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CLARENDON. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
CLA11ENDON. May 2— Present- Crs. Thorpe (chair). Ship way, and Began. Overseer to continue the work on Ackland's Hill ; two chains more road to be metalled at Kangariila. Overseer to get repairs done en Chare and Haimes's roads. Farther re pairs on Cherry Gardens-road to be done, provided the carters cart out metal for saoie. Cour oil at its next meeting to revise assessment. Crs. Thorpe and Sourbier retire by rotation, and Cr. Shipvcay by ballot. Payments, £53 103. lOi
DALRYMPLE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
DALKYMPLE. May 2.— Present— Ois.Geo. Sheriff, (chairman), B. D. Anderson, and A. Anderson. P. Anderson tendered bis resignation as councillor ; ac cepted. Day of nomination for councillor fixed. Jas. beid threw up his contracts owing to III he&lth ; accepted. Tenders accepted :— No. 104; W. Ballard, £3 Ss. per chain£105, P. Kelly, £17; 109, J. Byan. £3 7s. 6d. per chain. Application from J. C. Wallschutskz ts have gates remove! en road between eectiens 355 and 46 ; to be attended to at once. Application read from P. Leonard and Wallschutsk-. to hive the well at Mickey's Flat fenced ia ; well is uot under the control of the council. Eeceipts, £67 11s. 5d; payments, nil.
DALKEY. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
DALKEV. April 25. — Prtsent — Tbe chairman, and Crs. McLsoblan ai_d Keid. Tenders accepted: — No. 137, gjubbing, W. Poultun, Is. 6d. per chain; 1SS, grubbing, Martin Olsen, Is. 3d. per chain ; 189, tcrd over Biver Wake field, W. H. Wilon, £8. Other works to be done. Mr. Spottswood's efftr to fill dangerous ruts on road between sec tions 70, 257, and 258, for £5, accepted ; air. W. Poulton's offer for grubbiog and forming 3 nUAlna *vr tinffnff Pfafi fin cmiifch.fMKt: A'irnAr r\f section 2(9 at£l per chain accepted. Oouuoil resclvtd to buy an improved road-roller. Clerk reported that £1, moiety cf dog fine due to Dalkey District Council, was in the hands of Bal&klava Council ; clerk to claim tbe am nan t. Keceipts, £27 11s. 4d. ; payments, £61 4s. 5d.
BURNSIDE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
BUEKSIDE. Apiil 25.— Present— Cru. Goldsack (chair), Mills, Beuntts, and Cieland. It was agreed if residents of Buinside, Upper KensiDgcon, and Knighttbridge would bear coat, council would CFen new road in Upper Kensington. Eesolved, the councillors for North Kensington aad Msgill wait on Mr. Crompton in reference to the repair of Packethiim and Penfold roads. SSorvejcr.iepoitfcd that cutting on the Water i&llsroad was completed satisfactorily. Ea folved, a guard fence be erected over the Watar falle Bridge at the price oilered by Mr. Clark — 10s. Hid. per post. The forms! opeDicg of the Wateriklls-road takes place on the first Wednes day in June, aud all necessary arrangements to be made. Eeotii-ts, £30 On. 4d.; payments, £4517s.2i3.
YORKETOWN, May 2. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
YORTTErOWN. May 2. i TJte weatLer is keeping very dry, aud feed is heccmicg scarce. Many people bave had t:- stop ploogbiLg en account of tbe -3rync:s of the soil. — A serious accident happened on Friday even ing. Mr. John Allen, botsher, eerjmpauied by Mr. W. V. Cornish and Mr. Crrnston, of the Bank of South Australia, wont out for a drive. Tli«s«7 ktciri^ frnm f'l«tl:n:i^H_ Anil hv qnnio means the Lorse. vfhich is very fiery, got tbe bit out cf its mouth and bolted, throwing Mr. Allen out on OLe side end Mr. Cornish on tbe other, filr. Cranston, seeing no chance of palling the hcise up, sb the reins were gone, get off at the back ol the vehicle, aLd was not hurt much, only receiving a shaking. Mr. Allen received a tevtie g&%h on bis hand, and the wheel pi^ei ever bis leg, but the doctor thinks his injuries are set dangerous. Mr. Cornish came off with a dislocation of the shoulder, and a severe sbabicg.
