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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 20 May 1870
L Afi' E ST E A M FLOU B AND CHAFF MILLS, CHARLES KIMBER, Pbopjbietor. - Flour, Bran, Pollard, Chaff; and Crashed Corn always for sale. A- P A E T K E , . Cabinet Maker-and Upholsterer, CLARE. N.B.-FUNERALS FURNISHED on the most reasonable terms. JAMES G R E E N W O O D, CHEMIST, AND DRUGGIST, BOOKSEILEB, STATIONER, AND NEWS AGENT. MAIN STREET, CLAKE. [4 J> E R C Y \V~, DYER, CHEMIST and DRUGGIST, KOORINGA, BURBA BURRA. ~~ W H I T F O R D, . Saddle & HAHKESS IUAEEIb, MINTAEO, Has always in stock a large assortment" of English and Colonial Saddlery of every *de erriplion, which lie sells at remarkably low prices. . Persons intending to purchase would do well to call 'and see for themselves; and E. W. guarantees to give satisfaction. Jgj AND C. B E Glt MAN N, WHOLESALE and RETAIL BUTCHERS AND SAUSAGE MAKERS . - : , - C* J^ T H O M S O N , DRAPER, AND . >- .: . GENERAL STOREKEEPER (Near Exmouth Hotel), S AD D L E W OR T H. J M c C A* U L , WATCH AND CLOCK MAKER, CLARE, [4...
COMMERCIAL. CLARE. "Northern Argus," office, Friday, May 19. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 20 May 1870
COMMERCIAL. CLARE, " Northern Argue," office, Friday, Mav 19. Wheat, 4a 6d Flour, £11 per ton of 2000 lbs " per bag, 24s ... Bran, Is 4i per bushel Pollard, Is 6d per bushel Chaff; £5 Os Fresh butter 2s 3d per lb iPotted butter, Is 6d Eggs, Is per doz Bacon, 3d per lb Hsm, lOd Cheese, colonial, la Od; English, Is 9d Potatoes, 68 6d per cwt. AUBURN. May 19. Wheat, 4s 7d per bushel; flour, 25s per bag; bran, Is 5d per bushel; pollard, Is 8d per bushel ; cbaffj £4 10s per ton ; oats, 5s per bushelj crushed barley, 5s Od per bushel; eeed barley, 5s per bushel; bread, 3£d per 21b loaf; beefj 5d to 6d per lb; mutton, 2d to 3d per lb.; potatoes, 6a 6d ; onions, 2d j er lb; butter, Is lOi; bacon, 8d pier lb; eggs, Is per d&lt; x. ADELAIDE. May 12. Wheat, 5s 4d Flour, £1110s to £12 10s
POLICE COURT—AUBURN. Friday, May 20. (Before Mr. J. Varley, S.M.) PEDDEL V. PEDDEL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 May 1870
POLICE COURT-AUBURN. JTBIDAT, MAY 20. (Before Mr. J. Yarley, S.M.) PEDDEL V. PKDBEL. The defendant; was charged with an assault upon his wife. The complainant deposed to the injuries received by her, and inflicted by the defendant, from which it appears that they do sot enjoy the sweets of wedded life. I His Worship ordered the defendant to pay. a I fine of £5. SAKE V. SAME. I This was an information for maintenance. The complainant deposed that her husband (defendant) did not give her any money to keep herself and five children for the last five weeks. The defendant complained of the conduct of his wife, and said he was willing to pay £1 a week to maintain the children and herself Order made accordingly for that sum and £218 costs. HAYTHOBPE V. BOLDER. The defendant herein was fined 5a and costs; and 25s for rescuing three head of cattle which had been seized for the purpose of 1>eing im pounded. . ' '. An inquest was held att Moontaon Saturday last oh . the body of Alexander Ba...
Friday, May 20. (Before Mr. J. Varley, S.M.) JACOBS V. COLLINS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 May 1870
FEIDAY, MAT 20; (Before Mr. J. Varley, S.M.) JACOBS V. COIiLUfS. , Claim foi £5 15s, for a euifc of clothes Made to order, but whicb defendanthad failed to apply for when completed. IJefoodant pleaded not indebted, and that he did ^ot We j^e clothes. The plaintiff proved the ordering of the suit, and that the same was ready, and he had informed the defeudant of the fact.' ; Judgment was given for amount claimed. MUBPHY V. GEOGHEGAN. Claim for £14 2s, wages and work and labor done. Mr. Williams for plaintiff, and Mr. Benham for defendant^ who pleaded that he did not hire the plaintiff Alter the examina tion of the plaintiff and hip witness and . the defendant, the Court gave judgment for: the defendant. WILES V. BOLSTON. . Claim for £11 le Id, goods supplied. Defen dant pleaded not indebted as to £3 6s, goods supplied to one Heffernan, and paid into Court the balance, for which judgment was given without costs. BOLSTON V. WAGSTAFF. COUCH Y. SAME. These two cases were settled out of C...
