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Public Instruction. Contemplated Reforms. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 6 November 1901
.T-v^^y JSablic Instruction. 'Contemplated Reforms. The Minister for Public, Instruction.is ; about to carry btit a numberoPreforms in connection with' the workirig-of his department. The whole system .of , education is, in; fact, to be liberalised. * The relations between the State estab lishments, • from the kindergarten .schools to tlie University; are to be strengthened. The system of business is also to be extended,"and increased facilities for " higher education " are to be given in other. directions. It is:, intended that the? University ■ buildings shall.bs ;made,more use of. -/At present 'theyfitre not fully occupied. '■•Mr. Perry is in communication with ■ the senate of the University on the subject. The Technical. College is overcrowded, and the Minister-'is desirous of some of tlie.classes being removed from that bhilding_to the University. The question of whether the services of any of the professors shall likewise be availed of has not yet been determined. In this conn...
Small Debts Court. TUESDAY. BEFORE Messrs. W. S. Foxall, W. Gale, and A. Mitchell, Js.P. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 6 November 1901
Small Debts Court; • .Tuesday.1 Before Messrs. \V. S. Foxall,' W.' Gale, and A. Mitchell. Is.P. Ten eases were settled and five withdrawn. In the following, verdicts were given (or the amounts claimed T. Wiseman v. S. ICellard,' 17s and 3s costs. Goods sold. Conolly and others v. A. H. Preddy, £7 is and 15s costs. Goods sold. Mr. Scndall, who appeared for plaintiffs, wished to complain of the extreme laxity of the bailiff who however was not in tliis dis trict. Through* his having returned the sum mons without an affidavit a month had been lost, and his clients ran the risk of losing the amount of their claim. George C. Smith v. John McLennan, .£4 105 and 6s. costs. Hire of a cart. Mr. Kendall lor plaintiff. w. H. Wheatley v. E. Tarleton, £26 14s 4d for-stock sold. Mr. Belts for plaintiff j Mr. Thomas for defendant, W. H. WIicMlcy deposed that the amount of the claim was owing and had. not been disputed by defendant; he had promised several times"to call round and settle; this was n...
Presentation. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 6 November 1901
Presentation. The girls of: the sccond class of S. Saviour's Sunday-school have presented their late teacher, Hiss Gould, with an artistic photo graph of themselves faken as a group. The photo, which is an excellent likeness, and well taken, is the work of the Elite Studio, and is enclosed in a handsome frame. The gift was recently presented to Mrs. Gould whilst she was in Gotilburn nursing her son at Hillside, during his confinement to bed, through the late gun accldcnt. Mr. V. Gould, clork Goulbum Lands Office, who imt a serious gun acoldent «ome weeks uooir, has suflloienUy recovered to bo removed to Parramattn. whore lib parenti reildo. It v ill be Borne time yet befor# he il Mill) able to i fe his root,
Land Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 6 November 1901
• • Land Sale. At the'Goulburn Lands offico to-tlay three 3s rnndilionalpucchaae portion I=o, On Tuesday morning Constable McPherson ' saw a; man named Edmund Kave, 50, strug gling in the waters of Kozellc Buy, and, 011 rescuing liim, handed him over to the Civil ' Ambulance Brigade, who conveyed liim to the Sydney Hospital, where he was treated for a scalp wound and the effects of the Immersion, bv Dr. Griffiths. The man, who Jives in Upper Forbes-street, Darlitighurst, made a statement to the effect that whilst he was standing near the water two men camc up to him and assaulted him, robbing him 0/ two . sovereigns, and afterwards throwinghim into • the water. In a " Pithy Par" in last issue dealing with tramway expenditure the amount should have read £21,201 6/8 instead of £2,120,168. The strike of miners at Hillgrove has ter minated.' The loss la earnings from tbo mine was set down ai £1 0 pet day. Three shops were destroyed by fire at Hill* grove early on Tuesday morning. The sk...
