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GAWLER CORPORATION. WEDNESDAY, MAY 31. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
: ^ GAAVLER CORPORATION. Wkdxesp.vy. May 31. ..'??;????. Prescnt-^-'IIis'- Worship tho Mayor (iu tho chair).: Councillors Mold, liatliurst, ?Jtoedige-r, it?t.ohcll, Young and Wincey. . . Alettt* was road from Mr. McEwcn, offerlug to pay £20 towardar building a ?\^Vtainir.g \$aHt hi I l!-rh-xiree&^ Referred ta CominiUec. One from SIp.]p-elaiiiU- r for permission to spread rubjb||?o make .*ji -entrance to '.his premises, .g ^ . -An offer was uvulo by Peter Brad v, to break river ' graved at Is. 5dJj-eriyar^.^-' ?V'l&t aveept'ed'. . ? S ,. %-Mr. Councillor' Batuurst jifcsen.tcd a W-anemor:al from owners of property sJoulK1 f%& of High-strcet, asking tibr? tli^i ^jwr? ;-jp^the street li- be drained. - - :- *?' a. £ *3 ?V'i-.lU»olvc«l-f-That the s«m-3-f d£5 lse X:j^!atttcd for the purpose of filling up the **aini- at the rear of the South Auslral+an ^nk, and Ihat , a call of tkc C^unciOw v^iaikde to diectd^.tW levels of^he 'southern v''porUon of -iligli-strcct, fo...
OUR ELECTORAL DISTRICTS AND THEIR BOUNDARIES. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
l ;Ot|K ELECTORAL DISTRICTS AND iv V ^ THEIR BOUNDARIES. - ? ? , . ? ?? ..? It is satisfactory to learn that the defini tidtis ami descriptions of our electoral -iisiricts are- (at 'the suggestion of a fellow . ? .icwvhsman) likely to find a place in Mr. j-^osjah Booihby's next almanac; but /surely in the meantime Parliament will - Correct the bluudcrings in connexion with this subject which at present disfigure our legislation. ..-Many of our readers are doubtless . ? aware of tho amusing fact that all clul ?'.-?dreil Jborn at sea belong by law to the parish of Deptford — a joke tar surpassed iij our statute book. Blanc1ie'Town,-oii the Murray, -was intended to be added to ?the electoral district of B:m-ssa,the south side of the road from Truro ihither being ? ' the northern boundary of said district. : ... In the first; place, Blanche Town (what there is oi.itj ?uniortunateiy is on xae wrong side of the street that terminates : Skid road, and is consequently excluded jFram, instea...
TUESDAY, MAY 30. [Before R. J. Turner, Esq., S.M., and J. Lewis, Esq., J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
Tuesday, Mat 30. [Before' R. J. Turner, Esq., S.M.,snd J. Lewis, Esq., J.P.] 'WlLCOX AND ANOTHER T. 'WINDOW. — flaim for £6 0s. 2-L, goods sold and de livered to defendant's wife previous to her marriage. Mr. Rudall for plaintiff. It appeared that the credit was given to defendant's wife while a minor, and livinsr with her father. The Court was of opinion that in such a case tlie husband was not responsible. Verdict for defendant. Michael Wlirelan Avas charged with being drunk aud violently assaulting 'William Sterling, in Jacob-street, on Monday evening last. Mr. W. R. Lewis defended tlve prisoner. It appeared from the evi dence that Wheclan and Sterling had been fighting, when the police were sent for, and Sterling gave 'Whcelan in charge for knocking . him down and wounding him severely on the temple. Sterling did not appear to support the charge for assalt, and the Bench f r- d tie prisoner 10s. for being drunk, the magistrate cautioning the prisoner tliat if he ap peared again ...
