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THE MABKE[?]. ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 20 August 1869
THE MABKEIS. ADKLAEDS. Wheat, 4s 8d to 4e 9d Floor, £10 5s to £12 5s CLABB. Wholesale Wheat 8s lOd to 4s Flour, £10 per ton of2000 Ibe Bran, 12d per bushel Pollard, la Id per bushel Chaf£ £5 per Ton of 2000 lba Fresh butter lOd per lb Potted butler, none £ggs, 10J per dox. Bacon, 9d per lb Cheese, none Potatoes, 10s
The Northern Argus. FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 August 1869
\xt gtrps. FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 1869. THE chief topic'bf conversation at the present time amongst the inhabitants of the Northern districts is the making and extension of railways. At a public meeting held on Blytk Plains relative to the proposed extension of the Port Wakefield line, it was at first resolved to ask for its extension as far as Carter's Creek; but as the movers and sup porters of the motion saw that they were not likely to meet with much opposition from those present, they thought that if the Government could be prevailed upon to extend it as far as the River Broughton, it would be more beneficial to the settlers in that neigh borhood than having the terminus at the former place. It was therefore proposed, seconded, and carried unani mously, that a memorial be presented to the House of Assembly to that effect, at the same time wisely leaving it open for them to fix upon any other terminus they might think proper. 3 The question naturally arises, is it requisite at the p...
CLARE CORPORATION. MONDAY, AUG. 23. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 August 1869
CLARE CORPORATION. MONDAY, AUG. 23. Present-The Mayor (E. B. Gleeson, Esq.), nd Councillors Beckmann, LeFeuvre, Smith, nd Young. The minutes of last meeting were read and confirmed. COEEESPOSnOENCE. A letter was read from Mr. E. Beckmann, Councillor for Soutli-west Ward, informing the Council that, at a public meeting, convened on July 24, for the purpose of filling up the vacancy caused by the death of Councillor Roserow, Mr. Wiiliam Paterson was unani mously elected. A memorial from the Saddleworth District Council to the House of Assembly, requesting that the road leading from Auburn through Saddleworth to Marrabel be placed on the Schedule of Main Roads, was read ; also a letter asking the Corporation to sign the same. Requisition granted. inspector'S REPORT. The Corporation Inspector's report was read as annexed: Clare, August 23,1869. " I have the honor to inform you that Mr. Scott has finished contract for Main street; also the extra work round the mill, in ac cordance with t...
DISTRICT COUNCILS. CLARE. MONDAY, AUGUST 23. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 August 1869
DISTRICT COUNCILS. C.LA.BE. MONDAY, AUGUST 23. Present-Messrs. Hunter (in the chair), Bray, Hitchcox, and Bradtke. Minutes of last meeting were read and confirmed. Clerk re ported that Mr. Corbet had refused to sign contract No. 54. Resolved that ThomaB Corbet be put on the black books. Mr. Bray proposed that Mr. Hunter get the necessary repairs done on road by section 270. Mr. Bradtke seconded. Application received from Mr. Owen Clarke for a lease of roads or streets in Armagh; not entertained. Letter received from Mr. Cotton relative to Mr. Lewis's road, Penwortham. Clerk to acknowledge the same. Letter received from Mr. Richardson respecting road through section 270. Mr. Piper laid assessment on the table. Mr. Bray proposed, and Mr. Bradtke seconded, that the clerk gazette the same. Payments, £88 19a 4d j receipts, £29 4s lOd.
