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NEW SOUTH WALES COURSING CLUB. Sydney, May 38. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
NEW SOUTH WALKS COURSING OLTTB. [By Telegraph.] TFrom our own 6orraei-ondent.1 Sydney. May 23. 1 1 Leoeb Stakes. — Mayflower beat Welling ul Fait Times beat Hebe, Leanthe bait l.ouet!e,Windsor beat Latest News, Lolly Pop I (a (Waterloo, Telemachus beat Birge, Ratafia 1 1 1 tLark, Teddington beat Longlegs, Lsnuox Lore ran a bye. Iktebcoloniai, Stakes.— Rosy Fawn beat Lancashire Lass, Fanny Belle beat Locket.Styx beat HotniBh, Bashful Maid beat Romeo, Hop bine beat Ginevra, Daphne H. beat Terror, Lelex beat Fair Wanderer, Maid of Athena beat Hoprcarket. New Pitjmptou Stakes.— Oonway beat Oollie, Cashel beat Fatality, Knpee beat Wee Beaaie, Clnre beat Maid of OrleanB, Bashful beat Lathe, Joe Brown beat Wild Dream, My Lord beat Brunswick Lad, Faithful beat Pretty Girl, Bracelet beat Daisy., Griffin beat Moonbeam, Tambour Major best itr '-i. Lottery beat Wool hara, Christmas UifS b.aC Sbosta, Faultfinder ran a bye. A special train took about 250 visitors to the conning ground. Hares were...
Coursing. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN COURSING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
®'0OTM0+ SOUTH AUSTEAHAN GOUE3ING -CLUB The committee of the South Australian Cours ing Olob met at the Prince Alfred Hotel oa Thursday evening and made their final arrange ments for the AU-Aged Stakes meeting, which takes place at Hindmarsh Island on May 31 and followipg days. The draw was very satisfactory, as none of the dogs had to be guarded. A vote of thanks was passed to the president (Mr. E. Barr Smith) for his generous gift of a handsome silver trophy for the winner of the stake. It is probable that a speoial coach will leave HOI and Oo.'s office on Monday morning for Strath albyn for the convenience of those who will take their dogs with them, and it has beea arranged that a special truck will leave Strath albjn for Goolwa on Tuesday morning at 7 o'clock. The first brace of dogs to be in slip3 at 9 a.m. on Tuesday. ALL-AGED STAKES. The following are the entries for the All-Aged Stakes, to be run at Hindmarsh Island en May 31 and following days : — Mr. J. Price's be.bd.d. V...
SPORTING IN ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
SPOKTING IN ENGLAND. [By Wbston.] The death of Harry Hill, as he was invariably called, may be said to close a ohapter in the history of the ring, for he was the last represen tative of the old school of bookmakers, and no modem representative either. His aaaie was one of mark befere the leviathan Davis, Jackson, Stevenson, and Steel had risen on the scene. and he was a connecting link between them and the heroic age of Jim Bland, Crutch Robinson, Beardsworth, Justice, John Gully, the Bids dales, and others. So far as our memory serves he began as a waiter at an hotel, bat he need to be the head of the ring and the puller of many strings. Those who remember die Boos, Day, Padwick, and Hastings letters in the Times, and the circumstances which started the angry correspondence, will also remember that-it was Harry Hill who carried down to Messrs. Weatherby the scratching of theSarL Xet thirty years before he hadhaia say in Bloomsbury'B Derby victory, and he saw the end of 1880— a pret...
