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AT THE POLICE-OFFICE, GUNDAGAI. WEDNESDAY, JAN. 31. Country Lots:— [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 January 1877
AT THE POLICE-OFFICE, GUNDAGAI. J Wednesday, Jan. 31. Country Lots * Lot A, 205 acres, county Clarendon, jiar ish Wantabadgery, on the road from Wanta- A badgery to Eurongilly, and situated between v the northern boundary of conditional pur- *- chase No. 63 of 40 acres, and R. A. Mc Glede's conditional purchase No. 62 of 120 ; acres. Wantabadgery run. ^ Lot B, 40 acres, county Clarendon, parish |§ Wantabadgery, adjoining the eastern & boundary of conditional purchase No. SI of 40 acres, and the northern boundary of con- ^ ditional purchase, No. 48, of 40 acres. Wantabadgery run ; exclusively of a road 1 chain wide. f;; ? Lots C and D, 40 acres each, county 4 Clarendon, parish Kimo, adjacent to the i: ) north-eastern corner of W. H. Sheather's conditional purchase, No. 143, of 100 acres. Nangus run; exclusively of a road 1 chain wide. I Lot E, 37 acres 1 rood, county Clarendon, parish Kimo, lying between the western *' boundary of reserve No. 84, and tl\e east ern boundary of...
THE LAND. CONDITIONAL PURCHASES. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 January 1877
THE LAND. CONDITIONAL PURCHASES. The following selections have been taken at the undermentioned places : — At Burrowa -. — James Bales, jun., ' acres, parish Acton; J3avid Morgan, . MmSBt acres, parish Narallen; David NicholsO^i ffiB 40 acres, parish Coppabella; John Patr&ajffifl Ryan, 15£ acres, parish Bobbara. At Goulburn County of Georgiaipi|iM Donald Larkham, 40 acres, Binda. Courajfi of Argyle : Edward Jones, 200 acres, Curro^I jpM wang; Joseph Muller, 40 acres, Turaito.'l ^3 Total, 280 acres. |||1 flB ? At Guxdagai Joshua Bushell sen. , l&H H acres, Nangus ; Donald Mc Lean, 100 acrfr ft K Gobarralong; Samuel Young, 100 acr-^'|B^!K North Gundagai; Michael Ball, 50 ucre^K m Coolac. Iji® |« At Queanbeyan -.—Hugh Readt 80 acra|ft;,l parish Goorooyarroo ; Richard Curranv 4G® 1 acres,' parish Burra; John GaUati^. n., Wjl 70 acres, parish Majura. '-^^1 n I At Yass : — Thomas Glennan,|p(!|pvo&, | parish Winduella; James Mcli Si40 H! acres, parsih Lenda; Thomas ...
A CONTENTED FARMER. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 January 1877
A CONTENTED FARMER, Oxce upon a time Frederick King of Prus sia, surnamed ' Old Fritz,' took a ride and espied an old fanner ploughing his acre by the wayside, cheerily singing his melody. 'You must/be well off, old man,' said the king. ' Does this acre belong to you on which you so industriously labor r 'No, sir,' replied the farmer, who knew not that ho was the king ; 'I am not so rich as that ; I nlousrh for waees.' j 'How much do you get a day?' asked the king. 'Eight groschen' (about twenty conts), I said the fanner. | 'This is not much,' replied the king; j ' can you get along with this ?' ' Get along. and have something left.' 'How is that?' The fanner smiled and said : ' Well, if I must tell you : Two groschens are for myself and wife ; with two I pay . my old debts ; two I lend away ; and two I give away for the Lord's sake.' 'This is a mystery I cannot solve,' re plied the king.' ' Then I will solve it for you,' said the ' fanner. ! 'I have two old parents at home who kept...
