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FRENCH REPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 14 October 1870
FRENCH REPLY. Your German Rhine has been ours before! It has served our -wassail bowls to fill. Can singing its praise from door to door ? . ? Efface the hoofprints, legible still, Qf our cavalry charge that bathed its left bank in your gore ? Your German Rhine has been "ours before! ' On its breast the wound yet gapeth wide, Which conquering Conde made when he tore Through its mantle of green to the farther side:. Wliereonce the sire hath ridden, shall the son not ride once more? Your German Rhine has been ours before! Of your German virtue what remains, When across its flood our l^ions pour, And the Empire over-clouds your plains ? When all your men have fallen, have ye other men in store? Your German Rhine has been ours before J - If ye your annals would fain forget, Your daughters remember the days of yore, And wish the Frenchmen among them yet, For whom your vintage white they were always blithe to pour. If your German Rhine be yours once more, Then wash your liveries in its ti...
BECKER'S "RHINE SONG" AND DE MUSSET'S REPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 14 October 1870
BECKER'S " EHINE SONG-" AND DE MUSSET'S EEPLY. ; ' When Becker's celebrated " Lied" made its appear-' ance it was enthusiastically received byhis country men; whose national feeling it so well expressed, ancl^ as was to,be expected, it neatly irritated the French. . One. evening at a soiree ^t MadamejEmile dfi G-inardin's the: song became tte subject of discussion,' and the hosted' expressed a wish that it - should be answered by a trne .poet.' Alfred de Musset, who was one of .the pasty, asked for ten minutes' leave of absence, which being granted, he descended into the garden, where,in~fhe time mentioned, hecomposed the poem known as'"lje Bhin AllemancL' i- . Gbbmak SONG; " " It never shall be France's, The free, the German T&hinft, Though raven-like she glances, And croaks her foul design. So long as calmly gliding * .- It wears its mantle green,. So long as oar dividing Its mirrored wave is seen. .It never shall be France's, . The free, the German Bhine, So long as youth...
THE GOLDFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 14 October 1870
' THE GOLDFIELDS. i The Advertiser's 'Barorfsa'corrbspofi dent re ports :-*' The Government- prospecting party pnpceed : with their : work: on the ' hill near WilliamstojwoLjand have found gold, but not in large quantities. ,JM>. Melville has a 1 party cat wOrkhalfa mile distant, and this- weekseveral mqre parties of men are~in their vicinity. .When' somethingreally payable gets: struck a great impetus will begiven to our operations, as we have. miles *. of intervening and surrounding country .to all appearance highly auriferous. The Green Hill continues to .attract most - at tention,aud the claims on thewhole line almost daiiy iaaprove. Tiie dreplead has alsoits share, several" holes recently: sunk giving- fair prospects and; leading .to fresh sinking. This is likewise -the. case: on that« part . of the lead known; as Hatch's, where a pretty considerable rush has setinduringtlie last few d'sys. At Cotter's Hill, also, Wm. Randell and!. party bavg struck another run of payable go...
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 14 October 1870
I . --- HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. On Thursday A message from the Governor recommended the House to provide for reimbursing the Cor« poration of Glare in certain expenses which the ratepayers had rated themselves for. Mr. Mann's motion-"That this house is dissatisfied with the action taken by the Go vernment in respect to the Port Augusta Kail way," whieh was negatived on a division by a m j jrity of one. Un Friday A petition was presented, praying for the construction of a road from Hiil River Range to the railway. Mr. A. P. Lindsay's motion for an estimate from the Engineer-in-Chief as. to tbe cost of a railway from Eadina to Glare was discussed and withdrawn. Mr. Bright's motion for information re specting the supply of water to the suburbs ef 2 Adelaide and Fort Adelaide was carried. The amendments of the Legislative Council in the Local Courts Amendment Bill were agreed to. The Anglo-Australian Telegraph Bill was - read a second time and considered in Com* mittee. On Tuesday A message ...
