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DROWNED IN THE TORRENS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

DROWNED IN THE TORRENS, An inquest on the body of Richard Fearce, who was found drowned in the Torrens Lake on Wednesday , was held by the city coroner at tbe Elephant and Castle on Thursday. John Roberts, general agent, of Hyde Park, said he recognised the body as that of a man lately in his employ as a seller of the EaBter carnival tiokets, Had known him for about four weeks, ljast saw rum alive on March 30, when he appeared to be in good spirits. De ceased showed witness references, which stated bebad beenaGovernment teacher in South Aus tralia, Victoria, and New South Wales, and he alf o mentioned having a wifeln Victoria. Gnstav Ffennigwerte, clerk for Mr, Wer theim, said deceased was employed by him -for some three weeks as a traveller, but he left about 16 days ago. He never spoke of having friends or relations in the colony. Last saw him alive about a fortnight ago. when he seemed depreseed. J. S. Penrucker, a clerk, residing at North Adelaide, stated that while rowing on th...

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WEEKLY RAINFALL RETURN. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

WEEKLY RAINFALL RETURN. - The following shows the quantity of rainfall at the undermentioned stations for the week ending at 9 a.m. on Thursday, April 4:— Adelaide .. _ 2-480 Milang _ _ 2-930 Angaston „ .. &-&)l Millicent _ - 3-220 Anna Creek _ 0 800 Mlnlaton _ _ 1*470 Appil* „ _ 2-210 Mltoham « - 2 270 Ardro,ean_ .. 2-130 Moonta _ .. 3635 Auburn .. .4120 Morgan _ _ 1-280 Bslaklava .. _ 2 910 Horphett Vale _ 3S25 Barrow Creek ... 0130 Mount Barker _ 2*510 Beacbport — ~ 8610 Mount Gambler — B'258 Beltana _ ... 0 620 Mount Pleasant — 3-140 BiSmnan — _ 0*430 Murray Budge — 2 885 Broken Ifili _ 0 330 Same _ ., 2'6tO BIyth „ _ SOnO Narracoorte .. 2 830 Booleroo Centre _ 2 880 Narridy _ ™ 3'ISO Boidertown _ 2*720 Noarlunga _ -.4 040 Burra _ _ 1*120 NormanvlJIe — 3 '445 Calling ton _ _ 2190 Kuriootna _ - 6*300 Caltowie _ „ 2*730 Orroroo _. - 0-870 CapeBorda _ 1710 Overland Corner _ 0-990 CapeJervis .1740 Peake _ ..0-075 C.Northumberland 2 374 Penola „ .4 520 CapeWilIoughby_...

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LARGE FIRE AT CRYSTAL BROOK. ESTIMATED LOSS. £4,000. Crystal Brook, March 31. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

LARGE FIRE AT CRYSTAL BROOK. ESTIMATED LOSS. £4.000. Crystal Brook. March 31. Between 2 and 3 o'clock this morning a fire started here, which completely gutted four bus:neBs places in the main street. When the fire was first discovered 'Mr. Parks's green grocery shop was all ablaze, and his butcher's chop ignited a few minutes later. Continuing eastward the fire attacked Messrs. Claridge and Loon's two general stores, but Me8srs,fDabinett and Johnson having procured the railway hy drant and hoee put out the flames and effectually stayed their progress in that direction. Mean time the fire was spreading westerly, and it paEEed rapidly through Mrs. Kelcher's drapery ehop and got a complete hold of Messrs. Keville. & Sullivan's general store. Nothing could be done to save the buildings ignited, but the fire was confined to the premises mentioned. The water service proved most effectual, and except for this and the efforts of a number of willing workers the whole block of buildi...

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THE PROJECTED NORTHERN RIFLE ASSOCIATION. Gladstone, March 29. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

THE PROJECTED NORTHERN EIFLE ASSOCIATION. Gladstone, March 29. An adjourned meeting of olhoers interested in the formation of a northern rifle association wae held to-day at the Booyoolie Hotel. Cap tain Kerr occupied the chair. It was reported that upwards of 100 persons had signifiad their intention of becoming members in the event of the successful formation of the asso ciation. Correspondence wsb received from Lieutenant-Colonel Lovely stating that the commandant as president of tne ooutn Aus tralian National Rifle Association did not favor the idea, as he considered it might iaterfere with the parent association. The general opinion of those present, however, was that a northern rifle association would tend to benefit the parent one, as it would increase the number of competitors by inducing young shooters to come forward. The meeting was further adjourned until early next month with a view of endeavoring to secure the sanction of the commandant. A number of civilians in terest...

