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Telegraphic News. GENERAL CABLE NEWS. LONDON, October 18. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
?%dx%xx$bfc Jfcto& GENERAL CABLE NEWS. o ? [by submarine cable.] [From our own Correspondent.] London. October 18. It is reported that a trial shipment of apples has been sent to Australia from Ontario, the most prolific fruitgrowing pro vince in the Dominion of Canada* - ? ? ? London, October 19. The Btallions purchased some time ago by Mr. G. P. Doolette, of Adelaide, will be shipped by the Warrigal. London. October 20. The South Australian wine shipped by the steamer Culgoa, which left Port Adelaide on August 26, has arrived in London in good condition. The Governments of the Republics of Brazil, Argentine, and Chili have expressed them selves as ready to join the United States of Americain recognising the Republic proclaimed by the Cuban rebels. London, October 21. To-day being the anniversary of the battle of Trafalgar, which was fought on October 21, 1805, the monument erected to the memory of Lord Nelson was decorated with a number of beautiful aud costly wreaths in c...
THE BUTLER DIVORCE CASE. ROFE CONVICTED OF CONSPIRACY, Sydney, October 24. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
THE BUTLER DIVORCE CASE, ROFE CONVICTED OF CONSPIRACY, Sydney, October 24. The trial of Thomas Rofe, solicitor, on a charge of conspiracy to pervert the ends of justioe, was continued to-day. His Honor, in summing up, pointed out that the charge against Kofe in no way involved the sacrecj relation between client and solicitor. There was no charge made against him because he bad put his client's case as favorably as pos* Rihln hnfnrn t.Vlft nnnrfc Ttio oWro-A was thafl he had deliberately planned -and arranged that certain information should be concealed. Af tetf over four hours' retirement the jury brought in a verdict of guilty. They, however, unani mously recommended him to mercy on ac* count of his youth and previous good charac* tor. The judge promised to give the recomi mendation every consideration, and remanded Bore forsente&oe.
LORD BRASSEY. ARRIVAL IN HOBSCN'S BAY. Melbourne, October 24. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
WtO BRASSEY. ARBIVaL IN HOBS02TS 'BAY. Melbourne. October 24. . Thfe steam-yacht Sunbeam, with Lord and tswiy Brasaey on board, made a iaet passage fcom Adelaide. She passed Oape Otway at half-past U o'olodk today, and entered the Heads this evening. The vessel has anchored inside for the night and at 10 o'clock to morrow will start up the Bay. The arrival of the Sunbeam* off Queenscldt ?was witnessed by a great crowd of spectators, every point of advantage being seized by eager sightseers. The Government steamer Lady Xoch led the way through the Rip, the Sun beam following in her wake afew hundred yards astern. Immediately on the Sunbeam getting inside the Heads a salute of IT guns was fired from the Queenscliff fort, and was answered by the Sunbeam. A flotilla of fishing boats numbering about 40, flying Sags bearing a welcome at the masthead, formed two lines, one on each Bide of the yacht, and accom panied her to the anchorage ground off Porteea, after which they formed a circle ...
A YOUNG WOMAN SHOT. Sydney. October 24. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
A YOUNO WOMAN SEOT. Svdnev. October 24. At Scone to-day Martha Havnea, a angle woman, whilst walking in a street with two companions was accosted by William Brown, who at one time was her lover. Brown fixed several shots at the girl with a revolver, one or more of which entered her back. Miss Haynea is in a critical condition, and her dying de* positions have been taken.
O'GRADY LEGACY CASE. THE ACCUSED ACQUITTED. Melbourne. October 24. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
O'GRADY tEQAOY CASE. THE ACCUSED ACQUITTED. Melbourne. October 24. The trial of Henry Edward Hodglrinson, William Reid Barrett, Sydney Isaacs, and John Leedham, for conspiracy to defraud, arrising out of the -O'Grady legacy case, was continued at the Criminal Court to-day. Mr. Justice A'Beckett summed tip. He pointed ont that Hodgkinson and Barrett were the principal actors, Isaacs and Leedham being in a sense hangers-on to them. Hib Honor made strong comments on the action of Mr. Seviwright, a commissioner for taking affidavits, who witnessed the signature of the documents by O'Grady while the latter was in a condition of drunken imbecility. No man of common honesty, he said, could but Bay that it was a most disgraceful thing to have done. The jury returned a verdict of not guilty, and the accused were discharged.
