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THE BARRIER MUSES. Broken Hill, March 29. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
THE BARRIER MINES. fBv Telegraph. 1 Broken Hill, March 29. The week s run for the Broken Hill Proprie tary is the highest yet recorded. Nine fur naces treated 2,739 tons of ore, yielding 463 tons of bullion, containing 114,091 oz, of silver. Tbe week's run Block 14, two furnaces fall time, treated 671 tons of ore, yielding 165 tons of bullion, containing 20,218 oz. of silver. Broken Hill, April 1. In sinking the main shaft at tbe Samson mine, now down to 20 feet, good ironstone* cart yicg chlorides freely, has been passed into and nice (specimens have been brought into town. The stuff is also a splendid flux, Tbe Barrier Miner states that it haB had assays made of ore from the 300-feet level at the North Broken Hill mine with the following result:— Lead, 49 per cent.; silver, 19 oz. The ore is eaid to be much kinder for treating thia the Junction ore.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
PROMPTLT CURED AFTER BEING -UTTERLY HELPLESS. The Louit Post Dispatch publishes the fol lowiDg editorially : — 'A remarkable case has jost come to the notice of a reporter of tibia paper, who having informed of the wonderful cure of Mrs. Phoebe Rice. 1,268, Madison ?treet, a sister of Hon. H. Clay Sexton, Chief of the St. Louis Fire Department, visited that lady at her residence. She waa verv enthusi astic in her commendations of the p&in- re- lieving and curative powers of ST. JACOBS OIL, which ebe said bad accomplished more for her in a few weeks than all the other remedies the physicians bad recommended in the past seven years. Mrs, Rice made her statement without the least reluctance, and very readily said that for the put SEVEN YEARS ehe had been a sufferer from acute iicflainma tory rheumatism, which had affected the muscles of the hands, contracting them so badly she could not comb her hair, hold a needle, or pick up a pin, and rendered the lower limbs so helpless she...
THE SOUTH MINE. Broken Hill, April 2. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
THE SOUTH MINE. FBy oar own Renorter.l Broken Hill, April 2. A few daye ago considerable interest was aroused by some statements alleged to have been made by Mr. B. Piper with regard to the discharge of over a bandied workers from the Soatb Broken Hill mine. It seems now, how ever, according to Mr. Piper, that the apparent contradictions contained in thmin statementa were brought about through a mieundei Btanding. It will be remembered that the tumor regarding the dismissal of men from the mine wsb first circulated in Adelaide on March 8, and the local morning paper on the following day etated that it had caused enquiries to be made, and gave its assurance that there was not a scintilla of truth in the report. The local afternoon paper also reported baying made enquiries of Captain Piper, and elicited the information that instead of any number of men being dismissed from the mine more wopld be put oil Mr. Piper now states emphatically that only one person called upon him on the nigh...
THE BARRIER MINES. Broken Hill, April 2. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
TBE BARRIER MINES. IBy Telegraph.! Broken Hill. Anril 2. News reached here late last night that good oxe had been met with at the South Extended. I visited the mine this morning, and saw some nice oxidised stuff that has been obtained from a n&. row vein met with in the long drive westward from the main shaft at the 170-feet level, xae manager aoes not intend opening ont on this proeptct at present. He wants to etrike No. 3 lode before doing this. Assays have not yet been made, bat the material resembles in appearance some ore Htiaed at ElGck 14. Sinking at Block 10 has been stopped, ths contract Laving beea completed. Timber is now being fixed for the chamber st.the 242 feet hve), *nd ftttfy a week will ei*pee before - driving towards the lode is commenoed. Ramon are frequently circulated in town that the lode has been struck, bat there is no troth in the statement yet. ? The Cornwell smelter at the South Broken Hill mine will probably be started to morrow. Some little dela...
