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CHURCH OF ENGLAND TEMPERANCE ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Grenfell Record and Lachlan District Advertiser — 15 December 1877
CHURCH OF ENGLAND TEMPERANCE ASSOCIATION. The regular monthly meeting of this Society wa3 held as usual, on Monday evening last, in tho church, a largo number of persons being in i attendance, tho President, (Rev. F. S. Wilson) occupied the chair. Tho proceedings wero opened in the customary manner with praise and prayer, and supplemented by tho chairman reading a portion of tho 44th chap. Jeremiah, who afterwards delivored an address thereon, laying particular stress on the ivords ' Whore foro commit ye this great evil against your own souls?' Ho (the Chairman) viewed this pas sage as one of the sidelights that did not specially prohibit drunkenness, as thero were many evils that wero committed against the soul independent of that great sin. There were many evils that would bo remedied, such as prodigality, extravagance, and injury to. property, but that against the soul must be atoned for in a far different manner. This make3 the question '' Why do you sin against your own souls ?...
CATHOLIC. [Newspaper Article] — The Grenfell Record and Lachlan District Advertiser — 15 December 1877
CATHOLIC. Mass will be celebrated at — Grenfell— Sunday, 10th Docember. Christmas Stations. Arramagong — Messrs Daley Bros, Tuesday, Dec. 18th. Wentworth Gully — Mr. Nowlan's, Wednesday, ?Dec 19th. Kikiania — Mr. Walsh's, Thursday, Dee. 20th. Tyagong— Mrs. Myers's, Friday, December 21st Gooiagong schoolhouBo. — Sunday, Dee. 23. Tinpot — Mr. A. Wood's, Monday, Dee. 24th. Grenfell — Christmas Day, Mass 8 and 11 o'clock. Oma Creek- Mr. John Byrne's — Thursday, Dec 27th. Rod Creek — Mrs. Kenny's, Friday, Dec. 28th. Tinpot — Mrs. Hadcroft's, Saturday, Dee. 29th. Grenfell — Sunday, Doc. 30. Merriganowry — Mr. G. Grant's, Tuesday, Jan. 1st. Merriganowry — Mr. A. Honnessy's, Wednes day, Jan. 2nd. - Cowra Road— Mr. D. Collins's, Thursday, Jan. 3rd. Bumbaldry — Mr. Watts, Friday, Jan, 4th. Crowtlier Croek,— Mr. Woodbridge's, Tuesday, Jan. 1st. Wombat— Sunday, Jahl 0th. Tumbleton— Mr. Jenkins, Monday,' Jan. 7th. Near Wombat— Mr. Pegram's, Tuesday, Jan. 8th. Nubba— Mr. J. Dacey's, Wednesday, Ja...
FREEHOLDERS AND HOUSEHOLDERS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Grenfell Record and Lachlan District Advertiser — 15 December 1877
FREEHOLDERS AND HOUSEHOLDERS'! ASSOCIATION. A meeting of the Freeholders and House holders' Association was hold at tho Masonic Hall, on Wednesday evening, Mr. Vauglni, J,P., in tho chair. The minutes of the previous meeting having bean read and confirmed, Mr. J. C. Ryall (tho Secretary of the Asso ciation) read a letter from tlio postal depart ment, acknowledging tho rcceipt of a letter from tho Association, suggesting the connection of Grenfell with branch telegraph line at Cowra, and that the local Postmaster be instructed to provide a light for writing tele grams after dark ; also, a second communication from the samo department, dated 8th Decem ber, informing the Association that a sum of money for the construction of tho line from Cowra to Grenfell will be placed on the next Estimates, and that instructions hadbaen given to Mr. Olson for a light to be provided at the Grenfell telegraph station at night. The Chairman congratulated the meeting upon the speedy attainment of their...
