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ROSEHILL RACES. CUP MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 6 April 1900
ROSEHILL RACES. CUP MEETING. The following aro tho results of the Eosehill Kaces : — Maiden Handiom?.. Crinan ........; ? '..i...;. 1 Chryso-Koras ? 2 La Iloguo ? 7 ? 8 Time, 2min. 40|sec^ ' , Jujipuits' Flat 'Race. , Soldier ? '...-. ? 1 Signal ? 2 , Blue Wings i ? 1.... 8 Time, lmin. 20Asec. i Eosehill Cup. ?? - .Maganese /. ? !.... 1 '- 'Yellow arid Black ? L. 2 Dozon ? 3 Timo, lmin. 25Jsec. '' Nukseuy Handicap. Isa ...,\..t ? '....'...TV.*.. 1 Gon'aro ? ......';... 2 Tricum * ? ,._ 8 Timo, lmin. 6J&ec. ,__ v Autumn Handicap. Surbiton ? 1 The Prize ? 2 Wyalong ? ,'... 3 Time, 2min. 27iscc. ||
The Cooma Show. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 6 April 1900
The Cooma Sliow. Heavy rain fell on Wednesday morning at Cooma, accompanied by a S.W. wind. The hunters' imd other jumping contests at the show wero postponed. Mr. Fegan, thoj Minister for Mines, and a party arrived from Kiandra in tho morning and where shortly afterwards driven to Iho show ground. At noon Mr. Litchfield, the president of tho Agricultural Society, called upon tho Minister to open the show. Mr. Fegan said in ono sense he was sorry the weather was not as fine as they would like, but it would do good. Earn was wanted, and now the wish was gratified. Ho had greatipleasuio in declaring the show open, j At the call of Mr. Miller three cheers wore given for the Minister.
Thursday's Telegrams. THE AMBUSHED CONVOY. GALLANT ATTEMPTS TO RESCUE GUNS. HARDLY A SHOT FIRED. MEETING AT CAPETOWN. EXCITING SCENES. LONDON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 6 April 1900
Thursday's Telegrams. THE AMBUSHED CONVOY. ' GALLANT ATTEMPTS TO. RESCUE GUNS. HARDLY A SHOT FIRED. MEETING AT CAPETOWN. EXCITING SCENES. London, Wednesday. Lord Roberts has furnished further details of tho ambushed guns. He states ? that the Q Battery was under a cross fire at 1200 yards for hours. The officers were serving tho guns as tho casualties had reduced the detachment. Several gallant attempts wero made to rescue two guns, but the horses wero continuously shot. i.lie U JJattory were suddenly sur rounded and lost five guns, and all tho officers and men woro taken prisoners, except two, without a shot being firiM1, No further engagements have taken placo, although tho forces are con tinuously in touch with the enemy. Three officers wero killed at Doom Spruit. Fourteen wero wounded and three are missing. At an open air mooting of twenty thousand persons hold at Capotown, resolutions wero passed in favour of tho annexation of the Republics. Mr. Schreinor narrowly escaped a rou...
Action on an Assurance Policy. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 6 April 1900
Action on an Assurance Policy. Iv Equity, on Wednesday before the 'Chief Judge, an application was made on behalf of Eleanor Jane Blaton for an injunction against Joseph looker and the City Mutual Life Aassurance Society in connection ?with a life policy. It was sought to restrain tho defendant, Booker, until tho hearing Ul Ul-IU aiUU UU1U JJLUUUUl-llli^ 111 UI1U action at law, commenced by him against the society, and from com mencing or prosecuting any ,othor notion nv suit, or fiom proceeding against the society for the lecoveyy 'of policy 'moneys in question. . It' was also sought to restiam the society un til the hearing of tho suit from paying the defendant, Booker, the said money in whole or in part. The original plaintiff in this matter was the late Charles Vincent'^ede Patrick Dalley, the piesent plaintiff being substituted under date Maich 20. .1.1.113 ? -L.1.1S11V/1. , kJJ ^UUOUllU, AlltlUU till older that the society should pay into court, within four days, the sum of £G...
SCHOLASTIC. ADELONG PUBLIC SCHOOL. EXAMINATION OF PUPILS. INCREASING THE STAFF. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 6 April 1900
SCHOLASTIC. ADELONG PUBLIC SCHOOL. EXAMINATION OF PUPILS. INCREASING THE STAFF. On Friday, Monday, and Tuesday tho annual inspection of the Adelong Public School was conducted by Mr. District - Inspector Lawford, M.A. From what wo have boon able to gather, the examination was an ex haustive ono and tho pupils were tested in a most able manner to the very ex tremity of their knowledge. It ap pears that this school is proverbial for good reports, and in tho present in stance the results are again highly en made to the head-master for detailed information in respect to thoso pupils who have secured a prominent place, but up to the present our office has not been favoured with a reply. Scholastic institutions will ever receive due recognition at our hands, and wo shall always feel it inenmbont on our part to do all that lies in our power to extend their usefulness in the com munity. It! has transpired that in conse quence of the increased average at tendance at the local public school t...
