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New Justices of the Peace. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 23 October 1899
New Justices of tlie Peace. We have pleasure in announcing that' tho follow ing gontlemen have beon appointed Justices of the Peace : — His Worship tho Mayor (Alderman J. P. Clifford), Mr. G. E. Wise, Dr. Charles D. H. Rygate, M.R.C.S., of Wellington, Mr. T. P. Manusu (Mundooran), Mr. H.Wise (Bodangora), Mr. Lyons (Eucharccna), and Mr. ' Alexan der McLood, of Windora. Others included in the- batch aro. Mossrs. Thomas Bragge (Narra mine), Jr. F. Daltou (Orange), James .Nelson (Narramino), James Patterson (Orango), and Edward Henry Utley (Mayor of -Dubbo). Also amongst tho names appears that of Mr. ?' A. G.' Rose; this is probuBIy meant for Mr. A. E. Rose, but that gentloman has for somo timo boon an honorary magistrate.
The Mail Contracts. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 23 October 1899
Tlie Mail Contracts* We received a special w.iro on Friday to the effect that the following contracts for carrying mails in this district had been accepted : — Station to post offico — David Whito, £30; Wellington to Dubbo— — W. J. Robinson, £77; Wellington to Parkos — C. W. Marshall, £119; Wellington to Wuuluman — William Daws, £25,
Auctioneers' Reports. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 23 October 1899
AMCtionecrs, Reports. Messrs. T. H. York and Co. report tho following salos, on Saturday, 21st October, at auotion Draught horses, unbrokon colts, to £18 ; ? store cattle— 0 steers (2 years) at £3 12b fid, 17 /oarlings to £2 Is, 1 bullock at £4, 5 cows at £2 17t 3d, 3 cows uts £2 12s. Store cattle aro in good demand, with buyers unsupplied. ? '' . . , Mossrs. Thomas and Rotton report having sold as follows 300 merino ewos and lambs at 13s ; uOO merino mixed sheep at lis to 15s ; -9; head mixed atoro cattle £22 10s ; aovorul hoad draught horsoB 'f-rom £5 10s per lioud. -
Telegraphic News SYDNEY, Monday, 3 p.m. The Weather. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 23 October 1899
Telegraphic News (Fcoit omt own Correspondent ) ,V Sydney, Monday, 3 p.m.;-i The Weather. Russell forecasts fine and warm generally, north eily winds -inland. Wragge's forecast is local variablo winds, squally, with thunderstorms inland, making towards the eaBt;' hot in tlio north-west, and strong southerlics soiitlfr' east ftom Sydney* HSctiVkot FricoSi ? ^ Wheat, 3s 2d to 3s 3d ; chickwheat, 2s 9d- to 2s 10d- ; flour, £7 to £7 15s'; maize, 3s 2d to 3a 3d chaff; £2 10s to £3 12s 6d ; luccrno, £2 7s 6d to£2: 12s Cd ; oaten ' hay, d22 15s to £4 10s; butter, creamery and factory, lOd ; dairy, 8id to 9d. The New Zealand Contingent. The New Zealand contingent for the Transvaal sailed' on Saturday amid scenes of wild enthusiasm. Patriotic Bpoechcs were made by Mr. Seddon, Captain Russellr and Sir Robert Stout.. :Over 50,000. people oBsembled, and lO.OOo, in various steameVs, escorted .the ,Waiwora (on which .were the troops) to: the heads. -r:i Wellington Grain Sheds; ' ' ? ! ,r : .It is...
Quarterly Licensing Court. (Before Messrs. J. F. Makinson, P.M., E. A. Smith, and R. T. B. Gaden, J's. P.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 23 October 1899
Quarterly Licensing Court. (Bofore Messrs.' J: F; Makiu^on, P;M.| E. A. Smith, and R. T. B. Gaden, J's.P,) ' William John Robinson's application for a- ro* newal 'of licenso at Lincoln was granted. I .James Spargood's application for a rcncwul of hia wiuo. license at Baker's Swamp was granted. APPLICATION FOIL a LICENSE AT BODANOOKA. Michael Henry Fennell applied fora liconse at Boduugora. Mr. Basaett appeared for applicant. ? ' . Mr. Quirk mentioned that ho appeared-for Samuel Riloy,.who had a similar application, and he would liko. to seo the- evidence taken together as far as possible. Dr. P. Bluott, medical -practitioner at Wellington, said: I regularly go onco a wcok to Bodangora, often more frequently; there is absolutoly no accommoda tion for horses and refreshment there ; a respcctabio hotel waa much neoded in Bodangora ; tho nearest hotol is quite out of tlio way. To His Worship : Ono hotel would be quite enough there for inc. ? Dr. A. Mv'Rygato, medical practitioner, resid...
