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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 24 November 1866
EVERY PEIZE CERTIFICATE OF MERIT has been awarded to the MESSRS. TUXFORD, IMPORTERS, North-terrace, paii*gg^^^S^fflBBBMMj|3y Adelaide, Since the formation of the South Australian Agricultural and Horticultural Society, for the Best and Laegest Collection op IMPLEMENTS AND MACHINERY, Exhibited by MESSRS. TUXFORD at the various Shows, including THE FEBRUARY AWARD OF THE PRESENT YEAR. Would further remsrk that their Stock of AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS and MACHINERY will continue to be found the MESSRS. TUXFORD again have the honor to announce that the Judges awarded ALL THE PRIZES onvred by the South Australian Agricultural Society to the COMBINED REAPING AND MOWING MACHINES, exhibited at work at the Society's Trial, held October 11, 1865, by the MESSRS. TUXFORD, SOLE IMPORTERS, NORTH TERRACE, ADELAIDE. March, 1866. Hotels, &c. COMMERCIAL HOTEL, STRATHALBYN. GEORGE DARBON (Late Commercial Traveller) Hating taken the above commodious Hotel, wishes to inform the residents of Stratha...
SHIPPING. VICTOR HARBOR SHIPPING. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 24 November 1866
SHIPPING. VICTOR HARBOR SHIPPING. ARRIVED. Thnrfday, November 22 — Ctnthia, schooner, 65 tons, llcatli, master, from Port Adelaide. General cargo. SAILED. Thursday. November 22 — Gblxaee, ecliooner, 151 tons, E. Jenkins, master, for Melbourne via Lacepede Bay. Passenger — Miss Ayliffe, in cabin. Same day — Gem, cutter, 52 tons, E. Letliaby, master, for Port Adelaide. Cargo — Wool, pollard, and bran. EXPORTS. Per GuiA-AKEfor Melbourne — 73 bales wool, T & T, 3 do skins. Goldsbowugb and Co. ; 77 bales wool, GELL, II White and C% MISCELLANEOUS. The GrLXAEE will call this trip at Lacepedc Bay to fill uji with wool, oa account of Messrs. Goids b3rough and Co., and Messrs. Cojiiagbam and Macredie, of Melbourne. GOOLWA SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. Wednesday, November 21 — Souter Johnny, cutter, T. Jones, master, from Milang. In ballast. SAILED. Monday, Jfovcnr-be3- 39 — Bcgan, steamer, William Randall, master, for Mannuin. In ballast. Tuesday, Norember 20- Qoees. steamer, Pickhills, master,...
LAUNCH OF THE G. V. BROOKE LIFEBOAT. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 December 1866
LAUNCH OF THE G. V. BROOKE LIFEBOAT. The lifeboat which was subscribed for by the friends and admirers of the late giftid G. V. Brooke, as a testimony of his worth, and an appropriate memorial of his untimely fate, was launched on Thursday, 20th Sep tember, at the dockyard of Messrs. Bewley and Webb, Northwall, Dublin. Although the weather was rather inclement, a large number of ladies and gentlemen attended to witness the interesting ceremony, among whom Mr. Granby and several members of the company of the Theatre Koyal, Mrs. Harris, the wife of the lessee, and Mrs. Brooke, the widow of the late actor. At half-past 2 o'clock, the com pany having assembled around the boat, ivbich was gaily dressed with flags, the proceedings were opened by Mr. Anson, President of the Dramatic College, who, in a short and ap propriate speech, described the construction of the boat, and .the circumstances which have led to her being placed on the Irish shores. He then called upon Mr. J. F. Maguire, M....
OLD BOGIES. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 December 1866
OLD liOGIES. [By Old Boomerang, in the Sydney MaiL] AOT long ago, I overheard a mother thus ad dress her little daughter, who had strayed from her side, and with childish curiosity was pee.rj Ing info an open doorway. ' Come hither, Minnie ! you ' little monkey ! Do you hear me, Miss ? Old Daddy Longlegs will catch you in a minute, if vou dou't mind what I eay to you. Here he comes ! My goodness ! he'll catch you !' The dread of Daddy Long legs had an immediate effect upon Minnie's short legs, and away she ran towards her mother, who seemed much pleased at the i manifest alarm of her oiikpriug, and at the success of her own silly expedient. I do not refer to that occurrence on account of its novelty, for unfortunately it is not un- | common to hear mothers call their children names, even loss complimentary than ' little j monkeys,' and to consign thtiin to powers mere j terribly real than ' Daddy Lon^log*.' I wish j to inuke a few remarks on the folly and dinner I of exacting obedie...
