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NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 July 1866
NEW SOUTH WALES. 'By Ei.rcTKic TKi.r.cR.wii.] j Fiom oar own Corrcspoiideiif. ! Sydney, iM'iday Evening. j Th convicts who escaped from the Syhille I have been captured near Paramatta, but tbe two who had previously escaped ara still at large. The Falcon Iris been dispatched to the Midrtleion Reef to ascertain if any of tbe Marv Lawson's crew still survive. Gold has been discovered on the Hastings Iliver. Ilich. prospects have been obtained at the new digginss r.:i Spic-:;r's Ciw.k.
WAITERS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 July 1866
WAITERS. f From the London Review 1 Occasionally farce-writers engage a waiter for the purpose of bringing in the crockery they intend to have smashed in the course of the piece, but they give him nothing to say beyond ' Yes, sir.' The meek and deferen tial affirmativeuess of ' Yes, sir ' is supposed to express, as it were, the droppingdown deadness of waiterism. The phrase belongs to the profession, as dees also a certain gait. A waiter neither walks nor rur.s. He does something between a skim and a slide. There is caution in it (a view to breakages ahead) and still a jaunty affectation of the reckless. He must be a judge of human nature, at least of human nature expectant of dinner, when the animal is predominant, and ia a temper like that proverbial bear whose head is tender. We are not at all as police in hotels as at home. We order a meal peremptorily. \ve f mile with a grim incredulousness when told we shall have it in ' a quarter of an hour.' Waitering admits of variation, an...
LATEST INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. Melbourne, Friday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 July 1866
LATEST INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. VICTOSIA. ! By Flect;:i-; Tict.nGRArii. I j I-'r..»in o-jr own Cori-:rspoBde!it.j Jlelbonrne. Friday Evening. j T.i^iit? are being placed at the entrance to the Yarra. A money broker named Spcnce has been | bnvigjjt up on a charge of altering figures in ; bills placed in bis hanslrs for discount, and has j besn commincd for trial. watercourse r.t Prahran. A f.ro broke ont in Collins-street on Mon- j day, which threatened an extensive destnie- j lion of property. It originated in Mr. i Wiiliams's pli biographic establishment, which j was entirely destroyed. Buzzard's library, r-ext door to Mr. Williams' s, was nearly de srroved by water in putting the fire out. The j Clarence Hot.il hnd a narrow escape, i Willianis's losses are £1,500, and he is said i to be insured to the amount of .£800. j Grey stock, the absconding teller of the j London Chartered 1'ank went into the | European Guarantee Office o:i Wednesday in ] disguise, to eiulcavor to arrange matters...
ENCOUNTER BAY. FRIDAY, JUNE 22. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 July 1866
ENCOUNTER HAY. Fkh-av, June 22. Present — Tiie Chairman, Messrs. Iliggins, Robin son, aud Hawkins. Tl;e Chairman reported he hsd examined tlie District Council Act of 1553 and all amendments \ thereto, aud was of opiuiou that all persons of full ' age, wfeoso names vetra on tbe r-sscssment.bo.:k, were entitled to vo'e at the coming elections, whether their rates ba paid or r.ot. That thy Upturn ing Officer be instructed to act in accordiuce wi.h this view. Watercourse passing Mr. Elijah Barraf's, the same dt«ng great damage to ti;e insd. 'J'hst the Vfllalt tUallf -»*v^' **^» ii'juui'.uj ui.u AJ.'Ll.lnio *J- 1^ quested lo exanrne the same en Tuesday. June 23, aud that Messrs. Pjojsor, Uar.';i't, and Grimble ha r- quested to take part in cousideiing how to remove the evil. That Mr. Harvey's proposition relative to Jack's Waieihole be accepted. The Clerk reported Mr. James Graham had been gazetted Ranger for tills di -strict. j Public pound repairs and additions to be attended j to by ...
DISTRICT COUNCILS. MOUNT BARKER. MONDAY, JUNE 25. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 July 1866
DISTRICT COUNCILS. MOUNT BARXKli. Monday, June 25. Trcscnt — Meesrs. Bell (Chairman), Wedd, Pal tridge, Hannaford, and Walker. Mr. M. Wright applied to get 6 or 7 chains of side cutting doise. Clerk instructed to call tenders tor it. The following tenders were received for grass of old cemetery reserve — T. IV.Itridge, fi--m dste, £4 (accepted) ; B. Thomas, from date. £2 2s. 61. ; L. McFarlane, £3 per annum : G. Bolien, i'd per annum. The following tenders -were received for cutting and carting in Gawler- street, Mount Barker — John Minard, removing metal, 18s. 6d. per chain, cuttitig. Is. od. per cubic yard (accepted) ; John Eyles, cutting, ts. y:;. pet vuuic v«;u ; *juiiu i jaiuji, re moving metal, 19?. per chain, cutting, Is. Cd. per cubic yard ; M. -JTUoui:eI. removing metal, 18s. per chain, cutting. Is. 5d. per cubic yard. The following tenders were received for tho approaches to the bridge near Hurst's: — J. Ad.ims, £14 Ss.; A. Eglin-on, Is. 3d. per yard; John Minard, £1 1 10s...
