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Wallaroo Times. WALLAROO: WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 9 August 1865
'ftMlanra Ciuim. WALLAROO : WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9. Their Honors the Judges of tlie Supreme Court, or rather tlie majority of them— Justices Boothby and GrWYiorE—are decidedly keeping up the reputation of the Court for hair-splitting and discover ing mines -of invalidity. It is a -pity for the sake of their Honors that invalidity is not a marketable commodity; their extensive discoveries in that "lead" would be a rich "diggings" for them. We were very much interested recently in reading the case ex parte Mahoney, where Mr J. Gr. Dai&lt;y appeared for Mahoney, and while patiently bearing the taunts of the two Judges, he man fully battled the watch with their Honors for a considerable time, telling them at last that " he declined proceeding any farther with the case, as he felt he might be subjecting himself to remarks which he certainly would not tolerate out of doors." We have always held a high opinion of Mr Dax.y, but he rose con siderably inour estimation by this display of ...
SUICIDE OF A RAILWAY SECRETARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 12 August 1865
j SUICIDE OF A RAILWAY SECRETARY. The whole of North Lancashire has been startled to-day by the announcement of the suicide of Mr William Whelon, a gentleman of high position, and carrying on business at Lancaster and Preston, through pecuniary difficulties and the fear of exposure. Mr Whelon rose from a poor office boy to be secretary of the Little North-Western Rail way; then he became a merchant and manufacturer; afterwards he was made towu-councillor, mayor, and magistrate of Lancaster. While Mayor of Lancaster he was distinguished for his liberality and hos pitality, and his wife, during his year of office, was presented with a silver cradle by the inhabitants. In addition to the above positions, he was chairman of the Lancaster Athenaeum Club and the Morecambe Gasworks, vice chairman and director of the new Waggon Company, a churchwarden, a leading Con servative, and generally a man of high influ ence and position. On Friday he was at Preston on business, and returned home in ...
HOW TO FALL ASLEEP. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 12 August 1865
HOW TO FALL ASLEEP. The great point to be gained in order to secure sleep is escape from thought—especially from that clinging, tenacious, imperious though which, gi most cases of wakefulness, has possession of*the mind. I always effect this by the following simple process .•—I turn my eyeballs as far to the right or left,® or upwards or downwards, as far as I can without pain, and then commence rolling them slowly, with that divergence from a-direct line of vision, around in their sockets, and continue doing this until I fall asleep, which occurs generally within three minutes, and always within five at the most- The immediate effect of this procedure differs from that of any other at which I ever heard to procure sleep. It not meaily diverts thought into a new channel, but actually suspends it. Since I became aware of this, I have endeavoured innumerable times, while thus rolling my eyes, to think upon a particular subject, and even upon that which before kept me awake, but I coul...
LION-HUNTING IN ALGERIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 12 August 1865
LION-HUNTING IN ALGERIA. A letter from Batna, in the ' Independent,' of Constantina, gives some further details of the recent exploits of M.M. Ohassaing and Bombonnel. Having learned that a horse had been killed by wild beasts, they proceeded to the spot, and concealed themselves in some brushwood close by, in order to wait untilthe animals returned sifter sunset to devour their prey. &lt; The night was dark and no moonlight 3 was to he hopied for. The hunters had not been long their post when a magnificent lion approached the horse.; The two friends touched ;ieac&6th«:j^ to show they had seen the beast, and Ohassaing, firing both barrels, sent the animal rolling to the bottom of the ravine." There had not been time to reload when a second lion appeared. Bombonnel passed his gun to his companion, and Ghassing sent the new comer to join his roars of pain with those of the preceding. A third a fourth lion appeared successively and met with the same fate, Bombonnel load...
TASMANIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 12 August 1865
TASMANIA. The Cornwall Magazine of July 29th has the following as the latest intelligence received from the Tasmanian gold-field:—*' The latest from the 'Den1 diggings is the news brought by Mr Propsting, Chief District Constable of Telby, who, accompanied by Mr. F. D. Stephens, manager of the Fingal Quartz-1 crushing Company, returned from a visit to the diggings on Thursday evening. The most cheering portion of this intelligence is that Messrs Cartledge and McDowell, who have obtained a claim adjoining that of Messrs Stuart and Rawson, have already discovered a similar lead to that in the prospectors' ground, from which they have obtained sufficient gold to induce them to persevere in following it up. Most of the parties how at the Den are well equipped. Mr Stevens is much pleased with the auriferous appearance of the locality. He considers the gold discovered ' reef1 gold;1 that is, gold which indicates by its honey- j combed appearance that it has come from a ! reef, and that co...
VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 12 August 1865
VICTORIA. The Gedong Advertiser says :—" An authority on horsey matters writes tjbis gratifying news about Mr Fisher, the plucky proprietor of the Maryborough stud :— 4 Nothing daunted he has already made arrangements to have another first-class sire from England, which he expects next spring He is a horse of rare blood and appearance. When a yearling Mr Fisher gave £820 for him to Mr Blenkiron, the celebrated breeeder in Kent, who previously purchased him and his dam at Lord Londeborough's sale, He is by that most famous sire Stockwell out of Ennui, the dam of one of the best horses in England, Saunterer Ennui is by Bay Middleton out of Blue Devils, by Velocipede. Stockowner—for this is his name—is a ches nut horse of great size and elegant appearance. Of all men in the Southern Hemisphere Mr Fisher deserves the thanks of the whole community for his perseverance in trying to establish the fame of Australia as one of the greatest countries in the world for her superior breed of hors...
NEW ZEALAND. [Via Sydney, August 7.] Auckland, August 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 12 August 1865
NEW ZEALAND. [Via Sydney, August 7.] Auckland, August 1. On General Cameron's departure for Sydney the Auckland people presented him with a valuable sword and an address. The houses of business were closed, and all classes escorted him on board the steamer. A. trium phial arch was erected. i The Governor's Speech to the General Assembly promises a Bill to obtain parliamen tary representation for the native race; also a Bill to impose stamp duties. Five regiments are to leave Auckland imme diately. Five thousand pounds have been placed on the Estimates to construct a telegraph from Wellington to Wanganui.. Captain Close, of the 43rd Light Infantry, has been killed by the rebels near "V^aeera. Some friendly natives and two soldiers were wounded. [Via Melbourne, August 7.] There had been heavy snow storms at Dunstan the rivers being flooded. Mason has been elected Mayor of Duuedin ; a protest entered against his election on the ground of illegal voting. The sentence of Whitehead, the m...
MISCELLANEOUS SHIPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 12 August 1865
MISCEL1ANE0T7S SHIPPING. The Kadina is shortly expected from Newcastle •with cosi for ifche Smelting Works. This is a large ship, which has recently been purchased by ' Captain Simp son, and has had her name changed to. the Kadina, in honor of the township of that name. By the Doon, which arrived on Friday, a large number of rails have -been brought for the new .line of tramway between this township and Moonta.
INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAMS. VICTORIA. Melbourne, August 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 12 August 1865
INTEECOLOOTJlL telegrams. (From the ASelaide Papers.) VICTORIA. Melbourne, August 7. : The Hero has arrived from Otago,with dates to the 26th. The London is still detained in quarantine in consequence of fifteen of the passengers re fusing to be vaccinated. As soon as order from the Governor in Council is received to land them, the London will come up. . The Gothenburg arrived last evening. She goes on the slip. Off the Gtway yesterday; the Dover Castle and "Venus, from London. General Chute entertained the military officers from New Zealand, the Melbourne Military Staff, the Judges, and 50 other gentlemen to a dinner at Scott's Hotel, on Saturday evening last. - The Ann Gamble, from Tome, April 7, arrived on Sunday, with 700 tons of wheat. She lost her roizenmast, with spars, in a hurricane, on the 17th July, during which the ship was thrown on her beamends. The cargo shifted, and a quantity had to be thrownover board. Nordt, Heyde, & Co., tobacconists, have stopped payment...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 12 August 1865
Auctioneers, Land Agents, &c> OEEY TO liENB.—PROPERTY brought . under the Real Property Act. Transfers, Mortgages, Leases, and other docu ments drawn tip. CHARLES E. TTDEMATSTV, Licensed Land Broker. Cnme-Btreet Land Office, Adelaide. 12 4 c F R S A L E, KCLPARA.—SECTIONS No. 20 and 21, toge ther 215 Acres, situated not far from Brown's Public-house. Terms easy. Apply to CHARLES E. TIDE MANN, Auctioneer. Ourrie-street Land Office, Adelaide. 12 4 c for sale, on ,long credit. Allotments—kadina : Mob. 32,43, 47, 64, 57, 87, and 237. Apply to CHARLES TEDEMANN, licensed Land Broker. „ Carrie-street, Adelaide. Allotments for vsale m the town . SHIPS of moonta, kadina, port HUaHES, and wallaroo, clinton. CWARLES E. tidemann, Land Agent. Carrie-street Land Office, Adelaide. • 12 4 c 0I A SL E S SUMMERS, auctioneer and stock salesman, eladina. Auction Sales attended in any part of the district. Good Stockyards. 9 8c Jj\ E N E, Y C O W I E, SHARE, produce, and insurance broker, G"3...
