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TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 August 1861
~ ' "r ' > 1:0 .cobhespondents. . ; It,is desirable that communication's should 3 be short and pithy; lengthy articles do not suit kour space; mailer's qf .local into rest are . niost acceprab'e. &lt; .-* ? j I No'uoiice c'?p ]be taken of anonymous com i-^'|imniV^tidns> ' , All' articles sent for. insertion mus' be --/^'licnticated by the njiir.e and addrek* of (he \writsrer-not as a,.'sine qua nan" f« r publica &lt;''Mionj but as a guarantee of good faith. Ctirrespoi dents are. particularly requested '' to vtfite opr Ope side of t j»e paper only.
THE CIVIL WAR IN AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 August 1861
THE CIVIL WAR IN AMERICA. We. have ieceired adyices frora^ New York to ihe.l6tb Slay, «r live days' later limn ibe intelligence previously to hand. They contain news of considerable import* a nee; The blockadeof the Virginian waters was reportedto L-e complete. A precau tionary ootice had been i v>dcd for all vessels to leave those wateri w it hi,» fifteen days. Charleston, Savannah, a?:d *k'ew Orleans were to be blockaded witMn a week. The Maryland Legislature,' after having voted adherence to the Unron, had adopted a re solutioo condemning uie-way and discount enancing the inie-feveiice of the Federal troops. GeueroJ Btnler, witli; 20,000 Federal troops, had taken possession of Baltimore without, resistance, anil had p*c claimed law. The subscription of the states, cities, and individuals in the uorth, in aid of the war, atnouriled to 28,000,000 dollars. Washington was placed under manial law, and General Scott was confident of a suc» cessfnl defence in case of attack. In, a se...
MOSQUITO PLAINS. July 30th 1861. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 August 1861
MOSQUITO PLAINS. j - - July 30th 1861. . There is a rumour about holding , a public mating here to consider the propriety of humbly addt easing the proper authorities to take the requisite steps for forming the Tatiaia andjMcsquito Plains District . iht» a separate colonv-what form of Government is not as yet decided on. Narracoort to be the me* tropolis. ' There is a little stir about the sutn that Mr. Magarey has got placed upon the estimates tor the roads between this and the towu of Robe. I wioh that more eneigy (or raiher less apaihy) was,sho*n in this matter by the influeuLial people about here; iis I rather imagine that unless something is done by us, we shall see the Jinn's share" of tho vote appropriated by the dentaens of the Bay, called " Guitheu." Whatever the geographical division of the vof.e may be, I trust 4bat theruads will be actually, and essentially benefiU'd, and uot merely temporarily - MENDED. lienor one mile of a pe manent road than 8($ of '* parlia mentary'!...
Lod[?] Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 August 1861
XI > . -.....t-..' 'j- -"i"* 'i.'.v47!*££i. "V^'*J ?'?1 ?' *»' ??'.?. ? .?. - .? . ? ? -TBB ^GeneRAl;, WOOL.--This barques ^Sailed from Fori Macdonncll on Tuesday \ ihorninglabl for. Sydpey. She takes a large ;* ;qu?nlity Mr «ljent osparlolber cargo** \ CHARITY BeoiSs AT HOME.;-The . deplorable bad state of our streets calls for the immediate attention of - the authorities. The idea of forming a.DistrictConncil has long sincu been uioo.ietl, which body. Would doubtless attend to the every interest and ' improvement of the town ; let it not be said that we lack .fining materials to organize such a corporation. Inhabitants look to ; your best interests in time, tl'e fittest period for making hay is when tbe run shines; . A BANGEROUS PRACTICE.-We wculd call the attention of the tonslBbulary to the oijilpiactice of ptople shooting at ^all hours in the day within ibe precints of tlie town, thereby endangering ibe lives of the inhabi tants. We think this hint will have its effect; . if...
REPRESENTATION. To the Editor of the Border Watch. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 August 1861
REPRESENTATION. ?1 $ 7?& th£Editor of the Border Watch. Sir-lAbserved in the last issue of your paper tbaPMr. ]f. A. FiVash, of Adelaide, islo be requested to stand as a candidate for. tli? indentation of this dihtrict in Parliament. ]'aro informed that there will be a ntuneri.us and rrspemblv signed requi sition presented to that gentleman, request ; ing him to accede to tile w ishes of a large portion of the electors of, this district. Mr« Fivfash isonei.f our o!des>t colonists, and hrislfeen a resident in the province now 'Vup^ardu* ftl. twenty years* His antece dent^airesa^elfandtevcurn&ly known as 'tp;poiih. liiin out ps a fit representative; one in ^wl-om' ti e electors of this distiict may placee^et^; confidence^ As one deeply in* teresied-.mjhe j^osperity of the Mount, I trust tl ai lhe^cloiins t f Mr. FUeash will in duce us to -foiward hini Midi a requisition niH>n.thedi&solifticm' c*(* ilie present Parlia ment as io insuVe p.. favot:i able re ...