NEW SOUTH WALKS. Sydney, April 4. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
HEW SOUTH WALES. lITtcrc onr own Correspondent.! Sydney, April 4. In connection with snpplying distressed farmers with teed wheat the Minister of MInefl has Invited tenders for the supply of 5,000 bags, to be delivered at the Darling Harbor railway-station on or before April 24. Tenders closeon April 11. At the Mudgee Quarter Sessions to-day a gaoler named Dick was sentenced to death for some time ago making a deter mined attempt to shoot a warder named Jenkins, employed at tbe local eaol. A statement written by Dick was read, which showed that he intended to murder Jenkins and then commit suicide. A conference of delegates from various branches of the commercial, pastoral, and agricultural societies of New South Wales was opened on Tuesday, the object of the conference being to discuss the proposed amendments to the land laws. Very little business was done until to-day, when resolutions were carried in favor of the repeal of the Babbit Act ; that money should be provided by the Cro...
THE FALL AT REDHILL. FAMILIES WASHED OUT. Redhill, April 2. noon. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
THE FALL AT KEDHILL. FAMILIES WASHED OUT. Rfidhill. Aoril 2. nonn. Splendid rains have fallen steadily during the last 24 hour?, over 3 inches being regis tered. This will give the grass a good start, and it ia tc be hoped feed will soon be plentiful, aB the haystacks are small, and without it many farmers would have a difficulty in tiding over the Tear. Thfi RJvpr Rmnohton hAqriaAti several feet, and a large volume of water is pouring down the crossing near the bridge. Ploughing waB at a standstill, the ground being so hard, but the farmers will now have no difficulty in pushing on with seeding opera tions. The weather ia still threatening. 8 p m. Tbeliehtnirg fased the wires ia the tele graph- effice. About midday an unusual spec tacle waB observed in the shape of an immense waterspout travelling along the ranges at the back of the town. 'All the low-lying lands for miles are many feet inder water, and several families have been washed 'out. The Broughton River is rapidly rising, ...
TUESDAY, April 2. [Before. Mr. S. Beddome, P.M.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
Tuesday. April 2. [Before. Mr. S. Beddome, P.M.J Joel Moat Waslcy appeared on a re rnncded cbarga of stealing letters at North Adelaide on March 12 O. G. Schedlich, postmaster at North Adelaide, eaid the defendant's duties consisted of delivering Ifcttera three times a day in Gover-ctraet, Obilders-street, and adjacent street?, in North Adelaide. If unable to deliver a letter a post than had to report the fast to the postmaster and assign a reason for non-delivery. Oa tue return 01 the defendant from his round ou the rate in question he did not deliver to the witness the letters produced, which were found in the defendant's lodgings. He returned nothing whatever on March 14. On the morning of March 15 witness told the carrier ' that aa he could not trust him he could not allow him to 'go on duty.' He then reported the matter to the Po&tmaster-General. He took this course because defendant had not reported himself as be should have done on the previous days. The letters produ...
FLOODS AT MALLALA. LIFE SAVING APPARATUS DISPATCHED. Mallala, April 2, 6 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
FLOODS AT MALLALA. LIFE-SAVING APPABATCS DISPATCHED. _ Mallala. April 2, 6 p m. The highest flood known for over 27 years came down the Light this morning. About 11 o'clock the water rose and is nosr from one to four miles wide at aome parts. All mail com munication is cut off, and no telegrams could be got through till late. The bridge on the Waslejsroad is partly washed away, bat Paddy's stone bridge, on the Two Well's-road, though under water is stan dinar. At Mr. Moody's there are four men — Messrs. H. and A. Moody and two employe's — on a windmill, with a strong stream between them and hieher land. If the windmill remains firm they will be safe. They have been there since noon, and from all appearances will not be able to get sway till to-morrow at the earliest. Several vain attempts have been made by Messrs, East, Wellington, Wasleys, and others to reach them with ropes on the other side of the river. The water haB surrounded Mr. Tenby's, and some people were noticed on a hays...
