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Rifle Shooting. A TRYING DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 25 January 1909
Rifle Shooting. 1 ? i : A TRYING DAY. f Only enthusiasts could have freed the I bleak storm of Saturday to indulge in | rifle practice, and it speaks volumes for | their interest in the sport that seven | Civilians, two Volunteers, and three % Senior Cadets mustered at the range. I The Civs, were engaged at 700 and .800 1 yards, and some of them fired in sleety I rain and a tempestuous wind at the first 1 MnrrA A fr cprnn/l a ? **«. tuv WWN.VSUW *-vjuuiuuns p; were somewhat modified, but nevertbe- If less unpleasant. The shooting as a con- S sequence was hardly up to the standard. % }. Bartlett, however, was in great form at |f the long range, and brought the bull's 1 eye disc up with six out of his seven I shots. The other was a good ' wind' | shot — a magpie. Arthur Cutler's 30 jf was also a fine shoot, but going on for I another seven rounds he improved on I that by four points, getting six bull's and 1 an inner. | The Volunteers and Senior Cadets || fired at 500 and 600 yards, a...
HULL TRADE AND AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 25 January 1909
HULL TRADE AND AUSTRALIA. | The question of Australian trade with | Hull by direct steamers came beforo | the Hull Chamber of Commerce and | Shipping on Monday, and a resolution | was unanimously passed to the offcct | that the Chamber was of opinion i» | view of the fact that. Hull served » k population of over 10,000,000: 'That ttio ^ time had come for the port to have s direct and regular lino of fast frelgW steamers from Australia, with refrigof ating accommodation.' The Presided said that he was given to undersla'^ that tho Australian Government ' 'was r, very much inclined to assist any steam /? ship company that would run a direct j,3 lino from Australia to Hull. , |j
CRICKET. N.S.W. v. VICTORIA. HOME TEAM'S GOOD START. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 25 January 1909
CRICKET. . N.S.W. v. VICTORIA. ' HOME TEAM'S GOOD START. The Interstate match between N.S.W. and Victoria commenced on the Sydney Cricket Ground yesterday, the after noon's play giving to the S000 specta tors a fiue batting display by the home team. Hopkins and Bardsley opened the inn ings, and runs came at a rapid rate. Hopkins was first to go, and Noble partnered Bardsley. The pair defied the bowling, until nearly ! the ? drawing Of stumps. At that stage Ransford was tried as a last resoVt and he ' succeeded 'in getting: rid of - Bardsley \ylien lie :had scored 192 by chanceless cricket. Cotter did not last long, and at drawing of stumps the score stood; at 365 for- the loss of three wickets. ? Scores: — N.S.W.— First innings. ?.-?«. ] Hopkins, c Horan, b Haaslitt .. -'?'o .-.r ;21 Bardsley, c and b Hansford ;. ... 192 Noble, not out .. ..' 127 Cotter, c Smith, b Armstrong... .. 13 Sundries .. .. .. 12 Three wickets for . . 366
SPORTING. THE TURF. A.J.C. RACES. Sydney, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 25 January 1909
SPORTING. THE TURF. ? A.J.C. RACES. ? . Sydney, Sunday. The Anniversary meeting of the A'.J.C. was commenced at Randwick yesterday. The weather was oppressive,, but the course was in beautiful order .and the ?attendance satisfactory. - 1 Results:— ' First Hurdle Race, 2 miles: 1 English, 9.0. 1. Mainspring, 10.0, 2: Ethos. 9.G, 3. Betting: Evens Mainspring; 7 to 4 English. Won by i lengths. ..Time, 2.48%. Trial Stakes,. 1 mile: Blue Garments, 7.9, 1; Metal King, 8.5, 2; Racia, 7.2, 3. Betting: 3 to 1 Chamade; 7 to 1 the winner. Won by 2 lengths Time, 1.42%. First Nursery Handicap, 4% furlongs: ! Maltha, 7.10, 1; Kuringai, 8.2, 2; Bon nie Wallace, 6.11, 3. Betting: 5 to 2 Miss Luna and Gravelotte; 10 to * the winner. Won by Ihalf a neck after a fast finish. Time, 5Stsecs. Challenge Stakes, 6 furlongs: Neith, 10.2, 1; Montcalm, 8.11, 2; Loyal Blue,; 0.12, 3. Betting: 2 to 1 Neith, 8 rto 1 nnrl Oiiooio'c flnlirf 10 to 12 trvl others. Neith went up to the leaders at three furlongs and c...
