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Religious Services. SUNDAY, SEPT. 25. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 23 September 1887
Strikes. SVKDAT, SEPT. 25. CATHOLIC.-Petersburg; Holy Mass at II a.m., and Evening Service as usual at 7 p.m. Holy Mass at 8.30 at Lancelot. Under the above heading we shall be pleased to' insert religious notices referring to the ordinary Sunday services, free of charge, such announcements. to include preacher's name, time and order of services. Where further details are given the notice will be taken as an apvertisement and charged for accordingly. Such announcements must be forwarded to us weekly, not later than Thursday evening, aa we cannot undertake to look tip quarterly plans, etc.
Fields and Forests in the North. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 23 September 1887
Fields and Forests in the North. fFrom the S. A. Register^ About 16 miles from Melrose and a mile from thfe township of Wilmington there ip a track westward leading to the station formerly occupied by jWrj.jJ'J. Swinden, which is now the head-quartrrsifof the WiUoWie Forest Reserve. :T1ub land Was resumed last April, and is about to be Jeasted in small blocks of 1,000 to 2,000 adtes to fatinet 8 for pastoral purposes. It Will give summer grazing for the cattle of the neigh borhood. There will be very stringent Regu lations for the preservation and conservation. of the trees. I have heard one or tw&lt;> instances where the regulation* have been broken in the other forests, bnt the penalties were so rigorously enforced that others have, been very careful to staild by the riiles. For. instance, a carter cut thirty whipsticks in the Wirrabara Forest, and he had to pay 30s. each for them. * fter that he thought it would be cheaper to buy whalebone. A sawyer cut some small sapl...
Industrial School for the Blind, North Adelaide. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 23 September 1887
Industrial School for the Blind, North Adelaide. LECTURE BY MB. STESNE. On Tuesday evening last a lecture was delivered in the Petersburg Insti tute Hall by Mr David Sterne, the blind instructor in reading and 'writing at the above schools/ to a fairly large audience. The chair was taken by His Worship the Mayor, who in a few appropriate words introduced the lecturer to the audience. Mr Sterne devoted the first part of his lecture to a description of the origin and working of the institution which he represented, explaining the disadvan tages under which blind persons were placed prior to the opening of the schools, and relating the numerous attempts which had been made to induce employers of labor to go to the trouble of teaching blind men and women some useful trade, all of which attempts had resulted in failure. Under these cir cumstances it seemed absolutely neces arythatan institution should be formed for the purpose of teaching the blind a trade, by which in a short time they ...
The Petersburg Show. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 23 September 1887
TIic iPetersborg We would remind our readers that the Petersburg Agricultural and Horti cultural Soeiety. bold their' show next Thursday in the grounds of Mr. JJ. Cochrane, kindly granted for the occas ion. There can be no two opinions as to the desirability of holding these yearly meetings ? as they are in the highest degree educational. Now that good prospects are dawning on the farmers and the whole country appears to be recovering from the fearful de pression of the last few jeans we may expect to see these country gatherings entered into with more zest and carried out with more spirit than has charac terised- them hitherto. Petersburg, from its ceutral position, is ready of access to exhibitors for many miles round and we trust that visitors too will pour in from the outlying districts. The show promises to be a success ful one as we understand there will be a large number of exhibits, many of which will be of a very superior charac ter. In previous issues we have com mented on...
British, and Foreign Bible Society, [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 23 September 1887
British, and Foreign Bible Society, The annual meeting of the branch, of the .British and Foreign Bible Society wa£ held in the Baptist Church, Peters burg, on Friday evening, the 16 th inst. Mr. A. Beaglehole, in the absence of the President, took the chair. There wae a fairly good attendance. The Secretary, Mr J. H. Touchell, was called upon for the annual report, He stated that owing to the lack of interest manifested nothing whatever had been done during the past year. The fact that others were in the same j backward state was no excuse for this, and he trusted that during the coming year a good sum of money would be collected, and so be able at the next annual meeting to present a good report to the deputation. The Deputation, Mr Henry Chester, i gave a very instructive and interesting address, pointing out the great advan tages we enjoyed as a christian people through the spread of a knowledge of the truth Contained in the Bible, and that it was our duty to do our utmost to as...
Petersburg Corporation. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 23 September 1887
Petersburg Corporation. MONDAY SEPTEMBER 19. Present-His Worship the Mayor, (Mr. W. Threadgold, j.P.,j Cottnciuofs Callary, J.P., Hosting, and the Town Clerk, (Mr. $. R. Hill). \ . Ut^JTES. . . The m inutes &lt;of the previous general meeting wefe re&d, confirmed and signed, together-with those of a special meeting that had been held in the internal Towir CLERK'S BEPORT. The Clerk reported that in accor . tfemce with a resolution of the Council parsed at last meeting he had had the Watertables between Herman and Robinson Streets cleaned. * Also that he had communicated with Mr. W. S. Heitbersay requesting him. to undertake the duty ofauditor to the Council, but he had received the reply that that gentleman was debarred from doing so by his position as a government school master. On receipt of this information he had seen a majority of the Council and got them to: nominate Mr. Berry ?whose iialne'had been since forwarded to the Attorney-General. He had written to Mr. ...
