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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 6 June 1879

AUCTIONS. BURRA MONTHLY MARKET. Friday, Jane 6, LIST ON, SHAKES, & C O . will sell as above — 3300 FAT il^™* 3300 On account Paratoo — 1,000 Prime Fat 'Wethers ' . On account William Cockrnm, Eeq. — 603 Fat Wether very good On account Mr. Q-. Miller— 600 Fat Wether* On accomnt Messrs. Dunn Bros — 200 Fat Wethers On account Mr. Stevens — 1,000 Store Sheep Mixed. All HEAD FAT & STOEE Art 9U CATTLE. Oil For various owners. 30 HEAD OF HOESES 30 &0.j - &C, ' &0. ©ft Tuesday, June IT. AT WHITE'S BOOM, ADELAIDE. AT HALF-PAST TWO O'CLOCK. 40QJI ACRES OF EXCELLENT X«IOcr GRAZING AND AGRICUL TURAL LAND WITH PERMA NENT RUNNING WATKR. I'OR POSITIVE SALE. TO SQUATTERS, GRAZIERS, FABMEBS AND SPECULATORS. *T ISTON, SHAKES & CO I 1 have received instructions from Mr Jlobert Stevens to sell by auction as at-ove — All those SECTIONS of LAND in the HUNDRED of KOORTNGA, Noa. 40, 87, 8S, 89, 90, 91. 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 102 (part of), 103, 186, 256, and...

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Boring for Water. (Continued from our last.) [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 6 June 1879

Boxing for Water. fComtumei from oar leufJ Hitherto we hare been treating of nek boring by percussion, but within the last four yean a syatem of rotary boring baa been tntro daoed in EnroDe. America, and in these colonies; notaoiy wai oi cue aiamona arm, and as a good dec! of misapprehension prevails «* to what is meant by the term diamond driil. I may just atete that the boring U dose by real diamonds of a common quality, which an set in a cutter block, and to which is imparted a rotary motion, for boring large bole* the ?diamonds are set in the extreme circumference of the cutler block and some little distance in wards therefrom, so that the diamonds merely ?out an annular channel, leaving a solid core ending, which is brokenosT as oftien as required, «nd withdrawn to the surface Of the bore-hole by means of spring gmpph'ng tools ; but this aystem requires a considerable atneunt of water «o make Us operations aneoessful, and generally ?peaking, where its acrrioes will be snort re ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 13 June 1879

Sdttowatj's Ointment and Pills. — Coughs, Influenzj. — The soothing properties of these medicataante render them well' worthy of trial in all diseases of tVe lungs. In common colds and influenza the Piilt taken internally and the Ointment rubbed externally are exceed ingly efficacious, When influetiza is epidemic this treatment, is easiest, safest, and surest. Holloway's Pills snd Oiutment purify the blood, remove all obstructions to its free circulation through tbe lungs, relieve tbe over gorged Bir tube?, and render respiration free without reducing the strength, irritating tbe nerves or depressing the spirits. Such are the ready meanB of saving suffering when effiicted with colds, coughs, bronchitis, and other com plaints by which so many are seriously and per manently afflicted in most countries. AUSTRALIAN TEMPERANCE AND GENERAL MUTUAL LIFE ASSU RANCE SOCIErY (LIMITED). Agent for Burrs Branch— W. PEABCE. A FISCHER'S Prices— 75s 100s., 140s. Late Improvements make the 8TAR the m...

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Pleasures of Memory. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 13 June 1879

Pleasures of Memory. One of those sharp and sarcastic lawyers who take unspeakable pride in twisting & witness into a labyrinth of d:ffinilt:e5, had occasion to cross examine a gentleman of some little pro minence. The aharp, lawyer managed after macoeaver ing, so to confuse the witness th it the only ana -er he could obtain to. his question was — 'IDan'S recollect.' V * When tfae'iawyer hw this answer returned to him a score or so of time*, his patience gave ont. 'Tell me, Mr.—,' he exclaimed, 'do you ever remember anything ?' ' I do,.9 was the response. 'Can you carry your memory back for twenty years, and tell mes single incident that happened then ?' ' Yes, I think I cm,' returned the witness, who had regained some composure. ' Ah !' exclaimed the lawyer, g'eefully rub bing bis bands in orthodox legal fashion, 'now, that is consoling. Come, now, sir, what is this instance which you remember so well?' ' Well, sir, I remember that twenty years ego, when you were to be admi...

