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Seed Wheat to Fanners. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal — 30 March 1889
Seed Wlient to Fanners. The Caliiuct have rati'Jc I the scheme for tuj;;;!y- j ing seed wheat to distressed fanners. The police j ,1'^ua.li.tsw . . per sere. 4. . .. .- Tilt: quantity o.j.... ouu and the amount realised, (i. i'..o ,,u ;J, r of neves ready for sowing. J. The number of uerun fco bo Howiij this ScaBOiTjUnd tbe qmvntUy of seed re quired. '8. That lie cannot afford to purchase uocil. Attached to auoli declaration must be a oortifioufce by two well-known persons that they know thd applicant personally nud believe the stateineut in the declaration to be true. Upon receipt of this information the police magistrate will cause tlie jiccc.sury inquiries to bo juL.ic, ami soport the re-, gn'.t tm.be Slinislor for ?'?lines. The pcroonu re cciviug seed wheat Khali sign an undertaking to jepay the Colonial Treasurer, the amouut advanced -'iit of tiife proceeds of theorist crop; Tj-e landlord to sign n guarantee that the produce grown from the seed supplied will not be distrained u...
OUR TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal — 30 March 1889
OUR TELEGRAMS. . — li ? u_-fc ? : ? (PHOM O!78 OW.V ConnBSPOKDENr). . SVDNEY, At tho stock sales yesterday 12S0 cattle weva yarded nod prices receded 10s. per head, best beof being quoted at 21s. pctcirt, prime bullocks fetch ing LB ISs id. and others from L5 2s 10d. 10,700 sheep wjre penned and prices advanced ft shilling per head, best merinos bringing 13s 6d. and others from 5s 9d, a small superior lot 17s.. and crossbreda 11s. to 20a. The whole of the prisoners charged with coun selling persons to personate electors at Central Cumberland have beeu committed for trial, bail being allowed The Minister for Education is considering the advisability of appointing a Sanitary Inspector for the purpose of inspecting the different Bchools throughout the colony in regard to their sanitation) ventilation and water supply. The Court martial in regard to the alleged charges of embezzlement against Warrant Officer Webster closed yesterday. The decision of the Court inust.be approved of by the...
Reform in Great Britain. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal — 30 March 1889
Reform in Great Britain. ' Lord Duuraven, who moved tho House of Lords to institute the inquiry into the sweat ing system, sends to the Nikkteenth Cek. Timvtbo following programme of n nutiona ' JJoiicy, which, if grasped by Toryism, would ; (says the Pall Mall Gazette of 1st Feb ruary) give the Tory party the leadership of the nation for many years to come. The main characteristics of a national policy may be gathered together and summed up thus : — 1. Non-intervention. 2. Unity of the United Kingdom and the supremacy of Parliament. 3. Defence, development, and consolidation of the Empire. 4. Maintenance of law and security of property. 5. A clear understand ing of the national importance of accurate information on industrial subjects, of the urgency of sanitation and house accomoda tion, overpopulation, emigration, immigra tion, and similar matters ; and in general due but not exaggerated, recognition of the pro tective and departmental reform. 7. Exten sion of the principle of lo...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal — 30 March 1889
GENERAL NEWS. , w ? Probate of the will of thclate John Ilalfcy, latcpart proprietor of the llrxnousNi! HmtAM), shows his Victorion property is worth L]S5,000. The total income therefore goes to the widow during her life time, or till re-marriage, when it is to be divided ninong the two sous and the daughter equally. The total value of the estate, including property in New South Wales, and other properties, is esti mated at L700.000. What appears to bo a huge tramway swindle has been discovered by (lie Brisbane tramway authori ties. It is of a similar nature to that recently brought to light in Sydney. The losses are estim ated L.10,000 per annum. Hie inquiry which is being conducted by Judge Manning into the charges wbicb were mode in the Legislative ABBembly against Mr. Fehon was con tiuued on Thursday. Mr. Fehon was further ex juniued, and the evidence of some minor officials iu the department was also taken. The Wellington Post states that the Chinese are again warned by their G...
