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LATEST ADELAIDE NEWS. Friday, May 4, 7.10 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 5 May 1866
LATEST ADELAIDE NEWS. ( By Electric Telegraph.] [Prom our own Correspondent.] Friday, Mav 4, 7.10 p.m. The proceeds of ihe amateur performance in aid of the funds of the Orphan Home insti tution amounted to £125 nctt. The missionary barque John Williams had arrived from London. Messrs. Dann & Son are establishing a flour mill at Port Adelaide. Another meeting will shortly be held with reference to the construction of a railway to Glenelg. There was £100 deficiency in the Albert Belis fund. Willungs, Morphett Yale, Noarlunga, and Aldinga have been proclaimed one volunteer district ; Yankalilla, Myponga, and Rapid Bay form another ; Strathalbyn, Breraer, Alexandrina, Onaunga, Macclesfield, and Kondoparinga another ; Port Elliot, Goolwa, and Eneaunter Bay another ; Mount Barker, Nairtie, Onkaparinga, and Echnnga another. The Assistant Engineer reports that there is not more thaa a month's supply of water in the reservoir. Steps are being taken to establish in Ade laide a co-ope...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 5 May 1866
MARRIED. Jones — Lindsay. — On the 3rd of May, at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev. J. Hotham. Mr. W. J. Jones, eldest son of Mr. Thomas Jones. Superintendent Goolwa Tramway, to Miss Jane Reid Lindsay, only daughter of Captain John Lindsay, of Goolwa. late of the Europa. ?lu f outhevn lUps. PORT ELLIOT, SATURDAY, 5th MAY.
PORT ELLIOT AND GOOLWA. SATURDAY, MAY 5. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 May 1866
PORT ET.LTOT AND OOOLWA. Satltpay, May u. I Present — Mcssrc. tfumtun (Chairman), B. Welsh, [ B. Cornish, and \V. Rankine. i Clerk to solicit Ihe sanction of the Government for ' leave io erect a tcacbej's residence on ibe reserve, .? near Section No. 30, Hindmarik Island. ! The Council confirmed Mr. Coriiish's arrangement j with Mr. J. Franklin for the ccnstiuction of a cu!- ' vert, at £10, ou wad now uudergoicg repairs tt j Waterp'irt. ? T.etr^r rnni3 frnm \lr .T S TTjirilinrr Tirnm'cmrr to proceed in a week with his road contract in Goulwa street, near Police Station. The road repairs ia Currency Creek, near Me-ssrs. Shipway and Duthit's sections, to be rcadvertised. I 'lenders to be called for making a roadway acix'ES i tbe swamp ou Hiudmarsh Island, between Sections 29 and 39, iu accordance with memorial received. Permission was granted to Mr. Wrc. Varcoe to devote a portion of the ferry-yards on Hindrcarsh ipl.iud for slaughtering purposes, on condition the otf.il and nuisance...
RAPID BAY. SATURDAY, MAY 5. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 May 1866
RAPID BAY. Saturday. May 5. Piescnt — All the members. Mr. Kurgess attended respecting exchange of road for deviation cut by him opposite his house. Ee tolved, that no exchange be made. Mr. Burgess handed in an account for rent due by Mr. Tveleggan. The Council declined paying it, but j offered to forward it to tbe Destitute Board. j Circular received from Commissioner of Crown j Lands respecting dc-titu'e sick. The Council re- j solved again to recommend itr. isradaock. Dr. Bradduck's account f.»r medical attendance on Treleggan to be forwarded to tbe Destitute Board. i Mr. Mo'jriu to bo apain Furnmnnetl to the Local , Court if the road through Section 1534 is not opened j before the 12:h inst. Mr. Itoper attended respecting deviation to Rapid Bay. Resolved, tbat the deviation be carried out as surveyed by Mr. VVoodgate. Letter from Mr. Tarraii, stating that some lags of j wheat bad been cut open in the yard ou Rapid Bay j Reserve. ! Resolved, that the rate of maintenance for great...
YANKALILLA. SATURDAY, MAY 5. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 May 1866
YANKALILLA. Satdi'DAy. May 5. Present — All the members. Mr. Putlacd reported having let to T. Jones filling ruts on Salt Creek and Doctor's- road for £1 4«. An offer was received i'io:n Mr. D. Attroll to metal -3-i chains of Blackfellows' Creek road. Considered too high. Mr. Bradbury agreed to keep water-drains clear on Inraan Valley-road between his place aucl Mr. Bostock'd for the next four months for £3. The Inspector to make out other specifications for building a smaller bridge on Salt Creek- void. Ten ders to bo iuvitcd for same and other works not yet let.
