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PRINCE ALFRED COLLEGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 4 March 1901
PRINCE ALERED COLLEGE. It was a pleasure to be. in the open air on Saturday night, and a large number of people 'attended the continentar on the i'rince Alfred L'ollese erounds. The pro ceeds were in aid of the fund, which is steadily growing, for the erection of a new fence around the grounds. On Saturday night' the building, with its Avide stretch of Avindow frontage, Avas brilliantly illumi nated. The prognunme was contnbufted by the Adelaide Glee Club, under, the direc tion- of Mr. A. ; Walms]ey, and SeWro's btnhg Band. ..The former. .occupied one of tne balconies, ^and their numbers Avere:— Ohoral'. march,.. 'Oomej -merry comrades' (Becker) ; part songs, 'If doughty deeds' iCobbX. and . 'The : drowsy Avcods,' Avith tenor solo by Mr. -J*.' A. Dale; chorus, 'Song ; of . .' the ', Northmen' (Maunder) ; hpmorous glee, 'Jenk's ..vegetable com pound;',', quartet, '?' 'I1. -heard' the bells,'- Messrs.'McNeill, E. Dale; '.?!&.' Hancock, *nd W. T. Prince; 'songs,-: '/Tlie .yeoma...
CHESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 4 March 1901
; caEss: :; 4delaidc-Club v. Metropolitan Club.— Tlie second round of the interoluli matches, arranged by the South' Australian Cbess. Association for this tnimninr Avas: Minnncnced at -Jackman s Cafe on. Saturday evening, March 2, when- the- Adelaide ana Metropclifcm Glubs fought :out; their' second trial of sticngtli. The teams ' engaged ..were 'far from, representing the real strength of the membership iir either of the clubs. The oppressive weather, and various other. impediments, combined, to .battle the, efforts of the two. secretaries - in getting ^'to- gether an' adequate proportion of the' consider able body of members, from %yhich each was en titled to' gather his team, a Only ten -members of the Metropolitan ? Club and nine of the Adelaide took part, -and one .ganie -:.was .forfeited for; .the lattcrclub through a ' nbn'aftendance.' . Mr. -H.. Barrett discharged; the important duties of direc tor of- play*; At tjie call.of- tim'eat 10.JM p:ra. all ejjeept :t-yo 'games had...
THE TENNIS TOURNAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 4 March 1901
THE TENNIS TOURNAMENT. The interest taken in lawn tennis as a pastime, requiring both ? skill -and endurance, is increasing most satisfactorily. ? This fact is shown conclusively by .a comparison of the entries for. the. tournament which was completed on Saturday and' those' for' that of but two years ago. Not only is the number of players greater, but spectators are imicn more numerous than th'ey.-were a few years back. To those who understand the game tennis possesses a special fas cination, and the interest it arouses must be above the ordinary, when it will aecount# for the presence at the ? tournament of the fair' sex day after day in distressing wea ther, such as 'was experienced last -week, with no shelter from the sun but that af forded- by a parasol. 'It was most unfortu: nate that the climatic conditions should have bqen so unfavourable during the whole of the' 'engagement.'4 Saturday was, for the players, the worst day of all, as rain began to fall early in the afternoon,...
RAIN ON THE QUEENSLAND BORDER INNAMINCKA, February 20. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 4 March 1901
; RAIN ON THE QUEENSLAND^ INNAMINCKA. February 20 . Steady soaking rain set m last night, and coritinued at intervals througliout the: night and' all through the day.- Altogether 1 inch Avas registered'. ' 'Itois AYtill give the ieed a start, but we want-mucn more rain; ?to-do any real good, .or before avc can rea- j Kzethat bhe disastfous drought isxbroken up; , The outlook is more promising this year, as rain has already registered 1.45, against .1.75 'for the Ayhole of .. last year. There are indications of further rain. ?' BELTA^TA, February 28.-On Tuesday. 32' points of'rain fejl, and although more. Avould have- been welcome Ave must be thankful tor small mercies.— A fareAvell social 'was tendered to -the Rev. F. W. Wilkinson on WeoWgday eA'ening in the assembly _ hall, which /was' crowded. Dancing was inter spersed Avijh songs' and recitations, and a pleasant everting was spent. Mr. .K. G. Birl; on behalf of the residents, Avished Mr. Wilkinson good-bv and godspeed, the rev. g...
