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MARINE BOARD. TUESDAY, APRIL 12. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
MARINE BOABD. Tuesday, Afbtl IS. Present— Captain K. Id. i'ergunon, B.Jf . (jre- tidest), Captain J. W. Smith, JJP., Mr. J. Formby, and Captain A. McCoy (wardens;, and Mr. T. N. Stephens (secretary). Witb reference to the recommendation of the rosrd that the hulk Harriet Hepe should be iemoved from Glenelg to Port Augusta, in cob Ecquence et its uselessness at the former place, i he Treasurer wrote asking an expression of the 1 oaxd'e opinion as to whether the loss of the 1 ulk from Glenelg wonld interfere with the I roper coming-to of the P. & O. boats, in conse . uence of the probability of its having beea i Bed as & guide ; or whether, providing suitable t-otice ot its removal was given, the fixed light at the end of the jetty, combined with the use of the lead by the Eteamer, would be a sufficient guide. Mr. Fobhbt said the hulk was not plaosd at Glenelg for a light. The Peemcbnt remarked that it was pat there for the purpose of receiv ing cargo, and not fora gui...
YORKE'S PENINSULA ROAD BOARD. TUESDAY, APRIL 12. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
TOBKE'S PENINSULA. ROAD BOABD. Tuesday, Apbil 12. Present— Mr. F. W. Gurner (chairman), Messrs. Davies, Reid, Lamshed, the secretary and surveyor. The town clerk of Kadina wrote, calling attention to the dangerous state of the Wallaroo Mines drain at its junction with the Kadina and Wallaroo road. Beferred to surveyor. Thos. Polkinghom requested permission to make a email drain at the eaBt ead of reserve at the Gccoumt. Beferred to surveyor. A number ol residents of Warooka called attention to the neoessity of making the cuttingapproaohing the Port Torton jetty wider, as at present it is impossible for two teams to paes each other with any degree of safety, also calling attention to the rough state of the ros-i leading to the jetty through Mr. Jas. Mordeok'* section the traffia being heavy, and the road very little improved. The board decided that the catting was out of its jurisdiction, and the other matter was referred to tbe surveyor. Mr. J. Wiltshire attended and presented a mem...
MIDLAND ROAD BOARD. RIVERTON: TUESDAY, APRIL 12. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
MIDLAND ROADJBOA.RD. Kitertok: Tuesday, Apbil 13. Present— Mr. H. T. Morris, J.P. (chairman j, and Messrs. Bowdeo, J.P., 2. Killiooat, J.P., K. Kelly, J.P., and W. Lewis, J.P., commissioners ; tile secretary, Mr. J. J. Knead, and Air. W. Duffy, superintending surveyor. Tte surveyor presented the following special report: — 'Under, instruction of the commiesioners I -visited Port Wakefield on 6th and 7th April, for the purpose of ex amining minutely for detailed estimates of cost of repairs to the bridge over the Wakeneld Birer. At present both wing walls are badly cracked and bulged, in fact one of the wing walls would have fallen within the last few weeks if it had not been shored up with mallee posts. The stone usel ia the abut ments and wing walls, except for face work on the wing walls,. is small rabble limestone, pat together without bind stones, and with mortar made with drift wmd of the neighbor hood, and as a consequence perished at the out set. At present although one comer...
