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CRYSTAL BROOK, 18TH JULY. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 26 July 1878
CRYSTAL BROOK, 18m Jslt. Tha, Beading Boom of the new Institute was opened last evening for tbe first time in a place attached to Messrs. farmer and Pangellj'e furniture store. The night bring inclemen very tew turned out, Dot all were giaatoaee the matter ao well begun. Illustrated papers &c wen oa the table, and something over 10ft volumes for members-to select from. Measures wfll aoon be taken to move in the direction of, a building. Copious rains are foiling. The Brook is running very higtu. It will be a great boon when the projected ford and foot bridge are made. At present when the waters are high it is really dangerous to cross, and many children are detained from school thereby.
MOUNT BRYAN EAST, JULY 17th, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 26 July 1878
MOUNT BEYAN EAST, Juxx 17th, 1S78. The crops are improving a uttle of late, but the rabbits are keeping themdown as fast as they row in eome places. We were visited with ?olended ehower of rain on Sondav nieht and also a good downpour to-day, which wil do a great deal of good. The fallowing, opera tion is commenced and it ia carried on. vigorously with aome of tbe new selectors It is to be hoped (bat the Babbit Bfll wul pass tiiis time-. If it does not it will b» a bad case for the (aimers in genets! in ibis part. H a stranger should hear the farmers . talking np hen they would think that they had rabbits on the brais.
To the Editor of the Record. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 26 July 1878
To tie Editor vftie Record . Sib— I should not have taken any notice of a letter signed 'Peace,1*, in your issue of last week, had it not been that the reputation of my house otherwise than locally was at stake. Persons who have the least common cense on reading tbe letter would say *h«* the statemeiu of 'Peace' as to distinctly hearing singing and swearing one hundred yards distant, was la use tba mildest term, false. 'Peace,** like every citizen, has his remedy ^ and if I break -the Jaws of the land it is bis duly to try and prevent me from so doing, but he ahould come forward like a: man who is not ashamed of- bis name, instead of which be casts reflections' not only on the good name of my house, but also on the character and repu tation of the policeman who resides close by. Youra truly, J. RICHARDSON. [We ware obliged to omit aome portions of this letter, but gladly publish the remainder so that both sides may He heard.— Ed ]
CORRESPONDENCE. (From our own Correspondents). MOUNT BRYAN, JULY 22, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 26 July 1878
CORRESPONDENCE. (From our own Correspondents}. MOUNT BRYAN, Jura 22, 1878. We hare bad plenty of rain the last week, the gronnd is thoroughly soaked now, the weather has not been anite so cold since th rain commenced eoiuwouently the grass and srope are growing again wnere tnsy are not sept down by the rabbitts eome of the crops lesrly cover the gtound. The chief topic of conversation up here i» will the Babbit Bill pass the Upper Ho.ise ?' i farmers are quite satisfied that unless the beep&rmers an compelled to clear their land af the paste the crops will be eaten by them irorae than last year ; eome have not put any srop in this year^ as last year they bad the promise of good crops till about the end of November, after which it was cut down every light, and then was bat little left for them to sap. The toads ate in a boggy state; the Bom road is aa bad as others. Some unmercind man lad one of his horses slip down twelve days 'ince, he left it lying on tbe road, when it lie...
THE EDUCATION QUESTION. To the Editor of the Record. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 26 July 1878
THE EDUCATION QUESTION. 2b tteWitor cf the Record. Sib— It has. been Contended of late years. that any system ofT-national education should be founded on the three principles of free sooular and compnlsdrv — free because a man should not be compelled to pay for what he does not wish to jbave — secular that the con sciences of none be ofiended, and compulsory that all jmaypaxtaks of the rich gift- whether they vtlueitorng$« This colony has etarted a Byatem which is not free, which contains a modification of secularism, and compulsion delayed. Confining myself to the. two principles ofveeeolar and- compulsory, and looking at €he* w&aer froin a. Boman Catholic ' or Episcopal point of view, it 'becomes ttbvious that they are antagonistic and- cannot be mftf3-- to work harmoniously. .The ffonrtn Catholic values secular education highly but religious education iiuok more highly t the Episco palian values 'eecular education and con siders religion an imii«p«nffiifr*Q adionct. There...
