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SELECTED POETRY. THE DEATH OF MRS. FRY. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 10 May 1867
SELECTED POETJ&Y. THE DEATH OF MRS. FRY. The felon bewailing-the Magdalene's sigh The tears of the widow-the fatherless cry. These are her epitaph written above Lasting memorials-records of love. Spirit of Howard! look down from on high On the grave of thy sister, Elizabeth Fry. Wrapped w thy mantle she entered the cell A priestess of heaven on the threshold of helL An angel of mercy wherever she went, Calling, like Peter, on men to repent. Wearisome nights-wearisome days, Mindful of duty-unmindful of praise. Inthegloom of the dungeor, upon the cold ground By tiie sick and the dying, there she was found; Oh, many a sight she looked upon there, Of sickness and death, of sorrow and care. T.iTra Aaron, she stood 'tween the living and dead, A stranger to doubting, a stranger to dread, The handmaidfof Heaven, by Charity sent, Scattering blessings wherever she went. The feelings of woman-the courage of man, Gave love and decision to every plan. Nations of Europe are shrouded in gl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 10 May 1867
T HE NATIONAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA. Head Office, Melbourne, April 23,1867. TO THE SHAREHOLDERS OF THE NATIONAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA. The Directors have much pleasure in submitting to you their NINTH ANNUAL REPORT and STATEMENT OF BALANCES on 30th March last: The Net Profits for the Half-Year, after allowing for Rebate on Bills, Interest paid and accrued on Deposits, aud making provision for Bad and Doubtful Debts, amount to £39,977 14 6 Recovered since last Statement from Bad and Doubtful Debts ... 70 15 10 £40,048 10 And they- recommend that this Sum should be appropriated as follows, viz.: To Dividend, at the rate of Ten per Cent, per Annum ... ... £27,000 0 " Bonus, at the rate of Two and a Half per Cent.per Annum 6,750 0 " Reserve Fund 5,000 0 '«Balance carried forward... ... ... ... ... 1,298 10 " _ ' - £40,048 10 4 The Directors congratulate themselves on being able to assure you of the continued and in creasing prosperity of the Bank's business, and that they are now enabled to...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 10 May 1867
rP0 ADVERTISERS in the KAPUNDA HERALD.-The following is' the SCALE of DISCOUNTS on Advertisements n the KAPUNDA HERALD, when prepaid :. insertiofslf 3d-m the Shilling, or 25 percent. insertion !.!} S^.in the Shilling, or 29$ per cent. during^rtr.} ^eShilling, or 8S| percent. The Scale of Charges is as follows: Two lines ... One Shilling. Three lines ... One Shilling and Sixpence. Four lines ... Two Shillings. Five lines ... Two Shillings and Sixpence. .Six lines Two Shillings and Sixpence. Each line more Four-pence. Fijrare,orTable-work Advertisements,charged at sixpence per line throughout. The KAPUNDA HERALD will hare an exten sive circulation all over the Northern Country, including Gawler, Sheaoak Log, Greenock, Nuri ootpa, Angaston, Stockwell, Truro, North and South Rhine, LyndochValley, Moorundee. Stock port, Linwood, Gilberton, Khynie, the Wakefield, Bivertcn, Saddleworth, Auburn, Mintaro Leas ingham, Watervale, Penwortham, Clares Lwunt Remarkable, Fort Augusta Redruth, Koori...
