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GUICHEN BAY, MARCH 9. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
GTJICHEN BAiY- Mabch 9. The Lord Bishop of Adelaide helddivine ser vice in St. P-eter's- Church, Robe, last Sunday, and preached both taferning and evening; in the morning from 1 John, xyi, 31— -*'*Dp. ye now believe. ' During the service His iLbrdship held ? a confirmation, when several were, in a most solemn manner, (: confirmed.' - The' wanfof a few' free: seatsf is greatly Jelt in the church. ; We would draw the attention of the Oommittee to this 'want. Strangers -do aot like taking up seats paid for by others,- and rather -than do it, stop away.-^Several men from the4-oiling-down estabMshmentB, %hen in town theiother night, tooic it into iiheir head -to4' have a iark,3'- as it is by some called; but which in reality was- an unwarrantable - destruction j -of pro perty belonging to -:6everal parties. Their flrst; _3start —!wa&: on the- -beachj'-- where they threw boats over, cut'' 'Others adrift, smashed everything $hey came across, capsized tar barrels, and in^fact carri...
NOARLUNGA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
NOABLUNGA. ; A tea meeting was held in the wheat store be longing to Mr. Holmes, storekeeper, on the occa sion of the anniversary of the church Sunday-, school. About 60 children were regaled sump- ' tuously With all the good things appertaining to' such festive occasions. The Superintendent, Mr. Webb' and 'and all the toachers and the Incumbent, the Bev. E. K. Millar, were pre sent,landa large number of parents and friends, Who joined heartily with the children in the various igames and amusements after tea. At half-past 7, a lecture was delivered in the church on 'Ancient Prophecy,' by the Lacum bent, to a large and appreciative audience. Several pieces of music were sung by an efficient choir, under the leadership of the organist, Mr. J. B. Adams. A collection was made in aid of improvements to the church, which is second to none out of Adelaide. — The river dam is completed, and is as efficient in keeping back the salt water as a wire sieve. Iiear-Si'e opened forsome time, and w...
MORPHETT VALE, MARCH 5 [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
! MQR^^TT VALE, March ^ The bazaar on behalf of the building funds of ' the new Baptist Chapel was held on Tuesday arid. Wednesday^ in a large tent erected on the grourids belonging to thechapeL The display of; the useful audornamental articles Was very good, the tables being presided over by Misses Humphris, ? -Oraigs, sESrown, '-^Bfombly, ' and Daniels; Mesdames Hall, -Oliver'; ?Brown' Badger, ' fcnd'Teakle. During ' the £ day the weather -was very hot, but in the evening it was nice and cool, which induced a good com pany to ? visit and purchase at the stalls. Mr. Daniels discoursed on a harmoniuni; which greatly added to the pleasure of the evening.' -Notwithstanding that theft was neither lottery'; post-office; nor other objectionable' means used to effect sales, the amount of cash obtained, we understand, will amount to about £50 ; 4nd the articles' remaining on hand are reserved to form a supplementary bazaar at the opening 'of ;th6 chapel, which is expected to be on Gobi Fri...
MINTARO, MARCH 12. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
? MINTAEO, March '12.' I An amateur concert iaCi the benent-.pt , the Eoinan ^Catholic Chapel here was iheld in the, large , room of - the :: Devonshire -HpteL, -: The orchestraiWas jsisery tastefully arranged; being de iCoratedwith foliage and flowers.. ;The rpom was crowded,^ and' the whole affair , was a success. The programme was very longy and all jthe. vjaripus-fparts.were well ..donei T-TJie various chorueesjand glees were. sung.;by;aatrong b.ody. of amateurs, fi-otV ladies and gentlemen. } . 'The acconvpanin^nts by Mdlles, Penan.. r and. Bolanil were very mich admired, Miss;Dehau's rendering, jof :_-, Mooce's . . well-know^ . , ballad, ' Believe ,^ne if #SL, -fee,' with harp; acconvpani- .ment, was greatly, enjoyed. . Mr. Ohas. Beck mann,in '?Good bye, Sweetheart,' was loudly, and -deservedly ^ ^encored, as also io -&e se^co^ ipiece ;?' The .Standard Bearer/' He has a very,; .fine voice and knows how to use it. . .Miss Ryan sang several songs very sweetly,, and. with...
