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PORT ADELAIDE: Tuesday, March 11. [Before Messrs. W. Johnstone, S.M., and T. McGrath.] [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
PORT ADELAIDE: Tuesday. March. 1L IBefore Mean. W. Jobnttone, 8.M., and T. McUntb.1 Frederick Patey,- theatrical manager, wu charg ed, on the information, of Edward Beare, Ikenxd victualler ot tbe Kxcbange Hotel, with having on March D emitted thU State with intent to deuaud bim ot tV» lfe, being the board and lodging, by order ot tbe defendant, of a theatrical troupe. Mr. U. W. Dempster appeared for informant and Mr. K. V. Oldham for defendant Mr. Dempster, m apening the case for tbe prosecution, aud defen dant wu the manager of tbe Lilliputian Opera; Company, consisting of about 19 girls, 0 boyt, and i adults. Tbe girl* and adults were accommo itatnl at tbe Exchange Hotel, and tbe boys at vbe Suttex. They arrived on March 2, and left again i week later. Patey did not inform tbe praecu* tor that the company were leaving, and be'ww not aware of their intentions until an hour before they left Defendant told informant that be was going lo get »'? draft, from. Broken JUU, and Unit lie....
THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
THE WEATHER. All along the east coast of Australia and the northern parts of Queensland and the Northern Territory rain has fallen during tlie past 24 hours,' remarked Mr. Griffiths on Tuesday. The weather 'in those loca lities will continue more or less unsettled. Over all the rest of the- continent this morning we have fine weather with high barometers over the. south-eastern parts of Australia, gradually ; falling to moderately low pressure over tlie northern parts of Western Australia. In that State warm weather is general, and in South Australia, the temperature is slightly higher tiran yes terday. The indications point to fine, mostly clear, weather throughout South Australia, with cool, pleasant night and warm day, light easterly (south-east to northeast winds and smooth sea.' Mr. Wragge issued the following forecast on Tuesday:— 'South Australia— Fine with scattered clouds. Soon temporarily warm er, then a cool change to the south-west under the antarctic -.disturbance 'Vanb...
THE CRIMINAL SITTINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
THE CRIMINAL SITTINGS. Tlie criminal sittings of the Supreme Court, which opened on February 18, were concluded oa Tuesday morning. The delay was clue to three adjournments having been granted in connection with the case of Charles Walter Qiaudler, who was chanred with libel, to enab.e the defendant's solicitor to amend 'the pleadings which ?we.e technically 'defective. Originally a ] lea of justification was placed on the re cords, but mis lejected by tlie Judge on tlie grou..d that it did not. comply with the re; quirements of the clause in. the statute, which provided that particulars must be g ven of the mat.ers contained in the libel which the defendant sought to justify. An amended plea was filed, but, m tne Judge was still of opinion that the statute had not been complied with, Mr. Hump, who was acting lor the defendant, decided to w t d aw the plea of jt/stifkation, and al lowed the matter to go to trial on a simple 1-1 a of not gu lty. When the jury had been sworn on luesda...
THE HAWKER'S CREEK DRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
THE HAWKER'S CREEK DRAIN. As an outcome of the conference held on Monday between the Port' Corporation and Mr. W. F. Deslandes in regard to the Haw ker's Creek drain Mr. Deslandes has accept ed the 'offer of £250 for the easement in pernetuity. In consequence of this arrange-, ment tenders for the proposed new drain will not be required.'.
THE PLAGUE PATIENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
THE PLAGUE PATIENT. The plague patient !at the Quarantine Sta tion is improving. The contacts who have been placed, on Torrens Island will probably be released in a day or two if Hie report of the doctor is favourable. The question will be considered by the Central Board of Health to-day.
