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Adelaide Advertiser (Newspaper) - July 13, 1892, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia meteorological notes. Tuesday july 12, 9 . water at so. 15m. A m., 13th Low water at pm. 30m. , Opma. Vest and Clear to Doody in Platee threatening. Light North East to North West winds chiefly. Sea smooth South an trafic Fine but tarty to gloomy in traces threatening. Calms and Light tar Lable winds chiefly northerly. Light scattered rain recorded under Inch generally maximum port Lincoln 0-260 Inch. Sea smooth. Central and Hortn am Thalia Fine dear Odd. Light to moderate South East winds. _ Caos of a Light variable winds sea smooth to and dear in places Cloudy. Light to fresh variable winds. Sea smooth to slight. Kew South to gloomy generally on coast misty rain. Likht to moderate West and sooth pest winds chiefly. Light to heavy rain recorded on Mill iii Imi. Trn in to a. Nieft Torti sea smooth to moderate. Fine and Odd frosts re corded on towns. Palms and Light Southey winds. Hew zealand showery with sooth winds at Wel Lington and Lafi Fine and dear with South West wind at Bossell Kathee fobs Isis. Issued lib ., tuesday july 12. Booth Australia for 24 hours ending 6 , 13th generally Cloudy and cold Fine for the most part but Here and there Light showers on ranges and mask. Light variable winds chiefly northerly and calms. Victoria by or. B. L. I. Euert Fine in parts Cloudy or foggy Inland frosty. Light and variable grinds. Hew Booth Wales by or. H. C. Bussell calms and Light variable winds. Weather Cloudy on coast and High lands with scattered Rains cold and frosty generally with tendency to fogs. Osaa Aal a Trafim. Pressure conditions Are much the same As yester Day. A High barometer area nov erg the whole continent with its Centre or Region of maximum pressure Over Central Australia and the Interior of Kew South Wales. As yesterday it is Duodv Gene tally in this Colony Victoria and new South Wales and there is a Little Light rain in places. Quasi land reports not yet to hand. Off the leu win we still note the barometric depression but it i a Long Way off toe continent and is evidently unable to make headway against die Continental High pressure. O. Todd government astronomer. Commercial. The advertiser office tuesday evening july 12. General merchandise. Business in the open Market has been very quiet today the Only sales mat in Botre been of the ballot description sad merely for sort ing up purposes. Importers complain of the Duline experienced during the last week or two and the very hand to mouth business doing. Teas and sugars have had the Usrula sorting up attention Bat no Large business a reported. Kereine has been sold in a fair sized parcel to arrive Brand Cryatal at a Price in Advance of that last quoted. Dried fruits Are Dull and no parcels reported. We note the Sale of a one 5 tons Oatmeal r. Anderson & co at agents rates. Remy a starch up to 100 boxes has been placed and a parcel of 5-ply twine. Oils Iron and Timber nothing doing and the Only sales of liquor re ported Are 200 cases avg whisky 50 cases bed hand ale aus Opp and a parcel Gie Elet s Champagne. Babad Stutts Market. Wheat is Worth 4s. Id. Per Bushel Gross weights bags As wheat for Large parcels of fair average Quality free on Board or on trucks fort Adelaide and id. To 2d. Per Bushel less at outposts or for email lots. Leading brands of Patent roller floor �9155. To �10 2a 6d. Per ton and Ordinary brands �9 to �9 10s. Per ton. Bran 12d. To 12d., and Pollard 12d. Per Bushel. Oats 2a. 3d. To 2s. 41 a Bond and 3s. 3d. To 3s. 4d. Per Bushel duty paid and delivered in Adelaide. Gape Barley nominal at 3s. 6d. To 3a. 9d. Per Bushel and English malt ing4s. 3d. To is. 3d. Per Bushel with regard to the prospects of the growing wheat crops in Europe of tune s has the following a marked improvement a taken place in agricultural prospects and conditions in this country. Over most of a Glim re enough rain has fallen lately to have a pronounced beneficial effect upon both autumn and lenten Cereal crops pastures and Hay Meadows also have come on apace and Farmers Are much More hopeful than they were a fortnight ago. The agricultural Gazette considers that As compared with 1891 the Brand of tile wheat crop is quite As Good and in some districts the crop could not be More promising. Barley and Oats participate in die improvement and Beans and peas Are veil in Bloom. In France Holland Belgium and North Germany persistent drought accompanied by extreme heat has been causing apprehensions respecting the Well being of the crops. In the Eastern and Northern depart ments of France the wheat Plant is reported to be losing color and the growth of Rye is checked in the Southern department heavy rain Feu which lodged some of the wheat now in Bloom but did Little to Benefit Spring com. Belgian banners Are crying out for rain. The drought in Germany was broken up wednesday afternoon by a violent thunderstorm and a copious downpour. In Austro Hungary the weather on the whole keeps favourable to wheat Rye and Barley. In Spain the ripening of wheat is proceeding rapidly and in Tarragona Harvest operations Are expected to begin nest week. In the Castille crop prospects have unproved but drought stall prevails injuriously at Navarre and part of Arragon. Croci advices from Russia Are not uniformly Good. Sain fell in the Middle and Southern governments and in these regions Harvest prospects Are steadily improving. In Kharkov the output of Pota toes is expected to be immense. Danubian provinces and Italy Hare the Promise of a fair Harvest. 1 Shabe Mab kit. The Market in Silver stocks was very quiet on tuesday and the business done of limited proportions. Prices kept unusually steady throughout the Day and were without notice Able alteration on monday s dosing rates. Sales up to 6 o clock ranged As under Baker Cretta 265., 245. 