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DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 24 November 1900
jDEPAUTUBES. For TJarmc-dman, Temoia, Cootamundra, ami Syd tiey, daily, (.Sundays excepted) at 7 a.m. For Ungavie, on Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. I'or Marsdon and Forbes, on "Wednesdays und Saturdays at 7 a.nu For Yalgogrin, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sat davs at 10 a.m. For Caroon, on Saturdays at 6 a.m. • For KiUlary, on "Wednesdays and Saturdays at 7 a.m. Tho mails are delivered at the post office up to S p.m. eacii day. Mails arc ready for delivery about half-iui-hour after the arrival of coach. Letter box eloarod for despatch at 6 a.m. each day. Pillar hox at Central "Wyalontf cleared daily at 7.30 p.m. Money Order and Government Saving Bank. Hours—Week days—10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays— 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Mails. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 24 November 1900
The Mails. ARRIVALS. From Sy&lt;lnoy, Cootamundra, Tcmora, Barmed mjin, and Wyulon^r, daily, (Sundays excepted) at 5.50 p.m., arrives at A Vest Wyalong at 0,;>0 p.m. Prom Ungario, Condobolin, etc., Tuesdays and Fridays at -1 a.m From JUardden and Forbes, Sundays and Thursday* at &lt;5 p.m. From Yalgogrin, Mondays, "Wednesdays, and Fri days at -1 p.m. From Carotin, on Sundays at &lt;» p.m. From Kildarv, on Wednesday* and Saturdays at 0 p.m.
Hospital Meeting [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 24 November 1900
Hospital Meeting, A meeting of the Hospital Commit tee was held at Hughes's Hotel, Wya long, on Tuesday night. Present, F: W. Clarke (Chair;, Rev. G. W. Batten, J. Walters, J. Campbell, W. T. James, H. Souden, and V. G. Manning. (Sec retary). 1 here were eight applications for the position of Macron. On a vote being taken it was decided to reduce the No. to 2, Miss Yates, of .-Alfred Hospital,; Melbourne, und Miss Ruhe of Mel-, bourne Hospital, It was moved by Mr. Walters, seconded by Rev. G. W. Ratten, that Miss Ruhe be elected. An amendment was moved by Mr. James, seconded by Mr. Campbell, that Miss Yates be elected. The amendment was lest, and Miss Ruhe was declared elected. It was decided to cull tenders for 20 cords firewood. It was also decided to present the present Matron,- Miss Frost, with an illuminated address.
Adelong District. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 24 November 1900
Adelong District. ' From Our Correspondent. Strenuous efforts lire being made by the Adelong pp.op'e to get a deviation of the "proposed Gundagai Railway so that it may pass through their town, but tlie agitation is starting too lute. TI16 Bowler estate near Tuiuut - was submitted in farming lots to auction lust week, ^but not a single bid for any of the portions was given. The Gibraltar mine has hewn reduc ing hands lately, some 50 or 60 being put -off, butitisexpeoted that they will shortly he re-employed. The Challenge mine is practically idle. Tho Kurrajong is erecting machinery. The Jennings dredging and sluicing has closed down, pending re-construction,' arid the Cdedoniau keeps on the even tnnor of its way. It is expected that the surveyor will be at work on the Qundagai aud Tumut ? railway by the end of the month. , Up till last week the harvest pros pects were beginning to look veiy gloomy, but rain falling 011 Saturday, Sunday and Mondaf last brightened tilings up consider...
Electors' Rights. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 24 November 1900
Electors' Rights. Some doubt exists in the minds of many electors as to the ultimate fate of their rights. A few mouths since those were all called in to undergo tlio process of stamping, the principal act providing that this should be done be fore the end of 1900. A number have been returned stamped, hut the others have not since been heard of. It ap pears that in the middle of the stamp ing process the Parliamentary Electoral Law Suspension Aet was passed. This measure suspended the operation of the principal ac*. during 1900, both in regard to stamping rights and to the preparation of new rolls. The 1111 bt imped rights are now to be returned to electors, with a circular explaining the position of affairs. Tlio Govern ment is also promising every day to go on with the Parliimen tary Elections Amendment Bill now before the House. This measure cancels all rights now in existence, whether stamped or un stamped. It also provides for the issue of new rights, though this provision may ...
