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M. NADAR'S GIANT BALLOON. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 9 February 1864
'fI. NADAL'S GIANT 'BAiOOT.'0 (fTrom lie: Home. rNes.i:s IN. the centre transept of.the Crystal palace M. Nadae's balloon now.rears its gigantic: yet .graceful proportions, 'and there also is the celebrated ingeoiiously arrangedcar, 'with the numerous imple ments necessary for the control of tlhe ariel monster.:.. The ". Giant" is composed of two balloons; placed one within the other for ogrcater strength, and iunder neatl this, double ,bllooii is fitted a small Ialldbo" or compensator,'' to receive thei excess. f: gas - an arrnogement which, while providing agaiinst accident from ex pansion, prevents 'the waste of gas; and enahbles the: aeronaut to -perform&lt;' long journeys;.· The: total:height "of: the ma chine is 196ft, and its mantifacture, itis" stated, employed 2o;000 .~yairds of white silk, at 5S.'.4d a' yard;. eaichof its 118 gracefullji diycrgig .oceass s was stitched. by hliand it having: been proved to be'im possible to make use of the saewing-m:achine in its co...
MR. WEEKES ON THE TARIFF. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 9 February 1864
Th1 . NEE ES ON 9THE TARIFF. The followigg speech, by Mr. E. C. Weekes, on tile motion for the second reading of Mr. Eagar's Customs Bill, ap pears to be well worth consideration as an able and lucid statement of the case on behalof of the late Ministry. The report is from the S L. LHerald : M.Ir. WEEKLES said he had opposed the whole of the items in this tariff, because hie.held the-opinion that they were abso litely iiuinecessary. They had been called -upon to discuss the various items of this tariffin: the most extraordinary manner. S'earcely any arganment had been adduced ii their fave. Th~.qne argument covered all lthe r19 "," this enormous deficiency." (Hear, heal.)4And the "enormous de fiehicy" gave rise t' the " emergency tariff."- This deficiency had certainly been of the gi eatest importance to tlie" present Government, and if there was one word.of greater importance to them than ;- another it was the word" deficit." (Hlear, :hear.). : Not only. had itl.brdught them into ....
POETRY. MY MOTHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 9 February 1864
POETRY... ""Y ?ot[0 IER. Give mo mty old oseat, motlteor, . Witho my head upon thy hneo: i'n posed throUgh many a o hanging scene Since tlto sat by thtee. Ohi leto o look ilto thine nvos SThoelr nieolr, soft, loving light " oFalls tlhe g't of h hlness, . Upo1 n my tIasot to.night. I've not hberen top haay mother, AdFew atll~tvll rose onih pet ohnoe tost thg toar-dop ot thy ohecto d My ps tt otokse toot. .'"to hot otitttil timtoolknowo t very gn it sms Though oevery tight It , tmo teth, Dear mother, in my dnooreams. T? 5." . 'Phe world hes koindly dtalt, moitor, t' y the oth id thon lon'ot so wetll; Tthy prayorn have tnrced round her ptth, Ato their holy spelt tVhinh npbt thnt'path to deartly hight, 1VWti~h w'd o'tho rosesthere, Whioh gave toe light nod taot the balm On eernhbrenth of air. I hear a happy heart, mother, A happier never behot; And even now neo hbudt oftonpo .he burstiong at my hoot. Oh, mother t lifo may be" adrenom," tut io snoot dreamt are givenn, * ibhie at thto oto...
