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Select Poetry. PRAYER FOR PEACE. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 16 June 1856
; ' Irltrt '^nrtnj. - '* ' PRAYER FOR PKACE. ... l)V KKNUST J0NB3. ,'j. tji,) -God of Battles ! give us peaco! ? ? ? ?' -i ! -i Not tho poaco of beaten slaves ; ;? i .1 v(. jfcfot tho truce that Mammon craves, * ? J ' ' ? havering, frail and insecure, .. 1 ?' :-l ? ''r Such as dospots bid endure — : ...' ?? . i Smouldering lull that gives thom breath ¥or redoubling flames 'of death ; ? ? . p m;- . ? . 1'ragilo thing, with terror rifp ; . . . ,ir . ;,v. ...I'-. .! '.''Trembling nuno 6i growing strife; . \ ; lrl- . ? : if..- i ' Give tho peace that/pen bestow -?; I'j.- ' Who, with ne'er a second blow, ' IX' '- ,- t ; Kill the cause of war — then cease, . -j.wf,},.' ? ??? uuu Ul uuuwua l glVU Urt I ? - : ' God of battles I givo us peacc. ? /- r :'-r , ,.'vi Peace, OXord ! to us though donrr ' — ' ? ' 1 .7 . , ; Peaco may, prove a thing to fear. '? ?» i ? ????? There is peace far worse than strife; c.j- ? »)' ji «?/«» ? -I Peace that rotB a people's life; 'Vj' ? 1 When, alike in darknes...
Sydney News. THE NOMINATIONS AND RE-ELECTIONS. SYDNEY HAMLETS NOMINATION. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
iijtoq 3km, \ ? THE NOMINATIONS AND RE-ELECTIONS. SYDNEY HAMLETS NOMINATION. The nomination of the two candidates for the suffrages of the electors of the Sydney Hamlets took place yesterday at 12 o'celock, at the hustings, Eeafern, in the vicinity of the Cleveland Pad docks. Five or six hundred people assembled to listen to the ad dresses of the proposers and seconders, and the political exposition of the candidates. The assemblage, however, included many who had no qualification in the Hamlets to give them a vote, some of whom wore exceedingly noisy. Tarty feeling ran very high, but thu meeting was not characterised by trials of physical 'strength — of course, not including strength of lungs. Both candidates Mr. S. A. Donaldson, Premier, and Mr. J, Campbell, were present. The returniug officer is Mr, Rowan Ronald. , Mr. Breillat, moved that Stuart A. Donaldson, was a fit and proper person to represent them. Mr. Lucas seconded the nomination. Dr. Lang proposed John Campbell of the ...
SHOALHAVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
SHOALHAVEN. . .;?;?., (From a correspondent of (he Empire.) ; Here the settlers are busily employed in sowing and preparing for wheat, while, at the same time, many of the more industrious and hard-working settlers ha\re their wheat all in the ground. In all likelihood, there will be five times the comple ment of wheat sown here this year that there was last year The new Episcopalian Church, at Ferrara, will, be open for public worship in or about the first week in August next. There cannot be too much praise bestowed on the Rev. Edwin B. Proctor, our minister, for his Christian-like zeal and assiduity in the conversion of souls to Christ. The new road from here to Braidwood will shortly be open to traffic, and. bv that means, the teams will ha able ?i muka tlia journey iu four days ; whereas, if they were to follow the course of the old road, it would take them from seven to eight days to perform the journey. On Saturday, the 7th 'instant, the Greenbills Gavan Duffy Property Qualif...
Illawarra District Intelligence. KIAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
Sllantiii:rav iatmt Stttolltgwtt. - KIAMA. [from our own correspondent.] The Debating Society. — A meeting of this Society took place on last Tuesday evening. The attendance was not so full as lind been expected. The ltev. Dr. Barnier occupied the chair. Office bearers for the efisuing session were appointed. Mr. 1\ Owen then read an interesting Essay on Natural Philosophy. In the outset, the Essayest complained that this science should be so little studied in our schools, while studies less advan tageous, in a moral or physical point of view, were assiduously cultivated. He then, in beautiful language, referred to the bene 'fi f.o /IT O TY\/*lY*n I ortrl Tin ire t /\n 1 lri r\ri o niMiit inrx 4\*ri*v» + l» r* o4fwl -»t at Natural Philosophy. It is the general wish of the Society, that Mr. Owen would favour them with a course of essays on the Science, with which, it is (o be hoped, the learned gentleman will comply. After the reading of the Essay, it was discnssed, — 'Is alawyer, kn...
