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Power of Russia. [Newspaper Article] — The Moruya Times and South Coast Journal — 10 July 1889
Power .of Russia The grand total of the forces Russia has to do her fighting when necessary, numbers 7,000,000 and this number could be largely added to, if needed. The armies of France number 4,000,000 men. The alliance of the remaining great powers of Europe against these two nations unites in one great body the troops of England, Italy, Germany, Austria and Turkey to the number of at least »,000,000. The 'peace' army of Russia comprises 600,000, and the total num ber of troops which France and- Russia can call at once together will number 8,000,000, with an almost unlimited field to draw from in the latter country. In estimating the available forces of Russia it, is cut down from 7,000,000 to 4,000,000, on account of tie difficulty of getting troops together in a short time ; but the feat remains that what ever nation bumps up against Russia will have a hard customer to tackle, and the most formidable of all European nations. Of the other nations, England can furnish 620,000 men,...
Royal Annuities. [Newspaper Article] — The Moruya Times and South Coast Journal — 10 July 1889
Royal Annuities. The following telegram appears in.the last issue of the Daily Telegraph :— ' In the 'House of Commons today Mr. W. H. 'Smith, First Lord of the Treasury, moved ' for the appointment of a select committee to ' inquire into the general question of Par 'liaiueutary grants to members of the ' Eoyal family. The motion was supported 'by Mr. Gladstone and a seloction of his ' followers and was agreed to.' No doubt this motion was instigated by the number of Royal marriages on the tapis, and a probable increaso of Royal children to be provided for in the usual way, i'. e. out of the National Exchequer. Why there has not been a revo lution about these enormous grants to the host of Royal followers is inexplicable, but it is only in keeping with the blind conservatism of the Conservative party in England. We venture to predict that the outcome of the select committee will be, at least, to put some limit on the Eoyal Aunuity business.
Storm Proverbe. [Newspaper Article] — The Moruya Times and South Coast Journal — 10 July 1889
Storm Prorerbe. j Red clouds at sunrise indicate storm. Foxes barking at night indicate storm. The aurora, when very bright, indicates storm. Soot burning on back of chimney tndicat a storm. The weather usually moderates before a storm. Sound travelling far and wide a stormy d^y will betide. Domestic animals stand with their heads from the coming storm. Distant sounds heard with distinctness during the day indicate rain. North and soutii ;n' sign of drought, east and west the sign of blast. Wild geese flying over in great numbers indicate approaching Btorui. Coals becoming alternately bright aud dim indicate approaching storms. When oxen or sheep collect together ai if they were Beeking shelter, a storm may be expected. It is said that blacksmiths select a stormy day in which to perform work that requires extra heat. . When a heavy cloud comes up in the southwest and seems to settle back again, look out for a storm. Fire always burns brighter and throws out more 'beat just before th...
Produce Report. [Newspaper Article] — The Moruya Times and South Coast Journal — 10 July 1889
Produce Report Walter Hope, Commission Agent, 197 Sussex-street, Sydney reports as follows : — 6tb JULY...1889. Chaff (prime) L7 Os to L7 15s per ton. „ (2nd quality) L6 0s to L7 Os per ton. .' (straw) £6 to £5 10s. Hay (Lucerne) LS 0s to L6 0s per ton. „ (Oaten) L7 10s to LS 10s. Potatoes (New Zealand) L4 16s toL5 6a. „ (Circular Head) L5 10a to L6 0s. Onions (New Zealand) L22 0s to £24 0s. Flour (best roller) £13 0b to £13 10s. Feed Oats 3s 0s to Ss W per bus. Seed Oata 3s 3d to 3s 6d per bus. Barley 3s 3d to 3s 7d per bus. Maise 3s 2d to 9s Od pt. bu., Pollard Is Id to Is 2d per bus. Bran 1* Od to Is Id per bus. Butter Is 0s to Is 4d per lb. Cheese 6d to 71d. Bacon 6d to 6d. Lard 5d to 7d. Honey 3d to id. Eggs (Northern) Is 7d to Is 8d. „ (Southern) Is 9d to Is lOd. Fowls 3s 6d to 4s 6d. Ducks 4s 6d to 6s Od. Geese 6s Od to 8s. Hen Turkeys Ss 6d to 7s Od. Cock Turkeys 10s to 13s Od. Calvss 10s Gd to 35s. Kangaroo Skins 10s to £1. Wallaby Shins 3s to 11s. Opossum SkinB 4s to 15s p...
