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AN EXPEDITION WITH THE ROCKET APPARATUS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

AN EXPEDITION WITH THE ROCKET APPARATUS. In the course of a chat with Water Police constable Henry Thomas, who is stationed on tbe Torrens Lake, we gathered some interest ing facts with reference to the trip of the rocket apparatus party, who went to the Bcene of the. floods at Mallala on Tuesday evening. The party consisted of six men belonging to the Adelaide Life-saving Rocket Apparatus Party, which has been in existence since the wreck of the ill-fated Star of Greece, Constable Thomas, who has served some years in the English navy and who has baa experience in rocset work in England, was in charge of the party. It was about five minutes to 11 o'clock when Thomas received word to get ready to go. He got to the apparatus at 3 minutes past 11, and found one man already waiting. The rest almost imme diately came up, and they were ready ;o start at 11.20 p.m. The coach and driver, who mads the seventh man of the party, came up at 10 minutes to 12, and the whole company left Adelaide ...

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General News. THE WESTERN LAND BOARD'S WORK. THEIR REPORT ON THE WEST COAST LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

(itncrsi Jtos. TEE WESTERN L^ND BOARD'S WOBK. THEIE BEPORT ON THE WEST COAST In^ LANDS. The following is the report of the Western *Umd Board, which has been banded to the Ocmmissioner of Grown Lands. It. is dated Franklin Harbor, March 28 : — 'We have the honor to report having com pleted examination and classification of Crown lands in this district included in hundreds ex tending along the west coast from Port Lincoln to Chaira and up the west side of_ Spenoer's t Sull nom .iron uiucom to c ranmin u.»iuuri We held ear first meeting at Streaky Bay' on February 25. snd from there inspected lands in the, locality comprised in the hundreds of C-s-ropbell. Furrest, Murray, Ripon, Roun i-mll, Scott, Tarlton, and Wrenfordi } .?», embracing an area of 350,400 acres. t-\ ~ny of the residents were desirous that the fc. hhJ Eb^tda cut up the whole of Kirkala ran ii:to small blocks and sacrifice the improve i, t-sits. This we could not recommend, as the ;v iaeipal portion of the country is o...

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WEST COAST PASTORAL LEASES. A REDUCTION OF RENTS ASKED FOR [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

'WEST COAST PASTORAL LEASES. A REDUCTION OF RENTS ASKED FOR A deputation, consisting of Messrs. G. L, Colley, W. B. Sells, W. Hamilton, and S. Mills, waited upon the Oommissioberof Oown Lands on Friday morning to call his attention to what they characterised as the high prices fixed npon the west coast pastoral IeaseB re maining unsold, and to ask that a reduction might be made. Special reference wasmade to block JL96. Cungena and Hope Downs, 40 miles from east by north Flinders, Streaky Bay; snr) Monk 197. Ohandada and Wallala. The members of the deputation having fpoken in support of the request, the Cosimk SIoneb, said— Of course, I can quite under stand that in asking me to further re duce the rent of this west coast countryyou are ere dea voting to protect jour own interests, atd tbete is no reasonable objection to be ttktn to that, but it is for me to protect the interests of the people. aDd I may say that I bave gooe very carefully, not onlF to-day bus pteviouely, into the re...

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GOVERNMENT LAND SALES. PASTORAL LEASES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

GOVERNirEiNT LAND SALES. Pakwipat. T.pasfh. At the pale of pastoral leases on Thursday, April 4, there were 38 Iote offered containing 2,302| square miles, out of which only font lota, containing 498 square miles, were disposed of, tbe average rent realised per square mile being £1 57e. 6d. The following are tbe IeaseB sold : — Yardea, Gawler Ranges, 140 miles west by north from Port Augusta — £1 14s, 3d., Main, Sells, & Co. Chaadada, 25 miles east from Flinders, Streaky Bav— £2 Is.. S. Mills & Co. Kirkala, 15 miles north by east from Flinders, Streaky Bay— £2 6s. 6d., O. L. Colley. Wilera, adjoining hundred Ronnsevell, 14 riiiles northerly from Parkin, Venus Bay— £L 18s, 9d,, A. Cameron. Miscellaneous Leases. Tbe following miscellaneous leases were sold at the Land Office on Thursday. April 4 :— Site for the erection of an hotel situated near the Peake station on the east Bide of the Straogways and Peake railway, north of Peske Creek — Upset price, £5 ; bought by 0,...

