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Archbishop Reynolds at Dawson. SOLEMN DEDICATION OF CATHOLIC CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 26 August 1887
* ~ -. ||,| ||,ib Mil Arclileisliop Reynolds at Dawson. SOLEMN DEDICATION OF CATHOLIC CHURCH. Last Sunday, the 21st August, was a day of special interest for the Catholic community of Dawson. It was the oc icasion'of the solemn dedication of their tthurch under the title of the Blessed Virgin of Mount Carmel. Archbishop Reynolds reached Peters- . burg on Friday last, and on Saturday was driven to Dawson accompanied by the pastor of the district, Rev. Father Norton. A large number of people in j vehicles of every description aud a mounted body-guard met the Archr bishop some distance outside the town and escorted him to the church. The; school children, numbering about forty, and carrying an Irish banner with the word " Welcome" worked on it, and -singing hymns, walked at the head of the procession- On arriving at the church the Archbishop was presented with the following address «f welcome 'which was read by Mr. A. Dempsey on behalf of the congregation: To the most Rev. C. A. Reynol...
THE "Petersburg Times," ORROROO CHRONICLE, And Norther Advertiser. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY, IN TIME FOR ALL TRAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 26 August 1887
THE " Petersburg Times," ORROROO CHRONICLE, %\rix HorHjern §>freritscr. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY, TIME FOR ALL TRAINS. The " Times" is the only paper published in the district of Frome and with one excep tion the most northerly paper in S. Australia. The district in which it circulates is a most important one, embracing as it does the rich mineral fields of the north-east, and the northern agricultural areas. Petersburg, the junction town of the north, is rapidly rising in importance, and with. Orroroo and adjoining townships affords abundance of scope to advertisers.
City Gossip. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 26 August 1887
City Gossip. BIT A TAi KER. They say the weather has been very warm for August the water-cart has already taken the place of the mud-broom in the city. They predict that it will not last. * * * They say the proposed new tariff was well received by the House and that the Playford ministry will have a good innings. They say the civil servants are much distressed at their prospect, yet many unemployed would willingly take their places at even a lower rate of pay. They say (and that without a dissenting voice) the Melbourne Liedertafcl's visit to the Jubilee Exhibition was an unqualified success. Out of the 80 voices there are some remarkably good ones in the fourscore. * * * They say the Norwood foot ballers well deserve the premier position for the present season. Immense enthusiasm was dis played at the struggle between the Norwoods and Ports ou Saturday last in the fight for first place. If the same interest were shown in the avocations of life, South Australia would hold an enviabl...
(COMMUNICATED) Archbishop Reynolds at Petersburg. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 26 August 1887
(COSIMOXICATED) Archbishop Reynolds at Petersburg. The Archbishop with Father Norton returned to Petersburg on Sunday evening early, and took part in the usual evening devotions at the church of St. Anacletus. The buildiug was crowded to excess to listen to a most instructive and effective sermon given by the Archbishop on the sacrament of confession, and the divine power left to the Catholic Church of forgiving sins. The Archbishop explained that according. to the canons of Holy Church he was laid under a most strict obligation^ to explain as a bishop from time to time the reasons why the Catholic Church and she alone exercises this power of forgiving sins. Christ Himself forgives sins as God and as man, and being the. invisible Head of the church forgives ain through His priests on earth. Just as our gracious Sovereign, continued the Archbishop, acts in every part of her realms through her ministers and every act of theirs is accounted as hers whilst; they officiate in her name, s...
Dawson. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 26 August 1887
Dawson. We regret to have to chronicle the departure from our town of Mr. Gib- son Badger, who is leaving for the metropolis. Mr. Badger, who is a jus- tice of the peace, was well esteemed by all who knew him, both as a business man and in his magisterial capacity. His absence will leave a gap in our midst that will be hard to fill - He carries with him to his new sphere the best wishes of a large circle of friends. A vote of £5,000 has been passed in the EEouse of Commons for the representation of Great Britain at the Melbourne Exhibition. A letter signed by three hundred members of the House of Commons has bee a presented to the Premier in favor of tbe Canadian Pacific line as an alternate mail rmte to China It is stated that the Pacific submarine cable scheme has been placed on a firm bisis, and will be pushed to a speedy completion. Arrangements are aliso in progress by the cable company for the-transmission of message# from England by the Mackay-Bennett line which will cut down...