EXTENT OF THE RAINFALL. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
EXTENT OF THE RAINFALL, Oar correspondents in various localities tele^ - graph regarding the rain as follows :— _. , Moonta. A rU 2. _ Last night we had a splendid rain, over 2 inches being registered. This is the best down pour we have had for 13 years. Water is lyingr aDOUt in all directiontr. and avarathinv in fall where water was caught from the surface. Cellars were also found to be flooded in soma caBes. This is a splendid start for the season, especially for the early-aown crops.' _ . , „ , Clare, April 2. Heavy raina fell last night, and nearly four inches was registered this morning. The low ying country is under water, and the Hatt River overflowed its banks. Injury has baea done to the roads, Snowtown, April 2. Rain commenced to fall yesterday at about noon and elight showers fell during tha afternoon, but last night it began to fall heavily and continued more or less all night, resulting in a thorough soaking. Nearly three and a quarter inches have fallen. It is still th...
POLICE COURT—ADELAIDE. FRIDAY, MARCH 29. [Before Mr, S. Beddome, P.M., and Mr, J. Curnow.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
POLICE COURT— ADELAIDE. Fbida?, Mabch 29. [Before Mr, S. Beddome, P.M., and Mr, J. Cumow.1 Robert Lambert was charged on the information of Inspector Sullivan with committing an indecent assault at Good wood on March 21. The assault was committed on a young lady named Miss Ida Mary Broadley, who was walking vp the Goodwood-road with her mother. The evidence of Mum Broadley ehowed^that when they had reached Hewer's-place the defendant pasted them, then turned round, and pasted again several times. On passing for the fourth time the ladieB turned round. Tbe youth then stooped down and put one bend and arm round the ankles of the younger lady and the other under her clothes, . She screamed and her mother made a blow at defendant with her umbrella, but failed to hit the lad, who made oS. Mrs. Broadley said, in company with her daughter, she went for a walk to South Good wood on the evening in question along the Good wood-road. When by the lamp near Mitchell street about 7.S0 a young man...
[LATER] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
[Later ] The races have been postponed till Wed nesday, April 10. News has just been re- . ceived that McCarthy's bridge, aoross tha Light on the town road, a bridge built by to a new Land Board, at a cost of nearly £3.000, has been washed away. Two other bridges across the Light have been washed away, namely, the bridge on the Kapunda and Greenock main road, and the bridge at Hansborougtu The footbridges across Allen's Creek have also been carried down by the flood, feraona HviDg along the Light are heavy sufferers by the loss of fenceB, haystacks, and live stosk, which have been washed away ; one man has lost over 100 pigs ; and Mr. Pearson Orchard's homeEtead and wool scouring establishment at tbe railway bridge acroBs the Light were com pletely submerged at 1 a.m. Mr. Orchard had to carry his wife and children from the house through the rising flood waters, and they were afterwards brought into Kapunda. The house was afterwards submersed, the roof only being visible. It is again...
SATURDAY, MARCH 30. [Before Mr. S. Beddome, P.M.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
Satubdat, Mabch 30. 'Before Mr. S. Beddome, P.M.] Joel Albert- Waslcy wasoharged with stealing a letter, the property of the Postmaster tieneral, at North Adelaide on March 12. The Deputy Postmaster-General said the de fendant was in the employ of the department, and the letter, for which he was responsible, was not delivered. Tbe case was remanded till April 2 to enable further evidence to be oalled. 1 MOHtoAY, Apbil 1. [Before Mrj. a. Beddome, P.M.] Mary Uoore, alias Windsor, was charged on the information «f Mr, W, £, Hubble with ' stealing various articles of olotbiog valued at £2 6*. 3d . tha proDerty of Donald Sydney McRbe, of the Black Bull Hotel, on March 25. Mr. Mc&ae stayed at the Black Bull Hotel on the night of March 25, and Mr. W. E Hubble, tbe manager of the hotel, received a parcel from Meeers, Donaldson, Andrews, & Saar land for him between 4 end 5 o'clock. Ha missed the parcel, which was placed at the end of the entrance-hall, at about 7 o'clock. Mrs...
