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CHINESE SWEARING. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 7 March 1860
CHINESE SWEARINo.-Any one who wvas pre sent yesterday. in the Crininal Court, when a Chinaman named All'Won wag being sworn in the orthodox luoifer manner, could "scarcely fail to arrive at thq conclusion that such a motlhod :of takingan oath. was absird arid ueless, and only calculated to' thro4 rediculo ir what oiugh to ito b most sacred. dutyt. Cunil, solicitors, the; audience the 'ihnteireters, ans the. witnest himself; seeine~l to think the'whdle thinig .a most excellenft joke, his Honor being apparenitly'the only person: who' dissented from soih an opinion. The prisonler, a respeciable-looking Chinese merchant. named Ah-Pang, who was married to a' European, was charged with assaulting Ah Won. In December last he had been tried, for stealinig a watch from the same party i and'beingacdqditted, the present charge was brought against him, and he secured for his defender, Mr. Ireland. Upon All Pang being arraigned thlere appeared to be no intierpre ter forth-coming, so Mr. Ireland ...
MELBOURNE Friday, 7.15 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 7 March 1860
Sr . r;I MELBOURNE: Friday 7.15 fp~m :..The Real 'I?,l'roperty Registration Bill has passed: .its thirdil cadisog in the ;Council., ': T .e Land Bill is' in the Assembly, without any appearance of progress SA mana?nil dirtwFlit',t em?pldyed'in catfcli?ig snakes for scientifi purposes; sas 'bitten yesterday' by a black'siiake anddied in an hoir;:. Cartwriht had ivith 'hiii ':Underwood's antidote, ~which; he always carried,;hut'. on:this" occasion the'effect was so sudden' that he hoid not ?power to apply it: Tho escorts hagve arrived with 35,721 ounces of .Weathr threatenn To rain was general yes The Assembly got through three clauoes of the Land;Bill last night : The failire ?.6f3±W. Mlltand Co, ainnounced liabilities £50,Oinlecessitatesanother electioni for Mr r.,Hlrkcr, the lontsTreasurer,;was.entertained at a freowell .dinnerabyrthos Coh? igwolod const ituents previous; to his departure fur En"land ' Tivo cargos of timber in from theBili
RIFLE CORPS. THE TRUE PEACE LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 7 March 1860
RIFLE CORPS. THE TRUE PEAOE LEAGUE. rFReo ToIE TI?IES.] COLONEL WiLFORD the other day, in delivering a lecture on musketry practice, described our Rifle Volunteers as "the true Peace League," and never in the whole course of his'service did that gallant officer sent a shot more truly to the mark than when he hit upon that designation. The very object of ousr present armaments is to torenider invasion iinppssible, and, as for any aggressive movement ''on our part, the known sentiments of the entire nation on the subject of war ae sufficient to forbid suspicion. We are thinking of self-defence, and of that only ; but, as we have now fairly taken the business in hand, we shall make clean work of it once and for all. For many years we lived under an im pression that the days of European war had gone by, and that we were justified in devoting ourselves to the pursuits of peace, witheut ap presion of attack or disturbance. Those ideas have been rather rudly dispelled, and, though we are c...