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IMPOUNDINGS. [From the Government Gazette of April 4.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

IMPOUNDINGS. [From the Government Gazette of April 4.1 YONGALA, John Bowles— Red heifer, white patch off flank, about 18 months old ; dark-red heifer, stick on neck, 18 months old ; roan yearling steer. To be sold April 15. WHYTE YARGOWIE, David Dowd— Bay saddle horse, black points, small Btar, old and poor, indescribable brand off shoulder, like 3)7 large Snear shoulder: black horse, small Btar, shod, very old, like Spur k off shoulder. To be sold April 8, HAHNDORF, John Wait— Dark-bay or brows filly, medium draught, three white fet locks, star and snip. To be sold April 29. MOUNT MUIRHBAD, Robert Grist Twenty sheep, various earmarks. To be sold April 12. BLUMBERG, G. A. Maerschel— Bay horee, black points, star on forehead, neat {shoulder like 37M, off Bhoulder like A83- To be sold April 19. f KARRIDY, John Liddle— Oheenut horse, star on forehead, branded. CD. To be sold April 6. M ORCHARD, James Marron — Bay mare, black points, 13Q over 25C near shoulder. To be sold April 29, HUND...

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ONE-TREE HILL, April 1. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

ONE-TREE HILL. April 1. On Sunday, March 24, the local Sunday school anniversary was held. T«ro sermons were preached by Mr, Shepherd, of Gawler. On Tuefday a picnic waa held on Simp3on'a Flat, a dinner and tea being provided by ladies of the church, Duriog the day a large number of visitors W6re on the ground. To the Sunday-school children orizea wereeiven for tilting, footraces, and other game?,. & cricket match was also played batsveea the Salisbury and One tree Hill clubs O a Sunday, March SO, Mr. Kelly (the superintendent) distributed the annual prizes, each scholar re ceiving a gift. The scholars number 69 and the officers and teachers 5.

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TELOWIE, April 2. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

TELOWIE. Apkil 2. Rain now is all the talk. Sunday gave U3 a fixe shower iu the forenoon, but it cleared off till about 10 o'clock yesterday, when it began to come down steadily, and continued till this scorning, accompanied with thunder and light nipg. The gauge showed a fall of 2 300 inches, being nearly a repetition of April, 1847. Tae rainfall for the last month was only 50 points. The present fall will now permit seeding to ba proceeded with in earnest.

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STEPHENSTON, April 2. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

STEPHENSTON. Apsil 2. The weather during the past tew weeks Iim been warm and close, but rain set in yesterday morning, and continued at intarvala through out the day and last night ; most of it failing during tbe night. One thousand two hundred and fifty points have been registered. XI19 farmers are jubilant, and they have great fiich that the approaching eeaeoa will prove a pros perous one. Seeding is drawing to a close with Boma cf the farmers in the hundred --f Palmer, whilst others will continue oa for eome time to come on account of not being able to work their horses fall days as horse feed is very scares, and the farmers are not in a position to go to any great expense in patting in their crops. There are many distressed farmers in this and the adjoining hundreds who require help in cropping their land. — Ida flits have been very numerous and trouble Borne this season ; the ptople have never ex- . perienced them so badly before. — Our junior member for the district of Newcas...

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ROCHESTER, APRIL 2. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

EOOHESTER, Apxil 2. Raia cctt.jr:eaced falling hera yeaterday at 11 o'clock in the morning, and continued till 1 o'clock this afternoon, 4 inches being regis tered. The country 13 thoroughly soaked. The raid trill etart the rubbish on Che fallow pronad, and farmers will be able to oommenoa tilling ia e. tew days should the weather ba fine.

