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Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 31 August 1888
Rainfall. The following table gives the rainfall reg istered at tSie Petersburg Post Office during the past year, and for the present to date 1887 January, February ^Mareh April May June July August September October Kovemher December Points 0075 0 360 0-270 1460 1360 2*445 1-020 1770 1-075 1-415 1146 1-580 1888 January March Februaiy April May June July Totals for previous years-1885, 10*274 ; JSSi, 10*915; 1887, 13-875 ;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 31 August 1888
QgPEfiAX. STOREKEEPER, YONGALA, H&a a complete Stock of Drapery, Grocery, .-Ironmongery Fancy Crobds, Crockery, Tinware, Boots and. Shoes, AND Winesand Spirits AT IWEI'S S gBBfi; Stationery. Fancy Gnods, "News, And Fine Art Depot, OPPOSITE BEITHERSAY'S Best assorted and largest str-ck.also »c cordeoRS. Concertinas, Violfns.Mcrie. Ii.imeo Mediclnee ( Domestic and Veterinary) Guides, etc. Cards for every seasett - Love, Marriage. Birth, Con dolence. Xinas. ' New Tear. Easter. Cricket, Croquet, ard TctiniB Balls, Bats Racketts, AT DEMY'S. Professional. DR. PALMER, (L.K.Q C.P.,1. & L.M. & t K.C.S..I.) HAS COMMENCED PRACTICE IN, PETERSBURG Where he has taken up this residence, and may be Consulted at his' Booms' daily. Messages may be left at William's Petersburg Hotel at any hoar and will be promptly attended to. Terowie Private Hospital rjlHIS Hospital is now open for the reception of-Confinement ^ind o£her. cases For further particulars apply to ALFRED W. HILL,...
Religious Services. PETERSBURG, SUNDAY, SEPT. 2. CATHOLIC. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 31 August 1888
| Meligiffus S*rbtcxs. PETERSBURG, (STOBAT, SEPT. 2. CATHOLIC. Holy Mass at8 sad IL &.m. Usual evening service at 7 p.m. Holy Maes at Lancelot at 8.30, and at DawsonV.t 11 a.m. EftSCOPAL. Morning at 11, Evening at 7. Lay readeT, BAPTISC. Morning at 11 a.in., A. W, Jamieson, Eve ning at 6.30. J. W. Bowering. WESLEY AN. Morning, at 11 a m. Rev J. Blaoket. Eve ning Local Prcacher. TONGAfcA., Morning, Mr. J* Cribble. Evening Kev J. Blacket.
PETERSBURG AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. PRIZE LIST Section A.—Agricultural Produce. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 31 August 1888
PETERSBURG AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. PBIZE UST Section A.-Ayrteoltaral Produce. First Prize £ f d 1 1 0 16 0 10 0 10 0 10 0 10 0 10 Best 4 Bushels Wheat, last year's " 2 Bags Chaff ... ... ... " 2 Bundles green fodder, Wheat " 2 Bundles green fodder, Barley " bundle Lucerne, SOlbs. " Bag tflour 7 " 2 Bushels Field peas ... 8 " Collection of Grain not less tfcm half bushel each variety ... ... 110 9 " Collection Fodder not less thau 6 varieties 110 Section B-Dairy Produce. Entrance Fee, Is. 10 Beet Cheeses not lees than 121bs. Second Prize £ m d 0 10 6 O 7 6 11 " 26 lbs Potted butter 12 * 6 lbs Fresh butter, plain rolls 13 " 12 lbs Lard ... 14 ** Pair Hams not leas than 12 lbs each 15 " 2 Flitches Bacon, shoulders on ... 16 " 2 Bolls Bacon 17 " Pair Table Fowls, plucked and trussed 18 " &6zen Hen's Eggs ... .. 19 Dozen Duck's Eggs .. 20 " Dozen Geese Eggs ... ... ... 21 *' Dozen Turkey's Eggs 22 " Collection of Ponltiy Eggs not less than 6 varieties 6 each.correctly named 23 " Co...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 31 August 1888