OLIVIA'S CRIME. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 14 October 1870
OLlVl&'S CRIME.: Olivia Hamilton was handsome, one of: the handsomest belles for many miles around; so handsome that, like all fair yoling damsel^; of 20 summers, she had numerous admirer^ each of whomwould willingly have braved; all dangers, or performed any penancp if they could by that means have secured a reciprocation .of; that; flame; fwhichi was: destroying them. But Olivia was no flift, not a bit of it. She did' not^like many maidens of similar attractions delight" in doing - run about with all the foolish young men around her, and by that means create the pity of the wise and the ridicule of those whose chief delight consists in exposing the follies and weaknesses of imprudent people: Miss Hamilton liked her own character better than to make herself a public talk, and bring her parents to shame by reason of such misconduct. Let it not be supposed that on this account Olivia's Heart was callous, or that she knew nothing of that mys terious influence which our forefat...
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the "Government Gazette," Oct. 6.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 14 October 1870
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the"" Government Gazette," Oct. 6.) SPBING GULLY, J. Boyd-rWhite horse, dart liind lpgs, very short tail, like IB with over near shoulder, no other brands visible. To be sold October 31.-The bay mare, adver tised on! the 22nd September, as branded o on near rump, now ehows like DOD on near rump, like w with other brand above it on near.shoul der, like M under T with other brand ©u off ehdulder, very lean. To be sold October 17. MELROSE, C. Xates-Bay mare, tc off shoul der, saddle marked, and rope on neck; old brown mare, like H under T conjoined, and A with It over near shoulder, 3d "with S over off shoulder. To be sold October 24. Ml2fTAE03 A. Smith-Dark bay mare, black points, bang tail, star, ici or iGi-near shoulder, M near thigh. To be sold October 31/ Bochestbs, W. Bodkin-Chesnut mare, small star, shod alL round, like sear shoul der ; bay horse, white face, four white legs, white belly, white patch cff thigh, white spot off rump, like 211 under BB off...
The Northern Argus. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 14 October 1870
M S glrps. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14,1870. The Land Bill is at last passing through its final ordeal in the Assem bly. The decisive battle has now com menced, and both sides are doing their utmost to secure the triumph of their views. For the last month the Bill has been lost sight of in the debates of the House,.but, it is evident that the opponents of the measure have not been idle during the interval. They have been quietly strengthening their posi tion, and .preparing for the coming struggle. /." Since the Bill was last discussed in the House numerous meetings have been held in- various parts of the country. . At some the decision was favourable, at others adverse to the Bill. Two meetings have been held in this district-one of them at least was instigated by hostile motives but at botib the action of the Govern ment was approved of by overwhelm ing majorities. Even though it were true that the majority of the meetings hav^ condemned the Bill in part or in its entirety, we would not ac...
RHYNIE. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) October 12. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 14 October 1870
RHYNIE. (fkom oue own cobbespondent ) October 12. I have nothing of any importance to chronicle this week. The weather has been all that we could desire, and the crops are looking weli. The District Council has given some slight signs of recovery, and actually ordered some work to be done. A memorial has been largely signed praying against the division of the dis trict, as petitioned for by the Alma Plains folk; but I rather think most of the ratepayers are rather in the dark as to the reason for so much petitioning and counter-petitioning. Ferhaps District Council business could not be done without it; or perhaps we are savage about the sew Land Bill, or the proposed Thistle Act, which would be rather an inconvenient measure for some farmers. It would take some of them as long to clear the thistles off as it would the mixture of wild oatf, drake, and weed? which usually go under the name of " the crop." Could nothing be done to utilize the thistle ? Perhaps some member of the Chamb...
THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 14 October 1870
THE WEATHER. Daring the past fortnight we have expe rienced genial spring weather, with occasional showers intervening. The sultriness of one or two days last week culminated on Saturday afternoon in a thunderstorm cf great violence. The lightning was grandly vivid, and the simultaneons roar of the thunder intimated that the elemental war was immediately overhead. For the epace of half an hour the rain de scended in one uubroken sheet. The drains each side of Main-etreet were filled in an in credibly short time. Some of the culverts were not sufficiently large to carry off such a large body of wate*, the consequence being that the footpaths were inundated in various places, to the great annoyance of one or two townspeople. Altogether, the storm was one of the severest felt this winter, and persons accustomed to travelling state that they never remember being out in such a rainfall before. The rain continued with slight intermissions throughout Sunday, the total fall amounting to 1.2...
