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District Councils. BELVIDERE. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
gi0trict Coanrik BELVIDEBE. October E. — Present— AH. Mr. C. B. Doroeyer asked that 2 cheius metalling be made on' Angus Park-road Hear his place ; to be attended to wiicn- funds are available. Mr. W. Noack requested that repairs be effected on Mount Rutus-road near the Julia boun dary ; resolved tiiat road be reformed. Mr. J. Murphy asked that repairs foe made on Moppa-road near Boole's ; resolved that council inspect the road. Sur veyor reported he had let to M. Irvine cutting approaches and metalling creek between sections 577 and 678, St. ICitts, for £4, and the chairman end he hod let to A. Biar repairs near Ciar's reserre for £2. Eete of lOd. in the pouud was declared. A. NitEClike's tender for work at creek near Nain at £14 10s. accepted. Oouucil decided to close St. Johu's-road near Cash's. Receipts, £2 9s. lid. Payments— General, £83 8s. 7-L; account A, £27 189. Cd. BLYTH. October 14— Present— AIL Cr. gowning reported he had ruts filled on Raglass'e-road for 40s. ; ap prove...
A SHEARING DIFFICULTY. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
A SHEARING DIFFICULTY. Nahracoorte, October 15.— Shearing is pro gressing satisfactorily. Binnum started on Thursday with a full complement of men. At firsttheshearers refused to go on at the pastoral ists' price, but there being a greater number for the stands than was required, the men went on quietly after a brief dispute, and everything is now going on smoothly. At May Hall, on Saturday, the men struck for the union price, and they nave formed a camp near the station. Shearing 'will, however, be commenced there when the weather gets finer, and it is expected that the stands will be easily filled. Kybybolite, Narracoorte station, and others commence in a few days. Warrattenbullie commenced last week without any difficulty. All stations are paying the pastoralists' price,
A PLUCKY MAYOR. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
A PLUCKY MAYOR, Wallaroo, October 15. — To-day a horse attached to Mr. J. H. Riohards's baker's cart bolted down Wildman-street and up .Owen terrace, where his worship tho mayor (Mr. J. EvanB) made an effort to stop the runaway. He caught hold of the back of the cart with the intention of getting up and taking the reins which were tied in front, out unfortunately he was thrown to the ground and had his collar bone broken and his leg bruised. Dr. Harbi son was called in and attended to his worship, who will be unable to resume his duties for a few weeks.
ACCIDENTS AT GAWLER. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
? ? ?? ? ACCIDENTS AT GAWLER. Gawleu, October 12.— A rather serious ac cident happened at the works of Messrs. James Martin & Co. on Friday afternoon, when a lad named John Simpson, aged about 15 years, had one of his thighs broken. He knocked against a prop which was supporting an iron plate, with the result that the plate fell on him. The bone was reset by Dr. Popham and the patient is doing as well as can be ex pected. An accident happened at Gawler Belt on Wednesday, whereby Mr. M. Lucas sustained a broken arm. A fall from a load of chaff was responsible for the disaster.
A WHIRLIGIG COLLAPSES. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
A WHIRLIGIG COLLAPSES. Mount Gambier, October 13.— A severe duststorm swept through the town on Satur day evening and a steam whirligig in full swing was caught by the whirlwind. The centrepole broke and the whole structure collapsed. An employe named Neilson re ceived a severe injury to his spine and several children had a narrow escape.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
PUBLIC OPINION. The opinion of the leading skin authorities of the world, viz., the late Professor Sir Erasmus Wilson, P.R.8., Dr. Redwood,'Ph.p., F.C.S., P.I.O;, Mr. John -L. IJiltonf Senior Surgeon St. John's Hospital for the Skin, London, &o., unanimously agree that Pears' Soap is the beet soap for the skin and complexion. . ; ' rx7B2c
REMINISCENCES OF SEDAN. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
REMINISCENCES OP SEDAN. Apropos of the celebration of the German triumph' the Militar-Wockenhlait, of Berlin, publishes some new historical documents in connection with the capitulation of Sedan. The most interesting (writes the Times corres pondent) are extracts from the diary of the then Lieutenant - Colonel Bronsavt von Sehellendorff, who was afterwards Prussian Minister of War. and a report taken from the shorthand notes of Captain von Nostiz of the negotiations on the conditions for the capitula tion of Sedan, which took place at Donchery during the night of September 1, 1870. The third document is Count Bismark's report to the Kiug on the negotiations. This document, however, is not new, sis it was published almost in extenso by the Official Gazette on September 12, 1870. The diary of Lieutenant-Colonel Sehellendorff gives an account of his vide into Sedan in order to summon the French to sur render. On his way thither he was informed that meanwhile the white flag had been hoi...
