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LEFEVRE'S PENINSULA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
LBFEVRE'S PENINSULA. May 16. — Present — Crs. Lorely (ctair), Biaoell, Harris, Woolnough, and Mead. Richard Jagoe aiked to be supplied with arrears of rates ; Commissioner of Crown Lands wrote statirg thatapproaohei to Exeter and Semaphore railway platforms have been repaired; W. Gibbon requested council to make a footpath in front of his new building in Mead-street; AXiUrow J1ULCU IMUStJU 11 MJU1IUU HHiuu auun roller to be used for Glanville District, and on wbat terms; resolved tbat clerk write the Glanville District Coanoil that the charge for the nee cf the roller be 10s. per diem ; that clerk write to Archdeacon Parr as to drays crossing over footpath thereby causing damage ; that Mr. Hargrave be appointed to prepare the assessment, f or the year 1881-2 instead of Mr. Gray who cannot do so in consequence of bad heiltb. Payments, £88 13s. lOd.
PINDA EAST, MAY 14. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
PINDA EAST, Mat 14. The weather of late hss been all that could be desired by tbe farmers. Tbe recent rains have made the vegetation grow luxuriantly. Seeding operations are now drawing to a close. She want of water has been a great dr&wbaok to tbe fanners here, otherwise the_ majority would sow be done seeding. Tbe tains having been so late this year some of the old residents fay that the season will be a good one. — Xhe roaa uecwecn sere &nu oAnununa is m a very dangerous state. Some ot the creeks ate almost impassable. The road should be put right before harvest, as if this work is not done the farmers will bo greatly inconvenienced when going to tbe railway station with their wheat when the railway is finished, as it will open up a vast aiea of country.
KALTIA, MAY 16. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
RAL.TIA. Mat 16. The weather during the past few days has been truly delightful, reminding one very strongly of springtime in the old country.— The hills by which we ue snnounded have again assumed their greeri garb.— Mr. Hall, from Qoorn, paid a visit here yesterday afternoon, and delivered an excellent disoourte, taking for his text part of the 36th versa of Proverbs viii.
MORPHETT VALE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
MORPHETT VALK May 2.— Present— The chairman (Or. S. Mjles), and Cis. Haydon, Humphris, and Kelly. ' Overteer reported that he had, with On. Haydon and Kelly, inspected woed on the various roads, and tbat the offer made for the wood was not esongh. Broken metal for repairs on Kelly's Hill let to Thos. King at 5s. 7d. per yard. Over seer to get men to clear watertables and to »nair Vivi^oc nn Tt/tnlsiw'a anrl ?Tnmnlimof m*\mA Clerk to write Central Road Board respecting Cain's Hill, to know when survey will be made according to promise made at last appropriation. Or. Kelly to retire by ballot and Ors. Hayden and Humphris by rotation. Payments, £25 Ss. ; receipts, £10 19s. 6d.
WIRBABARA, MAY 14. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
TWTRR.AHARA. Mat 14. Since the spendid rains we were favored with laBt week and the week before the weather bas been all that could be desired to promote the growth of tbe crops and feed. In places tha early-sown wheat is up and looking well, aad the country generally presents a nice green ap pearance after the rains. Should the weat'aer contir.ee favorable we shall have plenty of feed in a few weeks. The farmers, who are now in excellent spirits, are busy with seeding ope rations.— Improvements in the building lineara now going en in our township. — Business alill continues very quiet.
WILLOWIE, May 17. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
WILLOWIE, Mat 17. Since the nee rains on tbe 6th and 7th init. the wheat plant has made its appearance above ground. Ihe whole country looks .quite cheer, iul. As I write a sice steady raia is beginning to fall. Farmers are in good heart onoe more. With a few exceptions all had finished seeding previous to the rains.— On Thursday, May 12, a service of eenc. ' Eva.' was nicely rendered in tbe Bible Christian Chapel, soma 70 persons being present. Mr. Bsyley read the connee tdonal leadings.— Last evening » meeting was beld for the purpose of atarting a Mutual Im provement Society . Some twelve persons gave their names as nusRberr , whan the officers were at once chosen, tfx. Bajly being elected presi dent. It «N determined to meet fortaugiitij during the winter months for readings, discus sions, recitations, &c
LAND SELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
LAND SELECTIONS. The following selections were made at the Land Office during the week ending Thursday, May 19 inclusive, with 10 par cent, deposit : — At £1 per Acre. Hundred of Miubnrra,;County Herbert— Sec- tion 79, 365 seres, Thomas i'. Jolnutjn, of Terowie, storeKeeper. Hundred of Wooltaoa, County Bl&ohEord— CiurtiimB 193 nn/3 191 £37 .m^a »T*in.... Qmiak. tnUUUD AfcLP UUIA ^'V, ^U| aWCD| .^T-I.rjl OUmB, of Memmeraa, stotrkeeptr. Hundred of Eurelia, County Dalhousie— Sec- tion 100s, 477 acres, John M. Case, ot Odrrieton, farmer; Eection US, 314 acres, Wm. James Lock, of Goonatto, farmer; section 127, 407 acres, P. O'Cea, of Karelia, farmer ; section 129, 526 acres, John Divett, of i'ekina, farmer. Hundred of Melville, County Fergusion — Section 56, 63 acres, Charles Newbold; sections 57 and €0, 51 acres, John Hammat, of James town, farmer; section 6?, 21 acres, Michael Calcan, ;o£ Yorke Town, farmer; section 116, 105 acres, George Webber, of Troubridge, fairrer; section...
