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STORM AT CALCUTTA. LONDON, May 17. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
STORM A.T CALCUTTA -London, May 17. Intejligerice. has been ^received from Gal cuttft to the f fleet thftt aiearfol storm had * paasedoTer that city, . Aaimroaase.ainount of damage was done to property, three peKons were killed, and a great number seriously injured. Tho shipping on the , Hocghly alto suffered. Severely, and some j of the river craft were destroyed, toe crews j escaping -with, great difficulty. j
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN FARMERS' MUTUAL ASSOCIATION. KOOLUNGA BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN FARMERS' MUTUAL ASSOCIATION. KOOI.UHGA BEAKCH. -The usual meeting of this branou wa* held at the Eoolunga Hotel on Friday, M*y 13, Mr, J.T.Bowe, J.P., presiding. Tbe secretary read a letter from the general secretary, »«fring that the branches, with a view of facilitating bon nes?, ehenld hold their meetings simultaneously in the week preceding 4he new moon. The letter stated that the central committee in tended in futore holding their meetings on the first Saturday after tbe fall moon , in each month, and if the brsaobea could comply with this request matters conld be laid before them. A notice of motijn waB then brought torward by Mr. Wm. English, to tbe effect that the central oommitsee shoald cot be allowed to issue manifestos of their own, expecting that whatever they were the branches would adopt them, without even consulting them. For instance, before the recent elections be said a paper was sent to the branches from the central committee nomi nating sis memb...
HEALTH OF MR. GLADSTONE. LONDON, May 17. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
HEALTH OF MR. GLADSTONE. London. Mav 17. - Mr. Gladstone, on returning to his resi dence last night from the House of Com mons, complained of feeling very nnwalL His medical adviser. was called in. who at once slated that Mr. Gladstone was^uffer ing from extreme exhaustion, and that he was prostrated with fatigue after the long and euergetis speech, he deliveredin the Eouee on the Irish Land Bill. His illness is rot believed to be of a dangerous character, but bis physician Btatesthat rest is iffijifeTativelj teqwied. It is, therefore, likely that the Premier -will be absent from Parliament for several days.
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN FARMERS' MUTUAL ASSOCIATION. PORT VICTORIA BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN FARMERS' MUTUAL ASSOCIATION. Pobt Victoria Bhakch. The monthly meeting of this branch -was held «m Wednesday, May 1L The president (Mr. J. C. Leonard, J.P,) oooupied the chair. Mr. B. Xkmej, jun., brought forward his motion re dry ?owing. He mid that his object in bringing thu motion forward was to see if any information could be gained that would prove benefioisl in. checking tie spread of takeall, and other diseases which are making their appearance. .Tbonghnot an old experienced farmer observa tion bad convinced him that wheat sown before the rains was more liable to disease than that eown after. Land that had been ploughed and sown dry for three yean in mooeesion was the fiiBt place where he had noticed the disease. He hoped thatmembers would give their opinions sod experiences, bo that information might be gained. Alter s long discoision, from which it appeared that the experiences of members were contradictory, the following resolution moved ty Mr. C. Bdsog wa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
gales by Auction* On WEDNESDAY, May 25, 1881. AT TWO O'CLOCK. IH MESSRS. 8. BABNABD & OO.'S BAZAAR, O0BBIE-STBEBT, ADELAIDE. SECOND ANNUAL SALB THOROUGHBRED OOLTS AND FILLTEB, BRED AT THE FOLHAM STUD FAEM, BEBDBBDS, THE IMPOETBD icHOKOUGHBBED BNTIBB3. OOUNTBYMAN AND WINTERLAKE. PABB, JAMES H.. his received in structions from ?William Bladder, Esq., to sell, on Wednesday, 25th May, at 2 o'clock, in Messrs. S. Barnard & Oo.'e Bazaar, Currie rtteet, Adelaide— 9 THOROUGHBRED OOLTS AND SILLIES COUNTRYMAN AND WINTERLAKB. The above Oolte and Fillies will be on view «t the Eulbam Stud. Farm any afternosn after the 10th M»y. CATALOGUES NOW READY. For further particulars «ee both dailies, and Chronicle and Ubiener of 8th April. 141x141 On WEDNESDAY, May 25, at 2 o'clock ?t Aftrt iho Sale of Mr. Blaokler's Stock). ATMESSBB.S. EAENABD & OO.'SHOJISB THOBOUGHBRED HORSE FROLIC. I}ARH, JAMES H., will sell, as above, for Mr. D. Kennedy — FROLIO, Chesnat Horse, four you;, by B...
