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ADELAIDE. (FROM OUR OWN CORBESPONDENT.) May 26. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 28 May 1869
ADELAIDE. (FROM OUB OWN CORBESPONDENT.) May 26. The important question of roads-inen or macadamised-has occupied a great deal of attention in the Chamber of Commerce during the week, Thursday afternoon being devoted to a lengthy debate on a motion by Mr. B. A. Tarltoo, -affirming the desirability of opening up districts which contain a large area of good agricultural land by means of iron roads in preference to atone. The Bubject is one upon which the legislature has already expressed its opinion in the most practical way, as witness the many miles of railway lines which hare been constructed during the last year or two, and which are still being constructed through some of the finest agricultural lands in the colony, so that the Chamber of Comtr-erce, are in reality, only echoing the opinion of the House in dealing with a motion of this kind. The feeling in many parts of the colony seems to be in favour of doing away with the expensive machinery of the Road Board, if it is found th...
AUBURN. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) May 25,1869. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 28 May 1869
AUBURN. (JEOM OTTE OWS COEEESPONDENT.) May 25,1869. The anniversary of her Majesty's birth was observed as a public holiday in this Township, and the principal streets presented quite a holiday appearance. The chief attraction ap peared to be the tea in connection with the an niversary of the Wesleyan Chapel; although at an early hour several vehicles, laden with pleasure- seeker*, might have been seen on their way in pursuit of enjoyment a way from our own quiet township. The anniversary services in connection with the Wesleyan body in this place ware held on Sunday last, when three sermons were preached by the Rev. W. Xi. Bints, of Adelaide, to large and attentive congregations. On the next day fallowed a public tea, and also a public meet ing, when addresses were delivered by the Revs. Messrs, Binks and Stubbs and several other gentlemen. We have had some delightful showers both yesterday and to-d&y-and it has notdescended before required. The farmers hive been anxiously ...
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 28 May 1869
INTERCdLOMlL NEWSi T1CIORIA. At the Duke of Edinburgh Theatre, Melbourne, an acroWtnamed Magil toa hag met with ,a .serious accident. The rope He was walking upon broke, and be fell from a Height of 30 feet. A new, anil so far tne most feasible scheme -of telegraphic communication between Australia 'and England,"ha§ been proposed.- fyy Mr. W. B. Towler,'. late chief inspector of the lines and stations in South Australia. He pro poses to carry a line across from Ade laide to Port Lincoln (167 miles),, thence by land to King' George's Sound (Iy04? miles), Perth (205 miles), orth-wesi Gape or IVicol Bay (624 miles), and thence to Java by sub marine cable (800 miles). The. total cost is estimated at £325,880 and the calculations of revenue made by Mr. Todd, the Superintendent of the South. Australian Telegraphs, show a profit of £20 per cent., without subsidy. The sea from Nicol Bay and Java is free from coral. Mr. Towler is at present in Melbourne witli the intention of organising a co...
KOORINGA. (FROM AN OCCASIONAL CORRESPONDENT.) May 25,1869. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 28 May 1869
KOORINGA. (FEOM AN OCCASIONAL COBEEBBONDENT.) May 25,1869. On Saturday last (May 22) one of the pas sengers travelling by the North-East mail met with a very severe accident. It appears that he got out of the mail-cart near one of Mr. Chew ings'g hate, and did not get up again as he should have done. The driver, not being aware of the circumstance, drove on, knocking the unfortunate man down; one of the wheels passed over and smashed two of hiB toes, besides bruising him about the body. The mail pro ceeded on its journey, as no one was aware of the accident, and he was not missed for a con siderable time afterwards. Fortunately, how ever, a person who was going for the Woor koongaree mail-bag found him lying on tbe road. He instantly went back, fetched a cart and conveyed him to Kooringa. We bave had several misty showers since Saturday, and to-day it has been raining heavily. It has not come before it was required, as the farmers in the Burra district bave been clamouring for rain ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 28 May 1869
