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POLICE COURT—CLARE. FRIDAY, JANUARY 20. [Before Mr. C. Kimber, J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 January 1871
POLICE COURT-CLARE. FEIDAY, JAUUABT 20. [Before Mr. C. Kunber, J.P.] Arthur Garraway Raby was charged with having in hie possession a pocket knife not reasonably accounted for. The i rieoner pleaded not guilty. Edward Smith, deposed : Knew the prisoner. Remembered seeing the prisoner in his house on Sunday iaet. Two other wen, named Volckmann and Matt, ekpt in his house on Saturday right. On Sunday morning Volck inann said he had loet two half-crowns from his pocket during the night* Malt said he hud lost two knives. Saw a brown-handled knife in Matt's possession on Saturday. It was very similar to the one produced. " Mappiu Bro ilers" were the makers. Gould not any where Matt was at present. Both said tbey thought the prisoner had taken the thing?. Had cautioned the prisoner against coming to his house. By Mr Kiu.ber-Gautionc-d him r.ot to come ae lie wag afraid he would take things away. Prisoner's time expired on Saturday, when he paid him, and told him to keep away. Francis Stac...
FAR NORTH. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS) MOUNT MARGARET, Jan. 16. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 January 1871
FAR NORTH. (FEOM OUB OWN COEEESPONDENTS ) MOUNI MARGABET, Jan. 10. As for news there is very little. We hare beard from the telegraph people. They were 120 miles out, all weiL I suppose we sball hear something more of them, as it is approach ing their time lor sending their first mail. Tliev are to have a mail every two months, fach feet ion sending back to the adjoining one Tor their own mail, so in that way every section does a turn in the mail carrying. Mr. Babbage is here surveying this end of Rou: sevelle's contract. He himeelf has jolt returned from a trip out to the west of Mount Murgaret range. He reports passing over some very fair country, bat discovered no spriegs, only rain weterholes several hundred yards in length and from 20 to 40 yards in width ; but by no means to be depended upon, except in good reasons like the present. Ho saw tremendous flocks of wild pigeons. When the birds ro6e it seemed as though a heavy cloud wag passing over the sun. Mr. Millner passed by he...
LOCAL COURT—AUBURN. THURSDAY, JANUARY 19. [Before Mr, J. Varley, S.M.] BLEECHMORE V. SOWTON. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 January 1871
LOCAL COURT-AUBURN. Thubsdat, Januaet 19. [Before Mr, J. Variey, S.M.| BtEEClIMOb £ T. SOWTON. C aim for £7 2a lid, money Lad and received to plaintiff's uee, and goods supplied. This caEe was adjourned from last Court daj to enable plaintiff to produce his books. James H. Blecchmore, Mintaro, said he produced his books in his own handwriting, aod proved the several items mentioned in the particulars of demand. The defendant ad mitted having received £5 4s on plaintiff's account. Nicholas Sow ton, defendant: Was atBleecli tnore'e at Mint era at ths time of Giles's sale Paid 16» to plaintiff for liis nealt>. Had paid Tees Oil plaintiffs account amounting to £118s. The charge of £1 Is in the eet-off was for drawing a mortgage at the plaintiffs request. The plaintiff was recalled end said he gave no instructions to prepare a mot tgage. De fendant sent a mortgage to liim, but it was re turned, as he (plaintiff) did ua approve of thr .eouritf. - - - By Sir. Gowcr, wbo appeared for the...
THE GOLDFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 January 1871
THE GOLDFEELDS. Digging is still being ca ried en in the same old fetyleat BaroB&a,in fcfce same old spots, and judging from appearances most parties are eatii-fLed with the result, of (heir labors, and geiia^llf .apesldng, the " undercurrent is satis faction.** Of course, here, as in all mining dutnct8, tbere are individual cases of misfor tune as of success. B-Jtne.claime, as previously reported, are turning aut well, end the returns sue most encouraging. The Green Hill, as usual, stands prominently forward, and COB tet)o!e party,.are -about the most fortunate. 1 must caj that this party deserve all tliey get, sod'gnat credit |a jdue to the holders for ttoejr untiring perseverance. Ttiey ha^ bwn at wok on this claim for over five months before they received any return whatever, l'he amount o> labor, time, and caeli that lias been expended by many parties is something almost; incre dible, and where I to chronicle all the casoe that liavo come under my notice of pereevtri...
