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LATEST ADELAIDE NEWS. Friday Evening, June 29. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 30 June 1866
LATEST ADELAIDE NEWS. I By Electbic Teleorabh.] f From our own Correspondent.! Friday Evening, June 29. The House of Assembly has adopted the address to the Queen for the removal of Judge Boothby. Mr. Strangways' motion, that the House resolve itself into a Com mittee of the whol« to consider the address, was negatived by a majority of 15. Mr. Boothman^ publican, of Sturt-street^ AS UC«U- The Government intend providing the new Harbor-Mastw with a residence at Port Adelaide. ; The profit on the Town Hall concert last Tuesday has wiped off the deht on the Albert Bells. The Great World CircuB has sailed from Melbourne for Adelaide in the Coorong. New postage stamps have been ordered from home, of the respective values of 4d., lOd., and 2s. They are to be of the Nova Scotia pattern. The Treasurer's balance in hand amounts to more than half-a-million sterling. The Railway Valuators' estimate of the South Australian Railways is in the hands of the Government. The Government omitted to se...
"THE SOUTHERN ARGUS." [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 30 June 1866
'THE SOUTHERN AfcGUS.' With our present number we initiate an important change in the business arrangements of The Southern Argcs, which we have little doubt will commend itself to the public of the South, for whom this journal exists, and upon whose sympathy and support it must relv for the means of becoming even additionally useful to the district it represents. When the paper was first established it was necessarily doubtful whether it would be ad visable to increase the eize, or to publish it more frequently than once a week, and to cover either of these contingencies the sub scription was fixed at tbe highest ordinary rate. It was, however, promised t&at one of those alterations should be made or that tbe price of the paper should be reduced. We have determined to adopt the alternative, and it will be seen from our business columns that on and after to day tbe rate of subscription will he Eeddced fkoji Six Shillings to Foub Shillings per quarter, and the price per copy ...
NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 30 June 1866
UU ? . — - — NEW SOUTH WALES. TBy Electric Telegraph.] i From oar own Correspondent.] Sydney, Friday Evening. A vessel has arrived from the Mauritius in ballast. ? Thb Victorian Government have appointed a Com mission to enquire into the snagging operations on the Murray, and to report also on the proposal for *' locking' the river. The Commissioners are fcieesrs. Orr. ELw. Y. B. Smitfc, and Strutt.
A LETTER FROM A CONVICT IN AUSTRALIA TO A BROTHER IN ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 30 June 1866
ffiALlA fo A BROTHER IN ENGLAND. A remarkable paper, under the above heading appeared ,n the latest received tmmber of the CPrt\ Ml Moffozw The writer opposes that ibehrotber \ te addresses „ probably meditating or actually en' gapea in a breach f.Tthe law. » m,u «3 to Hindi roa arsnpoK*. livt t J-rov „ ni jo ret bofore you fl.e future which is «W m? ?T m store for j ou if you persist in' votir v* ' certan;1-v J-Bvr-hreaU-;nC is net'vrur ni r.fecsi^. - -eLe't course. --« a line cf trading to which vov . ' U,IS '^ TClt' *e!f with a]| it3 fangers, ~?s w- . ? 'ave. V°UVd your' 5-ave got info a cuire'ht w' ..'fa lliell!;U; hut you ] ^.-oala and quicksands - ./'?'? m^ catr5' pu on \ avoid ? add Ubc'u-Th vo- 'hlch J0' know rot how *° Ci-d nre from 'hV / «« «m*cirOa of i:e dangers, dreadful ali--w ^ ' fo tlKle ''WWII llilo the nw?t l,old 6b ' A*' - JU sliJ^ «nwiJ1''uS-yy«t desperately, ! least-lfcaf v d c-;'ld ^V^~~r^^7 escape at j clecis-o- would need an amount of erergy and j .-^ ' .i wh...
