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TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 29 November 1861
TO COMESPd^liENTS. - * It is' desirable that communications should. be short and pithy; lengthy articles do not . suit oi)r space; matters of local ioterest are most ^ccepiable.; . No nonce can be taken of anonymous com . munications. 1 . All articles sent for insertion must .be authenticated by the nante and address of.the. ' writer-not as a " sine qua non "fir publica tion, but as a guarantee of good faith.' &lt; Correspondent? are particularly requested ' to write online side of the paper only. \
THE BORDER WATCH Published every Friday morning. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29TH, 1861. THE LIBERTY OF THE SUBJECT. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 29 November 1861
THE Published every Friday morning. FRIDAY, NOVE.M BER 29TH, 1861. j THE LIBERTY OF THE SUBJECT. SINCE that disastrous April afternoon, just a hundred and fifteen y«ars ago, - when the star of 'he Smart dynasty went down for ever amid the carnage- 'of Culloden, no pitched' battle has-been fought on British soil; While other lands less blessed have been subjected to the scourge of war, while every European territory besides has been overrun by the fire and ibe hail, the Island j of Great Britain has enjoyed the felicity of an unbroken peace. Oftiiis o.ur country men are-not unmindful, and for this they a re sincerely tbaukful* But as a set off auainst tbis immunity, there is an annuail sacrifice of life and limb from railways oh the scale/ of a considerable war, and the liuman figure divine is mangled and mutilated in a man lier not equalled by cannon shot of the des perate cavalry charge, . It i&lt; a melancholy tact that railway accidents in England are becoming e*eiy year ...
Correspondence To the Editor of the Border Watch. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 29 November 1861
v orrespondence To the Editor of the Border Watch,.. Sir,-I was astonished to see so many people at the Local Court on the 19ih jnst. I brieve there were ol least from 50 to 60 persons, litigants and witnesses including those for loss of lime and oilier expi'Bsts of some £20, thete being as I am creditably informed some, 22 cases." This looks very bad in a joung and thinly populated district. I-think most of the cqses originate in liiipous,-malicious flnd vindictive feeling?, and I think something mav he l»id to the changes of the flfppaat and irrtvelaut form of the oath.; I dare sav at least 25 per cent of the oaths taken here have but little influence on the parties making their statements. I wonder that the Scotch do uor insist for their form.of oath as well as the Ger mans, whose forms are much more se* ions and reveTvntial-tbink of a person who can not r to the most cummon questions I but thro' nn interpreter, taking the oath in . the most indifferent matiirerV while a China ma...
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 29 November 1861
Local Intelligence. DOST STORM.--On Monday afternoon j a iUt3den squall V ol great violence, which lasted fully half an; hour, blew the immense volume of dust, the legacy. of the past winter, iritoclouds which literally darkened the air, and resembled the blinding drift of a «n&lt; w s:orm. The fine impalpable volca' i»ic powder penetrated every door and win ; do win the township, and the stores especi ally must have suffered considerably in con sequence. To facie that storm on the' principal road was almost impossible ; and we could nt»i help deploring the want ' of macadumized streets, and the discomfort to ?which our townsmen during both divisions of the year, in winter ffom mud ah(J water, jud iu summer from dust. Surely it is lime that u something " were done, and that we^ may cherish the h«pe that there will soon be end of complaints which have now become wearisome.. NATIONAL SCHOOL.-The half yearly public exair jtiajfon of this school tooli place on Tuesday last in pr...
CAVOUR'S ESTIMATE OF NAP0LEON III. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 29 November 1861
CAViPUR'S ESTIMATE OF N:AP0«. - LfiON III. Of tbe cl avacler and policy of Louis .Nandleori'ftV.wjis acca#t°med;ic,8ipe«V«fih freedoni. No one had'bet:eropp&lt;>r Unities than Cavour of sounding their depths. He was the only livinp man. who had ventured t0 grapple with him! face to face, and - who had used him for his purpose. " The eatU mate he had formed of his capacity was not a high one but he fully admitted his fertK lily of resource, his physical and moral courage, and his knowledge o^ihe people he governs. "He has no definite policy,''he remarked to an English friend. " He has a number of political ideas floating in his mind, none of them matured. They would j seem to be convictions founded upon instinct. He will not steadily pursue any single idea if a serious object, present? itself* but -Willi give way and take up another;- This i? tha « mot de Venigme' to ttfc. policy. ;jlt > hy steadily keeping this in view that 1^ have succeeded in thwarting his designs, o...
