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Our Local Parliament. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 10 February 1906
Ovif IJbcal Parliament. The usual monthly meeting of the Corowa Borough Council mis held on Tuesday evening, when there, -were present i— The Mayor, Aid. King, Lewis* Gardner, Chlyell,- Thompson, ficcih an-V Ritchie. The Town dlerk (Mi'. A. H. Bray) and the In spector of Miiisances (Mi-, ft Fraser) tte.ijs also in. attendance. . Tile inihutes 61. the previous meet ing. -yere read and ?cbnfirjned. ThV Mayor said that lie uuder stood, that at last meeting Aid. Bit chie stated he Wouldlirrange a certain evening for aerial to be made at the trial bore with the Brigade steamer. He understood the trial hod been mode without any arrangement, and did not think it fair. Aid. Thompson did not remember Aid. Bitchie making any such statement. Aid. Figgin said that he could assure them that had they been present they would not have been much the wiser. Aid. Thompson: Anyhow, there Is nothing In the minutes about it. . The following correspondence was received I— Robert McKennie, President of the...
Police Court. (Before the P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 10 February 1906
Police Court. (Before the P.M.) William Brooks( charged with using indecent language, was fined £3 and costs, or two months. Richard King, licensee of ttie Aus tralian llotel, was charged with sup plying liquor to a person in a slate of lutoxication. Mr.. Nicolson ' appeared for the defendant. Constable Welby deposed : On the 9Hi January he saw John O'Brien in Sanger-streot about 5.40 p.m. near Levy's store in a drunken condition ; ho gu(- into a sulky with Mi1. Sherwin, who took him to the Australian Hotel ; Mr. Shorwin went into defendant's hotel, and three minutes later Mr. King came out and handed O'Brien a drink ; Mr. King afterwards told witness it was whisky and soda ; he afterwards found O'Brien iu the bar of the Australian Hotel. In answer to Mr Nicolson : Mr. King did not deny giving O'Brien the drink iu the sulky. John O'Brien, traveller, remem bered the 9th January, and going to the Australian Hotel with Mr. Sher wiu ; ho had a drink outside while sitting in tho gig ; Mr...
Albury Hospital Appeal. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 10 February 1906
Albury Hospital Appeal. ? * An appeal has been made on behalf of the Albury Hospital by the hou. secretary (Mr. A Phillips) of the Wheatgrowers' Fund to the farmers in this district. As this is a very deserving object, aud the farmers of this district have on all occasions re sponded in a most liberal manner, I trust their generous nature will not ha found wanting on this occasion. Mr. Geo. Knobel, Mr. Jus. Colqu houn's local representative, will take charge of any bags left at the Henty weighbridge, and they will be duly acknowledged. The following have contributed so far : — Mr. G. Arnold, lbag; Mr. C. A. Klomke, lbag; Mr. P. Knobol, 1 bug ; Mr. R. Chisholin, 1 bag; Lockwood Bros., 1 bag; Mr. A. W. Lutze, 1 bag ; Mr. J. Lescbkie, 1 bag; Mr. C. Salskie, 1 bag.
Henty School of Arts. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 10 February 1906
Henty School of Arts. ? . The ordinary monthly committee meetiug was held on Tuesday evening. Present— Sir. W. A. Neal, J.R.vre gident (chairmau), Dr. Cameron, J.P-, vice-yvesuJent.aud Messrs. J . Hogau, C. Haberecht, II. Tates, C. Johnson, Geo. Turvey, and Hy. Duffy, lion, eec. The minutes of last meeting were i read and confirmed, ou tbe motion of I Dr. Cameron »nd Mr. Tides. j Accounts for £6 were passed for payment. COBHESrONDENCE. From Keith - Kennedy Concert Co., engaging hall, etc., for March 13. — Already attended to. From Geo- Tuvvey, Remington Masonic Lodge, applying for use of room at a stipulated sum. On the motion of Messrs. Johnson aud Yates, application granted. From P. W.Blake, Albuiy, acknow- ledging returns, also remarks on magazines, etc. From Bulletin Newspaper Co.. acknowledging subscription for half year. From the Secretary of Eebekah Lodge, complaining of overcharges in rent for socials, made hy Secretary of School of Arts, and wishing to know if the Secretary...
