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AGRICULTURAL LAND SELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
A.GRICU MURAL, LAKD SELEC TIONS. Tbe following selections were made at tba Land Office during the week ending Tfaorcday, May IS (inclusive), with 10 per eest. deposit : — At £1 per Acre. Hundred Kinf, Counts Barra— Section 131, 418 acres, John Morgan, of Baldina, farmer. Hundred Marr&coort?, Cunnty Robe —Sections 850, 851 , 855, and 856, 197 acres ,Henry Sampson, of Karrscoorte, farmer. Hundred Davenport, County Frome — Section 759, 15 acres, Henry Branch, of Stirling JSorth; section 762. 2S3 acrpe' Isaac (Wanfrrrr. nf Ps-,+ Augusta, storekeeper; section 730, 312 acre*, James Smith, of Stirling North, laborer -, section 688, 322 acre?. Robert Speck, of Port Pirii laborer; eectiocs 745, 748, 747s, 1,000 acres'. Henry Atthur Giles, of .Mount Peasant, aiUer ? ' sections' 748, 749, 750, 771 acres, Frederick i Charles Giles, of Mount Pleasant, batcher. j Handled CoVton, County Uusgrave— Section 905, 519 acres, Peter Campbell, of Fort Lincoln. Hundred Minbnrra, County Hubert— Sect...
NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney May 5. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
NEW SOUTH WALES. [From our o ra Oorreaisonaent.1 flfdnnv tfwJE. A depuration of tbe Trade* Labor O*uaoil waited on tbe Premier to ask for the use of the GardeoBalacefor an anti-Chinese meeting. Tne Premier said the Government bad done what it could against the Chinese, and bad carried a restrictive Bill throngs the Assembly last year, though there were leu grounds for alarm now than there had been. There was no probability ot other large shipments coming in, as in the last week of last year more left than arrived. Those who hed arrived had joined the floating population at the gold and tin mines, and were not an element of danger. It was not desirable, and tbe Government could not grant the Garden Palace pnrely for each a meetiugas tbat proposed. Moreover, they had accepted tenders for alterations, and could net grant it for any pur pose. He pointed out tbat two makers of in flammatory speeches at the meeting tbe other night resisted tbe Bill introduced into Parlia ment which would ...
QUENSELAND. Brisbane, May 5. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
QUENSELAND. [From our own Correspondent.] Brisbane, May S. Tlie stakes in tne lace yaoni; race were paia to tbe Beidee,the Amy withdrawing the protest which had been entered. Tbe transcontinental party hava reached tee Eurcekin in Eefety, and are due at Point Pufcer to-day. Mac q difficulty was experienced in crossing the Leichardt River owing to floods. They expect to have to abandon the waggon. Tiie Heath, left the bar at 5 this evening.
THE MOUNT BROWNE GOLDFIELDS. Mount Browse (via Wilesnnis), April 28. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
THE MOUNT BROWNE GOLD FIELDS. [From our Special Correspondent.! Mount Browne (via Wilcannia). April 28. . Two prospecting claims were granted by the warden last week, and tbe nuheB are known as Good Friday and Easter Monday. About 809 diggers were at both. They tried bat could not get payable gold. They are both pronounced failures. The diggers express load dissatisfac tion at tbe warden granting prospecting claims without feeing tbe fields. A gold-bearing ceef yielding about cue oz. to the ton has also been found, bat there is no timhiip fevr «7/ir1rinir Wifhifl tniLTiir tnil/M Xfc ia not generally thought payable. The above places are respectively 25 miles north and 35 miles north-west. I was at the latter eight days. A 15-oz. nugget has just been brought in and odd. It was got about four miles north-west of Easter Monday. There is nnthing to warrant a rush, and I would warn diggers strongly against coming at present. 'Water and rations are very scarce and expensive. ? * CALTOWIE,...
SPORTING. Sydney. May 5. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
SPORTIKG. THE BATHURST COURSING ME2XING. rBy TeIeKT&ph.1 rFrom our own Correspondent.! Svdnev. Mav S. A commencement was made with the Derby eecend ties, three of the five dogs ia whicn belonged to Mr. J. Weir, who evidently has one of the crack kennels of the season. All of the states fell to him, as Windsor beat Knave and Waterloo beat Keitb, leaving Wellington to run a tye. The third ties were run pro forma in order to put Mr. Weir's dogs oa equal terras with the winner of the Oaks. In the run off for Mr. Gardiner's Cap Welling ton proved victorious. Roulette was drawn for the Oaks by Mr. Roumsevell in favor of another representative, Rosebud, who got a terrible grueller single handed. Lionet, ber competitor, in absence of Tiiebaia, drawn* lame, got eff lightly in a bje, owing to the out sighting, which makes Mr. Lamb's puppy the strong favorite. Hopbine is greatly in favor for Cup honors on the strength of his brilliant running in the first aud second ties, but in de fea...
