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ANOTHER EARTHQUAKE AT SCIOS. London, May 21. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
ANOTHER EARTHQUAKE AT SCIOS. London. Mav 21. Intelligence is_ to hand of another earth quake shock Laving been experienced at the Island of Scios, in the ^Egean Sea. The shock was felt throughout the island, and some amount of property was destroyed. No fatalities are reported. The few re maining inhabitants after the late terrible earthquake, by which over 5,000 people were killed, are in great terror, and most of them are preparing* to leave the island.
THE WANTS OF EURELIA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
THE WANTS CF EURELIA. A large and an io&uential meeting was be!5 at(the Karelia Hotel on Wednesday, May 11, for the purpose of considering the question of sinking a well for the use of the residents ia tbe Hundred, and electioneering and olher matters. Mr. J. HcXamara, J.F., was voted to the chair. TheCHAiBMAS- said the want of water in the district had been severely felt this fear. He Hi in self bad bad ts cart water f torn Ysnyarrie w him, a distance of nine miles, for the last six months, j to eupply about forty, head of stosk, aud v:&3 only relieved from such a very greit expense by tbe cains which had fallen last week. E£j hoped that tbe meeting woald work hard for a well to be sunk in some central part of the hundred. He had no doubt that the falling short of the srea under crop through scarcity of water if estimated would be soine'ihiag eaocaiias this jesr. ilr. J. O. Potts moved — 'That tbeGovara- ment be petitioned to sink a well in soma : central part oi th...
Law Courts. SUPREME COURT—IN EQUITY. WEDNESDAY, MAY 25. IN THE MATTER OF THE CLAIM OF SAMUEL ROE SHILLABEER, OF THE ADELAIDE SEWERS ACT, NO.106 OF 1878, AND OF THE LANDS CLAUSES CONSOLIDATION ACT. NO 6 OF 1847. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
|te fcrk SUPltEiLB COUBT— IIT EQOirr. Wednesday. May 25. Ik the Mattes of the Claim of Sasiuel Bob Shiixabeer, of the Adelaide Setoks Act, Ko. 100 of 1878, asd of t«e Lands Olaujes Consolidation Act. iso 6 or iS47. This Attcruey-Oeneral (3on. J. H. Syoian) sppeared .(or petitioner, and the Crowa S jlbitor (Blr. Mann, Q.O) for ths Coaiiaiosiouer of Severs. This was an application for the payinant of £3*0 cut ot Court. Xhe petition seated that Atdiew SiiilUbeer bequeathed by his will all his real aud persons! estate, subject to ail the estates vested in him upon trust or by w*y uf mortgage to the equity sneering the same, tJ hia san,lh6pfcUiicm-r.&uuf:-o;3amael Jtimed VV-ty,a9 tTuttee, upon trust to parai'.t the testator'a wifi, Sophia kjUUiabeer, lu ass and occapy tbe 6Aoi3, and to receive tbe profits thereof daring her widowhood, and from and after her death or remarriage be bequeathed all his lands, baiui portions of sections 379, 392, 393, aud 3Ji, fcurvtj B. aud all other...
WEDNESDAY, MAY 25. [Before Mr. S. Become, P.M.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
Wedhesdat. BfAT85. '..''''':?' [Before Mr. S. Badaome, P.M.] - , .'.'.' , ., ' Gtori/c Rwael.chzrgei on remand with obtain- . .; „ ing £3 by means of a valueless cheque, at Ade- - .. . „ laide, was committed for trial. Bailrefosed. : . ? - Mr- Jonn HB1, of the firm of Hill & Co., ?':-:?; =. gave a picnic at Mount Lolty to tae memoersot :-- the Wesleyan Conference and a namber of *??:??' friends. on Saturday, May 21. Tney atarted ; --? - about noon from the Pirie street Church in :_ seven five-horse ocaches. The weather was de- ' ' . Ughtful, end the drive was most enjoyable. A- . vr.*_. x... haze over the plains prevented the view from . . ' - -' being allitotherwiie wonld have been, bat as it ' *?'? .-fr 1 4 was the vieitors were charmed with the soenery,' * '',!., and were, enthusiastic in their expressions ot.-y. ''^,y admiratioh.' On the summit of the Mountin.'':1 .??-?-,?? excellent lnndheon was -partaken pI^ieiafiBiwSgsLSS petites improved by the country air. Before th...
