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WHAT DUFFY'S LAND ACT HAS DONE! (From the Melbourne Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 January 1863
WHAT DUFFY'S LAND ACT HAS DONE! A (From the Melbourne Herald.) The first prosecutions for evasions uri ; der the new Land -Act took place on Wednesday (Dec. 10) at the City Police Court* The defendants in the case were Mr. H. P. Taylor, a solicitor, and Mr. Curtis, a merchant's clerk; and they were chargecf with conspiring to procure persons to make a false declaration with intent to evade and pervert the provisions of the act. Mr. Adamson prosecuted, and Mr. Dawson defended. It appeared from the evidence thdt sdme/fonJe 'during i the month of September lastv^the defen dant'Curtis met a . frieiid of- his, named Janlea Bae, arid mentioned- to him that he had a goo'd" charice of^lnakingfii £10 ? note by selecting, some agricultural land ^ri der the act, which Tiajd. tlieti but ^recently come' into; operation/ Bae, having no surplus capital, did .. not i wish to .invest himself in an agricultural .area ; but without knowing . anything about - the provisions of the penal clause, suffere...
The Border Watch, Published every Friday morning. FRIDAY JANUARY 2, 1862. THE NEW YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 January 1863
Ifoc j LUj. ? ?' Published every Friday morning. ~ FRIDAY JANUARY 2, 186£ >V*:r' r'? V'.-.:1.. ' ; THE NEW TEAK, "VVniLU we are setting our types the year 1863 is 'beginning., to emerge from the great Pacific, and to shed its Orient light on its beauteous isles. In a few hours it will arrive on the shores of the great continent of Australia, and travel in solemn silence across the Indian Ocean, greeting the voyager on the path less waste ^of waters, as he hastens to India or China, or hurries along before the strong west wind towards our Aus tralian shores. By and by it will reach the, vast African strand, cross the Red Sea, and .salute the ruins of Thebes and the Pyramids. Then it will traverse the blue waters of the Mediterranean, hail ing the towers of Athens, singing a ' reveille to the Italian litnd, ; and anoh awaking the myriad sleepers in the cot tage homes of England with " All's well." And finally, careering across the Atlan tic, it wiil dawn over the scenes of car nage...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 January 1863
ANOTIIUR, STEAM-THEESUIXG MACHINE. Mr. T. Loughhead has now on its way from, Melbourne a prize Steam-Threshing machinc, which is intended for the approaching harvest. The machine is expected to arrive in the course of a few days. This is now the third machine of the kind we have in our district, and the mere mention of this fact may serve to give our readers at a distance some idea of the position and growing importance to which Mount Gambieris attaining. COOL, YEEI" !-On ChristmifS day the bouse of Mr. Bloom, farmer, was entered during his absence, and a sum of £5 odd shillings stolen from it. The thief seems to have, acted with the greatest ' sang froid,' for after tearing up Mr. B's cheque Jjook, and assisting himself to a nobbier ^ur two, he left a note for his unfortunate jpctinv wishing hiui " a merry - Christ mas!" BET CRH OF Mn. WELLS'.-It will give many of our readers pleasure to learn that Mr. T. A. Wells has returned in J safety from his trip to Queensland. Mr. W., we bel...
THE LATEST CONCERNING GARDINER. (From the Albury Banner, Nov. 29.) [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 January 1863
! THE LATEST CONCERNING I GARDINER " (From the Aibury Banner, Nov. 29.) THE following jve believe to be the latest "hews extant regarding the ever ubiquit ous and never to be captured Prank Gar diner: I heard ft good siory yesterday, m which Gardiner's name played a potential part. A reporter of the press was at Muswell brook lately, on his way to or from the Scone Quarter Sessions, when he happened to put up at an inn which was frequented by some .fellows much addicted to practi cal joking. They introduced themselves to Mr. Reporter, who had been in the army, it appears ; and observing that he was a very excitable man, they resolved to have-their joke with him, whatever the result. , Accordingly, they introduced the subject of Gardiner's late exploits ; and after they had sufficiently excited the | reporter's organ of wonder whispered to. him very mysteriously that Gardiner was now in the neighbourhood of Muswell bropk, and they could give; an introduc tion to him. Dazzled at-.the ...