THE SEWAGE FARM. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
THE SEWAGE FARM. No ovk can, have, any idea -of whiit ihe filth of tlie city can be converted into until he visits the sewage farm. It is a trial to walk r.limnch '? the naddncks there with the panicum grass 2 feet high, and the lu cerne flourishing in the most luxuriant man ner., f Owing to the complainte that have been made with regard to the small pad dock adjacent to tlie Islington railway sta tion, and with which Mr. Bayer, the sani tary engineer, dealt in- his. report, publish ed on Tuesday, a representative of 'The Kegister' visited the farm on Tuesday, and was conducted' over at by Mr. Bayer and Air. Bedford Hack, the manager. This pad.' dock hag an area of eight acres, and brings in a revenue of over £80 per^ annum, being let at ? £10: per- acre. It is watered only at night time and until about 9 o'clock in the morning, when our reporter was assured the sewage .. is practically clean, and certainly at the time of' his visit on Tuesday it was as clean and in offensive as any...
O.B.I. EASTER CAMP. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
- O.B.I. EASTER CAMP. The arrangements for Our Boys' Insti tute Easter camp, to 'be held at Port Noar lunga, are well advanced. The proposed site of the camp has been altered, as the ground selected hack been used by members of the Norwood Cyrfing Club for two years, and as they wish to occupy it again the committee has arranged to use a paddock belonging to Mr. Hail, the bank manager. A good supply of well water is available, the spot is close to the Onkaparinga River, where splendid bathing, boating, and fish ing can be indulged in, and is protected from the strong west winds by a range of sandhills. The farmers of the district have generously placed wagons at the disposal of tie boys for a trip to Maclareri 'Vale, where 'the process of fruit-drying will be ex7 plained to the visitors. An excursion to the ochre mines will, also be made. A cricket match on -Good Friday against the Noarlunga team is a .fixture. Six tons of firewood las been ordered to supply the camp fire entertainm...
THE CHANDLER LIBEL CASE. DEFENDANT PLEADED GUILTY. IMPRISONED AND FINED. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
THE CHANDLER LIBEL CASK DEFENDANT PLEADED GUILTY. IMPRISOXKD AND FINED. At the Supreme Court on Tuesday morning, be fore Hit Honor the Chief Justice and a Jury, Charles Walter Chandler, printer and publisher. was charged oa remand, on the informatlui of fcmma Bowden, with' having on November SI pub lished In the 'Free Lance' a false, malicious, and defamatory libel, in tbe font ot an article, which was calculated to deprive tbe protecutrix of her good name and reputation, and to bring her into public contempt, inamy, and disgrace. I1ie Crown Solicitor, Mr. J. M. Stuart, -J.C. prasecu ted, and Mr. J. C. Hamp defended tbe aerated, who pleaded not guilty.- The Crown Solicitor in timated that be did not propose to call evidence to prove that the defendant knew at the time of puWlshmg tbe alleged libel that tbe state ments contained therein were fabe, but he would confine himself to tbe count in the information which charged tbe defendant with bavinr publl «brd a malicious libel. Mr. Ham...
THE SEASON. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
THE SEASON. «^22ISS22' M*'* ';rF«n»er, are actively engaged preparing for seeding. Water is gettinr sMckalive. «'??«» mw io seep tne COWELL. March i.— After a long spell of hot & SSL'*' TOJ2l.lMU!!* 2W£nt iff Tbe fleMt are already becoming green. Tbe far mers will ha« this yesrTip1eSo%^uia^ tS^JrgL *?, *«*? Spdallr Wfurnlp weed, which during late years hag become plenti ful, and to cleaning their land. - nAUETT, March IL-Some benefit is being de rived from tbe recent flood. For miles, wherever the water spread, tbe feed is springing up well. The damage done to tbe roads and fords by the floodwatets is being repaired u speedily u pos sible. HORSHAM (Vic), March ll.-For tbe past ]«?*»?-?. tnjather hat been bot and oppressive, the thermometer registering up to 101 deg. in tbe shade. Hamttmg is about completed, most farmeii' having cleaned up and carted their wheat to tbe railway station. The block In tbe wheat traffic still exk». The price of wheat hat almost remained stationar...
