The SPEAKER took the chair at 22 minutes to 2 o'clock. WALLAROO. Mr. OWEN wished to ask, before the business of the day was called on, if the Commissioner of Crown Lands was ...Article : 6,542 words
Flour is in improved demand; several shipments have been to Otago; the exodus of miners still continues, operating prejudicially to trade. A Proclamation has been gazetted that ...Article : 83 words
His Honor Mr. Justice Boothby intimated that the Court would not give judgment in the cases of Cleve v. Dashwood and Smith v. Bell till the Court sits again. PARKER V. GROSSE (SPECIAL CASE). ...Article : 176 words
Present—Messrs. T. Ninnes (Chairman), F. Hannaford, W. Ashby, and Dr. Webb. Five tenders for assessment of the district received. Mr. F. E. Archer's accepted. Cash in hand to be sent to bank. Mr. Prater to be paid 5l. 10s for ...Article : 101 words
CARELESS DRIVING.—Henry Jones was charged with being drunk and negligently driving a horse and cart in Angas-street on 29th August. The offence was proved, and the defendant fined 2l. and costs. ...Article : 152 words
Present—All the Councillors, except Mr. Ferguson. Mr. Asplin's tender for 200 yards unbroken metal was accepted at 6s. 3d.; others ranged from 6s. 5d. to 7s. 6d. Mr. W. S. Wild's tender, office of ranger, accepted at 40l. per year; ...Article : 61 words
Present—Messrs. Morris and Price. No. quorum. ...Article : 11 words
Present—Messrs. Kelly (Chairman), Duncan, Smith, Haines, and Hunter. Tenders were received for works near McEwin's. Decision deferred. Flavell's tender for works near Yatala Vale accepted, 15l. 10s.: and Parkin's, for ...Article : 84 words
Sir—Much has been said from time to time of the volunteers, their loyalty, attendance at drill, and the desire to excel each other in rifle practice, but I have not yet seen or heard of anything being suggested ...Article : 292 words
Present—All the members. Clerk to see Mr. Smith relative to a depasturing license issued by the late Clerk; received reply from sureties of late Clerk that they could not make a settlement on his account until case has been tried ...Article : 236 words
Present—His Worship the Mayor (in the chair); Aldermen Mold and Nott; Councillors Jones, Lawrence, Clement, McEwen, and Mankey. Dr. NOTT attended and took the necessary oath, and ...Article : 202 words
Meeting of ratepayers for the adoption of a rate. Mr. Daniel Ferguson, in the chair; on behalf of Council proposed a rate of 1s.; seconded by Mr. Packham. An amendment was moved by Mr. Ransom, seconded by Mr. Pool, for a ...Article : 161 words
ENGLAND UNDER ELIZABETH.—Though slavery was very rare, it can hardly be said to have passed wholly away. In 1572, Elizabeth manumitted a slave, born on one of her manors in Somersetshire. ...Article : 1,353 words
The usual monthly meeting of this Society was held at the Norfolk Arms, Rundle-street, on Friday, August 30. Present—Mr. D. Ferguson, Chairman; and Messrs. J. ...Article : 683 words
Present—The Chairman, and Messrs. Cobbledick, Norton, Pascoe, and Playford. Tenders for work on French's Pinch, Wood's Hill, at Green Hill-road, were accepted[?] Council to sign memorial to House of Assembly praying for assistance ...Article : 70 words
Sir—Now that the above is under the consideration of the Parliament is the proper time to suggest anything useful to the measure, especially as respects suburban Corporations. I would, therefore, suggest ...Article : 162 words
Present—Messrs. Scoular, Matson, and Stone. Letter from Para Wirra Council respecting road near Mr. Gaylard's. Council declined taking further steps in the matter. Clerk to forward abstract of receipts and expenditure to ...Article : 74 words
Present—All the members except Chairman. Meeting to elect Clerk and Collector in place of the present Clerk; but Chairman being absent in Melbourne nothing was done. The tenders (8) were not opened. An application was ...Article : 64 words
