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LATEST NEWS FROM SYDNEY. SYDNEY, Monday, 4.30 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 27 February 1877
LATEST NEWS FROM SYDNEY. , f From our Talcqraplm Correspondent.) . Sydney, Monday, 4*30 p.m. A temporary Supply Bill for February has been passed. Dibbs's motion having reference to strangers in the House, that the: Speaker shall, without debate, when his attention is called to the presence of strangers, put the question, ' Is it the pleasure of the House that strangers withdraw'?' was resumed. «.nrl rmmitivfid by thirty-one to seven. Tho House was counted put at 10 o'clock while discussing clauses in the Employment of Females. Bill. The Colonial Secretary and the Post master-General left Sydney on Friday night for Paterson, to. be present on Saturday night at a banquet given by tho Paterson electors in honour of their representative in parliament, Mr. II. H. Brown. Ministers have since returned. Latest English cablegram says that wool-sales opened with large attendance, but competition very dull. Prices for washed fleece show a decline of 0/2, scoured of 0/U-, greasy 0/1 to 0/1A-. ...
FIRES CAUSED BY SPARKS FROM LOCOMOTIVES. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 27 February 1877
FIRES CAUSED BY SPARKS PROM 'LOCOMOTIVES. ? ? rs. M. Herald.) . . Ik tk-3 Supreme Court, Sydney, on Monday, February 12, before his Honor the Chief Justice^ and a jury of four, the case Stinson v/ The Commissioner for Railways was tried. Mr. Butler j- Q.C. and Mr. Davis, instructed . by Mr. McCitiloch, for the plaintiff ! Mr. M. H. Stephen and Mr. 0. B. Stephen, instructed by the Crown Solicitor, for the defendant. William Stinson sued the Commissioner m. \ for Railways for damage- done to the plain 's tiff's grass, fencing, fruit trees, and vines by - fife, caused ? by sparks from a- railway v engine. £1000 was claimed. The defendant pleaded not guity. In December, 1875, an engine on the rail way line threw sparks on to plaintiffs land, situated near Fairfield, on'the Great Southern line, and caused the damage complained of, estimated by Mi'. Graham at £915. Soon after the fire, the plaintiff sent in a claim to ? the Government for £200 as the amount of damage sustained. The fact o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 27 February 1877
THE CITY BANK , SYDNEY, rpiIE abqAy Bank has OPENED A JL BRAKyff Ii# Cootamundra for thy transaction banking business. AGENCIES throughout the world. The Branch is tinder the management of Mr. J. I. PET11IE. Cootamundra, 30th January, 1877. mm&w® DETERGENT SPECIFIC, OR Horse and Cattle Ointment, Is the only reliable remedy for Sitfasts, Fistulas, Saddle and Girtlf Galls, Ay ^ &cv &c., &e. ?//S . ? f PHIS^reparaiion, though recently intro 1 duced to public notice, is rapidly taking precedence to all othors of the kind ; and is without doubt tlio most speedy, safe, and effectual remedy for all old suppurating and offensivo sores upon horses, cattle, sheep, or dogs. Testimonials are frequently received, and may be seon upon application to the proprie tor. FRANK MOORE, CHEMIST So DRUGGIST, €ootaimiiulra. CCf* PRICE, , 2/- PER POT. DR. T. G. I V I MY , L.A.C.L., M.&C.S., and L.M.B.S., (A legally Q^U^b^Medical Practioner, ) MAY be cwXftW DAILY at th...
THURSDAY, 22ND. In the Assembly: [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 27 February 1877
Thursday,1 22nd. In the Assembly : The Colonial Secretary madeVan explana tion to the House, with regarcl to the division that had been come to on the previous evening. He thought that public business had arrived at such a condition that it became the Government tp consider whether it should go on or advise his Excellency to take such a course as he might be willing to pursue. It appeared to the Government, however, thatm view of the prosent state of the Electoral law, it was desirable to pass an Electoral Bill as speedily as possible and to deal, of course, with the Estimates. The Government had resolved to endeavour to pass an Electoral Bill, and ta^obtain Supply. After the transaction oi some formal busi ness, Mr. S. C. Brown, - the member for' Newtown, moved the adjournment of the Houso, and under this motion a very warm debate ensued, continuing until half-past 12 o'clock, when the House went into division. The numbors were 23 for tho , motion, and 26 against, or in other words...