The ftapneton9 of^fap^ffiorthera Argus" have great pleasure in. announcing that their Jobbing Pl&n$ having ^arrived, they are now pr. pared to execute nil kinds of , jqb p^iNTma in first class stjle^and pn the most reasonable terms. .. Billheads, Posters, . Circulars, Cart-notes, Pamphlets, &c , 2cc^ exeeutedon theehottest notice. " * "* * * j -jq- o T I C E . A MEETING will be held at Mr. Beet^ Store, BLYTH PLAINS, this evening,1 at Half-past Seyen, to consider the advisability of erectirg a PUBLIC SCHOOL on the Plains, and to transact other fcueineeg.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 28 May 1869
c IfABI STEAM FLOUB] AND CHAFF r MILLS, CHARLES KIMBER PBOPBIETQB. # WHEAT always wanted at Highest Rates j ^JFORCASH. Hour, Bran, Pollard, Chaff, and Crashed] Corn always for' sale. Grist Work promptly done, and Corn Crushed. TffiT C. GREEN SL API,] WATERVALE STEAM FLOUR MILL. Bags lent and Wheat stored free of charge. \ Wheat always purchased at Highest Market j Price. Floor, Bran, Pollard, and Crushed Corn constantly on sale. Corn crashed and! Griat Work promptly executed. H~ I X iT . HARNESS & COLLAR MAKER, Opposite Mr. Bleechmore's Hotel, MINTABO, J Has a large assortment of English and Colonial j Saddles and Bridles; also English and Colonial ] Haraeea of every description. Orders promptly attended to. Credit given j if required. Jg AND C. BECKMASK,; WHOLESALE ASP RETAIL BUTCHERS AND SAUSAGE MAKERS, MAIN STREET, CLARE. Established 1855. A U B U EN B R E WE BY.! The BEST XXX PALE ALE and PORTER! In the colony are to be had at THE AUBURN BREWERY. HB A R T S C H, . BOOT M...
THE MARKETS. ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 28 May 1869
THE MABKETS. ADELAIDE. Wheat* 5s Flour, £1110s to £13 10? class. Wholesale Wheat 3s 9d Floor, £10106 per ton of2000 lbs Bran, lgd per bushel yollarsd, Is 3d per bushel Chaflj £410s per Ton of 2000 lbs ; JTreshbutter Is lOd per lb dotted butter. Is 2d Eggs, 12d per doz.. Bacon, 8d per lb Cheese, 9d per lb . Potatoes, 9a 6d ;. The wheat market is very dull; buyers quote wheat atSs 9d per bushel; flour £1010s per ton. There are no alterations in bran and pollard, quotations being the same as last "week. Hay is bringing from £410s to £5 per ton, and is very scarce at that price.
NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 28 May 1869
NEW SOUTH WALES. The death is announced of the Hon. John Hubert Plunkett, M.L.C., of New South Wales, and Q.C. The hon. gentleman was the first Attorney General appointed by the British Go vernment for the Australian colonies, and maintained that position for nearly 24 years. Five armed men entered the Aus tralian Joint Stock Bank at Braidwood on the 9th inst., for the purpose of helping themselves to the valuables. Mr. Gilham, the manager, who had been temporarily absent from the office, suddenly returned and found his visitors just commencing1 operations. Seeing Mr. Gilham enter, the ruffians immediately fired upon him, but without result, and an alarm having been raised the woul-be burglars de camped without having succeeded in their object. Three of them were sub sequently apprehended by the police.
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 4 June 1869
MISCELLANEOUS.; An Irishman beingaskedwhy'heJeft his country for America ?. replied ?cit wasn't want for he had plenty pfihatat- home." "What was the use of the eclipee ?" aekeda young lady. «4 ©h, it gave the sun time for re flect on," replied ,a wag. r " 1 Feel" said "an old lady, " that I've got about through this world. I shan't enjoy much more trouble nor suffer much more.comfort." Ah indignant orator at a recent political meeting, in refuting an opponent, thundered: -"Mr. Chairman, I scorn the allegation, and I defy the alligator." ; England usesabout200million pounds of paper annually, France yearly consunes 195 millions, while the United States^ demands more paper than both these countries combined-440 million pound?. : - *' What are you laughing at ?" said the priest to some giggling giris at the church door. " Nothing at all, plage your riviretiee," was the reply of one of them. "Nothing!" said he; " what is ncthaag ?" " Shut your eyes, your rivirencc," retorted thejgirl, ...
