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HIGHERCOMBE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
HIGHERCOMBE. March 30. — Present— Mr. Coulls (Chairman and Messrs. Thomas, Kolwes, and Klopper. Mr. Pitman requested the . Council to make two chains of road on new road to Kangaroo Bottom, and offered to subscribe . to the same. Mr. Kolwes to inspect. Metal to be provided for road between Kupatz's corner and top of Mr Ross's HilL Further repairs to be made on the hill below.
MYPONGA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
MYPONGA. March 28. — Present— Messrs. E. E. Hewett, Richard Pavy, aad Henry Oldfield. Tenders for clearing and cutting sideling hills between Sections 281 and 533. Thos. Lillecrop's, £9 10s. ; Wm. Redman's, £7 9s. ; John Oldfield's, £10. Clerk to call fresh tenders. Clerk to write to Central Road Board to request them to cut away the bank abutting on western side of roa i between Sections 548 and 550. Receipts, £12s. Payments, £3 10s.
MUDLA WIRRA SOUTH. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
MUDLA WIRRA SOUTH. March 30. — Present — Messrs. John Patter son (Chairman), Everett, H. E. Bright, jun., and Winckle. Several applicants again waited on. the Council respecting theirindigent circum stances, having been informed at last meeting the Destitute Board had made an order to dis-. continue rations to them. The necessity of their application was confirmed by a numer ously signed requisition, and. other respectab e testimony ; recommendation of the Council to be forwarded to Destitute Board in each case. Letter f torn teacher of Eosewoithy School, an nouncing examination of scholars oa Friday, April 10, aud asking Council's attendance; Messrs. Everett and Winckle to attend, nothing preventing. ? Letter from the Commissioner of Orown Lands, denning settlement of accounts - between North and South Mudla Wirra Coun cils irreonnection jwith division of onginaldis trict ; accounts to~be proportionately divided* Letter read from Munno Para West Council, in viting Council to take p...
MITCHAM. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
MirOHAM. March 30. — Present — Messrs. Easther' (Chair- man), Howard, iShepley, and Prince. Clerk to make application for portion of Government Farm, to make deviation to ease gradient of road, up Foot's Hill. Consideration of metalling of road leading to Foot's Hill, and forming and repairing road near Messrs. Beck and Foster's, Crafers, deferred till next meeting. Messrs. W. Simpson and W. Pound made application for extension of time to complete respective contracts ; to be considered oil completion of works; Messrs. H. Daw, W. Crossman, and E. Shepley applied for slaughtering licences ; granted. J. Shepley's Pound returns received. Next Council day falling on Easter Monday, it was adjourned until Tuesday, 14th ApriL Re ceipts, £123 6s. 4d. ; payments, £167 16s. 2d.
MEETING AT THE MAID OF AUCKLAND, SOUTH-ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
MEETING AT THE MAID OF AUCKLAND, SOUTH-ROAD. On Thursday, April 2, Mr. Joseph Fisher met t:in electors of Sturt at the Maid of Auck land. South-road, to state his views on the lea ling political questions of the day, Mr. W. Gal! occupied the chair. In reply to Mr. SPICER as to whether Mr. Fisher would give separate grants to denominational schools, the candidate ' gave a. most emphatic no. Mr. IHORNBEE asked if Mx. Fisher would advocate the return of the money -o holders of Northern TerritoTy land or Jers. Mr. FiSffteB said if he found the colony ?w;it» le^ed, or its honor as stake, at any cost he . woui.l p eserve our commercial integrity. But if it pro»'^d to bs a one-sided question— a mere speculation, with all to gain and nothing to lose on the part of the land-order holders— they must be.ir the brant. Mr. Spicee asked if the candidate would vote for an extension of time for the survey of the land in the Northern Ter ritory. Mr. FlSHEE, if the holders of land orders would consen...
MEETING AT MOUNT TORRENS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
MEETING AT MOUNT TOREEN3. A. meeting took place on Wednesday evening. Apiil the 1st, at the Mount Torrens HoteL All the candidates were present; There were about 40 persons in the robin; . Mr. Walker was voted to the chair, and introduced the candi dates. Mr. GrLLARB-snoved a^rote of thanks to the lati members. Mr. Hardy seconded. Car lied, Mr. Hat returned thanks for himself and Mr. Clyih. Mr. Wabd, at the latter part of his speech, called the attention of the electors to the fast that several of the most valuable pas tora! leases were falling in shortly, that is in 1870, and reminded them that it was necessary to watch closely what became of them. Mr. Cox asked the candidates if they were in favor of free education. All answered iu the affirm i tiv-i. Mr. Handlet asked if the candidates ?were ia favor of the repeal of Sutherland's Act. They were all in favor of the repeal of the Act. Mr. Cox asked if they were in favor of railways. JAv. Hay said he. was in favor of railways where ...