CRICKET MATCH—AUBURN. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 May 1870
CRICKET MATCH-AUBURN. A single-wicket crioket match between three of the married men and three of the single (members of the Aabnrn Cricket Club) was played at Auburn on Tuesday last. The Weather was all that could be desired, and a goodly number of spectators were on the ground. The following is a detailed aoeount of the play: Marbied. XXBST INNI2WS. S my the, b. Holmes ... ... 0 Paxton, b. Holmes 2 King, c. Paxton ... ... ... 2 Total ... ... 4t SECOND INNINGS. King, b. Holmes ... ... ... 3 Smythe,b, Holmes ... ... 0 Paxton, played out ... ... 0 Total ... ... 3 SlNCKLB. FIBST INNINGS. Rhead, b. Paxton... ... ... 0 Richardson, b. Paxton ... ... 2 Holmes, b. Paxton 1 Total 3 SECOND INNINGS. Rbead,b. Paxton... ... ... 0 Richardson, b. Paxton .... ... 1 Holmes, not out ... ... ... 4 Total ... ... 5 From which it will be seen, that the batchelora were the vicfors, with one wicket to fall. At the conclusion of the above, an adjournment was made to Host Bleeehmore's for luncheon. After th...
RHYNIE. (FROM A CORRESPONDENT.) May 25. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 May 1870
RHYNIE. (FROM A CORRESPONDENT.) May 25. The chief topic of conversation during the past week both here and in the neighborhood where Edwards received the fatal blow from Sedgely is the very light sentence the latter has received; ahd those acquainted with the cir cumstances seem to think that 12 months' is comparatively a short time in durance vile to what the prisoner deserved, although they do not doubt but what Edwards was to blame. We have had a good supply of rain here lately, which will doubtless prove a benefit to farmers and many others. The weather at the time I write is fine, the nights being cold. A Scotchman who had put up at an inn, was asked in the morning how lie had slept. " Troth man," replied Donald, *' nae very weel either; but I was muckle better aff than the bugs, for dei'l a ane o' them closed an e'ethe whole nicht." A Yankee and a Frenchman owned a pig in co-partnership. When killing time came, they: wished to divide the carcase. The Yankee was ; very anxious ...
LOCAL COURT—AUBURN. Thursday, MAY 19. (Before Mr. Varley, S.M., Mr. G. Field, J.P., and the Hon. H. Mildred, S.M.) FULL Jurisdiction. HUGHES V. CARLINE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 May 1870
LOCAL COURT-AUBURN. . Thursday, MAY 19. (Before Mr. Varley, S.M., Mr. Q-. Field, J.P., and the Hon. H. Mildred, S.M.) FULL JuEKDidtioK'; * HUGHES Y.'CJLEIiIKB.' The plaintiff claimed to recover possession of Allotment No. 17, situated near Watervale, together with the cottage situated thereon. The defendant denied that the plaintiff had become or was entitled to the premises. Mr. Williams appeared for the plaintiff, and Mr. Benham for the derendant. Judgment for plaintiff for possession on the 1st June, with £5 coats. MAB0NEY T. WALKER. Claim for £30, damages for breaking. into and entering plaintiffs premises at Farrell'e Flat, and destroying the fence, growing crop, &e. Defendant pleaded payment add satisfaction. Mr. Benham for plaintiff; Mr. Williams for defendant. After a patient hearing, which lasted tbreie hours, the Court gave judgment for the defendant. SEIKMANN V. BEHLA. Claim for £21 19s lOd, being the amount of princ:pal and interest due on a bill of exchange, and...
STATE OF THE SUN. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 May 1870
STATE OF THE SUM. .. w .VI &lt; ;-:J j-.Ui ? Professor.^ -D.' Stedia ^as': sWt to the1 JEJlmira (New " York) Advertiser ,,the&lt; following' bonimumcation "for quietitig" needless fearsThere appeared in, tljie Advertise?'some weeks since,^para graph, copied, tI believe, from a Michi gan paper declaring that a column* of magnetic lijrfxt is shooting- out from the sun at a al ready reaches half way totheearth,. and that, iir all probability- by another .summer we shall have cisl^stiialv^anA fitmospheric phenomena beside ; which pur rudest, winds will seemlike a'June morning in Paradise.' In fact, that when this big tongiie of fire todches the'earth it will likely'lap; up ourglobe at; pne mouthfuL Very manyhave made -enquiries -of me concerning- this prodigy and with your leave Iwill try to satisfy you* fears, and perhaps aifay their. fears. It has been , known for some time that during atotal eclipse red flames were seen td play about the edge of the moon. During* the,...