isrsxAKT oaxar (BLOOD ENTIRE) Will travel this season through Morgan Blackrock, Mannanarie. Yongala, Terowie Yarcowie and Gtunbowie, shows and acci dents excepted, TnHiqn Chief is a bright chestnut, standing 16 hands high. He is by Thalabsr (imp.) out of a bluegown mare. Terms £2 10s forauigle mare. Groomage 2b. 6d. Good padaoekwg without respon sibility, at Is. per week. PR IN CE *~CH A R LI E (DRAUGHT bntike) Will travel this season through Gumfcowie, C'oglin, Cavenagh, Para too and Morgan, shows sod accidents excepted. Prince Charlie is a black horse, standing 16§ high. He is by Prince Charlie (imp.) oat of Matchless Blare. Terms £2 for single mare. Groomage 2s 6d. Good padducking, without responsibility, at Is. per week. M. J. HOWARD, Proprietor,Petersburg £1 Reward. 1" OST, from Blackrock, BAY HORSE, round body, bushy tail, shod. Supposed to have neck strap and part hopples on. Branded E near shoulder. The above reward will be paid for infor mation that will lead to recovery, i...
The Petersburg Times ORROROO CHRONICLE AND NORTHERN ADVERTISER. FRIDAY, AUG. 31, 1888. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 31 August 1888
?(re |jehrslrurg Cimea QmOROO CHRONICLE AHDMOBTHEBN AOVEKTiSER. FRIDA F, A UG. SI, 1888. Owing to unavoidable circnmsfcancesj ve are compelled to go to press with a Bingle .beet this week, but will shortly make to our subscribers by iiwning a doable number as compensation. The Petersburg Corporation met for the purpose ef considering the draft of Municipal Bill on Monday last, but adjourned, without doing any business, till the ordinary meeting on Monday night next. The Government Geologist (MrJL. Ii.Brown arrived in Petersborg yesterday and will in spect the Dalhonsie and O-olden gaily propert ies to day. He will be accompanied by several directors of the former syndicate, and Mr Thomas of Jamestown representing the latter, A. rather nasty accident happened on Monday evening last to Mrs Bnigess, wife of the fiev H. T. Burgess of Buna, it appears fthnfr. the Rev A. 6. Bnrgess.son of the above, was driving his mother and two other ladies towards the town in a trap with two horses, an...
Yongala Jottings. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 31 August 1888
Yon gala Jottings. OOB CORRESPONDENT) With tired limbs, clear conscience and a weary brain, last evening I laid ®6 down upon the couch to rest-perchance to muse. Presently a hot breath, «the exhalations of a smelter, swept aeross my visage, and a weiid voice, like the blending of all »°und« ?aid, " I arrest yon in the name of Civiliz ation, deputy god of earth! I am Opunon, sent to bring you to judgment ? Rapidly as linht flashings, I was transported to a mighty hall of such magnitude that the roof and walls were away in the uncertain dufc ance. The grandeur of the surrounding vat appalling, yet everything.appeared transient, unreal and hollow. The god Civilization sat in splendour upon a mighty and beauti ful dais, in front of which amidst a vast concourse of strangely robed beiags 1 was placed. A sphinxlike silence and immov ability sat upon all and everything. Pre sently a cloud-like scroll was by an invisible power, unrolled, and I heard a voice say, "Human atom ! In the name of...
Irish National League. FORMATION OF PETERSBURG BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 31 August 1888
Irish National League. FOBMATION OP PETERSBURG BRANCH. la ?e ponse to aa advertisement a fairly large number of persons who are in sympathy with the Irish national movement met in the Institute Hall, Petersburg, on Saturday night la«t, for the purpose of taking into consideration the desirability of forming a local branch of the league, . / . Mr J. J. Lawrie, who was voted to the chair, briefly explained the object of the meeting and after reading the rules of the Adelaide branch of the league. Intimated that the matter was now open [for discussion. Mr Touchell thought the conveners j I of the meeting should express their views, Mr P, A. Callary, J. P" as one of the conveners alluded to the failure that had lately been met with in the endeavor to start a literary society in Petersburg, but said that he thought a society hav ing for its primary object the discussion. I and advocacy of the principles of the Irish National League-the right of the Irish people to local self Government, ...
