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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 5 August 1865
BIRTH. Bowman.—On the 3rd August, at Wallaroo, Mrs Bowman, of a son. - MARRIED. Htjnt—Myees.-—Oh the 22nd July, at Moonta Mines, by the Rev. J. Standrin, Mr Edward William Himti to Miss. Catherine Myers. / DIED. Beown.—On the 28th July, at Kadina, Thomas i ' M'Kendrick Brown, fourth son of ^ David | Brown, aged three years and four months.
LABOUR MARKET. July 28. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 5 August 1865
LABOUR MAHKET. July 28. j Miners, 45s week Plasterers, lis to 12s do Carpenters, 10s to lis ^ Labourers, 7s diem diem Quarrymen, 8s do Masons, lis to 12s do Lumpers, 8s do Cartage of ore from Moouta Mine, per ton of 21 cwt., 14s. Ditto ditto from Yelta TVline, 14s. Ditto ditto from Earkarilla Mine, 14s. Cartage of stores to the above mines, per ton of 20 cwt., 15s.
KADINA August 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 5 August 1865
KADINA (erom otjb own correspondent.) August 4. A meeting was called for Tuesday evening, at tKe White Lion, for the purpose of appointing a committee to expend Government grant for storing water. At the time appointed some sixteen persons assembled, and Mr ^Fisher was voted to the chair. An attempt was made by Mr Asheton to adjourn the meeting on the ground that the meeting was not a sufficiently representative one, through a want of proper publicity, but his proposition was lost by a majority of one. It was then proposed and seconded that Messrs Bower, Fisher, Hooper, Moore, and Harris be the committee. Mr Mullet then proposed, and Mr Harris seconded, that Messrs Nottle, Gaskell, W. Graham, Cavil], and Parnell be the committee. After some discussion as to the propriety of the amendment, it was resolved to'ballot for-the five, when Messrs Bower, Fisher Harris, Nottle, and Parnell were elected. We have been repeatedly requested to urge on the different committees the desirability of...
MAIL NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 5 August 1865
MAIL NOTICES. Mails close— WAItLASOO. For Adelaide, on Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday, at 10 p.m. For Kadrna tod Moonta, every day, at 8 a.m. MOONTA. For Adelaide, on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, at 3.30 p.m. For Kadina and Wallaroo, every day .(Sundays excepted), at 3.30 p.xn. KADENA. For Adelaide, on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at 5 a.m. For. Moonta, every day, ^(Sundays excepted), at 9 sum. ■ > For Wallaroo, every day (Sundays excepted),
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. Adelaide, Friday, 7 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 5 August 1865
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. (fbom otjb own cobbespondent.) Adelaide, Friday, 7 p.m. Parliament has been prorogued to the 29th September. The Governor's Speech referred to rains in the agricultural districts, the drought in the Far North, the Northern Territory, the postal service, the judgments of the Supreme Court, and the prosperity of the colony. Nothing will be done in reference to the Northern Territory until the arrival of the next mail. The Government are trying to make arrangements with the other colonies for the performance of the postal service with England. In the Supreme Court, to-day, His Honor Judge Boothby stated he would strike the name of any barrister off the; roll who should recognise the existence of Courts which had been declared invalid by the Supreme Court. Mr Stow, Q.C., said that if he were paid for it he would practise in any Court where his clients required judge Booth replied and termed Mir Stow's conduct seditious. Mr Francis, the Curator of the Botanic Gardens, i...
SHIPPING NEWS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 5 August 1865
- SHIPPING NEWS. ABBIYED. Thursday, August 3—Soya! Shepherd, ss., 300, tons, Ward, master, from Port Augusta: J. B. Austin, agent. " : - 7; -• Friday, ji.Ugust 4—Kngaroo, s.s., 200 tons, Orchard, master, from Port Adelaide. W. C. Eland, agent. Three passengers in the second cabin.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 5 August 1865
Shipping. STEAM TO PORT WALLAROO AND POUT AUGUSTA. H. Wabd, Commander, Will ieave Port Adelaide, for Port Wallaroo and Port Augusta, on SATURDAY, August 12. * • The ROTAXi SHEPHERD ■will, on her return tnp, leave Port Augusta, for Wallaroo and Port Adelaide, on - THURSDAY, August 17. J. B. AUSTEN, - Agent, 1 4 d Port Wallaroo. |HE Steamer KANGAROO, W.; ObchabDj Commander. Will leave Port Adelaide for WALLAROO every Wedxesdat ; and will leave Wallaroo for PO®T ADELAIDE every Satubday. Has very supprior accommodation for steerage passengers. Intending Shippers are requested to give express orders 'for their goods to be shipped by the as Sequent disappointment been ielfc bwing to Ooods, intended for .-;4fie ■ Steamer, having been sent by, sailing vessels.-/--. ^ For freight or passage, apply to - -n-ucnuw , V' W; t3r®LA3SD, Agents 275 *Wa33®5&, NOTICE TO PROPRIETORS OP MINES, YORKE'S PENINSULA. ' CMTE, the undersign^ are W. ready to GABBY ORE for THREE shillings per ton, delive...