THE STATUE OF CAPTAIN COOK. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 January 1877
THE STATUE OF CAPTAIN COOK. The Athenaeum of the 25th November states | that Mr. Woolner has completed a finished ' model, half life-size, of the heroic statue of ?Captain Cook, which is to be placed on a pedestal, 30 feet high, in Hyde Park, Syd ney. The statue, which is already advanced in the clay, is to be in bronze, and thirteen feet in height, and will be placed that it may be seen» by all the shij-s which enter the har bour oi ?Sydney, where it will appropriately commemorate the discovery of the country, and testify to the honour in which Cook's memory is held in the colony. The action is appropriate to . the circumstances and the history of tho man and place, the design be ing extremely impressive. The figure is standing, starting slightly backwards, with the right hand raised on high, and a tele scope is in the left hand/ the right -hand be ing open, the attitude of these limbs, the body and the legs, suggesting the surprise of one who sees a far-off object suddenly. The id...
GENERAL SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 January 1877
. . GENERAL SUMMARY; On the amval of the Bowen at Cooktown the health-officer boarded her, and, subjected the vessel to a rigid examination, as well as the whole of the passengers and crew. The examination lasted two hours. Every pas-' senger, male and female, was compelled to strip to the chest. .No communication was allowed with the vessel until the' blue flag had been hauled down. In France there has been a mmistonal crisis. M. Du Faure and his colleagues re signed on the^uestion of the Burial Bill and Communists' amnesty. Marshal Mac Mahon, hiinsejf unable to form a new Cabinet, in-» formed the old ministers' that he could not gocept their resignations. Considerable Chinese immigration is set ting in. It is expected that this season 10,000 Chinese will come to Cooktown. Bismarck has made an : important speech on the Eastern question and the attitude of GerMany. He says she will occupy a posi tion of neutrality, though- Germ®; 7~ ? protect the interests of Austria. M about - . Th...
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL VIA TORRES STRAITS. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 January 1877
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL VIA TOBRES STRAITS. It . _ [from the s. m. herald.] The following are the most important items of news : — Brisbane, Tuesday. - The E. A. Company's steamer Bowen ar rived at Cooktown at 6 o'clock this evening. Her latest dates are — Hongkong, January 3; Singapore, January 11; Somerset, Janu ary 21. The Bowen was four days behind the time table dates in leaving China, but the .cap tain hurried on, the machinery working splendidly. She left Singapore two days after contract time, owing to* the delay of the home steamer, and met with very close weather all the passage. The Bowen leaves Cooktown to-morrow, at noon;
ANNIVERSARY DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 January 1877
ANNIYEESARY DAY. I In common with other parts of the coun try, the people of Cootamundra cele -brated the Anniversary of the Colony— the 89th .since , Captain Arthur : Phillip took formal possession of it on behalf of the British crown— with . coriimendable patriotic rejoicing. The chief attraction in town was the pedestrian be- : tween Cassin and, Woodhouse, and other athletic sports, a programme of -vhich had beeri arranged for the afternoon.' A de-' tailed accourit of the racing is giyeri be Ioav; but we here beg to congratulate our local Deerfoot, whose prowes^ and fleetness have apparently astonished the natives,^: on achieving yictoiy fand. griihing laurels' 'for Ms district. Besides these sports; there wa;s a:tea-par1y in. 'town in connection .with the W esleyan. Church, and ; a ; picrnic to the, stock reserve at Salt Clay Creek, both of which seemed to have been well patronised. ; ' -1
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 January 1877
Cootamundra, Herald. Published every Tuesday in time for the mail north and south. TO OUR READERS. IT was intended to issue the first num ber of the Cootamundra Herald on Tuesday last ; but, in consequence of de lay in the forwarding of the plant, this intention could not be carried out* The proprietors, however, have kept to their promise of publishing in January. ficr TO SUBSCRIBERS. We beg to thank those who have already forwarded tlieir names as sub scribers^ and to solicit the names and addresses of thoso who wish to take the: PaP?r-;V / ' . ? The paper will ? be enlarged to eight pages as soon as possible. . ? Copies of this day's issue niay be had at the stores in town, where also names of new subscribers may be left. r ? fcT TO ADVERTISERS. £he Cootamundra Herald, . being the. only newspaper published in the dis trict, offers an excellent opportunity to advertisers. The paper will: be - well ' circulated in Gootainundra, Murrumbur rah, Binalong, Bland, Bethungra, and other d...
