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NEWS OF DR LIVINGSIONE. Bombay, October 2, [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 5 November 1869
NEWS OF BE, LIVINGS I O^E. Bombay, October 2, Dr. James Kirk, civil surgeon of Zanzibar, I has written a letter to the Bombay Govern ment, stating that a caravan bad arrived at Zanzibar on the 27th August from the interior, bringing letters from Sjced Medjid'e agent at Unyajembe, in the Unyamuczi country, to our brother, urging him to send another box of brandy, a white man 1-aving reached TJgttvi, and he thought the white man might pass by the Unyayembe road between TJgirvi and Ihe coast, which is open and safe for small bodies, of men. [Native messengers have also arrived, who say. that Dr. Livingstone is at TTgirvi, wh:ch is one month's travelling distance from tjnjayembe. Another caravan ie expected to reach Zanzibar in a month..
LATER EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN NEWS. (From the Melbourne Argus.) [Reutor's Telegrams per American Cable.] London, September 17. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 5 November 1869
LATER EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN NEWS. (From the Melbourne Argus.) [Reutcr'a Telegrams per American Cable. J London, September 17. Mr. Price has been appointed sole liquidator of the Albert Assurance Company, and Mr.. Kirby, the Managing Director, has resigned. Mr. Knox, the Magistrate, of Marlborough street, has granted a summons against Mr. Kirby and the other Directors for. conspiracy. Philadelphia, September 11. In the Avondale Ccal Mine,. 108 bodies have been discovered. The colliery has been tho roughly explored, and no other bodies have been found. There is a total'loss of 110 lives, not 200 as previously reported. [Per French Atlantic Cable*} New York, September 9. A severe 8form raged yesterday in the -New England States,, destroying and unroofing; numerous churches and other buildings. The damage is estimated at over 1^00,000 dollars. The American Press comments at great length on Canadian, affaire, and generally predicts aru early separation of the British-American colo nies f...
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. FRIDAY, OCT. 29. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 5 November 1869
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. FRIDAY, OCT. 29. The Electoral Bill was considered in com mittee. The Minor Offences Procedure Bill was fur ther considered in committee. The Police Bill was farther amended in corn mitteri, and the bill reported. TUESDAY, SOY. 2. A long discussion took place on the amalga mation of the Post-office and Telegraph depart ments. The Real Property Act Amendment Bill was read a second time and taken into committee. The estimates were further considered in committee of supply. * The reports of the Minor Offences Procedure Bill and the Police Bill were agreed to, and the third reading fixed for next d»y* WEDNESDAY, NOV. 3. Mr. Reynolds's motion respecting the free list was discussed at some length, and the debate adjourned. Several bills were advanced a stage.
LOCAL COURT—CLARE. TUESDAY, November 2. FULL JURISDICTION. (Before Messrs. McDerm[?], S.M.; E. B. Gleeson, S.M.; and W. L. Beare, J.P.) PALMER V.BINNY. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 5 November 1869
LOCAL COURT-CLARE. TUESDAY, Noyembeb 2. FuLIi JURISDICTION. (Before Messrs. McDermot*, S.M.; E. 33. Glee?on, S.M.j and W. JJ. Beare, J.P.) PAiaiER Y. BIXNY. Claim for £48, lawyers feos la- conducting a case in ihe Supreme Couj.% in which Binny was plaintiff. Mr. Benham appeared for the plaintiff, and Mr. Hosier for the defendant. C, Palmer deposed : I am a solicitor, residing and practising in Kapunda. I know the de fendant; I did some work for him. That document is a duplicate copy of the work done at his request. A bill of particulars was for warded 10 defendant on 13th Januaiy last. The one produced is the original which was forwarded at that time; a letter accompanied it. That produced is the same. I received a letter from defendant, signifying that he would call at my office iu Kapunda. I saw him afterwards in Clare, when he said the bill somewhat sur prised hinij but if time were allowed he would see about it. While the defendant's case was being conducted in the Supreme Court...
