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TASMANIAN PROSPECTS. Hobart, October 30. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
TASMANIAN PILOSPECTS. Hobarfc. October 30. At the annual meeting of the Chamber of Commerce to-day Mr. Fysh made a touching reference to the death of Sir Jauies Pattereon, whom he regarded as the best friend Tasmania had outside the colony. The prospects of the colony were, he said, most reassuring, particularly with regard to wool and minerals. In spite of the depres jon the capital value of the land in the colony was nineteen and half million pounds. During the last year the dividends realised from minerals amounted to £750,000. Referring to New South Wales he said the free-trade proposals cf Mr. Reid -were watched with much interest in Tas mania, as if they were carried they meant an -open market for Tasmauian products. He regretted that the Tasmanian Parliament had prevented Ministers' from dealing with the proposals of New South Wales to remit tliB duty on coal exported from that colony. Regarding federation it was difficult to eay what would eventuate, but Tasmania could not a...
THE BILL REINSTATED. Wellington, October 30. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
THE BILL REINSTATED. Weilinc-ton. October 30. The Premier to-day moved to reinstate tbe Customs Reciprocity Bill. He stated that it was not his intention to proceed with the Canadian treaty, which, with the proposal of the Vancouver service, would be postponed till next session. The House, however, had not shown the consideration due to such an important colony as South Australia in throwing out the BilL The leader of the Opposition said he believed in intercolonial free-trade, but this would not 'bo fostered by reciprocal treaties, which created jealousies. He was of the opinion that the treaty if agreed to might in terfere with existing Imperial treaties. The motion for reinstatement was agreed to by 36 votes to 14. The Bill passed its second reading 'by 35 votes to 14.
SIR JAMES PATTERSON. DIES OF INFLUENZA. Melbourne, October 30. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
SIR JAMES PATTERSON. DIES OP INFLUENZA. Melbourne. October 30. Sir James Brown Patterson died this after noon at about five minutes past 3 o'clock. .The announcement came as a shook to the com munity, for although it was known that the deceased gentleman was suffering from in fluenza his death was quite unexpected. It appears that his illness developed into inflam mation of the lungs. Late yesterday he had a bad turn, and Dr. Andrews, his medical attendant, prepared his relatives for the worst- but still death was not expected so soon. Sib Jauks Pattebson. Sir James was 62 years of age. He was born at Alnwick, Northumberland, on Novem ber 18, 1833. He emigrated to Victoria in 1862, and went to the Fore3t preek goldGelds. In 1856 he engaged in farming at Glonjyon, near Daylesford, and there married Miss Walton. He was mayor of Chewton for four years, and in 1871 entered Parliament as representative of Castleraaine, and has re tained his seat ever since. He first took office in the Be...
MR. MICHAEL DAVITT. FAREWELLED IN MELBOURNE. Melbourne, October 30. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
Mil. MICHAEL DAVITT. FAREWELLED IN MELBOURNE. Melbourne, October 30. Mr. Michael Davitt returned to Melbourne from Adelaide to-day. A farewell send-off was accorded him at the Hibernian Hall -this evening. Dr. O'Donuell occupied the chair, and several members of Parliament were present. Mr. J. Q. Duffy, the Postmaster-General, proposed the health of the guest. He expressed satisfaction at the success of the lecturing tour Mr. Davitt had com pleted. Irishmen here, he said, had observed with surprise and astonish ment, with deep pain and abject humiliation, the dissensions which bad arisen amongst the leaders at home. He hoped Mr. Davitt would toll them that this was not a time for quarrelling, which almost gave a color of truth to the sneers which had been heaped upon the Irish, that they were a race which were not suitable for eelfgovern inent. Mr. Davitt expressed gratitude for the kind ness shown him in Australia, and said there were those who thought the result of the recent gene...
EXTENDED GOLD MINING COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
EXTENDED GOLD MINING COMPANY. A general meeting of the Extended Gold Mining Company was held at Ware Cham bers on Wednesday morning, when Mr. J. Drew presided over a small attendance. The directors' report was as follows : — Operations have remained in abeyance during last half-year, and the plant is reported by the caretaker to he kept in proper condition. Your directors have been called upon during the half-year to show cause why the leases held by the company should not be forfeited for non-compliance with working cove nants. As a result of the correspondence they have obtained a suspension for six montli6 from October 1. The profit and loss account for the half-year showed that the expenses had been £73 8s. and that there was a cash balance of £226 9s. 6d. On the motion of tho Chairman, seconded by Mr. W. B. Sells, the report and balance sheet were adopted. Messrs. J. Drew and H. D. Phillips were re appointed directors. Messrs. W. H. Craigio and F. A. Russell were re-elected aud...
