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THE IRISH QUESTION. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 27 April 1889
THE IKISH QUESTION. 10 THE EDITOB. Sir— In spite of numerous well-known facts, including those mentioned by 'Unionist,' many a Nationalist, such as yonr correspondent 'J. Miller,' boldly asserts and strenuously maintains that from 1782 to 1800, when she had a Parliament of her own, Ireland was rapidly rising in the scale of nations, popula tion was icoieasing) trade, commerce, manu iacbureg, auu agnuuivure were nuuxisuiug, uui since then decay, stagnation, and poverty have taken the places of progress, activity, and prosperity. So far from this being a correct statement the reverse is nearer the truth. Not withstanding the many troublesome periods through which Ireland has passed during the present century her trade and com merce, &c, have been greatly increased, This will be clear to you when yon conBider the following facts:— In 1801, the year after the union, the imports from Great Britain were but £3,270,350, and exports thither £3,537,725; in 1830 they were £7,G48.9?6 a...
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 27 April 1889
TO THE BDITOB. Sir— I have *ead the interesting correspon dence which baa appeared in your valuattle paper re the Hoxte Rule question. My object in writing is to point out that there is one clause in the programme of Home Rulers whitib could be well applied in theae colonies, viz , the reduction of recta for tenements of * very inferior character, and which said rent* might (to use an Irish word) be really termed rack-rentB. Unfortunatehr in lanra nihina such tenements are always to be found, and the bard- working poor have (from tbe seeming cheap rental) to find their habitation there. Their rent varies from 5a. to V£i. or 13a, per week — an exorbitant price when we consider the character of these dwellings. Should the tenants be behind hand with their rent their chattels are taken from them and they themselves are turned into the street. Now, I have been a witness to several of these evictions, and bavenaturally enquired about tbe owner. In the majority of instances I have found h...
Correspondence. [For other Correspondence see page 5.] MR. RUSSELL ON MR. COLES'S INTIMIDATION. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 27 April 1889
Cgmgpmtbeftce, (For other Correspondence see page 0.) MP. RUSSELL ON MR. OOLES'3 INTIMIDATION. TO THE KDITOB. Sir — Being one of those who took part in the public meeting that was held in Oarrieton on the 35tb inst., I take the opportunity of thank ing you for the fair and impartial report tbat you have given the public. Without wishing to trespass on yesr valuable space I require in justice to myself to refer to the attitude of the Hon, J. Coles aa assumed by the hon, gentleman at tbe meeting in question. First, why was be pre&ent at all ? The meeting was expreesly convened for giving the Hon. T. Playford an opportunity of explaining his con' duct in Parliament as a repi eeentative of the distiict, and as Mr. Playford got a fair hearing why (should Mr. Coles interfere between the electors of Newcastle and their supposed re presentative? 1 fail to see tbat Mr. Coles had any claim to be heard by the meeting until the motion moved by me was settled for or against Mr. Playford....
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 27 April 1889
TO TinE EnTTOR. Sir— In the last paragraph of Mr. KusselUa letter in your issue of 24th inst., he says — 'Mr. Coles said in reference to me as a selec tor that I had surrendered my holdings twice and got them back at £1 0b. 6d. per acre. Now, there is no truth in that statement whatever, as I never did anything of the kind ; and I ask Mr. Coles to correct his statement or with draw it.' No one knows better than Mr. Russell T Aifi not. fnalrn tha Rfn.f Ampnt nnnf^nr). TTa wbb present at the meeting, heard exactly what I said, and took no exception to it. When hehaa the grace to quote me correctly, and is able to show any inaccuracy on my part, X shall be happy to correct it. I will only add as regards Mr. RusBeH'e reckless and unfounded sugges tion of intimidation} that his own experience as a 'defaulting selector' must teach him that selectors have no reaBon to fear harsh treat ment from me,— I am, &c , JENKIN COLES. Adelaide, April 25, 18S9.
