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How the Estimates are Discussed. Thursday Night's Sitting. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 21 October 1901
How the Estimates are Discussed. Thursday Night's Sitting. After a long and dreary debato, Mr. Milloc suddonly discovorod that the salary of tlio Inspector-General had beon incroasod from £920 to £1000, and ho movod to bring it back to tho former amount. Mr. E. M. Clark hoped the motion would bo withdrawn. Mr. Millor: Don't talk stupidly. Mr. E. M. Clark: You have beon talking stupidly all night. Mr. Edden also suggested the motion should be withdrawn. Mr. Miller : I won't withdraw. Mr. Eddon (eoaxingly): Then don't got vexed. Mc. Millor (assuming a bright cheer fulness) : Oh, I'm not vexed. Mr. Eddon : You look terribly vosod. (Laughter.) You cannot help that, I'll admit. (Great laughter.) Mr. Edden didn't like beaming tho air. Why not move to reduce tho amount by £600. Ho did not believe in sitting thoro, cackling like a clucking hon, for tho sake of a few paltry pounds. Mr. Millor was only doing it for popu larity . An Hod. Member: Notorioty. Mr. Eddon: Notorioty—and to send to l...
THE FEDERAL CAPITAL. The Claims of Goulburn. Attitude of the Chamber of Commerce. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 21 October 1901
THE FEDERAL CAPITAL. - The Claims of Goulburn. Attitude of the Chamber of Commerce. A deputation from tlic Goulburii Federal League wailed upon tlic .Chamber of Commerce on Friday afternoon, and set forth the claims of Goulburii to be selected as the site for the Federal capital. Mr. J. J. Roberts, the Mayor of Goul « burn, emphasised the productiveness of the district, particularly in the matters of fruit, wool, and fat stock. Within a short distance of the city there was plenty of coal suitable for manufacturing purposes. It was his opinion, and the opinion, loo, ormaiiy others, that there was 110 prospect of the capital-being localcd in the west, owing to the •overwhelming jealousies of the southern States. From the point of view of New South Wales, it would not be advisable to have the site further south than Goulburii, for in such- case the capital would be in the midst of Victorian sympathisers. Mr. A. M. Betts dwelt 011 the advan tages of the Goulbnrifclimate, which compared ...
Goulburn Liedertafel. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 21 October 1901
Goulburn Liedertafel. The filty-eighlh grand concert, heltTat (he Oddfellows' Hnll on Saturday night,attracted a large and fashionable attendance. The I standard of excellence that uniformly charac 1 terises these concerts was well maintained, and both the vocal and instrumental selections given by the Llcdertafel chorus and i the orchestra were received with much favor. | The former included the part song Absence i i Dudley Buck], The Signal Resounds, In Vocal i Combat tssmc composer), The Blue Danubo Waltz IC. O. lilsasser). The third number proved Itself especially attractive and ranked amongst the best of the night. The tenor singers gave Then You'll Remember Me. whilst the bass performers rendered Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep. It was a decided novelty, and was well deserving ilie hearty encore extended to It. Tho orchestral selec tions consisted of 2.->itlpa (Harold), The Liberty Hell (Soiisuj, and Spring Song (Men. delssohn). The performances were finely' executed. Much...
Crookwell Spring Show. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 21 October 1901
Crookwell Spring Show. The P. anil A. Society's third annual spring show, which takes the place of the ploughing matchcs of former years, came off on Friday at the showground. The weather was all that could be desired, but owing doubtless to the prevalence of influenza in the district, the attendance was not quite so large as in pre vious years. There were a number of cream separators exhibited, both hand and steam power. The poultry show was very fair, and the following prizes were awarded:— Pair brown leghorns: H. Prior, I and 2. Pair white leghorns: R. T. Sheriff I,.M4 Prior 2. Pair game: J. Pcdley I, H. Prior 2. Pair minorcas: The Rev. J. Walker I, Ai Davis 2. Pair Pekin ducks: H. Prior. Pair Andalusians ; H. Shipp, \ Pair Langshans: R. T, Sheriff. Best bird in show : J, Pedley, for a game hen. A stallion parade was held, there being it very good show. The following programme was then gone through• . Stock horse trial: G. Siggs' Patchwork, Handicap running long jump : F. McFar« ...
