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The Petersburg Times, ORROROO CHRONICLE AND NORTHERN ADVERTISER. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1888 Mining and Speculative Mining. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 24 February 1888
CJte JJETOSFAIZG CIMES, CRROHOD CHRONICLE AKO NORTHERN ADVERTISER, FRIDAY; FEBRUARY 24, 1888 mining; and Speculative Mining, There is a wonderful differ ence between the meaning con veyed by the two terms mining and speculative mining. Min ing is a legitimate occupation. It means the searching out of the hidden mineral treasures contained in the earth. It also means the sinking of shafts, the working of lodes,the erection of machinery and the employment of multitudes of men in ihe ex traction of the minerals .when found. The result of mining is to add fresh additions to the world's wealth, and in doing so the employingthe labor of many hands gives them the means to. support themselves and families. It is as legitimate a calling as that of a farmer, or as that of any tradesman. It provides comfort to thbusands, not at the expense of other people, but through the mineral drawn from the earth and previously useless, Speculative mining is, however, a different matter al together. It car...
Religious Services. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 24 February 1888
Jic%ious Sfrbiccs. SCNBAT, FES&CTABV 19. -fetersburg -lit-iy Mass at ] 1 a.m. and usual evening service at 7 Holy Mavs at S.3t) o.m. at Lancelot. EPISCOPAL, Onoroo. - Usual services. Preacher, tbe liev, W. S. ttoperafi! ii?ISCOPAL. - Petersburg: Morning -ervice at 11 a.m. Ibveuing at 7. -Lay Reader, A. 3£. Ad.iison, Ksij Under the above liea*ling we shall be pleased to insert religious notiet« referring to tJie ordinary Sunday'services, free oi charge Kjish 'a.u n«>unc*imeuts to inutaile preachets' «taiSftB, tune a.d owit-r of services. Where 'fj^tiber details are given tfae notice will be an a^rerti-ieaieut and charged for ajj^rdingly. Such announcements mutst be itip&rAM to u=t weekly, not liter th&lt;u> "Sjjtars.iiiy evenincr, as we cannot aadertake ~if» l&lt;uk up &lt;judrteriy plans, etc.
Useful Dairy Hints. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 24 February 1888
Useful Dairy Dints, - * - ' Canon Bag&lt;»t, in a recent lecture on dairy farming, tbiew out some hintswell worth remembering. - It was not, lie said, the cow ' which produced jbhe milk alone, but 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 dairymaid or anyone else ill treated cow, then she would not let down her milk, and results would follow. A cow must be milked with quickness, andnotinw 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 j be shallow in snro'ner, and deep in "winter in the pans. But if they allowed their cream to remain too long on the milk it became sour and this effectually stopped thefarmer obt...
Gardening for February [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 24 February 1888
Gardening for Febmry From " The Garden and Field." Kitchen Garden,-In nursery beds sow seeds ot caboags, cauliflower, broccoli, savoyn, iP-°utsJ Chinese cabbage, and cflc*y, for j iautiug que later on. so also string beans, Kitiufcyr, haricots,- and ad oth&lt;-r kinds -of ^Oibwi-piKldcd btans, in rich sandy l»atu that can bs, watered sw needed. i*ow swr^dea and other t'uruips, atid all kinds of ealad plants. Pouch otf else pcg d-iwn and- covtr the pegs with soil) all lateral shootB fr«im cucum bers aud marrows at the third joint outride t -e fruit- The laterals will root when bimed. and the plants will be strengthened. After about three weeks the newly-rooted l;y«;r« can be separate-*, bat not removed wiien & fresh Jot of fruit will bo produced. Gatiier nuonious, cairots and pot>t>esv removing tlie produce at once to a shady spot. Give water and liquid manure to crops that m»y seed it. Dig up alLvacant beds and remove ?Waste to tbedung-kead. Flower Garden. -Ia ...
