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NEWS BY TELEGRAPH "THE ONLY WAY." SUICIDE AT NATIONAL PARK. Sydney, Tuesday night. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 3 February 1909
ircw: -a* telegraph! (From Now South Wales Country I ? ? -Press Association ). ' I , 'THE ONLY WA SUICIDE AT NATIONAL* PARK. - fciydntey,- Tuesday night. ; The ^rangers': at Natioual Pari: : found a young- man this evening lying in. a) 1 cave, with a; revolver, wi tli ; two1 chun;. ' bers ? discharged,, and. a : , .half /empty, bottle of. chloroform beside him; ' --:Ho was removed to the hospital, whor-? lie died to-night. No bullet wounds WBVP fmiml mnn +lirt l,r.rl,r~* v Papers found upon -h'im -stated thai his name was. Ernest -Johnston, of Warburtou, .Victoria^ and that he - had been secretary ofllie Upper Yarra Football Club. . A message written oil1 a card, said*. 'The only way.' 1
POLICE STOP A FIGHT. Sydney, Tuesday night. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 3 February 1909
. POLICE STOP A 'FIGHT. ' Sydney; Tuesday night. To-night's fight at the Gaiety Clul) between Joe 'Grimm,, of Philadelphia, and - Props ReeiL'er, was . stopped by tho t police, in the 4-th) round owing to the evident had feeling existing be-' tween the two men. At the. conclu-. sion of that round Grimm, after the| sounding of tho gong, deliberately crossed over and struck his opponent,' and they immediately got to grips. The fight was declared a draw.
NATIONAL, SERVICE. London, February 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 3 February 1909
NATIONAL SERVICE. ? London, February 2, Lords Roberts, Wellington, Meatli, Miiiier, Curzon, :and- .Raglaiy on be half of the National Sorvico League;, propose that all- youths between thg ages of IS aud 21. shall spend 4 to G months in camp, . 1'pnowed by a mus ketry course, and a fortnight's; camp lor three years. They estimate thai tho Territorials within -1 years would be increased1 'to: 400,000,- wito;: 150,000 recruits.
A TRISECTED FEDERAL CAPITAL SCHEME. London, Feb. 1. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 3 February 1909
A TRISECTED FEDERAL' CAPI A TAL SCHEME. London, Feb.'i. The tension that has arisen at the South' African Convention, owing to1 differences of opinion' regarding the selection of a federal capital, continues. Several delegates threaten to leave,. Neither the Transvaal or Cape delegate ire prepared to givs way, and the main 'chance of there being a successful con clusion seems to lie in the compromise whereby Capetown would become the legislative capital, Pretoria the adminis trative capital, and Bloemfontein the headquarters of the judiciary.
GENERAL CABLES. London, February 2. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 3 February 1909
GENERAL CABLES. London, February 2. jjomoine, tlie eelf-proclaimed din-, jnond manufacturer, has been sen tenced to 10 years' imprisonment for fraud. . ' The deatli is announced, after an internal operation, of Lord Burton. Lord Northcote has been appointed a Privy Councillor. . . Admiral Sperry's fleet has ai rived ? tit. f!ihfn.ltn'r.' Tlie scene, was; brilliant, In tho harbor were 43 men-of-war o£ j various' nations. . 1 The Chief Engineer of the Panama j Canal lias -informed President-elect- Mr,! TaEt that ships ivill be able ito pass through the Canal, in January 1915. While a wrecking party was engaged in blowing up a' submerged barge near Yarmouth, their boat was blown- to pieces and six of the men were' lulled. It is believed that tlie barge was la den witlr unknown explosives. The concussion was felt for several 'miles around. The Sultan of Obbla has defeated with 'heavy loss tlie Somali Mullah who,, by Ills raids recently neaessi tated the increase of the British forces in...
School of Arts. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 3 February 1909
School of Arts. Tha monthly meeting of the Com mittee of the School of Arts was held^on Monday- evening, when there were present, Messrs. J. Rutherford (Presi dent), L. Blumer, J. Beddie, \V. H. Crago, L. Edgley, D. J. Hines, Pringle, - W, Scott, J, J. Sullivan, ,F.; J. Tonkin, E. T. Webb; and Dr. Machattic. ?l he secretary reported that during the month of January the gain in member ship had been 7, the total ou February 1 being 582. Altogether. 2636 books, sic., had been issued. Of these 2374 were works of fiction. — Adopted. The Finance Committee recommend ed f.hat accounts amounting to £3$ 14s 7d be' paid. Tbe statement showed the receipts for the month tojhave been ,^;68 1 ns and the expenditure .^'64 8s 4d* The combined balance on January 31 wa(s ^i7S os gd.— Adopted. I The Visiting Committee recommend- 1 ed minor repairs and alterations.: — Ad- 1 opted. : . The tender of King's American Pic- 1 turescope Company,, of ^48, for the 1 lease of the hall for show week was accepted....
