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SPAIN. Cadiz, March 23. Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 19 May 1866
SPAIN. Cadiz, March 23. Evening. Advices from Cuba announce that the inhabitants were about to open a. patriotic subscription to assisi. the Government in the war against Chili. Madrid, March 25. Yesterday, in the Chamber of Deputies, Senor Fages pioposed tbe redueli n of the armv. Tbe motion was opposed by Senor Dominguez, on account of the state of political affairs in Europe.
THE TRAMWAY EXTENSION DINNER. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 19 May 1866
THE TRAMWAY EXTENSION DINNER. We demote the principal portion of our space to-day to a: detailed report of the proceedings, at the dinner given to the members for Encounter Bay, in commemo ration of the passing of the Tramway Ex tension Bill. We are compelled to with hold our remarks on the subject until our next issue, and we also hold over in favor of the report a leader that is in type, and our District Council and Rotyl Board reports, and some other local matter. The Northern Territory Commissioners have for warded their report to the Governor-in Chief. The decision has not been officially announced, but we understand it to be that the whole of- the six charges laid by the Government agaiust Mr. Finnish, the iate Resident, are sustained in then- entirety. Ok Tuesday last Mr. Basham gave a pleasure trip lo the Murray Mouth in his new steamer the Jolly Miller, when upwards of 200 persons availed them selves of the opportunity afforded them. We under stand that s. verv agreeable da...
GERMANY. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 19 May 1866
GERMANY. Tiie Kobd-diC Zieiung ai iifunces the death of the Landgrave -f lln^e-Hombour?, tX the Rge of S3. The deceased Prince havii.g left uo hijirs, h:s territory reverts to V.ia Grai:d-Ducal lluuse of llessi Darmstadt, in accordance with a famiiyarfangemunt, j vihich was concluded a few years back.
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. LATEST MURRAY AND DARLING NEWS. (Via Wentworth and Adelaide.) Friday, May 18, 6.20 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 19 May 1866
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. LATEST MURRAY AND DARLING NEWS. (Via Wentworth and Adelaide.) I By* Electric Telegraph. | I From our own Correspondent.] Friday, May 18, G.20 p.m. Sydney telegrams say that at Fort Hourke the river was bank high, and. the drought had ceased; At Kuhnane and Wentworth it was raining on the 13th instant, and the Murray had risen three inches in 24 hours. In other places the rise had been from eight to ten The latest advices from the Upper Darling are to the effect that the people are almost starving for want of rations, and the super fluous station hands were being sent away as there was nothing to feed them with. At Wentworth the line of the telegraph is still unfinished on the Sydney side, and this ii considered most disastrous to Adelaide merchants, all of whom are desirous of com municating immediately.
AUSTRIA AND PRUSSIA. Vienna, March 25. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 19 May 1866
AUSTRIA AI\D PUU. SlA. Vienra, March 25. Tl-e relations Letween Aasiria and Prussia !tma:n uncharged. Some Yimiiia papers contain reassurirg stalcincnts, oihers continue t-» publitb minors of a wailike natu:e. and assert tint Pru?$i& v.-ill shortly send sjj ulumstum to ihe Austrian Government. Accordirg j to the Pics^e Prussian Iroops have been pushed for- j ward to '.lie £i!cMan frontier, where prcn::iati»i:s are being made for establishing the Lead-quar'.ers of Prince Frederick Cl-.aile?. 'j Jio Emperor Fiaucis Joseph aodressed a letter to the King of PiEssia, congratulatii-g His M«j *ty on the occasion of his birthday, but containing no poli tical allusions. It is rumored that Prussia has offered Austria 50 million ibalers if the latter will cede her rights ovei the Duehies. B x-slau, March 25. TliC fortifiaaiior.s of Cracow arc Ldrig a-moi with the utn:o-t fxpuditjon, Jbc wurk being carried oi. night and day. Troops have LeeH ordered to proceed to sci'crai jjoiuts letvre...
