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AUSTRALIA AND THE EAST. THE ISLAND OF TIMOR. ITS TRADE AND REVOLUTION. No. I. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
AUSTRALIA AND THE ' ?EAST. . ' THE ISLAND OF TIMOR. ' ITS TRADE AND REVOLUTION. [By our Special Commissioner.] No. I. 'The island of Timor, lying between the 123 degrees and 128 deerees of longitude, and the 9 'degrees and 7 degrees of latitude, and set like an emerald in the Arafura Sea, is rarely heard of in Australia except perhaps in con nection with the ponies which bear its name. It is divided between the Portuguese, who occupy the northern part, and the Dutch, who rule the portion to the south. The chief town of the Portuguese colony is Dilly (olten written Belli). Koepang is the headquarters of the governor in charge of the Dutch possession. Dilly was found to be almost deserted owing: to the war between the Portuguese and the Tetons, as the natives of Timor are called, and of which more anon ; but the Governor, whose full title is ' O Coronel de Cavallaria Jose Geltstino da Silva, Goveruador de Timor,' the Minister of Public WorkB, Signor Antonio lieitor, who is also Survey...
THE NEW ZEALAND TREATY. DEPUTATION TO THE PREMIER. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
THE NEW ZEALAND TREATY. DEPUTATION^Q THE PREMIER. A deputation from the South Australian Vinegrowers' Association, consisting of Messrs. H. M. Martin (president of the association), J. Gillard, jun. (vice-president), T. Hardy, and W. P. Auld, waited on the Premier on Tues day morning to Bupport the New Zealand treaty. Mr. Martin read the following resolution, passed unanimously by the council of the South Australian Vinegrowers' Association at their meeting of November 4: — 'That the council of this association is in thorough accord with the proposed reciprocity treaty with New Zealand in the form in which it has now passed the New Zealand Parliament.' They believed in the treaty in its present form, and they came forward that day to assure the Government of the support of the Vinegrowers' Association. Mr. Hahdy said they perfectly agreed with the form iu which the treaty had been agreed to by the New Zealand Parliament. The previous proposal was too exclusive and was anti-federal f...
THE LATE MR. JAMES JACOB. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
THE LATE MR. JAMES JACOB. Our obituary notices record the1 death of Mr. James Jacob, one of the oldest residents of Strathalbyn and a colonist of 43 years. Mr. Jacob, who for a year or two after his arrival in the colony was in the employ of Messrs. \V. Peacock & Son, at Hindmaxsh, opened busi ness for himself as a tanner and fellinonger on the River Angas, at New Hamburgh, about the year 1855, and which he conducted very successfully for many years, subsequently dis posing of the tannery and retiring with a competency. Being of very active habits and extremely fond of agricultural pursuits Mr,' Jacob, wno possessed a considerable area of land at New Hamburgh, then turned his at tention to farming and dairying, in connection with which he expended a large amount of money in the construction of one of the most complete ensilage plants for its size perhaps in the colony, and which he continued to engage in until failing health necessitated his retirement from active work. He t...
THE STRIKE AVERTED. Gawler, November 4. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
THE STRIKE AVERTED. Gawler, November 4. After a period of considerable suspense, not merely to those directly concerned but to the whole of the people of Gawler, the threatened strike has been averted. The result of the meeting of the Boilermakers' Society in Adelaide on Friday last was anxiously awaited ; but no definite resolution was arrived at by that society, and the matter was held over till the following night, when a joint meeting: of the Amalsramatec Society of Engineers and the Boilermakers' Society was held. Particulars as to this meet ing are of a nieagre character, as it was decided not to supply any information to the press, although this decision was only carried, it is believed, on the casting vote of the chair-, man. A rep_ly to the letter demanding Carpenter's reinstatement was received from James Martin & Co., the tenor of the letter being to the effect that if Carpenter applied for work when the firm grew busier the ap plication would ? be considered. Con...
