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HINDMARSH. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 29 February 1868
HINDMABSEF. February 24. — Present — All, except Mr. Williams. Tenders accepted — Messrs. Thorn and Harrison's for gravel in Bowden, Brompton, and Hindmarsa, at Is. lljd. per yard; Maguire'a for forming streets in Bowden at 5s. 6d. per chain, and in Hindmarah 10s. per' chain. The dav-men to have notice that in future their wages will be 6s. per day. The road in Tenterden to be resurveyed and pegs driven to mark the boundary. Notice to be given that no sand be allowed to be carted along the Torrensrroad ; offenders to be prosecuted. Mr. Bichards sent an account for attendance and medicince for a sick woman, and requesting the Council -to recommend its payment ; further enquiry to be made. Mr. W. Bladder requested that a few loads of stone might be laid at his entrance-gate ; deferred till the member for the ward is present.
HIGHERCOMBE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 29 February 1868
HIGHERCOMBE. February24.— Present— Messrs. Coulls (Chair man), Kolwes, and Klopper. G. Gollop's tender accepted for 150 yards gravel between Kussulz' corner and new road to Kangaroo Bottom, at Is. . 2£d. per yard. Mr. Pitman applied for repairs near Mr. Boss's panel, as also for two chains of metalling on new road ; the repairs to be done at once. Mr. Hunt paid in £4 &« subscription for repairs on road to reserve, which the Coumcil promised to assist ia completing.
THE FARMING INTEREST. MEETING AT MACLAREN VALE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 29 February 1868
THE FARMING INTEREST. MEETING AT MACLABBN VALE. A public meeting was held at the Devonshire lotel, Maelareh Vale, on Friday evening. February 2L, to take into consideration the present state of the agricultural interest, and for other purposes. There were about 50 persons in attendance, and Mr. J. Brown, sen., T.P., was unanimouslv voted to the chair. The CHAUtKAR opened the meeting by stating the objects for which it bad been called. 'With reference to the question of sowing seed wheat he said he thought fresh seed wheat altogether Bhould be supplied. They had met that night to consider what was best to be done. He looked upon the present state of the agricultural interest as an act of Divine Providence, and he trusted that next year things would greatly im prove. Mr. Jiro. MabtIH, in moving the firstre- . solution,. remarked that since they had held the first preliminary meeting a deputation had waited upon the Chief Secretary on the ques tion, and from his answer the., niatter ha...
FUNERAL SERMONS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 29 February 1868
FUNERAL SERMONS. On Sunday, in most of the Churches, some reference was made to the lamented death of our late Governor. Some of the places of worship were draped with black ' cloth, and the congregations wore a sombre appearance, many of the members wearing mourning out of respect to the deceased. We afford brief notices of some of the services, so far as they have reached us. It would be simply impossible to publish at length all that was said respecting Sir Dorp inick, but most of the preachers bore testi mony to His Excellency's kindness of heart and able administration of the Government during his residence in South Australia. , Tbdtitt Chcbch;— The Bishop preached iu the morning from Mark xiL,17. Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's.' After some remarks on the principle here laid down in the text — obedience to civil authority, without compromise of duty to God, the Bishop said — ' As the repre* sentative of a constitutional monar...
THE GRAVE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 29 February 1868
THE GRAVE. A plain vault had been prepared next to Father Lenpioni's, and a space of ground was enclosed with scaffolding poles to prevent a rush upon the grave. Everything connected with the ceremony had been conducted in faultless order till after the head of the pro cession bad reached the tomb, butas the civilians approached they seemed in doubt as to the posi tion they should take, and after a few moments hesitation broke up, and made for the enclosure by various directions, and mixed up with the chief mourners and the clergy, most of the latter, excepting the Catholics, having to fall back to the railings of Father Lencioni's tomb. Although this was an infringement of the order of things as arranged beforehand, there was no rush orcrowding ; everything was quiet and de corous. The firing party were obliged to take up a position outside the enclosure, while over the cemetery and around it were many thousands of citizens. When the coffin was taken from the carriage, and laid ove...
