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MOONEE VALLEY RACES. [By Telegraph.] Melbourne, March 8. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
M0OKEE VALLEY RACES. iBy Telegraph.] Melbourne. March 8. The following are the results of the Moonee Valley races : — Wabhagul Handicap.— Orator, 1; O»cir, 2 ; Mayflower, 3. Cobmthian Handicap. — Tempest, 1; Din eeuee, 2; Partner, 3. The stewards dis qualified W. J. Oox, the rider of Dinaeuae, and the mare for twelve months for suspicious riding. Selling Race.— Partner, 1 ; Cat's Eye. 2 ; Little Dick, 3. Maech Handicap.— Umbra, ; Vascos*. 2 ; Irish Whisper, 3. Steeplechase. — Ooliban, 1 ; Saxon, 2 ; Shamrock, 3. Renmark fell, and his rider, Davie, was badly hurt. Alphington Handicap —Uncas, 1; and ' Wj-vis and Promised Load ran a dead heat for second. ?
OUR DEFENCES. TO THE EDITOR: [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
OUR DEFENCES. TO THE EDITOB: ' tt is easy to formulate schemes of defence, and equally easy to suggest a large outlay ; but, after all, the defence ot the country is in the hands of the people themselves.' Sir— The above extract from tbe letter of Dr. Campbell, in your columns, contains the marrow of any plan for raising an efficient defence force such as will meet the approval of the great majority of the community. The press have, with no uncertain sound, kept our dangerous condition clearly io view, and it is rather surprising to hud that long before this the necessary reforms have not' been effected. It really seems as if our public men could not be roused from their chloroformed state of mind except by the booming of big guns at Glenelg. Possibly the subject is not of so much importance in their eyes, because it is not one on which they can very well form a deputation to the Government. However, it is something to see Dr. Campbell take one step, and I trust he will keep up an i...
POLO MATCHES AT GAWLER. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
POLO MATCP^ES AT GAWLER. Tbe residents ot Gawler were treated to an excellent alterr^oon'a sport on Saturday by the Tieit of the noymbers of the Adelaide Polo Club to play a Snatch with the Mount Crawfotd Club, T'ae day waa beautifully fine and except t»-at there was a pretty strong win Iccno the BQ^th, and the dust was raised on the can Tinrj'i&g ground, there was nothing to mar tbe fturaeement provided. The club met on the fi*t opposite Mr. Daffield's residence, and had there been sufficient moisture lately to stait the young grass no better place could have been choBen for the encounter, aa it is beautifully situated, and the rising ground on the east and south sideB formB it into a natural am phi tlTeatre. A great number of local residents wit nessed the play, and many drove from a dhtar.os to be present, and the ecene was (Traced by a large number of the fair sex: The Adelaide contingent bad a special carriage and two tracks- (containing their ponies) attached to the mi...
THE V.R.C. MEETING. STEEPLECHASE DAY. [By Telegraph.] (From our Special Reporter.] Melbourne, March 10. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
THE V.R.C. MEETING. STEEPLECHASE DAY. [By Telegraph.] (From our Snecial Reoorter.l Melbourne. March 10. The Autumn meeting of the V.R.C. was brought to a conclusion at Flemington ou Saturday, when the weather was perfect. During Friday night it rained a few nice Ebowere, which greatly improved the running : ground and settled the dust, and by noon on Saturday the weather was delightfully clear and pleasant. His Excellency the acting Go vernor of Victoria, Sir William Robinson, at tended by his suite, was present. Tbe secretary of the club (Mr, Byron Moore) and tbe stewards met his Excellency aud conducted him to the vice regal box, the band playing the National Antbem. Tne racing commenced promptly at 1 o'clock with the All- Aged Stakes, for which event the runners were Oai-bine, R-iseley, Chintz, Nerissa, and Sinecure, Lochiel being reserved for the Loih Plate. Carbine was promptly installed first favorite, odds of 7 to 4 having to bs laid on him ; Sinecure was regarded as the only...
