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THE MARKEIS. ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 April 1869
THE MABKEIS. ADELAIDE. Wheat, 53 2d to 5s 3d Flour, £13 to £14 CLA.BE. Wholesale Wheat 4s 2d Flour, £11 5s per ton of 20Q0 Jbf Bran, lid per bushel Pollard, Is Id per buehel Chaff, £4 5s per Ton of 2000 !bs Fresh butter Is 4d per lb Potted buter, la 2d Eggs, 8J per dor. Bacon, 8d to 9I per lb Cheese, 83 rer lb Potatoes, 7s 6d.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 April 1869
REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS, DEATHS, AND MARRIAGES. BIETKS AND DEATHS.-Parents or occupiers of houses in which births have taken place or deaths have occurred, the coroner or district constable, in cases of bodies found, arc required to register (fcee of charge) births within 42 days, deaths within 10 days' tine of occurrence, under a penalty not exceeding £10, »Dd of £50 in case of refusal to comply when called upon by the district registrar. The minister or person officiating who shall be required to bury Gr to pei form any religious service for the burial of a dead body, shall be furnished with a certificate from a district registrar that such has been duly registered. Should such certifi cate not be produced before or at the time of burial, notice is to be given forthwith to the district registrar by any person who shall dis pose of a body by burial. Parents, guardian?, or persons cognizant of a birth or death may register (a birth after 42 days, a death afrer 10 titiys) on making de...
JAPAN. (From the "Hamilton Spectator.") [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 April 1869
JAPAN. (From the " Hamilton Spectator.") In describing- a lady, a detailed ac count of her dress is so pre-eminently necessary that I would preface my remarks with an elaborate description, but I am happily saved that task, as I noticed in one of the Spectators you were kind enough to send me, a very good account thereof, copied irom the Revue Des Mondes correct in all parts. The personal appearance of the female varies much, those of one district forming a distinct contrast to those of another, in one they are coarse and ug-ly, in another tall and fair, another plump and pretty, and so on, with as many variations as there are districts in the country. I can only speak of those amongst whom I am living. To one in whose mind the bonriie faces, lithe and graceful figures of the fair ladies of Hamilton are fresh, the contrast was anything but plea sant-funny, and seemingly distorted figures, dull and inexpressive faces. But after a time the distorted grow graceful, and dull faces becom...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 April 1869
KEW ZEALAND. Two strange accidents have occurred in Canterbury. A man fell in front of a reaping machine, and had his lower jaw cut off by the knives. Another was gored by a bull, whose horns went in at one side of the chest and came out at the other side. During a fire at a private house in Belfast, on Saturday, Dr. O'Hara, in endeavouring to escape, fell from a third storey window and received so much injury that no hopes are enter tained of his recovery. A meeting of working men has been held at Liverpool for the purpose of raising funds to present a testimonial to Mr. Gladstone. A sum of nearly £600 has already been subscribed. The Duke de Guise, only son of the Duke d'Aumale, was last week thrown from his horse in the hunting field , and fractured his leg. ^
NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 April 1869
NEW SOUTH WALES. The Government have issuod a pro clamation declaring that all British subjects entering the service of King Thakombau to subdue other Fijians, will render themselves liable to prose cution for misdemeanors. On the arrival of the City of Bris bane, on the 19th inst., from Brisbane, the Customs authorities went on board and seized four boxes, which upon examination.were found to contain a quantity of jewellery, , fancy pipes, and. obscene photographs.
TOBACCO CULTURE. (From the "Melbourne Economist." [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 April 1869
TOBACCO CULTURE. (From the " Melbourne Economist.") Some months since intending tobacco growers were informed through the advertising columns of our papers that £112 per ton would be given for good sound tobacco leaf. Many embarked in the speculation, and some few suc ceeded, although adverse seasons had to be contended against in some dis tricts. In those localities where the rain was most partial, and the land and system of culture suitable to the crops, the returns were highly ratisfactory the yield equal to a ton per acre, and the price obtained a paying one. In a contemporary's late issue an illiberal remark is made by a contributor in the Mornington district to the effect that the offers of the above amount per ton were "empty bubbles," and never intended to be anything more than a trap to intending growers. In justice to our manufacturers of the u leaf" in Melbourne, we can assure all up-coun l?y cultivators that not only was £112 per ton given this season, but that the growe...