STRATHALBYN. FRIDAY, JUNE 22. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 July 1866
STRATH ALBYN. FlI!I-AY, JVSK 22. Prcsent-VTho Chairman, aud Messrs. Coad and Thomas. Tho Overseer of New Hamburg Bridge presented progress report, and recommended an advance of £50 lherco:i. Tenders to be callcil for extras to same. letters received from Mr. Wyckes and Mrs. Parsons in reference to repairing old scho'-lbouse. Letter also received from Mrs. Irvine, thanking the Council for their attention to the requirements of the new scIjooMj'hiso ; from Mrs. H]ue, to have medical account ccrmi'su ; ana irom ivir. i\un, iur extension of time on bridge contract. Allowance of such extension to stand over for the present. Si-.veral ratepayers on the Dry Plains applied by letter to have a 4J mile scub road leading to Slrath albvn cleared of stumps. Clerk to enquire where the proposed Hue is. T'-ndtfrs *o be called for repairs of old =chool-house, for clearing road from Limestone Hill to Mr. Wattb's, and for repairs of culvert at New Hamburg. Olerk to adreifci.se f-tr medical attendance ...
ALEXANDRINA. SATURDAY, JUNE 23. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 July 1866
ALEXANDRINA. Satumjay. June 23. Present— Messrs. Kobt. Carruth (Chairman 2)r° tan.), Joseph Yelland, and Edward Jurrard. Tbr re were no tenders received for metalling the sandhill near Mr. Yellaude. Clerk to call for fresh lenders. Three tcnd*-rs received fir forming and making road between Mes-srs Crawford's and Vareoe's ; that of Mr. Freeman's accepted, at £2 5s. per chain. Account received from George Saddington, for removing sand from road near Mr. Pavy's, passed. Paid, £20 18s. 8d.
PUBLIC MEETING—MONDAY, JULY 2. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 July 1866
Pubic Meeting— Monday. July 2. Mr. Joseph Yelland in the chair. &nbsp; Meeting to determine the number of cattle to be &nbsp; depastured in the above district, and also the amount &nbsp; of fees payable thereon. &nbsp; Mr Crawford proposed, and Mr. McDonald &nbsp; seconded, 16 bead of great cattle at 1s. 6d. per head, &nbsp; or 3d. for sheep, to the 80 acre section. Mr. Mann proposed, and Mr. Goldsworihy seconded, 16 head of great cattle, and 3s. per head. and 6d. per head for sheep. A proposition made by Mr. John Gilbert, and seconded by Mr. James Gilbert, that no licence be issued for the following year, was withdrawn. Mr. Mitchell would propose as an amendment that 16 head be the number, and 4s. per head. Mr. Robinson seconded. Mr. Crawford's proposition was carried.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 July 1866
BIRTH. PRICE.—On the 28th of June, the wife of Captain &nbsp; &nbsp; W. H. Price, of the Talisker Mine, of a daughter. Both doing well. Death: RICH.—On the 24th June, at Port Elliot, after a long and severe illness, borne with most exemplary patience and Christian fortitude, Mary Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Alfred Franklin and Bridget Rich, aged 20 years. &nbsp; &nbsp;
SHIPPING. VICTOR HARBOR SHIPPING. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 7 July 1866
SHIPPING. VICTOR HARBOR SHIPPING. ARRIVED. Ss'-ra-v. Jure SO — CrvrniA, schooner. Heath. inr.'er. rT^Ta Trrt Adelaide. ??? Allen, spent. Cfrjr--' — S rkes. G. Mi? sen : Srt -K J. Misfm : 1 do. ^?'ick:e: 1 do. Parkinson : 50 do. GtiTin nnd Jones: 71' co G .-vfrcment : 13 ct-. Porn : S do. Neville: 10 | f'. ;raV:sft::b?: i? d--. Greenfield: 4 d--. Grabam : , ?~ :?*. 'Wsi- ; -2 -v\ Hawker : 2.000 palinp?. Spsrts: I 5 rtrs, Wi'cr-x : I do. Hemst-Mi ar:d Hodge: 7 ro. j r*4r-tv: 1 3,\ Gilbert : i An. Dnttnn : o do. rWall: | ''-'.' tire bricks. f;-[j-r:ao: -l«j oar?: Moore': 12 pkjrs. 71 5pa:kE : 4 n-\ LaarT«: 4 o-\ Greaver; 2 do, S:rrr.=-'r: : ?' i5---. Ytrec* : 1 do. HsrzTC&ves. Thcr^fiy. Jnlv 5 — Gr.y.. Lethaby. master, from P.-rt Af-riside. J. S. Res3., rp^nt. ' Carcn — 3 rk-r=. -'!.=b'.;n : ?'- -~r-. Cnn-mre: J Co. R^jrers: 7 do. Wright; 7 ?-;?-. l-Te-?r;;..-Ju : :- -.?. 'ti'n: i5 do. Harkir.s: 4-i d'-. Herp5&-ir ar.d Co.: 5 3 d--. MeTcalf; 1 d-\ Simp s-'.r. : - io. Ha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 14 July 1866