DEATH FROM FALLING OFF A TRAMCAR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
DEATH FfiOM FALLING OFF A. TBAMCAR. The city coroner (Mr. Thos. Waid, J.P.) heU an inquest at the Destitute Asylum on Friday afternoon, May 20, into the circumstances at tending the death of a man named OharleB John Kioketts, who was killed by falling off a Hiadmarsb tramoaronthe previous day. Mr. J. Wedlock was chosen foreman of the jury. Mr. T. B. Gall watched the proceedings on behalf of the tram company. Isaac Barleyman, bootmaker. oE Thebarfon. said that deceased was his son-in-law, and was a married man, 27 years of age, and he had left a wife and two children, who were unprovided for. For the last seven yens he had been sub just to fits. Deceased had had three aooidents before the present one by falling oat of carts. He was a steady man. Witness, last saw him alive on the morning of the 18th, when be ap peared in his nwmtl health. John Baldook, team driver, said that he drove the 3 pjn. car from Adelaide to Hindmarab, on May 18. Hishorses werevery steady. Deceased was'apsssen...
DEATH FROM PREMATURE AND SUDDEN CONFINEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
DEATH FSOM PREMATURE AND SUDDEN CONFINEMENT. An inquest was held at the Kapunda Hospital, before JBr. Jas. BlEott, J.P., and a jury of thirteen, of whom Mr. E. Kiley was foreman, on Saturday, May 29, on the body of Annie Oar rington, the woman who was sent down from Morgan to the Kapunda Hospital, and was con fined in tbe train, but subsequently died in the hospital. John Beynolds Evans, eerporal of polios, in charge at Morgan, said be had seen the body of tbe deceased and identified it as that of Aunie Carrington. Baw her alive for the last time ou Wednesday morning when he was sending her down to the Kapunda Hospital. Did not know whether ehe waa a married woman or not, bat her statement was that her husband was in the Bedratb Gaol. She came to Morgan about three months ago, and was waiting for an oppor tunity to go up the river. Did not know now she earned her living, bat she wag destitute and received rations from Government. He notioed she was a woman of louse onaraoter and had...
JAMESTOWN HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
JAMESTOWN HOSPITAL. An influential deputation waited ontheChief Secretary (Hon. W. Morgan) on Thursday . morning, May £6, to ask that the Gavernment would grant £1,000 towards the erection of a building for a hospital at Jamestown, and to bring other matters before them. TnsHon. W.B.EouK6EvEUJ,M.P.,intTodo.ced the deputation, and having stated ics object, eaid that Dr. Oockborn, Mayor of Jameatovm, was present, and, lest his position might be misinterpreted, he (Mr. Bounsevell) -would explain that a hospital would rather be detri mental to Dr. Oockburn's practice .than other wise, bnt that he had come forward in the interests «£ the town beoauee he felt that a hospital was necessary. Mr. B. Waed, M.P., remarked that James town was the largest and most central townia the northern areas, and was connected with -the other important townships by railways, and was therefore a place which.neededahospitaL Dr. Gockbubn eaid there had been a hospital in Jamestown for two years, and he did no...
THE MURDER OF TROOPER PEARCE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
TTTR MDEDER OP TB0OPER PE/LRCE. [Troni finr iimi OniinsiHiiHiniil ] An inquest wasield at Kingston on Thurs day, May 19, by Mr. Ohades GeU, J.P, oa the body of Harry Edmoad Pearoe, who recently died from injuries inflicted by a prisoner in his charge named. Bobett Johnston, who was charged with supplying liquor to aboriginals. Inspector Hnnt watched the case-f or tiie Grown ; «.« nriaonpT (Robert Johnston) beinit nresent in ebsjge of Sergeant Dmnu The jury having keen sworn in, and-viewed tie body, Inspector Hnnt called ?William Dnngex, laborer, of Kingston, who deposed— Last- Monday, the 16th inatant, I found Trooper Pearce lying on the side o£ the coad, atont four and a quarter mile» from King ston. It was about half-past 9 o'clock. I wa» driving two horses along the Adelaide toad. I iretxtedmanVdray, and my bones shiei. Heard what eonndt-d like a faint coaey. Stopped: and listened, bnt could hearnotuing farther. Went «n in the direction IthoaghtX beard tie cry, and I ?aw a handke...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
