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[REUTER'S TELEGRAMS.] LONDON, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 1 February 1881
* [(krEra'x ' TELEGRAMS.] T' LONDON, MONDAY. THE greatest alirm--almost: a p'anic-has prevailed in Manchester the last day- or two owing to receipt of inforiition by the police leading t.o the'. belief', thiat an attempt was about' to , have been made by the Fenians `to destroy several prominent public, buildings.; These hlave been. placed under strong "guard of'military and police; but up to the present no violent acts have been committed. ' ' " ' 'Thomas. Carlyle,_ the w'll-kno'wi' author, is 'dangeiouisly ill. Serious fears are enter tained of his recovery. i.The r.bellion of the Boers at the Trans vaal is occupying much attention at Lisbon. Regarding matters that have been brought before the Chambers of Deputies, one mem ber submitted a resolution in favor of imediation with the Portugese Government betweei England and rebels. The debate is proceeding.
MURRUMBURRAH. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 1 February 1881
MUIRRIUMBUR RAH. (1Pronm c Umn respoodecof.) Tfe people of Murrumburrah and surrounding districl; bad plenty of amusement laid outfor them on'AuAiiveiosaiy Day A picuic was ygiden by the supporters of the .i.C. School, at which a great number of children were present; and I must say that they had full and plenty. Various amuse* ments took place during the day, such as' football, racing. &c. - A cricket diat?h took placo between the Murrum. bu;riash and Burrodva Cricket Clubs, which resulted in a victory-for t;he Burrowvaites with'six, wickets to spare.- O'Brien was. top scorer. on the Buirowa side ;(25, not out), ancL J. Richards (20);on the bluirinumburrab side.,_The bowling of M. Conroy for BUrrowa, and RI. J. Robertesfor Murrumburrab, was very destructivi -;?---:.. A concert weas given in the evening at the R.C. School, whidh must. have been a success, as the room was crowded: The singing was very good, and it showed plainly that the young-ladies had taken great pains to ...
BUNGENDORE. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 1 February 1881
BUNGENDORE. (FIrom :our C,'orrespondens.) ON last Wednesday quite' an interesting ceremony took place in the Church of Eng laind,:viz;., the mariiage of Miss Jane McClung (youngest daughter of. our old and. most respected. resident, Mr. McClung, miller of this town), to Mr. Thomas Hyles of Wattle Flat, near Bungendore. The Rev.. Mr. Scott of Queanbeyan officiated, and long before the time 'the iarriage was announced to take place, persons of different .persuasions could be seen ivending their way to the clhurch to witness ,the proceeding, the church being pretty well filled At i.o 'clbck the marriage party entered the churclih, and took theiri respective positions, the bride vwearing: a magnificent steel gray silk dress, white vail, and orange wreath, the bridesmaid, being attired iti a very neat and becoming costume; thh bridegroom looked the perfection of hap piness,'and'at the conclusion a wedding march was brilliantly executed oin the harmonium by Miss E. Haipei a' young lady fr...
To the Editor of the Evening Penny Post. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 1 February 1881
S.T'o the lditor of the Evening Pennly Post. Smi.I sim given.to understand that it' is in con templatiozin by the powers thrit be, that there is to be builtiu connectionwith the Goulburn Hospital a contagious fever ward; which idea if carried out will entail several medical calls on private citizens, with a probable undertaker in attendance. Seeing .that the hospital issituated in about the lowest part of the densest population, it therefore, in my opinion, behoves the citizens of this oity to rise up as one and objecteto the above unsanitary idea. Foremost among objectors should be our city fathers, for in bhem is vested to a certain extent the health of the citizens; and as there is plenty of ground with elevoted position in and around the city, away from any railway disturbing influences, I truset that the citizensawill generally object to a fever ward being built·in 'our midst. CITIZEN,
"A MONTH FOR AN APPLE VALUE NIL." To the Editor of the Evening Penny Post. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 1 February 1881
' A MONTH FOR ABN APPLE VALUE NIL," To the Edilor of the Evening Penny Post. Sicn--A young man named Lenehan was briought before the Courton Friday for stealing fruit firom the orchard of the Deanery, which I suppose is a much greater offence than stealing fruit.from any other place, and was sentenced to gaol for 'one montk ; one of the Solons on the Bench wishing to make it she. Now, there can be no doubt the Ocrimo was a most atrocious one, committed in day liglit, without any attempt at concealment, the man giviog his correct name; and giving as an ex case that as one of the men at the establishment where he worked was allowed to pick up the apples he thought he could. This young fellow is a' Good Templar-very delicate, suffering from heart-dis. ease, with an-unblemished reputation, and was not oven urged to offd?, a defence. 1 wonder if the J.P.'s on'the Benchever touched the fruit in other - people's firdens wven they were youngsters.; This case requires some explanation when w...