Weekly Calendar. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal — 30 March 1889
Weekly Calendar, i\ ~ r« w i Days of ] Sim I Sun Moous Day^r the Week M(mth Ri8es I Stts. Age. Wmdxesday...... March 27 0 8 6 1 26' ? Titomdat ? „ 28 « 10 GO 27 Tmday ? 29 611 568 28 SitDBDAT ? „ 30 6 12 ' 5 57 29 8tJHBA» ? „ 31 G 13 fl 55 K Mo!«-*y ? April 1 6 13 5 54 2 Tvmdat ? „ 2 0 14 5 63 3 * - moon's muse. ? - New Moon, March 31, at 9.42 p.m. The Braidwood Dispatch. Strenui et Prospcrd. . SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 1880.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal — 30 March 1889
W. J. CHAPMAN, Stock and Station Agent, Auctions & Valuator, AUCTION MART, First-class Paddocks, splendidly grassed and per manently watered, one mile from Sale Yards. S3' Advances made upon Stock for Sale. O'HEIRANDMTODYr UKDERKTAKERS, Wallace-Street Braidwood. O'HEIB and MUNDY having completed their new Mid liandsome HEARSE, are now pre pared to conduct funerals on Cite most liberal terms. « R ATEifUL— COMFORTING . EPPSSjCOCOA. BREAKFAST. 'pY a thorough knowledge of the natural laws j3 which govern the operation of digestion and nutrition, and by a careful application of the fine properties of well-selected cocoa, Mr. Ejips has pro vided our breakfast tables with a delicately flavoured beverage which may save us many heavy doctors bills. It js by the judicious use of such articles of diet that a constitution may be gradually built up until strong enough to resist every tendency to disease. Hundreds of subtle maladies are floating around us ready to attack wherever there is...
LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal — 30 March 1889
LOCAL NEWS. ? ^ ? Accident, — On Wednesday afternoon last a. young son of Mr. James Parker, of Morning's ffla,l, near Belleyuc, while playing about close to his father's residence (ell overall old log ami broke his left arm. Some months ago the youngster met with a somewhat similar accident, whereby tho sumo aim was broken, but the fracture not having then been set the arm has been weak ever since: and broke ugniu in almost the same place on Wed nesday. T)»e l)oy was immediately brought into town by his father to l)r. Llewellyn, who reduced the fracture,, and the little sufferer is now getting on nicely. Neixigen Races. — -TJie programme of these races, U'JiicIi come off oil Kaster Monday, is pub lished in our advertising columns to-day. Tbe laces comprise the Maiden Plate of £10, the Town Plate of£15, tbe District Purse of £10, the Squarers' Purse of £H-, and tbe Consolation. Stakes for what the funds of the club will allow. It will thus bo seen that the total amount of prize money...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal — 30 March 1889
Tub approaching opening of Parliament is awaited with considerable curiosity. The Dibbs Government, as everybody is aware, upon meeting the new House after the elec tions, were met with a direct want of con fidence, to carry which three recognised general supporters of the Ministry — or avowed opponents of Sir Henry Parkes, which amounts to precisely the same thing — were induced to cast their, lot amongst the rank: aad; file of the Opposition upon the understanding that on the party returning to power the land laws would be immedi ately amended. ? By a majority of four the House distinctly refused to concede the Government thatfairtrial which under the cir cumstances they were entitled to, and con sequently the reins of government fell again into the hands of the old veteran, Sir Henry Paries, who, with his Ministry — the com position of which must have come as a sur prise upon the Premier's old friends and colleagues, — have all been returned, the out going 'Government having stud...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal — 3 April 1889
£50 REWARD £50 In ordsr to protect the people from being; defr-mo'ed aud cheated, the American Ho;) liitters,pompany offers the above Reward for the arrest and conviction of any person or peissns refii ing the American H^p Bitters Company's botties, and for selling any vile nostrum oi' compound as the genuine a d original Dr. Sou e's Ameri can Hop Biltisrs, or for counterfeiting ihe Com;jan«'s Label — a Bunc'i of Green Hips' on a YVhiU Label, with black Loiters. ? DJcl. SOOLE'S £MERIC3N HOP * BITTERS (a medicine, not a drink), COSTA1S8 IIOI-S, BUCHLT, MAMJKAKC, DAXUELIOV ASD TUE Pl'KKKT 4XD BEST MCPICAL QCIUTIES O? AU. OTUEE BilrEBS. ^TJSEJ'S' CTTEtE AD Diseases of the Stomach. Bowels, Blood, Lircr, Kidneys and Urinary Or^is. Kcrroiuneu, Sleepless ness, Kcn.ale Complaints md Drunkenness. THOUSANDS UPON THOUSANDS!!! of testimonials of tlie most wonderful cures, volun t irilv wilt us, we do not publish them, us they do not make the cure. It is our medicine, Dr. S.mle's American Hop Di...
