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THE COURT-MARTIAL UPON COLONEL CRAWLEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 16 February 1864
THE COURT-IIAItTIAL UPON OOLON EL tfRAWLEY. (From thde Times of November 16, 1863.) At Aldersfot to-morrow tile court martial willat length be entered upon which, frois circumstances of various kinds, hasohssumed an importance little inferior td that of a State trial. There are few who are not familiar, by name at least, with the case of Paymaster Smnales and witfl thle melancholy death of Ser geant-Major Lilley; but as the regiment which acquired so unenviable a notoriety in connection with these officers has been abroad some time, and as there must evi dently be a wide gap between the depar tune fromn this country of the 6th Ennis killen Dragoons, then, in thie words of his Rloyal Highness, the Commander - in Chief, "all that could be desired as to esprit de corps, unanlimity, and goIt feeling among the officers, and as to geill and discipline among the men," anis the return to Engl:md pof one-fourthlof the same corps to give evilnce for gr against tbheir Colonel,, aho im arraighe...
THE STATE CHURCH IN IRELAND. (Letter to the Times.) [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 16 February 1864
THE STATE C0-URICH HN IRELAND. ' (Letter to the Times.) Sir,--In a recent article in the Times you seem to invite all persons interested in the question of thie Irish--or more accurately speakjng, the anti-Irish-State Church, to express their opiniols on the subject. It is, therefore, thalt I venture to address to you the notions of an Irish Catholic, which, possibly, may exhibit to your readers at least one reason -why the State Church has failed to fulfil the chla racter assigned to itby its advocates, of a "missionary Church." In the article to which I refer you say, with perfect truth,-" The money ques tion is bad enough, but the political problem is the teal trouble of statesmen. These iliternalp.uobmalies are mere symp toms of a radical vice. The Irish Pro testant Chiu'rch is ifself the great original anomaly." You have done well thus to hit the nail on the head. The great mass of the Irish people do not care one straw how the ecclesiastical revenues are distributed among the ...
FEBRUARY 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 16 February 1864
Fenauxnv 10. The Chalirman of Committees bhaving tnaken the chair in the absence of the Speakler through illness, dIr. Wilson moved a resolution to the fclfect that it was desi rable to dispose of the flock of alpacas pur clhased by the Govcrnment in 1859. Phe purchase hadl not been a remunerative ollce, the increase bcing very small, and the pro duce not important. To shoe that the animals had been i~celhnatised, those which had been born in the country had proved of a superior qnlality. The course which t?Ie Government proposed to takle was to divide the whole tflock into small lots, and to sell them in such manner as should be deemed eipedient. In tlhus distributing tie animals tlhroughlout the colony, greater -scope ovmld be.givenfor testing thle explri mc "ant l an it. would probably be attended wiethipeate ,success in the hands of privato' individuils than in that of the Government. A:''fier "coisiderihble discussion, it was agreed, on the motion of Mr. C. Cowper, jun., to adj...
TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. BERRIMA. Wednesday, 4 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 16 February 1864
* TELEG?RAPHIC INTELLIGENOCE. (FRoo THE IICEALD AiD E3IPSFE.) .. Wednesday, 4 pim. SAn iiccident ?.cb rred. hast night in the railway tunnel at Gibraltar Gap,. contract No. 4; by which thlreb of the worlckmficn'\ere srioiusly injured. 'The men were being lowered down the shaft, whichl is 150 fcdt deep, and had gone down abouttwenty foeet wheli, by some mismaiarcngement not yet explained, the gear :got.offtheo drum, and thliey were precipitated to time bottom. Dr. Pac, of Jerrima; ws assoon in attendance, and did slwhat was necessary for tie sutler ers, two of whom, on accouiit ofthe serious Iinatiure of theiriniuries, he deemed advisa ble.to send to;the Sydney Inffirmmiy, to wh!ichli place they itic now being fonsveyed.
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. FEBRUARY 10. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 16 February 1864
i?ABLiAZGONTAl] X INTI LLIGENC]O (F noM T hB .HEllA.D AND IE[PIRE.) LEGISLATIVE COUNOIL. a . Air 10 . ... In the Council, after.some final business anid presentation -of numerous petitiuns finom all parts of the colony'against the new, tariff,n and Newispaper Postage Bill; and of'. eo'e petition ii: favour of the tariff from' the lotectionists of Sydney.. . " Mr. P;lnlcett moved the seconid readinn >of the Oustom's -Dutiecs"Bill, "ari'tisng ai. greatl lengthe, although professing free trade prisciples in ftvor of the pioposed measure, aild urging that the house was' not consti tutionally compoetont to reject or modify the measure. . Mr. Deas Thomson replied in a very elaborate speech, in.which lie put for nard a different view of tlhe functions of tlhe House and argued isgainsl; the bill'intoto. He deprecated the imposition of an income tax,. but showed that the amount proposed to be raised, that is if really required, might be obtained by means of indirect taxes in much less obj...