English Extracts. NAPOLEON'S HEIR. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
' dttnlijj (Ketotftii. - NAPOLEON'S HEIR. (From the Times. March 17.\ . Two things go to make up the idea of a dynastyr—the perpetua tion of the race, and the continuance of power in the hands of successive generations. The good fortune of the Emperor of the French has just fulfilled for him the first of these two conditions.' The Empress has been safely delivered of a son, and the near approach of peace has been heralded by an event still more auspicious to the existing Government of France than the proximate ciose oi nosuuues. Aiie suuie jjuou lonune wiuua im» raised Louis Napoleon from an exile to a sovereign has now pre sented him with an heir, on whom may devolve hie vast acquisi tions, and who will, at any rate, have as good a cfaim as any other Frenchman to the throne of the first nation of the Con tinent. Joy and adulation may; no doubt, induce many to take so exag gerated a view of this event that they will think such congratula tions and hopes as we have to offer far below...
MARRIAGE OF THE PRINCESS ROYAL. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
MARRIAGE OF THE PRINCESS ROYAL. The Morning Herald publishes the following despatch from Berlin : — ' Ifc is stated in the court circles that Prince Frederick William has formally demanded the sanction of the King, his uncle, to his making an offer for the hand of the Princess Royal of England ; and that the King gave his consent in the preseuco of the court.' The inquest upon the late Mr. Sadleir has resulted in a verdict with which no one can qmirrel, but which is seldom found in these days, when almoit any act of crime is held to imply a state of mind incompatible with moral responsibility. The verdict is ' Fdo de se.' What will be the verdict upon the poor Irish woman whose hnsbund ' beat her to deuth,' in his rage at the loss of some of his money sacrificed by the Sadleir operations — money which the poor creature had dissuaded him from taking out of the Tippemry Bank ? What will be the verdict in the case of many a heart that will be broken through the 'specu- lation' of the d...
SYDNEY PRICES CURRENT. (Compiled from the Herald and Empire.) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
SYDNEY PRICES CURRE*,T. , ( Compiled from the Herald and Empire.) Ales— English, per hhd ., .. 8 10 0 to 9 0 0 Byass's, per dozen .. .. 0 10 0 0 10 6 . Alsop'a, ditto ? 0 10 0 0 10 6 Arrowroot, per lb ? .007 0 0 10 . Ditto, Manilla ....*. 0 0 8 0 o 6 Bacos.perlb. .. .. .. .. 0 0 9 0 0 H- Bags, 3 bushel, per doz. .. ,. 0 17 0 0 17 0 Gunnies heavy, per dozen ..076 080 Bark, per ton .. ? 11 0 0 11 0 0 Beeswax, per lb.j. ? 0 0 8 0 0 0 Bluestone, ditto ? ..006 007 Bread, per loaf of 2 lb ? 0 0 6 0 0 7 Bricks, English, per 1000. .. 4 10 0 0 6 0 Butter— Fresh, per lb ? 0 1 3 0 I 6 Irish, ditto ? ..013 018 Cork Rose, ditto .... 6 1 4 0 16 American, ditto .. .. .. 0 1 3 0 14 Dntcb, ditto ? Oil 012 Bottled Fruits, quartz, per doe,. 0 12 0 0 13 0 Candles— Sperm, per lb . . ..023 0 2 « Belmont, ditto ? 0 1 10fc 0 1 11 Moulds, ditto ? 008 008 Cement— rRomun, per barrel ..110 100 Portland, ditto ? .150176 Cheese— English, per lb ? 0 14 0 16 Colonial, ditto .. .. .. .008 0 0 10 Cheddar, ditto ? 01...
[Enclosure.] [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
[Enclosure.] 'Monsieur le .Commandant-en-'Cntef— The inquiries made on the subject of .Major M'Gowan, of the 93rd ? Regiment of Highlanders., having proved that he has sunk under 'his , wounds, ([ consider it my duty to. transmit herewith to your Excellency the certificate of* the death pf that .officer..' ' , 'A. LUDERS, , : : i . 'An Quartier General,, Feb. 28.' ?' His Excellency General Sir W. Covlrington, &c.' : '??'.' ' Sebastopol, February 29. 11 My Lord— I regret extremeljrlito havkto inform your Lordship of the death of Majoi |i|,a|iken, of th^e Royal Engineers. ?? ' ; ? ? ??fe^if-.y. 'He had the superintends i|fp:^ the operations necessary for the destruction of tl^l^rge^hite Barracks, in the Karabelnaia, where part ^$Sie;'mines were fired yesterday afternoon;- but several of them did not explode. . ' Major Ranken, in the energetic performance of his duty, seems to have proceeded to light the fuse again in several places where the connection had failed. It appears t...
