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THE FIELD OF SPORT. THE TURF. FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 30 January 1909
THE FIELD OF SPORT. ' By 'Napper Tandy.'] THE TURF. FIXTURES. Approved ' by the Western District Racing Association: — ??? Lagoon Jockey Club, February, 3rd. En tries, January 28tu at 12 o'oclock. Weights, 29th. Fabruary 10: Dunn's Plains (Rockley) Jockey Club. Entries, February 4th; ?weights, 6th. February 17th: Peak Hill Jockey Club. March 9th and 10th: 0. and D. iPicnic Race Club. Orange Jockey Club Cup Meeting, March 2nd and 3rd. March 24th: ILA.C.B., Cowra. March 31st: Bogan Gate Jockey Club. March 31st: Eugowra Jockey Club. May 5th and 6th: Young Turf Club. May 7th and 8th: Dubbo Jockey Club. May 28th and 29th: Mudgee District Turf Club. June 3rd. Portland Jockey Club. ? Peak Hill Jockey Club, July 30th. ani| 31st. Although in point of attendance, the I Anniversary meeting of tlie Bathuret Turf Club w»s not as 'successful as the inaugural inei'tiiig, in other . repects it was much more so. Not only were the entries better, and the fields larger but 'the horses taking part were...
Cycling and Motoring. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 30 January 1909
Cycling and Motoring. It in a common thing nowadays to hear the remark passed, 'Oh; amateur ism is as dead as tho proverbial Dodo.' At cycling in particular this taunt is often cast. The fall of cycle track racing from its luigh pinnacle of popu larity in this country lias no doubt been greatly contributed to through too much professionalism of the wrong sort. The writer believes that the popu larity of cycle racing In this country has no doubt been greatly contributed to through too much. ^professionalism of the wrong sort. Tlie writer believes that the popularity of cycle racing in this country could again be revived if such were carried out on true amateur lines, and in such a manner as would bring to tho surface that dormant 'love of t'he game' that is ingrained in most cyclists, once the .veneer of profes sionalism is penetrated. .The sport, 11' engineered on enthusiastic and proper lines, could be 'resuscitated, 'and racing for useful trophies of good value and worth would aga...
FEWER EMIGRANTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 30 January 1909
FEWER EMIGRANTS. Emigration from Britain this year is loss than one-half what it was in 1907, according to a return issued recently. Tho main reason has been ? the crisis in America at the beginning of the 'year, the emigrants to the United States fall ing from -103, 29G to 34,21'8, and to Cana da from 121), U3b to 44,ya». Emigrants to Australasia, however, increased from 12,104 to 16,979. Th« total emigrants of British origin were 9!-,133, against 259,716 last. year.
CARPENTER'S GIFT TO QUEEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 30 January 1909
CARPENTER'S GIFT TO QUEEN. | The .Vicar of Walton-on-Naze sent to Queen: Alexandra a few days ago a pho tograph frame made by Mr. Walter Cal ver, a Walton carpenter, from wood of the Royal yacht Osborne, recently bro ken up in Felixstowe dock. The following reply has now been re ceived from Buckingham Palace:— i Dear Sir,— I' am commanded by the Queen to thank you for so kindly send ing ther that interesting relic of the dear old ship ou wljich so many, happy, days of her lifo were passed. Will you also tell the carpenter how much her Majesty, admires , and likes the frame? Yours faithfully, Charlotte ?Knollys. ? I
VICAR AND PARISHIONERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 30 January 1909
VICAR AND PARISHIONERS. Correspondence has taken place witli I the Archbishop of Canterbury regarding | the complaint of Major and Mrs. Pitt, now residing at Charing, near Maid stone, that t'he Vicar, the Rev. James Carter Rendell, had refused to adminis ter the sacrament to them. The ground of the vicar's refusal, it Is said, is that Mrs. Pitt, aftec divorcing her former husband, had married Major Pitt. They have only recently gone into the district of Charing, and. previously, it appears, they were admitted to Holy Communion by other clergymen with out auestlon. Tho Archbishop has had a. personal in terview with Major and Mrs. Pitt, arid the matter is -how receiving considera tion. ' A
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 30 January 1909
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; FUNERAL. &nbsp; DOWLER.—The friends of Mrs. William Dowler and Family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral of their late dearly beloved Husband and Father to move his late residence, Locksley, THIS (SATURDAY) MORNING, at 9.30 o'clock, for the Mutton's Falls Cemetery. W. BOYD, Undertaker, &nbsp; Telephone 116. 182 Piper-street. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
[KILLED BY A TRAIN. Sydney, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 1 February 1909
[KILLED BY A TRAIN. Sydney, Sunday. ?Rich'ard Cruise, vannian, 29, single, residing at Marrickville, while attempt; ; ing to cross ,the raihyay line atrMarrick- ; ,ville station last, evening, was'rj^n.icto by a ; race trainj returning from ^Canterbury ' Park. He was hurled for some distance, and died two hours.later from a'fracture of the-, skull. . ? ?
