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CART ACCIDENT NEAR BRUCE. A WOMAN AND CHILD KILLED. Hammond. October 24. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
CART ACCIDENT NEAR BRUCE. A WOMAN AND CHILD KILLED. Hammond. October 24. Mrs. Spurr, wife of Mr. John Spurr. farmer, of Coonatto, left home Jaet evening with her baby and young daughter in a Bpring cart with the intention of stopping for the night at the house of her brother-m-law, Mr. Joseph Spurr. About ? o'clock they had reached the farm, which istwo miles from Bruce, and turned in the slip-panel. Suddenly the backhand of the harness broke and the shaft of the cart -entered me groua, me result oeing tnac ail me occupants -were thrown out with great force. The baby evidently was killed instantly. Mrs. Spurr lived about, half an hour and was conscious. Her daughter, ?who escaped without a scratch, picked up the baby and can to the house, about 100 yards off, and the friends took Mrs. Spurr to the house. Mounted-Constable Kelly and Mr. Ormiston, J.P., . were informed of the accident, and visiting the scene of the occur rence this morning made enquiries. Mr. Ormiston then gave an ord...
WHEN GREEK MEETS GREEK. A TALE OF LOVE AND WAR. CHAPTER V.—SIMON THE PRINTER FIRES HIS GUN. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
WHEN GREEK MEETS GEEEK. A TALE OF LOVE AND WAR. Br JOSEPH HATTON, [Published by special arrangement with the author. All rights reserved] Chapter V.— Simon the Phinter Fibes His Gun. *' Bravo 1' exclaimed Marie as Jaffray rushed past; her, but her heart stood still almost the next moment; for simultaneously with the banging of the outer door a gunshot was heard, followed by a sudden cry and the shouts of pursuers. Laroche picked himself Blowly up from the flvior. Mane ran to the window^ and by the light of the lantern hung from an opposite doorway observed Simon the printer with a charged. ' But he has escaped,' she said. ' Yea, I'm sure of it ; the saints would never permit that he should fall by such vile hands as those.' 'You will fall and by viler paws, you traitress !' exclaimed Laroche, wiping his bruised face. .??That would be impossible,' said Marie. ' You have learnt the lesson of the aristo crats. It only needed that you should become a wanton to make your perfidy complete...
Literature. A MAN'S PRIVILEGE CHAPTER I.—WAITING FOR NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
Ipteratrare. A MAN'S PRIVILEGE By DORA RUSSELL, Author of 'A Country Sweetheart,' 'The Last Signal,' 'Footprints in the Snow,' 'The Broken Seal,' ' The Vicar's Gover ness,' &c, &c. [Published by special arrangements with the author. All rights reserved.] Chapter I. — Waiting fob News. One dreary November day, while the drift - ing rain beat on the window-panes and swept along the dismal street, two youner men were waiting somewhat impatiently in the library of a handsome but sombre-looking house in Gros venor-plaee. They were not smoking ; they liad seemingly nothing to do, except to stare at the drenched passers-by outside and occasionally stir the blazing fare. They were very silent, too, though both were probably thinking of the same thing,.but it was a subject which neither cared particularly to discuss. * Presently the door opened and a girl came in— a striking-looking girl— and both glanced quickly at her face as she entered. ' WelJvjMiy Is he now?' said one of...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24. APPOINTMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Thursday, October 24. appointments. Alexander Murray to be a member of the council for the Agricultural College. Mrs. Emma Isabella Work, Richard Lam prey, and Frank Eniil Fritseh to be agents of the Savings Bank in South Australia; and Cecil AdblphuB Beaumont Cock to be assistant agent. M:b. Elizabeth Webb Nicholls to be a mem ber of the board of management of the Ade laide Hospital, vice the Hon. Dr. Magarey, M.L.C.i resigned. Captain George Henry Dean to be major in the 8 A. Militia Force. Major James Rowell to be lieutenant-colonel in the S. A. Militia Force. Major George Fergusson to be lieutenant colonel in the b.'A. Militia Force. ACTS ASSENTED TO. ? The following. Acts have receivod the assent of His Excellency the Lieutenant-Governor :— 'An Act to amend the 'Inscribed Stock Act, 1S82,'' and ' The Public Purposes Act» 1892,' 'An Act to amend the Law with respect to Wills,' 'An Act to amend the 'Public Library Museum and Art Gallery Act, 1888-4,'' and 'The...
