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SOUTHERN RIFLE ASSOCIATION. ANNUAL MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 October 1866

SOUTHERN RIFLE ASSOCIATION. ANNUAL. MATCHES. We published in cur last issue the result Gf the '? first da; 's shooting at t?ie annual mcetinfr of the ] above Association, hcid at Wiliunca; and wen w subjoin the complete -Iet;.;ls of the firing, as supplied hy tiic Register's co- respondent : — The annual matches of the above A=siviatio-,i C^miEei:cefi on 'Ihuisday last (ISt:i) at WsHmpa. Tiie gr-und seLctcd was a pndu.ick ol Mr. 2. Williams, which has been u?eJ f--r a simii =r pun o-e i-;X!!- fo:!,;ei «cc«s:o.;s, r.-id w.-.* vt-ry £ui:.illc- from its psition ami aspect, iiiouprli, beitig a wheat crop on if, the iying-dWn pori;io:is were it-iif'ered ralli-;r j HrcomJortable. as tli« rain Imri mmlp it trr.iir *«. t q.,.1 1 dirty. The moniinir was ratlic-r threj:t»ninp, a.;d sSioirtTS fell ficqii'-nfJy up t:!l ah' ut two o'c'o;Jr. w'u™ -t elea:e-] o:t and a vt ry fice :;f:er»oi:n fol:o-vi-d. A considerable number of spectators were prisent, espt-ciaily oarui^ the latter jiart of the -l...

Publication Title: Southern Argus
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NORTHERN SETTLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 October 1866

NORTHERN SETTLEMENT. While South Australia is muddling her Northern Territory administration, Queensland is going vigo rously to work in building up a new community at Carpentaria. Respecting the settlement at Albert Biver, Gulf of Carpentaria, the correspondent of the Port Denison Times writes as follows : — I am afraid by this time you will he sadly annoyed at my long-continued silence, wlncu you have doubt less attributed to negligence ; hut when I iuform you that I have been suffering f : o.ti -t severe attack of 11 Gulf-fever,' I am sure you will forgive all past omissions. About this said 'Uuii'-itver :' I should like to make a few remarks. Within the last five months (official register) 31 9eaths have occurred in the Albert River township (properly speaking it is not Burketown) and vicinity. Now a number of loafers have gir.e «» the Flinders, end have increased this number to; ifahuljus amount, the last I heard was 75 — 'throe in a day,' &c., I &c. — that ' th...

Publication Title: Southern Argus
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NOTES AND SKETCHES IN THE SOUTH—No. II. SOUTHCOTE, THE RESIDENCE OF BUXTON FORBES LAURIE, ESQ., S.M. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 October 1866

NOTES AND SKETCHES IN THE SOUTH— No. II. SOUTHCOTE, THE RESIDENCE OF BUXTON FORBES LAURIE, Eeq , £,M Now, when winter is drawing to a close, and the bright sunshine of an Australian spring Is visiting us again, is an appropriate season for resuming' the .Notes and Sketches com menced in this journal abt-ut tlie end of last summer. Outdoor nature has, after all, com paratively few charms when a wintry south t easterly gale prevails, or when fogs, rains, and frost are in the ascendant. And if walks in vineyards are 10 ueanpreciaiea aca enjoyuu, they ought not to be taken when you may sink ancle deep in the sodden soil, and when the vines themselves are barren and insignifi cant in their appearance. Laudscnpe scenery, too, is an excellent thing in its way, hut if you would comprehend it in all its glory you must wait ' Until Aurora lbr-nrs her fair Fresh quilted colors through th^ air.' The South is rich in subjects for such de scriptive articles as this series is intended to embrace, ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 October 1866