City Gossip. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 24 February 1888
City dosslp* BY A. TALKEK. They gay that gossip and scandal are dead and even at funerals the state of the share market is discussed amongst the so-called mourners. Such a xrase occurred this week. * * * They say the Anglican Bishop baa quite recovered from the .'effects of a slight gunstvoke which he received a fortnight, since. D uring his absence he will be much missed. Tliey say we COHM -do .with a few more clergymen like Dr Kennion with genial dispositions and large hearts and without taint of the priestly intolerance so common amongst that -class. # « They say there -is » strong anti Chinese feeling growing in our midst and if the leaders off the land are not prompt in action as indignation meet ing wiH soon 3be ield. The^ppospetiters of the Little Coinetock Siiver Mining Syndicate will be found on the opposite page. WATTLE CULTIVATION IN VICTORIA. -A Victorian Syndicate has written To the Conservator of Forests (Mr Jt E. Brown) for information respecting the cultivation of wa...
The Advertiser's Estimate of the Harvest 1887-8. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 24 February 1888
Thd Advertiser's Esti mate of(tielIarves(:l§§98. The results of the investigation mads by the AdtiettiHer as to the result of the harvest just gathered sire abridged b/a contemporary as follows Area reaped foi* wheat) 2,008,100 acres Total produce* ... 20,-1)23,000 busbefo Average.u ...10 bushels to the acre It is necessary to go back to the year 1875-6 to Bad a season so good as the last. The following table shows the averages for' the past 13 years: 1875-76 .&lt;. 11 bushels 571b?. 1876-77 ... 5 " 1 24 « 1877-78 .. 7 " 46 " 1878-79 ... 7 " 9 " 1879-80 ... 9 " 47 1880^81 ... 4 «' 58 '« 1881-82 ... 4 " 34 «« 1882-83 ... 4 " 13 « 1883-84 ... 7 " 55 « 1884-85 ... 7 " 32 « 1885-86 ... 3 " 45 - 1886-87 ... 5 " 15 « 4 1887-88 ... 10 " The area reaped is larger by about 100,000 acres than that cropped in the previous season This is to be accounted for by two reasons--first, ^ what might be called the natural increas of land brought under cultivation by the clearing of ground known...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 24 February 1888
' ?E*E&C>SS3P»X20*I?"0;S " :i OF THE LITTLE COMSTOCK SILVER MINING SYNDICATE . > ' ° Capital £895. in Shares of £5 eacb. Of which 75 Shares fully paid up to £o will Ije retained by the owners as ^payment for the . propertyj and the remaining 100 Shares are offered to the public on the following terms, viz., £1 on application, and £1 10s on allotment. The balance in Calls of not more than 6s. per month on each Share. .? . The proceeds of the 100 Shares (less £25 for lease and incidental expenses) Trill be placed to the credit of the Syndicate for the purpose of developing the mine. -o - - ; ' " PROVISIONAL DIRECTORS: MR J. HOAR. I MR R. REYNOLDS. MR J. WOODMAN. J MR J. WRIGHT. . MR M.. KELLY. BANKERS: THE NATIONAL-BANK OF AUSTRALASIA. SOLICITOR. . " . i MR M. C. COPINGER. : , SECRETARY, protem: H. T, RABBICH. * j THE object of this Syndicate is to purchase from-the present proprietors one block of land, containing forty acres, being Mineral Lease Application No. 2725, p...
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED BY THE AUTHOR. "THE FREE LAND." OR, OUR HOME IN AUSTRALIA. CHAPTER XV. REUNION. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 24 February 1888
- ALL ftIGHTd.BESEEVED JJY.THK AUTHOR. "THE F&EE LAND." OR, ' ( ; " " : OljR HOME IN.AUSTRALIA.. BY OI BBOWJTE. CHAPTERXV. BETTNION. John, with ilie help of the' sailor, fras riiaking good progress with his clearing ; David, with his heart full of the woodland nymph, .was cultivating the fertile young minds and during his spare motnents putting finishing touches to his pictures-of- tural life,, arid the same time ' The Bob Roy' was speeding upon her way off the coast , of Africa whilst many of the passengers; were enjoying the moonlight upon deck as the weather was too warm to stay ; below. Upon the deck were manyknbts of voyJigers whilst. the skipper passed about from group to group having a: few pleasant words now here,now there, and being regarded with favor by alL Sorrowful, hearts had been wruhg when parting from dear friends, biit, even grief will exhaust itself, then come back shadows of the happiness that the soul yearns for-meetings are-imagined,; happy ' hours conj...
