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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 4 January 1909
ALL ARE UNITED In saying that for all Stomach Trou bles there is no remedy like Dr. Sheldon's Digestive Tabules. Price 2/6 per tin. Obtainable at Mockler Bros., George-street, Bathurst; E., Morgan, Burraga.* SALVATION ARMY, TO-NIGHT. Au evening of mirth and music by ' The Musical Mystery,' Envoy Castles. COURT HOUSE HOTEL. — Visitors to Bathurst will find this Hotel a ' Home away from Home.' \V. HOWDEN, Pro prietor.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 4 January 1909
On Friday the railways carried 138,889 passengers, an increase - of 8922 com pared with New Year's Day, 1908. The revenue increased by ^294. The award given on Thursday by the. Royal Commission in regard to the Teralba miners' claims does not come up to the men's expectations, but it is un likely they will fall cut with the specified increases,
HOBBY'S YARDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 4 January 1909
HOBBY'S YARDS. The Harvest. — Wheat harvesting in In full swing, and the average yield may be set down at from twelve to fourteen bushels pier acre. New Year's eve proved to be the' hottest day of the summer up to date, the thermometer registering 97 degrees in the shade. The rainfall for the year just ended was a little less than T3 inches, fully 6 inches below the aver age. The local rainfall for 1907 was nearly 27 Inches. The -grass Is suf ficient for present requirements, but unless we get abundant rains at anj early date,, the prospects for the au tumn and winter will not be bright. Shearing operation^ were completed somo little time ago, and wool grow ers seemed well satisfied with the' clip, both as regards weight and quality. The highest 'tally' made I11 the neighbourhood (160 in one' day), was by a shearer named Byron, at Mr. C. Brown's (Cross Hills), machine shear ing shed. The unusually warm days and high dry winds are doing consid erable injury to the vegetation.
Bush Fires. TRACTS OF COUNTRY ABLAZE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 4 January 1909
1 Bush Fires. I TRACTS OF COUNTRY ABLAZE. Tha Bathurst District is not, un : fortunately, escaping from the effects f of the' fire fiend, and' evidences ot fire have been noticed for the past i ? few days in the mountainous country. | On Saturday, a fire broke out on Mr. !; Ivatt's estate, at Wlnburndale Creek, I near the Hop Beds. The flames spread rapidly, and before they were suppressed about 1000 acres of grass country were burnt. Fortunately, there Was 110 slock on this portion of the estate at the time. It is thought that this fire was caused by parties of picnickers who were out in that . direction on New Year's Day. Yesterday there was 'a second out break in the same direction, [but; about six miles further away.1 The fire appeared to start at Merrylands, beyond Yetholme, land quickly mad«i its way over the country, reaching as far as the Kirkconnell Estate. On this sstate there were a number of sheep, but wo have not iheard whether * any loss of stock was sustained. Sub Ins...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 4 January 1909
I An extensive bush fire is raging in the - Lachlan district. The 'dense scrubs ' 1 'alodg Kangaroobie and Broula ranges is burning fiercely. The fire is reported to be 16 miles long by eight miles wide. A party of University teacher-students from Sydney, Adelaide, Goulburn, and other places is encamped at Tallong, near Goulburn.
ROCKLEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 4 January 1909
ROCKLEY. i (From our Correspondent). The annual sports and picnic in aid of the Methodist Church: were held on the Recreation Ground on New Year's Day, and were a pronounced success. Under the direction of Mr. W. H. Ste vens, as steward, the sports ? commit tee, consisting of A. Amos, W. G. Todd, , ' . _ , _ V. ? ? ? XV TV F. aud A. tsrooKs, 0. '? -? Keating, A. S. Toole, C. Hunt, and W. J. Amos, provided a good day's sport for all. . i ? The bicycle events were handicapped; by Messrs. J. Stevens and H. L. Bell, Mr. J. Barnes acting as judge. Th« Opening Handicap, was won by Captain Hezlitt, and F. Herbert, 2. Rockley Handicap: W. L'. Cummins, 1; H. Mc Spedden, 2. Final: W. L. Cummins, 1; H. McSpedden, 2. The foot racing and other items cre ^ t-,^i vintVr interest and amusement. The married men's race was won by C. Moody, 1; L. Gunning, 2. Single Men's Handicap: H. Churchill, 1; S.- Black, Youth's race: L. Hasson, 1; L. Todd, 2; throwing at wicket, E. Evans, l; stepping 100 yards, G...
