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KAPUNDA. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT) October 14. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 15 October 1869
KAPUOTA. (FBOJI OTTB OWN COBBESPOXDENT ) October 14. We bare had some splendid rains lately, the best that have fallen for the year, which have given the crops a healthy appearance. On Thursday last a very sad accident hap pened to one of the engin.-drivers at the mine. It appears that one of the bolts of the steam pipe was loose, and the man went to screw it up, when the belt broke and the steam blew the cap off, scalding him very badly in the face, one of bis eyes being severely injured. On Friday evening a very excellent lecture cn u Gambling" was delivered by the Bev. Mr. Day, Baptist Minister. The lecturer spoke at considerable length on the evil results arising from the practice, and warned ycunj men to ebun the skittle-alley and the card table. On Sunday the anniversary of the Bible Christian Chapel took place. Sermons were preached in the morning by Mr. J. Btneett, Wesleyan local preacher, and in the afternoon and evening by the Rev. J. Bock. On Monday the usual tea and publ...
THE GOLDFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 15 October 1869
THE GOLDFIELDS. The Baroeea correspondent of the Register, trriting on the 7 th, says: -" The event of the week lias been the anniversary cf the opening of this goldfield. Little else has been thought of bj a large proportion of those who take an interest in or are residents on these diggings. It is the almost universal opinion that, consi dering the decidedly unfavorable weather iii the earlier part of the day, the event was a decided pjicccBs. There is little doubt that had we been t*UAJUC09* A 11P1P 19 llkUC UUUUl UiD^ xiau tt v ucou favored with such weather as that of yesterday even the large gathering would have been still more numerous. Great praise is due to the hon. secretary and the working committee, as well as Messrs. Lowe and Newcomen, who behaved most liberally throughout, for their untiriug exertions, Unfortunately, there was a misunderstanding in two instance*, one being respecting the hack race, in which Campbell's Charlie was declared the winner. Great satis factio...
FAR NORTH. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT) Strangway's Springs, October 1. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 15 October 1869
FAR NORTH. (FKOM OTJB OWN COBRESPOUDEKT ) Strangwaj'E Springe, October 1. There is not much news of importance for me to impart on this occasion, the principal topic being the weather, which has of late been vers hot and sultry ; but on the 27th ult. there vera indications of a change. Heavy clouds were discernible in the north-west moving rapidly up overhead, while the distant roll of thunder was distinctly heard, and flashes of lightning seen; a heavy storm was anticipated. Expectation, however were blighted, as the quantity of rain that fell was only sufficient to lay the dust. But on the following morning a steady rain set in and continued for four hours, knd a heavy ehower fell to-day. There has not been sufficient rain to make the creeks run after all, but the grass is springing rapidly. Strict attention is being paid to the motto, *' Time is money," and shearing is being pushed rapidly forward, and after the wool is taken off the sheep's back it undergoes the process of washi...
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. FRIDAY, OCT. 8. THE FORT AUGUSTA RAILWAY BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 15 October 1869
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. FRIDAY, OCT. 8. THE FORT AUGUSTA RAILWAY BILL ! Mr. Town send moved-" That the House resolve itself into a Committee of the whole for the purpose of considering the motion-* That it is desirable to encoarage the formation of a railway from Port Augusta northwards, by increasing the amount of capital propoped to be expended per mile, and by a guarantee of interest thereon greater than that provided bj Act No. 20 of 1867.'" He assured the House that his only desire in bringing this forward j was to develop the resources of the Northern ' country, and he hoped, seeing that gentlemen of standing were connected with the effort to secure this object, that all references to stock jobbing would be avoided. The state of the case was this:-Mr. Wallace, learning that it was no use coming to the colony to offer to construct this line under Act 22 of 1867 without credentials, placed himself in communication with the Agent-General, who was quite satisfied with the bona fides of...
