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Notices to Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 6 May 1865
ftotkes to (JUmsponfoirts. _ * W. B. (Bundle street.)— An article was already . . ' in print when your favour reached us. ' ?. A Biedcatcheb's Imaxest. — A Tery beantifd ,v poem, but scarcely suited to our colnmns. -| You must be careful how you use Emeb* | powder, or trouble will ensue. . H ? . 154 ?;?;. i] Witt Is the Kingdom of Belgium like Tart-agon? Because it was recently separated from Holland. TlIE CrAWLEE MA-TTFACTOttIES. ? TllC number and importance of our local manufactories, and the great amount of business transacted through them, seem in-* to entitle them to special notice, we purpose bringing them shortly under re view with all such particulars respecting them and their productions, as may i'tcr- cst and do credit to the town and trade of ; Gawler. O YWLEU BrADIXO AXD PKB ATI*© Cf.-A.SS —'We are requested to call the attention of the members to an advertisement which appears in this days' Mvnyip, with reference to a general meeting at the Hall on Tuesday next. 'We bel...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 6 May 1865
SCALE ot charges for advertisements in the Bunyip; Two lines . One Shilling Three lines , One Shilling and Sixpenc Four lines . . Two Shillings Five lines . , Two Shillings & Sixpence Six lines , . Three Shillings And every additional line, 4d. Advertisements should be sent in not later tfaaa the Thursday preceding the publication, liberal discount on repeated insertions *f advertisements. Terms of subscription: — Thirteen shillings per annum. Twelve do , [paid in advance.) Three and threepence a quarter. ' Three shillings in advance. The next number of the Bnnyip -will be Published on Saturday, May 20th. GAWLEB : Printed and Published by the Proprietor TVH- :i Iiam Barnet, at his printing office, Murray street, Gawler, where all communicationB and advertisements are receired. 156 |
GAWLER MUSICAL SOCIETY'S ENTERTAINMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 6 May 1865
GAWLER MUSICAL SOCIETY'S ENTERTAINMENT. Tnis praiseworthy society, (which culti vates music with the double intent of occupying rationally the leisure moments of life, and lending its art aud aid to pro mote objects of a benevolent and .philan thropic nature.) having had their help solicited by the Storekeepers Assistants' Association, at once res-ponded to the call, and announced a programme of a vocal entertainment, in aid of the Associa tions* funds, which drew together a large and respectable audience at the Odd fellows' Hall, Murray -street, on Wcdncs dav evening, Walter Dufllcld Esq., M.P., having obligingly accepted the invitation to preside on the occasion. Mr. DrFFiixn in making a few observations before the business of Ihc meeting commenced, said it was not the first time the Gawier Musical Society had appeared before them. They were always read}- to assist any other society in Gawlcr, aud he might say that the ?present entertainment was not for any pecuniary benefit to th...
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 6 May 1865
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. : i ANGASTON (Post Town), E. Hynde Pound- \ keeper — One red cow, rope on head, both cars - marked, TS near rump; one red and irhitc |., spotted cow, star in forehead, both care marked, TS nenr romp; one red cow, both ! ears marked, TS near ttunp; one red and ; white spotted polcy covr, both ears marked, TS ! near romp; one yellow and white spotted ?- poley cow, brown face, both, ears marked. TS . near romp. If not claimed, will be sold May .^. 22, 1865 at noon. t ?
THURSDAY, APRIL 27th. [Before R. J. Turner, Esq., S.M., and P. Ferguson, Esq., J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 6 May 1865
Tkcbsdat, Apbii. 27th. [Before B, J. Turner, Esq..S.3it, aud P. Ferguson, Esq% J.P.] Hugh Irarrdl and Thwix Fttrrell, father and son, were charged with felo niously and violently assaulting ono ' Henry Bonioekc, blacksmith, near Shea oak Log, on the 25th instant. Richard Saunders, Sergeant of Police, stated that from information he received' he went to Sheaoak Log yesterday, and arrested the prisoner Thomas Fnrrell. He first saw Bomeko, who was lying in bed, very ill, and stated that prisoners had beaten him with a malice ptit-k, and kicked him, and who charged ther prisoners with a felonious assault. After arresting Thomas iarrell, lie cautioned him. On the way to the station, tho prisoner stated that he had only hit Boinocke one slap, and that was with hin fist. i\ G. Burton, poUec-troopcry stated that he arrested the prisoner IV 1 ~l^ 111. ? *.? « Jiugn x arreu, last evening, and cautioned him. When near Sheaoak Log, tho prisoner said, 'I struck him first; I acknowledge I am the ...
