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CITY CORRESPONDENCE. Adelaide, May 7, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 8 May 1868
CITY OottdEsPO.NDENGE. ("From our own Correspondent."] Adelaide, May 7, 1868. The Returning Officers have kept their best fun to the last, and the electors of the final batch of constituencies have been none the worse for waiting. All, with one exception, have turned out to the great satisfaction and comfort of metro- - politans, who are supposed to know best what is for . the good, of the country. The Light especially isto . be praised for the ability with which it has emerged from the chaos of Freelingism, Alienism, and John HaTtism with which it was inundated. It has not only chosen its best men, but it has re jected the others in such a way that there could be no mistake about its intentions. &lt;3v M. Allen may brag in next week's Satirist about his 279 plumpers, but there are a thousand more good men and true in the district who have some res pect for the national legislature. The collapse of Freeling has been, unexpectedly severe. It was not John Barrow's fault if str...
THE MYSTERY OF DARKNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 8 May 1868
THE MYSTERY OF DARKNESS. The weirdest manifestation of the spiri tual influence to which the human body is subjected is to be found in the expres sion of a blind person's face. If you want to arrive at a real understanding of the mysterious life within life which surrounds us, and wh:ch Ik upon us, search stu diously the lineaments of the blind, and you will then know what kind of hidden force is the soul that has wrought so inef fable an expression. The natural air of a blind face is that of repose. It is right that ibis should be, for we believe silence to be with darkness, and peace to be with silence. There are few faces that have light, upon which in their hours of repose may not be found an expression as of hun griness, waxing, fainter or more powerful as we search down the gradations of intel lect. Life communicates to the eyes of those that can see a light which beams upon you with a sense of want-an ex pression of unrest-a thirsty desire to solve fresh, mysteries. The sugge...
AUBURN. May 6, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 8 May 1868
AUBURN. [From a Correspondent.] May 6, 1868. The half-yearly meeting in connection with the Biblical and Theological Society took place in the Bible Christian school-room on Saturday evening, the 2nd instant. The Her. J. Rock, President of the Society, occupied the chair. After the meeting had been opened by singing and prayer, the Chairman called on Mr. W. Threadgold, who delivered a short address on the Third Psalm, at the conclusion of which an hour was spent in interesting and instructive conver sation upon the subject brought forward. The Secretary then read the balance-sheet, which showed that a balance of £1 Is. was to the credit of the Society. The election of officers then took place, which resulted in the following-President, Rev. J. Rock ; Vice-President, J. Malcolm; Treasurer, E. G-uppy; Secretary, W. Thread gold ; Committee-Messrs. J. Dickerson, W. Thomas, W. G-uppy, C. Bamker, and W. Symons. A vote of thanks having been given to the past officers, the meeting was close...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 8 May 1868
alO AD VEETISBES in the . XAPUNDA HEBALD.-The folio wing is the SCALE of DISCOUNTS on Advertisements in theKAPUNDA HERALD, when prepaid 4 and 5 ^ iM. in tlic Shilling, or 12£ per cent, insertions... ) 6, 7, and 8 V3d -m shilling, or 25 per cent, insertions... ) 9,10,and 11 ] 3lj, in the Shilling, or 29£ per cent.: insertions... ) Insertion 1 4^ in the Shilling, or 33£ per cent, during qrtr.J The Scale of Charges is as follows' Two lines ... One Shilling. j Three lines ... One Shilling and Sixpence. Four lines ... Two Shillings. live lines ... Two Shillings and Sixpence.: Six Two Shillings and Sixpence. Each line more Four-pence. Figure, or Table-work Advertisements, charged: at Sixpence -per line: throughout. Afl orders should he legibly written on the fece or hack of advertisements; and, where no order is given; advertisements will be continued until countermanded, or out of date. Orders JOT the discontinuance of advertisements cannot be at tended to after Wednesday evenings. All s...
