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REVOLTING TRAGEDY IN BAVARIA. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 June 1866
REVOLTING TRAGEDY IN BAYARIA, Intelligence has beep received of an unheard of ; crime, which has caused much consternation in the : town of Neuburg, in Bavaria, notwithstanding the : attempts made to prevent the circumstances becoming knopn in all their horror. A young man who had become heir to a small fortune by the death of bis father was singled cat by a laundress, who had determined to' become possessed of the money. She had acquired such great power qver the simple Louis that, perhaps frightened by her threats, he had. pro mised to marry her as soon as he should hare received the £um3 he had inherited. But the laundress learnt that Louis bad already received a thousand thakrs, which he bad carried off and secured, no one knew where. To her questions he at first hesitated, then denied the fact, and finished by becoming embarrassed. There was no longer any doubt that L«uis had deceived her, and she therefore dogged his footsteps. Nearly every day Louis was in the habit of going ...
OUTBREAK OF THE CUMBERLAND DISEASE ON THE DARLING & MARANOA. Dalby, May 7. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 June 1866
QUTBREAK OF THE CUMBERLAND DISEASE ON THE DARLING & MARANOA. [From the Queensland Guardian.] Dalby,Way7. 1 lie Ccmbcrlind disease has broken out with great virulence at Dunmbre, Mr. Taylor'6 ru.a. 'i he r-hei'p dfe suddenly in the night in consider ab'-: iiuiivcrs. ' A |i.«rty --f eentlemen called ia to inspect the con dition -.f the flicks, condemned 8,000 to be destroyed. Mr. Tayltir claims compensation. ' A rl -k ? f sheep which passed, has since shown iym. lomfi of thp disease. * 'i turn i- great cont-tci nation about the affair. 1 l:c Cu nberlaud disease has broken out in the llaranoa.
LIFE ON THE DARLING. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 June 1866
LIFE ON THE DARLING. We have received from a correspondent on the parling the follovsing description of ' life ' on that river. Our correspondent is a man of considerable experience, and is personally well known to many of par readers. He writes as follows : — TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOUTHERN ARGBS. Sir- About the J5tb of IastFebruary a pror. mi.=era J)'c,Bickly,humpbackedGerman found his way to Pep pinbilla (Reia's Mount Murchision upper-station). lie stated he was trying to get up to t!ie Bimrke Hospital, then a distance of 200 mile's above- liim. lie was allowed to rest a day ox two at the station, and on his leaving was presented with a few pounds of flour, a little tea and sugar, and part of a ' johnny cake ;' but, as he was ill and weak, he coull carry tout little besides his ' swag,'! viz., his blanket, billy rot, &c. The next station on the same side of the river is 30 miles above P..ppinbilla, from which place he started on the 18th of February. Three days afterwards I...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 June 1866
MISCELLANEOUS. An action was brought in the New Court yesterday, btfore Mr. Just;ce Willintns, in which the Hon. Wl J. T. Clarke smd a squatter rani' -? Phillips ror not borrowing ftOTi him the sum of £20 00'*. I* appeared from the evidence that the plaint:ff had ?aken seme trouble and gone to some expense in investigating the. security offered, avd that he hid not been since able to find a safo invps'iru nt for his money. In cross-examination, Mr. Clarke said that a«t:»» fn ttm ?T-ullino' in nf nnotlier mnrtirjicrR for iliijOOO his present condifon was even worse, as he had 'now £o5,000 uninvested. It is only proper to say that his sad case excites universal conmisrra tion, and our readers will be glad io learn that from the contents of the subjoined memorandum, picked up by our reporter in the.Cnuit. active steps are being taken to relieve Mr. Clarke's necessities :— ' Subscription-list— The under-signed, sincerely re eretting to learn that Mr. W. J. T. Clarke is suffering from pe...
THE SOUTHERN MAIL SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 June 1866
THE SOUTHERN MAIL SERVICE. Fok years past \he mail eerviee of the South ha3 been a standing grievance. The delays, unparallelled \n any other distiict of the colony, which have stuck like barnacles to our postal communication with the metropolis have been justly and vigorously condemned by public writers and public speakers — bv representatives in Parliament and Ministers in office. The Chamber of Commerce has memo rialized the Government on the. subject ; prac tical observers of administrative abuses have expounded the unnecessary evils of the sys tem ; every ono in the remotest degree in terested has suffered individually; the com mercial prosperity of the South has been 6eriously retarded ; and South Aus tralian, supremacy on the Murray and the Darling has been imperilled. All of these injurious results are confessed. Neither the Chiek Secretahv, nor the Postmaster General, nor any one else, has an apology to oft'er for them, except that Mr. Rounsevell | has got a contract which ...
