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KAPUNDA. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT) September 22. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 24 September 1869
KAPUNDA. (FBOM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT ) September 22. We were visited on Saturday and Sunday with some very refreshing showers, which have somewhat revived the wheat in the neighbor hood^ Considerable anxiety was entertained in respect to the coming harvest, as nearly all the crops were withering; but the rain has put the farmers in good heart. To-day having been set apart for thanks giving, nearly all the shops were closed, and it made the town assume a sabbatical appearance. The Ghas Company has nearly finished laying down the pipes, and it is expected that in about three weeks some of the shops and places of worship will be lighted up. Business is very dull. GOD BLESS THE DUKE OE Abo^tm. !--Among the telegrams published in the papers lately we find one from the North, to the effect that" the Laird was scratched at 10.15" on that morning, and consequently did not come to the post. To which member of the Scottish nobility does this interesting fact refer? The following conversation ...
ORIGINAL POETRY. ON A BURIAL AT BUNGAREE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 24 September 1869
^ ORIGINAL POETRY, ON A BURIAL AT BTJISGAB-EE. BY EDWABD ALLEN. Only a day returned from fat*, Chance led me past the ground That's set aside for funeral rites ; On church's sacred mound. The morn was heavy, dark, and di ear, And misty clouds were hovering low,\ And church's spire was hid from view, By thiek'ning vapors rising slow. A lonely workman plied his pick, With heavy blows on graveyard's soil, In fashioning out the gloomy home Of one who'd finished earthly toil. I stopped, enquiring who had gone Beyond earth's furthest limit's end, And from his l;ps in answer fell The name of one who'd been my friend. The time-made sexton stayed his work, And told me how the dead had died j The widow and her nestling brood, How bitterly they mourned and cried. How long In painful sickness he Faithful to duty clung so feet, Watching with care Mb fleecy flock, E'en to the day he watched them last. And then of how he ling'ring lay, In humble cot upon the hill; And how at length he passed away ...
WATERVALE. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT) September 23. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 24 September 1869
WATERVALE. (FROM: OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT ) September 23. The way some of our townsfolk bare been treated by the Committee of the late Trades man's Ball in Clare is, to say the leaet of it, new in the annals of etiquette. I give the story as told me by the parties concerned. Some time ago two gentlemen-one of them stating he was hon. see. to the Ball Committee-came to Watervale. and sold a ticket to admit one gentleman and two ladies to the ball, which was presented by the purchaser to her son (a married man). On receiving a letter from the Committee asking who would make use of the ticket, this gentleman wrote stating that as his wife was not well enough to go, his youngest sister only would arail herself of it accompanied by himself, This produced an answer from the Committee to the effect that the young lady would not be admitted if she went. The parties then demanded an explanation and the return of the money; the latter was sent, but not the former. Now, this is an unmanly insult...
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. FRIDAY, SEPT. 17. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 24 September 1869
HOTJSE OF ASSEMBLY. FBIDAY, SEPT. 17. A petition was presented, praying for the reinstatement of Mr, Castle as Stipendiary Magistrate at Mount Pleasant. Mr. Baker's motion referring to the Auditor General was postponed. On the motion of Mr. Carr,a return respecting the valuation of improvements in agricultural areas was ordered. Mr. Blyth's motion relating to certain Volun teer Regulations was agreed to. The correspondence and papers relating to the recent changes in the English financial business of the Government were ordered to be | produced. The report of the Committee of the whole House upon Standing Orders affecting Private Bills was agreed to. TUESDAY, SEPT. 21. Mr. Neales presented a petition from 27 in dividuals representing Clare, Upper Wakefield, and Saddleworth districts, praying for a special grant for the Auburn and Sadddleworth road. The Protection to Justices Bill was received from the Legislative Council without amend ment. The debate on the Hon. T. Reynold's want o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 24 September 1869
OTICE TO AD VEBTISEBS. The Scale of Discounts on repeated advertise ments in the Northern ARGTJS is as follows: Thirteen insertions ... 16 per cent Twenty-six insertions... 25 per cent Fifty-two insertions ... 33 per cent Printed by the proprietors, CLODE & Tubeooit, every Friday morning, at the * Northern Argus" Office, Lennon street, Clare, Soi^th" v AuBtrelia.
