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ONKAPARINGA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868

ONKAPARINGA. December 27. — Present — All but Mr. E. Pfefffer. Letters— from Mr. Lower, respecting road order ; from Crown Lands Office ; from Manager of South Australian Company. Cir cular from Central Road Board, respecting nomination of members of Board. Considera tions to stand over till next meeting. Mr. Whitington's letter to be acknowledged. Clerk to write to Manager of South Australian Com pany asking for loan of pile-driver now in use at Tunskillo. None of the tenders sent in for assessment of district to be accepted. District to be first redivided into wards, for which pur pose Clerk to give notice through . Government Gazette, calling public meeting to consider matter. The Clerk to give, notice by posters, upon which day he will attend at various wards to collect the rates. January 10.— Present— 411 hut Mr. E. Pfeiffer. Gentleman recommended by Dis trict Chairmen's Association to be nomi nated by this Council as members of the Central Road Board. Clerk to write to Mr. Swa...

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MUNNO PABA EAST. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868

MUNNO PARA EAST. January 13.— Present— AIL Messrs. Blight, Everard, Hallett, and Kelly nominated as mem bers of Central Road Board. In consequence of failure of wheat crops Clerk instructed to collect at present only'half of rate adopted. Clerk reported Hamlin's contract on Gould's Creek-road nearly completed. Clerk to again write to Central Road Board respecting repairs on Smithfield and Chain of Ponds road. Ten ders for various works to be invited.

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MOUNT CRAWFORD. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868

MOUNT CRAWFORD. January 13.— Present— All. Clerk to write Messrs. Bakewell, Daly, and Price, for con veyances for old roads closed. Received hand cuffs and Btaves for district constables. Letter from Mr. J.. Warren requesting road repairs near Springfield ; Stationman to attend to the matter. J. Francis attended and reported that he had engaged men to destroy Scotch thistles from l__.Tif1 rrf HTp-rrtsi Wilsr_Ti 'R«n2o_»t+. «_t._? Coleman ; Clerk to forward amount of expenses for payment. Letter and tracing from Mr. George Warren for opening road through Sec tion 991 ; Clerk to instruct Mr. Warren to pro ceed with the work. Messrs. -A. Hallett, R. S. Kelly, Wm. Everard, and David Randall, nominated members of Central Road Board. Clerk to distribute forms for Disease in Wheat Commission. Receipts, £24 ; payments, £15 Los.

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ARRIVAL OF THE MAIL. NEWSPAPER DATES TO NOVEMBER 26. TELEGRAMS TO DECEMBER 7. FRENCH TROOPS AT ROME. DEFEAT OF THE GARIBALDIANS AT MENTANA. THE MENABREA MINISTRY, GARIBALDI A CAPTIVE AT SPEZZIA SENT BACK TO CAPRERA. CONFERENCE CALLED BY FRANCE ON ROMAN QUESTION. SPEECH OF NAPOLEON III. OPENING OF PRUSSIAN DIET. OPENING OF BRITISH PARLIAMENT. ABYSSINIAN EXPEDITION. FENIAN CONVICTIONS AT MANCHESTER. EXECUTION OF THREE FENIANS. TERRIBLE COLLIERY EXPLOSION. AMERICAN ELECTIONS. REPUBLICAN DEFEAT. NORTH AMERICAN PARLIAMENT. CHARLES DICKENS. NEW POSTAL CONTRACT. NEW COLONIAL APPOINTMENTS. MONEY MARKET. COLONIAL WOOL SALES. CORN MARKET. COPPER, &c., &c. SUMMARY OF NEWS. DOMESTIC NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868

