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STATE OF THE FOOTPATHS. (To the Editor of THE NORTHERN ARGUS) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 June 1870
STATE OF THE FOOTPATHS. (To the Editor of THE NORTHERN ARGUS 1 Sm-With your permission I should like to draw the attention of our Municipal magnates to the slippery condition of the footpaths. As a ratepayer paying a heavy rate, and being likely to do so for some time to come, I cer tainly think that something might be done to make the footpaths in Main-street, if not those in others, more passable than they are at pre sent. I am well aware that the Corporation are heavily in debt, but at the same time I con eider that is no justifiable reason why pedes trians should be in danger of dieloeatirg gome of their jviiits or spoiling their wearing apparel when they pay for keeping the streets in proper condition. It would not cost much to put a coating of sand half an i:eh thick on both eidea of Main-street, and I most sincerely hope that eome of the Councillors will think it worth their while to bring the matter forward at their meeting on Monday next, as I for one have a great objection...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 June 1870
EN POUNDS REWARD will be given A to any Person, pxe>*pt the offender, who will give sufficient information to Convk t the Person or Pe-spns. who deliberately, DA MAGED my SADDLE at Finniss Point on t^e eveuing of the 10 h April. But if the the offender himself ^ould confess he will receive. lull forgiveness, advice how to become civilised and decent, and the fault kept secret. GhEOteGE HANNAFORD, Jun. 'Riverton, April 12, 1870. ~^J"OTICE TO CARPENTERS. WANTED, TENDERS for Providing and Laying TWO IFLO.OitS, with one-incb Singapore Cedar Boards. Particulars to be had from Mr. J. Durrant, Clare. Tenders re ceived up to the Llth instant. EN RY CONRY, Boot and Shoe Maker, Clare. All orders promptly attended JONATHAN DURRANT. Clare, June 2, 1870. to.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 June 1870
1 ABE STEAM FL OU B AND CHAFF MILES, CHARLES KIMBER, PROPRIETOR. Flour, Bran, Pollard, Chaff, and Crushed Com 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 GEE EN WOOD,! CHEMIST, AND DRUGGIST, BOOKSELLER, STATIONEE, AND NEWS AGENT. Main STEEET, Ciare. [4 jp E R G Y W~. D Y E E, CHEMIST akd DEUGGIST, KOOEINGA, BURRA BURSA. W H I T F O E D, . SADDLE & HARNESS MAKES, MINTARO, Has always in stock a large assortment of English and Colonial Saddlery of every de scription, 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. JjV A 25 D C. BECKMAHI, WHOLESALE AISXJ RETAIL i BUTCHERS AND SAUSAGE MAKERS C* A. T H O M S O N , DRAPER, AND GENERAL STOREKEEPER (Near Exmouth Hotel), S A D D L E W O R T H. J M c C A U L , WATCH AND CLOCK MAKER, CLARE, [4 MR. T. B . HOSIER, SOLICITOR, TOWN HAIL, CLARE...
WEEK'S INSOLVENCIES. (From the "Government Gazette," May 26) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 June 1870
WEEK'S INSOLVENCIES. (From the "Government Gazette," Maj «Tohn Leitclij the elder, of East Wellington, farmer. Henry John Davidson Munfcon and Samuel Hills (Munton, Hiils, & Co.), of Adelaide, wholesale vrarcliouseiren. Edward Wilrcof, of Jfoa? lungs, ins son.
