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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 16 July 1869
JJIOWN HALL, GLAfifi. TUESDAY, ^ULY 20,1869, SOCIAL AND MUSICAL FESTIVAL In aid of the Funds of the OLABE NEW SCHOOL. _ E. Bi G;lejeP5, ESQ., Chairman of Committee, will preside. A PUBLIGIEA will be provided by the " "Ladies bfClare, at 4.30 p.iii., and BI-J.IZ i ^ A X^^iJBET -, . y " Consisting of Vocal and Instrumental Music,: interspersed with Headings and Recitations at. 7-30 p.m. - ( For Programme, see next week's " Argue." On behalf of the School Committeee, JOHN GODLEE, Hon. Sec. CLARE SCHOOL AMATEUR CONCERT. TUESDAY, JULY 20,1869. PROGRAMME, Past l Overture ... Clare Brass Sand Chairman's Address 1. Pianoforte Solo . Miss Smith & GJf\''wrre iw0"01! I«ay and Gartle ingto'n) Morn- V mel Amateurs 3. Ballad, "The Bell ringer1' (Wallace) Herx Carl Beckmann 4. Reading, " Ode to STa poleon" (Byron) - - Mr. J. Godlee 5. Buffo Song, *' Walking in the Z io" - - Mr. P. S. Bastard 6. Operatic Selection, &lt;cLes &nbsp; Huguenots" - ?» Clare String Band 7. Reading...
BLACKING. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 July 1869
BLACKING. It appears to liave been customary to imbue shoes with an oily mixture before the time of Pliny, since it is stated by him, in the 15th book of his "Natural History," that Cato recom %} 7 mended the dregs of the olive (after the expression of the oil) to be used for anointiug bridle-reins, leather thongs, and shoes, in order to render them supple. 11 mlist, however, be remarked that a. mixture somewhat similar to modern blacking is also described by the same author- in the 35th book. This mixture was used for ink, and it was composed- of lamp-black, gum, and vinegar, and only required, therefore, the addition of oil and honey to make it into a soluble blacking. This in ference is rendered the more probable since the remains of leather, found in the Roman gravel-pit discovered in digging the foundation for the New Royal Exchange, appear to have been covered with a sort of blacking. They are thus described by Mr. Tite, the | architect of that noble building, in his "Antiquit...
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 July 1869
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. YICLORIA. The Geelong Mechanics Institute Library contains no less than 8,000 volumes. A railway line from Portland to Coleraine is being agitated by the local press at the present time. The. gTu'f s are very prevalent in Lanceneld and Rochfbrd, and are com mitting their depredations to a great extent, especially in the former place. A small paddock containing- about 10 acres has been entirelv destroyed bv » ./ ./ them. A man named Nicholas Welsh met with his death a short time ago l.y a heap of sand falling upon him in the All Saints Company's Claim, In' which he was smothered almost instan taneously. A fearful toiler explosion occurred at Pry's mills, Ballarat, on Monday morning, resulting in the death of a young man, a nephew of the proprietor. The i oiler, which had been well cleaned out and filled, was found on the top of a stack of wood, about 80 yards distant from the site on which the explosion occurred. A man at Sandhurst, while spreading some tailings o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 July 1869
The NOBTHEBN ABORTS, which has a large and increasing circulation, is printed and published every Friday morning. The scale of charges is as follows: SUBSCRIPTIONS. For i quarter,prepaid... ...£0 2 0 For the half-year, do ... ...040 Per annum, do ... ... ...0 8 0 Single copy ... 0 0 2 ADVERTISEMENTS. Per inch-First 4 insertions (each) £0 3 0 Every subsequent do... 0 2 6 Per Line-One line £0 0 6 Two do 0 10 Three do ... ... 0 1 4 Every additional line 0 0 4 All orders should be legibly written on the back of advertisements, and where no order is given, will be inserted ami! countermanded or out of date. Prepayment is requested from all occasional advertisers. Remittances can be made in notes, and money orders, or for small sums in postage stamps. Advertisements intended for publication can be received up lo 10 a.zs. on Thursday and orders to countermand advertisement s must be sent in (in writing) not later than Wednesday "NOTICE TO ADVERTISERS. The Scale of Discounts on repeated adv...
