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Mining Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
Mining- Intelligence.,, ... 'Morrison's coaoh arrived at Wiloannia on Monday from the Mount Browne diggings,: It is reported;on reliable authority that' at Surface Hill, two miles and a-half from the Granite Rush, prospects ; have been; got a pound weight to:tbo dish; and SO oz. to the ;load, the sinking being 14 feet. " Tbo news is expeotedi'to; bo oonfir'ined. by the mail,' which has not:yet arrived, Over 200 oz. of gold w«ro delivered in Wilcannia on.Mondny night.; A^esoort is much noedud, and the Go-; vernment.should at onco sHoure a wator sup 1 ply before the summer sets in.-Brown and Taylor, the 'pmpsbtora at Lower.: Taruutta, Adwlong,^struck gold, one mile from the r«efs no-w, working. ;Mhe'y bave applied for 'a prospooting' area.'m Minah»m,; the luolty digger at Turcutta, crushed stone a few weeks bank, at Taroutfa; which went under* the ounce. Last week a trial orushing to test tho.stone,,went*'throe; ounces. Souao stone from Elliot's padd'ook at; Mount Adrab hns boon broug...
MASS WILL BE CELEBRATED AT— GOULBURN DISTRICT. SUNDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
JUSS WILL Mi ORhKiillA TUP XT GOULBURN-DISTRICT. SPMPAV. v ; August 7.- Grabben Gullen -Sjriug Yalloy OroadBlbano. YAB8 MISSION. Gundsroo, Sunday, August 7. . - CONFIRMATION*. 1 Wagga Wogga August 28 .Hay September4 Deailiquin September 11 Albury,,'..,,..September 18 Adelong' ..September 25 Tumut .October 2 Temora.,^.Ootober 10 G^oufell ,,, October H Goolagong October 16 Burrown ?«, October 23 Frogmoro October 25 Ybss..October 30 BlessPresbytory Ten Mile, September 21 BJess Ohurob atTeinora, October 9 Bless CburcU ut Goolagong, ,October 10.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
IE. IF. 3LOTTGKE3I, (j ESKnBMAffi STCMilBICJSESPEK, AUCTIONEER, STOCK, STATION, COMMISSION AND CSEWERAH. IGEWJf, VICTORIA HOUSE, CRAWFORD STKKET, QUE A NJJE YA If. V SALES conducted In nil pints of the district. Account Sales promptly rendered. Sydney Agouti)-Messrs. HARRISON', JONES, »nd DEVLIN. J: SUPERIOR PHOTOGRAPHY. Per DOZEN. RUDOLPH GASPERS. BRIDGE HOTEL, Consult OF AUBURN akd GOLDSMITH STREETS, THE undersigned having taken the above IIolcl. deBiros to acquaint tlio public nf Gttulburu *nd IliH Burronnding District* tlut any person giring him n call will find the BEST ACCOMMO DATION, . REASONABLE CHARGES, GOOD BEDS, and the BEST BRANDS OF LIQUOR procurable iu tho markat; and GOOD SOUND FORAGE. J. BOND, B. CRAIG (THE UifDEnTAKEii'B SON), AUCTIONEER, HOUSE, LAND, & COM MISSION AGENT, ' ? SLOANE-STKEET, UOULBURN. CHEAP FUNERAL: ESTABLISHMENT SLOAN E-STREET, GOULBURN. Established *10 Years. PH.SONS who wish to have FUNERALS! conducted at ft LOW COST, yet in a res pectnblo...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
WE-Eisir/y- cAx.Eyro-A.it- !; ';y 'fay of Wool;. SUNDAY Monday : Tuesday Wednesday. Thursday.'..' Friday ... ' Saturday. . . D«y of Month.. July 31 Aug. 1 2 8 4. ' G rf 0, 6)65 C Gl, 0 C3 6 C2'&lt; .G SI,. C.CO 0 GO G 18; G IS, G 19 6 20 iff- aL ;fi 21. 5 22 ^MOON'S PHASE. Firel jQunrter,'August 3rd,'2.47 p.m.
