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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
Burnett's Aqua de Florimel, as its name implies, is the honey of flowers, highly concen truted, and imparts a peculiar and most agreeable fragrance. It combines the virtues of cologne, the purgency of ahandkercWef perfume, -with an adaption to daily use in the bath which commends it to general use. In tho sick room this delightful perfume will prove inv&lcable. Its invigorating qualities will diEinfeet tho atmosphere, idieve ttie tire* brain, soothe ana lefreeh the restless patient, and revive his dropping energies. — Philip San o, & Co., Agents. Burnett's Cocoaine cures dandruff aUaya irritation. xl«»;169 S&~ It has been sail by an eminent medical prac titioner in New Orleans, 'give me a supply of 'Westou'* Wizaeb On.' end ' Maokj PrttsVandl will go through the world u3 core all disease! tha human subject is heir to.' Be this as it may, it is an indisputable fact that kutt wobdbbtuij oobss havi BSBH SF7BOTXD BT THSR JUSTLY OEVBBAXED msiciKSg. for Headache, w...
MR. HENRY TAYLOR. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
MB. HENRY TAYLOR. TO THE EDITOB. Sir — This morning I have withdrawn my pro posals to ths Commissioner of Immigration, as it ie my intention to remain in the colony in a bneiDCfS capacity. In withdrawing from my late position please permit me to thank you, and fo many as have favored me with their confi dence and support, for the kind considerations 1 have eo generally received. And now that I am at greater liberty to speak on tbe immigration question I have onlv to e&y bow strongly I am impressed with the desi rability of tbe work being done which I had proposed to do, acd which I trust the Govern ment ?nill -undertake. I would also add, that in case of any attempt being made to oirryj it out, regard to the fitness of the person entrusted with the dnties is altogether of primary impor tance.— I am, &c , HBNBT TAYLOR.
WESLEYAN FOREIGN MISSION'S. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
'WESLEYAN FOXEIGN MISSION'S. A meeting on behalf of the Wealeyan Foreign . MiseioDS was held in the Pine-street Wesleyaa Church on Wedaesay evening, May 18. Inexe was a very large attendance. Dr. Wntigti ( pre- sident of the General Conference) occupied the chair. After devotional exercises, The Chaieham mentioned that some yea-s ego he bad attended a missionary meeting in that church, and he was glad to eee from tile large attendance that evening tbat tbe in l-AT-aai; t«lrati tw thA luinnlii nf AcinlAi/^^ in missionary work had not abated. Tuay had amongst tbem that night brethren whs had labeled es agents of the society in many parts, come in Afiica, some in the West Indies, seine in Newfoundland, and some ia the islands of the seas, to that they had the missionary laborers pietty well represented. They hid abuaiaat cause to thank God for the way in wnioa He had blesied and hanored the operatioss oi their missionaries, and for the noble men be had given them as workers, many of wh...
VESTRY MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
VESTRY M.3ETEJGS. St. Padl's Cbcech, Orroroo, Thursday, May 12. — Mr. A. B. Aridisoo, lay-reader, oocapied the chair. The chairman reported that sinoe the resignation cf the incumbent the services had been satisfactorily carried on by lay-resders. The treasurer (Mr. O. H. B&sther) laid a satis fectory balance-sheet oa tbe table, and it was adopted. It showed that the overdraft due to tbe bank amounted to £259 15s., but about £20 was in hand aud some seat rente were also due. Tbe crerdrcit represented toe total liability on the chcrcb. A hearty vote of thanks having been pstsed to tbe officers ior their services duiicgthe past year, Mr. O. H. Easther was re-elected watdeu, Mr. E. Kappler re-elected sidesman, and Mr. B. Puliea elected sidesman, Mr. Vf. G. JoLte was appointed auditor, and Meant. C. H. Eatther and Cappler were elected treasurer &cd secretary, respectively. Several other matters bating beea discussed, the meet ing closed v.itb a cordial vote of thanks to ...
ARRESTS IN IRELAND. London, May 12. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
AKRESTS IN IRELANT). London, May 12. Numerous additional arrests have just been made in Ireland by the Imperial authorities, under the provisions of the Coc-icion Act. Among these are several pereons who or late have acted as promi nent agitators in different parts of the country, acd who made themselves particu larly offensive by their inflammatory harangues to the peasantry,and theifopenly avowed hostility to the British Govern ment. Most of them have been placed ia Eilmairsham Gaol, near Dublin, and extra military precautions are being taken to prevent the buildings from being attacked by the populace and an attempt made to rescue the prisoners.
