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REDUCING PARLIAMENTARY EXPENSES. SYDNEY, March 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
REDUCING PARLIAMENTARY *, ?; EXPENSES. SYDNEY, March 12. A deputation lavourabie to the reduction of the number of members in the State Parliament asked the mayor to-day to con vene a public meeting to give the question pubhc consideration. Dr. Graham stated that he was cordially in sympathy with tho object of the deputation, but was of opin ion that the question should not be made r_ burning one . till after the Federal elec tions. Subsequently those comprising the deputation held a meeting and formed a Political Reform Association.
GRAZING FARMERS' RENTS. BRISBANE, March 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
GRAZING FARMERS' RENTS. BRISBANE, March 12. Ihe Government 'has received numerous applications for the postponement of the time for the pajTnent 'of rents for grazing farms which ?will shortk- fall Hup. The Government .intends asking those in posi tion to pay to do so, but no harsh measures will be adopted to wards those not able to pay. The extensions granted last year in the drought-stricken districts involved £38,900. There are 773 ssettlers still in arrears for amounts totalling £8,260, including rents in eases where no extension was granted.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. PERTH, March 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. PERTH. March 12. Ihe R.M.b. Oruba took away to-day bul lion valued at £161,353, and 150 tons of base bullion, worth £18,500. / Tim hparinff nf flip rasp Uptrina v TTnn cock and Clements, for conspiracy in con nection with the Ice Companv frauds, which has extended over several flays, was concluded this afternoon, when the jury re turned a verdict of 'Not guilty.' Tjie shipping agents at Fremantle for the various lines of mail steamers advise that while plague reBtrictiousv continue vessels will not berth in the river but anchor in Gacc Roads. Passengers mil be landed and embarked in tenders, and cargo will be dis charged 'intp lighters. . The hearing of the charge preferred against' Thomas Tapping, second mate of the Sound of Jura, at Bimbury, with hav ing shot with intent at Thomas Thompson, firet mate, was concludca to-day. Tlie in* formation was dismissed, the court hold ing that Thompson and the steward of the vessel to a great extent caused the disturb ance. ...
VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, March 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
vicroRiA. MELBOURNE. March 12. - 1 he resumption of land at Moreland as lites for workmen's homes has been only a partial success. Tlie property was divided into. 56 allotments, but not more than 30 have been allotted. This was due to the stringency of the conditions imposed by the Government, which will probably be modi fied at au early dace. Shipments of gold from Melbourne to day by the R.M.S. Oceana were valued at £28,000.
To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
To the Editor. eir-i was one of the depuUUon wbto waited on tire Commusioner of PnHic Works to tee it jt vere potable -to get an .ibatcroent of the nuisance complained of -oil o«r representations Have seemingly been irampled underfoot by a report from Mr. atiycr. w1k- practically teRs us that wo have misrepresented matters, and that these nui wmrew must remain as the-- are. There ore ?yen \-entilatora rising from the drain on tnc Hurrace at intervals of about 50 feet «part hetwrvn (-viradiam Railway Statiou andWinfrton. Similar ventdators were ex tended nrfit into the citv when the drain «»« n«dt, but the .-ten* from them wS ^»i bad 'duct they bad to be -Jwnl. \\T,y, 1 ask, Jeavc off at Ovingham* Simply bV «aqse the lev and unimportant ncoule livinir in close proximity to the gratings £i?J?? K1* im5°*e0 SI10'- -v'de 'w Jnpoft.)— 'rth regard to the open gratings ?in the dosed main sewvr from Ovingham to the scwa«c farm, it is advisable for them u. be left as they arc. The sewer is ra...
THE SEWAGE FARM. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
THE SEWAtJE 'FARM. To the Editor. Mr— lu the official report on the Sewage Kirni 31 r. Jkycr challcngu the largely signed memorial, and tries to undervalue i- bcciin^, as he *iys— 'I noticed sisnaturet oi person* who live at such a distance from the farm that they could not possibly be u licet cd by the paddook in «|U«tion.' In (iiis Mr. Uaycr sdows, oa in his whole Jotter, that he only »ccs his own side of the question. If, like ^omc n*ho signed the me utori.il. he had empty cottages, which are un tenanted because of the abominable etenrh coming from the paddock, open ?train, and open gratings he would have .-ijniid the memorial, even IT* lie had hVcd vi North Pnwpcct, nearly a mile away from the stinking, uncovered diain. Why, the ( rtjvernmcnt itself lhaJ« eight cottages close U- this paddock which ore alwjy* empty because no one will live in them. Eight «.ottagci ai l!s. per week mean £124 lb. jwr annnra lot. townnLs which Mr. Bayer Sets XSO a year for the pndilock for the Gover...