PENOLA.. July 31st. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 August 1861
;; P E N O L A . July 8!*t. 1 here,now seems some prfbabtuy ^of the .weather &lt;;'eariog ap. 'fhe last three .or four days have been much finer with sharp frost in the mornings. .The Township is still very dull, nothing stirring. On Thursdny last a sale of horse stock place at the Royal Oak, only two or three were sold which realized "fair. prices considering the overstocked state of the matket in this district, :f To-day had been set apart for -,a Public Meeting te consider the subject of Separation; everybody here is very luke-warm on ihe sub ject, ahd consequently there was no meeting at all notwithstanding it had been advertised frr afortnight.\ i . , \ The greatest desideratum at the present time in this neighbourhood is female servants, and-it is almost impossible to obtain suitable giris for love or money. Same eeven years ago about twenty I believe were sent from Adelaide, and were almost immediately en gaged; I think that this'arrangement would answer admirably wel...
SEPARATION MEETINGkting. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 August 1861
SEPARATION mekting. A :public meeting, convened by placaid, was b'eld on . Tuesday evening last, in 'Soutli's- Assembly Kuom to consider the subject of Separation. Mr B; Andrews was voted to the chair. The Chairman briefly explained the object of the meeting. Mr. Wy&tt enquired whether at- deput e tion had been appointed fn»m the Portland . League "to attend the meeting, arid give any infoiination that might be required. Mr^ Spencer, a member of the League, understood that Mr. Von Boden was to have attended the meetirg, but thought in con sequence of tlie severity o|- the weather be was unable to' do so. Several meetings hate been held at Dartmoor and other places in the Western District, and the general feeling was in favor of Sepa'aiiion. He thought that each head of families should subscribe towards the movement. Mr. Wirfttt moved, and Mr. Pepper se conded the following resolution :~That in the opinion of this meeting a committee be formed to correspond wiib the Western D...
Markets. MOUNT GAMBLER STEAM MILLS.EAM MILL,S, [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 August 1861
M nrkets. . ?*?>%$£$>>;*: ? ?:; :v'^"? v ?-: . ,L' 5. ? * m ..S-itdijJUT .GA&Bl-BR STEAM MILL,S, ? - Jt ,s:, &lt;1 "I ! Kt t' J 4 . 1. 0 *V5 Ot: .WJfraVper bus^ti ' :Jv' . 16 . 0 -0 Vmcflour, per\Q» . .. v 0 vG Po'UaVd. per. liuslitfl " y. ti o > ,/ ' do* > jper«M^ - : ' 0 11 *3 (iran, - ;V* 0 o - Ou-M, per ftubhel .. " 'o 6 0 &lt;!«. . " * * 0 A 0 - Barley ? \ "* Q Q $ Ciuslted t)t>* &lt;*** _
TEMPERANCE AND INTEMPERANCE. LETTER No. II. To the Editor of the Border Watch. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 August 1861
TEMPERANCE AND INTEMl'Eft . ANCE. LETTER - NO. II. - v - To the Editor of the Border-Watch. Y: Sir-In my tamer letter repking-fo your article '? Tempetance and iuiempei'- ; auce.V published in your issue of I9ih ^ in>t., I sumaiaMsed the i&suewbJeh I cori fcidercd mi'Jit fairly dmwu from your s-laumenls icirespcci to tins question J lu a very crude.aud ljurried aiaouerI glanced al the two first usSenious^-which werejto .he tiled thai 8t]0iri|aii(8 a re i»e&lt; es»a ry 1 oi he human ecouomy ; un-J promotive of gi eater intellectual activity than cat) be achieved uuder ihe regiraen ptescribed by Teet&alisiuJ To thetestimony ,1' adduccd last week iacontradiction of these s a'eimms, I may be permitted to t add the followi;»£. wliich 1 met wi h iu an old number of tbe "Quarterly Iteview." Dr. BeauAioqi, a celebrated Araericau physician, ^Uachcri to the Army of the United Slates, .WJS called upon to professionally visit .a"'youth who - hadmsiaiued severe injury ...
