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Commercial Intelligence. THE SETTLER'S PRODUCE CIRCULAR. SATURDAY EVENING, 4½ o'CLOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 9 June 1856
Cnmnmral Snfelligmt. THE SETTLEE'S PRODUCE CIRCULAR, I Saturday Evening, 4% o'Cwck. | £ s. d. £ s. d. Wheat, per bushel good samples... 0 8 0 to 0 8 6 Inferior ... .1 ??? unsaleable. Maize, ? ..', ... 0 3 3 0 3 3 Flour, 1st quality, per ton ... 25 0 0 25 0 0 Ditto, 2nd, ditto, ..J ... 23 0 0 23 o 0 Bran ? J ... 0 13 0 1 3 Hay, oaten, per ton ..J ... 7 0 0 8 0 0 Ditto, lucerne, ditto J ? ... 4 0 0 6 0 0 I'otatoe-., per ton dull -..i ..... 2 .0 0 3 0 0 Butter, 1st qual. dull ,...[? ' ..., ... 0 1 3 ,0 1 6 Ditto second quality .i ... fiom 10 up Cheese per lb. ... .i ... 0 0 6 0 0 7 Bacon it prime. . . .!. ' ... .007 0 0 10 ; Eggs, per dozen .1 ... 0 2 3 0 2 3 ' ?, Fowls, per pair - .i . ., _.,. 0 4 0 0 4 0 Ducks ? '' .1 '.... 0 6 0 ' 0 6 0 Turkeys ... ..'. ... 0 12 0 0 15 0 Geese ? :;L'«! — 0 12 0 0 13 0 Pigs ... ... '..[ ' ... plentiful and dull of sale. ? ' Calves... __, . . ?..) ... dull WJLLIAM SPEER, - ~ - - Agent, Commercial Wharf
Shipping Intelligence. SYDNEY SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 9 June 1856
i|%tag Sitfelligettft 3 f: SYDNEY SHIPPING-. ? ?' ?' ' ')'??' ARRIVALS. ? May 31.— W. B. Dearij sehooner, 89 tons, M' Eanhern, from Port Fairy 37th jnstaut. John Ormerod, brig, 187 tons, Sivicr, fiom Adelaide 1st, and l'ort ?Willinga 12th May. Liberia, ship, S75 ton3, Jlortou, from Liverpool 20th February. ' ;-: . ? June 1. — Widemnn, Hamburg barque, 400 tons, Kalikeosir, from Hamburg 30th January. Wonga Wouga, s., 700 tons,Gilmore, fioin Melbourne 30th ultimo. Grafton, s., 212 tons, Wiseman, from the Clarence ltiver, :2-5th ultimo Tasmania, s., 400 tons, Clinch, from Hobart Town 29th ultimo. June 2. — Yarra Yarra, s,. 530 tons, Captain Bell, from Koreton Bay 30th ?ultimo, llndney, ship, 86 tons, Bissett, from London on the 16th, and the Isle of Wiyhf. on the 19th February. London s,, GOO tons, Watts, from Mel bourne 3 It's May. J uue 3.— Adolph, Hamburg brig, 100 tons, Jleyer, from the Clarenc River. June 4.— Telegraph s.,600 tons.Gilmore, from Melbourne the 2nd instant. Burnett, b...
THE SUBSCRIPTION FOR THE DAPTO ROAD. (To the Editor of the Illawarra Mercury.) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 9 June 1856
THE SUBSCRIPTION' FOR THE DAPTO ROAD. (To the Editor of the Illawarra Mercury.) Sir — As will be seen by tho list published in this paper to day, the public generally approve to supplement the small govern ment grant hy a voluntary subscription. li egging is at all times an unsavoury occupation, but on this occasion so much alacrity has been manifested, by all whom I have askdd, either to subscribe themselves, or to collect subscriptions, that I feel quite grateful. I. am glad to see the intelligent, and ?w,e 1 1 to do residents in this district, have the spirit to tax them selves in the absence of any enactment. There is an individual Here and mere to wnom all subscriptions are uigniy orrensive. A saved penny, is a penny got, ; True to this scoundrel inaxun, Iceepeth he. — Castle op Indolence. However one does not mind one or two gnat-eaten nuts in a whole handful. D. W. IRVING. ,-P. S. — Subscriptions will still be thankfully received, every additional £10 will fill up some slough...
