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FOREIGN. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 10 June 1870
FOREIGN. The German papers record the death of Dr. Carl Frifdrich .Neumann, the historian and Orientalist. A monster aerolite is said to have fallen near Mourraup, North Africa, weighing 5,000 lbs. There have been serious disturbances at Bar celona. The combination of a new Portuguese Mi nistry has collapsed, and Saldanha returns to office. The Forte has definitely sanctioned the seces sion cf the Armenian Catholics. The Duke de Montpeneier has been arrested for his duel with Don Henrique de Bourbon. The Epoca states that numerous priests refuse to take the oath to the Spanish Constitution. M. de Leseeps states that £320,000 will be required this year to complete the workB re quired by the Suez Canal. There have been riots in Spain. At Gratia 19 insurgente were killed, 10 wounded, and 42 made prisoners. A great Polar expedition is being prepared in Sweden for the years 1871 and 1872. The Turkish Government is said to be fa vorable to the reforms in the administration of justice whic...
SADDLEWORTH. (FROM A CORRESPONDENT.) Jane 8. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 10 June 1870
SADDLEWORTH. (FROM A C©EKESP03TDENT.) Jane 8. The farmers in this quarter are anticipating splendid crops next year, and are consequently in better spirits than they have been for the lost three year?. The township is improving fast, and several new and handsome buildings have been erected lately, and there is a likelihood of a number of others being built before this time next year. The inhabitants about here will be highly elated when the railway is opened as far as the Burra, as they will then be enabled to take a trip to the metropolis and back in two days, and have sufficient time to transact their busi ness. There is no necessity for making any remarks about the rain fa;], as it is generally known that this part of the district has come iu for its full share.
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, JUNE 7. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 10 June 1870
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, JUNE 7. I The Commissioner of Crown I#ands moved his jand resolutions, which were partly debated, and the discussion was then adjourned till next day. The Treasurer moved resolutions relative to the construction of the Fort Darwin and Poit Augusta telegraph, which were passed in an amended form. WEDNESDAY, J UKE 8. A bill to legalise the marriage with a deceased -wife's sister was introduced by Mr. Hay and carried through all its stages. Mr. Hughes's motion respecting the Glare and Wallaroo Railway was withdrawn. DON'T BEAD THIS !-We rarely see so much sense in a email space as marks the following paragraph, "which was taken from an address before the convention of Indiana editors and publishers:-*' Long credit is the bane that destroys so many country papers. It is this slow poiBon that kills them, or causes them to drag out a miserable existence. All the ex penses attending the publishing business are cash, and unless you receive cash for your labor?, h...
AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 10 June 1870
AMERICA. A memorial from Mr. Cyrus Field, asking for aid to lay a cable between California, China, and Japan, has been presented to Congress. In Canada the Habeas Corpus Act has been suspended. A Fenian i[>va&im is considered imminent. * The Bishop of Maryland, U.S , has recently confirmed a child nice years of age. At a temperance meeting in Buffalo a lady declared that it was a grave sin for parents to allow tfceir children to use condiments! The Senate has passed the bill admitting Georgia to representation in Congress, As the Canadian revenue is deficient, the new j budget proposes increased taxes on imports of flour, ^rain, coal, salt, and wine. The colored citizens of Boston celebrated on j Good Friday the ratification of the Suffrage' Amendment by a torchlight procession. The Boston Advertiser maintained as absurd that Mr. Burlinghame was poisoned from jea lousy by his colleagues in the Chinese embassy. An enthusiastic meeting has been held at Toronto to express in...
