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THE GOLDFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 28 January 1870
THE GOLDFIELDS. The Advertiser reports as follows:-"The gold news is really getting sensational. There are various exciting accounts of the returns from the crushiDg of South Rhine quartz, or conglomerate, at the works at Mannum, but we are not in a position to state particulars. We understand, hovrevir, that a gentleman well acquainted with the South Shine claim has bought all the shares he could get hold of at 13s. Other reefs are being worked, and we; hope to hear of profitable results, though it is too soon to give a decided opinion. The next auriferous sensation is at the back of Mount Loftj, where upon private property, a company are working with the moBt promising results. For a depth of nine feet the colo* can be seen; the whole way by washing the stuff, and at the bottom there is a layer of waBh-dirt yielding gold in payable quantities. Such is the report from this mine, and the news has created some stir. * The great diecorery, however, is on the Oskaparinga, about two mil...
MOONTA. (FROM A CORRESPONDENT) January 18. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 28 January 1870
MOONTA. (PEON A CORRESPONDENT ) January ]& I was very sorry to find from your issue of the 31et ultimo that the hot wind* had created such sad havoc in the crops in your neighbor hood; and should flour, as a consequence, become dearer, and the next mail show no improvement in the price of copper, the people here will be placed in a very sorry fix, com pelting us to seek employment from the Com missioner of Public Works (from whose tender mercies deliver us), or forcing us-however paradoxical it may appear-to the Destitute Board for the means of sustenance. During the summer we have had a great variety of weather-hot winds with Australian snow, followed by rain and cold winds in the short space of twenty-four hours, which made us long for a cooling draught from some of your delicious springs, and we would gladly have exchanged all the comforts (?) of our " pug" huts for the luxuriant shade of your noble gum trees, which, with a dozen or two of choice apricots, would have comp...
DISTRICT COUNCILS. CLARE. Monday, Jan. 24. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 28 January 1870
DISTRICT COUNCILS. CLABE. Monday, Jan. 24. Present-Messrs. J. W. Gleeson (in the chair) Hunter, Hitchcox, and Bradtke. The! minutes of last meeting were read and con-1 firmed. Carter's road to be attended to. The clerk reported that the Council met last Mon day to inspect roads, and that the following works were let: -Ford near Luton to James Hoare, for £5; filling ruts and cutting side drain by Weikert's ford, let to Henry Cain for 30s; ford by Thos. Eiehardson's, let to him for £5; grubbing stumps and filling ruts by August Hoffman's, Adolf Smith's, and Spring Gutty, let to August Hisler for £3; filling ruts and grubbing stump9 and stones on Kenny's Hill from top to bottom, let to August Hisier for £4; making side draiu and filling ruts by Butler's, near Armagh, let to Michael Kelly for £2 10s. Permission was granted to Mr. Jones to grub trees by section 84. .John Hallett applied to have ir^es grubbed by section 133 and 135, Mr. Hunter to get the same done and ruts filled up by Pa...
CLARE CORPORATION. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 28 January 1870
CLARE CORPORATION. Present-The Mayor,and Councillors Powell, Fels, Smith, antl Treleaven. The minutes of'last meeting were read and confirmed. A memorial Was presented to the Major, * signed by a large number of ratepayers, request iqg that a.street situated at the south boundary of Mr. "Fels' allotments, and adjoining the Travellers* Rest Hotel, should be given in ex change for one, already surveyed, more in the centre of the allotments, stating that they, the memorialists, considered, it would be more beneficial to the town than the former one. His Worship atated that until the street was invested in the Corporation by Mr. G-leeson, the original proprietor of the land, they were powerless to act in the matter. Councillor Smith proposed, and Councillor ' Treleaven seconded, that the question be held over for a fortnight to allow them sufficient time to consider the subject. Adjourned accordingly until next meeting. A deputation attended the Council complain ing of the street situat...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 28 January 1870