GOLDFIELDS OF THE WEST. Kalgoorlie, October 24. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
GOLDFIELDS OF THE WEST. Kaigoorlie, October 24. Mr. McEvoy, who was admitted to the hospital suffering from broken legs and internal injuries sustained through falling down a shaft, has died. An inquest will be held. There was a slight rainfall on Monday after noon. The Premier has wired the mayor instruct ing him to apply to the warden for a residence area and camping ground. Mr. Jepheon, the late warden, has returned to Kalgoorlie to engage in private business in partnership with Mr. Hamilton. It is probable that he will shortly visit England. The Baliarat and Prince Oscar are two pro mising mines. The 'White Feather has been sold at a good figure. A trial. crushing from the White Feather Reward gave a return of 333 oz. from 97 tons. Major Lawless, who has spent eome months in prospecting the fields in this district, de parted for London yesterday. He intends to return at the end of the summer. The manager of the Lake View, Mr. O'Neill, is leaving for the eastern colonies for a we...
LAND BOARD ALLOTMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
LAND BOARD ALLOTMENTS. The following lands have been allotted by land boards on lease, the particulars indicating respec tively the section or block allotted, name of hundred, to whom allotted, area in acres, annual rent, pur chase money, and nature of lca.se : — Kortiikrn Board.— Miscellaneous — 287, Eurllpa, William Scott, 25, Cs. 3d., grazing and cultiva tion. Homestead blocks— 299, Gregory, Alexander Carpenter, 183, 1£»- 9d., £37 109.,' not stated by applicant. Fore3t lands — 74, 7S, Howe, John Driscoll, US, £1 17s., grazing raid cultivation; 99, do., Edward Wornum, 86, £1 Is. Cd., grazing and cultivation, personal residence. Ordinary lands— 1, Jenkins, Lachlan A. McDougall, 6,410, £20 0s. 8d., £1,602 10s., right of purchase ; 3, do., Thomas E. llannan, 5, 4, 5, £16 10s. Id., £1,356 5s., do. ; 2a, do., James Ward, 2,043, £3 10s. 8d., per petual : OCs, County Kimberley, Chas. H. A. Stark, 5,247, £10 18s. Sd., £1,311 15s., ri^ht of pmchase. Formerly educational lands— 289, 290, 23...
INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. Melbourne. October 24. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
INTERCOLONIAL HEW& Melbourne. October 24. William Hanna, an elderly man, was caught in the belting at Messrs. Brooke and dime's paper mills, Yarra Bank, this after noon, and was frightfully injured. His Bkull was fractured, and his right arm was torn out of the shoulder, while several ribs were broken. He died shortly after admission at the hos pital. to the quarantine- station to-day. Hobart, October 24. Rain fell heavily last night, accompanied by high winds. Parliament stands prorogued till December 10, to permit New South Wales and Victoria to proceed with the Enabling BilL Tasmania will follow. Launceston, October 24, It is believed that Frank Foucbe, James Stedman, and Alfred Feck have been drowned in the Franklin River, on the west coast of Tasmania. They went out; more than a fort night ago to release pine logs, and their boat has been found upside down iuthe river. A search has been instituted for the missing men. Auckland, October 24. Captain Thomson, a representat...
