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ST. PATRICK'S DAY IN SYDNEY. Sydney, March 17. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
ST. PATRICK'S DAY IN SYDNEY. Sydney, March 17. The weather for Sfc. Patrick's Day left j nothing to be desired, and the Irish . section of the community took every ad- j vantage of it, turning out in a very large force to. do honor to their, patron saint. After the usual parade of the streets an adjournment was made to the Sir Joseph ! Backs Grounds, Botany, where the custo mary sports and demonstration were held, and proved eminently successful both in regard to the events and the attendance. In the evenining the performance of the patriotic drama, '* Robert Emmet,' drew an overflowing audience at the Standard Theatre. Speaking at a concert given the same evening in connection with the St. Patrick's demonstration Mr. F.B. FreehiU announced that £1,500 had that day been cabled home to the Parnell Indemnity fctnd.
MARINE BOARD. THURSDAY, MARCH 21. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
MARINE BOARD. Thtjbsdat. March 21. Present— The chairman (Mr. J. Formby)r Wardens Legoe, Neill. Smith, McOoy, and the secretary (Mr. T. N, Stephens). The master of the Governor Musgrave re ported that the buoys at Port Broughton had been repaired and placed in order. Tiiere ware 42 buoys at tbat port, marking the windings of the week. The majority of them were much worn in the rings, and several would require renewing in a year's time. The chains were also found in bad order; 20 were renewed, and all the rest had to be repaired. The Port Germein bucy«. aB well as the Gockle Spit buoys and beacon, wer? overhauled and re paired, and various other renuTdtions were effected. Received. The master of the Annie Bow wrote com* plaining of the charges made by the harbor master at Wallaroo for mooring his vessel, and also for reporting his vessel as leaky when he did not even try the pumps. The harbormaster, in reply, stated that he boarded the vessel sob-S distance out while under sail, and ...
NARROW ESCAPE OF A TRAIN. Hobart, March 17. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
NARROW ESCAPB OF A TRAIN. 'Hobart, March 17. As the mail train was near Rbdon bridge Oils morning about 7.15 o'clock, the driver Glendfnon saw an obstruction on the line and whistled. The brakes were put hard down, the train was pulled up, and a large plank was found across the rails on the bridge. It was at first thought that the obstruction had been placed there for the purpose of wrecking the train, but subsequent enquiries proved tbat it must have been carried there by high witda prevailing on the previous evening.
SOCIALISM IN SWITZERLAND. LONDON, March 16. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
SOCIALISM IN SWITZER LAND. rFrom our own GorresDondent.1 London. March 16. A discovery of a most startling nature has been made by the police authorities ? at Zurich, In the Canton Zurich, In Switzerland. Certain information was conveyed to the authorities which led . them to believe that a manufactory of exnloslves had been sacretlv es tablished in the town which supplied the NihiUets and other advanced political societies in Europe. The Information was acted upon with caution, and a care ful search was made for the purpose of verifying It. The result was the'discovery of a secret bomb factory In the town, where the manufacture of 'Infernal machines,' dynamite bombs, and other destructive machines was carried on. From the researches that have since been made It has been found that this factory supplied bombs to the Nihilists In Russia, as well as to political organisations of a similar character In London and Paris.
MISS MARY ANDERSON. LONDON, March 18. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
MISS -MARY ANDERSON. [From our own Correspondent,] iiONTiow. March is. Miss Mary Anderson, lie celebrated American actress, has been seriously III during the past few days, her condition at last advices being precarious. London, March 19. The latest bulletins regarding the health of Miss Mary Anderson, the well-known actress, give most discouraging accounts of her condition. It was stated that tna lady, who has been dangerously ill, was recovering, but It now appears that her . illness has taken the form of a mental malady, and has developed very rapidly into decided Insanity. So pronounced has her Insanity become that MIbb Anderson has, by the orders of her medical advisers, been confined In a private lunatic asylum. The newB regarding one of the most popular and talented actresses on the stage has caused great regret in theatrical and other circles. It la alleged that the malady la due to overwork and excess of study. London, March 20. Owing to the confinement of Miss Mary Anderso...