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. FEBRUARY 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 16 February 1864
* LEGISLATIVE ASSEOIBLY. " EBRv.RY 9. . In reply to ir Gareett, Mr Holroyd gate the following particulars relative-to ,the Wollongong Ilarbour Works.: Amouniit expended for labur in excavationl of dock upto 31stB Deccmber lastn, £73732s.; amount expended in procuring plant for above work, £6086 10.; cost of saporvi sion, £1280 12s. 11. ; eubic yards excavated, 41,997 ; estimated value of plait;, £4156 10s.: price at which tihe remaining excavation had beeni contracted for, 5s. peor enbie yard; that tenders fbr the masonry lhad boeen received, and thakt tihe lowesttell-. der--that of Mir. William Davis--had been accepted. Mr. I-Henry Milford took the oaths and his seat; upon his election bfor Braidwood. M\·r. E]agar obtained leave to bring in a bill to amend the law relating to colonial spirits, and the bill was bronghFt in and read a first time. \fr. Hart obtained leave to bring in a bill to amend the jurisdiction in insolvency, and the bill was brought in and read a first time. The...
FEBRUARY 11. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 16 February 1864
FEEOUARY 11 Mr.' Gordon' preseontcd t ptition ~from: Slihoilhaven againstthe proosedliostage on The debato on tho Customsa Duotis: Bil wans rosumed by 31r. :HIargiavo who in a veoyablo speech opposed tiheo measuro;e, and iprogp~od, as anmondmeont, that theo, bill be :rha: thant day.sikbmonuhs-: , :j.' Sevetial menibers spok: for and aghinst tha lbill; and ultimadtely th'de:lebatof on the: motion of Sir-: ~W alanig, vas adjourned
SHELLHARBOR. MUNICIPAL ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 16 February 1864
SHELLHARBOR. &nbsp; (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT) MUNICIPAL ELECTION. The nomination of candidates to fill the office of councillors, in room of Messrs. Russell, Wilson, and Martin, who retire by rotation, took place at the Council Chamber on Tuesday, February 2nd. Shortly after 12 o'clock the Chairman opened the proceedings by reading the ad vertisement calling the electors together, and stating the object for which they had met. He should be happy to hear any gentleman who had a candidate to pro pose. Mr. E. Graham was proposed by Coun cillor Martin, and seconded by Councillor Fenwick. Mr. J. Thomas was proposedby Mr. W. Cosgrove, and seconded by Mr. D. Har tigan. Mr. R. Wilson was proposed by Coun &nbsp; cillor Fenwick, and seconded by Mr. T. Cosgrove. Mr. W. Fryer was proposed by Mr. E. Graham, and seconded by Mr. E. Russell. Mr. T. Cosgrove was proposed by Coun- cillor Collins and seconded by Councillor Martin. Mr. E. Russell was proposed byMr W. Cosgrove, and second...
THE FLOODS. TAMWORTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 23 February 1864
THE FLOODS. TAMrWORTI-. (From the IHeratl's Correspondent.) Fanau.aLar 15.-This part of the country has beoon visited with one of those awful floods with which the colony is sometimnes allileted, utter ruin to many, and sadness and(1 sorrow to all. On Tuesday last, the rain commenced aboutt midday, and never ceased till Tuesday morning; then it coln tinued by intermittent showers for that day. Ont the morniug of Tuesday, about sunrise, the inhabitants of Tamlworth were aroused. by the water corning into their houses throughout the whole length of IPeel-street --upwirds of at mile. They inunediately set to work to elevate their goods and chattels above the reach of all former floods. lBat while tlhus employed, the water rose still higher, till at last thIey were obliged to fly to save their lives, and lot the worst befill their property. There were two or three parties witlh carts and horses, who used every exertion to save fltuilies who would otherwise have infa!!illy fallen victims...