ANNIVERSARY OP THE WESLEYAN SUNDAY SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 5 November 1869
ANNIVERSARY OP THE WES LEYAN SUNDAY SCHOOL. The fourieenth anniversary of the Wesleyan Sunday School was celebrated on Sunday and Monday laBt. On the Sabbath two very earnest end impreesive sermons were delivered bv the Kev. C. H. Goldsmith, the congregations on both occasions beirg large. In the afternoon the children were examined, and considerable satisfaction was expressed at the result, as the numerous questions aBked were answered with » quickness and correctness that evinced great care ^Ti the part of the teachers. About half past two o'clock the following day the Sunday . scholars assembled in the school, and afterwards marched in proceeeion through the town, headed by two stout lads carrjing a banner between them. Meanwhile several ladies were busily engaged laying out a bountiful spread of various good things in the Town Hall, in which direc tion the juveniles bent their steps, evidently anticipating the treat that awaited them ; and -they were not disappointed, for euch a...
PARLIAMENTARY. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. TUESDAY, NOV. 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 5 November 1869
PARLIAMENTARY. 1 LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL, TUESDAY, NOT. 2. > . The Hon. H. Mildred presented a petition signed by 700 persons, praying for a railway from K>punda to the Murray. The Hon. E. Solomon, in order that the proposed dismissal of ihe Poetoias er-Qeneral might ba d:seuasfd, moved that the House at its rising: adjourn until the following day. The motion was lost. The Li&lt;eased Victuallers Bill was under dis cussion when a count-out took' place, and the House adjourned. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 3. The Chief Secretary stated that the Govern ment intended to enter into communications with the Governments of the other colonies on the subject of the proposed conference. He also informed the Houae that the Bill to grant relief to the pastoral leasees was under revision.
POLICE COURT—CLARE. THURSDAY, NOV. 2. (Before Mr. McDermott, S.M) [?] V. P. SINCLAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 5 November 1869
POLICE COURT-CLARE. Thuespay, Nov. 2. (Before Mr. MeDermott, S.M ) EYfiE V. P. SIJfCLAIB. 1 be defendant was charged by E. «L Eyre, Crown Lands Ranger, with unlawfully depas turing certain cattle on the waste lands of the Crown. Fined 5a. EYRE V. BICHABDS. Ibis case was similar to the preceding, and the defendant was fined 5s. EYRE Y. KUPKE. Defendant was charged with unlawfully cat ting timber on the waste lands of the Crown. His Worship considered the cess proved, and fined the defendant 20s. and costs, EYEE Y. W. H. BOBEBTS. Defendant was charged by the Crown Lands Ranger with unlawfully depasturing certain cattle on the waste lands of the Crown. Fined 5s. WEDNESDAY, NOY. 3. (Before E. B. Gleeson, Esq., S.M.) . WELSH Y. Cr YI2TET. Mary Welsh was charged with assaulting Mary Cavinet at the Hummocks, and pleaded guilty. She was fined 20s and costs. His Worship said it was r great pity they could not settle any trivial disagreement with out coming 30 miles to a Court. DliUKKENNESS. ...
THE GOLDFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 12 November 1869
THE GOLDFIELDS. The Barossa correspondent of the Evening journal, writing ou the 4th instant, asje: .'The oiggings are very quiet just now, and like)j to remain bo for a few weeks at least. I bear very few complaints of want of success j at afcy rate not more than usual; but of course faming and shearing operations have drawn a good number away. This is one of the advan tages of a gold-field, that it is available when other employ ments are slack. At the same time, it is the fettled digger that can alone be depended upon, as a rule, for making fresh dis coveries. This class, too, furnishes the best speculators. Some of the diggers keep eeverel wages men constantly at work, occasionally in prospecting, though it is the general opinion that there is not sufficient encouragement given to this impoitact branch of mining work; con sequently it is followed to a very limited extent. There cannot surely be two opinions that every reasonable inducement should be held out to eDComace this rea...
