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"A Dear Luxury." [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 August 1881
"A Dear Luxury." TOD pounds a day is not bad wages for a cook. Yet such a sum it has cost Mr. Fry for the luxury of badly cooked viotuals. It appears that in March last Mr. Fry's agent in Sydney advertised for and engaged a female cook, who was supposed to bene plus, vltra in the kitchen, and the wages were fixed at thirty shillings a week, and travel ling expenses. The engagement was for three months, and our townsman was con gratulated upon having secured the services of such a gem. She arrived, and at once set to work. day, however, the boarders dinner looked at one another, but none were particularly hungry, and the consumption of food that day was not large. Each successive day was marked by the same reluctance to partake of the joints and made dishes, and this being noticeable to both Mr. and Mrs. Fry it gave them great uneasiness. At length, on the fifth day, Mrs. Fry told her that she was no cook, and would not suit. She appealed to " the master," and finally proposed to ret...
Mount Browne. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 August 1881
Mount Browne. A. telegram to the Sydney Herald, dated Saturday, saysThe population at the diggings is increasing. Sixty minors' rights were issued last week. Good order prevails. OonBtable Birkensbaw reports that gold has been discovered by Garrot and party at the Two-mile, by sinking through what was formerly considered the bottom, they' having come on a rich cement wash. Out of one dish 2 dwta. were obtained.; The oernent will have to be orushed before it can be washed. There is about nine inches of washdirt. The sinking is 5 feet. Gold is plainly to be seen in all the dirt. - The ad joining olaim bottomed to-day, also on good gold. The flat is all pegged out, and several shafts are beiag sUDk,; It is now believed that this is ,a rioh lead. The, want of; water, is greatly felt, the nearest being five miles ftWBV. - '
Strange Freaks of a Cow. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 August 1881
Strange Freaks of a Cow. Moat of us are fairly acquainted, with the proverbial ostrich's digestion, but few would expect the following gastronomic abilities on the part of a humble dairy cow, that for a long time has been in the habit of graz ing on the green flat at the rear of St. John's Oburch of England, Lako Maequaria Road. In mentioning the circumstance, readers may rest assured that the incident is actual fact, and not based on hearsay. On Thurs day afternoon a resident thereabouts, who bad from time to time missed small articles of clothes from the lines, went out to see how ber morning's " washing" was getting on. Picture " the expression of ber eyes" on seeing the cow alluded to quietly ewollowing a pair of useful female integu ments, and then commence upon a night gown which hung upon a line. It is need less to say that futhor indulgence was very speedily oheoked, and the animal, driven off. How these nether garments digested remains an open question, but that they were c...
Degradation and Destitution. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 August 1881
Degradation and Destitution.' The following sad Btory is related in tho Bnthurst Froa Press!:-On Monday morning last a man made application1 to the police magistrate foraBsis'anoe in a great difficulty. Hjs story was a pitiful' one. He had only been released from gaol a day or two pre viously, after serving a sentence for embezzle ment; and when he1 joined his wife in tho house which she had succeeded in beeping together ..during- li6r, partner's trouble, he found hia child' Biok unto death with diph theria. The little one died shortlyi after wards, and the bereaved parents hjad. no means to pay far the burial of the body. ' 1^ this;?extremity be; applied: to the policy magistrate, and obtoiped an order for tfie buiial of tha" dead child,"/ 't, t«
Extraordinary Outrage. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 August 1881
, Extraordinary Outrage, i ' The Albury Banner states that a strange case of attempted assault upon a looal pub lican occurred on Thursday, '21st July, at Walbtmdrie, tlie intended viotim being Mr. P. Birtles. . Mr; Birtles, it appears, bad closed bis; house late on Friday evening, when his attention was attraoted by some one outside oalling out to him. In answer to the, summons be. went to the door and opened it.' Looking .out he .could see nobody, but he was snluted with a shower of heary stones, evidently aimed at his head. Fortunately the throwers wert' not particularly good marksmen, for b»d any of the missiles taken effeot, ap they /ware meant to do, Mr. Bir'les would no doubt have been seriuusly injured, So far, no oljie has been obtained likely to sheet home the offenoe to the perpetrators of this cowardly outrage.' r J
