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For a Slow Boy. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
For a Slow Boy. ' ' '- A'lriifpinws- ma'ii sent1 a. l-oy on mi enwiid, tmid the lleet-footod^yonfh look -i -reinarkably long lame tDbout.coninig rtii'd whig. Wlheai ihe JiiMlly relTuuied, however, 3ie, milked Quite .laiunlily otci1 'to wJiore t'li'u nioivhlaiit siil, and laid a note on the desk. Tho -latter merely, loolocd' blainlcly n't 't lie you Hi, and in quired who'tihe wanted. \ '.I'm Wie boy, sir.' , , ? V.WlKi'l boy ?' iliiqulvcd the merohant. ' Wiliy, Uie oflice boy. The boy you wen I. iiii to tilie bank.' ? '. IIK torme.li tor looked at !him stetulily over hiin glins«es, a,nd I'heai 'wit'li a bland smile of riicognltlo'n fia.id, 'Why, so' it id. But .'how you Iliave oliaaiged sijice I saw you last !' - ? ,- ;
APPLICATION FOR SUSPENSION [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
APPLICATION' POR SUSPEN SION. George Seymour mnde an applica tinn at the Ward -ii'h Courf on M»n» da}', Mr. Linc'aey adjudicitinsr, for a 6 months1 suspension of the. labor conditions on liis 5-aore e.l. Ifo.-97.54, cnuity Hardon, parish Mo.incj MO'moy. G«oi go Seyinnur deposed ho had no opportunity of testing the uround at present on account of th insufficient simply of water; there wa- a lode 4ft, Gin. wide ca'ryi: g fair trold, but tho stone therefrom, ul th u«b carrying f:m g Id wna not rich enough to «end av,-ay I'or trent mi'iit. £200 hid alre.idy been spent on the lease, nnd p;osp9j'i:g aid «oulil not b-- er;mtod on account of Booth's cliiim boi'iu; bo clo e. Sus pension granted from 22nd December to the 22nd June, 1899.
POLITICAL PIPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
POLITICAL PIP8. The tail -waga the dog, alright, Reid had to giv$ Way to the Labor party. Hosr failed to got . hlo amondme-nt to exempt amounts of over £500 and under £1000 from probate duty. What is IKe Premier going to do foT the revenue tbat .ii eo neces sary now that the House has refused to feanctiou all bis budget proposals ? . The speech, of Wise in the Assembly on Thursciay stung the Premier to the quick. Aanfiold'R chosen gets home uiore neat thrusts into the political carcase of the Premier than any other half dozen members of the Assembly, and his dartB ure nil poison-tipped. There -was a convivial gathering in nno of ilio Mihifaterial rooms receutlv. when the Premier essayed to sing 'A Father's Love,' Crick promising torei-ordhis vote with the Ministry nn the pending censuie motion, if George sang a song. West Macqnarie th«n got out oF his bargoirt by claim ing that the Premier's contrbution was not a song, but a combination of discordant sounds. Cabuctheus was never in ...
AN ENJOYABLE OUTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
AN ENJOYABLE OUTItfGr. Oh bunday last a numb t of rosi derils of Tarrabuiidr.i and I3rungle went ' a picl'niokirift' mi tlm butik^ of the Tumut River, r oar Brungle Bidge They hr-d as (jurats ii Inrgo contin^ont of fiundagai folk, ao woll as visitors from Tumut and Adelong. The Gun aagaiioa jnurnoyea out in puvaio con veyarjcoB, on biko.^, and Fr?d. Cft|ioll drove out a large nuin! or in bin four in-hand. The ground ohnsen waa a beautiful abady spot oloso by tho river's bank, ;md und'rneath a. tower ingeui-alypti theclothsworo apreadatul dinner set down. Mrs. Byrne, Mrs Hargrea-vos, Miss Hargr:javtp, I,Ii*s Bvrne and othor ladion supplioil tho vieito-s' Bon's. In the afturuooa tho Premier 13awl discour.-o-] n lively mus iirul progiummo, an I dai.o'nj; on tlio K't''!', ? inoe-iiiiU'inruo.'1, ar.a otner fi rmH of amnBumont vrere g ddi'y taken part in by all present. Tho iialher'ng wns very sc cial and tnjoy ublo and did not bn-ck up t'H af or 8. o'.clock, when all mndt» l.oVneward?, a...
