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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 3 February 1888
P«S>Iic Polices &lt;OfJTH AUSTRALIAN RAILWAYS. TBAIN ALTERATIONS FOR FEBRUARY. The following alterations will take effect OH February 1,1888: GREAT NOB, fHERN SYSTEM,-On the above date the line "Kill be opened to Coward Springs; and on Wednesdays and Fridays a train will leave Hergott Springs at 9 a.m. returning' from Coward at 8 p.m. POST BROU-5HTON TRAMWAY. The present 9.45 a m. tramway from Mun doora.to Port Brottghton, returning from Port Broughton at 5.80 p.m, will be discoa continued For further particulars see time-books, to had at all stations, and at the telegraph and postage stamp counter, General Post Office, Adelaide. ALAN G. PENDLETON, General Traffic Manager. North Terrace Station, Adelaide, Jan. 23, PATENTS: CAN I OBTAIN A k PATENT ? Inventors F should consult the Undetsigbed, and obtain all information gratis as to the probability of Patents being secured in any colony. CONIGRAVE & C0LL1S0N, The Australasian. Patent and. Trade Mark Office, ESTABLIS...
CHAPTER XIII. "How noiseless falls the foot of time That only treads on flowers." —SPENCER. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 3 February 1888
CHAPTER XIII. " How noiseless falls the foot of time That only treads on flowers.'' -SPENCER. The time had arrived for David's leaving.. It was a lovely day-one of September's brightest. He had saddled hia horse, and little Howdy stood waiting to be mounted. The whole family had gathered at the door, and the children were bueilv running to and fro in carry ing juicy thistles to the pony, for he had become a great favorite with the' younger members of the household; especi ally with' the Little One,' for till then he would go through the performance of shaking hands only with David, but his master after a third lesson tuu^ht him to offer his foot to Mabel on her saying-* Now, Howdy, give it to me.' At this time May came pleading to the visitor ' Ob, Mr Durrant, do stay a little that we may feed the dear little creature..'1 David did stay a little iongtr, ar.d then a little longer: he was always obliging, but specially so at this time. * After saying g^od-bye for the third time be led...
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED BY THS AUTHOR. "THE FREE LAND:" OR, ODR HOME IN AUSTRALIA. CHAPTER XII.—WINNING. "Go in thy native innocence, rely On what thou hast of Virtue." —MILTON. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 3 February 1888
AliL RIGHTS RESERVED BY THS AUTHOR. "THE FREE LAND:" OR, ODR HOME IN AUSTRALIA. BRO. BEOWHB. CHAPTER zn.-WINNING. " Go in thy native innocence, rely On what thou hast of Virtue." -MILTON. " Strangers! Elbe enquired of John,as he appeared at the opan door with a heavy black log on his ehoulcJer; and as soon as he relieved himself of his:load by placing it behind the fire he replied " Yes ; looking for work." " Did you ask them to have something to eat ?" "They would not come in. They had an afternoon meal at Bosun's ; -and will camp on the hill to-night and go on to Norton's in the morning. Perhaps we will see them about nine." ~ , "1 should think they hare not been long ashore, Mr Trevail, judging by their dress." " Not-long, I Tfeckon. ' In fact, I would have kept one of them had I not felt sure that they were " run-away 6ailors" who are wanted at the Port. They are the third pair that have called this month. 1 pity the poor fellows, yet do not think it right to encourage them, not...
The Largest Farm in the World. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 3 February 1888
Tbe Lsffgest Fann intbe Herld, In the extreme south-west corner of Louisiana :!ies the largest producing farm in theworid. ft runs 100 miles north and south, and is -owned and operated by a syndicate of .Northern capitalists. Their general manager, J. B.' Watkins, gives an interesting account of this gigantic "plantation, which throws the great Dalrymple farm in Dakota Into the shade completely. " The 1.500,000 acres of our tract," Mr Watkins said, " was purchased in 1883 from the State of !Lonisiana and from the United States Government. At that time it was a vast grazing land ; for the cattle of, the few dealers., in the, neighborhood, i When I took possession I found over 30,000 head of half wild horses and cattle. My work was to' divide the immense tract into convenient ; pastures, establishing, stations -or ranches every six miles. The fencing alone iit the neighborhood cost £10,000. The land I found to be best adapted to xibe, sugar, corn, and cotton. Allour cultivating, ditch...