6d. Brokes 75a. 6d., 76a. 64,753. 3d., 765. 3d., 759.6 d. T 768 76e. Fid. Block it. 358. 3d 566. British blocks 108.6 d. Block 10,685., 68s. Edn 6ss. Junctions 6s. 6d., be. Jd., 56 9d., is. 61 souths paidsss.9du 22?,22?. 3d do. Newis Gueiss. 3d. Centrals Oldus. By. Us. 9d., 12s. Junction norths is. Iod. Melbourne july 13. Investment stocks were again in Active de Mand today and prices were generally in the buyer s favor. Broken Hill Silver shares were quiet. Souths and centrals were firm but the otters were easier. Silver sales were Block 10,67 a, 678.6 Block 14.37e.8d. Britten 10b. Tokens colonial Register tit 6d., 76 6vl, 765. Do. London register768. Souths us., 18s. 6d do. Paids9s, 224.6 d. Block 5,7 is tenders is. 9d-, is. 101. Centrals iss 6d., 12s. Id. T los. 9d. Baber ups 6d. 5m? Strong rooms on ground and first Coon Good cellars. Apple advertiser office Divett Street. Port Adelaide or King William Street Ade Laide. Ulc few is leading evening paper of new x South Wales. She australian Stab eight pages daily. Twelve pages on Sato Days. C5.000 copies Cabot listed every saturday. J. M. Sanders general manager. Offices a St. Pitt Street. Sydney. T590 Leo. By Foeman Shu broker Australasia Chambers Adelaide. Country orders receive prompt attention. Ll9ouaie the age. Sixteen pages saturdays eight pages other Days. The leading daily newspaper of the colonies. It contains the latest English and foreign news by Cable Telegraph a reports torn the neighbouring Colo Nies and All the news of the Day. Unexcelled As an adverb Tising medium. Guaranteed circulation averages 101,348 daily. One Enny. Published by David some & co., Melbourne. Papers on Sal and advertisements received by w. C. Rigby 74, King William Street ustic a. Neville & co., railway Bookstall. H dopes Hindley Tenet furnishes Hill Well iii Jjo aia Mhz steam Dismo and Oleanti q works x . Bus Fuei circulation of the advertiser. 129,500 copies Peb week oss Vas of daily circulation or 21,580 copies. Postal general Post of Floe Adelaide july t3. Great Britain Feo via Suez per bus. Orizaba this Day letters . Newspapers so an. Late letters 10.16 . Via san Francisco per express August 6,2 pm. La Mars Ellne. Pat Armand Ohio August 2,10.30 . Via Torres Banha per exp ass August 2, 180 pin. Per hohenstaufen july 18,8.16 pin. Toto Ria new sort Wales Queensland and afr mama Overland daily except saturdays to pin. Kie letters s Per july 16, ? late letters u0 run. Were Australia. Per Juls. Orizaba this Day 9.15 a in. Per Wen Youree july 16, ii am. New zealand Overland to Melbourne july 18, Kab p i it Leif and Wellington per of Fri Tyniw wac to Sydney Judy 16,15.45 pin. Sew Caledonia and so Atic sea Blanden Rlando Sydney. July 18, Iso pin. Hew hebrides overbid to Sydney. August 1. U0 pin. Fiji Overand to Sydney july 18, Inpyn. Nonberg. Twin or Viand of of que b Mim of per fint Opportunity july 16, u0 fun. Ardrossan. Par James Comrie. July 19,7 san. Whiston Streaky and Fowler a Bays per lube ibis Day �.16 pm Kangaroo i Bod. Per James Comrie july 16,7 an. Port Lincoln per ferret via Wallaroo july 16,6.5 an. Fort Tinnent per Ceres Joly 19,7 . A Tangborn per Ceres july 14,7 an. Newspapers and registered Letten most be posted one hour prior to the appointed time or Olodny As above. Cheap prepaid Datert sements. Peb Soss wanted. Situations wanted. Miscellaneous wants. Board and residence. Lost and found. Wanted to but. Wanted to sell. Pro Dick Fob Sale on wanted. Wanted to Exchange. Houses and land for Sals of to let. Houses and land wanted. Hotels and restaurants fou Sale of to let. Business is partners trs for Sale of Wantek. Missing Hie ads. L Iuler the above Jindi pigs Pic paid. Advertis Emelius Are Public died in the advertiser Vilh free insertions in the express of the following ratio insertions. 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Annoy Amentt under Thia heading Mutt be tic ated by the name and address of the tender Ami Tare inserted at a charge of Tun shillings and is Reneee Schuhen not exceeding Fine line Oner file Una sep two Var lint. A but con titty of seven the both july at Lama the Wile of j. F. Bonn text. Of a Eon. Both doing Well. he Lufa july at Mii Mahara farm Mund Oora the Wile of John Blake of a daughter. 18th july at Young Street Park Ade the wife of h. Lyne of a daughter. Allwell Mithat the 16th Jane at the residence at the Bride s parents by the Bey. 6. C. Lore m.a., 8.d., Oca Frederick eldest Eon of the late Alex. Donaldson Kenure Kenley sorry eng land to Mary Watson third daughter of Banking . the 15th june at St. Sebastian Church near Petersburg by the Bey. Fatties j. H. Norton Alfred Fred Stevens youngest ton of Alfred Stevens of Armagh Clare to Annie eldest daughter of John Mclnerney handled of Yong Ala. Deaths. the s6th june Atmaeg-unyah.n-s.w., Fonda ovaries youngest son of the late h. J. Smith sol and Jane Jodrell Smith of Gumera Oha aged 33 Jere Smith on the t6o june at gouger Street Ade Laide Henry Bmith wheel Wright late of Lawler aged 77 Yean. Arrived in toe ship lady Linford. 1839. It glue and Melbourne papers please copy. toe 6th july at Sydney Blanche youngest daughter of the late Herbert Lester. Holly on the 11th july at her father 1 Resi Dence Ann Street Stepney Nora the delayed Wile of Stephen Molloy aged s3 year. B . Walkup Gioth on toe 10th Jane at Adelaide Joeeph George of Bejoile decay late of Helree aged 17 years. T weep rot the Angel whispered. Thy father eau be restored. I take him Bat to Plant my in the Garden of the lord. Ehm Emoziah. Loving memory of our dear Mother who died at mond Talta. 