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PRESBYTERY OF ADELAIDE. RESIGNATION OF THE REV. J. H. ANGUS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
PRESBYTERY OF ADELAIDE. RESIGNATION OF THE REV. J. H. ANGUS. An adjourned meeting of the Presbytery waB held in Flinders- street Church, Adelaide, to dispose of the resignation of the Rev. J. H. Angus from the ministry of the Port Adelaide Presbyterian Church. Tbe meeting was con stituted by the moderator, Rev. E. Rorke, with whom were present Revs. Dr. Paton, 3. Gordon, J. H. Angus, and W. F. Main, ministers ; and Messrs. W. Ferguson, T. W. Fleming, and R. McClure, and Dr. Robertson, eiacrB. xne xiev, xi. initcaeu, or core AUgUBta, being present, waB associated. The Rev. J. H. Angus was called on to state the reasons for his resignation, He stated that there had been for nearly two years an unsatisfactory con dition of things in the congregation arising from the action of two individuals ; that their action in opposition to himself had been per sistent and had proved injurious to the progress of the church; that their injurious influence had manifested itself in various ways, which...
CHURCH INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
CHURCH INTELLIGENCE. At) interesting service was held in the Pirie strict Wesleyan Church on Sunday afternoon, the occasion being the delivery of an address to Sabbath-school children by the Rev. David Tonga, an exiled Tongan. The large church was crowded with children, their teachers, and friends. The Rev. T. Raston, an old mis sionary, occupied the chair, and there waa also present the Rev. George Brown (Tonea com missioner). The Rev. Mr. Brown delivered a brief address, introducing the native mis eionary, and alludiDg to the troubles that had taken place in Tonga. The Rev. Mr. Tonga epobe for some little time on topics calculated to interest children, and he succeeded in arous ing and enchaining their attention whilst he sketched the difficulties that had beset him and many other adherents or the WeBleyan Cburch when the King and Mr, Shirley Baker established a free church. The rev, gentleman repeated the Lord's Prayer in the Tongan language, which much amused his youthful listen...
REDHILL, MARCH 19. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
REDHILL, Mabch 19. On Sunday, March 17, harvest thanksgiving services were held at the Wesleyan Gnurch. The Rev. A. W. Bray, of Mintaro, conducted three services to good congregations. The church was nicely decorated with fruits and evergreens, and the united choir (Primitive Methodist and Wealeyan) rendered pleasing lnueic. On Monday evening toe Rev. A, W. Bray lectured on ' President Garfield,' in the Institute Hall; the Rev. H. Hartley (Primi tive Methodist) presided. — To-day nice showers of rain fell, and the country is beginning to look quite green again. Seeding operations have commenced, and the plough is at work in every direction. A large area will be put under cultivation this year, as there is great hope of a good seaaon.
QUEENSCLIFFE (K.I.), MARCH 17. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
QUEENSCEIFFE (K.I.). Mabch 17. The yacka gum contractors are very buBy completing their orders; Although no profit can be made by them at the present prices they earn a fair wage ; carting for long distances absorbs the profits. The season ia nearly over, aad will be entirely bo when the rain sets in. Higher prices must rule auother season, or very few will 6ngage in gum gather ing. — On Saturday evening last a thunder storm passed over here, but only a few drops of rain fell — The Wesleyans have nearly com pleted the erection of a church at Qaeeas clifie. — Bush fires are raging all around, serious loss having been caused in some in stances. Mr. Daw has lost his furniture, clothing, and outbuildings, and the district council a lot of timber valued at about £50, whilst others have had stacks of hay, fencing, and other property destroyed,— Toe resident are very anxious to know what steamer is to carry the mails, as they are not in possession of reliable information.
