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DAIRY FARMING. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
DAIRY FARMING. A lecture on dairy farming was recently delivered at Milton, New Seuth Wales, by Mr. C. E. Crommelin. Tho lecture treated of milk and its manufacture into butter, and the object of its delivery was to pro mote the establishment of butter factories in the district. As the remarks of the lecturer contain some valuable hints wa make the following extracts: — A dairy should be entirely out of the way of smells and gaseB arising from the decomposition of manure, since milk ab sorbs these with, great facility. Abundance of pure water is also a requisite ; cows should not have to travel far to slake their thirst, for, when a supply of food has been taken, they like to drink, lie down, aud quietly convert their food into milk. Milk cannot be made without water, and when it is secreted largely, a large amount of water is absolutely required. One authority as serts that cows that only drank 27 quarts of water per day only gave six to eight quarts of milk per day, while those th...
THE LATE WAR IN THE TRANSVAAL. CAPE TOWN, April 24. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
THE LATE WAR IN THE TRANS ' VAAL. Cape To\ra. April 24. The Commission, consisting of Sir Her cules Robinson, G.C.M.G., Governor of Cape ColoDy, Major-General Sir Evelyn Wood, V.C., and Sir John H. De Villiers, Chief Justice of the Cape Colony, ap pointed with reference to the Transvaal difficulty and the settlement of the frontier, will shortly assemble.
Cricket. WANDR[?]RS v. UNIVERSITY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
Cnckt. ?Wastjbilbbs v. University. This match wag plajed en tbe Oval oo Friday afternoon, April 22. The following are the eocres and bowling analysis : — CHIVEESITT. Captain, T. A. Oaterer; umpire, J. Hide. T.A. Caterer, c. Ayers.b. Bennett ... ... 51 F. Belt, b. Young ? 11 A. Norman, c. and b Bereeford ? 3 J J. E. Woods, c. Hood, b. Felly ? 3 D. Evan, b. Bennett ? „ 14 C. B. Herbert, b. Pelly ? 14 M. S. Eowe, b. Young ? 63 B. Oldham, b.B. Ayers ... ? 6' G. KiDgtmiU, b. B. Ayers ? 3 F. Colton. b. Btiesfora ? «.. S A.Gill, not out ... ... '. ? 3 Sundries ? 4 Total ? - '. ? 209 Bowling Analysis. Balls, aldns. Bum.Wkts. YouDg ? 80 0 59 2 Bennett ? 60 0 48 2 Felly ? 68 0 55 2 Beresford ? 60 0 28 2 Ayeis ? 24 0 21 2 WASDEBEES. Captain. A. Young; umpire, E. M. Ashwia. B. Prlly, b Oldbam ? 22- A. E. Ajers, b. Caterer ? 23 — Bennett, et. Kowe, b. Caterer ? 35 .— Acraman,rnnout ... ? 0 A. Young, ran out ? „. 13 — Maun.E. Woods _ _ ? 11 F.AjerP, b.Wcods ? 0 H. J. Fitzroy, c. Norman, b. Catere...
HOSTILITIES COMMENCED BY THE FRENCH AGAINST THE BEY OF TUNIS. LONDON, April 26. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
HOSTILITIES CO3I11ENCED BY THE FRENCH AGAINST THE BEY OF TUNIS. London, April 26. Intelligence has just been received that hostilities have been actively commenced by the French against the itey of Tunis. Ihe French fleet, consisting of several iron clads, arrived yesterday before the town of Tabarca, north of Tunis, against which place they shortly afterwards commenced a furious bombardment, which resulted in the total destruction of the town' in a few hours. A large body of troops subsequently landed os the island of Tabarca, or which the French now hold complete possession. Pabk, April 26. The excitement previously reported as prevailing among the Mohamedan sub jects of the Bey of Tunis is rapidly spreading among their co-religionists, the Arabs of Algeria, whose sympa thies with the Bey are loudly and openly expressed. So threatening nas the attitude of the Arabs become that orders have been gives for the immediate dispatch of 50,0C0 French troops of all arms to Algiers and othe...
HINDMARSH v. NORTH ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
HlHDMAE£H V. NOEIH AdeeaXDH. The long looked-for retom match bsfeween tbe two great rivals for tbe first position in tbe atBociation, the North Adelaide and Hind-, mareb 01ubs,was commenced on- the Oral on. Saturday afternoon, April 28. As -might have, been anticipated from the interest attaching to tbe event, tbeie waa a large attendance -at the. foutiitm end cf tbe «val, on which tbe match wasplajed.. Appended are the scores :— hibdmaese. W.Norman, c and b. MoSbane ... ... 42 J. I«oel, c. Pettinger, b. Mitchell .„ _. 6 A. H. Jarvis, b.McShane » ? 3 W. Bnllengb, o. Bennett, b. McS.baae -.18 H. Arthur, c. Pettinger, b. MoShane _. 18 H. O. Cbittleborougb, b. Bevan ... ... 0 F. Eing, not out „ .. ? 7 J. tiould, b. McSbane ? 0 T.BUl.o. A. Slight, b McShane ? 0 G.SSrcen, St. A Slight, b. McShane ? 0 G. Tidy, o. A. Sligfct, b. Mcbhane ... ... 1 SuLdries ... ... ??? »? m.. Q Total ... - ? ... 95 Bowling Analysis. Balls. fiuna.Mdna. Wkta.' Uc8bsBe ... ... 145 55 8 7 Mitch. 11 ? 42 S3 0 1 B...
