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THE GREAT COMET OF 1881. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
THE GBEAI COMET OF 1881. I We have been favored with the following interesting letter on the great comet of 1SSL by the Government Astronomer, Mr. C. Todd, C.M.G. :— Tour readers have already been advised by the telegraph tbat a fine comet has made its appearance within the last week in the south-western sky. So far as I am at present aware it appears to have been first seen in Australia oy tnat active ana zealous astronomer, Mr. Tebbntt, of Windsor, in New &outh Wales, and it has since been ob seived by Mr. BUery, in Melbourne, and no doubt by Mr. Bnssell. Owing to clouds I had no opportunity ef seeing it till Friday evening. This evening, Sunday, the sky being beautifully clear, I bad a splendid view of it with our equatorial, and a- few words descriptive of its appearance may not be without interest. The comet has a bright condensed nucleus of irregular form, and a tail of several degrees in length, which could be beet seen and traced in tbe small finder of the telescope,...
THE SAD FATALITY AT COFFIN'S BAY. Port Lincoln, May 28. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
THE SAD FATALITY AT 00FFLT3 BA.Y. [From our own Correspondent.] Fort Lincoln. Mav 23. The hurried telegram which contained tba principal features of the ead accident on bo»rd the ketch Spindrift at Coffin's Bay, is, by tbe arrival of the troopers this uiorniog, more than confirmed in eve.-y particular. That two lives Biby have been lost through ignorance is very deplorable, but woere tbe rules far tbe restora tion of the apparently drownua are so simple it it doutlv to be reerttied that, with so manv tn lend a hand, they were father not understood or ctrtainly nut applied. Iu tbis case both bodies were recovered on tbe durface, aud although tl-ey h&d uo doubt imbibed some sea water, trie attempts made on board to restore animation weiecnlj calculated toaccelerate the fatal result. In thin ut'lisppy cate all ' head' seems to have been lot by every one on board except thecosk. Tbe plan pursued of turnicg the capsain on his back, and rising means to restore life before discharg...
INSOLVENCY COURT TUESDAY, MAY 31. [Before His Honor the Chief Justice.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
? TrJsjnT.TTEWnV rTOTTBT' Tuesdai, Mat 31. TBetoreHia Ronoc the Chief JusKoe.l Ik be Johs DwrEE, of Carrieton, Laborer. — Final bearing. The accountant reported— ' Ijtbaitiep, £260 6s. 44.; assetB, £S7 13s.; deficiency, £152 16s. 4d. The insolvent states that he has been out of business since February, 187P, and has no books or papers. Tii3 scheaule farms are simply filled up irom his dictation.' A first class certificate was granted. A provi sional maintenance order tor w was granted, to be increased to £10 if the outstanding assets realised £100. In 3se Maegaket O'Haea, cf Fetereburgh, Boaidicg-heusekeeper.— Final heeling. Mr. V. B. Smnn for tbe insolvent. The accountant reported— 'liabilities, £92 13s. There are no asecte except bad debts amounting to £72 9s. The insolvent kept a boarding-house on the Northern Bailway works, and cannot read or write. The insolvency is attributed to men having in her debt.' A first-class certificate was awarded. In be Donaid McAseill, of Stanley ....
INSOLVENCY COURT. APPOINTMENTS. TUESDAY, JUNE 7. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
INSOLVENCY- OOUliT. APrOQiTMESTS. TUEEBAY. JUSE 7. Final Hearings.— Charles Wm. Kosenow, of Oiroroo, clerk; Wm. Lammey, of FrewviUe, cealcr; Edward Tombs, of Marion-road, dealer; JohnWyatt,of Bslaklava, farmer. Adjourned final Hearings.— James Parks, of Crystal Brook, storekeeper; Wm. Tbos.Day, of Port Adelaide, plumber ; Henry Thcs. Webber, of Nailsworth, ttaecn; Wm. Samuel Dobson, of Norwood, engineer ; John Fairoloush.of Manoora. licensed victualler ; Wm. K. Oliver, of Adelaide, timber merchant ; Edward Banks, of Adelaide, barman ; G.&H. Bennett, of Adelaide, oattle salesmen. First Bearings. — Charles Martin, of Adelaide, laborer; Henry Baj field, of Adelaide, mason; Gottlieb Scbirmer, of near Sftddlewortb, farmer. Adjourned First Dividend Meeting. — Julia Aunger, of Georgetown, farmer.