M.U.I.O.O.F. BATHURST DISTRICT MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 25 January 1909
M.U.hQ.O.F. I BATHURST DISTRICT MEETING. ^ crv fhir Renresentative.) ! 1 The annual confef ence of ? delegates , representing lodges in the Bathurst Dis-j trict was held at Dubbo 011 Wednesday, Thursday and Friday last, and was at tended by representatives of 31 lodges, while the Grand Master of the Order (Bro. Austin) was also present. Before the business was proceeded with, Bro. Stevens, P.D.G.M., asked- the d6lcg&t6s to welcome Grand Master Aus tin,, who briefly responded. ?Bro. W. J. Maunder then took the cbair, and after welcoming the delegates detailed the various visits made to lodges during the year, numbering in all 27. Reference was also made to the healthy state of the District Funeral i Fund, which has a credit balance of 1 £16,908 4s 6d, being an increase of £1253 13s 4d for the year, despite the fact that £750 had been paid away in funeral benefits. A hearty vote of thanks was tendered to Bro. Maunder for his address, and it .was resolved that it be printed in ...
LAGOON v. SL BAKNABAS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 25 January 1909
LAGOON v. Sr. BAKN ABAS'. These teams played a competition match on the Sports Ground, and re sulted in St. Barnabas' winning by an innings and 135 runs. Scores Lagoon — First inningo. J. Butler, c Barnes, b Pettit .. . . 6 G. Daymond, o Wicdridge, b Pettit- - . . 0 A. Shute, c and- b Pettit .. ... 0 W. Running, b Barnes . . , . . 0 A. Mendbam, c and b Barnes . . . . 2 C. McSpedden, b Barnes . . 4. J. Morgan, e Lindslej , b Barnes . ? .... ,2 J. McGratli, b Barnes. . .. ' .. 1 G. Morris, c Collier, b Barnes -9 P. Chapman, b Pettit.. 0 W, McSpedden, not ont 0 Sundries .. 10 Total .. .. ,. 34 Bowling : S. Pettit, 4 wickets fdfc 10 runs ; A. Barn3B. 6 for 14. Second innings. ? W. McSpedden, b Pettit . . . , 0 Morgan, b Kelly .. .. 0 Mendhara, b Kelly .. ... 17 Daymond, b Kelly .. .. ; 0 .Tones, b Pettit .. .. :''i. 0 Running, b Kelly .. :-3 Butler, b Kelly .. 13 Morris, not out .. .. . .. '12 Shute, b Kelly .. .. . .. 2 McSpedden, b Kelly . . 2 McGrath, run out .. . . J 0 Sundries .. ....
FATALITY AT BYNG. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 26 January 1909
FATALITY AT BYNG. The Orange police received, 011 Satur-. day, a report from Byng, near Orange, ' to the effect that Charles-Martin, who;' had a - contract for conveying '-rabbitS'i to market for trappers, was - driving 'along Guyqug^road when the whefcl'went into the gutter and overturned, tliev cart? falling 011 Martin and killing him,r'iu stantly. .