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 5 August 1865
IMPOBTS. Uazgo ~ox the Kangaroo, iroin Jrort' Adelaide— 3 pigs, Martin ; 23 do, Melvin; 21 do, Drew Brothers ; 57 pieces, 21 pkgs, Richards; 5 hhdsi ale, Phillips; 2 eases, Elliott; 1 do, Graham 19 do, Karkarilla Mine ; 1 do, Birks Brothers ; "22 do, Secombe; 10 do, De Graris; 13 do, Railway ■'Company ; 1 do, Wilkinson; 38 do,. James ; 34 do, Cook ; 3 do, Bails and Pinnick; 8^to, Hancock 4 da, Messent; 65 bags, Webster and G-ribble; 2 eases, Sparkman; 4 do, Hall; 18 do, Bray; 22 rdo, Dickenson and Berriman; 1 do, W. Thomas ; 11 do, Furner; 2 do, Gadd and Torke; 82 bags, iixford; '9 slates, Beaglehol« ; 6 cases, Bower; #-.6 couches, Haddv; 10 casks cement, Eland ; 131 .bags chaff, Whitford; 15 do bran, Dunn; 4 pkgs, Bower; 2 do, Phillips ; 3 cases, Wilson ; 1 pkg, Furner; 9 -do printing materials, Wallaroo ' Times ; 4 do, .AHanson; 2 do, Whitford; 2 do, Sharp; 1 do, James; 2 do, Richards; 10 do, Levido; 14 do, Wigzell; 1 do, Hall; 1 do, Wenlock and Gurner; 71 do, Allanson ; 5 do, • V...
THE COLLIER'S BOY. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 August 1865
THE COLLIER'S BOY. Besides the mate, there are usually in a collier of 200 tons three able seamen and two apprentices, the younger of wfcom is desig nated " boy," and what that boy does is marvellous (says the Corntett Magazine). He is, of course, compelled to obey the nca^taln ahd mate, and the seamen exact' obedience from him too. He is always wanted. If-one of the able seamen is ordered- to pull-a sheet or rope more tightly, he -wants the boy to hold on the end of it. If any ^halliard is jammed in a block, or any confusion in the ropes aloft, the 41 boy" is sent up at once either to " cast off' the knot, orreportwh'at is the matter. The captain warits him in the cabin, the cook in the "galley, the mate on deck, and the three able «eamten' close to the precise spot where they happen to be. He is sent aip to untroll the '' burgee,'' which is foul; down in the forepeak foracoiliof rope. It is " Figaro qua, Figaro la, Figaro su, Figaro : giu." And ^ Wbere's "thatT.lboy?'* " Bless tha...
THE COAL-BASIN OF NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 August 1865
the coal-BASIN OF hew sooth wales: Mr E. H. Birkenhead, F.G.S., of Worsley Mesues, Wigan, writing to the Geological Magazine says—" Ihave received a letter from my friend, Mr John Mackenzie, Examiner of Coal Fields to the Government of New South Wales,[from whichl extract the following (Mr Mackenzie is stationed at Wollongong): 41 have had a journey of upwards of 300 miles for the purpose of seeing whether the Hartley coal seams, in the county of Cork, belong to the same coal basin as that of Newcastle and Wollongong; and to see if I could find out with which known seams , of coal on this side they were identical. I was able to recognise them. Another reason for my going was, that I had an idea that I could find coal identical with the Fitzroy coal at, a distance of thirty miles from Sydney, the metropolis of New South Wales. I have satisfied myself that coal will be found there; but I must make another examination before I. can tell whether there is agobd seam of coal. I have found...
ICE TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 August 1865
ICE TRADE. It is estimated that the associated ice com panies of New York and Brooklyn begin this summer with 600,000 tons of ice ia hand. It is supplied chiefly from small lakes near the Hudson, or from the" river itself beyond the reach of tide, as at Athens, opp6site Hudson, and other places. The largest quantity furnished by any one of these sources is from Rockland Lake, in Orange County—about 120,000 tons - annually. With the growth of the business upon the coast it has also spread into the interior,, where, especially near the large.towns, the gathering of ice has become an important business. The methods of gathering the ice are few and simple, and comparatively inexpensive. When the ice is nine or tten;inches thick,* or, if for exportation, 20 inches thick, the snow, if any, is scraped off by a 'wooden cleaner, drawn like a dirt shovel by one hoirse. A second scraper, armed with a 'steel blade, planes off the porous upper layer to the depth of three or four inches. The ice ...
