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ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 4 August 1866
ENGLISH NEWS. A serious fire had occurred at Manchester, by which railn-ay-station property worth a quarter of a million was destroyed. There had been another fire at Ottery St. Mary, Devonshire, by which 11G houses were destroyed. Stamps to the value of j£7,000 had been stolen from the Stamp Office, Manchester. There had been more deaths from cholera in Liverpool. The sailors in the port had struck for an advance of wages.
CANADA AND THE FENIANS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 4 August 1866
CANADA AND THE FENIANS. A body of 2,500 Fenians had invaded Canada, and were met by a party of volun teers, when a sharp engagement took place, in which the Canadians were routed. The Fenians had no artillery, and returned to Fort Eyre. The United States Government prevented the Fenians getting reinforcements. Some of them were afterwards captured by a gunboat of the United States Government ; some were shot by the British, and others captured and imprisoned. The leading General and Presi dent of the Fenian Brotherhood were also captured. There have been other small fights between the Fenians and Canadians at St. Alban's and Vermont, but the Canadians were again defeated. On the 10th June a brigade of English regulars charged on the Fenian forces located on the boundary line of Canada and Vermont. The Fenians were driven back into United States territory with a loss of 16 killed. The United States Government again inter fered, and the Fenian invasion was foiled. The Irish in New Yor...
THE PRINCE OF WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 4 August 1866
'SHE PHIXCE OF WALES. Ilia Soyal Highiip** Albert Edvrard — nur ? Kis£ apparent — has evidently been treadinsr j ?apon some corns of combined dignity and j spjf-estceia. Our future monarch, ii would ; fccm, likes a cigar but dislikes cere- ' xnonv — after dinoer. * He must be realising j already me meanings irmcn OHSKfpaare lias : \mt hito the mouth of that illustrious pie- ? decessor of his in the princedom of Wales, xviio, as a Prince roy-tered with old Jack ; Falslaff. but who, as King of England, won ' the battle of Agincourt. ' We gather from the papers received by the \ JaBt mail that the Prince of Wales was a guest : at the Ilojal Academy dinner, and such people as Lord Derby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Mr. Disraeli, and 3\Ir. Gladstone *vere also there. But of course the presence of all those notable gentlemen involved a ' large nmount of ceremony, which was not altogether acceptable to the j-outhful impulses of His Royal Highness, who was evidently : candid enough to mak...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. LATEST MURRAY AND DARLING NEWS. (Via Wentworth and Adelaide.) [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 4 August 1866
LATEST TELEGRAMS. LATEST MURRAY AND DARLING NEWS. (Via Wentworth and Adelaide.) 1 By Electric Tei.egi:aph. I [From our own Correspondent.] Latest intelligence from the Upper Darling states that the river is not rising. At Port Bourke it is as ^low now as it has been for the season. At Menindie it had risen an inch or two. The steamer Culgoa was close to Menindie on the 24th ult. There are 10,000 bales of wool above Menindie. It is believed that this season's wool cannot be got down either unless the Barrier Ranges track can be made available. High rates of freight are being offered for drays. Upwards of ^£35 per ton has been offered for cartage from Cuthero to Wentworth, but no drays are to be got. Mount Murcbison advices to the 23rd July state that rain was falling at Trurar, and that a rise of 16 inches had taken place near the Mount since the Thursday previous, and there had been no flood. The Wentworth line of telegraph will be open in a fortnight.
A QUERY. TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOUTHERN ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 4 August 1866
A QUERY. TO TOE EDITOR OF THE aOCTIHillN .AIM. US. Sir — Presuming your columns to be open for enquiring iut* public matters in wbiob all in the district are concerned, permit me a small space therein to ask tbe Chairman or Clerk of Port Klliot and Goolwa District Couccil whether the report be true or false that a certain ratepayer, holding vciy prominent positions in the colony, did or did not apply to the Council s-ome three or four years ag j i'.»i a poruuu ui luc ui&uiui, luiiuA t'j f.x.ucuce a WurK 111 which be is himself altogether interested, agreeing at same time to subscribe an equal amount in aid thereof; and if it be true that ti. is fair.e individual has pocketed the district funds intended to L-e so appropriated, and has left the work unexecuted. I am, Sir, yours, &c, A RATEPAYER. The New Tkamway Carriage — At last (!) we are able to announce the positive fkst appearance of the new carriage, but we suspect we arc indebted to His Excellency's visit for ha...
