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THE YATALA ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881

THE YATALA ELECTION. A meeting was held at the Virginia Hotel 'Virginia, on Saturday evening, April IS, to hear the views of Mr. David Murray, one of the can didates for the representation of tbe dutriot. Theje was a good attendance. Mr. Laurence .Hewitt, J.P., was chairman. Mr. Mubrat explained his reassns for coming forward as a candidate, and said that having been previously a member of Parliament he should have no apprenticeship to serve like Mr. 'Gilbert, bat could be useful at once. With re ference to a rumor which had reached him that he was a nominee of the North-terrace Olub, he faveitanempbaticdenial. He did not believe tbe club was a political olub at all, and certainly be wbs Dot put forward in any way by the members of it. He was objected to by some people because he was & merchant, bat he did sot think there were likely to be too many met rVi»7it.fl in t Iib House : ba considered a fair sorink liDg of them was desirable, as from their busi areE capacity they co...

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Athletics. THE GO-AS-YOU-PLEASE TOURNAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881

%i\Wm. THE GO-AS-VOU-PLEASE TOURNA MENT. Patrons— His Excellency Sir W. F. D Jeivois and His Worship the Mayor of Ade laide. Committee— Messrs. W. K, Simms E M.Bagot.J.Bamsay, F. Blades. H. Noltenio. B. Hall, J. Allison, H. Eraser, Hf, T. John son, O. H. Brooks, W. Chambers, 3. H. Parr, J. McDonald, A. P. Levi, and Dr. Astles. Judges — MeeerB. Wedlock and Groves. Starter— Mr. W. Harvey. Handicapper— Mr. J.B. Broderick. Manager— Mr. J. Morcom. Secretary— Mr. W. Britten. Foremost in importance as well as in interest amongst the many Eastertide attractions was the great struggle that commenced at 1 o'closk a.m. on Monday in the Exhibition Building, entitled ** Xbe Great Intercolonial Six Days and Might ? Go-as-you-please Tournament.' For the pas~- five or six j ears feats of endurance have boti in America and England superseded feats o: fleetness. Ever since Weston, the American pedestrian, backed up by that indefatigable en thusiast in athletics, Sir J. D. ABtley, com menced walking a...

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No title [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881

At a meeting of the working committea in connection with the Murray memorial fund, held on Friday, April 15,a design for a monumebt furnished by Mr. B. Laycook, Jan., was chosen at a cost of £185, including fixing at Wirrabira. Ir.e committee Have made arrangements to pur chase a piece of land at the corner of Westter race aed Fourth-street. The actual amount of cash received is £172, so that when everything is completed something like £50 more will be required. The committee have, however, pledged themselves to make up any deficiency, and the monument is to be erected at once. Further sub scriptions are yet expeoted,'aBd it is to be hoped the gentlemen who have undertaken to carry oat tbe work will not have to suffer any peon niary loss. The directors of the Salt Creek Petroleum Oil Company having called in an expert to examine and report ob tbeir prospects have received a gratifying report. He-says the samples he has operated on and brought back ap pear to indicate that tbe bore h...

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RIFLE MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881

EIFLE MATCHES. The Norwood Volunteer Bine Club held their annual matches at Glanville on Saturday, ?April 16. The weather waB fine, and some very good scoring was made, Private Tait obtaining the possible at 400 yds. The men were handi capped as well as being divided into three clatsee. Private Tait becomes the holder of the prize of the patron (Mr. E. T. Smith, M.P.), alse tbe first prize in the first olaBS, and Privates Tucker and Meadowcroft obtain the prizes in the second and third classes respectively. Lance- Corporal Murphy becomes the holder of tbe Captain's Cap and Mr. Steiner's trophy, and Lance-Corporal Murphy also takes the wedding ring, which has to be made use of during the twelve months or returned at the next annual matches. The prizes will be exhibited iu Ade laide before being distributed. The distances were 300, 400, 500, and 600 yards, five shots at eath range. FIEST CLASS. Yards— 300. 400. 500. 600. Hdp.iTtl. Corporal Breaker... 13 18 16 11 sor. 58 Private Pringl...