The Beehive. USEFUL HINTS FOR MAY. PREPARATION FOR WINTER. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 27 April 1889
Wxt §tthM USEFUL HINTS FOR MAY. [Bx Ceaeles Diceks,] TBEPABAHON FOB WEJTEB,' If beekeepers have not yet prepared their hives for winter, as recommended in last month's hints, it will be well for them to do so without loss of time. I should also advise a little extra warm dry covering to be placed upon the enamelled quilt, most especially in the hills and cold districts. The bees should be rendered warm and comfortable, carefully ex cluding all draughts at the top of the hive to prevent any loss of heat. Bees that have a little extra covering and are kept dry and warm thronch the winter coma out much stronger and healthier in the spring. It is necessary to over haul all hives before the cool weather sets in to make sure that they are all right and well sup plied with food. Now is a good time. for painting any hives that may require it, and es pecially look to the roof, stopping up any cracks with putty before painting; it is of great importance to keep the cover proof against any lea...
Commercial. WEEKLY EPITOME. The Chronicle Office, Friday evening, April 26, GENERAL ME[?] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 27 April 1889
CeinmerciaL. WEEKLY EPITOME. The OUronieU Office, Friday evening, April 26, Business hae been elack in this market thia week, the holidays having interfered, and with the1 exception of one or two lines sales have been merely trade-supplying. In sugars the principal event, of tbe week has been the auction sale of the L'Avvenire's Mauritius cargo. The trade were fully represented, and were eager buyers, the whole cargo of 12,188 packages, with the exception of two lines of brewing crystals (which were sold imrnediatery after the sale at auction rates) baing. speedily disposed of at the folloodng prices : — Brewing crystals, £24 15s. per ton; greys, £24 las*; g&od whites, £25 to £25 10s. ; slightly better, £25 17s. 6d. to £26 2s. 6&,; best whites, £25 15a, to £27. Privately 16 tonB rations have sold at £2L15s,, and sales of QaeenslanilratiDns have been made : also 200 pkge. yellow crystals, value of latter £23. A London, cable to hand^ day or two ago advises the visible...
Sporting News. RACES TO COME. APRIL. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 27 April 1889
[?] RACES TO OOMB. rAPRr&. 27.— Polo Club Eacee. Entries, AprU 12 ; weights, AprU 15. Mat. «, 9, 11.*— S.i J.O. Races. Nominations, March 12 ; weights, April 23 ; acceptances, April 16 and April 30. 18, 24, 26.— ARC. Queen's Birthday Meeting. Nominations, March 1-2 and May 7 ; weights, May 20 and 24 ; acceptances, Hay 16 and 22. JCi'E B, 7.— Birdsrtlle Races. 6, 8. — Broken Hill Races. Nominations, May 2; weights, Slay 16 ; acceptances, May SO. is.— Silverton Races. Nominations, Hay 10 ; acceptances, June 15. 20.— Transcontinental Clubs Races, Warrina. No minations, April SO ; acceptances, June 3. SEPIE1£BEII. 2, 7.— S.A.J.C. Races.
IMPROVING THE STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 27 April 1889
IMPROYHSG THE STOCK. In order to improve the ordinary stock with out getting rid of all the birds the yearly in troduction of a number of pure-bred cocks should be effected. This is a much slower pro cess than the purchase of a few fowls to form a breeding pen, but it has the manifest advan tage ot the least interference with the regular courEe of things. The point to be obgerved is that the type of fowls to be secured must be determined upon and adhered to, or there will hn ' nnnfnRinn TOnrsn confonnded.' What this type should be will have to be determined by the qualities demanded, the place wherein the fowls are kspt, and the personal predilections of the owner. If eggs are post of all desired, then one of the non- sitting varieties would be most suitable; if table fowls are chiefly required then one of those breeds which are best as f&tteners ; or, if a good all-round fowl is preferred, there are many that will meet all the requirements. But the chief thing is to deter m...