PRESENTATION TO THE REV. W. BROWN. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 6 May 1865
PRESENTATION TO THE KEF. 'W. ?-BROWK'. The translation of the Rev. W. Brown, ! from the Adelaide Circuit to Gawler, has ? been attended by a very pleasing demon- j si ration of esteem on the part of his late hearers in the metropolis and suburbs, j of a highly encouraging character, a ; deputation from amousr whom eamn. in ? Gawler on Wednesday last, and waited ' opon the Rev. Gentleman with the i following gratifying address, which was i acknowledged by Mr. Brown in suitable j and expressive terms, the compliment I being unlooked for by that gentleman, ' who will no doubt prove himself in Gawlcr worthy of esteem and considera tion: — ' Adelaide, May S, 1S65. ' The Rev. William Brown. 'Dear Sir — As there are times when the obligations of friendship require that its expressions should be more than usually uistmet and emphatic, permit us, the undersigned, as representing a large number of your 'Wesleyan friends in Adelaide and neighbourhood, on the oc casion of your removal to the Ga...
GAWLER AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 6 May 1865
GAWLEE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. TO THE EDITOtt. Sir — In i he report of the Town Coun cil's proceedings, reported in your issue j of the Stli April, I fiud pei-iiiifssion w given to the Gawlcr Agricultural and Horticultural Society to 'have the use of the Park Lands for lour days in the year, with a iirivil«re of charuiiis: for booths, stalls, and any other erection I lie Society may deem proper to allow. 1 very much | question if the Council, as trustees for the town and 1lie Park Lands, nave the. power to grant any such permission in favor of any such Society. The Park Lands I have always understood were set apart by the original owners of Gawler for the benefit and recreation of the townsfolk**, and if c-o how can Hie Coun cil get the power of making snich a con cession ! The Council can allow the Park Lands to be used for any amusement-, but for prizes or gain to any body of men, even as a Society, I very much doubt. j A BURGESS.
A VOLUNTEER, GROWL. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 6 May 1865
A VOLUNTEER. GROWL. There is to ho no review on thp Queen's Birthday, ' and a good job too ' —at least lor the country companies. Much has been said at public meetings and in Parliament, in Courts of Enquiry and Defence Commissions, about tne efficiency ot the volunteers, iueso men who give up their time and trouble in hope of learning to do their duty to their country are. scandalised in every direction as being inpfficiont by men ^vho, from some cause ov other — perhaps ccnvardice perhaps caution, perhaps physical disa bility — have held aloof. Some of the loudest of those who exclaim agaiart the volunteers are the very men who have the largest amount of property to protect, and yet who, if the men in their empl«»y haveJ joined thn force, throw every obstacle in the way of their attending the necessary ; drills to make them efficient. But this is j wandering from the subject. We repeat much has been said about the inefficiency of the* volunteers j but what fins been said ; about t...
CURIOSITIES OF THE LONDON DIRECTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 6 May 1865
CURIOSITIES OF THE LONDON DIRECTORY. Tho Post-Office London Directory is exhibiting in an alarming degree that phenomenon which when connected with human beings, leads. Mr. Banting to write essays on the best mode of keeping down corpulency. Tho volume now reaches tho extent of two thousand eight hun dred pages, and those, too, of a large octavo sizo. One of tho manv wonders of this book is, that it is entirely a matter of private enter prise. Tho Post-Office authorities afford faci lities in certain ways for its compilation, on i account of its great usefulness to them as well ' as to others; but all the responsibility is borne I 'by a private firm. * Directories always seem to have been in pri vate hands in this country. As far back as j tho year 1677, there was printed for sale a list j of about eighteen hundred dealers and firms j in London, with their addresses, but the trades j not fully specified. This was perhaps tho ear- j liest of our directories. Mr. Hotton has lately [ p...