DETAILS OF THE FRENCH OYSTER TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 August 1865
DETAILS OF THE FRENCH OYSTER TRADE. A case, just heard before the French Court of Rouen, disclosed some curious details as to how the oyster trade at Fecamp is carried on. The owners of oyster boats there form a community for the §ale of the yield, and each year, in the month of August, the pro duce of the coming season, which lasts from; the 1st of September to the 30th of April, is put up to auction. In August last, a merchant at Fecamp named Martin purchased the whole at 24fr. the 100b, (by usage consisting of 1200) during the month of-September, and: 26fr. for the rest of the season. Martin in" his turn engaged to supply a merchant at Dunkirk named Lieven, with 150,000 oysters in September at 39fr. ithe 1000, and for the remainder of the season as many as Lieven pleased at 32fr. the 1000, engaging to load them on £oard boats for Dunkirk, after having kept them in a park for a week. A lot of 173,000 were sent ofl, but they arrived in bad condition, and Lieven, having suffered a l...
MAN ENGINE AT FOWEY CONSOLS MINE, CORNWALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 August 1865
MAN ENGINE AT FOWEY CONSOLS MINE, CORNWALL. (From the Mining Journal.) This, the first of the single rod man engines, was built in the year 1851 ; it extends from the surface to a depth of 280 fathoms, the shaft being vertical throughout. The rod is 8 in. square, and is driven by an over shot water-wheel, of 30 ft. diameter, and 6 ft. face, making from 5 to 6 strokes per minut§, the crank in the axle of the wheel being con nected directly with (lie large balance bob at the surface by -a round wrought-iron rod, 3£ in. in diameter. The bob in its turn is connected to the rod of the man engine by a similar wrought-iron rod, linked to a flat tail, and secured wrought-iron strap ping plates to a packing piece at the back of the rod. " The beams of which the latter is built up average &lt;kbout 36ft. in length ; their ends are simply butted together, and the joint secured by wrought-iron fish and strap ping plates, placed in pairs opposite to each other on alternate faces, in a ma...
EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 August 1865
EXPORTS. Cargo of the Eclipse, for Port Adelaide—53 tons copper ore, Moonta Mining Company. Cargo of the Bialto, for Melbourne—251 tons copper ore, Wallaroo Mining Company. Cargo of the Kangaroo, for Port Adelaide—64 tons copper ore, New Cornwall Mining Co.; 20 do dOj Yelta Mining Company; 16 do do, Kar Tra.rillft Mining Company ; 83 do do, Wallaroo Mining Company; do do, Moonta Mining Company. Cargo of the Cynthia, for Port Adelaide—40 tons copper ore, Moonta Mining Company.
AN EXTRAORDINARY AFFAIR. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 August 1865
AN EXTRAORDINARY AFFAIR. .TJie Berlin correspondent relates the following extraordinary circumstance The longrimpending case of Elizabeth Wilhelmiria (nee Countess de Colmar) Brunswick married, 1847, to the Yiscount de Civry, has at last came on. .The case for the plaintiff has beeti undertaken by no less a personage than , the veteran leader. of ' the Opposition, M. Marie, whose brilliant elo quence and forensic talent are as well known at the,"bar as within the precincts of tlie Corps Legislatsf.. M, Allon will reply for the defendant, His Royal Highness Charles Duke of Brunswick. M. Marie recapitulated the history of the case from the year 1825, when tie ybung' duke, _ at the age of twenty-two, strikingly handsome and very captivating, arrived ip London with $11 the ptesqge pf his raiikj ttieson of Brunswick's fated cmeftain," u w^o laiew tMat peal too well1 which stretched his father on a bloody tier" on the r battle field of Jena. The duke had, moreover, the si&gular ad...
A WITCH AND A WIZARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 August 1865
A WITCH AND A WIZAED. When Lord Chief Justice Holt presided in the Court of King's Bench, a poor decrepit old, .creature, equally bowed down by age, poverty:, and infirmity, was brought before hiiD, charged as a criminal, on whom the full severity of the law might be visited with exemplary effect. The terrors of impartiality never sat on any Judge's brow with more impressive dignity or threatening aspect, than on that of Judge Holt. The trembling culprit was overwhelmed with jher fears. The charges were opened. " What is her crime ?" asked his lordship. " Witchcraft." u How is it proved ? " *' Sne uses a powerful spell." " Let hie see it." The spell was handed to the )>ench; it appeared a small ball of variously Coloured rags of silk, bound with threads of as, many different hues; these were unwound and unfolded, until there appeared a scrap of parchment, on which were written certain characters, now nearly illegible from much use- " Is this the spell? " The prose cutors averred ...
COMMERCIAL. WALLAROO TIMES Office, Tuesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 August 1865
COMMERCIAL. Wailaboo Times Office, Tuesday Evening; A small mob of horses, which were sold by Mr ■Summers at Kadina on Saturday, realised high pricey ranging from £42 downwards. They were mostly small sized animals, and were neither remarkable for breecl nor condition." Considerable quantities of goods for Clare, and the surrounding neighbourhood now find their way thence from ■ Adelaide, via Port Wallaroo, the Kites of carriage, by this route being about 20s a ton below those charged upon goods taken by way of Kapunda. Some Melbourne beef was offered" at auction by Mr Gouge on Saturday. A small portion of it sold at 4§d; the remainder was not bid for, being supposed to be more tender than nice.