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Adelaide Advertiser (Newspaper) - July 13, 1892, Adelaide, South Australia National Library of Australia Cable messages. The British elections. Liberal gain 32. Promotion for John barns. London july 11. The latest election returns show that the liberals have so far gained 32 seats from the conservatives and Liberal unionists while the Mccarthy Ite Section of the Home Rule party Are wresting seats from the Parnel Lites in All directions. The iii Dudl review states that or. John Burns the celebrated labor Leader whose has just secured election by a Large majority at Battersea will receive office As an under Secretary of state in or. Gladstone s ministry which it expects to be formed As a result of the Success of the Liberal party at the polls. The same paper affirms that the Labo question will be the first to receive the attention of the new government after the subject of Irish autonomy has been satisfactorily dealt with. Sir t. H. G. Esmonde bart., Mccarthy Ite who failed to secure re election at Dublin South has been re turned for Kerry West by a majority of 1,300 votes. His opponents were or. E. Harrington the late member Parnellie and or. Brimsley Fitzgerald conserva Tive. Or. Thomas Curran Mccarthy it for Merly of Sydney has won the seat at Sligo South by a majority of 3,750 votes defeating or. E. Leamy the sitting member Parnellie and or. Owen Wynn conservative. London july 12. The latest returns Are As follows or. L. White glads tonian barn Staple defeating or. A. Billson unionist. Or. Kennedy Mccarthy Ite Kildare North defeating or. J. L. Carew Parnellie and colonel Crosby unionist. Or. J. W. Cromby glads tonian Kincardineshire. Or. J. P. Nolan Parnellie Galway North. Or. T. P. Gill Mccarthy Ite Louth South defeating or. J. Callon. Or. T. J. Condon Mccarthy Ite East tipperary. Or. J. Finucane Mccarthy Ite Lime Rick East. Or. P. Wroughton conservative Abingdon Berk defeating or. E. A. Price glads tonian. Sir j. E. Ponder conservative Chip Penham Wiltshire defeating or. John Fuller glads tonian. Or. H. S. Foster conservative Lowe Stoft Suffolk defeating or. James Judd glads tonian. Or. John Risby q.c., glads tonian Forfarshire defeating or. J. W. Barclay unionist. Or. J. A. Rantoul conservative Down East unopposed. Or. T. D. Sullivan Mccarthy Ite done Gal North defeating or. W. J. Doherty Independent. Or. R. T. Reid glads tonian dam Fries District defeating or. A. N. Agnew Liberal unionist. Or. R w. Dun glads tonian Banff Shire defeating or. M. Barry. Or. D. Lloyd George glads tonian Carnarvon defeating or. J. Evans conservative. Or. B. Pickard glads tonian labor West Riding South Yorkshire defeating or. P. Tew conservative by 2,000 votes. Sir f. Milner conservative. Basset Law Notts. Defeating or. J. H. Yoxall glads tonian. Or. James Bigwood conservative Brentford Middlesex defeating or Henry d. Heldmann glads tonian. Or. T. Boyley glads tonian Chester Field defeating i. A. Barnes unionist. Or. W. Ambrose conservative Harrow. Or. Thomas w. Leigh conservative Newton South West Lancashire defeat ing or. W. Neil a glads . M. H. S. Stewart conservative Renfrew East defeating or. F. G. Murdoch. Or. C. B. Renshaw conservative Renfrew West defeating or. R. Wallis go Stoni a. Of the above seats the Gladston ians have gained 3banflshire, Barnstaple and Chesterfield. In Ireland the Par Kellites have gained 5 seats and the Mccarthy ites 29. As the polling Tives have gained 196 seats the glad estonians 202, and the unionists 30. The Dublin Freeman s journal predicts a glads tonian majority of 50. The Dublin Independent the Organ of the Parnel Lites affirms that the elections in Ireland have been largely determined by clerical influence and demands that priestly domination shall be legally sup pressed. Further rioting in Ireland. London july 12. Further rioting is reported from Ennis and meath. In the former town a con Flint occurred Between the Mccarthy Ite and Parnel Lites. A Strong Section of the latter led by or. William Redmond termed squares and afterwards charged and routed their opponents. La the meath disturbance or. M. A Vinct who is contesting Korth meath Drew a revolver in his defence against a Parnellie attack but the police interposed and stopped the rioting. Appeal to the National con London july 12. Or. Gladstone has made a final Appeal to the National conscience to decide in his favor the Irish question. Honor to the nation he declared will attend the Triumph of Home Rule and shame and disgrace the defeat. Or. Balfour in Midlothian. London jul y 12. Or. Balfour speaking at a conservative meeting at Midlothian yesterday argued that autonomy were it granted would not remove the necessity for coercion but would merely interpose another difficulty to the settlement of the Irish question namely the perpetual disquietude which the Prospect of being placed under the government of the roman Catholic Priesthood would produce in Ulster. Martin Bros., House. Been arts in All Deyab Tsmenis a3 half the Robt Pekoe. Beh Kants in All depart mints at half the Robt a Bike. Eem Hants in All Deyab tents at half the Cost a Bike. Bem Nakib in All depart tents at half the Cost psis. A Una is in All departments at half the Cost a Bike. Be Namts in Aix departments at half the Cost a Bike. Remnants in All departments at half the Cost Price. Sehnan3b in All departments at half the Cost Price. Remnants in All departments at half the Cost a Bike. Be mams is All departments a half the Cost Price. 