SALE BY AUCTION. On TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, at IB o'clock a.m. *v ' TO BE SOLD BY ATfCTION at Blyth Plains, at the residence of Mr. Jonathan Hoar, on Tuesday, February 8, at 12 o'clock a.nk, bj order of Mr. J. Hoar 6 first-class Draught Horses 2 &t Cows, fit for the batcher 5 Breeding Sows 10 Small Figs 1 Tip Cart 1 superior Bolkr, in three parts 2 Iron Ploughs 1 very huge Patent Lever Scarifier 1 Horse-rake 1 Beaping Machine, by Mellor 1 Winnowing Machine, by Easom 2 Sets of Zigzag Harrows 5 Sets of Plough and Leading Harness 3 Sets of Whippletrees And Sundries. Sale without reserve. Terms at sale. WTLENNON, . Auctioneer. BY INSTRUCTIONS FROM MR. JAS. DUGAN. ON THE FARM, SPRING- GULLY. On THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1870, At 12 o'clock noon. THE BEST FARM ON THE PLAINS. Arthur KING & co. are instructed to sell, as above, by Mr. James Dugan, who is removing to Yorke's Peninsula, 15 Tons Splendid Hay 4 of the Bait Draught Horses in these Districts 2 Fast Trotters in harness o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 28 January 1870
«)*!*&lt;%T fIV/0 *i; J,t; ;. ! rjQ L A RE-, ,8^$ J 4:001; .11OUB AND OHAFF MILLS, CHARLES KIMBER, PROPRIETOR. Flour, Bran, Pollard,. Chaff, and Crushed Corn always for Bale. A OUEN BREWERY. The BEST XXX PALE ALE andPORTER In .the colony are to be had at THE AUBURN BREWERY. The Proprietor obtained the FIRST PRIZE for ALE at the GREAT NORTHERN EXHIBITION, 1869. A P A E T K E , . Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer, CLARE. N.B,-FUNERALS FURNISHED on the most reasonable terms. JAMES GREENWOOD, CHEMIST, AND DRUGGIST, BOOKSELLER, STATIONER, AND NEWS AGENT. Main STREET, CLARE. P E R C I DYER, CHEMIST AND DRUGGIST, KOORINGA, BURRA BURRA. EW H I T F O R D, . Sajddle & HARNESS MAKEH, MINTARO, Has always in stock a large assortment of English and Colonial Saddlery of every de scription, which- he sells at remark^b y low prices. Persons intending pftrjiharawrmM dtTwell to call and see for themselves; and E; W. guarantees to give satisfaction. J. BERNSTE IN, TAILOB, PROFESSED TBOU3ERS...
COMMERCIAL. CLARE. "Northern Argus," office, Thursday, January 27. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 28 January 1870
COMMERCIAL. CURE. " Northern Argus," office, Thursday, January 27. Wheat, 4s 4d to 4s 6d I Flour, £11 10j per ton of2000 lbs Bran, Is 2d per bushel Pollard, la 3d per bushel Chafi; £4 10a Fresh butter Is 6d per lb Potted butter, It 3d Eggs, 8d per doz Bacon, 8|d per lb Ham, lOd Cheese, colonial, Is Potato*, 10j per bag AUBXJfiN. January 26. Wheat, 4s 4d per bushel; flour, 26s per bag; bran, Is 4d per bushel; pollard, Is 4d per bushel; chaff, £5 per ton ; oats, 5s Od per bushel; crushed barley, 4s6d per bushel; bread, 3d per 21b loaf j bee£4d to 6d per lb; mutton, 2d to 3d per lb.; potatoes, 8s 6d; onions, 2d per lb; butter, scarce; bacon, 8d per lb. ADETiAl OE. January 26. Wheat, Sb Flour, £1110a to £12 10s
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 4 February 1870
SALE BY AUCTION. On/' TUESDAY, FEBRUARY jB, at 12 j: ".Jr r o'clock*.m. O BE SOLdIbY AUCTION -at. Blyjth Plain^ at the residence of Mr. Jonathan Hoar, on Tuesday, February 8, at 12 o'clock a.m., by order of Mr. J. Hoar 6 firit^cla&s Draught Horses 2 fat Co ws, fit for thebutcher 5Breeding Sows ' 10 Small Pigs. I Tip Cart 1 superior Rotter, in threeparts .2 Iron Ploughs 1 very large Patent Lever Scarcer 1 Horse-rake I Reaping Machine, by Mdior 1 Winnowing Machine, by Easom 2 Sets of Zigzag Harrows 5 Sets of Plough and leading Harness 3 Sets of Whipple trees And Sundries. Sale without reserve. . Terms at sale* wTLENNON, Auctioneer. BY INSTRUCTIONS FROM MR. JAS. DUGAN. ON THE FARM, SPRING 'GULLY. On THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1370, At 12 o'clock noon. THE BEST FARM ON TH^ PLAINS. Art HUB king4 & c o. are instructed to sell, as above, by Mr. James Dugan, who is removing to Yorke's Peninsula* - 15 Tons Splendid Hay 4 of the Best Draught Horses in these Districts 2 Fast Trotte...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 4 February 1870
GL A R E "S'TF! A M FLOUR - AND CHAFF MILES, CHARLES KIMBER, Pbofbeetob. Floiir,Bran, Pollard, Chafi^ and Crnshed Cora always for sale. - 1 ?* U BUBK -:2SE W-E R Y. The BEST XXX PALE ALE andPOBTEB In the colony are to be had at THE AUBURN BREWERY. t- TheProprietor obtained the FIRST PRIZE for ALE »fc the GREAT NORTHERN EXHIBITION, 1869. A P A E T K E , . .Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer. CLARiS. N.B.-FUNERALS FURNISHED on the most reasonable terms. - JAMES G B E E N W O O D, . CHEMIST, AND DRUGGIST, B OOESE LL E R, STATJONER, AND NEWS AGENT* MAIN stbeet, CIABE. P E R C Y W . DYE R,! . i :* 9 &lt; CHEMIST and DRUGGIST, KOORINGA, BURRA BURR A. EW H I T F O R D, . SADDLE & HABNESS MAKEB, MINTABO, ; Has always in stock a large assortment of English and Colonial Saddlery of #rerj de-; scription, which he sells atremarkaby low] prices. Persons intending Jo purchase wouldi do well to call and see for themselves ; and E. W. guarantees tof^veeati^factwji. - \ pi AND C. BECKMANN...
