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UNITED STATES. Melbourne, February 3. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 8 February 1868
XINISED STATES. ?--: Melbourne, February 3. There is further news jfroin Panama. : The first session of the 40th Congress closed on December 2. The second session opened immediately. \ . , The- President's message enlarges on the civil war and , ife resulfa ixt =tiie paralysed condition of the South, . and on the growing feeling which ; is. averse to| negro' supremacy. It speaksof the enor mous frauds on the Treasury, and re views despondently the fin^cial condition of the country. It shows thatttipptiblicdebt on 30th June amounted to twd'billipns six hundred* and ninety millions of dollars. It -stated that the inuitary strength of the country was 6|!,000, and, that a general Indian war had been averted.: The speech caused great excitement. ...' ? ? ? : ? ♦ ? . '. . ? .
NEW SOUTH WALES. ROBBERY OF THE WALGETT MAIL BY BUSHRANGERS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 8 February 1868
NEW SOUTH WALES. ROBBERY OF THE WALGETT MAIL BT BUSHRANGERS. For a second time within a period of three years the Sydney down mail has been stuck up by armed men within a short distance of this place. Upon the first occasion, the robbers fol lowed the mail from Brewarina, but failing to secure an eligible opportunity to rob it between that township and this place (principally through the information imparted to the mail men), they watched the Walgett office until the mail again departed for Wee Waa, and then fulfilled their intention by stopping the mail man and appropriating the contents of the mail. An effort was made to apprehend them by a party led by Mr. Smith, P.M., of Nar rabri, but it failed, and the perpetrators of the offence ultimately escaped the law. Singular to relate, the present robbery has been com mitted scarcely a stone's throw from the scene of the former outrage, and under similar circumstances ; and from the nonchalance displayed by the delinquents in the per f...
THE FIRE AT MENINGIE. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 8 February 1868
THE FIRE AT MENINGIE. TO THE EDITOR Sir — I would be very much obliged to you if you can find room for these few lines in your open column. A fire broke out here on January 26, between 6 and 8 o'clock in the evening, which was supposed to have caught through a person using ignitable wadding, and I see that they try to bring a person by the name of Wm. Littlewood in for it, because that person was out shooting that day. But I can assure them that I use nothing but leather wadding, and I only fired once that day, between 11 and 12, and that was not within a mile of that place, and if any of the settlers request to know where that was, let them apply to me. There have been other foul reports in this place, and so I requst the Meningie correspondent please put it under this. I am, Sir, &c., WM, L.ITTLEWOOD.
ALDINGA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 8 February 1868
ALDINGA. February 1.—Present all. Letter from Road &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Board promising payment of account in present month. Letter from Crown Lands Office stating that Government did not intend to place a new crane on jetty. Tenders accepted — B. Hinck's, making spoon-drains' near Jas Butterworth's and A. McCallum's for £6 and £5 19s. 6d. respectively ; E. Hall's for tank, £18 4s. 6d. ; Thos. Brennan's for Cox's Hill and &nbsp; bridge, £81 17s. 6d. Scotchard & Norman's, &nbsp; for Council-room, £192. F. McRae authorised to spend £12 in preventing further damage from &nbsp; water at Springs. E. Shepherd to spend £6 in filling ruts at Jas. Butterworth's. Tenders were called for other works. Payments, £17 1s. ; cash paid to Treasurer, £84 10s. 8d. Adjourned till 15th inst., at 2 p.m.
MEETING AT TANUNDA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 8 February 1868
MEETING AT TANUNDA. A meeting of farmers washeld at the Tanunda Hotel, Tanunda, on Monday, Februarys. About half-past 3 o'clock nearly 300 farmers and others interested had assembled, and Mr. E. Basedow, J.P., was voted to the chair. The Chairman read the advertisement call ing the meeting. He regretted the necessity for this gathering, but expressed a hope that it would be of some practical use ; he was afraid the Government was not much inclined to give assistance. He called upon Mr. Jacobs, of Gnadenfrei, who proposed— ' That in the opinion of this meeting, consider ing the failure of the crops, it will be an act of justice and public policy for the Government to supply those farmers with seed who cannot possibly sow their land again without such assistance ; the Government taking their note of hand for repayment in two years.' Seconded by Mr. HOMETEE. A long debate ensued on this, in which many farmers took part, and explained the very bad condition of their crops ; all agreeing...