THE PARLIAMENT AND MR. JUSTICE BOOTHBY. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 30 June 1866
THE PARLIAMENT AND MR. JUSTICE BOOTHBY. Our late telegrams convey the intelligence that the House of Assembly have adopted the address to the Queen for tbe removal of Mr. Justice Boothbv. Mr. Strangways' amend ment to coasider the address in Committee of the whole House was rejected by a majority of 15. The, netition was not forwarded to England by yesterday's mail, as the question as to the form in which the Council will address Her Majesty has yet lo be debated. Their Lordship's have, bowever, agreed that an address, asking for His Hokoh's removal, shall be prepared. An able resume of the debates will be found in our Adelaide corre spondent's letter. A press of matter received shortly before going to press compels us to hold over s second leader. Instances of the procrastination of the Public Works Department are almost too numerous to par ticularize. With abundant pecuniary means, votes passed long ago, and, it is said, much labor unem ployed, it is monstrously shameful that nece...
LATEST INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. Melbourne, Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 30 June 1866
LATEST INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. | Bv Electric Telegram. 1 [From our own Correspondent.] Melbourne, Friday Evening-. The verdict in Dr. Beaney's case was ' not guilty.' It was announced amidst great cheering. There is general approval of the result. The Argus and Herald condemn the second prosecution. It is expected very few Sydney horses will etart for the Melbourne Cup. Fisher's horses or« tVio fotrnriioa Captain Black, the P. & O. Company's agent, has gone home by the mail. 11 is mission has been barren of results. The Melbourne Government refuse to assist the delivery of private telegrams before the press mail messages. J. Harrison, late Melbourne Manager of the National Bank, resigned in consequence of mining transactions. A clerk in the London Chartered Bank is xmEsing. His accounts show a deficiency of .£6,000. The Barwon, steamer, has been abandoned. All attempts to raise the City of Launceston The Coorong and Penola sailed yesterday. Negotiations are in progress...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 30 June 1866
Public Notices. THE PHOSPHAT1C GUANO. 'TWTOTICE TO GARDENERS AND VIGNERONS. 1/^ — For the convenience of Gardeners and Yigncrons who may require small quantities of the celebrated PHOSPHATIC GUANO, the undersigned has imported a limited quantity in bags containing exactly 2 cwt. each, and are they now on Sale at £1 per bag. EBEKEZER WARD, Southern Argus Office, Tort Elliot. '\TOT1CE is hereby given that all PERSONS 1- found TRESPASSING with Guns on Sections 2, 3, 6, 7, 10, and 14, Hindmarsh Island, will be dealt with as the law directs, and all DOGS will be DESTROYED. CHAS. PRICE. I THE UNDERSIGNED, will NOT be . ANSWERABLE for any DEBTS contracted by my WIFE, Sarah Jane Parsons, after the date hereof. JOHN PARSONS. Inman Valley, near the Tiers, June 23, 1866. DISTRICT OF PORT ELLIOT AND GOOLWA. 'VTOTICE is hereby given thnt Mr. D. M. Jl.i MACKIE has been appointed Deputy Return ing officer for the above District, in terms of the Act K?. 21 of 1800. By authority of tbe Council, R. S...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. LATEST MURRAY AND DARLING NEWS. (Via Wentworth and Adelaide.) Friday Evening, June 29. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 30 June 1866