j;-:-~ ? ?'?-' -.????-?=? -???''of: ?? ???? '???'? ' ? ? .... . ._ —_— ? V ? ? ? ?-.JSlSPSPAPEB I)ATES .TO ^NOVEMBER .26. ? - TELEGBAiMS TO DeCEMBEB t. '? ' ? 't +'' ' '? ? ' FRENCH 3S3,6GPJ3 AT ROME. I DEFEAT O- THE GA&IBALDIANS Z; ATMENTANA. - THE MENABHEA MDiTSTBT; ' GARlBAIiDI ACAPTIVE AT SPE^ZIA SEHT BACK TO CAPRERA. ' * CONFERElsrClE CALLED £¥ FRANCE 1 OK ROMAN QUESTION. ) „ j SPEECH OF NAPOLEON III. ] * ; OPENING OF PRUSSIAN DIET. OPENING OF BRITISH PARtiA '??' . MENT. : ABTSSINLyy EXPEDITION. - -EENIASr OONVIGTIONS AT MAN CHESTER. EXECUTION OF THREE FENIANS. TERRIBLE COLLIERY EXPLOSION. : - AMERICAN ELECTIONS. ; REPUBLICAN DEFEAT. NORTH AMERICAN PARLIAMENT. ; CHARLES DICKENS. ~[[. I JSEW POSTAL i CONTRACT: - NEW COLONIAL APPOMTBIENTS. MONEY MARKET. COLONIAL WOOL SALES, CORN MARKET. COPPER, &c, &c. SUMMARY OF NEWS. ' Compiled specially for tfais Paper fay our London Correspondent. 1 ;????? DOMESTIC NEWS. The Coiirt is now -at Windsor. The' birthday: of...

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VALEDICTORY BREAKFAST TO MR. AND MRS. T. G. WATERHOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868

VALEDICTORY- BREAKFAST TO - MR. ANDMRS. T. G. WA5ERHGUSE. A farewell breakfast was given to Mr. and Sirs. T. G. Waterhouse on their departure for England, in the Pirie-street Wesleyan Lecture Hall on Friday morning, January 10. The Hall was beautifully decorated, and the Chairman of the District (the Rev. John Watsfbrd)- pre- sided, being supported by the guests. About a hundred persons sat down to the breakfast, which was of most excellent description. After it had been well discussed, The Chairman remarked that he felt on that occasion that he was the wrong man in the right place, and should have been very much better pleased if some one else had occupied the posi tion which he did, who knew more of the etiquette, Ac, of such gatherings. He had, however, consented to take the chair. at the re quest of the College Committee.. In com mencing, he might say that they were pleased to see ~ present gentlemen and ladies connected with other Churches — (hear) — although, he. might be the ...

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ODDFELLOWSHIP. ANNUAL DISTRICT MEETING, A.L.O.O.F. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868

ODDFELLOWSHLP. ANNUAL DISTRICT MEETING, A.LO.-).F, The annual meeting of the Adelaide District of the Ancient Independent Order of Oddfel lows' Friendly Society was held at the Apollo and Hercules Lodgeroom, Norfolk Arms, Bun dle-street, on Tuesday,, January -14, . at 10 o'clock. Present^-G-M. Galley, D.G.M. Hele, C.S. Durieu, and' the following delegates :-r Apollo and' Hercules Lodge— -P.O.S. Bagshaw, . P.P. Thompson. Duke of Sussex LSdge— P.G.M. Not^e, P.P. Eafla Duke of 'Tork Lpdge-rSecretaryLangleyi P.S. Wiikins. Prince Albert Iiodge— -P.G-M. Osborn, -P.P. Cronin. Good Sainaritah Lodge.-^P. Holt^ TIS. Moore. Cumberland' Iiodge-^ ir.Jf. lJowns. xmse or Kent Eodge^P.P. HaleSj P.P. Wright, ^vke d£ Porfland;Lodge4-P.P.r J. Hains^ P.P. Mattisbn. Princess Boyal Lodge-rP,& Beyer, P,P. Haid rick; - Bose of Shanon Lodge— P.P- C. Schunke, P.P. 1 Chiles. ~ Stirling Lodge^-P.P. Castle. Hope Valley Lodge^-P.P. Haines, P.P. Ey. Cornwall Lodge--P.G.M. Wildy:; Union Lodge — ^P.P. Sonne...

