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DISSATISFACTION IN GREECE. ATHENS, April 16. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
DISSATISFACTION IN GREECE. Athens, April 16. .. The acceptance of the proposals of Turkey relative to the new frontier line have excited a considerable amount of hostile comment throughout this country. The opposition party in Parliament have spoken strongly against tbe Government, and the leaders have formally repudiated any action in accepting the Turkish terms. /-wjj The popular agitation against the recent decision of the Government to accept the last proposals of Turkey fora new frontier line is steadily spreading. Agreat meeting was held ts-day, at which the-conduct of the Government [was strongly denounced, and a resolution was passed confirming tbe parliamentary opposition and repudiating the action of the Ministry.
MELON CULTURE IN AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
MELON CULTURE IN AMERICA. Missouri boasts of possessing one of the largest and most productive melon patches in the United States. It is situated on the borders of Scott and Mississippi counties, and equals if it does not exceed is size and adaptation of soil and climate the famous melon patches of Georgia, Indiana, and the eastern shore of Maryland. The St. Louis Sepvblicen describes it as a tract of sandy prairie, four miles wide and ten miles long, with a thin, warm soil, just adapted to the cultivation of the melon, and such melons as are raised nowhere else in that region. There is much richer and deeper soil all around there, but it is not adapted to melon culture. This land Is capable of producing 1,000 melons to the acre. At a place called Diehlstadt, in Scott County, there wete shipped the past season 439 car loads of 1,000 to the car, and Bertrand, in Mis sissippi County, shipped 180 car loads, mostly to Chicago. The melon county was visited by 25 commission mer chants fro...
NOTES FROM THE ENGLISH PAPERS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
NOTES FROM THE ENGLISH PAPERS. The Garden issues for February 19 and February 26 respectively contain plates of two varieties of Clethra, known as Nocth American Alders. The Clethras are ex tremely handsome flowering plants, but valuable only where a cool and moist posi tion is available. With the Rhododendron and Azalea they would grow to perfection. Delphinium caxdinale is the subject of the other plate. ' It is perfectly distinct from D. nudicaule, to which it is closely allied, being a taller plant, in which feature it agrees with the variety elatius. It differs, however, from all the forms of D. nudicaule in the shape and color of its flower, which is more open and rather larger, of a brighter scarlet with a decided yellow centre, The foliage is also larger and more deeply cleft, usually nearly to the base. As affording an easy means of identifying this species in its very earliest stages of growth, it may also be stated that when germinating the seed invariably produces distin...
GREECE AND TURKEY. LONDON, April 16. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
GREECE AND TURKEY. London, April 16. Great dissatisfaction exists in Athens, and throughout Greece, at the result of ' the recent conference respecting the line of frontier between Greece and Turkey. The King of Greece made a speech yesterday in which, referring to the new frontier, he stated that the decisions arrived at were not acceptaoie to ms Uovernment, and that the whole subject would have to be recon sidered. The King also took the oppor tunity of expressing strong disapproval of the course pursued by the Great Powers, and abused them for having acted in a manner 'which he regarded as insulting to the Greek nation.
FISHERIES EXHIBITION. LONDON, April 18. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
FISHERIES EXHIBITION. London, April 18, The National Fisheries Exhibition at Norwich, for which extensive preparations have been in progress for some time, was opened to-day by their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales. Earl Spencer, the' Earl of Kimberley, and the Right Hon. A. J . Mundella were present . as representatives of Her Majesty s Govern ment, and an immense crowd Assembled to witness' the proceedings. The exhibition is to be open for about a month, and in con nection therewith Professor Huxley, in his new capacity of inspector of fisheries, will give a popular lecture on '? Herrings.''
[AUSTRALIAN JOCKEY CLUB.—RANDWICK AUTUMN MEETING.] Sidney, April 20. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
CAUBTPATT*TT JOCKEY CLUB— BAND- WIOK AUTUMN MEETING. [By Telegraph.] [From one own Correspondent.] Sydney, April 20. The Cop day at Bandwick opened under the most anrpicions cironmstonces, the weather being delightful. His Excellency the Governor and suite were present, and before the first raoa the attendance numbered upwards of 10,000 The tramwavs were largely patronised, and the ears were worked In the xm»t satisfactory maimei.* THE FI.TQIG HANDICAP. A handicap of 100 sovs. Three-quarters of a mile. ccmertet ? 1 BapidBay ? 2 Kildare ? — 3 Seventeen other starters. Betting— 6 to 1 Somerset, 8 to 1 Oourtenay, 7 to 1 Bapid Bay, 8 to 1 against anything else. Several false starts were made before they got away, and then Units Bob was left behind. Bob Sawyer with Conrtenay andStella made the running together, the first named showing a little in advance, Somerset being in a, good position. Doming into tbe straight Somerset rased, passed the leading boreep, and soon bad a clean length be...
KENSINGTON PARK RACES. Melbourne, April 19. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
KENSINGTON PARE BAOB9. fByTeIegraph.1 IFrora on own ComsDsndent.1 . Melbourne, April 19. The Kensington Park cases, postponed team Saturday, were held today, for the Hurdle Base there were five starters, and the event was won 'by Crab, 9 St.; Idllydale, 10 et., second; Nelly Calling, 9 st. 7 lbs., Ithird. Paddy, 7 st. 4 lbs., won the Galloway Handicap, five starters. The Steeplechase was won by Wiften, 9 at 7 lbs ; -Ponjee, 11 st. 18 lbs , second. Haidee of the Bills, 7 st. 2 lbs., won the April Handicap, Lillydaleand Zillah running a dead liest for second plaoe. The following are the Melbourne general ' entries for the annual meeting of the Adelaide SsoingOIub:— Trial Handicap.— Blae Bibbon, £ohinoer,£ritsnnia, Belladrum, Spanish lady, Beeult. Park Handicap. — Blue Bibbon, Kohi near, Beadaman, Britannia. BeUadrom, Lothair, Spanish lady, Result. May Handicap. — Blue Bibbon, Belladrum, Britannia, Progress, Odd Trick, Lothair. Beadsman. City Handicap. — Bine Bibbon, Belladram, Savanak...
