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THE JUNCTION MINE. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
TEE JUNCTION MINE. TO TEE EDirOB. Sir— It would seem that *' Hope told a flattering tale 'to your ' O wn Reporter ' when bs penned the article on the Junction mine appearing in your issue of to-day. However anxious we may all be to Eee this mine recover the knockout lately experienced, it is jaet as well to ascertain from hard facts what the figures supplied to your representative really mean, leBt onr expectations override onr batter judgment. Taking as a basis the ba'aaes sheet of the company as issued up to ths 30 ih September, I find that the 1,2?1 ton* dis patched to Dry Creek daring the preceding six months averaged 55 Si oz. of silver and 11 33 per cent, of lead to the ton of ore, Now accepting as absolately correct and not merely estimated ycuc reporter's figures of the quantity of ore dispatched from October 2i to January 23, viz , 1,675 tons, averagiag 30 to E6 oz. ^say 32J oz,) of silver and 20 per cent, of lead, and SGI tons, averaging 65 oz of silver and 25 per cent, of...
TOMATO GROWING. TO THE EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
TOMAIO GROWING. IO IEE KDITOSi ? Sir— In the paper upon the cultivation of tomatoes discussed at the last meeting of the South Australian Gardeners1 Society, an account of which appeared in your issue of the 5th inst., the following sentence occurs: — 'The demand in this colony had increased ecormonsly daring- the past few yeara, and notwithstanding the large qiantity grown we are asECred by Meeers. C'nance & Co,, the founders of tomato sauce here, tint every year, without exception, the supply falls tbort of tfa.e demand.' Now, as a matter of fact within the £36t three or four weeks I have endeavored to sell to one or two of the leading sauce-makers in ££?kide,.in during Messrs. Chance & Co., but £a--each case they have absolutely refused to bey nub*. and the jresult is. I have Borne tons pow ratting on the ground for want of a mirket, I know b'her growers who have a eitniiw ex peiience this season. I may add that I vjh . induced to * experiment . in tomata-frovlag ...
(From the Melbourne Herald.] LONDON, March 12. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
(From the Melbourne Bcral&A London. March 12. The Chicago and All-America baseball teamB, which recently arrived from the United States via New Zealand and Aus tralia, played their first match to day on the Kennington Oval, the ground of the Snrrey Cricket Club. The Chicago team won by seven to four. Wilson and Barrett were the players who most distinguished themselves. At a copper given to the bweballera last evening Mr. Spalding, the manager, referred with much gratification to their tonr throughout Australia. He spoke highly of the colonies, and especially landed Victoria and New South Wales. The baseballers play a second match to-morrow at Lord's ground. A draughts tournament took place on Thurs day evening in Martin's rooms, King William street, between the Adelaide and Norwood clubs. The dabs were represented by 16 members each, and the Norwood team included among other well-known players Mr. R. Taylor, Mr. P. E. Lester, and Mr. D. AlcIntoEh. The Adelaide team was also...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
FOR IMPURITY Dl the blood, no other medicine is equal to Avers Compound Couceritrat'eu Ex tract of Sarsaparilla.' This preparation speedily and effectually espels iroin the system all lurking taints and obstruc tions ; heals Ulcers and Sores ; removes Blotches, Pimples-, and other skin dis figurements; and inakes the coaiplcxion clear and beautiful, .;. For SCROFULOUS CiSORCERS it is an unrivalled specific, anil siio;:!-l be resorted to at once -liy all -svho Lave the poison of scrofulain their systems. Ayer's SsirsapariiEa is an excellent touicj and is invariable for rest uing the nervous ibices to ilieir normal condition. 'It promotes the ' digestion and assimilation of food, gives strength and vigor to tlic constitution, and cures all diseases arising frcjn debility and poverty of i3jc Mood. Ayer's SarsapariHa is pleasant to take ; has stood THE TEST -OF TiM£ — having hcen for fcriy years a fam;?y medicine of the highest rr]nite-; an«l physicians of all schools, to whom its formu...