WARDEN'S COURT. APPLICATION FOR SUSPENSION BY MT. KIMO G.M. COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
WABDEN'S COURT. APPUCATIOisT FOB SUSPEND ! SIOK BY MT. KIMO G.BI. COMPANY. At the Warden's Court on Monday; before Mr. Murphy, Mining 'Warden, the Mt. Kimo Gold-mining Company asked for a suspension of. tho labor conditions on their leases, Johnson's Hill, on tho following ground* :— 1. Want of sufficient water supply. 2. That new machinery (diamond drills) have just been imported for tho further prospering ot the leases, and some little time must clipso before lasults can bo worked upon. 3. That these leases ara boicg worked on ono scheme fry a tunnel, and in oa rying oat that scheme latio'r - oinnot be put upon the whole of tho leases ai onoe. The Comjiany asked for a- six ' mon ihs' suspunaion, and pointed out '.hat alreadv a ?vejv^ia'ga. suna of ', money hftd been^jHWff developing ' the.-leasex,' and, furtner, that during prior suspension, the leases were worked all tho time, and very often wvh more than the required Lumber of man. Mr. Griffin appeared in support of the applicat...
AN EXPLANATION.' [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
AN KXPLANATrOX.' Ottr Ad long correspondent writes : ?- — ' Yr-iu evidently tiiii-oonfitrupd what I wrote you re the proposed reductions at tl'o Gib. Thf dircuiora wanted to pui, lenruei's on at a rn uci d figaro, and \at I ho .recent mae3 meeting of the 'iniiiera. tKia was o1 ifcted to, ai d t waa (?!? ciih d to stid out for the full MtP of «vac;os forleuinors. Parhaps, to outsiders, it may se in funny that aa much ?ah-jul.i be asked for hamer* ns comi ftetib hdiirfs, but ranipttjber, if oi;o lpiirfler is put on w th pv»rv ' mic'iiaB'hani,1' it-will mean throw ing fuJl-hloivii minors out o' uorkanl getting t!io work done at less tn.n tlie standard ' wage rute. Btvidep, thie pripnaal might u^can t'ir- thin or.d of of tho wedge, ai.d goodne-H knows where tho r. dnotions .»ould ^top if on'.a the moo cous^ntod to ba boaten down.'
GUNDAGAI DISTRICT COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
GUNDAGAI DISTRICT - ,' COURT. The f 'llowing oases have been sot dewu for hearing at the Distr ot Courtr, . - before Judge Hoseis : — P. J. O'Donneli v. JphnNo.ton, £42 10h, rent. J. M. Dodd v. Q. E. Grjdy, goode . - sold, £12 11/11. . , J, M. Dodd v. Mary Ann Q'lhmnll , nnd John QuiHnell,goo-3s sold, £11 9,0 Samuel Uawkma v. Joa=pu iveily, , work an-l materials, £9 12/0 t J. Pliillijjs v A. C. Page,-piofLS-iional attendance, £i 11/6. ' ?' J. M. Dodd v. Thomas Castles, goods '?%?' ; sold. £22 6/11. J. M. D dd v. Harry Sheedy, g iods s...ld,£l 15/6. . Griifin and Weekea v. John Me- w*^. Gregnr, professi..nal fees, £27 4/5. J. M. .Jodd v. Ike Millos and Wil lism Bell, goods sold, £12 7/10. Jiseph Buzad v. M.chaol Zamba, ' f' rent, &c, £2 10s. _ ' . * S me v. Joseph Antonio, ront, &c, - ^ £2 10s. G ARNTSTIEE ORDER. ) ,\ War. Bibo, judgment CiSditor; J. A. ^ Harrison, ju lament debtor j girn.shi'e, T*'' Wm Payne, £8 8/7. ,^ ? ^ r/j The Amoriean 'military toicn 111 the ,u...
TOWN TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
TOWN TOPICS. Keep the duat out of your eyes and waloh.lor E. J. M'Gniru's udvt. Gundaoai, Brungle and Torraban 'di'a'Jiolk. hud a ' day out' ou ^Sunday « y&n flnbnor Ihe Brungle Bridge 5b completed the better. The pies.;ut one is Tory s'-.uliy and rotten. Mil. E. J. M'Quire exr/eots to open up his drupery ostabliBiiraent in Piiian's buildings - arly next week. . Ha^-maxing is pretty well finished round about Guiulugai. The crops have been splendid. It is expected that over 200,000 ehoep will be d.pusiu^ed on the moun tains about Kiandra tliis summer. Mk. Nash, butchor, ia about molt ing arrungiTiiiints for the ri-novution ot niB buaineB9 premises jn onuiiaau gtruet. -; ,Thb Tumut wheat — and also a ureat deal of the Gunda^ui crop — should command top prices this nelson, as it is nice a ad full and in uo way pinched. - The wheat crops of Mespra'Mul queeDey, Wobr), Koefo, BnrUe. and Quirk Bros., Wagra, are looking Sjilen did. lit present, aud a tip top yitld is expected. Mb. L...
