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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 October 1887
J# WEIGHT> CARPENTEK, BUILDER AND Cheapest House in the Trade for all kinds Building Material, Fencing Wire, Cement, etc. Iron Tomb Railings in great variety at the very lowest prices. A large collection of Photographs of Memorial Stones and Tomb Bailings to select from. Bailings kept in order after they are erected. AGENCIES-Colonial Mutual -Life Association. Zanker's Walloway Bricks, Hanson and Evans, Sculptors, Adelaide. CORNER OF BISMARK AKD JERVOIS STS. (opposite P.O.) PETERSBURG CEMETEBY. CURATOR FURNITURE IN STOCK AND MADE TO OBDEB. Petersburg Post and Telegraph Office* The Post and Telegraph Offices and Savings Bank are open oa week days from 9 am. to 8 p.m., except on Saturdays' when they ace 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 dajly upon arrival of and before despatch of mails, for sorting same. MAILS CLOSE as nnder. (Dispatched.) Adelaide and South,...
Burra. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 October 1887
Hurra. The weather is all that can be desired plenty of rain and sunshine in the daytime. It is a most exceptional season for this part of the country; grass is over a foot high about the town, and all kinds of plant life is looking marvellous. The other day a man came into the town on a gray pony, which it appears was stolen from Gawler, but before our local police got the news of the theft the man sold the animal for £i and the saddle and bridle for £1, and. cleared out. It is expected he has made for"' the Barrier, but up to the present nothing further has been heard of him. A cake fair took place at our local Institute on Wednesday evening last in aid of the Jubilee Avenue fund. A good attendance resulted, and some creditable cookery was' exhibited. The proceeds were very good. Much discontent is manifest here in refer ence to the tariff proposals of the Govern ment, and a meeting is to be held on Friday evening to consider the matter. About 500 children are to leave here on Fri...
City Gossip. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 October 1887
City Gossip. BV A. TAGKER, j They say the current week has been, happier than the last when the school teachers were free from their duties, and 4 'those tiresome boys" were too free in being at home all day long. , * * * j They say business generally is looking up and public confi dence is being restored. There is yetroom formuch improvement. They say Locke Richardson's I popularity is thoroughly estab-1 lished, and he may expect a I good season, especially if the programme should include popular pieces as well as Shak spearean beauties. j * # * I They say the members of the I Assembly had an eye to business j when consenting to sugar coming in free while tea had to be taxed still. Cheap sweets j to sugar their constituents. I Sugar for sugar I J * * # They say the brass band contest gave the music-loving public a great treat. The people were astonished at the quality j of the music, especially from the Moonta Band, and few would I have been surprised had that company taken first o...
[ALL SIGHTS RESERVED BY THE AUTHOR.] "THE FREE LAND:" OR, OUR HOME IN AUSTRALIA. CHAPTER V. HARD TIMES IN A STRANGE COUNTRY. —" A bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed can never be supplied." —GOLDSMITH. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 October 1887
[AIL SIGHTS KESEEVKD Br THE AUTHOR. J cc THE FREE LAND: OB,, OtJB HOME IN AUSTRALIA. Br O. BROWNE. Author of "The Children, and How to Manage them," "All About/' etc., etc CHAPTER V. HARD TIMES IN A STRANGE COUNTRY. -" A bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed can never be supplied." -GOLDSMITH. During the following year John Travail's vegetable garden had much improved .as the soil became more fertile when thoroughly pulverised and the surface vegetation had rotted. It was well that it was so, as the prices of food and clothing became very high, especi ally of the former, and famine prices were obtained for flour and mutton. Within two years after the arrival the climax was reached. The speculation in town allotments had ceased; many of those who had the means returned home, but none of the immigrants had the necessary money, and the starvation point was almost reached. The Go vernment in a few instances supplied food to the most needy. Those who had commenced ho...
