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1 JohnWarren 6,020,689
2 noelwoodhouse 4,004,751
3 NeilHamilton 3,493,872
4 DonnaTelfer 3,474,710
5 Rhonda.M 3,438,763
...
4503 maggiepb 4,890
4504 gmar.oz 4,889
4505 joecampbell 4,889
4506 balgowan 4,888
4507 lee.pem 4,887
4508 angiesh 4,883

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March 2020 229
February 2020 9
January 2020 920
December 2019 394
November 2019 339
October 2019 148
September 2019 237
August 2019 158
July 2019 123
June 2019 61
May 2019 12
April 2019 124
February 2019 6
March 2018 585
February 2018 474
January 2018 170
December 2017 291
November 2017 299
July 2014 21
September 2011 35
August 2011 218
May 2011 7
April 2011 28

Hall o' fame ranking

Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 JohnWarren 6,020,487
2 noelwoodhouse 4,004,751
3 NeilHamilton 3,493,743
4 DonnaTelfer 3,474,684
5 Rhonda.M 3,438,750
...
4496 J.Caine 4,890
4497 maggiepb 4,890
4498 joecampbell 4,889
4499 balgowan 4,888
4500 lee.pem 4,887
4501 angiesh 4,883

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March 2020 229
February 2020 9
January 2020 920
December 2019 394
November 2019 339
October 2019 148
September 2019 237
August 2019 158
July 2019 123
June 2019 61
May 2019 12
April 2019 124
February 2019 6
March 2018 585
February 2018 474
January 2018 170
December 2017 291
November 2017 299
July 2014 21
September 2011 35
August 2011 218
May 2011 7
April 2011 28

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NEW YEAR'S DAY FESTIVITIES. (Article), The South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889), Wednesday 4 January 1871 page 4 2020-03-30 16:49 Prince Alfred— B. Playfair (bow), Dalzel,
I competitors started with inferior boats, no
If ever New Year's Day deserved to be joy-
is due to the advent of 1871. New Year's Day
tendency to make a topic of " the weather,"
men, women, and children; persons of all ages,
finery; all intent upon enjoyment in the fresh
passed over us.
laide. Where, then, did the people come from?
a blessing beyond anything that Parliament
running over the decks, climbing the
affording. And certainly it did afford pleasure
corded to them. Some of the vessels were
literally
FLOATING HOTELS,
ample provision being made —free, gratis, for
nothing—for all who chose to sit down at the
festive board. The South Australian's splendid
saloon was filled two or three times over, Cap-
lain David Bruce and his son Mr. A. Bruce
being most indefatigable in their attention to
their guests. On board this ship Mr. W.
Townsend, M.P., in proposing the health of the
captain, paid a well-merited tribute to that
gentleman and his sons, and remarked upon
the good service their vessels had done to South
Australia. Captain and Mr. A. Bruce both re-
sponded in very happy terms, and we
might be tempted to enter more fully into
the occasion, but our object is to sketch the
general outline, of the holiday, and not to re-
port speeches. The Orient, the flagship of the
day, was patronised by a large company, in-
cluding most of our leading colonists, Captain
de Steiger being most attentive to the comfort
of his many guests and friends. The Yatala,
Craigendarroch, and several other vessels had
large parties on board, all of whom were
courteously treated and hospitably entertained.
THE PEOPLE.
cheerful-looking people in Port Adelaide at the
however, but a mudhole on Monday; nor, as
we have already said, did the dust, which so
to the Port, show itself even in the faintest
geous attire as at the regatta on Monday.
THE BOAT RACES.
The Regatta Committee, at the head of
whom was the indefatigable Secretary—Mr.
day's aquatic sports as, we believe, was
never before witnessed in South Australia.
For weeks past Mr. O'Halloran, ably se-
conded by his colleagues, was putting forth
Herculean efforts to make the regatta of 1871 a
liberally subscribed for the object, and 14
events were arranged to come off, the prizes for
which were well worth competing for. The
greatest order prevailed throughout, and the
rably carried out that from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the
interest never flagged for a single minute. At
five minutes before the advertised time for
the Flinders was fired, and precisely to the
to the water, quickly followed by two
a protest. The afternoon races were
little of presumption, seeing the fourth boat
to board'ing purposes in St. Vincent's Gulf, and
punctually started; and at five mi-
perhaps induced the Swallow to cry out, " come
amused the "Swallows" so frequently that it
was set and taken in half-a-dozen times before
Swallow was compelled to make a second tack
The first race was the piece de resistance, but
YOUTHS' PAIR-OAR RACE.
unsuccessfully, the boats used being of different
it difficult to decide which were the best crew;
Prince Alfred— R. Playfair (bow), Dalzel,
Matilda Hamley—A. McFarlane (bow), W.
time; but of course, having taken to terra
I competitors started with inferior boats, no
PORT ADELAIDE REGATTA. (Article), Evening Journal (Adelaide, SA : 1869 - 1912), Tuesday 3 January 1871 [Issue No.608] page 3 2020-03-30 16:46 • YOUTHS' PAIB-OAR RACE
was started. ! This was limited to youths under
-16' years of age, in boats not exceeding 17 feet
ini length. The course was the same as the
last. Prizes, £5 5s. and £1 Is. The followin;
Blue Bell—W. ;Swiggs and W. Playfair
...
1
Starlight—J. Michelmore and J. Miller
The boats gpt away in capital order, but it
was soon evident that the Blue Bell- had the
others being spread' about with a considerable
pulled
it"or ships' four-oared boats manned by ship's
two buoys off Red Buoy Spit and back.
First
prize, £10 10s.; second, i"2 10s.
There were
YOUTHS' PAIR-OAR RACE
was started. This was limited to youths under
16 years of age, in boats not exceeding 17 feet
in length. The course was the same as the
last. Prizes, £5 5s. and £1 Is. The following
Blue Bell—W. ;Swiggs and W. Playfair ... 1
Starlight—J. Michelmore and J. Miller ... 2
The boats got away in capital order, but it
was soon evident that the Blue Bell had the
others being spread about with a considerable
pulled.
For ships' four-oared boats manned by ship's
two buoys off Red Buoy Spit and back. First

