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NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 1 May 1900
NOTES. Thl added money for the Wagga Cup has come down fiom 1000 guineas in 1876tol00so^s m 1900 The Adelong and Tumut hoises did not faio as well as might l^e been expected duiing the Wagga meeting, though they did not disgrace them sehes Jungy and Eail Olne ?weie hfth and sixth lospectnely in the High Weight Handicap out of a field of'll1 A laige numbei of -\ lsitois to the Wagga irtees letiuned on Sunday evening Included in the list were Messis C Bakei, A Paterson, Boni face Hany Wilkinson, C Stevens, G Keenan, R Geaiy, and otheis Di Mason, of Tumut, was also piesent at tho meeting Hany 0\enham, the gieat tuifite, contemplates a tup to the Old Coun tiy He leases by the btoamei Ai cadia fiom Sjdney next Satuidaj.
STRAY NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 1 May 1900
STRAY NOTES. (By the Fugitive.) There is probably no industry that starts a country along at so fast a rate as mining. And the miner's game is risky. In seeking to open up new fields he faces and braves danger in the shape of privation, sickness, and accident; and this far away from the heart of civilisation. Sometimes he strikes it lucky, but oftener he doesn't. If he discovers a payable show that requires some capital to open up it is a common saying that some ' swindlecate ' pursues him, works him out of it, and puts him on to work on his own discovery, fitted with dangerous and ill - supervised ma chinery and budly-protected ground. When he strikes pay dirt that he can work himself, he paves the way for many others to make a living. But rarely is it that the original dis coverer of a payable mineral field conies out on top, and if he isn't killed or maimed generally dies in a tent or gunyah in his . old age, neglected by all and sundry. Looking at the rapid progress Australia ha...
Church of England Mission. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 1 May 1900
Church of England Mission. A. meetinu was held in the Oddfellows' Hall, on Friday night, under the auspices of the Church of England Missionary Society, the speakers on the occasion being- Miss Phillips and the Rev. Soo Hoo Ten, of the Church )f England Chinese Mission, Sydney. Vliss Phillips, who lias been laboring lor tho mission cause, and lately re mrned- home from th? East, has in unassuming manner and a very pleasant voice. She gave a vivid inscription of her travels and labors in the East, and seumed to carry her nudience with her in spirit in her description of tho different sights and scenes while engaged in her labors of spreading the Gospel. After giving a brief account of her journey and tho beautiful island of Ceylon, she finally found herself at her destination , Bagdad, the second city in tho Turkish Empire, which at present consists of about one hundred and sixty thousand inhabitants, chiefly Mahommotans. Her conception of the manners and customs of the people was ve...
Town Improvements. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 1 May 1900
Town Improvements. A very neat little weatherboard cottage is being built by Mr. William Boston, sen., in Campbell-street. The well-known contractor, Mr. W. J. Ritchie, has just completed for himself a commodious 'Swiss villa' residence, on land facing the Park site, opposite the Public School. The erection of the Cyanide AVorks adjoining the Reefer Battery is going on apace. Tho vats are nearly ready for being placed in position, and the tramway is constructed as far as the lower sand-pit. One of our landmarks, old 'Blink Bonny,' the residence of Mr. W. D. Smith, is undergoing general repairs, and is having an addition in the shape of a couple of capacious rooms. Mr. T. W. Witts, the ex-proprietor of the 'Royal,' who has dispensed bonhoinmie to hundreds of grateful constituents, is vastly improving his residence, 'Rockleigh,' which in a very short time will be one of the show places of our district. A substantial cottage is being erected by Mr. M. Bruce, in Williams town.
Gazette Notices. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 1 May 1900
Gazette Notices. Sub In&plcior W La) ton has been appointed Inspector of Magazines undoi Section ,30 of the Gunpowder and Explosnes Consolidation Act,' l«7o, on behalf of the Railway Com missioners. A. sequostration oidei has been made against Roboit Mclntyfe, of Reno, on his own petition. A J Kennedy is applying- for 25 acies of giound at Big Sandy Creek, Argalongj.as a mineral, lease.'-- The application is dated I'ebiuaiy 14 last. A. G Walhs s application ? to mine undor roads; etc., under the Mining Act, on part of' camping re scues Nos 1558 and 1567, parish of Tairabandia, coimty of Wynya'rd/has been refused, .-?' '?'.- ?'?''?': ; The application of J C Dunn 'for a gold mining lease of 10 acres*'; at Broken Cart, near Tumut; has been lefused , also thoso of J Cohen for 20 acios and 80 aoies respectively -in'the paush of Westbj, Tumut an'd Adelong distncts - ? '-?? ??' : ; : It is pioposed to cancel the goldi mining leafce of 2 Meres, comprising poition gij 83, ipatish of...
