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Land Settlement in 1903. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 9 February 1904
yLand Settlement in 1903. TiiB:Minister for Lfcatls has had a ve-' turn prepared,- wlnch shows that ■ dur ing' t ho_year 1903 t-li o ok—uiUuiH, applications were made as homestead selections, sottlomenfc leases,. condi tional ' purchased, - and conditional leases within the Easlerir audi Cent;al, divisions of the State totalled 1,'261.854 acres. The details arc as follows Homestead suleciions, lQD,623v acres ; settlement leases; 283,590 acres; con ditional' ^purchases, 339,428 acres; conditional- leases, 538,213 acres. Thebe areas comprise land situated in all except'four of tho land districts of the divisions of. the State above men tioned^ /I'he only districts.in which no applications were lodged were the Metropolitan, Parramatta, Campbell town and Wolloiigong.
Prophecy of I11. LONDON Dec. 19. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 9 February 1904
Prophecy of III. London Dec. 19. An ex I raorctinai'y story comes from Penrhyn, in Wales. ;; The wife -of a quarrvman wns bathing her thre^iwonths olcl babe, when she-was thund erstruck to hear the child say plainly in "Welsh: 4 Next year will be n terrible year, mot'ier.* The mother rushed in terror ho the next door and told what she had heard to a neighbour, who ran' immediately back, picked up the iiifant, and, as she soothed and carressed it, cofixingly asked it if' it had told its mother that next year would be a terrible year. To her astonishment, the child looked at. her, said ' yes,' "and fell back dead. The story has been discussed far and wide, and the two women have been cross-ques tioned without shaking their story. /U Penrhyn, where the people are;rather primitive and religious, thrve is mueh fore boding.
A Doctor's Story. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 9 February 1904
A Doctor's Story. A doctor feel Is a good story in connection with "b. lacl who until "recently .was in his employ. It was part of Uis duty, to ans wer the surgery bell and usher the patients into the consulting room. One mor ing there presented himself at the sur gery door a y oung fellow with whom buttons was on speaking terms. Halloa,.Jackson,' he vomarkcd; ^wh.it's? the matte r with you ?'Oh- I just want to see the doctor,' was the re ply.- 'Have yer brought yer synaptonis.WLtli yet ?' Inquired .Buttons, ' 'cos that's the first thing he'll ask yer about. If yer ain't brought 'cm ye'd better pop back and get 'em ; he won't be down for another quartoi* of: an hour, an' he's awful particular about 'em;'
Pastoral & Agricultural Societies' Union. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 9 February 1904
Pastoral &lt;fe Agricultural Societies' Uuion> ^ Tite quarterly council meeting of the Pastoral - and Agricultural Societies Union of New South Walts was held al the Royal-dhanibeiH. on Thursday last. Mr. K. T. Keys, vice-president, presided, in the absence of the presi dent, Mr. G. H. Diglit, JIJj.A. :.]t wns agreed on .the motion of Mr. . F. 'W.-Downes, that the secretary arrange a conference of agricultural societies in the Northern distric's, to endeavour to mutually advance the interests of agricultural societies generally, to prevent clashing of show 'dates, and to consider list of show judges, .etc. ■Tlie secretary reported thai 26 societies had voted in favor of merging the union into the .Chamber of Agricul tuwyni>d 22 against the proposal. The decision was li;i'l over for the annual meeting of delegates in April.' It was also reported that the Railway Com-; missiouers had declined to issue a con tinuous free pass for an oflicer of thi union to visit- shows an...
A Mighty Explosion. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 9 February 1904
A Mighty" Explosion Admiral Sir J. Fisher and •Admirality officers watched some important .sub-marine mine experiments in Stokes Bay on November 4s. Ten thousand pounds weight, of gun-cotton, were exploded at one time, and with extraor dinary effects. A huge mass of water was. lifted many feet into the air, and many tons of fish were killed. From far and near the sea gulls flocked to the feast thus, provided for them. The shock ran through theeorth for many miles. At Portsmouth and in the Isle of Wight it was thought that an earl liquaice had occurred, and people ran out of t":ieir houses quaking with terror. ■ . .. The explosion formed part of the scheme for the defence of Portsmouth Harbor. The gen eral idea was that the whole of the navigable approach to the harbor was heavily mined, 110 less than forty contact mines, in two rows of 20, being laid along the channel, containing I between them 10,0001b. of gun cotton. .. The theory was that a leader of a hostile fleet, attempting t...
