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CABLE NEWS. VICAR PUNISHED. PARISHIONERS ADMINISTER PUNISHMENT. London, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 1 October 1909
CABLE HEWS. VICAR PUS], SHED. PARISHIONERS ADMINISTER PU\ 1SIIMENT, London, Thursday. i A .nuniDer oi masked lnun wayla \ the Rev. Jolin Lax, vicar ol a We-stA moreland -Parish, in the North \ } England;/ and ?: his schoolmistress. i f Tlie men bound, gagged and tarrea ihim, and. thon |road a mock marriage service over the couple. ' j -. Subsequently eight youmr ioners .were arrested and at the police court were fined £5 each. ' , CrossTexamination 'showed that the vicar, a married man, had been unduly familiar with: the schoolmistress lienc, the assault committed by the ' y0Um, parishioners. ? b
Our Sydney Letter. THE MEAT SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 1 October 1909
Our Sydney Letter. the meat supply. A very important staemeut was made by tlie Premier to a de putation the other day in conn'octioii with the meat supply of the city. They strongly represented the advis ableness of having now sale , yards, un der the control of1 the Government, as well as the new abattoirs which are jow in course ot construction. . ine . iiresent saleyards are now under the lontro.l of the City Council, which, in hope ofl retain ing. the - business, . is - spending some ' £20,000 - in . improve ments. Mr. Wade told his: hearers, who strongly objected to divided con trol and the niggardly manner : in which they had been treated, that the Council's expenditure was at its, own risk, and that tho Govo.vi ment would take the whole questio.i ' into advise ment, and decide it on .to : merits. ; - ARDENT REFORMERS. ? ? According to Opposition luc-iiark-j every departiiuuc of the puhilc- ser vice reeks with abuses. . Questions- of portentious; length, fraii '-ii with, the m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 1 October 1909
DUliltO, iV.S.W. George Keigh'ran, Rose Cottage- Alor gan-street, .-Dubbo, New South Wales, writes: 'For about four years I suf fered from! indigestion, and it would be ,impo_sslble .for, one to tell you the pain and misery I suffered during that time/ Everything; upset my stomach, and disagreed with me for hours af terwards. ;Even after tho ^lightest meal, r felt as though my chest was Hieing crushed- -.in. 1 tried a great ma ny . remedies; but 'to no avail. One' morning I saw /an ; advertisement in the paper about' Dr., Sheldon's Diges tive .Tabules, arid thought I would try a box. After taking; one box, I felt much better, and. after; taking two box es I. was completely cured, and T am quite welLJa this day. Dr. Sheldon's Digestive Tabules are an unequalled preparation for the: cure of indiges tion Tiiul all stomach troubles. ' Price, 2s Gd.per tin. ? For sale everywhere.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 1 October 1909
LEICIMIAHDT N.S.W. Miss E. Adderton, 'Graniainla,' Bee ston-Btreet, Leichhardt, Now South Wales, writes: 'We have used Dr. Sheldon's New Discovery a great deal. It cured my mother, brother, sister, and ^elf of -influenza. A dose will stop a fit of coughing immediately. It is a wonderful remedy. Dr. Shelilon's New Discovery ' for Coughs and Colds is an unequalled pre paration for the cure of all chest com plaints and Lung Troubles. , Price is Gd and 3s per bottle. For sale , every- 1 where. - I
THE DUBBO DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 1 October 1909
THE DUBBO DISTRICT. Reporting to the Dubbo P.P. Board, Mr. R. G. Dulhimty says:— 'I have been jfor an- extensive ti'ip round' the most paJrt of my district, Sjncluding Cobhorair, Muudooran, Gilgandra; CoTSlie, Tmugie, and Narromine, and I never saw the( country looking bat ter; grass and waiter ini ajbunkJance; and all sitocls fat. Rabbits are scarc: all over the- dish'ict, hut they arc breeding fast. The crops a:« mag-; nificent. and unless we get heavy storms to knock them down a bump er harvest is assured. The shearing is now going on all right, ibut has heeii much delayed owing to wet weather. Owing to the fine rains there is an immense flush of noxious weeds;1 springing up on ajll the roads s.-nd reserves, anltB in fact, every where.' ;