RETAIL PRICES. KEAT. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 27 April 1889
RETAIL PBICES. VX&T. Bfrf, 4*. tefid. perib-.; muttoB, 2Jd. to sa.pnTb;; pott, 4d. to 8d. per lb.; veal, id. to Sd. perlb.; beef 6aueagee; 4d. per- lb-. ; poifc do.. Si. per- 1B.I laattr 2e. 6d. torequaiter, Ss. 6d. hind-tsarter.— April 25. : |-4tht PEtJDCCB. Butter, lB-Sff. to 2s. par rb. ; egsg.ls.gd. to le. 10d.; bacen. is. per. lb-;- Jard. 10d; to la. per lb.; cheese, Is. to.le.4d.per Ib.— April 25. FKUIT AHD VBGKTABLES. Beetr id. pel bonch; cuxats^- 2b&. per banco ] eabbage*, idleach; celeiy, 63. pet Jiead; etesg, M. . ?per tmneh ; leeks, 43; per bancb.^; lettuce^ 'ii/k eaah; oniona, 8dL perlb. j parsley,. Id,-. periuBdii parsnips. 2Jd.: \ter- banch; peak; 2a.. ner pecfc; sweet melcBSj 3d. per lb.; vni&i meiaaaj Id. pei lb.; pfne-appiea, le. «ach; potatoee. 2d. per lb,; radif*ee, Id. per buaii; toraipe, Sd. pex trench' ; swede . tnndps,- 2Jd. pei buacb; almoBfts, 9d. pet lb.). oookitg. apptes; 3d. per lb,;. eating appleSj id. sec Ife. qntEces, Sd. per lb...
PRESERVING EGGS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 27 April 1889
PRESERVING EGGS. Possibly some of your readers may be glad to have my receipe for preserving eggs by means of lime (writes a correspondent of the New Zealand Mail), as it is an old-established one in our family and amongst our friends, and always successful, and I can positively affirm that we eat eggs in January, and sometimes February, that have been thus preserved in the summer. I do not -guarantee that every emetic rtna otiaii Via tmnA foiif T fViinir T na.n aav fc I ? l|^»\J V&*^« 111 Hill ft*V» QVWW| MtAW *r ? ? * ?«?**« »J '4 only about a dozen may fail oat of the whole lot. Personally, I have no faith in the process of packing in bran ; how can they possibly eEpspe a musty flavor 1 Again, I have never tried salt or butter for smearing them, it is true, for we have always been too well satisfied with our lime process to wish to venture on strange pastures, and it win be recollected that time has carried the day at the competitions on this subject.. Now to come to deta...
BUILDING MATERIALS. [RETAIL PRICES IN ADELAIDE] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 27 April 1889
BTflLDIHCk MAIEB1ALS. [BSTilli FEMES EIAHElAnat' Bed deals, 11x3, Sd. to 9di ; 9 x Si 6d. fo'7d,; 9 s 4, 8Jd. to IDS.; 7x SJj4d. toBd.; T x3,5d. to 6d.: sawing, 4s. per 1W super; or deep en* fioorior, 6 x If, Us. to IBs.; 6 x 1,136. » Ussr Id., fiat eufc J-L pet toet. (Cmgtied- and-grocved x s §, iis. ed. to 12s. ed. : 6 x g, 9s. 6d, to loe. ea. per H» feet. MatehbaardB--6 x f, 8b. to 9e.;€xi, 7e. ea. to Se. 3d. per 100 feet. Bait tiaiber, Oregon,' Se. 6a: to3B. ; pHch pine,' 2a. IGd. to 3s. 3d.; red gam or jarrife, 3O». to SOs. per 10O- feet super. Singapore eettar, 3^4 to- 64 per foofrsoper.- Svaoey cedar. Sd. to 1& perietrE-saper. V.D.Ii. BUiujJJ'Uarb. 14s. to 17ft ea. pelf 10O fee* super. HobartrpaliBgSi 6 feet 17s. to 20ev, 6 feet Sle. to 24s. per 100,; LBunceeton palings, 6 feet 22s; to 2&K, 6,leet'2Bs to 2S&. per 100. Bedgtun poets, £8 15a. to £10 per 100 ; jarrah postB, £7 10s. to £9 per 100.- Oolonlal split latbs, 3 feet 14s. to ISs., 3J leet 16s. to...