RUSSIAN MISSION TO CABUL. LONDON, May 14. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
RUSSIAN MISSION TO CABUL. Londox, May 14. A Russian mission is being dispatched to Cabul for the purpose of making propo Eala for a commercial treaty between Afghanistan and Russia. The members of tbe embassy have also been instructed to fc-licitate Abdurrahman, the Ameer, on tha withdrawal of the British forces from hia tcnitory,-and to give etpjessian. to tha Lope that intimate and friendly relations may be established and maintained between the two countries. This movement on the T-art cf Russia is causing mach comment in Europe, and it is stated that communica tions on the subject have passed between the Marquis of Hsrtington, Secretary of Stete for India, and the Marquis of Ripon, Viceroy of India.
ORROROO BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
Obboboo Beaxcb. The usual monthly meeting was held at the Orroroo Hotel on Saturday, Hay 14. Toere was a fair attendaEoe of members. The secretary read correspondence from the oentral commit tee re meeting before full moon, and it was arranged to hold meetings to suit the commit tee. Mr.F.J.Lewuwiitaedtoknowifthebranch ?was likely to have a BDarecf the Defiance wheat that was to arrive in the colony, and the secre tary was instructed to write to the central com the members. On the motion of Mr. W. Bowhey, seconded by Mr. A.Borrest, it was resolved to obtain copies of the Orown lands Consolidation Act, Patent Act, and Impounding Act. A long discussion ensued as to the pre terit land laws, and it was generally considered there would not be mnoh to complain of if the old selectors could obtain all the privileges - afforded by the last amendment of the law, as well be persons taking up land now. It was tuggested that a memorial should be exten sively signed and presented to Parliament t...
KOOLYWURTIE BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
KOOLTnTJETTE BEAKCH. A meeting of this branch waa held on Friday, May 13. Mr. H. McOaUum occupied the chair. Mr. Bichard Page, of Minlacowie, gave bis ex perience on 'Hones,' from the foal at foot to the worker, its rearing, handling, treatment, feedirg, &e. He also gave a few recipes in cases of diseases whioh the horse is liable to. The meeting tendered Sir. Page their sincere thanks for his attendance and lecture.
Horticulture. GARDENING HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
-§wctxmltmt* GAEDENING HINTS. Persons who have not attended to the necessary renovation of their lawns ehould do so at once, and if they have a Couch-Grass lawn that is rather bare, and desire that it should look nice and green during the winter season, they should apply a nice top-dressing of fine rich mould, filling np the hollows and making the whole level, and then sow pretty thickly seeds of lawn mixture grasses, which can be had from any seedsman. When the seeds are sown lilt) law 11 siiuuiu. uub vo iuuqu ur biuix upuu afterwards for a few weeks at least, until the young grass has grown to about an inch in length and will bear treading on. The oftener a Couch-Grass dressed lawn is rolled the better it looks. If croquet be indulged in on the kwn, rolling the grass makes the game go more pleasantly. Where an ornamental appearance is aU that is looked for from a Couch-Grass lawn during the winter season, a sprinkling of Clover seed mixed with the grass seed, and sown at the same ...
HINTS FOR FARMERS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
HINTS FOR FARMERS. Tan Bahk.— Spent tan bari has been ploughed into a compact clay soil with the best results, as it rendered the soil mellow and increased He warmth. Feeding foe Milk. — A dairyman says that when he feeds beans to his cows there will be an increase of a quart of milk a day from each animal, and a like decrease when he changes from beans to meal. Flecks in Butteb — Flecks in butter may be caused (says the Western Enrol) by hard cream, but would not he unless the butter came very quickly. If time were allowed the hard cream would necessarily be dissolved. Usually it is curd, caused by germs in the milk, and the remote cause is usually au improper degree or unevennecS of temperature in which tbe milk and cream are kept. Such imperfections in the butter, too, are often traceable to a lack of proper construction of the milk, a result of im proper feeding. No one will deny, of course, that if the cow be properly fed, pro perly cared for, tbe milk and cream kept at a prope...