Bungonia. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 21 October 1901
Bungonia. - (Fboh Oub Ooebebpondknt.) . A Progress , Association was formed here ■on -Saturday evening last, fo be called the Bungonia and District .pro gress" Association. • Mr. C. R.vStyles, J.P.,is president; its first meeting is called for Saturday, the 26th October. Weather.—The weather conditions of tlie-past fortnight have been of a boisterous character, consequently rain ' is badly needed. " Gall.—I wish to draw attention of the public to. the ball which takes place on Wednesday, October 23rd, at the Residence of Mr. J. A. Gegg, Windel lama, and hope to see every house represented .far and near, it being for a charitable purpose, the Goulburn Hos pital, which has been heavily" taxed of late on account of so much sickness. The Tariff.—'The topic of conver sation for the last week lias been the new tariff; some approve of it while others condemn it, according to their political beliefs ; however, there is bound to be difference of opinion lor a time, but matters will soon adju...
An Interesting Relic. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 21 October 1901
An Interesting Relic, Ax interesting discovery was made nt Tirr. anna last week by Mr. Cornwall, senior, near Tirranna Olmrch. While engaged ploughing potato (ield he turned up an old Australian tribal badge in the shape ot a brass crescent with the following inscription "King John Cry, Chief of the Ducdolgoiig tribe, Argyle." Above the inscription there appears a very good representation of a blackfellow in the act of .shooting a dingo. The engraving is very well done. The relic is supposed to' have tain in the earth tor 60 or 70 years. A lady residing in the Tirranna district re members the tribe whose only monument is the little brass pinto above referred to. The plate is in the possession of Mr. AV. I. Brown of West Goiiiburii." The relic will be on exhibition at 203 Auburn-st. for a few days, Another reminder of blacklelioxv times was recently found at Shaw's Creek by Mr. Lansdown, in the shape of a stone wliieh had been used for sharpening weapons, The stone is .1 fairly large...
Grand United Order of Oddfellows. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 21 October 1901
Grand United Order of Odd fellows. THK quarterly meetingof the District Council, G.U.O.O.F., was held at the Oddfellows' Hall, on Saturday, under the presidency of Bro. A. C. Barrett, D.M. Bros. N. T. Collins, P.D.M., \V. C. Daniel, D.S., J. A. Moses and A. A. Edwards D.T's., K. Ton kin, D. Treasurer were present. The balance-shed was read, showing funds to the amount of ^2391 us 7d. £117 was paid in funeral donations during the quarter. A heavy budget of correspondence was dealt with. The claim of Bro. Leslie, of Yass, for a funeral donation 011 account of a deceased son, was disagreed with, there being no evidence of .registration, The Star of the South Lodge a&kcd for an expression of opinion as to the necessity of married men producing their marriage certificate on initi ation, It was ruled that unless law 91 is altered in new rules, the certificate must be produced. Arrangements were made for facilitating the admission of Dalton Lodge into this district from Braidwood d...
LICENSING COURT. MONDAY. BEFORE the P.M. and Mr. Finlay. CANCELLATION OF LICENSE. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 21 October 1901
LICENSING COURT. Monday. BEronE the 1\H. and Mr, Finlay. CANCELLATION OF LICENSE. The license of Mathcw McA.listcr for tho Australian liotel nt MoAlistcr -wag can celled ; tho liccnseo having left tho premises I He Imd gone to reside at the Plough Inn, I Ashfteld, He (the late licensee) stated that ■ the government had resumed the properly. | APPLICATION* lOK KEN'EWAL OF LICENSE. j Mr. P. J. Meyer, for Jane Cummins, applied I for a renewal and transfer of her late hus-! bands license for the Laggan Inn. It was stated that applicant might carry on under present conditions, but Senior-Sergeant .Matthews objected. Mr. Meyer pointed out that he had drawn attention to the possibility of this trouble a fortnight ago. The P.M. considered the position a peculiar one. The renewal was granted, the previous applica- j tlon for a transfer having lapsed 1
Crookwell School of Arts Ball. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 21 October 1901
Crookwell School of Arts Ball. The second annual ball in aid of the Crook well School of Avis Building Fund was held on Friday evening in the Skating Kink, and was largely attended, and in every sense successful. The rink had been transformed under the influence of an uucrgotie committee, and Hags hung in all parts as curtains and dr.ipes, white the posts were effectively treated with coloured nrt paper, and a preity general effect given to the building—a mn:f difficult one to dccoratc. Mr. G. McDonald, j.P.,/vlcc-prcsident, supervised the arrange menU for the* ball, in the absence, through illness, of Mr. E. 1\ Dudley, president, and other members of the committee who worked hard were Messrs. 0, R. Edwards, treasurer. S. Slmte, V.P., \V. M. McDonald, C. T. Clifton, A A. 'Arndell, and B. L. Bnughiwood. A committee of ladies, under the direc tlon of Mrs. G. McDonald, successfully arranged all details for the supper and their efforts wore highly appreciated by tho largo (jntliovlng*. ...