Duck Season. j [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 10 February 1906
Duck Season. Between Heuty and Walla are some swamps which are renowned for duck shooting when the season 0]-ens, and sportsmen from neighbouring towns, Albury, aud even from the Victorian side, visit them. On February 1, when the season opened this year quite ti larce contingent was present, and shooting started about 3 a.m. Some very heavy bags were secured. Griffiths, of Albury, beiug credited with 130 ducks ; Mr. Paech, of Henty, getting a few over the 100. A small party from tbe towu went out, but they only secured some bO ducks. A new variety, that were very few in number, was dis covered, and are called the New Zealand Grey's. They are similar in size to the ordinary wood duck, and are described as good eating, the flesh being tenderer than the ordinary variety- Owing to the large number of shooters present there was no serious accident, although there ap pears to have been some reckless shooting done, oue individual receiv ing a few grains of shot in the fore arm, and anothe...
A Tribute to the Henty Farmers. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 10 February 1906
A Tribute to the Henty Farmers. In fixing the F.A.Q. standard of tho State for this season, a high compliment tv.is paid to the samples sent from Henty, some 200 samples being received. Surprise was ex pressed at one sample sent from the northern part of the State, as it was only fit for pig or fowl feed. It had to be placed on one side as it did not come under what was asked for, viz. : 'merchantable grain.' The highest sample received was from Henty, and turned the scale at C41b. llozs. Mr. Paxtou, the President of the gmiu section of the Chamber of Commerce, said, to use his own words, ' it was simply perfect,' aud had other districts of N.S.W. grown wheat of a similar nature, the stand ard would have been placed on a higher lever. The standard for this season has been fixed at 62)bs. to the Imperial bushel. This is 2£lbs better than the standard of last year. Iu paying such a tribute of praise to our Heuty farmers, it also shows the capabilities of the district, aud for growing ...
Commercial. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 10 February 1906
Commercial. yoUNGHl'SHAKD, ROW & CO., PBO 1'BlETMtY, LTD., report holding a clearing sale of laud, stock, etc., at Heuty onTlmrs day, when tho lnud, stock, implements and furniture on account of Sir. Chab. Brown were sold. A very compact, well-improved farm of 100 acres C.P. laud situated on Mundawiiddcra made the record price of £6 3s per acre, cash, nud was eagerly competed for, Mr. K. Point becoming the purchaser. This if admitted to be tlifi highest price yet paid for C.P. land in that distiict. Sheep also sold well. Mixed merino hoggets Us 4d ; -J-tooth 10s 5d ; aged ewes 10s Id. Cows made up to £G, and horses to ±10, ponies £9 10« Co £11. A complete clearance was made, nothing left unsold. The same firm told Mi*. Hovcndeu's household furni ture aud effects on Saturday, 3rd hist., good prices being realised. A boy's pony brought £15 10s., and sulky homo £10. [For continuation of Heuty news see Page 3.]
Land Notices. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 10 February 1906
Land Notices. Sale at the Lands Office, Wagga Waggn, on Wednesday. 14th March, at 12 o'clock, noon. Portion ]'2O : area 155 acres ; upsc-t price per acre 15s 9d ; county Mitchell, parish (Sandy Creek. Situated about 12 milct southerly froin Wagga Wagga, and 8 miles south-easterly from Uranquiiiliy Railway StJitioii, south of A. Laudale's portion 76, eitt of his portions 14 aud 70, and uorth of hie portion 85, aud west of A. A. Kapthuli's portion 115. Upset price includes £5 Cs Id, half value of fence ou oiutcni boundary.