MR. EDWIN SMITH'S CATALOGUE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
MB. EDWTN SMITH'S CATALOGUE. A well-got-up 'General Catalogue of Plants, Trees, Shrubs, &c.,' has just been if eued by Mr. Edwin Smith, of the Clifton Nurseries, Walkerville, near Adelaide, to facilitate the conduct of his businees as a plant merchant. Mr. Smith is one of the pioneers of trade gardening in the colony, having gone the rounds of trade for over thirty years, twenty of which must have cauea ronn a consiaerame amount 01 ' push.' That Mr. Smith was an impor tant plant-man in 1867 we have proof in the fact that during that year he was pre Eented by the Duke of Edinburgh with a gold medal for ornamental plants, and a collection of 48 Roses exhibited at the same time at the Sauth Australian Agricultural and Horticultural Society's Show made him the recipient of a similar honor. Mr. Smith continues to make the Rose a spe cialty, and although the field is still fairly well contested he very often manages to outstrip- his competitors. The order of Mr. Smith's lists does...
PLANT CATALOGUES. MESSRS GILES AND SON'S CATALOGUE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
PLANT CATALOGUES. MESSI1S GILES AHD SONS CATALOGUE. This catalogue is a voluminous one, and contains the names, and in most cases de scriptive notes, of quite a botanical collec tion of plants. Collecting species and varieties for the past thirty-five years, and poEEessed of every variety of soil and site suitable for nursery gardening that this colony affords, this firm has been enabled, through the many advantages at their command, to get together an extensive (rRtherintr of nlantn at a p.nmimrn.tivfi]v trifling cost, although the whole cost of forming such a collection as it at present exists in their several nursery gardens has been such as would deter many from making a similar attempt. This firm still stands to the front in offer ing ' hardy' plants, so called in European tnd American gardens, numbers of which, do not come under the meaning of that term in anything like its broadest sense in this country. This remark is necessary because the members of the firm, owning as they...
THE FRENCH TARIFF. LONDON, May 14. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
THE FRENCH TARIFF. Loxdox, Mav 14. The Frecch protective tariff is being bitterly criticised by almost all classes of the population throughout France. Repre sentative artisans and leading members of trades unions express themselves as decidedly opposed to it, and aiieze that it is df etroying the trade of tbe country, and in otter waysie subversive of the best interests of France. The principal sections of the press end the proletariats in Paris and otLer cities bave also pronounced against it.
WANDEARAH. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
WAKDEaSAH. The monthly meeting of the Wandearan blanch of the Farmers' Association was held oa May 4. There was rather a small attendance, owing to the threatening state of the weather. In the absence of the chairman Mr. A. Oliver was voted to the chair. A discussion arose on the advisability of making an efioit to increase the membership of the association. Taking into account the Ghortness ot money tins year it was thought the members' fee having to be paid down as admission might, in somecases,act as a deterrent to those who would make useful cumbers if admitted. To meet this possible drawback it was eventually proposed by Mr. J. Jacobs, seconded by Mr. T. Ward, and carried unanimously — 'That persons msy be admitted members of this branch on giving an IOU, pay able in December, for the amount of subscrip tion.' — Mr. B. Jacobs gave notice that he wauld bring on for discussion at the next meeting ' The best means of providing a water suoply for Wandearah;' and Mr. IS. J. Hector i...
BEAUTIFUL VALLEY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 21 May 1881
BEAtrrrpcL Vaiist. A largely attended meeting of the Beautiful 'Valley branch of the Farmers' Association was leld in Harvey's Hotel on Wednesday. May 11, Mr.P.MoMaitinintheoh6ir. - Jffr.J. OrmiBtonsaidhe had learned from the Gazette that the Government had handed over to the Council ef Education three blocks of land ?en the railway reserve in the Hundred of Gregory. -He thought this land should have teen nut vd to public competition, first, that those who had purchased the adjacent land might have an opportunity ;of completing their 0,000 acres.— The Chairman said a move -was made come time ago to get these land sold; now it appeared to him that .some interested person bad made a move; to £etlthem dedicated that (bey might not be sold stall. They would new be used for gracing pur poses, whereas if pot tip for publio competition tney would have been purchased by farmers and cultivated.— Mr. T. Morony thought it was a .great injustice to the farmers to hand these lands over to tile E...