WALLAROO, May 4. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
WALLAROO, May 4. The anniversary tetvicea of the Wesleyan Choicb wtre continued on Wednesday by tea and public meetings. An excellent tea was pro vided by the ladies of the ohnrcb, aud there was a capital attendance. At tbe public meeting Kr. Wm. Phillips presided, and suitable ad dresses were delivered by the coairman and the Vtpv W. Davidfon iPresbvteriani. and .T Llocrl (Welsh Church), who both welcomed the B«v. C. J. Niemrn to tbe circuit. Thar: gentleman 8td Tl e Kev. B. M. Hunter, of the Moonta Cir cuit, then addressed the audience, and were ccrdislly received. Mr. J. Bath, the treasurer, read the financial report, which was regarded as tiitibfsctory. During the evening, and also en tbe Sabbath, the choir, led by Mr. J. Davies with Miss Da vies as organist, sang choice selec tions of music.
TWO WELLS, April 28. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
TWO WELLS, April 2S. Tl i- election for our district — Yatela — is over slid is surprising in its results. Up to the last ever j body considered the old membsr Ear:e, aud VI toicled a sharp contest between the two new 1 fcuuidttes, wLicb opinion probably 6noooraged thb introduction of excessive plumping. Aiaay rcgiet the loss of their old representative of so infci.) 3-djb standing, aud tbe committee which v-as loirrtd to Eetnre the return of Mr. Gilbert L&ve pb.-sed a unanimous re&olation expressing regret at the exclusion of Mr. Civenagu ftom the House through uo fault of his own. — The weather has changed, and einod duiday last a fctod deal of rain h&a fallen. Uiiiiair cool and pleattnt.
WILLOWIE, May 3. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
WILLOWIii, May 3. The excitement of the elections is now over, bud tb« result appears to give satis faction — Oar aail ErracEemeuts are in a very unsatisfactory state. A few weeks sgo Me-srs. Terry ft Co. having given up, Messrs. Hill & Co. took coarse, and instead of starting from Wilajiugton. tbe nay our Adelaide mail comcp, they etirt from Orrorco, consequently inete&d of getting oac mail in lltn nuwnirff *b fnrmBFlir an. 4 ln.inir.lild to answer by tbe afternoon njii!, we now cannot answer letters till two days latc-r. Aavtaa and Coonafto are situated in ihe Fame way. We hope Mr. Todd will at cace alter preiant BrraEgerceuts.— Ihe Tain mentioned by nitay of your correspondents as being heavy 03 Sunday week was not so here. Our share was a very small one, but we are anxiously looking forward to a gocd soaker, bio-ji or the farmers have ne&rly finished neciiug operati-ius and only now want t'ue rain for crops and dams. — A public meeting is shortly to bo he...
WILMINGTON, April 30. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
WILMINGTON, Apbh. 30. Tbe political excitement is now over, and we find that this part cf the district has been paitiolly diefiauebiEed. Bad tbe district been divided as proposed lrvt year, eaoh patt retum irg t«o membire, the result would have been apparently, for the Me!rose district, Teouaut and Bleckwell; Port Lincoln, TeKnant and Moitlcck; Port Augusts, Cook and Tennant. TLub v.e see Tennatit was chosen by each tiiwr-iix-, while Gabko wm ouly chosen by tbe Ncrhetu district, being fourth tor Port LHiCvlk and fifth ti-r Uelruse. and MfirUosk who secured second place at Port Lincoln, is third at Port Augusts, and sixth at Melrose ; end Blackwell would have secured a seat, being second at Melrose, fifth at Port Lincoln, and sixth at Port Angusta. Blackwell and Burgoyne were generally considered the fe-mers' men, but the farmers' votes were swamped by tbe larger towns. — Great aniitty is felt* as to the coming season, rain being so long delayed. Man} fear we are going to have a dry ...
SALISBURY, Aped 23. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
SALISBURY, April 2S. Our usually quiet township presented & lively appearance on Monday, when the election of two members to represent the district took pltce. Messrs. Murray and Gilbert's committees were very active, and for the first time for many years cabs were employed to bring the electors to the polling-booth. Mr. C&vaoagh most have felt his election pretty sure, as ho had no com mittee to canva9s for him, nor did he go to any expense in advertising. In spite of this it was generally thought tbat he would head the poll, which Le did until the northern boxes were opened. During the day matters assumed a lively aspect, and at night there was a great crowd at the courthouse. — We had a splendid fell of rain on Sunday night, and the farmers are cow busy turning over tbe soil. The rain has come very late, and every advantage will be taken of it. Several farmers are using tbree funoKed ploughs, and they answer admirably ; tbey ere easy to handle, light of draught, a...
