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TUESDAY, MAY 21. BESTIALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 25 May 1867
Toesday, Mat 21. BESTIALITT. WiViam Wtlson, aged 26, was again' placed in tbe dock, charged with having committed an unnatural offence at near Goolwa, on March 5: The prisoner pleaded not guilty, and was defended by Mr Strangways. This case was heard one day last week, when the Jury, after abont three hours' deliberation, wera unable to agree as to their verdict The evidence adduced on that occasion was recapitulated, and Police-trooper Moriarty deposed to tbe arrest of the nrisnner from certain information which be had received, when the prisoner said he was innocent of the charge. Mr Strangways then addressed the Jury in an able speech on behalf of the prisoner, submitting that there was no evidence npon which they could find him guilty of the abominable crime of which ho stood charged. His Honor having summed up the evidence, and laid down the law to the Jury, they retired to consider their verdict. After an absence of three hours and 20 minutes the Jury entered the Court, and on...
CENTRAL ROAD BOARD. TUESDAY, MAY 21. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 25 May 1867
CENTRAL ROAD BOARD. Toesoav Mat 21. [Abridged from the E-:glster.] 1'resent— Messrs A. lialletr, J.±\ (Chairman), VV. Everard, M.P., G. MeEwin, J.P., li. S. Kelly, J.P., H. E. Brigut, M.P., K. Rankine, J.P., and H. J. Andrews (Secretary). District Chairmen — Messrs T. Jones (KoudopariHga), T. Playford (East Torrens), and li. Sunmau (Port Elliot and Goolwa). South DisTRicr. The Superintending-Surveyor reported that con tract for new road near Polkinghorne's, Encounter Bay Branch, was satisfactorily completed. Amount of certificate, £502 16s. The following contracts were reported to be in satisfactory progress : — Willunga Branch, new road at Hindmarsh Valley. South-road, grubbing aud clearing road near Cape Jervis. South-road, new road at LeveriDgtou's, Rapid Bay. Bull's Creek-road, uew road at Currency Creek. Bull Creek-road, clearing road, Finniss Flat. South-road, new road at Glenburn, Rapid Bay. Bull's Creek-road, clearing near Finniss Flat. FJSXISS. The Port Elliot District Coun...
YANKALILLA DISTRICT COUNCIL. SATURDAY, MAY 18. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 25 May 1867
YANKALILLA DISTRICT COUNCIL. Saturday, May 18. Present — ah tne memoers except wr ruuand. Letter read from Mr J. Marshall, offering a devia tion of tbe road through his Section, 370. Clerk to reply, aud request him to open the road' at at present through said section. The greatest organ in the world, some old wicked bachelor says, is the organ of speech is Women, because it is an organ without stops. 248
THE LUNCHEON TO CAPTAIN EASTON. TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOUTHERN ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 25 May 1867
THE LUNCHEON TO CAPTAIN EASTON. TO THE EDITOR OP THE SOUTHEBJJ ARGUS. Sir — The letter in your last issue headed ' Tbe Proposed Dinner to Captain Eastoii,' and signed ' Port Victor,' contains such a number of misre presentations and insinuated calumnies, that it is impossible to let it pass without commeut. If your shoulder is rubbed in the street by a gentleman, you take no notice, but when one is unfortunate enough to come in contact with a sweep, it is advisable to brush off the results of the collision. T shall, there fore, take up the paragraphs of' Porti Victor's ' letter teriatim, and dispose of them as they deserve. His first paragraph insinuates that the ' caterers for the public dinner ' were the same as the givers of the luncheon. This is a misrepresentation. The private luncheon was contemplated before tbe public dinner was commenced or heard of by those who originated the luncheon. There was nothing done by the latter to prevent any number of public dinners being given....
