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NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Reporter — 23 April 1887
NOTES AND NIWS. ---_--e Pasteur's method appears after all to be fallible. The announcement is made that two more patients who had been bitten by mad dogs and then inoculated by Pasteur have died. Of tile 54 persons bitten by wolves and inoculated by Pasteur, 14 have now-died, which is the usual percentage. The following is a comparative statement of the manufactories of New South Wales and Victoria :-Victoria, 1885: Factories, 2822; hands employed, 49,297; value of plant and machinery, £4,643,893; horse power of same, 20,160. New South Wales, 1886: Factories, 3694; hands employed, 45,783; value of plant and machinery, £5,801,757; horse-power of same, 25,192. A glass as hard as any cast metal, and not more expensive thlan cast iron, has been produced by F. Siemens, of Dresden. Ex periments are being made to determine whether it can be used for rails on railways, Specimens of this hard glass have been found suitable for millstones and railway sleepers. An important advantage of the g...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Reporter — 23 April 1887
IF tradition speaks truly Kiama has never been particularly remarkable for precipitancy. We are a cautious people, as a rule, not to be carried away by every breeze of opinion that blows, or every excitement that stirs the pulse of ordinary folk. In public movements, espoei ally, our modesty or our supineness prevents our taking a leading part. We are content to follow, and to back up a good cause to the best of our ability, and in thus acting, as a rule, we may be adopting the wisest course, But there are circumstances in the lives of communities as of individuals which defy all rule and precedent, and justify, nay demand, a departure from the ordinary line of conduct; Ifoever such circumstances arose we think they were presented in the' form of the fearful calamity which spread desolation and woo in the little mining town ship of Bulli on the 23rd of March last. Simultanoously with the thrill of horror which passed through our little community when we hoard of the colliery explosi...
SOCIAL TEA AT SHELLHARBOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Reporter — 23 April 1887
BOCIAL TEA AT SHELLEARBOU~.r ON Wednesdlay evening, 20th inst., the Allowrioe Division Sons of Telmporanco invited one of tlhoir members, Mr. W. James, sour., who was. on the eve of his departure for iEurope, to a nsocial ten. The Temperanceo Hall was taslofslljy decorated for the occasion, and at about 7 u'clock a goodly nInmher of tlhe sAns and daughters of t ihe division, together with the better lialf of dsono of the sons, sat down to an excellent spread provided by Mr. Jamoes ICoy. The inner man being satisfied tlio tables woro re moved. Mr. J, O. flicks in his capacity of W.P. orccpied the chair. T'lh chairmnnn ex plained the objects of the meeting, nnd referred to Mr. Janmes na the fatlier of temperance iri Shellharbour, he being the first to nive a teipor ancu address, nnd the first Worthy Patri arch of the Division. At thle eoncnision. of his addroas the chairman called on the choir who sang a temporance piece called " Tie armly of the bravo'" The chairmnnn called on Mr. Ha...
VARIETIES. WHAT IS A GENTLEMAN? [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Reporter — 23 April 1887
VA I E TIES. WHAT IS A GENTLEMAN ? WHAT is a gentleman ? Is it a thing Decked with a scarf-pin, a chain, and a ring. Dressed in a suit of immaculate style, Sporting an eye-glass, a lisp, and a smile ? Talking of operas, concerts, and balls, Evening assemblies, and afternoon calls, Sunning himself at " At Homes," and bazaars, Whistling mazurkas, and smoking cigars 7 What is a gentleman ? Say is it one Boasting of conquests and deeds heo has done 7 One who unblushingly glories to speak Things which should call up a flush to his cheek 7 Oho who, whilst railing at actions unjust, Robs some young heart of its pureness and trust Scorns to stool money, or jewels, or wealth, Thinks it no crime to take honour by stealth 7 What is a gentleman ? Is it not one Knowing instinctively what he should shun, Speaking no word that can injure or pain, Speaking no scandal, and deop'ning no stain ? One who knows how to put each at his ease, Striving instinctively always to please One who can toll, by a g...
