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NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 25 May 1867
NEW ZEALAND. The disturbance between the Provincial and General Government continues. A league has been formed at Auckland for the purpose of procuring a separation of the Nothern from the Southern settlements. The Provincial Government of Otago are about to endeavor to raise a loan of .£1,000,000 far public works.
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 25 May 1867
GENERAL NEWS. The ou'going English mail closes at the Genetal PoBt Office on Wednesday next, May 29. The Vidfarne and Salvia have both discharged their cargoe3 of railway iron, and are now loading wheat, being under charter for English ports — tbe former goss to Onkaparinga to finish loading, and the latter to Port Adelaide, The following regulation in reference to packages of South Australian goods, consigned up river to places within the Kew South Wales boundary, has been issued from the Customs department : — ' Customs, Port Adelaide, May 20, 1867. 'Notice is hereby given that every packajre of goods hereafter consigned up river to places within the colony of New South Wales must — to avert the dis charge ot the carrying vessel at Wentworth, in satis faction of a New South Wales Customs regulation — be very legibly marked S. A. in oil paint before shipment. ' Consignors are hereby apprised that the appoint ment of the undermentioned South Australian Cus toms officials, as Customs...
[From the Daily News.] [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 June 1867
[From tho Daily Nacs ! In a word, the public feeling goes along with the judicial interpretation of the law in deciding that adultery oiglit to be punished, but the law fixes that it shal be punished through the medium of damaprc?. When we have come to apprehend this, however, we may next reasonably ask whether the nature of the penalty la that which is best fitwd 1o produce the result we desire? It is plain lhat. at least, h does not equalize th position of the man or the woman. She is driven forth as a moral leper, cut off from all kindly intercourse, forbidden in the world's harsh code even the last refuge of the peni teut, the hope of beiug pardoned. But the man pays his money and is free. His name is no sound of reproach, his prospects are not blighted ; in some of the purest circles he may indeed find himself shunned, but he will pro bably think it a full equivalent that in other circles that are still called respectable he bears a species of tacit distinction. Equal justice w...
THE MAXWELL DIVORCE CASE. (Morning Star.) [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 June 1867
THE MAXWELL DIVORCE CASE. (Morning Star.) We do not often seek in tlie proceedings of the Divorce Court a subject of commentary. For the most part, indeed, these proceedings disclose nothing but a sickening history of guilt, which has not even the false lustre of romantic or sentimental interest shining on it. ... If we proceed to remark just now upon a case peculiarly painful and revolting, it is entirely because of the illustration it affords of LUC Dualize kuu uuaaitMAULVij nui&tug ui uoi law, and not because of any advantage which we think could arise from enforcing by com mentary the too obvious lesson taught by the case itself. We refer, of course, to the case of Maxwell against Maxwell and Westcar. The story may be very briefly told. Captain Maxwell and Mr Westcar were both military men — both men of means and social position — and they were friends. Captain Maxwell brought his young wife on a visit to Mr Westcar's, and Mr Westcar seduced her. The seduction was accomp...
POETRY. NEVER CAST A SHADOW. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 June 1867
POETRY. — — ? ? ^ ? , ? - NEVER CAST A SHADOW. By Lccinoa Elliot. ' Speak gently to the youpg— for they . Will have enough to bear-;. Pa=s through this life as best they may, ?i'is fall of anxious care.:I . Never cast a shadow O'-jr the soul of youth ; Leave it iti its trusting faith, Its UKuiiied truth ; Leave it with its buoyant hopes, us iuu|£ujg3 wuu auu ut^p , Let no mournful prophet-voice O'er its thrilling pulses sweep. Teach it not the lesson Of falsehood and of guile, With the traitor's hollow heart, And mocking lip to smile ; Tell it not in accents stern, Of the world's cold lore ; Oh, leave it— leave it yet awhile, On the Dream-laud's lovely shore ! Ye would not steal the richest tint From the glorious crimson rose ; Or the gem of price — that gorgeously In the jewelled circlet glows ; Ye would not make more wearisome The desert's burning way ; Or call the fiery tempest forth, On the tranquil summer day? Too quickly — oh, too quickly, The youthful one will learn. The step...
