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SPORTING. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
SPORTING. Sporting men from the city will have an opportunity of attending the Eapunda races on April 3, as Mr. Dunlevi has arranged for a special train at excursion fares to leave Ade laide at 9.16 a,m,, and start from Kapunda at 7,35 p.m., Meeara. F, Bailey and P. Hussey have taken Lockleye training: stables and racin? track. and are open to receive additions to their present string. Hussey is the well-known rider, and both men have had experience iu training. Mr. File's horses, Affluence and Wattle, have betn scratched for the Oakaparinga Cup and Hills Railway Stakes. Mr. E. W. Howard, the hon. sec. of the Adelaide Polo dab, has issued an attractive programme for the polo races which are to take place on Saturday. April 20, which included the Handicap Hurdle tifice(fi?efurloage), Ri~e with Polo Balls. Members' Handicip Flat Race (half a mile), the Open Fiat Race (half a mile), Tandem Race, Postilion Hurdle R«e. and Cigar and Umbrella Rice. Special con ditions are named in the adv...
RACES AT SMITHFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
RACES AT SMUHFIELD. A race meeting was held at Smitbfield on Wednesday in Mr. George Kidgw&y's paddock, There was a large concourae of people, iu* eluding visitors from the metropolis. The weather was delightful. The following are the the results, viz. : — Sheffield Handicap.— £5. E. Pocosk; £2, F, Williams ; £1, J. Leach. Hurdles.— £2, Doherty ; £1, Pocook. Maidens (borse).— £4, H. Mortimer's Rich mond; £1, Bloom's To Catch. Pony Race.— £1 10a.. Whiteman's Gimlet; 10s., Mortimer's Miss JeBsie. Smithfield Handicap. — £8, Whitsman's An eelmo ; £2, Marrett's Fidler. District Race.— £3, Marrett'a Fidier ; £1, Mortimer's Clipper.
CLARENDON, MARCH 15. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
CLARENDON, Mabch 15. An accident of a somewhat serious nature occurred near Clarendon today. Mr. Winn, of Coromandei Valley, and his son were re turning home from a sale at Cherry Gardens, and wben coming down a sharp pinch in the road the breeching- strap broke, the horse bolting. After going a short distance the animal fell, breaking the shafts, and throwing the occupants with great force to the ground. Mr. Winn had one arm badly broken, and was also severely bruised and shaken, The son was considerably Bhaken, and very much hurt in one knee, but had no bones broken.
MANNANARIE, MARCH 19. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
MANNANARIE, Mabch 19. Tbe farmers are busy preparing for seeding operations ; sowing will not be general for another fortnight, although a few have com menced, A good quantity of land will be put under crop this year, and a good proportion ia fallow land. Rev. G. Davidson, M.A. (the agent of the parent society) was present, and gave a resume* of fiie society's operations in different parts of the world. Addresses were given by tha Rev. J. Maoaulay and Mr. Foley. Selections of musio were rendered under the leadership of Miss Gibbes. The nomination of officers and collectors for the ensuing year was con firmed, the Rev. G. E. Gibbes being elected president, Rev. J. Macaulay vice-president, and Mr, C. Heritage treasurer. The sum of £15 waB voted as a donation to the parent society. — I regret to announce that Mr. W. Phillis, of Him Farm, died to-day. The deceased gentleman, who was one of the earliest settlers, was highly respected. — Active preparations are being made for the annual s...
MAITLAND, MARCH 14. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
MAITLAND. Mabch 14. HarveBt thanksgiving services in connection with the local Congregational Church were held on Sunday, March 10, when the Rev. J. Reed Glasson (of Adelaide) preached to large congregations. On Wednesday, March 13, a public tea was held in the Institute Hall, being followed by a laree meetinsr in the church to welcome the Rev. W. S. Fernie aB pastor. The church was beautifully decorated. Repre sentatives were present from the associated churches of Kilkerran and Tiparra and the other denominations in the town. The chair was taken by Mr. J. W. Shannon. Interesting Addresses were given by the Revs, J. R, GlasBon, J. Chapman (late paBtor), H. H. Teapue (Wesleyan), J. R. Ferguson, and W. J. Kahn, and MeBars. H. Pitcher and J. Jones, sen, Appropriate pieces were Bung by the choir.