Law Courts. SUPREME COURT—IN CANCO. MONDAY, May 30. [Before their Honors the Chief Justice, Mr. justice Boucaut, and Mr. Justice Andrews.] MINCHAM v. MINCHAM. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
ffa& farts. SUPREME COTTJiT— IN 0ANOO. Monday, May aO. [Erfore their Huuurs the Chief Justice, Mr. justice BoucKUt, and ilr.Joit.ioa Andrews.}. MIKCHAM V. MINCIIAlr. Tbe Hon. C. Mann, Q.C . applied for a decree nisi for ausulutiou of marriage iu this cue, w Lich waB a petition by a huabaoa on the grouud of his wife's adultery. Mr. Justice Andrews, who tried tt-e matter *A the last Civil Sittings. reported tbat the adultery had been proved. Decree nisi accordingly. IN THS MATTER OF AIT APPEAL BY SJ3IT7EL DE YOBBO, UkZR OFPOHT ADELA.IDB, MEttCHANr, UDT KOTV AN UIP£ISOK£3 UieOLVeSt FE01I A DEJIMON BT- THE LATE COAIMIS3IJNEE OF IB SOLVENCY. The Hon. O. Mano, Q.C, Crown 3o'icitor, for tie appellant (tks insolvent}; -Mr. J. W. Dowuer, Q.C, with Mr. J. C. Bray, tor the respondents (tbe assignees). Mr. Jlaun said in opening the argument chat it wsb an appeal from an order maue by tha late Commissioner of lunclvency adjourniog t!i9 in solvent's bearing sine die. The appeal was brough...
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1. [Before their Honors the Chief Justice, Mr. Justice Boucaut, and Mr. Justice Andrews.] IN THE MATTER OF SAMUEL DE YOUNG, AN IMPRISONED INSOLVENT. The Hon [?] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
Wedkisday. June 1. [Before their Honors the Obief Justice, Mr. Justice Boucaut, and Mr. Justice Andrews] IK TEE VATTEB OF SAMUEL D2 TODTTG, AIT IMPRISONED ENBOLTENT. ?TVia TTttn 4*1 Mann t~\ ?*'! fA_ X.Un__._.T1 ? M. Al_ _ insolvent ; Mr. J. W. Downer, Q.O, with Mr. J. C. Bray, for the respondents, the assignees. The Chief Justice to Mr. Downer — You hava ra establish a reasonable suspicion that the in Eokent has property which he has not disclosed. Mr. Dowser— It would be fair to the court i£ I deal with the large items instead of goingr thoroughly into the matter, which would taks at least two days, and show conclusively that eome large sums of money have not been ao conntedlor. The Court agreed that this would be tha better course. Mr. Downer then continued his examuwtioa cf tbe ineolvenf s dealings, and pointed oat as a verv suspicious circumstance tnat from June, 1S7S, to February, 1880, he had increaied his liabilities to the Commercial Bank by £11,030, while his assets in the...
GENERAL SUMMARY San Francisco, May 6. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
GErTKRAr. RTTMMARV. San Francisco, May 6. A split ban taken place among tbe Irish mem bers in the House of Commons owing to differ* ences of opinion upon the question of the Govern ment Land Bill. The result has been that Messrs. Power and Sullivan have formally seceded from Mr.PameU. The city of Mecca has been pillaged by Druses, who invaded the place in gnat numbers, and com mitted great excesses. More pyramids have been opened in Egypt, and ancient valuable documents discovered. Smallpox is raging fiercely in London, more tban 200 deaths having taken place during last month. The Grand Duke Nicholas, brother of the late emperor, has been charged with complicity with tbe Nihilist conspiracy, and it is stated that he bas been sentenced to imprisonment for life. This news, however, has not been oonfirmed. A very strong anti- Jewish feeling continues to prevail in Germany, and a monster petition to the Emperor William is new being signed in all parts of the country. The number of sign...