POETRY. BEAUTY. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 December 1866
POETRY. ? ^ BEAUTY. I peize not alone the cheek's rosy dye. The soft-veiling last, the bright beaming eye, Tht pearly teeth, or die sweet ruby lip, Parting, as eager lift/a promise to sip ; The noble exjtanse of llie brow of snow, The skin so transparent, tbe azure flow Of the graceful veins in rich tracery, Or tiic voice's entrancing and rich melody. Charming — enchanting — as all these may be, Oh, they arc not dearest to love or to me ! Nor the dark, smooth eyebrow's pencill'd line, Nor The lock's rich wave, nor the silky shine, Nor the delicate shape of the graceful head. Nor ihe fair, slight hand, uor the fairy tread Of the tiny, elastic, and glancing feet, 'Which this earth, like aerial visitants meet, Knr the exquisite form, wJn'.se speaking grace, Like harmony breathes, with the eloquent face. Lovely — enchanting— though ail ti:ese may be, No ! they are not dearest to love or to me I But the changing hue of the unschooled cheek, Which, true to the soul's deep emotions, will s...
NOARLUNGA. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 December 1866
NOARLUXGA. Mondat, November 26. Present -The Chairman (Mr. W. Oliver), and all the members. Mr. Wickham wrote, that some of his tenants were leaving their farms without paying their rates. The Clerk to take legal proceedings. Mr. \V. Martin applied for the use of Bellevua schoolroom for a lecture for school purposes. Permission granted. William Price's offer for making temporary dam, £7 10s., was accepted. Accounts passed for payment, £37 93. The Proposed Police-Station at Glesbues.— ? The Assembly has struck off the Estimates the sam put down for the erection of a Police-Statton at Glenburn, it being the general opinion that if such a building is required in the locality it should ba erected at Second Valley. We presume a vote for that purpose would now pass, if introduced, as a matter of course. Goolwa Congregational Chapel. — The anniver sary services in connection with this place of worship will be held to-morrow and Monday next. The Rev. J. Anderson, of Strathalbyn, will offici...
STRATHALBYN. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 December 1866
STRATHALBYN. Fkidat, November 23. Present — All the members. Par*Doherty to be informed that unless his contract with tiie Council be proceeded with within one week from date of notice that the Council will take steps to compel him. Application received from one of the district licensed teachers for a erant of £7 for prizes for scholars. Conncil could not entertain the matter at present. i-'ire and tbistJe notices to be issued and adver tised. Thistles to be destroyed forthwith. Ranger was instructed to visit all lands supposed to be infested with thistles, and then issue 21 days' special notices wherever he should find them growing. First instalment of grant-in-aii received, viz., £210 10s. Mr Close produced a new plan of proposed bridge on north side of township. Council to test foundations for same previous to next meeting. Receipts, £237 18s. 6i3. ; disbursements, £87 7s. 21.
PORT ELLIOT PRICES CURRENT. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 December 1866
PORT ELLIOT PKICES CURRENT. RETAIL. Flour, 27s. q? bag. Pollard, Is. 8 1. ^ basbel. Bran, Is. 3d. ^ hushcl. Bread, 3H the 2!b loaf. butcher's meat. Beef, 3d to 61 J'oik, 8d to lOd Mut:on, 4d to 5d Veal, 5d to 7d Lamb, 3s to 4s ^ quarter. UAIKV PRODUCE. Bacon.colonial is 2d to Is4d Hams, colonial, Is 41 to Do English, Is 6d Is 6d Butter, fresh. Is 4d Ducks, 6s ^ pair Eggs, Is ^ doz. Fowls, 3s to 3s 6d 39- pair Cheese, Colonial, Is 2d Milk, 6d per quart Do, English, 2s. VEGETABLES. Cabbages, 2d to 6d Onions, green, 2d ?& ''ch Cucumbers, 6d each PotatOi?, new, 2 1 3^ lb Carrot?, 3d 39- bunch Parsley, 3d ^ bunch. Leeks, 3d ^ bunch rsmT. Almonds, dried, Is Oranges, 2d to 3d (berries, Is 6d q^ lb Rhubarb, 6 J ^ Hi Gooseberries, green, 9d Strawbeiries, Is 33- S- ^ quart. Loquats, 6J Lemons, id to 3d
ENCOUNTER BAY. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 December 1866
ENCOUNTER BAY. Moxday, November 26. Present — All the members. Reports were made that Hancock and Foxwell's* contract was completed; F. Barratt's contract ap proaching completion; E. Barrali's, D. Evans*, 13. Pierce's, and J. Graham's, in progress. The latter not satisfactory, and in excels of time. An agreement was made with Mr Robert Nsttje to cut and fence lower cutting, new road, Section 225, for £10. A letter from Mr J. Jolly. Not read. Three tenders were received for 11 chains of road, Port Victor. The Clerk to compare quantity and price, and draw contract for lowest tender. Mr D. Graham reported he had agreed with Mr Parkinson to repair approaches, &c, to Inman Bridge, Section 259, also east bank of river ; he had also agreed with Mr Foxwell to fill ruts iii road near Section 283, for £2. Approved. Assessment to be considered at next meeting. Mr J. Henderson reported having gone over the hooks of the Conncil from its foundation. Found they had been carefully kept, and...
