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CLARE CORPORATION. MONDAY, AUGUST 15. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 19 August 1870
CL#tJEjCQl|?P8ATtlMf. MONBAY, AIG^TRSR 15S ; Present;-The Mayor, and Councillors jJSIelly, Poweli,iJowley, Pels, Smithy and Treleaveo. - The minutes of last . meeting were read and confirmed. r._ v.,;, f . " j C0Bi]EtS^i?0]^i)£KCE« * S . r, A letter waBi read from Mr, Webb^ stating' that he had made a mistake iniiis tenderj'and, aRkmgpermission to amend it. Letter from Mr.s IJyan, with reference to bringing her property tinder the Real Property Act.. potter from the Chief Secretary,1 stating th^fc, feo pa*-' tieular time was fixed for the payment of the grant in aid to Corporations, . GENEBAIi BUSINESS. The dayman's report was read,iriforming the. Corporatibn of the work done during the past fortnight.,... A list was read of persons whose rates were in arrrar, amounting to the sum of;£47 5 i 6d. The Town Clerk intimated that he had received', a letter from Dr. Bickers, complaining that his' rates were too high. After considerable discussion Councillor Powell proposed that the;Clerk ...
POLICE COURT—AUBURN. FRIDAY, August 5. [Before Mr. P. McNamara, J.P.] LARCENY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 19 August 1870
POLICE COURT-AUBURN. FRIDAY, August 5. [Before Mr. P. McNamara, J.P.^ lABCENY. Edward Haves was charged on the informa tion of William Henry Wilson with having on the 29th July last feloniously stolen one rug, value 63, one quart-pot, Is 6d. one pair mole' skin trousers, value 4s, and sundiy other articles. William H. Wilson, of Bollowie, deposed * Knew the prisoner. The several articles men tioned in the information are my property j I missed them about the 29th of Jul/ Mctx Never sold or gave them to prisoner or any other person. William Bolston said: Live neat Auburn* and know prisoner; He came to tby house on Saturday last with a horse, saddle, irid bridle, and the various articles mentioned its the in formation, and now produced. He wanted to sell the horse and leave it. I would not buy it, and he went away, leaving the horse and swag at my place. I subsequently brought them to the police station, and explained to the trooper how the prisoner bad left them. Patrick O'Neill, pol...
POLICE COURT—CLARE. TUESDAY, AUGUST 19. (Before Messrs. Gleeson, Kimber, and Beare, JJ.P. CORFERT V. HORSMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 19 August 1870
POLICE COURT-CLARE. TUESDAY, AUGUST 19. (Before Messrs. Giee#on. Kimber, and Beare, JJP. COEFERT V. HOEfiMAK. This was an action Drought against the de fendant for assaulting a little girl named Mary Corfert, at Sevenhills, on the 11th August. Mr. Hosier for complainant, Mr. Benham for defendant, Marj Corfert, aged 11 years, stated that the defendant came into the school at Sevenhills, and took her by the neck, and gave her two thumps with her fiats. Mrs Johnson deposed: Was present at the time of the alleged assault. Mrs Horstnan shook the girl, ana struck her with her hand. Gould not say whether more than once. The child did not complain of bang hurt, but cried. Mrs. Horsman briefly related her side of the story, which was utterly opposed to the pre* ceding witnesses. Mr. Benham thought the ease was too trivial to be brought before the Court. Pined 5a. and costs. COhFEET y. HORSMAN. This case arose out of the preceding one. The complainant summoned defendant for an assault committ...
