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COMMERCIAL. Adelaide, July 10, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 12 July 1878
COMMERCIAL. Adelaide, July 10, 1878. The Wheat and Hour market lias been in a very dull state for some time, and very few transactions have taken place. Shipments were only occasionally required for the South African or English market, and the induce ments they offered, especially the latter, were not such as to warrant speculators giving the prices asked by holders. Quotations for several weeks hare been little better than nominal, as the market has been very inactive. Prices have during the last few days dropped considerably, Town flour has been sold at £1112s. 6d.; and 5s. per bushel is the highest | price obtainable for wheat on board ship at Port Adelaide. The tendency owing to advices from England is still downward, and those who shipped at high freights early in the season must lose heavily. " Kapunda Herald" Office, July 11,1878. Wheat—4/6 per bushel. Hay—£2 0/ per ton. Wholesale. Retail. £12 0/per ton 28/ par bag 1/5 per bush. 1/6 per bush. 1/4 " 1/6 /10 per lb. 1/ per lb. ...
MAIL NOTICES. Post-Office, Kapunda. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 12 July 1878
MAIL NOTICES. Post-Office, Kapunda. Mails close at this Office as under— For Adelaide and intermediate places, 6. a.m., 9.45 a.m., and 3.50 p.m. For Allandale, Hamilton, Marrable, Saddle worth, and places on the Burra-ioad at 10 p.m. daily. Mails arrive at this office as under:— From Adelaide and intermediate places, at 045 a.m., 1.45 p.m., and 6.55 p.m. From Adelaide and intermediate places, at 10.15 a.m., 1.45 p.m., and 6.55 p.m. From Bagot's Well, Hansborougli, Eudunda and Government Well, 8 p.m. I From St. John's and Koonunga, at 10.30 a.m., on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.
WHO DISCOVERED AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 16 July 1878
WHO DISCOYEBED AMERICA. Ole Bull, Prof. R. B. Anderson, of the Wisconsin University, Senator J. A. Johnson, and other prominent Norwegians, are raising money to build a monument to Leif Erikson. The first-named gentleman has already given some concerts, and will give a few more before leaving for Norway,, the entire proceeds to be devoted to the monument fund- Prof. Ander son, a linguist, thoroughly versed in Scandi navian literature, will lecture for the benefit of the fund. The total amount to be raised is ten thousand. dollars. The monument is to be built in Madison, and dedicated with great ceremony. Ole Bull, Bjornson, the famous Norwegian author and poet, and other celebrities, will be«present on the occasion, to gether with such a host of enthusiastic Nor wegians from this and adjoining States as TV-re never before seen together, outside the borders of Norway. Leif Erikson, whose name is to be inscribed upon this monument, was a bold navigator who discovered America in the ye...
KILKERRAN. [From our own Correspondent.] July 9, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 16 July 1878
EXLKEBEAN. rFrom our own Correspondent.] July 9, 1878. tsui.ee my iaet -vre hare iiad almost a con tinuance of dry weather, so that the farmers are again anxiously awaiting a steady son king rain for the nourishment and sustenance of tlie young crop, which at present is promising all that could be desired. There is very little of importance occurring in this quiet place. The farmers are mostly busy making tanks and dams to increase their, water supply for the coming summer. Grreat hardships were experienced in this respect last year, the laborious work of hauling water from Port Pearce being a great drawback to the settlers last summer during the harvest months, so they are determined to avert this difficulty for the coming season. The selectors in our Hundred and the ad joining ones are speaking in veiy strong terms against the Commissioner of Crown Lands in reference to his remarks in Parliament upon the extension of time for die next instalment of interest on their land selection...
LOCAL COURT—KAPUNDA. THURSDAY, JULY 11, 1878. [Before Mr. J. Varley, S.M.] LIMITED JURISDICTION. J. REGNIER V. HEISE. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 16 July 1878
LOCAL COUET—KAPUJSTDA. ! Thursday, July 11, 1878. [Before Mr. J. Varley, S.m-3 Limited Jttbisdiction. J. Regknieb t. Heise. Action for £10, for damages sustained by the improper construction of a tank. Mr. Emerson for plaintiff; Mr. C. M. Davis for defendant. Julius Regnier examined, by Mr. EmerBOn, through Mr. Bichter as interpreter, stated lie was a farmer, living near Eudunda. Knew the defendant, who was a mason. Made an agreement with defendant to construct a tank for £16. The tank -was to be 28 feet x 13 feet. Defendant did the wort, but not to witness's satisfaction. Had paid defendant £12 on account. Plaintiff found all the materials, which were good. By Mr. Davis— The tank was to be built of stone, lime, and cement, aud to be built 2 feet above the ground. Sent the £12 to Mr. Sobels to pay over to defendant. Kept back £4 until the tank was completed to his satisfaction. The tank would not hold water, and the portion above ground was sot properly built. Charles Schneider, a m...
