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Daysdale Race Club. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 20 January 1899
Ilay8(l»lc Itacc Tlie following nre the weights- for tho undermentioned events, to- bo run. at the above Club's annual mceting.pn Anniversary Day, Thursday, 20th January :— Daysdale IlANDiOAr,':o£12:Sovsi— l'niilo.: st./lb. ' Master Mac ? ? 9 , 0 Kosomont ? 8 7' Mastcrtop ? 8 ,7 Dice ? 7 1 4 Cianbuty ? ... (i J2 Flying Handicap of 7 Sovs.— J' mile. st,' lb JInstcr Mae ? 9 7' Rosemont ...' ? 8 10 ' Mftsteitop ? 8 10' Dice ? : ? T T Silvorstrcam ? 7 7- . - - Jack ? 7 '1 Oiion ? (j 12 Joseph O'ICeepe, ITon. Sec.
The Hereward Wreck. SYMPATHY WITH THE OWNER. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 20 January 1899
®!ic Hcreward Wrcclt. SYMPATHY WITH THE OWNER. A considerable amount of well-deserved1 sympathy was expressed for the owner when' it became known that the Hereward bad become n total wreck a few hours after being successfully floated. Great sympathy was also expressed with Miss Ada Richards, of Karabar street. North Auburn, near Sydney, during her long illness. She, too was becoming a mere wreck of her former self until Dr. Williams' Pink Pills were tried.. She says : — ' I air sixteen. About twelve months ago my strength seemed to fade. I suffered most severely from the effects of the heat, although before this I had been fairly strong.. My blood became very thin and poor. I. was seized with extreme languor and weak . ness, and also severe attacks of giddiness, . and I was often compelled to sit down that I might recover. myself. My appetite de serted mo, and I could only crawl about the house. These painful symptoms were accom panied with neuralgia and most severe pains in the che...
The Jerilderie Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 20 January 1899
H'lse .EreriBjJwi'Ki -5.'.'o«ajiie5S. Tilt fortnightly meeting of the above was held on Tuesday uvening last. Present — ? Aldermen Wise (Mayor), Smith nnd M'Vit tie. Tho minutes of tlio last meeting were read and confirmed. Correspondence was- read To Mr. Hayes, re tlio Colton-st.. bridge. To Berrigan Progress Association, re dele gates to conference on 14th prox. To Department of Public Works, applying for a loan of £550, viz. :? £350 for new boiler and £200 -to bo expended in further maim extensions. To Department of Public Works, re plnns and specifications of the new bridge nt: Bolton-street, aud asking that a sum be placed on tho estimates for construction of same. To Railway Commissioners, informing; : them that the water connection- would be ?made from Bolton-street to the railway tanks. To E. A. Roe and J. Hynes, notifying them that their tenders had been accepted-' for works. To noad Superintendent, re the mile posts ? within the Municipality . From-Mr. Bawden,. to tho effe...
The Office Boy's Joke. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 20 January 1899
The Office Boy's Joke. In tho counting-houso of a city office, usually closed at six o'clock, tho office boy — not a new one, eithor — has boon known, like others of that fraternity, to occasionally forgot to do those things which lio ought to havo done, and the manager has at last had to impress upon him tho advisability of making a nolo of anything important on a memo, form, and keeping it in a conspicuous place as a reminder. The other day a piece of paper was noticed pinned to the wall in front of the lad's desk, and, upon examination, was found to bear the following : ' Memorandum. Leave at six.
