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DUTTON TOWN. [From our own Correspondent.] April 9. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 12 April 1878
DTTTTON TOWN. [TProm our own Correspondent.] AprH 9. 1 am almost inclined to think that the clerk of the weather has arranged to give us a second course of summer, for the past few days have been -rery^hot, and the scorching sun is fast drying up the herbage wliicli the few showers we had some time ago had started into growth. The farmers are all. busy with the plough, but in most cases thej find it very hard, dusty •work, and they are wishing for a good fall of rain to facilitate their operations. There seems to be but little interest mani fested respecting the forthcoming election by the electors here, and it would seem as if the feeling is mutual, as I observe that the three candidates first in the field have advertised meetings at all the polling places in the Dis trict with the exception of Dutton Town. Ophthalmia has been very prevalent in this locality, especially amongst the children.
THE NEW PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 12 April 1878
THE NEW PARLIAMENT. j The following Is a ligt of the late members of the House of Assembly and of candidates who have publicly announced themselves for election in the new Parliament, The figures against each district indicate the number of members to be returned;—■ District. late Members. New Members. Noeth Ade laide (1) Sctjbt (2) Woobooba (2) SiakIjBt (2) Bukba (2) Victobia (2) U. Blyth H. Blyth Ii. Grlyde East Abe. 3,C. Bray W_ Towneend W. Townsend T. King T. King H. E. Bright H. E. Bright J. Bogworfch J. Bosworth Sir Or. Kingston Sir G-. Kingston C. "Mfl.Tin C. Mann B. Bees B. Bees W.B. Boirnsevell W. B. Bouneevell &lt;J. C. Hawker G- C. Hawker iiaxde (2) West Ids. lsxde (2) East Toe bens (2) Omrt^RTlwn (2) "W.Kay T, Johnson 3. Darling T. Playford D. Murray W. BL Dnnn I1. E. ILW. ITwi-haiiff Wist Tob-» J.Pickering bens (2) 3. M. Sinclair WitLtBOO (3) J. J. Duncan Ekooottzeb Bat (2) Yaiaia. (3) h. 6-lyde G. S. Fowler J. C. Bray H. Fr&ser W. K. Simms T. Playford 2...
The Kapunda Herald. FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 1878. CONSERVATION OF WATER. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 12 April 1878
Wi)t Haputttia i^eralU, FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 1878. CONSERVATION OF WATER. Australiaa s a whole (more especially that portion of it known as South Aus tralia) is a dry and. thirsty land, in fact, the scarcity of water is one of its chief drawbacks," militating as it does against the success alike of pastoral and agri cultural pursuits, and almost entirely precluding the establishment of manu factories, except in the most favored districts. There are few parts of the world, more especially mountainous countries, where rivers, are not to be found in greater or less numbers, and of various degrees of magnitude, or where water is not readily procurable by sinking. But in South Australia we are peculiarly unfortunate in this re- J spect; and the majority of our native born rising generation have never seen a river, properly so called, unless they chance to reside within a moderate distance of, or have had Occasion to visit the River Murray, which is really the only river the colony possesses...
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. KAPUNDA: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 12 April 1878
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. Kapdnda: Wednesday, Apbil 10, 1878. Presents—TTi« Worship tlie Major (Dr. Blood), and Councillors tJreii, Wheatley, and Moyle ; Town Clerk, Mr. W. Jeffs; and In spector and Surveyor, Mr. H. Wheare. The minutes of last meeting were read and confirmed. Finance. The report of the Finance Committee was read as follows:— To balance last meeting Sates ITighsman Ini poundings... Dog tax Fines and Court fees Iiess pay-sheet... Balance Adopted. Inspector's Report. " Served three notices to abate nuisanes— all complied with. Adjusted nine weights and one scale." Surveyor's Report. " Finished forming Gldham-street, and spread skimpings on footpath and repaired footpath in Crase-street; also, repaired cul verts in Hill-street, and cleaned watertables in various streets. The work in Coghill-street is progressing satisfactorily." The Lamp Posts. The Inspector stated that the Works Com mittee had deeided that one should be fixed at the angle of Mr. Hooper's ground, which he thou...
