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VICTORIA. Melbourne, May 30. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 4 June 1878
VICTORIA. Melbourne, May 30. Three cases of smallpox: have broken out on j board of the mail steadier Siam among her Lascar crew. She fias been' ordered to the quarantine grounds. There is considerable excitement on the subject. Wheat, as. 4d. to 5s. ojd. The highest bid for country rflour at auction was £11 5s. I Mr. Berry, in his speech at Portland last night, expressed his belief that a brief session of Parliament would settle the question of constitutional reform, and that if the measure introduced by his Government having that ebject in view encountered obstruction, an ap peal to the Imperial Parliament would be made. Mr. Longmore also spoke, and an nounced his intention to double the Land Tax, | and limit the power of the landowners to ac quire large areas. Mr. Berry proceeds to Col eraine and Merino to-day, and visits Hamil ton to-morrow. Melbourne, May 31. Several of the unemployed have refused to work^at the Emerald Fill drainage works. The reports of their distress are sta...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 4 June 1878
KAPUNDA MONTHLY MARKET, LORD PALMERSTON YARDS, THIS DAY (TUESDAY) JUNE 4, COLES & GOODCHILD will sell by auction, as above, com mencing at 12 o'clock sharp—* PIGS, SHEEP, CATTLE, HORSES, &o-, &c. 200 was- 200 Pat and Stores, for various owners. Jfote.—The Pig Sale commences at 12 shares. 4650 STORE tSsp, 4650 For Angas Evans, Esq.— 100 Very Prime Cross-bred Wethers (heavy weights), from his Evandale paddooks. For James White, Esq.—^ 400 Prime Eat Wethers, from Mount Mary, For Wm. Crabb, Esq.— 500 Prime Fat Wethers, 500 Good Stare Wethers, For Waiter Duncan, Esq.— 1,000 "Very Prime Fat Wethers, from Oplnina, For Mr. E. Gamlin— 800 Ewes and Wetliers (splendidly woolled), good stores. On other account®— 1,000 Good Ewes, 350 Good Store Wethers, -| KA FAT AND STORE t PL A 1«VI CATTLE. A"" For William Crabb, Esq.— 25 Prime Fat Cattle, from Craigie'a Plain 25 Good Store do. On another account— 15 Prime Fat Cattle For E. Salter, Esq.— 15 Well-bred Store Cattle For Si...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 4 June 1878
Business Directoiy. KAPUNDA. BEEWSTEE, E., Wine, Spirit, and General Merchant, Brewster's Build ings, Main-street. Agent for Salter's and other "Wines. BENHAM, W. H., Solicitor, Notary Public, &c., Main-street. Money to lend on property under the Real Property Act, or otherwise, at lowest rate of interest. EBTTCE, JOHN A., Auctioneer, Land, Loan, and General Commission Agent. * Money to Lend in large or small sums. ~P|UMBEECK, THOMAS, Tanner 1 f aad Currier, near Morning Star. Leather of every description on band and to order. Bark, Hides, and SfcinB, &e., bought. "pvTJMBEECK & McLENNAN, 1 -9 - Tnniwa and Curriers, Burra-road, (late Frith's). Bark, Hides, &c., bought. Leather on sale or to order—first quality. EMERSON, Mr., Solicitor, Main street, Kapunda. Money to lend on Mortgage or Deposit of Deeds. FAWCETT'S soothing POWDERS, for Children Teething. Sold in Packets at One Shilling; or by post for Seven Stamps. Address, K. Fawcett, Chemist, Kapunda....
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 4 June 1878
COMMERCIAL. " Kapunda Herald" Office, June 3,1878. Wheat—4/9 per bushel. Hat—£2 10/ per ton. Wholesale. Retail. ... £13 per ton 29/ per bag. ... 1/5 per bush. 1/6 per bush, ... ,1/4 " 1/6 ... /10 per lb. 1/ per lb. ... /8 " /10 " ... ]6 " /10 " ... 1/2 " 1/3 •' ... 1/4 per doz. 1/8per doz.
