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BOOYOOLIE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
Borvynnr.iii May 14. — Special Meeting.— Present— AU. Surveyor's report and estimate and plan tor fencing the park lands.Lanra, produced. Messrs. J. Wilton, D. Gelding. H. Meyers, 3. F. Davay, Jes. Adamson, and W. Hill wa:ted on the council £-&d presented a memorial urging the council to leuce in lue pare luiics, Laura, at once. The th&irroan replied to the deputation, statingthat the only difficulty in the matter would be the want ot necessary funds. The deputation then withdiew. After considerable discussion Or. S. N. Walter proposed, and Cr. J. Tonkin seconded, that the matter of fencing the Laura Park Lards be proceeded with at once. Carried. MetsTS. Keane and White wrote, quoting prices Ior posts ; cleik instructed to clo;e with Messrs. Kerne & Co. provided they would bind them Eclves to deliver 400 posts per week. Mr. J. K. Btown wrote, -enchning copy of work on ttee plantirg, and an order for 250 trees from Wirrabara tvmery; received with thinks. Sect ...
STONE HUT, MAY 30. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
STONE HUT, May 30. Mr. Matthew Burnett delivered a temperance address in the Primitive Methodist Chapel on Thursday afternoon last, and considering how Duty the farmers axe the attendance was pretty gocd. Mr. Burnett was eocompanied by the Keys. T. Jarrett, D. S. Wvlie, and Mr. J. Wilson, of Laura. After the addresB upwards of twenty persons signed the pledge, which num ber being added to the eighty who had joined the Stone Hut Band of Hope previous to Mr. Burnett's \ieit, makes a total of about 100 pledged total abstainers in this place. Mr. Bnmett congratulated the officers of the Band of Hope en the success which had attended it since it was started in October last. — We are having eome very cold and frosty nights at pre sent, with beautiful sunny days.
SALTIA, MAY 30. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
SALTIA. May 30. The weather during the past week has h -* i truly delightful, but rather cold in the early mornings, and also the evenings. Bain has beam threatening for several days, and a good down pour would again be welcome. — The feed is springing up exceedingly quick, and gives the hills a pretty &reeD appearance. — As I predioted in my last the holidays passed off very quietly t«e, the attraction to a, few being the rogitta at Port Acgusta.
PORT VICTORIA, MAY 28. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
PORT VICTORIA. May 28. TheTriadeTarabochia has cleared from this port for the United Kingdom, with a cargo of 8,000 bags of wheat fcr J. Darling & Son. The vest el was delayed in loading for twelve days on account of stormy weather, notwithstanding which, however, she received her cargo within her lay days. The Flora and Sarah Bell are on their way to load wheat. I think we will require one more vessel to load for the United Kingdom this year, and after that the wheat remaining will probably find its way to Port Adelaide in ketches. — We have had some very rough weather lately, but not much rain The farmers are in good spirits. The cropB are showing above the ground very nicely. A few of our farmers are trying topdressing with guano this year, and we with them every success.— The roof is now being put on tbe new post-office which, Mr. Heath, the contractor, expects to complete in about six weeks. — A good deal ef wheat has been ooming in Curing the past fortnight. The price ...
ROCHESTER, MAY 30. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
ROCHESTER. May 30. We were favored with a nice fall of rain on Tuesday hut, which quite cheered the farmers, but not enough has fallen to eoak the ground. Some fanners have finished tilling, bat those who had dirty lend have had to wait for the rain to make the rubbish grow.— Everything in the way of trade here is very quiet, and until the weather becomes more eeaaonabie will aan tinne'eo.
MELROSE, MAY 27. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
MELROSE, Mat 27. The proverbial Queen s weather was not with us on the 24th. When holiday-seekers arose to prepare for their promised pleasure egageaients they were disappointed to find tbat the Mount was wrapped in a blanket of clouds, while rain was coming down in a steady manner as if it did not mean to leave on ior a consiaerabie time, and people began to give up all hopes of erjjoySng.the^day. Towards.ll o'clock, however, the clerk of the weather kindly had compassion on them and the rain ceased. There was then a general stampede, for the cricket oval at the Mount Eemarkable station, where by the kind permission ef Mr. J. H. Angas, the Melrose and Orroroo teams were to do their level best. There was a large attendance on the ground, pretty well all the traps in the neighborhood being brought into requisition, and a large number of members of the fair sex graced tbe scene with their presence. The oval is situated in a very pietty spot, partly surrounded by large gem trees which ...