INKERMAN NORTH, MARCH 16. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
INKERMAN NORTH, Mabch 16. The farmers are busy ploughing. One or two have started sowing where the laud is free from oats and grass.— Sincere regret is ex pressed at the departure from the district of Mr. Wm. WillB. who is leavine for Hahndorf on March 13. The band of hope, of which he has been president since its commencement, tendered him a farewell 'pound meeting.' About 100 Bat down to tea, and the after meet ing was crowded. Songs and recitations were given by members of the band and others, and addresses were made by the Rev. T. McNeil and O. S. Grey. The secretary, on behalf of the band, presented Mr. Wills with an album and address, and that gentleman suitably re sponded.
HAWKER, MARCH 18. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
HAWKER, Mabch 18. Alter a very not and trying fortnight a wel come change set in this morning. The town ship is nearly empty, but it is satisfactory to know that there are no men out of work ; all the absentees have left their families here while they are earning a living by road making, fencing, carrying, and in other ways. so things will soon look up again. — Except those who are away, the farmers have generally finished sowing.— The carelessness (resulting in cruelty) in trucking cattle complained of last year is still exhibited ; a drover with a beast down and six others treading on the animal wanted to take the truck on, but the etationmaster properly refused to allow him to do so. The bullock was consequently pulled out, and it died in a few hours. The cause of. animals getting down is generally oaused by truoking them whilst tender footed.
THE COPPER MARKET. LONDON, March 16. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
THE COPPER MARKET. ^ * [From our own Correspondent 1 jjondon, marcn io. copper has reverted to ita price of Thursday last, the quotation being £51, London, March 19. The French Copper Syndicate have failed to meet certain London bills given for copper purchases, and the Comptolr d'Escempte have repudiated liability in respect of any guarantee. A panic in the copper market has con sequently ensued, and sales were made to-day as low aa £35, which Is the lowest prlce,on record. Subsequently the market became firmer, ' and the last quotation was £39. Several failures brought about by the collapse In the copper market are im pending. ^_^__^____
GOOLWA, MARCH 16. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
GOOLWA, Mabch 16. j.ne rencounter Bay Voluat«eB Company, under Captain Goode and Lieutenant Hard ing, in accordance with instruction from head quarters, turned out to the number of 25 all told at 8 o'clock o.n March 9, and marched to the brow of the h'ill just above Port Victor. jluc iiuui uuuy uaiteu, ana an aa vance guard oi eix nun and two non-commissioned officers were sent en to Port Victor, and on their return the company marched back to Port Elliot, having marched over 13 miles, and having been under arms some seven and a half hoars. The captain procured vehicles to take his men home to Goolwa Every man who received notice excepting three turned out.
COMPTOIR D'ESCOMPTE DE PARIS. LONDON, March 1[?]. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
COMPTOIR D'ESCOMPTE DE PARIS. [from our own Correspondent.] juondon, marcn xo. The directors of the Bask of Franca are investigating the position of the Comptolr d'Eecowpte de Paris, shares in which show a further decline, having fallen this morning to 315 francs. London, March 17. It Is stated to be probable that In the scheme for the reorganisation of the Comptolr d'Eacompte de Paris, provision will be made for a separate company to continue the Eastern and Australian bUBlnefls. A meeting of the financiers was held yesterday in furtherance of the scheme fox reorganising the Comptoir d'Escompto de Paris without recourse to a judicial liqui dation. The majority of persona present were convinced that the sacrifice of ^another 4,000,000 francs would be neces sary. The meeting adjourned. Yesterday afternoon chares were quoted at 225 francs, London, March 18, 5.5 a m. M. Rouvier, the eminent French financier, has announced that 40,000,000 francs will be required to place the Comptoir d'...
CRYSTAL BROOK, MARCH 19. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
CRYSTAL BROOK, Mabch 19. The anniversary services in connection with the Bible Christian Church were celebrated on Sunday, March 17, and to day. The Rev. E. GrattoD, of Adelaide, preached to large con gregations in the Institute Hall on the Sunday, and the same gentleman delivered his lecture — 'Keep your temper' — before a good audience in the hall this evening. The Rsv. T. E. Keen presided. The dinner earlier in the evening also passed off successfully.
POLITICS IN ENGLAND. LONDON, March 16. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
POLITICS IN ENGLAND, [From our own Correspondent!] London, March 16. Mr. Mark Beaufoy, Separatist, who In 1886 was defeated by Mr. Robert Gent Davis, Conservative, In the contest for the Kennlngton Division of Lambeth, stood again for the district on Saturday, the seat being vacant through the resignation of Mr. Gent-Davis. He was opposed by Mr. Hope, a son of tbe late Mr. Beresford Hope, and a nephew of Lord Salisbury, the Premier. The partisans of both can didates put forward strenuous exertions, the Gladstonlans to win and the Conser vatives to retain this important seat. Mr. Beaufoy, who In the last contest was de feated by a majority of 240 votes, suc ceeded on Saturday In polling a larger number of votes than his opponent, and was doly declared elected.
