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KAPUNDA PLOUGHING MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 4 September 1868
KAPUNDA PLOUGHING MATCH. The rather unpleasant, though at the a time welcome and seasonable wet weather which prevailed up to Monday last caused some doubts to. be entertained by those interested as to how the.Ploughing Match and Show of Stock would go off; but on Monday the rain passed away, and the sun shone out gloriously, and this state of weather fortunately continued, so that the Com mittee could not possibly havewishedfor afiner day. The site which had been fixed upon for the match was in Mr. James Robert's land at Rose Hill Farm, Allen's Creek. The ground, though the best that could be ob tained, was not what could have been desired to show off the ploughing-the soil being too loose and sandy, having also been too recently ploughed; nevertheless, it was easy to see that most of the ploughmen wete expert hands; and the conclusion arrived at by practical men was that the piece of ground used for the match would be thoroughly well, ploughed, even if it did not look quite so wel...
WATERLOO. SATURDAY, AUGUST 29. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 4 September 1868
WATERLOO. SATURDAY, AUGUST 29. Present-The Chairman and Councillors Grooch, Parish, and Davison. Minutes of last meeting read and confirmed. Received, a petition from residents of Steelton, requesting the Council to procure aid for the destitute -wife and family of William Blackaby, who is now an inmate of the Lunatic Asylum. Hesolved, that the Chairman make the necessary application to the Destitute Board. Mr. 3?. Maelaren attended with, the as gessftent as corrected. Eesolved, that it be .received on condition that Mr. Maelaren will at tend the Local Court, Autmrn, on the day of con- ' firmation of the same, in conformity with his ; agreement^ and that Mr. Maclaren's offer to write three assessment rolls for £3 15/ be accepted, to ; be completed by the 5th of September. Receipts, nil i payments, £26 7/2. i
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 4 September 1868
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. On Friday some discussion took place as to tlie advisability of Select Committees appointing their own reporters, or of leaving it in the hands of the Clerk of the House, as had previously been done. On the one hand, it was contended that it was not well that members should be open to solicitation for the appointment by those who reported the Parliamentary proceedings for the Press; and on the other, that it was unwise. to place so much patronage at the disposal of the Clerk of the House, who might happen to appoint as reporter one who, though efficient, was perso j nally disagreeable to the members of the Com? mittee. After several members-Mr. Townsend, I Mr. Hay, and others-had spoken, the discussion dropped. In reply to a question by Mr. Hay, the Com missioner of Public Works stated that a con tractor for sleepers for the Port Line having i failed to cany out his contract, another person was allowed to take it up at the same price; and another contractor was al...
PARLIAMENTARY. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 4 September 1868
PARLIAMENTARY. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. On Tuesday, daring the course of the sitting, the Chief Secretary read a telegram received from the Agent-General, bearing date London, August 1, notifying that Sir James Fergusson, Under Secretary Home Department, had been.appointed Governor of South Australia. A lengthy discussion took place on Mr. Bagot's motion respecting the amendment of the Port Augusta and Northern Railway Bill; at the close of which the motion was, by leave of the Council, withdrawn. The Lunatics Act Amendment Bill was read a third time and passed; and the Treason Felony Bill was token out of Committee and read a third time. The Council then adjourned until the 8th inst.
CLARE. Wednesday, September 2, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 4 September 1868
CLARE. ("From our own Correspondent."] Wednesday, September 2,1868. I I have again to -report a continuance of splendid seasonable weather. Last week we had some beautiful showery days, which are fol lowed this week by warm days, which, male the corn andgrass present quite a different appearance; and as yet there is no sign of the red rust, which it ib to be hoped will not record itoelf this season. Wednesday last witnessed a Very successful ploughing match on Stanley Slat, about two miles north of Glare. The weather was very suitable, and by the appointed time fifteen ploughs were entered. The champion prize, £6, was taken tw- Jas. Morton. Mens* Class-First prize, £5; J. Ashtoh ; second prize, £4, O. Lloyd; third prize, £3, 3. Arthur . fouth prize, £2, L. Burger | prize, £1, W. Ferguson. Boys' Class-first prize, £3, J. Laverty j second prize, £2, J. Holland; third prize, £1, 3>. Ashley j fourth prize, 10s., W. laresay. * ®te* Judges remarked that they; considered the ploughing v...
