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FEROCIOUS ATTACK BY BLACKS. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 April 1878
' FEROCIOUS ATTACK BY BLACKS. Tiie Captain Cook, owned by Captain Chris tenson, left Cardwell (reports the Cairns Advertiser) on Wednesday, tho 20th instant, bont upon a beche-de-mer expedition, and having on board the captain, Ilenry Wil liams, two other men,' a boy and a black gin, 6 to 7 years old. Thoy visited the neighbouring islands, seeking beche-de-mer ; but perceiving logs of cedar floating and several portions of wrecked ves; els strewed along the shores, they continued tho search, hoping to fall in with any shipwrecked men who might have reached tho land ; and for this purpose they made for Dunk Island, where they anchored about a milo off on Thursday evening, the 21st. Early on tho following morning three stalwart blacks, and two boys came off iu a canoe,, and having shown signs of amity, wero foolishly invited on board and food given to thorn, . while the captain gave one of them a bluo shirt. They remained some time, and conversed 'chioily with Williams (who is not who...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 April 1878
Notice to Trespassers^ TTTE unabr signed herebw all perscys agam^* kang6e#!nEvintin g , damaging ances, ?^'otherwise TRESPASS ING- on G»ndibendyal, Stockinbengal, and Groggin Creek' Runs. WILLIAM O'BRIEN. Bookkeeping. To Tradesmen and others of Cootamundra. AOU ALIFIED unfant, having spare timjKHkhis jpspci'sal, is desiroiis of keeping or ^)eimng*3ets of bkoks on the single or double enjpy jfrstem fdp tradesmen and others. / V ' 'Will also i^ndsjrtake Wrt^spondence, the adjustment ofpartnership accounts, the pre paration of balance-sheets, or any other kind of clerical work. References and specimens to be obtained on personal ^application or by letter at the Herald Office, Cootamundra. j DIXS0N & SONS, Tobacco Manufacturers. office: 193 YORK-STREET. . works : / 305 Sf £07 GASTLEMEA GjSsTREET, - / Sole manufaarfWffSrs o# thekollompg Brands j ? of T-*-accoll*W-^^ ' . YANKEE DOODLE GOLDEN PLUM CONQUEROR EUREKA SIR ROGER GEM OF THE SOUTH LITTLE PLUM NEEDLE GUN (cut) Smokers desi...
HERBAGE POISONOUS TO SHEEP. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 April 1878
I-IERBAGE POISONOUS TO SHEEP. News from Quirindi in tho MusiveUbrook Times of Saturday states that a mob of 6500 of Messrs. Nowland's sheep were (after travelling for many months in search of feed during the drought) on their downward journey, in a marketable and fat condition. -The lot had reached a spot near the crossin° of the new line extension, something- under a mile from Currabubula, having travelled ' without feed- from five miles beyond Tain worth, a total distance of about thirty miles. Un reaching a icnob, the sight -of the A. A. Company's mishap, tho flock at once set to work ravenously to demolish a species of weed that occupied the place of grass thereabouts. It-seems that the entire flock, in their hungor, had commene'ed to graze in - ^ body , and almost directly afterwards some of' the number ? ' furwelted' (for the infor mation of the uninitiated that is, turned on their backs) and died at once in great pain. - Upon seeing what was going on the drovers at once set t...
SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 April 1878
SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. Mn. Graham Coulter's report for weekending 18th : — During the past week the large arrivals of maize from the northern districts, have considerably diminished the demands existing at the date of my last report. The de mand, however, at reduced rates is fair for prime quality, but inferior lots are almost unsaleable. Numerous sales have taken place of this quality, and 2/- may be con sidered the ruling price. Several lots of medium quality have tliis week realised from 2/9 to 3/— one large lot being exported at 2/10. For prime qualities a good en quiry exists, but prices have receded to 3/4 for the best. Oats are in impi*oved demand, for a few lots during the week, from 4/3 to 4/6 has been obtained. Lucerne has been of very dull' sale ; and a great part of that now com ing to hand is of poor quality, buyers are not inclined to purelia.se extensively. The Exhibition has improved the demand for oaten hay, which has realised quotations at ' auction. . Potatoes are...
