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SCHOOL WANTED FOR RICE'S CREEK. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
SCHOOL WANTED FOR RICE'S CREEK. TO THB EDITOR. Sir— The 'residents of Bice's Creek feet aggrieved at the manner in which ' the Govern ment have treated then? in not providing ? echool and a teaeherfor that locality. Meetings have been held at Bice's Creek, requests have been made, and a good deal of correspondence has been carried on, the outcome being ,that st site was selected, surveyed, and a building pro mised ten months ago, bat unfortunately for the children this promise has never been carried into effect. There are forty-seven children of at school-going age within a radius of two and a- half miles, the greater number of whom oamnofe share in the benefits arising from oar present national; system of education owing to their being unable to travel long distances over rough oountry, which inconsequence of floods in winter is at times dasgerous and impassable. I sin cerely hope that the Government will recognise the importance and reasonableness of the request that a school be a...
TAKING THE BASQUE GLENIVO[?] UP THE PORT PIRIE CREEK. TO THE EDITOR. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
TAKING THE BARQUE GLENTVOJB UP THE POUT PIRIE CREEK. TO THB HDTCOB. Sir— The statement appearingin the Chrmad* of the 2nd instant is inoorreot, and I trust in the spirit of fair play yon will allow me through your columns to contradict it. The facts of tha ease are that the barque had part of her ballast oat, that she was drawing thirteen forward, and in addition that she was of much greater tonnage than named in your telegram. If I allowed thv - statement that I refused to take a vessel of the tonnage and draught mentioned by you up ther creek to go unchallenged it would do me a very great deal of harm as it is an established f set (vide Marine Board Begulations) that vessel* drawing the draught referred to can came op this ereek with perfeet safety. Had I had orders to pilot this particular vessel up I should have dene so witkout hesitation. — I am, &c, P. MUBDOOH, Licensed Pilot, Port Piria. Port Pirie, April 22.
GUMERACHA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
GUME&AOHA. Betarairig-officer, Mr. G. MoEwin, J.P. Two members. Candidates— H. A. Grainger, W. Haines, J. Bounsevell, S. Tomkinson. Polling Places. | J || | g J Gumeracha ... 21 71 32 65 0 Mount Torrens.... 19 17 6 38 0 Blumberg ... 10 4J_ 35 48 0 Mount Pleasant . 4 /S5 17 33 U Maidstone ... 4»^ 31 51 61 0 South Petherton. 5 8 10 19 0 TeatrseGuUv ... 33 153 52 S3 11 Palmer ... 4 17 38 32 0 Spiington ... 18 16 27 37 3 Mannum ... 14 23 22 32 0 Total ... 132 413 2S9 443 14 Meters. Tomkinsoa and Haines were elected. DBCLAE4.TION OF THE POLL. On Taesday tbe returning-officer deslared the state of the poll. Theia were about 59 electors present. Masers. Tomkinson and Haines retamea thanks for the honor done tham in re turning them as members for the district, and on the motion 01 Mr. Tomkinsoit, seconded by Mr. Haines, a hearty vote of thanks wes accorded to tbe returning-officer for the manner in whioh he bad carried out his duties. Tarea cheers for the Queen and the Governortermi...
OUR WEST AUSTRALIAN LETTER. Perth, April 7. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
OITB 'WEST AUSTRALIAN LETTER. [From our awn Correspondent.] Perth, April 7. Yesterday with the usual formalities and military display Sir William. Robinaou prorogued the .Legislative Council, which had met in special session for the purpose of passing a Loan Bill, and a Bill for extending the Eastera Railway from. Guildford to Chidlow's Spring. This session, which has lasted nearly three weeks, has been an important one in many ways. Nothing at the present time could do more to promote the prosperity of the colony thaa the rail tray extension 'which it has secured, out the side issues which have largely occupied the attention of the House are equally grave in their bearing upon the future. The country has been brought face to face with tlie question — Is it possible any longer to continue under the now existing Constitution? has the adoption of eelf-government not become an absolute necessity? Nine out of ten I believe would now answer that could they conscienlioubly admit that the ...