COMMERCIAL. [From our Citj Correspondent,3 Adelaide, April 11, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 12 April 1878
COMMERCIAL. [From our Citj Correspondent,3 Adelaide, April 11, 1878. Business is dull m consequence ot the eon-. tinued unsettled state of European affairs. Although Wheat reached 6/ a few days ago, the Market is again quiet, and probably not much over ^5/9 could now be got. Hour remains at £13 15/ for best Adelaide, and £12 15s, for Country brands. Bran has been sold at 1/4 and even /Oi higher. " Kapunda Herald" Office, April 11, 1878. "Wheat—5/3 per bushel. Hay—£2 10/ per ton. Wholesale. Ketail. Flour ... £13 10/per ton 29/per bag. Bran ... 1/1 i per bush. 1/3 per bush. Pollard ... 1/4 " 1/6
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 12 April 1878
Solloway s Pills and Ointment.— Bilious affections, with all tlieir concomitant annoyances induced by atmospheric changes or to liberal diet, should be checked at once, or serious consequences may ensue. When any one finds his ideas less clear than usual, his eyesight dimmed, and his head dizzy, ac companied by a reluctance for all exertion physical or mental, he may be quite sure that lie is in immediate need of some cooling and purifying medicine. Let him at once send for a box of Ilolloway's Pills, which will free him from his sufferings, and speedily renew his healthful feeling. If the bowels be irri table, Kollaway's Ointmsnt should be diligent ly rubbed over the stomach and liver every night and morning.—Advt. Why are a whale and a pond lily alike ?— They both come to the surface to blow. Why is a novel writer the most peculiar of animals ?—Because liis tale comes out of his head.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 12 April 1878
TO-MORROW (SATURDA Y), Apiil 13. AT ELEVEN O'CLOCK. ON THE PREMISES, MAIN-STREET. KAPUNDA. STOCK-IN-TRADE OF A GENERAL STOREKEEPER, WINE AND SPIRIT MERCHANT. HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, &c., &c. COLES & &lt;£OOD CHILD are favored with instructions from Mr. •J. B. McKenzie to sell by auction, on the premises, Main-sLreet Kapunda, on Saturday, April 13, at 11 o'clock sharp— STOCK-IN-TRADE of GENERAL STOREKEEPER, WINE AND SPIRIT MERCHANT, &c. &c., as follows;^ Sugap, 8alt, Vinegar, Oilmen's Stores, "Tobacco, Spices, Tea, Soap, Candle's, Crockeryware, Earfclienware, Brush ware, Paper Bags, Sealegaaid Weights, •Ironmongery, Glassware, Wines, Spirits, Cordials, and a large quan tity of Sundries. Also, the Whole of his HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE comprising— Tables,,Chairs, Couch, Chest of Drawers, Bedsteads, Palliasses, Matrasses, Car pets, Ornaments, Books, Coffee Mill, Tabs, Boilers, Saucepans, and the usual Kitchen Requisites. ON MONDAY APRIL 15, AT KAP...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 12 April 1878
Business Directory. KAPUKDA. BREWSTER, R., Wine, Spirit, and . General Merchant, Brewster's Build up Main-street. Agent for Salter's and other Wines. EENTT A¥,W. H., Solicitor, Jfotarj Public^ &c., Main-street. , Moneyto • ,-?end on' property r under the Eeal Property f&.ct, or otherwise, at lowest rate of interest. * . IJfiirCB, JOHN A., Auctioneer, ' Land, Loan, and General Commission -f-Agent. ' Money to tend in laige or small jisnms. ■ | \UMBBECK, THOMAS, "Tanner -U ■ and • Cnrner, near- Morning Star. Leather of every description on hand and to order. Bark, Hides, and Skins, &c., bought. "TjtjMbeece: & Mclennan, Tanners and Curriers, Burra-road, date Sbtii'g). Bark, Hides, &c., bought.; : Leather on sale or to order—first quality. XpMERSON, Mr., Solicitor, Main - V: - street, Kapnnda.. Money to- lend on Mortgage or Deposit of Deeds. "ITIAWCETT'S soothing _ POWDERS, for Children Teething. Sold in Packets at One Shilling; or by post for Seve...
MESSRS. COLES & GOODCHILD'S SALES REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 12 April 1878
Messbs. Coles & Goodchjxd's Sales Eepoets. We report sales Dy auction aunng tne past iojx night as tuider:— On Saturday, Marcli 30.—At Crase's Hotel, Ka punda, under instructions from Mr. John Daly, Sections Nos. 101,102, 104, 106, 107, 108, Hundred of Belvidere, County of Light, containing 455 acres, witli slight improvements, at £416/ per acre, 170 acres of follow to be paid for at £100." Total sale, £2,284. On Thursday, 4th inst.—For Mr. Abraham White, at the farm, near Bagotfs Well, a large clearing sale of horses, cattle, farming- implements, hay, &c. The horses, mostly medium draughts, sold well, the prices ranging from £58 downwards r 46 head, including the light stock, yearlings, and foals, averaged just £21 per head all round. Twenty-seven head of cattle brought from £10 5/ for cows, down to £4 for 2-year-old heifers. Large store pigs, from £2 15/ fo 9/ for weaners." The implements were generally old, and consider ing the condition, sold fairly. 3 very old -...