COGLIN. MAY 6. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
COGLIN. Mat 6. Splendid rains set in on Wednesday about 12 o'clock and continued till about the eame hour at night, thoroughly soaking the ground, and fil ling dams, waterholes and tanks. Evidently it fell beavily north and north-east of this plage, in Cavanagh, uiimbum, Parnaroo, and other hundreds in that direction. The rain was very Annm4nno «na4 f}iA fcrmppfl iM in tlla-li minta Wheat (and grass are thooting up nioe and strccg.— The authorities have refused as a bi weekly mail, though letters posted here on Fri day evenings do not leave till the following Friday; consequently replies cannot be received for a fortnight. An effort will shortly be made to have another moil per week. — It is hoped the Government will offer the land is our township for sale nosn, as several basinets people are anxious to try their fortune here. — The weather to-day is cIoeo and muggy, aad indicates more rain.
CALTOWIE. MAY 6. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
CALTOWIE. Mav 0. Business in all lines is very dull. Farmers are pushing on with tbeir sawing operations. At thecommencementof tbe week some of them btd knocked off ploughing for want of rain ; but now they will be able to start again, for we have had some nice showers. — Our riflemen are going to try conclusions with a team from Laura oa Saturday next, each company to fire on their own grounds. — There wes some talk ttbnnf. an indifmntinn Tnoptinff 1uin# linlii re the supposed neglect of the Commissioner of Public Works in not having the police station erected, tbe money for which has been on the Estimates for the la* t three year; Messrs. Rotm sevell and Ward have been asked to enquire into the matter.— Grumbling is the order of the day here because of the way the authorities have left the road they have recently made in Brown street. They diverted the usual watercourse, and have left the work in an nnfiaished state. Mnch damage was done a fortnight ago bj the water running into p...
BULL'S CREEK, MAY 4. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
BULL'S GREEK, Mat 4. There have been two falls of rain daring the lest few weeks, starting the feed again, which is rather short and scarce. More rain is wanted, and a good fall would be very beneficial just now. We have had some white frosts already this ceasoB. If the weather keeps dry, and there thculd be much frosty it will be hard lines for the cattle during the winter. — On Tuesdays our road is enlivened by cattle drovers and calf and pig carriers. The Adelaide market is sap plied to a great extent from this side. — This hue been a very good season for honey. It is eaid that about ten tons have been gathered at AEhbourtie and vicinity.
Country News. ABERDEEN, MAY 9. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
C^mtfrg fte. TFrom onrOonntrv GorzesDonde&ta.l ABERDEEN, Mat 9. On Friday evening, April 30, at the meeting of the Bedrnih Band of Hope, the report for toe past year was read by tbe retiring secretary, Mr. If. Sara. The report stated tbat 239 persons had signed the pledge daring the year, consist ing of 1C3 males, and £9 females at Bedrath and 17 maler, and 20 females at a branch at Oopperhouse, where for the last fire months re gnlu meetings have been held. The receipts had been over £21, and there was a balance ia hand ot £1 4s. lOd. The Sev. J. Bickford, who presided, gave a short address on '? Keasons for xuiai AU&LiXJBUve, uiu aiBu ejwso or boo pro bable remedy for drunkenness. Mr J. D urge's also spoke strongly ou the Band of Hope eab jeot. A nice duet was given by Misaea F. A. O'Brien and Young-, who e!ao gave a glee, assisted by the company, 'Ho one cares for me,' in an excellent manner. Recitations were 'well given by Misses itieta, Carter, and K. Beaglehole...
POST AND TELEGRAPH OFFICES AT TEROWIE. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
POST AND TELEGRAPH OFFICE3 AT TEROWIE. TO THE EDTTOB. Eir — I imagine that your correspondent siga JEg bimEflf ??Onlooker' never learat Euclid, or if he did made axioos for himtelf, and so gc stuck on t!ie sss's bridge. That three-fourth- i of Joe t.eaersl public of Terowie have signed a j rsemoiiU to have the proposed offices on tne railway reserve is simply fal«e, asd that state- j mest, like a good many more, must have emanated from the fertile brain of the indi vidual wbo stated fome time since that sixty two influentisl persons met at the Royal Hotel, and voted sgalutt the buildings beiag erected iu the main ttoeet of tbe old township. All the factories rpokfn of with two exceptions are only ,lil«e tbe wiitct's castles, built in air, although it is fair to etatetbat three or four weatherboard oonstrcctiens are rieii.g, doubtless through the ageccy of 'Onlooker' or his friends, to keep the new poet-office company. — lam, &c, AUDI ALTBRASI PAUTE1I The twelfth annual meeti...