CHRISTMAS AMONG THE NEW ZEALANDERS. From " The London." [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 April 1869
CHRISTMAS AMONG THE NEW ZEALANDERS. From " The London*/5* The manner of conducting tlie pro ceeding's was somewhat as follows : An extremely old gentleman, with a distressing1 amount of ophthalmia and scrofulous disfigurement, and with nothing to cover his shrunken and tottering limbs but the before-men tioned kilt, rose with his spear-shaped staff in his hand, and manifested a desire to express his opinions. Being, as brother Jonathan would call him, " an everlasting big bug," his words were waited for with profound atten tion, and he, accordingly, stepping into the midst of the circle, commenced his edification of the company as sembled by obliging them with a song, which vocal effort, it is needless to say, was rather piping and shrill, the chest . notes being nearly all delivered in a cough, «nd the falsetto, principally in a wheeze. Having brought this little prefatory piece of music to a conclu sion that was highly satisfactory to himself, at all events, he proceeded to furthe...
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the "Government Gezette," March 25) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 April 1869
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (F--om the "Government March "25 ) Impounded at the public pound, Whitwarta (nearest Post Office, Dalkey)-One cliesnut colt, blaze down face, near hind foot white, branded G off shoulder. If not claimed will be sold April 19, 1869 at noon. Peter Mathews, Poundkeeper. Impounded at the public pound, Section 2008, Hundred of Hanson, near the Cross Roads Inn (nearest Post Office, Kooringa)-One bay filly, star, snip on nose, two hind fetlocks white, like MA near shoulder. If not claimed, will be sold April 19, 1869, at noon. M. Leg-go, Poundkeeper. I Impounded at the public pound, Section 3040, Hundred of Kooringaj (Redruth nearest Post Office)-One | red and white bullock, piece out off ear, G off rump, G off ribs, GU near loin; one brin die and white bullock, piece out of off ear, G off rump, G off ribs, GU near loin. If not claimed, will be sold April 10, 1869, at noon. D. Macnamara, Poundkeeper. Impounded at the public pound, Springfield, in the Hundred of Gilbert,...
PENWORTHAM AND SEVENHILLS RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 April 1869
PENWORTHAM AND SEVEN HILLS RACES. These races came off on Easter Monday in a paddock between Pen wortliam and Sevenliills. The course was very heavy? and consequently the running" was nothing* very extra ordinary. There was a fair attendance j including a few of the fair sex. The racing was very good on the whole for a country place. The first race was for a saddle, the favourite being Mr. Krinewitter's Prince of Orange, which is not a had hack and appeared rather too strong for his competitors, Hanns and Judy. The second race was lor a first-class saddle and bridle, and being the grand event of the day, caused some little excitement. Mr Krine witter's bay mare Lucy was the favourite on account of her great strength, but she was evidently in no trim for racing. FIRST RACE. Hogskin Saddle. Entrance, 7s. 6d.; heats j catch weights. 1st Heat. Mr. Krinewitter's b g Prince of Orange . .. *** * Mr. Meyer's b g Hanns ^ Mr. Dugan's b m Judy ... « This was a capital race between Prince of Or...
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 April 1869
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. V1CTOBIA. A fine little boy named Portlock, seven years of age, was sent with a message by his mother, from Chewton to Golden Point, the other day, and on his way home, fell into an old drive and was drowned. Another large nugget, says the Inglewood Advertiser, and the largest yet found at Berlin, weighing 893 ozs., was found on Friday morning at the new rush at Lingham's flat, in the 20ft sinking by Patrick and James Hore, two old Kingower residents who had lately being living at St. Arnaud, who has returned to join in the rush. Their claim is opposite Mr. Thomas's newly erected store, some distance down the lead from the claim in which a few days ago a 201b. weight nugget was found. The Melbourne correspondent of the Wagga Wagga Advertiser tells the following story about Mr. Walter Montgomery. That modest individual appears to have been better appreciated at Albury, that "horrid bore" as he called it, than at the Melbourne Club. The correspondent says:-" Many o...
