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QUEENSLAND. Brisbane, April 22. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
QUEENSLAND. FFrom our own Correspondent.! Brisbane, April 22. Tbe Premier wires that be has agreed with tee Transcontinental Bailway Company on tbe subject of the survey. An expedition will leave London in May next. Colonels Fielding and Scratchley are mentioned as likely to bo members. Another telegram in reference to the Steel Bails Commission says the report will be ready in six weeks. The Premier says his counsel are of opinion that the Opposition joined in a con spiracy egamet tbe Government. There was a severe gale at Cooktown last night. The echoolhouso roof was totally blown tff, and many other buildiogs were injured. ilie Brisbane has arrived with smallpox on board, and will remain in quarantine till further orders. Brisbane, April 25. At Bockhamprcn, a girl thirteen years of age lias been fined £3 for stealing a pine-apph. One thousand biles of wool and eleven tonsoi copper are awaiting shipment. Tee umpire has decided thifc toe disputed race at the Southport regatta most ...
OUR TASMANIAN LETTER. Hobart, April 12. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
OUR TASMANIAtf LETTER. [From our ewn Correspondent.] Hobart, April 12. If an interval longer than usual has elapsed since I posted my last letter it is not for want of subjects of interest to write about. The lively state of things which had then to be chronicled still continues, and shows if anything still more reassuring signs of continuance and growth. For some time to come mining news will fill a goodly part of my letter. We are beginning to think and speak more hopefully of thp rapidly growing industry, and while a fair propor tion of dividends flow in we are content to let a little go with the many bogus affairs with very little grambling. It is a remarkable fact that while the local preeg has been very slosv to rise to a proper appreciation of the new ?tate of things, intercolonial leader-writers have not been afraid to predict that Tas mania has entered upon a season of unpa ralleled -vitality and success. Melbourne capitalists rIso have awakened to the fact that Tasmania of...
Agriculture, &c. APPROACHING LAND SALES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
%antnllnxtt &t. APPROACHING .LAND SALES. May 17. — Offer for credit selection land in Hundreds of Woolyana, Nacknra, Teroirie, Keiville, snd Eurelia, and odd blocks in Huor dreds of Kapperby, Tatinr*, Yarauyacka, Min lercovie, Freeling, Burdett, King, Wonua, and Osbaperinga.
NORTHERN DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
NORTHERN DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. Port Augusta. — Tohsdat, Apeil 19. Present— Messrs. J. M. Goodisr, J.P. (chair man), Bnrgoyne, T. P. Jones, and J. Moorhoms commissioners). The Ohaibman then gave a verbal report of the visit of inspection made by himself aad two otner members ot tne board, as arranged at last meeting, in company with the superintending surveyor. He also read a letter whiob. he had received from Mr. Burgoyne on the subject of this visit of inspection, stigmatising it a» a perversion of the public funds in order that the members of the board might bs able to attend the Great Northern races. The Ohkiruan, iu commenting on the letter, expressed his regret that Mr. Burgoyne should have supposed his brother commissioners capable of act ing in such an improper manner. For his own part he had not thought about the raoea at all when the visit was arranged, and hid no desire whatever to go to the laces, ttr. Joxm alio expressed himself to the same effect. Mr. Bchgotse explained ...
NORTH MIDLAND ROAD BOARD. GEORGETOWN:—THURSDAY, APRIL 31. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
NORTH MIDLAND ROAD B0A.RD. GBOEQBTOWlf:— THUESDAT, APEIXi 81. Present — Messrs. W. Moorbouse (la «be ohair), J. Cook, A. Young, and T. Priest (commis sioners); also the sapetiBteading-surveyor \i&T. Daffy ), and Mr. Geo. Fie d, secretary. Tbe Jamestown Corporation -wrote requesting that a wing-fence might be ereoted at either end of bridge in Ayr-street, Jamestown, and that the tenipoiary crossing made by co&traotsr below the bridge might be allowed to remain. The erection of a f«nce to be left to saperia tending-surveyor to do as be considered neces eery. The ford to ba removed, ai its retention might be detrimental to ths bridge. Mrs. Mary O'Dea asked that ska might; bs allowed to transfer the tenders of her law hus band, No. 225 and 229, which were accepted at last meeting to Patrick Hyeus. The depo«t« lodged by Mrs. O'Dea's late imrtiod t» ba re tamed, but the transfer of the contrasts noi agreed to. The Booyoolee Distriot Counoil wrote, asking that stationman mi...
INFANT FOUND DEAD. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
INFANT FOUND DEAD, The city coroner held an inquest at the Port Admiral Hotel, Port Adelaide, oa Saturday afternoon, April 23, on tbe body of a newly-born female child that was found in a water-olosat at Bosewater on Friday evening, April 22. Mr. Wallace was present to watch the proceedings on behalf of the supposed mother, Sarah Bridge land. Mr. J. fiann was foreman of a jury of fifteen. Detective Hampton stated that ou the previous evening he, with Deteotive ffsard. searched a privy on the premises of Edward Bcriven, of Eosewster, aud found the body of a female ohild. It did not appear discolored, and there were no marks of violence apparent. Had made enquiries as to the mother of the child, and thought that he had found her. A large portion of the umbilical cord was attached ta tbe child, and there was another piece ot it that te was bound to leave in tho privy, as it was twisted round some wood or other hard sub stance. Mr. Mol£cndriok, .one of the juryiaen, here ashed the coron...