The Petersburg Times, CRRORDO CHRONICLE AND NORTHERN ADVERTISER. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1887. Distributive Co-operation. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 October 1887
Cfrc Ipetolmrg Cimcs, OBROROO CHRONICLE AND NORTHERN ADVERTISER. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1887. Distributive Co-operation. The present time is certainly teeming with, projects of a reformatory character, still the ; prominent evils of our universal j systems of trade have ap parently failed to attract the attention of social reformers, excepting a few enthusiasts who have for years fought hard to reduce the burdens imposed upon the consumer by the passage through many hands of the majority of the articles of which the world's commerce is composed. And when we note the fact that about half the population of the earth gains a livelihood by passing on com modities which the other half has produced and manufactured we must recognise the heavy reduction of the value of the article produced-as affecting the producer on the one hand -and the great addition to cost as touching the last purchaser -that is the consumer-on the other hand. Probably some person will remark-"Over production has caused ...
Petersburg Agricultural Society. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 October 1887
Petersburg Agricultural Society. President-P. A. Callary, Esq., J.P.; Vice-President-M. C. Oopin ger, Esq.; Patrons-W. Copley, Esq,, MX.C-, and E. Watd, Esq., M.P, ANNUAL SHOW. . The annual stow of the above society, was held on Friday last in the grounds. Ol Mr R. Cochrane, Petersburg. The weather early in the day was all that could be desired but towards noon the dust commenced to blow, thought but little inconvenience was felt from this cause in the show grounds. As regards attendance the show may be considered a decided success, about 500 persons entering the gates through the day. Tn referring to the exhibits we cannot do so without expressing regret at the very small number of entries in some of the classes. Had it not been for one or two exhibitors - notably, Mr W. Waters, of Yongala, Mr W. Howard, Mr A. Boutell, and Mr E. Perkins some of the classes would not have been represented at all, whilst had the fore going not competed the show "would have been deficient indeed. Our ...
District News. Yongala, [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 October 1887
District News. Tongala, il_ _ THm . - * At the Finance meeting of the Ton gala Rescue Tent, No. 29. Independent Order of Rechabites, held on Friday, September 30th, the balance sheet was read showing 48 members good on the books and two honorary members, with a sick fund over £80. This tent is making steady progress three more propositions being on the books. There is a Juvenile Branch No. 22 in connection with the Tent, numbering 19 members and a fund of £11 8s Id. A committee meeting has been held to make arrangements for holding a united Circuit Picnic on November 9th in connection with the Primitive Methodist Church of Yongala, Mannanarie, Yatina. Mr. Fred Hodby of this town has disposed of his baking business to Messrs Fry and Messinger, who are carrying on the baking and butcher ing business together.
The Orroroo SHow [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 October 1887
Tfie Orroroo iSbow The sixth annual show of the Orroroo Agricultural Society was held on Wednesday last on the society's grounds, adjacent to the township, and expectations as to a large attendance of exhibitors and visitors were fully realised, about 1,500 persons being present. The Comauttee are to be con gratulated for their energy, and great praise is due to the Secretary, Mr. A. T. Beck, for his uniformly courteous treatment of those who had business with him on show day, and for the great assistance he rendered those re quiring it. Noticeable amongst the improve ments on the grounds were the trees around the inside of the fence, and dust shutters added to the pavillion especially the latter, which enabled the exhibits in this building to be shown with much less chance of re ceiving damage from the heat and dust than at previous shows. The weather was showery during the morning, r but the ? sun shone out after one o'clock and the whole after noon was beautifully fine. The faces...
East Walloway. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 October 1887
East Wallowajr. The annual monthly meeting of the Peak Yale Band of iiope was held in the Wesley an Chapel on the evening of Thursday, Septem ber 29. Mr W, H. Roberta occupied the chair. The following programme was suc cessfully gone through, and well appreciated by a large audience, Recitations by Mies S. A. Huberts, Messrs S, Jones, G. Gubbins, J. Jones, li. Syinons, H. Brandt, and A. Oppermann. Dialogues by Mr H Dreger and Mies E Roberta, Messrs S Jones and J. Craig, Miss A Co]ley and Mr J Gubbins, and Misses Shackelford and Mr J Craig An experiment in thought-reading was also tried with great success by Mr B Coulter
Petersburg Corporation. Monday, October 3rd. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 October 1887
| Petersburg Corporation. Monday. October 3rd. Present- The Mayor, Councillors Callary, J. P., Howard, Hosking, Os borne, and the Town Clerk. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. in account was received front Mr. J. Wiight for L22 12s for extras on Contract No. 8, also a receipt for L4, and a letter claiming the balance of L18 12s, and stating that if this was not paid within 30 days the matter would be placed in the hands of his solicitor. The different items in the account were as follows:-Providing 50 yards of metal, L10; blinding, L5 os; two flumes, L2; spreading earth, 7s; taking out metal, putting in two posts, and spreading metal on foot path, L5. A report was read from the Mayor and Town Clerk on the above, which stated that they estimated the value of work done at L10 10s, which would, after deducting the L4 paid, leave a balance due of L6 10s to Mr. Wright. Cr Howard moved that the amount; of L6 10 be paid to Mr Wright with out prejudice and in full...