(PRESS TELEGRAM ASSOCIATION.) SYDNEY. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Grenfell Record and Lachlan District Advertiser — 15 December 1877
(Press Telegram Association.) SYDNEY. Thursday. Sir Henry Parkes has relinquished the task of forming a Ministry. Friday. . In the Assembly yesterday, Sir John Robert son read a 'letter from Sir Henry Parkes to the Governor stating that he could have formed an Administration, but not with sufficient strength to conduct tho affairs of the country any length of time in a satisfactory manner, he therefore returned his commission. ?' ' The House adjourned until Tuesday next. It is generally believed that Mr. Stuart will be sent for. The famine fund amounts to fourteen thousand five hundred pounds. Large entries for Tattersall's Races. 7.12 Mr. Farnell was sent for to-day', and has undertaken the task of forming a Ministry.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Grenfell Record and Lachlan District Advertiser — 15 December 1877
AUSTRALIAN JOINT STOCK BANK. GRENFELL BRANCH. CURRENT -Accounts opened. Interest allowed on fixed deposits. . . ,- Drafts issued on the chief towns ; in - the , Australian Colonies, and England, Iroland, and Scotland. -; ?., Advances mado, bills discounted,- and :all usual banking business t^ansacted.r m:: ; ?(' *.,(i J. J. ANDERSON,;/. ? ® i. ? / ? - V -Mauagor.T ( ? GEE AT EASTERN ) HOTEL, , George-street, ? Grettfell. , GEOE&E STOKES. GOOD ACCOMMODATION- FOR TRAVELLERS. Good and securo 'Yards 'for Teamsters; with plenty of water, free of charge. : ? . ? y Booking Office for ,T. : Still's' 'Royal ''Mail Coaches, Grenfell to Forbes (Wednesdays and; ?Saturdays) ;? alBofor Joyce's Royal Mail'Coaches. i Grenfell and Young(Siindays and- Wednesdays) Good 'Stabling, toitli plenty : of fodder. TATTERS AIL'S TURF HOTEL. V GEORGE-STREET, GRENFELL., \ JOHN L. M'lYER BEGS to iiiform his friends and the public that ? having purchased Tattorsall's Turf Hotel, formerly in the occupation ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Grenfell Record and Lachlan District Advertiser — 15 December 1877
. We hail with satisfaction the formation of a Building Society in Grenfell. The great Success which has attended Bimilar societies in other places 13 a sufficient guarantee that there ia room for one here, and that, if pro perly managed, it would prove of great ; advantage, not to the members alone, but to the town generally. We very heartily wish ? it success, and hope that the class for whose more espeoial benefit the Society is intended, will come forward, and take up a sufficient .. number of shares to place it on a sure basis. The assistance which these societies offer to working men are, that they enable them to procure, by monthly payments, money to build a house of their own, and to attain such an end is, we should imagine, a sufficient inducement for all who can afford it, to spare a few shillings each week, in order that they may avail themselves of the above mentioned advantages, viz., that by the payment for a time of not more than they are now paying for rent, they can...
Local Intelligence. COURT OF REQUESTS. TUESDAY. Before Mr. Dalton, P.M., and Mr. Pyne, J.P. [Newspaper Article] — The Grenfell Record and Lachlan District Advertiser — 15 December 1877
Local Intelligence. COURT OP REQUESTS. Toesday. Before Mr. Dalton, P.M., and Mr. Pvne, J.P. Nicholas v Crook. — £1 10s, work and labour done. Defendant being too ill to attend, the case was adjourned until next aittincr of Court. J. Rutherford Ryley v A. Matthews. — £1 lis 6d, for professional attendance. In this and following cases, Mr. Newton ap peared for complainant. Dr. Ryley having proved the case, defendant said he had had bad luck lately, but was willin' to pay the money as srion as he could. Dr. Ryley said he was about leaving the colony, and wished his account settled without delay. The Bench said, taking into consideration the fearful times people had passed through, in consequencce of tho drought, they did not think people should be harrassed, but that suffi cient time should bo given them to pay their debts. Order for amount, and costs. J. R. Ryley v A. Norris.— £2 2s, medical attendance. Defendant not appearingi service of summons was proved, and an order was made for ...
THE POLITICAL SITUATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Grenfell Record and Lachlan District Advertiser — 15 December 1877
THE POLITICAL SITUATION. Tiiere is a general feeling of dissatisfaction with the course taken by the Governor in send ing for Sir Henry Parkes, the country being of ? opinion that both the Knights should be left in the cold, for so long as they are permitted to carry on their little game of in and out, so long will all useful legislation be prevented. From tho numerous enquiries made at our office during the week, in is evident that the move ments of the political barometor are as keenly watched in the provinces as they are in the metropolis, and that the general public are fully alive to the importance of the present critical position of the country. The following particulars of the events of the week show that tho late elections have not improved the position of Mr. Parkes in the Heuse any more than that of Sir John Robertson. Early in the week we had intelligence, that Sir Henry Parkes had offered office to Mr. Farnell, and Mr. Burns, and that he was in communication with Mr. Sut...
