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BORDER WATCH, THE Published every Friday morning. FRIDAY, JUNE 14TH, 1861. EDUCATION. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 21 June 1861
Published every Friday morning. FRIDAY, J UN1 E 14TH, 1861. . ? ?- ' ? _ ? ? ?' EDUCATION- ~ " Di*C0sSi0NS 0n -tbis subject are becoming endless and wearisome, both in this country aud in England. It is hardly possible in .deed to overrate the importance of Educa tioo, But the 'problem as to how it may fye imparted,' and educational-institutions supported, in a way fitted to quiet, if not to conciliate, tile numerous sects into which the community is divided, is oue that seems as far from solution as ever. The difficulty as to religious instruction in public schools niight be so far obviated. The plan of giving Privy Council grants to Denomina tional schools, leaving their teachers at liberty to impart religions instruction according to their respective forms, has in, the bome coun try'proved a tolerable ^make shift in the midst ot difficulties. A similar plan might be adopted in this, country, were it not that a numerous and powerful party is apposed on principle to any Slate aid t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 21 June 1861
General . Business. HE 14 BORDER WA.TCH" ^[published J/ , every Friday morningat -liXo'-ilock. * . J 1 SUBSCRiPTION .-i For the quarter, paid in advance .. 8 0 u TERM9 CF . ADVERTISING.;- v-* First 8 lines or inch of space , v.i. £0 .3" 0 Every additional line .. .002 Advertisements under 8 lines,:- .. 0 3 0 Discount on advertisements ordered . wfor 3 months' . . r ! ; /.i-« 25 per cent."! Ditto for;six rarnth's ... . . per cent. Shipping advertisements, 'each ., ... 0 4 0 Advertisements for Business ,J)ir*c- *? &lt;tory, per annum . 1 -9; Advertisements ? inserted over the . . leader are charged First^S lines . .' ® & ®. Each additional liqe , « . . P 1 P. Ifis requested.lliat advertisements, ro secure their insertion, be sent inas early as possible, and at' the latent not later than 5 o'clock on Thursday evening* Orders for the alteration or withdrawal of advertisements must bp;in writing, and .sent-in not.later than. .2 o'clock on .'the Wednesday pit ceding the da...
Miscellaneous. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 21 June 1861
Miscellaneous. . JERSEY-This island, the oldest/appanage pf the I&ritUh Crqw n, hitheito but little fre" quented or .known,' is now' rnpitjiy growing in to laipprtance- IL':I»S'''riii"d*' climate;'and the beauty of it* suiface, attract annually an in' oreasing rrosvrt of tourists aud sojourneis. -The. ""enterprise.of iU merchant i has estublislufi i'i H3 an important en'report of commence. Shipbuilding is carried on there with success, - and, standing as 8(n outpost of the dominion?,; within sigfit ^ Franfie, strong iu defences, as well as in natural difficul'.y of its marine up? proaches, its value to-this country can hardly ;0 1 » f :&lt;. befi*?rrestimated. The town'of JSt. Helier, witj^fi papulation ofrtliirty-two thousand in .habitants rather more than half that of the whole Hand, ifc advancing iu; improvement at a rapid! pace^ 'It-possesses a- Lrge harbour,, protected by commanding'((Ms, -and occupies iA posiiion ^hich catf hardly 4>« sur| ftBsed; for scenic...
SHEEPWASH TOBACCO. To the Editor of the Economist. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 21 June 1861
SHEEPWASH -TOBACCO, .To'the Editor of the' Economist. « Sir-I would like to be allowed to make' 'a few remarks upon Mr. Smith's iett^rupon the "subject"of "duty on sheepwash tobacco.' Ist^ Thatabout two years ago, when tobacco^waa* more than dOufele its present* value;.and/ the? oonsumptioirin[ pounds as-great as at present there'wBS much' more scab in the colony/ 4aud; therefore it is clear that the high price stopped :consujuption; and something else was insfi-1 tufed, althoughVbeiit remembered, the squat ters were belfcer.able to pay. a high price1 for tobacco two .y(fare ago than ihff-4&lt;>w price nowi; ,2ndf^That the, imposition- o]Pi the, duty of - 6il, perlbin South Austrjalia.vyas "not impo^ed: un M War jy;fill iKe? sheep %!^^^qo1jony...were cojQsi.derab^eV revenue . is A '>cj ^Jriie -squaUe^^Jn ^ioj^ria f; will ,ha?e great». reascn ,io:xdm pjaiq jf man^r.ar^ ^mulcted in- " (Ha# i^eamount t^m^Spmh-fAus^aljan squat' fUevi miy jhave^to^ payjwjhjen. (lieir sjjeep...
POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 21 June 1861
POLICE COURT. Potter v. Munsell. . 'I his case was non% suited, plaintiff to pay cosU. McEachern :v« Graham, claim.of £29 6s. . 6d. Judgment for plaintiff, £2 10s., with the costs divided. * Mansell v- Potter, claim of £9 10s. 6d.&lt; Judgment for defendant, plaintiff to pay costs. Gallagher *%. Sution, claim of £8, money lent. Judgment, for defendant;' p'ainiiff to pay costs, Harvie v. Linch £16 10s. Judgment for plaintiff, defendant to pay cos's, Siein v, Sutton, claim of £12 I6s" Judg ' ment for plaintiff, defendant to pa} cos s. King v. Hellyer, claim of £5. judgment for plaintifE defendant to pay costs. - Yockins v. McKeuzie, claim of £20* Judg> > ment for plaintiff, with le^ve for- defendant to move.for a new trial, defendant to pay costs. Brilliant v. Sutton, claim of £17 17s. 6d. Judgment for plain*iff* P.aintiff to pay costs. Butlant v. Smith, withdrawn. Pepper v. Henassy, s ruck out. Wilhams v McArthy, adjourned. Cotter v, Coulthard, adjourned. Thursday, Juti...
OUR POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 21 June 1861
OUR j POST A tr/. RRANGEiVlENTS AMONG ^he disadvantages and grievances under which-the 'inhabitants-of this district suffer, the mail arrangement is not on?..of the least. It is really too bad that a large and important population.should be doomed to receive;ilieirmail* only once a week, and not only so,-bnt, to have little. more than t vemy hours,(including the hours of night,, to Answer.- iheir letters. Ourr;mail' bags arrive on Thursday afternoon, and 71» ave again pti Friday morning. Our townsmen who have extensive busiu'ess transactions," must thus si", up the greater portion of the uiiht in order to save the mail, and even then they Je not always succeed in doing so . while persons living even a few miles from the township hatfe scarcely a chance of an swering a Ivtter by return of post. Iu our owi^cpnccru, the incomenience._ of having only uuef weekly mail is very considerable. We have been repeatedly urged to publish on Thursday morning, BO that our impres« siou would be rea...
KAPUNDA. (From our own Correspondent.) June 14th, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 21 June 1861
KAPUNDA. (From our own Correspondent.) June Mih, 1861. The weather is fine, but ra'her dry. Crops are looking splendid, and the farmer* are as " jolly'' as can be wished. Lambing is going on rapidly, but as yet there is a deficiency in grass for the young ones, but these impedi ment? will soon be removed The comet has been seen here three timesr but I have been unable to take any observa tions on it, Tiiave seen numerous and ex« ceedingly bright meteors during the week. The mineB under the effective management of W. Oldham, Esq,, are getting on fir't-rate. I saw a lump of conglomerous ore last Thurs day weighing eight cwt,, intended fo? the . Great Exhibition. Captain Barcla (who has had the under ground management for years) hd8 resigned, ?and, gone to the North Rhine mines. The average per centage of these (Kapunda) mines are gradually iucrcasing,'
PLOUGHING MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 21 June 1861
PLOUGHING MATCH This match came off, according to announcement, on Wednesday last. The weather was all that could have been de sired. The following are thesuccessful . competitors:- w . Fi,st prize-A new plough. Mr. T. Williams. ~ J Seeotid prize-Set of harpers. C. G Smith. , ! Third-prize-J. Hay £7 0 0 Fourth prize-J. Williams 5 0 0 Fifth prize- R. Smith 4 0 0 ' Sixth prize-K. Brown 3 0. 0 Seventh prize-J. Barry 2 0 0 Eight prize-P. Fidge 1 0 0 -
PENOLA. Penola, June 19th, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 21 June 1861
PENOLA. Penola, June 19tb, 1861 Theweather since my last has been very wet, and we are:literally ,now. in. a muddy swamp, the roads in .the vicinity are^also very bad, and'I expect taill not be better until tne regular dry season sets in. VI The Right Rev. Bishop Gedghan left us on Friday morning last by the Carterton mail. A petition and subset iptiori li«t is now go ing the round of the' townships, for' the, purs pose of extended1 immigration tho* certainly from the number of people here, 'who have great difficulty in finding ia job. of any descrip tion, arid the 'low rate of; w*ges now-given, it would appear that aisisted immigration at the present time is any thing, but needed. . u . An extraordinaify nircumstahceV.occurred here on Sunday last* which hascaused a great sensation in the townHhip^,- and:I am «orry to say Has shown' forth *)n any but a; favourable light, the reiigious feelings of these whom we are taught to Icok up to asanpxampie. The circumstances of the case are t...