Sydney Correspondence. SYDNEY, 6TH JUNE, 1886. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 9 June 1856
^\^ .' SYDXEY,.6-m:J131$E:. 18&&. . ; i-EHe. -Star :of , the :Eas-t,r with the English mail; and advices to the !ath Miirchi. arrived at Melbourne on. Saturday-last.. The .-Sydney portion was received -Here on Monday night by-one of the coasting steamers.' The-arrival was fortunately in time to enable nieichants to answer tlieir letters by the Walter Bo'od, which sailed yesterday morning. Another mail will be madeup to«morrow^ to Melbourne by steamer, thence by the Kent to England, The recent arrival of some assorted cargoes of ? goods, .in- which the stock on hand 'has become loir, has imparted some activity to the tiade-of the city-; -and as- the -g-okl di»-gmg3 are still very re munerative, and- the demand- for supplies, in the inteiior continue #ood, there is a prospect of a favorable anaountot business in most branches of trade. Aheacly Have tlie liolders of seats in each house of our Ne\r Par liament, ranged themselves in adverse- parfcies,; as indeed was to be...
PROTECTION FOR AGRICULTURE. (To the Editor of the Illawarra Mercury.) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 9 June 1856
PROTECTION FOR AGRICULTURE. (To the Editor of the lllawarra Mercury.) £ir — At the present important era in the affairs of this colony, ' it is the interest and the duty of every one, from the Governor down to the humblest settler, to do what they enn, in their respective stations^, for the general good ,- and as all cannot bo' Ministers of State or even M. P.s, it ought not to be deemed pre sumption in any, even the humblest inhabitant, to make known any new idea, or call attention to any old principle, which may appear conducive to our colonial prosperity. The history of the world is not wanting in instances of great and beneficial changes being effected by very humble instruments ; and the roll of suc cessive ages has witnessed revolutions in the various affairs of men, wbieh have had their origin in very small, and apparently inadequate causes. And though we claim not to have discovered any new panacea for the ills which afflict, the body politic, nor to have fotmd the mae-ician...
Local Intelligence. SHALE DEBTS COURT. MONDAY, JUNE 2ND. (Before Messrs. Davison and Ellis.) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 9 June 1856
. ?? ilnrai; -Swifcra, ;? -:! --i.T ;SMALE' DEBTS COURT. ? ? ? ?? ' : '?' :- ;-;':' -,'?' ? Mondav, June 2nd. ? (Before Messrs. Davison and Ellis.) ? ? ' '', Thomas Hale v. E. Longmore, for £\ 1 9s.,.being an amount* alleged by Mr. Hale to have- been paid; twice -to the defendant The case had been adjourned from the April sittings of the Court? verdict for tlie amount. . . James Miller -y. W. Sloane, promissary note for £4 Is. 2d. ; verdict for plaintiff. ' '.'; ; George Dennett t)iL-.Marshall, for £3 12s. ; verdict by consent, for-the-plaintiff. - . ? . .-- ?? John Tighe v. M. Head, for £2 2s. 6d.,: which was made up o( the following items, cash- advanced for work which the defendant had hot performed — one1 day employed at an arbitration case on behalf of -the. defendant, and- two days attending as a witness afj the Police Court, in proceedings arising out of a difference be^ I tween-the-de-fendant and- John Head ;, verdict for the plaintiff'. 'William TCinov 1\T; T). ?». 'Will.in...
THE CASE OF KING V. MILLS. (To the Editor of the Illawarra Mercury.) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 9 June 1856
THE CASE: OF KING F. MILLS. (To the Ediior of the Illauiarra Mercury.) Sir — I have a few remarks to make oh the decision of the Court in the plaint King ix. Mills ,- and, as they affect the interests of the public, 1 have no doubt, from your usual courtesy, you will give them a plaee in yonr widely circulated paper. The case alluded to was decided in the Court of Requests, last Monday. Mr. Owen, an attorney, was employed by the de fendant ; and,- on hi& ijpse dixitr the magistrates ruled that the word of a person eonld not be taken as a guarantee for pay ment, because it was laid down in a certain statute that guarantees must be in writing. The learned attorney advanced in support of this, that law mast form tlie basis of adjudication, even in a Court of Conscience and Equity. One of the gentleman's remarks,: which seemed to carry great weight with it, was cer tainly unique, viz. — were it not that a man's word could not be taken as a gaarantee, the community at large would...
COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. THURSDAY, JUNE 5TH. (Before Messrs. Smith, Gordon and Fairs.) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 9 June 1856
? ?'; ??_/;'; ;?; court of petty sessions. : ' , Thursday, June 5th. ; , ..(Before Messrs. Smith, Gordon and Fairs.) ^Viiliam Taylor was lodged in the watcli house for drunkenness, '?which being the fourth time within the twelve months, was sentenced to labour on the streets for fourteen days. Patrick Carey was charged with the like offence, was fined 10s. or,48 hours in the cells. . Masters and Servants Act. — James Owens was summoned by his master Thomas Wholohan, for disobedience of orders. Ac cording to the evidence it appeared, that he was ordered on Sunday morning last to fetch two buckets of water, but refused until he had done the job ho was then at ; upon being remonstrated with nv liis mnsfpr. rp.fnsfirl p.it.ViP.r tn An nnp. nr t.hfi nhfipr. n.ml f'nUmvprl Viis master into the yard and dared him to make him. The evi dence of Wholohan was corroborated by Peter Hackett. Their ivorships ordered that he be mulct in his wages of 20s., with costs if; Gonrt, 3s. 6d., and to retu...
BULLI PARISH ROAD. (To the Editor of the Illawarra Mercury.) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 9 June 1856
. BULLI PARISH ROAD. . (To the Ediior of the lllawarra Mercury.): StBf— I would beg leave to call the attention of the pufiKc and the rate-pavers of the above line of road, through your widely circulated journal,, to the manner in whisn the Trustees aro getting} part of the road repaired. Just beyond Palmer's mill, they have men at work in making a drain = and such a job they are making of it. It is 'a disgrace to any and every person engaged in ifc. Some parts, th© drain is aix feet off the- fence ; in other parts; it twists and turns iu all manner and shapes- until ib ia fully twelve feet from the fence: so that; if there be a drain at each side of the road, twelve feet from the fence, it will leave bail a very narrow passage for public traffic. It would eertainly be well worth yoiar while to walk out and look at what has been done-. I am sure you would scarcely credit such a crooked, zig zag, piece of work would be performed by men in the nineteenth century. Again, they are layin...
MAGISTERIAL ENQUIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 9 June 1856
. . MAGISTERIAL ENQUIRY. . i.An.enquiry took place before Messrs, Davison and Ellis, at B. .???-. Si.'Caiiiey's public bous«, in Corrimal-street on Monday, touching jihe death of William Smith, who had died suddenly in the above .house On that day, when the following evidence was taken. . (Robert Haworth being duly sworn, saith, that the said deceased William Smith,. about twelve o'clock that day came into my house ?And complained that he was not well, by his horse having run ?tway, and in his endeavour to stop him, received an injury, and Was badly hurt on the breast, putting his hand on that part of his body. He;leffcrfne to go to Mr. M'Canley's Inn. Thomas Maher being sworn, saith, I met the deceased William t5mith, coming- into Mr. Jjl'Uauloys Jnn, at noon this day. lie complained of having been hurt by his horse, having struck him on the breast, while attempting to stop him from running away, having 'taken fright. He sat upon the sofa for a few minutes, taking- a little brandy ...
(To the Editor of the Illavarra Mercury.) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 9 June 1856
(To the Editor of the lllawarra Mercury.) Mr Dear Mr. Ebitor — In glancing over yoar paper of the 19th ultimo, I perceived a letter of lamentation en the part of a lady of WollongORg, respecting the departure of so many gentle men ibr Twofold Bay. The Sydney gents are blamed as being the cause of it. I think, were I a resident in that district, I should feel very much obliged to them for the trouble they had taken m reiuevwig the place oi such an ineum&raneet as indeed they must be, from all I have heayd, and what I really know of them. T&e ladies faney tbey see themselves at i\& next party without partners :. they, then, will \-t better able to keep time to the music, which they could not do before. I had almost for gotten that a worthy doctor's- sou- bid been- mentioned as having taken a farm near Wollongong. 'Were the gents, in general, worth keeping, I should strongly aJvise them to follow hia ex ample ; but as they are, I should say, u Let them go as goo...
