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DECEMBER 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 December 1863
D)ECEM~BDER 1. The House went into committee of Ways and Means, when the adjourned debate on the financial resolutions of the Government was resumed by liMr. Cunncen, who showed that the pre sent Ministry, so far from carrying out the policy by which they profcss'ed to be actuated of reducing the public expendi ture, had very considerably increased the Estimates of their predecessors. The ex pense of Governmen t in this colony, he ob served, was most disproportionate. The M'ilistry had fileed in their undertalking of relrenclhment, and thle hlon. member pro . ceeded firthler to show tlhat tlhey hald sig nally failed to makle provision for the present financial emeirgeincy. ir. Lang reiterated some oljections pre v ly urged by him. r. Salnuel objected to tile tariff last ptioposed on the groe'd that it would fail to produce the anticipated revenuse, and that it was Iprotective in its clharaecter. Tihe proposed additional duty of (d. per lbI. cn tolbacco, the duty at i'resent being eq...
A NAME FOR THE COLONY. [TO THE EDITOR OF THE EMPIRE.] [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 December 1863
A NAME FOR THE COLONY. [TO THE EDITOI OF TIHE EMPIRE.I Sss,--iIuelh has been said and written lately concerning the future name of this colony, but of the many names that have been proposed, there are none that, as yet, have uet with the entire approbation of the colonists; but I think that what I ams about to suggest cannot fail to coin cide with tlhe wishes of all. Our neigh )ours, in the application of their names, lave each bestowed a marked tribute of respect to loyallty, and I cannot see why this colony should be the only exception. Now, Sir, I would wish to suggest that, as the highest compliment this nation could bestow on the Prince and Princess of Wales, we should, in the event of re naming the colony, take that of Alex andra. Surely thiswould be a far better way of show-ing our respect, than all the congratulatory addresses that have been written and sent from this country. Tennyson, in hIis welcomem to Alc.xandra, has made use of tihe following lines: Saxos, or DaILn. or...
SYDNEY MARKET PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 December 1863
SYDNEY- MARKET PRICES. Wheat, 5s Gd . t:6sGd Maize-ts Gd. ditto Barley, oIalting-- s 6d to 4s per bousol. Ditto, Cape-3s 0 to 3t Gd ditto Oats--34 d to 4s 0d ditto Bran--.s Gd to Os Od ditto Flour-lst, £15 per ton Ditto, 2nd--13 ditto Hay, Lucernoe-£3 Os to £4 Os ditto Ditto, Oatcn--£ to £8 ditto Potatoes--S£5 to £7 Gs ditto Onions--12s to l1s Butter--d tq is pe5 lb 1rdy?ir4 04 .ft oon- d oa ito , Cheese--id to 7d' dtto i ? E:ggs--s ,Id to Is Gd per dozi' i , Fowls--3s Od to 4 04d per couple Duobks---s Od to Js Od per ditco Turkeys--10s to 20s ditto Calves--l10s to 15s Pigs--4d to Od per iib Hides--4s to 10s eaeji Tobacco, Coloial, 2s 9 p 2d GRAIYAMt W ISMIhOLtAND, Kingotreet West. Sydney. Dec. 19, 18;3.
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. DECEMBER 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 December 1863
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.; ·: DECOEMiBn 15. ' Mr. Eagar, in reply to Mr. Dangar, said that the Government had not made any ar rangements, with the Governments of Vic toria and Qucensland for the collection of the border dues. The House having gone into committco of Ways and Means, the adjourned debate on the financial proposals of the Govern ment was resumed by Mr. Cowper, who in veighed against the obstruction offered by the Ministerial party when in opposition to the course of public business, and parti cularly against the unfair and ungenerous conduct of the present Treasurer, whose vehement denunciation of him came with a bad grace from the hon. member after hav ing solicited him (Mr. Cowper) to take ollice under the new Administration. iHe charged that hon. member with having stated the public accounts in such way as to create a fhlse impression ; and with re ference to the unauthorised expediture, a point of which.so much had been made, lie showed- that the late Government had don...