MONDAY MORNING AT BOW STREET. (From the "Daily News." [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 4 June 1869
MONDAY MORNING AT BOW STREET. (From the " Daily Kewi." Regular passers-by of certain thoroughfares-the lawyers, mer chants, Government officials, and mis cellaneous workers whose business carries them down particular streets during- the few minutes preceding 10 a.m.-become acquainted with a queer procession which meets them punc tually each morning at that hour. Men, women, and boys-frowsy, drag gletailed, and forlorn, or flaunting and with a tarnished smartness-walk in single file, each by the side of a policeman; and looking in the aggre gate like an academy of vice and crime and folly taking its formal " constitu tional" between school hours. These are the night charges being conveyed from the police cells in which they have been confined since the day or night before to the police court, where the sitting magistrate will dispose of them according to law. It would be invidious to point out Bow street as pre-eminent for the dicipline and order which it shares with some olher of th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 4 June 1869
The NORTHERN ARGUS, which has a large and increasing circulation, is printed and published every Friday morning. The scale of charges is as follows: SUBSCRIPTIONS. For I quarter,prepaid... ... £0 2 0 For the half-year, do ... ... 0 4 O Per annum, do... ... ... 0 8 0 Single copy ... 0 0 2 ADVERTISEMENTS. Per inch-First 4 insertions (each) £0 3 O Every subsequent do... 0 2 6 Per Line-One line ... ... -£0 0 6 Two do 0 .1 0 Threedo ... 0 14 Every additional line 0 0 4 All orders should be legibly written on the back of advertisements, and wher$ no order is given, will be inserted until countermanded or out of date. Prepayment is requested from all occasional advertisers. Remittances can be made in notes, and money orders, or for srnal sums in postage stamps. Advertisements intended for. publication can be received up to 10 a.m. on Thursday; and orders to. countermand advertisements must be sent in "(in writing) not later than Wednesday OTICE TO ADVERTISERS. The Scale of Discounts on rep...
TENDERS. (To the Editor of the NORTHERN ARGUS.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 4 June 1869
TENDERS. (To the Editor of the NORTHERN" ARGTTS.> SIR-Will you allow me a short space in your valuable columns to make a few remarks in reference to the sys tem adopted in Clare in calling for tenders for house-building. Last week a tradesman issued notices to the effect that he would receive tenders for the erection of a three roomed house. Several parties left their work to tender for the said building, which they according^ did, although the specifications. I believe, were not ready until late in the evening. I don't say they were purposely kept back by the architect-although it looks suspicious - to visit favored parties 5 and then, in order to throw out all tenders but one, Architect & Co. discovers that another room is required, and of course, the work being urgent, there is no time to com municate with the lowest tenderers for the three rooms. | Now, Sir, I did not think such a piece of concocted jobbery could have existed here 5 but the system of u you scratch my ...
DISTRICT COUNCILS. CLARE. MONDAY, MAT 31. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 4 June 1869
DISTRICT COUNCILS. CLARE. MONDAY, MAT 31. Present-Messrs J, W. Gleeson (in the .hair), Hunter, Butler, Trilling, and Ninnes. ; The minutes of the last meeting were read and ; confirmed. Turnstile to be attended to. Clerk 1 reported writing to Land Office, and obtaining &lt; plane of all roads that have lapsed. Mr. Butler t objected to road being closed between Section 425 and 71. Clerk reported serving the notices i as required except three, which ho would serve. Letter from Upper Wakefield District Council to be attended to next meeting. Proposed and i seconded that Messrs. Gleeson and Sinnes inspect road at Slab Hut Creek. Mr. Jonas applied for slaughtering license on -Section 3044. Proposed and seconded that a chcque be drawn for contract 39, and held fey Mi*. Trilling till the work was passed. Tenders to be called for making new assessment for this district. Clerk to write to Mr. Richardson respecting ground for cemetery. Proposed by Mr. Ninnes, and seconded by Mr. Butle...
ADELAIDE. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) June 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 4 June 1869
ADELAIDE. (FBOM OTJB OWN COEEEBPONDENT.) Jane 2. He far as the Diocesan Synod is concerned they bare effectually got rid of the Ritualistic question. Mr. W. A. Cawthorne, on Tuesday, moved-as be had previously intimated his in tention of doiog-That it was expedient for the welfare of the Church of England that Messrs. Stanton, Dove, Webb, and Greon, clergymen, leave the communion, and the result of such a vaguely-worded motion has surprisyd no one. Its fate might have been foreseen by the mis guided individual who introduced it, but no doubt his enthusiasm in the cause prevented him from noticing what was patent to all the members of Synod when it came before them that an attempt to remove the obnoxious priests in such a manner, was contrary to the principles of right and justice ; and even those who left strongest as anti-ritualists could not give their support to a resolution in such a shape. It was rejected by a large mcjoritv^ and the Synod then proceeded to discuss the subject ...
