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HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. THURSDAY, NOV.18. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 26 November 1869
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. THURSDAY, NOT. 18. The Pastoral Bill was read a first time. The Attorney-General obtained leave to in troduce some Bills to give jurisdiction and afford protection to Magistrates under the Crown Lands Act of 1863; and also to amend the law concerning divorce and breach of pro mise of marriage cases. A lengthy debate in Committee took place on the motion of the Commissioner of Public Works to the effect "That it is desirable that a Bill be introduced to provide for the construction of a locomotive rail way from Lacepede Bay to MacDonell Bay, via liarraeoorte, Pen ola, and Mount Gam bier, by means of a guarantee not exceeding five and a half pounds per centum per annum on the required amount,'* which was ultimately car ried. FRIDAY, NOV. 19. A Bill to Amend the Law of Evidence with regard to breach of promise and divorce cases was read a first time. The Torrens River Improvement Bill wee read a second time and considered in Com mittee. TUESDAY, NOV. 23. The policy o...
KAPUNDA. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) NOVEMBER 25. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 26 November 1869
KAPUNBA. (FROM OUB OWN COBEESPONDEITT.) NOVEMBER 25. On Friday last a very sad aceident happened at Bagot's Well to a man named Michael Mad degon. He was employed at grubbing a tree, when it suddenly fell on him. He survived only an hour afterwards. On Saturday a very strange accident hap pened to a man lodging at the Railway Hotel, Kapunda. He was occupying one of the up stair rooms, when a fit of dizziness came over him, and he made a rush at the window, and fell down a height of twenty feet, breaking his leg just above the knee. He was conveyed to the Adelaide Hospital on Monday by the first train. Serious doubts were entertained of Ins recovery, as he is an old man of fifty; but I learn since that he is progressing favorably. On Monday we were visited by a very heavy thunderstorm, which was the commencement of very heavy rain, which has lasted up to the present time, with a very strong wind blowing from the west, which has given the place the appearance of winter. On Tuesday eve...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 26 November 1869
COMMERCIAL. Mutton is quoted at 47s 6d to 48s. Tallow has been in demand; also hides. _ Australiaa wheat has been deficient in quan tity, and has not shared in the decline felt by other kinds. Australian copper in slack de mand, quotations closing at £75 10s to £76 for Buna and Wallaroo cake in warehouse at London. The third series of wool sales ended Septem ber 21, the total offered bting 193,982 bales. The advance of Id to l£d, previously noted, was maintained to the end. The money market has been very much dis turbed this month by the influence of wild speculations in gold at New York. Many failures have occurred. In £ngland the market haB recovered its tone. Colonial securities have remained perfectly steady. South Australian G-overnment Six per Cents, are quoted at 111 to 112.
INQUEST AT TARLEE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 26 November 1869
INQUEST AT TARLEE. An inquest was held, before Mr. Cole, J.P., on Friday, November 19, at the residence of Mr. E. Sinclair, Tarlee, on the body of Peter Sinclair, who was found dead in the bottom of . creek the previous evening. A respectable jury of 12 being chosen, the following evidence was elicited. Margaret Sinclair deposed: I recognise the body lying the room as Peter Sinclair. 1 saw him last alive about 10 o'clock yesterday mom* ing. He went to my brother, Edward Sinclair, for a dray to enable him to cart his hay. The horse and dray came home about sundown without the deceased. 1 saddled a horse and went to look for him, and found him lying near the bottom of a creek, a short distance from Mr. Torpy'B, about half an hour after sunset. He was lying close to the track, and appeared to be quite dead. There was a laige pool of blood alongside of him. 1 lifted his arm and then went for assistance. I could not swear as to how he was killed, but believe he fell out of the dray and t...