THE MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF NEW SOUTH WALES WHO VOTED IN FAVOUR OF THE TARIFF. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 9 February 1864
TIHE MEIBEI S OF THE LEU TSLATIVE ASSEMrBLY OF NRW S0U~ WAL.ES : W? w O VOTED .IN ~AVOURn OF.THE TARIFF. ssrs. District. essrs. -District; Martin. ..;...i~T inut Hi-;orth. .Illawi;arra W. Ferster.. E. -Sydney Mmrs ....Balranld 1 ilson.... Gold Fields lr isdonim . Gold.Fields ,South -? West E:gar .. WVesIt Sydney Pliddington .. Evwlcs. Faiicitt .. Y'ssPhln?s ' bury , flolrovd ..-Pniraintt Allcm T..TIh Villianos Ddlgl;ish..WVSydney. Bell:....C.a...mden. Slophlord.. St. Leonrd toewart;. E';Sydney Cuncc ....Ha wkes. Iurnsii ....Tlie'Hunter lury Gordn :. .. 'l'peterfield Suttor .. E. Maequarie Macleo ..''Iruribid LIckey ..Parrnitto geo Wlktcr .....Windsor uchOlnan ......Gold Holt........Newtowis Fields North Iacphlerson ..Central Rusden . G....Gwydtir Cumberlind latper ....UCnterbury
ABSENTEES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 9 February 1864
ArBSENTEES. r Clos. el 3o ju" p'.rth, 'sit G i'gs East Macq ari Ec 'ord T-?" :olloiiibi. 'i. *maLionol Aroyl lektt Ile atin s Irvin Clark (in : .Eiidiland)! Thde COlarencd' Loveok enlitrail Coin inrd Lord. The Bga'nn tytt.is I, Th?uieh Rhlitton:; Har:i'Itleyj. Sisuosl . Wellin tots li·OL ." :.; Car readers Ii sil soLm 010id net sole on tlhe .tarinfa:nd .vioted on tho fidspaper ta atn vice vei:s. Soinie of thel alasietees iice dltfiiiedbv illness;s lyer1 initformid :. .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 9 February 1864
-~ LIFE ASSURAN ,. rI:1 E\s n~~ POiiCY~ for £jO DFF~CTE~D -4-~" , -~ - f~40d ~ O 2 - .~ UUu -e ~= 2dO 0~ 0 ,=o 5 o ~ 2022~ 07181112388101' E- ~ '- d: --5- "P02 CJ0~r35 6701 o71014519 I~m I 01 c A deferred annulity for the original sum of £20, to commence iu 1867, is now £29 is. 10d. An Endowment Policy payable in 1870, on thie nominee coming of age, lfor tlhe original amount of £tOf,l is now one for B£503 17a. Dd. ' The attention of assurers is re quested to tjie following importani privi leges granted by tile Legislature of Ycew South Wales to tile membelr s of this So ciely. AlII its policies are lprotected agsinst tile operation of the, Insolvent. Lahs., after a certain term5 on a gradually incereanlg stale. lPolicie ectell ed hy married wsomen are protected against tile debts and control of their husbands. The families of small assurers are saved the expense of letters of administration. Prospectuses, formls of proposal, and every informiatio.l may bo obtained from •ROBERT H. OW...
A SELF ACCUSED MURDERESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 9 February 1864
A SELF ACCUSED MalirDt.nEless.-A woman named Ann Harris. aged 31 years, has given herself up to the police authorities at Wool with, anil is now under remand at Maid stone gaol, charged on her own confession with the wilful murder of lhecr daughter, Francis Harris, nine years of age. - Her statement to the inspector on duty, which was taken down in.writing and asfterwards signed by the accused as correct, was to the effiect that during the precedingu week she tied a handkerchief round the neck of t'lle child and threw her into the Thames olff Woolrich. She adds tihat the child, sank and was drowned, and that" she afterwards w,;alked near the place one hour when a- man came up'and asked her d'hat.she -as doin", to which she' replied '"'KothinSg," nnd wrilked'iawaiy ..Inquiries have been made atO Cluithanis where the pri~bne::had been liliin!,, bySergeant Featherstone,' of tile . dvinson,.:whoi ascertained thatsh'e t ajis well known there, .and that she ;had::been. seen walking thlrou...
