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EXPORTS OF COLONIAL PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
EXPORTS OF COLONIAL PRODUCE. Return of all wheat, flour, bread, and grain, the produce of South Australia, exported during^ the week ended Saturday, March 7, 1868 :— Port Adelaide— ,„„, Flour ... ? 430^ tons. Bran and pollard ... ... 42 tons. Oats' :.. ?? ? T- V. Port MacDonnell— '.Wheat ... ... ? 15 qrs. Mann'um— / _ Flour -.. ? ??? 5 tons. ; .????? Total. Wheat ... ~ ? 15 qrs. Flour ... ? ??? 4-J5J tons. Bran and. pollard ? 42 tons. Oats ... - -? ??? 1 V.
GLENBURN, MARCH 11. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
r J^lMs^^^JStAmm-LL I Last weekfl&e most .noteworthy feature of . news was a bush fire;1 wMBhiagpd;ikr the scrub just back of the .paddocks of Messrs. Collins, : T. JPrice, and MufidgSck, on Thursday, the 5th, About j midday ;tbs '.gre^.wMjohserwed.^to.be nearly :close;tp the, .line^- of ^fence, and imme diately all the available strength ,was~ in re quisition, and by ; -dint /-s£ : burning against the fire it was jchecked\be|ore; reaching : the Bad docks, However,; it -broker out again next day, and, aidedby the extreme heat,- aad the dryne^s of tire grass, .burned /'jdthjfgreat fury, and it is. be,lieye-L that; 'bujb^ for; a' fortunate change pi wind much greater damage woiddhavejesulte 1.. There Js a strong *nspicion that it was noacci denfc-— All last week the weather jRas«xtremely hot and sultry, I ^hiiik : the. longest spell of hot weather we have had/ ,-for jthe . seasonxfrPvery-: thing is yery'' 'dull, an-i onT;new,spjLece of road seems to be in no danger of being «n...
FREELING, MARCH 12. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
FREELING- March 12. Gui -Monday last a meeting was -held at the. Railway Hotel, composed cMeny of distressed farmers, the object being to take the necessary steps to organise a monster deputation' of really distressed farmers, to -wait upon the . Govern ment -with a view of obtaining a loan of seed wheat. There were about 20 j-ereons present, and 'Sfr. ' JTTtarvey having~1'been-propbsed as Chairm'^i^alutSrisVere passed in accordance with^-ftfl^aouQ ?ggjifention. It was rather a - tough job amon^st^iiose- presentHiei-detertHiae * as to whether Ahe depntEytion-^shpuldjgOrdirect to the G«^cnor/or the' Chief Secretary.' As there were similar- meetings being held at two other,; plapesviin'idiffeyent. parts, :.of -i the country (ymv^iet jsame ^dajjjit waajpesolved that,_a nieeting bl. the thi^rseverat^CommitteeB should takip^place bn.^Caesday, the jfjfth,j 's^*^ : place;; ahdr the^ Ckimmil^tees we^e , empp^rerec to)i^BfaniiiBae^xj ^^B^ioi. 'iSpa'rijpng QuOh^ objects ,of .ihe several .meet...
CLARENDON, MARCH 9. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
CLARENDON, Mabch 9. , Bush fires have been raging during the past week round Mount Bold, . in the Meadows, and at Eyre's Flat and in some instances have burnt a considerable amount of fencing. — The Wesleyans held, their bazaar during: the .4th and 5th. Mesdames— AUen, Fox, Hardy, Wright, Burgess, and Broadberit kept the stalls, andrMrs. T. Jacobs, of the -Cherry Gardens, the. refresTiriient department, with her usual good humor and capital management. The takings altogether amounted Jo £100. . The money is to ;be appropriated to liquidating the debt of the .. Circuit, and that on the Mission , House. — A.' Coroner's inquest was -held before Mr. E. J. Peake and a respectable Jury— Mr. Joseph ?Hardy being foreman— on the body of a.lad named Edward Lattea, who died at the Police,- ' Station on the 6th. The evidence proved that the boy continually ran away, 'from his father's house, and that he had been lurking near the -premises of Mr. (Thos^ Sinims, who had often, supplied him with f...
