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POPHAM V. McEWEN. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
POPHAM V. McEWEN. This case caused considerable excitement — the Court House, during the time the trial was going on, being nearly full. The defendant was changed with using abusive and insulting language to com plainant on the 1 7th May, calculated to provoke a breach of the peace. The de fendant pleaded not guilty. Mr. Ruda'l appeared on behalf of Dr. Popham, and the defendant was without counsel. At the commencement of tho proceed ings Mr. Rudall wished the case to be ad journed,in consequence of the absence of a material witness, stating that, from the evidence that would be given, it would be found that the defendant, without any provocation whatever on the part of com plainant, went into the shop of Dr. Mill ner, and whilst there the defendant used language of the most abusive character, and followed his client up the street showering upon him the most filthy epithets, and tho complainant remained quiet whilst this abuse was heaped upon him, and he hoped - [Here tho police *sw...
Poet's Corner. HINTS FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIAN ELECTORS. No. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
Poet's Corner. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; HINTS FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIAN &nbsp; ELECTIONS. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; No. 1. See you a self-sufficient elf, &nbsp; Whose thoughts are centred all in self, Nor feeling nor respect concedes For others' feelings, views, or needs? Whose pompous talk for ever shows He thinks no head knows what he knows, But whose vain conceited twaddle Betrays a brain approaching addle? Who'd love an autocrat to be — To crush free thought and liberty ; —Who'd like, by Machiavclian trick By giving votes to earth or brick— To rob our working men and youth Of power to buy the page of truth; Of wages, salary, and vote; Or chance to save a five-pun' note? Who'd like to see our lower classes Reduced to serfs or senseless ass...
SIR ROBERT SCHOMBURGK. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
SIR ROBERT SCHOMBURGK. Sir Robert Hermann Schomburgk, Her Majesty's recent Consul at Bangkok, a gentleman distinguished for his know- ledge of geography and natural history aud for his many travels and scientific &nbsp; investigations in South America, was the son of the Rev. J. F. Lewis Schomburgk, Protestant minister at Thuringia, by his wife, Mdlle. Krippendorff, daughter of Herr J. Krippendorff. councillor of the Princes of Reuss Gera. He was born in Prussia, in 1804. He was, in 1831, en- gaged in the survey of Anegada, one of the Virgin Islands, in the West Indies, and its dangerous surrounding coral reefs. He, in 1835, under the direction of the Royal Geographical Society and under the patronage of the British Government, proceeded to Guiana, and explored its previously unknown interior. This he did so well that the Geographical Society gave him their gold medal on his return to England, in 1839. In the course of this expedition he discovered the "Vic- toria Regia," a ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 3 June 1865
BIRTH. At Gawler, on the 21st of May, the lady of J. Buchan, Esq., South Australian Bank, of a son. &nbsp; DEATH. On the 30th May, at Wantadilla, Sandy Creek, near Gawler, after 26 years residence in the Colony, Elizabeth Lawes, aged 82 years, widow of the late Allsop Lawes, Tileet, Wilt- shire, England. The Bunyip. GAWLER, SATURDAY, JUNE 3, 1865.
GAWLER CORPORATION. JUNE 14, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 17 June 1865
GAWLEti CORPORATION. Justs 14, 1865. Present — His \Y 'jrsliip the Mayor (in the chair). Councillors Mold, Bathurst, Roediger, Mitchell, and Wiuccy. Mr. Walter Thompson wrote for per mission to erect telegraph posts withiu the Municipal boundaries. Application acceded to subject to the supervision of the Superintendent of Works. Mr. John Allen wrote for permission to open a way from High-street into his premises. Application granted, work to be done to the satisfaction of the Council. The Town Clerk to write to Mr Roger's to ascertaiu definitely tho terms upon which he Avill sell sufficient land between Murray-street and the Park Lauds for a drain, a public passage, or road. The Inspector's attention to be called te the building materials deposited in Dundas-strcet and Finnis-street, near Mr. Garie's, and to take action against the party so trespassing on the streets. The Public Works Committee to decide as to the advisability of lopping the trees in the ecmetery and also to the fil...