SUMMARY OF NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 26 November 1869
SUMMARY OF NEWS. The most important subject brought under the notice of the Social Science Congress sitting at Bristol was, "What ought to be the Legal and Constitutional Relations between England and America ?" The President (Sir Stratford Noithcote) remarked that he took the chair with the distinct understanding that their object was not to loose but to strengthen the bond uniticg the different parties of the empire. Several papers were read, and a discussion took place in which several colonial notabilities shared. Earl Granville censures the Governer of Queensland for remissness in regard to the slare trade, and exhorts to greater watchful ful. Her Majesty is still in Scotland. Mr. Gladstone, has been the Ministerlh attendance, and his health has much improved. Mr. Patton, the Lord Justice Clerk of Scot land, has committed suicide from a morbidly sensitively dread of exposure of certain bribery practices at an election at Bridgewater several years ago. Mr. Monerieff, the Lord Ad...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 26 November 1869
COMMERCIAL DIRECTORY. ARTHUR KING & CO., Auctioneers, Land and Money Agents, at Clare, Watervale, and Auburn, NDREW YOUNG, Storekeeper and Importer, Clare;. EDWARD 3MirHs Grocer, Draper, and General Storekeeper, Main street, Clare. JFELS, Saddler, and Harness-maker, . Main street, Clare. All orders promptly attended to. SOLOMON WILLIAMS, Tinsmith and Ironmonger, opposite National Bank, Clare. Orders and repairs promptly executed. TF. H O L D H A M, Auc . tioneer and Commission Agent, Auburn. J. McDONALD'S Corn and Chaff Store, Auburn. Accommodation jards. w w. LENNON, Auctioneer, Land and Commission Agent, Clare. TO HIS WORSHIP, E. B. GLEESON, ESQ., S.M., MAYOR OF THE TOWN OF CLARE. Sib-We, the undersigned Ratepayers of the Town of Clare, respectfully request that you "will call a Public Meeting to be held on Friday evening, the 26th inst., at 6 o'clock p.m., for the purpose of considering who is the most fit end proper person to fill the office of Mayor for the forthcoming ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 26 November 1869
,0 Ii ABE STEAM FLO U B AND CHAFF MILLS, CHARLES K3MBER, PEOPEIETOE. ' Flour, Bran, Pollard, Chaff, and Ctaoshed Corn always for sale. Jg AND C. SECKMAS K, ; Wholesaioe AND "Rt:TATT. BOTCHERS AND SAUSAGE MAKERS, MAIN STBEET, CLARE. .. Established 1855. B N B B E WEB Y. ^UBU The BEST XXX PALE ALE audPOBTEK In the colony are to be had at THE AUBUBN BREWERY. The Proprietor obtained the FI RST PRIZE for ALE at the GREAT NOBTHEBN EXHIBITION, 1869. AP A E T K E , . Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer, CLARE. N.B.-FUNEBALS FURNISHED on the most reasonable terms. JAMES G B E E N W O O D, CHEMIST, AND DRUGGIST, BOOKSELLER STATI ONEB, AND NEWS AGENT. Main STREET, CLAEE. jp E B C Y W . DYE B, CHEMIST and DRUGGIST, KOOBINGA, BUBRA BUBRA. JgJ W H I T F O B D, SADDLE AND HABNESS MAKEB, MINTARO. J. All orders promptly attended to. BEBN STEIN, TAILOR, PROFESSED TROUSERS AND BREECHES MAKEB, MAIN STREET, CXAEE. All orders executed on the shortest notice, and most reasonable termB. All sorts of Sewing Machi...
The Northern Argus. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26,1869. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 26 November 1869
iht mtfyr \x grps. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26,1869. ; THE ensuing elections are now close at hand, and the greatest unconcern as to the result prevails amongst the rate payers. The nomination for the various offices takes place on Saturday next at the Court-house, and as far as is gene rally known only one candidate is likely to come forward willing to undertake the arduous duties attached to the Mayoralty. The present Mayor seems to have had quite enough of it, and he has politely refused the request of his friends to stand again as a candidate. Owing to three of the Councillors retiring by ballot, the offices they have filled for the last twelve months will now be vacant, and until the nomina tion day the probability is that but few will know who is likely to repre sent the various wards, oar whether they will be likely to be represented at all. At the revision of the burgess lists on Tuesday last about twenty-five names were placed on the electoral roll in addition to those which were o...
