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THE FLOODS IN GOODWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 20 April 1889
THE FLOODS IN GOODWOOD. We are informed by a resident of Goodwood that several families were washed out ia that locality on Taesday sight. Ia one Btreet in Goodwood West fire houses were rendered uninhabitable, and assistance had to be obtained in some cases to get the occupants out. In other parts of this township — which ia situated on low- lying land— several families suffered. The water was at its highest - , between 12 and 1 o'clock on Wednes day moraine, and after that time it began to subside. It has now gone down to its usual course in the Brownhill Creek, bat - haB left a memento of its visit in the mod that is lying about. =*
A PLUCKY RESCUE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 20 April 1889
A PLUCKY KESOUE. A correspondent writes :— On Wednesday when the flood waa at its highest a lad named ; ?I, McNamara foolishly attempted to cross Winn's ford at Ooromandel Valley with a baker's cart, and was immediately washed ' down the stream, but was temporarily stopped by the footbridge. This, however, gave way, i and the boy, horse; and cart again commenced a journey down the swollen nver. - Ayounar mannamed Charles Hallsawtheoocurrenoe, and - being below stream ran to the river Bide just in ameto see the boy as he was floating down the stream with his lega uppermost. Hall immediately plunged into the roaring torrent and seized the boy with one hand and a branch of a tree with the other. He stuck to the lad and held him in the middle of the flood (tha highest ever known in the neighborhood) for * quarter of an hour. The willing handsjon shore ? then established communication with a rope which was tied round the boy's waist and he waa dragged to the shore, Hall afterwards __ und...
THE GAWLER FLOODS. RETURN OF THE WATER POLICE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 20 April 1889
THE GAWtER FLOODS. Retcbn of the Water Police. Eight of the Port Adelaide water police, who were dispatched to Gawler on Wednesday morning with lifeboata and other life saving appliances, returned to the Fort on Thurs day. There was some little consternation at Gawler among the residents when the water police arrived, conveying three boats, three lifebuoys, and fonr sets of drags. Places where pertona a few hours before could walk on tena firma had been converted into veri table lagocDB and pocde, while the current of water was mmenqo_8, ana proved tne greatest obstacle to the police ia the discharge of their duties. Our Port reporter obtained the folio wing statement on Thursday morning from Water Constable Burke, who is stationed at the Port:— 'We left Port Adelaide by the 7.10 a m. train on Wednesday .morning, and reached Gawler at 9 a.m. It was blowing and raining furiouBly, and part of the railway-line between Smithheld and Salisbury was oovered with water. No great trouble was...
THE REEDBEDS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 20 April 1889
THE REEDBEDS. To fully appreciate the extent of damage caused by the recent floods one has only got to p*y a visit to the Beedbeds and its neighbor hood, and as the storm waters have now con siderably Bubsided a much better idea can be gained than was previously the cobb, A repre sentative of The Advertiser drove down to Henley Beach on Friday, and in the course of bis travels was able to glean a good deal of in formation regarding the loss to property, both public and private, and of the damage caused by the vast body of water that rushed down the Torrens and spent itself in the low lying lands around the Beedbeds, before flow ing into the Port River and the Patawalonga Greek. From the time of leaving Mile-End, the Henley Beaoh-road bore evidence, every few yards, of the severe treatment to which it had been subjected. The 'blinding' has nearly everywhere been washed away, and the rough usage that the tramline met with is now apparent. From early morning the employe's of the Hindma...
YATALA NORTH. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 20 April 1889
Y AT ALA NORTH. April 15 —Present — The ohairaian and Ors. Jas. Watson, and Jaa. Bookings. Tenders accepted:— For main roa^s. — Contract 25, spreading al»g, J. WhelftD,, 7£d. per yard ; 26, J. Whelan, 9d. peryar-\» 27, .Taa. Dolohanty, 9d. per yard; 28, ,Tas, DAobioty, Sd. per yard; 29, Jas. Djlohanty, 6d ; 30, John Hart, 5d. per y&M; 31, Jutin Hart, 5£d' P«r yaid ; 32, P»i, Ryan, rolling road*. 19a. per day. Re«iptej £18 10a. Paym?^— G-eaara1. £b2s. Mi) and main roads. 694 13s. 41
WHOLESALE PRICES OF COLONIAL PRODUCE. TANNERS AND FELLMONGERS' GOODS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 20 April 1889
WHOLESALE PEICE8 OF COLONIAL PRODUCE. TANKEES AKD FELLMONGRBS' GOODS. Bones, £3 4s. ; hoofs and knuckles, £3 ; shank boneB. from £6 to £9 15a. ; hides, best heavies, in clean condition, 3d., medium 3d. to 3£d., light 3d. 90 33d.; horns, up to 28s.; calfskuiB. id. to 5d. per lb.; kanparoo eelns. Is. 6d. to 2s. 6d, per lb. ; ekins, 38. lid., 2s. lid- la. lid.— April 18.
