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PETERSBURG AND COCKBURN. DOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 12 August 1887
PETERSBURG AND COCKBURN. DOWN. PETERSBURG to DawBon-road. Oodla Wirra Nackara Paratoo : Yunta Wranininnie Mannahill Olary Mingary Gockbura dep. arr. Cockbura Mingary Olary Mannahill Winninimrie... Yunta Paratoo Nackara Oodla Wirra... Dawson-road PETERSBUBG UP. dep. arr. a.m. 7 10 7 42 8 22 9 18 10 10 11 17 11 57 1 0 a.m. 4 19 5 4 6 30 7 44 8 53 9 21 10 13 11 4 11 59 12 35 1 11 p.m. 3 23 3 57 4 32 5 25 6-16 7-3 7 40 8 36 10 0 11 26 12 16 p.m. 4 10 4 48 5 50 7 4 8 0 8 40 9 20
PETERSBURG AND PORT AUGUSTA. DOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 12 August 1887
PETERSBURG AND PORT ' AUGUS1A. DOWN. a.m. p.m. PETERSBURG dep. 3 27 BlackRock " 4.12 Orroroo ... " 4 48 Walloway ... " 5 12 Eurelia ... *' 5 39 Oarrieton " 6 18 Moockra ... " 6 42 Hammond ... " 7 12 Brace ... '. 7 42 Kingswood " 8 2 Quora ... '* 8 40 Port Augusta... arr. 10 15 UP. a.m. Port Augusta ... dep. 6 30 Quorn ... " 8 15 Kingswood ... " 8 39 Bruce ... " 9 3 Hammond ... " 933 Moockra "? 9 59 Oarrieton ... " 10 31 Eurelia ... " 11 6 Wallovray ... " 11.30 Orroroo " 12 3 Black Bock ... *( 12 30 PETERSBUBG ... " 1 28
Religious Services. PETERSBURG. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 12 August 1887
Religious Services. PETERSBURG. CATBOLIC.-Holy Mass celebrated at 8 a.m.; (and at II a.m. at Dawson). Usual even, ing service at 7 p.m. EPISCOPAL.-Morning at 11 a.m. Evening at 6.30. Incumbent Rev. W. B- Hopcraft B APT JST.-Morning at 11 a.m. Evening at 6.30. Minister, Bev. C. F. Smith. WEST-EYAN",-Morning at 11 a.m. Evening at 6.30. Minister, Kev. W. H. Hodge. LUTHERAN. Morning at 11 a.m. Evening at 6.30. Minister Ministers of Churches and others are invited to send in particulars of religious ser ' vices, reports of meetings, etc.
Miscellaneous. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 12 August 1887
Miscellaneous. A WARNING TO TRAVELLERS.-There is a good story told of a commercial who was waiting for the train at; a station on the north line not one hundred miles from Petersburg, where passengers at timtjs excercised great patience. He saw sa graveyard away from the town ship, near the station, and very fulL He inquired the reason, when an old resident calmly informed him THAT IT WAS-USED TO BtJRY PASSENGERS IN WHO DIED WAITING FOB THE TRAIN. ONE evening, at family prayers, Mr M read that chapter which concludes with. " And let the wife see that she reverences her husband." After the exercises had closed, he quoted it, look ing meaningly at his wife, who said: " 1 am willing to follow the new teach ing on that subject. The Revised .Edition is softer; I will be guided by that." The Revised Testament was produced, and her chagrin may be imagined as Mr. M read, " And let the wife see that she fear her hus band. A DEVOUT and worthy gentleman is the clergyman of a parish not twenty ...
Petersburg Post and Telegraph Office, [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 12 August 1887
Petersburg Post and Telegraph Office, The Post and Telegraph Offices and Savings Bank are open on week days from 9 a m. to 8 p m., except on Satstd&ys vlien they are closed at 6 p m. . Money orders 10 ajn. to 6 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. AfAILS CLOSE as under. (Dispatched) Adelaide and South, 1 p.m. and9.8 p.m. daily Pt. Pirie, 6 35 a-m- and 3 p.m. daily. Pt. Augusta, 3 pm. daily. Silverton, 2.50 p.m. daily. Teetulpa, 8.35 a.m. daily, Cavenagh and Dawson 3.15 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Parnaroo and Lancelot, 2.50 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. MAILS RECEIVED. Adelaide and South, 6 54 a.m., 3.13 p.m. dally Pt. Pirie 1.9 p.m., 9.28 p.m. daily. Pt. Augusta, i. 14 p.m. daily. Silverton 1.11 p.m. daily. 1 Cavenagh and Dawson, 12.15 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Parnaroo and Lancelot^ 1.11 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays.
