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PORT VICTOR, APRIL 21. ROCHESTER, APRIL 25. SALTIA, APRIL 25. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
POET 'VICTOR, Apbjl 21. Anniversary services in connection with the Hewlanfl Memorial OangregatioaslOirareh were held on Sunday acd Tuesday last. On Sunday two ceimons were preached -by tbe JEter. F. Settle, of College Park, to large congregations. - On Tuesday the annual tea was held in the institute hall, and in the evening the Bev. Mr. Seule delivered his popular lectnre en 'Glimpses of Switzerland,' -which was thoroughly «n joyed. About £35 was realised. KOCHESTJSH. A*bii- 25. 'We were favored on Snnday 'night with a good downpour of rain tor about two hours, which has softened tbe ground, but more is wanted to make the jgronnd fit - for ploughing. It has tamed oat quite hot to-day. SAXTIA. Apan. 25. 1 regret I am unable to report a good downfall of Tain. The weather has been very sultry during the past-few days. Tonight it is most oppressive, with much lights ing; it teems we are about to lave a change. Fbould we get rain it would be the means of making everything in the shape ...
WALLAROO, APRIL 27. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
WALLAROO, Apbh. 27. OTJSnDdBytiieanniversaryservicesoftheWes leysB Church were conducted by the fier.E. C. Kewrnan.the cewcirenitminieter, who preached morning and evening, and tbe Bev. J. Bock (Bible Christian), of Kadiua, taking the after noon service. There was an excellent atten dance at all the cervioea. — In order to en eonrege the local rifle company in connec tion with the Ji.E.i-, Mr. Duncan Grant, tbe coatractor for the sew jetty, has generously offered the sum of £10 as a prize to be presented either in money, a cup, or some . otber trophy to the best marksman of the com pany ; 'the prize to be fired for within two months. As the Jate local company -is now aicalfsmated with Hccnta under the .designa tion of 'The Torke'e Peninsula Ho. 1 Com pany' -we anticipate some good shooting far the prize. A meeting .of the members of the company-will shortly i» called to arrange the details for a match.— The 'Wallaroo Persever ance Football, Clab played their opening game iatt Saturd...
FARRELL'S FLAT, APRIL 21. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
FAKRELL'S FLA.T, Atbh, 21. The long continuation of dry weather ana scarcity of water in this district is causing a deal of anxiety, some of the farmers having to care water for raoet of their stock. . Sowing is being earned on in hopes that we may soon haves downpour. — The holidays passed oS very quietly without any amneement of any description, and the election for the Legislative Council caused little excitement— Business is quiet.
BOOLEROO, APRIL 25. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
BOOLEBOO. Apeil 25. The Easter holidays passed off almost an noticed.— The quarterly meeting of tha Wirm. bara Circuit (Bible Christian) was held at Bcolereo Centre on Good Friday. — On Sunday the WeBleyan Sunday School anniversary at BcolerooWest was celebrated, services being conducted by the pastor. On the Monday the usual tea was held. A public meeting followed, presided over by Mr. J. Homer, superintendent of the school. Mr. Wire read the report, and addresses were delivered by the Rev. Mr. Carter and Messrs. Grant, Symens, Korck, and Lewis. Musical selections were rendered by the children, Miss Lewis pre fcidirjg at the organ.— The weather, whioh for some time haB been very threatening, changed yesterday, and daring the night a nice steady rain fell for shout two hours. More is much, wanted by the farmers. —The survey party have now pitched their camp at the Booleroo whim.
BLYTH, APRIL 26. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
BLYTrT. A putt. 2«. Tbe sommer appears to have come to a close at last. After a week of unpleasant weather splendid showers of rain fell on Sunday night, over half an inch being recorded. More is muoh needed, as many of the farmers cannot get an with their ploughing till more falls.— The general topio of conversation here at preeeDt is the election for Stanley. Messrs. Oatt and Howe appear to be the favorites.— Tbe read between here and Clare '?« in a dis graceful state, and will if nothing is £sne ba impa? cable when winter sets in. — There is some talk of fctartiBg the Stanley copper mine again in a small way, and it is to be hoped it will be a snecees. We want something to make our township and railway look np a little. Every thing is very dull at present. — The railway authorities are at last selling water from the reservoir to tbe public, and now winter is setting in, when it will not be wanted, a stand pipe is being erected for their convenience.
