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SEPTEMBER 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 September 1863
SEPTEMBER 16.' Mr. Rotten moved that the seat of'.l R. Forster be declared vacant, in ac ý. dance with the report of the .Elections, Qualifications Committee. lHe took thcxe - port as based on the evidence, and asked tihe House to endorse tliat reort. Mr. R. Forster having criticised the pro ceeding of'the cdmmtteeo, delared that the employment he ' hd) had was merely casual - not fixed for either time or amount. Mr. Martin: T'he decision of the coms mittee must be tiken as 'final, aind the House should at once declare tho seats va cant. ie wias inclincdto think that, judging from the evidence, Mr]Forster had not ac cepted office. Mr. Darvall: The fact that the Speaker 'had'hot issued new writs, was a proof that the report of the Cominittcc was not by the highest authority, considered final: The term " ofice, as. interpreted by their, own laws, could not be auppiced.to the employ. mont performed by Mr. Forster. The Elections and Qualifications Committee, by their mode of examiniatio...
SYDNEY MARKET PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 September 1863
9YDNfEY i£ARIcET PRICES. Whoat-5s Gd to Gs .G per bushel. o Maize-3s Gil to 3s 9d ditto . liarle?,'Ialting--4s Gd to 5s 6d per bushel. Ditto, Capc-3s 6Gt to 4o 6d ditto Oato?-Gs d to 7s Gd ditto :Bran-1s od to Is Gd ditto Flour,-lIt £15 to per ton Ditto; 2nd-£13 to 4 ditto Idy, Lsucerne-£5 Os to £6 Os ditto Ditto, Oaton--£6 to £12 ditto Potatoes-£7 to £8 ditto Onions--£ to £2 10s per owt. Buttor--s per lb. Horioy-4d to Od.ditto B.acon-7d to 9d ditto' Clhese--d tb'ld ditto Eggs- lOd to is O per doz. Fowls-4s Od to 5s Od per couple Dlucks--os Gd to 5s Gd per.ditto Turkeys-Gis to.12s ditto - Calves-10S to £1 Os "Pigs-4d to Gd per lb Htides---s to 12s each GRAHAM &I MULIOLLAND," ' IKing-street West, Sydney, Sop1;IS,,15th,
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY—SEPT. 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 September 1863
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY?.SePT. 15. Mr. Danlleish drow attention to the fact that Mr. Tlhomas Garrett, a member of the House and a member of the Elections and Qualifications Committee, had held the ollice of postage-stamp seller at Wollon gong. - . Mr. Garrett explained that he had never held the appointenilt, ;though it had been applied for on his behalf. The matter then dropped. Mr. Lang moved that thie louse should go itito committee on Friday next, to con sider the propriety of presenting an address to the Governor, praying that the mort gage on the property of the Scots Church, Sydney, in favor of the collector of in ternal revenue, as a security for certain ad vances from the Colonial 'I'reasury, during the years 1831, 1832, and 1833, amounting to £3500 may be cancelled, the Govern mont haviug'received a fill equivalcnt for such advances in the importation of the Scotch neeclmniics bof1831, and otherwise, more than thirty years ago. He entered fully into the 'circumst'anccs under ...
THE INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAPH. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 September 1863
Tue LNTEECOLONjALl TTELEGRAPH.-The delay of one day, which has occurred in forwarding the Bombay's news, illustrates the inconvenience of there being only one telegraphic route between Adelaide and Sydney. There'.re two between Melbourne and Sydney,'so that if,' aiany time one line is down the other is available. A duplicate route to Adelaide has long been proposed, down the Murray River, and would have been carried out before now but for the folly of the South Australian Government in not agreeing to divide the receipts for through messages, according to mileage. From Adelaide to the boundary is only half the distance that it is from the boun dary to Sydney, and bur telegraphic do * partment naturally asks: therefore, for two thirds of the receipts, as it hans to go two thirds of the expenditlure. This arrange. ment is in force with Queensland, where the boundary-line is similarly much nearer to one capital than it is to the other. The consequence of having only one line to Ade lai...