S.A.J.C. AUTUMN MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
S.A.J.C. AUTUMN MEETING. The foil owing entries h*ve been received for the races at Morphettville on May 4, 9, and FIBST HCKDLS EACE. A handicap sweepat&keB of 3 eovs. each foe acceptors, with 125 sovs. added. Sec md Lotse to receive 20 sovs. and the third 10 sjvs. out of the stake. About 2h miles. Mr. W. R. Wilson's bk g Sluggard, &x$i. Mr, T. F. Wigley's c g Dandy, aged. Mt. J, Crowe's b g Banker, aged. Sir. J. Crowe's g g Blueskis, aged. Mr. R. E. EL Hope's br m Lienavans ssed. Mr. L. E. Phillips's br g Inverurie, l6 yn. Mr. Win. Robertson's c f Yoang Ageat, 5 yr8. Mr. H. Monty's b e Bsggarman, agel. Mr. Jus. Robertson's i-k a Viator, 4 yrs. Mr. G. Dalley's br g Glengarry, age i. Mr. S. Ferry's b g Speculation, 6 yc j. Mr. S. Ferry's bp Simpleton, 3 yrs. Mr. E. C. Naylor's g g Wee Jim, aged. Mr. P. Green's bk or br g Snapdragon, 5 yrs. Mr. G. Anderson's b g Steelbit, aged, Mr. T. Keiley's c m Lovelocke. aged.| ' - *? Mr. E. 0. Haddrick'fl bk or bt g Bachelor, 4 yr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
Drapery and Clothing. J. T. F ' r ° «? mHE £JORNKR, RUK1-LE AifD PULTEKKY STREETS, JXaLF. YEARLY QLEiLRA.^CE Che Slock at ordinary prices rtll t-s»r the l:«t ol eaarpuison wit any to the Oiij', and the RSDtTOIIONS have been on such ? scale m to soaks this »o EXCEPTIONAL OPPORTUNITY tor ?aearlng BARGAINS SSiEOKABLE DB4PSRY, CLOTHING, un 3OOTS AND SHGSS. fa DRAPERY and OLOMCiO the HEAYIXSI .UEDUOXIQS8 are In SXEIGTiT SEASONABLE ftOOBS, though many lines ol goods which are - equally nsetnl at any season *re also cinch reduces. is Va BOOT DSFABIMEKT the ?lrwrfy TEST LOW FBIOES 6! SOOSS and SHOES ol ASelaUs snake jsriil not bejJtared, but In IMPOBXED GOODS the EEDCOTlONS are in soms oimbb'VS&T LA.BAX, wnUe * lUlnes museorted in alias are offend at piloei 9Uota fnoBt ^^ftt *^fwn, rEioS'&ista aw In course ol distribution, and will be posted ts aar aadress on application. ffttterns post fcee, Owmtry orders receive epeolal «aensiea. SUb ahonia Id all cases accompany ordaj. I ...
ADELAIDE RACING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
ADELAIDE RACIKG CLUS. Tbe following nominations were received by Mr. Danlevie on Tuesday for the Birthday Cup meeting of the A.E.C. : — BIRTHDAY CCP. One and a half miles. Mr, H.'Manley'a Beggarman. Mr. John Pile's b h Affluence, 6 yrs. Mr. John Pile's b f Contest, 3 yrs. Mr. W. C. Lyons's b m Britannia, 4 yrs. Mr. D. Fitzioy's b K Richmond, aged. Mr. G. Eeich&n's c g Stanley, aged. Mr. G. Reichan's b n Harbinger, 8 yra. Mr. P. Bolger's Frolic. Mr. H. B. Tothill's b c Aidivallocb, 3 yrs. Mr. W. E. Wilson's b c Chetwynd (late Paragon), 3 yrs. Mr. W. C. Tree's Strife, aged. Mr. W. E. Wilson's blk g Sluggard, seed. Mr. H. B. Tothill'B b f Elizabeth Viiiier3, 3 yrs. Mr. S. Ferry's b g Speculation, 6 yra. Mr. J. B. Gill's Skipper. Mr. J. CrozierVb c The Lawyer, 3 yra. Mr. R. Sabey's Merry Soul. Mr. J. Jamet's b h Goldetream (late Alpha), 4 jre. Mr. A. Browrilie's g e Enterprise, 3 yrs. Mr. J. Lord's b c Lord John, 3 yrs. Mr. T. Kiely's b b j£neas, 4 yrs. Mr. W. Robertson's c m Ta...
SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
SPORTING KOTES. Very good entries have been received by Mr. lJunlevie lor the principal events of the A.R.O Queen's -Birthday meeting, there being 25 in the Birthday Cup and 31 in the Oity Handicap, and the Hurdles and Steeple have also filled well. It was -unfortunate that the nominations of Lonsdale, Ohurohill, Benzon, and Marlborough for the Birthday Cap ar rived from M^Jbourne too late, and had to be rejected. Tbe weights for tbe north-western -(Port Pirie) races were issued by Mr. Hughes on Tuesday, and appear thie morning, but the Trot Handicap has been allotted by Mr. Warren. Entries for the Maidens and the Disposal Stakes of this meeting are due with the secretary on the 20th inst. Mr. Whitington on Tuesday received capital entries for the jumping and other events of the S. A.J.C. Autumn meeting-, as will be seen by the lifit annexed. Owing to the peneroaity of Captain Gsborne, formerly of the Kapunda mjne (says the Ka piunda BcraXd), the value of the stake for the Kspuuda H...
Commercial. WEEKLY EPITOME. Advertiser and Chronicle Offices, Friday evening, Match 15. GENERAL MERCHANDISE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
(Smmttub WEEKLY EPITOME. Advert&er and Chronicle Offices. Friday evening, March 15. Gikesal Merchandise. Tianeactions in this market for the week have not been of any special importance except as regards sugars. The Hannah Nicholson s cargo of 10,080 packages Mauritius sugar, just arrived, was offered at auction on Wed nesday and readily quitted, though prices efacw a decline on last auction rates of from 6s, to 10s, per ton ; best whites realised £24 to £24 12b. 63. per ton ; good whites, £23 15s. to £23 17e. 6d ; greys, £23 5b. to £23 12e. 6d. ; and brewing crystals, £23 to £23 10s. Privately, good sales have been made in Mel bontne for this market. The local agents of tbe Colonial Sugar Refining Company have raised prices 10e. per ton all round, which now are :— No. 1 extra and brewers, £24 10b.; No. 1 ordinary, £24; No. 2, £23; and No. 3, £IL The same advance has been made in Mel bourne. There is reason to believe that values of whites will materially improve, and a firm...
Shipping News. ARRIVED. FRIDAY, MARCH 8. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
§hip|»ng ^eto0. AKKIVED. FBroar. Maech 8. UMZIKTO, barque. 280 tons, H. Backshaw, from Fort Louis February 2, D. and S, ' ? Fowler, agents, City and Port. Pasaeagsra'— Kir. and Mrs. WoUett and familj-, aai M. Moreton, in the cabin. 8&TUBDAT, MABCH 9. FAIEY EOCK, brifj, 1V)2 tons, J. L, ; Wilkinson, Itom .^obart February 7. H, j Muscke aca Co , agents. ,____„ 8OKDAY, *lABC3 10. i ffJ^SSIE DABIiIKG, steamer. 153 tow, ^-W-^aodlAnd. Itom Port iinoola. i Quiun. from Wells Greek. V j ?£*£&-$*'' U t0M' W' G*** ^ \ ARCADIA, B.MJ3.. P. and O., 3,174 tons, W. B, Andrews, from Sydney March 2 Mel booms JMarch 8. Mr. Sharp, purser. Baa een^ers — Messrs. Johnson, O'Connor McEav G.Myers, C. L. Cowper. J. N. Hines, M*. Jones, and W. Anderson, in the cabin; and S20 6n route for Europe. ? HANNAH NICHOIiSON, barque, 252 tons. E. Teiford, from Port Iiouis February 2t John Bickers, agent, City and Port. FffiL&ET. «teamer, 246 tons, W. Oropicsi, from Ports Angasta. Wallaroo, and f...