Parliamentary Intelligence. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 9 June 1856
[?] : LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. '' ; Wednesday. Letters patent were produced appointing James Fitzgerald Murray Esquire, to be a Member of the Council, and Mr. Murray having taktn the oatb and subscribed the Roll, took his seat. ' . On the motion of Mr. Warren, Mr. Allen was appointed Chair man of Committees of the whole House. .. Mr. Bligh withdrew his motion relative to the Standing Orders'. Mr. Broadhurst moved the appointment of a Library Committee, which was carried. ?????- Some notices of motion were then given, and Sir Alfred Stephens having postponed his motions till the 6th instant, the Conucil ad journed at half- past 4 o'clock, till Friday. .
Original Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 9 June 1856
(Drighml CnmajnraJtttttt* ? [It is to bo distinctly understood tint -sre do not identify ourselves with the opimonB of gentlemen availing themselves of the opportunity of advo eating their views in thia department of our journal ; nor can we under take to insert any communication not having the writer's name and address attached thereto — not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee of good faith.— Ed.]
HISTORY OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 9 June 1856
HISTORY OF THE WEEK. (Abridged from the Liverpool Journal, Miirch 8.) The belligerent generals have met at an intermediate space between the two armies in the Crimea, in order to arrange for the introduction . of the armistice. The plenipotentiaries at Paris have sailed tne propositions for peace, and Louis Napoleon lias opened the Legislative Chambers with a remarkable speech from the throne. This is the principal news of the week. The proceedings of the Conference, or as it was called in Paris, 'the congress,' continue involved in impenetrable obscurity. Either there is nothing particular done, or what is done is kept a profound secret. It was known on Mondav that the preliminaries of neace had been signed ; ? ^ ? ? j^_ _ ? — _ ^ — ? __ _ — . o ? ' but Lord Palmerston, when questioned in the evening in the House of Commons by Mi*. Disraeli, refused to tell on what day they were signed, his answer being a vague one — ' some recent day last week.' Mr. Disraeli probably knew that the...
European News. FIFTEEN DAYS' LATER INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 9 June 1856
''?'vMrnymMmi* ' FIFTEEN DAYS' LATER INTELLIGENCE. ? ; By the arrival at Melbourne of H.M. war steamer Victoria, and the Champion of the Seas, we are put in 'possession of European News to the 8th March. The subjoined extracts are taken from the Herald and Empire of Tuesday last, and contain all the items of import ance : — THE PEACE CONFERENCES. Le Nord, of Brussels, states that, on the 25th Feb jraary, an armistice of five weeks was decided upon in the iirst conference, after a general examination of the princi pal ijucoiiuiis tu uc ouivcu . mey weie au. urieiiy luuuiiuu upon to ascertain whether they contained any serious difficulties of a nature to cause anxiety. An account, dated Paris, 4th March, states that the first four points were at once decided on Thursday, that the discussion on Saturday was reported to be very warm, and was so in fact between Baron Brunow and the British Plenipotentiaries, during which Count Orloff remained silent, but that at last he broke his silence...
EDUCATION. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 9 June 1856
?. EDUCATION., A-, subject mueli and justly, occupying the attention, at present, of all right-thinking people is that having reference to the education of the rising and future generations of. this colony. It- is- a subject which must, before very long, be. brought prominently under the con sideration of- our Legislature,, and be dealt with by that power in such a way that, whilst affording and offering the most judicious educational advantages and opportunities to youth, the religious bias of our colonial community may:, at/the sump, timp he* vpsrvpptprl This ic on/1 nril.1 l,n -?„ our ' Legislators, a task of delicacy,, as well as- of difficulty: yet one which we firmly believe; they will grapple with to the satisfaction, so- far as may, be,-, of- the. great;bpdy:of the people ...-; . . . .a, Ik.. is our purpose, on- a future and' early occasion* to the reportx already, before- the- public,.,of -the 'Commissioners appointed to enquire into the working of the public schools . of t...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 9 June 1856
??' ?????WEEKLY CALENDAR. 2 g » HIGH WATER AT MONTH. DAT. 2 ' « ? . ^ YTOIiLONGONG. i' ' : : 1 ? g 1- — ? „ * '- MORN. EVEN. n.' m. n. m. n. m. h. h. June 9 M.. 7 . 2 4 . 56 6 0.14 0 . 33 '„ 10 T . . 7 .' 2 4.56 7 0 . 58 I . 24 ,*, ' 11 W.. 7 . 3 4- . 56 8 1 . 55 2 . 26 'if 12 T .. 7 . 3 4 . 56 9 3.4 3 . 43 „ 13 F .. 7. 4 4 .56, 10 4.23 5.2 ! „ H S. .. 7 . 4 4 . 5(5 11 5.38\ 6. M. „ ' 16 Sun. 7 . 4- 4 . 56 12 6.42 , 7 . 10 . 'MEASURES, NOT 3my' , MONDAY, JUNE. 9, 1856. .
