompany the memorial. NEW YEAn-The old year has been taken leave of, and the new one welcomed with the usual d...
WHOLESALE PRICES' CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Examiner — 8 January 1859
WHOLESAiL 'PýIOES' OURRENT. Z J ' -&lt; £ B. d. £ . d. What perb0 bhel7 0 to 7 0 3: r'daao 00 0?.-.: ." . ' .." "' 0. 0 : ; a :.!Barleydodo .'; . .. 0 0 ' 4. .0 Butt-erlb .r l0 0. Oheesedodo . .. 0 0 8 0 00 Baconperlbi , , 0 0, 81 0* 00 Hideseach.. . . 8 0 0 9. 0 ( Fowls perpair 0 4 0 0 5 0 Eggs pcrdozen . .; ... -.:.. . 0 .0 60 0 SPotatoe per cwt . 0 0 6 0 lto . . .;in demand - w ......... .. .. . . . , ditto '' SOLO0ON HyAMMarket.,Yharf, Sydney, Jan, 0,1859.