UNVEILING A MEMORIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 21 October 1901
UNVEILING A MEMORIAL. The cercmony of unveiling a memorial slope in honour of the late Walter Cotton Daniel, took place on Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock in the £hurch of England Cemetery. Shortly before 5 o'clock, a number of members of the order, including District Officers'of the Grand United Order of Oddfellows, met at the cemetery gate and walked to the grave of the late Bro. Daniel.' There a number of relatives of the deceased were gathered, awaiting the ceremony. Among those present were Mrs. Daniel, widow of deceased, and Messrs. G.H., J. W.,* William C., and Thomas, sons,.also Mcsdamcs. J. W. and William C. Daniel. The stone which was covered with a draping of crape, is very neatly designed, being-in the form of a handsomely finished marble spiral column, resting on three marble blocks I and a solid freestone base.. The follow ing inscription appears on the memorial " Erected by the Goulburn District G.U.O.O.F. to the memory of the late Bro. Waller Cotton Daniel, P.C.M. Di...
In the Grip of An Elephant. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 21 October 1901
In the Grip of An Elephant. A sumcy elephant at Fitzgerald Bros/ Circus in Melbourne causcri somewhat of a sensation nn Friday night. A nun named lames Ward, employed in erecting one of the big tents, was wheeling a barrow past the animal when he was encircled by its trunk, lifted high in the air, and dropped into the barrow. Before lie had time to rccover himself (he elephant reached out, and gripping both barrow and man with his trunk, wad on the point of dashing them to the ground when hb keeper appeared on the secne and mollified the now infuriated monster before more mischief could be done. As it was, Ward had to bo removed to Uw hospital, hut hinnjyrica are not acrioiw,
Drowning of a Brave Girl. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 21 October 1901
Drowning of a Brave Girl. A sad drowning accident occurred at Wan* garatta on Saturday afternoon. Two girls, each 7 years of age, and a*boy, 4 years of age, the children of Mr. John M. Xicol, xarpenter, and Mr, J. O'Brien, stole down to'the Ovens River, not far from their parents' residences, with fishing lines ; and while the little boy, j son of Mr. Nicol, was reaching for a small j bag that fell into the stream, lie overbalanced j on the steep bank. His sister, without hesi tation, bravely sprang into the water to rescue him, while the girl O'Brien ran and raised an' alarm. Some minutes elapsed before , a man named James Delloro arrived, but he ! was in time to save Ihc boy, who was on the point of sinking, and had fortunately been swept towards the bank. The boy recovered under treatment, but his sister was never seen again.
Our Special Wire. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 21 October 1901
Our Special Wire. SYDNEY, Monday. Tna final Jaw term ofVVhe' yoar opened to-day with tha uru&I' ceremonial. The judges appeared in; scarlet robes, ermino, and full bottomed wigs Thoro was a largo attendan o of both branches of the" profession. The jury box was filled with ladies. Mr. J. Armstrong intimated that he had been appointed King's Counsel, and the Chief Justice directed (lie fact to be recorded. ' Alfred Adrian Pike, who shot himself in a cell at the Central Police Station on Saturday, is still lying at the Sydney Hospital in a pre carious condition: * . Messrs. McDowell and Hughes, drapers, George-street, were robbed of £16 between Saturday and this morning, by a thief sup posed to have been coneeaicd in a ccllar i during business on Saturday. • ^ The forty-second meeting of the National Rifle Association was opened at Kandvvick, under favorable shooting conditions, this morning, - *■ iiONDOX, Sunday. Two-thirds of thebusiness quarter of the city of Sydney, .Cape'B...