BRIGHTON. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
;!' BRIGHTON. March 9.— jPreaent^— Messrs. Burton (Chair man), Grozier, Smith, and -Johnson. Overseer' reported that satisfactory arrangement had been made with Messrs. Hornsby & Meek in reference to making , culverts over deep drains upon: Marion-road '.; also, that contract ' for cutting was being satisfactorily completed. The fol lowing works to; be proceeded; with— Embank- ment near. U ttanpran ilui (^nurch to be fenced in. ; 150 'yards of me tal to be delivered upon roads near, Major O'Halldran's ; six chains of road to be metalled near Sturt Post-Omce, and ?eight chain? of road near SeetionT.82/ leading to. Brighton; 50 yards blue inetal to be delivered upon Morphett Arms-road. Beceipts, £28 19s! ; payments, £42 2b. . '''.'
VICTORIA. Melbourne, March 7. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
u*\ TTpTpB.Ou ??????-:-:i- ; :. MelbQurne, ifflarchT. ' Mx. Ireland has resigned his seat inthe ExecutiVe Council. .... Yesterday a great, fire broke out in the subutban township of Collingwbod.. Ten houses were entirely destroyed; but no Xfe was lost. . ' ./;.,;. ,:../ '. : The Thyatira has cleared for London with 22,000 ounces' of gold, and 4,000 bal^sofwopL . ,.,-:'?„.?:'.:?. ,-;. ; - ? ?? '~:-A ; : Melbourne, jMarchd. -' A£ bush fire- near WUliainstown de^ atroyed aearly £500 worth, of fencing. ' x: is ,v .':~r-' MelboUrne,-Marcb. 9. ? The' Executive have deterni^ed' to »Ubw the law to take' its course in Wi.elan's case. V - \ Cleai^--Franklin, for London, with 3^0©0j*ates; of wool, and 1^200 bags of cog^feore! . t . ... .'/_.'.,?,.'-.' .\ A deputation will wait on the Commis^ sipner of Customs on Wednesday with re-' ferenee ; to the suggested ''admission of Spjith- Australian wines into Victoria , consequently Mr. D. Randall's return is f*Ml^)n]ed, as he will accompany the de p...
NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, March 7. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
? ? ' - ? ? ' — ? ' . NEW SOUTH WALES. .-?'''' Sydney, March 7. The Duke- of Edinburgh .arrived here last night. .''?'?? ' ; . Arrived— Egmont, from Hokitika, with dates to February 29. Sh& has 28,000 ounces of gold, andv210 passengers, prin cipally for the ?? ;:Maryborpugh diggings. The brig Fortune; .had/been; wrecked at Hokitika, and. 10 lives lost. - ; - .; :Sydheyj March 9. The ' members : of the ; Working Men' . Institute at Balmain ?'? have - given Mr. 'E. W. Cameron a complimentary picnic. - ??- Sydney, March 10. ' A nugget weighing 14 lbs. has been found in a bowling alley near Tamwbrfh Mrs. Mairy, fibberts' has subscribed £1,800 to the Randwick Asylum, and £1,000 to the Infirmary. The Assembly-sat last night till 12 o'clock discussing a 'motion to go into 'Committee on Supply, but no progress was made. - -^ ?'??' ?,?'?? ' Sydney, March 11. V BLB.H. tite I Duke [ot Edinburgh, JEarl Belmore^ and a thousand persons were at afancy.balL.i;, 4..'.,. .. \ -':i- ', ?:...;'...
TASMANIA. Melbourne, March 9. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
'?'???'? TASMANIA' ';: : -.-.-. - Melbourne, March ^. ; ^News from launcestbri to the dTth. ;. ? - Tjie intercolonial and Americaa- advices %ave caused' -a1 fttrther advance in the price of breadstiitts, and farmers are hold ing back. The quotations are flour, £15 to '£15 ;-lte. * old wheat, 7s., and new wheat fi»m 6s. 3d. M 6s. 4|d. Tie Water Bailiff reports to the Salmon Commissioners ?haying seen two salmon last week. Preparations are being made to net some^ .-, . . .: .'. . ,
THE Chronicle and Mail. SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 1868. THE ATTEMPTED MURDER OF PRINCE ALFRED. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
THE SATURDAY* MARCH 14, 1868. THE ATTEMPTED MURDER OF PRINCE ALFRED. We have received several letters on the subject of the dreadful attempt to assassinate the Duke of Edinburgh, but they are written too much under the evident impulse of uncontrollable indig nation to justify us in publishing them, seeing that they implicate others'besides the assassin. As yet the proof that the murderer is a Fenian is by no means complete. It is true the telegraphic reporters say so, but we all know that in the first heat of excitement very erro neous conclusions are often drawn, which calmer reflection and fuUer°infonoation subsequently correct. Suppose the would-be assassin should turn out to bi a maniac : this idea is surely not quite ridiculous, and in such an event the deed would be shorn of its deepest horror. At all events, [it is our duty to wait until we know the whole truth, before we condemn either national or religious parties. When such fearful outrages occur, of course the first impre...
