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European News. FIVE DAYS' LATER INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
? (feijftatt $to, . . . ?, ,. FIVE DAYS' LATER INTELLIGNECE. (From the Empire, June 16.) The Omar Pasha arrived this morning, havirig made the passage from the Downs in 89 days. We are indebted *o Captain Thompson and Mr. Scott Durbin for papers to the day of sailing. The report of the birth of a French prince on the 8 th was premature. The important event, however, took place on the 16th. Great rejoicings were taking place in , Paris in consequence. The satisfatory termination of the Paris Conferences .appeared to be looked upon with certainty, and the establishment of peace was looked upon as an admitted fact. : It was generally believed that Parliament would be -dissolved early in May. News had just arrived from St. Petersburg that General Williams had so far recovered as to be able to leave Tiflis for Moscow. ' At the date of the last advices from the Crimea, a line of neutral ground had been traced between the Allies and the Russian armies, in execution of the armistice. This l...
NEWS FROM THE CRIMEA. Sebastopol, February 29. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
NEWS FROM THE CRIMEA. Sebastopol, February 29. 'My Lord — The answer to my enquiries relative to 1 Major M'Gowan, of the 93rd Highlanders^ is, I regret to - state, that , this officer died of his wounds in the hospital » of Sebastopol, on the 14th of August, 1855, 'I enclose General Luders's letter, with the Russian official return of Major M'Gowan's death,. I have the honour, &c, &c, ' ' W. J. C0DR1NGT0N, General Commanding. 'The Lord Panmure, &c'-
(From the Correspondent of the Times.) Paris, Thursday, March 13, 6 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
(From the Correspondent of the Times.) Paris, Thursday, March 13, 6 p.m. , If we are to believe what was said last night and to-day .. of the proceedings of the last meeting of the Congress, we may very soon expect to hear of a favourable solution. ' I reported, on Sunday, that, during the present week, matters would, in all probability, advance rapidly to a termination ; and what has since occurred has, if I am ? ri°'ntiy lnioruiea, reauzeu. tutu aiiuwpaviuu. xnc Emperor is each momeut desirons of concluding the conferences before the Empress's accouchement, and this «vent, may, from this day forward, be expected from one day- to another. I have already spoken of the intention attributed to the Plenipotiaries of coming to an under standing on those more important points which involve a edsus belli, and leaving those which they consider to be of ? secondary interest to be regulated hereafter. With the new impulse given to the negociations, I should not ' wonder if a treaty embodying...
SYDNEY MARKETS. PRICES OF FLOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
SYDNEY MARKETS. PRICKS OF FLOUB. The continued good supply of wheat fi-om the interior, and the state of the neighbouring markets, has brought about a reduction of 21. per ton 'in our flour market. No change has occurred in the quotation of Gallego flour, which is still 6(is. Trade is very dull. 'Wheat is at 7s. to 8«, per bu»hei ;. for ono or two small lotw of goed quality, offered at the Cauipb8ll4treet market, as high us 9s. is said to have been given. Messrs. Barker and Co. report that a tolerable supply of ?wlK'at conoos to baud, and good samples fetch 7s. to 8s. per bushel. Flour has fallen 21. per tonof2000~lb.v. ; present quotation of line, 231. ; and of geoond quality, 211. Bran, Is. 3d. to Ik. Cd. per bushel, POULTRY AND DAIRY l'RODUCK. Fowls 2s. 9d. to 4s. ; dueks 5s. to 8s. ; gei-ge 12s. to 14s. ; turkeys 10«. t» 16s.: pigeon;. 2s. ; -wild ducks 0s. per couple. Roasting pigs 0s. to 8s. each. Butter, Ik. to Is. Od., cheese 7d. to Sd. ; bacoa and barns 8U. \» Cd.. lurd W, ...
Select Poetry. MAN TO MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
ieltrt |toftt[, ^ ' HAN TO WAIT. ' ' , [BI 0HAELE3 MACIAT. j .i/, ' Stand np, man, stand I / . ; God 's oror us alF. ''' Why do you cringe tomof ' ? ' ? Why do you bond the knen;, .!, ? Andcreep, «nd fawn, and crawl T , .. , ? Stand up, man, stand i ?'?, , , If I thought our English land i- Mad no true-headed poor, _'? ' _ To suffer, and endure, *' And hold tIielD8elTes eirEfrt, . . In the }!pht of their own respect, ? . I'd blush that I waa English born, And run away to the wilderness to fitf myself from scorn. \' , ?? Stand Tip, man, stand ! - God mado us all 1 !Tho wine transcend the frothy The living skin the cloth r Both rich and poor are smaHl , ' ? Stand up, man, stand r . i Pree heart, free tongue, free hand, Urm foot upon the sod, ' And eyes that fear but God t 'Whatever your state or name, - i Let these prefer your claim ? If there be anything you want Spook up ! Wo may respect a churl ; bot we hate a sycophant.
