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POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS General Post-Office, Adelaide, Friday, May 13. EUROPEAN &c. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS. Qeceral Post-Office, Adelaide, Friday, M»y 13. SUEOPEAN. &C. Saglish Mail via Sues— The E.M.S. Khedive will t-e dispatched witn the mails foi Weaccro Australia, Ceylon, India, China, and the East, Aden, Mauritius, Kcnnion, Natal, Cepe of Good Hope, Suez, and Mediterranean Ports, Europe, America, end the United Kingdom, on WcdtEPday, May 25, *t 5 p.m. The times ap pointed for closing arc, for registered letters at 12 nocn ; for ordinary letters at 2 p.m.; for newspapers at 1 p.m. Hone/ orders payable in the United Kingdom will be issued np to 12 noon on Wednesday, Mty 25. The Wngiich mails for the above will close at Port Adelaide and Semaphore as follows:— For registered letters at 10 ajn. ; for ordinary letters at 1 p.m. ; for newspapers at 10 a.m. Late letters on which a lete tee of 6d. has bees prepaid will be received atGeneral Port Office up to 3 p.m. on Wednetdsy, May 25, ar.d at G lends up to 4 p.m, or according to the time tbe mail steamer is sig...
CRICKET OVAL AT NEW PARKSIDE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
iCKICKET OVAL A:T TSEW ?. 1 PABKSIDE. On Friday, Hay 6, a publio meeting was held. «t 'TJnley for the purpose of taking into osnside ratian a letter which had been' for warded by ths ? agents of the proprietor to the Mayor of Unley ?to My before the corporation meeting held on -'Monday, April 25. The letter was aa follows: — 'You are probably already informed ' that in ?lajitg ont New'Parkside provision Was bee'a 'made for a cricket oval and ?public recreation -ground. The block reserved is nearly as large as:the Adelaide Ofal enclosure, and this leaves ' ample room for an oval and sarroondiaas. ? We are instructed to intimate to-youthat Mr.Trim ' rner'c representatives are prepared to-grant«9&8 'years' lease of this block -at a rental of 5s. -per ' annum, subject' to conditionB, having for their -object the creation of a cricket oval and reorea -tdonlgroundforpttblioiue. We shall sot -herein ^CTiter into details, but confine ourselves to 'stating that it will be required th...
LUNAR AND SOLAR CALENDER. MAY 1881. PHASES OF THE MOON. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
WNAB AW- SOLAK OATJBTOAB. HAY, 1881. FK&sss o- the Moon. First Quarter _ —Of day, 7n- 5Sm. run. * FuBMopd — — llthdav. 'ih.3ini.am. tset Quarter ? S'-'f da».«'h.2lm. ».m. Hew Moon ? 28tb day, 8h. 50m. a.m. j. a I San ,' Sun I Jloon | Moon y' riM». i sets. ] rises. eot». ! &*. ! PJI. j ».H. P.M. So 1 | en ! 514 I 9 10 7.15 SI. 2 6 43 i 5 -3 ? 9 59 8.10 Tu S 6 43 I 5.H i 10.40 0.7 V 4 G.« ! 5 11 I 11.18 i 10.4 Th. 6 8 4* i 511 j 11.53 I 11.1 F 8 6.45 i 5 W p.m. 24 i 11.59 S* 7 6.4fi 5.9 j 0.53 a.m. S-i. 8 6 4-! 5.S I i.20 0.55 S£. P 6.57 5 7 1.49 1.52 *Tu. 10 6.48 5.6 2.J9 2 51 W. 11 6.49 5.5 2 51 3.51 Th. 12 0.39 5 4 3 3- 4.53 P 13 6 50 5 3 413 5.57 S. 14 6.51 5 2 5 9 7.1 Su. 15 6.52 51 6.11 8.2 M. 16 652 5.1 7.21 8.5S Tn. 17 6 53 5.0 | 8.35 9.51 W. 18 6 54 4.59 j 9 48 10.38 Th. 19 655 459 I 10.55 11.16 F. 20 6.58 4.58 | a.m. 11.63 S 21 6f6 458 ( 0.2 pm.28 Su. 82 6.57 4.57 1.8 1.1 M. 23 6.58 45S *29 1.34 In. 24 6.58 455 3.12 | 2.8 W. 25 6.59 4.65 4.12 | 2.46 Th. ! 26 ...