AMUSING. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 June 1867
AMUSING. Advice to Yousg Ladies. — The man who does. not take tea, illtreats tha cat, takes suuff, and stands with his back to the firs, is a brute whom we would advise you not to marry on any consideration, either for love or money, but decidedly not for love. But the man who, when tea is over, is discovered tc have bad none, is very sure tc make the beat husband' Patience like his deserves being rewarded with the best of wives, and the be-t of mothersin law. My dears, when you meet with Each t man, do your best to marry him. A flnem Htv — ' I wish von would Day & little attention to what I am saying, sir,' roared an irate lawyer to an exasperating witness. ' Well, I am paying as little as I can,' was the calm reply. A Scaffold Scese. I saw him on the scaffold stand, The rope bung dangling by ; No word spake he, but waved his hand ; No moan, no tear, no sigh ' He gazed around with anxious eye, On one his looks did fix ; Then in a thrilling voice did cry — ' Bill ! send, me ...
A YOUTHFUL ASSASSIN. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 June 1867
A YOUTHFUL ASSASSIN. f From the Home NeictJ, I The juvenile assassin Lemaire, whu, on December . 20, muriha-jd a laundress named Bainville, whom his j father was about to.m^rry, was brought to the bar of the Assize Court of the &iine to taki: his tr;sl a few days ago. The facts charged in the indictment were all admitted bythe prisoner with a cynical fr.iukuess 8lmo3tnnparalleled,and which caused athrill ofhorror in court. 'The prisoner lived with his father in a house in the Rue de Chartres, Paris, which belongs to tbe latter in fee simple. Lemaire senior is a lock smith, ai.d his son assisted him in the business. Ho was always an idle fellow; and when his mother died iu 1865 he satd, in answer to some observation of his father about the necessity of attending to business, that it would be easier now since there was one mouth less to feed. Last autumn Lemaire senior, though 63 years of age, determined to marry again. lie proposed to, and was accepted by, Madame Bainville, a...
BUILDING MATERIALS. RETAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 June 1867
BUILDING MATERIALS. BETAIL. £ s. a Deals, 9X3 ? 0 0 7£ Do, sawn, extra each cat ? 0 0 OJ Do, 11 X 3, solid ? 0 0 9* Do, do, sawn each cut ? 0 O 0| Battens, 7X3, solid ? 0 0 5 Do, do, each cut ? r 0 0 0J Cedar Board, per foot snper ? 0 0 8J Flooring Boards, T & G, 6 X H — 0 0 2J Stringy Bark, 3X2, 1 Jd, & 100 ... 0 10 O Do., 4 X 2, ^ 100 ? 0 14 0 Do, 4 X 3 ? O 17 0 Do, 6 X 1, l*d . ? 0 12 0 Zinc, t& cwt ... ? 2 10 0 Galvanized Iron cwt, ... 30s to 2 2 O Spouting, half round ^ foot, 5d to 0 0 6 Do, OG, ^ foot, ? 7d to 0 0 8 Lime $t bushel at the kiln ? 0 10 Do, do delivered ? ... 0 1 0 Palings, 5 feet, Lannceston ? 1 5 0 Do do, Hobarton ? 13 0 Laths, 3 feet, & 1,000 ? I 1 0 Do, 3 feet 6 inches, do ? 14 0 Cement, Portland ? 35b to 2 2 0 Mates, 24 X 12,^1,000 ? 17 0 0 Bricke, per 1,000 at the kiln ? . 10 0
THE MURDER OF MR BOURKE. Monday, May 20. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 June 1867
THE MURDER OF MR 1JOURKE. [From the Ballarat Correspondent of the Argus.] Monday, May 20. i here was general j*y manifested over the town last night whtn the news was brought in by the police that tbe gold and money taken from the murdered Mr Bourke, as also the pistols apparently used by the murderers, had been unearthed in- the paddock attached to George Searle's house. The iock-up and tho newspaper office were besieged by anxious persons. Unfortuuateiy the report brought in last night happens to have been exaggerated, inasmuch as no gold has been1 found; but the im portance of the discoveries made leave ample grounds for congratulation, and lead us to hupe that nic guiu vim jci uu uisuijt ereu. xlio puilce officers speak in the highest terms of the excellent feeling pervading the people of Break-O'-Day aud that neighborhood, as exhibited in their efforts to assist the police in discovering evidence to- convict the murderers; aad this was specially observable yesterday, when, taki...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 June 1867
Houses and Land. T°*?ECLET OR mUi, SECTION 2111, near ATTOTiurK^nr FauVav, Currency Creek, m T7&T« ^Tfe 109 Md 129» PORT ELLIOT, and 1 o, VrUUiiWA. Apply to ABTHUE HABDY, 94, King William-street, Adelaide. FOR SALE.— Three SECTIONS of LAND at BALD HILLS, Inmau Valley, Nos. 282 284! and 286, containing about 240 'Acres ; loo Acres being cleared. Dwelling-house, Barn, Stable and Sheds, and convenient Yards on the ground. Good Water abundant on each Section. For further par ticulars, apply on the spot to H. HEITMANN. Public Notices. VICTOR HARBOR, PORT ELLIOT, AND GOOLWA TRAMWAY. Chief Secretary's Office, Adelaide, vJ September 5, 1866. HIS Excellency the Govemor-in-Chief has been pleased to approve of the following SCALE of CHARGES at the Victor Harbor, Port El.iot, and Goolwa Tramway. By command, AETHUR BLYTH, Chief Secretary. SCALE OF CHARGES. ffliPir : £|fi *»!»(: 1 :::f:S:=H55. * °t ^5 °* S' S' ? S* ? 5'. ooooooooooo* Ratepermile, Moooia^oicioaw^ carriage only. caosoe*o*oN...