BURRA CORPORATION. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 26 July 1878
BUBBA COBFOBATIOH. Special meeting, July 24th. Present W^ Worship the Mayor, Councillors Boberie Geake, Wflkinsor, and Batchetor, and tbe Town Clerk. Besolved that tbe raiepayers be asked io sanction a loan of £400. Meeting to be called for that purpoaaMonday July 29th, 1878. Meet ing adjourned.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 26 July 1878
STALLIONS. Suffolk Punch. : CT'OUNG EMPEEOK out of DuchefS by JL Emperor out of Empress, by Emperor both imported). This splendid entire will travel this season i Baldiaa Hundred. P. HONEYOHURCH. Robinson Crusoe. rHIS Draught Entire Horse will travel tie Hundreds of Gumbowie, Terowie, and roncalr, commencing about the middle of Lngust. Tertnf, £2 12s. 6d., groomsge included. For further particulars, see cards. ALFRED COON, Proprietor, Gumbo wie. Blucher. TlIIIS Wfillbwa Drought Entire Ooit will X. serve a limited number of Mares at the ?ABM Cariapoo. I Termk £2 123. 63., groomage included. For further particulars see cards. ALFRED COON, Proprietor, Gumbo vie. NOTICE. I HAVE instructed William Burgess to collect all my outstanding debts, and his «ceipt will be sufficient acknowledgment. M. A. COLLIKS, Bon Accord Hotel, Aberdeen. NOTICE. THE undersigned is prepared to do ALL kinds of BUSINESS under the Real Property Act, Execute Mortgages, Convey, mces, Transfers, &c. Agent fo...
Power of Bearing Extreme Heat. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 26 July 1878
Power of Bearing Fxtreme Heat. The writer remembers a ter rible storypublished many years ago of a fire at a brewery. The n-iT-i^ifnv f.rvinor tt» fiSPii.lifi. Had uo alternative but to jump into a copper vat, at the bottom of which was a little heap of brick and mortar rubbish, on which he stood. The vat became red hot around him, and yet he was rescued without having sustain ed any material injury beyond the fright. Many facts similar to this are recorded by Sir Diivid Brewster in his *' Let ters on Natural Magic.' The best known of these incidents are the experiments made by M. Tillet, in France, and by Dr. Fordyce, and Sir Charles lilagden, in England. These gentlemen went into a room, the heat of which exceeded 260 degrees, and though Sir Charles JMagden's pulse rose to 144 W.ts, or double its ordinary q iekuess, no harm ensued. In viiier to prove that there was uo mistake as to the degree of heat endured, several steaks were cooked and eggs roasted in the same place. Messrs. D...
THROUGH COMMUNICATION BETWEEN PORT PIRIE, CRYSTAL BROOK, GLADSTONE CALTOWIS, AND THE BURRA AND NORTH LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 26 July 1878
THROUGH COMMUNICATION BXTWJBKK Poet Pibib, Cbx8zai/::Bboox, Gladstone CAXXOwIB, ASS THE itUBBJL ABB -. - .. _ ... - 'xr^ff^,- f,Tnm. ????? . ... '-i 8 - - : ..= :1JL A.M.P-K-III -?? ' x. ? - a ?' Pobx Pibib Post Office ? 6J30SJ6 95 „ „ 8iaho»... ? 6.405.15 Naitbeby... ... ... ? 7^ 543 g7 Cbtstai. Bbook ... err. ,.,... 7.40 g.15 ' N » ?.-.*&„.... 7 50627 77 GboegbJoWH SiDtsro ,u.a, 8O8J655 70 GiADsTCHB ? orr. ? 8387.15 „ .-Ay....... 8.607.45 63 CAiaoum ... ... orr. ...... 9.35 8.30 M .... ^ ... dep. ...... 9.46 8.35 61 JamsioIw...; ..i.arr. VM;;. 10429.6 .. „ Q-y coaob) dep. „.„. io\30 — 43 VM. ^Hauext (by coach) arr. ...... 1.40 19 „? *: ... ;.V*!P;..;:.. 3.45 18J Btjbba ? orr ..;...„ 4.85 M -.- ? *? &5 4-45 . Bjtebton ? arr 6.35 Gawceb ? 1X35 8.15 Adelaide ? 12J35 9.15 P bt Adelaide ... .. |12^O| 9.10] ?? A.K. A-M. P.M. g'| Poet Adelaide ? 7.65 1-S5 g Mi Adelaide ? .'. . 7.50 450^1 « Gawixb ... ' ? 8.S0 5-3o&i^ r,K. f*5^ BlTEBTOK ... ... ... — ... § I Bcbba ...