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COUNTRY TELEGRAMS. CRYSTAL BROOK, April 3. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

OOUOTBY TELEGRAMS. -» [From onr own Correspondents.] CRYSTAL BROOK. ADtil 3. An inquest was held to-day on the late fire. A verdict that there was no evidence to show the origin was returned. EDITHBUBGH, April 3. Kewe has just reached here that Mr. Jonathan TtfnTtin, eon of Mr. Abraham Martin, who .re cently relinquished fanning on Mb father's land at Edithburgh, and went to Warraoklebeal, Victoria, has been killed by lightning. Mr. J. Martin was married to a daughter of Mr. W. H, HecbmaD, of Editbbnrgh, MAITLAND, March 31. A heavy thunderstorm passed over the town ship this morning at 7 o'clock, followed by splendid showers which lasted till 2 p.m., 680 points being registered. The weather is now fine and clear. mFlLICENT, April 1. At a meeting of the Millicent Preserving Company on Saturday it was decided that the company be not formed as only 701 shares had been applied for. A motion that a skin pur chasing company be formed was negatived. . MOONTA, March 29. Joseph BrokenBbire, ...

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THE AMERICAN MAIL AT SYDNEY. Sydney, April 3. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

THE AMERICAN MAIL AT SYD5EY. LBy Telegraph.] . _ _ Sydney. April 3. The B.M.S. MaripoHa arrived from San FranciECO to-day, bringing the following news, dated San Francisco, March 9. The town of Wabass, in Nebraska, -was totally destroyed by fire on March S. An explosion occurred on February 25 squibs were made for miners. Eleven girls out of 15 employed were burnt to death, and two were seriously injured. Two thousand five hundred Panama Canal workmen were discharged at Taver . nella on February 16. The contractors con tinue to curtail work on all the sections. A strong military force on the line of the canal -mafatahn-i order, but trouble can hardly be averted when work on the canal fs absolutely stopped on March 15. The commanders of the British, French, and United States war vessels and the Colombian authorities have made pre parations to meet it. Chill has passed a lave excluding Chinese from the Republic. TtfsTinn 'MVi»tat7- of A-nflfcraHa. who is about to visit the Vatican, pr...

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HEAVY GALE AT SAMOA. DESTRUCTION OF SIX MEN-OF-WAR. LOSS OP 150 LIVES. Aackland, Match 31. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

HEAVY GALB AT SAMOA. DESTRUCTION OF SIX MENOF WAR. LOSS OF 150 LIVES. Auckland, March 31. The R.M.S. Mariposa arrived here yes terday and reports a fearful hurricane at Samoa on the 16th inst. Six men-of-war have been lost, viz., three German and three American vessels. The German vessels lost were the Olga, Ebar, and Adler, and the American vessels were the Nipsic, Trenton, and the flagship Yandalia. The American loss Ib four officers and 46 men, and the German nine officers and 87 men. Two iron barques and 11 coasters have been wrecked, and four men drowned. The British warship steamed out of harbor during the worst of the hurricane. There was not a ship in the harbor, with the exception of the Calliope, which was not driven ashore and nearly all of them were wrecked. The Calliope is now on her way to Sydney. The wind was nob unusually violent, but the sea was tremendous. All the warships got up steam early, but soon commenced to drift. Before 6 o'clock ia the morning the Eber dri...

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NEW ZEALAND. Auckland, April 3. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

NEW ZEALAND. [From out own Correspondent,] Auckland, April 6. The Rapid has sailed for Samoa. The New Zealand Government have consented to the Mariposa calling at Apia on the next trip to take the American seamen wrecked by the gale at Samoa.

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EDEN VALLEY, APRIL 2. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

EDEN VALLEY, ApbilS A very heavy rain again fell incessantly frorn o'clock last night to 3 o'clock this afternoon, coempanied by heavy thunder and lightning. Between the hours mentioned 4.J inches of rain fell, and during that time the thunder and lightning never ceased. Several of the claps were terrific, and the lightning was almost blinding.

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ATTEMPTED MURDER AND SUICIDE. Melbourne, April 1. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

ATTEMPTED MORDER AND SUI0IDE. Melbourne, April 1. A terrible tragedy occurred at Rochester this afternoon, when Dr. Taaffe, the local doctor, was Bhot by his disgenser, J. C. D. Gafihey. Gaffney, it appears, gave notice to leave, but the doctor, suspecting that all was not right, ref ased to allow him to leave until the books were overhauled. Gaftaey borrowed a double-barrelled gun, ostensibly to have a day's sport, and as the doctor was entering the buggy Gaffney fired at nim and wounded htm seriously. Gaffney then retired to his room and blew his own brains out. Dr. Taaffe is not ex pected to recover.