MELBOURNE. [From our own Correspondent.} July 6, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 16 July 1878
MELBOUBKE. [From our own Correspondent.} July 6, 1878. I do not often indulge myself in the amusement of spinning yarns, and so you need not grumble if I on this occasion open and close my letter •with, a specimen or two j of the genus. Yarn Ifo. 1 is relative to a j country storekeeper who finding himself in j difficulties was obliged to call his ci-editors ; together, which he did by means of postal cards (thereby evincing his saving disposition) as follows:—" Be pleased to attend a meeting of my creditors," &e. Now, if he had been going to pay Ms creditors 30s. for every 20s. ! he owed he might naturally have expected they would have been pleased, but inasmuch as he was only able to pay about 7s. 6d. out of 20s. the style of his postal summons was only adding insult to injury. Ju6t as if any one could be pleased on getting paid at the rate of 7s. Gd. in the pound. This, however, is not the best of the joke, for on the meet ing taking place the debtor could only account fo...
AUBURN. [From a Correspondent.] July 12,1878. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 16 July 1878
AUBURN. [From a Correspondent.] July 12,1878. Business in general is not very brisk here fit present, but now that the farmers have finished sowing, I expect a change for the better will take place. We have liad a very good season bo far, and most of the young crops in this district look very promising. Petitions to both Houses of Parliament are being numerously signed here, asking for a railway, via Auburn, to Clare. I am sorry to eee that two at least of your members are opposed to it; but if the people along the proposed route will adopt the motto " one and all," they will no doubt get it. At last tenders have been accepted for re pairing our Schoolroom. It is to be hoped that the contractor will commence operations at once, as at present the school is in a dis graceful state. A Football Club has been started here, but it does not seem to go ahead, only two or three taking any interest in it. I notice that the Eapunda Club is not making a very good ehow this season. How is this ?...
NORTH-WEST BEND. [From our own Correspondent.] July 13. 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 16 July 1878
NOBTH-WEST BEOT. [From our own Correspondent.] July 13. 1878. So much has been said and written about the magical effects of railways in. all countries where they hare been introduced that I need not refer to their effects generally, but if any one doubted the advisability of carrying a railway to this place just let them pay us a visit. Twelve months ago the tranquil valley of the beautiful Murray was only disturbed by an occasional steamer on its waters or a stockman on its banks, but what a change has taken place in the last twelve months. Hem is a railway that will open up one of the finest agricultural districts in South Australia* It is already known that the town site of Morgan has been sold, and its choice blocks brought more per acre than 1,000 acres would have brought without a railway. X fully believe what I heard a gentleman say th& other day, that if there is not a ton of goods sent by the railway that comes dawn the river the investment will still have been a g...
The kapunda herald. TUESDAY, JULY 16, 1878. MR. BRIGHT'S MOTION. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 16 July 1878
Cfie HajwitUa f^eraHr* TUESDAY, JULY 16, 1878. MR. BBIGHT'S MOTION. As already indicated, Mr. Bright's motion for deferring the works autho rized by the late Parliament to be con structed at Victor Harbor has our warmest support, and that not on any merely local considerations, but on the broadestpossible grounds—namely, the best interests of the colony at large. At the same time we confess that there is an important principle involved in the question as to how far it is right for any one Parliament to directly reverse the action taken by its predecessors—but when one comes to examine into the subject it is ap parent that it is done every session. The same question cannot be con sidered more than once in any one session, but it is a common practice both in our own and the Imperial Parliament, to bringincertainmeasures session after session; and it frequently happens that the measure thrown out one session during passed by the next; and if Parliament is justified in thus rendering nu...