8.a., july 11, is9l drunk Motier Bow we miss you. Bone can try the loss we Bear. But in heaven a Hope to meet you where there in no Partin aggie and mercy. The advertiser wednesday july 13, 1892. Nobody knows clearly whether the debate now proceeding in the Assembly is a no Confidence debate or not. Or. Playford is trifling with the House. He stated that if certain explanations on a personal matter were not satisfactory to him he would ask members to vote against the motion on which the policy debate is being taken. Those explanations have been made there has been ample time for their consideration and yet the sex Premier still keeps the House in a state of suspense. It is extraordinary in any Case to propose that the Fate of the ministry should depend on what or. Playford thinks of or. Handyside but what he thinks of that gentleman since the explanations were made we do not know. One thing is quite certain. Whether unwittingly or not or. Playford did the commissioner a grave injustice. In support of his charge that or. Handyside obtained office As the Price of shameless treachery he asserted that that gentleman took care after the resignation of sir John Bray to make it known through a Mutual Friend that he expected to be taken into the Playford ministry. This the sex Premier declared was an absolute fact. Or. Handy Ide at once gave the statement an emphatic denial and reference to the Mutual Friend in question who proves to be the speaker shows that he was entirely in the right. Or. Coles did speak to or. Playford about or. Handyside s claim to consideration in the filling of the vacant office but admits that or. Handyside had not asked him to speak on his behalf. The speaker explains farther however that from his re Marks " or. Playford might readily have been under the impression that it was done with or. Handyside s As regards this Little matter whatever May be thought of or. Handyside s general relations with the late ministry and the part he took in ejecting them the commissioner stands completely Justi fied. His denial that he was actuated by Petty office seeking motives is further strengthened by the acknowledged fact that when sir John Bray had left the government or. Handyside suggested in pursuance of an idea As to which there had been previous Conversa Tion that if the attorney general would resign As he had hinted at doing there was now an Opportunity for both sir John Downer and or. Holder to join the ministry. Or. Homburg add its that or. Handyside expressed himself in favor of such a coalition a circumstance which is scarcely consistent with the supposition that the latter was so ravenous for office that he was pre pared to go almost to any length to gain it. The sex Premier does not come out of this particular episode at All creditably. It is True that the speaker provided him with a loophole for escape from a very trying position by stating that he might readily have gathered the impression that what was said As to or. Handyside s claims was said with that gentleman s knowledge. But what can excuse or. Playford for publicly presenting a Mere inference a mistaken impression As an absolute fact the sex Premier it will be noticed was not generous enough to express one single word of regret. And yet j nobody has protested More strongly than he against the repetition in the House of private conversations and their mis representation for political purposes. His Public action in regard to the present situation is in More than one respect unworthy of a nun who aspires again to Lead the House. Theoretically or. Playford s detestation of crisis mongering knows no Bounds but what sort of a crisis Monger is he who hesitates to raise a definite Issue who casts about to make i capital out of private pique and. Disappointment who utters vague threats j As to what he will do in certain eventual j tics and who nevertheless holds his Han while apparently he is trying to ascertain whether he will be Able to strike effectually or not ? or. Howe asked yester Day whether or. Playford intended to Divide the House. Amid laughter the sex Premier replied that he would consider the matter. Consider what whether he ought to be satisfied with or. Handy Side s explanation made Days ago or whether he has a Chance of so playing upon the discontent of the disappointed members of the late opposition As to get a majority to support him ? sir. Play Ford has Only himself to blame if the country prefers to accept the latter View of the reason of his hesitation. He makes Brave professions of disinterested Patriot ism but it nevertheless looks As though in vulgar language he were Only waiting to see How the cat will jump. If As is understood or. Playford cannot rely in his present line of action upon the Aid of that Section of the House which Calls itself the Independent party his Chance of brewing another crisis with the materials he thought might be sufficient for the purpose has gone. We do not know to what extent the fear of a dissolution May be operating on the minds of members but this influence can scarcely be absent As it is universally allowed that the Holder government would be fully justified in advising the governor to dissolve should a vote be carried against them. Or Grainger gave voice to a natural curiosity when he enquired yesterday whether in the event of the motion being negatived ministers would ask for a dissolution. But he must be innocent indeed if he expected any other than the diplomatic reply of the Premier that he could not state until the division was if ministers threatened the House their opponents would lie the first to condemn them for seeking to gain votes by resort to that device. To unmask their batteries before the appropriate time for action has arrived would be to take a course opposed alike to precedent and strategy. The difficulties under which the government labor Are illustrated by the varied nature of the corp plaints against them. It was not i considered particularly dreadful that j although one half of the Playford government consisted of members who favor a progressive land