POLICE COURT—AUBURN. THURSDAY, JANUARY 19. [Before Mr. J. Varley, S.M.] BLEECHMORE V. LOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 January 1871
POLICE COURT-AUBURN. THtTBSDAY, JiOTAET 19. fBefore Mr. J. Varley, S.M.] BLEECBHOBE V. XOCK. Henry Lock was charged with neglecting duty while in the informant's service. Be pit tided guilty, and was ordered to pay 10s fees and forfeit one week's wages. POLICE T. BYJEEL1E. George. W. JJverlie was charged with retail ing one bottle of brandy on the 26th December contrary to the tenor of his liccnse as a licensed storekeeper. Defendant pleaded guilty, and was fined the lowest penalty, viz,, £10, and £2 14s coats. BAltE T. GAME. This was a similar offence on the 15th De cember. Inspector Roe stated that he would with draw the information. Withdrawn. MALOITE V. HALO ire. Bartholomew Malone was charged, on the information of his wife, Ellen Malone, with de serting her end brr two children. The defendant was brought up on a warrant. His Worship 1 made an order for£l to be paid every 14 daynt
CLARE CORPORATION. MONDAY, JANUARY 23. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 January 1871
CLARE CORPORATION. MONDAY, JAKUAUT 23. _ Present-His Worship the M.a\or, Coon cillors IVls, Kelly, Powell, Treleaven, Har ner, and Crabb. The minutes of last meeting were 'read and confirmed. COE.KE6FONDElN'CE. -. . Read letter from IVstiluto iioard n>)alire to appointment of medical man to attend on the destitute poor within tlie Corporation boun daries at a salary of £9 per year. The Clerk informed the Council that be had Been Dr. Bain about tlie matter, and lie would undertake the duties required. Dr. Bain was then duly appointed. Head letter from Mr. Richardson, surveyor, complaining of the damagiug Te-narks tna~e by Councillors towards himself for not Attending to explain the plan. He considered it unrea sonable that he should be expccted to lose a day and a ba f to come to Clare on each a mis sion. : Councillor Fels maintained that Mr. Hiohardson, bad been iu Clare on o:e occasion when the Corporation met, and did not cjli. Councillor Ke ly eaid there was another plan iu ex...
ADELAIDE. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) January 25. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 January 1871
ADELAIDE. (fuom ottb own ooheebpondent) January 25. By the Californian mail Bishop Shiel, the Roman Catholic Bishop of Adelaide arrived in Sydney, end is expected here next week, Ae yet lie has spent but -very little time in hie dioct se, having since his appointment aa Biahop of Adelaide been twice called to Borne by his -uperiorB. I understand great preparations are being made by tiie Catholics for iiis reception. The vexpd question of the propriety or ol her wiee of lighting the city witli has been again raised. A public meeting for the discus sion of the eubji ct was heUl in the Town Hel! cn Monday night, His Worchip the Mayor presiding. A resolution favorable to lighting the city was carried by a large majority. If is intended to raise the nceesfarv funds by a tax of 2d on all tateable property; but when it is considered that- nearly if not all the lamps - 317 in number-ere broken to pircce by mis chievous boys, I question whether the eum which will be raised by the tax will be...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 January 1871
TO FARMERS. FOB SALE, after harvest, in blocks to suit purchasers, 16,000 ACRES of good Land, well watered, situate in the HUNDRED of CLARE, on and adjoining the HILL RIVER. Full particulars in future advertise ments. " CHAS. B. FISHER. SERIES OF MONTSLY MARKETSALES AT PIPER'S HOTEL, MINTARO. j OK SATURDAY, JANUARY 28, 1871,; At 2 o'clock. THOMAS owsswoeth will bold bis next Monthly Market at Mintaro for Sale of Farming Stork, Produce, &c., &c., as above. llorseg, Light and Heavy Farming Implements A quantity of Drapery Men's Clothing, &o. FOR SALE or LEASE excellent AGRI CULTURAL SECTIONS near the BURBA. Adjoining land always carried heavy crops. On one block of 1,200 acres, House and permanent Water. Other Sections unimproved. Railway Station distant 3 miles. A. H. FORDEB, R*drurh, Biirra. jjjjj O T I C IT. Tho SALE of Mr. VICIOUS EN'S LAND at Donnybrook, advertised to take place on the let February, is POSTPONED till Wednes day, 1st MARCH. ARTHTR KING &...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 January 1871
c L ABE STEAM FLOUR* AND CHAFF MILLS, CHARLES KIMBER, Pbofeietoe. Flour, Bran, Pollard, Cbaff, and Cruebed j Com always for sale. [4 j JAMES GEEES W, O O D,j CHEMIST, AND DRUGGIST, BOOKSELLER, STATIONER,| AMD NEWS AGENT. MAIN STREET, CUBE.  E. AMD C. BECKMANN, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL BUTCHERS AND SAUSAGE MAKERS. . . C* ARCHITECTUS, LABOEUM PRINCEPS. ROBERT R. PAGE (from London), ARCHITECT, ARTIST, GENERAL 8UR- ] VEYOR, akb COMMISSION AGENT, CliABE. I M B E R Y A R D Kikg STREET, Aubuiin. 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, &c. KING STREET, AUBURN. WATERVALE AND HOYLETON.- j ISAAC MILNES, Saddler end Har nees Maker, having opened a branch liueine-s at Ho\leton, adjoining Mr. G. Brain's. corn will be conducted by Ms brother, IL^flltfes,beg8 tothank hie Customers for their ;liberjrt sbpport daring the past three y&lt;grg, and Itojpieilrf strict attention...