A SEVERED HAND. FOUND IN A RUBBISH HEAP. A MELBOURNE MYSTERY. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 1 May 1900
A SEVERED HAND. FOUND IN A RUBBISH.. HEAP. A MELBOURNE MYSTERY. AsoTmn mystery is agitating Mel bourne On Thursday afternoon a little girl, playing among some rubbish on a piece of -vacant land in Patrick sheet, between Lonsdale street and Little Lon-dalo sheet, picked up a clammy substance which pioved to be a human hand The police took it to the morgue. Tho piece of land had once been the site of a dwel ling which had either been burned oi pulled down On examination the hand w as found to be the left one of a' male adult. It had been severed at the wnsi, and was greatly decom posed The doctoi found it impossible to say whethei the severance had taken place befoie oi after death. He was, howevei, of opinion that it had been sopaiated fiom the 'body about a month Inqunies are heing made A fow dajs ago some' men' put on by the City Conncil were seen shifting some of the rubbishj and it is possible they maj ha\e accidentally uneaithed the hand. ' . Mir bourne, Friday. No fiesh paiticu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 1 May 1900
Government Advertisement. Government Architect's Office, : .''??? 27th April, 1900. mENDKRS. addressed to the Clerk of Petty X Sessions at Cootamundra and endorsed ' Tender for Additions,' will be received up to NOON on MONDAY, the 14th MAY, 1900, for additions to the Police Station, Adelong. Plans and Specifications are to bo seen, and forms of Tender obtained, at the Court House, Adelong and Tumut. ' . JAS. MacGBEGOB, District Inspector. ' . .-NOTICE.- .'': .'?'?;? CONTRIBUTIONS to the 'Williams Con-' '\J 'tennfal Celebration,''if left iit tlie Post Office Hotel up' 'to noon on WEDNESDAY, will be forwarded by the committee, :to ; tho Crossing.. ;:?,?,...:,,... ,,;:',.?....,..;:. ? , : ABTHUB V, BELLAMY, '.. . . ...... - Hoh7 Secretary^ ! Ndiicjar,.}t]o'^:Hqrse,.. ^wrners. '''!''''', '''''''?. '?!''. ''?wra-': ' ,'''?' ','? -.' ^i'Sjii:; ?; JS:d:e long SATURDAY, MAY 5. A ND will be present at this EOYAL HOTEL XX -:ditring tlie day. Persons having horses for.sale.please communicate ...
Mail Time Table," ADELONG. Arrivals from: [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 1 May 1900
-f: ? ?'?Mail Time Table, '; , . '??.-? -- ADELONG,' ' ''???? : : ; '.'.?? .' ? '. Arrivals from: _ -. : ?Sydney, Molbourne, etc., via Gundagai — 1.45 p.m. daily (Sunday excepted). , . Tumut, Gilmore, etc.— 12.15 pjn. daily (Sunday excepted)'. Batlow, ? Tumbiitiimba, ' Middle ? Adolong, etc.— 11.45 p.m., Tuesdays and Fridays. Batlow, via Gilmbre-r-12.15 pinv,'. Mon- days and Thursdays. ' . . ' Sharp's Creek, etc;— 11 a.m., Wednesdays' ? and Fridays. ?'?'-' :l-'r ; . Mount Adrah, Hillas Creek, etc,— 11.45 p.m., Saturdays. ? Departures for.: ?' ' ; Sydney, Melbourne, etc., via Gundagai — 12.45 p.m.' daily (Sunday's excopted). ' 'Tumut, GHmore, etc.— 2.15 p.m. 'daily (SundayiBxceptod). ,,-,( . Batlow, rTumbarumba, , Middle Adelong, etc. — 2.80 p.m., Tuesdaysand Fridays. Batlow, via Gilmore— 2.15 p.m , Satur days. . ??. ... Sbarp's -Creek, etc-.^-i.SO p,m , Wednes days trad Fridays. . . ? ? , ....;:'? Mount Adriih, Hillas Creek, etc.— 2.30 p.m., Saturdays. ? '' '? - ' ??' English' mail,...