VOLUNTEER MEETING AT GAWLER. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 17 June 1865
VOLUNTEER MEETING AT GAWLER. A meeting of the volunteers of Gawler took place last Saturday, at tha Gawlor Anns Hotel, to consider the new Guard Bill. Our space will not admit of a full report of the speeches delivered on the occasion, bnt we subjoin a few of the principal slateinents*. - Captain OgUyie was called upon to preside. Assistant Surgeon Noxr moved the first resolution, remarking that it might be safely affirmed that successive Governments had never yet essayed to carry out its provisions in its integrity. (Hear, hear.) The volunteers were promised exemptions and privileges never realized, and were led to expect that when on duty they would experience the same considera tion as any other force embodied for the service of the public ; but no pay was given the men on review days, and to any remonstrance against this evasion of the Volunteer Act, the reply was that the force was not ordered out on duty, but reauested to assemble. In tho face of thes-e im portant facts and th...
ADELAIDE GOSSIP. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 17 June 1865
ADELAIDE GOSSIP. ^ [From our City correspondent.] '''' The principal topic with us whilst X am writing is the extraordinary step your elder Baroesa member has just takcu to prove the truth of his assertion tbat the present j ministry 'is a weak one.1' AVhatever they might have been before his vengeful motion, its result has given them strength enough, while the squat ters have to thank him for worse than ? nothing, and Arthur Blyth for worse than that. ; The House however could not be per suaded that in iiltreating itself last week, it had been iHtrcated; that it had heen dragged through dirt, when there ' had only been a dust, or that it ought to be resentful towards the Cabinet, in ^plaee of thankful; and accordingly the! Houso would not allow the question of the man of metal, and the man of meal to be put, aud the latter had the satisfactian tho next morning of being told by the AVw ter in mournful tones that he, Mr. Duffield 'never attacked a ministry yet, whom he did not streng...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. Bunyip Office, Friday, 9, p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 17 June 1865
LATEST limLLIfiENCE [By Electric Telegraph] ^ Bunyip Office, Eriday, 9,.p.m. 154,500 Shares have been taken up in New Bank of Adelaide. ? 1 Government agree to take rents under Goyder's valuations half-yearly from July. The Assembly voted £10,000 to finish road from McDonnell Bay to Mount Gainbier. Pedestriakism. — 'We hear a match has been made between II. Oertal of Gawler and F. Merritt of Kapunda. to run 100 yards for £20. The race will take place on the flat iu front of Buekerfield's on the 26th of June. We expect a good strug gle, and hope the best man may win. Gawler Building Society. — The an nual meeting of the shareholders in the Ga^yler Building, Investment, and Land Society, was held at tlie Globe Inn on Monday, the 5th iust., when the balance sheet was read and received. Four shares, each sbo'J, were Bold, at an average, pre mium of £2 ISs. 9d. Messrs. Loutit. 'Martin, Gray, and Bathurst, were ap pointed directors. The auditors' report showed that the society had been es...
MONTHLY READINGS. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 17 June 1865
MONTHLY READINGS. TO THE EDITOR. Sir. — I see by the correspondent's letter in the Adcerltser, from Melrose. that monthly readings have been established there and arc very successful. Now, Sir, I think we in - Gawler might veil take a hint from our Nor- \ them neighbours. 'We have a Debating Ctass well established, and a Musical Class ably con- i ducted bv Mr. Bainsford. Misht not the.^e two classes unite in giving a series of monthly entertainments at a low figure — say 3d. back scats and Gd. front — on the same plan as the Birmingham weekly concerts ? Season tickets, I doubt not, would be readily taken by most of the loading families in the town and ncu?h brurhood ; and the constant appearance of the members of either class before the public would give them greater confidence and secure greater efficiency on the occasion of their more am bitious efforts at anniversaries or public con certs. I am, Sir, Toor% &c EXCELSIOR.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 17 June 1865
? Adv. — Holt«owat's Or T?rmrr aicd Ptlt/j. — Coughs, 1xi-i,ue*'/&a. — Tlie sooMiin j i-«-2-ert!es of these lueditAincnts render them well vo-'thy of trial in a'l «iise:*ses of thorcspuutoiy otg.in3. In common colds anil intirenza. the Pills taken internally and the Uinlvjont x-uV.»ed over tho chest and throat, ave escaeditujly efficwions. When iufluon-.a is epidemic, this treatment fa easiest, safest, and surest. Holiow^y's Pill* purify the blood, remove all obstacles to its free circulation through tho langs, relieve the orcr ?jorjjed air-tnbe-3, and render respiration free, witbont reducing tho strength, ioritating the nerves, or depre^in-j the spirits. Such ave the real moans of bwing suffering when anyone is afflicted with colds, coughs, bronchitis, or other chost complaint*, by which 80 many persona are seriously and peimaneatly afflicted _ia mast countries.