AUSTRALASIAN BANKING RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
AUSTRALASIAN BANKING BETORNS. The Australasian banking returns for the quarter ending December 31 last being now complete we are able to publish tha figures for that period, and to compare them with ihe figures for the previous quarter and for the previous year. These returns register the financial pulsations of the colonies, arid show the state of trade in each. An indication of the great activity which has prevailed during the past year in' Victoria ia furnished ia the fact that the note circulation increased by £266,965. In South Australia toe there has been an increase of £42,097. None of the other colonies shows any ad vance in this direction, and ; in New Zealand and 'Western Australia there is a slight decrease in the note circulation. The total deposits of the banks In all the colonies stood at £102,062,034 at the end of 1888, as compared with £94,203,804 ab the end of 1887, or an increase of £71858,230for the year. South Australia ehows up remarkably well in this respect, i...
Correspondence. DEFENCE. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
@orr*0p0nfance. DEFENCE. TOTEEEDITOB. 'Tiro thincB Ere essential to the realisation of the progress we seek— the declaration of a principle and its incarnation in action.'— JUzzisi, Sir— In view of the terrible armaments that all the powerful nations, especially the so called Christian natioDB of the earth are far niELiog themselves with, many of us are teverely etrained to eee our way to a practical position on the subject of the defence of the colony. If Australia becomes an object of attack the power we in South Australia possess of defending ourselves is small. Toe question is on the lips of not a few— is it worth our while to defend ourselves? Ib not our very weakneEB our strength ? Are we not too poor aod too insignificant to attract attention? It is no doubt true that our numbers and our wealth are insignificant, bat Australia is no longer the u^knos-n and distant land it once wa«, and its possession is no longer a matter of indifference to a great nation. South Australia wou...
GENERAL CABLE NEWS. LONDON, March 13. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
GENERAL CABLE NEWS. ? ^ ? (From oar own Correspondent,] Lokdon. March 13. The copper market is in a very fluctu ating condition. The price has fallen again, the quotation now being £51. A statement is published in the London Truth to-day regarding the Melbourne Centennial Exhibition. The writer says the Exhibition was *' an unequalled finan cial disaster.' IjOKdos, March 14. It is understood that Lord Ran dolph Churchill has agreed to coope rate with Mr. Gladstone in opposing the naval proposals of the Government, which contemplate an expenditure of £21,500,000 on the construction of 70 additional ships. Mr. Shaw-Lefevre has given notice in the House of Commons of his Intention to question the Right Hon. W. H. Smith, First Lord of the Admiralty, about the refusal of Queensland to contribute towards the Australian navy, in accord ance with the plan adopted at the Im perial Conference. The Maori footballers yesterday played a match, nob Included in their pro gramme, against a team rep...
THE LAND ON THE WEST COAST. TO TEA EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
THE LA2JD ON TEE WEST COAST. TO TEX KDITOB Sir— If it ie correct as stated by a Mr. inder sen, ?who waslately interviewed by one of ynnr staff, tbat Mr. Horn has been allowed to secure for pastoral purposes a large block of lend in every way suitable for fanning when there is EBih a Jimitfd quantity of land suitable for wheat pro wing, it is e witter that should re ceive the attention of i^arliamsnt and of the land boards. There is still mtich that ia ' ictten ic the state of Den;5;irk ''—I aiu &c , REFOEUt-'R.
TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
TO TEE EDITOR. Sir— In view of the present complications in Europe, which may end in a genera! war, in which the mother country might bs involved, are we prepared to withstand the demand that might be made sope fine morning by Admiral Aslembf goff ' or ither folk of tha ilk' to fork out a million or so with the alternative of Part Adelaide, &c, being shelled; I think General Downee's -idea of compulsory ' service excellent, especially in a 'young country like this. If we knew of a bueh fire endangering our homestead, would we not strain every mueele to battle against it ? Or if we thought there was any danger of burglars paratioDs to give them a warm reception ? Then where lies the difference? A? to zora pnlerry Bervice being distasteful ta Britishers, why rs it not so in the Channel Islands, where every male from the age of 15 to 60 is bound, to serve 7 I venture to say her Llsjefty bae no subjects more loyal than are to be fourid there. The year 1731 gave proof of this in ...
