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A FEROCIOUS DUEL. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 21 May 1878
A FEROCIOUS DUEL. (Nevada Transcript.) At Bodie, Mono county, on Tuesday afternoon, Jack Braslan and a man named Blair, who have for some time been in partnership in the business of mining and prospecting, met in the bar room of Pollock's boarding house and commenced an angry dispute concerning the terms of a certain location they had recently made. They were both under the in fluence of liquor, Braslan more so than Blair. After quarrelling for some time which claim Blair disputed, saying he was willing to fight him at any distance, from a handkerchief length to forty paces. This challenge Braslan — whose pistol and belt were lying on the floor a short distance from him — accepted, ask ing for time to 'heel himself,' which he proceeded to do by buckling on his belt. The two men went out into the street, appearing more pleasantly dis posed toward one another than they had been at any other time during the day. Placing themselves less than eight feet apart, at a signal from one they b...
THE STOWAWAY'S STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 21 May 1878
THE STOWAWAY'S STORY. (Cambridge Press.) Last week, upon the arrival in the Alex andra dock, King's Lynne, of the full rigged ship Dorset, a man who gave the name of William. Mace, and stated that he was a relative of James Mace of pugi listic celebrity, was sent from the vessel to the workhouse infirmary in a very low state of health. It appears that he had 'been in the East Indies, and being like ? many others desirous of making his way back to England, he managed to secrete himself on board the Dorset, and was not discovered until she e*ot far out to sea and discharged her pilot. Mace then came from his hiding-place beneath a boat lying bottom upwards on the roof of the deckhouse. He explained to the captain and the crew his object, and the former consented to save the man from further trouble on the condition that he would work his passage home. This he pro ,,.mised to do ; but it was not long before he became unruly, and threats were made that he should be put in irons. This /....
AT WAGGA. On Wednesday, 19th June. COUNTRY LOTS: [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 21 May 1878
AT WAGGA. On Wednesday, 19th June. Country Lots: Lot A, portion 10, 320a, c. Clarendon, p. Malebo, on the road, from Marrar station to Wagga, and adjoining the northern bound ary of Abraham Booth's portion No. 8 and 150 acres, Gobbagombalin run. ' Lot B, portion 58, 249a lr, c. Clarendon, . p. Gywnne, on the road from Merolebale to Junee, and adjoining the northern boundary of portion No. 57 of V118 acres, and the west ern boundary of portion No. 59 of 198 acres 1 rood. , . : Lot. 0, portion 89, 40a, c. Mitchell, p. Mundowy* adjoining part of the western boundary of portion No. 30 of 47 acres. Lot D, portion 27, 40a, c. Clarendon, p. Tootool, adjoining part of the western boundary of E. A. Ashcroft's portion No. |6 of 200 acres, and adjacent to the southern boundary of David Davies' conditional pur chase No. 26 of 240 acres, Tootool run. Lot E, portion 57, 80a, c. Clarendon, p. Milbrulong, on the left bank of Bullenbong creek, and on both sides of the road, from Mittagong to Bullenb...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 21 May 1878
COOTAMUNDRA HERALD. ;;mHE PE^iAtOE^ of thk journal ''J_* have appointed tlwir repjafeentative, MR. ALFEEDf IMFBOi^Ji^Lcial man ager of thea|,,i$isiness, to whom accounts may be paidaWd orders given. :f£~,^ fc$r* Those whose accounts are of six ino^ths. and even longer standing are re quested- to settle same at once, to enable the ... proprietors to meet their heavy liabilities. COOTAMUNDRA HERALD. ???: :;? -? ?'. :?/ ?? ± ? ?: ? _ ? ? - . ? ? ' TUESDAY, MAY- 21, 1878.
