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DINNER TO THE MEMBERS FOR STANLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 May 1870
DINNER TO THE-MEMBERS /oiuu:J»»iW&lt;llwn& :;u ; Sir &lt;3-. S. Kingeton and1 Mr. H. E. Bright, .?t^ere-elected members fprStanJeyi were triter taio^d at a pomphmen*tary[dinnprat the Wil laston Hotelj^Villiastoii^on Wednesday evening, May 18. there were between 30 and 40 geii ttemen present] Mr/F.Winckel,, Chairman iof ; the Mpdla Wirra DiVtriiet Council, oceupifcd the eh'kir.' On the health 'ot themembers beiag proposed,. ? ; Sir George Kingston said he r:>ee with plea suretofhank them tor their kindness. He had not only to thank them for the -kind manner in ; whiqh they haddrunk his, health, but afco /or the kind and noble manner in whichthey voted for their two old membera at the late etctioh. The electors gave'those members an undisputed victory^by'.placing them three t&.two above the other difrdidales; this, too,~inspitp of. the cau "T?88ii^ [and ^the: unlimited supply of things pleasantxwhic)i the old'members did not think itproper OT iyell t...
PORT WAKEFIELD TRAMWAY. (To the Editor of the Northern Argus.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 May 1870
PORT WAKEFIELD TRAMWAY. (To the Editor of the IVORTHERN A BQVS.) Sir-I have just read a letter of Mr. D. T. Jarman's, published in your issue of the 13th, and I think that before making such sweeping ' allegations, it would huve been as well if Mr. J; had made himself better acquainted with all : the facta of the case In point. 1 believe the g rearer portion of Mr. BadcocVs losses were made prior to his becoming lessee of the Fort Wakefield Tramway. Whether this linp, if properly worked, will pay, tbe future only will decide; but a cltar profit of £ 8 d. alone is not always a gain to the country; for increased facilities of traffic not only benefit particular districts, but, by opening up their resource', the community at large participates in the beneficial results of cheaper and more enlarged communication. The next time Mr. Jarman quotes Latin he should, for the information of the million, add the translation thereof. I am, Sir, &c., J.u Hoyleton, 21st May, 1870.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 May 1870
Me|soB'4 1 i; '' Double I# 8-1 Scarifiers - - .£10 rglHE above are at srprk .la. Almost everj * District in fbe Colony. .References will be giren op.a^licatioB at the Works, ~ ADELAIDE AND KAPUKDA. ^ , JTorseilufces and Rtapera at greatly reduced 1 pticee. " ;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 May 1870
>!L A 'Bw s t E A M ii ou s ^ AND CHAFF MILLS* T CHARLES KIMBEB^ Pkopkietob. Flour,Brah, Pollard, Chaff, and Crushed Cgrn always forsale. v " - . / ".'A . ,P" A E i . K E , XaL« Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer, . . "...- CLARE. : ; on the most rawonable terms. . P l^jp,A M E S :: G BEE N WOOD, ^ CHEMIST, JmJ'D&UGGI33T, 4 B OO SI8 E IiL E B, STATIONER, _' AND Niws agentI ' ? ^MAIN STREET, Culbe., [4 E^~F^TT~w:7r_IPFTsTTi: Chemist a»d DRUGGIST, 7 KOORING A, BUftEA BURBA. W H, 1 T F OB D, . Saddle & Hamess MAKEE, Mlntaro, Has always in'stock a large assortment of English and Colonial Saddlery of erery de ;Bcriplion, which he 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. f" ' Jg ADD C . . BICK M ANN, WlIOLESAiLE AND BETAIL BUTCHEBS AND SAUSAGE MAKEBS. , ? : . .. .- . &lt;. -. ft T H O M S O N;, U . * DRAPER* AND . GENERAL STOREKEEPER (Near Exmouth Hotel), ...