Amusements. I A M A T E U K CONCERT *!. AT THE POKT ELLIOT Ag&JiMBLY ROOMS, (£malla combe's) . A CONCERT vf]}\ be buu\ at 1I18 above Foonis, on FRIDAY, November 23. Doors open at half- past seven; to commence at eight o'clock. BRIGHT MOOXLIGBT Tickets, 2s. each, to be had at all tlie principal Stores and Hotels in the District, and at the door. Medical. FBEE VACCINATION at 10 o'clock Morning at PORT ELLIOT. JAMES TODMAN, M D.t Government Vacciiiatnr, District of Po: t Elliot and Goolwa. Professional. JAMES MACGEOEGE. AfiCHITECT AND SURVEYOR, ?£*. 11, KlXG Wll.LlAM-STRFET, Al-ELMDE. S.T. J. BOXX4R, OLICITOR ami NOTARY PUBLIC STKATifALBYN. Miscellaneous Late Advertisements. On TUESDAY, Novoml-er 6, at 1 1 oclock. /CORNELIUS & STONE are favored wiih in \J structwns from W. A. E. West, Esq., to submit to public competiiririt at the Langfcorne's .Bridge Inn, on Tuesday, JWtmber 6, at 11 o'clock sharp — The whole of that Valuable Property situate on Mosguitc Creek, Lake A ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 October 1866

REDUCTION IN THE PRICE OF THE SOUTHERN ARGUS AXD RIVER MURRAY ADVERTISER. The Conductor of The Soutiurn Argus has much pleasure in announcing to Subscribers and the Public generally that on Saturday, the 30th June, on ?which day a new Quarter commenced, the price of that Journal per copy -was Reduced from 6d. to 4d., And the Subscription from Six Shillings per Quarter to Pour Shillings. In making this Reduction, which will bring The Southern Argus 'within the means of even a larger class of readers than have hitherto received it, the Conductor of the paper will relax no efforts that are calculated to maintain the character it lias already won, as SElw gf£t SjtmsiJaycr guutisltctt in goixih §Ui;itrnUa, uut of ^Wclaidc. The Conductor of The Southern Argus -will shortly Tisit personally every locality in tlie Southern Dis trict, in order to remedy whatever defects in the Correspondencies and Agencies of the paper have become apparent since its establishment. It is particularly requeste...

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COMMERCIAL. [By Electric Telegraph.] [From our own Correspondent.] Adelaide, Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 October 1866

COMMERCIAL. IBy Electric TVkgraph.j [From onr own Correspondent. | Adelaide, Friday Even ing. 'Wheat scarce at 4s. to 4s. 3d. F!oir— nod maid; nominal it £10 to £31. Jliai. dail at U. id.

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SHIPPING. VICTOR HARBOR SHIPPING. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 October 1866

SHIPPING. VICTOR HARBOR SHIPPING. ARRIVED. Thursday, October 18— Lord Nelson, barque, 237 tons, Jeffery, master, from Wallaroo. Cargo — Original cargo for Melbourne. Same day — Culooa, s' earner, 52 ton?, A. Sunman, master, trom Goolwa. 11. Alien, ageni. Saturday, October 20— GtM, cutter, 51 ton?, E. Letbaby, master, from Port Adelaide. -£. S. Kead, agent. Cargo — 20 pkg-s. E. Harkins; 16 do. J. Bowley ; 3 do, Packer; 12 do. Tapson and Niesch.: ; 14do, E.Dutton; 14 do, I-. T. Jones ; 2 do, J. Varcoe ; €6 do, J. Born; 5 da, J. Allen ; i tio, Trcsloce ; 10 do, Richards ; 49 do, A. Graham : 2 do, Barker and Co. - 1 do, J. Sykes ; 53 do, T. G ode ; 20 do, F. C. Oreayer; 6 do* G. Eaton; 1 do, T. Jio.c; : lido. A. F. Rich; 47 do, Gordon and Smith ; \55-io. Hanus; 6 do, G. Misaen; 4 do. Aeraman and O-. ; 3 d&, J. T a-JI . n J« Tf U~.l.«~..- . !*-.'» .1 ~ T 1^ l-~i.... ? 1.... Same day — Lettv, schojner, 172 tons, Csrabate, master, from Port Adela'do. In ballast. Suuday, October 2i—...

