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PERILOUS FEAT AT SEA BY BLONPIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 27 November 1875
.PERILOUS FEAT ApSEA BY BLONDIN. A gentlemak, who was a passenger on board tho P. slid O. steamship Poonah, sends ub tbe follow ing :— ' The P. and O. mail steamer Poonah was on her first voyage to Calcutta, after the com pletion of the alterations andimprovements which have been made in her, and at 5 o'clock in the afternoon of the 19th October, when the ship was between Aden and Guile, Blondin announced that ; he was ready to try the feat of walking on the ?: :- tight rope iu a seaway, and undertook to walk M from the main to the mizen mast and back. A ;f ?? - seven-inch hawser having been made fast to tho K mizehtop, and rove through a heavy block in the ?? maintop, and hauled taut by the steatn-wiuch on deck, lateral motion was prevented bb far v» ? possible by guys made fast to the sides 4Aflhe '?:'' e!iip ; but the motion of the vessel herselj^Haild =& not be avoided, nnd the main difficulty '.v^^je ' j long, slow, confused swell which at the changf of ^J^j the monsoon...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 27 November 1875
A remarkable instance of presence of mind on? the part of the captain of a man of war is related by the St. Petersburg papers. About the end of last month the Russian war frigate Olaf, which had accompanied the yacht of the Czarewkch to Copenhagen, was lying at anchor among hundreds of other ships in the harbour, when a fire was discovered in a coal-cellar below, which was only a few feet from the powder magazine. There was no time to put out the fire before ft eonld reach the magazine, and an explosion of the large store of cartridges and gunpowder contained in it would probably have destroyed, not only the Olaf and the surrounding ships, but part of Copenhagen itself. Captain RebbJnder, the com mander of the Olaf, saw at once the only thing to be done to prevent a catastrophe was to sink the 6hip. After sending away the crew, withi the ship's papers, cash-boxes, and most valuable instruments, he ordered the carpenters and engineers to make a leak in the vessel, and half an hour af...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 27 November 1875
fr\3E XfriaeraiBned, Laving succeeded to ?-:c, JL- Alhe business lormerly conducted by Mr. sfi 3), J; #'NEXL&f»B8ures the public that his y last efforts mil1 he directed to make the !£ :*'-iCOMMEE0IMt'«neof the most popular ji Hptels in the Siitrict. : , No expense will he spared in supplying his i Hotel ; with the very Beet Liquors which ? Sydney can furnish ; and those who favour 0. %dm with'* call may rely upon prompt ^p Attention. A FIRST-CLASS TABLE WILL BE KEPT. AM, CHARGES WILL BE STRICTLY MO DEBATE. % - tyistiors may h& assumi that their 'comfort and cbccominodatvon will receive his personal and. unremitting attention. JOSEPH O'ROURKE. Burrowa, May 20th, 1875 BLAKE & SCOTT,' AUCTIONEERS, STOCK, STATION, ^ AND Commission Agents, COOTAMUNDRA. i- - ? THE I ROYAL HOTEL, I BTTBEO'WA. . PBOPEIETOR. fts^t«GJass AoQCBUBiofotcaa for ^ SPIRITS, AXES, WINJiS, LTQUEUUS, &c, :?:....-. OF THK BEST QUALITY. Good and Commodious Stabling. Partnership Notice. T...
Latest Intelligence. (FROM MESSRS. GORDON AND GOTCH.) SYDNEY—November 26, 7.16 P.M. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 27 November 1875
? |Catest Intelligence. (Feoji Messrs. Goudon and Ootou.) [DY ELECTItIO 'TELEGEAPH.] SYDNEY -Novembee 26, 7 15 j?.m. In the Assembly 'little business has been done. The time of the House has been prin cipally occupied with questions and motions for adjournment. & warm discussion has taken place ujjon Mr, Davies' motion to grant a gratuity of £2000 to Lady Cowper, and the debate was adjourned until to night. It is probable that tliB grant will be ueeatived. . A Bill to .amend the present Impounding Act has been introduced. The Estimates are promised to be laid on the table of the House to-night. The Bishop of Brisbane was entertained at a public breakfast at the Church Society's rooms yesterday. One ^hundred- and -thirty ladies and gentlemen were present. Destructive bush fires have raged in the suburbs of this city. Tho Wool Sales this week have been animated. The Cattle market has been fully supplied, and prices are reduced. The Sheep market is unaltered. Wheat is quoted at...
