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MAIL NOTICES. Post-Office, Kapunda. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 10 December 1878
MAIL NOTICES. Post-Office, Kapunda. Mails close at this Office as under— For Adelaide and intermediate places, 6.45 a.m., 9.45 a.m., 4.5 p.m., and 6.30 p.m. For Eudunda and Morgan at 10 a.m. For AUandale, Hamilton, Man-able, Saddle worth, and places on tlie Burra-road at 10 p.m. daily. For Bagot's Well at 10.20 a.m. For St. John's and Koohunga on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, at 10.50 a.m. Mails arrive at this office as under :— From Adelaide and intermediate places, at 10.5 a.m., 1.36 p.m., and 7 p.m. From Eudunda and Morgan at 6.40 p.m. j; From Bagot's Well, an 8 p.m.
GAWLER. [From our own Correspondent.] December 9, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 10 December 1878
GAWLER. J~From our own Correspondent.^] December 9, 1878. Our municipal elections are all over, and the newly-elected Mayor and Councillors sworn in. We had a close contest for the Mayoralty; every rote was hunted up by the Committees of the candidates. Our Musical Union is not doing much in the way of practising now, they having to postpone their usual practices for a fortnight at a time, the Institute being otherwise en gaged by the various companies now going through Jthe country. The Institute Com mittee don't seem to encourage the Society in any way—rather the opposite. Our cricketers are -mkaing an effort to get Lord Harris and his team to visit Gawlerand play a matoh against the local club. If the Hon. W. Diiffield would allow them to use his splendid grounds, no doubt the northern folks would muster strongly to see those knights of the willow display their skill against our cricketers. The Tramway is fast approaching comple tion. Another week I think will finish it. Business...
MELBOURNE. [From our own Correspondent.] December 2, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 10 December 1878
MELBOURNE. [From our own Correspondent.] December 2, 1878. My letter this week will be very brief, for two reasons ; firstly, your correspondent has been rery unwell (a fact which I don't sup pose will interest me ny of yourTeaders), and, secondly, because I have little of very great interest to communicate (which fact all your readers will be doubtless gla-I of, as they will be spared the infliction of reading through a column and a half of my scribblings.) The first thing that comes to my recollection is that although Sir George Bowen is stil. nominally Governor, yet we have now anotlie ruler, and this ruler is dubbed by the title or king. How Her Maje ty t,f England wilf brook the anomaly of having an independent monarch in this part of her realms is un certain. The name of the new!) self-created monarch is King Boo-hoo, and his authority is principally evinced at public meetings, where in his own despotic manner he prevents any one hut himself being heard. In my last I mentioned...
LOCAL COURT—KAPUNDA. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 10 December 1878
LOCAL COURT—KAPUNDA. The sittings of the Local Court, Xapunda, will be held to-morrow, Wednesday, Decem ber 11, 1878, at 10 o'clock. The following is a list of the cases set down for trial:— Fun, Jurisdiction. Unsatisfied Judgment. Schramm v. Schlick. Defended Cases. Emerson—Coles & Another v. Teasdale Emerson—Hernson Brothers v. Hughes— Dash wood. Grspp t. Doll Tit—Benham. Limited Jubisdictiox. Unsa'tisfied Jtjd&ments. Mullen v. Pynn. Davis—Harris v. Tuckfield. Defended Gases. Emerson—Stack v. Harris. Davis—DiJier v. Breeht. Burgess v. W. Nock. Davis—White v. Lee—T5iner?oii. Benham—Schramm v. Teasdale. Benham—Same v. MeCovroack. Scandrett & Another v. Manning. Benliani v. Costello—Davis. Davis—Warn v. Trenerry—Benham.