LABOUR MARKET. COUNTRY WAGES WITH RVTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
LABOUR MAKKET. ( , COUNTRY WAGES WITH KVTIONS. Ploughmen ... .. ... 35 0 0 40 0 0 Farm labourers ?'... ??'?-'? ... 30 0 0 io 38 0 0 . ' German ditto (scarce) ... 30 0 0 35 0 0 Bullock drivers ... : ... , 35 0' 8 45. 0 O English shepherds . ... .;.'.' 28 0 0 30 0 0' Ditto, and to watch, ... ... 30 0 0 35 0 0 Jailkmen ... ... ... 30 0 0 40 0 0 Stockmen ... ... ... 30 0 0 40 0 0 Hutkeepurs ... ... ... 20 0 0 25 0 0 Married couples ... ... 40 0 0 55 0 0 German ditto... ... ... 40 0 0 50 0 0 - ' ? Shearers, per score V;.. . ... 0 3 6 0 4 0 Brickmakws, ijer 1000 ... 0 0 9 2 .0 ,0 , German and Italian shepherd's 28 0 0 30 0 (t ' Gardeners, per week, found ... 1 0 0 15 0' - Garden labourers, ditto, ditto ... 0 15 0 0 18 O . , Rough carpenters, per unnuui... 00 0 0 70 0 O ? . Sawyers, per 100. not found ... 014 0 0160 Blacksmiths, per week not found 2 10 0 4 0 0 Surveyors meu ... ... 30 0 0 36 0 0 OLIVER STAINES, British and Foreign Labour Market (three door* below ' Herald' office), Lower G...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
.-. Births. . On the 15th instant, at her residence, Nmnba, Shoalhaven, Mrs. William Gollan, jun., of a daughter.. , On the 16th instant, at the Bee-hive Cottage, Kiama, Mrs. J. Phillips, of a son. ??-.-:..
FORAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
*?}'-'.-'?.:::. rr.-- .- : ?; roilAGE. ilajr (a good- supply) 61. to 91. per ton, straw 31. to 41. 10s. por ton. Maize 3s. to 3s. 3d. por bushel. Greon food Is. to Is. 6d. pot dozen bundles. . HORSE MARKET Burt, Hassall, and Co. report a large demand for both saddle and harness horses during the past weolc ; for heavy draughts tho demand is beyond the supply. At prenent buyers for the Molbourno and Adelaide markets contend oiigorly for all tho flrst-class horaes oflered. Tho demand for Jlelbourno no doubt will continue throughout tho winter. Our prices sinco last report have, been as follows : — Heavy draughts 501. to 751., medium ditto 271. to 451 , gig and carriago 201. to 451., saddle 101. to '301. A nuinbor of poor and in ferior horses' have been sold from 61. to 121.
Sydney Correspondence. SYDNEY, JUNE 20, 1856. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
^nto; CnEOTtikiirf.. -: K:ii SYDNEY. JUNE 20. 1856. : 'The six gentlemen who vacated their seats in the Legislative ?Assembly by acceptance of office in the administi'ation, have b^'i re-elected. Mr. Donaldson, the Premier.who was opposed in ^h& Sydney Hamlets by Mr. John Campbell, polled 883 votes, and tiiu* latter 510; in North Cumberland Mr. Darvall headed Mr. Hogan by two to one; M'Avthur, Holt, and Nichols were unopposed. 'it is highly. creditable to the state of public feeling in thi* colony, that amidst all7 the heat of party contention, no personal outrage has been committed — nothing to require an appeal to thef . law ; whilst in -England an election contest frequently call3 inti) active operation all the worst features of our nature, and we havu known many. instances where a military force has been called in to repress disturbance, which, but for that powerful check, would haw led to bloodshed. The election warfares which we have lately witnessed have exhibited no ...
