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IMPOUNDING NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 16 April 1881
IMPOUNDING HOTIOES. GBEGORY, J. S. Thorn.— Bed and white spotted bullock, like triangle near jaw and rump, very wild ; spitted bulloo*', r;d neck, tap off of cfl e»r, like -5&d very indistinct near ribs; red and white spotted steer, two years old, point off of off korn ; red and nhite bullock, white in fasa, like W4W near ribt, like C-D blotched off loia. To be sold Mey 8. MOUNT GAMBIEB, W. Marks.— Dark red rough-coated bull, twelve months old, like f* near rump. To ba sold April 23. WXKRBANSA, E. M. Kearney.— Ohesnnt msre,ttar in forehead, near hind foot white, like anchor ever H near shoulder; grey mare, like anchor over H¥j near shoulder. To ba told May 10. WBBTULPA, J. QointreU.— Bed cow, Ilka EB (conjoined) near ramp, blind near eye, very poor and wild ; poly white and red heifer, no Brandt visible. To be sold April 21. NOBWOOD, I. Abraham— Brown mare, no shoes on, collar and saddle marked, long tail, lame off bind foot, like H near thigh. To ba sold April 18. MEADOWS, ...
AGRICULTURAL LAND SELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 16 April 1881
AGRICULTURAL LAND SELEC TIONS. The following selections wers node at tba Land Office during tha weak ending Taanday, April 14, with 10 per sent, de fect:— At £1 per Acre. Hundred Davenport, County Froma- Section 734, 617 acres, Joseph Staaten, of Fort Augusta, former. Hundred Way, County Huagrave— Section 182b, 181, 184, 1,000 aeres, George Joseph Obsrtier, of Glenelg, farmer. Hundred Comaum, County Kobe — Section SIS, 367 acres, Thos. Uathews, of Narraeooriw. Bandred Bundey, County Barra— Section 161, g»4acres,GuttarAdolphBlook,of FreeUag, farmer. Hundred Tipara, County Daly— Section 449, 386 acres, Jas. Smith. Hundred Inkerman, County Gawier— Section SSI, 826 acres, Joseph Lonunan, of Paradise, fanner. ?
COLONIAL TELEGRAMS. VICTORIA. Melbourne, April 8. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 16 April 1881
COLONIAL TELEGBAm VICTORIA. [From our own Oorrespsndenta.l Melbourne, April 8. A meeting of tbe subscribers to tha Barry testimonial fund mi held to-day. Sir W. F. Stswel), Sir G. Vtrdon, and Messrs. Hicgin botham and Ooppin addressed the meeting. It was decided to ask the Government to oo-operate in the project. This Borniag tbe detectives arrested tiro experienced burglars named Wat»on»»d Carter frsr tbe jewellery robber/ at Webster's. X quantity of stolen property was found in theii pontKion and elsewhere. Hr. Uclvor, the agricultural chemist, who left hers to report on file deoosita of sulphur at White Island, New Zealand, report* tarorably. At tfce BaDOO Court to-day it was deoidad that OspUin Payne was entitled to a pension calculated from the time be fixet entered the Government eerrica. Tha Chief Secretary has reoeired another telegram fnm the Agent-General in reference to the dispatch of mails from here. It is now proposed that the steamer should start from Hobton's Bay at ...
SPECIAL SHIPPING TELEGRAM. LONDON, April 8. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 16 April 1881
SPECIAL SHIPPING TELEGRAM, London, April 8. The Gatescre, ship, which left Melbourne on February 4 with a cargo of wheat for the United Kingdom, has put in to Rio de Janeiro in distress, having been partially dismasted in a terrific hurricane. The extent of the damage i ? not yet fully ascertained, but it 1b feared tbat it will be found necessary to discharge the whole ef the cargo, and put the. vessel into dock for repairs. Arrived — Northumberland, s.s , froai ?Wellington February 1. Batatia, March 18. Sailed — March 5, Eliza Blanche, brig, for Fremamle. Hongkong, March 19. Arrived — March 9, Cairnsmuir,s.8., from Sydney February 10. Singapore, March 26. Sailed — March 9, Superb, ship, for Mel bourne ; March 24, Madeira, barque, for Melbourne.