CLARE AMATEUR DRAMATIC SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 24 September 1869
CLARE AMATEUR DRAMATIC SOCIETY. The houses which last week honored the fifth teries of performances of the Clare Amateur Dramatic Society were very unlike those nume rous assemblies we have been accustomed to see at previous entertainments ; and, no doubt, there were several reasons to account for the paucity of attendance. First and foremost, the dull times and unfavorable prospects of the season disheartened a great many, while the withdrawal from the club of two or three of its best members deterred others. The perform ances, however, were something to excite more than ordinary interest, even under the most common circumstances. Sir Bulwer Lytton's comedy of " Money" is one which the most indifferent company could not murder, and which average acting may make enjoyable. The cast on Thursday and Friday evenings had several strong points, and no positely bad ones. Mr. Jarman portrayed Evelyn in his own fashion, which, if not the purest style of comedy, is something not far off. He ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 24 September 1869
Op THURSDAY, OCTOBER?, at 2 o'clock. ON THE GROUND. ?/ HOYLETON, HOYLES PLAINS. A ST HUB KING & GO.1 will Bell by auction on the Ground, on Thursday, the 7th day of October, 1869, at 21 o'clock. The TOWNSHIP of HOYLETON, abcut 6 miles from Auburn, situa'e on Hoyles Plains, at the TerruinuB of the Tramway from Fort Wakefield, being portions of Sections NOP. 102 and 103 in the Hun dred of HalL ThiB Township, from its admirable site, will be the grain market for the district, and will secure the business of the cjuntry for miles round. Good Soil and excellent Water. Real Property Act Title At the Same Time and Place, will be sold a VALUABLE QUARRY (opened) of excellent Stone for Building Purposes, situate on Section No. 8, about one mile from Hoyleton. Plans and particulars can be obtained from Messrs. Knox and Thrupp, Solicitors, 92, King William street, Adelaide, and from the Auc tioned, at Auburn, Watervale and Clare. Terms-One-third Cash; Balance by Ap proved Acceptances at...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 24 September 1869
QLASE STEAM FI-OUBl AND CHAFF MILLS, CHARLES KIMBER, PBOPBIETOR. Flour, Bran, Pollard, Chaff, and Crushed Corn always for sale. f - ABD C. BECKMANN, WHOXESASE AOT> RETAIL BUTCHERS AND SAUSAGE MAKERS, MAIN STREET, CLARE.. Established 1855. R N BR E W E R Y. ^TTBIT The BEST XXX PALE ALE and PORTER In the colony are to be had at THE AUBURN BREWERY. AP A E T K E , . Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer, CLARE. N.B.-FUNERALS FURNISHED on the most reaeonable terms. JAMES GREENWOOD, CHEMIST, AND DRUGGIST, BOOKSELLER, STATIONER, AND NEWS AGENT. MAIN STBEET, CLABE. p E E C Y W. DYER, CHEMIST and DRUGGIST, KOORDffGA, BURRA BURRA. XX ' ^ A w s a N , SADDLER AND HARNESS MAKER, KOORINGA J BERNSTEIN, TAILOR, PROFESSED TROUSERS AND BREECHES MAKER, MAIN t TKEET, Ci^ake. All orders executed on the shortest notice, and most reasonable U rtne. All sorts of Sewing Machines repaired. J M c C A U L , WATCH AND CLOCK MAKER, CLARE, iT. T~. H. H O S I E R, SOLICITOR, TOWN HALL, CLAKE. MOKEY to LEND. W E L L S ,...
