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COMMERCIAL. Southern Argus Office, Friday Evening, September 14, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 15 September 1866
COMMERCIAL. Southern Argus Office, Friday Evening, September 14, 1866. In the wheat market there is really nothing to re port this week, we not having heard of any transac tions of consequence. Hay is in rather less demand at present, owing to the improvement in pasture lands, and we have no doubt must coine down in price. Potatoes are scarce, and wouldfiud a ready market.
LAW COURTS. GOOLWA LOCAL COURT. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12. [Before B. F. Laurie, Esq., S.M.; Dr. Taylor, J.P.; and T. W. Higgins, Esq., J.P.] HIGGINS V. VARCOE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 15 September 1866
LAW COURTS. ^GOOLWA LOCAL COURT. Wednesday, September 12. [Before B. F. Laurie, Esq., S.M.; Dr. Tayior, J.P.; and T. W.. Higgins, Esa , J.P.] Higgixs v. Vabcoe. Action of ejectment to recover possession of five allotments in Goolwa. Mr Lowe appeared for the plaintiff, and Mr Hind marsh for the defendant Mr Lowe stated thai the circumstances of the case were, that tie plaintiff having gone to New Z.-aland, authotized Mr. Head, ageur, of I'ort V ictor, to sell his land at Goolwa for not less than £.250, but had given no authority to let it, and that the defvndaut, pretending to have the property on a lease for one year, really had no title. The plaintiff was examined by Mr Lowe, and de posed to all the circumstances above stated. Defendant aud Mr Read were then examined by Mr Uindmarsh, and a great many letters were put in on .both side?. Mr Uindmarsh then stated the case for defendant, aod submitted to the Court that it had no jurisdiction, because the value of the property was, with...
STRATHALBYN. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 15 September 1866
STRATHALBYN. A meeting of Committee of the Strathalbyn Agricultural Society, was held on Monday, at Lester's Hotel, in order to ascertain an opinion as to the expediency of the Society holding two shows in one year, instead of one only as now ; Mr. John Cheriton, ' J.P.. occupied the chair. About fourteen or fifteen of the Com mittee were present, and freely discussed the matter for an hour, when Dr. Herbert, patron of the Society, proposed, and it was carried, that a public meeting of subscri bers to the Society be called by advertise ment, for the purpose of ascertaining their views on the matter. The meeting ig to beheld at Lester's Hotel, on the 17th instant, at seven o'clock. A vote of thsuke was presented to the Chair, and suitably acknow ledged, and the proceedings were adjourned to the 17 th. An election meeting took place on Monday, a report of which will be found elsewhere.
FINNISS VALE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 15 September 1866
FINNISS VALE. The Rev. B. T. Craig preached a very im pressive sermon in the Finniss Vale school room, on Friday, evening week, to a large and attentive congregation. The rev. gentleman took for Lis text the 11th verse of the 3rd chapter of Paul's first enistle to the Corin thians—' For other foundation can no man lay,' -£c- Miss Randall presided at the har monium, which Mrs. Catlow kindly lent for the occasion. A visit from Mr. Craig is always k&ked forward to here with the greatest delight. It is reported that a fine lode of silver lead ore bas been struck at the Wheal Coglin Mine, and to all appearance it promises well. The new Wesleyan Chapel at the Talisker was opeaed for divine worship, on Sunday week last. The usual tea and public meeting were held on the Monday following, and were attended by great success. The net proceeds ' realized amounted to £25 15s. 7 Id.
WENTWORTH. Wentworth September 10. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 15 September 1866
WENTWORTK [From our own Correspondent] Wentwor-th Septmeber 10. Latest acaounts from the Upper Darling state that the river was falling and unless a fresh flood came down the steamers would not be vinabled to make more than the one trip up. All the steamers that have gone up the Darling have been heaviry laden and there is still a large quantity of goods in store waiting transit. The Wentworth Amateur Dramatic Club gave another entertainment in the long room of the Wentworth Hotel, on which occasion the room was well filled and the performances gave universal satisfaction. The proceeds as before were given towards the funds of the Wentworth Hospital. Mr. James Price the other day invited about 60 gentleman to a dinner to inaugurate J tlie opening of his new store. The chair was j taken by Mr. Pricej supported on his ri^ht by j Lievrenant'Coloiiel Russell and on the left by the ltev. William Ross and Mr. Goodwin, and the greatest ton homine prevailed. After tlie usual patriotic toast...
