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SUMMARY OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 16 June 1866
SUMMARY OF NEWS. [From the JRegister.] The February mail overland reacxed London on the 11th April, and the heavy portion arrived at Southampton on the 18ih. The latter was expected on the 16*h, but was delayed by the breaking down of the Masilia in tbe Mediterranean. The Reform debate has occupied the chief atten tion of Parliament and the public. It has extended over eight nights. AU the leading statesmen and speakers have addressed the House. It passed by a majority of 5 only; Ayes 318, Noes 313. Mr. Gladstone, in the Easter recess, visited Liverpool, and delivered two speeches in favor of Reform. Meetings have been held all over the kingdom in favor of the Government Bill. More than 100 meetings were held in less than a week. There is not much excitement amongst the people, but apparently, great determination to have the Bill pa-=«ed. The Liberals who voted against the Bill are very unpopular — Mr. Lowe especially. A large number of petitions have been sent up in favor of the Go...
ADDITIONAL TELEGRAMS. London, May 3. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 16 June 1866
ADDITIONAL TELEGRAMS. London, May 3. Gladstone's Budgret — Pevcnue, £67,575,000; ex penditure, £66,225,000. London, May 4. France professes neutral policy. Italy engages not to attack Austria. London, May 5. Prussia is mobilizing five army corps. London, May 7. Large withdrawal from Bank of England. A private telegram received in Colombo advUes a London failure for £15,000,000 sterling London, May 12. Government have authorized the suspension of the Bank Charter Act of England. The Spaniards bombarded Valparaiso on March 30. Doing great damage. America, April 18. Government have dispatched troops to Frankfort, State of Maine, to prevent the Fenians breaking neutrality. America, April 6. Negotiations are going on between England and America to adjust tbe Fisheries question, and to institute another reciprocity treaty. The Canadian Government has received informa tion that a Fenian raid on the Niagara frontier was imminent. America, April 4. The President bas 'issued a proclamation th...
ARRIVAL OF THE APRIL ENGLISH MAIL. NEWSPAPER DATES, APRIL 26. TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE TO THE 12TH MAY. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 16 June 1866
ARRIVAL OF THE APRIL ENGLISH MAIL. NEWSPAPER DATES, APRIL 26. TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE TO THE 12th MAY. The branch steamer with the South Australian portion of tbe Englishman arrived on Monday night at Glen. lg. bringing newspaper dates to April 2tJtli, and the following late telegrams : — LATE TELEGRAMS. [fBOU BEUTER TO flREVILLE & CO.j [From the Jiegister.'] London, May 1. The Government introduced a Bill yesterday for redistribution of seats. The. political situation is critical. Prussia has summoned Ssxonyto disarm. London, May 3. Italy bas suspended specie payments. It is reported that France is about sending troops to Rome. The panic in the money market continues. An immediate continental war is expected. Italy is endeavoring to raise a loan in England. London, May 8. Bank discount 8 per cent., consequent on the demand for gold fir remittance t- the continent. The Redistribution of Sea*s Bill brought before i Parliament will have the following effects on the j constitu...
CORRESPONDENCE. LEGAL AMENITIES. TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOUTHERN ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 16 June 1866
CORRESPONDENCE. ♦ — ? — LEGAL AMENITIES. TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOUTHEnX AKRCS. Sir — Having been in the habit of carefully reading your valuable paper since its first publication, I have come to the conclusion that it is your desire to give a fair and impartial account of any and all the circumstances that may happcu that would interest your rendeis. Therefore, feeling assured of the above facts, I have been induced to refer to the conduct of a legal gentleman (or at least such I suppose he would like to be considered) that came from Adelaide to defend | a case that wa- heard in the Local Court, Port Ellior, on Wednesday last, between myself and *he Ontra.1 R«ad Board, in reference to a dispu'e about a well that 1 considered, and also proved, that the Board were tiying to deprive me of without paying any compensation for the loss of i:. The dispute about the well is now cleared up, and therefore does not need me to refer to it again. The part of the proceedings that I have to com pla...
DISTRICT OF ENCOUNTER BAY. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 16 June 1866
DISTRICT OF ENCOUNTER BAY. Proclamat'on directing that the District of Encounter Bay shall, iu compliance with memorial from ratepayers of the district, be divided into five wards, to be respectively called Encounter Bay Ward, Hindmaish Ward. Port Victor Ward, Inman Ward, and W'aitpinsra Ward. The following to be the definitions of the boundaries of such wards respectively : — hncounter Bay Ward. — Coramencire at a noint on tbe sea-coast, where the luman River joins the sea ; thence running northerly aloug the centre of the In man River to its junction with Hall's Creek in Section No. 211'; thence southerly along the centre of Hall's Creek, until it intersects the north boundary of Section No. 180 ; thence westerly to the north-western corner of rfection 180 ; thence in a straight line to the north-west corner of Section No. 25, in the Hundred of Waitpinga; thence south along the western boundary of said section to its south-west corner; thence south-easterly by a straight line to a...