PENFIELD, MAY 26. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
PENFIELD, Mat 26. We have been favored with some showers of tain, which had bees anxiously looked for by the farmers. Tilling operations are in fall swing. Feed is rather scarce. — An entertain ment, consisting of dissolving views, a spelling bee, and the original punch and judy show, was given in the council chamber here a short time seo. and, judging from the attendance, it was highly appreciated.— Out ohspel here is almost closed, there not being enough ministers to tnpply it. This place was never so badly sup plied with religious agencies as it is at the pre sent time. Twenty years ago we used to have two cervices on feonday, and one in the week, but now we get only one on Sunday and none in the week.
MAITLAND, MAY 28. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
MAITLAJSD, May 28. The Queen's Birthday opened gloomily. It rained early in the morning, and the weather kept threatening during the greater part ol the day. In the afternoon a football match was plajcd on the Maitland ground between the Maitland and Moonta Clubs. The game com ZBeuoed abent S o'clock, when the ball was kicked off by Gunning, captain of the Miitland team, who bad lost the toss with Moore, the Moonta captain. The wind bearing strongly toftaiSs the Maitland goal, the ball was kept in tbat half of the ground for nearly the whole of the firtt hour. After half-time the Atait lasds played an easier game. Ihe result of the match was a draw, the Mooutss having scored 12behinds against 4 by the Maitlands, and no goal being kicked by.either side. The Moonta men worked well together, obtaining thereby many 'ehortmarks,' which secured them great advantages throughout the game. The Maitlands played pluokily, but the same team never having worked together before some trusted too m...
HUNDRED OF KING, May 21. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
nrrannfn nv n-rivn \T.^m The crops here and in the Hundred of Bonder are just springing above the ground, and if we get rain again in a few days this year will prove whether or not the Eastern Plains will grow wheat. — The Hundred of Sohomburgk will shortly be open for selection. There is some of the finest land in South Australia in this hun dred, and there are a great many people waiting for it to be put into the market. One of the faults of the present Land Ant is tnatthe eqaat ters are allowed to keep their stook on the iaud after it is surveyed and ready for selection. Even when the new purchaser takes possession of the land he usually finds it covered with the squatters' flocks. This, to the selector, is very annoying if he takes any stock on to the land, as he finds that the feed is all eaten down, and the consequence is that he has to buy food for his cattle and horses.
Country News. EDEN VALLEY, MAY 27. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
fanta ffetog. [From our Country Correspondents^ EDEN VALLEY, Mat 27. Since I wiote last weekcomplainingof the want of rain we have had many splendid showers, and last night we had for several hours a good steady downpour. Ploughing and seeding are now going on rapidly, and I think it will not now be ong before they are finished, as the rain I trust n*s gone oeep enougn not to zunaer ploughing again this season. The wheat sown is showing the benefit of the rain too, and the grass is looking beautifully green. Flowers and veget ables are also thriving in the gardens and all nature looks renovated. — I think the siokness recently prevalent among children is diminish ing, as I have heard of.no fresh cases during the past week, and in the one case of typhus fever repotted there is I believe an improvement. A cricket match between the boys attending tbe Eden Valley ana Mount Pleasant schools was played on May 24, and caused a lot of fun and excitement. The Eden Valley sohool won with eigh...
NEW SOUTH WALES COURSING CLUB. Sydney, May 26. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
NEW SOOTH WALES OOUBSING OEUB. __ |«y raegrapn. j . _ _ [From our ewn Correspondent.! Sydney, May 23. fc Legeb Staxes. — Mayflower beat Welling UL Fait Times beat Hebe, Leanthe beat i oLittte, Windsor beat Latest News, Lolly Pop UttWaterloo, Telemachns beat Barge, Batafia KtlLaik,Teddington beat LonglegB, Lennox Love ran a bye. Iktebcolokiax Stakes.— Host Fawn beat Lancashire Lass, Fanny Belle beat Locket, Styx beat Hamish, Bashful Maid beat Borneo, Hop bine beat Ginevra, Daphne II. beat Terror, Lelex beat Fair Wanderer, Maid of Athens beat Hopmarket. Kew Plc jetton Stakes.— Conway beat Collie, Oashel beat Fatality, Bupee beat Wee Batsie, Clare beat Maid of Orleans, Bashful beat Lethe, Joe Brown beat Wild Dream, My Lord beat Brunswick Lad, Faithful beat Pretty Girl, Bracelet beat Daisy, Griffin beat Moonbeam, . Tambour Major beat Medea, Lottery beat Wool hara, Christmas Gift beat Shasta, Faultfinder ran a bye. A special train took about 250 visitors to the Donning ground. Hares were...