THE LATE HARVEST. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
THE LATE HARVEST. Rarely if ever have the Government agricultural returns been looked for with so much eager anxiety as this year. The well-known failure of the crops and the consequent depression of the farming in terest have made people feverishly anxious! for the returns. We wished to know the very worst as soon as possible. All sorts of reports as to the average yield have been floating about on 'Change and elsewhere. Members of the .Go vernment who were supposed to have access to the most trustworthy informa tion on the subject have in meeting their constituents made ''guesses at truth.' Mr. Boothby; who was respon sible for making up the returns, has been wisely reticent as to. the probabilities of the yield. Until he could speak with certainty, he would not speak at all. We understand that both the Government and Mr. Boothby have been anxious to give the public the information which they had a right to get as early as pos sible. Last year the returns were published at the clo...
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION OF THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH. Sydney, March 12. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
teleeeSotc new§, ?*?— ^^~ ... [From Messrs, Greville & Co. (Beater's Agents) ; '/ .&? S. A, Advertiser.] ' - ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION OF THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH. ™ Sydney, March 12. The Prince was stot at twice at tike Bailors' picnic. .One ball lodged in his 4- back. The man who fired was arrested on the spot. .-The sailors would have lynched himJtadtheyibeen allowed. The assassin declared Jhimiudf a, Dublin man It is ho^%g|ba31 wffl be extracted without much risk. ^SECOND TEIiEGBAM.] :., ,-.=:?: '..*- / iSydney, 7.55 p.m. .-..;.? The Duke has been removed to Govern:-' ment House. He has bled profusely, and Is very weak.' The second ball hit George; Thorn in the leg.- Tjiere is intense exciter ment in the city, and crowds are near Hie : gates of Government House waiting for newB. His Royal Highness is suffering great pain, but no danger is apprehended. The assassin is said to be a recent arrivals named Farrell, an active -Fenian. '- Sydney, March 13, 9.22 am. OTarrell ...
GOVERNMENT TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
GOVERNMENT TELEGRAMS. [On Friday nuirning the Chief: Secre-. tary telegraphed to ^e Chief Secretary ipf Iffew Souths ^ TS1^, lassang ^at/,^ bulletins xespecting -iihe Duke, of pdiri-r '-??Cx.% burgh, might be telegraphed '['&?,'$$£ ^ ? ; colony astiiey appeared in Sydney, ^he. .'- X r following have been sent in. answer, to the; .'''?'?' request, j - ; i: - .: . :. '?.'?':'?'=?.'.''?. T\-l ;. . ; .''.'' Sydney, 4 p.m. ? ; -y His Royal flighness is still progressing -j -;'? favorably'; out of pain. Breathing freely, : r ;? in possesuoh of all; his faculties. XfuUet not yet extracted. '.i-; r* ? -fj -, \ f: ... Sydney, 5.40 p.m. Tb.e Prince* has gone off into tranquil sleep, the best^since he was shot. A monster indignation meeting held . at Hyde Park and Pavilion, upwards of 2»,0QQpresent. Every shop and placer of business in the city, including Telegraph Office, were closed as a mark of respect, from 3 p.ini to 5 p.m., during the meet ing The bullet is not extracted yet, and...
SMITHFIELD, MARCH 12. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
: SMiTHFIELP, &ARCH 12. The Smithfield -Lpdge^ of Oddfellows cele .b'rated their, anniversary on Tuesday night by a public dinner, which Host Hubble set before liein ', in his ubial ^pod style., , 3*'&. Talbot was in the cnair,jand,P,.Gr. Styles in theyice chair.) After the tables .were cleared, the re ^nainder of the night was devoted to pleasure ; the toasts usual on such occasions were done ?justice ; to, and the time not occupied in amus ing conversation, -was filled up .with some ex cellent singing. ?_ The health of the Chairman and yice-chaiiuianj Hos$, and Press, brought up the rear, after which the brothers departed for home all happy and sober.