AFFAIRS IN SERVIA. LONDON, March 18. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
AFFAIRS IN SERVIA. [From our own Correspondent.] IjOhdoh, iOarcn lo. Queen Natalie of Servia was reported : at last advices to be-BtUl determined to , return from Vienna to Belgrade In order to obtain an annulment of her divorce and protect the Interests of the infant king, her son, In this Intention she Is strongly opposed by the ex-King Milan. The Czar also has advised the Queen not to return to Servia, but- to put complete confidence In M. Rlstlch, the Regent,
RIOT IN HUNGARY. LONDON, March 20. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
HIOT IN HUNGARY, ? » fFrom oar own Correspondent. Loniwn, March 20. A setlona disturbance occurred yester day in the Hungarian Diet. A etudeat with a grievance against one of the mem bers, intercepted him as he was entering the House and personally assaulted him. Tie member was armed with a revolver, which he drew and discharged at his assailant, seriously wounding him. The disturbance caused great excitement, and crowds gathered on the spot. A riot shortly ensued, and the services of the military were required to suppress the disorder. ^^^^^^^^^^^
AFFAIRS IN IRELAND. LONDON, March 19. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
AFFAIRS IN IRELAND. i'From ot» awn Oorreanondeni.1 London, March 19. Messrs. William O'Brien, M.P.,andT. Harrington, M.P., who are now under Bentence for inciting tenants to resistance, have declined to avail themselves of the order made by the Statutory Commission . for their release from prison in order to prepare their respective defences against the charges made by the Time.?; They de clined to give the necessary guarantee not to make any attempt at agitation in Ire- ' lud during ihe time they were fiee.
A FATAL BUGGY ACCIDENT. Melbourne, March 19. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
A FATAL BUGGY ACCIDENT. Melbourne, March 19. A. Duggy accident occurred yester day afternoon at Strauhmerton, which resulted in the death of a young lady named Mies Fielding and serious in jar lea to four other occupants of the vehicle, four ladies named Mira Christina Smith, Miss Isabella Smith, Mrs. Comminsr and a babv. and Miss Fielding. They were driving towards the residence of Mr. John CommlDg, of Sbrathmerbon, and just as they arrived at the slip-panel the horse, which was being driven by Miss Fielding, took fright and bolted. After proceeding ashortdiatance tha vehiclecame into contact with a tree and Miss Fielding sustained a fracture of the skull, from which she died in about three hours. Miss Christina Smith received concussion of the brain and has remained unconscious ever since. The infant also sustained concussion of the brain and it is feared will die. The others were badly shaken.
THE MELBOURNE LAND BOOM Melbourne, March 19. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
THE MELBOURNE LAND ROOVT Mfclbonrne, March 19. The burst cf the land boom in Mel bourne Is being followed by many rowdy atd TJEseemly meetings of shareholders in land companies. The height to which the fever had reached waa demonstrated today at a meeting of shareholders of a company which had several members of Parliament on its directorate. Land was bought for over £111,000, but before the sale could come off the market for real estate fell, and after paying several calls the shareholders were still left with a liability of £65,000. Many meetings of this description are beiog held, and the only thing left is for the shareholders to meet the liabilities and wait for a possible reaction.
DARING BURGLARY IN MELBOURNE Melbourne, March 19. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
EARING BURGL1RT IX 1 MKT.ROnRKR Melbourne, March 19. A burglary of a daring character is re ported to have taken place at North Mel bourne early on Monday morning at the residence of a dealer named Gardiner. While the thieves were at work ether waa u&ed to stupefy the Inmates of the house. The men were found in the house, and upon being discovered they cleared out. Chate was given, but the thieves had a horae and oars in readiness and got away. They were not discovered until the house had been thoroughly ransacked and over £30 in money stolen. Tha perpetrators are supposed to be a gang of criminals at tracted to the colony by the Exhibition, who have recently committed many darirg and extensive burglaries.
