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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
[?] FtlRNI fUliE. best value m the city FRANKLIN-STREET, E»TTT- 'KTTQ'EFfKF^l TS7 A 15 ^FWftTT-S13 A T4TPT A T'n'E' FSANSIiTN-STREET1. PLEASE NOTS THAT WE HAVE REMOVED OUR FURNISHING BUSINESS TO FRANKLIN-STREET. THE PUT* !S UNEQUALLED THE PRICES ARE LOW, AND EVERYTHING IS NEW AND IN FIRST-CLASS ORDER. WE ARE THE ONLY FIRM THAT GIVES THE FOLLOWING GUARANTEE :— NOTE.— A Genuine Guarantee— Every Article is Guaranteed In first-class order and or the best workmanship. If not vra under- take to take them bac& and bear the expanse of carriage. Country orders receive special attention. Drawing-room Suite, 6 pieces, upholstered in cretonne and plush ? £4 0 0 Drawing-room Suite, 0 pieces, in cretonne and plush ? 6 10 0 Drawing-room Suite, beautifully upholstered in tapestry and plush, aad with carved frames, £7 10s. and ? S 15 0 Dining-room Suite, in leather ? C 19 0 7 pieces, Suite with carved frames, and uphol stered in leather ? 9 10 0 Double-wove Wire Mattresses, hill size . . 0 1...
THE LOURDES PILGRIMAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
fc THE LOUEDES PIL | GRIMAGE. x ? w ? ??;' T-riae trains, caxrying about 8,000 pilgi-iniE, left the Orlcans^Raihray Terminus in Paris on August 17 for Lourdes (writes the Paris corre spondent of the London Standard). Six other trains, starting from other places, are described as conveying no fewer titan 9,000 other pil grims to the shrine of the Virgin. Never lias the annual pilgrimage assumed such large pro portioa3,'which fact may possibly bo due to M. ' Zola's r^ali^titf descriptions. .In any -case the condemnation /of '-the im'iio'ster De}auoj% who had been suppo.'Sfd tpliave been cured miracu lously iit Xoufii^ ihas cerfeiiiily fot had t\\q effect of decreasing the' nuinliei;!of disbelievers in ttie .suppo^d. tniraiu3ous. powers of the waler8jp£^tat^)Iace..* Long before die [depar ture of the trains from Paris the third-class waiting-room, which was specially set apart for the pilgrims, ..offered a . most curious spec tacle, in one 'comer, bahihdf table, two of * ' the organise...
The Week. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
[?] . The' directors of the' Bank of Adelaide Lave decided -to --pay oo the' '4th '.proximo- fin interim dividend at tho rate of 7 per cent, par annum. . The fr.'ends of Mr. T. Price, M.P., will regret to learn chat his sister, Airs. Edward. Davis, died at her residence, Mitchani, on Thursday. She had been seriously ill for tome time. The funeral takes place on Saturday. Mr. H. C. Russellj Government Astronomer of New South Waifs, has received the follow ing cablegram :—' Periodical comet Faye re discovered at Nice. Position for September 20, 5039 G.M.L; right ascension, 21 hours 8 minutes 11 seconds ; North Polar distance, 91 deg. 54 niin. 15 sec.' Since the Government passed the- Act. facilitating and cheapening the process by which aliens can become naturalised citizens of South Australia the Chief Secretary's depart ment has been busy issuing letters of naturalisa tion, 270 foreigners having applied for and been granted letters. Mr. J. ? J. Virgo, general secretary of the Y.M.C....
ENGLISH POLITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
ENGLISH POLITICS. The whirwind of party politics in Great Britain which raged so furiously a few weeks ago, wrecking the Liberal Party in its course, has been succeeded by a period of unruffled calm. To all appearances by tacit agreement, there is a complete truce between the various contending factions. Burning questions are left to smoulder, and difficult problems are ad journed sine die. One side is satisfied to enjoy its consciousness of overwhelming strength .without making any aggressive demonstration, while the other is busily engaged iii binding up its 'wounds and trying to find some consolation for its defeat. Meanwhile, - instead of the eager haste for domestic legislation which was so pronounced a. short time ago, there is general 'acquiescence in the policy of letting things alone. Of course this is a condition of affairs that cannot continue very long, but the fact that it should have 'arrived' -at all is interest ing as presenting to the gaze Of the world an aspect of ...