Music and the Drama THEATRE ROYAL. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
IpskmHfjje grama THEATRE ROYAL. One of the most effective dramas ever placed on the colonial stage was presented at the Theatre Koyal on Saturday nighe under tbe titl-j ot ' The Turn of the Tide.' Mr. V. C. Barniul, the author, u well-known tor hU ' Hipp; Thoughts' in London Punch, and the oomsdy drama under notice is a clever adaptation by him of ' The MoralB oE May fair,' a novel written by Mrs. A. li. Edwards. No pauis have been spared by the management at the Koyal to pro duce tbe play in a style that would do credit to the beit theatre in London, and for a week or , two past tbe tn&gic pencil of Mr. Gordon has ' been engaged upon the new and picturesque ececcry. The opening scene, a view ia Weitern Brittany, is a lovely piece or landscape painting, with those diBtant atmoa jiheiic effects in which Gordon bo muohezosla, Bud a foreground showing the old chateau in «bi;:h Mr. Aesbeton, a valetudinarian, has taken up Lib temporary abode. Marguerite, hia daughter (Miss Stamm...
STORIES OF ART AND ARTISTS. CALLIMACHUS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
STOETES OF AJRT AND ARTISTS. [By C. E. Clement.] cvL-LrvTACirrrs. There are many of tbe ancient artists of -whom very little is known, but that little is so interesting that it ie well worth the tell ing'. Such a one is Callimacaus, who is f aid to have invented the Corinthian capital, 'which is so beautiful in architecture. The time -when Callimachus lived cannot be given more nearly than by saying that it must have been between 550 and 396 B.C. The story runs that a young girl died at Corinth, and her rraree, following1 the usual custom, placed on her grave a basket which contained the food that the girl had liked beBt. It happened that the basket was placed upon an acanthus, and the leaves of the plant grew up around the basket, and wtre so graceful, thus holding it in their midst, that Callimachas, who saw it, U3ed t as & design for the capitals of pillars, and the name of Corinthian was given to it. It IB also said, by some ancient writers, that Callimachus invented a l...
MESSRS. MARSHALL & SON'S SACKED CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
MESSRS. MARSHALL & SON'S SACRED CONCERT. On Good Friday night a grand eacred concert was given in the Town Hall under the auspices ot Messrs. S. Marshall & Sons, the well-known music publishers, of Bundle-street. It will be lecollected that on Christmas night last Mons. J. Meilhsn inaugurated his beautiful Solemn Mass, but owing to various unavoidable causes j. either the orchestra nor chorus were on that occasion up to concert pitob, and it was a gene i ally expressed desire that several portion j of l his fine composition might be repeated uuder more favorable circumstances. Accordingly trtacgements were made by Messrs. Marshall v. ith Mons. Meilban for tbe reproduction on Ceod Friday night of same choice selections from his Maes, and a number of sacred pisses vocal and instrumental lrom the works of ether mtstere. The concert was nnder tbe conduct of M. Mei'.han, who was assisted I y MdUe. Kosalie Merz (tbe celebrated oratorio toprano vccalitt), Miss V&nde...
Shooting. RIFLE MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
BIFLE MATCHES. * , The Caltowie Rifle Company held a line co n petition on Gcod Friday. The -weather was favorable, and very fair scores were male. Toe first match was for Government prize ?— £2, £1 10s., £1 7s., £1 6s., and £1 ; 200, 500, a id 710 yards; eevtn'rounds at each range; and rj tutted as follows :— : Yards-200. 500. 700. Til. Private C.Lehmtnn ... 22 23 18 6 J Sergeant PeppereU* ... 18 1» 22. 59 Private Oollinb* ? 18 21 20 69 Private Velth. ? 19 19 14 52 Private H. Pepperellf ... 17 20 14 51 Lieutenant Kent ? 19 21 11 51 Private H.Oobb ... .„ 17 16 16 49 Private Trestrail ? 16 12 19 47 Private G. Lehmann ... 13 20 12 45 * Tie, decided by firing off. t Tie, decided by fewest misses. - BaDge Prizes. — Private Fumiss, 15s. ; Lieut. Kerr, 15s.; Private Trestrail, 15a. The -second match was open to members of ether companies, and was fired atthe 300 and 603 yards' ranges for prizsa of £5, £3, £2, and £1, seven rounds at each range. It resulted as fol lows :— Tards-300. 600. T...
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 23 April 1881
€xkht A Norwood twelve, consisting of about equal numbers of members of the first and seoond '-elevens tried conclusions with an Auburn fifteen on the oval on Saturday, April 16. As may be supposed, there was not a great deal of interest attaching to the game, and the few persons wlio did assemble on the ground if at all expectant must have been wofully disap pointed with the miserable display made by tbe contending teams. The oouatry team were first at the wickets, and were disposed of in summary fashion for the very small total of 33, of which two players put on SO between them. Bichards and Waldron's trundling was apparently too mmoh for the AnbarnUes, who formed, as remarked by a by stander, an almost uninterrupted moomfal pro* cession between the wickets and tbe pavilion. The Korwoods commenced very badly, having lost four wicbete for 1J, when Waldron and Morcom got together and slightly altered the aspect of affairs. The average per wicket gradually improved, and the innings c...