Presentation to Messrs. Cunningham & Steadman. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 31 August 1888
Presentation to Messrs! Comlnsltam St Stead man. At the close of the panorama on Mon day night last advantage was taken of the presence of a large number of townspeople to present Messrs Cunningham and Stedman with mementoes of their gallantry at the late Gre. These gentlemen, our readerojwill well remember, at great personal risk entered the cellar of Messrs Jndell and Co*s store whilst j the building was ou fire and removed a quan- j ity of dynamite and gunpowder, in the vicinity of which sparks were already falling, to a place of safety. The presentation was made by the Mayor (Mr W- Threadgold) who eulogised the bravery of the heroes of the evening. The mm of £34 was raised by sub scription. oat of which agold watch and chain was purchased for Mr Steadman, and a gold chain and pendant for Mr Cunningham, the balance left being divided between the two gentlemen. Mr Cunningham also recived a gold watch, the gift of Mr L. Judell, both watches being suitably inscribed. The two recipie...
BROKEN HILL PRODUCE [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 31 August 1888
BROKEN HILL PRODUCE Messrs Topham, Byrne & Co. report hav ing sold at Broken Hill, on Friday, 24th inst-Turkeys 15s 6d. fowls 6s 6d per pair, fancy fowls S2a per pair, egga 9d to- lid per dozen, butter 9d to 12 Jd, baoon 9d to 10|d. Very good demand lor poultry of all kinds and for farm product generally.
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 31 August 1888
TO THE EDITOR. SIB.-I believe there is a general feeling of dissatisfaction as to the manner in which, the presentations to Messrs Cunningham and Steadman were made. At a contributor, I think that a twopenny- halfpenny peep show was about the lad place one would have chosen for an important ceremony of the sort. I should not be surprised if on the next similar occasion, the few, who con sider themselves the ruling powers of this noble city, were to wait for a one horse circus, and invite the recipients into the ring, kindly asking the clown to officiate. 1 take it, Mir, that all who have contributed to the testimonial fund should have an equal voice in the matter, whether they be bloated bankers, blooming barristers, burly butchers, bollock punchers, pious parsons, prosperous publicans, plain porters, loafing larrikinBor legal lord mayors, and lam at a loss to understand why two or three should arrange matters in this hole and corner fashiou, without the knowledge or sanction of the...
MR CUNNINGHAM'S PRESENTATION. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 31 August 1888
MR CUNNINGHAM'S PRESENTATION. TO THE EDITOR. SIB,-In making itbe presentation to the above gentleman the other evening, His Worship the Mayor stated that the gold watch was subscribed for by the residents of Petersburg. As this portion of the present ation was the gift of Mr L. Judell, as a nurk of his appreciation of Mr Cunningham's efforts at the late fire, and as MrJudell was unable to attend, it will ba only a matter of justice to that gentleman if yon will publish this correctioa. I am. sir etc , I'.IGHT. DAWSON, j The second meeting of the Dawson and' Terowie Football Clubs, came off at uawson 1 on Saturday, August 25th. The weather i was fine and a large number of. spectators as- j sembled to witness the match. The D^wsons had their fuli.strehath, wlide Terowie was re* ! presented by only 17 players, including two 8&lt;ibtitntes. Daring the fir«t part of the game the red asd whites had, undoubtedly the best of it, bat in the second half the Terowies. by dint of trial ...