COMMERCIAL. FARM PRODUCER. SYENEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
COMMERCIAL. .FAUM: 'PKODUCJE. * , ' SYENEV, Monday. At the'Darling-Har b our railway terminus tbismorning, thfere was only a short supply of. forage and produce'forward from the various stations oa the,Western and Southern linos of rail, The'market opened rather dull to-day. ? Oaten hay, injtrusB, 4/5 ; in bundles, 4/1 to 4/7 per owt; nonie offering in bale j luoerne htiy, in truss, 2/ll per owt; straw, - in - bale; gpbdj,clean lots,, from 2/3 to 2/6; in bundles 2/&to2/9 per 'owt'; oat'ari ohaJT, in bale, 4/5; mixed sacpples, 3/3 to 4/4 per owt; wheatea androateo.(bay, in bundle,: 3/11 to 4/7 ; in sheaves,t 2/il j ,potatoes, 3/6 to 4/9 ; and swede turnipB,'2/4 per'bwt, bags inclusive ; pumpkin^,J3/S£ per doipn. , . " , 4jOnthe.w;]iarvps to-day prime green lucerne is selling'at'^3,tol i3l'5/-per ton.: Business very,.dull. v,;Maize, .2/8 to 2/9 .. oats, 3/- per bushel t Now Zoaland potatoes, £3 10/-; to £3 15 ;. Oiroular Head' do, £4 15/- por ton ; Viotorian'ouions, £11; do,- ...
Excursion Trains. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
Excursion Trains. - ;A .deputation, consisting. of.,tho Hon. F. B. Suitor, tho;Hon. W. H. Suttor, Mr. Webb,. M.L.A., thoMayor of \Batburst, and-' other gentlemen,' waited . upon\ the &lt; Minister5 for Works, on r Friday., morning,: to urge the hoi", -gentleman to cause the'excursiou trains, which ran to Lithgowv. to^ proceed as, far os Bathur'st. They pointed out that'th'e district ?wasan attraotivo and populous 0110 andrthdt the trains would ... probably be largely patronized;; They also dosire the hon. geutle man to 'cause^- the'.Bntlmrot, wator supply sdhdmo-Jto " bo iprdceoded1'.' with; " 'It. had ;«lf ready been repo'rtodP'ori'by Mr. MoriartyJ the 'Engrinepr-in-Gliief,, .fiThe ''residents were, very anxionsc;about ;!the'imatteiv and the municipality wore' prepared to undertake the payment of tho:intBre8t'with which the york j woiikl:. boi ch>iygoablo. y. Mr;;. 'Lackey ropliodithat.this was not .the first'.time ap plications ' liad beon'Jma'do" lor ' a "tourists' tra...
The Murders in the South Seas. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
The Murders in the, South Seas. ' By the arrival of H.M. gunboat Beagle at Oooktown, on Saturday, we learn, that the news of the tnurder of Air. Keinsmitb, o German naturalist, Iris two assistants, and the Hon. Mr, Ljttleton, are confirmed, the latter case being a most deliberate aud un provoked 'murder. Commander Eomillp, Deputy Commissioner in the Pa'oifio, sent H.M. schooners Beagle and Sandfly at once to the scene of the murders at Now Britain. The -sorub was s very dense, but with the. .assistance of some friendly natives," three of the, murderers \vere shot. A fourth native, implicated! escaped. Commissioner Romilly arrived:at Oooktown in the Beagle and pro-: coeds to Sydney.
A Young Hermit. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
:.; A Young Hermit. : A gentleman who was.in Ballarat on Saturday informed the , Ballarat ' Oouribr tliat'he visited the homo of the" wild man " of Mount Golo during the ; week. '. Ho found.thu hermit, as the wild .man is called, living in a smnll cave in Mount Cole, about four miles from Buangor. The cave is very small, and is saidto have been formed wholly by the hermit, who with a knife cut out the Bnft sandstone until he had mnde a hollow large enough to swing,.a eat in, providing the cat was not particular about a bump or two. The hermit, he says, is a well-built young fellowjintelligent, und devoted to his present life, because holilsesit. . He was at4 jiomo when the visitor called, and treated jhini very courteously; .In reply to some questions, he said, that he. had been there |some months; ithat he liked it better than1 living'in a'hotel in Carlton-a mode of : life 'ho exprossed himself as dissatisfied with-' ''and that he had some money on deposit in a Ibank in Melbourne. ...