THE MISTLETOE. [Newspaper Article] — The Grenfell Record and Lachlan District Advertiser — 22 December 1877
THE MISTLETOE. Hb gave it me twelve months ago — This little branch of mistletoe ; , He gave it me, a tender smile Lighting his dark oyes up the while : Uft, take tins gitt, and know that he ? Who gives it hath a love for thee, As pure as these white borries are, ? And faithful as the Northern Star.' ' I took his gift ; my smile was bright, For a joyous heart was mine that night ; ? - The months passed o'er in joy or pain ? -And Christmas-tide is hero .again. ' The mistletoe lies before mo now ? I heave a sigh for tho broken vow, For the shifting sand I built upon, For the faith that died ere the year was gono ; The truth of his tender words is o'er, ° And the mistletoe now is prized no more. His vows of love, I have put them by In the haunted rooms of memory ; And Time shall drown in his ceaseless flow The tears that fell on the mistletoe.
THE "BELLS ACROSS THE SNOW." [Newspaper Article] — The Grenfell Record and Lachlan District Advertiser — 22 December 1877
? THIS ff BELLS ACROSS THE SNOW.' D. Christmas, merry Christmas, Is it roally come again, With its memories and grcotings, ? - With its joy and with its pain i There's a minor in the carol, And a shadow in the light, ..And a spray of cypress twining With tho holly wreath to-night. , And the hush is novor broken l-y laughter light and low, . . . ^ As we listen in tho starlight To the ' bells across tho snow.' 0 Christmas, merry Christmas ! 'Tis not bo very long Since other voices blended In tlie envoi and the song ! ~ If we could but hear them singing: ? ? . As they aro singing now, , ' .1 ?/. , If we could but see the shining. — Of the crown 011 each dear brow, There would bo no sigh to smother, - No hidden tear to flow, As we listen in tho starlight, To tho ' bolls across the snow.' ' O Christmas, merry Christmas, — This it nevermore can be ; We cannot bring again the days Of our unshadowed glee. ? But Christmas, happy Christmas, SweeJ. herald of goodwill, With holy songs of glory ...
CATHOLIC. CHRISTMAS STATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Grenfell Record and Lachlan District Advertiser — 22 December 1877
OATHOLtO. ? Christmas Stations. Goolagong schoolhouse. — Sunday, Dec. 23. ? . Tinpot — Mr. A. Wood's, Monday, Doc. 24th. Grenfell- -Christmas Day; Mass 8 and 11 o'clock. Oma Creek- Mr. John Byrne's—1 Thursday, ?Dec 27th. ' ? r ?? ? ? ; i!.- -? ;--??? Red Creek — Mrs.1 Konny's,: Friday, Dec; 28th. : ; Tinpot— Mrs. Iladcroft's, Saturday, Dec. - 29tli; Cjrenfoll — Sunday, Dec. 30. ^ i;, . - Morriganowry— Mr. G., Grant's, Tuesday, Jan. I lst.j Morriganowry— Mr. A. 'Uonnessy's, Wednes day, Jail. 2nd. - , Back Creek— Mr. Connell's, Thursday; Jan 3rd. J ; Bumbaldry— Mr. Watts, Friday, Jan, 4th. Crowther Creek,— Mr. Woodbridge'B, Tuesday, Jan. 1st. Wombat — Sunday, Jan. 0th. SV.Tumbletoii— Mr. Jenkins, Monday, Jan. 7 th. v, ;Npar,^Vombat— Jlr. Pegram's, Tuesday, Jan. 8th. , r ? NuJjba — -Mr. J. Dacey's, Wednesday, Jan. Wallendbenn— Mr. Mulcahy's, ' Thursday, Jan. LOth, Baok Creole— Mr. Well's, Friday, Jan. 11th: ; Burrangong ? Creek— Mr. - Croigh ton's; Friday ; Jan. 11th.' . _ ' ' . Jerryb...
