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CABLE MESSAGES. LONDON, Feb. 2. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 5 February 1881
CABLE MESSAGES. (From Sydney Daily Papers.) LONDON, Feb. 2. THE House of Commons has sat continu ously throughout the past 40 hours, the Irish members persisting in obstructing the pro gress of the first ireading of the Coercion Bill introduced by Mr. Foster, Secretary for Ireland. At io o'clock this morning the Speaker in terposed, and authoritatively put an end to the debate. At this a great tumultuous scene ensued, the Irish members loudly and vehemently protesting against the interposition of the Chair. Ultimately, finding that they were overruled, and that the speaker was supported from all parts of the House, they quitted the chamber in a body. The Coercion Bill was then immediately read a first time and the House adjourned. Having succeededjin securing the first read ing of the Coercion Bill, the Government are now determined to proceed with the second reading, and the House have been summoned to meet again at noon to-day for that purpose.
PARLIAMENTARY. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 5 February 1881
PAR LIAM EN TAR Y. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2. IN the Legislative Council, Sir John Robertson moved--" That so much of the standing orders be suspended as would preclude the passing of the Con solidated Revenue Fund Bill through all its remaining stages during the present sitting of the Council. The motion was agreed to without division. Sir John Robertson moved-" That the bill be now read a second time." After some remarks the motion was agreed to. - The bill was then read the second time, and subsequently passed through committee without amendment, and it was ordered that it be returned to the Legislative Assembly. Mr. Ogilvie took the oath usual at the commencement of a session of Parliament. The House adjourned.
NOTES ON MANY THINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 5 February 1881
NOTES ON MANY THINGS, BY CosaIo. THE oracle has spoken. The travelled man has opened his mouth and deluged the editor of the Penny Post and Cosmo with a flood of bitter, blighting, withering oratory-or rather he tried to. He can't surmount the idea of being criticized, and, amongst other things, wants to know why I don't come forward and give my name. Evidently he imagines that because he has been to the East Indies he knows how to conduct a paper; and one of his ideas is that no journal should persume to criticize the actions of Edward Ball Esq., Mayor of Goulburn. Well, you, Mr. Editor, very kindly enlightenecd his comprehension as to what the duties of the Press are, and if he learnt it not in his travels he ought to know it now; and to further instruct him perhaps a word or two from me will be accep table. The duties of an anonymous writer, Mr. Mayor, then are-To strictly preserve his anonymity, to watch over public interests, and criticize the actions of public men and bodies, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 5 February 1881
SYDNEY CUP, APRIL 20TH, 1881. No.1 CONFERENCE--500 S ribers at One Soy. IE . DISTRIB I First Horse ............ ..... ........ 250 Second Horse ................... ..... 100 Third Horse ..................... ........ 50 Other Starters (divided) .. ........... 50 Non.Starters (divided)... .............. 50 INTENDING SUBSCRIBERS are requested to forward their applications for Shares as early As possible, in order to allow the DRAWING for HORSES to be carried out if possible by the e1st of April. Country applications by letter must be accom. panied by stamped envelope bearing sender's ad. dress, also where cheques are sent exchange must be added. HENRY PAYTEN, Royal Hotel. Goulburn. VACANCIES F OR BOARDERS. Also a SU TE OOMS TO 'LET, with Board an R ce and Attendance. Particulars can be ad on lication to MRS. JONES, Auburn.st cet, oppo ite the Post.Office. Select Board a Re dence OR GENTLEMEN on MODERATE TERMS. Apply to Mas. PAIN, Auburn-street. Public Notice. ALL BRANCHES OF THE LATE ...
SMALL DEBTS COURT, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 5 February 1881
SMALL DEBTS COURT, Tuesday. BEFORE the Police Magistrate, and Messrs. Wright, Byrne, and Cartwright. J. Young v. T. Green.-Plaintiff claimed 9s., balance of account rendered. The bench gave a verdict for plaintiff, with costs. J. Kealman v. P. C. Palmer.-Plaintiff claimed £5 for a coffin supplied to defen dant's servant, and for which defendant ac knowledged his responsibility. There was no appearance of defendant, against whom a verdict was given with 6s. 6d. costs. Same v. James O'Neill.-Plaintiff claimed £I 17s. 8d. for forage supplied to defendant's son. Verdict for defendant.