LAW COURTS. [For ether Lau Courts see p. 12.] LOCAL COURT—ADELAIDE. FELL JURIEDICTION THURSDAY, MAY 19. [Before Messrs. J. Varley.S.M, J.G. Boothby, J.P., and C. von Bertonch. J.P.] DEFENSED CASES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
LAW COURTS. [For ether Lav Court* see p. 12.] LOCAL OOUBT— ADELAIDE. FELL JDBltJMCTION. Thubsday, Mat 19. [Before Messrs. J. Vorley.SM, J. G. Boot&by, J.P., and C. von Bertouch, J.P.] DEFENDED CAPBS. Jens- Sttxks v. OosLjnesiOKEE of South AtSTEALi&N Bailwats. — Mi. J. M.^tuut ap- peared tor the plaintiff ; and Mr. H. E. Dotraac tor the defendant. This was an action to re cover £123, the value of twelve bales of bags en contract of railway carriage from Port Wakefield to Balaklava. Toe plaintiff stated that during tbe season 1678-79 I'e had on one ofv»«titr,Ti fjpnt: frnm 'Pnrf*. W mix afi aI A 4rt hi* anAnt Psquslin, at Balaklava, twelve baleB, containing 8X-00 bags. At the end of the season he found tbat tbcEe bags were not accounted for oa Paqnalin's books. Paqualin affirmed that ha bad never received the bales mentioned from the railway department. For the defence the etationmastcr eaid the bales had been delivered to Paqualin, but they were not signed foe. There ...
BURRA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
BURRA. May 14.— Pretent— All. Letter received from G. Townsend, claiming £55 for land taken for new road through section 2264 ; when proper notice has been given asoording to pro visions Eo&d Act council will consider the matter. Mr. D. J. O'Leary applied to rent road east of 2264 ; agreed to on same terms as others. Surveyor-General requested further in formation as to road exohange and signature to agreement ; to be attended to. F. Bagg allowed 20s. repair of ford near James's. Over jeer to use his discretion as to erection of fence and gravelling embankments recently made on Oeck lum'e-ioad. Payments, £18 5s. Gd.
BURNSIDE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
BURNSIDE. May 9.— Present -Crs. M. Goldsaok (ohair), Markry, Cleland, and Bonnets. Road at Upper Kensington to be opened if memorialists will bear the whole cost. Hydraulic engineer wrote stating Government intend Iayiag the water pipes down the Watetfalla-road ; surveyor to take care no damage is done to the road. Mr. 'Ka^m-nA UV Mr Tannhtnn M*r fllarlr on^ Berry attended as a deputation to protest against council diverting the watercourse from Mr. Sanden's property ; a publio meeting to be called to consider the matter. Publio opening of the Waterfall-road to be postponed until June 20, Queen's Acceision Day; surveyor em powered to amploy extra drays and labor on road for tbe work of rubbling. Mr. Sharps to be written to in reference to turning out hone instead of having it destroyed as required by the Impounding Act. Council's solicitor to furnish bill of costs re Sandera's case by nest meeting. Receipts, £16 18a.; payments. £97 5s. 6d.
EAST TORRENS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
BAST TORKENS. May 12. — Present — Crs. Merchant (chair), CbaEnicg, and Trebilcook. Tenders accepted — Supply ing 50 yards of 2 J- inch metal, Orphanage reed, H. White, 8s. per yard; supplying 30 yards of 2i-inoh metal, Borsnell's-road, Wm. Macklin, 5s. 6d. per yard; 50 yards of 2i-inoh metal. Fifth Creek-road, James Thomas, 3s. 4d. per yard. Receipts, £8 14s. 3d.; payments, £iO118s.3d.