tax that govern ment proposed an entirely different policy and that having lost or rather abandoned this they met the House at the beginning of the last session without a word As to whether at the next elections they meant to Goto the country on the four Steps scheme a progressive land tax or neither. Yet because or. Holder and his colleagues have like their predecessors presented a programme Only for the session they ate pestered for pledges As to future action. Or. Kingston says he would be prepared for a dissolution to Morrow if he knew what policy and what ministry were going to the country. Now what policy would or. Kingston have been prepared to go to the country upon if the Playford ministry had remained in office or. Kingston s or or. Playford s ? sir John Downer to whom both or. Kingston s and or. Playford s views As to the Large estates Are objection Able is at one with them both in making trouble for the unfortunate Holder government. He says that if the ministry the progressive land tax at any time they should it now. The country was appealed to on that question at the last election and the present parliament is competent to Deal with it even during the closing session. If the govern ment do not it at any time they ought to say so at once. Sir John Downer urges established while there is any uncertainty As to future proposals if the Premier and the majority of his colleagues have not abandoned their taxation scheme for Good and All it would be better to know the worst at once. The member for Barossa is perfectly sincere and undoubtedly he tries to be quite fair but nevertheless he is playing the game of the enemy. It would entirely suit the opponents of the ministry to get them definitely pledged upon this question for whatever Side they took they would be certain to evoke strenuous and bitter opposition. Or. Holder does not propose to Deal with the matter this session because As he says truly the House is so hopelessly divided that there is not the faintest Prospect of arriving at any satisfactory decision. The business for the next parliament can surely be left Over till the next Parlia ment is to be elected. There is nothing to show that the government have any terrible revolutionary schemes in contemplation but whatever they May propose when this parliament is dissolved nothing can be done that the country chooses to forbid. Those who express so much Dis Trust of the ministry on this particular ground Are really betraying a want of Confidence in the constituencies. The meeting at the town Hall yesterday which assembled to hear the delegates from the citizens meeting at broken fill does Adelaide no credit. The gentlemen who came from the Silver City in a representative capacity came As messengers of peace. Not Only the fact that they were accredited by so Large a number of the residents of broken Hill but the Pacific nature of their Mission should have ensured for them a patient and respectful hearing. The interests of Adelaide and broken hoi Are at one As regards the Para mount necessity of a speedy termination of the strike. Every step that is taken to substitute conciliation for War is therefore properly to be welcomed. Nevertheless the delegates were received As though they had some sinister purpose in View. It May be attempted to excuse the discourtesy to which they were subjected by the suggestion that their speeches were of a partisan character. Tic delegates lament the action of the directors in ignoring that provision of the 1890 agreement which proposed to Settle All future labor troubles by Means of arbitration. But if their sympathy with the position in which the miners have been placed was too pronounced to please a meeting the majority of which had made up their minds that the directors were justified in terminating the agreement it certainly cannot be Cli arged against the delegates that they assumed to decide on the merits of the system the introduction of which is the object of that proceeding. On the contrary they expressed no opinion one Way or the other As to whether the con tract system is right or wrong. Their sole desire is to have the whole question submitted to arbitration or if that is not possible at All events to pave the Way to a Compromise by holding a conference. If yesterday s meeting could be regarded As & faithful Index to Public opinion the conclusion would have to be regretfully drawn that Public opinion in Adelaide favors War to the bitter end. We feel certain however that such is not the general View and that the vast majority of those interested and who is not would be infinitely better pleased to Avert the Cost and buffering of a protracted strike by timely resort to measures of conciliation. The dispute it is Clear cannot be settled unless each Side is willing to make some concessions j merely As a preliminary to a conference this is necessary. It will be seen from a Melbourne Telegram published. Elsewhere that the mining companies have unanimously and positively decided not to receive any deputation or enter j upon any negotiations until ticketing is abandoned. In View of this intimation the miners would be Well advised to j remove the pickets which now stand in j the Way of a conference. It was argued i by one of the speakers at yesterday s meeting that the Union Rule which pro Vides for pickets was approved by a committee of managers under the agreement with the men so that the latter Are doing nothing which it was not admitted that it was within their province to do. The argument of the speaker that the agreement proposed that there should be no More strikes and at the same time approved of a certain form of strike procedure is however surely a Little mixed. But in any Case the present position is that the agreement has been abandoned altogether and in order that the Way May be prepared for a conference As to the