MINING. THE CHALLENGER MINE. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 1 May 1900
MINING. ? 4 ? THE CHALLENGER MINE At a duectors' meeting of the iChal lengei Gold Mining Coy , No Liability , held at then ofiice, Adelong, on the 21st ult , the managei's foitnightly lopoitwas lecened It stated that the shaft had'been sunk toOa fuithei depth of 1 l£t and the well hole was completed, A igood leef was still in [he hotfcon} of the shUft, and it had o\oiy appeaiance of making bottei Theie is a loadei i mining paiallel w ith, oi against tho loef The pioposod dc\elopment woik bung complete, the dnectois issued instiuctions to tlie managei to put all the mon at tho ic mo'wu of the oil fiom tho stopes, and cuishing will be commtncLd on May Id. ' Tho mine is looking well, and judging bj appoaumces should slioitl} bo paying dividends instead of icceu ing calls
COMMERCIAL. STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 1 May 1900
COMMEKCIAL. STOCK SALES. Mrs&ns P H & b 'Wilkinson, auc tioneeis, &c , of Tumut, lepoit hold inga-\eiy successful sale of stock at the Commeicial Yaids, Tumut, on Satuiday, the 28th ult The puces leahsed wore as follows 8 yi-old steeis, £3/18/ , cows and calves, to £8/10/, fat heifeis, £3/10/, and stoic cows, £2/16/ Also a few head of useful saddle'and haineso hoises at satisfactoiy puces Mi Jack Besnaid, stock and station agent, of Adelong, lepoits haMug sold dm ing the month, 15G stoic bullocks, 58fatcattJe,.9OO store wethers, and ono tiuck of hoises a.t witisfactoiy puces.
SPORTING. The Wagga Races. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 1 May 1900
:vv Sporting;.:;'; . . , ? ^ ? The Wagga Races. ' , The. Murrumbidgee Turf Club com menced its annual meeting at the Wagga Wagga Racecourse on Friday last and'itwas continued on Saturday.' There was a slight shower of rain on the morning of the second day,' other wise fine weather fointho sporting fra ternity prevailed.' .The attendance was very large, and included many visitors from Adelong; Tumut, and other neighbouring localities. There was but one mishap during the meet ing, a fall by Galtee More in the Second Hurdles, so that nothing occurred on this account to mar the enjoyment. The course was in splen did order and some fine finishes were witnessed ; on the whole, probably, tho best racing that has been seen at a large country meeting. Tho Gup was won in the fastest time'thatithas. ever 'been run. The following are the results — FIEST DAY. TniAL Stakes.— 0 furlongs; Piuoo, 8 t 111b . 1 Boviloi, 811 2 Patch, 8 9 . -r 4 Theie whoie sixteen starters Won by n head Time, lmm 18Jse...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 1 May 1900
1 FCOJTBALL, ;/ ? ; A meeting was hold at Mr. H. What man's Gilmore Hotel, on Saturday ?last, for the purpose of forming ,a football club. For the 'past two years the old club has been quite extinct, which fact cleaily indicates that Gilmoreites aie behind the times' in their cncoui.igcment of and patronage bestowed upon athletic sports Mi Jack O Sullivan . was \oted tothechai, ind explained the object foi which the mooting was con vened. On tho motion of Mr. ' W. Kelly, seconded bv Mi J. Back, it was decided to foim tho club again, and the following office-bearers were then elected for the ensuing year :' — President, Mr. W. D. P. O'Brien; Vice presidents, Mossis II. Whatman' and J. W. Moon ; Secretary arid Treasurers, Messrs. J. Davis, F. Davis, W. O'Brien, Orlando O'Brien, and W. Kelly.