THE POST ARITHMETICAL RIDDLE.— [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 17 June 1865
The Post Abitiimctical Kiddle.— Correspondent's &u«*u-cr is not correct, tho Postmaster did not sell postage stamps on the Sundays in May, nor will ho on any Sundays to come. A.B.— You are nearer the mark, but you seem to forget that no stamps will be sold oa 25th December. %* Various communications held ovec for want of space. Tho solution of tho Post-office charade in our next. .
ASHWELL. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 17 June 1865
ASHWELL. [From our own Correspondent/] News is scarce. Tho District Council are not progressing rapidly with tlie school residence, and the road contractor has not made his appearance, although the weather has boen very favourable for his work — a thing ihat cannot be said for the farmers, who huvc still to cart water for cattle, and who fear, from the sun shiny days and frosty nights, another dry season. The daily mail has been granted, and will be a great boon to us all.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 17 June 1865
St George's Hew School-Boom, c Gawler.; fTENDERS are invited for tho erection . JL- of this building, to bo.scut in by Juno 26, at twelve o'clock. Plans aad Specifications may bo aeon at tho office, Gawler Stores, Murray-street, Gawler. ' Neithor the lowest, nor any tender necessa rily accepted. nBA3UBOT'^iwy LANDS? , Thursday, June 22, 1865. Crown Lands Office, Adelaide, May 17, 1865. ^OTICE is hereby given that tho following J-* portions of Crown Lands will be offered ' for sale by public auction, at the Land Office, Adelaide, on Thursday, the twonty-second day of Juno 1865, at eleven of tho clock in th« forenoon, at the upsot price affixed to each lot respectively, on the terms and conditions and under the provisions of on Act of the Parlia ment of South Australia, passed in the twenty first year of Her Majesty's reign, intituled 'An Act for regulating tho sale and other disposal of Waste Lands belonging to the Crown in South Australia.' Deposit, twenty per cent. H. B. T. STRANGW...
FREELING. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 17 June 1865
FREELING. [From our own Correspondent.] The Light Farmers' Club held a meeting at Elsholz's Hotel on 'Wednesday, 7th iust. — Mr. J. Harvey in the chair. The rules of the Smithfield Club were adopted, with slight alteration, and the following officers elected for the ensuing year: — President. Mr. J. Barrow; Vice- Presi- dent, Mr. B. Johnston ; Treasurer, Mr. J. Harvey ; Secretary, Mr. W. Delany, with a Committee of twelve gentlemen. A paper was read by Mr. J. Barrow on the land question, which elicited much appro bation, and another wa* promised on the same subject by Mr. Merritt, as well as one by Messrs. ltyles and Murray on blue stone for smut in wheat, at the next meeting. [We have received a report of Mr. Barrow's paper, aud will endeavour to find room for it in our next issue.— iSd. B.]
MUDHOLE. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 17 June 1865
MFDnOLB. (From our Special Correspondent.') The popular idea of a H&nyip seems to be that it is a kind of Phoca, a setaceous (not cetaceous you young » imp,) amphi bious animal ;©f extremely retired habits that buries 'ifitlf.:by day below the thick sedge and rushe»-_oi our lakes and rivers, and emerges only at rare intervals by night to wallow' a while, bark a little, then sink again to its muddy retreats, but I do not agree with this vulgar opinion of the form and character of this noble creature. I believe the liunyip to be- a Biped, standing perfectly erect when not assuming any more graceful or convenient attitude, of noble and pleasing form and aspeet of majestic mien aud carriage, and of gentle and playful dispositi ounaturally, although capable of being roused ou oc casion to the sublimest pitch of passion. Its skiu is extremely fair and delicate — its snout of a sweetly bulbous and re trousse cast ; its moutli of good dimension is formed by two ever-smiling lips of ...
