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MARINE BOARD. THURSDAY, MARCH 14. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
MARINE BOARD. TscasDAr, Maech it. Present— The ohairnian (Mr. J, Forniby), Wardens Legoe, NeiU, McCoy, aad Smith. *' The Treasury Department wrote stating that inspections bad been made of the Grange and Henley Beach jetties. They were found to fee perfectly safe and ia good cauditioa. Received. The Robe harbormaster stated that the lighter Kingston ran into the jetty on Wed nesday, March 7, during squally weather. The J;ghter broke one of the fore and aft stringers. J etty to be repaired. The aaEter of the eteamer Dingadee wrote with reference to bis exemption fl ig not dyingon arrival at the semaphore, ana stated that it was after sunset and quite dark when he arrived and anchored. He had hi3 number living till euuset, when he pissed Gleaelg. After sunset he hauled all his flags down. lie anchored at the outer anchorage till daylight, when he hoisted the exemption flag, and kept it flying till the steamer was well up the river. Pilot Diokscn stated that the Dingadee's num ber was ...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
RIFLE SHOOTIXG. Matches in connection with the South Aus tralian Smallbore Ride Olub were concluded at tbe Smithfield ranges on Wednesday. The firice was at the 800, 900, and 1,000 yards. The weather was fair, the wind being almost dead on, and the lieht was not bad. Scores : — Yards-600. 900. 1,000. TL J. Boljerte - 26 40 41 117 V. Robertson _ 45 S9 43 Ii4 JI. McCaJImu _ 38 32 S3 109 *. Smith .. -.43 42 43 123 A. McFarlane, fen. _ 42 41 37 120 A. MoFarlace. jut. - 43 47 42 137 Dr. Scudainore .. .. 4e 31 4$ 123 1). Popbam' _ .. S7 27 15 63 John Martin .. .. S6 35 40 K0 atr. R Patterson (vice-president) asted as captain, acd Messrs. J, Blake and G. A, Scr-uHr ae Tfgist*r keepers. Mr. W. Smith ben. secretary. Firirsr (jfjcmenssd punctually »t 2 o'clock. The following: w^sre the priz'j tek-r^ :— 1. A. McFariftsw. ym ? % W. Smith : 3. Dr. ScndftUiCro ; 4. W. P..j^rUoa i 5. A. MsFwclase, ««u ; 6, J. Robstts^
IMPOUNDINGS. [From the Government Gazette, March 14.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
IMPOU2SD1NGS. (From the Government Gazette. March 14.1 EOOLCUNDA -fneareBt post office, VTO lochra), E. Saint— Ohesnut gelding, large snip on nose, near fore and both hind legs white, TE conjoined over 2 near shoulder, like OX7 cfE shoulder, collar-marked. To be sold April 8. QUORN, John Roberto— Brown horse, saddle stamp, like T over QZ over 3 near shoulder, bumble foot. To be sold March 18. HAWKER, A. Me Arthur— Red heifer, about 18 months, like £ near rump. To be sold March SO. TEBOWIE, Herbert Woodgate — Bay geldings black point?, poor, 'lo be sold March 25. SKOWTOWN, hundred of Barunga, Thomas W&tkine — Brown saddle mare, white down face, unbroken, rather wild. To be sold March 25. KINGSTON, Lacepede (nearest post office, Kingston), John Clarke — White steer, indis tiiuT braadlike OoO or ODO near rump. To be told March 28. MOUNT PLEASANT, W. Smith-Red bull calf; spotted heifer calf; red- and- white heifer calf ; strawberry, heifer calf ; light red, white face heifer cal...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. THURSDAY, MARCH 14. PROCLAMATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. ThUBSDAT, ilAHCH 14. PBOCLAMATIONS, Fixing the second Wednesdayin each month as tbe date for holding the Burrnndie Loaal Court, altering the boundaries of- the Beetalao district and defining new. water districts, and aboli&hing quarantine ground No. 20. APPOINTMENTS. Alexander Ronald MacMfUan, Esq , J.F,, to be a member of the licensing bench, Nara coorle district, in place of Henry OakeB, Esq., J.P., resigned. Dr. A. FeigeJ;o act as medical officer to the destitute poor and aborigines for the district of EucUsh cntil June SO. 18S9. William Bentley Greenwood, Esq., to be a member of the Beltana School Board of Advice, and -T, H. Teulon, Esq., resigned; William George MouSe, Esq., J P., to continue a member of the Robe School Board of Advice. BSSIGNAnONS. The resignations of John -Drake Hill, Esq., and Isaac Mills, Esq., as members of the North Adelaide and Hawker boards of advice, respectively, are accepted. ? . LOCAL 1HIJTABT POSCS3, ' Lieutenant and Adj...