Sir Lyon Playfair on Ireland [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 24 February 1888
. ?? n,nr,i Sir Ly«B Playfair , on Ireland Speaking in Leeds oh a re cent occasion Sir Lyon Pl&yfkir1 said the Unionist patty* as they called themselves, gave them a nickname. They called them separatists, and said they were trying to separate the Empire. Why theyvere trying to reunite the empire. They were doing exactly as America had done. Ireland was a nationality and Scotland WPS a nationality, and if Scotland asked for Home Rule in the same sense that the States of America asked for it they might depend upon it that no Government would dare to refuse the national demand. In England, and America the Anglo-Saxon character absorbed the mixed characters, but it was exactly the reverse in Ireland, the fact was that the Irish Celts, or true people of the soil, had j absorbed AngloSaxonsjNormans, and everybody into themselves. [The Irish were intensely a | nation in all their sentiments and habits, and in the intense love they had for their country. Now, we denied to that nati...
The Farmer's Column. THE OIL TEST FOR MILK. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 24 February 1888
The Farmer's Column. o THE OIL TEST FOE MILK. It has been bat a short time since the oil test of the value of milk was adopted as the only correct method of determining the amount of batter in milk, and though experts were sanguine that they bad at last found an easy and ready means of detecting adulterated milk, recent experiments on behalf of the Wisconsin Dairymen's Association have demonstrated that the oil test does not give a correct measurement of the butter fat in milk. It was found that the oil of the same cow or herd seemed disposed to eelf-emulifiication on some some days more than on others, and took up water or whey in some -cases, so that a 4-pound cow seemed to become a 6-poo.nd cow iu production. Two inches of butter oil would expand to three inches from the amount of water it contained, yet ga\e no sign to the eye that it contained a drop of water. There was apparently more butter fat in the measuring tubes that a sample of gathered cream makes, as the oil and water...
Thornton. February 20. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 24 February 1888
Tiiornton. February 20. Cireat indignation prevails among the inhabitants,especially in theHundred of Paratoo, at the action of the authorites in not appointing a person as Councillor for Paratoo a portion of Coglin district. As Hardy, Pafrlaroo, Nackra, Cavenagh, and Coglin each are represented by one member, and G-ambowie is represented by two Councillors, for what reason Gumbowie is to the fore we cannot Understood. The Paratoo people are moving in the matter. Sowing was commenced last week, and by next week it will have become general. The weather is dry, and water carting is the order of the day. The weather of late has been very warm. To-day it is sultry, and has the appearance of change. Such would be very acceptable now after so long a spell of dry weather. Tanks and tams are getting dry, and a good, downpour would also start the ploughs again. On Wednesday last, as Mr T Pugsles was returning home from Mannaoarie sports.he was thrown from his .horse receiving some*very nasty...
MAILS RECEIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 2 March 1888
MAILS BECEIVED. Adelaide and South, 619 asm., 2.43 p.m. daily Pt. Pirie 12.39 a.m.3 858 p.m. daily. Pt. Augusta, 12 44 p.m. daily. Oodlawirra, 12 31, p m, Mon. Wed." and Fri, Nackara 1 Paratto > 12 31 p m, daily O'Leary j Yunta "j Mannahill i O'Leary . ). 12 31 and 8 58 p m, daily. Cockbnrn j Silverton J Broken Hill and Teetulpa 12.31 p.m. daily.
Petersburg Post and Telegraph Office, [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 2 March 1888
Petersburg Post and Telegraph Office, The Post and Telegraph Offices and Savings Bank are open oa week days from 9 a m. 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 as under. (Dispatched) Adelaide and South, 12.28 a.m. and 8.38 p.m. Pt. Pirie, 6.5 a.m. and 2.23 p.m. daily. Ft. Augusta, 2.23 p m. daily. Oodlawirra, Monday, Wednesday, and Fri day, 2 23, p m. Nackara 1 Paratoo > 223 pm, daily. O'Leaiy J Yunta "J Mannahill j Cockburn J>6 5 am; and 223 p m, daily Silverton I Broken Hill J Teetulpa, 6.5 a.m. daily, Cavenagh and Dawson 2.45 p.m. Tuesday* and Fridays. Parnaroo and Lancelot, 2.23 p.m. Tuesday* and Fridays.