THE BRADLAUGH CASE. LONDON, May 17. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
THE BRADLAUGU.QASE. Losdon, May 17. Mr. Bradlaugli having appealed against tie recent decision of the Lords Justices Bram well, Baggallay, and . Lush, by- whom the case was heard, in the minor Court of Appeal, the case is«ow;being heard Jbefore the Judicial Committee of the Privy .-GounciL the Eight flon. Lord Goteridgej Lord Chief - Justice of England, presiding. -Mr;- Brad laugh having raised sertajp J&chnjgsl «bjec tionef th«y were, sustained, bj^^m A-9™ Chief Justice, but he allowedii»fl^aintjrJ, ill, Clarke, to amend. ?
A CURIOUS COMPILATION. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
A CURIOUS COMPILATION. TO THE EDITO3. Sir— The annexed list of names taken from the ' Directory ' for 1881, may prove of interest as showing tbe relative prevalence of such Denies. The line is drawn at one column of the Directory whioh includes ei&ty sis names, no names occupying less space are entered. Eobin son's score chows the fallacy of introducing him into the society of such celebrities as Smith, Brown, and Jones, as he is much too select ! — Ism, &c, SMITH. Msy 11. Ksme. No. Name. No. Smith ... - „-„ Hill ? 94 Smyth ... J *)8 Roberts ? 83 Williams ? 170 Taylor ? 82 Jones ? 154 Andersen ? 8J Cark-e ? X40 Bennett ? £0 Thornton... - .„, EvaM ? 80 Tl-ompson j '*- Scott ... „. 77 Martjn ? 128 Green ... _ 75 Johuison ... - 1I8 Young ? 74 Johruitou-e J Turner ? 73 Thomas ? 112 Alkn ? 72 White ? Ill Phillips ? 63 'Wilton ? Ill Mitchell ? 67 Davits ... - lln Harvey .„ ... 64 Davis ._ J ?Ii Pearce ? 68 Wcod-s ... „ 108 Porter ? 6u Hall ? 104 Richards ? GS Baker ? 102 W...
AGRICULTURE IN FRANCE. Paris, April 1. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
AGRICULTURE IN FRANCE. . [From our own Correspondent.! Paris, April L There are two methods for preserving grain — in granaries, where the grain is turned over from time to time and exposed to currents of air ; and in trenches, either plain or lined with masonry. In oar climate the iatter plan is not possible, but there can ba no difficulty in constructing sheet-iron reservoirs, providing uniformity of tempera ture be secured. This is the plin recommended by JProfeesor Muntz as being superior to graneries. He has found by. .' - actual experiment that of two lots of like grain, placed in identical temperatures, one - ? /. in closed vases, the other in renewed air, the latter eliminated ten times more carbonic acid than the former. Now the production ' of this acid forms the test for estimating tbe deterioration of the grain, which takes . . place chiefly at the expense of the starch, and much less so of the protein matters— all most essential for germination as well' as for the purpo...
AGRICULTURAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
AGRICULTURAL NOTES. There is nothing striking to report about the weather this week beyond the fact that eome of the days have been unusually warm for the season. This, however, after the late rains, has brought the feed on nicely, and the country generally is looking ra markably well, and the young grass spring ing rapidly. The early sown crops are aomg weu waere iney are aoove grouna, and as there is a good supply of moisture in the soil after the late rains, agricultural affairs eo far look promising. In Victoria nearly the whole of the country has had a bountiful supply of ram, and as extensive areas of land in the whsat-growing districts have been sown the crops will have a good start. New South Wales has not participated in the late rains to the extent that this colony and Victoria have, but its flocks and herds are reported to be in fair order, and no . serious cause for apprehension exists. Along the coast rains have fallen, but many of the inland districts have not been so ...