QUEANBEYAN. (Abridged from the Age.) [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 5 February 1881
SQUEANBEYAN. (Abridged from the Age.) THE annual' meeting of the Hospital took place on Monday last, at which the following report and balance-sheet were read : "To the Subscribers of the Queanbeyan Dis trict Hospital.-Report for 188o. "In presenting the 28th annual report of the Hospital the committee congratulate the subscribers on the continued usefulness of the institution. "As will be seen by the medical report 17 patients- were treated during the year, all of whom were cured or materially benefitted, except two who died. "Your committee after grave deliberation have come to the conclusion that the adoption of the tendering system for the supply of hos pital requisites would be beneficial, and there fore recomrmend that it be tried during the ensuing twelve months. "'Mrs. M. A. Barnett and Miss Barnett, matron and assistant matron, respectively, re signed their appointments on the 4th of August last, and after anxious consideration it was resolved to supply the vacancies by pla...
Goulburn Prices Current. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 5 February 1881
Goulburn Prices Current. Flour, fine, 1l. 10s. per ton; Seconds, £10 10s. Wheat, 3e 9d per bushel Bread, 3d. to 31d. per 2.1b. loaf. Oats, 2s. Od. to 2s. 2d. per bushel. A Maize, 2s. Gd. to 2e Gd per bushel . Barley, 2s. 6d. to 2s 8d per bushel , Hlay, £2 10s to £3 per ton ' Straw, 30s. per ton Potatoes, new, £3 to £3 s, per ton Bacon, 4d. per lb. Haens, Gd. per lb. Butter, fresh, to 10d. to is. per lb. ; salt, Gd. Lard, 3d. per lb. Eggs, 10d. to Is. per dozen Cheese, 4d. per lb. Bran, is. to Is. Id. per bushel Pollard, is. per bushel Onions, 5s. per cwt. Fat Wlethers, prime 5s. to 6s. 9d. Store WVethers, 5s. Store Ewes, 4s. 9d to 5s. 3d. Store Gattle, 22s. 6d. to 30s. PAgs, 3d. to 31d. per lb. Beef (retail), 2.d. to 3d. per lb. Mutton (retail), 21d. to 3d. per lb. lHides, Gs. Gd. to 10s. Gd. each Sheepskins, 4d. to 5.1d. per lb: Tallow, 18s. to 20s. per cwt. WVattle Bark, £2 o10s. to £2 17s, Gd. per ton Poultry-Fowls, 2s. 3d. to 3s. per pair; turkeys, 10s. Gd. to 20s. per pair; duc...
QUEANBEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 8 February 1881
QUEANBEYAN. (4bridged4 foa? th Ae,) Wa have seen a private letter from Mr. J. H. Heaton, to a gentleman in town, which giyve a very difterent version of the late alleged attempt at bribery which has been so much the subject of discussion. Mr. Heaton's ver sion, which when suficiently verified, will be published in vindication of his own reputation. Mr. Hyles of Bungendorelost six one-pound notes from his pocket in the streets of Quean. beyan a few days ago, The Happy Home Lodge of Oddfellows have announced the celebration of their 24th anniversary, on the ist proximo, with becon; ing honours. The glass plate of the letter receiver, East Queanbeyan, has been wilfully broken. Pos sibly, acting on the hint already so sensibly thrown out, the receiver will find its way to the bottom of the river. We shouldn't won der. No rotten eggs were thought of as mis sils in Queanbeyan till the hint was given,. when it was promptly carried into execution, Mr. Hodgkinson publishes, very properly, a ...
BRAIDWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 8 February 1881
BRAIDWOOD. (Froni our correspondent.J WHAT we are going to do must now be of much interest to us. We promise well-First, I am informed that we are to have a new Church of England built, the" old one 'being gradually upheaved by roots of some adjacent elm trees; its walls are cracked; its windows broken; .its floor is being shoved up by the pressure of the roots that have pierced the rubble foundations, and have become a serious trouble; and the gallery-in fact, the whole building-is declared to' be unsafe;' With these facts in view, a committee was fonimed to initiate measures for the erection of a new-church. Five months ago they began, and now inform me as the result of most indefatigable exertions, which have been unflagging for the whole time, they have a grand total of good names on paper, with promises attached, for 2510o; and in addition to this, a grand bazaar on a scale never before witnessed in the place will be held before midwinter; the committee being determined that no...
