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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 14 April 1866
Every- Prize Certificate of Merit has been awarded to the MESSRS. TUXFORD, IMPORTERS, NORTH TERRACE, ADELAIDE, £inee the formation of the South Australian Agricultural and Horticultural Society, for the Best and Largest Collection of Exhibited by MESSRS. TUXFOED at tbe varions Shows, including the February Award of the present year. MESSRS. TUXFORD Would further remark that their Stock of AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS and MACHINERY will continue to be found the BEST LARGEST, and CHEAPEST IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA, at their Establishment, NORTH-TERRACE, ADELAIDE. MESSRS. TUXFORD again have the honor to announce that the Judges awarded ALL THE PRIZES offered by the South Australian Agricultural Society to the COMBINED REAPING AND MOWING MACHINES, exhibited at work at the Society's Trial, held October 11, 1SG5, by the Messrs. Tuxfoed, Sole Importers, North-terrace, Adelaide. March, 1866. Business Notices. JOHN CLARK, TAILOR AND CLOTHIER, 29, KJXG WlLMAU-STREET, ADELAIDE. Hats, Gloves, Braces, and S...
THE ANCIENT FENIANS AND FENIAN LITERATURE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 14 April 1866
THE ANCIENT FENIANS AND 3FLNIA1* LITER ATUliE, The subjoined paper on the ancient Fenians, ?from tlie latest number of the CornJiitt, has an especial iiitcrest for the present time : — ' Hitherto ?there has been but little interest taken in Celtic 3iirt«!ry. Late events', however, have excited « certain degree of curiosity sbaut a very remote period of ihe Celtic history of the sister island. -VJio are the Fenians? has been in almost every mouth. Wfco the Fenians are it is not easy to define : ?who die F«m&ns were any Irish scholar-can easily explain. They were a. number of tribes or men kept as a-Gtandinp: artnv, or military caste, solely for pur jsos-es of war, in Celtic Ireland about a couple of centuries tafore the conversion of that country to Christianity. AVe must begin at the beginning. Respectable Irish history, commencing with the iS'ann TosacJi of Genesis, usually starts with the account of the coming of the daughters of Adam to Ireland, with an exactness of detai...
RAPID BAY. SATURDAY, APRIL 7. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 21 April 1866
RATIO BAY. ??ATL'R()A i\ AfKIL 7. Present — All tbe members except Mr Christie. The fencing of the new road bei»g completed through Section J3f, the Council resolved to open tbe road immediately. The Government 'and the South Australian Com panv to be written to, respecting exchange of re serves at llapid Bay. The Government to be applied to for the purpose of bringing all the reserves in tbe district under the control of the Council. Messrs. McKenzie and Day reported tbat Mr J. Tavlor bad aereed to do tbe work on the road in spected for £2. Mr- Williss to have notice to open road through 1534 within three days. The Surveyor to suivey roads to connect Second Valley and Machine Hill roads with llapid Bay Jetty-road ; aud to survey a devia:ion at the Springs road. Receipts, £H 7s. ; payments, £13 14s. 811.
DISTRICT COUNCILS. YANKALILLA. SATURDAY, APRIL 7. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 21 April 1866
DISTRICT COUNCILS. VANICALILLA. j Satikvw, AeiM. 7. Present — All the members. Mr. Putlatid reported repair.? to bri%e near Mr. Coad's for £3 ; also, carting stones and filling ruts on Doclor's-road for £3 5s., finished. Mr. Smith reported having let to A. Long, filling ruts on road back of Mr. Ilibbert's for £2. Mr. C. G. Dari'tall's tender for lease of jetty dues for one year for £81, accepted. Chairman to report on Biackfellmv's Creek-road, and Mr. Butterwortb to get repairs done to road opposite NormanviHe Hotel. One pound ten shillings to be paid towards re building f--otbridge near Mr. Turner's. Tenders accepted — Building culverts and metalling approaches near Bald Hills Post Office, G. Colon's, at £33 10*. 6(5. ; metalling rcsA, Koriaanville Town ship, A. Ryles's at 8s. 6d. per lineal yard.