TASMANIA. Hobart, March 10. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
TASMANIA. DTesm oar own Ooraescoadeat.) Hobart. March 10. Judgment has been given in connection with the Southern Cross wreck enquiry. The court found that the Southern Cross was lost by striking on a submerged and unknown rock or reef off Rocky Cape, and without any default on the part of the master or officers. A rider was added to the effect that the discovery of an hitherto unknown danger demanded a cartful survey being made of the passage and the neighboring coast. Hobart, March 11. An accident occurred on the road to the Sorrell laces to-day. Mr. Pregnall, a well-known Hobart butcher, his wife, his son, two lady friends (Miss Scott and Miss Whitely), and a gentleman friend were upset from their vehicle near Three Trunks Hill, and all of them were i&jured. Mrs.' Pxegnall aod Miss Scott were seriously hurt. At Port Cygnet the Governor and Lady Hamilton to-day received a most hearty welcome. The Governor's party will stay at Waterloo, the residence of the Hon. B. S. Bird ...
QUEENSLAND. Brisbane, March 8. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
QUEENSLAND. IFrom our own Correspondent. 1 Brisbane, March 8. The schooner Marion, from Cooktotra to Sudest, has become a- total wreck in Lsrk Paeeage, 20 miles from Ccoktown, It 16 believed that no lives have baen lost. Last night the largest gathering of Free masons ever held in Brisbane took place to consider the proposal to establish a Grand Lodge of Qaeensland. Two hun dred and sixteen Masons were present, and Dr. Thomson presided. Resolutions affirming the desirableness of forming a Grand Lodge and appointing an interim executive committee were carried. Experiments were made to day at the fcheep quarantine grounds at Indoo roopilly by M. Pasteur's representatives to test the efficacy of inoculation as a pra ventative of pleuro pneumonia. . The ex periments were highly successful. Brisbane, March 11. Jas. Hiekey, a miner, died at Clarron ce Sunday from tbe bite of a black snake on the instep. He lingered for 30 hours in great agony. Herbert Bullamore, ledger-keeper in 1 he Join...
NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, March 8. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
HEW SOUTH WALES. [From our own Correspondent,] Sydney, March S. During the running for the Stewards' Parse at the Orange Jockey Club annual races today a horse named Harpey threw his lider, Michael Tierney, who was instantly killed. At the Quarter Sessions to-day Walter Hawkins pleaded guilty to two charges of personation at the late Central Cum berland election. He waa remanded till 'Wednesday. Sydney, March 10. At tht leual meeting of members of the Piasters *' -cciety held yesterday It waa reported mat some of the employers' were going to abandon some jobs on account of being unable to get the requisite number of men to proceed with the work, and 15 members of the society stated their inten tion of forming themselves into a firm to take over the work if the masters gave it np. A meeting of tha men on strike was also held, when it was reported that the sum of £229 had been received for their assistance, and £290 10s. paid away as strike pay. The men decided cot to give way. The Pr...
