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LATEST ADELAIDE NEWS. Adelaide, Friday, June 1. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 June 1866
LATEST ADELAIDE NEWS. I By Electric Telegraph.! f From oht own Correspondent] Adelaide, Friday, June 1. Another Moonta dividend of £5 was de clared to-day. It is reported that the squatters first nominated Mr. Percy Wells their valuator, and afterwards withdrew him in favor of Mr. George Davenport. The same instructions will be issued to the new valuators as were received by Mr. Goyder. A prospectus for working a new and rich gold discovery near Montacute has been pub lished. Judge Boothby to-day maintained that the Supreme Court was the highest tribunal in the land. Companies have been formed to work the Echunga and Lyndoch Valley gold-bearing reefs. The Fairfield has arrived at Newcastle, being only four and a half days from Ade laide. The glass chandelier for the Town Hall has arrived per Beatrice. Arrived — Crinoline, from Victor Harbor; Summerlee, from London. j.ne aummenee onogs i,O3d nags woeae. The Government will give the new Scotch Rifle Company £3 periuan in «id of Highla...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. LATEST MURRAY AND DARLING NEWS. (Via Wentworth and Adelaide.) Fort Bourke. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 June 1866
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. tAf EST MURRAY AND DARLING NEWS. (Via 'Wentwotth and Adelaide.) JBt Electiuc Telegraph.'] I From our own Correspondent.] Fort Bourke. iTie telegram which appeared in the Sydney and Melbourne papers about the river being bank high is a hoax. Mount Mjirchison, May 20. No rain has yet fallen on the Upper Biver, and if the drought continues much longer 4\*r.rb wrili he. no water for sheep. Wahgunyah, May 27. On May 23 the river was 3 feet 6 inches over summer level, on May 27 only two and a half. The latter communication says the Darling at Mount Murchison was no longer falling. There were strong indicatioDS of rain, and hopes were entertained that the river would rise shortly. Kulnine, May 26. The river is still falling. There has not been sufficient rain to enable the steamers to get up. May 27. A nise shower fell to-day, which will set things going again. Altogether the news is rather satisfactory.
NEW SOUTH WALES. Friday, June 1. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 June 1866
NEW SOUTH WALES. I By Electric Telegraph.] [From our own Correspondent 1 Friday, June 1. The Prince de Conde's body was embalmed on Monday, and after lying in state for a few days was put on board a vessel in the harbor during the night for transmission to England. Two Mongolians have been committed for trial for the murder of one of their country men, at Goulburn.
LATEST INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. Melbourne, Friday, June 1. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 June 1866
LATEST INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. I Bt Electric Telegraph. 1 IFrom our own Correspondent.] Melbourne, Fridav, June 1. The Council adjourned till Tuesday in ppite of the Governor's intimation that he would prorogue Parliament to-day. His Ex cellency consequently prorogued without a quorum being present. (Query — Is it legal ?). An old isiser has died worth over .£1.00,000. There have been two heavy Californian arrivals, but wheat is in great demand. There were 53 entries made for the Mel bourne Cup. Shipments of Sydney-made kerosine were daily expected. Arrived — Coorong.
SHIPPING VICTOR HARBOR SHIPPING. SAILED. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 June 1866
SHIPPING, VICTOR HARBOR SHIPPING. SAILED. Saturday, May 26 — Sprat, schooner, 103 tons, Hurley, master, for Melbourne. In ballast Wednesday,' May 30 — Cynthia, schooner, 65 tons, Heath, master, for Port Adelaide. Acrainan, Main, Lindsay, and Co., agents. Cargo — 62 bags bran, Bafham; 125 do. barley, Sewell; 49 bdls. skins, SI hides, Field and Watson ; 2 bales skin?, Lloyd; 13 pkg.«.. Sow'erby ; 4 do., Maiti;i; 1 do., Smyth. Thur-day, May 31 — Pilot, schooner, 83 tons, Murray, master, for Melbourne. G. S. Read, agent. Cargo— 246 bags wheat, 900 do. flour, W. and A. Bowman. GOOLWA SHIPPING. CLEARED OUT. Friday, June 1 — Maranoa, steamer, 50 tons, T. Johnston, master, for Upper Rivers. Cargo — Sundry stores for settlers. FIXNISS VALE SHIPPING. ARRIVED. Friday, May 18 — Amelia, schooner, 30 tons, Osborne, master, from Port Adelaide, via Kangaroo Island. Cargo — 1 cases, 2 bags, 1 cask, aud a Quantity timber. Limber. SAILED. Friday, May J8 — Amelia, schooner, 30 t.inp, Osborne, master, f...