District Councils. BECVIDERE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
||Mml toamak ' BEGYIDBKE. May 7.— -Present-^Crs. Jackson (chair), Boofee, Slid Heintye. - Council eat -as road commis siooere,-Jind made ordt-r -for opening about 37£ chains «f- sew read east of -section 30, and for elosirg in«xehange old road intersecting section 32, end »bont*17 chains of old road between «ctionsa423*nd 14Z6. F. W«rk called atten tion to the-dangerous state of road south of sec tion S9,'«leevebawn-road.«nd*«kea that some Tepaininight be made as soon as possible ; to be €15 and «22, iet to J. Marpby,had not been commenced. -Oontraotor to be informed that the full fine would be inflicted for every day the work remained unfinished after the specified time. Overseer- inatiuoted .to get repairs done «ntfte cutting -near Haniilei^sOteek. iieoeipts, £44 He. 3i.;p*ytDentsr£6i9a,4i.
YANKALILLA, MAY, 6. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
XANSAXItLA., May 6. Slight showers have fallen at interval*, and it i» now raining imearuest with every appsaraoce of a continuance, 'liieed Boarcdy say lain is ladly wanted, being later here ihan is has been for many fears. — The . members of- the road tnaid lift -here yesterday for Port Victor after makings tonr,ot inspection of tbe new road At Cape Jcrvis.
THE OLD TREASURER AND THE NEW. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
TEE OLD TREASURER AND THE NEW. For some time past it has been known list Mr. Fowler was in a very bad state of lit-fclib, and during the last few days it waa (?rut: rally understood among his friends and }-olilicitii!£ well iuforined concerning cur jent evtuts, that he would be corn jwllrd to repipn bis pusi'.ioa in the Wiiistry us Treasurer. This expec taiioL. ^ras verified on Tuesday, when liis rtiii^iiution -sras accepted, and at ti Cabinet meeting it was ded.-ied chat Mr. \V: B. Itounsevell should be'his successor, ibi'.t gentleman having consented to accept tbe cilice. Tbat Mr. Fowler should be coirpeJlcd l;y illness to leave a post for ?\\Lich lie was peculiarly fitted fay his ^tieTf:l repret. Ha is not merely an able iirif.rcier, But a politician of foresight and brmdlh of view, accustomed to regard grtiit principles acd the general results of a policy, instead of endeavoring, like too loary colonial politicians, to accommodate hin.self to the passing whim of the hour, or to ...
STEPHENSTON, MAY, 6. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
STEPHENSTOX, Mat 6. I am glad to hare to record a very nice fall of rain on Wednesday last. Although not so heavy as wished for it was undoubtedly wel come. Some fanners have a nice qamtity oE rain in their damp. I think what nas already fallen will start the wheat, and it is to be hoped there will he enough to bring it oa well. Oftitlo are low in condition, and in many oases it will require great care to get them through the cold weather. — It is said that gold has been found at Stephenston totvnship, but. X cannot asy for certain that it is gold. The discovery of a pay able gold field or any other mineral of value in this locality would be a grand thing for us, aa at present things are dreadfully dull, aad there is no immediate prospect of much improvement. A prosperous season would of ooarse materially alter the present state of things. A light rain fell during the greater part of last night. This morning it has beenrfiining cearly all the forenoon. All anxiety aa to tha safety o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
Special Advertisements. *THE SOUTH AUSTBALIAH X ADVERTISER. DAILY MOBN1NG PAPKB. Largest Circulation in South Australia, Pbice— 2d. per copy, 12s. ea. per quarter, oi 10s. 6d. per quarter, and 40s. per annum, paid in advance. a-: ? TPBE SOUTH AUSTHA.LIAS X CHRONICLE AND MAIL. WEEKLY PAPER. Largest Circulation in South Australia. Pbicb — 4d. per copy, 4s. 3d. per quarter, ot 16s. per annum, paid in advance. 'THE EXPfiESS and TELESBAPH X DAILY BVENQfG PAPBB. Largest Circulation in South Australia. Pbicb — Id. per copy, 0s. 6d. per quarter, or 20s. per annum, paid in advance. Persons wishing to subscribe can do so through local agents, or the head offices, King William ?treet, Adelaide. xl185o PETNTHSfa - MACHXCTB fOJB SALB. On aceount of having to make room for new and greatly improved Maohinerywe are pre pared te reoeiva oflfera for a TWO-FJSKDKB WHABBBAIJMCAOHINB.byDawKm.oapahle of printing a »heet 44 1 60. Xnia Machine if In good working order. (BABBOW ft KING. ? 13550x8770 THE ADV...