GAWLER CORPORATION. MONDAY, APRIL 11. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
uAWLER CORPORATION.' Monday. Ahu& 1L ? . Present— The major (Mr. H. Dean), and Ota. Caire, May, . Wilkinson, Barton, Fowler, and Bntchison, and the town olerk (Mr. JLodall), and the inspector (Mr . Cheek). ' - - , The Matob reported that ne had written to the Hon. F. Basedow requesting him: to nrce upon the Commissioner of Pablio Works the poshing on of the Works at theOawlerreservoir. He wished hhn to do bo, as be himself was so fre. quently applied to for work by men out of em ployment in the town and neighborhood. Two letters were received from ratepayers with reference to laying down tar pavement in front of their premises, the one agreeing to pay a moiety of the cost, providing it was not too great, and the other refusing. To stand over. The Matoe stated that Mr. J. MoEwen had threatened to remove tbe props supporting tho retaining wall id High-street unless the couuoiV did Kimetfiing in the matter. It was resolve - that tbe town clerk write to Mr. McBwen in foimiDg him...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
Advice to Mothbbs! — Are yon broken in yom rest by a sMk child suffering with the pain of cutting teeth? Go at once to a chemist and get a bottle of Mas. ' Wihelow's Soozoms 8xscp. It will relieve the poor sufferer im mediately. It is perfectly harmless and pleasant to taste, it produces natural, quiet aleep, by relieving the child from pain, and the little cherub awakes 'as bright as a bntton.' It Booties the child, it softens the gums, allays all pain, relieves wind, regulates the bowels, and is the best known remedy far dysentery and diarrhoea, whether arising from teething or other causes. Mrs. Window's H''tVnt Syrup is sold by Medicine dealers everywhere at la. ljd. pec
GLENELG CORPORATION. SPECIAL MEETING. Monday, April 11. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
GLENELG CORPORATION. SPECIAL MEETING. Monday. Apbil 11. Present — His Worship tne Mayor, and Crs. UioholsoD, Mair, Hardy, Lee, and Wigley, aud the town clerk (Mr. J. Seal). The Mayob stated that he had called the meeting at the unanimous request of the council to consider and devise some better means for the scavenging and surface drainage of the town. A deputation introduced by Mr. W. K. Simms, consisting of Dr. Seabrook, O. Sabine, T. Giles, H. Y. Sparks, H. Simms, W. Hooper, O. Wylde, W. Billiatt, E. O. Gwynne, and S. Cornish, waited on the council. Mr. Simms briefly stated that the object of the deputation was to bring under the notice of the council tbe defective state of the drainage and scavenging of the towo, and to urge the council to take the matter into considera tion without delay. Mr. 8abike spoke as to Glenelg being a very healthy place, but stated that it was quite possible that it might become unhealthy if stepa were not taken to carry away the surface drainage now t...
INTERCOLONIAL POLO MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
INTERCOLONIAL POLO MATCH. The first intercolonial polo match ever played in South Australia took place on the Adelaide Racecourse, Bast Park Lands, on Saturday after noon, April 16, in the presence of not less than 3,000 spectators. The weather was delightful and all that could be desired even by the players, the sun being genially warm and bright without being oppressive, and a gentle breeze lending Its invigorating freshness to the air. The gams of polo, or hockey on horseback as it is sometimes called, is comparatively new to the colonies— that is, although it has had its tollowers for some years in South Australia and Victoria, it haB not been generally known to the public, and of those who caw the match on Saturday perhaps to three-fourths it was a novel amuse ment that they had never previously witnessed. We believe it was first introduced to Victoria by an enterprising shipper of hones, who having to bring native grooms from India thought he could fill np their time while wai...
AUSTRALIAN JOCKEY CLUB.—BANDWICK AUTUMN MEETING. [By Telegraph] [From our own Correspondent.] Sydney, April 21. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
AUSTRALIAN JOOKflY CLUB.— BAND- WICK AUTUMN MEETING. [By Telegraph ] [From our ewn Correspondent.] Svdnev. Anrii 21. Tbe following are the handicaps for the eveufc specified : — THB ?WELTER HANDICAP. One mile and a quarter. Et.lb. et.lb. Black Swan ... 11 7 Esmonde ... 8 6 Barber ? 11 4 Islington ... 8 6 Ojnic ? 8 12 West Country Creswick ... 8 10 Dick ? 8 4 JeBter ? 9 W Dora ? 8 4 Hildebrend ... 9 8 All Fours ... 8 4 FG ? 9 6 ViU ? 8 4 Verdict ? 0 4 Prairie Bird ... 8 2 Templar ... 9 2 JaneAvenel ... 8 2 Billy Nuts ... 9 0 Kooreelah ... 8 0 Harmony ... 9 0 .Zulu ? 8 0 Lord Orville ... 8 10 Dictator ... 8 0 WaggaWsgga_. 8 -8 Julian ? 8 0 Badical... ... 8 8 CITY EaMDICAP. Ose mile and a half. Wellington ... 9 5 Saunterer ... 6 12 Martindale ... 8 5 Sapphire ... 6 10 Falmouth ... 8 3 Oreswick „. 6 10 Barker ? 8 3 Jester ... ... 6 7 The Pontiff ... 8 0 Tattoo ? 6 7 WanderiBgJew 8 0 The Dean ... 6 7 Hesperian ... 8 0 Black Eagle ... 6 4 Rapid Bay ... 8 C Good Morning 6 2 Strathearn ... ...