ARRIVAL OF THE CALIFORNIAN MAIL IN NEW ZEALAND. Auckland, May 30. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
ARRIVAL OF THE CALTFORNIAN MAIL IN NEW ZEALAND. (Reuier's Tdearam^ Auckland, May 30. The Pacific Mail Company's steamer Zealandia arrived here last night, and reports she landed some of her passengers three miles distant from Honolulu, owing to the prevalence of the small pox in that town. The disease is, however, abating. The following is her passenger list: — Mr. and Mrs. Magarey, Miss Magarey, and ohild, Mr. and Mrs. Chapman, Mr. and Mrs. Bobbins, Dr. and Mrs. Whither and child, Messrs. Grnger, Henderson, Applejard,and TiadalL
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. Perth, May 28. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. [From our own Correspondent.] Perth, May 23. John Edgar, one ot the most successful pearlers on tne north-west coast, recently picked up while beach-combing a pearl valued at a thousand pour.de. The largest take of pesrl shells tbis year is -twenty-five tons. Several boats secured upwards of twenty tons each. A large cumber of pearls have been found, bat financially the take ia not up to that of former years. j-ue noyui cfiuraa are BuuuEing on x-reakEea Island to-day. Considerable dissatisfaction b evinced in con nection with the- operation of tbe Eimberley land regulations.
NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, May 27. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
NEW SODTH WALES. [From our own Correspondent 1 Sydney, May 27. A depuration waited on the Minister of Public Works this morning objecting to tbe removal of the Pyrmout bridge across tbe harbor. Tbe Minuter said the bridge would not be removed, but tbe opening would be widened aa as to admit vessels of large draught, and a wharf would be made front tbe bridge to tbe bead of Darling Harbor. Mr. Milner Stephen, of bealiog notoriety, is doing a. big business at Newcastle and Mait land. i Tfce authorities are placing colored Iigbt9 on tbe tramcars for the purpose of denoting their destination. A meeting of Bulletin sympathisers was held to-Dight, and great sympathy with the paper was exprtxsed, but little cash forthcoming. It is supposed tbat about £3uO has been subscribed. 1 be last family of tne Italian emigrants was engaged to-day, as was also one of the officers. Tbe body of a woman who had been im properly subjected to the Oa»arian operation at tbe infirmary was exhnmed to-day and a...
GROUNDING OF THE BARQUE QUEEN OF NATIONS. Sydney, May 31, ll a.m. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
GROUNDING OF THE BA.RQTJE QUEEN OF NATIONS. [From our own Correspondent.] Sydney, May 31, 11 a m. The Queen of Nations, barque, 827 tons, Captain Bache, is ashore four miles norm of Wollongcng. The foremast and mainmast are gone, and a heavy sea is breaking over the veeeel. Only five of the crew are as yet ashore ; the others are clinging on to the forecastle. There are hundreds of people on the beach unable to render assistance. In the absence of any steamer or boat no line can be got off. Tne cargo, which is valued at £22,700, ie consigned to Meooru. Llontefiore, Joseph, & Co. The extent of the insurance will not be known until the declarations arrive by tomorrow's mail. It is thougbt that tbe vessel is insured heavily in colonial orfcet-'. The pilot steamer has gone to her E'Bistarce from Sydney. The vaisel was built in 1801. It is believed she is fast break ing up. 5p.au The barque Queen of Nations, from London for Sydney, ran ashore tbis morning on the Eellnmbit reel, l...
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1. [Before Messrs. J. Varley, S.M., and W. Cavenagh, J.P., and Dr. Davies, J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
Wednesday, Jdot: 1. [Before Messrs. J. Varley, S.&L, and W. Cavenegb, J.P., and Dr. Davies, J.P.] J. Davidson v. Woodcock — Mr. Dashwood for appellant; Mr. H. B. Downer for respondent. The appellant, landlord of the Start Hotel, Gienfell-street, was fined at tha Police Court, Adelaide, for supplying liquor to persons not boL-a fide travellers on Sunday, April 24, and eppeeled against the fine on the ground that Ihe evidence upon whioh the conviotion was made was uot sufficient, and that the conviotion was contrary to law. Mr. Dashwood contended that tbera was no evidence to show that his client supplied the liquor. There were 18 or 17 persons in tbe bar, and if any of these who were lodgers in the house handed liquor to the others the landlord should not suffer. Then there were two specific charges for supplying 'each' of two persons. The court on tbe latter ques tion pointed out that the liquor was supplied to both persons at tbe same time. Sir. Dashwood said his client ccu...