NORTHERN LAND BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
NORTHERN LAND BOARD. Port Augusta, October 3.— The Northern Laud Board sat to Jay; A number of selec tors and others waited upon the board under the impression that a reduction would be made in the rents on application if the arrears were paid.' They, however, were grievously disappointed when the chairman told them that he had no instructions in the matter. Sciie had come a long 'distance.
Country News. (For other Country New see page 26.) THE SOUTH-EASTERN RAILWAYS. Mount Gambier. October 3. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
Coaitfrg jgfeai . (for other«ppunlry .arpaa tee ptye W. ) T&E SOUTH-EASTERN RAiliwATS. Mount Gambier. October 3. Thejlailway Commissioner (Mr. Pendleton), the Engineer-in-Chief, and several officials of the Railway Department arrived here at noon to-day, and were waited upon by the mayor and town council, who brought .under Jtbe notice of the Commissioner several Local wants, including the lighting of the cattle yards,, making a westerhroad to the station, a reduc tion in the rates for the carriage of merchan dise, and the carrying of stock through to Adelaide in one day. They also nressed on the Commissioner's notice the desirability of the train from Adelaide arriving earlier. The Commissioner promised a consideration of. the questions submitted, but declined to make any promises. The local potato merchants, how ever, were promised a weighbridge on the south side of the line, near their stores. The party will proceed. to Beachport to-morrow.
PEER AND PEASANT. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
PEER AND PEASANT. Anything concerning the British peer — or any other peer, for that matter— is of intense interest in America (remarks the Wcstmimter dazettc). Much has, therefore, of course, been made of the fact that the late Marquis of Exeter was a grandson of tho earl who, in the course of his wander ings, made the acquaintance of a peasant girl whom he wooed and won with out disclosing his identity, the marriage register iu the little Shropshire church of Bolas describing him merely aa 'Henry Cecil.' A woman of singular beauty and of much natural refinement, she had no suspicion that her husband was one of tlie wealthiest and most grandly descended noblemen in the United Kingdom, and the manner iu which he ulti mately disclosed his true station is exquisitely told by Lord Tennyson in his poern 'The Lord of Burleigh.' A much more recent instance of an alliance of this kind, citc-d by an American contemporary, is that of the Karl Of- Mount Cashell, who. tirv-c years ago, althoug...
THE SOUTH-EAST. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
w ? THE SOUTH-EAST. BoitDERTOWtf, October 2..— Heavy showers of rain 'fell on Monday njght, Tuesday, and to:day, which'iire'rervery welcome, as owitig'to the late frosts and long Fpdll of dry weather the feed was at a standstill. This downfall is of great benefit to the district. The crops aro looking well and healthy. Shearing is inter fered with and will be discontinued for the week. — A well=sttended concert was held in the institute on Wednesday evening in con nection withthe Congregational Church. The Rev. W. S. Pearse was chairman, and a mosb attractive programme was creditably carried put. ' Nabracoorte, October 1.— The first load of this season's wool was delivered at Messrs. -J. Grice & Co.'s store here on Monday ; it came from Benayes. Shearing is proceeding satis factorily in the district and there appears to be no difficulty in obtaining shearers. — The-|, Rev. A. Wheeler, M.A., of St. Paul's Angii-^ can Church here, has accepted the incumbency' of Christ Church,...
GAWLER. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
'?'.'-? GAWLER. Gawleb, October 3.— The concert in aid of the Gawler South Mission piano fund w&b repeated at the Institute Hall on Tuesday evening in consequence of the great success it met with on the first occasion. The Cathedral choristers, Masters Pizey, Hack, Hosking, and Mumme, were again present and de lighted the audience with their singing. A change from the programme of last time was made in the case of Miss Rosa, who contributed & song and pianoforte over tures. There was a very good house. — On Tuesday evening a service of song, entitled ''A- Child of Jesus,' was rendered at the Baptist Church by the Sunday-school scholars. There was a large attendance and the service passed off most satisfactorily, tho singing being, excellent. Mr. R. J. La vis gave the connective readings. — The butchers and bakers of Gawler held their annual picnic on Wednesday at the grounds of Mr. James Lawes, Sandy Creek. There was a large number present, about 40 vehicles being re...
