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A Celebrated Tobacco Box. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 July 1879
A Celebrated Tolineco ttox. I There was rccontly oxliibitod at tho mootings of two of tho city clubs of London a box which lias often boon doscribod and belongs to tho Past Oyorsoor's Society of tho parishes ol' St. Margaret and St. John, 'Westminister. It is called ' Tlio 'Westminister Tobacco Box,' and so romarkablo is its history that not only hus thoSouioty of Anti quaries hold discussion ovor it, but it lias boon honoured by a porsonal ' rocoption ' by hor Majesty at Buckingham Palace, to whom and tho .Royal children it gavo no littlo amusomont. This box, or rather tho original — for it is com posed of no fowor than sovon boxos in ono, and tho box is tho smallest of all — was only an ordinary horn 'baccy' box, tho gift of ono. of tho ovorsoors of St. Margaret's to tho convivial club to which ho thon boloriged in tho year 1713. Tho mombors woro dolightod with tho gift, and recorded thoir , appreciation by a silver rim allixed to -it in 1720. This' littlo bit of silvor appoars to...
A Little Chapter on Dwaris. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 July 1879
A Ejittle ChapteH' on IDwarfs. ' Deatji of Tom Thumb !' Though there aro giants in these days — in the pantomincs of tho Gaiety and Covent Gardens — there may yet have been felt by many a pang of regret when it was announced that Tom Thumb had died in his hativo place in Hol land, of dropsy, and that liis real-iiuine was .Tau Hannema. We aro happy that the gonial man who lias long been1 familiarly known in this country as Tom -Thumb is still alive. It was the Tom Thumb of Holland who died on Thursday, January 9. 'The last-named dwarf was known in Holland as Admiral Van Tromp. He .was born in 1839. at Fraucka, in Frieslaiid, and was but 28 inches in height when he visitod the metro polis fust. Like Tom Thumb himself, and nice tno accoinpJisiiea Huron Littlefiuger ami his brother, shown a few months ago nt tho Westminster Aquarium, in conjunction with .tho Two-headed Nightingale, Admiral Yan Iromp possessed groat natural mtolligonce, and was .exceedingly aefcivo. -.- Ho was; more over...
The Treatment of Stubble Land, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 July 1879
Tlie Treatment of Stubble laud, &c. Tiie following paper was read by Mr. J. L. Thompson, of tho Experimental Farm, South Dookie, at the monthly meeting of tho Moira Agricultural Society, on the 5tli instant : — Mr. Chairman and Gentlemen, — I trust you will bear with me'- while I read to j'ou my oxperience with regard to preparing land for a wheat crop, tlie selection of seed, sow ing, &c. I am certainly moro accustomed to the plough than the platrorm ; but I was ono of the first to propose to our worthy secretary that papers of this description should be road -and discussed from time to timo by practical .men ;for 'the diffusion of usoful knowledge, and I -trust mine may be of somo benefit *to the moie experienced of our farmers. ? As myr-exporience lias boon chiefly with stiff 'clay- soils, aiid: as a good portion of the land in this neighbourhood is of that description, I will confino my re marks more particularly, to clayey 'soils.. - To commence— we. will suppos...
Fruits of Black Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 July 1879
Fruits of Black Wednesday. It suited Sir George Bowen in delivering his public speeches to present himself as a man of the most tender sensibility, and literally gushing with sympathetic omotion. ! If that character has any shado of truth wo would wish the ex-Govornor no more acute punishment for his heartless participation in Black Wednesday than what would result from the perusal of a recent issue of the 'Daily Telegraph,' recounting tlio circum stances of the death of Mr. Thomas Abcott, one of the victims of that foul act of political ruffianism. Mr. Abcott was a senior clerk in the Education Department, and was dis missed on Black W ednosday by the ' gallant Major' who presides over that department. Ho accepted tho fate dealt out to him by tho ruthless hands administering the Govern ment, and applied for his compensation. This, however, he was not ablo to got paid in full, and consequently his project of I warring in ousiness was shipwrecked. Headers ? will remember tho mendacio...