Under the Verandah. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 26 July 1878
Under the Verandah. "whayever men do, or think, or seem, Our motley paper seizes for its theme." [from JUVENAL.] It was, no doubt from purely philanthropic motives, that the Captain of the "Leota" took &nbsp; his cargo of coats to the Society Islands. The owners, however, having intended it to go to Shanghae are not so well satisfied. It does not auger well for the Captain that there should be found sugar holes &nbsp; &nbsp; in the vessel and though he ran her on a whole island, the owners an absurd enough to think that he had not sufficient ground for his action. It is satisfactory to find, that, though unable, from the circumstances of the case, to get his vessel into dock, this gentleman will shortly appear in dock himself. A member of the House of Assembly stated that there waa a railway in England which had never had a refreshment room or an accident. It is indeed a pity that he could not remember the name of the line because any director who could be so...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 26 July 1878
BUSINESS DIRECTORY. 10a. par quarter. 2s. discount if paid a advance.. '.''... AUCTIONEERS. LISTON, SHAKES & CO., Koorlnga COLES & GOODCHILD, Kooringa BVTCHEBS. It. AUSTIN, Aberdeen. C. OHXMEYEK, Kooringa. C. and E. GEBHARDT, Aberdeen. BIKES. , F. GEBHAP.DT, Koorii^' BOOTMAKERS. ' W. ANDERSON, Kooringa. CORN DEALERS. J. ROACH, Burra MilL . DRAPERS. GOLDSWORTHY BROS., Kooringa. INSURANCE COMPANIES. AUSTRALIAN MUTUAL PRO VX DENT.— A. H. Fobdeb. . . 1 - COLONIAL MUTUAL. — F. W. Holder. ' SOUTH BRITISH FIRE INSUR ANCE.— F. W. Holder. MACHINISTS. STATTON & HENDERSON, Kooringa. ? - ; STOREKEEPERS. DREW & CO., Kooringa. GENERAL BUSINESS. FARMS FOR SALE. roQ ACRES, YOffGALA, fairly im t/AltJ proved, and surface water, all plough able. trn ACRES, APPILA, substantially, tjtjfy three wires, five paddocks, water, and substantial buildings; 400 acres under crop. To be sold with or without crop. Qi Q ACRES, BLACK ROCK, a mpHal O*x«/ farm, well and substantially imr...
Inquest at Leighton. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 26 July 1878
Inquest at Leighton. An Inquest was held at Leighton, on July 22nd, before Mr. J. D. Cave, J.P. on the body of Robert Everest, a boundary rider who was found drowned the previous day. Mr. B. Giles was foreman of the Jury. James Burden deposed— I am a storekeeper living at Leighton, I knew deceased, and saw him last alive on 19th about 10 a.m. when he was in my store for about half an hour. He was a little the worse for liquor, but could get on and off his horse well enough. I saw his body in Farrell's Creek in the reeds about three quarters of a mile below the crossing at 4 p.m. on the 21st. Philip Taylor deposed—I am a farmer living near the residence of the deceased, I knew him and identify his body I was about half a mile from the crcossing of Farrell's Creek, on Friday 19th, at about 10.45 a.m., and saw someone on &nbsp; horseback riding down the road to the crossing. I got my telescope to see whether he would attempt to cross which I considered dangerous, &nbsp;...
Burra Corporation and Public Works. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 26 July 1878
Burra Corporation and Public Works. An advertisement appears in another column which we consider of sufficient importance to be made the subject of a leading article. We refer to the one calling together the ratepayers to autho rize a loan, to enable the Corporation to do certain works. A visitor to the Burra, having heard of its world wide renown, and knowing the length of time that has elapsed since first it be came a township; but not at the same &nbsp; time being aware of the difficulties that have surrounded and obstructed its pro gress, naturally wonders at its primitive condition, as regards roads, footpaths, &c. For many years the policy of the Mining Association to lease rather than sell allotments, prevented advance ; to the same cause of uncertain tenure, and mistrust on the part of lessees of their landlords, must be attributed the dis tance of the railway terminus from the business portion of the town. Since the establishment of the Corporation, other ca...
The Rabbit Question. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 26 July 1878
The Rabbit Question. Few subjects are of more importance &nbsp; to the inhabitants of this and the sur- rounding districts than the extermina- tion of rabbits. Some years since land- holders fostered them, and persons who now would give hundreds of pounds to free themselves from the pest then let them loose in the most favourable spots, and carefully guarded them from harm. They, however, breed with such incon- ceivable rapidity, and have spread over so huge an area of country as to be a most costly plague, and tens of thousand of sheep have their place supplied by these useless animals, which in the harvest season, after having devoured all the feed on the hills, descend into the corn fields and make havoc and spoiliation where otherwise ''harvest home" would make glad the toiler. Various schemes have been advocated to rid the country of this enemy to pro- fit, the system of rates has been tried, and as one person remarked in our hearing to-day, "they are like flies, kill &...
