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Farewell to Mr. Sub Inspector Johnston. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 22 April 1901
Farewell to Mr Sub Inspector Johnston. On Friday -afternoon Mr Sub:In spoc tor-Johns toil was entertained and presented with an address at Tatter ball's Hotel,, prior to leaving Hay' to take up the duties, of . his office, at 'Grafton. There were present :- — The Mayor (Mr J. Witeombe^ in the chair, and; Messrs. Thompson, xSarnett, J. Johnston, - Andrew, Camden, .Stanger, Beveridge, Bellamy, Miller, Gibson, Hidgbock, Maclure, Co&ne, Alexander, Cooper, Robertson, J. ' Donohoe, McKinney, Mann, Lawson, Tower, A Julian, .Trollope, Bruce, Wilson, Byrne, Brown, VoTckman, Rev. R. Jennings and Itev. Father O'Connell. , . Apologies were received from Mr J. C. Virtue, T. W. Blanche and Mr Martin, P.M. The Mayor in opening the proceed ings, said — They had met together that, afternoon to say good-bye to an old friend, to drink a parting glass, and to present him with an address. He would read to them the wording of the address, which was as follows : — Hay, 19th April, 1901. To Alexand...
Coming Events. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 22 April 1901
Coining Events. To-night (Monday) meeting of the Hay Hospital Fete Committee at the Athenaeum. Ordinary Council meeting.' Tuesday. - ' The Western Lands Commission will :tftke evidence at the Court House. ... .Wednesday... ^ Hay v. Warkd£ery /Crickpt iMa^iji for the premiership in the park. The Hay City Band will play on the rotunda in J^achlan-street. The Western Lafids Commission at the Court House. Mr. Crick, Minister for Lands, will visit Hay. Thursday. Meeting of the Forestcra' Assurance Society at the Athenteum. Welcome social to the Rev. Mr. McCallum in the Wesleyan Church. The Western Lands Commission will conclude their sitting at Hay.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 22 April 1901
The coming visit of the Hon. the Minister for Lands to Hay on Wednes day evening next Bhows an earnestness on the part of the Minister that some thing will be done towards solving that difficult matter, the Rabbit Question. And not a day sooner than is wanted. It certainly does not reflect any credit I on our legislators that such an impor tant question, one in which the chief interests of the colony, viz., the pro ducing interest, is bound up, should have been so long neglected. In 1890 the existing Rabbit Act came into force, and whatever were the intentions of the frainers of that Act, in administration it has completely broken down. Bad as our land laws have been the Rabbit Act lias out rivalled them, for causing litigation and bad feeling amongst neighboring settlers. Conferences were held, con vened by Mr Carruthers, while Minis ter for Lands, but beyond tbe prepara tion of a Bill to amend the Act, nothing has bee,n done. We therefore can congratulate the present Minister in a...
G. Lobb and Co.'s Drapery Establishment [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 22 April 1901
(*. Lobb nnd O-'s Draper.) establishment The above enteiprising firm have found it necessary, owing to the great development of their business to ex tend their premises, and they announce in our advertising columns that they have secured the large shop adjoining their stores until recently occupied as the Farmers' Market. The firm have made extensive alterations and com pletely remodelled the premises. Both shops are now combined and the business will be carried on under the one root Mr Lobb sad his large staff of assistants have been very busy during the past few weeks in placing their stock, and the shops now present a gay and attractive appearance. The newly acquired part of the. premises is well stocked with, everything required in the shape Of ladies' drapery, mil linery, etc. The latter department is under the personal supervision- of Mrs Lobb, which is sufficient evidence that all orders for this Tlepartment will be turned out in a manner to give complete satisfaction. Dressm...
Open Column. THE WESTERN LANDS COMMISSION. [TO THE EDITOR.] [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 22 April 1901
Open Column. THE WESTERN LANDS COM MISSION. [to the editob.] Sir, — The above body meet in Hay (to-morrow) Tuesday and following days.- Had no idea that the. question of transferring the runs from the cen tral division to the western would bo entertained by that body .at all. If such was intended more notice should have ? been given, so that interested parties at a distance might have been notified. Nothing leaked out about it. until to-day (Saturday) as far as I know, when notice was sent out which it will be impossible to deliver to many who would most likely give evidence before the Commission. ' In a late issue of the 'Grazier' Mr. W. J. Campbell makes an appeal that should be taken up by everyone in the district, both town and country, but why not by -the Selectors' Association as a body J, Are they .afraid to -show their colors} I( believe Mr. Campbell is the secretary '' or some other official of the organisa tion. The Gunbar people have moved,' I hear, in the matter j but, a...
