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THE HAYMARKET REVELS. HORRIBLE, BUT TRUE. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 14 January 1879
THE HAYMARKET BEVELS. HORRIBLE, BUT TRUE. It is high, time that steps were taken to pufc an end to the infamous carnival which, at each recurring midnight, reigns in the Hay^ market and its neighborhood. Some years ago Mr. Knox won a name for himself by the promptitude and rigor he- displayed in enforcing a wholesome police regulation against the loose women who turned a -whole ' locality into a pandemonium. The inflexible severity of the magistrate succeeded, and at the time of his death the Haymarket and the adjoining sections of Piccadilly and Began t sfcreet were reduced to something lite the order reigning in other leading thoroughfares of the metropolis. Past men and women did, indeed, congregate in the neighborhood, but their behavior, if not decorous, was less of a public scandal and an outrage on decency than previously. Their worst vagaries were repressed, and the terrors of fine and impri sonment put a decided check on the coarse and importunate solicitations of abandoned...
CORRESPONDENCE. KAPUNDA MAILS. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 14 January 1879
COBRESPONBENCE. KAPUNDA MAILS. TO THE EDITOB. Sir—After -waiting for coi-respondence from Adelaide by the train which arrives here at 10 o'clock a.m., I was anxious to return to Adelaide by the 10.20 a.m. train, but firstly I wanted to know if there were any letters for me. The postman, whose duty it is to get the mail bags when the train arrives, stays until the train leaves again instead of going at once to the Post-Office and sorting the letters, so as to allow any person to re turn by the early train who has business to attend to. I must say that the postal authorities are very quick in delivering the letters, but the detention is eaus'ed at the railway station. I hope some one who'has experienced the same as I have will write more about it, for I really think it is too bad on the postman's part to stay when he knows what business letters claim. I in no way wish to blame the young man, be cause I think he has orders to look to the late letters; but surely one can take the letter...
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 14 January 1879
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. WTRR,ABABA (nearest Post Office, Wirra- . bara), J. F. Matthews, Poundkeeper—One red and white cow, like JN over near shoulder,-^ear-marked ; one red and white bull calf, near ear swallow, like G-W over near back;: one strawberry and white heifer, if branded not visible; one red and white cow, like G-W over W near shoulder, t-s G- near rump; one white steer, ear marked, like K near shoulder, H near ribs ; one biindle bul lock, big lump on off shoulder, ear marked, like near rump; one 6moky coloured bullock, like S off rump, like P near ribs: one red and white steer, like T near ribs ; one red and white bullock, like P.O. off rump, ear marked; one strawberry bullock, like S off rump, like P near ribs, like M-Tf- near ribs. "Will be sold January 21, at noon. HUNDRED OF HAifSON (nearst Post Office, Kooringa), John Peak, jun., Pound keeper.—One chestuut horse, white stripe down face, snip on nose, collar-marked, like over Z near shoulder. To be sold Jan. 20, at noon....
DISTRICT COUNCILS. BELVIDERE. Wednesday, December 25. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 14 January 1879
DISTRICT COUNCILS. BEI/VXDEEE. Wednesday, December 25. 2So quorum. Monday, January 6. Present—All but Cr. Jericho. Letter read from ' Chairman of the Destitute Board, in forming Council that the tender of Mr. Jas. Coot, of Kapunda, for supplying rations to destitute'persons in district had been accepted. From Local Soad Board, Central District, in Tefeience to bridge over Hirer Light on the Kapunda and Truro main road. M. Cahalan informed the Council that he was compelled to give up contract 415 on Poole's road 5 re solved that Cr. Beddan and Overseer arrange and get temporary crossing made on said road as soon as possible. Overseer reported having got repairs done on Lockton's road for £4 10s., and ruts filled on Koonunga-road for 15s. M. Cahalan allowed £6 for extra work on contract 442, finished satisfactorily. Re ceipts, £8 4s.; payments, £112 16s. Id.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 14 January 1879
NOTICE. A New Quarter commences with the present number. Terms of Sub scription—4s. per quarter if booked, or 3s. 6d. if paid within the first fort night from the commencement of the quarter. It is requested that imme diate notice be given at this office of the late or non-delivery of the paper. January 3, 1879. : £JAUTION TO THE PUBLIC. PREVENTION OF FERE. Chief Secretary's Office, Adelaide. 1st November, 1878. The attention of the Public is directed to the provisions of the Bush Fires Acts, No- 18 of 1864, and 15 of 1874 ; all Police-constables and Crown Lands Bangers haying received strict instructions to take proceedings and re- . cover penalties for offences under - the said Acts. The following are offences under the Acts—■ 1. Burning stubble between 1st November_ and 31st January, unless between 4^andl0.m the afternoon, or during hours fixed by District Councils ; or without -giving, neigh bours one day's notice ; or without ploughing or clearing at least three feet round insi...