MOUNT BARKER. MONDAY, MAY 27. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 June 1867
MOUNT BARKER. Monday, May 27. Present — Messrs Bell (Chairman), Paltridge, Paterson, and Wedd. Clerk to apply to Central Road Board for a tracing of proposed new road from Mount Barker to Eehucga. Mr Wm. Randell applied for some gravel from the Old Reserve. Leave given, he not to leave any holes. Mr Grant to have a tree for the removal of it near Mr Hall's slip-panel. Mr Attwell to fence the other side of embankment at 6s. per rod. Clerk to write to Mr Hamlyn to tell him to put up a gate or slip-panel at his section. A ballot was taken, when Hr Wedd retired.
THE LAND LAWS OF QUEENSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 June 1867
THE LAND LAWS OF QUEENSAND. There the auction system, with its upset price of £1 per acre, is still retained. Iiut from this system there are excluded certain agricultural reserves, which the Government, at its discretion, is to proclaim in all suitable places, with a guarantee that half the ex tent of such reserve shall be continuously kept in excess of the demand. On these reserves the in rending /settler may purchase farms to the extent of 320 acres, at a fixed price of £1 per acre; the pur chaser of each farm being allowed to rent a con ll^UUUS JlllULLllCliL Ul IU1CC bl 1UC3 113 LJlUGlAb tti ITU. £f«5l acre, within a right of purchase within five years at £1 per acre. Thu3 the object of the Queensland law*— without either free selection or deferred pay ment — is to enable bona fide farmers to buy laud at £1 per acre, and to rent a further quantity with right of purchase. To graft this scheme upou the present land system of South Australia would no doubt be difficult; but it unqu...
FARMERS', GARDENERS', & VIGNERONS CALENDAR FOR JUNE. THE PLAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 June 1867
FARMERS', GARDENERS', & VIGXE RON'S CALENDAR FOR JUNE. [From Boothby's Book Almanack. 1 TBE PLAINS. The Farm. — Tilling operations should all be com pleted before the end of this month, as, generally speaking, the seed sown later affords a very in different yield. Lucern and other grasses may now be sown for pasture, Turnips for sheep, and Peas for pig-feed. Fences should be put in order, and the ground prepared for sowing live fences. Kitchen Gabdek. — Sow Carrots, TurnipB, Onions, Parsnips, Lettuce, Radishee, Peas, and Beans for late crops. Plant cut Cabbages and Cauliflowers. Trans plant Onions and Leeks. Dig tbe ground for sum mer crops, and keep the weeds down in all parts of the garden. Flower Gabdek. — Plant out all layers of Trees, Shrnbs, or Climbers of last season's layering. Con Shrubs, Climbers, &c- Bud and graft Roses. Oechaed. — Plant all kinds of Fruit-trees. Prune all kinds of Fruit-trees, removing dead wood and cross branches. Graft Almonds, Apricots...
