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THE GROTE STREET STABBING CASE. THE DEFENDANT IN COURT. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 30 March 1889
THE GEOTE STREET STABBING CASE. TBE DEFENDANT IN COURT. At the City Police Court on Saturday morn icg Robert Everdell was charged with as saulting and beating James Smith on the morcisg of March 22. The complainant, a clerk, living in Wright street, was in Grote-etreet at about 1 o'clock on Friday morning in the vicinity of the Hamp shire Hotel in company with two men named McGee and T. McLougblin, when they were startled by a man rushing out of a house near the hotel mentioned with a dagger io'his haud. He ttabbed Smith in the thigh aud finger and cut bis troueers, which were produced in court, and eaid 'sorxe one had knocked at his door.' Smith called to his companions that de fendant had a dagger, and the latter stabbed McLoughlin in the mouth and iu the arm. After doicg this defendant ran a tray in a westerly direction. A policeman then came op and enquired what was the matter. McLoughlin bled freely aud was now in the hoepital and unable to speak. The prosecutor stated that he ...
TUESDAY, MARCH 26. [Before Mr. S Beddome, P.M.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 30 March 1889
Tuesday. Mabch 26. fBefore Mr. S. Beddome. P.M.1 William Walker, an old man, was charged with stealing a silver watch and chain, valued at 25s,, the property of Ethel Crofton. For the prosecution it was shown that the defendant took the articles, which he afterwards gave to a woman of his acquaintance. Walker elected to go before the Supreme Conrt, and was there fore committed for trial, bail being refused.
MONDAY, MARCH 25. [Before Mr. S. Beddome, P.M., and Mr. J. £. Willshire.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 30 March 1889
Monday. Mabch 25. [Before Mr. S. Beddome, P.M., and Mr. J. B. Willehire.] JZdtcard Gunderson, on the information of ''Captain' John Jagbe (of the Salvation Arm}), was charged with disturbing a re ligious ceremony conducted by- tbe North Adelaide branch of ''the army' on the after noon of Sunday. March 24, Captain Ja$oe deposed to the offensive and irregular behavior of Gucdereon, who persisted in conducting a religious service on his own account in spite of remonstrance from those occupying the platform. The defendant kept beating time on a book with his stick, and commenced 'sing- ing' before ' the army' began, and continued after they finished. He would not go out of the building when asked to do so. On the police being called in he still refused to go, and struck tbe officers. On the application of the defen dant tbe ciEe was adjourned till March 27 to allow him to obtain evidence, bail being allowed in two sureties of £50 each. Gunderson was then charged with assaulting the poli...
NEW SOUTH WALES POLITICS. Sydney, March 26. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 30 March 1889
NEW SOUTH WALBS POLITICS. Sydney, March 26. Tbe chief planks In the platform of the new Liberal Association are freedom of trade, direct taxation, economy in public expenditure, and, as regards public service, the offering of every inducement to bona fide selectors and settlers on Crown lands, equitable and liberal land legislation, with provisions to meet the special circumstances of the Western Divi sion ; liberal and expansive mvnius» laws, wiih every encouragement to the mining industry, including the establishment of mining schools in different! rjarta of tha colony, the extension of the railway system and of water conservation and irrigation, the establishment of schools of agriculture and model farms, a compre hensive scheme of technical education, tha preservation and improvement of timber reserves, the encouragement of local in dustries, and law reform. Branches of the association are to be established in all parts of the colony.
CONFERENCE OF NEW SOUTH WALES FRUITGROWERS. Sydney, March 27. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 30 March 1889
CONFERENCE Ob' NEW SOUTH WALES FJiUITGROWESS. Svdnev, March 27 A conference of fruitgrowers, under the auspices of the Fruitgrowers' Union of New Scuth Wales, was opened In the Town Hall to-day. Delegates were present from all the fruitgrowing districts of the colony. The chairman (Hon. John Lackey, M.L.C ) explained that the ob ject cf the meeting was to- mutually dis cuss all topics connected with fruit growing. Mr. J. Taninselet read an interesting oaner on the anrat-.inn of the fruit market accommodation, and a resolution was passed that the fiuit marketing accommodation In SydDey was inadequate, and that suitable markets should be erected in a central position, commanding railway and water facilities. Mr. H. E. Bonnard com menced the reading of a lengthy paper on 'fruit peBta,' especially treating on the action of the Government ia deal ing with the phylloxera by the power vested In them under th3 Vine Diseases Act. A petition bo be presented to Parliament on the question was l...