ADELAIDE CORN MARKET. Adelaide, May 7, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 8 May 1868
ADELAIDE COBSv MARKET. Adelaide, May 7,1868. There is actually nothing doing in Wheat and Flour, the market being quite stagnant, and prices nominal; Bran and Pollard are scarce, and in good demand. Barley and Oats are with out alteration. . , We quote to day- . Wheat, best .samples, 8/6 to 9/per bushel; Hour, £21 to £22 10/ per ton; Bran, 1/6 per bushel.; Pollard, 1/9-to 2/; Cape Barley, 2/6 to 3/; English ditto, 4/ to 5/; Cape Oats, 3/3 to 3/9; English ditto. 4/6 to 5/. A. F. CHRISTEN & CO . KAPUNDA MARKET PRICES, : ." Kapunda Herald" Office, Friday, May 8,1868. .Wheat, new 7/6 to-8/ per bushel Flour, per -ton, £22 to £23 - Ditto, per bag, 50/ Ditto, per ft, 3d Bread, per 21b loaf, 6d Bran, per bushel, 1J6 Pollard, ditto, 1/9 Seconds, 2/6 Hay, per ton, best, 35/ to 40/ Beef, per lb, 3d to 4d Mutton, ditto, 2d and 3d Port, ditto, 5d to 6d Steaks and Chops, ditto, 4d * ; Hams, (Eng.) ditto, 1/6; colonial bacon, 9d Butter, (Fresh.) per lb, 1/ (Plentiful Glutted) Eggs, per doz...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 8 May 1868
T" 3S&. JOTHEBJHGHAM'S HOUSE AND - iANS. ' yp /miOTiya ROOM, XAPtfKBA. 03S SATURDAY, MAY 9> . AT TWO O'CLOCK, TOFTN S VI AI^L is inetrncted by Mr. *1 ^(jmatfTofcheringliaro to sell by auction, as JJ5T CQNSEQUENCEQF HE LEAVING THE DISTRICT PART of ALLOTMENT No. 3, SECTION ; 1467, VICTORIA TOWNSHIP, con taining THREE ACEEB, Fronting High . street and West-terrace, newly Fenced " with six wires;" with the HOUSE, con taining Six ROOMS, -with, wide-flagged Verandah 80feet long, detached Kitchen, ; &lt; . Cellar, 5,000 gallon Tank, new first - ' .class Stables and Offices, Kitchen and ... Flower Garden. abitye is weH-toiown as the most delightful, eslubrious, and in every, way desirable ..aite in the jieighbourhoocL, and is one of the most complete snd comfortable residences in the district. Title-Real Property Act, Term*-TT»lf Cash; half in twelve months, with 8 per cent, added. Intending purchasers are invited to inspect the Property whenever they wish. ON TUESDAY, MA...
LOCAL COURT—KAPUNDA. MONDAY, MAT 11. [Before J. Varley, Esq., S.M.] INTERPLEADER. MONRO V. WEARING. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 15 May 1868
LOCAL COURT-KAPUNDA. MONDAY, MAT 11. JjBefore J. Varley, Esq., S.M-3 INTEBPLEADEB. MOKBO V. "WEARING-. E. G-anlin, claimant. Adjourned by consent for one week. DEFENDED CAUSES. BBAJJT V. BOND. Claim for £2, balance of account. Mr. Emerson for the defendant. Mr. Samuel Brady examined. By the Court-Was a saddler and harness maker; had done some work for defendant; re paired several lots of harness-a side-saddle, saddle, and one bridle; the account altogether ?was £10 15/; had received a cheque for £8 on account, which Mr. Bond left for -witness at Mr. Stobie's; had not received anything else; his charges were reasonable, and the work- was pro perly done; it gave satisfaction to the defendant at the lime. By Mr. Emersou-Had not got any books; did not keep any; took the orders on slips of paper, and then made the accounts from those j slips, which he did not afterwards preserve ; had no account, of this -work anywhere now; had. ren dered an account in full, specifiying the particular pr...
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 15 May 1868
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLI> H MA IL. The branch steamer arrived at Grlenelg ou Tuesday evening with the South Australian por tion of the English mails, bringing newspaper dates to March 27, and telegrams to April 9. From the papers to hand and the late telegrams of the Register we extract the following items of news. The commercial intelligence is favourable. The wool sales were highly successful, prices advanced Id. per pound; breadstuff's were firm, wheat being quoted at 73/ per quarter. Copper was also advancing in price, Burra copper being quoted at £83. Her Majesty was at Windsor. She had held two receptions during the month. Her Majesty's journal is to be translated into Welsh. The Prince and Princess of Wales were to visit Ireland, on which occasion the Prince was to be installed as a Knight of St. Patrick. An amnesty will be granted to some of the political prisoners on the occasion. Mr. Disraeli was sworn in as Prime Minister on the 29th February. The Earl of Malmesbuiy is now...
