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RAPID BAY DISTRICT COUNCIL. SATURDAY, APRIL 20. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 April 1867
RAPID BAY DISTRICT COUNCIL. Saturday, A run. 20. Present — All the members. The tender of A. S. Tarrcn for wort near Wheat Cogifn Mine accepted. The Clork reported that Mr Keliy had called upon him stating what work was required in clearing the road be bad made application for, tbe Council declined to make any outlay there, but would grant Mr Kelly permission to remove or cleir away any timber on the said roa-l under thuir control. The Chairman and Olurii t:- Inspect work required to be done near Morgan's Ifcsurvc. Tbo Ohanrmnn lep'ortud tl:tt bimsulf and all the Councillors had inspected thu new jetty at Rapid liiy, and ia its present unfinished state they declined 10 tako charge of it. Cierk to prepare a list of rate defaulters by ncrt meeting. O.unci! meetings to be held on tbe usual days at 1 p.m. Clerk to attend the Council office every Saturday from 1 1 to I p.m., for general Council business. ltoceipts, £75 iOs. ; Payments, £9 Is.
MONTHLY CALENDAR. PHASES OF THE MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 April 1867
MONTHLY CALENDAR. PnASES of tiie Mnnv. New Moon — Saturday, May 4, 4 55 p.m. First Quarter — Saturday, May 11, 7.19 a.m. Full Moon — Saturday, May 18, 11.7 p.m. Last Quarter — Monday, May 27, -2.37 a.m. MAY. Sun, Moon. I ^Weik!110 Eiscs- S^- SiseS- SetS' a.m. p.m. a.m. p.m. 1 Wednesday 6 41 5 13 2 54 3 25 2 Thursday... 6 42 5 12 3 57 4 3 3 1 Friday ? 6 43 5 11 5 2 4 43 4 Saturday ... 6 44 5 10 6 9 5 26 5 Sunday ? 6 45 5 10 7 17 6 14 6 Monday ? 6 40 5 9 8 25 7 8 7 Tuesday... 6 46 5 8 9 31 ! 8 6 8 Wednesday. 6 47 57 10 32! 9 8 9 Thursday... 6 48 5 G 1127 10 11 10 Friday ? 6 4S 5 5 p.m. 1115 II Saturday... 6 49 5 4 0 59 a.m. 12 ! Sunday ? 6 50 5 4 1 38 0 17 13 j Monday ? 6 50 5 3 2 14 1 18 14 Tuesday .... 6 51 5 2 ' 2 49 2 18 15 ! Wednesday 6 52 5 1 ! 3 23 3 16 16 Thursday... j 6 52 5 0 I 3 57 4 13 17 j Friday ? j 0 53 5 0 I 4 32 5 9 IS i Saturday .. ! 6 54 4 59 ! 5 10 I G 5 19 : Sunday ? ! 6 54 '4 58 ' 5 50 i 6 59 20 ,? Monday..... 6 55 4 57 ; 6 32 - 7 51 21 ; Tuesday.... 6 56 4 56 ? ...
ENCOUNTER BAY DISTRICT COUNCIL. MONDAY, APRIL 22. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 April 1867
ENCOUNTER BAY DISTRICT COUNCIL. Moni»av, April 22. Present— The Chairman, Messrs. filaslon and Polk inghorne. Mr Maslen reported Mr Daniel Evans's contract completed; also, Mr Nettle's contract for earth work and tuoci:-.g co:nplcied. Works approved and amount to be paid. The Cbairmau reported repair? of seawall and Jctly-road complete; also, repairs of road passing Section No. 9. Works approved. The Chairman ^y^l!i requested 1o get treis removed from road passing Section So. 377. Clerk ordered to use all legal means to obtain all rates. Mr Polkingborne desired a culvert to be marie over creek near Mr Cootes's, Inmau. Tbe Clerk to call for tenders. Mr Po'.kinghorne was requc-'tud tn get tbe vratw coarse cleared out near tho Victoria Bridge, and Sidling cut in road through Duckness Gulley. Mr Masleu was requested to get gravel put on. ri-ad near New Bridge, Atu-M's Fiat, and txro culverts and catch drain made to road through Section 125 ; also to get thistles destroyed on the waste l...
