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BAROSSA EAST. FRIDAY, AUGUST 6. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 14 August 1858
BAROSSA EAST. FRIDAY, AUGUST e. Present-All the members, except Messrs. Mcintyre and Barritt. The Clerk's three months' salary, to the end of July, amounting to 10/., was paid by cheque. Ordered, that a meeting of ratepayers be advertised, for ~»e purpose of adopting a rate, and that the half-yearly balance-sheet be prepared to lay before such meeting. TUESDAY, AUGUST 3. Meeting of Justices, to hear appeals, and confirm assess- ment. Present-Messrs. Jas. Gilbert, J.P., and John Sandlaw, J.P. Mr. Barritt appealed to have his name removed from the assessment book, in respect of a stone house and part section 3070, valued at .?37 10s. ; he stated that he was now m course of removing his effects, his term for the premises having ex Sired some days previous, and as he would derive no further enefit from the place, did not think the rate should fall upon him, considered that the name of the landlord should be substituted : The Justices were of opinion that inasmuch as the person so substi...
WILLUNGA. MONDAY, AUGUST 9. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 14 August 1858
WILLUNGA. MONDAY, AUGUST 9. Presents-Messrs. Kell, Brown, Bolitho, Logan, and Atkinson. The Clerk reported balance in Bank 105/. 2s. 7d. The Poundkeeper's monthly return was examined and approved of. The Chairman read a letter from Central Road Board, stating that the deviation over Willunga Hill had been sub- mitted for His Excellency the Governor's confirmation. Tenders for repairs at Atkinson's Bridge were ordered to be iuvited. Cheques to the amonnt of 8/. 4s. were drawn for work on the roael. Mr. Brown and Mr. Bolitho were requested to meet Mr. Griggs on Thursday next to examine the deviation through his land. Mr. Bolitho was empowered to employ a man at Hewitt's Swamp for a few days. Adjourned.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 14 August 1858
Mr. BABBAGE'S DESPATCHES.-The paragraph in yesterday's Advertiser (stating that the proof of Mr. Babbage's despatches arrived from the Register office too late for insertion in the coun- try edition of the Chronicle) was inserted by mistake. It was written for the country Chronicle only. We received the proof in good time for the Advertiser, had we wished to publish the despatch in yesterday's impression of that paper.
OUR EN[?] MAILS. To the Editor of the ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 14 August 1858
OUR EjSrm.i.oJ: MATLS. To the Editor of the AD VE cTiáEt. an--l'msisa subject that every comm T ial mai in the colony has a deep interest in; and as I fin 11 me ii very often of much more value tam money, we cniot too soon seek to save the one and gun t io otae-. Fjr a few months back, we have had tee opportun ty of writing for the English mail up to the da/ ate- tin usual mail had closed. Tais month, howe o1- both tie steamers start off on the same ela 7, so lea ing us w.t ouï the chance of writing home for another notit \ Could not the Admella have been detained till Satur- day afternoon, for addition il m lils ; t i*y t nn w u 1 oa in plenty of time for the ov-erlonl mai tint c'os^ ia Melboarne on Monday evening, and s/vis at diyb-"e\"ï on Tuesday morning. Th s could easily be aec mSl sh*d as the Admella has made the passage m two day* aal under. Had this suggest'on been adopted, we wou'd h ve had an opportunity of forwarding by her 01 Sa ur 1 ty, 1 it3r adv.ces for home, after w...
GARDNERS INSOLVENCY. To the Editer of the ADVERTISER. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 14 August 1858
GARDNERS INSOLVENCY. To the E liter of the ADVEBÍÍ3I:B. Sir-It was with no little sarina J / tYs day read a letter in your journal signal "Gdorp ?. Gardner." I cannot help thinking it woild have been more to the credit of the writer had he re- mained silent till his conduct hal afforded Sieae better guarantee of deserving from hÏ3 f/.low.eo'.miits the esteem which he would attempt to ^ain b/ impu ieni and unscrupulous assertions. I am perfectly willing that my statements in reference to lis g vatlema a, whs profeîses to bo so jealous of his fair fame and rep ¡tation, should be fully tested, feeling fully aa3-rel tilt t io result will be much more satisfactory (o me t na an investigation of Mr. Gardener's assert om a-:d con i vit can possibly be to hi nf elf o? probably Booie of h.s friends. At all events, if Mr. Gardner be the extre nely e J i nab a character which he representt himself, he ha-, been ex- ceedingly unfortunvte in the impressioi w i;h heirs created upon those upon who...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 14 August 1858
¡ WE arc so deluged with heavy reports, long despatches, and letters and lectures to be mea- sured by the yard, that we are compelled, nolens volens, to abbreviate or altogether omit. As we i do not wish to adopt the latter, we select the 1 former alternative, and the first document we ; shall submit to the condensing process, is the Í report and journal of Mr. Babbage. I Mr. Babbage addresses the Commissioner of Crown Lands on the 27th of July, from his Camp at Elizabeth Creek-having, with one companion, penetrated as far as 30 deg. 45 min. | south lat., and 135 deg. 41 min. east long. Mr. Babbage's last excursion was through thick scrub, and along the shores of salt lakes, the winding mazes of which rendered advance almost impossible. A *' chain of lakes" run along east- ward of the Great Salt Lake, which covers an area of about 450 square miles, the greater part of which is covered with water. In some parts, the shores are covered with salt-at other places they are quite red. Lak...