PETERSBURG AND ADELAIDE DOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 2 March 1888
PETERSBURG AND ADELAIDE DOWJSL a.m. Adelaide ... dep.- 7 10 p-TO* Terowie ... arr. 1 30 Bo. ... dep. 1 55 Gumbowie .&lt;. " 2 19 PETERSBURG arr. 2 43 UP. p.m. PETERSBURG dep. 12 58 Gnmbowie Siding " 1 23 Terowie ... arr. 1 46 Do. ... ... dep. 2 10 Adelaide ... arr. 8 30 Printed and published by the Proprietor, ROBT. M. OSBORNE, weekly, at Railway Street, Petersburg, in the Province of South Australia,
PETERSBURG AND PORT AUGUSTA. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 2 March 1888
PETERSBURG AND PORT AUGUSTA. DOWN a.m. Pi;. Augusta,dep. 6 0 Quern 7 45 Kings wood S 9 Brace 8 33 Hammond 9 3 Mooekra 9 29 Carrie toil * 10 1 Ear-lia Id 36 Walloway 11 0 Orrotoo 11 33 Black Rode 12 0 Petersburg, ar. 12 58 UP p.m. Petersburg dep 2 57 Blackrock 3 42 Oiroroo 4 18 Walloway 4 42 Eurelia 5 9 Carrieton 5 48 Mooekra 6 12 Hammond ? 42 Brace 7 12 Kiagswood 7 32 j Qaora 8 10 j Pt. Augusta ar. 9 45
Orroroo Baptist Church HARVEST FESTIVAL. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 2 March 1888
Orroroo Baptist Cliurcli HARVEST FESTIVAL Serviees in connection with the above were commenced on Sunday, 26th uit., when Pastor C. Frisby Smith preached morning and evening to good congregations, and also ad dressed the children in the afternoon in a very interesting and instructive man ner. The subject of the morning's discourse was *' The feast oi Taber nacles,'' and that of the evening, " Harvest-tide." Collections amounted to nearly £6. Thfe celebration was continued on Tuesday evening in the church, whien the sacred cantata, " Under the Palms " was given by a united choir of 30 performers; The church was beautifully decorated with fruit and flowers, interspecies! with green boughs, and tastefully wrought mottoes of an appropriate character, the choir being uniformly dressed and seated upon a raised platform, presenting a very striking as well as pleasing sight A ; large audience assembled, and ac 8 o'clock proceedings were commenced by the rendition of Mendelssohn's"War march ...
PETERSBURG AND COGKBURN. DOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 2 March 1888
PETERSBURG AND COGKBURN. DOWN. PETKRSBUEG Dawson-road. Oudla VYirra Nackara Paratoo Yunta Wiaaininnie Mannaliiil Olary Mingary Cockburn Umberumberka Sihrerton .. BROKEN HELL BROKEN HILL Silverton Umberumberka Cockburn Mingary . Olary Mannahill ... Wifinihinnie ... Yunta ... P&ratoo N&ekara Oodla.Wirra... Dawson-road PETJKBjSBUBQ dep. UP. ... dep. dep. ft,m. 640 7 20 8 0 8 56 9 50 11 11 11 55 2 5 3 40 5 35 6 40 7 53 1 4 9 44 a.m. 12 25 1 37 I 48 3 10 4 5 5 40 7 17 . 8 20 8 57 9 44 10 33 11 26 11 59 12 58
Lecture on Land Nationalization, [Newspaper Article] — Petersburg Times — 2 March 1888
Lecture on Land Katioii alization, BY MR. A. DUNGEY, OF PORT PIEIE. Owing, doubtless, to the inclemency of the weather, combined with the shortness of the notice^ there were not more than about twenty persons at the lecture delivered by Mr Dungey, of 2he Port PirieAnti-Poverty Society, on the above subject in the Institute Hall Petersburg on Wednesday evening last, but those who were present were amply rewarded for their attendence, and must have gone away most agree ably impressed with both the subject, j and the lecturer's 'manner of treating it. I The Mayor (W. Threadgold, Esq., ? J,P.) presided, and expressed regret at the smallness of the attendence. The i subject was one that required earnest j thought for it was to decide whether ] i man's existence in the future sho»ld be ! I in poverty, or affluence. He was en tirely in sympathy with the movement so far as he knew of it, and the lecturer,'he was sure, had the subject at heart. . . Mr Dungey;said he was abdttt to lecture oh ...