THE LATE SULTAN OF TURKEY. CONSTANTINOPLE, April 22. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
THE LATE SULTAN OF TURKEY'. Constantinople, April 22. Much excitement is caused in conse quence of confessions which have been made by four palace domestics to the effect that they -mere concerned in the death of the late Sultan Abdul Aziz, who after his deposition on May 26, 18/6, died suddenly, and was believed to have com mitted suicide by inflicting a nasty incision in his arm with a pair of scissors. The four men in question new declare that the Sultan was murdered, and their confession tends to implicate many of the highest officials of the court with the crime committed.
Intercolonial. OUR VICTORIAN LETTER. Melbourne, April 20. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
jttooIgmaL OUR VICTORIAN LETTER. f From our own Correspondent.] Melbourne, April 20. ' A plague on both your Houses. We might well ba excused for using the language of the play, even with considerable vehemence. The time, money, and power that have been wasted on tbe subject of reform, and the poor, pitiful progress that has been made stand out in strik ing juxtapjsition'and most painful oontr««t. We have fretted and fumed, blustered aud boosted, threatened and intimidated, and, likd the King of France, who ' Marched up the hill with forty thousand men. And tben m&rched down again,' wo have made a feint of storming tbe citadel of tbe Upper House for the purpose of degrading its state and demolishing its privileges, bat appear to be almost as far olf the accomplish ment as ever. Mr. Berry protested more than three yesra sgo that he would hold himself to his purpose with an iron. will, and give him self no rest until he had accomplished the sweeping reform upon which his great...
FIRE AT THE GALATEA HOTEL. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
FIRE AT THE GALATEA HOTEL. On Tuesday, April 26, an inquest was held before the city coroner (Mr. T. Ward, J.P.) ou tbe fire that occurred at the Galatea Hotel on Monday, April 25. Mr. Tuiil watohed the pro ceedings od behalf of the insurance companies, aud Ur. Pope appeared for the mortgagees of tbe premises. Mr. C. Fox was elected foreman of the jury. Bobert Ball, laborer, deposed that he waa proceeding along Hindley-street on tbe morn ing of April 25, at about 5.20. When opposite the Galatea Hottl he noticed a light in tha bar snd went up the lane that runs blongaide tbe hotel in order to ascertain if anything was tbe matter. He observed lights ia other rooms and immediately gave the alum, shouting cut ' Fire ' aad *' Police ' for about fifteen minutes. Mr. Loag, the land lord, looked out from one of ths upstairs -windows, and tbe witness told him his bar was on fire; Mr. Long immediately came down eteirs bringing hia wife and child witb him. He went upstairs again, and threw som...
NOARLUNGA. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
NOAKLUNGA. Heturn-.Bg-oiuoer — Mr. O. H. Myles. Two members. Candidates — Mr. T. Atkinsan, th.-) Hon. J. Ooltoc, and Hi. O. E. Tidemsnn. a - ^3 id Polling S d - I 1 I I Places. Jjj- o j| |. - - O 5 h & S Ncarlungo ... 38 23 18 0 117 45 WilluDga ... 1W .108 11 4 185 127 Aldioga ... 31T 27 2 1 74 33 MorphettVale. J$i 3ii 10 1 89 48 Happy Valley... 3S 36 10 0 70 48 Clarendon ... 34 33 53 3 170 91 Coromandel VaJIey ... 7 6 3 0 23 0 Meadows ... 22 20 21 1 120 41 AUibourue ... 7 11 3 0 24 15 Totals ... 32S 303 134 10 375 457 MttMB. Atkinson aad Ooltoa were eleated. Double Votes aad Plumpers. — Noarlunga — Atkinson and Colton, 22; Atkineon ana Tide mano, 14 ; Colton ani Tidemann, L Plumper i, Atkinson, 2 ; Golton, 3 ; Tidemann, 3. WiUunga — Double votee, Atkinson and Cjltan, 102; I Atkintcn and Tidemann, 7 ; Oolton and Tide- I mans, 1. Plumpers, Atkinson, 5; Calton, 0. Aldinga — Double votes, Atkinson aad Giltou, 27; Atkineon and Tidemann, 1; Ooltoa and Tidemanu, 0. Plumper?, Atkin...