NEW ZEALAND. Wellington, July 11. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 16 July 1878
NEW ZEALAND. Wellington, July 11. The schooner Letitia, from the South Seas, brings to Auckland the mate and a part of the crew of the barque Kedar, of Melbourne, which sprang aleak in a hurricane off Cook's Island. The unceasing efforts of the crew at the pumps were unavailing to prevent the ship becoming waterlogged, and a raft was made, and the hands were landed on an uninhabited coral island named Kaw. King Greo. Langa sa w their signals of distress from a neighbouring J island, and rescued them all, except Gallen the carpenter. The Letifcia has a cargo of .j timber for Melbourne.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 16 July 1878
TT^tt. Oveb.—" A Perfect Stranger." « Tmi! Becobd."—The local company who purchased tlie JBwyo Jfews hsrc changed the title of the paper to The Record. Permanent Land and Building Asso ciation.—The Directors of this Adelaide AgarwiflfjoWj of which until recently Mr. C. S. Titinfl was Secretary, have discovered a de ficiency of £5,000. The Voittnteeb Fobce.—We understand that His Excellency the Acting-Governor en tertained the officers of the Volunteer Force at dinner at Government House yesterday ■evening. Thursday's Gazette contains noti fication that Lieutenant Oldham has resigned hiii commission on the ground of ill-health. UTt?.. JA3IE6 Maicoem:.—Our old townsman, who has been sixteen years in the service of the National Bank, and who for some years was HfnTiagar at Port Wakefield andsubse quently at Saddieworth, has sent in his resignation for the purpose of embarking in milling operations at Wallaroo, in which enterprise we hope he may be thoroughly eueeessfuL The Latjncbston ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 16 July 1878
Solloway's Pills.—Desirable Pos session. — Without health no amouut of -wealth, no means of pleasure, are of the slightest value. It is inconceivable how email a disturbance of the animal functions begets wretchedness, and how readily it may be rectified by a few doses of this purifying and regulating medicine. These world-renowned Pills have proved the best friend to man kind in every grade, in every land, and almost under every circumstance. Hollo way'e Pills purify the blood, rectify digestion, stimulate the liver and kidneys, and regulate the bowels. When fevers, influenza, and other ailments are epidemic, these Pills should be taken by everyone, to keep the blood and the system free from the seeds of the prevail ing pestilence.—Advt. MAIfY HAVE TRIED, All have Failed in producing an article equal to BICKFOBiyS COUGH ELIXIR ! FOR THE CURE OB Coughs, Colds, and Asthma. Sold by every Storekeeper in the Colony, and Wholesale and Retail by the Proprietors, 19, HINDLEY-STREET, ADELAI...
REUTER'S TELEGRAMS LONDON, July 9. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 16 July 1878
EEUTER'S TELEGRAMS LONDON, July 9. The British flag has been hoisted at Cyprus. The Austrian, French, and Italian Press comments on tlie occupation are unfavorable. The Anglo-Turkish treaty has been spoken of unfavorably at the Congress. LONDON, July 10. The Board of Trade are instituting enquiries into the stranding of the Garonne. A Great Orange procession -will take place at Montreal on July 12. The military force in the town has been strengthened in conse quence. LONDON, July 11. •The projected treaty is being read at the Congress. The German and Austrian semi-official journals approve the Anglo-Turkish, conven tion. A contingent of Indian sappers has started for Cypress. Dr. iJobeimg has been sentenced to death for Ms attempt on the life of the Emperor of Germany. The match between the Australian Eleven and Eighteen of Soutli Wales at Swansea lasted for two days, and was won by the Colo nials in one innings with 38 runs to spare. There is a great excitement in Montreal, and the...
OUR CITY LETTER. [From our own Correspondent.] Adelaide, July 15, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 16 July 1878
QUE CITY LETTER. [From our own Correspondent.] Adelaide, July 15,1878. The large number or shares in tile Uom mercial Bank applied for bj the residents in tlie country naturally leads to the supposition that our country cousins are possessed of a modicum of the currency of the Colony to enable them to invest in joint-stock companies offering a reasonable prospect of returning fair interest for their money. It may, there fore not be out of place to notice the annual report of the Adelaide Marine and Eire In surance Company just issued. The report is of a very satisfactory nature, showing a credit balance of £14,068 17s. on the year after pro viding for all known losses. The sum of £7,000 is placed to the Beserve Fund, which now amounts to £20,000. A dividend of Is. 6&. per share for the half year is proposed to be paid which will absorb £1,912 10s., leaving £9,170 18s. lid. to provide for current risks on which the premiums amount to £6,925 7s. 8d. This is the apportionment o...