The Kapunda Herald. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1868. ARRIVAL OF THIS ENGLISH MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 4 September 1868
CJjc H&ajpun&a ^craDj; 3TBIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4,1868. ARRIVAL OF THIS ENGLISH MAIL? The Rangatira, with the Soifth Australian portion of the English July mails,' arrived at Glenelg on Tuesday" last, isringing newspaper dates to Julyl7, and telegraph intelligence to the 6th of August. The following items of intel ligence are extracted from tlie papers to hand, and from the late' telegrams of the Adelaide papers: The Queen and Court are at Osborne, and on the 4th of August Her Majesty will leave on a private visit to Switzerland. Two villas have been taken afc Geneva. ? On Monday, the 6th, the Princess, of Wales gave birth to a daughter, and Her Royal High ness and child are doing so perfectly well that no more bulletins will be issued. This is Her Royal Highness's fourth child, and the Queen's' thirteenth grandchild. The Duke of Edinburgh is to continue hie trip in the Galatea, in which he was * shortly to saij.; £or China,' Japan, and NewZealarid. ' Sir Robert Napier has...
KADINA. September 2, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 4 September 1868
KADINA. ["From our own Correspondent.! September 2,1868. Our township has been very quiet during, the past few weeks; nothing .whatever has appeared in the shape of amusement for a considerable time. Professor Morris, alias Muggeridge, arrived here about a fortnight ago, and announced his in tention of lecturing on astronomy; he spoke of the success lie had met with, at Kapunda, having had as many as 180 persons present at one of his lectures; unfortunately however'for the Professor, a day or so before his intended lecture, a paragraph appeared in the Register, fully revealing his character, and mentioned his attempts to do the .people of Mount Gambier; of course lifi CQj^d^not face this, and the next day lie made Ms exit on foot, leaving the payment of Ms: landlord till a more convenient season. The rain which has recently fallen has proved vety acceptable in this district. A considerable number of fresh, agricultural settler's have taken up their abode at Green's Plains this year,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 4 September 1868
Mollomay's Ointment and Pills. Abscesses, Erysipelas, Piles.-Unvarying success attends all who treat these diseases according to the simple printed directions wrapped around each, pot and box. They are invaluable to the young and timid, wliose baslifulness sometimes endangers life. A little attention, moderate apr severeaee, and trifling expense will enable the most diffident to conduct any case to a happy issue, without exposing secret infirmities to anyone. The Ointment-arrests the spreading inflammation, restrains the excited vessels, cools the overheated skin, alleviates throbbing and smarting pains, and gives great ease. The same directions also clearly point out when and how Holloway's Pills are to be taken, that their purifying and regulating powers may assist by adjusting and strengthening the constitution.-Advt. A MISTAKE.-Charles to the altar led the lovely Jane, and to her father's house returned again, where, to convey them on their wedding tour, already stood a brillian...
CITY CORRESPONDENCE. Adelaide, September 3, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 4 September 1868
CITY CORRESPONDENCE. ; JTTrom our own Correspondent.] Adelaide, September 3,1868. I So this infatuated colony ig to have a Scotch 2mm-to rale over it- The Duke of Buckingham must think we are iar gone to require such despe rate remedies. Sir James Fergusson will be the foist Governor we have had fraan the Worth side of the Tweed, and I hope for Auld Reekie's Bake be will prove none of the worst. Like the Engineer-in-Chief, he has the best of credentials, and what is more, his precedents will bear investi gation- It may not be necessary, however, to go as far back as the Register-namely, to the days of Bruce and of Fergus Fergusson, the first of that ilk. According to Burke, he was the founder of the Kilkerran, and the first Laird of Kilkerran, whilk lands and tenements he received by royal charter from Bobert Bruce aforesaid. Since the days of Fergus the family have had a good many nps and downs, as the short-legged man said of himself ; hut vith Caledonian sagacity, they have ta&am...
HAMILTON. SATURDAY, AUGUST 29. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 4 September 1868
HAMILTON. SiTCKDAT, AtTGTTST 29. Present-All. Minutes of last meeting read and confirmed* Mr. W. Oldham attended, as requested, and stated that he had deviated from the usual custom of assessors in his valuation, in assessing the properties in the district at their fall annual -value, according to the literal reading of the Act, but if the Council thought the prin ciple wrong, he would strike off 20 per cent, from the whole; resolved, that the suggestion made by Mr. Oldham-viz., to reduce the valu ations at the rate of 20 per cent.-be carried out. Council then went through the assessment, making the. necessary corrections. Clerk to apply to Crown lands Office for a licence for pound keeper. Receipts, nil; payments, £34 11/8.