PETTY SESSIONS, COOTAMUNDRA. FRIDAY, APRIL 26. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 April 1878
PETTY SESSIONS, COOTAMUNDRA. Friday, April 26. Before Mr. W. Love, P.M. , and Mr. Thos. Brock, J.P. ASSAULT. W. Lifton was charged with, having on the 7th instant violently assaulted H. Penhall. H. Penhall, / being duly sworn, de posed : Remembered 'being at Mackenzie and Archer's slaughter yard on the 7th in stant ; defendant ca,me up in company with Lowe and asked to shake hands ; not haying known him before that day, refused to shake _ _1_ J V _ _ ? . ? ? 1 ? JI-1J ? J1 ? A ? nanas, wien ran away oecause aeieiiuani, was going to strike him ; defendant followed him and said he was only larking, asked hirri to shake hands and make friends ; he did so ; defendant asked if he had any tea in the hut; he said no, but would make them some; went into the hut, and when there defendant struck him three times across the '' left eye, because, as he said, he would not give his mother sheep's heads or offal ; de fendant asked him to beg his pardon, and as he was going to do so he struck him ag...
COMMERCIAL. Herald Office, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 April 1878
COMMERCIAL. Herald Office, Monday. The weather has during the week been somewhat- un- settled and indications of winter ape fast becoming ap parent. It is to be hoped farmers have now pretty well sown all their; wheat, as, should the wet weather now ' fairly set in, the crdps sown during that time will doubt-, legs liaye indications . of rust next season, With 'us at any uate, fa,yo^rable weather still prpYuiJs ; and from many parts of the colony reports Are 'cheering, We havo n'ow and fjgaii} a light shower sufficient to keep the soil moist j and on Thursday niglit last heavy showers fell, accompanied by thunder and lightning and alight rain continued during Friday and Friday night ; and since then, up to the time of our going to press last night'tliere wero occasional showers, some of them very heavy, ac con-pn^if4 by yiqjent windfj, .There is little or 110 alteration in tho stojile ^limrket, and advices both from Sydnoy and Goulburn tend . to ? confirm last week's quotations as t...
SMALL DEBTS COURT. FRIDAY, APRIL 25. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 April 1878
SMALL DEBTS COURT. Friday, April 25. Before Mr. W. Love, P.M. . Simpson v. Forbes. — The Bench ruled in this case that the summons had not been legally served, and that 'a fresh one would have to be served. Combe v. Tomlins, claim £5/5/- for pro fessional attendance. Plaintiff in this case was nonsuited, with defendant's and wit nesses' expenses amounting to £2/2/., Monk v. M'Beath, claini £4/2/6. — This ? 1 ? i: ? ? k WUO Cl pUoUJLltU. UUOC) U11C7 UXO.X11X tl-J. JLOlllg JLAUAAJ. defendant telegraphing to plaintiff at Bur rowa that he wanted two hands for work, upon the receipt of which plaintiff and his son came to this township to work for de fendant, and were paid their railway fares up. Plaintiff alleged that defendant had now no more work to give him, and de manded his fare back to Sydney, and had already been waiting for this court to sit for several days., Defendant stated he had given him five weeks' work,' and offered him further work, certainly through- another party, but ...
AUSTRALIAN MUTUAL PROVIDENT SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 April 1878
AUSTRALIAN MUTUAL PROVIDENT SOCIETY. We have to acknowledge receipt from the secretary Mr. Alex. J. Ralston, of an advance copy of the Twenty-ninth Annual Report of this the largest and, we presume, most suc cessful assurance organisation in the colony. There are now so many persons interested in this society in the colony, that it has become a sort of imperium in imperio, and its progress is watched with almost national anx iety. Doubtless, there are many among our readers who hold policies in this gigantic concern, and would like to be informed as to its status. The final year in the sixth ^quin quennial period of the society's existence has now been entered upon, and after the close of the current year the usual dividend of profits will be made in which all policy holders will participate. The society being founded on the mutual and not proprietary principle, all profits are at the end of every five years divided, rateably among its mem bers ; and the present report will give som...