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CATHOLIC EDUCATION COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868

CATHOLIC EDUCATION COUNCIL. The usual monthly meeting of the Council was held at St. Francis Xaxier's Hall, on Tues day, January 14. Present — The Vicar-General (in the chair), the Director-General,' the Ven. Archdeacon, Messrs. J'. W. Egan, M. McMifllen, Dr. GunRon, W. W.' Hewett, and H. Gleeson, After the reading of the minutes, Mr. EgAK asked whether there was a fixed day for meeting, or should the members expect a special summons. He was not unmmoned the montn previous, ana be beuevea none oi bhe other members were. The Dibbotob-Gehbbal said that the day and place had been regularly fixed for aome time past, and that was the second Tuesday in the month, at the Hall, at 8 in the evening ; but as-the membeis seemed to. prefer being re minded, lie would see that circulars were sent aswelL ' \ - - - . ' - ArchdeacpntB.UBSELt moved that a sum of .£5 be voted towards the expenses of Hectorville SchooL This was such a very small' sum that he did not think it would be refused, more espe...

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THE ABYSSINIAN EXPEDITION. Calcutta, December 7. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868

THE ABYSSINIAN EXPEbiTiON. Calcutta^ December -7.' . The 23rd ^Regiriierit1 of ? Pioneets1 -has embarked for Abyssinia on board the ships Malabar, Vernon, Durham, and Howrah, which sail to-rday, towed by steamers. The remainder of the . Bengal Brigade await orders to embark. ; Bombay, November 29. The first of a batch of .20 elephants for Abyssinia were shipped on Saturday last on board the transport Compta. The transport Hahneman will take the next batch of 26 elephants, . Thesecond Brigade of the Abyssinian Force, consisting of the third and fifth batteries, the 21st Royal Artillery, the 4th King's Own, the 3rd and 25th Native Infantry, embarked on the 11th and 13th instant. : Bombay, December 13. News has been received from Abyssinia up to the 29th October. One thousand more mules are urgently wanted. Splendid roads have been pushed in all directions. The route .selected is the Soorbo Pass, whieh is an easy ascent to the summit of the highlands. Good' news lias'besn received from...

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FOREIGN NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868

FOREIGN NEWS. - The French army entered , Rome on the 30th of October.^ 6a the 3rd instant a forces composed' of ^French and -Papal troops, caught the Garibaldian volunteers as they were -proceeding from Monte Rotondo to Tiyoli. r ^The Pole's troops were repulsed ;by the Garibaldians at the point of the bayonet. But the French, with the Chassepot rifle, mowed down the : voliiriteBTs. and thev broke in disorder. leaving several hundreds dead, arid 1,600 prisoners. .Next morning Monte Rotoiido was captured, and the rest of the Gari baldians surrendered to the Italian army and were disarmed. Garibaldi was -ar- rested by the King's Government and conveyed lo Varignano, where he' is mow ^confined.. Hjs health is bad. --' The Italian troops which, entered the Roman territory when the French went to ' Rome were recalled,- and the . Govern ment put 'down some serious demonstra tions at Milan and elsewherei General Menabrea ,has formed a Cabt net, and has summoned the Italian Par liament for...

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EXPORTS FOR THE WEEK ENDED JANUARY 11. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868