SANDERGROVE, MARCH 6. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
SANDERGROVE, March 6. What with red rust, take-all, and cater pillars, the wheat crops have turned out very badly in this neighborhood, in most cases worse than was anticipated, being not only short in quantity but the quality generally very inferior, and making yery indifferent flour.^-rl expect the coming elections will cause a .little excitement, for a time,-]and it is to. be hoped the electors. of the colony will take measures to return men of talent and energy for legislators in the present critical state of the country. We have had fearfully hot weather for thn last .six or seven 'days. A few days ago a fire broke outinMr. Manuel's paddock, hear the school house. Some .of -die scholars first discovered it and gave the alarm. Fortunately most of the neighbors were at home to 'dinner, so there was soon a good muster .ready and., willing to aid in staying tie progress of 'the devpuiing element, most of the school children assisting. ! The fire was speedily ertinguished, . only a ...
TWO WELLS, MARCH 12. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
': ? ,'?? '.-. T;WO;t#B't^il'MARCH^12. ';.?';:??'? The Two Wells Annual! Eaces came off on Wednesday,: March- 11, in a paddock -belonging: to : Host Cowan, adjoining' the township; -'The weather Was all that could be 'wished- for oh jb, summer'a day,=the Bkywas- beautiful and cleat with alovely; sea; brsezej and there was* %bod ?gathering df » both isexes from a good 'distance. She course, which wastion^ virgin soil* ?never; brokeu up, thouga 4ry and ih&wL':was 'rary goodracingground. -There were several carts' with ufrui^ ana Mr. IWickham^i ^ ba2aars and -Mt- Cowan hada booth, and all siSemedto bet doing a very fair toade. Starter^ Mb. Lewis j President, Mr. -Thomas Irish 5 Treasureri' Mr.t James Cowan; Stewards, Messrs. T.' Irish, H. 31 1 lioe, J. : Carson, and - Cowan. ????; ; First Eaee^-Maidens,a purse of five guineas, open -to all -bones that -shad --never 'i run »»? any advertised race, one mile: and a half; one. event ; entrance, 10s; -Horses centered— Mr. WadSs OaBt...
THE WILLUNGA SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
THE WILLTfNGA SHOW. ; Among the few incidents of annual recurrence that relieve the monotony of life in our more important country townships are the agricul tural and horticultural shows. At these gather ings- people assemble from all parts, -and include rich and poor, young and old, all being alike interested in their success. There can be no doubt they are productive of beneficial results, for they serve to encourage a species or rivalry which is most desirable and highly conducive to the good of the colony. On Thursday, March 12, the annual show, under -the auspices of the Willunga Agricultural and Horticultural Society, took place ;' and from «n early hour in jthe morning that delightfnUy-situated town ship was the scene of more 'tb&n ordinary anima tion The Show as regards the number of exhibits was not bo 'successful as on pre vious occasions. 'There was'-, but ; one reason assigned as the cause of tbis, and that one reason -was red rust. The tanners, it seems, althoug...
TRURO, MARCH 11. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
TRURO, March 11. On Friday, the 6th instant, an inquest was leld at the Crown Inn, touching the late disas. ?trouB.nre which happened on the Sunday pre; respectable JursTwas ^^#nei!ed|sa& wu&* evidehceof John Laurie, Mr. and Mrs. Kittle. anoT~Tho8. Omcks having been taken, the Coroner carefully investigated ihej evidence and VemarkedHhat a great* tnanjf ^more^ fires' \odk place here this -season tfaairastial;- 'and wxpreased as his opinion that, great carelessnesp had ibeen, manifested .in. most ;of; ?'[ fhepiV -bjr.'.lfiavjng,' the^ sfnimpV of . tr^eff'bn.Vfiwi ^er ' J»!$tt?^priuiig. \ Theyuiy atter a short rejbwement ,rieturned,,,a. verdict that the, pause, of fire r w^. j puire^a^-;; dental, and added thajbion facco^pt of,^jier hot windson the |day, pf the jfijte, thgy- , wer^ ,:unablB to arrive , at ai^'.iiatislftctory' conplusj^nas-'tOf the immediate£brig1n of 'the'i£e.rr:A^fe*j rpughs frpm.theflliurray hayg graced oxji:, Pjplice ^cells' recently. ' ... Jp-neL o...