Petersbarg Corporation. MONDAY, JANUARY 30, [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 3 February 1888
Petersbarg Corporation. MONDAY, JANUARY 30, Present-His Worship the Mayor, (W. Threadgold, Esq, J.P.j, Crs Osborne, Klem, Heithersay, Callary, Howard, and the To>vu Clerk /"Mr J. HtToacheli.) ? MINUTES. The minutes of . last meeting were read, confirmed and signed. TOWN CLEHK'S REPORT. The Town Clerk stated that, in ac cordance with the minntes of last meet ing, he had written to Mr Copinger asking him on what terms he would act as solicitor to the Corporation, and he, had promised to attend the meeting. CORRESPONDENCE. A letter was received from Mr Pen dlebury withdrawing his previous com munication and the .offer therein con tained. Received. From Mr M. C. Copinger. offering to take an annual-retainer-of £10 10s from the Corporation, the same to ex pire on November 29. " - Mr Copinger 'also..gave a written promise that If in his power to do so, he would continue to act 611 the end of the year. Proposed by Cr Klem that Mr Copinger's offer be accepted on the above terms. Seconded...
COPINGER V. HOWARD. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 3 February 1888
CO FINGER Y. HOWARD. Mr Boucaut for plaintiff; Mr Gordon for defence, i Claim for - ,£99 19s for libel. | Mr Boucaut stated that the com plaint was that on or about the 30th November the defendant . caused a handbill to be pointed containing the following; Who was paid ! solicitor to tbieCorporation and refused to act for them when his advice was most required-Mr Copinger," aud had it publicly exhibited in Petersburg. The plaintiff pleaded not ^guilty ,to the charge made in this sentence. Mr Gordon asked permission to' add to defendant's plea.-" That the alleged libel was true in substance and in fact." Granted. Maurice Charles Copinger, solicitor, Petersburg, having been sworn stated: KhW defendant. On the 18th of October, 1886,1 wrote a letter to the Corporation of Petersburg which letter I have'subpoenaed a witness to produce, f Produced by the Town Clerk.) " To His Worship . the Mayor and Coun cillors,--I' hereby offer to undertake the duties of solicitor to the Petersburg Corpo...
Terowie Local Court. FRIDAY, JANUARY 27. [Before His Honor A. J. Edmunds, Esq., S.M., and Mr Bleechmore, J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 3 February 1888
Terowie i^ocal Court. I FRIDAY, JANUARY 27. [Before His Honor A, J. Edmundsj Esq., S.M.,and Mr Bleechmore, J.P.J KLOSS v.. MJXYCHA.-Mr Boucauti for plaintiff, Mr Copinger for defen-i I dant. Mr Oopinger objected to the j case beiug proceeded with on the ground that plaintiff being under age should have sued by her nearest friend- Afteii some discussion the case was struck out,! leave being given for the same to be re-' instated on plaintiff amending the com-;' plaint and filing the undertaking re-| quired by law. j: EGLENTON V. IEXEE.-Mr Boucauti. for plaintiff and Mr Pendlebury for' the defence. In this case plaintiff sued for £1, being difference in value of a tank when sold to defendant, who re fused to pay for same up to the time it was re-sold. Non-suited. Bf.EECHMORE V. BOEHM. Mr j Pendlebury asked for an .adjournment for two months. Granted. ! BLEISCHMOKE v. FABBELL.- Mr I Pendlebury asked £or an adjournment I for two -months, which was granted. BRADY Y. RABBICH.- Claim for £...
Coglin District Council. MEETING AT LANCELOT. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 3 February 1888
Coglin District Council. MEETING AT LANCELOT. In compliance with, a requistion f ro^i the Hon. Commissioner of Crown Lands i a very large meeting was held here on Friday last, January 27, to nominate Councillors for this district, R. Perkins J.P., occupying the chair. Out of a number of names submitted the following were recommended by a large majority i Grumbowie->R. Perkins, J.P., and S. Alderman. i Parnaroo- A. Boutal. Hardy-G. Hamlyn. Coglin--A. Dempsey. Nackara-J. O'Brien. Paratoo-J. Burden. Cavenagh-J. Doyle. Audi tors-Gr. Jenkins and J. Hamlyn.