ATHLETIC SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 January 1877
ATHLETIC SPORTS. Pedestrianism.— A foot-race for £20 came off on Anniversary Day on the Recreation feoundv between ?, ;Cassin. of Young jand ^oodhouse of this town, distance 2C)0 yards. l)uring' the past week this event has been the chief topic of conversation among ojw s)oi*ting nienj and that a greiat interest was ;, tiken in the affair ,wp.s, plainly -shoW by the cl'owd ' of - .spectators, nrobablv 300. that assembled in spite ' of other attractions to witness the contest. The arrangements' 'for tie race were very good - arid ? everything'' passed off amicably. At half-past 4 p.m. Cassin displayed the green silk at tho post akd treated himself to a short spin in good style, his backers: offering 5 to 4 .with . few Ukers. ' Woodhouse immediately , made his appearance in the national blue looking fit, arid no time was lost in getting tlje a^Eiy.to. the report' of a g\in. . A tole^tiq atm was effected,' the local i^oweve^*. gettirigl t^e adyaj^tage pf h^lf fi yard p? so, .... ? ? . ...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 January 1877
GENERAL NEWS. / ? i ? [from our files.] Trickett beat Laycock easily in'' the row ing match on Anniversary Day..' Another girl of the Holden family, Syd ney, is; dead of sihall-pox. Her sister also is very low. ? Mrs. Ward,, who. was injured by -a fall from a buggy at Goulburn a week ago, died on Thursday- night. Hopes are still entertained that telegraph line Queanbeyan to Yass will be taken via Gundaroo township. A cricket match will shortly bo played at Melbourne between eleven clergymen and eleven Btuclents of the University. ? At Melbourne, on Thursday .10,000 bushel's Of wheat were disposed of by auction at 6/6 A-, 6/7 being paid for a.later deliveiy. -? / Mr. Cheeseman, innkee})er at Gundaroo, brought a- mail named Charles 'Cooke to Qjueanbeyan. at one o'clock On Thursday in tending to place him ill the -hospital. Cooke expired at Eolfe's IIotelvwithin an hour after his arrival. - ' Tlie Herald, of Wednesday, states that Mr. WilHam Davies, in consequence of an other candidate...
CHURCH OF ENGLAND SUNDAY SCHOOL PIC-NIC. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 January 1877
CHURto OF ENGLAND SXJNBAY -? ; ^SCHOOL PIC-NIC. Tut childien attending the abovo named' school, together with theh-'frionds, were en tertained at a pic-nic on- Friday last, Am' versary Day. Between 10 arid 11 am a gpodly procession .of vehicles was tb be : sem I starting . from the towri laden with? neatly .(h-essad andng^irnremles^ the pic-nic, and these reaohed the' place of' rendezvous at about noon.. Th.e select little Dartv 'souattfid dnwn 'kocji/ln +T.« CJ.. li. /-xi n i j/l j V ouiu uiav Ureek on the stock resei-ve, about a mile and'. 2 Ga:P — a spot which would. doubtless 'be pictiii*esque and' appropriate^ enough r in favourable seasons; but at- the* present time, like , all other' partts of our parclied up couritiy; looks pitifully barren. Here, nestled amongst the surrounding hills the party determined to enjoy themselves ; and, after dinner, served up in orthodox pic nic style by a number of kind ladies,, .the adults and youngsters went in for mutual sport. There were fo...
DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN YASS. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 January 1877
DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN YASS. I On Sunday night, or rather early on Monday morning, a fire took place in Yass, when the two-storey stone building occupied by Mr. George Hill, boot and shoemake.i, was completely wrecked, nothing now remaining but the four outer walls. The building is situated in Cooma-street, nearly opposite the Royal Hotel, and at a few minutes after mid night flames were seen to issue from the front portion of the roof at the north-west end of the building. The alarm was speedily spread, and a large number of persons quickly assembled to render what assistance they could. Those first on the scene of the fire ascertained that Mr. Hill and his wife and family had escaped from tho burning building, and immediately thereafter directed their efforts to save the stock and furniture. There was no scarcity of willing hands, and 'nearly the whole of the large stock of boots and shoes in the shop and adjoining room was speedily removed to a place of safety, while a large portion...
