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No title [Newspaper Article] — Camden News — 2 July 1896
Another meteor was seen on Sunday night at about 7.80. It appeared in the north and shot out stars, remaining visibly for a few seconds. Another meteor was ob served on Monday night at a-bout the same time. Our road between Kirkham lane and | Cobbitty road is in a bad way. Our mem ber, Mr. C. Bull, is now moving in the jaatter so that we hope to have a good road. ' |m.A novelty for this district may be seen of morning proceeding up Stop Hill, formerly galled Uuncle Tom's Cabin Hill, of eight tip arays in a line. These drays are employed l-y Mr. Frank Doust on his road contract. ! A profound repose wraps the affairs of Cobbitty in a death like sleep. A little boy . Was recently observed in the middle of the high road. With the exception of a 'poddy' calf, he was the only sign of life outside the village graveyard. He was heard to give a shout and to stamp his feet several times. Nothing however, came of it, and the dis appointed observer went back again to bed.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Camden News — 2 July 1896
LOST — In Camden, a Gold Brooch, 5s reward. Finder will please return same to The Camden News OflB.ce. HOUSEMAID WANTED— Apply with re ferences to Mrs. French, The Camden Inn. WANTED — Thoroughly competent General Servant. Personal references required. Mrs. Armitage, Grasmere, Camden. WAITED— To rent a 4 roomed Cottage in Camden, or within a mile of Camden. Rent must be low. Apply Camden News Office. ANT ED TO BUY Wanted few acres light timbered land near Camden, adjoining or near Camden Park preferred, if not must adjoin extensive forest. State terms ' HYBLA,' Springwood. NOTICE is hereby given that if the clothes left by Arthur Smith, at Mrs. French's late of the Commercial Hotel, (Jamden; are not claimed in seven days, the same will be sold to defray expense. Annie French, Camden Inn. IN consideration of legal proceedings being stayed against me, I hereby withdraw any slanderous words uttered by me against Miss C. Raymond, of Menangle, and also apologise for same. MRS. C. FERGUSO...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Camden News — 2 July 1896
'What' is- ilia# fe ?Thing # It seems like an absurdity, yet it is true all tBe ame. I mean that you might have a cellar full of wood and 6'o al and still shiver with cold ; and you would if it were not for one thing,- ? Oh', that is so obvious,' you may say. It irf hardly worth while to : hii^t at it. Anybody can see it with his eyes shut. All the better for me then ;? I shan't h'avti' to ex'plaih. : And by the same sharpness you will be able to piek out the important point in two short letters I am abb'ut to. copy for you. , The fil'st runs thus': ' In' December, 1'890, my i daughter^ (Mrs. M; J. Muther) got into alow, weak, nervous condition.- Do what she would she could not get up her strength. Gradually she Wasted ; away until everyone thought she was in a decline, and had not long'to live. In fact, she was so- low, and dejected she did not care whether she lived or not. She was under a doctor for six months, but his medicines did her no good. My husband then said,- ' My daught...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Camden News — 2 July 1896
BROWNBLL & Co.,' OF THE ARGYLE STORE, CAMDEN-, Beg TO ANNOUNCE THEY HAVE OPENED UP A SPLENDID ASSORTMENT OF BALDWINS' Wools, in all Shades. Also the Best Assortment op Dress Material out op Sydney, and at less than City Prices. A nice range op Calicoes, Sheetings and Flannel ette, prom 1/11 doz. 100 doz. Men's Shirts, extra value, Is each. Good Tweed Suits, a Marvel op Cheapness at 15/6. ' , ' v Men's Clothing, Boots and Shoes in Great Variety, at less than Sydney Prices. Special lines in Blankets, commencing at 5/6 pair. AT THE ARGYLE STORE, (LATE DOUST'S) BROWNELL & Co. Department of Public Works, Sydney, 11th June, 1896. ATTENTION is directed to Gazette Notice in viting TENDERS for erection of Timlter Beam Bridge over Cedar Creek, road Thirlmore to Lakesland. Tenders 'will be received up to the 22nd July, 1896. 2331. J. H. YOUNG. GOVERNMENT NOTICES. Department of Public Works, Sydney, 4th June, 1896. ATTENTION is directed to Gazette Notice in viting Tenders for Er...