FUNERAL OF LORD BEACONSFIELD. LONDON, April 26. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
FUNERAL OF LORD BEACONS FIELD. London, April 26. The funeral of the Earl of Beaconsfield took place at Hughenden to-day, to which place his remains were con veyed a day or two ago. Although the wishes of the deceased Earl that the ceremony should be canducted . with extreme simplicity were as far as possible carefully and strictly respected, yet so many persons of' all classes of society desired to pay the last tribute of respect, that the attendance at the funeral was immense numbering many thousands of persons from all parts of the country. The Prince of Wales, the Duke of Connaught, and Prince Leopold attended in person the procession from the Manor House to the vault. There were also present the . - Marquis of Salisbury and all the leading members of the Conservative party, com prising almost all those who had held office in Lord Beaconsfield's late ad ministration. The Liberal party were represented by the Marquis of Harrington, Secretary of State for India, and Sir Vernon Harc...
WARRNAMBOOL STEEPLECHASE MEETING. [By Telegraph.] [From our own Correspondent.] Melbourne, April 27. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
WAKENAMBOOL STKBPLHOHiSB MKETUSG. [By Telegraph.] [From our own Correspondent.] Melbourne. April 27. Acceftakces —Handicap Hurdle. — Sir Peter, President, King of Trumps (late Monitor), Young Dollar, Dhurringhile, Korma, Brewer, Hector, Fireking, Too Late. Handicap Flat Race — Star, Hazeppa, Bhea, Messalliance, Lady Hampden, Synod, Matador, Mirthful, Tanda rook. Grand National Steeplechase.— Twilight, King of TrampB (late Monitcr), Eight Bower (late Adonis), Fire King, Great Western, Post master, Gazelle, Sparkle Morong.
Coursing. VICTORIAN COURSING CLUB. [By Telegraph.] [From our own Correspondent.] Melbourne, April 26. SUNBURY STAKES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
(farsmg* VIOTOBIAN OOUBSING OLTJB. [By Telegraph.] [From our own Correspondent.] Melbourne, April 2S. BTJlvBGRY. STAKES. Be Happy beat Hoetlind. Mavis beat Cham bermaid, Silver Wave beat Monmoath, Telegram beat Banagher, Dionysius Okina baat raael Potter, Milton beat Jolly Bum Punch, Damson beat Bosieie, Salvini beat Cricket. FIBSI STAKES. Elp Tan Winkle beat Kewmaid, Winecup beat Charles Dickens, Tipton beat Boseleaf, Stormbird beat Miss Ella. MA1MESBTTRY STAKES. Mies Emma beat Sunbnry Stag, Clow beat Tots Toss, Melaine beat Chitchat, Duchess of Buccleuch beat Royal Beauty, Boubla best Bojne Water, Bailey beat Dura, Maid of Athens beat Electricity. Mint beat Solfa, Miss Emma beat Clow, Duobess of Susoleuch beat Melaine, Bailey beat Bouble. Mint ran a bje; Maid of Athens was drawn. Melbourne, April 27. Kamesbtjbgh Starts. — Miss Bmma beat Duchess of Buccleuch, Mruls beat Billey, Hails beat Miss Einna and won. StMscEV Stakes. — Mavis beat Be Happy, Silver Wave beat Telegram, Damson r...
Poultry. USEFUL GLEANINGS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
HjOrwIt^ USEFUL GLEANINGS. Eggs fob Wottjeb Ube — To two and a half gallons of soft water add 2 lbs. of salt and 2 ozs. of saltpetre. Boil 15 minutes, and when almost cold stir in four table spoonfuls of quicklime. Let stand two or three days, then pack the eggs, small end down, into a stone jar and cover with the mixture. Keep where it is cool, and do not move the jar. A Duet Bath fob Fowls. — In an article upon this subject the Poultry World makes the following pertinent remarks : — ' Some sensible aud humane farmers, willing to supply every want and render their stock eontented and at their ease, furnish in the midst of their cattleyards posts set in the ground for the creatures to rub against, to allay the itching sensation which occurs from various causes. Even when lice do sot abound, a quadruped or a bird may be very uncomfortable if not permitted to nee claw or hoof, horn or bill, to scratch a particular spot at a par ticular time. Living in a scratching world, and knowing t...