1-1940 no ancient Stock but Eray line fresh and new. We apply the Bart of groceries and face headed Teu at cheapest rate. Seed for Poe lists Tad read Charlick Bros., the Flop the e provide re. R9 Azo f. H. Faulding co s eucalyptus Oil w. , esq., . Late teacher of pharmacy and demonstrator of Materia Medica at University collage editor of the extra pharmacopoeia London Bays of it a out eucalyptus of is in my opinion very Fine in odor and Superior to any that i have been either from Melbourne America or the South of Europe. It has quite a dist no Tive odor by meet go sons preferred. I have roughly tested it for Etoal Ytol and find it yields a Large percentage. I find it both agreeable and an efficient disinfectant f. H. Faulding & co., Adelaide South Australia. Pm a Drummond s Ceylon Tea fetch bom tie Gudera la. By. To 2f. 6d. Pei la. Drummond s Hookwood estate Gold medal Tea &. P n. Drummond s 4s. Tea in Lead packets. A speciality and oui Only be had from thebe or Tummond s Chutney Indus conto it of Cuba Bagoee Gnava Jelly. The largest Anart cent is town to select from. Drummond s Coffee non Rcd in Quality and Aroma la. 4d. To a. Petlo. Drummond Bros. Rtt Elno a Webb Flace Adelaide. Pianoforte by t&8 leading and germ an i cakes Vale collard & . Bluthner by Wiedmayer & son Carl Eckel f. Thurmer. C. Siewert allow it the latest improvement and Wunn ted to tend Hie Dimster Low be Loeb Fob Cash pressed 16 clubs formed by German students in Vienna and elsewhere because of speeches made by the members in favor of the restoration of Prince Bismarck to Power. Victoria. Melbourne july 12. The deputation from the wine and spirit merchants association introduced by or. G. D. Carter m.l.a., inter viewed the treasurer to Day and entered their protest against any increase of duty Oil imported spirits contending that it would throw men out of employment while the Revenue would suffer to the extent of Over �100,000 per annul. Sir Graham Berry in reply would give no indication of what the government pro posed to do but careful consideration was promised. Or. James Geehan an old colonist aged 73 years residing in a Beckett Street West was suffocated by Gas during last night. Or. Geehan was called for his breakfast this morning at 8 o clock but As he did not respond the door was broken open and he was found dead in bed. The room was full of Gas the chandelier having been pulled Down As far As it would go. The deceased possessed considerable property. He is said to Hare no relatives except a male Cousin named Bowman with whom he lived. At the City court to Day George Hay Secretary of the Federated leather dressers Union was charged with larceny As a servant. An attempt was made to withdraw the prosecution one of the auditors stating that the funds of the society were in a muddled condition but there had been no fraudulent intention on the part of the accused. Or. Panton ., objected to this and the accused was remanded for a week. A Batch of 25 chinese per the Chintu passed through the customs this morning As naturalised subjects of the Colony. The passengers saved from the wreck of the Steamer port Douglas which foundered at the Cape verde islands on May 24, arrived from Launceston by the Steamer Cooee this afternoon. The father of James Nesbitt a member of Captain Moonlight s gang of Bush rangers died in the Melbourne gaol this morning. Jas. Nesbitt was shot in the encounter with the new South Wales police at want Badgery about 12 years ago. The court of Marine enquiry to Day enquired into the circumstances sur rounding the grounding of the Steamer Queenscliff on the governor reef on july 2, a charge of misconduct having been preferred against capt. Mcarthur. After hearing evidence the court found be cd ago sustained and hat Sulci mis conduct amounted to Gross misconduct. They therefore ordered the suspension of Captain Mcarthur s certificate of competency for one month and ordered him to pay �4 4s. Costs. The collections at the customs to Day were the largest Ever known the duty amounting to �109,000. A petition was presented to parliament by w. B. Gedge late stationmaster at Prahran who was dismissed at the time of the Windsor collision in 1887, Declar ing that his dismissal was contrary to the evidence and that the Accident was caused owing to the removal of a signal station against his protests and advice. He prays for a full enquiry. It appears that the medical officer in charge of the patients at the quarantine station has made a mistake in concluding that miss Sims had developed symptoms of smallpox. Further examination of the patient shows that up to the present miss Sims has not manifested signs of the disease. The result of the caul Neld distress races will be a profit of Over �1,090. Cable messages. National Bank of new zealand. In a sound position. London july 11. The annual meeting of shareholders in the National Bank of new zealand was held to Day the chairman of directors or. Edward Brodie Hoare . Pre siding. The chairman stated that the profits for the past half year amounted to �64,000, and announced that the directors had decided to declare a dividend of 2s. Cd. Per share. He further affirmed that the Bank was in a sound financial position and that the deposits in new zealand were increasing. Messes. James Rattray new zealand and w. J. Steele the retiring directors were re elected. Bank of Australasia. A dispute As to charges. London july 11. At a meeting of the London committee of the associated Banks to Day the Bank of Australasia proposed that each Bank should have the option to fix the rate of Cable charges on remittances from London to Australia. The suggested alteration was unanimously rejected Aud it is expected that As a consequence the Bank of Australasia will withdraw from the association. Queensland parliament. Brisbane july 12. In the Queensland Assembly to Day the whole sitting was taken up discussing the land Grant railway Bill the Progress of which is slow. Victorian parliament. Melbourne july 12. In the legislative Council to Day the medical Bill making amendments in the present Law abolishing the medical Board and creating a Council of fifteen medical men elected by the government and the University passed its second Reading. Or. Wynne moved the second Reading of a Bill to Amend the companies act of 1890, one of its objects being to Uudo the mischief done by passing the Bill last year for voluntary liquidation. La the course of the debate speaking of the necessity for checking the misconduct of directors or. Melville referred to the statement in