GO IN AND WIN. [COMMUNICATED] [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 19 August 1870
. GO IN AND WIN. , ' fcOMMmriOATED "1 r' Tfatf 'prineiple of cornjpetiiive exaaiinatioii icTt'' Government appointments has jpt"mfetSy ithr freah-and important success.1 The latethah^es whichjhave takenplabe ib ourinbther^cohritr^ have' been sufficiently gtartling, and have coolie updn lis with a rapidity almpBt great Vnough to take away our breath ; but hardly any ol them is so amazing, Or eolikely to be important in its effects, as ifa&t just determined' on by which the entire civiliservice in all its grades, bigh and low, has been takenfrplia the handB of official patrons andiiiadetbe prize of ability, industry, and agood education. When the ordfer in Council of Juue4 has taWeaeffect, no morejobbery or favoritism in the'appointment of private friends and. relatives to ^situations in the Government service wilt1 be any longer' possible. The question " V^hat to do with our boys?" will have received a satisfactory solu tion in thousands of families;. Young sprigs of the aris...
PARLIAMENTARY. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 19 August 1870
PARLIAMENTARY. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. On Tuesday The Hon. T. Hogarth and the Hon. T. English each presented a petitiou, with some thousands of signatures attached, praying for a reform of the Licensed Victuallers Lanr. The Port-Road Tolls Repeal Bill iand Suther-' land's Act Repeal Bill were read a first time. HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. J . On Friday Mr. A. F, Lindsay's motion respecting sur veying roads was carried. The motion of Mr. Hughes for an abstract statement of the revenue and expenditure for the quarter ending 30th of June was carried. Mr. Pearce's motion* having reference to the cost of returns, was carried. The Supplementary .Estimates were passed .through Committee. The Local Courts Amendment Bill was fur ther considered in Committee. The report of the Committee on the Land ?Fund Bill was agreed to, and the third reading fixed for Tuesday. On Tuesday Two petitions, signed respectively by 5,000 and 10,000 persons, were presented, praying for an amendment in the system of licensing...
The Northern Argus. FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 19 August 1870
on FRIDAY; AUGUST 19, 1870. SOUTH AUSTRALIA is evidently en tering upon a distinct phase of her existence as a Colony. Hitherto 'tlie' public funds have been lavishly ex pended* upon works of an unproductive character. Past Governments seem to have been afflicted with a kind of mania for the erection of costly buildino-s. Attention IRIS been paid more to the ornamental that the useful. Whether this has resulted from, a sincere desire1 to beautify the capita, or whether the efforts of the various Governments have been conducted in this direction ,.by motives of a mercenary nature, we will not attempt to say* : What we assert is that the public buildings in and.. around Adelaide are at least a generation in advance of Our require-, ments, and that the public money has' been spent in their erection to the great detriment of other parts of the country. We hesitate net in saying that the destitution and distress which have prevailed among the working classes during the past few years may...
COMPLIMENTARY DINNER TO ARTHUR KING, ESQ. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 19 August 1870
COMPLIMENTARY DINNER TO ARTHUR KING* ESQ. A eomptimsntarydinner was given to Arthur King, Esq., in the Foresters' Hal), Watervale, on Thursday evening, the 11th instant, in (ac knowledgment of his pastservices as Chairman of the Upper Wakefield District Council. The chair wasoccupied by Mr. J. S. Coles, and the vice:chair'by Mr. F. Treloar. Between 50and ?0 gentlemen sat down to partake of aa ample spread, alter discussing which, the Chairman &lt; proposed the usual loyal toasts, which,were drunk with customary honors. The .Chairman then proposed the toast of tlie evening " Our esteemed aad worthy guest Arthur King, Esq*' He admitted, had his peape been consulted, he would have shrunk from the task,of proposing the toast, as he felt himself incapable of doing it justice. He would iiowever, ^lt> hiis best. In eulogising a public man conSidferable discretion was necessary. He would endeavour to avoid undue adulation on the one hand, but would also be careful not to fall int...
