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AN ADVENTUROUS COUPLE. DOWN THE MURRAY IN A WHALEBOAT. Renmark, October 20. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
AN ADVENTUROUS COUPLE. DOWN THE MURRAY IN A WHALE BOAT. Renmark, October 20. An adventurous gentleman and his wife, Dr. and Mrs. Clark, called here last Wednesday morning, and after a stay of a few hours left down stream in the afternoon. Dr. Clark has run down from the source to the mouth of various European and Asiatic rivers, and being attracted by tho length of the Murray and its tributaries started on March 2 last in a lG-ft. whaleboat. Leaving Gundawincfi. ? il. _ njr_T__j ? t'*? ? * f«-i . «i ., r uu Miu ivj.cmi.jre iiiver, lov miles norcn-west of Brisbane, he found the difficulties of the navigation much increased owing to a miscal culation of the time of transport from tho Queeusland capital to his point of departure. Ten days seems a long time to take over 150 miles, but a 16-ft. whaleboat is an inconvenient: addition to an ordinary traveller's impedi menta. The Mclntyre hvA fallen considerably in the meantime, and exposed falls of 15 to 20 ft., aud fallen logs and trees, ...
THE PREMIER AT GOODWOOD. PRESS CRITICS CRITICISED. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
THE PREMIER AT GOOD WOOD. PRESS CRITICS ORITIOTSKD. On Friday, Oct. 18, the Premier (the Hon. C. O. Kingston), by invitation of the Good wood Democratic Club, addressed a crowded meeting in the local institute upon 'Current politics.' Mr. E. Tweeddale presided, aud upon the platform were the Hons. D. M. Charleston, W. A. Robinson, and G. McGregor, The Premier, who on rising was received with cheers, said he very much regretted the aosence ortnememDers ior me aistnci;. un fortunately the Commissioner of Publio Works was engaged elsewhere in his constituency that evening, and Mr. Price was away on the Murray doing his duty as a member of the Village Settlements Select Committee. Speaking of the village settlements reminded him of the dear old stupid Register. One could not open it of late without seeing a paragraph reporting the utterances of some man who had been kicked out of the village settlements, or who had left them for some equally discreditable reason, and who had been driven...
STARR-BOWKETT SOCIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
STARR-BOWKETT SOCIETIES: The Port Pirie Stn.rr-Bowlcett Society, No. 11, held its fifth Appropriation meeting on Wednesday evening, October 16, in the International Hall. There was a fair attendance of spectators present Mr. O. F. Claridge was voted to the chair. He explained the objects of the society, and staled that it had only been in existence for nine months and is still improving. There are at present on the books £61 members, re presenting' 391 6hores, being on increase of 22 during the monUi. Me6srs. F. Price and A. E. Gare were ap pointed scrutineers. A little girl was chosen from tho audience to draw the numbers. ' The lucky No. 52 fell to Mr. Patrick F. WoDerniott, of Port Pirie, the holder of two shares, entitling him to £200 for 10 yean free of interest. A vote of thanks to the chairman and scrutineers was passed.
POLITICIANS IN TEE COUNTRY. MEETING AT MOUNT GAMBIER. Mount Gambier. October 20. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
POLITICIANS IN TEE COUNTRY. MEETING AT MOUNT GAMBLER. ' Mount Gambier. October 20. A largo and representative meeting was held in the Institute Hall last night under the presidency of the mayor, when Messrs. G. Riddoeh, M.P., R. Homburg, M.P., and C. Giles, M.P., dealt with current political questions, prominence being given to the pro posed Now Zealand treaty and the State Ad vances Bill. Both measures met with strong condemnation from Mr. Homburer. who re ferred to the recent visit of tho Premier and Chief Secretary. He charged them with creating class-hatred of the worst type, and claimed that it was the Conservative party, and not those who claimed to be the Liberal party, who carried the Education, Real Property and Ballot Acts. The speaker condemned what they termed ' the socialistic tendency' of the Government measures, and the Premier was referred to as ' the dictator of South Australia,' whose will governed his colleagues.