Camden Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — Camden News — 2 July 1896
Cam-don Muniolpal Ooun&it llhe' usual, fortriiglitly meeting of the - Camden Council was held on Wednesday evening last, the M!-xyor (Alds'rman W -? 0 Furner) presided, w^h the exception of Alderman Q-..F. Furner, the whole of the ' Aldermen were present. Alderman Frier called attention to tbe' dangerous state of the road leading to ; Menangle, near Mr.- James Hayter's farm, 'a and 'pointed out, that-,- not only -was the culvert ? not . wide enough, but, it was dangerous to' yehicular traffic, two accidents had recently occurred there. There were also several trees near the centre' of the' roadway, and the fallen branches caused horses to shy, and the trees caused a gfeat obstruction. -r ! Alderbn.au Frier suggested me advisa bility of the-injSpector visiting, the locality and to report on, the same. - . .Agreed to. - .. Alderman H. Moore caUed attention .to the dangerous state of tho road leading to 3iia farm, which is now use ! by the council's contractor for quarrying sto...
Bob's Range [Newspaper Article] — Camden News — 2 July 1896
Bob's Range [From our own correspondent.] The sports in aid of the P. M. Church on Friday last proved a great success, Mr. Hollohan kindly lent his paddock for the purpose. Messrs W. Wheeler, G. Young and A. Dunk were the handicappers. The following were the events : — Handicap 100 yards, James Fryer 1, Mr. McDonald 2, first prize bridle, second 1 pair spurs. Boys race 14 years and under, Charles Spice 1st, a pair silver links, Charles Greige 2, pocket knife. Throwing at wicket, prize a walking whip. Mr. Sam Stevens. Girls race, Elizabeth Duck 1, a silver brooch, Mary Stevens 2, lib lollies. Hop step and jump, Mr. Mowbray 1, W, Wheeler 2, first a bridle, second a whip .'3 Catching a white rooster, 1 Edgar Small, this event caused great merriment. Flat race 100 yards handicap, 1st 1 pair fowls, B. Cuthel, 2 Mr. McDonald, ladies riding whip. Throwing at wicket, Sam Wallace 1, a pair fowls. Mrs Duok, Miss Spice, and Mrs J. Small, d provided the refreshments and assisted in waiting at t...
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Camden News — 2 July 1896
Correspondence. ,- From the, ' Australian Field';' enclosing, petition for signature and presentation .to Parliament in favor of a syatem of Inland Penny :Post;. also requesting that the (council pass a resolution endorsing the. main; principles involved. ... The petition was received and, was laid^on. the table for signature. The .whole. of the Aldermen signed ..the petition. The Mayor was requested to. act , on the.j deputation to wait on the Government. Letter from Mr. . J. . iOouot, in resp set to metal now laying near the; show, ground. , Received. . / , ^ ? It was decided to call. a work^s committee to report thereon. The Mayor notified that the ssppointment of Sergeant Parker as inspector under the Diseased Animal and Meat Act could no,t - be sanctioned by the Department.- .. . .. . Letter from. the Insj-actor , of Police to the above effect. - . - ' Alderman ; Druitt , conoidered^ that he — thought^ Sergeant Parker was the .best 'person for the position; and: that the ap opo...