DINNER TO MESSRS. KINGSTON BRIGHT, M.P.'S. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 6 May 1865
DINNER, TO MESSES. KINGSTON AND BRIGHT, M.P.'S. A complimentary dinner was given to these gentlemen at tho Two Wells Inn, Two Wells, Port Gawler, on Tuesday, April 25. About 40 gentlemen on horseback and vehicles met the two meniberss at Virginia, where a procession was formed, and proceeded to their destination. Upwards of 50 persons sat down to an ex cellent spread, served up in Host Cowan's best best style. Mr. William McCord, Chairman of the Port Gawler District Council, -occupied tho chair, supported on his right by Messrs. Kingston, and W. Cavenagh, and on his left by Messrs. H. E. Bright and James Martin. Mr. John Crossly occupied the vico-chair. After the cloth was removed tho Chairman read a letter from Mr. Duffield, M.P., who had been invited to be present, stating that a prior engagement prevented his attendance that evening, and also a telegram from Mr. Towns end, stating that through indisposition he was unable to be present. The Chairman also said Mr, Bright had invite...
MINTARO. April 29. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 6 May 1865
MINTARO. [From our own Correspondent j April 29. By-the-byc 1 was very sorry you had not space for my last communication, and I am also happy to inform you that your Ihinyip is truly appreciated in this lo cality, many persons having expressed their desire to subscribe to the same. 'While lam writing April is on iho waive, and although it will soon be num bered amongst tho times that were, st ill it is fraught with wonderful incident, and has witnessed the tomfoolery of more than one unsurpassable humbug in this enlihgtened and cver-to-be-remeuibcrcd locality of unassuming Mintaro. Our Surprising Sham, who is also an aristocratic butcher, has -ad many trials during the. memorable month. The first, which is by no means a bad piece of humbug, I will give you. Cattle in this remarkably salubrious and |)leasant valo are growing (I don't mean in size, but what is vulgarly termed) scarce, and tho goggles of our Surprising Sham bec.imo more than usually brilliant on the morn ing of the 1st...
Poet's Corner. THE POLICEMAN AND THE PROFESSOR. AN EPISODE IN THURSDAY'S SNOWBALL FIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 6 May 1865
. |Jott s §mtx. THE POLICEMAN AND THE PBO FESSOK. AN EPISODE I3T TUL'R8DJLY*S S3TOWUALL ? ?* FIU1IT. During tho snowball skirmish between tlio atudcuta and tho police on Thursday, n member of tho force, with more zeal than discretion, made his way by stealth into the College quadrangle, and, deter mined to brmjr some tangible proof of his daring to tho Police Office, selected an inoffensive-looking spectator ass his victim, and laid hold of him wit!i a view to his arrest. Now this gentleman hap pened to bo a Professor, aud tho students, enraged at tho indignity offered to their superior, administered to tho unfortunate policeman the condign punishment which is sung in tho following verses composed by a student whoso brain appears, like those of his confreres, to have boon as much influenced by the fall of snow as those of a certain unhappy portion of our race are said to bo by tho moon. A de putation of students waited on us yester day, with a view to the insertion of the verses. On...
LOCAL COURT—GAWLER. TUESDAY, APRIL 25. [Before R. J. Turner, Esq., S.M.] CIVIL. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 6 May 1865
LOCAL COURT— GAWLEB. Tuesday, April 25. [Before 11. J. Turner, Esq., S.M.] CIVIL. Miixikax v. K iDG way. — Claim for £5, value of a heifer property of plain tiff, aud illegally converted to his own use -by defendant. Mr. Turner for plaintiff; Mr. Rudall for defendant. The plaintiff stated that he bought the heifer iu question at a sale. It had a paint mark, No. 7 ; ho also marked it by cutting the tail. He left the heifer to run on the laud where he had bought it, aud soon after he saw the heifer in the possession of defendant. lie claimed it, but the defendant refused to deliver it up. M. McMahon stated he was present when the defendant's boys came for some cows. They took away a heifer that MiUikan had bought with their own. T. Hogarth and J. Sparshott both sti ted that plaintifl* had marked a heifer he bought by cutting oft' the end of the tail. C Wilson stated that he was with MiUikan one morning, and saw a heifer with a mark like a 7 on in Ridgway's paddock. He believed the mar...