LORD BRASSEY. ARRIVAL OF THE SUNBEAM. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
LORD BRASSEY. ARRIVAL OF THE SUNBEAM. His Excellency Lord Brassey, the Governor of Victoria, reached Port Adelaide on board his yacht the Sunbeam on Tuesday morning. His arrival was quite unexpected, every body anticipating, as was suggested in Tuesday's Advertiser, that lie would not deviate at bo late an hour from the direct route from Albany to Melbourne, out wouiq proceed 10 me v lcwu-suu ^iuww without calling at Adelaide. These expecta tions were, however, all upset at daylight, when the natty little vessel was 6oen heading in for the Semaphore anchorage. The wind was light at the time she appeared ; consequently she could be seen down the gulf Eome time before Bhe anchored between the two jetties at about half -past 6 o'clock. The weather was delightful, and everything being in good order on board the yacht it did not take long to clear her. Naturally, under the cir cumstances, only the members of the official staff, who are always on the alert at the boarding-station, were pr...
DRAUGHTS. TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
DRAUGHTS. TO CORRESPONDENTS. . lAttenaon Is particularly directed to the following rules :-AU correspondence in this deportment to m marked ''Draughts.' Correspondent* »n sending games- for pubUoatlon to write on one side ol I the paper only, to use the ordinary draughts notations and to give the moves of Black and White consecu tively, as in the games below, where Blacks moves are indicated by a dash and White's by dots between the numbers. Solutions to accompany all problems.] PROBLEM! No. 405. By J. W. Dawson, from the tfcwcastl* Weekly Chronicle Supplement. BLACK. WHITE. White to move and win.
ROMAN CATHOLIC MISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
ROMAN CATHOLIC MISSION. After conducting a most successful mission ttt Brompton, North Adelaide, and Mitcham, the Passionist Fathers of Goulburn, N.S. W., who came to Adelaide at the express wish of his Grace the Archbishop, opened a three weeks' mission at St. Francis Xavior's Cathe dral on Sunday. Father Reginald, who has been conducting services in the south-east, has v^f.nvnAri fri t-.lia /»if*r 1*\ Qcoicf. 'Pn.f.Viorn 'vinpf»7lf. and Kevin in their work. Father Hillary, another member of the order, has also been sent for to help in the conducting of the mission. On Sunday morning Father Vincent preached at the 11 o'clock mass, on a text chosen from the epistle of the day, to a crowded congregation, and the discourse was most eloquent and sympathetic A special platform has been erected for the missionaries alongside the pulpit, and on it is placed a large mission cross which serves to illustrate the fathers' addresses on the passion of Jesus Christ — which by vow they are bound ...
REED V. JORDAN. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
REED V. JORDAN. Play in the match botweem Mr. J. P. Heed, champion of America, and Mr. Alfred Jordan, champion of England, began in London on Monday, September 2, and was brought to an end on the following day— the match resulting, at the end of the 17th game, in the defeat of Mr. Jordan by 1 win 11 draws to 5 wins 11 draws. The decisiveness of Mr. Jordan's defeat caused much surprise in the London draughts circles. The follow ing, from the Liverpool Weekly Mercury, are two of the wins scored in the match : — Game 1,02b'.— 'Old Fourteenth.' Black, Reed ; White, Jordan. f 11—15 28... 24 3-8 18... 9 7-11 23 19 8—11 22.. .17 5—14 29.. .25 8—11 26.. .23 18—22 32.. .28 2G— 31 22 .17 . 9—14 25.. .18 11—15 22.. .17 4— 8 31.. .26 -15—22 17.. .13 31— 2G 17 .13 6— 9 23.. .18 1— C 25. ..22 15—18 13... 6 14—23 30. ..25 2G— 31 24 .20 2— 9 27.. .18 22—26 22. .18 11—15 26... 22 9—14 25... 22 15—22 And Reed won. Game 1,027.— 'Old Fourteenth.' Black, Heed ; White/Jordan. 11—15 2S...24 12—19 25.. .22...
