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POLICE COURT—GAWLER. TUESDAY, JANUARY 14. [Before Mr. R. J. Turner, S.M.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868
POLICE COUBT— GAWLEB. . TUESDAY, JANUABY 14. . [Before Mr. B. J. Turner, S.M.] Cooke v. Evans.— George Jitoans was charged by George Cooke with having on the 7th January violently assaulted and beaten Elizabeth Cooke, the: wife of informant. Plea, not guilty. At the request of Mr. Budall all the witnesses were ordered 'to leave the Court Elizabeth Cooke, wife of complainant, stated — Defendant lives about 50 yards from my house. I saw him on the 7th January, between 5 and 6 o'clock in the evening. My boy went outside and Evans's boy commenced throwing stones. My- boy did so also. Mir. Evans and his .wife chased my bov. I went but to see what was the matter with him, and Evans hit me on the head with, his closed fists. He threw three stones at me also. The first missed, the second and third hit me on 'the back and head; ' I have the: mark of the blow on my head now. I «tand in fear of him, especially when my bus-, band is away. By Mr. Budall — I recollect being here before, but I don...
GLENELG CORPORATION. FRIDAY, JANUARY 10. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868
i&LElJEL-J OORPOBAfeOJSr. ' '?? .'.:.; ... Fbidatj; ,Jakuabt,10. . : Preserit^-Hw Wbrsnip the Mayor ; #Oonncil lors Howard, Whyie, Croak, Davie, Hitchcox, andWigley. The minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed. Bead a letter from the Chairman of the Destitute Board respecting medical attendance on the destitute poor of Glenelg, and recommending the - Council to. no minate Dr. Burton for the present. The Council declined to move in the matter, hoping they would soon get a resident medical man. The Mayor reported that in accordance with the resolution of the Council,, he had seen the Commissioner of Police respecting the removal of the police-constable stationed at Glenelg. and to have a special constable the same to be, under the control of the Council, and that the Commissioner had given his consent subject to the approval of the Chief 'Secretary. The Mayor also stated that he had written to the Chief Secretary respecting the same, and had received an answer to t...
PORT ADELAIDE CORPORATION. FRIDAY. JANUARY 10. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868
PORT ADELAIDE G0EP0RAT1OK - ?- FaiDAT. JAKUABY 10. ! ? Present-^-The . Mayor, Councillors Wald,1 Stone, Leuhrs, Hains, and -Parker. Letter from Mr. B. B. Moore, offering for sale , a set of standard weights and measures and the necessary stamp. ' ' ? ? Letter, signed by several 'shopkeepers in the Gommercial-road, ; requesting permission for greengrocers and other xatepayers of the Port to be allowed to dispose of their stock from Stalls in that street. Consideration deferred. Satuboay, Jaitoabt 11. The hew assessment for the year 1868 allowed and signed. Eesolved' that a rate of one uhiHtBg in the-.pound upon the assessment be made and declared. * .. : ; . ' Corporation adjourned until Friday next. -
MUNICIPAL CORPORATION. MONDAY, JANUARY 13. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868
MUNICIPAL COLORATION. . MONDAT, JaSOABY 13. „ ? Present— HSs Worffi^tiie Jaayor, Conncillors Simms, HOI, \ M;uij-hy, Ihilsford, ''. Winter, Wright,:Bartels, jBtindeyy-ihe-Towii Clark, and Use Uity isnrveyor. .. - : . ? '?'???'-'* .':'-.':=- .'I.- ??v:' '.': BALABIES. / . - '? '. ?'';'???; ' ':^s 'Woeship ^ihtwflasd flie Gbtmtal. Jot iihe 'leave of absence that, had been allqireS him, and stated that a Committee would have to be ' appointed to take into eonsidera^n 1^ salaries of the? ofticera_pf the Corporation for the en suing year. '??'..\. '.; / ';.' -?. ''../-?.'- ?.'.'.'-'~:':'' T*'. r. 1 .''. the CbunST be held at (Z o'cl^lc on Thursday afternoonjiezt,ioT ibe purpose of considering the salaries ;-b| the officers O?3|u© Corporation during the ensairig year. ? ? v ? ? . ?: ? ' #fe. Polsfoed seconded the motion, which 'was carried. ' '! ''- ' ' -? .-^-f ;?-?-;?'??? ^^^j^npira. '' '.;.''. . ', 'Mrl 'WKlGror asked whose duty it was to sfse 4nat ihVresolutions and orders of the Coun...
