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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 9 September 1870
ON THE PREMISES OF D. CULLENEY, FARMER, AN AM A PLAINS. ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, At 12 o'clock. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, on the premises of 1). Culleney, Farmer, Anama Plains, on Friday, September 9:hj at 12 o'clock, under an execution out of the Glare Local Court, in re Higgins & Sons, Six very superior Draught Horses, all . good in harness One Iron Plough, by Hornsby One Iron Plough, by Sansome One Set of 3-horse Swingletrees One do. 2-horce do. Five do. Plough Harness One do. Shaft do. One Pair of Leading Chains THOS. OWN^ WORTH, Clare, 1870. Bailiff. IN THE ESTATE OF CHARLES HOULTON WEBB, DECEASED. NOTICE is hereby given, that unless all DEBTS due to the above Estate are PAID to me, or to W. Lennon, Auctioneer, WITHIN ONE WEEK from this date, PROCEEDINGS WILL BE TAKEN for the recovery thereof. Dated this 8th day of September, 1870. THOM. H. HOSIER, Solicitor to the Administrators. WANTED, by a person of considerable colonial experience, a SITUATION as OVERSEER of a Sheep or...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 9 September 1870
c LARE STEAM IIOHB: AND CHAFF MILLS, CHARLES KIMBER, PROPRIETOR. Flour, Bran, Pollard, Chaff, and Crushed Corn always for Bale. [4 J AM ES GEEE5W005, CHEMIST, AND DRUGGIST, BOOKSELLER, STATIONER, AND NEWS AGENT. Mattt STREET, CLARE. [4 P E R C Y W . DYER, CHEMIST and DRUGGIST, KOORINGA, BURRA BURBA. EW H 1 T F O R D, . Saddle & HARNESS MAKER, MINTAUO, Hm always in stock a large assortment oi English and Colonial Saddlery cf 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. E. AND C. BECKMANN, WHOLESALE astd RETAH. BUTCHERS AND SAUSAGE MAKERS [4 A THOMSON DRAPER, AND GENERAL STOREKEEPER (Near Exmouth Hotel), S A D D L E W O B T H. J M c C A U L , WATCH AND CLOCK MAKER, CLARE, [4 JH A B- D E R, . CABINET MAKER, &c, CLARE, Has a good (stock of Furniture always on hand, and. made to order. Funerals attended on the shortest notice. Charges mode...
COMMERCIAL. CLARE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 9 September 1870
COMMERCIAL. OIi &RE> " Northern Argus," office, Thursday evening, Sep. 8. Wheat, 5s 3d . Flour, £13 15s per ton " per bag, 28a (cash) Bran, Is 4d per bushel Pollard, Is 6d per bushel Chaff, £4 10s Fresh butter lOd per lb Potted butter, none Eggs, lOd per doz Bacon, 8d per lb Ham, 8|d Cheese, colonial, Is; English, le 7d Potatoes* 6a 6d per cwt. Onions, 2d AUBURN. Sep. 8. Wheat, 5s 3d per bushel; flour, 28s per bag; bran, Is 3d per bushel; pollard, Is 4d per bushel; chaff!, £4 0s per ton ; crushed barley, 5s per bushel; bread, 4d per 2lb loaf; beef, 4d to 5d per lb; mutton, 2gd to 3|d per lb; potatoes, 7s Od ; butter, lid ? bacon, 9d per lb 3 eSS8» lg per doz; colonial cheese, Is; eawn firewood, 14s per ton. ADELAIDE. Sep. 7. Wheat, 6s Flour, £13 to £14 10s
POLICE COURT—CLARE. [Before Messrs J. W. Glecson, J.P., and J.H. Roe, J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 9 September 1870
POLICE COURT-CLARE. [ Before Messrs J. W. Gleeson, J .P., and J.H. &nbsp; Roe, J.P.] ASSAULT. - Timothy Rowen was charged, on the information of his wife, with assaulting her and threatening her life. The complainant gave evidence fully substantiating the charge, and the prisoner was fined £1 for assault, and for using threatening language was bound over to keep the peace for three months, himself in £20 and two other sureties of £10 each. WIFE DESertion. - The same prisoner was further charged with deserting his wife, and was ordered by the Court to pay the sum of 8s per week towards her maintenance.