GOULBURN POLICE COURT. MONDAY, AUGUST 1. Before Messrs. H. H. Voss, A. S. Chisholm, W. Conolly, and Captain Rossi. DRUNK. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 2 August 1881
GOULBURN POLICE COURT. MONDAY, AUGUST 1. Before Messrs. H. H. Voss, A. S. Cliisholm, W. Oonolly, and Captain Rossi. DRUNK. Henry Coghill pleaded guilty to tlio charge of having been drunk ; and was fined 20/-, or 7.days' imprisonment. ASSAULT. Nicholls v. Belgrove.-Robert Belgrove was charged with having assaulted Thomas Nicholls on the 27th ultimo. Plea, not guilty. Mr. Betts for complainant, and Mr. Davidson for defendant. Thomas Nicholls, the complainant, de &nbsp; posed : I saw defendant at Towrang on the 27th last month ; he came to where I was and asked me if I put his name in the paper, that he was residing with Jane Woodward ; I said I did not; he said I was a b--liar, and struck me on the back of the head and knocked me down ; I cannot say if he gave me more than one blow ; I did not give him any more provocation; nothing else hap pened on that day ; my brother was present, but no one else. By Mr. Davidson : I did not give him any more provocation on that day; he ca...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
T T X TBY THE MOGUL MIXTURE, . 2s., per lb., * -TO BE HAD OinLY \ \ " '-i, - ATi i "j i » . 1; y "McENCROE'S; Wanted to Itctit, MTirnril or without Right of Purchase' VV id llio Qaiiiiliii; District, a HOUSI5, with n curiHidemhlo area of Lr\KD ATTACHED. Address, with parlic'u.ar., to WM. H. CHRISTIE. Surveyor, P.O., Gunning. F«r Sale, FIRST PRIZE CANARIES. D. CLEARY, Goulburn. Money &ent ON all Itiu^ls of PORTABLE PROPERTY, and on FURNITURE witlu.ut removal. CST llills Discounteti. W. A. EVANS, Aubum-slreot, Goulburn. GOVERNMENT VACCINATION. J>r. Gentle or Br. Morton WILL VACCINATE at LAWLISS'S HOTEL. Gunning, ou FRIDAY, 5th INSTANT, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. XiriKgnn-On FRIDAY, 12m INSTANT, at MCOUKMAOK'S, from 10 to lla.ui,; O'BRIEN'S, from 11 to 12; HOGAN'S, from 1 to 2 p.m.; VARD«"8, at hiilf-past 8 p.m. S»eeSwoo«l-SATURDAY, 13T INSTANT, nt 10 a.m. Independent Order of Oddfellows. A MEETING will take place at the BHKHIVR HOTEL TO-NIGHT (WEDNESDAY), ut 7.30. to OPEN A BRA...
NEWS and NOTES. "Brief, then; and what's the news!"—King John. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
NEWS and NOTES. "Urlef, tliun i nud wliat'n Oie newt V'-King JuH There are 21 cases of'small-pox at quaran tine. Mr. Edward O'Mara, J.P., of Tumut, is dead. A' Farmers' Union has been formed at Albury. . The new Dean of Westminster is n High Churchmau. Wood, the photographer, will be in Yass on Friday next. Colonel Anderson, of Victoria, is in a bad state ofheal th. One of the proprietors of the Yass Tribune keeps a store at Old Jnnee. The Ameer of Afghanistan is threatened with extinction by Ayoub Khan. The prospectus of the Adelaide Town and Country Bank has been published. Capital £100,000. " O put not your trust in princes," was sung, at St. Andrew's Cathedral on Sunday morning. All the water used ou board the squadron for drinking and cooking purposes is con densed from sea-water. General Sir Duncan Macgregor, IC.C.B., died on Juno 8, in his 95th year. His oldest son' is John Macgregor, the famous canonist. Assaults on Chinese continue. Charles McGrath, a Sydnev larrikin, was f...
YASS NEWS. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
YASS'.NEWS. t (FROM OunCqritiiiaFONDENT,) FOOTBALL MATOH-YASS V. BUKWOOD. A football match between these twoiolubs came oil at Sampson's.paddock on last Mon day, the lot of (August.; Tbelmatob opened at half-past 3 o'olook,!nnd shortly after that time there were about -300 persons on > the ground, most of whom* werei ladies from North Yaas,,. I also noticed. on* the ground .the oarriftges of Mr. Leopold, Yates,iP.M., Mri J. Terry, and , several,/others. - The greatest interest.seemed,to have been taken in ihe game. jThe names of the. visiting olub''were-W.: Eoblierds .(oaptain',' and quarter back) B. Robbords (half-baok), P. Campbell (half back), W. Jones (quarter bnok), H. Dawson- (full- -book), arid.-nil of the following1 were forwards-A.;MoLean, , Ei Pell} A. Antill, A. McOlotohie, 'T. \ Moriartyj W."HolliDg8hehd,vA.';Dran8fieldf H. Rioh, R. Poslerand, and A^Jacob.'L Th'o A Yassi team , consisted rofa Hu S.1,;;Godfrey (captain and- quarter, back),- G. Smith and W. Howard (half...
