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WILLUNGA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
WILLUNGA. April 1 .—Present— All. Tendera accepted— For metalling, Springbrook, W. Cnshion, £3 Is. 6d. per chain; building culrert, Springbrook, M. Clarke, £3 12b, 6d.; cutting and metalling on Sara's HiU, J. D. Sullivan, £4 15s. per chain. Works ordered — Metalling near Catholic school and Mrs. Jaaoba's, gravelling near W. Keedham's, water stopa to be repaired near T. WiUiame's, and ruts to be filled on Delabole-road. Receipts, £10 ; payments, £25 12s. 7d.
THE LATE DROWNING CASE IN THE TORRENS LAKE. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
THE LATE DROWNING CASE IN THB TORRENS LAKE. TO THB EDITOR. Sir— Seeing by tbe papers that there is a doubt about the man found drowned in the Torrena Lake, I am of opinion that it is Mr. Edward Martin Pearce, head schoolmaster in the Moonta model school '10 or 11 years ago. I knew him well at the time he was in Moonta. He had a heavy beard, and was 5 feet 5 inches in height. I saw him measured, He always wore shoes when in Moonta. He went to Melbourne during the Christmas holidays in 1SS3. Before that time he was, I believe, at Sturt-street model school. I have a photo, of him taken in Moonta, which I will show if of any use to his friends or relatives.— I am, &c, SOitRY. Hindmarsb, April 9, 1SS9,
THE RABBIT PLAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
THE RABBIT PLAGUE. O«c£ more the rabbits are victorious. The scientific attack npon them haa con fessedly failed. A Royal Commission has been studying them in the hope of find ing means for their wholesale extermina tion, and has finally ' given them best.' If they had only known of the interest they were excltlngand how it was mani fested their natural timidity Is such that they might have been expected to give up the ghost from sheer apprehension. What a scare would have swept over their haunts and homes had they received the intelligence that scientific men from five colonies, aided by experts from [Europe, were consulting how most speedily to classify themamoDgextinctanimals! Con trariwise how they would have frisked and capered if they could only have read the report of that commission, as laid before the Legislative Assembly of New South Wales, and reproduced in our columns last weak. The work of the In fluential body which has had the question in hand seems to have been done ...
MR. E. W. HAWKER, M.P. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
MR. E. W. HAWKER, M.P. 10 THE EDIXOB. Sir— Mr, E. W. Hawker, M.P., ia certainly deserving of the thanks of all the friends whose thoughts run in the same channel. Bat the everlasting croaking of a charmed circle of South Australians is pitiable in the extreme. They have endeavored to inflict ir reparable injury upon the colony,l*and in numerous instances these are the very persons who are indebted to the colony for the wealth they have obtained. Instead of fouling his own neBt why does not Mr. Hawker exert his influence in England and elsewhere to indues Australia ? One cannot but admire the excel lent defence of our own colony by Mr. Speight, and »1bo by the Agent-General (Sir A, Elyth), These gentlemen are entitled to the warmest thanks of our community,£Believing when the next general elections come round that every croaker or candidate holding pessi mistic views will be ignominiously rejected, I will continue as usual an ANTI-CROAKER,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
^gtiadtnu, Sec. APPROACHEJSG LAlfD SALES. April 18.— Sale Ot OOTBtmnBo* welte in the hundreds of Maonauaria acid iSaliha for taa purpija of nippl.viug the public with water. Ajiril S3.— Sale of Croao liodi ia tha Korthera Tertitorr Apfil 25.— Sala of town'landa Laoiodale. hundred of Joyce : Menlogie, hundred of Bonjney ; Wiutcarinea, county of L) Uon and Oockburn SMe oi mijoelUneoua lease for the purpose of obtaining and remortn^ tuano (berefroui— llibbifc lalaad, Port Djugia^, Coffin's Bay. May ?.-Sa!e of miaeellaneoaa lease, Govarnmenfe veil and accommodation house, for the purpose ot rapp!-ing water to tbe public, batweea Pinto j hundreds and Paratoo rallway-atatioa.
THE SEED WHEAT QUESTION IN NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
TEE SEED WHEAT QUESTION IX JXEW SOUTH WALES. Eecemlt we had occasion to point out the different spirit in which tha Bead wheat question has been treated in Naw Soatfa Wales from that- in which, iti has bdea dealt with by the Sonth Australian autho ritlea. The free-trade Governmaat of the eenior coloDy, which might have beea expected to take high ground, tnada no fight at all. The movement! la favor of granting eeed wheat to distressed farmers ma ua 10 a BuccasBriu issue Wltll ont the least difficulty, .No pre3sare worth talking about was brought to bear upon the Government. Ministers were nob worried with deputations. Ia the public press there waa no opposition to the course which they were Invited and eventually decided to adopt. The announcement of their intentions waa re ceived without protest ; there were no newspaper controversies ; scarcely a letter on the subject appeared in the principal dailies. With Parliament practically in B€8sion, yet without a Parliamentary vote of app...
