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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 26 August 1870
a£ RICHARDSON^. " . LAND AGENli, * fitcENSEfc: SURVEYORS, and LICENSED LA1SB' B RO£fi RS, Have HpppyfMi ,ftf,, t.he% fr^n;nAafi SADDLEWORTH, under the management ol their MR. .BlCHAEpSOK, and are now prepared To undertake SITE^EYS in any part of the NorthernA gricul tural District^. To XiEGr^UIXATl? XQANSatcurreat _ratep of interest*^^h"aWng4ar^^oikmahd*of HBapital.' they -are~ able to make Trash advances -without - any delay); - r ; i TO ADVANCE MONEY for purchase of Agricultural and other Lands; , > > r TcTtake up GOVERNMENT SECTIONS and Xease.with Sight of Purchase; Arid to transacVall business under the REAL* PROPJLRIY ACT-their Jjranch in Adelaide enabling them to. attend 0- busincsj without unnecessary delay or expense. i Ouutcijh SKi°S William-sfc., AbELA-EDE, 1 and at Saddlewohth. .> . > ? : ? . ' v / , - , T .' :? ? t r * ' Arc hit ec T US, la B bo EU m PRISCEP3. ROBERT R. PAGE . ('rom London), ARCHITECT, ARTIST, GENERAL SUR| YEXOR,^m> \ jOliABE. . N O 1 I 0 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 26 August 1870
c LAB E S T E A M FLOUR AND CHAFF MILLS, CHARLES KIMBER, Pbopmetob. Flour, Bran, Pollard, Chaff, iand&lt; Crushed] Corn always for sale.; JAMS 8 G B E E N W OO 3), CHEMIST, AND DRUGGIST, B OO £SE L1EE, STATIONER, AND KEWS AGENT. . MAIN STREET, Ciabe. £4'j P E B C Y W . D Y E B, CHEMIST AND DRUGGIST, KOORINGA, BURRA BURRA. W H I T F O R D,l . SADDLE & HABNESS MAKEB, MESTABO, Has always in stock a large assortment of] English and Colonial Saddlery of every de scription, which he sells at remarkably low prices. Persons intending to purchase would do well to call and see for themselves; and E. | W. guarantees to give satisfaction. j E. AND C. BECKMANN, WHOLESALE and RETAIL BUTCHERS AND SAUSAGE MAKERS. ; c* THOMSON, DRAPER, AND GENERAL STOREKEEPER (Near Exmouth Hotel), SADDLEWORTH. J. M c C A U L WATCH AND CLOCK MAKER, CLARE, [4 H. WELL BAKER AND CONFECXIOKEB, CLARE. [4 H A B D E R, . CABINET MAKER, &c, CLARE, Hasagood stock of Furniture always on hand, And made t...
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 September 1870
ARRIVAL OP THE ENGLISH MAIL. Newspaper dates to July 15. Telegrams to August 4. [From the Adelaide papers.] The Queen haB been very busy since her re turn from Balmoral, and has appeared in public on several occasions. Owing to previous exer tions she was compelled to abandon her inten tion of opening the Thames Embankment. The ceremony was performed by the Prince of Wales and Princess Louise. The Princess of Wales, accompanied by Prince Albert Victor, Prince George, and Prin cess Louise have gone to Denmark. Prince Arthur is on His way home from Canada, The Duke of Edinburgh has left Mauritius. Xt is rumoured that he has had a disagreement with some of his officers, and has received a reprimand from the Admiralty. Lord Clarendon, Secretary for Foreign Affairs, died in London on the 27th June, in his 71st year. Lord-Granville succeeds him in the Secretaryship. The elementary Education Bill has been in Committee all the month. The amendments for separating secular and religious instr...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. [From the Adelaide papers.] August 6. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 September 1870
LATEST TELEGRAMS. [From tlie Adelaide papers.] Augusts. '1 he Crown .Prince of Jfruesia continues to advance beyond Wessenbourg without eacoun tering any serious resistance. He paesedFrench villages filled with wounded French soldier-. A division of the Baden army croBBed the frontier at Lurncmburg. Id PariB last evening there was a large amount of excited feeling on the Boulevards in conse quence of the defeat sustained by the French. Four bankers have been arrested for ex porting specie. The German population in France are ordered to present themselves before the police, in order to obtain permission to remain in the country* Passports have again been introduced by the Government. Marshal MacMahon has concentrated his army in a strong position. A great battle «as considered imminent. At a diplomatic reception in St. Petersburg, the Czar of Russia addressed lie Belgian Minister with extreme cordiality.
