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QUEENSLAND. Brisbane, May 13. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
QUEENSLAND. fSioiB our own Correspondent.! Brisbane, May 13. A woman was found in the river this after noon who had apparently beea drowned three days. The body bas not jet been identified. The boy Craig who was supposed to be missing went on board tha Leicbardt, and ia now being returned to Brisbane in the came vessel. There is news from Gympie that at the North Glanmire wben breaking down yesterday they got specimens estimated to csntain one hundred ounces of gold, the face still showing goad gold. The face of the workings in the Monklaud por tion of the company's ground ib looking well. Brisbane, May 15. The body of woman foacd in the river on Friday bas been identified as tbat of Bridget OTJonnell. At the sale ef gates for the Queensland Turf Club Meeting on tbe Queen's Birthday, Mr. Johnson was the purchaser at £200. Mr. McLean, a member ot the late Ministry, addressing his constituents, said he was not of opinion that the Premier was in the steel rails swindle. He has also exp...
NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, May 13. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
NEW SOUTH WALES. rFromourown Cerrespondent.l Sjdnej,Mayl3. Tbe miners are busy puddling at tha Victoria. A twenty ounce nugget was found in washing. One thousand Bheep from the Orange Slaughtering Company works go to Manchester for the co-operative societies. At Karrabri sessions Bdward Ryan was ac quitted of poisoning the racehorse Starlight. The jury, however, added a rider that they did not aiiogetner Deueve in dib innocence. A successful trial was made to-day before the harbor and river officials of Lucas and .cork wood's silt elevator. The apparatus may be constructed to raise 10,000 tons per diem. AH the cenens returns are in except Balranald, tbe population of whioh is estimated at about l,0C0. The total population is 740,836. An extraordinary case is reported in the papers to-day. A' woman in the Infirmary was operated upon for extra uterine pregnancy. An oidisatily pregnant child was taken away and lived sixteen hours. Tbe woman died. The Government are making enquiries. Sy...
THE IRISH LAND BILL. LONDON, May 16. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
THE IRISH LAND BILL. Londox, May 16. In the House of Commons the debate on the Irish Land Bill was resumed by Mr. Gladstone, who in a powerful speech sup ported the measure, find replied at length to the arguments brought forward by Lord Elcho and others. The Premier said thathis views remained unchanged, and that the Government were resolved to attach, their fortunes to the fate of the Bill, and would also steadfastly oppose the amendments affecting the principles of the measure.
DOWLINGVILLE, MAY 14. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
D0WLINGV1LLE, Mat 14. The weather here for the last ten days has been rather stormy, and there have been some heavy showers, which have doce a lot of good for tee farmers, who were previously unable to get on with their work. — Bather ft heavy loss by fire occurred to Mr. T. Kenny, sen , Kalksbury, on tbe morning cf May 7. When he arose ia the morning he found that during the night a hay t.ta«k, a stable, and a lot of harness had been consumed. The ail&ir seems mysterious, as ths bones in the stable appear to care been let locte.
CALTOWIE, MAY 18. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
CALTOWIE. Mat 18. An entertainment was given by the BandjoE Hope on May 13 in tbe institute. Mr. G. Kobicson occupied the chair. Messrs. J. Picker ing, Jan., and C. E. AUcock, addressed the meetiDg, and musical selections aud recitations were given by thn members of the band. Miss Jessie Dunstan presided at the pianoforte. — Mr. Duffy, tbe road board engineer, has paid us a visit, and has ordered the local ganger ta make two spoondrains to carry off the water across the rifle company are going to have a field day on the Queen's birthday. — Business is still very dull, but the prospects are brighter on account of the favorable weather we are now enjoying. — A rifle match was recently cemmenoed be tween a local team and a team from Laura. The Galtowies scored 4S7 at three ranges. Some of the best shots did not ' coma off,' or the total would have been tar better.
BULL'S CREEK, MAY 17. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
BULL'S CREEK, Mat 17. Mr. M. CDonnell met with rather a serious accident on May 6. He was endeavoring to mount a horse, when it took fright, and before O'Donnell could get properly seated with the reios eecurely in his hands he was thrown to the ground. He was so much injured tbat he bas been confined to his bed ever since the accident, bnt I hear that be is now progressing favorably.— On May 8 services in connection with tbe Primitive Methodist foreign and home tmflHirmn ivprA held At f^ilpji Pint;. TTnriflrernfiri. Meadows, and Boll's Creek, by the Eev. H. Belmes and some of tbe laymen of the circuit. Miteionary meetings were held at Underwood on Monday, at Meadows on Tuesday, Bull's Creek on Wednesday, and Giles Flat on Thursday, by the pastor and local preachers oE the circuit. Tbe proceeds at the four places amounted to £14.— There have been some more good showers oi Tain during the week. Feed is growing very well, and the country haB now a hsalthy grean appearance. Some of the...