MEETING AT LYNDOCH. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
MEETING AT LYNDOCH. A. v.iee ing of electors was held at the Lord . I.ynsluch, on Welnesday evening, April L, to lid.iT -!r. Joseph Skelton's address as a candi d,te f.-r Barossa. Mr. Bevilaqua, Chairman, i:it;O .MX; A Mr. Skelton as an old colonist, well ii-jqua;n:ed with the wants of the colony. Mr. Skeiu.n. agalogised for appearing so late in the 11 i«i. but he had not made un his mind to stand f -v a'iy district until he saw how the Govern uieai. ivere distributing the seats. Mr. Skelton have read at great length, extracts from Sir Mortju Peto's work on America, and gave a v oiety of very interesting statistics apparently c-m^iltsd with great care and trouble.- As his speech has, no doubt, been in print before this, tue answers to questions will be the only part neeiiul on the land question. Mr. Skelton said something like the ''Homestead law' of America was wanted here. A settler could go and take up 100 acres of land free after being naturalized. This was the inducement which ...
MEETING AT THE WELLINGTON INN. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
MEETING AT THE WELLINGTON INN. A meeting of the electors of the District of West Adelaide was held at the Wellington Inn, North Adelaide, on Thursday, evening, April 2. There was a crowded attendance, and Mr. Councillor Wiuter presided. Messrs. H. R. Fuller an.lS. Raphael attended, and gave ex pression to 'their politic.il senf 'm«nts, as pre- - yiously reported, afier which th-y Mere txih. . jected to a severe catechising. Uoth candidates stated, in answer to .questions, that they would be favorable ' to the squat -ers' leases falling in 1870 being submitted to public auction, and considered that billiard-roams should be closel at the same time as public-houses. Mr. H. Cox moved a proposition in favor of Mr. H. R. Fuller. He referred ia complimentary; terms to Mr. Fuller's pxst conluct, and expressed & hope that he ?wool 1 b : returned at the head of the polL Mr. Gkorge .Newman seconded, and proposed Jin rfunuel Raphael. Mr. Dixon seconded the nntioii. A proposition favorab...
MEETING AT NAIRNE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
MEETING AT NAIRNE. Mr. Krichauff met about -70 electors of Onka paringa at the Millers' Arms on Tuesday, 31st inst. Mr. H. Timmuw was voted to the chair. Mr. Krichauff, on rising, said psrhaps it would be as well to state his reason for coming for ward to seek their suffrages. He should Btate a little of his political career, as most of those gentlemen present knew he was in Parliament before, as representative of Mount Barker, and if they looked at the reports printed they would see what his views were ana how he attended the House. He went on to state that he had received requisitions from Woodside, Lobethal, Kanmantoo, and Nairue, inviting him to come forward as a candidate .to represent Onka paringa, which he had consented to do, and if his opinions suited theirs- he would endeavor to do his duty. -On the land question his views were that parties should be bona fide owners, and should have an area of 610 acres, and. no more, for- agriculture. He would have the land put up in blo...
THE TREASURER AT EAST ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
THE TREASURER AT EAST ADELAIDE. The Treasurer (Hon. T. Reynolds) met the electors of East Adelaide, at White's Rooms, on Tuesday evening, March 3L There was a large attendance, and Dr. Gosse was voted to the chair. The Hon. Thomas Reynolds was introduced by the Chairman, and said it was a duty which he owed to the electors of East Adelaide that he should present himself to them for election again. The very handsome treatment he had received at their hands would make it very im proper to decline doiog so again. He might hot, however, have done so after a meeting held some time back, but for the large and influential requisition ha had received. He had had the honorof serving the city since 1860. In 1S62 cir cumstances led him to resign, but a year or so afterwards he was returned again for the district, and he should never feel it his duty to desert East Adelaide till East Adelaide deserted him. He expressed regret that his friend and col league Mr. Santo was not standing with, him i...