THE NOMINATION OF ALDERMEN FOR THE GOULBURN MUNICIPALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 3 February 1881
THE NOMINATION OF ALDERMEN FOR THE GOULBURN MUNICIPALITY. THE nomination of candidates to serve as aldermen for the centre, north, and south wards of the city took place at noon on Tues day last at the Council Chambers, which was filled with ratepayers, about 120 of which were present, amongst whom were most of the aldermen and a large number of the leading citizens. The meeting was most en thusiastic throughout, and the greatest good humour prevailed. At I2 o'clock the Mayor, as retaruing-offi cer, opened the proceedings by stating that the hour had arrived that was appointed for nominating candidates for the office of alder men. He had received several nominations, and as each of the candidates would doubtless have something to say, he begged the meeting to give a fair and impartial hearing to all. (HIear,,hear.) He would now read over the nomination-papers as he had received them. The first was for the centre ward; the gen tlemen nominated were Mr. George Mc Con nell and Mr. W. M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 3 February 1881
Waco d, / . GOAD GENERAL ERVAI'T. Ms. H LDORF, Sloane-str t. " SJ SEMAID. ply to s. WIN S YER, Clifford-str t. / . ,V, ,ted. ST ROUGHLY COMPETENT FI MING AN. Apply, HENRY PAYT . Wai ted, LE, TER, and RANDY BOT ?ES Spu ased in quantits not less th 6 doz, del? ?t the Factory. JAME FAN, Clifford.street, Goulburn. W~anited, ` GENERAL SERVANT; middle-oa d re ferred. Apply, J. BYRNE, Con ner, Auburn-street, Goulburn. Wa". ted, AT Gillespie's Boot Factory, SIX/or -- B O Y S • . / CHARLES GILLESPI , Goulburn. SWanted, EIGBT OR NINE SMART BOYS pp n. ' tices, at Wood & Co's Boot Fac 'y ?.ply WOOD & CO'S., Auburn-street. TTAGE TO LET T E T NM OR E, opposite onfoy's. A ±en? 3. " . . _,_,.. TO LMYR T, COTTA s of 4 Rooms Wayo.stre?' near the --J Gaol. P. G.MYERS AND CO. TO LET, A VILLA RESIDENCE-6 Rooms, V rdah, Sand Garden; splendid situation. Also, FOUR-ROOMED HOUSE, tw yinutes from: Railway Station. Apply to D. J. Mc LEOD, Moutagne-street. TO LET, / A SIX.ROOM COTTAGE, detached...
TREVELYAN! CHAPTER XXV, [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 3 February 1881
TREVELYAN! CHAPTER XXV, The discovery of the continued existence of Geoffrey Trevelyan, almost paralyzed Lord Adlowe. He beheld all his hopes crumbling in the dust. His schemes in regard to. the Lady Beatrice Hampton were now all futile. His expectations of succession to the Trevel yan estates had been rudely dashed to the ground. He realized, with an awful bitterness, what he was-poor, and in debt, his poverty made conspicuous by the mockery of a barren title. A weaker villain- would have despaired at this discovery, but Lord Adlowe was stung to a sullen and desperate fury. ' Love, fortune-all--swept from me at one blow !' he muttered, as he.strode to and fro in his own room, his valet having departed to the servants hall. 'My hopes 6f a-bliril liant marriage dashed ! The prize I have schemed and waited for all my life, swept from my hands ! Oh, a million curses don Beatrice Hampton and Geoffrey Trevelyan ! he hissed through his clenched teeth, and he shook his hand fiercely, "I co...
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 3 February 1881
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3. Before the Police Magistrate. A very old man named George Bowman, nearly blind, having surrendered himself to the police for protection, was sent to gaol for seven days, pending an application for his admission to the Benevolent Asylum. Annie Richards, for committing an offence against decency in Belmore-square, was sent to gaol for seven days with hard labour. The offence was proved by Constable Wheally, although the prisoner denied it. The press of Sydney gives a most fovorable notice of the new edition- of Dr. Mueller's Select extra Tropical plants, eligible for ip dustrial culture and naturalisation.
QUEANBEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 3 February 1881
QUEANBEYAN. (From a Corresponlent. ). THE weather is still very warm and unplea sant : we had a little rain on Thursday night, but only enough to lay the dust. A few days' rain is badly wanted; stock about the town are in very poor condition. 'Thursday last settled the election for this district. Mr. Thomas Rutledge, of Molonglo, was placed at the head of the poll by a ma jority of 84 votes; Hodgkinson next. Mr. John Gale, who only polled 87, has to forfeit his £40?; but had he been able to get about, and his supporters (oi promised supporters) acted as they ought to have done, he would most likely have been second, if not first, on the list. Harvesting is over in this district, and threshing is now in full swing. The returns are very good-in most cases the yield being from 15 to 20 bushels to the acre. On Monday night last some gentlemen gave- a panoralnic entertaininent -in the Public School, but it was very poorly at tended. The posts for the streets are now ready on the ground, ...
GOULBURN ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 3 February 1881
GOULBURN ITEMS, AVE again remind our readers that Crown Land sales will be held in Goulburn on.the 16th and 31st inst. A confirmation of a parish road appears in the Gazette :-Deviation in the road from Canberra towards Urayarra, within E. J. Davis' (now E. K. Crace's) 320 acres C.P.'. No. I, parish of Weetangera, county of, Murray, in lieu of part of road previously confirmed. in .Government Gazette of. 3rd May, 1879, folio zi81. Tenders are called in the Government Gazette for a supply of provisions for the temporary hdspital for the insane at Coomna;' and also for the supply of rations for the gaol at Goulburn, and for forage . at . Goulburn, Collector, Tarrago, M1arulan, Bungonia, Binda, Gunning, Yass, Tuena, Taralga,. Young, Crookwell, Braidwood, Cooma, Mic alago, Queanbey.an, Bungendore, Gundai6o, Wheeo, Araluen, and Major's Creek.... Several complaints have been made to us of late respecting a drain that runs from the gaol by means of pipes, and crosses Sloane street to the r...
ODDS AND ENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 3 February 1881
ODDS AND ENDS. ACCoRDING to a telegram from Temora, on M?bnday last, we learn that Nugent and Adams have resumed work after the holidays and obtained 125 oz. There has been a small rush to a lead parallel with the Maniac lead. The sinking is about 66 feet. Some Ballarat-.. and. Sandhurst capitalists are pur chasing largely in the reef. Every available space near..Btirke's rich claim is being pegged out, and there is quite an excitement in the Upper Town. The abandoned claim near the Squatter's Tank was taken up this morn ing, and the lparty, in a few feet driving, ob .tained a 3-dwt. prospect. Several Sandhurst speculators have-arrived. At about haif-past one o'clock on Wednes day iiiorniimg a fire broke out in the kitclien of Ro\vwley's Empire Hotel Young. The premises were entirely of wood, and the fire spread very quickly, giving only an oppor tunity of saving a few articles of. furniture. before the entire hotel, stables, and Cobb and Co.'s coach shed were in flames. Two or thre...
Yass Plains Races. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 3 February 1881
Yass Plains Races, THE following horses have been nominated for the Yass races, being the largest number ever nominated at Yass :-Town' Plate : Hubert, The Peer, Musjid,. Robin, The Knave, Tattoo, Allurement, The Baron, Childers, Taurus, Kelso, Deserter, The. Raven, Arbitrator, Leonora, Kembla, Maca roni, Heirloom, Woodbide, Aria' (late Dart), and Rainbow. Yass . Plains Handicap : Hubert, Musjid, Robin, Bachelor, 'Tattoo, Allurement, Taurus,, Rainbow, Deserter, Blackwood, Arbitrator, Leonora, Kembla, Macaroni, Strathmore, Trump, Raven, The Knave, and Childers. The above list of horses was read out at 'the club room last night, when great satisfaction was expressed at the result. A first-class handicapper has been appointed. A lazy boy was complaining that his bed was too short, when his father sternly replied '!that is because you are always too long in it', sir."
[REUTER'S TELEGRAMS.] LONDON, FEBRUARY 2. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 3 February 1881
" IREUTR' S TELOEGRABS.] LONDON, FEBRUARY 2. In the House of Commons the debate on the' Irish.Co6ercion Bill is proceeding without cessation, and the government are determined not to rise till the bill has passed, .The :Home Rulers persist in obstruction by motions for adjournment, which are in variably negatived. The proceedings have been marked by several scandalous scenes the members being repeatedly called to order by the Speaker, who warned the Irish mem bers that their conduct was verging upon the wilful obstruction of the business of the House. John Bright strongly protested against the conduct of the Home Rulers, as being grossly insulting to the House; he also hinted that the Government would shortly bring forwiard a remedy for the present state of.affairs. . The total strength of the force en route for Natal amounts to 4500 men.
BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 3 February 1881
B1REVITIES. SIR HENRY PARKES is ill. An hotel known as the Empire at Young was destroyed by fire on Wednesday morning last. The. Protos steamer has again been chartered for two more voyages with-frozen meat. On Monday last a four-ounce nugget, reckoned to be about 3 oz. of gold net, was found in the sluice at Mongarlowe River, near Eizenstadter's Homeward Bound reef, in the Braidwood district The returns of the Sydney Hospital for last week gives a total of r88 patients remain. ing in the institution. Mr. Garrett has given notice thuat he will, on Tuesday, move for leave to bring in a bill to amend and consolidate the l'aws relating to newspapers and other periadical public ations. A' building similar to that lately opened at Jutinee for refreshmerit is to be erected at the Yass station. This will be a boon'indeed for the travelling public. The clock at the Goulburn police court "stopped short," not to go again till wound-up at twenty minutes to eleven yesterday morn ing. Two small ...
Telegraphic Intelligence. SYDNEY, THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 3 February 1881
Telegraphic Intelligence. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.] SYDNEY, THURSDAY. MR. V. W. Stephen, late under-secretary for lands has been presented with a handsome gold watch and chain by the officers of that department. Operations in connection with the floating of the steamer Collaroy are discontinued. In consequence of the falling of the spring tides nothing niore can be done for another fortnight. Several leaks were discovered yesterday. SAt Mort and Co.'s wool sales yesterday there was brisk competition for good fleece and fairly conditioned greasy parcels, but faulty lots were weaker. Fleece brought i8d; greasy 6yd. to so3/,d; medium scoured I312d.:
CABLE MESSAGES. LONDON, Jan. 31. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 3 February 1881
CABLE MESSAGES. (From Sydney Daily Papers.) LONDON, Jan. 3I. IN theHouse of Commons this evening the Right Hon. H. C. E. Childers, Secretary of State for War, in reply to a question as to when military reinforcements were expected to arrive on the scene of hostilities at South Africa, said that there was every reason to hope that the troops sent from England and India would arrive at Port Durban, Natal, on the 18th February. He further stated that the Boers, in the late engagement, had not been guilty of any outrages; and that they would be treated by the British Commanders with all such respect' as was in accordance with the recognised rule of civil warfare. In the House of Commons-to-day, a ques tion. was put to the Undei-Secretary for Foreign Affairs, as to tlie present phase of the Turco-Greek difficulty, and the. steps taken by the Powers for terminating the same. In reply,"Sir Charles Dilke stated that the proposed Conference would not take place; there was, therefore,-no long...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 3 February 1881
THE season is close at hand when the various agricultural districts of the colony, either by combination or separately, will hold their Autumn Exhibition of productions from the Farm, the Garden, and in some instances the Station; and to render the same of interest, there are generally miscellaneous sections in which prizes are offered for various exhibits outside the ordinary productions of the farm and garden. These are doubtless created in order to show the public that their handiwork is appreciated; and it sometimes happens that the centre of attraction is in these sec tions, which causes the public -to go away satisfied. But the question to consider first is-Do these Agricultural Shows really an swer the purpose for which they are held? If they do, then we say they cannot be held too often; but it very often happeins that from some cause or other there is great dis satisfaction expressed at the manner in which awards are made, caused chiefly on account of the unsuccessful compe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 3 February 1881
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GOULBURN POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 3 February 1881
GOULBURN POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2. BEFORE the Police-Magistrate and Mr. Voss. Charles Smith, an old man, gave himself up for protection. He appeared very infirm; he had come from Adelong. The Bench asked him why he had not ap. plied to the Bench at Yass. He said he had done so. Ordered to be sent to gaol for seven days iu order that an application might be made for his admission to the Benevolent Asylum. MichaelBradley was charged with vagrancy. Senior-constable Wheally deposed to ar resting the prisoner last night, who was at the time helplessly drunk; he had no fixed place of residence, was an idle character, and he was a reputed thief; he has been brought up for drunkenness several- times. In answer to prisoner the witness stated that people that he had been working for had complained to him about his drunkenness and dishonesty. Senior-sergeant Fenton corroborated the evidence. Convicted of being an idle and disorderly character, and ordered to be sent to gaol for one ...