BUNGENDORE. WELCOMING OUR MEMBER. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 8 February 1881
BUNGENDORE. (From our Correspondent.) WELCOMING OUR MEMBER. ON last Friday a large number of our towns men went a few miles from town to escort our newly-elected member, Thomas Rutledge Esq., M:P.; to Bungendore. As Mr. Rutledge hove in sight the cavalcade pulled up and welcomed our member with three hearty cheers; the same compliment being paid to A. Ryrie Esq, M.P. for Braidwood, who ac companiee Mr. Rutledge. This gentleman's buggy now took the lead, and all followed in order to town and pulled up at Mc Jannett's Hotel, where several more persons joined the number. After the health of Mr. Rutledge had been pledged in bumpers all adjourned to Carroll's Hotel, where, on the motion of Mr. J. Mc Jannett, secoinded by Mr. John Dwyer, Mr. Henry Powell took the dhaiir, and, addressing Mr. Rutledge, said that the people of Bungendore had much pleasure in welco.ing him here; and if time had per mitted it was their iptention to have presented him with an address, but nqt having done so he ...
TREVELYAN! CHAPTER XXVII. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 8 February 1881
T EVELYAN ! CHAPTER XXVII. TEa house which had been chosen for the enforced asylum of Giralda, and the light from whose windows had been pointed out to her by Haskins, stood, as we have said, upon the summit of a bluff, which rose nmre or less steeply from the sea. This bluff was not so high nor large as that upon which the Eagle's Eyrie was perched, and was separated from the latter bluff only by the long wide valley, or plateau, in which nestled the hamlet of Little Grosvenor. There was but one approach to the dwell ing, and that was the rugged mountain path by which Giralda and her captor were ascend ing. On two sides were only rocks and chasms, on the third the sea, A more in accessible retreat could not have been found upon any coast of the kingdom. The house was small in size, and rudely built of rough stones. It had a hard, weather beaten look, but, like many of the Welsh mountain cottages, was not devoid of picturesqueness. A small, half-sterile garden lay in its rear, now m...
TUESDAY, FEB. 8. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 8 February 1881
TUESDAY, FEB. 8. Before the Police-Magistrate and Mr. H: H." Voss, J.P. Charles Thompson (a stranger) was charged with entering the enclosed lands of Samuel Burgess at Towrang on 7th instant. Constable Pritzler deposed.: Yesterday I. arrested the prisoner at Towrang by virtue of the warrant produced ; I read the warrant to him and he said "all right." Samuel Burgess deposed: I have a paddock at Towrang; it contains 23 acres; it. is en closed; I saw the prisoner there on Sunday; he was pulling the fence down and burning it; I had never seen him before; on Monday prisoner was in the paddock again; I told him to clear out; he said he would not go out for an old b- like me; prisoner had no right to be in the.paddock. Mary Anne Burgess, wife of complainant, gave corroborative evidence. John Hayes was called by. the defendant as a witness, but his evidence was not of any importance. Defendant was convicted and fined 40s. with 5s ios. costs, to be recovered by levy and distress; as he had ...
ODDS AND ENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 8 February 1881
ODDS AND ENDS. THE Braidwood Dispatch says: On last Tuesday the heat was oppressive in the ex treme, and as no sea breeze came up in the evening, there was no abatement of the in tensity of the atmosphere throughout the night. On Wednesday morning a bank of clouds gathered up to the north and then worked away towards the west, and a little before noon a thunderstorm came up and rain fell freely. On Thursday there was another thunderstorm, and the wind setting in the south-east a deal more rain came dowvn and the air became cooler. This rain will do aa immensity of good, as it will give a good supply of grass for the winter, and at the same time enable our farmers to com mence ploughing. Threshing operations, which were pretty general, have, of course, been suspended for a time. Many farmers have already brought in their wheat, but the miserable price obtained for good samples offers but little inducement to those who till the ground. In one or two instances, where the wheat had spro...
LICENSING COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 8 February 1881
LICENSING COURT. The Police-Magistrate, and Messrs. Voss, Belcher, A. Chisholm, Horsbrugh, Gibson, Conolly, and Horn were present. An application for a publicans' license was made from William Rogan. Mr. Gannon opposed the application. Senior-serjeant Fenton stated that the applicant had con sented to a withdrawal. An application for a colonial wine license to a Chinaman named Ali Loo; for premises in Auburn-stieet,' was granted. Mr. Gannon,.on behalf of John William Moore, applied fora colonial wine license 'for a house at Carrick. The majority of the Bench refused it.being granted, and the court adjourned. The public are invited to attend a meeting of the Band of Hope on Thursday evening next, when addresses, sorigs, . &c., will be rendered by the members and others. As the admission is free, and an enjoyable evening promised, the entertaiment should'be well attended.
