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ANCIENT ORDER OF FORESTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 April 1866
ANCIENT ORDER OF FORESTERS. A new Court in conceesion wilh this body ?nras opened on Wednesday l»?t at the Victor Ilnrbor Hotel, Port Victor, and nam- d ' ^tar of the South.' After the buriness of :he initiation of members and opening- tbe Cjurt .was completed, tl;e me'nbers ;i«;jcuu;e-l t-o the lor.g iomn htlmv stairs, in which Host Wilkins hsd prepared a most excellent spread, eucIi as would bave dece credit to aiiy first-class iiotel in Adelaide. The chair was occ:ap:ed hv Dr. Todman : Mr V--.jin-irj}i, C.U , of Arciiers'''JJ..tne -V.r;rt, Wocd s:di. act::!-- as Vice to a ov:'!)*iiv nf'ai) ut 23. The Ci: i::m\s. r.ftr il;? u-s]=»I loyal Tr-asts, pro posed *? Tiie hi-nlt'i '!' His l-^^e'it-ey .S:r I-nm;nick D.iiy, wlio, l.e was sure, hail ihe interests of the South at heart. Mr SrAEus, of Court Homely Retreat, then favored the company with a comic finrg. The Yice-Chairmjlx j-ropored ' The health of the District Ofiieerry' and sjioke a.i to the piobable pros perity of tbe Court jas...
LATEST ADELAIDE NEWS. Friday, April 6, 7.15. p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 April 1866
LATEST ADELAIDE NEWS. j F5v Elf.ctric Telegraph.] [From our own Correspondent. 1 Fridav, April -5, 7.15. p.m. The Adelaide Corporation intend inviting the Mayors of the principal. cities of the other colonies to. the opening of the aew Town Hall. The case for the Crown in the Northern Territory Fnquiry was closed. A bevy of lawyers had returned to Ade laide from an excursion in the south. It was reported- that there was great excite ment at Strathalbyn about the site for the i terminus of the tramway, and that one man j had offered .£1,000 and another £2,000 if j tlie site was fixed in their locality. 10.15 p.m. The verdict at the inquest on an old woman who fell into the Torrens behind the Deslirute j Asylum was that the death occurred aeciden- j tally, and the verdict was also condemnatory ) of the management of the Destitute Asylum. COJ'MrnciAi.. Wheat — Buyers, Cs. Gd. ; sellers, Gs. Sd. Flour, £1G to £17. Hay, £G to £7 10s. Messrs. Dean, Laughton, & Co. sold a lot of go...
LATEST INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAMS. VICTORIA. Friday Evening, April 6. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 April 1866
LATEST INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAMS. VICTORIA. JFrom our ovrn Correspondent.] Fridav Evening, April G. Kjily the. jockey was so severely hurt in j il:e races on Tuesday that he is not expected ' to recover. i Jt is rumored that differences prevail In the Cabinet. The Chief Secretary wishes to compromise matters by separating the fann' from the gold duty, but Higinbotham will not yielu. Breadstuff? continue unsettled. TTolders of Fouth Australian wheat ask 7s. Chilian is quoted at Gs. Sales of Dufiield's flour have been made at £17 15s. in small lots ; Vic torian, £15 15s. Sales of oats at 5s. to 5s. 4^d., and of new maize at Gs. 3d. ; old, Gs. 5d. Two thousand bushels of Adelaide bran realized Is. 7d.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 April 1866
MARRIED. WARDLE—HUNTER—On the 22nd of March, by &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; licence, at St. Peter's Church, Normanville, by the Rev. E. K. Miller, Michael second son of Mr. M. Wardle, wheelwright, Port. Elliot, to Ellen, third daughter of Mr. P. L. Hunter, storekeeper, Silverton. &nbsp; DEATH. MULVANY—At Dusseldorf, Russia, on the 11th &nbsp; &nbsp; November, 1865, Mary, relict of the late Thomas J. Mulvany, Esq., R.H.A.., of Dublin, aged 86. This lady was eldest sister to the late Mrs. Kirby, and aunt to Mrs. Giles Strangways, of Hindmarsh Valley. A good, wife and affectionate mother. May she rest in peace. THE SOUTHERN ARGUS PORT ELLIOT, SATURDAY, APRIL, 7.