ORIGINAL POETRY. LINES WRITTEN BY A PARENT ON THE DEATH OF THREE OF HIS SONS. DEDICATED TO SORROWING PARENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 September 1870
ORIGINAL POETRY. LINES WRITTEN" BY A PARENT ON THE DEATH OP THREE OF HIS SONS. DEDICATED TO SORROWING PARENTS. God gave us children, but he said I'll take them back again; In this sad world of sin and death They may not long remain. Now, see you bring them up for me. Remember they are mine; And should I come to take them hence, Let not your hearts repine. Teach them to know and love my name, Even in their tender years; Teach them to trust in him who came To dry up human tears. But ever keep a faithful watch, For I may quickly come, And any moment from your arms Convey them safely home. Time sped away, and one by one The precious treasures came; We took them from his gracious hand, And thanked him for the same. We thought the darlings were our own, And clasped them to our breast; Our Father came and snatched away A loved one to his rest. He knocked again; we knew his voice, And tried to stay his hand; But no! he took another child To yonder happy land. Once more he came, we wept and ...
DISTRICT COUNCILS. UPPER WAKEFIELD, Tuesday, Aug. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 September 1870
DISTRICT COUNCILS. UPPER WAKEFIELD, Tuesday, Aug. 30. Present-Chairman, Messrs. Ward, Jones, Freeman, and Bowden. Several letters re* ceived. Overseer to get repairs done at Hock* ings. Slaughtering license granted to J. B. Taylor. Overseer's report read. Work near Hancock's to be done. Repairs required near Mrs. Coopers; to be done. Footbridge over Rice's Creek to stand over. Report by Council meeting Saddleworth Council-a chain of metalling "and spoon drain ; Saddleworth Council to pay half expense. Also other work | required, each Council to pay half expense. Work to be done between Messrs. Neill's and Sing's. Application for rations by M. Marrar granted. Three chains metalling to be done East Auburn. Payments, £98 2s 6d. Bepaire near A. Robertson's let by Messrs Thomas and Bowden for £5 to John Fuller. Samuel Day sworn in as constable.! - Mr, Freeman to let work required Ireland's ford. Overseer to in spect ford at. Lambert's, and work near Crowe's^ Deputation-Messrs. Thomas, Mo...
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 September 1870
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. ' On Thursday The petition from the Corporation of Ade laide was ordered to be printed, and referred to the Market Committee. The House went into Committee upon the Waste Lands Alienation Bill, and a number of amendments were made. On Friday Mr. KriehaufFa motion respecting the ap pointment of additional Commissioners to take acknowledgements of deeds by married wooden was carried. The Habitual Criminals Bill was read a second time. On Tuesday The Waste Lands Alienation Bill was further considered in Committee. The report of the Habitaul Criminals Bill was agreed to, and the third reading fixed for next day. A fortnight's extention of time was granted to the Murray River Traffic Committee to bring up their report. On We dnesday Mr. Ward's motion for the strict enforced ment of the conditions of selection in the egri cultural areas was carried. Tbe Waste Lands Alienation Bill was further considered in Committee. The Habitual Criminals Bill was read a third time.
PARLIAMENTARY. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 September 1870
PARLIAMENTARY. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. On Tuesday A Bill fo amend ti e law relating to endorse ment of ch(quesf drafts, or orders was read a first time. The Hon. T. English's motion for printing the petit n of the Evangelical Alliance end others for reform in the* Licensed Victuallers Act was carricd. . - The Supplementary Appropriation Bill f»r 1870 was carried through all its remaining stage*. The Local Courts Act Amendment Bill passed through Committee. The Port-road Tolls Repeal Bill was passed tirough all its remaining stage1.
The Northern Argus. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 September 1870
life glvps. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1870. From a reliable source we have obtained the I following sad intelligence:-A little girl named . Lily white, aged five years, was lost in the Par naroo scrub on Wednesday, August 17. The' parent 8 of the child were travelling dcwo from . Boolcamatta, and on the evening in question camped near Parnaroo. The children wandered from the camp for the purpose of gathering native peaches, when the little girl became | seperated from the rest, and was lost. Dil ligent search was made in every direction, but not a trace of the* missing one could be dis covered. All hopes of finding the child alive - have now been abandoned. The sale of Mr. Paterson's estate took place ] on Wednesday. The stock was disposed of at - flair prices, but no bidding was offered for the i premises and plant. Mr. R. Hall has ceased to carry the mails1 between -Clare and Riverton. The whole of his horses and plant left for Adelaide on Wednes day. Messrs. Cobb & Co, wili he...