ENCOUNTER BAY. FRIDAY. JUNE 8. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 16 June 1866
ENCOUNTER BAY. Fkiday. Jdxe S. Present — The Chairman, and Messrs. Robinson, and Gibson. Mr. John Smith desired certain information rela tive to depasturing cattle on the waste lands. Answer to be considered; in the meantime if licence be wanted to be applied for in writing. The Chairman was requested to ascertain the legal qualification for voters at the next annual mei-.tir.g. The'Clerk to lay information against all illegal splitters. Mr. James GrabaYi having signed contract as Raneer, the Clerk was ordered to attend to Gazette notice. The stockyards on Section 177 bad been examined and approved bv the Chairman as suitable for a pul lie pound. That Mr. Hipgins be requested to get the needful repairs done, and the Clerk to get notice boards for the public pound. Messrs. Thompson, Battie, and Glassenbury applied for depasturing licences. Additions to the by-laws to be considered at the next meeting. The Clerk to obtain forms of depasturing licences and books of notices. The Chairma...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 16 June 1866
Auctions THIS DAY (Saturday), June 16. SALE BY AUCTION. HORSES AND LANDED PROPERTY. BY ORDER OF THE OFFICIAL ASSIGNEE. RE J. F. BOTTOMLEY. \\f GARDNER has received instructions from f T ? the Official Assignee to sell by auction, This Day (Saturdav), June 16, a» the Yards of the Port tlliot Hotel, Port Elh'ot, at 3 o'clock— 3 HORSES belonging to the abovenamed estate. Also, at the same time and place, by order of ihe Official Assignee, iu tbe matter of E. VVri«ht, insolvent — Six ALLOTMENTS of LAND at WATERPORT, Kos. 30, 31, 32, 57, 5S, and 59. After which (if not previously disposed of). An ALLOTMENT of LAND at LOUISVILLE, be.in-r parts of Nos. 11 and 12, having a frontage of 268 links on main road. On FRIDAY, June 22. IN THE MATTER OF JOSEPH BARTON, INSOLVENT. BY ORDER OF THE MORTGAGEE. mOWNSEND, BOTTING, & KAY are favored L with instructions to sell, at their Mart, on Friday, June 22, at 12 oVl^r-k at noon — All that VALUABLE ALLOTMENT of LAND, No. C4, situate at PORT ELL...
OPENING OF PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 16 June 1866
OPENING OF PARLIAMENT. TnE third session of the fourth Parliament of South Australia was opened yesterday, and we print His Excellency's speech in full in another column. Contrary to general expec tation, the Ministry do not propose to go on with the general business of the country at present, but merely to settle matters with Mr Justice Boothky, and rectify the mistake of last session about the Strathalbyn Tramway Bill. There appears to be no indecision as to their course with reference to the Judge. The allusions to H?s Hoxor's obstructiveness are sufficiently explicit in the Governor's speech, and we learn from a telegram received late last night that Committees have been appointed in both Houses to prepare addresses to i;he Queen, praying for Mr. BooTnnv's removal froin the Bench. Certainly nothing less than this will satisfy the country or restore public confidence in the adminis tration of justice in the Supreme Court; but we mav infer that Mr. Boothby's sympathizers will batt...
ALEXANDRINA. SATURDAY, JUNE 9. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 16 June 1866
AI-EXANDRINA. Satdbuat, Juxe 9. Present — AH the members. Letter received from Mr. Gates, requesting the Co'iincil to allow a transfer of his depasturing licence to Mr. Thompson. Granted. Clerk to invite tenders for metalling the sandy hill near Mr. Yelland's, and forming and making the bad Dieces of road between Mr. Crawford's and Mr. Varcoe's. Clerk io advertise meeting of ratepapers for the appr- aching annual election. Retiring members — Messrs. Can-nth and YelLtnd, who retire by rotation ; Mr. Ewen McDonald by ballot. Receipts, £9 17s. 9£d. ; piyments, £10 53. lOd.
