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SHOALHAVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 7 July 1856
SHOALHAVEN. (rBOM A CORRESPONDENT.) On Monday the 23rd instant, a pnblio examination of the chil dren of the Terrara Church of England Denominational School, notice of which, had been given in the Church, took place in the School-room belonging to Mr. Thistleton, situated near to Adams' Wharf, Shoalhaven. Twenty-three children underwent the ex amination of the Rev. Edward B. Procter, Incumbent of Shoal haven and Ulladulla, Dr. Ward, and Mr. Ratnett. In reading, spelling, needlework, arithmetic, and singing, and some of the children recited pieces of poetry, they were also questioned as to their knowledge of the Holy Scriptures. The examiners expressed themselves much gratified at the cleanliness of the childrens per sons, and the unexceptionable manner of their conduct, and s&aiea mat iney tnougnt too mucn praise couic. not db awaraea to the conductress, Mrs. Thistleton and also to her daughter Miss Susannah, for the state intp which they had brought the children in so short...
Illawarra District Intelligence. KIAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 7 July 1856
Ullmtmrra District SnteUigftia. KIAMA. pTROM -WfR OWN CORRESfoKDEN*.] TBK CrATAX DUFFY QUALIFICATION.— ThlS locality haB COR' tribute*} £20, ot thereabouts, towards the qualification of Mr. Duffy for a seat in the legislature of Victoria. A greater amount might have been procured for the object, but for the reprehensible supineness of those appointed to collect. A RRGAKWATER.-^It ia in contemplation to construct a Break water at the entrance to this harbour; An estimate of the coBt of one suitable has been made; and ,it. Ia confidently expected that, as the Work is so very important, the Governmental! not with hold from iis the required amount. A public meeting to petition, touching this work will be held in the Kiama Hotel ou next Monday, the 7th instant,. The Jaub'broo Road. — A meeting was held at Jamberoo on last Monday, to devise some scheme for the repairing of this road. The meeting was but thinly attended. The few present subscribed liberally for the object, , and adjourned ...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 7 July 1856
WEEKLY CALENDAR. g g cs HIGH WATER AT v HONM., DAY. g, ' ' 8 ? -WOLLONGONG. - ? -j : - 3. 01 . i'. g U g ? . ? ???? ?' : * . MORN; . EVEN. H. M. ' H. M. ' n. M. n. M. Jaly. 7 M . . 7 . 6 5 . 3 4 0 . 43 1 .6 „ 8 T.. 7, . ,6 5 . 4 5 1.30 1 . 53 9 W..' 7.6 5 . 4 6 2.17 2 . 41 „ 10 T .. 7 . 6 5 . 4 7 3.5 3 . 31 „ 11 F .. 7 . 6,, 5.5 .8 3 .554 4 . 16 „ 12 S. .. 7 ' '5' 5 . 6 9 4 . 40 5 . 6 ? „ 13 Sun. 7.5 5 . 7 10 5.27 5 . 51 85Jp fllaforoa flei'tuty, 'MEASURES, NOT MEN'.' ' MONDAY, JULY 7, 1856,
REJOICINGS IN THE METROPOLIS. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 7 July 1856
REJOICINGS IN TIE METROPOLIS. Shortly after ten o'clock n Sunday night a royal I salute of 100 guns' from the ' jark and tower of London, ; I I ? announced to the inhabitants of this metropolis that peace had been finally concluded. Instructions were not issued from the Horse Guards until after seven o'clock, and in order that Divine service might not be interrupted in the metropolitan churches, the hour appointed for the ceremony was ten o'clock. The fact gained publicity, and a very large concourse of persons collected' in St. James's Park, within the space leading from tlie entrance by the Horse Guards to the Duke of York's column. The military bands at St. George's and Wellington barracks at the same time played the National Anthem, and when the Park guns had ceased the report of the guns at the Tower were distinctly heard booming in the distance. The bells of the different metropolitan churches rang merry peals until after midnight, in commemoration of the event. On Monday morn...
POOR SHOALHAVEN. (To the Editor of the Illawarra Mercury.) [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 7 July 1856
POOR SHOALHAVEN-. (To the Editor of the- Illawarra Mercury.) My Dear Mk.Editor — I think it is a great pity that something has not been done before now towards cleaning this beautiful river, where there are such aiv abundance of produce grown, and is still inreasirng year after year. If that little impediment, the flats were only removed, vessels then, either steam or sail, could go a jong. way up the ri,verr and there would then be no monopoly, and then, farmers in this district would have an opportunity of selling; their produce ;. but as- it Is now, in some cases, a farmer has not only to give his potatoes- away, but some have actually to pay for getting, rid of themr asr in some eases, they do not really pay freight; then what does a farmer get for tilling his land — nothing. He has to find seed,, pay high rent, high labour, wear and tear; Sic.,, and, after all. his time, toil, and expense, &c., he sends his- produce some this year to- market, and gets nothing. Why so?. ...
