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CORONER'S INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 8 March 1901
CORONER'S INQUEST. The Acting City Coroner (Mr. G. H. Ayliffe) conducted an enquiry at Ford's Itoyal Arms Hotel, Part Adelaide, on TliirrUiy nwrnins, into the rircumstanccs attending the death of Isabella Mil ler, into was found dead in tne yard of a house occupied by William Nicholls, snortly before mid night on Tuesday. Emily Clark identified the body. Deceased bad been living with witness for about a fortniglrt. On Tuesday at about noon she complained of being ill, and Dr. Gcthing- wad sent for, but did not attend. During Tuesday evening she appeared to be better, and at about U o'clock me went outside. After a time wit nes went to look for her, and discovered her ly ing in the yard dead. Deceased bad been drink ing for some days, but not heavily. Dr. Cething ttxted that he was called by a woman who was intoxicated to see a friend oT hers who was ill, but she did not know what was the matter with her. - TcW her to send somebody else down and tell him the nature of the complaint. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 8 March 1901
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PHILANTHROPIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 8 March 1901
PHILANTHROPIC. Adelaide City Mission.— The committee met in Stow classroom on March 7. There were present Messrs. D. Nock (in the chair), W. H. Tite, J. Gurr. G. SUce. J. Steele. W. Burford. F. Walsh. J. J. Green, A. W. Dobbic, H. J. Cowcll, J. Henderson, C. H. Goodc, jun., Dr. Jefferis, and Pastor Finlavson. The secretary reported that the journals of the agents showed a good amount ol work done! Miss Drummond had paid 156 visits and held four mothers' and four children's meet ing!'. The Dorcas Society had met twice, and the Sunday services had been regularly held. M.\ Leak had paid 257 visits, preached in the hall and 0|-en air. and addressed the mothers' meeting. Mr. Gee Wah had paid 60 visits, and the services in the hall had Iwen conducted as usual. On three occasions a Chinese missionary from Queens land had preached to the Chinese. Miss Green, lalmuring in Lower North Adelaide, North Hack ney, and (iillwrton, liad held four mothers' and children's meetings and tliree Bible cl...
LAWN TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 8 March 1901
LAWN TENNIS. Bedhill,. March '.— Atf1 interesting tennis match waa played on the oval yesterday afternoon be tween tlie Koolunga and Redhill clubs. The visi tors wern rertre?pnted bv the Mfcsps Wnrl- unrt Tluclianon and Messrs. March, Lindsay, Noack, and Burjroyne, and the . home club comprised Misses Robinson and Tickle and Messrs. Shanes, March, Becker, and Tostevin. The weather was perfect,, aoa there was a good attendance of spectators. After noon tea was provided t-y the ladies. The visitors won by 12 games, the 6cores being 52 and 40 re spectively.
THE FEDERAL ELECTIONS. Mr. T. PRICE AT GAWLER. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 8 March 1901
THE FEDERAL ELECTIONS. MR. T. PRICE AT GAWLER. Mr. T. Price, a candidate for the Housa oi Representatives, addressed a wellattend ed meeting at Gawler on \/ednesday even ing. The mayor (Mr. C. G. Rebbeck) pre sided. '. The candidate, who was accorded a hearty reception, remarked that there was little difference between tlie views of the various candidates who -were ?seeking fede ral honours. Many who had opposed mea sures th.it had been advocated by the labour party for a number of years had now come into lifte. He was pleased to see them, but they' certainly .'would not have been there unless some one had done propaganda work He detailed the federal platform of the labour party, which had betn formulated at a mcetring held in June last. It included one adult one vote, and of equal value; total exclusion of coloured and undesirable races; old-age pensions; railways and navi gable rivers to be under federal control; non-alienation of federal knds. The fiscal question was left open, e...
