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NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 16 April 1869
KEW SOUTH WALES. A woman of bad character, named Marv Macdonald, has been found dead «/ / in a house in Druitt, and from the ap pearance ef the body it is suspected that she has been murdered. The New South Wales Government has remitted two months from the term of six months' imprisonment to which Mr. George Darby was sen tenced on account of the share taken by him in the " tin-ketiling" of a newly-married couple last year, at Howlong-. Mr. Darby has now been set at liberty upon paying the line of £20, to which he was also sentenced.
THE WESLEYAN MUTUAL IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION. (To the Editor of the NORTHERN ARGUS.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 16 April 1869
THE WESLEYAN MUTUAL IM PROVEMENT ASSOCIATION. (To the Editor of the JKOETHEEU- AEGUS.) Sir-For a long time past, the young- men of Clare have wished for a Mutual Improvement Association of some kind, and until about ten months ago, it was " all talk and no work" simply because there were not any who would take it upon themselves to start one. But about the time referred to above, a few young men resolved to set to work immediately and form a few rules for the proper working of the association, which was done; and it only required a very short time to show how much it was required, not only by the young men of Clare, but also of other places, for in six months from the time the association was formed to the first half-yearly soiree-which was held in the Town Hall in December last-the number of members on the books was between 50 and 60. It has been thought by some indi viduals that the society should have been formed in connection with the Institute. Now, I do not see sufficient argu...
AUBURN. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT) April 14u 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 16 April 1869
AUBURN. (FEOM OUB OWN COEEEBPONDENT ) April 14u 1869. Some little excitement has been rife daring the past fortnight in reference to the rumored discovery of gold, or a gold field. That gold has been found is a fact; and also that there are a small number of the community who be lieve that the precious metal can be found in payable quantities. On Monday last I was shown a nugget found by Mr. Bleechmore. It is a very pretty specimen, imbedded in crystal quartz. Our enthueiastic townsmap Mr. Wi'.es intends to make a thorough search, and is, I am informed, now making arrangements to carry cut the work effectually; so that in a few days we shall be enabled to state whether our little township is surrounded with the pre cious metal. The spot where the gold was die discovered is about five miles to the east of Auburn. The Local Court at this place held a pro tracted sitting ou Saturday last, and in conse quence of the number of cases was obliged to adjourn until Monday, and from Monday ti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 16 April 1869
The Nobthebn AKGUS, which has a large and increasing circulation, is printed and published every Friday morning. The scale of charges is as follows SuBSCfiiPTioys. For 2 quarter, prepaid .£020 For the half-year, do 0 4 0 Per annum, do 0 8 0 Single copy 0 0 2 ADYEETISEMENTS. Per inch-First 4 insertions (each) £0 3 0 Every subsequent do... 0 2 6 Per Line-One line ... ...£0 0 6 Two do 0 1 (y Three do 0 1 Every additional line 0 0 4 All orders should be legibly written on th& back of advertisements* and where no order i» given, will be inserted until countermanded or out of date. Prepayment is requested from alt occasional advertisers. Remittances can be made in notes, and money orders, or lor small sums in postage stamps. Advertisements intended for publication can be received up to 10 a.na. on Thursday j and orders to countermand advertisements must be sent in (in writing) not later than Wednesday X Printed by the proprietors, CrODE & Tllbrook every Friday morning, at ...
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL. LATEST TELEGRAMS. London, March 18. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 16 April 1869
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL. LATEST TELEGRAMS. London, March 18. Admiral Stewart has been appointed Governor of Greenwich Hospital on a reduced salary. Mr. Chichester Fortescue said that Her Majesty's Government had decided to release 49 Fenians, and detain 32. The Irish Church Bill was intro duced by Mr Gladstone, who said that the greatest promtitude was necessary in the settlement of the question. Mr. Edwards, of the Court of Bank ruptcy^ has been dismissed on account of his connection with Messrs. Overend, Gurney, & Co. Mr. Disraeli moved the rejection of Gladstone's Irish Church Bill. All the London newspapers, the Con servative ones excepted, praise Mr. Gladstones scheme for the disestablish ment of the Irish Church. A Committee of the Spanish Cortes have appointed General Prim to con stitute laws. Sir Emmerson Tennant died sud denly on the 6th instant. The navy estimates have been pub lished, and show an expenditure for the present year of £9,600,000. It is the intent...