JOKES UPON SCOTCHMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 4 September 1868
JOKES UPON SCOTCHMEN. There really exist Scotchmen who hate Dr. Johnson with a deadly hatred on account of his jokes upon their country.. Witticisms thattbey would contemptuously sneer at if they met them m the columns of a comic journal, rankle in their bosom when winded with tbe authority of the old Fleet-street tyrant One can easily imagine Dr. Johnson's delight on dis covering- that his careless raillery was accepted as a series oi grave accusations against Scotland,. Who does not remem ber Boswell's first introduction to him, when the trembling laird was forced to confess that he had come from Scotland ? " That, sir, I find is what a very great many of your c^^fcrymen cannot help." In these days the joke seems neither very smart nor very new- There is about as much wit in it as there is logic in such an argument as " Sir, yon are a fool." Biff, ""says Boswell, " this stroke stunned me a good deal, and when we had sat down, I 1'elt myself not a little em j barrassed and apprehen...
CORRESPONDENCE. OUR EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 4 September 1868
CORRESPONDENCE. OUR EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM. TO THE EDITOB. Sir-That the present; system of education is susceptible of improvement is a phrase too much used, and often by persons who would destroy the present syBtem, yet are unable to propose a better, consequently a vast amount of grumbling is created by a few thoughtless words. The leader in your last issue contains three distinct charges-the reading of the Bible, grant ing laxger stipends to the centres of population, and, lastly, the inefficiency of the teachers. With, the first, teachers have nothing to do. Their instructions are printed on their licences, and the cause of all this ill-feeling is only of about five or six years' growth. You point out two means of solving this difficulty-a denomi national schooland a permissive secular one ; the first would never answer, for this ample reason each sect would be entitled to their share of the giant, and they as licencees would only en courage their particular Mends-a result not at al...
DISTRICT COUNCILS. KAPUNDA. SATURDAY, AUGUST 22, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 4 September 1868
DISTRICT COUNCILS. KAPUNDA. Sattjbday, Ait&fsi 22, 1868. Present-Councillors Abraham White (Chair man), J. White, Jefls, and Saunders. Minutes of previous meeting read and confirmed. The Surveyor read his report on the works he had inspected since last meeting. Mr. A. White then asked leave to resign the Chairmanship of the Council on account of the distance he lived from. Kapunda, and the inconvenience felt in conse quence by all parties. Leave was given; and Mr. A. White having accordingly resigned, Mr. William Jeffa was unanimously elected to the chajg. Work at Waterloo PlaiaB reported to-be not rn accordance -with specification in several particulars; resolved! that it stand over for future consideration. Works in progress-It. St. G-eorge's contract on Bagot's Well-road; turnstile for foot passengers at the Cemetery. Completed, and passed for payment-P. Ward's contract near Badge's; Haine's contract near Kesfcer's. Received, account from W. Fudge, for grabbing stumps in ...
THE GREAT LION-FIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 4 September 1868
THE GfiEAT LION-FIGHT. The introduction of zoological gardens has rendered people much more familiar with the nrmfisd creation than they formerly were. For many years the travelling wild-beast show of Wombwell has been well known. It was with a view of getting money by bringing his lions more into public notice that the proprieter, in the year 1825, spread widely the report that he had matched his largest lion to fight six dogs of the bull "and mastiff breed, for a stake of £5,000. This report created a sensation of no common kind; exciting the indignation of the humane, and pandering to the barbarity of the crueL The sporting classes were in a fever, and the dog fighting world rabid with anticipation. The press was loud in its denunciations of a spectacle BO inhuman; but covefcousness is cruel, and "Wombwell was not to be persuaded to abandon, the golden harvest he hoped to reap. It had been more than two centuries since a. lion-fight had taken place in England; the en counter in t...
