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GLANVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
, GLANVILLE.: March' 9. -^Present — AIL Three' tenders rev ceived for work to embankment; that of Mr. Hugh Quin, jun., accepted, 'at £3 17s. 6d..per chain. Received a: letter from Mr. W. Christie recommending the Council to prevent' the nui sance occasioned 'by pigs arid goats running loose in the district. Mr. Hugh, Quin, jun., applied for the office of Ranger, whioh was accepted. Receipts, £8 6s.,; payments, nil.
VICTORIA. March 3, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
VICTORIA. [From our Melbourne Correspondent.] March 3, 1868. At length we have the official announce ment in a Gazette extraordinary issued last night of the meeting of our new Parliament. The Houses will assemble formally on Friday in next week for the purpose of swearing in the new members, and the business of the session will commence on Tuesday, the 17th. It is thought that the incoming mail will in the meantime bring replies from the Home Govern ment to : important despatches from here, in cluding probably the aidress of the Legislative Council. .-.??--? It would appear that the temper of the op posing parties in Parliament has been in no way improved by the dissolution. A determi nation is. already finding expression on the part of the minority to offer a most determined opposition to the schemes of ihe Ministry. It is understood that a Supply Bill for a large amount will be brought in, to enable the Government to carry on with, but t'ris will be strenuously opposed as unconst...
CATHOLIC EDUCATION COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
^DA^HOLIC EDUCATION COUNCIL. The usual monthly meeting of the above Council vaa held at St. Francis Xavier's Hall, on Tuesday evening. Pjne-en-— The Vicar Geueral in the chair, the Yen. Archdeacon Russell, Revs. C. A. Reynolds, T. Murphy, and ilessra. Hewitt, J. W. Egan, Gleeson, and the D reetor-Generai. _ ? The minutes of the last meeting were read and c nfirmed, and the. petty cash passed for payment. The ledger and monthly statement of ..accounts were laid upon the table, and several small accounts for vrintiner and other items ordered to be paid. The Director-Geheral then read the follow ing report: — . 'I have the honor to report that since last meeting, I have inspected the YankaiiUa, Nor wood, and the town schools, and examined those of Yankalilla, Virginia, and Salisbury. 'TheYankalilla school is inconvenient as re gards the size, an! is in fact in no way adapted as a permanent school. I was nble, however, at a meeting of the Local Board, presided over by the local Pastor, ...
VICTOR HARBOR. DINNER TO MESSRS. W. EVERARD, M.P., AND N. BLYTH. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
VlCTOB, HA53BOR. DINNER TO MESSRS. W. EVERARD, M.P., AND N. BLYTH. ? ' : On Wednesday evening, March II, a compii .jnentary, dinner was given to Mr. ~W. Everard, 1MLP,, and Mr. N. Blyth, both of whom are candidates for the representation of the ]5n . counter Bay District at the ensuing elec tions. . The pinner inras i)rovided by Host Greenfield ..in'- the, large room of 'the Crown ['Hotel, and' was 'duly. appr^iiated 'by about 30 eentlemen' who iat.dowit to partake of it The .chair: was .'.taken by Mr. . B. - p. Aiaurie, S.M., who 'was supported by the'.. guests of I.the evening, the -Treasurer (Hon. T. ^Reynolds), 'iSie, Commissioner of Public Works (Hon. IP, i Santo), the . Commissioner of Crown . I^nds (Hon. X. Clyde), and Captain'pouglas.^ 'nUbe- idee-chau' was -occupied Jby . MJr.' A,J F. IdndBay,'iT.P, At the conclusion of tne repast, IMr. T, X'Tifei i3ie Secretery of the committee, read letters of apology for non-attendance from 3fo.*~$r Acraman, Xieu^.^Iobei Wigging ^nd JMr....
THE OPEN COLUMN. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
THE OPEN COLUMN. [This portion of our paper is set apart for free interchange of opinion on topics of public interest, subject to . the usual rules of news paper correspondence. We are riot, how ever, to be regarded as endorsing the views of our correspondents, whose statements are made solely on their own. responsibility, and are pub lished whetbei in favnr of the general nolicv of the paper or opposed thereto. Neither do we undertake to defend any proceedings at law which may result from these letters. Anony mous letters and letters written on both sides of the paper are declined. Manuscripts are in r.o case returned. We have also to. explain that we frequently insert in this journal letters previously addressed to the Advertiser, or to the Express and Telegraph, and which, therefore appear in the Chronicle at the same time with the replies, and other com munications elicited.]
