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GREAT WESTERN STEEPLECHASE MEETING. From the "Hamilton Spectator." [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 24 May 1861
GREAT WESTERNN STEEPLECHASE MEETING. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; From the " Hamilton Spectator.' We reached Coleraine, which, we may briefly observe, appears to us to be nothiug more than a coal pit. Riches there. Sir ! When those extraordinary-looking hills, which appear so geologically tempting all around &nbsp; the focus of yesterday's sport, shall have been peeped into, we think we shall hear some ac- count that coals are reduced in price, or, as Mrs. Partington would express it, "fell." &nbsp; Arriving at Payne's, there was no mistake about there being something up. Hard up as &nbsp; we were for a thimblefull of refreshment, the cry of "they're off," sent us off too ; and after running across a paddock or two, listen- ing by the way to the c ommencement of a lecture by an interesting feminine upon the miseries of ''servin gals" generally, we &nbsp; found ourselves in time to witness the weigh- ing for the first event of the day. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 24 May 1861
MOUNT GAM BIER MONTHLY SALE. JAMES COCK 'ILL hold his usunl'&on lily Sale at hia Yards, Dear the B evrery, on Saturday, the 25th inst., at 2 p m" when he will offer for Sale- _ . Working Bullocks, with and without Dray ' . 0:ie Lafge Draught &lt;Horse, perfectly. quiet and Stnuneh One Sportsman Col', "Galloper," '? broken in to Saddle. A few young Unbroken Colts, and Fillies Two good Saddle Mares, broken in . One ot Howard's New patent S3 Swing" Ploughs t One Bullock Dray ' One Horse Cart A good Secondhand D >2 Carl. ' The Ahctiotieer also expects to Qffer some Mitking Cows and. Steers. _ - ' ' " ' ' - NOTICE; . SAMUEL LEET ILL Sell at Benaira, on Saturday First The Swag and Articles of John Sande ford, not Redeemed, in Cheap John Style. JOHN SWAN, f Bmaira. May 23rd, 1 SGI. 5p S xDDLER AND HARNESS MAKE 11 MOUNT GAMBIEE, R, J, HEINEMANN begs respect fully to inform his friends and numerous customers that he continues to keep, on hand a good assortment oJ Saddlery ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 24 May 1861
General Business. TB1HE «. BOJRDER WATCH" is published JL eveiry Friday morning:at 10 o'clock. : : SUBSCRIPTION "For' the quarter, paid in advance i . £0 8 0 - Tbrms OP Advertising:-^ . J?irsl 8 lines or inch of space \ . £0 3 0 Evkry;additional . . -0 0 2 ..,4 . Advertisements under 8Jinev ! > . 0 3 0 ^ .Discount on advertisements ordered ;; for13 months .. ... 25 per cent. Ditto for six pjrnths .« . . . 60 per cent# ; - Shipping advertisements;each; ... 0 4 0 Advertisements for Business Dir&lt;»c~ ; V t6ry, per annum. .. .. 1 0 0 % .Advertisements inserted over, the; leader are charged^ _ First 5~li'nes. .. .. ... 0 5 0 f Each; additional line.. ~ , ». 0 I 0 11 J lis requested that ad vertisements, to. secure (f tlieir insertion, be sent in as early as possible, and'at the latest not'later than 5 o'clock on c, Thursday evening! ^ Orders for the alteration or ^withdrawal of advertisements must be in writing, . and sent hi not later than 2 o'clock on the - N Wednesday, pt...
DREADFUL CASE OF POISONING OF FOUR CHILDREN AT MOSQUITO PLAINS. (From a Correspondent) [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 24 May 1861
DREADFUL CASE OF POISONING OF FOUR CHILDREN AT MOS- &nbsp; &nbsp; QUITO PLAINS. (From a Correspondent) At Mr.Adams Smith's station at Broad &nbsp; Meadows, a fearful case of poisoning occurred last week. It appears that the four children of a splitter named James Norris were sent out to play about the hut, after they had re- &nbsp; turned they all felt unwell in the evening, and &nbsp; continued so until Wednesday morning, when &nbsp; the youngest died. Dr. Gunning was imme- diately sent for, but notwithstanding the second child died the same day. On Thurs- &nbsp; day an inquest was held before J. Carter, Esq., J P., the Coroner. Dr. Gunning having per- formed the post mortem examination was called but could not in any way account for the &nbsp; death, and in consequence no decision was come to by the jury. The stomach of the child was sent sent to Adelaide for analization During the post mortem the third child died, an...