reference to the agent general and the real estate Bank but his remarks were objected to by several members and he desisted after having broadly stated what he referred to. He promised he would bring the question on again by itself lie advised the government in the meantime to enquire into the statement which had appeared. The Bill was then read a second time and taken into committee pro forma. The Council adjourned till tuesday next. In the Assembly sir Graham Berry with a View to preventing loss of Revenue from goods being taken out of Bond in anticipation of increased duties moved the following duties namely spirits 15s per gallon sparkling wine 12s. Per gallon other wines 10s. Gallon ale Porter Spruce and other Beer not being lager is. 6d. Per gallon in bottle and is. Per gallon in bulk Tea 3d. Per la. Excise on spirits distilled in Victoria from malt Grain grapes and wine 10s. Per gallon and from other articles 12s. Per gallon. He stated that it was estimated that these duties would assist the Revenue to the extent of �200,000 a year. A debate followed in which blame was cast on the government for not keeping More secret their intentions As to changes of duties As the statements in the press had caused traders to Rush the customs. The resolutions were carried. 11l reply to a question by or. Maloney or. Shiels stated the amount expended in bringing deeming to Justice was �836 6s. 10d., less �50 still to be paid. This does not include the salary of the judge or the sheriff. I the registration of firms Bill was read a second time and considered in committee. The House then adjourned at 10.15 Till next Day. New South Wales. Sydney july 12. The Oriya and her Crew were released from quarantine to Day and the vessel was afterwards berthed at the Orient company s wharf. At the Central police court to Day we. Griffiths was sentenced to six months imprisonment for assaulting de. Randall an employee at the elite skating Bhika during last night s Row. He was then remanded on charges of shooting at jas. Hooper and Constable Hughes with intent and of having stolen the revolver with which he did the shooting. Artesian water has been tapped on messes. He Den Bros s Man Waring station at a depth of 1,300 it. The water is of splendid Quality and is flow ing at the rate of 1,000,000 Gallons a Day. A Survey made of the ship Wavertree shows that it will take fully �2,000 to make Good the damage done by the fire which recently occurred aboard. The Oriya leaves for London on Mon Day next. The smallpox patients All continue to Progress favourably. Should no further outbreak occur before the friends of the late patients will be re leased from the quarantine station on july 21. Cable messages. The French in Dahomey. A minister censured. London july 12. The reverse sustained by the French in Dahomey provoked a Stormy debate in the chamber of deputies yesterday. The chamber adopted a Resolution condemning the measures of the government for the Protection of French subjects Aud censuring m. Cavaignac the minister for Marine for incompetence. M. Cavaignac thereupon resigned and it is believed will be succeeded m. Billeau. The cholera in France. Fifty one deaths. London july 12. The cholera epidemic is spreading in Paris and the fatalities since Friday last have increased from 10 to 51. Intense alarm prevails and foreign visitors Are leaving the capital australian oranges. The shipment per Jumna. London july 11. The shipment of oranges per Steamer Jumna which sailed from Brisbane on May 10, have arrived in excellent Condi Tion. New zealand parliament. Auckland july 12. In the House of representatives to night the consideration of the electoral Bill in committee was continued. A Long and hostile debate took place on the proposal to extend the franchise to women and on an amendment for allow ing women to sit in parliament. This amendment was finally Defeated by " l votes to 24. The government propose to impose an Export duty on oysters not to exceed is. Per cwt. The object of the duty is to defray the Cost of working the new fisheries act. Queensland. Brisbane july 12. The Wool scorers of Kuna near win ton have struck. They refuse wages of 30s. To 35s. Per week and rations and de Mand the Union rates of 36s. To 45s. And rations. The first of the season s sugar arrived at Townsville from Burdekin yesterday. Crushing is now in full swing at the Pio Neer Kalai Tiia and Seaforth plantations. The Burdekin Delta will commence crushing during the first week in August. The half yearly balance Sheet of the Royal Bank of Queensland shows the net profits to be �13, 71. A dividend of 6 percent per annul was declared �-2,000 was carried to the Reserve fund and a Laton school and took note of several things requiring attention at the conclusion of which they gave the scholars a half Holiday. They then proceeded to Curra Mulka. A the schools in the District will be visited by the Beard. The weather is Cool and the nights Are very Damp. Mount Gambier july 12. In the local insolvency court to Day John Bell Bennett of Millicent Grazier was awarded a second class certificate suspended for six months. The grounds of suspension were that the insolvent had drawn a Cheque for �8 on the Bank which held a mortgage on Bis property representing that it was for the purpose of paying for improvements Bat afterwards used the Cash for private expenses and that unsatisfactory proof was famished by the insolvent of his transactions especially with his sons he having kept no books although his transactions in land and Stock had been Large. Burra july 12. The half yearly meeting of the subscribers to the Burra Institute was held last night. . C. Williams the president was in the chair. The balance Sheet read by or. Brummitt the treasurer showed that the receipts for Tho half year had been �91 2s. 4d. And the expenditure �95 9a. 6d. The half year commenced with a debit balance of �141 6b. 9d., closing with a debit balance of �145 13a. Lid. The chairman read the general report which stated that the number of volumes