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KILKERRAN, MAY 10. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
KILKERRAN. Mat 10. At 'ast the rain has fallen, and every one is in good spirits. There were dismal forebodings a week Ego. Many had nearly finished sowing, and ss no rain to tpeak of had fallen since the end of January, watercarting was becoming the rule. Now all is changed, the green barley is ehootiDg up, tbe tanks have water, the grass in tbe burnt sciubs is sprouting, and Wapstraw is himself again. — ThoBalgowan jefy (snch as it ie) is completed, but will be little good until lengthened to match the other jetties on the coast.— The tcbeol is closed, and the residents are anxious to obtain an effioient female teacher. — There bas been a good deal of guano spread on tbe land this year to give it a trial, bat the general idea teems to be that it is too costly at the low price ruling for wheat. ' A. good bit of scrub bas been 'mullinieed' this year, and looks as well cultivated as ordinary ploughed land.
SADDLEWORTH. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
EADDLEWORTH. May 7,— Present — All. Mr. Stucdan's offer to repair road near Undalya for £5 acoepted, Mwsrs. F. Huppartz and Poo'.e applied to hare work dcDe on boundary-road ; to be attended to as toon as funds will allow. Mr. Kirkland ap plied to bave a road purchased through sections 283 and 411, and to close and sell old road be tween Ft cticn* 378, 370, 380, 383, and 411. Mr. F. G. Hicbaxd*on intimated that he was willing to exchange reads; consideration deferred to next mteting. Chairman and Cr. Oharles to retire by rotation, and Or. Kelly by billnt. Clerk Bud overseer of works resigned his offiua at end of Juiie.
ONAUNGA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
ONAT7WO./L May 16 -Present-On. Stanton, McDonald, and Kntzer. Tenders accepted— 41, bottom metU and rubble, C. Hntaan, £1 10s. pet chain, asd forming road with nibble, Geo. Headland, 8s. fid. per chain; 42, bj Dollings', metalling 6 chains, £3 2i. Od.per ohain, and forming at 7s. 6d. per chain, O.Hutson. Letters received from Mr. Bonnen respecting road to Highland Valley, and from Mr. Hargraves respecting stationnun and Callington-road. Payments, £18 IBs.
NAIRNE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
NAIRNE. May 2.— Pretent— ? All but Or. Pearson. Mr. Brind, manager South Australian Company, wrote that be would acqutese in the wishes of the tenants in not fencing land through blocks 15 and 16. Mr. Patrick O'Neill's tender for erecting ford at Kavanagh's was accepted. Re ceipt*, £02 0s. 6d. ; payments, £76 3s. 33.
WOODVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
WOODVIIXB. May 16.— Present— All but Or. Holland. O. Jj. Dubois called council's attention to bad state of Kirkcaldy Beach-road ; no funds are avail able at present. Town Olerk of Hindmarsb. called attention to bad state of Findon-road ; ta be attended to. Surveyor to have pipes placed across diagonal road to take away storm waters. Tenders accepted : — Forming footpath, Kil kenny, F. Fry, 3s. 3d. per chain ; forming foot path, Torrens-road, F. Foreman, 3s. 6d. per chain; forming road, Woodville Park, F. Fore man, 16s. 6d. per chain; making footpath by cemeterv gate, F. Fry, 4s. 3d. per chain. Re ceipts, £23 0s. 6d. ; payments, £121 16s.
UPPER WAKEFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
UPPER WAKEFIELD. April 30.— Present — AIL Hall Council and Olaie Council wrote as to boundary roads. Eveus & Evans wrote respecting portion of sec tion 148; not entertained. Henry Gregg applied to be allowed to do the two chains of cutting 'aad metalling on contract No. 40 at some future time at the same price ; granted. Respecting road near Matohoaa's it was decided that the one chain commenoed be completed. tbe remainder to stand over. Overseer in struoted to have track near ford at Upper Skilly cleared. Mr. Fitipatriok applied foe repairs to street at New Auburn; left to overseer. Payments, £45 13i. 7d. May 14.— Present— All. Hall Oouncil re? turned lls. 6d. sent as balance of half cost re .paire to boundary road. Tenders received for rolling sundry pieces of road, considered too high. Members to retire — Ors. Wm. Poole, Long, and Jobn Barkis, by rotation, and Or. John Allen, by ballot. Payments, £25 4s. 3d.
TUNGKILLO [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
TUNGKILLO May 14.— Present— All. South Rhine Council WTOtererpectingboundary-roaduearMaGonnan'a Hill ; Cr. O'Dea to arrange. Ors. Paech and Drogemuller reported baring inspected Reedy Creek Mine-road, and let repairs for £5 10s. Or. O'Dea reported tbat be had let 14 chains form ing on Scuth Petherton Back-road for £3 Ss. Attention was called to the bad state of tha lower MelandiUa-road ; to be inspected. Olerk received moiety of fines from Mount Pleasant Court, £1. Receipts, £4 10s. 6d. ; payments, £55 6^.
