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AN OLD OFFENDER WARNED. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 19 January 1909
AN OLD OFFENDER WARNED. John Ewer, against whom,, Sub-Inspec- tor Anderson said, there was a long list of convictions/ was -again before the Police 'Court yesterday 011 a charge of beiug drunk. Accused bogged to be let off this time. He had been oil the ui'lllic 101' some uinv, anu Saturday he toolc more than lie ought to have done and fell asleep on. the kerb stone .where lie was found by^ Con stable Barlett and locked up. The Po-] lice Magistrate said iu the future lie Intended .dealing differently- with men ol this stamp. As Ewer had : not been : be fora the Court for -nine months -lie would givo him an opportunity and in flict a fine of 5/, with the usual alter native. If lie came here again he would deal differently with him.
Bathurst District Hospital. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 19 January 1909
Bathurst District Hospital. ANNUAL MEETING. ' The annual meeting of the Hospital was held last night in the Town Hall, the chair being occupied by Mr. Ruth erford, President. , ? Reiiorl. Mr. Blackshaw, Dispenser 'and Se cretary, read the report, of which the following is a copy: Ladies and Gentlemen,— your.' Com mittee have ., the honouivto present t-Uelr b6tli annual report, together with the Honorary Treasurer's statement of ac-i counts for the year ended 31st Decem ber, 190S, . also tho statistical- records^ and a. general review of the work of the I Institiitiqii. The total receipts for tho year amounted to £1424 10s lid as against ..£1492 12s 4d. for - tho previous year, and the expenditure ? £ 1655 lis 5jJ, as. against £1649 ,9s 6d for' the year 1907. There lias been a- decrease o£ £68, in connection Willi tlie subscrip tions, though several amouuts ? havo boen paid' in since - the 31st December. This decrease is accounted for in many ways— principally, because of the past se...
Bathurst Turf Club. ANNIVERSARY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 19 January 1909
Bathurst Turf Club. ANNIVERSARY MELTING. The following entries have been re ceived fcr the Anniversary Meeting KILltUSH'HANDlCAP, 0 FurlongB. Status Jron Buckley Lord Jersey , Marvel Lawn Melyra Lady Olaris High Lady Kyogle^ Blumine Lifeboat Speculation Dennis BATHURST CUP, 1 Mile 1 Furlong. Murtlc (late Mustang) Ben Buckley \r ? ThflOClll DiUiyniuJifcj ? ? . Speculation Aragatu Allah Akbali Thonft Lady Claris Higli L«dy The Member Merit Koputai ledway BLACKLOWN HANDICAP, 1 Milo, jtatua l'e11 Buckley rheociu Marvel Lawn Mclvra Speculation Allnh Akbo-: ' . Thona Lady Claris High Lady Merit ^ar » ? Pollux Koputai Kyogle Rolled Oats Uautaway Redway
Election of Officers. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 19 January 1909
Election of Officers. - .... The following officers were elected: President, Sir. James Rutherford; Vice Presidents, Messrs. J. Simmons and V/. J. McPhillamy; Trustees, Messrs. J. Rutherford, W. J.' McPhillamy, J. Simmons, E. T. Webb, and Hon.. Geo. Lee; Auditors, Messrs. W. M. Bissell and P. P. Slade; General. Committee, jlicy. ,/v. omiJVj iViL'saiB. u. i Brownlow, R,. G. Edgell, W; -Elliott, A. 1 Graham, R. . L; Gilmour, A. . B. James, O. L.: Kendall, I-Ion; G. Lee, John Mc Phillamy, J. McLennon; H,-. .C; Suttor, C. H.. Stanger, J. J. Sullivan, U. J. Tinkler, E. J. Trcmain, H. S. Warlc, II. W. Vol gall and G. S. Smith. . Votes of Thanks. Voles of thanks wore tendered to Mr. Glasson, retiring Auditor, Dr. . W.' P. Bassett, Messrs. iA-. J. Dowse, G. D Donkin, W. II. Gartvell, Newell GUmour and Arnold Rigby, retiring committee men, the President, Committee, and Nursing. Staff. : . ? ' .
General Rains. NEW YEAR'S PROMISING OPENING [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 19 January 1909
~ General Rains. NEW YEAR'S PROMISING OPENING | The new year has opened in Pro' iDlsing fashion so far as the rainfall;, is concerned, Sunday's visitation being of a very general character. . On Sun day night rain fell at every station r ber tween the Metropolis and Bathurst, and the record shows that the exten .. ? -o /inUa n« p.nnsitlor sion westwuru wao huiwv — able and beneficial. Cowra, Nar-W romine, and suclr places, that have been feeling the pinch of drought keenly, have had the spell broken, their tanks replenished, and things gener ally given a brighter- outlook. . The latest available official forecast noti-j fies a return in the West to fine and wnrm conditions temporarily, witli a tendency to thunderstorms succeeding. On the coast cloudy conditions are to, be expected, with further showers ai^ scattered thunderstorms. The same applies to the highlands. Locally the fall has been consider able. In Bathurst 122 points were re corded, while at Mount Tamar 235 points fell. R...