DISTRICT COUNCILS. STRATHALBYN. FRIDAY, MAY 25. Present—Messrs. Gollan and Hooper. No quorum. MOUNT BARKER. MONDAY, MAY 28. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 June 1866
DISTRICT COUNCILS. STRATHALBYN. Friday, Mat 25. Present — MeBsrs. Gollan and Hooper, Ko quorum. MOUNT BARKER. Monday, Mat 28. Present — Messrs. Bell (Chairman), Wedd, and Walker. Council resolved that the meeting to take into consideration the desirability of erecting a public scbo 'Ihouse in Mxuut Barker be held at 7 o'clock on Monday next, at the Mount Barker Hotel. C.iuncil resolved that Mr. Grant fence through. Mr. ilali's section. Resolved that Mr. Mills bs paid £33 for the bridge ne Dutit. Letter received from Mr. F. Davison to stand over. Letter received from Mr. J. T. Bee, respecting the purchase of old roads, to stand over. Clerk to write to Mr. Law on same subject. Resolved that Minard be paid £15 15s. on account of contract on road leading to Mr. Walker's. Resolved that G. Webb be paid £5 on account of ^ contract on Limekiln-road. Resolved that D. Davies be paid £1 on account of contract on Springs-road. Resolved that Spence and Hogarth be paid £20 ou account of contract ...
EXPERIENCES OF A REAL CASUAL. [Temple Bar.] [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 June 1866
EXPERIENCES OF A REAL CASUAL. [Temple Bar.} You get a bath at Poplar Workhouse just the same as at Lambeth, and arc provided with a shirt also — a very rough one, made of canvas I should think. The bath is very clean, aud I don't think they bathe ab; ve two or three in one water. You run up some stone s eps as usual, and wait in bed until your snpper is brought, which consists, at this place, of six ounces of bread only. You have two rugs, and in every respect it is similar to the regular ward of Lambeth Workhouse. Iu the morning you pLk 1 1b. of oakum, and get for breakfast six ounces of bread av d one pint of good cruel. The gruel is much b- tter than at Lambeth, but you will s,_ ; it is not given at night also. In thia respect Poplar has not complied with the dietary agreed to in St. Martin's h L If the oakum is not picked you arc kept four hours after breakfast, which means until about 12 o'clock. Take it all in all, though, Poplar Work house is very good, although from the poli...
ENCOUNTER BAY. MONDAY, MAY 28. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 June 1866
ENCOUNTER BAT. Monday, Mat 28. Present — All the members. The Chairman reported the public meeting of rate payers held this day had adopted a rate of one shilling in the pound on the present assessment for the present year. Approved by the Council, and the Clerk ordered to issue notioes. The Chairman also stated that the public meeting had considered the memorial received from the Dis trict Council of Port Elliot and Goolwa, requesting the co-operation of this Council to adopt means to nmmnt HaniiHTn tn nrivAte nronertv bv bush fires. when it was proposed by Mr. Allen, and seconded, by Mr. John Lush, that this Council be requested to take efficient steps to prevent damage to private property by bush fires, but that no portion of public funds be expended for this purpose, which proposition was carried. The Clerk was instructed to report the fame to the District Council of Port Elliot and Goolwa. With reference to the transfer of closed roads, tha Clerk was requested to forward all do...
