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DEATH OF THE REV. JOHN ANGELL JAMES. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 31 December 1859
J.DATL" O TIZE RE.. JOIL. ANGELL. I.-4----- (BnRIDsED PROM5TiE BriRINoIIAMJOURNAL 8Tlt OCTOrER.). For some time past the venerable John Angell James had manifested symtoms of the wear and tear of years. Indications of physical decaymade themselves felt now aud then, buthis intelect was as clear and vigoros, and his.imagination as firosh and buoyantas it was fifty years ago. Fbr the last ten days proceeding his death he had, how over, become perceptibly more feeble, but his ill ness assumed no very serious aspect though he occasionally suffered greatly. On Sunday morn ing week lie preached at the E'lgbaston. Cbngre gational Chapel, and although the hand of time was evidently tracing dissolution upon him, yet he delivered a discourse marked by all his old eloquence, vigor of thought, and practical piety. There was much that was rcmarkable about' that sermon and tihe preacher thalt day. He left tlhe chapel and never entered' it more, though in the evening he was present as a.hoarer in....
THE REVIVALS IN ULSTER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 31 December 1859
TnhE REv-iALs: E R ULsTf.r.-The Banner" of Ulster says:-We have authority for stat ing, as one proof of the spiritual awakening in the north of Ireland, that one bookseller in Belfast sold] in three months, ending in Septem ber,. ]85---Bibles). 500; Testaments, 100; Psalms-books, 1.800. On the. same authority, we learn the gratifying fact that the sales of bibles from the Edinburgh Bible Society alone ito Irish booltsellers have been as follow-1859, Junc, 2,575 ; July, 6'133 ?.August, 5,485; Sep tember, 5,443; or an increase in 1;859 over 1858 of 1'4,312 copies of the WYord of God. At the Crumlin licensing sessions held this week, ten. publicans declined to seek renewals, for the reason that their trade had become so much. reduced on account of the revival movement that they could no longer follow it profitably.. Six others applied for and obtaiued renewals, in. order to obtain time to disposeoS their remain ing stock, with a view of giving up what they. regard as, in that district ...
MISSIONS TO THE DIOCESE OF BRISBANE, NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 31 December 1859
MISSIONS T04'lZ2?DIO CESE O&FJRISBAN.E, . EWJ SOUTH AII LES. ( ( 8FRo BALISOBRoY GUARDIAN, 24rT SEPTEMBER.) On Sunday, sermons, were preached at the catliedral, in the morning, By tile Lord'Bisliop of Brisbane,, and in tile afternoon by tile Heon. and Rev. Canon Waldegirave; at St. Thomas, in the morning by the Rev. Prebendary Renaud, and. in the afternoon by tile' Bishop of Brisbane; and at St. Edmund's, in the morning by thle Rev. C. T. Proctor, and in the' evening by the ]iordlBisliop of Brisbane; in aid of the Church missions to lie?newly-formed diocese of Brisbane. in New South Wales. The collection amounted to £53. On the following Monday evening, a public meeting-was held at the Council-chamber, in this city, in furtherance of the same object. The room was crowded by a: largo and. highly respectable assemblage of clergy and' laity,.whosoeinterest in, tlie proceedings was considerably Il hcig!ltcned from the newly-appointed bishop having been ordained alnd spent the wh...
MAITLAND STOCK MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 31 December 1859
'MAITLAND ST00CK MARKET. (ploo Tuo SOATLASDO 5EaCO1nY. Moesrs. Dodds and Co. report that this market has been fully supplied with cattlo during tho wcek, some of which were wilth drawn, in coneequeneo of the trade having a considerable num ber on hand from p.wvious weoko' purchases. Tml continuous dry weather is opeaating against the sale of stock in large quan titlts, owiog to the paddocks being bare of grass ; buyers are verylcautlous in negociatlng for any hut of the very best quality. Woi have had some very f0ue cattle and sheep in for sale, from Mr. ]reynolds, of Tocal, and also three very weighty fat oxen, from Mr. Marsh, of Wllihess Oliver-all of which attracted considerable attention, and were disposed of at fair prices, con sidering tho deloressLo state of the market. We are glad to observe thatgreat attention is now being paid to the rearing and breeding of stock, and that ere long we shall still see further extenslon of supplies. We hear that tho Sydney stock market is du...