YATALA NORTH DISTRICT COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
YATALA NORTH DISTRICT COUNCIL. A petition was recently forwarded to thfe Commissioner of Crown Lands objecting to the District .Council of Yatala North being divided into wards, and on Wednesday a reply to it was sent by Councillors D. Rowe and G. Morris and ex-Councillor T. Goodall. It is as follows:— 'We have the honor to direct your attention to the following facts in connection ? with '~ the petition from the District Council of Yatala North, forwarded to you on September 30: — 1. We, the undersigned, are three of the coun oillors-who signed the petition by the said dis- . trict council which was presented to yoii on June 4. 2. The statement in the said petition presented on September 30 that the council entirely disagree with the prayer of the petition presented on August 28 last ' is not true, as two of tho members of the present council agree with the prayer of Buch petition. 3. Ib is not true that the suggested boundaries of the wards are 'grossly unfair,1 both financially a...
AN OVERCROWDED SCHOOL. Narracoorte. October 18. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
AN OVERCROWDED SCHOOL. Narracoorte. October 18. A public meeting of the ratepayers and parents of the town was held in the district council chamber on Wednesday evening to urge upon the Government the necessity of providing funds for the enlargement of the school building. Mr. J. P. D. Laurie, chair man of the district council, presided. Several gentlemen spoke on the inadequate accoinmo mentiil to the health of the children. The building was originally designed to accommo date 10(1 scholars, and tho average attendance during the past quarter was 185, while there were often 200 children present. The chair man of the local board of health stated that the board had asked that an additional class room be erected, but had received evasive r6 plies. Reference was also made to the insufficient closet accommodation for the school, and the neglect of the authorities in cleansing the interior walls of the school building. Mr. M. Gilchrist moved the following resolution : — 1. That this meeti...
INVENTIONS AND PATENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
INVENTIONS AND PATENTS. [Compiled for the Chamber of Manufactures for publication in The Advertiser by Francis H. Saow, licensed patent acent.J The Doiicrty process of steel-making is now in operation at Sarnia, in the province of Ontario, Canada. It is claimed by. those interested in the venture that it is superior to any other method of steel manufacture, occupying the same position relatively to the Bessemer and other processes now in use, which they bore to the old methods at the time of their discovery. It is claimed for the Doherty pro cess that steel is produced by a single furnace more cheaply than malleable iron. As near as we can Bather from the brief description of the process a pipe containing air meets a pipe contain ing Ktpnm f ro»«r-,iln1*-ri hv n rnn.V^ insf. hpfnrn they enter the furnace containing the molten iron, the result being that hydrogen gas is set free, which, iu combustion, gives out an intense heat, fusing the metal rapidly at the rate of about 1 ton in 1...
PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS' ASSOCIA TION. A meeting of the Public School Teachers' Associa tion was held in the Education Ofiice on Saiuniay, Mr. J. L. Bonython (the president) occupying tiie chair. A paper on ' The minor arts in public schools' was read by Mr. Charlie B. Wuillas. In introducing the subject attention was directed to the natural activities of the child, his desire to learn the qualities of things around him by actual experiment, and his delight in construction. The wise educator endea vored properly to tram the energies after direct ing them iuto suitable channels. It was found that even the youngest children by weans of the kindergarten were capable of 'receiving a very valuable training in manual dexterity, and the work produced by their little fingers was surprisingly good. The little ones themselves were delighted with this work, looking upon it as a new and interesting sort of play. The teaching of drawing as a compul sory subject in the schools was the result of th...
AN OFFICIAL REPORT ON EUCALYPTUS OIL. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
AN OFFICIAL REPORT ON EUCALYPTUS OIL. - Recently the Chief Secretary of South Australia requested Dr. Perks, Superintendent of the Adelaide Hospital, to f uraiBh him with a report on the uses of eucalyptus oil, This Wan supplied, and is of sufficient interest for reproduction. It will be noted that Dr. Perks Bays he has had no opportunities of comparing different brands and makes of the oil : — Adelaide Hospital, July 16, 1895. PmnT-T nw Tnir.T-All ATTCIVR fffl' VxiCt AT.YPTTTK Oils and Use at the Adelaide Hospital. Pbepaeations ik UeE. Eucalyptus Oil (Faulding's), said by manu facturers to be GO per cent. oil. From Euc. Cneorifoiia (Kangaroo Island). Solyptol (Faulding's patent), containing (nearly) 50 per cent eucalyptus oil, is miscible with water, forming niilky emulsion. EvcalyptcL — Product obtained by purifica tion and rectification of the ordinary oiL Chief uses.— Special. Diphtheria. — In all cases the patches of diseased membrane in fauces are swabbed hourly with mixture —...