The Weather. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 22 April 1901
The Weather. 'Early on Saturday morning it com menced to rain at Hay and continued at intervals throughout the day, and on Sunday and to-day (Monday). The rain, which has been general through out the 'district should be of universal benefit. Following is the rainfall at 9 a.m. to-day (Monday) : — Hay ... ... 69 points. Euston ... ... 39 Booligal ... ... 61 Ivanhoo ... ... 99 Balranald.. ... 75 - Whitton... ... 90 Narrandera ... 84 Mossgiel ... ... 99 Gunbar ... ... 87 Booroorban ... 51 Maude ... ... 47 ' Oxley ... ... 65 Carrathool ... 57 Wagga ... ...100 Gundagai ...125
Church of England Synod. Wednesday, April 17th, 3.30. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 22 April 1901
Church or England Synod. ~ Wednesday, April 17 th, 3-30. The Chancellor moved, and Ven. Archdeacon Holt seconded, that Mr Clement Bellamy be elected a Diocesan Trustee in lieu of Mr R. W. Ronald, resigned. Carried. The Chancellor moved that the Bill re the Clergy Assurance be read a second time. The Rev. C. P. Davis seconded the motion, which was carried. After consideration in committee the Bill was amended, and the Chan cellor moved, and the Rev C. F. Davis seconded, that the Bill as amended be adopted, and the third reading made an order of the day for Thursday. 7.30 p.m. The Rev. W. C. Hose moved, and the Rev G. R. P. Nnhliq AMnndarl. that a fund shall be established to be entitled ' The Century Effort of the Diocese of Riverina on behalf of the Clergy Relief Fund. Carried. Rev G. R. F. Nobbs moved, and Rev G. E. U. Dainty seconded, that it is desirable that the Clergy should ap pear in their places in Synod in acade mical costume. Carried. The Chancellor moved, and the Rev. C. ...
SER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 22 April 1901
' SER Presbttebiak Church. Divine service on Sunday next, April 2Sth, in the evening only. Carrathool — Sunday, 28th April, divine service at 11.30 a.m. Rev R. Jennings. Weslbyas Church. Sunday, April 28,-s-ll a.m. and 7.30 p.m. Rev W. M'Callum. ^ - Seven Mile Gate, 3 p.m. ' :' Sabbath School at 3. Monday, Endeavour Moeting, 8 p.m. Thursday, Welcome Social to Kev. W. M'Callum, 8 p.m. Friday, Choir Practice, 8 p.m. Catholic Church. Mass will be celebrated as follows : — Hay, on Sundays at 8 and II a.m. Booroorban, Wednesday, 24th April -- Oxley, Wednesday, 24th April Maude, Thursday, 25th April
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 22 April 1901
STEWART DAWSON & CO., ELEGANT DESIGNS. LONDON PRICES. No, 1S1A,— ' Elegant Design Anchor Brooch. l&»ct. Gold, iil IOi. Collar StnH« »-rt. Gold.e/V. 10ft, Stlrer, la. No. 116 4 1 9 ct. Gold and Flab Amcthrat brooch, ltyB. No. E M06.— Lady'e Long Gold Muff Chain, ®-ct^ £2 17a. W.j 16-ct« £1 10a. Particulara of other dcsVgna en Application, No. in. t T-i»monda, Gold, -4 17a. «d. (Hi No. IPSA.— Set Links *-t. Gold, IS«. 6J. 16-ct., £1 ft*. Silver, St. fid. No. 177. — Gold KefWr,l&-ct., ' £1 U. Heart Broochj 11a. Id. No. 1I7A.— Set Ltadta. ??ct. Gold, -1 la. U-rt. GoId.£l SUm,«a.W. No, liBA«— lfi-ct, Gold Band Bracelet, «et Fine WhHe1 Diamond, £5. & No.l7fe.-Weiiifit Ring, 18-U Gold, £1 la«. fi 10.. ^ -f t. Gold Brooch, Set Diamond Centra, 17a. (d. No. 100.— 4 Diamond, S Kubica, lB-t. Gold, tt. Na. 141A,— 4-cL Gold B ncfclc Bra c«l«t, Sct R vblaa and Peaiita, £8 10a. Nn. 163,*-£ Flna White Dian^aJa, £1 fa. | t Dlamoada Z Sapphlna; £S Its. No. U5.' — 15-ct_...
Stock Station and Land Intelligence. [BY "JUMBUCK.] [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 22 April 1901
Stock Station and Land Intelligence [By ' Jcmbtck.'] Sydney Wool Trade. — There is little change to report in the market since last week. No auction sales hare been held since 2nd April, but there hu heen a good private inquiry from all sections of the trade, and several Jines have changed hands j at satisfactory prices. The next auctions hare been arranged for the 7th and Sth of noxt month, by which time' news will have been received from ljondon ot the opening of the third series of sales, which are to commence there on 30th April Fifty -nine cattle out of a mob of 71 died on the reserve near Dubbo last Monday. Death, it is said being caused through eating green Ihistles. About 50 cattle, out of a mob of 500, travelling from New England to Dubbo, dropped dead. The cause is as yet unknown. N.S.W. Land Department has on its hands over 54 million acres of country once held under lease but now abandoned and yielding no revenue. Mr David Hannah of Cowabie has written a letter to the 'S...
