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THE SEIZURE OF THE STEAMER INDIA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
THE SEIZURE OF THE STEAMER ENDIA. [From the Melbourne Age of April 28.1 The steamship India was seized last night by direction of tbe Commissioner of Oostoma. Toe circumstances under which the seizure was made are singular. The vessel arrived in Hobsen'a Bay on Wednesday morning lastunder the name of the India. Just at this time Constable Davidson, of QueenBcliffe, read a paragraph in the Scotsman, taken from the Glasgow Evening Citizen, relative to the mysterious disappearance of a steamer called the Ferret from the Clyde in October last. The following is the paragraph, referred to: — VESSEL LOST, STOLEN, OB 6TRATED FEO3I TOE Under this singular heading the Glasgow Evening Citizen of Saturday, prints a curious narrative, of whish the following is a summary of the principal statements :— 'About the middle of October last a gentleman giving the name of Walker called on a leading firm of ship store merchants in Glasgow, represented that he was acting aa broker for a gentleman of means...
Cricket. HINDMARSH v. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
tefeiL HlN3»LiRSH V. SOT3TH AYETBAMAX. Very little interest was attached to this rciitci]. end it was made even less interesting iriLu the fact that as the South Australians after winning tbe toes decided to tats ths field, the HincD3E.reli dee went in for eu afteraoca'a catting. Keel aid Norcian we:e the firot to go ia, and they tit about with such ardor that 58 h;.d fc«c recched when the former Beat one btck to C. 'uciie und bad to retire. Jarvio fol lowed and kest ud the scoring, making 32 bv fcp.rd hitting, a;:ii as hia partner aided him to tLu bctt of Lis ab.lity 9S had been redohei when ICcrmEE euccuefced to Stow. Bullough and Arthur did Lot remcin long, and at 112 Jarvia wasChugbt at ccver-pcint ; King, who had fol lowed ArtL-.ir;i2f.vir?g when the total was 132. CHtt'ebereEgh and Gould partnered and played out time, raising the score bstween them to 154, Ou Monday afternoon, May 2, the Rindmarah eleven ecutiuued their innings, and made 301 rur,6 with the less of eight svicke...
MULCHING POT PLANTS WITH MOSS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
MULCHING POT PLANTS WITH MOSS. [By J. Conxim.1. 1 I should be quite prepared to adopt Mass mulching iu many cases, but I must confess tbat 1 should liesltate to do so ia a ireaeiiil way. £Some plants, such as the hardier kinds of Palms, Tree Ferns, aud soaia saft wooded subjecte, can scarcely be kept moist enough when they become thoroughly toot-bound, especially in thi summer tiind ; and 1 caa well believe that a layer oE Sphagnum on the soil would bs beaa!i;iai tainirig tbe soil in a mere uniform state of moisiure whilst dimicisbing the labor in watering. There are, however, many plants ?which are moie or less sensitive to tin over dose of water, aud I think tu:it in tiieir case P. covering of Moss would ba some times productive of evil, &s it would hinder the grower from quickly ascertaining the tiaie of tbe sail, sometimes watering lias to be entrusted to inexperienced hands, and oftentimes the order has to be given ' water i-r;ly v?Len dry,' this being especially the. c...
NORWOOD v. KENSINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
Nokvtood v. Kensington. The large attendance on the Oral on Saturday was due more to the appearance of the Austrian Band than to any interest iu the matches, which, as was expected, proved very uninterest ing. The band attracted an audience of some tKO thousand, a large portion of whom were ladies, and were greeted with load applause it tbe conclusion of each number of their well arranged programme, having to submit to several well-earned encores. The first oortion of the programme was played oa tbe vacant space at the side of the press box, bnt tbe con ductor fancying tbat his men would ba heard to greater advantage in front of the pavilion obtained the permission of the committee to make the desired alteration and the wisdom of his opinion was very apparent, tbe pavilion acting as a break to tbe wind, prevented the soul-inspiring strains of the band from being carried away. The Kensingtonian captun experienced a had to take the field, Blinman and Alf. Goodea taking np the defence....
HINDMARSH v. NORTH ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
HrjiDMAEEH v. North Adelaide, This match was resumed ou Wednesday afier ncou, May 4. There was a fair mu«ter o£ lookers en, and it was cvideat th&t the g&tco xnjs being watched with great interest. The day was rather dull and a fswdropa of rain fell during the play, bui did nst appear to have eny effect on the wicket. Shortly after 3 o'clook Bennett, the not ont man, with Bottea, faced the bowiiog of Ballcugh and Koei. Huns eatne very Eiowly for a time, the bowling baing too good to be trifled with, and Bennett had added only 5 to hie score wbca a bomDy one rose, and Noel at point accepted the chance; Batten wsabidly rrra out, and Captain Slight was quickly best-en by Bullongb. Six wicket* bad fallen for 55 when Ol&ston and Pettinger became asaosiatad, acd.made a change in the state or eitV-irs. Tae rnns uow came very quickly, aad a change of bowlers -wns resorted to, but this did noi have tbe desired elirc!-, and as run after run was ecored tbe ga^ue was soo...