Sydney Correspondence. SYDNEY, JULY 4; 1856. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 7 July 1856
Itjitunj. CiirtTDjiaiikiirr. SYDNEY, JULY 4'; 185(5.. ' On the receipt here of the gratifying intelligence of the restoration of peace, n salute of I0L* 'uus was Sred by her Majesty's ship Electra, now in our port, and also by the gnus of Eort Ma;quarie. The Governor Geueral has issued directions, that Monday next be observed as- a general holiday ; a review- of the troops in garrison will take place in the Outer Domain ; there will be a rrant! display of fire-works in the evening,, in the same place, free to the public ; the public offices will be illuminated ? ;. and his iixeelleney expresses Ins hope that the citizens- generally ?will join in the latter demonstration by lighting up their ? houses. It i,- evident, front the preparations making, in all directions for the celebration,, that the Government and- the citizens are de teniiinud to 'make a day of it.' Though there are some rain givings in the [-ublic inind as to the stability of the peace that has so unexpectedly been con...
Original Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 7 July 1856
-g-rightnl Cnrasjptae. ' [It is to bo distinctly understood that wo do not identify ourselves with th. opinions of gentlemen availing, themselves of the opportunity of advo cating their views- in this department of our journal ; norean wo under tako to- insert any communication- not having the writer's name and nddress attached thereto — not necessarily for publication, but aa o- guarantee of good faith. — Ed.]
PEACE. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 7 July 1856
PEACE. It must be a matter of deep and sincere congratulation 'with all that a termination has been put to the feud of nations. Peace has been proclaimed, and those that so lately met 'in hostile close embrace,' are now 'smok- ing the calumet of peace.' The sword has been sheathed,, and instead of the roar of death-dealing artillery, resounding over the earth's fair surface,, will be heard the busy, hum; of commerce, the cheerful song of contented labour, com mingling with that of praise to those who have fought so well the battle of freedom against the dark despotism of the Russ, and the solemn requiem for the departed brave who have fallen whilst fighting in the same good cause. Peace, although it cannot restore the ' lost ones ' to the desolate homes of the fatherless and- the widow, will- give hack to the outstretched, expectant arms- of. mother, wife, and sister, the gallant and dauntless son, husband^. and brother who have so unflinchingly: braved, alike- the- open dangers of ...
ON THE PRESENT STATE. AND FUTURE PROSPECTS OF OUR SOCIAL CONDITION. (To the Editor of the Illawarra Mercury). [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 7 July 1856
ON- THE PRESENT STATE. AND- FUTURE PROSPECTS; OF OUR* SOCIAL, CONDITION. (To the- Editor ? of the Illawarra Mercury..), Mr. Editor— It must be apparent to the thoughtful observer that frequent shiftings from., place to place are injurious to ihe cultivation and safe- keeping of the moral and- social virtues. No doubt, it is good to see the world', that our. idea3-ma-y.be enlarged-, and corrected — that we may- increase- our know-ledge of the habits and dispositions of mankind — and that we may learn, what is worth learning;, and see what is worth seeing, .in different countries as well as in- the narrower range of. our own country, or of our own- little parish. By this general acquaintance with the world, we get rid of many a little narrowness, and many an obstinate local prejudice, our sphere- of vision is enlarged, our mind liberalized,, and our habit of reasoning., and judging- set upon a* wider and. truer basis All this is desirable, if the danger of acquiring a roving and. rest...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 7 July 1856