Calendar for July. Moon's Age. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 July 1879
Calendar for July. Moon's Abe. ? Full Moon ? 4th, at 7.42 a.m. Last quarter ;.'... . Ilth, at 6.59 p.m. : New Moon . ...... 19th, at 7.11 p.m. ' . v First:quartor : . . . .v. 26th, at 9.40 p.m. ? — Sun — -y High wator atShoal ifj Itises. Sots. haven Heads. ' 11. M. .II. St. .- A. M. . P. ST, .. ;;7is7^' ^5-'-'a,'» 7 45 : 8 9 4 7 7 5 1 8 31 8 54 5 , .7 7 5 1 9 lo 9 33 6,77 52 9 51 10 if 7 7 7 2 2 10 .27 10 45 ? 8 7 6 5 3 11 3 11 20 ''?9 7 6 5 4 | 18 38 11 57
SHIP LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 July 1879
SHIP LETTERS* -? 57J- Burt :Mvs.; Terrara 23 Cassidy Ptk., Ulladulla 33 Lynam T. Gv, Kiama 36 M'Leay 0., Torrara 24 'Whitfield I\, liiama ? '' HJLAXD LETTERS. ? 2-13 Bridge Win., Shoalhavon 38G Byron Miss K., Woodstock 337 Cummings S., Shollharbour 313 Ciut Christiana A. 'W., Shoalhaven 111 Fosier Tlis., Kiama 51 Lonehan Ed., Broughton Creek ? 84 Little A., Kiama ? 1 1 3 Louie Miss, Kinina 22 M'Allen Jno., Kiama 230 Marshall Jas., Sliellharbour (2) 352 Mitchell R-bt., Shoalhaven -117 Murphy Chs., Ulladulla' ??-:;????. I 422 Murphy Phillip, Ulladulla | 74 Pcmell J., Kiama . , ? 96 Robinson D. Y., Kiama ! 64 Sheeliy Mrs. J., Sliellharbour 2 Waddington Thos., Shoalhavon 40 Walsh Pat., Kiama j 111 'West Mr., Kiama : 159 'Whitby W., Shoalhaven 283 Wright Mrs., Kiama. -
MISCELLANEOUS. Unclaimed Letters. List No. 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 July 1879
jJIISCJEIiliAlTJEOUS. Unclaimed Letters. List No. 10. ('From the Government Gazette, June 24. J Pahties applying for unclaimed lottors at the GonerarPos't Office aro requested to givo tho corrcct nuinbor of lottor, with the dato and num her of tho list in which they may havo observed their names, as such reference will materially facilitate dolivory.' ; Partios in the country mak ing written applications, in addition to tho for mer particulars, aro requested to stato whore thoy expect thoir lottors from, and any othor informa tion tending to .prevent an unnocossary trans mission of lettors.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 July 1879
At GopelandS North,, on. Saturday last, tho crushingsrosultod as follows : — Iliddon Treasure Company (Hicks, Ciunoron, and Company), 80 tons yioldod 296 ounces gold ; Mechanics' 'Pros- pecting Company,. 63 tons, yielded 125' ounces ; and No. 2 Bfengal Tigor; 33 tons, yielded 33 ounces. No. 1 Star of tho South (Hindmarsh and Company) ha,ve struck rich quartz ono foot tnic.K in arivmg. Telegrams to tho I&raW from London on Thursday last, says : — In compliance with an ordni of tho Sultan, tho- Khedive has abdiciitod in favour of his son, Princo- Mahomed Towfik.— Intolligonce has boon rccoivod confirming the announcement of the compulsory abdication of tho Khodivo, in consoquonco of ' pressure brought to bear upon tho Sultan by tho Great) Bitropoan Powors. — In tho House of Commons en- June 2(i,. Sir Stafford Northcote (Chancollor of tho' Exchoquor), roplying to a question as to whotlior ho could confirm tho announcomont, stated that tho ohiof causo of tho deposition of tho Kh...
POETRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 July 1879
POETRY. A friend of my wife's is in Rondwick Asylum as a nurse. On one occasion she heard a young man, who was suffering from delirium tremens, reciting this affecting piece, and on his recovery she induced him to give her a copy, and this is how I became possossed of it. If you think it suitable and can afford space, you will oblige by publish ing it. — 0. TV. V1' SOMEBODY'S DARLING. Into a ward of the whito-washcd walls, Wliero the dead and dying lay, Wounded by bayonets, shells, and balls, Somebody's darling was borne ono day ; Somebody's darling, so young, so bravo, Wearing still on liis palo, sweet faco, Soon to bo hid by tlio dust of tho gravo, Tho lingering light of his boyhood graeo. Matted and damp aro tho curls of gold, Kissing tho snow of that fair youngh'row ; Palo aro the lips of delicate mould ; ; Somobody's darling is dying now ; Back from tho beautiful blue-voinpd faco Brush every wandering silken thread, Cross his hands as a sign of graco, Somobody's darling is stil...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 July 1879
~VXT ANTED a Go(*l BENERAL SERVANT^ \ y Apply to k/fl.T JAMES WILSON, Stores, Broughton's CJrjjok^ : ? ; . - ? - ? lflalzc ! iMfa iase ! ! \ \\7~ ANTED' ' to Higliost, price Vi given. AppljJ at the office of this' -paper. ^ . A LL Nos. W I B. E /WAIL S,- 3d pel ( A lb. Pi/ '/ Post Oflico Store', '. Nowra.-r' ? ' ' T«» Toiijljslcrs. :? ?;V' A PPLICATD'iNS vi/lj io' rocoivod by tlio xV. undersigned, at ifij **id'once, Nowra, up: till SAT UltD AY, tlio 12fli instant, from pbrsons willing to FALL and ? IxRAW TIMBER to tho Currombene Crookj near the Falls. : WALTER ELYARt)-. . ' To Fi ncers. TENDER'S will be « ioived bv tho undersigned from partios wil ing to' J'MND TIMBER and ERECT about F«. UR HUN], 'BED BODS of TWO-'BAlLmuco it Kowra Flat. Posts to be' not less' than' |J- inc icif thick, not less than 7 inches wido, and' must ' be' G feet G inches long, the two' rails in dii'ch' /linol to average 15 inches wide, and to go 3 inclftie through the posts. . Tenders to bo sont ii/on'or bef...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 July 1879
The presont session of Parliament, which in spito of ministerial government good inten tions regnrdingaspoody prorogation, continues to drag its tedious length along, seems likely, so far ns practical rosults aro concorned, to bo remarkable for nothing so much as for tlio advance in public estimation which will havo been made by tho Legislative Council : and this has come to pass, it is particularly worth while to observe, through tho action of that body in dealing fearlessly with mea sures which have como to thorn orraj'ed in all the advantage, wlmtover it may be worth, of having passed with largo majorities in tlio Lower House. The Gagging Bill, and the Chinese Immigration Bill have afforded the most conspicuous examples of this! Tho infatuation of self-impovtanco on tho parfc-of 'Lower' legislators, which carried the for mer measure through tho Assembly, tlio simple demagoguery which did as much for tho latter, were taken for what they were worth by the 'nominees,' who fortunatel...
Sydney Current Market Prices. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 July 1879
Sydney Cui'i'oat Mailict I'rlccs. I Flour, £12 0sto £13 10s .per ton 5 .potatoos, £3 10s to £0 0s per ton; maize, 2s vOd to 2s lOd por b'ishol; buttor, 9d to Is por lb; choeso, 3d- fo 3d por lb; bacon, 4d to 7d por lb; hides; 2d to 3d por lb ; pigs, 3d to 4jd por lb ; calvos, 12s Gd to 30s each; fowls 3s 6d to 4s0d|ier pair; ducks .1 ?Is Od to 4s 3d por pair; turkoys, 7s Od to 12s pir pair; goose, 7s to 8s Gd per .pair ; oggs, Is Od to 2s Od per doron.
