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POLICE COURT—PORT ADELAIDE. FRIDAY, MARCH 27. [Before Messrs. B. Douglas, Jno. Formby, and Jno. W. Smith.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
POLICE OODBT— POET ADELAIDE. Friday, Maboh 27. [Before Messrs. B. Douglas, Jno. Formby, and . Jno. W. Smith.] Bbeach of Pn/m « KEautATioss.— Thonuu Wdlsman, pilot, . appeared to an information laid by Rowland Do Stieger, master of the . Orient, that he did on the 24th instant, nn lawfullyleave the vessel, of which, he had taken charge, without the consent of the master, con trary to the section 138 of the Marine Board Act, I860. Mr. Dempster for plaintiff, Mr. Straagways f or defendant. William Leslie, mate of the Orient, deposed — That vessel, on the 24th March, was at Prince's Wharf, Port Adelaide. The master is Captain Rowland De Stieger, the informant in the present case. Know the defendant. Pilot Wellsman. Saw defendant on the 24th inBtant, between 16 and 11 on that morning, onboard the ship. He was there for the purpose of taking charge of her as ;a pilot. Had a conversation with him. He stopped witness from taking in any more cargo, and said he was going to the agent's office...
POLICE COURT—ADELAIDE. SATURDAY, MARCH 28. [Before Messrs. S. Beddome, P.M., and O. K. Richardson, J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
POLIGE COURT— ADELAIDE. Saturday, March 28. . [Before Messrs. S. Beddome, P.M., and O. K. Richardson, J.P.I Indecent Language — Georgina Warren, charged with using indecent and, profane, lan guage in King William-street, on the 26th inst. , was fined 6s - ..???.?:.?., StealingVkom the Phesos.— James Lafftr, licensed victualler, was charged by Job Pratt: with stealing a cheque, value £12 10s., from his person on March 26. Mr. Bundey appeared for the prisoner. The prosecutor deposed that: he had the cheque produced in his possession on 'Wednesday last. He got it from Mr. Darling. Had it in his possession.' last about 9 o'clock oa Wednesday night. Was a,t Mr. Goodman Hart's, but did not remember -where he went to after that. Did not remember going to the City Bridge Hotel, but found himself there at 4 o'clock next morning. Had not the cheque then. Gave no one the cheque nor authorised any one to take it from him. By Mr. Bundey-: — Had had some .beer that day. Mad been in company with a...
ODDFELLOWSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
ODDFELLOWSHTt*. The first meeting of the Adelaide District of the Independent Order of Oddfellows' (3Ian chester Unity) Friendly Society in South Aus tralia was held on Tuesday, March 31, at tha Adelaide Lodge-room, Freemasons' Tavern, Pirie-sireet. Present— Prov. G.M. Haincs, Prov. D.G.M. Carr, Prov. C.S. A. H. Beyer, and the foPow ing: Delegates : — Adelaide- Lodge — P.G. Byng, P.P. G.M. Pritchard; Hope Lodge— P.G. Aus tin, P.G. Anderson; Victoria — P.G. Mattinson, P.G. Todd ; Albion- P.G. Maedonald, P.D.G.M. Howe ; Sturt — P.G. Fabian ; Albert — N.G. Darwin. P.G. Devenish; Gawler— P.G. E.lson; Flinders— P.G. Gale ; Hindmarsh— N.G. Hock ing, P.G. Vardon ; Burra Burra — P.G. W. Pearce, P.G. D. Wells; Nbarlunga— P.G. M. Burgess; Norwood — P.G. B- Phillips; Penin sula— P.G. J. Ramsay ; Newton — P.G. J. Han cock, P. N.G. H. B. Gome ; MacDonneli — P.G. Sabiston, P.P.G.M. Ninness ; Highercomre — P.G. E. Hounslow, P.G. J. Storer ; Willunga — P.V.G. Warner ; Gumeracha— P.G. B. Day ; Templ...
GRAPE BUGS. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
GRAPE BUGS. TO THE EDITOR. sir— At tbis season ot tne year any runts to assist the vinegrower should be given by those who may be in possassion of information likely to be useful. Amongst the pests with which, the winemaker has to contend, I can conceive of none more disgusting than the noxious in sects Tvhose name heads this letter. I was talking about them the other day to a gentleman who had been engaged in wine making, and he informed me of a circumstance which occurred on one occasion, and which might indicate a method of getting rid of these disgusting pests. He had spread out a quantity of grapes on a tarpaulin, preparatory to crush ing them, when rain coming on he covered the grapes with another tarpaulin. After the rain ceased, tbe sun shone out warmly, and when the covering was removed the underside was found to be Bwarming with the grape bogs, on which, of course, summary execution took place. The idea pf having these odoriferous insects crushed with the grapes, and their...
