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Tomerong. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven News and South Coast Districts Advertiser — 12 August 1893
; Temeroag- (FHOM A CORIIKSFONDENT.) L. and D. Society. — After two months' recess, necessitated by the severity of the weather and the want of a comfortable building in which to hold their meetings, the Tomerong L. and D. Society purpose holding a general meeting on Tuesday 22nd inst, when the business will be the election of officers and arrangement of other preliminaries in aonnection with the re-opening of the society. Concert. — In order to raise funds «^ for the repair of the old church build- Y ing, which is also used generally for |^ public meetings, a concert will be help in Tomerong on Friday evening, 18th inst. Several visitors of reputed talent from tho surrounding districts have kindly consented to assist, so that the public of Tomerong may look forward to an exceptional musical treat. August 10.
THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven News and South Coast Districts Advertiser — 12 August 1893
THE TURF. At the Kensington Pony aud Galloway raoes, Sydney, on Thursday, Pyree (7.3) was an unsuccessful starter for the Telegraph Handicap, 4 fur tongs, for horses 13.2 and under ; aB was also Little Sham rock (7.9) in the Pony Handicap, 5 fur longs, for horses 14.0 and under. Mr. John T. Suna, of Numba, has re fused an offer of 170 gns. for his bay filly .Excellence, from 'Astrea. Excellence is sister to Unnamed and Leisure Hour, and the three were bred by Mr. Peter Hall. Tho little mure Catarina, which was bred by Mr. John f. Sana, and ran at he last annual meeting of the now defunct Shoalbaven United Turf Club, won the 14 hands race at Canterbury Park on Tuesday last. Citariua id by Bupert from Irene.
Fatal Accident near Berry. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven News and South Coast Districts Advertiser — 12 August 1893
Fatal Aooi&e&t new Berry. On Wednesday night last, about 400yds from Berry station, a man named Patrick Sheedy, aged 35, a laborer, was run over by the 9.30 train, his head being crushed in and his right leg being almost severed above the ankle. At the inquest, the driver stated that he had felt a slight motion, and on arriving at Bomaderry terminus he discovered blood on the brake gear, and afterwards found the hat belong ing to deoeased. A search was made along the line to near Berry, a distance of seven miles, when the body was found lying between the rails terribly mutilated. The remains were iden tified by the step-sister of the deceased, and a verdiot was returned of accidental death by being run over, there being no evidence to show how deceased came to be walking on the railway line.
Berry School of Arts. ANNUAL COMMEMORATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven News and South Coast Districts Advertiser — 12 August 1893
Sorry School of Arts. ANNUAL COMMEMORATION. A soiree in celebration of the estab lishment of tho Berry School of Arts was held in the main hall of the insti tute on Tuesday last under most favor able auspices. A sumptuous tea, pro vided and superintended by ladies of the town and district, was served at 6 p.m., the attendance of members and their friends, with guests invited from neighbouring towns, numbering several hundreds. The tea, meeting occupied two sittings. The hull was extensively and tastefully decorated with ferns, burrawangs, bunting, etc., and the scene was an animated one right up to the ' speech hour.' The Berry School of Arts, it might be said, enjoys a popularity unattained by any other society of the kind in these parts. This is undoubtedly due to the fact that the committee of management has ever striven to render tho institute attractive to all classes. Its machinery, too, has been kept in good working order for several years past. Tho 'intellectual torch,' to w...