A RIDE TO SILVERTON. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 23 September 1887
A BIDE TO SILVEBTOff. The *' Special Reporter" of the Terowie Enterprise thus prefaces an account of his trip to Silverton with the Ministerial party, on the occasion of the opening of the line of railway, and we reprint the same for the edification of our readers. 4&lt;The run up the line through the night was enjoyable. The first hour or two was spent in. telling stories some of them had excellent morals and were well told. Cards were also pro duced, " nap'' and cribbage" were the games indulged in. I did not play be case I had been taught in. my youth that it was naughty, and that people who enjoyed themselves in this wise would -go somewhere if they did it. I often wished I was taught not to drink whisky. It seemed so strange to debar one from playing cards, and yet creat ing a desire for whisky-the old story of the bible and the sword. Well,. I was happy. I had a novel and I bet on the players at cards. Generally the one I backed lost, so if I had played perhaps it woul...
Terowie. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 23 September 1887
Ter«w1c# On Tuesday evening last a number of gentlemen met at the Imperial Hotel for the purpose of Wishing " god speed" to Mr. Farmer, who has for some years kept the Terowie Hotel, and who is now leaving for Broken Hill, having built an hotel there. There was a large attendance of townspeople and other friends of the guest. Mr, J. 0. Bleech more, J.P., occupied the chair, and Mr. Pendlebury the vice-chair. Mrs. Far mer and other ladies were also present. Mrs. Opie laid a very nice table In the dining-room, and after the good things had been dispensed with, the usual loyal and patriotic toasts were duly honored. Terowie Enterprise
Burra. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 23 September 1887
Hurra. The anniversary in connection with the Kooringa Wesleyan Church, took place on Sunday and Monday last, [ when the Rev. E. A. Telfer, from England, preached three sermons to good congregations. The usual tea and public meeting was held on Monday last, when a first-class spread was par caken of by a large number of visitors, and the proceeds may be considered good for the times. The Mayor of Burra, Mr, F. W. Holder, M.P., was in the chair. We have been treated to two first-class lectures during the week, given by the Rev. E. A. Telfer, "The Boys of Derry,*' and " London: The City of Contrasts." Large gatherings resulted on both occasions. A rather sensational accident occurred here on Saturday afternoon last, when a pair pf horses belonging to Messrs. J. Drew and "Co., which were attached to a buggy, bolted from Mr. C. Drew's residence on Limestone Hill, and collided with the garden fence in front of Dr. Sangster's house. Neither the horses nor trap were injured but the fence w...
Correspondence. RELIGION IN STATE SCHOOLS. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 23 September 1887
Correspondence. RELIGION IN STATE SCHOOLS. TO THE EDITOB. SIB,-,411ow me to make a few re marks in your valuable paper in regard to religion in Government schools. As I am constantly travelling to and fro I have heard a great many complaints with reference to one of our State school teachers not many miles from Petersburg. I understand that he has been commending to his scholars various religious works, and as these scholars represent several denominations, such a course is very unfair, and contrary to the. rules of the Government service. Hoping that he who the cap fits mil I wear it, I am., etc., L. L. Petersburg, September 23. .
Cockburn. September 21. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 23 September 1887
Cockburn. September 21, William Thomas was charged here to-day by Trooper Anderson with escap ing from legal custody at Silverton. Mr J. Davidson, J.P., occupied the Bench. The evidence taken showed that Thomas had been arrested in Melbourne on a charge of horsestealing and taken to Silverton, where he escaped during the late Ministerial reception, and on the application of the prosecuting trooper Thomas was sent back to Silverton for trial. This was the first sitting of a Court ever held here. Register.