Short Story. The Minister's Ghost story. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
..Short Sifcory., ' The Minister's Ghost' ' Story. ? .' ?' '''Goofl-iiight, bairns ! . M'lvor, see ;? ' that tHey'a' caiiR to bed at a reasonable f ? hour, and diiiim hit np late ycssel'. ,The , , ?''''?? morn's the Ifast Day. mind, auil yo'vo to ~ ' preach.' , ? With those words the Rev. Dimnlrt AT'Tv.tnnnn frnnl.' M.a' t-n mill* mill- llp:l m-»d ' * - ? :.ToAnd on the company. ''Good - night, sir ! Good r niffht, ? , father- !'.' they responded, with - much deference. ' No, we won't stay up late.' The ; floor..; closed^ and., the old gentle , man's footsteps were, hoard ascendiiiR ' , - the styirs. ?Jj£\ ., '^Nd^V S^r. M'lvor,' snld one of the J/-2/ Rirl$.\ eagerly, ' reinembor your pro '' v, ' . niiso.' '- - -\\- ? ' Certainly, Miss Tanet.' answered the J'^-\ gentleman, rising with much sravlty. ' I Intend to sif'a few minutes later my self. nijJiSJ '?-'»iisert''to sec the rest of you ofi/^^iiJiLplad/'vlio continued, pro ceeding 'to light the candles, ' that Mist .Tanel should be...
The Sketcher. The Mystery of John. . [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
The Sketcher. The' Mystery of John. Viola was like ,i Illy, slender and pale, and with a crest of pale gold hair fine ] a.s floss silk. She wns a dear girl of a ' refined fastidiousness and circumspect thoughts. ? From our sohowldjiy.s we had always regarded her as tiomething to be delicately handled and tenderly cherish ed. She looked like a rapt St. Cecilia at the organ ; s,nmo of the profane even .suspected her of practising the pose, hut it well suited her. It was only dilli cult to iiiMginc. her amid the prose of lire, seeing Miat she looked its poetry. I wns gratified by her notice in our «elioold.iyo, .ind repaid it with swift beauty-worship. . Viola represented to mo then all the heroines of romance. How tenderly apjirccial'ive she was of poetry. Her dear eyes used to fill and overflow for Mrs. ITeinans and Miss Proctor, and I remember her book-shelr wlih all its mororco covered poets in a row of crimson and green backs. I had an enthusiastic pleasure then ,in forecasting my...
POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
' POLICE -..DOUBT. : James Dou-jhertys appnarod ioforo Mr. Murphy, V .\J.', nt the local court on Monday, to answer a charge of being drunk in Sheiidan-striet on the previous day. Fined 10a. or 2 duys' j;aol, the P..M. remarking that ac cueed had not only commiited a breach or the licensing net, but Had also been insirume.ntal in ^ettino some hotel-lippper to break i he law. — Joseph Gavin, lor a similar of£; nee, was or deied to pa3' 10s, or go to gaol !or,;4 days. Each of the aocused elected fo; 'take it out.' - ; ;;!?;
DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
DEATH. Mb C. McCAbe received -word on Saturday c f the serious indi-'poBit on of Iuh mother! wh - has been resid nit in Syilnpy for the. |idi-t' two 3Ti ars. Mr. MoCabe \-tt Qunrlafrai by Sat urdiy'a Imin for,thr- metrop., but had not arrived in Sydney many hours before ma mother joined the filont m»jority. :Mra. AleCabe - had ' been . nil '.ng for ab mt A week, and noihinjtt serious was antici; atntl until Saiur day, when alarming sympt')ina ^er. in, and then it waa known thvitthe end was near. Death took placs at 10 o'clock on Sui dny morning. Mrs .Mc Cabe was the widow of tholato Mr Mo C-b-, gaoler at Gundagai for many yonrs Decease I leaves two norm and two daughters, one of the lattt-r beiny i.n hospital matron, and tho other a schoolteacher. Numerous felegramg of By m path r »nd letters of condolence were lorwardiid to the memiora of tho family by many sympatlrsiug Gundaaai friends immed ately upon receipt rf tha sad news in town. An appeal lias hem mnde l-y the Sn'tin of Turk...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
: CEICKET,; . '-';. The cricket match Blowerinrr -v. Gilmore. pliiyed up Tumut way a few d»ys ago, termirateri in a dispute;' a protest boing entered against the winning team, Gilmore, on account of t'jo laiter havinsi played with s-evi-ral Biillowo mon. Tlie protest wa»,,cjn sid rod by an as'-embUige ot deL.gites — two from cuch team playing in'the competition for the premi ralrp of the district — and it was decidud to liave tho matcli re-played, and allow F3il moro the privil-ge of playing frith two Batlowe men only. [
Is a Novel "A Pack of Lies?" [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
Is a Mel 'A Pack of Lies?' ? * v ? ? ? ? The late Mr. Anthony Trollope was an official of high standing in the PoBt Office, and it was onoe his painful duty to give evidence in a case in which a letter-carrier was accused of stealing money out of a letter. This case was as plain as a pikestaff. The marked money was there, and the author of 'Barchester Towers ' swore to having seen it put in the letter. The young and enthusiastic Irish counsel who defended the prisoner for a time looked blank enough, but at last a happy thought struck him, and he proceeded to cross-examine the dis tinguished novelist. 'Pray, Mr. T., are you not a writer of works of fiction ?' 'Yes.' ' And are nob works of fiotion all u pack of lies V ' Really, my lord, I appeal to your lordship's protection.' The benoh is dumb, and the advocate goes on : ' Are you not a writer of works of fiction, and are they not all a pack of lies?' ' Well, they are not expected to be strictly true ; they are imaginary.' 1 No preva...