ORIGINAL POETRY. THE REMORSE OF SYR GRAYTHE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 12 November 1869
ORIGINAL POETRY, THE BEMOBSE OF SYB GRAYTHE. Why wanders Sir Gray the at the dead hoar of night, And fhirere, and mutters, and starts with affright ? Groaning deep, as though Hell had hie heart spring* unbound, Ai d the Fiends a resting-place in him had found ? Moaning low to the winds as he wrings his gaunt hands, And looks furtively round as he shuddering stands MSeath the swift-sweeping clouds and the ghastly-grey moon, How he writhes with the terror, and prays that: a boon, A boon fir^m high Seav'n may be granted him | yet, Tho* his lost soul will roam when his grim corpse is set In the stark stroke of Death; and his blood' etsioed heart Is yielding a feast for the ghouls; that will part Ifiom him nevermore, till the debt he shell pay Un the Day of All-Judgment, that terrible day! Still JSjr Gray the must do penance till the Geath shriek of Time, And atone, aye. for ever, his horrible crime! HENBY Llddle. Adelaide, Nov. 4,1869.
LOCAL COURT—AUBURN. SATURDAY, Nov. 6. (Before Messrs. M. McDermott, S.M.; P. MacNamara, and C. R. Groode, J. P.) FULL JURISDICTION. SOWTON V. ASHTON. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 12 November 1869
LOCAL COURT-AUBURN. SATURDAY, NOT. 6. (Before Messrs. M. McDermott, S.M. MacNarrmra, and C. £>. Groode, J. P.) FULL JUBISDICTION. BOWTOIT V. ASH.TON. Claim for £45, due on a biii of exchange. Mr. Williams, with Mr. Emerson, for plaintiff j Mr. Gower for the defendant, who pleaded that he had executed a deed of assignment under the Insolvent Act to Mr.' Arthur King. On plaintiff proying the bill of exchange, the defen dant's attorney produced the deed, whereupon some diecus&ion arose as to its validity without proof from the Gazette or other source that the required notices had been given. Ultimately the case was adjourned till next Court dayf SOWTOJT V. HODGES. Claim for £4912s. 5d., due on an acceptance. Messrs. Williams and Emerson for plaintiff; and Mr. Benhacq for defendant, who pleaded that he did not accept the said bill, payment, and satisfaction. In this case it appeared the defendant's wife accepted the bill sent by the plaintiff for her husband's signature; the ...
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. THURSDAY, Nov. 4. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 12 November 1869
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. THURSDAY, NOT. 4. A petition was presented in favor of a railway connecting Blanchetown and Port Adelaide. A bill to amend the Waterworks Act wat introduced and read a first time. The estimates were further considered in committee. FRIDAY, Nov, 5. Mr. Butt's report on South-Eastern drainage was ordered to be printed r A motion relative to the Patent Company Company and deepening operations at the Port was carried. A motion for the introduction of a bill to add a line from Ghimeracha to Williamstown to t he schedule of mam lines was negatived. The Beal Property Act Amendment Bill was considered in committee. Adjourned till Wednesday. Gar-driver (to party who has been standing treat): " Thank yer honor; sure I feel quite another man after that-and he's a mighty da* un, too J"
PARLIAMENTARY. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. THURSDAY, Nov. 4. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 12 November 1869
PARLIAMENTARY. LEGISLATIVE COUJSCIL. THUBSDAY, NOV. 4. The Minor Offences Bill and the Police Bill were read a first time. A motion for the production of correspon dence between the Q-overnment, Superintendent of Telegraphs, and Postmaster-General, on the subject of the amalgamation of the Postal and Telegraphic departments, was carried. The Hon. J. Crozier's motion for dispensing with the services of the Surveyor-General was lost. A motion for a complete report and all cor* respondence respecting the inland mail contract for the year 1870 was carried. The Contagious Diseases Bill was passed through committee. TUESDAY, NOV. 9. The Chief Secretary stated that the question of the proposed Conference of Colonial Dale gates in London was still under the considered lion of the Government. A motion relating to closed and sold «urvevc-d roads was carried. The Contagious Diseases Bill and the Public Works and Immigration Bill were thrown out.