General News. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 12 August 1887
General News. Numbers of Chinese coolies emigrate to Cuba and Peru, where they are ill-treated. Cuba imported 116;000 in the years 1886 73, and refused to let them return to China on the expiration of their contracts; 67,OOJ I died. The number imported into Peru in the year 1871 was 38,650, of whom many were put to death. In 1880 in one province 2,000 were massacred. FUGITIVE LITERATURE.-In connection with the statement which appeared in the London papers recently that the will of the Ute Mr. William Stevens, who was for many years proprietor of the " Family Herald," has been proved for nearly £290,000, it may be Interesting to mention what large profits are being realized by papers of the "Tit Bits" type (observes an English paper). This journal, which is the property of Mr. Newnes, M. P. for the Newmarket division, has a circu lation of nearly half a million, and brings in a profit of £20,050 a year. " Rare Bits,'" an imitation of " I it Bits," enjoys a circulation of 100,000 and ...
SUNDAY Religious Services. PETERSBURG. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 August 1887
SUNDAY Religious Services. ? PETERSBURG. CATHOLIC.-Holy Mass celebrated at 8 a.m. (and at 11 a.m. at Dawson). Usual even ing service at 7 p.m. EPISCOPAL.-Morning at 11a.m. Evening at 6.30. incumbent Rev. W. 8. Hopcraft BAPTI ST.-Morning at 11 a on. Evening at 6.30. Minister, Rev. C. F. Smith. WESLEYAIT.-Morning at 11 a.m. Evenin at 6.30. Minister, Kev. W. H. Hodge.g LUTBERAN. Morning at II a.m. Evening at 6.30. Minister Ministers of Churches and others are invited to send in particulars of religions ser vices, reports of meetings, etc.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 August 1887
Advertisements. DR. STEVEN SON, PETERSBURG. Free Vaccination, as follows, until further notice At PETERSBURG every Thursday, from 2 to 3 p.m. At YONGALA every Friday, from 4 to p.m. F. CLARK, MATTRASS, SADDLE, HARNESS, AND COLLAR MAKER, ORROROO Every Requisite of the trade kept in Stock. FOR Fosters, Cards Programmes Circulars TRY] "TIMES" OFFICE. Every Description of Job Printing at this Office. " Clrc ^jetefotrg Cimes, Orroroo Chronicle, And. Northern Advertiser.'' TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION FEB QE. PER TEAS. In Advance, j 2s. 6d. J 8s. Od. Booked, | 3s. Od. | lis Od. Above prices inclnde delivery by post or own messenger. Order Form. To the Proprietor Petersburg Times. Sir,-Please insert my name as subscriber to your paper for for which I enclose in payment We have great pleasure in informing oar Orroroo friends that we have secured the cervices of Mr. Berton Pullen as corres pondent for that township and any local events.requirements, or grievances brought under his notice will recei...
PETERSBURG AND PORT AUGUSTA. DOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 August 1887
PETERSBURG AND PORT AUGUST A. DOWN. i a.m. p.m. PETERSBURG dep. 3 27 Black Rock ... ... " 4 12 Orroroo ... " 4 48 l Walloway ... " 5 12 Eurelia ... " B 39 Oarrieton " 6 18 Moockra ... " 6 42 Hammond ... " 7 12 Brace ... '? 7 42 Kingswood " 8 2 Q.norn ... " 8 40 Port Augusta... arr. 10 15 UP. a.m. Port Augusta ... dep. 6 30 Quorn ... " 8 15 Kingswood ... " 8 39 Bruce ... " 9 3 Hammond ... " 9 33 Moockra " 9 59 Carrieton. ... " 10 31 Eurelia ... " 11 6 Walloway ... " 11 30 Orroroo " 12 3 Biack Bock ... ** 12 30 PjETER-BUBG ... ?« 1 28
PETERSBURG AND COCKBURN. DOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 August 1887
PETERSB URG A ND COCKB URN. DOWN. PETERSBURG to Dawson-road. Oodla Wirra Nackara Paratoo Yunta Winnininnie Mannahill Olary Mingary Cockburn dep. arr. Cockburn Mingaiy O'ary Mannahill Winnininnie... Yunta Paratoo Nackara Oodla Wirra... Dawson-road PETERSBURG UP. dep. arr. a.m. 7 10 7 42 8 22 9 18 10 10 11 17 11 57 1 0 a.m. 4 19 5 4 6 30 7 44 8 53 9 21 10 13 11 4 11 59 12 35 1 11
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 August 1887
WANTED.-Agents for the Sale of the "TimeB" in Terowie, Jamestown, Yongala, Teetalpa, Broken Hill, Silverton, and other townships. Liberal commission. For particulars apply this office. WANTED. - Four or Five-Roomed COTTAGE, to rent. Address, etatiug terms, "M," this office. ANTED.- Correspondents to the "Times" in the surrounding Townships. For particulars, address the Publisher, Petersburg. rJl O Q § tti be s © Q j-i © TH o H w pq Auction Sales, WEDNESDAY, AUG. 24, AT 2 O'CLOCK. OK THE pbeuiseb, Petebsbubg. JB. HILL is instructed by Mr. T.Nelson m -who has sold his business-to offer by Public Auction as above.-Household Furniture, Sewing Machines, (Singer's) Chairs, Tables, Kitchen utensils, &c. 1 New Buggy, Silver Mounted double Harness, (really first clasB turn out) Spring Dray, Spring Cart, 1 Berkshire Sow and litter of eight, and a host of useful sundries, and on other accounts-1 Washing Machine, and 200 gallon Tank. Terms,-Approved Bills for sums over £30. No Beserre. ...