HAMILTON. August 31, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 4 September 1868
HAMILTON. ("From our own 'Correspondent^ August 31,1868. A grand dinner and ball were held here last week in connection with the Lodge of the M.tH ; established in this district. It is gratifying to all! lovers of brother love and kindly feeling to se$ these pleasant peaceful reunions, where members of various creeds and different nationalities assemble to quaff the social bowl and " trip the light fantastic toe"-where the mystic bond of brotherhood draws one and all together in sweet unity. One is apt at these times to believe in Dr. Cumming, and the speedy fulfilment of his mOlenium prophecies. In fancy's vision we already view the lion reposing, smiling at the. lamb, &c. Alas! that stern reality should tlraw us from these musings to such things as elections ; but Fate wills so. ' On Monday, 31st August, a meeting was held at the Farmers' Home for the purpose of electing Auditors and Councillors. Councillors retiring, but eligible for re-election, were Messrs. J. F. W. Pfi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 4 September 1868
SPECIAL NOTICE. JACKMAJFS AUCTION MAST. MAE^^TREEijjKAPinp)A JOSEPH JACMAN begs to' inform his Friends and- tliePublic generally that lie intends holding a WEEKLY SALE by AUCTION every SATURDAY afternoon at 2 o'clock, and at 7 in the evening. Parties having Goods to Dispose of will oblige the auctioneer by sending them not later than 10 o'clock on Friday Morning. - Sales attended on any pari? of the. colony. [189c PRELIMINARY NOTICE. IN ALL OCTOBER. AT BLEECHMORE'S YARDS, AUBURN. A RTflUR KING will, sell by instruc jCJL tions from Messrs. 3. &T. Kelsh, on a day to be named, in October .30 Head of their well and favourably-known DRAUGHT COLTS and FILLIES, from | Port Lincoln. "I Thes e will be found- equal to the previous drafts, sold in this market, and so highly esteemed. Particulars'in future advertisements. 202-3 i QHRIST CHURCH, KAPUNDA. The CHURCHWARDENS . give notice- that the following' ARRANGEMENT hasheenisiade for REARRANGING and APPROPRIATING the SEATS' throughout ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 4 September 1868
fpo ADTIETISESS in the A KAPUNDA HERALD.--The following is the SCALE of DISCOUNTS on Advertisements in the EAPUNDA HERALD, when prepaid: insertions5 . ) lid*inths Shimn&or ^ per cent. iSe^oM.?, ) ^ > ^Shilling, or 25 per cent. 133td. in the Shilling, or 293-per cent. d^^^r.}4d- ** ^ Shffline>or 33^ P® ceot The Scale of Charges is as follows: Two,.lines ... One Shilling. Three lines ... One Shilling and Sixpence. Four lines ... Two Shillings. Five lines ... Two Shillings and Sixpence. Six lines Two Shillings and Sixpence. Each line more Four-pence. Figure, or Table-work Advertisements, charged at Sixpenceper line throughout. AM orders should be Legibly written on the face or backof advertisements; and, where no order is given, advertisements will be continued until countermanded, or out of date. Orders for the" discontinuance of advertisements cannot be at tended to -afier Wednesday evenings. AH such orders must be in writing, otherwise the proprie tors cannot -be accou...
KAPUNDA MARKET PRICES. "Kapunda Herald" Office, Friday, September 4, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 4 September 1868
KAPUNDA MAEKEI PBICES. tfEapunda Herald" Office, Friday, September 4,1868. Wheat, new 5/ to 5/2 per bushel Flour, per ton, £16 , _ ? 3>itto, per bag, 35/ Ditto, per ft, 2i& Potatoes, new, 2d per lb., old 6/6 per cwt. Bread, per 2lb loaf, 4&lt;L Beef, per lb, 3d to 4d Pork, ditto, 4d to 6d Steaks and Chops, ditto, 4d Mutton, diito, 2d apd 3d . Hag, per ton, best, 35/.to ?40/ Bran, per busliel, 1/5 Pollard, ditto, 1/8 Seconds, 2/6 Hams, (Eng.) ditto, 1/6; colonial bacon, 7d Butter, (Freeh) per lb, j&tQ J7 - - - TEggs, per dozen, /6 Apples, 5d per pound
ADELAIDE CORN MARKET. Adelaide, September 3, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 4 September 1868
ADELAIDE COB.N MARKET. Adelaide, September 's, 1868 The Grain and Hour market has been exceed ingly quiet during the week, and we did not hear J of any important transactions. There was some enquiry for Wheat, but holders =would not agree to the prices offered-by buyers. Flour is without alteration. Bran and Pe&ard are in fair demand for local requirements. Gape- Barley -is still scarce, but Oats are without enquiry: We quote to-day-Wheat/'6/ to 6/6 per bushel. Hour, £17- to £18 per ton. Bran, 1/5 to 1/6 per bushel; Pollard, 1/8 to 1/9 j Cape Barley, 3/6 to 4/; English ditto, 4/ to 5/ j Cape Oats, 3/ to 3/6; j English ditto, 4/6 to 5/. ! "A. F. CHRISTEN & CO. |