TO THE WORKING CLASSES OF NEW SOUTH WALES. (Per favour of the Sydney Morning Herald) [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 9 February 1864
TO. THE WORlKIYG CLASSES OF NEW SOUTIH WALES. (Perfavour of the Sydney Morning Herald) Ie order that you may see the iniquitous working of the new tariff alnd thIe terrible inroad it will ma:tke upon your family ex penses as regards thie consumption of t'oots and shoes alone, I1 may state that I have within thie last day or two purchasedi wo men's common casnhmere boots at 2s. dd. per pair. T?e package duty u1)pon each trunk (colnlairinig seventy-two pairs) be ing about 3is.--sixpenree a pair diuty, just over twenty-twro Iper cent) to say nothirrg of the pirofit I am requrired to chlarge upon tie same.-Can any of youe, in your senses, call oat fobr protrction after this, to say nothiig oftlre disastrous etlert upon our trade rith other colonies? Mby object in stating to you this mronstrous and abuoxious policy of our present Government is this -that should a zeneral election take place, you, from whrom so nmuch is expected, wrill do your rutmost in returning thie men who will pledge...
THE MEMBERS WHO VOTED FOR THE NEWSPAPER TAX. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 9 February 1864
T.IE MEMBERS WIIO VOl'ED FOR THE NEWSPAPER 'TAX. Mr. 5 trtin Mr. Piddington W. Forster . .V alkor Eager Bell Wilson Lackey Ihlrovd .Buch:uloan Dail~lish Suttor Leary Gordon, Mdrris Wisdomi Myl1phcrson Macleay. Alien Mr. IIHt, MIember for Batherst. IIarp r, , Paitrick's Plains. i Hannoll, , Newcastle. Tighe, ,, NorthumberlaniId. In tle course of the fil(alncilal statement of thile Treasurer of Victoria on. TueIsday, he expressed his gratificatioll tlhat the state of' the finances was sound; tlhat~ the Go vernmlenllt were not called (plon to alter tlhe Itarilt; anld that 1he colo0ny of Victoria ol w h!l gai mucl byI the e1rtraordilnary pro csedings of Ihe 0New Soluth IVales Gover)n. ment.
POSTAGE ON NEWSPAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 9 February 1864
POSTrAGE ON NEWSPAPERS. The following is the Bill tI render news papers liable to postage: Wherc:qs it is expediend that a rate of postagce tliuld be imposed upon newspa pers 3e sss eisacted by the Queen's lMost Excellent I'ajesty by and witl tlhe advice and couserit' of. tile Legislative :Assembly of New South--Wales ill Parliamuent as sembled and by thle.authority of the same ds .follows :- . 1. Upou. and after tllhe first day of Marech one thousand eight : liiundred and sixty-fou?f a pos~iage" rate of oh ppenany sIlhllj :b payable . on evedry newspaper posted withi:atr trasomtirited throiigh the :post withlfini tlio.oloy dxcept on neswspa pers arriving from: partsbot. of' the colony upon which postage his been :prepail.' 2. Pros ideduthat notieing hierein shall a?lffe'ct any postal.arraigemenits sinl v or Iehe-: after :ia, forc. between this' GolonJy ' ?'id otli?elcoantries ?rdlafi ito the trananission of t'mewsalpers? by Post unidurtlige Act cigz'eliteacth Vietoria nahsiber se? ...
THE NEW TARIFF. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 9 February 1864
THEl NlElVTAlRIFl .Of all the impEts eie d undr thll reiw 6tarai tnheo bd'titi fa itmuro itill piilaibl y be loatid to b the mast unilusle' anoajtblo and oiipr1essiveo the jiaisti·i?oiis ssa-e TIle duty is' t6 bein iiposdd idL.y nd it'iitiureo mnade " whlly. oi~ prinelpally 6t. wood.' Thlis wiHlladumif free. a larg, proportibn of the: most ekpousive articles aimported, i;so th a the :Votlthier classes :will conttibli-te very little6:tlihe revenue inder' ?liis lieid, 'sta sli' t: coasideriatioa of the mattor sill sho: .' boiiusideiabl6' partiof tli.lixrurious firmitutie;evaid docoratiois 6f theo:Ialaeui;thie :m'n ioq?,da d oeven tmo exputasiveflittiigs:of tlh.meiidanutile ol?ies and coatntintg hlouscs, will pa' no duty, while the tfurniture ofthio huliibl.estlb:ottage will be. taxed at least tlhirty per cent. No duty can be levied oai • trpets, hearth rugs, mats, floorcloth, fen ders, 'fiie irons, stores, gratres, marble and slate.otables, wastsltandls, mantle-pieces, &e; nor...
