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CONSCRIPTION IN ENGLAND. LONDON, March 21. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
CONSCRIPTION ITS ENGLAND. [From our own Correspondent.! London. March 2L In a pnblic speech yesterday the Com raander-in-Chlei (ELR.H. the Duke of Cambridge) made alluelon to the proposal to introduce conscription ia England. He referred especially to the speech recently delivered by Lord Wolseley on the snbject,]in which his lordship strongly contended for the necessity of introducing the system in the United Kingdom. The -duke severely criticised Lord Welseley'a speech, and ridiculed his advocacy of con ficrlption. He urged that Bach a step was perfectly unnecessary, and expressed the opinion that) it would never be approved by the English people.
A STATE BANK OF ISSUE. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
A STATE BANK OF ISSUE. TO TEE EDITOB. Sir— I am delighted to see by your issue of this date that my friend 'Pecuoia' is as lively »b ever, and well to the front with a new crop of quotations and some terrible jaw breakers of big words — ' ' mono- metallic system.' 'bi-metallio charmer,' and such like. He Eeems to have taken another friend of mine, ' G.M.,' under his wing. His brilliant scheme was for the Treasury to issue £1,000,000 sterling ot inconvertible notes, to be redeemed by a sinking fund 20 years hence, the said sinking fund to be employed in the meantime to make advances apparently on securities which would not be received by existing financial institu tions. I aBked ' G.M.' how his inconvertible notes, payable 20 years hence, could be made worth par, a question which still remains un acBwered. Can 'Pecunia'6olve the problem? Perhaps it is not worth his trouble, but should he eBEay to do so, please aBk him to cut it short, and not to talk about a monochromatic system, or ...
PRINCE ALEXANDER OF BATTENBURG. LONDON, March 20. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
PRIECB ALEXANDER OF BATTEKBURG. fFrom out own Correspondent.} .London, March zu. It is reported that the public prose cutor at Mentone is taking the necessary steps to make an application In the French courts of law for an order annul ling the morganatic marriage recently con tracted by Prince Alexander of Batten burg with Miss Amelie Itoesinger, a theatrical vocalist. It is stated that the ground upon which the proceeding la taken is that a fraudulent declaration was made by the contracting parties. Her Majesty the Qaeen has intimated her displeasure at the action of Prince Alexander with regard to his marriage; and has cancelled an order which she had given to an artist for a portrait of the prince. London, March 21. Prince Alexander has been requested by bis mother, the Princess Jalia of Battenburg, not to return to Hesse at present. ____ _______
FEVER PATIENTS. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
FEVER PATIENTS. IO THE EDITOB. Sir— I hear that a penon was taken to the Buira Hospital on Friday, March 15, ill with fever, and died there March 19 ; that the said person waB taken from Broken Hill to Glad stone, and from Gladstone to Jamestown, to go into the hospital; that being refused ad mittance he was then sent on to Terowie, and there had to sleep all nieht in a cattle truck. In a case of emergency like this the patient had as much right to be admitted into the Jamestown Hospital as inLo the Burra, and if such things are true it was enough to hasten the man's death. Some one must be to blame, and it is high time that the authorities looked into the matter to find out the person guilty of such inhuman treatment. Another thing I wish to speak of is that of the patients ad mitted into the Burra Hospital in a dying condition, They die there, and there are per Bone who believe that because they die in the Burra HoBpital the death rate in the Burra is -?ry high. They go bo far as ...
MONARTO. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
MONARTO. Maxcb.16. — Present — Crs. Geo. Green (chair), -Geo. Patterson. James Downing, and C. E. A. ?Gehrike. Cr. Downing reported having let 6 chains of gravelling on Harroweate-roadat 143. per chain. Nairne council wrote re letter .from ?Government relative to .erection of bridge at CalliDgton ; received. Renders' accepted:— For district roads— Contract 35. GkHartmann, £2 7s. per chain ; 34, AT Patterson, Is. lDi ' per chain. For main rfl&dsr-Gontract 7. E. White. 3s. Ud. per cubic^ard. Receipts, £31 18s. Payments— General, £7 2*. ;'
NAIRNE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
NAIRNK -???'- March 18.— Present — AIL Government -wrote stating that they could not alter their .previoUB decieion in reference to the bridge at CalliDgton; deputation from this and the Monarto council to wait on the Treasurer in referenoe to the matter. Mr. J. Blight, Jan., -waited on the council in reference to purchas ing certain roads between his sections ; granted. Mr. -J. Clezy also applied to purchase some XO&&8 between his sections ; granted. Receipts, £19 9s.6d. Payments— General, £36 14s. 7d,; and main roads, £9 19j. 9d.
