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THE CONVENT OF MERCY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
TH£ CONVENT OF MERC 7. His Grace Archbishop Reynolds laid the fcuDdatioiiBtoBe of a new wing to the Convent of Mercy in ADgas-street on Tuesday afternoon in tbe prppeuce of a number of the clergy and laity. The building will be a two-story one, tbe grourjd floor consisting of an office 12 x 18, ar,d a community-room 33 x 18. There will ba 12 dotmitories upstairs. The building will h&ve a frontage of 50 feet and a depth of 32 feet, and the architecture will be in harmony with the present building. Mr. E. J. Woods is tbe architect asd Mr, Manning tha con tractor, The ptice is about £900, and the bnildipg is to be completed by the end of May. The ciremouy of blessing the building and lsjing the foundation -stoce having been ac complished, His Gbace paid the building they were about to erect was for tbe purpose of extending the work of the Sisters of Mercy in this diocese. He had no doubt that the majority of those present were thoroughly wall ac quainted with the objects for. w...
STRANGE DEATH OF A SYDNEY HOSPITAL NURSE. VERDICT OF WILFUL MURDER. Sydney, March 8. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
STRANGE DEATH OF A SYDNEY HOSPITAL NURSE. VERDICT OF WILFUL MtTRDER. Sydney, March 8. The adjourned enquiry into the circum stances surrounding the death of the hospital nurse Kate Rellly, who was found dead in the yard of an empty house in Macqnarle street, was resumed today. Dxs. Miiford and Sinclair repeated their evidence as to the cause of death which the post mortem examination had proved was due to malpractices resulting In mis carriage. Besides wounds on tha utaras there were also wounds on the head aad face, and they were positive that the deceased could not have walked any dis tance after the injuries had been inflicted. Geo. Bray, a wardsman at the C&llan Park Aeylom, admitted that he had baen keep ir g company with the deceased, bat he was unaware of her condition. Letters which bad passed between him and Reilly were read, which went to show that there was some doubt as to Bray's latter assertion. It transpired amongst other evidence that a Dr. Smith lived next d...
CATHOLIC PICNIC AT MARRABEL. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
CATHOLIC PICNIC AT MA.RttA.BSL. A Catholic picnic was held on Thursday, March 7, in the paddock adjoining the Ramm Catholic Church at Marrabel. The ground ia very suitable for the purpose, being beautifully situated, and the booths and winning-post bemg in an elevated position the spectators had an excellent view of the various contests. The weather was delightful. Owing to several eports having been held in the vicinity lately the attendance was not so large as it otherwise would have been ; but still it was estimated that there were at least 300 persons on the ground, and all seemed to thoroughly enjoy i&tmBdves. Messrs. Wm. Harris ana ti. JUl derry were the jodges, and gave general satis faction. Mr. John O'Dea, jun., officiated in tfce capacities of secretary and starter 'to the pedefitrian sports, aud he discharged h-6 duties in an impartial and efficient manner. Prominent amongst the committee were Messrs. P. ana J. O'Brien. P. Hodgin, Moylan, and McNamarra, and severa...
EXTRAORDINARY OCCURRENCE AT SEA. A SHIP NEARLY WRECKED BY A WATERSPOUT. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
EXTRAORDINARY OCCURRENCE AT SEA. A SHIP NEARLY WRECKED BY A WATERSPOUT. Tbe American three masted schooner, Nellie 5.T. Slade, which arrived at Melbourne on Wednesday from BoBton, had a remarkably narrow etcape from being lost during the vojage, and the circumstances connected with tbe incident are of so rare a character aa to be woitby of being recorded. The Nellie M. Slade (tays the Age) it may be premised, is a fetrcng yet handsome looking vessel of 540 tons register, and left Boston with a fall cargo of miscellaneous merchandise for Met bcurce on 6th July, In September last news reached here that she bad been dismasted in a fcunicatte, and had put into Bermuda for re damage was reported in Melbourne- From Captain F«riera, the commander of the vessel, we have gleaned the following particulars of - tbe occurrence :— On leaviDg Boston the Nellie \ M. Slade experiet-.^- triable winds until } reaching 044 N. and 29SS W.t on August 16, I when tbe wind died away altogether and j the ve...