General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 4 February 1909
General News. Owing to the dissatisfaction with a Department . of Agriculture's rneihod, the' president of the Shonlhaven Av cultural Society has withdrawn from Vs'1 lhe ,and dev°Kd to farrnercM experiments. ' ); ' Members of, the 'Victorian Ironwork ers and'Hoilermakers' Assistants' SociPr on Tuesday determined- not to co , work at the old rates of wages Th men refused a compromise. Aliomb ® ful'y '2So members of the society are nZ out of work.'. Blacksmiths have bePn t.irown idle, a« they cannot work will out assistants.' A Yass resident, Alfred English, |n, been unknowingly carrying the blade of ?I'penknife; :in. his back for 13 years, r was, removed on. Monday. . .^?.Phamb.e.rlain.fsCtough-Boinody hasnrov^ itself, time out of number, to be an all!? utely safe and reliable remedy. Aim& lias proved that it contains no narcotic and experience has proved its unfai S ; efficacy- 111 coughs, colds, croup, inline ZS and. oven m warding off pneumonia' ?Moesn I your commonRonso p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 4 February 1909
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Our Sydney Letter. BROKEN HILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 4 February 1909
Our Sydney Letter. I (From our correspondent). ? BROKEN HILL. , ?The logic of facts is beginning to as sert itself 011 the miserable stoppage at' 'Broken ' Hill— a -. stoppage ? which would never have taken =. pjace; if the leaders' tof the men had realised ? that! I the best interests of all were' 'concern- ed in allaying strife rather-* than' fo-1 1 menting ' it. Even the redhot ^revolu- tionary Socialists on- the ; Barrier 'have telegraphed 'to' Ui.eh': headniinri-pr=' in Sydney that they are 'in for a setback' unless eastern :... unions , come to ' their assistance. But all the unions to gether could noti effect the impossible. What is more,' they do not intend to try. Union feeling must not 'be guag ed by the/ excited and 'fanatical utter-' .ances which : are . made' 011 the -stump and reported in the press. They are mere fiaptloodle 1 for fools, 'unionists naturally resent any attempt to reduce wages, and sympathetic wi th any effort to. maintain.'them, . 110 ; matter how ?Ill...
SYDNEY PRODUCE SALES. Sydney, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 4 February 1909
SYDNEY PRODUCE SALES. Sydney, Wednesday. Seventy-five trucks of produce were offered at Central Railway Yards to-day. Thirty-three failed to find purchasers. Choice chaff 4s 6d to 4s 8d, prime 4s rd to 4s 4d, . medium 3s gd to 4s, in ferior 3s. Choice small bales of lucerne hay 4s 9d, prime dumps 4s 3d, derrick pressed 2s iod. Damaged oaten hay 3s. Prime chickwheat 3s iod, medium 3s 6djto 3s 7d. Good Algerian oats, 2s t0 2st2d. Choice rye corn, 4s gj^d. Choice potatoes 7s 7d, prime 7s, me dium | 4S 3d tO'2S 2d. Oaten' hay : Chandler, Newbridge, passed at 4s 6d ; McKibbin, Brewongle, gold at 3s.
Commercial. SUSSEX-STREET PRICES. Sydney, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 4 February 1909
Commercial. I ? ? -SUSSEX-STREET PRICES. Sydney, Wednesday. Latest quotations : — Wheat, Now South Wales milling, 3s lOd to 3s lid ; some sellers asked 3s lid to 4s ; new Manitoba, N.S.W. grown. 4s 4d to 4s 5d : ehiekwlieat, small lots, 3s 8d to 4s. Flour, Sydney rollor, £9 5s ; country makes, £9. Mill offal, bran ar.d pollard, 'N.B.W., £6 per ton. Bran, £5. Pollard. £6. Maize, Victorian, 4s 8d to 4s 9d j Queen s- iiuu, is oa to 4s / a ; local grades, 4s to 4s 7d ; South African, 4s 9d j islands, 4s 9d. Barley, Cape, seed, 3s 3d to 3s 4d : feed, 3s to 3s 2d. Outs, Tasmaninu, white feed, 2s 9d; Al gerian, clean, seed, 4s 4d to 4s Gd ; weevily, 4s : Victorian, 4s 9d to 5s. Chaff : South Australian, prime, £4 15s ; Victorian, £1 to £4 5s; Adelaide, wheaten, £-1 10s to £4 15s; Melbourne, oaten, £3 15s to £4. Oaten hay, Victorian, £4 los to £5. Straw, Tasmaninu derrick, £3 10s ; Now South Wales, £3. Lucerne Hunter River, large bales, prime dry green, £3 10s to £4 ; brown sweated, £3 los....
