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SNAKES. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 25 January 1909
SNAKES. ' : The recent floods have been tho means of . bringing ^numbers of snakes into close proximity to the town. We aro told, that during the removal of timber from one of the Vale Road bridges on Friday no less than eight reptiles were despatched. One o'O'.nifl man YinrV on unnlAnsanf avnAvin«n. y—\ killing one, he fell over the bank into the water, and was alarmed to find , himself In tho company of a large snake. He got out of , tho predicament safely,! and hits snakeship was disposed of.
THE GOVERNMENT TRAWLER. Sydney, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 25 January 1909
THE GOVERNMENT TRAWLER. . ''Sydney, Sunday. The official trial trip of the Common wealth trawler, Endeavour, took place yesterday. Amongst . passengers were Mr. F. -W. Tudor, Minister for Customs, Mr. II. Mahon, Minister for., Home 'Af- fairs, , Mr. Wade, . Sta.te Premier, Mi«. Waddell. State Treasurer, and Mr. H. C. Dannevig, Directoi' of .the Common wealth! Fisheries. Three tests were made ?over a milo, the- flvst resulting, in- « speed of 11%; knots, , the distance being covered in 5min- Ssecs. The second trir.I against wind and tide gave 10-^ knots, and the third 12.4 knots; The ship was constructed at the Fitzi'oy dock under contract between the State and Federal Governments. Tlie vessel nas been pronounced as in eyery way a worthy ship. The total cost was £15, .246. ' Whilo the trawler was lying at tO Manly wharf she had a narrow escape. Sho ferry steamer Narrabeen was. struck by a sudden squall, and slewing round fP9 7.nri tho trawler's stern, but without doing; serious damag...
Train Derailed. SUPPOSED FAULTY POINTS. FIREMEN ENDANGERED. Harden, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 25 January 1909
Train Derailed. I SUPPOSED FAULTY POINTS. FIREMEN ENDANGERED. . , Harden, Sunday. A railway accident that might easily have been fraught with far more serious consequences, occurred at King's Vale platform, seven miles from Harden, yes terday morning when an engine that was drawing three trucks and some carriages .left the rails and tore up the permanent way;.for_ttbom a chain. The accident, wuiLn is..oeiieveu to have . been due to faulty points, occurred when the train I?as- at about 10 miles an hour. In addition to the usual passengers, there were 100 firemen who were on their way to Corowa, but beyond receiving a severe shaking,., all escaped without serious injury. Fortunately the derailed cars maintained an upright position. The engine was considerably damaged, and the trucks and carriages were more or less knocked about. [When news of the accident reached Bath urst, some anxiety was entertained for the safety of the local Jiremen who were going to Corowa. 'We learn, however, t...
AMERICA AND JAPAN. London, January 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 25 January 1909
AMERICA AND JAPAN. London, January 23. Some members of the committee of the 'Frisco Chamber of Commerce who recently visited Japan have unanimously petitioned the Californian ?. Legislature to defeat the anti-Japanese Bill now under consideration. The petitioners Gtato that they are convinced of the absolute good faith both of the Mikado and liis Government regarding the re striction of Japanese immigration to the ;! United States. ( ..j i
ALPINE CLIMBERS OVERWHELMED. London, January 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 25 January 1909
i;i ALPINE CLIMBERS OVERWHELMED. 'li0nd0Q» 'Jaixii.iv'y 23. . An alpine climbing party met witli ! 'disaster yesterday while traversing the Urka Pass in Switzerland. The pai-|ty comprised Major Bayley of the Royal ' Artillery, Lieutenant Berkley Hill o£ the ' 2nd Middlesex Regiment, and Major ? i ? „- Swiss Cavalry. T.hey ?auiinau ui. ~ ' — xvero accompanied by a guide. All, except Bayley, wero overwhelmed by an ava lanche. Bayley happened to be 50 yards ?.j Jiigher up than his companions when the '? mass of ice aud snow staijted on its rush down the mountain side. - ?!,