Recovery of School Fees. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 9 February 1904
.Recovery of behool Fwvs. At tlio Paddington PoliceyCourt on Friday, a case of considerable import ance to tlu Public Instruction Depart-. meVit was decided agfliiist'that c'.opavt m«iit., by Ali\ W.hM. McFariaue,' S.M. 9onior-constable'';'W.. .0.- Bowler, of Waverley, an ofiieer appointed by the Minister : for Public Instruction, and authorised to reco.veir arrearsof school fee.-: trom parents iu tlio district,• sued a father/for arrears of feo-s,.covering a. period of 20 months, and amounting in all to £3 93. The case.was brought: ainder section III of ithoPiiblicInstruc tion Act,, which provides for the amqiint of fties payablo, and: also > pro vides for tile amount due' being re coverable in a summary manner. Mr. E. 11. Abigail appeared - for the defendant parent.;.at.d objected to the jurisdiction of tho Goui t. . Under sec i ion 56 of the Just ices Act the ' term 11 summarily" Was defin(id:as'"'r*ecover Mble only within six months of the' amount accruing due." As tlio'. sum...
The Arggle Liberal, AND DISTRICT RECORDER Impartial.—Not Neutral. Truth, ever lovely since the world began, The foe of tyrants and the friened of man. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9 1904. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 9 February 1904
/AND DISTRICT RECORDER . Impartial-—Not Neutral. Truth, ever lovely since tJie'wortrt bet/an. The Joe of'tyrant* and th'e frienel of man. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9 " 100!. . \Yb notice tlie conference of the - l\oliiiuu/ Jjnbatir/itmanojof-NeW Soiltll Wales-hns ngnih-nffmner) -tliii-.principle .of a State bank, bymaking the follow ing olc of the fighting plunks of their platform.—" Amalgamation of existiug. ^Saving and Post Office Savings Banks - and Advances to Settlers'hoard, into ; a State bank." This is undoubtedly a . good move a»d will reeeiv&lt;5 the sup port of 05 per cent, of the electore, .Itherefore the 'Labour Parly aro'-'to. be ■congratulated in making the principle | one of the "fh-st lighting- plankB. It appears-peculiar that the whole of the 125 members of the Legislative Assem :t)l)' are pledged to the establishment of a State bank for a number of years ■ —in fact there, is not one of oar repre sentatives who would dare to /coVne before the eleetors: and;-' de n o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 9 February 1904
10hur3h SERVICES. .cscitca of Enolanjo. ifollosvipir art) tte sorvicas -for . Sunday ,n'e*t.:— .orookwall, 8n,m, (Holy Communion). jlaggan, 3 p.m, ~ . , .crooktrwl), 7.30 p.m. ..CrooKwell, weilnuaiuy, 7.30 p.m. Ash Wednesday,1 i'eb. 17. — c'roouwoll 8 n.. in. (h.C;)i orookwell, 7.u0 p.m. .rer. Ben Dore Dry ant. Rector. Methodist Church. ' •"Crook—oil, 3 p.m.—Mr. t. H; Gibson. i.crookwell^7.30 p:nr.--kev. J. Walk r .quhenj li a.m.— Miv T. h. Gibson. .jorriii-a, 11 p.m.—Rev. J. *ynlker. .\V-ho«>o, 3 p. m.—jipv. .t; y\Tn,lkor. ■phksbtterian. Church. .Qroc.kwell, 11 a.m. Gullon, 3 p.m. ; (ctooltweli 7.30 p.m. : preachor—i?ev. C- Crftno, B.a. DENTISTRY. rMR.■ CHARLES* H, GOLBY, Dental Surgeon, (Gojittjnrn-streeb, Crook well, opposite , E. S. and A. B i.uk. "Painless Extractions & Fillings* Vi»its Taralga first Monday in each mohih-r-Next visit, Feb. lat. ALL WORK GUARANTEED. MR. H. BLACKA0DER, .Chemist and Dentist, C B O-O K W E L L , - "PEGS to notify the viaidonaa of C'rook ...
Sheep. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 9 February 1904
v Sheep. . Mr. A- H. Price,/secretary.'" of the Sheep breeders Associatioo, says that; the Pi-Gmier'a figures rogardiug\ the Bheep and wool oiulook aro impossible If we get 45,000,000 sheep in three, years, ho says, we will l.avo aceom-; plished wonders. We will never ngair.. reach 61,000,000. Big sheep, grower are giving away to small' raisers! A: leadjllg pasruralist says 135 per cent..' ^:larnbiiig, : except, for a few stud owes, is an absurd estimate.
