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Juvenile Temperance Society. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 30 October 1903
^ juvenile 'Temperance Society • Tiie final concert of tlie abov • Society was huld in th« School of Arts on Monday uight' Mr. F Beard. (preside)ifc)-occupyiiig the chair. ' Pro ceediug-S.commonci'-d with the singing of the- hymw '" " Onward Christian Soldiers." ^Mv^Beard then Expressed his pleasure a t seeing such' h, large ut cten am'c and regretted his departure from Crookwell. A splendid pro gramme ofsongs and reoitutious was then gone, thr jugli and ■ wcre-greatly appreciated, judging by the frequent applnuse. . At the conclusion of the c ntertaioment Mr. S. Huttm, hoa. secretary, delive-ed a: very eulogistic speech, and oxprossed regret at Mr. &lt;&lt;Beurd'H departure from ,Crookwell. He paid a High tribute to tho many Stirling qualities-* possessed by that gentiemau,and wished Mr.; and Mrs. Beard every success -in their - new ^sphere, and regretted the- society: had to disband.' ? On behalf of tho society he then presented-Mr. Beard, with a phonograph." Mnste...
Methodist District Synod [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 30 October 1903
Methodist District Syuod, The annual district synod began it« Sessions in« the.sehool hallj .Goldstnith Htreefc, on Tuesday at 10 a.m. The opening session was ministerial,: and composed of the brethren, ReVa.~ Mr Heaveley (chairman), W. Weston, F. •C. Boyer, Wm. Stewart, A. Cooper, A. J. Harding, and Jos. Walker. ; Under reconimouclatious to-.statioa ing committee it was stated that Iiev. A.. Cooper and J. Walker had com pleted three years in their respective circuit, and -were due for fresh ap pointments at the^ ensuing conference ; • that Rev J-. Walker Lad. been invited to remain a lourth. year. at Crbokwoll.> ~ The financiiarsession'commenced in the Lecture Hall at 10 o'clock on Wednesday morning. The lay repre sentatives./ "fibm Crookwell were Messrs. S. Grimson-.ana A. Nixon. >. New erectious werd reported iu the following circuits: — Crookwell, wooden church at Jerrara, cost £120, no debt; Young, a weatherboard ehuicli, cost £57, dcbt-£'22. . Improve-, inen'ta ha^o bson...
NORTH WHEEO NEWS. (From our Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 30 October 1903
NORTH WHEEO NEWS... (From. onr^Oorrespondent.)' A"; fare well? dance was tendered'to Mi-. Adanv Gordon Singer, Narrawa; on Friday nig,ht"las.t, prior to his de-" pnrturo for fiungendore, whore lie' is removing;. in a:fo>v weeks. About tweuty couples availed themselves of the opportunity of trippiug the. lighfc fantastio. Messrs. (J. Tn]]y and. Jas. Singer, acted, as M.O s. . The —music. was-supplicd by Messrs J. "YV. Glennnn, 'O'Brien, 'Singer, and M'Oormack (violins); E J.:Honnslow, aud 'Misses. Onllen' and .'Yates; (piano). Several songs were rendered.during the night, and- dapcing was kept upv Tin til . morn- ' iirg,;"vheti all wended their way hoaie-: ward highly; pleased^wit-h the -night'B .enjoy went.- - . Cricket.—Kia! la ^cricketers jour neyed to Wheeo on Saturday last to try conclusions with tho local, team. •A start was made about 11 o'clock^ W heo.o .taking' the" wickets.1 hey/had. lost six wickets for abonit -. 1.60: runs when heavy rain aet in and the garoei .li-lcte...
Peculiar Death. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 30 October 1903
Peculiar -Death. A most peculiar , -death occurred recently at Creston, Iowa (U.. 8.^ A.): The seven year old daughter of John Ponte, a Bur lington conductor, wa's taken ill with what physicians pro nounce dysentery, in spite of their best efforts the- little one grew worse, until her death.: An autopsy revealed the fact that- the child'had swallowed peas: whole; that they had sprouted, an&vwere growing in the stomach. ' The case' is said to be one of the most peculiar on record.—Taking line, frofn :this=\ disastrous ^ development, which, l?y the wa|y, happened in America, it would be wise for people to . discontinue .the swallowing of cherry, orange, passion: fruit; and miscellaneous seeds. The' growth -of a pas sion-vine within , one's interior regions would prove most un-' comfortable,: apart 'altogether from fchemenate to health . and existence.
