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TIME-TABLE OF THE ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF THE ENGLISH MAIL FOR 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 5 March 1869
TI "Iff E-T ABLE OF THE ARRIVAL AT' D DEFlBlUdE OP IHE EJSGLlSii MAIL FOR 1869. ODTWAliD JtOUTE. Leav s L ndon via Marseilles'.* Arrives at Adelaide. J snuary February March April May June July August September Oetcber November December Decc-mbpr 29 26 26 23 2L 15 16 13 10 8 5 3 31 March April May Jane July August August September . October November , December . 1870. January February . HOMEWABD ROUTE. Leaves Adelaide. Ike. 1869. Jan. Feb. March ... March ... Aptil ... JWay June ... July ... Aug. ... Sep. Oct. Nov. ... 6 3 3 31 26 24 21 19 16 13 13 10 Arrives in London via Marseille, Southampton. 1869. Jan. ... 24 F^'o. March Apiil May J une July Aug. Sep. Oct. Oct. Dec. 21 21 18 16 13 11 8 5 3 31 28 26 U69. J an. Feb. March April May J une July Aug. Sep. Oit. N&lt;r. Dl-C. SO 27 27 24 22 19 17 14 II 9 6 4 Jar.. 1,1870 * The Southampton portion cf the English Mail leaves London six days p? evious.
Post OFFICE REGULATIONS. INLAND RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 5 March 1869
Posr OFFICE RSXHJLATIONS. I3TLAKD BATES. .1 x I letters posted for fdelivery .within tie province:-Not txceedirg l.a'f an,ounce, 2d; c x ceding half an ounce, but not exce'dirg one cunce, 4d; exceeding one ounce, but not ex ceeding one and a IiaY ounce*, 6d; exceeding one and a half ounce?, but. not exceeding two ounces, 8i; and so en, ir.crfa=ing 2d for eacb a-'diSonal half-ounce or fraction of balf-ounce Parcels containing no letter nor epistolary communication or intelligence:-]^ot exceeding four ounces, 21; cxee d'ng four OLns's, but : net exceeding five ounce?, 3 J ; exceeding five ounce?, but ffot exceeding bix ounce?, 4d ; tx ceeding six ounces, but not exc-efflirg seven ounce?, 5d; and so on, increasing Id for ererj additional ounce or fraction of an ounce. Inland letters or parcels poEted unpaid, charged double the abo ve rates. All packets to pass at the parcel rate must be uncnclosfd, or enclosed in covers open a' the sices or tnds; or otherwise the spndei must subscribe,...
INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAMS. (From the Adelaide Papers.) VICIORIA. Melbourne, Februarv 25. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 5 March 1869
INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAMS. (From the Adelaide Papers.) V1CIORIA. Melbourne. Februarv 25. The Assembly baa made considerable pro* gress with the Estimates. The Duke of Edinburgh and the Governor, with their suite, visited the Theatre last rrglit, It was crammed, and hundreds were unable to find admission. The Prince dines at Too/ak to-day. A large number of leading colonists have bten invited to meet him. The Mayor's ball will tbk3 place to-night. Mr Lockhart Morton has patented a new wool-press. The trial has proved satis ractory. Melbourne, February 26. At the Colonial Bank meeting the first reso lutions requiring that the Directory shall con sist of six dulj -qualified proprietors was carried, 5 he Directors withdrawirg their oppo sition j the second, providing that two of the ! Directors shall retire annually, one only of whom shall be eligible for re election, was nega tived by a majority of 100 votes. For the new rice, fx Portia w, biddings did not come within £3 of the importers...
The Northern Argus. FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 5 March 1869
FRIDAY, MARCH 5,1869. We are requested to etate~that a mistake ceenrrcd In our first issue with regard to the price of wheat at Tarlee, it being 3s lOd to 8s lid per bushel instead of 8a 7d to Bs 8d, as quoted by cur corref pendent. JL special meeting-as may be seen by re* fcrenca to our advertising columns-of the shareholders of the Clare Hall Company will be held in the Town Hal3, on the 8th inst., at 8 p.u?., fjr the purpose of electing fresh & directors «»d adopting the twllnce-sfcect for the last half-year. k If we msj^judge from the numerous buildings in course ofNenection and about to be ereeted in the Town of Clare, it is in a very thriving condi'ijn. Thcsi buiid'ngs adjoining the Town Hall, we are given to understand, will shortly receive additions in the shape of top storeys. | Dray and waggon. loads of wheat are still coming into Ciare very fast. The farmers appear to be . taking advantage of the ris3 in tfiees. | The Clare Agricultural an i Horticultural Society'...