WESLEYAN TEA MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 January 1877
fesLEYAN TEA MEETING-. Meeting was also -held, in connection M Cootamundra 'Wesley an Ghiu'ch on me day, which, we believe, was well M. ,. Being engaged elsewhere, we |o| all the particulars to. hand ; though IM promised to furnish thein to us. IfEe tea meeting, the people assembled ):-Qhurch to hear a lecture by -the Rev. | j||lasson, which was an eloquent and ^y address; and tho meeting termi i l&Tbout 10 o'clock.
THE JAM-FACTORIES OF GOULBURN. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 January 1877
THE JAM-FACTORIES OF GOULBURN. At tlie .present time 110 local enterprise is be ing pushed with such vigor and apparent * success as that of jam-making. Blessed as it is this season with a 'bountiful supply of fruit, Goulburn has its factories busy m the preserving and refinement of all the season able fruits; and perhaps never has this branch of industry been entered into so ener getically as it now is. The district has long enioved a celebrity for the magnificence of the fruits of its soil, both for quality and quantity ; and at the last intercolonial exhi bition this fact was borne out by one of the local growers (Mr. Grunsell) being awarded prizes in competition against the colonies, while similar success, attended one of our manufacturers of jams. Jam making may be said to be a specula . tion — an undertaking surrounded by many « obstacles; and to carry it out on a really sound footing, much time, attention, and ex pense is required to be devoted to it. And when once entered in...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 January 1877
if ======== I 'LOCAL INTELLIGKENOE. J081^\j/, TELEGHArHic, &c.— The busi jlp}onnected with these offices -lias be jl|) id heavy, that the Department has ffitdijit necessary to combine them ; and JPpfo.e officer can be of assistance to pipher. Premises have been erected p't :';tlie City Bank for tlie purpose, feJljXLce the post-office has been removed the. old quarters at the -Messrs. Barnes's. Here, under the direction of a Mr. IC. 0. 'Willans, who is known to be 3. |f diligent and punctual officer, the busi ness is now and for the future to be car fried on. — It is understood that a branch lof the Government Savings Bank will be J established' shortly ; and it is to be hoped if that the young people especially of our district will be ready to take advantage |B:of tho benefits which such ail institution JBh'as this is calculated to confer upon thein.. 'JK '-—-The want of a daily- mail to these disV flHLtricts lias been felt for some time; buA j^B| from reliable sources we le...
POSTAL TIME-TABLE. ARRIVES FROM [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 January 1877
. S^POSTAL TIME-TABLE.; - ^ ? ARRIVES F110M ? ' Murruiriburrali and Wallendbeeii— Sunday, . . Tuesday, and Friday at 12 noon ^?agga ond Cudgegong— Sunday, : Tuesday, and Thursday at 9*45 a.m. ' Muttama Reef — Sunday, and Thursday at 7 '30 p.m. Temora — Thursday, 7 p.m. ' LEAVES POR Murrttmburrah .and W aUendbje.en— Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday at 10*15 a.m. ' Wagga and. Cungegong— Sunday, Tuesday, *t:,'and tFri^ - - - Muttama Beef— Monday and, Friday at 4 ? ' ' k.m. ' ' ' Letters, &c., intended for despatch by any of the -abov.j-( mails must be. posted in .the lettcr-reoi ivor half an hour previous to time of 'r dcpaiiurd, excepting for those 'niails thatare despatched before 6 j^.m/, :which ? must be posted before 9 o'clock the previous night.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 January 1877