COMMERCIAL. CLARE. "Northern Argue," office, Thursday evening, June 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 June 1870
COMMERCIAL. CLARE. Northern Argue," office, Thursday evening, June 2. « - Wheaf, 4s 7d Flour, £11 per ton of 2000 lbs " per bag, 22$ (cash) Bran, Is 5d per bushel Pollard, Is 6d per bushel Chaff, £5 Os Fresh butter Is lOd per lb Potted butter, none Eggs, lOi per doz Bacon, lOd per lb Ham, none Cheese, colonial, Is Od; English, Is 8d Potatoes, 6s 6d per cwt. Onions, 2d per lb. AUBTJEN. June 2. ? Wheat, 4s 7d per bushel; flour, 25s per bag; bran, Is 5d per bushel; pollard, Is 8d per bushel; chaff, £4 10s per ton; oats, 5s per bushels crushed barley, 5a Od per bushel; seed barley3 5s per bushel; bread, 3|d per 21b loaf; beef, 5d to 6d per lb; mutton, 2d to 3d per lb.; potatoes, 6s 6d; onions, 2d yer lb; butter, Is lOd ; bacon, 8d per lb; eggs. Is per d z. WALLAROO. May 20. Wheat, 5B Id to 5s 2d. ADELAIDE. June 1, Wheat, 5s 4d Flour, £1110s to £12 10s
SUDDEN DEATH AND INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 June 1870
SUDDEN DEATH AND INQUEST. An inquiry into the circumstances attending the death of Thomas O'Neill took place at Ford's Hotel, Clare, on Saturday last, before Inspector Roe, J.P. A respectable, jury of 13 having been sworn &nbsp; in, Mr. Durrant was chosen foreman. After proceeding to Mr. Hope's and viewing the body, the following evidence was adduced :- &nbsp; Mary Daly deposed; I reside at Walter Walter. About half-past 4 o'clock yesterday &nbsp; &nbsp; evening I saw the deceased Thomas O'Neill passing by the house in which I live. He was staggering as if under the influence of liquor, He proceeded about 20 yards, when I thought he sat down, I went out shortly afterwards, and on my return, in about an hour's time, my little girl informed me that Mr. O'Neill was sitting down, with water flowing from his mouth. I thought something was the matter, and proceeded to where he was sitting. On lifting up his head, I found that he was quite dead, I then calle...
POLICE COURT—CLARE. SATURDAY, MAY 28. (Before Messrs. Gower and Kimber, J.P.s.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 June 1870
POLICE COURT-CLARE. SATURDAY, MAY 28. (Before M>pere. Gower and Kimber, J.P.e.) Peter Long was charged with being an idle and disorderly person, having no visible means of support. John S. Roe deposed: About 10 or 12 days ago the prisoner was in Glare. He was about for several day?, sometimes knreling down and sometimes imitating the blowing of a horn. I took no notice of him, but others mentioned the circumstance to me, and said they were frightened. I thought he was harmless. The day before yesterday I saw the prisoner again at Auburn. The first thing he did was to go oa his knees right before me, and then jump up and down. Mr. Bleechmore said he was afraid to leave his house. He grinned and langhed, and I have every reason to believe he is out of his right mind. W. 3. Dix, police trooper, deposed : At seven o'clock last evening I saw the prisoner kneeling down with his hands upward?. He was making a great nois?. I considered him a lunatic at the time. I asked him where he live...
ENGLISH. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 10 June 1870
ENGLISH. Her Majesty has given 100 guineas to the Freemasons' Schools. Lord Minto will succeed Lord Ailsa as Knight of the Thistle. Lord Courtney has resigned his seat for East Devon. In one day Lord Penzance granted decrees nisi for the dissolution of 15 marriages. Lord E lies mere'8 pictures have been sold by auction for £16,700. Last quarter 20,000 persons emigrated from Liverpool. Lord Derby said the othqr day that apart from the rate?, as much money as would feed and clothe 40,000 persons was given away in London, and yet pauperism was on the increase. The funds necessary to enable fcbe Albert As surance Company to meet its liabilities is now almost fully subscribed. The University billiard match has been won this year by Oxford. Mr. Henry T. Holland has been appointed Under-Secretary of S'ate to the Colonial Office. The Rev. Charles Leslie has been appointed Bishop of Kilmore. He will receive the re venue of the See till the 1st of &lt;Tanuajy. Mr. Odgers' friends have...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 10 June 1870
COMMERCIAL. South Australian Sixes, Jan.-July, are quoted at lllf, Mr, Kelmuth Schwarfze reports of the wool sales under date April 20:-" The sales, which opened firmly at last series® closing rates pro gress with good spirit; a large number of home and foreign buyers attend, and owing to the animated competition some kinds are |d and sometimes Id dearer than during the last few days, while prices for all description may be said to stand, if not higher, at least on a par with the highest quotations of last series. The pales will lest till the 12" h of May, and comprise 146,890 baleB Australian wool, and 16,320 Cape. Produce Market.-Tallow has declined Is to Is 6d per cwt. Hides are in good demand, and show a slight advance for light averages. Lea ther has receded Is 4d per lb. Mimosa bark unaltered. Copper.-Peak Downs, £72 for cakes; £73 for ingote. The aggregate value of exports to the Aus tralian colonies is £7,801 higher than last month. Adelaide exports, £51,989. Decrease, £4,54...