The northern Argus. FRIDAY, MAY 27, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 May 1870
Site grps. FRIDAY, MAY 27, 1870. * THE question of Education stands second to none at the present time, and - though many schemes have been put forward, no one in particular has "been decided _upon,: and little unanimity exists in the matter. Some are in . favor - of a simply secular education, and others of secular and religious 1 combined. Some, again, would have the education of children controlled by the clergy, while others affirm that it is decidedly- a national or Governmental work.- In the latter opinion we firmly believe, and furthermore, we consider . that education should be compulsory. Taking the compulsory part of the question first, we may state that few . will deny that education is a blessing, and that the adult who deprives a child of the means of acquiring it is morally criminal, and ought to be made legally responsible. John Knox said, 300 years ago,-that "no man of whatsoever estate he be-whether he be a peer or peasant, a lord or one that drives him, a prince or...
STREET OBSTRUCTIONS. (To the Editor of THE Northern Argus.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 May 1870
STREET OBSTRUCTIONS. (To the Editor of .THE NOBTHEBN AEGUS.) . SIB-^Can 30a inform me why the public; .sfoeete should be used as a «ort of repository ior reticles when the Ber. W. Taylor, or any otherimportant reverend makes Ms appearance in'Clare.; On Wednesday night the street in which theWeeleyan chapel is situated was 4»ipwded «rith cartB. Having occasion to go that way, and being unfortunately very short sighted, I jtqmblod over the shafts of a vehicle which was almost in the middle of the road Ihope our Methodist :or Wesleyan friends, or whatever they call themselves, will for the future -have«little more respect for an OLD GEKTLBXAX. Clare, May 26. £We believe there is a largeplotof ground attached to \he Wealeyau Chapel which is set apart wholly for vehicles.-ED. N. A.]
THE GQLDFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 May 1870
THE GQLDFIELDS. The following remarks on the Barossa gold fields by a correspondent of the Bunyip, who signs' - bimseif " A* Miner of BsVodsa-and Tic toria," are worthy of perusal s-r-. 1 have long^been .requested-bya few friends on this gold Held to furnish one of the Jocal papers with a true^ sketch of the nature and prospects of thiei ourprincipal Eldorado. -I mustpremise that, it is alwayse! :ffic;ult to gee at the actual reeults of the claims that, are (jfoirig anything, but as I hay6 worked on all parts of these diggings^ both at the if first commence* ment andfor (lie last seven months, lam pretty well acquainted; with the resident minerp, and mdst of the claims. l8hal!,bowever3 princi-i pally cociine myself toihe features of the work ings about here. ;. Beginning at the Yatta Creek-fiere there were a fete holes sunk at ;the. opening cf the digging?* and a Ui.tle goldwasgot, (j&at onljf out,of a few. Tbe; next plqceis the Moonja Rush, a little run of about 20 iiolep, ...
HIC, HAEC, HOC. (To the Editor of THE Northern Argus.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 May 1870
HIC, ffAEC, HOC. (To the Editor of THE K OETHERN ABGUS.) Sib-Having seen Mr. Jarman's " suitable inscription" in your issue of the 13th instant, I showed it to Old Squeerg, who referred me to our head teacher. On glancing at it, the latter, who has the reputation of being a good classical scholar, made use of the word " Hot," and informed me that it was "dog Latin." Now, will any of your graduate friends tell me what that means ? I am, Sir, &c^ A PUPIL IN MR. SQUEEES'S ACADEMY. Dotheboys Hall, May 19.
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the "Government Gazette," May 19.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 May 1870
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From this "Government Gazette," May 19.) CLARE.-White yearling steer, red ears, piece rope roundnecTsjCuttail, if branded not visible. To be &okd; JViay2S.' ;G; Reepe, pouridkeeper. ' Whitwabta.- Black filly, small star, blind off eye, like w uuder^ sear shoulder; red and white spotted steer, large tflit off ear, like BT off 'rump; yellow and white'bullock, two small lumps on cff cheek, like e near rump.- To be sold June 13.' J. Brooks, poundkeeper. SPRING GULLY.-rEed cow,1 white on telly and tail, star on forehead^ B off rump, very lean!; red cow, J8c on * ribs or back near sirfe, with like ainother brand tinder it on near side ribs. To be sold Jutoe 13. J. Boyd, poundkeeper.