"HARNESSING NIAGARA." SOME PARTICULARS OF A GREAT ENTERPRISE. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
'HARNESSING NIAGARA.' SOME PARTICULARS OF A GliEAT ENTERPRISE. In several of the magazines for September there are articles describing the great work of ' Harnessing Niagara,' which has now been so successfully carried out. Mr. George Forbes, who was engaged as electrical con sulting engineer, describes in Blackwood what has been accomplished. THE POWER OF THE FALLS. Mr. Carter, of New York, in an oration at the opening of Niagara, Park some time ago, said the sense which responded to the magnificent motion of the Falls was the sense of power. But few, perhaps, have any adequate idea of what the extent of that power really is : — 'Nearly 6,000 cubic miles of water, pouring down from the upper lakes with 90,000 square miles of reservoir area, reach this gorge of the Niagara River at a point where its extreme width of one mile is by islands reduced to two channels of only 3,800 feet. Here, in less than half a mile of rapids, the Niagara river falls fifty-five feet, and then with a dep...
AN ENGINEERING "MONSTROSITY." [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
AN ENGINEERING ''MON STROSITY.' .» There seems at the present time, says the Architect, to be an engineering mania for tha construction of monstrosities, if t-uch a word may be permissible. According to the latest! rumor the Paris Exhibition of 1900 will con tain one of the most useless aud ridiculous engineering schemes of the present day. It is rumored that French engineers propose con structing for the exhibition a gigantic tube, reaching 700 ft. high, and having a diameter of 105 ft. Inside this will be an elevator in the form of a balloon, in the car of which pas sengers will be conveyed to the top, the cat being made to swing considerably to imitate tho effects experienced in a genuine aerial ascent. At the top of the column, the air, mechanically exhausted, will give those in the balloon some idea of what aeronauts suffer when they rise to high altitudes, owing to the absence of breathable atmosphere. A stop of a few seconds will be made at the top of the tube, and then the c...
BULL FIGHTING IN SOUTHERN FRANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
BULL FIGHTING IN SOUTHERN FRANCE. The Paris correspondent of the London Chronicle furnishes the following account of a bull fight which took place on a recent Sunday at Aries : — Under a torrid sun, and before benches filled with thousands of Arlesians and visitors, the spectacle began at 3 o'clock. The first bull, a magnificent Spaniard, large and active, was taken in hand by Alejandro Alvarado. The beast at once attacked several horses, received some wounds from the picadors, and was killed with a single sword thrust. The matador, abandoning his niuleta, attacked the animal behind, and struck it as it turned. Tliis was considered a tame affair. The pool of blood having been covered with sawdust, a Becoud Spanish bull was turned into the arena. This ouo was as fine and even more active an animal than the first. In a moment he unhorsed a picador, wounded him, and brought down the horse by a ripping thrust in the groin. The toreadors fell back, but were uiffed on by the vigorously ap...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
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Mail News. LONDON TABLE TALK. London, August 23, 1895. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
Jftail Jfoto0. LONDOU TABLK TALK; ? fFrom our Special Correspondent] London, August 23, 1895. Though the art of obstruction can— thanks to the closure— no longer be carried to the lengths which marked the famous sessions of 1878-81 it is still possible for an old Parliamen tary band to abuse the legitimate formB of the House to its great inconvenience. This was the unpleasant truth which Mr. Timothy Healy endeavored with considerable success to bring home to the Government on Monday last. His eroectation was no doubt that the ignorance of the new Speaker would materially assist his efforts. But in this the member for Louth proved out of his reckoning. Though Mr. Gully occupied the chair for over 11 hours with only 20 minutes intermission for a chop at 8 he was cool, wary, and unexpectedly acquainted with the great Parliamentary mystery of 'order.' Every attempt of the floughty Tim to strain the forma of the House Mr. Speaker nipped promptly in tho bud ; in fact it was Boon recognise...