COMMERCIAL. [BY SUBMARINE CABLE,] [From our own Correspondent.] LONDON, March 14. TALLOW AND HIDES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
COMMERCIAL. [BT BTJSMABOT 0A3I3.] ? m ? fFrom our own Correspondents,] London. March 14. TALLOW AND HIDES. The tallow market is declining. Best Australian mutton tallow is quoted at 25s, 6d. to 26s., being a decline of Is. Cd. Beef is quoted at 24s. to 24s. 6d., showing a similar decline. The present stock In hand Is 11,000 casks, or 1,000 less than last week. Tanned ekinB and hides, are in fair demand, bat without change. Ox hides remain at lig'd. to S^d.
PROPOSED RECEPTION OF MR. JOHN DILLON, M.P. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
PROPOSED RECEPTION OF MR. JOHN DILLON, M.P. A public meeting for the purpose of deciding upon the beBt means of welcoming Mr. John Dillon, M.P., on his arrival in the colony wa3 held in the Exchange-room, Town Hall, on Tuesday evening. There was a packed atten dar.ee, and Mr. P. McM. Glynn, M.P., was voted to the chair. The Chatbitan eaid he trusted the reception they would accord to Mr. John Dillon would k fleet credit on themselves and be worthy of the man. (Hear, hear.) The reception they would accord to Mr. Dillon would be a recog nition of the persistent zeal and self-sacrificing devotion which had marked his efforts on be half of tbe cause which he believed to be juBt ; and as South Australians be felt sure they would show their sympathy with a movement ot which Mr. Dillon was one of the most prominent and respected leaders, and which had fcr its object a form of Home Rule which would strengthen, rather than mar, the unity of the Empire. (OheerB ) Mr. John Dillon was. tbe son ...
THE BURNELL WOOLSCOURER. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
THE BUREELL WOOLSCOURBR. The Messrs. Burnell, of Hindmarsh, have invented a machine which, it is claimed, will revolutionise woolscouring. The machine oc cupies a floor space of about 12 feet by 10 feet, and stands about 9 feet high. As .the solvent used is very volatile the top of the machine is covered in by a bonnet of galvanized iron to prevent the solvent escaping by evaporation. There are two glass windows provided, through which the wool may be seen passing. The machine is in two parts, though united as one. The first or largest part consists of a V enspea tasK oi iron, partly wrougni ana partly cast, and the upper sides are curved to fit the working parts, which cocsiet of a large central drum, or roller, of iron, about 40 inches in diameter, nearly surrounded by smaller iron rollers, and geared into and driven by the larger one. These smaller rollers are each mounted in cast- iron blocks or bearers resting on strong steel springs, which will yield when necessary to permit d...
LOCAL COURT—ADELAlDE. FRIDAY, MARCH 8. [Before his Honor Judge Boucant.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
LOCAL COURT— ADELilDE. FiiinAY, Mahch 8. fBefore his Honor Judea Bouoaut.l J. ti. Rtan v. W. H. Shepkabd.— £150, damages for breach of contract. Tne Hon. C. C. Kingston, Q.O., for the plaintiff, and tha Hod. J. H. Gordon for the defendant. Thi3 was a claim in respect of tbe delivery of a car tain quantity of ctsaff. the plaintiff alleging tbat owing to the defendant's neglect to supply the same he lost the difference between the market and tbe contract priso. The defendant alleged that the plaintiS had broken the con- ' tract by not pay in p cash for tbe :haff, and ha accordingly demanded £5 damages and £10 3?. 6d. money due for chag eold and delivered Judgment waa given for the plaintiS for £103.