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District Councils. (For other District Councils see page 12.) COGLIN. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

p0trfct €mviate. {For other District Councils see page 12.) COGLIN. March SO.— Present- AIL W. Patrick, of Oodlawirra, wrote offering , to destroy all Batburst burr on Olaxton's land; not accepted. Mr. John Dempsey»of J&umbowie, complained of tbe great -number of Baihnrst burrs in his neighborhood ; informed ttia't the clerk had been in&U acted to carry out the provisions of the Act. Tenders accepted— Contract Ia, Naokra, E. W. Robertson, £38 19a. 2d.; 2a, Gumbowie, P. Molnerney, JE15 J9sT~St-.4A.,, Cog tin, T. Quinn, £12 17b.;, «a, John^aifln, £5; S {.main road-, John Xjuinn, £14 ?s. 6d. For district xoads— Oontraco; 27, Coglin, P. Brown, £3 15a.; 28, Gumbowie, H, Winter, 15s,; for destroying -B&thurst burrs, hundred Parnaroo, E, PQlon, £4; do., hundred Nackra, S. Meehan. £7; do., hundred Ward, S. Meeban, £9 19a.; do., Coglin wardTJohn Kinsley, £4 17s. The chairman to see to the destruction of burrs in Gumbowie. Grant for construction of roadB apportioned as...

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WRECK OF A GERMAN BARQUE. Thursday Island, April 1. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

WRICK OF A GERMAN BARQUE. Thursday Island, April 1. The Janbaas, German barque, 939 tons, of Elsneth, bound from Sydney to Singa pore, went ashore at Bramble Bay on March 24. She lies in a very bad position, and in all probability will become a total wreck. The crew were saved. Bramble Bay is situated in a group of rocks to the south-east of New Guinea.

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A LAPPISH FAIRY TALE. [Freely Rendered.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

A LAPPISH FAIRY TALE. [Freely Rendered.} [Ey HjalMaB S. BorEgES, in St Nicholas.'] Ibis faiiy tele wss told to Professor 3 A Fries, by tbe Lapps in Taneu. It ie plain, however, that much ot the material has been borrowed by them from the Korwegianp, but adapted and refashioned to suit their own condition?. There was. once a ycur-g prince who had no playmates except a peasant lad named Lira, The king, of course, did not like to have his Eon piay with such a common boy, but as there ?were no princes or kings in the' neighborhood be bad no choice but to put up with Lars. Oae day the prince and Lars were shooting at a mark, and liars hit tbe bull's-eye again an3 again, while the priace'e arrows flew rattling: among the tree trunks, and sometimes did not ewi bit the target. Then he grew angry, and called Lars a lout and a clodhopper. Lars did cot mind that much, for be knew that princes were petted and spoiled, auu could sot bear to be croEEed. 'Now, prbee.' he said, 'let us shoot up ict...

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Country News. (For other Country News see page 12.) PASKEVILLE, APRIL 2. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

Coimtrg Jitter (For other Country JSfeivs see page 12,) PASKBVILLE, ArBH.2, Tbe long drought has at length broken up, and the question of inadequate water supply at the local standpipe can be now put on tha bhelf for a season. To use meteorological phraseology, there has been atmospheric dis turbance for about a week. On Sunday there was a considerable fall of rain, but not nearly so heavy as it was reported to have been on the western seaboard. The thunder, however, con turned, the cky being thickly overc&si,^nrdlfi3t Bight a steady downpour enraed, resulting in the rainjgauge indicating 1290 pointje. The farmers are naturally pleased at the prospect of having an opportunity to clean the land before seedine?.

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THE NEWCASTLE REFEREE'S COURT, NEWCASTLE. Sydney, March 29. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

THE NEWCASTLE REFEREE'S COURT, NEWCASTLE. Sydney, March 29. The Referee's Court waB to have bean opened at Newcastle this morning to de cide the dispute between the A. A. Com pany and their miners. Mr. Oliver, pre vious to opening the court, revievrtd the circumstances attending his appointment. He said ithat he had heard expressions of disstalfifaction in regard to his awards, and he felt that unless he retained the full confidence of the parties on each side accepting the recently adopted general agreement, he could not retain office. He contended that he should not be called upon to adjuet wages, but merely give a decision upon the claim set up. He therefore called for an ex pression of confidence or otherwise from those present. Mr. Gregson, on behalf of the proprietors, expressed full con fidence in the referee, but Mr. Curly, on behalf of the miners, differed from the referee as to the adjustment of wages, and said it was useless for him to say that the miners were satisfied w...