General Information. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 20 January 1899
General Information. Pigeons were first: used as carriers of messages 700 years ago. - Air cushions made of paper are used by tho Japanese. Fowls are plucked alive in Malta, in the public markets. More than a thousand peoplo earn a living in i/aris by fortune telling. Henry VII. was the first English king to wear a pair of silk stockings. Only one person in fifteen have perfect eyes. TJierc are 43, -131, 136 sheep in tho United States. Mexico has had 55 presidents during the past 77 years. Parchment on the best banjos is made of wolfskin. The best opals aro now obtained from Hungary and Honduras. Blind men outnumber blind women bv ♦ wn An A . J . Many of tho temples of India aro now lighted by electricity. i Milk is said to bo one of tho best dressings for burns. \ A map of Jerusalem in mosaic, over1 1,500 years old, has been found in Palestine. Betrothal rings came into use in Europo as early as the ninth century. .A new kind of cloth is being made in Lyons from the down of hens, d...
Speaking Clocks. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 20 January 1899
Speaking Clocks. In Switzerland they have commenced making phonographic clocks and watches which, it appears, leave anything here tofore accomplished far in the shade. By merely pressing the button of the new timepiece it pronounces the hour dis tinctly. Tho alarms call to tho slcoper, ' It's six o'clock ; got up.' There are some wmcn even add tne words, ' JN ow, don't go to sleep again.' Tho form can bo changed to suit. tho buyer, and make ihe warning more or less emphatic. This application of the phonographic principle is due to a French watchmaker settled at Geneva. He introduces into clocks and watches little slabs of vulcanized rubber, on which the desired words are traced in grooves corresponding to the hourB and fractions of hours.
The Evils of Mouth-Breathing. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 20 January 1899
Tho Evils nf Mouth-Breathing. The subject or mouth breathing has never received the attention that its great importance deserves. Mouth breathing iB not always a habit ; it may be oaused by some malformation or foreign growth in the nose or in the nasopharynx. Parents are most culpable and cruel to allow their children to grow up exposed to all the evils of mouth breathing when an operation of the simplest kind will often correct the trouble, which otherwise may lead to loss of hearing, deformaties of face and chest and other inconveniences. Nature' intended the nose as a-preparatory com partment to respiration. Inspired air is free from dust and germs, receives its - proper amount of moisture, and is raised or lowered to the proper temperature by passing through the nose. If there is any obstruction in the nasal cavities the musoles of the growing child become distorted by constantly keeping the mouth open day and night. The action of theBe distorted muscles upon : the soft and yie...
The Loudest Noise Ever Heard. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 20 January 1899
The Loudest Noise Ever Heard. The loudest noise ever heard was that which issued from the throat of the great volcano in Krakatoa, an islet lying in the Straits of Sunda, between Sumatra and Java, at ten o'clock on Monday morning, August 27th, 1883. As that dreadful night wore on, the noises increased in intensity ana frequency. The explosions succeeded each other so' rapidly that a continuous roar Beemed to issue from the island. The critical ; moment was now approaching, and the i people of Batavia did not sleep that 1 night. Their windows quivered with the thunders from Krakatoa, which re sounded like the discharge of artillery in their streets. Finally, at ten o'clock on Monday morning, a stupendous convulsion took place which far transcended any of the shocks which had preceded it. This huge effort it was which raised the mightiest noise ever heard on this globe. Batavia ib ninety-four miles distant from Krakatoa. At Garimon, Java, 355 miles away, reports were heard on that Sun...
What Our Governors are Paid. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 20 January 1899
What Our Governors are Paid. The Viceroyalty of India, which has just' fallen to the lot of tho Right Hon. George Ourzon, is the most valuable appointment in the gift of the Grown. The salary is £25,000 a year (Rs. 20,833 per monsum), with £12,000 as allow ance. Uut as this sum is paid in rupous the real value fluctuates with the price of silver, so that it is probably little, if any, butter than the £20,000 a year which tho Lord Lieutenant of Ireland receives. Of our other colonies Oanada is the most lucrative. Tho Govornor-General of tho Dominion receives £10,000 a year, and the High Commissioner of Oape Oolony gets £2,000 a year Iosb. The Governors of Now South Walos and Victoria receive £7,000 por annum, and of South and West Australia £4,000. But hia Excellency of Jamaica goes two better with £6,000, and tho GovornorB of Queensland and New Zoaland both get £5,000. Tho lowest salary paid to any uncrowned King in British employ ment is the £500 a year which the Governor of St. He...