FRIDAY, 23RD DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 31 December 1859
Fla -Y, 231m DECEMBEr.' ThoeLogislative Assembly mot at half-pasb three o'clocl, at whicli time twenty-one members were present. • . :lenry Mort, Esq., was introduced byM?r. IMacleany and Mr. Morris, and took'the 'oath and his soat for West Maccquario, in place of Mr. 'Phillamy, msignedt. Mir. Egan. rose and moved tlihat the House do now adjourn till Tuesday, the 31st January. He saw. that members wore not in the vein to.go on with business.. This: adjpurnment would enable them to get rid of tlfiir' ill feelings, whilst it would give ministers time to prepare their land bill.. Mr. Flood moved as an amendment that the 10thl of January.be.substituted for the 31st. He did not want so long a holiday for himself, but he gathered, ferom the opinions expressed by hen. membors that that period would ba moset generally acceptablel r. r Weekes was opposed to so rTong an adjourn ment, and thought, nndcr any circumstances, the Iouso: ought to go on with the business down for that day,.and adjou...
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. THURSDAY, 22ND DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 31 December 1859
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. 'e TIURSDAY, 22ND DECEMBER. The Legislative Assembly met at twenty-oight minutes past three o'clock. In.reply to Mr. Ashcr, the Secretary for Landse said that the Government did not consider it prac ticable to introduce a land bill during tihe present session, even:tlough an adjoummcent took place. In reply to'anotherquestion from Mr. Asher, the Colonial Secretary said the Government lihad been ih treaty to ascertain tlhe terms on whichli they might purchase tlhe library. in Bent-street s'.a free: lIbmrry. - The price asked was £15,0030. Messages were received from tlie Gbvernor enceral communicating that the royal assent had been given to the Act to prevent the renewal of Crown Lands Leases, the Judges' Pensions Act, and the Police Act Amendment Act. Mr..Gray presented a petition from Mr. T. G. Rusden, complaining of injustice sustained by the .decision of the Elections Committee.. On the motion of Mr. Samuel, the House went into committee of supply. The sum o...
DIARY. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 31 December 1859
DIARY. Days of thue Week. Mo nt Sunrle unsoct on SATURDAY ............. Dec: 31 4 56 7 10 7 SUNDAY .............. JanU 1 4 56? 7 11 8 MONDAY............ " 2 4 57 7 11 9 TURSDAY............. " 3 4 56 711 10 WTVEDNESDAY....... " 4 4 59 711 11 I'IJIURSDAY .......... 5 5 4 55 7 11 1 FIIDAY............ " 6 3 0 741 13 THE EXAMINER. PUBLISHED WEEKLY. All communications intended for insertion must be authenti crated y the name and addresa of the writer--not necessarily for'pubiieatlon, but as a guarantee of good faith. We cannot undertake to return rejected communications. SATUIRDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1869.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 31 December 1859
We adveited last weok, both in our leader and in a review to Dr. JxNINS' proposed scheme of education. The agitation caused by his lecture may probably do good; but we feel there: are such fundamental objections to the plan, that it ought not to be, and never will be, =adopted. In addition to those mentioned last week, we object to the principle of applying particular taxes to special uses. And we main tain that if education is to be supported at all by t?e State, such support should come out of the heoral taxes, and -voted to the amount requisite, be it more or less. As we said before, we wish the entire aboli tion of the Tea and Sugar duties; but if re tained, we could never assent to their being alienated for any particular purpose; and we trust New SouthWales will never see the day when a cabinet minister shall be prepared to propose it. Suppose an emergency to arise for the increase of our revenue-for the purpose of our defences, for instance-in what way would it be done so eff...
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. THURSDAY, 22ND DECEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 31 December 1859
RA PRLIAMENTARtY 1.NTEbbIGENCOE (ADRiDGED raOi THE HiERALD MWE MPIRE)) LEGISITLATIVE COUNCIL. : US '. insDAY, 22ND DECENMER.. Ini the Legislative. Council tlihe royal' assent was "rouglit up, by message, to the Jiudges' Pefision. '.:Bill, the Ceown Lands Temporary Regulation Bill, and thoe Pblise Regul?tibn Bill. Mr..Hodlen's motibn f6r an adtress for returns of procsecutions undbr thle Fire-arms Act,. was ngreed to witlhout opposition. There was some discussion in committee on Mir. MTontefiore's Feiglit: and Charges Bill, but it was finally agrneed' to with tlihe addition of a proviso mnaking it compulsory on masters of vessels to givoe notice in a newspaper of their intention; to die chargo. : . The Barristers' Admission Act Ameildment Bill (~Ir.: Jolinson's),. was read a- aooond time without. oppo'sitioli. Thoe-House adjourncd.