CLOSER SETTLEMENT. Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 1 October 1909
CLOSER SETTLEMENT. Sydney,.' Thursday. , The adjourned debate on the Minis ter 'for Lands' Closer Settlement Am endment Bill was 'resumed. Mr.- -J; F. ?: Trefle salid tlie, Laihor policy in conncction with the big land, holders who would not bj'eak up their areas, was to tax them until they .did break them up. They would press on the largest holdings first,. He. .said it was merely a vote catcher. If this was a matter of urgency, why didn't the Government take steps before? The operations of the . Government were causing a land boom, and send ing up land, values. . The proposal of the Labor Party would force a lot of land on the - market to meet the de mand. There were so many land lcvcked-up towns in New South Wales that it would take from 15 to 20 years to redeem tliem. , '
NEWS BY TELEGRAPH State Politics. THE POTATO TROUBLE. Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 1 October 1909
Am BV TELEGRAPH (From Now South Wales Country LJre.ss A.ssocijition I. State Politics. THE POTATO TROUBLE. Sydney, Thursday. . In the Legislative' Assembly to-night, Mr,. J. C. L. Fitzpatriclc '.(Orange)- ask ed the Minister lor Agriculture . / whe ther, in anticipation of the removal of the proclamation against potatoes ; arj riving from Vi-ctoria v and ? Tasmania, and that several shipments were now on the way to Sydney, and would he mate sure they were free from disease^ before allowing them to land, on the way to Sydney, would he taken in this matter.
FRENCH PLAYERS IN LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 2 October 1909
FRENCH PLAYERS IN LONDON. Another French company has com menced its season, and the moment is appropriate (says the '.' Westminster Gazette') for recalling that there was a French season at Drury Lano as long ago as 1601. Popys has a word to say about It. in his, Diary: 'Then' my wife and I to ' Drury Lano to the French comedy, which was so ill-done, and the scenes and everything else so nasty and out of .order; and poor, that I was sick in my. mind, all the n-hlle to bo there. Here'jny;'.wife mot-' with a son of my Lord Sbmersctt, a pretty man: I showed him 'no^countenance, to avoid further acquaintance. That done, there being nothing pleasant but the foolery of the farce, .'we went home.' But perhaps Mr Popys would have reported more favorably ori tho entertainment If Mrs Popys had greeted 'my Lord Somorsett's son''.with less effusion. ? - Darley Is extensively used as a food for; horses in' many parts of the world, and lt'»l6 evident that It has valuable properties from the fact ...
THE LOST SUMMER. A LAND IN MOURNING. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 2 October 1909
THE LOST SUMMER. A LAND IN MOURNING. By S. L. BENSUSAN in tho 'Dally Express.' I Ho must be a singularly callous way farer who could have passed along the country lanes In the early days of the week— before July turned for a while from tears to smiles— without a feeling of deep sympathy with the farmers. This feeling was voiced by an aged and tattered old tramp whom I found sit ting on a stile and eking out a meal of bread and cheese with the lettuce and onions he iiad borrowed from a neigh boring vegetable garden. From the slight elevation on which the stile was set, tho eye could wander over fields of rotting clover and hay that will never be worth carting. 'Lor', ' said the tramp, 'some o' them blank-blanks what works is a blank sight worse orf than them what doesn't, and I can't help feeling sorry for 'em.' If his own story were true, he was tramping from Wyinondham to Wool wich. His boots consisted chiefly of uppers, his rags would have shamed a scarecrow, and one of the rain's...