A PAINTER'S WINDFALL. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
A PAINTER'S WINDFALL. The discovery of heirs to a large fortune, which has been accumulating for many years, has just been reported, one being Mr. George Otty, a painter, living at Pemberton-road, East Molesey (writes a London paper}. It appears that early in the present century Mr. Otty, now about 60 years of age, had a grandfather tvho lived at Manchester, of which place he. was at one time mayor. . At the time of his death the grandfather had amassed a million sterling. This money, subject to a certain provision which he-made- for a female relative still living, he bequeathed to his other relatives. ?? Upon his death '??his- lawyers took steps to acquaint the parties interested of their good -fortune; but discovered . that they had become dispersed and could not be found. Advertisements were .inserted in every likely paper, private enquiry '?' agents were set to work, clues were found here tend there all over the country, but too often without any prac tical result. Messengers we...
DRAUGHTS IN THE COUNTRY. WALLAROO V. BEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
DRAUGHTS IN THE COUNTRY. WALLAROO V. BEWS. The fourth match between the above clubs was played at Alford on October 4, with the following result : — . . ' ' ' ' Wins. Draws. Wins 1 W. Bowering .. 1 E. Barr, jun. .. 1 S E. Deer .. .. 1 A. Inglis .. .. 0 1 T. Fulton .. ..0 J. Edwards ..3 0 J. Odgers . . . . 1 J. G. Purdie . . 8 1 A. Hocking.. .. 0 A-Mudge.. .. 3 3 G.Malcolm.. .. 0 G. Inkster .. 1 3 E. Kempster .. 0 W.Bruce.'. .. 1 0 C.Fulton .. ..0 R. N. Ingram .. 4 1 W. Seely .. .. 0 F. Mudge.. .. 2 2 E. E. Fulton .. 0 W. Kodda, .. 2 8 A. Deer .. .. 0 R. W. Barr .. 1 8 F.Bath .. .. 0 F.Kennedy .. 1 21 3 - 32
ACCIDENTAL DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
ACCIDENTAL DEATH. Post Pirik, October 14.— On Saturday even ing, October 5, a sailor named Ned Kramer, belonging to the American four-maated schooner' Charles F. Crocker, lying at the Intercolonial wharf, employed as night watch man, had been on shore and had been imbibing rather freely, returned to vessel about 7 o'clock and started making a row on board and was advised to go and turn in, bub he came ashore again in search of a bottle he had lost aud while re turning he fell off the gangway striking the wharf, and then overboard. Mr. Smith, chief officer of the American barque Hesper, jumped in and rescued him, and he was got on_ the wharf, where he was attended to by Police-Constables Harnett and Mason till Dr. Stewart arrived, who ordered his re; inoval to the hospital, when it was found lie had a gash over his eye and other internal in, juries, to which he succumbed on Saturday morning, October 12. On Saturday afternoon an inquest was held by Mr. J. P. Stow, S.M; The lurv return...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
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BIMETALLISM. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
BIMETALLISM. Woodside, October 16. — Messrs. John Fontt and George Thompson, of Adelaide, lectured in favor of bimetallism at the Mount Torrens Hotel this afternoon, when Mr. Charles Dunn presided over a small atten dance. Those present seemed much interested in the subject and an executive was appointed to act locally. ^ ?
WEATHER AND THE CROPS. [Newspaper Article] — Chronicle — 19 October 1895
WEATHER AND THE CROPS. Balaklava, October 15.— The very hot weather of the latter part of last week gave place on Saturday to a terrific storm of wind and dust, interspersed with showers, but not withstanding the threatening appearance the rainfall was only light, a little over £ in. being . recorded. Holder, October 10.— Last week's rainB, although limited, proved beneficial, and did a great deal of good to the crops.— The work of channelling is being pushed along vigorously. The river rises very slowly, but the proba bilities are that the drought has broken up, and the Darling and tributories will be coming down a Danker. Queenscliff, October 13.— The latter part of last week the weather was very warm, Bultry, and oppressive. To-day it has been very rough and cold. Bendleby, October 14.— Saturday was very trying for the crops, a nasty hot wind pre vailing during the day. Towards evening it veered round to the west and blew a perfect gale, unroofing sheds, destroying a lot of fruit...