THE MITRAILLEUR. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 16 September 1870
THE MITRAILLEUR. Franee introduced rifled field gun into the campaign of 1859 against Austria, the Austrians having no weapon ofthat nature in the field. The Prussians were all armed with breech-loaders in the war of 1866, the Austrians. being entirely armed with muzzle-loaders. The French are about to introduce the mitrailleur into the war of 1870. As far as is at present known the Prussians have not yet adopted an arm of the kind, though it has been no secret for a long time that in various countries, the arm has been constructed in various patterns. The Monti gny weapon is an assemblage of barrels contained in awrought-irontube mounted much on the same principle as an ordinary field gun, which it resembles somewhat in form. To this a massive breech-action is attached, sliding be tween heavy iron plates. This is con trolled by a jointed lever, and contains a simple contrivance tor the separate and successive ignition of the cartridges. The cartridges are carried in steel plates, p...
THE GOLDFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 16 September 1870
THE GOLDFIELDS. The G-awler Times' Barossa correspondent reports:-A company is in course of formation to work the reef claim at Hissey's taken out by Carman and party, who have broken stone showing gold disseminated through it The discovery augurs favorably for the development of out reefs. At Noltenius" the tortuous windings of the lead is baffling a great many diggers. North and south the reefs here seem to act the part of cross-courses in mining for the baser metals, and to set men upon a com plete wild-goose chase of sinking. Half-way down the western side of the hill this is par ticularly the case here, and no party has yet succeeded in recovering the lost lead. A good few are again at work on Goddard's Hill, and about half-a-dozen parties at the Yatta. The Deep Lead, Victoria Hill, and the other parts, are much the same as usual. The Barossa Crushing Company have unfortunately had an accident by the breaking of the fly-wheel, which has led to a cessation of operations for four...
THE ENTERTAINMENT AT WATERVALE. (To the Editor of THE NORTHERN ARGUS.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 16 September 1870
THE ENTERTAINMENT AT WATERVALE. (To the IDditor of THE ^NORTHERN ARGUS.) Sir--I wish to correct the errors you have made in your paper of this date, in which you etate that the entertainment at Water vale on September 7 wae a wretched failure, &e. The entertainment did not take place. Owing to the wet e'vemrg the Committee postponed it until next month. ~1 aleo wish to put you right on another matter. You say, " Perhaps dissensions amongst the performers had still more to do 'with it." I am glad to state that 1$e hav&not - had any dissensions amongst the performers. And again, you state that the programme was gone through." In that you are decidedly wrong-the programme was not gone through. The Watervale performers took advantage of Dr. Bain's presence to practice their part music, and other gentlemen gave a few eongs to please themselves. I shall feel obliged if you will insert this in you next, as I do not wish the public to be misled: remain, Sir, &c., J. ...
RHYNIE. (FROM A CORRESPONDENT) September 12. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 16 September 1870
RHYNIE. (FROM A CORRESPONDENT ) September 12. We were rather amused on Saturday by the vagaries of our District Council. About 3 o'clock the people of the township were alarmed by a sound of thumping and heavy blows, and there was an immediate rush made to the Council meeting-room. . I was fortunate > enough to be present, and the first thing that, met my gaze was Mr. Councillor Smyth vigorously thumping the table, varying this feat by .shaking his fist in the face of one of his brother Councillors and calling him a liar, and also talking of getting that gentleman outside for some dire purpose, no doubt. Mr. Smyth, after this flourish, calmed down slightly, and made an attempt to talk about all the business of the Coiizicil. Councillor Byan suggested that Mr. Smyth should confine himself to one thing at a time. Mr. S., however, continued to talk for some time about nothing particular, and made some hazy remarks about greasy forms, slippery ways, &c, &c. An account...
CLARE CORPORATION. MONDAY, SEP. 12. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 16 September 1870
GLARE CORPORATION. MONDAY, SEP. 12. Present-His Worship the Mayor, and Councillors Bowley, Fels, aad Powell. The minutes of last meeting were read and confirmed. The Town Clerk apologised for the absence of Councillors Smith and Trelea'ven. CORRESPONDENCE. The dayman's report was read, stating work performed during the fortnight, and also that he had laid an information -against Thomas Hosking for allowing horses to stray about the streets". Mr. O. Clarke sent in his account, £14 7s 6d, for 60 yards stone and clearing watertable. His Worship stated that the Corporation was asserrbled to pass accounts for payment, land not to reeeive them. The accounts should be sent to the Clerk, and brought before them in the proper manner. Mrs. Gribriel applied to the Corporation to endeavor to get assistance for her from the Destitute Board. She bad three children, all of whom were of tender age, and no means of supporting them. His Worship stated that two applications had already been made that ...