A Marble Quarry. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
A Marble Quarry. A, few months ago (says the Tamworth Nows) Mr; J. &. Griffin, the Government engineer for the G. N. .R. extension to Urulla; ? while making; some geological in vestigations in the neighbourhood of Netn ingha, discovered a vast deposit of rich en crinitical marble. He sent several samples to Sydney, and was subsequently advised by the Government Geologist that it was worth while making' further .inquiry as to the marketable value of the stone. This WHS doue, and: several large blocks, some over six feet in length, were sent to Sydney. At the. Steam Marble Works of Mr. John Young (the, great building contractor), at Sydney, these blocks were,sawn into inch and inch-and-half slabs. The specimens vvere shown to experts, who all agreed that nothing- so good had-yet been discovered in the colonv. The great ad van tge at tending: the discovery is that the marble can be obtained in largo masses, in which respect the new quarry is unique: for hitherto it has been imp...
Fatal Accident near Sutton Forest. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
Fatal Accident near Sutton Forest; Yesterday, afternoon' a sad and fatal -noci-' ddilt occurred, Whereby"Mr. William Norris, of Sutton Forest, lost his life.' Deceftse"d;wns returning,i.witli; bis &lt;horso-teara from Moss vale; and-satontho/froDt' of the dray.-- On arriving about.htilf.>vay&lt;towards homej helot tbe'reinsfrom his hand some'Jittlo time, when he.suddenly, beoa'mo aware .that the., horses, were inclined, to jbolt ; he'thonrjerked. him self forward"' to 1 grasps;;the reins, but;.in so; .doin^losthis_.balanoo^and fell out / upon the ground olose to the horses': heels ; the wheels then, passod,. over hisrloins. ; Deceased Lad not bad'any .porsoii withhinr, but was seen immediately: after the'occurrence and carried to'tbo,parsonage, near which place the. acci^ dent occurred. jHe 'died in about two hours,: but-was,--however,! sufficiently .conscious- to make his will affcer being taken to the clergy-' .man's residence; > Deceased leaves a widow and t...
Fatal Accident. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
Fatal Accident. The Oitj^Gorimor (Mr. ,H. Sliiell) held an inquest on Monday at.'the1 Observer Tavern aa lo the cause'of death of Elizabeth Ellen White, G years of age, who was killed by boing run over by an omnibus in Georgo street on Saturday Inst; " MaryrJune White deposed that sho. resided on, the Liverpool road, Burwood, and deooased was her neice. Witness, her husband,, deceasfsd's mother, and the deceased, loft Burwood for Sydney on Saturday morning about 10 o'clock. In the afternoon, shortly, after 12 o'clock, they wete in George-street': near Market-street, and were crossing the street, the mother of the deceased leading a little boy by the hand and a child in her arms, went first, and the little girl seeing' her mother crossing ran after, and at the same time severel 'busses jwere passing",* and the child was fknobked down by,-the. horses of a two-horse :'bus, driven by a man named William -Telson. The driver1 endeavoured to pull, up when one i of the horses knoolced.the c...
A Strange Story. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
' A Strange Story. I A strange story, savs the Melbourne .Telegraph, was told to tile City Court Bench on Wednesday, by W. H. Rowlands, charged wiib mealing a quantity of tobacco from tho tobacco manufactory of Messrs. Cameron and Co., of Bourke-streei, in August, 1878. On that dote Rowlands, who kept the Nugget Hotel at Emerald Hill, and a night watchman, named Warburton, employed by Messrs. Cameron, were arrested for carrying off about CO lbs of tobacco at an early hour one. morning, and taken before the city magistrates, who 6ent Warburton, who pleaded guilty, ' to gaol for 12 months. Rowlands, who pleaded not guilty, was com mitted for trial, but allowed out on bail. He absconded, and did not come under the notice of the authorities again iintil he was arrested by a Now South Wales detective, a couple of weeks ago, at Petty's Hotel, (Sydney, where lie was employed as a waiter, and sent over here to pay the penalty of his three-years-old crime. When brought be fore the City Bench...