THE SOUTH-EASTERN DISTRICT. No. IX. THE TATIARA COUNTRY—BORDER TOWN—BY [?]INNUM TO NARRACOORTE—DROUGHT IN THE SOUTH-EAST—FENCING IMPROVEMENTS ON RUNS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 8 February 1868
THE SOUTH-EASTERN DISTRICT [By our Special Correspondent No. IX &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; THE TATIARA COUNTRY-. BORDER, TOWN — -BY BINNUM TO NARRACOORTE^ DROUGHT IN THE SOUTH EAST= FENCING IMPROVEMENTS OF RUNS The Tatiaia cotmtfry has long been celebrated as good, and it is indeed one of the ^plums' of the South-East. Two Hundreds, in a block measuring 20, miles by 10, equal to 128,000 acres, might be laid out, which. -would include com paratively little inferior land* Thesoil is chiefly » strong red clay, and its water logged or Bay of Biscay surface is one evidence =of its tenacity and retentive &nbsp; ness. It is well grassed, and pre sents* alternate strips of open plain, and lightly timbered but scrubless country. - There is plenty of heath and gum scrub on the outskirts of the district, but Tatiara proper is chiefly strong arable or grazing land — just such soil, in f act, as might be fairly...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 8 February 1868
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS. . V— ? ; ♦ ;' ? ? -?'? '- - -????' v BIRTHS. KING.— On February 1, at Gover-street, &nbsp; North Adelaide, the wife of Mr. William King, jun., of a son. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; GIBBS.— On the 2nd February, at Glenelg, Mrs. J. B. Gibbs, of a daughter. GOODHART.-On the 1st February, at the Bank of Australasia, Kooringa, Mrs. George William Goodhart, of a son. BESLEY.— On the 5th February, at Way- mouth-street, the wife of Mr. John Besley, of a son. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; FOX.— On the 7th February, at her resi- dence, Grenfell-street, Mrs. S. R. Fox, of a daughter. &nbsp; MARRIED. &nbsp; BENNETS— BURN. — On the 4th February, by licence, at the residence of the bride's mother (Parade, Norwood), by the Rev. Samuel Knight, John, only son of the late Mr. R. U. Bennets, Norwood, to Sarah, youngest daughter of the late John Burn, of Dur...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 8 February 1868
jffaJ&vO Daring the Wool Season, and wHQBHa* ' till further Jnotifre^'the Steamers XiUBRA and ROYAL 'SHEPHERD mil make WEEKLY 33HPS bets^^OBT ADE LAIDE and *ORT AUGG&TA, leaving Port Adelaide eveTy Saturday,MiLn|l Bori Aagasta every Friday. .^ ' ^j^n^, GrenfeH-Btioe^, Odtdbac^ 186?. ; *o; AUCTIONEER AND *30MinSSION ' ' ?-? .AGENT, X -yrt.^vy ?' Murray-street, 4gawler (between the Ola Spot and the Post©ffice). Goods Sold on Oommission. ..'.'. Properties Valued, and ; . Sales attended in anypart of the country. Prompt settlements may be Amended on, Gawler, February 21, 1866. ' LOU I S L E Y , laammSTmvmon. fcpro **& Gowns ?' ; BIOH A&15B9V -...?? .. KAPUNDA. . Asencies at Auburn, ^Glare, andSiverton. H.R— ArcMtectai^3)eagiis3P»ejared. Money to Lend on FggeholdSeipnrity. , aec :, ?'' J3jL PRACTITIONER, i£ porseffeterrace, ^Flinders-street. Consultations 'from 9to^l2 -'-^m. and from 6 io 8 ^.m. .- - ? ?? - dx -?? X- OUT W MK E f^ I E LB. JT to farmers Aaj...
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 15 February 1868
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. Referring to tbe red rust in South Australia, the Fremantte Herald says : — ' The effect of this information here was, as might have been anticipated, a corresponding rise in the price of wheat and flour, the former going up to 5s. and 5s. 6d. per busheL and the latter from £13 to £15 per ton. The small advance in the price of .flour, is no doubt attributable to the large stocks now on hand, and as soon as they are somewhat reduced a farther advance may con fidently be reckoned upon, especially as it is now pretty certain that our own harvest will not return such an abundant yield as was anti cipated. In some of the country districts flour is now quoted at £20 per ton, but we don't think this price can be maintained. A feeling of uncertainty exists as to the future condition of the market, and buyers and- sellers are fencing to gain time for further information.' Freights are high and shipping scarce.