TOPICS OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Reporter — 23 April 1887
TOPI10 OF THE DAY. Tut ton days investigation into the causes of Chio oolliery explosion at Bulli is little batter than a legal farco The main facts olicited by the prolongod inquiry can be summarisod in a few words, A Low portinent questions put to the right witnolaos.would have elioited all the Information we havo got, or are likely to get, dO thoesulject, The only advantage, if it ho one, of a multitude of w\itn?ssos is to corroborate testimony. Thus we find practi ona minors unanimous in declaring that ox. plosive gas existed in dangerous quantitics in certain parts,of tho Bulli mino, and that thlu rmut, eust I?avu bo, "well known to the management, Thoe oflioials on the other Iand declare that thoe gas, was not known to have accumulated in quantities sufftoient to Imperil lifeo, Notwithstanding this, "dan. gilr oards " were placed in otrtain parts of the mnino, The thnory of the Examiner of Ooalfields, which would account for the acci dent by an indepondent explosion of dyna. m...
MEETINGS TO BE HELD. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Reporter — 23 April 1887
nMEETINGS TO BE HIELD. P'rotestant Alliance moent April 27, at 7.0. No. 12. L.O.L,, mcot MoIy 2, it 7.30 No. 1!15, L.O.,L.L mLts Siy '2, at 7.,0. No, 77, L.O.L., nlrootloay 4, at 7 P.m. No. 140, L.O.L., mnoot LMay , at 7.01 p.m. B1oos of Tcmpellrmna, No. 27, moots Mauy 4.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Reporter — 23 April 1887
armers &Q G 6ardeers SEEDS. FOR ALL CRIOPS GENUINE & RELIABLE., ASIC YOUR STORIEKx PER1S FOR THEM, AND SAVE DISAPPOINTMENT. ANDERSON & CO., SEEDSMEN ANDI PLANT MERCHANTS, 216 & 218 PITT STREET, S Y" D NT ? ?,'. 7.7-86 JOHN RITCHIE, SHIP AND COMMISSION AGENT, AND COLONIAL PRODUICE' MEICILIANT, Caledonian W\harl, Sydney. Striot Attention given to Returns. 7-31-8-i.y " Diseased Nalmo oftentimes breaks forlth in strange oruptioni."I-Act iii, Scene 1. TO THE PUBLIC. 8031M patientis nflering fi'om nervous nflc rtios are afraid fron i shoeer bashfllihe's and molcdesty to t'i RIoNAIy eronsult iI medical maln-other pat ients have not. tle seelfl-Ipoen:ssin nild contlllces whenIll in lia co))ll)ti)ng rmol)l, to eourately describo their syrapt ros--thelr habits of life, and the nature of the dieaonse they suffer from. Lot such persons (ha or hla) iat quietly down In the privacy of th-ir own apartmente, and with cnhn minds describe clearly enach oyimp1ItoII of th...
RELIGIOUS. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. SECOND SUNDAY AFTER EASTER. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Reporter — 23 April 1887
RELIGIOUS, CHURnc or ENGLAND. SECOND SUNDAY AFTER E]ASTER. Divine Service will be conducted on Sunday next in theo ln:irelh of England Churches by liev. J. 1[. Price, as follows: Chlrit Church, Flama, nt 11 a.m.-Mforning Prayer. Chrl~t Church, 7 p.l.- Evening Prayer St. (eorgo'e, (lenrringong, at 2.)0 pm. Cawley Fount, tt 11 n.m,-Mr, J John olbrook. Serr'vice will be condu(ated in the Church of England Janmboero, and Shellharbour, by 1tev. E. Crioford, on Sunday next, on follows: Jamboroo, at II a.m. Shollharbour, at 7 p.m.
VARIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Reporter — 27 April 1887
VARIETIES,. A. woman who was married five months ago has just applied for a judicial separation, on the curious plea that her husband refuses to cut his toenails, which are of inordinate length. She states that she has been scratched by them from "top to toe," Another woman, in Birmingham, summoned her husband for kicking her in his sleep. The case was dismissed, and the husband, finding that he was not obliged to pay the piper, walked ofn, leaving her in pledge for the costs. The following story comes from a school in the M idlands:-The master told the boys to write a short essay on Columbus. The following was sent up by an ambitious essayist: "OColumbus was a man who could make an egg stand on an end without breaking it, The King of Spain said to Columbus, 'Oan you discover America ?' 'Yes,' said Columbus, 'if you will give me a ship.' So Ie had a ship and sailed over the sea in the direction he thought America ought to be found, The sailors quarrelled and said they believed there...