MOSQUITO PLAINS. November 27, 1861. (From our own correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 29 November 1861
MOSQUITO PLAINS. November 27, 1801. ( From o u r'' owii cor res p oiident.) On Saturday a'pubjic meeting wa9 con vened in the > Court House for; the purpose of .taking into £onsideraiion a proposition made "by the Crown Lands Commissioner, fa refer" cnceto the exhumation and removal of the bodies buried in the present cemetery to a 'flew one about-to'fae laid'out by Govern nent. Mr. W. Macintosh occupied the chair. The following resolutions were proposed and car ried nem. con., viz. :-1. That it is not in .conformity with the wishefe of this me6tin^ to «xhume and remove ,the bodies of persona burnd in present cemetery. 2. That if the ?Government wish to EfUer th« siie of the .Ce t etny, Itv ould be in accordance wi h the wishes of the present meeting to enclose the o'd otif before opening the' new one for use at the |M«i>]ic expense. ' 3. That-these fesolu* iious be,forwarded to the Hon. the Cox mis . Moner olGrotin Lands, as a reply to his com-. «^.iiiica i.in o! Oth November...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 29 November 1861
I vHTi Undersigned fhas jast openedupa > ?' Large"and firstcjass selection ef Season* (. able Goods, conmifagof- . ? ? ; . ^ French and English Delaines ' v . Muslins » . . .iMohair Dresses ' Fancy Challi Dresses Barege Do. : :1' Tissuearid Cloth Mariilei, in great variety- ; % snk -'v ' Do. Crinoline and Straw Hals , | . Ostrich Feathers - ?'."'-*.?._''?'?"? ; '. ?'?.'-?Prints:..- * | . Boots 8nd«hoes - - : | haberdashery, Hosiery, &e., &c« , ? : j:':' ;r' ' /. . 'J A vaiied ahd goodassortment of Gen* , tlemen's ?r: ,. . . ? ,n SUMMER CLOTHING. . ./ ' The nbotfe having been'' carefully 'selected ; in the best Market*; will be offers J at very ! Low Kates. ? ' '- ' ALEXANDER MITCHELL, ; - 29 81- Souiti Australian Store. i' ACCOMMODATION HOUSE ON I PENOLA ROAU. ; BENJAMIN MORTON begs to inform . " ^travellers- tq and from , Penola, ; that > he', has opened a htfuse near . the old Puoip,-within five mijes ot the.town* . shiftGambier, ' ; ! t,.- V. ? ^Codling drin...
PUBLIC MEETING.—CLOSING OF BOADS. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 29 November 1861
PUBLIC MEETING.-CLOSING OF HOADSr - A public meeting, convened, for the pur pose of considering the.most advisable steps to be taken «iib regard to ,the question of closing the roads, wa«, ;beld in South'? Assembly Room on Friday evening last. .-There were between 50 and 60 persons present; and notwithstanding the early hour at -'Which the meeting was called, half-past si*, the chair was not token- until half-past eight. Mr. ('. G. Doughty was voted to the chair. 'I'he chairman, in a few preliminary re maiks, said thai Mr, Couliliard dcdined attending the meeting on the ground, of his being a government^ officer. The }.ov« eminent had authorised him to abandon the road, as the) have imimated'.their intention of shortly forming a District Council. ?« Mr. ( roueh wou'd suggest that the road from 602 t«» 393 be given as c».mj ttisation for that of 348, , Mr. Umpherston thought such a course would lead to no go:>d, as it appenrtd to him that to obtain ihe.moi.ry voted foi ihi* distri...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 29 November 1861
&00T ARV SHOE MAKER." ^ ' A ? REINEKE, Boot and Shoe Maker,, - :£*. begs to-infortti' the inhabitants of Mt Gambier, that he has now oil Safe in tWprg- ' ,'pnises adjoinidg^ Mr. John Tuite's Store,' a;' Large Assortment of .Cylonial and English 'Boots and Shop,-of the best description, which .he is now Selljng5at very.. Moderate Priees; : -^.rAll Ordef8-for New;.Boots or Repairs will Ihe puhctually^attYnded un 12cm1 ' Vjjp H. SPKX^GER, Baker, Pastry : feSJT Gdob,V&c., !(Next .Da9r but One to" thoj '4 Border, .Watch ,7 >, Office,) returns - his - sincere thapks to his,friends and customers for -? thi iiberal support which he has received since1 v Recommenced Business on the Mount, and"' - jWill use every, endeavour, to jntrit* acontinu~ 1 ance;ofthesame., , . Orders punctually attended to, and custom- ' ?ers served atiheir. own do ore. J2fm ' O L L I S & S T A R K E" - Builders, Carpenters, Cabinst Makers, 't~> "W heelwriphts, &c,, " ' .kV' . - *...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 6 December 1861