prize, £10 10s.; second, £2 10s.

THE PORT REGATTA. (Article), South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900), Friday 30 December 1870 [Issue No.7528] page 3 2020-03-30 16:26 Starlight — T. Michclmoro and J. Millar.
Lily — G. Walkor and J. Sidoli.
Dalzicl, and R. Playfair; A. Quin, coxswain.
Matilda Hamlcy— J. Blakie, W. H. F. Bayloy,
W. F. Clarke, and A. McFarlano ; J.
McKenzic, coxswain.
DrcK Hunt.
Undaunted —Pelican Club Crow.
Sea Gull— J. Blakie and A. McFarlano.
Nautilus— C. Mclunes and Hector Mclnnea.
Snirs' Lifeboats.
Fishermen's Rack.
Terror— R. Ba mpton, G. Hampton, T. Howo,
and G. Leo.
Susannah— James llazey, W. Bxrnolt, W.
Starlight — T. Michelmore and J. Miller.
Lily — G. Walker and J. Sidoli.
Dalziel, and R. Playfair; A. Quin, coxswain.
Matilda Hamley— J. Blakie, W. H. F. Bayley,
W. F. Clarke, and A. McFarlane ; J.
McKenzie, coxswain.
Duck Hunt.
Undaunted —Pelican Club Crew.
Sea Gull— J. Blakie and A. McFarlane.
Nautilus— C. Mclinnes and Hector Mclnnes.
Ships' Lifeboats.
Beatrice Exouia.
Fishermen's Race.
Terror— R. Bampton, G. Bampton, T. Hoare,
and G. Lee.
Susannah— James Mazey, W. Barnott, W.
GREAT EVENTS IN ENGLAND AND EUROPE IN 1870. (Article), Evening Journal (Adelaide, SA : 1869 - 1912), Thursday 15 December 1870 [Issue No.595] page 3 2020-03-30 16:14 INQIT.ST ON FTRH AT LEFEVRE'S PENINSULA.—
The Mayor of Poit Adelaide (Mr. J. Formby)held
aii iiLjue.-t at the < uurt-House, Port Adelaide,
on Wednesday, npon the fire by which Mr.
McDonald's boar shed, on the Peninsula, was
burnt. Mr. I.uehrs having been chosen foreman,
morning, December 12, was deeping on the
ami scratching at his door. On opening it saw
the shed <>n fire in the eastern corner, the
property, but nothing could be doue. Had no
idea how the tire originated, but supposed it to
tire was too tierce. Could express no opinion
as t« the origin of the fire. Police-corporal
McCafi'ree stated that his attention was called
to the tire about • inarter-past 1. Did not at the
call Mr. Saunder-, who had charge of No. 1 reel.
Opposite side •)}' the river. Took a boat
and went over, .-.nd with others assisted- in
shed, and beneath there was gtowed a quantity
of prepared timber. ' All his tools, with the
was a No destroyed. His Worship said it appeared
th at. was all the evidence they were
origin of the tire.
INQUEST ON FTRH AT LEFEVRE'S PENINSULA.—
The Mayor of Port Adelaide (Mr. J. Formby)held
an inquest at the Court-House, Port Adelaide,
on Wednesday, upon the fire by which Mr.
McDonald's boat shed, on the Peninsula, was
burnt. Mr. Luehrs having been chosen foreman,
morning, December 12, was sleeping on the
and scratching at his door. On opening it saw
the shed on fire in the eastern corner, the
property, but nothing could be done. Had no
idea how the fire originated, but supposed it to
tire was too fierce. Could express no opinion
as to the origin of the fire. Police-corporal
McCafifree stated that his attention was called
to the fire about quarter-past 1. Did not at the
call Mr. Saunders, who had charge of No. 1 reel.
Opposite side the river. Took a boat
and went over, and with others assisted- in
shed, and beneath there was stowed a quantity
of prepared timber. All his tools, with the
was also destroyed. His Worship said it appeared
that was all the evidence they were
origin of the fire.
BURNING OF McDONALD'S BOATSHED. INQUEST AT PORT ADELAIDE. (Article), The South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889), Thursday 15 December 1870 page 3 2020-03-30 16:02 before Mr. John Formby (Mayor of Port Ade- <*>
John McDonald, hoatAuttder, Lefevre's
12th December, abent a quarter-past 1, was
alarmed by bis little dog making a noise and
root Boused the neighbors immediately, and
Bobert Playfair jumped over the fence at once
Shortly after that several of ibe other members
of the Playfair family oaiue to assist. With
have been smoking whilst passing &n,d <lropt
soiue spark*. The wind whs very light
at the time, a.nd. from tbo north-east.
Had no ground of suspicion of it being tbe
wilful act of any person. Relieved tbe alarm