Wellington Police Court. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20. (Before Messrs. J. F. Makinson, P.M., E. A. Smith, and R. T. B. Gaden, J's. P.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 23 October 1899
WclHisgton Police Court. FltllHY, OcTOllErt 20. (Before Messrs. J, -F. Mukin'son, Pi.VT.,E. A. Smith, mid R. T. B. Gadon, J's.P.) . John Pnyno .Tnr./charged with allowing a horse to Btra.v iii good siieds yard on- 19th August lnat. Find .62, costs 4s 10d, or 7 days. Mr. Darby, travelling Stock Inspector, prosecuted. R. 10. Marsii -v. 1'. S iywaker, for wagos duo £9. Mr. Hegnvty . (for -Mr. Bassett) unplied for a I romnml,'on account of lion-appearance of defondant. Case remauded till Friday, 27th instant. ?' ALT.EGHD ItoitSH STI3AIINO. ?'John Wilton, charged- -with- stealing iiorsos tho property of, Titnbthyyayeii. -?: i.-. ; ? ;? ? John Chiplin, Sonior-Sergeant of I'olicej said — I produ^o warrant; issued by Moloug Bcnch, charging accused with stealing three horses and 0110 foal. From information roccivcd from tlio Molong Polico on Tuesday lait' I arrested accused at Timothy. Sayor's farm, near Wellington; accused paid in answer to tho usual caution — ' I've mndo a mess of it, I. k...
THE TRANSVAAL WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 23 October 1899
THE TRANSVAAI, WAR/ 1 It is roportcd at Capetown that Colonol Badon Powell, who is in command at Mafoking, foigning a retreat, drew tlio Boors ovor an extensive ' plant ' of Lyddite minos which ho had previously laid. Wlion thoy were crossing the area laid, with :tlio.; mines Colonol Baden-Pownll exploded them, killing 1500 of tho enemy, Colonel IJoro, with his Protectorate Regiment, made a dashing sortio from Samatli Labama, in I'echuanalatfd. His troops killod manv Boers bv. mean!, of their Maxim guns. ' ' ' - ? S6mo casualties aro reported as: tho, result of the; ? affair of outposts,' in the vicinity of Acton Hbtotiij and Bestcrs, but tho numbers on oithor sido havo 'not .yet come to hand. Neitlicr :sido- secured an advuntago in the first skirmish, and botlrGoneral Sir Georgo S. Whito, and Commandant General Joubertare pushing forward support from Ladyamith and Nowcastlo, rcspoctivcly. The Boers, in great force, are attacking Gloncoo, in Natal. A force of 4000 British troops is ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 26 October 1899
Cricketing Materials. ' (Season 1899-1900.) FULL SUPPLIES NOW OPEN AT Satchell's. Bats— Wisde'n, Battlett, Odd and Son, Ificolls, Stuart, Warsop, and other well known makers. STUM-PS, LEGGINGS, BATTING ; GLOVE'S,^ CAUNTLETS, LEATHER &COMPO BALLS, SCORING BOOKS, &c. PRICES all round are cut to the VERY LOWEST. IT WILL PAY YOU to call and inspect this Stock before purchasing elsewhere. SATCHELL'S Book, Stationery and Music Depot, WELLINGTON. To Stand the Season at NARROOGAL, Thoroughbred Horse, OPHTE. By .Goldsbrough from Sea Swallow (imp.) by Seo Saw from Mrs. Waller by King Torn. At 3 years won Kogarah Stakes of £50, 26tb August '93, field of 17. Seoond in County Purse, Hawkesbury, £150, 7th Sept. .'93, field of 22. Won Welter Handicap, £?200, A.J.C. Meoting, 2Gth Dec. '93, carrying 10st 3 IK . At 4 yoars won New Year's Handicap, Rosehill, £0 0, field of 15. Won Flying Welter Handicap, same'day and place, field of 18, currying list 7lb. . At 5 yoars won Welter Handic...
GENERAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 26 October 1899
- - GENERAL NOTES. r-z- Qreat. Britain produces as much wheat 'Argentina,' and about twice' as much as' Australia, despite all we hear of her decadent agrifcultural industries'. This year her, wheat crop is estimated at between 9i and -10 millions - of quarters, .or^jabout 75,000,000 to 80,000,000 bushelB. , .The American visible supply of wheat on August 12' was '48, 508, 000 bushels, of maize 14i-78-7,000 - bushels, and of oats' '7,482,000 ^bushels. These figures, which are merely the stocks in elevators, oh rail and in millers' hands— not counting the ' invisible' supply I.JJ ? Fn. 4-Uo. A..„ ?itralian crops. s In Spain the wheat crop has been ppor, 'and during the 12 months ending June 30, ?7,200,000 bushels of foreign wheat were liimgprted, a - considerable quantity '? being ?:Bhipped' from Victoria to'Barcelona. ?1: France grows just about enough wheat ^for her own needs; and the French are ^notoriously a great bread-eating people. - : .-It -.is . now definite that the British...