in the Library was 3,030, the circulation of books for the half year was 2,417, and the number of subscribers was 82, being an increase of 4. The average attendance at the Public Reading room daily was 35. The members subscriptions were in arrear to the a Monife of �10. The debit balance daring the half year had a lightly increased owing to full payments having been made for the whole year onto the first half years receipts. For magazines for the Reading room a �24 is. 3d. Insurance �5 195. And firewood �1 10s. 4d. A total of �34 10a. 7d. The government subsidy on the members subscriptions for the last half year was due and when received would materially reduce the debit balance. The balance Sheet and report were received and adopted. The caretaker reported that a person had been caught cutting portions oat of magazines on the Reading room table and the matter was placed in the hands of or. D. S. Packard the solicitor. Last sight the effigies of two residents of the Burra were hawked round the principal streets during the evening and afterwards Burnt amidst die howls of a mob the ringleaders being decorated with Burnt Cork a collection was made during the evening in Aid of the strike fund. All the hotels were visited but no damage was done. Military. On monday evening the members of the militia band Rifle club met at mrs. Schrader s Black horse hotel to receive Point Money and prizes won at meetings held at fort Adelaide on saturdays june 18 and july 9. Bandmaster Youlton president of the club with a few Well chosen remarks made the presentations. Every member of the club received Point Money amounting in the aggregate to �7 left. 9d. The following were also winners of trophies sergeant Stephens private Coombs private Davey private Nixon private Pritchard private Devine private g. Muggleton private Temby Corporal Burns private amo3, and Corporal Matey. After votes of thanks had been accorded with musical honors to the patrons and donors of prizes a mo3t convivial evening was spent. Private Nixon gave an excellent interpretation of the death of Nelson with a powerful orchestral accompaniment while bandmaster Youlton was heartily applauded at the Termi nation of a recitation. Corporal Burns and several others present also contributed to the enjoyment of the entertainment. Private Ingerson officiated at the piano while private Amos manipulated the violin and private Gooley the Cornet. The Mcgregor trophy presented by the american firm of Mcgregor & co. As a trophy for a shooting tournament to be contested for by teams rep renting the in All the australian colonies is now on View at the Art gallery. It is an immense Silver cup stand ins nearly 4 it i height thee Orpi by a group of riflemen while around the base hang a Cumber of email Shields. The trophy which Van won in Isis by Tasmania in Isi j by new South Wales and in is in by South Australia is valued at ,�." of. The government under fire. Or. Playford retracts. Sir John Downer critical. There was evident expectation of a scene in the Assembly on tuesday afternoon for All seats reserved for strangers were crowded while a score of ladies gave attraction to the rears m Iron or toe a packers gallery. During the afternoon too Many members of the legislative Council were present and. Smelling Battle from afar off the Cymru Alder of the permanent military Force was also present. The Public however were doomed to disappointment for the proceedings except at intervals Brief and fat Between decorous and Dull so that the audience gradually thinned away before the House Rose. Some petitions having been disposed of the commissioner of Public works called upon or. Playford for proof or retraction of the statement that he had Sant a Niu Tual Friend to seek office when sir John Bray went to England. Or. Playford read a reply in which he named the speaker As his authority but admitted that be Lead been mistaken in affirming that there was a i acct embassy he withdrew his accusation in Lut a half hearted fashion and there was to apology. Or. Grainger who also was 10 an explanatory mood implication he hrs called the attorney general a tin s epithet followed on statements made by or. Playford and or. Stock and he regretted that Lor one moment he had placed Reliance on the a Cersey of at this bore was great laughter. Or. Howe through the speaker wanted to know whether air. Playford after having been proved wrong in the major portion of bin charge against the com Niesi Ondrof Public works still persisted in his intention of dividing the House against the government and the member for Ess Torrens diplomatically replied that he would consider the question. As the Independent party have unanimously decided to request him to with draw Hie opposition in the form in which it was originally offered it is Likely however that he will quietly Back Down despite the inflammatory counsels of some of the members of his party who Are very anxious to get Back into Power again. The debate on to policy was resumed by or. Parsons who spoke for Jast an hour with Hie accustomed Force and perspicacity. He began with a justification for breaking away from or. Playford after the upheaval policy which came with the famous " four he desired More Security for capitalists and investors he paid. This is a capitalistic ministry then enquired my. Kingston. The Playford Jio Licy was Woree than the progressive land tax responded or. Par on. Crises were treated with a More intelligent hand in the older Days he added regretfully " these Are Holder Day commented or. Grainger but was allowed to live because he knew no b9tter. Then or. I arsons parodied Macaulay Aud 1-afm.d away to the Northern territory where he remained till the end of his speech. Or. Horn who occupied eighty minutes imported brightness and sparkle into the debate. No Confidence motions were to him he said rearm of instruction mingled with Siim Wernent they were interesting psycho logical studies full of human kindness Aud Charity. He elaborated a joke first thrown out by Way of