OUR CITY LETTER. [From our own Correspondent.] Adelaide, December 9, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 10 December 1878
OTJE CITY LETTER pFrom our own Correspondent.] Adelaide, December 9, 1878. The Saturday half-holiday movement, which has for many classes of the commu nity been for some time past an established fact, is now happily being extended to other classes who are just as much in need of it as the rest. Four firms of machinists and iron mongers have advertised their intention to elose at 2 p.m. on Saturdays. This is as it should be, and their names deserve to be placed on record as an example to others. They sre Messrs. Phillips & Co., J". & G-. Bam say, Padman & Co., and Brown & Wood. It is likely that before long the practice will be generally followed, and it will be a fine thing for the drapers' employees if the example of early closing on Saturday set by Mr. J. M. Anderson is followed by the rest of the trade. In this climate, and in the summer months especially, everyone is the better for a little relaxation from the monotonous toil of the week, beyond t...
ALONZO JONES'S ELECTION EXPERIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 10 December 1878
ALONZO JONES'S ELECTION EXPERIENCE. A correspondent just returned from Hum bugiana, has sent us the following:— " Alonzo he was handsome," and despite the extreme wncorumoness of his name, Alonzo was also excessively gay. A smile con tinually played over his benign countenance, and his merry gibes would oft make Mrs. Alonzo Jones's sides ache -with laughter. " Poor dear," as Mr. J. would say, " 1 fear you'll hurt yourself," was a remark pretty well stereotyped in the household. Now Jones in order to cheer his leisure moments inwardly resolved to serve his country in some way or other. He would not join the volun teers, and get tutored in the art of warfare, but—rash Alonzo !—rather learn how tc get roads macadamized—whatever that may mean —" curb " the " bits of streets, &c. Yes, the acme of Alonzo's ambition was to becom-3 a full-fledged member of the Council belong ing to the Town of Humbugiana. Accord ingly he told the partner of his joys and sor rows, and forthwith went ...
CORRESPONDENCE. THE INTERCOLONIAL ATHLETIC FESTIVAL. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 10 December 1878
CORRESPONDENCE. It mast be understood that we do not necessarily endorse tlie opinions of Correspondents under this heading. THE INTERCOLONIAL ATHLETIC FESTIVAL. TO THE EDITOB. Sir—On Friday last I observed a letter in your paper from Mr. J. Morcom in reference [ to tlie Oup I won at the Intercolonial Festi val. Sir, vou inspected that cap, and it was also examined by one of the leading jewellers of this town. Mr. Morcom states that the value of the cup is £1 Is. I should very much lite to kiiow the name of the "leading shop" at which it was purchased ; because they did not forget to put putty or some other substance in the crack in the handle—but they forgot one tiling, that is to clean off the rust. Mr. Morcom says we should not tell falsehoods : he mentions that the prizes were sent five days after the sports ; but it was eleven before I received mine and thirteen before Messrs Mugg and Conway received theirs. He also! states thas the Cup must have been broken on its way hero ; t...
NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, December 4. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 10 December 1878
NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, December 4. The Premier to-day promised a deputation sent up by the open air Anti-Chinese demon stration of last night that he would consult his colleagues on the question of whether it would be expedient to legislate im the subject of Chinese immigration. Sydney, December 7. The men employed by the A.S.N. Company have been assaulted by some of the men on strike. They Lave petitioned the Govern ment for adequate protection. The police are taking active measures to prevent further anti-Chinese disturbances.
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 13 December 1878
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. HUNDRED OF NEALES (nearest Post Office, George Bromley, Pouudkecper.—One spotted bullock, branded M off back, JS off rump, bell on ; red and white spjtted bullock, S off ribs, piece off off ear; red and white spotted bullock, S off ribs, piece off off ear ; strawberry bullock, S off ribs; strawberry bullock, S near ribs, slit off ear; red and white bullook, branded like i near rump, slit near- ear; spotted bullock, S off ribs, piece out off ear; red stag, rope on neck, no brand visible : white bullock branded JS off rump, M off back. Will be sold December 16, noon. TABCOWIE (nearest Post-Office, Tar cowie), J. Gross, Pouiidkeeper.—One baj horse, aged, small star, D with J" over off shoulder, like X near shoulder, shod all round, rather poor; one black filly or mare, near hind foot white, rope round neck, blaze, T over W over anchor brand off shoulder, T off thigh, shod all round ; one strawberry or roan steer, rope round neck witli coupling-chain attached, T near...