WHEAT PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 26 October 1899
WHEAT PRICES.. . .:| Th& following is a comparison between the prices -ruling for English and foreign . wheats per quarter (4801bs) at Mark Lane London:— English White . ... . ... 22/6 , Ked. ^ ... . .... 26/-. ? .ElaxbiiilctL; ''--7.-.^ . ... . 31/— ^prth^UBBian « ... -/&. 30/6 JBiu'epian Ghirka. , ... 29/6 'Gaiifbrnian . . . „ ... 28/— ..S/'Austraiiain- ? ' s ... 30/- ^New^Saland, round berried ... 27/6 . long berried ... 28/- ; Noj',1 Hard Manitoba 30/6 NoV 1 Duliith ? -... 31/3 No; 1 Northern ... ... 30/6 La Plata ; ... ;.. - ... 28/6 ; No. 2 Calcutta ... ... 27/9 *. Soft Bed.Calcutta ... ... 27/3
Farming Information. THE WORLD'S WHEAT SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 26 October 1899
. Farming Information. THE WORLD'S WHEAT SUPPLY. T.lie -following figures are given on tho authority of ' Beerholm,' compiled ? by the ' FfU'm and Dairy ' : — 1898. ? 1890. ? ? Bushels. ; Bushel^. Austria-., ' 46,400,000 : ... 42(00,0,000;. Hungary ... 120,000,000 ... 13'6;000,000 Belgium- 18,OO0iOOO ... 16,000,000 Bulgaria ... '40,000,000 ... 28;0OO,OOO Denmark ... * 4,000,000 ... 4,000,000 France ... 360,000,000 ... 328,000,000 Germany .;. :112.000j000 ... 104,000,000 Greece ? 6,000,000 ... ? 6*000, OOO Holland- :4;800,000 ... 5,200,000 Italy ... 128,000,000 ... 120,000,000 . Portugal-, ? ... .6,0.000,0.00 , . . . '4,000,000 ? - Roumania ... 56.000.000 ... 26.000.000 .Rus-sia 352,000,000 ... .296,000,000 Caucasus ... 48,000,000 ... 44,000,000 . Ser.via . . i2, 000,000 ... 10,000,000 Spain ... : 92- 000,000 ' ... 8Q, 000, 000 .Sweden. ... 4,400,000 ... .- 4,000,000 -Switzerland 4,000j000 ... . 4,000,000 'Turkey, Europe 28,000,000 v.. 23^000,000 United &'gdm: 80,000,0.00 ......
General Information. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 26 October 1899
. General Information. Paris's 1900 exhibition will be the sixteenth held in that city. In Westminster Abbey, 1,173 per sons have been buried. ' Christriias cards first came into fashion in 1846. Thfiatriral r.nmnanifis in Mpxirn must play everything they adver-. tise or pay a fine. As far as calculation can decide, the temperature of comets is be lieved to be two thousand times fiercier than that of red-hot iron. Strange bed-wiarmers are used by Chilian women. In cold weather,' when in bed, they keep their feet warm by placing them on a dog. A feature of ' society journalism ' in Kansas is the publication, along with a list of wedding presents, of a list of young mien who have been refused by the bride. A rare and beautiful sight was recently witnessed at Mount Vesuvius during a snow-storm. The volcano was in eruption, and three streams of red-hot lava were seen sprouting through the snow. It-is said that in the sandy deserts of Arabia whirling winds some times excavate pits two hu...
Snake Yarns. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 26 October 1899
Snake Yarns. A tale which recalls the story 0! Androcles and the lion is told by a well known local lover of the truth concerning! recent B'.iake adventure. Our friend wu crossing Nanima paddocks when ho ra linrvtfiorl f n aoa on onAymmifl ? L. vuuiiuuuo vaipuu flUBW lying across his path. The reptile wu :' 'about 20 feet long ' and caused our icfe. - mant such a shock that his mental ail ' truth-telling equilibrium was considerably upset. However, his temporary dismay over, Androcles II seized a limb of a tree and mada preparations to take that snake'i scalp. He had not moved far on this bloodthirsty quest, however, ere ha noticed ? a peculiarly plaintive look in the Bnaie'a eyes, which looked at him in an imploring . fashion. Scrutinizing tho sarronndingi more keenly than before, our friend dis covered that the snake was pinned to tie : ground by a log. Casting hostile thoughts to the winds, and filled with a great rush of compassion, he steppod up to the poor I creature and, stil...