CLARE CORPORATION. FRIDAY, MAy 20. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 May 1870
CLARE CORPORATION. FBIDAY, MAT 20. Present:-Councillors Bawley, Smith, Kelly, Powell, and Fels. Tlie Mayorwaa unavoidably abaenty and-the chair was occupied by CouncillorKelly. The minutes of last meeting were.read and confirmed* . Permission was granted to Mr. Beare to place building materials on the side of Main-street, audtoMr. Knight to let off-fireworks in Mr. Young's paddock on theQueen's Birthday. ? The Public Works Committee were requested to inspect the crossing over the Hutt JJiverin G-leeson-street; also, the old swing bridge- at Victoria Parade, and to see what expense would be incurred by the erection- of a footbridge at the former crossing j and" if any of the materials of the swing bridge,could be made available for the footbridge. To report at next meeting. ' Mr. Smithy on hiB application, to be allowed to place a culrerl over the water-table from Main^etreet to, his premises, the wqrk::to be done to the satisfaction of the Public Works Committee.: . ^ " - Adjourned ...
FAR NORTH. (FROM OUR OWN COUBESPOKDENT.) Strangway's Sprirg, May 10. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 May 1870
FAR NORTH. (FBOM OUB OWN COUBESPOKDENT.) Strangway's Sprirg-, May 10. The formidable state of things that at present exists is even felt ia this out-of-the-way place. There are men oat of number travelling in search of employment, but the general average of them are utterly unable to procure that indis pensable boon. Some of the more unfortunate ones inform me that tkry hare been unavoid ably idle since last shearing, and have given up in despair all hopes un'il the coming shearing. What is the evil incident to? Is it that, the country w over-populated with the laboring class? or that the land lav is so absurdly illiberal, with bad legislation combined ? Truly, something is positively essential to render the colony more flourishing than it is at the present tim&lt;». Why not construct the much talked*of Fort Augusta Sailway, a work that is really necessary to the community at large, and thereby, give labour to the unemplo- ed. The North West has again bern favored with abund...
THE PORT WAKEFIELD AND HOYLE'S PLAINS TRAMWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 May 1870
THE PORT WAKEFJELD AMD Z HO¥IMS- BDAPJiS TRAMWAY,. ? On Saturdaylast a deputation-consisting ;of&lt; Sir y. iKvngston, Captain iEowesi and i^r, C.f Pistier, waited upba'.iheCommissioner 'of Public Works, to point out the injury the farmers were suffering through the stoppage of the Pert Wakffield and Hoyle'e Plains Railway. The Commissioner stated, in reply, that he bad received two offera to work $hejlihe-one from Mr. Will am Fergusson and one -from Mr, Rouneevell. Mr.- Fergusson wanted £15 per month, he to: returnrto the^Government what ever income there might ibe £ .but lie considered this was too much. Mr.Bounseyell was willing toitake. the railway, andtpaya rect ofi£l pbr. week, but he wanted it for a twelvemonth. He wqs not inclined to let -it for so long a term, but was willing to,enter intoa-con tract with Mr., Rounseyell up.to the 1st- Decfetober* and he wis now a waiting, that gentleman* a reply.- If he did not receiyc. an answer by Monday, lie would | instruct Mr....
HOYLE'S PLAINS AND PORT WAKEFIELD TRAMWAY. (To the Editor of THE NORTHERN ARGUS.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 May 1870
HOYLE'S PLAINS AND PORT WAKEFIELD TRAMWAY. I (To the Editor of THE NORTHERN AEGUS.) .SlB-In your last issue a letter appeared under the above heading, and containing a startling announcement from a Mr. Jarman. which grieved me to read, baring come from the gentleman, I presume, who wished to aspire to patliamentaiy honor?. Mr. Jarman starts off in a very tonching manner by asserting that the late lessee was rained in six months (should be three months) by leasing it. So for l am sot in a position to contradict? and this matter has nothing to do with the line. I will also pass over Benjamin Franklin and his tin whistle, and all the other fuiiny remarks, but cannot the estimates, which are a groBs misrepresentation. The first line in the writers calculation is-. Cr. for thi6 year, By carriage of wheat, 60,000 bushels at 2d, £500. I have no hesi ation in Baying that nearly double this quantity has passed over , the line already, and is there no more to come ? Of course there is, apart ...
THE LATE C0NCERT. (To the Editor of The Northern Argus) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 May 1870
THE LA.TE C0NCER1. I (To the Editor of THE NORTHERN ARGUS ) Sib-I regret to learn, but am by no means surprised at the discovery, that some of jour remarks in last week's Argus upon the amateur concert in the Clare Town Hall have given serious offence to many of the performers. Allow me to say, as the. person who returned thanks on behalf of the Committee to those who so kindly rendered assistance on that occasion, that while indiscrimwate praise of all public entertainments is, perhaps, one of the greatest faults of the colonial press, your reporter ap pears in this instance to have fallen into the opposite extreme, and to have censured several of these volunteer musicians-and that indi vidually and . by name-with a severity that would be justifiable only if directed against persons who were to be paid for services which from carelessness or incompetence they had proved ^themselves unable to discharge. We live at a great distance fromthe capita], and probably few of us have the opp...