MINISTERIAL DIFFICULTIES. GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 April 1867
MINISTERIAL DIFFICULTIES. On Wednesday afternoon Mr Boucaut ten dered to liis Excellency his resignation of the office of Attorney-General, and on Thurs day morning the vacant pest was ofered to Mr R. B. Andrews ; but, as might have been anticipated, that ganllernan declined the honor. Mr Andrews has certainly proved himself to be one of the very last who would accept an office, however enviable it might be, without regard to the decencies of Parliamentary action. The last Ministry of which he was a member was ejected from office by a direct vote of the Assembly, and Mr Baueaut suc ceeded him. It ought, therefore, to have been evident to men of any conception of character at all that Mr Andrews would not consent io replace Mr Boucaut in conjunction with that j gentleman's colleagues, and necsssarily in opposition to his own old confreres, whenever another shuffle of the Ministerial pack might become expedient. However, the offer was made, and Mr Andrews' prompt refusal to accept it ...
LAW COURTS. WILLUNGA LOCAL COURT. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17. [Before E. J. Peake, S.M., Dr Mackintosh, and Mr Colton.] [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 April 1867
LA.W COURTS. WILLUNGA LOCAL COURT. Wednesday, Aiuul, 17. [Before E. J.Peake, S.M., Dr Mackintosh, and Mr Colton.J [From the Advertiser I Jake Clements v. Thomas Henry Bastian. Action for breach of promise of marriage ; damages claimed £100. Mr Lowe for the plaintiff, the Hon. If. B. T. Strangways or tbo defendant. The action had been delayed month after month from June last by preliminary objections. Plaintiff alleged breach of promise on the 5th December last. Defendant pleaded general issue, druukenuess on h;s own part, rendering him unconscious of bis actions, duress, i.e. imprisonment by plaintilPs friends, and immodesty on the part of tbo plaintiff. Mrs Marshall, sister of plaintiff, deposed to a courtship of two ye&rs; to tbe offer of marriage, which was to take place two days after tbe offer. A letter from the defendant to the Rev. Mr Hillman, postponing the iiixniig.: from Tuesday te Thursday, and another st::ti'-g that inj (plaintiff} would not marry defendant, «--....
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. LATEST ADELAIDE MARKETS. [From our own Correspondent.] [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 April 1867
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. — ?» ? ? LATEST ADELAIDE MARKETS. fFrom our own Correspondent.-] Corn Market. — Scarcely anything lias ^-een done in wheat this iveek, and prices remain stationary. There has been no demand, and little offering, Price — Port, 4s. 3d. ; Town, 4s. Id. Flour, £10 to £11. Hay Market. — Best wheaten, £Z 10s. ; good mixed, £2 15a. j inferior, £2 5s. Dairy Produce, &c. — Dairy pork, 8d., to 9d. ; bacon, Is. 2d. to Is. 3d.'; hams, Is. 2d. to Is. 3d. ; butter, Is. 9d. to 2s. ; eggs, Is. 2d. to Is. 4d. per doz. ; mutton, 2|d. to 4d.,- beef, 3d. to Cd. ; lamb, 2s. Cd. to 3s. 6d. per quarter.
REGATTA AT PORT VICTOR ON EASTER MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 April 1867
REGATTA AT PORT VICTOR ON EASTER MONDAY. Last Saturday evening the masters of the vessels then lying in harbor happening to be on shore to gether, doiermiued upon having a Ihtle amusement on Easter Monday, and fixed en boat racing as being most congenial to their tastes. In a very short time a sufficient sum was subscribed to lead them to be lieve that quite a respectable regatta might be got up, and the result showed they were right. The vessels were working all Monday forenoon, and the first race commenced at half-past 2 p.m. Mr F. Draysou acted as judge, and Mr Thornlcy as fitarter. 1st Race — Four-oared Boats. Open to any foar-oared boats ; distance about two miles ;'entrance, 10s ; first prize, £4 ; second, S.1 10s. ; third. £1 10s.; fourth, 15a. Seven entries — Zillah, Ann and Jane No. 1, Ann and Jane No. 2, Coorong, Faugh a Ballagh, Crown, and Salvia. This was a very exciting race, although from the first it could be been that the hardest battle for tbe laurels would bo betwe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 April 1867
