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Tracts for the People. A STREET CHAT BETWEEN TWO TOWNSMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 27 April 1888

Tracts for the People. BY ONE OF THEM A STREET CHAT BETWEEN TOWNSMEN. What will taxation of *' land values*, evolve T Abolition of the sweating and absorbing system, which is bringing ruin and starvation to the many, and wealth to the sweaterandabsorber . How ? ! By removing the disabilities men I labor under as regards occupancy of business sites in townships, and thus enabling any one of them (or widows either) to start any little trade or bus* ness of their own. How will it remove fhem ; By putting all and each on the same footing, each haying to pay the same rental" value for corresponding blocks and area. How would poor persons be better able to make a start in life then than they, ar# now! From the mere fact that any little capital they might hare would riot be absorbed in the purchase-as now -. of their business sites at the start. Does die present system of baying and owning land detrimentally affect the best interests of the public gener ally-that is, .the producingwell as ...

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Railway Matters. MEETING AT PETERSBURG. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 27 April 1888

Railway Matters, MEETING AT PETEBSBUIKJ. Un Monday evening last, April 23, a meeting was held in the Institute Hall for the consideration of railway matters. There was only a small attendance and His Worship the Mayor (W. Threadgold Esq. J, P. J was voted to the chair. The following telegram was received from Mr A.. Dunjey of Port Pirie:-Apologize for my absence. The third rail is the soundest solution to the break of gauge difficulty. The adoption thereof would abolish the in iquitous perpetuation of two ceptres at the national expense and concentrate a junction. At the same time advocate sliding scale to and from the nearest Port which is alone the legitimate solution of that irritating question and. will effectually decentralize by giving each community a due share of the national return. I propose that *' This meeting consider and condemns present sliding scale to and from the metropolis as irritating and suicidal to the best in terests of the colony generally and re spectfully ...

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AT EVENTIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 27 April 1888

AT EVENT il>E. j I am too tired to sew; upon my lap, Weary and spent, my idle lingers l:o ; The needle is too heavy for rny hand, I fold the tiny dress ana put iLJ.>y. The little maid, so weary of her play. Must wear her faded frock anytime;- ilty. Here, close beside me, lies my With quaint, bright fancies 'jiiU :rs flowing'rhyme, Waiting' through &u the ful! and b:i.<y hours ior one short space of frc-3, u-ilr.i m ne'.ed time. I touch its covers with a tendtr hand - My brain is dull; I cannot understand. I am too tired to pray, O pitying Lord' I only know the day's hard tasks arc done I bring- my burdens-thou canst count them o'et : I lay them down before thee every one; I only lang fer sleep, to still my pain. And strength to take my burdens np again. -M<f ry Ihddr.lt Coi'ley.

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Legislative Council Elections. THE HON. JOHN DUNN AND ME J. V. O'LOGHLIN AT PETERSBURG. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 27 April 1888

Legislative Council Elec tions. THE HON, JOHN DUNN AND ME J. V. O'jLOGrHLIN AT PETERSBURG. Oil Saturday evening last, April 21, the Hon John Dunn and Mr J. "V. O'Loghlin, candidates in the coming election for the legislative Council, addressed the electors in the Institute Hall, Petersburg. There was a very large attendance and the Mayor (Mr W, Threadgold) was voted to the chair. The Hon John Dunn in commencing his address said that-Air O'Loghlin andhimBelf had no interest in each others election bnt if the electors saw fit to retain them both he .should, for his part, be very pleased to have that gentleman -for his colleague Before touching upon matters of a political nature he would congratulate those present on the progress that had been made in the town, ; a thing which was very pleasing to tomself for he considered he had something to do with bringing the railway to where it was. Be remembered perfectly well the deputation that went down to Adelaide at the time' the Terowie peo...

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TALE. The Belle of San Miguel. II. [CONCLUDED.] [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 27 April 1888

TALE. *1» The Belle of Sao Miguel. Bv FOEBES HEEEMAXS. II. [CONCLUDED.] V Bofore sunrise next morning the.Don left the Horseshoe V 3 Hanchr He Had passed a sleepless night, thinking over what he had ; -heard, and as he placed his foot in the stirrup -and mounted Eozinaiite, heswore! a reverential oath that, come what might, Mirandy should be saved. It was true "Jieiad riot "bieen well treated," either by'llie widder or - Mirandy, lie told himselC aga&i,:yeS£2lo'& yer enemies-he'd heap :coals .of fire on their heads, and do them good for evil. That- had been, his principle, ever since he reformed. Besides, what man of spirit and lienor could see such an outrage committed, and not inter fere? Even if the girl were a stranger to him, he could not do less than shoot the vil- , lain, and restore her to her weeping "family. But when she was his heai ;t's-ease-:SGrandy! Eejoice, for the hour is at hand ! ' He pulled out his carbine from its holster under his leg to see if i...