District News. Burragorang. [Newspaper Article] — Camden News — 2 July 1896
District News. Burragorang. [ebom ottr own cobbespondent.] % The river after the late rains and the ^ melting of the snow caused a heavy rush of . * waters from the back country, the rivers during the past few days have abated, and are again passable. The maize crop can now be fairly well' averaged, the result^is not so satisfactory as in previous years, for instance in 1895 five rows of maize on good ground produced a heavy dray load ; this year (1896) on the same land it took from 16 to 17 rows to fill the same size dray. Smut in the maize has been very prevelant throughout the valley. We regret to announce the death of Mrs Reiily, mother of Mr. P. Reilly of the Fig Tree stores Burragorang, on Tuesday the 30th ultimo. Mrs Reilly was 87 years old at the time of her death, and one of the oldest residents of The Oaks. The funeral took place at The Oaks on Wednesday and was most largely attended. Mr J. Williams was the undertaker.
Masters and Servants. [Newspaper Article] — Camden News — 2 July 1896
? Masters and Servants. ' An interesting case under the Masters and Servants Act recently .heard at Liverpool when a party named Williamson sued E. G. '-Tost for £21 15s Od wsges due. Mr; D' Arc'y Irvine appeared for the plaintiff, Mr. Lander :appeared for the defendant. Plaintiff said Mr, Tost had engaged him as man in charge at Rook ley at 10s per week Defendant denied the alleged agreemetctjind said he merely took Williamson in as an' act of charity.1 At the Conclusion of the case, which lasted some 4 hours, the bench said the case was one of some .considerable difficulty and proposed to give a verdict which would1 meet the justice of the caiffe. ? Mr.' Lander 'citied ex-parte Buchana ri-'-to show that the bench- could not pursue such a cotu'se. Mr. D'Arcy Irvine said_that in Ht.rict law a party' who sued on a contract uecovered on that contract or not at all, aiid could not. recover on a lt quantum merint,' but, he did not know that this applied to^ such a case under the Masters...
Lawn Tennis [Newspaper Article] — Camden News — 2 July 1896
Lawn ; Tennis Dr. Morton, the winner of the recent tournament promoted by the Camden Town Lawn Tennis Club, has offered a trophy for another single tournament, it commenced on Friday afternoon last. Considerable interest is beine taken in the event, and some good play may be anticipated. The following are the handicaps : — Dr. Morton, £ 30 behind scratch. ^ _ W. M. Hughes, A. E. Devlin, scratch^C Rev C. J. King, £ 15. ' 'Jr W. R. Cowper, Rev J. F. Russell, AL Barter, G. Barter, 15, J. Peat, ^ 30. A. J. Doust, 30. F. Barter, 30. A. J. Bayley, 30 and 2 games, J. Curran, 30 and 3 games. S. Procter, 30 and 3 games. The following is the draw for the first round : — King v G. Barter, F. Barter v Curran, Hughes v A. Barter, Peat v Doust, Cowper v. Devlin, Morton v Procter, Bayley v Russell.
Camden Police Court. Monday, June 29, Before. Mr. C. T. Whiteman J.P. [Newspaper Article] — Camden News — 2 July 1896
Camden Police QonFfe. Monday, June 29, Before. Mr. C. T. Whit-eman J.P. , George Payton, in custody, 'was charged with; having no visible lawful*, means of support. * dentenced to six month in sParramatta gaol, with recommendation for mtsdical treatment. The iPbAlfi^having received complaints of a man wauderintf^-tlie roads in the district of Werombi and supposed., to be of unsound mind, have af tor -a few day's lasar.eh, found Payton sitting on the side of a road 'at Werombi,, aud was brought to the lock-up. This unfortunate - man was arrested near Camden iu Ma-reh laot and sentenced to t'arramatfca gaol for three months 011 a similar charge. The Magistrate remarked that he . sentenced, the defendant for six months, as it appeared to him that it was for- his own benefit, as he appeared to be .quite incapable of taking care of himself.