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FORESTERS' ANNUAL PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881

FORESTERS' ANNUAL PIONIO. The annual demonstration and picnio in con nection with the A.O. Foresters took place on 'Baxter Monday, ana passed off with sn-* suc cess as mast have satisfied the most sanguine of the promoters. Early on Monday morning a . number of the members of the city lodges met at the Town Hall and marched in prsseuion to the North-terrace Bail way Station, from whenoe they were conveyed to the Pert. Here they met the members of the Oourts Australian Pride and Concord, and after parading'the Port return 3d to Woodvitle by about half-past 10 o'clock. The grounds of Mr. D. Bower, MP_ adjoining the railway station, which have been used for picnics for many years past, was the Bpot chosen fer re creation purposes, and the weather baing btautif ally fine large nmnbersof people.both from Adelaide and the Port, resorted to the grounds during the day. The committee had issued an attractive programme of sports/ naving offered something like £60 worth of prises, and the oili...

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THE RIFLE ASSOCIATION'S EASTER CAMPAIGN. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881

THB BIFLB ASSOCIATION E4.STKE CAMPAIGN. TBy onr Special iieporter.j Tbe Booth Australian Bifie Association has been in existence now for some time, but with the exception of a railway trip to Balaklavaand Blyth last year there ha* never been anything in connection with it whioh would give tbe membfciB any idea of military camp life. It was therefore propoBed to make an expedition dar ing the Easter holidays, and march through country like a foreign force, and this was notified to the members of the association. A gresfc number, of them, however, were nnable or unwilling to come, and the consequence waa that on Thursday evening, April 14, tbe time fixed for the commencement of the campaign, thirty-two men from the Adelaide No. 1 Oivil Service and Port companies, pat ia au appear ance. Lieut.-Col. Lovely commanded tbe expe dition, and the following officers also went with it:— Captains Hall (aide-de-camp), Carter, and Strother (in charge of tbe oommiasaristj, Lieu tenants Searcy, Wilk...

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ONKAPARINGA RACES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881

ONKAPARINGA 2AO3S. The popular holiday gathering on the O»k p&nk racecourse, whioh took place on Easter Mond.'^ was » great attraction to a large con course of visitors .from Adelaide, ihe brilliant weather and the beautiful drive through ihe hilU allied to a full day's programme offered sufficient inducement for hundreds of holiday seekers to make an early start from the city in every kind of conveyance that could be pressed into service for the occasion. Hill & Oo. ran special coaches, and numerous were the family parties and groups of friends who travelled in cabs besides the owners of private convey ances. The drive up to the racecourse was icofct enjoyable, as the road was com paratively free from dust, an exemption which did not obtain on the homeward journey. The first race was wisely fixed on ths card fur & quarter after the. hour of noonday, and when tie horses came oat to the starting pout there nas a goodly assemblage of spectators present, althoug...

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ODDFELLOWS' SPORTS, CLARE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881

ODDFELLOWS' SPORTS. OLAEB. The annual picnic and sports in connection with the Oddiellows and Foresters' societies took place on .Easter Monday on tbe -grounds eouth of Clare. The weather was beautiful, and ; there was a large attendance from all parts of the district. The entries were numerous and altogether a good day's amusement was pro- : vided. Tbe brass band was in attendance, Mr. Pryor, the leader, having a full complement of his members, rendered some excellent music. Annt Sally and other amusements were patron ifed freely, and the itsc^hs did a good trade. ' Subjoined are particulars of the sports : — ' ' Maiden Plate, 100 yards, 20s., J. Mahnn ; 10f., : F. Whitcomb. Thirteen entries '* 9H| i 250 Yards Handicap Hurdle Kaue, oraT flights S feet 4 inches hurdles, 40s., P. itaschnck; 20s., E. Forrester (scratch.) Mine TbrowiDgThe'dricEet Ball, lOs^P. Aoaonock '; 5s., O. Atfcby. Six entries. Clare Champion, open to the colony, 150 and 250 yard. £6. 3. K. Skipworth; £3, E. Forre...