The Classification of Land. TO THE EDITOR OR THE SHOVLHAVEN NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven News and South Coast Districts Advertiser — 12 August 1893
The Classification of La&A. TO THE EDITOR OF THE SHOALHAVEN NEWS. Sir, —All parties soem to be agreed that up to the present our land system has been practically a failure, but while the need fai reform is generally admitted, none of the leading politicians seem to have any definite idea as to what is actually required. They have no knowledge either of the urea or the character of the national estate or of the manner in which it m-&y be best utilised. If a private individual wished to soil his land to the best advantage he would naturally have it survejed and divided into allotments most suitable for the requirements of purchasers. This is the way tho State should deal with its own lands, whether intended for lease or sale. Tho value of State lauds depends entirely on their general character, and this should be ascertained before anything is done with them. In his prize essay, ' The Land and the People,' Mr. Epps has pointed out that both Victoria and New Zealand hav...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven News and South Coast Districts Advertiser — 19 August 1893
Theoat Afpectioss and Hoassekesh— —All suffering from irritation of tbe throat and hoarseness will be agreeably surprised at the almost immediate relief afforded by the use of ' Brown's Bronchial Troches.' These famous ' ' lozenges ' ere now sold by most respectable chemists in this country at Is. 1M. per box. People troubled with a 'hacking cough,' a ' slight cold,' or bronchial affections, cannot try them too soon, as similar troubles, if allowed to pro gross, result in serious Pulmonary and ABthmntJc affections. See that tbe words ' Brown's Brcachial Troches' are on the Government Stamp around each box. — Prepared by John I. Brown & Soks, Boston, U.S. European depot, 33, Far ririgdon Bond, London England. F-» COUGHS, COLDS, BRON CHITIS, ASTHMA, INFLUENZA, CONSUMPTION, &c.,&o. KAY'S COMPOUND ESSENCE OF LINSEED, Aniseed, Senega, Squill, Tolu, &c. KAY'S COMPOUND, a demulcent expectorant, for Coughs, Colds, and Chest Compliiintfi. TRAY'S COMPOUND, for ...
Was Jacob Gross a Fool? [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven News and South Coast Districts Advertiser — 19 August 1893
'Was Jacob Gross a Fool? ' I can't make one of a party of thirteen,' be exclaimed ; eomo of us will be sure to die within a week.' Thus spoke barber Jacob Gross, of Batavia, on the 12th of November last. The occasion was a dinner party. When the (fuests were all seated Gross noticed that theie were thirteen at table. The others tried to laugh him out'ofjhie superstition, but be insisted th&t no wuuia not eat as one of a company of thiiteoc. A fourteenth guost was therefore added to tbe number. ' Now we're safe,' said Gross, and the festivities proceeded. Gross boarded at a hotel in Batavia. Ten days later the hotel was burned to the ground. The next morning the body of a man was found in the ruinB. It was tbe body of the barber Gross. Now, this, is a curious thing to happen, certainly ; but is it more than that) Do you beiieve there is anything in the common notion that thirteen is an unlucky number ? or that Friday is an unlucky day of the week? As much business is done ou ...
Newspaper Borrowing. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven News and South Coast Districts Advertiser — 19 August 1893
Newspaper Borrowing A writer iu the Bendigo Independent Bays : — ' Subscribers to newspapers would be conferring a boon on the pub lishers, and also helping in some slight degree to improve the quality of their favorite papers, if they would distinctly, once and lor all, refuse to be bothered by the borrowing next-door neighbour, or the neighbour on the other side of ? the road. When these shameful beg gars send, as usual, for the day's paper . — I wouldn't suggest tolling an untruth for anything — let them simply send back a reply that the baby has torn the paper into little bits, that the pup has chewed it all up, or that the cat has made a lied of it for her newly-;irrived family of little ones ; or that Sally is going round the house with it on her head for curl papers. Usually, the newspaper borrowers can as well afford to buy one of their own as the parties whom they are in the habit of plague ing with their request. Yourinveterate newspaper borrower is mean enough for anythin...
Nowra Municipal Council. THE DEATH OF TWO OFFICERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven News and South Coast Districts Advertiser — 19 August 1893
l^owra Municipal Council.* THE DEATH OF TWO OFFICERS. A short meeting of the Nowra Council was held on Monday last (the regular day), hut no business was transacted. ;There were present the Mayor, Aldermen James Monaghan, Scotchmer, G. Sinclair, J. Crawford, A. H. Woods, and J). Hyatn. The 'Mayor announced the untimely death of two of tjie Council's servants, Thomas Edwards (council clerk) and Joseph Walker (maintenance man). He spoke very feelingly of Loth the deceased and expressed his great sorrow at their death. He felt that Iib couid not trust himself to say much on the subject, and he suggested that out of respect for tbe deceased the Council should be adjourned. Alderman Sinclair, in. moving the adjournment of the Council, said that although they differed as councillors at times, in the face of calamity like that which had befallen them, all their feelirrgs were softened. He had always known Mr. Edwards as a friend and an able officer, acting ever as a Chris tian gentleman an...