THE MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
THE MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION. The Quarterly meeting of the executive com mittee of the Munioipal Association of South Australia washsld at tbe City Council-chamber, Town Hall, on Friday afternoon, April 22. The President of the association (Mr. E. T. Smith, MJ?., mayor of Adelaide) took the cbsir. The following representativesof associated ooroorations were present: — Adelaide — The President and Or. King. Port Adelaide — Or. Beattie. Kensington and Norwood — Cr. Dew. Gawler — The Major and Or. Burtoa. Kaponda ? The Mayor and Cr. Nicholson. Hindmush — Cr. Gould. Apologies for non-attendance were received from the Mayors of Kensington and Norwood and of Port Adelaide. TUe Peesidbkt said tbe progress report as to tbe model by-laws had been received, but as tbe by-laws amounted to 100 in number, and it would take at least two days to consider them, he suggested that copies should be forwarded to the solicitors of the association, who should re vise them and put them in strictly legal lang...
MARINE BOARD. THURSDAY, APRIL 21. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
MARINE BOARD. Thubssay. Apbil 21. Present— Captain B. H. Ferguson, S.M. (president), Captain J. W. Smith, J.P., Mr. J. Formby.Mr. S.D. Glyde.J.P., and Captain A. McCoy (wardens), and Mr. T. K. Stephens (secretary). The treasurer forwarded the Governor's signa ture to the new by-laws relating to explosives and light dues. The Aichitect-ia-Ohief notified that tenders had been invited for fencing in the Government reserve at Cape Jaffa for the use of the light housekeepers. The Sngineer-in-Ohief forwarded a progress report of jetties, &c, for the month of March. It stated that at Bivoli Bay the piling of tbe south arm of the jetty head had been completed. The two moorings laid down by the board near the pier head were thought by thoee who would most probably use them to be too far from the jetty. (The President and the wardens expressed the reverse opinion.) The lighthouse at the end of Kingston jetty had been cleaned and repaired. It was a question whether or cot the old jetty...
LOCAL BOARD OF MAIN ROADS. CENTRAL DISTRICT. MONTHLY MEETING.—THURSDAY, APRIL 21. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
LOCAL BOAJiD OF MAIN K0A.D3. OKNTBAL DISTRICT. Monthly Meeting. — Thursday, Apbu. 21. Present— Messra. K. Smith, J.P. (chairman), T. Paltridge, J.t\, J. H. Bsgater, J.P., W. Haines, and T. Hack, JJP, and E. S. Davys (secretary;. Deputations. deviation on etbathalbrn-boad. The Eon. E. C. Bakes. M.L.O., introduced Mesas. A. H. Landseer, M.P., J'. L. Stirling, M.P., W. A. B. West-Erskine, and s number of other gentlemen representing tbe residents of Mount Barker, Bchunga, Macales&eld, and StrathalbyB, and the surrounding places, who detired to point out to the board the advisa bility of making a deviation in tho main road to Strathalbvn from tho Atdgate Pump to Gum Flat. The present road was very steep, snd tha deputation were prepared to show that a com paratively level and much shorter road ceuld be formed between these two points. He s-ould also state that he had it on the authority of Mr. Patterson, the assistant engineer, that there was to be a station in connection with t...
FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE. The following valuable article on the symptoms snd treatment of footand month disease is taken from the. London .Field;— So far as we are aware there is no specific for the cure of the complaint ; it is, in fact, one of those disorders which have to run a definite course to their natural termination, and in the case of foot and mouth disease the termination is usually in recovery. The affection is sot a fatal one, and there fore many different systems of treatment have been advocated as curative in their ' effects, chiefly perhaps because animals treated in various ways recover, as they would have done without any medical treatment at all. With ihe symptoms of foot-and-mouth, disease allatockowners are perfectly familiar. The first signs are those of general dis- ' iuriance; fh«- animal occasionally shivers, 'chewing the cud' is suspended, the coit 'etares,' and frequently the animal kicks with one . foot, as though trying to shake - something off. Then comme...
[REUTER'S TELEGRAMS.] THE IRISH LAND LEAGUE. LONDON, April 21. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
\REUTEK8 TELEGRAMS.] TEE IRISH LAND LEAGUE. London, April 21. A convention of members of the Irish I.and Leaguo, numbering 1,000 persons, has met to-tlay tor thu \mr\iom -jt considering the ijiDfj Jjjll tWiU\\j introduced into the Houko of UoinmwB by Mr. J'orater. The ni--u*ur-! i« ««vnrs)y critlciood, find iu pro vision*) urn U'xHarsd to be quite inadequate to the utii/MiUt* of tho situation. The meeting hue fiiuilly dgf.-ided to refuiw to accept tbi) muanuri; ft* & solution of existing difficulties in the tenure of land in Ireland unless amended in Hoveral important point*.
DISTURBANCES IN MOSCOW. LONDON, April 23. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
DISTURBANCES IN MOSCOW. London. Amil 23. The Nihilists in different parts of Russia are still showing a considerable amount of activity. In Moscow serious disturbances are threatened, and the military have been ordered to hold themselves in readiness to forcibly repress any rising that may take place. Revolutionary placards have been posted is great numbers upon the walk of the city, and a great deal of excitement exists among all classes of the population.