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IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the " Government Gazette," July 21.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 29 July 1870
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the " Government Gazette," July 21.) QEOSS RGADS.-Black korse, star, near bind fetlock white, like H with over and - under off shoulder, old white horse, I ke ary near shoulder; roan horse, star, near hind fetlock white, shod, lump on off fore fetlock, like B near shoulder; bay mare, blaz?, two hind fetlocks white, like tm with G over near shoulder; brown pony mare, star, white specks on back, two hind fetlocks white, like c under ^ near ehoul .der, like b elf shoulder; brown mare, black points, saddle marked, hobble-strap and chain on near fore leg, blotch brand near shoulder, like JE off shoulder; bay colt, star, snip on nose, off fore and two hind fetlocks white, like 31 near shoulder; bay colt, small star, rough coat, if branded not visible. To be sold August 15. M. Iieggo, pouedkeeper. CLARE.-Roan horse, about 7 years old, star, collar marked, if branded not risible ; grey pony mare, shod, like I off shoulder. The bay or brown colt, advertised last wee...
DISTRICT COUNCILS. UPPER WAKEFIELD, Tuesday, July 19. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 29 July 1870
DISTRICT COUNCILS. UPPER WAKEFIELD, Tuesday, July 19. Present-Messrs. Ward, Freeman, Jones, Bowden,^nd Thomas. Mr. 1 bom as was voted to the chair Letter from Crown Lands Office; request, Mr. Long to attend next Council; from Jno. McCarthy ; from Jno. Mojle, two months granted; from Hillery as to the approach from his premises to main read-left to Mr. Rheid to get 6ame done. Applications for renewal of ra'iona from Mrs. Ciasper and Mr?. Burke granted. Application by Mr. Christo pher for repairs at Skiliv. Messrs. Thomas and Ward to inspect and report next Council day. Tenders 193 and 194. Proposed by Mr. Bow deti, seconded by Mr. jTieeiran, "To stand over for the present; and tenders burnt." Cart ied. Slaughtering license granted to W. Truscott. Overseer to get repairs done at ford east A uburs. Leaeingham poundkeeper pro duced book and sheet. Executions to be issued against all parties having had time g: anted and money not paid. Mr. Ward to get side-drain cleared near Miller's. Mr...
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 29 July 1870
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. On Friday The Waste Lands Act Amendment Bill was read a first time. The report of the proceedings of the Inter colonial Conference was laid on the table and* ordered to be printed. Mr. KrichaufPs motion-"That in the opinion of tiiis House no country sections of land shall hereafter be offered for sale by puolic auction by the Commissioner of Crown Lands and Immigration until a new Waste Lands Act, about to be introduced into this House, has been assented to," was adjourned to Tuesday. On Tueday Bills for the following purposes were intro duced and read a first time:-For raising funds for the Northern Territory, amending the Con stitution Act, making better provision for the audit of public accounts, amending the Elec toral Act, amending the Local Courts Act, 1861, constructing suburban waterworks, and constructing a line of railway from Port Au gusta northward. Leave was given to the Treasurer to brirg in a Bill to repeal Act No. 17,1862. The House went into Commi...
THE GOLDFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 29 July 1870
THE GOLDFIELDS. 3?rom B iro?Ba the G-awler Timea' corres pondent reports :-" The fresh rush-of sinking proceeds pn the Deep Lead, and at Ifoltenius's HiiL it is increasingly enthusiastic. A Bhallow hole was bottomed with a fine prospect below the prospectors this week, but excepting two or three shallow holes outside the leid no others are down. Preston, and party, within one claim of the prospectors, are down 47 feet, and ex pect to b ittom to-morrow. The character and depth of the sinking uphill are all favorable to the impression that an unmietakeable lead tra verses the hill from east to west, but of this we require a few more days to be able to speak with absolute certainty. A considerable num ber of new faces are met with, a >d consequently fresh life is pervading tli3 fii'd." A Warden's Court has been established cn these diggings. The following telegram from Mr. Alfred Knightly to Mr. Gr. S. Pried appeared in Thursday's Evening Journal: - " Criterion. I have ju t washed e...
