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DISTRICT COUNCILS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 30 December 1870
DISTRICT COUNCILS. UPPER WAKEFIELD, Tuesday, Dee. 20. Present-All. Applications for renewal of rations, Mesdames G-eo, Hodges, CJasper, C. Seutehings, and Barkej to be applied for. Mr. M. Mara applied for admittance to the Destitute Asylum; letter to be forwarded with doctor's certificate. Letter received from Messrs. Ricbardeon & Harvey, enclosing agree ment for exchange of roads at section 96 Dis trict of Upper Wakefield. Agreement signed. Mr. 33, Horn applied for repairs at Eice'e Creek ; left to Mr. Freeman to get same done. Council agreed to meet at 5 o'clock next meet ing. Payments, £36 8s.
POLICE COURT—CLARE. MONDAY, DECEMBER 26. [Before Messrs. J. W. Gleeson, J.P., and J. H. Roe, J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 30 December 1870
POLICE COURT-CLARE. MONDAY, DECEMBER 26. FBefore Messr-. J. W. GKeeson, J.P., and J. fl. Soe, J.P.] Thomas Childs was charged with making use of obscene language on the evening of Christmas Day, and fined 10s. Peter Mundv, for being drunk, was fined 53. WIFE DESEETIOK". John Smith was brought up on a warrant eharging him with deserting his wife, Mary Smith. Mary Smith deposed: Was wife of prisoner. He deserted her two years and five months ago. Had only received £4 from him during that time, which he Bent her about 17 months after he left. Had a family of four children, who were wholly unprovided for. The eldest was 10 years and the youngest two years old. Pri soner bad given her £8 the previous evening. It would take 10s a week to keep her. The prisoner was ordered to pay 103 per sreek to the Clerk of the Court.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 30 December 1870
GOOD NEWS FOR THE NEW YEAR! HEAT! WHEA T! WHEAT! JULIUS VICTOB8EN is a Purchaser of Wheat in QUANTITIES OF FROM 500 TO 50,000 BUSHELS For Cash, to be delivered at Saddlewortb, Manoora, FarreU's Flat, or at the Burra Railway Station. Bags supplied as per special arrangement, and wheat in bags stored at Clare free of charge, the undersigned being prepared to Purchase the same at the Highest Market Price whenever the Owner is disposed to eell. Wheat in bags also stored at Messrs. Hall & Co.'s, Port Adelaide -For six weeks or less, Id per bushel; from six weeks to three months, l£d per bushel; four months lfd ; five do., 2d; six do., 2£d. ThiB rate includes labor taking in and delivering. J. V. is also empowered to offer ADVANCES on Stored Wheat at Port Adelaide on deposit receipts being lodged, as collateral security, at Bank interest. J. Y. is selling CORKSACKS by the bale at Adelaide wholesale prices for Cash, or on approved Acceptances at three months j and FENCING- WIRE on ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 30 December 1870
c LASE STEAM FLOUB AND CHAFF MILLS, CHARLES KIMBER, PEOPEIETOE. Moor, Bran, Pollard, Chaff, and Crushed Com always for sale. [4 JAMES GREENWOOD, CHEMI8T, AND DRUGGIST, BOOKSELLER, STATIONER, AND NEWS AGENT. Main STBEET, CLAEE. [4 P E R C Y W. DYER, CHEMIST aSB DRUGGIST, KOORINGA, BURRA BURBA. E. AND C. BECKMANN, "WHOLES AXE aud RETAIL BUTCHEBS AND SAUSAGE MAKEBS. [4 ABCHITECTUS, LABOBUM PRINCEPS. ROBERT R. PAGE (from London), ARCHITECT, ARTIST, GENERAL SUR VEYOR, and COMMISSION AGENT, CLAEE. T MBER YARD. King STEEET, Aubttbn. ' J. &. H. G. BAKER have on Sale all kinds of TIMBER and BUILDING MATE RIALS, at ADELAIDE RATES. Also, Shafts, Buggy Shafts, Rims, Hubs,, Spokes, &e, KING STREET, AUBURN. ISAAC MILNE Sji SADDLER & HARNESS MAKER, WATERVALE. ; Every description of Saddlery and Harness always on hand. Colonial Saddles made to order. Repairs of all kinds neatly executed on the shortest notice and most reasonable terms. Liberal discount for cash. EW H I T F O...