WESLEYAN MISSIONARY SOCIETY. WORK IN INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
WESLEYAN MISSIONARY SOCIETY. WORK IN INDIA. Miss Joyce, who has been laboring in the missionary fields of India wider the auspices of the Wesleyan Missionary Society, returned by the R.M.S. Rome on Monday. The young lady, who is a native of Victoria, has worked with zeal for about two and a quarter years principally in the vicinity of Mysore, and has come back to her native land partly for the benefit of her health,. Miss Joyce has visited a good many of the provinces of India, and has interested herself in the work which is carried on amongst the villages and schools. 'We need not be frightened,' said Miss Joyce, 'that a fate similar to that which met the poor missionaries in China would befall us for we are protected by British rule.' Despite this privilege the life of a missionary in the great dr pendency is not by any means a bed of roses ; she or he has to suifer many privations and go through plenty of vicissi tudes which would tell upon the most robust constitution. Miss Joyc...
CHESS NOTES. FORTHCOMING MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
CHESS NOTES. * FORTHCOMING MATCHES. Oct. 20. North Adelaide v. Gawler. Nov. 1. Semaphore v. Norwood. ' 2. Gawler v. XJnle'y, at Gawler.' The opening match of the season will be .- played at the association rooms, Fleeker's Hotel, to-niglit, when the Norwoods meet the St. Peters. It has been decided that all matches are to be played at the association rooms unless otherwise arranged, except that rpfr.nm mnf'r»llPS iviHi finAvinr am in ]\o iilnvivi at Gawler. As was anticipated, the Hind marsh club find that they are unable to raise a team this season, and have decided not to take part in the inter-club matches, but they do not intend to retire from the association. The date on which the- telegraphic match with New South Wales is to be played is Btill in ttalu quo. It appears that tbe date on which the holiday is to be kept in Sydney is Btill unfixed, and therefore nothing can be done until this lias been decided upon. The Gawler Banyip remarks :— Rumor has it that the North Adelaides...
PORT PIRIE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
PORT PIEIE OLUB. The champion race for the season was flown on October 12 from North Adelaide-station. The, weather was very unfavorable, the wind blowing a strong northerly gale aU day,'4-einjf against the 11 birds : started. Results : — Thos. Brown's r c c Bismark, 1 ? Kendall & Shaw's r c h Little Nell, -, H. W. ? Wilkins's b c h Lorraine, 3 ; Kendall & Shaw's rch Banshee, 4 ; H. W. Wilkins's in h Bernie, 6. The other six birds arrived after the disqualifying time. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION. On Saturday, October 19, the first of the series of inter-club matches was played between the Norwood and St. Peters clubs, the following beine the result :— .Norwood. W. F. Harrison .. i \V. ILFagan .. .. 1 R. Bowen ,. .. * J. T. Gold .. ..1 W. Lathlcan .. ..1 H. J. Pascoe . . . . i A. E. Spence (adj.) .. - U. G. Parker .. ..1 T. Roberts „ .. * G. Eimer „ ..0 A.Weiss .. ..0 G. Evers(adj.).. .. - J. Burgess (adj.) . . - IV. McDennott .. 1 ? Total ' « ,- 7 ? St. Pjstebs. G. ...
AUSTRALIAN FEDERATION. MEETING AT ANGASTON. Angaston. October 18. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
AUSTRALIAN FEDERATION. MEETING AT ANGASTON. Ansraston. October 18. Messrs J. H. Symon, Q.C., E. P. Nesbit, Q.C., and J. Hague, ALP., addressed a large and appreciative audience in the institute to-night. Mr. Sidney Smith presided. Mr. Symon briefly outlined the federation movement during the past 40 years, and spoke of the necessity of federation for purposes of defence, economy of administration, and en largement of the markets for produce, and lie instanced Germany, Italy, Canada, and the United States as examples of the advantages of union. He closed an earnest and eloquent speech by an appeal to those present^ to do all in their power to bring about the union of the colonies, and pictured in the future a peaceful, happy, and prosperous federated Australia. Mr. Nesbit followed with an explanation of the objects of the Federation League and the mode of operation. The league embraced persons of all shades of political opinion banded together for the one common object. Mr. Hague spo...