NUMBER NINE. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
NUMBER NINE. A coiTespondeat \yrites to the Westminster Gazette:—'' I have tried to gather together the j curiosities attached to number nine. It is by j nines that Eastern presents are given when | made on a scale of great magnificence. ' To j the nines1 expresses a state of perfection, as 'dressed up to the nines.' ( Chaucer, Heywobd, aud Shakespeare speak of anjue-dxiys' wonder; a cat has nine lives ; a tailor is the ninth part of a man ; Shakespeare makes Hotspur cavil on the ninth part of a hair ; it was a number of magical power dear to witches, as i we read-iu Macbeth; Shakespeare again has j the 'Nine Sibyls of old Komc' ; we have the; games of nine, men's morris and ninepins ; the butcher-bird is called the nine-killer, from its. habit of impaling nine of the animals on which it feeds before it begins its meal ; the nine of diamonds is called the curse of Scot land ; there were nine niusca ; nine planets ; nine orders of angels — Angds, Archangels, Virtuts, Powers, Principa...
MANAGERS' REPORTS. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
MANAGERS' REPORTS. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. New Mjlo, September 28.— 'At main underlay, No. A east drive extended 9 ft.; total, 61 ft.; in pood ground for driving ; 'lode small, but carries nice iron. Started intermediate drive east at 150ft. level, now in 3 ft. ; lode, 12 in. of fair looking ore. In Milo . Extended block No. 2 east driven 0 ft; total, 18 ft,; lode small iu face. At Great Eastern block new underlay put down ; total, 15 ft; lode, 8 in., good ore. West drive from old shaft extended 13 ft ; total, 70 ft; lode. 9 in., cood ore. Nice gold seen in stopes.- Erected whip on new underlay for hauling.', New Reedy Creek.— ' Stopes between ISO and 240 ft levels carrying same class of ore as last reported. Stopes above 180-ft. level are fair quality ore.' Kkrkeek's Treasure, September 28.— 'Completed chamber at 70-f L level, erected windlass, sunk under lay winze on course of lode, depth 22 ft.; lode im proved, good gold showing in bottom ; whole of winze Is in ore ; exact width of lode...
General News. GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. THURADAY, OCTOBER 3. APPOINTMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
VL7VJIA--VCM' ^tV-W/VU GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Thursday, October 3. APPOINTMENTS. ' Angus Campbell, of the Semaphore, maiiner. to be a warden of the Marine Board vice Hobbs, deceased. The undermentioned Customs officers to be inspectors of public-houBes for the following licensing districts : — Narracoorte district, George Henry Styles, sub-collector at Kingston ; Mount Gambier district, Henry Charles Pearce, sub-collector at Beachport ; Midland district. William Little. Bub-collector at Terowie. M.O. Robert Charles Thorpe to be bailiff of the Local Court of Burrundie vice Kingston resigned. - UESIGNATIOXS. The resignation of Alfred Frederick Smith as a justice of the peace has been accepted. MAKRIAGK ACT NOTICES. The resignation of the Rev. Frederick Slaney Poole as an officiating minister under the Marriage Act has been accepted and his enrolment cancelled. TEMPERS ACCEPTED. Supply and Tender Board. Supply and delivery of l,OS0 turbine water metere, viz., 450 4' at £2 8s. 6d., G30 ?' ...
BULLION RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
BULLION RETURNS. Mount Burgess Gold Mines, September 23.— Crushed during the last 183 hours, 164 tons, yielding 117 oz. gold ; total depth sunk all shafts past fortnight, 22 ft.; total length driven all levels, 12 ft. Trenton Mine (W.A.).— Fortnight ending September 26—215 tons crushed for 101 oz. ffold. Central Broken Hill Mine. — Week ended September 26 — 412 tons of ore treated, producing 159 tons of bullion, containing 3,637 oz. of silver, averaging 8'82 oz. of silver per ton and 38 '59 per cent, of lead per ton. Broken Hilx Block 14, September 27.— Ore treated, 104 tons carbonate and 359 tons sulphides, producing 223 tons bullion, con taining 13,817 oz. suver, including purchased ore. CRmsus Gold Mining Company.— Nine loads Blevin's, eight loads Egan's, 15 oz. gold. Nothing fresh in mine. **. Great South Long Tunnel (Walhalla. Vic toria), September 2G.— Amalgam for week', 390 bz. ; crushed 220 tons. ' Queen of the Lake, Nannine, W.A. —Crushed 101 tons for 53 oz. Shaft down 98 f...