"THE EXAMINER." [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 31 December 1859
"TuE ExAnmen."-The next Examiner will be. handed to our town subscribers on Wednesday morning; and the issue in future of this paper, as announced, shall be bi-weekly-every Wednesday and Saturday morning. We regret that a Boxing-day mishap to one of our printers prevents the issue of a supplement this week. COMseRcIAL BANK.-It.is announced-in our adver tcsin_ columns that this bank ivill be closed next Monday, the 2nd Januury, 1860, for the balancing of accounts. Caowns LAns SAL,.-Wo would remind our readerd of the approaching sale of Crown Lands, consisting of town, suburban, and country lanlds, which takes place at Ulladulla on Wednesday, the Ilth January next. EnECTRO-nIOLOY.-On Thursdbay evening, Professor Hansen lectured in the large room of the Steam Packet Hotel, to a rather thin audidnce, on electro-biology. The small attendance was doubtless occasioned by the state of the weather, which was unfavorable to a good attendance. The lecturer has been disappointed last week by th...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. (ABRIDGED FROM THE HERALD AND EMPIRE.) PORT OF SYDNEY. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 31 December 1859
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. (AnBIDGED ROM THE IIERALD AND FMPIRE*.) PORT OF SYDNEY. December O9.--.Expericntce, French ship, Captain ifcholas, from?taniI the 10th September, with 13,468 bags sugar, h08 bags coffee, 410 olls rope, 10D cases cliars, 90 bales bags. December 25.-Jboeph G.7ichri«, American sbip, Captain Jordan, from Cardiff 7th August, with ",500 tons coals. December 24.--2hames,. for .Jlauritius; Blue Jacket, for London. COAsTERS ISNA11D3. December 22.-Kiama (s.), from Merimbula, orli th 14 bales wool, 2 coopspoultry, 2 cases cggs; .Vlimost (s.), from Mlama, SIhoalhavn, and Wollongong, with 200 kegs butter, 20 pigs, m1 calves, 05 bags bran. 0 coops poultry, 0 cases eggs. - December23.-tGfiseeJ, from Twofold Bay, with 70 bales wool and sundries; Porpoise, from Shoalhaven, with 217 bogs maize, 24 bags barley, 8 trusses hay 06 sbeopskins, 4 casks tallow, S36 hides. 3 boxes eggs; RaSapid (.), from Kilama, with 20 pigs, 24 calves, 0 cases eggs, 4 coops fowls, 00 kegs butter. Dece...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 31 December 1859
*. MEDICA L. "'o tl e I)haitEants of Kiama, Gerringong, and Jamberoo. T- FHE Undersined having returned from Europe, •.I begs most respectfully to inform them that he has resumed the Practice of his Profession at his old residence, Manning-street, where he may be consulted daily. GEORGE HENRY HAMILTON, M.D., SURGEON, L..T. 8[.S.A,, LONDON, . And Legally-qualifidd Medical Practitioner of New South Wales. SGtEORGE 'TURNE R, .... UNJDERTAXER? , + ++++?+?+-- .. !: Funerals Respectably Conductcdo . CALE of CHARGES varying from £4 .10s. to' 11i gufidas.(including 'Hearse.) • ? Orders from any part of the district punc tually attended -to; ..... tul dFootland Place, K ' iiam?. PARASOLS 1-Briril; Mourning, and .Courting.. SMantles I isuperb, for riding and walking; The now and choice shapes-by the last mail con signed--. In every fabric, at the Park Stores you'll find. And, O, you should hasten to see the new dresses, Adapted for dames, madames, and princesses; The textures are silk, barege...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. ANDERSON, CAMPBELL, AND CO.'S PRODUCE CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 31 December 1859
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGEINCE. S: ANDERSON, CAMPBELL, AND CO.'S IrODUCE . . CIRCULAR. . BIusines has been very brisk during the past week. Tho continued drought has caused a pretty general anticipation of a rin in mateie more particularly, and also In hay. During the Sfirst part of the week holders were glad to ell maize at 2s. 9d.; hut now at the close they are by no moans anxious to sell at oven s, IIay has advaoced to 31. 16e. and 41. ]'otatoes are flirm at f6. Onions are very dull of sale at l. to St. Wheat and flour are firm. Bran Is in good demand. Bacon, 8d to 6d per Ib. ;h barley (BnEglish), 38 to 3s3d perbunshel; bran, Is 2d to Is I4d ditto; butter, 10d to ls per lb.o; calves, 20s to .10 each; flour (finest coloninl), 20i per ton; ditto (fine Adelaideo), 0 ditto .ditto; ditto (fineo eountry), 1ii to 201 ditto ditto; ditto (Haxall),40s to 45si per barrel ; hay (lucerne), 31 1s - to 41 per ton ; ditto (oateu), 41 to e1 per tonu; hides (heavy), )0s to 138 each l maie, 3s per bushel...