THE IMPOUNDING ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 16 April 1869
THE IMPOUNDING- ACT. The following is clause 22 of the Impounding Act, No. 8 of 1858 "It shall be lawful for the proprietor or occupier, or any person in charge of any en closed garden or enclosed land, to destroy by any means, except by the UBe of poison^ and in six hours afterwards, if not claimed by the owner, to remove or bmy any goats, pigs, dogs, poultry, or rabbits found trespassing therein: .Provided that the proprietor or occupier, or person in charge of such'garden or land, shall have given notice of such his intention in writing to the owner of any goats, pigs, dogs, poultry, or rabbits so trespassing, or shall previously have advertised twice in anv two or more of the public newspapers of the said .pro vince such his intention to destroy all goats, pigs, doge, poultry, or rabbirs found trespassing on such garden or enclosed land as aforesaid."
INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 16 April 1869
INQUEST. An inquest was beld on Tuesday, the 13 h instant, before Mr. E. B. Gleeson, S.M^ to inquire into the origin of a fire that occurred on Friday night, April 9, at Mr. A. McAskill'e, Stanley Flat, destroying about 100 tons of hay. A respectable jury of 15 being sworn in, Mr. Young was chosen foreman; they then proceeded to the scene of the fire, after which the following evidence was ad duced : Allan McAskill, sworn, deposed: I am a farmer, residing on Stanley Flat. I am the owner of the Btack of hay that was burnt on Friday night last. The stack to the beet of my belief was on section 126, in the Hundred of Milne. The last time 1 saw the haystack before the fire occurred was on the previous day, at about 8 or 9 o'clock in tke morning. It was about ten minutes to two on Saturday morning when I saw the hay on fire. 1 have no idea how the fire originated. I do not know the exact quantity of hay in the stack, but believe there was between 95 and 100 tonB. 1 put 150 loads in the s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 April 1869
The NOBTITEBN ABGUS, which has a large and increasing circulation, is printed and published every Friday morning. The ecale of charges ia as follows SUBSCRIPTIONS. For I quarter, prepaid £0 2 0 For the half-year, do 0 4 0 Per annum, do... 0 8 0 Single copy 0 0 2 ADVERTISEMENTS. Per inch-First 4 insertions (each) £0 3 0 Every subsequent do... 0 2 6 Per Line-One line £0 0 6 Two do Three do 0 10 0 1 Every additional line 0 0 4 All orders should be legibly written on the back of advertisements, and where no order is given, will be inserted until countermanded or out of date. Prepayment is requested from all occasional advertisers. Remittances can be made in notes, and money orders, or for small sums in postage stamps. Advertisements intended for publication can be received up to 10 a.ve. on Thursday; and orders to countermand advertisements must be sent in (in writing) not later than Wednesday Printed by the propriet ore, CLODE & TILBBOOK every Friday morning, at the "Northern A...
THE IMPOUNDING ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 April 1869
THE IMPOUNDING ACT. The following is clause 22 of the Impounding Act, No. 8 of 1858 "It shall be lawful for the proprietor or occupier, or any person in charge of any en closed garden or enclosed land, to destroy by any means, except by the use of poison, and in six hours afterwards, if HOC claimed by the owner, to remove or bury any goats, pigs, dogs, poultry, or rabbits found trespassing therein : -Provided that- the proprietor or occupier, or person in charge of such garden or land, shall have given notice of such his intention in writing to the owner of any goats, pigs, dogs, poultry, or rabbits so trespassing, or shall previovsly have advertised twice in anv two or more of the public newspapers of the said pro vince such his intention to destroy all goats, pigs, dogs, poultry, or rabbirs found trespassing on such garden or enclosed land as aforesaid."