, General Holiday throughout the Colony. MR. COLEMAN JACOBS begs to announce a GRAND PUBLIC BALL, At Russell's Hotel, THIS EVENTNG, Monday, 7th June, to celebrate the Glorious News of the Restoration of Peace ! When ? it is hoped that all true patriots will join hand in hand on this festive and happy occasion. A few remaining tickets may be had at the principal Hotels. * Dancing at 8 o'clock. At the suggestion of many parties, a splendid snpper will be provided at 12 o'clock, at 2s. 6d. extra. 798 Circus! Circus !1 Circus!!! HAVE YOU WITNESSED the Daring and Wonderful feats of ASHTON'S MAMMOTH TROUPE OF EQUESTRIAN S and Splendid Stud of Horses? If not, you are respectfully invited to do so, on WEDNESDAY, the 9th, and THURSDAY, the 10th of July, it being the intention of the proprietor to give on each of such evenings a SPLENDID ENTERTAINMENT j for the benefit of the Kiama Roads, at Mr. Maxwell's Kiama j Hotel. : He will, also, give two entertainments for a similar purpose to the Jam...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 7 July 1856
Births. On the 4th instant, at Gerringong, Mrs. Josephus Moon, of a daughter. On the 4th instant, at Gerringong, Mrs. Luke Langdon, of a son. On Tuesday, the 1st instant, at her residence, Crown-street, Wollongong, Mrs. Michael Casey, of a son. Death. On the 3rd instant, at Shoalhaven, Mongo Mongo, the aboriginal equestrian, a native of Tamworth, Peel's River, after an illness of three months. He has been in the employ of Mr. Ashton for the last three years, and his loss will be deeply felt and deplored by his relatives, his employer, and a large circle of friends.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 7 July 1856
'DRUGS, 'CHEMICALS, PATENT MEDICINES, SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS, PERFUMERY, &c. A BR AH AM ABRAHAM, CHEMIST, 289, George-street, jLX Sydney, hear the Royal Hotel, respectfully informs the 'Medical Profession and the Public generally,' that, in addition to his extensive stock, he has now received, ex Rodney, Fifty-four Packages of choice Drugs ' and Chemicals, of the 'Purest Quality,' viz : — DRUGS, ACIDS, FORMIC, Pyroqalic, Glacial Acetic, Gallic, Arc., «fcc., Opium, Santonine, Nitrate Silver Crystal, &o., Bromine, Collodiuni, Chloroform, Iodine, Iodide Plumbi, Biniodide, Iodide Ferri, -Sacch c. Ferrir with 178 distinct varieties, too numerous for an advertisement. SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS,: &c. — (Esophagus Tubes, Stomach Pumps, Enemas, India Rubber Bandages, &c., Gutta Percha' 'Sheets* Inhalers, Silver Catheters, &c., Medical Spoons, Trusses, &c'. LOZENGES. — Santonine, Morphia, Ipecac., Quinine, Musk, Ipecac., Otto Rose, Tolu, Horehound, Par...
Select Poetry. THE CHAUNT OF LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 14 July 1856
?Irlfrt ? THE Oil AUNT OF LIFE. : - By Edward Cavern. - Jferrlly-, merrily goes the world, ?' Merrily, merrily . Merrily goes with aljghtsome bound . Giving a loud and joy.ous sound. Cheerily, chccrily ; Hark ! how the teeming people sing,. ? ?? Come let ua make the blue sky ring,. ?? 3'iurth is a golden treasure hoard, And every day is a banquet board ; , Merrily goes tlie old world, round, Merrily, merrily. Heavily, heavily moves the world,. . ? ... Heavily, heavily ; Jjislcn, oh Earth, thy mourners sing;. : ; l'he nngel of death is 011 the wing, Gloomily, gloomily. Tho-pride of our homes is strioken lo-wy I'he rose th.-vt was red is vrhita as suow, Slowly the weepers come and go, Singing, tlie earth is a place of woo, Woefully, woefully.. Mournfully, mournfully glooms the sky, Mournfully, mournfully ; ? Mournfully troop the black clouds by, Mournfully, mournfully; T.istcn, oh Mist, to the wer-per's wail, IVlicn.shnll. the angel of life prevail ?? Earth, thou art nought but a char...