4 BRAVE SISTER. Melbonrne, March 10. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
A. BRAVE SISTER. Melbourne, March 10. A terrible catastrophe occurred in the neighborhood of MountMooroopyla, in the Creswick district, on Saturday. A cottage occupied by a miner named South caught fire, and two of his stepchildren were burned to death. The inmates were awakened eai-ly on Friday morning bo find the place in flames, and Margaret Tobcmey, South's stepdaughter, aged 21 vears. bravely rescued three of the children. In trying to save a fourth, a brother aged 7 years, she became, insensible, and both were burned to death. One of the children, aged 12 yeare, was badly burned before he waa rescued by hia brave sister.
A MOTHER AND DAUGHTER BURNED. Melbonrne, March 13. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
A MOTHEK AND DAUGHTER BURNED. Melbourne, March 13. A shod ins fatality has occurred at Fj ais's CreekT near Stawell A little girl, aged seven, the daughter of Joseph Picker ir -*, a farmer, whiie gathering sticks in a paddock let her dress come in contact with some bnining cirders, and was 'imme- diately enveloped In names. Her mother ran to her assistance, and endeavored to extinguish the names by wrapping her in her own clothing. The effort was un availing, and the mother's clothes caught fire alao. Both are terribly barned. The girl is dying, and the mother la in a. criti cal condition.
UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS. The results of the preliminary examination held at the Adelaide University on March 12 were announced on Friday. Thirty-six candi dates presented themselves and 10 passed. The following list gives the names of the successful candidates : — Flora Louiea Blaekwell, Advanced School Dorothea Elice Bosch, private .tuition. J .hn Henry Downer, private, tuition. [ Charles Perry Forwood, Prince Alfred Col lege. Edith Esther Frankenbetg, Advanced School for ^irls. Cuver Xieitcb, Prince Alfred College. Heimine A. EL Losaael, Unley Park School. James Stanley Malpas, Prince Alfred Col lege. Henry ErneBt Swan, Port Adelaide State School. Jack McNeil Walker, Prince Alfred Col lege. _„__„«»«»?»—.
SEW SOUTH WaLES FINANCES. Sidney, March 8. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
NEW SOUTH WaLES FINANCES. JSvdnev. March 8. Dnrlrg a speech delivered by BIr. Garvan in the Assembly at an early hour this morning when supply waa under con sideration, tonchlBg upMi the statements recently made by him in connection with the finances of the colony he said that Mr. Furns, the Treasurer In ths lata Parkes Ministry, had estimated that the deficit on December 31, 1S83, would be £2,302,892. After reading correapon dence showing that the figuies had been thoroughly checked by outsiders and the Treasury officers, he read a statement cf the deficit account of 1888 and the previous years, showing its position on January 31, 1889. The debit side was sb follows : — Amount of the debit to consolidated revenue on December 31, 1888, £1,668,714 18s. Id.; amount of payments on account of - outstanding liabilities on January 31, 1889, £993 887 15s. ; total, £2,905,591 10s. 2d The credits reduced this to the sum cf £2.676,679 13a. 10d., which waa tha deficit for 1888 and the previous...
EIGHT HOURS PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
EIGHT HOURS PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION. The annual meeting of the Eight Hours Pro tective Association was held at the Bristol Tavern on Thursday evening. There was a large attendance, presided over by Mr. L. H. Beiens, Messrs. J. H. Wright, A. A. Kirk patrick, and S. Tattersall were elected to repre *tnt the association on tbe Trades and Labor Council. The annual report stated that the association was established 13 months ago to enable all workers to take united action to extend and maintain the eight hours principle. Meetings had been held, at which instructive papers bad been read, and a branch had been opened at the Port, It was suggested that tbstiks were accorded to the Hons. Dr. Magarey, 11LC, and G. W. Cotton, M.L.C., aEd Mr, W. E. Mat tinson, M P., for assistance given by them towards the movement. The long | horns of thecrardeners employed at the Botanic | Gardeos, acd journeymen butchers, and the ? Chinese question, bad been dealt with, and ; generally the c-ucceas that had a...
