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SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PRODUCE, WHOLESALE. FLOUR, GRAIN, &C. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 23 August 1861
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PRODUCE, WHOLES AI E. FLOUR, FERAIN, \C. Flour, fine, per ton c f 2,t)00 lbs., at (lie Port, hags included ?£ Wheat, in town Wheat, at tlie port, for '-5,000 hufihel ;ots, with out baga^,........... Br.ui, per'.bushel of 20, Jbs. at the Por', bags "...included Pollard, per.bushel of.20 v lbs............... llgy, per ton -... Do i pressed, at the Port, .. per ton Oat?; Cape, per bushel ; of40lbs-, without bags Do.y (hie while, per jhu - 'fthelof 40lbs.,Avithout fcaga Barley, Cape, per bushel of 501bi>without hjjs. Uarky, English, , |»er bushel of 50 lbs , Siiihourbags... Malt,) er bushel...... i3 0 n 13 5 C t) 5 3 6 5 0 0 5 6.0 5 7 0 :1 0 0 0 C 0 1 3 0 5 2 10 3 0 0 4 0 0 4 5 0 0 3 0 0 3 3 0 4 6 0 5 6 0 4 0 0 4 6 '% 1 ? 0 9 0 0 10 0 7 0 0 8 0
THE RAILWAY RIOTS. (From the Age) [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 23 August 1861
THE RAILWAY RIOTS. (Ftom the Age ) Information was teccned in Melbourne on .Tuesday ol n seiious right havingoccutred on "the laijway woiks between Wbcdend and Kyni icp. The* determination of the con- J . tiaclcrs and sub .cent)aciors to reduce the .wages of lhe mi n in their employment to CB | er dit mj had the tffert t f inducing tha men toiuin out in opposition, and .we regret ito-tay that lhe ptoceedings of the rioters have led to seiious misgivings as to the result of a collision with the authorities^ The intelligence ^which teeclu d town yesterday indicated" the detei (nidation of the men engaged on the de - way, works to resist by every means in their powcr,'any reduction in their w?ges, and the * resolution - ot the cor tractors tesulted in a gathering of the turnouts m Monday They pioret ded from MalmeEbuiy dowii the line to JliG rearest rul ing fma-hing the plant, and ^de»*roying almrst ever.yihing of value on the line in thiiri rogre.ks, and compelling thexnen 'at-work on...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 23 August 1861
NEW ZEALAND. The Taranaki Herald of the 3rd nit. states it was reported there that the natives had lAameda day when they would,in the Autk Iand districr, fire on the Queen's flag . . ThCjNelson Examiner stales that th? latest Intelligence from the North must haye con vinced the most incredulous how little chance now 'retrain* * of avoiding a fiesh appeal to arms for the sett'ement of native d ff rences. In our last summary we left the milittary force concentrated in the neighbourhood ot Auck land, wi'h the txcepiion of .a regiment at -T&r&naki, and detachments stationed at Wiin ganui, AVellin&ti»n, and Ha" keV Bay. .1 he Ipoits at Wanganui and Hawke s Bay. Imve ; siut elieen reinforced, and the defences streng thened and "enlarged at, the first named sta ion. S me niembers wai'ed on the Governor to obtain nsti l larger reinforcement. IJaving .up to iheprfsent time represented the nati*e feeling in iliaf piovince as singularly friendly, owing to Dr. .Feadtersl...
NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 23 August 1861
NEW SOUTJBtcWALES. The Sydney Morning Herald of the 23rd July hav the following reference lo the stea mer HothauiThis novel, little vessel, of wb en we gave a desciiption on Friday, having undergone a thorough repair, being caulked inside and out, and an iron plat* put on ilia * rudder-case, w'i" resume her voyage this mo'tiiog for the Gulf of Carpentaria, j0 con nection wiili the Burke Ex^loriugExpedition from VLtoria. She has provisions on board ~ ! for a four mnnthV voyage,"" antf "ha* taken ou. " huurd 16 cu t of coal, to u«se in case of etner* enicy ; also crosscut saws, mauls and wrdars, !oe c tti-ig timber ashore fur fuel when running short. Captain Wyse expresses himself inurtr gratified at &lt;he kindness showily by friends during his short stay in Sydiiey, and states that he ii much indebted to Mr. Thomas Norton, of Melbourne,and Mr. John Miller, thipwright, of Sydney, for lite exer f tjoas they have made to euobie him to pursue, his voyage.