POETRY. THE PRESS AND THE PLOUGH. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 April 1878
POETRY. r THE PEESS AND THE PLOUGH. 'We envy not the princely man, \ In city or in town, .'Wiiift ?wonders whether pumpkin vinea i' ' ' Turn up the hill or down. 'We care not for his marble halls, Nor yet his heaps of gold ; We would not, own his sordid heart For all his wealth twice told. .. v, We are favoured ones of earth, We breath pure air each morn, We sow, we reap the golden grain, We gather in the corn. live on ?what, we earn, And more than this we do— We hear of starving millions round, .. Arid gladly feed them too. ? The lawyer lives on princely. fees, - J' Yet 'drags a weary life, He never knows a peaceful hour, - r. p-His atmosphere is strife. r '' A merchantthumbs his ledger o'er, Growshaggard at his toil, He's not the man God meant him forj ? Why don't he till the soil 1 j The doctor plods through storm and rain ; . tlods at his patient's Will, . ' When dead and gone he plods again . i . To get his lengthy bill, l a t The printer— bless his noble soul ; - . ? ; He gras...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 April 1878
THE CITY BANK , SYDNEY. THE above Bank lias OPENED A BRANCH at Cootamundra for the I V. ..-transaction of all usual banking business. I AGENCIES throughout the world. The Branch is undor the management of Mr. J. I. PETRIE. Cootamundra, / DR. J. B. CRABBE, / M.D., O.M. (UNIT. EDIN.), | f) (A legally qualified Medical Practitioner), '|%/|'AY BE CONSULTED by patients at if. I their private residences or at his own residence, Cooper-street, Cootamundra. COOTAMUNDRA. / MR. FRANK MURPHY, i J SOLICITOR, &c. I ?IU Office : — Albion Arcade, Parker-street. f r(^- Attends at Murrumburrah EVERY COURT DAY. T. M'BEATII, / . BUILDER & CABISLHIAKEB, I 'TT AS always on hand for sale Cedar and | vj XX Pine and fresh burnt Lime at current # f rates. Iron Bedsteads, Stuffing materials, Tarnishes, and Chairs in variety, very cheap. Kjp Plans and Estimates of buildings and repairs on application. J.OHff- BAETER; Manufacturing- Tinsmith and Galvanized Ironworker, t lj Parker-street Cootamu...
THE AUSTRALIAN GRASSES AND THEIR FATTENING QUALITIES. (To the Editor S. M. Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 April 1878
THE AUSTRALIAN' GRASSES AND THEIR FATTENING- QUALITIES. , (To the Editor S. M. Herald.) Sir, — Seeing in your issue of the 15th March a short review on the joint works of Baron Yon Mueller and Mrs. Bentham, relative to the grasses of Australia, and also some opinions of a Mr. Bacchus as to their fattening qualities, I should like, through your valuable paper, to make a few remarks on the subject. Having been nearly forty years in Australia, and during most of that time followed pasto ral and agricultural pursuits, it has en abled me to form sOme practical ideas on the nature of the sbil and grasses, their value and economy, in the welfare of Our adopted land. I have no pretentions to style myself a botanist, but merely an observer and collector of nature's gifts, which she has bestowed so bountifully on this great Southern land, if we can only make a right use of them, a great -deal, of which we have yet to learn. From the very first career of my Aus tralian life, I commenced to be ...