THE FEDHRAL TARIFF. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 8 March 1901
THE FEDBRAL TARIFF. To tlie Editor. ? oir— The protectionist president of Man num accuses me. of picking figures- to make a good case for free trade. This is the usual wail from protectionists when ariven into a corner. 1 will take his 'Made m Germany Williams' fienres, and -make a still better case for free trade. The following are Biitish exports icr the last fifty years of Protection:— 1798 to 1800, average £35,000,000; 1805-10, £46,000,000; 1815-7, £41,000,000;. 1818-22, £36,000.000; 1823-7, £35,000,000; - 1828-32. £44,000,000 1833-42, £50,000,000; 1843,7, £57,000,000. It is waste of time and space to quote these figures as Mr. Shearer did, because they show that England's exports increased £11,000,000 only, in fifty years of protec tion; and in 1896, after -50 years of free trade, they, were £296,370,000, showing an increase of. £222,250,000 or. 300 per cent. English imports for the same period were 1846, about £70,000,000; 1896, £441;802,000— increase, £365,855,000, or 481 per...
To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 8 March 1901
To the Editor. Sir— I note Sir Richard Baker's reply to my letter, but I am still unconvinced that the report of the commission' was correct. I represented at that date, as I do now. one of the largest agricultural engineering establishments in South Australia, and do not recollect any other firm or person in this particular line of business giving evi dence to the effect that they were in a .position, without protection, to cope with similar manufactures from all parts of the world. My own evidence was an emphatic declaration to the contrary, and I am pleased to see Mr. Grainger's letter point ing out Mr. Baker's error. I would like to be informed of the name or names of the persons or firms who asserted before that commission that without moderate protec tion they could successfully compete with the cbeap labour countries of the world. In reply to 'Not a Federal Candidate,' commenting upon Great Britain's prosperi ty since adopting free trade, T would say that after 200 years of p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 8 March 1901
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THE CAMPAIGN IN VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, March 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 8 March 1901
THE CAMPAIGN IN VICTORIA. MELBOURNE. March 7. Mr. Deakin, Federal Attorney-General, who seeks to enter the House of Represen tatives as member for Baliarat, opened the campaign last night. His meetins was a large one, and he had an excellent recep tion. Speaking of the important work that would devolve upon the Federal Parlia ment. Mr. Deakin pointed out that the constitution of the Commonwealth was, af ter all, only an enabling Act, and the Par liament had yet to receive at the hands of the people not only the power necessary to enable that machinery to be set to work but they had to undertake the important task of creating for themselves a great deal of -machinery and do much constructive work. The task of selecting men for all this important legislative work was not one to be regarded with indifference.
THE COMM0NWEALTH ELECTION. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 8 March 1901
THE COMMONWEALTH ELECTION. To the Editor. ? air—. As some misapprehension exists as ttf my position in connection -v/ith the de putation, to Sir J. L. Bonythoh, I should like to make my position wear to the pub lic. I attended the deputation as a private citizen, and had no intention of in any way pledging the support ? of my party, the Australasian National League. Anything I said was meant to indicate rhy private views. I had no authority to pledge the league m any -way, and had no intention of doing so. I am, Sir, &c, , CHARLES WILLCOX. Fitzroy, March 7.
THE REVENUE TARIFF CAMPAIGN. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 8 March 1901
THE REVENUE .TARIFF CAMPAIGN. The general committee of tlie South Aus tralian division of the Freetrade and Liberal Association met on Wednesday evening. There was a fair attendance, presided over by Mr. T. H. Webb. There was a large amount of correspondence disposed of. An offer from Saddleworth to arrange a meet ing was approved; and similar arrange ments were made for Crystal Brook on March 7, Gladstone on March 8, and Georgetown on March 9. Encouraging re ports were received respecting the progress of the movement in tbe surrounding dis tricts. It was resolved that Mr. W. A. Mogarey be thanked for submitting a pam phlet written by him hi advocacy of free trade principles. Sir Josiah Symon wrote, in reply to the president's suggestion, pic raising to have his town hall speech printed in pamphlet form for free distribution. A Western Australian correspondent wrote in the mo3t hopeful strain regarding the pro gress made in that State, and anticipating an overwhelming majority for t...
