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THE WEATHERLAND THE SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 January 1864
THE WEATIIUE ND TrHE 6f1caiu-',The slight' and partialJowors which have fallen in this neighborhood dling t;e last week or two have moistened the sirrface of our pasture lands sufficiently to ca se it percep tible improvement in their colour, and in the present supply of grass for stock. At the btst. however, so slight a fall of the needful clement could not produce more than a very transitory advantage ; akmi the dry and sweeping winds which may be said during the present season to constit tte the normal meteorological condition of the dis triat, are, likely, to .obliterate-in, doubled quick;' time tihe .teulporary improvement. which exists. Though tihe heat has not been so oppressive.ts.'dsillrg the drought of last summer.nnd tm, s ceding one, the weather we luve experienced has, on the whole, been productivel of worse conse quences than in either of them, unless we regard the actual result as produced rather by the succession of thino such years than by. the unfavorala ehalr qair...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 January 1864
Lime-Best Shell Lime. O NE SHI L n NOE (is 10d) pebu e Bag. In larger qu titEs cheaper as may be agreed upon at G. BFLEN'S, Terralong-street, Kiama. For Sale, AN LAND, in Bong SBo straham and Armstron . s. JAMES STR 4 Want , A GOOD GE EVANT. Apply to Ma. WBURN, 'Waratah House, Kiama. Dairy Farm to Let, T OG ' tLER wit iv Co.s,-the I farm, Lapip , i e Dairn Farm, known as Spinks J oberoo, contains about 40 acres, w tered and all en closed. Rent mod at ly to G. . WALDR Auctionee Notice. 4 LL Persons a hereby cautioned .L1. 'against driv" i stocl ough my run at Yalwal Crea? ing them ito trcspass thereon; (oterwise they will be dealt with as the las/directs. J. G. ILSON, Yalwal, Shoalhaven. SALE BY AUOTION,,.': AT THE BEEHIVE INN.' FOUR OST ELIGIBLE BUILDIhIO ALLOTMENTS. 1i. G.. WALDRON has received; .o 1L instructi ns from Messrs. M'Anly to sell by auction, at Mr. L. O'Toolo's, Beoe hive inn, Kiamai THIS D ', at no o'clock, 4 sple 1 b ? otit? ents situ S i Te'l 1& reet, Kaiami,...
KIAMA POLICE COURT. TUESDAY JANUARY 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 January 1864
KIAMA P1OLICE COURT. TUESDAY JANUARY 12. MInssns. Hindmarsh, Chapman, Marks, lo?bb, Kendall, and Charles, on the Bench. Joseph Coombs was charged by senior-, constable George Young witih havirng on Thursday, 7th inst., made use of certain obscene and indecent expressions within hearing of the public road. The constable dleposed that about 10 o'clock on the evening of that day, as he was walking in company with constable Chisholm near O'Toole's plblic-house inTer ragong-street, lie noticed the defendant, evidently .under the inlluence of liquor dancing and capering under the verandah. On seeiing the constables defendant ex claimed, " There are two b-y constables looking after me. I don't care a d-n for them. I'll knock them a-e over head, the b- y b- rs." Defendant then left the verandah, and ran up the hill (Collins street), still shouting in similar language. Constable Chisholhn being placed in the box, confirmed the statement of the prose cutor. Coombs, who denied the charge, call...
STATISTICS OF IRELAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 January 1864
STATISTICS OF IRELA? D. (From the Marli Lane Express, of thle 26th October. At the command of Lord Carlisle, the present Lord- lieutenant, Dr. Neilson Hancock, of the Irish bar, has investi gated the statements which have been al legcd to prove a progressive decline of Irish prosperity, and to ascertain the real state of the country, and to report there on. This task the learned gentleman has executed in an able manner, and the re sults are given to the public in a panm phlet, addressed to Major-General Sir T. Larcom, -K.C.B., Under Secretary to his. Excellency the Lord-Lieutenant. It con tains a vast amount of important sta tistical and other documnentary details, the first portion of which relates to the, acknowledged decrease of the population of Ireland, which, since 1847, embracing a period of sixteen years has ben di nminished to the extent of three millions, when the natural increase that ought ,is have taken place is added to it. Dr. Hancock shows that this decrease has aris...
THE NEWSPAPER TAX. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 January 1864
THE NEWSPAPER? TAX. (From the Gqulburn,Hp rald.) IT was appropriately siid by is poet whose .generation suffered him to'.die of starve .tion, and to whom a monument was subse . quently erected The poet's fate is here most clearly shown He asked for bread, and he received a stone. The memory of this has been recalled by a conversation with'h geneleman con nected with another jol ua' il Referring to the impending e.liic'ion of the country newspapero--Ry tite p?roposed pos tal imposition,of 1e remarked 'shat these journals ate little valued where people are accustomed to them, their mistakes are magnified, their good underrated, and they are left to struggle against tile diffi culties that beset them with but little general sympathy.,, But whop, from any cause, a town or district r?here a news paper had once been estalblished ceased to possess one, people very soon found out that there was something waftiug which could not be supplied by any metropolitan paper, whether cheap or expensi...