LOCAL COURT—ADELAIDE. FULL JURISDICTION. FRIDAY, MAY 20. [Before Messrs.J. Varley,S.M.,Josish Boothby, J.P.,and C. von Bertonob,J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
IiDOAL COUET— ADELAIDE!. full jubisdiction. Fblday, Mat 20. [Before Hesurs. J. Varley, S.M., Joaiah Boothby, J.P., and C. von Bertoucb, J.P.] Ivan Henbt v. G. Bestel. — £31, tor commis sion and advertisements. Mr. W. R. Wigiey for the plaintiff ; Mr. Wadey for the defendant, who admitted a debt of £6 for advertisements, and paid that amount into court. The plaintiff Btated that he had been commissioned by the defendant to purchase tbe Parisian Restaurant in Bundle-street, and claimed £15 as commia eion. This statement was denied by defendant end several witnesses. Verdict foi the amount confessed. Laied v. Kothvbn.— £50, f or breach of con« tract. Mr. Fleming for the plaintiff, and Mr. Stuart for tbe defendant. The plaintiff's state ment was tbat defendant had promised to supply him with stone fcr the erection of building* at Balaklava for Mr. O. Bowman, and had entered into a contract to do so. Defendant pleaded that tbe contract was conditional on the plain tiff requiring the aton...
MONDAY, MAY 23. [Before Messrs, J. Varley, S.M., H. Mildred, J.P., and C. von Bertonob, J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
Monday. Mat 23. [Befoie Messrs, J. Varley, S.M., H. Mildred, S.V., and O. von Beitonon, J.P.] S. C. TbEWENACK V. DlSTBICT OOUKCTL OF ?\Yalkebviixe.— £10, damages for trepass. Mr. J. W. Downer, Q.C., wita Mr. Mathem, for plaintiff ; and Mr. H. K. Downer and Mr. E. J. Coz, for defendants. The plaintiff onrned au allotment of land, portion of section 475. at Gilberton. and sought to recover £10 damages fiom tbe defendants, who it was alleged broke into bis property on Maroh 18, and took down Mb fence, part of which they converted to their ov.n ute. Defendants pleaded that the land on wbich the fence was situated was portion oE a district xo&d and was under their control, and ibey polled down the fencs in ths exercise of their powers. The questions at issue were bimply cs to whether or not the plaintiff had enorohched npou the road, and whether the road bud been dedicated to the public by Gilbert, the owner of the fee. A large number of vatnetees were called en both sides, and t...
Wednesday, May 25. [Before Mr. R. J. Turner, S.M.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
Wednesday, May 25. PBefore Mr. E, J. Tomer. S.M.I Babxeb and Chambers t. Sinclaib. — £17 la, lose on resale of horses. Mr. 8. G. Kingston for plaintiffs, and Ur. Bray for. defendant. Plaintiffs alleged that they sold to defendant by auction several horses whioh he did not pay for, and tbat thev were oblised to sell them again. The set proceeds of the second sale were £17 Is. Ubs tban defendants bids in the first instance, and they ' now sooght to recover this amount. Mr. Barker had acted as clerk at theauctdon-sale, and had made the entries in the eale book whioh was produced. Mr. Bray submitted that any contract for the tale of foods above the yaloe of £10 meet be in writing and signed by the parlies 'and an agent, who must be a third person. Ia this ease Mr. Barker, the person who ect£T?d defendant's name in the bo&k,, was one 01 *he plaintiffs, and Mr. Br»y quoted the ciea Cl Faubiotaer v. Simoons, ' (.Ibitly ou CLatrasta,' p. 331, submitting that plaintiff should W oouaa...