COMMERCIAL. CLARE. " Northern Argue," office, Thursday, February 3. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 4 February 1870
COMMERCIAL. CLARE. " Northern Argue," office, Thursday, February 3. Wheat, 4s 3d to 4a 4d Floor, £11 10s per ton of2000 lbs Bran, Is 2d per bushel Pollard, Is 3d per bushel Cha$ £410s Fresh butter Is Sd per lb Potted batter, Is 3d Eggs, 8d per doz Bacon, 8d per lb Bam, lOd Cheese, colonial, Is Potatoes, 8s $d per ewt. AUBURN. January 27. Wheat, 4s 4d per bushel; flour, 28s per bag 5. bran, Is 4d per bushel; pollard, Is 4d per bushel; chaff, £& per ton . oats, 5s Od pe» bushel; crushed barley, 4s 6d per bushel; bread, 3d per 2lb loaf; beef, 4d to 6d per lb; to itton, '2d to 3d per lb.; potatoes, 8* 6d ; onions, 2 &lt; 1 per lb; butter, scarce; bacon, 8d per lb. ADELAIDE. February 2. Wheat, 4s lid Flour, £1110a to £12 10s m
THE GOLDFIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 4 February 1870
THE GOLDFIELDS. The Barossa correspondent of the Gawler Times writes as follows: Since my last I am happy to say things here look a little brighter.' The rush to Hissey's Gully is increasing, and prospects are slightly better j the gold being traced northwards in the direction of the paddock to the west of Pilgrim's. As it nears the private land the prospects improve. The diggers would be glad to get leave to mine on this property, but don't know to whom it belongs. A prospecting company was formed here on Saturday evening, and the first thing they decided on doing was to call for tenders for einking the shaft, already: begun, on the Lord Vivian Beef. A contract has since been taken to sink 30 feet at 7s per foot, after which, fresh tenders will be called for. Though the result of the quartz, crashed has not been very good, it is believed the reef will prove payable at a greater depth. It, is on the side of Spike Gully, not far from a large reef opened by the El Dorado Company, a gr...
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 4 February 1870
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. 1 " AN OLD VICTOBIAJT DIGGER" writes to us from Kooringa, complaining of our occasional ^correspondent's report of the Uiooloo diggings,, and says it is totally false, denies that there is any running water there, and says there never was the number of men on the diggings reported by him. Ai "An Old Victorian Bigger" de clines sending us his name, and as he does Hof^ state on what authority he denies the truth of our correspondent's letter, his gratuitous asser tion must be taken for what it is worth.
THE LATE CRICKET MATCH. (To the Editor of the NORTHERN ARGUS.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 4 February 1870
THE LATE CRICKET MATCH, (To the Editor of the NOBTHEBN AEGUS.) Sib-My attention has just been called to a report of the cricket match between the Auburn and Eapunda Clubs, which appeared in your issue of the 21et January, some of the state ments in which, if left unnoticed, might leave altogether a wrong impression on the minds of the public with respect to certain matters which occurred on that occasion. I trust, therefore, you will allow me, even at this late period, to reply to some of them. I have not the slightest objection to the one sided way in . which the report is written throughout, for of course that is merely a matter of taste with yoir correspondent; no doubt he thought by making everything look as black as possible for poor Sapunda he was doing his eleven a good turn. What I object to is the paragraph respecting the dispute, and I think a more unfair and uncricketlike version could not well have been penned. It is true that Mr. Keats was given out leg before wicket, b...
The Northern Argus. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1870. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 4 February 1870
mtftfn glrpji. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY i, 1870. WHAT are the future prospects of the agricultural portion of the inhabitants of this colony, is a question which even the leading men of South Australia constantly seek to evade. And whyv it tlrat this most important question js thus trifled with ? Is it simply because by interrogating' the matter facts would: probably be brought to light whicl*, would place a doubt in the minds o£ many as to the solvency of the colony I Or, is it because there are none who feel themselves capable of undertaking the difficult task of enlightening their fellow creatures on the point ? That the prospects of the farmers at the pre' sent period is anything but cheering all will allow. It is a notable fact that they have been retrograding for the last half-dozen years; and -yet they continue plodding along in their usual style, apparently, if not contented with their humble lot, averse to making an effort to retrieve their fortunes, but rely on the miserable chanc...