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Original Poetry. THE INVALID'S LAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 13 June 1879

Original Poetry. TEE INVALID'S LAMEST, O, mother de3r I feel eo neary, The night has eeemcd so lojig, And my room so cold and lone and dreary, I wish that I again were strong. I wa3 so glad to see the iro-ninp-, To eee ones more the li^ht of day, To see again the s=un returning, To drive night's mournful gloom away. I have so long awake been l?ing, I thought the day would never brcai, Whi'.e through the trees the wind was It such a strange weird sound did make. I'd like to go and gather roses While tbey are still wet with sparkling dew, And form them intG pretty po-ie*, Ton know the way I u^ei to do. Bu^, mother dear, I fjel so weary Although 'tis or.!y in irning \et, 3Ty life of late has grown fo dreary, I wonder when I'd, better get ? I fisok sotnetirne3 I'm cvin j moVhc', 5-Ty life eecrns ebbing every day, And oh I ft-ol that e'er onother I shall have passed from earth away. But I do not wish te die at presr-nt, I'd like to live a few more years, I rliink that life mast be so pka...

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Science and Art. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 13 June 1879

Science and Art. Edison is etiil 'hard at work' at his ' Electric Light' machine. A few days ago a correspondent of the Daily World inter viewed him. Mr. Edison led the way from his laboratory, which occupies the apartment in the old building formly used as a machine-shop, to the machine-shop in tbe new building. He picked up the several pieces of model that were lying on a work-bench, and putting them together said, ' There is my last lamp.' It was a handsome apparatus. It consisted principally of a hollow rod of cirem supporting a button, around which are ranged twelve spirals com posed of platinum and indium. Each spiral is compoied of four feet of wire, and presents a lighting surface of one squire inch. The rod and the spirals are inclosed in a glass globe or case which is hermetically sealed, but from which the air bas not been expelled. This much of the construction of the lamp tasy be msde known, but another principle employed, and a simple one, is not yet to be divulged. Af...

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Burra Corporation. MONDAY, JUNE 9. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 13 June 1879

Burra Corporation. Monday. Juke 9. Present — Hie Worship the Major, and Crs Bartholomteus, Batobelor, Eidgtraj, Jiichard eon, and Geake. Mrainres. The minufej of l«st meeting were read and onlironed. Maxob's Bepobt. The Mayor reported thst a rucancy had been aused in Bonth Ward. It was reaolved that the seat be declared racant sad that nominations be received up to loon cf Monde j , Jur.e 16. The election if one vere necessary to take place on Thursday, June 19. - ? . . OVEBBEEtt'8 SCFOBT. Ths Oreweer'a report mi read and adopted 58 foHowa : — 'fcince last meeting owing to the he»*y rains several piecrs of woik h.re been forced upon my notice which I hare attended to to, urerent damage to ro»di-, ftc ^THe- v6fK Utm# includes iiie approach to 'he new bridge which is now j-i»t completed, the filiicg up and chaining of pnrt of Markcl-tquerr, e'earing and j ilef-pming ti-e vrtf.er table down Xhemee-etreet ' !o ello* of ilie increased flaw of water. The foot-pa' li bag else beep, raised ...

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Boring for Water. (Continued from our last.) [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 13 June 1879

Boring for Water. ffnniinnpA Am our Inxt.i Hitherto there has been an insuperable difficulty experienced both in Europe and elsewhere, in sinking the tubes when tock is met with. In such esses, the practice has been fe bore inside ot tne tube Witt mois « intw less than tbe eise of the tube, nntO a SMOnd impediment is met witb. Wben * second nt of tmbes is put down inside of ths fi-st ones, end then smaller took art used to bore inside of this one, until come other impediment is encountered i when a third tube is put down inside of tbe second one, end smaller tools ere put down in this, and so on every time a fresh impediment presents itself. Meanwhile the bole is being contacted in site each time, which is a rerions matter, unless the precaution has been taken to commence with a bilge bore to permit of this series of contractions j other* wise there will not be room to insert a pump in the lower tube for the mtbdmral of .tbe water when it is met mtb. We will suppose thst such impedi...