Balea fry Aactitfn. ? en MONDAY. May 30, 1881, at S rfolooc ATMlE-PEB.FOKMBr& BOASffS, BAZAAB GUitiBS ARCADE, ADBLaJDB. JOB 8IE THOMAS KLDBB. TOOK THB MOEPHBTTV1LLB STUD. 25 BEAD OP THOBOUGHBBBD MABS3, OOLTS, AND FILUS. T- A it B, JAMES H. _J7 W COKTTOCTIOH WITH WC. TUfLLE, has. received ^ instructions from Sir Thomas Blder to sell, m above.at 2 o'clook— S6 Head of THOROUGHBRED MABB3, OOLTS, and FILLIES. Alio, on account of B. Bur Smith, Esq. — 2 AIE of DARK BEO WM PONIES. 4 and 5 jean, stands 14-2: Thoroughly stanch and quietj and have been driven by a lid j. A good proportion of the above are by the Imported Sire 'Gang Forward.' 148x148 On TUESDAY, 31st Hay. OLD EXCHANGE, ADELAIDE. AT TWO O'CLOCK. BELTANA TOWNSHIP. - VALUABLE FBBEHOLD PKOPBBTY. THE BELTANA HOTEL. BEBWEBY, AND STOBB, FOB MB. SAMUEL GASOK. PAEEt, JAMES H., has received instructions from Mr. Samuel Qason to ?elL in his Boom, the Old Exchange, King Wil |^ ^trefitT Adelaide, on Tuesday. 31»t May, at 9 o'clock— ...
ROAD MEETING IN TARCOWIE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
ROAD MEETING IN TABGOWIE. A meeting of residents of the district of Tarcowie took place in: the Taioowie Hotel on Saturday evening, May. 7, to take into consideration the state of the roads in the neighborhood; There waa a fair; attendance, and Me John White was voted, to the chair. The Chatbuaic wtatad that: the meeting; had been i*»M*-^ for the purpose.- of bring ing under the notice of the Commissioner ot Publio Works the bad state of the direct road from Tarflonxa townahin- to. Jmmfl&town- At present the people in.* tie township had to travel a- ooneiderable diatBBBe-aroiiads to reaob that place. If tha mad. was. repaired they would alto bo able to reach Caltowicrmnch moro easily. Not only were the township people in convenicsiced, bat- alss the farmers in the- neighborhood, and nuns especially those who resided upon the mad. Mr. Flatel said he resided, near the road, and could fully bear out thechttimuHi's remarks with regard to its bad-state. It was absolutely neces sa...
NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, May 20. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
NEW SOUTH WALES. [From our own Correspondent.] Sydney, May 20. The prospectors of one leauatTemora have raised 1,200 loads. They have puddled 200 of these, getting 15 dwts. to the load. An influential deputation -waited on the Premier to-day, and asked that the new Licen sing Bill should provide for closing public houses on Sundays, aad give power to the superior officers in the police force to enter licensed houses at all hours, and to appoint in spectors to take analyses of liquors sold in hotels. Sir Henry Parkea, in reply, said a Licensing Bill wsuld be introduced, but he could not foreshadow its provisions. A United Club has been formed. It has about 70 members, consisting principally of the younger members of mercantile houses. Bechet was sentenced yesterday to seven jears on tbe roads, and to spend three months in every year at Berrima gaol in solitary confine ment. The Bulletin libel costs are estimated at £1,200. The solicitors for tbe defendants have published a letter ask...
WESTERN AUSTRALIA Perth, May 24. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
WESTERN ATJSTRAXTA [From our own Oorresrxradent. I Perth. Mav 24. Tbe city oounoil have expended upwards of £1SO contrary to the provisions of law. Tbe auditorn insist upon the amount bsing refunded to the rates, and have given the councillors seven dsvg* notice .for payment of the money. To this course the councillors object, and purpose con testing the matter in tbe law courtB. Mr. George Leake has been appointed regia farsr of the Admiralty Court. A letter has been received from Bishop Hale, of Brisbane, relative to the treat.ment'of tho natives in Queensland. The letter has been published in the Perth Inquirer, and hai beea well received and favorably commented upon throughout the colony. It is belitved that the Bicchante'a visit to King George's Sound will tend to bring about the establishment of dry docks and fortifications fcr Australian convenience and protection at an early date. The young Princes are enjoying themselves considerably at Albany. They have been i cricketing a...