CLARE PLOUGHING MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 September 1870
CLARE PLOUGHING MATCH. I he annual ploughing match in connection with the Glare Agieultural and Horticultural Society took place in M\ Johnston's section, Stanley Flat, on Thursday, September 1. The weather was all that could be desired, aud the ground was in excellent condition. The last few days of genial sunshine^ following the late heavy rains, had imparted to the soil the requi site firmness, and certainly the competitors could scarcely have wished for better ground upon which to work. During the early part of the afternoon the spectators were not very nu merous, but as the hour for the completion of the wok approached the number gradually in creased, and at the clo:e a considerable con course of people was scattered over the field. The competition in general ploughing was pretty brisk; in the other classes, however, there were but few candidates f jr honor. The work on the whole was creditably performed, equal, perhaps, to any former occasion. The show of horse stock was limit...
SINGULAR HISTORY OF A VAGABOND. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 September 1870
SINGULAR HISTORY OF A VAGABOND. An individual arrested by the Paris Police a short time ago for vagabondage has turned out to be a convict named Montrousier, aged thirty-five, who escaped from Cayenne a few years ago under rather extraordinary circum stances. He was condemned in 1861 to transportation for setting fire to the farm of a neighbor in Algeria, where he had settled. In the penal colon}" he adopted the calling of a fisherman, and married a woman who was undergoing a sentence of five years. They even tually resol ved to escape, and with, three other convicts got away in their boat, and, after being* ten days at sea, landed on Barbiche Island. Having no money; to purchase provisions, the ystole what they could, and then again put to sea. A terrible tempest then sprang up, in the midst of which the woman gave birth to a female child, and died a few days after; the infant, however, sur vived, being fed with bread steeped in water. After being thirty days in that precarious sta...
AN INHUMAN WRETCH. (To the Editor of THE NORTHERN ARGUS.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 September 1870
AN INHUMAN WRETCH. (To the Editor of THE NOBTHEBN ARGUS.) Sib-I have been with horses all my life, and have seen some cruel treatment to that noble animal; so that I am not moved by seeing trifles in that shape. But of all the sights I ever saw the one I am about to mention was the moet brutal and cowardly. On Monday, 15th, I was employed with several others at a building on the river flat at Bungaree, when we saw a man, or something in that shape, coming over the hills from Clare. He was beating his horse upon the head when we first saw bin), and he continued this stand ing up in tlie stirrups for at least two miles as regular as the beat of a clock. Although we were three quarters of a mile from him we could distinctly hear the blows; and upon inquiry I found he had come almost ail the way from Glare beating his poor brute in this hor rible manner. Sir, is there no law for such fiendlike treat ment ? I forgot to mention that we Baw him three times dismount and kick the poor beast ...
CLARE CORPORATION. MONDAY, AUGUST 29. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 September 1870
CLARE CORPORATION. MONDAY, AUGUST 29. Present-CouncillorsTreleaven (in the chair), Bowley, Fels, Kelly, Powell, and Smith. Minutes of last meeting read and confirmed, Councillor Powell moved " That the Town Clerk draw up the usual statement of receipts , and expenditure for publication in the Govern ment Gazette, according to clause 151 of the Municipal Corporations Act." Carried. The report of the dayman was read. TENDERS. The following tenders were received for repairing the streets south and east of Mill premises: Michatl Ellery, A\ chains, for £50 5s. J. Clark, £10 per chain-£45. W. James, 3 chains at £12 per chain, and la chains at £15 per chain-£58 10s. O. Scott, £76 10s. Councillor Kelly proposed, and Councillor Powell seconded, " That Mr Clarke's tender be accepted." Carried. The work to be com menced forthwith, and to be completed in two months. Permission was given to the con tractor to enclose the road during the progress of the work. GENEBAI. BUSINESS. Mr. Clarke applied...
THE GOLDFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 September 1870
THE GOLDFIELDS. The Q-awler Times' Barrossa correspondent reports:-The rainy weather continues to in terfere with operations here. The "Victoria Crasher has been at work during daytime, but the Barossa Co.'s crusher has done very little during the week, and it is rumored that it iB in contemplation to remove it to the Fara River. Should this he done an impetus will be given to digging it that quarter, and through the Humbug country, the whole presenting highly auriferous features. In the latter some men have been working for more tkan twelve months past, and got well remunerated. One of the diggers informed me yesterday that good looking ground largely abounds, cement hills never worked, abutting on gullies to which their operations are thus far restricted, yielding coarse nuggetty gold. On the Deep Lead 15 claims are now being wrought, almost all of which are payable. The last hole bottomed three days since (Robert's) though promising in the description of the stuffj contained no g...
AUBURN. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Sep. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 September 1870
AUBURN. (£KOM OTTO OWN COEEESPOKDJEKT ) Sep. 1. The Auburn Evangelical Alliance held its third meeting on Tuesday evening, at the Wes leyan ChnrchL The Rev. J. Bock preached a sermon, the text being I. Corinthians, chap. 2, verses 23 and 24, after which a great many par took of the Sacrament. The meeting was a profitable one, and was. represented by various denominations in the village. _ - The Untialya Ploughing Match takes place to-daji The weather this week has been beautiful and flue.
