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New Post Office at Cambewarra. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 5 February 1880
New Post Office at Cambewarra. The following lettor from tho Postmastor Goneral, in roforcnco to tho establishment o£ a now Po.'t-offico at Wost Cumbowarra, has boon handod to us for publication : — ' General Post-offico, Sydnoy, ' 19th January, 1880. 'Sir, — With roforonco to your intorviow recontly, in company with Mr. Garrott, M.P., and Mr. Gray, M.P., urging tho establishment oi a J ost-otnco at \Y esieriv uamuewarrii, i am directed to inform you that tho mattor has received tho Postinaster-Gonoral's attoution, and he has decided that if Miss Abornothy is willing to carry tlio' mails, twico a weok, say for three months, at a reasonable rato, in addition to tlio postal salary of £10 por annum, tho arrango monts might bo adopted for that poriod, and a Post-offico can bo opened at Western Cambo warra. ' I havo, otc., ' S. H. Lambton, 'Secretary.'
DISTRICT NEWS. Broughton Creek. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 5 February 1880
DISTRICT NEWS. [from our correspondent.] Ilrou;;Iiton Creek. On Annivorsary Day tho people of this district determined to havo a littlo recreation, and ongaged tho s. s. Our Own for tho occasion. According to arrangomouts sho loft tho Hard wood Wharf at 9 a.m. and proceeded down tho crook. Aftor landing a good numbor of hor passongors at tho regatta ground, started for Pic-nic Bay, which was reached at 1.30. Horo a pic-nic of a private character took place. After dinner was ovor tho company betook thomsolvos to various amusomonts, whilo somo shells. Tho weathor was delightful, and a vory pleasant timo was spent. About 4 p.m. all woro summoned on board by a whistlo, and tho steamer started for tho regatta, and aftor remain ing a short timo started homewards and arrived at tho Hardwood Wharf about 8 p.m. During tho day our local band rendorod somo favourite tunos, which added considerably to tho day's onjoymont. Captain Bartlett, too, is deserv ing of praiso for the vory skilful niann...
Presentation. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 5 February 1880
Presentation. ........ A public meeting was held in tho C. E. Church, Nowra, on Tuesday ovoning last, the object boing to presont an address from the Anglican body of Shoalhaven to the highly-esteemed Pastor of the Presbyterian Church and his offi cers, for thoir very groat kindness in having allowed the Nowra portion of tho congrega tion to hold Divine Sorvico, onco a mouth, in their Church. Tho Rev. J. Hargrave occupied tho chair. Thoro was a verv o-ood attendance, some of whom came a long distance. The Rov. Mr. Grant was unavoid ably absent; but, as stated by tho Rov. Chairman, be had sent Mrs. and Miss Grant, and tho Elders of his Church, . to represent liim. Tho address, which is beautifully illuminated, and engrossed on vellum, is tho handiwork of Mr. E. Moyors, of Park-street, Sydney, and reflects great credit on that gontloman. Proceedings were commoncod by tho Rev. J. Hargravo, who said tho objoet of thoir meeting that night, was to oxpress thanks to tho Roy. W. Grant, and ...
Commercial Intelligence. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] Sydney, Wednesday, 5 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 5 February 1880
Commercial Intelligence. [BY ELECTRIC! TELEGRAPH.] Sydney, Wednosday, 5 p.m. Lucerne hay, £3 15s to £4-per ton, for prime, and £3 to £3 10s for second quality ; oaten hay (bost samples), £4 10s ; potatoes, £3 to £3 10s ; eggs, Is Od per dozen, and rising ; butter, 3d to 5d per lb; cheese, 4d to 7d; bacon, 3d to 6d honey, 3d to 5d; fowls, 2s to 2s 3d per pair; ducks, 3s to 3s 6d; geese, 6s to 7s; turkeys, 6s to 12s; pigs— alive, 2 Jd to 3d per lb ; sucking pigs, 2s 6d to 5s each.