SOUTH AMERICA. CHILI. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 9 June 1866
SOUTH AMERICA. CHILI. From Coquimbo important hctts is cent as to the result of the cruise of tbe Spauit-h fnpaten Villa de . Madrid and lilanca, brought by a sailing vest-el from the f path to Coquiaibo. These frigates wtiit to look for the allied tquadron, and fuund them safely situated »t fome distance up the river, whose bar the larger frigates dare not pas?. At the mouth of the river is a Chiliap fortification of considerable strength, and which, in addition, bud mounted the guns taken from. «be Peruvian frigate Ami-z)nas, Jfttely wrecked on the bar. The Spaniatds tssayed 19 ifesH tb* P'^e W* *ttemll a* long range to reach the Fquadron inside. The fire was handsomely re tured by the fort, and wHh considerable tffect on the Spaniards, whose frigate Blanca has received con siderable damage; so much so, that both frigates j hopelessly left the place to return in disgrace to Valparaiso. This may be considered an.oti.er triumph to tbe allied arms, and will still more and j mure insp...
CALIFORNIA. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 9 June 1866
CALIFORNIA. We have papers from ban Francisco to the 26th March. The Daily Alia California reports as follows : — Tbe report of the gold price to-day at New York was 1*27£, and legal tenders sold at the Board at 78|. and over the counter at 78 to 7.9. Flour in light demand at quotations. We quote Golden Age, Golden Gate, Pioneer, Genesee, and City Miils, at T dolg. for extra in quarter sacks; Commeicial. iu nii»rt»r ««oV-j ?»* 7 Hnls. ; Clinton. Nana. and Suisum. at 7 dols. ; Orange and Vineyard do , at 0 dols to C dole. 62^c. as per style of packages and quantity Alviso at 7 dols. 25c. for extra in quattcr sacks; and 7 dols. for family in di.to per barrel. Barlcv. — Sales of 700 socks choice brewing, fiom whaif. at 60c. per 300 H»s. The following vessels have failed for the Australian colonies: — The General Cobb. f'r Melbourne, with 13,375 sacks of barley and 77 J (jacks of wheat; the Pembiokeshire, for Sydney, with 32,046 sacks of wheat; the Princess Alice, for Aucklaud, with 3,6...
THE HAWIIAN ISLANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 9 June 1866
THE HAWIIAN ISLAND?. By the barque Comet, 12 days from Honolulu, we have papers from that port to. the 3rd of March. The orange crop at Kona will amount to two. million oranges. Two whalers, tbe first of the season, have arrived at Honolulu. A Russian vessel has arrived at Sitka, with 1,600 barrels of, oil, and 13.C00 lbs. of bone.
MEXICO. New York, March 20. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 9 June 1866
MEXICO. New York, March 20. Advices per steamer Marietta, irom \ era Cruz, show the promised Imperial pacification of the country is as far as ever from realization, and that the Republicans still maintain the contest with the invaders, in nearly all their stations, with stubborn ness and energy. Not the slightest indication of the French to withdraw is yet apparent. Several addi tional fights are recorded. The victory of General Mendez over the Republicans in Michoacan is claimed to have been far more important than was at first reported, and he afterwards had a brilliant re ception at Mortia, in honor thereof. General Mendez says himself that he fought the bands of several chiefs combined ; that he had a hard battle, and that his own losses were severe. Confirmation ia fur nished regarding the political condition of the Im perialists at Cfltmpeco. The Republicans arc threatening tbe town, being in force within some thirty miles of it. In the Pacific States the Im f finalists were ...
