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POETRY. THE BEAM AND THE MOTE. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 24 April 1877
POETRY.' THE BEAM AND THE MOTE. The eagerness 'with which we all seize on the mote in our brother's eyes, whilst blind to the beam in our own, is amusingly set forth in the following lines from the New Haven Register: — The minister said last night, says he, ' Don't bo afraid of givin' ; If your life ain't worth nothin' to other folks Why what's the use of livin' ?' And that's what I says to my wife, says I, '????' There's Brown, the miserable sinner, He'd sooner a beggar would starve than give A cent towards buying a dinner. I tell you our minister is prime, he is, . But I couldn't quite determine 'When I heard him a-givin' it right and left Just who was hit by his sermon. 'Of course, there couldn't be no mistake ' 'When he talked of long-winded prayin', For Peters and Johnson they sat and scowled At every word he was sayin'. And the minister he went on to say, ' There's various kinds of cheatin', And religion's as good for every day ? ,, As it is to bring to meetin'. I don't think...
LATEST ENGLISH NEWS BY CABLE. LONDON, April 12. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 24 April 1877
LATEST ENGLISH NEWS BY GABLE. [from the daily, papers.] London. Arcril 1,2. There is some uncertainty as to whether or not the Senate at Stamboul will decide with regard to Montenegro to-day. The Gobs, a Russian journal, states, that the Russian army will make an ad vance, if negotiations, between Turkey and Montenegro are not resumed. Prince Bismarck's leave of absence ex tends until August. During his absence his position as Premier will be filled by the Vice-j)resident of the State Ministry, Baron Camphausen, De Bulow becoming Vice-president, and Koffman Secretary of State. ' ' ' , _ ' ; ; . April 13. . At a. fire, which occurred at one of the hotels in St. Louis fifty persons perished. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Right Hon. Sir Stafford H. Northcote, in his Budget, estimates a surplus at the ojid.of the year of £445,000. The esti mated revenue of the United Kingdom .£79,000,0,00 ; and the estimated expendi ture £78,790,000. There will be no increase, but a remission, 'o...
EASTERN NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 24 April 1877
EASTERN NEWS. In the Canton tea market no transactions have occurred in old 1 tea during the last, fortnight. A Erench steamer took a large cargo of New season's quality,, which is reported to be far superior to that of the previous season. The Amoy and Foo Choo markets are closed. At Shangai no business is being done in black ; for green there is fair enquiry at former rates. The Provincial Government of Pohkien intends shortly to .send a number of cadets to Europe for instruction in English and French naval schools. It is stated that the ruler of Fohkien is apprehensive of Spanish descent on Formosa, and [that the greater portion of the Foo Chow arsenal fleet has been ordered to Takad to repel the invasion. The committee of the congress at Washington appointed to in quire into Chinese immigration recommended a treaty between America and China to be restricted to commercial purposes and to re gulation and restraint of Chinese immigration. . The Chinese Government has negociated a l...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 24 April 1877
SAW |p-^i|; MILLS, IEONBUNG. rpi-IE undersigned beg to inform the in X habitants oi Cootamiindra,/- arid sur rounding distrio/s ifekat they are now pre parecL to execuw OTclfei*s to any amount.' N.B.— A TMBER-YARB willt be ? kept at Barnes's. Mbiks/ Hotel, where timber of all dimensions may be had.' : ; Kj* Orders left with 'Messrs.1 iBarnes or Mr. ; Tebay will receive prompt attention. ? ??'??.?' ? ?????- ??'??? ? t: tebay 1 g.willits. .—I ? ; ? '— ? ; ? ; — '- — '' ' ? — ? . SALUTATION -AXE-YAEDS, . Montagiie-street, (^oulbum. -?? - Accpiintaiit, /lu^^bW', & Agent, Is prepare/ to Ggmdu^t SALES 01 ' LAND, Lira JS/bjS'K, PEODUCE, FTqEmrtpE, . &c, UPON CASH TERMS. (^Proceeds paid on dly of sale. Eefer 'erices furnished on application. Agent tou New Ze^and Insurance Co. HOLLQWAT'S PILLB. Impurity of the Blood. — Enfeebled Existence. /J^HIS medicine embraces every attribute . _L required in a general and domestic re medy : it overturns the foundation of disease laid by ...