NARANDERA. On Wednesday, 5th June. COUNTRY LOTS: [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 21 May 1878
NARANDERA. On Wednesday', oth June. Country Lots : Lot A, portion 48, 640a, c. Boyd, p. Tubbo, adjoining the southern boundary of John Peter's portion No. 46 of 320a, and the west ern boundary of John Peter's portion No. 49 of 190£a. Banandra run. Lots B to F, portions 19 to 23, p. Bolaro, and lots G to P, portions 105 to 1 15, p. Wattai, c. Cooper, adjacent to the northern boundaries of portions Nor. 84, 95, and 65, J. M'Lean's conditional purchase No. 82, F. W. Robert's conditional purchase No. 34, and E. and W. Flood's portion No. 3, parish of Wattai, extending thence northerly at in tervals about two miles, and adjoining and near the western and adjacent to the south boundaries of R. and J. Ramsay's portion No. 49. Murril Creek run.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 21 May 1878
AUSTRALIAN |y|TJTUAL pROVIDENT SOCIETY. — Established 1849. — head office : pitt-street, sydney. Directors : The Hon\ Jons Smith, C.M.G., M.L.C., Chairman. The Hox. Alex. Campbell, M.L.C., Deputy-Chairman. The Hok. Saul Samuel, C.M.G., M.L.C. ; Robert J. Kino, Esq.; Isaac E. Ives, Esq.; John H. Goodlet, Esq. ; RonKUT Saddisgton, Esq. Chief Medical Officer : Dr. W. F. Mackenzie, L.R.C.P. (Edin.;, 5 Lyons' Terrace Actuary : SIorrice A. Black, P.I.A. Secretary : Alex. J. Ralston. INVESTED ETJNDS ~ - - £2,300,000 ANNUAL INCOME - - - £550,000 AMOUNT ASSUESD ... £12,000,000 CLAIMS PAID .... £850,000 POLICIES IN FORCE - - - - 31,000 Last Year of the Quinquennium. SIXTH DIVISION OF PROBSTS. npHE whole of the Pro&bs ^ro^ divided 1 amongst the Assured, laid jCWises to the amount o£ £910,000 ha-» all beera allot ted. r$)iBJ0& Division of PfofiM^Qflp place in l^y^nid tha Cash Surflusraron divided amoilpted to iJjp?5,000, gmng additions to PoHOwSfcaveraging £3 per cent, per annum...
RAILWAY TIME TABLE. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 21 May 1878
? : .?:?'??, RAILWAY TIME TABLE. The following table shows at a glance the times of de parture and arrival of trains and the fares charged : — down tuains. a.m. i\m. 1st 2nd Sydney- ... ....... Dep. 946 G20 .GouTburn ? ...Arr. 134 miles 414 1145 ' '„ ...Dep. — ' .4 23 115-1 37/3 27/9 '????:-.???'? ? - ' A.M. ? Gunning .... ... 165 „ 5 53 130 45/3 33/0 .Yass ..; ? 187 „ 647 216 60/9 86/9 'Bowning ... ... 194 „ 7 10 2 40 52/6 86/0 ?? Binalong ....... 20S „ 7 44 3 14 65/0 39/6 Galong ... ... ... 216 „ 8 4 8 84 54/9 40/0 * Cunningar ... ... 225. „ 8 29 3 59 57/0 40/9 ??? ? *!MuiTumbutrah ... 228.,, 8 45 412 57/3 41/0 . Wallcndbeen ... 241 „ 9 16 4 42 59/0 42/3 Cootamundra ... 253 „ 9 48 515 ? C0/0 43/3 Bethxingra ...... 268 .,,10 25 5 55 62/3 44/0 UP TUAINS. '?'?''???? a.m. r;»i. 1st 2nd Bethungra ... ... ... Dep. 6 20 7 5 ? (?'Co.otamtindra ... 15 miles 7 0 7 45 3/9 2/ ...v-Wallendbeeri .....27 „ 7 28 8 13 6/9 4/ Mumimburrah ... 40 ,„ 8 5 8 49 10/0 6/ -.Gunningar ... ... , ,43 „ 813 8 ...
RAILWAY CHARGES. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 21 May 1878
EAILWAY CHAEGES. The following letter has been addressed to the Commissioner for Eailways, and a copy sent to us for publication : — ' Sir, — As the people of this district con sider they are subjected to many hardships in connexion with railway administration, and that they do not reap a fair advantage from this branch of the public service, I beg to call your attention to the following griev ances of which we feel just cause of com plaint. - ' Tho enormous charges of 57/3 and 41/ for first and second class tickets respectively from Murrumburrah to Sydney, 60/3 and 43/- from Cootamundra to Sydney, and similar: rates to Goulburn or other stations, are altogether out of proportion to those made at the nearer stations say between Sydney and Eooty Bull; and Seven Hills. The average distance of the last two named from Sydney will give a tenth of the distance to* Murrumburrah. Eeckoned at their'mean rates, the fares -to Murriunburrah should be £1/17/11 and £1/4/7 first and second respect...