Proposed New Railways. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal — 3 April 1889
Proposed Sew Itnihvnys. Several pro])osdls for the construction of new j rail«-n3's were under tiie consideration of the Cabinet i yufcteraay afternoon. The Government have ile- j cidcl without any loss of time— more than is I uecet-SHiy for the preliminaries — to proceed with the railway from tioiilburu to Crook well, a distance of '-'2 inilca, the railway frum Culeairn to Cojwva, ; a -iistauce of 47 miles iuul the railway fiom ! Nyngsn to Cobiir, a distance of -it miles. The tivo j ably by the Railway Coiumi^ionc!^, mid the other ! is not quite sn forward, liut it is iu suuU a stale I that the Government iiope to have it proceeded | with at an early date. Tenders will be invited for the contracts with as little delay as possible. These lines will give employment to a Urge number of people. The Government have also been giving some consideration to the ijiicstiou of the extension of the railway line from Wilcannia and aud Silver ton, to join the South Australian railway system ut t...
Scraps. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal — 3 April 1889
Scraps. Sixteen young ladies in Lowell have formed a whist club, and meet weekly for practice. Jt is said that the neighbours can hear them piny whist three blocks .way. '.Should a girl return nil presents in case thoengniipment is declared on'?1' asks the 'Philadelphia News.' She certainly should. . The fellow wants them for the next girl. : Fond Father — 'llegorrn, Hridjref, but he : pulls « pipe like n Khtametigin ; Wimt com- ; pany he'll bn for both i\- us when he caul drink mid Rwo^ir :\ \t\i\ !' '?Pat.' said ,i field officer, 'go to your cap- ? tain and tell him you're the laziest rascal in ; the regiment.' 'Pliuw, yer honor, vud ye 1 have me go to the captain wud a lie in me j month ?' j Disability. — Oh — a — IJjivi.s, could yon blow the organ for sue tins afternoon .it St. Ann's ?' ' I doubt I won't be much use, miss. I 'ad brownkitis once, and doctor ses as I'm touched in the wind !' He Knew His Lesson. — Mrs. Bunuimune (reproachfully) — ' Why, surely, John, you're not goi...
Attempt to Explode a Mine. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal — 3 April 1889
A(f4'iiii-( lo Explode a Mine What appears to have been a deliberate and dia bolical attempt to explode tlie Bulli mine was for tunately discovered and frustrated on Friday night last, nud probably prevented a similar catastrophe to that of the game date two years ago. On the evening stated, after the day shift knocked off, tlie night overman, according to Ms regular custom, entered the uiiuc for inspection previous to thu nJKht shift commencing work. On nroceedine with his inspection he discovered that the two main sepuratlon doors for directing the current of iiir into certain divisions of the workings, or district*, ns they are technically termed, had been wilfully opened and propped by some person or persons. Thosu doors are all self-closing under ordinary cir cuuistuucejs, mul iu this iustauce their being blocked back showed deliberate intent. The effect of the doors being opened was that the current of air, which &bould pass through tho district well known to he apt to...
A Valuable Horse. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal — 3 April 1889
A Valuable Horse. The influence of one good sive can scarcely be estimated ,? but in the Live-Sto«k Journal Almmac for 1889, Mr. W. Burdott-Coutts, M.P., calculates that the celebrated hackney stallion, Triffit's Firewny, represents in his stock a money value of £250,000. He is rising thirty years old and has been at the stud for over twenty-five years. He has averaged ovor one hundred foals a year, the last prices of which are given at £100 each, j So great is his influence that his stock can ; be recognised at sight, and an instance is ! given of foals by him (from a cart mare) which as (ive-yc:ir-olds were sold in London at 300 to 400 guineas the pair.
Six Fires a Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal — 3 April 1889
Six Fires a. Day There was a general impression in the public mind that fires in London had in creased during 1888, and (observes a London contemporary) it is satisfactory to find that it is inaccurate. According to the official report of the fire brigade, though fires in 1888 were of a severe kind they sank in number from 23G3 in 1887 to 1*884 in the past year. Six a day is, however, quite enough., and we ave not suve thtvt the trur explanation of the decrease, if it could be given, would content anybody. The year 1888 was comparatively a prosperous year, and insurance offices know that it is in un prosperous years that fires grow frequent. It is as much relief to the struggling trades man to get rid of his unsaleable stock and be compensated for it, as if customers were competing to take it away.
A Terrible Hurricane at Samoa. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal — 3 April 1889
A Terrible llurrSt-anu j»i §n»io». The 15vi;ning Kewstif Saturday liy cable from Auckland the someday gives the following account of a terriflc hurricane which visited Samoa on the IClh of Inet month : — Kvery vessel in the harbor of Apia was driven ashore, except ILM.S. Calliops, which '«ucc-hh1ui! in steaming wit, mid sailing for Sydney. Tho Gorman -warship Olga, Jiber and Adlcr, nB woll as the American umii-nf-war ships j Trenton (flagship), Nipsic, and Vaiidaliu., have bs- I come totn.1 wreckf*. Tho Ainuriuuus hnvu lost four oflieeis and foi tv-six men. and the Germans have lost niuc officers and eighty-seven men. )u addi tion to the vessels named, during the couri-c of the storm two iron barques, whose names have uot been (ncuiaineil, aud eleven coasting vessels, were wrecked. The scene on shore was one never to be forgotten. One lifter another the fourteen or fifteen mer chant vessels dragged their anchors uud drifted helplessly to the huach, followed by the vessels of (he Ame...