General News. BANQUET TO MR. JAS. JOHNSTON. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
Ikmr&l $cto0. BAKQUET TO MR. JAS. JOHNSTON. A very interesting gathering took place at the Woodside Institute on Tuesday evening, March 12, when a complimentary banquet was tendered to Mr. James Johnston; who, with bis family, will shortly leave on a visit to England. There were about SO gentlemen present, including representatives from Ade laide, Mount Barker, Murray Bridge, Nairae, liobethal, Mannum. Gumeracha, Mount Pleagant, and Strathalbjn. Mr. Justice Bundev. who at one time represented the district of Onkaparinga in the House of Assembly, sent an apology for his unavoidable absence, and Mr. Caldwell, M.F., was also unable to be pre sent owing to the fact that he had to keep an appointment with his constituents on Yorke'e Peninsula, Dr. Esau occupied the chair, being supported on bis right by tbe guest of the evening, the Hon. J. O. F. John eon (Minister of Education), and Mr. O. J. DaBhwood, M.P., and on his left by the Hon. J. G. Ramsay (Chief Secretary) and Mr. R, S...
DUTY ON WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
DUTY ON WHEAT. The Wasleys Farmers' Club held their annual meeting at Frayne's Hotel, Templars, on Wednesday, March 13. The president (Mr. G, Thomson) occupied the chair. Mr. Thomson opened a discussion on the question of the duty on wheat. He Eaid the matter bad been before them for a long time, and the fact that there was a duty led them to think that members of Parliament did not under stand the question. It bad no effect, and was, in fact, a dead duty. It did not favor the farmer. The only way tbat could be done would be by giving a bonus when wheat wuuiu uob reacu a paying price, inougn be did not countenance that. He did not think anything should be carried on which could not live without protection, whether wheat growing or manufactures, but the matter would work its own cure in the course of time. What be, however, wanted to principally point out was the wrong there was in taxing eeed wheat. A change of seed was necessary if the farmers were to get good crops, and that chang...
TEE MOUNT BARKER SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
TEE MOUNT BARKER SHOW. If any evidence were needed of the vitality cf the district of Mount Berber it w&e amply furruebed on March 14 on the occasion of the local Agricultural and Horticultural Society's show, A stranger would hardly be disposed to believe tbat & show held in a country dis trict 25 miles out of Adelaide would be likely to attract nearly double the number of people who visited the last show of the Royal Agricultural Society in Adelaide, and ytt Buch was actually the case on Thursday, when upwards of five thousand people, icdnding the rising generation, visited the show yards and inspected the exhibits. It can be understood that in a country district tbe annual show is made tne occasion when families and neighbors meet together aa though it were a big picnic occasion, and their relatives and friends from a distance join them and take- part in the proceedings, The city con tingent of visitors is also an important feature of so popular a show as that of ...
PRESERVATION OF THE KANGAROO-SKIN TRADE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
PEESERVATION OF THE KAN* GAROO-SKIN 'IRADB. At & meeting of the committee now seeking to secure better protection for the native fauna and flora, held on March 14, it was men tioned that the following letters had been re ceived from Mr. E, G. Salomon, one of. the largest tenners in tbe United States, with re spect to the desired prohibition of the sale in South Australia, of kangaroo- skins under lib, in weight : — ' Xewatt, 'New Jejeey, U.S., January 3, 1889—1 bee leave to say that A is of tbe greatest importance, not only to South Australia, but also ta Victoria and to Western Australia, that immediate steps be taken to stop the killing of small kangaroos, or the total extermination of this animal will be brought about. We have had in the United States the same illfexnerience in the destruc tion of the buffalo, which, had preventive steps been taken, would have brought a continuous valuable trade to our country, but which is now lest. I am a large consumer of kangaroo ekin...