LATEST ADELAIDE NEWS. Friday, May 18. 7.35 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 19 May 1866
LATEST ADELAIDE NEWS. I By Electric Telegrafit.1 [From our own Correspondent.] Frirtav. Mav IS. 7.35 n.m. Only 78 volunteers have 'been enrolled in tlie Adelaide district under the new regula tions. In the Supreme Court all the cases have been adjourned until Tuesday, to. enable Mr. Justice Boothby to consider Mr. Strangways' objection to the validity of the appointment of the Attorney-General, and Mr. Bruee's ob jection in Auld's case — that the scene of the murder of the native is out of the jurisdiction of the Court In the case of Hibbart, of Yankalilla, Judge Boothby, finding that the bail had expired, required the prisoner to find fresh bail till the close of the session, to give the Attorney-General the opportunity of perform ing his duty. The Albert Bells will be landed to-morrow.
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. FRANCE. Paris, March 24. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 19 May 1866
LATEST JNTKLLIGJ.NCE. ? j [EECTEU'S TELECnAMS.] FKANCE. Paris. March IX. In the Corps Legislatiff to-day several Bills oi local ict-rest were passed, sifter which the sittitigs ?were adjourned until tbe 4th April. 3.30 p.m. The Bourse his been dull. Rentes closed at CSf. 45c., or .iLeut ihe tames as k yesterday. ^ Tou'o-, March 24. ^K A second experiment has beer iiiede here upon an ^A. *-.W ingftte with Jlie maciiino rccentW invented for ^V^ the destruction of vessels at tea. The effect was ^^^ tremendous and quite irredstiblc, the frigate einkinp ^^^^imuaediatcl y.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 19 May 1866
Amusements. AMATEUR CONCERT AT TliE PORT ELLIOT ASSKMBLY ROOMS (Fsiaiaa cowbe's). — A CONCERT will be held at the above Booms on Friday, June 1st. Donrs open at half-past 7; to commence at 8 o'clock. BRIGHT MOONLIGHT. Tickets, 2«. each, to be had at all the principal Stores and Hotels in the district. EW WAXWORK EXHIBITION will arrive at PORT ELLIOT on Monday or Tuesday next, -with TWENTY-SIX NEW FIGURES that have never yet been Exhibited South of Adelaide. New Figures, New Dresses, and Speaking Like nesses. Admission, Is. ; Children, Half Price. Auctions ? — - i WEDNESDAY, May 23, at 1 o'clock. AT LOUISVILLE. BALE OF HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE. W. GARDNER HA S received instructions from Mr. Thomas Fowerhy to sell by auction, at his residence, Louisville — Hii HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE Kitchen Otensilp, Tools, &c. 2 Prime Pigs fit for killing 1 Milch Cow (;f not previously disposed of}. Sale to commerce at 2 o'clock sharp. Terms — Cash. FRIDAY, May 25. at 1 1 o'clock. AT PORT VICTOR. IMP...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 19 May 1866
Shipping'. *p,$*L-, ©TEAM To MELB . U.JXE.— -saas^ AL1UNGA Axn COORONG will fail on f lie following date? : — From Adelaide. Fkom Mrr.HocuxE. Aldinga, May 24. G-orong, May 24. Coorong, ' 29. A'uinga, ' 29. Aldinga, June 4. Coorong, June 4. Carrying Goods and Passengers. J. DAIIWENT, GrcnfeU-street. .-*.* /CLIPPER Schooner CYNTHIA, 65 tons, *-Ci$\ v C. Heath, master. The owners of the ^frfe-^g' fast-sailing clipper Schooner ~ CYNTHIA l^g to intimate to the Settlers, Storekeepers, and others resident in the Southern District that the ^P' aboro vessel is 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 Victor, ACRAMAN, MAIN, LINDSAY, & CO. Agents at Port Adelaide, F. B. JONES & CO. -r*K /CLIPPER SCHOONER CYNTHIA.— J^iN^A--/ REDUCED RATES or FREIGHT— The' Owners of the above favorite Schooner beg to announce that the Rates of Freight on Goods from Port Adelaide to Port Victor...