CLARE, MARCH 11. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
i CLARE, Makch 11: : : Gn Friday, the 6th instant^the r-3tarn match between the Auburn and Clare'' Cricket Clubs took place at Auburn. Mr. Henry 3owley adfed as umpire for' the Clare team, and Mr. Smith for Auburn. The wickets were pitched . soon after 11 o'clock a.m. The Auburn captain ? having won the toss, sent in the Clare men first, - and, after some very good and exciting play on both sides, the Clare eleven. made the good ' score of 116 runs. The Auburn team then took to the willow, and made 92 runs. In the second innings Clare made 61 runs, after some .very hard fighting, the bowling of the Auburn men being very good, the first five overs being given for 3 runs. The Auburn ' team again resumed the bat, and had one wicket down, with no runs in the first over. Some few runs were' made, and night coming on, there was no time to play the match out. The captain of the Auburn team requested that the stumps should be drawn, which was imme diately done by Mr. Bowley, the Clare umpir...
COMPLIMENTARY SUPPER TO MESSRS. EVERARD AND BLYTH AT GOOLWA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
CKMVEPLIMEISTABT SUPPER TO MESSRS. EVERARD AND BLYTH AT GOOLWA. ? The proposed candidates for the representa tion of Encounter Bay were entertained at a complimentary supper at Varcoe's Hotel^ Goolwa, on Thursday night, March 12. The supper, we understand, had been, arranged within forty-eight hours, and the manner in which it was got up reflected credit upon Host and Hostess Varcoe. Mr. Thomas Goode, sen. , J.P., occupied the cnair, ani-mr. Jiawara Button the -rice-chair. The loyal toasts having been dtfy honored, . . . . . ??-'_, Mr. B. JP. Laurie, S.M., proposed '.The Ministry,' coupled with the names of Messrs. Reynolds, Glyde, and Santo. He remarked that in view of the important questions needing decision it was very gratifying 't6~*now;tbat' there were men at the helmyin -whom they had such confidence as the 'present Ministry. The present was a time of great perplexity and. anxiety, but notwithstanding this' they could rely on.- the -Ministry, because thsy were weil: acquainte...
COMMERCIAL FEDERATION. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
COMMERCIAL FEDERiTIGlff. .We publish: a -very important telegram from our ^Melbourne correspondent, which deserves ymote than '-a passing; notice. For some, time back, the lovers of good native wines in Melbourne, have been anxious that the three shilling'duty should be removed, so that the excellent v wines which we are now producing might be placed in the market there. at. a mode-* : rate price. It is a curious fact, that the f Melbourne people are more anxious about '?\ihis matter than ~we are here.- It has r*.iieen discussed In Various ways. Dr.. Bleasdale and the gentlemen of the Con noisseur's Club, have loudly called for the removal of the vexatious duty ;'-memb4rs' of the Government -have admitted that the request \ was a reasonable one ; but -with all: this j it must be confessed .that: the people of* South Australia, who have the greatest interest of all In the settlement of the question have, been rather ^apathetic about it.- Two or . three vignerons, and notably Mr. D. R...
COUNTRY NEWS. STOCKPORT, MARCH 12. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
COONTRF NEWS. ? . — m ? - - [From our Country Correspondents.] STOCKPORT, Maech 12. A meeting of farmers took place at the Stock port Hotel on Monday, the 9th instant, for the purpose,, as advertised, - of arranging a plan in jconcert with the districts . of Mudla . Wirra and - I%ht.to, secure seed wheat from the Goyern unent.'; The attendanbe^was, taking into con siderajiaii ; the .importance of the object, by no means large, and proceedingsi which should have commenced at 2 'o'clock, were' delayed another weary hour. Mr. Manuel, Chair man of the District Council, occupied the. chair, and enteredfuliyinto details respecting the business of the nreetLag,: and also read resolutions and other '..- Correspondence . :frbnk 'the districts above referred to through Mr. P. rCal lier, Secretary to the movement. I do not think the interests of .** needy -farmers' would be in the remotest degree promoted by a full; report pf the proceedings.; for I think it highly probable that should the Hon...