THE FARM. SCIENCE APPLIED TO FARMING. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 April 1878
THE FARM. SCIENCE' APPLIED TO FARMING. . ? (American Agriculturist.) ' In one of' the! experiments with corn, on tjbree;plots where pqtash was not supplied, the crop failed, while on three other plots, in which it was added in three different combinations, the yield was good, and was as large with the potash in the form of German potash salts alone, as where nitrogen and phosphoric acid were sup plied with it. In another experiment, .?nrhAro .ci-v+opn nl rvta wflrft- ?cctt+:Ti hs many different fertilizers, wherever phos phoric acid was omitted the crop failed, and wherever it was supplied the growth was good. The yield of corn rose and fell with the amount of phosphoric acid, anff paid no apparent regard to the other materials. The inference then is that in ?piei '^first case potash, and in the other f^dsph^ric acid, was the article of plant food most needed. .- M*. Sage's experiment tells a still dif ferent story, and a very instructive one. * The most striking feature is thatthe ...
CABLE NEWS. LONDON, April 26. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 April 1878
CABLE NEWS. London, April 26. - The British Government declines the basis proposed by Prince Bismarck for the European Congress, which invited the Powers to revise the Treaty of Paris of 1856 (the treaty signed at the conclu sion of the Crimean War) and to take into . consideration the present situation of European affairs. April 27. It is understood that the British Go vernment proposes as the basis for the European Congress that the Treaty of Paris of 1856 should be considered in re lation to or in connexion with the Russo Turkish Treaty of San Steffano, con tracted as the result of the late war. St. Petersburg, April 26. Russian Ministerial journals state that the great Powers have agreed to direct exchange of views anent the present situation prior to any decision being ar rived at as to the European Congress. ??
LATEST NEWS FROM SYDNEY. (From our Telegraphic Correspondent.) RANDWICK RACES. MONDAY, 6.15 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 April 1878
LATEST NEWS FROM SYDNEY. i ? ' fFrvm, our Telegraphic Correspondent .) «? ' v ? .i '. . .. . ' ' BANDWIOK BAOES; ; . ? ~ Monday, 6.15 p.m. ? ? . w.; ' , Rous, Handicap. , ' . Pardon ....... I ? ? 1: '* :^'!Black Eagle ... .1,.:. . . i ... ... ... 2 Martindale . . .... . i. iji . ... . . . . ' 3 c I; j. h: I Bandwiok Handicap. 'vvflJaiiiiKjr . . . ... , . i,. ... . ... . ... 1 ;;:;Woolstone . . . . . . . . /. .'. . ,v . . . . 2 °^':Mac^oni ; . . . . . . ..v,'. . . ,v. . 3 ' Australian Plate. ?-! ; Chester. ? ? ? 1 .:.'vr. . . .; . .1 .......... 2 ? ? y '^TKe'Dean. ... . . . 3 -?j ? r ? Steeplechase. 1 : ' ^Eliiiders ? - 1 ?»- JL I ' ' » -? r ' ' ?? j ro^G-oulburii .....' ? 2 o:vr; Juggler. ? 3 1 !-:-?? Nursery^Handioap,, ? u ^'Sir Andrew . . ? 1 \' - u]S[apper' Tandy ...... . . . . . , . . . . 2 - ..Emily,-. . . . . . . . . . . . 3 . , 1 - Eorced HandioIp. ^ ' ' .'^Bronzewing ? 1 if Democrat ....... .... ......... 2 ?,v ? . Hookwood . . . . . . .... . . .. . ... . 3 '''?' V' Yo'u wil...
COURTS OF INQUIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 April 1878
COTJKTS OF INQUIRY. Cootamundra, Land-office, Tuesday, 18th June Gundagai, Court-house, Monday, 1st July Burrowa, Court-house, Wednesday, 12th Juno Young, Court-house, Monday, 10th June . 'Wagga Wagga, Court-house, Thursday, 20th June GENERAL QUARTER SESSIONS. . Young, June 3; Gundagai, June 21; Wagga, July 22; * . ? Yass, June 27. DISTRICT COURTS. , Young, June 4; Burrowa, June 17 ; Gundagai, June 24; . - Wagga Wagga, July 23.