not in consequence of any person pissing. In
reply to a Juiyman—Saw no suspicious person
about duiiugthe evening, and went round the
thing right. Weut to bed about batf-past 10
o'clock. Hubert Playfair—Was alarmed by Mr.
McDonald knocking at hi* door on Monday
Came out at once and sa*- the flames cuming
pieces of the flaming wood fell near •witness's
do anything with, so kept wetting Mb own
S remises to keep the fire from spreading,
ould not say what occasioned the fire. It occur
Constable Bird. S-nt him to ca.ll Mr. Soun
ders, who is in charge of No. 2 reel at Water
When he first?noticed the fire it was very
timber for the denelg boat, in course of build
pieces of deck pi inking which were outside the
before Mr. John Formby (Mayor of Port Ade-
John McDonald, boat builder, Lefevre's
12th December, about a quarter-past 1, was
alarmed by his little dog making a noise and
roof. Roused the neighbors immediately, and
Robert Playfair jumped over the fence at once
Shortly after that several of the other members
of the Playfair family came to assist. With
have been smoking whilst passing and, dropt
some sparks. The wind was very light
at the time, and from the north-east.
Had no ground of suspicion of it being the
wilful act of any person. Believed the alarm
not in consequence of any person passing. In
reply to a Juryman—Saw no suspicious person
about during the evening, and went round the
thing right. Weut to bed about half-past 10
o'clock. Robert Playfair—Was alarmed by Mr.
McDonald knocking at his door on Monday
Came out at once and saw the flames coming
pieces of the flaming wood fell near witness's
do anything with, so kept wetting his own
remises to keep the fire from spreading,
Could not say what occasioned the fire. It occur-
Constable Bird. Sent him to call Mr. Saun-
ders, who is in charge of No. 2 reel at Water-
When he first noticed the fire it was very
timber for the Glenelg boat, in course of build-
pieces of deck planking which were outside the
Latest News. (Article), Evening Journal (Adelaide, SA : 1869 - 1912), Tuesday 28 June 1870 [Issue No.450] page 2 2020-03-30 15:12 at Goolwa for the river trade. Her "Unas are
at Goolwa for the river trade. Her lines are
THE QUEEN'S JUBILEE. PRESENTATION OF ADDRESSES TO THE QUEEN. (Article), South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900), Thursday 5 May 1887 [Issue No.12,628] page 7 2020-03-01 17:29 The Jubilee address to Her Majesty tha
Wednesday momiEg. It has been beautifully
engraveaanaiiinminatedby Mr. W. G. P.
Joyner, and is in Ma most artistic style.
Ths addres3 is elaborately engrossed,
yet plain to read, and above appeir
arms. The Corporation seal in gold ia shown
below, and the border of tha address is
cellency expressed his gratification at tha
Excellency by His Honor the Ciiief Justice,
the ether members of the deputation being
the President of the Conferenca (the Rev. J.
Thome), Secretary of the Conference (the
Ee7. W. W. Finch), the Hoa. Ir. Campbell,
deputation presented tin address to the
Queen in hook form. 'l.u?- 'nadsome cover
in purple morrocco and gilt, ,-*sh a repre
and of ths Australian arms at the back, was
prepaie_d by Messrs. Whillas & Ormiston.
The addre3a, which was also neatly en
grcsEed and illuminated on two Ieave3 of
vellum by Mr. John Gould, of HindmarEh,
May it pleaseyour Majesty. On the occasion
Bible Christian Conference ia South Aus
and dutQul congratulations. They acknow
blegEings of civil and religious freedom, which
long and happy ieign, as well &3 the continued
prosperity and extension of tha British
this maj contribute to tha general welfare
the hope that 03 your Majesty's reiga is
prolonged youi Majesty may have the joy
ansious solicitude and sympathy the event3
it &nall please our Heavenly Father to call
you to Himself it may he to leceive a crosvn
desire of the deputation His EscELLEXcr
promised to send the addre33 to England as
soon aa possible.
Governor an elegant addrea3 from the
' To Her Maiestv the Queen. Mav it please
been distinguished by the occurrence of bo
Legislature in the year 1ST4. We gratefully