COLONIAL WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 15 February 1868
COLONIAL WOOL SALES. The fourth series of colonial wool sales of the year, which commenced the 14th November, terminated on the 13th instant. The fol lowing is from the circular of Mr. Helmuth Schwartze:-- ' .They comprised 107,404 bales— namely, 22,251 Sydney. 20,056 Victoria, 1.901 Tasmania, 14,118 New Zealand, 3,328 South Australia, 115 Swan Kiver, and 45^635 Cape of Good Hope. There has been iio,recovery from the long stag nation in the export woollen trade, while the condition of the home departments has been, during the last few months, still further preju diced by the consequences of a deficient harvest, and -with the prevalence to a great extent of similar depressing influences in many parts of the continent' a depreciation in the valxe of wool, more or less severe, in the face of so ample a supply, was inevitable. The early sales of the series were very mode rately attended, the absence of Continental buyers, in a measure attributable to the circum stance of the Antwerp and...
LONDON SALES OF ADELAIDE WOOL. Saturday, November 23. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 15 February 1868
LONDON SALES OF ADELAIDE WOOL. Satubdax, November 23. . Messrs. T. Southey & Son sold 174 bales of Adelaide wool— . . Ex Verulam — 27 hog gr Tenngnt 8nd, 17 do doSd. . Ex Orient— 25 gr DVS with Mall! under 5£d, 25 do 5d ; 23 do DF 0d ; 18 do N with „ over 6d. Ex City' of Adelaide— 2 hlf-brd gr aB 6d, 23 do 6£d, 2 lmbs do 5Jd; 8 bales SB lOAd, 1 nixd 6d. ' ' . Ex Canterbury — 2 scrd BB & Co. in diamond Hid. Monday, November 25. Mess: s. C. Balme & Co. sold 77 bales of Ade laide wool — Ex Orient— 30 bales R Is OAd; 1 mxd 9?,d. 2 lmbs, 1 bale pt flc P with K over 10^d ; l'lcks damE 3|d; 12 do Pis Id; 1 hndwshd BK &|d ; 11-gr W with K under and J over 7d ; 3 do lmbs W with K over 63d ; 3 do Icks W with P under and J over 3d. Ex Alwynton— 2 bales CJ lOJd ; 5 gr (7 pt wshd)-TR with PL under and JPB over 9d, 1 do dam 8id, 1 lmbs lOd ; 2 gr S.8d. Tuesday, November 26. Messrs. Hall k, Webster . sold, but no South Australian -wool was on offer. \ Wednesday, Nov...
BURNSIDE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 15 February 1868
BUBNSIDE. 'February 10. — :Present — Councillors Kugel mann (in the chair), Soward, and Schunke. Letter from Messrs. Smith & Wyatt with re ference to the annoyance caused by parties surveying roads throagh their property. Clerk to reply. . Circular from Crown Lands Office, notifying -amount set apart for medical aid, &c.,' to destitute poor; Dr. Scott's services to be continued. Resolved that 50 yards of extra rubble be carted to Frew's-road at contract price. Tenders to be called for 250 cubic yards of metal for Penfoldand Packham roads. Re ceipts, £80 18s. ; payments, £96.
COUNTRY NEWS. AUBURN, FEBRUARY 13. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 15 February 1868
COUNTKY JtfJ&W& rFmm oiit Conntrv Corresnondents.l -r AUJB*JJ-N, FEBRUARY 13. The cricket match between the Glare and Auburn Clubs, being a challenge from the latter, came off on the ground of the Glare Club, south of Clare, on Wednesday the 12th instant. The weather was all that could be desired, and the stomps were pitched at about 11a.m. Mr. Catt had a booth on the ground to minister to the wants of the players and their friends. Annexed I hand you the scores of the CLABB CLTJB. First Innings. Second Innings. Pafezson Lb.w. ... 1 runout... ... 1 Bowley, run put ... ll not out... ... .31 Scott, run out ... 31 c. Holmes ... 4' Gohway^iun out ... L !? - '.. '?'?'?' Footner, h. Rhead... 8 ? .?«.-.??? , Murphy, b. Paxton.. 1 b. Paxfcon .,,. © Catt, c fiolmeu ... 1 b. Holmes ..,'3 Bowley, b. Paxton .. 15 .:--, Miller.. ... ... 26 c Barkly ;.. 12 Maynard, c Holmes 0 ' Holden, stumped ... 0 not out ... ... 8 Byes ... ..i 5 Byes... ,.. 3, Wides ... ... 2 Wides ... 0 Total....