GARDENER'S CALENDAR. SEPTEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 September 1863
,GAIRDENEReS CAI;ENDAR. g9EPTE\MISE& SranroZnl tAnorE -Soo peons, French beans, cabbago lettuce, carrots, parsnip, turnip, broccoli. radilsh, spinach tomatoes, capsieums, &c. Plant potatoes, cabbage, lettuoce artichokes, celery, parsley, and herbs. Sow ?elons, encumbers, pumpkins, &e. Keep down weeds, puleorls tile soil, and irrigate. OncoAao.-Orange, lemon, oland almost all evergreen, fruit trees may be transplanted; Io not teep them loneerdutof ground tan necessanry. In nnwarm siltua. tloes, chcrries, earlypoums, loquats, and strawberries ripen about the end of this month. Fiowea GOUDEs.--Contiuo planting lilies, crinums, and ollther bulbs. Flowerilng shrubs manny still be trm?s plnotedwleth care. Ihyacinths, tulips, anemones, and rnuunetlscs bloomn tlojiomthl : oprotet tlheo from too muvhl heat at mid-day, us also it boisterous weathler. Plot dahlias il good ricih soil. Weed and wateL: V?xe'aun.--l) eroy "caterpilUars, &e., and oeep tile Inlod fce ...
THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE KIAMA INDEPENDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 September 1863
THE ADlINISTRATION OF JUSTICE. TO TIlE EDITOL.OF TIE KIA.IA INDErIENDEST. Sin,-As'the above-named subject is one of the utmost importance to the commu nity, arid at the sanle time, a very proper theme for public discussion, perhaps you will allow nme to mauke in your colunns a few remarks on a case decided in the Dis trict Court on Tuesday last. It may be great presumption to review the decisions of a learned Judge in the light of common sense; hut there are, I imagine, worse sins than that of presumption, and it is in tile interest of common sense and commnon justice that.I wish to speak. I know that many people have been in the habit of re garding his Honor Judge Chleke, as little ss than th ne s plus ultra of judicial ex cellenc;. and I acknowledge that I have beeni very much of the same mind. I was therefore much concerned at witnessing in the 'District Court the other day a decision in the case of M'llwrath v. Vance, such as seemed toset at defiance all notion of com mon justic...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF SYDNEY. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 September 1863
SHIPPING INTELLIGENOE. PORT OF SYDNEY: ARRIVALS. September 11.--Claud Hamilton (s.), 830 tons, (Japtain H. S. Machin, from Auckland, ist instant. September 13.-$omhbay, P. and 0. S., 1800 tons, Captain Methven, from Galle 20th Au. gust. H.M.S. COragoa, 23 guns, Commodore Sir W. Wisoman, from Portsmouth 25th May. September 15.-Novelty, barquc, 35 tons, Captain Jones, from Auckland 30th ultimo. Louis and Miriam. brig, 127 tons, Captain Vendcrvorl, from Wellington 18th ultimo.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 September 1863
THE S".INDEPENDENT"' GENERAL PRINTING OFFICE, aARKET SQUARE'I, KIAMA. fIT'E PROPRIETORS beg to inform .the S:Public of Jamboroo; Gerringong, Sloal liavon;: &c., &e., that their Office is replete with every, description of the most modern SPLA?? AND tn ANCY TYPE, BORDEnRS, &C., " Whiclr onablesythem to executb work in a style' .equal to any other office in-the' Colony, 'with t utmost aceuracyaand despatch. Plain and' Ornamental Printing, in every ariety and style, including- P:amplets 'Law Forms Catalogues - 'siness Circulam Societies' Rules Labels Reports. Posters . 1Billheads . Hand Bills ;;ý .Bulsiness Carads Promissory'Notos" Leaseo'n - . Agreements. They hope," by moderato charges, neatness and accuracy in the execution of their, work, with pinctuality in comnpleting orders, to se cure a share of public patronage. '"if In terms of the present postal arrange ments, Printing can be forwarded to any part of the colony at a inoroly nominal rate of postage. Th...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 September 1863
DEPARTURES. September 11-Hellon Castle, ship, 349 tons, Captain MILean for Otago, via Now castle, in ballast.-Oity of Madras, ship, 999 tons, Captain Graham, for London.--Lass O'Gbwrie, ketch 79 tonis, Captain Phillips, for South Soea IslaRids.-Phaeton, ship, 1116 tols, Captain 3Milligan, for Valparaiso. 'September 13.-Charlotte Andrews, barque. .56 tons, CaptainJenlkins; for :.uckland.-Star of Eve, schooner 126 tons, Captain Morris, for Lyttleton.-L'Esperance, ship, 822, Cap tain Brothers, for Tahiti.-Clarence Packet, -schooner, 62 tons, Captain Hovell, SoathSea Islanlls.--Ocean, brigi 189 tolns, Captain Loydas, for South Sea Islnuls. Septosibor 14.-Express, for New Zealand (restnmed her voyage). September 15.-Foulton, (French war steamer), for New Caladouln.-Claud I:Einil ton (s.), for Auckland. September 16.-Alstor, barque, 347 tons, Captain Hansen,,for South Sea Islands.