COMMERCIAL. Southern Argus Office, Friday Evening, May 18, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 19 May 1866
COMMERCIAL, ? '^p ? Southern Argus Office, Friday Evening, May 18, 1866. Inactivity still prevails in our local mar kets, and we have not heard of any trans actions in wheat during the we^k. The nominal price may be quoted at from 5s. 9d. to 6s. Small quantities of barley hare been pur chased for seed at 7 s. Oats have :noved at 6s. A small sale of potatoes has been effected at £7 per ton, Hay remains without alteration. We note the arrival of the Pilot and Spray, from Tasmania, with assorted cargoes of oats, timber, and potatoes. We are requested to direct attention to the advertisement of the sale by Mr. Gardner on Friday next, of the entire cargo of the Spray, by the order of Messrs. Acramau, Main, Lindsay, & Co.
SHIPPING. VICTOR HARBOR SHIPPING. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 19 May 1866
SHIPPING. VICTOR HATtBOR SHIPPING. ARRIVED. Sunday, May 13 — Pilot, schooner, 83 tons* Sijurray, master, from Van Diemeii's Land. G. S. Read, agent. Same Day — Spray, schooner, 103 tons, Hnrley, master, from Van Diemen's Land. R. Allen, agent. Monday, May 14 — Chest op the Wave, schoouer, 35 tons, Mortees, master, from Port Adelaide. In ballast. J. F. Bottomley, agent. Friday, May 18 — Swallow, cutter, Lewis, master, fioin Lacepede Bay. Passengers — Mr. O. K. Kicliard son and the Rev. B. T. Craig, in the cabin ; and three in the steerage. SAILED. Tuefdav, May 15— Crixoi.i.ve, schooner, 71 tons, O'Hara, master, 'for Port Adelaide. Wednesday, May 16— Crept of tiie Wave, schooner, 35 tons, Mortees, master, for Port Augusta. IMPORTS. Per Pilot — 30,000. feet s-awn timber, 6,000 palings, 15 tons potatocs.,175 bushels oat*, S. Trigp. Per Sr-RAY — 40,000 feet sawn timber, 4,0 0 palinc«, 30 tons potatoes, 55. bushel oats, 20.000 laths, Aeraman, Main, Lindsay, and Co.; 20,0'JO laths, 1,000 p...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 19 May 1866
MISCELLANEOUS. The Queen, ?with the junior members of the royal family, continues at Windsor Castle. Her Majesty takes' frequent -walks and drives in the vicinity of tbe Castle. On March 18, Princess Louise completed her 18th year. The Prince of Wales met with a fall on March 12 while hunting with the South Oxfordshire hounds, Imt it -was of the slightest possible character, and his royal highness did not sustain any i::jarv. Tbe prince was tbe guest of the Lari ot Alacclesueld (Use inasier of the hunt) for the day. 1 1 is intended to confer the dignity of rnysl high ness upon Prince Christian, the betrothed of ihe Princess Helena, in order that tht prince may take due Tank and precedence among tbe loyal family. The marriage of the Princess Helena is definitely fixed to take place at St. George's Chapel, Windsor, on the ii:h of July. Some time ago it was stated that the Chancellor of (he Exchequer had discontinued a translation of Homer, which he had been engaged upon fur years, on ...