THE MARKETS. ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 26 November 1869
THE MABKETS. ADELAIDE. Wheat, no quotations Flour, no quotations. CXiABS. Wholesale Wheat, nominal Flour, £10 per ton of2000 lbs Bran, la Sd per bushel Pollard, Is 6d per bushel Chafij £5 Fresh butter lOd per lb Potted butter, 9 i Eggs, Gd per doz. Bacon, 9d per lb Ham, 9d, Cheese, colonial, lOd Potatoes, 15s per bag AUBXTRK. Wheat, nominal; flour, 30a per bag; bran, Is 4d per bushel; pollard, Is 9d per bushel; chaff, £5 per ton ; bread, 4&d per 21b loaf; Beef, 5d to 6d per lb; mutton, 2d to Od per lb.
THE LODGING-HOUSE SERVANT. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 December 1869
LODGING-HOUSE SERVANT. Look upon this London picture. A maid of all-work cleaning the door steps at five in the morning', her arms very red: a pail by her side full of dirty water: no cap on: one fist clenched, the other moving rapidly: at tlie distance a policeman watching a ragged creature who lolls, against the shutters of a cornet public-house; all around the windows gloomed by drawn stained blinds; and no sound but the distant whistle of a laborer off to bis work, the murmer of voices around an early coffe stall in an ad joining street, and the rattling wheels of a cab bearing some man borne from an evening party, limp-collared, drag gle-wliiskered, and weak-eyed. You would think this dirty, scrubbing, lodging-house servant a very un romantic creature, and yet, if you were to know the life of romance the woman loads, you would be as tonished. The reason of her feeling so sleepy this morning-" more sleepier than usual," she would tell you--is that last night she succeeded in smu...
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the "Government Gazette," Nov. 25) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 December 1869
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the "Government Gazette," Nov. 25 ) Impounded at the public pound, Clare (nearest poet &lt; ffi.ce, Cler ), Q-. fierce, pound keeper-Grey mare, saddle marked, branded like JM conjoired with JB over and JM con joined under near shoulder; brown mare, shod, branded like a over NR off thoulder; one black coir, branded H off shoulder ; brindle cow, piee of rope and forked stick on neck, like td or tb near rump, strawberry heifer calf at foot. If not claimed, will be sold Dec. 20, at noon. Impounded at the public pound, Mintaro, Aaron Smith, poundkeeper-Red and white bollock, Bnaily home, blotch brand off rump like H- and writing w conjoined. If not claimed, will be sold Dec. 6, at noon, by a Magistrate's order. Impow ded at the public pound, section 460, near Riverton, in the Hundred of Gilbert, H. 8andere, poundkeeper-Bay pony mare, stick strapped on neck, like d near shoulder, like D near thigh. If not claimed, will be sold Dec. 20, 1S69, at noon.
DISTRICT COUNCILS. CLARE. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29. No quorum. UPPER-WAKEFIELD TUESDAY, Nov. 23. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 December 1869
DISTRICT COUNCILS. CLT&BEA MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29. No quorum. UPPER-WAKEFIELD TUESDAY, NOT. 23. Present-The Chairman, and Messrp. R. Jones, J. Freeman, and W. P. Long. Letter received from Mr. Bowden, tendering his re signation as a Councillor, which was accepted. Mr. Kirk complained of a road being closed at sections 519 and 518; ordered to be opened. Ordered that Mr. Kirk receive £2 for repairing a ford at section 519. Mr. Birch applied for protection of certain limestone on road at eec* Hons 648 and 685, placed there by him. Over seer to caution O'JLeary not to interfere with same; also to require Mr. Birch to remove the stone on to his own land, lenders accepted No. 170, H. Gregg; No. 171, J. Spratt j No. 172, J. Fullarion. Clerk produced balance sheet; ordered to be advertised. Mr. Long reported repairs required at section 297. Mr. Freeman reported repairs required at Bice's Creek road near Mr. Thomas's; overseer to get same done. Meeting to be called for nominat ing a Cou...
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. THURSDAY, NOV. 25. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 December 1869
HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. THUBSDAT, NOV. 25. I In the Minor Offences Bill, some amend ments were agreed to. The Pastoral Bill was read a second time. FHXDAY, SOT. 26 The consideration of the Torrens Improve ment Bill was postponed for a week. Other business was transacted, end the House adjourned till Tuesday. TUESDAY, KOV. 30. A Bill was laid on the table for the construc tion of a railway in the South-East. The debate on the Mineral Bents Remission Bill was adjourned. The Chinese joss house at Emerald Hill has been struck off the rate book on an appeal to the magistrates--the decision being that it was a place of worship.