HAWKER, MAY 5. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
HAWKER, Mat 5. Splendid rain fell here during yeEtsrday and last night; it registered half an inch in tie township. We shall expect tbe fields to loak green in a week or two. Abant eoren feet of water ran into the Hawker reservoir last night, which is a supply for eight or tea months. The farmers are in high spirit?, and expect a wet season, of which there is every prospect, a? the rain came very steady and seasonable, aud more IB uire&iciiu]£. — Auciner very ais&incb eartu quake fhock has been felt here, travelling in a south-westerly direction. That is the second one within ten coys. — Very little business has been doing lately. May 8. A splendid rain commenced here aboat mid night on Friday, and continued till Saturday afternoon, thus giving cs sixteen hoars and a ball beautiful rain. Such a rain has not been witnessed for years past. — The wheat is all up splendidly, and the low ground is quite a cerper of green herbage and grass. There ia every prospect of a goo...
TUESDAY, MAY 10. (Before Mr. S. Beddome. P.M.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
Tuesbat. M*v If). PBefore Mr. S. Btddome. P.M.'! George Johnson and Thus. Thistletoa, young men, (were charged with damaging five panes of glaEE, value £3, the property. of John Out, one of the trustees of the Wesleyan Church at Balair. A witness named R. B. Breaker gave evidence to the effect that he was in company with the two defendants on May 7, and saw them break ?five windows of the Belair Wesleyan Church. Heajso assisted them to break the windows. Fined £1 and costs each. Edward Hackett, draftsman, was charged on the information of Hubert Arnold with com- , mitting a rape upon his wife, Alice Rachel Arnold, at Adelaide, on May 6. Mr. -Mathews appeared for tbe prisoner. Remanded for a week to enable Mrs. Arnold to be present.
THE CENSUS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
THE CENSUS. We have been favored by the Superinten dent of Census with the first instalment of the ceseus returns, which give the population of all the corporations of the colony, csm j.aring it with the population as numbered in 187G. The figures show the advance made by the colony since the inauguration of the Boucaut policy. The residents in corporation limits have increased during the half-decade by more than 21,000, the totals being Tespectivelv C5.029 and 86.797. Strange to say, though complaints of the numerical inequality of the sexes have been so common, the females in the city and towns outnumber the males, there being 44.195 of the former to 42,602 of the latter. When the leturns for tbe whole colony are received the balance will be on the other side, and it may be presumed that the fact of the fair sex being in a majority in the corporations may be accounted for by various causee. Many men whose domicile is in towns are doubtless away searching for worlr, or at work in t...
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
TO THE EDITOR. Sir— Seeing that your reporter has fallen into a slight mistake in reference to the working of the totalizator in the case of D.O.D., will you allow me to correct it for the satisfaction of the public ? Your report states that the 1 that should have been above the 18 was not visible; but the fact is the machine acted perfectly, and registered the 1, which was as visible as the figures on any other horse. It was the number of the horse— I8— Below the 1 registered that had fallen out of its place; but that in no way whatever affected the machine.— I am, &c, &nbsp; ROBT. WOOLFORD Manager of the Totalizator. May 9.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
? Shipping. ? _5t^^ CXIAU TO LOS DON. j^OS^^^ OBISKIKiINB, a tic lollowipg Stecmships, belonging to the Orient Steam Navigation Oompai*y (Limited) «ed the Pacific Steam Navigation Company Will leave Adclside at tho undermentioned dates lor London via the Sue* Oa'ia.1 : — 3Tons. I . Tons, lignris .. iM6 lit; 14 Onico ... a,«« July 21 floW ... 4,«9 May 26 Aconcagua, 4,107 Auj. 4 Chimlwraio 3,647 Jnne 9 Cotopaxi.. 4,'28 An j. IS dicnne ... S,ST6 June 23 Orient .. &.SS6 Svpt. 1 John Elder 4;1M July 7 fcasttania 3325 S:-pt. 13 Calling at Naples to land Passengers end 4ti!s. And the service soil be rjaaintaniftd t-y sne ?jsedfogS teamen at intervals of a fortnight. Faxes to London, 15 to 70 guinea*. Enca Cant! dues 8s. in addition. Pesssgn from London can be grafted in Adelaide. For plans end full parScalars apply to P. ?teen b Co., and Audevson, AniUr-on, & Co., Joint Manafisrs of the Line; or to tko Agents Adelaido ' JTOEEPH STHZJHG & OO. ? 2i5ci24Se ^ftb-fcv /^(...
CRAFERS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
CRAFERS. May 4 — Present — All. Tenders accepted— No. 252, filling ruts near Barton's, Cox's Oreek, T. Whibley. £6 ; 262, providing and spreading 40 yards 3 inches metal, near Marshall's, Stirling, E. Bowes, 6s. 11d. per yard. .Clerk reported having received cheque for £65, for old road through Mrs. Taylor's property, Crafers. Cr. Hann handed in £4, and Cr. Fisher £1 10s. as private subscriptions towards building bridge near Break's. Crs. Brodie and Lewis to retire from office for East Ward, and Cr. Hann for West Ward. Payments, £31.