KAPUNDA RETAIL PRICES. "Kapunda Herald" Office, Friday, May 10, 1867. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 10 May 1867
KAPUNDA RETAIL PEICES. "Kapunda Herald" Office,Friday, May 10, 1867. Wheat, 3b 7d per bushel Flour per ton, j£ll Ditto per bag, 23s Bran per bushel, Is Od Pollard par bushel, 1/2 Hay, new, per ton-&& 10/ Ditto old, loose, £3 Ditto chaffed, ditto £5 0/ Hams and bacon, ditto, Is fid Butter per lb-Fresh, Is 6d j Potted, Is 4d Eggs per dozen, 1/1 Potatoes, new, 7/6 per cwt.; Id. per lb. C-ieese, colonial, per lb, 1/3
ADELAIDE CORN MARKET. Adelaide, May 9, 1867. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 10 May 1867
ADELAIDE COiiN MARKET. Adelaide, May 9, 1867. Business in Wheat and Flour has been very inactive during last week, and transactions were small. Wheat is still scarce, but at the same time the demand.is not large. Of Flour a few large sales came under our notice, but generally this staple is very dull. There is a fair trade demand for Bran and Pollard. Oats and Barley are neglected; good English Barley for malting is enquired for. The news by the English mail is favourable as regards Wheat. General business is still very much depressed. Our quotations to-day are as follow Wheat in town, 4/1 to 4/2 per bushel; ditto at Port, 4/3 to 4/3J; Fiour, Town Brand, £10 10/ to£11 per ton; ditto, Country Brand, .flO^to £10 10/; Bran, /10 per bushel; Pollard, l/l; Cape Barley, 3/; English ditto, 3/9 to 4/6; Cape Oats, 3/9 to 4J; English ditto, 4/ to 4/3i A. F. CHRISTEN & CO.
LOCAL COURT—KAPUNDA. MONDAY, MAY 6, 1866. [Before J. S. Browne, Esq., S.M.] UNSATISFIED JUDGMENTS. WILLETT v. DUNSTAN. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 10 May 1867
LOCAL COURT-KA.PUNDA. MONDAY, MAT 6, 1866. [Before J. S. Browne, Esq., S.M.] UNSATISFIED JUDGMENTS. WJI.I.KTT V. DONSTAN. Claim for £5 5/7. Mr Rudall appeared for the defendant. Mr Robert Willett examined. By the Court-Wished for an order for pay meat, as the judgment had not been satisfied; defendant was a miner. By Mr Rudall-Did not know what defendant wa9 earning per week, but had. been informed that he was in work. Mr Rudall said he thought the plaintiff need not have come to Court as witness had offered him payment at 5/ per week. Dunstan's wages averaged £1 15/. and he had to keep a wife and ramily. Defendant had reduced the original debt two-thirds by dint of great self-denial, and as Mr Willett had promised him (Mr Rudall) not to take further steps until he had seen him, he would ask that an order be made for 3/6; or if for 5/, that costs should not be allowed. Order made for 5/ per week aud costs. __ STOBEE V. CAHK. Judgment debt of £9 12/10. Neither party appearing, the ca...
DISTRICT COUNCILS. CLARE. MONDAY, APRIL 29. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 10 May 1867
DISTRICT COUNCILS. CLARE. MONDAY, APRIL 29. Present-All the members. The Statioaman and Mr Chapman reported that Egan'a" work at Botley Farm waa com pleted satisfactorily, and cheque for the balance was ordered to ba paid. Following tenders accepted-viz., for sundry repairs to road from Weikert's to the Hutt River-W. Boundy, £32; catting and forming road near W. Goldiwortny's-fcL Cain, £17. Kirchner's Gully. - Contract No. I-W. L*terty, £15; 2-Thomas Bray, £54 10/; ,3 Thomas Bray, £9; 4-J. Murphy, £23; 5 Alexander Bray, £11. Mr Chapman and the Stationmau to inspect Mullin's work between Mr Hope's section; also, E. Mulloy's work near Windsor Lodge. The Stationman and Mr Roberts to report on repairs necessary on Armagh road at next meeting. Various tenders to be invited against next meeting. Payments, £116 1/3. His WOBSHIP the MAYOR of ADELAIDE has promised, at his own cost, to provide uniforms to be worn by the Corporation officers when on duty, as a mark of their authority.
AUBURN. Wednesday, May 8. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 10 May 1867
AUBURN. fFrom our own Correspondent.] Wednesday, May 8. me iniri montniy public meeting of the Auburn Mutual Improvement Society was held in the School-room on Thursday, 2nd instant. The room was well filled. Mr. J. G. Bremner, Vice President of the Society, occupied the chair; and after the usual preliminary business had been gone through, the Chairman called on the Rev. Mr. Hock to deliver his promised lecture on the 4 Cultivation of the Intellect.' The lec ture throughout was exceedingly interesting, and was listened to with great attention. At the conclusion a vote of thanks was accorded to the rev; lecturer, who in his acknowledgment of those thanks, stated how pleased he had been when he first came to Auburn to find that a Young Men's Society had been established, and that it was been in a very flourishing condition fcheers); and as he bad commenced to assist them in the way of lecturing, he would do anything in his power towards the interest of the Society. The rev. gentleman...