A CHAPTER OF FATALITIES. Melbourne, March 27. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 30 March 1889
A CHAPTER OF FATALITIES. Melbourne, March 27. A fatal bathing accident occurred to-day at Richmond. A boy (John McMahon), 16, residing at Richmond, was bathing, and getting out of his depth was drowned. An accident occurred near Avoca last night, whereby a girl named Mabel Simpson. 14 years of asre. losb her life. The girl was returning from Ararat to her home in a waggon driven by a young man, when the horses took fright and bolted. The driver was thrown between the horses, but pluckily held to the reins. The girl was thrown out and her head completely crushed by a wheel passing over it. When picked up she was quite dead. A boy named Allan Clayton was killed to-day at Taradale by the accidental over turning of a spring- cart he was driving. The deceased was aged 15, and was in the employ of Mr. Reid, of Fry era town.
THE DISTRIBUTION OF SEED WHEAT IN NEW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, March 27. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 30 March 1889
THE DISTRIBUTION OF SEED WHEAT IN NJSW SOUTH WALES. Sydney, March 27. The Government have issued the regu lations under which, seed wheat Is to be distributed to distressed farmers. The police magistrates In the several districts will be responsible for the proper carry ing out of the distribution. Every appli cant will have to make a statutory declara tion before a P.M., setting forth the de scription of land ; the area sown with - wheat hut year ; the quantity of seed then town per acre : the cost of preparing the land ; the quantity obtained from the area sown, and the amount realised ; the num ber of acres to be sown this season, and the quantity of seed required ; the num ber of acres ready for sowing ; and, finally, that the applicant cannot afford to purchase seed. Attached to such de claration must ba a certificate by two well- known persons that they know the applicant personally, and believe his statement io be true. The police magistrate will then make enquiries and repor...
THE RABBIT COMMISSION. Sydney, March 27. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 30 March 1889
THE BABBIT COMMISSION. Sydney, March 27. ProfeBEor Allen, president of the Rabbit Commission, arrived from Melbourne to day, and a private meeting of members of the commission was held durim? the after noon. The report of the commission, Ib is expected, will ba signed to morrow, and after the Government have dealb with it it will be made public. In connection with the telegram of a few days ago re ceived from Brisbane to the effect that a hitch [had taken pla?e between M. Pasteur's representatives and the New South Wales Government, Professor Allen states that the hitch la between M. Pasteur's representatives and the com mission. The commission asked that definite experiments should be made to thoroughly test the effects of chicken cholera, and the representatives declined to take part In such experiments, bub de Bired to expose infected f jod in certain parts of the colony. The commission did not see fit to allow the exposure of in fected material inland till convincing ex periment...
NEW ZEALAND NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 30 March 1889
NEW ZEALAND NEWS. The commercial prospects of New Zealand are generally regarded as decidedly improving, and this »b the view taken by the president of the Nelson Chamber of Commerce. At the annual meeting on March 8, he said he con sidered the newtariff had the unexpeotedad van- tage of leading to increased thrift, and that the economies now beine practised in oablic and private, combined with increased production of the colony, most Boon restore its credit folly. He viewed with great satisfaction the largely increased exports of the colony, now £2,000,000 in excess of imports, and gave a number of in teresting statistics. Several speakers referred to the bad odor in which tbe colony stands at home in consequence of its indebtedness, and a resolution as follows was carried unanimously: — 'That it be an instruction to the committee to use its best influence during the coming year to prevent an increase of the public debt of New Zealand.' The approach of the session ptodacas i»3 usua...
THE MELBOURNE EXHIBITION WINE AWARDS. Melbourne, March 27. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 30 March 1889
THE MELBOURNE EXHIBITION WINE AWARDS. ! Melbourne, March 27. The Exhibition wine jury examined about 700 samples, and made 522 awards. In red wines they gave 240 prizes— 67 first, 105 second, 65 third, and 3 fourth j for white wines there are 66 first prizes, 96 second, 114 third, and 3 fourth, making a total of 279. Three awards are given for champagne, one each in the orders of first, second, and third. The following are the successful South Australian vienerons : — EED WIHES. First order of merit — Wilkinson and Snow, Adelaide, Oarbinet ; T Hardy, Adelaide, Claret : Penfold A Co., Ade laide, Claret ; Smith & Sons, Angaabon, Muscatel; Penfold & Co., Froatlguac; Auldana Vineyard, Auldana, liqueur wine ; Smith & Sons, Dolcstto ; Penfold and Co , Grenache ; Penfold & Co , old Amaranth. Special mention — S. & W. Sage, Adelaide, Vinum Australia ; Smith and Sons, Constantia ; Auldana Vine yard, Port ; S. Smith -fc Sons, Port. Second order of merit...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 30 March 1889
A shocking accident occurred at Derby duiing the service at a Salvation Army bar racks. During the service the gale, which ha! raged hard during the day, blew the roof in. The roof fell on the people within the barrack -, who cumbered about 200 persons. The plac-- then caught fire and a terrible scene ensued. A boy about 14 years of age was brought out dead, and many others were injured, some, ic is feared, fatally. The grey mare which was in the c»r in which ' Skin the Goat' drove the murderers of Lord Frederick Cavendish and Mr. Burke from Pboanix Park, in 1882, has just died at Menai bridge. After the murder the animal was bought by an Apglesea horsedealer, who sold it to a Menai-bridge hotel proprietor, who used it for posting purposes. It appears that some short time since the mare cut her foot on a rusty nail and lockjaw aet in. An amusirg misadventure happened the other day to M. Felix Zeim, the well-known Parisian artist. He had purchased an old helmet in a bric-a-brac shop,...