RESERVE FROM SALE Pending completion of exchange. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 20 January 1899
RESERVE FROM SALE Pending completion of exchange. Portions 7, 8, 11, 12, 14 and 42, of 320 acres each, and 28 of 135 acres, county Cooper, parish Binya. Portion 56 of 136} acres, and 16 of 222 acres, county Cooper, parish Stanley. . ?
A Miraculous Stone Which Cures. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 20 January 1899
A Miraculous Stone Which Curos. There is a wonderful stono known as the ' Madstone,' which lma performed moat miraculous cures for over seventy five years. It belongs to the daughter of a minister in Memphis, whose father had received it as a gift from an old German woman in his parish. Only twice has it ever been known to fail in its mission of 'healing, and in both cases the persons treated did not allow it to be used sufficiently. People come from all parts to be healed by it, and no oharge is ever made by its owner. Hydrophobia has been cured many limes by its application, and oven mad dogs have been subject to its mystio powers with effect. It is put beforo use in hot water, and then placed on the wound as hotly as it can be endured, and this is done every hour for twelve hours. The atono is porous, and looks like coral. A. horse can draw on the worst kind of oarth road about four times as much as he can carry on his back. On a good macadamised road he can pull ten times as muo...
'TWIXT CUP & LIP. A Love Romance. IN FOUR PARTS. PART II. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 20 January 1899
'TWIXT GOP & LIP. A Love Romance. IN FOUR PARTS. PART II. The drawing-room was lighted only by the blazing fire, and Mrs. Raymond was-sitting in an easy chair, the blaze playing on her still beautiful face, which was so like Nellie's. Lee was standing in the middle of the room. talking and laughing and altogether in such high spirits that his mother's eyes were beaming. 1 How late Mr. Berners is 1 he ex clainiod as Nellie entered. 'Has there been u break-down on the road, I wonder, or has some forlorn maiden, detecting signs , of bachelorhood, carried him off by force? Mother, is it true that he has remained a bachelor all his life for love of you ?' ' I really cant't tell you, Lee. He says' so now, as you know ; but I never heard of it in my youth. He used to be a great deal at our house, and was excessively fond of your poor uncle Philip. I think it is more for his sake than mine that he comes here so very often.' J Ah, well I am very glad that you did not marry him, as I ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 20 January 1899
J52CKI.SEK8 3S«VKICJ!». Berrigan Soap Facto ly.j R. STRUCK ; WISHES lo inform the Public Hint lie is pivpii ru-l to cx(.:!i(U'.jj-; Snap for Fat. .Fat to bu delivered at Railway Station . or to - Mr. W. Thoiiman, Local Agent, Jeiui.dkkik. Ask von r '-'tor. kcrpor for MANS A SOAP, the best in the Market, nnd take no other. R. STRUCK, ; Soapmsikcr, Kerrigan.. George Mahoney & Co., ; : (LATE MARK WHITBY) GENERAL ' Blacksmiths Ss 'Wheelwrights, , .lEBSffSyBMEaSlE. All kinds of Machinery Repaired. Horses Carefully Shod by Experienced Workmen. Agent for tlie principal Agricultural Imple ment Makers in Melbourne, Sydney, and Granville. Mackenzie Brothers, STOCK, STATION, FORWARDING AND COMMISSION AGENTS, BEHIIIQUIiy, Agents for Powers, Rutherford Jc Co., Melbourne. Tlie Northern Assurance Company. Union Mortgage ami Agency Company Lid. of Australia. John Coolcc & Co. Kemp's Patent Sheep Brawling Liqnid, W. DWYER, Prize Buiirg'.r Builder. Sulkies and Buegies delivered on sho...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 20 January 1899
Wheat. — Mr. II. R. Carter, wheat broker, Sydney and Melbourne reports ns follows, January 18th : — Wheat lias been dealt in to a moderate extent during tho past week at 2/8 per bushel for good milling. Some of the millers declino to pay this price, but others are taking good parcels at this figure, which I nm offered for 10,000 bags nnd expect to close the business hourly. Queens land orders are still going to Melbourne, and Melbourne wheat is also being steadily im ported into Sydney at an equavelent of 2/8. The European'markets are only fairlr steady there being a good deniQ-tid at about 2/7 f.o.b whieh of course is impracticable in Sydney, but 2/6J is being accepted in .Melbourne, and 2/7 in Adelaide, and a large business is being donn at these prices. Freights nr,i still very scarce nnd linn aL 30/ to London by both sailing :vessel nnd steamer. Chickwhcat is ? worth 2/ to 2/3 according to quality. , .