THE COUNTRY. HEAVY STORM AT EUDUNDA. EUDUNDA, March 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 4 March 1901
%OTE COUNTRY H&kW 'STORM' AT EUDUNDA. . ' .; '....-' . 'EnWINnA. Ma-TOh 3. A tremendous cyclonic storm, travelling eastwar^;;on-Saturday .ifternoon caught;the residence; of Mr. C. H. Ivluske, butcher, about- three; miles north of Eudunda. A flash of lightning was followed immediately by thiiiidorj-tprrents of ram, and a hurri cane.i' ' ']£' is ' estimated., that 2 inches . of rain felPin a quarter of an- hour;- , A' gal A-anized Jron roof^was eAtirely torn.'olfiand, tlie sheets of iron Avere blown oyer-the hills and deposited nearly' a mile distant. .The chimney Avas. blown- doArn, furniture ? and ?? putOiouses- Avere; damaged, and^ the AA-ater was knee-deep in a lew minute's.' No-lier: son was injufeiJ:- 'The- storm- passed a little' north of'the'i township, ? otherwise ee vere-losses-Ayould have resulted. . In ,the: township there Ava8 little Avind,.but'_nearly half, an. inch, of rain -fell in ten .minutes. ?Dams and/ tanks avere filled, and the. water was running on the r...
CODLIN MOTH. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 4 March 1901
' CODLIN MOTH. ? ' To the Editor. Sir— I regret-that at the meeting of apple growers at (Jraidla on Tuesday Mr. G. Mar chant, one of the most intelligent, shrewd, and hard-hea'de'd erowers in our community. should -iiaA^e been accorded so little chance of saying his bay upon the question1 before the meeting.. Before the Government take measures -to rescind Wie present moth regu lations I trust . that they .will fully and am ply. prove that. Vhere.. the regulations are properly1 carried out no . good' result has come therefrom. Mr. Marchant put a most practical, question to the assembled growers Ayheri he'asketl if the reriioval of all restric tions Avould increase consumption. Evident ly the query .was unanswerable, and those present Avho ^wanted to have all orchards alike infested raised such an uproar as to diown -Mr. Marchant out. ?? I Avould noAv put the question .in another Avay. If, as. Mr. Stannifqrd-says,'the present price of apples that 'have 'passed 'the inspector is only ...
MR. COPLEY AT PORT ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 4 March 1901
MR. COPLEY AT PORT ADELAIDE. On Friday evening Mx. W. Copley, a can didate for the Federal : Senate, addressed a small meeting in the Fort Adelaide Town Hall. Alderman Movers niesided; Air. Copley claimed- to- have always, taken a deep interest in the formation of thp.Cora rrionwealth -if Australia,* and, because he believed the interests of the State required to be carefully guarded, he offered his ser vices for the Senate. The interests of the smaller States, he took it. would require to be watched more dosely than in the other branch of the- Fedeiul Legislature. South Australia had only seven repiesenta tives, as against 26 for New South Wjles and 23 for Victoria, and it was only through the medium of the Senate that i-he balance of power could be maintained and justice obtained for &el smaller States against the larger. There had been a great deal of talk in the past about the advan: tages that would accrue fr:-m federation — a great deal of it had been of a sentimental ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 4 March 1901
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THE HON. D. M. CHARLESTON AT NORTH ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 4 March 1901
THE HOX. D. M. CHARLESTON AT! NORTH \ADELAr.!.!':. The Hon. D.-M. Charleston, M.L.C.. a candidate for the representation of South Australia in the Federal Senate, addressed the electors in the North Adelaide Insti xuie xiau on «miraay nignt. mere was a good attendance, and Alderman Dovras pre sided. ....... ' ^Mr. Charleston said :— Fellow-citizens— Federation' is now.- accomplished, it is no longer in the sphere of rhetoric- and deto raative eloquence. Its foundations have been 'well and truly laid.' Our business is now to erect-thc-superstructure of Jia tioual greatness 'and4 prosperity. It is for the pepole-to'sij^Yh'aT3esign that super structuie should assume! The four millions whose responsibility and whose privilege it will be to fashion their myn destinies iniis-t remember Ui.it upon their judgment wil! depend not only their own happines, but, to a very great extent, the liaopn'^s of unborn millions. A great deal sutely de pends upon the start we make. Let u$ remember that an...