HOMEBUSH FAT STOCK SALES (FROM OUR REPRESENTATIVE.) HOMEBUSH, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 30 October 1903
HOMEBIJSH FAT- STOCK. SALES (From our Representative.) Homehush, Monday; ■ Sheep.—'1 lieve v/yvas only light supply of tiheep aud^firobi^ forward at to-day's sales, barely eqjual to require ments. About 7001) sheep and ;?mbs were penned, nud those comprised two-thirds-,woolly and one-tliird shorn. There ..was-: a. brisk competition, and the market improved on ,:-last .Thurs day's rates, the rise: being more pro nounced on the wholly than oil shorn. Shorn sheep -sold ^very : well. -/.Best, crossbred wethers made to .22s, good 19s to 20s, medium from-;18s, cross bred ewes (only odd ones forward), best merino wethers from 19s,. extra to 22s !)d, good . 18s to '19sj . medium from 17s, best merino ewes fiom 16f>, extra lo 18s 6d, good from 15s, others lower. Shorn : Best crossbred wethers to 18s 3d, extra'to'19s 6d, good from 16s, medium 15s, crossbred ewes 14s -ItTd, merino wethers to '18s 3d, good 15s to 16s, medium? from 14s, merino ewes to 14h'9d, good 13s. 'Lambs. — The supply wa...
COULBURN PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 30 October 1903
eOULBUKN PRICES CURRENT: . YVhcnt,'5s,per bushel Floxxr, ,£12 5s toJ312 15a - ; Bran, OJcVto lOd bushel ' ; ■■■■.■»• , Maize,.3/G bushel ■■■Barley (for footling purposes), 3/0 to 4/ Outs--feed 2/9 to 3/,-seed 3/»to 3/0 Hay, to £» 5a ton Straw, .£3 to J2310i ton * '.Chaff, £i to'£i oj ton (inclusive of bags) Onionsi Cs per cwt. Butter—factory 9 Jd, dairy 7d Lard, 8d to 9d lb • Eggs, 8d dozen • Potatoes, £3 103 to £Viton; Brownells (seed)■£!• 10s Cattle—Bullocks 5s to iSlSJlos; cows. ;.£3'5s- to -J59, heilers JB3 ito-.£4 10b; springers -.£5 10s to JE8, steers £3 10s to £i> ■ ■ - Sheep—Wothers 15s to 20s; oweB -l-7/(i to 25s Pigs—rFat to £3 ; porters 30s-.to 49s; " stores 15s-to: 25a.; slip9-12s to 15s ; sucliers 9i'to ITsMSd Beef (retail). 4jd to fld lb Mutton ,, 3id to 5d. Hides, 3 jd to 4d per lb . . ; -Tallow, ,£18 to .£22 per ton -Wattle bark, to £i, hickory to 30s ton Poultry—Fowls 3s to (is ,pair turkeys— « gobblers 8a to lfia, hens'6/G'to-Os"; ducks 2/6-to 5/4:j geese, 5s to...
The Far East. LONDON, Oct, 26. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 30 October 1903
The Fur East. London, Oct, 26. . The "iMovoe Krai'' (Port .^Li'thur) referring to fclie de i mancls of Japan- ip Korea and i-Manchuria, states tllat Rjupsia is able,to fight,• Japan with almost, a certainty of -success, afe-tlie same time conducting a vigorous campaign ' against. India, while Germany and Austria protect Russian - in terests iri .TJurope. It is be jlieved' in St. Petersburg that Admiral Alexeieff, the "Viceroy of the Far' East3> who.- will .shortly visit the- Efhpire's" capi tal favours war, while the Cr/ar andiOq^ni; Lamsdorfl:, the Min ister for Poreign Affairs,' pre fers the making of qimicable arrangements so as not to pre justice Russian^ expansion. ■ Veteran Ministers of Japan jhave conferred at Tokio and have discussed the proposal of the Marquis ~Ito that Japan should not insist on the evacu ation of Manchuria by Russia if the latter respects- the integ rity of China and Korea. It • is understood that the confer ence resolved to insist on Rus sia fulfillin...