South Australia. (From the "Argus.") Adelaide, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 31 May 1861
South Australia. (From the "Argus.") Adelaide, Friday. No official intimation has been yet received as to any change in the present postal arrange menls here; > The Ministry were defeated to-day, and it is expected will resign. Saturday. Ministers mailed their supporters to meet them this morning, and have since; tendered their resignation to His Excellency .,' 1 he produce market, remains the same, at yesterday's prices. . We have had line r»ins. "" - Monday. Flour and wheat are very dull of sale. 'Ihere have b^en heavy nina throughout the colony since Saturday. ' Mining operations are limited. The cargo of Mauritius sugar was offered ' to>«day by auction, but not sold. Parliament meets to-marrow,- when it is expected that Mr. Reynolds will be entrus'ed 'with the formation of another ministry; The hon, the Speaker stated on Saturday last that he had waiied i por. His Excellency with the address of the House, agreed to on the motion of Mr. Qiyde for the production of certain p...
THE REAL PROPERTY BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 31 May 1861
THE REAL PROPERTY BILL. At last the Governmeut have yielded ', to ; the pressure upon them in reference to a jteal Properly Bill, and have promised to -introduce it next week. By a fortunate ; coincidence we learn /ruin South Australia that the Amendment Act passed by the Parliament of that colony has received Her Majesty's sanction. It will he remembered that fourteen of the Adelaide lawyers had memorialised the Home Government, set ting forth that lhe Acr\yas unconstitutional, and praying thai it might be referred to - the Law Officers of the Grown. .The Duke of . Newcastle treated this^document with nbsulute contempt. In his despatch he says, , ::,v. 1 have . not seen anything in that ijiemoa rial to call for the interference of the Crown in this case, and,1 have thrrefore submitted 1 the Act in question to the Queen, and it AviH.be Kfi to its operation. In addition to (his tve find that the South Australian Government ; had laid before Parliament a copy of Governor.Sir R. G. McD...
AGRICULTURE. (From the Economist.) [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 31 May 1861
. AGKICULTCJllE. (Fionj.tlie "Ei-onoini-t.) Cultivation l.v steam is .making- ;-very-. -satisfactory }>ro;ite^s in ivngUvud. Although only- four- \ra:ii. have p^s-ed siuct;. Mr. Fowler's fcter.m-cullivatur tii\st .appeared: onr the trial urouod of the Ruyal.Agricultural Socifty at (Miehiisfor i, in competition with the one invented by Mr. ^mi«ti of YVcoUun*, thsre are already a greut nuniher in ('pera-; lion in various parls of the kingdom. In the lust published part of the"Soeitly.'s jour in an article " On present ,-spvct ofp.Uam cultute/V Mr. Frere, the editov, discusses at considerable length the compa rative-advantages of steam and horse po a er as applicable to ilie ciiliivation bi the soil-v He enters minutely into a calculation o-r ^ll the. items chargeable on the operations i't " ploughing and grubbing with steam pone'* The work done, however, is general a.imiited to be so much more efiectiva ihat it i* north considerably more money. lhe crops~ particularly green crops ~...