THE PROCESSION. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 29 February 1868
THE PROCESSION. About half -past 12 . o'clock the volunt:«n commenced mustering oh the parade ground, Korth-terrace, where the necessary, prelimi naries where arranged, and the Infantrv i-ut through the various movements -usual at a funeral march. The following is the muster roll as nearly as we could obtain it : — Cavalry. — Ko. 1. Goolwa Troop — Lieut. -CbL Higgins, Lieut. Higgins, Sergeant-Major P. Kemp, Surgeon Jas. Todman, M.D., and 45 non-commissioned officers an-l troopers. No. 2. Strathalbyn and Milang Troop— Capt. J. Rankine, M.P., Lieut. Mitchell, Regimental Sergeant-Major A. Kemp, Cornet Gollan, Suigeon Herbert, M.D., and 43 noncommis sioned officers and troopers. No. . 3. Reedbeds Troop — Captain Ferguson, Cornet Jones, and 32 non-commissioned officers and troopers. Artillery. — Adelaide Battery — lieutenant Colonel Mathews, Captain Claxton, Lieutenant Cooper, Lieutenant Fiveash, 7 sergeants, 4 cor pDrala, 1 trumpeter, and 40 non-commissioned officers and gunners. Port A...
DEPUTATION TO THE CHIEF SECRETARY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 29 February 1868
DEPUTATION TO THE CHIEF SECRE TARY. Oa M«aday, FeWwory $4, a dep«4atioa, coa jSsiiijg of. the Htfh. j. H. fiarrow, and Mr. D. Shannon, waited upon the CMef Secretary with reference to the present, distressed condition of the farming- interest. Mr. Barrow, after a few remarks as to the purport of their visit, intro: duced Mr. Shannon,' who, he said, had been requested by a number of farmers in the Northern District to wait upon the Govern ment, to represent the case of those farmers who, in consequence of the almost total failure of their crops w*re in very distressed circum stances. He accompanied Mr. Shannon at the request of that gentleman, whom he would leave to make his own statement, although pro bably he (Mr. Barrow) would have a few words to say afterwards. Mr. Shannon then said, that at a public meeting recently held at St. John's, near Kapunda, of which he was chosen Chairman, he was requested to wait personally upon the Go vernment with the resolutions that were then arriv...
THE COMING ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 29 February 1868
THE COMING ELECTIONS. Mr. M. Bttbgbss briefly proposed— 'That the thanks of this meeting are due to our repre-- sentatives in Parliament, Messrs. Colton and Carr, for their past services, and that this meeting pledges itself to support them al the next election if they will consent to come for ward ibr re-election.' The only word he- had put in the resolution was the word ' pledges,' and he did so designedly. He spoke in compli mentary terms or Messrs. Uoiton and uarr, ana rem rked that he hoped the resolution would be carried. He did not know whether Messrs. Colton and Carr would come forward again. He believed Mr. Colton had consented, but he did not know whether Mr. Carr had; but no doubt a resolution from that meeeting, backed up with a good requisition would cause him to alter his nind like a bashful woman. (Hear, and laughter. ) Mr. James Clabke seconded, . remarking that he did not think they could find better men than Messrs. Colton and Carr, who had exerted themselves well ...
BREMER. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 29 February 1868
BREMER. February 15.— All present. Tenders accepted — Making road near Steer's, E. Loveland, £1 178. per chain; building log bridge near Reiher*s, G Overall, £15; embankment near Leitch's, Loveland, J6d. per yard ; clearing road to Langhorne's Bridge, A. Lawson, £4 10s. ; making road near Borrett-s, W. Adams, £d ys. psr chain. 'J. McLean wrote requesting Council to'destroy castor oil plants growing near bis place. Received, letter from Crown LandB Office respecting return of rates not collected. Chroniclr aceoxtnt, £1 15s., to stand over. Mr. Binny attended to request the Council to examine his work. Mr. Borrett t ) attend to it.