SATURDAY, MAY 28. [Before Messrs. J. Varley, S.M., J. G. Boothby and H. H. Mildred, J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
C i '»?! ig-T\ » v TiJ a v 9S [Before Mf s?rs. J. Varley, S.M., -T. G. Baothby and H.H. Mildred, J.P.] A. Macgkobge v. T. L. CoTraErx. — £110, tfamsgeB fcr breach of warranty. Mr. J. W. Downer, Q C, with Mr. C. M. Mmrhead for . plaintiff ; acd Mr. H. E. Downer -with Dlr. C. B. Hardy for defendant. Defendant made a pony carriege for plaintiff, who paid him £81 for it. Plaintiff stated that defendant gave him a guarantee that the trap would be of the beat workmanship, but about eighteen months after wards the ferecaniage became disconnected from the trap. Mrs. Blacgearge was driving at the time, and she narrowly esoapad serious injury. Plaintiff took the carriage back to defen dant, who repaired itataoost of £10, and said that the work would not give way in tbe same place sgain bat last as long as the carriage did.. A few months afterward*, however, the work esain gave way and then plaintiff would have nothing to do with the vehicle which he left in defendant's hands for sale, defenda...
FRIDAY, MAY 27. [Before Mr. R. J. Turner, S.M.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
Friday, Mat 27. [Before Mr. 11. J. Turner, S.M 1 G. H. W. FciiKB v. M. A. Joses.— £10 14s. for goeds supplied. Mr. W. V. Smith for the defendant, who admitted her indebtedness to the extent ot £5 lls. Verdict for £8 14s. with coets. J. Ie'wtn v.C. Bowden.— £15 4s. for damages sustained through the improper shoeine of a bone. Mr. W. V. Smith tor plaintiff, Mr. B. J. lionald Tor the defendant. The plaintiff, a cfcb proprietor, sent a horse to the defendant's f crge to be shod, and when it was worked subse quently it went lame and came down on its knees. In consequence of this the animal had to be placed nnoer the care of a veterinary feurgecD, and was unable to work for several days. Tbe skilled evidence called attributed the lameness to the inside cf xhs hoot being redact d too mneb, but this was denied by the defendant. Verdict tor tbe defendant. W. H. HOWAED T. G. H. W. k-DLLBE— £10, for mocey lent. Mr. T. K. Pater for the defen dsnt, who pleaded a set-off ot £9 5s. for rentdoe atd...
LOCAL COURT—ADELAIDE. THURSDAY, MAY 26. [Before Mr. R. J. Turner, S.M.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
LOCAL OOUBT— ADELAIDE. Thursday, Mat 26. [Before Mr. K. J. Turner, S.M.J U. UO2.HA1) V. XX. izLAJtbil. — »o J.OS. dd4 ror £.ocde supplied. Hr. Ayliffe forpleintitf; &Ir. H. F. Downer for defendant. At the last sit ting of the court a verdiot was obtained against the defendant, a member of the Government service, Northern Territory, for meat supplied to Mrs. Merob, at r&rkbioe, which was subse quently set aside on a point of law that Airs. Marsh was not her husband's agent to contract tbe liability. Mis. Marsh admitted that her busbaijd made her a liberal allowance. Mr. Dotcner contended, en tbe authority of Eastland v. Eurctell and wile, 3 Lfi., Qjeea's Bunoh Dintion, 432, that tbe plaintiff most be non tuited. The plaintiff was nonsuited. J. W. Daijjv.M. filcCAsmLL.— £10 10s., the valee of a fence removed by the defendant, fiofgiDg sold by the defendant, oud damages core to come windows.' Mr. A. Dsvies for tne VlainV.il ; Mr. T. K. Pater for the defendant. Tte plain...