GILBERT. MONDAY, MAY 11. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 15 May 1868
+ GILBERT. MONDAY, MAY 11. Present -. The Chairman, and Councillors O'Halloran, Hiraeli, and Farrow. Agreements for exchange of roads signed by Council, and ordered to be forwarded to Surveyor. Mr. P. McMarfcin's tender for Contract 52, accepted. Slaughtering licence granted to J, Pfeiffer. Beceipts, £17 8/; 'payments, £51 9/10. " Young man, do you believe iu a future state V' ** In course I duz; and what's more, I iatead t&lt;> enter it as soon as Bets J j gets her things ready," j
KAPUNDA. SATURDAY, MAY 9. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 15 May 1868
KAPUiiDA. SATURDAY, MAY .9. Present-The Chairman and ail the Councillors. Minutes of last, meeting read and confirmed, phfrirman reported having -visited the Public Cemetery; Clerk to "write to Mr. Oldham. Clerk reported F. Triverton having thrown up contract for bridge at Salt Water Reserve; resolved that Mr. W. Nicholson's former tender for £250, be accepted, and that he be allowed ten weeks to complete same. Conolan's contract for £31 10/, for work on the Bagot's Well road, passed for payment. Clerk instructed to write to J. Short about his contract, at Williams's section, (it not jet having been commenced) and if necessary to take the Solicitor's advice. Tenders to be called for repairing road between Allen's Creek, at the Surra-road, near Mr. Duett's, also cutting at side of Creek just beyond Mr. Huggins', also for forming and making five chains of road near Mr. Opie's. J. Daly's work £5 15/, passed for payment, live tenders for work at Trevena's, from £15 to £30 j 3. Daly's te...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 15 May 1868
HoUorcay's Pills.-Restorative Treat ment.-It has been confirmed by the experience of thirty years that these Pills constitute the best alterative and tonic medicine hitherto available by the public. It is enough to say that a short course of these purifying Pills have in numberless cases been marked by the most gratifying results, .when the invalids were becoming daily weaker and worse, though no particular disease could be detected Holloway's Pills purify the source of life, re-kindle the fading energies, revive the sick and delicate, and raise up the broken-down. This medicine is especially recommendable because it is so well suited to the community at large, and its innocent nature precludes the possibility of its causing mischief under any circumstances whatever.-Advt. A WA&NIHU. DO you suifer from physical incapacity? Are you suffering from nervous debility? Have you been the guilty victim of any secret vice? Do you sufl'er from a set of symptoms nearly akin more or les...
SADDLEWORTH. May 14, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 15 May 1868
SADDLE W ORTH. fFrom oar own Correspondent.] May 14, 1868. Mr. John Manning has called on me and wishes me to state thafcthe report on the fire given last week, and which I had received from another party, was incorrectly given- The eorreet esti mate is as follows:-About 120 bags of wheat, and just the same quantity lying in heap, not having been put in bags; altogether about 1,000 bushels of wheat. There was no flour in the barn, as reported. The loss occasioned is about £450. The premises were insured in £300, so that the loss is not so great to the person as was at first anticipated. Two sermons were preaehed on Sunday last by the Bev. J. Standrin, on behalf of the Primitive Methodist Missionary cause, in the Primitive Methodist ChapeL Also, a public meeting was held last evening to advocate the claims of mis sions. The chair was ably occupied by the Rev. W. G-urr, and addresses were given by the Revs. Messrs. Wills, Wayland, Harry, and Standrin. The collections were in advance o...
A TRAGEDY AT RIO JANEIRO. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 15 May 1868
A TRAGEDY AT RIO JANEIRO. ..Soine seven months ago, a family named Cuyas transferred tlieir residence. from Monte 'Video to Bio, and with them came a man 'thirty-three years of age, named Heifcor Monetta, who, having become enamoured of the eldest daughter, Greno veva, determined to cast his lot with them, and was betrothed to the object of his affections soon after his arrival here. According to his tale, upon the strength of these intimate relations ex isting between them, the father of the Cuyas family borrowed at various times what money he possessed, and from that time he says a coldness was manifested to him by the parents, which finally induced him to leave his residence in their home and remove to an hotel. Becoming more and more annoyed at. the increasing coolness of their connection, he at last determined to bring the matter to a crisis, and he wrote a note to the young lady, asking her to come to see liim in a neighbour's house, the answer to which was that she could not ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 15 May 1868
BIRTH. WHITE.-On the 8th of May, at Blawarra, Mrs. A, White of a SOIL DEATH. BANK3ZNE-At lier residence, Pine Creek, on Friday, May 15, Isabella, the beloved wife of Robert BanMne, Esq., J.P., aged sixty-two.
SKILLOGOLEE CREEK. May 13, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 15 May 1868
SKILLOGOLEti GREEK. [From our own Correspondent.} May 13,1868. A memorial is being drawn up and signed bj the inhabitants of this neighbourhood praying the District Council to repair some portions of our district road, which is in a most deplorable state, ?o we hop? eoon to hare a better chance of safe travelling than at present. I don't know how many times we have said it was going to rain, but tins I do know, that on every such occasion it has failed to do so; and only once when nothing was said about it, it came, and almost before folks had time to comment upon it, it had all passed away.
VESUVIUS AND THE DESTRUCTION OF SANTA LUCIA. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 15 May 1868
VESUVIUS AND THE DESTRUC TION OF SANTA LTJCIA. It is scarcely possible, as we. look at Vesuvius, to abstain from speaking- of the terrible disaster which has befallen the spot on which I almost stand. Who has not heard of Santa Lucia ? Its beauties are celebrated in one of the most popular songs of .Naples; and not a visitor to this city has perhaps ever looked out of his window in early morning without hearing the primo tenore of the streets singing, to the notes of the light guitar, " Santa Lucia! Santa Lucia!" How splendid the view from its, I regret to say, very dirty path way I Vesuvius in the distance, the bright blue sea between us; and then, coming nearer home, how picturesque and unique are the surroundings! The oyster stalls and the bright mother-of-pearl looking shells, ranged for sale on little shelves above, and the mariners, with their red Phrygian caps and handsome bronzed legs-all these are the accidents which strike us as we approach, the scene of the disaster. We p...