ARRIVAL OP THE SAN FRANCISCO MAIL. [From the Adelaide papers.] [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 29 July 1870
ARRIVAL OP THE SAN FRAN CISCO MAIL. [From the Adelaide papers J The Wonga Wonga arrived at Sydney at 10 o'clock p.in. on July 21, with dates from I/on don a lid New York to June 10; Honolulu June 24; and Auckland July 15. Mr. Gltditone has adopted fclce ballot. It is reported that Mr. Disraeli was about re tiring from public life in consequence of illness. The English wheat crop is fine everywhere; the average yield will be larger than was ex pected. The crops of oats and barley were dis couraging. The Cuban filibusters have again been de feated. Webb is willing to make arrangements with the Queensland Government to run a line to Batavia. He has got a contract for conveying the maiis to Mexico. The Government promise a strong measure against belting at races. The Flying Squadron arrived at Honolulu on June 1G, ami left for Valparaiso on the 23rd. A violent earthquake has occured in the State of Oaxsco, when 103 persons were killed, and 53 wounded. The Fenian attack on Canada has qui...
The Northern Argus. FRIDAY, JULY 29, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 29 July 1870
gwgua. FRIDAY, JULY 29, 1870. ALTHOUGH in respect to mineral re sources South Australia is perhaps second to no country in the world, yet until the past few years we have never been startled by reports of rich disco veries of the precious yellow metal. At Echunga, it is true a few diggers have been quietly plodding on ever since the feverish excitement caused by the breaking out of the Victorian dig gings subsided, but their finds have not been of such a character as to at tract general notice. It became a fore gone conclusion that a payable gold field was a thing which South Aus tralia would never be able to boast of. On the opening up of Jupiter, however, an impetus was given to prospecting, which speedily resulted in the disco very of auriferous ground at Barossa. "Whilst the former place has long since fallen back into its original insignifi cance, the latter still retains its pres tige as being the largest and richest goldfield in the colony^-we were going to say that it is the...
LOCAL COURT-AUBURN. THURSDAY, JULY 21. [Before Mr. J. Varley, S.M.] WILES V. JAMES HOOK, JUN. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 29 July 1870
LOCAL COURT-AUBURN. THURSDAY, JULY 21. [Before Mr. J. Varley, S.M. j WILES V. JAMES HOOK, JU2J". Judgment summons for £112s. It appeared in this case that the debt was contracted two years ago. Defendant was subjected to a severe examination st the hands of the plaintiff, after which His Worship made an order for 14 days' irrprigonmeut. JACOBS V. BARKER. Judgment summons for £1 19s. Defendant did not appear, and plaintiff deposed to his being a clerk in an attorney's office at Kapunda, and earning £1 per week. The amount claimed was the balance due on a suit of clothes made in January last. Ordered to be imprisoned for 14 days. KEAJTEWITTEE V. ROBIKSON. Claim for £25, amount alleged to have been lent by the late John McNamara to defendant. On this case being called on, the plaintiff's attorney, Mr. Emerscn, said it bad been settled cut of Court. Mr. Benham (defendant's at* tornev) having consented, the cause was struck out. BLEECHITOEE T. M'GUIRE. Claim for £9, money paid to a third...
WATERVALE. (FROM A CORRESPONDENT) July 26. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 29 July 1870
WATERVALE. (FfiOM A COEEESPONDEKT) July 26. Nothing of any importance has transpired in this locality of late, and the general topic of conversation is the weather and the crops. The former has been piercingly cold, and the latter are looking very well in this neighborhood, and favorable reports are constantly arriving as to their condition to the westward and other direc tions* So far the season has been very bene ficial to agriculturists, and has cheered their drooping spirits amazingly. Should we be blessed with good showers during the months erf September and October, we may confidently expect a heavy, yield of corn; in fact, the far mers are even now beginning to doubt whether a remunerative market will be found. The enthusiastic reports from the diggings are not causing mnch excitement here, as the ma jority of the people have very little faith in them. Our mill is hard at work at the present time, and is turning out flour of excellent quality. Mr. Paul Badcock has taken Mrs. ...
SUDDEN DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 29 July 1870
SUDDEN DEATH. It is with regret we have to announce the sadden death of a young man well known in this locality, named John Messenger. He was a mason, and resided at Serenhill, but was in the habit, when working in the neighborhood of Clare, of sleeping in a room erected by Mr. W. Kelly between his two limekilns. On Wed nesday night he ietired to rest about 10 o'clock, and had up to that time been conversing with Mr. Kelly, andaekedhimtotake a load of sand to Mr. Kinni8*s residence on the following morn ing, as he had quite run out. One of the kilns had been kindled in the evening, and a man was left to attend to the fire during the night, but refrained from entering the room, as he did not wish to disturb Messenger. About six o'clock on the following morning Mr. Kelly went to the kilns for the purpose of getting some har ness out of the room. On knocking at the door he received no answer, so went to the side, and crawled in through a window whicVi was partly open, when he stumbled ...
MCISELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 29 July 1870
MCISELI/A.NBOtrS; The Standard reports of Mount Schanck r This volcanic m^unt, whi- Ii hss an inuriorbfce a monster bow], is generally supposed by geologists to have b?ea in a state of repose for the last twelve hundred years or there abouts. We have received some startling intelli gence from a correspondent at Allandale which would seem to indicate that like Vesuvius, after a lapse of many centuries it was about to break out into new life. The lelter we have had eays -et It seems the volcanic fires at or near Mount' Schanck are not altegether extinct. Mr Howard, of Kingsley, informs me that he has seen smoke* issuing from the fissures in the ground in the Cave Padd; dr. I shall visit the place as sooa as I can with a vie sv of re^ortiog more fully.5r A case of suicide by poisoning has taken place at Belfast, where Aliee, the wife of Adam Callander, baker, terminated her existence i» this W8y on Thursday last. ' In his evidence at the inquest her husband epoke of having noticed an a...
MINTARO. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) July 27. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 29 July 1870
MINTARO. (FROM OUR OWH COKEESPOKDENT.) July 27. Oil Monday evening, 25th inst., according to advertisement, a meeting of the ratepayers of Stanley District was held for tbe purpose of memorialising the Central Road Board to re pair the central road between Leasingham and the Burra. Mr. Thompson Priest presided. Messrs. G-. Faulkner, James Smith, Q-. Sando, Sen., James H. Bleechrcore, W. E. Crilee, and others addressed the meetirg on the subject. The roads three miles north acd south of the township weie spoken of as being almost im passable and very dangerous. A memorial ve>y numerously signed by ratepayers of the district, taking notice of those two very bad patches, is about to be presented to the Central Hoad Board Committee, by a deputation to be chofien from the members of the Stanley Dis trict Council, praying them to get their Sur veyor to inspect the road acd report upon the eame* The ratepayers of Sienley feel assured that if the Board knew the dangerous state of the afo...
PARLIAMENTARY. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 29 July 1870
PARLIAMENTARY. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. On lues day Tbe Hon. J. B. Nettles took the ueual oath and his seat-. The Hon. J. B. Neales presented a petition from the inhabitants of Narracoorte, praying for the construction of a railway from that place to the seaboard. Several papers were laid on the table, ia cluding report ofSurvejor-G-eneral on the Port Augusta Bail way. On Wednesday The following Bills were read a first time: - The Census, Waterworks Consolidation, Me dical Practitioners, and Prevention of Crime Bills.
A NIGHT ADVENTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 29 July 1870
A JVIGHT -ADVENTUEE. The Standard?s Italian correspondent says the following* extraordinary story is going* the ronnd of the papers:-A wealthy grazier from the neighbourhood of Viterbo, in the Pontifical State, drove a quantity of cattle to market, found a buyer for the lot, and after making merry in town for the rest of the day after the fashion of his class sat out towards nightfall on his home ward journey in company of a neigh bour, who stood towards him on that footing of bastard relationship expressed in Italian by the term compare-one of the two that, is to say, was godfather of the other's child. The two compari proceeded together until their re spective roads diverged, and then, after drinking* a glass together at a rustic wineshop, separated. The grazier, who; made no secret of his having bank i note about him to the value of 5,000 j francs, the proceeds of the sale of his I bullocks, went on his way with a light j heart, and perhaps a somewhat unsteady \ gait, the consequ...
HOYLE'S PLAINS AND PORT WAKEFIELD TRAMWAY. (To the Editor of THE NORTHERN ARGUS) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 29 July 1870
HOYLE'S PLAINS AND PORT WAKEFIELD TRAMWAY. (To the Editor of THE NOBTHEBIT AEGFS ) SIR-Mr. Styles writes that hjs statement was that nearly 60,000 bushels of wheat fcad paseed down the lice already, but if be refers to his letter he will find it reads," That he had no hesitation in saying that double 6G,0C0 bushels of wheat bad gone down the line this year." At the time he published that letter the line was idle, therefore his statement could only im ply to the quantity that had gone down the line during the time I was lessee; an3 as the account he placed befcre the public belied the leturns I had sent in, I considered it right the truth of the matter should be known. What 1 complain of is that Mr. Styles should publish in a public journal, " without hesitation," mart you-for these are his words-what was totally incorrect. Had Mr. Styles acted a prudent part, and hesitated till he had gained know ledge on the subject, he would no doubt have written a very different letter. But it ap...