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ODDFELLOWS' SPORTS, MINLATON. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881

ODDFELLOWS' SPORTS, MTNL4.TON. The Mifilaton Lodge of Oddfellows celebrated their second anniversary by a picnic on Batter Monday. At 10 a.m. the members in regalia assembled at the lodge-room in the Minlaton Hotel, and forming in order of procession, and preceded by their bsnnerand the Waroofaa band, marched to Mr. Hogan's paddock, which was kindly lent for tbe occasion. On arriving at the ground the uiual sports were engaged in. The following are the puticulars of tbe several e rents : — Maidens Fiat Baee, 100 yards.— W. Long 10s. ; A. Watson, 5s. Handicap Flac Hace, 200 yards.— B. Page, 15s. ; A. B.' Watson, 7s. 6d. Handicap Hurdle Bace, 220 yards.— J. Han raban, £0s. ; H. O. Williamson, 10s. Married Oddfellows Handicap Flat Baoe, 100 yards— B Booth. 10s. ; W. Bignell, 5s. Standing High Jump.— 4£ feet, J. Hanrahan, 10s. ; H. O. Williamscn, 5s. Putting the Stones.— B. Booth, 19 feet 11 inches, 10s. ; W.Fitzell, 5s. Handicap Running High Jump. — J. Oovrsner, 4 feet 11 inohes, 10s. ...

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ODDFELLOWS' PICNIC, AUBURN. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881

ODDFELLOWS' PIONIO, AUBURN. Baster Monday was observed as a general holiday at Auburn. The principal attraction was tbe Oddfellows' and Foresters' amalgamated picnic. The weather was all that could be desired for outdoor sports. In the morning the members of the two societies assembled at the town hall, and forming in DrooetBion wenrincr their regalia marched to the picnic grounds at the tenth end of the township, headed by the Snowtown brass band. There was a large attendance of spectators, who appeared to thoroughly enjoy the competition in the various events, whioh in a good many instances was rather keen. A oouple of horse trotting matches were arranged on the ground. ' Mr. Hutohison's horse carried the palm off in the first, and Mr. reier uonnauy-g norse proven successful in tha second match. The half -hour go-as-you-please was a very good contest between Ashton and Watts. Two aboriginals' races caused a good ceal of amusement, and excitement ran high, especially in the«eeond r...

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FRIENDLY SOCIETIES' PICNIC, MOONTA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881

FfilENDLY SOOIEHES' PICNIC, HOONPA. un ouster Monday tne friendly societies ? - ' the sumber of six lodges amalgamated and held j ? picnic at the Agricultural Society's grounds, ?? «nd afterwards a dinner at Host Dawson's : There were represented two adult and two i Juvenile lodges of the Manchester Unity O.O.F one Grand United O.O.F., and one XT.A.O Jfoicsten. The weather was everything which -xrald be desired; the son was not too hot and a line «ool breeze was blowing. At about Boon *he members to. the number oE 156 in fuU xegsiia formed- * procession, and headed *-y a brass hand, -and flags, and ban ned promenaded tie .town. On returning to the -grounds.varions tests of speed, endu rance, and tkill, -were entered into, and the large fathering of members and friends to the number : ol aboutl.000 seemed to thoroughly «Djoy*bemMilv«s. There wero several vendors % £?*££* f0?*0?* 1'ho drora ? Jncritive ttade. The following are particulars of the ??potts : — - 440 Yards flat Baoe.-Five...

