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DISTURBANCE AT NEWBRIDGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 7 January 1909
DISTURBANCE AT NEWBRIDGE. During the Christmas Holidays there was a disturbing element at work at Newbridge, as a result of which sever al summonses were issued, and these' were heard yesterday at Blayney be fore Mr. Marriott, x-olice Magistrate. A crowd had gathered on the evening of Boxing Day at the Gladstone Hotel, some or vne uiumuurs ui mmiu noisy as well- as merry, having been imbibing too freely during the day. Constable Doran, who was on duty in the street,' found it necessary ; to place an old age pensioner under arrest for drunkenness. Some of the crowd re sented what they considered overoffl ciousness on the part of the constable, and gave vent to their, feelings , by hooting at and calling out: objection able names to the offlcer: The dis turbance became so pronounced that Constable' Doran sent a telephone mes sage, to Blayney for assistance. Subse quently informations were laid against some of those principally concerned, and flues were inflicted by the Police Magistra...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 7 January 1909
Now is tho tinio to tako a holiday, get out into the country, on the mountains, and visit tho seashore, but do not forget to take a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic, Choi' or:i, and Diarrhoea Remedy along with you. It is almost certain to bo needed, and can not be obtained on railroads or steamships. It is too much of a risk for anyone to'leave home on a journey without it. ' For sale by. L. Edgley and Co.
DR. W. R. CORTIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 7 January 1909
DR. W. R. CORT1S. I Word was received in Bathurst yes terday that Dr. Cortis, residentmagis trate of Derby (W.A.), a well-known medical practitioner, died suddenly, in Perth, 011 Tuesday. Since arriving in Perth from the north-west early last month he had been under the care of medical men from ' heart .troubles. Deceased at one time had a remunera tive practice' in Bathurst, and during one Parliament represented Bathurst electorate, he having succeeded in de feating Sir (then Mr.; Francis B. Sut tor, at present President of the N.S.W. Legislative Council.
CABLE NEWS. THE MESSINA EARTHQUAKE. HEROIC SAILORS. RELIEVING THE SUFFERERS. London, January 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 7 January 1909
CABLE NEWS. THE MESSINA EARTHQUAKE. HEROIC SAILOR'S. Relieving the sufferers. . . r.. London, January G. The .King Of Italy -and the Govern ment -;'havo determined that Messina shall .be- rebuilt. The Government will leiidv the money ,011 ? very..-., favour able terms, and -expects to ? raise tho £7,000,000. required for. the purpose by increasing ; the' . taxes., on land and ill- | comes. ? . .Messina . will ? be exempted j frorri -the-.property tax for a quarter- of j a century. - ? After a Bliarp shock of cartnqiiaKe at Messina'^on 'Monday, the British battle^ ship Exmouth ? got caught in a current which was ? ^o strong as to„-snai- the anchor chains. She drifted foi: about 2 miles Lafore. control was recovered. An entire Iamily;/was.. released from, the ruins- at Messina during Monday almost uninjured; although' many of;.the ruins have been., flooded with carbolic ?acid in order, to .overcome the; stench. Four days ? elapsed before the Ex mouth' waB-ablo.-. to go to Gallebo, a t...
NAVAL DISASTER FUND. London, January 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 7 January 1909
NAVAL DISASTER FUND. London, January G. ? The 'Mayor of Portsmouth appeals for contributions towards the Naval Dis aster Fund. 4-Ie remarked that the heroism, resourcefulness, and sympa thy displayed .by officers and men in the earthquake ruins, Messina, Have made the country prouder than ever of its navy, 'but,' lie auds, 'tiie' tGvriible boat accident in Sydney -will necessi tate fresh calls on the fund, the bulk of the amount subscribed in 1908 hav ing been allocated to the widows and orphans of The' men lost in the Tiger ?and Gladiator disasters. The public are asked to put into practical shape that admiration that the King has gra ciously~expressed, and which: all must feel.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 7 January 1909
Existence may be summed up thus : Up . till thirty— live. After thirty— liver. And then— just living.— R. Hichens. Life'neod not bo miserable after you are thirty years old. If your liver is sluggish and refuses to perform its functions, take a' few -doses' of Chamberlain's Tablets, and you will live anew. For sale by h. Edgley and Co.
ROYAL WELSH MALE CHOIR. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 7 January 1909
ROYAL WELSH MALE CHOIR. A programme of choral music such as is -seldom our privilege to hear is of fered to-niglit at the School of Arts, .when the Royal Welsh Male Choir .will give their one and only concert in Ba thurst. Judging from the laudatory no tices of the leading dailies of the Com monwealth it is a m niter of great re gret that local music lovers have only this one opportunity of hearing these renowned choristers, so that no doubt the fullest advantage will be taken by all in our midst who appreciate such fine choral work as the Royal Welsh Choir aro reputed to give. To-night's programme will be found to contain many brilliant concerted numbers to gether with solos, duets, trios and quar tet items 'of an exquisitely varied kind. In Mr. Wm. Thomas, the Choir lhave a conductor of distinction;. This gentle man has guided the destinies of tills famous organisation from its humble beginning 23 years back, right through; their years of hard vocal pre paration. Mr. Tliomas has r...