THE GOLDFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 December 1869
THE GOLDFIELDS. The Barossa correspondsnt of the Gawler Times writes as follows From the new rush at Moint Crawford there has been no further news during the week. MoBt of those parties whohad left for that place in such haste, have returned to their work on these digging?. On the new hill near Pil grim's property, several shafts have been bot tomed, and gold has been obtained in some. The gold is of a coaree, and water-worn de scription ; a sample from there was shown to me, which consisted of i dwt. piece, and fome smaller ones. The sinking on this hill varies much, the greatest depth at present arrived at is about 30 feet. The late copious rains have been very beneficial to these digging, having re-filled the damB and water holes, which gave signs of being soon exhausted, so that there exists no fear now of being short of water this season. The dam across the Yatt C eek near the new crushing machine has nearly been filled, and the company have reason to con gratulate themselves o...
ORIGINAL POETRY. LINES ON ANAMA. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 December 1869
ORIGINAL POETRY. . ': LINEjf6$f AN AM A. Beams of day were bo% stealing O'er the proBpect far »nd near, Parting shades of night revealing House and school andhlaudscape fair. Sun roee in splendour o'er the hills, And flaked the plain with burnished gold ; : Birds their morning carols sang - Sheep were winding from the fold. Shrilly loud the cocks were crowing, Echoed in the distance round; Arrayed in full, the peacock strutting Proudly o'er the dewy ground. In the -stalls the steeds were neighing, Eager looking o'er the rails As the steps familiar sounding Come with brnsh and corn and pail. Bly thely tripping up the pathway, liittle form with shining hair, Sound the building searching shrewdly * For the eggs which might be there. Grey old house, so sombre looking, Opes its doors and uehers forth Sisters youthful, fair, and courteous, So mornings' duties never loth. Bell soon tinkles from the schoolroom, Gathering up its little crew ; Kindly matron their presiding, Teaching doctrince...
MUNICIPAL NOMINATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 December 1869
MUNICIPAL NOMINATIONS. The nomination of candidates for Mayor, one Councillor for each Ward, and two Auditors, for the ensuing year took place in the Local Court-house, on Saturday, 27th ult., at noon. The attendance of ratepayers was very small for such an important oecaeion. E. B. G-leeson, Esq, Mayor, acted in the capacity of returning officer. The retiring officers were:-Mayor, E. B. G-leeson, Esq. ; Councillor for .North-west Ward, Mr. If. LeFeuvre; for South-west Ward, Mr. E. Beckmann; East Ward, Mr. Andrew Young. ^ The Town Clerk read the following nomina tions : FOB MAYOR. Charles Houlton Webb, Esq.-Proposed by Mr. N. LeFeuvre, and seconded by Mr, Hosier. Andrew Young, Esq.-Proposed by Mr. Work, and seconded by Mr. J", Vietorsen. COUXCIUIOBS. SOUTH-WEST "WARD. Mr. Walter Treleavan.-Proposed by Mr. W. Paterson, and seconded by Mr. H. Catt. 2TOBTH-WEST WARD. Mr. Julius Victorseu.-Proposed by N. LeFeuvre, and seconded by Mr. Joseph Fels. Mr. Joeeph Eels,-Proposed by Mr. Charles...
The Northern Argus. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 3 December 1869
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, I8G9. A LITTLE more than fifteen years have now elapsed since responsible govern ment was first instituted in these colonies. Old colonists have now an opportunity of judg-ng between the two systems. There is no doubt that many hardships and inconveniences arose from the neglect of the Home office, causing- much irritation from the neglect which resulted from the multitudinous demands made upon their greatest consideration. The ap pointment of officers to various colonial posts tended, no doubt, to make the colonies anxious for a different form of government, whereby their children would be advanced to the higher offices of the State. There is no doubt that Downing street were equally anxious to be relieved of the responsibility which was constantly getting them into difficulties with the colonies. It is more than probable that the policy of self-government resulted from the famous report of Lord Durham after the revolution, in 1836. It is a grave question whethe...