POETRY. REFUGELESS. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 27 February 1877
POETRY. . REFUGELESS. Miss Adelaide Proctor, the famous poetess, interested herself very earnestly in establish ing such night refuges in. London. In the autumn of 1830 the Rev. Dr. Gilbert, a Catholic priest, opened the first Catholic night refuge ever established in England or Ireland, at No. 14 Finsbiiry Square, called the Providence Row Night Refuge for '''Homeless Women and Children. In two years U, 785 night lodgings had been given, with tho same .-number of suppers and brsaki'a-sts. For the benefit of ^this charity, . Miss Proctor wrote the following beautiful . poem: — It is cold, dark midnight, yet listen To tb.at patter of tiny feet ! It is one oI : your dogs, fair lady, Who whines in the bleak, cold street !? | It is one of your silken spaniels Shut out in the snow and sleet ! My dogs sleep warm in their baskets, Safe from darkness and snow. All the beasts in our Christian Eng\and Pind pity wherever they go — (Those are only the homeless children Who are wandering to and ...
WEDNESDAY, 21ST. In the Assembly: [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 27 February 1877
Wednesday, 21st. ' In the Assembly : Mr. M'Elhone moved the adjournment of the House for the purpose of calling atten tion to certain answers which he had received relative to persons receiving free passes to travel by railway. These passes were given to all sorts of persons, many of whom were not entitled to them. He also complained of the treatment which Mr. York and familv had received at the hands of a railway official in order to accommodate Sir James Martin. ? Mr. Lackey said that no concession what ever had been made by the Railway Depart ment to Sir James Martin other than what was made to every Judge of the Supreme Court. With reference to the issue of free railway passes, the bulk of them were given to persons who were desirous of going into the interior in search of employment. He did not believe that this system of issuing free railway passes had been abused except in one instance. Mr. Parkes felt humiliated at the name of Sir James Martin having been brought forward in....
FACETIZE. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 27 February 1877
FACETLE. A cross-eyod Chicago girl advertises for a husband. affected in the same wav. What a cross-eyedea ! * Young Swell : 'I should like to have my moustache dyed.' -Polite Barber : ' Cer tainly. Did you bring it with you ?' Visitor: 'Jane, has your mistress got a coot- jack ?' Maid-of-all-Work : ' No, -sir * please, sir, I clean all the boots, sir !' ' ' In answer to the incjuiry, of a coiTGsnnn derit concerning Paul BoytoiYs natal place, we can merely surmise from his buoyancy that he may be a Cork man. Irish Drill-sergeant (to squad of militia men): 'Pr's'nt 'rrmS !'— ( Astonishing re sult.)— -' Hivns ! what a ' prisint !' Jist stop out here now, an' look at yersilves ! !' A young lady,, writing to her swain,' is said to have indited Dear ? : Come and see us soon. We have, got a new lamp that will kirn down, and make it deliciously ? dark. Your affectionate Bayard Taylor has promised to be more considerate of the feelings of the American paragraphia. This is real humanity. The...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 27 February 1877
Yass Prices Current : Wheat, 5/(5 per bushel; flour, figp, £14 pey ton; ditto, seconds, £13 per ton ; maize, 4/9 por bushel ; oa-ts, 4/0 per bushel ; bran, 1/6 per bushel: pollard, 1/6 per bushel ; hay, £9 per ton : butter, fresh, 2/6 per lb. ; cheese, 0/10- per lb. ; bacon,} 1/0 per lb. ; eggs, 1/0 her dozen : potatoes 10/0 per cwt.; hides, 10/0 each; bread 0/4A- per 2-lb. loaf Goulburn Prices, Current : — Flour — fine £15 per ton, seconds £14; wheat, o/S per bushelyittpollard, 1/2 per bushel ; bran, 1/2 per bushel; bread, 4id. pei; 2-lb. loaf; Maize, 3/9 tQ-4/ per bushel ; barley, 3/6 por bushel; oatsi 3/ per bushel ; hay, £3 10s. to £4 5s. per ton (new) ; Straw, £2 to £2 10s. per ton ;' butter, fresh, 1/6 per lb. ; salt, Is. to 1/3 ; cheese, 5d. to 8d. per lb. ; lard, 6d. per lb. ; bacon, 8d. per lb. ; eggs, Is. per dozen ; potatoes, 8s. per cwt. ; poultry — fowls, 4s. to 5s. per pair ; turkeys, 10s. to ^ 16s. per pair; ducks, 5s. per pair; geese, 6s. per pair ; fat cattle, primo...