Public Notices. DL-SiRIOT OF ALDINGA. A MEETING will be held at tbe Aldinga Ho' el on M -n-lay, July ifl, ;-t 2 p.m., to taicc into consideration the proposed deviation on tbe main r02d at the Horseshoe, Noariunga. F. G. U. BOYS, pro Secretary. July 9, I860. 'VfOTlCE.— All CATTLK. HORSES, or SHEEP i_l TRESPASSING on Sections 2.003. 2.-»0t-, or 2.008. Hundred of XangkHa. will be IMPOUNDED, and DAMAGES CHAhGED according to law. HUGH DUNSTAX, Currency Creek. July 13, 1SG0. THE PIIOSPHAT1C GUANO. XTOTrC?: TO G AP.DMXKKS AND VIGNEKONS. i_\ — Fit tLe convenience of Gardener* and Vignerons who may require small quantities of thti celebrated PfmSPirAT'C GUANO, tbe undersigned has imported a limited quantity in bags containing exactly 2 cwt. each, and are they nov ou Sale at £1 per bag. EBEXEZER WARD, Southern Argun OJncc. Port Elliot. NOTICE TO MARINERS. '\TOTICE is hereby given tb-jt the MOOTUNGR !_N will be REMOVED from PORT ELLIOT three months after this date. G. E. DeMOLE, Secretary. Ma...
CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 14 July 1866
CHINA. Consul Morrison's murder is contradicted. It is reported that the rebels have captured Singan, the capital of Chensi, but were after wards attacked by the Imperialists, and driven from the garrison. Grant's telegraph via Siberia is now in operation. It is expected that in a few months London and China will be brought within 10 days' communication.
LATEST TELEGRAMS. London, May 26. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 14 July 1866
LATEST TELEGRAMS. ? ^ [From Reuteb to Greyille & Co.] [From the Register.'] London, May 26. The Governments of England, France, and Russia have dispatched identical notes to the European Powers relative to the proposed Congress and the basis of its deliberations. London, May 28. The Bank of London and the Consolidated Bank have stopped payment. London, May 29. The Government was in a minority of 10 on a division upon Mr. Kinglake's motion to make provision for the prevention of bribery and corruption at elections. London, May 30. The amount of gold received from America within the last four days is valued at jEl,f5b,0_00. Commercial confidence is reviving. A change has been made in the constitu tion of the Order of the Star of India, by^ which there will be a great increase in the numbers of civil and military officials and distinguished natives who will bt created members. In the race for tbe Royal Hunt Cup, Attache was first and Historian second. London, May 31. The Ascot ...
SUMMARY OF NEWS. ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 14 July 1866
SUMMARY OF NEWS. [From the Register.] ENGLAND. The March mail arrived in London overland on the 14th May, and the heavy portion reached South ampton on the 18th. The papers contain full particulars of the close of the Reform Bill debate and the division — resulting in a majority of five for Ministers. The Ministry an nounced that it would persevere with the Bill, and has since brought in the Distribution of Seats Bill, which has been read a second time unopposed. The two Bills are to be united. The Scotch and Irish Reform Bills have been brought in. It is thought that the reform question may be settled this session. The Budget has been brought in. A surplus of £1,350,000 is calculated on. The timber and pepper duties are repealed, those on stage carriages and post horses reduced, and the duties of wine in wood and bottle equalized. Provision is to be made for re ducing the National Debt by dealing with the Savings Bank stock and creating terminable an nuities. The Budget has been we...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. DATES TO JUNE 10. London, June 12. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 14 July 1866
LATEST TELEGRAMS. DATES TO JUNE 10. London, June 12. The European Congress is abandoned in conse quence of the refusal of Austria to discuss territorial boundaries'. Prussia has entered Holstein, which Austria has warranted. Bismark, the Prussian Minister, accuses Austria of a determination to force a war, which Austria denies. A circular has been issued, proposing the mobilisa tion of a federal contingent. The Coniolidated Bank and London and Agra Bank have suspended payment. The Government are losing ground on the Reform question in the Commons. An amendment for the redistribution of seats was withdrawn after three nights' discussion. The Commons have als» rejected Walpole's amendment in favor of a £20 couuty franchise. The Government were defeated by a majority of 10 on a motion to instruct the Committee on the Re distribution Bill to devise means to prevent bribery. Gladiateur won the Ascot gold cup.