ENGLISH AND FOREIGN EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 September 1863
ENGLISH AND FOREIGN EXTRACTS. TurE CAPTUnru OF TiHE CONFEDERATE IRON-crAD STEAMER ATLANTA.-Tho cap ture in Warsaw Sound of the Confederate Iron-clad Atalanta, alias Fingal, by Cap tain- Rogers, of the Mcehawkcen, is a splendid affair, and the most important naval capture of the war. She was the finest vessel the,Confederates ever had, and far more formidable than the Merrimac, and the result proves the efficacy of the 15 inch guns. She was armed with six guns, bone -inch pivot gun fore and aft, two 6 inch guns on each broadside, these were all of the Brooks pattern, which did" such execution on the Federal Iron-clads during the attack on Charlestown. They are rifled, and throw o1ng steel-pointed missiles. The Atalanta was formerly the British steamer Finial, was built on tie Clyde, and run the blockade successfuldly; she is 300 feet long, 40 feet beam; her gun deck covering is 200 feet long, 40 broad, and at the top 100 long by 14 broad, and six feet high; her armour is twelve inche...
TO THE EDITOR OF THE KIAMA INDEPENDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 September 1863
TO THE EDITOR OF TIlE KIASIA INDEPENDENT. SIl,-I should like to inquire how- it is that those gentlemen who were at one time ap pointed local patroens of the non-vested school in Kiaman, continue to allow it to re main without a competent teacher fobr such a length of time, thereby subjetingparents to a positive cailauity-tlheir children losing what little education they may lhave ac quired, and which, no doubt, in many eases parents have found a dilliculty to pay for. it surely cannot be that the school has not been remunerative enough, for I under stand that the former teaoher's salary and other emoluments amounted to something very handsome yearly; besides, it is said that some gentlemen, for the education of their sons by a properly qualified teacher, hlive expressed themselv-es di posed to come out very liberally tpwards his support. It is true we have ontaotller school, but who would be so insane as to send his child to a school held in a building, which some five years lgo wa...
A REVIEW OF THE FRENCH WAR IN MEXICO. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 September 1863
A REVIEW OF THE: "FRENCH WAR 'IN' MEXICO. " The telegraph and the mails, ait times, 'afford us some intimation of, detached events'on the progress of the war waged by the'French in Mexico, for the purpose, as has been said, of establishing a strong European government capable of resisting thle eforts which the republies of Nortih Ainerica have frequently been expected to' makeltfor the purpose of extending their dominion to the southward. The follow ing summary of the military operations, which we extract 'from an English paper, will, with a glance at the map, enable our readers to form a definite idea of what has' been done,'and to connect the various frag-. ments of intelligence as they reach us in regard to the progress of the French arms.-[-C . Irn.] A short review of the principal events that have occurred 'since the openiing of the campaign may not be devoid of interest. In April last year the French Comnmis. stoners min Mexico, 21. Dubois de Saligny and Admiral Durien de la G...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 September 1863
MISCELLA EOU S. TIIF PLACE OF ONE's UIItTII.-One likes to know the place of one's birth by other than artificial marks-by sorie hoary mountain, severe yet kindlyn its. aspect, that. oiei'has learned to love as;a friend-by somne long withdrawing arni` of thie sea sublimely guarded, where it opens to the ocean, by its magnificent portals of rock-by some wild range of precipitous coast, that rears high its ivy bound pinnacles, and where the green wave ever rises and falls along dim-re sounding caverns-by some lonely glen, with its old pine forests hanging dark on the slopes, and its deep brown river roar ing over linn and shallow in its headlong course to the sea. Who could fight for a country without features that one would scarce be sure of finding out on one's re turn from the battle, without the as sistance of the milestones ?-?,ilugh Mliller. TIME USEs OF CARE AND TorI.-'The cares and toils and necessities, the re freshments and delights of common life, are the great teachers of c...