NOARLUNGA. MONDAY, MAY 27. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 June 1867
NOARLUNGA. Monday, May 27. Present— The Chairman (Mr W. Oliver), and all the members. Letter from Crown Lands Office, iutimating that the appointment of Dr Smales as medical attendant to Destitute Poor had been approved. The Clerk to notify the same to Dr Smales, and furnish him with the necessary instructions. Letter from Mr R. Williams, asking for some repairs on District-road near his nronertv. To hf- inspected before next meeting. Letter from Rev. H. T. Burgess, asking for per mission to hold divine service in the district school room during the repairs to the Wesleyan Chapel. Permission granted, provided the duties of the school be not interfered with. Tenders to be called for supplying desks, &c, and removing water-closet at Believue schoolroom. The Clerk to write to the Crown Lands Office, respecting the alleged exchanges of roads, Sections 101, 102, and 112. Accounts passed for payment, £36 15s. 6d.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 June 1867
NOTICE TO HINDMARSH VALLEY SUBSCRIBERS. Mb. Hamlvn has been appointed agent for the Southern Argus at Hindmarsh Vallev, and any of our Subscribers who may wish us to forward their papers to his residence for them will please notify the same to us. Mr. Hamlyn will receive subscriber's names, sub scriptions, advertisements, or orders for job printing. PORT ELLIOT, SATURDAY, 1st JUNE.
DISTRICT COUNCILS. RAPID BAY. SATURDAY, MAY 18. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 June 1867
DISTRICT COUNCILS. RAPID BAY. Satukday, May IS. fresent — Ail. CommunicatioD received from Destitute Board, stating that Wm. Treleggan and three of Mary Hart's children would be admitted to the Destitute Asylum. Letter received from Crown Lands Office respecting deviations. Plan of deviations deposited by Mr Woodgate with the Council, to be forwarded to the Crown Lands office. The Central Road Board to he written to respecting the obstruction to the road between Sections 1515 and 1519. The Clerk to take out summonses against rate defaulters. Retiring members, Messrs Mackenzie, Christie, and J. Taylor. Receipts, £4 0s. 6d. ; payments, £9 9s. 5d.
THE INDUSTRIAL LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 June 1867
THE INDUSTRIAL LEAGUE. We have hitherto refrained from alluding to the coterie of frozen out shopkeepers in Ade laide who style themselves the Industrial League, because, not being able to say much good of them, we thought it would be more charitable and Christian -like not to say evil, if it could be avoided. Had they kept out of our way we would have been in no hurry to thrust our selves into theirs. But this expectation of ours is being falsified — the apostles of the League have not had the common sense with which we originally credited them — the common sense, namely, that would have saved them from the absurdity of trying- to force their opinions on a district whose sympathies and interests are totally opposed to them. Will it be believed that the circulars of the Industrial League are at this moment being circulated in this neigh borhood although the very existence of our port is dependent on the maintenance of free trade ? Will it be credited that city politicians have been ...
THE REVIEW. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 June 1867
THE REVIEW. The Volunteer Review took place on the North Park Lands, [at the foot of Montefiore Hill. The Government, with a liberality which had been wanting on former occasions, allowed the expenses of country troops of cavalry, and accordingly there was a larger and better gathering of mounted volunteers than at any former review. Unfor tunately, however, for the volunteers and the spectators, although fortunately for agriculturists and others, copious rains fell on Thursday night and Friday morning, which made the streets very muddy and the Review ground wet and slippery. At an early hour the streets of Adelaide assumed a bu ?y appearance, and the number of red coats and blue coats -which were to be seen lent a military aspect which is not often noticed. At 12 o'clock the populace, aud the volunteers also, began to move towards the Armory, where the companies were to assemble, and where al^o the royal salute was to be urea, xue .aueiaiae .arunery, wnu a nailery or lour guns, wer...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 1 June 1867
Auctions MONTHLY SALES AT M1DDLETON. TT~M. 1TODGSON lio-fls Monthly sales at Mid v * dl^ton on the First Friday in every Month -f JiOK.-j:S; CATTLE, SHEEP* IMPLEMENTS, Ki:XT SALE, JUNE 7, at 3, Parlies having Stock or Articles for Sale are re qiie-toii to forward particulars if possible a week before the sale. WILLIAM GAKDNER, T)OET ELLIOT AND VICTOR HARBOR, X ACCTIO-'EER ASD VALUATOR, Salesman and General Commission Agent. SaleR attended in any part of the Country. Favors promptly attended to and executed ?with dispatch. JAMES CLOSE, AUCTIONEER AND VALUER, STRATHALBYN, Attends Sales in any part of the Colony. District Council Notices. TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE DISTRICT COUNCIL OF ENCOUNTER BAY. SI R — We, the undersigned ratepayers of the District of Encounter Bay, respectfully request that you will call a public meeting of the inhabit ants of the District to consider the means necessary to be adopted for obtaining the COMPLETION of the ROADS in the township of PORT VICTOR and leading...