A Y.M.C.A. Tribute. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 22 April 1901
A Y.M.C.A. Tribute. The Rev. Dr Cuyler, of Btdoklin, has written the following estimate of Y.M.C.A in the 19th Century:— 'The Nineteenth Century excells- all its predecessors in its extraordinary scientific discoveries and its ingenious and useful inventions. Among what may be called its religious inventions I would assien the highest place to tho - Young Men's Christian Association, for Foreign Missionary Sdcietiies were started by William Carey in the closing years of the 18th century. If any man of our era was directly guided by the Holy Spirit to 'rise up and build,' it was our beloved friend Sir George Williams who organised the first Young Men's Christian Association in June 1814. He build ed better than he knew, for the Grand old man hais lived to see more than six thousand Associations, belting the whole elobe, with half a million mem bers, and ten times that number in directconnection with the organization. The Young Men's Christian Associa tion is not a society on paper ; ...
Open Column. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 22 April 1901
Open Column. Correspondents are informed when send ing communications to ua that ' by leaving the ends of package open, or inserting the flap of envelope loosely, one half-penny is , all the postage required up to 2oc. [We invite communieatiom for thit column— but do not hohi nurse! vet retjpon - ' tible for any ojiyiionj expretted therein J.. [to the editor.] A CRY TO THE PRODUCER. Sib. — Anyone travelling throughout New South Wales and Queensland during the past years cannot fail to see how the country has been ruined by bad legislation and idiotic demo cratic ideas. In the past one could see smiling and prosperous homesteads and find families on nearly every property ; now one rarely nnds fomilies I outside the back townships. Every 1 year this has got worse and worse, and the result is that starvation stares 1 many of the up-country towns in the 1 face. The general Public believe that the trouble is caused by droughts, rabbits, and low prices for produce. 1 All these are certain...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 22 April 1901
HE WANTED NO SUCH PATIENT. 'There now,' said the doctor, ''you go on taking this medicine till it is all used up. Then conic back and let me have a look at you.' This was in December, 1896. TJle woman put the package in her pocket and went home. When tho stuff had been consumed as directed, she called again. The specialist looked at her and made up his mind in a minute,' I will have nothing to do with you asa patient,' he said. ' 'It's no use. You are past help; you a,re worse t jan when you were hpre before; I can see the bones through your skin now. What I tell you is the truthy and you will be wise not to deceive yourself with hopes that can only break down under you. ' Rather hard, ugly talk ; but from a com mon-sense point of view the doctor was right. For four years Mrs Agness Biggs, of Norwood Terrace, Paddington, near Brisbane had suffered what she calls 'dreadful torment and pain' from dysentery. She tried everything advertised or recommend ed to cure it, without success. S...
Filling the Census Paper. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 22 April 1901
Filling the Census Paper. Bt Owen Deed. It was Sunday evening, the tea things had been removed and the family was assembled in the cosy din ingroom. Mr Plimby sat at the head of the table with three or four great , virgin sheets of blotting paper spread before him. The ink-bottle had been ' newly replenished, and was brimful. Mr Plimby was armed with a new pen and a kindly but resolute expression. Upon the virgin blotter lay the clean pink census paper, and Mr Amos Plimby was about to do his duty as a citizen, a householder and father, not to mention a husband and the proprie tor of a horse, a cow, fourteen ducks, ten hens, a pet kangarooo, a bicycle and other live stock. Mr Plimby took up his pen reso lutely, struck an attitude, spread him self over his papers, and said ' Now!' with the air of a man who meant busi ness. The family had an awed ex pression, and were preternaturally quiet. They were a very large and very young family, and would take a lot of ' filling in.' Mrs Plimby ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 25 April 1901
Iir, the ladies' high jumping contest at the R.AS. Show in Sydney, at Easter week, Miss St&cey took Des mond over tbe 6ft bar. Miss Elliott, on Starlight, came second, clearing 5ft lOin. The latter gained the blue rib bon for best lady rider. The Lachlan P. and A Association - have decided to hold their annual show at Qillston ton the 31st July and 1st August. Smali. Debts Court. — On Tuesday before the P.M., Taylor Bras. v. G. H. Ashcroft, amount claimed £6 6s 2d. The defendant pleaded indebted. Ver dict for amount claimed and costs. Childbed in TJew Guinea do not fast after the death of any of their relatives, except in abstaining from pork. They also wear mourning, which consibts of an open work bamboo armlet, ' instead of the usual finely plaited one. Mothers, fasting after their children's death, roast their food instead of boiling it, and abstain from pork. [The above appeared in our Country Edition on Tuesday.]
Auctioneers. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 25 April 1901
Anctioueers. Mr McKinney was fined at Hav some time ago for selling furniture on a Wednes day afternoon. Down in Victoria a trader hired a hull at Horsham and employed a local auctioneer to sell, whioh he did includ ing the 19th December — the local half holi day — he -was sued and the local justices dismissed tbe case. On the case being brought before the Sujpreme Court Mr Justice Hood delivered the following judg- j ment which we copy from the 'Argus' of tho 4th inst, he said: — 'The only question for determination was whether the defen dant was a shopkeeper keeping a shop within the meaning of tho Factories Act. The act defined a 'shop' to mean any building in which goods were exposed or offered for sale by retail. It had been urged 1 by the informant that tbe hall in this case was under the circumstances a 'shop,' but the defendant had urged that he was not the occupier, but that the auctioneer was. He thought that the defendant was the occupier of the building. But the fact tha...