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
TO THE EDITOR. Sir— As a resident of Teiuwie I cannot let the repoit of the deputation that waited on tbe Minister of Education piss without correcting some of the erroneous statements with regard to the Terowie Post and Telegraph OrfioeB. As TAx. W. B. IlouubDvel!, M.T?.. said in iatro Juciug the deputttiou, it was a matter ia which the in habitants of Terowie took a very lively interest. The statement that the population was rapidly increasing to tbe south and south- west of the railway reserve would have been quite true twelve months ago; but let our inemHer drive through the township and he will find he made a mistake, as there have been upwards of fifty buildings erected within the last twelve months north on the west side, of the reserve. All the manufacturing businesses are situated to tho north, and the employes are as quickly &s possible building ottiges for themselves as near their work as possible. I am especially surprised at the Bsv. Mr. Sueyd saying that cine-t...
THE FRENCH POSTAL SERVICE TO AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
THE FRENCH POSTAL, SERVICE 10 AUSTRALIA. rFrom the Melbourne Araus of Mav 9.1 Accounts have appeared in the press wicu* re gard to a new steam postal servioe from Mar seilles to New Caledonia, to be subsidised by the Government of France. We are able now to give detailed particulars of this important enter prise. The servioe is to bs from Marseilles to New Caledonia, via Suez, Aden, Seychelles, Beunion, Mauritius, King George's Hound, Adelaide, Melbourne, and Sydney. It is to be con ducted by tbe Messageriea Maxitimes Co., who are to perform thirteen voyagea a year ia all, outwards and homewards. Tae disiance from Marseilles to New Caledonia is stated UV V|VHV *WU£*M,U* »UV VUW^fBUJ MO VU Oil LI l/lf their fleet the steamers necessary for the good execution ot the service, and four at least of these are to be built in France. Tne concession is to last for fifteen years from the inauguration of servioe, whioh is to take place within two years from the promulgation of the Bill authori...
TEROWIE POST AND TELEGRAPH OFFICES. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
TEKOWIE POST AND TELEGRA.PH OFFICES. TO THE DDITOn. Sir — I notice that pressure ia being brought to bear with a view of enooavoring to influence the Government in their decision as regards the site of the proposed post and telegraph offices at Terowie, and from reports I gather that the building would perhaps be in progress had ic not been for tbo interference of the members for the district. This X very muoh regret, as the Bite of the present temporary telegraph office at Terotvie is very inconvenient for the travelling public. There is another parallel cute at Hallett, which I cannot forbear mentioning. Arriving at the railway station bearing that name, and wishing to continue my jouruoy by the same train, I have on moie than one occasion had to dispatoh a telegraph message, and in each instance had to run the risk of it beiog delivered at the tele graph atation more than a mile distant. This. to say the least, is not a very desirable state of things, and unleBS the railway site ...
ATTEMPTED MURDER AND SUICIDE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
ATTEMPTED MURDER AND SDICIDE. FFrom the Melbourne dqe of Ma; 4 '1 A tragedy was enacted early yesterday morning at a house of ill-fame in Kussell-stroet, near Flindera-itreet, whioh may result ic the death of an unfortunate young woman, naaitfil Amy Lewis, alias Laura Mitchell, alias Nigtitiogtle. Ihe circumstances under wni:h tue ti*s& «as committed areas follow:— A man nam-d Harry Colley, a betting man, vi&ited tbe house at Boaat 5a.m. yesterday. Tte woman wbo keeps t ie tan e (Lily Ueorge) answered hiskuu.sk aud give him admis-ion to the bedroom of his vicciui with whom he had been on intimate terms. Siircely had he entered when an alterobiou euiau I be tween himself and Amy £je^is,aui ia & uiinate or two afterwards Miss George was started by the cry of 'He's cutting my tbro»t; help!' one courageously Dursc m the door, mil then saw the unfortunate Wumau Ltwis eiv.iug oa her bed. She had a big gssb in her throat, which was bleeding profusely. The murderer h...