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Suicide near Yarcowie. BY TELEGRAPH, Yarcowie, April 26 [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 27 April 1888

Suicide near Yarcowie. BY TELEGRAPH, Yarcowiej April 26 A farmer named Thomas Leanon, living within a mile of Yarcowie township, com mitted ouicide by hanging himself this morn ing between eight and nine o'clock. Two witnesses were examined at the inqaest held this ereuLog together with M C JDaris from Terdwie. Mr George Rhodes actedaa Coro ner, and Mr IT & Cleft as foreman of the Jury who returned the verdict that deceased came to his death by hanging himself while in a state of nnsound mind Deceased was an old rc an and a widower, his family being all grown hp No one bnt his little grandchild was with him at the time

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ART & LITERATURE. NOTES ON WHITTIER. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 27 April 1888

AftT & LITERATURE. 7VOTES ON WHITTIEH. JTBY MOKWE.3 It lias Jjeen said of John Greenleaf Whittier ! that he is theTsesfc American poet -whether | this be true of him or not it may safely be 1 affirmed" that 'America has not iiad a more patriotic poet than he, that the world has never had a more truly pure-hearted religions poet; and that Freedom can never knowa more ardent champion. "Whittier was born near Haverhill, Mass., on the 17th December, 1807, and was brought up in a peaceful country home, living in affec tion and happiness with his parents and sis ters, and earning his living by working upon the farm'of which"his father was proprietor^ For his education he was indebted chiefly to his own application and conscientious study, for (hat which h« obtained at the Haverhill Academy was quite of a rudimentary char acter. Like all true poets, the inspiration came to Mm in his. early boyhood, and it is said that he scribbled verses on his slate at school' in stead of working ...

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The Petersburg Times. ORROROO CHRONICLE AND NORTHERN ADVERTISER. FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 1888. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 27 April 1888

^iktshntQ ffltvm, OBRBSDO SUMItSS JMllWTNEM AtfSfTUOL FRIDAY, APRIL &7, 1888. j Bread lit 2d per loaf. " MESSRS A. fci. CORONEL& Collate Judelland Co) trill re-open in temporary premises to-morrow. Ohief-In gpector FarreH's report on the sanitary state of Petersburg has been . laid before the Central Board ofHealth, and will appear in our next issue. PETERSBURG RACES,-^-The x»omina tiona for these races--whichinay be oon Bidered very satisfactory-wiUappear in our next Surface atone from theproperty of Mount Piegah Syndicate has assayed 124oz 19 dwt of silver to the ton The Syndicate is operat ing on. Mr James Torr's property, 3 miles from Yongala. The management are tun nelling under a strong ironstone blow, which is 100 yards wide and 300 long AT the meeting held at Lancelot on Tuesday evening to hear the views of candi dates for this district, the loop line to Thyer'e corner was made one of the test questions. Mr A. B. Addison, however, ex pressed himself as totall...

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LITTLE FOLK. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 27 April 1888

LITTLE FOLK. ' Mamma,' inquired a little giri who was taking music lessons, ' was andante Dante's sister.' -New Haven News. A little girl of eix, writing stones about George Washington, said: 'George Washing toa never told a lie, neither did Martha.' Westfield, Mass.. Times.' Oar little boy, six years old, was sent to school last week for the first time, and. on his return home asked his papa: ' Who taught the first man his letters ?' 4Don't let it.happen again, that's all r' i said Johnny's mother, when she heard that he had played truant. 'It didn't happen' -sob-'this time'-sob. 'I did it on purpose. Boo, hoo, hoo!' Two ways of looking at it-Small Boy (to his big- sister)-Edith, do you know why I think you are like a cat that has fallen into a hogshead of molasses?' Edith-'Because I'm so sweet?' Small Boy-'No; because you're so stuck up. - -Detroit rree Press. TEN BOBBEB TOES. There is a story that I have been told, And it's just as old as babies are old; For sweet Mother Eve, as ...