YONGALA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 20 April 1889
YONGALA. April 11. —Special meeting.— Present— Oh. M. Smith (ohait). E. Bradtka, and J. Hartigan. Tenders aooepted :— For main roada— Contraot 6, J. Fox; 7, J. M. Nair. For district roads— Contracts 35 and 26, J. Stott; 37, H. Dollman; 38, D. Liddy. Oeerseer reported letting cutting down hill at near Me. Kay's and rut fiHing at Baker's at £5; approved. He also reported that creek near Bennet's Greek wanted attention ; to be done by overseer. The overseer to have some small jobs done near Blencowe'd and Williams's, and several other works to be put in hand. Payment, £8 7s.
RETAIL PRICES. MEAT. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 20 April 1889
PffTAfT- PSIOES. HEAT. Beef, ML to Ed. perlb.; mutton, 2Jd. to Bd. perlb. ; pork, 4d.to Bd. perlb.; veal, id. to 8d- per lb.; beef sausages, 4d. per lb. ; pork da. Sd. per lb. ; lamb 2S| 6d. torequaiter, 3a. 6d. hmdquarter.— April 18, DA1EY PEODUCB. Butter, Is. lOd. to 2s. 2d. per lb. j eggs. Is. ML to Is. 10d.; bacon. Is. vet lb.; lard. lOd. to la. per lb.; cheeEe.-ls. to Is. 4d. per lb.— April 18. FED1T A9D VE6BIASI£S. Beet, 4d. per bunch ; carrots, 2£d. . per bunch ; cabbages, 4-Lieach ; celery, 6d. per head ; cress, Id. . per bunch; leeks, 4d. per bunch; lettuce, ljd. each ; onions, Sd. per lb. ; parsley, Id. per bunchy parsnips, 2Jd. ner bunch; peas, 2j. per peck; sweet melons, 2d. per lb. ; water melons, Id. per lb. ; pine-apples, Is. each ; potatoes, 2d. per lb.; radishes. Id. per bunch ; turnips, 3d. per bunch ; swede turnipB, 2Jd. per bunch ; almonds, 9d. per lb. ; cooking apples; 3d. per lb. ; eating apples, 4d. per - lb. . qniBCee, 3d. per lb. ; Barcelona nuts, Iss per lb...
WALKERVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 20 April 1889
WALKERVILLE. April 15.— Board of Health.— Present— All. Mr, Connor attended by invitation of the board respecting complaints he made to pre vious meetiogot offensive smells from Conrad's' slaughtering premises on March 22 and 24. The offence not having since occurred, and there being a doubt aa to the question from where it originated, it was eventually agreed that on any further cauBe for complaint Mr. Connor should wait on any member of the board, who would accompany him with a view to ascertain where the oause of complaint emanated. Mr. Jenner wrote respecting nume rous complaints of an alarming character as to the slaughterhouse, KeBolved that the letter be received and acknowledged. The proprietor affirmed that every precaution was being taken against creating anything likely to give offenoe to residents in the vicinity of his eBtabliah ment. Inspector reported general health within the distriot splendid.