THE AMERICAN MAIL AT SYDNEY. Sydney, March 8. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
THE AMERICAN MAIL AT SYDNEY. Svdnev. March 8. The mail steamer Alamedi arrived from San Francisco via Auckland to-day bringing the following summary of news : San Franeiaco, February 11. Great excitement exists in California at the prospect of the abrogation of tha Chimeee Exclusion A.ct. 'it is believed that the Chinese case now before the United t tatea Conrt is only a pretext to open the door for coolie labor to ba intro duced. The Uuited States Government have demanded 500,000 dollars from Holland for losses and damages to character sus tained by Mr. Hadfield, the American consul at Batavia. The Naval Appropriation Bill by the Senate in committee has been increased to 22 856,574 dollars, and the Fortifications Bill to 1,136.094: dollars. This is sup posed to indicate a more vigorous foreign policy on the part of General Harrison, A new Teriff Bill haa been reported to the House of Repressntatives, having been prepared by the Republicans in lieu of Mill's Bill, which failed to pa...
WEEKLY RAINFALL RETURN. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
WEEKLY RAIKFA.LL RETURN. The following shows the quantity of rainfall at. the. undermentioned stations for the week ending at 9 a.m. on Mareh 14 : — Adelaide _ _ 0 008 Meadows .. _ 0-105 Sal&U&va .. _ 0-020 Htllia&ot _ - Ol'JO Booieroo Centre _ 0 OB0 MitDham _ _ 0 0S0 Callington_ _ 0-035 Horgm — _ 0 020 CapeBorda — OQSO Morpbett Vale _ 0-005 ' C-pe Jerris 0-010 j Mount Barker _ 0-020 C. Northumberland 0'0i0 j Mount Gambier _ 0 050 CapeVfUIougbby. OtSBl Houot Pleasant _ 0010 CHarendon _ _ GT30 1 Mnrray Bridge .. 0 033 Ooonfllpjn_ _ t-OlD Kaime _ .. 0480 Craters . - 0110 Penola .. _ 0-010 Daly Waters . 0-430 Pott Augusta West 0 905 Eebunga _ _ O-O&0 PortEIUot- _ 0-023 Eucla _ .-0 006 PortUnco'n _ 0-010- Franklin Harbor _ 0 050 PortWabefield _ 0O90 ?Soolwa _ _ 0-080 Hirer Uatherine _ 3*080 Cumemcha _ O*I0 Kobe .. — 0-035 Babndoif _ _ ODO0 1 Saddleworth _ 0 023 Bamley Bridee _ 0-010 1 Bnowtown « _ 0-035 Kingston „ _ 0 050 Southport - ., 3'WO Koolunea _ _ ...
COUNTRY TELEGRAMS. AUBURN, March 13. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
COUNTRY TELEGRAMS. [From our own ConeaponcJentB,] AUBURN. March 13. Mr. Cbsilick's decision respecting the late chfES match between Auburn and Kadina reached the secretary to night. The fallowing is the filial result : — D. Smith (Auburn) won fioni Gurnet (Kadina). J. Phillips (A.ubura) won from .Barry (Kadina). O. Limbert (AuburB) won from Lewis (Kadina), F. H. Tothill (Auburn) drew with Mallyon (Kadina), R. Humphreys (Auburn) lost to Austin (Kadina). Result— Auburn, three wins ; and Radios, ons win and one drawn game. HAWKER, March 12. Ihe anneal picnic in connection with the Hawker Weeleyan Circuit was held today. The weather was glorionsly fine, and every- ! thing passed off successfully. A cricket I match, Hawker versos Uioonda and Cradock, j resulted in Hawker behsg defeated. \ The long-promised repairs to the PiraUanna rosd are at l&st to be made, as teams left here to-day folly equipped for the purpose. j J AMESTOWN, March 11.. j On Saturday the Belalie District Coun...