CONDITIONAL PURCHASES. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 24 April 1877
? : ? ? Hj«r ? . ? CONDITIONAL PURCHASES. The undermentioned selections have been taken up at the places named :— At GuftDAGAi:— J. S. Putter, 60a, Beg- , gan Beggari ; E. Mainwaring, 60a, Co6ney ; P. Keane, 57a lr, Money Money} R. F. Thomas, 40a, Calafat. ; At Young: — JohnBourke, 60a, Demon drille ; James Crowe, 50a, Marengo North ; Patrick Crowe, 40a, Marengo North; Michael Crowe, 60a, Marengo North, measured por tion, 135 ; James Dwyer, 40a, Ulunie ; Thos. Smith, 40a, Ulunie ; William Sinclair, sen., 61a 3r 34p, Wallendoon ; measured portions 249 and 248 ; James Tunney, 60a, ^Tilton ; William Joseph Ward, 40a, Ilrunie. At Burrowa: — Parish .of Mylora — James Earreil, 40a. Parish of Bookham— Charles M'Kane, 40a; William Hunt, 160a. Par ish of Gunnary — Daniel Oarmody, 100a. Parish of Numby — John Cummings, 270a. Parish of Alton — Michael Pascoe, 120a. Total area selected, 730a ; and since Janu ary 1st, 1877, 17,072£ acres. ? . ?
RAILWAY TIME-TABLE. DOWN TRAINS LEAVE [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 24 April 1877
J*:!1.tu$MjiLx timetable. '.-. . l '-,,\? .-; i.-Mi^pp^N. TKAINS LEAVE* .'; ,:?????. \ r' .,. Syqiiey daily (Sunday excepted) at 10 a.m. _ !,'. ;.: and 5*25.-p.m; ..: .;.:w.r; , '?/.?- ?.-?--?» Parrainatta Junction, 13 miles,- 1Q'34 a.m. and 5%58 p.m. ; fares, 2/- and 1/4 Fairfield, 18 miles, 10*48 and'6'1,1 ';.' 2!/9 and ?.:??;?;: l/io.- ? ??? ? : ??.: ?'? ? ???;i''-i:!: : . . .. : :: Liverpool, 22 miles, 11%3 and 6*26 ;? : 3/8 and ? :?!?.: ' 2/5,... ..;:? .i.i'.^-^;- iy.'h^v Campbelltown; :34-miles, 11:40 and j7;0 ; / 6/9 ? - ancl-4/5..., ;?:..;,., ^ib.::.w..-;-!.:-;c Menangle, 40, miles, .11 *56 and -J7 ? 16,; : 8/6 and ? . , : ,,5/6' '. '' c '';'\'W:^ !'?--. ! ? Picton,- 5,3' miles, '? 12*40 anti 7;58 p.m. ;,' 12/ arid 7/6 ;l .??1!!r-!-fl. ..V;.. ?\'';:.S;'i ' ' Mittagong, 77 miles, S'lOand^o ;' 19/6 and ? ?}.. -;;13/6';; J-. .': -'.'ivi, v-r/y':3.o-! ?,.::???;:-.! -i:,' : . . Bo-wral,80.miles,. 2;18i and 9-33; .20/6 and ' M^-ss ;.Yi?le,j '.$& ,iniles,; 2^5 and:/9-5p ;? ...
THE SCRIPTURE LESSONS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 24 April 1877
THE SCRIPTURE LESSONS IN PUBLIC . SCHOOLS. The following is the preface to the first volume of scripture lessons used in the Pub lic Schools in New South Wales.: — ' These Lessons, as the name imports, are drawn from the sacred volume, and are almost en tirely in the language of Scripture, trans lated literally from the original. 'When passages are introduced not in Scripture lan guage (chiefly summaries of some portion of the narrative;, they are enclosed between brackets, and usually distinguished by being printed in smaller type. ' These selections are offered, not as a substitute for the sacred volume itself, but as an introduction^ it; and they have been compiled in the hope of their leading to a more general arid more profitable perusal of the Word of God. The passages introduced have beenchoseni not as being of more im portance than the rest of the Scripture, but merely as appearing to1 be most level to the understanding of children and youth at school, and also as being best...