MINTARO. (FROM A CORRESPONDENT.) June 8. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 10 June 1870
MINTARO. (FXtOM A COERESPOUDENT.) Jur;e 8. Is Ib with regret I hare to mention the de cease of the late Mr. Jhomas Dempsey, of TJpper Wakefield, aged 79 years, after a short fllntss. The funeral took place on Monday last, at nocn, the arrangements being under the management of Mr. Threadgoid, of Auburn. The hearse wee foUowed by about 50 vehicles and about 120 horsemen, who attended to shove their last token of respect for the decrased and the bereaved rela&lt;ivee3 of whom there is a large family.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 10 June 1870
SALE BY AUCtlQN ^ CLABE. ON MONDAY ;13,^ At 3o'clock p.m. AT SMITH'S HOTEL YABDS, CLABE. UNDER A BILL OF SALE. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION as above, 3 veiy superior DEAUGHX HOB-SES 1 do. MABE 2 Brood Mares and Foal 2 unbroken Colts 1 very good Milch Cow 2 Heifers 1 Colonial-made English-style Waggon, very good 1 Reaping Machine 1 Winnowing do. 1 Corn Crasher 1 Spring Cart 3 Ploughs 2 Sets Harrows, and 4 Sets Harness, Also, A gord Draught Horse, Dray., and Harness. Sale without reserve* Terms at sale. ITM. LENNON, Auctioneer. Clare, June 6,1870. SALE BY AUCHON AT CLABE. ON MONDAY, 13th JUNE, at 4 o'clock pm. AT SMITH'S HOTEL YABDS, CLABE. BY OBDEB OF THE TRUSTEE, UNDER DEEi) OF ASSIGNMENT. IN BE BBAY. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, as above, 1 Horse Dray 1 do. Bake 1 Scarifier, 1 Iron Harrow 10 Sheets Galvanised Iron 1 Set Swiugletrees 1 Doz. Bags 1 Set Plough Chains Book Dejbts, &c. Sale without Beserve, Terms at Sale. WM. LENNON, Auctioneer. Clare, June 9,1870. WEDNESDAY AND THUBSDAY, JU...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 10 June 1870
0 LAKE STEAM FLOUR AND CHAFF MILLS, OHAM3 KIMBER, Pbofbietob. Flour, firen, Pollsrd, ChBff, sod Crushed Corn always for sale. AP A E T K E , . Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer, CLARE. N.B.-FUNERALS FURNISHED on the most reasonable terms. JAMES GREEN WOO D,| CHEMIST, AND DRUGGIST, BOOKSELLER, STATIONER, AND NEWS AGENT. MAIN STREET, CLARE. [4 j> E E C I W~. DYER, CHEMIST AND DRUGGIST, HOORINGA, BURRA BURRA. EW H I T F O R D, . SADDLE & HABNESS MAKEB, MINTAEO, Has always in stock a large assortment of i£nglish and Colonial Saddlery of every de Ecription, 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. AND C. B E C K M A N N, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL BUTCHERS AND SAUSAGE MAKERS. THOMSON, DRAPER, AND GENERAL STOREKEEPER (Near Exmouth Hotel), SADDLEWORTH. J. M c C A U L WATCH AND CLOCK MAKER, | CLARE, [4 J M H. R. T. H. H O S I E R, SOLICITOR, Tows HALL, CLARE. MONEY to L...
COMMERCIAL. CLARE. "Northern Argus," office, Thursday evening, June 9. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 10 June 1870
COMMERCIAL. CI* ARE. Northern ArguB," office, Thursday evening, June 9. j Wheat, 4s 7a Flour, £11 per ton of *2000 lbs " per bag, 22s (cash) Bran, Is 5d per bushel Pollard, 1b 6d per bushel ChafE, £5 Os Fresh butter Is lOd per lb Potted butter, none Eggs, Is per doz Bacon, lOd per lb Ham, none Cheese, colonial, Is 2d; English, Is 8d Potatoes, 6a 6d per cwt. Onions, 2d per lb. AUBURN. | . June 9. Wheat, 4s 8d per bushel; flour, 24s per bag; bran, Is 5d per bushel; pollard, Is 8d per bushel; chaff, £4 10s per ton; oats, 5s per j bushel;,crushed barley, 5s Od per bushel; seed I barley, 5s per bushel; bread, 3£d per 21b loaf; | beef, 5d to 6d per lb j mutton, 2d to 3d per lb.; potatoes, 6s 6d; onions, 2d per lb; butter, Is lOd; bacon, 8d per lb ; eggs, Is per dcz. ADELAIDE. June 8. Wheat, 5s 4d Flour, £1110s to £12 10s
The Northern Argus. FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 10 June 1870
FJRIDAY, JUNE 10, 1870. WITH commendable promptitude, the Government have lost no time in sub mitting- to the House of Assembly a series of resolutions intended to be the foundation of a liberal Land Bill. The first is to the effect that so much of the unsurveyed portion of the province as lies to the south of the boundary com monly known as Goyder:s line of rain fall shall be surveyed in blocks not exceeding164.-0 acres. The second reso lution provides that all lands hereafter to be offered for sale, excepting- lands mentioned in resolutions 5 and 6, be offered in the first place for free selec tion at 20s per acre, payable by ten yearly instalments of 2s each, under regulations providing for residence, improvements, and cultivation. The third resolution stipulates that any lands so offered for selection that shall remain for one year unsold, and all lands which have been offered at auc tion and remain unsold, may be sold by tender at an upset price of 20s per acre cash, without an...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 17 June 1870
