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MANNUM RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
MA.NKUM RACES. The llannutu races took place on October 17. The weather was 'fine but the attendance was not large, about 650 being present. The results were : — Handicap Hukdle Race.— Mr. L. T. Walts's Light fool;) 1 ; MeBsrs. Hoad Bros.' Zanzibar, 2 ; Mr. O. Thauim's Taxaraxacum, 3. Maiden Race.— Mr. L. B. FlaveVs Pearl, 1 ; Mr. A. B. McLean's Crown, 2; Mr. F. Burton's Fire King, 3. Manmum Our.— Mr. Vicar's Roebuck, 1 ; Mr. L T. Watte's Lighttoot, 2 ; Mr. L. T. Watte's Don Pedro, 3. Handicap Pony Race.— Mr. A. Ramm's little Bess, 1 ; Messrs. Hoad Bros. '6 Jack, 2. Handicap Steefleciiasb. — Mr. A. B. McLean's Crown, 1 ; Messrs. Hoad Bros.'s Zanzibar, 2 ; Mr. C. Thamin'e Taxaraxacum, 8. FARMEtie' Pdr8e.— Mr. J. Underwood's Alice, 1 ; Mr. J. P. Eandell's Nigger, 2. Consolation Race.— Mr. L. T. Watts's Don Pedro, 1 ; Mr. J. Anthony's Barefoot. 2. HcRRTBKDRiiy.— Mr. F. Nagel'a Greenfield, 1.
AUSTRALIAN PRODUCE. LONDON, October 23. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
AUSTRALIAN PRODUCE. Londos; October 23. The butter snipped by the Peninsular and Oriental moil steamer Parramatta, has arrived In excellent condition. Mr. Hans Irvine, the welUmown vigneron, has engaged a professor of -viticulture tor the Victorian Government. He is now visiting the wine 'cellars at Epemayv Sheims, and T-j-_Ja_ »*? ._J: Lk U.n a»..H«v.*VA#l fcr. .Mil II I'll 'PITT the Messageries Maritunessteaiaer Austrahen. He advises the Government, instead of giving bonuses, to establish cellars in - Melbourne ana to provide caskage to store and mature the wines. The experiment, he believes, would be self-supporting and it would prevent email growers from being compelled to sacrifice their produce yearly in order to make room for the next vintage. London, October 24. The Australian butter sent to England by the Peninsular and Oriental mail steamer Parramatta, which left Sydney on September 2 and Melbourne on September 9, is now nominally quoted at from 126s. to 130&, per ...
V.R.C. MEETING. Melbourne, October 21. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
V.R.C. MEETING. Melhourne. October 21. The V.A.T.C. have every reason to be gratified at the success of the Becond day of the Spring meeting. The stakes distributed were £300 less than the amount disbursed last year, and the balance on receipts -and expenditure^ should credit over £400 more than was attained on the Cup meeting of 1894, when the returns were regarded as very satisfactory. Mr. W. Bailey, of BaUarat, to-day Io3t his four-year-old brown horse question, by Neekersgat — Maritana, who was killed at Flemington while being schooled over the jumps at about half-past 3 o'clock. Lady Wellington (Neylon), 'Question (Carey), and Vanity (Jating) went for a gallop in company over the hurdles, all jumping well until they reached the second hurdle, when Question, taking off too far, fell heavily on his head and. broke his neck, dying instantly. Carey had a fortunate escape. The withdrawal of Atlas from V.R.C. en gagements, owing to his having cut his hock in the Caulfield Cup, eviden...
VICTORIAN RACING. V.A.T.O. SPRING MEETING. Melbourne, October 20. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
VICTORIAN RACING. V.A.T.C. SPRING MEETING. Melbourne. October 20. It is not often that the Caulfield Cup is run in such a sweltering heat as prevailed on Saturday, when the second day's racing of the V.A.T.C. Spring meeting took place at Caulfield in the presence of a large and fashionable throng, which included a good company of intercolonial visitors. The day was hot. The public, however, were amply compensated for the inconvenience of the .* I - il .11. TjI fl ? )_ ft'eainer oy me exceiieuco oi me aiteruuun s racing, although the do^vnfall of all the favorites in the Cup was a turn in the wheel of fortune which completely staggered backers and made the satchels of pencillers weighty with gold. His Excellency the Acting-Governor aud Lady Madden and suite arrived prior to the first race. There were also present the Earl of Shaf tesbury. Lord Richard Neville, Captain Wellington, Mr. Freeman Thomas, the Duke of Abruzzi, Captain Bartolini, and officers of the Cristoforo Colombo, and a...