The Burrowa News SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 27th, 1875. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 27 November 1875
ftc $5ttn*ofoa ifckJ SATURDAY, NOVEMBEB 27th, 187fc. The Statistical Register for the year 1874 lias at last , made its appearance, and, we regret to say, 'with bat little improvement ou the former volumes. Gratifying as are the proofs of the progress of New South Wales contained in its pages, the same want of care and abundance of mystification which have hitherto disfigured these annual returns may be traced throughout the book, and are discred itable alike to the Government under which the work is published, and to the statist to whom its compilation has been entrusted. In the present volume, for the first time .since 1871, the export of the staple product of the colony (Wool) is recorded ; and the returns show that no less than 75,156,924 lbs. of wool were exported from New South 'Wales during 1874, of which 39,679,961 lbs. were despatched via Melbourne and Adelaide, thus increasing the trade and swelling the profits of the merchants in rival colonies by a trade which (export an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 27 November 1875
RACES! RACES! A LL PERSONS desirous of forming a JOCKEY -£»- CLUB in BURROWA, and having ANNUAL RACES, are particularly requested to attend a MEETING, to be held at Mr. C. WEIFERT'S ROYAL HOTEL,. on WEDNESDAY Next, 1st DECEMBER, at 8,0'clock p.m. By orders . * J. J. COUGHLAN. Burrowa, Nov. 2pth. Boots! Boots! Boots! BOOTS FORCHRISTMAS Lfi. WORMS BEGS most respectfully to return liis grateful tliauks to the inhabitants of Burrowa for their liberal support, and to inform them that he will arrive AT MR. WEIFEBT'S ROYAL HOTEL, ON Friday Next, Dec. 2nd, with the Choicest and Best Assortment of Boots ever seen in Burrowa. These goods have only just been landed, a d are something in quality not to be seen every day. DO NOT FORGET FRIDA Y, THE 2nd OF DECEMBER. GOULBURN. TO STOREKEEPERS AND OTHERS. TO LET, raiHE COMMODIOUS STORE and DWELLING -*- HOUSE in ROSSI-STREET, YASS, known for many years past as the ' BRA1DW00D STORE,' and at present in the possession of Mr. F. Leatliart. Occupation c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 December 1875
Is published at tie OJjice, Ifarxden-slreet, Burrowa, ':A every Saturday morning, in time for circulation by tht ^ early Mails all over Hie Colony. Terms of Subscription : — Wlien paid «j» advance for 3 months, 6s. ; if booked, 6s. Single copies, 6d. All accounts are rendered quarterly, and prompt settlement is requested. For Advertisements the following are the charges : — For the first inch or less of space, 3s. ; for every subse quent inch or less of the same advertisement, Is. 6i. A reduction of twenty five per cent, will be made on all advertisements inserted for three montlis ; and of 10 per cent, if inserted for one month. Bujibova.— Primed and published by Gboeoi Eason, at the News' Office, llamdcn- street.
AT THE POLICE OFFICE, MURRUMBORRAH, On Wednesday, 8th December. COUNTRY LOTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 December 1875
AT THE POLICE OFFICE, MURBUMBURBAHr On Wednesday, 8th December. COUNTRY LOTS. Lot A, portion 177, 50 acres 2 roods, in the county of Harden, parish of Currawong, adjoining the western boundary of J. M. Doyle's conditional purchase of 50 acres, No. 174. Exclusively of a road 1 chain wide. Lot B, portion 313, 51 acres ; Lot C, portion 314, 60 acres ; — hoth in the county of Harden, parish of Murrimboola, adjacent to the southern boundaries of J. M. Doyle's conditional purchase of 50 acres, No. 174, and portion 177 (lot A of this sale). Upset price, £1 per acre.
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 December 1875
IMPOUNDING^ Cowra. — Impounded at Cowra, on November 16th, from Spring Creek, by James Lea : — While horse, S off cheek, S off shoulder, ^ over (j near shoulder, broken-in, aged, about 16 hands. Brown entire, -* over *- near shoulder, about 2 years. Also, on the same date, from Mulyan, by Joseph Ousby, Esq. : — Dark bay or brown horse, A over HB conjoined over -?-* near shoulder, q J (the J reversed) over i-s reversed, or q 6 over t=, off shoulder, bind feet white, off fore foot white, white stripe on face, collar and saddle marked, aged, 15J hands. Black horse, A N over D over io near shoulder, like N off hip, 5 near check, small star in fore head, hind fetlock white, broken-in and very lame, 15 hands. To be sold on December 9th. Gunning. — Impounded at Gunning, on 18th November, from Homewood, by order of Mr. W. Bruce : — Bay mare, star, off hind foot white, 0-i over P near shoulder, like J off shoulder, 11 years, 15 hands. Chestnut filly, white face, off hind foot white, illegibl...
AT THE POLICE OFFICE, YOUNG, On Tuesday, December 14th. COUNTRY LOT. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 December 1875
AT THE POLICE OFFICE, YOUNG, On Tuesday, December lilh. COUNTRY LOT. Lot A, portion 89, 40 acres, in the county of Monteagle, parish of BuiTaiigong, on the right bank o£ Ciidgell Creek, at the southern boundary of A. Edey's conditional purchase of 60 acresr No. 35. * Upset price, £1 per acre.