MEETING AT BLUMBERG. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
MEETING AT BLUMBERG. The five candidates for Gumeracha — Messrs. A. Hay, A. Hardy, J. Robertson, W. Saudover, and E. Ward — met the electors at the Napoleon Bonaparte Hotel Blumberg, on Monday even ing. There were upwards of 70 persons present, and Mr. A. Forrest was voted to the chair. The meeting being largely composed of Ger mans, Mr. F. Eevilaqua was requested to act as interpreter, which he did very ably and satis factorily. The candidates, after addressing the meeting, were quea'ioned at, considerable length, and upoa a show of hands being taken for the several propositions in their favor, the Chairman declared the result as follows : — For Mr. Hay, 56 ; for Mr. Ward, 4L ; for Air. Sandover, 21 ; for Mr. Hardy, 13 ; and for Mr. Robertson, 3. Mr. Hay aud Sir. Ward re turned th ink3, and the proceedings terminated with the usual votes of tuanks to tiie Chairman and the Pies?.
MEETING AT FREELING. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
MEETING AT FREELING. A meeting was held at the Freeling Hotel on Tuesday afternoon. The meeting was called for 4 p.m , and.'at 4.30 Mr. J. Wasley wasvoted to tha -chair, at which time there were about 30 persons present, which increased to about 50, or more. The Chairman having stated the nature of the meeting, requested all present to be temperate in their remarks, and give a fair hearing to every one. Mr. HART having been requested to address the meeting, cammenced by remarking that by the cheer with which they hail greeted him he thought he should have an impartial hearing. Referring to what had been said about his not having been present at the former meetings, he could assure them that ho did not know of the meetings, or he -'would certainly have been among them, for he did not fear to meet them. No doubt the great question of the day was the land question. The present system required altering, and he did not intend, to let the matter rest until he had freed the agriculturists ...
CAMPBELLTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
CAMPBELLTOWN. March 30. — Present — Chairman, and Coun cillors Ward, Amber, and Hill. Letter from Crown Lands Office stating that £30 in aid of forming a new district would be paid. Letter from Stepney District Council, requesting de livery of two ballot-boxes ; Clerk to reply that the Council believe the boxes to be the property of this district, and cannot deliver them up. Council to inspect the roads of the district be fore their next meeting.
GILBERT. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
GILBERT. March 30.— Present —Messrs. Milne (Chair man), O'Halloran, and Hir.sch. Mr. J. Hanna ford waited on Council on behalf of Mr. OUey, and agreed to take £12 for deviation of road through Section 503 and fencing of same. Olerk reported having received £33 16s. on account of rates, and laid Bank's receipts for £46 4s. 9d. on table. Payments, £12 5a.
MEETING AT GUMERACHA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
MEETING AT GUMEBACHA. The five candidates for the representation of Gumeracha — Messrs. A. Hay, J. Robertson, A. Hardy, E. Ward, and W. Sandover, met the electors at the District Hotel, Gumeracha, on Friday evening, the 27th inst There were close up-m 100 persons present Mr. Samuel Rah DALL was voted to the chair, and in opening the proceeding d he expressed a hope that allusions of a personal or offensive character would be avoided. He first called — Mr. HAf, who was received with applause. After st? ng that he did not bring out Mr. Sandover, as had been represented, he proceeded to express his views as already reported upon the land system, and the other leading questions of the day. He was followed by Messrs. Habdt, Robebtson, Sahdoveb, and Ward, who also recapitulated their opinions. The latter gentleman concluded his remarks by stating that it had come to his knowledge that an attempt had been made to blacken his character behind his back. He could not get at the names of the m...
CLARE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
CLARE. March 30. — Present — Messrs. Chapman and Priest. Mr. Haynes to have liberty to take ssone from Toad between Sections .85 and 73 ; Clerk to see that the road is left in good pass able order. Slaugtering licences granted — S. C. Robinson, Thos. einith, Jas. Inglis, E. Beck mann, Jno. Carter, Thos. Gibson, R. G- Harrqer. Clerk to advertise new assessment.
MEETING AT TEATREE GULLY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 4 April 1868
MEETING AT TEATREE GULLY. A meeting of the electors of Gumerccbtt wx» held at the Teatree Gully Hotel, on Saturlsy evening. The chair was occupied, by Mr. Per cival Gaylard, the Chairman of the District Council, and there were about 50 persons pre sent Mr. Ebenezer Ward, to hear whoM opinions the meeting had assembled, and was the only candidate present, spoke for more t an an hoar, giving a full explanation of his political opinions as they have been already reported in these columns. Mr. R. S. Kelly, J.P., put a long series of questions to Mr. Ward, especially with reference to the land question and hu proposed reform, all of which were answered plainly and conclusively. Mr. Harris asked whether Mr. Ward would support an absentee tax. Mr. Ward replied that, as he had already stated, he would support the immediate impo sition of a direct tax upon the real property of absentees, and he would remind the meetirg that upon that particular question he waa opposed by all the candidates i...