JOTTINGS FROM GOULBURN. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 24 April 1877
JOTTINGS FROM GOULBUBN. By Cousin Will. One of the most popular questions of the day as concerns the Goulburn district is the half -holiday agitation. Everybody talks' about it, which fact makes it popular. It was announced by advertisement in the local papers that the representatives of be tween forty and fifty business places had agreed to accede to the request of employees, and would commence to close their respec tive establishments from the first Saturday in April, viz. , the 7th instant. The shops were to be closed at one o clock, and not opened again till Monday morning ; Friday night being chosen for the transaction of business instead of the Saturday as hereto fore. With one or two exceptions only, all those who had promised came to the scratch. Several storekeepers, however, boldly held out against the movement from the begin ning, and opened and shut as they had done of old. On the following week, ending the 14th, I notiped that several more who sighed the agreement gave ...
TUMBERUMBA. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 24 April 1877
TUMBERUMBA. Our correspondent reports that a few days since an accident occured at Mtin daroo, the victim being* a young man named William Bell. From the report to hand it appears that the young man was in the act of discharging a gun when it failed to go off. On examining the piece by some means ov other it dis charged, and his head was frightfully shattered. Death, of course,, ensued; and at a magisterial enquiry a verdict was returned oi aeain dv acciuent. This is another lamentable case of the incautious use of fire-arms. The de ceased was much respected : and the family have to mourn the loss of a fine young man thus suddenly deprived of life. A large concourse of persons fol lowed the remains to their resting place at Tumberumba ; and no clergyman, be ing at hand, 'the service at the grave was read by one of the missionaries from Sydney now here on circuit.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 24 April 1877
J. &'E. BARNES, COOTAMUNDRA STORE, Have always on hand a large and varied stock of . : Drapery, Groceries, Wines and Spirits, Ironmon gery, Boots and Shoes, -&c. ; and having received large consignments of Goods purchased under most favourable ch'cumsta^eesiwby one of the firm during a recent visit to Sydney, are prejfered% sell at EEDTJCED PEICES. Hm* Cash customers libeeally dealt with. ' Agents for the Liverpool and London and Globe Insurance Company, i ? I ? Oootamuiiara Pound/ IMPOUNDED at ciotamuncfrf 'on 14th ..April, from Wifllendbeen/ by Joseph! Banks, damages and Jiriving 3/ : — If: /« Grey Horse, brokejh, CYR near shoulder, Y aged, 14^ hands 16/-. /J| Also, on 16th, from enclosed land at Upper w Cootamundrax by Patrick Ryan, damages I.1 and driving 2/ : — 2' -Bay Horse, blaze, Hind feet white, broken, j W with blotch like T over 2 over WT I near shoulder, 3fH off shoulder, aged, 14$ hands, 14/- . Also, on same date, fjom Upper Cootanmn- I dra, by Patrick Q...