COLLEGE PARK V. ST. PETER'S COLLEGE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
Coitege Paek v. St- Petes's Goixsge. This match was played on the ground of the former club, and resulted in a victory for ths Parks, who scored four goals, kicked by Allen, Merrett, Woolley, and Ridley, to their oppo nents' two, kicked by Young and Barton. For the winners Buttery aad Thomas played waU, end Young, Hawson, and Lockyer for the losers.
TRITON V. N.A. BAND OF HOPE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
Tpitok v. N.A. Band op Hope. Played 012 the North Park Lends on Satur day, May 14. The match resulted in a win for tbe Tritons by five goals and sixteen behinds to two behinds. Tbe goals were kicked by Devenish (two), Leader (two), aud Moale (1). For the Tritons, Jervis (two),&loule, Clarke, Leader, and Kerry played well ; tor the loosers, Eeerard, Foole, Kingdom, and Norman worked hard. St. Peter's v. Pihnce Aubed College. The annual match between these clubs was placed on the Oval on Wednesday afternoon, May 18. There was a fair attendance of specta tors. It is scarcely necessary to mention that the scholars of tbe rival colleges turned oat in great force snd occupied separate pavilions, the noise from which at times as the game waxed warm was eixcply deafening. If the players needed any stimulus the cries of their fellow-scholars should have been mote than sufficient, for the moment any good play was shown cheers were invariably given. These matohes, besides excit ing a h...
WEST TORRENS V. MIDDLESEX. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
West Toehess v. Middlesex. A match wes played between the above clubs on Saturday, May 14, on the Middlesex gronnd, and resulted in an easy viotory for the visitors by two goals and several behinds to the Middle sex nil. Dashley, ForemftB, Haddriek, Mer chant, and Brice played well tor tno Welt Torrecs Clnb, while Hall, Cox, and Simmons played well for the vanquished team.
ROYAL PARK V. UNLEY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
BOTAL PAEK V. UjvLEY. This m&tch was played on the gronai of the latter club on Satnrdsy afternoon , May 14. Tho ball was started by tlie TJnlejs' captain agaiait a strong wind. The Koyals' followers at oace rushed tbe ball towards their opponents' goal, and Bowe bad rather a long ebot lor goal, which resulted in a behind, bat alter some very rough tllltV Rnccja flfTflin onf n marl? «nrf aannrar) £«a*! goal for the lioyals. Shortly afterwards Henson scored goal No. 2 for the .Royals. After the ueual refit play was again started, aad the £oyals fcept it in the Unleya' territory, scaring three more goals, kicked by Macklow, Herw-in, acd Preegrave, and nine behiads. The game was won by the Royals, they scoring 5 goals and 17 behinds to nil. The following played well fcr the winning side : — Kirkpatrick, llacklow, Bowe, Presgrave, Martin, Loud, and Heason. Fcr the losers Bonney, Clark, and Gosling worked Ja&rd. Sir. Browa gave satisfaction as umpire.
SOUTH ADELAIDE V. SOUTH PARK (Second Twenties). [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
South Adelaide v. South Park (SaoDnd Twenties). The first match between these dabs this sea3Oa was pliA ed 00 tho South Adelaides' ground on Saturday, May 14, aud resulted in a win for the local t«8ni, who tcered tbe only goal. During tbe first balf tbe Parks, who had tae wind, had decidedly the best of the game, and scored nine behind s to fcur, but they did not pUy up to their usual form. After fcalf time the Souths made a determined rneh and placed the Parks' citadel in danger, and Watting securing the ball ont of a *cu:fne had u running kick and obtained a gosl. After this the Parks worked very hard and kept the ball weil in the SoatbV quarters, acd H. Middle ton securing a mark made a good attempt at goal, bat the ball fell short. Shortly after taia time was called. The South Adelaides were captained by C. Warfirop, and the Soutrj Parks by J. Muoro. Mr. Hilditeh was field umpire. Tho match was contests d ia a most determined manner, aud considerable animus was shown.
NORTH PARK V. NORTH ADELAIDE JUNIOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
NbETH PAEK V. NOETH ADELAIDE JrjNIOB. A match was played between the above clubs on May 14 on the North Parks' ground, and re sulted in a win for the North Parks, the scares at the clc&e of the gamestundirig — North Parks 2; Juniois, 1. Messrs. Hobiu and Wollaston were the respective captains, and Mr. Osborne field umpire. The play was very exciting throughout, and a good deal of personal feeling was exhibited that might have been very well restrained.