MARRIAGE EXTRAORDINARY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 July 1869
MARRIAGE EXTRAORDINARY. The mystery surrounding a marriage announced some weeks ag*o, by notifi cation posted up at the Mairie of the Rue d'Anjou, Paris, has been cleared up. The marriage banns proclaimed the approaching union of the Count | Paul , of Paris, with Nelissa, daughter of Hadjik, of the tribe of Bedouins belonging to the province of Mostaganem. Now, not more than fifteen years ago this same Count Paul was the glass ot fashion of the most aristocratic and exclusive circles of Parisian society. Count Paul was young, was handsome, very daring, and very rich-the only son of one of the most wealthy and most noble of the landed proprietors in the Lyonnais, consequently, the hunt leing* open, every mother in Paris took to horse, shouldered her fire-lock, and set out in hot pursuit of this most noble quarry. But in the midst of the attention of which he had become the object, Count Paul suddenly disappeared. A gamMing transaction in which he had I been mixed up (unjustly so, it ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 July 1869
BIR1H. On tie 17th Julj, et Sjuthsr a Cottage, Clare, the wife of johu Luekhur: t Smith, of a daughter. DEATH. On the 16th July, at thrt Bkck Point, of crou , George Albert, second f*ou of J. W. Gleefon, Esq., aged seveu years and eleven months.
HAMILTON. SATURDAY, JULY 10. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 July 1869
HAMILTON. SATUBDAY, JULY 10. Present-Messrs. G. Mtigg (in the chair), J. Darr, J. JT. W. Pfi'zofr, and W. J. Quicke. Received, a rrquisiiiun to cail a public meeting of ratepayers to take the question of reimrureing tbe Trustees of Has i ton School into considera tion. Meeting to be held. Receipts. 2s. 6J.; pajfceutp. £S 11*.
SADDLE WORTH. MONDAY, JULY 5. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 July 1869
SADDLE WORTH. MONDAY, JULY 5. Kotrinated as Councillors - Messrs. H. Bschardson, John Caskey, K. Siekmann, M. Kelly, J. B>yant M. Geoghegan# W. Grurr, T. Licdy, B,. Mahood, E. Palmer, T. Murni3, T. Farelly. J". Mclnherny, J. Pluck born, 0. B. Groode, P. Brown, O. Ake^, J. Cochrane. Auditors-Messrs. J. Markha^p, G-. W. Byerlee, J. Moule, M. Kingsborough, W. G-. Cole, B. Palmer, Poll demanded. SATURDAY, JULY 10. B-?fult of Poll-Messrs. Henry Bichardson John Caskey, and Ernest Siekmann re-elected as Councillors; Messrs. John Markham and John Moule elected Auditors.
ADELAIDE. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT) July 21, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 July 1869
ADELAIDE. (PROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT ) Julj 21.1869. Since my last very little has transpired in the eity to break its dull monot >nv. The public have not yet had their expectations realised of hearing s.imthing farther as to the result of the Treasurers libel caee, ror although some of the honorable gentle?r a i'g constituents ia the South East hsve alnaiy given tongue on the suVject, and be^an to fiiid out that several pressing wants in their district. h:;vr been overlooked da ing his term of offie, ant&lt; even go so far as to say that hi* seta a»m h seeking their suffrages was to satis'y his aa.b' tious craving?, and nothing regains lor hi n but resignation, the Treasurer himself seems determined to meet the house with hie n>u .! digtpty. As to the character of his reception; there, however, it is d-mhtfui if he will bo ab't to preserve an unrnSiel sjrr'.S under the ecn solatory and soothing remarks which the in cidents leading to the lale interesting transac tion...