KILKERRAN. [From our own Correspondent.] January 4, 1879. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 14 January 1879
E2LKERRAN. fFrom our own Correspondent.] January 4, 1879 On New Year's Day a public tea meeting took place at the farm of Messrs. Gordon and Phillips" iii' connection with the ' Congrega tional Churcli of this place, but owing to the excessive heat in the afternoon the attendance was not nearly as large as was expected. The people about the town did not much care driving out in the heat and dust, whilst fanners took advantage of securing such a fine reaping day. The tea was held in a large booth erected expressly for the purpose. The trays were provided by Mesdames Moody, Gordon, Pillips, Jackson, and the display of eatables was a credit to the ladies. In the evening a meeting took place, presided over by the Bev. J. J. Xuhn, when a Buitable address and the proceeds of the tea were handed to the pastor, the Her. R. W. Bayley, as a new year's gift. The fanners are still busy pushing ahead with their reaping. Many of the crops to the disappointment of the owners are proving almost a c...
The Kapunda Herald. TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 1879. THE UNCERTAINTY OF FARMING OPERATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 14 January 1879
Wijt Istapuirtra TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 1879. THE UNCERTAINTY OF FARM ING OPERATIONS. Within the last few days informa tion has reached us from portions of our own district, as well as from other parts of the colony, leading to the belief that the average yield will not be anything like so good as had been anticipated. Experience in judging the probable yields of paddocks of wheat has this year gone for nothing. Crops which looked exceedingly well to the eye have turned out miserably poor, whilst others which appeared likely to give an inferior yield have turned out far better than was ex pected. And these various results ap pear to have accrued, as far as can be seen, without rhyme or reason. One paddock has yielded a good crop ; the next, with precisely similar land, and equally well tilled, has not been worth reaping. And in our o wn district we know of several cases in which really energetic and liberal farmers —liberal, that is in the mode of dealing with their land—have had to s...
MELBOURNE. [From our own Correspondent.] January 8, 1879. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 14 January 1879
MELBOURNE. pFroni our own CorreBpondent-3 January 8, 1879. You will have been wondering what lias become of your erratic " own correspondent" in this part of the world. Do not alarm your self, however. I am worth a good many j dead men yet. But if you recollect I warned you that I was going to take it easy for a bit. j Don't imagine that you are going to be the | recipient of a long letter even now, for this i will be only a kind of preliminary canter just 1 to see how the harness fits. Well, in the first j placa, although rather late in the day to wish you and (to quote your Adelaide correspon dent) your~fciiousand6 of readers a happy and prosperous new year I do so. Judging from jthe reports I notice in your Adelaide papers, I should think the New Year will be a fairly prosperous one for you. Your crops seem, to be tolerably (fair, your wool industry improving, whilst here in many parts of the country the wheat and other grain crops are a total failure, owing to either rust or rab...
REUTER'S TELEGRAMS BOMBAY, January 7. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 14 January 1879
REUTEH'S TELEGRAMS BOMBAY, January 7. Mr. Forster, speaking at Bradford, severely attacked tbe foreign policy of the Govern ment, and hoped that tlie results of the next elections would be a condemnation of an j Imperialistic policy which might lead the J whole world into war. i LONDON, January 8. j The depressed state of trade throughout . the country is causing a general movement for the reduction of wages. Numerous strikes are occurring. No less than 1,500 employes of the Midland Railway have struck work. Lord Beaconsfieldis suffering from a severe attack of gout, but is progressing favorably. ST. PETERSBURG-, January 8. The plague is raging and increasing at Astrachan. The Russian authorities are taking the most vigorous measures to localise the outbreak. The semi-official Agence Eusse confirms the statement that Shere-Ali, the Ameer of Afghanistan, has entered Turkestan unat tended by any troops. BOMBAY, January 10. General Roberts has successfully attacked and completely defea...
GAWLER. [From our own Correspondent.] January 9, 1879. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 14 January 1879
&AWLER. [From our own Correspondent.] January 9, 1879* The Linda Illusion was not very well patronised. We had the U.S. Minstrels here two nights. They did not receive the sup port they deserved, the ball being scarcely half filled each evening, notwithstanding the splendid programme presented. Snbscription-lists in aid of Captain Tres trail, who was such a he-ivy loser by the late fire, have been opened, and over £100 have been collected. .Although sufficient may be gathered to help liim considerably, it will be impossible to get all that he lost. He was the owner of a number of curiosities of various kinds which he had been years collect ing, besides the greater part of the instru ments belonging to a brass band, of which that gentleman and his sons were members. The origin of the fire is, as is usual with bush fires, unknown.