LAURA, MAY 16. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
LAURA, May 16. The weather is delightful just now, although the nights and mornings are rather cold.— dtepi axe being taken to organise a quadrille club to meet during the winter at the institute. — In consequence of the way in which the Laura park lands have been cut up by vehicles crossing and recrossing it has been determined to fence thote lands wholly or in part. If they are all fenced I am told tbey will have to ue oivioea into nve paaaocss in conse quence of different roads going through them.— I bear npon good authority that a branch of tbe ..Commercial Bank will shortly be established here. We shall then have three banks in Laura. — Mr. Bsstard bas been ap pointed clerk of tbe Local Court in place of Mr. Gliddon resigned. Mr. Bastard is well known in this neighborhood ; has had experience of court woik before, and it is generally considered ttat be is tbe right man in the right place. It iB rumored that other changes is the personnel oi the court are impending.— A few days'...
NORWOOD V. PORT. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
KO2T700D V. PO£T. On Saturday, May 14, the above 'crack' club* played ti.cir nrst match of. tae present Etusoii on Ibe Oval in the preeeaca of over 1,030 persons. The stands were all well filled with spectators, l'crtonians aud Norwood supporters btiug lar^elj reFresenttd, while several ladies eccuuied eeats in tfce reserve. Toe Austrian Btr.d, specially engaged for the oosasion, waa prttent, and pls\ cd some excellent music during the Eirenicon to the evident; enjoyment of evtry oce prettnt. The v-eatlie; was rather warm, bet not unpleasantly eo. The ra&tah on tbe v.hole, allkougb, as wi.l bo Eeen from the subjoined particulars, rather oue - sided, btiijg interesting and enjojabio throaghaot. The groucd was in splendid condition, the late laiLS having doue tbe grass a lot of good, fchoitly aittr the titao appointed for com menciiig tie coin was tombed up, aud gave Osborne. tfce Norwood cspr&in, choice of goals. He eeltctcd the north cne, which gave his side tbe adva...
MILANG, MAY 10. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
MILA.NG, Mat 1G. Tte Paiingaand.Qaeen.eteamers, have arrived from the Lower Murray. The Bourke is ex pected,to-day from.the Darling River. Dredging operations are being earned on very vigorously at Bam Island, but it will be come time before the dredge Grappler has finished there. Trade is very quiet here just now, on aoosunt of the river being so low, but we hope soon to hear of a gcod rite coming down tbe Darling.
SOUTH PARK V. SOUTH ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
South Paee v. South Adelaide. This match was plated on the South Park groncd on Saturday last in the presence of a lair number of spectators The South Adelaides having won the toss, the ball was started by Dobbs, of the Parks, towards the west end, the Souths having elected to kick towards the west end goal, with a fairly strong wind in their favor. After kick-off the bsii waa speedily re turned by Heartens along the left wing, where it was kept flying backwards and forwards for some time, bat the Souths settling down to their work with more determination, drove the ball past the Paik backs, Dick and filcjbane striving hard to oppose them, but with no sacoess, and Wood scored first goal for the Souths. The Parks now went in and sent the ball well forward, and Wilson scored first behind for his fide. Shortly after this half time was called, the game standing thus: — Souths, one goal and b. few bebinds ; Parks, one behind. After half-time the game was somewhat altered, for tbe Parks w...
ADELAIDE AND KENSINGTON V. VICTORIAN. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
Adelaide asd Kkksihgtok v. Victoeiax. This match was played on the Vies' groaal at the ioot of Monttfiore Eiil, on Saturday, Slay 14. There was a large attendance of spectators, a great many attracted no doubt by the presence oi the volunteers acd tbe Military Band. The combined team won tbe toss, and elected to kick against a moderate breeza which was blow ing from the north- west. The ball, as soon as it was started, 'was several times kicked out of bounds, and then patted along to the Adelaide goal, but their back men promptly returned it, and it waB again kicked out of boauds on the south wing. Warren then got a mark near goal, but it only resulted in a behind. Sharps then got another mark ne&r goal, aad kicked a second behind. Davia, who played well all through tha game, then cleverly collared the leather, aad by a fine kick scored first goal (or the Viet. As eoan as the ball w«s kicked off it was run down to the Adelaides' goil, but Wvatt, who was in fine form, soon pi...
QUORN, MAY 11. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
QUORN, Mat 11. Things aie mncb more cheerful since we had the locg-looked-for downpour of rain. We have every prospect of a good season. Over two inches of rain has fallen since May, and already the BraEB is growing splendidly. Hm 16. The weather during the past week has been lovely. Tbe grass is springing up very fast, and the wheat crops ars Also looking green. — The building for tbe pott and telegraph offices is not yet elected, but it is to be put up shortly.