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INAUGURATION OF THE MELBOURNE EXHIBITION OF 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 November 1866

INAUGURATION OF THE MEL BOURNE EXHIBITION OF I860. The following is the first detailed ; account published in. Adelaide of the ceremony of opening the Melbourne Exhibition, the Adver tiser's correspondent baring put his parcel on board ibe steamer just as she was leaving the -wharf on the opening day. Melbourne, October 24. The opening ceremonial took place at noon to-day, as pre-arranged, and in accordance with the public programme. The unfavorable ?weather of the past day or two, coupled with the prognostications of an intolerable crush, which has been in everybody's iuouth, and ?which were confirmed by the action of the Commissioners in suspending the issue of the tickets on Monday, and more particularly the showers which commenced at 10 this morning, have had the effect of greatly lessening the mustering of ladies. A very targe nnmher Gf the season tickets which have been issued to ladies were not represented. The attendance was neve1 theless in excess of the accomodation. eo fa...

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EXTRAORDINARY PHENOMENON. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 November 1866

EXTRAORDINARY PHhNuMtNON. Tbe following singular statement aprears in tlip. Seoieh papers:; — For the last three months or so Mr. Blvih, mv ing enpineer, has been eurptarcdV on behalf of Mr. DFxon, Govan Colliery, prosecuting s bore in search. of ironstone on the estate of Sir William Stirling-Maxwell, of Pollok. The exsfcr posi tion where the work is being carried' do* is~ut a TlP-M ui au augu; ui iuc ruutt leading to Pollokghawe, by Hagbooee farm-steading and Hagga Castle, and about midway between these two places. For the last wefik it bas been known to the workmen that gas or fire damp has been escaping from the. bore, and s few days 8£0 tbey had to extinguish an incon siderable jet of it which had been acci dentally ignited. However,, on Tlmrnday morning, about erght o'clock, a more serious occurrence of the same nature took place. It appears that one of the borers sat dbwa on- a tool chest situated: about forty feet from tlie bore, and proceeded to light his pipe. Tl»at consid...

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MOUNT BARKER. MONDAY, OCTOBER 29. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 November 1866

MOUNT BARKER, Mosdat, October 29. Present — Messrs'. Bell (Chairman), Paltridge, j Wedd, and Hannaford. j Mr. Hall was requested to purchase road west of i Section 2S95. Resolved that no Councillor do exp.-nd more than £2. and thRt not unless in «? cose of emergency. The day men 10 be till discharged on Saturday nex', except Jonns and Pa\ton. The Clerk was instructed to give notice to rate defaulters. Mr. J. Pearce applied for some culverts to be made on Mount road. Deferred. Payments, £39 8s. ; cheques for wages, £32 7s. 63. State of tiie Cocstev aboot Boctike. — The late rains have had the most beneficial t-ffect on the ccuntrv, thf feed being most abundant, and from all the information I can gather the lambing has been of a most nnpreoedrnved character. The shearing is gen'ral over this district, indeed r-n one 6tat?ou, that of Mr. J.-seplisen, is cmplctcd, and the wool already on the road to Sydney. This expedition in getting the wool away, in thi~ instance a* Irast, arises fro....

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RAPID BAY. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 November 1866

RAPID BAY. Saturday. October 20. Present — Councillors McKenaie ( Chairman ), Christie, Taylor, and Col'. Mrs. Leverington applied for further t'me for opening road as applied for by Mr. Shrives. Deferred j for the consideration of a full Council. ? Letter received from Mr Randall respecting fencing I Fprinsr at Second Valley. The Clerk was directed to anplv to Mr Radgen to survey tbe reserve at Second Valley, according to diagram received from Govern ment. Tenders to be invited for work through Section No. 1468; for ford at Pool's Flat, and for cutting on road fiom Pool's Flat to jetty. Mr. Harness reported some repairs were needed on Machine. HiSl-road. To be inspected Receipts, £21 53. 103. ; payments, £20.