BLINMAN, APRIL 24. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
BLINMAN, Apeh, 24. Bain is the great cry and want of the north at present. Since my latt we have had none, and np to that time onlv 1 inch had fallen for four months. For the' last few days heavy clouds have been hanging about. No rain has fallen in Blinman although there was some Eonth and east, apparently in good quantities this evening. — Mr. Battfield, 8J&., sustained a severe shaking and several nastv bruises bv tha seat in his vehicle giving way precipitating him to the ground when returning from holding court at South Blinman on tbe 12th iost. He is now progressing favorably. — The country is looking, fearful, no feed to he seen Bny where. I need not stats tbe condition the sheep are in. — All are anxiously looking forward for the re opening and working of the mine, for business is dull and cannot be expected to be otherwise till the mise goes ahead again. Captain Oa borne has started the Sliding Rock Mine. There are sis men at work already. We are expsotiug to hear d...
BLACK SPRINGS, APRIL 26. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
BLACK SPRINGS, Aparx. 26. w e nave naa some rawer aisagreeaDie weather of late, but a change set in on Sunday night last, when some smart showers fell accompanied by thunder and lightning. It was not enough, to gotten the land much, although it has freshened upthe grass nicely, and where stock has been kept off, the green grass is several inches high. People abeut here say this is the wont season they have ever known for mice, tha ttackyardi-, barns, and fields are literally alive with them, especially stubble paddocks. — Severe colds are very prevalent, and also dysentery.
MAGISTRATES' COURT—GAWLER. THURSDAY, APRIL 28. [Before Mr. G. W. Hawkes, S.M] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
MAGISTRATES' COURT— GiWLEK. Tedbsdit. Apbii. 28. [Before Mr. G. W. Hawkes, S.M ] ' George Simmons was brought up charged with feloniously assaulting John Bain on April 18. The case had been twice remanded in conse quence of the illness of the prosecutor. The prosecutor appeared in court with his head bound np and did not appear to have thoroughly recovered from the effects of the assault. He stated that on the day in question he was acting as barmen at the WiUianutown Hotel. The prisoner had been very naisy and had disturbed the peace ef the house. Witness refused to lend him 5s., and threatened to turn him out. The prisoner went out and the prosecutor following was struck by him on the head with a stone ham mer snd was rendered insensible. G. Snejlgrove and J. Trestrail gave corroborative evidence. Dr. Riehter, of Lyndoch, deposed as to the nature of the wound, and as to its being cacsod by sn instrument similar to the hammer pro duced. The wound was one and a half inches in length...
Country News. BALAKLAVA, APRIL 25. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
Cmrnfrg !Wo& [From our Country Correspondents.] BALAKLAVA. Apbix 25. Since writing you last we have been ex periencing some very dry weather, bat tbv drought seems now at an end, as last night fully three-quarters cf an inch of rain fell. Some of tbe farmers started sowing a week ago, and no doubt they will posh on now. Feed is getting very Ecarce, and it is to be hoped we shall get some more showers. to keep tbe young grass going. — The district council have had tbe road from the new goods-shed to the old one formed and metalled. This will be a great boon, as last winter it was nearly impassable. — The elections for both Houses passed off very quietly with as. For the Legislative Conncil only 71 votes were recorded, while for the House of Assembly oar old candidates had a walkover. Soms ot oer leading townsmen were of opinion that a change would be an improvement, if we could get some one better to come forward, but therein lay the difficulty. — Our new insti tute ball was ...
POLICE COURT—ADELAIDE. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27. [Before Mr. B. Beddome, P.M., and Mr. G. Styles. J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
POLICE COURT— ADEL4.IDE. Wedmesbat, Apbil 27. [Before Mr. 8. Btddome, P.M., and Mr. G. Styles. J.P.I Geo.lBallaeJc, an aboriginal boy, was charged on the information of Frederick Sharps with steal ing a watch value £4 and a guard value 15s. his property, at GJenelg, on April 16. The watoh was left in Sharpe's box in his bedroom at the Pier Hotel, Glenelg, and he missed It from there, and it was afterwards found in prisoner's possession. Prisoner also wore it on the Glenelg jetty. When arrested he denied ever having the watch, but subsequently confessed to steal ing it, and said he was afraid to say so before. Prisoner, who said nothing, was committed for trial.