MEETING AT KOOLUNGA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
MEETING AT EOOLTTNGA. A meeting was held at Kooluuga oo Tuesday, May 31, relative to the extension of tie line of railway from Blyth to Crystal Brook. The at tendance was large, and the chair was occupied by Mr. Inglis. . Mr. Hdtce said tbe meeting: was in favor of continuing the line from Bllth to Crystal Brook, and he was in favor of the most direct line, wherever tbat might go. He believed that this was the proper time to bring the matter forward, and hoped there would be no underhand work. If all things went fair and straight no one need (ear the result. Mr. Patcbsok endorsed the aenti mente of the previous speaker, and spoke at length of the advantage to be derived from the line of railway. Mr. Buchaham read a lengthy paper on the same subject, which was well received. Mr. Mngg's behavior at Georgetown, and his expressions thera were strongly com mented upon. Mr. Wabben, from Port Pirie, cpokeat great length on the advantages the agricultural community would receive from tins r...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
£pps's Cocoa.— Gsatefhi. asb Com fortijio.— ' By a thorough knowledge of tbe natural laws which gortm Ihe operation* of digat Uon ted nutrition, and by a ca-eful applitaton a! tha Dee properties of well-selected Cocoa, Hr. Epps bas rrr_ Tided our breakfast tables -with a Belirartely ilavoxed beverage which may mve -ns many fcj*T» doctor*' bill*. It is by the judiehms as of men sfrftclfT of diet that a c^mH^'fataon may bo girf^'ilfy built up lintil strung -enough to mist ettxy ivida-cy to diuBWc ^ffnp^^r**?11 of solrtio mB3&diM sxBSOttfJns around us ready to attack ?*haemfbav4*m-wi3i point* wfl msy coups nnsy4 utet f-**ff*y™**i*T . iiiinnlm mill fill I i n 1 1 1» »lHnnnliiiiiiliMilltJH|isil| ooariaaed frame.'—' Civil fierrieaGaaattacS'*'*'* ?imply with boiling water or milk., BaTfl ffnjrTIh PadrafrU&riled 'Jjjat ftit AJtey^oMseaaMB- 'ChcniistBt IxiimonJ'— Abo~Knsknv of &ps~ *^™-;ft* * *' - * tetoB«-B0*foaft«mognaie. slSfcltt
SUNDAY-SCHOOL CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
SUNDAY-SCHOOL CONFERENCE. A Sunday-school conference, to which all psr BonB interested in Sumiat -school work had baea cordially invited, was held in the Pirie-atreBt Wetlejan Lecture Hall, on Friday evening, May 27. There was only a small attendance, includ ing s few of the members of the Wesleyan General Conference. Mr. Thomas Vayaey (superintendent of the Hawthorn Wesleyan Sciidey-Lcbcol, Melbourne) presided, ani in opeztiDs the meeting said he was very glad to find mat in Adelaide sack good provision was made for Sunday - school work. He hud never been ia a community where such facilities were offered for doing good as in Adelaide— (hear, hear)— and on the people devolved a &-ost important trust in connection with tiie tramibg of the young men and women f or after life. He called on Air. Ward, o£ Kent ? Town, to open a citcuBsioii on school statistic* and result*. Mt.-Waed spoke as to the existence in all schools of tome sort of books of accounts, and said that it was de...
THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY. The following return shows the membsra who have had seats in the House of Assembly in the nine Parliaments wbich have been called to gether since the establishment of responsible government in the colony :— ? ' ^ ? -° 5 |'S 5 ?s :5 ?BDgfiS, J. H. « ? A C — ?fitderson, A ? a- ? Andrews, E. B. ... a ... A A c ? Atkinson, T ? - ? * P-abbage, B. H. ... c ? Begot, J. T. ? a A a ? Efcker, E. C ? A A ? Bakewell, Win. ... a ... c ? Eakewell, S. ? A ? Barrett, J. ? c ? „ ... ... Barnw, J. H ? a ? ? » ... ... Bssec'ow.F ? „ ? ... a a Bean, G. T ? ... _ a ? Bean, W. H ? A ? a Bljth, A ? A A A A ... A A F ... Bljtb.N. ? A A C A A ... A: C Bonney, C ? c ... ? - ? ... Boothby, T.'W ? A ...... Bouoant, J. P ? a ... a a a a a] c Bcsworlh, John ... - ? a a Bower, D ? .. ... A a ? A. a Brsy. J. O. ... ? A a a Blight, H.E ? A A A A A A Browne, W.J ? A .. ..| ? ]...!... KuDdey, W. H. ? A ... A Burford.W. H. ... c ? ... Carr, J ? ~. -~ a a A a a c Carrol, F. S ? c C*vensgh,W. ? .-...