BALAKLAVA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
BALAKLAVA. March Id.— Present— All. Taa overseer re ported that Feibigier's contract was still in a very unsatisfactory condition, and wm in structed to relet the contract. Overseer re ported that Vetch's aud Werdc&ta f orda h*J been repaired. Rates collected, £2S3 11s. Tenders accepted— Contract 26, Dunn, 5i par chain, The question of making a new assas ment of the district before the nest election took place to stani over till next meeting. Mr. Blake wrote stating that the gates at BJj klava Cemetery were out of order, and askel that something might be done to them ; over seer to attend to them. Works ordered— Making about eix chains rubble road between sections 121 and 148, hundred of Stow : grab bing road between Hewitt's and Schulz'a, au-1 making a few chains rubble road in the eama neighborhood ; also rubbling over sandhill near Manley's. Board of Health. — Inspector reported having issued three notices to have closet nuisancsj abated, and in each case they had been co...
District Councils. ALMA PLAINS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
I Wtztntt €imttcik ALMA PLAINS. March 9 —Present— Chairman and Cm. Hill, Charlton, and Smyth. Messrs. F. (&. Ricbardeon & Co. wrote stating that costs of transfer of Potter's-road would be £2 2s. extra on account of land being under mortgage ; re ceived. TeDder accepted— Contract 10, B. Wheeler, £10. Work ordered— 300 yards additional maintenance metal. Clerk to gat ford near Laurie's repaired. Payments, £5 13s. 3d.
BOOBOROWIE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
BOOBOttOWTE. March 1R. — Present— Qrs. Wiae (suair), Craig, Fairchild, Lowdon, and Me Waters Or. Lowdon wrote stating that Dr. Browne hut given consent for exchange of water reserve. Chairman reported attending Hallett District Council re rabbits. Tenders accepted for main roads — Contracts 7 and 8, A. Foreytta, £3 16s. and £4 10s. per chain respectively; 9 aad 10, M. Sedwith, £6 9s. per chain ; 11, William Me Waters, £6 per chain ; 12, William Taylor, £10; 13, G. S. Ridge, £7 ; 14. G. S. Ridge, 6s. per cubio yard. Rolling, £5 10&, and for day work £14 2s. Road to be inspected over range to Mount Bryan. Receipts. £101 lls. 2d. Payments— General, £1C 14b. 6d. ; and main - roads, £14 8s. 6d.
BELVIDERE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
BELVIDE&E. March 2. —Present— All. Central Board of Health wrote stating that the cost of carrying out the provisions of the Public Health A.ot must be borne by the general rates, and that every board cf health should appoint officers to carry out the provisions of the Health Act. Mr. G. Pengelley wrote aBkine permission to leave heapB of stones on road leading from Hansberry's quarry ; to be allowed three days to clear away all stones placed by him on the road, in default of which legal pro ceedings to be at once taken against him, Mr. A. fjitechke drew attention to bad state of road adjoining Mrs. Sohirmer's section No. 1418, and requesting repairs there; clerk to inspect road, and if urgently required to have repairs made. Mr. J. Kleinig asked council to have chain of metalling done on south side of ford, near St. Kitt's Creek ; to be attended to. The balance sheet for the half-year was approved. Clerk appointed secretary arid inspector under the Health Act. The eurveyor ...
TWO WELLS, MARCH 16. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
TWO WELLS. Mabch 16. The annual picnic in connection with the Blue Ribbon Society, Primitive Methodist Sunday-school, and I.O, Rechabites was held on Thursday last on Mr. W. Ridg way's beautiful grounds on the Gawler River. A laige procession, headed by the Excelsior BrasR Kanri. nar&dpd thfl Rtmnt in thn tnnrn. ing, and a start was then made for the grounds. Although the day was warm, cricket and other pastimes were indulged, in. Three cheers were given for Mr. Ridgway, aud the picnickers were then conveyed to the institute hall, having thoroughly enjoyed themselves. In the evening the Bon Accord Dramatic Club, of Adelaide, gave a successful enter tainment to a crowded house in the hall,
RENMARK, MARCH 18. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
RENMARK, Mabch 18. The river began to fall again on Tuesday, March IS, and it is now down to 2 feet abovo summer level. The weather has been very warm and sultry, the thermometer standing at £9 degrees in the shade on both Friday and Saturday, March 15 and 16. — There ha3 been meetings for the last four nights in connection with horse-racing, athletic sports, and the forming of a football dab. The early forma tion of our football club was partly due to a statement in theup-riverpapersthat the clubs at Mildura and Wentworth had started play, and thatthey intended to give Reamarka more severe thrashing than we gave them last year. Tae following were the officers selected : — Captain, Mr. H. Oldham ; vice-captain, Mr. J. JVCuir j secretary and treasurer, Mr. Kelly ; and a committee of four. — On Saturday evening a most disgraceful scene took place at the Working Men's Olub. It appears that some words passed between the caretaker and some of the members of the committee, and after order...