OUR LAND SYSTEM. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
OUR LAND SYSTEM. TO THE EDITOE. _ Sir— -The question of our land system is ex citing a good deal of discussion, and there ap pears to be a wide-spread desire for a change. The sooner this question is dealt with the better, as the very uncertainty is in itself sufficient to account for the falling-off in the land sales.' The importance of the subject is my excuse for troubling you with a suggestion on it. Our present svsteni of selling Crown lands is creating an absentee landlord class, which is allowed on all hands to be a great evil. Already the rents sent out of the colony to absentee landlords amount to nearly £400,000 annually. Our present system encourages a reckless ex penditure in times of prosperity, as these people have confidence, and invest money in land, and it intensifies and prolongs periods of depression, because, when the Reaction begins, one principal source of revenue falls off, as at the present time Now, I think that most of the difficulties about the Crown Lands...
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
TO THE EDITOE. ' Sir — Now that the grand change is to be made for our common country, every man who values the privilege of universal suffrage ought to be up arid at work for a great and grand cause, namely, the saving of this country from universal ruin.' First and foremost is the land question, not merely its repeal, but when we repeal the present Act, to be prepared to substitute, some thing better in its stead. It is useless for can didates to come forward and abuse the present Act without . being prepared with something better in its stead. It is easy to find great, big, .empty .words, such as were spoken at the Blumberg meeting. One candidate spins a. fine long yarn about a system .which he calls a ' Land Bill,' a thing which is as hard to .be unravelled as the Gordian knot We want something simple, something that may be .seen through by every humble man in the pro-' vince. And, as an elector, I would suggest the following first principles as the basis on which a new Land Bil...
THE CATHOLIC SCHOOL EXAMINATIONS.. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
THE CATHOLIC SCHOOL EXAMI NATIONS.. TO THE BbrXOE. Sir— Of the examinations which have been concluded at St. Francis Xavier's Hall, under the superintendence of the Very Rev. T. Woods, I cannot write in terms too commen datory. These exercises have reflected the highest credit upon teachers and pupils, whilst to a large assembly of visitors, it must have been abundantly clear that without vigilant and most unremitting attention on the part of masters such admirable results could' not have' been achieved. The new hall presented a really gay and brilliant appearance. Already bright and lightsome, it seemed to borrow ad ditional beams of sunshine from so many youth ful countenances all radiant with delight as they looked forward to their hopes of success in the distribution of premiums. I may indeed venture to say that the intellectual treat pre sented to a numerous array of parents and friends could not easily be surpassed. The amount of useful information displayed by the pupils, the...
THE DISTRICT COUNCILS ACT. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
THE DISTRICT COUNCILS ACT. TO THE EDITOR. Sir — As you were good enough to send a re porter to the ratepayers' meeting held at the Dry Creek on the 10th ultimo, perhaps you will have no objection to- publish a few remarks bearing upon the facts and opinions discussed at that meeting in relation to the District Councils Act. The few ratepayers of Tatala who got up the meeting, and took subsequent action in the Adelaide Police Court on - the resolutions then adopted, were not actuated by any hostile feeling towards the members of the District Coudcil, or the others, who made up ths dozen to make the shilling rate ; but because they saw and felt for the many, that it would press too heavily on their half-ruined means. True, at the eleventh hour, the Council seemed willing to give work in the most urgent caseB of need, by small con tracts or day work, but as four or five hundred could not participate in that benefit, some would have to be distressed to support the rest. It was, therefor...
PASTORAL LEASES. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
PASTORAL LEASES. TO THE BDITOE. Sir — I see that a number of persons whose relations or friends are largely interested in squatting matters are coming forward as candi dates for the next elections. Will you inform the public when the leases valued by Mr. Goyder for renewal, and hot affected by the Act of hist session, will fall in, and when they will have to be offered for sale? This is important, as one candidate, who is well known to be the writer of the articles in your paper on the South-East, has in one of those articles opened a fresh ques tion in relation to squatters' improvements. I am, Sir, &c, - AN ELECTOR. Adelaide, March 2, 1868.