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Magistrates' Court Redruth. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11. [Before Messrs, Butterworth and Ridgway, J.P's.] [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 13 June 1879

Magistrates' Court Redrath. Wkdhesdax, Jove 11. [Before Messrs. Butterworth end Bidgway. J.Fn.1 Gretf v. -?. We&ber. — Stray cows ia Kooringa. Defendant pleaded guilty and was fined 5s., and 5?. costs. Gray v. Furs. — For tbe same offence wax mulcted m tne rame nne. Gray t-. John Moore. — Driving without lights after snneet pleaded guilty. Fined 6s. and 5s. costs. George JDippie was charged by Feier TTjnimn, of Mount Bryan, with atsualting him. Defendant did not appear. It wsa stated in evidence by J&nnan that on Thurs day last, about midnight, Dippie knocked at his door and said he wanted to get in, I did not answer or let him in, so be threatened to break in the door and subsequently did so and wanted to flight bnt as Kinnan did not respond, tbe intruder beat him while still in bed. * His face was still swolen and sore. The parties bad been on frirndly terms, but Dippie accused tbe other of taking bis tea and sugar. A warrant wbb issued fbribeeppre heueion of the o...

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A Model Wife. NEVER AT HOME—HARDLY EVER. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 13 June 1879

A Model Wife. NEVER AT HOME— HARDLY EVER. ['From the Cincinnottia Times.! When the peddlar rang Mr. Bird's doorbell the other day, Mr. B.ra himself opened the door. Mr. Bird had the baby upon bis arm, and there were four other children at his heels. 'Is tbe Lady of the house in?' asked the peddlar. ' Certainly she isn't,' replied Bird, ' She is out. She is perennially and eternally out !' ? ' Whtre can I see her ?' 'Why, go down to the woman eufferage club-room ; and if she isn't there, £© to the society for the prevention of cruelty to animals and if she isn't there, visit the hall of the as sociation for alleviating the miseries of theSene gambians ; and if she has finished there, look for her at the church aid society, or at the Ninth Ward eonp-honse, or tbe home of the one legged, or at the refuge for infirm dogs, or et the hospital for the asthmatic, or at the St. Polycarp orphan asylum, or at some of these places. If you get on her track, you'll see more pauper and strong-mind...

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The Week's Parliament. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 13 June 1879

The Week's Parliament. The business in the Legislative Council fees included tbe address in reply, which has fceen presented, acd the addrefs of condolicce 1o Her Msj-.stj on the death of Princess Alice. The loi!o*ing bills have been read a first time : — Licensing of £h«n brokers* Bill, Barkers' Books re Evidence Bill (to allow ef certified exirsclB instead of tbe bocks (}-cn- tclves being produced as cvinVncr), and Drcessed Peraocs Debts Bill (*o place ell debts of deceased persons on an mjiibI footing}. Hon. Gentleman have sojourned to June 24. la the Assembly numerous qurf lions have been answered, but nothing further lies bern done beyond the continuance of the iti-bale on t he address. Hen. L. GHyde made He address to _frr_*f the debate, . _^_ ? : ;s ,. _j_.. Mr. West-3£rakine intend* to move for the repeal of ihr Brand's Act and petition agaiut the Act are being presented very frequently.

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CORRESPONDENCE. (From our own Correspondents.) YONGALA, June 5. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 13 June 1879

CORRESPONDENCE. (From our own Correspondents.) TONGALA. Jane 5. The opening of onr Institute tock piece en Friday last, and was a decided success. 3be evening emertainment was very largely at tended. 4fr. Brockman. of Jamestown, enc ceselully presiaea at tne piano, ana was aoiy supported in the musical department bj Mee darnes Marshall, Morgan, SJerr, Cheek, Miss Glasaon, and Messrs. fisdly, Hill, Morgan, Coultman, Cheek, Kerr and frezans. She entertainment concluded with tbe laughable farce, ' Borrowed Plumes,' which called forth hearty applause from the audience. At a general meeting of snbseriben held last evening the following officers were appointed i— President, Mr. Hodly; Vice-Presidcnt, Bev. A. W. Wellington; Treasurer, fir. Pearce j Hon. Secretary, Mr. HilL A very exciting cricket match was played here on the day of ihe opening of the Institute between the Terowie and Ycugala clubs, result ing in a victory for the Yongala nes, which was mainly owing to the eplendid bowling ...

