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THE LABOR MARKET. TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOUTHERN ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 28 April 1866
THE LABOR MARKET. TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOUTHERN ARGCS. Sir — Having read with considerable interest the articb s which have lately appeared in the columns of vour valuable journal on the questions of public works and immigration, atid feeling disposed to question the policy of so large an increase of immi gratinn as you have advocated, I trust that you will do me the favor of inserting the following facts showing the state of the lab-r market. When the Government required 40 men for the second Northern Territory Expedition, about 700 men put in applications. Subsequently, notwithstanding the wretched accounts which were received of the nature of the couutry and climate, lance numbers of men endeavored to go by the Bengal, and one man acluallj stowed away in that vessel. At the depar ture of the Ellen Lewis a numLer of men offered to go without pay. Later etill the Messrs. Delisser required about eight men for surveying and ex ploring work, and in answer to their advertisement they r...
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 28 April 1866
CORRESPONDENCE. [Under this heading we offer our readers an oppor tunity for the courteous and temperate discussion of local or general questions of public interest ; but we do not undertake to identify ourselves with the opinions of our correspondents. Letters mu6t in all cases be accompanied by the name of the writer, not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee of good failb.J
PORT ELLIOT AND GOOLWA. SATURDAY, APRIL 21. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 28 April 1866
PORT ELLIOT AND GOOLWA. Satukday, Apivl 2t. Pi-csfr.t — All the embers except Mr Rankine. The C'UiX'i r«queste : Mr Cornish to arrange with J. Franklin for a culvert on road in Waterpon under£O\ng repairs. Letter from Mr Hutehimon, asking the Council to procuie a tit'e for exchange of roads in Sections 28, 29 and 32, Hundred of Goolvra. Cierk to report the business in progress. Letter froui the teacher on Hindmarsh Island, asking the Council Io sa* cii^n th-. erection of a resi dence o.i the reserve. Referred to Mr. Kaukiue for r.poit. 1 lie contractor to be urged to proceed ltr-mediately with 1 i? contract for road metaliing in the (ioulwa township. Thomas Smith's tender at £20 was accepted for thoroughly retiring the punt at Gooiwa. Charles Godfrey's tender acc--ptid. at 6s. per cu' ic ynrd, for stone metatli'g and funning portion of road iteEr Mr WillcckV llutel, Ciuolwa, leading to Mr llutchinson's township. Notice to be given to P Cushion that he will b : held responsible J'or ...
WILLUNGA. MONDAY, APRIL 23. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 28 April 1866
WILLUNG X. Mokday. April 23. Present— Messrs. Pavy. Midulcbrook, Hill, and Hailstone. Messrs. Hill and Middlebrook were requested to inspect the works done at Paddy's BiMge. A drain was ordered to be cut between Jones's and Sundry's Sections. Any extra woik required to be paid for by Mr E Humphri*. Mr. Hill was requested to superintend the repair of spoon-drain near Mr. William Binnej's. PaymentB amounting to £18 6s. were made.
YANKALILLA. SATURDAY, APRIL 21. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 28 April 1866
YAXKALILLA. Satupdat, Apml 21. Present— All tbe members. Tbe Chan man reported laving let to D. Attroll tbe work of r- moving a tree from Blackfellow's Creek ---ad i' r5-. j also two days' labor at repairs to the same read. Mr Butterworth was reqacsted to examine tbe bridge near Mr N. Leake's and report. The Clerk was instructed to write to Mr TV. Harrett, nr-& request that he will cause the fviice to be removed from the end of culvert near his place forthwith. Resolved, that Mr Bradbury be requested to employ a man to make a spoon-drain near Ininan Valiev i'lidge, and to supeivise tbe work. Tenders accepted— Cutting Stcckwell's Hill and filling ruts, P. Aheain, at Is. Cd. per cubic yaid : mriatiing approaches and filling ruts, &c, at Uol man's Bridge, Whit bread and Treasure, lump cum £23. lenders for ether works to be leinvited : also for building a culvert sear Isaac P-;lkinghunie's.
"UNION IS STRENGTH." [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 28 April 1866
' UNION IS fcTRENGTH.' Everyone resident or interested in the Southern District must have remarked the extraordinary development of internal enter prise ?which has become very pleasingly apparent there of late. Even during the seven weeks of the existence of the Southern Argus (in itself we may hope indicative of some local progress j it nas Deen our cneering xasK to record repeated movements successfully initiated and profitably sustained, which have been in each case calculated to increase the general welfare of Southern peopie, and to improve the conditions under which they live. And upon such a field, and with such oppor tunities to profit by, far more may be accom plished than has even been suggested hitherto. No one doubts the wealth of resource which the district enjoys, nor the energy and pluck of its people. All that is required to give per manent stability to every reform that has been initiated, and to ensure the accomplishment of others, is a little more dependence upon ...