THE TRAMWAY INAUGURATION. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 4 August 1866
THE TRAMWAY INAUGURATION. Our report of the ceremonies associated with tbe inauguration of the new tramway works occupies a large portion of our space to-day, and we must reserve for another issue tbe comments that suggest themselves upon the sayings and doings of our distinguished visitors. Some food for reflection will be found in the speeches that were delivered at the luncheon on Wednesday, and the scarcity of victuals at the actual repast need not interfere with the proper enjoyment and digestion of the mental feast. Our readers will no douht sift out some grains of reason and good sense from the pyramids of fulsomeness and Oathos that n-ere heaped upon the sacrificial altar of vice- : regal courtesy and patience. For the present we roll o»]y congratulate the South upon the undoubted fact that the district is making itself heard in the high places of the land. There are still many abuses to be reformed, I many grievances to be redressed, and many wants to be supplied ; but earn...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 4 August 1866
Public Notices. SOUTHERN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. THE next MEETING of tl-.e Committee, to con sider the Prize List of the Ploughing Match mil Sh-«- of St-ckt veill be held at Smaliacombe's P.rt Klii.it Hotel, THIS EVENING (Saturday), A.ugu«t 4, at 3 p.m. EBENEZER WAED, Honorary Secretary. NOTICE.— PUBLIC HOLIDAY MONDAY, Angust Gti), heing PRINCE ALFRED'S HluTUpAY, tlio undersigned STOREKEEPERS hereby givo notice that they will CLOSE their :espective Louses of business oti that day. E. ITAHKINS, 1 A. F. RICH. ! Port P. C. GREAYEE, I Eiliot. ALEX. MIKHS, j THUS. GOODE, \r . GliO. EATON, j-Goolwa. KOT1CE TO MARINERS. VTOTICE is hereby given th-.t the MOORINGS L\ wiii be UEMOVEU from POUT EL' IOT j three mouths afftr tlifs dafrj. | G E. I!eMO!.E, Secret uy. J Marine ISnanl Ofijce- Port Adelaide, Jui:c21, 1SG6 DISTRICT OF PORT ELLI-.-T AND GOOLWA ?VPiTlCE. — At * ''a'''5'' M.vtii:e o t!-.- Rate-1 IS pavers, du'y hr'.d at 5Jn.n-.lo-- Oil '.I*.;--. ,y\ t!i-- Silih i'.'.s'a-ir, it was rtsnlv ?...
THE PANICS OF THE PRESENT CENTURY. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 4 August 1866
THE PANICS OF TIIE PBESEXT CENTURY. [From Trows1 Circular.'] The number of well-deSned and pnrely raonetarv panics that have been witnessed in the present century has Keen, including that of the past week, five. In ihe early part of the century there were numerous others — indeed, they ivztq ihsji of rapid occurrence: but. these, up to lslo, were all connected with Inn varyhig fortunes of war. It was in 1S26 that the first purely speculative panic took place. In ihe preceding year consols had steadily advanced from 84.J to 96£, and Ibis upward movement had been accompanied by a furor for the establishment of joint-stock companies of all description?. Mines in Mexico and other parts of South America were chiefly in favor ; but when the mania was at its height there was scarcely a con ceivable branch of occupation, from pearl I fishery in the Pacific down to the washing of linen and an equitable system of pawnbroking t atbeme, that was not organized in a prospectus, or that failed to ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 4 August 1866
TTIYERY PRIZE CERTIFICATE OF MERIT ..I A lias been awarded to the MESSRS. TUXFORD, IMPORTERS, North-terrace, *^^^^^^^^^^^S W$*tbk Adelaide, Since the formation of the South Australian Agricultural and Horticultural Society, for the Best asd Lakgkst Collection of IMPLEMENTS AND MACHINERY, Exhibited by MESSRS. TUXFOUD at the various Shows, including THE FEBRUARY AWARD OF THE PRESENT YEAR. MESSRS. TUXFORD Would further remark that their Stock of AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS and MACHINERY will continue to be found the AT THEIR ESTABLISHMENT, NORTH TERRACE, ADELAIDE. ? 00 ? MESSRS. TUXFORD acrain have the honor to announce that the Judges awarded ALL THE PRIZES offered by the South Australian Agricultural Society to the COMBINED REAPING AND MOWING MACHINES, exhibited at work at the Society's Trial, held October 11, 1SG5, by the MESSRS. TUXFORD, SOLE IMPORTERS, NORTH TERRACE, ADELAIDE. March, 18GG. DEBNETS FURNITURE WAREHOUSE. ? 00 ? ALWAYS ON SALE, A LARGE STOCK OF CEDAR FURMTURE Wei' Seasone...
GOOLWA SHIPPING. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 4 August 1866
GOOLWA SHIPPING. ARRIVED. Wednesday, August 1 — Queen, steamer, 50 tons, NickhiUs, master, from Wentworth. Thursday, August 2 — Providence, steamer, 70 tons, Anderson, master, from Wentworth. Passen gers — Mrs. Miller, Mrs. McLoud, and Mr. Botten. Cargo — 106 bales wool, JXP ; 12 do do, JD. SAILED. Friday, August I — Ladv Dalv, steamer, 100 tonn, Lindsav. matter, for Wentworlb, via Milang. Cargo — 1 hlf che^t tea. C in diamond; 4 pk^s. G; 22 do. A. R. and Co. ; 77 do, R. and Co., with M under ; 2 do, BL; 3S do, JP, with W under; 4 hales, JS; 4 cases, W. W. and Co. in diamond ; I pkg, address ; I do, GI ; 50 do, RR with T under: 8 'do, ID with M under ; 1 9 do, C. B. and Co. ; 1 case, BH in triangle ; 3 pkps. M. C. nr.d Co. in diamond; 1 An, C. B. and Co. ; 93 do, Tolarno ; 4 do, B. and Co. with M under ; 17 do, J. and J.P. ; 1 cabinet organ, llaudell ; 90 pkgs. A. K. and Co. ; 27 do, Berry and Co. ; 1 trunk, Woolcott. MISCELLANEOUS. The Providence arrived in LaHast fnim Went worth i...