COMMERCIAL. CLARE. Northern Argue," office, Thursday evening, December 29. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 30 December 1870
COMMERCIAL. CLARE. Northern Argue," office, Thursday evening, December 29. Wheat, 3s 6d. g Hour, £10 per ton. ! Flour, 22s per bag. Bran, lOd per bushel Pollard, 1B per bushel Chafij 3B 6d per cwt. Fresh batter Is per lb Potted batter, none Eggs, 6d per doz Bacon, 10d per lb Ham, lid Cheese, colonial, 6d; English, la 7d Potatoes, new 9a per cwt. Onions, 2d per lb There is very little wheat offering. A few loads of new wheat have changed hands at 3s 6cL A parcel of 1,000 bushels has been sold at 3s 3d, to be delivered in the course of a few weeks. A considerable quantity of wheat has changed bands in Clare at prices from 3s 6d to to 3s 8d. The market is steady at 3s 6d, at which price buyers are freely offering to purchase. At Pen wortham and Watervaie transactions have taken placeatSsddj and 3s lOd is offered for de livery at Hoyleton. AUBURN. December 29. Wheat, 3s 8d ADELAIDE. December 21. Wheat, 4a 4d Moor, £1110s to £13
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 6 January 1871
MISCELLANEOUS. AN .AMEBICAIT CUBXOMEE,-Many years since there did dwell i a a certain town not a hundred miles from that far-famed place where orthodox divines- are fitted up for their profes sion and calling, a certain D.D., notorious for bis parsimoniousnesa, which would ran to the wildest extremes. One day this doctor of divinity chanced into a bat store in New York, and after rummaging over the wares, selected an ordinary-looting hat, put it on his reverend head, ogled himself in the glass, then asked the very lowest price of it, idling the vendor that if he could give it cheap enough he thought ha might buy it. " But," said the hatter, "that hat is not good enough for you to wear-here i. what you want," showing one of hia best beavers. "'Tis the beet I can afford, though," returned the theologian. " Well, there, doctor, ril make you a present of that best bearer if you'll wear it and tell your friends whose store it came from. I'll warrant you'll send me cus tomers enough to ge...
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the "Government Gazette," Dec. 29.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 6 January 1871
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the "Government Gazette," Deo. 29.) MXOTABO, A. Smith-Bay horse, black 'points, shod, like AT conjoined near ehoulder, like B or O over B off shoulder j bay mare, black points, shod, star, collar marked, white .pot under saddle, like o over 7 off shoulder. - To be sold January 23. Slibuav, Or. Collieon-Bay horse, b near shoulder, like eb off shoulder, ecar off thigh, near hind foot whiter etripe down face. - To be sold January 10.-Light bay mare, like o over 6E near ehoulder, like T over « with 5 under off shoulder; brown horse, ©J near ehoul der; brown mare, like e» near shoulder, snip none, brown foal at foot; brown horse, writing .B near shoulder, blaze face; light bay mare, over o near Bhoulder; dark bay marc, ca near shoulder, star in forehead ; black yearling foal i brown horse, &lt;m near ehoulder, star in forehead; chesnut mare, D over n near shoul der, with chesnut foal at foot. To be sold January 20. Casowie, ? B. O'Donohue-Grey marc, o wi...
THE GOLDFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 6 January 1871
THE GOLDFIELDS. During the past week bb diggers have been enjoying their holidays, there is nothing of any importance to report Little or no work has "been done, consequently business lias been wofully slack, and Barosea generally looks miserable and deserted. However, I see old faces beginning to show up again, as well as a few fre-h ones, and from what I can learn we may expect a considerable accession to our popu lation after harvest. There ie plenty of ground about Barosea that has never yet bean pro spected, and a little fireeh blood well supplied with the " sinews of war," will it is to be hoped open up some of our auriferous hills The .crushera have not been very busily employed as a matter of course; but several lots have been put through the mill with varied success. From the Deep Lead Heardon had 10 tons crushed, which yielded about half an ouoce to the ton, and five tons from the next claim went barely £ dwts. One or two other lots have been operated upon; but I have not ...
CLARE RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 6 January 1871
CLARE RACES. The Clare races, which wore looked forward to with eo much expectation, came off on the Course on the Bungaree run on Monday, January 2. The weather and the ground were everything that could foe deBired. The weather was certainly warm during part of the day, but not eufferably GO, whilst the heavy rains of the few previous days secured a total absence of dust, and put the ground in firet-rato trim for racing. When the bell rang for the first race the visitors were not so numerous as we anticipated, considering the general holiday and the glorious day. As the afternoon wore on, however, numbers continued to arrive, swel ling tbe aggregate to between 400 and 500, in cluding a large proportion of ladies. There were very few predestrians, horsemen pre dominating, who whilst tbe running was going on kept galloping across tbe course in all directions. Under the circumstances spills were looked upon as a matter of course, and several amateur* found themselves unceremo niously ...
