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ADELAIDE LOCAL COURT. WEDNESDAY, MAY 2. [Before Messrs. H. E. Downer, S.M., L. Glyde, J.P., and W. Rogers, J.P.] FULL JURISDICTION (CIVIL). DOWLAND v. EWERS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 5 May 1866
ADELAIDE LOCAL COURT. | Wednesday, May 2. [Before Messrs. H. E. Downer, S.M., L. Glyde. J.P.. and W. Rogers, J.P.] FCIX JURISDICTION (CIVIL). DOWLAXD V. EVTEBS. This was an appeal against the decision of the Local Court at Port Elliot, under the Masters and Servants Act. Mr. Stow, Q.C., appeared for the appellant, and Mr. Ingleby for the respondent. It appeared that an order was made that the appellant should pay the respondent one week's wages in lieu of notice to quit. Mr. Stow submitted that such an order was im proper on several grounds, and amongst others that flip pvirienr'.p. disclosed no cQntnw.t Iwtvir&p-n tVip nnr ties, nor did the order itself show that the relation of master and servant existed between the parties. Mr. Ingleby, in reply, argued that strict formality was not required in such cases, and that the Court | would assume that the order had been regularly made. After considerable deliberation the Court decided in favor of the appellant. His Honor the pre...
LAW COURTS. PORT ELLIOT LOCAL COURT. WEDNESDAY, MAY 2. [Before Messrs. B. F. Laurie, S.M., and J. F. Lindsay, J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 5 May 1866
LAW COURTS. POET ELLIOT LOCAL COURT. Wednesday. May 2 [Before Messrs. B. F. Laurie, S.M., and J. F.Lindsay, Micliad Wardte, sen., appeared to the information of Charles . Basham for an assault, and pleaded sot guilty. Mr. Lowe for complainant, and Mr. Hindmarsh for defendant. C. Basham, the complainant, deposed that, being indebted to the defendant, on the 5th April he went to defendant's place to pay him. Witness told defen dant he had come to square up accounts. Held the money in his hand, and demanded receipt, 'which defendant refused to give until the money was paid, amongst other things fiat he had robbed Golding, and it would be a curse to him. Witness put down the money, and defendant took it up and went away, and shortly afterwards came and handed back account marked paid, and again used offensive words to 'witness. Witness was standing close to a block of wood outside the door of the smithy, when defendant came out and rushed at him, and pushed him, so that he fell over the...
FARMERS' PROSPECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 5 May 1866
FARMERS' PROSPECTS. The agricultural statistics of the colony for the past harvest, which have just heen published by the Government Statist, present an un pleasant picture for our fanners' contemplation. A falling off in the average of the season's yield of wheat of 2^ bushels per acre as com pared with the previous year, and, notwith standing the increased acreage under crop, of --65.703 bushels on the total produce ae com pared with 1SG4-5, and of 1,101,073 bushels as compared with 1SC3-4, is a serious reverse for the agricultural interest to sustain. And it is especially unfortunate that it should occur simultaneously with the unprecedented large arrivals of bread-stuffs from South America and California and with the remarkable increase in the yield of Victoria. As an ordinary rule, when yields are low prices rise, and the farmer may to a great extent depend upon retrieving his loss in the present case the deficiency of yield in this colony is more than covered by the increase i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 5 May 1866
Every Prize Certificate of Merit has been awarded to the MESSES, TTJXFOED, IMPORTERS, NORTH TERRACE, ADELAIDE, fcirjee the formation of the South Australian Agricultural and Horticultural Society, for the BESf »_xd Largest Collection of Exhibited by MESSES. TU^FOED at the variou3 Shoirs, including the February Award of the present year. MESSRS. TUXFORD Would further remark that their Stock of AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS and MACHINERY will continue to be found the BEST LARGEST, and CHEAPEST IX SOUTH AUSTRALIA, at their Establishment, NORTH-TERRACE, ADELAIDE. MESSRS. TUXFORD again have the honor to announce that the Judges awarded ALL THE PRIZES offered by the South Australian Agricultural Society to the COMBINED REAPING AND MOWING. MACHINES, exhibited at work at the Society's Trial, held October 11, 1SG5, by the Messrs. Tuxfobd, Sole Importers, North-terrace, Adelaide, March, 1SGG. Business Notices. TO THE SETTLERS OF VICTOR HARBOR, ENCOUNTER BAY, PORT ELLIOT, &c, &c. rri...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 5 May 1866
We publish a supplement gratuitously with our present number ; but notwithstanding this we are compelled, by the pressure on our space, to hold over our Adelaide correspondent's letter. The news from the metropolis is however exceedingly meagre The Gazelle of Thursday evening contains a pro clamation disbanding the volunteer force, and authorizing the enrolment of volunteers under the new Act. The new Southern ' Volunteer' districts are specified in our Adelaide telegram. 'We understand tbat the Government have aban doned the condition inserted in the specifications of the wharf extension at Goolwa that the timber used should necessarily be Swan River mahogany. It is now thought that timber suitable for the purpose may be obtained in the colony, and the alteration is, at all events, likely to ensure greater expedition iu the execution of the -work. A survey is being made of the road from Victor Harbor to the Inman Bridge, and we believe tenders will be almost immediately called for ...