POLICE OFFICE, NUMBA. September 16. (Before A. Elyard, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 September 1863
POLICE OFPIOCE NUMBA. Soptcmbcr 16. (Beforo A. Elyard, Esq., J.P.) Patrick Koarney, in custody, was charged with committing a violent assault on one 1Wil liam Scott, on Sunday the 13th instant, at Greenwell Point. Scnior constable Dee, on oath, stated:. On. Tuesday, from informantion receivedil, I proceeded to Greenwell Point. I found an old man namcd .tScott had been shamefully boaten and illused by some one, and seemed to bo in a high state of fever, In answer to questions of mine, said that the pri soner now before the court was the main who had beaten himn.. I thereupon went aboard the dredge and apprchelcndi KIearney, and I. now pray for a reoand to enable the man Scott to attend, he being at prcsent unable to do so. The prisoner, who plueaded not guilty, and was undefended, waso remianded for seven days. Bail allowed-himself in £50 and two sureties in £25 each.
SHOALHAVEN. COURT OF REQUESTS, NOWRA. September 15. (Before Messrs. Aldcorn and Graham.) [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 September 1863
SSHOALHAVEN. (oRO O??UR COL?ESPONDEOU.) COURT OF REQUESTS, NOWRA.: September 15. (Before Messrs. Aldeorn and Graham.) Fulham v., Moore.-Claim, 17s. Gd., for putting a sliaft in n'pring-cart. A set-off was :put in to thoe amount of £1 Gs. for passago. It appeared that on Sulday, thoe 8th, Moore; in, company with plaintiff's wife ands others wont to Grcenwll Pohint for a drive. The cart was upset, and the slmft broken. The plaintiff re paired it and sued for the amount. claimed, as per agreement. On the other hand, Moore denied his liability, affirming that, as he had gone to the Point for his (plaintitts) accom modation, it was as little as he could do to mend the cart or pay for the passages, namely, two down at 10s. and one back at 5s. The Bench considering the conflicting statements, dismissed the case, which was the only one. An application was sent in by Dr. Nolan re questing to be recommended by the Bench as district vaccinator;, but as they had already. recommended Dr. Reid, t...
WOLLONGONG RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 September 1863
WOLLONGONG KACES. Fow of our- ronadors will requiro to bo in formed that this dtty,'l'Tusday, is thu first of tho Wollongong rac?,ometilg for thu present yCear. An ulthenti list of the ,ntlrances had boon pron tuda?tt Wollongong for our present issto, bh a issfortetnzttly did not cornme to lhnd, in'c bnuoiqlsucc, 'wr iiaginc, of its lhaving bccn tool?u for tlihu mail. Tlhre is, hoiwovur, a ficdl of hlorses of lmprcccdented promiso des tinicd to maken thir aplpcarauce durilg tihe nmeeting, their nuomber being twenty-three. dir. Waldron's daiid of Eriln has unifortunatoly bcon prevlilted by an accident friom coompetilng on tlhe presunt occasion. 'ThIe following is, wo are relihbly informed, the list of. entr~nlccs for thu dMtidon Phste and thu District Purso: MAIIEnN' PLATE. King's Charlcy Martin's Priioe Charley Do dicstro's Potentate ?nturray's Banniher IliggCrson's Actoon HIoa?r's Brisbane. SI)ISTRIICT 'PURSE. " [artin'n Prilce Charlcy De Mdestin's t'otentate Waldron's daIid of Eri...
NOWRA DISTRICT COURT. SEPTEMBER 18. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent and Illawarra and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 September 1863
NOWRA DISTRICT COURT. SEPTEI:~Mti 18. His IHonor Judge Cheeko iresided. The legal profession. was represented by Messrs. Rielhards and Elyard. Richards v. Casey.-lnterpleader sumnmons to Mr..Kemp. The money had been paid. Kenmp v. Mi'Itay.-Claim for promissory note and sondries, in all £15 15s. Gil. No ap pearance for defendant. Verdict for plaintiff '£18 Is. 8d., with interest on promissory note, making the full amount sued for. Mr. Richards for plaintiff. Same v. Wooding.-Claim £87 Gs. 3d., for goods sold and delivered. This case arose out of ar running account extending from 1854 up to the present thitie,iand a set-off was filed to a larger aitmont than the claim, including a quantity of manize lost in thdbflood of 1860, as it was alleged, by plaintiff's lieglect in not tiaking it away according to agreement, which plaintiff denied. A great nmany of the items were also denied to have bee recceived, and some alleged to have been paid for. Verdict £31 Gs. 3d. SIr. Richards for plai...