MORPHETT VALE. MONDAY, APRIL 16. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 28 April 1866
MORPHETT VALE. Monday, A pro. 16. Present — All the members. Two tenders were received for bnilding a culvert and approaches opposite Mr James Reid's. That of A. Talbot, for £13, was accepted. _ Resolved, that a special meeting be held to con sider the arrangements to be made consequent ontho alteration of the Range-road through Mr Kelly's, ' Tenders to be invited for a cnlvert and approacfcgi opposite Mr K King's, Section 520.; also, for the cutting of -the bankrat ihe south-west corner of Mr Sheriff's section, 5S4. - - . - . | The Superintendent iru instructed to have th* loadwav over ihe easte:nm--6t bridge. Dear Mr G. H. ?*-priggs'B. rtpaind; and to buve burdledauis fix'-'i in ihe cretk at ibe Wheatsbeaf-ioac*. A letter was received from ihe C mral Road Boaid. mating its wiLingness to he»r half the expense oi connecting the metalling in the d siict road at £tc vion 594 with that of ihe Mun £outL-roa-i.
ALEXANDRINA. SATURDAY, APRIL 21. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 28 April 1866
ALEXANDKLVA. Satckkav. Ai*ril21. Present — Messrs. Henry Pavy (Chairman), Ewen McDonald, and Edward Jerrad. Mr McDonald applied for a portion of the rates to be laid out in his part of the district, as there had not been much laid out there hitherto. Kcsolved, that all the members meet on a day to be named, and and sec what was really required ou the Lower Finniss. Account received from Mr. James GiJbart for pnt ting two ring-bolts on Clayton Jetty. To stand over till next meeting. Account received from Mr Masson, on account of road making, passed. Clerk instructed to get two mans for the use of the Point Sturt School, Mr LLiyd instructed to clear and mend tue fences of the Mifang Cemetery.' Clerk to write to Bremer District Council relative to clearing the cemetery. Slaughtering licences were granted to Messrs. Mitcliel, Jtrrrari, and Bishop. Payments were made amounting to £25 19s. 6d
LATEST ADELAIDE NEWS. Friday, April 27, 6.35. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 28 April 1866
LATEST ADELAIDE NEWS. «? I By Electric Tei.egbafh.1 [From our own Correspondent.] Friday, April 27, 6.35. William Grant, the well-kaown contractor for the Wallaroo Railway, is dead. Mepv- J- G. Knight and J. J. Bleasdale leave lot Melbourne to-morrow. The Government have given £50- to the Willunga Rifle Association. There was an excitement about the shares id the Wheal Hughes Mine. Lots had changed hand a at £2. Further corrohorative statements had been received reaped ing a party of men in the Far North, to the effect that eleven whites had been massacred a number of years ago, only one escaping, The Register suggests search ing for relics The Ellen Lewis will sail for the Northern Territory the middle of next week. Three men were, stuck up separately, in different localities, last evening. Elder's store at Beltana, in the Far North, bad been robbed
ALDINGA. SATURDAY, APRIL 7. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 28 April 1866
ALDINGA. Fatuuday, A run. 7. Present — All the numbers except Mr McCailum. Mr How's offer accepted for t-lati»g the school house for £20 Is. One tender received for making two spoon drains near Searson's— G Jones's, £7, accepted. Mr Stewart requested to get spoon-drain cleared near Jas. Butterworth's, and dia'.ns on Bowering'a and ^epherdson's ilil a. Poundkeeper's appointment to be cancelled. Payments, £19 13s.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 28 April 1866