COURTS OF INQUIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 21 May 1878
COURTS OF INQUIRY. Cootamundra, Land-office, Tuesday, 18th June ? ~: Gundagai, Court-house, Monday, 1st July Burrowa, Court-house, Wednesday, 12th June '?Young* Court-house, Monday, 10th June ;, Wagga Wagga, Court-house, Thursday, 20th June I -i GENERAL QUARTER SESSIONS. 'jtoxtiig, 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 — 21 May 1878
' POSTAL TIME TABLE. T.Mail closes at Cootamundra daily (Saturday excepted) „ as follows : — :?'- For Cungegong, Bethungra, Junee, Wallaceton, Wagga ? - ' Wagga, Wallendbeen, Murrumburrah, Young, and ,, ?.. ; Sydney. at 7 p.m. .: Arrives, from the above daily (Monday excepted) at 5.80 ?a.m., and delivered at the post-office at 9 a.m. Temora Mail. Siteiivei1 Cootamundra Tuesday, 6 a.m. ; arrives at Temora at 5 p.m. , Leaves Temora Wednesday, 9 a.m. ; arrives at Coota mundra at 6 p.m. MuttamaMail. Leaves.-Cootamundra Sunday and Thursday, at 9 p.m. ArriyeS;lCootamundra Sunday and Thursday, at 7.30 p.m.
SPORTING NEWS. RACING. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 21 May 1878
SPORTING NEWS. By Tttebor. EACINGk Two or three neighbouring townships are going to hold their Autumn meeting, on the Queen's Birthday, viz., Young and Yass, with Gunning on the 27th, when a good day's sport Ta&y be fairly looked for. The nominations for the Birthday Handicap, at Young; closed with seven subscribers, and if the handicappers deal at all' leniently with them I shall look for tlie winner from Mr. J. Curtin's stable in Eeprieve or Errowangbang. The Handicap Trotting race closed with three, and the Handicap Hurdle race with four subscribers. The Yass programme sets forth six events. The entrances, which close on Thursday, 23rd May, are to be made with Mr. S. Pem broke, at the Eoyal Hotel, before 8p;m. on that day, and it is notified the weights of ' the handicap races will be declared the same evening. The Birthday Gift of £-20 with a sweep of 30/- will probably produce a good field, and visitors to the township on that day will doubtless ha-ve little cause of oo...
IN MEMORIAM. THOMAS SUTCLIFFE MORT. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 21 May 1878
2E2£r 3S3E3ES3aECS3E5»!K.ia.DDMC. THOMAS SUTCLIEPE MORT. On ! youth and age your tribute pay — A token of your inmost grief, For dcuth has claiinOtl bis filial fief, And spread his curtain of dismay. Australia's Prince of enterprise ! ., The friend of all, despite the creeds, Now bid your songs immortalise. No patriot loved his coujitry more ; . Ho labour'd for the common good ; A lover of the brotherhood ; The generous friend to art and lore. Place in the nation's album pago A fadeless imagine of his face, That so posterity may trace The higher lines of parentage. Let science bow before the bier. A.nd commerce wnlk with unshod feet Ando'er the grave lot strangers' greet, And shed the sympathetic tear. Then when the burial prayer is read, And one has said the ' dust to dust,' The world will add ' the good and just Now rests among the sacred dead.' Alfred Allbn. — Evening News. ~
SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 21 May 1878
SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. Mr. Graham Coulter's reportfor weekending May 16: —The arrivals of maize in this market during the past week have greatly decreased, a remarkable increase in the price is the result, aud since that the price has at times ruled as high as 4/3. On Saturday last several lots realised 4/, and on Monday 4/3 was easily obtainable. The market was almost bare,. the steamers, arriving. in some cases being only half rilled, and '-no arrival of sailing vessels. A few of the latter have now arrived, consequently a. re duction in the price has taken place, and 4/1 is looked upon as the highest figure. Oats have varied in price and at present the demand is not very good. Lucerne hav remains dull, and oaten shows no improvement. Potatoes and onions are unchanged, the market being principally supplied with the former from New Zealand. In dairy produce the advance in butter predicted in last week's report has been accomplished, and the demand for prime qualities at highest quo...
PEDESTRIANISM. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 21 May 1878
PEDESTEIANISM. Mr. Frank Hewitt writes to say he is open to run Goodfellow any distance he likes, or any other man in tiio colonies 100 or 200 yards. He would prefer to run Applett, of Parkes, in five or six weeks from signing articles. A roply to this journal will meet with attention. — Australasian.