QUEENSTOWN AND ALBERTON. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
QUEENST70WN AND ALBERTON. ? Marcli .9.— Piesent — .Messrs. $., , Wjilaon (Chairman), v W. Short, and B. Mockridge. Memorial from '43 ratepayers and other inhabi tants,1 praying Council to ''annul present assess-' ment and have another $ 'Clerk to inform memo- ' rialiflts that having 'complied with District ' Councils; Act in- every particular, Council have no power to make any alteration in assessment of present year; ; ' Resolved, 'that a vacancy has occurred in the Council through non-attendance of a member. -- Payments, £16 9s 6d.
PORTLAND ESTATE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
PORTLAND 'ESTATE. March1 2.iJ-:Messrs. King and Hieatt. No quorum.- ' '? - ' :i- ' ' - ' March 9.-r-Presenfr- All members. . Works Committee. reported:that the works were going on slowly on account of want ,of silt. , Glerk to ? write' Marine Board requesting a fair proportion of silt for the Estate. 'Resolve, that after Wellington-street' is finished' that the footpath be continued from Glare-street to Wellington street. ' Messrs. Jones and Pudney : agreed to cart silt and sand as per former contract. Clerk to inform Mr. Pudney that he could take sand from the Estate las' long as he did not leave holes or rende'r the Toads dangerous. ' .' '
YATALA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
YATALA March 9.— Present— AIL Reeeiyed from Poundkeeper, Salisbury, 10a., moiety of Ranger's fees. Rate made 18th November, by meeting of ratepayers, having been quashed, resolved, unanimously, that a rate of sixpence in the pound on assessment of the district be. made by the District Council. From Crown Lands Office, circular with new form of appli cation for grant in aid of rates. Clerk's salary increased £15 per annum Paid, £78 10s. Clerk to invite tenders for breaking stone, stacked on Coker's and other roads :— For 200 yards Stockade stone and 200 yards of shingle on Hampstead-road ; for 200 yards shingle on from Nailsworth to North-East-road ; for 500 yards shingle or limestone in Tarn O'Shanter.
YANKALILLA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
YANKALILLA. March 7. — Present — All, jfr. j. Dodd re q uested that metal be laid onone and a-half chains of sand road near his phce; Chairman to ex amine. Letterfrom Mrs. Eryantas to damage done to causeway opposite Norman ville Hotel ; .Clerk to reply. Messrs. Treasure and Slackers' ten der accepted for metalling junction of road at ;Normanville, at £21 15s.; Clerk to write to Mr. W. Barrett to open road through Section 1029. . Application made for repairs to road near llr. Gardners ; also to Hay Flat-road. To be examined. Works reported, let :— Repairs to road near S. Lord's, for .£1 10s. ; making spoon -drains and filling ' ruts on road past T. Maples's, £10 ; repairs to Sampsbn's-road, £2 ; filling ruts on.: toad near Mr. Tiller's, £3.
THE TORRENS DAM. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
THE TORRENS DAM. . TO THE EOlTOBr~ Sur — Seeing that the Corporation is about to reconstruct the dam across the .Torrens, X ran- ' ; cerely.hope that tbjey will ^bandon., the idea, for tive old one was the cause, of the Sabbath being shamefolly 'desecratedi' .Boat ''hiring, ' cursing and swearing— in fact a ; receptacle of all the low roughs; .and I. am sure this fact ? must have slipped .the memories qf jnany gen tlemen who are. taking a lively, interest .The - money would bef far better spent' in'f the con- ' straction of a new marked where tne-majbrity ' of the citizens' interest lies, not as it would be with the dam, in a few. When it does lie within our power to keep the Sabbath, let us do it, and our country will be blessed. By in serting these few lines you will oblige ? ^_ ? _Yours, &c.,\
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. [From the Gfovernment Cfazette, March 12.] i. GREEN'S PLAINS, Section No. 1, Hundred 'of Kulpara (nearest Post-Office, Kadina), Edwd. Milkins, Poudkeeper -One bay horse, branded like W with H over on near shoulder, P on off neck ; one bay horse, branded like W with H over on near shoulder, like u with y over conjoined on off shoulder; one dark bay mare, branded like. Saa with H over W on near shoulder, star in forehead, two white hind feet, foal at foot, about twelve months old. If not claimed, will be sold April 6, 1868, at noon. GAMBIER (Hundred of) , Section 309, near est Post-Office, Attamurra, John Bennett Poundkeeper — ine dark brown or black horse, small star on forehead, a little white on both hind fetlocks, like JF conjoined near shoulder. If not claimed, will be sold April 6, 1868, at noon. PENOLA, Charles Drake, Poundkeeper— One black horse, shod all round, star and two near feet white, branded like, writing . WC con joined near shoulder with writing W...