PETERSBURG AND COCKBURN. DOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 2 September 1887
PETERSBURG AND COCKBURN. DOWN. PETERSBURG to Dawson-road... Oodla Wirra Nackara Paratoo Ynnta , Winmninnie M&nnatrill Olary Mingary Cockbum dep. air. Cockbura Mingary Olaiy... ... Mannahill Winnininoie... Ynnta " Paratoo Nackara Oodla Wirra... Dawson-road .. PETERSBURG UP. dep. arr. a.m. 7 10 7 42. 8 22 9 18 10 10 11 17 11 57 1 0 a.m. 4 19 5 4 6 30 7 44 8 53 9 21 10 13 11 4 11 59 12 35 1 11 p.m. 3 23 3 57 4 32 5 25 6 16 7 3 7 40 8 36 10 0 11 26 12 16 p-m. 4 10 4 48 5 50 7 4 8 0 8 40 9 20
Petersburg Post and Telegraph Office. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 2 September 1887
Petersburg Post and Telegraph Office. The Post and Telegraph Offices and Savings Bank are open on week days from 9 am. to 8 p.m., except on Saturdays when they are closed at 6 p.m. Money orders 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registered letters one hour before closing of mail for which they are intended. The delivery window is closed daily upon arrival of and before despatch of mails, for sorting same. MAILS CLOSE asunder. (Dispatched.) Adelaide and South, 1 p.m. and 9.8 p.m. Pt. Pirie, 6.35 a-m- and 3 p.m. daily. Pt. Augusta, 3 pm. daily. Silverton, 2.50 p.m. daily. Teetulpa, 6.35 a.m. daily, Cavenagh and Dawson 3.15 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Parnaroo and Lancelot, 2.50 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, MAILS RECEIVED. Adelaide and South, 6.54 a.m., 3.13 pjm. dally Pt. Pirie 1.9 p.m., 9.28 p.m. duly. Pt. Augusta, L 14 p.m. daily. Silverton 1.11 p.m. daily. Cavenagh and Dawson, 12.15 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Parnaroo and Lancelot, 1.11 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays.
Memorial re Local Court. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 2 September 1887
Memorial re Local Court, The following memorial bear ing nearly 200 signatures was forwarded om Monday evening last to Mr. Ward, M.P., for pre sentation to the House of As sembly. To the honorable fhe House of Assembly of South Australia in Parliament Assembled. THE MEMORIAL, OF TFTF. UNDERSIGNED RESIDENTS OF PETERSBURG AND DISTRICT HUMBLY SHowETHthat the state ments made both by the At torney-General and the special Magistrate in reference to Mr. Ward's motion for the establish ment of a Local Court at Peters burg are grossly inaccurate in the following particulars. First,* chat Petersburg has seen its best days, whereas in fact Petersburg is steadily in creasing in size and importance, inasmuch as there is not and has not been for some time an uninhabited house in the town. And notwithstanding the fact that the line to Cockburn has been completed for eightmonths the population has been and is still increasing and has not de creased as suggested by Mr. Edmunds. Secondly. -- The sta...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 2 September 1887
For Billheads, Memo. Forms, Handbills Fosters, Cards Programmes Circulars Try this Office. TTTF, " Petersburg Times," OBBOROO CHRONICLE, ^itlEr ^bhcrlbtr. PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY, IN TIME FOB ALL TRAINS. The "Times" is the only paper published in the district of Frome and with one excep tion the most northerly paper in S. Australia. The district in which it circulates is a most important one, embracing as it does the rich mineral fields of the north-east, and the northern agricultural areas. Petersburg, the junction town of the north, is rapidly rising in importance, and with Orroroo and adjoining townships affords abundance of scope to advertisers. Advertising; Scale* » The charge for displayed advertisements will be 3/6 for the first inch and 2/9 each additional inch up to 6 inches, with the following rebate for extended terms: Four insertions ... 10 per cent Six " ... 124 " Thirteen " "... 25 " Twenty-six" ... 33 " Fifty-two " ... 50 " Advertisements up to 5s. must be paid for bef...