IMPROVEMENT OF THE MOUNT. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 January 1863
IMPROVEMENT OF THE MOUNT. "We understand the Hon. Commissioner of Public Works, the Engineer-in-Chief, and the Surveyor-General, may be ex pected to visit Lacepede Bay on Wed nesday, 6th instant, on occasion of the opening of the new* jetty there: As the party are to njake a tour of inspection throughout the district, they wiil no doubt reach Mount Gam bier in course of the next fortnight. In view of this visit we would earnestly urge upon our towns men to take immediate steps to have some of our more pressing grievances remedied by having them prominently brought under the notice of our expected visitors. There is now lying in the Treasury a con siderable sum of money voted for im provements now imperatively wanted on Mount Gauibicr. WJjy. any delay should take place in having the money spent, in the district, we are at a loss to. know. The season is advancing, and if these works do not be set about now, great delay inny be expected in having them finished. We trust therefore that ...
CRICKET MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 January 1863
ClilCKET MATCH. The opening match (for. tbe season) of the Mount Gambier Club was. flayed in Dr.'Weill's paddock yesterday, (New Year's Day.) The day turned out most propitious, and there was a large muster of players, and a considerable number of visitors attended the ground in course of the day. Sides were chosen upon the ground by Messrs. Doughty and Maisey, who acted as captains ot* their respective elevens. Mr. Doughty'a side having won the toss went in first, and when the last wicket went down they had run up a score of 71. In their second innings they mado 79 before retiring from their wickets. Mr. Maisey's side in their first innings having only scored 37, had, on their going in a second time an up hill game before them, and tbe ill luck that attended them during their final innings pursuud.them throughout the second, for it terminated in the small score of 28. .Mr. Doughty's side thus won the game by a majority of 85 runs. The fielding on the whole was rather loose and cons...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. [VIA. JUBAL.] London, Nov. 6. Jubal, Nov. 7.11.25 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 January 1863
. - . .. LATEST TELEGRAMS. [TIA. JUBAL.y London* Nov.; 6 Jubal, -Nbf. 7.11.25 p.nl. Mediation of the Great. Powers in American affairs rumoured. TherQueen's sanction of her son's mar riage is gazetted. ' Parliament meets on 13th January. The deposition of the Italian M inistry is expected.' / ; ? - ? Bavaria claims the sovereignity of Greece. There has been an earthquake atlayal. The wool sales commenced on the 13th ult. Total quantity offered, 60,000 bales. Probable advance 14 per lb. . . , The Lancashire distress is increasing. The Bank forgers have been appre hended./. \ ' ' " Jessie M Lachlan, the Glasgow mur deress, has been respited. SirC. Trevelyan succeeds Mr. Laing in India. General M;Clellan, continues inactive. State elections pending, involving im portant results. 4. conflict has taken place between Austrian and Italian troops. Bank rate of discount, three per cent. ! Consols, ninety'three. " ? -
POLICE COUR. Tuesday, Dcember 29, 1862. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 January 1863
! ^ : : k POLICE COUET, Tuesday,' pcoqnbeft 1S02, Magistr \tes present;-Piv WahJ, J.I?., | and J, Umpherston, Esq.,.J.l\v LeyingHton apd ctjo^er. y.#£ninl)ert,' uusatisfiedjudgment, £8 4a. 8d., to be paid in three weeks, or in default com mitted to Iiobe Gaol for 21 days. Holfcje and another v. Prehn : claim of £2 17B. Sd. and costs: unsatisfied judg ment. To bo paid within 14 days, or committed to Robe Gaol for 21 days. ! Leviiigston and another y. Prior: un satislied judgment, * £12 4s. 10d.. and costs. To be paid in one month, or in default committed to liobe Gaol for 40 days. Mitchell v. Godfrey: unsatisfied judg ment, £12 Gs. Id. An order was made committing him to Kobe Gaol for 28 days. . , Allen *v. Goodridge: claim of £3: plaintiff non-suited. Tu.ite v. Goold, claim of &lt;£lo Os. 9d. Settled out of court. Fingel v. Unwin, £0 lis. fid. Judg ment for £0 3s., to be paid by instalment of £2 per month. Kelly v. ICelly: claim of £1- 5s.: judg ment for defendant, plaintiff...
MOUNT GAMBIER, WESLEYAN METHODIST CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 January 1863
MOUNT GAMBIEB, WESLEY AN METHODIST OIIUECH. - The Anniversary services m connec tion .lwth this place of worship were held on Sunday last, when sermons were preached in the morning and evening by the Eev. W. S. Worth, of Portland. The congregation on both occasions were very good; and, on the evening of the following day, a tea meeting was held in the capacious school room, when about 150 persons partook of the excellent re past provided by some of the Jadic3 of the congregation. At about mvlf past seven o'clock a large public meetipg was held in the Church, under the able pre sidency of Mr. Caleb Fidler, who was supported by theUevs. W. S. Worth and II. T. Burgess, and Messrs. Isobes, Pnn nell, and several of the preachers be longing to the Mount Gambier Circuit. The meeting having engaged in singing and prayer, the Chairman delivered a brief and -appropriate address, referring to the* fact that they had not: only to celebrate an anniversary, but also to ma"ke strenuous efforts to ...