AN EMIGRATION COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 19 August 1870
AN E«i6RiTI01P . A pretty story istold in af despatch from the Governor ofTrinidad to Earl Granville, just publishedy in which are reported tke unfortunate results of emigrations to Venezuela, in connection . with the Chartered American; English, and yehezuelaii Trading andCom merxjial Companyj" whose officers at r No. 3, the Urescentj America-square, London, E.G. It appears that a small number of Englishmen had been : sent ont by the company in a condition andunder circumstances; which L are described by the Hon. A. Gordon in - these- words: " Almost utterly des titute, to an unhealthy locality on the Caura . Hiver, which, though wholly unimproved, not a tree having1 been cut, or a swamp drained, or a hut built dn it, had been sold by the company te the emigrants at the price of £4 per ten acres; £4 being the market price5 in Venezuela for three square miles of landthat is to say for £1,920 acres. So the emigrants, were charged nearly two-hundred fold the real value of the; land. T...
ADELAIDE. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) August 16. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 19 August 1870
ADELAIDE. (FJtOM OITfi OWN COBBESPONDENT.) 9 August 16:. ^ 1 1-V- . . ? ° ane annual ploughing match in connection? with the Agricultural and Horticultural Society? took place last week on a section belonging to> Mr. Hughes, at Tusmore. The weather vfas favorable, and the attendance encouraging.. Twenty-fire teams Btarted to compete for the. various prizes, aud the show of implements,, horse-stock, &c, was good,; thedraught stalliona beiug the most attractive. Mr. Robert Smithy of O'EEalloran Hill, took the first prize in this. -department with his well-known horse Victor,, while the Hon.; J. Baker's Lucifer was pro nounced the best of the blood stock. The Tom Thumb troupe completed their visit to Adelaide on Saturday night, after asuc-t ceesful week.. The poverbial inclination of: Englishmen and Arabs to run after celebrities; whenever they have occasion to show them selves in public was carried on to its fullest extent, crowds assembling daily at the door of the General...
LOCAL COURT—CLARE. TUESDAY, AUGUST 16. [Before Messrs. Gleeson, Kimber, and Beare, JJ.P.] LIMITED JURISDICTION. MCGUINNESS V. KRUSLER. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 19 August 1870
LOCAL COURT-CLARE. TUESDAY, AUGUST 16. [Before Messrs. GLEESON, Kimber, and Beare, JJ.PJ - LIMITED JURISDICTION. HCGHTINNESS V, XBUSLER. Claim for £ll,balance dao on IOU. Mr. Hosier for plaintiff, Mr. G-ower for defendant;. Mr. Gower objected to the case being heard, as it was not the Court nearest to where the debt was said to have been contracted, and that a memorandum of such objection had been sent in ; and that, therefore, the Court had no; jurisdiction over the case. Mr. Hosier contended that the objection was frivolous, and objected to a reference being ? made to a memorandum which was not on the files of the Court. The Bench: If Clare is not the proper Court,, where is the proper Court ? Mr, Q-ower: Xapunda, as bang the nearest: Court to Freeling, where the debt arose. j After considerable discussion, it was decided to allow the case to be heard. Abraham McG-uinness, examined by Mr. Hosier: Was a draper's assistant, then residing' at Sevenhill. Knew the defendant. Recognised...
THE GOLDFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 19 August 1870
THE GGLDFIELDS. The Barrossa correspondent of the Gawler Times reports:-" The heavy rains have thrown hs into a precious plight as regards any means of communication, yet hot the slightest. at tention has been giving to our broken-down -bridges and dilapidated roads. The cartage of cement from the claims to the crashers has to a corisidearble extent also been checked by ? the heavy rains. This will be seen by the. quantities crashed in this month ending 31st July, "whici. were I Baro?sa Crushing Company... 181 £ tens I Victoria Crushing Company... 141 f " Total ... ... 323J The Warden has had several jumping cases -to decide since the last report, but none pos sessing sufficient importance for .special derail. Prospecting is spread out now, -and we have recently had an addition to our special and aristocartic prospectors in Mr, W. JB. Reals and Mr. Melville^ from Adelaide. Fresh at? 3 payable gold has again been struck on the Yatta Hill, at 45 feet, of a coarse description in an old...