BUILDING MATERIALS. [RETAIL PRICES IN ADELAIDE.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 20 April 1889
BUILDING MATERIALS. IBETJUL PRICES IN ADELAIDB.1 Ked deals, 11 x 3, 8d. to 9d. ; 9 x 3, 6d. to'7d. ; . 9x4, EJd. to lOd.; 7 x 2}, 4d. to 5d.; 7x3, 6d. to 6d.; sawing, 4s. per 100 euper, or deep cut flooring, 6 x 1J, 148. to IBs.; 6 . x 1, 13s. to 14a. ; Jd., fiat cut Jd. per foot. Tongued and grooved x 9 ?, lls. 6d. to 12s. 6d. : 6 x i, fls. 6d, to 10s. 60. per 100 feet. Matchboards.— 6 x f , 8s. to 9s.; 6 x 1, 7s. 6d. to 8s. 3d. per 100 feet. Balk timber, Oregon, SB. 6d. to 3s..; pitch pine, 2s. lOd. to 3s. 3d.; red gnm or janah, 20s. to 80s. per 100 feet super. Singapore cedar, 3Jd. to Cd. per foot euper. Sydney cedar, Sd. to Is. per foot super. V.D.L. etringybark, 148. to 17s. 6d. per 100 feet super. Eobart palings, 6 feet 17e. to 20s., 6 feet 21s. to 24b. per 100; Launceston palings, 6 feet 22s. to 25s., 6. feet 25s to 28s. per 100. Redgum posts, £8 15s. to £10 per 100 ; iarrah posts, £7 10s. to £9 per -100. Colonial split laths, 3 feet 14s. to 16s., 3J feet 16s. to 17s. per 1,0...
YANKALILLA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 20 April 1889
YANKALILLA. April 13.— Present— All. Mr, Garnish re quested council to debris 3 chains Chapel-road, Gorge. Mr. Britton attended and asked for repairs near his place ; to be inspected. Road between sections No. 24 and 304 to be let to P. Anderson at Is. 6d. per acre. Retiring coun cillors by ballot— Messrs. C, Forrest, J. E. Heatbcote, W. Nosworthy, and J. Smith. Stationman to remove all obstructions erected across district roads without consent of the council. Works ordered — 100 yards 2^ inch metal, Willson'a Hill; 50 yards 2£ inch .metal, Sheaoak Hills ; debrisiog 51 chain?, Sheioak Hills ; debrising 3 chains, Chaptl road. Gorge ; debriBing 6 chainB, Carraoalinga. Paymaata — Main roads, £36 10a. 3d.
Correspondence. (For other Correspondence seepage 6.) BAKER'S CREEK GOLD MINE. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 20 April 1889
Qoxxtzymbtntz. (For other Correspondence seepage 6.) BAKER'S CREEK GOLD MINE. TO THE EDITOB. Sir— I note the letter of 'Anxious,' and being like him anxious, well, I am anxious ' to knock the shares' a bit. I have followed his example and got together a few rumors which, have leaked out through unofficial sources* having carefully avoided making enquiry from the legal manager. First, it is stated that there is danger of the creek taking fire, in which caEe there would be no water for crush ing ; next, tbat in getting an anvil down the cliff it broke away, and falline down the shaft knocked the bottom clean out of the reef, and that the manager, having constructed a diving bell from an inverted kibble, is now down searching for it, having with him a dog chain with which to tie it up if found. It is also rumored that some evil-disposed person came in the night and carried o& the new battery in a wheelbarrow. I quite agree with ' Anxious' that if all these perils are hanging ov...
EDEN VALLEY, APRIL 10. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 20 April 1889
EDEN VALLEY. April 10. The splendid rains this month have made the farmers rejoice. Although we had over five inches of rain last week and one inch already this week no damage has been done worthy of mention. In the North Rhine distriot, about six miles from here, the floods had more effect, as several traffio and foot bridges were washed away by the floods of April 2. I am also glad to Bay that the Murray flats around Sedan, Towitta, Rhine Villa, Sandlewood, and other places were covered with water, Sedan had 4 feet of water running through it, and lakes are to be seen a mile in circumference ; people are using troughs for boating purposes. Tbe grass is springing up beautifully, and I have seen wheat sown this day week which is already up 1 inch.— Special sermons were preached in the South Rhine Church on Sunday last by the Rev. Mr. Newbold, of Truro, on account of the promising season. On Monday a tea meeting was held in the same church, and a public meeting following, when addres...