GENERAL BOOTH. HEARTILY WELCOMED TO TASMANIA. Hobart, October 27. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
GENERAL BOOTH. HEARTILY WELCOMED TO TAS MANIA. Hobart, October 27. 'General 'Booth arrived yesterday morning several hours behind time. Ho experienced very rough weather from the Biuff till his arrival. He was accorded a hearty welcome by a large number of Salvationists, some of whom came from the neighboring colonies. '. Mt. Fysb, on iehalf of the Government, boarded the steamer Maranoa, and gave , him a welcome. He will be the guest of airs. Henry Dobson during his stay here, and at her house he held a reception yesterday after noon. In the evening he was presented with ?»n' address from various bodies, and was *feteomed 'to the city by tho Mayor. General Booth afterwards delivered a long address on social miseries and their remedy, in the course of. which he dealt with 'Darkest England' — & scheme which only re cpiired money in order to make it an Accomplished fact. The shelter houses in London afforded accommodation nightly for 6,000-peopla The rescue work had been -the ...
NEW SOUTH WALES COLLIERIES. SERIOUS TROUBLE EXPECTED. Newcastle, October 25. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
HEW SOUTH WALES €OLL1EHEES. t SERIOUS TROOBLE EXPECTED. h' L ^ . Newcastle, October 25. f ' At a special meeting of the Northern Miners -I Delegate Board to-day it was unanimously re 'J, solved that the miners should resist all reduc es tions in the hewing rate. It was also decided '? I to ask the colliery owners to confer with the : men with a view of averting a struggle and artangin^ a better system to end the ruinous ?- competition in the trade. Sydney, October 23. ? At the Coalcliff colliery, in the southern dis trict, non-unionists ara .at present being em ployed by the proprietors. The house of one of the non-unionists' is alleged to have been attacked iast night by about 20 people. The non-unionist himself escaped, hut mo3t of his furniture and utensils were broken up. A conference of mine managers was held on Saturday night regarding the Seaham colliery, which £iiiae the fire that broke out some weeks ago has been hermetically Bealed. It jfas deemed advisable not to open the...
BULLION RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
BULLION RETURNS. Trenton Mine (W.A.).— Fortnight ending October 24 : — 180 tons crushed for 09 oz. gold. Bbokkn Hill Block 14, October 24.— Week's rue— Ore treated, 99 tons carbonate, 350 tons sulphide, producing 131 tons bullion, containing 9,991 oz. silver. Mount Burgess Gold Mines, October 21. — Crushed 214 tons, yielding 57 oz. The Great Bouldhb Proprietary Gold Mines.— Crushing return, October 30 — Crushed in own rcill, (j5 tons, yielding 543 oz.; crushed in public mil!, 220 tons, yield ing 912 oz.; total gross yield, 1,455 oz. from 285 tons. Peel Eiter G.M. Co., October 31.— Crushed 25 tons for 38 oz. of gold. Over G tons pyrites on hand. Baker's Cbkex Gold Mine.— Fortnight's crushing — 585 tons crushed for 5G5 oz. retort gold ; 4-il tens Smith's, 124 tons Big reef. Broken Hill Proprietary Co., October 31. —Smelted 5,570 tons ore, producing 403 tons bullion, containing 141,737 oz. silver ; also, by amalgamation and lixivi.ition 943 toiis ore, producing 3 tons, containing 8,362...
LUX GOLD MINING COMPANY. CHARGES AGAINST A MANAGER. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
LUX GOLD MINING COMPANY. CHARGES AGAINST A MANAGER. The third half-yearly meeting of the Lux Gold Mining Company was held at Mr. J. Creswell's large room, Waymouth-street, on Thursday at noon. There was a good attendance. Mr. H. Giles (chairman of directors), in moving the adoptiou of the report and balance sheet, which have been published, said the company had forwardad 0 tons of ore from tho different shafts for testing by the Phillips Dry crushing Gold Saving Company and the same quantity for treatment by tlie llaycrnft Gold Extraction Company. If the dry crushing did not prove a success they must try to connect with the lagoon abouteight uiiles from tho mine. Mr. Drew Williams said there would bo no risk in allowing the Phillips Dry-crushing Company to erect -machinery on the mine as they need not purchase it unless it was a suc cess. He attributed the poor returns to cold being lost in the tailings. It was a valuable mine, but required better machinery. The Chairman said negoti...