AUBURN. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) October 13. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 14 October 1870
AUBURN. (PfiOM OUB OWN COBBESFOXDENT.) Oc'ober 13 The 15th anniversary in conncction with tbe Bible Christain Sabbath School in Auburn was held on Sunday and Monday las&lt;". Three ser mons Were preached on the Sabbath, in the morning by the Rev. A. Stubbs (Weeleyan), in the afternoon by the Rev. J. Trewin, and in the evening by the Bev. O. Lake. The day was Vv ry storajy and wet, and there was a thin at tendance in consequence at the services. On Monday the usual tea was provided for the children, and a public tea followed, after which a public meeting was held in the chape], Mr. E. Guppy (Superintendent) in the chair. Ad dresses were delivered by the Kevs. J. Trewin, O. Lake, and Messrs. Taylor and Day. The proceeds of anniversary realized £10. The B.C. Choir sang several anthems at the publ e meeting, and the children sang at each service on the Sabbath. I see by placards that the Auburn Mutual Improvement Society will be favored with a lecture on Monday next, in the Town...
CLARE CORPORATION. MONDAY. OCT. 10. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 14 October 1870
CLARE CORPORATION. MOHDAY. OCT. 10. Present-Hia Worship tho Major, Coun cillor* Bowley, Feb, Kelly, Powell, Smith, and Treleaven. The minutes of last meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. : A letter fiom the Secretary of the Destitute Board was read as follows-"Gentlemen-£ am instructed to inform you. in reference to your applications of 29th ult. for relief of des titute persons, that the Board has granted ra tions as followsMary EUery one ration for three month?, David McDonald two rations, Rebecca Ward, one ration, Mary Smith one ration, Isabella Hopgood 1£ rations, Elizi Hoare 1£ rations. The applications on behalf of Margaret Havers and Sarah Ann Gabriel are deferred for a few days." Mr. J. Durrant applied for permission to erect a scaffold in front of Williams's new shop. Granted. lhe report of the dayman was read. GENERA! BUSINESS. TheTown Clerk stated, for the information of the public tbat the Burgees-roll would be made up by the 20th inst., and that those person...
PARLIAMENTARY. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 14 October 1870
PARLIAMENTARY. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. On Thursday The Tariff Bill was read a second time, and passed through Committee. On Tuesday Tbe Tariff Bill was read a third time and passed. The Port Darwin Telegraph Bill was passed through all its stages. On Wednesday His Excellency assented to the Tariff, Port Darwin Telegraph, and Local Court Amend ment Bills. The Intercolonial Pree Trade Bill was read a . first time.
ANNIVERSARY OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, CLARE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 14 October 1870
ANNIVERSARY OF THE PRES j BYTERIAN CHURCH, CLARE. The anniversary services of the Presbyterian Church, Clare, were commenced, on Sunday, October 9, in the Town Hall. Tbe weather proved exceedingly unpropitious, and the con gregations were not so large as they otherwise would hare been. The Rev. James Lyall, from Adelaide, officiated, selecting his text in the morning from Psalm Ixv., 1*3, and in the even ing from John xi., 28. The rev. gentleman delivered two able discourses, which were listened to attentively throughout. On Tuesday, a sale of. articles took place in connection with the services, the goods being chiefly contributed . by Mrs. Young and Mrs. LeFeuvre. The tea meeting afterwards was largely attended, the company being more nu merous than on any previous occasion. After partaking of the excellent provision, the tables were removed, and the public meeting com menced. There; were, .upwards' of 200 people present. The Rev. W. Davidson. opened the meeting by giving out the ...
ARMAGH SCHOOL. (To the Editor of THE NORTHERS ARGUS) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 14 October 1870
ARMAGH SCHOOL. (To the Editor of THE NORTHERS AKGUS ) Sir-The master of the Armagh Grammer School is, I imagine, wanting to get his name up"and fame extended, or his letter whioh I read in your issue "of the 7th inst, would have been penned by a more truthful hand." But' perhaps this is some of the trigonometry taught by him at Sedgly Park, Wol verb am ton, when he says be was master there. A famous judge onee remarked, ** That it was having to hear 1 both sides of the question that gave him all the bother." Had our Sedgley Park friend stuck only to the truth, a very different letter would have appeared. He is no doubt a little bashftil and forgetful, but let me see if I can assist his modesty, fie did not tell the Board of Educa tion, Mr. Editor, tbat the intelligent inhabit ants of Armagh had only found out that the Government had been taken advai t ige of. For some considerable period he has been driving a most profitable trade, with 31 des titute children, who were invented by h...