TEATREE GULLY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
TEATREE GULLY. April 8. — Present — AU. Overseer reported thb late rains had made lots of -work fur the statienmen. Tendera accented— Contract 33, fcrming and metalline 6^ chains of Steinfeldt'a road, James Boyle, £3 61. per chain ; 37, 140 cubic yards of nnbroken metaL Patmer'a-road, Matthew Papps, S3, Sd, per yard ; 11, 60 yards of maintenance metal, Golden Grove-road, Robert HsineB, 5s, psr yard. Para Wirra council requested the council to appoint a de putation to meet one from theirs re the altera tions of road near Gaylard's ; to be informed tbat according to the proclamation of both dis tricts all the Eupposed boundary roads are in the district of Para Wirra, from Icglewood to Gaylard's. Mr. John V. Hunt waited on the ccuncil and requested that they would turn the storm waters off bh land at Modbury ; the chairman aud Cr. Milne to inspect. Payments - General, £3 ; and main roads, £38 10s. 7d.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
Medical, ? ?* For the Blood is the imr eWorld famed X|-OR QLEAKSIHG and CLEARING X? the BLOOD from AtL IMPURITIES it canaot t-e too highly recommended. For Scrofula, Scurry, Eczema. Skin anS Blood Diseases and eores of all kinds it is a never-failing and permanent cure. It Cures Old Sorep. Cures Sores on the Seek. Cures Sore Legs. Cures P mples on the Face. CcresScnrvy. I Cures Eczema. ? Cures Ulcers. . ' Cures Blood and Skin Diseases. Cures Glandular Swellings. Cleara the Blood from all Impure Matter From whatever cause arising-. It is the only real specific for Gout and Bheranatic Paine. It removes the causs from the blood and bones. As this mixture is pleasant to the taste, and warranted free from anything injurious to the most delicate constitution of either sex, the Proprietors solicit sufferers to gire it a trial to test its value. fjpHOUSAKDS ofTE3TIMOKIALS. CiLAKKE'S WORLD- FAMED BLOOD MIXTDEE. J^LABKE'S WORLD FAMED BLOOD %J MIXTURE. CLARKE'S WORLD-FAMED BLOt)D MiXTUSE. i ' ...
TALUNGA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
TALUNGA. Aptil 8. — Present— AIL Commissioner of Ciunoi Lands wrote stating that a special grant cf £50 wculd be set aside tur new deviation at Mount Torrfecs. Tuuekillo cuuuoU. write ask ing the ccnccil to pay fcalf cost of repairs near G. Fountain's, on B undary-road : do funds at present. Messrs, Giegory »nd Bond wrote with reference to bad state of road near Woolsbed-bridge, Retreat Valley ; Cr. Morris &idcl-rk to artacge work, Mr. R, Bradfocd applied for repairs near bia place ; Cr. R»th jen to inspect. Works ordered — Catchdrain opposite Dr. Burkett'f, and 2 chains 2£ metal in Wellingtcn- street; rolling to be done on n.ain and distiict ro&d^. Tender accepted — Contiact S2, H. Pike, £1 2s. 6d. Assessment to be revised. Twenty -five yards 2} metal to be placed on MouDt Crawford road ; 12 chains fornoiog to be done near J. Hannaford'e, Boncey'e Flat ; culvert to be built near HcuFe'e, and 50 yards metal to be put on new deviation, Mount ToTteaa. Raceipta, £50 15e...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
? Shipping. ? ^ft* ffi HE P. & O. 8. M. ««r^- JL COMPANY, under contract with ??pB* the Imperial, New South Wales, Vie* Sarian, and Sonth Australian Governments, will iHt *rtofc the 1 allowing steamers for . LONDON. - calling at ALBANY. COLOMBO, ADEN, SRINDI8I, MALTA, GIBRALTAR, mi PLYMOUTH:— ? Steamers! Xona, Commander, j^oefejjae. - ? I «*TJ.*ftRAT _ 4748 EL Ashdown .'April S2 VICTORIA _ 6091 G.F. Gates -May, 6 ?PARRAMAITA 4766 R. 6. Mnixay _ May 80 OCEANA _ _ 6188 P S. Tomlin -June 8 *MA8SIUA _ 49 1 8JS. D. Ehauard — June 17 'CARTHAGE .. 4879iE. G. Stead _ July 1 *ROME .. — I4885JA. W. AdamsonJnly IB Steamers marked thus do not call at Colombo. ~ FaBsenjrersby the Ballaarat can leave Adelaide on KondayT April 22, by any train for Largs Bay not fete* t**'1 the special from North-terrace at 3.82 p.m. Star convenience of Passengers this Train will ran down large Pier. Cargo and Faroeli received up to ?eon ef Saturday, 20th inst. ? ^^ BATES 1 OF PASSAGE MONET I— Co London In ...