? -....'* ? .' '. ? ?=?'* ?? ? .? ? ? -??.-? ???? ?.????. "w Y' .MOUNT, GAMIBER-BUILDING* AND . . INVESTMENT SOCIETY. ^ "DERSONS'-desirous ofxaking shares initio* '/?^ above jSaciety will please comtnuuicate ,.,, .* . .with' , , - f W. H. HAftRALD, 1 . Secretary^ pro. (dm.- Is- '? So soon as 150 Shares are applied .for* a., 1 c . .VIeetiug wHl be called to adopt rules, appoiut " v officers, &cl, &c. . w-ojJ- : ;>:;f 'y , I>ir 1 I '.'I ' [ i ' !' Undersigned^has j-qst openedupa; r Largeand first class selection, of Season*/ * * able Goods; consisting of-- " i ''. French-and English Delaines ««.' uslina, " xOhair Drasses ? > ? . : >"i- . Fancy Challi Dresses1 * .. * - P 'i ; Barege Do. " . - Tis^ueand Ctoih Mantlet. in great varied .' Crinoline and-Straw Hats* - . ! - . Ostrich Feathers * - 1 \'rs-V >?*". v, . 'Prints'' f*. ;. .. . v -. .. . 1 -. \ ,->* [ v «. ;;*Boots.andshoes? - . ;r. , . f ' ?'«'?'. Haberda^ery,, Hosiery, . . ', ' ;;, (i >? - ^ ...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 6 December 1861
GENERAL NEWS,". ADMITTING THE TRUTH AT LAST. 'J'be better way in *all tl/'iugu mV (t> depend"' afU'geitar upun cur o\vii ttnngtli rontrlied,, wiilj'tluir siirnglU, than upon our prowtBS njaU'lud tvislj ilicir weakness, It is a fata) fitHtpKe to underrate liey are c!fiejinintd~,$o'"deteimin6il-4to &lt;?tfe\niin« d fbat no >cr uj lea at .our aun hi vm-ii w ill ever del it iL eai fi cm,, !jing a »>y m I v a it i t>ge tb.ey tr.ay pet to . lie ' inmost./ Tin y lave m roe n .cmS'y-»l»d U t ua Liiiew* ij^ctlbey will n bke a J iiuj.er cnnct:cy tone -ilieir' umi as well us it did ll e j u:-] t ft-* »(' t r.r fUim'or§. Food 'hey have in rj!iT.tv, as I »e know ; and it is fa'r wiser we should be. Iieveihey will. find some way or providing1 ,all necessary, clothing then hope they «willi; succumb to us bec&Usp thejr ^re barefootedJ and Without-blankets.Abo»e all, let, us ; never forget that we'have to, deal v^ilh a foe, whose aim and. whose determination -make .them a...
PRIVATEERING. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 6 December 1861
PMVAtJSEPING. . - We copy from the ** Philadelphia* Pfess' some particulars of a7 late engagement' oft Charleston.belween the United . Stat* s fri gate St. Lawrence widely judged ihat many* privateersmfen would not know her true . character, and, to-still further conceal her armament and object, the port, holes were closed,.and the men put oui-of sight. She cruised,,for-.;a month alooj* the Atlantic coast, between Cape Henry >and'Savannahi and on the morning of tho 1st -of, August,, while just .outside'the harbour of Charleston espied.a Jong,.rakish, schooner, filled with men, and mounting three or. foor-guns, sailing rapijtty down. npoa her. : The .port > holes were still Ihut, but the flag was at the peak, ami the, St. .Lawrence looked ' not " unlikeaVeat Jutoberly merehantmen bt:-/ palmed Jo a siraoge latitude,- and. too iin wieldly for any purposes save the.huldingqf a big cargo for the avarice of an enemy, to . -court and a tjruripg privateer "to;'seetire.-'&lt;&g...
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 6 December 1861
Local Iutelligence. THE Mails.-Tenders have beeucalled for the conveyance of: the mails between Wellington, Kiogston, -Robe, Pcrdj Mac donnell, via Narracoorte, Penola, McEweu's, A.- Cameron's, E. Cameron's, Tarpeena, Suttons, and Mount Gambier, and between Suilon's Head Station and Mount Burr^ via Leake's, twice a week; for the space of one year and nine'months, commencing the 1st Apri' next. Traders to be in on or before the 13th' January, 18G2. The mails must be jconveyed in spring cars or four- ? wheeled vehicles, with the exception of that between Sutton's Head Station :and Mount -Burr, which may Be conveyed on horse* back, at .tbe.option of the contractor. The mails for this place will now arrive on i Wednesday evening's, leaving ag$in on Saturday morning early, : * A ROWLAND FOR "AN OLIVER.-fhe j poor little lump -of paltry egdtism whose i ratings - in the, " Portland Guardian''^ of I the 29ih uli., baive alike fornied choice ' morceau' for: the vitiated/and' disgust and pity...
POLICE COURT. Before J. C. Lyon, Esq., S M. [Newspaper Article] — Border Watch — 6 December 1861
POLICE COURT. . v Before J. C.'Lyou, Esq., S M. . Draj rr v. Cole. This was a claim far ":wa»eiji > ('ou)d not be ^cliled, owiifgto &lt;!efeni!atil being insolvent. : vKih* v;Kii'gf . MatUia King was bound over «>» keep the peace lowards Matilda Kint; tor 1*2 «.a)emler months in £25. Ko^iifoit v. Hul!, - for removing stor.e cff |>!t»intiflf*a firrperty. ^Judgniipni for p'ai\jiift", VefenrfauMo pay.£5 damages and £3 16s, costs.