Horticulture. GARDENING HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
Woxiknlinxt* GARDENING HINTS. The violent winds and rain which passed over us hist week have left their mark behind in unsheltered places. Soft-growing plants and shrubs and trees with young wood on them now look as though they had been syringed with scalding water.' Scarcely a leaf is left on them on the windy tide, and the rew that are left are crisp and brown. Mildew has appeared on the Koges, and the black fly is clustered in thousands round the flower buds of Tecoma velutina, Jochroma tubulosa and grandiflora, and many other flowering shrubs, Poinciana Gilliesii being very badly infected. The only thing that can be done for plants whose leaves ure destroyed is to clean them and cut off the young points a little below where they have caught the storm severely. Every means should be used to prevent a recurrence of a simUar state of things, especially where some valu able plants are in danger. It is a very unpleasant task to have to protect plants in the ornamental garden with can...
SEIZURE OF A STOLEN STEAMER. Melbourne, April 27. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
SEIZURE OF A STOLEN STEAMER. [From ouz own Correspondent! Melbourne, April 27. The Commissioner of Customs seized last night a steamer called the India, as proofs bad been discovered that she was the . eteamer Ferret, stolen in October last from the Clyde. A paragraph from a home paper, giving a description of the vessel, excited suspicion in the mind of Constable McKenzie at Qneeus cliff, and he reported the matter. From enquiries it was found that the crew of the vessel were not allowed to go ashore, and tbe fires were kept burning bo as to leave at fifteen minnteB notice. It also appeared that she had been offered for sale privately at £10,000. When she was seized and examined the number of the Ferret was found battered in with the num. ber of the India covering it, bnt which bears no record in Lloyd's Begister. In tbe bell the name had been filed out, and also in tbe capstan. A sailor's discharge nota bearing tbe name of the Ferret was also found. Bhe arrived in the bay on April...
GARDENING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
GARDENING NOTES. The plate representing Clematis coccinea, which appears in the Gardtn for March 13, depicts a plant -with which a horticulturist could not fail to be delighted. Dr. Thurber, editor of the Ameriem Agriculturist, de scribis it a * native of Texas, growing from three feet to eight feet, and once con founded with C. Pitcherii, but verv dis tinct from that. Tne flowers are small, half an inch to one inch long, but of a bright scarlet color, and in old established plants very numerous. The plant thougti from, so far south, has proved perfectly hardy in the vicinity of New 'York city. The foliage ia finer than that of C. Pitcherii, and it is not so vigorous a grower; C. Pitcherii has, moreover, very dark brownish-purple, flowers.' Regarding its cultural require ments but little is known. It has flowered in the Garden of Planti, Paris. A new Japanese Oak (QuercuB Buergern) is figured; and Mr. Alfred Parsons, the well-known artist, presents the readers of this journal with a...
COUNTRY TELEGRAMS. ARDROSSAN, April 25. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
COUKTEY TELEGRAMS. ? « ? fFrom our own Correspondents.! AEDSOSSAJJ. April 25. Over half an inch of rain fell during the DigLt. There is every appearance of more duiicg the day. The Government das», f roai which onr township is supplied, are in a dis graceful condition, the fences being broken down, end sbeep, pigs, and cattle slake tbeir thirst acd wash their bodies at wilL Frequent representations stating the above factshave been made st head-quarters, but without avail. BALACLAVA, April 25. Tester day the glass fell considerably, and last nigbt we had nearly three-quarters of an inch of rsia. Is u still cloudy, and there are indi cations of more rain. The farmers will now be able to ct mmence sowing ia earnest. OALTOWIB, April 25, A thunderstorm occurred last night, and near -- ?n inch of rain fell. ~ CLAfiE, April Si. A imsrt shower cf rain fell this afternoon, and there is a good prosptct of its contiauanoe. CETSTAL EEOOK, April 15. One inch of rain has fallen since last night. ...
THE LATE EARL OF BEACONSFIELD. LONDON, April 25. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
THE LATE EARL OF BEACONS FIELD. London, April 25. bhoruy after the House of Commons met . this afternoon Mr. Gladstone rose toex prcsB his deep regret and that of his col- ? leagues at the loss the country had sus tained by the death of Lord Beaconsfield, a regret which he felt sure was shared by . men ef all shades of political opinion. It was, he announced, the desire of the Go vernment that a memorial should be raised to the late Earl of Beaconsfield at tho ex \ ense of the nation, and with this object in ?view he gave notice that in a fortnight from the present time he would brin» ' orward a motion that funds be voted for he erection of a monument in Westminster Abbey. .'. In the House of Lords also speeches wera made in ?which the death of Lord Beacone* field wa& feelingly alluded to.