VOTING PAPER. COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA. STATE OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA AS ONE ELECTORATE. THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. ELECTION OF SEVEN MEMBERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 8 March 1901
VOTING PAPER. COMMONWEALTH OP AUSTRALIA. STATE OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA AS ONE ELEC TORATE. THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. ELECTION OK SEVEN MEMBERS. CANDIDATES. BAKEU, Henry Chaffey ? ~ ., .. .. U BATCHELOR, Efrerton Lee .... ? I ] BONYTHON, John Langdon ? [ ] CALDWELL, Robert ? I ] COOKE, John Herbert ............ J. 11 ULYN'N, Patrick McMahon ? t .. .. '..' [ 1 HOLDER, Frederick William _ t. ? I ] KINGSTON', Charles Cameron .......... 11 MITCHELL, George ? ~ U O'CONNELL, John ? [ 1 POYNTON, Alexander .. .. ,. ?? .. .. .. [ 1 PRICE, Thomas ? t ] SOLOMON, Vabien Louis .. — ? I ] VAUGHAN, Crawford .. .. ? I ] WEBB, Thomas Henry ? [ ] WOOD, Richard .. I ? I ] WYLD, George Albert ? ^ ~ .. I ] When he obtained the voting papers from the Sheriff our representative had a chat with the highly esteemed Govern ment official concerning the coming' events, and though very busy in making arrange ments, Mr. Boothby found time to repiy to the questions put to him. 'Two ballot boxes -will be used at eac...
THE COMMONWEALTH. THE FEDERAL ELECTIONS. ARRANGING FOR THE VOTING. CHAT WITH MR. BOOTHBY. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 8 March 1901
THE COMMONWEALTH. THE FEDERAL .ELECTIONS. ARRANGING FOR THE VOTING. CHAT WITH MR. BOOTHBY. To hold a Parliamentary election in South Australia without Mr. W. R. Boothby, the Returning Officer'. for, tbe State, would -.e a! strange hatmeninjr. Ever since constitutional government has been the law of the land this gentleman lias ben the presiding genius over the depart ment entrusted with the important duty of recording the electoral will of the people. Four years ago Mr. lioothby's resources ?were tested by the Federal Convention elections, in which the voters had to choose 10 from 33 candidates. It was generally acknowledged that the arrangements made at that time could not have been improved upon, and in the light of past experience the public and the aspirants .for federal licnours may rest assured that in the big task to be begun on the evening of March 30 every care will be exercised to ensure an accurate and speedy record of the votes. The nominations having been received on Mo...
DISTRICT COUNCILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 8 March 1901
DISTRICT COUNCILS. CLARENDON, March 4.— Present-Crs. E. Mill wood, J. Spencer, and J. Oakley. Cr. Oakley vot ed to chair. Correspondence — From E. Cullen complaining that Mrs. .McNamarra .utilized ill water out of creek and did not allow it to nan over ford into his property; received. Tenders accepted— Contract No. 1, E. Woods, 2s. 6d. per yard; 2, E. Woods, 23. 5d; 3, T. E. Jones, 2s. lid.; stone out of Tapley's Hill quarry, J. C. Franklin. Works ordered— Carting about 100 cubic yards of. stone from shafts on to Range road; making about 5 chains on A. Harper's road. Main road tenders accepted— Contract No. 5, J. Minney, £4 12s. Od.; 0, II. Mitchell, £9 15s.; 7, S. Jones, £9 10s.; 8 and 9, J. Metcalf, £6 af.il /£8 respectively. District payments, £33 8s. Id.; main road do., £135. W00DV1LLE, March 4.— Present— Crs. A. Wills more (chair), M. Minihan, A. H. E. Hanson, W. Jeane3, G. A. Wyld, J. Hawke, and E. J. Mclnnes. Correspondence— From J. T. McLean ask ing to have footpath along S...