(From the Times' Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 9 June 1856
(From the Times' Correspondent.) The very large numoer or post-omce orders that have been ap plied for and granted in the Crimea sufficiently prove how much that easy mode of sending money home was needed by this army, and how fallacious were the argatnents of those who- maintained ? that the paymasters of regiments already afforded every facility to men desirous of transmitting small sums to England. Nomin ally they may have done so ; but practically, it is now pretty clear that nothing of the sort was the case. The demand for orders has been so great that the post-ofices at Balaklava and head quarters will probably bo compelled to suspend their issue for want of the necessary printed forms. Only 1000 of these were Bent out to each pos't-uflice, and, in the first two weeks ending February 9th 1030 orders were given, the total aoiount of these- being within a trifle of £3000, showing an average of not quite £3 per order. This result. has exceeded the provisions of the Post-office, a...
SYDNEY PRICES CURRENT. (Compiled from the Herald and Empire.) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 9 June 1856
SYDNEY PRICES. CURRENT. (Compiled from the Herald and Empire.) Ales— English, per hhd .. .. 8' 10 0 to 9 0.0 By ass's, per dozen .. ..090 0.96 Alsop's, ditto ...... 0 9 6 0 0 0 Arrowroot, per 1b. ? 0 0 9 0 0 10 Ditto, Manilla ..'.. ..005 0 0 6 BacoH,perlb. .. ? 0 0 9 0 0 10 Bags, 3 bushel, per doz ? 0 19 6 110 Gunnies heavy, per dozen .. 0 7 6 0 8 0 Bark, per ton .. ... .... 6 0 0 7 0 0 Beeswax, per lb ? 0 0 8 0 0 0 Bluestone, ditto ? 0 0 6 0 0 7 Bread, per loaf of 2 lb ? 0 0 6 0 0 7 Bricks, English, per 1000 ..400 000 Butter-— Fresh, per lb ? 015 016 Irish, ditto ? 0 13 0 13 Cork Rose, ditto .. .. 0 14 0 16 American, ditto ? 013 014 Dutch, ditto ...... 0 1 1 0 12 Bottled Fruits, quartz, per doji.. 0 12 0 0 13 0 Candles— Sperm, per lb .. -. 0 2 3 0 2 6 Belmont, ditto .. .. .. 0 1 9 0' 1 9J Moulds, ditto ? .0 0- 8 0 0 8 Cement — Roman, per barrel .. 0 15 0 I 0 0 Portland, ditto .. .... 1 0 0 1 0 0 Cheese— English, per lb ? 0 1 4 0 1 6 Colonial, ditto ? .008 0 0 10 Cheddar, ditto .......
English Extracts. OUR ARMY IN THE CRIMEA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 9 June 1856
? CnM fatetr OUR ARMY IN THE CRIMEA. (From the tpt.oial correspondent of the Mornina Htrald.\ Camp Befoue SEBAsxoi'oii, Feb. 16, 1856. — The London mail arrived yesterday, bringing the newspapers of Feb. 1 and 2, which contain her Majesty's Speech on the opening of Parliament. Out here the Royal Speech is considered weak, and as avoiding many special points we expected to find in it. The general news by this mail strengthens the idea that pence is really at hand. Certain movements seem to confirm this opinion. Yesterday and to-day a large force of artillery has been embarked at Balaklava, more than a thousand strong ; and these, say the1 peaee-mongers, ?would not have been sent home were the war to be continued. To this it is answered, that the artillery are en route,, not only for Woolwich, but the Baltic ; and then, it is added;, that Sir Colin Campbell, who returned to the vJnmea this week, would not have rejoined the army had a cessation of hostilities been contemplated. If anot...