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GLADSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
GLADSTONE. March 9. — Present — All. Memorial received from ratepayers asking for cutting and metal ing of the approach to Pine Greek crossing ; ?work to be done. Some extra stone to be placed at ford over the Rocky River. Tender for 300 yards of maintenance metal for main road purposes accepted at Ss. 6d. per yard. Payments, £65 12s.
COGLIN. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
COGLIN, JXL&rcb ib.— Present— All except Ur, Alder man. Yongala Council wrote stating that they had decided to pay one-half the cost of repairing boundary road. Government wrote stating that the Treasurer had approved of advance being made to the council of £2,000 out of the loan for construction of roads, Mr. S. G. Harvey and Miss Kate Barrey applied to have public pound opaned at Parnaroo; Miss Barry's application was. granted. Works ordered— Forming and metal ling at section 62, hundred Gumbo wie; repair ing near Kilderry'a ; making crossing between Mrs. Richard8's and Thyer's corner, also form ing and metalling, &c. ; clearing, forming, and metalling on road near Mr. M. Alford's, Goglin, and between section 247 aud 248, hundred of Ooglin, near Mr. Baker's, hundred Oavenagb; forming, metalling, and draining at Nackara railway-station, and also in the township of Dawson and the Mockra Creek on the main road to Petersburg from Dawson. Messrs. E. Palmer, Lambert, and...
CRAFERS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
CRAFERS. March lit.— Present— All except Cf. Hmn. Dr. Henderson to be allowed to make an approach to his residence, Craters. Mr. J. Wickbam asked to have the road repaired near his place, Uraidla; no fund. Work ordered— Repairs divisional-road north, North ward. Payments— General, £113 43. 8d. Layman reported that Mr. Geo. Sitters had exposed a stump by removing some earth from the side of the road without permission, and ia its present state it was dangerous ; stump to be gtubbed by Mr. Sitters. Chairman to arrange with the contractor to supply 50 yarda 2&-insh metal extra between the eighth mile-past and the boundary.
BURRA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
BURR A. March 16.— Special meeting.— Present— Ors. Sandland (chair), Bagg, Klaebe, Barker, Kdli coat, and Rogers. Roads east and soutii of Kooringa examined. Main road to Sod Hat about 20 chains maintenance metal, aud south of Sod Hut about 30 chains. District roads— A portion . of new road at corner of section 2223, Kooringa, arrangements to be made for purchase from Mrs. Camp; and road to Rabbich'a slaughter house to be metalled. Ordinary meeting. — Present— Cra. Sradlaul (chair), Bagg, Barker, Kellock, Kt&ebe, and Rogers. The ranger reported that rabbit notices had been attended to by Messrs. Cockburn and Pearce, and by Mr. Gebhardt ; but Mr. Heggie had not acted as promised, and in the event of non-compliance rabbits to be cleared by council at owner's expense; ranger to inspect frequently. Mr. H. Bo mnan wrote stating that materials could ba taken from his land at the usual rate; and Mr, William Killicoat complaining of his gates being left open on roads rented from cou...
POLICE COURT—ADELAIDE THURSDAY, MARCH 21. [Before Messrss. S. Beddome, P.M., and M. H. Madge.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
POLICE OOUB,T— ATnCT.AlTlW Thobsday, Mabch 21. [Before Messrs. S. Beddome, P.M., and M. H. Madtre.l Hernan Sing was charged by Vudawasew with stealing £LO from him on March 14. Both tbe men were natives of India, and the Bervices of an interpreter were required. - On the morn ing in question the prosecutor, who lived with the defendant, said he left the room which they shared, and on Mb return from his bath missed the money from his pocket. Hernan 'Sing de clared that he knew nothing of the money, and did not take it, He waB committed for trial.
LOCAL COURT—ADELAIDE. THURSDAY, MARCH 14. [Before Mr. W. R. Wigley. S.M.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
LOCAL COURT— ADET.ATTm Thubsdat, Mabch 14, f Before Mr. W. H. Wirf*»v. R.W.l C. ti. Gubb v. G. F. H. Dasisls.— £3 18s. due for calls on 312 shares in the Morning Star South Gold Mining Company. Mr. A. Davies for tbe plaintiff and Mr. Hamp for the de fendant. Defendant besides denying debt alleged that the company mentioned was registered in accordance with the provisions of the Mining Companies Act, 1881. and the Acts amending the same. The official resists* showed that the name of Daniel, the correct name of the defendant, was entered as Daniels, but subsequently altered to the right spelling. Defendant's counsel argued that not the person who held the shares but tbe one whose name appeared on the register should be sued ; that there was no right to alter the register ; that the register was not evidence, as it did not contain certain particulars, such ae the amount, - date, and year. Mr. Davies said this was a clerical error and the plaintiff was identified as the holder. His Wors...