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. THURSDAY, JANUARY 16. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868
MUNICIPAL OOTJISrCIE. Thubssay, Jasuaby 16. [This meeting was a special meeting of com- - mittee, and our reporters understood that they were not desired at such meetings. lit fact even when we have published reports of: such meetings as supplied to us by a Councillor,, it has led to animadversion afterwards. Wet find, however, that our contemporary the- Register has a report, of which under the cir cumstances we avail ourselves. We should be= glad to be informed whether, in future, repoi+ers: will be admitted to special meetings of thai Council in Committee. 1 A special meeting of the Conncil (in Com mittee) took place on Thursday afternoon, January 16. Present— Hk Worship the Mayor, Councillors Sim ms, Hill, Wright, Winter, Bar teis, ana raisiora. TOWN HALL BUILDINGS. Mr. Wright '(Wright; Woods, & Hamilton) attended and submitted an elevation for the front of the building about to be erected by Mr. -ray in accordance with the design endorsed upon the lease. Approved. A let...
THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868
THE WEATHER. We have conversed with, several old colonists — by which we mean colonists who arrived with or before Governor Hindmarsh — and they all agree that such a continuation as we now hav« of winter weather at midsummer has never~before been equalled— at least, not since white men settled in South Australia. Certainly the climatic phenomena of' the last few months have been extraordinary, and, we regret to say, most unfortunate for the agriculturist. Not only has the rust destroyed one-half, -of bis growing crops, but the most - unusual weather we ~ are now experiencing prevents the^ingather^ ing of the other moiety. In this weather^ there can be neither winnowing nor reap; ing; except at odd times. Heaps of -wheat, reaped in the fine weather, lie on the ground, exposed to the continuous rains; whilst the unreaped portions can not be touched lay the machine, and of course are going worse everyday. Horses, implements, ' and men,' are standing idle ; and everything seems to run ...
SEAMEN'S HOME. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868
SEAMEN'S HOME. A meeting was held on Thursday night at Port Adelaide, to adopt preliminary measures for founding and establishing a Home for Sailors. The; Town Hall was well filled, and much enthusiasm was evinced in support of the movement. Captain Hart and the Hon. Thos, Elder assured the meeting that they would aid the movement with their purses as well as their speeches ; and, taking the meet ing altogether, a good beginning was made. We elsewhere furnish a report of the proceedings.
BANKING STATISTICS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868
BANKING STATISTICS. A document of 'considerable importance in a monetary point of view has just been published, it consists of a comparative statement of the various South Australian Banks, showing the average amounts of their various liabilities, and assets for the two half-years of 1867, as deduced from their weekly statements. In the sub joined tables we have omitted shillings and pencej but, so far as they ameunt in the aggregate to pounds, they are in cluded in the totals at foot. The follow ing is the return : — LiABmriES. I -f 12 lot ' §. E. 5. E B s s- «- 1 O^ w O^ &* CT^ C CT^ © 8: 8:. §: S: S : -6 : S : ^ to fco ?? ?ft S ^5 rf»-O3 tS N- O9 CO 5D «O l-- r--- CO CO Ot 3J ?* ^1,60 ja^-'J^'J* S «S- t» C3ja *&&- pt £. g' OD^O ~CK- -3 O «6 *.lo'«-5 «£) l*k- Ol'-35 3r £. ? i*k.3» w-arjestooteoosoofcaeo ffw. it^-tO tOHONHSOitOOIl-'OH O O .-???? p & O} ' GO *^l I r*^ tt^ ^f^ -^p |£h ^4 i^\ t^ft fQ 2 tf VI =1=3 CSMfcOCJOlOl bOtO SO*3©? ' ? _^ ? a ' to...
NEWS OF DR. LIVINGSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868
NEWS OF DR. LIVTN-GSTONE. The Times of November -26th contains some important information relative to the illustrious African traveller, Dr. Livingstone. Dr. Kirk, writing from Zanzibar, on September 28, says : — .' A Banian trader at Bagamoyo told me three days ago that he had heard a rumor that some white man had been seen at Wemba ; of this lie seemed to have doubt. To-day he brought a pative, whom he introduced, and left alone with me. I entered into conversation, and led him on in an irregular way to give aa account of his Journey, without guiding his imagination by any- leading questions, determining to meet him again and fill in the details. When I dis missed him, after my first conversation, it ap peared that a ship would sail for Bombay im mediately ; and, . not to lose a chance, Mr. Churchill, the consul, to whom I gave the notes, at once sent all to Bombay, with a request that the substance might be telegraphed to. the Foreign office— viz., . that we had now some grounds ...