Present—Messrs. J. Lush, who presided, E. Robinson, D. Jones, and E. Lovelock. Surveyor reported bridge over River In man, on Section 259, approaching completion, and certified for 50l. Clerk and Mr. Jones to see occupiers of ...Article : 98 words
Sir—The volunteers in this colony are treated in a strange manner by the Government. They were insulted by one great man who, at a public meeting, in a sneering way, called them involuntary volunteers, ...Article : 196 words
Meeting of ratepayers, Mr. Mitchell in tne chair. Meeting called to fix number of cattle to be depastured on Crown lands of district. Four, five, six, and eight head of cattle to 100 acres of purchased land were severally proposed and ...Article : 97 words
Present—Messrs. Wm. Richardson, Edwards, Stantan, D. Harvey, and McDonald. Mr. Wm. Richardson was elected Chairman; Mr. Berry Smith, Clerk, and Mr. James Berry, jun., reappointed Poundkeeper, Woodchester Pound. ...Article : 117 words
Sir—I have read your leader about the planting trees in and around the city, and though I agree with the spirit of your remarks, I cannot altogether go with you in recommending the planting of such trees as ...Article : 191 words
Present—Mr. A. F. Loyd (in tne chair); Messrs. J. P. Chapman, J. Thorpe, and C. Soubier. Clerk to obtain information whether proper notice was given to Mr. William Stilwell, of Eyre's Flat, about exchange of road for land to form new ...Article : 168 words
Present—All the Council. Memorial from ratepayers desiring Council to convene meeting to take into consideration petition to Governor to dissolve House of Assembly, in consequence of its recent decision in Mr. Justice Boothby's ...Article : 157 words
Sir—There has been much talk and writing about the Adelaide rifle butts, and large amounts of money have been asked either for additions to the old or for the erection of new ones. As the Adelaide volunteers ...Article : 377 words
The annual dinner of the Brethren of this Lodge took place on Thursday, the 22nd instant, at the Goolwa Hotel, Goolwa. There was a large muster of the Brethren, united with whom were several gentlemen ...Article : 1,026 words
Present—Messrs. J. W. Krichauff (Chairman), S. Robinson, R. Robinson, and H. Treloar, jun. The following tenders were accepted:—H. Baumgaerter, 6l. 15s.; James Kelly, 13l.; Thomas Dunn, 8l.; Thomas Dunn, 6l.; J. H. ...Article : 275 words
THE BOOTHBY MEETINGS.—Notwithstanding the numerous reports which we have given of various meetings held in reference to the recent judicial decisions and conduct of His Honor Mr. Justice Boothby, ...Article : 361 words
Present—All the members. Tenders accepted: for metalling, John Carter, 7l. 9s. per chain; Jenkin, 7l. 4s.; Hodge, 7l.; King. 7l. 5s.; West, 8l.; Hunter, 9l.; Jones, forming, 18s.; forming and removing, 1l. 2s.; Hunter, forming, 1l.; ...Article : 87 words
Present—Messrs. Dew (Chairman), Hemingway, Everard, and Merchant. Resolved, piece of road be formed near chapel, Reedbeds. Clerk to write to Mr. Davis, calling attention to his live fence overhanging footpath. Letters ...Article : 86 words
We are this week again favoured with splendid rains, after a sufficient interval of fine dry weather which will tell well for the crops. The last few days have been remarkably changeable, one day so mild ...Article : 142 words
Present—Messrs. Collins (Chairman), Turner, and Roberts. Tenders accepted: William Barfield's, for forming road near Mr. Collins's sections, at 13s. per chain; Wm. Judd's, for forming road near Mr. Marshman's sections, at 13s. 3d. ...Article : 46 words
Present—Messrs. Perkins, Lauterbach, Kerr, and Widenhofer. Chairman reported that at meeting of ratepayers on 19th inst., a rate of 1s. was adopted. Clerk to endeavor to ascertain owner or agent of Sections, 40[?]8-9, &c. 5l. to ...Article : 229 words
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