SALTIA, May 2. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
SSALTIA, May 2. The rain we had on Sunday night, April 21, is all we are to have at present it seems, as the weatLtr is quite warm again. The feed in many places is springing up nicely, and if we could have a few hours steady rain the country would Le greatly benefit. — Everything in tha shape of bufrinrHi is very dull and money scarce. Wiih tbe exception of occasional sore eyes the general health ct the inhabitants is satisfactory.
STIRLING NORTH, May 3. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
STIRLING NORTH, May 3. To-night the clouds are lowering, the air is tot end tuitry, and there arc other indications ot a heavy downpour cf rain. This indeed is much needed, as our horses and cattle are in a btateof ttml-fctaxvatien. Some have died already. — Our little township continues very quie*, pertly for want of rain to eet things goio;. Tb6 shower which passed over on April 25 filled our tfirtf and wet the ground to a depth of two inches. In other respects I think it did injury — it was enongh io bring the wheat to tbe sur face, but not tulHcient to forward its growth.
TOWITTA, May 2. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
T0W1TTA. May 2. A thunderstorm passed over here on April 25. About a quarter of an inch of rain fell, which was much needed. Fears are entertsiued that the wheat already sewn will be spoiled, there not Icing sufficient moisture to suataia itj growth. Tbe country around here is almost destitute of grate, end tbe theep and cattle on the flats wil! have a hard time ot it during tiie coming winter.
MINING. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
MINING. Hamlet Mining OoirPAirr.— The manager ia his report of May 2 says that at Mo 1 shaf c on Beddome's lode the top and tip plats are com pleted, and tbe shoot for filling the skip is in order for working, and the ehaftmen are now ecgaged clearing np the shaft preparatory to Making below tbe 75-f m. level. In the 75-end driving south of No. 1 shaft the lode is large; tbe part carried in driving is about 4 feet in wicun, producing a tons ot u per cent, ore per fm., but no foot-wall has been seen south of the shaft. Tbe lode in tbe same level driving north is 4 feet wide, containing 4 tons of 18 per cent, ore per fm. ; and in the stope in back of this level south of the winze tbe lode is worth S tons of 18 per cent, ore per J m. la the 60-end tenth the lode is 3 feet wide, producing 3 tons of 16 per cent, ore per fm. The lode in the stope in back of the same level couth of tha fchait is woitb 4 tons of 18 per cent, ore per fm. In No. 2 winze sinking below the 45-fm. level south th...
POLICE COURT—ADELAIDE. THURSDAY, MAY 5. [Before Mr. S. Beddome, P.M., and His Worship the Mayor, Mr. E. T. Smith, J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
POIIOB COTJET— ADELAIDE. Thursdat, Mat 5. [Befote Mr.S.Beddome, P.M., and His Wo-aaip tbe Mayor. Mr. B. T. Bmith. J.P.1 William Barviick, laborer, wss charged on tne information of Henry Edward Dietman with stealing three shirts, value 7s. (3d., from the shop of Ernanuel Harris, at Adelaide, on May 3. Dietman, who is an assistant in Harris** snap, taw Barwick take the goods, whioh were hang i»g outside tbe shop, and following £im up, held him until a constable came up. When cautioned he said ' I sever took the shirts.' Prisoner, who elected to be dealt with summarily, was sentenced to six calendar months' imprison ment with hard labor.
LAW COURTS. LOCAL COURT—ADELAIDE. THURSDAY, MAY 5. [Before Messrs. J. Varley, S. M., J. G. Boothby, J.P. and G. N. Birks, J.P.] [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Weekly Chronicle — 7 May 1881
LAWCOUBTS, LOCAL OOUET— ADELAIDE. Thursday, May 5. [Before Messrs. J. Varley, 8.M., J. Q. Boothby, J.P.. and O. N. Birks, J.P 1 E. Jacobs v. S. Fhbet. — £100, damages for tbe wroDgful detention of the racehorse Fsugh a-bellagh. Mr. H. E. Downer for plaintiff. Mr. P. F. Bonnin for defendant. After the Oat bant races, on April 18, Mr. B. Ooleman purchased tbe horee from the plaintiff, a storekeeper at Torketown, for £100. Plaintiff gave him 'a order to get the horse from Mr. Ferry, who de clined to give him np. At a subsequeat inter view defendant said he had bought the bans previously from plaintiff, but plaintiff said that VlA htLiS r»l.*W cn\iat\ Viim +Viq vafttoal nf it- ran to a certain date which had expired. Oolsmaa tuf geisted that be thecld take hia £100 and pay plaintiff the £60 be affirmed be had bought the horse for, and thereby make a profit on tae transaction. Ferry replied that be wantel more than that. In answer to plaintiff's iutimation the be had sold the horse to Oo...