THURSDAY, JUNE 1. [Before the Special Magistrate, Henry Dawson, Esq., J.P., and W. Lillecrapp, Esq., J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 17 June 1865
Thursday, Juse 1. [Before the Special Magistrate, Henry Dawson, Esq., J.P.: mid 'W. LiUec-rapp, Esq., J.P.] Goi.PON v. Hendeey. — Action for .£25 wages under Masters' aud Servants' Act. Verdict for amount claimed and eoMs, Police v. Claukk. — Assault on 7lh April. Mr. W. E. Lewis for complainant aud Mr. Walker for defendant. This was an act-ion for an assault on the com plainant. Edward Tacey, police trooper, in the execution of his duty, at Mount Pleasant, on the day of the vaces. lfc appeared that the const able had been called on by the laudlord of the Talunga' Hotel, Mount Pleasant, to clear the bar, where a disturbance ws»s going on, and tVt while reiuovinga man named Torphey (the v: gldder) he was assaulted in a cowardly mafiner by a number of persons, of whom Clarke was one, and forced .to the ground, »v«'ere he was kicked and otherwise iH treated. 1'he complainant »nd his wi'tr-v?sc? were sub jected to a searching and Joner s 1cvo.*3-e.'anu- aation by the learned gertlemanwh...
GUMERACHA. Gumeracha, June 2nd, 1865. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 17 June 1865
GUMERACHA. FFrom «nr own Corresponclent.'| Gumcracha, June 2nd, 1S65. With this I forward & report of the cases heard and adjudicated on at the sittings of our Local and Police Court yesterday. I have no other news of im portance' sufficient to write about in this quiet township, whore one day is the exact likeness of its predecessor. I hear complaints from travellers of the high price of hay and corn, which is scarcely to be obtained hero at any price. Much regret is still expressed at the departure ©.-'? Mr.. \V. R. Lewis, whose services in connection with the Institute and in other ways were much appreciated. '?;'.'. The Court sat till a late hour, it being nearly six, p.m., before the whole of the business was disposed of. The situation of the new Court House is felt to be very convenient;' but when witnesses are ordered out of Court, as is frequently the case, the want of a verandah, or some other shelter, is very apparent, as they often have to brave tbo pelting of tJm...
THE LYNDOCH DINNER. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 17 June 1865
THE LYNDQCH DINNER. The electors of Barossa in the Lyndoch district, entertained their members, Messrs Duflield and Martin, at the Lord Lyndoch Hotel, on Monday last, where an excellent spread was provided by the worthy host. Invitations were sent to Messrs. Bright and Grundy, and both gentlemen were present. The Mayor of Gawler was also among tho visitors. Mr. J. Sandland, J.P., occupied the chair; Mr. Lindsay being the vice-chairman. The usual loyal toasts having been satisfac torily disposed of- — The Vice-chairman proposed the 'Army and Navy;' he would be disposed to put the Navy first, they had at times suffered defeat, but at last always came oft* victorious. England had every reason also to be proud ©f her Army, who had covered themselves with glory on many a hard fought field, and he believed the volunteers would not be wanting, if ever the day of trial should come ; he hoped this would never be case, but if so they would be equal to the occasion. (Hear.) 1 -rank with musica...
VOLUNTEER COURT OF ENQUIRY AT GAWLER. [Newspaper Article] — Bunyip — 17 June 1865
A OLl-\'iKi 1? ( UlJiTOFlvNQLJin AT GAWLE& Jt in with considerable regret that to find the duty iniy ofcd on us of recording in tlio Hunt/if* tie following particulars of an investigatioi: into the conduct of one who has long figured' usefully ami creditably in connexion with tin volunteer movement in Gawler, nud who now . ho'd* a prominent position amongst us as a 1 fellow -tcwnrauin and neighbor. Cn Tuesday, tho Gth inst.. 'Sergeant Major Young, tho veil known volunteer drillinstruc tor. wat» arraigned before a military Court of inquirv. held at Kopke's Hotel, Oawler. under the following circumstances. The oourt con aisting of Lieut. Colonel Mayo. (J 'resident.; Major Burton, and Adjutant Clark. The proceedings were opened, by Volone* llieca stating that he had received a letter fromA^tant-^-geaut-Major Young, asking that a Court of Enquiry might bo held, and he thought that tho Government had as much aurlit to constitute a Court of Enquiry on a juemWr of the volunteer for...