Miscellaneous. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 31 May 1861
Miscellaneous. The REV. C. H. Spurgeok'S NEW TA BERNACLE.-This noble edifice, at a cost of £30,000, raised entirely on the voluntary prin ciple, is now-completed, and will be regularly opened for divine worship in a week or tw V A bazaar is being held there during this week, and a series of opening services will commence immediately aiterwards, which will occupy the next'month, and-will be presided over, by Sir H. Havelock, Sir S. M. Peto, M.P;, Mr. 12. Bull, M.P., Sir J. Burgoyne, the Re*. Dr. Steane, the lie*. John Spurgeon, &c. About dgl,000 beyond the sum required to defray the expenses (if the building will be needfiri for the "'completion of the front boundaries, the fitting up of the schools, furnishing, the stu dents' class-rooms, and other works which a*e not at present'commenced. Although only about £3 COO is st>l wanting to pay for the building, Mr. Spurgeon cannot on any account be prevailed on to us^ it for public worship on the Sabbath until the whole of'the...
LOSS OF THE BARQUE "AUGUSTA." [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 31 May 1861
LOSS OF THE BARQUE " AUGUSTA." The following statement; of the loss of the barque Augusta, which foundered and .went down in latitude 18 .deg. 15 roin. S., and longtitude 214 deg. .7 min. £., has been furnished for publication The barque Augusta-left Cardiff, Sept. 19, i860, and Table Bay, January 31,1861, bound id Manilla. Experienced very severe weather after rounding- the Cape of Good Hope, which continued more or t less during the whole of the passage, with a very high and turbulent sea. February 10,1861 The ship began to make nater at the rate of 3 inches an hour. March 19,21861--Increased Jo 5 inches an hour. March 23.-Increased to 7 inches per hour. On Marcb 24 the water increased to 1&lt;) inches per hour. Got the longboat out; put bread and water in her and toWed her astern. At 10 p.'m.', on 24th March, ship making 24 feet water in 24 hours ; increasing! A11 hands at the ' pumps, night and day. No hope of sav-* iug either ship or cargo, and very little hopes of savi...
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PRODUCE, WHOLESALE. FLOUR, GRAIN, &C. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 31 May 1861
V ' SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PRODUCE, WHOLESALE. FLOOR. GRAIN. &C. flour, fine, per Ion cf 2,000 lb?., at the Port, ^ bags included ....... 15 0 Ifi. 10 0 Wheat, in town ....... 0 6 7 0 0 0 Wheat, at the port, for 1,000 bushel ots, with out bagg.0 G 10 0 0 6 Bran, per bushel of 20 . . 'lbs. at the Port, bags ; . Included 0 1 Q Oil Pollard, per bushel of 20. lbs................. 0 a 2; ^ 1 4 Hay, per ton ..... ... 2 15 v 0 3 5 0 Do, pressed, at the I'ort, ~ - per ton ........t.. 4*10 O 4 15 3 Oats, Cape, per bushel ' .of 40 lhs.,,without bags Q 3 0 0 3 0 Do;, fine white, pe,r bu- &lt;. shelol 40 lbs., without " * bagtf ............... O 4 6 O 5 6* Barley,Cape, perbushel . of 50lbs., without bgs. 0 4 0 0' * 5 0 Barley, English, . fine, ~\per bushel of 50 lbs , without bag's........ .0 V . O 0 10 0 JVIa.lt, per bushel ...... nominal. .
MR. BURROWS' SIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 31 May 1861
?Mil.; BJJ IlRO,WS! SIDE.. BurrowsfoSpillet.. ' .. .. 12 Coleman b Spil'.ett ,.. ..19 Kir by b Edwards ... 30 McKay b Clements ... ... ll Hayes c Davison .. . . 2 D. Cameron b Levi ... - ... I Mebstcad D Spillett ' " .. -0 . Gordon b Edwards .. I J. Bowden b Clements .. ..0 Morse not out, . . . >. ' .. 1 Morse, jua. stumped out .. 1 . Simpson b Edwards .. . ..12 . Byes ... . 12 ?' .. ? -102 ' To close the sports for the week some person or persons unknown in the "deaa hour of niahi" took it into their hea&lt;ls to decorate the fronts of some of the estab lishments in the to vnship. Tilt one prin cipally honored by the display was V e front of our worthy saddler, lite usual e'ean and qniet aspect of which, presented in the morning the appearance of a Marine Store in .Petticoat Lane, in consequence of an assemblage of. sacks, bags, ladders, boxes, chimney pots &c., being piled and hung up in front in the most picturesque manner. The sporting fraternny here have been...