POLICE COURT—AUBURN. Thuesdat, July 21. [Before Mr. J. Varlev. S.M.] [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 29 July 1870
POLICE COURT-AUBURN, Thuesdat, July 21. TBefore Mr. J. Varlev. S.M.I L_- * 3 - 'J Peddcll v. Peddell.-Defendant was charged with rf fusing to pay amount of £1 per week, ordered by the Special Magistrate, for the sup port of complainant and children. Complainant said ehe had been nearly starved, defendant not having paid her any money for seven weeks. She was crose-examined by her husband as to taking his pigs and other domesticated animals. Defendant was ordered to pay arrears, in de fault two calendar months' imprisonment with bard labor. He eaid : " That's just what she want?, to seed we to gaol." Evens v. Higgins.-Claim for £5 4s, wages. Judgment for £4. Emerson v. Smith.-Adjourned till next Court day.
STRANGE RESUSCITATION. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 29 July 1870
STRANGE RESUSCITATION. It appears from the Lawrence (Kan sas) Tribune that there is in England an interesting- stranger, and that his presence there is due to exceptional causes. Dr. John Day, whose conflicts with the proslavery party, and whose exploits with the underground rail road while the fugitive slave law was in force, made him very notorious, was arrested at Battle Creek, Michigan, on the charge of procuring an abortion, and thereby causing the death of a woman who sought his services. On this charge he was found guilty, and sentenced to a long term of imprison ment in the State prison. As he was found dead in his bed one mornings under circumstances which strongly pointed to poison as the cause of his death, it was generally supposed that he resorted to suicide to ward off the disgrace which would result from im prisonment. At all events he was buried, and, as usual almost forgotten. It has lately transpired that he is still living, and is at present in England. He has sen...
STONES ON THE FOOTPATHS. (To the Editor of THE NORTHERN ARGUS.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 29 July 1870
STONES ON THE FOOTPATHS. (To the Editor of THE NORTHERN ARGUS.) Sir-As a ratepayer I naturally suppose that when the collector of taxes pays his annual visit he expect me to pay my rate. Well as to that Ihaveno objection, provided it was properly expended. But I certainly object to keeping a Corporation in existence that places a quantity of inch metal upoa the footpaths. It may he beneficial to shoemakers, but it is extremely annoying to person B who are compelled to travel up and down the street several times during the day.' Goodness knows the foot paths were in a shocking plight before the Cor poration took to cleaning out the gutters, and placing the muck accumulated upon them. Probably the Council contemplate laying a coat of sand over the whole, but it strikes me forcibly they will not put on sufficient to cover the stones. - Hoping some steps will be im mediately taken to rectify the mistake. l am, Sir, &c., TODDY.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 29 July 1870
0LARE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. The COMMITTEE are requested to MEET afc the COURT HOUSE, on "WEDNESDAY, the 3rd of August, at 4 p.m , to receive tbe Lists from Creator--, and to arrange Cor tbe next Ploughing Match. THOS. W. POWELL, . Hon. Sec. rpOWN HALt, GLARE. WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY, The 10th and 12th of August. The "STAR AMATEUR CHRISTYS" will appear on the above dates, with a choice selection of CHRISTY MELODIES, followed by " Babylon's a Falling," " Three-Fingered Jack," " Hop Light, Looto conclude, with a Grand Operatic Burlesque entitled " Othello," Prices of Admission: Front Seats, 3s ; Back do., Is fid. Children-Front Seats, Is 6d; Back do , Is. Mookiight!!! "BABYLON'S A FALLING." "THREE-FINGERED JACK." " HOP LIGHT, LOO." OPERATIC BURLESQUE * OTHELLO."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 29 July 1870
c LAKE STEAM FLOUR AND CHAFF MILLS, CHARLES KIMBEB, Psofbzetob. Flour, Bran, 'Pollard, Chaff, and Crushed Corn always for gale. JAMES aBEEKWOOr, CHEMIST, AND DRUGGIST, BOOKSELLER, STATIONER, AND NEWS AGENT. MAIN STREET, CLAKE. [4 E R C Y W . DYE R, CHEMIST AND DRUGGIST, KOORINGA, BURBA BURBA. W H I T F O R D, . SADDLE & HAENESS MAKEB, MIKTAEO, Has always in stock a large assortment of English and Colonial Saddlery of every de scription, which he sella at remarkably lose prices. Persons intending to purchase would do well to call and see for themselves; and E. W. guarantees to give satisfaction. E. AN D C. BECKMAH N, WHOLESALE and RETAIL BUTCHERS AND SAUSAGE MAKERS. C4 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&lt; L WATCH AND CLOCK MAKER, CLARE, [4 H. WELLS, BAKER and CONFECTIONER CLARE. [4 JH A B> D E K . CABINET MAKER, &e, CLARE, .Has a good stock of Furniture alwaj s on hand, and made to or...