CLARE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
OL4.EE. May 7.— Preient— All. Clerk to see Ur Stadelmann respecting road at Sevenhills. Ap proach to Hauler's slaughteryard to be attended to. Mr. J. H. Angas wrote respecting road near Hill Hirer Station ; to be attended to. Clerk to write North Midland Main Road Board, asking them to make culvert at Sevenhills larger. Anthony Bnciak's tender for making a ford near Faiifield accepted.
MINLATON, MAY 17. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
MINLATON, Mat 17. About 40 feet of the proposed extension of tlie jetty st Port Kickaby are complete;), and when the^work is finished it will afford accom modation to vetstls drawing 18 feet o! water, while, owing to tbe peculiarity of its construc tion, they will not be in any danger from the swell which is occasionally experienced at this place of shipment. The contract was originally taken by Messrs. Bobin and Hack, but was sub sequently let to Mr. Ledo, who has had consider able experience in building jetties, and under his superintendence the work is being carried on in a very solid and satisfactory manner. — Mrs. liogerf, nho was run over' by a waggon a few evenings ago, remains in a very critical state, although tome hopes are entertained of her recovery.— Drunkenness appears to be on the iucieate in this township, and to-day three men, who have been at the houl since Saturday last, created a. great disturbance. Finally the local constable arrested two oE them, and then teleg...
GILBERT. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
GILBERT. May 14.— Present— All but Cr. Hognn. Pam phlet received from Commissioner Crown Lands onj' Put and Present Laud Systems ;' received. Mr. Holthouse asked permission to plant trees opposite bank premises; granted. Tenders accepted:— Forming and metalling Cemetery road, S. O'Halloraa, £1 15s. per chain ; forming . and metalling Frederick-place, A. Darby, £4 10s. per chain ; forming Nottle's, 10s. per chain cne piece, the other 13s. per chain, rolling in cluded, J. Connell ; forming Oehmes', 12s. per chain, rolling included, J. Oonnell; forming Gant'e, 12s. per chain, A. Griffen; repairs, Belvidere, £5, M. Marscball; forming and metalling Gasmier's, J. Gilliok, £4 7s. Gd. per chain, rolling included. Tank at the cemetery to be covered over. Receipts, £23 10s. 6d. ; pay ments, £57 19s. 6d.
GEORGETOWN. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
GEORGETOWN. May 13.— Present-All but Cr. Teakle. Council's solioitor wrote, stating council were not liable for tbe payment of goods supplied to destitute persons. Tenders accepted : —No. 80, M. J. O'Loghlen ; 81, M. J. O'Loghlen. Orer eeer to have No. 81 completed first. Clerk to get sundry necessary repairs to culverts done, and to aecertain aad report as to probBble cost of fencing off part of the park lands for another paddock. Ascessment to be revised before the end of tbe current year. Receipts, 10s.; piy- . ments, £35 6b. 9d.
SALE OF MISCELLANEOUS LEASES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
SALE OF MISCELLANEOUS LEASE3. The following Teases were sold at the L»n4 Office on Thursday, Hay 19:— Hundred of. Cunningham— lot 638, 6 acres, W. Basterbrook, £5 5s. ; Hundred ot Wauraltee— Section 25, 63? : acres, Thomas Glacken, of Mount Bat, farmer. ' . ' . . The Tatiara Mail of May 14 says: — ' The weather duriug tbe past week has again been all that could be desired, and the farmers! are all actively engaged preparing ground and. putting in crops. Our local Vulcins have been compelled to work long hours for some time) past putting in good order the various implements of husbandry brought Into reacicition. Since the 1st May 3753 iccbes of rain have fallen, 1-670 of wbich fell since tbe 6th inst. Xhe water boies are well filled, and tbe grass, owing to tha mild moist weather and no frost, looks like a ?- .. spring growth. Land is in fint-elaa order for ~ ' ploughing, and farmers oonldweU do without any more rain for the present.' ? ?'?;- Mr. G. Playfair, of Port AddnM*~~ MMBtlv ...
THE BRADFORD MURDER CASE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
IHE BRADFORD MURDER CASE. fFrom the Sydney Etening JVetoj.l The close of the first part of one of the most diabolical murders ever perpetrated in New South Wales took place st tee Murromburrah Police Court on 20th April, when, after along hearing before Mr. S. Bobinson, P.M., John Bradford and Eliza Bradford, the son and wife of the murdered man, were committed for trial. The case has this peculiar feature — circumstan- tial evidence only is being given. The family have been in the district for a great Bomber of years. The father, by his toil and hard labor, made a good comfortable home, aoquired land acre by acre, planted a fine vineyard upon the eloping bank of the Cunning ham Creek, had cattle and hones in number, and so tilled the soil that the produce was sumoienc in iteeiz w &vsp iiuoiu. xue mother also worked hard and well. They have sons and daughters, the eldest son, John, having lately come hits possession by a kind of sale being effected between them. That demon d...