OTAGO. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 5 May 1866
OTAGO. Wiib reference to the gold-fields, the Outgo Times of tbe 18th instant says: — Although there have betn no startling occurrences Qn tbe gold-fields during the pnst month, mining has been pursued with steady activity, and from all the districts the accounts received give promise of success. Sluicing, on a 1 irge scale, and quariz mining ere ihe principal forms into which gold mining is resolving itself. Dis coveries of promising quarts rctfs are being fre quently made, and from the encouragement given to ppltlemcnt and cultivation on the gold-fields every inducement is offered to permancut residence upon iiiciv. There was a cab strike in Dunedin on the 1 6th irsiant, the stands being loft wiihnut vehicles until 3 o'dadi in the afternoon. The strike was agreed to liectuse --f sevr-ral provisions ia the by-laws of tbe Corporation, wh/ch v.erc on tliat day brought into operation for tlio finst time. It terminated at 3 iVclock,1bc men being persuaded that the proper way lo obtain ...
PRELIMINARY TRIAL TRIP OF THE JOLLY MILLER. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 5 May 1866
PRELIMINARY TRIAL TRIP OF THE JOLLY MILLER. The 'engineers' ' trial trip of Mr. Basham's new ifurrsy steamer ' The Jolly Miller' was made on Tuesday afternoon, preparatory to the vessel bc-iDg handed over to her owner, 'whose intention it is, we understand, to issue [invitations to the actual trial trip, to take place some time in next week. VVe recsived no intimation from 'Messrs. Hooker and Curson, of their intention to make the trip on Tues day; hat a gentleman whoiwas present has obligingly furnished ns with the following particulars : — At 2 o'clock, steam having been got up, lbs vessel Fonndry, and steamed upjtho river, having on board a party of about 70 ladies and gentlemen, among whom were Captain Smythe (of the Wentwortb). Messrs. A. Graham, Charles Price, Wm. Basham, \vm. Gardner, Wm. Tait (Harbor-Master), Caleb Peacock (Blanchetown), Campbell (of the Customs), OJdficld, and several ethers interested in the river trade. The afternoon was exceedingly fine, and the trip was...
NEW ZEALAND. NORTHERN NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 5 May 1866
NEW ZEALAND. NORTHERN NEWS. The Oiago Tines, in its summary on the IStb instant, says: — There have been few events to record in connection with the war in the North. The natives appear to have ceased resistance, aud in the Opotiki district, where it was prolonged beyond any Other p:ut of ihe island, tbe liau-baus have given an earnest of retirirg from the contest by promising to give up their leader Kereopa as soon as they can secure him. Referring to the trials of the Maoris convicted in Auckland of having been engaged in tbe murders of tbe Uev. Mr. V'!kner aud Mr. l-'ul- lonn, the Wellington Independent rematks: — The trials of the Maoris for the murders at Opotiki and Vlwkatane have terminated, and 25 men were sen fenced to death— 16 for tho murder of the seaman ISVd, and nine for being aciessories to the murder of James Fulloon. These, witli tbe four sentenced to death on the preceding day for the murder jof Mr. Volkner, make 29 natives sentenced to death rbr capi'al crimes. Th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 5 May 1866