Latest English News. London, November 30. [Newspaper Article] — The Grenfell Record and Lachlan District Advertiser — 22 December 1877
v latest English lews. [suoit tub hi; Hi li) 'a telkquajis] London, November 30. Sulienian Pasha states that tho Russian loss at Godilcri, on Tuesday last, was 2000, and that the Turkish loss was 900. A telegram in tho Times, to-day, hints that the Russians aro coming to tho conclusion that Plevna will hold out. Tho British Mediterranean float lias been ordsred to remain during the winter in Bessika Bay. . Petitions aro being signed throughout France in favour of an immediate congress of both Chambers, to consider tho crisis. Capital punishmoni has beon abolished in Italy. . London, Dec. 12. Plevna surrendered after severe fighting, and the garrison had been reduccd to starvation. Osman Pasha was wounded in the last attempt of his troops to break through the Russian lines. , 40,000 prisoners were taken, including 20,000 sick ; and wounded ; also, 400 cannon. The Turkish loss on Monday w as 10,000. The . Russian loss is unknown. The Czar placod Lis: own carriage and escort at the dis...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Grenfell Record and Lachlan District Advertiser — 22 December 1877
1 WHOLESALE & RETAIL GROCERS, Bmpmi, aad Ireaaeagsss, , SSSgfil SfBlE'Ts SiBEHFHIelix, A large Assortment of Sew and SeasonaWe DRAPERY, BOO I S AND SHOES OF EVERY DESCRIPTION/ Every requisite for Shearing-. BRUSHES, PAINTS, OILS, AND COLOURS GALVANIZED IRON, All Lengths ? , Samsoa's Oval Fonco 'Wire, Carpenter's Tools, Scjws, Loots, Eiagoa Sashes, Doors, Pine Boards, Portland Cement. : Also, A Large Stock of Ironmongery, & American Goods (Our own Importation.) ' i Highest Price paid Cor WOOL, and all other Colonial Produce. HILL, HALLS,' sT ALLE 1ST, 'Wine, Spirit, & General Produce Merchants. CtEESFEII BOXIIfi-DAY EACES. Wednesday, Dec. 26th. J UDGIS- - .RALPH HALLS, EfQ., J.r. ? ? bTBWAIlDS '? — Messrs. ? Messrs. R M. VAUGHN D, J. NEWTON JOSEPH RICH KOBE LIT I1ILL FKANK ALLEN , P. DAVOllEN MAIDEN PLATE of 8 s.ivs, with a sweep of 5s each, for all starters ; second hoi so to receive tho sweep ; for all horses that have never won an ^advertised prize exceedin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Grenfell Record and Lachlan District Advertiser — 22 December 1877
GRENFELL. — Impounded at Grenfell; on 17th Decembor, from Seven-Mile, ? by Mr. A M'Grath — . Yellow-bay mare, fW (tho f reversed) ovor E near shoulder, like J off shouldor, aged, 14 hands ; sum due at date of notice, 10s 6d If not released, will bo sold 011 10th Jaiiuarv 1877. 1 ; PBELIMINAliY NOTICK. A TEA MSETXNS AND | MUSICAL, LITERARY, -fc PICTORIAL j ENTERTAINMENT, i CE URC ff ^o'i' ° AY; L ' I* A'/)3 TEMPER -( A7 CE SOCIETY, ' Will bo held in tho Tompe.-ance Hall, on or about the .iOth January j 1G7S, F. S WILSON, President. J. . Hi ALL, fj'on. Sue.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Grenfell Record and Lachlan District Advertiser — 22 December 1877
rMoRE than fifty generations have come and gone since tho plains of Bethlehem were radiant with heavenly glory, an'l the awe struck sbopherds heard the angelic song of ' Glory to God in the highest, on earth peace, goodwill to men.' Through all subse quent ages, even the darkest, have men rejoiced in that light, and amongst the din of arms have the echoes of that song been heard. Genius, in its manifold forms, has gained new information from the wondrous theme. Painting, music, eloquence, poetry, have come with the shepherds and the magi, to y a ib, and wonder, and adore, at tho shrine of the incarnate God, and to lay their offerings at his feet. , - ? '-. A ? ? : . ? Christmas i3-once more with us, and we welcome .with gladness the : returning ? ? season of peace and joy to one and all, in 'every, age and position of. life. The- 'simple' word ' Christmas ' has a charm peculiar to itself. The memories of childhood cling round it, the recolleotioDS of days long ago, the faded and fad...
ENCLOSING OF LAND ON GOLD-FIELDS [Newspaper Article] — The Grenfell Record and Lachlan District Advertiser — 22 December 1877
ENCLOSING OF LAND ON GOLD-FIELDS lUK following is a copy of memorial (and the reply thereto) addressed to the Hon. E. A. B.aker, upon the above subject Grenfell, lltli Dec., 1877. .- The Hon. E. A. Baker, Minister for Lands. - ':^ea*vSiiVrt\VQ have, the honor of congratu lating you-oh tho position which you now hold, and aro very sorry thufc the Legislature have maeri so easily gnHed by empty twaddle to pass the vote of censure on the Ministry to which you have the lienor of belonging. We ' trust, however, that the time is not far'disfcanfc when you will be again called upon to fill the honor able and responsible position which you now ?hold. We have, however, to bring under your personal and prompt attention a wrong, which, it allowed to proceed, must of necessity ruin the whole of our town (as well as many other towns) whicli have sprung up from old gold iioUis such as ours. We refer to the arbitrary nniiute with reference to tho two-acre blocks under tlie improvement purchase cla...