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. WEDNESDAY, 29TH FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 7 March 1860
PARLIAý1ENTARY INTELLIGENCE. (naon o s a os sN ni C ui n AND 5 inas.) -4--* LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. WEDNESDAY, 29TH1 FEDRUARY. STitE Legislative Assembly met at twenty-seven Sminutes past three o'clock. SMr. Hay, as chairman, brought up the report from the select committee. on the St. Andrew's College Bill. - -.Petitions:in favor of the continuance of-State aid were- presented by Mr. John Campbell and Caiptain Rlussell. .Petititions in favor of the abolition of State aid were presented by Mr. Wisdom; Mr. Weekes, mg4dDr.Lang .Ir. Hay presented a petition from a Chinese merlohit, the owner, of the opium seized on the KateHooper, praying for redress. Several new notices of motion were given. -In-ureply to Mr..Wilson, -the Secretary- for -Finanice said that, in the present state of affairs, the Government could not say when they should 'be prepared to bring in a bill to repeal. the gold uty: ... .. Td reply to Mr. Asher, the Colonial Secretary said ,the. -necessary enquiry would be made r...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. (ABRIDGED FROM THE HERALD AND EMPIRE.) PORT OF SYDNEY. COASTERS INWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 7 March 1860
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. (ADIDuoBD FRnoM TE nERAALD AND EMn IBE.) PORT OF SYDNEY. OOASTa0N INWAnRDB . March 4.--unter (r.), from Merlmbula 1st nstant, with 2(0 bales weoL Nora Crelna (a.), from Shoalbaren, with 100 bags :pottos, 3 horoes. pigs, f kegs butter. Rapid (s.), from Klama, wlth 50 kegs butter, 4 plge,7 calves,4 Lags maleo. mOMrTElM oUTWARnm . rMarch 3.--Proppetor, for Dellambi.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 7 March 1860
TLLAWAIRRA STEAM NAVIGATION COM I PANY.--Tbe recent disasters at Shoalbaven iriedering it necessary to alter the Steamboat ar rangi ments between Sydney and that district, the publicd is respectfully informed that the Steamers of this Company. will, until further notice, ply as follows: BETWEEN SYDNEY AND SHOALHAVEN. From SYDNEY every Tuesday and Firday night, at 11 o'clock. From GREENWELL POINT every 'Monday and Thursday, at 9 a.m. BETWEEN SYDNEY AND KIAMA. From .SYDNEY.. every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, at 11 p.m., and on Friday, at 8 Sam. and 11 p.m. Erom KIAMA every ?o1ogday and Thursday at 11 anm.; passsengrners~ and on Tuesday and -.Thursday at noon, onaFriday at 2 p.m. BETWEEN. SYDNEY AND WOLLONGONG, :as' published'in the local papers. By order of the Directors, E. MANNING. -:'Sydney, 21st February. i'NGLISH, SCOTTISH, and AUSTIRALIAN "L :-CHARTERED BANK.: " Incorporated by Royal: Chr'ter. Paid Up Capital ... . £800,0. BIills discounted daily. Drafts issuedb on London, t...
PUBLICAN'S LICENSES. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 7 March 1860
PUD.ICAn'S LTCI'NSIs.-The annual meeting for the hearing of applications from, and the granting of certificates to publicans, nd confectioners, undar the LicnitingAct, will be held early in the ensuing mlonth, (April,) and the apjiticatfous must o lodged with the Cleilk.of.ihol BenclQehro not latcrrhan tho '2th instanut. Tlio t who arf,'mter edtcreted sahould therefore bear tlio nmitter in' ,??r\ i wocbeliwvo tihe provisions of the Act are vry trc , 'it
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 7 March 1860
COMMIERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. - -----4- We quote the follre ing from the S~ydney Mornin9 .lerald of Friday last: l[Unless otherwis expresraed the prices quoted in this article ae those In transactions between the producer end tihe rst purehaser.] Wheat is in demand at Se Od to 9O per bushel for good "amples. Flour.--An advance oft l per ton took place to-day, quotations 1 being i.2l for fine and 20 for second quality. per on of 200i Ibs. A rather brisk trade exists In tills market. Mr. relllatt reports that owing to the increased price of wheat he haa advancd his flour to a2 for ine and'20o for seconds flour. Bran 1 3d1 to t Od per bushel ;: wheat 8lsalto ne 9dper bushel. Bren ns Id per bushel. Brcad.- 5t per 2-lb loaf; when delivered, 511.' . lBecelL--Mr. WiVllkie quotes cablin biecuit t 284 Ier 100 Ilo.; oravy bisceuit, 19s. per 100 'Ibs. Mr. ltanmllton. .Cabin 2s; ship, 19s per 100 Ibs. Ilntctero' Ieal.-Dcef .2d to Old, mutton rid to 3j,1, pork lid to 7d, veal,4d to 4Id per lb. : iam...
ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 7 March 1860
AccTDENT.-On Friday last, while a daughter of Mrs. M'Clellands of Riversdale, was spreading out some clothes, she ascended a ladder for the purpose of reaching the line, and the post by which it was supported, being rotten, gave wny under the pres sure of her weight, and she was precipitated to the ground.' She naturally put out her hands to break the fall, and unfortunately the concussion was so severe as to fracture both her arms. We under stand that Dr. Charles is in attendance upon her. .Co?NsIsENCY IN TvIE Cor.oToAl, AnRCITECT'S 1)E. PARTetEeoT.-Wheil thei plann of our niew, Court House was'draiwn, tivo loors were shown in the lial? wall facing tle' lock up, but'before finailly sening, it from the office, one of the doorways was marked out, and according to thait orrangemoent the contractor carried on the works of the building to tihe heiglt;of a foot or so,; iren down camea instruc tiois ',to fill ui the siecond' dooriway, w'hichl was donii, and the work w?as allowed to'..proc...