Correspondence. RAILWAY REFRESHMENT ROOMS BILL. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 2 September 1887
Correspondence. RAILWAY KEFR^SHMkUT EOOMS BILL. Sik,-"Whilst giving Mr. J. H. Touchell all just credit for having had the safety of the travelling public keenly at heart when writing the somewhat prolix effusion which appeared in your last number, yet I would ask if his end, viz. the safety of travellers, is really attained by the absence of the properly conducted refreshment rooms at judi cious intervals along the line. Does not the "little dram shop," to quote Mr- Touchell's rather unfair expression, act, to a certain extent, as a safety valve to alcoholic overpressure ? By which I mean that if a. man really means drinking to excess on a journey, and he knows that he will have no opportunity of obtaining wine, beer, or spirits-excepting at very long inter vals-will he not-and it is a fact that he does-provide himself before starting with such a liberal supply of liquour, that the effect will be far more apparent than if there were refreshment rooms at every other station ? For con...
SONG FOR THE TIMES [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 2 September 1887
SONG FOB THE IlilSa The shearing time was fading fa;i; .As through Australia's bush that* pusea A- shearer, looking for a shed With Union ru)e8, and thus he said "Gire fire bob more." Ris brow: Was sad; h:6 pockets too Were sadly empty, well knew; But like the loud-toned Jew'g harp run# The accents of that shearer's iongud - Give five bob more In busy sheds he heard the click Of actitre shears in fingers quick; Above, non-Union rn'es were shown, And from his lips escaped a gftun, i4Gite five bob more;" " Take a fair price," the Gaffer said, " Your children muse be clothed and fed $ Good wages ne'er should be decried," But loiid that reeklesss voice replied 4' Give five bob mote." " &lt;3 stay," a comrade cried, "old mate/ And pfet to work ere 'tis tod late. Soon other shearers will apply That voice still answered, with a sigti j " Give fife bob more." _ "Beware, or you your Chance will lose, A man of sense should ne'er tefuse The best tiiat offers," the Bass cried) Yet, reck...
JAIL POETRY [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 2 September 1887
JAIL POETRY The other day a gentleman came across the following lines, written on the slate belongiag to a prisoner now in prison under sentence of penal servitude for the second time, and who has been often convicted before I cannot take my walks abroad, I'm under lock and key; And much the public 1 applaud For all their care of me. Not more than others I deserve, In fact much less than more, Yet I have food whilst others starve, Or beg from door to door. The honest pauper in the street Half naked I behold, While I am clad from head to feet And covered from the cold. Thousands there are who ne'er eaa tell Where they may lay their head, But I've a warm and well aired cell, A bath, good books, good bed, While they are fed on workhouse fare And grudged their scanty food, Three times a day my meals I get, Sufficient, wholesome, good. Then to the British public health, Who all our care relieves, And while they treat us as they do They'll never want for thieves.
District News. Orroroo. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 2 September 1887
District News. ©rroroo. During tbe heavy storm on Thursday night, the 25th ultimo, part of the farmhouse occupied by Mr- J. A.. Penn, of Coomooroo, was struck by lightning,the fluid passing down through and battering a wall, and out through the floor of the room. The cog wheels of a hand seed sower hanging against the wall were melted, and some harness was also burnt. Fortunately the occupiers of the house | were sleeping at the other end of the building and so escaped. The rain which I am informed has very general in this district also reached to Bendleby, where it was much wanted, and now the whole of the crops in this district are looking magnificent. Dr. Kennion,the Bishop of Adelaide, arrived here on Tuesday afternoon and in - the evening administered the rite of confirmation to ten persons. The Bishop, before laying on his h\nds, delivering a most solemn and impressive address to the candidates. The music by the choir, especially tbe anthem, seemed to be highly appreciated, it...