THE NEW SOUTH WALES MINISTRY. Sydney, March 18. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
THE NEW SOUTH WALES MINKTRY. Sjdney, March 18. The whole of the members of the Ministry, namely — Sir Hy. Parkas (Premier) for St. Leonards, Hon. Wm. McMillan (Treasurer) for East Sydney, Hon. J. H. Carrufchers (Minister of Eda catioi.Hor Canterbury, Hon. BruseSmlch (Minister of Works) for the Glebe, Hon. J. Brnnker (Minister of Lands) for East Maitland, Hon. Sydney Smith (Minister of Mines) for East Macquarie, Hon D. O'Connor (Postmaster General) for Wests Sydney, and the Hon. J. Gould (Minister of Justice) for Patricks Plains, were re turned unopposed to-day. The only speech of importance was that of Mr. Brunker, vrho dealt at length with the provisions cf the proposed amending Land Bill. In his election speech to-day Mr. McMillan, the Treasurer, said that out rageous misrepresentation's concerning the finances had been made, which were cal culated to damage the colony In London. There had been a good deal of talk lately abcut a deficit in the public accounts, bat If the P*rkes Mi...
MANAGERS' REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
MANAGERS' REPORTS. [To ensure the insertion ol reports, whish should be 'oritf and pointed, the copy should be legibly written on one bide of the paper only, and bear tbe signature of the miDing manager cr secretary of tbe company. Letterpress copy cannot be accepted.] Ml'ElXLAT ASD MOUNT \VE0LS(N.T.)X.il. ASSOCIA tios, February 25.— 'At No. 1 shaft no work done since nay taking charge, but at Ho. 2 shaft (ad joinine) work was discontinued alter mnkincr on fpp*. on account of iDflux of water. The ground was well timbered and made secure in every way. The forma tion and general indications are good, and should be continued at this point ; lode will be cut in about 20 feet. Ko. 4 Bhaft sunk 63 feet from top of logging. From this shaft and ground blocked out in 'it about 75 tonB of first and second class ore h58 been raised, out of whish 22 tona i cvrt. of firet-claea galena has been culled and sent to Adelaide, the result of which is already in your hands. There still remains about 50...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
MISCELLANEOUS. The lease of the property ot the New Era G.M. Co., with all the plant thereon, including engines, stacks. Cornish boilers, a battery hoiue, &n engine house, blacksmith's shop, store, and cottage. &c . was offered for Bsle by auction by Mr. J. EL Parr on Wednesday afternoon. There was a email attendance, and poree discussion as to tbe position of the cira pscy in connection with tne eubsidy of £1,000 advanced by the Government took place. It ?was only quite recently that the Cominissioner of Crown Lands learned that tbe mine w»3 about to cpase operations, and actiDg on tha advice of the law officers of the Crown, Mr. Coles decided to take steps which would emu re the fall protection of the interests of the SSate, and this fact led to some argument at the pro posed sale on Wedneeday, Nothing, however, ie likely to ariee out of the dispute, as the only bid received for the whole of the property offered amounted to £300. The auctioneer in timated hia belie...
THE JUNCTION MINE. GREAT IMPROVEMENT. Broken Hill, March 22. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
THE JUNCTION MINE. G3EAT IMPROVEMENT. [By Tel«irr»pb.l Broken Rill, March 22 in connection with the Junction mine tae embargo laid oa the press representatives has rx.f- ben rem-jved; but yasterday, a!; the invitation of Mr, .Sylvester Browne, a reporter fmin the Silver Age visited the underground wotkicge. He reports that at the spat'^hera the lode «pas struck bv the crosscut the vein ?w&s about 18 inches wide, and thence it waa tra-.eti nnvtb wards unlil it lessened to 10 cr 12 -r.c!'-es On Friday evemog the vein was found to he wid-=tfirii?, and after eight hours' work wa? exposed for a ^idia of 5 feet. Sines then tbe. iuiprovcmeiu ha« bten extraordinary, aui veftc-rday aitn-r.non the !--3e could be provsd by a vazh tsistins on tua western side ti be fulls 11 feet -v''ie, with no sign of a wall. Tae hunRir-g-wall has evidently taken a sudden heave westward. Great diasatiaf action is ex pret-etd here owing to the mandate preventing newspapers from obtaining the latest info...