WILLOWIE, MARCH 18. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
WILLOWIE, Mabch .18. A very large meeting was recently held in the Willowie Hotel to form an athletic club. After some discussion it was resolved to form & dub, and Mr. Murray Greig was elected presi dent, Mr. R, Barrie and E. S. Bristow vice preBidents.l Mr. J. Polglase secretary, and Mr. J. C. Richardson treasurer. A committee was formed to carry out the first programme on May 24.— The weather ib extremely dry, and many farmers are anxious for rain; several have finished seeding. — A very good programme waB submitted by the blue ribbon advocates to a large audience on March 15. Several of the performers acquitted themselves well, particularly Mies J. Dobney and Jacob Bull. — The children attending the looal Sunday school were treated to a picnic on March 14; Plenty of games, fruits, prizes, and a host of other good things were provided. A concert in connection with the Craters State Sohool waB held on Thursday in the local Institute, which was densely packed. The school ch...
A BATTERY ANNUAL COMPETITION. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
A BATTERY ANNUAL COMPETI TION. The annual competition in connection with A battery, field artillery, took place at the Dry Creek ranges on Saturday afternoon. The weather was trying, but despite this the battery mustered 60 strong, and there wad a larger attendance of visitors than is customary at these demonstrations. They consisted prin cipally of officers of the Militia, among those nrespnt beinc Colonel Mathewa. Msiorliovett. Lieut.-Colonel Olaxton; and Major Fergusson, Owing mainly to the efforts of Captain Schom burgk, who had charge of the battery during Major Hardy's term of leave of absence, the efficiency of the battery haB been well maintained. These competitions are a test of the skill of the men, and the keenest rivalry exists among the detach ments which are led by their sergeants. The result of each shot fired is watched with great eagerness by all the competitors, who if they fail in shooting, to some extent endeavor by smartness and good drill to regain some -of the...
URAIDLA, MARCH 19. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
URAIDLA, Mabch 19. On Sunday and Wednesday, March 10 and 13, the annual anniversary of the Bible Christian Sunday- school. Forest- road, was held. The Rev. J. Trewin conducted the Sunday services. On the Wednesday the usual tea for the children and friends was held. Subse quent lv -a . DUblic meetinar was held in tha church, being presided over; by. Mr. A. Badenoch (superintendent of the school). Ad dresses were given by Messrs. .'Phillips, Gore, Kidney, the Rev. Mr. Edwards (Wfcsleyau), and the Rev. .J. Trewin. Me G. E. Collins (the secretary) read the treasurer 'a report, which was very satisfactory!, there being i balance in hand of nearly £6. ' The secretary's report waa a very poor one indeed. Miss O. ? Hawke presided at the organ. — After the hot weather of last week we have 'had a little rain, with it nice cool change. :
THE GLADSTONE CIRCUIT COURT. Gladstone, March 20. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
THE GLADSTONE CIRCUIT COURT. Gladstone, March 20. Tbe Circuit Court was held here to-day before Judge Boacaut. Martin Fitzpatrick alias Moyle, charged with larceny at caltowie pleadedguilty, and was sentenced to four &nbsp; mouths' imprisonment in the Gladstone Gaol. Heinrich Gutte, out on bail for forging and utttrirg at caltowie failed to put in an appear ance and his recognisances were estreated, and an application for a warrant for his arrest was applied for by the Crown Prosecutor, which was granted. Tbe party subsequently visited Beetaloo,
NORTHERN LICENSING BENCH. PORT AUGUSTA, MARCH 12. [Before Messrs. J. Rudall, S.M. (chairman), F. J. Whitby, J. G, Bice, J. Hansom, and W. C. Barton.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