conditions of labor to prevail in the future All avoidable causes of offence should be removed. The miners have desired a conference All along Aud it will be consistent neither with their policy nor their interest to insist upon maintain ing a condition of affairs at broken Hill which is of such a character that while it lasts no negotiations can be opened. It is to be hoped that before the delegates reach Melbourne this obstacle will have been cleared from their path. Thi Wisdom of the policy of dedicating the 2,000 acres of land comprising the government farm at Belair As a National Park is indisputable. This magnificent estate has More than once been in danger of passing out of the hands of the Public but we take it for granted that it has now been secured to the people As a pleasure ground for All time. The act for its preservation was passed last session and in january last commissioners were appointed to take control of it. The first annual report of the commission was Laid before parliament yesterday. It contains ample evidence that the commissioners have been animated by a laudable desire to make the most of their resources but unfortunately these have been exceedingly limited. A Promise Given by the late government that provision would be made on the supplementary estimates for com mencing the work of improvement in order that the natural attractions of the Park May be rendered still More pleasing and More easily accessible was not carried out. The funds after wards advanced to the commissioners amounted to the paltry sum of �150, and this was supplemented by an amount of �47 received As. Fees for de pasturing Stock. Naturally with so Small a re venue it has not been possible to accomplish much but a Good Start has been made. Extensive repairs to the fencing of the Park were put in hand As soon As the commissioners had been placed in funds and other minor works were also undertaken. The appointment of a curator in May last was followed by the elaboration of a scheme for the construction of roads giving easy Access to picturesque portions of the estate and this scheme will be put into execution with As much rapidity As possible. A part of the design is the construction of an Oval. It is to be hoped that a sufficient sum will be placed upon the estimates this year to enable the commissioners to carry out their pro gramme of improvement on a Liberal scale. In order to Render the Park the popular resort which it is intended to be it is also necessary that the railway authorities should do their Best to encourage the passenger traffic to Belair. A Short train journey suffices to land the pleasure seeker in the midst of some of the most Beautiful scenery which our Hill country can boast. All that is needed is to liberally advertise its attractions and to Foster an excursion is traffic by Means of cheap fares. The delegation appointed by the residents of broken Hill to visit the capitals of South Australia Victoria and new South Wales held its first meeting in the Exchange room of the town Hall on tuesday. There was a Large attendance and the mayor of Adelaide occupied the chair. The delegates met with a Rowdy reception interjections Many of them emanating from individuals who had evidently attended the gathering for the Sake of amuse ment being so frequent that the chairman had to continually Jask for it fair hearing for the speakers. The latter at the outset explained that they did not attend As partisans of either Side but they wished to put before the share holders the terms of the last agreement entered into Between the min owners and the men which contained a clause betting Forth that All disputes should be referred to arbitration. It was pointed out that had the agreement not been departed from by the directors of the associated mines no strike would have resulted As had the arbitrators or the Umpire decided that the mines must in future be worked under the contract system the men would have been compelled to abide by it. The Burden of their remarks was that the agreement entered into Between the now con tending parties provided for All disputes being submitted to arbitration and that the associated min owners had forced on the present difficulty by taking matters entirely into their own hands and setting aside the machinery which provided foe the settlement of All Dis Putes. No Resolution was passed at the meet ing which broke up amidst uproar. The delegates left for Melbourne on tuesday afternoon but the Barrier companies association have positively declined to Confer with them until the Amalga mated miners1 association withdraw the pickets from the mines. The defence commit tee at broken Hill on tuesday issued a detailed reply to the directors manifesto. On broken Hill correspondent telegraphed on monday that or. Josiah Thomas who was sent from the Barrier to represent the True state of affairs to the people in Adelaide and Melbourne bad cent a wire stating that everybody he has met in South Australia so far is heartily in favor of the men. Or. Thomas states that this is to a certain extend misleading. The message referred to which was dispatched on monday morning after consultation with the leaders of the South australian labor party read labor men with us the legislative Council sat for about an hour and a half on tuesday the major portion of the time being occupied by an address from or. Cotton on the government policy. Or. Tomkinson obtained leave to introduce a Bill for an act to repeal those portions of the acts of iss7 and 1890 relating to payment of members. The minister of education gave or. Duncan information As to the funds from which the expenses for official ministerial trips Are taken assured or. Baker that the govern ment will ask the House of Assembly to give effect to the report of the joint committee of both houses which decided As to what