Useful Dairy Hints, [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 3 February 1888
Useful Dairy Hints, Canon Bagot, in a recent lecture on dairy farming, threw out some hints well worth remembering. It was not, lie said, the cow which produced the milk alone, bat the food and water which they put into her, for the animal was only the machine which produced the milk and cream. He impressed upon his audience the necessity there was for treating their cows with gentleness, as in case a daiiy maid or anyone else illtreated a cow, then she would not let down her milk, and results would follow. A cow must be milked with quickness, and no time ought to be lost in getting the milk strained into the settling pans- Having spoken of the great necessity there was for cleanliness in order that the milk might produce the greatest quantity of good cream, he said milk ought to be shallow in summer, and deep in winter in the pans. But if they allowed their cream to remain too long on the milk it became Bour, and this effectually stopped the farmer obtaining a good price for his bu...
City Gossip. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 3 February 1888
City Gossip. BY A. TALKER. They say that one cannot meet in any gathering, it matters not for what purpose, ' but the leading topic is certain to be " shares, for the mining rage is nothing short of a mania. It is very amusing to see the ~ dealers rushing about in a frantic manner asking-"Have you any Centrals, Rubies, etc," whilst the poor policeman has a very troublesome time, and then is unable to keep - the pavement clear. * * * They eay that a banquet is being arranged in honor of Sir Edwin Smith's knighthood. An address will be presented at the gatharing which is expected to be on s large scale.
A Hill of Gold, DISCOVERY AT YILGARN, WESTERN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 3 February 1888
A Hill of Gold, DISCOVERY AT YILGARK, WESTERN AUSTRALIA. [From a West Australian paper.] It will be remembered that some t wo mouths ago Mr. F. Von. Bibra, with a party of three others, left Perth to prospect the Yilgarn hills. To-day he returned, bringing with him about 150 lbs. weight of quartz, ail of an auriferous character. Mr. Bibra made a statement to our reporter as follows: **I ieft about two months ago and we had the usual experience on the road. I was not very well either at the fields or on the journey up, my indisposition being caused by the indigestible nature of the food we had to partake of, after being fifteen years on comparatively good food. However I managed to see the time' through, and here I am in tolerable good health. The water to the fields was very bad, and! would not witha mountain ol gold before me, again dxink the water that I have had.to for.the last six weeks. .On arriving at the fields, I found that most of the other prospectors were following up -wh...
RAINFAIL FOR 1887. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 10 February 1888
RaINFAIL FOB 1887. Thi following was the rainfall registered at the Petersburg Post Office for the months of the past year: January, - 0*075 ? July - 1020 February - 0 360 August - 1770 March 0 270 September - 1*075 April .- 1-4601 October - 1*415 May - 1360 J November - 1*145 June - 2 '4451 December - 1*580 Totals^ 1885 .... 10-275 1886 ... 10-915 1887 ... 13*875 RAINFALL FOB 1888. January
PETERSBURG AND ADELAIDE DOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 10 February 1888
PETEliSB UJIG A ArD A D EL AIDE DOWN. a.m. Adelaide ... dep. 7 10 p-ro. Terowie ... arr. 1 30 Do. ... dep. 1 55 Gumbowie " 2 19 PETERSBURG arr. 2 43 UP. p.m. PETERSBURG dep. 12 58 tiuuiboMrie Siding " i 23 Terowie ... arr. 1 46 Do. dep. 2 10 Adelaide ... arr. 8 30 Printed and published by the Proprietor, ' ROBT. M. O-BORNE, weekly, at Railway Street, P« tersbm g, in the Province of South Australia.
PETERSBURG AND PORT AUGUSTA. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 10 February 1888
PETERSBURG AND PORT A UGUSTA. DOWN a.m. Pfc Augu ta.dep. 6 0 Q.u^ra 7 45 niug'iirpod 8 9 Bruce 8 33 liatum nd 0 3 Mo.»ckra 9 29 Oarriccun 10 1 Euolia 10 3ti Walloivay 11 0 i»rro o » 11 33 Black Llock 12 0 t'eteroburg, ar. 12 58 - OP. p.m. Petersburg dep 2 B7 BUckrock 3 42 Ormroo 4 18 Walloway 4 42 Eureli i 5 9 Can ii-ton 5 48 Mo «kra 6 12 El mniooil 6 42 Bruce 7 12 Kings wood 7 32 | Q mr.i S 10 j l*t. Augustaar. 9 45
The Petersburg Timers, ORBOROO CHRONICIE AND NORTHERN ADVERTISER. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10 1888. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 10 February 1888
Cbe IJtixrsburg Cfrnb, ORBOROO CHRONIGIE AND h'ORTHEfiN AQVERTISER. FRIDA F, FEBRUARY 10 1888. MR R. PIOWE advertises his stock of stationery for salie, DR STEVENSON,-As announced in our last Dr Stevenson resauies the prdxiticie of his profession in Petersburg, so that the township will no longer be without a qualified medical man. MR A. R. ADDISON, J.P.-Con siderable satisfaction has been expressed by a great number of the electors of the Northern District on it being gene rally known that this deservedly esteemed and popular resident of Orrofoo had decided, in response to urgent entreaty, to stand for the Northern District of the Legislative Council. Mr Addison will, We are informed, at a a early date address the electors in various parts of the district. His address will be found in another column* NEW EPISCOPAL CHUBCH, CABBIE TON.-The foundation stone of the above church was laid on Wednesday I last by Dr Kennion, the Lord Bishop of Adelaide. In the afternoon a public tea meetin...