FLINDERS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
FLINDKBS. JBttnrnii!£-offic«, Mr. J. Varley, S.W. Threa niembers. Gaw)icat«« ? Messrs. Blaokoall,. EragojEe, Cooke, CogliB, Cottrell, llortlock, ModIp; nc() ?-PHTmx]t. S H S E CO QMtS s1 1 1 1 §- 1- II s : / e. - fr' - g a J w t^ -* ol C 1— Port Aazasta. tc ?&. to d oa *-3 o; en co ~ ogESggSg^ Quarc. oS«:g~SgSS tfelrosa B S b * » a » 3 ^ Wilmington. .o-a*.o»oS-a--ciS .IHomp.c . -' .':- : -. y -k o- -tc-'Q. o ca 5P_ en *yircabitrB,i- o -» oi S a 5 t?7g-. o'. Pj-yt O^Toin\Tt. too-jCta^S^o Woooia. . o e h en e £ o co Jo Kanynka. c a* 1^ co o -a 5§_m_»* Bltnman. o»ootooi^ci»^ta Baltana. o^ct»eoi-oo Farina. occooocoMoo Sliding Book. -»£-»§?' taSgtog' fOrt Uoeola' ooataooON'Oooce Stre^tey B»y. -fc-epoSooSei-oS Waogarry. ooifcac&otoH*--*oa Yarrandale. 'HgEoaaang fort KlU^tonT oSoot«o-^oS Bnunfie'd. '0-00000000 Fontlin Knrb. jjSjI-a I I |S GrandTotaU Plnmpers.— Port Angarta— ODote, 2; Tennant, 3, Quom— Mortlock, 3. Melroas— Cooke, 1; Tennant, 1; Ooglin, 12; Blackwell, 12; Oj...
TRURO. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
TEUKO. April 9.— Present— All. J. Castle wrote asking for formation of footpath opposite his primreee ; received. 8. Faiey wrote asking for extension of time to complete his contracts ; not entertained. Messrs. McBaiu and Mulligan attended with regard to road past Baldea ; to be attended to. Anna Cemetery to be laid out, and fees fixed for burials ; appointment of curator leit with Cr. Dicker. Olerk to ask Mr. W. Coward to attend next meeting to expliin matters conneoted with Trnro Cemetery. Tender accepted— Contract No. 123, 'W. Coward, £22 9i-. 9d. Cr. Hague reported having let to Farey tide ditching on hawker'8 Hill road at Ss. per chain, and clerk reported having let to J. Barnes construction of spoondrain near iboB. Scott's, at £1 10a. Payments, £21.
LATE EDITION. LATE TELEGRAMS. ADELAIDE AND LONDON TELEGRAPH BY SUBMARINE CABLE. THE BRADLAUGH CASE. LONDON, APRIL 27. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
LATE EDITION. LATE TELEGRAMS. ADELAIDE AND LONDON TELEGRAPIL BY SUBMARINE CABLE. [From our own Correspondent.] rSPJBCIAZ TELEGRAMS.! THE BRADLAUGH CASE. London. ADiil 27. Tie arrest of Mr. C. Bradlaugh, who was recently re-elected for Northampton, for persisting in his endeavors to take the oath, Las occasioned a great deal of comment not only among members of Parliament bat also by the press and the general public. This evening, in the House of Commons, Mr. Bright referred to the matter, and in the course of his remarks intimated that the Government were considering the ad vi£&bleness of brinpring in a Bill providing that members of Parliament who objected to the usual oatli might be allowed to take theii seats on making a solemn affirmation.
THE CONSERVATIVE LEADERSHIP. LONDON, April 28. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 30 April 1881
THE CONSERVATIVE LEADERSHIP. London. Arjril 28. It is expected that the Right Hon. Sir Stafford Henry Northcote, Bart., G.C.B., one of the members for North Devonshire, And formerly Chancellor of the Exchequer in Hie late Earl of Beaconsfield adminis tration, will be lecognised as leader of the -Conservative party in the House of Com. mons; and. that Bis Grace Charles Henry -Gordon-Lennox, Duke of Richmond and Gordon, K.G., P.C., will lead the Opposition in the House of Lords.