PENOLA. August 14th. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 23 August 1861
PENOLA. August J 4th. (From our own correspondent.) Tlic.lownship is still very du I, but it is (o be hoped will soon have a little life iufuscd into it; as I see by the estimates that a sum &lt;»f money is voted for the1 improvement ol , r; ads-between here and Port Macdonnell; and. also for the construction of stalling and cells at the po be station. , ' We have' been favored by a visit from Mr, H. Hall, the Po'yphonis', who gave his ; entertainment on 1'l.ursday and Fiiday | .cvctii,,gs. , _ 21 st August, 1861. The weather lias been very pleasant here the last wiek and tha water is rapidly dis appearing, but tradij is still very dull,
LOCAL COURT.—THURSDAY. Present:—G. B. Scott, Esq., S.M., in the chair; T. A. Well's, Esq, J.P. Post-master General v, A. C. Coleman. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 23 August 1861
LOCAL COURT.-THURSDAY. Present z-G. B. Scott, Esq., S.M., iu the chair ; T. A. Well's, ,I£sq , J.P. Post-niasier Gt'Ufral v, A". C. Coleman. ' This was a charge brought against the defendant the late "Post Master h» re (mu'cr AciV Nu. 4- 1853,) of deiaiuiiis: a reai&lt;*«'' tered letter on the 10th September, 1880. The-defendant plea led guilty and c uld not account for- the lovs of the letter, but claimed exemption from the jurisdiction of «he Cou't Under the provisions of Act No. 6 chrlO, which provides that the offence must be brought before the Local Court wihiti six months after its commission. The defend&lt;ilit was fined on? shilling and costs, aud ordered to pay ihe value of the missing letter: viz , ten pound*. , The Bench settled to refer the objection to the Legal adviser* of the Government. Mr. Wells le(t the Bei cb. T. A, Wells v. 11* Rowden. * The defendant w s charged under the im~ pounding Act w.tb working a bill lock be" ..longing--.to* Ptaintiff uit...
LOCAL COURT. August 20th, 1861. J. C. Lyon, Esq, S M., E. Wehl, J.Umpherston, and G. Glen, Esqrs., J.P.s. Cases on the 21st and 22nd, [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 23 August 1861
LOCAL COURT. ; AuguM 20th, 1861. J. C. Lyonf Esq, & M., £. Weill, J. phei>to»,\and G. Glen, E^qr.s., J.P. Cases on ilie 21st and 22tid, Pendlebury;* Gr ham, £10 To stand over Paizilv. lloclifort £18. Judgment lor plaintiff. Defendant-to p?y costs. Barteit v.-Hayes 3/ 4-. 3,f. Sealed out of court. Na-shr Lewis v Hayes, £l I 6«. Settled out of court. . Vockiiis v. McKenzie £20.. Judgment for plaintiff, dHendaiu to pay cost". Vause v. McEncbern £2 4s. 2d. , Jiul» nient for plaintiff. Defendant io pay costs. Execution to issue immediately. McMiilion v. Boutke 28/ 4s. 1udgn enl for j'larnitlT- Defendant to pav co ts. Cietinan v Bcu ko, 71 7«. Judgment for plaintiff for 5M5, Costs divided. Crennan Bourke-19^138. Judgment for plaintiff, defendant to pay eo«ls. liouike v. Ciennan, 29f 17s 8d Ad journed to next ccuit day. Cla'k and Cole v. Mc Arthur, 71. Judg. ment, for plaintiff. Defprdaiit to pay costs. Brilliant v. Jours. Jl'I I7s 6(1 Judge ment for plaintiff of 2/9$ 6 J. in ad...
FIFTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE MT. GAMBIER TOTAL ABSTINENCE SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 23 August 1861
FIFTH ANNUAL REPORT'OF Trt& MT. GAMBIEli TOTAL ABSTI NENCE SOCLE IT. Tne Annual Members' Meeting look place on Fuday .evening last, according Id announcement, in. the Wesley an .School Ro^m. K. H. Deriington, Esq , occupied the chair. There was a good -attendance. The meeting was opeiied by singing and prayer. The folio wiug report was read and adopted: Tlie Officers and Committee of this So ciety feel gteat p'casur« in presenting the filth annu al report o! the SocietyV opera** turns for I lie past year. They are . gru;ified in being «b'e to state that their labors in spreading die principles of Total Abstinence have hetMi greatly blessed anil they believe there are many now rejoicing that they >ver cast in thrir lot to wage war against the tyrant alcohol. They have Bull 10 lament the indifference with which so many of the member* look Uj»on this grest .social refprmptipn^(they_ seem to think when tbey sign the pledge that that is all that is required, but the com mittee...