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 25 May 1867
CORRESPONDENCE. JUnder this heading' we offer our readers an oppor tunity for the courteous and temperate discussion of local or general questions of public interest ; but we do not undertake to identify ourselves with the opinions of our correspondents. Letters must in all cases be accompanied by the name of the writer, not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee ot good faith. J -
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 25 May 1867
Aniusefnients. t o - n i g ' h t . POSITIVELY THE LAST APPEARANCE IN . THIS DISTRICT. 3 ASSEMBLY ROOM, VICTOR KABBOR. GRACE E G E S T O N (Mrs. &eo. Case), '\VilI appear as above this Evening, Saturaav, 25th ilay. for mcst positively the last time in this district, i STRATrfALHYN, Monday next, May 27. - Auctions MONTHLY SALES AT MIDDLETON. Wltf. HODGSON holds Monthly sales at Mid dleton on the First Friday in -*ery Month f HORSES, CATTLE, SHEEP IMPLEMENTS, NEXT SALE, JUNE 7, at 2. Parties having Stock or Articles for Sale are re quested to forward particulars if possible a weeS before the sale. WILLIAM GARDNER, TJORT ELLIOT AND VICTOR HARBOR, JL AcctioKEEn And Valuator, Salesman and General Commission Agent. Sales attended in any part of the Country. favors promptly attended to and executed with dispatch. JAMES CLOSE, . . f AUCTIONEER. AND VALUER, I STRATHALBYN, Attends Sales in any part of the Colony Insurance. ROYAL FIRE AND. LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY. Capital, £2,000,000. . ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 25 May 1867
rpHE SOUTHERN ARGUS ?*? And Strathalbyn, Wellington, Milang, Lang- ? linrne's Creek, Woodchester, Mount Barker, Echunga, Macclesfield, Bull's Creek, Clarendon, Noarlunga, Wlllunga, AldiBga, Selliek's Hill, Myponga, Nor mauville, Yankalilla, Eapid Bay, Cape Jervis, Inman Valley, Bald Hills, Hindmarsh. Valley, ? Encounter Bay, Victor Harbor, Port Elliot, Middle ton, Cuixency Creek, Goolwa^ and ' KIVER MURRAY ADVERTISER, a Weekly Journal of News, Politics, and Literature. Head Offices: I FflEELING-STBEET, PORT ELLIOT. Tr.rats of SuBscBir-nos (payable in advance) — Per Quarter, 4s. ; per Six Months, 8s. ; per Annum, 16s. ; or per Single Copy, 4d. ADVERTISING CHARGES. «ET Orders for Advertisements. Subscriptions:, or Job Printing will be received by any of tbe Local Apents, or at the Soviiiern Argus Offices, Freeling sticct, Port Elliot. The Scale of Charges for advertising in the ; Southern Argus is as follows: — For tbe first six lines ? 63. per line - For every additional lino ... 4d....
THE BRANDING IMBROGLIO. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 25 May 1867
THE BRANDING IMBROGLIO. We presume that ibe Hon. T. Reynolds is intensely disgusted at the way in which the Sydney Government has ' knuckled under ' to him. The wires had hardly ceased trem bling after the indignant remonstrance he sent through them last week, against the insult offered to the South Australian flag at 'Went- worth, when an humble and apologetic explanation is flashed back to him. New t South Wales presents her compliments, &c., &c, and begs to assure South Australia that no insult was intended in requiring South Australian goods to be branded ' S.A.' be fore they should enter New South Wales territory. It was a mere administrative precaution necessary to prevent confusion in keeping accounts with Victoria, and if South Australia prefers to do the branding at her own port of departure to having her goods un loaded for the purpose at Wentworth, New South Wales has not the slightest objection, but will be happy to render every assistance in her power. T...
SHIPPING. VICTOR HARBOR SHIPPING. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 25 May 1867
SHIPPING. VICTOR HARBOR SHIPPING. AKK1VED. Thursday, May 23 — CvuTfiiA, schooner, 65 ton's, C. Heath, master^ from Port Adelaide. R. Allen, [un., agent; Cargo— 1 pkp, W. Hodgson; 22 do, VV. D. Sweetapple; 10 do, Joyce; 5 do, G. Wright; f)4 do, D. T. Jones ; 1 do, Baidock ; 2 do, B. Allen ; 3 do, gmallaconibri ; 2 do, Gilbert ; 1 do, Born ; 40 lo, 1*. C. Creayer ; 5 do, Sumner; l0 do, Hawker; 12 do, Goode;*'24 do, Heggaton; 33 do, G. Eaton; 243 deals, Trigg; 32 pkgs, Johnson and Murphy; 1 do, E. Truslove ; 7 do, Uutton ; 52 do, Usbor ; 1 qr.-cask, D. T. Jones. SAILED. Tuesday; May 'll — Gem, cutter, 51 tons, Lfithaby, master, for Tort Adelaide Cargo— 360 bijj3 brau, W. and A. Bowman ; 2 pkg9, E. Cobuu. GOOLWA SHIPPING. SAILED. Monday, May 20 — Hooas, Kjenmor, and bargo, 159 tons, W. H. ltandiiH, master, for WVntwortli and Upper liivcrs. via Milang. Cargo— WRIi, .r- castes candles, 1 case cheeee, 6 caries oysters, 2 bases salmon, 6 cases mustard, 1 case codiM?, I case lomou peel, 1 ca...