BUILDING MATERIALS. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 December 1866
BUILDING MATERIALS. UETAlIi. £ s. d. Dea's, 9X3 ? 0 0 8J 1 -o, sawn, extra each cut ... ... 0 0 i)i Do, 11 X 3, soiid ? 0 0 10| Do, do, sawn each cut ? 0 0 -f . Bittens, 7 X 3- solid ? 0 0 E* Do, do, eacU cut ? 0 0 0J Ceiar Board, per foot super ? 0 0 Si Flawing Boards, T& G. 6 X 1| ... 0 0 21 Striiicy Bark, 3X2, lid, ^ 100 ... 0 10 0 Do., 4 'x 2, $-10 J ...' ? 0 14 0 Do, 4 X 3 ? 0 17 0 Do, 6X1, lid ? 0 12 0 Zinc, ^p- cwt ' ? 2 10 0 Galvanized Iron, ^ cwr, ... 30s to 2 2 0 Jipoutir.g, hill iourid, ^ foot, 5i to 0 0 6 Do, Ov-, qj* fo..t ? 7J to 0 0 8 Lime ^- bushel at the kiln ? 0 0 10 Do, do delivered ? 0 10 Palings, 5 feet, Launceston ? 15 0 Do do, Hobirton ? 13 0 Laths, 3 feet, -$? 1,000 ? 110 Do, 3 feet 6 inches, do ? 14 0 Cement, Portland ? 1 15 0 Spates 24 X 12, ti* 1,000 ? 17 0 0 _ ? . : j POET ELLIOT, SATURDAY, 1st BEG.
DISTRICT COUNCILS. PORT ELLIOT AND GOOLWA. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 December 1866
DISTRICT COUNCILS. f OUT ELLIOT AND GOOLWA. Satokday, November 17. Present— Mes-ra fcunman (Chairman), B. Welch, F. Turner, E. Datton, and G. Mayfield. Surveyor reported completion of jetty extension on Hindmarsh Island, aud the Clerk was desired to communicate the circumstance to the Govern ment. The settlers interested in the Flagstaff nfll-road deviation to be asked to contribute in aid of costs. The Clerk to communicate with Mr Hargraves relative to moiety of cost incurred for catting oa road near north-west corner of fcection known as Ko» 143, Hindmarsh Valley. Clerk to prepare statement of outlay on public work's account m the various wards since 18G2. Letter from Mr Lowe received, advising th© Council that the pewer of opening the streets alleged to be closed in the township of Middleton lay with the complainant, Mr Ellis, and not the Council. Clerk to convey this opinion to Mr Ellis. Letters were read from Messrs Fuller and Byrne, protesting against the resolution of tbe Con...
THE OUTLET OF THE RIVERS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 December 1866
THE OUTLET OF THE RIVERS. There is something more to be said about the revived absurdity of extending the Kapunda Railway to the Murray. We have shown ia our last Greek's article that the existing 5S miles of rail from Kapunda to Port Adelaide is worked at a loss to the community of 3 .7 per cent, on the total cost of construction, and that even with that loss the goods charges are too high to enable anything like the generality of Northern farmers to use the line. And certainly it is a reasonable deduction that if this unsatisfactory position results from a line 58 miles in extent, its disadvantages will be proportionately increased, as regards the through traffic, especially when 1 18 miles have to ba constructed and worked instead of 58. But this is only one side of the question. Of course the object to be gained is the retention and development of the Murray and Darling trade, and the Legislature ought undoubtedly to concentrate their expenditure upon whichever route presents th...
NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 December 1866
NEW SOUTH WALES. A New Goldfield — The following' is an extract from a private letter received within the last few days, dated from Forbes' : — ' I hive a great piece of news to tell you. There has been a man over to Cooper's Creek with a_mob of caitJe, and he has found a reef, and gold in any amount. He was there at the place for about four hours, and he and his mate got eighteen hundred pounds worth of gold in that time, so if there is anythiug like trnth in what he s^ys it will be a go. He has gone to Victoria to fetch his wife aud family over, and he will be back in less than three months, and then he is going to take my iandlord with him to the place, and if he does I will not be far behind. He swears to it's being a fact.1' — Weekly Einjrire. A Narrow Escape. — On Sunday last a boy about nine or ten years of age was playing on the platform of the bridge over theMacquarieland by some means or other he fell through the scantling into the river, a height of about sixty feet. Seve...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. ADELAIDE. Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 December 1866
LATEST TELEGRAMS, ADELAIDE. J By Electbic Telegk&fh.I [From our own Correspondent.] Friday Evening. Mr. Justice Gwynne has postponed the trial of the Kerneys and the rest of the gang on all the charges to the February sittings on account of the excitement said to be caused by certain articles in the newspapers assuming the guilt of the prisoners. His Honor's re marks on the Adelaide papers were exceed ingly severe, especially so as to the Register. The Keturning Officer for the District of East Torrens declared Mr. D. Fisher's nomination papers informal, they not bearing the sanies of a seconder, but the Attorney General directed the officer to place Fisher's } name on the ballot-paper. Mr. Homersham is also a candidate for the seat. Intelligence has arrived of great floods in the north, the creeks being bank high. ? o ?
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 December 1866
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. The YncETABDS. — Reports from the vineyards, according to the Oeelor-g Advertiser, are highly satisfactory; and at this early season, thongh too soon to predict a fine crop, the appearance of tbe vines promises an over-abundance of grapes. The vignerons are sanguine in the success of their voca tion, and speak hopefully of the gradually changing taste of the public as evinced in the increased and increasing demand for Victorian wines. Pedestkias Feat. — The feat of walking X00 miles in twenty- four hours was successfully completed on Saturday afternoon at the Red House, Northcote. The pedestrian is the ' Tarrangower Novice,' and when he started, at half- past 5 o'clock on Friday afternoon, long odds were given that he would not perform the feat. However, he went away very well, and having walked the first twenty-five miles in four and a half hours, he tock a rest of an hour between- each remaining twenty-five miles. He corn completed the match, which wa...
[From the Adelaide Papers.] VICTORIA. Melbourne, November 23. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 December 1866
[From the Adelaide Papers.] VICTORIA. Melbourne, November 25. Bright Brothers have contracted to supply the Government with 7,512 toirs of pipes and castings for the Geelong 'Waterworks for £66,892. Two thousand pounds has been subscribed towards the erection of a new hospital. Shearing is almost over m liiverina. The wool crop is large and fine. The Murray is falling rapidly. The upper river steamers are making their last trips. An oxide of lead, giving 6& per cent., has been found in quantity at the Garrawang Copper Mine. It is expected that the Grand Duke Alexisv Alexondovitz'of Russia will visit the colonies. He leaves Russia after the marriage of his brother to the Princess Dagmar in .December. Three frigates under Admiral Pooget will wait him at Plymouth. The Woodland has arrived at Sydney with Californian advices to 22nd September. One vessel had sailed, and one was loading, for Sydney. Melbourne, November 24. Cleared — The Ballarat, for London,, with 2,333 bales of w...