SHIP MAILS [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 14 August 1858
SHIP MAILS The following is the official list of mails to be dispatched on he dates undermentioned : General Post Office, Adelaide, August. 14 185s. Mails will be dispatched as under : fTFor Western Australia, by the Firefly, this day, Saturday, August li, at 12. For Port Lincoln, by the JIarion (steamer) to Port Lincoln and Port Augusta, this day, Saturday, August 14, at 12.
NAIRNE. MONDAY, AUGUST 9. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 14 August 1858
NAIRNE. 3'ONDAY, AUGUST 9. Present-Messrs. Bee (in the chair), Kain, Hillman, and Thomas. , The Clerk reported cash in hand 35Í. iss. 9d., and in Bank 211/. 6s. lid. Moved bv Mr. Hillman, and seconded by Mr. Thomas, that in future all applications for depasturing cattle must be made lu writing before the Council previous to their being granted. Letter read from Mr. Henry Jackson, acoepting of the Council's offer as .ranger, on the terms named m their letter to him. A deputation consisting of the following gentlemen, viz. : Messrs. Thomas Hair, J. Inglis, William Inglis, Thomas Smith, Thomas Arthur, and William Edwards, requested the Council to pass a bye-law to remove the sheep from the District of Nairne. The Council agreed to revise their bye-laws relating to depasturing licences, and to add a clause as requested by the deputation. Several timber-licences were granted. Returns by Mr. Henry Jackson for slaughtering cattle were received. The following items were ordered to be paid :...
CLARE. MONDAY, AUGUST 9. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 14 August 1858
CLARE. MONDAY, AUGUST 9. Present-All the members. i The Clerk was directed to call for tenders for the repairs of the three fords in the Armagh district. The Chairman, with Messrs. Brady and Sokolousky will meet the ratepayers at Julling-hill, on Saturday next, at &nbsp; noon, to see what repairs are required there. &nbsp; Dr. Webb was appointed to attend on the destitute poor in the District of Clare. The Clerk to write to the Council of Upper Wakefield on the same. A deputation waited on the Council with reference to a road which is closed by Dr. Webb, on Section 41, Clare. Dr. &nbsp; Webb denies that there is a road through Section 41, and the Clerk was requested to write to the Surveyor-General on the subject. Mr. Dugan called the attention of the Council to a bad ford on the Burra road ; to be also inspected on Saturday next
No title [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 14 August 1858
G-ABDEXING OPERATIONS.-With a view to ¡ afford as miu>h practical information as possible j to the readers of the Advertiser and Chronicle, we have made arrangements with an experienced ¡ gardener and nurseryman to supply us with a ' weekly calendar of gardening operations, the first specimen of which appears in our present j number. It is not intended to be elaborate or ' scientific, but is compiled with a view to afford ' useful information to those who are endeavouring to realise in South Australia that luxury so greatly cherished at home-a fruit, flower, and vegetable garden. We shall be happy to serve as the medium of intercommunication between our readers and the conductor of the calendar, if persons wishing for information will forward their queries to this office.
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 14 August 1858
PUBLIC NOTICES. SHIPS' PAPERS.-Conininnelers of vessels arc informed that a copy of the Advertiser is forwarded through the Post-Oflice to all vessels in harbour; and are solicited to furnish our shipping reporter (Mr. E. J. Eyre) with any late papers or other important intelligence tiley may have for the Press. PORT ADELAIDE.-We have opened an Office at Port Ade- laide, adjacent to Mr. Boykett's, Divctt-street, where commu- nications and advertisements may be left. We beg to inform our Port readers that we have engaged a runner to'deliver the papers every morning, immediately on arrival : and should be glad, in the event of any irregularity occurring, to be informed of the same To DISTRICT AND MAGISTRATES' CLERKS.-Minutes of proceedings at District Council Meetings, and notes of lex:«.! transactions are respectfully invited by the Editor, who takes this oppurtunity of thanking numerous Magistrates and Dis- trict Clerks, from whom he lins received communications. To COUNTRY ADVERTIS...