TURKEY. Marseilles, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
TURKEY. Marseilles, Wednesday. The Ganges has arrived with advices from Constantinople of the 18th, and from the Crimea to the 1 5th March.. General Vivian and 38 French military men have arrived* General Smith has arrived from Paris. There haa been bad weather at Constantinople; storms and violent north-east winds, with snow. Several wrecks had taken place. . The English army had been largely reinforced.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
r -' Wollongong. ; ? JOHNSON'S (late blaci swan) FAMILY HOTEL. T- ARTIES patronizing the above Hotel are assured of finding -JL GOOD AND GLEAN BEDS, first-class Wines, Spirits, and Beeni ; attention, civility, and comfort, with moderate charges. LUNCHEON DAILY AT ONE. ? , N.B — Good Saddle Horses for Hire. 42 '2 . Kiama Hotel. MR.J. MAXWELL, begs leave to announce to his friends and the public, that he he has obtained a license for Mr. Car rnthera' new house, Kiama, as a Hotel, where he intends to pro* vide ^ccomraodatioris qf the beBt description for travellers and others 'who may patronise him. Every endeavour will be made to make it ona of the best houses in the district. - Best Wines and Beers, always on hand. Good stabling provided. N.B.— Lunolieon on steamer and Court days. ?.'?;.. JOHN MAXWELL, 590 Kiama. law. MR. ROGERS, duly admitted an Attorney, Solicitor, and Procter, of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, and for nearly three years past Conveyancing and Equity Clerk in...
AUSTRIA. Vienna, March 11. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
AUSTRIA. (From the Times Correspondent.) '. Vienna, March 11. The reason why it is firmly believed here that peace will be concluded is because, the true state of things in Russia is perfectly well-known.'^ We are aware that the typhus has committed great ravages at Nicholaieff, but we are now somewhat disinclined to believe that things are so bad is represented in the following letter, which has been received by the 0 ester reichische Zeitung : — ?' ??' 'Odessa, February 29. ''A terrible complaint— the' typhus — prevails in our city, and it is particularly violent among the troops. Above 20,000 are now in the hospitals, and thousands have already died. Despite the greatest exertions it is ex tremely difficult to find accommodation for so many natients. Hospitals have been established in the very midst of that part of the city which is inhabited by ths better classes, and thousands of patients occupy them, but physicians and proper nurses are wanting. In one week 12 military phyrici...
RUSSIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
RUSSIA. The Morning Post Paris correspondent writes : — ' The latest despatches from St. Petersburg state that the belief in peace was universal. ' The Russian army in the Crimea is still suffering dreadfully. ' A medical commission had been appointed to remedy passing evils. ' The Russian newspapers no longer abuse England.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
Steam between Kiama and Sydney. ^i mHE KIAMA STEAM NAVIGATION COM Mwm J- ZANY'S STEAMER KIAMA sails regularly twice «Sftjlll§j a week between KIAMA and SYDNEY, leaving KIAMA every Monday and Thursday, at 1 p.m., and -.'VICTORIA WHARF, ERSKINE-STREET, SYDNEY, every Tuesday and Friday night, at 10 o'clock. . , FARES :? — ; Cabin, 15s. . Steerage, 10s. The KIAMA will call at WOLLONGONG for KIAMA every Saturday morning ; and from KIAMA to WOLLONGONG every Monday. . ? . . . ? . .TAEES:^— , ? ? Cabin, 7fl. 6d., Steerage, 5s. 152 ' ' Steamer Nora- Creina. %z&K- mHE 'UNDERSIGNED,, having accepted the ?Mmn^-^- Agency of the steam-ship 'NORA CREINA,' ^^^^S^U, begs to inform- his friends and the public that this ^SSSSfeS?' favourite vessel continues to ply between Kiama and Sydney with the greatest regularity,. LEAVING KIAMA EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATUR ' DAY, AT 1 P.M., AND SYDNEY (PHCENIX WHARF J ON MONDAY AND THURSDAY, AT 10 P.M. He respectfully solicits a share of patronage and would ...
RUSSIA. Berlin, March 13. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
RUSSIA. Berlin. March 13. Count Orloff has made known at St. Peterburg that a definitive understanding has been come to on the fifth point, and that, thanks tor the instructions brought by M. de Shualoff, peace is insured. Some special deliberations, which are to take place between Russia and Turkey, have been reserved. Preparations are. being made at Moscow for the coronation of the Emperor', which will take place soon after the conclusion of peace. u . ..-:?. Prince Gortschakoff goes to St- fjeterburg, to take part in the deliberations relative to the deplomatic attitude to be assumed by Russia afte-t the conclusion of peace. M. de Titoff, the Russian ambassador at Studgart, has been summoned to St. Petersburg for 4he same purpose. The Russian Government has justflpublished a plan of organization for the new frontier' army of Orenburg. It is to be composed of]12 regiments bt cavalry and a brigade of horse artillery, to consist of three batteries equipped for active service.