BELVIDERE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 29 February 1868
BELViDERE. February 17. — Present — Messrs. Shannon (Chairman), Lange, and Carey. A discussion ensued as ? to whether the Council should be responsible for expenses incurred by the Chair man in calling a public meeting to ascertain the best method of obtaining seed wheat Deferred to next meeting. Surveyor to measure and forward to Mr. Schilling a plan of the piece of land at the north-west corner of Section 106 required 'for road purposes, Mr. Schilling to get certificate of title issued as speedily as possible Councillor Lange reported the completion, of culvert on main road, near Section 213. Clerk to acquaint the Commissioner of Crown Lands that the sum apportioned for attendance on destitute poor was; inadequate as.a remuneration to the,. medical gentlemen 'appointed. - Consi deration of the propriety of opening road through Section 134 deferred. Beappointment of Clerk confirmed. Receipts, £1 10s. 4d. ; pay ments, £26 15s.
BURNSIDE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 29 February 1868
BUBNSIDE. February 34.— Present— AIL Letter from Mr. Burkell, objecting to closing and sale of por tion of road running past his property at Glen Osmond. Eleven tenders were received for supply of 250 yards of metaljfor Penfold and Parkham roads. Sullivan ?. & - Kennedy being the lowest, 3s. 6|d. percubio yard, was accepted. Mr. Lewis Gifles offered 200 palings for repairs to fence round Glen Osmond School, provided Council will get them put on. Offer accepted with thanks. The work to be done. Tenderto be called for work on Waterhpuse, Penfold, and Biirnside Tillage roads. ' Circulars f roni Crown Lands Office with new forms of application for grants-in-aid of rates. Receipts, £15 f pay ments, £80 5s. 10d. .
INSOLVENCY COURT. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25. [Before His Honor Mr. Commissioner Downer.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 29 February 1868
INSOLVENCY COURT. Tuesday, Februaby 25. [Before His Honor Mr. Commissioner Downer.] In be Joseph F. Beenaed. — Final hearing. The Accountant's report was read as follows : — ' The debts are— For hire of horse and carts, £11 15s. ; judgment for value of horse injured and costs, £23 14s. ; total, £35 9s. The insol vency is stated to have been caused by Joss through injury sustained hy a hired horse while in insolvent's possession, and for which judg ment was recovered for £17 and costs. He accounts for having sold the horse for £L' There was no opposition, and the insolvent was awarded a second-class certificate. In be George Shadobtt.— Finalhearing. The .Accountant's report was read as follows : — 'The debts entered on the schedule- amount to £71 16s. ; the assets are sundries valued at £1 ; deficiency, £70 16s. The insolvent is a draper's assistant ; he has been in regular employ since October 30, 1866, and has earned £144. On arriving in the colony in August, 1866, he owed £20. A l...
BRIGHTON. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 29 February 1868
BRIGHTON. February 17 and 24. — Present— Messrs. Bur ton (Chairman), Crews, Crozier, and Johnson. : Several tenders received for repairing, painting, and tarring wooden bridges over river Sturt. Tender of Reynolds & Whitehoad, £26 7s. 6d., accepted. Circular from Crown Lands Ofllce and new forms received. Clerk to fill in a new form according to circular, and submit, with cash-book, to Chairman for examination and signature. The Overseer and Councillor Crews to make arrangement with Messrs. Hornsby and Meek in reference to building culverts over the deep drain upon the Marion-road. Further repairs to be completed upoa Sweetmau's-road. Payments, £14 10s.
LOCAL COURT—ADELAIDE. FULL JURISDICTION. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24. [Before Mr. H. E. Downer, S.M., and a Jury of Four.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 29 February 1868
LOCAL COURT— ADELAIDE. full jurisdiction. Monday, February 24. [Before Mr. H. E. Downer, S.M., and a Jury of Four.l VAN J1EMEBT V. 1SLLIS AND OTHERS. — Struck out with costs, plaintiff not appearing. The defendant appeared by his attorney, Mr. Wigley. [Before Mr. H. E. Downer, S.M., W. Everard, and W. Cavenagh.] Tonkiv v. Hall.— Action for £57 14s., for timber sold and delivered to the defendant. Mr. Bundey for plaintiff. The defendant did not appear. The case was proved ex parte, and a verdict given for the sum claimed and costs. Lister v. Cowan.— Action for £36 16s. 4d. ; part thereof, viz. — £27 Is., due on an accep tance, and £9 15s. 4oV, for goods sold and de livered. Mr. Anderson for plaintiff. Mr. Thrupp for the defendant, who pleaded the general issue, and also pleaded a sec off of £7 18s., for carriage fares, board and lodging, goods, &c, supplied to the plaintiff's wife, and payment before action. The dispute in this case arose out of a long series of transactions ...