LABOUR MARKET[?] [From Hunt's Labour Office.] [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 14 August 1858
LABOUR MARKET, [From Hunt's Labour Office.] Per Annum with Board and Lodsring Domestic and Dairy Sen ants Female. Housekeepers, £25 to £30 Good Cooks, £25 to £30 Housema ds, £20 to £25 Lmndresses £23 to £26 Kitchenm ud-, £20 to £23 Upper Nurses, £20 to £26 Aurses £io to £20 Nurse Girls, £7 to £15 General Servants, £20 to £26 Dairy maid«, £20 to £23 Barmaids, £40 to £52 Waitresses. £30 to £40 Domestic and Farm Servants Male. Married Couple«, £32 to £60 Ploughmen, (single) £40 to £52 General Labourers, £40 to £52 Gardeners, £52 to £60 Bullock Drivers for Farms, Men, £40 to £52 Ditto, Boys, £14 to £25 Bullock Drivers for Roads, Men, £52 to £60 Ditto, Bov s, £25 to £30 Boy s to tad Cattle, £10 to £15 Per week, with the usual Rations Shepherds (according to dis- tance) 12s to 15s Hutkecpers, ditto, 10s to 12s Bush Carpenters, 25s to 30s Fencer«, 25s to 30s Cooks, 20s to 25s Groom«, 20s to 25« Ostlers, 15s to 20s Per Week, with Board and Lodging-Tradesmen, Butchers, 30s to 42s Bakers, JOH...
RATES OF EXCHANGE. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 14 August 1858
RATES OF EXCHANGE. I At three days' sight, at l per « cent, premium The following are the rates of excluuige at present adopted by the local Banks of this colony : The SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BANKING COMPANY, the BANK OF AUSTRALASIA, and the UNION BANK OF AUSTRALIA, \delaide .«sue drafts on London at sixty davs' sight at 2 per cent premium. Buy bills on London at sixty davs' sight at par. Issue drafts on 5 fSy dney "3 j Bathurst 6 &lt; Goulcoura -x ! Maitland ^ \.MoretonBay à ^Melbourne .C Geelong Shortland ¡3 Port Fairy " V Belfast tí a ) Hobart Town ^ ^Launceston Ja (Auckland J-f ^Wellington fcJJLyttelton Buy Bills on o /"Sydney "3 i Bathurst ¡S &lt; Goulbourn crj j Maitland Ü \. Moreton Bay , "Melbourne .E Geelong .2-; Portland .Sa I Port Fairy > I Belfast tí"2 (HobartTown >¿o 1 Launceston > s (Auckland S.2 -(Wellington Ä g ÍLyttelton August 10. 1858. 1 At fifteen days' sight, at l per &lt; cent, discf'int. 1 At fifteen days' sight, at 2 per l cent, disc...
PORT GAWLER. MONDAY, AUGUST 9. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 14 August 1858
PORT GAWLER. MONDAY, AUGUST 9. Present-AU the members, except 3Ir. Easton, Received eight tenders for the rencinsr of one acre of the Cemetery ; that of James and Samuel Wilson was accepted for £20, to be completed by the 1st of October. Resolved, that James and Samuel Wilson be allowed £5 for fencing both sides of the embankment of the crossing to be put across the Salt Creek. 3Iessrs. Irish, Timby, and Dowdy, waited on the Council with reference to the private subscriptions towards the erec- tion of the bridge over the Gawler, between sections 7535 and 7536. The Clerk to look over the account, aud inform Mr. Irish. Resolved, that 3Ir. Timby be allowed at his own expense to cut a dyke along the fence of section 27, for the purpose of taking the water off. Resolved, that the Clerk write to the ratepayers whose rate is not paid, requesting them to pay the same, or proceedings will be taken against them. Resolved, that*4d. per head be charged on cattle impounded off the Crown lands of...
BURNSIDE. MONDAY, AUGUST 9. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 14 August 1858
BURNSIDE. MONDÂT, AUGUST 9. Present-AU the members except 3Ir. Townsend. Read, a letter from the Registrar-Gsneral, in reply to one from thi6 Council respecting the taking of roads under the new Property Act. 3Ir. Henderson attended and signed the agreement referred to at last meeting. Resolved, that the road called Henderson's-lane, Glen Osmond, be taken as a district road. The Clerk to take the necessary proceedings. 3Ir. Simeon Robinson attended with the Glen Osmond Pound-book, which was examined and passed. He paid in £3 8s. 9d. on account of sales, and 15s. trespass fees. He also tenelered his resignation as Poundkeeper, which was ac- cepted. 3Ir. Bonel applied for the office, and was accepted, on entering into the required recognizance, for which 2s. 6d. was charged and paid. Ordered, that the resignation and appointment be duly gazetted. The Surveyor's report was read and approved. Tcnelers for forming, &c, on Penfold's-road, were received from the following :-Robert ...