The Parson's Wife. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven News and South Coast Districts Advertiser — 19 August 1893
The Parson's Wife. A clergyman was recently appointed to a parish on the southern coast (N. S. W.), and a lady who had given hf-r services for many years as organist waited upon the minister's wife, and kindly asked her when she would l;e prepared to commence choir practice 1 The minister's vt ife replied, with a toss of the head, that ehe 'knew nothing about it, and rudely shut the door. The lady-organist at once resigned her position, and the clergyman is warmly endeavouring to enlist another in her place. But until his wife learns to treat visitors more courteous, it is to be hoped that the vacancy will remain unfilled. I had a slight experience , myself with that clergyman's wife, who ordered her husband to shut the door and come to his breakfast, before I had reully time to explain my business to the follower of the Great Nazarene who said ' I will draw all men unto .me.' Thank heaven, ministers' wives are not all like the one referred to. — The Eye Witness, Sydney.
The Late Mr. Thomas Edwards. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven News and South Coast Districts Advertiser — 19 August 1893
The Late ££?? Thomas Edwards. The Jate Mr. Tliocias Edwards, who was drowned with Mr. Joseph Walker in the Shoalhaven River, served his time to the printing business in the office of the Illawakea Mercury in iiis native town, Wollongong. In the same office, during Mr. Archibald McCourt (now M.L.A.) and several others, since risen to prominent posi tions in the world, -also started their careers. Shortly 'after completing his apprenticeship, Mr, Edwards accepted a position on the SriwEr 'Morning Herald staff, which he held for a number of years. , Ho next was found on the staff of the. Kiama Independent, and he faithfully served Mr. Weston as an all-round hand. He was always considered a capable, painstaking workman, and during the years he spent in 'Kiama, as well as for..a,;time after his coming: to Shoalhaven, he did good service for. his employers in. the work of- reporting. Ho had an engagement for some time with the late Mr. G. I. Watson on the Kiama-Eepoetee, 3md after leaving...
A House Burnt Down at Barrongarry. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven News and South Coast Districts Advertiser — 19 August 1893
A Souse Burst Sawn &t Barron On Sunday night lust the residence of Mr. S. Murray, at Barrengarry, was liurut to the ground, nnd its contends . — representing almost everything the family possessed — were totally des troyed. Everything in tho house (says the Kangaroo Valley PlONEEU) had tieen packed up, ready for removal on Monday, Mr. Murray having taken a farm at Begn, whither he intended having his household goods conveyed. Mr. and Mrs. Murray and the children left the premises about 9 p.m., for the purpose of spending a night with some friends, by way of farewell visit, leaving everything in readiness for loading in the uioruing. When they left the premises, they were careful to extinguish the fire, no signs of which were visible when they left at the hour mentioned. Mr. Murray estimates that £50 would not cover his loss.
Central Shoalhaven Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven News and South Coast Districts Advertiser — 19 August 1893
Central Shoalhavea Council. This Council met yesterday. Present : The Mayor (Mr. Hugh McKenzie), Alder men Brereton, Herno, Laniond, and Emery. Correspondence was road from Turner and Henderson in re Municipal Directory. From the Undor-Secrctary, informing the Council that the matter of the £400 grant promised by the Government for tho erection of the Orookhaven Bridge would have to stand ovor as there were no funds available at present for that purpose. It was decided that that tho Council clerk write Mr. Morton, M.P., informing him that the Council hnd already entered into negotiations and had made themsolvos liable for tho amount, and asking that gentleman to further urge on the Govern ment to fulfil their promise. It was also agreed that the tenders bo left open till the next meeting. From J. McClure and J. McArthur, contractors,in referenco to contract for bridge, and their tenders. KEPOMS. Alderman Heine reported that Iiehardt had finished his No. . 1 contract, but he found th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven News and South Coast Districts Advertiser — 19 August 1893
'The Wedding Mobnijng.' This Clmi'ining Academy Picture, or Firtli's ' So Clean,' or Dorothy Tetinant's ' Heads Oveb Tails' will he SENT FREE on receipt of 25 SUNLIG&T SOAP wrappers, with 50 framed, and with 100 framed in gilt. Address : 232 Clarence Strcut, Sydney. ' It in full early to remind my readers about tho spring clean-up, but 'SUNLIGHT SOAP ' will bo always welcome by those who take a pride in thuir home and surroundings, whilo to help one over tho trial oF washing day, and inako cltithes as white as snow, ' SUNLIGHT SOA P ' is witbout exception the best and mo6t oconomical preparation in the market. Its cleansing power is wonderful, and yet its purity enables it being used for evon the most delicate cambric or lace, or for cleaning the most choice paint, whilo for washing woollen goods this soap justly deserves tho attention of thoso ladies wishing to keep thoir Bmmcls soft and ecjual to new. ' SUNLIGHT SOAP ' cleans anything and everything, u very economical, and...
