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TOWN TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 December 1898
TOWN TOPICS. . , — _ — ^, ? , — At the local rifle range on Saturday lust, eleven PeservistB went through the volley and combined independent firing. Tho shooting waa very .good, over 60 ppr cent, of murks being tho result in both slicntings. . ., Constable Pe\hce who lost his life in the Morriwa River ]a-t weok.fin a brave attempt to save a boy from drowning, was a native of Yuan, und waa- well- known to many residents of Gniidntj'ji Mr. Alfred Penrce, of the 6rm of Pearca and Long, Adnloog-, is a brother of deceased.
THE CIVIL SERVICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 December 1898
THE CIVIL SERVICE. Whilst the Estimates were ? under consideration on Friday evening last the leader of the Opposition very nearly brought about a crisis- by proposing to cut down 'the Civil Service ? Board expenditure, the Pre mier at the time threatening to accept the vote as a challenge, but afterwards backing down. During the debate which en sued on Mr. Barton's proposal, several members showed their antipathy to the Board, and among the number were sev eral of the Labor party. Ever since the appointment of tho Board its members have been about the best abused men in the colony ; all the crimes in the calendar they have been guilty of, according to their tra dacers ; they have been guilty of acts that no Ministry would daro to ??? father; and their con tempt for the sufferings of the poor Civil Servants has been of the worst and meanest kind — . in fact, the civil servants were serfs at the mercy of those con stitutional Mutnbo Jumbos. All these complaints are only the yelpings ...
SPORTING. CHATTY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 December 1898
SPORTING. CIIAITV NOTBS. BYjO.VAnOO. The fo'l iwtng remarks uncut two year oM racing, from the pen of ' Galtee MoiO ' are vety pertinent, and.. well Ayorth 'reproduc tion : Two-year-old racing is detrimental to tho proper development of the horse. It ia cruel, ruins a horse for raoing btfore his time, and never fails to bring into light and develop any inherent weakness that might have bt-ei corrected hod the hor^o boon al lowed to. even shed ita- baby teeth' before being taken in hand by the trainer. The only excuoo for racing foala is tint tho breeder gels rid of .them early and tho buyer may got his money back quickly. If 300 yearlings are sold 90 per cert of them bend under iho unnatural strain nut upon them, and consequently if there were 3U0 buyers for these 300 yearlings, 270 of tho buyers would find their purclmsos u doad loss on t! eir hands. Getting one's money back with a two-year-old iB a delusion and a snare, but if some of these yearlings wero bought and turned on good...
STRANGE IF TRUE. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 December 1898
STBANGE IF ,TRUE. ? *: ? Llotd's Newspaper relates that two .well-dressed ladies were passing a coffee stall in Hollo waj'-road recently, .when a poor^'-clad man of about 25 darted out and snatching away a purse which ono of the ladies was carrying in her hand, made off. Three young men hearing cries of ' Stop thief !' gave chase and captured the fugitive in Cranegrove, leading out of Furlong-road, which the man evidently did not know was a cul-de-sac. He begged pit coiisly to be let go, saying he only stole the purse aa he was starving. The three young ruen, however, were inexorable and said they should awaifc'the arival of the lady whose purse had been stolen. On her ar rival the man's captors were astonished to see her fall on her knees and offer up a prayer for the man's forgiveness. This was followed, a few min uter after, by the captive throwing himself at theladvs feet, and begging she would not prosecute him for the sake of old times. Then the three fellows were given a poun...
POLITICAL PIPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 December 1898
POLITICAL PIPS. N.S.W. 6\VKfl £10;180,000, for which it has uo reproclnotiva assets to show. Harton and Bold are bosom friends, and often ' nuea the b.iby' in company. In this colony Wo have a. larger land revenue thau ull the other six colouies put toge her. New South Wales has more wen'th, per inhnliitiiiit, than nny country iu the world — uver £300 per head. ' MiLi.nn, M.P., to Anderson, M.P. : ? ' Oh, ho swallowed the baiiyip. Ho is the Botny boa-constrictor.' (Laughter.) Tub annual enn.ings of the people of rfiS.W.aro £9,000,000, which, in prbpor tiiin to its intone, is the biggest private in come in the world. Mr. O'Conor: What' would become of the ocJUpniion of the crimiual then ? Mr. Haynes : He would study law aud join the aimy of.lawyera. . ? A bio Australian politieian is about one of the worst p;ijs in the country— altbc.iigh lie earns a b;g salary. It is said it would take him a month to count niJ liis crtdiiors. Mr. Dacet : The man who dares to at tick this amount (aii...