additional accommodation should be provided for Meir Bere of the Council and promised or. Stirling that if necessary a Bill will be introduced to Amend the fences act of is9l the Conneil subsequently adjourned till tuesday next. In the legislative Council on tuesday the minister of education gave notice that on july 13 be will move that in the opinion of this Council a member should be appointed chair Man of committees of the whole Council. That the matter be referred to the standing orders committee for report and the necessary additions or alterations of the standing orders to give effect to the above developments in connection with speculation in the civil service Are now of almost daily occurrence and the system which permitted Guh a condition of affairs has come in for considerable criticism of a far from kindly nature. On tuesday further investigation showed that j the officer in the supreme court before men j to Contd As having appropriated moneys passing through his hands has altogether utilised some �500 which should have been paid in to official accounts. With respect to this it is under stood that his position did not entitle him to receive moneys but that this was permitted i through some laxity in the observation of the tules of Jim act portion of the government ser vice with which he is connected. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of or. C. C. Northmore the clerk in question who has of j recent years been Well known As a sportsman having been a Patron of both the turf and the i coursing Field. Or. A. G. Scrum gone formerly chief clerk in the department of the commissioner of Public work who left for the other colonies in the Melbourne express on thursday last has not since been heard of. The police Are however taking Steps to assure his arrest while or. J. G. Austin until recently clerk in the departments of the City Coroner and the Central Board of health appeared before the police court on tuesday morning when he was committed for trial bail being allowed. Or. If. C. Siekmann has been promoted from the i audit office to that of the Coroner where he j will fill the vacancy caused by the removal of . Austin. A meeting of the Council of the South aus i Ralian Branch of the Royal geographical i society of Australasia was held at the society s rooms broken Hill Chambers on tuesday afternoon when there were present the presi Dent sir Samuel Davenport in the chair messes. G. W. Goyder Surveyor general. H. Goode w. B. Wilkinson a. T. Megarey t. Gill Hon. Treasure Rand j. W. Jones Hon. Secretary. The statements made to the society by members of the party with regard to the elder expedition were taken into consideration and a Resolution was passed absolving the Leader or. David Lindsay from All blame in the matter. This decision of the society will be forwarded to sir Thomas elder. On tuesday afternoon the commissioner of Crown lands Laid on the table of the House of Assembly a paper containing the results of a further geological examination of Leigh s Creek and Hergott districts and a report upon a shale Deposit in the encounter Bay District by the government geologist and papers on South australian lower Silaran and mesozoic fossils by or. B. Etheridge iun., Lakeon Tolo Giet to the geological Survey of new South Wales dealing with the farther geological examination of country in the Leigh s Creek and Hergott districts and the alleged discovery of Coal at Mulligan Springs. Or. Brown stated that the existence of Fossil vegetable remains at Wye Cuscuna Cunt a hoi and other places in that District together with the occurrence of Small seams of Coal suggested that a very Large area of that must contain underlying Coal bearing rocks which he was of opinion would prove to be of the came age As those at Leigh s Creek and i would afford an ample Field for prospecting for Coal. In his geological report on a shale 1 Deposit in the hundreds of encounter Bay and Yan Kalilla or. Brown said an experimental. Bore might be put Down As it would prove the nature and thickness of the Deposit which had not previously been noticed in that portion of the Colony besides testing what appeared to be a reasonable Chance of discovering seams of i Coal fossils would most Likely be met with in Boring by which the age of the formation could be determined but at present the j greatest depth of any trial pit was Only 100 it. Or. R. Venables of the department of the superintendent of Public buildings is Evi Dently a civil servant who considers the service far before himself As while he has been granted four months leave of absence on fall pay he will spend his time in superintending the build ing of the new Post office and Public school at Renmark. Or. Botting the government Valuator expects to have completed his valuation of land along the proposed route of the railway Between Blyth and Gladstone within s. Fort night. In cases where landholders will not agree to the valuations made by or. Botting proceedings will be taken in the Law courts. Or a. E. Sawtell has issued a manifesto to the shareholders of the commercial Bank of South Australia in liquidation in which he Gays Justice demands the actual cause of our stupendous loss of original capital Reserve fund accrued profits and liquidation Calls amounting in total to say �626,000 the loss occasioned to the Colony and the Goodwill of our company. Had the attention of the Board and its chairman been ordinarily business like and their reports trustworthy the Hank would have maintained a creditable position As a financial institution in South Australia to he further states the data for warded you by the liquidators officially con firms Many of my charges made before his Honor die chief Justice. Not one of the Many was then or has since been refuted by sir John Downer and other directors counsel acting in opposition to our interest. The