NEWS FROM THE SEAT OF WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
NEWS FROM THE SEAT OF WAR.. The Thabor has arrived at Marseilles with dates from Con stantinople to the 13th. The Journal des Constantinople, in announcing the arrival of Omar Pacha, states that leave of absence was 'granted him only on account of his. health*. Letters ; from the Crimea to the 11th state that th& abundance of snow lately fallen has prevented the interchange of visits of politeness between the Russians and the Allies. The Allies had commenced the demolition of the crenelated wall of enclosure round Sebas fatnnl. Tim hnrtlfch nf t.ViA nllifdi armiott. tins, mno.1i imi-iivworl in consequence of the hygienic measure that have been adopted. Ismail Pacha was to increase the army of Anatolia. General Mouravieff has, it is said, received' considerable reinforcements by the Caspian Sea and the Tiflis.. He has now 15,000 cavalry under his command. The Greek journals warmly oppose the nomination of the new ministers* There have been several changes among the perfects i...
ADMISSION OF PRUSSIA TO THE CONFERENCES. Berlin, March 13. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
ADMISSION OF PRUSSIA TO THE CONFERENCES. !???? Berlin, March 13. The semi-official organ, the Prussiam Correspondence announces that the French Ambassador at the Court of Prussia yesterday delivered to M^;de Manteuffel, the Pre sident of the Council of Ministers, a dispatch from Count Walewski, who as the organ of the Conferences at Paris, communicates to him extracts from the protocols of the Conferences, and invites Prussia, for the interest of Europe, and having signed the treaty of 1841, to take part in the Conferences. The invitation addressed to Prussia by the Congress is more particularly grounded on the motive that the Conference of Paris is about to commence the discussion of the treaty of the Dardanelles of 1841. M. de Manteuffel will probably leave the day after to-morrow for Paris. Paris, Friday morning. The Moniteur announces that Prussia, who signed the treaty of the 13th of July, 1841 has been invited to send Plenipotentiaries to Paris. MM. Manteuffel and Hatzfeldt ar...
European News. TEN DAY'S LATER INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
ftltflptt J«, TEN DAY'S LATER INTELLIGENCE. bmce we received the items of intelligence contained in our first page, the following hat come to hand, per Atlantic, which vessel arrived at Melbourne, on the 15th instant. THE CONFERENCES. The Times of the 12th March says that, after a long period of discussion, kept secret with jealous care, the result of the peace conferences is about to be given to the world. It is probable that peace will be concluded Bome day before the 31st instant, in order to avoid the necessity of renewing the armistice in the Crimea. U, OUU'UUIU1I11UUCU Ilika UCCII UUUUIllbQU ilU Ulun UU V4JV ? bVI UJR VX the treaty, which will bo signed as Boon as they have completed their work. The sub-comniitte is :composed of Lord Cowley, Baron Bourqueney, Counts Buol add Cavour, Aali Pasha, and Baron Brunow. When peace shall have been signed, it is intended that the con ferences shall be dissolved, but that a committee shall be left sitting to carry out the details which t...
INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
INDIA. We have received the following telegraphic despatch from Trieste :?— Trieste, Sunday, March. 16. ' The steamer Australia arrived here this morning at 8 a.m., in 116 hours fioro Alexandria, which port she left ; .* on the 11th. ' The Indian mails left Alexandria on that day, with. advices from Calcutta of the 9th of February, and Bombay of the 16th of February. ' On the 7th of February a proclamation was issued announcing the annexation of Oude, and that the King had been deposed. ' The Santal rebellion has been renewed. ' Lord Canning reached Madras on the 14th of February. 'Lord Dalhousie was very unwell, and was to leave Calcutta for Suez immediately after the arrival of Lord. Canning. *? Trade was inactive and prices fluctuating, with the exception of indigo. ' The money-markets were easier. 'Exchange at Bombay, 2'2|; Calcutta, 2'2J.' ,
Tales and Sketches. THE DANGERFIELD GHOST. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
€&k& utA ikefrltm THE DANGERFIELD GHOST, (From Fraser's Magazine.) Irithe reign of George II., the head of the house,. Sir Hugh Horsinghara, married a young wife, and brought -her home to Dangerfield with the usual demonstrations and 'rejoicings peculiar to such an event. Sir Hugh: was a dark, morose man, considerably older than; hfe; Bride. - Stern and forbidding in his manners, but possessing deep feelings under a reserved exterior, and a- courage and determination not to be daunted or subdued'.. Such a man was capetble ot great things, tor good or for evil, and such was the very nature on which a woman's influence might have produce the mostbeneficialresults; But unfortunately young Lady Horsingham had but one feeling for her lord, and that was intense terror of his anger.. She never sought to win bis confidence,, she- never- entered into, his political schemes, deeper studies, or even his country amusements and pursuits ; all she thought of was how to avoid offen...