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. LATEST MU&BAY AND DARLING SEWS. (Via Wentworth and Adelaide.) _By Electric Telegraph. I IProm our own Correspondent.] tv:;i-i,. T-TPninp'. June 2&. A Fort Bourke telegram, dated June 15th, reports 62 hours' heavy soaking rain. After wards the weather was warm. The Upper Darling letters have not arrived. There have been two days' rain at Mount Murchison. The people at Wentworth got the English news this month five days sooner by way of Melbourne than by way of Adelaide, although English letters were delivered in Adelaide two days earlier than in Melbourne. *% At Wentworth one and a half inches of rain fell in 24 houra on Saturday last, the 23rd. The steamer Albury took a week to come down 20 railesr and stuck at Moorna. The Moalgewanke was to leave Wentworth on the 26th, and the Bogan would follow, both wool-laden. The Pride of the Murray was stuck at Malley's Cliff, on her way from Echuca to Wentworth.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 30 June 1866
Banking. . i .. ? : ? 1* - »* — - *' ? ? ^ ? , ? THE EAKK OF ADELAIDE. 'VfOTICE is hereby given that a THIRD CALL J3i of TEN SHILLINGS (10s.) per .Share on the Capital Stock of the Company has This Day fceen made by tlie Board of Directors, *x?A that itie'earhe is ,f- be paid at the Offices of . the Bank of Adelaide, Gresham-chainbers, .King William-street, Adelaide, or flt any -Jf the* Hranchc?, on or befae Friday, the SJ XTHjbj of trULY text. , . ?^??e'^L.Vidiji-fl are r» quested to observe that by O*u-o G3 of the Deed of Settlement nil Oils re maining unpaid after the above date -will then 3-ecome BUhject to a cbarpe for interest at the rate of twelve aud a half per cent, per annum. By order of the Board. JOHN SOUTTAK, Manager. Adelaide, -fttnei, 1866. THE BAKK OF ADELAIDE. INCORPORATED BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT. Capital ONE QUARTER OF A MILLION, ia 50,000 Shares of £5 each. Directors : The Hon. Henry Ayers, M.L C, Ghairman. Georere P. Harris, Esq. I R. B. Smith, Eeq. TIip. Hon. T. Ma...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 30 June 1866
^ Shipping. ^&i$®-+ TTPPER MUKRAY.-The j^g^jjy^^ U Steamer WENTWOETH is now taking in cargo at Goolwa Wharf, and will sail for Upper Murray at an earlv date. 8. 'VARCOE & CO. rJ-* /CLIPPER Schooner CYNTHIA, 65 tons, K*jf\ Vy C. Heath, master. The owners of the ^gffiffjjy fast-sailing clipper Schooner CYNTHIA fceg to intimate to the Settlers, Storekeepers, and others resident in the Southern District that the above vessel is now regularly trading between Port Adelaide and Port 'Victor, and trust by care and punctuality to obtain a share of their support. The RATES of FREIGHT on Goods from Port Adelaide to Port Victor by this Vessel have been SEDUCED to 10s. €d. PEE TON. Agents at Port Victor, ACRAMAN, MAIN, LINDSAT, & CO. Agents at Port Adelaide, F. B. JONES & CO. VICTOR HARBOR AND GOOLWA, G. S. READ, CUSTOMS, SHIPPING, AND GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT. Goods for River Murray and its tributaries for warded per first steamer. Good storage for Wool. Agent fo...
COMMERCIAL. Southern Argus Office, Friday Evening, June 29, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 30 June 1866
COMMERCIAL. Sotttiiern Argus Office. Friday Evening, June 29. 1868. There have been very few transactions in local markets during the week, but tbe re openiDg of the Murray trade, which may now be considered accomplished, will necessarily have an inspiriting influence. On Thursday night, tbe Queen, steamer, arrived at Goolwa with a small quantity of wool, and the Went worth is also there. The Bogan and Moolge ?wanke are, we learn by our-telegrams, on their way down, uoin wooi-iau«ii ; nun mere is aisu a prospect of a good rise on the Darling, as 62 hours' heavy soaking rain has fallen there. There has been a transaction in wheat during the week at 6s. 5d., but millers buy very sparingly, and our quotations can scarcely exceed 6s. 3d. Good trussed wheaten hay is worth £6 to £7. There have beea some enquiries for pressed hay during the week for shipment to Wentworth. It may be hoped now that lower prices will soon govern the stock markets, and that a better quality of meat will soon b...