THURSDAY, APRIL 28. [Before Mr. S. Beddome, P.M., and His Worship the Mayor. Mr. E. T. Smith. M.P.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
Thtjesdat, Apeil 28. [Before Mr. S. Beddome, P.M., and His Worship the Mayor. Mr. E. T. Smith. M.P.1 James Jones and George Rigby, laborers, were charged on the information of James H. McLean with stealing from Crawford & Oo.'s store io Hindley-street one box of tea, valued at £3 10s., on April 27. From the evidence it appeared that the box of tea was placed outsiae Craw ford's shop window in the morning, and was afterwards missed. Detective Rogers saw the prisoners carrying the tea in Gawler-plaoe, and saw Jones take it into Rosser's pawn shoo. Asked Jones where he got it, and he said Rigby stole it. When he arrested the tiro prisoners and cautioned them Josee said, ' You found it in my possession and I must hava stolen it.' Rigby said nothing. Prisoners, who said nothing, were committed for trial. Jos. Sandford, laborer, was charged, on the information of Joseph X-ixon, with Bte&ling a parcel, value 12s., the property of J. G. Oadaw, draper, of Kensington at Adelai...
LAW COURTS. [Far a Law Courts see pp.8 9.] LOCAL COURT—ADELAIDE. THURSDAY, APRIL 28. [Before Mr. R. J. Turner, S.M.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
LAW COURTS. [For irffter Lena Court/ see pp. 8 9.] LOCAL COURT— ADELAIDE. Thtjesdat, Apbii. 28. [Before Mr. K. S. Tamer, S.M.] Matilda Hhbbbrt v. Buchaxak. — £3 Is., damages for trespass of cattle on wheat crop at Goodwood. Mr. Mathers for plaintiff ; defen dant was net represented. Verdict for the amount. Subsequently the defendant's counsel nrjrjcared, and it was agreed that the judgment should be set aside and the oase retired till next court day. T. Eixg aks Othxbs v. E. Jones. — £13 8s., the amount of a dishonored cheque, and balance due on money received by the defendant as agept for the plaintiffs. Mr. J.M. Stuart for the plaintiffs. Tbe defendant was not represented: The defendant acted as agent for the sale of the weekly Chronicle newspaper at Kalhabnry, and in part payment of his account gave a cheque for £10, which was subsequently dishonored, the balance made up tbe amount as sued for. Verdict for the amount olaimed.
THE-SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUTUAL LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
THE-SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MUTUAL LIFE ASSURANCE SOCIETY. The first annual meeting of the South Aus tralian Mutual Life Assurance Society was held at tbe new offices of the company, King William street on Thursday, April 28. There were about twelve members present. In the absence of Mr Everard (the chairman ot directors) Mr. James Bmith (deputy ohairman) presided. The directors reported that during the fonr and a half months the society had been formed they had received 172 proposals for earns amounting to £5L,300; 82 of whioh had been declined or withdrawn, amounting to £3,250 ; 83 had been completed, the amount assured being £28,350; and 49 remained in various stages of progress, insuring £16,700. The annual income frcm the policies when completed would be £1,392 16s , tbe average age of the lives ajsuied was 32 years, and the average amount of each policy was £313. Two annuities had been granted. Trie expenses of starting and working the Eociety had amounted to £533 11s. 9d., this bein...
DEPUTATION TO THE RAILWAY TRAFFIC MANAGER. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
DEPUTATION TO THE RAU,WAV TRAFFIC MANAGER. A deputation consisting of railway portera, sienalmen. and others employed on the Ade laide and Semaphore line, waited on the traffic manager (Mr. A. G. Pendleton ), at his office, North-terrace, on Thursday morning, April 28, to bring before him certain grievances under nhich the men employed on tbe line are labor ing. Sir. J. B. CtABK, who introduced the depu tation, f aid it included representatives from each station on the line, and explained that their object was to discuss calmly aud dispassionately with tbo traffic manager a circular issued by him on the 12th of April, stating that on and after the let of June the employes would not be paid for their Sondeys off duty as had been the custom fcr many years, but that in place of this he proposed to pny for the Sundsy on duty at the rate of nine and a half hours for tbe working day, all over that to be called overtime, and to ba paid for at a certain rate. The employs etronglj objected t...