District Intelligence. MIDDLE ADELONG. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 6 April 1900
District Intelligence. MIDDLE ADELONG. (From Oun Ow.n Cojuifspondiat.) The fonning of tho proposed new road across Eeilly's Gap will be very much welcomed by the people whose business compel them to use the route. The gradient on the north side is at present very steep and dangerous, ' both for light anc^ heavy traffic, the latter especially. Much . Vfirrin.ins' t,n . linvlnno nlon nn the road from here to Batlow. The long heavy drag up the hills, in their present state, makes travelling toil some indeed. 'A. few people are working the bed of the 'creek hereabouts, and appear to be getting some gold. A rich patch will probably be dropped on some day. For over 4.0 yeais now the bed of the creek and the banks of it have been worked for gold, and in many in stances decent wages made at it, but no extensive prospecting has beeii done in the adjacent locality. Tho wild bnar pest is assuming formidable dimensions, and bids fair to ovenun the best of tho land. Most of the fertile creek fla...
Wednesday's Telegrams. ARRIVAL OF THE ATLANTIAN. THE BLOEMFONTEIN WATERSUPPLY. LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 6 April 1900
Wednesday's Telegrams. ARRIVAL OF THE ATLANTIAN. THE BLOEMFONTEIN WATER SUPPLY. London, Tuesday. It was at Doom Spruit, a tributary of tho Moddor River, that the British convoy were ambushed.. Eighty wag gons were .lost. The Boers are still in the kopjes near the waterworks. It is stated that a Gorman-American named Reichmaun organised the ambush. The Boers occupied the bed Of tho river ailfl allnwpfl fclin fnnvnv tn plunge into a donga, whore the British wero, surrounded by rifiemon. and machine guns,, whose positions were invisible. Tho enemy have retired towards Ladybraud, leaving several British ?wounded at the waterworks. The Atlantian, with portion of the Bushmen's Contingent, has arrived at the Cape. Although the Boers have cut the reservoirs at the waterworks at Bloom fontein, tho reserve reservoirs contain a supply for the town.
Mail Time Table. ADELONG. Arrivals from: [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 6 April 1900
Mail Time Table, ADELONG. Am-valb fiom : ' ' S\i-sm, Melbourne, etc,, viaGundagai — 1.45 p.m. daily (Sunday excepted). Tuinut, Gilmoio, etc. — 12.15 p in. daily (Sunday o\cepted) , - * Batlow, Tiiinbariunba, Mlddlo Adelong, eto. — 11,45 p m , Tuesdays and Fudayb. - Batlow, mii Gilmoie — 12.15 p.m., Mon days and Thursdays. Shuip's Cieok, etc. — 11 a in., Wednesdays and Fndays. Mount Adiah, Hillas Clock, etc,— 11.45 p.m,, Satuidiv^b, ' Dopai tines foi : ,' Sydney, Melboiuno, etc., \ia Gundagai — 12,45 p m. daily (Sundajb e\eeplod). Tuinut, Gilmoie, etc. — 2.15 p.m. daily (Sunday excopted). ' i Batlow, Tumbaumiba, Middle Adelong, otc. — 2 30 p in,, Tuesdays and Fndays Batlow, via Gilmoie — 2.15 p.my Satiu da-s ' ! Shaip's Clock, eto — 2.30 p.m , .Wednob days and Fudajb. l ' ^ i-' Mount Adrah, Ilillaf) Ciopk, pic,— 2 30 English mail, daily, 12-45 p.m. via Syd noy ; on Tiiesdajbl2 15 p.m., \ia Melbourne. Rcgibtcicd, paicel and nowspapoi poition of mails, close one hoiu bcfoio stated t]in...