NORTH RHINE [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
NORTH RHINE March 16.— PreEent— All but Cr. Schulta. AngaB Council wrote stating work on Boundary toad, King's Old Station was completed; moiety to be paid. Mr. O. Gosehen asked for removal of stumps at his gate, and stated water required turning off road at western corner of sections 752 and 757 ; to be attended to. Mr. 3. W. Shannon wrote on same subject, Clerk reported request of M. Schippan made last meeting to be unreasonable, and no injury done to the road by Messrs. D. Lambert and H. Moody ; also that footbridge over Rhine and Rhine Villa had been attended to by W. G. Lehmann for 18s., and clearing of some tuBEOcks ordered at south end of contract 458 for 53.; approved. Sandy portion of road near MeEsre. A. Schnlz and Towitta and Sedan road near Pausch's and Iiiebig's to be metalled, and maintenance metal to be got ready for over coating worn metal on Keyneton and Sedan main road. Tenders accepted:— For district roads— Contract 461, C. Wiencke. £12 9s. Cd.; 462, O. A. Stenger...
RHYNIE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
RHYNIE. ? March 16. — Present — AIL Cr. deary re ported letting .1 ohn Boyae repairing ford and ru! filling for £0* ; Cr. Win. Kemp reported letting W. Blatchford filling ruts, and water tabline for 32s.; chairman reported letting to C. Bray Bpoondrain and rutfilliog for 32s. 6d. Tenders accepted — Contract 18. Joseph Barber, £13 12s,; 19, John Boyne, £10 10s. ; 21, Jas. Robinson, £5 19s. Gd.; 22. H. Garland, £6 10s.; 23, H. Harvey, £2. Work ordered— 18 chains 10-inch metal, aleo 18 chains eidedrain on boundary road, Rbynie and Alma. Receipts, £17 3s. Id. Payments— General, £14 3a.; and main roads, £30 10s.
SADDLEWORTH. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
SADDLE WORTH. March 16.— Present— All but Ur. Spencer. Tenders accepted forfdistrict work — Contract 172, spoondrains and repairs near- James English's, John Bourke, £7 15s. ; 173, rut filling and grubbing Richardson's scrub, Ucdalya-road, M. Stunden, £6 ; assessing the distriot, W. J. O'Brien, £13 10b. The overseer reported the jarrah girders at Lehmann's bridge were ant eaten and unsafe f cr traffic ; to be attended to at once. 'Mr. Herman Zucker asked for .repairs to metalling near his slipcanels ; half a chain top metalling to be done'. Cr. Kelly asked for repairs to Ware's road, near Catholic Church; overseer to inspect. Payments— General, £32 7s. Sd.; and main roads, £9 10s.
UPPER WAKEFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
UPPER WAKEFIELD. March 16. — Present — Ora. John Allen (chair). J. M. Sandow. H. Robertson* R. Wbitehead, sen., and W. H. Christophers, Kesignation of Auburn pouedkeeper received. Messrs. J. Millard and J. Webster wrote ap pljirjg to be appointed keeper of the pound ; applications to be further received. Sanitary inspector reported the district in a fair sani tary condition. Mr. Richard Birch applied for one piece of road work at Pine Creek,, about Si chains, and another about 13 chains ; smaller piece to be done, and overseer to inspect the 13 chains piece. Mr. Richard Williams applied for hill to be cut near Mattchoss'e ; conncil to inspect. Cr. Christophers applied for an approach to the ford near Maslin's, at Skilly ; to be done. Ford repairs near Cat ford's to be done. Tenders accepted:— For district work— Contract 42, 5 chains forming and metalling and epoondrain on Hojle's Hill, Josiah Vincent, £1 10s. per chain, and 25b. Inmpeum ; 43, picking np and breaking 13 cbainB road o...