Origin of Two Famous Stories. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal — 3 April 1889
Origin of Two Famous Stories. 'No man ever led a more peculiar career than Mark Twain did in Nevada, said Mr. T, C. Bates, of the Sage-brush State to Sax Francisco Exajiixeh reporter.- 'I remem ber well when, in 1861, he came to Carson with his brother, Orion Clemens, the new Secretary of the Territory. Mark came along, not as a secretary to him as is popu larly supposed, but as a mere sight-seer. Murk was not disposed to, and never did work to amount to anything, except when lie weut to the Virginia hXTriipmsE as a reporter. Re put in the whole of his first winter looking around Carson, and tiie next winter he weut over to Humboldt County and did some more of it there. I nlways held that circumstances made him. The two best stories lie ever published, ;\nd upon which he made his reputation as a humourist he was not the original outhor of it at all. These, the 'jumping Frog of Calaverous County' and the 'Pie-biter of Mariposa1 More published years and yours before in a Stwk tcm pape...
Mchols v.Chapman [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal — 3 April 1889
JVifliols v. t'luiimian. ! Tlio lollnwiiijr is (lie IIerami'h l-qwi-tof tho above issc j wliu-Ji n« tried in lliu ,Sii|-rai]o Court on Thursday last M.I i tire itwilt given in uur last issue :— I Mr. C. J. Jlauuiug aud Mr, A. H. Simpson, in ! fitruetei' by Musjrs. Laurence and Rich, appeared i for the plaintiff; and Mr. Gregory Walker, iu S strutted by Messrs. Dawson uud Sous for the defcmlaut. This was a suit brought by Francis Stephen Nichols against William John Chapman to obtain a i decree of the Court bsetlinc aside a certificate oi ; title obtained by defendant under tne Real Property Act, in respect of about 1100 acres of laud at Cabntmatta callel and known as Mount Vcnion, and formerly the property of Charles Hamilton Nichols, to whom it was devised by his father as tenant is tail. It appeared that the land was mortgaged by C H. Nieho's to M'Dcrmott and Dixon, who tralisfcrieil their mortgage to Thomas Chapman, the uncle of tlio present defendant. Tliis mortgage was by way o...
The Disturbanes in Kungary. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal — 3 April 1889
Tlie Disturbances in Hungary. Concerning the disturbances which, as we have been informed by cable, have taken place owing to the popular dislike of the provisions of the new Army Bill, the Vienna correspondent of the Daily News, telegraph ing on 14th February says : — ' Unless there is a change in the state of affiiirs in Buda Pestli, Die Emperor is not likely to prolong his stay in that city. The words ho spoke to the presidents of both Houses of Parlia ment yesterday, when they came to condole VilUl J1IIJ1, WUl'C lIli'LUCJ LII13 KUOjUCL -)l «l ^ -?] V disagreeable discussion in the Lower House to-iliiy, and the incident is likely to olt'end him deeply. He said to the Mayor that he hoped the people of Buda-Pesth would help him and the Empress to bear their great affliction by observing sucli respect as would prove their attachment to the imperial house. To the President of the Lower House he said lie thought its members would compre hend his intentions and support a Govern ment wh...
Weekly Calendar. [Newspaper Article] — The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal — 3 April 1889
Weekly Calendar. t\ -.«.ti-i. \v^-i Days of Siui j Sun 1 Moons Days.f the Week Mo^t|,. .- Rfaes ; SMs. ? Age. Wed.ibsdav ? April 3 0 15 ! 5 f-l 4 TlHTBSDAr ? „ 4 0 10 ? 5 50 r- Fkiday ? „ o 0 10 ' S 40 0 Saturday, ? „ C fi 17 ! 5 47 7 SoHDAr ? „ 7 0 18 ; o W 8 MoxpaV ? , 8 (5 10 ! 5 45 9 T*MDAT ? 1) 6 02 5' 44 10 i i ; -_-- MOOS 8 PHASE. : Moon's first quarter April 8, at 11.52 p.m. ~|jra frdflwood Dispatch. JSlrcniti! ci Prospers. ; WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 18S9.