ADELAIDE POLO CLUB RACES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 27 April 1889
ADELAIDE POLO CLUB RA.OES. The following are the entries and weights for the Polo dab races to take place at Morphett ville today:— * UASDICAP HURDLE ILA E.' five furlongs. Bt. lb. I st lb. Peter - '- 13 12 Sty Hfgh « _ 11 7 Jo - „ _ 13 2 ! Ban Bon - „ 11 7 lippo - .12 0 1 Patch _ „ 11 1 Gyp- _ _ 11 II I Katerook _ . .11 4 Helene _ _ 11 10 Folly _ «. 11 0 Lady May _ _ 11 10 | BACE WITH POLO BALLS, Mr. Pi, S. Murray's b g Jumbo. Mr. J. C. Manifold's b fir Sandy. Mr, J. P Manifold's b g Melbourne. Mr. E. Bowman's b g Bobby. Mr. W. A. Murray's b m Lotty. Mr. H. Bowman's c g Teaser. Mr. H. Bowman's b g Banjo, Mr. E. W. Howard's b m Dorothy. Mr. A. Murray's c m Daisy, Mr, Murray's b m Speedy. Mr, O. Hoghes's b g Ensign. Mr. A. Baker's c m Bluebell. Mr, J. L. Stirling's c g Patch. Mr, T. E. Barr Smith's c g Jabber. Mr, F. H. Downer's c m Penelope Aon* Mr. J. T. Love's b m Fairy. Mr. B. J. Besley, jun.'B Creeper. Mr. F. Barritt's Baliarat. Mr. H. E. Barritf 6 Looloo. Mr. W. E. Sandland's p...
No title [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 27 April 1889
In accordance with a resolution passed a etiort time ago at a meeting of the Sivex Murray Water Commission . the Iceasrarer 13 conferring with Uia Go vermneatB, of tke oShet colonies in order to arrange for a conference, to consist either of the several Governments or of connnisfiions appointed by them. The Uawier uenevoient isoueiy wmen nas been very active in providing tor the relief- of - the enfierers by &b late- flood,, has found that its ordinary funds are not equal, to the task. A special meeting of tile committee was theia fore held on Thursday. nightf.vhea it was re Eolved that a house to house canvas should be made, as it was jossibletbat nearly £290 would be required. The Hon. James Martm 1ms headed the list with £10, and various ofehae amounts of £2 3a. and £1 Is. were piamifisa before the canvas commenced. This society has done good work quieHy fora long time. For some time past considerable agitation has been going on at Bordertown foe the pue pose of getting a...
SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 27 April 1889
SPORTING HOTBS. fiord John was scratched for all engagements at the Autumn meeting of the S.A.J.C at 12,45 p.m. on Monday. air. Whitington has been officially notified that Cup Day (Thursday, May 9) will be pro claimed a Government half -holiday. Owners are reminded that in connection with the races at Warrina nominations for Flying Handicap, Hurdles, andT.R. Handicap are due on 30th April, and for Maidens on 3rd Jane (entries only ; no acceptances).
