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NEWS AND NOTES. "Brief then; and what's the news!"—King John. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 August 1881
NEWS AND NOTES. "llrlef.'tlicD! and wliat'i :he ne\y«!"-King John, The Minister for Minos has resigned. Football match to-morrow-(Jlenheads v. Goulburn. Thompson, for stealing letters, two years with bard labour in Tamworth gaol. Deniliquin is going in for a Free Public Library. Both .the alluvial and the quartz interests at Temora are in a healthy state. Slight revival of gold-nrioing at Wagga. Some promising reefs tube re-opened shortly. Peach blossoms already in some of the orchards around Sydney. Tenders are invited for the construction of a separate ward to Goulburn Hospital. The Commercial Banking Company are erecting commodious new offices in Wagga Wagga, ? A man charged with stealing a pillow in Sydney has beer arrested at Denili quin. The Sultanof Turkey has £2,000,000 a year. But then he has 500 wives, and that puts a different- complexion on it. The average yield of wheat last year in New South Wales was 14£ bushels. Speed the plough. Sir Bryan O'Loghlen's Ministry is lik...
RINGBARKING ON CROWN LANDS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 August 1881
RINGBARKING ON CROWN LANDS. : . The Minister for Mints was waited upon oa Weiluosday morning by a large deputa tion irotn th« Forbes district, introduced by Mr. H. H. Oookii, M.L A. 'JL'he ?-other' members of the deputation were Messrs. Ljughmm, Bodel, Wilkinson, Ryrity and. Douglass, Mh.L.A., with Messrs. Turner, of Goudobolin; Mr. Burcher, Euglo ; Mr. Fox, of Towyal ; Mr. Brooke, Oanapara; , and Mr. Leitcli, of Bnrrigeri'i. Mr. Turner presented u petition1 praying the Government to sanction ringbamiug on Crown lands, anbjeut to certain restrictions, and to lake.steps for securing the clearance of the dense pine scrub which encumbered the land, nud threatened to make it worth less. The poiition, Mr. Turner stated, bore the signature of all olasses in the diatriot. Mr. Fox said that runs which wore first class properties 20 years ago were now use ess, in consequeuoe of the sorub. Mr, Burolier said that he knew many runs on whioh there would be shorn this year only halt the number of...
Southern Daily Argus. PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING Truth, ever lovely since the world began, The foe of tyrants and the friend of man.—Campbell. GULBURN: FRIDAY, AUGUST 12. THE WATER IN OUR RIVERS. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 August 1881
aPTT-BIilSHED ETBEY MORNING Trulli, over lovely since tlie world bogan, TJio^foeiof tyrants and tlie friend, of man.-Campbell, i G,QUI&lt;BURff: FRIDAY, AUGUST 12. THE WATER. IN OUR RIVERS. THE&B"'are,l'«hany causes whioh ' should operate Jn.the. direction of making those who&e business obliges them to see after the public, health be very particular in the mat ter of cleanliness in our rivera. Difficulties, perhaps^ a, trifling' nature,' or it may be of considerable magnitude, will be experienced in tlxb"attompt to' carry out the course wliich sanitary laws might prescribe. But .whilst in every oity or town a different combination of ciroumstanoes exist, yet in all the necessity for tfce.TUse/iof stringent; measures will be found to prevail; If ' we take the case of Melbourne or Sydney, we at onoe peroeive how great'must be the disparity between the condition of tho rivers or. other collec tions of water used by the publio in these plaoe's^and ' that peculiar...
DEATH OF THE HON. GEORGE OAKES, M.L.C. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 August 1881
DEATH OF THE HON. GEORGE OAKES. M.L.O. A ' ? ? » WE regret to have to chronicle the fact that the Hon. George Oakes, M.L.O., one of the best known and most respaoted of our colo nists, met with on nccident on Wednesday evening, on the Elizabeth-street tramway, which terminated in: his death. The' hon. gentleman had been attending to his Parlia mentary duties, and left the Legislative Counoil Chamber about 6 o'olook, intend ing to take a tram to Eedfern, and thence proceed by train to Parramatta. After lie arrived at the tramway office in Elizabeth street a tram from Waverley passed in the direction of Hunter-street. This tram was followed at a short distance by another whioh had also arrived from Wavorley. Both trams had stopped at the corner of Elizabeth and King streets to allow passen gers to "light, and then continued their journey. Mr. Oakes seems to have been unaware of the faot that two trums were so dose to the terminus. When the first bad passed the office he stepped on to ...
LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. Goulburn Police Court. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 August 1881
LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS. Goulburn Police Court. On Thursday, August 11, before Mr. 0. S. Alexander, Mr. John Lewis, 33 years of ago, one of H.M. volunteers was charged with vagrancy. The accused said that of late he bad nut met with the respeot and attention due to his position, and that through unfortunate circumstances he had not spent as much of his time as he could have wished " at home." He believed in being left " at home " for six months at a stretch. At, Parramatta and at Burrima his .wishes wore sometimes fully met with; he had been kept " at home " at those plaoes, sometimes for a month, sometimes for six months, and he wished to be equally well treated in Goulburn, but would not be fully satisfied with less than six months-one month "at home" was scarcely worth any thing. His worship declined complying with the gentleman's desire for such a long period of recreation at present, but, sent him " home " for seven days.
PARLIAMENTARY. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 August 1881
V ARXI AMEJSf T All Y. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10. In tlxe Legislative Council, Sir John Roberison answered questions in reference lo tbe quarantining of vessels from Hongkong, and the proposal to declare the port of London an infected port; aud Sir George luueg answered a question in reference (o larrikiniem. A motion by Mr. Durley, that counsel be heard at tho bar of tbe House in suppprt of a petition' against tbe Chinese .Restriction Bill having been agreed to, Mr. W. B, Dalley, Q,.0" addressed the House iu opposition to the Chinese Restric tion Bill, hb forwarded by tho Assembly for tho Council's concurrence. Mr. Dalley huring withdrawn, tho Coun cil went into committee for tho nurpoBO of further considering in detail the Criminal Law Consolidation Bill. The House baring resumed, (he bill was reported with amendments. The House adjourned till Thursday. In the Legislative Assembly, Ministers replied to questions respecting the reserves for the accomodation of team sters in the district...
Just Escaped. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 August 1881
' Just Escaped. > In Sloane-street, on Wednesday! a .little girl barely escaped being run over by a cart. She was crossing the street, carrying a satchel in her hand, anddid Dot notioe the oart until it was almost upon her. Fortu nately, another youngster, who happened to be; by, pulled the little one away ; but such was the extent of the danger; that the satohel was actually knocked from the child's hand and crushed out of all shape by tho horse's hoofs. --- ?
Ex-parte Thomas S. Russell. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 August 1881
Ex-parte Thomas S. Russell. In the Supreme Oourt, on-Tuesday; before his Honor Mr. Justice Windeyer (in cham bers), Dr. Sly, instructed by Messrs. Stephen, Laurence,. and Jacques, moved for a rule nisi for a common law prohibition direoted to magistrates at Broidwood, in the matter of an" action; brought in a .court of petty, sessions, on 16th June, 1881, against the applicant, a bailiff, for neglecting to make a levy on 11th December, 1880. The gronnds for the motion were that the aotion was not brought, within six months of the cause of action, arising, although the notice of the action was given within the time" limited. Rule granted, returnable next Friday week. Mr. Pirani, who was recently thrown from his horse at St. Kilda, died on Friday last. He was 80 years of iage^ and had been mar ried only a few weeks. 'His funeral was. largely attended on Monday, over 100 mem -bers of the Melbourne TJniversity appearing in full academic oostume. . - The police report tha' the Kelly Gang...
Football. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 August 1881
Football. On Saturday next the G-oulburn Football Club are engaged to play the (Henheads, from Sydney, in Brook's paddock. , The visitipg team have been successful in several first-class matches in the metropolis, and the game oh Saturday lnext may be looked forward to as close; and. interesting. The following team has been obosen to represent Goulburn, viz.Messrs/Bennett, Morphy, Ross, Howard, Belcher, Beegling, Baker, Nash, 3?urner, Joplin, Bakor, L. Neabitt, Jardinej Martyr, and . Gibson. Emergencies-W. Pursehouse, Sohofield, and Baxter.
Pre-emptive and Auction Leases. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 August 1881
.Pre-emptive and Auction Leases. As the period is approaching during whioh pre-emptive lease and auction lease holders must pay their rentB for renewal, it has been considered desirable to Btate for the information of suoh persons ,that muoh unnecessary delay and inoonvenienoe will be avoided, and the probability of embarras sing complications materially diminished if they inatead of forwarding their amounts direot to the treasury will pay them to the local Grown land agent, who will issue speoifio receipts, and transmit the money to Sydney with suoh information as is required by the head offioe; although the law allows lessees the option of either oourse,. thnt now reoommendod will be found by far the more desirable one to follow ; but if any persons should prefer to forwnrd tbeir rentB direot to the treasury it must be| understood that the remittance must be accompanied by a letter containing the; numbers and piarti cuUrs of the leases to which they wish the money to be applied.-A...