REFRIGERATING MACHINE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 6 January 1871
REFRIGERATING MACHINE. A remarkably simple and valuable invention by Herr Franz Windhausen, a civil engineer, of Brunswick, has just been brought into operation in London, with every prospect of a rapid and successful application to an almost endless variety of useful purposes in the arts of life. Its object is the pro duction of a high degree of cold, whereby either ice may be obtained in considerable quantities for table or other requirements, the interior of heated apartments cooled and refreshed, or air or fluids lowered to any desired temperature. The means by which these results are obtained are purely mechanical, no chemical agent what ever being employed in the process. M. Windhausen's apparatus is based on ; the well-known physical law that when ! air is condensed its temperature is raised, and when rarefied it is lowered, and that principle is utilised in the fol j lowing manner:-Common air is con densed by manual or steam power, whereby its temperature is raised. The heat...
POLICE COURT—CLARE. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31. [Before Mr. C. Kimber, J.P. ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 6 January 1871
POLICE COURT-CLARE. Satuxday, Decbhbbb 31. [Before Mr. G. Kimber, J.P-3 A88ATJXT. Br. Betferidgo wae charged, on the informa tion of VV. E. Ford, with having auaolted Mrs. Ford on the previous afternoon. Tbe in formant eaid lie did not want to press.» - v charge, butxiahed the prisoner to becantbuc' against such conduct in future, Discharged with a caution. -1. Weditesdat, Jakuaet 4. (Before MeeBrs. O. Kimber, J.P., and J. H. Roe, J P. liTra V. PBIOB. This was a trivial information laid agaiDet defendant for cruelty to a horse belong* iog to informant. Mr G-ower for defendant. It would appear that the ground of action arose from the fact that defendant'! son threw si ones at the ho«e whilst taking it to tfro Pound. Dismissed with costs.
FALLEN. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 6 January 1871
FALLEN. The following sad story is told by the Pastoral Times:-'' On Satur day last, December 17, six prisoners were seat from Deniliquin en route for Darlingliurst Gaol, Sydney-they were heavily ironed feet and hands, and three out of the six had occupied pro minent positions at Deniliquin. James McKey was once agent here for Mr. Elliott, and being found guilty of em bezzlement, was sentenced to hard labor in Darling-burst Gaol for 18 months. He was of a family holding a very respectable position in Ireland, and many in Deniliquin think he has been hardly dealt by. James Iron was well-known at Old Bendigo in 1853, and for years afterwards there he kept the Black Swan, he having, we hear, kept a house of that name in Adelaide. He had a very large business at Ben digo in the palmy days of the gold fields-he was hotelkeeper there, butcher (wholesale and retail), con tractor, livery-stable keeper, and was the first, we believe, to crush quartz for gold j afterwards, he kept the Bridge ...
WATERVALE. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) January 4. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 6 January 1871
WATERVALE. (FBOM OtTB OWN COBBEBroVDEVT.) JatiUBTJ 4. On Wednesday, 28th ult., the long-looked* for Christmas sacred concert came off in tbe i Foresters' HalL The performance took place i at the request of the Hall Committee, aud »u conducted by local amateurs. Owing to the threatening appearance of the neither and the busy season, the attendance was not so large as was expected. The programme consisted .of choruses, duets, trios, solos, and instrumental pieces, and were all gone through in fiist-claM style. Mr J. Williamson acred as couductor, Mr James Bsdcock presiding iat the har monium. The instrumental pieces were well rendered by the two last-mentioned, and much appreciated by the audience. The soprano soIob by Mrs Williamlon and Miss fiadcock were remarkably well given, and merited the applause they received. Mr J. Williamson sang two solos with much taste, and was loudly applauded; as were also the duets by Mrs Williamson and Miss Bsdcock. The choruses by eight lady and gent...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 6 January 1871