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THE NEW SOUTH WALES REVENUE RETURNS. Sydney, March 31. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

THE NEW SOUTH WALES REVENUE RETURNS. Sydney, March 3L ~. The quarterly revenue returns issued yesterday show the colony's finances to be in a satisfactory state, the increase on the quarter ending March, 1888, bsing £87,391 10s. 2d, and on the year £431j464 12s. lOd. The majority of de partments show an increase of revenue compared with the similar period of the last financial year, in some caBes large and In other only trifling. The exceptions come under the head ing of land revenue, which shows a. totti decrease of £20,706 14s. 4d., prin cipally from pastoral and mining occupa tion. The Post Office is also responsible for a decrease of £2,683 11s. 31., made up through the falling off in telegraph receipts. Against this, however, stand out the following Increases : — Customs receipts — For the quarter endin' March, 1888, £422,493 14a. 3d., for the quarter ' ending March, 1889, £445,052 10s. 6d.; excise, £60,790 2s., against £64,233 13s. 4d.; sale of] stamps, £81,442 12s. lid., agai...

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YONGALA [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

YONGALA, Mareh 28-— Present— Ors. P. Hthir (chair), £. Bradtke, E. Jff. Grafe, J. fiartigan, and J. Blunsden. Various works to be done. The clerk reported letting destruction of burrs rn reserves, &c, to W. N. Robinson for £2 10s. The clerk reported that the Government had granted £500 for construction of roads. The overseer of works to inspect various roads. Revised assessment to be made by the clerk. Tenders accepted— Contract No. 33, T. Bald win, £13. A. Beaglehole appointed ranger and isepector. sanitary inspector, &o. Receipts for month, £89 16s. Sd. ; payments, £58 183. lOd.

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A PECULIAR AFFAIR. Melbourne, April 3. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

A PECULIAR AFFAIR. Melbourne, April 3. A mysterious case has been brought to light at South Melbourne by the recovery of the remains, of a fully developed female child and the arrest of a young married woman named Louisa Bing on a charge of concealment of birth. It appears that the accused woman went to a house at South Melbourne a month ago and left a box to be called for. The accused did not call, and through a bad smell, the box was forced open, and in it was found the fully clothed but decomposed body of a child, only the boneB remaining. The remains had every appearance of having been in the box for years. The accused denies all knowledge of the child.

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WALKERVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

WALKERVILLE. April 1.— Present— Ors. Conrad j (chair), Mt fflin, and Brookman. Council to procure j set local standard weights ready for use on the j 1st Julp next. Working overseer and laborer j to have notice that their positions would be ; declared vacant on June 30. City Corporation i wrote re draimge of storm waters, when it was | decided on council paying £40 towards the I estimate coat of works to divert the storm waters from the district through the city park latrde to tbe River Torrens. Receipts, £66 7s. 6d ; payments, £74 19s. Board of Health.— Mr. Connor wrote com plaining of smells from Conrad's on March 22 and 24 as being most offensive, adding in the past few weeks it has been better, but now appears to be breaking out again; Mr. Connor to be invited to attend next meeting of the board with a view of fully reporting on the annoyance complained .of. Inspector reported having served noticeB on ratepayers whose pro perties do not admit of the sties being 50 feet clear of ...

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THE FRUIT GROWERS'S CONFERENCE AT SYDNEY. Sydney, March 29. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

THE FBUIT- GROWERS' CONFE RENCE AT SYDNEY. Sydney, March 29. The fruit-growers' conference was closed to-day. The resolution moved yesterday in regard to fruit cases was negatived, and the subject dropped. A resolution was passed unanimously that under an im proved system of fruit cultivation fruit growing would be a much more remunera tive occupation. Mr. E. Whiteaker, sec retary ot the conference, read a paper on the above subject, in which he pointed out tbe wide field for improvement, and hov it could be repaid in extra quality and quantity of yield, and give room for the employment of many more people. On the motion of Mr. J. Gelding a motion was adopted that the classification and naming of fruit was unsatisfactory, and that an effort should be made to Improve frnlt nomenclature. A resolution was also paEsed, urging the necessity of better ac commodation for the transit of fruit on the railways, and storage at railway sta tions, and a deputation was appointed to lay the matter...

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