COMMERCIAL CLARE. "Northern Argue," office, Thursday evening, January 26. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 January 1871
COMMERCIAL, CL.UIE. " Northern Argue," office, Thursday evening, January 26. Wheat, 3s 7d to 3* 8d Flour, 23s per bag " £9 IOj per ton Bran, 8d to lOi per bushel Pollard, Is per bushel Chaff, 3b 6d per cwt. Fresh butter Is 2d per lb Potted butter, none Eggs, 5d per doz Bacon, 91 per lb Ham, XOd Lard, Cheese, colonial, 6d; English, le 7d Potatoes, 7s per cwt. Onions, Id per lb There is not much wheat offering for eale, although considerable quantities are being stored. The price ranges from 3s 6d to 3s 9d, the latter price being offered for large parcels of t'.e beet sample. AtJBUHN. January 26. Wheat, 3s 9d Flour, 24s per bag Potatoes, 7a Bread 4d Sutter, Is (wliolcsalfc) Egg?, 5d ADELAIDE. January 25. Wheat, 4s 6d Flour, £10 15s to £12 10s
FAIR BUT FALSE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 February 1871
PAIR BUT FALSE. Beauty, frankness, and apparent amiability may be but the disguise of one in whose breast throbs the heart of a demon. It is not easy to judge of a person's character by the quiet unas suming- demeanor of his countenance, a thousand proofs to the contrary have quieted the pretentions of physiogno mists, and all are bound to candidly admit that the face contains no index of the heart. The tale I am about to relate will satisfactorily prove this fact. Edith Woodhouse had lived to be 20 years of age before anyone condescended to throw his heart before her. This was owing to the acknowledged peculiarity of her disposition, which was known to be of a nature which men could not endure, and, therefore, none sought to make her the partner of their lives, until Norman Charlton fell in love with her. Not living in the immediate vicinity^ of the town, he had not heard the damaging reports which were cur rent respecting Miss Woodhouse's tem per; hut love is proverbially blind, w...
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the "Government Gazette," Jan. 26.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 February 1871
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the "Government Gazette," Jan. 26-) CANOWTE, P, O'Donohue-Brindlo bullock, ES near rump, star in forehead,, cock home, white belly, near and off flanke white, near eye blind, top of tail white. To be sold February 20. WHIT WART A, J. Brooks-Dark brown or black pony horse, saddle marked, shod, bell and strap on neck, like 3 near shoulder,' » or conjoined off shoelder. To be sold Feb ruary 20. KOOEINGA, H. E. Jfaenamra-Bay mare, star; bay mare, star, speckled back, JT near 6houlder, like B off shoulder ; bay fiHy, blaze, hind feet white, 213 off shoulder, z> off neck. To be Bold February 20. MELBCSE, C. Yates-Black cob, JW near shoulder; dark rcan filly, A near shoulder, XI near neck; bay horse, black points, collar matked, star and streak in face, like writing KB conjoined near shoulder; ckesnut horse, blaze in face, off hind foot white, j with like blotch over near shoulder, s off shoulder; bay mare, black points, collar marked, small etar, like writing ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 February 1871
,To Piceeb ONIONS.-Pick a couple quarts of the smallest sized white round onioas; give them a scald in very strong salt and Water, just letting them boil; then strain, and put the onions into jars and cover with the best white vine vinegar. After standing a couple oF days pour off the vinegar, and boil for half an hour together with two or three chillies or a email spoonful of Cayenne pepper, a dozen or so of clovca, an ounce of whole ginger, and a couple of ounces of mustard seed. Four the liquor orer the onions when boiling hot or when cold, as some prefer. DELUDE AGEJfCT. NOTICE.-Mr. G-. Dean is no longer au thorised to receive money or transact business on our account. We have appointed MESSES. SMART, WEBB, -& CO., of Gresbam street, our A CENTS in Adelaide, with full power to re ceive advertisements and settle accounts. A. & H. H. TILBROOK. Northern Argus office, Clare, January 19,. 1871. EDUCTION IN ADVERTISING CHARGES. The attention of the business population ...