SALE BY ATTcriOX AT CLARE. OK SATURDAY, JANUARY 14th IKSJ\, At 2 o'cloek p.tr. AT THE CLARE AUCTION MART. TO BE SOLI) BY AUCTION &lt;s above Several BUILDING ALLOTM RN i'i? of Land in the Townetiip of Luton A very goad Seeing Machine, by II owe A lot ot Boob, tome of which ur&lt;* Standard Works ot the highest: authority, viz., a portion o' Hooker's Works, " Goldsmith's Animated Nature," "Library of Entertaining Knowledge,'" 36 vols., &c., &c. A very fine Microscope A lot of Furniture, &c., &c. j After srliifli Sale, AT SMITH'S HOTEL YARDS, A lot of very useful HORSKS, good in Saddle and Harness A necr English Waggon Do. Horse Dray Two Spring Carta Tbe Waggon, Draj, and Carfa are offered fur «i« on account of tbe oncer leaving this die diet, and are really very well made. Sale without reserve. Terms at sale. WM. LENNON, Auctioneer. Clave, January 3,187L AT BLEECHMORE'S YARDS, AUBURN. OS SATURDAY, THE 14tU JANUARY, . 1871, at 2 o'clock ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 6 January 1871
^0 L ABE STEAM FLOUB AND CHAFF MILLS, CHARLES KIMBER, Pbopbsbtob. Flour, Bran, Pollard, ChaSj sod Crushed Corn always for sale. [4 JAMES GBEENWOOD, CHEMIST, AND DRUGGIST, BOOK8ELLEB, STATIOHEE, AND NEWS AGENT. MUS STREET, Cl&BS. [4 pEECY W. D Y E B, CHEMIST asb DRUGGIST, KOORINGA, BURBA BUBBA. £1 AID C. ' BECKMAB N, Whoxssasb akd Retak BUTCHERS AND SAUSAGE MAKEBS. ABCHITECT-US, LABOBUM PRINCEPS, BOBEBT B. PAGE (from London), ARCHITECT, ARTIST, GENERAL SUR VEYOR, juto COMMISSION AGENT, CUBE. TIMBER YARD. ". King STBEET, Axtbuest. J. &» H. G. BAKES have on Sale allkinds of rmwflltt. end BUILDING MATE RIALS, at ADELAIDE BATES. Also, Shafts, Buggy Shafts, Rims,' Hubs,, Spokes, Ac, - - ^ SING STREET, AUBURN. WATEBVALE AND HOYLETON. ISAAC MILNES, Saddler and Har ness Maker, having opened a branch Business at Hoyleton, adjoining Mr. G. Brain's corn .tore, which trill be conducted by bis brother, S. Millies,begs to thank bis Outomett for their liberal rapport doting the past...
WEEK'S INSOLVENCIES. (From the "Government Gazette," Dec. 29.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 6 January 1871
WEEK'S INSOLVENCIES. (From the ." Gtareroment Gazette," Dec. 29.) Edward Biehard Simmons, of Mount Gum bier, eaddler and harness maker. William Oolman, of Strathalbyn flour miller. Robert Hosie, of Fort Adelaida, shipwright'. David Davies, of Yankaiilla, farmer,
COMMERCIAL. CLARE. "Northern Argus," office, Thursday evening, January 5. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 6 January 1871
COMMERCIAL. CLARE. " Northern Argue," office, Thursday evening, Jauoarj 5. Wheat, 3s 8(3. Flour, £10 per ton. Flour, 22s per bsg. Bran, lOi per buehel Pollard, le per bushel Cbafij Sa 6d per cwt. Fresh butter 1b per lb Potted butter, none Eggs, lOd per doz Bacon, lOd per lb Ham, Is Cheese, colonial, 8d; English, le 7d Potatoes, 7e per cwt. Onions, 3d per lb AUBURK. December 29. Wheat, 3s 8d ADELAIDE. Jauuary 4. Wheat, 4B 4Jd Flour, nothing doing.
The North Argus. FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 1871. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 6 January 1871
©Ive mtftfit J^vps. FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 1871. SINCE our last issue we have witnessed the expiration of 18?0 and the birth of 1871. The old 3-ear has been played out, and is now a thing1 with which j historians alone will have to do. There j can be no doubt that the year which is now in its infancy is -big j with the fate of empires and of meu. j However lowering1 the year may have; opened as it regards the future of the I world, it is beyond denial that the year | has commenced under auspicious cir- j cumstances for South Australia, and of all the favored parts of the colony there | are perhaps none to be compared with the North. Whatever prosperity may' fall to the lot of the colony in the coming year, it will be largely partici pated in by the settlers in the North. There are periods in the history of, nations and of men when it is most becoming and proper to pause, as it were, in the journey of life, and take a retrospective and prospective glance to look for the landmarks of prog...