EXTRAORDINARY TRIAL FOR MURDER. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 June 1866
EXTRAORDINARY TRIAL FOR MURDER. The Benton (111.) Standard relates the following s'ory of a trial for murder : — A' few weeks since, wenoticed the fact of the finding of a human skeleton in the woods, about two miles east of this piece, by Mr. Benjamin Wiiliams, aud of the verdict of the jury of icquest, designating the skeleton as the remains of a man by the name of Henry Mahorn, and implicating David Williams, a eon of Beriamin Williams, as the murderer. Tbe circumstances surrounding the case were strongly against the accused, as the missing voung man was last seen in this community about a year ago, in com pany w:th Williams, en their way to enlist in thcarmv as substitutes. The accused, after an absence of a few weeks, returned home alone, stating that his comrade, neury Maborn, had enlisted in the 10 th regi ment of Missouri infantry. This appeared plausible at the time, and Hcury Mahorn was almost entirely forgotten by our citizens until tbe finding of the skeleton in the wood...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 June 1866
Auctions On TUESDAY, June 5, at 2 o'clock. AT GOOLWA. HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE. W GARDNER has been faTOred with instruc * tions from Mr. Robt. F. Miller, engineer, to pe'.l hy auction, at his residence, Goolwa, i;ear Dr. Taylor's— All his HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, &c, viz.— 1 Couch and 6 Chairs, hair- seated, spring bottoms, chintz covers Loo Table, Brussels Carpet, 12 x 12, Rug, Carpet Covers Window Curtains, in damask and maslin Set China, Cut Glass, Lamp, and other arides Four-Post Bedstead, Curtains, Bed, Mattrasses, and Pillows Chest Drawers, Washstand Dressing Table, Toilet Glass Catie- Bottomed Chairs. €«peting, &e. Cooking Utensils, Crackeryware, and ifundries. The Auctioneer would beg to call attention to the quality of the above-named Articles, all being of a first-class quality. After which, at the same time and place, AN ALLOTMENT of LAND, No. 21, Hutchinson's Township, GooLwa, containing a quarter of an Acre, more or less, with a Two Boomed Stone COTTAGE thereon, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 June 1866
bs» Shipping, / s&-?§f? QTEAM TO MELBOURNE.— ^MjU JO Time Table for the Month of ulc— e ALDINGA akd COORONG wili sail on tlic following dates:— Fijom Adelaide. | From Melbourne. Aldinga, June 5. j Coorong, June 5. Goorong, ' 11. Aldinga, ' 11. Aldinga, ' 16. Coorong, ' 15. Coorong, ' 21. Aldinga, ' 21. Aldinga, ' 26. Conrorg, ' 26. Coorong, ' 30. | Aldinga, ' 30. Carrying Goods and Passengers. J. DARWENT, Grenfell-street. i 1 /CLIPPER Schooner CYNTHIA, 65 tons, % J*^f^x v^ C. Heath, master. The owners of the ^ffjmfr*'' fast-Bailing clipper Schooner -ttuwK. CYNTHIA beg to intimate to the Settlers, Storekeepers, and others resident in the Southern District that the above vessel Is now regularly trading between Port Adelaide and Port Victor, and trust by care and punctuality to obtain a share of their support. The BATES of FREIGHT on Goods from Port A J ilaide to Port Victor by this Vessel have been REDUCED to 10s. 6d. PER TON. Agents at Port Victor, ACRAMAN, MAIN, LINDSAY, &am...
COMMERCIAL Southern Argus Office, Friday Evening, June 1, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 June 1866
COMMERCIAL, JSoutltern Argus Office, Friday Evening, June 1, 18G6. ! 1 here are no transactions in the local produce markets, but nominal quotations are .?sustained. Wheat— 6s. 9d. ' A few head of fat and store cattle sold at j auction by Mr. Close at Langhorne's Bridge on Wednesday fetched good prices. There is at present a scarcity of fat cattle I in the neighborhood of Strathalbyn, and either fat or stores would meet a ready sale in that locaiity at good prices. Butchers are charg ing 3d. and lOd. per lb. for beef and mutton.
LOCAL COURT, WILLUNGA. WEDNESDAY, MAY 16. [Before Messrs. E. J. Peake, S.M. T.S. Kell, J.P., and Thomas Colto[?], J.P.] BUTTON v. CULLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 June 1866
LOCAL COURT, WILLUNGA. Wednesday, May 16. f Before Messrs. E. J. Peake, S.M, T. S. Kel!, J.P., and Thomas Colto', J.P.j BUTTOX V. CULLET. For £20, value cf a mare kiiled by defendant's entire horse. Defendant appeared. Mr. Anderson for plaintiff. In this case plaintiff fcad a mare in foal last October, and defendants entire horse broke away from the place where defendant's man had fastened him, and got into the plaintifi's pad.iock, and galloped the mare about for Rome time and con siderably distressed her. A day or two after the mare foaled, and had a bad time, and though she nvea turee moiuus anerwaras, piaintirx at last Had tbe mare kiiled, as he could not afford to keep her and buy ford for her. Defendant swoie that a w-eek brfore plaintiff bad the mare killed he saw her grazing iu plaintiff's paddock. Verdict for defendant, with costs. [Btfore Mr. E. J. Peake, S.M., and a Jury of four.] Searson, Jus., v. Seabson*, Sen. For £9S Io-. lid., money lent by plaintiff to de fendant. D...