QUEENSLAND. Brisbane, April 8. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 16 April 1881
QUEEKSLASD. [From our own Correspondent.] Brisbaue. April 8. Tbe Gympie eBcort bas arrived at Maryborough with 9,110 ounces of gold from Gympie. An attempt at highway robbery was made last eight ctM tbe railway station. The robber was -worsted. Several claims have been taken up at Mount Wheeler. Tbe four forfcigcers who arrived from New Caledonia were brought; before the Jiockhampton court to-day and remauded to Brisbane. The latest arrived immigrants are rapidly m-oa.g -mpieyuieni in uie tto;Euam;.«)a Ciit uict. The Utubace agents complain of dearth Xtt ifcbofCTH. Tie Kctimui* Cattle has juet arrived at Cct'ktowp. Great anxiety is felt s« 10 the Tcfres Strait: mail cteamer, whion is due as MsjtOKD. Tbe poHce made a raid on some Chinese gamb!isg houses, st»d captured thirty two gsnjcler*. The owt-er was fined £10, the banker £15, ci.fc tismtikr £5. use £A, sad two were fined £2. Tbe lemaintier had to pay £ I each. Brisbaue, April 10. The British India Steam Navigation Com parij'e si...
NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, April 8. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 16 April 1881
? o NEW SOUTH WAiES. rFrom.oor own Correspondents.] Sydney, April 8. Tbe Dismant'na'* ctrgo is jettisoned. There is only two feet -of water in the hold of tbe steamer. It is expected efce will be got off on the next high tides. An inqneet was held at Hurramburrah on tha farmer's body found ia « dam. It was shown that he was a drunken brute, and that his wife tied been a cripple for many years from his bru tality. Be came home en the 3rd instant; drunk aud quarrelling. He wanted bis gun to ehoot Us son. but could not eat it. He slept and left at 3 in the morning, and waa not again seen dive. Ihe family made enquiries, bat with no result. The son was arrested as his lootmarke resembled tbe marks found near the struggle. He wss liberated, bnt afterwards re arrested. The eon and eoa-in-law found the body. A verdiot was returned of wilful murder ag&inst tome persons unknown. Laycock bad a grand public reception. There was an enormous crowd on the wharf, and Lay ccck W8s escorted ...
THE ENCOUNTER BAY ELECTION. MR. H. B. DOWNER AT POET ELLIOT. Port Elliot. April 8. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 16 April 1881
m ? THE ENCOUNTER BA.Y ELECTION. MR. H. E. DOWNER AT PORT ELLIOT. [By Telegraph.1 [From our Special Reporter.! Port Elliot. April 8. Mr. JtL. Downer addressed a meeting ot the electors of Encounter Bay at the Family Hotel this evening. There wasagoodattendanoe,and Mr. John Counter (chairman of tbe Encounter Bay District Oounoil) presided. In opening the proceedings the Ohaibmam spoke highly of Mr. Downer's olaims on the electors. Mr. Dowheb, who was very well received, said he appeared before them in response to numerous requisitions from almost all parts of tbe district. He referred to the novelty of the Dosition in which he stood. In the position which he had occupied for the last sixteen years it had been necessary for him to study retioence and not to do mach speaking, and as his duties had occupied the whole of bis time and attention, he was sure they would afford him every excuse if he did not make himself clearly understood, and if he was not able to lay before the electors s...