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 10 June 1870
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL. Newspaper Dates to April 23. London Telegrams to May 14. LFrcm the Adelaide papers.} The branch mail steamer Alexandra wag sighted off Grlenelg shortly after 10 o'clock on Saturday morning. The following is a SUMMARY OF NEWS. London, May 13. The wool sales closed heavy at February rates; two-thirds were' taken for the Continent The Liverpool sales of Australian meat were considered satisfactory. _ The Tasmanian loan was successfully nego tiated at £107 and upwards, Mr. Torrens's motion for the appointment of a Select Committee on the colonial relatione was lost by 43 votes. Suggestions were made respecting the limitation by royal veto of the appointments of colonial envoys. Mr. Glad stone defended Earl Granville's policy towards the colonies. The British and Australian cable from India to Singapore will be shipped in August. Emigration westward is assuming monster proportions. An influential memorial has been presented to the Postmaster- General in favor...
THE NORTHERN MAIL ROUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 10 June 1870
THE NORTHERN MAIL ROUTE. On Thursday, June 2, a deputation, consisting of Sir G. S. Kingston, M.P., Messrs. H. E. Bright, M.P., Percy Wells, and W. Novice, waited upon Mr. Todd, the Postmaster-General, to urge the adoption of the route via Farrell's Flat for the conveyance of the Canowie and Biinman mails. They pointed out that the settlers on Farrell's Flat and between the Clare line on the one side and the Burra line on the other, had no means of receiving and sending letters except by poat-offices which were a very considerable distance eastward or westward, in some cases as much as 20 or 25 miles off, and they represented that the distance from the township of Hanson along Farrell's Flat to Canowie was 10 or 12 miles shorter than by way of the Buira. They urged that either the Biinman mail should leave Hanson instead of Davies Town, and pass along Farrell's Flat, or else that a branch mail should be established for the benefit of the settlers ia that locality, Mr. Novice stating...
GENERAL SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 10 June 1870
GENERAL SUMMARY. Sir P. Wodebouee, in a speech to the Cape Legislature, counsels the colony not to accept responsible Government, as it would involve ultimate separation. The sprech attracted much attention, and has been discussed in Parliament. The second sale of Australian preserved meat was held at the Hop Exchange, in the Borough. The result was encouraging. At a meeting of the Royal Geographical Society, Sir Charles Nicholson gave an account of Forrest's explorations in Western Australia. Ia the discussion which ensued, the Imperial Government was condemned for assigning the Northern Territory to South Australia. The feasibility of breeding horses for India was strongly urged. Emigration is increasing. Extensive build ings at Plymouth have been prepared for recep tion of immigrants destined for Victoria. Pro vision is made for 1,000 people. A Government circular has been issued to the Anstralian colonies, Tasmania, and New Zea land, aekice what prospects each offered to emigran...
LATE TELEGRAMS. London. May 12. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 10 June 1870
LATE TELEGRAMS. London. May 12. 1 Tbe Atlantic yacht race between the Cambria (English) and the Sappho (America) was won easily by the Cambria. Mace is declared champion of America after fighting 10 rounds. The Red R ver insurgents and the Canadian Government have come to terms, and the rebel lion is at an end. Judgment has been given in the "Bridgewater Bribery prosecutions. Mr. Fennelly has been sentenced to 12 months' imprisonment and a fine &lt;if £1,000. Dr, Kinglake has been fined £200. Mr. Hardimect has been sentenced to a further six months' imprisonment. Mr. Milne is fined £100. The (Ecumenical Council has adopted the Constitution de fide. The Pope refused to communicate tbe French despatch to the Coun cil. The French Government will take no fur ther steps in reference to the Council. The House of Ccmmons has read a second time the Bill removing the electoral disabilities of women. Cardinal Cullen has published a letter urging the Irish Catholic clergy to support Mr...
THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH IN INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 10 June 1870
THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH IN INDIA. It is curious to remark how abso lutely tlie judgment of English society in Japan, China, the Straits, and India has confirmed the original impression of Sydney regarding the Duke and re versed that of Melbourne. At Hong Kong- and Singapore he is still, long after his departure, affectionately toasted as " The Stroke Oar," in allu sion to his happy compliment to Admiral Keppel. In Calcutta, the pubiic jour nals and private letters concur in describing His Royal Highness as a sensible, unaffected, gentlmanly young fellow-a man who would be popular and pleasant in any station of life. Of the arrogance, contempt for public opinion, and stinginess with which the Melbourne papers stigamatised him no one any were else has been able to discover a *race. We are rather sur prised at this. The command of a man of-war is just the position to develop arrogance even in a Quaker, and when to the despotic authority of a naval commanding officer is added the con scio...