MISCELLANEOUS. BircYiire FACES.-Nothing is more common than to read of people who, under certain condi tions of grief, "bury their heads in their hand?," This will account, we presume, for the largo number of grave faces that we see about us every day. UNKIND.-Old lady to her niece: " Good gracious, Matilda ! but it's cold. My teeth are actually chattering." Loving niece: "Well, don't let 'em chatter too much, or they may tell where you bought 'em." An accident took place in Richmond, A me* rica, where the floor of the Court of Appeal gave way, and fell on the House of Deputies assembled beneath. Fifty-nine persons, of whom 20 were deputies, were killed, and 125 were injured. The emancipation of woman in the United States has led to a result which eyen Mr. Mill does not seem to have anticipated. A female banking house has been opened at New Tork, and upm its first day of business upwards ol 4,000 persons called at the offices. The ladies «re said to have shown perfect self-possessio...
CAPTURE OF POWER. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 17 June 1870
CAPTURE OF POWER. The following interesting- account of the taking of Power, the bushranger, has arrived by teleg'ram from Wanga ratta under date of Monday last: "On Sunday, the 27th ult., Superin tendents Nicolson and Hare met Ser geant Montford at an appointed place in the Wangaratta police sub-district. Inquiries were prosecuted in various directions till Thursday, the 2nd inst., when, accompanied by Donald, a black tracker, they started into the mountains at the head of King River and Fifteen mile Creek, avoiding* all persons and settlements. They were engaged in searching the ranges till the afternoon of Saturday, the 4th inst., taking every precaution against betraying their pre sence. On that day, after dark, a push was made for a particular range at the head of King River, in which it was suspected Power had a hiding-place. The night was pitch dark, the rain was falling heavily, and the river being their only guide they had to keep close along the bank, through swamps, creek...
DISTRICT COUNCILS. CLARE, Monday, June 13. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 17 June 1870
DISTRICT COUNCILS. CLARE, Monday, June 13. Present-Messrs Hunter (in the chair), Bray, and Hitchcox. Messrs. Bray and Hitch cox tendered their re ignatioas as councillors, which were accepted. Clerk to advertise nomi nation and election meetings. Clerk to write to William Boundey, Jks., requesting him to remove tree near Mr. Ruchioch's section at Sevenhills. UPPER WAKEFIELD, Tuesday, June 7. Present-All the members. Letter from Mrs. M'Namara, Mrs. ?hibbins,and Messrs Richard son & Harvey. Application by Mrs. Hodges for rations. Mr. Spicer reported repairs required. Mr. Ward to get same done. Robert Ireland reported repairs at ford. £2 granted for same. J. Lines applied for an extension of time to complete bis contract. One month granted. Mr. P. King applied for wtterhole to be made reserve on Section 95. Requisition by rate payers to be signed before same entertained. Letter to be written to house surgeon of Hos pital as to John Bullock's son being admitted, and the cost att...
POLICE COURT—CLARE. TUESDAY, JUNE 14. (Before Messrs. J. Varley, S.M., and C. Kimber, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 17 June 1870
POLICE COURT-CLABE. TUESDAY, JUNE 14. (Before Messrs. J". Valley, S.M., and C. Kimber, French v. Golds worthy.-This was an action for assault, alleged to have been committed on 1st of June? Anna French, deposed: Saw defendant on the first of thiB month, about 10 or 11 o'clock a.m. Did not speak to her, nor ebe+o me j but as I came back from where I had: been she carue a few steps from the door of Mrs. Bon num's bouse and threw some flour and water over my hat and dress. Mrs; Jeffrey was pre sent. Defendant turned round and said,! beg your pardon. It - was dirty water. Do ; not1 believe it was an accident. Have spoken to her previously. Cross-examined Will swear that'the defef> dant came out of- the door. There is only one door in the house to throw water out cf, but they need not have thrown it on me. * Hugh M'Gruinness deposed : I1 know plaintiff and defendant. Remember the 1st of this month. Saw Mrs. French paes Mrs.: Bonnum's door. Heard Sarah Golds worthy say, Let's get some ...