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YANKALILLA. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 November 1866

YANKALILLA. Satcbday, October 20. iresent — aii tne memners. Mr A. A-ndersoti applied for two crossirga to be j made on the road leading past his place. To be I inspected. j Memorial read, requpsting repairs to road between j Dairy Flat and Dry Creek. Deferred until in funds, j Mr Mitchell reported culvert let to Mr R. Stone on Dairy Flat-road completed ; also, of having let to Mr A. Sampson filling ruts with debris ou road past Mr Sampson's to top of hill for £10. Mrror ra/utivflii frnm Aft* K+swiji +/\ iirt **o««T* a sin Dairy Flat-road. Not accepted. Letter read from Crown Lands Office. Clerk to supply the required information. Letter read from Central Road Board relative to proposed works at and near Day's Hill. Leave Granted to Mr Harvey to fence Across and enclose ab-iut 3 chains of useless road between Sec- ' tions 313 and 315. Agreement made with Mr W. Barrett to purchase from him proposed new road through Section 1023 in place of giving in exchange road intersect!) g Sectio...

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IRON ROADS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 November 1866

IRON ROADS. | The movement in favor of tramways is day j by day becomijig1 more general and more j determined. Both in and out of Parliament (be Governjneist are called on by petition or by resolution to open up the country and i^ive ! the fanner and the miner reasonable facilities for bringing his produce to the seaboard. This agitation is not likely to subside till the i desired object is attained : and it is probable i that we are on the eve of great changes in our system of internal communication — that by the policy that will be pursued hereafter j our resources vriil be developed to a degree j we can scarcely estimate — that mining, agri- j culture, and other interests will receive an ? immense impetus — and that sources of wealth : novr lying waste will be opened up to the benefit of the community and the advancement of the colony. The importance of good highways cannot be over estimated — they are essential to the prosperity of a nation. It has been said that wherever Englis...

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DISTRICT COUNCILS. STRATHALBYN. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 November 1866

DISTRICT COUNCILS. STRATHALBYN. Frotay, October 26. Present — All the members except Mr Matbeson. Lefcre received from Kondoparinga District Council and from Central Road Board. Chairman to wait on Mr TtanUine, M.P., in refer ence to tbe £150 which the Central Road Board sug gested tbe Council should apply to Parliament for. Mr J. Phillips tend' nd liis 'resignation as Pound keeper, and Mr O. Mlway was appointed Pound keeper from the 1st proximo. Mr Hooper to inspect and report on road at back cf Mr G. Graham's. Council to examine LimeBtone Hill-tou in order to getting it cleared. Tenders to be called for clearing road from Butcher's Corner to Rcckbottom; also, for building dry stone waits at the new bridge at New Hamburg. Mr Ciose to get eome repairs done on old Maccles field road. Mr. B. Kutt sent in a new plan and specificition {or proposed bridge on north ?ide of the town-lip. C-uncil deferrcl the mat:er to next meeting. Memorial to Central Hoad Board received in refer ence to d...

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TRAMWAY EXTENSION. [COMMUNICATED.] [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 November 1866

TRAMWAY EXTENSION. [COMMCSCATEP. j In a locality which has demonstrated the success of the ' minor ' railwav ; which has proved its reproductive capacity: which has sent forth, in consequence, diverging lines multiplying these advantages of locomotion — deprived of which trade, commerce, agriculture, and our mines droop and become exhaustive, while social intercourse is checked and dies out — it will not be wondered at that ihp Hon. Sir. Bakrow's proposal of & resolu tion, intimating distinctly the opinion of Par liament that ihe time has arrived when, in lieu of maeadamization, we must adopt the less costly, but more durable, and beneficial Evstem of tramroads should awaken a btrong interest amongst us. Our first consideration as a colony should be main locomotive lines, connecting growinsr nations by grand main lines of railway of a common guage ; thus opening for our agricul tural districts, our goid-iields, T-ur pastoral settlements, and our mineral produce, their direct...