DISTRICT COUNCILS. WILLUNGA. MONDAY, MAY 7. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 May 1866
DISTRICT COUNCILS. WILMJNGA. Moxday. May 7. Present — AH the members. A circular was received from the Commissioner of Crowu Lands, stating that the sum of £11 would be tbe proportionate share for the District of Willuoga of tbe funds granted by Government for the destitute sick was read. I Mr. Battian proposed tbat £6 10s. be paid for the j reeonstmction of Paddy's Bridge in the Meadows, inclusive of an additional )o*d of stone to he put by the contractors at the foot of the bridge. Seconded ? by Mr. Middlebrook and carried. Tenders to be invited for filling in the watercourse near Binney's with Ings and stone. Payments, £15 10s.
LAW COURTS. LOCAL COURT, STRATHALBYN. TUESDAY, MAY 8. [Before Messrs. Dashwood, Rankine, and Graham.] WALSH v. TURNER [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 May 1866
LAW COURTS- | LOC1L COURT, STRATHALBYN. Tuesday, May S. [Before Messrs. Da-hwood, Raukine, and Graham.] W * T QW T TlTPVCD t Action for £2, tailoi's account. Defendant ordered t-- pay 5s. prr week. Uebbert axd Frame v. Wellington. Action for £21 13i., for medical attendance asd i medicines. j Verdict for plaintiff; to be paid at £1 per month, j MOAK V. HUCBARD AXD AnOTUER. j Action for £4 10s., for the value of aud damage sus tained by the illegal detention of a pair of plough wlieels. the nronei'tv of the olaintirF. Verdict for £1 10s., the wheels to be given up to the plaintiff. Kitto v. KoHTOjr. Action for £16 lls. 10£d., for reaping 38i acres of wheat, &c. The dispute in this case was as to the price of tbe reaping, the plaintiff claiming 7s. per acre, and the ! defendant being willing to pay 6s. per acre only. Theie was some cross evidence ad to ihe current price. j The Court gave a verdict for C3. 6c'. per acre — i total, £14 12s. 7id. KlTTO V. CnAMiES. Action for £5 5...
THE POSTAL SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 May 1866
TDE POSTAL SERVICE. The delays and inefficiency of the existing Southern and Riverine postal By stems consti tute perhaps tbe most serious grievance under which this district suffers. No one disputes the injustice or attempts to palliate the evils it inflicts. The arguments we have used on the subject have been and are constantly being abundantly sustained. Members of Parlia ment, speakers at public dinners, the Chamber of Commerce, and other authorities of vary ing degrees of importance, have all the same tale to tell, and the same remedy to ask for. Even the Postmaster-Gexeral himself confesses to haying been ' for some time desi rous of expediting' our mails ; but the pros pect of increased haste which he affords us is dim and uncertain indeed. We publish in another column an extract from the last rer port of the Committee of the Chamber of Commerce, in which the delays on Southern and Riverine mail routes are specially dealt with. The Committee it seems hare written to the Postm...
THE SOUTHERN AND RIVERINE POSTAL SERVICES. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 May 1866
TIIE SOUTHERN AND R1VEMNE POSTAL SERVICES. We extract the following from tbe recent report i of the Committee of the Chamber of Commerce : — j ' Delay in the Transmission of the Inland Msiis. — ] Tbe attention of tbe Cox.mutee bas been directed to j the great length of time occupied in the transmission | of many of our inland mails io the great injury of ? business. As instances, the mails to Goo!wa and | Victor Harbor, to Werit*vo:tb, to Mount Gambier, and tfce S5outj;-Eastern District generally. From Goolwa and Victor Harbor, although tbe distance fro:n Adelaide is oaly a'. out CO miles, no reply can be obxaiKed until tiie iourtii day. me wentvrorth mails, which close earl ; on Monday morning, convey j letters which must be writteu oa the previous Satur day, and are a week old on arrival at Wentworth; i while the South-Eastern mail takes four days, to reach Mount Gambier. The business -;f the Darling and the South- Eastern portion of this co'ony is keenly competed for by our Vicfo...