ONKAPARINGA RACES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 27 April 1889
OKKAPAEiNGA RACES. Stewards— Messrs. W. B. Ronnsevell, M.P., J, L. Stirling, M.P., H. Esau, M.D., H, Hughes, John Pile, J. D. Johnston, P. Hooper, W. Elackler. Judge, Mr, W. B, Bounsevell, M.P. ; starter, Mr. J. Campbell; steward of the scales, Mr. W. Tucker ; -handicapper, Mr. H. Hughes; timekeeper, Mr, W. M. Cook. Once 'again the Onkaparinga Racing Club and Mr. Von Dousea have cause for congratu lation on tne success or tneir great master Monday racing festival at Oakbank. Each successive year adds to the importance and popularity of this very enjoyable meeting, and on the present occasion, favored by the most brilliant weather, the attendance on the course was larger than in any preceding year in the history of the club, not less than 12,000 parsons being present. His Excellency the Earl of Kintore, Countess Kintore, and children and suite, arrived on the course in good time to witness the principal races of the day, being received on behalf of the club by Mr. J. Jj, Stirling, M,...
Poultry. DEBILITY IN POULTRY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 27 April 1889
fmUtrg, DEBILITY IN POULTRY. Debility is in poultry, as in human beings, one of the most difficult things ta contend with. Often there is no apparent reason for the weakness, and certainly so organic dis ease, GnthiBjromt HiH says:— 'Invariably surrounding *ircnmetancBE, or some heredi tary peculiarity, are at the soot of the matter. There are fowls and fowls, just as there are men and men, animals and animals. Some fowls are differently constituted to others, being imtnraUv delicate, without any absolute disease and readily influenced by dietry or atmos pheric changes, or of a highly nervous tem perament yielding suddenly to fright. Young, faEt-gxowing, and well-bred birds are more Eneceptible to changes of circumstances than ordinary fowls. Thus the first time of ex hibition is often the cause of drooping and backward growth owing to the fright the bird is subjected to from the time it leaves its accustomed run and management until it re turns home ; or, may be, it changes hands, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 27 April 1889
»r.- i ?? i i — * — — ^—^ «^w ? Busmen Notices. ? FAEMEBS, and AMATEKK dAKDEXEKS Should purchase a PLANET Jr. Single or Doable WfeccI HOE, CULTIVATOR, RlKE, A\D Plough €oiiui\ed, v OMittWftlBg TWO &»**« tfcftHflg &fW »k» 'Planet Jr/'DonbleWho^fio*, This Is what onrgardeneM say ol thesDlmplements— 'She .DOUBLE WHEEL HOE does its work perfectly, destroys the weeds, toes the land, and saveslna Jarge garden like mine the expenses of keeping at least three'tcen dnricg the year, and. does the.wcrk for itore effectually than manual labor could do it.' Hjie LITTLE WONDER 'FIBE-FL7' PLOUGH, pries ISa., throws a farrow lour to six inches wide, «nd does its work faster than a epade _ The PLANET Jr. HOLLOW STEEL STANDARD 3X0RSE HOE -and CULTIVATOR combined is the ? beet'tnade. Just Arrived. Order earlr. Catalogue and Price List post fiee, ^ONEDtSBT, SUPERPHOSPHATE anil SUL PHATE OF AMMOKIA on sale. We hold the largest stock c! Carden Implements and Agricultural Machinery in the ...
PERPETUATION OF SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 27 April 1889
PERPETUATION OF SPORTS. The time ie fast approaching when the ap pearance of sports of chrysanthemums which premise to be an advancement upon older varieties will be hailed with delight fay thelocky posEeEEor rf such. At the present time there is a general craving for novelties, chrysantfae mures not excepted ; therefore any new Mad is watched with eagerness. The question which suggests itself to those who have sot had ex perience in the fixine of snorts in. hn-a is tha fre&k in growth to be be secured that the sported Sower may go cat as an independent Dew kind if it be worthy of notice. I will en deavor to make this part ae dear to the unini tiated as possible. The present general system cf growing chryeanthemarcs for the produc tion of large blooms is cot favorable to increasing the number of new binds by spate, as the side shoots are taken 63 tbe plants as they grow, and it is from these side ehefots when they are allowed to gran snd develop flowers that a number of epor...