HAMLET BRIDGE POST-OFFICE. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
HAMLEY BRIDGE POST-OFFICE, TO TKE BTJITOK. Sir— Allow me to call attention to vshe want of a lamp or two in front of the above buildiug. It is really pitiful to see people groping about in tha dark endeavoring to find ttie delivery window after the arrival of the evening mails. But there is a much greater reason why a light should be placed there. A flight o£ steps over four feet high extends the whole length of tho building. Up and down these steps it is neces sary to pass, and they are also used by passen gers and others passing to and from the trains. Tke general opinion is tbat there will be bones broken on these unfortunate steps before loug. The people of the township are proud of their beautiful post-office, and it is a pity this stumblingblock should bo allowed to exist. — I am, &o., JAMES DDTLE, Jus. Hamley Briuge, May 5.
BRIGHTON. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
.BSIGHX0N. M«y-7; — Pfesent-.Tte «hairrcan, Ore. Don- , can, *&ee!y, and Lewie. Mr. Toos. Paainiu wro.e sb toopeuiog road-over- the Glenelg rail ?nay. dak to. reply. -The, clerk reported, all the contracts for -hard metal completed. Tae «leik authorised to make an assessment - of the -3ietrictfcrlt81 Ors. Ororier and MosDlyrstira by rotation, -and Gr. Portac -by ballot. Pay mcnt6r-£66-2«.; receipts, £iS la.
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
TO CORRESPONDENTS. Wo destroy letters unaccompanied by the reel name and address of the writer, wbicb are leqoirednot neces-arily for publication but as a guarantee of good f nith. 'EM.' — Silver is a legal tender np ta 40s. in the United Kingdom, but in this colony it is so up to any amount. 'A.P.'— The Queensland Parliament ia pro rogued till June 7. Tee New Zealand Parlia ment meets in the first week of the same month, and so will probably th»t of this colour. H. Wabeim, Port Pirie, writes objecting to certain statements conuimeo in cne letcer oi *' Hopeful' on ** expenditure,' but as that com munication appealed so long before the reoeipt of Mr. Warren's answer it ia hardly worth while pnblithing the letter now. Mr. Warren says no cne interested in Port Pirie, or ac quainted with iU wants, would auk for a catting at that port to give a depth of 20 feet at low water mark. Fifteen feet at low water is, he says, tbe depth generally favored, &nd to obtain tbis would invelve ...
THACKARINGA. MAY, 3. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
THACKAR1XQA. Mat 3. i Meant Browne U attracting large numbers of people, wbo are continually flacking from ' all parti of Sooth Australia and tiie neighboring colosic* to tbe dtfgingi.and it hai brought maaj iDngnfocMt plaoM into public notice. Bren rack ? pttee «e Tb*ek»rtoga, which only con tbte of.an hotel, amall store, ?toekyard.aud a ? * cpoptoofdeauutnagfatintoTiew. Tnacta rioga atcema to tba naked are a vatt plaia, tpaiedy «o*«Md with cerub, for three parts ot ' 7 ~ ite jjarntM^e. befeatabUliart-uble, and bcBEdtdflo itc »ertattnaud waters aide* to* -' ' tbe iuaere Barrier cr Stanley rang*. Tbe ' ht*A te -oeeopM by Mr. J. noner, , «H» »?? .«??- woBtefol ?Iteration, tflate. Stamvavw «bd Mfeee mo from bete weekly ' *jMMWMjaehto«be digging*. Tne fare u fc«« lately en tte«Jow.:rir;'- taok to AdeJaiSe. ' ?JDrovEts willnow find this aplesiant trip owiag 1 to tfce lete cownfall of ram between Terowie j fend Micgarie. All -the dams, and waterb.o!o3 axe- full, and feed abounds p'*njive...