SOUTH PARK v. MIDDLESEX TWENTY-FIVE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
£OTJTH PiEK V. MtDDISSEX TWEHTT-HVB. The South Parks met end defeated a twenty five of the Middlesex football club on their own ground on Saturday afternoon, April 30. There was a fair attendance of spectators, but the weather was too warm for football. The ground was bard aud dry, and became very dusty when it had been used for a time, besides being trying to the players' feet. The game was started ehortly after 3 o'clock by Simmonds, for the Middlesex, who bad lost the toss, kicking towards the eastern goal. The ball was quickly returned by the Park backs, and carried along the ltft wing to the Hid's goal, where a behind was kicked from a scrimmage. On being kicktd off the play was oonuaed lor a time to the left wing, bat the Parks soon t-howed their superiority by sending the ball forward to their opponents' goal. About twenty minutes after play had commenced Narrow ay secured a mark close en goal and scored first goal for the Parka. The ball was kicked off and the play became ce...
SOUTH PARK SECOND v. UNLEY FIRST TWENTY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
South Pake Second v. Ukust Fibst Twenty. These clubs met on the Unley's ground en Saturday, April 30, and after a well-contestea geme resulted in a win for the Packe, who scored one goal and fourteen behinds to three behinds. Tbe wiusers played with more skill than their opponents, and continually placed tb.eir goal in jeopardy, although they missed several easy chances of scoring. Fcr the Parks, A. Muaro, E. Lewis, E. Ewer, Hocking, H. Middleton, and G. Hnnrovrorked hard, whilst V. Eicb.aru.eon, Greenwood, J. Eonney, and Hope did goad service for the Unley team.
ADELAIDE AND KENSINGTON v. TWENTY FIVE NORTH PARKS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
Adelaide and Kensington v. Twenty fivjb Koeth Paeks. A mateh was played between these clubs on Saturday last en tbe Adelaide ground in tbe pneteuoe of a good uixmber o£ spectators. Tile reds having won tbe toss elr-clid to kick with tbe wind. The game was Btsrred at abo'it ka!£ paet 3 by the North Perks kicking off towards the eastern goal, and aFter-bout ten minutes' play the Adelaides ecored a behind ; soon after the Parks followed Euit, and by some good play added a goal, kicked by O'Reilly from a good place kick. The reds agiin started the leacher, and soon kicked a goal by the aid of Eleech rccre. Once more the blues put the ball in motion and added four bsbinds in succession; the reds then scored a behind, and half time was called.; Alter ntteeu minutes' rest tnegame was again started, the Parks kickine two behindhand the Adelaides following withagoal from a place kick by E. Begot. Four behinda were then placed to tha credit of ifea Parks, and Oldbam scored a goal for them. Th...
THE IRISH LAND BILL. LONDON, May 2. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
THE IRISH LAND BILL. London, Mav 2. In the House of Commons this evening Lord Elcho, one of the members for Had dingtonshire, formally moved the rejection of the Bill introduced by the Government dealing with the land question in Ireland. He made a speech on introducing the motion, in which he stated that various objections could be made against the measure, which he maintained was entirely unsuited to settle the difficulties dealt with. Lord Elcho's action has the support of the Conservative party.
CHESS JOTTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
CHESS JOTTINGS. The Field announces that a match be tween the St. George's and City of Lon don Chess Clubs had been arranged and was to come off on tho 24th March. The challenge critically came from the City club, for a match between the third class of each side, but the hon. aec. of the St. George's promptly replied that he would prefer a contest in which the full active strength of each club was re presented. The particulars had not been definitely arranged, but we understand that a time liuiit oi twenty snuves par hour had been agreed upon. Tae first five board-; were to be represented on tlie side of tin St. Genige's by Messrs. ZakcrtorL Hirsch feid, (Jwen, Wayte, and Hillard, ivhj will i-e opposed respectively by Messrs. Black Uirne, Maior, P,.-tter, MacDjuuell, and Giinzberg. Any unfinished game mar be coctinued ou another day by mutual ajree mej;t, failing which the yaicioas would be decided 'by the tivo respective captains, Metsrs. Zukertort and KiaukL-urce. Iu case of their...