LATEST ADELAIDE MARKETS. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] [From our own Correspondent.] Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 9 June 1866
LATEST ADELAIDE MAPKF.TS. [By Electric TtLECKArn. : I From our own Correspoi'dtn'-l Ir'riday Lvening. Wheat, Cs. 9d. to Gs. 10-L FIoup, £\b- 5s. to £1G 10s. The Savings Bank have raised the rate of discount to 8 per cent, on account of the tightness of the money market. Townsend, Botting, & Kay sold by auction j to-day over 200 tons damaged Chilian flour, 1 ex La Reine, at £7 15s. to £9 10s. per ton. j Wheat of the same shipment was withdrawn ! at 4s. 7d. The sound portion of the flour j was withdrawn at £16 2s. 6d. This was a cargo from St. Antonio Neuvo, more or less damaged by sea water. Green & Wadham have sold Section 2957, at Macclesfleld, for £104. The Coorong, from Melbourne, has a quantity of carcase beef on board. Beef is j very scarce in Adelaide, and the market is almost bare of cattle except inferior beasts, worth about 40s. to 45s. per 100 lbs. Good i cattle are a shade higher than last week. j Best sheep, 27 s. ; ewes, 2-%s. j ? i
THE PARAGUAYAN WAR. New York, March 20. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 9 June 1866
THE PARAGUAYAN WAR. JNew lork, JUarch 20. : The Merald liio Janiero correspomfejr.t gives : further particulars regarding the River Plate war. ' Immense preparations were making for the battle i -which was imminent at the date of latest advices. j The allied army of the Brazilians aud Uiaguayans, numbering about 50,000, and supported by a con siderable and efficient fleet, are on the bank of the Parana River, in the vicinitv of Pa=ra- Up T.nnatHn controlled on the north side by the Paraguayans, estimated at only 20,000 men. Defensive works of great strength, however, are possessed by ibe latter, which neutralizes the numerical advantages possessed by the allies. The latter, it is reported, entertained designs to attempt the passage of the river, and a desperate struggle was attempted. They bad also in contemplation a Hank movement, and an attack on the Paraguayan rear. Parties of Paraguayans had crossed iu boats over the river, aud skirmishing had occurred. The allies, however, repu...
THE FENIAN MOVEMENT. New York, March 20. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 9 June 1866
THE FENIAN MOVEMENT. New York, March 20. In this city tbe Uentral Council of tbe Fenians, at Union-square, are in secret session, but nothing of their proceedings has been given to the public. The funds and rifles are still flooding in both here and st the Sweeny head-quartere, and it is reported that some important features are now in progress of development. It was currently reported that O'Maboney has, within a few days, sent off an ex pedi'ion of 5,000 men to some point unknown to the nublic. The total strength of Sweenv's force or ganized into regiments and battalions up to date, is given as 53,600, and it stated that before the month passes the number will be doubled. Contribution* of money and munitions of war continue to pour into the Treasury and Ordnance Departments of both branches of the brotherhood. New York, March 20. Tbe Herald's special Toronto despatch from Ottawa, eays that a battery left there for the frontier on Saturday, and other detachments of troops for the f...
THE SOUTHERN MAIL SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 9 June 1866
THE SOUTHERN MAIL SERVICE. The improvement of the southern mail ser vice generally, and the establishment of a through, daily mail between Adelaide and Port Elliot, Port Victor, and Goolwa par ticularly, is a subject of such vital and pressing importance to this district that we are sure our readers will not be surprised that we return to the charge this week. The movement we advocated ia our last issue has been made, and we may fairly hope it will not be without effact. The large and influential meeting held at the Soutltern Argu& office on Wednesday, and the cordial unanimity which prevailed,, must have convinced the Post :mastek-Ge?;eral that whatever other differ ences may exist ia the district, there are, at all events, none at all as to the desirability and necessity of the through mail. We believe, too, that Mr. Lewis is quite sincere in his expressed desire to give the district the postal facilities he admits- it is entitled to, which he says may be accomplished not ...
LATER NEWS FROM AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 9 June 1866
LATER NEWS FROM AMERICA. Via Sydney -wo (Melbourne Herald) have Califor- : nian papeis to the 26th March, and telegraphic news from Washington to the 25th. We take the following from the Atla California of the 26th : — THE ^RESIDENT'S VETO. The National intelligencer has come to be regarded as the President's organ. It bad an editorial yes terday on me own niguts mil, indicating me pro bable points of the Veto Message. It says: — 'This is a Bill to abolish theStaUsof the Union. I To efiect such an object there are but tiro con ditions rc'quired — first, that doubtful Federal powers should be used ; second, that the statute shoal-i be efficiently executed. First, it abolishes tlie State judicature. This is so because it makes a high mis demeanor for any person to deprive any native in habitant of any right secured by this Act. Second, it establishes negro superiority. The proposed statute, as a whole, is grossly uDcoc.«-tituii'naI. There is a class of objections even more serious, be...