interjection on thursday to the effect that my. Cohen who had been finance minister to King tha Kamban was Dupra Toful in attempting to prevent Sauth sea islanders from visiting Australia. Or. Cohen added the member for Flinders was consumed by a worship of himself which amounted almost to he is perfectly Justi fied interjected or. Kingston anxious to please Hie new disciple. When i declined office continued or. Horn it was said you Are a wealthy Man you Don t want it " " who said co ? i asked bar. Grainger. " Well Yon for answered the speaker. " i never said you did t want it retorted the inter Zecler. Picking up the thread of Bis discourse air. Horn demanded with much earnestness " does this not show that it is All a love of the shekels who Are better fitted for ministers than men with a stake in the country and Leisure to attend to its interests men who Are removed from the temptation which assails those of slender Means 1 of cried several members All at once. In conclusion proceeded or. Horn i deeply regret the revelations of private intrigue which have been made and i Hope that the rottenness of the House is Only a prelude to its speedy hear hear chipped in or. Johnson who is very anxious to get to the country. Air. Burgoyne filled up another Hon Rya criticism of policy and come personal remark while he ended with an expression of his belief that or. Holder had. Been untrue to his convictions and had won office by this unworthy Couise. Sir John Downer Only spoke for 20 minutes but his utterances were weighty and full of significance. He began by deploring that men could not speak frankly and freely in private without the danger of having their conversations thrown in their Teeth in the Bone. He bad understood that or. Holder s intention was to induce rest and quiet and to restore Confidence in South Australia and he saw no reason Why the progressive land tax on which the Honse was elected " Aye or no might not be definitely dealt with if such were the policy of the government. Iowa unfair that this disquieting subject should be merely postponed till after the elections and he did not believe in " rest and quiet for five Mouths with chaos to follow. Unless he had come definite Assurance on this matter he might is brought to put political principle before private friendships. With this ominous threat sir John sat Down. Or. Gould repeated an ancient justification of Bis desertion of the Cockburn government and said neither his District nor the country had buffered by his absence from the i raft progressive land tax division. They would t suffer if you were absent altogether cruelly interjected a cynic but or. Gould ignored the remark and went on to advise air. Playford not to proceed to extremities on the present occasion As be wished to do the ministry Justice. Or. Hague made an Appeal in the same direction. He protested against the suggestion that his support went with the Sagaston railway and affirmed that he valued Bis personal Independence too highly to sell his vote to any government. Or. Kingston who appeared in a specially Good temper closed the debate so far As tues Day was concerned by a forcible eloquent and sprightly speech. He promised to give a moral support to the ministry where he agreed with them and an energetic opposition Whin he did not. He would be fair open and above Board in attempting to relegate them to that obscurity they were so eminently calculated to adorn. He agreed with sir John Downer that the House should know the policy to to submitted to the country. Why did you not Tell your policy for the next Parlia ment 1 asked or. Gillen indignantly. " Why you did t give us time to speak 9 was the re tit which led to the rejoinder that the com missioner of Crown lands would not be Hec stored by or. Kingston. Of How these Young cockerel Crow cried the member for West Adelaide while or. Bartlett interjected Good Nat redly of he s run away from his further rest Veness on the part of the youngest minister elicited a reference to his Peculiar style of oratory and a comparison of Bis movements to those of a parched pea in a frying an the latter simile being afterwards accentuated by the emphasis with which the name of p. P. Gillen was enunciated. He had More Zeal than discretion More enthusiasm than know ledge and was constantly in need of the re minder that Little boys should be seen and not we All admired him added or. Kingston " when he sat Over there in Bis Comer but put a beggar on horseback and he will rides to hades and the commissioner of Crown lands is As Likely to lose his Bead. Prosperity tries a Man More than adversity. He is the White headed boy and we Are glad to look Over his idiosyncrasies. But there i will take no More notice of him and he can splutter and Buzz about As he when the government ask to go into recess or. Kingston continued switch ing Back on to the main line again " it is Only fair that they should reveal the policy which they then intend to the Colton government refused a it nil a request Eaid or. Holder. " cd let the dead past Bury its dead was the response " you weren t in the House no but i read the papers retorted the Premier. Or. Kingston dropped into latin to the effect that ignorance was no excuse for misrepresentation. " in t it True 7 asked the chief Secretary. Then came the card from up the sleeve and or. Kingston crushed his critics by the statement that the Colton government went into office in Jane 1884, and out again in june 1885, while the dissolution did not come till 18s7. Passing to other matters he said if the ministry were candid on the progressive land tax and the coloured labor questions it would fall to pieces by its own weight. On the coloured labor question their views were a diverse As pos sible. All the Playford ministry voted for the Indian immigration Bill interjected or. O Loughlin. That has nothing to do with me said or. Kingston who added indignantly it has keen circulated about me that i agreed with Indian immigration and this report was spread among the friends with