POLITICAL PIPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 December 1898
POLITICAL PIP8. Hon. U. E. Pilcher : We want to have a form of betting that will u -t be accessible to y-u- g people. At present evory child, every little baby that can walk, every ycuug uirl, every woman, eviry man cai' en to any in mh'gb iulu Miufjs an uvur oyuney. Hua put money on hordes. If this bill wire p.-sod that would not oont nue. In tl'e use of the lotalisutor at liuen-cd r ice-cnireca yiung ppnplo ae not a:l-wpd io put money on ho ses at all. The public wunt true running. Thny go to the race-course for tne alike of tho sport nud fun ; they may have their opouioi'B at d back them, wlietuei they be wr ng or right, hut us an amuse ment or a pastime what they want in to sec a. i nil; run raoo, und ihey to see the bssl horse win. '1 hia operates, nccoriliog to ex perience, largely in that direction. Hov. J. Want: We know we ounnnt stop (;smbli'g. Then let us be honest, and tmy, ' Very well ; we cannot sti»p thie, 80 iho next bi'st thing we can do is to keep it under our tra^p...
THREE DAYS WITH TYSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 December 1898
THREE DATS WITH TY30N. Is the rear 189t,*E. A. D ? y,' t« ritiau to a Queensland pnpor, pub liflhed the- following account of nn in terview he had -with Mr. Ty-'on, the information being gleaned during u threecUya' ocquiintnrcoalui-. Mr T\ an, in the course of the in terview, aa d r 'Though -I only had IOm. a WHok I managed in time to savo a hu. drtd pounds, and bought, uud took up a bit, o£ a run for £10 At that timo you could buy young cuttle for 10m. a hoH, aid as t'.iere wbb any amount r.f cleariBkins a man with a litile cnpital and plenty of on erjry could toon put a bit of a herd to gether. My brother ni.d I woked to gether on the station. fcorai»times .one of us went awny to work for nages. Then, when we had a few fata (it for market I took them down, and I toll you [ had to be very care ful to clear £20 out of ray trip, as you could only get about 30a or £2 for a fat bullock at that time. Talk of droving ! That was when you had' to rough it. No drjy and horBOB, no trav. llii...
THE AUSTRALIAN HORSE [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 December 1898
THE AUSTRALIAN' ITOT?STC In proposing the toast of ' Our Bush Regiment,' at a banquet given by tho Hon. A. Ryrie, Miealago, to the officers of. the Australian Horse on Siturday week last, Lieutonant and Adjutant Thompson spoke of the esprit de corps pervadinc in all dis trics, whether so fnr nonh as Gunne duh or west as Mudgee. All ranks seemed to have the desire to do credit to .themselves, their districts, their of ficers, and the, cause oE the Australian florae, by attending their drills regu lnrly, by being well-mounted, by tak ing care to bo well— turned out, arms and equipment in good order ; and bo long as that ppir.t continued tne pos sibilities of future success, and in crease to the strength of: the bush forces seemed assured.
CARELESSNESS OP FIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 December 1898
CARELESSNESS OF TIRE. ? SaiVJsnAL small fires occurred on the Reserve lust ?wtek, being eau»ed, it is snpposed, by the carelessness of tra vellers who left burning logs at their o;imping placeB. A watrr carter ex tinguished a couple and the police an other. On Friday morning a tent, with its contents, situated on the Re serve c ear the bridge, was burnt to cinders in a very short space of time, the conflagration being caused, it is supposfd, by a spark blown from a tire cIobb by.
WITH THE "BOYS." LEISURE HOURS' TALK.. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 December 1898
WITH THE 'BOYS.' LEISURE HOURS' TALK.. . SwBEyer told the boys he had been harvesting — malting Kay 'while the sun shone, while the wind whistled and while the fli. b flew. For what purpose were flies eieated, he would like to know P He remembered reading where a soiontist said a fly could make COO strokes per Focond with its wings — but he would like to know why in the name of Jehosophat these little pesta didn't do so, instead of loaSng round tho corners of one's eyes, and also round the brain pan of a man. Hore Sweeney took off. his hat and showed a pretly shiny polo, devoid of a'l hnir on the top ; Patsy Uoliver startsd singing, ' I'm a married man myself.' Sweeney repeated his question as to what flies were good for ? Billy Stingereno did not know. It reminded him of tho schoolmaster who asked the scholar what was the square of the hypotenuse of a right anglo-triangle equivalent t.-, and tbe boy, bi-ing an up-to-date kid, said, '' Its equal to a licking for. me, old cove. So ti...
"THE CRIMES' INSPECTOR." "AN AXE TO GRIND." [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 December 1898
'THE CRIMES' IN SPECTOR.' 'AN AXE TO GRIND.' At tho looal Police Court yesterday morning, Charles Uiidley Powell was charged before Mr Kendall, J.P,, with having no lawful visible means of support. Constable' Mason, acting gaoler, stated that he had that mornino; jir rested accused in Sheridan-straet : when he charged him Powell snid, '-This is a trek of yours;1' iho con stable denied that such was the case ; ho then asKed Powell if ho h»d been writing anonymous letters to tho De partment, and- accused said ho had, and that the Sisters had given him the inioruiation ; tne constable then took Powell up to thrt Sibtera oE Mercy, who totally denied, iu accused'u pres ence, ever making such a statement ; several people had compluined of Powell, who when refused help bo came very insulting. Here Powell interrupted tho con stable, and the Bench administered a wiirning,- to which Powell replied, ' Beg pardon, sir, didn't mean it, sir.' Constable' Mason said he had not seen accused working....