THE METROPOLIS. Adelaide, September 13. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 15 September 1866
THE METROPOLIS. fFrom our own Correspondent.! Adelaide, September 13. The last mail, though assuring us that the bad times are likely to pass away, and that in all probability commerce will not be deranged by a European war, has not produced any imme diate effect upon business. There are a few small insolvencies each week of no importance except as an iadication of dull times. Small shopkeepers, whose expenses exceed their pro fits, go suddenly to the wall when their custo mers, themselves feeling the hard times, con tract tiseir usual personal expenditure, and when merchants, wishing to know their real position, demand a settlement of accounts with that class of traders. Then commission agents and brokers, the greater number of whom fail every five years, or oftener^ are brought to a 6peedy halt when nobody buys except from hand to mouth. There is no large failure ex pected just no ip, though the action of the Banks, if persisted in, will necessarily close the commercial career of ...
THE SOUTH-EASTERN MAIL ROUTE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOUTHERN ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 15 September 1866
THE SOUTH-EASTERN MAIL ROUTE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE SODTHEHKAHOOH. - Sir — Having a leisure hour, I take up my pen to write upon a subject deeply interesting to all resi dents in this the south-eastern portion of the colony, and also highly important, to the mercantile interest in Adelaide. The subject is the easy and rapid. transit of mails aud passengers to and from that large aud important district, Mount Gambier. I think all will admit that this subject Bhould b* fully discussed, in order that the most desirable results may be arrived at. My idea is that the mails and passengers may bs landed by a light-draught steamer at Salt Creek, on the Coorong, cheaper, quicker, and much more comfortably, than by any other route or mode of transit Salt Creek is distant from the Goolwa about 90 miles, so that a steamer could do the dis tance in ten- hours easily; add. six hoars from Adelaide to Goolva, and' two for detention for transhipment of mails, and passengers, and it would leave Salt C...
THE ENGLISH MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 15 September 1866
THE ENGLISH MAIL. THEbrarichgteamer, withthe July Englisbmails and telegraphic dates to August 8th, arrived at Glenelg on Sunday after noon, and we hastened to publish our promised Extraordinary, with a resume of the intelligence. Early on Monday morning a large number of copies were in circulation. Apart from the events transpiring on the continent, the news from England is this month more than ordi narily exciting. The successful laying of the Atlantic cable and the actual exchange of telegraphic messages between the two countries is of peculiar interest, because it will practi cally determine the feasibility of long oceanic t-ubmarine lines elsewhere. So much having been accomplished oa the Atlantic, we may fairly hope that ere long we shall bave a .complete chain of telegraphic communication between Australia and England. la one re spect nt all events we are beating the ancients, _ whatever our respected corieapbndent Vis Viva ~ may say to the contrary. As might have been expect...
FOREIGN. THE WAR IN GERMANY. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 15 September 1866
FOREIGN. THE WAR IX GERMANY. Momentous events have occurred in Germany since the last news. Penetrating Bohemia in three columns, the Prussians have won a succession of victories, aud continued their advance to the gates of Vienna, where | their triumphant course has been suspended by an ] armistice, which has just been agreed upon through »i ? ~^.-j\ nfl'..»a nt t\\v Kmnemr of the French. ' The nairativo of these events involves many details of interest. Oh the 24-h June, the Prussians entered Bohemia, advancing without encountering any serious resis tance till the 27ib, when a battle took placa. On that day the fifth army corps, commanded by General von Stt-inmetz, fell in with the Austrians at Nochod, on the Silesian frontier, 25 miles west of Gla-z. This corps had entered Bohemia by way of Braueiau aud Reinerz, with orders to move on to the fortress of Josephstadt by the pass of Nachod. Both sides suf ftred considerable josses, aua at uie ciose or me oay each maintained its prev...