The Week. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 30 March 1889
%lu Mttk Z-ir. S. I^wJand, Mr. Joseph Fiaber, anJ lit. Art! iir Waterbouee leave by the French ett&mtr Yarca on Saturday on a visit to Eng land. In accordance with a resolution of Parlia ment, for which tbe Hon. R. A. Tarlton, M.LC, was responsible, the Conservator of Forests intends next week to proceed as far north as Hergott with a view of determining on suitable sites for the planting of date palms. A very large number of applications are now being made to the drown Lands Offiee by selectors and lessees for permission to take advantage of the provisions of the new Land Act. In accordance with the Act the applications are forwarded to the land boards of the various districts for their consideration tnd report. A large number of friends went to liarga Bay by the 2,30 p.m. train to bid bon voyage to Major Gordon, who is leaving for Europe by tbe R M.S. Valetta. On arrival at the end of Large pier the Permanent Force, which had voluntarily assembled, was drawn up cadet Lieut...
Needles. "Short, Sharp, Shiny." [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 30 March 1889
[?] 'Short. Sharp, Shiny.' A salted mine. Dr. Kennionback. Cremation injParie. John Bright in dead. Battenberg in bad odor. Farnell to be banqueted. Chief Justice Way back. New bishop of Tasmania. Kintore ehow on April 10. Biehop TJllathorne is dead. Schouvaloff haa ehoveloffed. Henniker Heaton crushed. The Hon. G, C. Hawker back. Major Gordon on the ramble. Another big run at the big mine. Pigott's diary has been obtained. A_ brave man— Mr. Taplin— gone. Rich discovery at the South mine. The G.O.RL's elder brother dead. A venerable Oatholic bishop gone. Another attempted mining swindle. The lords don't want to be reformed. Colonel Hughes- Hallett has resigned. Cambridge and Wolseley at variance. Sir Thomas Gladstone, Bart., deceased. Sir Wm, Jervois |u.b left New Zealand. Sarah Bernhardt is only 46 years of age. Harconrt attacks the Attorney-General. Mr. Catt has been out on irrigation bent, A wheel club to be devoted to touring alone. TheSantley tour iB now an assured bucsbss. The...
LATE EDITION. LATE TELEGRAMS. THE PORT DARWIN MINING COMPANY. A DIRECTOR SUES FOR HIS FEE. London, March 28. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 30 March 1889
IiATJE EDITION. LtTB TELEGRAMS. THE PORT DARWIN MINIJSG COMPANY. ; [BY SUBMAJIINS OABLT.] iFrom ont own Correspondent.] A DIREC LOR SUES FOR HIS FEE. London, March 28. An action has been brought by Mr. Swabey, a director, against the Port Darwin MlniDg Company, whose property is situated at the Hovley, in the Northern Territory, about 100 miles fro n Port Darwinj for a quarter's fees as director. The evidence which was adduced dis closed a curious state ot affairs. It was *' stated that the directors had each received £100 as a bonus, and the directors had received security against the company i-r their fees and expenses. Tne transactions of the company did not reeult in any profit, bat the sam of £200 a year for cash director was de ducted from the capital of the company. A verdict was returned for tlie defen ^ dant company npoa a technical point.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 30 March 1889
Books, Stationery. E. S. WIGG & SON. €BE4P HIMH\-,\ PRICE FOE BINDING. Picturesque Atlas of Australia, in ball morocco, very strong and handsome, 25s. each. Music in hill oloth limp, lettered, 3a. 6d. per vol. __d all other Binding equally cheap. Address Cases a specialty. BOOKS 1 Ott~Sl RVEYORS. tactical Surveying or Surrey Work in tbe Colonies, by O. W. Uslll, posted 8s 2d. Land and Marine Surveying, Roads, Railways, Canals, Rivers, Docks and Harbors, &c, by W. D. Haskoll, posted 9s. Sd. Aid to Survey Practice for reference in Surveying, Levelling. So., by L. D. Jackson, poeted 13s. 3d. Land Surveying on the Meridian and Perpendicular System, by w. Penman, posted 89. lOd. A Treatise on Surveying, comprising the Theory and Practice, by W. SL GUlespie, revised and enlarged by C. Stalev, posted 19s. 3d. Mineral Surveyor and Valuer's Guide, by W. lantern, potted 39. ICd. Agricultural Surveying, a Practical Treatise, by John Scott, posted Is. 9d. Landsnd Ecgineeririg Su...