The Petersburg Institute. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 September 1888
The Petersburg Institute. The usual monthly meeting of the Institute committee was held on Tuesday evening last. Present President (Mr E. Palmer, J.PJ, Messrs Callary. J.P,, J.J. Laurie, J. H. Touchell, and the Secretary (Mr G. Holland. Minutes of the previous meeting read and confirmed. Owing to there not being a quorum present all business done at this meeting will be subject to the approval of next com-, mittee meeting. CORRESPONDENCE, From the Railway Minstrel Troupe offering to give entertainment on show night in aid of Institute, Offer ac cepted and letter ordered to be sent to the troupe thanking them for their kind offer. From Mr J. H. Touchell. Secretary local branch Irish National League, re use of hall for league meetings. Resolved that the branch be allowed use of hall for the sum of 2s 6d per sitting. ACCOUNTS, The following accounts were received and passed for payment:-W, C. Rigby Sh 3s ; Times Office, £3 9s. The financial statement for the month showed - Receipts, ^1...
District News. BENDLEBY, Sept 4th. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 September 1888
District KeWS. BENDLEBY, Sept 4th. About half aa inch of rain fell here on Friday last. This has greatly improved the appearance of the crops, which were looking very bad indeed. In fact bad the rain held off soother week there would have been very little reaping done ab >ut this part. As it is should we have a favourablespring a moderate yield may yet be expected, from many of the paddocks. Feed is very scarce and young grasshoppers "are now making their appearance. BURRA. Matters are not yet settled in reference to our local waterworks. The ratepayers are strongly protesting against the high assessment made by the Government with a view of making a water rate. It is an acknowledged fact that the waterworks would not have been such a failure had many of the unprincipled persons who have been growing vegetables and using the water paid for it, instead of slinking behind the technicalities of a rotten law. The govern ment will not allow any of this dishonesty. YATINA. Sept. 1. The...
The Petersburg Times ORROROO CHRONICLE AND NORTHERN ADVERTISER. FRIDAY, SEPT. 7, 1888. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 September 1888
Cjre Jjeterslmrg Cimes ORRORDD CHRONICLE AND NORTHERN ADVERTISER. FRIDAY,; SEPT, 7, 1888, WORK has been started on the found ations for the new Anglican Church. Petersburg. MOST successful sports were held at Orroroo on Monday last in connection with the local lodge of Oddfellows. "WE are sorry to learn that Mr A. T. Beck, clerk of the Orroroo District Council, is suffering from a severe affection of the eyes, necessitating the advice of an experienced opthalmist. FOOTBALI,-A match between the Terowie and Petersburg teams was played on the grounds of the latter club, on Monday laat, resulting in a draw in favor of the visitors. A full report of the match will appear in our next issue. THE first meeting of the newly formed branch of the Irish National League will be held in the Petersburg Institute Hall to - morrow evening, when the following matters will be de bated : - The definition of the term Home Rule; Married v Single Life; j and the Colliers' Strike in New South j Wales, the ...
Religious Services. PETERSBURG, SUNDAY, SEPT. 9 CATHOLIC. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 September 1888
§e%iaus Sjerbtas. pBTEBSBCfKK SUNDAY, SEPT. 9* CATHOLIC. Holy Mass at 11a.m. Usual evening ser vice at 7 (j-oi. Holy Mass at Lancelot at 8.30. EPISCOPAL. Morning at 11^ Evening at 7. Layieader. BAPTISE. Morning at 11 a.m., Evening at 6,30. Mr James Goods. WESLEY AN. Morning, at 11 a m, Local Preacher. Evening, at 7, Bev J. Blacket. The third and fourth of a series of SER MONS on Doctrinal Subjects. YONGA1.A, Morning, BevJ. Blacket. Evening Local Preacher1
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 September 1888
Institute Hall, Petersburg SATURDAY AND MONDAY, AUGUST 15th and 17th. HHOUCHELL & CALL ART are i- favored with instructions from Mr D. Goldsmith to sell by public auction an immense assortmentjof aoons, comprising Clothing and Jewellery: And at the same time and place, by order of the mortgagee,LOT 65,Pefcers burg West, containing 1 rood or there abouts, with HOUSE of 3 Booms erected, thereon. Petersburg Cricket Club A MEETING- of all those interested in Cricket will be heldin the INSTI TUTE on MONDAY EVENING, 10th inst, at 7.30 p.m- sharp. G. W. KLEM, Hon. Secretary TJESZffDXSRS \\ riTTi be received up till | YV SATURDAY, 26th inst., for the j Erection of a 4-Roomed PARSONAGE in j connection with the Lutheran Church, JPe- j tersburg. _ , Seperate tenders will be received for the Mamnc' and Carpenters' work, plana and specifications may be inspected after 12th inst, at Messrs Koch Bros*, Peters burg So tender necessarily accepted. Tenders to be endorsed, 4 Tender for Par son...