AUBURN.. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) August 17. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 19 August 1870
AUBURN.. (FfiOM OUR owir COBBiSPdlTOENT.): ^ :-/siiugU«fcJl! The .Primitive Methodist Sabbath SehoolliJBlcl, its firetannivergary on S~unday.~ ThefteV^iS." ?J. Nickolls preached in the morning, and the, B-ev. J, Standrin in the afternoon and evening | On the following-day the usual tea and publio meeting were held^ The chair was occupied by Mr. Lee, addresses being delivered by the Revs.. [ S. J. Mckblls, and J. Btandrin. The children recited several pieces and sapg several hymns* . The jiroeeeds realized about £5. After a vote [of;thanks to the Gnairman and the ministers^, theineeting closed in tbe usual way. . . I ' Thereaanabandaneeofraib. : I " '
DISTRICT COUNCILS. CLARE, Saturday, August 15. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 19 August 1870
DISTRICT COUNCILS. CLARE, Saturday, August lS. I Present-Messrs J. Emery, (chairman) Bradtke, Gieeson, J. Sinnes, and Trezise. Minutes of last meeting read 8nd confirmed. Resolved that L. Malicha, Sevenbill, be in structed to take the stones out of side-drain within one week, or -they will be removed at his expense. Resolved, that the Clerk obtain six copies of District Councils Act. .Resolved, that the following: payments be made:-E. Grower, £1010s 2d* . Auditors, £4 4s. Owen Clarke, repairs Armagh road, £115?. Resolved, that Mr. G-ower be appointed- Solicitor to Council for ensuing year. Resolved, that the Clerk draw up a list of roads that have been closed without the Council's sanction, and write to the Surveyor-General about raid, through section 41. r''
LATER EUROPEAN NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 19 August 1870
LATER EUROPEAN KEW& The latestArgtwtelegramB state .' A. whirlwind has carried away 80 houses'in Transylvania. TjTp to this time 200 bodies hare twnfodhditi the fields,' fetid' 14 ih the river fet Sbartebfog." ;1* In . 'otoe" . week 12,000 immigrants lafaded lit Nejr Yo.-k frou Europe. France had on December 31-1869, among her ironcladsof first rank, 17 ships and frigates ; also eight ironcladcorvettee. Itis asserted that the monthly financial report" in' the- 'House of Representatives at Washington will show a reduction in the debt of more than 11 milHondollafa. | In Prussia the number of recruits Tor the contingent of !870 is 95,540, or more than in France. . '- " .. - , On th6 6th of J line, died at Dprpat, the famous Russian' navigator and popular explorer, Admiral Baron Wrangel. A frightful accident occurred in :the- City of Leon (Nicaragua), when several; persons were fatally poisoned through a chemist havingbv mistake mixed: up with his medicine, arsenic in stead of s...