Wedding. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 10 February 1906
Wedding. A quiet wedding was celebrated at the Union Church Henty, on Monday &nbsp; last, the contracting parties being &nbsp; Mr. Joseph Rowland and Miss Susan Ann Hawkins, both of Munyabla. The Rev. J. V. Ward, Church of England minister, was the officiating clergyman.' &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 14 February 1906
a^JSlka T^ RUTHERQIEN' ^URNlSHlNg ^flREMOUSE. JiliiliiiSilL The largest Stock in the North-East /alKft^S^llk. A few Special Lines for the Season— ?Jjgjmvffis&SiS^^JiSf III Jf&cS \ A/ IRE D00RS- WlEE (adjustable) Window Frames, Deck Chairs (ant-proof), Wicker Fcknitcre, Verandah Blinds, all fej^^JIfe^^gg^^BgBaagH^Sgll » V sizes (only the Best kept in stock), Lounges, Lixot.eums to please everybody— over 50 pieces to select from, Drawing » llmBH)' ^ ? 'alllH^lII Room, Dining Room, and Bedroom Suites, Bedsteads and Bedding, Prams and Go-Carts, Fenders ami Irons, Carpet 0? Ill flfllfliflfliplF^ ?II P^n|| ---ur 'on8 experience in the FURNITDBE BUSINESS is a guarantee that you will get reliable goods at the Lowest PRICES; (111 0i£z!&@2r j& llll ' ini ? Inspect the large and varied Stock — New Designs every week. ? _J| pP^x^Jf luLJll ALL GOODS CAREFULLY PACKED AND DELIVERED FREE. jB^-PlL^^srYOUNKMAN and Co., ^BUL-lg- - ''' ''», Rutherglen Furnishing Warehous...
Definition of Murder. ACTING CHIEF JUSTICE'S VIEWS [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 14 February 1906
Definition of Murder. Acting Chief Justice's Views' The acting Chief Justice (Sir Ed ward Holroyd) in summing up in the case of William Scanlon, who was charged at the Bendigo Supreme Court on Thursday last with the wilful murdor of his sister, said : — ' A man who has tho misfortune when he is committing a felony to kill someone he did not intend to kill is guilty of murder. If a man in doing some unlawful act which does not amount to a felony kills someone he is guilty of manslaughter, even although he does not intend to kill. This gives riso to a curious state of things, in which I may be wrong, but I think I am right. It is this : — If a man attempts to kill himself, he is attempting to commit murder ; and if, in trying to kill himself, ho takes the life of someone else, he is, in my opinion, guilty of murder. This view may be disputed, but I have considered it thoroughly.'
Federal Politics. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 14 February 1906
Federal Politics. Mr. Beid, in the course of a long statement on federal matters, said that the report of the Tariff Commis sion need not be set aside by the proposed fiscal truce. Any of its recommendations which aimed at redressing anomalies or hardships without raising the fiscal issue could be favourably considered. The tariff, if touched at all, would only be al tered on broad lines of adjustment of which both sides approved. To his mind the socialistic development of the past few months raised the whole issue of personal freedom, including the right to trade or manufacture, whether under a revenue or a pro tective tariff- There could not be any surrender of principle, therefore, j in meeting that larger issue of per sonal freedom which had been raised by Mr Watson, the ally of Mr. Deakiu. Unless anti-socialists were prepared to fight the socialists with their double-edged weapons, defeat would followevery time. The social ists saw with delight the high tariffists preparing for...
Mr. R. T. Ball. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 14 February 1906
Mr. R. T. Ball. The member for the district visited Corowa on Saturday, and was inter viewed by several electors. During the day he visited the trial shaft iu connectien with the water supply. Mr. F. A. Currie, secretary of the Closer Settlement League, waited on Mr. Ball during the day, and con sulted him in connection with the coming conference. Mr. Ball will assist iu every possible way. Our member is looking well, and is as active as ever in watching the in terests of his electorate.
Sporting Notes. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 14 February 1906
Sporting Notes. At Sandown Park on Saturday, Pendant accounted for the Sandown Park Handicap, and Istria the Spec ial- weight Hace. Both mares belong to Mr. James Brennan,' of Sydney. As a result of their respective wins, they have shortened considerably- for the rich sprint races to be decided in Victoria during the next few* weeks. For the Gakleigh Plate, to be run uext Saturday, Istria is a pronounced favorite at 3 to 1, while her stable companion is but a couple of points longer. Machine Gun is quoted at 7 to 1, Condor at 12 to 1, Projecturo and Lachlaii at li to 1, while, front 16 to 50 to 1 is on offer against the others. While the market at this stage suggests that both Istria and Pend ant may run in the Oakleigh Plate, which is improbable, it points to Pendant being the stable choice for the Newmarket, for while the Par Nicute mare rules favorite at 8 to 1, for the Flemington event the Haut Brion filly is at 20 to 1. Speculation over the Australian Cup has been limited. Scot...