LOCAL TELEGRAMS. [From our own Correspondent.] Adelaide, January 13, 3.40 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 14 January 1879
LOCAL TELEGKBAMS. [From our own Correspondent.] Adelaide, January 13, 3.40 p.m. Quotations for wheat are—Large shipping parcels, 4/9 ; small lots, 4/8. The Station-master at Powell's Creek reports the arrival of Messrs. Faience, Briggs, and Hedley, the Queensland explorers. Sir James McCulloch arrived from Mel bourne to-day. Melbourne telegrams report the accounts about the Kellys as conflicting. They stuck up Younghusband's station on Friday for provisions, the police being unaware. Four were tracked to Hay, but were found to be only shearers. Favourable reports have been received respecting the Watts River as supplemen tary to the Yan Yan water supply.
HAMILTON. [From our own Correspondent.] January 13, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 14 January 1879
HAMILTON. [From our own Correspondent.] January 13, 1878. The New Year has commenced here with several unusual events. On New Year's Day a fire occurred at the rear of Mi\ G-. S. Tur ner's store, burning the pigstye and pig, and but for the prompt assistance of _ the neigh bours the haystack would have gone also. The only cause that can be suggested for its origin is that a few days previously the packing out of some cases was thrown in for bedding, and it is thought some loose matches must have been amongst it. On the 5th another fire broke out, burning sheds and pigstye j no other damage was done. At about a quarter past 5 yesterday (Sun day) evening, a very severe shock of an earth quake was felt here; it lasted from three to five seconds, and seemed to go North-East. It resembled the noise of a train and was felt for several miles round. The Jharvest is just about finished. The average will not be so much as was expected a short time ago, but still it is not worse than other pla...
OUR CITY LETTER. [From our own Correspondent.] Adelaide, January 11, 1879. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 14 January 1879
OTTB CITY LETTER. £From our own Correspondent.] Adelaide, January 11, 1879. People in business are accustomed to hear all sorts of excuses made by those who are unable or unwilling to meet their liabilities In the " Bed Rust year" the excuse was the failure of the crops; at the time of the Franco-Prussian War, that even furnished an excuse to some ingenious debtors ; and at the present time the failure of the City of Glasgow Bank is a prolific source of excuses for any want of punctuality in payment. I j applied to a man the other day for a small amount, and he at once replied " Oh 1 its no use your coming to me now, tbis City of Glasgow Bank going—I said " What I are you a loser?" " Well," he said, " not directly, but it has made money awfully tight, and business is very dulL" This is all very well for a yarn, but I really believe that the failure of that Bauk has, like a huge mass of rock tumbled into a lake, disturbed its wares to ' tlie farthest shores. I believe it has to some ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 14 January 1879
TO-MORROW (Wednesday), January 15. AT TWO O'CLOCK. A$ THE INSTITUTE HALL, KAPUNDA. IMPORTANT LAND SAT/E COLES & GOOBCEILD are favored -with, instructions to sub mit to public competition, at the Institute Hall, Kapunda, on W ednesday, Jsnusij 15, at 2 o'clock, the following valuable freehold properties:— Lot 1-—-Under instructions from Mr. Died rich Borman, who is leaving the dis trict— All those Very. Valuable BLOCKS of LAND, being PART SECTION No. 10 and SECTION No. 262 HUN DRED of liIG-HH?, containing in all 350 acres or thereabouts. This Farm is well Fenced, and situate about four miles from Kapunda and one and a half miles from Ford's Railway-Station. There ate two good Wells withspendid supply of fresh, water, Souse, Stables, and all neces saiy outbuildings. The vendor reserves the right to sell in one or more lots as may be deemed advisable at time of sale. For Terms, &c., apply to the Auctioneers. hot 2.—Under instructions from Mr. Patrick Gobrty, whipiB leav...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 14 January 1879
Business Directory; KAPU1VDA. BEEWSTER, B., Wine, Spirit, and General Merchant, Brewster's Build ings, Mairi-sfcreefc. Agent for Salter's and sther Wines. TVENHAM, W. EL, Solicitor, Notary -13 Public, &04 Main-street. Money to lend on property under the, Real Property Act, or otherwise, at lowest rate of interest. TVBUCE, JOHKT A., Auctioneer, 13 Land, Loan, and General Commission Agent. Monej to Lend' in large or small TYlTMBBEdk, THOMAS, Tanner U and Ganier, near Morniiig Star. Le&therof. every1 description on hand and to order. Bairk, Bides, and Skins, &c., bought. TWUMBBEOK, WILLIAM, Tanner XJ and Comer, Burrs-road, (late Smith's). Bark, Bides, &c., bought, Leather on sale or to order—first quality. A W'CETT'S SOOTHING POWDERS, for Children Teething. Soldin Packets a.t One Shilling ; or by post for Seven Stamps. Address, R. Fawcett, Chemist, Kapunda. GMEISTER, j., Pianoforte. Tuner, Beck-street. Harmoniums and other Musical Instruments Tuned and R...