A BEAR WHO PHOTOGRAPHED HIMSELF. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 20 January 1899
A BEAR WHO PHOTOGRAPHED HIMSELF. The desire to obtain photographs of wild ? animals in natural aud characteristic attitudes has suggested to an amateur photographer, Mr. ? George Sbiras, an apparatus which he has mado use of during a trip to th« West. It is des cribed by tho Chicago 44 Iut, er-Oceau.' Tho dorice is very simple, but ingeuious. A camera is so prepared inac liio pulling ol a string operates the shutter which exposes the plate, and at the samo time strikes a match - ' which sets off a magnesium flash-light cartridge, Behind thin lu,'bt i* placed a mirror, ' which \ throws the full glare of the Hash upon a certain spot in front, of thu camera. In the woods are paths that are followed by bear, elk, aud deer goiug to the watur-courses .' to driuk before daybreak and again iu the i eveniug, By one of these paths Mr. Sbiras sot ? up his camera, and stretched across tho path a - ' string connected with the spring shutter dis« ?» : charge. Then be left it for tho night. ' It w...
Gazette, 11th January. HOMESTEAD SELECTION AREA 5-17. Open at Urana on 9th March next. County Urana. Parish Gunambil. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 20 January 1899
Gazette, 11th January.. HOMESTEAD SELECTION AREA 547. Open at Urana 011 9th March next. County Urana, Parish Gunambil. Portions 14. 15, 17/18, 27'and 115 of 9G7a. Or. lOp. Annual refit, £1S 2s 8d. Survey fee, £9 133 3d. Impjovements — Tanks £100, ringing and scrubbing £200, fencing £119. — Total £419; Red sandy loam, GOO acres box, oak and pine forest Portions 4 and 1G of 754J' acres. Annual rent, £14 2a lOd. Survey fee, £S 12s 6d. Improvements — Fencing £50, ringing nnd scrnbbing £200.— Total £250. Red sandy soil, with patches of gravel. Timber — Box, pine and oak, and patches of young scrub. Portions 5 and 6 of 480 acres. Annual rent, £9. Survey fee, £7 0s 9d. Improve ments — Dam £20, fencing £44, ringing and scrubbing £120. — Total £184, Red sandy soil ; box and pine. Portions 13 and 30 of 731} acres. Annual rent, £13 14s 4d. Survey fee, £S 10a 9d. Improvements — Dam dG30, fencing £65, ringing and scrubbing £116. — Total, £241. Red sandy soil ; 400 acrts box and pine, 331 ncre3 b...
CROWN LAND SALE. URANA—TUESDAY, 7TH FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Jerilderie Herald and Urana Advertiser — 20 January 1899
CROWN LAND SALE; Urana— Tuesday, 7th February. Country Lot. — Portion 162 of 252 acres (upset price, £1 8s 8d f.er acre), county Urana, parish Watt ; about 9 miles westerly of Urana, fronting the rord from Jerilderie to Urana, adjoining Messri. Watt & Thom son's portion 23 on the cast and their por tion 26, 28, and 29 on the sjmth-west.. Upset price includes £47 3s 9d, Talue of improve ments. j