whom such a state ment would do most harm. But i Nail my Colore to the Mast so far As my opposition to the introduction into Australia of any Servile race is continuing or. Kingston said the late government South Federal As ent on this subject. " Why did the Premier go to Ludia 1" queried a critic to get information was the reply. Why not consult the colonies first was the next question. It was better to get the Inonu Atin first. I have no doubt added the speaker confidently " hat an australasian conference would have pronounced unania Nice Way Kab slavery " or. Parson hero interpolated " yep without Queensland and West thu a oderal convention considered thi3 question and sir s. Griffith was responsible for the clause in the Commonwealth Bill which suggested Federal action. La it tolerable that one Colony should commit Australia on this subject ? the colonies against the conference have a population of half a million persons while those in its favor contain 3,500,000. Such a conference would have great effect in Shap ing the policy of the continent on this vital question and i ask continued or. Kingston warmly does the Premier intend to leave the matter where it is v the victorian parliament had protested new zealand was about to do 60, and ministry and opposition in new South Wales were opposed to the action of Queensland. Or. Holder he thought should table a motion against Black labor Wash him self of Bis Indian immigration View and adopt the policy of the chief Secretary. So far As the progressive land tax was concerned the commissioner of Public works Daren t go Back to Albert As its advocate. We Are nearly As divided As the last ministry but not quite said or. Holder. Then having obtained leave to continue his talk on thursday when particular attention will be paid to or. Handyside or. Kingston closed thus Lam prepared to vote to Morrow for a dissolution but i want to know the ministry and the policy that Are going to the the chief Secretary obtained leave to introduce the conciliation Bill and ignoring Calls of take a division now or. Johnson bad the consideration of his motion i i favor of a dissolution postponed till this afternoon. The House Rose just after a Quarter pact a and Many eager groups after wards canvassed the situation. It is affirmed that a Strong Section of the Assembly have determined to Force the Premier to How his hand so far As the progressive land tax is concerned both As regards this session and at the general election while it is further stated that sir Lohn i owner is the moving spirit of the new crusade. This is private members Day and nothing exciting is Likely to occur but fresh developments May be looked for to Morrow. Church intelligence. A vocal and instrumental entertainment was held in St. Luke s schoolroom on tuesday evening for the purpose of diminishing the debt on St. Luke s Church and parsonage. There was a Large attendance and the yen. Archdeacon fair presided. Those who car ried out the programme were mis3es War Hurst Long and Stephens or. J. A. Lawton and master Berry. Services in connection with the anniversary of the Hindmarsh Square sunday school were held on sunday last when the Rev. G Al Howe preached in the morning and the Rev. To. R. Gleeon in the evening while or. J. J. Virgo gave an address on sunday afternoon. All the gatherings were largely attended. A Tea meeting which was Well patronised was held on tuesday evening and was followed by a Public meeting Over which the Rev. F. W. Cox presided. A service of song the Pilgrim s Progress was Given by the sunday school children and the Church choir and or. J. T Fitch jun., gave the connective readings. The monthly meeting of the Board of manage ment of the Adelaide Young men s Christian association was held on monday the presi Dent or. W. Burford presiding Over a Large attendance. The general Secretary or. J. J. Virgo reported on the Brisbane conference and the work of the association giving some notable instances of Good accomplished by the theatre services. Or. G. M. Henderson made reference to the kindness shown to himself and or. Virgo whilst in Brisbane and moved a Hearty vote of thanks to the Board of that association. Letters were read from or. A. P. Stockwell acting Secretary of the Melbourne , expressing thanks for help rendered by the general Secretary when in Melbourne recently from or. George Bull Secretary Hindmarsh ., forwarding donation of �1 la. From that Branch from or. J. Skewing suggesting that a . Should be started at mount Gambier. Secre tary instructed to write or. Sewing giving necessary information. The lectures and membership committee reported that the arrange ments for Winter lectures had been completed. The eve. �. Al Sugden 8.a.,, of Queen s College University of Melbourne had consented to inaugurate the series with his popular lecture on mental forty new names were recommended for membership. The report was adopted. Finance and House committee reported that two meetings had been held Tor the consideration of proposals for a new gymnasium and brought Forward a suggestion for the construction of a gymnasium necessitating the alteration of the building and the appointment of a sub committee to go further into the matter. The report was adopted. The social aspect of our work was then discussed and a committee was appointed to Confer with a View to making this Branch More attractive. A Resolution of thanks to or. Eyre for the gift of two reflectors for the office was carried. Dec soon Rae nations from the inter colonial conference referring to the appointment of corresponding secretaries in All Large towns the inviting of the Rev. John Mcneil to visit the colonies and urging the English National Council to tend out leading . Men on lines similar to the visit of or. Hind Smith were adopted. On sunday special services were conducted in the Carro Aown Baptist Church by the revs. J. Nancarrow and j. G. Wright on tuesday evening a Tea meeting was held in the lecture Hall followed by an entertainment the latter being presided