PICKINGS FROM "ADELAIDE PUNCH." THE VICTORIA REGIA. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 April 1869
PICKINGS FROM "ADELAIDE PUNCH." THE VICTORIA REGIA. First Visitor.-u And is the Lilly of the Valley ?" - Second Visitor.-u Yes, of great val'y; for, its house alone cost £600." Israelite.-ic Vot's become of Sami vell ?" Christian.-u Oh. 'e's 'ung." i Israelite.-£&lt; Ah, I allers thought he vould be; the knot in His handkercker vere alius a slipping- round under his ear." OFFENSIVE CONDUCT.-Passing a resolution without speaking to it. ELECTIONEERING REFLECTIONS. Strange of all the batch the Baker should be under-; and, also that the Murray should not rise higher than the other candidate's toe (Stom). A WORD TO THE UN-KNIGHTED ONES.-" Oh, how wretched is that man who hangs on Princes' favors." King Henry VIII. THE TRUE OIDIUM TUCKER-II. No meat, no flour, no tea, no sugar. A MOTTO FOR THE TREASURER. U A man in hue, all Hughes in his con trolling-."-Sliakespears Sonnets. WHAT CAUSES FIRES.-Careless ness causes fires-malice aforethought causes fire-accident causes fires everyth...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 9 April 1869
The K oetheRN Altars, which has a large and increasing circulation, is printed and published every Friday morning. The scale of charges is as follows Sfbsceiptioss. For I quarter,prepaid... ... £0 2 0 For the half-year, do ... ... 0 4 0 Per annum , do 0 8 0 Single copy ... ... 0 0 2 Advertisements. Per inch-First 4 insertions (each) £0 3 0 Every subsequent do... 0 2 6 Per Line-One line ... ... £0 0 6 Two do ... ... 0 1 0 Three do ... ... 0 1 4 Every additional line 0 0 4 All orders should be legibly written on the back of advertisements, and where no order is given, will be inserted until countermanded or out of date. Prepayment is requested from all occasional advertisers. Remittances can be made in notes, and money orders^ or for small sums in postage stamps. Advertisements intended for publication can be received up to 10 a.ne. on Thursday; and orders to countermand advertisements must be sent in (in writing) not later than Wednesday Printed by the proprietors, Clode & Ti...
ADELAIDE. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) April 6. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 9 April 1869
ADELAIDE (FBOM OUR OWS C0EEESP03SDEKT.) April 6. One thing is evident, that the metropolis is not always the place to obtain newe. Since jour last letter everything has partaken of the general dreariness that is usually supposed to follow the 1st April, and the only indications of liveliness are to be seen in the signs which preceed the approach of winter. The city, plantations, and park lands becoming now rapidly clothed in nature's livery. There i->, however, one eutject of regret, and that is that that interesting publication *' Adelaide Punch," whom everybody expected would have lived for any length of time, led by the genuis of a a few spirited contributors, has colapFed, not receiving sufficient support from the public to warrant the publishers continuing it longer. The curiosity of those who wish to know what horrible revelations the Stockade enquiry will bring to light/:still remains snsatbfied, the reason being perfectly inexplicable. Soma few weeks ago the delay in prod...
THE IMPOUNDING ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 9 April 1869
THE IMPOUNDING ACT. Tbe following is clause 22 of tlie Impounding Act, No. 8 of 1858- . " It shall be lawful for the proprietor or occupier, or any person in charge of any en closed,garden or. enclosed land, to destroy by any means, except by the use of poison, and in six hours afterwards, if not claimed by the owner, to remove or bury any gnats, pigs, dogs, poultry, or rabbits found trespassing therein: Prodded that the proprietor or occupier, or person in charge of such garden or land, shall hard given notice of such his intention in writing to the owner of any goats, pigs, dogs, poultry, or rabbits so trespassing, or shall previously have advertised twice in anv two or more, of the public newspapers of the said pro vince such his intention to destroy all goats, pigs, dogs, poultry, or rabbirs found trespassing on such garden or enclosed land as aforesaid."
THE STUBBLE BURNING AND BUSH FIRE ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 9 April 1869
THE STUBBLE BURNING- AND BUSH FIRE ACT. This Act was passed in the session of 1864 for the pnrpose of restraining the negligent or wilful destruction of property by fire. It pro vides that any person wilfully or negligently destroying, injuring, or endangering property by setting on fire or burning timber, grainy straw, stubble, hay, grass, or other produce or material growiDg, lying, or being in any place whatever, shall, on conviction, forfeit a penalty not lees than £3 nor exceeding £10, Holders of annual depasturage licences to give one day's notice of intention to burn scrub, &c., within hundreds to Crown Lands Banger. No fire shall be lighted for burning stubble, &c., be tween 1st November and 15th April, unless between 6 and 10 o'clock in the afternoon. District Councils have power to alter the hours of burning in their districts by notice in the " Government Gazette," and by fixing same on door on District Council Office for 30 days. No stubble ehall be burne...