FOURTEEN DAYS' LATER NEWS. (VIA RED SEA,) London, 10th November. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 January 1863
FOURTEEN DAYS' LATER NEWS. RED SEA,) Loudon, 10th November. The revolution in Greece has been entirely successful. . Ofcho* the ex-King, is at Munich. _ The"protecting Power have come to the decision, in the presentstate of affairs, to inter fere. It is stated tlift !a proposal, has beep made by! France, that tliere shall be a joint mediation of England,Russia, and France, with regard to affairs in Greece.. Discount* 3;per cent. New York, 12th October. It is reported than an alarming revolt of the negroes near New Orleans has been suppressed by the military authorities. ^ The Confederates are collected in force be tween Charleston and Rochester. ; N General 3FClelian "it is stated, has been un able to make any advance, in consequence of the inefficiency of his force. The Republi can-Abolition .party demand his immediate removal. - - The elections;have proved favourable to the Democrats. - . ' j No further movements of any importance are reported. - . Exchange, 147. (Jold, 34£. The f...
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. A GRUMBLER'S LETTER. to the Editor of the Border Watch. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 January 1863
A GRUMBLER'S LETTER. 2e> the Editor of the Border Watch. Dear Sir,-I hear that three of the great luminaries of Adelaide arc on their way to visit us. Might we not get them to promise to do something for us while they are upon the spot. You know " a bird in the hand is worth two . in the bush." While we have them let us make them sensi'- le of our wants. A venerable laird in a northern cotch county, in his parting blessing to his hopeful son, ad vised him to be aye seekin', ayetak takin', and to keep a' lie could." Might we not take the canny Scotchman's advice? Might we not seek, and tak\ and (excuse my irreverence) might we not raise a band of volunteers who would fill our Court House, and to occupy these three worthy gentlemen for s'x or eight hours in the position occnpicd by a Mount Gaml ier jury on a recant occasion. Iventure to fay we would then have justice done us ou this score. remain, yours, J. O. J3. j Mount Gambier, January ], 1863.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 January 1863
;T«» Jbeti oisa .JL«jase, ITHRightof Purchase,.iwo Sections";©! Vw* first-rate Agricultural Landf .*nil -fenced, situate, about one mile and a half from the To^vnShipu , Apply at the Office of the ^'Border'AVatch." ' ' 67cm SADDLER Aft; HARNESS ... MAKEK. ' W. H1I1IE|A» , t^ADDLER and Harness maker, begs to ?J -inform the Inhabitants of Mount Gam-' .bfer and neighbourhood, that he is now fully prepared to Execute any Orders at the Ltfwest 'Possible prices. A large assortment of Saddlery of every ^description always on hand. v... Next door to Mr.^Long's, South Australian ?Hotel. * , .. » ' ' --; -_ rb&pihi© iweiium. ?!iai'ks Clarke " MACHINIST, SMITH, &CM f *I>EGS to state to the inhabitants of Mount llO Gambier and its vicinity, that he is pre .pared to execute orders for Heaping machines ! of the best quality, at reduced prices, and oil1 e^gy lerm&^Old machines repaired on the y Address-rOn main line of road from Allan dale to MacDonnell Bay. 6Ccm v" - JT...
MOUNT GAMBIER MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 January 1863
"v-'f ' =:' ? ?» .. iMQIJNT GrAMBlEE MARKET. The following arc the latest quotations at our mills;- . Mount Ganibier Mill, Thursday evening ' , Jan. 1. - Flour, Adelaide price; Pollard £5per ton 5 Bran, £5 do. ; Wheat, 4s per bushel. Victoria cteam Mills, Thursday evening Jan. 1.-Flour, Adelaide* price; Pollard, J £5 do.; Bran, £5 .do.: Barley, 5s 6d pe ..bushel; Oats, none; Crushing, 6d per bushel.