ROBBERY OF THE GREAT NORTHERN MAIL, NEAR SINGLETON. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 May 1866
ROBBERY OF THE GREAT NORTHERN MAIL, NEAR SINGLETON. [From the Mahland MercurtiA Shortly before dawn on the 16th April the Great Northern mail was robt.ed by threearmed highwayman, wl.o stopped it at Red fost Hill, near Fallbrook, about five miles from tingle; on. The fellows were ou foot when they called upon the driver of the mail to pull up. enforcing their co:nmand by presentirg pis-tols. The driver was then ordered to descend, and the passengers (six in number) to come out of the coach. The orders of the scoundrels were re luctantly obeyed, as Eo-ne of the passengers were armed. The scheme of jobbery was evidently well planned, because the robbers had ropes with them, and with these ropes they tied tbe driver and pas sengers un to trees and tbe fencina bv the roadside. Before dciag so Mr. Morse, of Abiiigdon, New England, endeavored to escape and to pick up a stick to defend himself, when one cf the ruffians seized him, and dealt him two blows with ihe butt end of a pi^o! — one ...
COMMERCIAL. Southern Argus Office, Friday Evening, May 11, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 May 1866
COMMERCIAL. Soutlurn Argus Office, Friday Evening, M&v 11. ISfifi. The markets continue in a state of almost total inactivity. We have not heard of any sales of wheat during the week. Millers wiil scarcely give within 6(1. of the quoted town price, whilst holders still refuse to sell. Oats. — There is a slight enquiry for small lots for local consumption, but at present there are none in the locality. j-ariey. — m- uere is cu uexxutuu. .a. small quanuiy is offering at 6*. 6d. Potatoes. — A considerable quantity on hand. They may be quoted at £8. Four tons vrere sold by auction yesterday at Victor Harbor in small quan tities at an average of £5. At Strathalbyn Dunn & Co. are offering 5s. lOd. per bushel for wheat to-day. In Adela'de the corn market is as quiet as btfore, and there is nothing doing in wheat or flour for ex port. The only transactions are for home cousump tion. We quote wheat 6s. 3d., and flour £15 to £16. Bran and p-illard are very scarce, and higher i...
DREADFUL PARRICIDE AT THE ROCKY RIVER. [From the Armidale Express.] [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 May 1866
DREADFUL PARRICIDE AT TIIE UOCKr KlVEJi. [From tbe Armidale Erprcss ] On Thursday, a most horrible murder wa« com mitted at. the Kocky, the victim being an old uian, j highly respected, named Donald M'llae, and the 1 murderer, it is sbockir.g t- add, his soa, a man of i about 30 years of age, of ungovernable itmjirr, and ! said by some persons to be weak witted, though others j deny it. j It appears, from most reliable information, which we liave been lavoml with, that ti-.e lath, r and son were tunnelling in the bank of the river, along with anotlur man, below Mr. Hrotrn's paddock. onThurs- j Jay List. About noon the old dmi reproved \\-# son ' for lea\ing too much dirt ou the washing stuff. It! appears that the sou eaiil nothing, bat soon after be j came behii.d his fatiier and hmiuViiiy struck Iiis pick i into the back of his head, or into where the neck j j.ins tbi heal. Old M'liae f-s!l, apparently dead, on rcceiriug the blow. His unnatural assaiiatit then struck the pick furio...
THE NEW VICTORIAN TARIFF. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 May 1866
THE NEW VICTOKIAN TARIFF. The Argus of April 25 says : — The new tariff js likely to be in operation for some time. The units of entry are. also being enforced. The tariff is as follows : — s. d. Opium perlb. ? 10 0 Tea, per lb. ? ... ... 0 3 Sugar and molasses, per cwt ? 3 0 Dried fruits, per lb ? 0 1 Export duty on gold. — Is. per oz. sroy until 31st December, 1866; 6i. per cz. troy from and after that date to 3 1st December,' I SG7 ; and from and after the 31st December, 18S7, the said duty to cease and determine. Preserved fruits and vegetables, nuts of all kinds (not including cocoauuis), butter, cheese, candles, bacon, lard, hams, starch, soap, confectionary, biscuits, comfits, sweet meats, succades, jams, macaroni, vermi celli, maizena, preserved meats, and fish, per lb., or package of that reputed weight... 0 1 Salt, per ton ? 20 0 Vinegar, per gallon ... ? 0 6 Varnish, per gallon ... ... ? 2 0 Salted provisions (including fish, not other wise ennumerated, and not caught fro...
THE RIVERINE DISTRICTS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 May 1866
? i THE RIVERINE DISTRICTS. i Cleabixg the McnitAY. — It is reported, we bolieve ) on pood authority, that Messrs. ifmith and Bank?, ! of Wsbguuyah, have for some time been in corre- j spondence with the Victorian Government on the subject of clearing the Murray above Echuca, and that they have offered to undertake the work for a certain sum. We hear that the Government bas expressed itself favorably with regard to the proposal, and tbat there is every probability the offer will be accepted. — Riverine Herald. IYeuho-Pxecmoma (fays the Dally lit raid) is fearfully prevalent in the neighborhood. We boar that on a dairy farm a few miles from town the pro prietor has lost, through this disease, 60 bend oi' j cattle during the last three months ; and one earlier i in town has lost eight wo: king bullocks. The cis- j ease is not confined to cattle on die town reserve, but I ou some of the neighboring stations the number of deaths from this fearful rnaiady has been great. Westworth. — The...