BADGER HUNTING. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Reporter — 27 April 1887
BADUER HUNTING. A wRITERa (evidently an English one) flr. nishes tho following description of badlg,.r hunting, which we extract from the " Aus Stralian Sportsman" : The numerous pleasures of the chase that fell to tho lot of those who lived about two generations ago may have caused choice sporting spirits to regret that they live at the wrong time, It must have been a glori ous era in the days of Beckflrd when that great master of hunting was able to enjoy foxhunting in a manner not to be surpassed in these days. Hio talks of breaking young hounds on marten cats as if it was only a matter of going out, to find that now extinct animal, The polecat, tlh martan cab, and the wild cat have all gone, and the fox is maintained on sufleranco, whilst the badger and the otter would be extinct, but, as I shall explain, they have means to baffle the full powers of man to destroy, I wonder some of our colonies though do not make up their countries on a model of what England used to be, when the...
NOTES AND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Reporter — 27 April 1887
NOTES AND NEWS,. Nearly £400 has been subscribed in Bal. larat for a statue to Tout Mooro, Of the 1100 ministers in the conibined Methodist Church of Canada, overy man is a total abstainer, Sir Michael Morris is the first Roman OCatholic appointed to be Lord Chief Justice of Ireland since the Reformation: lri, A. , Taylor is bringing an action against Judge Docker for £10,000 damages for alleged libel, Sir Henry Parkas says the' Go'ornniont will probably consider their railway policy in a week or two, On Saturday 10 of the unemployed wore despatched to various niunicipalties and 40 were forwarded to work in the country dis. triots, Twenty persons charged with being imrn plicated in the Edith O'ormnan riots at Lie. moro are being tried at the Grafton Assize Court. The total receipts of the . A.M.P, Society during the 38 years since its foundmtion have been £11,977,431 ; the total disbursements, £5,340,831. The arrangoment to charge (d a glass for spirits at Parramatta has fallen thro...
TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. SYDNEY. Tuesday, 12 noon. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Reporter — 27 April 1887
(PROM? OUR OWN COItiEISPONDENT.) SYDNEY, Tuesday, 12 noon. The overland cable is interrupted. The amount collected for the Bulli Relief Fund is ,£11,130. At a deputation of bankers, to the Colonial Treasurer, Mr. Burns stated that he does not contemplate issuing short-dated deben tures. A Jewish address to the Queen was pre. sented to the Governor to.day. 1813 State children are under the control of the Board. The three prisoners charged with con spiracy to extort money from Dr. Wright have been committed for trial; bail refused. The Governor, in accordance with Mr. Fletcher's motion in 'the Assembly on Fri day, has invited tenders for 50 locomotives to be made in the colony, English and other tenders being put aside. 7 p.m. At the half-yearly meeting Saywell's Tobacco Company declared a ten per cent, dividend. A commission of five, including one mineir, Thornton, has been appointed to inquire ititoe the cause of the Bulli colliery disaster. Earl Aberdeen received an address from th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Reporter — 27 April 1887
I.O.G.T. A PUBLIC HARMONY MEETING will' he Io hld itn cttteoetion withl tho Oak .Loaf Lodto (No.'282)in cthe Wosloynh Stchoblrootn on F'IDI[AY, 2th l inst., connoncini g at 8 p.nm. hAdmission FIREIE. S. COCKS, 4,-2787-1 Seu, to Corn. A GRAND CONCERT ~T ILILT be hlold it Ila PRO'IrESTAN''T HA LL, Jantmbcoro, on MONDAY, 2nd MAY, it aonlinootion wilIh EXOIICIbSIIItt LUDION l.O.G.T. Ltndv lanld floutletan amnateurs front l.iama anlt district will assist. Accompanist ..' .., Mias Kimber. Chairman . .. ... R, Marks, Esq. SloOcrn Open at 7o; "oitlnccce itt 7.30 p.m. ADMISSION 2s AND 1s. G. M. COLLI'Y, 4.27-87.2. Souclary. St.'Paul'a Church, Bholiharbour. r rTIE ANNIVERI SAIY 'tof tlto opalhintg oc.tho *L alovo Clhurch will 11i colohraintd Iby a PU11I1I,10 PI'NIC and CONCERItT on WED. NESI)AY, May 4th, 1887.. Full partliculartt la'c'c· ~ , · 4 21-87. .. ALLEN. KIERAN RYAN, Solicitor, etc. SOFFiCi ES : Terralong Street3 Kiama.. S.,.3.87-:t . PiOS'l'PONMENT of Mr, Owon MICarthy's L.ogeneral s...