The Week's Parliament [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 26 July 1878
The Week's Parliament. The Legislative Council has so far given way so that Mr. Fisher's amendment was with- drawn, and it was decided to be a proper thing to erect new houses of Parliament, provided that the question of site had been first sub- mitted to both chambers. They sat twice this week, and the most important business, transacted relates to Forest Trees Bill and Copyright Bill which advanced somewhat and the Rabbit Bill which passed its second reading and was taken into Committee where it will be further considered on Tuesday next. The Lower House agreed to the report of the Committee on the Hallatt and Terowie Railway Bill, which has now virtually passed this House. The Real Property Bill was again dismissed and there was the usual dis- &nbsp; agreement between the various lawyers who had the debate nearly in their own hands There is no doubt but that the Act requires amending, but we certainly think that a con- solidated measure would best effect this pur- pose, a...
Burra Corporation. MONDAY, JULY 22. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 26 July 1878
Burra Corporation. Monday. July 22. The usual fortnightly meeting was held in tbe Council Chamber. Present His Worship tbe Mayor (E. Lipsett, Esq. J.P.) in the chair Councillors Bartholomeus, Batchelor, Geaks, Roberts, Sara and Wilkinson and the Town Clerk (Mr. F.W. Holder). MINUTES &nbsp; &nbsp; The minutes of last meeting were read, con- firmed. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; PUBLIC WORKS &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Cr. Roberts rose to move the motion of which he had given notice — 'That public works be resumed, and that a meeting of ratepayers be called to authorize the Corpora - tion to borrow £500.' In a speech, of some length, he advocated the improvement of the streets ; instancing Commercial-street, Market- Square, Kingston-street and parts of Aberdeen, and Redruth, as specially ca...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 26 July 1878
? AUCTIONS. ?? ' BUBBA. MONTHLY UABK£I. FKIDAT AUGUST 2. AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARE. . T I S T O N, 8 H K E 8, * O O., ?Li will sell aa above, 7,100 FAI^E?Iomi 7,100 By order M*s*rB McLean & Barker,— 1,100 Fat Wethers. On account of Paratoo Station— 2.000 Pat Wethers On account of Mr. H. Pesroe — 400 Ewe* with Iambs at foot a reallj good lot. * On account Mr. George Dowden— 400 mixed 8he*p. On account Mr. H. T Broad— 400 Store Wether. On account Mr. William Cocknmv— 600 Vat Wethers On account Messrs McCuIlooh Brothers— ' 1,500 Fat Wethers On mother aocoont — 800 Young Awes with Iambi at foot by Canowie Bams. 570 cattle. 570 ? By order— 450 Splendid Young Store Bullocks sold in lots to suit buyer* ? By order Mr. H. Pence — 10 Firat-class Steers. 10 Working Bullocks with Taokling By order Mr. A. Boutell— . 20 Splendid Young Working SuUocka a first-class lot. On another accoust— 80 Head Mixed Cattle. 40 HOBSE8. 40 On account Mr. £. A. Jaffrey — 6 Splendid Hack and Harness Hones all Y...
European News of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 2 August 1878
EnroBean. News of the Week. On Saturday the Conservativea entertained ths Earl- of Beasoaafield and -the -MavquN^bf Salisbury at the Mansion Houss in] honor -of the sucoess of the Berlin Cjuaress. ' The Premier defended the. action- of the Govern ment in entering into a defensive alliance with Turkey, and in annexing Cyprus, affirming that tha treaty signed at Berlin was insuffi cient to maintain the peace of Europe. In the House of Lords on Tuesday- night the Ministry challenged the Opposion to take the vote of the House -on .the questions raised by~them-with regard to tne Eastern Queatijn. The Premier iaeistecL that peace was more likely to be preserved 3-y a definite policy con cerning Asia Minor. . In the House of Commons the Marquis of Hirtington, Sir Charles Dilke, and, Mr. Grant Duffr censured the Gevernmeat for its actions, but it wae coitended that the Berlin.. Treaty improved the prestijjj and position of Eng land, reiermed. Asia,. and =openedu)iit prospects of peaceand pr...
Open Column. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 2 August 1878
Open Column. ': The Editors do not hold themselves lespon atblb fip* the.-opinionseipressed in thk.fiolnmn. ''' To Y& Editor of the .EecorX. ? Sir— Your- correauondent **Peice.' vat the letter which appeared m your cjhmbu on UMii lisplayed a very great want of judgment. His, iier, or its, letter, was so dreadfully matter of act, so abrupt, so unscientific, that one cannot ?roader at those who express disapproval of its style and contents. 'Peace' may know more about letter writing than I do, bnt be may no*v and bettering the- latter supposition t- be the true one, I would offer for hia-coBsideratioti a paragraph or two in a different style,- hoping that he will profit thereby.. **£ chanced a few weeks ago to spend a day or two in a town not more than a 1,000- miles from Adelaide, and- not having exhausted the 'lions' of the place, I- spent the morning' of Sunday in strolling about its street*. I know that my mode of spending the Sabbath morn ing was very. wrong,,but I don't ...