Amusements. TRIO CHRISTY MINSTBSLS. TJl FITS Talented Company wSl appear during -the ?A. ensuing week as follows : — 'tflrjT.T.mrii-A— Oddfellows' Hall, on Monday, 29th April. ' - xrzc'zoii &aR3OR— Crown Hotel, -on Wcdnes- _ day, 1st May. I FORT EiXtfOT— Snfiallacombe's Assemby Room, « Thursday, 2nd May. e OOOliTSra— On Friday, 3rd May. P «USREN-CY CREEK— D. T. JonOS'S 'Hotel, ^ Saturday, 4ih May. t ?On these occasions fiiey will give a o SELECT ENTERTAINMENT, A Comprising all the 'MUSICALS-EMS OF THE -DAY Both Vocal and Instrumental, q NEGRO BURLESQUES, BONGS, DANCES, &c, &c, &c. For particulars see programmes. Auctions On SATURDAY, April 27, at 2. HORSES. HORSES. AT SMALLACOMBE'S YAKDS, c -POUT ELLIOT. ? n WM. TTODGSON lias received instructions from ° Mr Colin Mackenzie, to sell by auction at the ;sbovo place, on Saturday, April 27, at 2 o'clock, A Mob of Useful HORSES, Broken and Un broken, fit for Saddle or Harness. The Auctioneer Tiegsto call sp...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 April 1867
THE SOUTHERN ARGUS And Strnthalbyn, Wellington, Milang, Lang- - home's Creek, Woodchester, Mount Barker, Echunga, Macclesfield, Bull's Creek, Clarendon, Noarluiiga, Willunga, Aldiaga, Sellick's Hill, Myponga, Nnr inanville, Yankalilla, Rapid Bay, Cape Jervis, Jninan Valley, Bald Hills, ESndmarsh Valiey, Encounter Bay, Victor Harl or, Port Elliot, Micdle- , ton, CuiTency Creek, Goolwa, and RIVER MURRAY ADVERTISER, i a Weekly Journal of News, Politics, and Literature. , Head Offices i FREELING-STREET, PORT ELLIOT. Teems op Subscription (payable in advance) — ; Per Quarter, 4s. ; per Six Months, 8s. ; per Annum, 16s. ; or per Single Copy, 4d. ADVERTISING CHARGES. O* Orders for Advertisements, Subscriptions, or Job Printing will be received by any of the Local Agents, or at the Soutlurn Argus Offices, Freeling Btreet, Port Elliot. The Scale of Charges for advertising in the Sovtliern Argus is as follows: — For the first six lines ? 6d. per line For every additional line ... 4d. ' \ ^T '...
PORT ELLIOT PRICES CURRENT. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 April 1867
PORT ELLIOT PRICES CURRENT1. RETAIL. Flour, 23s ^ bag. Pollard, Is Id q.- bashel. Bran, Is ^r bushel. Bread, 3Jd the 21b loaf. BUTCIIEIl's MEAT. Beef, 3d to 63 Pork, Sd to lOd Mutton, 4d to 5d Veal, 5d to 7d Lamb, 3s to 4s q- quarter. l'AUJY PRODUCE. Bacon,colouiai Is 2-.I, Is 4d Hams, colonial, Is 2dto Do English, Is 6d Is 44 Butter, fresh, Is Sd Ducks, 6s y+ pair Eggs, Is 2d qj- doz. Fowl.-, 3s 10 3s Cd 33- pair Cheese, Colonial, la Milk, Od per quart Do, English, 2s. FEU1T. Almonds, dried. Is Lemons, Id to 2d Apples, 2d to 6d per lb. Oranges, 2d to 3d Pears, 3d to Cd qg- ft Plums, 8d 33- quart VEGETABLES. Cucumbcrs,ld to 4d each Potatoes, new, \\A f !h Carrot?, 3d ?%- bunch Parsley, 3d q?- buucli. Leeks, 3d ^ bunch Turiiips,*3dtn4d;q?- buucil. Onions, green, 2d q» bch Marrows, 3d to 6d
SHIPPING. VICTOR HARBOR SHIPPING. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 April 1867
SHIPPING. m — ? VICTOR HARBOR SHIPPING. ARRIVED. Saturday, April 20— Cykthia, schooner, 65 tons, C. Heath, master, from Port Adelaide. II. Allen, ]un., agent. Cargo — 2 pkgs, R. J. Shepherd ; 4 do, Eaton; 3 do, Smallacorabe, 2 do, Wardlc; 4 do, i Greenfield; 1 do, Smith; 2 do, Boothby; 20 do, j Harkius ; 5 do, Moriarry ; 24 do, Hcggston ; 62 do, I Greaycr ; 4 do, Mackie ; 1 1 do, Joyce ; 6 do, Sumner ; I 24 do, Graham ; 5 do, Goode ; 2 do, \V. and A. Bow man ; 7 do, Born ; 22 do, Tramway ; 2 do, Wilcox ; 3 do, R. Allen; 1 do, T. Turner; 1 do, Trigg; 6 do, T. Hawker; 244 do, Dowland; 45 do, U.S. Newell; 18 do, J. S3. Bowley ; 4 dozen shears, Heggaton ; 1 pkg, Nevill ; 19 do, Graham. Sunday, April 21— Cooroxg, barque, 362 tons, W'. Howes, master, from'.-Port Adelaide via Willungaand Yaukalilla. G. S. Read, ageut. Cargo — Original for England. Tuesday, April 22 — Gulnare, schooner, 151 tons, i E. Jenkins, master, from Sydney via Melbourne, G. j S. Read, agent. Friday, April 26— Vidfahn...