Mr. Knight's Concert. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 24 November 1900
Mr. Knight's Concert* On Tuesday night, Mr. Frank Knight, a blind, student, gave a con cert'in. fclio Oddfollows' Hull. A num ber of local amateurs rendered valuable assistance. During the evening, Mr. Knight's resume on the education of the blind, tlieir method of distinguish ing colour by touch, the way thoy aro taught music, and other illustrations and features of blind actious, was well given nnd very interesting. Messrs. M. ICearns, A Skater, P. McGuith. J. Kearns, and H. Long contributed some excellent pieces and were well recuived. A violin solo by Mr. Miller was also bountifully playi d. At the conclusion, Mr. Knight thanked the audience for their attendance, nnd also thanked the ladies and gentlemen who had 'so hindly assisted him with the concert.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 24 November 1900
LOOK SHARP! LOOK SHARP! LOOK SHARP OFF Emmett hi ' "WEST WYALOXG W I SUES to inform his numerous Customers that lie has purchased very extensive! for tho 'X.MAS 7'ItADE, and to make room for the Now Goods he has deter • mined to SELL AT CUT PltlCiiS. £25" 'I'ho People may " metaphorically" fix their own prices ! A.E. must again mention that for Tobacco, Pipes, Pocket Knives, Kazora, S&3 Strops, Perfumery and Patent Medicines, HE DEFIES COMPETITION,. BOTH AT PRICE, QUANTITY, AND QUALITY. Anyone wisliing to Book for the 'Xmas Annuals can do so now, and ensure themselves of getting what they want out of— Pea As Annual, Solly Lenses, London j\rews, Graphic, Black and White, Weldon's and Young Ladies' Journal, Shetch, ., and not foryetthiy the 'Town and Country, Sydney Mail, Australasian and Bulletin. All the Colonial productions are splendidly desinged, and should be ordered off A. EMME'l'T—who is tho Agent. Also I COUNTRY CUSTOMERS desiring to procure Papers or Goods by post or...
Sydney Wool Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 24 November 1900
Sydney Wool Sales. On Tuesday the offerings and sales were as follows : The Pastoral Finnnce Association, Limited, submitted a catalogue of 2273 bales, sell ing by auction 1840 bales, privately 289 bales, making altogether 2129 bales. Messrs. ITanison, Jones, and Devlin, Limited, offered 1941 bales, selling at auction 1GG8 bales, privately ex. catalo&lt;jut> 220 bales, uncatalogued 674 bales, altogether 2562 bales, mak ing the aggregate for tlie day 4031 bales. There was a full muster of buyers, representing all p>irties, and a brisk market was ag.>in experienced, the best wools being, as usual, most sought after. Anything above medium quality, shared in the keen demand which ruled, a quotable advance being often obtainable, and whilst no im provement could be noted for inferior and faulty lines, previous rates were well maintained. Competition was strong for scoured wools, which were again in small supply, and sold well at unchanged rates. The best greasy brought u...
Personal and Political [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 24 November 1900
Personal andP.olitical No Ministerial ?.pcch before a country audience is cmipleto without reference to the contngents and the plague. But no Govrnment can live on its past. It is a (overnment with a present that hangs o office. It is quite possible that the present session will run on till 'Xmas Eve. Members want to talk as much as possible to t-her • constituents. They fear a Reidian surprise motion, and an early appeal to the country. There should be md anxiety over the state.of Lord Hopetoun's health. Although His Excellency has a strong head he has a weak constitution. That malady conlractt-.d in India will not lessen under the heavy, distressing heat of a Sydney summer—pliw in auguration festivities and responsi bilities. Mr. Reid must have surprised free traders and amused protectionists by declaring that wines of local produc tion only should have been ordered for the Commonwealth hospitalities. Sir William Lvne ordered imported wines to the tune of XG000. Mr Reid, however, ...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 24 November 1900
Local and General. The local Hospital want tenders for 20 cords of 5ft firewood. There were four funerals in two'days ab Wyalong this week. Wo are sorry to note the deoth of the infant child of Mr. Brighton. The funeral took place on Monday, the Rev. G. W. Ratten conducting the ser vice. Also the child of Mr. Fadzean (of Mnrsden road). Mr. Ratten con ducting the funeral service. There were also two burials in the Presby terian cemetery, Mr. Menington con ducting the service. The first being .a son of Mr. G. Jamieson, of Wyalong, and the otlier that of an old resident named Mi/faegart, aged 84 years, who died in the Hospital on Sunday. De ceased, who was highly respected, lived with a brother on his farm near Mars den. At All Saints' Church, Wyalong, on Sunday, a service was held in memory of the late J. S. Maitland, who held the position of choir master in the church. Suitable hymns were sung by the choir, and a very impressive ser mon was delivered by the Rev. G. W. Ratten, (be tex...