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Religious Services. SUNDAY, APRIL 29. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 27 April 1888

U%*t0us j^rfrkes. . Sdjsday, Ahbil 29. EPISCOPAL-Moining at 11 lutbecnurQh. "freaeiier, the ' Incumbent. Subject, "Joseph's Promotion." , Evenjnjr, .xt 7,. in tfie 'ItfStltute'Bafl.* Subject; " Law arid liberty." Holy Cppimunion ^after .tlje morning seiriee.-[ ADVT. ' CATHOLIC.-peterebarg-Holy .Mass, at 11 a.m. and usual evening'""service at 7 o'clock, Holy mass- at - 11 a.m. at Dawson, and at 8.80 am at St.,Sebastian'a WESLEYASF-^Morning, Ksv. J. Blacketfc ; Evening, Mr. J. Grabble

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VARIETIES. A Kentucky Duel. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 27 April 1888

; VARIETIES. A Kentucky Duel. Victor Dnguesne, the famous pistol shot of New Orleans," while travelling in Kentucky stopped 'for the night at a tavern ih'Frank fort.-* .< la his dfcyj pistols,, like Kentucklans going to take a drink, went in pairs. Every gentleman carried hie derringers. After sapper Duquesne went to 'the office counter, behind which the proprietor lounged, and' putting down a half-dollar, requested him'to change it. The proprietor swept the coin into |iis. ixumey diawerin a mechanical way, and t&king olit twb ' Bits,'or twelve and a half-cefif''5 jSifiaes>" - shoved - them " toward Dnqn^Sne:" "fThe-latter,"seeiiig thkt the pro prietofe made no move toward giving Jiim any more^nCT^^aid"; % . ,r,. "I-gaveybu half aaollar; here are only two* bits.'. " Y6tt^'aa^aqnarter,iar,'' responded the host.: i (?*?:.. «? * j, , . .y "Beg jfSBfU*. pardon;. you arse mistaken. Look in your drawer and you will see.1' " Do ydu-iiieaii to say I don't know a half d...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 27 April 1888

? tBlI? ' ' . GREAT BENOWRIE Copper and Silrer Mining Corapanj, Limited. T T« be incorporated in South Australia under the Companies Act of 1864 Capital, £lo,ooo in soo siiaros »f £SO eaeti. (With power to increase) ^00. Shares to be issued to Promoters as folly paid up, and L500to be paid to v " them out of subscribed capital. , . . 800 Shares offered to the public. L5 on application, L5 on allotment, balance by calls (if required) not exceeding Ll per share per calendar month* PeoviBiONAL Dibecxors-Dr Jaihes O'Counell, J.P., J. fit. Baxter, Esq., M.P., Dr R. Robertson, J.P., D. W. Melvin, Esq. BANKERS-The Federal Bank of Australia (Limited). SOLICITOR-W. F." Stock, Esq., M.P, Secbetaet-John O'Connell, Melvin Chambers, King Wm, St., Adelaide, THIS Company fa projected for purchasing from the promoters all their interest in Mineral Claims Nos. 11.772 and 14,327. situate about sixteen miles from Mingary Ueilway station on tbe«Silvertqti Railway Line in S. A., containing about 160 acr...

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RAINFALL FOR 1887. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 27 April 1888

RAINFALL FOB 1887. The following was the rainfall regis tared at the Petenbaig Post Office for the months of the past year: January, - 0*075 . July ~ - 1020 Februaiy - 0*360 i August - 1770 March - 0-2701 September - 1076 April - 1*460 j October - 1*416 May . 1860 j November . 1*145 June - 2*4451 December . 1*580 Totals 1885 ... 10*275 1886 ... 10*935 1887 ... 13-875

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 27 April 1888

Ironmonger y F»ney Goods, Crockeiy, Tinware, Boots and Shoes, *s» " Wines and Spirits Commercial Bireclor?'. -no W E B R O S., Machinists an«? JA» General Smiths, Opposite Jlailn^ Station, Petersburg. Professional. T)8 ^LFEED J£ILL (M.D., M.E.C.8., Ufi.C.r., *TC-,) PETERSBURG AND TEEOW1E. (Residence-Terowik) May be consulted at'*his Rooms, PETERSBURG, every m, T11SMY II SUMY, Fbok 3 TO 9 p.m. J3r Hill can be la attendance at all "hours in «boat an luar and a 'half after receipt of telt^r&mor other, message MONET TO LEND. "TjpLEMING, BOUCAUT aso ASHTON goLicrroxs, ^1>VT.ATDE AND JAMEaTO WN. - MB fcOUCAUT attends Petersburg every FRIDAY, CroW I to 3. Apply" to MB. a XKAI.LEY. 0DPINGEK & jQIMBERT, COJ&USSIONEPS; SOLICITORS Etc,, PETERSBURG. Insolvency aad Local Courts attended. -yB, G. DEGENHARDT, gOLICITOB, | QK KOROO. j M. C, C0PIMGEB .SOLICITOR, Q R R O R O O. MiseeHaiieoiis. /pHE COLONIAL MUTUAL X FIfcE INSURANCE COMPANY (LIMITED) 71 KING WILLIAM ST. Adet...