OUR STREETS AND ROADS. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 6 May 1865
OUR STREETS AND ROADS. Among the street improvements, which it is satisfactory to see, have received due municipal attention, we notice that Reid-street, near Messrs. Pearce, Wincey and Co's yards, has been made available to the town, by filling it up. To have constructed the drain in this case, would have been the more costly plan, the lowest tender for a drain being £35, whereas the present earthwork has been done at a cost of only £20, Messrs Pearce, Wincey & Co. contributing one-half, the rest being supplemented through the Corporation. The north end of High-street has been metalled, and the roadmen will be trans- ferred to the centre of that street next week. Mr. Warren has nearly com- pleted his task of fixing accurately and conclusively the angles of the streets, portions of which are still experiencing the beautifying skill of Mr. Priest, of the Mintaro Slate Quarries, especially in front of the Prince Albert Hotel, and along the entire front of Mr. P. Kelly's newly ...
GAWLER CORPORATION. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 20 May 1865
GAWLEfi COBPOBATIO& 1 Present— His Worship the Mayor Yin I the chair), CouncUlors Mold, Bathurk 1 Eoediger, Mitchell, and Young. I A letter from Mr. McEwen was read. 1 suggesting the necessity of building a re« j taining wall at the back of Mb premises 1 adjoining High-street, and proposing to I pay one-third of the expense of buiidin« I same ; wall to be two feet thick, eighteen ' inches of which to be placed on the inside - oi Dounaary line and six inches abutting on High-street ; Mr. McEwen to be aU n lowed to increase the height of tho wall for his own convenience. A committee to be appointed to inspect the portion of High-street abutting on the premises of Mr. MdEtven ; to report if such wall is required; to confer with Mr. McEwen as to the amount he trill pay towards building a wall on the Cor poration property ; Mr. McEwen not to have any power over the wall after it is built. ^ I The following tenders for breaking 1 gravel were opened: — P. Mouagban, 1»- ! 10d. per y...
SALISBURY LOCAL COURT. THURSDAY, MAY 18, 1865. [Before Messrs. R. J. Turner S.M., Aubert aud J. Harvey.] [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 20 May 1865
SALISBURY LOCAL COVRV. Thursday, May 18, 1865. [Before Messrs H. J. Turner S.M., Aubcrt aud J. Harvcv.l An application to close certain roads, north of 8cct:on 176 Port Adelaide, of which notices were published in the undermentioned Gazeltax, was agreed to, namely, Gazette of March 30, Aprtl 6, April 13, and April 20. A gentleman from the office of roads iu the Surveyor I GreneraTs department, attended and ] I stated that thc^roadH referred to were not i within the limits of a District Council, and a letter was read from the Surveyor' general, assenting. LlLLYWniTE V. GOODIRR. Mr. Parker for plaintiff; Mr. T. F. Turner for defendant. This was a ca?e of assault, damages being laid at £30. The defendant was not present, Patrick Kain, (Virginia) farmer, stated that he knew Amos Goodier, the defend ant, saw him on the 23ta March, at Lillywhite's, the Cross Keys Inn, Dry Creek, about dusk, witness had a team with him. Defendant had a whip in bis hand, which he raised at Mr. LiUywhite, sa...