COLONIAL BISHOPS. LONDON, March 21. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
COLONIAL BISHOPS. nflraatt-onr own Oorreroondent.l London, March 21. London Truth comments severely upon the return of colonial bishops to England when preferments are offered them with higher emoluments than were attached to their colonial offices. Truth also urges that the colonies should appoint their own bishops instead of applying to an episcopal committee in London, which, says the writer, is little better than a 'jobbing syndicate.' Truth recommends that the bishoprics of Sydney and Tasmania, now vacant, shcnld be filled by the colonies.
ACCOMMODATION FOR FARM LABORERS. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
ACCOMMODATION FOR FARM LABORERS. 10 THE EDITOB. bir— 1 hope you will find room for a short letter with regard to working men employed on farms, their discomforts, and the harsh way they are treated by their employers. Now the winter ia approaching I hope that some of the farmers will consider what I have to say. With regard to the sleeping apartment in some places it is hardly fit for the oricinal inhabitants to rest in. The farmers will have warm cowhouses and warm pighouses, but they _ do not consider the poor working man, who is out all day with his team, coming home wet to the skin, and with wet feet sometimes. Having no other clothing to enable him to change be has to keep the same clothing on until bedtime ; he cannot dry himself at the fire as all the people of the house are around it. If they would have a men's hut with a fireplace in it it would be very beneficial to the men, and would give them fresh vigor for their next day's work. But, as I have pre viously said, they st...
RIOTS IN HUNGARY. LONDON, March 21. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
RIOTS IN HUNGARY. [From our own Correspondent.] JjONdon, marcu jjjl. The condition of affairs In Hungary continues very unsettled, and matters are assuming a rather serious character. Further rioting took place in Buda-Pesbh yesterday, and disturbances occurred in the streets, In which several members of the executive met with rough treatment. Amongst these were Count Tisza, the President of the Hungarian Council, and several other members of the Ministry, who were assaulted on their way to the Diet. In the Diet itself Beverat scenes took place, and disorder prevailed throughout the sitting. Finally the assistance of the military bad to be employed to reduce the rioters in the city to order.
PREMIER AND TREASURER. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
PREMIER AND TREASURER. TO THE EDirOB, air— will you kindly allow me space to say a few wordB as to the advisability or otherwise of the Premier of a colony under responsible government being at the same time its Trea surer? The duties of the latter official are generally supposed to comprise the forming an estimate for coming expenditure and the keeping a tight and correct hand over the public revennes and accounts, while the former i is looked to for the advancement of the general i prosperity of the country at large. It is ; poesible that these duties may be found ' to claBh when combined in the same : individual? Let us see. Imagine this ; Siamese ? twin ? like potentate murmuring ! (through one pair of lips, as Premier)—' Now, I should like— nay, I fear I ought— to spend \ that £26.000' (or whatever the amount may ; be), 'but if I do ? ' (through the other* pair, : as Treasurer)— ' Good Heavens! what's to ; become ot my surplus ?' From this point i of view, at all events, it wou...
Law Courts. (For other Law Courts see page 12.) SUPREME COURT—CIVIL SITTINGS THURSDAY, MARCH 21. [Before his Honor Mr. Justice Bundey.] CITY OF ADELAIDE LAND AND INVESTMENT COMPANY V. THOMAS BENT. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
^!to €mtrt0. (For other Laic Courts see page 13. i SUPREME COURT— CIVIL S1TTIKGS Thuesdat, mabch 21, [Before Mb Honor Mr. Justice Bundey.] CHI OF ADELAIDE LAND AND INVESIHEXI COMPANY V. THOMAS BENT. This waB a suit to recover £155.000 damages for breach of' agreement to purchase the plaintiff company's premises. Sir John Downer, Q.G., with Mr, J. H. Symon, Q O., and Mr. Nesbit for the plain tiff company ; the Attorney-General (Hon. C. O. Kingston, Q C.) for the guarantors ; and Mr. H. E. Downer, with Messrs. Grundy and Solomon, for the defendant. The hearinc of the case was continued from the previous day, Mr. Downer now opened his defence, and said he desired to protest against the course adopted by the plaintiff company in this case. It was neither according to practice nor to law, nor calculated to advance the ends of justice, On November 20 the plaintiff? filed their plea, asking for a decree for specific performance of the contract to purchase a number of pro perties, amounting...