COULTA, MARCH 15. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
COULTA, Mabch 15. Tbe Lake Wangary annual sports were held at Mount Dutton Bay on February 28. The day being beautifully cool there was a good attendance of spectators. The different events weie all well contested. Tie sports were followed by a ball in the evening, which was &1bo particularly well attended, and danoing was kept up until daylight.
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF RECHABITES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
INDEPENDENT ORDER OF KECHABITES. The annual meetlc^' of the South Australian District, No, 81, Indtj^ndent Order of Recbabites, was held in the Seohabite Hall, Grote-Btreet, on Tuesday. There wag ft very large attendance of representatives from tha various tents. The district chief ruler, Bro, R. J. Burnett, presided, and in his opening remarks congratulated the representatives npon the encouraging progress made daring the year 188S. The balance ? sheet waa read by the district secretary (Bro. E. Aloock), and ehowed that the income during the past half-year of the male adult branch funeral fund had been— For levies and entrance fees, £529 7s ; sale of goods, £54 0s, 5d.; interest and insurances, £630 13a. Id., making1 a' total income of £1,214 0s. 6d. ; while Che expenditure had been for death of sis members, £240; and one member's wife, £12; interest paid to tents, £260 10s. lOd. ; insurances, £22 17b, 4d. ; goods, £24 4s. ; extension work, £51 17b. 8d. ; sick pay to distriot membe...
THE ORGANISATION OF LABOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
THE ORGANISATION OP LABOR. The following paper, which was charas teriEed ae one ol the most able read at the pro ceedings of the Trades Congress recently held in Hobart, waB contributed by Mr. W. A. Kobinson, of thiB colony :— The matter rjt organisation of labor has, under different titles, engaged the' attention of sevens of our past conjfresseB. That it is necessary to or ganise goeB without Baying for without organisation we, as a recognised element of the social and political jjower, should cease to exist ; our body, so to speak, would orumble away and resolve itself into so many infinitesi mal particles with no weight and without co hesion, particles that could be gathered up by the handful and scattered to the winds without hurt or inconvenience to the hand which wrought the destruction. A complete organisa tion of these particlea, and a cementing of them, transforms them into one solid whole which would require a strong hand to rend 86tmder, and a high wind to blow to pieces...
THE CROZET ISLANDS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
THE CROZET ISLANDS. [From the Melbourne Argus of March 19.] This cluster of uninhabited islands, situated in the Great Southern Ocean, and on the High way to Australia, has on several occasions acquired a mournful interest from the tragic incidents of shipwreck and subsequent suffer ing with which they are connected. The latest record of disaster was that of the French ship TamariB, which was wrecked on these islands in March, 1887. The romantic story of the albatroBs which was found on the beach at Fre mantle, WeBtein Australia, last year with a tin plate fastened round its neck stating that the Tamaris had been lost, and that the sur vivors were on the Crozets, has not yet faded f rom resollection. For over six months these castaways bad remained on the islands, but when the French transport ship La Meurthe went to their assiBtanca and rescue she was unfortunately too late. With a view of ascertaining if there should be any ship wrecked people on the islands, Captain Simpson, of t...
CENTRAL BOARD OF HEALTH. TUESDAY, MARCH 19. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
CENTRAL BOARD OF HEALTH. Tuesday, Makch 19. Present— Vt. WhitteU (president!. IJr. Pater Bon, Messrs. H. Rymill, F. Wright, G, Young, and the secretary (Mr. G. H. Ayliffe), Dr. Renner reported a case of typhoid fever at Koolunga, and another at a farmhouse near Retihill, where during 1SS8 several caBes had occurred. The President said the information had been sent on to the board of health for Broughton, and Dr. Renner bad been informed that under the District Councils Act it is the duty of the local boards to take the necessary action in such caseB. Messrs. J. A. Jones aud J. B. Burt wrote stating that a considerable number of oases of typhoid fever had occurred at Soy leton during the past two years, and requesting that some stepB be taken to prevent the continuance of the diaeasa. The Peesidest had sent the chief inspector to Hoyleton, but he had not yet re turned, The secretary to the board of health for Spalding wrote stating that notices were sent! to the Minister of Education...