ITALY. Florence, January 10. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
. ?. :-. ITALY. S^'\r':. ?' ? ... . I Florence, January.10.- ???;'-= The reoiganisatibn-of theltsilian ; Minis-1; try has been completed iy'XSeneialMenar^ brea. The new Cabinet is - as follows i^ Presidentof i the ^Ministerial JOouncil.and 'I Ministerjof Foreign Affairs, Gren! Mena brea ;.- Miuister ^^i^f L^ffi^Eaterior^ s^ignor' Cordova ^'MuSstier ?bJ ;KnjLnce^;^ignor; Mxnisterj^f ^~Jii^nce,\ ^ignor^iFjlippo ^ Minister of PabHc- JfetitationSj kSignorv Broglio ; AGnister jof iPabiije fflovkg \ J Big nor Cantellr ; and MiniBtef-df -t^effenne^1 Signor fti&zbbei^ '^J; ^.fA;^^^^
AUBURN RACES. UPPER WAKEFIELD TURF CLUB. SECOND DAY—THURSDAY, MARCH 12. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
\ ^AUBURN EA0ES. IJPPERfWAkEFIELD TUBF CLUB: Second' Day— Thuesdat, Mabch 12.' The morning was ushered in with quite a cool atmosphere, after the heavy dew the previous night, which led us to Relieve .that we were to be favored with a somewhat' more pleasant -day ; hut about'9 o'clock the cloadswere overhanging the elements, aid : the rA.ys~of.the sun came down-in full power^ and the consequence was a real close, scorching day. There were not so ;many'persoaa present in the, early part of the afternoon as tn,ere would, have been, because ' of the suddpji ' death in the mom-; ing t-f an old} resident in .Auburn, ' Mr. P. 'Curren, who has -for many years kept the Auburn Pound. This is not the only- cir eumstabce that tended to lessen the atten-. dabce.r Another old. and respected set tier, Mr. Fagan,: departed this life yesterday ^(Wednesi day), 'and-il|te funeral taking place to-day,' of course debarred many persons, who .would have been'-1iete, from ;being present. As. was the case ...
PRUSSIA. Berlin, January 10. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
... ..-;.- PBXJSBIA. A V.™-I -. ? - ,d; i Berlin, ^anuar-y lO-i--~ The: longhand ''animate^ dispassionih the ChAy^^b^^fip^^^^^i^^tii^ the ?ai3*»t^E'Jfen?3^^*4» a .^eniberi^ the Pcassian fjt-«sfcj-ior. words ^poJfcen ini debate, terminated on 'the 8th instant1' with 'a. ??d^^^^yit^ry^i^-j^JtSt^ild:'- A series of ;resplu^bnswerie passed^ t'iMng strong' grou^^' |nr:fe.vorj of I fi^e^oin-oj speech'; '-'* V^.-ro lv'-.o ?-::.; -'~--i--l:- ,:%--.? ?-?]? ,i;-v
RUSSIA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
:;;;';;V y:::2 wm&'^y. .?.^??^t-* ExtenEiye gold mines have ^pepnjcl^j covered onr Termination Ialandj about' -SO' miles.fromJPort May,1 in Russian Sib6ria!*I A pe^on.ywhp^Jias seen specimens of the ore pronounces the whole iouiitiy* particularly/ aaeh in ^old; The Russians,1, however,' i-'-are v very ;'^^ilbus.|^ .and ^^Ixad , driven away a parly --f Some'SOO^hiiSi^ men who were^^SS^^^igK^^tie'gold is said to be foui^-in^rotten..-.-juaTtz, and ako surface diggings. ' ^.^1 .