THE STUBBLE BURNING AND BUSH FIRE ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 April 1869
THE STUBBLE BUENINGr AND BUSH ( FIRE ACT. This Act was passed in the session of 1864 for the purpose of restraining the negligent or wilful destruction of property by fire. It pro vides that any person wilfully or negligently destroying, injuring, or endangering property by setting on fire, or burning timber, grain, straw, stubble, hay, grass, or other produce or material growing, lying, or being in any place whatever, shall, on conviction, forfeit a penalty not lees than £3 nor exceeding £10, Holders of annual depasturage licences to give one day's notice of intention to burn scrub, &c., within hundreds to Crown Lands Hanger. Wo fire shall be lighted for burning stubble, &c., be tween 1st November and 15th April, unless between 6 and 10 o'clock in the afternoon. District Councils have power to alter the hours of burning in their districts by notice in the " Government Gazette," and by fixing same on door on District Council Office for 30 days. No stubble shall be bu...
THE DOG ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 April 1869
THE DOG ACT. The Dog Act of the session of 1867 provides that all dogs eViall be registered, if three months old, every year, under a penalty of £1, or not more than £6. If registration be effected be tween 1st July and 31st December in any year, dog deemed to be registered until 1st July of year next ensuing; if effected between 1st January and 30th June, then dog deemed to be registered until 1st July in the year then next ensuing. Description of dog to be given. Penalty for false description, £2 to £5. Fee for certificate or receipt on registration, 5s. Proof of registration lies with keeper of dog. Copy of aforesaid certificate may be obtained on payment of Is. Lists to be exhibited in Registrar's office. Dogs registered to have collars round neck, with number of district, name of owner, and number of register marked thereon; penalty, 5s to 40s. Dogs at large not registered or without collar may be seized and killed, which constables and rangers are specially ordered to do. Owne...
TIME-TABLE OF THE ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF THE ENGLISH MAIL FOR 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 April 1869
TIME-TABLE OP THE ARR1YAL ATSD DEPARTURE OF THE ENGLISH MAIL FOR 1869. OUTWABD BOUTE. Leavs London via Marseilles.* Arrives at Adelaide. January February March April May June July August September October November December December 29 26 26 23 21 18 16 13 10 8 5 3 31 March April May June July August August September October November December 1870 January Februarv 16 13 11 8 6 3 31 28 26 23 21 18 15 HOMEWABD ROUTE. Leaves Adelaide. Dec. ... 9 1869. Jan. Feb. March March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. 6 3 3 31 26 24 21 19 16 13 13 10 Arrives in London via Marseilles. Southampton. 1869 Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Oct. Nov. Dec. 24 21 21 18 16 13 11 8 5 3 31 28 26 1869. Jan. Feb. March April May June July Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. 30 27 27 24 22 19 17 14 11 9 6 4 Jan. 1,1870 * The Southampton portion of the English Mail leaves London six days previous.
POST OFFICE REGULATIONS. INLAND RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 April 1869
POST OFFICE REGULATIONS. TSTLAKD BATES. Letters posted for delivery within the province:-Not exceeding half an ounce, 2d; exceeding half an ounce, but not exceeding one ounce, 4d; exceeding one ounce, but not ex ceeding one and a half ounces, 6d; exceeding one and a half ounces, but not exceeding two ounces, Sd; and so on, increasing 2d for each additional half-ounce or fraction of half-ounce. Parcels containing no letter nor epistolary communication or intelligence:-Not exceeding four ounce?, 2d; exceeding four ounces, but not exceeding five ounces, 3d; exceeding five ounces, but not exceeding six ounces, 4&lt;d ; ex ceeding six ounces, but not exceeding eeven ounces, 5d . and eo on, increasing Id for every additional oanceor fraction of an ounce. Inland letters or parcels posted unpaid, charged double the above rates. All packets to pass at the parcel rate must be unenclosed, or enclosed in covers open at the sides or ends; or otherwise the sender must subscribe, widi his ...