COUNTRY WAGES WITH RVTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 14 July 1856
COUNTRY , WAGES WITH , RVT.I.ONSi ', Ploughmen ... ,35 0 0 40 . 0 0 -13 Farm labourers ... ,30 0 ,(-,,10,35 0 0 German ditto (scarce) 30 0'0 ' 35 0 0 Bullock drivers ... .? . ,..;. .40. 0.-..0 ? 50 0 O j English shepherds .. .. ? ? 28 0 0 SO 0 O Ditto, aud'to watch ... - 30 0 0 -85r 0 0 Siiikmua ... ... ... 30 0 0 40 0 O Stockmen ... ... ? ...,. 30 0 0 40 0 0 ^ Hutkeepcrs ... ,, ;??? 20 0 0 .25 0 0 *3 Married couples ... ... 45 0 0 55 0 0 German ditto... ... ... 40 0 0 50 0 0 Shearers, per score .... ... 0 3 0 , 0 4 0 . t Brickmakcrs. tjer 1000 ... 1 15 9 2 0 0 German and Italian shepherds 2.S 0 0 30-. 0 0 Gardeners, per week, found ... 10 0 15 O Garden labourers, ditto, ditto ... 0 10 0 . 0 18 O Bough carpenters, per annum... 50 0 0 70 0 O Siiwyers, per 100. not fouud ... 0 14 .0 0 II! 0 ' Blacksmiths, per week not found 2 10 0 4' tl 0 Surveyors men ... ... 30 0 0 35 0 0 OTVTVElt STAIXKS, British and Foreign Labour Market House, Land, Advertising, and General Agency Office, 73, cor...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 14 July 1856
Steam between Kiama, 'Wollongong, and Sydney, suiter'* rjIHE KIAMA STEAM NAVLG-ATiON COM JL PANY'S Fast and Favourite Steamer 'KIAMA' , 1 plies regularly twice a week between Kiama, Wol« longong, and Sydney : . . Leaving KIA^IA EVERY MONDAY AND THURSDAY, at l p.m. And the Victoria Wharf, Erskine-street, SYDNEY, - Every TUESDAY and Fit I DAY NIGHTS, at 10 o'clock. Fares, — Cabin ? ? ? Steerage .. .. .. .. .V 7s. 6d. The 'KIAMA' will -call at WOLLONGONG for KIAMA every Wednesday and Saturday mornings ; and from KIAMA for SYDNEY every Monday and Thursday. Fares: — From Wollongong to Sydney. Cabin ? *°3 Steerage ? ? ? Gs, Between Wollongong and Kiama. Cabin ? Steerage ? ? . .. Kiama, July 4th, 1 85-6. „ ; Steamer Nora Creina, , mHE UNDERSIGNED, having acceptetl the | X Agency -of the steam-ship ' NURA CitlilNA,' begs to inform his friends and tho public that this! favourite vessel continues to ply between Kiauiti and Sydney with the greatest regularity* LEAVING KIAMA EVERY WEDNESDAY AND...
Shipping Intelligence. SYDNEY SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 14 July 1856
itahnt SiMiimtrt. C h % KJ W SYDNEY SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. .Tuly4. — Lady Grey, schooner, OS tons, KenneiJj', from Wellington, 4th Ultimo. !'» July 5. — Telegraph, s., 700 tons, Gilmore, from Melbourne tho 3rd instant Bonnie Doon, barque, 250, tons, Sproul, from Aforeton Bay 17th ultimo ? Alfred, ship, 780 tons. Browning, from Hongkong, 12th April. Boomerang, s., 400 tons, O'lieilly, from Wide Bay 3rd instant. June 6. — Tasmania, s., 250 tons, Clinch, from Ifobart Town 3rd instant. Ben Vevis, phip, 1347 tons, Ilerron, from Liverpool March 20, with 334 Government emigrants. July 7. — Maid of the Valley, schooner, 124 tons, Griffiths, from Launeestou 3rd instant. Republique, barque, 2S0 tous, Allixf feom Manila 20th April. July 8. — Ebenexer, cutter, 47 tons, Sharpe, from Twofold 13:vy, 5th instant. Ardmilan, ship, 687 tons, Jamison, from Greenock 10th April. M;iria, French Protcetorate brig, 200 tous, Ashtnore, from Xew Caledonia 22nd .Tune. Palermo, brig, 132 tons, Gould, from Moreton ...