A DELIRIOUS CAPTAIN. CREW REFUSE TO PROCEED. London, January 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 25 January 1909
A DELIRIOUS CAPTAIN. CREW REFUSE TO PROCEED. ' London, January 23. Later details regarding the return of the Sydney hound barque Calluna show that Captain Young became incapacitat ed and was in a state ot delirium. Tho vessel was steering an erratic course 60 miles beyond the Lizard. Finally Young became so violent that the chief officer ? to resort to extreme. - measures. He accordingly grappled with the captain and chained him. Afterwards ; he lowered him into tlie lazarette. The I crew then insisted that the vessel should 3! be put back into Falmouth. Captain if Yotag is now under the care of a doctor I at Falmouth, and arrangements are be | Ing made for the appointment of a euc ^ -ceBBor.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 25 January 1909
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AUSTRALIAN FEDERATION CRITICISED. London, January 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 25 January 1909
[ AUSTRALIAN FEDEJRATION CRITI I CISED. i ?nv. MR. J. C. WATSON. ! | London, January 23. 1 \ Mr..J. C. Watson, an ex-Premier _oi the Commonwealtihi, interviewed at Dur ! ban warned the National Convention against following Australia's -example in ' allowing sovereign rights to large States. He thought the Central Parlia s input should have much greater control. Australians would be better off if they, had a far more centralised Constitution;1 ' He attributed .little .weigfht to tho ob-: ] jection that this might .cause neglect of 5 local demands.' ' : ; * The Capetown correspondent of tho 'Times''says this advice is not entirely palatable to Natal, but is wholly in acj. ; cordance with the views of the majority j 0f those forming the Convention.
Lawlessness in Ireland. TWO DESPERATE AFFRAYS. A CONSTABLE MURDERED. London, January 24. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 25 January 1909
P Lawlessness'.^. Ireland. TWO DESPERATE AFFRAYS. ? A CONSTABLE -MURDERED. I London, 'January 24. two desperate affrays, as a result of I which one constable -was murdered and fl another seriously .injured, occurred yes i terday in Ireland. | \ Accounts show that two emergency men under the protection of .Constable ' McGdldrick were engaged, in broad day light, rebuilding the wlalls of an r- 'evicted' farm on tflio Marau'is of Clan ncarde's estate at Crauhwell, wheu both received gunshot wounds from - some men secreted behind a hedge. Mc Goldrick went after the assailants and * v.Ulo in pursuit was shot dead. Subse *? queutly a blacksmith: and two farmers were arrested on suspicion of being im plicated. The other affray occurred at Petersj» ! veil, where, during the division ol some land, the tenants quarrelled. The Iiolice intervened and Sergeant 1 Cogh lan received a blow on the head that fractured iliiB skull. One man wks ar rested.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 25 January 1909
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CHAMPIONSHIP SWIMMING. VICTORIA WINS KIERAN SHIELD. Sydney, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 25 January 1909
CHAMPIONSHIP SWIMMING. fi j .VICTORIA WINS KIERAN SHIELD, ii Sydney, Sunday. |l!i The final carnival in connection with |j the Australian Championship was held % yesterday. The principal items were the 440 Australian Championship, and || the 100 yards Country Championship. Victoria annexed the Kieran Shield, | Beaiirepaire having won the 200, 440, y 880. and mile events. Cecil Healy's I) 100 yards win was the only, oue to go || to New South Wales. 1 . Resulted* ? I '. 100 Yards Country Championship! F. , j Saudon, i; Dyet (Mereweliher) 2; Mat- fej thews (Newcastle), 3. Chew of Bath- te| urst also started. j|| 220 Yards Breast Stroke Australian || Championship: Finlay (W.A.), 1; Rich* jjj| ardson' (Vic.), 2; Meadows (Vic.), 3, ||j Time, 3.17 1-5.. ' '' If 440 Yards Australian. Championship: || Beaurepaire (Vic.), 1; Hardwicke (N.S. W.), 2; Healey (N.S.W.) 3. Won by, || j four yards. Time, 5min. 53secs. 1 f '-