The Sharp Boy. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 August 1887
Tbe Slaarp Boj. When we hear a man chanting the praise of his son, is "it usually the modesty, gentleness, or truthfulness of the boy. No, it is nothing of this sort, but you are told that, " Tom is such a sharp, clever little chap, ca.11 do his work like lightning, nothing in the way of a task comes amiss to him, in fact, between you and me, he can beat all the lads in the school; while that dull lad of Robinson's has to work like a slave to get up his lessons, he can get through them as well as his master could." Now the lad knows veiy well how his father admires all this sort of thing, and he gets to think that sharp* ness, cuteness, is the main thing. That, comparatively speaking, perseverance and industry are of little account, and I being " smart" in school he can hum bug the governor to any extent. In | short he discovers that his father ismore proud of his brains than his heart. And in due time this is turned against the | father himself. The way in which | fathers are duped...
Petersburg Post and Telegraph Office, [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 August 1887
Petersburg Post and Telegraph Office, The Post and Telegraph Offices and Savings Bank are open on week days from 9 a m. to 8 p.m., except on Saturdays when they are closed at 6 p.m. Money orders 10 a.m. 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 asunder. (Dispatched.) Adelaide and South, 1 p.m. and 9.8 p.m. daily. Pt. Pirie, 6.35 a-m- and 3 p.m. daily. PL Augusta, 3 pm. daily. Silverton, 2.50 p.m. daily. Teetu'pa, 6.35 a.m. daily, Cavenagh and Dawson 3.15 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Parnaroo and Lancelot, 2.50 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. MAILS RECEIVED. Adelaide and South, 6.54 a.m., 3.13 p.m. dally Pt. Pirie 1.9 p.m., 9.28 p.m. daily. Pt. Augusta, 1.14 p.m. daily. Silver ton 111 p.m. daily. Cavenagh and Dawson, 12.15 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Parnaroo and Lancelot, 1.11 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays.
Correspondnce. MR. WARD'S LECTURE [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 August 1887
Correspondnee* ME. WARD'S LECTURE SIR,-Being one of the forty who attended Mr, Ward's lecture last Fri day, I was greatly surprised at the want of management shown in arrange ing the details necessary in carrying out a lecture, of this description. In the first place I think the thing should have been well advertised ; and, secondly, some other amusement besides the lecture should have been provided; thirdly, I think our local band might have been engaged for the occasion ; and, last but not least, I think an efficient doorkeeper might have been appointed. As it is I think the Institute Committee will find that several entered without enquiring the price of admission. am, etc., JOSEPHUS.
LECTURE ON SHAKESPEARE. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 August 1887
LECTURE ON SHAKES PEARE. BY E. WARD, ESQ., M.P. Mr. "Ward gave his popular and in teresting lecture on Shakespeare in the Petersburg Institute Hall on Friday, August 12, in the presence of a veiy poor audience. Mr. Copinger presided and apologised for the absence of the Mayor (Mr. W. Threadgold). He would only remark that if Mr. Ward made asgood/a I lecturer as he did member of Parliament his audience would be satisfied,. and as J they had come to hear Mr. Ward and 1 not him ho would at once call upon that j gentleman for the first portion of his I lecture, . 1 MB. Wabd : - " Mr. Chairman, ladies and gentlemen; I somewhat I regret that this hall is not so well filled I as when I last had the pleasure of ad dressing an audience here but to you who are present I will deliver my lecture J and endeavour to make it as attractive j as possible. The subject is one of world I wide interest. .Before commencing the I actual lecture I would like to say that I for some years past, since I wrote...
MODEL PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 19 August 1887
MODEL PARLIAMENT. Sir-I am glad that the people of Petersburg have resolved to form a Model Parliament for the purpose of discussing political matters, and I would point out that seven years since Orrorno had a similar institution, and one of the results is that Mr. Copley, a farmer, enjoys the privilege of signing himself M.L.C., and I am told that he thanks societies of the above mentioned character, coupled with his own perse vering character, for the position he holds to day ; and I think there can be no two opinions but that it is such men as him we want in both Houiis of Parliament. Then I say the people in the neighborhood of Petersburg should rallyup and join the Petersburg Model Parliament, to help to make it what it ought to be-a political edu cator for this part of young Australia. Yours, etc. JOSEPHUS. BUSINESS CHANGE. - It will be noticed by advertisement that Mr. Thomas Nelson,baker and confectioner, has disposed of his business to Mr. William Rhoda. Mr. Nelson, we are...