POLICE COURT-CLARE. TUESDAY, OCT. 12. (Before E. B. Gleeson, Esq., S.M.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 15 October 1869
POLICE COURT-CLARE. TUESDAY, OCT. 12. (Before E. B. GUeeBon, Eeq., S.M.) William Anderson was charged by Charles Yogel with obtaining money to the ralue of 5s. on false pretences. His Worship considered the charge sustained, and sentenced the pri soner to one month's imprisonment. Michael Loughlan was charged with being riotous and assaulting a person in Mr. Piper's bar, Mintaro. Fined 5s. for riotouB conduct, and 10s. for the assault. Joseph Costello was fined 20s. for using abusive language towards Mr. C. Piper, at Mintaro.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 15 October 1869
"^jpESLEYAN CHURCH, CLARE. The SUNDAY SCHOOL;''ANNIVER SARY in connection wiih the'above Piace Worship will be held 011 SUNDAY, 31st' OCTOBER, when TWO SERMONS will be preached-Morning at half-pest-10, and Even ing at 6 o'clock--by THE REV. C. H. GOLDSMITH. In the afternoon the Children will be examined on the Hietoiy of Joseph, and the CoLference Catechism. On MONDAY, let NOVEMBER, there will be a PUBLIC TEA iu the TOWN HALL at half-past 4, to be followed ty a PUBLIC MEEilJSGr, when Addresses w.U be given by the Reve. W. Davidson, A. Stubbs, C. H. Goldsmith, and other gentlemen. The Children will Sing several Select Piece* at each Sendee. BEAT INDUCEMENT TO WORKING ^ MEN AND OTHERS. FOR SALE, by Private Contract, ALLOT MENTS in the TOWNSHIP OF CLARE, adjoining Dr. Bain's, on the most Liberal Terms, viz., £1 per Lot down, and the balance by Monthly Instalments of £1. Also, other ALLOTMENTS in various parts of Clare, Armagh, and Atherly. Apply to ARTHUR KING & CO., Clare. Cla...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 15 October 1869
0LARE STEAM FLOUR AND CHAFF MILLS, CHARLES KXMBEB.J PROPRIETOR. flour, Bran, Pollard, Chaff, and Crushed Corn always for sale. Jg AND C. BECKilANN, Whoeesaix and RETAIL BUTCHERS AND SAUSAGE MAKERS, MAIN STREET, CLARE. Established 1855. ^UBFEN BREWERY. 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.-FCNERALS FURNISHED en the most reasonable terms. JAMES GREENWOOD, CHEMIST, AND DRUGGIST, BOOKSELLER, STATIONER, AND NEWS AGENT. MAIN STREET, CLARE. p E E C Y W^ DYER, CHEMIST AKI> DRUGGIST, KOORINGA, BURRA BURRA. JTJ D A W SON, SADDLER AKD HARNESS MAKER, KOORINGA. J BERNSTEIN, TAILOR, PROFESSED TROUSERS aND BREECHES MAKER, MAIN fcTBEET, Clale. All orders executed on the shortest notice, and most reasonable t&lt;rme. All sorts of Sewing Machines repaired. J M c C A U L , WATCH AND CLOCK MAKER, CLARE, ft. T. H. H O S I E B, SOLICITOR, Town HAIL, GLASS, MONEY to LEND. W E L L S , B*AKER...
THE MARKETS. ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 15 October 1869
THE MARKETS. ADELAIDE. Wheat, 5B 3d to 5s 4d Flour-No transactions to fix rates. CLABE. Wholesale Wheat 4s 3d Flour, £13 per ton of 2000 lbs Bran, Is 6d per bushel Pollard, Is 6d per bushel Chaflj £610s Fresh butter lOd per lb Potted butter, 9d Eggs, 6d per doz. Bacon, 6d per lb Hem, 9d. Cheese, English, la 3d Potatoes, 9s 6d
NEW PLAN FOR PRESERVING MEAT AND FISH. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 22 October 1869
NEW PLAN FOR PRESERVING MEAT AND FISH. In these columns on the 8th of May ast we drew the attention of our readers to the extraordinary results which are hoped for from the experi ments of refrigeration by the means of methylic ether. Without any other process than the simple reduction of the temperature (though not to freezing joint, which would injure the quality of the meat) we are assured that food in any quantity can be thus preserved fresh and good for long periods. M. Tellier, of Paris, in a letter to the Society of Arts in London, states that, commencing his experiments in the previous August, he thus preserved by cold alone during nine weeks fresh beef and mutton; during six weeks game with entrails undrawn; during three and five weeks fish not cleaned. And he says that the experiments might have been carried still further, as there was then no deterioration of the animal matter. By this process, which is de scribed as cheap and effectual, and free from danger, the hold of ...