NORTH ADELAIDE INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
NORTH ADELAIDE INSTITUTE. At tbe monthly meeting of tbe North Adelaide Institute on March 8, Mr. G. H. Goode prtsMng, tbe financial statement showed the funds to be in a Bound condition. The library 'continued to be incKaiingly attractive, and book circulation had improved. It wu decided- to continue subscribing to the Institutes' AstocUtion of South Australia.
PRESENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
, PRESENTATION., The staff of the electrical aad mechanical branch of tbe General Pott Offlce met on Monday evening to bid farewell to Mr. Howard N. Law ton, wbo b leaving for BnghnrT, after a' connec tion with the department tor eight yean. Mr. a A. Unbebaun, on behalf of rtfae sUS, presented Mr. Lowton with a travelling. bag *u. a token ot the respect and esteem in which be b held by ib feUow-olBcera, and wished 'him every success: Tbe recipient suitably acknowledged tbe presen tation. . .
SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
SPORTING. Warrior II., the winner of the Western Australian Derby, is «t present quartered at the John Bull Yards. He made a good trip over, and proceeds to Sydney, where he' will co into Lemond's stable,' in the course of three or four days.
REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
REPORTS. South Lake.— March 1:-S.E. drive extended to 15 ft. Sunk a winae in drive on good tin going down. E, Drive-Cootiimed winae to 9 ft Open ed out plat 8 x 6 x 6, floor of plat 21 ft below surface. Started driving 8. at. that level on body of stone carrying both lode and .stream tin in payable quantities. Raised 20 loads wasbdirt. Tried sluice box tor about six hours, and got 1 cwt concentrates. All underground working* flooded as remit of recent rain, which recorded between 4 and 6 in., and for some time to come shall only be able to work from dump. Wflcena Pioneer and P.'A. Excelsior, Lease lOTL-March l:-8unk shaft to 16 tt Have not got through lode formation. Stone appears to be making better -in quality. - Can get colours by dollying. Lode, which consists of quarts, iron, and-gesaao, is running down between two nic* walk, and is 4 ft 8 in. wide. Estimate to cut HakendorTs 1060 lode a* about 60 ft Shaft is fall of water, which is soaking in through lode matter. South Austral...
THE WRECK OF THE MUNCHEN. A SUDDEN DISASTER. BRISBANE, March 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
THE WRECK OF THE MUNCHEN. A SUDDEN DISASTER. ' BRISBANE, March 13. The Obnngrba. which arrived at Thur* clay lilaml to-dav, brought an account of the wreck of the German-Australian stea mer Munchcn, which wan given to a repre sentative of the 'China Mail'* by a paneu ccr. The vesaci had a favourable trip till che was outside Yap Harbour. She was going into a narrow pauage when she was fttruck by a sudden squall resembling a miniatnre typhon and driven on to the lee aide of the passage, no wider, than the length of the Munchen. The steamer struck a coral patch and remained fast Several big hole* were knocked in her. The boat* were lowered and the women and three other passengers taken athore first. The others were then saved. Great peril attended this work, but good discipline wan maintained, and the task wan accom plished without Ion of life. The mails and some of the cargo were saved, but a number of the passengers lost hewrfly.
ENGLAND AND THE UNITED STATES. THE HAY-PAUNCEFOTE TREATY. London, March 12. [Received March 12, 8 p.m.] [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 13 March 1901
ENGLAND AND THE UNITED STATES. ? THE HAY-PAUNCEFOTE TREATY. London, March 12. [BY SUBMARINE TELEGRAPH.! [Bebeived March 12, 8 pjn.) : Great Britain, in a dignified reply to I*re«ldcnt McKinley's communication In reference to the Hay-Pauncefote Convention on the projected Nicaragua Canal, expresses regret that she Is un able to accept the Washington Se nate's amendments to that treaty. Lord Salisbury refrains from making any counter proposals. Under the treaty England consented to the United States constructing and owning an inter-oceanic canal, provid ed that it shall be neutral and open to the vessels of all nations on the same term*. The Senate amended the treaty by adding clauses allowing the United States to fortify the waterway, and declaring that the Clayton-Bulwer treaty wax superseded.