TALE. Two Ways of Asking, Miss Dolly's Lesson in Love. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 September 1888
TALE. i Two Ways of Asking, Miss Holly's Lesson in Love. ' Tears, idle teats!. Niobe dissolved : My dear child, what on earth is the matter ? ' Time: Four of a summer afternoon. Place: A pretty boudoir, furnished in the fashion of to -day, -modelled on the style of Louis Quinze, with a dash of ' Liberty ' thrown in, and modern accessories, such as crystal flower vases, three-volume novels, and photograph stands, juxtaposed with Queen Anne silver and knick-nacks ancient and modern. Dramatis Person®: A graceful figure in white, flung with an air of deso lation on the floor beside a sofa, her charm ing nuque viable beneath delicious little rows of golden curls, her frame shaken by sobs; an. older woman standing a few yards distant, dark, beautifully dressed, 4 good looking enough for anything' without being distinctly handsome, aged somewhere within the right side of thirty, and wearing an ex presfcion jbalf compassionate, half amused. There is a suspicion of raillery in".her voice, wh...
[?]burg Agricultural Show Prize List. (Continued from our Last) Section II—Pigs. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 September 1888
Iburg Agricultural Show Prize List. (Continued from our Last) Section H-Pigs. ickshire Boar ... ... 'oland China Boar ow in fig or with litter, Berkshire ... owin Fig or with litter, Poland China reeding Sow in pig or with litter any breed ... ... I'ftt fig /a. ... mim ... . Porkersnot exceeding 100 lbs 1:1 15 15 d 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 6 10 6 10 6 io 6 7 6! lion I-vAgrieuloral Implements tower and Binder pc&giisg Machine ... Pony Reaper KTinnowing Machine ... [Sweep Rake Mower lorss Bake ... Broadcast Seedsower fhree-fuwow Plough ... Chres-furrow Stump Jumper Medal do do do do do do do do oble-fnrrow Plough.deep cultivation ao . /In ~et 3 or more Harrows Btump Jumping Harrows, 4 leaves Scarifier. not less than 9 times ... ^tump Jumping Scarifier do ... jand Roller^ ... ... >rake Screen Ml ?agon for Farmers lorse Tip Dray ... ... Jhaffcatter and Horseworks Pump wiih Deep-well Machineiy Windmill ixpres8 Wagon spider Buggy ... Waggonette ... ppring Cart pring Dray lejd Gate l Scoo...
FARM AND GARDEN How to Take Care of Milk [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 September 1888
FARM AND GARDEN How to Take Care of Milk A dairyman of Scotland, in a lecture before an agricultural conversation gives the follow ing suggestions, which will be found useful bp those having the handling of milk on this side of the ' big pond' as well as in Great Britain: In addition to having suitable food and pure water, dairy cows should be provided with properly ventilated houses, constructed in such a way as to resist the heat of summer and coldness of winter, and to insure a circu lation of fresh air without drafts. Uniformity oi temperature is very largely conducive to a regular milk vieldf and if its quantity is depen dant upon the hind and amount of food con sumed, its quality is affected by the kind of air inhyled, So far as concerns the purity and flavor of milk and butter, there need be no hesitation in asserting that the expense and study devoted to a proper system of reeding is largely thrown away in the case r f cows kept in an ill-ventilated building and breathing a ...