WHAT MAKES MAN [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 2 September 1887
WHAT MAKES MAN Not numerous years nor lengthened life, Nor pretty children and a wife, Nor pins and chains and fancy rings^ Nor any such-like trumpery things. . . Nor pipes, nor cigars, nor bottled wiin Nor liberty with kings to dine, ' ... Nor coats nor boots, nor yet a hat A dandy vest nor trimmed cravat, Nor all the world's wealth laid in store, Nor master, reverend, sir, or squire, _ With titles that the memory tire. Nor ancestry traced back to Will, Who went from Normandy to kill, Nor Latin, Greek, nor Hebrew lore, Nor thousand volumes rambled oe'r. ' Not Judge's robes nor Mayor's mace, Nor crowns that deck the royal race. They, all united, never can Avail to make a single man. A truthful soul, a loving mind, Full of affection for its kind, A helper of the human race, A soul of beauty and of grace. A spirit firm, erect and free, That never basely bends the knee, That will not bear a feather's weight Of slavery's chain for small or great. The truth of God within, And never makes...
Thornton. August 30th [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 2 September 1887
Thornton. August 30th Last week we were favored with, splendid rains, about 700 points being registered. This has dose a considerable amount »f good to the crops, some of which are not through the ground yet. It is the desire of the residents that a local court be established in Petersburg, as it would be much more convenient, when business compels them to attend, than travelling the distance to Terowie or Orroroo. We are now having fine weather, the feed and crops are growing | and the farmers rejoicing.
Clippings from the Gazette. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 2 September 1887
[Clippings from the dazeUe. An enteiprising reporter, writing up a wreck at sea, stated that no less than four of the crew and passengers bit tlie dust. A sour old bachelor says he always looks under the marriage head for news of the weak. "Do you know the Jacksons," asked a lady of a young man who lived in the neighbourhood. "No, I am not per sonally acquainted with all the members of the family,''he replied: "but I always speak to the dog at the front gate as I go past. A little boy being asked in Sunday school " What is the chief end of man?" replied, " The end what's got the head on." Being remonstrated with for wearing a bustle, a girl silenced her critic by saying-" "Well, we girls, like everybody else, must have something to fall back on." " Is that dog ferocious?" said a traveller.'-No, he ain't ferocious,but he's the darndest dog ter bite ever you seed." It only tak«s about two seconds to get up a duel. SALVATION SOLDIERS.-Orders have j been issued to " sound the trumpet, b...
Bendleby. Angust 27th [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 2 September 1887
Bciidlcby. Angust 27th Although reports were flowing in from all parts of the colony of abundant i falls of rain and the advanced state of* the crops, this part somehow seemed to hav0' been neglected of late by old Jupiter Pluvius, for tha; crops about here were not only very backward, for this tirae of the year, but were showing signs of suffering from want of moisture, in fact some of the farmers were al ready taking a gloomy view of the coming harvest. This state of things is now altered, for on Thursday morn ing it commenced raining, and up to j the present (9 a.m. Saturdays about | one and thfee-quartep inches have beaa | registered, ' ' '' "? '"j
Inhibition of Novelties. IN AID OF PETERSBURG CHURCH OF ENGLAND BUILDING FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 2 September 1887
Inhibition of Novelties, IN AID OF PETERSBUBG CHURCH OF ENGLAND BUILDING FUND. For soihte time past thfe ladies con^ hected with St. Peter's Church have been busily engaged in collecting curios trith which to form an exhibition, and a thorough canvass of the district, has been taken with a view of unearthing any objects of interest that might be lying hidden away. With our limited population the project seemed to many an ambitions one, and certainly few were prepared for the scene that met their eyes in the Institute Hall on Mon day last when Dr. Kennion, the Lord Bishop of Adelaide, in a few appro priate words declared the exhibition open. The hall, itself, was tastefully decorated with flowers and festooned with flags, kindly lent for the occasion, and in the centre of the building a fountain fcad been erected. The exhibits were ranged along the two sides of the hall, the stage end being turned into a re freshment stall, the prominent feature of which appeared to be a handsome Wed...