SOUTH-EASTERN DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 15 February 1868
E :S'0OTH-EASTERN DISTRICT. t ^ElotB the Border Watch. Febma.rv S 1 -^eHEApJMuTTON.— Cheap mutton is now co be .,-obtainedat the sale yards of the auctioneers.. Every Saturday, sdes by auction are now iseld .pf' Wethers fit for the knife, varying jti. prices from- 4s. to 7s.- each, according to weight - at ' ?theses sales' are to be seen mafly heads' of' ';£amiE^sot their representative^ vhopurchase 'Wffiffl!*8111111118 accorcuivg to. .their require ment^.^e result is th.ai,waat they were m the habif of paying 3d. 'or ^d. per lb.' for, they now? procure a't 2^, *in,onnjting in the coarse of a 'twelvemojoisB to a considerable saving to thosa wlyi require large sup plies of suiimai fbo'i ..uTj^GlSgPK.— We have sat heard any very ? cheeiSBg accounts of th« forthcoming season ia this ' district. Th4 November frosts had a withierihg effect, upon most of the vines t-i© ieavesand. t^scler fruit of which aDpeared, after th% -? wBsatioH, as though they had baea iSi^rohediby fire, and tha lea...
SCIENTIFIC AND USEFUL. AUTOMATIC COOKERY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 15 February 1868
SClEHTllfiO AJSD USEFUL. AUTOMATIC COOKERY. . In the Paris Exhibition is shown, in actual operation, an invention of particu lar interest ; just now. La cuisine andomedique Ifardigienne is an apparatus composed oi &? wooden box, lined and stuffed witlr a non-conducting * material, and containing a tin cooking vessel,- which . exactly jfits^ into the stuffed aperture of the fedi. '-. -TJie principle of the invention lies, in the t-ower. of the stuffed hniner toa'cf as a npri-conductor of heat or cold, so that -the temperature.at which sub- '.. ; stances are placed-r in the box shall.be re- ? 'tained for a longtime. Thus,if the cook ing vessel be filjed; with -water at the boil ing point ip.80-?'-cent.)r1and '.sh'ut.'up 'in iifee box, it .is fo^dhy e^erinientfhat in:l7 , hours the .temperature of the .Trater _will' be Teduced only to about 140 ° cent. How long a Hock of ice might be thus conserved has npt r_yet been ascertained. 'O&e :who has had 'ah opportunity'&a...
DISTRICT OF YATALA. MEETING OF RATEPAYERS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 15 February 1868
DISTRICT OF TATALA. MEETING OF RATEPAYERS. -. . A public meeting of th&gtgSM^sis of tha DiStriot of Yatala was heOT^at tne Birdcln HandHotelj Dry Creek,; on Monday, February 10, for the purpose of taking steps to set aside the one shilling rate;impOsed by' the ^District Council on the igth November, 1867.'' Mr. S, Boord occupied the chair. : Therei were-about 30 persons present. JKi:- ... . ? ; .Mr. Kains explaineCK^iat at. a meeting held at.Gepp's Cross on the. 13th January last, the following resolutions were unanimously adopted by a large meeting :— 1st. ' That this meeting jef ratepayers are of opinion that the rate of ibneashaiBig-ijB. the pound mads on the ^^.^?jpf-^iwembeiv 1867, . is illegal,- as ?^??^HgraS-lWW. not been sufficiently given, ^^^;i^^B6t be enforced.' ^ni 'That ^^H||^|«t-xne district rate, or any public ^^^Hfft^6 r-atepayere. shall be expended in |^^^B6eaiftg^by_the District Council ^to en H^HIeotion in this case.' 3rd. ' That the wWHr 'resolution be en...