THE PROPOSED SOUTHERN INSTITUTE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOUTHERN ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 21 April 1866
THE PROPOSED SOUTHERN INSTITUTE. TO THE EIKTGR OP THE SOUTHERN ATtOVS. '? sir — I wish I could say anything to induce mv j neigbbois, especially tbat class whose lot is manual j labor, to make every effort for the formation of the 1 proposed Institute. 1 fancy 1 see in our social j characteristics and tendencies influences or causes j at work wbicb ruuder the establishment uf ibis and j similar institutions for mutual improvement more necessary in this clmiy than in England. 'I'.e- vailing studies,' says Milton, as quoted by Coleridge, i i' arc of no small consequence to a state ; the relit ion, I taking some bias from its phiiosopky, wbicb affects ! not only ihe minds of its piofessors and students, j but also tbd cpiuiojis of ill tbe butter sort, aud the ; practice of the whole people — remotely indeed, but ; not iuccniiiderabiy.' it is sometimes said that we, as a young colony ; sef governed, stand upon a plane highly favorable to j social progress. If is thought that here we are...
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 21 April 1866
CORRESPONDENCE. [Under this heading we offer our readers an oppor tunity for the courteous and temjierate discussion of j local or general questions of public interest ; but we 1 do not undertake to identify ourselves with ibe opinions of our correspondents. LeUers must in all j cases be accompanied by the name c-f the writer, ni t | necessarily for publication, but aa a guarantee uf j good faiih J . ;
IMPOUNDINGS [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 21 April 1866
I.MPOUNDINGS At the Public Pound, Laxghorxe's Cheeic, Section 3'-5-t (nearest Post Ollice, Langiiorne's Creek)— One cliesnul horse, near fore aud bind ltg wiiite, near f.ire leg crippled at Ihe knee, white face, sore back, ii tiear shoulder, like IB with 3IJ conjoined over and a\ un *l''r oU' shoulder. If not claimed, wili be sold April 23, .1866. :it noon. At the Public Pound, hTRATHAr.iwx (nearest Post Ollice, Strathalbyii) — One yellow cow, with white on lull,. Un.in li.ims T r,ff rihi. If not claimed, will be sold April 20, ISuC, at r.onn. At the Public Pound, Mount Baekee — O-e bay filly, black points, star in forehead, like II over s-- near shoulder; one dark biy mare, star in furthead, near hip down, branded like « or I*- near sheuldcr. j If not claimed, will be sold April 23, 18«3ti, at noon. At tbe Public Pound, Auhnca (nearest I'ust Office, AMinga) — One red bcif r, fin ill horn's, no brand visible, about IS months old; one r-d bu!J, white oa back and belly, no brand visib...
LAW COURTS. GOOLWA LOCAL COURT. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18. [Before Messrs. B. F. Laurie, S.M., W. Bowman, J.P., and Dr. Taylor, J.P.] RAY v. DODD. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 21 April 1866
LAW COURTS. GOOLVVA LOCAL COURT. WfinxESDAY, ArJtit. IS. TBefore Messrs. U. F. Laurie, S.M., W. Bowman, J.r., and Dr. Taylor, J P.] Bay v. Dodi-. Claim for 14s., for lodging and refreshments. Plea not iudebred. Mr. Gardner produced power rf attorney from the plaintiff, and asked for judgment by ' default — defendant not appearing. lie also produced tho plaintiff's ledger, showing tbe items of the account, and judgment was given for the amount claimed. PLUMMER V. W'OIT'JN, Iu this case all witnesses were ordered out of Court. The action was brought to recover damages i.ir an aiiegett trespass oa x!ie i-i.n i-euruary on plaintiff's sections Mos. 9:5 and 7--. Currency Creek Special Survey, and driving sheep off those sections. The plaintiff claimed £5. Piea. not possessed ; aud tbat ti.e land was in possession of the defendant, of which the plaint ifi' had notice. Evidence was taken at considerable length, and after a (irolrnged argument by tbe counsel engaged, tbe plaintiff was nonsui...