LAW COURTS. COURT OF APPEALS. SATURDAY, May 26. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 June 1866
LAW COURTS. COURT OF APPEALS. .Satcubay, May 26. ' Present — His Excellency Sir D. Daly (President), j Hon. A. B!yh (Chief Secretary), Hon. W. Duffield (Treasurer), Hon. W. Milne (Commissioner of i Crown Lauds), Hon. T. English (Commissioner of ! Public Works). Copelaxd v. Wentzel. Mr. Stow, Q.C., appeared for the appellant ; Mr. Andrews, Q.C., for the respondent. On the csu-e being called on, Mr. Stow asked whether the notes of the presiding Judge had been transmitted to the Court. The President — Xo ; I have not received any notes. A letter has been addressed to me by the which will be read to the Court. Tbe Clerk (Mr. C. Mann) then read the letter as follows : — ' Judges' Chambers, Supreme Court-House, May 25, 1SGG. 'Sir — Copeland v. Wentzel — I have the direc tions of tbe Hon. Mr. Justice Boothby to inform your Excellency that he is engaged in preparing a written reply to your peremptory requisition, dated the 12th instant, that he should transmit t-- your Excellency, as Presid...
AMERICA. [Via Sydney.] [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 June 1866
AMERICA. TVia Sydney.] JFrr-m the Adtertixer.] Papers to April 5. There was a terrible tornado at Illinois and Indiana on the 29th Murch, causing a great destruction of life and property. Dates from Toronto to the 29th state that orders have been given to organize a force of 10,000 volunteers for protection from the Fenians. New York dates to the Slat. News from the seat of war, Parana River, state that a Paraguan force of 8,000 had crossed the southern bank, had done battle with the vanguard, and destroyed it. The allies' rafts had returned in order. The Brazilian fleet was awaiting the Admiral at Corientes, when operations would be com pv deuced,
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 June 1866
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE EXTRA ORDINARY. The follov.ing proclamation was published in the Government Gazette Extraordinary on Monday last : — South Atjstbalia to Wit. (L.SJ D. Daly. Proclamation by Sir Dominick Daly, Knight, Captain General and Govenior-in-Chief in and over Her Majesty's Province of South Australia, and the Dependencies thereof, and Vice- Admiral of the same, &c, &c , &c. Whereas on the sixteenth day of March last, I the VJllfClllVI 111— ^'Mlt^l, uiu ucuaiV lll^, lauiiiiutUl \Jk 11113 province to be prorogued until Friday, the twenty ninth day of June next ; and whereas divers urgent affairs have rtndered it expedient t' t the said Par liament should be convened for ' e dispatch of business on an earlier day than that for which it now stands prorogued : Now, therefore, I, the said Governor-in- Chief, under and by virtue of the powers and authorities in me vested, by an Act of the Governor and Legislature of the said province, being Act No. 2 of 185...
ADELAIDE. Adelaide, May 31. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 June 1866
ADELAIDE. 1 From our own Correspondent. 1 Adelaide, May 31. My last letter was written on the 24th — a day distinguished from all other anniversaries of the birth of Her Majesty by the extremely quiet, un demonstrative manner in which the proverbial loyalty of Sonth Australians was exhibited. This resulted principally from the disbanding of the volunteer force, and the consequent absence of the usual military display on the Park Lands, and the appearance of groups and troops of volunteers iu their uniforms parading our streets. I regret to say K.llalt 'LUC CUlVllUVUb raw**, gv^o \JU. IC1J QlUnly. ± JJC old volunteers think they have performed their duty, and drilled and fired long enough, and fresli hands do not offer themselves. Now that punctnalitv at drill is exacted, men seem disinclined to undertake the labor and responsibility of volunteering. The officers held a meeting last week, and proposed amendments, the whole of which have been agreed to by His Excellency; but still the...