MR. WILSON'S WIN. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
MR. WILSON'S WIN. Messrs. Horn k Co. received the following telegram on Thursday from Mr. W. R. Wilson, dated Melbourne, 4.2 p.m. :— 'St. Albans closed with 101,758 disposed of. I retain balance. Drawing will be over about 6 o'clock, but results will be late.' On Thurs day night Mr. C. A. Horn received the fol lowing wire from Mr. W. R. Wilson : — Won Belf— Bill of Portland, Beanfeast, Umilta, Hypatia colt, She filly, Eleusis, Wild Rose, Tea Rose, Pilgrimage colt, Pilatus, and Mon talto.'
BRITISH POLITICS. LONDON, October 19. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
BRITISH POLITICS. London, October 19. The Earl of Rosebery, addressing a public meeting yesterday at Scarborough, Yorkshire, on tho prospects of parties, declared that Liberalism was never more alive or more needed than at the present moment. By its means alone could revolutionary theories be fought. Liberalism possessed in greater measure than ever the moral forces which m:irfa fnr frpfidnm. Th« msiorit-.ios ifc nmi trolled in Wales, Ireland, and Scotland, and the floating masses in England, said his lord ship, were the seeds of an assured victory. The Liberals, added his lordship, would oppose 'without the possibility of com promise' any attempts to disturb the settle-^ ment of the education question. ^
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN WINNERS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN WINNERS. Mi-. G. S. Aldridge, of the Napoleon Hotel, who was the Adelaide agent for the sale of tickets in the St. Albans sweep, has carefully checked the win ning numbers by the heels of his books in order to discover how many of the 130 prizes have come to South Australia, The result, unfortunately, is not very encouraging, for only five of his customers have not drawn blanks. Of course other luoky tickets may have been purchased by dwellers in this colony, for many pounds were sent direct to Brisbane. So far as is known the prize-takers in South Australia are :— 7*, 635, Mr. J. G. Stuart, Engineer-in-Chief's Office. 104,670, Mr. A. Champion. 73,501, Mr. Henry Jones, Pirie-street. 109,632, Messrs. Smith and Wing, Rundle etreet* 104,268, Mr. W. Little, Terowie. The prizea won are :— Mr. Stuarb, filly by Newminster— Dorothy. Mr. Champion, Dorothy. Mr. Henry Jones, brown colt by Trenton — Umilta. Messrs. Smith aud Wing, filly by Sfcrathmore — Little Sister. Mr. Littl...
THE GERMAN KAISER. LONDON, October 19. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
THE GERMAN KAISER. LiOvnoN. October 19. The Emperor William of Germany, in un veiling a statue of his late father, the Emperor Frederick, at Worth, made an impassioned ap peal to the patriotism of the nation to resist and overcome internal and external foes. In making an appeal to the younger Germans he urged them to take tho following oath — ' We swear to keep tho Reichsland against all dangers, bo help us, God, and our German sword.' The 6peeeh, which is viewed as having been directed against the Socialists and the French, has created a consideiable sensa ti°u- ,—???? _____
OTHER PRIZE WINNERS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
OTHER PRIZE-WINNERS. Mr. Aldridge received a telegram on Friday morning from Mr. W. R. Wilson stating that the St. Albans Estate was won by residents of Seymour, in Victoria, and that tno winner of Trenton Iive3 at Berrigan. A local syndicate which put in £1,000 into the St. Albans sweep has drawn the Tren ton—Elsie colt ; a bakev in North Adelaide drew the Trenton— Fardon filly.