AMATEUR CONCERT AT WILLUNGA. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 30 June 1866
AMATEUE CONCERT AT WILLUNGA. On Tuesday evening a concert was given at the Oddfellows' Hall, Willunga, which, so far as music and song conld enhance the enjoyment of the occa sion, was a great success. The weather unfortu nately proving net and stormy, prevented many from attending who otherwise would have been present. The programme was varied, and comprised a choice selection of vocal and instrumental music. One of the most remarkable performances of the evening was that of Master Hall, a precocious musical genius of only ten years of age, who ren dered some very difficult compositions on the piano in a very masterly manner. The Misses Founsett and Mr. Founsett (under whose direction the con cert was ably conducted), saug and played some very charming compositions, amongst others a duet, ' The Wind and the Harp,' and the solo with choros, ' O, Gently Breathe.' Mr. Hall sang some comic songs in a very spirited manner, which were nearly all encored; and Mr. Hutton, besides introduci...
SHIPPING. VICTOR HARBOR SHIPPING. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 30 June 1866
SHIPPING. VICTOR HARBOR SHIPPING. ARRIVED. Friday, June 29— Crisouse, schooner, G'Hara, master, from Port Adelaide. G. £. Read, agent. Cargo— 1 pkg, Jones; 1 bale of paper, E. Ward; I pkg, Uigfrins; 1 do, Stinton ; 1 do, Scott ; 1 do. Neville; 2 do, Barker; 110 do, Stilling and Co. ; 53 do, Graham; 4 do, Missen; 181 do, Gunn and Jones; 108 do, Felgate; 20 do, Jones; 10 do, Gilbert ; 39 do, Goode. SAILED. Wednesday, June 27 — Gem, cutter, 52 ton*. E. Letbaby, master, from Port Adelaide. G. S. Read, agant. Cargo — 207 bags bran, 57 do. pollard, 1 case. Saturday, June 23— Gem are, schooner, 151 ton», E. Jenkins, master, for Melbourne. G. S. Read, agent; Cargo--3, 101 bags flour, 36 do bran, Clark and Dodson; 239 do do, Basham. MISCELLANEOUS. The Cynthia, schooner, from Port Adelaide, was in sight from the anchorage yesterday, but had not arrived at' nightfall. There was very little wind. GOOLWA SHIPPING. The steamers Queen and Wentworth have arrived at Goolwa during the week, and both ...
PRESIDENT JOHNSON'S VETO OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 July 1866
PRESIDENT JOHNSON'S VETO OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS BILL. 1 From tlie Atw York Herald 1 President Johnson's veto of the Civil Kights Bill is before out readers. They will iaiid it no half-way remonstrance, but a broad, sweeping, and comprehensive rejection o£ the measure. His objections on constitutional grounds exhibit this Bill as involving the most flan-rant -1p.vic.pk for ovprriflino- flin. re served lights of the States in the Legis latures and judicial tribunals ever attempted in Congress. We had supposed this UilJ, in a new shape, a sort of reproduction of the old Fugitive Slave law ; but, under the search ing analysis of Andrew Johnson, it appears a thousand times worse than the rejected Freed jncn's Bureau experiment, and iiothing less than a Bill of uncanstitutional abominations from beginning to end. Tim objections submitted against the first section of the Bill, however, are those which mark the impassable barrier between him and the ruling Kadicals or Congress. He is opposed t...
THE POSITION OF AMERICA.— THE NATIONAL DEBT. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 July 1866
i. ' .... . ? ? THE POSITION OF AMERICA.— THE NATIONAL DEBT. I From the Nnc lork Tribune.] Our Government owes a great debt ; but the loyal people of tbe United States stand behind that debt, firmly resolved that every prnny of it shall be paid as it falls due. Though we have not yet fully emerged from die. expenses, the embarrassments, the ob pj ructions, of civil war, ive have a. revenue jnore ihan sufficient, to meet our current ex penses, including the interest on our debt. Instead of increasing, we have been reducing that debt for several months past. Congress, instead of being required to devise new taxes, like the Italian Parliament, is studying how suid where it is best to reduce taxation by seventy or eighty millions per annum ; though we intend to pe-severe, not only in paying the interest promptly, but in reducing the principal of our national debt. Our currency is steadily appreciating, because the Govern ment is felt to be strong and its finances pound and healthy- fcve...