COLONIAL TELEGRAMS. VICTORIA. Melbourne, March 8. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
COLONIAL TELEGRAMS, — ? ? ? -— — ?? — ?— ? VICTORIA. [From our own Correspondent.! Melbourne, March S. Major Rhodes, who has been the second engineer of the torpedo corps for several years, left for England to-day via Torres Straits He is succeeded by Captain Wrecsford Hannay, recently from England. The Bum of £175 of the £200 stolen by the bank clerk New has been recovered. Hew left it for safe keeping in the hands of the landlord of the Sir Walter Scott Hotel, in Elizabeth street. The Trades Hall Council to night dis cussed the alleged intention of the Harbor Trust to purchase hopper barges from South Australia. A resolution was carried that the Premier be written to requesting him to make enquiries into the matter, and if possible prevent any plant being obtained from South Australia or any other colony which can be manufactured in tbe colony. Parliament has been adjourned till April 3. Melbourne, MareE 10. Sir Wm. Robinson, the acting Governor, was sworn in yesterday morning, th...
COMMERCIAL. LONDON, March 12. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
COMMERCIAL, [From our own Correspondent, Lohdo--, March 12, The tin market 5b quiet but steady. Beet Australian tin remains at £95 10a. to £96. Galvanized iron (Lyssglit's Orb brand) is unaltered at £17. Bar silver is 03. 6£d, The wheat market is firm. Off coast cargoes of Australian wheat are quoted at 37s. to 37s. 6d. Anntrilian flonr tvr storn remains at 29s. 6d. to 80s. The market for Australian frozen meat Is dull at a slight decline. New Zealand prime selected mutton Is ?£d lower at 4d. The copper market is excitedly specula tive. Australian leather remains at 9d. to 94d. _______
THE TIMES AND MR. PARNELL. LONDON, March 12. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
THE TIMES AJS7D MR. PARNELL. m fl'roai our own Correspondent.] Los DOS', March 12. An Irishman named Colfey, who gave evidence before the Special Commission appointed to enquire int,o the charges laid against Mr. Parnell and other Irish mem bers, has forwarded a written statement to the commission confessing that he had lied to Mr. Soames, the solicitor to the Times, when he pretended to him that he was revealing the complicity of the Irish Land League in agrarian crimes in Ireland. Cofiey has been committed to caatody for contt nipt of court. Loxdox, March 13. The case for the Times is closing, and it is expected that la the course of another day at the furthest the whole of the evidence againat the Parnellltes will have been laid before the commission. Sir Charles Russell, the counsel for the ParnelliteB, has applied for an adjournment of the proceedings for three weeks, in order to enable him to complete the preparation of. bis case.
CHURCH INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
CRURCH INIELLIGEKCE, i The Christian World says:— 'Many will learn with regret that the Rev. Hugh Gilmore and his family are about to leave this country and settle in Australia. For many years his great abilities and genial spirit have made him a marked rcan in the Primitive Methodist ministry. He has done noble woik during the last eix years at Preston, and tha splendid premiFes at Baak Top, Darlington, built during bis superitstendetcy of that circuit, remains a monument of his perseverance and popularity. He was a constant writer ia tha denominational magazines. He will be missed in conference assemblies. VV« believe the state r\? Af».o flilYVir,ro*«: Vipnlfh hftja 1sii-3.q1tt inflnannod her hueband's decision. Their eldeat son is likely to be a candidate for the ministry this year, and will probably enter the ministerial ranks in Australia. The whole connexion will with this honored family the richest blessings in their new home. It is probable Mr. Gil nicre v:iH leave England a...
CHILD ABANDONMENT IN SIDNEY. Sydney, March 8. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
CHILD ABANDONMENT IN SIDNEY. Sydney, Match 8. Kate DeLawarie pleaded guilty to-day to abandoning eight infants, and waa sen tenced to five yean' penal servitude on -each charge, the sentences to be con current. Hia Honor said that the case was of a most shocking character, and one of the worst features about it waa that people had been found — and, sad to say, mostly women — who would part with their own flesh and blood on the pretext that the prisoner would care for and bring the infanta up. Those persons mast have known just as well as the accused did that the children would be abandoned. The parents were more guilty than the prisoner was, and he trusted that ever; effort would be made by the Crown to bring them to justice as an example to others, and with the object of stamping out each a crime. He would inflict oa De Lawarle the extreme punishment the law allowed.