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Yongala District Council. March 31, 1888 [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 13 April 1888
Yongala District Council. March 31, 1888 Present-All except Or Casey. Letter from Surveyor General's Office re Weights and Measures Act. To stand, over i until next meeting. Permission granted to Blue Ribbon Army to have torchlight proccession oil 10th April through the town. Mr W. N. Robinson tendered his resig nation as ranger, etc. Resignation accepted and Mr Jaa. Gaffney" appointed. The following tenders were received:- i For destroying rabbits on all stock roads, I three chain roads and reserves at per annum. Hugh McDonald accptcd at £25 per annum, ; No 1. For forming metalling main road, Mannanarie to Belalie, W- N. Hobinson accepted at £6 10b a chain. No 2. Making breaks across same road, W. N. Robinson acoepted from £4 to £7 15s per break aad rutfilllng at 16s per chain,> ! only one tender. j The Overseer of Works to inspect main j road from Petersburg to Dawson as far as Council's boundary, and to call for tenders for any bad places. ' Complaints having been made of the ...
VARIETIES. Spread of Mohammedanism. IT OUTSTRIPS CHRISTIANITY IN ASIA AND AFRICA. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 13 April 1888
VARIETIES. Spread of Mohammedanism. IT OUT&TEIPS CHBISTIAJSEITT nr ASIA. ' APEICA. The assertion that Mohammedanism is ad vancing far more rapidly than Christianity in Asia and Africa lias often been made of late years; but when it was repeated a short time ago in the English. Church. Congress by a dignitary of the Church it was received with surprise and anger. The speaker was the Rev. Isaac Taylor, Canon of York, and his exact declaration was that " in Asia and Africa Islam; as a mis sionary religion, is more successful than Christianity, and our efforts to convert the Mohammedans have failed." Having, since the Congress, been challenged to prove these statements, and produce the facts to sustain bis generalizations, Canon Taylor now answers his crities and que&ticn^rs through the London Times. D He points out that, according to the census returns, the Mohammedan population in India increased 9,239,062 between 1871 and 1S81, or about 25 per cent. After making ample...
Mining Matters. THE BURBA JOKER S.M. SYNDICATE. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 13 April 1888
MUiing Matters. THE BURBA JOKER S.M. SYNDI CATE. According to th. request of a directors* meeting, a visit was paid to the property of this syndicate by Mr T. Kitchen, an old "n iner, who was accompanied by two other gentlemen, also authorities on> mining matters. And on their return Mr Kitchen submitted to the directors the following report:-I visited the property of the Joker S.M. Syndicate on March 29th, and found the men had made good progress having sunk the shaft ?1 feet and driven some 22 feet in the direction of the lode. -The stuff being cut through is a white kaolin ore assaying IS dwts of silver to the ton. It may be expected that the lede will be cut any day. The last pair of men put to work have bad rather hard ground, but they have cut a lode which looks veiy pro mising. Mr Kitchen dug out stone from this working to which is adhered small rubies and apparently studded with chlorides. All the claims were visited, and every satisfac tion is expressed as to the rapidly...
Petersburg Catholic Bazaar. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 13 April 1888
Petersburg Caibolie Bazaar. The Bazaar was continued on Fri day and Saturday last and closed on the evening of the latter day. most "of the articles on sale being disposed of during this period. The gross proceeds so far as known at present amount to about £130 but this sum will be increased by the addition of other monies yet to come in. When everything is taken into consideration-amongst others the poor season, the fact that the Bazaar follow ed closely on a similar event held in aid of the Church of England, and the various other attractions of Easter week-we think the ladies taking part can be heartily congratulated on the success of their efforts, whilst the result m list, we are sure, be very gratifying to the energetic pastor-Father Norton. In our last i*aue we referred briefly to the three stalls and we now give the names of the various ladies assisting: Mrs Brady's and Mrs CPHare's Stall -Mrs Nelson, Misses Blunsdeu (2), Cavenagh, White, McMahon, Graney, Brady, O'Loghlin (2...