Temora [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 8 February 1881
Temora AN important mining case was decided on Saturday last at Temora. The plaintiff, Hopkins,.a pnblican, sued Thomas Griffin, a shareholder in a rich claim near the Golden Gate, for a half-share, which plaintiff alleged he had bought for £a. Griffin pleaded that he sold it when drunk, and the warden dis missed the case. Plaintiff gave notice of appeal. At Temora, last week, Foster and party got 33 oz. 8 dwts., of gold. Keegan and party, in the new run, from ten dishes, averaged 14 grs. per dish; Hard and party, near Maloney's have been picking out pieces of up to 14 dwts. No. 3, on Deutcher's line, divided £68 last week. Calla and party picked out 15 dwts. on Thursday. Finch and party, south of Tynan's, got two small nuggets. Malone and Corbett got twenty ounees last week. The Diorite claim got a 40 oz nugget, the Unknown claim a 9 oz nugget and Kemp and party a i4oz. nugget. Kemp, M'Intosh and party got a 36 oz. nugget on Saturday morning last. At Temora, on Friday last, a a2-oz...
GOULBURN ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 8 February 1881
GOULBJURN ITEMS, REPRESENTATIONS, we are informed, have been made to the government that the dog nuisance is very rampant in the city, and country jnst now; and we again remind the public that the police have received impera. tive instructions to destroy all members of the canine race that are found at large with out having a collar with their owners' names engraved thereon, with the address of such owner, after this date. "Therefore we advise our readers concerned to take the hint and comply with the Act at once. The district of Currawang has anything but a pleasant 'appearance at the present time. The township itself consists of a few bark huts, most of them- in a very indifferent state of repair. The schoolhouse and church are substantial buildings; but these are about tlieohnly ones in the place. :We heard more' discontent from the inhabitants (the majority of \ilhom work in the copper-mine) than we ever heard before in any part of the colony. Some of these men have been working...
Telegraphic Intelligence. SYDNEY, TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 8 February 1881
Telegraphic Intelligence. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.] SYDNEY, TUESDAY. A BRANCH of the Queensland National Bank will shortly be opened in Sydney. The report of the Mercantile Mutual Insurance Company shows a debit balance of £430. The Bishop of Sydney, acting on the advice of his medical men, proceeds to Germany in March next to recover his health, and will probably be absent for twelve months. The Marine Board held an enquiry into the cause of the stranding of the Collaroy. Both the captain and mate were found guilty of default, and are summoned to appear be fore the Board next Friday to show cause why their certificates should not be cancellei or suspended. The Australian Eleven will arrive at Sydney about the Ist of March. A terrible boiler explosion occurred at Hungerford's flour mill, near Denmark, on the Hunter River, on the 3rd instant. The engine-driver allowed all the water to go out of the boiler, which burst at both ends. The driver was blown ten yards away; all his ribs a...
TARAGO. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 8 February 1881
TARAGO. (From our Correspondent.) WEATHER.-We have been favored with a splendid downpour of rain; and at the time of writing it is still pouring, with every likeli hood of a continuance. This will cheer the hearts of our Tarago farmers, as we expect soon to see the plough at work, especially those who intend toplough the second time, Harvesting is all over, and I think our farm ers are pretty well satisfied with the yield of grain this year, which will average from twenty to twenty-five bushels to the acre. The threshing machines have been busy at work; but. are at a standstill now on account of so much rain. We also notice that our worthy friend Mr. Plielps is about to start a hay and corn store, the building being nearly completed; and we wish' him all success, for there is nothing like opposition. We must also state that on last Thursday our wvorthy friend Mr. Smallhorn, auctioneer from Queanbeyan, held an auction sale here; but we are sorry to say that there were very fewbuyers....
BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Goulburn Evening Penny Post — 8 February 1881
BREVITIES. THE municipal elections are over. There is a change in the weather. Typhoid fever has made its appearance in Queanbeyan. Colonial securieties are still keeping their place on the British Stock Exchange. Rich gold bearing quartz is continued to be found at Dungog. The voting was very close at Yass yesterday in the municipal election. The English Ballad Concert Company perform to-night at the Mechanics' Hall. Wanted, a boat to cross the water near Mandelson's Hotel, Clinton-street, Goulburn. The Mulwarree and Wollondilly rivers overflowed their banks on Saturday last. An hospital for incurables is to be erected in Melbourne at a cost of]'6ooo. The export of coal from Newcastle for last week was 19,271 tons. The Braidwood people are taking the necessary steps for organising a town band. Mr. Jessop, the secretary and manager of Gas Company at Goulburn, has resigned. From all parts of the colony, including Temora, telegrams state that the downpour of rain is general. *A telegr...