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the "Government Gazitte," July, 15) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 July 1869
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the c: Government Gazitte," July, 15) Impounded at the public pound, near the Morning* Star Inn (nearest post office, Kapunda)-One brown and white spotted bull, short thick horns, about two years old, white face, no brand visible. If not claimed, will be sold August 9, 1869, at noon. P. Kildea, poundkeeper. Impounded at the Melrose Public Pound (nearest post office, Melrose) One grey mare, little speckled in face, branded JE near shoulder, no other brands visible. If not claimed, will be sold August 2, 18G9, at noon.
DISTRICT COUNCILS. STANLEY. MONDAY, JULY 12. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 July 1869
DISTRICT COUNCILS. STANLEY. MONDAY, JULY 12. 1 c?ult of the Pol5-G uneiHo-e-T. Pr e?*, 6S ; W, Bowman, 61; P. Dnwd, 45 ; P. llow l&lt;=y, 38; (x. Faulkner, 23; P. S>n»;h, 21 ; J. Nykvi, 11; P. Welherp, 4; D Thooias, 3-t F. L*gh*o-\ 2 ; W. jRowp, 2 ; Gr. 2; D. Bia iy, 1; ftf. Corn en, 0. Auditors - D Horav, 67; T. Smith, 50; C. Gribson, 43; J. Skews, 43. Me^rs. Priest, B «wma?-, and P. Dowd were atc'ared fleeted Council r-; and Messrs. D. Horan and T. S liitr, 4ud:tciv.
DANGEROUS PRACTICES. (To the Edit or of the NORTHERN ARGUS.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 July 1869
DANGEROUS PRACTICES. (To the Edit or of fclie z&lt; ORTHITRN A nous.) Sir-I would wish to call the atten tion of the police force here, through your columns, to a'very dangerous, as well as unbecoming-, practice, which, unless at once checked, nlay result in serious consequences. I mean that of youths carrying* firearms and shooting about the township. I saw several youths wandering* about Sunday even ing firing off guns, to the great annoyance of the Sabbath-loving por tion of the community, and the great danger of little children who might be on their way home from school, or going to Church in the evening--to say nothing of the effects of this per nicious practice on the morals of the the young. I would suggest that the police be on the look-out for some of these youths, and make an example of them as a warning- to others, and thus stop this evil before it becomes more general and brings our quiet township into disgrace. BY drawing* attention to the above practice, you wi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 July 1869
ON FRIDAY, JULY 30, at 2 o'clock p.m. IMPOR TAN T SALE OF VALUABLE TOWN PROPERTIES AT CLARE. ON SHE VARIOUS LOTS. A RTHUR KING & GO. are instruct edto sell as above, by the Mort^ag^es, tin- following first-claes Properties i 1 theijuporrantTo^D of Clare, known as Mr John Sprati'ts: - LOT 1. Part of Lot 45 B, a&lt;Jj »«n;ng t lie Town Hall and Northern Hutel, wiib the Blacksmith's Forge and Wheel wright's Shop thereon, having a f» ontagt of 154&lt; links to the Main Street. LOT 2. No. 25 A, nearly opposite V!r. A Young's Dwelling House, on the hill t&lt; the Scotch Church. LOT 3. Well-situated Dwelling Hou^e o1 Brick and Srone, together with th* fenced Land attached, immediately be hind the Northern Hotel. This Building has only been recently erected, and i occupied by Mr. Spratt. LOT 4. Piece of Land of triangular sliapr, bounded on the North or North-Wes" t-y the Hutt River, known formerly at M Foy'p," at the back of the Travellers' Rest^together wit...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 July 1869
L ABE STEAM FLOUB AND CHAFF MILLS, CHARLES KIMBER Peopeiexob. WHEAT always wanted at Highest Bates FORCaSH. Flour, Bran, Pollard, Chaff, and Crushed Corn always for sale. Grist Work promptly done, and Corn Crushed. pi ADD C. BECKMANN, WHOLESALE astd RETAIL BUTCHERS AND SAUSAGE MAKERS, MAIN STREET, CLARE. Established 1855. A TJBUR2S BREWERY. The BEST XXX PALE ALE and POSTER In the colony are to be bad at THE AUBURN BREWERY. ILLIAM J. MeDONALD, CORN and CHAFF STORE, PORT STREET, AUBURN. Flour, Pollard, Bran, Crushed Corn, Chaff, i'-o'a'oe^, Ouioijf, &c", canstaut-lj on Sale. Accommodation Yards on the pie mist!?. AP A E T K E , . Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer, CLARE. N.B -FUNERALS FURNISHED cn the most teasonable teime. l JAMES GREENWOOD, CHEMIST, AND DRUGGIST, BOOKSELLER, STATIONER, A?iD NEWS AGENT. MAIN street, CLAJKE. p E fi C Y W. DYER, CH it MIST AND DRUGGIST, KOORINGA, BURRA BURRA. JJ D A W SON, SADDLER AND HARNESS MAKER, KOORINGA. J M c C A U L , WATCH AND CLOCK MAKER, ...