THE MARKETS. ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 24 September 1869
THE MABKE IS. ADELAIDE. Wheat, 7a Flour, £16 to £17 CLARE. Wholesale Wheat 5- 8d Flour, £15 per ton of 2000 lba Bran, 2s per bushel Pollard, 2B per bushel Chaffj 8s Fresh butter 12d per lb Potted but'er, lid Eggs, 6d per doz. . Bacon, 8d per lb Ham, 9d. Cheese, none Potatoes, 9s 6d
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 1 October 1869
OTICE TO AI> VERTISER8. The Scale of Discounts on repeated advertise ments in the NORTHERN ABOTS is as follows Thirteen insertions ... 36 per cent Twenty-six insertions... 25 per cent Fifty-two insertions ... 33 per cent Printed by the proprietors, CLODS & TILBBOOX, every Friday morning, at the "Northern Argus" Office^ Lennon street, Clara, Smith Australia.
THE DINNER. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 1 October 1869
THE DINNER. The dinner which wound up the affairs of the day was provided by host Bleechmore in his usually excellent style, and held in Mr. P. Badcock's corn store, opposite the Hieing Sun Hotel. This being satisfactorily disposed of, the President r f the Society, £. B. Gleeeon, Esq., who occupied (he chair, proposed the usual loyal toast*. The Hon. Th s. Hogarth, M.L.C.; Mr. Bright, M.P.; and the Hon. J. Hodgkiss tendered apologies for the non-at tendance ofjtfr. W. Everard, M.P.; Mr. Cr. S. Kingston, M.P.; Hon. J. Crczier, M.L.C. j Mr. J. Riddoeh, M P. j and Mr. W. Duffield. Mr. WILES proposed the two Houses of Parliament, coupled with the names of the two members for the district, Messrs. Kingston and Bright. He said they were gentlemen who had considerable ability and skill. He also referred to certain members in the House en deavoring to impose additional taxation upon the working classes, which he considered was altogether unnecessary, and he was positive their representativ...
SUMMARY OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 1 October 1869
SUMMARY OF fcEWS. The Irish Church Bill has passed, and received the Royal assent on the 26th July The Lords at first refused to endorse the Com mon^ ' amendments, and threw that on the preamble out by a tremendous majority. The gravity of the situation then became apparent, and Lord Cairns and Lord Grranville met and announced that the Commons1 amendment should be adopted. This was done on the 22ud July, and on the 23rd the Bill finally left the Commons without a division, everjbjdy being in good humor. The Irish Bishops have met, and it is deter* mined to call a Sjncd composed of clergy and laity equally, to fix the future constitution of the Free Church. The English Bishops have made themselves very unpopular by the part they have taken in the Irish Church question, and a motion for their expulsion from the House of Lords was to have been brought before the Commons, but was defeated by time. The Queen is going to Balmoral, where Mr. Bright has been invited to spend a few days. Th...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 1 October 1869
LATEST TELEGRAMS. The " Official Gazette" of St. Petersburg announces the suppression of the rebellion of the Khirg'z tribes. It is reported that the Spanish Crown will be offered to the King of Portugal; the basis of the union to be on the same principal as that between Austria and Hungary. The great Ebor Handicap at the York Races was won bj Fort una. Mar?ha1! Nieldied at Paris, August 15. The Emperor Napoleon has granted a com* plete amnesty to all political Press offenders. The Emperor suffers from rheumatism, in consequence of which he had delegated to the Prince Imperial the duty of distributing the priz s to the troops at Chalons. Carlist bands still appear in Spain. Nume rous arrests have been mace, and two chiefs have been shof. The Turkish Budget has been published, and exhibits a deficit of two millions sterling. The Grand Vizier of Tut key had addressed to the Viceroy of Egypt a letter of rebuke for inviting foreign Sovereigns to the opening of the Suez Canal in his own ...
AUBURN SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 1 October 1869
AUBURN SHOW. The thirteenth annual Show of lire stock, j daiiy produce, grain, &c., in connection with the Northern Agricultural Society, took place in Auburn on Thursday, September 23. The weather was most delightful for the occasion, the d*iy being bright, and a very refreshing breexe counteracted the effects of rather ft hot sun. Early in the forenoon a large concourse of individuals were wending their way towards the centre of attraction, and continued pouring into the town from all quarters until 2 o'clock, when about 1,500 spectators had congregated to witness the proceedings. The township itself presented quite a gay and lively aspect, being crowded with a moving mass of human beings, whilst flags were floating in tlie braze irooi almost every hou e. About 1 o'clock his Excellency Sir James EerguBSon, accompanied by his aid-df-camp and several gentlemen from the metropolis, arrived. Be was enthusiastically and loyally received by the p&lt;ople. On ascending th...