OVERTIME AT MESSRS. MARTIN AND CO.'S. A STRIKE IMPROBABLE. Gawler, November 3. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
OVERTIME AT MESSRS. MARTIN AND CO.'S. A STRIKE IMPROBABLE. Gawler, November 3. A meeting of the Amalgamated Society of Engineers aud Boilermakers was held in Ade laide on Saturday night, when Mr. Carpenter was present. It was decided not to give news to the press, but it is believed that it was resolved not to strike in consequence of Mr. Carpenter statin? that he declined rein statement. A letter was received from Mr. Martin stating that if Mr. Carpenter applied for a job when the firm was busier they would consider his application,, but iu consequence of Mr. Carpenter's action 'the consideration of this letter' was deemed unnecessary. A Eocial has been arranged for Friday night, when addresses will be presented aud farewells tendered from various societies. The labor members have been invited to speak.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
WHAT SPOILS A LADY'S APPEARANCE? A bad complexion 1 which is generally brought about by the use of a bad soap. Pkajis' Soap makes the hands white and fair, the complexion bright and clear, and the skin smooth and soft as velvet, as is amply testified by thousands, rx7i-5o
A REMARKABLE CAREER ENDED. FORTY YEARS IN PRISON. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
A REMARKABLE CAREER ENDED. FORTY YEARS IN PRISON. On September 22 the death occurred at bis house in Old Ford-road, Bow, London, of Joseph Wailey at the age of 83 after a short illness from pneumonia. Born at Southamp ton of poor parents in 1813, Wailey had to seek his own way in the world at a very early age, and unfortunately chose the wrong path with such determination that at the age of about 10 he was beyond the control of his parents. At that time his father was in the navy, and it was decided to train the lad for the sunie occupa tion, but he had become possessed of such an extraordinary habit of pocket-picking and thieving that before he was 12 ho could have given a few hints to 'Fagin.' After repeated spells of imprisonment, during which hia mother died of grief and his father was drowned at sea, he joined a notorious gang of smugglers, whose work proved so profitable that Wailey withdrew with his share, which amounted to nearly £500. He was then at Plymouth, and decided to...
FAILURE OF THE PEARY EXPEDITION. TERRIBLE SUFFERINGS OF THE TRAVELLERS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
FAILURE OF THE PEAR* EXPEDITION. TERRIBLE SUFFERINGS OF THE TRAVELLERS. Lieutenant Peary, who arrived at Sb. John's, Newfoundland, on September 19, in the Kite, has been unable to extend bis ex plorations beyond Independence Bay, Green land, either northward towards the furthest point reached by Lockwood, or southward towards Cape Bismarck. The main cause of his failure was the loss of nearly all the caches of provisions which he made last rear alonffthe intended line of march, all having been buried by the heaviest snowfall on record, which obliterated all the marks. Only one was found, and that after prolonged search. The previous season's work was thus entirely blotted out. Nearly all the biscuit and milk; all the compressed pen. soup, pemmican, and alcohol— a ton aud a half in all— which had been so carefully stored away, had disappeared, and the party were left like shipwrecked mariner* on a desert island. Nothing daunted, the explorer set to work in October to prepare a fresh ...
VICTORIAN RACING. DERBY DAY. WALLACE WINS THE BLUE RIBAND. [BY MENTOR.] Melbourne, November 2. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
TIGTOEIAN RACING. DERBY DAY. WALLACE WINS THE BLUE RIBAND. [By Mentor,] Melbourne, November 2. The Derby of 1895 is likely to be remem bered in Victoria as the ' Wallace-Brassey' year, for the new Governor and his wife were a big part of the bIiow at Flemington on Saturday. His Excellency has won public favor by his affability and knack of going about town in an unpreten tious manner; but when ho went in semi state to the races his Buite and the equipages were scrutinised by many eager eyes, and the most unusual proceeding of Stopping the cortege for tbe purpose of present ing an address of welcome occurred outside the Town Hall at Fleming ton. The Newmarket railway buttress was decorated with floral designs of -welcome, and the Mayor, Mr. Joseph Prout, and councillors were in waiting at the Town Hall door. As the Governor's carriage approached the crowd sang the National Anthem, and his Excellency acknowledged the hearty greeting and responded briefiy to the speeches. Miss Prout pr...