ATHLETIC SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
ATHLETIC SPORTS. IFow is it that we South .Australians aro so far behind our neighbours in promot- r ing out-dobr- amusements and :-athlctic ; exercises? At 'certain reasons Xvcrlscar t that eleven crickctcrsfromtheoid Cpuniry J are astonishing our friends next door wita J their wonderful skill iu this game, but tlwr? on'y died of the intelligence Minion us w f to induce the liuttoniog. u|-. of .pockets. ; and to make us look tierce- at -airy, line who 1 eliaU have the! iiiipertincnccto hint at H| subscription to bring Over ParrV team.}; Again we read in the Melbourne journals % that no less than three days havo been?^ devoted iu ihat «itj* latoW to atliletie . catfieringa and twals of speed and ' feirciigtW at wluch something uver 4tiO you^g wen domiiptcd for handsome silver ? prizes (no money), tbo winners in must ; ;^t?iU«»8s turning up in that class of our ? p6pu!»tio»l wk° arc generallyibund beluod «diiirtera aud in, offices by day, and in our ^asi wo fear ar© employed hy irigu...
THURSDAY, JUNE 1. [Before P. Ferguson, Esq., aud J. S. Millner, Esq., J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
Thursday. Juxe 1. [Before P. Ferguson, Esq., aud J. S. Millner. Eso.. J.1M Thomas lienxham was charged, on the information of his wife,, with violently assaulting and beating her on the 27th ult. The defendant had gone home drunk on the above evening, and beat his wife severely on the thigh and legs, and threatened to take away her life. 3 fer daughter gave similar evidence. Police trooper Burton arrested the prisoner. Defendant pleaded guilty to a former con viction for beating his wife, aud was sentenced to be inipr'smcd for two months, without labour.
ANOTHER VOLUNTEER GROWL. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
ANOTHER VOLUNTEER GROWL. Thehe lias been probably no body of men in. this colony so well mid so consi'autly snubbed as ilic volunteers. They liavc bceix ridiculed at public dinners, sneered at by members in the .House, damned with faint praise by the press, and lastty, they have been totally ignored by the Government that has called them into existence. What have the volunteers done to deserve this ? They joined tho force under certain purposely mill regu lations ; were encouraged at the iirst rather to make themselves good shots than well-drilled soldiers; encouraged to make playthings of their rifles ; to alter and adjust sights according to their fancy j to hold matches and attend rifle gather ings j and this thcydid right wellj and the chami-ions of the South' Australian Volunteers were no mean antagonist:* oven to the well-trained men of Old England. Then came tho iirst unecr from the lips of the public — 'The volun teers were wasting (heir time and playing with the public mone...
WILLASTON. LAYING FOUNDATION STONE OF A NEW SCHOOL-HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
WILLASTON, I.AYIXO FOUNDATION1 STOXE OF A 3TEW SCHOOL-HOUSE. Ox the 22nd of May Ave expected to have seen some demonstration by the inhabi tants of this township, in consequence of laying the foundation stone of oue of its first publie buildings — viz., the Willaston school ; but it seemed that even the at traction of the Hon. Speaker of the House of Assembly and the influence of their local M.P. (Mr. Briglii), failed to arouse the apathy of the citizeus of this thriving township, as there were not more than a dpzen Willaston spectators present- at. the abo\Te interesting ceremony. A few Gawlerites, including the representatiA-es of the Press, Mr. W. Dufficld, M,P., and the Mayor helped to increase the num ber ; also, a few ladies of the immediate. friends of those interested, aud the chil dren of the school at AVillaston — ihc number of adults being very limited in deed. After waiting about half-an-hour after the time advertised for the com mencement of the proceedings — the Hon. G...