PORTLAND MARKETS. May 20, 1861. Adelaide flour, best brands, £19 per ton, cash, Or 40s. per bag. WHOLESALE. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 31 May 1861
PORTIA N D MA RKET8. . . Jffay 20, "1861, Adelaide flour, best brands,-jkl9 per ton, cash, Or 40s. per bag, ' - . . " WHOLESALE. ' Barley ... ... .. ;. 6s. Od. per bushel ???? ' Hay .. ... ... .. . V £4 to £5 per ion Oala .. .., 48 6d. to 5s. Od. per bushel. Wheat .... ... .. V.. 6s. to 6s, 6d. ditto. ^8^8 ... .. .. .... Is.". 6&ci). ? ' > RETAIL, . / Barley . . ... 7s. 6d. per bushel Bran .. ... .. 2s.. Cd. " "* Oats ... .. 6s to 7a.Od ,,^ Wheat .. .. ... .. 7s. to ,7s 6d. " Hay -.... .. . # . ... 6s to 7s. per cwt .. Potatoes .i. .. ... .. ,7s.percwt. AT THE STEAM MILL. S^ur :... £19 per ton, or £2 0s. per bag. ran ... .. .. .. .. 2s Od. bushel - Pollard ... ... . . ,... . ,2s. 6d , ,, Uheat.. ..' ... .. ..6s. to 6s. 6d,
MR. EDWARDS' SIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 31 May 1861
Mn. EDWARDS' SIDE. . 1ST INNINGS. 2ND INNIKGS. Spillett vuu ont - .. Levi run out . ... Ed wards c Burrows., Gladstone c Coleman Gladstonec Kirby Clements nDt out ... Thompson b Coleman B. Gilding b Coleman 0 c Burrows .. 6 1 b Kiiby . 0 2 c Coleman ... 2 *0 bJKirby . .* 0 0 b Bui rows .. 0 0 b Coleman ... 0 1 noi out .. &lt;0 1 b Burrows. 1.. Belusves b Coleman... Dav:son b Coleman.. H. Morse run out , v Smi:h b Coleman .. Byps 4 c Hayes .. 2 0. h Burrows ... 10 0 runout ... 0 1 bB'irrows* .. 1 1 "Byes .. 4
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 31 May 1861
TO COBRES PONDBNTS. -It is desirable that communications should &lt; be short and pithy; lengthy articles do not suit our space; matters of local interest 9re .must acceptable. No notice can be taken of anonymous com munications. . .. ' " Ail articles setU for insertion must be authenticated by the nair.e'and addresvof the writer-not as a " sine qua nnn" f&lt; r publica tion, but as a guarantee,of good faith. Correspordents are. rarticularly requested to yrrite on one side of the paper only. \
PENOLA. May 29th, 1861. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 31 May 1861
FENOLA. May 29th, 1861. our own correspondent.) As is generally the case, when anything in (he way of amusement takes place, the weather on Wednesday ilip 22nd instant, proved .very unpropitious for (he *ports contemplatedaj the Royal Qak Hotel .However, in the oflernuon, numbers of (he boy& in the vicinity collected round the head quarters, and it was therefore deter mined/ notwithstanding the rain to give them some amusement. 'In a short Space of time several juyoniles ivere seen gorging .treacle rolls suspended from strings, the constant bobbing of which added to their ludicrous appearance,, especially when heightened by the application of floi>r. After this.opening see ne, several foot races took place, also tubs ol ttater appeared, in which beads quickly disappeared in search, of the coveted shilling or half-crown which the adult population deposited at the bot.jm. Young gentlemen in a blindiold condition were also trying with the greatest eagerness to wheel barrows ...