SHEAOAK LOG. Wednesday, May 8, 1867. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 10 May 1867
SHEAOAK LOG. [From our own Correspondent.] Wednesday, May 8, 1867. Everything in our township goes on in its usual way; the farmers are very busy getting the soil ready for the seed, all other business being subservient to this. Indeed very little life is seen in our little, but progressive town ship. Illness seems not to visit us much, but of course accidents will occur, and one of our neigh bours, who had a sunstroke about December last, has duriag the last fortnight had a relapse ; but i when we saw him on Monday last he was re -covering his speech, and we liope that he -will soon be about again, as he has a wife and young family dependant upon him. He (Mr Littleson) is ereatly respected. Tnere have been an unusual number of parties given for this time of the year, consequent upon the young people changing their position in life, and everything, we are told, went off as 4 merry as the marriage bell' ought to ring. I find that we have lost our old friend Mr Phillips, tlie schoolma...
MUNICIPAL CORPORATION. MONDAY, MAY 6. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 10 May 1867
MUNICIPAL CORPORATION. MONDAY, MAT 6. Present-His Worship the Mayor, Councillors Moyle, Nock, Pearce, and Thomson; and the Town Clerk. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. Bead, a letter from Messrs; Tonkin and TJren calling attention to stumps in the north west portion of the Corporation, requesting to be allowed to remove the same. Application granted. Bead, a letter from Messrs. Bagot and Labatt in respect to rates soug ht to be levied for part of Section 1405, stating that they did not know they were the owners of the land in question, but that they would wait to see what title the summons disclosed ; also stating that the rates for several allotments they d id hold appeared to be paid by some one else, as they had not been applied to for payment thereof. It was ordered that the usual steps should be taken to recover payment for the allotments held by Messrs. Bagot and Labatt. At this stage of the proceedings attention was called to the ab...
KOORINGA. Tuesday, May 7, 1867. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 10 May 1867
KOOKINGA. fFrom our own Correspondent.J Tuesday, May 7, 1867. I The unusual dullness which has prevailed for some length of time at k'ooringa, in consequence of the very narrow limits operations have as sumed at the Burra Mines, was to some extent broken on Thursday evening last by a very happy gathering of many of the townspeople and visitors from neighbouring townships, who had met lor the purpose of doing hono r, at a complimentary dinner, to Captain H. Roach, W. H. Challoner arid W. K. JElphick, Esqa.-three gentlemen who h^ve been long "residents at the Bnrra, and for a long *erfes~ofyeafstreld Important posts under the South Australian Mining Association. The meeting, although happy in some respects waff slightly intermingled with feelings of regret, for all present felt That tardy thought, through all the various round Of this existence, the softening soul At length may learn what energy the hand Of virtue mingles in the bitter tide Of passion swelling with distress and pain, ...
THE BARRIER RANGES. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 10 May 1867
THE BARRIER RANGES. TO THE EDITOR. Sir-May I ask through the medium of your valuable columns the following questions : 1st. Has the Government seDt any party up to the Barrier Ranges to search for gold ? 2nd. If not, why "has such an~~impO¥eant~"ff£ep*" been neglected ? Now, Sir, I am sure gold will no more come to us if we do not look for it properly, than pros perity would have come to South Australia had she sat still, sucking her thumbs. I would suggest that a memorial to the Go vernment be got up in Kapunda, praying that a party of twelve or fourteen experienced men (each with a couple of horses, and rations for two months) be sent up at once, and to send down news once a week; so by that means we might stand a chance of getting more reliable news. Hoping you will excuse me for troubling you (my excuse being the interest of the Colony), Iam'«TEN PERCENT." Kapunda, April 30, 1867. [The answer to our correspondent's first ques tion is " No." Not being members of the Execu tive Co...