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REDRUTH, APRIL 1. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

REDRUTH, April 1. The Rev. W. H. Hodge, who is tearing the Eurra for Port Lincoln, was entertained at a f aiewell social in the RedratL Wssleyan school rot m on Tuesday evening, March 26 Mr. J. Dunstan, jun., circuit steward, presided, and thi re was a very large attendance. Addresses txpresBive oi the esteem in which Mr. Hodge h held and regret at his departure were de livered by the R»v. EL T. Burgess and repre sentatives from Redtuth. Koorin^a, Davieston, and Lei&hton, 'Duiing the evening Mra. Dutibt&D, on btb&if of ihe R«druth Cnurou, (.attcLitea tbe rev. geutlemau with an illumi n&ud addre«B embossed with water colors, aa a token of bffection and appreciation of his labors in the church and Sn&d&y-flehool taxi Band of Hope, Mr. HixJga was aUo mada th-- itcipifutof several valuable present* tcoas. nitji:fce:i of the I:-dru:hand £0 uringa churchss in their private capacity,

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SINKING OF THE OSTEND MAILBOAT. LONDON, March 30. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

SINKING OF THE OSTEND MAILBOAT. [From our own Correspondent.] London, March 30. - The Ostend mailboat, on Its way to London, collided yesterday in the English Channel and sank Immediately. Fourteen lives were lost. London, March 31. The foundering of the Ostend mailboat was caused not bya collision, aslfirst stated, bnt by the explosion of her boilers. London, April 1. Prince Jerome Bonaparte was in the Ostendat the time of the explosion of its boilers. He was with othera thrown into the sea, but rescued from drowning. He had an extraordinarily narrow escape. The mall boat was literally bisected close to the cabin occupied by Prince Jerome. He w» slightly bruised by the violence with which he was thrown against the side of his cabin. His attendant was drowned. Prince Jerome was proceeding to Eng land Incognito on a visit to the ex-Empress Eugenie. His mission had reference to the French general elections which take place next October, and he had Intended to consult the ex-Empress on...

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QUORN, MARCH 25. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

QUORN, fcUBCE 25 Seeding is now well advanced, and aotue farmers are of opinion that tbe coming season will be a good one. I believe the ants are very busy this year heapicg- wheat round their holes as Boon as it is so«n — Tne Quorn Foot ball Club rr ean to make things lively this year ; they had a good initiative meeting, and iu addition to patron and president they have aeked some ten or twelve gentlemen to be vice presidents. The Jockey Ciub have also started their arrangements for tbe annual meeting to take place in June.— Feed ia very scarce.

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BOULANGISM IN FRANCE. LONDON, March 29. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

BOULAEGISM IN FRANCE. [From our own Correspondent. London, Maroh 29. M. de Fieyclnet and M. Guyot, the Ministers for War and Public Works respectively in M. Tirard's Cabinet, are opposed to the prosecution of the Bonlangfst deputies, who are alleged to liave be&n manibera ot the Patriotic League, which vra3 sup pressed last month for conspiracy to snbvert the Republic. The former holds that repressive measures may endanger the Republic by arraying against it tha ?whole strength of BoulangUt sympathy. M. TIrard and his other colleagues, how ever, insist that the prosecution is necea sary, and that the Government will either col'apee or crush Boulangiam. Notwithstanding the advice of M. de Frejcfnet and other colleagues that the proceeding would ba attended with danger, M. Tirard, the French Premier, fcas resolved to include Boulanger in the prosecution of deputies who are^alleged to have been members of the Patriotic League. M. de Freyclnet believes that the proposed action w...

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QUEENSOLIFFE (K.I.), April 1. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

QUEENSQLIFFE (K.I.). Apsil 1. Tha weather of the past week was extremely hot duiirjg the days and cold at night. Oa Sunday at about 8 a m. a welcome change set is, a ' heavy thunderstorm of bail and rain occurring. It was stormy tha whole day, but at duek it cleared up a little. The farmers are jubilant at euch a timely fall of rain, anl ploughing will be commenced iu earnest. — Severe! men are out of employment through tbe stoppage of tbe sawmills. — The- Cygnet River has been swarming with game, such as duck?, ewariB, and teal ; the waterholes and lagooos being dry the birds have come to the river, whera the supply is unlimited. — The contractors for gum have been pushing ahead, but the rain will cauee a suspension for some day 8. Several tons of gum are ready for ship ment, and also a large quantity of firewood. — Dissatisfaction is expressed at the irregularity of the mail steamer, as for weeks past she has been late,

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THE KING OF HOLLAND. LONDON, March 31. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

THE KING OF HOLLAND. {From our own Gorrejrondeat.l London^ March 31. E3ng William HL of Holland, who waa recently compelled by lUfaealth to relin-* qulsh the throne, Is now dying, and the latest intelligence reports 4hat ha Is slak ing rapidly.