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24. (Before Messrs. F. Gosper and P. H Kennard. J's.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 26 October 1899
1 desdav, October 24. (Before Messrs. F. Gosper and P u Kennard. J'« PA ' *' Henry Denvers, Georgo William,, and Mnn Ler-e Chargcd wi^ stealing a sum of £30 0s Id in money, the proDorlAf David Roberts, at Wellington, on 23rd i j from the person of tho said David RobJ ' The three accused were committed ..1 ' their trial at the Quarter Sessions, at Is lington, on November 3. David Robeits' evidenco was as follows ?- I am a labourer, at present residing in wj lington j am staying at Poolo's Hotel ? M my money taken yesterday, all 1 had ™ robbed yesterday evening; was slightl under influence of liquor; saw the thrw accused about Poole's Hotel yeaterdav towards evening ; I bought a watch from a man there for £1 in Poole's hnr ? tl„- ' started to write a roceipt, and the aconsed Denvers came foiward and took the nen and said 'I am a better writer than L 1 11 write the receipt '; I paid for tbo watch out of a bag containing 32 sovereigns. [ then wout outside and eat on the verandah form ; ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 26 October 1899
Mr.E; P.SOLOMON DENTIST, HAS REDUCED ALL DENTAL FEES, thereby enabling intending patients of ? limited means to have their teeth at tended to in Wellington, instead of going to Sydney. A written GUARANTEE given if desired. From Sept. i to Nov. i (only) Extractions Is. Specialist in GOLD FILLINGS, AMAL GAM FILLINGS, ARTIFICIAL TEETH, &c. PRIVATE ROOM ENGAGED FOR SURGERY. Hours : 9.33 a.m. to 6.30 p.m. daily. CONSULTATION FREE. E. P. SOLOMON, (Member of the Dental Association). DBlsTTIST, CLUB HOTEL, WELLINGTON To our Subscribers. Saf Any subscriber not receiving the paper regularly will greatly oblige us by sending notice at once. ^ '?f #mgfon finnta' NEC TEMERE NEC TIMIDE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1899. ? ?
Wellington Police Court. MONDAY, OCTOBER 23. (Before Messrs. J. Aarons and F. H. Konnard, J's.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 26 October 1899
Wellington Police Court, /t- f Monday, October 23. (Boforo Messrs. J. Anrons and P. H lionnard, J's.P.) ' ' Wil'wim Thomas, charged with usini? indecent language in Maughan-street, W 1. hngton on 22, id mst. Ple!lded guilty a d fined £3, or two montbB in Wellington^ GnJ Thomas Woods, charcrod with .i..v ' one saddle and bridle, tho proportv of oT 8 Hawkins, at Wellington? 0J thJ&F Remanded till Friday, 27th inst Thomas Woods, charged with stealing 0D„ pair of springcart winkers, tho proDertv n Rupert Best, at Wellington, oJlfi? If. Remanded till Friday, 27th instant.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 26 October 1899
T A T C S E L h'S Frosh Supplies Just Oponcdi Prayer and Hymn Books, in casos an1 fancy Lio^' ings (largo assortments). Indopondont Fouutain Pons Text Cards Crinkled and Crope 'l'issuo i May polo Dyes X Bamboo Easels ? .?- Framed Pictures . Lunoli Baskets . - -5 School Bags _ ' Glovo and llandkorohiof Boxoa_ ? Photo Albums (in Lontlior and PIubiiJ, S& Cigar Cases Leatlior Writing Cases, &c., &e. . Now Goods Oponing Every Wcolf, . SATCHELL'S . BOOK. STATIONERY anb MUSIC Mm - , WELLINGTON.
Labor Farm Near Wellington. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 26 October 1899
Labor Farm Near Well ington. Information of an important nature was to- day received in town of the Govern- 1 mini's indention to establish a Labor farm in tho vicinity of Wellington. The information came through the Depart ment and was to the effect that Crown Lands to tho oxteut of about 2000 acres, as near as posfiblo to tho railway station, would bo Bet npnrt for the purpose. Littlo has been heard of this matter ro cently, but doubtless tho now Govornmont, in rtnrannnp.n nf -if'. a nrntnicoa nirl in — ? — i ? vrwajr way, settlement on ttiohuid, and withadssiro to lessen to somo extent tho. unemployed trouble, has resorted to fliii previously tried way out of tho difficulty. There is no doubt that in deciding cn locating the farm near Wellington tho Governmont has hit upon a district which will give tho experiment the fullest opportunity ' of proving it's practi cability.