EDWIN HOLT AND CO'S WOOL REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 December 1875
EDWIN HOLT AND CO'S WOOL REPORT. The attendance of buyers has been somewhat irregular and less numerous than was expected, and cyfreme caution has characterised (he bid dings throughout both the home and foreign trades, all being evidently determined to purchase only to the extent of their actual requirements, owing, no doubt, to the general quietness of business both at home and abroad. Taking? these causes into account, coupled with the large weight of produce offering, the prices obtained cannot lie regarded as very unsatisfactory to the growers, and making a comparison with May June series, due regard should be taken of the greater proportion of less desirable classes of ?wools now brought forward. Port Phillip have been mostly of the middle and lower grades of fleeces and faulty scoureds, which have fehown a decline of 2d. per lb., but the belter classes not quite so much. Pieces have suffered the least, and lambs have sold irregularly. Sydney have been plentiful, mostly of the...
AT THE POLICE OFFICE, COOTAMUNDRY, On Saturday, December 18th. COUNTRY LOTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 December 1875
AT THE POLICE OFFICE, COOTAMUNDRY, On Saturday, December 18th. COUNTRY LOTS. Lot A, portion 217, 100 acres ; Lot B, portion 219, 162 acres 2 roods ; — both in the county of Harden, parish of Beggan Beggan, adjoining and near the eastern and western boundaries, respec tively, of W. M'Nab's conditional purchase of 100 acres. No. 218. Lot C, portion 238, 88 acres 1 rood ; Lot Dr portion 239, 95 acres 2 roods ; — both in the county of Harden, parish of Beggan Beggan, on the western side of the road from Beggan Beggan to Murrumburrab, adjoining the eastern boundary of J. S. Fuller's conditional purchase of 320 acres, No. 234. Upset price, £1 per acre. Josh Billings says ho don't care how much people talk, if they will only eay it in a few words.
WOOL REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 December 1875
WOOL REPORTS. Mort & Co.— Wool : We had a good attendance of, buyers at our sale, on Wednesday, when we submitted a catalogue of 1450 bales, but owing to the excessive reserves in some cases placed by growers, we were reluctantly compelled to with draw a number of considerable lots, which had a prejudicial effect on the competition for subse quent parcels. There seems, however, every disposition on the part of buyers to do business at rates affording anything like a reasonable margin for risk and expense of shipment ; and when owners are prepared to meet the market, business will be done more freely, although, both sellers and buyers are naturally anxious to hear something of the London sales now current, but which the interruption of communication per cable interferes with. The range of prices this week was : — Washed fleece, 15Jd. to 20f d. ; greasy, 9d. to lljd. ; and scoured, 17d. to 20|d. per lb. J. Bridge. — Wool : — Some considerable quanti ties were offered this week...
POST-OFFICE TIME-TABLE. ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 December 1875
POST-OFFICE T11EO-T1BI.B. ARBIVAG AND DESPATCH OF MAILS. Arrivals. Fnotn Yasa & Tangmangaroo : On Tuesday, Wed nesday, Thursday, and Saturday, at 1 p.m. From Young and Marengo : On Monday, .Wednes day, and Friday, at 11-30 a.m. From Dalton and Bye Park : On 'Saturday, at € p.m. From Reid's Fiat, via Frogmore : On Monday, at 11-30 a.m. Depaetdbes. For Yass and Tangmangaroo: On Sunday, Mon- , day, Wednesday, and Friday,' at lioon. For Young & Marengo : On Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday, at 1-20 p.m. - Foi\ByeP,arkand Dalron : On Friday, at 7 a.m. ? For fieid's Flat, via Frogmore : On Saturday, at l-30-m. ' . ? ' Meney-brders issued daily, from 9 a.m. until ?4 p.m. .: . '. i . On Sunday the Office will be open betwpen the hours of 1-p.m. and 2 p.m., for delivery only.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 December 1875
Thursday, November 25. In the Legislative Council, — Papers were laid on the table connected with the Coroner's inquest concerning the death of Alice Buckland. Sir Alfred Stephen, having obtained leave, brought in a bill to amend the laws respecting cheques on bankers, and a bill to amend the law respecting cruelty to animals. Both bills were read a firet time. Mr. Samuel moved the second reading of the Fire Brigades' Bill, explaining that the measure had passed through the House in 1873, aud after having been sent to the Assembly lapsed, owing to the close of the session before a select com mittee upon it had reported. An amendment, referring the bill to a select committee was agreed to without a division. In the Legislative Assembly, — Ministers stated, in answer to questions, that the contract for the extension of the Southern rail way to Murrumburrah would expire on the 31st December, 1875, and that the District Surveyor had reported the progress of the work as unsatis factory; ...