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. SHELLHARBOR. March 2. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 7 March 1860
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) &nbsp; SHELLHARBOR. The meeting for the purpose of petitioning the Legis- lature to adopt measures for the improvement of the harbor of this place, took place in accordance with the advertisement which appeared in your columns, yesterday (Thursday) evening. The attendance was more select than numerous. - W. Wilson, Esq., was called to the chair, and in his &nbsp; usual eloquent style, introduced to the consideration of the meeting the importance of the matter which they had met this evening to deliberate upon. Councillor Moles moved the first resolution, which was as follows : That there is pressing need for Improvement to the harbor of this place, and that for want of such improvemnents the residents of this municipality are suffering considerable risk, pecuniary loss and uncertainty, in the transit of their produce from this port. 'I regret that I have not time to give a full report of the spceches, which were certa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 March 1860
The Miama Examineris published every WEDNES. DAY and SATURDAY MORNING, and dospatched immediately, either by mail or courier, 'to all parts. of Now South Wales and the sister colonies, to London' Liverpool and: Glasgow, Great Dritain; and, an the assue ts very considorable, it affords great facility for every kind of advertisement. Torms: . d:., advertlaing.-Four lines and unders....'.... 2 .o Six ........... ;.......... ' 6 . Eight ..... ............. . 'a: 0 - Every additional line....... O" ' Subsoription-Pcr quarter in advunce :.... .. 8'"6 . At thb end of thd quarter..... 9 " 0 S Single copie; e eh,...sa.'.. ...0 6: Tho quarters end on the last day of Jtne, Septombnr December, ind 'Maoreh, rspeotively. ML~i ef ilis·han publish'bya thie'pio ieirh &I4'ii ,&lt;.vnts; of ulama, at the'5 s aatsner Genera -Prilnos ffie ,Sboelhnaasn.tnot; Kiets afor?sald, 8ttrd?l ?,Man lI0,O.
EXTRAORDINARY CURE. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 March 1860
EXTRAORDtIARY CURE.-The case of the unfortunate man Bowen, who was so barbarously wounded by his mate with an axe, at the Mia Mia, is likely to be an object of public interest for a long time to come. He was wounded on the 21st November, and has been incessantly and carefully tended ever since. He is now getting on favorably. The wound in the chest, where the ribs weretdivided by the axe, and the heart exposed to view, is now completely healed, the only ill effects 'remaining beinga slight paralytic affection of the corresponding arm. The brain exposed by the removal f a portion of the skull, which was cut off by a blow of the axe, is oi ly filmed over with a thin skin, and al though the pulsation of the brain is plainly visible, yet the skin acts as a protection from the air. It is intended shortly to place a silver plate over the hole in the skull, so as to protect the brain from any contact with foreign sub stances, a very slight touch of which might be mortal. The opening in the...
THE DISCIPLINE OF THE NAVY. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 March 1860
TIIE DISCIPLINE OF THE NA TY. (rOMl THE rATURDAY REVIEW.) ALL the changes which have been made of late years in the discipline and regulation of the army and navy have been in one direction. Al most every fresh order which has been issued has:been designed to remove some needless an noyance to which sailors or soldiers were sub jected, or to improve their lot by providing them with the means of reasonable enjoyment and comfort. In the army,. there are schools, and lectures, and games, to occupy the spare time of the men; and in food, in clothing, and in bar rack accomm'odation some improvement takes place every year. Irksome regulations have been at the smne' time modified, and discipline has gained by the change. In the navy, there has been an 'equal disposition to improve the condition of the men. If any little grievance about the nie`s'b kits or traps, or any detail of their daily fife. is complained of, parliament at once votes the'money which may be neceesary to redress it.. In...