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PORT VICTOR, April 2. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

PORT VICTOK, April 2, Anniversary services in connection with the Port Victor Congregational Church we-e held on Sunday, March SI. The Rev. W. R. Fletcher preached in the morning and evening to large congregations. On tae following Tuesday the annual tea was held in the Bchoolrcom beneath the church. The church waB well filled at the meeting which followed, every seat being 'occupied, when the Rav. W. R. Fletcher delivered an intereetirur lecture on 'India.' The Rev. Rev. T. S, Williams (the pastor) presented the annual report, which was of an encouraging nature; it showed a slight inciease in the average congregation and an addition of 11 members to the church. The financial report, presented by Mr. F. A. Braddockj also showed a elight increase in the year's subscriptions. The Rev. C. Hoige, of Port Elliot, delivered a short address. The gross proceeds of the services amounted to about £21. Mr, Fletcher's visit was much enjoyed, and he was heartily thanked for his services,

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AFFAIRS IN HOLLAND. LONDON, March 29. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

AFFAIRS IS HOLLAND. [From oar own Correspondent,] 1x-ndon, March 29. u.ib jnajescy ning wiuiam III., of Holland, having been declared by the States General unfit to reign by reason of his physical condition, his relative, the Duke of Nassau, who is a general In the Prussian army, has been appointed regent. He will hold office until the heiresspre sumptive, Wilhelmina, daughter of the King, and aged nine years, attains her majority. Queen Emma was origi nally mentioned as being likely to act as regent.

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PASKEVILLE, MARCH 23. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

PASKEVILLE. Maech 23. Many farmers bave been compelled to cart watert-»nd notwithstanding the famous Beeta loo supply, the carters have frequently to return with empty tanks after travelling 10 or a dczen miles. No doubt this unsatisfactory state of things is the result of bungling, and the inhabitants are not quite unblamable in not insisting upon the standpipe being put up in close proximity to the reservoir, instead of at the townthip, by which arrangement they are compelled to abide the convenience of the Locomotive Department. Mr. Bews, M.P., placed the matte? before the Commissioner, acd tbe usual enquiries are to be made.

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RAILWAY NEAR CRYSTAL BROOK DAMAGED. Crystal Brook, April 2.11 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

RAILWAY NEAR CRYSTAL BROOK DAMAGED. Crystal Brook. April 2. 11 a.m. A magnificent rain fell during the night, about 2J inches being registered. All the- low lying lands around and the streets in the town are submerged. The railway line between the 212 and 213 milepostB ib flooded, delaying the early goods and 8.20 passenger trains from Port Pirie. It is still cloudy with a prospect of more rain. 7.58 p.m. Since the morning another heavy storm has occurred t again inundating the railway line in the earns place, and carrying away about 20 chains of balhwt. The two down goods trains could not cross. Mr. Rushton, the locomotive engineer, brought the afternoon passenger train from Port Pirie, and after temporarily supporting the line it was crossed over in safety. The line will be clear tomorrow, The weather is now clearing.

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SEVERE FLOODS AT AUBURN. Auburn, April 2. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889

SEVERE FLOODS AT AUBURN'. Auburn. Aoril 2. The record of rain which has fallen up to thiB evening is 4 540 points. The fljod waters have carried away many foot-bridgeB, fords, fences, and gardens, also sweeping away a large quantity of top metal on the main and district roads. Mr. Webster, who lives near the River Waktfield, was under the necessity of carrying his aet d mother out of the house to a tater retreat, the house at one time being com pletely surrounded by water. The flat between Auburn and E»et Auburn was submerged; tbe Waktfieid, Skilly, Rice's, and Pine Creeks, sb well an Long Gully, were heavily flooded, the culverts being inadequate to meet the sudden demand upon them. A lot of fencing has been destroyed, and earth washed away in some fallowed paddocks.

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