STOCKPORT [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
STOCKPORT April 6— Present — Tba chaiftnio, aad Cm. Raokitie, Smith, and Couca. Oveneer re ported great damage doca tt- tbe roada Iby floods. The fords ovut tUs Riyer Light, at Linwocd'e fctid Ayl-ffo'a crosriDij, to ba mode passable fur traffic au soon s« passible. Tae atitDtion of the L,:ght and Madia Wirra North ccucciia 10 he called to ih-i 6t*teof southern spptoacb to ford at AjiiffaV crossing. Clerk to comtucicAte mth tbo Governmant re re cnfilr«ci:cg the Xiia wovri bridge. Crs, R»n kiue aud Smiifa to Rst otic removed and rut fil'td nesr ttif. towosiup. About two chains of ioi-dat -be pry Creek to be rematalled, and stout 10 chains on tha Tarlee road in front of Wtliis'a Receipts, £2? 63. Pay meats —Main roadf, £26 Si. Sd ; and general, £24 Is. 3d.
Commercial. WEEKLY EPITOME. The Chronicle Office, Friday evening, April 12. GENERAL MERCHANDISE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
€m,vxmml. WEEKLY EPITOME, TkeCkronicUO&oe, Friday evening, April 12, Gekkbal Merchandise. There has not been much doing of any im portance in this market this week, middlemen, Botwithstanding the improved prospects for the future which now exist, and' the probable re storation of river navigation caused by the heavy rains a few days ago, bqII .exercising much caution in their operations, while im porters for their part are often firm in their quotations and check business which would otherwise result. Already there have been en quiries from the river districts, and it is to be hoped this much-heeded further outlet for goods will soon be an established fact, The sugar market Is an unusually strong one for all de scriptions, and everything tends to the convic tion that it will remain bo for some time. Fairly large Bales of Mauritius fine whites have been made at full rates. Stocks of sugar are now absolutely out of first hands, eo that the L'Awenire's Mauritius cargo (which 1b...
Shipping News. ARRIVED. SATURDAY, APRIL 6. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
^htpptg^eto0. AKRIVED. SATrmnAT. Atbil 6, ALPHA, cutter, 12 tons, W, Gi&ord, from Poit Wakefield. Sr/KDAT, APBrr, 7. MORKIKG STAR, ketoa, 17 tow, E,' Quina, from Weils Creek, StTBY. ketofe, 25 tona, W. H, JeUj, from Port Vincent. JESSIE DARLING, steamer, ISO tooi. F. W. Weodlaud, from Port Vincent. METEO&, betoli, 86 tons. W. Ooraton, Irora AKKIE WATT, ketch, 43 tana, W, 8aw lotd, fiom Pott Wakefield. BRITANNIA, E.M.S., P. andO. line, 2,919 tea?, 6. K. Hector, R K.R., from Sydney March SO. Melbourne Aprils. Mr. Backlaod, purser. Elder, Smith, and Co,, agents, City aud Port. Monday, April 8. JAMES GOMEIE, steamer, 73 tons, J. Eendersoa, from Kangaroo Island. OEBES.Btewaer, 68 tons, J.Oermatc.bom Btansbnry. fTABUOEA, Eteamer, 188 tons, B, h, Bart lett. from Edithbureh EIVERIKA, Bteamer, 1,810 tons, J. E. Ilbery, from Sydney March 30, Geelong April S, Melbourne 6th. Geq. Wills and Co,, Bgenta. Passengers— Dr, and Mrs. Salter, Miss Clarke, and Mr. Tideman, in the cabin. ...