THE STATE ADVANCES BILL. THE TREASURER AT KADINA. Kadina. October 18. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
THE STATE ADVANCES BILL. THE TREASURER AT KADINA. Kadina. October 18. The Treasurer and Mr. R. Hooper, M.P., arrived by train to-day, and proceeded to the Town Hall, where about 40 electors listened to Mr. Holder, who spoke on the State Advances BilL Mr. Fuss (chairman of the district council) presided. The Treasurer said so many invitations had poured in that he was compelled to dovetail his meetings to meet all the requirements. The Bill was so important that it forced itself on Parliament almost to the exclusion of other business. Farmers' sons were willing to leave their farms and seek Government situations. Why? Because the land would not keep them at the present prices of pro duce. And the only remedy was to cheapen money to enable them to compete with the markets of the world. This was what the present Government were trying to do, and he believed that the meeting gave them credit for sincerity in this respect. He had studied lots of banking institutions for this purpose and ...
Mail NEWS. OUR ANGLO-COLONIAL LETTER. London, September 13, 1895. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
Jftaii Jfcto0. OUR ANGLO-COLONIAL LETTER. [From our Special Correspondent.] London, September 13, 1895. The garden party at Warlies last Saturday to Sir Fowell ana Lady . Victoria Buxton's neighbors and colleagues in local work was a great success, the weather being superb. Lady victoii* makes a charming hostess, her kind eyes are everywhere ; and the Miss Buxtons unobtrusively, yet efficiently, assist her in taking care no guest, however uninteresting or unimportant, gets overlooked. ? The Hon. Thomas Playford and Miss Playford were amonprst the company invited. The Court being at Balmoral it is unlikely -n the Queen will ' command' your new Gover nor all the way to the north of Scotland to bid him farewell. I hear, however, that her Majesty has privately sent her god-daughter Lady Victoria Buxton some exceedingly kind and gracious messages as well as erood wishes for herself, his Excellency, and the family during their South Australian sojourn. The carriage which his Excellency br...
CONGREGATIONAL UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
CONGREGATIONAL UNION. The nnal meeting in connection with the annual meetings of 'the Congregational Union took place ou Friday week, when a young people's gathering was held in Stow Church. The Rev. J. C. Kirby presided over a fair attendance. Addresses were delivered by Messrs. S. B. Hunt and J. J. Virgo and Dr. C. Davenport. The last-named gentleman illustrated his address by a small model of a heathen god. Greetings were sung by members of Endeavor Societies, Young Christian Unions, Sunday-school teachers, and Sunday-school scholars. A special feature of the meeting was the singing by the Y.M-O.A. male quartet, Messrs. Peagam, Vincent, Arnold, and Virgo, who rendered four glees in a manner that provoked hearty applause. The Rev. John Nairn commenced an evangelistic mission on the Mount Barker P.M. Circuit on, Sunday, October 20, by preaching at Nairnband Mount Barker in the morning and evening respectively, and lec turing on 'The Scottish Covenanters' . afc Nairne in the afterno...
OUR AMERICAN LETTER. New York. September 14. 1895. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
OUR AMERICAN LETTER. [From our own Correspondent.] New York. September 14. 1895. Another month has fled by, and, as has been pur happy lot ever since the 4th of July, all the principal officers of the Government are BtuT on vacation. There is a monthly deficit in the revenue, and by no means a small one:, all sorts of ominous clouds are gathering bnthe foreign horizon ; the missionaries are in daily peril of death in China ; and almost in sight from our own coast a struggle for very existence is waging between the Cuban patriots and their Spanish masters— a struggle whose details, when fully disclosed, will probably awaken nearly the same emotions of horror and iudignationas the already-known atrocities in Armenia. But seventy millions or more of well-to-do Americans are glad to be blind and deaf to everything except the affairs of the immediate, present, and buy and sell and take their ease after the fatigues of the day - without worrying over what is remote either in time or in pl...