THE RIVERINE DISTRICTS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 December 1866
THE R1VKRINE DISTRICTS. The Murray Fiver Commission-. — We (Melbourne Herald) understand that tbe commissioners appointed to enquire into tV.e best mode of improving tbe navi gation of the Murray and the -ither rivers of Riverina, will bring up a report in a few days. The principal recommendations will probably be that the snagging operations be continued, that the Murray be accu rately surveyed, and the various snags and shoals be laid down unon a chart far the benefit of steamboat captains; and finally that at leasr. one lock bs con structed with tbe view of ascertaining how far such a means of retaining the water in the river is practi cable. A LBCRr. — The navigation of the Murray, so far as Albury it? concerned, is now closed for the season. The Border Post, states that the water has fallen considerably of late, and there is no more snow to come down and no more heavy rain to be expected. The Victoiia got snagged last week coming up to Albury, and Lad to discharge her cargo on ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 December 1866
Books, Stationery, &e. OUDF.K your Periodicals and Newspapers at Howells Cheap liook Depot, No. 4, Bundle street. It is the best House ia the Trade in Adelaide. El-HOURXE POST AND AUSTRALIAN JOUK\AL._ Mr. P. C. GREAYER is ap pointed AGENT fr.r PORT ELLIOT. W. A. CAWTHORNE, Sole Agent, South Australia. Banking. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BANKING COMPANY. 'INCORPORATED by EOYAL CHARTER, 1847. SOETIIERX filtAXCIIES ? POKT VICTOlt, POKT ELLIOT, GOOLWA. J. HENDERSON, Acting-Manager. INTEREST allowed on Moneys Deposited at the foll'iwinjr rates : — Six per cent, per annum on Fixed Deposits for 12 months. Six per cent, pp.r annum on Fixed Deposits between six and twelve months, subject to 30 davs' notice of withdrawal. Five per cent, per annum on Fixed Deposits for six months. Four per cent, per annum on Fixed Deposits for three ninths. F-t sums lodged for shorter periods, rates may be ascertained on application at the Bank. _ For the South Auetrnlian Banking Company, THOS. D. SM EATON, Assi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 December 1866
fp%E SOUTHERN ARGUS ?*- And Strathalbyn, Wellington, Milane, Lang liorne's Creek, Woodchester, Mount Barker, Echnnga, Macclesfield, Bull's Creek, Clarendon, Noarlunga, Willunga, Aldinga, Selliek's Hill, Myponga, Nor manville, Yankalilla, Rapid Bar, Gape jervis, Inman Valley, Bald Hills, Hindmarsh Valley, Encounter Bay, Victor Harbor, Port Elliot, Middle ton, Currency Creek, Goolwa, and RIVER MURRAY ADVERTISER, a Weekly Journal of News, Politics, and Literature. Head Offices: FEEELING-STREET, PORT ELLIOT. Terms op Subscription (payable in advance') — x Per Quarter, 4s. ; per Six Months, 8s. ; per A1'''*', 16s. ; or per Single Copy, 4d. ^ ADVERTISING CHARGES. 43T Orders for Advertisements, Subscriptions, or Job Printing -will be received by any of the Local Agents, or at the Southern, Argus Offices, Freeling Btreer, Port Elliot The Scale of Charges for advertising in the Southern Argus is as follows: — For tbe first six lines ? 63. per line For every additional line ... 4d. ' tig' Whe...
COMMERCIAL. LATEST ADELAIDE MARKETS. [By Electric Telegraph.] [From our own Correspondent.] Adelaide, November 30. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 December 1866
COMMERCIAL. LATEST ADELAIDE MARKETS. [By Electric Telegraph.] [From our own Correspondent,] Adelaide, November 30. In business, as usual the week before the depar ture of the mail, matters have, if possible, been duller than ordinarily. Wheat is still looking up, and is quoted as saleable at 4s. 7i to 4s 81. Floar, £11 10s. to £!3. Bran, Is. 2d. to Is. 4d. Pollard, Is. 8d. to Is. 103. Hay, best wlaeaten, £3 15s. j good mixed, £3; good loose wheaten, £3; inferior loisado., £2 10s. Cape barley, 4s. to Cs. ; Euglish do., 4s. to 6s. 6d. English oats, 5s. to 6 s. 61. ; Cape do., 6s. Fat cattle, £6 17s. Calves, 17s. 6i. to 2Ss. Sheep, 13s. to 15s. Lambs, 8?. Beef, retailed, to 61.perlb.; mutton, do., 23. to 4d. per lb. In mining shares little has been done. Mr. Tidemanu sold last Friday Lyndo2h Valleys at £2 each, and Wheal Nitschkes at £40. He also sold 25 Adelaide Bank Shares at £2 12s.