FRIDAY, 23RD. In the Assembly: [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 27 February 1877
Friday, 23rd. In the Assembly : * There were several items on tho business paper disposed of, besides a long debate on a motion for adjournment. The Temporary Supply Bill for ' February was read the third time. A motion by Mr. Dibbs, to alter tho standing orders so that on any member drawing the Speaker's attention to tho fact of' there being strangers ; present, a. vote .should be at once tnken to ascertain whether it was the pleasure of the Houso that strangers should withdraw, was negatived, on division, by 7 to 31. Tlie Bathurst Presbyterian Church Trus tees Enabling Bill was further considered in committee. A long debate took place in committee of the whole on the bill of Mr. Cameron, to regulate the employment of females. Four clauses were disposed of, and tho House counted out at about 20 minutes to 10 o'clock.
CARLYLE ON THE ATHEISTIC DARWINS. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 27 February 1877
CARLYLE ON THE ATHEISTIC DAB WINS. Carlyle is now very feeble, through age, but his memory is still marv.olous, and the flow of his talk— doubtless the most eloquent of the age — is unabated. Take this for a sample:-— 'About thirty years ago a book was published here called the ' Vestiges of Creation.' It ran quietly through five edi tions; men road it with bated breath, in. silence, and marvelled at its audacity. It was like a pmch ol snuff, and now whole, waggon-loads of it are thrown down in the public highways, and atheistic sneezing has become the fashion. So-called literary and scientific classes in England now proudly give themselvos to protoplasm, origin of species, and the like, to prove that God did not build the Universe. I have known three generations of the Darwius ; grandfather,' father, and son ; Atheists all. The brother of the famous naturalist, a quiet man who lives not far from hero, told me that among his grandfather's effects he found a seal en graven with this ...
LATEST ENGLISH NEWS BY GABLE. LONDON, Feb. 15. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 27 February 1877
LATEST ENGLISH NEWS BY CABLE. [FROM TIIE DAILY PAPERS.] London, Feb. 15. It is generally stated that a Russian army of 200,000 men and 720 gains are at Kislienev, in splendid condition, ready to cross the Danube. Feb. 17. England's reply to the Russian circular depends upon the course of events. Be fore expressing its views, the English Government desires to know the views of tlie other Powers. The Right Hon. Gathorne Hardy, Secretary of State for the War Depart ment, in replying to Mr. Gladstone's question in. the House of Commons, on Friday, said that England was not freed from obligations under the Treaties of 1856 and- 1871. It would be unjust if Turkey was left in the cold. But Turkey was saddled with obligations under the treaties, and if. she was bound the rest of Europe was bound. The treaties, J imposed no duty, in case of war, for Turkey, but respect for her independence and. integrity. He strongly protested against drawing the sword with a view of coercion. The wheat mark...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 27 February 1877
Hollow ay's Pills and Ointment.— During piercing- winds and excessive varia tions of temperature everyone is more or less liable to internal and external disease. Throat, chest, liver, bowels, kidneys, and skin all suiter in some degree, but may be relieved by rubbing in-. this Oilltment,, aided by proper doses of Pills, for' administering which full directions accompany each box ; in truth, anyone who thoroughly masters Holloway's instructions, will, in remedying disease, exchange the labour of an hour for; tho profit of a life-time. All bronchial, pul monary a^id throat disorders require that the Ointment should, be thoroughly well rubbed upon tho skiri :tvvice a day with considerable briskness, great persistence, and regularity. — Adyt.- .. . ,r7tr - ;
CARRIED IT TOO FAR. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 27 February 1877
CARRIED IT TOO FAB.. I Mr. Butterwick called in to see me the other day, and in tho course of the. conversa- tion he said': ' I'm going to move. I can't stand those Thompsons next door to me any longer. They're tae awfullest people to borrow that I ever saw. Coffee and butter and sugar and flour ? I don't mini so much, a Itiiou.u'h when a woniaii borrows hicn pneo 1 sugar and Java eoJfer, and s.mus back sand and chicory, a man ieels bilious and mad. N But thev'vo borrowed pretty near everything in the house. First it's one thing and then it's .another from morning till night, right straight along. /'Now, there's the poker. A poker is a piece of machinery that you ' would think anybody might go around and buy, or, if they couldn't afford it, they might use a fence paling to shake up the lire. 'But Mrs. Thompson seems to hanker after our poker. one oorrows it ntteen or twenty times a day, and last Saturday she sent for 'it thirty-four times. She pays a boy os. a week to run over and b...