THE GOLDFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 17 June 1870
THE GOLDFIELDS. The Bsrossa correspondent of the Crawler Times thus writes:-" Since my last we have had splendid rains, which admits of washing being proceeded with, and full operations night and day at the crashers. It is believed there will be sufficient water now for uninterrupted wort, and if so 4 or 5 weeks more will suffice to render merchantable the accumulated stocks of cement we have raised. That accomplished, we may hope for some revival of life and acti vity here, and this is really needed. The rush at the Moonta Hill is subsiding, nothiig of any account having been struck. A "rush" is a very good thing in its way, but the immediate issue has no infallibility about it. Productive ground has been found in scores of instances which has been condemned at first; and with* out going further, take the case of the Deep Lead. Hence, Watts, Storer, and parly have this week crushed 10 tons, which have given 41 ounces per ton, making amongst the very best crushings we have had on th...
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the "Government Gazette," June 9.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 17 June 1870
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the " Government Gazette," June 9.) MENTAEO.-White cow, red on neck and legs, red eare, notch in near ear, like ?d on near thigh, illegible brands off- ribs, very poor. To be sold June 20. A. Smith, poundkeeper. CJLAEE.-Bark chestnut horse, star, black strip off hip, 1 ke $ over -. with p» over near shoblder, like h off shoulder; bay horse, star, hobbles on, scar on off hip, like rs near shoul der; red-sided steer, about two years old, white back and beliy, if branded not visible. To be sold June 27. Bark brown mare, large star, black points, illegible brand like K or s off shoulder. To be sold July 4. GK Beeee, poundkeeper. MfiiBOSE.-Light bay mare, small star in forehead, long tail, blotch brand off shoulder might mean s, 8,.or b. To be sold July 4. C. Yatep, poundkeeper. Hookina.-Fieabitten grey cob horse, ss near shoulder, c near neck; dark grey cob horse, ss near shoulder. To be sold July 4. C. Kite, poundkeeper. SPUING GTTJXY.-Bed and white spotted he...
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. FRIDAY, JUNE 10. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 17 June 1870
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. FRIDAY, JUSTE 10. I A petition was presented from the City Cor poration, praying the House to refer the Market Bill to a select committee. A number of questions were put and an swered. On the motion of Mr. Ward, a return was ordered of proceeds from the sale of waste lands in the colony, and the amounts expended in roads and railways from the Loan Fasd and the general revenue. On the motion of Mr. Bright, correspondence relative to the removal from office of the Ac countant and Supervisor of Railways was laid on the table. The private business on the paper was allowed to give place to the Grovernment measures. The Port Augusta and Port Darwin Tele graph Sill was passed through all its remaining stages. The Insolvency Bill was passed through Com mittee with some amendments, and the third reading fixed for Tuesday. TUESDAY, JUNE 14. The publishers of the Wallaroo Times were declared guilty of contempt for using false, scandalous, and derogatory language respecting t...
WATERVALE. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT) June 16. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 17 June 1870
WATERYAI/E. ;; (FBOM OTTK OW2TJDOBEESPONDBNT ) , June 16. i The weather has' been excessively wintery during this week. Monday was cold and,dampv and on Tuesday a strong and blustering east Wind reminded us ofequinoctialgaleB inthe old country; and, being the coldest day of the aeason, 8ome people had to go without fires on account of smoky chimneys. On Wednesday the raineame down intorrents, notwithstanding which there was a good attendance at Messrs; A;. King ;& Co^s Bale of Mr. ^aul jBadcock'% Btock-in-trade. A" large quantity of furniture, and useful and fancy articles Were sold at.good. prices, but the most valuable lots remain to be disposed of to-day. . .Selling 'off seems to be the fashion in our little township just, now,, as a reference to your busmess-columns wiH shbfa that the miscellaneous stock at the " Dispen sary" is being cleared out at costprice. ; There is talk of a series of monthly popular-, entertainments in the Forestere*!!#!), atinillioa prices, butth...