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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 7 January 1909
FUNERAL. &nbsp; &nbsp; HOULAHAN.— The friends of the late &nbsp; Mrs. Mary Houlahan are respectfully &nbsp; invited to attend her Funeral, to move from her late residonee, Edinboro' Castle Hotel, William-street, at 10.30 o'clock THIS &nbsp; (THURSDAY) MORNING, for the Catholic Cemetery, Bathurst. W. BOYD, Undertaker, Telophone 116. 182 Piper-street.
Weather Forecast. JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 8 January 1909
Weather Forecast, JANUARY. Mr. .T. Gumming Ogg, of New Farm, Brisbane, gives the following forecast for January:— 1st to 7th (Queensland): Just as tha new y«ar opens the severe and pro tracted heat wave culminates in violent storms traversing Che major portion of the State. Vivid lightning lodging in place's and doing destruction coui isd with the terrifying effect of Heaven's heaviest artillery. Torrential, rains fol low and, accompanied by tornadoes, which will prior to the' rain, raise im mense volumes of dust, more especially inland. A temporary cool spell sets in. New South Wales: Northern divisions same' as Queensland; southern division,1 rainfalls generally lighter. 8th to 15th, Queensland: Soon becom ing rather sultry and severe electric dis turbance's again, probably proving fatal in some instances, and accompanied by cyclonic blows, also heavy tropical showers. Hail in some places likely. Ba I rometric gradients steepening, the wind attains the force of a gale on the coast...
DILUTED RUM. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 8 January 1909
DILUTED RUM. At the Parramatta Police Court 011 I Wednesday, James Martin, licensee of the Federal Hotel, Parramatta, was charged with selling rum which was not of the narture, substance, or quali ty demanded. The defendant pleaded guilty, but stated that he thought he was serving tliie genuine article. The testing machine had proved defective. He liad boeii ^keeping hotels since 1876, ?and had never been in a court before. The policei authorities spoke well of the' defendant, and the Bench. Inflicted a fine of £5, with 27s costs.
Turon Shire Roads. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 8 January 1909
, i Turon Shire Roads. Mr. A. A. Patterson, .engineer for the Turon 'Shire, in his report to the last monthly meeting, set forth that on ac count of the exceptionally dry wea ther and large mobs of travelling sheep, the roads have been very badly broken up. It had taken a consider able amount of labor in rem o- ing looae stone's, to make the roads puss able. The bridge over Salt Water Creek, on thvj Kelso to O'Connell road had been pahited and screwed up, and necessary repairs to culverts had been carried out. The deviation on Thomp son's Hill, Kelso to 'White Rock road, had been commenced, also that at Ul ruarra oil the Tambaroora to Orange road. With regard 'to the road complained of by Mr. Colin Turner, of Yetholme, he reported that the proper surveyed road from Mr. CoJin Turner's to Yet 1 holme has, in parts, never been form ed, and is very selilom used by; Mr. Turner, or anyone else. During four teen years, Mr. Turner has been per mitted to use' a private road through Mr. F. B....
COMRADES IN ARMS. CHAPTER I. (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 8 January 1909
COMRADES IN ARMS. CHAPTER I. (oonu'iiu^iTi. The man connected witli th« inci dent, wliicfli had occurred only a fort night earlier, was one of Eliot's bro ther officers, Captain Drake by name. He bore rather an imeuviable repiH tation in the regiment owing to his gambling proclivities, and his disposi tion was both ill-natured and mean. As a result lie was not popular among elthe'r t-hc members 'of tbe mess or the icmjk ana nie. .towards the former — es- pecially if they were his seniors — he f.' inported himself as a aycophaiu, and lizards the latter as a petty tyiant. I'Jorn'UiP.t ss, lie bad attractions or t kind, in a certain way, for example, he was i uooubtedly hciidsome; while, a:;-' whLi- U suited his purpose, he also had ao air of geniality that made pv.iplo rather take to liim on first acquaint ance. He' considered himself extremely fascinating where women were con cerned, and openly bosated of the ease with which they succumbed to his ad vances. Consequently, when Audrey ...