POLICE COURT-AUBURN. FRIDAY, AUGUST 26. Before Arthur King Esq, J.P. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 September 1870
POLICE COURT-AUBUBN. FBIDAY, AUGUST 26. Before Arthur Kins Eeq, J.P. Robert Hopkins aged 15 years, of An bum, was charged on the information of .Edward Robert b olrnes with breaking and entering hie dwelling house, and stealing therefrom three one pound notes, and one French coin of the value 5s. R. E. Holmes, the prosecutor desposed: Re membered the 25 inst. Occupied a dwelling house situated at Auburn on that day. Inti mated to a pera&lt; n he . a going away. Locked his door, and got under tiisbed. Had previous t> this missed some money. Got i n ler the bed at about half-past ten or eleven in the morning. Heard some one at his door. It was locked and the key taken our. Heard some one come in, open his drawer*, and take therefrom his cash box. Hid not know who it was, to the best of his belief it was the prisoner. Heard the cash box unlocked. The following moneys weie in the cash box:-Six pounds in one pound notes and two foreign pieces. The French coin mentioned in the ...
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the "Government Gazette," August 25.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 September 1870
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the " Government Gazette," August 25.) 1 HOOKXNA, C. Kite-iirown hily, advertiBeu last week as K off shoulder, now lookB like JA. over a. RHYNTE, H. Chandler-Bay horse, illegible brand near ribs, few white hairs in forehead. To be sold September 5. BOCHEETEB, W. Hoskin-Cheenut mare, four white legs, white face, bell on neck, like T off shoulder; iron grey entire colt, about two years old; black horse, stripe down face, likje sc near shoulder; black mare,-bell on neck, star and snip, like JJ near shoulder; white cob mare, docked, collar and saddle marked. To be sold September 12.
PORT AUGUSTA. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT) August 29 [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 September 1870
PORT AUGUSTA. (FROM OTJB OWJ5T CORRESPONDENT ) August 29 Mount Brown presented a singular appear rnce on Friday last. For some considerable listance from the summit it was enveloped in now. The Port has bgun its basy srason. Wool coming in daily, a steamer arriving weekly, the Overland Telegraph teams departing, and the Boiling down Works about starting. Great dissatisfaction is expressed at the Boa^ Board not continuing the late Superintendent of Works in the employ, as he has occupied that position since the formation of the Board, and has given, at leaBt to the public, general satisfaction. Several memorials numerously igned have been forwarded to the Commis sioner of Public Works on the subject, asking him to disallow the action of the Board.
THE LAND BILL. MEETING AT THE TOWN HALL, CLARE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 September 1870
THE LAND BILL. MEETING- AT THE TOWN HALL, CLARE. A public meeting was held in the Clare Hall on Tuesday, August 30, to take into considera tion the Land Bill now before Parliament. There were about 100 persons present. His Worship the Mayor (3ar. A. Young) was unanimously voted to the chair, aud opened the proceedings by stating that the meeting had been called for the purpose of discussing the Land Bill-an important thing to the colony generally. Any gentleman was at liberty to express his views on the Bill, either for or against it Mr. McNamara moved the first resolution " That this meeting approves of the principle. of the Land Bill now before Parliament." There were some clauses which the meeting* would not approve of. One was the clause referring to improvements. But the Govern ment had an object in view in inserting it; which was to put a stop to dummyism. A liberal Land Bill was required by the colony. She was losing her population fast, and some thing must be done to stop th...
LATER WAR NEWS. [From Advertiser Telegrams.] London, July 16. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 2 September 1870
LATER WAR NEWS. [From Advertiser Telegram-.] London. July 16. Holland has notified to the Great Powers the maintenance of neutrality. The French Chambers, by over whelming- majorities, have voted a credit of fifty millions (? sterling-) for the war, and sixteen millions for the Marine Department. The Prussians entered France near Landen and withdrew shortly after wards, tearing- up the lines of railway1 on the Luxemburg1 frontier. July 18. France has sent a threatening note to the South German States, de manding* an immediate declaration whether they intend remaining neutral. The joining- of Prussia by Bavaria is confirmed. The Emperor Napoleon, accompanied by the Prince Imperial, has assumed the command of the army, with Marshals Mac Mahon, Bazaine, and Canrobert as subordinates. A Prussian squadron, consisting of four iron-clad men-of-war, has left Ptymouth, sailing eastwards. Earl Granville in the House of Lords, and Mr. Gladstone in the House of Commons announced the declaration...