PETERSBURG AND COCKBURN. DOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 10 February 1888
PETERSBURG A -\D COCKBURN. DOWH. PETERSBURG Dawson road. O-tdla Wirra Nackara Maiatuo Vuuta Wiuuininnie Muiuahiil Olary Mmjsry Coekbarn Uuibe utuberka Silver ton BROKEN HILL BROKEN HILL Silverton U mbjruinberka G"ckb«ro ... Mingary Olary Mannahiil tVuminianie.... Yunt* P^ntno Nackara &lt; lod a Wirra... D»w«im-r.ia4 PETtiltaBUttG dep. LP. ... dep. «. *« d**p. a.m. 6 40 7 20 8 0 8 56 9 50 11 11 11 55 2 5 3 40 5 35 6 4>l 7 53 1 4 9 41 a.m. 12 25 1 37 1 48 3 10 4 5 5 40 7 17 8 20 8 57 9 41 10 £3 11 26 11 59 12 58
yongala District Council, FRIDAY, JANUARY 20. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 10 February 1888
longala District Council, FRIDAY, JANUARY 20. Present-A11. From the Surveyor General re min ing under roads. From Crown Lands Office remind ing the Council of their increased powers under the New District Council Act, and that the new Act had the effect of abolishing existing wards. From DosivelJ, Wooley and Co. and J. H. Packard re plans required for additions to the district. Offer to be made to Messrs Doswrll, Wooley & Co. for requisite p ans. Messrs Ernst Bradtke and Maurice Casey to be recommended for appoint ment to represent Mann and Morgan respectively in the Council until J uly next, when the ratepayers can elect whom tliey please. Copies of the Act of Parliament re quired to be ordered and bound. The hours f or burning stubble fixed for the hours between 1*2 noon and 6 p.m. aftei Feburay 15, The half-yearly balanea sheet io December 31 st, 887, duly audited, laid on table, adopted? Accounts passed for payment amount ing to £2 lis Receipts since audit £6 6s 6d
Catholic Picnic at Lancelot, [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 10 February 1888
CatJioSss Picnic at LaaceSot, The annual Catholic Picnic was held at Lancelot on Wednes day last, February 8. The gathering was a very fair one considering the times, there being fully two hundred people on the ground during the day. The weather was all that Could be desired, and were it not that Dame Fortune had iiot smiled her usual smile, the day itself would have been enough to attract a large crowd. The programme of sports Was a very good one indeed^ and it was a pity that out of the twenty-one nominations for the Sheffield Handicap-for which prices of twelve guineas were provided^only eight accepted This was due to a little mis^ understanding with regard to the handicap given to three men who never intended to run. The mistake made was in the other runners getting afraid, and not knowing the reason why these men were put ahead in the handicapping. However the contest was a very close one especially in the last heat. Messrs E. O'Loghlin and A. Dowd acted as judges; Messrs S. Al...
Newspaper Exchanges. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 10 February 1888
Keuspapcr Gxe&an^es. The f >11 .wing Newspapers are on File at this Orfice, and at the 8e:vice &lt;»f persons de siring to insect tHein:- The Adelaide Ditfi?*, K panda ti>-r.*ld, Mount Barker C turit^r, Port Augusta Dispatch. Northern Ar^us (« lire), Port Pi ie -vdvowtf, Narra &lt;:&lt;»-rte He aid, Port Adelaide News, Yoike'a Peninsula Advertiser ( M onti ), Bunvip ((*awt&lt;r), Southern Argus (.stralbalbyn), Trtonie Enterprise, >pejtator (\Ssalv, S. W;, Border Watch (&.,uot Gambier), Record, \Burra>)