Exports fob the Week Ended Janttaby IL Articles and Quantities. For. Value- Bismuth ore, 18 tons ... London ... £720 Bark, 97 tons ? London ... 538 Bacon, 33 cwt ? Melbourne ... 174 Copper ore, 70 tons ... London ... 728 Copper, 50 tons ? London ... 1,000 Do., 130 do ? Melbourne ...10,100 Do. regains, 50 cwt. ... London ... 45 Eggs. 7 hhds. ? Melbourne ... 56 Fruit (freBh), 54 pkgs. ... Melbourne ... 30 Flour, 50 tons ? London ... 1,120 Gum^l^ do ? London ... 45 Lucifers, 5 cases ... Melbourne ... 20 Machinery, 1 pkg. ...Melbonrne ... 30 Manufactures, 2 do. ... London ... 5 Oilmen's stores, 314 do.... London ... 441 Paper, 2 do. ? London ... 16 Tallow, 2J tons ... ...London ... 63 Tobacco, 2,012 lbs. ... Melbourne ... 200 Wine, 60 galls. ..-. ...London ... 15 Do., 26 galls ? Melbourne ... 63 Wool, 44 bales ? Melbourne ... 660 Do., 2,336 bales, 2 pkts., 6 bags ... ... ... London ...33,525 ADELAIDE SHARK LIST. ? _jjL*^:* Banks. £ £ s. £ s. £ s. Bank of Adelaide 5 50,000 4 0 4 12 4 12 ...

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PORT ADELAIDE CUSTOMS RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868

PORT ADELAIDE CUSTOMS RETURNS. Imposts fob the Week Ended Januaby 11. Articles. Value. Articles. Value. Animals living — Lead(pigorsheet) Goats ... £10 and shot ... 16 Apparel and slops 15 Machinery ... 67 Bacon =nd hams 13 Musical instru Beer (in wood) ... 2 ments ? Ill Do. (bottled) ... 4 Manures ... 780 Books (printed)... 23 Oil, mineral ... 161 Cheese ? 35 Do., vegetable ... 148 Coffee ? 114 Paints, colors, Coals and coke... 322 and whiting ... 36 Cordials ? 51 Paper ? 16 Cordage and rope 136 Perfumery ... 9 Drapery ? 60 Plants and trees 5 Drugs ? 70 Seeds and roots... 51 Earthenware and Skins and hides 75 china ? 19 Specimens, N. H. 2 Furnifore ... Id Stationery ... 12L Flour and meal '24 Sugar ? 5,455 Glass ? 255 Tea ? 67 Groceriesand oil- Timber (sawn) ...2,768 men's stores ... 15 Do. (cedar) ... 250 Iron, bar and rod 59 Wine (bottled) ... 17 Do., manufactrp. 150 WABEHOUSED. Brandy ? 230 Millstones ... 200 Cigars ? 225

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LABOR MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868

LABOR MARKET. Quotation of rates of wages, by W. R. Hunt, of the Labor Office, King William-street :— Station Hands—At per annum with rations those marked thus * have double rations, and thus + are occasional hands only. — ^Shepherds, married, 281 to 401 ; do, single, with a hutkeeper, 342 to 392 ; do, do, to hutkeep for themselves, 442 4s. to 52? ; +lambminder's (men) nominal ; imtkeepers, 261 to SW 4s; 'married couples for head station, man and wife both employed, 52Z to 60!; bullock drivers on the station, about 452 ; do do, when on the road, 522 ; knockabout hands, 45J ; bush carpenters, 651 to 781 ; men cooks, 392 to 522 ; do do, shearing time, 522 to 652 ; horsedrivers, 452 ; do when on the roads, 522 ;+wellsinkers andhut builders, according to contract ; +woolpressers, 522 to 652, and at per bale; +shearers, nominal and ' rations according to sheep and distance from Adelaide, with expenses paid up to the station; stockriders, 522 to 652; ?fsheepdrovers, 522 ; waterdrawers, 39...

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BUILDING MATERIALS. [RETAIL PRICES IN ADELAIDE.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868