CAPE JERVIS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 4 August 1866
CAPE JERVIS. The Analgista arrived on Monday, having a general cargo and some heavy castings for large pitwork and other mining material for the Talisker Mine. On account of an exceed ingly heavy surf some difficulty was ex perienced in discharging cargo. She took on board a quantity of silverlead ore, the produce of the Talisker Mine, and sailed on Tuesday for Port Adelaide. The weather in the locality has been a little finer during the last few days.
SHEEP BREEDING. SELECTION OF EWES FOR BREEDING. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 11 August 1866
SHEEP BBEED1N& SELECTION OF EWES FOR IiHEEmXG. There is not sufficient attention paid by those gentlemen who breed your flock ewes. I bold that the production of a better class of nock sheep depends very much ypon the farmers themselves. If they were to say, ' We will have none of your bare-polled ewes, with little or no wool on the belly or neck, and no wool under their tails, hut we will have those that possess wool, and of a quality of flesh which shall produce us gooi mutton, if not we will not have them at all,' breeders would produce them because they would know that they could not sell bad ones. POINTS OF A GOOD RAM. Tie ought to possess merits peculiar to liimself. He should have a good masculine countenance ; be ought to have his neck neither too long or too short, and placed upon his body as though it formed part and parcel of him. His breast ought to be well thrown in front, and wide and expansive between his fore legs. There is one thing which is being lost sight...
CURE FOR BLIGHT. TO THE EDITOR OF THE TASMANIAN MORNING HERALD. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 11 August 1866
CURE FOR BLIGHT. TO THE EDITOR OF THE TAS3LANIAN MORNING HEKALD. Sir — As iiie period approaches when apple blight requires to be particularly attended to. I a£rain publish, the recipe for iis cure, and one that has proved very successful In this district. To a jrallon of common black oil add one. pound of flour of brimstone and as much quick lime as will form a thick paste. The whole to be thoroughly mixed and applied with a Lrush to the diseased parts of the trees eo eoon as they ahed their leaves. The above quantity is sufficient for an orchard of 800 trees. The following recipe for tbe prevention of blight has been used with great efficacy, and rarely been found to fail. To eight gallons of water add a bar of common soap ami a quart of coal tar, the whole to be boiled and well mixed before being used. The young apple trees are to immersed for half a minute or so in this mixture, and whilst it is in a lukewarm state, or the mixture can be laid on with a brush to every part of the...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 11 August 1866
MISCELLANEOUS. Something like a Dairy Farm.— What wiiJ eur agricultural readers say when they read of a dairy farm of 3,000 cows for butter-makiug, and a cheese-njakiug plant of 1,000 cow capacity faB eq experiment ?) Yet there is such ta farm, if the Ccdiforaian Farmir speaks truly. .~ Our contem porary, in its issue of 15th Februair, reports: — ': Messrs. Shifters aud Howard er^ uuaoubted!y3,tbe largest dairy farmers in the world. They have a dairr farm in Mariu County,*Califoruia, known as the Point Reyes Ranch, on the coast, about 2o m-ea north of San Francisco, of over 71,000 acres of land, 40 000 of which is very choice dairy land, ar.d being bounded on three sides by salt water, receives^he benefit of the fogs aud moisture from the Pacific Ocean, which keeps tlie food good for dairy pypofis folly eight months in the year. The other 41,000 acres U a wild, and in many parrs, a heavily-timbered land, but some 10,000 of it is well adapted for eheop grazing, there being a herd of ...
DELAYS AT PORT VICTOR. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 11 August 1866
DEL\Y6 AT PORT VICTOF. The following letter baa ixen addressed to the euiior of the Rigitt-.r. The writer has evidently good grounds for complaint in the matter, and means csnnot be too soon adopted to remedy the cause of che evil complained of: — Si:- -On Tuesday morning, the 31st July, I at rived at Port Victor to load 200 tons flour foe Auckland, New Zealand. Seventy ions of the flout was ready at tbe Port ; the balance of ISO tous had to be brought down by tram from Middic-ton ; yet, notwithstanding the complaints made by the ir-T- chants. the agent, end mvself, the last of it was not down uutil G p.m. on Saturday. Tins delay, in my opiniou. requires to be inves tigated, as it seeni3 'perfectly inoustrous that vessels shouid have to wait in a really good port, as this most undoubtedly is, for a whole week for 200 tons ca:go, the wearier being fine the whole time (less two hours of rain). There would have been no difficulty in taking on board SO or 90 tens per day. The largest qu...