A WHITE MAHATMA'S TIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
A WHITE MAHATMA'S TIP- . It is beyond a doubt tliat tho march of education, or, if you will havo it, civilisa tio, has failed to eradicate the interest in tho Occult Sciences, and to day, just as ?much as centuries ago, anyono who pretendB to be inspired to foretell oven such coming ovnnta as cast thoir shadows before is sure of an audience, nay, more, a believing congre gation. Wo havo not introduced all this prolegomena with any wish to discredit Mdmo. Boll, tho White Mahatma, whose ' dream visions ' at the Opera House have been creating so much interest in Calcutta, but simply to secure a sort of protection for ourselves ngaiiiBt the impressions of our representative, which will be found below. Ho writes: — ' I called on Mdmo. Bell at the Ellonboroiigh, and was most cordially and hospitably received. Our conversation had not progressed very far when I found that we were old friends, and that to tho lady I owed the only coup I over brought ofE on tlio Indian turf. It camo about th...
EGYPTIAN PRINCES. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
EGYPTIAN PRINCES. In 1880 the Ithedivo Tewlik determined to appoint an English tutor to tnke.chiirgo of tho education' of the L'rinces Abbas and Mohammed 'AH; his sons, who wero then little boys of six and fivo years old. The gentleman selected was Mr. Alfred Butler, a Fellow of ? Brasohoso ''College/ Oxford. Ho was summoned ' to TVvnf. hv tnlnnrrnnli. whence it might havo been inferred that his presence was required with some urgency, and that tho Viceroy was impatient for the instruction of his sons to begin at once. Four months, however, passed beforo the Khedive allowed the lessona to commence, and then ho desired that they might bo limited to lift eon minuteu a day! Evon that was fouud too long, on ono occa sion, by one, at least, of- tho Princes.' The younger brother was christened ' Little Misahicf 'by his tutor, by reason of his. funny, roguish ways, and somotimes . His Highness could bo lazy. ' Como, Prince,' said his mentor on ono of these occasions, ' it must he done.' .I...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
MARRIAGE.; AT St. PutrlckV; Ouroh. C.nndaf!«i, on Saturday, Jiov-mbar '26:l-, ly tho Rev. P Donovan, Thomas, aeonnd son of I . aid Jolmnnah .Fiyim,1 i.f South Oumlagai 10 hWiFN, ►econd daughter of. Patrice and K. Mulqu'eiKV, of Wiipra. Gnnd.a|«i Independent ? * — — WKD-ESnAY, KOVEMBER 30, 189?.
REID'S REVENUE [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 30 November 1898
REID'S REVENUE « ? e ? Never before in any Austra . lian colony has political life been so prostituted as was the caEe in the Assembly last week. Recently Mr. Reid de clared that, owing to the nuni !-:«»? r\t KnA efwenno r.lirnmrr! which the colony had to battle, its finances wanted repairing, and,- fearing to attack the land exemptions, he does a pretty political somersault and decides to secure revenue, through the Customs House. But George this time reckoned without his host — there was one joint in his political tail that refused to work without oiling, and a stoppage of operations was threatened unless some lubrica tion was applied. The Labor party — composed of men sup posed to represent the working classes— could not conscien tiously countenance fchp inflict ion ot duties that would most ly .effect waee-earuers — so they , said — and, Premier Hoid, find ing that he was likely to bo de Bertcd by his scorbutic s^rfs when the pinch came announced that he would let the cocoa and ...