COMMERCIAL AND MARKETS. Border Watch Office, Thursday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 January 1863
Border Wutcli Office Thursday Evening. During the past month the Adelaide farmers have been very busily employed reaping, and they are still engaged in getting off tho crops, and will be BO for a month to come.. Labour is very scarce, and, irt consequence, the deliverigs of .wheat this month have been much smaller than usual. The harvest is, on the whole very good, more especially on the Plains, and the average per acre will, no doubt, be &lt;*pnsiderably above what it was last season. . WHEAT.-There has been a good de mand for forward delivery, and stiles have taken place at 4s. 4d. to 4a. 6d. per bushel, which is about the present figure. GPIour is hardly so much enquired for as wheat, but one or two sales have been effected at prices varying from £10 10s. to £1110s. for silk-dressed according to brand. Bran continues scarce, owing to the mills not being yet in full'work again. It has been sold at ls.2£d. to Is. 3d. per "bushel. OATS AND BAELET.-There has been but little d...
THE RENT OF RUNS. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 9 January 1863
THE BENT OP BUNS. It is much to be regretted that no member has had the courage to ask the Minister of Lands for the instructions to the-District officers appointed to value the runs. We trust this may still be done. . It would also be of importance to ascertain who the men are upon whose reports the Land Board have relied in fixing the rent of the public property. According to a current report nearly the whole affair has been office work, and it is alleged that two or three men at their desks have, almost according to their mere caprice, fixed the value of property, of which they can know very little. One of these bureaucrats is Mr. Skene, a sur veyor, the same gentleman, we presume, who, a few years ago, under some extra ordinary inspiration, alleged that there were only three million acres of agricul tural laud unsold in the .colony. This gentleman, who is said to be Mr. Duffy's great authority, must have very materially changed his mind, for he has now dis covered areas of land ...
UNFAVOUEABLE NEWS OF GARIBALDI. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 9 January 1863
UNFAVOUEABLE NEWS OF GARIBALDI. "We are grieved to say that the news're garding Garibaldi's health is very far from satisfactory or encouraging. Various accounts concur in affirming that the ball is positively still in the \^ound, and that the condition of the patient is not such as to allow of any operation being performed for the purpose of extraction. Garibaldi haa been looking much paler, thinner and weaker of late, it is affirmed, than even the least sanguine of bis friends, expected ; and altogether is would be useless to deny that the optimist views of a week or two back no longer prevail, and that public opinion in Italy is seriously alarmed for the wounded hero. His restoration to health is still considered very doubtful". His countenance is calm and cheerful, but the.beholders fancy they can descry an undercurrent of settled melancholy under that well-affected serenity. His two sons and his brother are still with him ; like wise Basso, his secretary, bis three doctors, and...
ORIGINAL CORRESPONDENCE. To the Editor of the Border Watch. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 9 January 1863
ORIGINAL 60HRESP0WDENCE. To the Editor of the-Border Watck. Mr. Editor, dear Sir,-In your report of the anniversary meeting of the Presbyterian Church, held on Monday, 29th ult., I beg to offer a few remarks as to the truthfulness of it, especially as concerning myself. In your re-' port you say that Mr. VJohn Livingston ih eery concise terms, seconded the motion (that made by Mr. John Mcintosh) and "Mr. Adams followed in a similar strain of remark." Pray what remark ? did [ also in very concise terms second the motion? or what am I to understand by the remark? No doubt it is good policy on your part to give prominence to men of note, in all that they say or do, whether it be small or great; but it would be come far better the reporter of any meeting, to vive a plain statement of facts, and let the reading portion of the public who may be in terested in the proceedings of the evening judge for themselves, whether or not the reso lutions proposed are worth anything. No doubt, Sir, yo...
BURKE AND WILLS. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 9 January 1863
BURKE AND WILLS. On Wednesday the remains of Burke and Wills were shipped in the Iiavilah to Melbourne under the charge of A! r. A. Howitt ahd party. During the day all the flags of thcr vessels in harbor, and *bn the public and private estab lishments!, were hoisted half mast, high, and at 3 o'clock mo^t of the offices andHhops in the town were closed, and business partially sus pended. The explorers, with. the. remains, arrived at the Port by the 3.30 pim. train. A large number of persons liad collected at the terminus, and the wharfs were crowded when the remains were put on board. His Worship the Mayor and Councillors waited on Mr. Howitt on board the steamer, when the. Town Clerk read the following address: "TO WILLIAM HOWITT, fcSQ., V Sir-We, -the Mayor, Councillors, and burgesses of Port Adelaide, cannot allow the honored remains of those dauntless explorers, Burke and Wills, who sacrificed their lives in the cause of Australian exploration, to pass through our town without e...