POLICE COURT—ADELAIDE. FRIDAY, MAY 20[Before Mr. S. Beddome. P.M.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
POLICE OOUBT— ADELAIDS. ' Fbtdat, May 20. fBefore Mr. S. Btddome. P.M.! Zetcis 'fFUHe, laborer, was charged on the - information of George Schilling with felo- . nionsly assaulting him at Norwood. Mi.. Hewiteon, from Messrs. Kingston & KingstonTa .. office, defended. Prosecutor appeared, andde- . posed to Wilkie striking him on the side of the head with a ehoveL Committed for trial. . Bail allowed in two sureties of £50, and himself in£lOO. Duncan Bowman, laborer, was charged on the information of Patrick Torpy with stealing ? . blanket, value Us. 6d, his property, at Mary- , back, from the -evidence it appeared that the , articles were found in prisoner's swag, the owner- . . . , , ' ehip of which he-denied. Prisoner, who elected . ' . : . to be dealt with summarily, was sentenced to ?ix months' imprisonment with hard labor. .
ADELAIDE MARINE AND FIRE ASSURANCE COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
ADELAIDE MARINE AND FIRE ASSURANCE COMPANY. A special general meeting of the shareholders ot the Adelaide Marine aud Fire Assurance Company was held in the Exchange Arbitraiioa xoom, on Mondty afternoon, M»y 23. The Hob. \f. Morgan, ML.C, chairman of directors, occupied the chair. There were 31 shareholders present, representing 12,955 shares, and proxies representing 10,842 chares. She CiiAifiitAN said the business of the csm pany bad been very successful, but that was no reaBon why it should not be made still more suc cessful. So far as South Australia was concerned they could not ask for more success than they had met with in consequence of the great com petition tbe} bad to encounter. While the; were well known litre, aud no doubt was expressed with respect to their psution, there was some difficulty experienced in London on sccuuiit of their limited paid-up capital, which was not Mifiieijut to warrant them in asking large mercantile n;ms to entrust them with their business. The...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
? TO CORRESPONDENTS. We destroy letters unaccompanied by the real name and address of the writer, which are required not necessarily for publication bat as a guarantee of good faith. W. 0.— Is it worth while ? If you think so, nltafie send another canv. W-i iz&ve sot the original letter. R. G. 8.— Yon had better yourself send the document to the Port Adelaide Corporation. Justice denies that Mr. A. Saunders is, as he stated at the meeting at Port Adelaide, quite disinterested in the case of Barnett v. the fort Corporation, but we cannot publish so much personal detail. X. Y. Z.— Laan-ceston. M. D. F. — The manuscript can be obtained on application at this offiaa. It 1b not suitable for publication in our columns. B. H. says distinctly there is no Chinese Hospital in Melbourne, but adds that in all dis covered cases of Uprosythe police take charge of and isolate the sufferers. A. Satxkdbes.— As we did not publish the letter from *? Justice' we can scarcely publish yours, and,...
THE Chronicle & Mail. SATURDAY, MAT 28, 1881. THE CENSUS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
SATUEDAT, MAT 28, 1881. THE CENSUS. At last th© acting Superintendent of Census, Mr. G. S. Wright, has received all the returns of the population that was in the colony on the 3rd April of this year. Some of the returns have been forwarded by telegraph, and when the fieures are finally examined Eome trifling ^corrections may be made on one side or the other, but for all practical purposes the census is over, and the people of the province are num bered. There were more than double the number of persons in the Far North police districts that had been sapposed. It was ex pected about a thousand would be accounted for, but the collectors in those distant regions report 2,661, bringing the grand total up to 279,615, or nearly 10,000 above the official estimate of a month or two ago. The re sult of this numbering of the people cannot but be regarded as satisfactory, for the rate of increase has been good, and it is evident that South Australia presents inducements to persons in other lan...
AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS. In another column we give the official statistics of the wheat yield of the last harvest, in each county, with the returns of the harvest of 1879-80. With an in crease of 275,446 acres under crop last season, there was a decrease amounting to 5,654,454 bushels in the yield, and the iversge yield per acre had fallen from 9 bushels 47 lbs. to 4 bushels 58 lbs. Contrary to general supposition it appears that there was an increase of the aTea bearing wheat in the old counties, but still the quantity of land used for that purpose is small in comparison with what it was years aee. It may be safely assumed that the fields over which he stripper passed last harvest in such coun ties as Adelaide, Gawler, and Hindmarsh were the pick of the different districts, and probably a large proportion of them had been rested if not manured. About the best of our wheat lands in the old days were in the County of Adelaide, but now in that county, stretching from south of Aldinga ...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. THURSDAY, MAY 26. BOARDS OF ADVICE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Thursday, Mat 28. boards of advice. The following gentlemen are appointed to be members of Boards of Advice for the under mentioned echool diBtriote, viz. : — Messrs. James Elliot, JP., of Kapunda; Wo. Faulkner Win cey, J.P., and George Warren, J.P., oi Gawler ; Bobert Sjmondi Kelly, J.P., and Edward Hitchelson, of Highercombe ; Joseph Baffin Bleeohmore, J.P., of Saddleworth ; Charles Watson, of Higher combe; George Noices, J.P., of Norton's Sommit; Win. John McGteorge, ot Belalie: Bobert Mellor, J.P_ of Fort Augusta: Hon. John Piokering, .M.L.C., of Hindmarsh; Edward Jones Tccker, of Strathalbyn; Andrew Thomson, of Kapnnda; Henry Honwick, of Hindmarsh; and Walter Gooch, J.P., of TJnlej and Mitoham. The resignations ef the following gentlemen as members of Boards of Advice are accepted : — Messrs. Jeeiah Mitton, Hindmarsh, and Frank Matin, J-P., Gawler. IHLTTABY STAFF. His Excellency tha Governor has accepted tbe resignations of Lieut. G. Fan, 3. A. Arta lery, an...
IMPOUNDING NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
ISTPOTOTDING NOTICES. BELTANA.T. Pearce— Ohesnut gelding, four light feet, like writing G and O over 5 near thonlder. To be sold May 31. HINDMAEEH, W. Brooker'— Twenty-six ewes, various black paint brands, some like 7 near ribs, like H on near ramp, various ear marks. To be sold June 7. MOBOHABD, F. O. Stair— Strawberry steer, eighteen months old ; red steer, white back and belly ; dark red heifer ; dirty white heifer, little red on neck and head, piece ont of near ear ; spotted heifer calf ; dirty white boll calf — bo brands visible. To be seld June 4. WILLOCHRA, S. George — Black mare, gazetted to fee fold May 30, now shows like D near shoulder. Dark red yearling steer, rope and chain on neck, like PM blotched near rump. Tn he unld .Tnnfi 20. KAPUNDA, A. Thomas— Bay horse, hollow baok, like D or C near shoulder, aged. Te be geld June 6. BOOYOOLEE, I. Hill— Bed andjwhite bul lock, like Sq or SD near romp, bit cut of oS ear, bit ont under near ear, very posr. Te be sold May 30. YONG...
Country News. BLACK SPRINGS, MAY 23. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
€tmxdm $&&*♦ [From our Country Oarrespondents.1 BLACK SPRINGS, May 23. We have rjet had much rain since I last wrote. There have been only a few very ligb.t showers and heavy dews. We have also had the unwelcome visitor frost rather severely, and this, in -onjonoticn with the drvness of the season is ieepirg back the grass. All the wheat in before the last rain is up, bat wnat has been sewn since U badly in want of moisture to bring it np properly. Seeding will not ba finished for two or tbi ee weeks yet. May 24.— Siuee the 23rd we have had a light fall of rain, and there « every appearanoe of mere to ccme.