THE PREMIER AND HIS VICTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
- , THE PREMIER ANOffflSi^IGTOMi^;';'; '.',,.', : On TuesdA.y last, Spua^iv ALEX.iJN;DEK..poNJALDS()N;wa8..re-elected by* an .unquestionable majoiitv, as a:meniber -of- the Legisldtive Assembly tor the Sydney -Hamlets, and th.u/s.i virtually -confirmed in a, situation the, most honourable, and;; at the, same, time, the most responsible fiat any eonld, possibly, aspire to fill in the colony: the Pretnieisbip of the ,- first , Responsible .Ministry. That he will, and may, feel prond and . elated at the result of the contest between himself and MivOampbeliv is but' natural ;.. and no less so is the ri«ht that his constituents,- and the colony, have to expect irom mm a commensurate return1 tor the high- and enviable honour they have conferred upon.--b.inT. ?????-, .-??-.??..: We must, however, be allowed to.express pur -opin'on that Mr. Donaldson is not the best man whom his Excellency could havt- chosen,, for,- the office, of Premier, from amongst ouv public men. We need only, cast a c...
Local Intelligence. COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. JUNE 5. (Before Messrs. Smith, Fairs, and Gordon.) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
fontl SitWligemt. : . COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. '' '?',.'' June 5. (Before Messrs. Smith, Fairs,'and Gordon.) ' Henry Lehany was charged with having used obscene language at A. Elliott's, Fig Tree Inn. The offence was fully proved, and, being of an aggravated character, be was fined fined £5, which was puid. '' . , ......
THE DAPTO ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
?.????;. THE DAP-TO ROAD. As 'the public may naturally wish to have some inkling as to what is to be done with the Government Grant and their voluntary contributions, at the risk of being tedious 1 have drawn up the following statement. The repairs of the high road from 'Wollongong to Dapto made, being made, and intended to be made with the present means, may be classed into— such as are permanent improvements, likely to be of use when a more perfect system of raising funds and ex pending them is established, and such temporary patching of very bad spots as may enable the traihe to be carried on till a oetter system can be obtained. The permanent improvements are — 1st. — A large drain cut across the road at the Charcoal Bridge -end of Mr. Jenkins' flat, and ending in Charcoal Creek, conveying away by the most direct route the greater portion of the water hitherto allowed to damage the road. This has been defrayed out of the balance .of last year's Grant. 2nd. — The whole of the roa...
HOME NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
HOME NEWS. Thb Rumoured Dissolution. — A rumour has been warming the new walls of the Carlton for some days past, and is reproduced with appropriate typographical honours by our Tory contemporaries of both sexes, to the effect that an immediate dissolution of Parliament has been decided on, and will take place upon the virtual terminatipn of the Paris Conferences. The rumour is quite without foundation. The only reason tnac me opposition can assign . for such a step is ' Palraerston's immense popularity just now ;'! but undoabtedly and ' immense' ;as that popularity is, it would not be sufficient justification for the Premier to plunge the country into the fever. of? a dissolution. Wayward, sectional, and unreasonable as the present House of Commons sometimes shows itself, it has yet on all occasions of importance answered the appeals.of the Government ; and although, considering the auspigag--1 under which the house was elected in 1852, Lord Palmer ston might very reasonably make a...
AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
? AMERICA. The Canda, which sailed from Boston on the 27th ultimo and from Halifax on the 28 th ultimo, arrived at Liverpool on the 14th March. The steamer Alabama has returned to New York, having been unsuccessful in her search for the Pacific. She had encountered great ice fields, and it was thought by some that the missing steamer, in attempting to force her way through one of these fields, had broken down, and still remained fast in the ice. In such a case the Government ship Arctic, which was still in search of her, and which was built for an, ice boat, would probably be able to find her. The New York Herald and Tribune contain articles on the subject of the Central Ameriean question. The high tone assumed by the London papers is ridiculed by these journals. The Herald is of opinion that the only contest in which the British can be gainers when opposed to the United States is that of diplomacy. While, ex pressing these sentiments, however, the New York press are of opinion that...
REPRESENTATION FOR WEST CAMDEN. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
REPRESENTATION FOB WEST CAMDEN. Mr. Henry Oxley proposed Mr. James Macarthnr as a fit and proper person to represent the electors of West Camden in the Legislative Assembly. 7. Mr. Henry Thompson, of Camden, seconded the nomination. Mr. W. S. Mitchell moved the adjournment of the meeting to the Court-house, on account of the cold and boisterous state of the weather. On re-opening of the meeting in the Court-house, Mr. H. Oxley addressed the electors, and was fallowed by Mr. Macarthur, who entered at length into the circumstances, preceding the formation of the first responsible ministry, and his own connection therewith, which explanations appeared to be satisfactory to the electors present. ? The Returning Officer then said — I have now to thank you, gentlemen, for your attendance here to-day, and for the orderly manner in which you have conducted yourselves during the pro ceedings. I beg also to congratulate Mr. Macarthur on his heing again returned to represent you in the Legisla...