BTTILDING MATERIALS. PRetail Prices in AdeiiAIDE.1 Red deals, 11 x 3, solid, 8d. to 8|d. ; sawing deep-cut, Ofd. ; 9 x 3, solid, 5£d to 6|d ; 9 x 4, solid, 8d to 8id ; sawing deep-cut, 0£d ; 7 x 2J, solid, 4d to 4|d ; 7 x 3, solid, 4|d to 5 Jd -, saw ing deep-cut Old ; tongued and grooved flooring, ox 1|, 2d to 2id; 6x J, l|d ; 6x i, l£d; balk timber, per cubic foot, 4s 6d ; red gum, 12 x 4, Is; 12x3,5d; 9x3. 6fd; 8x3, 6d; 4x3, 3d; best red Singapore cedar, super, 5d ; best Sydney cedar, super, 6^d to 7d ; in logs, super, 5d to 6d; stringybafk, 4 x 3, per 100 feet, 13s ; 4 x 2, lls ; battens, 13s palings, 6ft., per 100, 25s to 35s ; 5ft., 22s to 28s ; posts and rails, 70s ; colonial laths, 3ft., per 1,000, 14s to 15s ; 3ft. 6in., 17s 6d; V.D.L. kths, 3ft., 14s ; 3ft. 6 in., 17s 6d, EngUshilates— Duchesses, 24 x 12, per 1,000, 22? 10s; Countesses, 20 x 10, per 1,000, 167, ladies, 18 x 9, Hi ; 16 x 8, 91 ; freestone, per cubic Joot, 3s to . 3s 6d ; bricks, delivered in town, 35s to 45...

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CLARENDON. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868

CLARENDON. January 13. — Present— Mr. J. 1L Tapley Chairman), Councillors Whyte, Tune, and Wright. .Letter from Mr. G. Pearce, offering services as member of the Central Road Board for 1868.^ From Mr. '. Gibbons, asking Council to have* roads intersecting sections defined, cleared, and made passable for traffic ; deferred. Circular from Central Road Board; in reply Council named Messrs. Everard, . Hallett, Bright, and Kelly as members of said Board for 1868. Dr. W. H. Motherall sent in resigna tion as attendant on destitute. Mr. John Pavy applied for repairs to the Sandhill-road, offering to subscribe £2 ; Overseer to have same done. Mr. Homer applied for road leading to Mount Bold to be cleared, and about frur chains of cutting ; tenders to bfi called for same. Also, for clearing and forming about 30 chains, with a small log bridge, in Eyre's Flat-; for putting in two culverts, and forming and metalling five chains on Kenihan's-road. j for forming and metalling five chains in Hurtl...

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HIGHERCOMBE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868

HIGHERCOMBE. January 13. — Present— Mr. Coulls (Chair man), and Messrs. Kolwes, Thomas, and Klapper. Messrs. Bright, Everard, and Kelly were nominated to the Central Road Board. The Council to point out places for deposit of stone for repairs on Hope Valley-road next -meeting. 0. Newmann paid in £15 subscription towards repairs on road to Water Gully.

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SOUTH AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868

SOUTH AMEKIGA. '' SAHiA, October 11. — irom Johnston, Com ber, & Co.'s Monthly Pernambuco and Bahia Price Current :— Flour receipts have been — on the 25th, Bengal, 1,090 barrels and 130 half -barrels, to dealers ; 3rd instant, Doris, 2,356 barrels, sold at 28,000rs., 10 per cent. 60 days; 6th, Favorite, 2,440 barrels ; 9th, Deux Freres, with 3,300 barrels ; and Union, with 2,915 barrels, all from- Trieste, -and to dealers. Prices are' sure to decline, 'as several more cargoes are expected. .Stock, in allj ' about* £13,000; barrels retailing at 27,O00rs. to 27,500rs.? SSSF & Baron ; 27,500rs. to 28,O00r&- prima ^gualidade ;— and_28^ffl0rs. ±o^2J,00^ra. Tonfaata afia-Panonia. ' ? ' ^ PBENAMB0CO, October 32.— From Johnston,: Pater, i& Go.'s ' Monthly Pernambuco and Bahia -Price; Current : — -Hour arrivals have been, from September 15 to October % from New York, St. Andia, Trieste, Bremen, and Baltimore, 14,168 barrels. : Stocks about 9,000 barrels; aset...