Latest Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 August 1861
; Latest Intelligence. ' Ntw Zealand; --Tlie Prince Alfred arrived "at: Sydney'fK>nrNew Zt aland. and reports- hostile preparations" aniougst the v.WaikAtpf^6eDera^CaoierdhVvW88''Znitk-iog' hostile preparations. ' At New Zealand there is - something breeding. &lt; All commanders of war ships on-the station have orders foFAuckiand on the lust tiay 'of August at the furthest. |ii New South Wales the excitement ut Lambing Flat continues. * The Commis sioner's camp and Court House have been burnt down. A huodied rebels have been Wounded. Tf;e deaths and burials are no*. . sta'ed.; Buta considerable number of rebels .are ^advancing towards Yass. The excite inept! there, is-great. "? -Diggers are urn*iiig and (hilling daily at Lambing Klatvarid are tesioting the attempts at the arrest of the lioiers. The number hilled uid wuuuded is its* than reported. r :Nt*ws lies arrived from* New Zealand by tlie;l>riiice'"Albtrt up to thv 12ib July. A dtputau* n had waited on the Governo...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 August 1861
MARRIED. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; At Mt. Gambier, on the 1st inst., by the Rev. Mr. Don, Mr. James Mitchell, of Wheat Acres, Drop Drop, to Janet, &nbsp; daughter of Mr. Archibald Smith. BIRTH. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; On the 31st July, Mrs. W. A. Crouch of a son.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 2 August 1861
IF. the Pot8 m who decoyed my German ? Cooley Sf-eep Bitch away, about 12 &lt; o'clock, on Tuesday,23rd ultimo, from between my hut in . Mt. Toi't^s Padlock and Mr. George Elliot's.on the Drop Drop Road, doe3 not return /her to me by Tuesday the l3«h August, I- will; prosocute hUu'for the *auje. She had her collar on, and duly registered. W. G. MOORE. Thursday. 1st August, 1861, WANTED, a CoOK. Apply at the SOUTH AUSTRALIAN HOTEL. » Mount Gam bier. ON SALE A FEW CHOICE NOVBfcS ,*At the ' .. .Tv . , POUDKR WATCH OFFICE., GOVERNMENT ADVERTISEMENT, ' |1 ENDERS wi.ll be rerrived by Jh'e under sigued until noon of Wednesday, August * 7th, 1801, for the.fulloMi'tr works: - -sMACDONNELL BAY. 1,00P Cubyj-.Yufds.dt'. I imestoue 500 do",-.- do. of from bench . Delivered and Stacked. Cleiirinar all Trees and S umps, &c.» in ab >ut 40ft. in wiith of the New lioad, from Mts»t?. .Fisher and Rochfori's Brush Fence, to the Swatu p« ?:&lt; Gum or Peppermint Piles, for Jett...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 9 August 1861
rs RE "BORDER WATCH"ispublished JL every Friday morning al 10 o'clock./. For the quarter, paid iu advance .. £0 8 0 Tsems OP AovBaTxaiMQ:- : First 8 lines or inch of space . . . £0 S O Every additional line .. .. 0 0 2 Advertisements under.8 line*, .. (K 3 0 Discount on advertisements ordered : ''-t. for 3 months . .. - 26 per cent, f Ditto for six mc nths ... t> 50 per cent*; Shipping advertisements, each ... 0 4 0 &lt; Advertisements for Business Direc tory, per ariaum .. .10 0 Advertisements -inserted over the . ? leader are charged First 5 lines .. . * ... 0 fi 0 Each additional line .. v. 0 *1 0 It is requeued that advertisements, to secure their insertion, be sent in as early as possible^ and at the latest not later than 5 o'clock on Thursday evening; Orders for the alteration or withdrawal of advertisements must b*in trrititig, and sent iu not later than 2 o'clock on the Wednesday ptcceding the day ofpublicatidn. Advertisements most be accompanied by specific instr...
NOTICE TO MARINERS. Treasnry, Adelaide, M[?]V 30. 1861. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 9 August 1861
NOTICE TO MARINERS. Treasury, Adelaide. M&iP 80. Ifi6l4 ^ S The following Notice to Marineri. frequent ing MacDoonell fiay^ Cape Northumberland, is publwhed for creneral inrormatiftn: T. REYNOLDS,.- Tr^asawr. | Referring to the sailing dirfectfoas for the* , above anchorage, daed theOtli February* 1860, published by the late Trinity Board;. ^ Masters of vessels /rtquectiug MacDonnell Bay, are again cautioned against remaining at* anchor after the Blue and White »Veather Flag;-', has been displayed from the Lighthouse Flag-'* ^ stair, the bottom of. the harbor being ofjsot' rocky a nature that the heaviest descripu^Tpl^ anchors in bad weather cadnol l:o depend^^ Upon, . ? When the Head Keeper of ihe MaeDonoeil Lighthouse deems the Bay to be unsafe, a,/ Blue Flag will be hoisted at the Flagstaff; > near the Lighthouse) to - warnrasels frora^ . entering the harbor. The, satne »ign»l will be' hoisted on the raooringsbeingall occupied, io i which case- vessels ending the Bay m...