SYDNEY MARKETS. MESSRS. FOLEY BRORTHER'S WEEKLY REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven News and South Coast Districts Advertiser — 19 August 1893
„„ syd^by' markets. Messes F.oiAsr Beotkees' Weekly ? ,- ,~ ?. , .- B.EPOBT. : -.-Butter in good demand. ' piieese.rr-j^e^v. -cheese^ still scarce at ?^lighBr^iuotations. -: ?:.;.? ????''-' ; - -Bacon.— Demand fairly good. i fiutteCdairy' V9d±o 0s lOd per ft ) [„„??.'; factory, 1&Q& to Osfld.per Jb t '? Bacon liarid-curddi'4jd'fo SJd'peVlb--' ? :i,'i ,j'i t machine-cured, Od to Od per ft '. Hams, hand-cured, nominal. g . „ ; jaachino-pured, Pd to Od per ft ? Lard^Mib^Jd^erlbi;' -lid ' j JSggSj.Os 9d to s lOd ptr doz; j T'o wfi, 2s 3d . to 3p Od per. pair . , | Ducks,i3sX)d tbSs'Bdper pair I ] Turkeys, '?aOd.to*s,Od perJpair! i] :; Geese, is Od to'CsOd' per pair ; '.. 's '? Cheese, SJd^o^'per tti: ';xi.^-i--- '?-.' ? Maize, 3s Cd to Ss Od per bushel . | ? Pdtatoesr£7 18sto;£8-€s per ton 1 j rJIoney, 2d4»,4d a ',...;?' 'Calves, 5spd#o26sa9d:cach;, rjv; '-:\, i Calf -skins, 0s9d to Is Od bach ' ' ''' ' '' '? Pigs, Oa 2d to 0s3id per \h ??- ! ajde^i'Oa^oOsAd^;;;:^ S Tall...
Dairy Notes. [Newspaper Article] — The Shoalhaven News and South Coast Districts Advertiser — 19 August 1893
Dairy Notes... ' . The 'Lion', factory at . Barrpngarry received 42,000 gullonaof milk last month, ^^ and paid suppliers 3d per gallon.— — '????? ^m The jjindiandy^ Daily Company; paid H suppliors 6d per gallon for milt treated at ? the factory during the mouth of July. , ' '2. Fowls, like pigs, are fond of milk: (]««.. .'^?'11. I~ J,X-™J-'-i.J 1L-J41»rj., -**,J , brings 'on Jaying if given .JheJJL daily, summer and winter. Many' fancie s have a surplus of milk, and tbe-^igs get all of it, Jjet the. he(i^,hRve ^..jhaioj, they wiil^sbiih 'sh'ow' Srhethbr it;-'benefit8 * their general health or not. ? - ?- ? : . -'iTilei^oxperien'oel of 'Mr.' FJL. rBurrows, ~ of panipniio', rplaretijsfe) River districti^sn condensing nnlk.^itts iuterostcd tlio Agri cultural Department to the extent of sending an expert tip thore. fie is of opinion that nieTnanufactureiJuuld iie~ carried on in conjunction with that of butter, and at email expense. ?'. 'iv'^*\J' A dairyman ?who was milking, a large herd...