ADELAIDE. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) October 12. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 14 October 1870
ADELAIDE. (FROM OUB OWS cobeespondent.) October 12. Tbe no-confidence motion arising out of the Government refusal to construct the Fort Au gusta railway was negatived after a Jong and animated discussion. Mr. Mann opened with a very excellent speech, in which, with well chosen words, be condemned the action of the Government. The opposition could not bare fixed on a better man to state their cause. There was no frothy declamation which too often characterises no-confidence speeches, but a neat pleasant speech which none could find fault with. Fifteen members spoke on the motion, the result of tbe debate being the triumph of the Government by a majority of one vote. Obviously the whole thing was a great mistake, a majority of the House-a small one, certainly-refusing to affirm that the action of the Government respecting the Fort Augusta Railway was unsatisfactory. The op position seemed to think that if the Ministry were not in a minority the voting would he equal, amounting, in fa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 14 October 1870
c LAB -3?M't QU B] CHARLESKIMBER, Pbopbietob. Flour, Bran, Pollard, Chaff, and Crushed Corn always for sale. ? [4 JAMES GREEK WO O D, CHEMIST, AND DRUGGIST, BOOKSELLER, STATIONER,] AND NEWS AGENT. Mainstreet, CLARE. £4j P E E C Y, W . D Y E R, CHEMIST A2JD DRUGGIST, KOORINGA, BURRA BURRA. AN D C. BECKM AN N, E. WHOLESALE AUD RETAIL BUTCHERS AND SAUSAGE MAKERS. /' " ' vC*i ARCHITECT US, L ABO RUM PRINCEPS. ROBERT R. PAGE (from London), ARCHITECT, ARTIST, GENERAL SUR YEYOR, ahb COMMISSION AGENT, -CLARE. I-S A AC MILNE S, SADDLER & HARNESS MAKER, WATERVALE. Every description of Saddlery and Harness alwaj s on hand.; Colonial Saddles made to order. Repairs of all kinds neatly executed on the shortest notice arid most reasonable terme. Liberal discount for cash. E W H I T F O Rf D, . SADDLE & HABKESS MAKER, MINTAEO, Has always in stock a large assortment ol English and Colonial Saddlery of every de scription, which he sells at remarkably low prices. Persons intending to p...
COMMERCIAL. CLARF. "Northern Argus," office, Thursday evening, October 13. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 14 October 1870
Northern j^Lrgue," office, Thursday evening, October 13.' Wheat, &s 6J -flour^ J13 1§» per ton ~~ ~ - ?ar.per bag, 30s (caeh)? Bwn, 1b 4i per bushel , Pollard,-ls 6d pier bushel 1 Chaff, £410B Fresh butter lOd per lb Potted butter, none ' Eggs, 6d per doz Bacon, 7d per lb Qam, 8d . Cheese,colonial, 103; English, .Is 7d ^ Potatoes, 7s 6d per cfff. ; Onions, 2d AUBUfiN. October 6. Wheat, 5s 3d per bushel; flour, 30s per bag bran, Is 3d per bushel; pollard, Is 4d per buehel; chaff, £4 Os per ton ? crushed bar It*j, 4s ;per. bushel; bread, 4d per 21b loaf; b.sef 4d to 5d per lb; mutton, 2£d to 3|d per lb; potatoes, 8a Od; butter, 94; bacon, 9d pei lb; >egg«, 7d per doz; colonial chteae, Is; sawn firewood, 14s per ton. ; ADELAIDE. October 13. Wheat, 6s Flour, £14 to £15
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the " Government Gazette," Oct. 13.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 21 October 1870
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the " Government Gazette," Oct. 13. ) RHYNIE, H. Chandler-Black or brown mare, star in forehead, branded GOB near shoul der like en over IB near shoulder, like writing &lt;5 off shoulder, black points; dark iron grey hor?e, shod, like wp near neck, like writing G off shoulder 5 bay mare, shod, front feet white, small star. To be sold October 81. ROCHESTER, W. Hoskin-Dark brown mare, stripe down face, like M. near ehoulder. To be sold October 31.