LOCAL COURT—CLARE. TUESDAY, FEB. 1. FULL JURISDICTION. (Before Messrs. J. Varley, S M., A. King, J.P., and W. L. Beare, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 4 February 1870
LOCAL COURT-CLARE. TUESDAY, Peb. 1. FtTLL JUBISDICTIOtf. (Before Means. J. Varley, S SL, A. King, J.P., and W. Ii. Beare, J.P.) An application-was made by Mr. Cooper, Deputy Surveyor-General, to hare a road closed the Hundred of Milne by Section 542, Mid road in close proximity to be opened in lieu of the one proposed to be closed. An objection was made by Mr. A. M'AskiN, which was subsequently withdrawn, and the application j granted in both instances. (Before Mr. J. Varley, S.M., by consent.) KBAlTEWITrBB V. HHL. Claim for £30 8s. Defendant acknowledged the debt, but said he was unable to pay the bfll, m he had made an assignment of every* thing belonging to him for the benefit of his creditors. His Worship ruled that as^ he acknowledged the debt judgment must be given for plaintiff. Judgment for plaintiff for the full amount claimed. H*ABKIIX T. m'ASKHX. Claim for £52 8s 8d. This was an action brought by Donald M*Askill against his uncle, John M'Askill, to recover £52 8*8d, porti...
DOWN IN A DIVING BELL. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 4 February 1870
DOWN IN A DIVING BELL. A correspondent of the Daily News gives on interesting account of a de scent in a diving bell. He describes the progress and works of the Ad miralty Pier at Dover, and explains how the work is. carried on under water. Princes of the blood have been denied the honor of a descent, but this writer obtained the estimable privilege. With regard to the dress he wore, the first important matter he explains is that whether it is the coal mines of England or Wales, the sewers of the city of London, or the bottom of the English Channel which you are about to explore, you must pull huge woollen stockings over your trousers, add a pair of thick overalls to these, divest your self of upper garments, don something scrubby and ticklish which is half j jacket and half shirt, and does duty for both, put massive boots with soles and ! side and tops as of cast iron, and crown i yourself with a hat which looks like a dish-cover oilskin. Thus equipped, I you are ready to meet your...
POLICE COURT—CLARE. TUESDAY, FEB. 1. (Before Mr. J. Varley, S.M.) DOWD V. CLERKIN. [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 4 February 1870
POLICE COUltT-CXiAfiE. TUESDAY, FEB. 1. (Before Mr. J. Yarley, S.M.) DOWD V. CLEEKXN. - The defendant was charged with rescuing certain.cattle from the complainant on the 28th of October. - Plea-Not guilty. The information r was withdrawn, by the plaintiff paying the costs, 10a. COECOBA2T V. JOHNSON. : The defendant was charged with using ob scene language in the Travellers1 Kest Hotel, and pleaded not guilty. The charge was, how ever, sustained, and hewas fined 10s and costs, 17s in all, or-seven days imprisonment. MAYS AMD V. MAUGKEB. Withdrawn. M'NAMAEA v. PATEBSON. To stand over until next day. John Smith was charged by James Tobin with being the owner .of a dog which ran at complainant's horse at Mintaro, and thereby caused him to be in danger of being thrown. The rase was folly proved. Fined 40s and costs, £2 10s 6d in all.
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the "Government Gazette," Jan.27.) [Newspaper Article] — Northern Argus — 4 February 1870
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. (From the "Government Gazette," Jan.27.) Impounded at the public pound, Rochester, section 347, Hundred of Hart (nearest Post cflfficej Boehester)-Chestnut horse, about 16 hands high, white blaze down face, shod, like SB near shoulder. If not claimed, will be sold Feb. 21, at noon. Impounded at the public pound, Iieasingham, H. Solly, poundkeeper-Bay horse, bleze down face, hind feet white, like JD conjoined with ^ over near shoulder; light brown horse, like a: reversed near shoulder, switch tail. If not claimed^ will be sold Feb. 21 at noon. Impounded at the public pound, section 2208, Hundred of Hanson, near Cross Roads Inn (nearest post office, Kooringa, M. Leggo, pound keeper-Brown or black mare, like b over W or & over W off shoulder, like c off neck, with bay filly foal at foot; bay mare, small star, near hind foot white, like wc with H over and & under near shoulder. If not claimed, will be sold Feb 21, at noon. Impounded at the public poun...