THE NEW GAWLER POST-OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 20 May 1865
THE NEW GAWLEE POST-OFFICE. It is with unmingied satisfaction that we congratulate Gawler upon the complete ; success of ore of its most important public i movements. Gawk'r is to h-ive a Post- \ Office built that shall be a credit to the , town and a convenience to the inhabitants ; The deputation appointed at the public ! meeting of the 6tu ul t., consisting of the Mayor, the Town Clerk, the Manager of ; the Gawler branch of the South Aus- . tialian Banking Company, and our three ; local M.P.'s, Messrs, Duffield, Martin, and I Bright, waited on the Chief Secretary on : Wednesday last, and were courteously re- ; ceive4 by tbat gentleman. The Mayor | presented the petition, signed by 321 I householders and ratepayers, which was j read by the Town Clerk, the schedule j alluded to in the petition (consisting of j the report by Messrs. Grundy and Finch, j printed in our last issue, a plan of the : present office, and two other papers) i we print in another portion of onr present issue....
TUESDAY, MAY 9th. CIVIL. [Before R. J. Turner, Esq., S.M., and J. P. Ferguson, Esq., J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 20 May 1865
Tuesday, Mat 9th. cryix,. [Before B. J. Turner, Esq., S.M., and J. P. Ferguson, Esq., J.P.J rorttAM v. Faster. — Claim tor £6 9s., medical attendance. Defendant stated that he had paid £2 10s. to plaintiff, and had sent £3 afterwards, which plaintiff refused. W. H. Pophrtm denied having received £2 10s. on account, but that defendant's wife had offered £3 in full of all de mands, which he refused. Sever received any money on this account. Did not kuow whether the £1 given credit lor is one of the instalments ordered by the Court. Verdict for £5 9s. 6d., to be paid by weekly instalments of 10s. McEwEir v. Cahhto- — Claim for £3 13s. 4d., cartage of wheat. Veraict for £1 16s. 8d. ; costs divided. Boe v. Barker. — Claim for balance on acceptance of £10 12s. Verdict for amount claimed.
Poet's Corner. THE BABY SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 20 May 1865
Wcf slower. ? ' ~T — ™-,~T — THE BA-HY SHOW. H*i,F-A.-i.E&QUE,'iudf-a-Ieagu8 Froin the Post Office, X-own to the 'purloins' of Don Known to each novice. Into tho 'purloins' of Dow Came tlio half-hundred, From the maternal breast, Vam 4 Via iintA atin/lm*nfl ' Forward, tho infantry ! Gentry and peasantry! Into the 'purloins' 'of Don ] Game the half -hundred. 'Forward the infantry! All who have made entry, Babies in white and bluo Coire by the hundred.' Mothers who made reply, Know well tho reason why Babe with Babe was to vie. Into tho 'purloins' of Dos Came the half-hundred. Judges to left of them, Judges in front of them, Puzzled and pondered. Got up extremely well Each. Baby-loan-ish swell Callow as chicken just Hatch'd from its brittle shell, 'Wbimper'd and'wondered. CrKsten'd each noddle bare Without a trace of hair ; While their round eyes did stare. And their fat legs and arms, Thumped, lunged, and floundered. Twin babiea spurned the yoke, / ' And with a desp'rate stro...
THURSDAY, MAY 11. [Before R. J. Turner, Esq., S.M., J. S. Millner, Esq., J.P., and J. Pile, Esq., J.P.] [FULL JURISDICTION.] CIVIL. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 20 May 1865
TmmsDA.T, May 11. [Before B. J. Turner, Esq., S.if., J. S. Millncr, Esq., J.P., and J. Pile, Esq., J.P.] [full jurisdiction.] civil. Paxxer v. CmracuMAar. — Claim for £22 17s. JOd., due on a partnership for sinking a well for Air. Roe, uat 18b. per foot. Mr. Turner lor plaintiff; Sir. Budall for defendant. ~ j Richard Panter, the plaintiff, stated! that he had agreed to sink a well with defendant. The agreement was between Mr. Eoo and defendant, but defendant promised him half the amount. After i tuey naa sunn ou teet they came to ; Gawler to sharpen and repair theii? 4«»ls. j While there, he fell sick, aud defendant ? engaged two men to complete the work. ? He received £7 10s. from defendant. ! Defendant had since completed the well and timbered it. The well was 83 feet deep. He considered the 60 feet com plete^ when they1 left was worth 10s. a ibot. Charles Churchman, the defendant, stated that he had agreed with Mr. Roe to sink a well at ISs. afoot. He engaged plaintiff to help h...