LOCAL COURT—PORT AUGUSTA. FRIDAY, MARCH 27. [Before Mr. Stephen King, S.M., Hon. H. Mildred, S.M., and Mr. F. H. Burgoyne.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
LOCAL OOUET— POET AUGUSTA. Fbiday, March 27. [Before Mr. Stephen King, S.BL, Hon. H. Mildred. S.M.. and Mr. F. H, Bureovne.1 Elder & Smith v. John Beck.— For £27 93. Id. and interest, goods supplied, and cash paid on account of Spring Creek Mining Com* pany. Ex. parte. Judgment 'was given for £27 9s. Id. and interest from da^e of rendering the account, in -ali £37 7s. 5d. and costs. Wabben and Anothes y. Coiteb. — For £100. Adjourned from last Court day. Neither party appeared. Placed at bottom of the list. Fleming and Uxoe v. Tuixy ahd Uxob. — For slander, £100 damages. Neither party appearing the cause waB placed at the bottom of tne list. HOESET V. MACKAT.— Balance of account and wages, 10s. lOd. Adjourned from last Court day. ??:?_ ? . - . ? ' : Mackat W Horsex — For tavern score and cash lent. Adjourned from last Court day for amendment in amount with the previous cause by mutual consent. Defendant in this case said he had only received the amended account about two day...
LAW COURTS. LOCAL COURT—GAWLER. TUESDAY, MARCH 31. [Before Messrs. Geo Warren, and J. Martin.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
L A VV €G IJ'iit B. LOCAL COimT—GAWLER. Tuesday, March 3i. PRpfftrA Messrs dtvt W*.n»n. ami .T. Martin.l Edlin V- Bkight, jus.— Mr. Rudall for plaintiff ; Mr. Turner for defendant. Claim for £4 5s., dinners supplied to 26 members of the1 GWler Cricket 'Club, four visitors, ale, at tendance, and breakages. Defendant disputed the attendance and breakages, pleaded that the , ale was paid for by contra, and that £2 9s. , the amount admitted, was tendered before action and was now paid into Court without costs. Charles Edlin, George Martin, and Horace Edlin were examined for plaintiff, and H. E. Bright, Jan., W. Loveridge, arid J. Coxell for defence. Verdict for plaintiff for amount paid into Court only.
FAREWELL TO THE REV. R. C. FLOCKART. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
FAREWELL TO THE REV. R. C. FLOGKAUT. A valedictory soiree in connection with the Brompton Wesleyan Young Me 's Christian Association was given in the Wesleyan Chapel, Brompton, on Friday evening, March 27, pre viois to the departure of the Rev. R. C. Flockart, the ^minister of 'the chapel; There was a crowded attendance, every available seat in the spacious chapel being occupied, and Mr. W. Cornish occupied the chair. The proceedings were opened,' as usual, by singing and prayer, after which the choir per formed a quartette m an excellent manner. The Chairman then delivered a short address, remarking that that roiree was got .up by the Young M«n's Association as a valedictory to the Rev. B. C. Flockart, who was about to leave them. He then spoke in nattering terms of the rev. gentleman, and remarked that he had been amongst them- three years, and. was about to go to Melbourne in -accordance with the wishes of Conference. TnVmembers of the Young Men's Association had1 resolved upon g...
ADMISSION OF SOUTH AUSTRALIAN WINES INTO VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
ADMISSIOISTOFSOUTHAUSTRALIAN ^WIKES IlfTO YIGTORIA. On Friday, March 27, a deputation, consist ing Jof Messrs. A, Stow, D. Randall, A. S. JrClark, and R. B. Lucas, waited upon the Trea-. ? -surer (the Hon. T. Reynolds) to urge upon him the desirability of some immediate steps being *iken to secure the free admission of our wines into Victoria. Mr. Stow. haying introduced the ?iflfinniaiinrL 3~-,Mr. D. Randall went fully into the pur poses of the deputation, and the expedience he had with the Victorian Government, and with Victorian colonists, respecting the admis sion of South Australian wines into, that ifcolony. his remarks were similar in purport to those made at the meeting -of vignerons held on the Friday previously. JWTe may here state briefly, however, that the ^ieoject of the deputation, as stated by him, was to secure the removal of,the present prohibitory, duty of 3=. per gallon on South Australian: wine? introduced into Victoria. He' (Mr. Ran dall) had been to Melbourne, ...