THE Published every Friday morning. BORDER WATCH, FRIDAY, MAY 31s, 1861. ELECTORAL DIVISIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 31 May 1861
THE Published every Friday morning. .F RID AY, MAY 31s, 1861. ELECTORAL DIVISIONS. . THE Javt election icr the representation of (lie district of Victoria in Parliament was " attended "by so many, unmistakeable evils, and '.showed so clearly the (lesirobility of an alteration ot the present system that, we believe, it was registered as a .vow in rthe »- hearts of most of the welL\visliers of this : district-that one of the: first questions' v agitnted should .be the separation of the dis trict of Victoria into two electoral dii^oiis. The necessity t\ r this hub-iiivisiou has every month since that time become more and more apparent, until," we believe, even the Government have hud a glimmering idea tliemseh'es of introducing such a change. The growth of ihe population, and conse* qurnt accession to the electoral lists, in the southern part of the district of Victoria, asi well as the di tinclive character of the requirements of the residents in ti e northern portion, tend movt forci...
SEPARATION. (To the Editor of the Border Watch.) [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 31 May 1861
SEPARATION. ii (To the Editor of the Border TPatch.) Sir,-tin your Just two issues are a series of tellers in referenceio a proposed Separa tion ; :&lt;>r more correctly speaking, a division of territory*'belcyiging respectively to South Australia and Victoria, and 'the.'formation of" an independent coloiiy, having, 1 suppose, either Mount Gambler or Portland as the' metropolis. 1 should like,(o know what are the bene fits -liki )y to .accrue from such re-distribution of territory. I can fancy, sir, tlie immense revenue that would be obtained^ Now,, every-inch of good land is sold; the high status which - the proposed colony would have in the eyes of'the world ; the benefits we should individually obtain by such a cbange> now thot we c&n boast of a popula tion ot at least two thousand inhabitants. I can imagine how pleajaut ii would be to have our own Governor, Executive Council, Legislature, Judges, Courts, Mayors, Councils, &c., and all that paraphern...
VARIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 31 May 1861
. VARIETIES. A country magistrate lately observed at the quarter sessions, " that the county mad-houso was in a very crazy »iate 1" . - "Have you dined'" said a lounger Jo h'is friend. «I have, upon. my. honour," replied he. "Then," rejoined the first, if you have dined vpon your* honor, I.fear, that you have made but a scanty meal.'' , A person aamed Owen Moore, onceleft hi® tradesmen -somewhat urtcereinooioaslj^upujj which a wag wrote-. . , - Owen Moore-has.run away V Owin? more i hau I19 could pay. j Two gentlemen were talking in a cQflfeej ' house of the best roe'hod of dressing a. beef steak. One of them observed,-that of all re ceipts, the one given in the words of Macbsth/ - when he deliberates on the intended death of the king, is the best: ., "If it were done, when 'tis done, then 'twere well, It were done quickly." ? - : &lt;r, ' A Ld, delivering raflk, was asked what made it so warm. " I Jjn't kuow," replied he, with much simplicity, " unless th§y put in warm wate...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 31 May 1861
npHE BORDER -WATCH" is published eyery ^^ay worninp at la o'clock. ^ -- SUBSCRIPTION :- . $?or the quirter, paid in advance,., 8 0 ., I'bhms .op ADVERTISING: .WJaL? frt°r !n?.h of space . . £o 3 0 additional line .. 0 0 2 jgiraeerrisehtFnts under 8 lines, 0- 3 0 . -Discount on advertisements ordered.'' C*?1'. ?'aTnlJls ' ? . ..." 25 per cent. . Sl^ mr.nths... .. 50 per cent. -Shipping advertisements, each ... 0 4 o »&lt;Advertiseuieiit8 for Business Dir*c~ - . ' &lt;W«.per annum .. .10 0 .v^vKcrlweaiehts inserted over the - L. > , JAilllaii ni>n U leader are charged l?irst'5 lines . . " ., . . o a n , Each addi,i°nal line 1. k* o I 0 -It is requested that advertisements, to secure ^tieir insertion, J)"e sent.in as early as possible, «!)? the lat^t not later than 5 o'clock on Thursday evening; Orders for the alteration or .withdrawal of advertisements must lie in writine ' , 8en,t no1 ,ater than, 2 o'clock.on the a£ne8&lt;'.a£pteceding the* day of public...