PREFERENCE FOR LOCAL INDUSTRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 7 January 1909
PREFERENCE FOR LOCAL IN- i DUSTRY. | The Secretary of the Shires Asso ciation, writing to the Turon Council, suggested that, with respect to sta- j tionery, stores, lumber, etc., if afllliat- i ed Shires would arrange that thcl.- or- j dors be sent through the Association, a great saving might be effected- by that body buying on bulk lines. This letter was received, but later, when quotations for printing were read from several Sydney firms, Councillor Lo vett expressed the opinion that the Council should have such things done locaily if they could he done reason ably. This sentiment apparently had tiie support of all of- the Councillors, When the matter of purchasing a road plough at about £20, was being dis cussed, the same councillor urged -that before |going elsewhere, llocal (iron workers should be consulted.
THE FORECAST. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 7 January 1909
THE FORIuOAST, f During the 24 hours ended 9 a.m. yesterday, Bathurst registered 14 points of rain, Rockley 11, and Sydney 26. The latest forecast advises a continu ance of fine and cool conditions, generally with South to East winds. Cloudy weather may be expected on the coast, with showers and fresh winds.
THE PEA-RIFLE DANGER. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 7 January 1909
THE PEA-RIFLE DANGER. Mr. Beeby, M.L.A.; writing to Turon Shire Council respecting the proposal that a bill to prevent the careless use of pea-rifles and similar small arms, stated that a bill had been introduced last session by a private member, but ?unsuccessfully. A number of members were now co-operating in the prepara tion of a private Bill to be introduced at an early date, in the event of the Government failing to take action. Mr. Miller also wrote on the subject, and promised to use his best (efforts to induce the Government to bring in a JBill -.next session.
A RETIRING COUNCILLOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 7 January 1909
A RETIRING COUNCILLOR. Councillor A. W. Lovett, representa tive of Riding B, Turon Shire, yester day resigned. The resignation was received with regret, aiid it was also decided that tho Councillor be pro vided with a letter to that effect. The President, and Councillors Wark, Hodge, and McKsnzie spoke in appreciative terms of him, and expressed 'hopes that at Merriwa his straightforward, con scientious conduct in Shire affairs, would ' TJe availed of in the course of time. The election of a successor has been appointed to take place on Thurs day, 28th inst. Nominations clOWB the 16th inst. ? ? ' J «*&-«. . lUi ?
UNHEALTHY STREET TREES [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 7 January 1909
UNHEALTHY STREET TREES. - Tho Head Gardener (Mr. A;. Lynch), reported to the Council last night that there had been a leakage frohi the lake on the lower side, -but the banks (hav ing been repaired, this was overcome. Young trees and willows wore being watered. He found more trees in the streets were being ahected by the gas, | and those on the right hand side of | Russell-street, from George-street to 1 the' creek, were in an unhealthy state. He . had had the soil analysed, and found it contained salt which, he thought, came from the butcher's shop at the ; corner in the form of brine. Although the Park was suffering from the effects' of the drought, he was care ful of the water. . j .
HEALTH OF THE CITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 7 January 1909
HEALTH OF THE CITY. The Sanitary Inspector reported that one case of typhoid nad occurred, the patient coming from the country. The complaint. made at laet meeting con cerning a drain in ifavannah-slreet was justifiable up to a point, but the waste water came from the houses of the people' complaining. The nuisance has been remedied. The Inspector suggested that the Council should take up the question' of Municipal disinfec tion, iu cases of- infectious diseases, It was only by this means disinfection could be properly , carried out, and without this it -was useless to lulT the people' into a sense of false immunity. The cost of the plauF'would .. not ex ceed £7 10s, , j , '
The Kaiser Again. BRITAIN GERMANY'S ENEMY. SENSATION-ROUSING PUBLICATION. London, January 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 7 January 1909
Tbe: Kaiser Again. BRITAIN GERMANY'S ENEMY. - SENSATION-ROUSING PUBLICATION. London, January 6. The German newspapers announce that the Kaiser entertained a number of Army Generals at dinner on Sundny. The Kaiser read' an article published in the. ' Deutscher Revue ' on' war of the present day. -The; article discussed military tactics, the hemming in of Ger many and Austria, and mentioned that Germany's commercial and industrial' progress had made Great Britain , thei unforgiving enemy of Germany. The Kaiser informed his guests that the article had his cordial approval. 1 The publication of these facts has caused a great sensation in Berlin,
MINING. GOLD COPPER JUNES. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 7 January 1909
. MINING. : .GOLD-COPPER MINES. ; ; - A mining centre which promises to become an important one in the -near future is the'-locality -known as Slattery's Creek, about.', seven : miles from Mill thorpe. The Calvert copper mine has given f;ood returns in- the past, and there is' every indication oi its yielding good returns for many years. ; The company is sinking on a big .lode, four feet of which carries sufficient copper and gold to make the ore worth about ^£20 net per ton on the surface. On the same' run of country* about half a mile distant, Mr, W. Ovington, an old miner of this district, recently dis covered a splendid sulphide lode, giving good returns.;- for both , gold and copper. Mr. jf. V. Vale, consulting engineer to the Bulga and Calvert Copper Mining Com panies,- has purchased seven-eights of the mine from Mr. Oyington; ? -? Mr; J. Mills, .manager of the Calvert copper, mine, has also floated another property in the vicinity, which is to be thoioughly prospected. It, ap...