GENERAL CABLE NEWS. LONDON, March 20. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
GENERAL CABLE NEWS. m (From our own Correspondent.] : . London, March 20. Mr. F.'N. Braddon, Agent-General for Tasmania,- will read a paper descriptive of that colony before the Royal Colonial Institute on Friday, Hay 14. The death la announced at the age of €4 of Sir Thoe. Gladstone, Birfc., of Farque ana isauour v;o., Eoncataine, tne eiaer brother of the Bight Hon. W.E. Glad stone, M.P. A motion has been introduced into the Canadian House of Commons in favor of the establishment of a reciprocal tariff between the Dominion and the United States, The proposal caused considerable dis ?cus&ion, and much warmth of feeling was exhibited. Finally, upon a division, the motion was rejected. London, March 21. A terrible accident occurred to-day on » tramway at Wlgan, in Lancashire. A «team tramcar when rounding a carve overturned, and no less than 20 passengers were killed or injured. The directors of the Mount Macedon Cold Mining Company have declared an interim dividend of 10 per ...
THE CASE OF SELINA COCKING. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
THE CASE OF SELINA COCKING. TO TEE EDITOB. bir— ueing slightly cognisant with the evidence in connection with the case of Selina Cocking, and as one having sympathy for the . oppressed, will you allow me.space for a few remarks? The case is clear to every intel lectual mind. We bave no thought whatever of palliating crimes of thia or any other eort. No : we wish to see the laws nf nnr land a secure refuge for the innocent and a strong fortress against evildoers. Oar learned judge very ably pointed out the treachery in the action of the prisoner. It is equally true that the young man might have received injuries that would remain with him through life, But this is one side of the question only. The hopes of this young woman are not only blighted, but blasted, as far as honorable and legal suc cess in this life is concerned, through this young man's conduct. His position and that of hia victim are widely different. Whilst he .can go where he chooses and has the opportunity of renovati...
LATE EDITION. LATE TELEGRAMS. THE COPPER POSITION. LONDON, March 21. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
LATE EDITION, LATE TELEGRAMS. THE COPPER POSITION. (From our own Oonespondent.1 London. March 2L. A new syndicate has been formed which baa offered to purchase the whole of the stocks of copper held by the Patia eyndi cate at £45 pet ton, conditionally on the principal copper mines a&reeinsr to restrict their output. It is understood that the new syndicate are alao willing to take over the contracts of the old syndicate on modified terms: The total stocks of the Paris Syndicate are estimated at 150,000 tone, bo that the capital required for the purchase is £6,750,000. There has been a slight rise In the price of copper, Chill bars being noff quoted at £41 per ton.
ARE MANAGERS AND DIRECTORS RELIABLE? TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
ARE MANAGERS AND DIRECTORS RELIABLE 1 TO THE EDITOB. Sir— Amongst the mining news in your issue of this morning I notice a statement that Mr. Sylvester Brown intends in future to debar any reporter of the presB from rutting the mineB in which he ia concerned. Now it appears to me, as a heavy loser over Broken Hill mining shares, that it 1b the want of reliable informa tion from an outside source which has been the cauBe of the Ioeb of thousands and thousands of pounds to the general public Through the misleading report of the manager of Block 14 some 12 months ago, and of the managers and directors of many other mines, the public have been heavy losers, whilst the managers and directors have become wealthy at the expense of the deluded investors. Had reliable infor mation from the reporters of the public press been always forthcoming, we should not have been bo misled. At the preeent moment it is the belief of many who are well informed that more credit is to be attached to the pres...
FARMERS AND THE LAND. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
FARMERS AND TEE LAND. TO THE EDITOB. Sir— I see by your papers that a great fuss is made over the farmers with ref erenoe to seed wheat and concessions, I am a colonist of over 50 years. In the early days of the colony there used not to be thia cry of ' What are we poor farmers to do?'' Nor yet the cry of ' Give us more liberal land laws.' I should like to know what can be more liberal. There have been farmers who have had the squatter or stock breeder turned off his run so that thsy may get selections in dry arid localities, and have bid at the Bale as much as £4, £5, and £6 per acre. Even if the land had been first-claes and within the' line of rainfall they would scarcely have been able to pay for it. They have lived some four, five, or six years upon the land, and many only paid the firet instalment, then threw it up, and Borne have bought it back at £1 0s, 6d. per acre and laughed in their sleeve to think how they Bold the Government. A great many call them selves farmers. What...