Progress Association. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 9 February 1904
Progress Association. • -A committee meeting of the abhve: wns held in the:. Sellool :o? - Ails on -Pridftyr-tTigU.D."ri;|ieF&was a la;go :at (endaiice^f msmbevs, and tiie Presi dent, Air! R; A. How],nid, occupied the chair. It whs decided that, stops bp taken to retain the Argy le ..eluctorate, and that a committee of three be appointed to forward imformation to the chairman ot the Seats . Redistribu tion Commission. A sub-committee consisting of Messrs. Alfoid, Cole man, and Bensley were, appointed to act with the offioavs, to givfi; effect t-> ..the above motion.; The secretary was :;insti.ucted;.t6 write to the ' Uiider-Sec rctary oLMjnes and Agriculture, and draw liisaifcoution fo tl o ineonkvenieuco and.-idisabihties under' which stock owners1'labour at present,' owing :to the western : art of the Crook well dis trict being included in the Yass Gtock district,:and request hit», to get , that 'portion - put in ■ the Qo'ulbam" stock district;: and also tq ask him 'to ...
Here, There & Everywhere (CRIBBED, CULLED, AND CONTRIBUTED) [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 9 February 1904
Here, There ^E verywhere (Cribbed, Opened, and Contributed) Mr.-W. Goodwin,, ii. farmer oil tlie, Buddigow.isr, litis obtained a yi^ld ' of 80f> bags of wheat-, from 27 bags , of >0'd wheat.—Wyalong Star.":v ' V . . ■ The shed nfc llio Oondoblin mill now contains a lar mr qnnntity of whVat •than evi»r;daring>U»e- pnst -10. years.' Ir.ia estimated that, tho average yield for tho district will bo abont bags per acre. Many crops have fjone over 30 bushels - .. *#* , ■ At McTntyro's i.... \Armidale), one farmer had 60 acres of wheat which. when inspected bis weeks ago, • pro-'' mispd to yield close tipoii 50 bushels par acre. Rust, attacked tho crop and completely destroyed it. ' The owner has had to burn off the whole Will the Chinese Ontlandors cause another war in the Transvaal in de manding a vote ? Also will.they, get a vote ? If not where -! does British justice come in ?—"Tocsin." . -. •. A grower near Gonlburn reaped 609 bushels of splendid wheat from 15 acres. * * It i...
Removal Sale. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 9 February 1904
Removal Sale. ■ Mr; E. Sukiiwix, the cheap cash draper, announces 111 our business columns iu this issue that he will conduct a great • removal sale at his establishment, Goulburn-streofc, Crook well, starting on Saturday next,' 6th iustant. The sale >wiII be continued till the end of iho month. 'Drapery, clothing, hats,' boots ancf shoes,- &c:, will be bold nt ridiculously ;low prices ;to effect a clearance, r Next month ■Mr. Sherwin will l'omove: his place of busiuesa iuto his own: centrally-sita ated: and commodious promises it Goulburn-slrcot, which.are'at; present occuj.ied by Mr. H.- Blackadder. Read the advertisement for full ^particulars. ■ Forty-six persons. wero naturalised lip lo January 31, under.the Common wealth Act. ' r •' .
Pathetic Letter of a Suicide. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 9 February 1904
Pathetic Letter of a Suicide. On Thursday at the Lloyd Hotel Gooige-street North, Dr. Todd (Act ing City Coroner), held au inquest touching the death of a man whose name is at present unkuowii. It ap pears about 4 o'clock on Wednesday the dead body of the.deceased was found in the bush at the rear of the Pier Hotel,. Botany, by David Hooker, of Botany-road, ."Botany;' Deceased was seen to enter the bush, and when : fouud'was Jying in a pool of blood I with his throat cut. Thero was a blood-stained pocket knife lying'a lew yards away .from the deceased.' ' In bis pocket waR a piece of brown paper written on with load.pencil as follo ws: " Hore is', the body of a man that, worked £9 years of hard .toil—-railway work, digging, road work— well known to all working men. . Worked: hard. Misfortune brought me to this. God bless- yon all ! May the Lord have mercy on my soul! Never did anything to any. mau but myself. Broken-hearted ! May the Lord hare iuercy' on my soul!" A verdicot of suic...
HOMEBUSH FAT STOCK SALES (FROM OUR REPRESENTATIVE.) HOMEBUSH, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 9 February 1904
HOJIEBUSH FAT STOCK SALES •■(•From our ..11.bi'rksbntat[ve.) • HoMisnusiiy Thursday. About. 14,258 sheep- and lambs fienned, from 04 consignors. Attend ance good. The market - opened - to fret) competition at the values .ruling,' on'Iast'.sale^oayi'/easing,'^liowever, us th'esalea^.progvesaedi'especially, on: the . heuviei-.i: ' 'descriptious:Crossbreds : were only moderately represented,1 but •ranged from medium to prime and heavy. Quotations:— SHEEP. Slerino Wetheis, 15/- to 19/6 Extra prime 20/6 to 21/d , • - . Merino Ewes, 13/6 to 17/ Crossbied Wethers, 15s to 22/6 — „ Ewes, 13/G lo 20/. LA,IBS. The'e was a largo-supply of: Jambs /forward proportionately to .he number ot sheep penned. Competition active; and values equal . - to late rates. Prices : i . Prime lambs l&lt;ls to : J 5a 1 i Good iambs, 13s to 13s 6d. , Medium,, 1 roin lis > UA1TLE. 801 yarded: ;• attundaiico: usual; .price showing ■■■nil advance of 5s to ■ 10s oil last iVLonday's values. Yard nigs comprise...