NARRACOORTE CIRCUIT COURT. Narracoorta October 22. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
NARRACOORTE CIRCUIT COURT. Narracoorte. October 22. At the Circuit Court to-day, before Mr. Justice Bundey, there was only one case. William Riley pleaded guilty to a charge of breaking into Abbot's store at Kingston on May 14, and was sentenced to 12 months' imprisonment in the Adelaide Gaol. The judicial party left to-night by train for Mount Gambier, and his honor declined to receive the petition presented by Mr. Wallace from inhabitants of Kingston praying for a mitigation of punishment.
THE NEW GOVERNOR. ARRIVAL AT ALBANY. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
THE NEW GOVERNOR. ARRIVAL AT ALBANY.' '' „ The R.M.S. Austral, with his Excellency Sir Thomas. Fowell Buxton and family on board, arrived at Albany at 10.40 on Friday morning. The vessel, therefore, ought to reach -Adelaide on Monday afternoon. Mr. Anderson, the local manager of tho Orient Company, had an interview with' the Chief Secretary on Friday morning regarding the arrival of the Austral with his Excellence Sir T. Fowell Buxton on board. Mr. An derson arranged to telegraph to the captain of the steamer asking him to aake ar rangements to arrive at the anchorage at about 9 o'clock on Tuesday morning.' A reply lias not yet been been received, but there is little doubt but that tbe request will be com plied with. Tickets of admission to the public reception of his Excellency at the Town Hell on Tuesday have been issued the members of the Legislature, the mayor, aldermen, and council- i lore ot the City of Adelaide, and the heads of official departments. The general public will b...
THE CENTRAL BOARD OF HEALTH. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
THE CENTRAL BOARD OF HEALTH. The Central Board of Health met on Wednesday, October 23. There were present Dr. Pateivon (acting-president), Messrs. Henry Byuiill, Frederick Wright, George Young, and the secretary (Mr. G. H. Ayliffe). Correspondence was further considered in reference to a request from the Port Germ«in Progress Commit tee for the. appointment of Dr. J. W. Nicholls as nccictnn t. honlt.h nffi^pr nf. Pnrt. ^pmtcin Thji cfx-i.a_ tary was directed to reply that the board considers its present arrangements adequate, aud that it cannot therefore accede to the request. The Board of Public Health at Sydney forwarded copies of dispatches received from tlie Hawaiian Consul-General respecting the reported existence of cholera at Honolulu, end a telegram front New Zealand on the same subject. No fresh cases hod occurred since 12th September. The Sydney board did not intend to take any action beyond careful inspection, &c. , of vessels. To be informed that a similar course...
IMPOUNDINGS: [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
IMPOUNBINGS: IFro.n the Government Qazellc of October 21.1 WALLAROO, Rees Roes— Red-and-white lwifer, four white legs, like F near shoulder, about 12 months old; red bull, no brands visible, about 18 mouths old. To.be sold October 28. KINGSTON, Thomas Redman— Red cow, white back, branded 07 near rump, calf at toot ; red eleur, no brand visible, two front notches off ear, four veara old; strawbeiry heifer, branded Oil near rump; ivnite cow, orauasa nil near rump, iijce 01 u off loin ; white co'.v, branded yil near rump ; two white bul locks, branded (jll near rump ; roan cow, branded G,ll, front notch off ear ; red-aml-whitc steer, swallow each car, buck notch off ear (dewlop cut) ; red steer, mottle face and white belly, no brand visible, four j-uars'old ; brindle bullock, branded ^IY near rump ; two red bullocks, white faceB, branded HY near rump ; wliile-and-red cow, branded HY near rump. To be sold November 1 1. WIRRABAHA, Chas. H. Chick — White heifer, about two years old, brand...