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YANKALILLA. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 13 October 1866
YANKALILLA. &&TURDAT, October 6; Present — All tbe members. Memorial received, requesting that road through 4 Section 331, &c, Inman Valley, be opeund. Clerk to write to the several occupiers of sections through which the road passes to open the same forthwith. A counter-memorial received, objecting to road between Sections 343, 344, and 345, Inman Valley, being sold and closed. Besolved that the road remain* open. Mr Mitchell reported having let to V. Bnscombe -caning stones to crossings and making two. chains catch-drain . on Hay Flat-road for SA 4s. ; also, let to C. Gregory carting Etones and filling boles on same road for £i. Leave granted to B. Tarener to cut and remove timber from road between Sections 359 and 360, on condition that the timber is cut six inches under '^ surface of read.' Received, Mr Lowe's opinions relative, to depas- — turing by-laws. Tenders accepted — Building a timber bric'ge Dear Mr WatsonX Bald Hills, Mr H. Wat on' a, at £38. Bu...
LONDON WOOL REPORT. AUGUST 25, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 13 October 1866
LONDON WOOL REPORT. AracsT 25, 1SG6. The third series of sales for this year commenced August 16, the arrivals to that date comprising j Sydney, 30,CS3 bales; Port Phillip, 16.0C2 bales; j Van Dicmoii's Land, 8.019 bales; New Zealand, ; 41.380 bales; Adelaide, C,95S bales; Swan RJver, | 430 hales; Cape, 19.S75 bales; total, 133,339 bales, j The opening sale was well attended by the home i trade, but es porters xrnre in email attendance. Prices j opened fullv equal to the average range of the May- j June series, with a tendency against the buyer, the j reduction in the Bank rate from 10 to 7 per cent j creating confidence. j The sales continue to progress satisfactorily at full | prices* and the home trade are liberal buyers of all descriptions. An easier money market will create a firm market, and we anticipate ihat the whole of the j arrivals will sell freely at present quotations.
LATEST CITY INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 13 October 1866
LATEST CITY INTELLIGENCE. The official report of business on the Stock Ex- j change is as follows: — Three per d:nt. Consols, for j money, SSJ, ;j. § : ditto, for accou-.ir, S9 ; Three per | Cents, deduced, 8S, 87g ; New Three per Crnts., 83, S7§; New Two-aud-a-Half per Cents., 70i; India Five per Cent. Stock. 103§. §; ditto, Five per Cent, j 'enfaccd' rupee pap^r, 991, 100J. The March j Exchequer B:Iis closed at os. dis. to par, and tha j June at 2s. dis. to 3s. prem.
CANADA. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 13 October 1866
CANADA. The Canadian Parliament was to be prorogued on August 11. It was thought that it was the last Canadian Parliament that would ever meet at Ottawa. It was stated in Quebec tba; the Koyal Artillery at present in Canada would be reinforced by three ad ditional batteries before the close of the present season of navigation. The Canadian News of August 23 says : — ' We continue to receive communications from all parts of Canada that ths Fenian snake is not killed, and that it will soon show its head again. It is gene rally believed that another attack on Canada will be made about the time of the State elections in the neighboring republic, vix., iu November next. We are glad to hear, however, that the Government of the province is fully prepared for every emergency ; indeed, it is rumored that the whole body of the volunteers are to foe called out next month and put under canvas for some weeks. Stores fur the volun teers are said to be expected in a few days as well as full equipm...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 13 October 1866
Medical. j 11'»1-T VACCINATION at 10 o'clock Morning at i 1 rOKT FLI.IOT. JAMES TO1JMAN. M P., Goveinraeat Vrtcchiator, Distiictof Poit Klliot and Goolwa. Hotels, &c, COMMERCIAL HOTEL, STJtATHALBYN. GE O 11 ft E D A B. B O K (Late Commercial Traveller) Hating taken the above commodious Hotel, wishes to inform tbe residents of Stsathalbyn and its environs that it wiil be bis study to supply only the best liquors and the best accommodation, and an Ordiuary, «ut to be surpassed, every day at 1 o'clock. Commercial travellers will receive every comfort and attention. Good Stabling, and horses well attended to. H LESTER begs respectfully to inform tbe ? public in general, and travellers in particular, that he bas taken tlie STRATH ALB YN HOTEL, so long and so ably carried on by Mr. D. Gollan ; and at the same time assures them that they will lind every accommodation, c-rnbined with civility and n'oderate charges. N.B.— An ostler sleeps in the stables at night. ICTOKIA HOTEL. STRAT...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 13 October 1866
^REDUCTION IS THE PRICE OF THE SOUTHERN ARGUS q A'SI- - RIVER MURRAY ADVERTISER. Tm Conductor of The Southern Argus lias much pleasure in announcing to Subscribers and the Public generally that on Sateedat, the SOtb. June, on -i ?which day a new Quarter commeneed, the price of j that Journal per copy was Seduced from 6d. to 4d., And the Subscription from Six Shillings per Quarter to Four Shillings. Isr making this Reduction, which will bring The Southern Argus within the means of even a larger class of readers than have hitherto received it, the Conductor of the paper -will relax no efforts that are calculated to maintain the character it lias already a] ?won, as ai Whx gwtf gjtargpaprt gnbl&brft in ^o^rtt * «&n$ttnlta, out of glfldaitlc. « ~* is TmtCoDdactorof The Southern Argus will shortly fc Tisit personally every locality in the Southern Dis- aj trict, in order to remedy whatever defects in the Correspondencies and Agendas, of the paper have become apparent sinc...
SCOTLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 13 October 1866
SCOTLAND. The Tnvfrncts Advertiser states that on the other afternoon, the train from the south brtught home from Wimbledon young Cameron, the champion shot of Great Britain, along with otber competitors from the r.oi th vrho have likewise distinguished them selves, although to a lesser degree. The Cth Com nanv of Inverness-shire Highland Rifle Volunteers, to which corps Cameron belongs, turned out to wel come the youthful hero, the oration being most en thusiastic. On Saturday afternoon, July 3S, the Elcbo shield, ?won by the Scottish eight at Wimbledon, was carried from the City Chambers uf Edinburgh to the Parlia ment Uouse. There was a large turn-out of the volunteers to witness the placing of the shield. Three of the Scottish eight (Mr. E. Ross, Mr. J. Malcolm, and Captain Mitchell), headed by Captain Horatio Ross, carried the sbkil, between lines of volunteers, from the Council Chambers to the Parlia ment House, followed by a denss crowd. The volun teers followed into the hall...
DISTRICT COUNCILS. PORT ELLIOT AND GOOLWA. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 13 October 1866
DISTRICT COUNCILS. POET ELLIOT AND GOOLWA. Satuhday. October fi. Present— Messrs Snnmsn (Chairman), F. Tamer. G. MavSeM, and B. Welch. liosd repairs near Dr. Todman'd residence to be attended to immediately. Chairman reported that Mr. Chiboall would sanc tion tbe nad deviation through his lands at tbe Flag- ' staff; owners of land in. the neighborhood to be in vited to contribute in aid of the preliminary expenses. Sections in Hindmarsh Valley gazetted for arreais of rates since 1851 to- be advertised to he leased for payment. J. S. Hoarding's tender at £6 per chain accepted, for road metalling near Mr Hutchiiison's, Section No. 143, now in progress of cutting. ' : ? Le tir from Mr Laturir, urging the further widening on the road through Section 42. Council postponed consideration until the Parliament had: dealt with the application for a special grant in aid of such work. Letter read from Education Board declining' to as sist towards the erection of schoolhouse in Hiudma-sh Valley,...
IRELAND. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 13 October 1866
IRELAND. The Lord Lieutenant, accompanied by the Marchioness of Abercorn and family, mide bis public entry into Dublin on August 23.* Tbe streets, along the route of the procession were greatly crowded. The reception was mos» respectful, but there was no enthusiasm on the. p r.t of the people. Ihe Dublin Town f^ouncil had had two days' debate on the terms of the address to be presented to Lord Abercorn on his public entry as vicer y. For the first time in the ecclesiastical history of Ireland a Roman Catholic cardinal archbishop'*, leves has been held in the Irish metropolis itself. On August 20, Cardinal Cullen, who had arrived ». few days previously in Dublin from Some, held his first reception in the Holy Cross College, Ciumine, situated close to the city, ou his assumption of his recently-received dignity as Cardinal Archbishop tf Ireland. Tbe Government is allowing a' number of the Fenian prisoners to leave Ireland for Amer'cs. They have to pie ge themselves, however, i;o; to r...