THE STATE REVENUE. Sydney, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 1 February 1909
THE STATE REVENUE. Sydney, Sunday. ? The State revenue for January was . 120,832, a decrease of ^51,888, . compared with the. corresponding period of last year. The Commonwealth re turns were ^277,475, being .£57,816 less than last year. The land tax fell from -£18,45 r t0 £iGi79-5i and land revenue from £187,689 to £180,062. The chief increases were : — Railways £23i344»- tramways £3590.
BATHURST DISTRICT COOPERATIVE SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 1 February 1909
BATHURST DISTRICT CO-' OPERATIVE SOCIETY.,.!.. Tho above society held its first gen- 1 oral meeting' of shareholders , under the rules of Society 011 Saturday night, in the Masonic Hall; . There was a very fair attendance, considering wea ther' conditions. - The business of the evening was the reception of tlie re gistered rules and the election', of officers. Correspondence was read from the Registrar, stating, that, lie toad duly registered the rules under the Building .and) Co-op^kvi/lYve Socielii'es Act of 1901. : The ; work of develop ing' tlie 'Society, and formulating these rules has been in 'the hands of a pror visional . committee, ? which has every rKiVon* fO' be proud of its ?efforts in the co-operative movement on the 'results obtained, and the Bathurst District Co-operative Society is launched on, far more.- auspicious conditions than most of the similar societies in .the State, which' have been successful i The several speakers who addressed the meeting dealt with the ...
NEWS BY TELEGRAPH The Labour Conference. PROPOSED PLATFORM ALTERATIONS. Sydney, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 1 February 1909
NEWS BY TELEGRAPH (From New South Wales Country ? Press Association). The Labour Conference. PROPOSED PLATFORM ALTERA-' TIONS. £ Sydney, Sunday! .me construction 01 tne Federal and State platforms, as amended and re-i commended by the Platform Commit tee, occupied tho attention of the La-i bour Conference yeserday. Proposalg 12 and 13, dealing witli the now pro tection, had been provided for by the flfallViOVaMr»v»e« ,n-- — . lum ittto mrer-stats Conference at Brisbane. It was de cided that. Australasian penny postage be included as a plank. The propos al from tho King Division that tha platform be amended to provide for the complete cessation of public bor rowing was negatived, and the recom. mendation of the committee that Kh4 plank remain as at present, was agreed to. : The resolution from the Mar rlckville branch forwarding a referen dum, of, the people with regard to uni fication was carried, and it was also decided to include the nationalisation of the iron and tobacco industr...