GARDENER'S CALENDAR. JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 January 1864
:'GARDENER'S CALENDAR. I.NUAR~Y. -. F?lC--SOw Cape barley for green. crop, rich land, manirze, millet, Sawedish turnip, carrot, beet, aangold ?uroel, &c., ac soghum sencehaeratam in rows three feet apnrt, and each plant nearly a foot distant fromn each other. Look to the ordinary mniaze crop, Ill ti p, loosen the soil between the rows; anl remember tlhat large maieo Is very lmpovorlshlng, bat small kinds not nearly so much so. )Dig and store early ptatnto crop; nowrieeina some plance, as rain in thils ect month would destroy any left tit the gronnde. et land ready for the oautuuen crop of poteleoe, to be planted lin Febrmtry and .lanrl, and procure seed potatoes growl In a colderclimate if possibic. Attend to tobaccc and cotton; weed, loosen the sll, &.c, Proceed aerways With irrigaltioan and wredlng. Vl.ecrano.--L'oantinuc lelener pIruning; don't pruone If tho sap nows. Remove lateral slhens, shorten frnlt bearling booagls, wreed, &c. Tie up bearing branncie...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 January 1864
WE1EKLY CALENDAR. 72a d.of the',. ee. Y Sunrise o unso' DIoon'S M_____ h Ago. ;T(hSDAY '.:.A...:.. Jan.l0 5 12 7 9 11` WfI)\EoDAY:...:.. 5 1 ".7 ) ' 11 'I L'(IU DAY:,.;...... 21 ~ . , 5 14 7 12 FRIID AY .:...".... 2" . 21.' 5 2 87 14 SATUlIDAY' .... :3- 5 12 7 8 15 SUE[DA X. ,j 2 12 771 12. 2202DAY 'AY'.::"...... 7,,'2 2 27 '1 7' 17 TAE K'.IAiWA INDEPENDFN.T.. TUESDAY,, :TANUARY 19, 1864.".
HORSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 January 1864
HIORSE M ARKIET. Mr. Charles Ma\rtiu reports The increased activity noticed in last week's report has been followed up by a steady de mand for various descriptions of upstanding harness horses and hackneys, but more parti- cularly young draught homses of the Iheaviest description, of which. there is a great scarcity. Tho impotus thus given to tho market has aused the past week's .sales to pass off at pricds contrasting most favourably with recent oales, and numerous purchases were. made for oxportation to both Queensland and NYoa Zealand.-The principal drafts sold this week wore as follows:-At the bazaar, draft of haclk noys and gig horses, from Cloucestor belong ing to IMr. Thomas Brown, at from £7. to £33. At the Canmperdown Sale Yards, 22 head of ight unbroken colts and fillies, belonging to John W. Chisholm. Esq., Wollongorang. Goul burn, at prices up to £5, a"eraging £1 6. per. lead, and about 70 head (in two drafts)' chiefly brokenl in horses, belonging to IMr. Peter M'Alister...
RAILWAY AUCTION DEPOT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 January 1864
RAILWAY AUCTION DEPOT. Fat Cattle.-A decided improvement has taken place, and for all classes of cattle 10s. per head advance can be obtained. I sold a small lot of _Mr. Flood's. at Petersham, of in ferior quality, at an average of 10s.' :Fat Sheep.-Arlivals still exceed the de mand, inferior almost unsaleable. Prime flocks 11s to 12s. Store Cattle.-Nothing doing. Store Sheep.-1 have inquiiries both from the North and South for this class, more particu larly for ewes, which if good (mixed ages), would bring 1Is]; wethers, Cs to Us. Produce Sale.-Railway Auction Depot. Good supply of calves, pigs. and lambs, some of which were very superior. The following are the quotations: Lambs. 7s 0d to 17s Pigs, 154 0d to 52s; roasters, Gs Od to Os 6d Calves, 4s Cd to 37s Fowls, 2s 9d to 4is Ud; ducks, 5s to (;s 9D Tdrkoys. 7s Od to 20s Od; geese, Us Gd to 7s Gd Guinea fowls, 5s; botter, roll, 8d to is Id Keog, Gd to S?d; cheeoose Id to GCd Bacon 4d to Pd per lb ; eggs. 1 to ls Id; Potatoes 5s O...
CARCOAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 January 1864
CARCOAR. (From the Herald's Correspontden.) A sad calamity occurred here yesterday afternoon. A tradesman named lHarrison, who has been a resident of' this town for thse lasc t ten years, was at, Moroney's 1Inn, when he had some altercation with a man of the name of Sullivan. During the alter cation Harrison stabbed Sullivan in the left breast, of which wound the unfortunate man died in about half-an-hour afterwards. HIarrison was immediately apprehended. An inquest will be held on the body.
TO CORRESPONDENTS. WE have received a communication relative to certain proceedings of late at the police Court, Nowra. It is however, too long. and came to late for insertion. MAILS BY THE BOMBAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 January 1864
TO CORRESPONDENTS. WE have received a conomulnietion relative to certain proceedings of late at thbPoler Court, Nowra. It is, hUrwever; tou'lUng, and came to late for insettions ? 't, -MAILS BY 'THE BO1IBAY. The Mails by the Penlnsul?ar and Oriental Steam Navigation tsomul"py's steamer BOMBAY, will be made ?lip At thisi oflice on FRIDAY, the 22nd isistaut, at , an.., for all letters not addresytd to the Unit?l InCig dom, and at 11 a.n. tiSrall letters so addiessed: Newspapers must be posted one hour befbr the letters, i.e., at S and 10 a.m. respectively. The folloin !mails will be dispatched: To the IUis Kingdom, via Marseilles and Southamn? To France arid other Conti nental States (in a closedinasil to France.) To the Northern countries of Europe, via (whenl marked) Trieste. To IMelbournle, Tasmaniall Adelaide, .Western Australia, MIauritius, Suez, Alexandria, Malta, Aden, Miadras. Calcutta, Bombay, Ceylon, Batavia. Singapore, Manila, Chinia, the Cape of Goood Hope, and St. Helena....
MAIL ROBBERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 January 1864
: MAII ROBBERY. --4' .r STIC?IRi-UP o0 TIIHE ArALUEN AND Mon A k.MAIL.-As. the mailboy between. Braidwood and Araluen.'was proceeding up the .Araluieil Mouitain: rohd dnuThiiursday afternoon, w;ith tlie ilmil fronilAralucd, Io esisied; two 'persons a-hlead,?iipaently a' marn and a boy, whom he mysteroiosty lost' sight.of'at'a.turn iii the road, aid on pro cecding a little further, when uatthe .Big Rock, about a mile. from Prior's public house at the. top bf the mountain,. hoe.was surprised by lhearing a voic fromh some pLer son call out "Stop !" Paying no at'teittioio' to the, imperious had sudden demisnd he. continucd his way, for a little distance uhtil his' horse suddenly refused to, go any fur-. ther, and came to a dead stop. On looking round he sawy a man come forward from' be;. hind a log on the outside of the road, 'add presenting a revolver at; him sunimone d him to stand. ' Looking round :in .;, most bowildered manner to tlie otliorlid'e o.f,.the road, 'lhe observed .anothe...
ROSTER FOR TUESDAY, 19TH JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 January 1864
ltoarr.R FOR TLIE eso, r, lf lr.n J ANUARY . KCeSA$. R. Fry, T. Cllnpomn, . harkis, Miller, and Charles. RO3UlTC FOR TULRSDAY, .Gou .T.oýu.ooo.-.OEI o. .1. M. GrOy Colley, lienddll, M6oles and Oren.
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 January 1864
VICTORIA. The farmers resident in the valley of the Leigh have been suffiring severely from the encroachment of the rust and caterpillar. Mr. Wall, of Bonshaw, informs the Balla rat Star that the whole of his wheat crop has been destroyed, and will be of no use, at all except as straw or inferior hay:" The Kynetosn Observer, speaking of the harvest says:-" The rust is making fearful havoc in this district; crops that, bulint a few weeks since, promised to yield fiom forty to fifty bushels to the aner, are now scarcely worth cutting; in fact, some of our farmers have given up all hope of doing anything with them. The caterpillar has also been very busy at work for some time, and there is every reason to believe the farmers in this district will suffer greatly." An interesting comparative statement of theo rainfall at 1Melbourneuo during the last gix 3 ears..has been published, from the ob servations taken at the Observatory. The totals for the six years were :-1858, 26.016 inches; 18...