GURRUNDAH. (From an occasional correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
GUllEUNDAH. (From an occntionul correspondent,) " Off to Gurrundah " was tlie watoUwo^ ' when- the wallaby drive was on, at Mr. R. Glanvillo's, of Prario Valley, near that plaoo. Asl never had the pleasure of being at any of those driveB, I thought I would avail my self of the opportunity of visiting the one advertised to come off on Saturday, '23id July. I arrived at Mr. Glanville's. home stead (where the meet had been appointed to take place) at about half-past nine a.m;, and, notwithstanding that Mr. Jupiter JPlu yius was rather busy on the previous night, a good many sportsmen had1 already mus tered to put an end to some of the marsupial tribe. I hotioed that my friend, young 'f Eambler,"'was not in the crowd, aud also that your worthy correspondent'was absent; (he is suffering from trumway on the brain); so I -take the liberty of furnishing you with t'he following particulars of the day's sport, whioh was totally carried out under the im proved scale. Alter taking some refresh ...
GOULBURN SMALL DEBTS COURT. TUESDAY, AUGUST 2ND. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
GOULBUttN SMALL DEBTS COURT.; ?TUESDAT, . AUGUST ;2ND. ' Boforo Messrs. H. H. Yoss, and A. Gibson.1: la &lt; The following small debt a . oases. wera disposed of, tho undofondod claims, being first in order : 0. O'Lsitry v.: Dewire-r-olnim, £5 11/2 for goods sold and'deliverod'^: Mr. Botts for plaintiff. Verdiot for the amount of claim,' and 7/- costs. - - ' > ' C. 0'Lnary. y.:Jonos~oIaimj £5 8/10 for goods sold and:, delivered. Mri' Betts for' plnimiff. Yerdiot for the.amount of olaim,1: and 14/- costs. . , - " \ \ Neilaon >v. T.' W. Pliilpot.f-Oloim for .14/3; Mr.'I)avidsdn?f6r. plaintiff. Verdiot'' for amount'of claim, with 4/-.costs;. .. ; NeilsonaiV/iWeuth^rby.-^OIaim. for - £2 /j/ll. B^r.'.Davidapnfor,p!aintiiJ. :yerdiot for amount of olaim,iwith)'l/- cqsts. / M' ? (Drozier v;Mfs.'iDaloy.~iGlai|n for!i£2 0/4;; Vordiot 'for amount; olaimVd, with'6/£o&lt;w»ts.fi James J"e8SEp;vi Tommy; Lee'(Okinamiin). -Claimfor'-'£2 -i7/,Vfor? goods/' 8old'; ,and d'elivoi:...
Southern Daily Argus. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING Truth, ever lovely since the world began, The [?] of tyrants and the friend of man.—campell. GOULBURN: WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3. WATER RESERVOIRS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
rgtts. I->TJBLXSX-IED '.EyEIiY MOENINa Truth, evorlovoly «inoe thd world began, ? Tho foe ofiyrauts an&tlie frlend ofiman.-Campbell, GOULBURN:' WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3. ? WATER RESERVOIRS. "Whilst tho: Australian oolonies possess )many,advaxitag68>'in a natural point of view over other portions of-tho earth, there are 'nevertheless someshortcomings'.which inter fere" with the growth of our prosperity, and retard the dbvelopiement of'our resources, whether/; mineral!: or agricultural. Clhief amongst" these-is*..the inadequacy of our ?water supply to existing wants." In tho west - and north of'this large country, the neoessity "of this'important element is more pressingly jjelt than in'.the southern and eastern por tions,' but yet in every plaoe there is experi i Ghee* more - or .less, of anxiety in oonneo tion with the supply of water, as well for the . purposes .bfr.domo'stio use; as for the proper' workiqg.; ofj . agricultural , undertakings.; ' oH'enqe.'itihaSibeoomo: ne...
Singular Suicide. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
Singular Suicide. , About 7 o'clock ^on Saturday morning a man, whoso name is unknown, was found ,(says the. Melbourne Argua) suspended by a strap round his neck to a tree in the1 Mel bourne Treasury Gardens. Hois described as about 40 or 45. .roars of age, 5 feot 6 inolies in height, medium, build, dark brown hair and' whiskers,. turning grey, and* was dressed in sao coat, twead trousers and vest, bluoher boots, and soft block felt hat. In his pooket was found a, piece of paper, on which, was written in pencilMy health. i is gone, my money is gone, so I must go to try I lie next state ; . ibis hns.become too hard, i Now for tho mystery of future-reward, or l punishment, or annihilation. I believe in | the latter.; I have abstained from' food since Mond»y night, thinking by that means twoi ,bottle» of sohlorodyne should effeot the pur po'se;To M.-The ohlorodyne: did:not aot. I took the two bottles Wednesday'night; it' made me very ill.. must try something' else now." On one side of ...
LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. High-class Photography. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS., High-class Photography. Mr. Beaumont;, manager for the'celebrated photographic artist, Mr, Wood, Bfter a deservedly successful season in Goulburn, will proceed to Yasa to-morrow. During his stay liore he did a good business, and turned out excellent pictures j and those of our Yass friends who desire to " preserve tli©' shadow ere the substance fade,"' will now have an opportunity of doing ao -which seldom preaents itself in tlie country districts of the colony. . &lt;
Reform in Gas. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
Reform in Gas. The application in Viotoria of the Dixon [Company for letters patent [for themanufaa ' ture of an improved gas, with nil apparatus, > and the method employed, was grantod,ye8 terday, .after'full inquiries had been insti tuted by the Patent' Department. The launching, into practical work of this com pany i« looked forward to with great'interest, it being olnimed by Mr. Dixon, the origi nator of the: company, that the gas-is fur superior'to that obtained from ooal, and it oan bo supplied by his process at leBS than one-half the cost. The experts appointed by the Patent Department reported that they had witnessed the actual process,' which was in no way dangerous to life or health. Tho Sydney patent has also boen granted, after having boon referred to a Government Board, consisting of Messrs. Barnet and Graeknell.
Goulburn Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
Goulburn Hospital. : At a sppcial mQBting oallod by the secre tary and liold on the 1st instant it- was deoided'tb proceed with the fever ward, and that the, enlargement of the hospital be postponed ; also that a shed bo erected for keopiDff tools and fumigating patients clothes. .'/ t : r'
Small-Pox. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
Small-Pox." , Small-pox has madu its appenrnnoe in a house near the Oamtillia Grova Hotel, be tween Maodonaliitown and Alexandria. The patient is a young man named 0-aorge Parks, aged 20 years, who, with his sister, lodgns with a Mr. Turner. Besides the- three persons named, the house is occupied by Mrs. Turner and five children.' Parks has been ill for some days, and when ha was visited by Dr. Duigan on Monday, that gentleman found that lie was suffering from small-pox. . A supposed case of small-pox also exists in Baker's-lane, off Bailiurst street. Tho patient is a boy 4 years old. The house in wbicli he resides has beoa I temporarily quarantined.
Public School Examination. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
Public School Examination. At the reoont Publio sohool examination thefollowing young Indies were the successful candidates for the position of female pupil teaobers Missos Ward, Blaokehaw, and Jessep, all of whom; have been - trained nt the Goulburn Publio sohool. Tiie» result of examinations for toaohors is not yet known.
A Woman's Hardship. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
' A Woman's Hardship. , , A, woman is now- in the pteolong1 gaol; who,- if her- account vbe true, has shown romarkable oudurnnoe. Some time since'a report was spread 'that a half inaked and half starved woman was wandering? in (lxa Otway Ranges, a . thickly, timbered region on the ooast.; i;She swas; hunted down and brought before the Oolao Bench, who sent her ' to tlie gaol to" recover.- - Sho -stated, when,; she; had;. recovered, a. -little, that her husband ,haddeserte$ \ her ?' in Mel bourne,-' and ,'- she- .'wentoff . aftep him on/fop^to^^BeeohWortb^whioh^is'.'iyo mjles from the city.,There she learned lie was in the western'dislriot and "she ,walked to Lorns', oyeri 300; mile's; from iV^eeoJiwprthi'. by the route 'she^topk/ 'Not;finding tho truant, sbp'-beoome^a. li,ttle out, off her ,'mind (.and trav^ollodii^rthe^fo'rest, L8lpeping.,in;tr,e8 ojand'! eaiinglrootst/briwh'atererfoh'an^ nmtov - tv The Retirement of Mr. Duncan. Wo (Sydney Herald) have been requested to--.publish t...
The Drama. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
The Drama. Miss Clara Stephenson's, dramatic com pany appeared at the Mechanics' Institute on Monday night' to an excellent house. The performance commenced with a sensa tional drama, in tbree'acts, entitled The Little Detective, played for the first time before a Goulburn audience. The drama was put on the stage in a style that speaks volumes for the management, the scenery being good, and; the'whole of the performers displaying 'good," histrionic ability. ' Olara StephenBon, , who assumed five different characters,' viz., Florence Langton, Grizzle Ghitteridge, Mrs. Gammage, Harry Racket, and Bnrney O'Brien, oreated muoli merri ment, eapeoinlly in, the, part of Grizzle Gut ?terige, ^'Somersetshire lass, the house being kept in roars of laughter. "? The other per formers were well up ia.,lheir^respeotive. 'parts, and- it ?wis -a noticeable feature 'that ; the prompter's... voice was, seldom .heard. Mr. Harry Leston, as a German sharper, created a gr,eat deal ot amusement; Mr. H. Sav...