RAILWAY AUCTION DEPOT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 December 1863
RAILWEAY AUC'IIOlO DEPOT. Fat Cattle.--Thl market is verymunch over atocked, in flact tchre has not bcen a grouter glut for a considerablle timne. 'flue very primest mobs are not eory4 over £3. I so;ld at the Victoria Yards, laJsrihu vi. on .Iil'yt l:ast, 100 head at an aoragclf £3: 78.s: 9d. I also offered on Weldnc ay, at thler same yards, 100, but the greatr part 3voike withdrawn, those sold averaging £d? ISo. I bare also pa:ssed 146 head for slhioment to New Zealand. FPaShedp.--Tho market is well supplied with prime flocks. I Iave sold, through tho week, 1200. Churcl aid ChishohRn's, at 12s 3d; and the relmaindlcr gf Ise and Broom fiold's, at ls. 7d. Notlh~g like the former price is now obtainable. Store Stock.-Nothing tcdreport. Horses. - IMarket comtinues overstocked, consequently prices are low. \ Millch Cows,--D)ill of sale. Produce Sule, Irilway Auction Depot. There was a very flll ?plUly of" butchers' small stock and pou ltr t majority of tile former hceingprimoo, -?ouer m...
HORSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 December 1863
HOSI?RE MIARKET. Baunr and Cu., report- Little change since last Trepor. lThe de. m' nds ae present are for u much betor description of horse than those offering, nothingbut etoet serviceable animals (whetheri broken or unbrbkon) meeting with a ready sale. Cart stock are still in demand for ship ment. The Auckland steamer took over SO heid on board yesterday, the average price of which Ihere woeld be fully £40 per head. To Qeaeslond, a good many middling horses are seet b vthe steamer at from £15i to £30 each, and s?veral mobs of low priced animals ihave gone ovrcrlantld. Priccs in Sydney5 dcpced te tircly uipo style, qatlity., and brelakage. Car riagl pairs are wortC from £60Lo to £100; snpcerior hacks and horses, £20 to £50; mid dling ditto, £8 to £15. Poor stock and stall mares unstleablc; heavy colts, unbroken, from £10 to £30. .. . -.... .... .. ~.... . .. -.. ..
DECEMBER 11. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 December 1863
DCciEMiER 11. (Refore Messrs. Graham and e·tr J.P.'s) * Louisa Goddard was lirought up inucus toldy. charged by constable O'Coanor with stealing sol1e stockings, a chelmise, an1d other thintgs, tihe property of Ml'rs. M'Ar thur. Prisoner was defended by Mr. Richards. Fromi the criaCuae o ,SCveral witnesses it aplpeared that let lsia?'rticlcs, sgme of tli same desc'llPf. A hs mose pro ,pcqd, ]lau~ q . sto0, ibtlet1 k M'Arthur's line, hid thcre boing somce of0tlh m( found in poshess.ot of thilsgCi r, she was ap preihelnded. UIrs. MArthur was not pr, pared to switr to any of the articles, but said some of tihe siorkings were like those slhe had lost. A chemise produced was positirvely identified by Mrs. M'Arthur's serrant; but as the property was stated in the clharge to be the property of oneoper son, Mr. Richards objected to any ovidenoce but that whichl bore oi thant clharge, conse qucently she was dischairged. SDuring the hearing of the'ast ease, a Sitncss was tanlled for theni de?...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 December 1863
THE r "INDEPENDENT". SGENERAL PRINTING OFFICE, nAnKrET SOiUARE, KIAMnA. TIHE PROPRIETORS beg to inform the Public of Jamberoo, Gerringong, Shoal haven, de., &c., thimt tllheir Ollice is replete with every description of tire most modern PLAIN AND FANCY TYPE, BaORUiRs, &c., Wlich enables them to executo work in a style equal to any other olice in thie Colony, withl the teinnst accuracy and despartch. Plain and Orsnamental Printing, in every ariety and style, including Pamohl iets Law Forms Contalogues Business Circulars Societies' Rules Labels Relorts Posters Billhreads Itlnn Bills Business Cards Prnenissir'y Notes Leases Agreomrnts. Tliey hope, try moderate charges, neatness and accuracy in thie execution of their ework, with pounctealt" in completing orders, to se cure a share of pliblic Iptroniage. , iii terms of the present postal arrange nreits. Printing can bre firnwardeCdto any part of thie colony at ai merely nominal rate of postage. Tie INDEPENDENT is punblis...
DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 December 1863
DEPARTURES. December 15.-Kembla, for southward. December 16.-Agenora, cutter, for Wollon gonk.--Kiama,(s.) for Sydney. Deccember 17.-Kiama, for Sydney. December 18.-Agenora, cutter, for Port Aikon. . December 19.-KiaSha, (s.), for Sydney. Kembla for Shoalhavbheý,. ' I ' December 21.-KotýIa,'forSydfney. . _ _ ¢ _ I . . .... .
THE AMERICAN STRUGGLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 December 1863
THE AMERICAN STrUGGLE. The circular of Mr. Seward to -the United States consuls in Europe, though characterised by all that intrepidity of statement, that arrogance of spirit, and that blustering language which mark the Yankee state-paper, is a little more modest than usual for Mr. Lincoln's se cretary. Mr. Seward no longer announces the extinction of the rebels within a cer tain stated period. Tile term of doom for the South has long expired. The "ninety days" have gone; .and the ana conda has finally slunk into its hole. The stern facts of the secession-the tremen dous nature of the struggle-tle doubt ful fortunes of the North, are at last ac knowledged by the Federalist statesman. Mr. Seward no longer makes light of the task which tie Union has before it. The battles of August, 1862, lie confesses, re suited in "severe and appalling reverses" to the Northern army. The remarkable change which has come over the spirit of Mr. Seward is best shown by the fact that the highest claim l...
DECEMBER 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 December 1863
DI)ECEMBlER 10.0 (Before Messrs Elyar nd and Mackay, J.P.'s) W. Staddon surrendered to his bail to answer the charge pree'rred nagainst him on the previous day. He was defended by Mr. Richards. From tihe evidence it ap. peared trlhat., Louisa Goddnitd, daughiter of the well-known Mary Goddard of that ilk, had, on the inorn?ui ?f the 8th instant, gone to Stllldol h1i seJtor the purpose'of having the lkirt, ? en made. She had with Iher a small iathier ticuleh iin which was a onle lioidi 0ote : she left it in thle house ewhen she wsret out, and that on her return she missed it, and aecused Mrs. Staddon, aias Mrs. Willians, of taking it, which she stoutly denied. InII the miorning iuformation was given to the police, who discorered that Staddi''i: y uhad giraen a one pound noteinspay e ofhalf-a-pint of rum. The pound w a ~ed with two more on the bar of the palshahunse, anld the girl Goddard broaght is, sl!nshe immediiaitely pickedl her owii out fraonimarks on it. Tlhe prisoner, rfterrec...
AMERICAN NEWS. New York, 15th October. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 December 1863
* AMERICAN NEWS (Fro inthe Heraldl.) SNew Yoork, inth Octobe'r. On the 8th instant, General Lee's ai rmy, 90,000 stronig, crossed the lapidan; ina nm?avrning to turn the Federal rightwing.; There was:a cavalry engageient on.the 10th. The Federals were defeated, and retreated to Culpepper, arid thbnce across the Rappahannock, closely pursued. by the Confederates, who, dn.the 14th, at tacked their rear guard. The Federals then fell back on Fairfax to frustiate Lee's attempt to cut'them off frdm..Wash ington. Both armies were coifronting each other on Bull Run battle-field: A general engagement appeared imminent. The object of Lee's advance and Meade's refusal to accept battle forin the subject of much conjecture. The position of General Rosncianc in Tennessee is be comning critical. The *Confederates are concentrating artillery on MIission Ridge to shell Chattanoogaand operating:in all directions to intercept Rosenerans's com munications, in which they have suc ceeded; General Burnsid...