PROPOSAI, MADE AT CONFERENCE OF TWO COMMITTEES. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 10 May 1867
PBOPOSAI, MADE AT CONFERENCE OF TWO COM MITTEES. 14That each member of the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association, b^ing at present good upon the roli of that Association, shall be enrolled as a full member of the Ka punda Institute, and shall so contirue without payment by him of any fee or subscription to the Kapunda Institute to the end of the present year, provided that during that time he con tinues a member of the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association. That at the expira tion of this year such members of the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Association may continue to be full members of the Kapunda Institute upon payment through their Secretary of the sum of 4/ per quarter in advance. That all persons who may hereafter become members of the Young Men's Mutual Improvement Asso ciation under that Society's present rule of ballot shall be entitled to full membership of the Kapunda Institute, on payment of 4/ per quarter as aforesaid; but members of the Young Men's Mutual I...
MOONTA. Tuesday, May 7, 1867. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 10 May 1867
MOONTA. TFrom our own Correspondent,! Tuesday, May 7, 1867. The hopes of even the most sanguine of those who would persist in believing the reported gold discovery at the Barrier Ranges have been at last extinguished'; the return of several of those who had started for and visited the locality proving quite enough to damp the spirits of those remaining. There is considerable distress here at present; the Karkarilla Mine has stopped, and the Telta Mine is getting rid of several hands, and many men on the Moonta Mine are getting very small wages; consequently the tradesmen are driven to the verge of despair, and unless some of the small mines prove good ones, things will look very queer during the ensuing winter. The under-ground workings of the Moonta Mine are looking magnificent, quite as well as, if not better than ever. Some splendid ore is being raised from Bucha;'s Shaft, and they are getting some v&lt;>ry high class purple ore at the forty-fathom level in Taylor's Sh...
GAWLER. Thursday, May 9. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 10 May 1867
GAWLER. [From our own Correspondent.] Thursday, May 9. To-day being the first day of the Gawler and Willaston Races, all the Banks and the principal storekeepers' establishments were closed at 1 o'clock, so as to allow all classes an opportunity of going. The weather waa delightful, and a large concourse of people, both pedestrians and equestrians, visited the ground. There were four races to-day-viz., the Maidens won by the Hon. J. Baker's Flying Fish; the Town Plate, won by Mr E. M. Bagot's Cowra; the Shorts, won by Mr W. G. Morris's Darkle; and the Hacks, won by Mr S. Bradley's Little NelL On Monday evening the Bev. James Jefieris, L.L.B., delivered a lesture in connection with the Presbyterian Young Men's Christian Associ ation, on " Pompeii and its Ruins." There was a good attendance, and every one seemed highly pleased with the lecture, which was very inte resting indeed.
LOCAL COURT—KAPUNDA. MONDAY, MAY 6, 1866. [Before J. S. Browne, Esq., S.M.] DEFENDED CAUSES. CLARK V. BAKER. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 17 May 1867
? -r :-:--7- ? \ LOCAL COURT-KAPUNDA. MONDAY, MAY" 6, 1866. [Before J. S. Browne, Esq., S.M.] DEFENDED CAUSES. CLARK V. BAKER. ' Thie was a claim for £7 7/, for paddocking a horse for forty-five weeks, and quarter year's rent of quarr ; to which defendant pleaded a set-off of £5 12/. Mr Palmer for the plaintiff; Mr Benham for the defendant. One of Mr Palmer's clerks attended and ask?d for an adjournment, on the ground that sufficient notice of the trial had not been received to al low of the plaintiff'beiig communicated with. Mr Benham said that he must object to the postponement, as Mr Palmer could have sent the notice to his client. Mr Palmer h°re entered the Court, together with the plaintiff, and argued afresh that suffi cient notice had not been given; but as his client had come in. he could so oti with the case. Mr Wrri. Clark examined. By Mr Palmer--Was a farmer, living at Boss's Creek; knew the defendant, John Baker; had a bOrse of defendant's paddocked; could not speak as t...