HAMMOND, MAY 26. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
HAMMOND, Max 26. On the Queen's Birthday tbe first meeting ia connection with the recently-formed Hammond Jockey Olub took place on a coarse specially prepared by the committee for the occasion. The meeting surpassed the most sanguine expectations. It was true that there were not many good berses on the ground, this fact no doubt being chiefly owing to the unavoidably small stakes which were offered; but taking into consideration the very short notice which the public received of the meeting it was certainly a most gratifying success. ? A trooper from Melrose attended, bat for tunately bis services were not neeSed. The following are the results of the races: — Maidens — One mile.— Mr. J. Cross's Miss Pinda, aged, 1 ; Mr. M. Barry's Tip, aged, 2 ; Mr. J. Keidy's Peggy, aged, 3; Mr. John Beams' Ooonatto, aged, 4. Town Plate— Mr. Cross's Mies Pinda, aged, 1 ; Mr. Barry's Tip, aged, 2 ; Mr. J.Bennia' Ooonatto, aged, 3. District Kace— Mr. W. McOormiok s Kipper, aged, 1 ; Mr. War feirsTri...
MELROSE RACES. Melrose, June 2. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
MELEOSB BAOBS. [By Telegraph.] I jrrom our own uorresponaent.j Uelcose. Jane 2. ThefoUawing nsminations have been received for the Melrose races j— Habdicap. — Transif, Barmaid, Neptoas^ Brigand, May Fly, Waxey, Ada, and Bita. FnBMKBrf Puese.— Indian Uhief, My Iadn Little Deen,Faiiy,aBd Ada. Sieepleceaee. — Tanered, Johnny, Waiey, Truelxiy.and Jlellifi Bay;
SPORTING IN ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
SPOKTING IN ENGLAND, £By Westoh.1 Time was- when Croydon Spring Stespleahaso H£etmgwuathreedays'affair,andoomineat«he timeot year when it did tte weather wasboond to be bad on one if not more day ? of the meat* ing. And so wa think the management-aoted; wisely when the third day was excised. Tbo late meeting was-in every respect a suooew, and t&e crowd on cash day was Amply tremea Ions. Ibe principal «vent ot the fink day it of course the Grand TrA?m«tilnsMl Hnrdle Bace. This event waa started in 1875 by tbe late Fred. Venall, who boped to make i» quite tne uemy or cunue races. Ani tile booer has not been frustrated. ProcBediBga. c^ mencen with ? Maiden Hurdle Bade of two njilM.the minimum datance now olfoved ia&dar Grand National Tides. Of twenty ODlored o» the card only four put in an appearance. »»a the fonr-jeai-old Wenlock fiUy won in^a canter from Lord Bosehery's KaU tbe Oat^ tnoneh - ? tbe latter bad the Servian sf the mnaracrt croBB-eountry riders, A-PAnaoa. ...
Coursing. [For other Coursing see page 16.] S.A. COURSING CLUBS ALL-AGED STAKES. SECOND DAY: WEDNESDAY JUNE 1. First Round (continued). [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 4 June 1881
?wmm$. [For other Gowning ttepage 16.] B.A. OOUIU5IHG OttTBB ALL-AUEO STAKB3. ~ SECOSB Bi.T^ WBDHESBiT jOTTEl. Fimt Bonnd fcantinned). Mr . O . Prioeos . btd-Usikey, by Spring— Rose, beat Mr. W. S. Billin's wSA. Borneo, by Jack Fly. Mr. F.Kott age's w.b. Dark Ideal, by Dexter —Jess, beat Mr, J.,Prioe's_be.bd.d. Viotor, by Prophet — Alice. Hr.W.Hegsarton's1}k.w.b. SpindlBshank, by BatUebone — Splndleahank, beat Mr. K. N. Bagofs r.w.d. Sheet Anchor, by Prinoe Oharley —Mischief. Mr. O. Pearce's btw.b. Polly Perkins, by Oaciqne IL— Prudenoe, ran a bye. Second Bound. Lady Adelaide beat Princess Boyal. Westeriaranabre. (Pepper drawn lame.) Buxom beat Bounce. Bruce best Sylvia. Lady Melissa beat Boyal Water. Turpin beat Gazelle. Dora beat Bravo. Elaok Bess beat Buby. Lord Harry beat Miss Banter. Lucia beat Darkey. Dark Ideal beat Harkaway. Spicdleebank beat Polly Perkins. Third Round. ' Westeria beat Lady Adelaide. Buxom beat Prinoe. Turpin beat Lady Melissa. Black Bess beat Dora. Lursia b...