FIRE AT FREMANTLE. CUSTOMS SHEDS DESTROYED. Perth, October 27. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
FIRE AT FRIEMAITLE* CUSTOMS SHEDS DESTROYED. Perth. October 27. A disastrous fire broke out in the Fremantle Customs at 4 o'clock this morning. The flames bad got a firm hold before they were discovered in the Queen's sheds, where produce and spirits were stored, and they spread with alarming rapidity. The City and Port fire brigades were soon on tho spot, but their efforts were not of much avail. The other sheds caught alight, and soon the entire stretch of buildings from the town to the jetty wore ablaze. A large quantity of produce, including 600 tons of flour, -wines, and spirits in parcels, and miscellaneous goods were all destroyed. The origin of tho fire is unknown. The daraagre so far as is known is about £60,000. Shortly before noon the flames were conquered, although the ruins are still smouldering. Perth, October 28. Further particulars of the fire at the Customs sheds at Fremantle show that the loss was no way over-estimated. In fact £00,000 will not cover it. The whole ...
MOUNT GAMBIER CHEESE FACTORY. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
MOUNT GAMBIER CHEESE FACTORY. Mount Gambier, October 30.— The annual meeting of the Mount Gambier Cheese Factory was held on Monday. Mr. J. Watson, chair- man of directors, presided. The balance sheet for the half-year showed that £1,347 10s. 6d. had been received for butter, £129 13s. 6d. for cheese, and £483 12s. 8d. from sundry accounts paid. In expenditure £1,047 13s. 7d. had been paid for milk, £150 19s. 1d. in sundry charges, £144 9s. 3d. for wages, and dividends for last half-year £111,. The total expenditure, including a repay- ment of £411 18s. 6d. to the National Bank, was £2,148 4s. 6d., and the bank balance and cash on hand showed the company to be better off by £255 16s. 9d. than at the beginning of the half- year. The chairman gave a short retro- spect of the year's work, and moved tho adop- tion of the balance-sheet. Mr. D. Norman, sen., seconded, and the motion was carried. The election of directors was then proceeded with. Messrs. J. Watson, W. Barrows, J. F. Palamo...
SUICIDE NEAR ROSEWORTHY. Gawler, October 30. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
SUICIDE NEAR ROSEWOBTHY. Gawler, October 30. A case of suicide was discovered this morn- ing near Roseworthy, when Mr. F. A. Konsay, a retired farmer, was found by his wife hang- ing in his barn. The deceased, who was 68 years of age, had lived in the district for over 20 years and was in fairly comfortable circumstances. As he was missing in the evening his wife supposed that he had gone on a visit to his son, who lives about half a mile off. Mrs. Konsay rose early in the morning with the intention of going over to her son's place to see if he was there, but on entering tne barn she was horri- fied to see his dead body hanging. He had used binder twine for the purpose. The de- ceased was in bad health a little while ago, but had improved of late and had been in pretty good spirits. He had never been heard to threaten to take his life. As a colonist of 40 years he was esteemed by all who knew him. _______________
A DETERMINED SUICIDE. MR. GEORGE KAIRL HANGS HIMSELF. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
A DETERMINED SUICIDE. MR. GEORGE KAIRL HANGS HIMSELF. On Monday night Mr. George Kairl, one of the oldest farmers of the colony, committed suicide in a most determined manner. Mr. Kairl retired from agricultural pursuits some time ago, and has been living at Phyllis-street. Maylands. He was apparently surrounded with all the comforts of life, and was in a sound financial position. On Monday night the deceased's daughter mentioned to his wife, whom he recently married, that she was going down the street to post a letter, and her father offering to go in her stead she consented. He was in the best of spirits. He did not re- turn and no reason could be assigned for his absence, Mrs. Kairl and her stepdaughter having waited for deceased's return until after midnight began to feel alarmed, and after making a search through the house and the adjoining tenements the deceased was found hanging in the buggy shed. Mr. William Jackson, engine-driver and a relation of Mr. Kairl, was communicate...