BRITISH AND FOREIGN. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 17 May 1867
BRITISH AND FOREIGN. FAVOOBITE DAYS FOB MARRIAGE.-The latest reports of the Registrars-General of England and Scotland show that no two nations could differ more widely than do the English, and Scotch with regard to the choice of the days of . the week for marriage. The Scottish report' states that the favourite day for marriage in Scotland is the last day of the year, provided it does not fall on a Saturday or a Sunday. No marriages are celebrated on Sunday in Scotland, while in England it is the favourite day of the week for marriaga, 32 per cent, of the mar riages being contracted on that day. Monday is a favourite day in both countries. Saturday in England is the third day of the week in order of selection of marriage, 17 per cent, occurring on that day; but in Scotland no true Scot will marry on a Saturday, nor, indeed, begin any work of importance. With the Scot Satur day^ is an unlucky day for marriage, and. he is_ possessed-with the superstitious belief that if he married on...
THE SIXPENNY READINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 17 May 1867
THE SIXPENNY READINGS. As our readers are aware, the Committee of the Institute, observing the success attending cheap readings in England, and also in various parts of the Colonies, and wishing to augment the foods of the Society of which they hare the management, determined on trying how far the movement would be successful here-Friday night last being fixed for the first such enter tainment ; on which occasion Crase's Boom was not merely filled but absolutely crowded, con siderably over three hundred persons paying for admission at the doors, and those present being representatives of all ages and classes, from the magistrates and merchants down to school children; indeed we only remember one other occasion on which there was anything like so large a number present to witness any entertain ment in Crase's Room-viz., Mrs. Case's second performance there. The chair was taken by J. S. Browne, Esq., S.M., President of the Institute, who in a some what lengthy address stated the objec...
KAPUNDA. SATURDAY, MAY 11. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 17 May 1867
KAPUNDA. SATUBDAT, MAT 11. Present-The Chairman andall the Councillors. Specifications for repairs at Orchard's bridge read, and tenders to be called for. Works at creek near Railway Station-deferred. Crossing near Mr McCormick'e-deferred. Improvements at Mr Hogging's crowing-Chairman and Clerk to meet on the ground, and specification to be prepared. Log on the roadway at Dunden's corner to be removed. TheChairman informed Council that Mr White now required the old road and half a chain in width of Mr Opie's land if the deviation was pro ceeded with. Matter discussed and dropped. Letter read from Mr J. T. Rowe, calling at tention to district road near the Truro road being stopped. . -lerk to write to Mr Macaulay. Mr C >lemnn applied for permission to stop road on Ross's Creek. Not recommended by Council. Mr J. Prior suggested to Council a new line of roa&lt;t ;it Allendale towards Invermay, running through the grounds of Messrs. Johns, Kelly, an) Hawkeswell. Decided that ...
LOCAL COURT—KAPUNDA. MONDAY, MAY 13. [Before J. S. Browne, Esq., S.M. Jas. White, Esq., J.P., was on the Bench part of the forenoon.] UNSATISFIED JUDGMENT. WILLETT V. HOOPER. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald and Northern Intelligencer — 17 May 1867
LOCAL COURT-KAPUN DA. MONDAY, MAT IS. [Before J. S. Browne, Esq., S.M. Jas. White, ESQ., J.P., VU on the Bench part of the fore* noon.] UNSATISFIED JUDGMENT. WLTLETT V. HOOPEB. Judgment debt of £2 12/4. Defendant said he had never been summoned for the amount. : Order made for payment of 10/ per week. DEFENDED CAUSES. ScHBAKM T. ScHULZ. This was a claim tor £10 17/7, for an ac ceptance given for goods sold and delivered. Mr Rudall for plaintiff; Mr Palmer for de fendant. Hie amount due was admitted by defendant, but a plea was entered that he, on the 7th May, had signed a deed of assignment under the In solvency Act. Mr Palmer produced the deed, which included .the plaintiff's name in the schedule. The Court remarked that the deed was not registered, to which Mr Palmer replied that it was not necessary that it should be. Mr Rudall said that unless Mr Palmer went on to prove the deed, he must ask that the judg ment should be for the amount claimed costs. Mr Palmer submitted that it m...