SOCIAL SCANDAL. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 16 June 1866
SOCIAL SCANDAL. There is a vice in the world which pharisees and sinners by common consent and mutual sympathy have agreed to designate the sqcial evil. Anywhere between the poles an observer of life as it is in this terres:ial sphere may detect the. placid hypocrisy which seeks to ignore its own special deformities in the conspicuousness it attaches to a particular guilt in which it may or may not participate. The mythical personage commonly denomi nated the Devil is admitted to be cunning of device, and truth to say he is tutor to some apt pupils. But his art sometimes reveals itself. Scandalmongers — the very flower of the devil's artistic corps — are sometimes hoisted on their own petards. They don't always succeed in absorbing their own hideousness in the monstrosities they eagerly insinuate, but dare not openly assert, against other people. But they do instil a moral poison into most ears that listen to them. While they denounce one fault of the world they propagate what we ch...
RAPID BAY. SATURDAY, JUNE 2. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 16 June 1866
RAPID IUY. Saturdat, Jcxe 2. Present — All the members »xcept Mr. Christie. Tenders accepted — -Cutting road through Section 1463, D. Jones, lid. per yard; metalliug road at ParW's Hill, J. Lord, £7 15s. perchain. Mr. Taylor applied for some repairs on road at back of mill. To be inspected. Mr. Mclnnes applied for gome clearing to be done on rosd through Section 83. Consideration deferred. A depu ation waited on Coune.il respecting water on Reserve at Seco:id Va'ley. Consideratioa deferred until the Council receive au answer from Govern ment respecting it. A caveat was re-o've 1 to be made against Lot 4, Section 1504. Second Valley, being brought under the Real Property Act until the Government have decided respecting the spring - and the Reserve at Second Valley. Mr. Woodgatt's surs-eys and the jetty now building at Rapid Bay to be inspected. Receipts, £o 2s. ; payments, £20.
MOUNT BARKER. TUESDAY, JUNE 12. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 16 June 1866
MOUNT MARKER. Tuesday, Juse 12. I Present — M ssrs. Wedd (in the chair), Paltridge, j \Va\ker. and Har-nnford. i Clerk instructed t- ca'! special rrx^effntrfor making1 j a rate for school purposes, at the Mount Barker j Hotel, for Monday. Ju!y 16 Cleik to give notice f-r annual meeting for elec tion pni poses at Gray's Inn. ClerU in?mic«d to gazette 'losure of old pound on I Lit ill, and opening of new - in l^ot 210; also, t- procure a notice board m --ie of galvanized iron for the pound. Mr. Paniels applied for leave to irrub an-1 clear awav old tree in M'-rph»*tt-s'r-'et. Leave granted. j Clerk to write to Guvcinment concerning the --Iii 1 Court-' souse. j Clerk to write to Echuntra Co tncil to request the \ pavm-jri* of os. to the I'ai.ger. -; Cleric to invite tenders for cutting in Gaoler- | street per cubic yard. j Clerk to invite tenders for making .in nnpr.iach on j either side of new bridge near Hurst's, Mr. Walkrr j to point out the. mark. Mr James Blight, jnn/s, contract «...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 16 June 1866
Produce. 11/ 'IE AT — The undersigned are Purchasers of ^» Best San-ples at Highest Market Prices, delivered at Qoolwa, Port Elliot, or Victor Harbor. Grist Orders punctually attended to. KAKKER & CO., Goolwa Mill. WHEAT. — The undersigned are Purchasers of ?\Vhf3t for delivery either at the Mill or their Store, Port Victor. They are als ? prepared to receive and deliver Grist at the Store on the same terms as at the Mill. CI ARK & DODSON, Rosetta Mills. March 17, 1666. WOOL. HIDES, SHEEPSKINS. &c, PURCHASED at the Highest Market Price by JOHN TAYLOR & PON, Thebarton. WOOL, KID'S, SHEEPSKINS. &c, PUR CHASED at the Highest Market Price by JOHN T. SAGAR, Thebarton. Wants. WANTED, Six MEN for Road Wo k. Apply to J. S. Hardinp, contractor, Hindmarsh Bridge. WANTED loPURCHASE. some good CHICKENS and LAYING HENS; al-o, a few yonnjr DUCKS. Apply at the Southern Argus office', Port Elliot. ? Medical. ? MRS. RENNIE, THE EMINENT LADY PHYSCIENNE. (From L...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 16 June 1866
Shipping. s&l*^* QTEAM TO MELBOURNE.— ^Oivf^j tJ Time Table for the Month of Jaue.— The ALDINGA axd COORONG will Bail on the following dates: — From Adelaide. Fbom Mexbocbbc Aldinga, June 16. Coorong, June 15. Coorong, ' 21. Aldinga, ' 21. Aldinga, ' 26. Coorong, ' 26. Coorong, ' 30. Aldinga, ' 30. Carrying Goods and Passengers. J. DARWENT, Grenfell-street. rt-,. /CLIPPER Schooner CYNTHIA, 65 torn, JJffjs V-» C. Heath, master. The owners of the ^ggg£^ fast-saUing clipper Schooner CYNTHIA brg 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 RATES of FREIGHT on Goods from Port Adelaide to Port Victor by this Vessel have been DEDUCED to 10s. Hd. PER TON. Agents at Port Victor, ACRAMAN, MAIN, LINDSAY, & CO. Agents at Port Adelaide. F. B. JONES & CO. VICTOR HARBOR AND ...