MOSQUITO PLAINS. August 21, 1861 [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 23 August 1861
MOSQUITO PLAINS. August 21, 1861 The usual monthly court was held here yes terday, Messrs. G B. Scott; S.M-, A, F. Gun ning, H. Jones, and J Carter, J.P-'s on^jhe bench. There were three cases for t'ial, two of which came on for hearing;, the third being postponed. Anderson v. Orr, claim of &lt;£30 for wages Defendant o'dered to pay &lt;£8, and each to pay his own expenses O'Connor v, Mac V ay. Plaintiff in this case sued on behalf of two Hack fellows employed by defendant. They claimed respectively .£2 8s. and £2 2s Defendant alleged that he had paid them in -goods After hearing, he was ordered to pay an additional £1 9s to one and is to the other. On one or two days last week the township was converted into a pe ? feet pandemonium by the unseemly and brutal conduct of several bush rowdies. We wonder whether quiet householders arc bound to submit to those dis plays of drunken blackguardism. Is there any remedy fc it P Have the police no r.u tho ity in the matter ? I...
HORRIBLE EXPLOSION OF OIL WELLS. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 23 August 1861
HORRIBLE EXPLOSION OF OIL WELLS. During the drilling of an oil well at Tidione, Pennsylvania, recently, a sudden rush of oil, at the rate of 70 barrels an hour, took place, the stream ascending 41 feet above the surface of the ground. Above this mass of oil the gas or benzine rose in a cloud, for 50 or 60 feet. All the fires in the neighbourhood were immediately &nbsp; extinguished, excepting one 400 yards distance. The fire from this ignited the floating gas, and in a moment the whole air was in roaring flames. As soon as the gas took fire the head of the jet of oil was in a furious blaze, and falling like water from a fountain over a space 100 feet in &nbsp; diameter, each drop of oil came down a blazing globe of boiling oil, instant y the ground was in a flame, constantly increased and augmented by the falling oil. At once scene of indescribable horror took place. Scores were thrown flat, for a distance of 20 feet, and numbers horribly burnt, rush- ing blazing fro...
FIGHT FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 30 August 1861
FIGI1T FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP /..OF ENGLAND. The; Champion^ Beit, vwbich -had been left opem to competition by the drawn battle betnee^Heenan afrd Sayers, was first con !?-.tended for .by Hurat antl Paddock... Hurst is ttft&eham;jion ^wiesder of Lancashire, a man>6f..giganiic frame end, almost super* human strength,- b.ut perhaps: the fjnost un skilful boxer ilia: ever entered the prize ring, In his contest with Paddock .he was "dresri^Hy ^punished, but almost by a'ccidcut contiiveu ai the close of the fijjht to hit his adver.-ary. one blow, and ; one blow from such a Gpliah was. quite sufficient, lor Pad dock was all bnV killed by it. ,Hurst there fore came into'fujkpossessitfu of the turbu lent honours of thV belt, to which a I oxer named Mace at once laid claim. Mace is a vcr.y small man, though possessed of won. derful strength aud activity, almost a harder - hitter than Bayers himseif,; and reputed to be the most scientific pugilist alive. Yet even with these advantage...
ENGLISH NEWS. (From the Portland Chronicle:" [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 30 August 1861
> ENGLISH NEWS. ^ (From iil£.^.Portland Chronicle;" i One of Ibose adlctive events wljich severely test the faith ofbelievers in.a Supreme dis* posal;of h^manafFairs by a b'enevokjtat provi dence has fidtfallen Italy.. X'ou.nt VJaVour, the wise, riloq'u'eilt, foresighted,. cotiregeous Pre sident -oJgglRctor Emanuel's Council of State, has, aftfjy^a few days' illness, been hurried from h'ifc^ublunafy stage: of action; a- deplora ble i?sue which.is said.to have resulted f ora . ' thejgfossjgnorahce of,the physicians who "at tended hjim. JBornail'urm, in August, 1810, , hi\ parents: intending himtoenterthe army, he was, tfhjJ^jyet.a bo), placed in the Koial Military ^catieiny of ;that ci«y,' but this beihg inimical torhis own.predeJactions he,5 in his* t «£nt|^.,y.ear? came to London, whetehe contW^V^'to reside for ronny-y6ars,and from whicJr^lftfc^doubtj aiose his aln.osi idolatro.us admirfttioa b-t the British, QonsTtiution, xvuich he determined to transplant,'ai" least in its ?pi...