COUNTRY TELEGRAMS. PORT AUGUSTA, April 11. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
COUKTSY TBLEGEAMS. rFtomour own Oorrespondeate.l POET AUGUSTA, April 11. A petition asking for the redaction of Ricbardson'B sentence is being largely signed here. Over 400 residents of Fort Angasta and suburbs have already appended their nameB to it. ARDROSSAN, April 11. At a meeting held in the Institute Hall this afternoon, a resolution was carried strongly protesting against the intentions of the Con servator of Water to remove the bore from its present position until a depth of 1,000 feet had been' attained, the formation being now more favorable than any hitherto gone through. Another resolution was carried that in the event. of the bore being removed a trial bore should be pnt down near section 173, in the hundred of Cuunicgham. At the conclusion of the ceremony of swear ing-in bis .Excellency the Governor, Lord Kin tore, on Thursday atternoon, a meeting of the Executive Council wae held, at which his Excellency and ail the Ministers were present. Mr; Everard Philip Lempriere...
MELBOURNE EXHIBITION STATISTICS. Melbourne, April 11. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
MELBOURNE EXHIBITION STATISTICS. (Bv Telezranh.T Melbourne, April 11. An advance summary of attendances, receipts, &c. , in connection with the late Exhibition has been published. The total number of admissions was 1,863,436, the daily average being 12,271. The largest attendance on one day was on foundatton dajf, Bsmely. 42.305, and the largest week ended on February 2, 142,593 having been present. The largest monthly at tendance was in January, the figures being 4YS;?19. As compared with the Exhibi tion cf 18S0 the recent one ehows an in crease of /lbjSUl persons. The receipts for admission from the 1st August, 1888, to February, 1889, were £84,063, the daily average being £525. The re ceipts en the opening day were the latrge&t, namely, £2,615, and the lowest day's taking was £200. After the Exhibition had been formally closed the atlgcdance numbered 40,157. and the re ceipts amounted to£l,S42. The admissions to the aqnarlnm were 161,787, the receipts amounting to...
TASMANIA. Hobart, April 7. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
TASMANIA. rVrom our own Correspondent;! HobarL Anril 7. Heavy rains have been falling for the last 24 hours throughout the bland. The rain will do incalculable good, as previously very many settlers were absolutely shore of drinking water. Hobart, April 8. A girl aged 16 years named Dorcas Lewis was killed near Wynward to-day by the branch of a tree falling on her. At Currle River near Lefroy three youths were drowned to-day from a fish ing boat which capsized while they were dropping anchor. Their names were John Merrltt (19 years), Chas. Floyd (16 years), and Henry Collins (18 years). The bodies have not yet been recovered..
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. Albany, April 7. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. [From our Special Correspondent. 3 Albany, April 7. The mail steamer Orient, from London, arrived at Albany at 4.20 p m. this (Sun day) afternoon. Fine weather prevailed during nearly the whole passage, which has partaken of the character of a voyage of pleasure, the only drawback having been the occurrence of three deaths. The first was that of Mtb. Stephenson, wife of the Rev. J. B. Stephenson, who with his family is returning to South Australia after an absence, of two years. Mrs. Stephenson had been an Invalid for a long period, but at the time of embarka tion the fatal issue was entirely un anticipated. She died on the 25 oh March ; and five days later Dr. WMtling, who was taking the trip for the benefit of his health, died from heart disease. The third death was that of a steerage pas senger, an old man aged 78 years.
COLONIAL TELEGRAMS. VICTORIA. Melbourne, April 5. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
COLOSIAI* TKLEGBAME VICTORIA. [From oar own Gorreaooadenbl Melbonrne, April o. At the meeting of the Marine Board to day the qualifications for the pilot service were discussed. The board proposed to amend the qualifications so as to provide that no one should be appointed a pilot unless, In addition to having had com mand of a steamer for a certain time, tha applicant has had charge of a square xigged vessel for at least 12 months. Toe Attornev-Greceralhadsiven anoninion that the board had no power under the Act to make regulations determining the precise qualifications of a pilot, bat had a discre tionary power in the. selection of parfcica= iar individuals as pilots, and advised that this power should not be exercised in favor of any person not possessing the experience the board considered neces sary. No decision was come to, the matter being -postponed until a future meeting. At the adjourned general meeting of shareholders -in David Munro Company, Limited, to-day, the report a...
COMMERCIAL. [From our own Correspondent.] LONDON, April 9. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 13 April 1889
COMMERCIAL. fFrom oox own Correspaadsai.] Lo-'dok, April 9. The wheat market is flat. Australian, off coast, is 6d. lower, being 36a. Gd. to 37s. Australian flour, ex store, remains at 29s. 6d. to 30s. Stocks of Australian frozen meat are low. New Zealand frozen mutton, prime selected, is firmer, and is now quoted ab The tin market is very flat. Australian tin shows a fall of about 395., and is now quoted at'£94 to £54 10a. Galvanized iron, I»ysaght'8 Orb brandy remains at £17. Copper is quiet. Bar silver is worth 3s. C-^d. Australian leather is £d. higher, being Shd. to lOd.