remember that witain five years of its founda
and music granted by thia University should.
out the world as_ fully as if granted
This mark of your Majesty's favour tvas all
women a3 well as for men, a privilege which
examinations of thia University tnat a
not yield to - any of your Majesty's
most dutiful subjects, the members of thu
University of Adelaide, the assurance of oar
wishes that your Majesty may be lon^
spared to rule as beneficially aa in the past
behalf of the University of Adelaide, by 8.
M.A., Vice-Chancellor; Frederic Chappie,
early date. ?
The Jubilee address to Her Majesty the
Wednesday morning. It has been beautifully
engraved and illunminated by Mr. W. G. P.
Joyner, and is in his most artistic style.
Ths address is elaborately engrossed,
yet plain to read, and above appear
arms. The Corporation seal in gold is shown
below, and the border of the address is
cellency expressed his gratification at the
Excellency by His Honor the Chief Justice,
the other members of the deputation being
the President of the Conference (the Rev. J.
Thone), Secretary of the Conference (the
Rev. W. W. Finch), the Hon. Dr. Campbell,
deputation presented an address to the
Queen in book form. This handsome cover
in purple morrocco and gilt, with a repre
and of the Australian arms at the back, was
prepairedd by Messrs. Whillas & Ormiston.
The address, which was also neatly en
grossed and illuminated on two Ieaves of
vellum by Mr. John Gould, of Hindmarsh,
May it please your Majesty. On the occasion
Bible Christian Conference in South Aus
and dutiful congratulations. They acknow
blessings of civil and religious freedom, which
long and happy reign, as well as the continued
prosperity and extension of the British
this may contribute to the general welfare
the hope that as your Majesty's reign is
prolonged your Majesty may have the joy
ansious solicitude and sympathy the events
it shall please our Heavenly Father to call
you to Himself it may he to receive a crown
desire of the deputation His EXCELLENCY
promised to send the address to England as
soon as possible.
Governor an elegant address from the
' To Her Maiestv the Queen. May it please
been distinguished by the occurrence of so
Legislature in the year 1874. We gratefully
remember that within five years of its founda
and music granted by this University should.
out the world as fully as if granted
This mark of your Majesty's favour was all
women as well as for men, a privilege which
examinations of this University that a
not yield to any of your Majesty's
most dutiful subjects, the members of the
University of Adelaide, the assurance of our
wishes that your Majesty may be long
spared to rule as beneficially as in the past
behalf of the University of Adelaide, by S.
M.A., Vice-Chancellor; Frederic Chapple,
early date.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ADELAIDE OBSERVATORY. (Article), South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900), Monday 17 January 1881 [Issue No.10,663] page 4 2020-03-01 14:50 H C. Fort J. Whillas, E. Newman, W. Bonning, A.
H C. Ford, J. Whillas, E. Newman, W. Bonning, A.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. ARRIVED. FRIDAY, JANUARY 9. (Article), South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900), Friday 9 January 1874 [Issue No.8471] page 4 2020-03-01 14:39 COOBWG, iteaatr, S04 toot, W. C
J. Barsrcat, Towni J. Newman and Boa, Port,
amis. PaMMCTre— Mians Crookson, Samar,
at* Kent, Mr. ac.d Mrs. Whillas, Mr. aod Mrs.
COORONG, steamer, 304 tons, W. C
J. Darwent, Town; J. Newman and Son, Port,
agents. Passengers— Misses Crookson, Samar,
and Kent, Mr. and Mrs. Whillas, Mr. and Mrs.
FLAXMAWS VALLEY. (Article), The South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 - 1889), Monday 21 July 1873 page 3 2020-03-01 14:24 FLAXMAWS VALLEY.
Elliott re-elected Councillor. Nc 2 Ward—
Mr. J. K Hannaford elected. Nc 4 Ward-
FLAXMAN'S VALLEY.
Elliott re-elected Councillor. No 2 Ward—
Mr. J. K Hannaford elected. No 4 Ward-

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