Gardeners' Calendar. JULY. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 July 1879
Gardeners' Calendar. I JULY. Kitchen Garden. — Kcop tlio hoo at work, an weeds are more numerous than agroeablo this month. If the weather bo favouroblo, some early carroty may bo sown in drills ; also peas, and broad Windsor beans, radishes, eschalots, &c. Continuo the oarthing up of celery, and also of advancing crops. Plant our lettuces, cabbages, caulitlowors, &c. Rhubarb plantations should should havo thoir winter dressing by cloaring off all docayed leaves and woods, and covering up plants with manure* Asparagus, articnoicos, and soa kulo, should bo similarly attended to. Cross and mustard may bo sown. Previous sowings of onions should bo thinned and trans planted. Sow early cucumbors in hot beds. Flower Garden . — Transplanting may still bo proceeded with. Grass plots and lawns will need attontion. Bulbs of all kinds should bo looked to. Rosos may be pruned and planted. Hardy annuals and porennials may bo sown. Pot off cuttings of summer blooming plants. Fruit...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 July 1879
iilnwnrra Steam Wavigniion Company. STEAMER'S TIME TABLE. Jjl E 0 M S 11 0 A L II A Y E N, .Holiday, « a.m. Tliursulny, 8 a.m. ^ PROM SYDNEY, . / Tuesday an-l Friday, at Hi*, in. V All irioula supplied during tlio passugos of tlio steamers free of charge.. , _ - Tlio Slcnm Drogliors, undor charge of Captain Buchanan, iivo always plyiiigoiitho'Shoalhavon River in conncction '-with the Sydney steamers. E. MANNING. / English, NcoUihli, and Australian^ Cliartcrcil It auk. if* A BRANCH of lllis lianlc is now OPEN ut X JL NOAA'RA, Shoalhavon, . in temporary pvomiaos, for tlior transaction of all usual bank iiilt business. JOIIN DOAYLING,; Manager. Sydnoy, otli Juno, 1S7S. Wanted to be; Known. ~X\T- JONES, Collina-stroot, Kiaina; ; lias ? VV ? IIorRos and Aroliiclos POE HIRE. , Ho is prepared to run between AYollongong and Ulladulla. ? ' Also; that lio is a cash purchaser of Ilidos and skins in any quantity. Mr. W. C. KING, SOLICITOR, & c . , ICIAMA. B. LINDSAY DYMOCK, Auctioneer a...
Ocean mail Time Table. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 July 1879
? Ocean Mail Time Tabic. ' Time tablo for the prosont month, giving the dato on which letters, to bo in timo for despatch by the homeward routo, must bo posted at the prin cipal local post-office, as woll as the date on which foreign letters may bo received after the arrival of the outward bound mail steamers. '/ Pacific Mail, via California. . Homeward Route. | Outward Route. Loaves I Arrives at I Loaves I Arrives at Nowra. | . London. | London. | Nowra. ? 'July 16 ? 1 . So))t.'~'l j May 22 | July i P. and 0. Mail, via Suez. Homoward Route. | Outward Boute. ? Loaves I Arrives at Leaves I Arrives at Nowra. | Londou. London. | Nowra. 'July 4 I Sept. 1 ~ Mnptf' I 'July 26 E. and A. Mail, via Torres Straits.* Homeward Eouto. | Outward Eouto. Leaves I Arrive'! mi' I . Leaves I Arrives. at Nowra; :| London'. | London. | Nowra. . July 7 i Sept. S.; V I -May 23 | July 18 ? ? ? Bv.tliis route letters, not over A oz., marked, ''tut Biindisi,' will cost 2d more- than letters ?marked, ' via So...