MR. CLEMENT WRAGGE'S VIEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 8 January 1909
MR. CLEMENT WRaGGE'S VIEWS. Mr. Clement Wragge, who has re turned from India, in an interview, said that the most remarkable period of solar activity ever recorded had just passed. It exhibited through a teles cope two prominent sun spots. Mr. ! Wragge said they were doubtless cy clones which had caused the Italian earthquakes. They first appeared on , the edge of the sun six or seven days ago, just about the time of the disas - tei'. . : The Italian earthquake was the last effort of the' sun's maximum mood to malre itself felt in the Northern ^Hemisphere. , The time was coming ?when, for some years, earthquake ac tion.. would,, be transferred to the Southern Hemisphere.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 8 January 1909
TO CURE INDIGESTION And Stomach Troubles, it is necessary to take after meals come harmless pre paration 'Which will .supply the na tural digestiva fluids which arvrj weak stomach lacks. And the best pre paration of this character is Dr. Shel don's Digestiva Tabules, which contain all the natural digestants which nature requires for prompt digestion. One or two taken after meals will prevent souring, fermentation, and acidity, and ensur* complete digestion and assimi lation. Obtainable at Moekler Bros., George-street, Bathurst; IS. Morgan, Burragft.* ' s-j „? u
THE MESSINA EARTHQUAKE. ARCHBISHOP'S SENSATIONAL RESCUE. PRINCE AND PRINCESS IN THE RUINS. London, January 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 8 January 1909
THE MESSINA EARTHQUAKE. ARCHBISHOP'S SENSATIONAL' EESCUE. PRINCE AND PRINCESS IN THE ruins; ? ? - London, January 7. Tlie Archbishop of Messina, who was reported to have been killed, was rescued yesterday from beneath the ruins. When 'extricated he mounted the roof of a building and pronounced the. Benediction over tlie dead still in the ruins. Prince 'and Princess, Catellacci, who are buried in the. ruins, at Messina, are believed to be still alive. Temporary expedients are , v. being ad opted to replace the ???lighthouses and signal stations in:' the 'Straits of ^ Mes sina.' ; .-. ?„ x Later. The Marisiori'^fiblifee (London), . fund has reached '£65,060' ' The American subscriptions (including £80,000 from New York) total £BOO,obo, :'' aiid the citizens of Tokio, japan, have contri buted £8,000. _ Ten persons, were, rescued in Messiiia on Tuesday, and several of the busi ness firms recovered- their securities and money, which had been buried beneath the -ruinST Public services ; a...
SYDNEY PRODUCE SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 8 January 1909
SYDNEY 'PRODUCE SALES. Forty-eight trucks of produce were offered at Central Railway Yards to day, six of the number being passed at auction. ? . Choice chaff,-- 4s lOd to 5s Id; prime, 4s 6d to 4s, 9d; medium, '4s;; inferior, 2s 6d. Lucerne', prime large bales, 4s lOd to 5s 9d; good 4s 6d; choice Mudgee, 6s 2d to 6s 3d. Qaten hay, 5s 6d. Prime chickwheat, 3s 7%d, good 3s 5%d; medium, 3s 2^d to 3s 4d. Choice potatoes, 7s to 7s 9d. Prime, 6s 6d to 6s 10d; medium, 5s 3d to 5s 6d. Oateti Hay: Radwell, Lyndhurst, Ba 63, _ ? ', ? « .- ,
BATH[?] WATER SUPPLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 8 January 1909
BATHLxu^ WATER SUPPLY. J' The report read at the meeting o£ tho Municipal Council on Wednesday evening concerning the condition, of the Bathurst water supply should - be suf ficicn to cause the ratepayers to con sider carefully the point at wlilcti mat ters now stand. We -30 cot wish to ap pear as .alarmists, nor yet to blazon forth to the world the unfortunate con ctitlon'of affairs, but H must be admit £0 the conclusion that uuless' Bomethiu.s Js done Bathurst must.lpc visited V-y4 u .water famine. Only those who have 'ex Uerienced a shortage of; water supply can realise how serious a matter this i», anfl it is TV'itih. fcne hope th'aV the ratepayers may do their part in avert ing such a calamity that we join with the Mayor and Aldermen and Munici pal authorities in raising a warning, are f ully . aware ..-that tlie- local authori ties; are not responsible for the scanda- . ?lously inadequate suppiy upon which the Bathurst public has to depend alter spending bo much upon tlie Work...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 8 January 1909
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SUSSEX-STREET PRICES. Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 8 January 1909
SUSSEX-STREET PRICES. ' : Sydney; Thursday. Wheat, 3s 8£d to 3s 8jd ; some holders asked 3s OJd. Flour, Sydney roller, £9. ,6s ; country makes, £9. ' ' ; Hill offal, bran and pollard, N.S.W., £6 per ton. ? . , . , v Bran, £5. Pollard, £6. ' ! Maize, prim« yellow, 4s 7d to 4s Sd; weevily, 4s to 4s 3d ; Victorian, 4s 7d to 4s 9d. Barley, Cape, 4b to 4s 2d. Oats, while, 2s 9d to 2s lOd ; second qual ity, 28 7d to 2s 8d. Wheat, prirno chink, 3s lOcf to 4a. Chaff : £4 to £4 15s. Oaten hay, Victorian, £5 10s. Derrick straw, Tasmanian, £2 17s 6U. Lucerne hay, Hunter River, prime dry fjreon, £3 15s ; brown, £3 10s Potatoes, £5 to £7. Onions, £5 10s. Butter, choicest, 96s; good, 92s to 94s; second and medium, 84s to 90s ; pastry, 70s to BUS. I Bacon, best factory, sides, 9id to 9jd ; flitches, 8£d to 9d ; middles, 10. fd to lOJd ; pineapple sides, lOAii ; flitches, OJd ; middles, 11 Jd; hams, colonial, nominal ; pineapple, in seed, Is 3d ; in siugle covers, Is 2d. Eggs, suburban, new laid, I...