YONGALA. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 13 April 1888
YONGALA. On Sunday morning Rev Henry Holmea preached his farewell sermon in the Prim* itive Methodist Church to a large congrega tion. The Wesleyans celebrated their Sunday School Anniversary on Sunday when three sermons preached by Rev J. Blanket to a good congregation. On Monday the children bad their usual treat which was followed by a pnblic tea and was poorly attended, owing to threatening state of the we&thar. When Mr James Platten, two brothers and sisters were returning home after the public meeting, the night being so dark and the rain pouring they mistook the road and got on top of the cutting and were all thrown out of the trap but without any s erious mishap. On Tuesday April 10 there was a torchlight procession in connection with Band of Hope and Biue Ribbon Army which was largely attended, there being 30 torches of various designs and flags of different colors carried by the members.The procession started at 7 p,m. headed by the Yongala Brass Band around the to...
THE GOLDEN GULLY SYNDICATE. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 13 April 1888
THE GOLDEN GULLY SYNDICATE The Mining Manager of the Golden Gully Syndicate, under date of April 10 reports:-I have the honor to report that the property is looking well and promising as regards lodes. We are sinking three shafts on strong lodes, all of which underlie to the west. In No. 1 shaft we have quartz and iron, in No 3 shaft burnt quartz and iron, and in No 3 we have a-strong lode. In all three shafts fine gold can be seen.
G. W. KLEM'S PRICE LIST [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 20 April 1888
G. W. KLEM'S PRICE LI ST sd Apples, Dried, per lb... ... 0 6 Acid, Tartaric, per lb ... 3 3 Ammonia, per lb «.v ... 1 ? Anchovy Paste, per bot 10d and 1 6 biscuits. Mixed}-per lb ... 0 9 ^Coffee, pgr lb ^ s-.. 0 9 " Bush, perlb... ... 0 7^ 0afcing Powder, Best^ 8d, Is, and 1 3 Blue, per lb ... ... Is and 1 2 Blacking, per doz ... ... 0 8 Currants, best new Fruit, per lb O Cocoa (Fry's or Taylor's) per lb 1 8 Cream of Tartar, per lb ... 2 ? Carraway Seeds, per lb ... 1 0 Canaiy Seeds, per lb... ... 0 4 Candles, Sperm, per lb 7d,8d and 0 10 Corks, per doz ... ... 0 2£ Clothes Pegs, per doz... ... 0 2 Epsom Salts, per doz... ... 0 8 -Essence Lemon ^Faulding's) bot 1 0 -Figs, per box... - ... 1 0 Frttik, Angaston Aprfcote, per tin 1 3 " Kept Town, per tin ... 1 2 Ginger, Half Bleached, per lb 1 2 Gelatine, per-oz ... '... 0 7 ~ Herrings, F tfesh,Mackonickie*s ,tin 0 8 " Salt,-per doz ... 2 0 " Kippered, pier tin ... 1 .1 HbpSi Beafc. per lb ... 2 0 -Jam; Best, per tin ... 9d, fend 0 10 ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 20 April 1888
Public Notices. MONS AtfRECS SYNDICATE, CjBAKEHOLDEBS who have not yet ^ paid First Cull of 10s are reminded that unless nme is paid by 30th ir«t their share* frill be forfeited, Sccond call due to-day. April 19 ** A. CALL IEY, Secretary Te Lei, liberal termsfcaratiiodfoiisSTOEI Vy- centrally- situated ia Msia-strebi TONGALA, until reaeritlr Occupied b Mesars Lstueiiti & SuedoV, Storekeepers. Apply to J. HUMPHBte, Tongala. Tilt? Elections, M K A. B. A 6;l> I 8 O K WiU Address the Electora of the Sotthera District at THIS (FRIDAY) EVENING ' -;^ - 1 ? ??"?. . - irpHE HON. JOHN DUNN, .Aim. - M. J. Y.: 0%0GBLIN 1 Will addresB the Electors of the Northern ??? ; - District at PETEfiSBUflG v.- OIT SATURDAY, APRIL 21, At Eight o'Clock rjlO fpBE jgLECTOBS - Lefi)ila(lv« ?«i»)ci!. " . ^ KOBTH IH8T&ICT. fT AVU* G"been.reqceeted by the Otroroo JJL branch of t|p JSinner*B Association, AnyyfflanjdeetotBaivMjiikB parted district, to offer myself as * candidate at the coming ekQt...