Departing Townspeople. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 6 April 1900
Departing Townspeople. On Wednesday last Mr. and Mrs. W. Martin and family started for Sydney, whence they sail on Friday by the S.S. Medic for Bonnie Scotland, where they intend staying for a few months at Mr. Martin's old homo. ' Genial Willie' will be much missed, and many were the ' safo returns ' said to him U1U L1JU LllilU UL tilllLlUUg. Xll pUUUU matters Mr. Martin was nover promi nent, but when practical sympathy was required no worthy movement was ever initiated without receiving support at his hands.1' On tho fol lowing day Mrs. Eyles, wife of Mr. Edward Eyles, of : the well-known firm of Eyles arid Park, started for Melbourne, whore 'she will join her friends on tho ; Omriih.-'oir route for London. For many years Mrs. Eyles has always taken , n loading part in social functions and ''charitable or ganisations, invariably sustaining a heavy part of tho responsibilities at tached to the office of managership. Latterly Jiev health has caused much uneasiness to her fumily, and...
I.O.G.T. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 6 April 1900
I.O.G.T. A concert in aid of tho Good Tem plars' organ fund was hold in tho Salvation Army Barracks last night with a fair attendance. A very en joyable timo was spent. The Rev. Mr. Walker was in tho chair. The evenings proceedings wero opened by company with tho gloo ' Britannia's oohh ;uise ; lonoweu ny a soio, oeo tho Drunkard,' by Miss Jennie Taylor ; and a reading, by Rev. Mr. Spencer ; an exhibition of club-swinging by Mas ter Fred Taylor was well received ; a solo by Mr. Spencer, ' Tho Old Sol dier' sung sweetly and with great taste ; a recitation, ' The Rum Maniac,' by Mr. Wm, White, did tho. reciter credit ; duet, by Miss Annie and Master Tom Taylor, ' Tho Gilded Palace ;' recita tution, Rev. Mr. Spencer ; a trio, ' The Social Glass,' by Miss Jory and Misses Taylor was loudly ap plauded, after which tho first part of tho entertainment was closed with the glee ' Joo Perkins.' Light refresh ments wero then indulged in, after drawn' to a close with tho laughable farce, ' A Reg...
Shocking Shooting Case. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 6 April 1900
Shocking Shooting Case. Kempsky, Wednesday. — Early this morning Patrick McCarthy, a resident of Smith's Cieek, rodo in and reported to tho police that Percy Hancock, a selector at Smith's O'eok, ll.milos lrom ivompsey, on the iJort-road, had shot James Lawson dead about 11 o'clock last night. Tho police started at,onco for tho locality. HuncockSs deeniad to Ijo insane,, as he.^l^s previously ' shown signs of 'mental deiangement. The victim is a young man well known in local scull ing ,ciicles. The Coroner holdsjin in quest 'to-day. Lawson leaves a wife and child, Lavyson was playing a fiddle, in; the hut, when Hancock said, ' That will do, Jim.' Lawson laid down tho violin, and Hancock fired twice. Larson's wifo thought they wore j shooting boais, ,and some timo elapsed before the discoveiy -was made that Lawson had been killed,
KILLARNEY RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 6 April 1900
KILLAltNKY RACES. Tho Killarnoy racing folk havo definitely decided to maintain the (i\tuie of then laco meeting for Easter Monday; Mi C Bakei's maie Minnie, a divider in uio jumping event at tho TuinutShow.Ua to be taken to Sydnoy to compote at tho Royal Agiicultuial Show. Peiey Woods, the well-known tiaincr, 'took Mi. A. W. Ciain'b Last Lovo and Mi. C. Bakei's .Tungy to Wagga on Tuesday last. Both the local tuif lcpiescntativcs will por foim at tho foithcoming Wagga laces. Last Love, we aie given to undeistand, has been handed ovol to Mi. R. Piowso for this paiticu lai meeting. Mi. C. PuicolPs Wondalga is also a candidate foi .some of the events at 'the same meeting.
The Weather and the Drought. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 6 April 1900
The Weather and the Drought. Aui fours of a disastrously prolongod droughty sonson havo boon dispelled by the falling of the moio than copioiib lams, and on eveiy bido what pieuoiislj nipt tho eye as1 a pinched and almost Milucless pastuiago is now tiansfoimed into a waving mass of vei duie. Tho lengthy diy Benson which biokc up at the beginning of last month, with its bad effects on e^oiy indiibtiy peitnlning to the soil, have disappeared and a bright, arid ve absumig outlook ib pi escnlcd The lamfull for last month is tho greatest in the month of March known to the oldest inhabitant, the aggicgato lccoid being given at II 24 inches. Uepoils leccned fiom outlying and leinoto phiccb btate that a geneial downpoui dominated almost tho wholo poition of tho south-wcbtem poition of the colony, j Tho olmation 'of the need foi lcmoving stock fiom thomid mid loss iain-fa\ouied localities is now a lecognised fact. Wintoi feed theie will bo an abundance. One featuio calling foi i email is the...