Double Tragedy at Portland. Portland, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 1 February 1909
Double Tragedy at Portland. Portland, Saturday. ,; ' A double tragedy was enacted fat a1)out 10.30 last night, when John Curtis, baker,, shot his partner, .Mrs. Shankland through the heartland, then committed suicide. They had , been . 'in partnership- for years. 7 Mrs. SJiankr land and her son lived 011 the -premises while Curtis resided privately, with his wife. The' cause 'of the shooting la ft mystery, ? : id&l! HsMS^
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 1 February 1909
- - ALL ARE '.UNITED In saying that for all Stomach Trou bles there is 110 remedy like Dr. Sheldon's Digestive Tabules. Price 2/6 per tin. - Obtainable at Mockler Bros., George-street, Bathurst; IB. Morgan, Burraga.* ? ? ? r, Mrs. S. L. Morrison, Humflray-street Bailarat, Vie., writes : - ' Both my mother and I aro firm believors in Chamberlain'* Tablets. Wo have used them for stomach and liver troubles, and have found them most effective. The use of most pills i-- followed by constipation, but Chamber' Iain's Tablets are so mild and gentle in their action that they leave no bad aftoi ?jfieot. Fqr eulo by I-. Edgley and Cq,
Another Terrific Rainfall "The Country Again Flooded. Bamage to Railway Line. Crops and Cultivation Paddocks Destroyed. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 1 February 1909
[?] 'The Country Again Flooded; Damage, to Railway Line. Crops and Cultivation Paddocks : Destroyed. It lis many. ,, years. .since Bathurst and the !? immediate.., idistrlct, ' ^va's''; vigitetf with suclr a downpour of rain as' that whi(ih fell yesterday afternoon^c-Thc torrential rains of less than a fort night ago were exceptionally 'heavy, I but ; the fall yesterday ''Was1' ~ won greater, and in .some places proved a 1 record. T.lie v^naln force of the storm appeared to be' In rthc Vicinity of the iiald Hills, and- it is esttrnated that around I?erthyille*i and- Orto'11 -'-parlc about fop'r (inches of- ??.?rain/fell within tho'. hour:;'- iTAe terrific.-. body - of water .sw'trpt downjHlie steep lilUsv;with'tre- mendous?. force;, .carrying before ''it J'logs -and debris:- andjMevel ling £enc*estf lit .ev ery! dire In the tdwn^incK fall was' veryYheavy, and many-? ofs^th'o street's were covered! with ..^vater,- -the gutters being -totally insufficient ;; to carry it off. . Much so...
Turon Shire Finances. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 1 February 1909
Turon Shire Finances. ? ThO;'S.M. Herald,' ; referring to' the Turon- Shire Council, says ';An iex amplesof'good civic management is - fur nished by the : Turon, Shire, which, has just dealt with its estimates and rating. The Turon stands in the fifth class of shires for the purposes of endowment, and ^receives for the current triennial period 30s in the £ on the proceeds of the general ? rate. ? The estimated ex penditure for the' year- 1 909 -is -£6645, of which -£1:741: is for works and /ooo for administration. -The proposed rate is one penny in -the' £ on the. U.C.V. There is a balance in hand of ^2000- and the estimated revenue 'is- £2945, ' of which' /1700 will be raised in rates. The Shire is to be commended on what looks like a very careful period of [ad ministration and financing.,
Weather Forecast. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 1 February 1909
? Weather Forecast. ' The, following U the forecast of the weather fol' February, - as publish ed'.. ;by Mr; Cunimlug Ogg, of New Farm, Brisbane. Is? to lGtli. Queensland.— Following a temporary .'period of relatively: pleas ant weather, rather sultry, and a de pression operating ... tornadoes,; ? 'heavy . downpours, and probably hail In plac es, especially 111 the north. ? New Southi Wales. — The cool spell, .alas, gives place to fierce heat, ? and molated places experience heayy wind and rain storms, with hall. ? - 7th to lStlt Queensland. — Favtour- ablc for further disturbances, .which ?\yill probably have the desired effect 'of cooling tho air, particularly in the north and north-west, .where a mon soon, of considerable energy, will be operatlny. - New, South Wales. — Although .con siderable' areas of cloud may bo -noted, .the rain will be some distance off, and ..consequently the precipitations, with -few exceptions, likoly to be of unimportance, but an acceptable change of te...