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 21 April 1866
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION. j By Jas. Close, at Willunga, ou Tuesday, May ; 1 — Stock-in-tiade, Household Furniture, and Effects i Of Mr. Toll. At *1'« Str«th_lbyn HotoL on a Jay to be named, all tbe Stock-in-trade, Furniture, Howes, ) Harness, Pigs, &c. ; also the Lake Hotel, Milaug, ! and Allotments iu Milang Township. ? W. HcnGsox wjil hold the first of a series of i Monthly Sales at Mid.lletou, ou Friday, 3rd May. ;
THE JAMAICA OUTBREAK. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 21 April 1866
THE JAMAICA OUTBREAK. rFroni the Home Setrs.] A semiofficial report of the proceedings of the c art martial on tbe late George William Gordon, and a narrative of tbe circumstances attending bis capture, have been published. The narrative is bv Dr. Bowerbaiik, Custos of Kingston. The following is Dr. LSowerbank's description of the arrest : ? ' About midday tbe Governor, being anxious to return to Moraut Bay, proposed to drive up to the \ Geuersrs to take leave of him. As we went into the ui.u-e *. poii.em^ji wuisperea to me tnat Mr. tiorcon : was inside. As we entered we found the General, j Mr. Gord3n, and Dr. Fiddes standing up; the ! General and Mr. Cordon were conversing. On sec-ing j the Governor enter, Mr. Gordon turned towards him j android, 'Oh! your Excellency.' Tbe U.;vsmor ) replied, ' I regret, Mi. Gordon. I can bold no commu- i nscation with y u.' Ou which Mr. Gordon said, ' ' Why -' His Excellency replied, ' livcause you arc j a prisoner.' Mr. Gordon answered, ? What f...
ADELAIDE MARKETS. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] (From our own Correspondent.) Adelaide, Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 21 April 1866
ADELAIDE MARKETS. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [By ELECTWC TELEOnAFH ] (From our own Correspondent.) Adelaide, Friday Evening. Wheat firm, at 6s 63. to 6s 73. Very little business done on account of hardly any wheat beitir offered, j A few sales of flour at £16 and £16 lus arc re- ! ported. ; Bran firm, and millers ask Is Sd to Is 93 per i haslid. j Pollard, Is lOd. to 2s. j Oats and barley without alteration. j Dean, Laughton, & Co., report sales of prime j bullocks at £13 to £19 ; second do, £8 to £12 ; and ; inferior do, at £6 to £7. They quote ptime c:-ws at ) £12 to £15 ; second do, at £S to £11: and inferior ! do, at £G to £7 19s. Best sheep, 18s to 22s, and in- j ferior do, 15s to 17s. i
VICTORIAN JOTTINGS, FROM AN OLD SOUTHERNER. TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOUTHERN ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 21 April 1866
VICTORIAN JOTTINGS, FROM AN OLD SOUTHERNER. TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOCTHEEN ARC US. j Sir — I was much gratified and pleaded (as being j lately aa old resident iu your district) to find on my i arrival here the second and third numbers of vour journal (the first I had 6een prior to my departure from Adelaide) ; and I sincerely hope that the enter prise and spirit which you have manifested in starting ? a newspaper to advocate the wants and interests of a ! rising and important (yet hitherto neglected) district j and division — the S; uth — will meet with that support i and encouragement which it so justly merits. The South in bygone times has not been unmindful of its oivn iuta-ests, nor has it beeu deficient iu finding i advocates io support its numerous claims upon the i Government of the day, aud thuugh they have no ' longer tbe sage counsel, practical experience, and ? fatherly wisdom of the late Kev. Mr. Kewland to guide and advise them, yet they have men of sense and judgment am...
EXPORTS OF COLONIAL PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 21 April 1866
EXPORTS OF COLONIAL PRODUCE. 1 Return of ail wheat, flour, bread, and grain, Ihe -1 produce of South Ausiralia, exported during the j week ended Saturday, 1 ith April, ISO'j : — i Port Adelaide — Wheat 168 qrs. ; flour, 125 ton? ; ' bran and pol'anl, 50 tans. i Wiliusiga— Flour, 1*23 tons; bran and pollard, 21 ? tons. i Port MacDonnell— Wheat, S4S qrs. - ( Port Victor— Wheat, 4a4 qrs. ; rlour, 1C4 ton=. ] Total — Wheat, 1.530 qrs. ; fkur, 302 tons; bran ; and pollard, 71 tons. ?