KOORINGA. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT) April 7. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 9 April 1869
KOORINGA. (FCOSI OUE OW3T COBEESPOKDELFT ) April 7. Easter lias come and gone with its usual amount "of feasting and chapel anniversaries, all of wlncli passed off With great success, notwithstanding dulness of times. Farming operations are likely to be carried on this year on a very enlarged scale judging from the stocks of agri cultural implements which several of our storekeepers have bought, and which from my own observations ob tain a ready sale. Much speculation is rife as to the value the South Australian Mining' Association is likely to put on the pro perty in the Burra; the leases having generally but a very short period to run. Messrs. Fry, Brothers, it is under tood will have about finished their con tract on the end of the Railway line in a month. Where the terminus is to be still remains a mystrv. wby and where fore no one can tell. One of our tradesmen is believed to be very much troubled with a horrid nightmare which makes "night hideous." He fancies there is a fine r...
THE DOG ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 9 April 1869
THE DO a ACT. The Dog Act of the session of 1867 provides that all dogs shall be registered, if three months old, every year, under a penalty of £1, or not more than £6. If registration be effected be tween 1st July and 31st December in any year, dog deemed to bo rcgiotorcd xmtil -let July of year next ensuing; if effected between 1st January and 30th June, then dog deemed to be registered until 1st July in the year then next ensuing. Description of dog to be given. Penalty for false description, £2 to £5. Fee for certificate or receipt on registration, 5s. Proof of registration lies with keeper of dog. Copy of aforesaid certificate may be obtained on payment of Is. Lists to be exhibited in [Registrar's office. Dogs registered to have collars round neck, with number of district, name of owner, and number of register marked thereon j penalty, 5s to 40s. Dogs at large not registered or without collar may be seized and killed, which constables and rangers are specially ordered to do. O...
WATERVALE. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. April 3. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 9 April 1869
WATERVALE. (FBOM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. April 3. Our little township still exhibits signs of progression. Several improve ments are nearly completed, and I hear of numerous enlargements in contemplation. The members of the Forresters' Court, and the Mutual Improvement Society, steadily increase ; and I believe the latter intend giving ai grand literary and musical entertain-1 ment on the 21st inst., which will! doubtless be a great attraction, as every one was greatly pleased with the last performance. The Bible Christians held their anniversary on Easter Sunday and Monday, when the place was thronged with visitors. A terrible accident, attended with fatal results, happened to a lad 15 years of age, and son of Mr. Reuben Solly, last week. The boy was out at plough, and while attending to the coupling-strap, which had brokon, he got in between the horses, which started off, dragging the ploughshare into the poor lad's leg. He was taken home, and every attention, medical and otherwise...
TIME-TABLE OF THE ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF THE ENGLISH MAIL FOR 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 9 April 1869
TIME-TABLE O'F THE ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE Off THE ENGLISH MAIL POR 1869. OUTWARD BOUTE. Leaves London via Marseilles.* Arrives at Adelaide. January February March April May June July August September October November December December March April May June July August August September ... October November ... December ... 1870. January February ... 16 13 11 8 6 3 31 28 26 23 21 18 15 HOMEWABD ROUTE. Leaves Adelaide. Arrives in London via Marseilles. Southampton. Dec. ... 9 1869. Jan. ... 6 Feb. March March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. 3 3 31 26 24 21 19 16 13 13 10 1869. Jan, ... Feb. ... March ... April ... May June ... July ... Aug. ... Sep. Oct. Oct. Nov. ... Dec. ... 24 21 21 18 16 13 11 8 5 3 31 28 26 1869. Jan. ... 30 Feb. ... 27 March... 27 April ... 24 May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. ... 22 ... 19 ... 17 ...14 ... 11 ... 9 ... 6 ... 4 Jan. 1,1870 * The Southampton portion of the English Mail leaves London six days previous.