CRICKET. KENSINGTON v. SOUTH ADELAIDE [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
CRICKET. KsNfrxGTON v. Sooth Adelaide. This match was brought to a condasion on Thursday, April 28, and resulted in an easy win for the Kensingtons. The following are the scores and bowling analysis : — Kensington's score, 128. 10CTH ADELAIDE. , T.T. Lucas, b.Rigaud ? 32 W. Davies. b. Caterer ? 1 G. Moss, b. Ed wards ? 0 W. Pounsett, b. Edwards ? 0 J. Lyons, c. Stow, h. Edwards... -. ... 4 O. Godfrey, b Caterer .„ - ? 13 E. Millwood, b. Rigaud ? 1 J. Donnell, not out ... ? ... 4 J. Coleman, b. Caterer ? 0 J. Msloney^absent ? 0 — Wardrop, absent ? 0 Bye ? ... 1 Total ? 55 fowling Analysis. Balls. Rons. Mdns. Wkta. Caterer ? 60 15 1 3 Edwards ... 54 23 8 3 Rigeud ... ...48 IS 2 2 Stow ... ... 12 1 1 0
THE BATHURST (N.S.W.) RACES. [By Telegraph.] [From our own Correspondent.] Sydney, April 28. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
THE BaTKURST (N.8.W.) EA0S3. [By Telegraph.] [From our own Correspondent.] Sydney, April 23. Flying Handicap. — Stella 1, Rosenante 2, Joker 3. Autumn Handicap. — Tattoo 1, Orville 2, Nancy Lee S. Novel Eace.— Unknown 1, Napper Tandy 2. Free Handicap. — Joventas 1, Claymore 2, Drum Major 3. Forced Handicap. — Lord Orville 1, Gaiaafull 8, Joker 3. ?
THE AUSTRIAN BAND. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
THE AUSTRIAN BAND. There was a very large audience present at the Town Hall on Thursday, April 28, when the Austrian band gave their fourth concert, and tbe demonstrations of approval that occurred during the evening afforded evidence that the listeners were very well pleased with the enter tainmenk The music was of the same attrac tive character as the selections which have been Given at tbe previous concert*, and sue whole band exhibited the same high training and efficiency, although perhaps Herr Knrsch, Herr Ken1, and Herr Fischbaeh were especially noticeable for their profioienpy. The following ate the titles of the jieoea played :— March, ' Secret Love' (Brann) ; over ture,' Mountain VHIage'(Tittl); waltz,' Freut Euob desLebens' (Strauss) jpotpaurri,' Ernani' (Verdi), arranged by Herr Brann. Overture, ' Nabuoodonosor' (Verdi); polka franchise, ' Reinende Tdnxerin' (Seiffert), ' Abend Gebet' (Reinecke) ; waltz, *' Blue Danube' (Strauss) ; potpourri, ' Deutsche Lieder' (Braun) ;...
THE SEIZURE OF THE STOLEN STEAMER. Melbourne, April 28. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
THE SEIZURE OF THE STOLEN STEAMER. [By Telegraph.! [From our own Oorresnondantl _ Melbourne. Anril 28. The steamship India, which arrived here yesterday, was last night seized by the order of the Commissioner of Customs on suspicion of being a steamer called the Ferret stolen from the Clyde, it was believed with the intention of being disposed of, and the proceeds retained by the parties who chartered her from the Highland Railway Company. FromthedescriDtionoi th« tonnage of the vessel Constable MoKenzie was led fa ibeUevethat the India was identical with the Ferret. He accordingly forwarded extracts from tiie Bcotch newspaper to bis superior officers, wh# however did not seem to recognise the importance of the matter. McKenrie then showed the paragraph to Mr. Clark, Superin tendent of easterns, who made enquiries. It was found that the crew were not allowed on shore, and that the fires and engines were kept ready to start at a moment's notice also that the steamer was not consigned...
THE S.A.J.C. AUTUMN MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
THE 8.4J.C. AUTUMN MESHNG, The autumn meeting of the S.A.T. Ruing Club commences on Tuesday next, May 3rd, and will be continued on Thursday and Saturday, 5th and 7th. Although up to the present time there has been less excitement than usual over this meeting it will no doubt be well attended should the weather prove favorable. The oaarsa proper will be in very lair condition, and Mr. Barnard has neglected nothing that will add to thecomfart of visitors. The amalgamated railway companies have agreed to carry passengers at less than the usual fares, and tbe Government have proclaimed a half-holiday for tbe Cup day (Thursday). On the last day the Austrian Bind have been engaged to enliven the proceedings with some of their excellent selections. The first day's programme will include five eveats ? —The Start Stakes, Sonth Australian Stakes Handicap Hurdle Race, Selling Plate, and Flying Handicap. For the Start Stakes there are nine candidates— Oystal, Silver Thread, Lothair, Oock-of-th...