Sporting News. [For other sporting News see page 15.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
[For otXtr Sporting JVnoj s ttpTJS^ The name of AJ3.O. was omitted from the AJMJ. handicaps t or aU of which he ha* been nominated. The oommittee of the Sonth Australian Coursing Club met on Thursday night, and re solved that the Hindmarah Islasd Stakes for an unlimited number of all-aged .greyhounds at three guineas each should be ran at Hindmarsh Island on May 31 and following days, Mr. O. Price having since given bis consent to the meeting being held on that date instead of on May 10 as previously arranged. Entries will be received np till May 23. The committee also resolved that the winner of the stake should receive £50 and a pie» of piste ; the runner-up £20; two winners £10 each, and foar winners £5 caob. Me. 3. L. Stirling has kindly con ented to omoiate as judge.
EAST TORRENS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
EAST T0BBEN3. April 14. — Present— The chairman, and Crs. Merchant, Ghanning, Trebiloock, and Wotton. Tender acoepted — Metalling about five chains Fifth Creek-road, 8. Smith, £5 14s. ll£d. per chain.— Gdunoii appointed Mr. vy. Wotton curator of Summertown Cemetery. — Mr. F. .Deauonamp appiieu to oouncu to sell nim a piece of old io&a at Basket Bange for the pur pose of erecting a chapel thereon ; council had 'no power to self any ofd road, sxeepi to persons whose land adjoins samg.— Mr. Merchant re ported having examined road from the orphanage to Mr. Boss Beid'e place, and recom mended that a footpath be formed, watertable cnt, and crossings formed where two roads meet. —Beoeipts, £16; payments, £3 12s.
MORPHETT VALE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
MOBPHETI VALB. April 6.— Present— All. Messrs. Jones, Potter, and Hobbe' offers to purchase wood on loads by sections 628, 615, and 669; Crs. Haydon and Kelly, with overseer, to inspectand report. Overseer reported various works com pleted satisfactorily. Slaughtering licence granted to Wm, Dix. Tender accepted— Metalling Pike's and Anderson's road, W. Ellis, £3 9s. 6d. per chain. Beoeipts, £46 ; payments, £66 9s. lOd.
UPPER WAKEFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
UPPBB WAEBIWKLT) ApiU 16.— Present— AU. Commissioner ef ^EO. ^^ wroto. « ito™ 'truck out from statement of expenditure of grant-in-aid. J KBIeechmore wrote as to tree-planting in the streets of Auburn; to stand over. Applications received for action at day man; resdto? not to engage a day man at present. Mr. J Allen applied for leave to grub ajtree between sections 826 and 720; granted. Clerk to write toOW District Council asking for reply to letter re repairs to boundary road. Anbura poundkeeper attended with pound book.. Payments, £50 17s
MUNNO PARA WEST. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
munno para west. April 11.— Present— AIL Jas. Scott, Smith field, wrote asking that a road near his house might not be closed. G. Warren sent letter and tracing showing deviations to be made in roads in Gawler South. Tender accepted— Dykeiog near. Mr. Whitbread's^P. Byan, 7s. perchain, and £7 10s. for epoondrain. Cr. Lindsay authorised ts let about three chains of dykeing near Mr. Worden's, and Cr. Baker to let about six chains of forming near Mr. Work's.