INSTITUTE OF ACCOUNTANTS IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA (INCORPORATED). [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 4 March 1901
LNSTITUTE OF ACCOUN. TANTS IN SOUTH AUS TRALIA (INCORPORAT ED). 'The annual .meeting of members of the Institute of Accounfetnts was; held at the Imperial /Hotel, King' William street, on Thursday evenine. The president, Mr. W. Xj. JJaiton, presided .over a good attendance. The president, in moving: the adoption of the report and balance sheet, said thera ?were two or 'three matters upon 'which he would like to say a few words.' He wanted briefly to refer to the death of Her most gracious Majesty Queen Victoria, and the proclamation of King Edward Til. On the death of Her Majesty - the council address ed a letter to Lord Tennyson, expressing their sorrow, and giving expressions of loyalty to the King. We are all thankful to have lived in so good and noble a reign as that of Queen Victoria. Every one had reaped an advantage, and he might state that the organization of - accountants com menced in that reign, and that the position the profession now occupied is due to the charter by He...
THE TRANSVAAL CAMPAIGN. CHASING DE WET. EXCITING EXPERIENCES. London, March 2. [Received March 4, 2.45 a.m.] [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 4 March 1901
THE TRANSVAAL CAMPAIGN. CHASING DE WET. . EXCITING EXPERIENCES. ; ' London, March 2. fBY SUBMARINE TELEGRAPH.] [Received March 4, 2.45 a.m.] The ''Times' correspondent at Hope town telegraphs particulars of the ope rations of the British forces who are carrying out Lord Kitchener's instruc tions with the view of 'drawing Gen. Christian De Wet's forces into Cape Colony at'Zand Drift and then driving them into the comparatively burton country around Prieska. The messages are descriptive of the chase up to Feb ruary 23, since which date De Wet and his followers have reached rthe country between Petnisville and Colesterg, sotith of the Orange River. ' The column under Mjr.-Gen. Herbert C. L. Plunier overtook Dp Wet on Feb ruary 17 at a depot westward of the Cape Town and Kimberley Railway. Unfortunately the British general's supplies were exhausted,' and he had to halt on the following day at Paauw Pan, which is situated on the railway a considerable distance south, of the Orange River....
SIR ALFRED MILNER PROCEEDS TO PRETORIA. London, March 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 4 March 1901
SIR ALFRED MILNER PROCEEDS TO PRETORIA. London. March 1. Sir Alfred Milner, British High Com missioner for South Africa, has left Cape Town for Pretoria in order to assume his administrative duties as Governor of the Transvaal and Orange River Colonies. London, March 3. It is believed that the sudden departure of Sir Alfred Milner .for Pretoria- is connected with the negotiations for. surrender which are supposed to be in progress between Gen. Louis Botha, Commander-in-chief of the Trausvaal forces, and Lord Kit chener.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 4 March 1901
Paris €xbibltion,1900. J BRITISH AWARDS. I PEARS ? The ONLY J Grand Prix ! --. * II Toilet Soap ]► Ike Ugtest Award dttlnMr, for a has been awuded to Messrs. 4 in Great Britain for Toilet Soap, d l-iii-«imi-iiiii a ^ HOLDS ITS GROUND. THERE IS TESTIMONY FROM EVERY* WHERE AS WELL AS PORT ADELAIDE. Can this be so?' Is it true? Are the facts as stated? These are the questions tha^ every man and- woman in Adelaide suf fering the tortures of backache asks as they read the published accounts in newspapers about medicines which claim to cure it. Whatever the conclusions arrived at they can't flinch or disprove the following, for it took place in Port Adelaide, and the expe rience is that of a citizen: — Mrs. J. J. Frost, Carlisle-street, GHanville, Port Adelaide, says:— 'I have used Doan'a Backache Kidney Pills for kidney trouble, tn affliction that has cost me a vast amount of trouble for a very long time. This re medy cured me after everything I had tried failed to even give me relief. I...