NEW ZEALAND. Auckland, May 35. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
NEW ZEALAND. (From our Own CorreBoondenr.) Auckland. Mav 25. The Hon. Mr. White, of 3ydney, has bought the Silvia colt by Musket from the New Zealand Stud Company for 1,250 guineas. AsBudI comet is visible in the south-west heavens. It is reported that the Government propose altering the constitution of the Legislative Council by providing for the nomination of members by the House of Bepresentitives aad limiting the number:
COLONIAL TELEGRAMS. VICTORIA. Melbourne, May 21. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
COLONIAL TELEGRAMS. VICTORIA. [From our own Correspondent.] Melbourne, Msy 31. Another charge ef dynamite of 200 pounds hag been exploded at tbe Heads. A largely attended meeting of the Reform league was held last night. A resolution affirming the desimWenfSS of acsepting the Befonn BUI as an instalment of reform was carried. Mr. Longmore and Mr. IGiams, who were present, spoke against the Bill. In the Lamont will case yesterday Mr. Williams contended that the whole ot th« pro ceedings were traceable to Mr. James S mith who was a disappointed legatee. ? Melbourne, May 22. gThe body of Mr. H. domes, tbe cashier at the Colonial Mutual Insurance Company's office was found in the Yarn, near Tarraville. De ceased was last seen alive on Saturday week Since then he has been advertised for in the papers, fie was about 30 years of age, and was recently married. It has been decided that tie constables stationed 'in the north-eastern distriot shall bo armed with Martini- Henry carbines. Floor ...
SPESCIAL SHIPPING TELEGRAM. LONDON, May 20. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
SPT5GIAL SHIPPING TELEGRAM, London. May 20. Arrived — Prom Sydney, Orient, steamer, sailed April 7, via Melbourne April 12, and Adelaide April 14. From Port Chalmers, Auckland, ship, sailed February 23. London, May 21. Arrived — From Sydney, Northampton, chip, sailed February 16. From Adelaide, Dgglan, ship, sailed January 29. From . 'Wellington, Pleone, ship, sailed February 12. Calcutta, via Cooktown. Sailed— April 30, Thomas Bell, ship, for Sydney via Melbourne. . ? -
AFFAIRS IN AFGHANISTAN. CALCUTTA, May 21. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
AFFAIRS IN AFGHANISTAN. Calcutta. Mav 2L As anticipated the retrocession of Kan dahar to the Ameer by the British has aroused much hostility on the part of Ayoub Khan and his Herat! adherents, who have avowed their intention of seizing the province. It is understood that exten sive preparations are being made with that object in view. The Kandaharis do not, however, view Mb pretensions with favor, and they are generally showing a determi nation to resist him to the utmost of their power. The Ameer Abdurrahman is pre paring for a struggle, and strong reinforce ments of troops will be sent to Kandahar at the time of his assuming the govern ment of the place.
HONORS FOR THE COLONIES. LONDON, May 23. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 28 May 1881
HONORS FOR THE COLONIES. London. May 23. The following honors will be conferred to-morrow on the occasion of the Queen's birthday: — Chief Justice Charles Lilley, of Queensland, Chief Justice James Prender gast, of New Zealand, and Chief Justice John Gorrie, of Fiji, will receive the honor or Jmigntnood. sir Aitnur .rLennedy, Governor of Queensland, will receive the Grand Cross of the Order of St. Michael and St. George. The Hon. Mr. Ball, President of the Legislative Council of Queensland, and the Hon. Mi. Palmer, Colonial Secretary, will be made Com manders of the same Order. Mr. W. A. Dun can, of New South Wales, and Mr. M. Fraser, Western Australia, have been made Com panions of the Order.