The Bathurst Rain Guage. IS IT WELL PLACED? [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 4 February 1909
The Bathurst Rain Guage^ ] IS IT WELL PLACED? In view of the controversial feeling with regard to the situation of the Bathurst rain gauge, and, having heard, that a prominent officer of the Metero^ logical ' Department, Melbourne, ; re- j cently visited Bathurst to investigate the placing : of the local guages, a re presentative of this journal.1; waited on the 'Acting Postmaster, Mr.. D. J . Hines, yesterday, to ascertain what were the views of .' the officer in question., 'Personally,' said Mr.: Hines, 'I have no remarks to make regarding! the suitability, or otherwise, ' of . . thd site. It was chosen by the Meteoro-f logical Department, and it only, - re-i mains for the officials of this office to attend to the recording, of ; the falls. But I would like to point out, that Mr. Noble, of the Meteorological Department, when : in Bathurst a few months ago, 'inspected the position of the gauge, and also the position of the gauge wihich is attended to iby -Mr. Lynch in Machattie Par...
LABOUR'S NEW TORYISM. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 4 February 1909
LABOUR'S NEW TORYISM. '? I Now that the annual 'Great Con sult' on the part of the saviours of Labour has opened In Sydney, it be comes a matter of general public In terest as to what this ambitious body proposes doing. No less is 'It a mat ter of general concern to learn the reasons given in support of the vari ous schemes to be formulated. As ours is . a self-governing1 community, where each particular elector is pre sumed to have an equal voice in the choice of those who govern us, it iq only right ; that everything propose^ ito be done, every new device sug gested for tha improvement of tho common lot, should be understood by those for whose benefit it Is fore shadowed. This Is what we havo bean accustomed to in connection with all measures of general Importance when introduced into -Parliament. Our own State Legislature, with all its faults, would never dare to pass a , law affecting either (public interest*;. . or private rights behind the backs of the people. Thanks to a ' fr...
THE TRIGGER. BATHURST GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 4 February 1909
TIIE TRIGGER. BAT9UR8T GUN CLUB. At the Gun Club grounds yesterday, shooting in connection with the Kynoch Trophy took place, and four sweep stakes were also shot off. Results : — Kynock Trophy. - . 'Mnior,' 23vdfl. .. - 1111111 — 7, li'g-in. 'Dudloy,' 23yds. .. 111U1. H. Press, 24yds. .. 11211 . H. Whalan, 21yds. .. 21 ?. A. Cutler, 21yds. .. 11. : . No. 1 sweep. — Wod by ' Dudley ' with iz kills, No; 2 sweep. — Won by 'Major' with 7 kills. No. 3. sweep.— Won by ' Major' with 3 kills. No. 4 sweep. —Divided by ' Major ' and 11 Dudley ' with three kills each.4
Local and General. A GRATEFUL JOURNAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 4 February 1909
Local and General. I ? ? ? . A GRATEFUL JOURNAL This is the manner in wnich the 'National Advocate' displays its gra titude towards tho 'Landed Gentry,' the very men to whom it owes its e^ istence. It says: 'Our squatters. Few Indeed have been statesmen of eminence, .still.- fewer have achieved one atom of distinction in letters or in I uit; -aria., men- origin, far from be ing a source of family pride, ,is, ',n most instances, quite an unpleasaiit theme. The chain gang, the hulks, the rum selling corps, the Lieutenant; Governors of one day, the traffic in assigned servants, the wholesale land jobbery, these are' some of the 'historic traditions' that cling like clouds to the memory of many of our great co lonial families.' This of the men .who have borne the heat and burden of the day in making Australia what she is -to-day, one of the freest and[ best countries to live iu under the sun. Doubtless the landed' gentry who have k-spt this' -paper alive', will be inter ested in Its opi...