UNITED STATES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
. U2SITJSD ;? STATES. !,V: ?y.; Resolutions censuring - the ' President' for removiiig 7 (Jenpral. SEeridstn *i$&} thanking General' -^^Lt.' for upholding CfengKas^vwere^ppited in ±he House.; --.£ .'.-?'. In the Senate, on ±he 8th instant, the = ' WS. to^revent tb,e further contracHon o| the ctkrreiacvand^^ke^h^^diSc^ power^|ri-m the Secretary: of theJ^Bsej^/ BJuy' of-!«ontBac*ing -'M* was' fofeEkii£^ ;upj 'and discussed at considerable ieng^h^ 'fjut no definite ri^^o^^as taken |]^Qn.; ; it. v. - ?^P^^jRtjBp'8 jdyubji itjaydz .what it willpaa&jras there seems tp i fee va-v gj'ewing* Reeling ,among :jSehiit&rs0Taiid^ SepresentetiveB - tttal . ti^ f^rtKe)?ie^jtfi-i Bion' of ^^.cun^ency i^^gife^'^^inp'feifls! fi^sSj stagnation, flnddeppession^grfevail ^g all overOthe Country to ^dMap^earJ Sjviepjrbod^ w:ic^ing'--*iliJ^--^iteB,'.'-aii& '^ikost -toything io^.i»g-tih^^crj;ij'' '^.pl'., ,T | A qoint ; resolution has. been jpassed.Ee- qjiesting the' Pjesident...
WEST INDIES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
: ; ? j ; ;; ', . -^'iWE^T/tN^uJS- K ^:.; KJaptain-Greneral liersundi has addressed the people of Cuba on national aflairs;;: Hs -says that it was ^dy afte^opSitatiAn5' 4hat he consented to aceept the.«ottiip.and| !of ^ the island,, the Queen, ;and Ministers being ^^ fully _impressedfwith the^gravity of1, the situation when they selected him for the position. ? ?-?- ?'?----?;: js ;-??=-? r-'.c: i-,-'^ , ?_? ? At Sir. Johns, Porto iRicQ, on ! jBecember; '29, slight shocks of an earthquake were Jelt^ ^ but the ^'people have become so -accustomed to theui that no alarm 'was Caused, --i --? '-r .F-.'.:i--.:-.;'; ;_.'?'?'? ..r-i: .':!:( ,f =._*.:.?:
PUBLICANS AND POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
PUBLICANS ASTD POLITICS. Our morning contemporary recently had an article entitled 'Burlesquing Public Opinion,' the writer taking as his text the action of our old acquaintance Michael Kenny, who has for some time past made himself very active in getting up 'public meetings at Freeling. It is true Michael keeps a public-house, and that the meetings and drinkings take place at !»??« house; it is also just possible that the meetings are.not always as extensive as the drinkings, and ill-natured people may insinuate that Host Kenny does not en force punctuality in ' taking the chair.' All this is admitted; but on behalf of Kenny we feel bound to say that he was a politician before he was a publican, and just as active then as now. 'When resi dent at Sheaoak Log he kept a 'vivid and rigorous eye' on things in general, and often favored the lieges with a ' colonial synopsis,' under the pseu donym of 'Sheaoak.' We feel bound to say^ihus much for an old friend, who commenced in politics lo...
THE NORTHERN TERRITORY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
THE NORTHERK TERRITORY. i. There is np.dpubt that public patience is becoming rapidly exhausted with regard to the Northern Territory business. Nearly every candidate is questioned as to his views upon the subject, and the alleged procrastination of the Govern ment is very freely canvassed. Now that Captain Cadell has returned, and given in his report, pebple want to know why the Government do not at once either act upon that report or state their intention of not doing so/ The time within which: the surveys must be made-^-if made at all— is quickly drawing to a close, and there is, on all sides, a demand for a settle ment of this question one way or the other. Still— provoking as the hesitancy of the Government is, it is not exactly ' procrastination' on their part. It may be want of confidence, or want of courage, or want of money, or want of union in the Cabinet, but whatever may be the real cause of loss of time, it is not that the Government are postponing the con sideration of...