HALL. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
HAITI'.. March 16.— Present— All. Re-affirmed that the dcg tax for ensuing year be eluts and dogs 5s. each, and the Commissioner of Crown Linda he requested to have decision confirmed. Mr. Moreland asked permission to burn rubbish on road ; granted within provisions of Fire Act. Mr. J. A. Jones asked for road at Hoyleton to tie attended to; to be done when in funds. Tender accepted— 7 chains of main road, C. Uindner, £2 15s per chain. Report of nui saneee at Hoyleton to be looked into. A rub bish depoEit offered on conditions; to ba accepted. W. T. Andrewaitha's tender for ?re-assessment of district to be accepted at £20, provided he proves his ability to value. Appli cation for tut filling boundary between Rhyme -and Hall; Bbynie Council to be asked to bear fcalf cost. Receipts, £13 8b. Sd.; payments, £23 9s.
HAMILTON. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
HAMILTON. March 16.— Present— All but Or. Pfetzner. . Central Board ot Health wrote re case of typhoid fever in Hamilton: chairman reported having replied. Mr. Windebank wrote re Teat of road ; to be attended to. Mr. Marshall applied for catting east aide of section 1601 to tie done; not entertained. Mrs. J. O'Dea waited on the council to induce them to make a deviation of road through section 20; Mr. O'Dea to present a memorial, when the council would support it and take stepB to ' obtain the land required from Dr. Blood's executors subject to certain conditions. Per emission granted to Mr. C. Rowell to close xoad between sections 28, 29, 10, and 11. Tenders accepted — For main roads main tenance, Kapunda and Marrabel, L. Qain, -4s. 5&d ; do., C. Hay wood, 4s. 3d. For district xoadB— Forming and metalling, Fraser's, W. Pannon. £2 4b.; repairs, Boiling's, A. Parish, £2 16s. ; forming and metalling. Ball's, H. C Sawley, £4, District formed into a health district. Receipts. £4...
KINGSCOTE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
EINGSOOTE. March 11. — Present — Crs. W. Jones (chair), -Anderson, and Northoott, Crown Lands Office wrote stating that the royalty paid on the tim iier hewn at DeMole River could not be p»d -to the council, -as it was being cut on leased landi Mr. JameB Little asking to rent the re serve known as the Discovery; council could not let it for cultivation. Crs. Anderson and JNorthcott recommended that the public well at /Kingscote should be timbered to prevent the ingress of sand ; to be done. Tne same councillors as a works committee also reported on Eingscote-terrace, QaeenscUffe, and recom mended the clearing and grubbing of a footpath and roadway ; to be done.
MINLATON. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
MINLATON, aaarcn 16. — JrreBent — All, excepting Ur. J . Ford. Government wrote stating that £1,000 had been granted to council for the construc tion of main and district roads. Dalrymple ?Conncil asked council to metal worst plaoea on toad from Port Vincent to boundary of Dal rymple ; refused. Yotke'a Peninsula Council -wrote enclosing resolutions passed at meeting -of fanners at Ardroasan on March 18 condemn ing the action of the Government for not ap pointing a local land board for the electoral district of Yorke's Peninsula, and requesting thiB council to unite with other councils in getting petitions signed asking Government tjkgrant a board composed of three local men; .Semorial to be signed. Messrs. Bothe and A. McKenzie called attention to state of road -between sections 198 and 199, Minlacowie. and asked that 10 chains might be formed and made; to be done, and working overseer to re .port on road between section No. 1 and J3, Minlacowie, in accordance with request. .Mr, J, ...
SOMETHING FOR NOTHING. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
SOMEIHING FOR NOTHING. [By the Rev. Lyhan Abboit, D.D.]J It always impossible to get something tor nothing honestly. It is always impossible to give something for nothing beneficently. This is true in other realms as in the commercial. It is violated by other methods than those of the gambler. The man who gives a dime or a dollar to a beggar for nothing does nothing to alleviate poverty, tie increases it. u.ms is tne lesson which thelaggard-brained world has been so long in learning. But wehave learned it at last. This lazy kind of charity is not charity at all, Tbis careless benevolence is not benevolence at all. He who makes the beggar earn the dime or the dollar, before or after, by service first rendered or by industry to be awakened and set in motion does a charity. But he who gives and neither demands a compensating energy before nor arouses a compensating energy after gives nothing. He has only helped a man to violate tbeuniversalandinexorablemorallawagainBtall effort however...