ALEXANDRINA. SATURDAY, AUGUST 7. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 14 August 1858
ALEXANDRINA. SATURDAY, AUGUST 7. Present-3Iessrs. Bowman (Chairman), 3IcDonald, Hutton, and Marshall Resolved, that depasturing licenses be issued tlu's day fort- night. The following tenders for the cutting on Toeld's Hill were j considered, viz. : Makin and Marsh, ¿-35 ; "W. Brooks, £30 -, J. Luscome, £40 ; J. Hose, £24 ; A, Matheson, .£24 10s. ; D. j Livingstone, £is 10s. ; T. Lloyd, £18. Tlie last tender was i accepted, the work to be finished by 1st October next. ! The Clerk was instructed to get the district map filled up. Only one tender for the assessment was received, that of N. Kemp for £15: accepted. Read a circular from the Association of District Chairmen relative to the making and maintenance of main-roads. Re- solved, that notwithstanding the meeting to which the circu- lar refers, is past, the following opinion be forwarded to the Chairman of the Association, viz, : that the duty of laying out I and constructing main roads devolves on the Government ; and that their ...
HIGHERCOMBE. MONDAY, AUGUST 9. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 14 August 1858
HIGHERCOMBE. MONDAY, AUGUST 9. Present-Messrs. C. Watson (Chairman), J. Goodall, and R. Smyth. Resolveel, that notice be given to all ratepayers that if their rates are not paid within 14 days, proceedings will be taken. Resolved, that the former roadmen be re-engaged at former rate of wages. The Clerk was instructed to get a quantity of stone placed on the bridge near Druminer. Mr. Mills applied for firewood on the district road. Granted, on the payment of 5s. Cheques were drawn as follows :-Mr. Gollop, for fencing, % 18s. 6d. ; petty cash, 51. Slaughtering and Poundkeeper's returns were read and approved. Adjourned to Monday, August 23, at at io am. instead of 2 p.m., on account of the opening of Teatree Gully cutting being fixed for that day. J fe
ENCOUNTER BAY. SATURDAY, AUGUST 7. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 14 August 1858
ENCOUNTER BAY. SATURDAY, AUGUST 7. Present-Messrs. B, W. Newland (Chairman), E. Robin- I son, J. M. Clark, and W. Nosworthy. The Committee appointed to consider the expediency of dividing the district Into wards, reported that it is desirable to divide the district into three wards, namely. Encounter Bay Ward Waitpinga Ward, and the Inman Ward, and the boun- daries, to be thus,--First, a line commencing on the tea beach, 60 chains west of the west boundary line of Section 191, Waitpinga, and running in a straight course to the south- east corner of Section 24, Inman. This line to form part of the west boundan- line of- Encounter Bay Ward, and east boundary of Waitpinga Ward. Secondly, a line from the south- east corner of Section 24, Inman, and running in a northerly direction by the west boundary line of Sections 400, 293, 294, 295, 289, 265, 270, 273, 359, and 278, Inman, to the north- west angle of said Section 278 ; thence by a north line until it reach the north boundary line o...
ANGASTON. SATURDAY, AUGUST 7. [Newspaper Article] — The South Australian Advertiser — 14 August 1858
ANGASTON. SATURDAY, AUGUST 7. iTesent-Messrs. Clark (Chairman), Pepperell, Shannon, i and Bielgway. Mr. J. Johnston applied to liave his assessment reduced. Refused. Mr. Strother appeared on the part of the Nuriootpa Bridge I Committee, and presented a requisition, addressed to the Council, of subscribers to the amount of 124?. 13s. Proposed and carried, that a professional man (as an engineer and surveyor) be engaged by the Chairman for the following purposes : To prepare a plan for closing the roads east of Sections 271 and 285, and opening a new road, one chain in width, along the eastern boundary of and in Sections 270 and 286. Also, to open a uew road through the north-eastern corner of Section No. 289. Also, to open a road through Sections 297, 308, and 307; also for closing the old roads between Sections 307 and 308, and 307 and 340. Also, to prepare plans and specifications for building a new bridge or repairing the old bridge, over the Gawler at Nuriootpa. Mr. Green waited ...