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the "Government Gazette," October 14) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 22 October 1869
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. the "Government Gazette," October 14 ) Impounded at the public pound, Section 149, Spring Gully, in the ! hundred of Clare (Sevenhills nearest x>st-office)7 Jas.Dugan, poundkeeper Bay horse, white face, off front foot white, saddle marked, branded KY near shoulder; bay horse, branded like D near shoulder. If not claimed, will be sold November 8, at noon. Impounded at the public pound, Section 3040, Hundred of Kooringa (nearest post-office, Redruth), D. Mac namara, poundkeeper - W hite cow, 30th ears slit, like cc or ca off rump, ike GF over diamond near rump, has a roan and white bull calf, unbranded; strawberry heifer, near, ear slit, like ca off rump ; red and white cow, ears slit stump tail, like GF over o near rump, like cc or ca off rump, has a straw berry heifer calf, unbranded; one roan and white cow, H under ^ near rump, has a yellow and white calf, unbranded; roan and white steer, ears marked, like ca off rump, like c near ribs ; yellow and white stee...
The Hnthern Augus. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22,1869. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 22 October 1869
ibhc mtlup grps. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22,1869. SOME few weeks back this colony was in a perpetual state of alarm owing* to the prevailing dry weather, and serious forebodings were circulated in the yarious districts respecting1 the coming, harvest. It wa$ anticipated that there would not be sufficient grain in South Australia to sustain half its inhabitan ts, and a few inspired individuals predicted a total desertion of the colony. The fears of the colonists have, however, somewhat abated by the late refreshing rains, which have been general throughout the country, and although it arrived rather late for the wheat crops, it has been very beneficial to them, and the danger of starving, or living on "potted mutton" from the meat-preserving establishments, is no longer feared. Certainly some of the crops are in a very backward condition in various districts, more especially the hay, which is in most parts very short and light, and there is every proba bility of its realising a good price ne...
CLARE BRANCH OF THE BRITISH AND FOREIGN BIBLE SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 22 October 1869
CLARE BRANCH OF THE BRITISH AND FOREIGN BIBLE SOCIETY. On Monday evening the eighth annual meeting of the above Society was held in tbe Town Hall. There were not eo many present as had been anticipated, but still a very fair number assembled together on the occasion. Dr. Bain occupied the chair, supported on his right by the Rev. Dr. Tucker, agent for the Australian colonies, and on his left by the Rev. Mr. Davidson. The latter gentleman opened the meeting with prayer and the reading of the gospel. The Chairman, in a few well-chosen remarks -during which he explained the value of | Bible Societies, and mentioned that the first place in which he had witnessed its good effects was Smyrna-then introduced the Rev. Dr. Tucker; after which he called upon the Rev. Mr. Davidson to read the Committee's report. The latter gentleman then read the following interesting report; " The Committee of the Clare Branch of the British and Foreign Bible Society, in presenting the eighth report of this b...
AUBURN. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT) October 20. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 22 October 1869
AUBURN. (FilOM ova. OWN COliBBSPONDENT ) October 20. At the met ting of the Mutual Improvement Society held on Thursday tveniig last, an instructive sr.d interesting essay was delivered by Mr. McNeill, of TJndalya, on "The Month of August." Tne"ess>y was considered by the a etubers in their criticisms to be in subs'ance excellent, containing several historical facts, both ancient and ti&lt;odern. The president (Mr. J. H. Adameor) informed the members towards tne close of the meeting, that the time for pre* paring for the grand annual conversazione would soon crrive, and that it would be neces sary to remind the ladies who would be willing to take part in the came to commence with their fancy work in good time this year. The Bible Christian Sabbath School held it* anniversary on Sunday last, when the Rev. J. Hancock, of Kapunda, preached morning and evening, and also delivered an address in the afternoon. The evening's sermon took the character of a thanksgiving eetvice, a...