THE LAND. LAND SALES. AT THE POLICE OFFICE, GUNDAGAI. On Wednesday 7th March. COUNTRY LOTS: [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 27 February 1877
THE LAND. LAND SALES. AT THE POLICE OFFICE, GUNDAGAI. On Wednesday , 7th March. t Country Lots : Lot A, 40 acres, county Clarendon, parish. Bute, adjoining 'tho western 'boundary of B; James's conditional purchase No. 52 of 200 acres, and adjacent to tho northern boundary of J. Comm.'# conditional purchase No. 47 of ; 120 acres. Cootamundra run. £l per acre the upset price. Lots B and 0, 30 acres, county Clarendon, parish Kimo, respectively adjoining the northern and southern boundaries oi! por tion 03 of 40 acres. £1 per acre. Suburban Lots: .'Lot D, 2 roods 11 perches, county Wyn yard, parish Adelong, near Adelong, exclus ively of race 22 links wide. £'8 per acre the upset price.
COMMERCIAL. Herald Office, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 27 February 1877
COMMERCIAL. Herald Office, Monday. HIE condition ot these districts owing to the want of rain is lamentable in the extreme. If a change for the better does not soon come we fear it will be ruinous to many of the' settlers in the back country. Tho town itself is tolerably well supplied with water, the private tanks having been replenished by a few light showers ; and the reservoir containing a supply of water— such as it is— for some considerable time to come. When the improvements which are now being prosecuted upon our public reservoir are completed, and the latter once filled, there need be no great anxiety about water supply. On Thursday afternoon last, after a great deal of threatening, rain descended in gentle showers and alight thunder-storm broke over the town. The rain continued at intervals, but in light showers only,, through the night and part of Friday fore noon. From our exchanges we learn that this rain has been pretty general throughout the colony ;? and as the Victor...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 27 February 1877
ESTABLISHED I860. Agencies in Great Britain and Ireland and ° throughout Australia and N. Zealand. SETS©:® gW.S«, MISSING FRIENDS OFFICE, Sydney. Jf. S. Wales, -TrVSTl'PTTTTCSl inniiiri'n! for MISSING 1. IT, TENDS, NEXT OF KIN, &o., on j receipt c.t juirticulars. ' Private inquiries conducted with the great est caution. ? Eegisters obtained of Births, Deaths, and Marriages. * Sole Agent for Rojoert Chambers's 'Index to Next of Kin,' ^containing 50,000 names of lieirs-at-law, Bussing friends, and others. Searches made-m tlyLnidex on receipt of 5/ in cash or stamps. I bydney, Juno oOtli, lo/o, Dear Sir, — I duly received all the papers connected with the case of Richard Davies, deceased, and am astonished at your having brought the search to a successful conclu sion in so short a period as six weeks. I have acquainted my solicitors in England of your establishment in Sydney, and have recommended you, with the utmost confi dence, to their professional consideration. — I am, dea...
DOES WHEAT-GROWING PAY? "Facts are stubborn things." (TO THE EDITOR.) [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 27 February 1877
DOES WHEAT-GROWING . PAY ? 'Facts are stubborn things.' (to the editor.) Sir, — This question, of which you struck the key-note in your last issue, is one which vitally affects our very existence as a community ; and, as I know that a considerable amount of prejudice exists among' the vsettlers generally adverse to the theory that wheat-growing does pay, and as I believe this opinion arises from their not keeping' a regular aecoimt of ,.the cost of producing' this cereal, I have thought it worth-while to write a few words in advocacy of the. affirmative side of the question. . .'In support qf my argu ' merit I shall, quote an instance or two, which I have from reliable sources, that I thiuk will show conclusively that that branch of agriculture does pay, and pay » handsomely. Indeed, I believe there is no speculation in which a man can en gage, iu this part at any rate, if he knows aught of the business,, as wheat-growing'. And further, my firm ? opinion is that as soon as the iron ...