STEPNEY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
STEPNEY. ; February -28.— rPresent— Councillors ' Colton, Hienemann, GS-oss, and Brooker. i Dr. Benson to be recommended to Government as medical attendant of destitute sick. Chairman reported receipt of new forms of application, for grant in aid, to be filled up and returneiL ' ' Cutting for crossing Torrens at Battams-road reported com pleted. Wm. iMedlin's tender for removing 150 yards of .gravel from Torrens by abbve road .ac cepted. Clerk to procure fpiir metal gauges. Rates reoeived, £5 18s. ; expenditure, £16 18s. Auditors' fees to be one guinea each. L '
GOOLWA IMPROVEMENTS. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
GOOLWA IMPROVEMENTS. TO. THE EDITOE. Sir — I crave room in the columns of your valuable paper for the insertion of a few lines respecting a matter of vital importance to the port of GooWa and the district generally. I refer to th-s great want of adequate means for the loading and discharging of steamers at the Goolwa Wharf. Notwithstanding the many improvements which have been effected here very re sentry, there is still a sad lack of means for the- quick and efficient handling of cargo. It is true we have four cranes on our jetty, but they are so slew in - their action that dispatch is quite out of the question and utterly impossible. It is a noto rious fact that the steamer Coorong when load ing wool at Victor Harbor, takes on board with her own 'steam winch, as much wool in a few hours as cari be done by all the cranes on the Goolwa Wharf in a week. It is obvious enough to everybody that dispatch is necessary here to do justice to the requirements of the trade, especially -when w...
RAPID BAY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
RA.PID BAY. ' March 7. — Present — The ..Chairman, Council lors Taylor and Leonard.-; -Tenders accepted — For work on 'Bullaparinga' Creek-road, Mr. Newbold; for work -'on' Johnson's 'road, Mr. Warren. . Council to inspect Bowden's ffilf on Wednesday. Mr.' Wickes^ to frepair fencing at Second Valley and Ly_nph's Gully Bridges, for . £1. ' Mr. Tarran applied 'for repairs ' to Rapid Bay-road^ 4o'be inspected. ' Order made for - exchangins 'and - closing roads with Messrs.' Acraman & Co. Road 'Board to be requested to invite tenders for works in this district, for which appropriation has been made. - Receipts, ; £17 3i lOd. ; payments; £68 5s. 10£d.
TEATREE GULLY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 14 March 1868
TEATREE GULLY. * — March 9. -^-Present— Messrs: — Percivat~Gay- ? lard (Cliairman), Thomas David, William Whitniorey and (Dr. .Oarl Bosch. Slaughtering Ucence. .granted. Jfco_Jfiseph..Daw,_ Modbury. . Letter read ftom Mrs. E._ Peachey, askuig the Council to Eepyriih8--iHenhrtage;rdadT' Mr. Charles Millar attended on account of the same road... Councillors; Harris and Whtfmore to inspect and report. : Mr. A. Stoneham's tender for, work near Mr. , John Coulters section ac cepted at'£29. 'ReM. : a letter from the Desti-' T tute Board. Repairs near Modbury and Lady- l Wood to stand over. ' - Letter- read from Mi. Reuben Richardson, offering, to take the reserve agaiaon the same .terms as last year, namely, - £12.. 'Accepted, letter to be'written to Mr. T. Seid 'witH 'reference to his rent of 'the reserve.1 -Mr.;Foufis 'applied -for repairs near hisiplace.''''GbuncQloii& Harris and Whitmore : to inspect and report. Mr.; William Rosa ap- . plied fox repairs on the road leading to ...