ADELAIDE. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) March 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 5 March 1869
ADELAIDE. (FROM: OUR CORRESPONDENT.) March 2. The two great events of the part week hm-e been the successful inauguration of rhc s Strftthalbjn and Middktcn Tramway, which took place on Tuesday, the 23rd, and the Grand Agricultural Exhibition on the 25ib, With regard to the first-mentioned wort, which now connects Strathalbvn and its sur rounding districts with the seaboard, and ihe utility pf which many persons doubt, its opening lias b:en carried out in a very spiriJcd mariner by the Southener?,- who srs to be con gratulated upon having at last attained the ultimatum for wh?ch they have so long striven, The consummation of the Strsthaibyn and Victor Harbor Tramway scheme has tern the'*? "summum bonuro," and now it is theirs in reality it will be for them to carry it on success fully. The construction of this line will not have any direct bearing upon the import ant qnestien of iron versus stona roacl?, for the simple reason that the peculiarities of tho count iy between i*a inland...
LOCAL COURT, CLARE. FULL JURISDICTION. (Before Mr. MacDermott, S.M.; Mr. Glceson, S.M.; Mr. Beare, J.P.) THUBSDAT, MARCH 4. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 5 March 1869
LOCAL COURT, CLARE. FULL JURISDICTION. (Before Mr* MacDermott, S.M.; Mr. Gicescn, S.M. ; Mr. Beare, J.P.) THUBSDAT, MARCH 4. PIPES T, THOS. RIID.-Ihe defendant wee charged with unlawfully releasing five head of cattle from the plaint ,fTs pound on the 20th February. The defendant pleaded guilty. Kobert Piper, sworr, said : On the morning oi February 20 I left my wife in charge of the pound, as I had to kave on buBiresp. "While I was asvay the defendant came and released the cattle. The pound was properly secured by an iron bar across the rails. £4 3s 9J were on the cattle when the defendant re cused them. Upon information he. received he went after the eatilcj and found the derendant driving them before him. The defendant, who asked tin plaintiff a great mary frivolous questions, said his cattle were starved during the time they were in pound. The defendant was ordered to pay the damages on the cattle, viz., £l 3a 9J, end £1 to the poundkefper for ids loss of time, and fined £2. Wil...
NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, February 25. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 5 March 1869
KEW SOUTH WALES. Sjdner, February 25. Captain Hall, of the E^mont, states that just prior to his leaving Ilokitika news reached there that the St. Vincent, Captain Barron, left Wellington on February 14 for Ljttelton, to load wool £/r EngldLd. A heavy gale visited the coast on the next day, wrecking the ship in Cook's Straits. The chief mate and the carpenter were the only survivors ; 25 were ioet. The Assembly sat till 3 o'clock discussing the vote for the Prince's entertainment, after which a sum of £1,000 was voted. Two wealthy e quattera have been committed at Glen Innes for cattle-stealing. Sjdney, February 26. The Geelong takes 146,000 severe ignp. The refufed to vote the talary for the Commissioner of U always, dnlhe ground that tbe officer is unnecessary. A small portion cf the Estimates was passed yesternight. Capta&lt;n IToveli'a trial for murder is post poned till May. . . . Sydney, February 27. Yesternight the Assembly passed a resolu tion advising tfce immediate...