Arrival of the Strathleven. Meat & Butter In splendid condition. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 5 February 1880
Arrival of the Strathleven. Meat & Butter in splendid condition. London, February 2. — Tho steamer Strath leven, which loft Sydnoy on November 29 of last year, with a cargo of frozen moat, passod Gravesond this morning. Mr. Link, a largo salesman, boarded tho vessel immediately upon hor arrival. The beef, mutton, and buttor was in splendid condition. The cooked moat was pronounced equal to tho bost English bred, and retains its full freshness, flavour, and colour , Forty pounds of moat, which had boen placed at tho masthead of tbo steamer for five days aftor passing Suez, was perfectly sound and swoot.
The Improvement of Seed Corn. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 5 February 1880
Tlie Improvement of Seed Corn. In the 'August number of tho Journal of Science there appears a thoughtful paper on seed-brooding from tho pen of Mr. E. Lewis Sturvevant, M.D. which is deserving of close attention from all agriculturists, and especi ally that part of it which treats of the selec tion of seed for maize crops. Tho writer dwells in America, m the heart of the principal maize-yielding State whero many important experiments have been carried out ; and his remarks, although intended for American farmers are applicable to thoso who hold maize farms in this colony. Ho contends that, although in animal and vegetable lifo the la^w. is accepted 'that like produces like,' ^yet Nprogress comes through variation, liQt^thrqugh likeness; that a plant beingindividually confined to one locality has a limit placed by its structure and position in respect to its environment which the animal does not havo, and is subject to a different order of variation. To illustrate these effects he m...
Attempted Suicide. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 5 February 1880
Attempted Suicide. Our usually quiet littlo township was, on Tues day last, 'thrown into great commotion by the report that a woman had committed suicide at Torrara by throwing herself into the river. It appears that a Mr. and Mrs. M'Dougal had been worshipping at the ' schrine of Bacchus,' and a slight matrimonial difference having arisen,, the fomalo votaress dotormined to termi nate tho quarrel and her own existence at the same timo, and with that intention rushed frantically into tho river. Fortunately, assist ance was at hand, and the poor misguided woman was speedily brought on shore. Con stablo Morris, hearing of tho occurronco, at once proceeded to the scone, and had hor convoyed to Nowra. She seemed to bo sufforing from. delerium tremens, owing to hor oxtendod dobauch. Dr. Breroton proscribed for her, and the cause having been removed, she has regained the use of her reasoning faculties, and seems to feel acutely the position in whioh sho is placed by her own folly. We woul...
Cruise of the Alice Meade on the Coast of New Guinea. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 5 February 1880
Cruise or the Alice Meade on the Coast of Kew Guinea. 'We loft Port Moresby on tlie lltli Novem bor last, and had light head winds till tlio 17tli of the same month, taking that timo to reach Yule Island, distant from Port Moresby sixty miles. Yule Island has not been visited, oxcept by myself, sinco tho murdor of Dr. James. I visited it once before that deplorable evont. Tho natives received me in the most friendly way, and when Handed they assisted me in watering tho vessel. ..Yule Island is a most important placo on ' , account of its splendid harbour and the great tracts of rich open country on the mainland in its immediate vicinity. ^Indeed I consider it the key to the fingst country in i Now Guinea. Wlion wore ancliOTgd at Yulo Island, a Miva-cruioo (raturningfrom a kangaroo hunting expedition at Cape Suckling) visited us, and invitod us to pay a ?????: visit to their district, so we arranged to sail, in company with them. Tliere were six canoes in all returning from the hunt,...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 5 February 1880
IaOCAIj I TK SjIjI CS13 '&CK . Erratum. — In our report last week of tho rogatt?. hold at Numba on Annivorsary Dav, wo stated that tho visitors from Greonwell Point by tho 'Poarl' 'did not pay tho admission feo.' Wo liavo sinco boon informed that those visitors ' did pay,' but it was aftor wo received the information of the non-payment. Acoident. — On Saturday last, a rather pain ful accident happened to' a littlo boy about 6 yoars of ago, son of Mr. Joseph Boweu, of Yorriyong saw mills. It appears that on tho dav mentioned tho littlo follow, and another mombor of tho family, was playing with a toma hawk, whon by some moans tho second finger of his right hand was chopped off from just abovo tho second joint. Dr. Breroton, on oxamining tho injured finger, found it necessary to ampu tate it from below tho j oint ; and wo are liappy to say tho little fellow is now progressing favourably. Wesleyan. — At a mooting of tho Wosloyan Conference, hold in Sydney on Wednesday last, at w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 5 February 1880
Mr. Luny, tho tolograph master, nf Charlo villo, Queensland, has boon fined '£20 with £5 costs for dovulging tho contents of a tolo gram. A traveller at a Ponnsylvanian hotol got out o£ his bod ono uiglit to soo what sort of woatlior it was, but instead of looking out upon tlio sky, thrust his hoad through tlio glass window of a cupboard. ' Landlord,' shouted tlio guest, 'what sort of ^voathur do you call this, tho night is as dark as Egypt and smells of cheese.' \ ^ Hallowe'en at BaliioraV., — This annual festival was celebrated at Balmoral Castle with weird ofl'ccts seldom equalled. Tho Quoon and Princess Boatrico romainod interested spectators till tho closo. Two largo processions, pictur osquoly attired, met on tho Castlo lawn, and Princess Boatrico liglitod a largo bonfiro. A body of gorgeously-dressed figures with a band of liiusio.tlion appoarod ; subsequently a witch was tried and coudeninod, and tho ofiigy burned. Afterwards thoro was a witch hunt. Tho Qucon took great into...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 12 February 1880
QEIsTBIlA.ILi FEINTING- OFFICE, Kmghorn-street, Nowra, Shoalhaven. rpH13 oxtonsivo circulation socurod for , 'l'he Telegraph ? throughout Shoalhavon and tlio ' ; ? X South Coast, roiulors it of spocial valuo as aniulvortising modium. . ? Tho Offico is roploto wth PLAIN. AND FANCY. TYPE,. BORDERS, and ORNAMENTS, ?; which onablo the proprietor to oxoouto work 111 a stylo oqual to any ollico in tho colony, with : ' tlio utmost accuracy and despatch. The Telegraph, is published ovory THURSDAY Morning, at six o'olock; and forwarded to ' , all parts of tho colonicsl 'muts oi- sunscnri'Tid^, Yoaily, in advanco ? ! ? ? ? jEl 0 0 Half-yearly, in advanco ? . 0 10 ' (i Qiuntorly, 'in advanco ? ? ? 0 5 (i O11 credit, pur quarter ? ? ? ? ? 0 (I 0 All accounts rondoied quarterly. Tho quarters toiminato 011 tho :ilst March, 30th Juno, 30th. Soptombor, and 31st December/ at which poriods only can subscribora declino, by giving 0110: wook's notico in writin' pro^ ' ' viously, and paying the amount d...
Telegraphic Intelligence SYDNEY. WEDNESDAY, 2 P.M. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 12 February 1880
Tclcgrapliic Intelligence. ' [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] SYDNEY. 'Wednesday, 2 p.m. Tho Assombly had a brief sitting last night. Mr. Long withdrew his motion rolativo to tho law relating to Savings Banks, tho Troasuror having stated that it was tho intention of tho Government to doal with tho quostion, if pos sible, during . tho present session. Mr. M'Elhono's motion, dobarring Government from purchasing any thing from membors of Parlia ment, was nogativerl by a largo majority. Oil tho motion of Dr. liowkor, a beloct uommittoo was appointed to inquiro into tho principles that should bo observed in choosing gates for tho Now Hospital. The report on Stamp Duties Bill was adopted, and tho third reading takos place to-morrow. ?Mr. Hozlott addressed a moeting of tho Paddington electors last night.. He was enthu siastically received, and expressod himself in favour of a railway into tho City, a universal system of tramways, and the new Education Bill. Ho wus averse to tho prosont system of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 12 February 1880
' Now, John,' said a fathor to liis gawky son, ' it is about timo that you got married and sottlcdvdown in a homo of your own.' ' But I don't know any girls to got imirrioS, to,' whined John. ' Fly around and ge^aclpujintod with somo, that is tho way I did whoti lV\vas young. 1 How do you over suppose that I ;got married ?' 1 inquirod tho^ld gontloinan. ' Well,' said John, 1 pitifully, ' you marriod mother, ; and I've, got to j .marry a strango gal.' \ | It is roportcd by a 'contonipprftrAthat' a cor tain musician disgusted tlig otyfttering that usually takes tho placo of listening during a musical porformanco, arrangod mill his violinist, his violincollo, and tlio rest, that tho music should; suddonly stop in tho midst of tlio loudest passages in tlio pioco. NIt was dono, and clear and distinct abovo all thox^oi^ talkers' voices, .thoso words woro hoard^'Wo'aiRfravs fry ours in lard !' ... * \ A gontloinan in Now Orleans was agreeably surprised tho othor day to find plump turkoy se...
Commercial Intelligence. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAM.] Sydney, Wednesday, 5 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 12 February 1880
Commercial Intelligence. , [by eleotrio telegraph.] 1 Sydnoy, AVodnesday, 5 p.m. Lucornohay (Hunter River), £3 to £3 15s por ton ; railway hay, £3 to £4 10s ; prime oaton hay, £3 10s to £4 15s; chaff, £5 to £6 5s; potatoos, AVarrnambool, £3 to £3 10s; onions, £3 10s to £4 ; maize, 2s to 2s 6d por bushol ; whoat, 4s 6d to 5s ; oats (sood), 2s 9d to 3s ; food oats, 2s 3d to 2s 9d ; barley, 2s 9d to 3s 3d ; bran, lid to Is; pollard, lOdto lid; buttor, 5d to !)d por lb ; oheoso, 3d to 6d ; bacon, 3d to 6d ; ham, 7d to lOd ; eggs, Is 9d to 2s per dozen.
Mr. Parnell and his Tenants. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 12 February 1880
Mr. Pnrucll ami Iti.s feiuuits, The Uenalla Standard is rosponsiblo for tho fol lowing-: — 'A rather curious incidont lias occurred in connection with Mr. Parnoll's anti rent agitation in Iroland, showing that liis tonants oxpcct him to suffor for tlio cause ho is advocating to a considerable oxtont. By tho mail just arrived, Mr. Magoe, a governor of tho Ballarat gaol, has rccoivcd a lottor from a lady rolativo rosiding in county Moatli, Iroland, and a largo landod propriotross, in which sho statos ': — ' Mr. Parnoll lias a great doal to answor for in putting ideas into tlio lioads of tho pooplo which thoy would not otlionviso havo thought of. — — - has rocoivod notice from hor tenantry to docroaso hor torins of rontal, and I hoar that Mr. Parnoll's tonants havo givon his agont notico that thoy intend to strike off 17s in tho £ on tlio ronts. , Tho agont will iiBtcajisont to this roduction, and lias roforrciff-tli(|towants to Mr. Parnoll's brothor (tho agitgp^ hojjf^at prosont in Am...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 12 February 1880
SuOCAIi BATrriRHiILI«iaaTCE. Our Annual Sirow. — Intending oxhibitors at tho Annual Show of tho Shoalhavon A. & II. Association, which takes placo on Thursday and Friday of next week, are reminded that tlioir exhibits must bo in tho hands of tho Secretary not lator than Tuosday next, the 17th instant. Municipal Elections. — Tho election of aldormon for the Municipal District, of Nowra took place on Saturday last. At tho official declaration of tlio poll, which took nlaco at noon onMonday last, thoRotm-ning-Ofiieor, Aklerman Gray, gavo the result as follows : -T. Green, 70 votos ; C. Graham, 09 ; A. Linkenbagh, 58. Number of informal votes, 6. The Roturning Oiiicer then declared Messrs. Greon and Graham duly elected. Thoro woro only throo persons presout. Tho Council will moot this afternoon to olect tho Mayor for tho ensuing year. Stranding of the Schooner ' Henri etta.' — Tho schooner ' Honriotta,' in ballast from Sydnoy to Shoalhavon, whilst attempting to enter tho lattor ...
Servant Worries and the Remedies. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 12 February 1880
Servant Worries and tlie I£emeiflies.--^\v Among the many worries, that fall to-tho lot of house-wives, servant-worries ^cel'tainly rank very nigh, if not foremost. They would 'become unbearable if there was nothing to be done but to submit to thom, or to send away tlio servant who causes these worries, probably only to got a moro worry ing one in hor stead ; and I want to suggest a few possiblo - remedies for such worries as I have been subjected to myself-, confining myself to thoso causedJfySvoJ^m'fevants. ? N umber one is the ser vaht who will not get up early enough in the morning to get through hor work tliorouglily and carefully , by the time it ought to bo done, ' thereby causing discomfort to hersolf and everyone else in the house. If it is the cook who is lazy, the kitchen -^rato is not properly gleaned, the kettlo is not boiling in^time'for tho kitchen breakfastXp&the -\Wi£br hot enough for the baths, tlio'^lv^U is sWejft so hurriedly that bits of dust are^ floati...
Kiama Agricultural Society's Show. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 12 February 1880
Kiama Agricultural Society's Show. Tee nboYoimmod Society hold its Annual Show at tho Society's Hall, Iviama, on Wodnosday and Thursday last, the 4th and 5th inst. So far as regarded tho quality and number of exhibits, in tho dairy produce and vogetablo section, tho Show was croditablo to tho district, and evidenced a marked improvement, in samplo and variety, upon thoso of former shows. Tho ime arts section was a nonontity, Doing common to copies by juvonilo amateurs. Tho plain and fancy noedlo-work presented a greater variety than was seen at forinor shows, tho ornamontal on . this occasion boing tho most prominont. In live stock, thoro was a marked chango in tho character of tho Dairy Stock. Tho Shorthorns may ho said to have boon entirely unrepresented, and tho ten dency now appears to bo in favour of Ayrshire and a cross-strain of daily cattle, known as tho Major stock, so denominated from tho oxcollont dairying qualities of individuals from that siro. Tho oxhibits of Messrs. H...
Too Much Sleep. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 12 February 1880
Too Much Sleep. \ Tiie effects of too much sleop are-noteless signal than thoso arising from its privation. Tlio wholo norvous system becomes blunted, so that tho muscular energy is eufeobled and tho sensations and moral and intellectual manifestations aro obtunded. All the bad effoets of inaction bccomo developed. The functions aro oxortcd with loss onorgy, tho digestion is torpid, tho excretions aro di minished, whilo, in soriio instances, the se cretion of fat accumulates to an iuordinato extent. Tho momory is impaired, tho powors of imagination aro dormant and tho | miud falls into a kind of hebetude, chiefly becauso the functions of the intellect are not sufficiently exerted whon sleep is too pro ! longed or too ofton repeated. To sleep much is not necessarily to bo a good sleeper. Generally thoy aro tlio poorest sleepers who remain longest in bed— tlioy awaken less refreshed , than if the tune of ; arising woro earlier by an hour or two. While.it is true that children and youn...
Shoalhanen A. and H. Association. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 12 February 1880
Slioiilbavtjil A. iiait IE. Association. A sieeting of tlio Conunittoo of tho nbovo Association was hold at Air. M' Arthur's store on Thursday last. Tho chair was ocoupiod by Yico-Presidont Ryan. Tho minutes of previous mooting woro road and confirmed. . Several replies wore rocoivod from gontlomon appointed as judges, and tho following vaeuncios filled up :— Class 8— John Gibson, jun. (Cambo warra) ; a' reminder, was sont to John Latta (IMilton). Class 7— Dixon King (Kiama) ; Wil liam MOoro (Nowra). Class 12— Jamos Stan bury (Torrara). Class 17— John Robinson (Brougliton Crook). - A plan for tlio oroctiou of a largo number of pens, was exhibited by Dr. Broroten,' for tho the purpose of rolioving tlio ground of horses oxhibitod, and allowing exhibits to bo soon to bettor advantage'. ' ' v , Tlio Committoo, wlulo thanking Dr. Broroton for tho interest shown and troublo takon in this matter, considered it too lato to tako action for this exhibition, and postponed tho. consideration of...