Tf ) F. SOUTHERN ARGUS Aj.fl Mrn'bal^yn, WeHiig'nn, Milangr. Larg horn'- fifi-t.Wflnrtchesici'. M unt 1'arker, Kchunga. 2t»t*i?p(ivl&. Bull's JTrttik. Clarendon, Noarlunjra, ??sViilunga, Alduun, r^eliick'* Hill, Myponga, Nor-, mptiviile. -Yankalilla. Ratiid I?av. ' Vrpe Jervis, imnan V^llpy, Bald Hill*, ' Hwdmareh Valley, } EnCJi' tc-r Hay, View Hnrimr, IV.rt EUiot, Midcle ton, Cuirency Creek, G--olwa, and UIVER MURRAY ADVERTISER, a Weekly Journal of News, Politics, and Literature. - Head Offices: M FkF.KLIXG-SI KEET, PORT ELLIOT. P Terms op .ccb=cription (payable in advance)— JP*rQ-arUT, 6* ; per Six Months, lls.; per Armani, ? _ £ 1 Ik ; or per Single Copy, 6d. ? V ADVERTISING CffABGE*. p, Tlie Scale of Chanres ibr advertising in tlie M Sou 'Ju.rn Argvx is as follows;— Y«r tin- first six lines ? (tf per line For every additional line ... '4d. ' ^f Whrre Woodcuts are u^ed, or Advertisements _ are 'Displaced in Fancy Tvpes. in l-eu of the above ? n rates, spaco will b-' char...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 28 April 1866
Shipping. ? w £ \\AWV\\. Schooner ( YNTHIA, 65 tonF, JM*\ Vy C. H«»th, master. The owners of the jEJgB&P fan--?aiiii-g c'ipp-r Schooner %: - CYNTHIA brg to iiuimnte t» the Settlers, Storekeepers, and ?thers resident in -be Southern District that the; above vts.-ei i.- iv-w regularly trading between Fort Adelaide aid P-rt Victor, and trust by care and punctuality to »b'--in a share of their support. Airents i-t P-t* Viet, r, AOKAMAN. MAIN, LINDSAY, & CO. A Rents st Perr Adelaide, F. B. JONES & CO. JAM-. S FKATvCIS BOTTOMLEY, OUST- M- and SHIPPING AGENT, Pobt Klliot. Victor Harbor, asd Goolwa. Agent f-u the Ko\sl Iu.surance Company, Fire _ -and Life. ^ Agent for i. Universal Marine Insurance Company. Agent for Tyson's celebrated Carlisle Ale. Ship nents direct, fso ti Melbourne by every vessel. Y1CTOK HARBOR AND GOOLWA. G. S. READ, /CUSTOM*. fiHI'TING, AND GENERAL \J O.'M»I SION AGKNT. Goods for ii'tver Murray aud its tributaries for warded per first uteainer G...
COMMERCIAL. Port Elliot, April 27. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 28 April 1866
COMMERCIAL. ? ?«. ? Port Eliiot, April 27. Business in general very dull. No transactions in wheat during the week. We have not heard -f any purchases at either Goolwa, Middieton, or Po't Elliot. At Strathalbyn wheat was the sarae price as qaoted last week. By our latept lelegrAm from Adelaide we are advised cf a sale of wauat st 6s. 7d. per bu hel. In Soar quotations are £15 35s. Bran firm at Is. 6:1., bags included. Owing to the continued depression in the river trade all ether articles are nominal. On Monday Mr. Close held a sale of cattle and sheop at the Beividere Hotel. Seventeen head of cattle, from middling to good, including cows, a few of which were scarcely fit for the butcher, averaged £12. tbe best fetching £20 From 200 to 300 sheep of ordinary quality were sold at 17s. 9d.
SHIPPING. VICTOR HARBOR SHIPPING. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 28 April 1866
SHIPPING. VICTOR HARBOR SHIPPING. ARRIVED. Monday, April 23— Cmxolike, schooner, 71 tons, O'Hara, master, from Port Adelaide. Cargo — 1 pkg, Parkerson; 1 do, Hi?gi?j6; 1 d'». D. Jonee; 1 do. Smallacombe: 2 do, Rogers; 3 do, Willcocks; 2 do, J. Grein field; 10 do, It Sutnner; 74 do, B. Welsh; 1 do, Taylor; 1 do, Gilbert; 3 do, J. Born; 7 do, Greayer; 78 do, Haggerton and Hodge; 23 do, E. Cohen; 19 do, T. Goode; 2 do, T. R. Jones; 1 do, Barker and Co.; 31 do, Merrick. Friday, April 27 — CyKTniA, schooner, 65 tons, C. Heath, 'master, from Port Adelaide. Cargo — 952 bmrd*, 52 deals, It Allen; 2 brls beer, O. W. Willcocks; 4 cases, Hatrg-;rton and Hodge; 5 pkgs, T. Goode ; 1 case, 1 billiard-talile, 3 hhds, J. Green field ; 22 pkga, T. Hawker; j bags oats, Baldock ; 21 pkg?, J. Boni ; 2 bales, T. Jones ; 7 bigs potatoes, \V. Hodpson , chaficuttcr, plouahsharts, and 3 pkpe, E. Tnihlove; 1 cask, D. Beebe; 15 bags oats, J. Varcoc; 4t boards, 2 poles, A. Graham; 1 parcel, Oew»; 3 deals, « pi...
NOARLUNGA. MONDAY, APRIL 16. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 28 April 1866
NOARLUXGA. Mosdat, April 16. Present — Messrs. W. Oiiver (Chairman), G. T. PoiS'Mi, W. King, and J. Jarred. Memorial from settlers in long Gully, asking for an impr -vement in the r.-ad bitweeu Mrs. Aldcrsey's and Mr. Bell's sections. Couucil to inspect the place. Tenders to bi called for removing sand from the road and clearing road between Stclious 86 aud 96, near Mr. Oliver's. Paid, £11 5s. 5 J.