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the "Government Gezette," May, 27.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 4 June 1869
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (IV-dm the "Government Ckzette," Mav, 27.) Impounded at the public pound, Auburn (nearest post office, Auburn) One dark brown mare, branded like JF off shoulder, collar marked. If not claimed* will be sold June 19, 1869, at noon.-One bay horse foal, about six months old, no brands. If not claimed, will be sold June 12, 1869, at noon, by order of a Justice of the Peace. P. Curren, poundkeeper. Impounded at the public pound, Section 3040, Hundred of Kooring-a (Redruth nearest Post Office)-One bay mare, 7 oyer ES near shoulder, has a bay horse foal, unbranded; one chestnut colt, white down face, about two years old, if branded not visible; one bay horse, star, saddle marked, bull's head brand near shoulder, like 21 or 27 off shoulder ; one bay filly, star and snip, near hind foot white, like tm near shoulder; one dark bay horse, star, off fore and both hind feet white, collar and saddle marked, like b near neck, like H over arrow near shoulder; one grey cob horse, l...
KOORINGA. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) June 2, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 4 June 1869
KOORINGA. (fbom ova OWN cobhespondent) June 2.1869. The 50th anniversary of oar beloved Queen's birth passed off very quietly here. The Rev L. W. Stanton gave one of his popular enter tainments at the Hotel, assisted by Mesdames Dashwood, Bosnian, and Williams. A collec tion was made at the doBe to aid in getting up a bazaar for the repair fond of the parsonage and church. The Bible Christian Mutual Improvement Association also held their half-yearly soiree on the same evening, when readings and recita tions were given by the members. We have been favored with some splendid showers of rain during the past few days, and nature has begun to clothe the earth with ver dure. The prospectus of the Burra Burra flour Mill Company is just being distributed. The pamphlet "A few Thoughts on Ritu alism," by the Iter. D. J. H. Ibbetson, has had a large sale, jndging from the fact that none are to be obtained in Adelaide,
LOCAL COURT—CLARE. TUESDAY, JUNE 1. (Before Mr. McDermott, S.M.; Mr. A. King, J.P.; and Mr. Beare, J.P.) FULL JURISDICTION. JAMES MATHIESON V. F. STACY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 4 June 1869
LOCAL COURT-CLARE. TUESDAY, JUNE 1. (Before Mr. MCDERMOTT, S.M. J Mr. A. King, J.P.; and Mr. Beare, J.P.) FULL JURISDICTION. JAMES MATHIESON V. F. STACY. This was an action to recover money had by defendant. Mr. Hosier for plaintiff, and Mr. Gower for defendant. Robert Myler, being sworn, deposed as follows: I was barman for defendant in March last. Saw the plaintiff in defendant's hotel. Received a cheque from him, which I cashed in the pre sence of Mrs. Stacy 5 the amount of it, as near as I can recollect, was £22. The plaintiff was neither sober nor drunk, but between the two. He (plaintiff) was playing cards for money with another man. I informed Mr. Stacy of the circumstance. Mr. Stacy went into the room and stopped them gambling, and asked Mathieson if he should take care of his money, which way lying on the tables the amount being, I believe, a\jput £14. Plaintiff said yes. I don't think he had any more money in his possession. . I sup plied him with drink while he was plaing...
CLARE CORPORATION. MONDAY, MAY 31. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 4 June 1869
CLARE CORPORATION. MONDAY, MAY 31. Present-The Mayor (E. B. Gleeion, Eeq ), and Councillors Bowley, Boscrow, Young, LeFeuvre, and Beck maun. The minutes of the former meeting were read «Bd confirmed. 3 he Council agreed to offer Mr. Richardson £18 as payment in full for his claim as sur veyor. The Council alto agreed to pay the expense of a conveyance only, and not for the surrey of the road through the Catholic trustees' land in the Town of Clare. Mr. James's account for trussels to be paid, and the upright legs of the trussels made by him to be shortened 18 inches. The repair of the road between Messrs. Faetke's and Victorsen's to be left to the sur veyor and Public Works Committee to be done forthwith. The surveyor and Public Works Committee were ordered to inspect the road in Mill street, and to be empowered to make curbing aad watertables east and South of Mr. Kimber's, and adjoining his allotment, if approved of.