Commercial. BATHURST PRICES. AT THE MILLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 8 January 1909
Commercial r! ' BATHURST PRICES; ' AT ME MILLS, '..wmv?*;.' Flour, old, £9 Ss to £9 15s per ton. . Wheatj 4b 6d to 5o p^r bushel. » Bran, £5 to £0 10s per ton. ' 's * Pollaid, £6 to £6 10s per ton .? : : 'J ? :: 1 AT LOCAL -STORES.- S&V- 'Maize, 5s 3d per bushel ; :.i j . .,,,, Bran, £5 10s per toil. ? .' , j Pollard, £6 10s porton. ' i J Oats, 3s Gd perbusliel'. - ' ? : - Chaff, £4 10s to £6. ? Bacon, Is per lb. Hams, Is 2d per lb. .,r.- Butter, Is Id per lb. , ' 11 ! Cheese, lOd to lid per lb. — Potatoes, new, lls-.cwt,^ ';0u& ' Eggs, is per dozen. - . .... .... ® Honey, 21b. tin7d. * '
THE WEATHER. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 8 January 1909
THE WEATHER. I Fine^ mild conditions prevailed gen erally throughout yesterday. The maximum reading 'of uic shade ' tem perature locally was 74.8 degrees, .-or over 30 degrees below Monday's record. The . latest forecast indicates that while it will be temporarily fine inland, with East winds, clouds will later work up over the Western Districts, with a good promise of rain to succeed this change. The forecast for the coastal districts is: Cloudy with- showers; fresh squally southerlies on the North Coast-,-' ' ?
0Royal Welsh Male Choir. A MUSICAL TREAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 8 January 1909
Royal Welsh Male Choir. j A GjR-EAT MUSICAL TREAT. Notwithstanding (the .reputation which had preceded the Royal Welsh Male Choir, and the large audiences wNth' had greeted their appearance in other 'centres, the Bathurst public did not rise to the occasion. Although' the seating accommodation on the floor of the hall was fairly well occu pied, the circle' was not patronised as1 the character of the entertainment warranted. But those who were for tunate enough to be present thorough ly appreciated the musical treat which was afforded, as evidenced by the rap- J turous applause which greeted each number, and the demands made for encores. The choir js a perfectly trained, evenly-balanced combination of singers, each beint, a vocalist of no mean calibre, while some stand out pvomlneutly'in this respect. It was a great treat to hear the manner in wtveh the tenors sustained their parts with the more resonant and selfassert ive baritones and basses. The blend ing of 'the parts was perfect...
PARK CONCERTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 8 January 1909
' PARK CONCERTS. The balance-sheet showing , the re ! celpts and expenditure in connection , with the concert given by the Bath urst District Band in Machattie ' Park is to hand. The amount taken at the gates was £40 7s 6d; The' iexpendi ture amounted to £5 Is lOd, of which £2 12s Gd was paid to tlie four; -lady artists, and the balance for labour and materials in 'erecting plafform,' ' print ing- and advertising, etc. The Ba.nd received '.£20 12s 0d, being £5 19s 10d, the,!average takings at- the weekly con cert, and :£14 12s lid half proceeds :of balance. '£14 12s lid was paid over to the Couhcik , t 1 ''jj! - v '