LATEST BETTING. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
Latest Betting. There is no change of importance to record in the quotations, if «e except tbe hostility shown to Savanafea, who has beeu dr.Ten to 103 to 7 effertd. The favorites are firm at the prices quoted, and Eiobmoud'u name has been occa sionally mentioned, thougb iiO move has yet been made in his favor. CUP. 5 to 2 Progress (offered, 3 to 1 taken and wanted). 3 to 1 Mata (taken). 6 to 1 Odd Trick (taken). 10 to 1 Kichmond (taken and offered). 10 to 1 Suwarrow (offered). 10 to 1 Bothechild (offered). ICO to 7 Savanaka (offered). 100 to 6 Crystal (taken and offered ). STEEPLE. 2 to 1 Lucy (offered). 4 to 1 Intrepid (offered). 9 to 2 Helmet (offered). 6 to 1 Trigger (taken and off jrt d). 6 lo 1 Sultan (offered).
VICTORIAN COURSING CLUB. THE DERBY AND OAKS. [By Telegraph.] [From our own Correspondent.] Melbourne, May 19. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
VICTORIAN COUfiSIKG CLUB. Tub Dubby akd Oaks. [By Telegraph.] [Froa our own Correspondent.] Melbourne. Mav 19. The Derby atd Oaks meeting in connection ?with the Yictori&a Coaising Club took plvjs at Digger's Best to-day. ' DEEBT STAKES. Scvthe beat Gerald, Talboya beat Eobsrt the Devil, Kewa beat Crystalline, Young Roebuck beat Comrade, Pluto beat Graphic, Master Harry beat Chanter, Luko beat Bevenge, Ellet mere beat Fingo, Oas&box beat Exeter, Sir Peter beat Roseberry, Wine Cap beat Trafalgar, Sky high beat Hoyal Standard, Franciscan beat Critic, Minstrel Soy bsat Tivinni, Grand Flaneur beat Master Jack, Shy ran a bye. OAK STAKES. The Secret beat Oymbeline, Kosiere beat Tortoise, Maggie Eose beat Second Jenny Bell, TouDg Stella beat Laverock, Scissors beat BloeEom, Contest beat Clover, Duchess of Buoolcucb beat Lady Clive, Clone beat Ken, Lady Badinage beat Biot, Chatterer beat Jiompicg Gill, Kew Tilly beat Koyal Maid, Greyfe.ce beat Lucy Graham, Cinnamon beat Solo...
AT MORPHETTVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
At Moepheitville. It is rot ofrtn that we have tbe pleasure of seeing Mr. Hill abroad before 6 o'clock ia the mcruiDg, but loEg before the first train arrived at Morpbettville on Thursday tue St. Leonards trainer was on the racecourse with Annie Fir man, Bothschild, and Venus ; while Hsrry lot hill aleo sought to steal a march, and appeared a little before sunrise with Beppo and D.O.D. Annie Firman after doing slow cuDivir, vent a cepuai nva - luriong spin, and completed the distance in good time. Jiothecnild, accompanied by his lady, the goddtfE of love, weut oace round the tiairiiog track, cantering and trotting ; the pair were then brought on to the racecourse and sent a rattling first-olaeB gallop of If miles, the Gap conree, both going well, but Mr. Pile's ' crack' pulling over biB attendant all the way. Botha, child pleased us very much, and will make the beet of them travel next Thursday. D.O.D. and Eeppo did some useful canters, and both ao peared in good fettle. Souvenir an...
Country News. ARKABA, May 18. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
fento Jffito*, fFrom our Country Oorreipondents.1 AKKABA, Mat 10. The weather in this part of tbe colony is all that can be desired. The days are beautifully sunny after the good fall of rain we have had. Fully three inches of rain must have fallen. The crops are looking splendid, and the grass is growing fast. The ground is very boggy, and some farmers have had their houses completely begged. — The elections now being over things are quiet again. — The Blinman mail was a day late last week owing to tbe state of the roads.
BLACK SPRINGS, MAY 10. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
BLACK SPRINGS, Mat 10. We have had a good fall of rain, although not enough to make the water run much, but the land has bad a good soaking. All the early sown wheat is up, and the grass is coming on nicely. Sowing on the whole will be late.— I have not heard much complaint of late about the rabbit nuisance. Hares are becoming plen tiful towards the south end of the district, and wild ducks are numerous.