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the "Government Gazette," Sep. 8.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 16 September 1870
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the tc Government Gazette," Sep. 8.) MEIIEOSEJ C. Yates-Che-nut mare, blaze in face, key brand with indistinct brand over off ehoulder; bay mare, streak down face, like P with indistinct brand near ehoulder ; bay horse, Hi over ^ near and off shoulders; black horse, --N over K near shoulder; grey fiily, long tail, small Btar5 dark bay colt, about 12 months old; small bay cob; bay colt, star, s near shoulder, like blotched H off shoulder ; bay mare, white hind feet, star and snip, u under mane off neck, like - near neck, apparently long time out of use; bay mare, speckled back, H near shoulder, n off shoulder, scar near neck. To be sold October 3. SADDLE WORTH, M. IToBter-B>ed and white bullock, branded like JB near rump, white strip down back, white belly. To be sold October 4 The following amusing scene, which oc curred in the Adelaide Police Court on Friday morning last,, we take from the *c Advertiser John Osborn was charged with being a pauper lunati...
HOYLETON. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) September 14. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 16 September 1870
HOYLETON. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) September 14. The crops around here are looking most pro mising, and if the season only continues as favorable, we may expect to reap a most abun dant harvert. Shearing has been delayed on account of the weather, but I believe this week will show some progress in that direction. The driver of the conveyance between here and Port Wakf field has a habit of looking before him, or it is very probable I might have had to relate a serious accident. He reports having frequently had to dismount and remove from the rails stones and other obstsuctions. Last Monday, about three miles from this township, /stones were on the rails for some little distance ' the size of the same, and the systematic way in which they were placed would lead no very suspicious person to conclude it is the intention of some person or persons to effect some serious mischief. On this occasion I noticed some ladies were passengers by the carriage. I must remark that the driver is ...
LOCAL COURT—CLARE. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16. [Before Mr. J. Varley, S.M.] LIMITED JURISDICTION. LEWIS V. SMITH. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 16 September 1870
LOCAL COURT-CLARE. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16. [Before Mr. J. Varley, S.M.] ' LIMITED JUEISDICTION. IIEWIS Y. SMITH. Claim for £1, tor damages done in plaintiff's garden by the trespass of a goat belonging to defendant. Mr. Hosier for plaintiff. Charles Lewis, plaintiff, examined, said he was a laborer, living in Ciare. Knew the defendant. The defendant had a goat, which had done considerable damage in his garden. He had had 700 cabbage plantB growing in his garden, but most of them had been destroyed. Had seen the goat eating them. One pound would cot recompense him for the property destroyed. Cross-examined by the defendant-Had seen the goat eating the cabbages. Would not have taken action had he (the defendant) tried to keep the goat out. He (the defendant) had not offered to pay damages. By Mr. Hosier-His garden was within the boundaries of the Corporation. By Mr Yarley-The garden was fenced on three sides; the other side he could not- afford to fence. Had planted 200 fresh plants, w...
DISTRICT COUNCILS. RHYNIE, Wednesday, Sep. 10. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 16 September 1870
DISTRICT COUNCILS. HBLYKIE, Wednesday. Sep. 10. Present- Robert Kemp (Chairman), Coun cillors D. Smyth, P. Smith, M. Ryan, and P. Conley. Letters received irom Upper Wake field District Council in reference to ford acrosB the Wakefield at section 74. Resolved that Messrs. Ryan, Kemp, and P. Smith examine and report when it is most desirable to make the ford. Account received iron Clode & Til brook for £2 8s 8d, for printing, &c. Mr. D. ! Smyth objected to this account being paid, and acted in a moBt extraordinary and ungentle manly manner, and caused a suspension of business for some considerable time. When the commotion subsided it was resolved that the bill be paid. Letters from Huggins and Benham about Andrews & Eonnin's taxed bill of costs for service as solicitors in defending the action brought on by the Alma Plains people to upset the election. To stand over. A memorial presented by Mr. 3). Smyth signed by a few ratepayers, requesting Council not to pa...