THE SESSION. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 9 June 1866
THE SESSION. Bkfoije our next issue is at press Parliament will be in session. It is of course under stood that the ' urgent' affairs which have induced the meeting of our august represen tatives earlier than was contemplated are the j erratic proceedings of Mr. Justice Boothuy. j His Eccentric Honor ha?, no doubt unwittingly, | placed a weapon in the hands of the Ministry ; with which they may fight for their official ! lives with a probability of success that without j hi.s ingenious aid would have been beyond' their fondest hopes. He lias thrust himself into the Ministerial hand in the very welcome, character of the Ace of Trumps, and they will no doubt be shrewd enough to stick to their more-than-was-to-be-hoped-for luck. A Judge hunt, in which Mr. Bootuuy will be the quarry — and we regretfully admit that it is now his appropriate position — wiil be a most popular pastime. The scent will be | keen ; the Chief Secretary will be a benignant ' Master ;' the Attouney Genekal a subt...
TOTAL WRECK OF THE BARQUE ELLEN SIMPSON. LOSS OF ALL HANDS BUT TWO. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 9 June 1866
TOTAL WRECK OF THE BARQUE ELLEN SIMPSON. LOSS OF ALL 3ANDS BUT TWO. We regret having to record tho total loss of the Ellen Simpson, together with Captain John Peola, juu., aud eight of the crew. Yesterday the steamer You Yaugs arrived in -he Bay bringing the sad news aud tbe two tuivirt-rs, Mr. Lowrie, chief i.flicer, a::d Mr. Edv.-_rd Maloney, second officer. The Eilen Simpson was owned by Captain Poole and anotber, and was, we are informed, partly insured. The e-ai go consisted of coals from Newcastle, N.S.W. i^apiuiu i'uic »aa wen &iiuvvji ueie £.uu ue&crveuty respected; his career iu this colcuy extended ovef^a peiiod of about 12 years, but when so suddenly cut off he was only in the prime cf l.is manhood. He was unmarried, but leaves ;i father and mother, b: others and sisters, to mourn his untimely end. The following j;rau!i:c description has bieu furnishei us by tbe cbief officer. Leit Newcastle on the 14th iu.'tanf, bouiid to Melbourne. Nothing worthy of note...
THE SOUTHERN MAIL SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 9 June 1866
THE SOUTHERN MAIL SERVICE. The course we advocated in our last issue to ini tiate the really necessary improvement of the Southern mail service has been adopted so far with very satisfactory results. On WedHesday morning a public meeting, convened by circular, was held at the Soutiiern Argui Office, to consider what etep» should be taken in the matter, and to prepare a memorial to the Postmaster-General, who was on an official tour of inspection in the district. I here was a large attendance st the meeting embracing representatives of law, physic, divfnity, banking, literature, landed interests, and commerce; Tsir. B. F. Laobie was voted to the chair, and id opening the proceedings he allnded in brief btit forcible terms to the great necessity for a through' daily mail between the metropolis and tbe South', and to the advantages that would necessarily result from its establishment. Mr. E. Ward said it bad been determined to call the meeting to take advantage- of the' Postmaster- Gen...
THURSDAY, JUNE 7. [Before Mr. B. F. Laurie, S.M., and Mr. W. Bowman, J.P.] KENNY V. GRAY. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 9 June 1866
Thursday, Jusk 7. [ -Jsfore Mr. B. F. Laurie, S.M., and Mr. W. Bowman, JP.J Kexxv v. GsAr. Frederick Grey was charged by Edwd. Kenny, of Hindmarsh Valley, with assaulting him on ihe 14th March. The prosecutor stated that the presiding Magis trate witnessed the affair. Mr. Laurie observed that he would not sit, but would give his evidence instead, as Kunny seemed to wish it. vmcrwise ue wouia nave aiiowea me case to go on without bis evidence. [Before Mr. A. F. Lindsay, J.I*., an3 Mr. Wm. Bowman, J.P. j Stbaxgu-ays v. Kennv. Edicard Kenny was then charged with an assault on George Strangways on tbe same 14th day of March. Mr. Lowe, for the complainant, explained that there had been instances of rude conduct by the defendant to Mrs. Strangways previous to the 14ih of March, and the preset t information was laid ia order to obtain some protection for the lady, nnd to place the aggressor under some restraint. He a? ked the Bench to require the defendant to fiud sureties for bis future g...