THE MINISTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
THE MINISTRY. Since our last publication most of the Ministers, including ''the Premier, Mr. Donaldson) who were obliged to resign their seats in Parliament by acceptance of their high offices/ have been re-elected by their respective con stituencies as members of the Legislative Assembly. Thus, then, we have the expression of public opinion in favour of the present Ministry, so far as relates to the constituencies represented by its members; but, as such ;? re-elections are in some measure contrary to our anticipa tions, finrl r.prfninlv adverse tn nur rinKf-ionl topics, i-fc- rp_ maiius only for us to hope that the Donaldson Ministry, ''having.; been confirmed in their high positions- by such ,? constituencies, may not disappoint in. their public acts-, the fair expectations of the country ;, but that the measures ,they may introduce and support in the. great Council of the _. colon j£ may be. such as to raise it in the. scale of nations, anu to increase and advance the .happiness...
NORTHUMBERLAND BOROUGHS. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
NOBTUUMBEULAND BOROUGHS. itfrom the Maiiiand dlcrcurv.) We learn that the nomination and electioa took place on Monday , at Xatt Court House, East Muitland. Mr. E. Evans proposed G. R. Nichols; as a proper person to renresont the Northumberland Boroughs in the Lecislatlve Assem bly, which was seconded by Mr. Henry Vinden. No other person being proposed, the Returning Ollicer declared the Honorable George Robert Nichols to be duly elected. Mr. Nichols addressed the electors in a lengthened speech, dwelling on the contemplated reforms and policy of the Ministry of which he was a member, and in reference to Municipal Institu tions, he said the mmi who would propose a good solution of the questions would be a benefactor to the country. After the Honorable gentleman had concluded, Mr. Evans enquired whether, if the Boroughs were to have municipal institutions established in them, it would not be right for the draft of the bill to be sub mitted beforehand to the inhabitants for approval ?...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
WEEKLY CALENDAR. g go HIGH WATER AT MONTH. DAT. £ « '' 'n'OLLONGONO. # ':. . i ' i !—— 3 MORN'; EVE.f. \ J ? H. M. H. M. ; Hv M.. H: M. June 23 JI.. 7 . 6 4 . 57 20 11.49 0. 3 /?? „ 2-1 T . . 7 . 6 4 . 58 21 0 . 10 0 . 57 \w 25 W.. 7 . 6 4 . 58 22 1 . 52 2 . 27 „ 20 T . . 7 . 6 4 . 58 23 3.3 3 . 44 » 27 F . . 7 . 6 4 . 58 24 4 . 25 5. 3 -,. 28 S. .. 7. 7' 4 .58 25 5.41 6 . 11 . .. „ 29 Sun. 7. .7 4 .59 26 .6.42 7.8 ?*?'- /SPY '? '?? WYY C C7\V ?- -I) if* -* , ?;?; 'MEASURES, NOT 1IEH.' -9 ,. , ;.. ,;: ? ; ? : ? : ? S 1 /- -MONDAY, JUNE 23, 1856. ' ' \t '
Shipping Intelligence. SYDNEY SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 23 June 1856
??ijfipjmig Jutelligtm '; SYDNEY SHIPPING. .' [ ARRIVALS. , , June 14.— Emma, brig, 198 tons, Brown, from Hobart Town 17th Instant. Margaret, schooner, 142 tons, Simmons, from Geelong 4th instant.' Sarah Ann, Hohooncr, 134 tons, Lucy, from Melbourne 6th Instant. Rosebud, schooner, 83 tons, lcarnio, from Melbourne 7tb instant. Telegraph, s., 700 tons, Gilmore, from Melbourne, 12th instant. June 15.— Napoleon III., ship, 700 tous, Crawford, from the Downs, March 10. Yarra Yarra, s., 530 tons, Bell, from Morcton Bay 13th instant. June 10.— Omar Pasha, ship, 1100 tous, Thompson, from the Downs 18th ? March. Taranaki, schooner, 100 tons, Clouston. from Tnranaki June 1st. Emma, barque, 200 tons, Williamson, from Melbourne 13th iustant. Balmo mil cMmrvnnt* 11'. *««n Drmnn firtTM TT/ihnrh TnWIl 1 OMl lTlRtfint. ICSltCranZa. ? brig, 141 tone, Hart, from Newcastle Ebenezer, cutter, 60 tons, Nicholson, ? from Twofold Bay. London, s.. 700 tons, 'Wattss from Melbourne the 14th instant. June 17.—...