ARTIFICIAL HARVESTING. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 12 November 1869
ARTIFICIAL HARVESTING. The proverbial uncertainty of the English climate has induced one of the most successful agriculturists to call the attention of the public, in the daily press, to an arrangement for artificial harvesting. The gold medal of the Society of Arts, and a prize of 50 guineas, have been given to the inventor of this aid to the garner. The process employed consists in the use of a fan, which drives air, heated to the temperature of above 300 deg. Fahrenheit, through the grass as it is cut, thus rapidly extracting 60 out of the 75 per cent, of water which it contains, and leaving a sweet dry hay, charged only with its proper quantity of 10 per cent, of moisture. For corn, a perforated cone is made use of, on which the sheaves are impaled, and the heated air rushes out from the centre, carrying the superfluous water away with it. It is stated, on chemical authority, that the hay and corn which are dried by this rapid process, are superior in quality to such as are acte...
ROCHESTER. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT) November 2. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 12 November 1869
ROCHESTER. (FBOM OUR OWN COEBESPOSDENT ) November 2. This new township is just beginning to pre sent an agreeable appearance. Tfiere are two or three substantial buildings up, and another (a blacksmith's) in course of erection; and I have no doubt more would be added had we not such a bad prospect of hardest. We have had some splendid rains during the last month, which saved the crops from entire destruction from drought; but while escaping one evil we have to contend with another still more serious. I refer to the grasshoppers, which are ravaging the crops fearfully, and cut down the wheat in such a manner, that I am afraid the farmers will reap but little benefit off the land where they are committing their depredations. The majority of the wheat crops on Bungaree Plains will not average more than six or seven bushels per acre, if so much. ** Red rust has made its appearance further north, but is not very prevalent as yet; the grasshoppers, however, intend to destroy what rust doe...
LADYBIRDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 12 November 1869
LADYBIRDS. Ramsgate, Broadstairs. and the sur rounding1 country, and many parts of Margate, were visited with countless millions of the insects known as lady birds on Friday and Saturday lost. On Sunday morning- the streets and roads in and about Ramsgate and Broadstairs, and the dresses of all persons going into the open air, were covered with them. Opposite the market-place in Ramsgate men were shovelling them down the large grating into the sewer. So thickly were they spread over the ground that the streets seemed covered with red sand. The people coming out of St. George's Church, Ramsgate, at 10 minutes before 1 o'clock on Sun day were covered with the insects before they had proceeded many yards. In the metropolis on Sunday, and particu larly in Westminster, near the Abbey, in Paadington, and in Stratford, vast swarms of these insects were seen, and children were collecting them in their hands and filling paper bags with them. On* Monday and Tuesday the footpaths in Stepney we...
The Northern Argus. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 12 November 1869
milium gjups. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12,1869. THE racing* spirit of South Australia appears to be almost effectually ex tinguished through the Adelaide Club becoming defunct. It was usual for i the lovers of the turf in the neighbor hood of Clare to hold their annual meetings on the 9th of November, that day being a public holiday; and the inhabitants looked forward with great pleasure to the coming events-for it is a well-established fact that the Clare races have been only second to those held in the metropolis. This year, however, the usual treat has not been forthcoming; the 9th of November has come and gone, with little or no amusement. The question might reasonably be asked, How is it that the annual meeting has not been held? Surely those who in former years ad vocated and supported them have not 1 become so downcast at the winding-up 1 of the Adelaide club as to withdraw j their assistance. This district is well t able to support a racing club of its own, , fjitirely independent o...
MINTARO. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) November 4. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 12 November 1869
&lt; MINTARO. (FROM OUR OW3ST CORRESPONDENT.) November 4. There is nothing of importance transpiring in thiB rather out-of-the-way township at pre sent. The agriculturists in the surrounding district are busily engaged hay-making. On Monday, 1st hist., a temperance meeting, in connection with the Becliabite Test, was held in the Wesleyan Chapel. Mr. John Murdoch presided on the occasion, and several gentlemen addressed the meeting, who, I think, advocated the merits of temperance with suc cess, giving general satisfaction to the audience. The attendance was very fair.