COMMERCIAL. ADELAIDE CORN MARKET. [From our own Correspondent.} January 13, 1879. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 14 January 1879
COMMERCIAL. ADELAIDE CORN MAEKET. [From our own Correspondent.} Januarv 13. 1879. There is not much alteration to report in business since our last. Prices at present continue tolerably firm at 4/8 for shipping parcels of wheat at Port Adelaide. Country flour £10 10/; town brands £11 5/. Bran 1/. ♦> "Kapunda Herald" Office, January 13,1879. Wheat—4/4. Hour .. Bran .. Pollard Hams .. Bacon .. Cheese . Eggs . Butter Wholesale. Retail. . £10 10/per ton 24/ per bag . 1/2 per bush. 1/3 per bush . 1/5 1/6 . /8 per lb. /10 per lb. . /7 " /9 " .. /6 " J8 .. /10 per doz 1/ per doz. .. /10 « 1/ «
MAIL NOTICES. Post-Office, Kapunda. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 14 January 1879
MAIL NOTICES. Post-Office, Kammda. Mails close at this Office as under— For Adelaide and intermediate places, 6.45 &.m., 9.45 a.m., 4.5 p.m., and 6.30 p.m. For Eudutxda and Morgan at 10 a.m. For Allandale, Hamilton, Marrable, Saddle wortli, and places on the Burra-road at 10 p.m. daily. . For Bagot's Well at 10.20 a.m. For St. John's and Koonunga on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, at 10.50 a.m. Mails arrive at this office as under :— From Adelaide and intermediate places, at .5 a.m., 1.36 p.m., and 7 p.m. From Eudunda and Morgan at 6.40 p.m.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 17 January 1879
JJELINQITISHING BUSINESS. W. WATERS, Whilst thanking the Public of Kapunda for past liberal support, begs to inform them that he has now determined on RELINQUISH ING- BUSINESS; and -with a view to the SPEEDY CLEARANCE of the STOCK (consisting of DRAPERY, GROCERIES, BRUSH W ARE, &c.)> he has marked them down to ADELAIDE COST. Remember the Address— W. WATERS, GERERAL STOREKEEPER, 99c Mildred-street, Kapunda. APUNDA DERATED WATER K AJTD CORDIAL MANUFACTORY. H. SYMONS Is . NOW, PREPARED to execute . with Promptness and on the BEST TERMS all orders for SODA WATER, LEMONADE, GINGER BEER, and every description of CORDIAL. Oilers by post or telegram promptly , at tended to, and forwarded to all parts of the Colony. FACTORY—MAIN-STREET, KAPUNDA. 84c w HAT IS THE TIME ? :The. above is a queslion very often asked, but seldom answered correctly. One answer, however, is that it is TIME You had a 7 From W. JONES, J UN., Corner:of MAIN AND BECK STREETS, KAPUNDA, Where none but the Best ...
BROADBRIM'S PARIS LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 17 January 1879
BROADBRIM'S PARIS LETTER. Paris is in it® glory; the great fashipnable world that returned to us with the " opening of October, hare now become comfortably established in their homes j once more the" busy note of preparation 1 for; jfetes, ball' routes, and receptions, is heard, all along the' line, and the G-ilflorys, the Malaprops and the. Squilles are anxiously.awiiting^the invitations which will bring joy "to their own little souls and carry dismay in to the camps of their dis appointed neighbours. - large appropriations have been made by the Government to enable the different "Ministei-s to sustain the charac ter of" the' Republic; hospitality is a business as well as a pleasure, for they seem to under stand that no one man or dozen men should be called Tipon to become the. hosts of a na tion, and that generosity is one of the sub limest of human virtues, if you do not have to Soot the bills. One hundred thousand franeswas the sum. appropriated to each Minister to enable him to...
LOCAL TELEGRAMS. [From our own Correspondent] Adelaide, January 16, 4.30 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 17 January 1879
local telegrams. [Prom our own Correspond! nt ] Adelaide, Januaiy 16, 4.30 p Melbourne telegrams report that a number of grape vineB were seized at Echrica yeste - day by the Customs authorities, under trie provisions of the Act for the suppression of phylloxera. The Wallaroo Mill was luned down early this -morning. The engine and boiler ■were saved. The loss is partly- covered by insurance. The "wheat outside and the out buildings were also saved. The Government land sale, to-day was largely atten.led, and the lots at Port Ger ' mein sold "w^ll: The Committee oftlu1 fiojal Agricult urnl Society, "were encaged to-day comparing show ■wines with Ca^ ifprnian samples brought over . by Mr. Caleb jPeaeock, M.!P. The verdicts "generally favour our wines.