Land Notices. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 14 February 1906
Land Notices. ; Sale at the Lands Oflice, Wagga Wagga, on Wednesday, 14th March, at 12 o'clock, noon. Portion 120, area 155 acres, upset price per acre 15s 9d, county Mitchell, parish Saudy Creel-. Situated about 12 miles southerly from Wagga Wagga, and 8 miles south-Mbtcrly from Uranquinty Railway Station, south of A. Landale's portion 78, east of bis jurtions 14 and TO, and north of his portion 85, and west of A. A. Napthali's portion 115. Upset price includes £5 Ge Id, half value of fence on eastern boundary. Sale at Uraua ou Friday, 16th March, at 12 noon. Portions 3, 4, S, G, area 2 roods each, up6et price £6 per lot, iu the ullage of Onklauds, fronting Thoruber, Coreen, and Webster streets. Sale at Henty ou Tuesday, 13th March, 1906 at 12 noon, sharp. Duuurumi juotB. — i\o. in, area Da sr 20p, upset price £30. No. 118, area 5a, upset ]-ricc £25. No. 114, area 5a Or 5p, upset price £25. No. 115, 4a, upset price £20. No. 116, 3.i 2r 15p, upset price £18. No. 117, On lr 8p, upset...
Commercial. LOCAL RETAIL PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 14 February 1906
Commercial. LOCAL RETAIL PEICES. Batter (factory) Is 3d to Is 3d. Butter, (dairy), to lid. Cheese, 9d to lOd. Eggs 7d to 9d. Baoon,9dto lOd. . Ham, lOd to Is. Currants, Sid to 6d. RaisicB, Sd to Gd. Onions, (por. cwt.), Gs to 7s. Potatoes, 8s. Oats, 2s 6d, itwl.feed.as. Brauj 1b; Ktliara, is U. llbiir, 16s to i7s\ tJlidff, £3: , CiAB; 1. GKIFFlTH. AND CO., report holding their Wodonga fortnightly market in,itie'ir jardi on Tuesday, 6thirist., yard ing about 600 sheep and 200 head of cattle, and succsededininaking an entire clearance. There, mi a fairly good nttcndancc, and biddings were brisk for all lots. Prices on the whole show no. alteration, taking weights and quality into consideration, 254 'ewes nuking 8s, 134 ewes 9b Gd ; fat lambs, 8- 3d ; (tore lambs, 7b 8d , a line of aged ?wes, 8» 7d. Best bullocks (very light wtights), £8 3s, £G, £7 106, £7 10s, £7 0s ; beat cows, £C 15b, £6 2s Cd, £5 17s Gd, £6 10» ; heifers, from £4 6s to £5 10s. Fat Cahw.— Very few yarded. Those in m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 14 February 1906
One Bottle Cured Him. ' Last summer,' says Arthur Bolton, of Bolton Bros., Bondigo, Vic, ' 1 had a severe attack of Summer complaint or bowel tronlile. For a timo I paid no atten tion, simply lot things run along, but find ing it was becoming & very serious matter I concluded to try Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Itemed)-, which I had sceu so highly recommended in the papers. Our local chemist sent me a small bottlo, and before it was all usod I was en* tirely well. The pain was stopped by the first dose.' For sale by T. Parkin and
Corowa Water Supply. [Newspaper Article] — The Corowa Chronicle — 14 February 1906
Corowa Water Supply. Mr. E. T. Ball, M.L.A., informs us that the following tenders have been received for the supply and erection of pumping machinery for the local water supply : — Waugh & Josephson (boiler), £360; Kelly aud Lewis, £690-£670; Perrinand Merit, £1073 —£866; Hornsby aud Sons, £1130; Robertson Bros., £870— £903 ; Quirk, £1186— £1157; Haes, £1204; Gib son, Battle and Co., No. 1, £1255— £1155; No. 2, £1595— £1455; No. I 3, £1878— £1748; No- 4, £1404— £1299 ; No. 5, £1737— £1592 ; No. 6, £1995-£1855 ; No. 7, £1810 ; No. 8, £1670 ; No. 9, £2675— £2335 : No. 10, £1372— £1270 ; No- 11, £1712— | £1595 ; No. 12, £1920 — £1800. | These will lie duly tabulated, and a I report sent to the Borough Council j with a recommendation for their | consideration. Tenders will be called at once for the supply and reticulation plant, and for the tank a separate . tender will also be called. j Mr. Ball, while in Corowa, in spected the trial shaft down in the ! Police paddock, where t...