THE STUBBLE BUSSING AND BUSH FIRE ACT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 5 March 1869
THE STUBBLE BUSSING AND BUSH JIEE ACT. This Act wsb passed in the eessicn of 1864 for the purpose of restraining the negligent or wilful destruction of property ty fire. It pro vides that ary peison wilfully or negl gently destroying, ii j ning, or endangering property by setting on fi e or burning timber, ^.ralr, straw, stubble, hay, pra-s, or other p; educe- or maierial ^rcwi.-g, h injf, cv being in any pi. ce vvl-a4ever, shall, en coi y ctior. f^ifeit a penalty not let s than £3 nor exceeding £10. Holders of annual depss'urage licences to £ive ere day's notice of intention to burn scrub, &e.} within [hundreds to Crown Lands Eargrr. ISo lire shall be lighied fcr burning stubble, be tween 1st November and 15 h Ap:i'" unless between 6 ard 30 o'clock in the tf ern^on. District Councils have power to slier the hours of burning in their districts by notice in the " Government Gazette," and by fixing san:e on door on District Council Office for 30 ds^s. | Ko stubbie thall be bur...
CLARE CORPORATION. MONDAY, MARCH 1. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 5 March 1869
CLARE CORPORATION. MONDAY, MARCH 1. Present--All except Mr. Roscrow. This was a special meeting to con sider the tenders for forming1 and making road and footpaths through the Main street. Councillor Young suggested several alterations in the plan, which were adopted by the Council. Tenders received-W. Cook, £1,290; W. Letts, £1,157 17s; W. Bond, £910 7s; T. Bryens, £900; W. Paterson, £878 4s; and J. Scott, £840 (accepted). Mr. Rhead was appointed to super intend the work, at a salary of £2 2s per week, for not less than two in spections weekly. Adjourned till the regular meeting on Monday, March 8, at 3 o'clock.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 5 March 1869
WILLIAM BUCK, Tinsmith, Ac., begsto return his thanks to tbe inhabitants of G'are and the surroundirg dietrict for past Favors received, extending ofer a .period j»f 14,years. Mid assures them that the same workmanship is still being dene at his establishment as hitherto, which has insured him their previous support, and that he thinks it unnecessary to puff his work, a6 others in the trade are neces aitated to do, to secure favors. W. B. ht t always on hand O. Q-. and Half-' round Guttering, Piping, Water Heads, Pucnpp, &s>.; also, 3 anks, Baths, &c , of ali descriptions made to order. Materials sod workmanship, of the best de scription. ' Q REWARD.--Stolen oF43trayed fiom Ford's Hotel, 4 psirs of Ducks.. If strayed, 5 shillings reward; .if stolen, £2 reward will be given upon conviction of the '©Senders. EVERY FRIBAI MOEKIKG. W. E. FQBD. T HE O ETH E BIT A E OU S' IS PUBLISHED Terms of Subscription, are are as follows: Ttr quarter, in advance ... £0 2 0 Single c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 5 March 1869
L A R E STEAM. FLO ffi> AND CHAFF MCLL8, CHARLES EIIUBEB PsomnuL WHEAT always wanted at Highest fiita FOSC&SK. Floar, Bran, Pollard, Chcfij mj Crushed Cera aliFsys for sale. Gk'ist Work promptly done, end Com Crushed* H A R D E B , Near Teira Hall, Clare, CABINET MAKES, fto. J. H. b?g§ to tar:der his thanks to the public far the lib. r«»l support he has hitherto rewired duiiT.g his residence in C.arr, and hope?, hy paving er ry attention to hi* husineap, be will continue to receive a fair share of the public patronage A good stock of furniture of every description always oa hand, and made to order. IRON BEDSTEADS & MATRESSES. Funerals attended on the ahorreat noticf. Ciarge moderate, J. HARDER. w. PAIEBJ>0» AND CO. GLARE FOUNDRY & AQRICULIURAL IMPLEMENT YARD, BpILDEES AND IlMBIX MERCHANTS, Iron, eos?a hard *cod, timber, detlr* All kinds of Biaeksmittu', Wheelwrights, w6 Caflch^buiideri1 work dose on tbv sLi&r»e&lt;t sion'rp. N^B.-Firat c...