Fun & Fancy [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 30 October 1903
Funcfc iPttnoy . . tDo yon bolieve:jn horiditary ?' : ':Oertainly; ^know - a- barber who has three little! shavers.' . : • "■***. ' In the eon figurations•• on your palm, lady,: A can. trace your" future husbaud.' -o , ~ ' Dear mo ! -4;Pei!liaps . you can alfo trace my _ptesenl one for I.cau't.' VV Mrs. Clifton.-Yes,;- shs.^was ftfrious about the, way .in* which that pnper reported her .marriago. . Miss Avondale: Did it allude to her age ? i v Mrs. Clifton : Indirectly., It stated, that' Miss Oldo and Mr. Yule were married, the latter.being a well-known . colIectoPfof antiques;' ■ ' ■ ■■■:■ ■ Church : -What is the stuff that j heroes are made of ? ' Gotham: "Well, if we can believe the advertisements, it is some of those new breakfast foods. .»#* He:: .No ; she-is too flighty. I told her I went to^a phrenologist--fl.ud had my head examined, mid she said there was nothing in' it.- . She : .Did she mean there was, no-; thing in phrenology P . ■ He,: She said I could'draw my own conclu...
COMMERCIAL. CROOKWELL PRICES CURRENT. (That is between the producer and first purchaser.) [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 30 October 1903
COMMERCIAL. i CROOKW.ELL PRICES CURRENT. (Thai is between 'tlte producer - and firsU .pnrchaser-J "Wheat, 4/G .per bushel Oats, 2s 9d-to 3s ' bushel Maize, 4s to 4s 3d bushel. ' : Flour, X12 5s to J612.'15/ton . ■ lirau, .10d to Is: per bushel To'lurd, la to 1b &1 per bushel Oil Cftko, 8s per owt • • . Chaff (oaten) .£2 10s to*£3-.per ton .. . -Potatoes—prpwnell .jeed, ji.l por ton ; , Circuhir Heads (eating) tqjE3 Onions, 4s to 4 s (id per cwt. Eggs, 8d pe* dozen y • ■ v Butter"(factory;, 8dy dairy.7d. Bacon, 8d ; hams, 9d5 Beeswax, 1/lb ■ - : ■ Horsehair, lOd to Is 2d lb Lard, 8d lb ^ SJieepskins, 5d to Gd.lb ' Hides,- 3d lb Poultry—Fowls, 3/ to 3/Ci'pair ducks, .31 to 3/3 pair ; geese, 0/- tp 6/ j Turkeys—hens, 5s to 7s, gobblers 8s to l!)s pair
Terrific Storms At Charters Towers. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 30 October 1903
Terrific- Storms At Charters : 'Towers' Brisbane, Monday.—News from Char ters Towers states an unprecedented hailstorm, causing' damage tu the amount .of #10,000, occured fliis aftetuoon. 'Hail without any rainfalj: filled all the nutters in:the roof, and then 230-points of rain fell: in half an' lipur. The water blocked by the hail in the gutters overflowed on the ceil ings and flooded the houses. ;£faarl'y every business-house sufferdd; ; I)rap ere were rheavy losers,? also ' stn tioners 'a^id grocers.- the . wind was not severe,iliNit it wrecked St. GoorgeV Anglicau Church. The din din,of the hailstorm and rain was iorriflio. - All luavos'weie cut oft' trees and vii|e, and there was greaf destruction among the poultry. ; Tho temperatnre fell from 87 dejj.to 40,vleg/ invhalf an-, hour. ■ Big heaps of hail ar&lt;J still lying ori^tho -juofs and in tl\e streets; No accidents are reported, but man «* Korses r Ijol ted,
Reforms in Macedonia. LONDON, Oct. 26. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 30 October 1903
Reforms 111 Macedonia. London, Oct. 26. The Joint "Note • of Austria and Russia to the Sublime Porte demands that civilian# shall supervise the reforms in Macedonia. Mixed commissions of Mos lems and . Christians in equal numbers are to be appointed to investigate political; and other crimes arising out of the dis turbances. • The Subline Porte - - is-1 o allot money to repatriate and resettle^ Christian refugees and rebuild their homes, churches, and schools. '. The*1 excesses and- atrocities ware the work of Bashi bazouks and Ilavehs -and the latter must be disbanded;' The - formation' of Bashf bazouksrnust be- uncondition aUy.prevented.. 1 - The note'is considered to be a moral triumph for the Marquis of Lansdowne, British Minister-- for Foreign' 'Affairs;
Bound to Feel It. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 30 October 1903
Bousd -to Feel It A-. populfir , preacher, tells . a . good story of a youug.,^ clergyman who launched out on a strong, temperance isenppn.-; W'he» hp»hnd;»- finished . a deacon said to him r ' /1 am afraid you lisvemido a mis take. - Mr. ■ Jones, who pays the highest pew rent, who practicaly sup ports the Sunday-school, and who is ever ready with a contribution when asked,-is a brewer - and wine and apiiitj-mwihaut. Haus liound to bti' angry.1 . ' I am Borry,' said the minister. 'I will, go and explain it to Mr Jones, remove'any unfavourable: im press ion, and tell him I did not mean him.' " o Accordingly he waited on Mij^Tones, who, in addition to> the profession of distilling, also ctfrrred on a good many other branches of trade, and indulged in a good many amusements of. vari ous kinds. • 1 ■ ' *: The pastor expressed his deep re gret to Mr. Jones for anything, ho might, havo said*-. in. the sermon to-: hurt his . feelings; » He *■ 'was ex-* tremly sorry indeed ; he-did not m...