THE SOUTHERN POSTAL SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 April 1866
TIIE SOUTHERN POSTAL SERVICE. &nbsp; &nbsp; Of all the grievances under which the Southern &nbsp; District has suffered, patiently if not un- &nbsp; complainingly, we challenge the mention of &nbsp; &nbsp; one more glaringly absurd in its character, &nbsp; &nbsp; more injurious in its results, or more easily to &nbsp; &nbsp; be remedied withal, than the arrangements &nbsp; &nbsp; which prevail for the transmission of the &nbsp; Southern mails. The proposition may be very easily demonstrated. Twenty hours are oc- cupied in the transmission of letters from Adelaide to Port Elliot, and as eight hours would, under reasonably proper management, be amply sufficient for the purpose, that &nbsp; arrangement is in the highest degree absurd. Again, eight and sometimes nine days are occupied in carrying letters from the Southern ports to Wentworth, while the very much &nbsp; ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 April 1866
THE SOUTHERN ARGUS, !]J And PtratliaHiyn, Wcilii gton, I-Hlan-r, l-arg- ? home's ('reek, Wondcbester, Mrunt !Wker,Echunga, M«cclesfield, iltx'.l's Creek. Clarendon, NoaiJunga, ^ Villunga, Aldinp-a, Stlliek's IJiU, ilyponga, Xor- -2 manville. Yankalilla. lUnid Uav, Cape Jems, Inman Valley, Bald Hill?, Hindmareh Valley, I wi Encoatter Bay, Victor Harbor, 1'ort Elliot, Middle- I ton, Currency Creek, Goolwa, and j ltlVER MURRAY ADVEKTJ5EU, ! a Weekly Journal of News, Politics, and Literature, j ? i i IIeai- On- ices: \ FREELING-STREET, PORT ELLIOT. j Terms of ScnscmrxiON (payable in adysr.ee)— i Ter Quarter, Cs.; per Six Months, lls.; per Annum, ; £1 Is. ; or per Single Copy, fid. I ADVERTISING CHATJGKS. '-* The Scale of Charges for advertising in the '^ Southern Ar/jus is as follows: — ! g«. For the first six lines ? 01. per line j _ For every Additional line ... 4i '? ; -^ $g- WLi-re Woodcuts are used, or Advertisements | ^ ju* Oisplavcd in Fancy Types, in lieu of tlie above ^e rates,...
THE DANUBIAN PRINCIPALITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 14 April 1866
THE DANUBIAN PRINCIPALITIES. A sudden but bloodless revolution has taken placa in the. Bannb'nn Piinc;pa:it»e9. **» ?'l iKS-Jay nighr, February 22, wo !r-ar:i by telegram-* large body of troops invaded ilia psiace of JVinee i'«v.zi, nt Bucharest, t«fk liis kishness a aii=OKer, rn'l forced him to Hgn Irs a:-d-cain-n. Tni-' act w-s fallowed by the pr.'ela:Rot'oa of the C Uiit if Fi *:jcer.«, tho buther of the Kinq; of the Bi-Igiaiis, e* no-^j'OJar cf Koun%sn:a, with the un.inimcus c^iiFcrit cf the tvra Chamber?. The revolution was attended with hi ;:i.-turbanoc of public ord: r, ana appears to have beta received with general satVactiop.
RUSSIA. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 14 April 1866
RUSSIA. The lieutenant of the Emperor in Warsaw has promulgated, by order r;f his sovereign, n svri-js -«f provisional' decrees respecting the kingdom c,i Poland, the principal objects of which are sir follow: — ' The speedy an-.t complete restoration of n normal stctw'of things in Poland, t!r« gradtv-.l eupp»e=sinii -C the exceptional eystem ami w;.ii»atv government ?nstiiaicd in 1863. ai:d 1\\G tauncdiatc r«tstcblifb irent of the civil admi»iftrat''v£ r.sssh-.ritfcs in tho provinces of tiie kingdom, which ?nLl bs divided into -:'ght governments. rccGrdirfr to the ancient circuRi !-enp;i ??a of veivoilsljips. 'Ihe military cl:kfs will be maintained provisionally in tbeir several distiLi:?, but fliev wi'l be hincefuria Subordinated to tUe civil authorities.'
ROME. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 14 April 1866
HOME. Cardinal Anfonelli, in a circular despatch con cerning the consequences to the Holy See of the carrying out of the September Convention, declares that his Government had no share in the stipulations of that treaty, and will take no part in putting them into force. Their eff ct will be to surround Rome with 'an iron ring of revolution,' and to render the Pope helpless in the midst t,f e-emies. He declines to place faith in the honor of Italy, and but little in tbe protection of France. As for the employment of foreign Iroops, the state of the Roman treasury most pjae-o such a resource within very narrow bounds. The Cardinal ends by saying that if the Pope should fail to maintain order,' and avert evils from tho Chnrch, the responsibility of his failure will lie at the doors of those who have paralysed his ana.
FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 14 April 1866
FRANCE. The voung Prince Imperial has been appointed ' Honorary President' of the French department of the Paris Exhibition of 18G7. This circumstance is regarded as a proof that no reconciliation has been effected between the Emperov and Princo Napoleon.
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 14 April 1866
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. AMERICA. [From the Home News 1 We have intelligence f.'ora New Y.tIc to the 15th February. Eight members of the Yn ginian Legis lature waited the preceding day upon President Johnson, and presented a resolution from the Vir ginian Assembly, proclaiming the loyalty of the State, and endorsing die curse pursued by Mr. Johnson. The delegates addressed tha President, saying that Virginia would abide by tho results of the war, including the abolition of slavery and the recognition of the necessity for tho perpetuation of the Union. Towards frecdmeu the people of Vir ginia felt only kindness and sympathy. The Presi dent stood between the South ai;d danger, by defending the Constitution from violation or innova tion. The President responded, saying that mutual confidence and forbearance must be exercised, and that the psople of the S -uth were entitled to repre sentation whenever they sent loyal representatives ; only loyal men should exercise political power. He belie...
IMMIGRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 14 April 1866
IMMIGRATION. We alluded in our last issue to the absolute and undoubted necessity which exists for the extension of our system of national immigra tion, and that appropriately enough introduces the question of its general improvement. The very few and eccentric people who continue to urge ill-considered and illogical arguments against immigration constitute such an insig nificant minority in the colony that it would be a waste of tinse to combat the assertions they make with an obstinacy which hardens as their futility becomes every day more apparent. We might fairly point to the BakEOWS^ SOLOMONS, TOWSSESDS, BoCCATJTS, and Clakks of a few years back — who from being the platform apostles of ' no immi gration,' hare become the wannest advo cates of the expenditure of a portion of the land fund upon the introduction of labor to the colony — as remarkable instances of the change of public opinion en this ques tion. J3iit as ihe case stands argument is unnecessary. It is sufficient to ...
LATE INDIAN & CHINA TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 14 April 1866
LATE INDIAN & CHINA TELEGRAMS. The Bhootan question is settled, and the guns are delivered up. No improvement ir. AlTghaxristan. There is civil war in Muscat, 'i be Iinaum has been shot by bis son. Tl:e British squadron has been ordered into tbe Persian Oni?. Cabool is in possession of Sirdar Azeem Khan, on capitulation by Sirdar Ibrah.iia Kbaa. The Hon. Stewart Gordon died of cholera at Cdeulfa, March 8. K:ee, five cents lower.
POST OFFICE EXPEDITION. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 14 April 1866
POST OFFICE EXPEDITION. We have received a complaint from our Mount Barker agent respecting the postal delivery of the Southern Argus in that township. He states that the paper is never delivered there izntil three days after publication, and that last week his copies did not arrive until Wed nesday evening. This is a very serious impu tation upon the efficiency of the Post Office, and is calculated to inflict material injustice upon us, and disappointment, if not actual loss, upon our readers at Mount Barker. We shall seek an explanation from ihe authorities in Adelaide, and in the meantime we can only express our extreme regret that such iniqui tous delay should be possible. The Southern Argus is published at Port Elliot every Satur day inorniHg, and is posted for all distant places in time for ihe mails closing on the same day. Even under the wretchedly dila- I tory mail arrangements whicV exist now. the t delivery of the paper in Mount Barker ought never to be delayed beyond Mon...
LATE ENGLISH TELEGRAMS. London, March 20. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 14 April 1866
LATE ENGLISH TELEGRAMS. London, March 20. gir Charles Darling recalled. Arrived — Lightning, Roxburgh Castle. Wool auctions large. Sales ol Victorian at Id. to I iJ. dearer. Darling dismissed. A Select Committee has been appointed to enquire into the condition of Indian telegraphic communica tion. Tha Times published a rumor that the Queen wishes Lord Russeil to resign, but the rumor has since been contradicted. The relations of Austria and Prussia are very critical. The British Government have seized Spanish and Chilian iron-clada fitting out in London. Alarrting war rumors in Vienna. Russia reported to be arming. The Indo-Europeau force to be reduced by 5,000 men. Governor Eyio ^.unsenxs to be examii^i 'oeioie the Jairuicu Commissioners.
DISTRICT COUNCILS. ALEXANDRINA. SATURDAY, APRIL 7. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 14 April 1866
DISTfilCT COUNCILS. ALEXANDKINA. Saturday. -&pkil 7. Present— rAll the members. Two tenders were received for ramovtnjr the sand from tbe road near Mr. Pavy's*. From Mr. Th»s. Lloyd, at £2 per chain, and from Geo. Saddingto;;, at £1 8s. per chain. The latter tender was accepted. One tender was received from Messrs. Taylor wd Masson for metalline the sand hill near Mr. YtJland*? ; bat as it was considered too high, the Council resolved to let the work stand over for a time. No tenders were received for metalling the szjad near Mr. Carrutb's. The Clerk was instructed to summon all rato defaulters. Eeceipts, £18 18s. ^^j-
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. London, March 15. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 14 April 1866
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. London, March 15. Great excitement in Fncland about t lie lorgpro miscd new Reform Bi'sl. Its clause?, if passed, will give suffrage to uowards of -IQQ.CQQ addi ional voters, as follows : — For county franchise, qualifica tion, £1-4 occupation; borough, £7 rental; lodgers, £10. Mr. Lowe strongly opposes tiie Ui'A. It was staled that the go-ahead democracy Ibat Australia was rapidly drifting info was working greatly against her interests and credit at home. No successor yet appointed to fiil Prince de Couza's throne since his forced abdication at Bucharest. Mexican question still surn-unde.i with great : difficulties respecting the withdrawal vf Fieueh troops. Tbe Fenians had robbed Canadian Ranks, and intended making a raid 011 Bri.ish Columbia, Church Kate Abolition Bill passed by a majority j of 33. Trices at tha wool sales, which commenced March 1, fully maintained good rates. Buira copper, £99. Bank rate of discount, 6 per con*. President Johnson's poli...