COUNTRY NEWS OBERON. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 4 January 1909
COUNTRY NEWS OBERON. (From our correspondent). Trip to the Cr.ves.— A large party of Oberon people visited the Caves yes terday, four coaches being loaded. A very enjoyable day was spent, but they had a most thrilling experience com ing home, owing to the bush, fire* raging ou the Caves Hill, causing trees to fall across the road. Fortunately, no accident occurred. Hospital Ball.- — The ball 111 aid ol the Bathurst Hospital, held last night, was a great success, and resulted in £15 being netted. The Weather.— The heat here is in tense, and the grass is fast disappear ing. The grasshoppers are very plen tiful. Rain is badly needed. January 2, 1909., i : . 1
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 4 January 1909
FUNERAL. &nbsp; GOLSBY. — The friends of Mr. Charles Golsby, of Caloola, are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of his late beloved Son, Edward Joseph (Ted), to move from the Bathurst Hospital, at 3.30 THIS (MONDAY) AFTERNOON, for the Church of England Cemetery, Bathurst. MRS. WELLINGTON & SON, Undertakers. FUNERAL. &nbsp; &nbsp; COLAHAN. — The friends of Messrs. John, Patrick, and James Colahan, Mrs. R. J. Montgomery, and the Misses Mary and Alecia Colahan, are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of their late beloved Mother, Mary Ann, to move from her late residence, 70 Havannah-street, THIS (MON- DAY) AFTERNOON, at 3 o'clock, for the Roman Catholic Cemetery. W. S. HODGE, Undertaker, Telephone 42. 57 Keppel-street.
Personal. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 4 January 1909
Personal, The Bishop left ou Saturday by the I S.S. 'India' for a holiday trip to Fremantle', W. A. He expects to be away from the Diocese for three weeks. The friends of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Golsby, of Caloola, will regret to hear of the death of their son, Mr. 'Ted' Golsby, who has fallen a victim to an attack of typhoid. Mr. Golsby was &nbsp; ill when brought into town two or three weeks ago. He succumbed last evening. Deceased was a fine, sturdy &nbsp; specimen of a young Australian. He was 21 years of age, and on the farm was his father's right hand. His death will be a sad blow to his par- ents, to whom general sympathy is extended. The funeral will take place this afternoon.
SUDDEN DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 4 January 1909
SUDDEN DEATH. &nbsp; &nbsp; On Saturday afternoon last, Mrs. Ag- nes Ah Foo, wife of an aged Chinese miner named James Ah Foo, living at Gilmandyke, about 7 miles from Bath- urst, was brought into Bathurst for Medical attendance, she having, for some time, been suffering from ill- &nbsp; health. A medical man was called in, and shortly after he had examined her and left, the woman died sudden- ly. The doctor gave a certificate to the effect that the cause of death was heart failure. Senior Constable Cole was communicated with, and he sub- &nbsp; sequently reported the death to the &nbsp; Coroner— Mr. T. C. K. McKell, P.M.— who dispensed with an inquest. De- ceased was 51 years of age, and leaves a grown up family.
NEWS BY TELEGRAPH The Broken Hill Crisis. RAILWAY BLOWN UP. A SECRET MESSAGE. Sydney, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 5 January 1909
i NEWS BY TELEGRAPH | f(From New South Wales Country Press Association). - I $ The Broken Hill Crisis. £ RAILWAY. BLOWN UP. I A SECRET 'MESSAGE. ii. Sydney, Monday. ! Portion of tlie railway line feeding the Proprietary Mine, arolcea Hill, iiias been blown uj& The blowing up ol the line, which occurred last night, is no doubt attributable to the pickets or their sympathisers. The intention x , evideutly was to prevent supplies be % lug taken to the mine for* the men en ( gaged there. The damage done is only slight. , It is understood that a further de tachment of police will leave Sydney for the Barrier to-night, to cope with possible further trouble. The Secretary of the Sydney Labour Council received a letter this morning from the secretary of the Broken Hill mmhinflri nnions. with reference to the trouble between the A.M.A, and the * Proprietary Company. The nature of v. the communication was kept secret. V The Secretary said, (however, if the £/ trouble became more serio...
General News [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 5 January 1909
General News Large bush fires were raging in the | ranges about the Hawkesbury, aud at 1 several places between the river aud | Hornsby. | Buslr fires have occurred in many. | parts of the country. The Melbourne | Express dashed through burning coun- | try in the vicinity of Douglas Park. 1 A collision between the Adelaide Ex- S ! press and the Buninyong train was I j narrowly averted at Ballarat East. The b circumstances are said to be some- || what similar to those which preceded . 1 the Braybrook disaster.' 1 Mr. David Gaunson, for many years, 1 a prominent figure in Victorian poll- ,11 tics, died on Saturday. He was first JS elected to the Legislative Assembly in 1 1S75, and in ISSi became' Minister for ffl j Lands in the O'Loghleii Ministry. 5?. Existence may bo summed up thus : Up till thirty — live. After thirty— liver. And then— just liviug.-R. Hichens. Life need 't not oe miserame alter you are tmrty years irv-J old. If your liver is sluggish and refuses sre to perform its ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 5 January 1909
Elsie Muriel Pope' (14), was drowned at the Ten Feet Falls,' Mittagong, on New Year's Day. while attempting to rescue a Mrs. Lowe' and her daughter. Mrs. Lowe fell into the water when endeavouring to assist her daughter. Deceased then came forward with the object of assisting Mrs. Lowe, but also slipped in. You will pay jufifc'as much for a bottle i.f Chamberlain's Cough Remedy as for any or. the other medicines, but you savo money in buying it, The saving is ;in what yon get, not what yon pay. Tlio sure-to-curc you quality is in every bottle of this remedy, and yon get good rortilts when j ou lake it Buying cougli medicine is an im portant matter. Neglected colds cften de velop serious conditions, and when you buy a cough medicino y.ou want lo be sure you are getting one that will cure' your cold. When you buy Chamberlain's Cough Rem edy you tako 110 chances.'* It always cures, for sale by L. Edglpy .-ind Co. Dorothy Ellen Board (1G), and Ste phen Flewell Smith (17), were drown ed ...
How Bill Bought a New Saddle. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 5 January 1909
How Bill Bought a New Saddle. (By New Chum,). Bill was on a Yisit to us. Hes a relative of the wife's, and lives in a*n out of the way spot in the bush. A great rider, and a fine ihand with a team of horses or bullocks in a bog. To look at he's not much, and when vn,i first- talk with him you think he's daft; after a while, you change your opinion. A clever fellow from Syd ney once said that when Nature began to make Bill it intended something un common, though somehow the whole contract, wasn't carried out. He's a fine chap. On Wednesday he and I strolled up town to hear the Band, and see wihat was on. Nearing Howick-street, we heard a strange sound. 'Saw-mill working overtime?' in quired Bill, as he struck a match to light his pipe. Just at once I couldn't explain; it. Then I remembered that I had heard Phil crying out that some one with a foreign name would speak at Beavis' for the pubs, and smash the antili quorites into bits. 'Come 011,' I said, livening up, 'there'll be fun he...