PORT ELLIOT AND GOOLWA. SATURDAY, MAY 18. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 25 May 1867
PORT ELLIOT AND GOOLWA. BATDRDAY, MAT IS. Present — Messrs gunman (Chairman), B. Welch, and F. Turner. The Clerk was desired to write to the Central Road Board, and urge the importance of repairing and al tering the approaches at the junction of the new line with the district roads leading to Messrs McCoul and Kirby's sections, Hindmarsh Valley. It was also further resolved that the Board be requested to con tinue the metalling on the road near Section 91, Hindmarsh Valley, say eight or ten chaius further, with a view to metal over the deep sandy portion which abutts on the eastern end of tJie contract, A memorial was received from a number of settlers in Goolwa and Currency Creek interested in the road connecting these districts, askiug the Council to urge upon the Road Board the necessity of im mediately expending the money voted for the repairs. The Council requested the Chairman to wait upon the Board at their next meeting on the 21st, and re present the extreme importance of pu...
STRATHALBYN. Strathalbyn, May 21. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 25 May 1867
STRATHALBYN. I From our own Correspondent.! Strathalbyn, May 21. .rlentiral showers are 01 trequent occur rence, and are bailed with pleasure by the farmers. Mr and Mrs Case are about to visit us, and I have no doubt will be well received. A dinner was held last Friday, at the Masonic Hall, on the departure of Mr Coieman for England, 1 nave Deen snown a very neat nearse which has just been built by Mr McLow, coachbuilder, for the use of the district Our cavalry are busily engaged in pre paring for the review which is to take place on the 24th. One of the troopers got up very early this morning for the purpose of burnish ing his steel and fetting his other trap pings in unison therewith, preparatory to drill, and, having his equippage completed, rode his steed to the lake that the animal might slacken his thirst, but instead of which the brute commenced a reel, and in a short time disappeared with the gallant soldier 'neath the otherwise unruffled surface of Lake Alexandrina. Horse a...
ENCOUNTER BAY DISTRICT COUNCIL. MONDAY, MAY 20. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 25 May 1867
ENCOUNTER BAY DISTRICT COUNCIL. AIondat, May 20. rresent — ine Chairman, Messrs Polkinghorne, Maslin, and Stimson. Mr Lindsay brought survey work and draft notice, received further instructions, and promised to com plete the work as early as possible. Mr Polkinghorne reported culvert and approaches, Jnman Valley, in progress, and desired that logs might be placed to protect the bank of approaches. He also reported works at Ducknest Gullv in nro gress. He was requested to get the logs required. Deed box and contents examined and found correct, aud the Clerk was instructed to deposit it in the Bank. Mr Maslin stated he had found that the works ordered last meeting for road above Section 125 would be useless, and he had ordered a culvert to «**y water hctobs the road. Approved. ftead, copy of instructions to solicitor relative to by-laws. Approved. The by-laws were reconsidered and no corrections or additions made. The Clerk to seek instructions relative to agree ments for deviations o...
MEADOWS. Meadows, May 21. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 25 May 1867
MEADOWS. Meadows, May 21. The weather has now changed from fine to wet, and the farmers are busily engaged ploughing. The rain still continues to Ml steadily and the land is getting a thorough soaking. The roads are getting very heavy, especially those portions of the Gootwa main line between Clarendon and the Fiuniss, which are still usmetalled. A meeting was held m tbe Institute on Saturday, the 18th, with a view to form an amateur class, or rather to recusitate the old one, for the purpose of recitations, readings, &c. About a dozen joined the class, which is to meet weekly in the Institute for practice. May they succeed ! There was also a meeting of the Meadows Cricket Club held the same evening in tbe Institute, for the purpose of more thoroughly | organizing the club, when the names of 22 members were enrolled. It was further arranged that from the first of June each member should contribute to the club 6d. per month, that they should meet on the Meadows cricket ground...
FINNISS VALE. Finniss Vale, May 22. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 25 May 1867
FINNISS VALE. [From oar own Correspondent 1 Finniss Vale, May 22. The second soiree in connection with the Finniss Vale Institute was held in the school room on Thursday evening, lGth instant, on which occasion the Rev. James Maughan delivered one of his popular lectures, subject, ' The Testimonv of the Rocks to the Truth of the Bible.' The attendance was large. The President, E. J. VvallOW, Eioq., preaiuvu. iuk nxtuici wjio listened to with marked attention throughout, and at the close a hearty vote of thanks was accorded to the rev. gentleman. The weather is very stormy. Yesterday (Thursday) we were visited with a very heavy storm of thunder and lightning, but to-day it seems likely to clear off'. A large quantity of rain has fallen, which has enabled the farmers to proceed vigorously with their farming operations.