ORIGINAL POETRY. MADAM LOFTY. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 7 June 1878
ORIGINAL POETB-T. MADAM LOFTY. Mrs. Lofty keeps a carriage, So do I; Slie has dappled greys to draw it, None have I. She's no prouder of her coachman Than am I. With my blue-eyed laughing baby Tumbling by, I hide his face lest she should see The cherub boy, and envy me. Her fine husband has white fingers, Mine lias not; He can give his bride a palace, Mine a cot. Her's comes home between the starlight, Ne'er cares she; Mine comes in the purple twilight, Kisses me; And prays that He who turns Life's sands Will hold his loved ones in His hands. Mrs. Lofty has her jewels, So have I; She wears hers upon her bosom; Inside I. She will leave hers at Death's portals By-and-bye; I shall bear the treasures with me When I die-; For I have love and she has gold ; She counts her wealth; mine can't be told. She has those who love her station, None have I; But Fve one true heart beside me, Glad am I. Fd not change it for a kingdom, No, not I; God will weigh it in the balance By-and-bye; And the di...
THE CHINESE FAMINE. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 7 June 1878
THE CHINESE FAMINE. We have been requested by tlie Committee of the Chinese Belief Fund to publish the following " Appeal on behalf of the Famine Stricken in China " :— "In consequence of the terrible famine from which several millions of people in the north of China are suffering, occasioned by a protracted drought, it has been decided to appeal to the benevolent public of South Aus tralia to send a practical proof of their sym pathy to those who are famishing and driven to the direst extremities. " The four provinces which are for the most part famine-stricken are Shan si, Shensi, Honan, and Che-lee, which are divided into about 80 districts, covering an extent of country of about 246,000 English square miles, with a population of more than 70,000,000. Of these the names of from 8,000,000to 9,000,000 were down for relief, and it is estimated that l,000,0c0 have already succumbed to this d-eadful calamity. A memorial from the Governor of Shansi, published in the Pehin Gazette, anno...
THE ELECTION FOR LIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 7 June 1878
THE ELECTION EOS LIGHT. On Wednesday evening a largely-attended meeting of the electors of the District of Light was held in the Institute Hall, presided over by His Worship the Mayor of Kapunda. The two members for the District, Messrs. J. White and J. Shannon, were present on the platform, as also was the Hon. James Pearee, M.L.C. After a few preliminary remarks from the Chairman, in which he bespoke a fair hearing for the candidates, both of whom were very fair, honest, and honorable men, Mr. D. Moody (who was received with cheers) said the time had been so short, and he not being accustomed to public speaking, that on reaching the stormy regions of politics he found himself rather embarrassed, and would claim their indulgence. The G-o vernment had so recently published their policy that he had not had time to consider it. Before referring to political matters he would say that the electore had acted very kindly towards him, and he regarded their action to him as out of the commo...
CALTOWIE. [From our own Correspondent.] June 3, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 7 June 1878
CALTOWIE. [From our own Correspondent.] June 3, 1878. The weather has been splendid for the past eight or ten days for farming purposes ; still the farmers keep singing out for more rain. The Queen's Birthday passed off very quietly here. In fact it -was more like a Sabbath day than any other, the shops being shut, and there were no amusements what ever in the township. It is regretted generally that the Caltowie Hotel is likely to change hands, as the pro prietor has won such esteem by his obliging, kind, and courteous manner to visitors and the public generally. At last tenders have. been called and ac cepted for our new Post-Office and Telegraph Station, local builders being the successful tenderers. It is to be hoped they will push on the works speedily, as the present Post Office has not accommodation enough for this rising township. Trade is getting brisk.