RUSSIA. MASSING 90,000 ADDITIONAL TROOPS. LONDON, October 1. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
RUSSIA. MASSING 90,000 ADDITIONAL TROOPS. London, October 1. Concurrently with her attempt to obtain by diplomatic arrangement with China some territorial concession in Manchuria for her Siberian railway, Russia is strengthening her position in Vladivostock, her naval station in the North Pacific, and a scheme is in contem plation by which 90,000 additional troops will have been massed there before the advent of spring. ________________ *
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
MISCELLANEOUS. Tho manager of the Gassidy Hill mine tele graphed on September 30: — 'Cut small leader main shaft. Splendid gold.' The Tarrawingee Flux and Tramway Com pany report that the quantity of flux delivered to the mines for the fortnight ending on Sep tember 25 was 3.3G8 tons. Our Burra correspondent writes on Septem ber 27 : — A special meeting of the Burra Burra Gold Mining Syndicate, which has secured a valuable property near Paratoo, was held last night at the Royal Exchange Hotel, Aberdeen, Mr. B. Butterworth presiding over a good attendance. The agreement between the syndicate and prospectors was adopted, and arrangements were completed to start sulking the main shaft at once. Messrs. W. A Babbich and William Neville, the directors who were deputed to visit the property and report, gave a glowing account of the value or the property. More stone has been brought to Burnt from the find, and gold can be Been through it with the naked eye. Two tons of stuff from Malcolm's ...
THE REBELLION IN CUBA. LONDON, October 1. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
THE REBELLION IN CUBA. ________ v ? London, October 1. A mass meeting has been held in Chicago under the presidency of the Mayor of tho city, for the purpose of discussing the present state of affairs in the island of Cuba. Resolutions were carried demanding that the Government of the United States should recognise the action of the Cuban belligerents, and afford them practical sympathy in their struggle for independence. Governor Altgeld, of the State of Illinois, was present at the meeting, and expressed . himself in favor of the resolutions submitted, i London, October 2. f It is announced that the Governors of U of the states in the union have advocated tha recognition by the United. States Government . ': of the struggle of the Cuban jrebels, ' ( v In expressing their views 'as. 'to-Jihe manned. . . ? in which the sympathy of America 'jjibould b* ; shown some have advised the annexation of , -.: the island by the United States. .; »;-.;.. '/.£?-'?£:- . ' Intelligence has been r...
REPORTED VALUABLE MINERAL DISCOVERY. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
REPORTED VALUABLE MINERAL DISCOVERY. A correspondent sends us the following : — ' Mr. Alfred Frost, who was known many years ago as one of the most successful . pro spectors in 'the far north at the time of the copper boom of 1860-65, has lately again come to the fore with a valuable discovery in the neighborhood of his old haunts. The locality is said to be about a 'mile and a half from the old Sir Dommick copper mine and not far from the Daly and Stanley mines. In a large lode of copper ore Mr. Frost found a con siderable percentage of native bismuth, and brought down to town some lumps weighing aboutapoundeach; he also found strong traces of gold and silver. On showing his specimens to Mr. Tom Coward that gentleman entered into an arrangement with Mr. Frost to form a syndicate to deal with the property. The shares in the syndicate were over applied for as soon as the affair got wind, and the next day a premium of 50 per cent, was offered and refused. Mr. Coward next engaged Mr. J...
WEST AUSTRALIAN GOLDFIELDS. THE NORSEMAN FIELD—MR. FEARBY'S OPINION. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 5 October 1895
\yEST AUSTRALIAN GOLDFIELDS. The Norseman. Field— Mb. Feabby's Opinion. Our Norseman correspondent reports under date of September 19 -.—There . was a great crowd at the Dewdrop Inn on Thursday evening last to hear the opinion of Mr. Fearby, M.E., on the future of this field. Mr. Arthur Austin, of the Austin syndicate, was voted to the chair. Mr. Fearby said he was heart' and soul a miner, having a standing of over 86 years. There was not the slightest doubt that this was a grand field — one that would do credit to the colony for very many years to come. Their lodes were true fissure ones— lodes that would live to great depths. They were sur rounded by great water deposits which added to that value. .There were many lodes which would jjo from 2 to 3 and even 5 oz. to the ton. They were better off for vrater than the more northern fields,, and this nwantmuch. in the working and treatment of stuff. There was one great feature he had noticed while going over the field, and that was the...