THE LATE THOMAS DE QUINCEY. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 March 1860
THE LATE T'OM.1!AS DE QUIYCRY. ((ROM THE BoffTiERN CRoss.) Br. telegram..from the mail steamer Northam; published, in' the Sydney Morning Herald intimation was made of the death of. Mr. De .. Quincey. The mightiest master of th, ldglishlanguage, and one of the mightiest masters of style-i?aany language, has pissed away. All the.opium excesses of his youth, and the unapn: peased-and pursuing griefs and misfortunes of his life, ,aotwithstanding, the small frail, world-worn organisation-" Life in its house of bones," with that thin, luxuriously sweet voice which R.:P. Dillies said, " seemed as if it came out of Dreamland," has survived to an age far beyond that allotted usually to the sons of men. To us personally;-who are under intellectual obligations to Mr. De Quincey's writings, greater than we owe to any modern author,-the intelligence was literallya shock. The great critic said, in his earlier papers on Wordsworth, in Tail's AMagazine :-in one of those sentences no man but De Qui...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 March 1860
:: Cattle Disease. A. T the request of several charitable gentlemen . a Public Meeting is'convened, to be held:on SATURDAY, 17thl March,; at 12 o'clock, at the Stea iiiPacket Irin, for thi purpose of .takinig into codsideration andl adopting measures for alleviating the distressing case 'o?lMr .SAMUEL:HALL, who has lost nearly thewhioloe of his dairy, stock by the malignant cattle disease, andis thereby left desti tute of the meanis of supportinig himself and famtiily. 'The case of Mr. Hall deserves iinmediate and earnest consideration; and it'is* to be hoped that mainy 'of the beheyolent' ieighbori'ivill come for Ward with ai helping haid:: :. Jamberoo Ploughing Matah. SLL thoe.who feeool interested in the project of -.A -reviving the: Plouigliing; Matelib which was formerly heoldannually in Jaiiberoo."are requested to'meet at Mr. LAWW'S Jamberoo Hotel, on MON DAY,l19thiinstant, at 7"o'clock p.m. for, the pur pos, ofconsidering what steps are to.. be taken for the above purpose. To...
ADELAIDE Monday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 March 1860
.ADE A AID1E.! i; 1 » ; ':: NMonday afternoon.. F"Ilourin idgood. demand: ate £19 0;,heat, 8s., Gd. 'Nearly all tlhelwhneatand. flour t prest shlipping is'goinggto New ouith' Wales.e'. \;';. * ' ;:. h.' Ti st'enmersi'.villifa''ni'd Latly Bird ,lcaav' to iiorr?iw hferinoon fdr Mellbotirned, but.will tako little ; 'Butteirlits been eagerly songlit ifte';,:and:'pricoe lihveadvanced; ;. ; .* ; . ; ,-, ;" ci;.'."-. : ; , .: 'i'TuesdaYnfternoon.r :?SHolders'of florar na nkin iig£19 lOs3 ; whieat ie scarce.;.': ,'- . , Great annoyance is felt' at:tlio;,liuttin g iln opera tion by Governmenftof a'clniso f, thoe;Militi- Acit, requiring all persons whlo claim to be, exempt 'of servico; to attend aid prove their grounds of exenip tion ait; the .lodal court-hoesd. Thi",has cauied Inrge ngiumbrs of Government ofliceri, profcssional men, merchants, and others to.,lose an entire day, waiting for thi iniames to bb called out. .It: is iex pected to take several days to get through' the list. The cou...
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 10 March 1860
NOTIC('E TO' (ORRIIPOiND TS." , : ' `TAlr.- e true, I Lu rat?er Laod sfrongly pt, anud .carcely adrnmi.sibo. Alcolinmunlcationn Intoldol ,i)r ineeritlo must ha. authwnli .eated by th nmen a.nd adlross of the writar-net nbcecsarliy for publlentiaon, bh it n'guar.ntl. of good faith. - ;., yge cannot undertake to return rejected comunetuicatlone. .Adv rtlsecr .ar aluastel to In particular L, madrkrig the unmlmr of tncertioni on u~loIaelrltisemnt, otlheorwlse they will .I Ilnsertel and charted for till ccuntnrmaaalde. Orders for withdrawal ar aIlteratlonb:au.Lt be ea,it to thio oilco (hi writing) baforr noon ou the nayprior to pualinntion.