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The Australian Footballers. WALLABIES SUMMED UP. London, January 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 22 January 1909
The Australian Footballers. WALLABIES SUMMED UP. London, January 21. The 'Times,' summing up the result of the tour of the Wallabies, says that though inferior to the New Zealand and South African combinations, they have a good record, and at their best w ere a,, fine, if not a great, side. LEAGUERS DEFEATED. The Australian League team m'et Wigan yesterda3r, and was defeated by 16 to 8. For Australia Burdon and De veueaux scored tries, Messenger con verting the latter's. Wigan led by 5 to 3 at the end of tho first half, hut afterwards scored 3 tries (one convert ed), to one. converted try by the Leaguers.
SPORTING. THE TURF. A.J.C. ANNIVERSARY MEETING. Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 22 January 1909
SPORTING. THE TURF. A.J.O. ANNIVERSARY MEETING. I .??'?????. * Svdnev. Thursday. ? I . The. following acceptances are notified in connection with the Anniversary' Day Meeting of the A J.C. : — Challenge Stakes, 6 furlongs : Ntith, Lord Beauchamp, Oriano, Montculm, Queen's Court, Borodino, Gold Pan, Jute, Rouble (imp), .Loyal Blue, Rose of -Lancaster, and Stoessel. Anniversary Handicap, 1£ mile: Ncitb, Welcome Trist, Hose Hay, Phaios, Vanadium, Lord Fitzroy, Epois, Karrannud, Plunder, Lady1 Wilde, Trentmoon, Yabba Gabbn, Exsul, Floranco, Malteur, Bruckonberg, Woolloomooloo, Host, aud Pinfall. CRICKET. The following will represent St. Barna bas' against Lagoon on the Sports Ground to-morrow, at 2.15 sharp: — B. Kenna, G. Collier, A. Graham, A. Barnes, W. Kelly, O, ;Knopp, F. Wind ridge, K. Lindsley, S. Pettit, S. Lewis, F. Emmett and H. Perry.
GENERAL CABLE NEWS. London, January, 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 22 January 1909
GENERAL' CABLE NEWS. ' London, January, 21. 'A violent eruption of the volcano of Lagnos has occurred' on the island of Luzon, Philippine group. .-Great: dam age was done by a .torrent of lava.. At the wool sales last evening, good merinos wore barely mainetained at the November level. The United ? States ; authorities- have planned a gigantic extension of' the internal waterway system , -costing £100,000,000, to be made in ten years. The expenditure will be followed by an annual - vote of £10,000,000 for . an in definite period. The votes are consid ered necessary, because the demand for transportation is increasing -quicker than the capacity of the railways. It is propose'd to link up : the east and middle west : by a circular waterway, five thousand miles in lengthy aud tap ping a district 'of 1,300,000 square miles. The Press Conference in- London opens with a banquet on June 4. Tho events include the Prince of Wales' Marlborough House garden party, the Government's oflicial ban...
SUICIDES AND ATTEMPTED SUICIDE. Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 22 January 1909
SUICIDES AND ATTEMPTED ; : , SUICIDE. ? ' ' . Sydney, Thursday. .. Sylvia Powney, aged 50, died at her residence, Marricltville, to-day, under Circumstances which; point to a deter mined suicide by strychnine, poisoning. The condition' of Mrs. Burgess, wife of the M.L.A., who shot Iherself at An nandale yesterday, is -unchanged. Herbert Row, 27, painter, was found 'dead in his bedroom at his parents' residence, Surry Hills, this morning, With blood oozing from a wound in the ?forehead, and a revolver near by. In a letter to his mother he explained bo was tired of life. 1 ; I
The Proposed Demonstration Farm. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 22 January 1909
The Proposed Demonstration Farm. 'The A. H. and P. Association receiv ed yesterday from the Progress Associa tion a letter intimating that the mat ter of taking steps to establish a de monstration farm to carry out on com mercial lines what has been found the best practice at the Experimetnal Farm, had been brought before the Minister by Mr. Miller, and that Mr. Perry had decided to call for a report. !The Progress Association asked tl:e 'A. H. and P. Society to fix a date,, on Which to meet the oflicer. A further letter from Mr. H. C. L. Anderson, | ? Under Secretary of the Department of j [Agriculture, intimating that he would | investigate the matter within ten days' !iwas read. The manager of the farm would attend with him, and in order ! that the Farm should be made as ef i fective and educational as possible, ho 1 1 ( asked that a wide invitation be extend | ed to farmers to attend at the confer | icncG. It was decided that the meet | ing take place on Friday next at 3 p.m. 1 ...