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODDFELLOWS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
IKDXPSN'DESIT 'OEDES OF ODDFELLOWS. The twelfth annual communication o! tUis order was be!d at the Eechabite Ha!2, Grote street, on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 12 acd IS. A:l the officers of the grand lodga and 61 reprsaentfitives anBwered to the c»!l of the roll. After the usual prsJiminary busiasaa acd concerting the G.Ii. degree upon can did&tes, the official reports were dealt with, acd the balance-sheet wa3 received and adopted. The officers elect for the ensuing year are as fol lows :-J, T. Ralph, grand master; Thos. He waid.depctygr&adnsast&f; jj. x. Smith, grand warden : W. H. Sowter. «and treasurer. The grand secretary holds offic9 during the pkatiire of the grand iodee. The legislatis'e comniittfe finbciitted their' repsrt and a draft constitution for the government of Rabskih degree lodges, which was read and adopted. The following sums were voted from the beae volent fund, viz. : — The widow of a brothsr of Yoik Lodge, No. 32, £10 ; a brother of ...
THE PORT AUGUSTA RESERVOIR. Port Augusta, March 8. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
THE PORT AUGUSTA RESERVOIR. Port Augusta. March S. A public meeting was held at the Suburban Hotel this evening to consider the question of tbe water supply for the township. Tbe Mayor of Davenport (llr. D J. Brown) oempied the cbair. Mr. N. A. Webb moved — ?' That as general dissatisfaction prevails at the action of tbe Government with regard to the construction of a small reservoir in place of. the large one authorised by Parliament, this meeting has no cct, tidrcce in the ability of the Water Conser vation Department, and recommends that qualified and competent men be appointed to take charge of the same, and alone bs respon sible to the Government and the district.' This was seconded by Mr. John T»ylor, and carritd unanimously. Mr. Hodshon moved —'That the allo wanes for overcharge for ?a meter rrgistering air instead of water 39 promised by the Conservator of Water on De cember 17 last bo at once granted.' This mas seconded by Mr. Perrers. and carried. Mr. Jobn Taylor moved and...
THE COMMISSIONER, OF PUBLIC WORKS AT MOUNT GAMBIER. Mount Gambier, March. 8. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
THE COMMISSIONER. OF PDBLIO WORKS AT MOUNT GAM81ER. Mount.Gambier, March. 8, The Cr-ipmiEBioner of Public WorkB, the Coneervator of Water, and the members for the district (Messrs, Krichauff and O.onanV Mtiyed at Mount Gambisr this afternoon, ' b&vii-£ inspected Lakes Leake and Edwards with a view of carrying out irrigation opera tion* en the Government reserves in the vicinity of tha lakes, The party were favor ably inr pressed with the feasibility of doing so advantegeonsjy. They inspected the losal purcpiDK station, and th» CnxnmiaBioner states that if inducement is offered the Government are prepared to censider favorably the supply irg of more powetful pumping machinery to supply water cheaply for irrigation purposes. To-night a deputation waited on Mr. O»tt and brought under his notice several wants, including facilities for yarding cattle at WoJseley and Kingston, increasing the subsidy iat the rcainteaaoce of main roads in this dis trict, giving additional facilities...
THE MOUNT GAMBIER AUTUMN SHOW. Mount Gambier, March 13. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
THE MOUNT GAMBIER AUrUAIN SHOW. Mount Gambler. March 13. The autumn show ot the Mount Gambier Agricultural Society was held at the Institute Hall to-day, when there was a good display of fruit, flowers, grain, and dairy produce. la cheese four factories were represented, the Mount Gambier factory carrying off first honors, with the Millicent Dairying Associa tion and the Murrunbum factory second an! third respectively. For wheat there were five competitors, Mr. J. Burston, of Glenooe, and Mr. J. Medhurst, also of Glencoa. taking first find gecond place?. For potatoes, Mr. ' D. Norman, jod , was first, Mr. D. Buchanan second, and Mr, W. Earl third. There was a good attendance- throughout the day.