KILKERRAN. [From our own Correspondent.] December 9, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 13 December 1878
KILKERRAN. ("From our own Correspondent.] December 9, 1878. Reaping is now general in this Hundred, and I am sorry to say tbe crops are not turn ing out anything like the farmers anticipated. Six or seven bushels will be about tbe average or even less, while some of the fine heavy looking crops about Maitland are almost a complete failure; one crop in particular, about 300 acres, stood as high as the fence, and judging from appearance, one might think it would average 15 or 18 bushels'per acre, but the greater portion is now reaped, and the yield, to the disappointment of the owner, is only three and a half bushels per acre. The wheat buyers at Port Victoria are J beginning to exercise a good deal of activity in the way of preparations for the busy time. I hear there is a vessel chartered to be loaded . for Englaiid from this Port. We have no less than five or six buyers this year. I 1 think the principal buyers will be Mr. H. Hincks and Messrs. Darling & Co's. agent, as the...
DISTRICT COUNCILS. HAMILTON. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 13 December 1878
DISTRICT COUNCILS. HA MELTON. Satitrday, December 7. .Present—All. .Latter tram Uittoerfc District Council applying for -balance lialf cost repairs Boundarv-road ; to be paid. Overseer to serve tbi«tle notices ; Act to be enforced. Tenders accepted—Spoondrain and metal O'Leary's, J. Shannon, £4 10s. per chain ; maintenance, Cropley's, os. per yard, blinding,' Is. Id., W. Blesing ; repairing bridge, Shepherd's, W. Harding, £7 ; metalling ford, Shepherd's, P. Ganegan, 6s. 3d. per yard. Works ordered— Fuller's bridge to be repaired ; footbridge, Mattinglev, to be painted. Payments, £32 15s. 6d. GILBERT. SATITBDAT, DFCES1BEB, 7. Present—Messrs. Johnson (chair), Norton, and Huppatz. Order received from Council of Education for payment costs incurred re exchange of roads. Town Clerk, Kapunda, •wrote as to course adopted in laying flags. Mr. Oldham stated that according to diagram re?eived, S vtion 221, portion of same road a i joining had been taken for railway purposes, which would there...
FULL JURISDICTION. UNSATISFIED JUDGMENT. SCHRAMM V. SCHLICK. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 13 December 1878
full jmiisdiction. unsatisfied Judgment. schhaiiji v. schxick. Judgment debt of £30 16s. Mr. Benham for plaintiff. Defendant did not appear. Adjourned by consent. Defended Cattses. Coles akd Akotheb v. Teasdale. Settled out of Court. Hemson and Otheks v. H. B. Hughes. Claim, for £100 damages for wrongfully depasturing slieep on plaintiff's land. Air. Benham for plaintiff; Mr. Dashwood for defendant. H. G-. Hemson, farmer, Bagot's Well, ex amined by Mr. Benham—Was farming in partnersliip with liis two brothers. They held on lease Sections 261 and 202 Bagot's Well containing 451 acres. There were 251 acres in the larger and200 in the other section. Saw the land on the 15th or 16th October. There was a good crop of self-sown feed on it. Some of it if left could hare been cut for hay. They were leaving it for summer feed, there being running water close by. They kept sheep. Saw the land again on the 23rd or 24th of October. The greater part of the feed was eaten ofi, and what was left h...