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AGRICULTURAL LAND SELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881

AGRICULTURAL LAND SELEC TIONS. Tie following selections were made at tbe Land Office during the week ending Xbussday, April 21, with 10 pti cent, de poeit : — HuLon d Ksiraccorte, County Robe— Sections 846 »t,d 847, SO tc;w, Jaites xViate, of Karra CcoUt, i a i mi; t. Hundred Anna. County Eyra^Septions 251 and 262, 527 acxee, Wilhelm Sfcfeinhert, of St. EittrOreek/Stockwell, farmer.' Hundred -HindrOBrsh, Oonnty Grey— Section 201. 107 acres. Wm: 'Wilson, of Mount Gambier. Hundred MacDdnnell, CountyGrey— Section 664, 146 acres, Paul Keuelbich, of Allandale east.-- ? ?? . '. . -: Hundred ' Wirrega, Comity Buddnghun — Section 311ir. 148 acres, Richard John Penny, of WirTegB,'farmer. Hundred Clinton, County Daly — Section 449e,'84 acres, Robert Gardner, of Clinton, ' storekeeper: ?? ?

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IMPOUNDING NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881

IMPOUNDING NOTICES. [From tbe Government Gazette, April 21.1 YAKYABBIS, A. Schneider.— Whits bul lock, poor, like If near rump, blotch brands near ribs. To be sold May 9. BOOYOOLIB, I. H0L— Bay colt, blind, two bind feet white, star and snip, like 152 off ribs. To fce sold April 23. MAGILL, C. Sharp— Light brown saddle hone, unshod, star in forehead, white nose. l&me near hind foot, fetlock fired, no brands visible. To be aold May 2. KTJLPARA, B. G. Axf ord— Koan mare, with rcan foal at foot, like H over — near shoulder, near bind foot white, light stamp, aged. To be ?old May 16. MOUUT GAMBIER, T. Long-Grey mare, like G near shoulder, fore feet shod. To be cold May 9. LUTTON, H. A. Hamdorf— About one hundred and fifty-nine (159) merino wethers, all like K (red paint) on rump, but some have 2.3 beside* tbe N ; others 2.4 besides the 17 ; all the brands are on the rump, the 2 on some of them is very much blotched, the ear-mark is different; they are full-mouthed, and in good s...

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QUEENSLAND. Brisbane, April 21. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881

? QUEENSLAND. n?rom onr own Garre&DOndfint.l Brisbane, April 21. Horwcod, late reporter on the Telegraph staff, has been committed for trial on a charge of forgery. A boat at Maryborough, containing twenty aboriginals, capsized, and nine were drowned. The rush at Nebo is reported to be good. The Premier is expected to return in the steamer leaving Brindi&i on the 23th.

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COUNTRY TELEGRAMS. GLADSTONE, April 21. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881

COUNTRY TELEGRAMS. rFrom our own Corresnondents.l GLADSTONE. Auril 21. Messrs. Cowan & :Co's mill has stopped work owing to the supplies of wheat being exhausted. | POET PIRIE, April 21. Messrs. Wood and Oliver, with commendable enterprise, have thirty bushels of Defiance wheat on board the PotoBi, whioh is expected about the end of this month. I understand this was the only parcel to be had in the market. WALLAROO, April 21. For the Legislative Council 35 voted at Edith burg, 14 at StanBbury, 34 at Yorketown, 56 at Maitland, 44 at Minlaton, 20 at Aidrossan, 16 at Warooka and Port Victoria, 14 at Kalkabury 10 at Curramnlka, and 83 at Kadina. PORT GEEMBIN, April 21. The election yesterday passed off quietly, and not a very large number of voters attended to exercise their franchise. 1 The weather remains most exceptionally dry. TBLOWIE, April 23. Kineteen voted here for the Assembly elec tion and seven for the Legislative Council. Mr. A. Carmichael, jun., acted as deputy here...