LAYING THE FOUNDATIONSTONE OF THE FORESTERS' HALL, WATERVALE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 August 1869
LAYING THE FOUNDATION STONE OF THE FORESTERS' HALL, WATERVALE. The foundation-stone of the Foresters' Hall, Water vale, was laid on Tuesday laet by Mrs. Arthur King. The weather appeared threaten ing in the forenoon, and about 1 o'clock the rain began to descend in torrents, continuing' for theppace of half an hour; the clouds then pasBcd away, and a fine afternoon resulted. The enterprising little township Was dressed with bunting of various hues and descriptions, and presented a most pleasing and picturesque appearance. The poles on which the stone was suspended were adorned with flowers from base to sumMt ; and over all waved a flag, on which were inscribed tlie letters A.O.F. By half-past two o'clock, the time advertised for the interesting ceremony to take place, a large concourse of people bad assembled in spits of the inclement state of the weather; and about 3 Mr. and Mre. King' arrived en the ground, ec compatiied by Mr. Richardson, and several 1 .-idics. i The brothers of ...
NEWS AND NOTES. Thursday Morning. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 August 1869
NEWS AND NOTES. BY AN ADELAIDE MAN. Thursday Morqinff, One of the most prominent items of the week is the breakdown of the Balclutha, having on board the Governor of Western Australia and family and the outgoing English mail from Adelaide. She left Port Adelaide on Monday evening, and sprung a leak the following morning. On Wednesday six feet of "water had accumulated in her hold, but by dint- of great exertions on the part of Captain Grainger aud crew, the leak was partially stopped and the water reduced in bulk. Just as Governor Weld and party were about leaving in the steamer's boats with the mails and a supply of provisions, the barque Aurifera, bound for Wallaroo, hove in sight, and lost no time in bearing down on the distressed vessel, whose passengers and mails were immediately tran shipped. The Aurifera reached her destination I late on Friday night. The Balclutha affcer I wards made for Port Adelaide, and arrived I safely there on the afternoon of Saturday. She I does not a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 August 1869
The NOBTHEEN ABGFS, which has a large and increasing circulation, is printed and published every Friday morning. The scale of charges is as follows r SFBSCBEPTIOKS. For I quarter, prepaid.... ... £0 2 0 For the half-year, do ... 0 4 0 Per annum, do ... ... ... 0 8 0 Single copy .00,2 ADYEETISEMENTB. 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 1 0 Three do ^ ... ... 0. 14 Every additional line 0 0 4 All orders should be legibly written on the hack cf advertisements, and where .110 order is giroh, will be inserted until countermanded or out of date. Prepayments requested from all cccBsiohal advertisers. Remittancescan b» in ode in notes, and money orders, or for small PutnB in postage stamps. Advertisements intended for publication can be received up lo 10 a.rs. on Thursday; and orders to countermand advertisements must be sent in .(in writing) not later than Wednesday . . § 21C E T O AD YE KTIS E SS. ' The S...
WATERYALE. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) August 25. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 August 1869
WATERYALE. (FBOM OUB OWN COBBESFONDEirr.) August 25. Oil Thursday, 19th inst., the annual examina* tion of Mrs. Firman's School at SkiHogolee Creek took place, the examiners being Dr. Bewicke (chairman), Bey. R. Lang, and Mr. De Coque. The scholars to the number of twenty-eight assembled in the schoolroom at 2 p.m., many of them accompanied by parents ' and friends. Several of the older children answered the questions put to them on their , various branches of study in a creditable manner; others were very nervous, and many were too young to be fit for examination. Some neat specimens of fancy work were exhibited by i the girls, who received much praise from the ladies present, and the specimens of penman ship on both sides of the school were very good! Two hymns were very well sung by the children, with harmonium accompaniment by Mr. Firman. The chairman closed the meeting with a few words of encouragement to both teachers and pupils. A tea then followed, which was heartily partake...
"PASQUIN" ON THE CONNUBIAL WANTS OF BUSHMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 August 1869
" PASQUIN" ON THE CONNU BIAL WANTS OF BUSHMEN. A buslinian in comfortable circum stances is just the very man that hundreds of very nice girls would be very willing- to accept as partners for life. Half the young" men in town do not £ro in for domestic arrangements. o n Their prospects are unsettled or limited -=-their tastes are more for billiards and barmaids-or their spare cash is de voted to a screw on Saturday to run after the Adelaide hounds-or they are contented to wait for a wife, pending* a promotion in office. The young* men in her Majesty's service can hardly afford boots and gloves out of democratic generosity; and the necessity of winking* at the frauds of political shopkeepers who hold the reins of office, renders them liable, at a moment's notice, to absquatulation. Those connected with agriculture have to keep their eye on the money lender, and no girl of sense would marry a man in debt, which resolution excludes from the temples of Hymen nearhT all the male populati...