METHODIST CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 8 March 1901
METHODIST CONFERENCE. The meetings of the Methodist Confe rence were continued at Pirie street Church on Thursday. The Rev. T. Piper, president of the conference, presided. On tlie motion of the Rev. J. Thome, it was resolved — 'That the general conference be requested to ask the Federal Govern ment to observe and. maintain on all occa sions those principles of complete religious equality which are a part of our birthright as British, .citizens, and are secured to us in the constitution of the: Australian Com monwealth.' A motion by the Rev.-R. S. Casely to review the present basis of church member ship with the view or recornmenduig the nest general conference to so amend the basis as to make it more effective, -was lost. Mr. John Mitchell moved— 'That, in the Dpinion of this conference^ the principle of substitute _ representatioa should be exten ded to ministerial representations to the stationing committee; and recommends the general conference to make such provi sion.' -The mot...
WHAT THE BOERS LEFT BEHIND. A LANCER'S LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 8 March 1901
WHAT THE BOERS/LEFT ; 'BEHIND. .: A Iiri-NCER'S LETTER; Tlie following interesting ; letter, lately re^ ceived from a ,tawpar^in-the'12tih Royal Lancers, is convincing- evidence, both that Boers know a eood thine when thev find'it. and that they iave sometimes had to leave behind what would afford, valuable aid' and comfort to ? tlie soldiers of the'Pueen.!--The letter runs as follows:—. v V 'Reserve Squadron '-12th Royal Lancers, i i ? - Colchester. ?'. ' ?' . ?'? .'' ?'? 'Gentlemen— I have -great pleasure inJfor-. warding you the facts of a; little incident which occurred to me pereonsdly in South Africa. On the 13th February last, under Lord Roberts and General French, we sur prised and captired the Boer laager- at Klip Drift. I was one of the first to cross the drift; -and -I noticed a portmanteau in th« laager whitih the Boers had left behind in their flight. It was open, and on ray examining the contents 1 found sdx boxes of your famous' Dr. Williams' pink pills for pain peopl...
THE MILITARY FORCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 8 March 1901
THE MILITARY FORCES. The following general order has been is sued by Lieut-Col. Catt to the 2nd bat talion reserves:— 'The company and half-company officers are requested ttfj express to their commands at the next parade their ? commanding officer's thanks to one and all for the good work done by them in camp at MacKinnon parade, for their steadiness at drill on Tuesday and Wednesday, February 26 and 27, and ' for their general willing ness to do their best throughout their stay in Adelaide. To the G Company, Scot tish, special thanks are tendered for their kindness and thoughtfulness in mounting guard on Monday night, thereby relieving those who had ' travelled so far. The CO. wishes specially to impress upon each of ficer the need of careful attention to those details which go to make and mark the true soldier. He requests that more care be paid to guard mounting, sentry, and outpost work.' Ljeut.-CoJ. . Genders lias issued the fol lowing regimental order to the 1st bat talion A.R...
THE ABORIGINALS. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 8 March 1901
THE ABORIGINALS. To the Editor. Sir— It appears from what one occa sionally sees in the press that the blacks are becoming troublesome, especially in the far north and north-west, where cattle and horse killing is of almost daily occur rence. ' It is high time that the Govern ment took steps to capture and punish. the offenders. V' What would be the best, mode of punishment? Certainly not bringing them to Adelaide to receive free board and lodging and a railway journey, which they probably enjoy, and go back to boast about. Let -tlie Government try the 'excellent ad vice of Mr. ? W. J; McMillan ?? of Bond Springs— a man- who has had many vears' experience among the blacks/ and 'knows what he is talking about. 'He says— 'Let them be punished as near the scene of out rages as . possible, -wi th sdlitary confine ment,' flogging, or roadmaking, and make them -work ^wnire they're afc it,1'- -This would deter them from' 'again offending likewise. I am^Sir, &ct- . - - '' f - „ \ NO...
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Register — 8 March 1901
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE. Tenders Accepted.— vSupply and delivery at Gaw ler Railway Station of gravel and sand, Is. 9d. per cubic yard, H. Dieekmaan; supply and delivery of 100 bare soft' copper rod, £87 5s. per ton, Noyes Bros. 'No. matter how.stunid a joke may be, there is one class of women who will always laugh heartily at them.' 'What 'class is that?' 'Those with beautiful teeth.'' It is a good rule never to go. to any one for advice until you 'have'' fully 'made up your mind whAt you are' going to do.