PRINCE ALFRED'S BIRTHDAY. (To the Editor of THE NORTHERN ARGUS) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 19 August 1870
PRINCE ALFRED'S BIRTHDAY* (To the Editor of THE NORTHERN ABGTJS X ; BIB-Allow me "through-the medium ofyonr ; paper, to inform the jublie the reason the storeB were opened last Monday, after notice# - bad been in' (he shopwjfldowg for a jweelf saying they would be closed. The Early ? Closing Association have, the signaturesof each of : the Employers, to ohserye certain public, holidays*' Prince Alfred's Birthday" being one of theni. Until that, day, good 'with bad been feept^andnodoubt would have gone , on, bad not a well known storekeeper in ,the town* ; ship first broken it« In order to spite bis as sistants, for some fancied disrespect he. opened bis Store;' and ipoiled aU cluiice of futiipi .. holidays, ?, . . k.; . fj_ . . ,? :fW»3«V C.'are, August 10, 1870,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 19 August 1870
3? T B c§t: This young and handsome 33^a^|hpSiiPrepri]l Stand to Cover this Season, leaving hip hWie at Anama on Tuesday, 23rd August, *870, stopping at Bumbarnle one night ; passing tl ^ _7 " _ SprioglTarm and~ Whiteftut Thursday; Stan ley road home, calling at the atove-named' places every week during the season* JaSSPsT* timeofService. op-^or before 1st agef fes tfa,; pujatito at &lt; PEDIGREE. ; The above-named Horse is now rising 4 years old^ay^andlftands 1(3 hands2^ inches liigh j and iB by the celebrated Imported Horfe Oiri,; Aggravation, out of an Imported Mare, and, bred- by-C. B. Fisher, Eaq.,at Buckland Park, and u not to; be 8wpu6ed%jnoEbnlar strengths and symmetry combined. A. MACDONALD, - - - Again a. j^issoluiion OF PARTNERS H ip. \ that .the PART _ .between us, tbe&lt; lJndera!gned, William Henry Wbitford and John Lnckhurst Smith, of Clare; in the Plro5- . vince of South Australia, ^carrying on businefer as BHtatorauaderthe firm -of WHITFORD &...
COMMERCIAL. CLARE. "Northern Argus," office, Thursday evening, August 18. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 19 August 1870
COMMERCIAL. CLABE. i 81 Northern Argus," office, Thursday ©Fenine. August 18. Wheat, Bs ! Floor, £12 per ton of 20001bs " 41 perbag, 24s (cash) Bran, 1B 4d per bushel Pollard, 1b 5d per bushel Chafi; £4 10B Fresh butter Is per lb Potted butter, none Eggs, Is per doz , Bacon, 8d per ib Earn, none Cheese, colonial, Is; English, 1B 9d Potatoes, 6$ 6d per cwt, Gnions, 2d per lb. . ATJBURN. August 18. Wheat, 5s, Od per bushel; flour, 25s per ba« ; bran, Is 3d per bushel; pollard, Is 4d per bushel; chaff, £5 Os per ton; oats, 5B per bushel; cruBbedbarley,58^M per bushel; seed barley, 5s peri)UBhel; bread, S^d per 21b loaf beef, 5d to 6d per lb ; mutton, 2d to 3d per lb. f potatoes, 6d; onions, 2d per lb; butter^ Is; bacon, 8d per lb; egge, Is per doz. , *i ADELAIDE. August 17i Wheats 5sj6d. * Flour, £1^10s to £18 10s
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 19 August 1870
AND CHAFF MTr.f.g, OH A UliKS KT M; BEB, pRflPBTBmn , Bran, Pollard, Chafl; and Crushed Cora rfwaysior, sale. I * : A J A HiSi S G BE E N;W OO D, CHEMIST, AND DRUGGIST, ® O^OKSE LL BB, STAT IONEB> AND NEWS AGENT. MAIN STREET, CLABE. [4 E B C Y W. D Y E B, CHEMIST and DRUGGIST, XQOBINGA, BUBBA BUBBA. ~ W H I T F O B D, . SADDLE & Habkess MAKEB, MINTABO, iHas always in stock .a large assortment of English and Colonial Saddlery of every de scription, which' be sells at remarkably low prices. Persons intending topurchase would do well to call-and-see for themselves; and E. W. guarantees to give satisfaction. Jg AND C.B^JCKMANN, WHOLESALE asd "RH-TATT. .BUTCHERS AND SAUSAGE MAKERS. " ? - - - - .. -O J^} a? H O M S O N , DRAPER* AND «GENE B All ST OBE KEEP EB (NearExmouth Hote]), S ADD1EWO Ell, J M c C A U L , WATCH AND :CLOCK MAKER, C L. A B: E , W E L Ji S , ' BAKEB AKD CONFEC1TONEB, CXABE. [4 J H A B 5 E B, ? CABINET MAKER, &c, CLABE, .Has a good stock of'Furniture a...