DEATH OF A LIGHTHOUSE-KEEPER. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
DEATH OF A LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER. Information has been received by the presi dent of the Marine Board that Captain Edward Kerr, third keeper at the Cape Borda lighthouse, died at the Btation on Wednesday morning. The deceased bad been ailing for some time and about six months since he went to the Adelaide Hospital for treatment, and afterwards went XxnrAr t*t Ilia Y\#Vf»4l #l1i-liAl*tfl»Yi l.rt *wnn n4-*ll suffering from the complications of disease whiob. eventually caused his death. Captain Kerr, who was a most estimable gentle man, was aged 50. He was master of the Glen Rosa when that vessel was wrecked on the south-eastern coast near Cape Banks. He was appointed to the Al thorpes lighthouse as third keeper on March L, 1S93. From there lie was transferred to the more responsible station at Cape Borda in February, 1894. He leaves a wife and family. There is a burial ground on Kangaroo Island near the lighthouse, and it is probable that the remains of the deceased will be buried there....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
A meeting of persons who had agreed to become members of the Church of England Newspaper Company was held at the Church Office on Oct. 18, Dr. T. K_Hamilton presid ing over a moderate attendance. The memo randum and articles of the association were read and adopted. The Bishop of Adelaide proposed — 'That .the name of the paper be called The Cliurck Ncics.' Mr. H. M. Hawkes seconded the motion, which was carried. The Revs. W. B. Andrews and J. Sunter, Messrs. H. Morgan Hawkes and T. H. Bowen, and Dr. T. K. Hamilton were appointed directors. On Saturday John Pollock, a young man and a railway ganger, was run down by a train at Wasleys. When picked up he was found to be suffering from serious wounds, and as soon as possible he was sent to Adelaide railway-station. He was met by the ambu lance-van and taken to the hospital. He was at once attended to by the surgeons, who found that his right arm and two ribs were broken. Besides other injuries his left hip bone was broken. fob INFANTS ...
Ladies' Column. LONDON FASHIONS AND FRIVOLITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
Wabm ®0lttmrt. LONDON FASHIONS AND FRIVOLITIES. 'A.H.,' writing in the London Queen of September 14. says : — There are mushrooms and mushrooms, and the hat of ancient days, which went by that name, is altogether different to the one here with illustrated in Fig. 1, which has been treated in quite a novel guise. The shape itself is rather flat, having satin bows caught together with diamond buttons, while at the back it is covered with figured plush bows nud rosebuds. These form a large fan, which are continued from the side under the brim, showing well in front, as also the dark red roses placed beneath. No hat is to be seen without an osprey rising high above the face. Frillings are often gathered round the crown, falling on to the brim, Still the large picturesque hats with waved brims retain their popularity and aie too becoming to be cast aside ; bridesmaids specially affect them. Mr. Alfred Day, Park-street, is one of those singularly successful tailors who have built up a goo...
MRS. TREGASKISS A NOVEL OF ANGLO-AUSTRALIAN LIFE. Chapter x.—Light on the Tragedy. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
MRS. TREGASKISS A NOVEL OF ANGLO-AUSTRALIAN LIFE. By MRS. CAMPBELL PRAED. Authoress of 'An Australian Heroine,' 'Policy and Passion,' 'Nadine,' 'Miss Jacobseirs Chance,' 'Arina,' 'The Romance of a Station,' and (in conjunction with Mr. Justin McCarthy) 'The Right Honorable,' 'The Ladies' Gallery,' &c, &c. [Published by special arrangement with the author. All rights reserved.] Chapter X.— Light on the Tragedy. Clare stopped suddenly and resumed her. walk. They passed again the French window, that opened into the dining-room, and Tregas kiss's tones — jovial, yet with their rasping in flection, struck disagreeably on Geneste's ear. ' I say, Mrs. Cusack, what are we to call this splendid tipple— lemonade cocktail, Brinda Bquash, Leura eye-opener ? Eh, what do you think of that ? I wish you'd give my wife the recipe. The best woman m the world— Mrs. Tregaskiss ; and, by Jove ! as good a house keeper as you'd find on the Leura. But there's one thing she isn't quite first...
A NEW "COLONIAL LIBRARY." [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
A NEW 'COLONIAL LIBRARY.' The outskirts of the British Empire are 'evidently being- exploited .to some purpose by London publishers. Almost every other month 'sees the starting of a fresh 'Colonial Library.' The appearance in the field of Messrs. Ward, Look, & Bowdeu will give special delight to lovers of fiction, since that firm is amongst the leading purveyors of light literature of a wholesome character. The gain is of course reciprocal, tor there cannot be any doubt tnat those who are occupied in ministering to our Jiterary requirements have found the en terprise a profitable one. The so-called lack of leisure in the colonies is to some extent a bugbsar. The path of the average colonist js by no means strewn with roses, nor doe? he or she spend the day in ordinary with book in hand on the couch or in the garden. But the colonist has his odd moments, and he delights in intellectual as well as physical recreation. A great many people never get beyond the newspaper, but it ...
QUEEN RANAVALONA. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
QUEEN BANAVALONA. Les reincs encxil (says the Pall I lull Gazette) are beginning to feel a little uneasy at the prospect of being quite cut out by the next addition to their select circle when General Duchesne brings back the Malagasy Boadicea harnessed to his triumphal chariot Queen Ranavalona III. appears to be highly attrao tive. She is 34, it is true, rather an advanced age amoner orientals, duc bi«j ic»ui» v^ .~*~.- ness and undulating, suakelike suppleness of youth. Her 18-in. waist, her tiny feet, and her hands, for which a No. 5 glove is rather large, assort well with a figure as delicate and dainty as a bit of old Dresden chuia. In com; nlexion Ranavalona is a trifle darker than mosb of her subjects, her Bkin being of a rich and, bright chocolate tint. The upper part of the face does not lack dignity, with its shapely iorehead and expressive almond-.shaped eyes, the corners of which are slightly turned up as among the women of the Far East Prominent cheek-bones of the Malay...