FLOOD AT EVANS' PLAINS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 19 January 1909
it1! jOOD AT EVANS' PLAINS. Steady rain began to fall^at Evans' Plains on Sunday night early, and con tinued for several hours. , About mid night tho downpour increased, and very soon the . creek came .down a banker. The water ? covered the flats, but fortunately no loss of stock toi lowod. The crossing at the creek near the library was seriously dai..ag «,!???? nn/i unless; ii: receives immediate attention, thei^a is a danger of acci dent. The AbercrouiDlo Shire Coun cil would do well to take the matter in hand.
AN OLD AGE PENSIONER. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 19 January 1909
AN OLD AGE PENSIONER. Thomas Bell, an old age, pensioner, was charged yesterday with drunken ness, hav.ig been arrested by Senior Con stable Cole. The police informed the Bench that the old man had not 'trip- ped' for 25 years previously. The Po lice Magistrate warned Bell, and told him that if ho appeared again, lie might lose his old age pension.; He inllicbed a fine ot 5/ in default hours' impri sonment.
ANNIVERSARY DAY MEETING OF THE BATHURST TURF CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 19 January 1909
ANNIVERSARY DAY^ MEETING OF THE BATHURST TURF CLUB. 'As so much Interest is being taken 111 tho forthcoming meeting, it may please sporting folk and others to learn what tn excellent condition the course Is In. Our walk took 11s to the convincing ground, asd we wandered round the m'.'o circle, taking in all we would b?.e. In the straight, opposite the grand stand, the surface is in excellent order, and there is, for such a terrible season, a' fair coating of grass. Already the part near the well has been watered, and this, with the splendid rain which has fallen lately,- should make 'the run : ? ? ? . 'PVOlll tllG six furlong post up the back stretch, the going is always good and soft, and round the top end much, top dressing and attention may be seen. It is also gratifying to notice) that the turn into ?the straight which has been thought to be rather s3iarp, is receiving attention. Altogether, we predict that so far as the racing is concerned, the course pro per will be in better,...
PILFERING AT THE BATHS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 19 January 1909
PILFERING AT THE BATHS. 1 A petty piece of pilfering took place a1, tho local swimming baths on. Sat urday evening. A '?respectable youthful visitor from Forbes, ,111 company with a friend, was indulging In a swim when some mean thief went through the lad's clothes and. robbed him, of all the money he possessed. It is time something was done to check tills conduct, as frequent complaints have been made, -and wo be lieve if 'a strict oversight was kept on the movements of some who frequent the baths the .'fmeau sneak' ? would be discovered.
Breach of Early Closing Act. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 19 January 1909
u. 1 — Breach of Early Closing Act. At the Police Court yesterday Senior J ?Constable Cole proceeded against Mar ? tm Caples for not giving a shopas sistant— Jamea Gallagher — the required half holiday every week. Mr. Caples Pleaded guilty, but explained that Gal lagher had been in his employ 19 years ?and had not lost a day's wages. Be Was lint in iretHnc the 1 holiday. Ho was engaged at the engine j cutting chaff and wood aud cracking ( 1. 'eorn. When there was nothing else to * do ihe T\-ould assist at unloading coal. When the Act first cam a into force Sub 1 Inspector Morris told him the provi Sions di'u not apply to Gallagher. A few ?? Weeks ago Senior Constable Sheehy ! ''' billed and said 110 111111 'Jeen reading up / [ the Act, and GalkT*Iler must have ^is - holiday. Mr. Caples xhcn told Galla' : 4 Sher to take the holiday, *at on Wed_ I nesday, of his own free will, wwt . 0 the railway station, and ^ J t}1 °at^ C°a1, T^e ^°^co Magistrate sC -I e ^ was evidently misunderstan...
WIFE'S PATHETIC SUICIDE. Melbourne, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 19 January 1909
WIFE'S PATHETIC SUICIDE. Melbourne, Sunday. An inquest was held yesterday con ? ceming the death of M ary Holland, 35 years of age, who was found dead with i her throat cut in her kitchen at Neerim 1 road, Caulfield, 011 Friday. She left the following note, addressed to her hus : band : — ' Dear Fred, — Forgive your 1 poor Mary for this rash act. May God i forgive me. Be good to the children, - and dear little Eily. It's hard to part from you. You know, we al.. ays lived ao happily together. I love : you, the ! - best husband in the world. Good-bye. I brought the trouble oil myself... Dear ! Fred, don't fret.' The 14-year old daughter of Mrs. Holland said that as she left the house ? at half-past 10 a m. her mother said, ' I will be dead when you come back.' She had often made that remark. A finding of suicide was recorded.
The Conquest of the Air. THE "TIMES" IN ANTICIPATION. London, January 18. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 19 January 1909
The Conquest of the Air. THE 'TIMES' IN ANTICIPATION. London. January 18. ? The 'Times,' \ in the course of - a special article; recommends tlio. ap pointment of a Royal Commission of aeronauts, to secretly inquire regarding the military and naval application of airships, types of machines,, system's of attack and defence, and tlio value ol airships for colonial defence. The: fol lowing subjects might be publicly con sidered: The present position of aero nautics, types of vessels, schemes, tor the encouragement- of International aerial laws in war and peacef inter national open routes , for all -'airships, recommendations regarding , airships in wartime, and the application o£ air ship's to scientific research and exploration. The journal adds that the confidential portion should be' re- 1 served for the benefit- of .naval and mi-i litary . authorities. .