POLICE COURT—PORT ADELAIDE. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24. [Before Mr. G. W. Hawkes, S.M.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 29 February 1868
POLICE COURT— PORT ADELAIDE. Monday, February 24. [Before Mr. G. W. Hawkes, S.M. wiuiam Hero, seaman, was fined 20s. and costs for using abusive language towards the police on Sunday, the 23rd instant. The same person, for resisting the police whilst in the execution of their duty, was fined 40s. and costs. Tuesday, February 25. [Before Mr. G. W. Hawkes, S.M,] Lungurs v. Sofola.— For £10 18s., wood said and delivered. Mr. Fenn for defendant ; Mr. Dempster for plaintiff. Delivery not proved. Nonsuit. (For remainder of Law Courts, see page 10.)
PORT CORPORATION. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 29 February 1868
PORT CORPORATION. Friday. Febbuary 21. Present— The Mayor and all the Councillors. The Town Clerk reported that the overdraft at the Bank was £618 16s. 8d. Received, Over seer's weekly report of works. The Mayor re ported having seen Mr. Mildred in reference to the continuance of Nile-street, but had not arrived at any satisfactory arrangement. The Public Works Committee reported with reference to Messrs. J. Hart & Co.'s application for repairs to road near their new stores, that all that could be done until the building was completed was to fill up with about 50 loads of silt at the back of the stable ; and with regard to Mr. Formby's premises, they would receive attention before the wet weather set in. The Town Clerk was instructed to write to the Chief Secretary, asking for the amount voted for the embankment ; also to communi cate with the Central Road Board, calling at tention to the fact that the drain under the Port-road at the head of Tarn o'Snanter Creek had not bee...
COUNTRY NEWS. BLANCHETOWN, FEBRUARY 25. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 29 February 1868
COUOTBX HEWS, : - t ? ' . m ? . ' - .-? j . ?;??. FFrom our Country Correspondents.! BLA.NGHETOW2S', Fjebbttabt 125. '.-' The Prince Alfred arrived on Tuesday from' Milang, and proceeded the following day for Wentworth, taking from this, place 17 tons pro duce. Owing to an enterprising Adelaide firm offering to cart goods to Mannum. f or 30s. per ton, this steamer in. future intends running to that port. It is a pity we cannot get some one to give our port a moment's consideration, as ' I am sore were an enterprising -firm -'ta do bo, they would at once see that - a successful and paying competition could 'be easily carried on sgainstthelowerports. If25s.pertonpa.ystocart from Adelaide to Mitewg, surely, it ought to pay ? from Freeling here, the distance between the' respective places being equaL — -The difference' between 25s. andi 55b. . is ..such a barrier that I : am afraid, unless altered, we shall again see next . season little of Adelaide goods this way, despite' our natural ...
THE RED RUST. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 29 February 1868
THE RED RUST. TO THE EDITOR. Sir— Allow me space to advocate lime as a preventive to red rust. Lime, it is well known, has strongly absorbent powers, and rich or wet lands have Buffered the most, poor lands or rising ground the least, as witness the Hundreds of Stanley and Kooringa, nearly all undulating ground. The heat naturally arising from lime would have tended to dry the root, and would (especially in such a wet season as last) have given additional strength to the plant, I am, Sir, &&, , esteii^;..;.
BAROSSA WEST. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 29 February 1868
BABOSSA WEST. February 17.— Present— All but Mr. Eva. From Crown Lands Office, circular referring to grant in aid of rates; eircular for medical at tendance to indigent poor, granting £11 10s. for the district ; letter from Mr. Budall, solicitor, referring to conveyance of Sandy Creek School ; Chairman to arrange. Mr. Button , applied for a tree on the road at Lyndoch ; Chairman and Mr. Johns to airange the matter: Clerk to invite tenders' for metalling near the residence of J. Martin, Esq., M.P. Payments, £126 6s. 6d.