Rifle Shooting. [Newspaper Article] — Camden News — 2 July 1896
Kifle Shooting. The final competition for Mr. Allingham's I trophy was shot off on the local range on Saturday last. The weather was all that could be desired, consequently some good shooting was done. Mr. R. Hindes wins the trophy with an aggregate of 121 — 62 59, H. Farendon comes second with 116 — 56 60; J. Poole third, 113, 58 60 ; J. Moore fourth, 105, 51 54. 500 600 Hdc. Tot. H. Farendon 29 31 2 60 W. Hopson 28 28 8 60 J. Poole 32 26 7 60 Dr. Morton 31 25 7 60 R. Hindes 26 31 2 59 W. R. Cowper 28 27 2 57 J. Moore 26 28 — 54
Camden Dairy Company. [Newspaper Article] — Camden News — 2 July 1896
Camden Dairy Company. The usual Half Yearly Meeting of Share holders in the Camden Dairy Company Ltd. took place in the School of Arts Camden on Friday the 19th June Mr. H. P. Reeves (Chairman of Directors) presiding. The Hon. SecrblA.y- (Mr. Cowper), read the minutes of the last Meeting of share holders held on 22-11-95, which' vvei- o con firmed, and the usual half yearly statement of accounts was also presented. Mr . Cowper stated, that some explanation was required from the company in regard to the expenses incurred in the recent Supreme Court action with the South Coast Coy. At the request of the chairman, he went fully into the details of the costs of the action, and explained that their share of the costs .amounted to £120 10s Od, which had been duly provided for. The Camden Coy. had agreed at a meeting of the Camden and Cobbitty directors, held in Camden on the 5th of August 1895, to place the matter in dispute with the South Coast Coy. in the hands of a solicitor, and in th...
Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Camden News — 2 July 1896
Notes. ?£he Grovernment is to be cotfiniended for Engaging the services df Colonel Home, an fexperfc on Wafer conservation, in order that ' might be carefully examined and i'opo'iL'c furnished, submitting a compre' \ensive scheme for water conservation. — — ' -yery important matter^ and. should [ 'X)'A-E| t.HOus . attention many years ago. | ; / seasons for the last sixteen Sotjo-iSroJl ? g&s&s in stock and crops have almost * ''-peen Ruinous, simply throught human ? - ^neglect. Bountifully, during the period |; named, the Giver of all good things 1 supplied us with rain so that use could be J made of surplus supply to carry us through j /dry times. In many parts of the colony / the earth is so formed that man has only to jf nse his brains and expend a little of his strength . j^order to conserve a large supply * of water. Droughts are sent for ? needful \ purposes, and the colonist's duty is to see that water is amply stored to meet- the wants ' \ Of stock and crops...
Camden in the old days. [Continued from our last issue.] [Newspaper Article] — Camden News — 2 July 1896
Camden in the old days. [Continued from our last issue.] Cawdor was the first establishment of the kind described and was always known as the ' Head station.' It is part of the Maca:rthur Estate now, and doubtless the remains of the old buldings have long ago been removed. Mr. George Johnstone, son of Major Johnstone, was the person in charge, but unfortunately lost his life there, being thrown from his horse. Adjutant Wild became his successor, and the supervision was po sinecure. Numerous huts were erected for the men. Slaughter yards, tan pits, and all the accessories of a large and varied establishment, soon found a place in this fraay settlement, while the adjacent lands were turned to profitable account by being put under cultivation. One of the out-stations was ' Lowe's- Hill,' opposite Cobbitty. Having been abandoned by the Government it was granted to the late Mr. Macleay, then Colonial Secretary. As the wild cattle became less numerous, it was thought no longer profitable ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Camden News — 2 July 1896
BREAKFAST-SUPPER. E P P S fS GRATEFUL-COMFORTING. COCOA BOILING WATER OR MILK, ? O R ? SALE- BY TENDER ^tFatm of 435 acres; 200 acres cleared land, and all ?i%rely fenced, miles from Camden Refrigerat iijf 'Dorics, and 2-V miles from Cobbitty Bsttef i-ctory, with frontage to Nepean river. Home :ad and orchard. Any person wishiug to inspect 3 farm will' be met at the Camden! station on iking arrangements with the undersigned ndera to' be iii the hands of the undersigned, fore Saturday, August I, 1896. , ,, I iT JOHN WALLACE, ?' .?? . ........ .Westwood,. , ?' ; ' 1 ? Brownlow Hill. Artlinr Hideout, STEAM SAW MILLS, WEROMBI. Hardwood Timber of every description delivered to any part of the district at cur »-? rent prices. ! '? ? ,Tongue- grooved linmg and flooring boards (hardwood) supplied. Orders may be left at Mill; or W. 0. Furner, Gamden. I— f ' ? 'T:' ' O S T I O- AN °. ARGYLE STREET, CAMDEN, Carpenter. Joiner, Wheelwright, Coach-body Maker, ' IJhdertakerj House Builder, etc; G-...