GOULBURN PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 9 February 1904
GOULBUUx' lMUCES CUltRliST. • Wheat, 2s Gdper bushel Jj'lour, • .812.03 toXlH 10s new ^£8 10a. Bi'uu, 7ct to 8d bushel , Maize, 3/f! bushel ' Biu'ley (for l'eeaiiig purposes), 2/O to'3/ "."> -Ojits~-teed ii/9 to 3/, sued 2/0 to 3/v Hay, -M ■ 15/ to ii2 tou Straw, ,£2 5/ to .63 • toil ''..Chuff, £2 15, co &lt;£3 ton (inclusive of bags) . Onions, Gs par cwt. Butter—factory 8d, dairy 7d Lard, 8Jd to Sid lb. ■ lSggs, t)u dozen •. . ■ ; Potatoes, £i to iJS-lOa ton; Brownells (seed) .£4. 0s ■ . - Cattle—Bullocks £4 os to .£0 5s; cows '.£3 5s to".£5,' lieiters'.J54 to ■£& 15s; ■ - springers £o 03 to £1 153, steers £'i ■ . to £a 10s ; ■ Sheep—Withers -lOs to 17s; ewes 12/6 . . t.o X5s '. : Pigs—Fat -to. :-j63'j porlrers 29s- to 40s; stores 12s to 22s; slips 10s to 12s , . suckers 7/G to lGs Gd Beef (retail) 4idto 6d lb Mutton ,, 3Jd to. 5d. - ■ ■ Hides, 3d to 4d per lb - Tallow, .£18 to .£22 per toil • Wattle bark; to .£4, liickory to 80s ton •Poultry—Fowls 4s to 6s pair;...
COMMERCIAL. CROOKWELL PRICES CURRENT. (That is between the producer and first purchaser.) [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 9 February 1904
,COMMEliCI A-L. - CEOOiCWELIi i'BIGES iCUBRENT. (That if ■let-ween the t producer and, first, ytnrchaser.). JVhent, 2/3 per bushel Oata, Is 9d to bushel Maize/ to 2s.(3d bushel. : . . Fkur, £7 £8 ton . 13ian, 7d to 8d per buSh'el Pollard,- 7d to. Bdper bushel : Oil Cake, Ss poivowD ■ - • •. Chaff (oaton) XI 15s to J32 per ton' .. ' Potatoes—Circular. Heiuls (eating) to £'S. : Onions,'(is por ewt. (jie^ ■ Eggs, lOd'pe;:dozen ,. k . Bucter^fuctory;, 84d,-"dairy (id : ■ •. Bacon, 9d.j hams, Did- ' 1 .Beeswax, 10d lb . • . / • ' . Horsehair, 10d to. Is . ■ : ■IAird, (id lb •Sheepskins, 5d to 6Jd lb - Hides, 3d lo-ld.lb Poultry.—Fowls, 3/ to;3/li pair; ducks, 3/ to 3/3 pair j geese, 5/- to.6/; Turkeys—liens, 03 to 7s, gobblers tis to 13s pair . ■'
Sydney Commercial. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 9 February 1904
. S.v&lt;liioy (Join inerciul. -Messrs. E/.tjs &-Oo.- report■■ ' Miloli cows ,-£5 1.0k to £14 each, iight. supply and ready sale ; fat cows £-r> 17s fid to £8, selling freely j fat calves 21s to 08/6. Pigs—740 juvded this week. IJiiconers all weights sold steadily at a slight' advance. Btwk fatters were hardly so firm and a shade lower. Porkers all descriptions met with brisk snlc at very hijjh prices. Stores are in good demand at high rates. Prime potker bOlb worth 33s, prime baconer 1201b worth 5'Is, baok fatcers to 85s, stores 12s to 30a each. Ciil vea—liO penned. All descri ptions met with ready sale at veey fcigli prices, especially heavy and prime quality sorts, which were scarce. Both pigs nud calves will sell real well at next week's sales. ' ' Feb. 5;