PENOLA. (From our own Correspondent) August 28th, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 30 August 1861
PEN OLA. . (From our own Correspo idem ) ^ August 28tb, 1861. I The weather is now gefting so fiue that the Botanic 'productions of the ueiJiboui/ hood are beginning to look quite cheerful; the blossoms on the peach and almond trees are budding forth, and as regards use as well as beautv, neighour Wilson is growing in his neat lutle garden some first rate speci* ' mens of cauliflowers J two or three have been measured a.n/t In the Local Conr: the church case, wag brought before a-^fuH bench of magistrates on Tuesday., 0. B Scott, E«q., occupied the chair, pnd Mfessrs. Sevmour, T. Wells, T. Scott, and H. WelUfj^P/s were a-so on the Bench. : ." Mr. G. Gladstone, the : (defendant in tbfs^ cajse, applied for the postponement . oil account ot tie absence of a material witr ness. The Court postponed the case for one month. - SkbioUs ACCIDENT.~I am sorry to say that Mr. James^Starke, of the firm of Mollis and-St uke, met tvith rnther a serious acci dent on Tuesday afternoon from an adze.cu...
GRAVES. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 30 August 1861
&lt; ; GK S. . As .o'er the- churchyard's emerald sod. j^he~we»ry travelle S homeward plod, .Their thoughts .must tend unto their God - \ And those~that lie below! For underneath those little mounds That rank grass or the weed surrounds, Alone true liappmess abounds . To it all man must go J Some graves are deckel and some are not .With flowers that their green surface dot, And serve at once to mark the spot * Where dearest friends repose ; While others cold and naked lie, And winters stormy winds defy. When, all meet in-cternity, .. ^ " W e shall not heed his bloai^ 'I'see an ag4d man seated there, The-wind blows thro' his silv'ry hair, His "brow is mild and free, from care, , . He can the truth unfold. My'good old friend, now tell me, pray, Why flowers as-lovely as in May, We find,on graves made yesterday, ^ Aai not on those of old ? * It is because the memory Of all the deal- friends here who die, -And:in the cold grave's bosom lie, , .Passes away.bo soon. Afrfirst they t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 30 August 1861
TO DR. WE till, J.P. QIR--We, tiie undersigned, respectfully request you to call a Public , M eeting for the purpose of.con>idering the* AmehdeU Electoral Act,. amf- lo takei-measures to se cure Two Members for the Representation of this distiict- . . . - W.: A. Crouch ? F. McKa) Chas. Viettelhausrn Albert K.Vatley James Edivd. Short Henry Norman _ Rober.t Long Ernest'Krull M- Livingston Isaac Wa\)Sace . Julius H^inecQinn Sanoi. Webb A. Haltje James Don , Alexander Mitchell James Cock A., Attjwell, Senr. Geo. Richardsoh J. Embnty John Harvie Thomas. Williams George^D.. Wyatt JomesSmith Alfred Sou^h . Edward Pepper ' Heinrich fieinemaun William Smith Henry Porter William Humphrey George Shelton A. Billing George Fevern . John McDonald W. A G. Felgate John Ballard. A. Attiwell, Junr. W. Ptecock A. F. Laurie N accordance with the above Tequest 1 hereby (in the absence of J. C Lyon, Esq., S M.,) ronvene a public meet* ing, to be ai ihe National School House on. Tuesday eveuing, 3rd S...
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 30 August 1861
Jjocjil Intelligence. MOUNT GAMBIER POTATOES.-We have been informed. .-that poratoes grown i'i this district 'command the highest price, and 8ejl most readily in «the Adelaide market. . Aj SMAKT SPECTATOR.-Our Hamilton contemporary should make a slight altera* tiau,in- ii3-nanie. It ^»et mils a correapon* dent to perpetrate "Defamation of cba* rafcier. and then, when alarmed at ibe const quences* it changes ihe-",Spectator'' into " Spectacns,'' and creeps out oi respon sibility with a flippant Mieer and a shabby retort. It denies having said anything editoiially*' against the Rev. Mr. Dixon, although it editOiialiy permits its Penola correspondent to do »&lt;» It has th# effron tery to assume the privilege of slander, be cause it permits, the opportunity of contra diction. That is the kind of logic with which the Quaker killed the dug. " I'll not kill thee," said broadbiim to a hungry do&lt;» that took a loaf off his counter: *. but I'll give thee a.bau name !'' and ...