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GLANVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868

GLANVILLE. . January 13; ' — Present — Chairman, Messrs. Stewart, Deslandes, and Hills. Received cir cular from Central Road Board, requesting Council to nominate four persons as members of that Board. * Form was received from Crown Lands Office, requesting statistical return for year ended 30th June, 1867. The Worits Coni miUee reported aU material that can be found belonging to district are four planks, which are deposited in Mr. Stewart's yard. Several accounts passed for payment, amounting to £9 5s. 8d. Several other accounts were con sidered, and deferred until next meeting.

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THE PANAMA MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868

THE PANAMA. MAIL. i Byihe C!oor©ng wenave GrevOie '& Co.'s JExtraordiaary, from which we make the following extr^cis i-1- ' Ihgbricane in the west ikdies. | '|From the Padanut Star and Herald.] I The Itoya! Mail fiteamship Solent [arrived at Aspinwail on the 12th TSovem iber, at 8.15 a.m., bringing mails and pas sengers from Southampton. ; i -Extract from log of Solent :— ** Arrived |at Peter's Island at 9.30 am. 29th Octo- iber, a gale bloisving feom. North ; at 20 mimites past 1 shifted to S.S.E., blowing: a hurricane, lost foremast during same, bowsprit also. Hurricane lasted till 3.30 p.m.,. :then cleared. Saw Boyai MaU steamer Coinray ashore at Bhbde Island, foremast and .boats gone, Royal M^l steamer -Tyrie. at' Tranegar Island, with foremast -and boats gone. On the 30th saw Boyal Mail steamer Rhone on Salt Island, total wreck, 130: lives lost, 25 ?saved. Returned to St. Thomas oa the 31st, found the Royal Mail steamer Wye ia total wreck, 65 souls lost out of 76. [The ...

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ANOTHER GREAT CALAMITY IN ST. THOMAS. DREADFUL EARTHQUAKES. SANTA CRUZ AND TORTOLO ISLANDS ALSO GREATLY DAMAGED. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868

ANOTHER GREAT CALAMITY IN ST. THOMAS. DREADFUL EARTHQUAKES. SANTA CRUZ AND TORTOLO ISLANDS ALSOGREATLY DAMAGED. The ioyal mail steamer Tyne, which arrived at Aspinwail, on the morning of the 26th October, brought the distressing in telligence of another fearful calamity which has befallen the Island of St. Thomas, as also those of Santa Cruz and Tortolo. : FmmtlieColonial Standard, of Kingston, Jamaica, we take the following account of the catastrophe : — . . . . On Monday, the l«th October, the Island of St. Thomas was Ithe scene of a disastrous earthquake, accompanied by a fearful, inroad of the sea, the effects whereof cannot but be of the most serious character, following so. closely, as they did, upon the recent hurricane. ' At about a. quarter before 3 in the afternoon a noise was heard .such as would be produced by a locomotive of immense power under the utmost pres sure, succeeded instantaneously by a visible movement of the entire island, of such force as to make it a matte...

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TORNADO ON THE RIO GRANDE.—GREAT DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY.—LOSS OF MANY LIVES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868

TORNADO ON THE RIO GRANDE.— GREAT ~ DESTRUCTION OF PRO PERTY.— LOSS OF MANY LIVES. The Brownsville Chmrier gives details of an awful hurricane on the Rio Grande, from which it appears that there is not a habitation which has not felt the terrible force of the storm, while the majority of the business houses are in ruins. All the steamers are partially or totally destroyed. The Camargo and Santiago jare sunk, the Col. Benedict, San Roman, Tamaulipas Nos. 1 and 2 have their : upper works and cabins destroyed, the Matamoras drifted down the river and is -now lying at the point wrecked, the Tamaulipas No. 1, although badly ; damaged, is yet able to run. ! Santa Cruz is almost totally destroyed. tNothing is left standing but the house pf I Garibaldi, and that building is badly : damaged. There were 10 persons killed and 20 wounded at Santa Cruz. '? The destruction at Matamoras was still greater than at Brownsville, Whole squares of edifices are mere ruins, and it is estimated that 1,500 ...

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