PETERSBURG AND PORT AUGUSTA. DOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 October 1887
PETERSBURG AND PORT AUGUSTA. DOWK. a.m. p.m. PETERSBURG dep. 2 57 Black Hock " 3 42 Orroroo ... " 4 18 Walloway ... *' 4 42 Enrelia . ... " 59 Carrieton " 5 48 Moockra ... ** 6 J2 Hammond ... " 6 42 Bruce ... '. 7 \2 Kingawood « 7 32 Quorn ... « 8 10 Port Augusta... arr. 9 45 UP. a.m. Port Augusta ... dep. 6 0 Quoro ... ** 7 45 Kingawood ... " 8 9 Bruce ... " 8 33 Hammond " 9 3 Moockra «« 9 29 Carrieton ... " 10 1 Enrelia ... " 10 35 Walloway ... « 11 0 Orroroo " 11 33 Black Rock ... " 12 0 PETERSBURG ... *. 12 58
Gladstone. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 October 1887
Gladstone. The weather on Thursday and Friday last was warm, with hot wind6 blowing. A very acceptable change, however, came on Friday evening when it commenced to rain, and con tinued doing so until Monday evening. The total fall registered was mare than an inch and a quarter. - The Socky River came down, overflowing its banks and flooding the Boryootee paddocks for about two miles along the Laura road, which has not happened for some years past, Haymaking bad been commenced by some of the farmers near Laura but fortunately there had not been much cut. Steady rain also fell on Wednes day and the weather is still unsettled. A meeting of the newly-formed Horti cultural and Floricultural Society was held on October 1. A committee was elected and it was resolved to hold another meeting on Saturday next to make arrangements for holding a £how at the earliest convenient date Tne Society has commenced its ex istence under very favorable conditions and it is hoped will be heartily supporte...
ENTERTAINMENT IN THE EVENING. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 October 1887
ENTERTAINMENT IN THE EVENING. In the evening an entertainment was given In the Institute Hall, in aid of the show funds, by the Jubilee Christy Minstrels. There was a crowded house, bat those who went in the expectation of a treat certainly came away disappointed. The orchestra consisted of Messrs Watt, Bowe, Holland, and Carter and these sustained their respec tive parts in a very creditable manner. The ballad "Silver Threads" was Bong fairly well by Mr Williams, but the comic song M Hen's Convention," by Mr Browning, which followed it, hardly deserved the amount of applause bestowed upon it by the audience. " Little Footsteps" was sung by Mr Kentish but failed to arouse applause. Mr Budland gave " Short and Long" which was well received, while Mr Berxy was not heard to advantage in "See that my Grave's kept green." The most successful item in the first part was the comic song by Mr Steinthal/'If I only knew how it was done," and this was worthy of the encore it received, though th...