WALLAROO PRICES CURRENT. Wallaroo, July 28. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 12 August 1865
WALLAROO PRICES CURRENT. Wallaroo, July 28. ' Retail. Barley, 7s Od; oats, 6s ; pollard, 2s 6d; bran, 2s ; chaff, 10s6d. Hay, £910s. Wheat, 6s to 10s. BBEAD AND FLOUR. Bread, 6d per 2 lb Hour, 3d per lb loaf 48s per bag Screenings, 7s BUTCHEB MEAT. Beef, 7d to 9d per lb Pork, 7d to lOd per lb" Mutton, 7d, to 9d per lb Veal, 7d to lOd per lb Lamb, none Sausages, 9d per lb DAISY PEODTTCOE. Bacon, Is 3d ^lb Haqjg, colonial, Is 2d per Butter, fresh, 2s 6d lb Prime Do, salt., 2s 3d . Do, English, Is 6d Cheese, colonial, Is G^d Milk, 8d per quart Do, English, la 8d do Ducks, 8s per. pair Eggs, 2s Od per doz Fowls, 5s. do "... ■ : ■ FISH. Oysters, none Pish, 6d to Is 6d perdoz Periwiniles, none Schnkpper, 3d to 2s each Crafts, none ... . YEGEEABIiES; Cabbages, 6d to Is Onions, 4d per lb Cucumbers, none Potatoes, 8s to 9s per cwt Carrots, 5d per bunch ■ (Warrnambool) ■ French jBeans, none Turnips, 2dper lb Vegetable Marrows, none Leeks, Is per bunch ^PBUIT. Almonds, dried, Is Beaches, none ...
BUILDING MATERIALS. Wallaroo, July 28. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 12 August 1865
BUILDING: MATERIALS. Wallaroo, July 28. Betais. Deals, 9 x 3 :.:V . ... 0 0 Ditto, sawn, extra each, cut 0 0 Ditto,. 11 x 3, solid 0 0 Ditto, ditto, sawn ..each cut 0 0 Battens, 7 x 3, solid 0 0 ZHtto, ditto, each cut 0 .0 Cedar Board, per foot super 0 0 Flooring Boards, T & Qy6 x 1 0 0 Stringy Bark, 3x2, l|d, per 100 Ditto, 4 x 3 Ditto, 6 x 1, l£d ■ Ditto, 6x6- ... Ditto, 9x9 ... Palings, 5 feet, LaunceSton 1 4 Ditto, ditto, Hobarton 1 2 Laths, 3 feet, 1000 ... 1 0 Ditto, 3 feet 6, ditto 15 Cbment—Portland V Soman ... ■"»*■&lt;*"» Bfiicss, at tiie fciln ... 3 5 0 CJOESUG-ATEB IfiOK, ^ CWt, 33s to 40s Zmc, ^ curt, 40s lime, perbuehel, 6d to 8d at the kiln. 0 10 0 18 0 12 0 18 7 Oi 8* 0| 5 01 7 2* 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 12 August 1865
A M EEI C;A. Jefferson Davis is in iron®. The charge of murder agaiSist Davis had - been abant_,; jkm&k, feut4ie'was^ri^ loFMgli treason. His fete sefeflied doubi|ui. ^ . Distress stills prevails in the Southern States. ' " . In America forty rebels surrendered at Sabine Pass. The surrender of Galve ston was considered imminent. Generals Lee and Longstreet have been | indicted for treason. This people are I starving in Georgia. | Mitchell has .been " arrested in Hew ; ■ York, on the charge of treason. The American duties on cotton siare abolished except an internal tax of three . cents. President Johnson has removed, all restrictions on foreign domestic trade^ with States east of the Mississippi There having been insubordination amongst the; negro troops at Fort Munro, they were . . ' *'"'•&lt; • disarmed, and the future arming of slaves forbidden.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 12 August 1865
SMpping. STEAM TO PORT WALLAROO AND POST ATKHJSTA. f j|l H E Screw - Steamship ROYAE SHEPHERD, ' . H. ypimt, Commander, Willleave Port Adelaide, for Port Wallaroo and Port Augusta, on ' . SATURDAY, August 12. TheRGYAL SHEPHERD will, 011 her return trip, leave Port Augusta, for Wallaroo and Port Adelaide, THURSDAY, August 17. J. B. AUSTDS, Agent, 1 4 d Port Wallaroo. JJ1HE Steamer KANGAROO, : r. 1 W. ObchabDj Commander. : . '• Adelaide for on WED^BSDAT, AugustT6; aiid -willleave Waiia rbo &lt;:fbr POET ADELAIDE on. SATtJEDiir, vc':" • ;-V . v - - -'Has superior accommodation for steerage fi^dsgesagersi' —; &lt;>rfers;-&rthisa; i^bods ito be shijgpedi hy~; iSie KAJftJJJJQQ, .as frequent disappoiatsijawfc &m been ..felt ,voting, to Goods,. -is^i^ed?.jfor• jftie Steamerjiaymg beensent by sailing vessels.. or passage, apply to 1 - • - f W. C. ETi AND, &!gBntt 27:5 " Wallaroo. 1 -J-.- .—■ - - ■—-r~ -- - - " "■ 4 -' .. —•—r-TT NO'TICE TO PROPRIETO...
IMPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wallaroo Times and Mining Journal — 12 August 1865
IMPOSTS. Cargo of the Doon, from Port Adelaide—100 bags chaff, 12 pipes, 1 pkg, 1022 ladles, Smelting Works; 6 bales orebags, 27 pkgs, 56" do iron, WaJlardo Mines; 407 bags coal, 120 pkgs, 79 bags coke, 206 bars, iron, 105 bales hay, Moonta Mines; and a quantify of rails for the Wallaroo and Moonta Tramway.