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  2. TONTINES.

    Sir—Public attention has from time to time been called to the subject of "tontines" as a mode of raising money for large operations; out the notice of the public does not appear to ...

    Article : 378 words
  3. TELEGRAPHIC DESPATCHES

    Flour has gradully declined, and good brands at auction realized only £16 5s. From £17 to £18 is the trade quotation; but even at these rates no business is doing. ...

    Article : 59 words
  4. LAW AND CRIMINAL COURTS.

    Harrly Lindsy, alias Pixon, aged 25, was charged with staling £14, the property of Peter Tostevin, at Glenelg, on the 16th October. The prosecutor, a fisherman residing at Holdfast ...

    Article : 3,285 words
  5. MEETING AT CLARE.

    On Saturday morning, the 24th Instant, according to notice given in the papers, a public meeting, convened by the District Council of Clare, to consider the advisability of a rate, took place at the Shamrock and Thistle ...

    Article : 983 words
  6. FOOTPRINTS OF XAVIER IN JAPAN.

    A little more than three centuries ago Francis Xavier, the "Apostle of the Indies," the companion and friend of Ignatius Loyola, landed on the shores of Japan. He was one ...

    Article : 1,813 words
  7. Advertising

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    Advertising : 1,661 words
  8. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    The Louisa went ashore at the Heads to-day all hands saved. ...

    Article : 18 words
  9. THE OPINION OF A SWISS PRIZE SHOOTER ON ENGLISH RIFLES.

    Under the title of "Wimbledon," one of the Swiss competitors at our Volunteer Rifle Match, M. Albert Weasel, of Geneva, has published a compte rendu of the week's ...

    Article : 657 words
  10. PRIVATE TELEGRAM.

    The following private telegram has been handed to us for publication:— Melbourne, November 28. The Aldinga sailed at 430 p.m., with 50 ...

    Article : 31 words
  11. THE NEW ZEALAND WAR.

    Sir—To distant observers the apparently trilling object of the possession of a few acres of waste land can hardly account for the extensive and determined disaffection of the ...

    Article : 1,259 words
  12. THE SQUATTERS' PETITION.

    Sir—The poor squatters again complaining! What is it all about, and why am I to be annoyed? I won't sign the petition because I do not understand the question. Ask the ...

    Article : 1,505 words
  13. INSOLVENCY COURT.

    Hour. Name. Object. 11 w. Crabb. Adjourned first hearing. 12 W. Paterson. First hearing. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30. ...

    Article : 78 words
  14. CLARE.

    On Saturday last a meeting of ratepayers of the District took place at the Shamrock and Thisile, to consider the advisability of a rate for the coming year, and to hear the exposition of the policy of the Council ...

    Article : 248 words
  15. POLICE COURTS.

    [Before Mr. S. Beddome, P.M., and Mr. s. Teates, J.P. DRUNK AND RIOTOUS.—William Howell was fined £1 for being drunk and using bad language in Hindley-street on the 27th inst. ...

    Article : 326 words
  16. THE VICTORIAN VOLUNTEERS.

    During the past two months the volunteer movement has been rapidly progressing. From 2,000 men, which the force numbered some three months back, it has risen to about 4,000. ...

    Article : 969 words
  17. GAWLER.

    Nothing worth writing about has occurred since my last, with the exception of a supper which the Mayor, Mr.R.J. Turner, J.P., gave to the Corporation yesterday evening, on his retiring from the office, which ...

    Article : 207 words
  18. PORT ADELAIDE: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28.

    DISORDERLIES.— William H. Middteton, charged with being drunk and disorderly the previous day, was fined 6s.— Edward Williams and Eliza Wright were charged with indecent behaviour on the Company's Wharf on ...

    Article : 113 words
  19. STOCKPORT.

    On wednesday last, during the afternoon, a fire broke our near the farra of Messrs. Brakenridge. The wind at the time blew a gale, and the conflagration spread with great rapidity: nothing short of utter destruction to the ...

    Article : 938 words
  20. DISTRICT COUNCILS

    Present—Messrs, White (in the chair), Stewart, Maslin, and Kempton. Three tenders were received for the cutting of Cox's Hill: not accepted. To stand over until the end ...

    Article : 84 words
  21. MUNNO PARA WEST, NOVEMBER 27.

    Present—Messrs, Heard (Chairman), Roberts, and Broster. Read, a letter from the Commissioner of Crown Lands, stating the Government would convey the roads closed ...

    Article : 74 words
  22. PORTLAND ESTATE, NOVEMBER 28.

    Present—Messrs, councillors Goldsworthy, Dedman, Stone, Lindsay, and Woman (in the chair). Reported, that the sewer under the northern approach if the Estate had been attended to. ...

    Article : 96 words
  23. WEST TORRENS, NOVEMBER 27.

    Present—Messrs, Dew (Chairman), Jenkins, Pearson, and Gray. Superintendent's report read. Resolved, that the Councillors meet at the ...

    Article : 241 words
  24. EAST TORRENS, NOVEMBER 26.

    Present—The Chairman, and Messrs, Cobbiedick, Coon, Jennings, and Norton. Mr. Jno. Bidgway presented a memorial, praying this Council to open a Pound on the Montacute Section; and ...

    Article : 144 words
  25. RAILWAY CHARGES.

    Sir— To make known now cheap the goods are sent by train from Kapunda to Adelaide, I take this opportunity to state that I forwarded the other day per rail from Kapunda to ...

    Article : 93 words
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