COURT WORK. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 December 1898
COURT WORK. At the local Police Court on Monday last, the P.M. adjudicating, Voting Abdullah Ballat Kahn summoned Mra, Brown for allegod malicious injury to an accnunt nnd promissory note bo--k. Tho defendant failed to put in sn apDearauce when called, so a war i ant w.is ordered t o issue for her arreBt. Foi drunken iess, R. M. Smith was fined 10b. Han Sorensou was granted n hawker's license. Jn the Sm ill Debts Court, P. und S. Solomon sued Anthony Ander-on fur the sura of £2 11b, goods sold, and obtained a verdict, with 8s coats.
LICENSE RENEWED [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 December 1898
LICENSE5* RENEWED. At the local Licensing Court on Monday last (Mr. -Murphy, P.M., and Mr. Robinson, J P., on the Bonoh) renewals of publicans' licenses were granted to Thomas Keihone, Gnat Southern Hotel, Gundag.i, and o nines Hawthorn, S'ar Hotel, South Gunda gai. Airs. A. Trucey, Club ILuise Hotel, and A Cauvurel, Rojal Hotel, were granted billiard '. licen-es, while the former was granted a special li cense for publican's Jbootii for Boxing Day Races. — ?
Jugiong Jockey Club. -Registered under A.J.C. Rules-Wednesday, Jan, 18,'99 [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 December 1898
Jugiong Jockey Club. —Registered under A.J.C. Rule3 — ^ja]5aj?iTliKE??i]56 Wednesday, Jan, 18, '99 Junrjis — Mr. W. H. Sib1 hoi pe. Staiitjsr— Mr. J. riyru. CLEnK oi' Couuse — Mr. J. Quiun. Handioappkii— Mr; J. Pric\ Committee— Messrs P. Gallon, Jns. Cooney, M. J. (atbeiy, Jus. Lloyd and I). Edney. STB\VARD8-M.:B3ra W. Cnggau, Jas. Os Lon.e, P..Sheuhan, ,T. Qumn, P. Ci-g- gun and J, Vlyna.
P. AND A. COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 December 1898
P. AND A. COMMITTEE MEETING. A stEETiyo of the committee of the Gundngai P. and A. Society was held at TatterRall's oh Friday lost, at which Messrs. J. Robinson fchair), Wright, Carr, Woodbrid'.re, Mclnemey, E-jan, Bnll, Kyle, J^mioson, Phillips, Sib tnorpo, trlas8cock and the heoretiiry were present. Apologies wore read from Messrs. Raven, Kendall and llazlett. A letter whs read from the Chamber of Commeroe, asking for samples of wheat grv.wn in this dis trict to be sent down, so that a. stan dard could bo nrriied at of the wheat t»rown in the district. Messrs. Moln erney, Jamioson and Glasscock, with tho assistance of Mr. Gaskins, are to procurn the necesfiary samples. It was decided to call for tenders fir printing, whioh is to bo done locally, samplos of the work to be oxo cuted to be sent to tenderers, who must quote prices for the olass of work submitted Messrs Kyle, Robiucon, Carr and MoTnerney were nppointed as a sub-committee to enquire into nnd deiil with tenders, whioh ar...
REVOCATION OF TEMPORARY RESERVES. LAND DISTRICT OF YASS. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 December 1898
REVOCATION OK TEMPORARY RBSKIiVKd. JUasd district of xass. The reserve from s ile hereuiider desoribed has been revoked. Within the U'cejaspor Ilolding, resumed are i No. 5a. No. 1,677 for aoceB^ to wnter, notified 23rd September. 1870. County of Buccleuch, parish of Wfi'Msper, 1280acies. The Crown aids 'ithin the followinc horn daries : Comiiiencinc! on tho (.Joodrndigbeo River,. at a point 32 chains south from the junction of Micilom; Creek with that river ; ami bound d thenco on the south by a line beariii' wem 160 chains j thenco on the wst by a lino norih 80 oliniia ; thine.1! on the rorth by a line east to tho Oooilrjidigbee river; .thenco -on tho oist by that ri»er sotitiioriy to the point of commencemont. Reserve 28,017 f»r uccess to water, notified 17th December, 1898, io in lieu of th-abovB. A drover from Pilligi was oharued at Coonabarabran Police Cmrt on Saturdny with neglecting to at oncu dist'oy or bury sleep which fell on the roiid. ? The case was clUmiSKed, on i ho g...
GUNDAGAI STOCK. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 21 December 1898
GUNDAGAI STOCK. At the HomehuBh Stock salsa on Thursday last, the following local lots were sold : Ac W. S. BootiiS, Bangus, 122 wethers at 5/3; ao W. Bojt--». Mundarlo, 371 vethers at 7s to 7/2, ?13 ewes at 5/9, 139 wethors at 8/5; ac Crowe Bros., Goharalong, 103 wethers nt Gs 3:1, 7 cro^sbreds, at Ss ; ao R. Whittifker, ppr mil from Coolao. 120 ewe.8 and wethers 4s 91, 54) ewes and wethers 4s 5d. 75 crossbred lambs 3s 3d to 33 5d.