THE MARKETS. ADELAIDF. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 5 March 1869
THE MABKErS ADELA11>F. Wheat, from 4s 6d to 4a 9d Flour, froiai'll 2s 6d to £12 lfis CUBE. Wholesale Wheat 3s Sd Flour, £10 per ton cf 2000 lbs Bran, lOd per buebel Pollard, 1» 2d per bushel Chaff, £A 5s per Ton of 2000 lbs Fresh butter Is 4d per lb .Potted butler, ls3d J£gg®, 7d per do*. Bacon, 7d per lb Cheese, 61 per lb
POST OFFICE REGULATIONS. INLAND RATES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 12 March 1869
POST OFFICE REGULATIONS. E$LA5TD BATES. Letters posted for delireiy within tLe protiaffi '-Not eXife&dwg half an ounce, 3d: c-s ..-ceding half fen ounce, but not exceeding one* ounce, 4d; exceeding one ounce, but not ei ceeding one and a ha?'f ounces, Od ; exceeding cue and & half ousce?, but not exceeding two cunceB, 8d sad so cb, increasing 2d for cacb addition&l half-ounce o? fraction of balf-oufice Pffrcsls costainiSg no letter nor epistolarj octrifilunfestifin of intelligence :-*3Sot exceeding four cuiieef, 2d; e±ce.d.ng four ouiets, but n&lt;Tt- exceeding five ounces^ 3d . exceeding fire ounces, fruf not exceeding Bit ounces, 4d ; ex ceeding sis ounces, but not exceeding eeven ounces, 5d; and eo o&, increasing Id for every additional oaneear fraction of an ounce. Inland teitefs or parcels posted unpaid, charged double the abo ve rates." - AS fn&cfcete to pascal tbe parcel rate must be unenclosed, or enclosed ia covers open at the...
ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 12 March 1869
ADELAIDE. Tlie capital of South Australia is reputed the hottest of all the cities that I are chiefly inhabited by the English I race, and ns I neared it through the ! Backstairs Passage in the Gulf ol St. Vincent, past Kangaroo Island, and still more when I landed at Glenelg, I came to the conclusion that its reputa cion was deserved. The extreme heat which characterises South Australia is to some extent a consequence of its lying as far north as New South Wales I and Queensland, and so far inland as to escape the breeze by which their coasts are visited; for although by 'u South Australia" we should, in the southern hemisphere, naturally under stand that portion of Australia whicli was furthest from the tropics, yet it is a curious fact that the whole colony of Victoria is to the south of Adelaide, and that nearly all the northernmost points of the continent now lie witiim the couairv misnamed u South Aus tralia." The immense northern terri tory, being supposed to be valueless, li...
THE CLARE SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 12 March 1869
THE CLAEE SHOW. The Clare Agricultural and liorti cultural Society held their jura annual exhibition m the Oars | Ilall on Wednesday, March 10. second exhibition of live stock arco took place on the same day. Xn respects the Show was an impio 4 - ment on former years; the pears -an i apples are decidedly better, as also the grapes. Manufactured aruc.f-s made in the district were display ed, and as far as they may be connected mth cattle medicines, are appropn^ | The judges could not g'lve an opinion on the articles themselves; they have a very commendable appearance, well worthy the attention of the puM:^ The grain show was expressed by of the judges,-as being equal, to ' shown at Mount Barker, wnich * is considered the garden of South Australia ; hut they also say our farmers do not know how to clec-.ii _;;o wheat sufficiently well. The barley i.;: decidedly better than last year; ana fair samples of peas are shown, but, they require a little more attention, Very little competition...
THE PANAMA MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 12 March 1869
THE PANAMA MAIL. The Melbourne " Argup," in its S3 drey message of news via Panama, has the folio * 1 ? g additional items of interest : - A large Fen:an demonstration to jk place ei Cork 011 the 1st January, atwV-ieh Mr. O'Sulli van made a strong epecch. Several French ironclads are preparing f_r sea. The E npe*or ha? subscribed 5>(K0P. to wards a monument, to be erected at Tuesle, in memory of the late unfortunate Emperor Maximilian of Mexico. Disturbances, caused by the colicclien of unpopular taxes, prevail throughout Italy. The commandant of the military division o Florence has been dispatched to Parma to restore order. It ia rumored in Paris that an insurrection has broken out in Milan. The Government of Greece are aci-iveh engaged perfecting the armament of the national 'TOO p. Another conspiracy has been detected ii Spain, and several prominent G-eneraU have been arrested. General Dulce hes called for more troops to be sent to Cuba. It is proposed to eend sn army of 10,GO...