Produce Sale. [Newspaper Article] — The Moruya Times and South Coast Journal — 10 July 1889
Produce Sale. On Saturday next, coiumcnciug at twelve o'clock, Wiiliam Boot will submit to public auction a large amount of Farm and Dairy Produce, consisting of maize, potatoes, butter, poultry, and turnips. The popularity of these sales is shown liy the large atteut ances and keen competition ; and the liberal sup port of buyers and sellers shows plainly that thn establishment of these weekly markets has provided a Jong-felt want in the district.
Home Rule. [Newspaper Article] — The Moruya Times and South Coast Journal — 10 July 1889
Home Enle Sir. T. T. Giirinou, J.P., one of the Hon. Sccb. to tlie Homo Rule Committee in Moruyn, hus courteously shown us a letter from the Secretary Central League, Sydney, asking for information with reference to the visit of the Delegates to this town. For the purpose of considering this lotter the moot ing was hnld lust night, but as we were just going to press at the tinin we were unable to publish any particulars.
Incorporation. [Newspaper Article] — The Moruya Times and South Coast Journal — 10 July 1889
Incorporation. We have Jieard that during the past week Severn! townspeople discussed very enthusi astically the necessity of incorporating our town, and that in the course of a few days active steps will be taken in thiB direction. Any movement tending towards advancing Moruya (and incorporation would be a big step in this way) will, of course, have our hearty support in every way, aud we heartily hope that those who take the matter of In corporation in hand will be successful, and thus . remove a long-standing disgrace from our ancient town. We cannot see anything but the best results from Incorporation, and when our streets and paths are put into proper order, property owners will have reason to bless thn day that civic government was introduced into JHornya.
Football. [Newspaper Article] — The Moruya Times and South Coast Journal — 10 July 1889
Football. On Saturday last a match was played on the Moruya Park between teams represent ing Moruya aud Mulionderreo respectively. The former won by 7 points to tlieir op ponent's nil. Up to the first call of time no points were scored by either side. For the winners, Mesrrs D. Pollock, B. Hunt, J. Buckley, T. Peat, and W. Tier played well, while for Mulleuderreo, B. Harkus, F. Con stable and O. Constable Bhqwed good form. Mr. T. G. Brown umpired for both sides and gave general satisfaction. We hope to see a return match played at an early date.
Convent Ball. [Newspaper Article] — The Moruya Times and South Coast Journal — 10 July 1889
Convent Ball This evening the annual Ball in aid ol the CoDvens Debt Liquidation Pond will be held at the Agricultural Bail, and from what we hear it pr jtmBes to eclipse any of its predo oeBaota in itagenexvl arrangements ; if bo, the affair will be of jb most .brilliant description. We h$re to own receipt of a complimentary tickets kindly sent: by the Honorary Sectary.
The Wollongong P.M. [Newspaper Article] — The Moruya Times and South Coast Journal — 17 July 1889
The Wollongong P.M. A public meeting, convened by Mr, J. Henry, was held in the Wollongong Town Hall on Friday evening last, for the purpose of condemning tho conduct of Jlr. W. H, Thpunis, Police Magistrate, and to offer n. petition, which', when duly signed, would bb for warded to the Minister of Justice. Tho Hall was crowded to its utmost extent, aud nwny were unable to obtain sitting-roow. The causo of this rose up principally through the excessive fines imposed in connection ?with the recent branches ot tue iooacco acc. Mr. Henry' was warmly received anal referred to the enormous fines imposed upon, the residents of this town for a breach of the Tobacco Act, mid commented in strong terms upon the injustice he as well as others had received at the hands of the VM during the early part of the week seem as though the official in qui trying to pay off some of the the colony, considering that . been, raised from the Tobacco £. He said he had committed a b. the laws, and should be pu...
The Hon. James White. [Newspaper Article] — The Moruya Times and South Coast Journal — 17 July 1889
The Hon. James White. 'Tis a thousand pities that the same amount of confideucu canuot be plated in the majority of horse owners as that reposed in the Hon. Jauics White. What a differeuco thorowouldbeinthe turf, to be sure, and how many thousands of pounds would fall into the pocket of their rightful owners, which under existing circumstances are ,i:..A.fart iWn nf-lipr null wroncr channels. The hon. gentleman has only to start, a horse, when it will be bound to sec a short price owing to the public being Batlsfbrt that they will get a straight run for their money. There isn't a horse in his stable, nor one that ever retired lioiti it, without bcinj? the pos sessor of a full mouth. This reminds us of a little story which we will repeat. A jockey was met by a friend, who observed that one of tha appendages on his watchchain was a horse's tooth. With amazement the friend remarked, ' ))ear roe, I never thought yon pulled them so hard as to pull their teeth out P— Referee.