PETERSBURG AND PORT AUGUSTA. DOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 30 September 1887
PETERSBURG AND PORT AUGUSTA. DOWIT. S.BL- V.SE. PETERSBURG dep. 2 57 Black Rock " 3 42 Orroroo ... " 4 1& Walloway ... *' 4 42 Eurelia ... " 5 9 Carrieton " 5 48 Moockra ... ** 6-12 Hammond ... " 6 4& Brace ... '. 7 12" Kings wood " 7 32 Qaom ... " 810&lt; Fort Augusta... arr. 9 45 UP a.m. Port Augusta ... dep. 6. 0' Quorn ... " 7 45 Kingawood ... M 8 9 Bruce ... " 8 33 Hammond ... " 9 3 Moockra "? 9 Carrietou ... " 10 1 Eurelia ... " 10 36 Walloway ... w 11 0 Orroroo " 11 33 Black Rock ... M 12 0 PETERSBURG ... !« 12 58
PETERSBURG AND COCKBUBN. DOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 30 September 1887
PETERSBURG AND COCKBUBN. DOWN. PETERSBURG Dawson-road... Oodla Wirra Ifackara Paratoo Yunta Winnininnie Mannahillj Mingary Cockburn Cockburn Mingary Olary... Mannahill Winnininnie... Yunta Paratoo Nackara Oodla Wirra... Dawson-road .. PETERSBURG dep. UP. dep. a.m. 6 40 7 20 8 0 8 56 9 50 11 11 11 55 2 5 3 40 5 35 6 30 a-m. 3 50 4 37 6 1 7 25 8 20 8 57 9 44 10 33 11 26 11 59 12 58 p.m. 2 53 3 2ft 4 1 4 52 5 4i 6 3£ 7 1 8 20 9 34 11 0 11 4fr p.m. 9 10 10 lfr 12 14 2 10' 3 40 4 34 5 38 6 27 7 23 8 3 9 a
The Petersburg Times, ORROROO CHRONICLE AND NORTHERN ADVERTISER. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1887. CENTRALIZATION. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 30 September 1887
%\t IPJCFORSFRUR# f&mts, OBBSBOOCHBOHICU AND HOBTHEBH ADVERTISER. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1887. CE1TRALIZ1TIOW. Supposing there really existed a man who, belonging to no particular class or party, being interested in no trade, or in ac quiring either wealth, popu larity, or self aggrandizement in any form, simply had at heart the welfare of this colony as a nation-in fact, a man who combined the patriot with the philanthropist-supposing this man on the platform of the Petersburg Railway Station any day during the past few weeks, watching the ordinary and speci^JLnp-trains conveying their hundfgcis of excursionists to the capital, we venture to say that the emotions which this sight must call up in such a man would be very conflicting. Doubtless he would be glad to think that the country farmers and others were given favorable opportunities of holiday making and of visiting the several at tractions which havelatelymade Adelaide especially interesting; doubtless he would conside...
Petersburg Post and Telegraph Office, [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 30 September 1887
Petersburg Post and Telegraph Office* The Post and Telegraph Offices and Saving* Bank are open oa week days from 9 a.m. tf 8 p.m., except on Saturdays when they are closed at 6 p.m. Money orders 10 a on. to 5 p.m. Registered letters one hour before closing of mail for which they are intended. The delivery window is closed daily upon arrival of and before despatch of mails, for sorting same. MAILS CLOSE as nnder. (Dispatched.) Adelaide and South, 12.28 a.m. and 8.38 p.m. Pt. Pirie, 6.5 a.m. and 2.23 p.m. daily. Pt. Augusta, 2.23 p tn. daily. Silverton, 2.23 p.m. daily. Teetulpa, 6.5 a.m. daily, Cavenagh and Dawson 2.45 p.m. Tuesday* and Fridays. Parnaroo and Lancelot, 2.23 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. MAILS RECEIVED. Adelaide and South, 6.19 a.m., 2.43 pan. daily Pt. Pirie 12.39 a.m., 8.58 p.m. daily. Pt. Augusta, 12.44 p m. diaily. Silverton and Teetulpa 12.31 p.m. duly. Cavenagh and Dawson, 11.45 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays Parnaroo and i^ancelot, 12.31 p.ir. Tuesdays and Fridays.
Local News. BAPTIST Anniversary next Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 30 September 1887
Local News. BAPTIST Anniversary next Sunday. IT will be noticed by advertisement that Mr. H. Matthews has opened a general store at Cavenagh West. TRAIN ALTERATIONS "We would again remind our readers of the alter ations in the train service which will take effect to-morrow (October 1). For particulars see revised postal and rail way time table on our back page. "WE would ask visitors to the show not to forget the Christy Minstrel Entertainment in the Institute Hall this evening, in aid of the show funds. A good programme has been provided, and as the affair has been well "billed," we think we may predict a bumper house. Kxoss v. MALTCHA, - This case which is an action for L400 damages for abduction and seduction of plaintiff's daughter, Catherine Kloss, comes on at Terowie to-day before Mr. A. J. Ed munds, S.M., and a jury. Mr. Copin ger is retained for the defence, and Mr. Bonnar for the plaintiff. The case will be fully reported in our next issue. THE OBBOBOO SHOW.-The Orroroo Agr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 30 September 1887
THE " Petersburg Times," OBROROO CHRONICLE, gtor%ni %fctoxtmr. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY, IN TIME FOB ALL TRAINS. Advertising Scale. The charge for displayed advertisements will be 3/6 for the first inch and 2/9 each additional inch up to 6' inches, with the following rebate for extended terms: Four insertions ... 10 per cent Twenty-six" ... 33 " Fifty-two " ... 50 " i Advertisements up to 5s. must be paid for before insertion; six words to a line. Discount of 10 per cent, on | above prices for cash in advance. The above scale is much lower than the rates charged in most of our contemporaries, and we trust it will be freely taken advantage of by the business public. This rate does not apply to advertisments arranged for prior to this date. Six Thirteen 124 " 25 " Order Form. To the Proprietor Petersburg Times, Sir,--Please insert my name as subscriber to your paper for for which I enclose in payment To Oar Advertisers. Wt have great pleasure in thanking the advertising public for the s...