INSOLVENCY COURT—ADELAIDE. TUESDAY, MAY 30. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
I^SOLVEXCV COUET— ADELAIDE. TUESDAY. MAY 30. In re David Birrcll, of O.iwlor, cabinetmaker; a final hearing. ( Mr. Way appeared for the insolvent. Tho ascouniaut'ss report was as follows: — 'Liabilities, JfrdS 13s. 7d.: assot?; JBO Is. $d. Deficiency, £90 Us. Id. Tho iusol veii** began business in Gawler Town in June ISO*?, without ally capital. His books account forj Y\r, -Crafe until about a xreak before the insolvency, -when he aiweaarj to havo riaiM-ml out his remaining stock for tho purpose of going through the Court without entering tho sale3. Of these, however, he nas furnished mo with particulars. I have crvjioiled an apjnoxi mate statement of his casli transactions from his books aud receipts. Inuuediately before declaring himself tho insolvent paid the follow ing dol-ts: — April 10, to Mr. IVngilley, £6 12s.; 15, Brcuman, £?%; 17, Weekly Mail, 3s. 6d.; IS, Wentzell, l(te. OJ.=,£11 Us. I would remark that in petitioning tho court without- meeting his creditors, and explaini...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. Bunyip Office, Friday, 9, p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
LITEST INTELLIGENCE. . £By Electric Telegraph! . ? ? v Eunyip Office, Friday, 9, p.m. The Capital of tho new Bank of Ade laide is £250,000, in 50,000 shares of £5 each, with liberty to increase the capital to one million. .N o shares reserved for Directors — all are offered to the public.
ANOTHER NEW POST-OFFICE RIDDLE. CHARADE. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
ANOTHER NEW POST-OFFICE KIDDLE. CHAEADB. My first is produced by the Press or the Pen — With a syllable added, it designates men Who are learned or witty, sagacious and wise — Whoso writings we value as men do a prize. My second forms part of tho name of a bird, Of whose wondrous flights we oftimes have heard; 'Tis also the name of some highwaymen bold Who are out on the road, whether hot, wet, or cold. Who oft take away men's effects, goods and chattel, But never attempt to steal horse or cattle. . Who. nobody stick up, nor cause fear or dread, But are often stuck up when they should be a-bed, And brought to a Etand on our well-travelled roads, And forced to shell out and to part with their loads ; . And if I must tell you precisely the where, Why, our road to the North, between Gawler and Clare% Now my first and my second, when closely combined, I fancy my readers will presently find, Is the name of a help whom we greatly require — Conspicuous in Adelaide for brilliant attire ; A ...
GRAIN MARKET [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
G-R-A1N MARKET The past week has loon unusually dull, ow ing no doubt to the very favourable weather for farming operations preventing fanners from carting wheat to market. TLore has been no.. sales of wheat to any extent, and the few small loads which have come in were sold at from 3d. to -!d. less than our last quotations. The re peated arrivals of vessels giiisn laden from Chili into the neighbouring colonies has pre vented much business being done on 'Change Speculators are afraid to touch either wheat or Hour ; and, seeing that the farmers are the principal holders, and they being bad specu lators (often rushing to tho market and causing a fall when there, is i:.o occasion for it), we cannot hold out any hopes of much belter prices being maintained for the remainder of tho season. Wheat, nominal, (is. 9d. to 7s. Flour, retail, JC2 per bag. Hraii in good de mand. — The mills quote Is. (5d. to Is. tfd. per bushel, Pollard is also very scarce, and com mands Is. 9d. i)lt bushel.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
G OLDEN BO 0 T. THOMAS G. BENSON, ,'.' : BOOT ANB SHOE MAKER, T)EGS to inform his Friends and tne , lVpnblic that he has taken one of those 'New and Convenient Shops, just built' by Mr Kelly, ia - ^~^ MUEBAY-STBEET, GAWLER, and has opened with an assortment 'of Hoots and Shoes from the BesOIannfactnrers. Colonial-made Boots and Bepaira executed with punctuality and despatch. NJJ. — No connection with any other house. AN APPEENTICE WANTED. SCHLUTER and HARTMANN, GENERAL STOREKEEPERS, 3IUEEAY-STEEET, GAWIEE JUST unpacking, a beautiful assort ment of GOODS suitable for the Season Gkoceet, Ironmongery, Cbockert, Dbapebt, at the Lowest Prices. SMALL PROFITS AND QUICK RETURNS. Colonial Produce Bought at the highest -market price. H BOHEKE, BLACKSMITH and WHEELWKIGHT Shea-Oak Log PATENTEE AND SOLE Manufacturer OF THE Three-Furrow Ploughs. TjiVERY description of TAEMING Jj IMPLEMENTS; on the newest principle, executed on the shortest notice. The TIiree-Furroto PLOUGH, can be seen at toork d...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