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 1 May 1900
CRICKET. Mn Fhld Trott, who came to Ade long soirib 12 montlis ago and followed mining at the Gibialtai Mine, and ?« hile theie plaj ed successfully foi then cncket team, is leiuing heie foi the Old Coimhy, wheic he has entered into an engagement with some home club as a bow lei on a good salaiy He is going to join his biothei Albeit, who is doing so well as a piofessional Fied is a biothei of the gieat Ham Tiott Tumih IIu.1' IIoLiim CC \ To im Pr usb C C In a cnckot matcli played at Tumut on Wednesday til lei noon lasf,' between tho abo\oi teams, tho Tumut Plains' C C won by 27 mns Following ar'o, the scoies — l! ' f i 1'dmui Pi ush c''C r IToad, b 1 ulconei ' 17 A Stml, b Unulfoid ' 4 & Biloj, crienth, hi ulconei 8 W Nuttnll, brnloonoi 4 II Nuttall, l Wilknib n, b lulionci i It Mceohnm b Biadfoiil 1 I1 jrceelium, b Taltonoi 0 I1 Blown, b rnlconoi 4 r Nnttull, b Biadfoid 4 II Muiphy, not out *- , __ \ C Nowinanrb Biadfofd' ~ 0 ' Bjet , 2 'lotul . 17 Bowling Analysis.— Falco...
Scholastic. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 1 May 1900
Scholastic. MASTER Edwin Prowse, son of Mr. Richard Prowse, of Cornishtown, has been appointed pupil teacher on pro- bation in the Adelong Public School. Master Prowse has commenced his &nbsp; career in rather a brilliant manner, he having, with his schoolmate (Miss Fanny Menlove), succeeded in secur- ing first place in the Wagga com- petition in September last, when 33 candidates, representing seven of the most important school of the district, &nbsp; sat for the test. The Adelong School secured no less than 4 passes, the positions being 1st, 2nd, 5th and 10th. Such a result speaks volumes for the class of instruction given at this &nbsp; school, and we cannot remember any country school beating this record previously. We hear that a move- ment is on foot among the parents of the successful candidates to in some way recognise the services of Mr. Vivian, who certainly must have taken a very great deal of trouble in their preparation. &nbsp; Master Les...
OBITUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 1 May 1900
OBITUARY. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; We are sorry to have to record the &nbsp; death of Mr. Geo. Howarth's child, aged 18 months, at Shepardstown. The little one has been a sad sufferer, having been in delicate health for the past six months. Mrs. Howarth took it to Sydney some time ago, and con- sulted doctors there, but without any avail. The parents are all the more &nbsp; to be sympathised with, as this is their second loss, their infant having died &nbsp; &nbsp; a few months ago from whooping cough. It is with sincere regret that we record the death of Mr. David M'Cullum, an old and respected &nbsp; &nbsp; native of Tumut. The death of Mr. &nbsp; M'Callum came as a great shock to his relatives and friends, as the day before he was out collecting rents from some of his tenants, he being the owner of several houses in New- town. On Friday night he retired to &nbsp; bed in his usual st...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post — 4 May 1900
? * D. BOSTON & SONS' ] ESTABLISHED' 32 YEA11S]. Coach and Buggy Builders, . . BLACKSMITHS, AND FARRIERS, ; '.'V1' ADELONG, NOTIFY tho public of the district tluit they havo on hand a largo stock of coach and waggon building materials, and: as they indent direct, there by saving the profits of the middleman, it would be well for all intending purchasers of any class of vehicle to call and ascertain their prices before ordering elsewhere. Coaches, Waggons, Sulkies, and Vehicles of every other description of the latest designs. .'.',.. All- Requisites' ;':b£ the ^'Trade Stocked. REPAIRS ..; ..;EXE0U TED.' 'a't.'ItHE MbST': MODERATE CHARGES : ; : ??.'.,-!.. . .And with promptness and' reliableness. V - SULKY BUILDING A SPECIALITY. .. .'/^ '' AGENTS FOB AGIUCULTUIUL MACHIKEltY. ., FUNEHALS coiulueted nt very much reduced mte.s We. keup a full supply of furnishings :11s- DON'T FORGET ? ?? Tiif urn nxrinr 1 UiL IJLil lall§OL P E A R C E AND LONG . IS' THE Most Up-to-date Store IN ...