PARLIAMENT OF NEW SOUTH WALES. Wednesday, NOVEMBER 24. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 December 1875
. j?ABLlAMENT 0 $S$ffi&fj$i^W£3fiB8s-'i jlrPfiiaiEBpA^OVEHBBEjM: ; On the jnotion~o£,MrcDopker,it%M apeejl that SirjGeorge Innejj be chairman 'of Committees of the' Whole House 'during the present eoBsipnl. 0acL9ntilja: fresh ^jjbju^ent i'Jbe inadtf topi ? nextfeeriisn; 'Z :? wt^i^i^r ' '^'tif^ ; iSir ^George i]ftpe|:^ckhb^ledgefl the i jjionojuv conferred by his re-felection, andixpreBsed a hope; that the experience lie gained last session would make his services easier, to hini6elf, and of a greater, advantage to the House. ', .. ' '*:;„' Mr.'Mtihieftote moved,^-'That a select cprn mittee, with. ^bwer, ito.Isen'd f for persons jantL: papers, be appointed to examine into, and' report' upon, the existing banking arranglfcem^s'of Jj&K Government; and as-tp hoWfar they are beneficial^ to the community. That such committee consist of Mr. Docker, Mr. DarleSiK pall&lar/l^^ Mr. Holt, Mr. 8amueV8ir;:E/^ea8il1ioro8bii,T!llr.f Watt, Hr.JWhite, and th&tmDverk'J...
CROWN LAND SALES. AT THE POLICE OFFICE, BURROWA, On Wednesday, 8th December. COUNTRY LOTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 December 1875
CROWN LAND SALES. AT THE POLICE OFFICE, BDBBOWA, On Wednesday, 8th December. COUNTRY LOTS. Lot A, portion 36, 40 acres, in the county of Harden, parish of Bookham, on the right hank of Connors' Creek, adjacent to the southern boundary of T. Drummond's 320 acres, and adjoining part of the northern boundary of Water Reserve 285. Exclusively of a road 150 links wide. (Selected! by T. Drummpnd.) Lot B, portion 55, 160 acres, in the county of Harden, parish of Cunningham, on the right bank of Jugiong Creek, and adjoining part of the northern boundary of Water Reserve 38?. (Selected by Thos. Blake.) Lot C, portion 97, 58 acres ; Lot D, portion S8, 200 acres ; — both in the county of Harden, parish: of Binalong, on Kuryong Creek, adjacent to the eastern boundary of Jno. Morley'e conditional purchase of 320 acres. (Selected by M. Cotter.) Lot E, portion 102, 100 acres, in the county of Harden, parish of Binalong, on ihe eastern side of the road from Binalong to Boorowa, nearly opposite to E...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 December 1875
0? BASE IMITATIONS OF ill Jbi'-dlJU X 15 H V/ D» 0RI6IWAL £5 BALES. . ' TJEBSONS 4a tke interior are cautioned against '-JL^'^encUiig their money to some advertising ' 'shops, where they will only receive rubbish in return, after long delay. Messrs. RILEY BROTHERS have sent away 2235 BALES during the past twelve months, and have received ? . ? ' ' upwards of 1000 LETTERS, thanking them for sending really good articles, with the greatest promptitude. : «'.-? -65. -&* On receipt of the above amount, we will at once aend per Mail, reaching any town in the Colony ?within six days of receipt of order, the following goods, packed securely in waterproof and canvas. WINTER FIVE POUND BALE. One pair super Witney Blankets, for large bed. One white Marcella Quilt, for large bed. Ten yards best unbleached Sheeting, full 2 yards wide. Twenty yards best unbleached Calico, full yard wide. Twelve yards best Cotton Ticking. Ten yards fine or heavy Welsh Flannel. ' Twenty yards dark strong Tw...
On Wednesday, December 29th. COUNTRY LOTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Burrowa News — 4 December 1875
On Wednesday. December 29th. COUNTRY LOTS. Lot A, portion 181, 60 acres, in the county of Harden, parish of Beggan Beggan, adjoining the northern boundary of C. Bullingham'e conditional l.urchase of 320 acres, No. 162.. Lot B, portion 293, 40 acres ; Lot C, portions 294, 4(J acres ; — both in the county of Monteagle,. parish of Gegullalong, at the northern boundaries of J. Hurley's conditional purchases of 40 acres each, Nos. 183 and 184. Lot D, portion 326, 99 acres 2 roods, in the county of Slojiteagle, parish of Gegullalong, ad joining the western boundary of J. Hurley's conditional purchase of 320 acres, No. 281. Upset price, £1 per acre.