Gawler Coach and Machine Manufactory. fpiIOjtfAS MARTIN, lato T. & 13. JL Maktijj, ' in returning thanks for the large share of support received by the late Firm, hega respectfully to remind Farmers thai lib is prepared to supply them with HEAPING M A C II I N E S with the latest improvements, improved l-y the most competent judges; ? ?;-..? ALSO, SWUNG CASTS, 0J1GS, PAGNELLS, ALUEICT.- and- FAMILY .CASTS, ' WAGO29S, DKAYS, &c. ; Orders Punctually Executed. ? :. To prevent disappointment, apply Early, us orders are coming iu very fast. Murray-street, May 3, 1SG5. SALE OF CROWN LANDS. Thursday, June 22, 1865. . Crown Lands Office, Adelaide, May 17, 1MJ5. 'MOTICE is hereby given that tliQ following A* portions of Crown L;uids will be ollored for sule by public auction, at the Land Ofltce, Adelaide, on Thursday, the twenty-second day of 3 une 1805, at elevou of the clock in the forenoon, at the upset price allixcd to each lot respectively, on the terms and conditions an...
RAILWAY GRIEVANCES. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
EAILWAY OEIEVANCES. TO THK EDITOR. Sir, — I shall feel obliged if you will again call the attention of tho railway authorities to the fact tliat parcels arriving by tho evening trains are not delivered until the following morning, thereby causing great annoyance, and also, in many iastances, considerable loss, as coods of a perishable kind are utterlv useless when delivered next day at ten or eleven o'clock. I may also state another grievance in con nection with parcels. You receive parcels from Adelaide delivered fr«o in Gawler; but if yon want to send one by tho same conveyance yon sire charged 6d. extra, merely for carriage to the station. Some of our local niembsrs of Parliament might make inquiries concerning this gross injustice, and I have no doubt it would soon be remedied. Yours, &c, TRADESMAN. [These matters wore noticed in a previous number, but as no alteration has yet been made we have inserted our correspondent's letter in hope that our local M.P.'s may take th...
MINTARO. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
MINTARO.0 ^S;. rFrom our own CoiTesftondenli The village seems to keep tig giylly with the times. Our motto is humbug* Within the last few days we h^ve^.beeu^quite enlivened by some of our Vulvau-i,;-yno, I am afraid, have- humbuggett'thpujselves into a queer mess, and no; dj»ul-t?\bVfore your publication is issued; ik^'have-ribatle their appearance on the 'w^^9p^of a theatre, but of a police court. -^uf^b my narrative. These two gentsj w1%5kn?jishall describe as the woeful -Fjaui vsi^ the horrid Sh3ui,obscrved an enoru*ous. spiinal prowling about the township,, aadr sup posing it to be the Bunyip, immediately fell to work to massacre the brute; during tho time tho nose of the woeful FJatu cauie in contact with the weapon used by the horrid Sham, who, grieved at what had happened, turned abruptly to apolo gize, ami, not being sure looted at the best of times, fell, and his features con gratulated a part of the ^woeful animal which- 1 must not describor A lady dose at hand, noticing ...
AUBURN. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
AUBURN. r [From our own CorrespondeSfc] . V Ths weathei* — the main thing our farmers look to at this season — has been every thing they can wish for, and has enabled them to get well ahead with their seeding operations, a large portion of 'which has been already finished, and mostly iu prime order. We had a heavy fall of rain on Satur day, commencing at noon and continuing tho whole day and night ; since which we have had sharp showers at short inter vals, with every likelihood of its continu ing. :? Labour is very scarce, with all th'e in creased immigration, and I hear a.. great many complaining of not being able to get a man at any price. . The building committee appointed to call for tenders for tho Oddfellows'; JIall met on Monday j the 22 nd, at Bleech more's Hotel. The ground , originally a very eligible site was offered by Mr. J. E. Bleechmore for tho purpose, adjoining the Telegraph Station. There wore only three tenders, the lowest of which was so much in excess thau tho ...