CLOSING QUOTATIONS AND RANGE OF SALES. Western Australian Stocks. Gold. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
CLOSING OUOTATIOSS AND RANGE OF 8ALEa Western Australian Stocks. uokL From 9.10 a.m. till SJ0 p.m. AtMdatcd (Or-B. 50/V, 8. SI/, sues M/6, 58 ». Asjodated Morthem-H. 49/8, b. 49/D, sales 49/9, 49/3, 4U/6. Barley's United-S. 3/8. sales 4/8, 4/; Block 15-B. 5/10, as?. Bonnie Charlie (con.)-3ales 9Jd., 9d. Boulder Central (pakl)-B. lOd., a 1/L lonMer Consob No. 1-4. 8tL, a 9d. Boulder lUii-mile toutb-B. 1/4, 8. 1/6. lioulder .North Kxtended-B. b)d., a «jd.' Brookman's Boulder (C.)-a 3/7. Browohill Central-as/10, a S/U, tales 2/11, S/10 (st auction !/»). BrownhUi Junction-B. SJd., a 4d. Croens l*roprietary-B. 1/S. a 1/10, sales 1/»J. Cbafer's-B. 6/3, S. 5/0, ades 578. Cumberland (con.)-8alcs 7-L, si Golden Queen— Sales Sd. Qreat BonMer-B. S4/l|. a 24/3, sale* 54/J. Great Boulder No. 1-B. S/. Great Boulder Main Keef-B. 40/, a 40/3,. sales GrM^Boulder Peracrennce-B. £7 3/, a -7 4/, sties S3 5/, tT, il, a 3/. TUinault-B. VK a 17/6. Uimans Cental firtended-Sales 3d., SJd. Uannan's Oroya— &a...
SHARE MARKET AND MINING. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
SHARE MARKET AND Tuesday was another quiet day on 'Change, little 'desire to do business wai shown, and nothing to call for particular attention c-currea\rWtsteni '^Australian gdM stocks were mtteT main' at'last re ported rates, with small turnover. As sociated and Northerns had small business at lower prices, and the smaller priced stocks were quiet Silver bad few ex changes at about last xates. Norths were slightly better, and Junction North, with little, and Block 10, with no busjness, were easier,- but there' was very little 'trade ra any line. Copper very quiet, with no al teration in price. Baker's Creek firm at 8*. Id., and North Queensland Tin sold from £110 down to £102 15/. . Slug Hill Goldraining Co.— At the con clusion of ? the annual general meeting, which will be held on March 29, an extra ordinary general meeting of the company will be held to consider a proposition made to the ^ueen Margaret Company to take over the right, title, and interest of the Hug Hill Company ...
THE FEDERAL CONTINGENT AND RIFLE CLUBS. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
THE FEDERHL CONTINGENT AND RIFLE CLUBS. To the Editor. Sir— The Government propose to send 500 num. to represent South Australia at the opening of the Federal Parliament ra Mel bourne, everr branch of the force* beine re presented with the exception of the defence rifle club*. Could not tbev dispatch 90 riflemen (with uniforms) selected by Lieut Col. Cafttine under a military officer, per haps the colonel himself? The other States havo a great opinion of our rifle dubs, and it U time we realized that we have a mag nificent asset in possessing such a fine body cf men. that could be turned to good ac count if the necessity arose The Comman dant in hw special federal, order spoke highly of the riflemen ot the proclamation of the K««, and added that 'he trusted thev would meet with more encouragement under the Commonwealth.' It i« hopei they will, and tifat cur Government wi start the ball a-rolling by sending a small body of riflemen over, so that they may be xecn and compared with tho...
"A WHITE AUSTRALIA." To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
'A WHITE AUSTRALIA.' To the Editor. Sir— This silly cry ought by this time to have been relegated to the dark ages. It served the purpose for which it was jot end ed years ago; and now, I am sorry to see, the same old platform howl w betas; brought forward by men who know little or nothing of our Northern Territory and the immense tract of country that lies within the tropka. Yet they know that the charm* of 'White AiutmUa' will always secure the votes of our well-paid labourers and -their wives. When our Government accepted the Nor thern Territory they started selling the lam as faxt as they could get it surveyed, and the purchasers were promised a Bill for the purpose of introducing Asiatic labour; but when all the land was sold that could be *okl the Asiatic labour scheme was done away with, and a land tax was put on in stead. Now that we have a chance of bet ter government under the Commonwealtl it i* to be hoped that the wiser counsel* will prevail, and the foolish howl of 'Whi...
TO.DAYS DIARY. Wednesday, March 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
TO-DAY SDI ART. 'Wednesday. March 13. Sim rises 6.1a a.m.; sets 6.3S p.m. Moon rises' 11.25 p.m.; sets'1.1 p.m.' Semaphore.^High water, 7 a.m.; low, 1 p.m. 9-5. — Frome road— Zoological Gardens. 2.30.— Tiyoli ? Theatres-Vaudeville entertainment. 7.30.-Imperial Hotcl.-L.V. Association. 8.— St. Peters Parliament opens. 8.— North Adelaide— MrJ Kingston addresses elec tors. 8.— Unley— Federal candidates address electors. 8.— Tivoli Theatre— Vaudeville entertainment. 8.— Theatre Hoyal— 'Haritana.' . .: .