MR. CHARLES LOWE VERSUS BENCH, PRESS, AND PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 July 1866
MR. CIIAKI ESLOWE VERSUS DENCET, PiiLS?, AND PEOPLE. To be compelled to devote any portion of our ppace to the vaporings of Mr. Charles Lowe is. it wiil be adiidttcd, about as un satisfactcry as the labor we are sometimes constrained to expend in crushing si gadfly. Under ordinary circumstances, wlien our erratic neighbor makes himself ruore tlian commonlv conspicuous, we vary cheerfully give him as wide a berth as possible, and leave him to the wonder and admiration of people who revercrjee mental contortions or pantomimic display. But there are circum stances uinler which even Mr. Lowe may command attention, and require an answer. If he will presume upon the privileges of public speaking in a public j-l-ice, which he enjoys by virtue of his solieitorahip and the forbcaraace of some of the Courts he appears in, to insult the representatives of public institutions, and impute ill faith- to the conservators of order and the administrators of justice, lie must for a moment cr two be !...
LAW COURTS. PORT ELLIOT LOCAL COURT. WEDNESDAY, JULY 4. [Before B. F. Laurie. 1sq, S.M., William Bowman Esq., and A. F. Lindsay, Esq., J.P.'s] THE BAR v. THE PRISES. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 July 1866
LAW COURTS PORT ELLIOT LOCAL C0UUT. Wednesday, July 4. [Hefore B. F. Laurie. I sq , S.M.. William Bowman, Esq., and A. F. Lindsay, lisq , J.P.'s. | The Bar v. the 1'kess. Mr. Charles IjOk-o asked the Court to provide ; some 3ccimm-ii?ation for reporters fur the Press, as at tbe present momtut one representative of the local newspaper was mono; olizing tbe table which had hitherto been reserved for the Bar. As Jong as he wore his g -wd he w^^uld resist saeh an infringement nf the privileges of hamsters, and stand up in the d!gi ity of the cloth. Mr. Ward had at Yankalilla j the oilier day ludely elbowed Mr. Hindmarsh cut of i his seat, and now, in an untiourteous and urgent lc- I manly manner, he invaded the table wliieli was ap pr^ipi iated to tlie Bar. Mr. Ward said Jie wr uld simply remark that Mr. Lowe's ttateniews were exactly the reverse of ihe truth. The Bench fiai.l they rraily cnuld not interfere in such a niatiXT. Wlntever accotninolation the Court c uld afford was ai the s...
FINNISS VALE. ELECTION MEETING—MONDAY, JULY 2. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 July 1866
FINXISS VALE. ElECTION JlEETING — MOXDAY, JcLV 2. The meetir-g was held at the Fiiifciss Vale Iloiel. Tbe retiring- members were Messrs. Day, Ban-den, and Gel rare}, Messrs. Ltonaid, Ilansford, Diniiam, J. Cole, Wickes, Tarrau, and Cole were nominated to fill ihe vEcaiicios. Messrs. II. Hill and G. Bromley were elected Auditors.
COMMERCIAL. Southern Argus Office, Friday Evening, July 6, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 July 1866
COMMERCIAL. Southern Argus Office, Friday Evening, July 6: 1SCS. In tbe corn market there lias been but little doing during the past week, markets being particularly quiet. Wheat may be quoted 'at -3s. 3d. In barley ive haya no change to report, no transactions having transpired ; and oata may be set down at 6s. &L liny, trussed and delivered, ranges from .£5 lo £?!., according to quality. Potatoes, owing to the demand for ship ment np river, have become rather scrrce articles, and good samples might Le readily placed at £7 to JiS.
BREMER. ELECTION MEETING, MONDAY, JULY 2. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 July 1866
BREMER. i Ei-Ecnox Meeting, Mont-at, July 2. The meeting was held .it the i an-rhi-rni.-'s Biidge Tl''-fc.l, aud Messi-s. R. lleK..i;zie, E Hainlyn, Qan'e, IE. D.iucke, I'. Pavey, Wm. 11:11, aud Stc-eie, were nomina'.ed. The polling takes place to-day.