COLES & GOODCHILD'S MONTHLY MARKET REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 12 April 1878
Coles & Goodchtld's Monthly Market Bepobts. We have to report an excellent attendance at our sales at the Bnrra and Kapunda on the 1st and 2nd inst. As the result of the late rains, the demand for store stock is altogether in excess of supply, and every lot offered met with ready sale. Burra, April 1. Sheep—"We yarded 4,444, and sold as followsFor Mr. J. EL Angas, 300 inferior ewes, at 7/2; 100 fet wethers, at 13/10; 401, at 13/3. For Messrs. J. & J. Farley, 312 medium fat wethers, at 12/; for "Mir. McBride, 478 veiy old ewes, at 6/3 j for Mr. "Wilson (privately), 1,750 mixed ewes and weaners, at 8/3; on another account, 1,100 store wethers, at 10/4. Cattle.—We yarded 133, the majority in first-class condition, and cleared the lot. For Mr. Chewing, 6 fat working bullocks, at £13 ; for Messrs. S. & H. Dawson, 3 bullocks, at £13 ; 8 steers, at £8; 8 cows, at £8; 9 cows, at £8 5/. For Mr. MacNamara, 20 bullocks, averaging £11 7/6; for Messrs. Alex. Hay and Co., ...
LOCAL COURT—KAPUNDA. FULL JURISDICTION. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 1878. [Before Mr. J. Varley, S.M., Messrs. J. Elliott and J. N. Smith, Justices.] JACKSON v. WARD. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 12 April 1878
LOCAL COURT—KAPUNDA. full Jurisdiction. "Wednesday, anm, 10,1878. [Before Mr. J. Yarley, S.M., Messrs. J. Elliott and J. n. Smitli, Justices.] Jackson v. wakb. Action for £38 4s. Id., a bill of exchange and interest Mr. Emerson for plaintiff. Defendant did not appear. Henry Jackson, chemist, Kapunda, ex amined, by Mr. Emerson—Knew the defen dant, Mr. Ebenezer "Ward, "who accepted the bill of exchange produced. It was drawn by witness. It was dated November 13tli, 1877, and was due on February 16, 1871. It had been presented but not paid. Judgment for plaintiff for £38, with interest to date and costs. P. O'Dea v. W. Eheusi.ee. This was a claim for £30 8s. 8d., value of 83 bushels wheat sold and delivered by plain tiff to defendant. Mr. Emerson for plaintiff, Mr. Benhaan (for Mr. Turner of Crawler) for defendant Patrick O'Dea, farmer, Ilamley Bridge, ex amined by Mr. Fmerson—Knew the defendant who was a wheat-buyer at Freeling. On January 10, 1877, he had 277 of wheat on the straw in...
OUR CITY LETTER. [From our own Correspondent.] Adelaide. April 10, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 12 April 1878
OUR CITY LETTER. [TBrom our own Correspondent.^ Adelaide. April 10, 1878. Tilings generally are dull, tlie weatlier is warm, and from the uncertain state of Euro pean affaire business is depressed. There is not much to be said about tlie elections, ex cept that those for Gumeracha, Barossa, Yatala, and Light are exciting some little in terest, especially the first and last, two as opinion is divided as to wlio -will be the suc cessful candidates. The elections for En counter Bay and "Wallaroo seemed long in being decided, or rather there was consider able delay in mating the final result of the poll known in Adelaide. From the first, however, there seemed no doubt which way the election would go. The Treasurer (the Hon. J. P. Boucaut) was .returned by a large majority at the head of the poll, and Mr. J. L. Parsons by a considerable majority over Mr. Lindsay, but the aggregate number of votes polled in the district was very small. The 6ame remark applies to Wallaroo, which has a very...
ARRIVAL OF THE CALIFORNIAN MAIL. Auckland. April 10. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 12 April 1878
ARRIVAL OF THE CALIFORNIA]!* MATT, Auckland. Anril in. The San Franciscolmail steamer Oily of New York arrived last night. The following are the principal items of the news :— A strong detachment patrols Constantinople by day and night owing to the great excite ment and seditions placards. Paul Cassagnac liad expressed his belief in tbe speedy restoration of the French Empire under the Prince Imperial. Typhus is raging at Pbilippopolis, Adriano ple, and Erzeroum. England accepts the French proposal for investigation of the financial affairs of Egypt and administrative reform. The Russian agency says that Russia is not so confiding as to conclude a treaty with secret clauses with Turkey, knowing that the Turks inform Mr. Layard of everything. A Gallipoli despatch says that there are 2,000 Russian Lancers and 10 batteries of field artillery at Charkoi. Hobart Pasha has arrived after sending Suleiman Pasha to Constantinople for trial. He proceeds to the Greek coast. It is expected that...