MELBOURNE BETTING MARKET. Melbourne, October 23. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
MELBOURNE BETTING MARKET. Melbourne, October 23. No business has been transacted over the Derby or Cup to-day, except Taranaki, whose name was written for a few hundreds at 100 ? to 3, closing at 100 to 4 offered. Otherwise quotations were unaltered. Closing prices ivere : — THE DERBY. 100 to 50 Wallaoa 100 to 50 Waterfall. 100 to 25 Auraria. 100 to 10 Kallara. 100 to 10 Vivian. 100 to 10 Osculator. THE MELBO0BNE CUP. 100 to 10 Delaware. 100 to 8 Hova. 100 to 7 Wallace. 100 to 7 Trenchant. 100 to 6 Quiver. 100 to 6 Hopscotch. 100 to 6 Preston. 100 to B Havoc. 100 to 6 The Admiral. 100 to 6 Waterf alL 100 to 5 Devon. 100 to 5 Bruin. 100 to 4 Taranaki. 100 to 4 Elswick, 100 to 4 Auraria. 100to4*PortBea. ?100 to 4 The Trier. 100 to 3 Dreamland, 100 to 3 Trentham.
LATEST SCRATCHINGS. Melbourne, October 21. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
LATEST SCRATCHINGS. Melbourne, October 21. Tho following are the latest scratchings : — Melbourne Cup— Ruenalf, Perseus, Kiridft forde, Glittering Gem, and Crest. All En gagements — Marryatville, Grenadier, Aureus, and Atlas. Derby— Rifle, Crest, and First Ascot. Spuing Stakes — Crest, Alone, Valiant, Deloraine, and First Ascot. Mahi BYJinong Plate— Flintlock. Melbourne, October 22. V.R.C. Scratehings.— Derby— Loch Leigh, Lady Roodee colt, and Lochaber. Spring Stakes— Lochaber. Melbourne, October 23. V.R.C. Derby — Fatura, Tir, Freda, and Prince George. Melbourne Cup — The Possible, Bonnie Scotland, .and Acmena. Seeing Stakes -^Tir and Freda. Oaks— Freda.
METHODIST UNION. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
METHODIST UNION. TO THE EDITOR. Sir— Mr. Stephenson has chosen to address you at great length on this subject. No one in Adelaide is oven likely to be deceived by the carefully-drawn innuendos, but the matter is of more importance in the country, where the facts are unknown. Now Mr. Stephenson is rcgaruuu oy ma ureuireu no tus «twj-ri of the Methodist ministry. The careful phraseology and the general style of hiB letter show he possesses all the force of a 'very old' and determined ''lawyer.' -The points which he ' advocates are, however, trivial, and to any critic?! mind 'demonstrate' an exceedingly weak case. For why should he descend to calling the Rev. W. H. Fitchett the 'funny man of his Conference;' to characterise the salaries of the ministers ' their own most important interests ;' to impugn discord between the Rev. J. Berry and his church choir ; to misstate, at considerable length, the attendance at the meeting in Pirie-street ; to introduce extracts of statements of Mr. F...
Correspondence. METHODIST UNION AND METHODIST USAGE. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
€om0ymtbince. METHODIST UNION AND METHODIST USAGE. TO THE EDITOR. Sir — I notice in your issue of October 15 another letter signed 'Wesleyan,' which, like his former letter, is very misleading. It is amusing to other Wesleyans to see him bo exercised in mind, yet entirely missing the mark. A full refutation can be given to all Mb unseemly misrepresentations, but he ' can not consent?' to comply with the reasonable request tnai ne bdouiu aigu urn uuuie, uwuuwi forsooth, he fears misrepresentation; yet strangely enough he indulges in unworthy words because 1 do not reply to his misrepre sentations minus his signature. If he is a Wesleyan then he may know that Wesley strongly condemned such like anonymous letter writers as lacking manliness. Firing from a hedgoat a (ellowman And wearing a mask to hide their shame is justly applicable to those who attack another from under cover.— I am, &c, W. H. HANTON.