DISTRICT COUNCILS. CLARE. MONDAY, OCTOBER 18. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 22 October 1869
DISTRICT COUNCILS. GLlBE, MONDAY, OCTOBER 18. Present-All the members, Mr. J. W. Glee;on in the cbair. Minutes of last meeting were read and confirmed. The Clerk was instructed to serve not-icts and get in arrears as quickly as possible. It was resolved that the C'erk should write to the Cha rman of the Stanley District Council, intimating that the Clare District Council have passed the work at Trilling's Hil1, do not consider ic necessary to meet them, and respectfully request a cheque for the amount of £36 5s., half ths amount expended on the work. Also write in reply to their letter respecting boundary road, and state that Messrs. Bray and Hitchct-x will meet them on the ground on Tuesday, November 2nd next, if their Council are agieeable. Resolved that Mr. Hallett be allowed to remove sand from road by sections 56 and 53 near Mr. Bitch cox's. Mr. Dugan's application for repairs at Spring G-ully to be attended to when the Council are in funds. Resolved that the Clerk give notice ...
NEWS AND NOTES. Wednesday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 22 October 1869
NEWS AND NOTES. Br AN ADELAIDE MAN. Wednesday Evening. On Friday last a special meeting of the Ghamber of Manufactures was held in the Town Halt to discuss the advisability of peti tioning Pariianent to extend tbe free list of the tariff, with a view to assist local manufac tures. The Hon. J. Alor^hett occupied the chfcir. The Hon. X. Remolds said tie thought it was a very suitable subject for the Chamber to take up, and mmbers tiad n >w an opportu nity of seating what articles ihey considered should be placed on fie free list. Mr. S. Davenport said he wished to dispel a prevalent impression that the Chamber of Manufactures was a political body-their principles were not based on politics. By looking at the tariff they j would ste articles which might be admitted more free tl«a«i they were, or even altogether free, because they could manufacture them at less ca*t for their own consumption than the; could import them for. By having the raw material uuty free they could employ labor...
THE GOLDFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 22 October 1869
THE GOLDFIELDS. The BaroEsa correspondent of the Evening Journal thus write?:-"The application of the miner's right to the wh- le of the proclaimed goldfields of the cclony is a step in the right direction, and cannot fail to give satisfaction to the digging population. At the same ti*we it is to be regretted that it was not tnsde available for the whole of the Crown lands, and thus have given direct encouragement to prospecting, in which case all reasonable objections would have been removed; for v* ith this concession, very few I should imagine would have cavilled at the pricey especially if (as many maintain it should) the license were available from date to date. Between 30 and 40 miners' rights were taken out last week, many of the old licences having lapsed. There is very little ch»nge to report in the general aspect of the digging* during the week. Unless some discovery of importance takes place things are likely to remain rather dull till the advent of the expected machinery...
CLARE CORPORATION. MONDAY, OCTOBER 18. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 22 October 1869
. CLARE CORPORATION^ MONDAY, OCTOBER 18. Present-Tiie Mayor (»n the cliair), and Councillors LeFeuvre and Young. The minutes of last meeting were read and confirmed. GENEEA.il BUSINESS Several written applications were put in for the office of Inspector of Nuisances. Councillor, Young proposed " that the 3rd Clause of By-law No i be carried into effect, and all Councillors absent without a sufficient reason be fined accordingly." Councilor XieFeuvre seconded. Carried. Councillor LeEeuvre moved " that proper steps be taken to enforce payment of all rates in arrear." Councillor Young seconded. Carried. The Town Clerk mentioned that the Destitute Board bad behaved very shabbily, they having sent a notice, refusing to grant rations to two persons who were in very great need of assistance. Mr. Jar man (late Inspector) made a propo sition to the effect that he would fulfil the duties of Corporatic n Inspector, and work four days a week, to tlie end of the piesent financial year, for the s...
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, OCT. 19. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 22 October 1869
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. J TUESDAY, OCT. 19. | A message was received from the Governor recommending the appropriation of the Public Works arid Immigration Fund for 1869-70. Tbe Bill upon the subject was read a third time and passed. On the motion for going into committee of supply, Mr. Carr moved an amendment recom mending further retrenchment and a revision of the estimate*. The amendment was negatived. The Police Bill was considered in committee.