Nowera Mail Time Table. ARRIVES [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 July 1879
TVowra Mail Time Tabic. ARRIVES ' From Sydnoy, Moss Yale, Cambowarra, and Bomadorry, daily (Monday excopted), at 9.45 a.m. ? From Kiama and Brougliton Creek, on Tues day, Thursday, and Saturday, at 9.45 a.m. From Ullaaulla, Milton, Wandandian, ;and Tomorong, on: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at 1.30 p.m. From Numba and Torrara, daily (Sunday excepted), at 2 p.m. From Braidwood and Nerriga, on Thursday, at 4 p.m. From Burrier, on Wednesday, at 10 a.m. LEAVES . For Bomadorry, .Cambowarra, Moss Vale, and ' Sydnoy, daily (Saturday excopted), at 2.30 p.m. For 'Terrain, Numba, and Pyrco, daily (Sunr dav excepted); at 10.15 a.m. For Tomerong, Wandandian, Milton, and Ulladulla, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Satur days, atlO. 15 a.m. For Burrior, on Wednesday and Saturday, at 11 a.m. For Braidwood and Nerriga, on Monday, at o a.m. ^ For Broughton Creek and Kiama, on Monday, W' Wednesday, and Friday, at 2.30 p.m.
Telegraphic Intelligence. SYDNEY. Wednesday, 4 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 July 1879
Tclcgrapliic I»tullif(ciicc. (.From Our Teh'fjmjihic (JvrrcspoMhnt.J ? SYDNEY. ' AVlODNESnAY, '1 -T.M.-- ? -The Council passed tho socond reading of the 'Laud Bill by -1-1 Vo 0. : 'Tho Assembly took, objection to tho appoint ment of tho lion. A( Campbell and tho Hon. G. . Thornton as mombers »f tlio first Board of Com missioners of Customs, as it was an office of profit undor the Crown. Sir II. Parkes pro mised to reconsidor tlio mattor. Tlio postponed itoms in the Supplemental^ ?Estiniatos -\Voro passed. :- Sir E. Doas Thompson is slightly hotter. . At tho infirmary meoting, yostorday, amotion to inaugurato Hosjiital Sundays was withdrawn. lteturns of conditional purchases hold by 1 members of tlio Assombly showed — Bawdon, 2 Bowman, 14 ; Copehiud, i ; I)ay,l; Hurley; 20; 1 Lynch, 1; Murphy, 3; Parkes, 4 ; Stuart, 2; I Wobb, 3.— Mr. Cameron liiovos to-day that Gov- | ornmont taho stops -for tho erection of buildings better adapted for -Parliamentary purposos- Nearly £1000 lias boon...
Intelligence in Brief. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 3 July 1879
Iiitel'Sgence J11 Oriel'. Fatbjllocks aVo wofth £14 at WaAgittinSff,- iri. ^Mvw Zoaland. flfpfi. nugset of gold weighing 130 ,oz. was found 6n' the Pemhorton' Estate, Victoria, on Friday Jast. Mr. Walter Cruigicy,- senior' proprietor' of the Armidnle Express, was foiYn'rt' (lend 011 Thursday Ovouing last on' a ridge near his dwelling'. The ttoman EmpreSs has oiforod an interna-'- tiona'l pri/o foif' thto-fessti ft'outiso- on- the' cure of dipthor-n. _ On Friday last the Adelaide' foo£li!ill' toaln, on Arrival at Jfolbourno, woro driven' in tho Hon. \V. J. Clarke's four-liprso di'iig from the steamed #0 town, and woro' afterwards rocoived by the Mayor.- Nothing but ovations now. ThO Society of Cbl'nliiofcial Geography is con fomplating tlio foiniatioii of a French Coloniza fiioh Com]iany.- Tho Obok tevritoiy, on the shoros Of the Bed Sea, tho Tonquin coast, and tho New Hebridos aro suggosti d as suitable localities. . A memorial tablot to Ifoats has been unveiled ih Koine.- Sir Vinco...