PORT OF KIAMA. EXPORTS [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 31 December 1859
S pORT OFICIO AA. Per . S.N. Co.'s steamers for the weok ending 30th December. -216 kegs butter, 4 cases cheese, 1 coop fowls, 7 cases eggs, b4 pigs, 5 calves, bundles sheepskins, bundles calfsklus, 13 bogs ehent, 6 bides, and sundries.
VACCINATION. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 31 December 1859
VAoINATr6a.-We would call tihe attention of our readers to the advertisement of Dr. Charles in this issue. It is highly important that children be duly vaccinated; and we would, therefore, urge it on parents generally to avail, themselves of this opportunity, as such seldom 00ours.
WOLLONGONG. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 31 December 1859
WOLLONGONG. Last Sunday morning before daylight; some evil dis posed person threw a large stoneno through the window of the lercury oilice. The sash was broken, but other damage done was slilht. Doubtless some ignorant person harboring a maficious grudge against tihe pro prietor of tlhe Ilercury, was the perpetrator of the deed. A reward is offered to anyone who shalligive such infor mation as will lead to the conviction of the party, who we hope will not escape the punishment tlhey deserve. a d It is proposed to alter theo days of publication of the Mercury firom nMonday and Thursday to Tuesday and Friday, and to effect othelr improvemests in connexion with the publication. 'The enterprising 'proprietor of this journa deserves support fromn.the Illavarrapublic. The ]3ench, on last T'uesday, appoiited Mr. Cumnmiens to lirepare the electoral roll for -1860. Mr. Cummins agreed to perform tlhe.work foi; 2I2. SLast Moliday boing Boxing-day; pleasure was sought and found in variouss ways...
JAMBEROO. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 31 December 1859
I JAMBEROO. Christmas tide is .passing over the region of Jam. beroo, withouthaving -hit5erto revealed anything more remarkable thllan a week of ordinary days, except lthat since Christmas day we have had a more copious fall of rain than had been seen for some months before, and which, exceptinlg perhaps the proprietors of some late crops, must have been as welcome to people in general as Ohristmas itself. It may interest distant friends of tlhe parties to be informed that our neighbors, Messrs. Charles Graham, Lute Clancy, and Thomas Frederick, have, durin_ the present wveek, taken to themselves wives of the daugliters of the land (this or some other), the young ladies being named respectively, as I am informed, Rebecca Nicolls, Mary Banks, and - Ddgeon. As I have so little of news to relate, I will toll you, as Ossian says, a "Tale of tihe days of old." Once upon a time an arithmetical kinsman of mine kept the accounts of a certain anti-dry-.rt company, whoso head-quarters were es...
DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. GERRINGONG. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 31 December 1859
DISTRICT' INTELLIGENCE. (FRo OtRneORESnPoNDeTeTS.) - GERRINGONG. \We were wishing for rain, and we are getting it. The ever kind and all-wise Providence withhold it until the harvest was fairly housed, and then sends it in abun dance. What a change in the earth's carpeting it has made in the course of a few days. When I last wrote the pasture was brocvn, baro, and dusty, rendering the fences at a little distance invisible, from the feed, or rather no feed, being of tihe same hue as the dry posts anld rails. Now they and the stumps, in all their ughli ness, appear in relief against the rich green of the clover sward. The settlers at Broughton Croeek are talking about petitioning the Postmaster-General to establish a branch post-oflice in that locality, habut they are dubious as to the issue, hearing it will only be granted in the town. shlip, which, besides being all in the hands of an indi vidual not a storekeeper, is not a central point. It is certainly nearer than Gerringong, but ...
DAPTO. [Newspaper Article] — Examiner — 31 December 1859
DBAPTO. The "plentiful scarcity" of news, so pathetically-and paradoxically bewailed by your Jamberoo ?orrespondont a few months back, must also serve as my excuse for the omission of my usual communication for two consecutive weeks. I have no "ingenious attempts at robbery," inor " daring burglaries" to chronicle-we are all too honest for that; no "barbarous and revolting murders', -t-hey are lhappily confined to more civilised districts: no "political or electioneering intelligence"--Haworth and F'Cabo are resting on their laurels; no " enormous cabbages"-the aphis has blighted our hopes of them. Hnaving none of theso interesting circumstances to record, and unfortunaitely not possessing an inmaginationi sufli ciently glowing for their invention, I am reluctantly compelled to wait until the course of events shall produce something worthlly of transmissions to your journal. Speaking of the zExaminer, by the way, allow me to congratulate the proprietor and the public on the recent v...