Cricket Association. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 6 November 1901
Cricket Association. The weekly meeting of the above was held on Monday evening. Mr. F. Shepherd was in (he chair, and there was a fair attendance. Regarding the junior protest, it .was decided to allow tne'team to replay thd match. A permit was //ranted to IJeter Tickner to play with East-Ward. It was arranged to meet Canipbelltown at Goulbtirn on 17th January. The visit 0/ the English team was discussed, and further minor details were arranged. The secretary was instructed to write to the district associations asking them to forward names of their best players with the view of arranging a match between the city and country, The tender of George Donald, Marrick ville, has been accepted for the construction i of a.timber beam bridge over Manar Creek, I road Tnrago to*2)raithvcod&lt; I
Floods, Rabbits, and Snakes. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 6 November 1901
Floods, Rabbits, and Snakes. Amiury, Monday.—The Murray flood Is now receding very quickly. Upper Murray resi dents report that the flood was the highest for !•> years, and also that thousands of acres of crass land have been temporarily ruined by tlie flood waters. At Cumberootid a good deal of damage was done in tobacco planta tions and other cropped land. Thousands of rabbits, were Killed with slicks on the islands, and Innumerable others droivned In burrows. Usually In flood-time on the Upper Murray there is a great slaughter of- snakes, but this time very Tew were seen. Mr. J. J. Hore, of Cuinberoona station, is of opinion that that is due to the reptiles being almost decimated through eating phospliorised pollard, laid for rabbits. Many snakes have been opened lately, and phospliorised pollard has ;been discovered in them. The fact that the flood did not rise so high as was anticipated at Albury was due to the less heavy downpour in the watersheds of the Mltta Mitta and Kic...
PITHY PARS. STORM. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 6 November 1901
PITHY PARS. Revenue. Educational. ' ThaLhospita] case. Another great battle. " Where arc you going on Monday." Mr. Norman Mackenzie has passed first law examination. Mr. E.Jobson hag-boughf ail tile refresh ment rights for Mond^y's.^arnivai, The. forthcoming visit-of. the Englishmen is reviving cricket enthusiasm. Crown land sales will be held as follows:— Moss Vale, Nov. 26 ; Gunning, Nov. 27, Mr. Kcid had 2 Cooks, 2 Smiths, a Fuller, a Fowler, and a Groom, a Page, audaSolomon. Mr. Barton had live Macs. Mr. Kcid only one. It must have been the Macs that saved the Government. People are getting just a little tired of the [ doleful dumps of Kcid, Ashton, Smith and Co.. ! If the import fraternity were really \Vorried about the poor man why didn't they show it when thcrt was no tariff ? Foe instance, why did the importers charge £20 for an article costing them 50s under the old system. Was it to help the poor man ? Dr. Bcvan of Melbourne, a freetrader, tolcl the Merchant's Association ...
STATE PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 6 November 1901
' STATE PARLIAMENT. In theasscmbly on Tuesday Mr, Quinn moved 1 that the Newspaper Articles Bill be read the I second time. The bill provides that to every | leading article published in a newspaper there shall be prefixed or affixed the true name of the author of the article. The con tention was tfiat an architect, an engineer, or other professional man rightly. gotVthe'credit for any.work -which he.did, and he asked why should not a literary man have credit for his work. There was, he'asscrtud, a spirit of commercialism coming over the press. When the public got views on polilieal'or other questions -they ought to be able to find, at the foot of the article the nainc of the per son who tendered them advice. Very little interest appeared to be taken in the bill, unci rarely" during the sitting was there more than a bare'quorum of members in the house. Arguments were advanced on both side*. It was urged against the measure that the proprietors were the persons who should control the...
Goulburn Stock Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 6 November 1901
Goulburn Stock Sales. The attendance at tbo yards was fair. The number of sheop penned was small; fat woolly ■wethers realized 12s 3d to 14fl 9d i shorn fat ewes 7a 2d ; shorn wethors (stores) 7s j woolly owes with lambs at foot 8s 2d ; dry owes In * About1200 head cattle yarded, not inany fats; best bullocks£& ijsto Ao 2s, others f n (o /8 i best cows £b to £6 15s, others £5 to10s. Best beef worth about 27s Oil per loolbs. Market for stores improved: bul locks £5 15s, 3 years old steers £4 15s to £5, 2 years old £2 15s lo £3 33, cow s £3 ids to i*4 28 6d. springers and milch cows £$ to £7 for extra good sorts, poddies and yearlings off JBl 10/- to £2 10/. Alterations arc to be effected to tlic cells in Berrinm gaol. Tender# for Hie work are invited to 25th Instant. Plan and specification can be seen at the government architects oll'tcc, Goulburn, and at Moss \alc court ',0Mn Clara has been returned for tho Con dobolln Beat In tho Legislative Aseombly by 828 votei against 83...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 8 November 1901
ELITE STUOI© In the Production of Artistic Photography Wc Lead. Hy. Dorner. BRIDGE HOTEL. G. P. Blackmore, CORNER AUBURN & GOLDSMITH STREETS. Best Liquors Only Supplied. The Noted House for Bartlett's Amber Ale. The Best of Summer Drinks. •^0O.i}s-.i0ii.iOA J raoog; Avoqg •^00J^S-J0U.l0^ pUB ^O0J^S-0UT?O|g : SatJO^DB^ •saapimqip©©© re 3*1X 'XjpuuoQ pue (iiijaqu^ Woollens. £157 WORTH JUST OPENED. 203 Huburn«street. SUITS £2 15s. to £4 15s. The Tariff Mokes no Difference SV In My PRICES. I am selling SUMMER GOODS at same i figures as before, having a Large Stock on hand. Men's, Youths', and Boys' Clothing. ■ j Hats and Neckties a speciality. Men's Best Straw Boaters, 4,6. Felt Hats from 3.6 to 86 for very best. All tlie New Shades in Prints at tlic lowest figmcs possible. Ladles' Convent Hats—One Shilling (sold everywhere at i'ii ; splendid value.) J. DOWNEY, fliiburn-st., Goulburn. Furniture. ANYONE REQUIRING Newer Second hand Furniture Cannot do better than Call at Railton &...