COMMERCIAL. Herald Office, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 21 May 1878
'COMMERCIAL. Herald Office, Monday. Tun weather sinco last report has been quito bright and warm during thft day, more resembling in some instances spring to autumn. The eurly mornings are slightly frosty, the evoiiintrH shfirp and lecen. A little ram would be very acceptable again, at* the ground is getting hard, in fuet too much so to please the majority of farmers. Peed is plentiful, aud there should be ample for cattle to live upon during the winter months. Business during the past week has been fairly active, and storekeepers are doing their usual steady trade, nearly ' all of whom have recently opened up new and extensive stocks. Miss Finch has removed her milinery business to one of Mr. Percival's ' row,' opposite this office. We learn that cattle have declined £1 per head, owing to large arrivals hi Sydney from the north. The following are the wholesale prices for. the under mentioned produce at Cootamundra : — Hour, fine, £15 ; seconds, £13 Wheat, 5/ # bushel Pollard, 1/G $...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 21 May 1878
CEIOKBT. We are at last informed that Mr. I. D. Walker has so far succeeded in his prelimin ary arrangement that he has promised to visit the Australian colonies next season with a team of gentlemen. . This, to say the least, is a step in the right direction ; and when that is so ably backed up as to have at their head one of the great Southgate cricketing family, I think we may now fairly expect to see and form a very good idea of the superiority of amateur as against professional cricket. Individuallv SBeakinsr. I look upon a team of professional English cricketers when travelling around as nothing more or less than as they would term it a good spree ; and I am sure I cannot go~ very far wrong when I ask you to follow the late team under Lilly white, through some of their little escapades to substantiate rny views. It may possibly be remembered their freaks more than once brought them up to the bar of the police court ; to say' nothing of various disturbances on more than one cric...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 21 May 1878
The Drapery £5 Bales Again! CARRIAGE PAID BY MAIL. PLEASE OBSERVE. The Prices named against the following list are for really first-class articles, which we can recommend. If required, we can supply much lower or higher price goods. Any number of yards may be had of these goods. All parcels packed securely in can vas, and delivered free of charge every where. Please send for Price Lists and Samples. For Ladies. 15 yards beautiful Black Silk for 60/ 15 yards Coloured Japanse Silk for '20/ 12 yards Silk Lustre Alpiieti for 13/ 10 yards Persian Cord for Habits for 18/ 10 yards White Lace Muslin for 6/ 10 yards New Printed Muslin for 8/ 12 yards Fancy Coloured-firenadine for 9/tt A Lady's Print Costuniy&omplete, 12/6 Jg A Lady's FashionaMf^CaHBned Hat, 20|» A Lady's Fashionable L/ce Mschu, 15/ * Ladios' Chemises, $esE#alic-j£2/, 3/, 4/ M .a/gS^' Ladies' Drawers, tidst caliccsr2/, 3/, 4/ M Ladies' Night Dresses, bej#talico, 4/, M 6/, 7/ Ladies' Petticoats, best dKcQ^g 5/, $f 1.1,...
GOLDSBROUGH'S MONTHLY CIRCULAR. MELBOURNE, May 13. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 21 May 1878
GOLDSBROUGH'S MONTHLY CIRCULAR. ? Melbourne, May 13. Wool. — Since last month's summary 2674 bales have been ottered for sale in this market, consisting principally of clips from the Darling. We catalogued 1770 bales on* the 8th instant, and had a brisk sale, nearly 15,000 bales be ing sold under the hammer ; the other sales also passed off in a spirited manner, and altogether 2453 bales have been disposed of during the month. Prices' have 'been fully up to previous quotations, and we have sold on. clip of 436 bales scoured, from the Netley station, at 1/8J ; pieces, &c.,- in proportion; other lots of scoured ranged from 1/2 to 1/9* per lb. Greasy sold at from 6Jd. to 1/0^ — one clip of 22- bales selling atl/. . Further sales will be held for several weeks probably, as the wools that -have been so long detained are arriving freely, and the whole quantity has now been released for shipment, the rain* having opened.up the navigation. The total. is not so' large as was anticipa...
AT GUNDAGAI. On Wednesday, 5th June. COUNTRY LOTS: [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 21 May 1878
AT GUNDAGAI. On Wednesday, bill June. Country Lots: Lot A, portion 133, 80a 3r, -c. Harden, p. Muttama, adjoining the northern boundary of Rebecca L. M'Mannus's portion No. 76, the western boundary of her portion No. 74. Lot B, portion 142, area 174a, c. Har den, p. Muttama, adjacent to part of the northern and eastern boundaries of William Douglas, sen.'s conditional purchase, portion No. 143 of 320 acres, and the northern boundary of T. Broughton's conditional pur chase portion No. 130 of 320 acres. Upset price, £1/5/- per acre. Town Lots : Lot C to-F, allotments 2 to 5, section 6, area 2r each, c. W.ynyard, p. South Gun dagai, at the village of South Gundagai.