ABOUT THE GROWTH OF THE FINGER NAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
ABOUT THE GROWTH OF THE FINGER NAILS. A prominent manicure, who has devoted ?jnany years to the study of the subject, states §fi the result of his observations that the finger nails oT the human species grow niore rapidly an children than in adults, and that the growth is slowest with the aged. His observations, however, do not stop at this, for be finds that loth in childhood and age they grow faster in ?teuminer that in winter. In one instance a nail that .required 132 days to renew in winter re jiewed in summer in exactly llfl days. During «xpenment was made enjoyed normal health. The' method of testing this growth was in ^pjach instance the same. The uail was |-ared close tand sliphtly notched at the fluick. Both the right' and the left hand fmp studied with the result' that he -«flirms that the growth of the fineor nails W move *apid -m the ,rightrOiand than oh 'ttaMfc. Aa~ the person-was righ^handed, ^jsni^umeo; that the contrary Js true nfleft nagqea lnaivjLduals. . , 0ne pec...
PUGILISM. ARREST OF CORBETT. London, October 19. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
PUGILISM. ? n ? ARREST OF CORBETT. London, October 19. Corbett, the pugilist, has been arrested at Hot Springs, New York, on a charge of arranging a prize fight with Ted Fitzsimmons contrary to the law of the state. London, October 2L Owing to the legal obstacles which have in tervened Oorbett has desired his backers to obtain a postponement of his proposed meet ing with Fitisimruons until December, but as the latter declines to agree. the match bos been declared off.
FRENCH RAILWAY SCANDALS. LONDON October 20. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
FRENCH RAILWAY SCANDALS. 1 'U ? London October 20. M. Magnier, a member of the French Senate and editor of Evcnemcnt, a Parisian evening paper, has been found guilty of ao cepting a bribe of 100,000 francs in connection with tbe Southern railway scandals and has - been sentenced to a year's imprisonment. A warrant was issued for his arrest in August last but he evaded the cordon of police by biding in a basket of dirty linen, in which, he was carried out of his house*
THE PROMISED REFORMS. LONDON, October 21. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
THE PROMISED REFORMS. London, October 21. It is reported that the Armenian Patriarch has announced himself satisfied with the scheme of governmental reform promised by the Porte. It is also stated that Shakir Pasha has been appointed High Commissioner of Armenia, and that he will be assisted by a Christian lieutenant, but that neither of these two will have the power to veto the appointment of the local Vali or Governors, who will hold office Aov a fixed term. The German newspapers are unanimous in declaring that the credit for the settlement of the difficulty in Armenia is due to the Marquis of Salisbury. The text of the Armenian reforms shows that they consist largely of a reiteration of existing laws, which, however, are now made . applicable to Christians and Mahommedans alike, with the additional safeguard of a recog nised control of the actions of Turkish officials by the representatives of the Great European Powers. The guarantees given by. the Sultan that he will acknowledge...
RIOTS IN CHINA. LONDON, October 19. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
RIOTS IN CHINA. London. October 19. The latest reports from China relative to the riotous disturbances state that some English chapels in Changpu, in the south-east of the province of Ainoy, have been destroyed. The mandarins when appealed to refused to interfere. The destruction of the chapels is believed have been unattended with loss of life. ?
THE NHILL SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
THE NHILL SHOW. The annual agricultural show was held on Thursday^ October 17. Tbe weather was beau tifully fine, but rather warm for such delicate exhibits as fresh butter, &c. It is computed (hat about 3,000 persons visited the grounds ttnd tin's was deemed highly satisfactory by the committee, as the agricultural community has tteeli for some time considerably depressed. Among the strangers who patronised the show were .ine uon. u. &. JMOiiryae, ai.ij.yj., fli. Irvine, M.L.A. for the Lowan electorate, and M. Kirton, M.L.A. for Ballarat. After the luncheon- the Phksident (Mr. J. P. Ryan), moved the following resolution, which was seconded by Jlr. Pannan, president of the shire council, aud carried : — That tho best thanks of the residents and rate payers of this district, as respectively represented by the Nhlll Agricultural Society and the Lowan Shire Council, be presented to our representative in Parlia ment, M. Irvine, for his intelliaent and pcrslslcnt advocacy...
THE RUSSIANS IN THE FAR EAST. LONDON, October 19. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 26 October 1895
THE RUSSIANS IN THE FAR EAST. i. O London. October 19. The Russian war authorities are described by correspondents at St. Petersburg as 'feverishly active' in connection with tho situation in tho Far East. The massing of ?troops in Eastern Siberia continues, and some 80,000 are now assembled there, which it is believed will be utilised in the prosecution of an energetic Eastern policy. An impression prevails that the annexation of the Anioor district has been resolved on.