NORTHERN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY'S SHOW, AUBURN. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 16 September 1870
NORTHERN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY'S SHOW, AUBURN. The fourteenth annual sbow of the Northern Agricultural Society took place at Auburn on Wednesday, September 14. The day turned out beautifully fine, which it was anticipated would secure a large attendance of visitors. Such, however, was not the case. There were perhaps 500 persons on the ground, ineluding.a fair proportion of ladies. The show of stock exhibited a considerable falling off on previous years, many of the classes not being represented at all. The quality of the stock shown was fully up to the average mark. The following are the awards : LIVE STOCK. HORSE STOCK. Judges-Messrs. B-. Elliot, J". Emery, W. Bowman, and J. Kelsb. Best draught stallion, imported, £3 3s. No exhibit. Best draught stallion, colonial bred, £3 3s, Mr. J. W. Grleeson'e Rifleman. Second best draught stallion, colonial bred, £2 2s, Mr. J. Handcock's Rocket. Best blood stallion, imported, £3 3s. No exhibit. Best blood stallion, colonial bred, £3 3s. Not aw...
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 16 September 1870
HOUSE Off ASSEMBLY. On Thursday The HOB.. H. B. T. Strangways called the attention of the House to the position taken by the Judges with reference to the Equity Court business, and the consequent loss to suitors, as well as injury to the public. The Attorney General informed the House that the Govern ment had fully determined upon the course they would adopt, and there would be no further delay. The consideration of the tariff was adjourned till Tuesday, The second reading of the Constitution Amendment Bill was not carried by the requi site majority. The Audit Bill was passed through Com mittee. On Friday A petition was presented by Mr. Hughes from the Bishop and Synod of the Church of England praying the Government not to en force or prohibit religious instruction in public schools. A petition was presented for a grant of money to country institutes. Several unimportant motions were carried. The report of the Committee of the whole House on the Audit Bill was agreed to. The Scotch ...
THE DINNER. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 16 September 1870
THE DINNER. The dinner was provided by Host Bleechmore in his usual sumptuous style, in the Town Kali. About 50 gentlemen sat down to partake of the excellent provision, after which the cloths were removed aDd the business of the evening com menced. Mr. J. Tarley, S.M., occupied the chair, and Mr. P. M'Kamara the vice-chair. After the usual loyal toasts had been pro posed by the Chairman, The Vice-Chairman gave " The Parliament of South Australia." He would couple with the toast the names of their representatives, Messrs. Kingston and Bright. The South Australian Parliament would bear favorable comparison with any of the colonies. He believed the Parliament intended doing good. They were not infallible, but they were honest in their intentions. The Secretaiy (Mr. A. Sing) then read the prize list, and distributed the prizes to the suc cessful competitors. The Chairman said he had a toast to propose to which he was sure they would heartily re spond. It was " The memory of their late ...
PARLIAMENTARY. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 16 September 1870
PARLIAMENTARY. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. On Tuesday The Government intimated their acceptance of Mr. Justice Gwynrie'a resignation as Primary Judge in Equity, and stated that a Bill upon the subject would shortly be introduced. The Audit Bill was read a first time. The Chief Secretary explained the measures* the Government were laking respecting the de fences of the coipaj. The Local Courts Act Amendment Bill was recommitted, aad slight alterations made in one or two clauses. The Cheques Endorsement Bill was passed. The amendment of the Assembly in the ; Habitual Criminals Bill was adopted. The motion cf the Hon. J. Hodgkiss, affirm ing the desii ability of the Government encou raging the planting of forest trees, was carried. A question of privilege was raised during the discussion, and a motion was carried to the effect that Sergeant-Major McBride had com imitted a breach of privilege in sending an in sulting letter to the Hon. J. Baker on account of something he had said in debate.
CONCERT AT THE TOWN HALL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 16 September 1870
CONCERT AT THE TOWN HALL. The Mintaro Choir gave their promised con cert in the Town Hall, Clare, on Monday even ing, September 12, The weather was propitious, and the performers had no reason to complain on the score of a thin house. The large hall was filled to crowding, and there could not have been less than 150 persons present. The proceeds were for the purpose of assisting to clear off the debt on the schoolroom at Mintaro. And the amount realised must have been ex ceedingly gratifying to the promoters. The entertainment as a whole was of an unexcep tionable character, and of a higher order than is usually the case with amateur concerts. The pieces in every case were correctly rendered, and most of them were very creditably given. Not a single bitch occurred throughout the evening. It is not often that the Clare public are favored with such a musical treat as was placed before them on Monday night, and we were happy to find that the praiseworthy efforts of the Mintaro Choir we...