PARLIAMENTARY. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL TUESDAY. JUNE 7. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 10 June 1870
PARLIAMENTARY. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL TUESDAY. JUKE 7. The Hon. J. T. Bagot brought forward his motion respecting the Port Augusta Kail way, and after some discussion the debate was ad journed till next day. The Insolvent Amendment Bill was further discussed in Committee, and the House re sumed, and the Committee obtained leave to sit on the following day. The Appropriation Bill was csrried through all its remaining stages. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8. The Insolvent Amendment Bill was carried through all its remaining stages. A motion in favor of the iutroductian of a bill to authorise the formation of a railway from Pert Augusta northward was carried.
THE GOLDFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 10 June 1870
THE GOLDFIELDS. From Barossa, the Gawler Times correspon dent writes:-" We are still unfavored with rain, and therefore inanimate. The water secured at the crushers suffices only to keep them in partial operation, and whilst this con tinues everything will be just ditto. What a contrast to the eager, ceaseless, night and day activity of twelve months since, and yet it is just this one keenly-felt want-water-which makes everything to stagnant, for as regards the established character of the place as a gold field, its pretensions are immeasurably superior now than then. Then a couple of gullies and one hill were all that were proved to be pro ductive; now we have several more of the foimer and many more of the latter. To guide and foster development it is, however, indispen sable that reduction keeps parallel with produc tion-that the steam power should not be van quished by manual labor. Fending this dul nese, many are driven to the old gully working?, and though turned over and over...
CLARE CORPORATION. MONDAY, JUNE 6. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 10 June 1870
CLARE CORPORATION. MONDAY, JUNE 6. Present-Councillors Kelly (in the chair). Fels, ai d Treieavan. The Major, r.ot beir.g well, was excused attending. The minutes of previous meeting were read and cot-firmed. A rate of cue shilling in the pound upon the esresement was passed. Tenders were osdeied to be called for making a footbridge east of CHeeson-street, and repairs to the road mar The Public Works Committee was requested to report on Main-street, as to removal of the blinding therefrom, Adjourned for a fortnight.
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the "Government Gazette," June 2.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 10 June 1870
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the " Government Gazette," June MINTABO.-Black horse, bltze down face, white riDg round near hind foot, like T over JD near shoulder j black sow pig, To be sold June 13. Aaron Smith, poundkeeper. MELSOSS.-Red steer, M tiff ribs, c off rump, top off off ear, down hoop horns ; red steer, M off ribs, star, little white on hind legs and feet; red steer, H off ribs, top off off ear; white steer, M off ribs, top off off ear j roan steer, M off ribs, top off off ear j red and white steer, white face, top off off ear, 21 off ribs. To be sold June 27. Charles Yates, poundkeeper, HOOKINA.- Black colt, about two years old, star in forehead, two hind feet white, if branded not visible. To be sold June 27. Cbas. Kite, poundkeeper.
WATERVALE. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT) June 9. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 10 June 1870
WATERVALE, (fbom oub OWN coeeespondknt ) June 9. A "tremor" of the earth is said to hare occurred here last Thursday, though I cannot say I felt it. The circumstance is variously described by different individuals: one got *' such a turn," another was *' almost frightened into fits," while a third, who is supposed to have been standing over the very centre of the convulsed portion of the earth, became so elec trified, that a violent attack of the monopoly - theionice, which has rendered him helpless for the last century and a half, was immediately cared. There is little else to report, and for once we are almost thankful for the dulness, as it pro ceeds in great measure from the seasonable rains-which you of Glare are doubtless enjoy ing as well as ourselves-which keep all the farmers busy on the land, and cause others who are not obliged to go out to stick to their fire sides.
HOYLE'S PLAINS AND PORT WAKEFIELD TRAMWAY. (To the Editor of THE NORTHERN ARGUS) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 10 June 1870
HOYLE'S PLAINS AND PORT WAKEFIELD TRAMWAY. (To the Editor of THE NORTHERN AEGTJS ) Sib-Mr. Jarman has evidently mistaken nay object in replying to his letter on the above subject. I wished merely to call attention to the classical scholar's incorrect statement, and in his reply he is not gentlemanly enough to thank me for bo doing, and not even attempted to substantiate his own. Mr. Jarman says we have good natural roads and other things in the district that we are npt aware of; and with reference to wheat, again comes in, and sayfl he is more capable of judging the probable yields of the future bar vests, not being interested. You do not know, Mr. Jarman, that in 1868 over 400,000 bushels were shipped from this port. Base your calcu lations on this sort of thing, and don't write nonsense such as the question you have asked the farmers and myself in your last, viz :-"If by the Port Wakefield Tramway you save 3d a busbel on all the wheat you grow, and the expenses of that tramway and...