I . ... ' detergeHt specific, 1 - ' , - ? OR ' ' ' -^fv' I Horse and Cattle Ointment; § Is the only reliable remedy for $||f |&ts,?' ? | Fistulas, Saddle and Girth Galfe^ , | ?' ? &C., &C., &C. . * .'?% .. . I rj 1H1S preparation, though recently yintro || _L duced to public notioe, is rapidly tbfeing || ? precedence to all others of the kind ; 'spid is || 'without doubt the most speedy, safe^'and effectual remedy for all old suppurating and ,? offensive sores upon horses, cattle, sheep, or ? dogs. ? ;;:v: fi r \ Testimonials are frequently ?receivodii-and may be seer^ upon application to the projpyie : .r tor. ? - : . £ -y J ? ' ? ? ? j- FRANK MOORE, M oiieimiist & iDRxra-Q-isa:, i Cootamundra. ? ' ' ' %» PRICE, 2/- PER POT. . ^ Frank itloore, . t CHEMIST AND ORUGGIST, OOOT-A.^ETJ35T3DItjA., (Member of the Pharmaceutical Society. ) Att Drugs arid Patent Medicines at SYD** NEY PRICES. v . \ ? r.^-t — - ? ? -~y§ — ~ j ' M'BEATH, I ? ? . ; ? V B...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 January 1877
r ' 'Ai'TER v surmounting extraordinary . diffi culties, and at h^avy cost, \ such as was jiot anticipated by the projectors lof this ? journal, we now place before our readers tlie fii'st issue of the Cootamundra Herald. None but those who are mem bers 'of the Fourth Estate and acquainted ? with tlie technicalities of typography cq-uld appreciate a detailed explanation j vof these difficulties; so that, out of., con- sideration %, our reau^1'8; we refrain ^ fr,om ^itin^^t., .. ';We 'sfi.all be expfe^d, however! p in -accdraWuce 'with the I arbitrary law of custom, otir political principles and the general j)olicy we intend to pursue. : ?r.Local matters, of course, - deserve, .and demand first attention : as in other young countries, so here things that are1 of the., highest importance in a legislative and p'olitical sense, and of-umversal teiideney, are 's^t asicl^ iii favour of local politics, if such, they can be called. We must' not be itnderstood as blaming* tlie peoplo for thi...
RAILWAY TIME-TABLE. DOWN TRAINS LEAVE [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 January 1877
RAILWAY TIME-TABLE. f^DOWN TRAINS LEAVE Sydney daily (Sunday excepted) - at 10 a.m. ! and 0*25 p.m. v .; Parcamatta Junction, 13 miles, 10*34- a.m. ;? . - and- 5*5S p.m. ; fares; 2/- and- 1/4 ' ; Fairfield, IS miles, 10'.48 and 6/11 ; 2/9 and ,vl/l 0 „ . ' - . Liverpool;y22: miles* 11;3 and 6*26 ; J3/8 , and , !' 2/5 ''' - ! ^ i -v - 4 Campbelltown, 34 miles, 11*40 and 7*0 ; 6/9 and,. 4/5 „ ! Menangle, 40 miles, 11*56 and 7*16 ; 8/6 and ' .'» Pfi ' ; ' , ! Picton, 53 miles, 0*40 p.m. and /;58 ; 12/ '/'and 7/6 '1 1 Mitta'gong, 77' miles, 2*10 and 9*25 ; 19/6 and ' 13/6 Bowral, 80 miles, 2*18 and 9*33 ; 20/6 and , ' .14/6 ' ' Moss Yale, 86 miles, 2*35 and ,9*50 ; -22/3 - ' ( 'and 15/9 ' ' ' ' :? Mariilan, 114 milesj 3*45 and!0*56 ; 31/ and f '22/9 ' 1 , Goulburn, . 134 miles, 4*30 arid 11 *45 ; -37/3 - * '' ;l0jid*27/9 . ' '* I BredalbarieV 149 miles, 5*45 and 0*30 a m. . -Ll 41/3 arid 30^6 ,.i - Gunning, 165 miles, 7 '5 and 1 *1-1 ; 45/3 and» I *j33/ «}ri' : r.,'x' . * ' ? ' Yass, 18...
THE LAND. CONDITIONAL PURCH[?] [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 6 February 1877
THE LAISTD; CONDITIONAL PITRCI The following selections have K iq) at the undermentioned places Gtjndagai. — On Thiu-sday la Ross, 40 acres, North Gundagai ; B. j oorne, 320 acres; Cunningham ; Willia j acansh, 320 acres; ditto ; L. Howe, 60 1 os, Brni darbo ; M. Tl' Carbery, 100 acrel Mdowla ; Patrick Reardon, 40 acres, K| .0; James RobinSon, 320 acres,' ditto : J-| -Jiua Glass cock/ 100 acres, Coolac. ; ' f