THE MAIL SERVICE—NEW ZEALAND VIEWS OF VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
THE MAIL SERVICE— NEW ZEA LAND VIEWS OF VICTORIA. It would seem that there are always two sides to every question, even that of the Postal Contracts about which so much has been said and written. The Otago Daily News of 22nd ultimo devotes a leader in reply to the strictures of the Argus on the Panama service. The writer alleges an intent, from interested motives on the part of the Argus sup porters, to prejudice the Panama service. and points out that the absurdity and mistake of the thing is, that Victoria is permitted the full enjoyment not only of abusing the service, but also of using it. He admits that 'the Panama service has not answered all .the expectations which were conceived of it for postal purposes,' for the precise reason that ' because of the Panama service the Directors of the P. & 0. Company took good care to im prove the Suez service ;' but he urges further that ' if the Panama service were withdrawn the chances are that the Suez service would relapse into...
THE COMING ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
THE COMING ELECTIONS. We observe— and with much satisfacr tion — that many of the constituencies are catechising candidates upon their inten tions with reference to the insolvency laws of this province, and certainly either the object contemplated by those laws is a very bad one, or — if good — there never were laws worse calculated to effect a good obiect.- On all sides it is felt, and declared, that a sweeping reform in this department of the public service is re quired. Not, however, that our Parlia ments have been chargeable' with indiffer ence on the'matter. Many attempts have been made to deal with the subject, but its difficulties and intricacies have, so far, proved too many for colonial statesman ship. Neither have the enemies of con stitutional government much ground in this fact for exultation. The same failure has ^characterised every attempt of the Imperial Parliament, where a new Insolvency Bill, or at least a debate 'with reference to the subject, is looked for every ...
THE NORTHERN TERRITORY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
THE MQBTHEEN TERRITORY. ...''*' 'It will .be seen fram our report of £he' A-jflhiner at - Yicbor .''Harbor . tliat the ' ^Government policy respecting the jSS&rthern4 Territory is at last declared. , phe Treasurer distinctly avowed it as the iSelief of the Government that the land could not be surveyed ^within the ; time fixed by the Act, and stated that the policy pi the liovernment is one ot compromise. uJfe': 'will be proposed' to Parliament -^££iat holders of land . orders de siring to see their cash again shall have it, .but that . ..those . who prefer having land be allowed an enlarged area, and ani ; extended time i j in ^wnicn to choose it. ' It is. now certain that the Government policy, if persisted in, commits the colony to the payment ot £90,000 or £100,000, if it should be asked for. We suppose that as aTesult of the decision of the Cabinet, no expedition will at present be sent to the North Coastj for : the -3overninerit would not go to such an expense without ...
THE LONDON POOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
THE LONDON POOR. In the present state of affairs in South Australia, in the present condition of our . revenue and our commerce, it requires ^ considerable buoyancy of spirits to regard ^ ' things as they are ' complacently, or to . : look hopefully on our future prospects. With the drought fresh in our memories, . with the knowledge that our laboring classes are to a disproportionately large extent looking to the Government instead of to the soil and private enterprise _ipr employment ; with the red rust spreading want, ruin, and insolvency among our a,griculturists, it would be very difficult to join in those glowing descriptions of our adopted land in which old colonists used to delight. Still, there is a bright tide to things. Despite all the freaks of she seasons, we have more com, wine, and butter, more sheep and cattle, than we can ourselves consume, and we do not think the time is yet come when, out of our hiiiq we shall cease to dig ' brass. ' It is impossible to deny, even...