DUTTON TOWN. [From our own Correspondent.] December 10, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 13 December 1878
DUTTON TOWN. [Fi-om our own Correspondent.] December 10, 1878. Reaping commenced m this neighbourhood last week, and all are now busily employed in gathering in tlie golden grain. From what I can learn tlie wheat is yielding fairly with a good sample, but it is not expected that the average will be high. On the Murray Mats the rabbits and kangaroos have made sad havoc among6t tlie crops. One farmer in formed me that the rabbits have cleared off fully seventy acres of his crop. Another one has been glad to dispose of his farm at a low price on account of the destructive pests, and others are about to follow his example and clear out. The task of destroying the rabbits in the localities above referred to will be no easy one, in fact, some aver it is impossible. The stifling process will not avail, as instead of having extensive burrows the animals live under the bushes and amongst the rocks, and the only way of killing them is with dogs and guns, which will be an almost endless work w...
BROADBRIM'S PARIS LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 13 December 1878
BROADBRIM'S PARIS LETTER. If there is one characteristic which distin guishes the United States Department more than another, it is the practical every day utility of everything you see. To the Euro pean ' who has studied Brother Johathan through the medium of Sam Slick or the broad caricatures of Yankee Hill, it is a some what startling revelation that the youug man who was once Brother Jonathan, but has now become Uncle Sam, is one of the most orna mental and aesthetic of all ornamental and aesthete persons.' His Kentucky jeans which used to reach half way between his ankle and his knee are changed for the finest of cassi meres, his necktie of blue or yellow or green is replaced by the most immaculate of choak ers. He never wears an Alexander larger than six and three-quarters, and the set of his superb swallow-tail ie the wonder and delight of all the young bloods along the boulevards. Brother Jonathan is not what he was. " Our Gal,3' as pictured by Mrs. Williams.a few i years ag...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 13 December 1878
100 TTTCAtt FAT- cattle 100 AT THE PALMERSTQN YARDS, KAPUNDA, ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17. AT TWO Q'CLQCS COLES & G-0 ODCHILD aro poured with instructions from Messrs. Barrett & Wrejord to sell by auction, Hefld Prime FAT CATTLE, 1 \ f \ / from. Moorarra Station. These Cattle ara Light Weights, Very Quiet, and exactly suited for the Season, Tuesday, December 17, at 2 o'clock sharp, ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 18^~ And the following day, if necessary. TO RAILWAY CONTRACTORS, BREEDERS, FARMERS, AND OTHERS. IMPORTANT SALE OP HIGH-CLASS DRAUGHT HORSES AND GELDINGS. AT NELSHABY RESERVOIR, CLOSE TO NAPPERBY HRAD STATION, SIX MILES FROM PORT PIRIE. COLES & GOODCHILD are favored with instructions from Fry Bros, (who have just completed their Railway and other Contracts under the Government) to sell by auction, as above— The whole of their VALUABLE PLANT, consisting of about Hs\ HEAVY DRAUGHT MARES i KJ and GELDINGS, the pick of Will River Stqd and Taamanian shipments, and pr...
CRICKET. ENGLAND V. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [By Telegraph.] [From our own Correspondent.] Adelaide Oval, Dec. 12, 3 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 13 December 1878
CBICKET. ENGTiAND V. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [By Telegraph.] ("From our own Correspondent.] Adelaide Oval, Dec. 12, 3 p.m. The great match between Lord Harris's English Team and Eighteen South Australians commenced on the Adelaide Oral to-day. The weather was very fine, and the attendance large (estimated at about five thousand), the Government Offices, Banks, and principal places of business having closed at noon. His Excellency the Governor and suite were present. The Englishmen received a hearty welcome on making their appearance. Mr. J. E. Gooden captained the Colonials, and Mr. S. Toms acted as their . Umpire, whilst Mr. P. Sansom filled a similar position for the Englishmen. The Australians went in first. Subjoined are the scores :— South AtrsTBAiiiAir Eighteen. J. Noel 1 T.T.Lucas ... ... ... ... 5 A. Jarvis ... ... ... ... 28 T. O. Richards ... ... ... 1 W. Slight 0 J. Traynor ... ... ... ... 2 W. O. Whitridge ... ... ... 12 E. G. Phillips ... ... ... 0 G. Giffen 0 F. King ... ... ...