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the "Government Gazette," Aug. 19.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 August 1869
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the "Government Gazette," Aug. 19.) Impounded at tlie public pound, section 460, near Riverton, in the Hundred of Gilbert, Henry Sanders, poundkeeper-One bay horse, like TC near shoulder, like D with a blotch top of off shoulder; one white bullock, blind in near eye, like c over n near ribs; one black bullock stag horns, lump close to near eye, white belly, like c near shoulder. If not claimed> will be sold September 13, 1869, at noon. Impounded at the public pound, Whitwarta (nearest post office, Dalkey), P. Wathews, poundkeeper-One wmte bullock, with black and blue spots, cock horns, off eye blind, branded like over s off rump, like AM near rump, R near horn. If not claimed, will be sold September 13, 1869, at noon. Impounded at the public pound, Mintaro, A. Smith, poundkeeper-One brown draught colt, about sixteen hands high, black points, long tail, star in forehead, indescribable brand near shoulder. If not claimed, will be sold September 13, 1869 at...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 August 1869
TVfORTHERN AGRICULTURAL -Ll SOCIETY. Patron-Hie ExcelleneySir James FergUBBon, Bart., G-overnor-in-Chief. ? * *N THE THIRTEENTH ; AM UAL EXHIBITION OF LIVE STOCK UNDER THE ABOVE SOCIETY WILL TAKE PLACE AT AUBURN ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1869. When, in addition to the iiBual Prizes offered at the September Show, numerous Priz s will be awarded for Grain, Wine, Dairy Produce, Flowers, Poultry, &c., as under, to make a collection worthy of His Excellency's visit. LITE STOCK HORSE STOCK. Best Draught Stallion, imported ... £3 3 0 Best Draught Stallion, colonial bred 3 3 0 Second best Draught Stallion, colonial bred 2 2 0 Beet Blocd Stallion, imported ... 3 3 0 Beet Blood Stallion, colonial bred 3 3 0 Second beBt Blood Stallion, colonial bred 220 Best Draught Entire under 3 years 110 Best Blood Entire under 3 years ... 1 1 0 Best- Draught Brood Mare, imported 2 2 0 Best Draught Brood Mare, colonial bred ... ... . 2 2 0 Second best Draught Brood Mare, colonial bred 1 1 0 Best Dr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 August 1869
L A R E STEAM F L 6 U B AND CHAFF MILLS, CHARLES KIMBER, Pbopbxetob. Flour, Bran, Pollard, Chaff, and Crashed Cornel ways for sale. nV! AJD C. B E CKMAB N, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL BUTCHERS AND SAUSAGE MAKERS, MAIN STREET, CLARE. Established 1855. U BUR N B R E W E R Y. The BEST XXX PALE ALE and PORTER In the colony are to be had at THE AUBURN BREWERY. ^riLLiAM J. MCDONALD, CORN AND CHAPE STORE, PORT STREET, AUBURN. Flour, Pollard, Bran, Crashed Corn, Chaff, Potatoes, Onions, &c.t constantly on Sale. Accommodation Yards on the premises. A P A E T K E , . Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer, CLARE. N.B.-FUNERALS FURNISHED on the most reasonable terms. JAMES GREENWOOD, CHEMI3T, AND DRUGGIST, BOOKSELLER* STATIONER, AND NEWS AGENT. MAIN STREET, CLARE. p E R C Y W~. D Y E R, - ---v .^..vrW . . .. CHEMIST A3® DRUGGIST, KOORINGA, BURSA BURRA. H. D A W S ON, SADDLER and HARNESS MAKER, KOORINGA. B E R N S T E I N, J. TAILOR, PROFESSED TROUSERS AND BREECHES MAKER, Main fcTREET, ClAhE. AU Orders...
