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THE SPIRITUALIST CASE IN ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
THE SPIRITUALIST CASE IN ENGLAND. [From the London Daily Telegraph ot Jan. 29.] At Bow-street Police Court, yesterday, the further examination of Mrs. Susan Wills Fletcher (32), of Gordon-street, Gordon-square, was proceeded with before Mr. Flowers, en the charge of being concerned with her husband, John William Fletcher, in unlawfully obtaining bv means of false nretenoea. in the month of September, 1879, a quantity of -valuable pro perty from Mrs.'Juliet Ann Theodore Heurtley Hart- Davies, with intent to defraud. Mr. St. John Wontner appeared on behalf of the puplic prosecutor, and Mr. S. B. Abrahams watched tbe case in the interest of Mrs. Hart-Davies ; Mr. O. O. Humphreys, Mr. Bichardson, and Mr. Greenfield, solicitors, watched the case for parties interested in the enquiry. Mr. James MoGeary said— I am what is termed a healing doctor, and am known in America ss ' Dr. Mao.' I am now living at 37, Upper Baker-street. I was at the camp meeting in August last, at Montague, Mass. Th...
MAGISTRATES' COURT—STOCKPORT. THURSDAY, APRIL 14. [Before Messrs. G. W. Hawkes, S.M., J. McLachlan, J.P., G. Rhodes, J.P., and R. Harkness, J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
MAGISTRATES' OOURT— BTOCKPORT. Tetjbsday, Afbil 14. [Before Messrs. G. W. Hawkes, S.M., J. MoLaehlan, J.P., G. Rhodes, J.P., and R. Harkness,JJ] ... ? _ . Michael Humtnerston, landlord ot the Hamley Bridge Hotel, was charged by the polioe with having on Maroh 17 neglected to forward to tbe ComrniuioBer of Police a permit whioh he bad obtained for keeping his house open after the alloted hour, also the accompanying fees for the same, within the time specified by the Act. Defendant pleaded guilty, and aaid it was an oversight on his part. Sergeant Rawlinson, who conducted the case, said he did not with to press fora heavy penalty, and the lowest fine 5b. was inflicted with cost*, 15s.
Chess. TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
§\m. TO OOERBSPONTHtNTa EirQUTBBB. — Solutions of problems 595, 'Very fair. Of 588, 'Not much variety, but Terr fair, 8 f 597, ' What would your extra parHou lar solvers say to the quintuple mate in this? I. think little of- it; problemUfa alone know tie extreme difficulty of avoiding doubles. &c_ .in all variations, it is almost impossible. 8 '**», but only because the key move is too evident;'- 568, 'A beautiful strategem, 10 ?? an* all correct. . ? ? iTTimiinii. — Your solutions are right as' usual. S9S, ' The variationB^.though numerous, are not good enough to atone for the trans parency of the key move, If 596, 'An excel lent position, with a spice of originality ;Qb Q R 6 lookomuch like a solution, but is prevented by Q to E.B 3. 10 i' 597, 'An ordinary position, . 6;' 608, 'The Count may have taken five' minutes to compose this, or he may ham- takaa dve hours, the latter is the more likely suppo sition ; 8.' ..-'.'.,.
ACADEMY OF MUSIC. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
ACADEMY OF MUSIC. There -was a moderate' attendance at the Academv of Music, and those present appeared to be pleased with the entertainment. Profeiaor TregBtki's feats ef magic were well performed, especially the banknote illusion, and he wai heartily applauded. Mr. Fred Mordaunt and Mdlle. Gracie were very successful, and Mr. Watty Price's singing and acting seemed to be appreciated by all present.
OUTRAGE IN MADRID. LONDON, April 16. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
OUTRAGE IN MADRID. London, April 16; Telegrams from Madrid are published in the London papers this .morning giving information of an outrage having been committed yesterday in one of the_ large churches of that city. Whilst divine service was being conducted a bomb was thrown into the church by some mis creants. As it was Good Friday there was a large congregation present, but beyond a few trifling injuries caused by the explo sion of the missile no harm resulted. Great consternation was caused in the city when the outrage became generally known.
POLICE COURT—ADELAIDE. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13. [Before Messrs. S. Beddome, P.M., and G. Stylers, and D. Davies, J.P.'s.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
POLICE COURT— ADELAIDE. Wednesday, Apbil 13. [Before Messrs. 8. Beddome, P.M., and G. Styles, and D. Davies, J-P.'a.] ./oftRiHoor/.iaDOrer, was chargea with inde cent assault with intent to commit a rape oa Catherine Lamb, at Adelaide, on Monday, April 11 last. Mr. O. C. Kingston defended. Com mitted for trial, Bail allowed in two sureties of £25, aud himself in £50.
MAGISTRATES' COURT—GEORGETOWN. THURSDAY, APRIL 14. [Before Mr. Edmunds S.M.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
MAGISTRATES'. COURT— GEORGETOWN. XHUBSDAY, APBH, 14. [Before Mr. Edmunds S.H.I Thomas Reid was fined £& and costs, and R. W. Zone was fined £1 and costs on the prosecu tion of Orown Lands Banger Watts, for depas turing cattle on Orown lands in the Hundred ef Yackamoorundie. W. J. Martin was fined Is. and oosta, 20s., for assaulting D. Bristow, at Narridy, on March 16. A witness proved that informant had pro Teked Martin, who in retaliation struck infor mant on the head with his hand. Mr. Bonuar appeared for Bristow.
POLICE COURT—PORT ADELAIDE. TUESDAY, APRIL 18. [Before Mr. B. J. Tamer, S.M.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
POLICE COURT— PORT ADELAIDE. Tuesdat, Apbil lv. [Before Mr. B. J. Turner, S.U.1 Arthur James, laborer, was charged with being a pauper lunatic. Inspector Sullivan . said de fendant was brought to the police-station on the previous Saturday night quite insensible. Dr. GethiBg deposed to having then examined him, and found that he was suffering from softening of the brain. He considered defendant ft fit person for the Lunatio Asylum, and tha 8.M. ordered him to be sent to that institution. Sarah Ann Watts, widow, was charged with stealing a suawi, value aus., trom tne dwelling house of Dr. James Macintosh, at Glanville, on April 13- Catherine Macintosh, wife Of pro secutor, stated that defendant was employed in her house as servant. On the previous Tuesday evening the shawl was hanigng up in the hall'of her house, but on the following morning it was gone. Defendant bad been drunk all the week. On flpur1*^1'^ her room found a large handker chief full of gunpowder (about 5 lbs.) under h...