CLARE AND WALLAROO TRAMWAY. (To the Editor of the NORTHERN ARGUS.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 April 1869
CLARE AND WALLAROO TRAMWAY. (To the Editor of the NOKTHEBN AKGUS.) j1 SIR-I was rather surprised on hearing the address read to his Excel lency Sir James Fergusson on Monday . last to find that nothing was mentioned about the construction of a tramway or railway between Clare and the mining district of Wallaroo. Now, Sir, it strikes me very forcibly that the inhabitants of Clare could not have had a better opportunity of en deavoring to advance that much-re quired object. If the subject had been broached to his Excellency in the address presented to him as he passed through the town, it is most probable that he would have recognised the fact at once that a better means of transit is required between this place and Wallaroo than exists at present. In my opinion it is high time something 1 was done in the matter. Apologising for taking up so much of your valuable space, and hoping to see the matter taken up in a spirited manner by the inhabitants of this district, I am; Sir, &...
REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS, DEATHS, AND MARRIAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 April 1869
REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS, DEATHS, AND MARRIAGES. BIRTHS AND DEATHS.-Parents or occupiers of houses in which births have taken place or deaths hare occurred, the coroner or district I constable, in cases of bodies found, are required j to register (free of charge) births within 42 days, deaths within 10 days' fcinne of recurrence, undo: a penalty sot exceeding £10, and of £50 in case of refusal to comply when called upon by the district registrar. The minister or person officiating who shall be required to bury or to perform any religious service for the burial of a dead body, shall be furnished with a certificate from a district registrar that such has been duly registered. Should such certifi cate not be produced before or at the time of burial, notice is to be given forthwith to the j district registrar by any person who shall dis pose of a body by burial. Parents, guardians, or persons cognizant of a birth or death may register (a birth after 42 days, a death after 10 days) on maki...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 April 1869
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. A very distressing accident is re ported from Ash ton. A young man, named Blythe, who was only married a month ago, called upon a friend, who, on meeting him, exhibited a revolver recently won in a raffle. He was calling the attention of his friend to the weapon when it went off," the contents entering Blythe's head, and causing death in about two hours. An explosion occurred on the morn ing of January 29 at the Springwell Colliery, J arrow -on-Tyne. Three miners were killed and six injured. Thirty-six men were in the seam at the time. One leaves a widow, and the two others a widow and three children each. The explosion was caused by the ignition of after-damp. At Rome, New York, recently a man was hanged for murder. A new thing in executions was tried on the occasion. Chloroform was administered to the prisoner, and as soon as he was insensible the drop fell.. There were no evidences of pain, and in twelve minutes the pulse ceased-to beat. A forgery to the amount ...
ADELAIDE. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) April 20. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 April 1869
ADELAIDE. (*B01£ OUB OWN CORBXSFOKDSNT.) ~ April 20. The chief erect of the past week has been the Autumn Meeting of the South Australian Jockey Olub on the Old Adelaide Course known more familiarly as Paddy Coglin's. At j the last meeting of the Club at Thebarton k j was so poorly attended, and evidently such 1 little interest waB taken in the proceedings, that | a speedy wind-up of their operations was pre I dieted ; for it was not considered at all likely | that the antipathy of its patrons to the old ! coarse, or their prejudices in favor of the balmy atmosphere of Thebarton, redolent with the odouriferous perfume of the slaughter-house*, could be overcome. However, things have | taken a turn for the better, it is to be hoped ; Messrs. Bagot and Coglin have shaken hands over it, and a revival of the good old racing days is now looked for. Tbe change from Thebarton with its dusty road and other disad vantages to the picturesque-looking Park Lands : within an easy distance of town...
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 April 1869
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. At the Killimore races an extraor dinary jump was made. When the steeplechase was being run, Flying Cloud baulked at the log jump, nearly opposite the grand stand, throwing its rider forward on its neck. Before he recovered himself, Jumping Frog took the jump, clearing* the fence, Flying Cloud, and its rider, without any injury further than grazing the hair of the latter. The old sleepers on the railway be tween Geelong* and Melbourne are being taken up and new ones substituted. It appears that the old sleepers have been only about six years laid down, and are thoroughly rotten-a sufficient proof that stringy bark is ill adapted for ex posure to the action of the weather. The new sleepers are of red gum. Standard, A large number of Germans passed through Ararat recently, bound for the land which they have taken up in the vicinity of Horsham. The emigrants state that they all held farms in the Hamilton district, but consider that the chances of success a...