The Northern Argus. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1871. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 February 1871
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1871. THERE is every reason to believe that one effect of the present prolific harvest in the North will be to cause an increase to the agricultural population of these parts. Farmers who during the last few years have maintained a precarious existence upon the almost exhausted lands of . the South will -naturally be attracted by the glowing reports of abundance, and induced to throw up their present holdings and seek a new field of enterprise in the virgin soil of the North. There are many who seem to think that agricultural settlement has about reached its extreme limit in the North, .but. the present season seems like a practical refutation of such a theory. Some - of the heaviest crops have been gathered on the border lands where the agricultural and squatting elements have been brought into colli sion. Lands which a few years back were looked upon as the undisputed dominions of the squatter are now occupied by flourishing farmers. This land of thing1 M ill n...
RHYNIE. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) January 30. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 February 1871
HHYJVIE. (FEOJT OTTE OWN COKBESPONLtENT.) January 30. The wheat is pouring in pretty freely now, and the harvest in at length nearly over. The crops of coarse are above the average, but a great deal of wheat bas been lost through tbe unfavorable weatlicr. Our neighbors up at Undayla held a meet ing the other night for the purpose of ap pointing a teacher in the place of Mr. Grey, and the result was, I believe, that they broke up between 1 and 2 o'clock in the mcrLing, each man determined to appoint a schoolmaster ior himBelf. Two tcachira have already been appointed in this manner, and have commeuccd operations. I saw an Undalya man yesterday who says that the people of Ui.duha have built a chspn! principally becausetbey intended it for school purposes, and also a teacher's resi dence ; and now that the place is all complete, the; Bible Chriptisns have appointed one of their own flock in epile of the residents who are principally concerned. Hy-Oie-bye, I be lieve tl ere «rc scavcly ...
ATHLETIC SPORTS AT AUBURN [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 February 1871
ATHLETIC SPORTS AT AUBURN The athletic Bports, which were postponed on the 31st December on account of the in clement weather, came off on Saturday List, on the flat to the Bouth-east of the townBhip. The weather, though not all that could be desired, was as pleasant as could be expected consider ing the season of the year. There were about 200 visitors oil the ground during the after noon, including a considerable number ol ladies. Mr Bleechmore had a refreshment booth and stand erected, which seemed to be well patronised. The sports passed off very satisfactorily, most of the events being closely contested. The lion's share of the stakes fell to the lot of Mr H. Walton, jun., of Clare, who succeeded in carrying off the two highest prizes. The Committee are entitled to great praise for b wing placed such an excellent pro gramme before the public, and carried it out in so successful a manner. Arthur King, Eeq. J.P., performed the duties of Judge, and llr Jos. Mellor acted as Starter...
ADELAIDE. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) February 1. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 February 1871
ADELAIDE. (EROM OUB OWH CORRESPONDENT) February 1. It ib unusual for a magistrate to express an opinion foreign to law, more especially to call in question any peculiar characteristic of re ligior. But last Wednesday Mr. Beddome, in dismissing a roan charged with playing at a game of chance in the Eastern Market, said " that the defendant was no wofee than those who adopted similar means for raning money for religious purpoees at bazaars." It is un fortunately too true that at aome bazaars the most iniquitous methods of obtaining money are adopted, such as lucky bags, ruffles, post offices, &c., and it is a pity that any denomina tion should be led to uBe such means to obtain money. A simple sale of goodB none can con demn ; but these games of chance should not be indulged in. It is to be hoped that His Worship's hint will be taken by those to whom it refers. On tl:e same day three of Cobb & Co.'e mail* drivers were charged with using horses that were unfit to be wor...
THE GOLDFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 February 1871
TfiE GOLDEIELDS. There is bat little to report npon thii weei. Tilings are still wearing a bright appearance. Green Hill continues to be the favorite locality. CosteUo, McRobio, and Haines are still doing the right thing, Victoria Hill and the Deep Lead are pretty well smothered, the last two crushiuga from that part of the diggings being bad, has seriously damaged it. Mr. 3T. Stone and party wliilo working the old ground on Victoria Hill, had a narrow escape from being crushed by a quantity of cement falling upon them ; fortunately the accident proved harm* iee«. The crashers are at work ; Sritcher'a is uuder repair, but keeps at work. I heard that the new crustier was about stopping; a G-awler gentleman informed me that there were great alterations about to be made in it. Melville's rush is going ahead, two more partieB having struck gold.-" Bunyip" correspondent.