Obituary. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 21 October 1901
Obituary. AN old resident of Crookwell in the person of Mr. Robert Butt died at noon on Wednesday, the cause of death being pneumonia, follow- ing upon an attack of influenza, which laid him up only a week ago. Deceased who was 50 years of age, was held in the greatest re- spect by all who knew him. Much sympathy is expressed for the widow, who is at present in a very low state of health. — Gazette.
A School Burned Down. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 23 October 1901
A School Burned Down. Ol'EASUEVAS*, Tuesday.—The inquest on the fire at Norongo public-school terminated last night after three days' continuous silting. Sixteen witnesses were examined. It trans pired in evidence that Big Tindera half-time school was burglariously entered a short time before the Norongo school was burnt. A achoolbook corresponding with one stolen from the Tindera school was taken from the possession of a boy attending the Norongo school. It was also stated that malice existed against the teacher of the Xorongo school. The jury found that the premises were wil fully and feloniously destroyed by tire by a woman named Rose Ellen Murphy and a boy attending the Norongo school, named William George Griffith. Both were committed for trial at the next Queanbeyan Quarter Sessions on charges of arson.
Proposed Introduction of the Curfew. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 23 October 1901
Proposed Introduction of the Curfew. The fast-growing practice of children wan dering in the streets at night-time was discussed by a number of clergymen at Ballarat on Monday. It was decidetf-to wait on the State Premier and ask him io bring in a " Home Call" or Curfew Bill similar to several in existence in some of the United States, and one which would give municipali ties power to pass bylaws fixing the hour after which children should not be in the streets without guardians.
National Rifle Association. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 23 October 1901
National Rifle Association. At tho annual meeting of the National Riflo Association of Now Boutb Wales on Monday ■t Bandwiok, the first stage of 11 Tho King's" ani tho " Queensland " matches wero fired. In the King's first stage tho two highest scores (100) at threo roneos wero made by A. Carter (Vie.) and Const. D. Scott (police). Private C. Morris ((Joutturn) was placed fifth with 00, the aame score obtained by third and fourth sun. In the " Queensland,11 ton shots at 800 yards, Mr. J. T. Lake (S.A.) won first prize of £10 with 40. Privato A. Ball, Goulbum won tilth prino of £8 with 48. Trcas. R. Ingleton, Qoulburn, won £1 with 45, and H. Hungor ford, Qaoanbeyan, £1 with 44. The firing in the second stage of 11 The King's " came off yesterday, Res. Ingieton scored 34 at 500 yds. and 33 a( 600 yds., coming nineteenth on the list. "The Victorian" 600yds., ten shots, was won by A. Carter, Victoria, whose score was the highest possibl (50); W. A. Bali, Goulbum, 47, won £2. Lieutenant ...
Cable News. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 23 October 1901
Cable News. London, Tuesday. Commandant db Wet is alleged by Boer prisoners to have succumbed to his wounds, but contradictory reports are currcnt at Natal • on the subject. The Canadian department of. agriculture ja shipping 500,000 bushels of oats for use in South Africa. The German and Austrian newspapers are devoting special attention to what they char acterise as Mr. Chamberlain's " hangman policy" in South Africa; Lord Kitchener's weekly report shows 25 Boers killed, 18 wounded, and 190 captured, . Besides 50. Boers surrendered, and large captures were made of rilles, "rounds of ammunition, horses, cattle, and waggons. General Louis Botha's commandos "have been driven back towards Ermclo, in the south-east of the Transvaal. The British troops have frustrated the Boer attempt to invade the country to the south of Calvima, in Cape Colony. Boers clad in khaki haye captured a British patrol at Smithficld, in the Orange River colony. The projected Mntiehutian agreement is incensing...