CABLE NEWS. Young Australians Criticised. "ANTI-IMPERIAL AND EXTRAVAGANT." London, January 21. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 22 January 1909
CABLE NEWS. Young Australians Criticised. 'ANKJ-IMPERIAL 'AND ; EXTRAVA GANT.' ' '' London, January 21, The 'Pall : Mall' Gazette' ' character ises the manifesto of the Young'' Aus ti alia National Party as 'extravagant and extraordinary, and conspicuously anti-imperial.' The paper adds, that the manifesto should give English im perialists a shrewd hint to probe a. little deeper below the platitudes of Im perial rhetoric. (The planks of the Young Australian National Party, complained of are pro bably numbers 4 and 5. —The former says that the national Government should acquire the following national powers (a) the right to make treaties with any power of nation, and (b) the right to appoint consuls to any coun try. Plank 5 advocates, (a) the Deakin system of national defence, (b) compul sory citizen defence forces, and (c) an Australian navy built, manned, and controlled by Australians).
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 22 January 1909
IN MEMORIAM. STOKES.— In loving and fond memory of our dear son, Georgie, who died January 22, 1905. We had a flower, a beauteous flower, It was our hope and trust ; &nbsp; Death rudely snapped its slender stem And left it in the dust. Farewell, dear child of our joy, Angels will guard thy soul on high. Adieu, those smiles for us no more, Hince thy short life, sweet child is over. (Inserted by his loving parents, G. and M. Stokes.) The Bathurst Argus FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 1909. &nbsp;
Poor Relief Society. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 23 January 1909
Poor Relief Society. The thirty-first annual meeting of tho Bathurst Poor Relief Society was 'held yesterday afternoon in the Mayor's Room of the Town Hall, Mrs. L. Edgley, Vice-President, presiding. The other ladies present were: Mesdames E. R. Webb, W. Scott, Clarke, Butler (Hon. Treasurer), Marriott (Hon. Secretray). and Miss Jones. The Secretary, Mrs. Marriott, read tlie annual report. It set forth that during the year they had lost the ser vices of several valuable members in Mesdames Machattie, A. G. Rigby, Mar shall, and Garrard. Mrs. Marshall had been a true friend to the Society, and Mrs. Garrard and Mrs. Macliattie had done good service, and were sympa thetic workers whom they were sorry to lose. The Invalid's Pension had been claimed by seven of those who had been receiving help from the Society. Tho number now receiving weekly help wa'S twelve. During the winter several families were aided while the husbands I were away or out of work, and' as in two or three cases there...
THE ROAD TO THE HOSPITAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 23 January 1909
THE ROAD TO THE HOSPITAL'. The Works Committee of the Munici pal Council reported to that body on Wednesday last that thiy had consid ered the matter of Improving Howick slreefc between George and Mitre-i streets, and had; come to the conclusion that the best 'means of doing so would be to top-dress it with tarred blue me tal screenings at a cost of £60 per block. This expenditure the commit tee could not recommend. Alderman Gartrell, who had in the 1 first place moved the matter with a view to secur ing a better track to the Hospital, expressed the opinion that the esti mate was exorbitant. H-? thought that with tar and sand the cost would liot be more than £50. The Mayor re joined that the committee had decided that to put on sand and tar would be waste of money, and capped his argu ment by pointing out that via Russ'ell and Peel-streets there was a good avenue to the hospital. The report was conseauently adopted. ' ?