whole facts would if printed in Cut Canso materially add to expense bring the Many men of Straw debtors and their shoddy system of banking into questionable notoriety and involve a test upon your patience and Good nature. There Are however omissions which in my opinion the j following should be know. Should the meet ing with the consent of the chairman desire the further particulars i shall be prepared to j give them Viz the confession of Crooks j the manager dated March 1886 loss of Over �30,000 in Lawson s estate loss of Cau �285, from the Bank of new South Wales mis appropriation of officers provident fund and loss on the manager s guarantee policy loss i through the moneys of the Bank being utilised Ito buy and sell its own no a. In is not my j wish to unduly Warp your judgment upon the i existing condition of the ruinous stoppage of the Bank and liquidation yet i ask your assistance in the interest of the Many helpless shareholders whose death ruin or suffering is attributable thereto. Particularly the widows and other shareholders who through their j positive inability to pay the full amount of Calls whilst they have lost their j capital invested Are legally debarred Jin assisting the liquidators in their de i mands upon the directors. It is within the Power and i respectfully submit the duty of solvent co shareholders to obtain them fact that such suffering has been Princi Pally caused by the neglect of the directors in not performing the Ordinary functions of a Board of management their failure to practically assuage the injury they Are responsible for with the serious delays in liquidation caused by the United efforts of their eminent counsel and confederates not necessarily share holders prompts me to solicit your assistance j either by persuasion or Legal proceedings in obtaining at least a partial restitution from the directors of the serious loss of our Money placed entirely under their trusted j the conservator of forests visited Kadina on wednesday last and Wallaroo on thursday in connection with the Celebration of Arbor Day and at each place addressed the children of the various schools on the subject of tree planting in which great interest was Mani i tested. On Friday be visited Kyunga and inspected some land in the Vicinity with a View of ascertaining its suitability for tree planting and will report on the matter to the govern ment. He returned to the City on saturday. J the monthly meeting of the state children s Council was held on monday there being present or. H. W. Thompson president lady Colton lady Downer mrs. J. H. Finlayson miss Baker miss Clark Spence or. Robertson or. C. H. Goode and the Secretary or. J. B. Whiting. These Ore tary reported that he number of new com Mintals had increased daring the current month. Twenty bar. Had been received at Tbs Industrial school and two at the girls reformatory 15 had been placed in subsidy Homes seven licensed for service 15 transferred to new Homes and one reformatory boy for Good conduct bad been transferred to the Industrial school nine applications for release of children were considered three being approved and six refused. Among the passengers to leave Australia by the mail Steamer Orizaba to Day is or. Percy Lyndau one of the most popular Mem Bers of messes. Brough & Bonci Cault drama top company. Prior to his departure from Mel Bourne he was entertained at the Yorioka club by a Large gathering of journalists and Otoo. Miss Pattie Browne the Well known actress sails for England by the same vessel. The annual meeting of the pharmaceutical society of South Australia was held at the australian Mutual provi Dent society s buildings on tuesday evening. There was a Good attendance and or. F. E. Gandy presided. The chairman,7n reporting on the transactions of the past half year Eaid he was compelled to retire from the presidency on account of Bis connection with the pharmacy Board As he Felt that the two offices would clash. The president elect or. W. J. Main referred to the reconstruction of the society and hoped the results would prove beneficial As ear As increase of membership went. Now that the pharmacy Board had taken Over the task of enquiring into the qualifications of chemist tha advantages would be very great. The following officers were chosen president or. W. J. Main vice president or. C. Rad Cliffe treasurer or. J. White Secretary or. J. H. Young members of the Council messes. Porter Parker and Hutton auditors messes. Burden and Sowter trustee me hoi. A vote of thanks was passed to or. Grandy for his past services. At the termination of the meeting an adjournment was made for refresh ments. Several toasts were honoured including the Healths of messes. Grandy and Hill past president and vice president respectively the new president and Secretary. The death is announced of or. W. F. Burrows which occurred at his residence. East Adelaide on monday night. The deceased gentleman who was 70 years of age was the second son of the Rev. W. F. Burrows of Whitchurch Hants a brother of brigadier general Burrows whose same will to remembered in connection with the last afghan War and a Nephew of rear admirals George and Caleb Jackson. Me Burrows arrived in Australia about 1855 and for a number of years was in the civil Samoa. For some time he. Was clerk of the court at Penola under or. G. B. Scott where he also discharged Otter functions. Later on he received an appointment in the lands titles office which however he afterwards lost when retrenchments were being made. The deceased who succumbed to cancer in the stomach leaves three Boos and three daughters mrs. J. Bradbury of Brisbane mrs. W. J. Kohler of broken hoi and mrs. Fisher. The monthly meeting of the Adelaide benevolent and strangers Friend society was held in the Church office on tuesday there being present sir John Colton in the Chai