[From our own Correspondents.] GOOLWA, April 11. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 16 April 1881
('From our own Correspondents.] GOOLWA, April 1L Mr. H. K. Downer addressed a large number of the electors of Encounter Bay in the Institute ball, Goolwa, on Saturday evening. The Mayor of Goolwa ocoupied the chair. Mr. Dowuer gave his views and opinions as at the previous meeting at Port Elliot. Tha meeting were unanimously in his favor. Mr. A. Lindsay, an opposition candidate, was present, and had Mr. Downer's consent to address the meeting called by himself, but he adopted the unusual coarse of cross-qaeBtioning Mr. Downer or subjects in stead. VIOTOS HABBOE, April 12. A very largely-attended meeting of electors was held in the institute hall last evening te bear the views of Mr. H. E. Downer, who was very warmly received. The candidate dealt at some length with the leading questions put forth in the Chief Secretary's manifesto. He was in favor of reform in the Civil Service, and if more taxation were necessary he woald sup port a land, stamp, and income taxes, and also a small t...
WEST TORRENS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 16 April 1881
WEST TOBEBNS. Theproceedings ai Hiadmanh were of «n na ueually exciting character, owing to tbe- very keen contest between Messrs. Beatu Bucknall, and Pusonsi Party f eeliag at times during .the . day ran high, and the inhabitants- of' this at other times quiet neighborhood had a. busy day of it from morning until quite late at night. . As the afternoon wore on crowds of excited, voters- and their friends swarmed like bee* round theprecinots of the institute, wheee the, polling was taking place, and- in a few cases the police had to use their gentle persuasion in keeping back the crowd. As the. hour of five approached, the voters who had arrived late, and there were a good many of them, began to beiatber boisteious.and the returning-offioer; about 4.30,had to close the poll for a time owing: to tbe rash and contusion that prevailed. The voters did. not or would not understand that tbedr -names had to be scrutinised before voting, and pushed forward in such force that at one time the...
PORT ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 16 April 1881
PORT ADELAIDE. There has perhaps never been an election at Fort 'Adelaide where the result, before it was made known, was so uncertain as that which took place on Friday. AH the candidates were well known, and held almost precisely similar views on matters of public interest. Mr. Bower, however, had the advantage of having repre sented Port Adelaide is Parliament for some years, and as he had done nothing particular to call down upon his head the wrath of the eleo widespread popularity in the district. This was the only advantage he had over the other two candidates, bnt it was sufficient to warrant an almost unanimous opinion that he would be placed at the head of the poll. It was generally recognised that he would re ceive one vote from partisans of both the other candidates, and he was reckoned snch a cer tainty that only a passive interest was taken in him. The other aspirants to legislative fame were Messrs. J. E. Dempster, J.P., and W. B. Mattibson, and it was the struggle of ...
THE GUMERACHA. ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 16 April 1881
THE GDMEKACHA. ELECTION. Mefsrs. Bounsevell, Haines, and Tomkinson met the eleotors at Maidstone on Wednesday, April 6. Mr. W. Scott, J.P-, presided. The attendance was small. Votes of thanks to the retiring members having been oarried, addressee were delivered by the candidates, who were well received. Good order prevailed at the meeting. The candidates are pretty well agreed on political topics, and the contest will be very keen.
ELECTION FOR LIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 16 April 1881
ELECTION FOR LIGHT. A large and influential meeting of the electors of the district of Light was held in the institute-hall, Kaptindt, on Monday evening, April 11, when the candi dates for the House of Assembly attended fej express their views on the leading questions of the day. There were about 600 eleotors pre sent, thd hall being crowded in every part until there was hardly standing room. Mr. Elliott apologised for the absence of tbe mayor, who is at present at Quorn, and Mr. W. Lewis, J.P., waB voreu hi uie onair. .tie reau a latter tnac naa been sent .to the meeting as follows : — ' Eudnnda, April 11. — To His Worship the Mayor — I wish you to inform the meeting to be held in the institute this evening that I feel it my duty to withdraw from the election. My reasons are—first, that I have not the time at ray disposal wbioh is necessary for the proper con sideration of this district ; second, that it was not my intention to have stood, but consented on being pressed. I know my ...