THE SYMONDS APPEAL. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
THE SYMONDS APPEAL. TO THE EDITOR. Sir— In response to your appeal I have pleasure in forwarding £1 Is. in aid of the R. G. Symonds fund. Mr. Symonds is, if I am not mistaken, the last survivor of Colonel Light's staff, and it would be a lasting dis grace to this province if the closing days of his life were spent .in the Destitute Asylum. Thanking you for drawing the attention of the public to the matter— I am, &c, .. ' R.H,& Adelaide, October 18, 1895.
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
TO THE EDITOR. Sir — I haveonly just become aware that the Rev. Jams* Haslam had thought it necessary to publish an unpublished letter of Mr. Biok ford'a to the Spectator, of this colony, which has since appeared. I shall be glad if Mr. Haslam will also publish my reply after it has appeared in the Spectator. As far as Mr. Bickford's letter to the Adelaide press and myself are concerned the whole issue arose on toe statement of a Leading Victorian Methodist to Mr. Haslam to this effect: — 'The statistics as presented to the Federal Council were so un reliable that we sent them back.' In reply to that statement I stated that it could not be a fact, because the statistical committee pre sented a provisional sheet to the Federal Council at a meeting held on 'the 23rd August and asked for further instructions, and that the only direction given to the committee by the council was the addition of a few general averages, and that the sheet so amended was finally presented to the Federal Co...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
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TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
TO THE EDITOR Sir— In my place in the Houbo I made a statement that improvements had been paid for by the Government that were of no value and I instanced a particular well. Mr._ Stirling, secretary of the Pastoralists' Association, asked for particulars, which I supplied in your issue of the 9th. Mr. Malcolm Murray, who seems MJ ue lire ^mrsuu iui£3b luucreaircu, uao icpireu uu Mr. Stirling's behalf ; although attempting to deny my statements, has .corroborated them in every particular, for which I sincerely thank him.— I am, &c, g. McGregor. Parliament House, October 24, 1895. .
THE HON. G. McGREGOR AND PASTORAL IMPROVEMENTS. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
THE HON. G. McQREGOB AND PAS TORAL IMPROVEMENTS. TO THE EDITOR. Sir— My attention has been called to a letter appearing in your issue of October 11, in whioh a serious charge has been levelled against me, one utterly devoid of truth And one I can not afford to overlook with the contempt it deserves. My cause of complaint is an utter ance by Mr. McGregor in the Legislative Council and repeated over his signature in your issue of the 11th ulto., that in a station in the north a well was sunk and the water was so bad that when old ewes drank it they only lived a abort time. The man that carried out that work spent £2,000 or £3,000 in making additional improvements, though he knew the water was unfit to give his sheep and cattle, yet the Government had to pay for all improvements, which included water on the run.' 'The man that carried ont that work' was myself, and I hasten to say the foregoing is Bimply a falsehood, which has doubtless been palmed off on Mr. McGregor by one of those u...
MELBOURNE NOTES. Melbourne. October 22. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
MELBOURNE NOTES. Melbourne. October 22. W.T, Jones's colt St. David is to be treated , toaepell, The latest arrival at Memington is Ike Earnahaw with Hordern'e trio Hindoo, Toreador, and Vivian. Melbourne, October 23. T. Kieley has arrived at Flemington with Thunder XJueeu and Successor from Caulfield. He is located at Barinby's HoteL Reconstruction and Chesterman ran five furlongs, the last four in 52^ sec., yesterday afternoon. Hova. ran ,two miles, the last mile in 1 min. 58 sec . He was not extended at any part of the journey. Auraria has arrived safely at Flemington and is located at Barmljy's Hotel. The daughter of Trenton is a nic'Sure to look at. W. Clare has arrived 'at Flemington from Caulfield with Music, Eureka, and Quickfire, Mr. F. R. Row has been appointed a steward of the Maribyrnong Racing Club.