The Revolver Again. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 24 November 1900
The Revolver Again. Afc tho Red torn Police Court on Tuesday, liefore Mr J. Mair, S.M. Arthur Johnson, 23, ironworker, and Charles Whitby, alias Allen M'Lc;in, 21, pi inter, wore charged with break ing and entering the dwelling-house of John Fox, 102£ Wilson-street, Red fern, with intent to commit a felony, on the 12th instant. Constable Archinal stated that about i.15 p.m. on Monday last, while on duty in Abercrombie-street, Redfern, some boys told him something, and pointed out the accu-sed to liim He (witness) then chased the men down Shepherd-stieet and along Lander street, where a civilian named Andrew Penman cought Whitby. The other man, Johnson, covered Penman with a revolver, and appeared to bo trying to shoot him. Witness got his revolver ready, but did not use it, as Johnson did not fire He (Johnson) l.li' ti ran away, when a boy named Rash rushed at him, and the revolver fell from his grasp. The weapon was found to be loaded in six chambers, and three of the catridues app...
THE Wyalong Advocate, SATURDAY, NOV. 24, 1900. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 24 November 1900
THE Wyalong Advocate, SATURDAY, NOV. 24, 1900. Now that the Farmers and Settlers of this district have decided to form a branch of the Farmers' and Settlers' Co-operative Association, a next good move would be the establishment of a Co-operative mill at Wyalong. It ia « wonder there has not been a flour mill established ho re bofore now. The fiftie is just about ripe for the forma tion of Co-operative milling Co. in this-district, and there is no doubt that i£it were only initiated the movement ■would go ahead. From returns to hand, thero is, if anything, more wheat grown within jj.'asy distanco o£ Wya long, to more than keep an ordinary mill inconstant employment. But in the event of there boing a deficiency it could very easily be made up from the neighboring districts. There is no ' doubt but that a mill, and especially a co-operative concern, would secure the trade as far into the west as Lake Oudgellico and Iiillston, as the growers and consumers all along th»t route &l...
Darlington Point. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 24 November 1900
Darlington Point. (By our Correspondent.) Your old cot respondent was glad' to receive copy of Aijvocath, and wishes tliu Proprietor .success in his new ven ture, It will Ijo interesting to get W'yalong news, and your scribe lias reason to believe that " copy " from Central lliverina will not bo uniriter esling to Wyi.long readers. We are now in the midst of the hay-harvest; and the wheat-harvest, sucli as it is, will not bo long delayed. Speaking geneially, the crops are comparative failures. Experienced local farmers-, however, are of opinion that a return of 8 to 10 bushels to the acre will about, strike the average yield. The Octols 'r drought accounts, of coursp, for t. i> meagre result—the very anti climax of our hopes ! The hay crop is abundant and of good quality, and every " Cookie " has his stack or stacks. Clouds of smoke are seen every day upon the horizon, and settlers are in imminent danger from bush fires. Never did the writer see a pasturage so arid and inflammabl...
Bush Sketches. UTILITY [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 24 November 1900
[By Xi. UTILITY " I see you have boen getting into hot watci* about your ring barking sketch. " Utility " lias been going for you " " No I don't think so. I agree with almost everything " Utility " has to say. The only faults I have to find with him are that he hasn't read my Sketch carofally, and ha assum es that there must necessarily be an antagon ism between beauty a id utility. I dis tinctly sail " Let them clear their grass paddocks, (li.it .is necessary," therefore you see I am quite in ngree ineut with Utility concerning his chief contention. With regard to the as sumption that the aesthetic, iu its re stricted sense of giving pleasures, is opposed to the useful, I giant that there is a general idea that this is so, but I by no incuts grant tint the idea is correct. Almost everything that is useful may give pleasurable sensations or at least it need not shock. Take the things I pleaded for in my sketch. &lt;; Oinamcnfril trees here and there." .How useful these would...
Passing Notes. [BY "COOEE."] [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 24 November 1900
Passing Notes. [i!Y '•COOER''] 11 m onis.-Uiiit ib-lisis for some time been the .practice of pilots and marine surveyors-in the port of Sydney to c Jlc-t,- " tips" from ship-owners, and si dieque sent by mistake to the De partuient, instead of to one of the marine- inspector* direct, has at last compelled prohibitive action to be taken ooo One of the recoilin» features of tho tipping system is that which Ins been originally granted as a favor has presently to be conceded as a right. 'This is precisely what happened in the present instance. The inspector wrote to the ship-owners (Uniutniltnij a fee. ooo Unless drastic reform is promptly entered upon, the tipping syste n may spread to other departments of the Public Service. We may see a Sydney policeman refuse .to ni.n or budge when u passer-by Ci'.-lls «' wtopr.tlucf unless liift palm is -first greased- with .sonic suitable^ coin . Also, the policeman standing-.alongsidi; \vh,-u an assault is committed may.; not "see" or " re member...