MONTHLY CALENDAR—JULY. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 16 July 1878
MONTHLY CALENDAR—JULY. Sun. Moon. Day of Month and Week. Rises. Sc :ts. Rise s. Sets. A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M. Monday 1 7 13 4 55 7 35 5 52 Tuesday 2 7 13 4 55 8 15 7 7 Wednesday 3 7 13 4 56 8 52 8 17 Thursday 4 7 12 4 56 9 24 9 30 Friday 5 7 12 4 57 9 54 10 38 Saturday 6 7 12 4 57 10 22 11 45 Sunday 7 7 12 4 58 10 51 A.M. Monday 8 7 12 4 58 11 26 0 52 Tuesday 9 7 11 4 58 T.M. 2 1 Wednesday 10 7 11 4 59 0 50 3 5 Thursday 11 7 11 4 59 1 45 4 9 Friday 12 7 11 5 0 2 48 5 8 Saturday 13 7 10 5 0 3 54 5 59 Sunday 14 7 10 5 1 5 4 6 45 Monday 15 7 10 5 1 6 9 7 23 Tuesday 16 7 9 5 2 7 11 7 55 Wednesday 17 7 9 5 2 8 10 8 25 Thursday 18 7 9 & 3 9 6 8 51 Friday 19 7 8 5 3 10 2 9 15 Saturday 20 7 8 5 4 10 57 9 39 Sunday 21 7 7 5 5 11 52 10 3 Monday 22 7 6 5 6 A.M. 10 28 Tuesday 23 7 6 5 6 0 49 10 58 Wednesday 24 7 5 6 7 1 46 11 35 Thursday 25 7 4 6 8 2 45 P.M. Friday 26 7 4 5 9 3 41 1 13 Saturday 27 7 3 6 9 4 37 2 19 Sunday 28 7 2 5 10 5 26 3 19 Monday 29 7 1 5 11 6 11 4 47 Tuesday 30 7 0 5 1...
VICTORIA. Melbourne, July 11. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 16 July 1878
TICTOBIA. Melbourne, J ulv ii. Mr. F. L. Smyth mores to-day in tlie Assembly that tlic Museum and Art Gblleries be opened on Sunday, a large portion o£ the community being favorable to the less puri tanical observance of tliat day. In the advertising columns of the Herald to-night there appears an address from Sir 33. O'Loghlen to the electors of the West Mel bourne, issued in consequence of the extract "from Freeman's Journal published in the summary of mail news from Suez. Sir B. O'Loghlen complains of the notorious unfriend liness of the Freeman's Journal towards him, aud states that the letter was not the produc tion of any friend authorised to write on his behalf. Railway Bills for the Groulburn Valley and Daylesford lines were introduced to-night by the Minister of Railways. Annie Smith was committed for trial to-day by the Coroner for the wilful murder of her sou, Charles Smith. Charies Smith, sen., the father, was discharged from custody, there being no evidence implicating ...
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 16 July 1878
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. KfARBIDY, H. A. Solomon, Poundkeeper. —One red and white bull calf, no brands visible ; one white with red spots heifer, no brands visible; one white eteer calf, no brand visible. Will be sold July 22, at noon. HUNDRED OF KOOLTUfGA (nearest Post-Office, Koolunga), James Young, Pound keeper.—One red eteer, branded 3? off rump; one red and "white steer, no brands visible ; one white steer, advertised as ear-marked, branded lite S near rump, shows like O near rump. Will be sold July 22, at noon. YONXJALA (nearest Post-Office, Yongala), W. H. Baker, Poundkeeper.—One bay eob, Or over S near shoulder, like Co near neck, small star and snip, shod; one chestnut filly, large star, long tail, no brand visible; one chestnut gelding, WH conjoined near shoulder, white down face, both hind leg8 white; one dark bay mare, M off shoulder, white face, both hind feet white; one bay mare, R under ^ over M off shoulder, M near shoulder, both hind fetlocks white, little white on off f...
NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, July 11. [Newspaper Article] — Kapunda Herald — 16 July 1878
WEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, July 11. The Australian Accident Assurance Associa tion commenced business to-day, and accepted risks to tiie extent of £1,000 for death by any accident. It gives a weekly compensation in case of disablement. This is the first attempt of such an institution in the colony. The public feeling is very favourable towards it. An extra charge of 10s. is to be made for the use of a sleeping carriage on the line be tween Sydney and Juuee, of which the Min ister for Works intends to have half a dozen constructed at once. Sydney, July 13. It is stated that the Governor of New Cal edonia has sent to the Governor of New South Wales asking for assistance and troops. The Governor being unable to comply with the request, sent a despatch to H.M.S. Sapphire, which is in New Zealand, to proceed to New Caledonia on Thursday in connection with events on the latter island.