THE REV. MR. WATSFORD'S OPINION OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
THE BEV. MR. WATSFORD'S OPINION OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA. On Tuesday evening, March 31, the Rev. John Watsford delivered a lecture- in aid of the funds of the Lower North . Adelaide Wesleyan Sunday-school, in. the Archer-street Wesleyan Church, the subject being 'Six years in South Australia, and what I think of it.' Mr. .Wats ford's great ability as a lecturer, the fact of his being on the eve of leaving the colony, anJ. the more than usually interesting nature of the anticipated address, combined to draw a verv numerous and appreciative audienpp. The chair was occupied by Mr. W^n. King, jun. Tho procaedings having been initiated in the customary manner, the Chairman, in a brief but appropriate speech, introduced The Rev. Mr. WATSFOEDi who commenced by explaining what had led him to determine upon delivering that lecture, arid by giving an assurance that what he was about to state re specting this province would be his real senti ments, and that he would not go elsewhere, and spsak diffe...
MEETING AT PORT MACDONNELL. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
MEETING AT PORT MACDONNELL. On Tuesday evening, March. 24, Messrs. Rid doch, Hughes, and West, met the electors of Victoria, at the Victoria' Hotel, Port MacDoa nel], -Captain French, J.P., occupying the chair. The candidates having addressed the meeting and answered questions, a motion in favor of Mri Riddoch was put and carried unanimously. Mr. Hughes was then pro posed^ when some one from, tae lower part of the room moved, or was supposed t) move, an amendment in favor of Mr. West, but ihe Chairman refused to put' the supposed amend ment, whereupon Mr. . J. D. Sutherland con tended that he was out of order and should leave the chair. Gi eat confusion ensued. The Chairman left his seat and the meeting broke up in disorder. An adjourned meeting of Mr. West's supporters was held iu another room, Dr. Graham in the chair, when Mr. West fur ther expounded his views, and a Committee was formed to secure Ms return.
MEETING AT GLENELG. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
MEETING AT GLENELG. Mr Joseph Fisher met the electors of Start at Glenelg on Tuesdav, March 3L There was a good attendance, Mr. F. Furniss being in the chair. After repeating his political views, he said, in reply to a ques'ion by Sir. Strangways, that he had no connection with the Register and Observer ne wspapers. He also stated that he would -not pledge himself in the matter as to another ex tension of pastoral leases or further concessions with regard to improvements, but wo»dd give a conscientious vote on the subject. In reply to t)ther questions, he thought a -railway tp Glenelg should be constructed by private enteprise; He had no scheme to suggest for the. maintenance of roads. He thought ihe colony ha \ borrowed as much -money as they could afford for railway purposes, and he would support a measure to compel members of the civil service to provide for themselves and families in. case of death or illness. Mr. W. Temple then proposed, and Mr. J. Howard seconded, a vote of co...
NOARLUNGA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
noarlunga. March 30.— Present—Messrs. Clark (Chair man), Radford, Lumb, and BelL Letter from Crown Lands Office, respecting certificates for old roads, Section 317. Application to be made to Destitute Board for rations for five appli cants. Clerk to employ spine competent person to examine and certify Grigg's contract for dam. Tenders to be called for 50 loads of stone for wing at dam ; also for erecting footbridge near Noarlunga. Accounts passed for payment, £14 15s.
NAIRNE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
NAIRNE. March 30. — Present — AIL Letter from Com missioner of Crown Lands, stating that Sections 357 and 363, Monarto, had been set apart as re serves. Mr. W. Potter's offer to sell half an acre of land in Section 1816, for road deviation for £5 ; accepted. Mr. A. Hallett to be paid £4 expended by him in repairing ford at Scott's Creek Smelting works. Clerk to advertise that all rates must be paid at once. Receipts, £167 10s. 8d. ; payments, £155.
MEETING AT S[?]RINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
MEETING AT SrRINGTON. A meeting took place at Mr. O'Rilly'a, Springton Hotel, on Tuesday evening March 31, when there -were about 63 parsons present. Mr. Howard was unanimously voted to the. chair. He said he felt sure they never had such a choice of candidates. And of course they hoped to hear a statement of their views. He was sure they had been highly favored with their past members, for thay were men of integrity and respectability. They had now to choose those members whose opinions corres ponded with their own. Each of the candidates again ad ressed the- electors at iength, and having done so the Chairman asked if any gentleman had any questions to ask. Mr. Gollop would like to know if the candidates would keep up both lines of road runniu? north by the railway. Mr. Hay said he ^vouldnofc do so; for some lime since, when he was Com missioner of Public Works, the Govern ment dropped each road running parallel ?with a railway, but he was sorry to say they had got them again put ...