CORONER'S INQUEST AT GAWLER RIVER. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
COKONER'S INQUEST AT GAWLEB 111VEE. An inquest was held on the body of Ann Huberts, who died suddenly at her residence, Carclew, Crawler Uiver, on Saturday last, May 27th, befcro J. S. Millner Esq., J.F., of which the following avo tho particulars: — Jonathan Kobert3, farmer, Gawler KiTer, sworn, saith— The deceased is my wife. She is fifty-two years of age, For the last ten years she has had a bedroom to herself; and on bdturday morning, the 2/tn instant, as was my -usual custom if she was not up when j went to work, I knocked at her bedroom door. Theyo was no answer, and I then called her by n&iuo. I then weut to the window and called again. There was no answer to either eail. I «vrae back to tho door aud found my daughter there also calling, but she received no answer. I tried to open the door, but it was fastened inside with a string. I cut the string and went to the side of the bed and found her lying dead. The body was cold, There did not Appear to have been any strugg...
ADELAIDE GOSSIP. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
V ADELAIDE GOSSIP. . [FEO3I OUR CIXX CO-RESPONDENT.] LEi-viNa our political gossip for the conclusion, as young ladies sometimes adjourn the more imi-ortant i-ortioa of a letter to the postscript, I commence the presont sheet with asking how it was that Gawler loyalty was so behind at Her.-M ajesty's birth-day bail oa Friday ? Your oj.u jii.x ., iur. vxrunay, Tiras inere as usual, aua your, new medico, Mr. Milner, showiSI in mili tary co-stuine ; but these constituted the repre sentation of Gawler. li'-wa^, however, select fcSough this time; for, -.to keep peace in Israel, tho company in vite.d vPiis .very judiciously pruned down in certain of its branches, and consequently there wc!ie--uo 'faction Jsuds' to disturb the Kai* inoayiof the whole, which was a very brilliant aHlir this year ; anu the rooms, instead of being stifling with 000 or 700, were comfortably filled vrith-^ibaut 500 visiiors— thanks to absentees. Soar laJy -re^deis must not expect a, man mfiluier's:' critique on ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
: Ai-vt. — Hoixowat*s Ointment and Pills, ? *Hm- variable temperature of most climates is always pregnant with colds, catarrhs, tumours, and abscesses, and all scrofulous diseases and glandular affections usually be come worso at each variation. Holloway's ^ Ointment, diligently rubbed upon the skin as near to the affected part as possible, will be - found tho most safe and efficient means of im mediately subduingpain and finally eradicating ' the seeds of future mischief from the system. ' 'Whenever the iualady is chronic, constitutional, or dangerous, Holloway's Pills should be taken to 'quicken and increase the curative power. Scurvy, skin diseases, and similar disorders, diappcar before the cleansing and healing in fluence of Holloway's remedies, which, for their successful employment, only require moderate . time and fair attention.
THE NEW POST-OFFICE. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
THE NEW POST-OFFICE. "My Lord Peterborough is a man for whom I have the most perfect regard, and my esteem &nbsp; alone is the reason why I am so extremely sensible of his errors.' — BOLINGBROKE'S LET- TERS TO POPE TO THE EDITORS. Sir, — While congratulating my respected fellow-townsmen on the prospect of our shortly having a postal edifice on a plan suitable to the rapidly increasing requirements of our "thriving town and neighbourhood," permit me to express a hope that no feeling of mere self-interest or weak-headed likes and dislikes as to this or that site for the new structure will be allowed to produce jarring and dissent in place of calm interest and a rational acquies- cence in what is generally acceptable, whether or not it may tend in some small degree to a private interest, or chime in with some pre- conceived idea. Fortunately we shall not be able this time, by any ridiculous jarring among ourselves, to damage our general interests, as we did so effectually some ...