AFFAIRS IN SAMOA. Sydney, March 8. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
AFFAIRS IN SAMOA. Sydney, March 8. Advices to-day from Samoa, by the Aia mtda Bhow that a lull has taken place in connection with tha native war, no farther fighting having taken place. Both parties, however, are still under arms «nd awaiting developments. Another German man-of-warEman died from his wounds, and two from fever. Sickness is vary prevalent, especially amongst the sailora of the various warships, of which there are now three German, two American, and -one English In Samoan waters. There is a growing clamor amongst the natives in favor of the English &« Tip-ring Samoa. Sydney, March 13. The Lubeck arrived to-day from Samoa. No further developments have taken place In connection with the native war. Both parties are still lying on their arms, awaiting another outbreak. The recall of the American Consul (Sfiwall) is con firmed. The American authorities hara seen the necessity of issuing a .proclama tion against supplying the natives with strong drink. Maiaffa's par...
COMPTOIR DESCOMPTE DE PARIS LONDON, March 8. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
COMPTOIR D'ESCOMPTE DE PAEIS (From gux own OorresDoadaat] London, Marc a 8. The news that the chief manager of the Comptoir D'Escompte de Paris had com mitted suicide through mental depression consequent on the threatened collapse of the copper syndicate caused a heavy ran on the hank by timid depositors. Tha authorities gave the fullest assurances of the stability of the institution, hat they were.fora long time unable to allay the excitement, rtioosanas were m ana oat of the offices all day, their demands for the retcrn of their deposits being promptly met -with the assistance of other baaka. Altogether £2,000,000 sterling is stated to have been paid away. Owing to the ran on the Comptolr D'Escompte de Paris, caused by the eoiclde of the chief manager, the resources of the institution have been subjected to a strain of extraordinary severity. The Government came to the relief of the bank by advancing 100 million francs, and as all demands for the return of deposits have been met t...
BANQUET TO MR. PARNELL. LONDON, March 9. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
BANQUET TO MR. PARNELL. fFrom our own Correspondent ) London. March 9. A banquet haB been given to Mr. Parnell at the Eighty Club by members of the Liberal party in honor of his ac quittal on the charges brought against . him by the Times, founded on the forged letters. Earl Spencer, who presided, said. Mr. Parnell had presented an unexampled spectacle of cruel slanders borne with dignity and patience. He charged the Government with complicity in the un warranted persecution to which the leader of the Irish Nationalists had been subjected. Earl Bosebery, who also spoke, warmly endorsed the remarks of the chairman, and congratulated Mr. Parnell on tha confusion of hla enemies. Mr. Parnell met with a grand recep tion, the cheering as he rose to reply being long and enthusiastic He declared that England and Ireland's destinies were Indiisolnbly-entwlnea, and predicted Jha early triumph of the Home Rule move*. ; . menr, the success of which wonld ensure a perjainient onion aatfaBwtory, ...
THE DUG D'AUMALE. LONDON, March 9. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
THE DUC D'AUMALE. m ? fFrrrm nnr own Corresnondent.? London, March 9. The Due D'Aumale, the fourth son of Louis Philippe, who left Franca when the Expulsion BUI was passed two or three years ago, having been at the same time struck off the roll of the French army by General Boulanger, then Minister ol War,. Is returning to France. A resolution has been carried by tha Chamber of Deputies approving of the re turn of the Due D'Aumale to France.
THE CRISIS IN SERVIA. LONDON, March 8 [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
THE CRISIS IN SERVIA, [From our own Correspondent,! London. March 8 M. Jovan Ristlch, the newly-appointed regent in Servia,. has sanctioned the formation of a Radical Cabinet). Effect Is thus given to the voice of the electors, who by a considerable majority at the ?elections for the Skuptschlna last De- ' cember voted for the Radicals and for the abolition of Crown nominations to the electoral branch of the Legislature, whereby the Conservatives were assured of a permanent majority In the Chambers, Bistich Is a firm pro-Russian, and his admission of the Radical leaders, who are notorious Russophiles, to his counsels has given umbrage to Austria, which claims to exercise what amounts to an informal suzerainty over Servia. A manifesto has been issued by M. Jovan Ristich, the newly-appointed regent in Servia. It asserts that recent events have not changed the attitude of the Ser vian Government towards other nations. The existing relations with other Powers are undisturbed, and under ...