NORTHERN LICENSING BENCH. Poet Adgusia, Maech 12. [Before Messrs. J. Rudall.S.M. (chairman), F. J. Whitby, J. G. Bice, J, Mansom, and W, C. Barton.] Four applications for the renewal of licenses for railway refreshment-rooms were granted. The application of William Benstead, Great Northern Hotel, Alice Springs, for a publican's license, plans for which have been approved, was granted, license not to be issued until receipt of inspector's certificate. The application of William Tucker, Wauka linga Hotel, for a publican's license, was next considered, and the plans submitted were ap proved, more bedrooms being, however, recom mended to be supplied, and the premises to be finished in six months. The application of Thomas Turner, Gorge Hotel, Bangor, was granted, and that of Wesley Turton, Alice Springs Hotel, withdrawn. There were 74 applications for renewals of publicans' licenses granted, 7 new applications for old houEea granted, 23 renewals of store keepers' licenses granted, as al...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, and DEATHS. dmuuneementt wider Otis heating an inserted m * charge Two Shillings and Sixpence eock when not txeaiing fte line*. BIRTHS. JAMES.-On the 9th March, at the residence of her father, L. Reynolds, Esq., Kapnnda, Mrs. J. C. James, ol Johneburgh, of a daughter. Cornish papers please BAWES.— On the 4th March, at Hawkesleigh, Woodville Paik, the wife ol N. Hawke, Jan., of a son. MUEGGE.— On the 14th March, at the Uraidla Police«tati0n, the wife of William Muegge, of a son. Both doing veil. GLENN.— On the 11th March, the wife of W. Glenn, llltcham fitatioiunaster, of a daughter* Father jubilant. ?? DOTE.— On the 15th March, at Queen-Blzeet, Not wood, the wife of L. M. Dove, of a daughter. CHABXIEE —On fhe 16tb Uucb, at the Broadway, --. New Glenelg, the wife of A, H. Ohartier, of a daughter. GLOVER.— On the S6th February, at Beulah-road, . Norwood, the wife of A. H. Glover, Corramulka, of a eon. MUNRO.— On the 26th February, at South terrace, the wlf e of John...
NEW ZEALAND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
NEW ZEALAND NEWS. The alarm which was caused in New Zea land by the conduct of Te Kooti has now sub sided. The Auckland detachment of troops dispatched to Opotihi in consequence of tue representations made to the Government of the dangers to the settlers in the district from the presence of the chief arrived at that place on tbe afternoon of March 6. This contin gent, consisting of 127 men. wab under Captain Morrison, who was joined the same day by Major Porter with the Gis borse detachment, 133 strong; After the arrival of the forces at Opotiki Te Kooti wrote a letter to Mr. Bush, the resident magis trate, saying he would return to Waikato. Major Porter advanced with hia force to Waikeka, and proceeded to the Hauhau en campment with Wi Pere (a friendly chief) and negotiated. The Hanhaus informed Major Porter tbat Te Kooti left for Waikato on the previous night, in company with bis wiveB and two or three men. A small force was sent after them, and Te Kooti was taken into custody on ...
The Week. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 23 March 1889
%hc MtA. The railway revenue for the week en J mar ISarch 16 was £16,S28, that for the corre sponding week of 1888 beine £1S,S«, showing a decrease this year of £1.716. The only nominations received fer the offi see of warden »tsd clerk of the Senate of the Ade laide University for the coming year are jMr. F. Cbapple, B.A-, B Sc, for warden, and ilr. T. Caterer, B.A., for clerk. The Smelting Company at the i-ry Urees: Smelting Works have received the following cable advice from their London agents, dated March 16 :—' Standard silver, 3s. 6£d. p?r 02 , market firm: soft Spanish lead, £i2 12s. per ton. market firm.' On Sunday afternoon a flash of lighting struck Mr. E. M. Ashwin's houae at the Sema phore, and took cfl the small steeple rising from the tower. It came to the ground and damaged the roof in its descest, but fortuna tely no person was injured. Mr. W. E. Mattineon, M.P., has received the following from the secretary to the Com xmssioner of Public Works:— 'The Commis sioner ...