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. Melbourne, May 16. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 25 May 1867
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. I From the Adelaide Papers.] VICTORIA. Melbourne, May 16. George Searie, publican, of Ureafc-o -Day, and Josa Bellin, have been arrested for the taurder of Mr Burke. It is reported that there is a strong case against them. Steam ploughs were tried yesterday and to day at the Experimental Farm successfully. They ploughed seven acres in nine hours. Adelaide flour for shipment, £12 10a. ; Vic #i™:-i.r. pi i in* There has been a large sale of Port Mac Donnell wheat ; price withheld. Melbourne, May 17. The schooner Goldseeker, from Melbourne, vrith a full cargo, has been totally wrecked off Hokitika. Melbourne, May 20. Two revolvers, wrapped in a piece of an old shawl, sworn to have been in Searle's Hotel, one barrel of one revolver being discharged, were found by the black tracker 300 yards from Searle's Hotel. Eleven £1 notes were found in a chamois leather bag under a tree, also near the hotel, and are believed to be a portion of the notes stolen from Burke. It is ...
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. LATEST ADELAIDE MARKETS. [From our own Correspondent.] Adelaide, May 23. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 25 May 1867
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. LATEST ADELAIDE MARKETS. [From our own Correspondent-! Adelaide, May 23. CortS Marke'tV-^N© business will be doing to-morrow. Closing quotations to-day — Port, 4s. 3'?d. to 4s. 4d. per bostel: town, 4s. 2tL to 4s. 3d. Flour, no change, dull at i-10 to £11. Hat Market. — Market dulL Prices, j£3 os. tor best waeaten ; good mixed, xrl lus. Dairy Produce, &c. — Bacon, lid, j haras, Is. Id. ; Butter, fresb, Is. 4d., ditto, potted, Is. Id. ; eggs, 1b. 4d. -v Potatoes, per c?rt., 5s. -Jd. to 6s.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 25 May 1867
Houses and Land. -- JIO BE LET OR SOLD, SECTION 2111, near ; 77 r /Sf«,S™5albyn B^way. Currency Creek, 'L^?S?B \°9 &nd 129' toRT ELLIOT, aud i o, (JOOLW A. Apply to ARTHUR HARDY, 9*i King William-street, Adelaide. FOR SALE.— Three SECTIONS of LAND at BALD HILLS, Inman Valley, Nob. 282, 284, and 286, containing about 240 Acres; 100 Acres being cleared. Dwelling-house, Barn, Stable aud Sheds, and convenient Yards on the ground. Good Water abundant on each Section. For further par ticulars, apply on the spot to H. HEITMAKN. Public Notices. VICTOR HARBOR, PORT ELLIOT, AND GOOLWA TRAMWAY. Chief Secretary's Office, Adelaide, September5, 1866. J HIS Excellency the Govemor-in-Chief has been pleased to approve of the following SCALE of CHARGES at the Victor Harbor, Port Elliot, and Goolwa Tramway. By command. ARTHUR BLYTR, Chief Secretaiy. SCALE OF CHARGES. = g s.8 ?§** s,il s- g =il°istdsgi §. ^ ^ c am o ** 55 §?« *-» I § IS fs C- OR ? IT- S' °' S* g» G? ocooooooooo? Ratepermile, ^c...
WENTWORTH Wentworth, May 17. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 25 May 1867
WENTWORTH Wentwortn, Mav 17. A telegram from Dubbo says the Darling at Bourke is rising rapidly 8 or 10 inches a day. ''here are apprehensions of a flood, and the sheep are being removed back. The River Barwon is bank high. The steamer Culgoa is at Wentwortb. The Providence will leave Wentworth on Monday, Wentworth, May 20. Splendid rains on Darling from Wentworth to Fort Bourke. Steamers on Darling moving downwards. Four start upwards from bere on Wednesday.
MAXWELL V. MAXWELL AND WEST-CAR, DAMAGES £10,000. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 25 May 1867
MAXWELL V. MAXWELL AND WEST CAR, DAMAGES £10,000. The following singular case — ' Maxwell v. Maxwell and Westcar ' — has been tried in the Divorce Court, before the Judge-Ordinary and a special jury : — The petitioner, Captain Maxwell, formerly an officer in the regular army, and now the ad jutant of the East Ivent militia, married in May, i9uo, Aaetame r ranees, youngest aaugnter oi Major Stanhope Taylor. She had a fortune of about £500 a year ; and her husband settled both that and au estate of 170 acres of his own upon her. The marriage was one of affection, and none could have promised greater happi ness. The parties went to reside at Broadoak, in Kent, but they lived during the season iu town. The bride was described as a young lady of great personal beauty, but as being of a somewhat irritable temper, in consequence of a brain fever which she had early in life. The co-respondent, an officer in the Blues, was a gentleman whose admit ed income was ,£7,000 a year, and he lived at...