COMMERCIAL. Southern Argus Office. Friday Evening, June l5, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 16 June 1866
COMMERCIAL. Southern Artjws Office. Friday Evening, 'June l.r». 1S66. The local breadstuffs markets are «xtremcl\ dull, and there have been very few trans actions during the week. 'We quote wheat at fis. There is no barley oftV.rinp:. Oats have moved at 6s. 3d., ha^jj included. Potatoes, £1 per Ion, baps included. Hay, trussed, £6 to XT 10s. Fat beef is very scarce, and in demand. At Finniss Vale sheep are fetching high prices, some having realized 23s.
JAMAICA. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 16 June 1866
JAMAICA. Intelligence from Spanish Town by the Atrato, which arrived at Southampton, states that the labors of the Royal Commission are well nigh over, as far as relates' to the taking of evidence. On the 24th of Match the Conrinissioa had adjourned sine -fi«, and it was anticipated that one or two other sittings would close the proceedings. Mr. Eyre has appeared a second time before the Commission, iu order to supply them with information which, at his first examination, be was unable to afford. The evidence which he bad now to give occupied a day and a half in its reception. It consisted mainly of the reading of letters and other communications received by the Government from different parts of the country, cither before the occurrence of the disturbances or after the riot at M--rant Bay, and before the procla mation of the amnesty, and was intended t j show the information upon which His Excellency and his advihera acted in their estimation of the character of the original outbre...
DISTRICT COUNCILS. MACCLESFIELD. MONDAY, May 21. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 16 June 1866
DISTRICT COUNCILS. MACCLESFIELD. Mosd*t. May 21. Present — Messrs. T. Graham (Chairman), H. Marker, and E. Austin. Letter received from R. Davenport, Efq.. in re- j ference to park lands. ! Account rendered by W. Chance fir clearing road j near Mr. Horver's, &c, 14s. 6J.. passed for payment, j Tender «-f Messrs. Jackson and Ross for fencing j near W. Watts's, at 3s 9d. per rod, accepted. To be I completed in one month Poundkeeper applied for a new book of register. Clerk to get the same. Notice of appropriation for medical attendance received. Letter received from the Central Ro*d Board, Rta'injr that the old mainline of road through Section 2834 had never bepn gazetted as closed. Tuesday June 4. Presont—M^ssrs. T Graham, H. Marker, S. Elli-, j E. Au -tin, ai d S. AhW-t j Cleric to apply t' have the old main ro:id throuah j Sect 'on 2834 siill k- t-t open. j Account re-d^red by L. Kep'-rt fur lavinsr nut : cemi'tiT\ an-^ plan of 'the satno, £4, passcl for pay- j incut; also ...
CEYLON. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 16 June 1866
CEYLON. Coffee shipments have been iar-je during the month, and there is every prospect of the EeaFon'B crop j exceeding 800,000 cwt. The prospects for the coining crop are most favorable. The great topic of imprest is a scheme for extension --f the railway and tea cultivation. Four companies of the Ceylon Rifles, fully officered, under the command of Mpjor Macdonald, have de parted for Hongkong per H.M.S. Ferooz. Captain Fisher, Chief Superintendent of Police, has been killed by a fall from his horse. The Church, Wesleyan, and Baptists Missions have lost some of their most zealous and faithful uieabers.
RIVERINE DISTRICTS. WENTWORTH. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 16 June 1866
EIVEEIXE DISTRICTS. WENTWORTH. [Pastoral Times Correspondent.] The weather at length bas broken, and theje I seems every prospect of a liberal supply of the j liquid element so long wanted, and so long denied j us, being at length vouchsafed, as we have bad two days* rain this week, and more seems coming Last Sunday we had a day's rain, steady soaking rain from the S.W., to which quarter heavy rain clouds had been drifting for two days previously from the opposite point of ihe compass, affording evidence of thnuder storms in the N.E., where I have no doubt some heavy showers must have fallen. We were j fortunate enough to get a short one. but sharp, on i Saturday morning, preparing us for the larger i supply 'bat followed. Monday was a dull though mild day, and Tuesday was ushered iu by a dense fug. the temperature very low indeed. Wednesday night we had a frost, t'-e first of tbe winter. Soin after sunrise heayv clouds came up from the N.W., spreading themselves iu dense masses ove...