SANDOWN PARK RACES. Melbourne, November 6. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
SANDOWN PARK RACES. Melbourne, November G. tfoautrtul weatner prevailed to-day, and the races at Sandown Park were well attended. The Sydney pony Wilga started an odds-on favorite and won the Trial Stakes, and the Hurdle Race fell to JEolus, who started at a liberal price. A splendid fight took place for the Welter Handicap, Tecoma, a 10 to 1 chance, gaining the verdict by a head, Glenoro and Brown Bess running a dead heat behind her. A protest against Tecoma for jostling within the distance, when the three were locked together, was dismissed. Details of running are:— TEIAL HANDICAP. Of 35 bovs., 5 furlongs and a quarter. Mr. S. Want's Wilga, 5 yrs., 9 st. (Huxley) 1 Mr. E. Stafford's Lottie, 6 yrs., 8 st. 2 lb. (W. Morrison) ? 2 Mr. Reynold's br g Martin, 4 yrs., 8 st. (Luckman) ? 3 The following also started :— Grimace (Mor ris), Naughty Lass (H. Thompson), and Beg garman (L. Carter). Betting— 6 to 4 on Wilga, 4 to 1 against Lottie, 8 to 1 Grimace, 10 to 1 others. Won by a neck. M...
The Turf. RACES TO COME. NOVEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
RACES TO COME. ? November. 9.— Victoria Racing Clnb (Spring Sleeting).— Last day. il.— Gftwler Jookcy Club. Nominations, October 15 ; weights, October 22 ; acceptances, October 29. IL— Maitland Jockey Club. Nominations, Octobers. December. 26.— Port Adelaide Racing Club. 26.— Yorke's Peninsula Racing Club. 28.— Adelaide Racing Club (Anniversary meeting). January, 1890. 1.— S.A. 3.O. Summer meeting. February. 1.— A.R.O. Summer meeting. ,. March. 17.— Port Adelaide Racing Club. AtriI/. 0. — Onkaparinga Bating Club. €.— Yorke'a Peninsula Racing Club. 11.— S.A. Tattersall's. Mat. 2, 6, and 9.— S.A. J.C. Autumn meeting. S3, 25, and 30.— A.R.O. Birthday meeting. Juke. 6— Cawler Jockey Club. 22.— S.A. J.C Winter meeting. 27.— Port Adelaide Racing Club. July. 18.— S.A. Tattersairs.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
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MOONTA RACES. Moonta, November 6. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
LIOONTA RACES. Moonta, November (!. The Moonta Jockey Club's races \vere held to-day, when the weather was splendid and the attendance large. The racing was good and was not marred by any accident. TLe results were : — Trial Stakes.— Mr. Tait's Ligrhtfoot, 9 st., 1; Messrs. Bryden and Lovis'a Notlimah, 8st, 2; Mr. Whenan's Barb Wire, 8 Bt., 3. Fjbst Handicap Hurdles.— Mr. Owens's Violin, 10 st., 1 ; Mr. Savage's Baccarat, 9 Bt 10 lb., 2; Mr. Barrett's Torchlight, 9 st. 12 lb., 8. Moonta Handicap.— Mr. Murray's Nalpa, 8 at., 1; Mr. McDonald's Haughtiness. 9 st. 2 ; Sir. Haimes'e John Bull, 9 st., 3. Flying Handicap.— Mr. Tait's Mirabilis, 8 st. 121b., 1; Mr. McDonald's Sterope, 7 sfc. 10 lb., 2 ; Mr. Crowe's Fairfield, 9 st., 3. Skcond Handicap Huedles. — Mr. McDonald's Midnight, 11 st., 1; Mr. Bas nett's Sir George, 10 Bfc. 10 lb., 2j Mr. Owetfs Defamation, 10 et.,3. ' ''-?? East Mookta :HANDiGAE.^-Mr. Hollinjs wortli's Nprma,, 7 St. 7 lb. , 1 j Me, McDonald's Sterope, 7 fit, 8 lb.,...
SALE OF THOROUGHBREDS. Gladstone, November 6. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
SALE OP THOROUGHBREDS. - Gladstone, November 6. ? A sale of Booyoolee thoroughbreds was con ducted today by Messrs. Bagot, Shakes, and Lewis, Mr. Wilkinson, the local manager, wielding the hammer. There was a fair atten dance considering counter attractions in racing circles, and competition was well sustained. The late successes of theBooyooleo bred stock caused racing men to give them greater attention, and the prices ranged from 14 to 30 guineas for two-year-olds, and from 10 to 17 guineas for yearlings. The Prince Consort stock were much admired, and a good future is predicted for them in racing.
SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
SPORTING.UOTES. The Summer meeting of the Quorn Jockey Club will be Ueld Tliursday, Decembev 26, fot which a programme of six events has been arraiiped! The card opens with the Trial Stakes, of 8 sovs. ; nnd then follow the Hurdles, of 17bovs.; the Hack Race, of 7 bo vs.; the Christmas Handicap, of 25 bovb., one and a quarter miles ; the Handicap Hack Race, of 7 sovs.; and the Flying Handicap, of 12 sovs. Nominations closs with the secretary at Quorn on November 27. VVe have received the 'South Australian Racing Calendar' for November. Mr; Howard Arundel, of Berrigan, Now South Wales, was the lucky winner of the racing stallion Trenton in the St. Albans distribution, but it it would seem that he is not to be peruiitted to enter upon undisputed possession of his prize. ' Two actions for the recovery of money claimed to be due under mortgages have been commenced against him,' writes the Melbourne Age of s Saturday, ' and since the publication of the intelligence of his good fortune th...
REYNELLA AND HAPPY VALLEY RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
REYNELLA. AND HAPPY VALLEY RACES. The following are the weights for the forth coming events to be run on Saturday, Novem ber 9 :— HniDiiES — Raven, 11 rt. 10 lb.; Minnie, 10 st ; Sugar, 9 6t. 12 lb.; Kedlight, 9 st. SUb.; J9, 9st. 7 lb.; Playmate, 9 st. 51b.; Maggie, 9 st. 5 lb. HASDKur.— Nona, 9 st. 10 lb.; Baron fiwanston, 8 st. 6 lb.; Lady Swautton, 8 6t; Holiowback, 7 st. 7 lb.; The Baron, 7 at; Ballen, 6 st. 7 lb.; Nugget, C st. 71b. ^ Weltes.— Slona, 10 st. 121b.; Raven, 10 st. 21b.; Baron Swanston, 0 St.; Midnight, 8 St. 91b.; G!a» dore, 3 st, 9 lb.; Sweep, 8 st.; Bridesmaid, 8 et.; Ballen, 8 St.; Star.Sst. Maidbss asd Final FtxTTTua.— Post entry.
BULLION RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
BULLION RETURNS. Broken Hill Block 14, October 31.— pro treated, 88 tons carbonate, 315 tons sulphide, producing 124 tons bullion, containing 9,5S(J oz. silver, including purchased ore. Broken Hill Central Mine, October 31. — One furnace ran, treating 10(5 tons, producing 62 tons of bullion, containing 1,094 oz. of silver, averaging 10'32 oz. of silver per ton and 58 '49 per cent, of lead. The Eleanora Gold and Antimony Mine. — Gold, 117 oz.; concentrates, equal to 40 oz.; total estimated gold won, 157 oz. from 490 tons ; 30 stamps working. Tariungoweb Gold Mine. — November 2 : — Crushed 36 tons for 20 oz. 15 dwt. Dividend, 2d. per share, payable Adelaide, November 23. Fkasek's South Gold Mine, November 5. — Crushed 345 tons, yielding 109 oz. 10 dwt. of gold, good quality. New Reedy Creek Gold Mine.— Fort- night's run— Ore treated 229 tons, Bmelted gold 31 oz. 15 dwt. Star op the East.— Crushed for the fort night 1,349 tons for 304, p?. 16 dwt. of bar^pld. TJbeat South '%JQBQ; STunn...
WEST AUSTRALIAN GOLDFIELDS. THE MURCHISON DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 9 November 1895
WEST AUSTRALIAN GOLDFIELDS. The Murchison District. A correspondent writes : — Mr. John Pcrry man, son of Mr. J. W. Ferryman, ex-manager of the Bank of Adelaide, Gawler, and captain of the Gawler rifle squad, is recruiting his health in Adelaide prior to rejoining his father in Mount Magnet township, where they have made their home for the last five years. Mount Magnet township is the centre of the Murchison minincr district, and comprises one hotel, four stores, a blacksmith's .shop, and numerous dwelling-places. To Rive some ex tent of the value of laiid only last month quarter-acre blocks were sold at prices ranging between £60 and £80 per block. Immediately north of this township is the Mount Magnet gold mine, the main ehaft of which was down when Mr. J. Ferryman left 140 ft., and the company are driving on a gold-bearing lode, the country formation being slate and diorite. This lode averages 3J oz. to the ton. North west of this township is the Monarch, which holds pride of pla...