THE RAIN AT KAPUNDA. HEAVY FLOODS FROM THE RIVER LIGHT. Kapunda, April 2, 8 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
THE RAIN AT KAPUNDA. HEAVY FLOODS FEOM THE BIVEB LIGHT. ? Kapunda, April 2, 8 p.m. Last night was a terribly wet night. The rain commenced to fall at midday yesterday, fend continued with slight intetruisBion all night, and it is still raining heavily, with every \ appearance ot continuing all to-night. The ' lightning and thunder were terrifio. At 3 a m. 2h inches were registered, and by 9 o'clock an additional fall of 2h inches was re corded, making a total for the last 24 bours ot bve incnes. Xhe country is flooded. : The River Light is higher than it baa ever been before, and both dams in the tewn are running strongly over their embankments. In the town minor damages are reported by tbe floodice of cellars, The railway permanent way i8 washed away in the vicinity of Bagot's Well. The train from Morgan cannot come through, but the first train from the city has arrived, and will proceed to Bagot's Well and, if pos Bible, bring on the Morgan mails and paa serjgers. Allen's Creek, o...
THE WAKEFIELD THREE MILES WIDE. Balaklava, April 2. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
THE WAKEFIELD THREE MILES WIDE. Balaklava, April 2. Owjjg to the neavy rams tne iliver watce field ib higher than was known before. Con siderable damage has been done to the railway lice a, and the Blyth train was not dispatched owing to washawavs between here and there. The 4.46 train to Hamley returned here after proceeding for five miles, but it is expected to get through, to night. The Wakefieid is flow ing acroEB the Werocata station three miles in width, and bae rendered several roads — in- cluding the Wiatwarta mail route, across which Vn6 water is flawing 8 feet deep—quite impas : cable. The railway workmen's cottageB are ' under water to a considerable extent, severa of the inmates having to be reMtwd in baggiaa Other damage includes the loss of nonet, cattle pigs, and eheep in large numbers.
DAMAGE TO THE NORTH LINE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
DAMAGE TO THE NORTH LINE. One result of the downpour haB been to damage the North line slightly in one or two placeB. The reported washaways which have occurred, however, are but of trifling signi ficance compared with the immense good that will accrue. Mr. Catt, whe haa been on a visit to the north, telegraphed to the Premier as follows on Tuesday :— 'Stuck np at River ton. No chance of being in time for Cabinet to-day. Line under water between here and Haraley Bridge. Pilot engine, with district foreman, testing line before train starts. Three and half inches of rain here. Rain general from northern areas downwards.' Oar cor respondent stateB that the permanent way waB washed away at Tarlee during the night with a resultant delay to the traffic. Later in the day tbe Railway Commissioners received news that the River Gilbert bad ovetflowed the line near Stockport and slightly damaged the line. It was expected that the Broken Hill express would be delayed a short time in consequence...
DESTRUCTION OP BRIDGES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
DESTRUCTION OF BRIDGES. ! The severe downpour in the Kapnnda and Tanunda districts, where the fall eeems to have been heaviest, haa had the result of severely damaging the roads and bridges in the locality. All the creeks oveiflowed, and the South Para reached a height which has not been known for 40 years. Several bridges were washed away and other damage done. The River Light also rose to a greater height than has been known ' before, and carried down the torrent oattle, trees, logs, and parts of wreckage from various . bridges. The Mudla Wirra bridge, a fine structure at Hamley Bridge, withstood the : force of water for eome time, but finally gave way, and has been completely destroyed. The damage done to bridges amounts altogether to thousands of pounds. :
OVERFLOW OF THE GILBERT. THE LINE WASHED AWAY. Riverton, April 2, noon, [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
OVERFLOW OF THE GILBERT. THE LINE WASHED AWAY. Riverton, April 2, noon, At about 2 a.m. a heavy thunderstorm com menced, with vivid lightning and heavy rain. The River Gilbert overflowed its banks and the reservoir, swamping the houses and streets. 2 he low-lying ground was flooded, and the railway line was washed away near Tarlee. About 3 inches has fallen since 8 o clock last night. The thunder, lightning, and rain are still continuing; 8 p.m. The present is the heaviest fbod Known. The main street Usubmergad, and many houses are flooded, An inch of rain fell in .half an bour, and nearly five incheB during the 24 hours ending this morning. The train was five hours late. Tbe dams and creeks are flooded, and miles of fencing, farming implements, and live stock have been washed away.