THE MURDER AT BRADFORD. LONDON, March 11. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
THE MURDER AT BRAD FORD, m [From out own Correspondent.! London, March 11. The trial of William Barrett, a milk man, on a charge of having murdered and mutilated the boy. John, GUI, aged 8 years, at Bradford, on. December 29, came on for hearing before the Higher Court to day. Barrett was committed by Mr. Hntchlnson, the coroner for Bradford, on February 4, to take his trial at the Spring- Assizes In the North-eastern Circuit, which have now opened. All the evidence which had' been obtained against him by the poUce was brought forward yesterday, but: the jury brought in a verdict of *' not guilty,' and Barrett was acquitted.
THE SAMOAN QUESTION. LONDON, March 9. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
THE SAMOAN QUESTION. fFrom one own GorresDondent.l London. March 9. The truth of the rumor which has been circulated recently that a conflict had taken place between the German and American warships at Samoa has been denied by the Hon. S. Bayard, Secretary of State for the Uaifced States Govern ment. London, March 1L The conference in Berlin between Ger many and the United States on the con oition of affairs in aamoa, for which ar rangements were made last month, has been deferred until the arrival of Mr. J. A. Kassoz),who is about to resume the post of American Minister to Germany, in which four years ago he was relieved by Mr. George H. Pendleton. Mr. Kasson, therefore, and not Mr. Pendleton, will, it is understood, preside over the conference. Mr. R. L. Stevenson, author of ' Trea sure Island,' and other novels, has written to the Times on the subject of Samoa, which islands he visited during Ms Pacific yachting cruise. He denounces the German authorities in Samoa, especially Her...
THE QUEEN'S FUND. Sydney, March 13. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
THE QUEEN'S FUtfD. Sydney, March 13. A meeting of the general committee of the Queen's fund, at which Lord Car ring ton presided, was held to-day to re ceive the report of the executive committee, acd to consider the draft Bill aud. by-la wa for investing and administering the fund. The subscriptions (and the interest which sad accrued on them) received to date amounted to £10,370, and to this is to be added £5,885, the proceeds of the women's exhibition, making a total of £16,006, of which £16,000 is on fixed WCpUOlU LfOCU.UJg UIWIODU CbU *J fJDl. WU.U* 1.UO draft Bill, which was adepted, provides that the fund shall be known as the rQueen's jubilee fund for the relief of dis tressed woman in New South Wales, and shall form a permanent endowment fuad for such purpose, the management to ba controlled fay a council of 25 women, with three trustees.
A HOME RULE DELEGATE AT SYDNEY. Sydney, Match 13. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
A EOME RULE DELEGATE AT SYDJSEY. Sydney, Match 13, Mr. John Deasy, M. P , one of the Home Hule delegates cent oat by 31 r. Pamell to Australia, arrived overland from Melbourne to-day. A number of pentlemen connected with the local Irish [National League, together with several supporters of the Home Rule movement, tad arr&Dged to meet and welcome him at trie Redfern rail way-station, bat throngh some misunderstanding he Iefo - the train unnoticed. Later in the day Mr. Deaey was captured and taken to the Town Hall, where he was introduced by Mr. F. B. Freehill, the presi dent of the Irish National League, in Sydney, and to the mayor (Mr. Joan Harris), who extended a moat cordial re eejikon to the visitor. Me. Harris said he recognised the important mission which had brought Mr. Deasy to Australia, and hoped that he would give & good report of the colonies, and that his observations would induce him and others of his coun trymen to come amongst the colonists. Mr. Deasy,...
THE VICTORIAN ELECTIONS. Melbourne, March 12. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
THE VICTORIAN ELECTIONS. Melbourne, March 12. A meeting of Liberals waa held at Malvern to- day, when Mr. James Molon^y, solicitor, waa elected to oppose .the Premier for the eastern suburbs. Disgraceful proceedings occo^red to Eieht in the North Melbourne town Hull during, an address to the electors by Dr. Boge. A. disturbance toofe-plajce through Dr.. Eose referring to i'ne fact that a com mittee cf women vera working to secace his defeat, aod he was hooted and called all sorts -oi names. The platform was i nearly reeked, the reportere having to tfcke refuge oa the platform, snd a froa fight -occurred on the fiocr between Dr. Hoee'fi supporters and his opponents After attempting to make a speech he beat a precipitate retreat, and tha meet ing broke up.