Auctions MoKTULY SALES AT MIDDLETON. WM. HODGSON, AUCTIONiikK AND VALUATOR, Mi: nr.ETON axj) Port Eluot, JVps to ultimate that lie has again commenced holdir-e Monthly .Ga1cs at Middleton of HORSES. CATTLE, KHEF.P, FA KM IMPLEMENTS, &e., &c, and that lie will hold the KEXT SALE on FRIDAY, JUNE 1, At 2 o'clock p.m, ?Good Stockyards, and commodious Storage for all jclasscs of Goods. Sales attended to in any part of the South with the greatest promptitude. ? PRELIMINARY NOTICE. T4MES AJIjORE is instructed by Mr. W. Goslin, p) ' Slrathalbyn Hotel, to sell by auction, early in juhe ? The whole of his Superior FURNITURE, ard STOCK-IN-TRADE of a LIGEKSED VIC TUALLER Horses, Harness Tigs, &c. ALSO, THE LAKE HOTEL, MILANG, with SEVERAL TOWNSHIP ALLOTMENTS. For particulars apply to the Auctioneer. WILLIAM GARDNER, T-ORT ELLIOT AND VICTOR HARBOR, JL AocTioifEER ?**!» Valuator, Salesman and General Commission Agent Sales attended in any part of the Country. Favors prompt...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 5 May 1866
m ? Shipping. ? ^&'uf&'' THOg LIVERPOOL. — The S.S.S ^j^ffisl V GREAT BRITAIN, hiv.ng just arrived, will leave Melbourne for the above port on Tcesdat, May 15. Vi\ YOUKGHUSBAND, JUN-, & CO., '5H» ACRAMAK, MAIN, LINDSAY, & CO., Agents. v^iPtoSv QTEAM TO MELBOURNE.— ^llij The ALDINGA am- COOROK& will sail -it the following dates : — From AnEiAiDE. Fpoii Memjoubxe. Aldinga, May 2. Coorong, May 2. Coorong, ' 8. Aldinga, ' 8. i Aldinga, ' 14. Cooroug, « U. _ Cocrong, ' 19. Aldinga, ' 18. Aldinga, -l 24. Ccorong, *: 24. Coorong, *r 29. Aldinga, ' 29. AldLaga, June 4. Coorong, June 4. Carrying Goods and Passengers. J. DARWENT, Grenfell-street. ^^ /CLIPPER Schooner CYNTHIA, 65 tons, JM^E\ \J C. Heath, master. The owners of the ftfefej^jy fest-saUiug clipper Schooner -SS^=? CYNTHIA brg to intimate to the Settlers, Storekeepers, and others resident i» the Southern District ihat the above vessel is now regularly trading between Poit Adelaide and Port Vic...
COMMERCIAL. Southern Argus Office, Friday Evening, May 4, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 5 May 1866
COMMERCIAL, ? ♦ ? Southern Argus Office, Friday Evening, May 4, 1866. We have no change to note in local markets during the week. Holders of -wheat are still dis inclined to sell, and millers on the other hand are cautious in their purchases. We may quote wheat nominally at 6s., bat it is doubtful -whether pur chasers could be found for any quantity at that figure. No oats or barley are offering, and the prevail ing inactivity on the river prevents a demand. Some small quantities of potatoes have moved ! along the line during the week, but there is no alteration in prices. Hay remains at our last quotations, and the de mand is entirely confined to local consumption. Our Adelaide telegrams quote wheat at the close of to-day's business at 6s. 33. ; flour, £15 to £16 10s. Melbourne quotations -will ateo be found in our telegraphic columns, and further extraordinary large arrivals of Chilian produce are noted there.
SHIPPING. VICTOR HARBOR SHIPPING. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 5 May 1866
SHIPPING. VICTOR HAEBOR SHIPPING. ARRIVED. Sunday, April 29 — Gem, cutter. 46 tnnp, Lnthibv, from Port Adelaide. Cargo — 2 --?*£« , J. Oliver ; 25 do., W. Bowman: 60 do., D. Mvrick; 33 do., T. Goode; 3 do, P. C. Greayer; 1 do., Heggaton ard Hodge; 6 do., S. Trigg; 12 do.. .Smallacombe ; 7 do., D. T. Jones : 5 do., O. W. Wilcock: 2 do., W. WartUe ; 1 do., W. Rogers ; 4 do., R. Redman ; 6 do.. Dr. Tavlor : 2 do., W. Metcalf ; 2 do.. G Eaton ; 70 do.. P. C. Oreavor: 15 do., E Harltins: 20 do.. G. Wright: G do., C. .Tervis; 16 C*o.. H--?-raton and Hofigr.' ? 06 do . E. Truslove ; 4 do.. IT'srgins : 20 do.. J. Giiber1; 2 do.. Anstcv; 2 do., H. Bamett; ?, do.. R. Roily; 1 do., S. A. Banking: Comnanv; 1 do.. D. Mackie; 1 do.. J. Golding; 6 do., C Wood; 2 do.. J. Leak; 10 do., E. Sparks; 1 do., H. S. Snarkp; 1 n*-v. C. A. Ra.sb.am; 35 do., G. S. Read; 132 do., S. Trigg ; 31 do., Freeman. SAILED. Sunday, April 29 — Ctkthia, Fchonner. 65 tonF. C. Heath, master, for Port Adelaide, via Rosetta ...
AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 5 May 1866
AMERICA. Bv -hn arrival «f the Cheetah, from San Francisco, we (Mc-lbmnie Herald) are placed in possession of later Caliiirnian papers, which contain -ttregraphic iutelligence from l\ew York to the ISth February. Washington, February 12. Hon- George Bancroft was frequently iiitenu;i-ed by applause during the delivery of his oration before ^Jonprcps yesterday, in honor, of President Lincoln, 'cppc'a'ly in those parts 'he emphasised, in which, trliiJe fpeaking of Great Hrite in, he said : — ' Let the inform Bill infewj new life into the British Consti $ution, by^oufevring rightful powers on thg people, .and aw «ahnot be indifferent to the country which ^rndnccs Fucb statesmen as Cob3en and Bright But the best bower-anchors of peace were the woik J!Jg classes of England, who sum red most from our civil war; f.ir wLiie they broke diminished bread in sorrow, always eucouraged us to persevere.' The applause was more emphatic, however, when the orator e^laimed : ' The Republic of Mexico mu...
LATEST INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. Friday, May 4, 7 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 5 May 1866
LATEST INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. ^ ? IFrom our own Correspondent.! VICTORIA. I Br Electric Telegraph. I Friday, Mav I, 7 p.m. The Camilla, with wheat on Adelaide account, was awaiting orders in Melbourne. Californian wheat was worth 7s. The Aldinga arrived in Mellnurne on Friday morning, and will leave for Adelaide on Tuesday. Sir Charles Darling leaves for Sydnev en route for England on Monday next. A great demonstration was preparing for the occasion. Balfour's motion was carried by 49 to 15. The address on the £20,000 waa to be dis cussed on Friday night. The Argus recommends the Opposition to prevent the motion being proceeded with. Yesterday's arrivals of foreign breadstuffs were as folio ts: — 36,000 bags of flour and 2,300 bushels of wheat. Heavy rains were falling.
NOTES AND SKETCHES IN THE SOUTH. NO I.—PORT ELLIOT. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 5 May 1866
JspTES AND SKETCHES IN THE SOUTH. NO L— PORT ELLIOT. ' To sU on rocks, to muse o'er flood and fell, To slowly trace the forest's shady scene ; ?\Vhero things that own not man's dominions dwell, And mortal foot bath ne'er or rarely been. To climb tine trackless mountains all unseen, With tbe wild flock that never needs a fold; Alone o'er steeps and' foaming falls tofcau — This i6 not solitude : 'tis but to held Converse with Nature's charms, and view her stores unrolled.' ? Ethos's Childe Harold, Canto II., 6tanza xxv. It may be premised with tolerable cerfainty that the poet par excellence of all modern times in all liis wanderings never found a resting-place at Port Elliot. And yet w-ho will deny that the exquisite lines at1 the head of this paper would, a brief while ago, have applied as well to our own rock-bound coast and dark-hoed scrub-clad hills as to the classic shores of. Greece, or. the frowning glories of ftfcvering Highland steeps ? Even while Byron lived' the sister pic...
NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, Friday Evening, May 4. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 5 May 1866
NEW SOUTH WALES. [By Elcctkic TELEGiiApn.1 Svduev. Fridav Eveninp-. iVTnv X. Yattenden won the Sydney Cup, Sultana second, Falcon third, and Tarragon nowhere. It was a close race of 3 minutes 45 seconds. Fishook won the Champagne Stakes. Cossack won the Maidens and. Mormon the Selling Stakes. The Urara steamer was a complete wreck at Graf con Heads. She was insured. All the hands were saved, but the carfro was lost.
THE DINNER TO THE MEMBERS FOR NOARLUNGA. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 5 May 1866
THE DINNER TO THE MEMBERS FOR NOARLUNGA. Tbe complimentary dinner to Messrs. Colton and Carr on Friday evening, the 27th ult., was. very poorly attended, A number of gentlemen who hkd promised to attend were unavoidably prevented, bnt those who were present were representative men. Mr. Dungey had provided a most excellent repast, the only thing wanting being an assembly sufficiently- ? large to dispose of it. Mr. Jas. Clark, J.P., presided, supported by Mr. J. Colton, M.P., Mr. J. Carr, M.P., and Mr. D. Sutherland, M.P., whilst Mr. R. Budgen, J.P., ably filled the vice-chsir. atae loyal toasts having been duly disposed of, Mr. II. Douglas proposed ' The Parliament of South Australia' in a very humorous manner, ex pressing his opinion that all classes were therein well represented, from the most enlightened-and in telligent to the greatest blackguards.' Mr. D. Sutherland, M.P., responded, as tbe nenior member present, and as a former representative. ? Ha believed that his defeat some...