TRADE AND FINANCE. THE PROGRESS OF LIFE INSURANCE IN AUSTRALASIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 4 March 1901
TRAJDE^AND FINANCE. THE PROGRESS OF LIFE' INSURANCE IN AUS , TRALASLV , From Mr. Ooghlau's 'Seven Colonies of ? Australasia,' containing statistics to the close, of 1899, the 'AuHtralasiiiai and Hank ing Record' for February 19 supplies ;in* tensting particulars relative to- luein Hur-incc in Australasia, it shows' that tf or 1899 the total amount of the policies, with bonus additions, issued by the Australasian societies, together with that- of pdlicfcs is nied by the three large American societies, R-as £111,091,78'.!. -The amount at the close »f 1897 was £102,05!), 791, the increase irj the two years being 19,1)31,991. The prowth of ibe business oi each society ^ ia shown by the following fibres, which are taken from '.he. ''Seven Colonies, of Australasia': — Dee. 31 Dec 31, lSfT. ? ? lb»9. ' Increase. iBEtralhn Mutual . £ , ?£ £ ? Provident. So ciety ? 4?,S00,013 51,313,821 4,453,602 Mutual Life Asso- . ? ' : ciation of Aus tralasia '......- 4,T86,001 5,169,234 382,333 Cily Mutu...
SPORTING. MURRAY BRIDGE RACING CLUB. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 4 March 1901
SPORTING. ? MUKRAY BRIDGE lUOItfG 'CLUB. . ANNUAL' MEETING. The annual meeting of the Murray, Bridge Haeing Club was held in Saturday, March 2, and. although the number of viators from Adelaide was foelow that of nrevious years the attendance was highly satisfactory, and the gathering was eminently successful. The committee had. spared flo'-pains' to make the course as perfect as possible, ,and as a consequence good racing was witnessed. The results, however, were nof altogether palatable to backers of the favourites, as in onlv two instances was the popular-pick successful. Thanks to Mr. V: Cornelius, who wielded the flag, the fields were dis patched on good terms, and he was instru mental in keeping tlie starting of the races irp to the advertised time. ? In the Sw&i- port Handicap he reported Mr. J. Mullins lor having refused to go away from ? die start when 'requested. This was the only incident that brought the stewards to gether, and they marked their disapproba-i tion...
BULLION RETURNS. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 4 March 1901
BULLION RETURNS. Broken Hill South.— week', iiarcn i:— Treated 1,!-79 tons of crude ere, producing 415 tons of first grade concentrates, assaying 63 per cent, lead, 21 oz. silver, and 9 per cent. zinc. Block .10.— Week. Februnrj- ;27:-:-l-]ant treated 3,021 tons crude ore, producing 506 tons concen trates. Campbell's shaft shut down for repairs all the week.
THE PLAGUE. A DEATH IN SYDNEY SYDNEY, March 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 4 March 1901
THE PLAGUE. A DEATH' i^fSYDNhi SYDNEi. Marco 3. ' A, suspicious case ot sickness on board the troopship Antillian, . which arrived irom (Jape/ Town yesterday morning, wa3 report ed to the health authorities, 'lhe vessel was practically in quarantine at tne time be cause ihe had comefrom an infected port, and'she had ta undergo a strict inspection an£ be fumigated iu onler to destroy rats. The authorities considered the.-case of sick ness' sufficiently alarming to orilertlie re moval of the patient, whose name is Olaus Olsen, to the quarantine station at lNorth Head, and- gave instructions for -the Antil lian to-be p.aced.in strict quarantine. The case turned out to-be one oi true plague, and Olsen died to-night. Deceased was a seaman on board the transport, and was first noticed to be unwell on February 27. The Antilinn and her crew will require to undergoe 10 days'' quarantine. . The health authorities regard more serious ly- the case of plague which has .taken place at Pinkeba, in...
BRITISH POLITICS. THE MAIDSTONE ELECTION. London, March 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 4 March 1901
BRITISH POLITICS. THE MAIDSTONE ELECTION*. London, March 2. The polling at the by-electiou for a member of the House of Commons for Maidstone has resulted iu the return of Sir Francis Evans, the Liberal candi date, who secured . 2,375 .votes; as against 2,182 obtained by Mr. Milvain, the ?Conservative nominee. At the general' election Mr. J. Barter, a Liberal, polled 2,201 votes and Mr. F. S W. Corhwallte, the previous' Conservative mem ber,' 2,1153. : Last month 'the' defeated candidate successfully petitioned against the return of Mr. Barker. At the hearing of the case the defendant's counsel admitted that some mea^yho were technically Mr. Barkers agents had been guilty of bribery and corrup tinn ?? ?.. ,