Notice to Subscribers at Goolwa and Hindmarsh Island. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 May 1866
Notice to Subscribers at Goolwa and Hindmarsh Island. Bji some strange freak of officialism no mail is dispatched to Goolwa hy the first morning truck from Port Elliot, a»rf papers posted at Port Elliot are consequently not delivered at Goolwa until nearly 1 o'clock p.m. To obviate this inconvenience as far as possible, we have made arrangements to forward our pajws by the first truck to our Goolwa agent — Mr. E. Cohen — direct, hi all cases icherc subscriber's wish to obtain their copies by that means earlier i than they can through the Post Office. We shall continut to jwst subscribers' copies, hut upon intimation being given to our publisher any Goolwa or Hindmarsh Island, subscriber may have his paper forwarded to the care of Mr. Cohen, and he may then obtain it fully two hours earlier than through the Post.
ADELAIDE. Adelaide, May 8. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 May 1866
ADELAIDE. [From our own Correspondent J Adelaide. Mav 8. Weather, politics, amusements, and gossip must necessarily form the staple of the letters of a cor responded in Adelaide. Science and the fine arts are cultivated but fitfully and imperfectly, and the instil ntiens formed in their interest are now in a somewhat quiescent state. Almost the otily matter of any interest to South Australian politicians has been the dinner on 2nd May to the East Torrens members — Messrs. Goode and JX. Ulytli. Tnere was a considerable gathering, and the affair went off tolerably well, as those dinners generally do. The occasion was scarcely political; it was more a personal demonstration. The elected of East Torrens have been generally opposed to each other on questions of importance ; but ** the most intelligent district in the colony' could go no longer without a dinner, and all shades of opinions being represented by the two members, the gathering was necessarily cf a catholic, universal characte...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 May 1866
Companies and Societies. SOUTHERN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. A MEETING of Members and intending Members J_X of tte Southern Agricultural Society -will be Jield at the Port Elliot Assembly Rooms (Smalla combe's), on Monday evening, the 14th instant, at 7 o'clock, for the election of a Committee and cfiicers for the enduing year. The attendance and co-operation of residents of Encounter Bay, Victor Harbor, MiJdleton, Currency . Creek Goolwa, and Hindmarsh Island js earnestly ' invited, in order to make arrangements for a Plough ing Match and Sho? of Stock and Implements during the ensuing season, in continuation of the movement successfully initiated at Middletan last year. By order, J. F. BOTTOMLEY, Honorary Secretary. Port Elliot, May 3, 1866. Wants. WANTED immediately, TEAMS (Bul'ocks or Horses) to Cart Stone. Gool prices given. Apply to R. Redman, Contractor, Victor Hcrbor. WANTED to PURCHASE, in any quantity, Store or Fat PIGS; also, Fat CATTLE. JOHN HUMPHRIS, JUN., Willunga. WANTED, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 May 1866
Shipping. x^#^'» T?OK LIVERPOOL.— Tbe S.S.S ^MgjJtL^^ GREAT BRITAIN, having j ist anived, will leave Melbourne for the above port on Tuesday, May 15. W. Yt).U.\GHUSBA-D, JUN., & CO., AOKAMAN, MAIN, LINDSAY, & CO., Agentf. s&?&* QTEAM TO MELBOURNE.— » ALDINGA axd COOROKG will sail on the following dates : — Fnoii Adelaide. From Melbourne. Aldinga, ' 34. } Coororg, ' 34. Coirong, ' 19. Aldinga, ' 18. Aldinga, ' 24. Coorong, ' 24. Coorong, ' 29. Aldinga, ' 29. Aldinga, June 4. Coorong, Jane 4. Carrying Goods and Passengers. J. DARWENT, Grenfell-street rl^ /CLIPPER Schooner CYNTHIA, 65 tons, Jjfij^ v-- C. Heatb, master. The owners of the ffigyfc^' fast-sailing clipper Schooner -33J3L. CYNTHIA beg to intimate to the Settlers, Storekeepers, and others resident in the Southern District that the abore vessel i9 now regularly trading between Port Adelaide and Port Victor, and trust by care and punctuality to obtain a share of their support. Agents at Port Vict...