DEATH OF MR. LESLIE NORMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
DEATH OF MR. LESLIE NORMAN At the Adelaide Hospital on Wednesday morning, Mr. Ayliffe, the acting coroner, held an inquest on the body of Mr. Leslie Norman, who died at the Adelaide Hospital on Monday. Dr. Hone said the deceased's wife and assistant brought him to the hospital on Sun- day with a note from Dr. Hynes stating that he was probably suffering from an over- dose of opium. The symptoms made wit- ness think that this was probable. Ad- mitted him, put him in the ward, and sent for Dr. Russell at once, and he agreed that it looked like a case of opium poisoning and they therefore adopted the usual measures. It was stated that deceased took the opium some 12 hours before his admittance. Kept deceased walking up and down trying to rouse him and used the usual remedies for opium poisoning. When deceased's pulse became very low he was put to bed. Despite all efforts his stupor increased and other symptoms set in, including paralysis of the right arm, a divergent squint, and a rise...
POLICE COURT—PORT AUGUSTA. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24. [Before Mr. John Rudall, S.M.] [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
POLICE COURT— PORT AUGUSTA. Thursday, October 24. [Before Mr. John Rudall S.M.] Martin Comack, of Owen Springs, laborer, was charged with stealing on September 14 at Mount Burrill one black horse of the value of £10, the property of Sidney Kidman and his co-partner Charles Gall and Allan David Breader. Mr. John Field, sub-inspector of police, prosecuted, and Mr. S. G. Kingston appeared for the prisoner. Police-Constable H. Chance escorted the prisoner from Alice Springs, which they left on the 3rd inst. Remanded to the 31st inst. Saturday being the last day of term his Honor the Chief Justice and his Honor Mr. Justice Boucaut sat as a Full Court. The At torney-General moved for the admission of Mr. Richard Bullock Andrews, LL.B., and Guy Worthington Halcombe, B.A., Oxford, as practitioners of the Supreme Court. Both gentlemen took the usual oath and their names were placed on the roll,
MOUNT BARKER. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
MOUNT BARKER. Mount Barker, October 30.— The entries closed this evening for the principal events in the Athletic Sports Club meeting on November 11. The nominations for the Sheffield Handi- cap numbered 22, and included some Adelaide runners. Ten entered for the Hurdle Race The gates and booths will be sold at auction on Friday evening.— An entertainment in connection with the State school took place in the Institure this evening and was most successful. There was a crowded audience, and the varied programme was received with great favor, and the performance did credit to the headmaster, Mr. John Prisk, jun., and his assistants. — At the Local Court to-day, before justices, John Simcock, of Kanmantoo, was charged on the information of H. D. Young with injuring a gate across an improved road, and was fined £1, and costs £4 14s. Messrs. L. vou Doussa and K. D. Beresford appeared for the prosecutor. The defendant was not represented. &nbsp;
KANIVA AGRICULTURAL SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
EANIVA AGRICULTURAL SHOW. On Thursday, October 24, the twelfth annual show of the above society took place. Considering the commercial depression the attendance was remarkably good, the gate money being just 12s. below last year's takings. President Coutts and the stewards were very busy and made the various departments work smoothly and satisfactorily. The following awards 'were made : — Draught Stock: — Judges— Q. Batson and J. Bankine. Draught staliiou, any age, B. Hicks's Young Honest Lad. Draught etallion, H yrs., J. Hooper's Champion. Draught stallion, 2 yrs., G. Meyers. Mara, B. Hicks j J. Hooper. Filly, 3 yrs., G. Meyers. Filly, 2 yrs., F. Williams*. Brood mare, J. Hooper. Pair of farm horses, B Hicks. Blood Stock.'-^Tudges— M. Whelan and C. J. Nicholls. Blood stallion. J. C. WanVaGame; Vennell Bros. Brood mare, W. Anderson ; J. H. 'Waters. Brood marc, to breed for the Indian market, F. Salt marsh. Colt or filly, 2 yrs., J. Barry ; J. C. Saundess. Pony stallion, B. J. Lawren...
A HORRIBLE STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 2 November 1895
A HORRIBLE STORY. A romantic but horrible story comes from Viborg. A young girl had been engaged for six months to a youth of the neighborhood, who, unfortunately, was not sufficiently rich to meet the exacting necessities of his sweet- heart. Quite recently a handsome young Finn, with a sufficient income, attracted the gill's affection. She desired to be rid of the old lover, and, in confederation with her father and brother, resolved upon his speedy destruc- tion. The plot was hastily concocted and executed. The girl met her old sweetheart by appointment, and proposed a walk through the woods. At a spot previously fixed upon by her inhuman relatives, she invited her victim to a seat beneath a dense clump of spreading trees, from the rear of which her father and brother suddenly sprang forward, seized their victim, and strangled him with a stout cord with which they were provided. One of the mur- derers pinioned the unhappy youth's arms, whilst the other adjusted the cord in a noos...