Death of Major Black. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
-- -Death! of'Major- Black.T Wo learn by tfllt'grami that Mr. John 131«ok, Mnvor nf Kiamn, better known by hie militn'ry title of MajorBliiolr, died on Monday morning, ofiapoploxy.7, Tho deooaaod-g'ontlQT: man was well known- in :.Sydney)fandwna greMly rpapebtod, both there and itf liis own. towril;!' HDJbad'.beon'fpr,:si'V.erHl.year8;Maybr of'Eiama,; and waa the., local; agent forjtho Illawnrra Steam Company. ' Ho1'took an native part in all movements*.tending?to1*tho, aflvanooment ,'of .,tho...distriot in whioh he resided/: ^He.K.was 'about;50 .years &lt; of^ago, nnd^lenvea&atwidoand' three ^obildren.1/ Sunday. afteiQOOQ'.ia-;the&lt; SunaayJsohooKv-.Vj-i
Awful Sufferings of a Reporter. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
Awful Sufferings of a Reporter, !. ' There *re other qualities requirod .(saysj Ithe Adelaide Ofoasrvejr), by . a reporter on| tho Press besides' readiness of resource,! clearness .of. thought,' and' lluenoy,of expres sion-ho must also liftve -the digestion oatrioh, and tlio i stomnoh- of>n steam boiler, I for he has to" try.both terribly sometimes. | The^experiencos of onoireportor 'will,serves £or:the lot., ,. This ; hapless individual says':' -"I went to inspect n fruit-preserving QBtablishment and a oordinl 'mtnufuotnry- in' two daysV running. When .1 got lo tho preserving factory tlio.mahager'opened'a'tin iof pearsi . -ttastodithem. . Then he produoed some tomatoes ' ' in. the rough.,: I pdrtnok 0Ltbeui(al60.'.u.--'lTpxt)Ii']iiid''ag0:at the plums,: [/qiiinooSjjpiokled grnpes/'iiew .style, -of.,s toni-! atoes again jihe'nsbmo pioliled'fish'^finiflh-' ing up, with the juice-of tl»ongrap"e arid]a \ particular'\.'.pioklb;:,,;rAjftor.''.tliat'v^Iv;^enkv^io ^dinper, and had^mentj...
Wallaby Drive at Gullen. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
Wallaby Drive at' Gullen. A wallaby drive took plaoe on Saturday lust in tlie vicinity of Messrs. McOabo's and O'Brien's properties,, which was very suc cessful, considering the few shooters and: drivers that had mustered up to eleven o'oloolr,. when a start was made to havei the first drive, which was followed by two' more, when time was called .for lunaheori,! the tally being sixty-two killed; After the! good things,provided by Mosdames^cOahe,: and O'Brien,'bad been * disposed of, and tho: inner man. satisfied,.another start was'mado.? The company, increased . by ,a few, more' shooters and drivers, arrived. at: the i spot chosen for the firstrstand.- -The"shooters were plaoed to' the number'of . fourteen, and the drive commenood,..which was followed1 by tlit'ee'more, making seven short:drives' in^all, with a total of 1G7 killed. The shooting,",on th'e whole; was' very'goodj' par-^ liourly that of-Mr. Goodwin, who topped tho' score with 30 ; J. Jennings 'next with 21 ; 0. .T. McOfl...
LONDON. MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
LONDON. MONDAY. In tho House of Commons, tho Govern mont Blntod that it was not intended to afford any material assistance to the Ameer (Abdul Rahman) at the present junction, although troops wore to be maintained at Quetta for protection of British interests. It is reported that a number of skilled IVniiin artizans havo left Amsric* to conduct explosions in Europe. Hnrtman, who is now in America, has confessed explicitly to (he MOEOOW railway outrage, in which the life of the lato Czar was sought to be taken.