THE RACE FOE THE LIGHT PLATE. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 12 April 1878
THE RACE FOE THE LIGHT PLATE. The entries for this- race closed yesterday when five nags were nominated. It was at first thought there would have been a larger number, but owing to various circumstances the quintette has not been exceeded. The quality of some of those entered is not so good as those nominated for this trophy at the previous meetings, and this is to be ac counted for by the fact that the local stables have not [contributed their usual quota. Of late years the people in the district hare been gratified by seeing the struggle for this valuable prize contested by high-bred local competitors of acknowledged ability and stamina, whose strength and muscle have at various junctures been developed in- such a manner as to make those who pinned their faith to them exult in the success of their respective favorites, the result being that in nearly every case what the people wagered on these steeds carried off. Therefore there is no wonder that relying on past success achieved b...
THE NOMINATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 12 April 1878
THE NOMINATIONS. Tlie nominations of candidates for tlie representation of the District of Light in the ensuing Parliament took place at tlie Court House, Kapunda, at noon on Thursday, the 11th inst., in the presence of a goodly num ber of electors. The Returning-Officer (Mr. J. Tarley, S.M.,) commenced the proceedings by reading the writ, issued by the Acting-Governor, autho rizing the election of three member for tlie electoral district of light. Haying done this, lie next proceeded to read the nominations in alphabetical order, as follows :— CaeeoiiX., Fbank Skeffington, journalist, Adelaide. Hughes, Johit Bbistow, gentleman, Col lege Town. Helly, Henbt, gentleman, GHenelg. Sharon, James, farmer, of near Eudunda. White, James, Land Agent, Eapunda. ■ Tne Beturning-Officer also read the assent of the candidates to serve if elected, and an nounced that as more than the requisite num ber o£ candidates had been proposed, all further proceedings would be adjourned until Tuesday next, w...
VICTORIA. Melbourne, April 8. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 12 April 1878
VICTORIA. Melbourne, Ar»ril 8. 1 The Cabinet in Council are drafting the Governor's speech for delivery at the proro gation of Parliament to-morrow. The question of the dismissed civil servants will be dealt with this week or next. Mr. Berry will probable visit Sydney for a few weeks during the recess. The deliveries of grain by railway for the past week ending April 6 show a material increase. At the Speneer-street Station the quantity was—wheat, 8,089 bags; flour, 2,187; oats, 2,359 ; bran and pollard, 1,648 ; barley, 476; and peas, 410 bags. The steamship Durham, which left Ply mouth on February 17, is expected hourly off Cape Otway. It has been decided by the Cabinet that a half-holiday shall be proclaimed on Thursday next, the polling-day for the West Melbourne election. Melbourne, April 9. Mr. Francis essayed to address a meeting last night at St. Patrick's Hall, but could not obtain a hearing from the noisy mob present. Sir Bryan O'Loughlen had an open-air meeting, which was ...
REUTER'S TELEGRAMS. Constantinople, April 8. Received April 9, 6 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 12 April 1878
BEUTER'S TELEGRAMS. Constantinople, April 8. Heeeivedl April 9, 6 p.m. The Turkish troops re-occupy Bojukderi, on the Bosphorus. Russia is negoeiating a fresh loan. The Russian Press states tliat Russia's dig nity forbids compliance ivith the demands of England. LONDON April 8. Received April 10, 0.15 a.m. In the House of Lords Earl Beacoiisfield made a powerful speech during the debate on the Royal Message. He severely criticised the treaty conditions Russia is insisting upm imposing on Turkey and Roumania as being perilous to the liberties of Europe. He said tliat tbe prestige of the British Empire -was involved, and must be maintained. LONDON, April 9. Received April 10, 1 a.m. Earl Beaconsfield in the House of Lords, and Sir Stafford in the House of Commons, moved the address of thanks to the Crown for having called out the Reserves. Earl Beacons field stated that the Eastern policy of England was based on the treaties of 1856 and 1871. He strongly condemned the treaty of San St...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 12 April 1878
OTJTH AUSTRALIAN RAILWAYS. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN RAILWAYS.— EASTER HOLIDAYS. On all the South Australian Railwaye and Tramways, EXCURSION RETURN Tickets, at SINGLE FARES, will be Issued at all Stations, on Wednesday, the 17th April, and each following day until and including Easter Monday, the 22nd April, available for Return by any Ordinary Train up to and including Wednesday, the 24th April. ALAN G-. PENDLETON, ' General Traffic Manager. Railway Station, March 21,1878- 22-4 NOTICE is hereby given, that FIREWOOD for Locomotive pur poses will be received at the undermentioned Stations up to the quantities and at the rates set forth below, viz.:— Freeling Station, 200 tons, @ 10s. per ton. Kapunda Station, 100 tons, @ 10s. per ton. Wasley's Station, 1,000 tons, @ 8s. 6d- per ton. Hamley Bridge Station, 500 tons, @ 7s. 6d. per ton. Riverton Station, 200 tons, @ 10s. per ton. Manoora Station, 250 tons, @ 10s. per ton. : The wood to be either red gum, blue gum, j sheaoak, mallee, or peppermi...