Wesleyan Mutual Improvement Society. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 August 1881
Wesleyan Mutual improvement Society. . A very interesting meeting of the mem bers of this societ^'was held on Wednesday evening lnstin1 the rooms at rear of tbe lecture hull. The business was impromptu addresses. , Some of the subjeots were as follows Geography, smoking, gaB, houses, navigation, the Chinese, , our future, character, relation between Englandand Australia, cultivation of good habits when young/ The * subjeots having been freely disoussed the seoretary gave out that the business,for next Wednesday would be pre pared addresses, after which, the .meeting was closed with the benediotion.
Forgetting, his Agreement. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 August 1881
Forgetting, his Agreement. One is an adept in the "manly ort " and has only recently taken up his residence in Gundagai. We will call him Nosneb. The other is-well, a bushmapohtan, and rejoices in the name of Ivory.' Said the latter to the former, "I'll put on the gloves with you ifjyoulike." " Pshawj" replied the other, " I could knook the stuffin, out of you with one hand." It was then agreed that thoy should have a round on the understanding' that Nosneb should use only one fist. As soon as they were ready Ivorv made a great rush at his opponent with the view of over powering scienoe with force, and Nosneb, forgetting for the moment that he had but one glove on slung out his ungloved hand, and landed poor Ivory a terrific blow in the eve.--Times.
MASS WILL BE CELEBRATED AT— GOULBUBN DISTRICT. SUNDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 August 1881
MASS WILL BR CELEBRATED AT GOULBUBN DISTRICT. SUNDAY. August 14,-Taralga-Mummell-Laggan August 21.-Grabben Gullen-Collector-Marnlan August 28.-'faralga-Boro-BuD^ouia ^September 4.-Qrabbeu Qullen-Spring , ley Breadalbane. OEOOKWELL DISTRICT, Binds (Mrs, Pennington's), Monday, August lfitb, Holy-day of Obligation. -V ? . YASS MISSION. Gnnning, Sunday, Augutt 14 Gundaroo, Monday, August 15 (Holiday of Obliga tion) Binalong, Sunday, August 21 Gunning,-Sunday, August 28, CONFIRMATION. Wagga Wagga Hay Doniliquin . ..August 28 September 4 0 .,'Albury.v. ., j ir Adolong , ./.jJfHmut' September II .September 18 September 25 Ant/ikan 9. ,, October 2 .Ootober 10 .Ootober 14 .October 16 October 23 Ootober 25 .October 30 Temora..,, Grenfell Goolngong Burrowa , EVogmoro,, Yess Bless Presbytery Ton Mile, September 21 Bless Church at Temora, October 9 Bless'Church at Goolngong,' October 16. '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 August 1881
. * / LEOPOLD:; WEISSBEKGEB. By EOTAL , AUTHORITY MANUFACTURER OF CIGARS, And the Original 'JTolmCtfOnlst in Goulburn IS THANKFUL to the Public for the Inst.five ytmr's Putionhte. L.W. is continually keeping (ho Best Imported Qualities of American Pressed Tobaecoes from 4s. peril*. , , . , ' Oat Tobacco, Leaf and Negrohcad, from 3s 6d. or lb: Homo Prossed Tobuccoes, from 2s. Gd. per lb. American Stalk tinuffs, plain nud scooted; 6d. pet ounce. , : . , Imported and Home-mado (from imported loaf) Cigars, from 10s. Cd. per 100, Iteal Meerobauiri Pipos, plain and carved, [from 4B. to, 45s. each. Imitation Meercliaum, plaiu and. carrod, at low prices, &lt; Wigzel" Sour Cherry, Briar, Myall, and Boss root' Pipras, atnber utid born bits, plain and carved, from 6d, to 6s. each. A variety of Plain and Fancy French Clay Pipes, Id, to Cd. each. And an Assortment of Smokers' Requisites too numerous to mention. Both give a call, and a trial solicited. Wholesale' and Hetail for CASH. Cap ...