FEBRUARY 17. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 23 February 1864
In reply toa: quetstio? by lMr. :iRper as. "to the emolumdutsiof o the Inspector Gene-, ral of Police; AIr. W:I1rster- sait that this olsicer had the occupationi of Goverminent quarters, anudthat he ias' allowed £12'a year .i libo of forige, an' the se.rvices of a.moinmbr of the police lfoice as a groo . . . ._ Sr. Holroyd laid on the table planas aid sections of the: steitsion: of the Great Souithorrc Railway to Goulbirn: . :: ':.Upon thei motion for going' into Commit tee of Supply,.' A ir. Driver moved, by, way of ameid. :ment, a resolution, affllrming the desirable ienssrof drectin' a stanudfodr thbacesotmo diatioi of members of .both Houses of Parh liamoiit it .the forthcoming oricket iiiatch: M:r. Martia opposed the motipn, as'lead in" to n. expeiiditure of public mooey; and therefore unohstifiable in theo present state of the finnlics. i? . Piddinigto·miupported the motion al le in that the expense would Inotb exceed £150 and lprobably not £100. ::.' Mr. 'Lary op posed the mi...
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. FEBRUARY 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 23 February 1864
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. PeBRUARY 16. The following replies were given to ques tions put to 3Ministers-that tenders for the masonry of the Wollongong harbour works were advertised in the Goxernmaent Gazette, but that no eligible tenders had been received until some tine, afterwanrds; the tenders of TV. Davis anid P. Lsihil'hadbeen accepted; that it was not the intention of the Govern ment to give compensation to the minor road overseers whose services had been dispensed with; that it was not the inten tion of the Government to bring in a bill this session to limit the salary of the future Governor of the colony, and the Govern ment could not say what it would do next session; that the Government would pro mote clerks of Petty Sessions to the oilice of Police Muagistrate, as at present, where consistent with the public interest; that it was not the intention of the Government to erect i stanld or booth for members of Parlhiament at the forthcomiug cricket match ; ia requisitiou from mem...
FEBRUARY 18. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 23 February 1864
S eiiaRY 18 A petition fiom. thei iinhabitants at dde longaiid Tumut against the tarin, presented by 'd\.M Towns wias not received owiig:toe its?being iini printed form . Mr: . emp corrected: a .statenieut made by him; on Wednesday, to :the: dffect that two old saddles lelongiug :o aenpersoa from. Queenslhand;hiid been detaine dutil.tWed neosdary last fo 'the lio' yiment of cistbotis. duiities in the Ciistom' Bond, at the A:S.N. Compiniy' s wharf. The committee's report upon the oCus tions Duties Bill :sas adopted, and the third rbading directed to stand an order.of tlie dayifor 'nuesday next. Thli Colonid Spirits Duty Bill was read a second.timb. The Newspaper Postage Bill and Tree sury- Bills Bill were considered in coin mitteeo, and reported without amendment. The House adjourned at twenlty minutes to: seven o'clock until Tuesday next.
RUST IN WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 23 February 1864
]RUST IN WHItEAT. A great deal of error is just now being propagated by non and pseudo agricultu ral journals in reference to the nature and causes of this. scourge of the farmer. A few weeks fince a communication to the S'ydnecy .Morning Herald reprinted in our colunoois, contained, amongst a great deal of useful information, the erroneous state ment that rust could be prevented by steeping the seed as usually practised for the prevention ofnsmut; and more lately metropolitan publication informed its readers that the rust was occasioned by "want of drainage." The rust, though new to farmers of exclusively Australian experience is familiar to every one who farmed in the mother country; where, in every season it is present in th; et crop to greater or less extent. .our more highly favored climate, bho? ver, the coilditions assontial to its spread-very rarely occur. ]ine dry weather for a month or six weeks before harvest would here be a total preventive of rust, which requires for it...
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. KIAMA STEAM FLOUR MILLS. LIST OF PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Kiama Independent, and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 23 February 1864
C6TO1ERCIAEAICILLIG ENCE. ·I:LaLa STIL4 1 FLO" MILLS. LIST OFr vRICE S. Superfine silk-drssee lour, per ton 18 0 0 Do:,' t0 bs.....t..... i0 19 0 ; ire-dress'ed, ler fon .. ..p?.r t17. 0. 0 Se .d perti. 5lýs" " 0 18 0 .?eo,'ir;l?' 1 . . ; ..?.. :'.. ; .".... :15`10. :.0 e Do, pot i lbs .:... ... ........ 016 0 " tul'luhino-drot?ed Sluize Flour, do 0O 12 0 " 'ulslic'l alzo 'pcr ush bl .. :: . 0 4 , 6 -: r iai'i ? .1iard,'ditto -..":".......:0 : 0:' '' wlie:,?t ad l aize pritrhased for ciash, or takc~l"i i u'?haibig for flour, or grist grind ing., s? P .isAir SONS. Feb. "' 1861: