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POULTRY RAISING. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 2 October 1875
POULTRY RAISING. The following rules for raising poultry are from the Pouttry World, and are commended to our readers as being as applicable here as in the At lantic States : — If you 'begin by purchasing eggs for hatching, order tbem from some reliable breeder nearest to your own locality, and thus save the perils inci dental to their transportation from a long distance. Always set yonr henff in the evening rather than by daylight. They will be more eure to stick to the nest afterwards. And for two or three days at first be careful that they are kept undisturbed. If you can make your nests upon the ground, do so. If not, place a iresb cut sod at the bottom of your box, and sprinkle sulphur or coarse snuff into it to keep off vermin. Scatter powdered sul phur through the hen's under feathers, also during the period of setting. She must be kept free from lice. ? This mode of treatment is a good one for her comfort, as well as that of the chickens. Re move your hen daily, let her roll...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 2 October 1875
filHE -Undersigned, having' succeeded to ^3: , tbe I).u6mess formerly conducted by Mr. J}j J, 0'SElIiiL, assures the public that his liest ifettorts will be directed to make the «f pOMMEBCIAL ' one of the most popular ?- j^)tbj» iflibe district. „ ; ' ^o «iperise will be Bpared in supplying, his Hotel with the very Beet Liquors which Sydney can furnish ; and those who favour ?ium with a call may rely upon prompt attention. A FIRST-CLASS TABLE WILL BE KEPT. ALL CHANGES WILL BE STRICTLY MODERATE. Visitors may be assured t/tat their comfort and accommodation will receive his personal and unremitting attention. JOSEPH O'ROURKE. Burrowa, May 20th, 1875. BLAKE & SCOTT, AUCTIONEERS, STOCK, STATION, AND G-E35TB3SA.Xj Conmiission Agents, COOTAMUNDRA. THE ROYAL HOTEL* PROPRIETOR. Travellers & 0;t6-@rs. SPIRITS, ALES, WINES, LTQOEtTRS, &o., ov THE BEST QUALITY/. Good and Commodious Stabling. Partnership Notice. 11HE Undersigned have this day entered into Partnership as ...
BURROWA COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27. (Before W. D. Campbell and W. J. E. Wotton, Esquires.) Larceny. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 2 October 1875
BtJEEOWA COURT OF PETTY SESSIONS. Monday, Septembeb 27. (Before W. D. Campbell and W. J. E. Wotton, Esquires.) Larceny. Thomas Farrell, a lad about 13 years «£ age, ?was brought up in custody, charged with this offence. .....'? Mr. Donovan £or tbe prisoner. Sergeant Hitch deposed: Yesterday afternoon one Patrick Neil came to the (station and informed . me that about half an hour previously some money had been stolen from him out of the pocket of his dray, which was camped at the crossing place of the river ; he described the money as consisting of four two-shilling pieces, and three or four shillings besides, lie did not know how much ; he said he suspected a boy who was shepherding near the crossing-place ; I told my informant to go to the camp and I would meet him there ; when I met prosecutor afterwards he told me he could not find tiie boy ; as the sheep were in sight I requested hini to -search in one direction, while I went another way; on hearing a cooey I went towards it, an...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 2 October 1875
The country is as yet without any intimation of the date at which, to use the stereotyped phrase, Parliament will meet for despatch of business. Whether the Ministers have not yet recovered their exhausted energies after the labours of the past session, or think that the struggles of the coming one may be safely postponed a little longer, they very wisely beep their counsel to themselves, and make no sign. That an Appropriation Act will be passed before the commencement of the year to which it relates may be considered now as utterly hopeless. That the opposition will be reticent enough to allow the present Go vernment, to continue in the enjoyment of office, however satisfactory to the Ministers, can scarcely be expected from the needy as pirants to official emoluments. The colony will expect that during the ensuing 6ession the great question of electoral representation will receive from the Legis lature the attention which its importance demands, and that some successful attempt w...
EXTRAORDINARY AND SENSATIONAL RUMOURS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 2 October 1875
Extraordinary and Sensational Rumours. Public attention has been drawn to the members of a firm in this city whose recent vicissitudes have been somewhat startling. Upon the arrival of the last Californian mail it was freely reported and implicitly believed that one of the partners had come into the title of Lord Blayney and £25,000 a year. Tlie next occasion for wonder was the sudden death of the other partner, an event which might not have caused any special comment but for a third report more startling than any of the preceding. It was to the effect that the newly created lord had been arrested for debt, and lodged safely in Darlinglmrst gaol ; and now a fourth rumour lias obtained currency so very sensational that we decline to circulate it. It is 6tated, however, that the surviving partner was a passenger for Guam by the schooner Fanny Wright, delayed last week by a collision in the harbour, and the, to him, unfortu nate occurrence must have been very provoking. Submarine Cable...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. LONDON SEPTEMBER 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 2 October 1875
1LATEST;OTEiL^Gltft!£ : ? BEUTEB 8 TELEGRAMS TO AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS' ? London. Septembeb 25. The Russian expedition to Meroe, the ancient capital of Ethiopia, has returned to the starting point ; a second expedition will leave in March. ?' . Septembee 26. It has been officially stated that the policy of Germany in regard to the Eastern question is reserved ; but it is expected that the attitude will be in support of the friendly Powers directly interested. ? London, September 25. Sir George Bowen, Governor of Victoria, and Sir Julius Vogel, Postmaster-General of New Zealand, will return to their respective colonies by way of San Francisco ; they leave on the 8th of December. The deficiency in the English harvest will be equal to one month's consumption. The attendance of buyers at the wool sales has improved, and the tone of the market is. firmer; foreign buyers are less reserved ; combing wool commands Id. advance. _ The copper market is without noticeable altera tion, and ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 2 October 1875
' Chinamen and horses,' writes the Palmer correspondent of the Brisbane Courier, ' are dying like rotten sheep on the new trick between Cook town and Edwardstown. I have just got over the journey, and can therefore 6peak from experience. The Chinese appear to have an impression that the dead should bury their dead ; or, at any rate. sucli is tlieir horror ot hatidlmg a dead uody that they would submit to' almost any sacrifice in order to get outxjf the business. The scene that presented itself to my companion and myself as we surmounted the hillock and looked down on the valley below us, some fifteen miles from Little's Camp, was as follows :— Two Chinamen lay dead and unburied on the ground, while some half-score of tlieir countrymen were huddled together in a terror-stricken mob, a police inspector covering them with a six-shooter, and a trooper doing the. same thing with a Snider. The two dead Chinamen and the rest were mates travelling together; and it appeared that when the two...
AT THE POLICE OFFICE, YOUNG On Wednesday, October 20th. COUNTRY LOTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 2 October 1875
AT THE POLICE OFFICE, YOUNG, On Wednesday, October 20lh. COUNTRY LOTS. Lot A, portion 300, 45 acres 3 roods, in county of Harden, parish of Wombat, at the head of Sherlock's Gully, lying between J. Carter's con ditional purchase of 40 acres. No. 297, and J. Rohh's conditional purchase of 40 acres, No. 298. Lot B, portion 73, 59 acres, in the county of Mont eagle, parish of Dananlu'lla, lying- between Edward Riley's additional conditional purchase of 100 acres, No. 72, and Reserve 649. Lots C to Z, portions 181 to 206, all in count}1 of Monteagle, parish of Wainbanumha, partly on the left bank of Murringo Creek, and extending thence about 3 miles westerly to Reserve 545. Upset price, £1 per acre.
YOUNG POLICE COURT. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23. (Before the Police Magistrate and A. Mackay, Esq., J. P.) Sheep-stealing. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 2 October 1875
YOUNG POLM^CbUET. V THUBSDAT,iSEPTEMBEE23. - (Before the Police Magistrate and A. Mackay \ Es^J;P.) r y :~/ f Sheep-etealina. i - , John i)urack;was ^hjrgedjis above.; Mr. Gordon, of Scarvell and Gordon, appeared forieeused. ;?'.';?'. . --::/';;'- ' ? Senipr-conBtable M'Gee, 'if Corainundra, de posed :!l anested aMused yesterday about ^seven miles onthe Merule side of Temora, by virtue of warrant produced, in which he is charged with stealing a sheep, the property of Edward Mitchell of Congo; I read the warrant ; he made no aBPiy. ;??'? ' : pijtemanded till to-morrow. Bail allowed ; self ran £100, and two sureties in £50 each. Fbiday, September 24. » (Before the Police Magistrate and J. H. Wallis, Esq., J.P.) John Durack, on remand, was again brought up. Mr. Freestone on behalf of the prosecution ; Mr. Scarvell (of Scarvell and Gordon) for the defence. I The evidence of the apprehending constable, Senior-constable M'Gee, was read, and he was cross-examined by Mr. Scarvell: Accused m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 2 October 1875
CHURCH '0F_ ENGLAND. ST. JOHN'S, BURROWA. ON SUNDAY NEXT there will be Divine Service iu this Ciiurch at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. The Collection from the Offertory will be in aid of the funds of the Uoullura Diocesan Church Society. WANTED, SHEARERS, to Wash and Shear Five Thousand Sheep, at BROUGHTONSWORTH, com. mencing at an early date. A. E. MIDDLETON. TO BUILDERS & CONTRACTORS. Tenders A EE invited for the Erection and Com IV pletion of a BRICKWORK ADDITION to the COMMERCIAL HOTEL, Burrowa, such addition to comprise large Parlour, Bed rooms, Balcony, &c. Plan and Specification may be 6een on application to the undersigned, or to Mr. D. J. O'Neill. Tenders will be received up to the 81st day of October instant. J. B. O'ROURKE, Commercial Hotel, Burrowa. October 1st, 1875. Tor Private Sale, 3f\f\ YOUNG STORE COWS, well \J \J bred, and nice snft colours. Also, 150 STEERS and BULLOCKS, from 2 to 4 years. Apply to A. HANCOCK^. Stock & Station Agent. Burrowa, 10th Se...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 2 October 1875
WEEKLY CALENDAR. Moon's first quarter — October 8th — at 210 a.m. *g *o Eemaekable Events. '* w a . ? * * . . H. M. H. M. 3 S 12th Sunday after Trinity. 5 37 6 2 4 M [1768 5 36 6 2 5 Tu Cook landed in New Zealand, 5 35 6 3 6 W Transportation to N.S.W. ceased, 5 33 6 4 7 Th ? [18405 316 5 8 F Archbishop Whately died, 1864 5 30 6 6 9S (10) Fiji ceded to England, 1874 5 296 6 Cjje §niTofo;t |]ta SATUEDAY, OCTOBEE 2nd, 1876.
AT THE POLICE OFFICE, YASS On Monday, October 11th. SUBURBAN LOTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 2 October 1875
AT THE POLICE OFFICE, YASS, On Monday, October 11th. SUBURBAN LOTS. Portion 11, 30 acres ; portions 12 to 19, 31 acres each ; — all in the county of King, parish of Taunton, adjoining- the northern boundary of the Kangaroo Village Reserve. Upset price, £2 per acre.
AT THE POLICE OFFICE, COOTAMUNDRY On Tuesday, October 19th. COUNTRY LOT. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 2 October 1875
AT THE POLICE OFFICE, COOTAMUNDRY, On Tuesday, October lWi. COUNTRY LOT. Lot A, portion 100, 80 acres, in the county of Harden, parish of Cootamundry, adjoining the northern and eastern boundaries of W. Hennessy's conditional purchase of 40 acres, No. 98. Upset price, Ail per acre. TOWn lots. Allotments 1 to 5, of section 11, 2 roods each ; upset, price, £20 per acre. Allotments 6 to 10, of section 1], 2 roods each ; upset price, £1G per acre. Allotments 1 to 10, of secliou 12, 2 roods each ; upset price, £1C per acre. Allotments 1 to 10, of section 30, 2 roods each ; upset price, £16 per acre. Allotment 1, of section 41, 1 rood 32 perches ; upset price, £16 per acre. Allotments 2 to 9, of section 41, 2 roods each ; upset price, £16 per acre. Allotment 10, of suction 41, 1 rood 32 perches ; upset price, £16 per acre. The above lots are situated in the county of Harden, parish of Cootainundry, town of Coota mundry.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 9 October 1875
?Djjc §uiTofo;i |jto h pultislied at the Office, 3 Tarxdcn- street, Rurrewa, every Saturday morning, in time for circulation by the early Mails all over ihe Colony. Terms of Subscription :— Wlum paid in advance for . 3 monilis, 5f. ; if looked, Gs. Single copies, Gd. All accounts are rendered quarterly, and prompt settlement U requested. For Advertisements the following are the charges : — For the first inch or less of space, 3s. ; for evry subse quent inch or less of ihe saute advertisement, Is. Gd A reduction of twenty five per cent, will be made on all advertisements inserted for three monllis ; and of 10 per cent, if inserted for one month. Bubbowa .-—Printed and published by OEOBat Kasok, at the Newt' Office, Marsden-ttreet.
AN AMERICAL PREACHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 9 October 1875
? . . AN. AMERICAN- PREACHER The JScho says -.—The Bev. De Witt Talmage is ; a popular preacher in the United States, and we think he would gather a congregation- anywhere., Tlie: following is, an extract .from one of his sermons \— . '??? ? ,-? . ;.., ,- '..-. . . . , ?..,.- 'Give your minister mere -beefsteak, -,and; lie will iiave more fire. Next to the Divine unption the minister needs blood, and he cannot make i that out of tough food. One' reason why the . Apostles preached so powerfully was that they,;, had healthy food. ' Fish were. cheap along Galilee, \ and this, with unbolted bread, gave them plenty ; of ;; phosphorous for .brain-food. These ; -early, ^^r, ? „ ministers were never invited out to late suppers, ^L '' ''? with chicken-salads and dough-nuts. Nobody, -y ever embroidered slippers for the big . feet of Simon Peter, the fisherman preacher. Tea-parties, with hot waffles at 10 o'clock at night, make namby-pamby ministers ; but good hares and substantial diet, that ...
A TEETOTAL ANECDOTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 9 October 1875
A TEETOTAL ANECDOTE. Somewhere in a pleasant district lives a small farmer of such social habits that his coming home intoxicated was once no unusual thing. His wife urged him in vain to sign tlie pledge. 'Why, you see,' he would say, 'I'll sign it after a while ; but I don't like to break right off at once ; it ain't wholesome. Tlie best way always is to git used to a thing by desrrees. von know.' ' Very well, old man,' his helpmate would rejoin, ' see now if you don't fall into a hole one of these days, while you can't take care of your self, and nobody near to take you out.' | Sure enough, as if to verify the prophecy, a couple of days after, returning from a glorious frolic, the old fellow reeled into his own well, and after a deal of useless scrambling shouted for the il light of his eyes' to come and help him out. ' Didn't I tell you so ? ' said the good soul, showing her cap-frill over the edge of the parapet. ' You've got into a hole at Jast,*and it's only lucky I'm in heari...
THE SHIPPING INTEREST AND THE LABOUR QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 9 October 1875
THE SBtlPWNaiNTEftEST'A^D THE ?I i ;^- LABOUR QUESTION. : 9]he fcpnmcttbat'haB fo'een-goirig oh^forsome 'tune between the-iabburere and the Employers of labour in t!)e shipping trade' hasreaciied a criBi's; ?*£he laboUrers,'in^elri determination 'tpehbrteri' .the houri'imd'increase the1 'remuneration -o£ their ^nplqj'ttiehtftrtislied matters' to siich «-point that ?a numiieHbf ''shipmasters itf 4he port agreed 'together -to fall- hack -upon tlieir crews for un ipading «ndf taking fn 'cargo] ;: The Onion then Tnronefiflfirt' tn ' nrnliihit, 'the 'finfrflr-fiinent of anv fion-Uriion^neiVand threatened '? the stevedores' 4|iat if -they lent or hired 'their machinery for the nurpose of loading iir discharging shipB by non union men; the Union pen- would not work for them for thd period' of six months after matters Jjad been Settled. -TliiB step had the effecl^of 'procuring united action on the part of the mer chants, shipowners, shipmasters, agents, wharfin gers, and stevedores of the c...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 9 October 1875
Determined to take time by the forelock the inhabitants of Goulburn and Argyle are agi tating for the abolition of tolls throughout the colony, and have solicited the assistance of the surrounding districts to enable them to attain their object in the ensuing session of Parliament. Seeing that the inhabitants of Burrowa are blessed with roads, upon the traffic of which no Minister, without making himself a laughing-stock, could possibly im pose a toll, it cau scarcely be expected that any very deep interest should be felt here about this grievance ; but although at present confined to the Great Southern Road, the tolls are a tax upon our means of communi cation which should be abolished if shown to l)e detrimental to the public interest. -? The theory of tolls is undeniably correct ; it is plain that the people for whose advan tage the road is made should pay at least a considerable share, if not the whole, of the cost of its maintenance in repair ; and thus it seems at first a very...