STRATHALBYN. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
STRATFTAT.RVN March 28.— Present— Chairman, and Ore. Woolfitt and Sagle. The overseer of works re ported oontraot at New Hamburg as finished. Tenders accepted— Walsh and Co., for road making near Barham's, and near Kerslake's ; and 'Kilmwrtin, for road making near Hibbard's and J. Tucker's. Beceipts, £29 5s. Id; pay ments, £56 4s. 5d.
BURNSIDE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
BUENSIDK. April 11.— Present— Ore. Goldsack (in the chair), Markey, Cleland and Bennets. A number of residents of Bomaide and Knightsbridge waited requesting council to open a road through Upper Kensington; to stand over until next meeting. Mr. Moulden asked council to alter creek at Upper Kensington, and enclosed £8 towards the cost; work to be done. Draft of agreement between council and Mr. Sanders agreed to on certain conditions. Footpath on Bast-parade to be repaired opposite Mr. Bllery's, cost not to exeeed £3. Several gentlemea attended, and called attention of counoil to bad state of Penfold, Packham and Waterhouse toads; clerk to write to Messrs. Oromptonand Dunstan calling attention to damage caused to these roads fay heavy stone traffic from their quarries, and requesting them to contribute something towards their repair. Beoeipts, £50 18a. 8d. ; payments, £1U2 3s.
BELVIDERE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
BELVIDBBB. April 2.— Present— All except Cr. Huntxe. Tenders accepted — Contract Ho. 615, James Murphy, £1 3s. per chain ; No.; 622, James Murphy, £2 14a. fld. per chain ; No. 623, P. GneriD, 7s. lid. Orareeer reported on works finished and passed for payment as folio irs : — J. Carey, repairing two spoondrains. opening side sidedrains, and filling rats, Spring Creek-road, £5; W. Jackson, building retaining wall, rais ing and metalling ford on Fidler's Green-road, north of section 314, £5 10s.; G. Nioolai, filling rate, St. John'e-road, £1 10s.; P. Fitzpatriek, forming three chains, metalling two and a half chains, and five chains watertable east of Angas's Square Mile, £15— instalment paid at previous meeting £8, balance to pay £7. Clerk to iBsae summonses for the recovery of oat standing rates. Beceipts, £73 5s.; payments, £46 8s.4d.
DALKEY [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
DALKEY April 4.— Present — Crs. Wood (chair), Gordon, McLachlan, and Spargo. Clerk re ported that £168 12s. 9d. grant-in-aid of rates had been paid by treasury to oounoil's credit. Snrvejor-general wrote re road through Mr. Bartleti's sections to Stocktaxd Greek station: clerk to forward copy to Messrs. B. Lawrie and W. Howard. Application from Mr. Geo. Shepherd and others to make ford through river Waiefield on the newly-made approaches; clerk to ask Hall District Council for coopera tion. Several applications for grubbing roads to be attended to, and also Mr. D. Cameron's application for metalling centre of road through big Yraterhole between sections 252 and 24. Tenders accepted.— No. 131, grabbing, T. E. Poulton, Is. 10 Jd. per chain; No. 132, grabbing, W. Wilson, Is. 6d. perchain ; No. 133, grabbing, forming and making passable S chains of boggy road between sections 280 and 283, Jas.PoultoB. £10; No, 134, forming and metalling, A. W. Lower, £5 18s. 6d. per chain ; No. 186, for...
BURRA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
BUBBA. Apiil 9. — Present — Ore. Pinch; (chair), Dew, and Sandland. Clerk reported that Go vernment grant-in-aid, £148 JJs. od., had been paid to banking account. Auditors voted £3 tor half-yearly audit. Banger's report read and approved. Hates in arrear to bs collected. Mr. Ford to be required to replace ford washed away by flood. Payments, £11 8s.