FORBES. Thursday, 8 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 9 February 1864
r., .... Tliursdny, 8 p m. FOsnES. O'n Su'nday night lIast, JIiuy'i, aplin. hlli flying UJiib r, whilst drawihlg a pistol 'fromn his p?ikct with the intention of shoot in a ingl, pul iicn u n:Liii FolkarL, at Currt )gong' shot himself, in the riighlt silde of his Scliest, anud died in ten minoutes a'?rtevids. Hi?d h suecoceded in shooting Folrktirdi his i?iciition ails to join GCilbert nod HIll. A? imhistorial inquiry nwas held by tho Policl ';d istrate on Mondiy . i'Buli HIll was seen about a fortniight ago oii his old beait. He was suffring Fromn colonid:fteir. A moin sinwas found by a stoakmin, near Wiedden louintains, a few diiy since.. ?oe had lost himslf, aniid hi1d beei?nrsithbot food and w:ater ftdour dalys, an: ad becomne de. mhointed. On i~ e'coveryih:-l ?it:ruted assry, nid wits sain loft brfo io days. Hi is now uinder the prot'itesioo f theli poliei.
MELBOURNE. Thursday, 7.30 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 9 February 1864
Sr ;: 'MELBOURhNE. :.: . I.,, T.hursdaiy 7 d0 p.in : The vote for clearilfg the Rivecr iMriay SWis agreedeto by tlie'Assembly ' ::' . ':Thereis'i'nb:hlinge in the flour mar ' Tuesday :',"Tiie leeCislatide Counc lihave elected Dr. :Hope(claihrian;of mtominittceose -.. >e o ' Mr ''Hc sle'?iitidiced into thiaAissiembly Sto: day" rli t di?? lendd Lauid .Bills, By. this : ;mni(asureoit is proposed to have grazing farms ..ividedliitilinto tbiir sections-one is to, be sold by iauctibn, :ind tdie other thrco to be loased 6optidnally for ten years ;the rentiel to ie 7 pet cent. of'.tho.; urcliase.' moueny.' The holder ie .toiiivsla.e righlitto .pujrliase: tihe swhole t the end ofd the tn yeanri. ,One lihlf of the rioenuo deriesla frol' thlii lhind ."is to' bi'iipliedt pato iiylanyJ u ithat iiity be.: coitrauted duriug t ten years : o-iie l'oiirti"fodi' thi iroh'sitiodiof iiniigriltion;:'i i. ad Ose -fourtli to'.thl'gonriil'revonuol. :It 'is propobs'ed tod lese'thi:aiiriferoius landi. 'Agr...
WEEKLY SUMMARY OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 9 February 1864
WVLLEKLY SUMM'RitY OFfNEI2WS. A gaJonlTy of:two htaive decided that nesvspapersi fromi the lst M.arceli;. 18ti,, 'shill pay a duty of ones p yi t d;y tihe cost of triusmiission bypoiS i tbf; ose s neinliers-from" wshoni, judg ing ib their .past professions, We ought haIas ahiiduilpated ni a oppobsition to this is' -had lbdhred to their' early fatli, the iesolution ivould not havye beeaucairiied; but'i great mnasy voted isitl,: the ;iinistry w?rho :wre noted. for ,'slavish :devotioi:to Mr. Coilvcpr when he ,as pi?ii,'th::'leo Uean, of whom David .Bllli ? ty h takei as a type, ar sun wor "sluppiors and slaves; but ohen the sun is gone to rst; , they worihip no mnore. Then I thoere vre o thers, siarting under 0som110 we- ll deservied reproof fromu the press, and only too glad tp impose a tax wliich should cripplje its energies and impair its usefulness. Soelu others were deluded by the " wait of .revenue" cry which Mr. Eiagar utters so persistendly in the place of argument-for with thr...