THE RIVER LIGHT AT HAMLEY BRIDGE. THE MUDLA WIRRA BRIDGE DESTROYED, hamley Bridge, April 2, noon. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
THE RI7ER LIGHT AT HAMLEY BRIDGE. THE MUDLA WIBEA BBIDGE DE3TB0XED, Hamley Bridge, April 2, noon. Over 2 inches of rain fell here last night, and it must have been far heavier northwards, as there are tremendous floods in the Light and Gilbert Rivers. The Light is higher than ever before, and in some places it is nearly a Quarter of a mile wide, rushinsr with terrific force, and carrying immense trees, logs, and large pieces of wreckage, apparently from the bridges further up. Cattle are also floating down the torrent. News has just come to haa I that Stockport is flooded, water rushing down the main-street 4 feet deep. The inhabitants are consequently naable to leave their houses. 1 4 p.m. The Mudla Wirra bridge haa just been swept away. The whole structure went with a tremendous upheaval and immediately Emathed up, the large iron girders twisting up like hoop-iron. Most of the materials want down the stream. The River Light is etill rising at a rapid rate. 5 pm. The railway traffi...
Wednesday, April 3. [Before Mr. Justice Boucaut and juries.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
Wednesday. Apbil 3. TBefore Mr. Justice Boucaut and juries. 1 The Hon. C. Mann acted as Grown Prose cutor. Charles Fainter was fined £5 for non attendance as a juryman, and Henry Peppar was fined £5 for a similar neglect of duty. FALSE PRETENOEB. Thomas Drew Hammond (30) pleaded guilty to having obtained £1 10s. bv false Dretanaaa from F. Ii. C. Carter, at Adelaide on May 7, 1888, by falsely representing that be had pur chased 10 Broken Hill Block 14 Silver Mining Company shares on behalf of the complainant at £8 15s. each. Hammond pleaded not guilty to a charge of larceny aa a bailee of 10 shares in the Broken Hill Block 14 Silver Mining Company, valued £90, the property of F* L, C. Carter, at Adelaide on May 7, 1888, The Crown Solicitor entered a nolle proseqai ia tile second case ; and his Honor, in sentencing tha prisoner on the count of false pretences, to wiiich he bad pleaded guilty,. said it was a pity fco-eee a youcg man with the r&ferencsa he hid , pieseufctd in hi...
DESTRUCTION AT TANUNDA. Tanunda, April 2. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
DESTRUCTION AT TANUNDA. Tanunda, April 2. The heaviest flood known for years, if not the .heaviest, was carried down by the North Para River this morning. Many people who cultivated right np to the water's edge have loBt the labor of years through the unexpected inundation, Steady rains set in yesterday afternoon, accompanied with thunder, and in creased durine the nieht. the rain cominer down in torrents. From 2 o'olock yesterday till 6 o'clock to-night nearly 5 inches of rain were registered. The destruction of pro perty along the river- side is immense, two local tanners have lost considerably, whilst Mr. Harder has lost everything. Three bridges have been washed away, together with miles of fencing, besides the damage done to gardenB along the river, and to roads and fords. Communication with the Nuriootpa distriot ia stopped altogether, and beyond Stockwell even telegraphic intercourse is suspended.