THE ST. JUDE'S TEA MEETING AND LECTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 April 1867
THE ST. JUDE'S TEA MEETING AND LECTURE. On Easter Monday there was quite a gathering at Port Eiiiot of the members of the Churcli of England congregations of the district and their friends. The attraction ?which brought so many people together was the combined one of a tea meeting at the Court Hou.se and a soirto at Smallacombe's Assembly Eooms, in aid , we believe, of a fnnd for addiiw a ' study' to the Port Elliot Parsonage and providing new lamps for the church. Special tracks arrived from both Goolwa and Victor Harbor, ca-h well fi'.lcd with visitors, and a very respectable iuflux of buggies snd equestrians gave additions! animation to our pleasant township. We did not participate in the delicacies provided in the Court-House, but the reputations of the lair caterers for the beverage which cheers bnt not inebriates is a sufficient guarantee for the quality of the feast. The nmount lealized by admission, at Is. 6d. per head, was £1 1 13s. 4-J. ; and so if some of our juvenile rea...
PORT ELLIOT AND GOOLWA DISTRICT COUNCIL. SATURDAY, APRIL 20. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 April 1867
PORT ELLIOT AND GOOLWA DISTRICT COUNCIL. Satcrdat, Ariui. 20. Pre?cot — Messrs. Runrnan (Chairman), E. Dutton, F. Turner, and B. Welch. I The Clerk was desired to communicate with the Hon. the Commissioner of Crown Lands, iclative to the outlay on the repairs of Lr.uriu's Hill. Th:y were further of opinion that the action of Mr 12 v- rard at the 5ast Koad Board Meeting was discourteous, and Mr Welch was requested to write Air Everard to this effect. Mr Hamlyn, teacher, Ilindracrsb Valley, wrote, asking the Com.cil to supply more f-rms and desks for the u.=e of the school. Application granted. Mr J. & llarding'.s contract for ro id repairs on metalled portion near Section 91 were reported complete. JjOtUT rnnd from Mr Neviil'.;, nFkinqjfora. redaction of tbi rate charged on the Corio Hotel. The Council regretted they v.-en; uuablut? fmnply. Tundcrs to Ijocalle-l (V-r a new boat for the use of the IHiidinsrsli Island Ferry. l.ctt-.-r rcicived fr.w.i Mr ITswkcr, storekeeper, ca...
STRATHALBYN. Strathalbyn, April 23. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 April 1867
STRATHALBYN. I From our own Correspondent.] Strathalbyn, April 23. A return match was fired on Friday last in the Strathalbyn Range, between six of the City and six of the Strathalbj'n Rifle Clubs. The first match of this series was fired in Adelaide, in August last, when it will, I dare say, be remembered that our Club won, but on the present occasion the City have won by four points, their aggregate being 727, Strath albyn 723. The morning was a lovely one — cloudy,1 but a clear atmosphere, no puffing winds, but a gentle fanning breeze, just suffi cient to bear away the smoke from the midst of the firing party. This weather continued until about the close of the contest at 600 yards, when for the compensation of the match at 800 yards, tke clouds, which had veiled the sun, dispersed, and the day was bright and beautiful, so that those who preferred a dull horizon had, when in the act of firing, to be shaded. The lying down backwards, lying down forward, sitting on the sod, and oth...