LOCAL NEWS. WILLUNGA. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 15 September 1866
LOCAL NEWS. ' WILLUNGA. The concert which came oft here on the 24th ult. was very well attended, but the Hall was by no means crowded, so that those wishing to enjoy the music had every facility for doing bo. Mr. R. B. White, from Ade laide, gave some of his choicest pieces, not only on the violin, but also Dlaved several on the piano, most of which were encored. Mrs. Wishart was in good voice, and sang very sweetly the *' Echo of Lucerne,' also a cavantino, 'Spirit of Air,' and with Mr. A. Chapman the amusing duet 'The Bashful Lover,' which, as a matter of course, was en cored. Mr. Hall and his son played and sang with much spirit and execution. One of the instrumental pieces — 'Jessie's Bream,' founded on au incident in the seige of Luck now, given by Master Hall, was performed with considerable execution and effect. Messrs. Button and Chapman also contributed their 6hare to. the entertainment, the former giving an original song composed expressly for the occasion, called ' The La...
LONDON WOOL REPORT. July 25. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 15 September 1866
LONDON WOOL REPORT. Julv 25. Since tbs c!o=e of the sales there has been a modern t= tnquiry furall yt-scriptiaiiB of wool, and fjYcrai vale* uiaiio at a tlight advance on the closing rates of insi sales. There is a Ir.rge business doing in the North, ilauuf'iclttrerii am wcil employed, aud the raw ' snatei :a.l »s e:jlei'ifi'_; into consumption at a lull iivfrag?; iti- :nili- running £u!i timu, all Lave large nnferir, ni«-y for -U.- *i;iinp trad6. An ea».iui- ?«-?*;«:}' sn.ikct, with peace, would cans A great d'.'if.au'i forwi, ,1, and we t-houid have t-- quote 6n advance nil round cf li- lo 2j3., and Iii Tort j 1'i'iHii' 2J. «o 21 1. I Til* suit ►ales mt' expected to crttnmenoe oa .Au-'Uri 9 and 'his aniicip&tbi sri'ivaU to that dale ro-y J'- «icii 1 30,000 balus. 'i'ho uutual mrivaU to ibid c!&to are — Syjney, 29 132 i»!e-; P-»rt Phii-ip, lI»Gli bales; Van DituiaaV Lwd 8 S17 bslcs ;, AdcUiJt;, G.S56 bales; Kbw '/r^-AMii ZH,ll\i l^!«=- i Swan Hirer, 458 balte; Cpa ...
THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT AND GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE SOUTHERN ARGUS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 15 September 1866
THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT AND GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS. TO.T8$ EDITOB OF THE SOUTHERN ABODS.. Sir— It has juat come to my knowledge that the Government are calling for tenders for certain build ings at Port Elliot; and I was not a little surprised that there is a clause in the specification binding the contractor to use for the- roofing and S wring only slate and flagging from the Delabole Quarries at WUlunga. It is well known there are several quar ries at Willunea that oan and have produced better material tbau that produced by tbe Delabole felate Quarries, and which have been in working several years. The Delabole Slate Quarries were only opened last yearj principally by some builders in Adelaide, who formed themselves into a Company under the title of the 'Delabole Slate Quarry Company, Limited,' -with the present Commissioner of Public Works as Chairman of the Directors. The quantity of slate and flagging they have hitherto sent from their quarry has been very trifling in compari...