THE DEATH ON THE TALUNE. INQUEST RESUMED. SYDNEY, March 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
THE DEATH ON THE TALUNE. INQUEST1 RESUMED. SYDNEY. March 12. Hie inquest concerning the death of Pat rick Gonway on the steamer Talune on Fe bruary 19 .was continued to-day. Mr. Ham let, Government Analyst, deposed that 'there was, very nearly $ of a grain of alka-| loid strychnine -in the contents of deceased's stomach. There was some hard fruit, like apple or unripe pear, or it might have been jHckle, in th« stomach. It was remarkable that the fragments of unmasticated food were so large and whole. He found strychnine in tlie viscera. The poison was taken in either soluble salt or the alkaloid itself. The largest'quantity of strychnine was in the liver, the next largest in the heart. There were traces of the smallest in the contents of the intestines thus illustrating the full physiological effect of strychnine in different parts of the body. Dr. Taylor, Government Pathologist, recalled, said that after hearing the evi dence at the witnesses he fciiind that death was caused throug...
CONCERNING PEOPLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
CONCERNING PEOPLE. The Countess of Hopetoun, attended by Captain Wellington, left Melbourne for Sydney by tlie express on Tuesday after noon. While in Melbourne Lady Hopetoun inspected the intenor decorations and tlie furnishings of Government House, which have recently been carried out under the su pervision of the public works department. Messrs. Cv R. Morris and T. Grose left b'y the Melbourne express on Tuesday for their trip around the world. Mr. H. Chantrill, of the firm of Ernes, Chantrill, & Co., produce exporters, of Port Adelaide, will leave for London via South Africa at the end of the month on a busi ness trip extending over about five months. He proposes to enquire into the home mar kets for South Australian goods and the produce trade generally. The Rev. H. W. Congreve, Methodist mi nister, left Adelaide by the express on Mon day en route for Africa, where he expects to join the South African. Conference, which meets at Kimberley on April 18. Mr. Con greye has ...
INSOLVENCY COURT. Tuesday, March 12. [Before His Honor Mr. Commissioner Russell.] [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
INSOLVENCY roinrr. Tuesday, March K. (Before His Honor Mr. Ommlaiancr KnariM in me matter of E. J. Sweeney, of Port Pirie hawker and draper; final bearing. Mr. MouMen ippeared for petitioning creditor. Insolvent dM not surrender; meeting lamed. in me matter of Charles Sowter, of Adelaide, painter. Mr. E. J. Ronald for tbe trustee, and Mr^E. C. CWaod for insolvent All parties requested an adjournment lor «U months in which to realize tbe estate. Granted. Intbe matter of Albert RoaenMum, of Kaponda. Bencral dealer; float bearing. Tbe accountut re norted:-'-Liabmtlea. £*a 10a. «.; asKts, beM 2 SSI'*. *$L± *L: **Wency » -*»£ £K» 0a. MM. In December, 18M, insolvent entered into partnenhip with John Murphy, of tbe North Ka punda Hotel, for the purpose of buying skint, fcc.. and sending same to Germany. One shipment onlr was tent, cumUting of aldna. old braa* and some horu, and a lota of about £«0 wu made. Since then be bat been carrying on busineai on a small scaly, sending tkins, Ac., to...
MAGISTRATES' COURTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
MAGISTRATES' COURTS. BEDBOTH: Monday March lL-(Befoie Mesw. C U. Bartholomaeus and J. Tiver.)-Thomu Byrne wu charged with baring feloniously, un Uwfullvl and malicioiuly attempted to art fire to a ibop, tl» property of Mean, urew « wewes, by placing kerotlne against the door ot tbe build ing and applying lighted matches to it/ The bearing lasted from U o'clock a.m. until «.*U p.m. -lo fewer than IS witneaaea were examined by Detective Demptey. wbo conducted tbe cue on .behalf of the crown. All the wWenpe, how ever, was of a, drcumrtaattal .character. When asked If he wished to say anything, iccwedttid -'?I don't. remember awthhy about the aBjir, acd I won't swear 1 did not do it, neither will I swear I did it; I have nothing to lead me to be lieve I would do inch a thing.' Tbe court com mitted Byrne for trial.
POLICE COURTS. ADELAIDE: Tuesday, March 12. [Before Messrs. J. Gordon, S.M., J. O'Connell, [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
POLICE COURTS. ADELAIDE: Tuesday, March It [Before Mean* J. Gordon, S.M.. J. O'Conneli, F. W. Wood, r. J. nnitoy, J. unocrrreou, anu II. llenstridje.] Julia Bob bad to pay 30*. for baring fifed inde cent language in FHmJets street on March U.