THE FENIAN MOVEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 19 May 1866
THE FENIAN' MOVEMENT. The arrests for Fenianiem still continue, but on a diminished scale. In Limerick, Mr. Stephen B. Welsh, aged 24, a very repj-ectable vo-i.rg nun, was broogl-t in fr- m Kil-ral-Gck by the constabulary and lodged in the count}' gaol. The master of the R: tb, keale workhouse is also a prisoner in the fame gacj. In additio i 10 th^se there have beer, committed — Thomas M-Honnell, sla'cr, BaHinpsrry ? Mr. Ricbsrd Loane, weichmaster, Newcastle WYs' : and John Sheahan, publican, Newcastle West Tins man had been previously arrested, but was out on bail. The total number of Fr nians now in the c un'y cf Limerick prison is 33. Thomas O'Connell, of Albsy fe »le, recently arrested, was stated to have been a - A caitnin in the Federal army, and an assxiiate oF ^M Geary, w' o shot Head conRtnhle G'Sullivan in New- jl castle. His friends assert that he did not occupy, tlie ''^H rank of captain, and deny '.ha he had any acquain- '^H 40 ^M tai.o; wlift«- ver with G'nry. Fit thn...
THE TRAMWAY BILL COMMEMORATION DINNER. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 19 May 1866
THE TRAMWAY BILL COMMEMOBA TION DINNER. The compMmentary diauer to Messrp. William Evcrard and David Sutherland, the representatives of Encounter Bay, in commemoration of the passing of the Strath&lbyn and Middleton Tramway Bill, ?was held on Thursday evening last, the 1 7th instant, at Port Elliot. The building best known as ' Bot tomley'a Store' had been selected by the Committee of Management as the place in which the banquet should be given, an 1 as much as possible was do;ie to render it cheerful aai co nftirtabie ; but it was biyond possibility to accomplish this with any great degree of success. Draughts did prevail, and people's feet did cbill upon the earthy fl jor in spite of all that could be done. In fact, the selection of the building ?was a mistake. It might do well enough for the purpose in warmer weather, but with atmospherical influences what they were on Thursday evening we , sincerely hope we may never have to dine there again, even off the sumptuous fare ...
ADELAIDE. Adelaide, May 17. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 19 May 1866
^ ? . ? ? ?» ADELAIDE. [From our own Correspondent | Adelaide. May 17. Since my last letter we have had great causa of rejoicing in the copious rain with which we have been favored. Commencing on Friday evening, tho Ilth, it continued throughout the night and tho next day ; since then, at intervals, we have had fii 6 showers, and last night a perfest soaking. T! 9 farmers are, of course, in high sprits, and agricul tural operations are being carried on with gre-t activi y ov^r the plains. As yet, however, so far m we know, the people's srass has not benefitted to any great extent The rain diminishes in quantity as it goes northward, and at the Eurra bat little has fallen. It is to be hoped we shall soon have better news, and that the abandonment of our northern runs will not be complete. In business there is nothing startling to report. The Aerated Bread shares, quoted at 10s. buyerc, if. have be n (old at 4s. The Moouta has declar d another' dividend of £5; the Bismuth is not yet e...
ENGLISH AND FOREIGN EXTRACTS. LONDON WOOL REPORT. MARCH 24. 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 19 May 1866
ENGLISH AND FOREIGN EXTKACTS. LONDON WOOL REPORT. MAncn 24, 18C6. The sales, which commenced on the 1st instant, terminated this day. The quantises catalogued comprised— 7,395 bales, Sydney ; 44 428 bales, Port Phillip; 202 bales. Van Diemeu's Land; 549 ba'es New Zealand; 11.492 bales, Adelaide; 817 I ales, Swan liiver; 20,393 bales, Cape; Total, 85,2,61 bales. At the opening sale Ices excitement was mani fested than mi-jht have been expee'ed from the eagerness to purchase prior to the sales, but the large arrivals and partial supp'y -f immediate re quirements caufed a quieter tone, and prices opened about Id. to 2d. on November rates ? the greatest advance hein paid on Sydney fleece, middle, scoured, a id faulty wools generally. Prices rather hardened for the first week, from the enormous attendance of buyers— the largest ever seen— ail wanting a few: biles ; so foon, however, as moderate wants were supplied the room was thinner attended, and prices since have 1 een rather in favor...