ELOPED AT SIXTY-FIVE. HEAVY DAMAGES TO HUSBAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 2 October 1909
ELOPED AT SIXTY-FIVE. HEAVY DAMAGES TO HUSBAND. Mr William I'-Anson, an hptelkeoper of Walsoll, was (say's the 'Daily Express') granted a divorce In the Law Courts on July 23, with L1500 damages against Mr Isaiah Oldbury, . who was three ' times mayor of Wednesbury. Mr I'Anson stated that when he got up one morning lie found that his wife had disappeared, and subsequently his three children disoppeared. Mr Isaiah Oldbury, who was the mayor, a justice of the peace, and a county councillor, and who was sixty-five years of age and a mar ried man, announced at tho same time that ho was going to-South Africa for business and plea-sure, Mr Oldbury never returned, and It was found that he was living In New Zea-' land with Mrs TAnsori- and her chil dren. When Mr Oldbury learned that lie was cited as co-respondent In the case he sold his property In New Zealand, and it is not known where he and Mrs I'Anson now are. It was directed that a defence which was put In, but which was not men tioned...
CROSS-CHANNEL PLIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 2 October 1909
CROSS-CHANNEL FLIGHTS. Many aeronauts have made the voy age from England to France since that January day In 1785 when Blanchard and Dr. Jeffries ascended from Dover ?Castlo and descended in the forest of Guinnes, after a perilous journey in which they had to throw overboard an chor, cords, and even part of their cloth ing; but tho reverse journey has not so ; often been attempted (says the 'West- minster Gazette'). The first ' crossing was an Involuntary one, ; when,- during tho Frauco-Genman war,;- a balloon was swept fram Paris over Great' Britain, and fell in the sea somewhere oft the Scottish coast. . Some ' years later, in 'the early eighties, M. L'Hoste, a French aeronaut, made several crossings from Calais to Dover In a balloon which car ried a sail and a trailer..- In his last attempt M. L'Hosto lost his life.
THE FATE OF THE SHAH. WHAT IS HAPPENING IN PERSIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 2 October 1909
THE FATE OF THE SHAH.I WHAT IS HAPPENING IN PERSIA. (By William Maxwell, in tho 'Daily Mail.') At last something has really happen ed in Persia. Mahomet All Shah lias taken refuge under the Russian (lag ana his son has been proclaimed In hi« stead. For two years we have read ot revolu tions and counter-revolutions, of Parlia ments in hysterics and Parliaments in flames, of rebellious subjects and ropen tunt Shah, of battles and sieges from Tabriz to Bushire, Only Persians could have survived this long tragedy, and only the Immor tal Hitjl Baba could do iustli-e to the tragl-eomedy. You remember the fam ous battle In which two Russians put to flight the army of the Shah led by tho sirdar and the chief executioner? 'We were parleying In this manner,' says Hajl Baba, 'when a shot from ono of the Russians hit the chief execution er's stirrup, which atvoko his fears to such a degree that he immediately fell to uttering the most fearful oaths. Call ing away his troops and retreating him s...
TRICK THAT FAILED. A NEAT CAPTURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Times — 2 October 1909
TRICK THAT FAILED. A NEAT CAPTURE. A neat capture of confidence-trick mon was made at Waterloo station by astute detectives, and on Saturday, at the Tower Bridge Court, they received summary justice (said ' Lloyd's Weekly News' of August 1). The pri soners, John Lcigbton, 38, described as a horse trainer, Of no fixed abode; George Thompson, 34, clerk, of Great Portland street, Marylebono; and John ICellv, 28, clerk, of Tennlson street, Lambeth, wore charged as suspectod persons. Dotective-scrgeant Cornish said he saw the prisoners first speak to a gen tleman, who had the appearance of a Canadian, He left them, and they then got into conversation with a young man who was going to Pretoria. Leighton said they were travelling by the same train. After a time Thompson pro duced what appeared to be a bank note, and said to the young man, 'Can you change a L50 note for me?' 'No,' he replied, and walked away. Nothing daunted, they spoke to a lamo old gen tleman. After an earnest conversatio...