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TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOUTHERN ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 November 1866

TO THE E1HTOR OF TUE 6OCTUERS AKSUS. Nir — J lie lion. Ii. 15. 1. Mrangwavs seems at '.(instil fully and fairly deterinii.-ed to 'take the bull !iv the horns' — a some.wliat porilnus experiment if understood literally, but I take it to be a slightly figurative mod*; of expres sion for the process called, in colonial parlance, ' h- '-ad -roping' the animal. John Hull po? ^esses considerable muscular power iind stoadi lit . O ell. 'TtVTi' t*ll~-'41 III VUV* J « ??*?.? \. \»-« V-*-A (UIU \j\ '11'' trolled ; and if Mr. StranswRys can succeed in pu:tin;r die yoke on his neck, and has the ? skill to drive him, I have no doubt he will be a pood worker, albeit rather slow when in joke ; th.-ugh he was a great deal too ' fast' when running wi'd and tUHoiviu^ the leader of the herd known as 'Kin/ Hudson,' who went blindly and furi-msly, ' like a mad bull,' and plaved the very i-evil ; !»e and liis herd, however, were swid by manv persons; to have '?ecu after ail only 'sings' at:J nut go-nu.ne...

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LATEST TELEGRAMS. ADELAIDE. Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 November 1866

LATEST TELEGrRAMS. ADELAIDE. jBy Electric Telegraph.] [From our own Correspondent.] Friday Evening. In the Legislaiive Council Captain Bagot's motion for guaranteeing to individuals or com panies undertaking the construction of railways or tramways in the province a moderate rate of interest on the cost of such works, after being so modified by an amendment of Mr. 'Barrow's a3 to be practically without meaning, was carried. - — -i In the Assembly the Murray Customs Bill passed through Committee. The Bill abolishing Tolls on the Port Road was thrown out in its third reading. The Police Commission have sent in their report, which is very severe. Inspector Peterswald has resigned ? for private reasons, j Major Warburton has returned At the Municipal election meeting on Thursday evening the ratepayers were nearly unanimous in favor of Mr. Fuller as Mayor. The proceedings were most disgraceful. Raphael and Pulsford were present. There was about 200 present.

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CORRESPONDENCE. OUR RAILWAY PROGRESS—No. 5. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 November 1866

CORRESPOXDEXCE. OUR RAILWAY PROGRESS —No. 5. Mr P'ranpways to move -'That an adr!re-s b1 presented o JUs Excelle':c-y the -i(.verno.-i'-Chie-, praying His Kxcclii-ncy to recommend this Hous:- to m-:ke |.r vision by Bill for she construction 'fan iron r-.;'.d from the present railway to near Mount Kei-ia;kalile. with liranehis werf rojuirnd ; the rail used » !-e 351b--. io th- yard, and the guage nat to exceed 3 leel 6 inches.'

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NEW ZEALAND. Adelaide, Friday evening. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 November 1866

? o ? NEW ZEALAND. [Fram our Adelaide correspondent.] Adelaide, Friday evening. We have later news from New Zealand. There has been more fighting at Hawk's Bay, ihe Maories being defeated with great slaughter. A 11 in the pah were either killed or taken prisoners.

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MEADOWS—MEETING OF RATEPAYERS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 November 1866

MEADOWS— MEETING OP RATE PAYERS. The ratepayers of the Kondopnringa D'strict held a meeting, on Saturday, October 2Z, at the Meadows Inn, to consider the conduct of the District Council in adopting- a shilling rate without having first ob tained tne assent of the ratepayers. The meeting was an influential one, although the attendance was not large; Captain Dasbwood, S.M., occupied the cLair. The first resolution was moved by Mr. J. T. !?cotvx, and was to the follawing effect : — i nuL ci;o auopiing oy tue iJisirct vjouncu or Kondoparinga of a shining rate without calling a meeting of the ratepayers is not in accordance tvirh the usual practice, is contrary to the spirit of the District Councils Act, and calculated to deprive the Couucil of the confidence of *he ratepayers.' The mover commented on the discourteous conduct or the Council in departing from the usual course on tiiis oecasi -n. He b-'lieved few olijscted to the shilling rate, but they feh annoyed that the rate had been i...

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