WHERE VOTES ARE FEW. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 30 October 1903
WHERE VOTKS'AKE; FEW.' Ic has .been decided thiit'iit.polling booths where only a few votes are. re Corded tlie ballot boxes will not be opened, but will be forwarded to* the 'central places; Such a step is deemed negepsary to preyent the possible vio-: lition of secrecy of the,ballot.; 4 When only a few votes are recorded it might uot bfTdiffionJt to discover . the, direc tion in,,whiph'ppople;-hfvve cast' their support-.
A Salutary Lesson. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 30 October 1903
A Salutary lesson* • ' Now,,remember your' salutes,' said; ithe coi'porah'when posting the Irish recruit on sentry. "If you •• see a lien tenant—he wears one star on his. shoulder—slope arms/; ifi a captain—. two stars—slope arms. If yon see a ijaajor—a icrown-—present nt-ms; if: tbo colonel—stars and crowns—present and turii out the guard.' tat pondered his orders carefully, but presently he .was awakened, frt/m his reverie by tbe. approach of a ge&f eralj • ^ Tlie worthy "J son of Mars surveyed ■ the cross-swoi'dH ou .the galldht officer's^Bhouldors, and us he .was uot' included in the .corporal's .category,' simply nodded cheerfully/ ' Wellj my 'tnauj' ^aauJ /tlie genial'' general;' and who are you 'Supposed to be?' s K. • - .. .'I'm ;snpposed to be a bil of a sentrVrrshid-Patrick. '1 And who are you ?' . \ 1 ' | '(v , *' Oli,-I'm supposed to bo a bit of a general,' said the latter. &lt; ■'•v-VA ginerali is it P' cricd tho startled? Pat. '-Theri.yo'll want. Bometh...
Somaliland. LONDON, Oct. 26. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 30 October 1903
' SUMiuttilaBd.'' ' Loxdon, Oct. 26. i;Ths "Italian-; cruiser Lombardia at i temted-to land a force at Illig, on the i coast of 'Somaliland, some distance north-east of Obbia. Followers of the Mullar Abdullar gathered in qreat numbers, and firiug. volloys on the Italian boats preveuted a landing. The-cruiser shelled the enemy. 'Italian newspapers hope thac Italy is not taking the place of '.Great Britain': in the v struggle , with the Mullars follower,8
Stabbing Case At Camperdown. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 30 October 1903
Stabbing Case At Campcrdown. ^Shortly" after- 11 : oclock 011 Monday i night, whilst Mr. Davie,, a clionnst, was standing; outside hia shop in George-street Campordofc-tf/'a"" mSn came up and asked him' for |a smoke. Mr. Davis - replied ,'that > he did not smoke whereiipon, it is stated, the miVYi drew a. knife from liis pocket -and made a -lunge-- at- Mr. Davis. The blade struck his watch in his waistcoat pocket, and glancing off, entered his body, : Several . persons came to his [•assistancb and ho was carried into the i room of a doctor, wbeie his injury .re ceived attention. The affair was re ported to the police; and t-hortly,after? I wards ^Senior-constable"-: Trinder, : of tlic Leichhardt Police Sratioti prreBted i a man on- /suspicion.... He,-, however, liasr not*>been identified. The man: who committed i the deed is ' believed to:be identical\with ;a^uian who was an inmate for somfc'titiJS'of : a lunatic asylum.