How It Happened. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 20 April 1888
Hmv It Happened. ~ f "Mr. Sampson," she said with a blush, '' I want to ask, what you may think is a very, ,. strange question: Do you know if youngs* Mr. Brown is a gentleman of correct habits?"' Mr* Sampson grew pale, and hemmed and| hawed: "Well-er- urn-yes," he said, "J? think he is, but oh, Miss Smith-Miss Clara -Clara A little later he looked down into her eyes; and said: " Why did TOU ask me about Mr. Brown, darling?" . " Because I fancied he i^ becoming inter ested in a very dear friend of mine," said. the girl, unblushinglj*. -Eposh. A couple married at Jamaica, L.I., a ; short time ag"o, had been engaged thirty " years. * Momuouth, III., has a wouiau who walks \ the btreels smoking a cigar. ; " Iu an Alaska, coast town the mosquitoes ace : so large and fierce that they kill dogs. [.*/ Of Mme. Mere's economical . ten.-, dencies, we have an amusing anecdote. " (She was once rebuked by the Emperor for net". spending her million francs a year. 'I will,, spend it,' the replied,...
Too Much at Home. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 20 April 1888
Too Such at Home. i In a St. Paul shoe sjore, where -there Is a - " sign that reads: " None but gentlemen em- -, ployed as clerks. Ladies may feel perfectly ' at liome when purchasing- goods here," tha»,r ; other day a clerk went to the proprietor and - - said: . .> ~ 4' J)on.'t -you think we'd better pull down-* that sign?" - "What for?" '? Because the women read it and sit down s on the floor ^when trying shoes on." -S(. Petal ? " Glohr.
Railway Time Tables. PETERSBURG AND PORTPIRIE. DOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 20 April 1888
Railway Time Tables. PETERSBURG AND PORTB1RIE. DOWN. a.m. p.m PETERSBURG: ... dep. 6 36 3 5 Yongala ... " 7 8 S 32 Jamestown ... " 8 10 4 32 Caltowie ... " 8 46 5 8 Gladstone ... " 9 41 5 58 Huddlestone ... " .10 8 6 22 Crystal"Brook ... '' 10 46 6 57 Wamertown ... " 11 23 7 34 Port Pirie Station ... arr. 11 50 8 1 Port Pirie Post Office *. 12 0 8 12 UP. a.m. p.m. Port Pirie Poat Office dep. 7 15 3 30 Port Pirie Station " 7 30 3 43 Wamertown ... " 8 2 4 15 Crystal Brook ... " 8 46 5 2 Hnddlestone ... " 9 17 5 34 Gladstone ... " 9 40 6 13 Caltowie . ... " 10 38 7 0 Jamestown ... " 11 14 7 36 Yongala " 12 17 8 36 PETERSBURG ... " 12 39 8 58
HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 20 April 1888
HUMOUR. II ? I ? . ' ' Yes,' he eaid. ' I used to be troubled wMtf r cold feet at night, too J bat thg,t was gob^. years ago.' 'Then you never are novr?'.^ ' No, not fcince I've been a -widower. - -2kCW;': I York Stm. Young poet (writing)-* Giis, give me^a^f rhyme for 'hope.' Gus-:'Soap.' .,; wouldn't put such a word in a, poem oi 'You'll have to, Charley, if you expecting | sell it.' -Texas Si/lings, ' Harry, dear, do you smoke ?' she asked: >" sweetly. ' Why ?' queried Harry, in danbt>« ' Because,' she answered, 'papa has just golss a box of cigars, and I know where he keeps.* them,' -Judy. Mr. "Waldo (in the supper-room] I have the .pleasure of a glass of wine -yithydfa - . I Miss Breezy f' Miss Breezy (of Chicago)-^ ' Thanks, Mr. Waldo; I believe I will take v.Lv one more look at the ceiling. - -Ttd-Bits. Infuriated citizen (to organ-grinder)-^!;^ say, Garibaldi, move on with that measLjr ^ music. My wife is sick,' Organ-grinder - (srmding away) - * Si, signor; dropga. nee...