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Muncipal Reforms. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 13 June 1879

Muncipal Beforms. Foremost among tlie questions urgently ] requiring attention at the hands of our I representatives in Parliament assembled is t.1-at, nf thft amendment and consoli dation of tue laws relating to .aluncipai Corporations. There are now on the statute bofik about half a dozen Acts dealing solely with Corporate matters and a score of others more or less relating to them, and what with con flicting clauses, omissions, inaccuracies, and ambiguities it is no wonder tbat many blunders have been made in the administration of them. There are several matters such as estimates of income and esj»enditure in newly pro claimed towns, burgess rights, opening and closing of roads &c., that must be attended to shortly, and even xibv? ia Adelaide another movement is.on foot to obtain an Act to provide )for the election of Aldermen and other matters ; but though some very desirable and important reforms might be secured yet rather than adJ another to the many Acts now to be co...

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Perpetual Leases. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 13 June 1879

Perpetual Leases. In the Governor's speech there is one sentence at least that bears ths mark of the mind of the Hon. Attorney GeneraL We refer to the portion of the clause referring to land legislation introducing the question of perpetual leases. Mr. Bundey has long be in known, to lake a deep interest in many social questions not altogether political and also in political questions relating to tiie settlement, education aud well being socially of the community. As Minister of Education he made one of the best administrators -we have had and we feel s-ire that in the present Ministry his presence in that depart ment would Have been oi more service bo his colleagues and the country than it has been in the legal one. One of the subjects vhich the Hon. gentle men has made most peculiarly his own, and is regarded as an authority upon perhaps above some others, is that of easing land in perpetuity in place of selling the fee simple. We believe that there are many sound and attractive a...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 13 June 1879

rapoxrarDUJG notices. L.-.URA— ilun.'r-ed r,i So-jt orii., Hc-rfion 701 (r.rartit P. :-l- ? ffic-e, Levm) — Ol. ::£)* g-ov !y-rsp, sii'rii !hi5, vvsr f:or.t ioof biiirjH:-, — itii tit -'\f rur, et-dcti.-'r-Esk' ^ ?'r;'Q 7'r -i- O if ?rt.' ... y ? ? : j; C ?:! S '. :?' r--- f ': ?? .] 1. 20. if-.T'J ?' .. ? .) . K. iiv-:?.'liHT.: , l\-l.j;..i.oi.- . Gi ailiOWiiL— la!; oai;.-J-d at the Public Pourt?, Oumbotrie { turret Post-c £c-«:. [isncelot) — One red cow, white face, both ears ilil, like k ] s and T nnder off ribs, jc near ?amp. If not claimed, will be sold June 16, L879, at noon. Thirty-one sheep, some vethera and eome ewes, amali piece out of the inder part of both ears, branded OE, some on the rump and others on the off shoulder*. If not claimed, will be sold June 23, 1879, at noon. - A. F. Fuller, Poundkeeper. BALDEY — Impounded at the Pablic Ponna, Baldry (nearest Post-office, Iieighton). One white steer red ears, a little red on neck, rff ear top off, branded like ogi near ri...

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Macleod of Dare. CHAPTER XXII. DECLARATION (From Harper's Magazine). [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 13 June 1879

Macleod of Dare. CHAPTER XXII. ! DrCIiABAIICXN* (From Harper s Maqazini). iSovember though it was, nut morning broke hrilliantly over London. Thera was a fresh west wind blowing ; there wss a clear tntjihine filling the thoroughfares t If one were on the look-oat for pieturewjuenness even in - Unry S+rret, was there not a fine touch of color where the softly red chimney-pots rose far away into the blue-? It was' not possible to hate -always around one the splendour of. the rorthern sea. And ifacleod wonld oo£ listen to a word liia friend had fo say concerning the impor tant business that had brought them both to Isondon. 'To-nieht, man — to-night ; we will arrange it all tc -night,' he would env ; and there was a nervous rxcitement about liia manner for which the tnsjor could not at all sceoun*. ''? Sha'n't I tee yon fill the evening, then ?' }ie cf-kerl. '2*o,' Alseleod said, looking anr:omly out oMi-.e wir.dow, as if he ffmd some thunder storm would Fuddenly shut ont tbe clear lig...