ENGLISH MISCELLANEA. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 15 September 1866
ENGLISH MISCELLANEA. A few days a go as some workmen in the employ of the contractor lor Sewer works were digging -in the roadway opposite Pluuipstead Church, at a depth of only 18 inches from the surface, they found two human skeletons, which had evidently been interred for many years. The report of the National L'feboat Institution has just been issued. The society has now under its charge nearly 200 lifeboats, and every year it is instrumental iu saving between 700 and 800 lives from shipwreck. To carry on successfully the use ful and philanhropic labors of the society a large permanent income is indispensable, aud there are tew, if any, scc:eties which make a better claim upon the liberality of Englishmen. Some thieves broke into St. Matthew's Church, Leeds, the other night, expecting to find plate, i»ext day being sacrament Sunday. They were dis appointed iu this, hut thev drank a bottle of sacra mental wine, and left behind them the fallowing note : — ' D^ar Sir — We are sorry...
SPAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 15 September 1866
SI'AiX. A proclamation has been issued by Marshall O'Donucll, in which he amniui ces his determination to repress with vig.ir every atu-mpt at diKtuibancc. Two generals died from flie wounds th-y received during the recent fUhtirg in Madrid. The insurgent soldiery Ekouted ' Viva Prim and the populace,' ' Viva' la republica.' A letter from Madrid, dated tbe 24th of June, states that 1,7.~-« prisoners were made during the recent revolt, la? of whom have already been shut. It add* that the total uumbcr --f killed reaches 1,000. On the 25th of June, 21 serg&iUt3 implicated in the revolt were shot. .Several more were shot next day and during tue week.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 15 September 1866
Business Notices, JOHN CLAKK, TAIL OR AND CLOTHIEU, 29, KlNC* WliAIAM-STBEET, ADELAIDE. Hats, Glove=, Braces, and Shirts, in preat variety. JOSEPH AL.LEN. rnENT AN1- TARPAULIN MAKER AXD J_ GENERAL IKONMONGKK, 31, KlSG WlLUASI-STHEET, ADELAIDE, Tents. Tarpanl'iis. Canvas, American Duck, Rope, Twine. F:-liin? T«iuc. Litn's, H-oks, &c. IN»THC-rn'»NS F«»R SKLF-MKASUKIiMEXT and PATTERN'S I'OsT FliEE, from a Large, New, aiid Scnsi.nab'e Stock of TWEEDS WILTONS. CO \T1XGS, TROUSINGS, AND VE-TINGS. A Good 8Tifl Fasl.ionabic Fit Five Per Cent Discount for Cash. A. MACGKOUGE, IiirOETEH AND Gl'NERAC. - 'L'TPITTEH, -40, King William-street, Ade'aide. MOUNT BAliKER STORES. WM WOOD & C O., IMPORTERS of DRAPERY and CLOTHING, FANCY GOODS. &c. &c, respectfully draw the attention of CASH BUYERS in Mount Barker and sunoundiug districts to thtir new and extensive Stock of General Draperv, Clotliing, Hoots and Shoes, Glassware, Toys, 'Stationery, and Fancy Goods, almost t...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 15 September 1866
BIRTH. TODMAN—At Port Elliot, on the 12th instant, the wife of James Todman, M.D., of a son. MARRIED. TURNER—GAUNT.—On the 6th of September, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; at St. George's, Magill, by the Rev. T. R. Nev- ille, Mr. Frederick Turner, of Hindmarsh &nbsp; Island, to Alice, widow of the late F. Gaunt, Esq., Surgeon, Ridditch, Worcestershire. The Southern Argus Port Elliot, Saturday, 15th Sept.
HACKHAM PLOUGHING MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 15 September 1866
HACKHAM PLOUGHING MATCH. TheannnsJ Hackham or Nosrlunga district plough ing match, was held on Thursday, September 6. The ground selected was in a paddock belonging to Mr. P. Neilson, about half a mile from the main South Road, and about a mile from the township of Hack ham. It consisted chiefly of flight sandy soil, and was cot so dry as was anticipated ; though, being rather sideling, the ploughing did not lcok so well as it otherwise might h-vve done. The day was beautifully fine and cool, and a large concourse of spectators was present fiom various parta of the district and neighbourhood. Mr. Williams, of the firm of Williams & Russell, Ade laide, exhibited a new patent reaping machine, com prising some recent improvements in construction, which were very generally approved, and attracted considerable attention, Crea«ure comforts were abundantly dispensed by Host Sbeehan, of the Golden Pheasant Inn, and Host Carrick ot the Emu Hotel, Morphett Yale, and various amusements...