PETERSBURG AND COCKBURN. DOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 October 1887
PETERSBURG AND COCKBURN. DOWN. PETERSBURG dep. 6*40 2 53 Dawson-road... " 7 20 3 26 Oodla Wirra ... " . 8 0 4 1 Nackara " 8 56 4 52 Paratoo ... *' 9 50 5 41 Yunta ... « 11 11 6 33 Winnininnie ... ** 11 55 7 1 Mannabill *' 2 5 8 20 Olary ^ ... " 3 40 9 34 Mingary ... ... ' 5 35 11 Cockburn ... u 6 30 11 54 UP. a.m. p.tn. Cockburn ... dep. 3 50 9 10 Mingary .. «. 4 37 10 18 Olary "61 12 14 Mannahill ... " 7 25 2 10 Winnininnie... " 8 20 3 40 Ynnta ... " 8 57 4 34 Paratoo " 9 44 5 38 Naekara ... " 10 33 6 27 Oodla Wirra... " 11 26 7 23 Dawson-road ... " 11 59 8 3 PETERSBURG ... " 12 58 9 8
Baptist Anniversary. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 October 1887
Baptist Anniversary, Anniversary Services in connection with the Petersburg Baptist Church were held on Sunday and Monday last. On Sunday morning the Rev. C. P. Smith delivered. an address on " Our responsibility," thfe evening service being conducted by Mr H- Chester, of the Bible Society, in the unavoidable absence of the Rev W, H. Hodge. On Monday afternooa a public tea Was provided in the church, but the attendance was not up to anticipation. "In the evening a public meeting was held, Mr T. Baker occupying the chair. The Secretary's report showed that the expenditure during the past year had been kept well within the income, and also that material progress had been made in fencing, tree-planting, etc., and was on the whole decidedly encouraging. The membership of the church at the commencement stood at 21, whilst at the end of the year it had risen to 28. The Rev W, Hier then addressed the meeting, prefacing his remarks by saying that lie was at the time in ill health and hardly...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 October 1887
ADELAIDE JUBILEE EXHIBITION. NO MORE' BAD EYES. THE STAB, EYE LOTION ! Is the most certain and speedy cure for every affection of the Eyes. It has no equal iof curing sandy blight, fly blight, in flammation, weak eyes ; for strengthening and preserving the eyesight. Bottles forwarded to any part of Australia, at 2s 6d., double size 4s each. None genuine unless stamped -with the registered Trade Mark, " Star Eye Lotion, A. Bossomaier." Te be seen at Main Building. Address A. BOSSOMAIER, Exhibition, Adelaide Croveromeitt Advertise xnente. gOUTH AUSTRALIAN RAILWAYS TSAIN ALTERATIONS FOE OCTOBER The following alterations 'will take effeot on October 1. QUORN LIKE. THE present 2 25 p m train from Terowie to Quorn and Fort Augusta will, in stead, start at 1 55 pm. The present 6 30 * m train from Port Augusta to Terowie and Adelaide will, instead, start at 6 a m . HERGOTT LINE. The present 6 30 a m train from Port Augusta to Hergott Springs will, instead, start at 6 a m, and be correspondi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 October 1887
it mam §floIi, Stationery, Fancy Goods, News, A-nfl Fine Art Depot, OPPOSITE HEHHE&SAY'£ Best assorted and largest stocb,aleo Ac cordeons. Concertinas, Violins,Music, Homeo Medieines ( Domestic and Veterinary) Guides, etc. Cards for every "Beasoa - LoVe, Marriage. Birth, Con dolence, Xmas, New Tear; Easter- Grieket, Croquet, and Tetania Balls, Bats Backetts, IT BUMEfS* |P XO$BX& For all particulars apply* A. D. BRUCE, Yoagala. Processional. gT EVENS ON, 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. JjlLEMING, BOUCAUT akd ASHTON gOLICITORS, ^ DEL AIDE AND JAMESTOWN. Money to Lend at Lowest Bates M. 0. c01>INGEK COMMISSIONER, SOLICITOR, Etc.j PETERSBURG. Insolvency and Local Conrts attended. ]y[R. G. DEGENHARDT, gOLICITOR, QRfiOROO. Chemist§, etc. . JJTJPERT J^ETTE RIDGE, FAMILY AND DISPENSING CHEMIST, DENTIST, VETERINARY SURGEON,etc. late of Clare and Port Augus...
Commercial. Petersburg, Friday Morning. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 7 October 1887
Commercial. Petersburg, Friday Morning. There is nothing new to report in the -wheat market. Buyers appear to have j sufficient stocks on hand, and the un&lt; precedentedly low prices realising in England are not very encouraging to farmers. Hie highest price offering for fine samples is 2s lO^cL Since our last report we have been favored with nice rain which will have the effect of adding another bushel or two to the acre, and will also counteract the effect of the nasty, hot, dry winds of a few days previously. It is the opinion of those in the trade that farmers will have to be satisfied with about 2s Bd per bushel for the coming crop at stations a good dis tance from ports. Flour is selling at i9 5s pep ton, 21s per bag, brail 10Jd, pollard, lid.