DEATH-RATE AT BROKEN HILL. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 20 April 1889
DEATH-RATE AT BROKEN HILL. TO TEE EDITOB. Sir — Hearing from time to time the moat ab surd reports as to the death-rate at Broken Hill, I have been led to forward you the num ber of burials that have taken place in the Broken Hill Cemetery for the last nine months, viz.— July, 27; August, 16; September, 28 j Oc tober, 20 ;Nb vember,30 ; December, 56 ; January; 42;. February, 32; March, 39 ; total, 290. 101 of these are of children under two years of age, 31 underl5,and82 under 40. The highest number buried in one day is six. The last returns col lected by the police of the number of inhabi tants gave 12,000, I believe. There have been about six buried at Round Hill, and a number have gone away to 'die ; yet I thinkthe death rate is in no way equal to what people would lead ub to believe. — I am, &c,, ALPHA. Eroken Hill, April 15, 1889,
Country News. BALAKLAVA, APRIL 12. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 20 April 1889
tomtrg Jitter [From our own Correspondents,] . BALAKL AVA, A?bi& 12. The committee of the Balaklava Institute have had the interior of the hall entirely reno vated. The ceiling and higher portions of tbe wall have been kalsomined a pale rose tint, with the mouldings, cornices, and centre flowers picked out in darker shades by way of contrast, whilst the lower portions of the walls have been painted in imitation of Sienna marble and varnished. An entertainment in celebration of the reopening, and to provide funds to ' defray the cost of the improvements, was given IaBt even- ' icg, the audience numbering about 150— a fair attendance considering the present con dition of the roads. Mr. F. P. Eaves; of Port Wakefield, found considerable favor with hia humorous songs, *' Hia Lordship winked at the counsel' and *' Moriarity,' the latter being re demanded. Mr. James, of Kapunda, ren dered the ' Erl King,' and aleo sang in the duet, ' Maritana,' with Mrs. James, The lady waB pucces...
TUNGKILLO. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 20 April 1889
TUNGKILLO. April 13.— PreB6nt— All but Cr. Harding. Talunga council wrote re Boundary- road, stat ing no funds available. Mr. Feudler aeked permission to burn logs on road near Tungkillo Cemetery for charcoal ; granted. Clerk to draw up memorial with view of having road from Palmer to Murray Bridge placed under schedule of main roads. Tenders accepted :— For main roads— Oontraot 4, John Edtrards, 4s. 6d. per cubic yard ; 5, John Edwards, 4s. 5d. per cubic yard ; 6, John Edwards, 43. 9d. per cubic yard ; 7, N. McGilvra, 4a. 9d. per cubic yard; 8, K. McGilvra, 43. 6d. per cubic yard; 9, W. Spry, 3s. lOd. per cubic yard. Receipts, £8 6b. Payments— General, £24 15a. 6d. ; and main roads, £57 13a. 3d.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 20 April 1889
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TANUNDA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 20 April 1889
TANUKDA.. April 6.— Present— All. Chairman reported that by late floods, which had been exceptionally heavy on April 2, five foot-bridges had been carried away, in fact all means of crossing the North PaTa in the district had been destroyed. The damage done had been reported to the Nuriootpa Council, whoBe co-operation in the reconstruction of fords and bridges was ex pected. Gr. Stiller reported heavy damage to roads and fords at Rocky Valley ; inspection to be made forthwith. Assessment for 18S9-90 revised. Receipts, £17 5a, 3d. ; payments, £86L».10d.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 20 April 1889
Shipping. ? «v np he p. * o. s. h. ^^ J- COMPANY, tmdet contract wll* ?sw the Imperial, New Booth Wales, Vlo ?and Booth Australian GcveiEmcnte, will Ail fnaaufce following eteameiB for LOSDOH, OllUlUf Aft BEBAHY, COLOMBO, ADEN. BRINDIBI, MALTA, ?---? GIBRALTAR, and PLYMOUTH:— ? . **~^MMM^M i ^ i jjeavsng 8teameni Tons. CnminM'der. j Adelaide, r ? ft»T.T.4ARAT _ 4748 E. Ashdown _ April 9S VICTORIA _ 6091 Q. F, Gates -|Mayi J- ?PARRAMATTA 4766 R. O. Homy -May SO OGEANA _ «. 6188 P S. Tomlln -Jane 8 ?MAESIL1A _ 4S18S.D.8halIard_ June 17 ♦CARTHAGE „ 4879 K. G. Stead -July ,| »ROME .. » 4886 A. W. AdamBOn Jnly » , ; Steamers marked thus * do not call at Colombo. Passengers by the Ballaaiat can leave Adelaide on Monday. April 22, by any train for Large Bay not hi»ff «Iimi the (pedal from North-terrace at 9.32 p.m. »o» convenience ot Passengers this Twin will ran town Lares Pier. Cargo and Parcels received op to ?eon of Saturday, 20th ins*. ? mmtvt RATES OF PASSAGE MONET I— ' Co London in ...