PARAGUAY. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 13 October 1866
PARAGUAY. A desperate battle has been fought between the people of Paraguay and the Allies, the former being severely defeated with a loss of 4,000 killed and wounded. The has been a great outbreak among the soldiers, and conflicts took place in the streets. The people sided with the soldiers. One thousand five hundred prisoners were taken and 400 of the revolted sholdiers were shot by sentence of Court Martial.
FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 13 October 1866
FRANCE. Fatal -AcoinEXT at the Eotf-bor's Fete at 3'aris. — The icta Napoleon this year is said to have been, iu one aspect a great success, the weather being fine and the crowds in the streets enormous. Gra tuitous performances filled the theatre to ovci flowing. The o'd out-door amusements lost none of their zest for the Parisians, and the fireworks and illuminations, in which the electric light was for the first time Introduced with, as iuey say in vie piayuius, ' start ling effects,*1 were more than usually brilliant. As an act of graco on the occasion tho Emperor either pardoned or commuted sentences upon more than Hi'iO military offenders — a latthod »f perpetuating the remembrance of the fete and bib own clemency at once both politic aud generous. Prior to this Hi-; Majesty had made a liberal distribution of the Cross I of the *Legi- n of Honor among soldiers as well a« j civilians. Unfortunately the night did not pass off : ?without a terrible accident, for a crush occurring...
FOREIGN. THE CONCLUSION OF PEACE. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 13 October 1866
FOREIGN. THE CONCLUSION OF PEACE. | The treaty cf peace between Austria and Prussia ?was signed on the evening of August 23, and sent in Vicuna fvr ratification. After the ratifications have been exchanged, the evacuation of the Austrian territory cccnpicd by the Prussian, army will cim mo.nce immediately. Three weeks is the term fixed for the complete evacuation of Bohemia. The treaty is said to contain 14 ai tides, together with suuple ineutarv piotocols referring to the transport of iio;ip-i, the exchange of the prisoners to be tffeeted at Overling, and the question of federal properly. One of the stipulations of the treaty is that Lom bardo-Yeiittia s'uall be handed over to Italy with no more onerous condition than the responsibility fur the State debts. But it is by no nic-aus clear that all difficulties are thus removed. It is said that the Italian representative in the negotiations with Aus tria is authorized to demand -he restitution of national relics and objects of art whi...
MAURITIUS. Melbourne, October 10. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 13 October 1866
MAURITIUS. Melbourne, October 10 Mauritius dates to 6th September. The stock of breadstuff's was nearlyex hausted. Sale of Chilian flour, 5dols. 2c. per 100 lbs. Bran, 3dols. 25c. Australian oats, 4dols. 30c. to 4 50c. Horses were scarce. An American vessel, the Borodens, had been abandoned near the island. A large number of disabled vessels had put in.
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. Melbourne, Oct. 4. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 13 October 1866
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. VICTORIA. Melbourne, Oct. 4. It is raining heavily, with every prospect of a continuance. A splendid draft of fat cattle have come down irom the scene of Burke and WilU's deatb. Some of them are computed to weigh l,3Ul- IDS. A considerable number of Chinese diggers are proceeding to Hokitika. Two steamers sail to- day. Melbourne, October 5. There has been a heavy gale in Hobson's Bay ; two schooners and 20 or 30 waterman's boats are ashore or capsized, one man being barely saved. The 13anvon floated this morning, and great efforts are making to get her away. A man, who calls himselt Burke, of New South Wales, a fishmonger, stuck-up a house at Cranbourne on Tuesday morning. H-. asked Hurst, a settler, for breakfast, and while eating it Ilurst's son saw the end of a revolver protru- iug from his pocket, lie went out and loaded a revolver, and went in again. When Burke announced who he was, Hurst shot him at once in the leg. The ball passed through tbe femoral arter...
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. ADELAIDE. Friday, October 12. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 13 October 1866
TELEORAPHIC NEWS. ADELAIDE. I By Electric Tet.eguaph.1 [From our own Correspondent.) Friday, October 12. Holman & Co, have failed. The liabilities are £18,500, and assets £15,588. The Hon. Thomas Reynolds's no confidence motion came on to-day. Mr. Strangways moved the previous question, which was negatived by a majority of seven. The motion was afterwards negatived with out a division. Darling falling.
INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 13 October 1866
INDIA. Account from famine- stricken districts still most distressing. Peace concluded between Russia and Bok hara. The Simla Court-Martial acquitted Captain Jervis on all charges. Rebellion in Java. The damage done by the late floods in Lower Scindia is estimated at half a million sterling.