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Artesian Well for Kooringa. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 13 June 1879

Artesian^ Well for Kooringa. We announced last week that a meet ing had been held to take steps to obtain a supply of water by boring in Market-sauare and we are clad to be ille to report that so heartily has tne scheme been taken up that private subscription to the amount of about £150 have been promised towards it. The Mayor brought the question before tbe Corporation on Monday evening and on the understand that one half the expense would be subscribed pri vately, and believing that the Govern ment would supplement these subscrip tions so that the well would actually cost them nothing, they consented to cany the work out. They certainly do not risk anything and will most pro bably obtain a large revenue from it ultimately. Messrs. Francis Clark and Sons have been communicated with and, we anticipate that in a very short time operations will be commenced. We understand that the firm have already put down several shallow bores, and that they have in their employ parties which are he...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 13 June 1879

AUCTIONS. ©a Tuesday, June J7» AT WHITL'i EOOM, ADELAIDE. AT HALF PAST TWO G'CLOCK. *5QQ/I ACEES OF EXCELLED Lqu*t G&AZisa aki- iamcvL HT3AL LASTO WTTII PERMA NENT KUNXISG WaTKB. 3?OR POSITIVE SALE. TO SQU ATTERS, GRAZ1.E RS, FARMEBS ASD SPECUIiATOHa. TISTON, SHAKES & CO _a j hare received instructions from Mr iioaert Sterens to eell by auction as alove — Ail thosa SECTIONS of I AND in the jQUJVDBED of KOORlJSGd, Ko». 40. 87, 8S, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 36. 97, 102 (part oi), 103, 186, 256, and 257, containing altogether 2,742 Acres, or thereabout*, with the Burra Creek running through the middle of it. AISO, SECTION No. 301, in the HCNDBRD of APOI2JO-A, containing 242 Acres of good lane. Terms easy. Large portion can remain at 6£ ?per cent. — - Tfce A.V£iioaeaf« call special stientisn to the Sale of this Valuable Estate, which is situated about eight miles South of the Burrs, and pre sents special advantages either as a Crazing Farm or Depot for Stock on its way...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 13 June 1879

BTTSOTESS DIRECTORY. 10a. per quarter, 2s. discount if paid in advance. AUCTIONEERS. LISTON, SHAKES &.CO., Kooringa. OGWSS & GO0BCHHJ), Kooringa. BOTCHERS. a and E. GEBHAHDT, Aberdeen. B&KER. F, GEBHAKDT, Kooringa. BOOTMAKERS. W. AM)ERS0N, Kooringa. CORN DEALERS. J. ROACH, Burra MilL INSURANCE COMPANIES. AUSTRALIAN MUTUAL PROVI DENT. — A. H. Foedee. COLONIAL MUTUAL. — F. W. Holder. SOUTH BRITISH MRE INSUR AlfCE.— F. W. Holder. MAtniJVISTS. STATTON & HENDERSON, Kooringa. IMPORTERS. DREW & CO., Kooringa. GEHERAL BTTSIHESS. PROPERTIES FOE SALE. 2E' .A. X& 3MC 3S. APPILA. (*Qi ACBFS Known' as SULLIVAN'S 1)0 J- a first-class Farm in good heart, all plouelihb'e a large portion lias been cropped only once. Plenty water. KSf) ACRES, close to tbe Township, ??'tl— ' well improved, plenty of Water. BEL&LIE. lAnA ACRES.,.. 600. Acres, jrfqnehable XVJ/C'V/ remaiudtr Spendld -Grazing Land. ' LACK ROCK. (V7(i ACRES, adjoining Pekins, one 'f t...

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General News. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 13 June 1879

General News. Tiie Adelaide Corpowtion intends to seek a further amendment ot the Corporation Act to provide for the election of Alderman and several other imoortant matters. The Government will assist the Corporation of Adelaide to provide a fire escape. An enterprising caterer has opened a.' Coffee Palace' in Adelaide, and another person has (billowed suit at the Port. The Volunteers are on Saturday, June 21, to be pre-ented with colors by Lady Jervou. A cabman named Win. Hill Moyie has been baud dead in his ceb on the Glen Osmond-road rhe coroner's inquest resulted in a verdict of death from heart disease. TiiJ settling up for Queen's Birthday race meeting was held on Monday last when £2,201 was distributed. In the case oi D lavaai lately coovi )ted of setting fire to bis shop in Hindley-street, Adelaide, the Chief Justice, who heard the; case, »cd Judge Boacaut allowed., the prisoner/to be discharged on a kgal point, but Judge G^p nne strongly dissents from the course pursued an...

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