COMMERCIAL. FARM PRODUCE. SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 August 1881
COMMERCIAL. V;V FARM PRODUCE. L!&lt;1 ,J .SXDSEY. Wednesday. (A.t the Darling Harbour railway terminus thifj jnorningthere was a good supply of forage and produce from tbe numerous in termediate statics along the' Western and Bqujhern .lines; The market to-day ruled dulU Oaten hay, in bales, sold at 4/7 ; in trues, 3/7 to 4/5 ; and in bundle, 3/6 to 4/11 per owt; lucerne, hay, in trues, inferior and grassy, at 2/l' per owt; straw, good olean samples, in bale, from 2/2' to 2/5 ; and in bundles, 2/6, to 3/- per cwt; oaten chaff, in bale,"4/1 to'4/6 ; cut straw, in bales, 2/6 per c^t); wheaten bay, in bundleB, 3/3 ; wheaten andioaten hay, in bundles, 3/7 per owt; in bales; 4/7'to 4/8 j oaten sheaves, 3/10 ; pota toes,, 3/7 to 4/2 per owt; bags inolusive; mdizb'sbld at. 2/l0 per bushel, bags returned. Op,the wharves to-day there is no alternti ID to Jiote in the price of hay. Maize selling at;2/9 tp'2/10oats, seed and feed, 3/-. per bush'erj Circular Head potatoes, £4 5/- to £4 ...
A Kangaroo's Style of Dentistry. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 August 1881
A Kangaroo's Style of Dentistry. A very nasty aooident happonod to Mr. 0. McPhillsmy, of Warroo, on Tuesday evening. Whilst drmog a run of kangaroos along a mug leading to the yard, one of the tripods turned and oame full at Mr. MoPhil lamy, who was riding at a good pace. The kangaroo cleared the horse's withers, hittinp the rider fair in the faoe with its head, and breaking short-off thrse of Mr. MoPhillamy'a front teeth.-Forbes Times.
Another Sir Roger Tichborne. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 August 1881
Another Sir Roger Tichborne. The Standard's correspondent at San Francisco telegraphs particulars respecting one of the men mentioned in a telegram as claiming to be Sir Roger Tichborne : " The Examiner publishes what passed at an interview with General W. H. BarneB, the purport of which is th»t the real Sir Roger Tichborne has appeared. He alleges that the man who now claims to be Tichborne came to him for certain information as to how he could best obtain 'documentary evidence to show that he had never been in Rio Janeiro; that he never left in the vessel natiied the Bella; that he was never wrecked and picked up by the Osprey, as stated by Arthur Ortou when claiming tho Tichborne title and estates. General Barnes subjected his visitor to a rigorous examination, lasting several days, during which tbenew Claimant toH so straightforward a story that General Barnes says he has reluctantly arrived at the conclusion that he is either the real Sir Roger Tichborne or the most adroit swin...
Birds Protection Bill. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 August 1881
Birds Protection Bill. There are twenty clauses and four schedules in Mr. McLaughlin's. Birds Pro tection Bill. . The object of the bill is to provide a close "season, between the lit August and the 28th FebruHry, both days inoluBive, to prevent the killing or oapturing of any imported or.song bird, or the killing of any protected bird during the close seaBfin. Imported gamo is to mean phea sants, partridges, grouse, Onlifornian quails, Chinese quails, and white. Bwans. Native game comprises wild ducks of any spouies, te il, emti»j native companions, wild turkeys or buataids, bluok swans, wild geese,' mnllee hensi lyre birds, quails, land rails, tallegalla or brush turkeyB, plover spurwing and bronze-winged and other wild pigeons and doves. Native and imported bir&lt;ls inolude the melodious laughing jnokass, the robin, skylark; '.nightingale, linnet, thrush," star ling, blackbird, goldfinoh, chaffin, , blue wren; wagtail; honeysucker, butcher; bird, "swallow,^ jbarten,.J di...
Fire and Narrow Escape from Death. [Newspaper Article] — Southern Argus — 12 August 1881
Fire and Narrow Escape from Death , On Friday afternoon last a disastrous fire, broke out on the homestead of Mr. Ellis Smith, an industrious and respectable young farmer residing at Wallaroo. Mr. Smith was from home unfortunately at the time, and no one was on the premises but Mrs. Smith and her two little children. She had just left the dwelling-house and gone into the kitchen to attend to her duties there, and presently heard the crying of her baby in the cradle. On going to ascertain the cause she found the dwelling-house in flames, and that the burning calico ceiling had ac tually fallen iu upon the sleeping child. It was out the work of a moment with a mother's instinct to snatch up the little one who was already scorched on the side of the head and face, and run for help. Mr. Jaknos Southwell, Mrs. Smith's brother, who resides about a quarter of a mile distant hearing her screams ran to his sister's aid, but it i was too late, for the roof had fallen in, and all that he was a...