BIG HILL SILVER MINING COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
BIG HILL SILVER MINIS S COM PANY. An extraordinary general meeting of tbe shareholders in the Big Hill Silver Mining Company was held on Friday afternoon j the object being to consider a proposition for the voluntary winding up of the company. There was a good attendance. The Bon. J. G. Ramsay was voted to the chair, and eaid that after doing a lot of work on the claims the result waB such that they could not recommend the shareholders to go on spending their money. The Secretabt read the following report :— ' On SSth November last year directors em § loved Captain Piper, of the Broken Hill outh mine, & practical mining expert, to make a thorough inspection of your property and furnish us with a report as to the prospects, and his opinion as to the future mode of operation on tbe mine. His report was read at your last general meeting, when it was decided that we should go on and further test the lode. This we have done by sinking a further depth of 40 feet and driving 31 fee...
SELLICK'S HILL SILVER MINE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
SELLICK'S HILTi SILVER MINE. The following report has been forwarded to the Commissioner of Grown Lands by the In spector of Mines (Mr. D. D. Hosowarne) on the Sellick*s Hill silver mine :— '- Having this day inspected the claim known as the Sellick's Hill diver mine, in the hundred of Willunga, I respectfully submit the follow ing report:— The strata consists of a crystalline bine limestone, but westward of the workings there are bands of blue clayey slate striking south-Bouth-weBt, and north north east. The work done consists of a shaft 73 feet deep and a drive in the bill 30 feet. In both the country is similar limestone, and at times cavities of gossan iron ore are met with, with veins of calcite in it. About half a mile south of the present workings . there is a large quartette lode ; in this specks of galena can be seen. The little work done consists of three holes about 4 feet deep, but no lead can be seen to follow down. Assays taken by the shareholders from the northern wor...
THE GOLDEN POINT CLAIM. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
TEE GOLDEN POINT CLAtM, The Commissioner of Grown Lands (Hon. J. Coles) has received the following report, dated Much 21, on the Golden Point claim from the Inspector of Mines (Mr. D. D. Rose warne) : — 'On the brow of a low range the principal workings are situated, and they consist of a ehaf 1 60 feet deep and several large excavations. The formation of the ranee is a calcareous clay, elate, and Bandetone. Between the layers veins oi suruerous quartz ana gossan are found, varying in thinh-nmiq from 3 to S inches. In tbe' shaft seven veins are shown laying almost flat, and there aie two, each about 3 inches thick, which cross the beds. The course of the veins are north west and south- eaBt, with a slight dip east. Three or four veins which have been worked in the large excavations yielded returns as follows :— 2 tons crushed at Teetulpa battery yielded 1 oz. per ton ; 2 tons at Eureka battery .14 dwt. per ton; and 10 tons treated at Baliarat School of Mines gave 10 dwt. per ton. (T...
TEATREB GULLY MINE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
TJEATREE GULLY MIKE. The following is the report of Mr. D. D. Kosewarne, the Government Inspector of Mines, on the Teatree Gully silver mine : — ' On the 14th inet. I visited the claim known as the Teatree Gully silver mine. It contains an imTncpna outcrop of ironstone apparently striking north and south. This can be traced fcr two miles, and at various places (including that in which the principal work has been done) it makes large deposits. The ironstone as a whole contains too huge a percentage of silica to use as a flax, but there are bands of excellent, grade. A large excavation fully 100 feet in diameter and 30 feet deep has been opened,, and from the bottom of this a shaft 150 feet 'deep has been sunk; it is of good *ize and well timbered. The lode for mation has changed its underlie twice; for the feat 20 feet it is a compact, ironstone, it is . then thrown oct of tha shaft to the west, and for 30 feet' the ground is a sand drift; it then makes into a firm etone, which conti...