THE MARKETS. ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 27 August 1869
THE MABKET8. ADELAIDE. Wheat, 5b Id to 5b 2d Flour, £11 to £13 CLABE. Wholesale Wheat 4s to 4s 3d Floor, £11 per ton of2000 lbs Bran, la 2d per bushel Pollard, Is 2d per bushel Chafl^ £6 per Ton of 2000 lbs Fresh butter lOd per lb Potted butter, none EggB, lOd per doz. Bacon, 8d per lb Cheese, none Potatoes, 10s
UNITED STATES. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 September 1869
UNITED STATES. The popular agitation against England re specting the Alabama q'lesti »n is subsiding. It is reported that Mr. Motley has been in structed to lake no steps regarding the Alabama claims until Corgress meets in De cern ber. Mr. Rerercy Jon neon has declared that he strictly obeyed ir&lt;8 instructions when in Eng land. The condition of the Southern Stales is rapidly improy nsr The public debt has decreased 16 million dollars during June. A new paper currency ia to be issued. There is no prospect of the termination of the Indian vrar; troops are being distributed alorg the Pacific Hallway to defend it from interruption. A great National Peace Jubilee lias been held atB .-ton, in celebration of the end of the civil ?war; President Grant and the English Minister attended. Thfre was an immense aud:eace. Andrew Johnson has been serenaded at Washington. In a spcech he deplored the political condition of the countrys and declared th&t it was tending to a milita...
PRODUCE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 September 1869
PRODUCE MARKETS. Colonial produce is in good supply. Austra lian ta&lt;low has come freely forward, but is in fair demand. Prices have advanced 9i for best sheep, and Is to Is 6d for best beef. Cocoanut oil has been sold good &t £42 . middling, £40. to £4110s; inferior, £36. Leather-At last auction 378. bale9 were offered. Australian sold about same rateB as. last sales. Hides are only in small supply. What has been offered of Australian brought rather firm prices. Australian hornB are Is to 2s lower.. Mimosa Bark-Good ground has sold at £9 10s; ordinary, £8 10s. Copper-1,000 tons ore have been sold 8t 13s 9d per unit.. Wool-The total arrivals for next sales are 136,923 bales, and 53,642 are still expected.
SUMMARY OF NEWS. London, July 16. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 September 1869
SUMMARY OF NEWS. London, July 16. The Australian May trails were delivered on the 12th July. The political history of the month is solely comprised in the progress of the Irish Church Bill. [ The Life Peerage Bill has been thrown out in the Lords on the third reading. A far more | sweeping measure will before long be brought in A Bill for the purchase of the electric telegraphs was introduced by Lord Hartington in the Bouse of Commons, empowering the Government to purchase the telegraphs of the' Uni'ed Kingdom at an estimated cost of 63£ millions. Ihe annual profit will be £77,000. Mr. Lowe has thrown ont feelers in favor of a paper currency. It is proposed to send Colonel Gordon to New Zealand. Gordon distinguished himself in organising an army in China, by which the Imperial Government overthrew the reb&lt; liion. It is believed he could render good eei vice in New Zea and. The Royal Colonial Society has lield its first first annual meeting. Lord Bury, the Chair man, congr...
NORTH GERMANY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 September 1869
SOUTH GERMANY, The Kji-g of Frus-ia bag inaugurated a new naval port m the North Sea, to be called "Wil helmshaven. North Germany now possesses a powerful iron-clad navy in the B »i«ic. Count Dismal ck has "e&lt;nj OMri3y retired from public IKe to recruit his s* rengtli. The Get man Polar Expedition has sailed.
FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 September 1869
EBANCE. , The Emperor and the Prince Imperial visited the camp at Chalons, and got. an enthusiastic welcome from the troops. Thfe Emperor de livered a speech'in a somewhat martial strain. Napolaon's health is said to be veiy feeble. The Prees prosecutions continue.