Over by the bar. J. Nan Carrow. Or. A. R. Mumme gave a selection on the piano miss Mamme played two violin Eolos or. A. James a Solo on the cello mans a Goodall and Sorrell a duet on the piano or. Shrosbree a month Organ Solo and songs were contributed by misses Harrison Kelly Goodall and or. Wilson and a vocal duet was Given by misses Harrison and Mckinie. The choir Sang a glee and the final number was a Trio by or and miss Mumme and or. A. James with piano violin and cello. There was a Good tuesday evening or. John Pickering Cave a social to the members of the band of Hope and Lifeboat Crew connected with the congregational Church Hindmarsh. The gathering took place in the local congregational schoolroom and or. J. Pickering who pre sided on behalf of the band of Hope and life boat Crew presented to or. And mrs. R. Sharpies a Large sized framed photo of them selves. He referred to or. Sharples s services As Secretary of the band of Hope and the useful work that he and his wife had done in sustain ing it for a considerable time past. Or. Sharpies suitably replied. Miss Willia us and or. Pickering played a duet on the piano and other items were carried out by miss Battye messes. A. Vardon f. H. Milne a. Thomas Stearne and the Lifeboat Crew. A Hearty vote of thanks was Given to or. Pickering who for several years has been conductor of the band of Hope. There was a Good attendance. Imitators and flatterers. Imitation is usually regarded As being the most sincere form of flattery. And it is so. To imitate a style in poetry or Art or dress is an undoubted compliment to the original of the particular style followed and indicates keen appreciation. There is the imitation however Begotten of avarice and envy. To this category belong the imitators of Taat in estimable Blessing to Mankind St. Jacobs Oil the unparalleled Success of this specific has induced Many imitators but not one legitimate rival and As a consequence St. Jacobs Oil still or infant in its Well earned distinction As the Only sure cure for rheumatism neuralgia and All nervous and muscular complaints. The annual meeting of the Wattle Blossom league was held in Beach s booms on thurs Day evening july 7. In the absence of the president mrs. Kennedy owing to illness miss Fitch occupied the chair. There was a Good attendance. The Secretary and treasurer read the annual report and balance Sheet which showed that the league was in a flourishing condition and that after paying All liabilities there was a Small surplus in hand. A vote of thanks was passed by the committee to the retiring Secretary and treasurer. The election of officers resulted thus president mrs. F. Beach vice president mrs. G. N. Birks Secretary miss Lawrence treasurer. Mies loader committee Hes Dame Hack and d. Lindsay and misses Solomon Cave Nafiah and Jacobs. A comedy performed by the members of the Wattle Blossom dramatic club dosed the proceedings. Broken Hill strike. Attitude of the directors. Decline to meet the delegates. No conference until pickets Are removed. Melbourne july 13. The Barrier companies association has positively declined to hold a conference with the deputation of broken Hill citizens until such time As the withdraws the pickets from the mines. Yesterday or. A. O. Topic Irein mayor of broken Hill Tele graphed to the Secretary of the Barrier companies association deputation from broken Hill will arrive in Melbourne on wednesday. Can you kindly arrange for meeting with directed of associated mines and if so when a meeting of the companies was held and the following reply was decided upon a. C. Topper Wein mayor of broken Hill Adelaide. Your Telegram received. Lam informed to reply that the mining companies have unanimously and posit timely decided not to receive Ray deputation or enter upon any negotiations until the pickets and of i a menaces to the company s officers and Junen and property axe removed. Until this is done it is impossible to fix any Date for a . A Cox Sydney july 12. At a special meeting of the executive of the trades and labor Council to night or. J. H. Cann . For the Barrier District explained the position of affaire at broken Hill it was decided to recommend he Council to Call Public meetings throughout the Colony in sop port of the men and also to Appeal ? All affiliated unions for their support. The directors manifesto. Reply of the a. Broken Hill july 12. The min owners manifesto published this morning has been carefully read by the men on strike but it failed to cause the excitement which might have been expected from me ions 01 me statement. One rare evidences that the men had Folly made up their minds a to the contents of the document Long before it reached Here and that it would have taken s Good Deal to cause them any Surprise. The labor defence committee met Early and it is understood that As soon a bume Lees important matters have been dealt with the manifesto will be Folly considered. Or. Sleath was very Busy at the meeting but Cine out and made the following Short statement to the newspaper representatives the manifesto is full of Gross inaccuracies and we shall have to make a fell reply acting the Day. It shows however that the subject of the strike has now been narrowed Down to " Freedom of it Means " unionism or non unionism and we Are fully prepared to fight. The Gauntlet has been thrown Down and we will have to take it of. This is what the directors meant from the very this and nothing More. They want to break no the onions. We maybe beaten but we will show a Good fight and will not be disgraced. We Are quite convinced that the struggle will be a Long one and we ate preparing for it we Challenge the directors to name any place where the unionists and non unionists have worked Side by Side for any length of tame. As a matter of fact organised and disorganised labor cannot mingle any More than water and Oil broken hoi july 12, 8 . The labor defence committee held a Long meeting to Day at which the mine owners manifesto was discussed and the following reply was decided on