Cable News. LONDON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 8 November 1901
Cable News. . LONDON, Thursday. BoCss killed, captured, and surrendered daring the present year nuthber 13,338. There have been thousands of recent Arrivals In Cape Colony from the continent, o! Europe, apparently mercenaries bound to the north. Commandant de Wet, according to persistent reports, la collecting mercenaries and straggling Boers in Damaraland and Bushmanslana. The Secretary for War has enumerated the strenous efforts made to better tho condition of the concentration camps, and states that their removal to the seaside will be made if the dootors so advise. , The mortality in the camps, he adds, is largely due to the weakening effects of privations endured prior to admission. Li Hung Chang is dead. The Shah of Persia has declined Russia's offer of 1000 Cossaoks as guards of the Shah's 1 palace. . The works committee of the Westminister 1 Corporation justifies the use of American red gum for paving, and asserts - that the rate payers' interests are being safeguarded. The ...
GOULBURN PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 8 November 1901
- Goulbuhn Prices Current. . (It must be understood that these prices are those offered by (lie local merchants to the producers, and not those quoted by the merchants to buyers.) Hour, £6 io» to £7 per ton Wheat, 2S 2d to 2s 4d per bushel ■ Bran, 8d to Q:t per bushel Pollard, gd to iod per bushel Oats, feed, 3s 3d to 3s 6d Maize, 33 3d to 3s 3d per bushel Hay, rack, £2 55 to £3 ; chaffing, £2 to £2 5s per ton Straw, 27s 6d to 30s per ton Barley, is 9d to 23 per bushel Potatoes, old, £1 10s to £3 xos per ton ; new, £6 to £6 lo.i Onions, 16s to 173 per cwt Chaff, £3 5s to £3 12s 6d per ton Bacon, 7d to "}d per lb Hams, 8Jd to gd per lb Butter, dairy-made, to Sdperlb; factory made ordinary, 9d ; creamery, iod Lard, 6Jd to 7d Eggs, 7Jd to 8Jd per dozen Hides, 3}d to 3|d per lb Sheepskins, merinos, from 4d to 5d per lb, and crossbreds, 2)d to 3jd Tallow, £17 to £18 per ton in shipping condition ;■: broken packages, £rs to AVatifc bark £4, hickory /i tos per ton Cheese (colonial), 7d to ...
COMMERCIAL. GOULBURN, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 8 November 1901
COMMERCIAL. GOULDURN', Friday, The Mills report trade steady. Bran and pollard are easier, being quoted at 8d to 9df and gd fo.iod respectively. Farm arid Dairy Producc.r-Btisincss fair. Potatoes arc easter in sympathy with the Sydney market, and are quoted at £2 10s to £$ ios. New potatoes arc worth £6 to £6 10s. There is no change in the prices 0! dairy produce, but there is almost certain to be a fall in dairy bntter in a day or so. Sands and Co. report that poultry is in good demand, which exceeds the supply. Prtccs rule at the same rates as last week. -Messrs. Wopjjs and Co.. report about 40 pigs yarded.' Fats'30* to 40s ; porfciws 25s to 27s 6d.; stores lis to 14s 6(1; slips 7s to ios 6d; suckcrs 4s to 6s. A fair supply of poultry cooped. Turkeys, gobblers, best 1,3s, others 8s Od to ios ftd, hens 5s to 6s ; fowls, roosters, 3s Jo 4s, liens 2s fid fo 3s 3d ; ducks is 91! to 3s 6d geese 4* 3d to 5s Od. Mkssns. Wood and Co. will hold a special sale of 2000 store cattle at the Go...