POPULAR SCIENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 20 April 1888
PQPULAf? SQ5ENCE. Mr. G-uiuaaraes, a Portuguese inventor, is sail to ? have mnde a new repeating' gun. called the. Archimedes, which required neither . powder nor compressed air. It is a clever arrangem3nt of extremely powerful springs and is said to carry _quite as far as any or dinary army rifle. : Edwin D. 'Hilton, a Paterson maohihikt, has completed a' silk loom whljh occupies less i space than a type;writer and weaves silk handkerchiefs of a pretty 'pattern, rfonr inches square, A child can operate it/ Silk manu facturers of Paterson eay'it is thesmallest working loom -ever made... : A Pittsburg mechanical engineer has* in vented a novel movable dam, "by the use of which, he claims, a boating stage of water can bs obtained in shallow rivers at all sea sons of .the :year. The invention, has-been : examined by old river men and pronounced practicable. The inventor is 82 years eld. ; Dr. C. A. White thinks he has Eolved the mystery of what becomes of all the antlers that, deer ;&a...
PETERSBURG AND COCKBURN. DOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 20 April 1888
PETERSBURG AND COCKBURN. DOWN. PETERSBURG Dawson-road. Oodla Wirra Nackara Paratoo Yurita _ Winnininnie Mannabill Olary Miugary Cockburn U mberumberka Silverton BROKEN HILL BROKEN HILL Silvertoa U mberumberka Cockbarn Mingary Olary... MaimahUl _ Wianininnie.. Ynnta Paratoo Nackara Oodla Wirra.. Dawson-road PETERSBURG dep. p.m. 9 23 " 10 23 ii " 11 42 " 12 29 (&lt; '* 2 6 «« 3 12 '* 4 31 « 5 25 « __ « 6 48 " 7 50 TJP. ... dep. dep. a.m. 12 25 1 37 I 48 3 10 4 5 5 40 7 17 8 20 8 57 9 44 10 33 11 26 11 59 12 58
ART & LITERATURE. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 20 April 1888
ART & LITERATURE. The posthumous' works of Paganini, the violinist, "will soon be published by his SOD, Baron Afthiile Paganini. An English monthly has been begun in Rome, under the name Italia. Its purpose is to give an exact account of contemporary Italian life in all its phases. At Mr. Cable's lecture on 'Fiction,' de livered in Boston, books were used as admission tickets. The purpose of the lecture was to secure a library for the Young Men's Christian Association. The Pall Mallt Gazette reports that Sir Robert Hall, the Irish Astronomer Royal, has, in his recent lectures at the Royal Institute, destroyed- the accuracy of the familiar line, .in the. 'Burial of Sir John Moore,' referring to the ' struggling moon beam's misty light.' The^careful astronomer finds in his calculations that the moon could not have^been shining on that occasion. In reply to the statement that a million copies of ' Uncle Tom's Cabin ' were sold in England, but that Mrs. St owe did not receive a ...
PETERSBURG AND PORT AUGUSTA. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 20 April 1888
PETERSBURG AND PORT AUGUSTA. DOWlf a.m. Pfc, Augusta,dep. 6 0 Q,uom 7 45 Kiogawood 8 9 Bruce 8 33 ' Hammond 9 3 Moockra 9 29 Carrie km 10 1 Eurelia 10 36 Walltway 11 0 Orro-oo 11 33 Black Rock 12 0 Petersburg, ar. 12 58 UP p.m. Petersburg dep 2 57 Blackrock 3 42 ' Orroroo 4 18 ' WaLloway 4 42 \ Eutelia 5 9 ! Cariieton 5 48 Moockra 6 12 Hammond 6 42 Bru.ce 7 12 Kingswood 7 32 Qaora 8 10 I Pt. Augusta ar. 9 45
RICH NEW OF THE WORLD. A GLANCE AT SOME OF THE MOST FAMOUS MILLIONAIEES. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 20 April 1888
U. GLANCE AT SOME OF THE MOST'FAMOXJS MILLIONAIEES. The Rothschilds are said to be the richest fainily in the world;. They have banks in the leading. capitals of. Europe. The Paris branch of the banking firm is said to keep a capital of §300,000,000 at its command. Five generations ago, the blood which now rales these millions was selling old clothes in the .Tewidi. quarter of - Frankfort-on-the Mjain, and when Madison was President the &est millionaire Rothschild died leaving only §5,000,000. _ ;I once visited the" home of -all the Roths childs at Frankfort, and looked at the little "backing house where years ago Anseltn Meyer Rothschild began to take articles on pawn and to shove notes for so much per cent. It is in-the dirtiest part of Frankfort, and it has about the same surroundings as .Five Points, New York. The street is dirty, its inhabitants are second-hand clothiers, and it;beats much the same aspect now as it did when the mother of all the Rothschilds gave birth t...