the agreements of 1889 and 1890 were drawn up and agreed to by both sides to be binding and loyally adhered to. To show clearly that die directors have acted in a most dishonourable manner we jul Point out that if they intended or desired to terminate to agreements existing Between themselves and the miners their course of action was clearly provided in clauses 1 and 2. Had they wished to terminate the agreement sorely they had Home Good and sufficient reason for so doing and if so Why were they afraid to submit the matter to arbitration More especially when the agreement provided that a supreme or District court judge should act As Umpire. " but the True of the Case Ara that according to the agreement of 1890 the directors raised the Point in dispute of stoning Ore by contract which the agreement provided should not be done. The miners replied ask ing for Fuller information a to whether the intention was to introduce competitive contracting or a uniform rate for stoning All round As from the workers Point of View this was a very important matter. They also pointed out that the agreement existing by tween the two parties clearly provided for the proper course to pursue and should they desire to have the agr emf a in any Way altered or amended the miners would be prepared to refer the Point or Points at Issue to arbitration. To the Surprise of a miners an evasive and insulting reply w received to this harmless letter and when the again courteously approached the Directo asking that any Points in dispute Between the contending parties should be referred to arbitration in the interests of both the share holders and the miners they were met with the reply that the mining companies we ? going to terminate the agreement on july 30. It is very Clear that the directors once they raised the Point in dispute according to the agreement must As honorable men have allowed it to go to the tribunal provided by themselves for its settlement. Had they been Able in any Way to show justification for their actions they must have been prepared to submit the matter to an unprejudiced and Board. Bat strange to say they were not for instead they at tempted to shuffle out of the position they had taken no by giving notice mat the agreement would terminate on a certain Date. But in the meantime they proceeded to violate the agreement in a most outrageous manner. Clause 2 clearly provides that should a dispute crop no work shall proceed As usual Withers let or hindrance. In spite of this they immediately put the whole of the underground employees to secure the worst places in the mines with Timber so that before the miners had declared for a strike the furnaces were actually ran Down for want of Ore and men were discharged. Although we have As much right to claim that a ballot of shareholder should have been taken As the directors have to find fault because a ballot of men was not taken stir we would Point out to the shareholders that our men were consulted and it was on their unanimous vote that action was taken. There was not one Man who was affected but voted straight and considered it an insult to urge that a ballot should be taken1 but the Public must remember that the directors never consulted the share holders at ail a meeting of shareholders was called to Deal with purchasing the British smelters involving an outlay of �26,000, but the More important matter was never mentioned involving an actual loss to the companies of hundreds of thousands of pounds and perhaps in the Long run the no a altogether. The statement As to the mines not being Able to pay is absurd. Let the Public look at the . For every �100 paid for wages and material to work the mines More than �300 Baa been paid to the shareholders in profit. We Challenge the directors to name any other mining District in Australia where Ore is broken and. Brought to the surface at a Lees Cost than in broken Hill we will go further and positively state that the Ore Here is broken and brought to the surface at a less Cost by one third a i in any other mining District in Australia. The charge made against the miners of not doing a fair share of work is simply abuse without any foundation and the directors must certainly feel and appear in the opinion of a right thinking people to have acted a most dishonourable part in thus attacking a class of. Men while refusing to use Etc them and stand by the decision of an impartial judge. We Claun and can prove that the Miner works harder and does More work in broken Hill than elsewhere. The output and the men employed will prove it. Let that be published and the eyes of the shareholders will be opened. the 1890 agreement has been in operation the directors have in every Way tried to evade it the Minera Nave time and again asked that cer Tain matters should be referred to a conference or a Board of arbitration and have been snubbed again and again by those highly paid officials of the shareholders. Our men have been victimised and unless they patronised what was required them by the mine officials they were discharged. Any who took a prominent part or was Loyal to his Union and his principles As a Man was not Only Dis charged but was blackballed by the whole of the . On Good Friday a recognised Holiday the men were threatened that if they did not turn up to work they would be discharged. An investigation was promised into these and other matters but like All promises made by the associated mines it was made Only to be broken. We As miners do not claim that men should be paid alike but we do claim that the Miner Worth keeping is Worth 10s. Per Day. The Only difference in this matter Between the directors and the men is that the former con Eider that 10s. Should be the highest wages paid with a gliding scale downwards while the miners think that 10s. Should be lowest and that the scale should elide up wards. The directors and managers have made every attempt to employ As Many a poo Bible of those who Are not competent miners

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