NEWS OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868
NEWS OF THE WEEK. By the Aldinga we have files from \ Victoria to the 14th instant, New South Wales . 9th, and Tasmania to the 11th instant. . ~ His Excellency has been pleased to appoint Bichard -x. Jay, Esq., of 'Wiilunga, and Alexander Murray, Esq., M.P., of Ooro mandel Valley, to be two of Her' Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the Province of South Australia, and the resignation of W. R. Swan, Esq., as Justice uf the Peace, .has been, accepted. ' ^^ ±iis j&xceJiency has received a despatcn notifying that Her Majesty's power of disal lowance will not be exercised as xegaxds the Scab Act of last session. The boundaries of the Hundreds of Kooringa and Apoinga have been altered by proclamation. Mr. Peter Matthews hag been ap pointed keeper of the ublio Pound, Whitwarta, from the 1st February, vice Smith, resigned. The provisions of the -2nd clause of the Impounding Act, 1858 ; andthe local clauses of the Police Act, 1863, have been extended to the townships of Noarlunga a...
WALLAROO. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868
WALLAROO. IProm tbe Wallaroo Times.] Anthony Hall, Esq., of Port Adelaide, arrived at Moonta on Saturday evening last, and after attending the funeral of his late lamented friend Mr. Kerr, who was buried in the Moonta Cemetery on Sabbath day, last, returned to town in company with bis son by Monday's maiL The funeral was attended by upwards of 500 persons, who. all seemed fully impressed with the solemnity of the occasion. Messrs. Cobb & Co. have sold 150 tons of surplus hay from their stacks at Green's Plains. The Moonta Mines proprietors are the pur chasers of 100 tons, and the Kadina and Wallaroo Bail way and Pier Company the re mainder. The price in both instance s is £2 10s. per, ton in the stack. The cost of cutting and carting will make it equal to £4 per ton de- - livered. ' A small patch of about four acres has been reaped for wheat. The yield is very good, and the grain plump but small. The straw is very slightly touched with the rust. A heavy fall of rain took pla...
MEETING OF THE YUDANAMUTANA COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868
MEETING OF THE YUDANAMU TANA COMPANY. At the half-yearly general meeting of share holders, at the London Tavern, Mr. Henry Mills in the chair, the Manager read the notice convening the meeting. The Chairman stated that the present was not the annual general meeting at' which the Directors submitted a report and balance-sheet, but the half-yearly meeting, held for the purpose of enabling the Directors to give the shareholders such infor mation as they possessed as to the position and prospects of tjie enterprise. ^ They had already Tutnn infrtrmpfi Miaf. t.hn THrfir-.torn were unable to furnish a half-yearly profit and loss account of the -colonial working of the mines and smelt-., ing works, by reason of their not having re ceived the required statement of the colonial assets and liabilities. He referred to the fact that several, important reductions had been effected in the rate of wages, the saving made being something like £2,000 per an num. Reductions had also been made in the c...
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS VICTORIA. Melbourne, January 10. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS, » ? Vtom Messrs. Greville .& Co. (Renter's AgentB) to S. A. Advertiser.'] VICTORIA. Melbourne, January 10. Lenton & Smith's Japanese troupe, continue to draw crowded houses. Wardrpp has been admitted to bail. Offers of £16 for Victorian flour have been refused. Messrs. Greig & Murray sold by auction 4,000 bags Mauritius sugar at an advance of 10s. on last sales. Foot, the ex-M.L.A. for Geelong, charged with fraud, is discharged. Melbourne, January 11. Mr. McCulloch addressed the electors at Cranbourne last night, and spoke for an hour and a half on the subject of the Darling vote. A vote of confidence was passed in him. Three members have been returned unopposed. Eli Jellett, former owner of the race horse Exile, has confessed to having poisoned him. A man named De Shellis has dropped down, dead in Scott's billiard room, to-day. . An experienced maker of gin, from Schiedam, has arrived to-day, per steamer Dandenong, for the Distillery Compan...
NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, January 10. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868
? w — NEW SOUTH WALES. bydney, January 10. McPherson gave notice of motion in the Assembly to-day for the restoration of State aid. to religion. The House adjourned till Monday, when the Govern ment will move that during the remainder of the session the time to be occupied in debates shall be restricted. The Opposi tion will vehemently oppose. Sydney, January 11. The La Hogue has sailed for London with a good number of passengers and a full general cargo. The Bank of New South Wales has reduced the rate of Exchange on London at 60 days' sight to par. Tallow and bides are improving. Sydney, January 16. The Panama mail service is exciting dissatisfaction. A question on the subject will be asked in the House io night. The Liens on Wool and Mortgage on Sheep Bill comes on for the third reading to-day. On Saturday two men, with, crape on their faces, bailed up and robbed the Tamworth mail and pasBengerd. There have been sales of Martell's brandy at 8s. , Breadstuffe nave a downward tende...
POLICE COURT—ADELAIDE. SATURDAY, JANUARY 11. [Before Mr. S. Beddome, P.M.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868
POLICE COURT— ADELAIDE. Saturday, January 11 [Before Mr. S. Beddome, P.M.] Indecent Language. Margaret Walters, charged with using indecent language in Currie- street on the previous evening, was fined 10s. Furious Riding and Assault. — Percy Mit- ford was charged with furiously and carelessly riding in Morphett-street on the previous day, and also with assaulting Police-constable Thos. Scanlan whilst in the execution of his duty In arresting him. Mr. Vardy appeared for the defendant. The constable stated that he was on duty in Morphett-street about 2 p.m. on the 10th instant, and saw the defendant riding very furiously and carelessly round HIndley-street from Morphett- street. Could not stop him then, but about two hours after he rode by again, and on pulling up witness arrested him. The defendant then resisted, and a struggle ensued. Several other &nbsp; witnesses gave corrobarative evidence, and evidence for the defence having been called the defendant was committed for t...
CRAFERS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868
CRAFERS. January 13. — Present — All, except Mr. Mugge. Six tenders received for making 11 chains of road at Bridgewater, William Scudd's accepted, at £28 14s. Letters from Messrs. Brodie and others, requesting repairs near Gwatkins's. To be considered. Letter from Commissioner of Crown Lands, requesting statistical return for year ending 30th June, 1867. Work ordered. Alteration to culvert in &nbsp; Stirling ordered. Receipts, £16 5s. 2d. ; payments, £35.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS. BIRTHS. &nbsp; LYALL.— On the 13th January, at the Pres- byterian Manse, Flinders-street, the wife of the Rev. James Lyall, of a son. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; SMITH.— At Mount Lofty, on the 11th instant, Joanna, wife of R. Barr Smith, of a daughter. BOCKER.— On the 11th January, at Pirie street; Mrs. Hermann Bocker, of a son. &nbsp; PATTEMORE. —On the 11th January, at the Portland Estate, the wife of A. Pattemore, of a daughter. &nbsp; &nbsp; HILL.—On the 11th January, at 148, Rundle &nbsp; &nbsp; street, Mrs. J. D. Hill, of a daughter. NIELD.— On the 11th January, at Blanche- town, the wife of Mr. W. H. Nield, of a son. &nbsp; PETERSWALD. —On the 14th January, at Kent Town, Mrs. Peterswald, of a son. SOLOMON. — On the 15th January, at her &nbsp; residence, Gilles Arcade, Mrs. A. J. Solomon, of son. &nbsp; MARRIED. &nbsp; &nbsp; FI...
ORIGINAL POETRY. THE FALL OF THE TREE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle and Weekly Mail — 18 January 1868
ORIGINAL POETRY. THE FALL OF THE TREE. I sat in deep gloom on a starlight eve To mourn o'er a loved one, whose loss I still grieve ; The sky shed its benison softly around, And the dew-drops lay thick on the verdure- clad ground. But my eyes wandered far past the beautiful scene, Till they fixed on a spot where fell rain had been ; &nbsp; &nbsp; There mangled and torn by the tempest's fierce strength, On the earth a tree-giant had measured its length. It was prone on the bank, all robbed of its pride, For the lightning had scathed it, and, conquered, it died ; And the branches which lately o'ershadow'd the sod &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Were laid low in the dust, or were scattered abroad. I wept for the fall of the beautiful tree ; Yet why was it's ruin affecting to me ! Ah ! it was a reminder of joys that are fled, Once flourishing fair, but now blasted and dead ! It brought a remembrance of life snatched away, In the pride of its bloom, in the mor...