COMMER[?]IAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 1 October 1869
COMMER IAL. The values of the aggregate exports for the month exhibit an increase, Those (o Adelaide amount to £119,074, giving an increase of £60,309 on the former month. The money market is firm, and Colonial securities had improved. The Banks have lowered their terms for deposits. The Board cf Trade returns of exportations for June show an improvement of 20 per cent, as compared with June of last year. Sou h Australian Securities (1893-1908) are quoted at 110 to 111. The woof sales commenced oa August 12. The arrivals compriee&r-Sydney and Queens land, 33,051 bales; Port Phillip, 39,729; Ade laide, 13,495; Swan River, 597; Ta-mania, 834; New Zealand, 55,197. The sales pro* ceeded satisfactorily, and the closing rate of the May-June series were fully maintained. Vic torian fleece and scouted brought Is 8£d.; greasy, 9£d. P.-jduce Market.-Tallow in good demand } best assortments advanced 6i to 9d. Salted Hides are 0£d dearer all round, with a likeli hood cf further advance....
The Nonthern Argus. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 1 October 1869
ik glrps. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15 1869. In consequence of devoting an entire page to the Auburn Show, and several columns to English news, our leading article is held over. At the meeting of cricketers on Wednesday night it was resolved to revive the old club this season ; aleo to pay the old debts, amount irg to about £2, It was further resolved that the entrance fee for the coming season should be 5s, with a subscription of Is per month. The usual monthly meeting of the Band of Hope was held on Wednesday evening in the Weelejan schoolroom. The attendance of juveniles was very fair, there being about 50 present. Addresses by several gentlemen were delivered, after, which nine persons signed the fledge. The meeting closed with prayer at an early hour. - ; We hare to remind those parties who have not paid their rales that after to-day proceed ings will be taken to recover the same; and de faulting ratepayers will be prohibited from voting at the r.ext elec :ons, At the last meeting of the...
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. FRIDAY, SEPT. 24 [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 1 October 1869
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. FBIBATJ SEPT. 24 The debate on Mr. Reynolds's motion-"That the financial policy of the Government is unsa tisfactory to this Houbej" and M-. Blyth's amendment-" To strike out all the words after * Government,1 with the view to insert in lieu thereof,* will be best considered in Committee of the whole House on themotion of ihe Hon. Trea surer, Order of the Day No. 3'"-wa3 resumed. Mr. Townsend also moved an amendment " That any great increase of taxation at the present time would be injurious to all claBseB of the community, and farther retrenchment is necessaty; and, in the event of any alteration being made in the tariff, araeles entering largely into manufactures should be placed on the free list." Mr. Bly th's amendment was carried, and that portion of Mr. Townsend's deprecating additional taxation aud recommending retrench ment was added to it. Tttbsday, SEPT. 28. The AttorBey-Groneral stated that theGovern ment had abandoned the new tariff, and intended poetp...
NEWS AND NOTES. Wednesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 1 October 1869
NEWS AND NOTES. BY AH ADELAIDE MAN, Wedre^day Evening. The adjourned debate on Mr. Reynolds's want of confidence motion, and Mr. Bhth's amendment-that t*»e financ*al policy of the Treasurer be considered in committee t.f the whole House-was concluded on Friday last. Mr. Chf riton commenced by reiterating a state ment made by him list session to the effect that be was not in favor of continual changes of Ministry, and would therefore vote fir the amendment. Mr. Riddoch follow el on the same fide, and remarked that the pystem of knocking off a per centege from the salaries of Government officers'with a view to retrench ment was a cheesepsr'ng policy and inconsistent" with efficiency, a sentiment with which most reasonable persons will concur. Messrs. Rogers, Hil', and Bower also spoke in favor of the amendment. Mr." Carr would vote for the motion, as in his opinion rothing could be mote unsatisfactory than the financial policy of the Government or at all events than the Treasurer's ad...