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. KAPUNDA: TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 7 June 1878
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. Kapubda: Tuesday, June 4, 1878. Present—His Worship the Mayor (Dr. Blood), and Councillors Rowett, Trenerry, Trevaskis, Wheatley, and Jackson. CORRESPONDENCE. From Mr. Small, drawing attention to a ditch inside and alongside the west fence at Railway Station. Referred to Surveyor to report. From Mr. Bastard, calling attention to the urgent need of repairs to the watertables in front of Post-Office. To be attended to. The Mayor read a letter, signed " A Bate payer," complaining that the Inspector went electioneering. . The communication being anonymous, no notice was taken of it. Finance. The report of the Finance Committee was read as follows:— To balance last meeting ... £236 3 11 Rates, &c. ... ... ... 23 5 8 256 8 7 Xiess pay-sheet... ... ... 140 2 S Balance £119 6 2 Included in the pay-sheet was an item of £60 for interest on loan. Inspector's Repobt. " Served three notices to abate nuisances ; two eomplied with, one in progress. Im pounded one horse a...
MR. MOODY AT SHEAOAK LOO. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 7 June 1878
Mb. Moody at Sheaoak Log. Mr. Moody met a number of electors at Slieaoik "Log, on Wednesday afternoon. After the candidate had expounded his views on the various topics, a unanimous vote of con fidence was passed in his favor. Out of Season—An empty pepper-box. It will found, as a rule, that after " hot words" a eoolnses spring up. A baby iz a necessity, but twins alwuss did seem to me to be or a speculative nafcur. Heathens, poor benighted kritters, don't indulge in horse trotts, nor law suits neither. Uuty has won mennv a victory, but seldom, has suckceeded in keeping i t long. The man who haint never been cheated dont tno so much, as he will sum day befor long perhaps.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 7 June 1878
Ilolloway's Pills.—Desirable Pos- j session. — Without health no amouut of. j wealth, no means of pleasure, are of the slightest value. It is inconceivable how small a disturbance of the animal functions begets wretchedness, and how readily it may be rectified by a few. doses of this purifying and regulating medicine. These world-renowned Pills have proved the best friend to man kind in everyj grade, in every land, and almost under every circumstance. Hollo way's Pills purify the blood, rectify digestion, stimulate the liver and kidneys, and regulate the bowels. When fevers, influenza, and other ailments are epidemic, these PillB should be taken by everyone, to keep the blood and the system free from the seeds of the prevail ing pestilence.—Advt. DTJRYEAS' celebrated " MAIZENA," manufactured at Glen Cove, is one of the most delightful prepara tions for food in the world. Recommended by the highest medical authorities in both hemispheres, and receiving the first medals and diplomas a...
NEW ZEALAND. Wellington, June 5. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 7 June 1878
NEW ZEALAND. Wellington, June 5. I The Government has received a telegram from Iiondon stating that the New Zealand three and a half millions 5 per cent, loan was . subscribed for twice over on the first day of its announcement. Auckland, June 5. The officers of the City of Sydney deny the reported sale of the steamer to Russia. It is alleged that the rumour was circulated to depreciate the value of the shares of the Com pany.
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 7 June 1878
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. DALKEY, Section 145 (nearest Post-Office, Balaklava), Thomas Dalton, Poundkeeper.— One brindle and white heifer, ear-marked in off ear; one yellow and white heifer, ear marked in near ear, if branded not risible, reiy wild, about two years old. Will be sold June 17, noon. HANSON, (nearest Post-Office, Kooringa), J. Peak, jun., Poundkeeper.—One dark iron grey colt, small star, snip on nose, like ?M over gB near shoulder; one bay colt, small star, black points, like EH near shoulder, like 4 near thigh, head-stall on; one white bullock, ccek horns, like J near rump, like — over HQ- off ribs ; one red bullock, white on belly, tail, top of shoulders, and face, like J near rump. Will be sold June 17, at noon. HANSBOROUGH (nearest Post Office, Hansborough), Thomas Stodhart, Pound keeper.—One black or brown horse, aged, branded like HW near shoulder. Will be sold June 17, at noon. YARCO WlE (nearest Post Office, Yar cowie), David Down, Poundkeeper. — One chesnut horse, h...
NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, June 3. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 7 June 1878
2JEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, June 3. The Marquis of Normanby's Private Secre tary telegraphs that Wis Excellency knows nothing of the rumoured offer to him of the Governorship of New South Wales. Since yesterday there has been a severe gale along the coast, with heavy squalls and driv ing rain. Sydney, June 4. ; A number of German colonists have sent a telegram of sympathy to the Emperor, and expressed their fervent hopes for his speedy recovery from the wounds inflicted by the would-be assassin. The A.S.N. Company have received a tele gram stating that the steamship G-unga, bound from Hongkong to Sydney, had been ashore, and 300 tons of cargo had been jettisoned. The place where the stranding occurred is not mentioned. Adelaide town flour is quoted at £15 and country at £14 per ton. Wheat, 6s. 4d. Sydney, June 5. At a meeting of the Agricultural Society it was stated that it had been decided to ask the principal breeders of sheep if they were will ing to send ewes and rams of choice b...
MONTHLY CALENDAR—JUNE. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 7 June 1878
MONTHLY CALENDAR—JUNE. Day of Month and Week. Sun. Moon. Rises. Sets. Rises. Sets. A.M. p.m. A.M. P.M. Saturday 1 7 4 4 50 7 10 4 42 Sunday 2 7 4 4 50 8 5 5 45 Monday 3 7 5 4 50 8 55 6 54 Tuesday 4 7 5 4 49 9 39 8 8 Wednesday 5 7 6 4 49 10 19 9 19 Thursday 6 7 6 4 49 10 51 10 29 Friday 7 7 7 4 49 11 21 11 38 Saturday 8 7 7 4 49 11 51 A.M. Sunday 9 7 8 4 49 P.M. 0 45 Monday 10 7 8 4 49 0 20 1 52 Tuesday 11 7 9 4 49 0 54 3 2 Wednesday 12 7 9 4 49 1 25 4 10 Thursday 13 7 9 4 50 2 5 5 17 Friday 14 7 10 4 50 2 57 6 21 Saturday 15 7 10 4 50 3 56 7 17 Sunday 16 7 10 4 50 5 2 8 6 Monday 17 7 10 4 51 6 11 8 50 Tuesday 18 7 11 4 51 7 20 9 25 Wednesday 19 7 11 4 31 8 24 9 56 Thursday 20 7 11 4 51 9 23 10 24 Friday 21 7 11 4 51 10 21 10 49 Saturday 22 7 11 4 52 11 15 11 13 Sunday 23 7 12 4 52 A.M. 11 37 Monday 24 7 12 4 52 1 7 P.M. Tuesday 25 7 12 4 52 2 3 0 30 Wednesday 36 7 12 4 53 3 1 1 0 Thursday 27 7 12 4 53 3 39 4 41 Friday 28 7 12 4 53 4 58 2 31 Saturday 29 7 12 4 54 5 55 3 31 Sunday 30 ...
MELBOURNE. [From our own Correspondent.] May 27, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 7 June 1878
MELBOlTBtfE. [From our own Correspondent.]] Mav 27, 1878. The principal political interest of the past week has been [centred in the election for Warnambool, which took place on Tuesday ; last and resulted, as was generally anticipated, in favour of Mr. Francis, who secured 575 votes against Mr. Craig's 464. Speaking on the election the Telegraph says:—" Mr. Francis has experienced the difference be tween contesting a constituency where there was a fair field and no corruption, and fighting for a seat against roll-stuffing pro tected by Government, and whatever corrupt ing influences could be brought to bear. The hon. member for Warrnambool had also the advantage this time of not having a detach ment of the Ministry told off to play the part of electioneering touts before the convincing day, and assume the character of hon. detec tives during the polling, each man taking his station at a booth to watch the Government employes, and terrify them into voting for the Ministerial candida...