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POETRY. A WHITE STAIRWAY. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 27 April 1888

POETRY. A WHITE STATU WAY. "White fahfics woven among th« clouds Enwrap the silent hills that lie lake dim dead giants in their shrouds, Clasped by the blue aims of t);e sky. Fax on the mountain's lof ty brow, By summer'sa.wfulthunder riven, * The wind is quarrying steps of snow .And builds a stairway up toward heaven. -George IV. Bungay t in Thr Awrkmt Magazine for February*

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RAINFALL FOR 1888. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 27 April 1888

RAINFALL FOB 1888. (January March February

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HINTS FOR THE HOUSEWIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 27 April 1888

HINTS FOR THE HOUSEWIFE. Bath-rooms should not open into sleeping-* apartments. J The high 4,-posied beds of a century ago V are again popular. 1t * . Keep a separate sauce-pan for boiling po- __ lotoesin, if possible. ? The oftencr flour is sifted for sponge cakes ^ the lighter the cake Trill be. Sweet, light, and fine-grained bread, twenty-"* ; four hours old, makes the best sandwiches. " Maidenhair and pink roses are the accepted.,., v decorations for the 'pink' dinners. and|" luncheons so prevalent. . Put meat into a hot oven to roas-. If the"* meat and oven get hot together the meat willj be tough, and the gravy gray. :.i Kaisins are easily seeded after soaking for*, -E a moment in hot water. This loosens the^ .3 seeds and brings them out clean. ^ Take a bucket of fresh water into your * bed-room every night, and let it remain un- \ ~ covered. It will absorb all poisonous ? ; gasses. ' V : No matter what faccy soap may be on the^ 3 washstand, a piece of old brown windsor or whi...

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A Fatal Delay. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 27 April 1888

A. Fatal Delay. The young- man had been trying' to tellh$r j how madly he loved her for over an hour, couldn't pluck up the courage.' ~ 'Excusemea moment, Mr. TYatherlyJ she . said, 4 T think I hear a ring at the telephone. * And, in her queenly way, she swept into an adjoining room. . j\ Presently she returned, and ti en his ma&i^f passion found a voice. C ' I am sorry, Mr. Peatherly,' the said, '-i»^ cause you pain, but I am already engaged^ Mr. Sampson, learning that you were herejfcasfT^ urged his suit through, the telephone. - York Sun. .. :^4fE s He {with deep passion)-' Ob, Geraldmc^ :,r my darling, I love you so. I love yous^ i ~ Be mine, dearest, be mine.' She (witlf^# suppressed emotion): 'Ob, Harold,.youares&esSk sudden; I must have time to He (no. - guardedly): 'Don't mention it,"dailing. Time is nothing, money's the thing, and you've-got - ~ plenty.'-Washington. Critic. . - ; In the French translation of the Bible, pub lished in 1538 by command of Charle...

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POPULAR SCIENCE. Improvements in Surgery. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 27 April 1888

POPULAR 8CSENOE. Improvements in Surgery. Surgeons of the present day are trying to see how quick they can perform an operation and also save the patient from much loss of blood. The old surgeons were very slow, and made their operations bloody affairs. The other day the .Expressionists heard a doctor remark at an operation: ' In my day it used to take an hour or so instead of fifteen min utes to do that work, and the patient would lose about four times as much blood.' The operator, ~ overhearing the remark, said: . Speaking about doing quick, a good anec dote is told of a celebrated English surgeon who removed a tumor from a man in very quick time. When he sent in his bill nf £20 the now convalescent patient objected to it, j saying: ' Why, .'man alive it only took a few j minutes of your time, and you charge £20." ' Yes, that.is true,' was the reply> "butI couldhaye taken a whole morning to perform .it in, only I thought you would rattier have it over in a few minutes." -Buffal...

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What they Wear in London. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 27 April 1888

; ^ Wliat tliey Wear in London.'" I in Lottdoa a -revival is SSiowfiag itself of the bright, decided tones which were in favor up to-1870- Plaids of the*brightest have been, for seventeen years relegated to children. "We nqw see them greatly used in trimming ladies' - dresses. " Attempts are being made to adapt thfe swallow-tailed coat,"waistcoat 2nd shirt front to the feminine attire. Those, who go in {for Ibis adaptation must drop the bustle. Now, there is no objection to the bustle being shed, but how about the probable lengthening of .the skirt ? Dress a lay figure with a gentle min's evening coat and a short petticoat and I it | will atJonce set you^ laughing. You will either have, to reduce the swallow-tail to the ! postillion size or let down the skirl. The hat tolhannonize with this style of garment-and | play-goers may rejoice thereat-is to be a crush one, sither low and flat, lite a sailor's, or] three-corned -and. feathered, like a French generals. TJtns head-gear;will at...

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