THE WALK OF FAITH. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
? «i ? THE WALK OF FAIIH. [By the Eev. Theodobe L. Cclyeb, D.D.I ''He went out, not knowing whither be went.' God gave to Abraham no map of the country before him and no guide-book to direct him. 'Get thee out of thy country unto a land that I shall show thee.' TbeBe were the marching orders ; Abraham obeyed, and jour neyed on whithersoever tbe heavenly hand con ducted him. This line, 'he went out, not knowing whither,' reveals the deepest lesson that a human heart can learn— the lesson of obedient trnet in God. It describes in one sentence the walk of faith. What is that? Is it a blind venture, a haphazard drifting along according to circumstances? Nay, -verily; it is letting God choose our path, and then walking in it, and not in the way that selfishness covetB. 'The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord.' The walk of faith is just walking with my Divine Master, hand in hand, step by step, uphill or down, over emootb roada or rough, withont misgiving or murmuring. To *day £ ...
TRIAL OF THE NEW EXPLOSIVE ROBURITE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
TRIAL OF THE NEW EXPLOSIVE ROBUftlTE. At the invitation of. Mr. C. E. Stokes a party of about 25 gentlemen, including several connected with mining, proceeded by coach to Glen Osmond on Tuesday afternoon to witness some trials of the new explosive 'roburitej' invented by Dr. Roth, of Germany. The Grilles Glen Osmond silver mine waB first visited, and led hv the aeent for the exnloBive the visitors were taken some 900 feet into the Victoria drive of that mine. The experiments here were chiefly directed to proving the absence of after- fumes — a serious drawback to the use of explosives — and secondly, of course, the power of roburite. Mr. Stokes did not keep Mb spectators long in suspense, but quickly fired two charges by means of fuses. The reports were loud, and accompanied by smoke; but there was nothing in the fumes that the most fastidious could take exception to, and there can be no doubt that in this respect roburite is in advance of other explo sives. The after fumes ot explo...
LOSS AND GAIN. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
? LOSS AND GAIN. I sorrowed that the golden day was dead, Its light no more tbo country- side adorning; iint whilst I grieved ; behold I— the Bast grew red With morning. I'eigbed that merry spring was forced to go, And doff the wreaths that did eo well become her ; But whilst I murmured at her absence, lo !— Twas summer. I mourned because the daffodils were killed By burning tkies that scorched my early posies ; But wbiht for these I pined my hands were filled W'th roseB. Half broken-hearted I bewailed tbe end Of friendships than which none had once seemed nearer ; Bat whilst I wept I found a newer friend, And dearer. And thus I learned old pleasures are estranged Only that something better may be given ; Until at last we find this earth exchanged For heaven.
THE MOUNT BRANDT MINE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
THE MOUNT BRANDT MINE. The following is the report of the Inspector of Mines (Mr. D. D. Rosewarne) on this mine : —The Mount Brandt mine is situated abont 2£ miles from New Luxemburg, and on a separate line of reef locally known as Bremer's. The Bremer's shaft is 76 feet deep, of which 60 feet is vertical, the remainder being on the underlay. The reef is very small, averaging abont 9 inches of quartz, and the assays taken by me and tested by Mr. Goyder resulted in a poor return of 3 dwt. The May shaft is on a parallel reef, and it is 66 feet deep. The for mation is 4 feet of a coarse cellular quartette. The assays taken from the reef only contained traces of gold: The amount of work done on the mine is very small, not sufficient to deter mine the extent of the reefs. The poor results obtained and the small size of the reefs pre clude me from recommending for favorable consideration the application of the directors for a subsidy.
Sunday Reading. AFTERWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
^mibitg Pe^biug* AFTERWARDS. [Bt Mabt Rowles J ah vis 1 God's w&yB are equal, Etonn and calm, Long nights of peril and of reBt, The hnrtling dart, the healing balm Are all apportioned as is best. In judgment oft misunderstood, In ways myeteriona and obsenre, He brings from evil lasting good And makes the final gladnesB snre ; By many a nery test oi strengin He bide cur faith and hope increase. And givee the chastened eoul at length His afterward of peace. When the dread forces of the eale Hie Bterner purposes perform, And bnm&n skill can nought avail Against tbe fury of the etonn ; The toiler, well-nigh losing heart, Low bending to bis baffled oar, The watcher in her harder part Of helpless waiting at the door — Are Etill beneath Hie tender care, And He can make tbe tempest cease, And give them, for the anguish there, An afterward of peace. The very wares that now appal As in their wrath they plunge and roar, Seme other day shall lightly fall In Eunlight ripples on t...