ADELAIDE. Adelaide, April 19. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 21 April 1866
ADELAIDE. [From our own Correspondent.] Adelaide, April 19. ] Adelaide is now abandoned to amusement. The usual places of business are open, and the ordinary duties of life are transacted by die body of the people; but those who seek for public intelligence will hsar of little but diversions of various charac ters. Trade is dull, rain in die north lias been very partial, and tbe drought is not over. Farmers have -i rlfMililf* p«ii£d /\f qnvmtf « iytI^Ia +linT*» £..1.2i- .. ? ~*:u .? — -*.»w.w VU1AWW w. .....LaW*-^ « ..«£*1V* «.U(^.i UUUa 4&LG CtlU dry and baked, the Sow price of wheat seems likely to last for some time. Notwithstanding this un promising slate of affairs Adelaidcaus are determined to be jolly, and a certain number succeed in the effort The great rage has been the two war ships and their officers, and the citizens have made the most of them, A steamer is Mi oa daily for all who wish to visit these vessels, and great numbers avail themselves of the opportunity....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 21 April 1866
Government Advertisements, i ANNUAL LEASE OF WASTE LANDS. j Thuesdat, ArniL 26. j ' i Crown Lf»jds and Immigration Office, ; Adelaide, Mai-ch 14, 18C'» | 'VTOTICE is hereby frfren that the following ; JA Annual l-ea$e of Waste Lands of the Crown, of which a flan may -foe seen at the Snrvey- r General'.s Office, will be offered for Sale at public »uctieij immediately after tbe Land Sale to be held j nt tJiat Office, on Thursday, April 26, IS66 (the | firflf year's rent to be paid at tbe fall of tbe hammer: — J Ijot 1-75. Long Island, north of Thomson's Crossing, j River .Murray, Hundreds of Mobilong and fiurdett. j nVrm of Lease, nne year from 1st July, 1866 j Remarks, renewable for seven years, iu terms of j Annual Jjease Regulations. Upset price per aniauni, ! £5, J. BEKTHAM NEALES, Commissioner of -Crown Lands and Immigration. /Crown Lands and Immigration Office, j Adelaide, April 11, ISG6. j NOTICE is hereby given tliat the notices appear- J ing in tbe Government Gazettes of tbe ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 21 April 1866
Shipping. --&.#&? GTEAM TO MELBOURNE.— *&$MiL& The will eail on tbe following dates:— From Adelaide. 1 Feom Melbourxe. Aidinga, ' 23. I Coorong; ' 23. Coerong, « 27. I Aiaiuga, ' 27. Carrying Goods and Passengers. J. DARWENT, Grenfeil-Etreeh ? -Vl T7ICTOU HARBOR.— The Owners of ^yK&X. V the Schooner .-^4^i- GULNARE c to infonn Murray Shippers and the Public of G»7-lwa Port Elliot, and the neighborhood that tbe above Vessel is a REGULAR TRADER between Melbourne and Victor Harbor. J. DARWENT, Adelaide, ~\ R. & R. MAIN, Port Adelaide, ! Acents G S. READ, Port Victor, f b J. H. WHITE & CO., Melbourne, J ,,i+ 'CTICTOR HARBOR.— The Owners of '?Vj£if x V the ^42*£- GEM ^ CRINOLINE f,-~ to inform the Public of Port Elliot, Goolwa, mid tbe neighborhood, that they intend to Run the Crinoline regularly in conjunction with the Gem, and hope to receive the same liberal support as they have obtained during the last twelve years. J. DARWENT, ...
COMMERCIAL. Friday Evening, April 20. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 21 April 1866
COMMERCIAL. Friday Evening, April 20. '? Business in the produce markets has been very stagnant during the wtck. Only a few unimportant transactions have taken place, and there have been only buyers for stored wheats. We have heard of one sale at Port Elliot yesterday of 300 bushels of stored wheat at 5s. 0 J., but a higher price would ? have been given to-day. The farmers here Lave still considerable stocks of wheat on hanJ, either stored or advanced on by millers or agents. 1 he u.ilis are all busily at work, and there appears to be no present probability that ! local circumstances will very much affect the market j But the advanced rates ruling in Adelaide on TLurs- I day and Friday have already given a firmer tone to j prices here. Our latest telegraai giveu below quotes \ the Adelaide closing price as firm at 6;. 6J. to Gs. 7J., ! and very little offering. It is reported that the j increase on the last wheat harvest in Victoria, as compared with the previous year, amounts to ! ...