TUESDAY, APRIL 12. [Before His Honor the Chief Justice.] ROBB T. MANN. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 16 April 1881
Tcesdat. Apbtt, 18. [Before His Honor the Chief Justice.] BOBB V. MANN. Mr. Patterson re-examined by Mr. Qrundy — The barge-tipping does not commence to make its appearance till 200 feet from tbe shore on plan No. 1 produced. At 230 feet out, diagram 5, area F in tipped- from barges at 4 ft. S in., and the length of the slope outside the limit of the barge-tipping is 30 feet. At 250 feet, diagram 6, the barge-tipping is 9 ft. 6 in. deep, and tie length of base outside the limit is 38 feet. At 300 feet out, diagram 7, tho depth of barge-tipping is 12 feet deep, aud 31 ft. (i in. beyond the limit. At38-3 feet out, diagram 8, the barge-tipping is 14 feet deep, and tha length of Viou. 7?t f.^h. At JOft f(w-t. riiiiirramfl- the bmra tippirjg is 14 feet deep, and the length of bue is 62 ftet bejond the limit. No. 9 is not com pleted at the top, but the others are. Dj not thick that the* irregelar slopes are daa to irregular barge-tipping. Looking at crossssc tion Ho- 3 of contract drainin...
THE YATALA ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 16 April 1881
THE YA.TALA. ELECTION. Mr. Gilbert addressed the electors of Bed banke, at the Seven Stars Hotel, on Monday eveniDg, April 11. There were about thirty persons present. Mr. Gilks presided. Mr. Gilbert discoursed at considerable length on variouB topics, and his views were well received. A motion in his favor was proposed by Mr. J. Hall, seconded by Mr. Lynch, and carried unani mously. A vote of thanks to the chairman concluded an orderly meeting.
News of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 16 April 1881
Itto 0I tfe Wttk Tbe Government Lave decided to call for j fretb tendirs for the Port Darwin mail service, j with changes in the ttipulatioBs of the oontraot. 1 Mtfers. J. Stiliing & G9. have been I ofiviscd by caViegram tbat the Haspernt, which ! thip It-ft Adelaide on December 2i last, anived iii London on April 12. The commissioners for public charities — Dr. TVjett, Mcstn.. M.S»lom, .J.P., aud W. ICay, J.P.— ba.ve received £30 from the traateea of tha e*.lftt»al the late ar. VY.ilmin i'noragaie, as a coEttibuticn to tbe Adelaide Uospitat. The Customs convention between this coIolj and Victoria was signed by the Hon. G. S. Fowler, ns Treasurer, ou Monday. Sheep as well es tobacco is excluded frcm the operation cf the convention. Mr'. A. H. Neale, who lias been promoted from the Kapunda Stite Sobool to take charge of the public school at Laura, has been preiented by big late fellow teach irs with a very hand eome stereotcope and an address expressive of their kindest wishe...
MONDAY, APRIL 11. [Before His Honor the Chief Justice.] ROBB V. MANN. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 16 April 1881
Mcmbat. Afeil 11. . [Before His Honor the Chief Justice.] HOBB V. MiKlT. Mr. Patterson's crose-examination continued By Mr. Symon — Presuming that the word 'thrown' was the only word used as applied to the deposit of the material, I said on Friday that I did not know exactly what I should ask the contractor to do with section O. In clause 7 of the specifications the words ' tbe blocks sball be thrown in 'applies to all the areas; in other words to all the material. There is to be a natural slope, but it is qualified by the words ' 1 in 4.' Without the plan I cannot tell that 4-tiprA ir a (inntradiction hfttw-pn triR w/ipiIh 'natural elope' and '1 in 4.' Looking at the specifications aside from tbe plans there is to be a natnrs.1 slope on the outside slope under low water. The specifications do not say iu eo maoy wotds 'outside slope under low water,' but there is no doubt about it. It might mean the slope from low water downwards, which is tbe same thing. I cannot say which is the f...