MEETING AT ANGASTON. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
MEETING AT ANGASTON. A meeting of the electors of Barossa was held at the Angaston Hotel, on Monday, March 30th, to hear the opinions of Mr. J. Skelton. There was a very fair attendance, and Mr. E. Keynes, J.P., was voted to preside. Mr. Skelton -was received with loud applause, aud said that for the last nine or ten days he had been consider ing whether he would consent to a public life, out; naving mxae up nus nuna to acceae to tne requisition they had forwarded, he appeared before them to explain what his principles were. He was what was termed a protectionist. He was in favor of having the duty taken off all raw material the could use in manufacture, aud put it on the manufactured articles. He would be in favor of giving bonuses to new industries. With regard to distillation, he thought the vinegrowers should be allowed to make rhe best uee of their produce without any restrictions -whatever. Immigration he was totally opposed to. Upon the land question the present Go vernment h...
MEETING AT TRURO. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
MEETING AT TRURO. A hurried and rather unexpected meeting took place at noon on the 31st March, at the Crown Inn, Truro. Mr. P. M. Murray in the chair. Mr. Skelton recapitulated his views on the various topics of the day, especially on the land question, immigration, free distillation, education, and protection to native industries. He did not approve of the Dutch, auction system, with, regard to the sale of their lands. He would classify the land into three or even four classes, which, when bought, lo be oc cnpied and certain improvements made. He would sanction free schools and cause every in ducement for educating the rising generation. He would also tax absentees and impose a pro perty tax, He was in favor of payment of mem bers. Several questions having been satisfac torily answered, viz.. that ha woul-1 vote for a fair share of the revenue in roa Is to Truro*and the Blanchetown wharf, and Local Courts. A vote of confidence was moved by Mr. G. C. Sinclair and seconded by Mr. G....
MEETING AT EDEN VALLEY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
MEETING AT EDEN VALLEY. A meeting of the electors of the Gumeracha district took place on Tuesday, the 31st March, at Mr. Aldenhoven'8 Hotel, Eden Valley. About 30 persons were present, and Mr. J'. MOKEAT, jun., was unanimously voted to the chair. The five candidates were present. The Chairman opened the meeting in the usual manner, and introduced Mr. Alex. Hat, who spote at iength on the different questions that are likely to occupy the attention of the en suing Parliament. He was followed by the rest of the candidates, Messrs. Hardy, Sand over, Robertson, and Ward, all of whose views have been fully reported at earlier meetings held in the district. Mr. H. Pound proposed a vote of thanks to their late members. (Cheers.) Mr. Hay returned thanks for himself and Mr. A. Blyth. . Mr. Gollop remarked that very great obstruc tions were allowed on the roads by the Central Road Board. They had seen a bridge that day which had been left in an unfinished state for a long time ; and often lar...
KONDOPARINGA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
KONDOPARINGA. March 28. — Present — Meessrs. Joues (Chair man), Nottage, and Catt. The Surveyor wrote, stating that the new roads through Messrs. Dashwood's, McNamara's and Lang's, are fenced, and open for traffic. Chairman re quested to apply for certificates of title for old road-, and also for the road closed through Mr. J. Stone's land. The useless roads adjoining Captain Dashwood's, Messrs. Sharp's, and Olpin's, to be closed. Works reported complete on Blake's-road and Spring Grove-road. Rate payers at Kangarilla applied for work. To be offered cutting on the new road there. Pay ments, £47 3s.
KAPUNDA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
KAPUNDA. March 23. — Present — The Chairman and all the Councillors. Work near Railway Station reported as finished, and passed for payment. Clerk'to call for additional work at same place. Four tend'-rs received for work at Badge's, ranging from £9 5s. to £20 ; Pat Ward's tender, or £9 5s., accepted. Four tenders received for grubbing stumps near Bagot's Well, ranging from 2s. 2£d. to 3s. 6-L ; Pat Ward's tender, for 2s. 2£d., accepted Tenders to be called for six chains of road-making near Mr. J. Saunders's, Waterloo Plains. Cierk instructed to write to Mr. OLlhaui about Cemetery. Three tenders received for building a bridge at the Salt Water Reserve, at Allen's Creek, ranging from £217 19s. 9d. to £250. Mr. Councillor White moved that none be accepted, but after a long debate it was resolved to accept Mr. Rogers's tender for £217 19s. 9J. Four tenders received for improving approaches to crossing over Allen's Crvek near Mr. James White's, ranging from £31 103. to £35; J. Conolan'...