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COLONIAL TELEGRAMS. VICTORIA. Melbourne, April 21. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881

COLONIAL TELEGRAMS. VICTORIA. ('From onr own Correspondent.] Melbourne, April 21. To-day, being the anniversary of tne eight hours sjstem, waB observed as ,a public holiday. The various trades marched through Melbourne to the Friendly Societies' Gardens, -where the usual amusement* wexe provided. Traffic was eusr-ended along the principal streets. Mr tjaxEow, tne scnoounaster at (jienrowan has addressed a letter to Mr. Berry expressing distatisfaction at the amount awarded him by the Police Board. He b totes that since the destruction of the Kelly gang he has 'been sub jected to constant annoyance, and that his life has been threatened by a sympathising gang since his removal to Bailarat. He also states that he has suffered pecuniary loss through his removal. ? ? Captain Baymond has applied to Government for a substantial reward for 'the discovery of phosphorising oats for the destruction of rabbits; but the Bon. Mr. Bichardson, the Minister for Lands, considers that there ate no gr...

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NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, April 21. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881

NEW SOUTH WftT.iRR [From our own Correspondent.! Sjdnev. April 21. Two old beggars while walking along the tramway last night were caught by a tram j one was killed and the other was hart a good deal. The Emerald has Eailed for Marshalls, Bllice, and the Pine Islands, and will return through the Solomon group. The Miranda has sailed for Fiji, and will return by Rotumah. Samoa. and the Friendly Isles. The Cormorant has gone to the Solomon Islands, and the Conflict to the Duke of York Island. The Wolverine is going to New Zealand. The inquest on the man who was killed tbrougb falling from the roof of the tram after a carriage had caught fire bas been adjourned. An -enquiry is being made as to whether wooden break-blocks which are always used, and whioh ai6 frequently catching fire, are advisable for nte. Mr. Hahoney, a builder, of South-road, fell from his hone thii morning and is dangerously ill, suffering from concussion of tne brain. Elisabeth and John Bradford have been com mitted...

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THE GUMERACHA ELECTION. MEETING AT TEATREE GULLY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881

THE GPMERA.CHA. ELECTION. ?MEETING AT TBATBEE GULLY. A meeting of the electors of Gumeracha was 'held at the Teatree Golly Hotel, Teatree Gully, -on Wednesday evening, April 20, jfor the pur jjoet of heaiing tbe candidates I oreleotion to the coming Parliament. There were about eighty tltct&rs present; Mr. W. McFarlane (cbairman cf the Teatree Gully Dutricc Council) presided. Mr. O. Waxsos proposed a vote of *hanlr« to 'he paBt representatives of the district, who, he said, had earnestly endeavored to serve the -electcrs. Mr. W. Dttkh, sen., seconded, and the motion ?was carried with acclamation. Mr. W. Haikbs addressed the meeting, reter ling as on previous occasions to his past aotions «nd the Government policy. Mr. J. Koun6Kvell referred to the business done in the last (session of Farliamsnt and his support and opposition of the Government. Be alluded to the Teatree Gully Water works Bill, and to tbe importance of -3oirg all that was possible to utilise the pipe day whio...

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THE LATE EARL BEACONSFIELD. London, April 21. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881

THE LATE EARL BEACONSFIELD. London, April 21. Mr. Gladstone forwarded a letter to the executors of Earl Beaconsfield, proposing- that the remains of the late nobleman should be publicly interred. The executors have declined the suggestion of the Premier, as Lord Beaconsueld left directions in his will that the ceremony . should be performed with strict simplicity. The will also expresses a desire that the remains be placed beside those of Lady Beaconsfield in the vault at Hughenden.

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MEETING AT HOUGHTON. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881

MEETING AT HOUGHTON. A meeting of the electors of the district of Gumeracba took place at the Travellers' Best Inn, Honghton, on Tuesday evening, April 19, for the purpose of hearing the political views of the three candidates, namely — Messrs. Hainan, Konnseiell, and Tomkinson. Mr. E D. Rosa, M.P., presided, and about sixty electors were present. Messrs. Haines and Kounsevell gave lengthy and detailed statements on many of the leading topics of the day, while Mr. Tom kiEson only monopolised a few mutates. Various questions were put to the candidates and answered. A vote of thanks to the candi dates was proposed and carried unanimously.

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