The Carrington Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Camden News — 2 July 1896
. The Carrington Hospital. At the above hospital on Thursday week (by the kind permission of the Matron) a christy minstrel entertainment, given by some of the patients, took place in the principal dining hall. The affair throughout was very successful, more par ticularly in the comic portion of the pro gramme, and several or the perrormers were rewarded with well-merited applause. The following is a synopsis of the programme: — Interlocutor, Mr. Thos. Fisher; Bones, Mr. E. W. Butler; Tambo, Mr. A. E. Miller. Pianist, Mr. J. M. Curtis. Open ing chorus, ' Summer River,' and the following songs were very creditab y rendered : — ' Susaunia,' Mr. A. E. Miller ; ' The old Rustic Bridge,' Mr. N. Robinson ; 'Kathleen,' Mr. Tonsey; ' Razors in the air.' Mr. Butler; 'Good old Jeff,' M. Tho?. Fisher. The first part concluded with the absurdity, ' Biown's Horse,' by the company. The second portion of the programme comprised a pianoforte selection by Mr. J. M. Curtis ; Connie song, ' Trinity Ch...
Breveties. [Newspaper Article] — Camden News — 2 July 1896
Breveties. .The financial statement will be delivered, by Mr. Beid on Wednesday or, Thursday next. ? ' ? ' ?/ ' : : j ; Mr. Jaques Martin, well known in insur ance circles throughout Australia, died in, Melbourne on Friday night. ' The Czar of Russia is suffering from an attack of jaundice. 'French newspapers are excited at the frequeut Sights of large numbers of carrier pigeons from Cherbourg to England. The Australian- cricket team won their match against Nottingham by six wickets. The Englishmen made 146 in their second innings, leaving the Australians with 170 to make, ? ? ~ ? The Australians have; now played 14 matches in England, winning eight and losing three, whilst the remaining three were drawn. ? Three hundred factory, workers, on strike in St. Petersburg', Lave been arrested. It is Supposed that the strike is a movement with the object of organising the working classes throughout Europe. ; rl he changes made by the Public Service Board in the civil service are much con d...
THE WASTE OF BODILY TISSUE. [Newspaper Article] — Camden News — 2 July 1896
THE WASTE OF BODILYJTISSUE. Diseases of the kidneys and bladder cause is enormous. Wolfe's Schnapps prevents the dertruction of their fibre. Buy bottles intact. A very sharp frost was experienced in Camden on Wednesday morning, the pools were frozen over. Three supreme officers from ? Sydney lodges attended the quarterly meeting of Royal Order of Foresters held in the Temperance hall, Camden, on Monday even ing. There was a fair attendance of members One candidate, Mr. W. Morris, was imtiated, and five proposals accepted. A large black snake was killed by the Council s maintenance men at Elderslie on Saturday. The rept le was sunning itself, and was' quite lively. Some remarkably large and perfectly grown table turnips, of the purple top variety, were brought this week to Camden by Mr. A. Tapiin of Brownlow Hill. It is surprising what can be done with care and attention in the growth of vegetables etc. in this district. £300 worth of ready made clothing specially ordered for the win...