COMMERCIAL. CLARE. "Northern Argus," office, Thursday evening, May 26. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 May 1870
COMMERCIAL. 03jA.2&S. Northern Argue,**. ofBce, Thursday evening, May 26. Wbeat,49 7d Flour, £11 per ion of 2000 lbs ** per bag, 24a Bran, la 4d per bushel Pollard, Is 6d per bushel Chafij £5 Ob -; Fresh batter Is 10d per Jb " " Potted butter, none Eggs, Is per doz T Bacor^;Od per lh p' fiam, hone'"" Cheese, colonial, Is Od; English, Is 9d ... Potatoes, 6s 6d per cwt. AUBUBN.. May 26. - Wheat, 4s 7d per bushel; flour, 25s per ^ bag; .bran, Is 5d per bushel j pollard, Is 8d pier bushel; chaff, £4 10s per ton; oats, 5 s pet -bushel; crashed barley, 5s Od per bushel; ered (barley, 5s per. bushel; breaid, 3|d:per 21b loaf ; 1 Veelj 5d to 6d per lb ; mutton, 2d to 3d per lb.; potatoes, 6a 6d ; onions, 2d fer lb; butter, Is 10J; bacon, 8d per lb; eggs, Is per d z. WALLAROO. May 20. ; Wheat, 5s Id to 5s 2d. ; i ADELAIDE. May 25. Wheat* 5s 4d Flour, £1110s Jto £12 10s
DISTRICT COUNCILS. UPPER WAKEFIELD, Monday, May 23. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 May 1870
DISTRICT COUNCILS. UPPER WAKEFIELD, Monday, May 23. Present-All the members. Letter from Mr. Prankardj also from Commissioner of Crown Lands and Mr. Geo.Summerton. Tender 192, Pratt, accepted. Payments, £35 12s 6d. Mr. Lines pointed out that about 3 chains of road at Mr, George's had worked up since the rain, and Mr. Long was appointed to iasfvct same. Execution to be agaiBSt Mrs. M'Namara. Proposed by Mr. Long, and seconded by Mr. Freeman, That all rate de faulers up to the end of the current year be summonsed immediately. Carried. Letter to be- written to Commissioner of Crown Lands, for destruction of thistles on sections 71 and 502. Mr. Ward reported letting work near V. Meyer's at £4 16a. A Rocky Mountain editor, alluding to the demand for female suffrage, female doctors, and female clergymen, remarks that ianotber want presents itte'f-that of female women. A temperance editor, in drawing attention to an article against ardent spirits in one of his papers, says-" For the effect...
THE MISTRESS OF THE SEAS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 June 1870
THE MISTRESS OF THE SEAS. With the insolent swagger wliicli appears to be natural to some ver}T young* communities as well as to some very young men, certain colonies affect to think and speak of the mother coun try as falling' into decreptitude. The only justification of such a presumption is that her foreign policy is marked by less pugnacity and precipitation, and by greater prudence and self-restraint, than it was in former years. She is not so &lt;( sudden in quarrel" as she was in the last and at the beginning of the present century; and she finds the pacific conquests of her commerce more efficacious for the increase of her power and her greatness than successful battles upon either sea or land. More over, she occupies an assured position amongst the foremost nations of the world. Ilcr rank is indisputable. She has no desire for territorial aggrandise ment: She occupies a larger area of the earth than any other nation; and as the great American orator observed, she is...
COMPULSORY EDUCATION IN NORWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 June 1870
COMPULSORY EDUCATION NORWAY. The following are extracts from a letter rectived by a gentleman in town from a friend in Norway who lifts care^ fully studied the question of compulsory education there :-" Christiana, 21st February, 1870.-There may be various opinions as to the working of the law; but the general opinion in this country is most decidedly in favor of compul sory education, though not so decidedly in favor of compulsory confirmation. There is a prevailing notion that what is right should be legally enjoined, and that what is wrong should be legally forbidden-an old school notion which will take some time to eradicate. I need scarcely remind you that it is a notion to which I am entirely opposed. I think- we should all get on much better if Government were limited to the administration of justice (by re pressive means), and to the manage ment of such public works as might be facilitated by use of the Government machinery ; and would leave religious education, trade, and b...
UNDALYA RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 June 1870
UNDALYA RACES. Judge-P. McATamara, Esq., J.P. Stewards -Messrs. J. Ward, N. Sowton, T. Crowe, W. Saiytb, and W. English. Starter-Mr. E. Rivett. ? The above race3 took place cn Thursday, 26.h u.tirno, in a paddock kindly lent for the occa sioa by Mr. P. M'JSTamara, J. P., about a mile south of thfi bridge crossing the River Wake field. Considering the dull times and season I of the y ear, the programme was liberal. Several hundred persons assembled on liic ground to witness the sports, which they anticipated srouM be good, as several cracks, well known to the sporting community, were on the ground. Some of the horses were in admirable trim, amongst which was the plucky little horse Darkie, whose performances on .the tnrf are perfectly well known, and were sufficient to rank him first favorite for the plate, notwithstanding the opposition of Mr. Freeman's powerful bay geldipg Frank, which has any amount of bone and muscle, but on the present occasion was not up to his compeer in condi...