NEWCASTLE COAL TRADE. THE REDUCTION OF WAGES. Sydney, October 24. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
NEWCASTLE COAL TRADE. THE REDUCTION OF WAGES. Sydney, October 24. Mr. James Curley, the general secretary of the Newcastle Miners' Association, was inter viewed to-day. He said that the only remedy for the present condition of the coal trade — deplorable alike to capitalists and workers was a combination of the colliery-owners to raise the selling price of coal. At present the had brought the price down to an almost un xemunerative point, and a reduction of wages become therefore inevitable. He did not think that die consumers could object to a slight in crease in the price of coal The colliery owners in other parts of the -world were com plaining bitterly of ruinous undercutting by Newcastle, and if the prices were raised probably it would not mean any loss to the trade.
TROUBLE IN TURKEY. LONDON, October 18. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
TROUBLE IN TURKEY. London. October 18. In compliance with the demands of tho Powers the tiultan of Turkey has issued an irade decreeing the institution of a system of reform throughout the Empire. It is announced thai the new system will commence at Anatolia, the largest and richest province in the Empire, and the most populous in Asia. i JnnfclHr*rf-H?o nnviofu ia oYnToiQPil in firwi stantinople as to the result of the issue of the Sultan's irade, and it is feared that serious trouble will ensue, as the Moslem populace are greatly incensed at tho preference shown to the Christians. Owing to the greater security felt by the Armenians their places of business in Con stantinopie, which were closed and barricaded during the recent riots, havo now been re opened. The Russian fleet is stationed at the mouth of the Bosphorus in readiness for any emergency. Intelligence has been received of grave con flicts between the mountaineering tribes of Druses and Mutalis at Sidon, a seaport town in...
ALLEGED MURDER IN MELBOURNE. THREE ARRESTS MADE. Melbourne. October 24 [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
ALLEGED MURDER IZV MELBOURNE. THREE ARRESTS MADE. Melbourne. October 24. - Ellen Sonnie, a widow, Fanny Baker, a young woman, and Henry 0*Mara were jpsetea this evening on a charge of tte wilful murder of a female child, the offspring of the woman Sonnie, On a chUd, of which G'Mara was the father. Sonnie Btates that the child was stillborn, but Baker, who lived with her, alleged that she heard it cry. It is said that O'Mara and the woman «ewed the body up in a bag and Asposited it on a vacant piece of ground at Brighton, where it was found on AuguBt 5. An inquest was held, and the medical evidence proved that death was due to suffocation. A verdict of murder was returned. The accused admite these facte, except that the child was ?live, *
ARREST OF TWO DESPERADOES. Sydney. October 24. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
ARREST OF TWO DESPERADOES. Svdner. October 24. Late last night Constable Taylor effected a swart arrest of two desperadoes. He saw two men running along Sussex-street with parcels and he attempted to stop them. One of the men made a blow at the constable aud the other butted him in the abdomen. Taylor fell on his knees, but managed to recover himself and felled oneof the men with bis batou. The other he covered with his revolver. The men then submitted to surest. To-day both die accused were committed for trial on a charge of breaking, entering, and stealing.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
JThe friends of Mr. O. E. Tidemann, auc tioneer, will be eorry to near that ho is serjously ill and now lies in a critical condi tion at his residence, Young-street, Parkside, TI| ; patient is Buffering from a severe attack of plWui-o-pneumonia, and is being attended by Djir. W^g, of Unley.
A SENSATIONAL ARREST. Sydney, October 24. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
A SENSATIONAL ARREST. Sydney, October 24. At 2varrandera a sensational arrest was made this morning. Joseph Little, wanted on & c&arge of garottingiwas pursued by Con stables Toohey and Wexby. At Gillenbah Little was called on to stand, but he made for the Murrumbidgee River. Toohey fired two shots in the air. As Little did not stop the constable again fired, two shots takinsr effect one striking Little's left wrist and the other his right Ankle. After being wounded Little plunged off a deep bank into the river, and not being able to use his arm could not ewim. Toohey had to pull him out with a bridle to save his life. Little was then conveyed to the hospital, where his wounds were attended to.