THE SETTLER'S PRODUCE CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 14 July 1856
TII£ SETTLER'S PRODUCE CIRCULAR. Satuui-ay Evening, 414 o'Clock. £ s. di £ s. -). 'Wheat, per bushel good samples... 0 7 0 to 0 7 6 ; ^ Inferior ... unsaleable. Maize, ... ... ... ... 0 2 0 0 3 0 l'lour, 1st quality, per ton ... 23 0 0 23 0 0 Ditto, 2nd, ditto, ... ... 21 0 0 ' . 21 0 0. Bran ... ... ... 0 13 0 10 ' Hay, oaten, per ton ... 7 0 0 . '7 0 0 Ditto, lucerne, ditto ... ... - -6 0 0 ; . 5 0- .0 , 1'otatoe,, per ton dull ... : ... )?? 1 10 0 2 0 0 , Butter, 1st qual. dull ... ... ? 0 vl -3 . -;0 1 0 . Ditto second quality ... ? from 30 up ? ? '1 Cheese per lb. ... ... -... ? 0 .0 6 0 0 8 Bacon if prune. . ,.i.. ? 0 . 0 6 0 0 8 i TIggs, per dozen 0 '1 - 0 , , - .0 10 Fowls, per pair . ... . 0 3 0 0 3 3 I ? Dusks... ... ... . ... 0 5 .0 0 5 0 ; Turkeys ... . , . 0 30 '6 0 16 I) 1 Geese... ... ... ... ..v 0.15- O 0 15 O Pigs ... ... .... ' ...' plcnfjfnl - Calves ? 0 10 0 0 15 0 ] WILLIAM SPEER,; . ? . . ..... . a Agent, Commercial ' ? -
STEAM POSTAL COMMUNICATION WITH ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 14 July 1856
-'STEAM 'POSTAL COMMUNICATION WITH ENGLAND. . We have much pleasure m observing that the merctiants ot . 'London, weary of expostulating with the non-commercial Lords of ' :tlie Treasury, had determined to hold a public meeting in the ; 'city, on Monday,- the 14th of April, the.Lo.d Mayor in tho chair, ? lor the- purpose' of recording a protest against these intolerable) 1 (lol&Vrt. _ ? ? i . The ' Illustrated London Neivs of April tho 12th, after pointing | ' ? i ? J. ? J. ? x.r, 4-lwx rnnta ! i -OUV on© supenur UUViiULU^ea imciw vj tuo wuiviw ' obs6rv6s ' The Post-office seems determined on routine in the arrange i r.ments. iThe have issued a minute inviting steamship companies 1 to tender for three routes — via (by steam) the Cape of Good ? Hope, via Panama, via Suez and Point de Galle— the old route ; ? and, meanwhile, as the colonies are to share the expenses, they i.have sent out despatches to Australia requiring the six colonies to ' . -agree (!) which route they pref...
SYDNEY MARKETS [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 14 July 1856
SYDNEY A1ARICETS Saturday Evening, 414 o'Cu-ocS. £ s. d. & s. d. Flour ... ... ... v.. 23 0 0 to 23 0 0 Wheat, per bushel ... ' ? ... 0 7 0 '0 8 0 Maize .. ... ...., ... 0 2 3 0 3 0 Oats (Scotch) ... : : 0 4: 0 0 5 , 0 Barley .English.,. .... . ..w,-.--, 0 3 6 0 4 3 Potatoes (dull; per ton)... ' 2 0 0 2 5 0 Onions, unsaleable ! ...flyr11''... - 0 7 0 0 8 0 Hay, per ton (oaten) , 7 ? .0 0 9 0 0 Iiucerno ... ? 4 10 0 5 10 0 Baric (If dry) ? j ... 7 0 0 10 0 0 l'igs, ? I ... 0 0 6 0 0 7 Calves ? 'V| ..; 0 13 0 I'lO 0 ?Fowls, per pair - i-, ;.; . .0 ,'4 0 0 4 -i Ducks ? 1 ... 0 6 0 0 8 0 Oeeso ... ... ' ... ' ... -0 10 0 0 14 0 (CurkOys marhet full i v. 0 14 0 0 16 0 Butter, 1st quality, pcr/lb. : 0 .-1 0- 0 16 Bit'to, inferior ... i . i [ ' 0 1 a 0 14 Cheese (colonial) | ... ! ... 0 0 '7 0 0 6 Eggs, per doiieu I — ... 0 10 0 16 Lard ... .. J ... . 0 0 5 0 0 6 Hams ... | ...; ... . o 1 0 0 11 Baoou if prime I ... ... 0 0 7 0 0 8 Cabbage-tree, per lOOiiands ... 0 10 0 0 10 0 I ' ...
FURTHER FORGERIES BY JOHN SADLER. [Newspaper Article] — Illawarra Mercury — 14 July 1856
11THE 11 FORtJERIEStaiy JOHN SADLElR. - '-The. subjoined important statement appears in the Dublin 'Evening Post : — Yesterday afternoon a London solicitor appeared ?in the Registry Ollicc with a carpet-bag containing a number of deeds, ! in order that it should be ascertained whether they had been registered in accordance with certificates ot registry which he produced. The deeds purported to be conveyances ot- estates sold in the Encumbered Estates Court to John tiadleir, and the certificates of registry, which were numbered, mentioned books 111 which the memorials of the deeds were entered. One ot the cer fjfinotne rlAfiwJ tn ]Qr»0 ii f n m nf 1 * 1 1 rx All* Wti.lfru* Glascock, who died before the .establishment ot the Encumbered Estates Court. Tho other certificates purported to be m the handwriting of Mr. Chapman, first assistant-registrar,- and to be signed hv that gentleman. On examination by Mr. Morgan O'Connell, principal of the Registry Office, and his assistants, it was ...