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the "Government Gazette," Mav 26.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 June 1870
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the " Government Gazette," Mav 26.) -LEASINGHAM.-Brown horse p-ny, like Or or c off shoulder, star in forehead, near fore foot white; bay mare, like T near ehoulcer, o over o cor joined off shoulder, like C or 6 near hip 5 bay filly, etar in forehead, near bird foot white, }ike j near shoulder. To be £old June 13. U. Solly, poundkeeper. WAKEFIELD PiAXNS.- Brown horse, black points, small star, little white off bind fetlock, very poor, like B with C or G under sear shoul der. To be sold June 20. T. Dalton, pound keeper. QUEENSLAND INDIARUBBER.--Mr. Tallerma^, of Norton JTolgate, has sent the following com munication to the Queenslander:-"In re ference to the recently ~t ub'.ielied report of the Queensland Acclimatisation Society re pec i- g the existence of native indiarubber in that colony, allow me to state that in 1860 1 started an establishment in Melbourne for the manu facture of indiarubber. My efforts were seriously interfered with in const queuce cf ...
THE GOLDFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 June 1870
THE GOLDFIELDS. From Eehunga, on May 28, a corr* spondent, wh > f. t rs us (&egi t r) with his name, write* in the interest of th>se who depend upon gold diggag-fjt their livelihood as to the prospects of a payable goldfield being opened up for the approaching winter, especially as it is probable that xh s who have been wo: king on the Onka paringa for the last four or &e months will have to abandon their claims as soan as the heavy rains set in. Hearing that there were diggrrs at work on a see'ion about a mile and a half from the M *adowe Inn, and that they were getting g »1^, the writer, with one or two others, decided on visiting them to ascertain wl a was being done. They founi that two or three shafts h«d been sunk, and the men, in one instance at 1 ast, had obtained that morning by puddlia* l cz 4 dwts; in fact, the digges appeared very well satisfied with their morn ing's work; They had, I belieye3 obtaiaed a few ounces previous to this. Messrs. Svreetap...
The Northern Argus. FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 June 1870
FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 1870. A CRISIS of an unusual and rather expeditious character has just taken place in consequence of the successful issue of Mr. R. C. Baker's want of confidence motion on Priday last. About midday on Saturday the Attor ney-General tendered to his Excellency -the Governor the resignation of liim . self and colleagues, which, it is almost j needless to say, was promptly accepted. Within a few hours Captain Hart was sent for, and entrusted with the forma tion of a new Ministry, and after very little delay, that gentleman submitted the following team, which, in all pro bility, was thoroughly organised before the Strangways administration had ceased to exist: Chief Secretary, Hon.W. Milne. Treasurer and Premier, Hon. Captain Hart. Attorney-General, Hon. R. C. Baker. Commissioner of Crown Lands, Hon, A. Blvth. m/ Commissioner of Public Works, Hon. J. Carr. The above list is undoubtedly an influential one, and gives promise of being tolerably long-lived, as most of the gen...
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. FRIDAY, MAY 27. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 June 1870
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. FRIDAY, MAT 27. The House met at 12 o'clock. Sir G. S. King?tun was elected Speskir. After a short adjournment, the members again met, and appointed the various com mittee?. Ihe Attorney-General (Hon. H.B. T. Strang ways) moved-" That a Committee, consisting of Meters. Cottrell, Gleegon, A. 3?. Lindsay, Watte, and the mov- r be appointed a Com mittee to prepare a draft address in reply to Ilia Excellency's opening speech, and that his Excellency's epe« ch be referred to such a Com mittee, to report on Tuesday, May 31." Mr. Bafcer propose*? an amendment, and said he did so as a distinct expression of want of confidence in the present Ministry. He moved that instead of the gentlemen named, Messrs. Glyde, Townsend, Carr, Mann, and Baker be appointed. Mr. Playford seconded the motion, which was carried by a majority of 20. The House then adjourned. TUESDAY, MAY 31. The Hon. Mr. Strangways and the Treasurer (Hon. J. Hart) made statements respecting the chacgc cf Minist...