Shipping News. ARRIVED. THURSDAY, MAY 5. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
Wmm$ JP&&. ? ? akrtved.. : : ; :: \ ? ' TitcBKDiT. Mat, 5, OERES^ steamer, 58- tons.-- J. Gtermem, from Stansbory. JAMKS COMEIE, steamer, 75 tons. £. h. Bartlett, from Bdithbnrgh. WAKUFXKLD, steamer. . 53 tonn, T. B-. Richardson, from Pjort Vincent. FRANKLIW, 'Steamer; 395 - tow, A. E.- B. BrowPrfrom Port Augusta- via- WoUaroe. Pas- - eesgers — Messrs. A. Tennant, W. E. Mortlock, JL Cook?. Brownsword; F.' Joeker, Bad J. Kt. Phillips, Dr. and Mrs Zeihlke and family (4), Hesdamee Bayley, BoUen, McCullocb, .Barfani. . Vincent, Hisses Devlin and Vincent, in the. saloon ; and IB in the second cabin. _ Cargo— 230 Dags' wheataud quantity of sundries. OHM), schooner, 42 tons, I. SiriggB, from tile OOaflt. OTWAT, steamer. 416 tons, John Craig, fro:u. Champion Bay April 85, Fremantle April 28,, Bine George's Sound April 30. W. K. Cave sod Do., fort; Jno. Webster and Go., Oity, sgenta. Passengers — Mr., Mrs-, and Mies Woodman, Mr. and Mrs. Toovey, Mr. and Mrs. Dow, Mrs. Skelton...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 14 May 1881
15IKTHS, KAHBIA.QES, axd DEATHS. BIRIES. ATKINSON.— On the 6th May, at Brompton Park Hotel, the wife of A. Atkinson, of a daughter. Both doir.g well. RODICK — On the 6th Mav, at Birkenhe&d, the wife of William Bodick, of a daughter. Both doing veil. SOLOMON.— On the 4th May, the wife of B. A. Solomon, saddler, GeorgetowB, of a son. PHILLIPSON.-Oa the lrt May, at Beltana, the wife of 19. 8. Pblllipson, of a daughter. KILDAEL.— On the 6th M»y, at King Wiliiun-Btreet, the wife of K. jiildae], of a ecu. Both doinp well. CLENDINKEN. — On the 5th May, at Mtniigie, the wife of Samuel A. Olendinnen, of a daughter. SIMPSON.— Oq the 5th May, ai the Wes lejsn l?arsCDB£e, Norwood, the wife of the Kev. J. Young-Simpson, of a daughter. TURNER— On the 5tb May, st Euttroad, the wife of James Turner, of a son, stillborn. BERG. — On the 6th May.nt Brighton-terrace, Jettj-road, Glenelg, the wife of O. W. Berg, of sen. Both doing welL RHODES.-On the 29th April, at Kent Town, the wife of W. Rhod...
THE TUNISIAN DIFFICULTY. PARIS, May 13. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
THE TUNISIAN DIFFICULTY. Pahis, Mav 13. The latest intelligence from Tunis states that the French Government have recently cent an ultimatum to the Bey, informing him of thesature of the guarantees required for ensuring the good behaviour of the Kroumirs and the tranquillity of the the rapid advance of the French troops the Bey has now definitely accepted the terms in. question, and signed a treats whereby he formally agrees to receive a French. Resi dent into his capital, and to prevent further excecBes on the part of his frontier subjects. In view of the acceptance ef the ultimatum orders have been sent to the commanders of the expedition not to advance further, and to abstain from entering the capital. The Tunisian difficulty may now be con sidered at an end.
THE TREATY BETWEEN FRANCE AND TUNIS. PARIS, May 13 (afternoon). [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
THE TREATY BETWEEN FRANCE AND TUNIS. Pabis, May 13 (afternoon). Particulars of the treaty which has been concluded between the French Government and the Bey of Tunis have now transpired, from this it appears that the conditions imposed on the latter are of a very stringent character, reducing him. in effect to a state of complete vassalage towards France. ^uBuugbL uuier uuiiuiuuiifi me ireaiy nanofi over to the French Resident, whom the Bey undertakes to receive at his capital, almost unrestricted control over the finances, the ibject being to secure the repayment of srge sums in which the Bey is indebted to ?'ranee. The control of all foreign relations etween Tunis and other countries is ested in the hands of the Resident, and ie right is further reserved to the French. overmen! to despatch, troops to any por ?n of Tunisian territory without objec o on the tmrt-of the Bey.