POSTAL TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 April 1878
POSTAL TIME TABLE. Mail oloses at Cootamundra daily (Saturday excepted) as follows : — For Cungegong, Bethungra, Junee, Wallaceton, Wagga Wagga^ Wallendbcen, Murrumburrali, Young, and Sydney at 7 p.m. Arrives from tho above daily (Monday excepted) at 5.30 . a.m., and delivered at the post-office at 9 a.m. Tkmoka Mail. Leaves Cootamundra Tuesday, 6 a.m. ; arrives at Temora $t 5 p.m. Leaves Temora 'Wednesday, 9 a.m. ; arrives at Coota mundra at 6 p.m. Muttama Mail. ' Leaves Cootamundra Sunday and Thursday, at 9 p.m. Arrives Cootamundra Sunday and Thursday, at 7.80 p.m.
NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 April 1878
. NOTICE TO CORRESPONDENTS . ;.' We are much obliged to a frimd at Comban ing for calling our attention to the irregu lar delivery of the paper by the Temora mail. Writing on the 16th instant, he ' says ' I beg to call your attention to the ' 1 vbry irregular way in which we receive _ your paper. There was none by last mail, and as a rule we only get three out of four. The mail leaves Cootamundra every Tues day morning by way of Temora, reaching 'hove nVkOhp 77**0 n/* no use sending unless it can be posted be ; - ' fore the mail leaves Cootamundra for here. At present there is no mail to Sebastopol.' .v./ ?' In. reply to our friend , we beg to say we f .make sure to post the papers in time for Tuesday's mail to Temora, and cannot discover how it is that the papers are ir regularly delivered. Will make enquiry about it, and will be glad to be informed ' - if the irregularity is not rectified. ? Several of our readers have asked for an inter : ' . pretation of the notice published by ...
AT GUNDAGAI. On Wednesday, 15th May. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 April 1878
AT G-UNDAGrAI. On Wednesday, 1 5th May . Country Lot : . , Lot A, portion 183, 40a, c. 'Wynyard, p. South Gundagai, on the left bank of the Tumut River, and adjoining the southern boundary of Andrew James Pollock's condi tional purchase No. 182, of 40 acres, Tarra bandra run. Exclusively of a road one chain wide. Lot B, portion 191, 38a, c. Wynyard, p. South Gundagai, on the left bank of the Tumut River, and adjoining the northern and western bonndaries of James M'Evoy's conditional purchase No. 189 of 40 acres, Tarrabandra run. , Lot G, portion 143, 40a, c. Wynyard, p. Tarrabandra, adjoining the western bound ary of John Kelly V conditional purchase No. 62, and the northern boundary of Thos. Jones's conditional purchase 'No. 51, Tarra, bandra run. Lots D and E, portions 48 and 49, 42a 3 and 63 2r, c. Clarendon, p. Claris, adjoining the western'boundary of H. C. Beveridge's conditional purchase No. 28, and adjoining the western and adjacent to the southern boundary- of H. G. Beverid...
THE LAND. LAND SALES. AT COOTAMUNDRA. On Wednesday, 15th May. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 30 April 1878
THE LAND. LAND SADES. AT COOTAMUNDRA. On Yfednesday, 15th May. Country Lot : Lot A, portion 90, 199a 2r, c. Bland, p. Yeo Yeo, adjacent to the northern boundaries of B. Cooney's conditional purchases portions 44 and 60, and adjacent to western boundary of portion 91. Stockinbingal run. £1/5/ per acre. ~ . Town Lots: Lot B, allotment 1, section 4, 2r 7p, and lots 0 to Z and AA and BB, allotments 1 to 10, sections 4, 5, 6, 9, and 12j 2r each, c. Clarendon, p. Bethungra,4 in the township. £8 per lot.