AUBURN. May 31. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 June 1870
AUBURN. Mav 3L Kofbiag of any great importance has trans pired in the above township during the past few days, with the exception of a change in the weather. Fur several days indications of a change have been apparent, and it came to-day, although very mildly, and as yet BO gleat quantity of rain has fallen. There is one thing that should be brought under the notice of the District Councillors, so that the evil iuaj be remedied as speedily as possible-it is the condition of the footbridge over tHe creek parallel (east and west) with the poet office. At present it is dangerous to pedes trians, there being only one side-railing; and as the bridge itself is not more than two l'ect wide, there is some danger cf persons falling over into the creek, which would net be so pleasant as it would be cooling. The bridge is more u&safe by being arched, as after a shower of rain it is very slippery. It is to be hoped the present councillors will not let, it remain in its present state unt...
PARLIAMENTARY. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL FRIDAY, MAY 27. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 June 1870
PARLIAMENTARY. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL Fkiday, iV'i AY 27. The Council met at 12 o'clock. After the usual ft ra-al business had been disposed of, fcfce Chief Secretary (Hon. A. Stow) moved that the Council edjcurn till 3 o'clock p.re. Carried. At 3 o'clock the Council reassembled, and immediately alter the Gcvernor-in-Chief ar rived. Xhe members of the House of Assembly, by command of hi6 Excellency, assembled behind the bar. Hie I xcellency then delivered his opening speech, which briefly alluded to the Port Au gusta and South-hastern Hailwa}s, the- wa=te lands cf the Crcwr, the tariff, education, &c. His Excellency and the members of the House of Assembly having r tired, The Hon. J. Baker moved an adjournment until Tuesday, which was carried. 1 UESDAY, MAX SI. The usual formal statements were made bj the late and present Chief Secretaries respecting the change rf Min'stry. A Committee WBS appointed to prepare the reply to the Governor's Sp&lt;ech, ih«u* report to be br...
HOYLE'S PLAINS AND PORT WAKEFIELD TRAMWAY. (To the Editor of THE NORTHERN ARGUS.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 June 1870
HOYLE'S PLAINS AND PORT WAKEFIELD TRAMWAY. (To the Editor of THE NORTHERN A SOUS.) Sir-As I know that no man can reasonably hope to reform any public abuse without incur ring he indignation of those whose interests are affected thereby, I am in no way surprised at the extremely illogical letter of Mr. John JStjle9 in your last issue, who seeks to impugn my approximate estimate of the probable traffic on the Poit WakefieM Irani way. As eelf-interest is the guiding principle of the bulk of mankind* I will lay cdde that. " John Styles" is in busi ness at Port Wakefield, and is consequently interested in upholding and defending any scheme (no matter how ruinous to the general community) that, in vulgar parlance, will bring grist to his mill. Now, though Mr. Styles'a letter is hardly worth a reply, yet, with your permission, Mr. Editor, I will demonstrate its selfishness and absurdity. Mr. Styles opens his letter with some personal allusions to the recent election, which, as that electio...
THE LATE CONCERT. (To the Editor of THE NORTHERN ARGUS) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 June 1870
THE LATE CONCERT. (To/ the Editor of THE NORTHERN ARGTTR ^ Sis-As the Be v. M>. Soabe has not im pugned t^e truthfulness of my report of the late concert, I do not intend to reply to his letter of the 27th inBt. further than by asking one question:-When penning the statement that "the audience was evidently inclined to extend applause and encouragement to every effort made during the evening," was the re*\ gentleman aware of the fact that a prominent member of the committee had to use his influ ence with those around him to prevent one of the singers being hissed off the stage ? R I am, Sir, &c., YOFB BEPOB.TEE oir THE OCCASION. May 30,1870.
CHINESE NOTIONS OF ECLIPSES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 June 1870
CHINESE NOTIONS OF ECLIPSES. The Chinese generally have no ra tional idea of the cause of eclipses. The common explanation is that the sun or the moon has experienced some disaster. Some even affirm that the object eclipsed is being- devoured by an immense ravenous monster. This is the most popular sentiment in Fuhchau in regard to the procuring cause of eclipses. All look upon the object eclipsed with wonder. Many are filled with apprehension and terror. Some of the common people, as well as man darins generally, enter upon some course of action, the express object of which is to save the the luminary from its dire calamity, or to rescue it from the jaws of its greedy enemy. Mandarins must act officially, and in virtue of their being officers of govern ment. Neither they nor the people seem to regard the immense distance of the celestial object as at all interfering with the success of their efforts. The high mandarins procure the aid of priests of the Tauist sect at their ya muns....