NEW CALEDONIA. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 April 1867
NEW CALEDONIA. New Caledonia advices report the capture and destruction of the schooner Challenge, and another, name unknown, by the natives of the New Hebrides, in revenge for the islanders who were engaged for the Queensland cotton plantations not being returned within a year as agreed.
CAPE JERVIS. Cape Jervis, February 24. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 April 1867
CAPE JERVIS. [From our own Correspondent,! Ca»e Jervis, Fcbruarv 24. There is a great stir here at present among the llecliabitcs aud teototallero1 On Good Friday the children belonging to the Band of Hope were rcgalel with tea and cake, which was gratuitously provided by Mr II. J. Shepherd, our local storekeeper. A luncheon, which was got up iu a most creditable manner, was also given to the Kechabites m the evening by Mr It. Jose, P.C.R. ; after which a tee total meeting was held, many able speeches were delivered, and several persons took the pledge. Mr Humphreys, of the Siiverfon Hotel, was not behind 'in doing his part to contribute to the sports of the day. He had got up a kangaroo hunt, which was warmly patronized by some 25 or 30 horsemen and a host of kangaroo dogs. A fair start was made about 11 a.m., and the party returned at 5 p.m., bringing the tails of two and the carcase of one as trophies of their success. At 7 p.m. the hunting parly sat down to a dinner, provided gr...
MEADOWS. Meadows, April 22. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 April 1867
MEADOWS. fFrom out own Correspondent. I Meadows, April 22. On Saturday, April 20, an inquest was held at the Meadows Inn, on the body of Henry Payne, before John Carr, Esq., Coroner. It appears thai deceased ir. company with two other persons of the name of Thomson and Thomas Kieling, of the Finniss Flat, went to the Kangarilla Hotel, on Wednesday, the 17 th, on business, where they stayed until between seven and eight iu the evening, when they left for home, all sober enough to take care of themselves ; but Thomson's horse being hard in the mouth, and wanting to get home, soon got ahead, leaving Payne and Kiclinjr behind. Payne not being *ble to keep up with Kieling, as Ills Iioi-.se vras lame and he not much of a rider, requested Kieling to change horses, which he did, somewhere near ll:e new bridge in Daslnvood's Gully, but it appears soon got ahead again, and kept so. When he hadarrived somewhere between Sidlcr's and the .bridge in front of Dashwood's, the mare Payne had been ri...
NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, April 17. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 April 1867
NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, April 1 7. Portions of the wreck of a cattle ship supposed to be of Johnstonc's line, have been seen off the Indian Head. The floods are causing great distress amongst the Araluen miners, whose claims arc filled with water. Benorts from the Southern Districts cive distressing accounts of the floods. Much property has been destroyed in the Shoalhavcn District. The Hon. W. DufReld expresses surprise at the attitude taken by the Hon. Mr Parkes, as nothing had been decided in the Conference as to the termini of the main lines. Heavy rains have fallen on the Darling, and a flood was expected. The flood in the Adelaide River, New South Wale9, was so severe that the residents were obliged to take refuge on board a steamer. Sydney, April 20. Mr Cracknell has left by the Melbourne sfoawcr to open new line of direct telegraph o Adelaide. A man named Hogan attempted to murder his wife on Saturday. The bullet fractured tier arm. On Thursday, 18th, a fire broke out at 1 ...
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. Melbourne, April 17. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 27 April 1867
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. Melbourne, April 1'7. A heavy westerly gale is blowing. The coast telegraph line is down. 'Cralcy, the slop manufacturer, has ' suspended payment. Liabilities, £9,000; assets, £4,000. Melbourne, April IS The sale subsided -daring the night, but re commenced from the north-east this morning. It is blowing in heavy gusts. The barque Essie Black drove across the banks from the west channel to the south channel. A large gasometer at Collingwood Gas-works was blown over last night, damage, £3,000. The trial of Dickson, late bill-clerk of the Oriental Bank, commenced to-day. His accounts were £1,800 behind. He took the bills to compel the Manager to overlook the deficiency. Melbourne, April 20. The Black Watch, schooner, which sailed April 8, from Adelaide to Taranaki, with a cargo of breadstufis, foundered on Thursday evening, April IS. She sprang a leak and filled so rapidly that the crew effected their escape with much difficulty. They got away in a small ...