HOME NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 14 July 1866
HOME NEWS. Tie marriage of Prince Christian and the Princess Helena is announced to take place in July. TheKussell Ministry.is still in office, but has made concessions to the Opposition on the Reform question. The failure of Overend, Gurney, & Co., for £10,000,000, is confirmed, and also of Sir Samuel Morton Peto's firm. The panic is subsiding. There are serious apprehensions of a visitation of cholera in England. The Derby was won by Lord Lyon; Lord Aylesbury's colt second. The fight between Mace and Gobs was stopped by the police. Lord Glenelg, Canon Wray, and Lady Knight Bruce are dead. : Mr. George Tinline and Mr. Cracknel], Superin tendent of N.S.W. Telegraph, are passengers by the mail steamer to Adelaide. A new Australian Bishopric has been esta blished. Captain. Bochford Maguire succeeds Sir William Wiseman in command of the naval forces on the Australian station. Bank discount 10 per cent. Wool had declined Id. perjlb., and old wool 2d. per lb. on March rates.
BOMBARDMENT OF VALPARAISO. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 14 July 1866
BOMBARDMENT OF VALPARAISO. The town of Valparaiso occupies a position which lays it entirely open to the attack of a hostile fleet. It is the seaport cf lhai town of Santiago which acquired a celebrity a little while ago from the terrible coi flagration of the cathedral aud the JorS of some 1,500 women, who perished in the flames. Unable otherwise to bring the Chilian republic to terms, the Spanish admiral informed them that, unless bis requisitions ware complied with, he should feel biinseli under tbe necessity of bombarding this defenceless town, lie ivould give foar days to remove non-CJinbat-ints, aad alter that time bad elapsed the towu would be given up lo all the extremities of war. At the expiration of the periol of four days the English, French, aud American squadrons withdrew to a place at a safe distance from the scene of the impending calamity, and became witnesses of the wanton abuse of tlie rights of war and the cruel outrage on the property and interests of private pe...
THE EUROPEAN DIFFICULTY. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 14 July 1866
THE EUROPEAN DIFFICULTY. Prussia, Austria, and Italy are armed to the teeth. England and France have originated a Congress in which Russia joins. Italy has concluded a treaty with Prussia. Garibaldi is at the head of 26,000 volunteers. The speech of the Emperor Napoleon to the French Senate was of a warlike character, and created a panic on the French Bourse. The Emperor of Russia has intimated to Prussia that if war breaks out family ties will compel him to support the several German Provinces. The Italian Government have contracted a loan of 25 million livres with the National Bank. Popular demonstrations in favor of war have been held in the principal cities of Europe. It is reported France is about sending troops to Borne.
JAMAICA. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 14 July 1866
JAMAICA. The steamship La Plata, which left St. Thomas on April 29, arrived at Southampton on the evening of May 13. Among her passengers weic the_ Hon. Mr. Marncrs button, late Governor of Trinidad; Mr. Roundel!, Jrecretary to the Jamaica Commission; Mr. Heine Pavne. barrister at-law ; and Mrs. G. YV. Gordon. Mr. Eyre, the Jattf Governor, wasio leave for Iingiar.il by tbe packet on May 2. Since the dvparlure of tbe commissioners from Jamaica Sir Homy Ktoiks bad been busily cugag'd in putting public matters straight. He had addressed the cusjodes of tbe different parishes, urging upon the magistrates the necessity of being wore ob Ecrvant of their duties, or resigning their posts altogether. The La Plata brought the intelligence that Colonel ttobbs, who was ou-_- «.f tbe commanders engaged in fur.prc-ssirg the -nilm-ak of nec;r«cs in Jamaica, evui'mitted s-uicide ? vi Loard the Lyne, intercolonial jacket, on the vovagu bevween Kingston and 6t. Thomas. The excitement of the insurrect...