Before and After Marriage. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
Before and After Marriage. ; This is a year before marriage r He is making her, a call. .Ho is at; the front door ringing for her. These are his' boots newly blacked, collar spotless, ibis'form ditto outside, his gloves drawn on for the first time, his hair newly parted and oiled, his face newly shaven ; his heart palpitates for her; his nerves are nervous for her; he fears she may;be outf. ,or th \t , her parents may object, or, worse than all,'some, follow may bo there with hor. The door op-na. She is there, arid alone. Ho is happy. This i3 a year after inarnage: Ho is ringing at tho door. His face is unshaven, his collar much worn, his boots unblaokened, bis hair unbrushed.; He rings again iu exaotly tea seconds. He gives (he bull a short, petu lant pull." He is not thinking of hor. Ho has gone further, may bo, and fared worse. Now sho opens it. He'pushes'past hor, and remarks, " Takes you for; ;ever_ to answer ,:that bell." His unbrushed boots sound sul ilen as they ascend thevs...
OUR SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. [FROM GREVILLER'S TELEGRAM COMPANY.] SYDNEY. TUESDAY NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
OUR SPECIAL "TELEGRAMS. [ITITOSI GllEYi LLK'S T1II.EGJIAM COMPANY. J SYDNEY. TUESDAY NIGHT, THE procession to-dny in connection with the laying of (ho foundation-s one for the | statute of her Majesty the Queen was one j of iho grandest that has ever taken place here. Between twenty and thirty thousand children ossomblod in Hyde Park adjacent to the sito for the Btatua; the procession then passe 1 through the principal streets headed by Iho mounted police and officers of tho military and navy. Then followed tlio Governor's state carriage with Lord and Lady Loftus and the two Princes. Next came the military, navy, fire brigade, friendly, temperance, and other societies. The streets along tho route were throngod with spectators, every window and balcony being occupied. Upon the Princes arriving on tho ground Sir Honry Paikes presented a trowel and mallet to Prince Edward who afterwards declared the stone duly laid. The ohildron sang " God Save the Queen," aftor which' cheers were give...
A Maori's Faith. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
A Maori's Faith... !V ? The faith of one of To Whiti's followers was (says tlio Taranalri Herald) rather severely put to the test recently n,ear Opunake. An old Maori was questioned by two or three bushmen as to his belief in To Whiti's miraoulous powers, and the old man solemnly stated to thorn thut if he was killed Te Whiti had the power to briog k m back -to life. They asked him if he was willing to prove his faith by submitting to be killed, and after he was dead they would carry his body to Te Whiti to be restored to life. The old Maori, nothing daunted, said he was willing that they should kill him on the ! spot. - TlieW wild young men, being on the (jui vive for a practical juke, obtained a rope, and, after making a UOOBO, ysuspeoded the venerable Maori to a tree." He' submitted to the test with the air of a martyr, . but before any harm was done lie was liberated.
ELLEN WYNNE. CHAPTER XIII.—CONTINUED. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 3 August 1881
E!Eu,lUES5ja"^ ^^^3r,'3MTBarE!. CHAPTER XIII.-CONTINUED. *' Very pai'fcicular," miss. Ha wo« only siy jDS» juBti now-iliow glad lio .was that Ibis lodge is inhabited, und mukes such a safe place, lUq'Jcoy?/ v . r " Yes," said Ellen,_with_a smilo ; "it is a f?hiprpvoenent. Aud liow are you, Mrs. BrsdmooK f+~*Xda* seem to u Lava "quite ' re- , pained' your health, eiuoe! you settled down » hero." . ? ? ,, . . , Then, oh Mrs. liradatock admitting flint lier health had much improved, E'len pressed to ask hor about the climate of Australia,;, and so insensibly drew her out, until the dosirod topic of ithe voyagonnd'tljo Jhsuii Was introduced, and Frank' Scorrier's con versations and behavjour on the,vpya(?o again duly described; But Mrs: Bradstock'a story telling ^powers woro meagre, us was also her imagination,.rand she kept to her old text. Mr. Scbriier used to.come among the'steerage passengers, and talk to those whosa destina tion wos tho diggings. He would talk ,to them for hours an...