mesdames j. O. Lorraine p. Ban and t Drew messes. H. Scott d. Nock j. J. Green w. Hooper w. Burford h. Kelly H. Madge a. Thomas j. J. Stuckey d. Garlick l. P. Lawrence and h. T. Fry and the Secretary or. A. Fanoe. The monthly report presented by the Secretary showed that the number of applications Cor Relief was new applications 11 109 for meals and Beds 20 and to the committee 2 of these six were declined and did not return the total relieved being 13s. Tha balance Sheen showed that the income was �3110s. 6d, and the expenditure �29 us. 64. It was noted that a Good Many cases of Susk Ness were visited and relieved during the month and that Many it were feeling the depression in the labor Market. By Means of the sick poor fund a Good Many families suffering from off mfr pm had been materially assisted. The report and balance Sheet were both adopted. The . Orient passed Cipe Borda at half past 10 hut night and will arrive at the Anchorage at about half past 6 this morning. The following passengers booked to leave Here by the . Orizaba to Day Are for London mrs. Diz mrs. E. A. Thomas or. , or. A Oldham or. And Mia. Can or. C. T. Par Jijoo mrs. F. K. Marriott mrs. M. Adams Francisco Tavares Marceno a Costa or. And mrs. T. Harrison and messes. Masterson Rourke Miiller t. J. Paynter e. C. Bingham and e. Pell. For Albany messes. W. B. Wilkinson w. J. A. Sanderson Chas. Moes e. Barrett Mclntyre e. Fisher and a. Mcquilkin. There were on View at parliament House on tuesday some splendid vegetables including cabbages Tami be carrots parsnips potatoes and Man golds grown by the messes. Wright Bros at the Square waterhole about six Miles from a Tuunga on the Road to port Victor. The growers hold about 20 acres of swamp land on the Mcconville miscellaneous lease of which they have cleared five acres. Last year they produced 12 tons of potatoes 2of onions 1j of turnips 3,000 cabbages and cauliflower and 5 cwt. Of French Beans besides a Larga Quantity of Green peas which lasted from. Christmas to easter. The land is of a swampy nature and about one mile of Small drains has been cot. In the neighbourhood there is much Hind of a similar nature and the residents have Long expressed a desire to have the lease resumed so that it May be Cut up into Small blocks. There is inferior buy land at the Back and it is suggested that the settlers might be allowed to take up 100 acres or so of this co run in conjunction with the swampy land. The members for the District a by Mcdonald and Blacker Are interesting themselves in the matter which has been brought before the government. The monthly meeting of the committee of management of the children s Home Walker Ville was held in the Vestrat of St. Andrews Walkerville on tuesday july 5. Them was % email attendance. The Hon. Treasurer reported that the Bank balance to credit was �71 ibs. Id. The cum of �9 los. Was handed in by the yen Archdeacon Dove president. Accounts amounting to �24 is. 6d., being the total liabilities to june 30, were were passed for pay ment. The Matron of the Home mis cossins reported that All the Young inmates of the Home were i Good health. The managing committee of the Niece of ground at Payne am known As the Payne am Reserve and used As a recreation ground by tha residents have been anxious for some time Pashto improve its appearance Bat were prevented by want of funds until recently when having a email amount in hand it was decided to Fence off a part of the Western Side and Plant it with ornamental Trees. When the Fence was completed two of the committee waited on or. Sew Ell of the Payne am Nursery who kindly presented them with the requisite number of Trees free of Cost. The ground having been pre pared and holes dug die committee met on saturday afternoon and proceeding to the ground bad an Arbor Day among themselves planting 32 Trees along the Western Boundary which they Hope before Many years will greatly add to the Beauty of the neighbourhood. We have received from messes. L. & j. Hayman the Spring number of outward bound which contains a Large amount of interesting matter. Messes. Frearson & brother have issued a map of Adelaide brought up to Date. It is beautifully executed and is a most creditable production. The artist is or. A. C. Cooke of Melbourne and the engraver or. J. Braer. Or. Jackman of the Well known dining rooms in King William Street has sent As a Leaden half Crown which was passed at his Ketabu Shenton tuesday. He says there Are Many similar coins about and desires to warn the Public against deception. A meeting of the ratepayers of Goodwood Ward will be held at the Goodwood Institute this evening. Or. John Thompson who has Laboured As a missionary among the it in Queensland for several years past will deliver an address this evening on " work among the Lima inf in the Christian Chapel Grote Street to correspondents. Rural the chronicle Calendar gives the time of the new Moon As 8.45 . On the 24th, which is Correct. Church you mention has not been consecrated. W. J d . have no recollection of such a statement appearing in the a Doci Tisor. " j.j.5.," Lone hand in a four handed came of a Cobre counts 4. " Coss list one week is the Timi in South Ausalia " Lute rented Are about 6,000 Nin oat of employment at broken Sill through the strike. Of these 3.w.0 Are minors 2,000 smelter hands and 1,000 of Ether olae ses including teamsters. About 6.100 Are eligible for strike pay Bat Mayot these have left the Hill. The miners Branch of the a. Baa members. The Entrance fee is is. Cd and the weekly fee 91., which entitles a member in Caw of acid a to a per week. The agreement was published in the advert Ito of july 7 and the Chi Uitich of july b. " Compo " the following is a nope for a Chromo graph composition russian glue 3 part distilled water 1 parts Glycerine

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