THE FRANKLIN HARBOR BOATING ACCIDENT. Franklin Harbor, March 10. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
THE FRANKLIN HARBOR BOATING ACCIDENT. Franklia Harbor. March 10. The body of J. K. Pillifeaut, wio waa drotfned in tba beating accident; at the harbor entrance on Wednesday last, was racovered this rooming rot far frorn the seen1? of the catastrophe. The search i3 being CDatinued for Icgram's body. Trankliu Harbir, March 11. The feercb party haa just relumed, having ff-utd Tngram's body. Ingram had ta^ien hia shirt off after jumping from the boat. He waa a splendid swimmer. Ingrain and PelliSant bad evidently tried to rfach the island instead cf tbe niamland and bad the wornt of the current, which runs at the rite of are knots an hour through the entrance.
AN EARTHQUAKE SHOOK. Kapunda, March 12. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
AN EARTHQUAKE SHOOK. KaDunda. Marsh 12. At half past 10 last night a distinct shock of earthquake was felt here, travelling in the same direction as the severe shock which occurred a few weeks ago— from north-west to south ea?t. The accompanying rumble was more marked than the vibration, which was, however, dis tinctly perceptible. Port WakeSeld, March 12. Two distinct ehocks of earthquake were felt here laet night, the first a little before 10 o'clock. They were attended with a rumbling noise similar to that made by a heivilyloaded train. The tremors caused crockery and glass ware to rattle. It is uncertain in which direc tion the earthquake travelled. Port Victoria, March 12. A slight Ehock of earthquake was felt here Ia&t night about half-past 10 o'clock. South Inkerman, March 12. A slight shock of earthquake was felt here last ntght at 10 SO o'clock, lasting about 5 Eecontis, It was accompanied by a rumbling noise. The wave seemed to travel from south west to north-east,...
A SELF CONFESSED MURDERER. Broken Hill, March 13. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
A SELF CONFESSED MURDERER. Broken HilL March 13. A man named Wm. H. Davis pave himself up to the police to-day. He alleged that hB had about 18 months a?o poisansd a maa named George at Sturt'a Meadows. He and George occupied a hut together on a station there, and after he bad poisoned hia cotnrade and the latter was in a dying condition Davis reported hia illness to the superintendent of the station. The station hands buried the victim in a lonely part of the bush without a suspicion of foul play. Davis i3 detained for investigation.
Law Courts. (For other Law Courts see page 12.) SUPREME COURT— CIVIL SITTINGS. THURSDAY, MARCH 14. [Before his Honor Mr. Justice Bundey.] CITY OF ADELAIDE LAND AND INVESTMENT COMPANY v. THOMAS BENT. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 16 March 1889
Ipsta Courts. ( For other Law Courts see page lii. ' SUPREME COURT— CIVIL SITTINGS. Thcbsday, Mabch 14. [Before his Honor Mr. Justice Bundey.] City, of Adelaide Land and IsvEsrsiExr Company v. Thomas Best. Tbe Attorney-General (Bon. C. O. Kingston, Q.G.) fcr the guarantors ; Sir John Downer, Q.C., Mr. J. H. Symon, Q C, and Mr. E. P. Neebit for the plaintiffs ; and Mr. H. E. Downer, with Messrs. Grundy and Solomon, I for the defendant. j This was an action to recover £Lo0,On0 - damages for breach of an agreement dated | August 27, 1S88. I The hearing was continued from the previous uay. Mr, Grundy now applied for leave to amend tbe pleadings of defence, and said his Honor - had power to allow the additions to be made nuclei order 66, rule 1 of tbe Rules of the Supreme Court, He contended it was open for the defendant now in the interests of justice that ? he shouldbeableto show that thifiidaEe, whether it was a valid or subsisting one, and whether tbe landlord might or might not have...