THE MARKETS. ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 July 1869
THE MAB&EIP. I ADELAIDE. Wheat, 4s 6d Flour, £10 to £1210s CLA.BE. Wholesale Wheat 3 6d Flour, £10 per ion cf 2000 lbs Bran, 12d j er bushel PoliarH, Is Id per bushel Chaff, £5 103 per Ton of 2000 lbs Fresh butler Is 21 per lo Potted but er, wore Eggs, 7d per dcz. Bacon, 81 per ib Cheese, 91 per lb Poiatoes, IO3 6d
The Northern Argus. FRIDAY, JULY 23,1869. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 23 July 1869
FRIDAY, JULY 23,1869. THE inhabitants of this town, and those who, for business or pleasure, occasionally pay it a visit, may con gratulate themselves on leing now able to carry on their respective trans actions without the inconvenience of wading' through mudholes, ruts, &c., when they have occasion to cross from one side to the other of Main street; the state of which in former years was undoubtedly a great drawback to the advancement of the place. The Cor poration has commenced to improve the town by the levelling and metalling of the chief street from one end to the other. It is about four months since the contractor began operations, and now it is open for public traffic, he having* completed the work. It is, however, too flat, as the water does not run into the gutters, but lays in the middle of the road; and, probably, before the winter is over, a fresh cotitino; of metal will have to be laid. With this one exception, the works have been well planned and successfully ...
BASHIKOUAY ANTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 30 July 1869
BASHIKOUAY ANTS. The bashikouay ant, also called ncliounou by the Mpongwe, is very abundant in the whole region I have travelled over in Africa, and is the most voracious creature I ever met. It is the dread of all living animals, from the leopard to the smallest insect. I do not think that they build a nest or home of any kind. At any rate they carry nothing away, but eat all their prey on the spot. It is their habit to march through the forests in a long reg*ular line-a line about two inches broad and often several miles in length. | All along this line are larger ants : which act as officers, stand outside the ! ranks, and keep this singular army in i order. If they come to a place where there are no trees to shelter them from the sun, whose heat they cannot bear, they immediately make underground tunnels, through which the whole army passes in columns to the forest beyond. These tunnels are four or five feet underground, and are used only in the heat of the day or during a storm...
THE INDIAN HORSE MARKET. (From the Argus?) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 30 July 1869
THE INDIAN HORSE MARKET. (From tlie Argus?) Not long since a company was started in England, with a capital of £30,000, for tlie purpose both of breeding and of buying up in the Cape i colony a class of horses suitable for the j supply of the Indian market. Thel establishment of a similar company has been often talked about here, and the subject is once more under discus sion. Judiciously managed, it could not fail to be a profitable speculation. By restoring1 the credit of the Aus tralian horse, and recalling* that native breed whose characteristics twenty years ago were so well known and highly prized, it would secure a wide circle of customers. From India, where there is a standing demand, from the English residents in China and the Archipelago, from the Mau ritius, and from the new settlements constantly arising "throughout Aus-1 tralasia, the buyers would come here I when once we had revived the old] Australian type of saddle-horse. The I trade would soon have a place among I o...