DEFAMATION OF CHARACTER. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 9 August 1861
DEFAMATION OF CHARACTER. WE remember a scene in the Imperial Parliament, which occurred some yeare ago, and of which we were eye and ear witnesses The late Lord George Betttinck, on the break up oftbe Tory party, after the repeal of .the/Corn Laws, personally assailed his former friend, LoVd Lyndbursr. The one was in the House of Commons, the other in ;the Huu3e of LorJs. Lord George accused Lord Lyndhurst of simony, in having, while holding the office of Lord High Chancellor^ bartered his offices for gold. He had given, a valuable living to a poor curate; and the imputed motive was. a sordid ooe-like the great Lord Bacon,''he had been moved by pecuniary considerations; Lord Ly ndhurst, in the House of Lords; an&jvered the accu sation/ Prodniiftg documents and letters, 'be proved; that he had promoted the poor curate solely because of Lis learning and his virtue ; and then, in a strain of lofty and withering sarcasm, which Ave never heard equalled^ far less surpassed, showed...
General News. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 9 August 1861
General' . The EXPLORATION.--Ao inieresiing:fact was bi ought out in ihe course of ihe sitting ? lhat a cpup'e of.camels had ;found ?tbeir. way to a. station near Mount yictor^ ih ihe ; north of: South'' Australia. Tha question . was", wlielher the camels were. those which "; ;:Mr. Wills had lost, ndrlh'; of CpoperTa [Creek or were fronc.Mr. Burke's party,. . The general impression was that they were;: the cancels lost by Mr.. Wills, Mr. Hodgkinson, in whose .charge ihe camels were ai M^niivdie, had started from Ade!* aide for Mount Victor^ to identify the an?/, mala. The fact of these animals having found their way to the sallied districts ' was snggeHive of the hope that the instinct of" ihe camels they had with them. might be of service to Mr. Burke's party in an. extremity, olid that the lost explorers may yet be heard of. The Chief Secretary communi cated to the deputation from ihe Explora tion Committee of ihe lioja! Society, oa Saturday, the views of ihe Government with regar...
LATEST FROM INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 9 August 1861
LATEST PROM INDIA. TaE; FAMINE.-»The accounts from the famine districts state that the tsoney in; hand is sufficient to meet all requirements till the rains are due, in August. This calculation does not take into consideration j he money sent from England -Madras Aihenietidi. A MCUDERER CAOGHT.-Tbe Oude Gazette gives further particulars regarding Salabat Khan, lately apprehended in Luck-' now as one of ihe four murderers of Major Burion, at Kbtah. Mr. Burton, the Major's sou, has identified him by the mark of a rifle wound in his thigh, made by ihe. Mnjor'syoungest son.when they were pur sued to the top of the residency, and by the marks of small shot which was fired into the prisoner and his accomplices as they were relreaii.ig. S ariled at the proofs, ibe scoundrel confessed, .* it is no-u*e denying it, 1 am Salabat Khan." He also bears the mark of a wound on. his; left hand, which he. says he received. from M>jor Button, who made a cut at him with his sword ; altrr this, he sa...
Correspondence. TEMPERANCE AND INTEMPERANCE, Letter No. III. To the Editor of the Border Watch. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 9 August 1861
Correspondence. * ' : : : : TEMPERANCE AND INTEMPER . ANCE, 4 ; Letter No. III. To the Editor.. of the Border Watch. ^ , Sir-I am' afraid ihe majority (of your readers will regret as much, possibly, as yeu do that you ever opened the way for the nu merous letters which have already appeared connected with the question of " Temperance and Intemperance"-&lt;a subject haviDg only a certain degree of popularity at Mount Gam« bier. But you have the satisfaction, Sir, of knowing that you did good when ypu did not intend it I For you have afforded an oppor tunity of placing before1 the public mind im portant factsafLcting the welfare of this ard every other community; besides enabling ' the adrocates of the total abstinence priociple to- show that their cause habits foundations based on justice and mercy; and iu super* s' ructure of " peace and good wil I to men." Let that be your comfort;; Sir, while I inflict ocryou another letter I ;; : : ? ^ Tour next serious mis-statement in t...