THE VINE IN FRANCE AND IN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 December 1863
THE VINE IN PRANCE AND IN AUSTR!ALIA. A correspondent of the Geolong jour nal on the above subject has the follow ing sensible remarks: I venture to assert tlhat there is not a plant which the Englishman cultivates more easy of managoment than tile vine, and a dullard indeed nmust be the man who during the period which el:apscs be tween planting his cuttings and his first vintage, (some three or four years) cannot pick up from observation of his vine growing neiglhbors suflicient knowledge to enable him to train and worlk his own vineyard as well as if he had been " to tile manner born." But once more, the experience of the first wine country in the word comes to his aid and should be attended to: "Everywhere the plant bhs been im. proved by grafting," that is the common rough sorts; the varieties cultivated for brandy have been replaced by grafting the smaller bearing, but more valuable kinds on their stocks. Of course, beginners have the dvmantage of unlimited choice, and they wil...
JOHN STUART MILL ON PROTECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 December 1863
JOLHN STUIAT .M~ILL ON PRO TECTION. From Book V;, OCITA?TER IV., SECTION 5-" One of the conunonest oases of discriminating duties, is that of a tax'on the importation: of a commodity capable of being produced at home, unaccoai panied by an equivalent tax on the home production. A commodity is never por manently importced, unless it can be obtained from ibroitd at a smaller cost of labour and capital, on the whole, than is necessary for producing it. . If, there fore, by a duty on.tbo importation, it is: rendered cheaper to produce the article than to importit, an . extra qunantity of labour and capital is exponded .without any extra result. The lbouri' is useless, and thie capital is spent in paying people for laboriously doing nothing. All cus tom duties which operate as an encourage. ment to the home production of the taxed article, are thus an eminently wasteful mode of raising a revenue." From Book V., CIA,'TERl TIV., SEC. TIrO 6.--" Duties oi importation then miay be divided in...
KIAMA COURT OF REQUESTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 December 1863
KrAMA COUtvrT OF REQUESTS. (Before Messrs. Jli. G. ray, Ilobb, and This court was al-. _eoiy aInst in stead of this day, the altered ,rranlgement having been adopted, we beli?e, in order to avoid the necessity for magi'Srates and suitors to attend on a day so n r Christ mao. wr he There were three cases on the list, the first 6f which was that of BACKHOUSE V TAYLOR. Thiis was an action fori the recovery of £10, in which "amount, plaintif asserted that Taylor ws indebted to him for certain services, viz., the copy ing of sundry plans or charts. it defence was that the copies were incorrect iind useless, and the charge excessive. I1 rwas obiected at thle outset that the deeline was inaduissiblet,inasmuclh as the ldefendsat, had not complied with that rule ofl proceed ing whlichl requires that such plea should be filed two clear days before the sitting of theofirlt. Tlihe objiition. hi6wever, w'cs notpersisted in, and their Worships pro ceeded to investigate the case. Mr. H. Jones appe...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 22 December 1863
IT h'appens from time tostime in the'course of human afftihira, thlat ~certain bracheles of knowledge, certain, topics. for study anda speceulation, derive fromn tile influenc'e of external circumstances an interest, wlhiceh': tlheir own generally dry and ihattracttie, though perhlaps important character, was before unable to creato. Tlhe doctrines of political economy and the principles of tax ation occupy such a position at the preseit moment in this country. TVlule the menans of a liberal and eve. lavish ixIehditre fromn the public Treasirry, were .supiplied by a'moderate a ida lighltlyi folt- impost on a few of the guasi neceessaries aud a few obf tihe luxuries of Australian life, it:was scarcely to be wondered at that people pur sued tihe even tenor of their way without trdoubling thlemselves about the question as to whether that particular method of de fraying the current expenses of tihe Go vernment were or were not the most con sistent with sienitific and enlightened maximi....