SHIPPING. VICTOR HARBOR SHIPPING. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 15 September 1866
SHIPPING. VICTOR HARBOR SHIPPING. i ARRIVED. I Sunday, September 9 — Crkoi.ise, schooner, 70 tons, O'Hara, master, from Tort Adelaide. One passenger. Cargo — : Timber, railway iron, and 1 sundries. SAILED. Wednesday, September 12 — Crinoline, schooner, 70 tons, O'Hara, masttr, for Port Adelaide. Cargo — Hides, skiiis, &c. Thursday, September 13 — Gclxare, schooner, 151 tons, Jenkins, master, for Melbourne. Two passen gers. Cargo — Wheat, flour, wool, &c IX HARBOR. ?; . Sarah Jaxk, echooner, 123 tons, Thompson, master, frcni Corner Inlet. GOOLWA SHIPPING. ARRIVED. Tuesday, September 11 — Wentworth, steamer, Varcoe. master, from Murrumbiidgee. In ballast. Passengers — Mr. and Mrs. Brookes &nbsp; &nbsp; Thursday, September 13 — Ibis, schooner, 40 tons , John Gilbert, master, from the Finniss. In ballast. : Same day — Coorong, cutter 10 tons, Gilbert, master, from the Finniss. In ballast. MISCELLANEOUS. \ Messrs. Johnston and Muiphy's new steamer j Gooi.'...
NOARLUNGA. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 22 September 1866
NOARLUNGA. Mootat. September 3. Present— The Chairman (Mr YV . Oliver) end u the members. Clerk rspented rates received for year 1865 I £12 183. 9d.; jetty dues, £1 16s. 9'. Letter from Mr Wickham, complaining of persrr obstructing tbe road at Wickhaovs Hill by bringir ? drags down tbe hill. The Clerk to give Mr Jarvie. the offender, notice to remove the obstructions com plained of. Letter from Messrs Shepherd, Chapman, and Out on, complaining of the amount of iheir assess ment for mill at Maclaren Vale. The Clerk to ranlv that the amount cannot be altered this year. Memorial from James Jones and others, asking fora deviation of road between Sections 119 and 129. The Council to meet Mr Jones at the place ia question to see what can be done. W. Hulclnnson's tender for gravelling road near Horseshoe Mill, at 3s. 4d.. per lineal yard, was accepted. Four other tenders'. Richard Miller's tender for cutting, &c ,.uear Mr Olivei's, accepted — cutting and embanking, lid. per culr.c ...
MOUNT BARKER. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 22 September 1866
MOUNT BARKER. Monday. Sen-iiMBta 17. Present ? Messrs. Bell (Cluuruian), Wedd, Pater sop. and Haiinaford. Mr. Uawlinson waited on the Counc'l to get an approach madu to stables. Council to view. Mr. Toll waited on ilia Gmucil asking leave to procure stone from the old found reserve ; he to have leave, keeping the ground clear, and the quarry open, aud to pay 4-' ''r ' a^d. Mr. Hunt obtained leave to get stone out of ' reserve near Mr. Stone's ; he io pay -M. per yard t keep the quarry open. Resolved — That the payments go to the roa? Totness. Mr. W. Paterson to cniplov one or tvro men clear some ditclics near his place. Mr. Johu Collins waited on the Council to get road near his place repaired. Councillor Paterso see to it. Mr. Pearce applied for some culverts to be n on the Mount road. Council to view. Resolved — That Paxton take on a gang of men Ratepayers to be allowed to tail ibeir cattle oppo their fences. Range to be informed of it. The road near Mr. Buffhana's utables to grav...