BRITISH MEAT SUPPLIES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
BRITISH MEAT SUPPLIES. Mr. Chaplin, M.P. for Mid-Lincolnshire, is one of the almost es.tiuct school oi thorough-paced British protectionists. Ha Ecornsthe lialf-and-half name of reciprocity, and fjom. his place in the- House oi Ooai rcoEfi denounces free trade as 'the old three-leg cripple.' Though he was motion to prohibit the importation of live rueat ixito lCngland because of the pre valence of foot-and-aioutii disease, he was succeseful iii drawing some very important statements from Mr. Matthew Arnold and Mr. Mundella; and the portion of the speech of the Vice-President of the Council which referred to the cattle trade of Australia and its possible extension is of great interest to these colonies. The Cattle Diseases Act of 1873, by which animals coming from ports scheduled as infected were ordered to be slaughtered at the place of landing, haa admittedly beeu productive of good, and in the end oE 1879 the whole of Britain was comparatively free from cattle disease. For nine mo...
THE FARMERS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
TBE FAR2IERS' ASSOCIATION. Meetings of various tranches of ,tlie Farmers' A££ociation liave been held in different parts of the country during the past weeli or two, at which matters of iai poitance to agriculturists and to the com munity generally have been discussed. In the Northern districts the branches are eminently political in their aims and views, the object they are striving after most earnestly being to obtain on behalf of 'Wapstraw from the Government and taa Legislature facilities for the acquisition of large holdings — of course on eaey terms. It is undoubtedly desirable that the farther we go from the seaboard tbe more liberal should be the terms offered to agricultural selectore, and the larger should be their blocks of land, in order that tliey may be aMe to combine grazing with tillage of the soil. It is not disputed that the father north settlement extends the more uncertain is the rainfall, to say nothing of it fceirig on the average of seasons decidedly lees abun...
THE FRENCH IN TUNIS. PARIS, May 12. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
THE FRENCH IN TUNI9. Pabis, May 12. The latest intelligence received by the. Government from the military expedition into Tunisian' territory states that the column is continuing its advance, and isnow only a few miles from Tunis, the capital. Replying to a question in the Chamber of Deputies, M. Barthelemy St. Hilaire, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has made a fciaiemect wim xegH.ru to mo pionom position of the Tunis question. The French representative, he stated, had demanded from the Bey of Tunis durable guarantees for- the maintenance of a permanent quietude immediately on the Eroumirs' frontier before the French troops would be ?withdrawn from the territory. He dis tinctly disavowed any intention of the Government in favor of the annexation of Tunis. A similar statement on the subject ?was made in the Senate this evening.
Agriculture, &c. TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
$$xhttllmzt &z. TO CORRESPONDENTS. C. J. Vaiientine, chief inspector of sheepi writes to say tbat be thinks the dip recom mended by us to ** R. G.' would be found excel lent for ' tics' in sheep, it being eaouomioal as well as efficacious. He also says he baa tried Cooper's sheep dip oa vermin, and found it very fauoceeBfuL E. W. Mitcheil.— We have received Cooper's pamphlet on ' Shfep-dippiug and Scab in Steep.' The auplieste cjpy has beea for wsrded. has iust oublished aa excellent week on ' Tree Culture.' W. W — For sandcracks in horses' hoofs the following se considered a goou renied'j-: — Smear melted shoemakers' was ail over the hoof, and before it is quite cold bind upon it firmly aud eveuly some three Yards of taps, taking ia as much of the fceof as you can. Fasten and than apply more wax, leaving the Earfaoe quits Eniootb. liub over all some grease, and then torn tbe borse oai. If obliged to keep tie bcrse inuoors give walking exercise daily. T. h,.— Wood ashes are ...
THE BRADLAUGH CASE. LONDON, May 12. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
/ THE BRiDLAUGH CASE. London. May 12. Mr. Bradlangh, M.P. for Northampton, has ?written a letter to the Right tToaorable H. B. W. Brand, the Speaker' of the tlonee of Commons, declaring that his expulsion . from the Chamber on Tuesday laBt was iinjiitt^and illegal, and again insisting on his right to be sworn. Sir Wilfred La-wson, the member for Carlisle, has (riven notice of his intention to introduce a motion of similar purport at an early date.