GILBERT AND HALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 January 1864
GILBERT ANDr.H1LL.- These two noted characters have beon joined, by five others amongst whom is the notorious Morgan. At present they are carrying on their un ]awful trade about ?Meringo, Binalong, and Young, but it is expected they will pay us a visit shortly. CnICSETIxNo.-On New Year's Day a match was played by eleven of Orange and eleven of the Carcoar Clubs; the Orange players won by twenty-two notches. After the game the Orange Club invited the Carcoarians to a first-rate driner, which had been provided by MIr. P. Kenna. Tin: ~,W1l:.TisE.-During the past fort night the wejsther has been line, and at times very warm. The harvest is progress ing favorably, and in most instances the crop will be aLheavy one. The corn and potatoes look well and promisisng. Indeed, it is many years since we had such an abundance of grass and water. I SnE.AnevG is concluded. The clip is good, and above a general average in weight.
RELICS OF ROBINSON CBUSOE. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 January 1864
RE:LICS oiF iorIssoN CBvusoU:.--Thle cup and chest of Alcexander Selkirk, the world froted Robinson Crusoo of Defoe, has now become the propetrly of \I r. J. aes H utchi. sou, of the Scotch W\arehouse, 18, War wick-street, Regent-street, London. These interesting relics have up to this time remained in the posses'sion of Selkick's decendants in Largo, Fife, where he was born. The cup was put upon a stalk and temounted with silver by Sir Walter Scott; it is ma:de out of a ocona nut, and it is rudely carved. The chest is very heavy, iutl is very curiously dovetailed. It is 3ir. Itutchinson's intentiont to exhibit the ar titles in Londou'-Scotchtuman. RIaE1:in.-A- Spoonftl of scraiped horse radish put inuto pail of milk will keep it sweet many days longer than the ordinary poriod. " STOn'WALL " JACKSON.-ThiS sRinglar phenomenon of' Stonewall" wasacquired by General T.J. Jackson at the battle of Manassas, when he occupied an important position with his brigade near the p1enry House, and...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 January 1864
N \flWZEbiLAND ..' . . -', :(Firiom f/i's 3," pio irel} a ':'... :- .' SMurders of European settler§:iby the M:aorishliavo been so.comimon of lste, ospae di}Uly ii; the ?: iuukland cistrict; that their occurrencie n:oi failsito:attract much atten tiion The?' contest f6r supremacy at presenti Tiame betwieenithe two races has left little inte;est 'nithe publio iind for the :articu lars of pivate ewrong and individual suffer ing.. Yet, some e0f the :murders lately comiitted by, that portion of the Neio' Zealald aborigines' known as "friendly natives," almost exceed,- for unprovoked. cold-bloodeil atiocity, ,anything ever pre w"'iously ..leai of even in .the aunals of' `Maonri. ei·ix i fid ust lead any unpreju-i diced minidd :to the:indvitable conclusicu, that teio god'igac;i counts which have been circiflateiDfor'years" pesti respecting'tho ameliorating thi?e effe?ots of minissionary efforts on thesivaged, nd'tle elevaatisg inlluenfoes of civilisiition oin the' Ma1ri'ehaiacter, have ei...
THE GRAY BANQUET. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 19 January 1864
T. THE..GRBY B1ANQUET.'. ,THE:banquQttowvhiohweannounced the in tention of the electors to invite Mr. W. S. Gray eame off on Saturday evening last at ,O'Toole's Beehive Inn; and although some citcumstances, which we need not detail, occurred to render the demonstra tion less perfect -and satisfactory than it might have been, the numbers of the assembly and the feeling displayed cer tainly left no room for complaint that the electors of Kiama were indifferent to the claim upon their gratitude, which the, services of an able and faithful represon ,tative must be allowed to have. The affair took point in the large room of the Beehive Inn, the only suitable apartment in Kiama which was at that time available for the purpose. The room was filled well enough to make the company wish it larger, as the day had been very warm, and the sun was still in the sky at the hour appointed for the meeting (6i o'clock.) The house within and without. was decorated with flags and evergreens; and the tab...
ENGLISH AND FOREIGN EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 26 January 1864
ENGLISH AND FOREIGN EXTRACTS. DANGEROUS PLYTIIINGS.-- A circusn stance has occured near Portsmouth, which createdno little astonishment in the im mediate vicinity of thle spot where it took place, and it is remarkable for the almost insignificant results which attended it to whatl, might naturally have been expected. Oi the north-east shore of Portsmouthl HIarbour, close down to the high-water mark, are some haIlf-dozen cottages known as Rodmore. A lad dwelling in one of these cottages with his parenits found a sbw days since on some of the adjacent mud lands of the harbour at los water tilmean eight inch sphiorical shell, which, after considerable labor, Ihe managed to transport to 3j shore, and deposited it in the garden .$ot in front of tle cottage. The lad's f?rder being foAom home " shrimping," thle former determined to try if his prizo ws a " loaded " shell, and if so, to lot it off A traini of poswder was quicktly laid to ti?he half filled fluzo aperture in the shell, and tlh...