Sydney Wool Sales. Sydney Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 26 January 1909
Sydney Wool Sales. Sydney Monday., . , Messrs. Wir.chcombe Carson and. Co sold to day Moffatts,- Yarro.wyck, A'r- 1 midate, 13d ; VV. -Moffatt, Hill Gfove, | 1 2^d 5 Frederick Schrader, Walcha';*! Joseph Barton, Frogmorej 'Thomas 1 Armour, Yass, ; V. Belfield, Barraba^ i2d'; G. 'DuViSr- Murrumbate-. men j S. Belcheiy Reid!s Flat.;, W.. and F. Schrader, ? ' Wa'.cha ; ' John ..Horton, Wargiella, n;fd ;: Holding Bros ,.i}o.0k' ham ; James Foster, Walcha, n|^d ; Juheus ? Scherf, Emmavjlle; Duncan Ledgur, Yass, nd. , Scoured : Queensland, 2o^fd. 'The market was rather irregular lor, good wools, but superior an6' other grades were unchanged at best. rates of. last week. ? ?
A Bathurstian for Bisley. A SUGGESTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 26 January 1909
A Bathurstidn for Bisley. A SUGGESTION. (By 'Outsider.' The time for the holding of the rifle men's annual carnival at Bisley is not too far off for one to make some remarks that suggest themselves, in: view of the fact that the sending of a team to repre sent the Commonwealth has been effec tively blocked by the apathy of the., Federal authorities. It is. curious to note that whereas the Federal Ministers compute an increased military strength on the increase of members of Rifle (JIuds ana t^aaets, very muc cwuuuia^c ment is offered— in return for the interest displayed— by the same authorities. It has occurred to the writer that, hiving in Bathurst a Rifle Club that the Englishmen deemed, and proved, worthy of their best marksmanship, and one which numbers amongst its members one of the world's best riflemen, that possibly there might be ^Sufficient en thusiasm in the matter of the advertise ment of Bathurst left to make the idea ol a subscription' ^ send the best rifleman in otir...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 26 January 1909
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BUNDABURRA JACK. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 26 January 1909
BUND ABURRA JACK. The 'Forbes Times' tells the follow ! ing story anent Bundaburra Jack, who died in the Forbes Hospital last week: 'Bundaburra Jacky, claimed to be the oldest native on the Lachlan, died at Forbes last week. Jacky had a weak ness for the white man's fire-water and had so often been up. before Mr.' Sharpe, P.M., for drunkenness that ho (the P. M.) at length promised him: that any further offence .would lead to six months In ^Bathurst gaol. In- duo course Jaclcy naturally found his way into the dock onco more, and this was the conversa tion.- Leaning ovor the front of the dock with that utterly- dojected ? air which Jack knew so well how to as. sumo when catering, for sympathy, he listened to the P.M.'s '\Vell?' 'Well,' said Jack.'! 'I thought i told- you that ?f you came here again I'd send you to Bathurst,' said the P.M.- 'Yes, 'but I'm not guilty,' said Jack. 'The police say you were drink,' said the P.M., 'you must go to Bathurst for six months.' 'Six months!' sai...
METHOD OF PAYMENT FOR CREAM. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 26 January 1909
METHOD OF PAYMENT FOR CREAM. .: Tho ? attention of the ' Department '? of Agriculture has been drawn'by its dairy inspectors to tho. 'Pernicious system of payment for cream adopted.' -by some butter factories. The-^practico is to reduce tho test of suppliers' cream by 2 or 3 per cent.,^and' then- compute, f rom tho chart issued by ' the Government Dairy Expert, tlio quantity of butter to be paid for on the lower basis. A good price is then paid on. the 'smaller quan tity, thus making it appear to tihe dairy farmers: that thoiiv'cream is . first-class, whereas a .second,?, class price is really obtained for the imtter.' - ? For example, 20001b. butter liny b'e manufactured on a certain day, 'yet only l,S501b. would bw paid for, 'tliat ' being the quantity produced according' to the chart, i.e., after deducting the two or three per ccnt. already referred to. ? -A high price is however, , given 'for'-the latter quan tity, so that, 'although' tho suppliers may not suffer much pecuniary ...