COMMERCIAL. South Coast and West Camden Co-operative Company (Limited.) [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Reporter — 27 April 1887
COO MMLR OI AL. South Coast and W\est Cnmdon Co.operetivo Company (TLimited.) Bunrrn..-Sineo last report. butter has advanced in prico, and good quality aelling readily at quotations. Percrntage of inferior quality comling to hand, considerably smaller than it has been for)past few months. Farmors will study their own interests by sending us a very high-class article, and uh idIr no consideration mix stale btter' with fresh. At our anueion sales, on ''luesday last, Albion Park factory but. ter realized 1 411 : dairy butter, best brands, Is to Is 3d. Yesterday Albionl Park roealized 1s 6 to 1 .(}d ; other brands of separated from is Lo Is 4ld; doiry butter llid to Is 2}.d; inferior 3d to 9d per li., lBacon.-This article hlig increannd in value, now worth from O6d to 7d per lb. For nice, well got-up, mnodiun size, worth ?d per lb oxtra, Cheese.--nImproving. Poultry.-Fair supplies to hand, and prices satisfiactory. E,? s.-Downwardl toudoncy. Following lre the quotations : luiter, 1lt,p...
WESLEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Reporter — 27 April 1887
TVWESLIYAN. Sorvleos will be conducltod In tho Wesloyan Chnroh, on Sunday next, an follown :- Kilama, at 11 an.,--Rev. I. R. Olaenon Killltna, at? p.ln.-Rov. . I. ano Jlmneroo, at 11 anm,--Iv. II. n1. IBowes Jamboroo, at 7 p.m,n-Mr. G. A. omrnrville Old Placo at 2.30 p.m.--lMr. (,. A. Somerville Oerringong, at 11 au.,.-lRev. 0. TLao (terrinngeng, at 7 p.m.-Rev. I. 11. IIowe Foxg und, at 7 p.m.--Gev. 0. It, Olsanll Slhelllhrlur, t It a.m.-Mr. lO. S. omorvillo Shellhlanrbour it 7 p.m--er, A. Fletlcher 1tev. R. I]. Bowee will aonduct survice at Mr. Nobloe, 8addleback, on Sunday next at 2.30 p.m.
GERRINGONG MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Reporter — 27 April 1887
GERRINGONG MUN?IIPAL COUNCIL, Tu l regular fortnightly meeting of this Council took place on Monday last about noon, and there wore present the Mayor, Aldermen Lee, R. Wilson, Sharpe, J. Wil son, A. Wilson, and Noble. Minutes of previous meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESIPONDIrNCIr, There was no outgoing correspondence. The incoming letters were from-1. The Honorary Treasurers and Secretaries Cen tral Committee of the Bulli Collieriy Disas. ter Fund inviting the Mayor to organise a local committee to co-operate with the COn. tral Committee in raising subscriptions for the benefit of the widows and orphans and fatherless who are sufllring from that ter riblo calamity, 2. The D)epartment of Mines, stating that letter nl certain altera tions proposed to be made in the South Coast road near Gorringong had been reo ferred to the Under-Secretary for Works. 3. The Department of Public Works in re ply to the Council Olerk's letter of the 18th ultimo, requesting a grant of £500 for the...
CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, GERRINGONG. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Reporter — 27 April 1887
CONOflE ATIONAL OIIURICI, GOEIlTNOONOf. Tholl ov, . Ilotghway conluoet servlct oeveryv mlday no follows: ?lorrongong, at 11 .m., mnl 7 pc.n [Tho editor reqoeota thlt theo various cl?Egylnen of tho district will forwoal d nnoncoeoiwnto of oervicos to he held fronm time to time in their chulrchoc, which notices will in ail cases be insertod gnMtiso.
LOCAL AND DISTRICT NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Kiama Reporter — 27 April 1887
LOCAL AND DISTRLOT NEWS. Toe Kiama District Court opens on Friday next. TnE ordinary business of the licensing court is postponed till June 2nd. A BILLIAD licensoe was yesterday granted to Mr. James Condon, of Albion Park. VIoronRA contributes to date £2505 in aid of the Iulli Fund. . Min. GEouoGEToaY, licensee of the Kinma Hotel, having obtained thoe approval of the local licensing bunch, is about to take six mouths leave of absoeuc. His business during his absence is to be conducted by Mr. William Dixon. Mr. and Mrs. Tory, we understand, intoend paying a visit to the old country, which we hope they will thoroughly enjoy. Toctns are quite a number of heavy landslips on the northern cud of the third section of the Illawarra railway, In fact, at alumost every cutting betweoon tobbiisvillo and Clifton there in a fall of earth, il somle instances actually blocking the rails. Gangs of mren, however, at the different places would upoedily remove the debris, so that if the Minister ins n ...