LATEST NEWS FROM SYDNEY. Sydney, Monday 4.45 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 24 April 1877
LATEST NEWS FROM SYDNEY. (From, our Telegraphic Correspondent. J Sydney, Monday 4*45 p.m. A fiue occurred at Hanks's grocery store to-day, gutting the whole premises,, de story ing the stock, valued at several thousand pounds. : The Assembly meets to-morrow. . THE EASTEKN QUESTION. London, April 20. In connexion with the Eastern ques tion, in the House of Lords, Earl Derby hinted that the Government had no hope of averting war. England was not de sirous of interfering ; but the Government . reserved the right to protect English interests. : Stock have partially recovered. Colo nial securities are weaker. Advance in wheat is maintained. Tallow-market active. Australian has advanced eighteen pence per cwt.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 1 May 1877
SS6^Z7'3ES^&.3ME SAW MS&ik MILLS, IEONBUNG. ? ? '9 THE undersigned bag to inform tho in habitants « Co/tamundra, and sur rounding districts tlpt they are now pre pared to execuJre onjrers to any amount. N.B. — A OSMElER-YARD will be kept at Barnes's Albion Hotel, where timber of all dimensions may be had. OCr* Ordors left with Messrs. Barnes or Mr. Tebay will receive prompt attention. T. TEBAY . G. WILLITS. Wallendbeen Agency. MR. Irwin Smith, jun., is the authorised Agent for the Cootamundra Herald for Wallendbeen and surrounding district, whose receipt will be sufficient for moneys paid on our behalf. BROWN & PINKSTONE, Proprietors. HOlLOWArSJINTMENT. Universal Patronage. LET all sufferers from general or local diseases take heart and follow in the wake of thousands who ascribe their restora tion to health to the use of Holloway's Oint ment and Pills. Rheumatism in the muscles or joints, gouty pains, neuralgic tortures, cramps an£ spasmodic twitches depart ...
RAILWAY TIME-TABLE. DOWN TRAINS LEAVE [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 1 May 1877
/ RAILWAY TIME-TABLE. .! DOWN TRAINS LEAVE bydney daily (Sunday excepted) at 10 a.m. ; ; and 5*25 p.m. Parramatta Junction, 13 miles, 10*34 a.m; i and 5*58 p.m. ; fares, 2/- and 1/4 Fairfield, 18 miles, 10*48 and 6*11 ; 2/9 and , 1/10 ' Liverpool, 22 miles, 11*3 and 6*26 : ' 3/8 and 2/5 . . Campbelltown, 34 miles, 11 *40. and 7*0 ; . 6/9 ; and 4/5 1 \ Menangle, 40 miles, 11*56 and 7*16 : 8/6 and # 5/6 . ' Picton,. 53 miles, 12*40 and 7*58 p.m. : 12/ and 7/6 , Mittagong, 77 miles, 2*10 and 9*25 ; 19/6 and .13/6 ... . , Bowral,'- 80 miles, 2*18 and 9*33: 20/6 arid 14/6 .. : Moss yiale, 86 miles, 2*35 and 9*50 ; 22/3 and 15/9 r-. Marulan, 114 miles, 3*45 arid 10*56 : 31/ and ,22/9 . :: . . .. Goulburn, 134 miles, . 4*40 and 11 *55 : : 37/3 ..and 27/9 ; ...'? Bredalbane, 149 miles, 5*35 and 0*30 a m. : i'41/3. and 30/6 ,, Gunning, i65 miles, 6*43 and 1*14-; 45/3 and ? .'33/ ; .V . , : Yass,; 187 miles, 8*12 and 2*13: 50/9 and :,36/9s- . . Vj Bowjiirig, 194 miles, 8*55 and 2:36 : 52/6 an...
POSTAL TIME-TABLE. SYDNEY MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 1 May 1877
POSTAL TIME-TABLE. Sydney Mail. The Sydney mail, on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, Arrives at Murrumburrah at 4.30 a.m. Leaves Muwumburrah at 4.40 a.m. Leaves Wallendbeen at 7 a.m. Arrives at Cootamundra at 8.15 a.m. Leaves Cootamundra at 8.45 a.m. ? Cungegong at 10 a.m. ? ? Bethungra at 11.45 a.m. — ? Junee at 3.15 p.m. — ? Wallaceton at 5 p.m. Arriving at Wagga at 7 p.m. Wagga Mail. The Wagga mail, on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, Leaves Wagga at 6 a.m. 1 , . Wallaceton at 8 a.m. — -r— Junee at 10 a.m. — ? Bethungra at 11.30 a.m. ? y— Cungegong at 1 p.m. Arrives at Cootamundra at 3 p.m. Leaves Cootamundra at 3.30 p.m. ? Wallendbeen a^ 5 p.m. Arrives at Murrumburrah at 8.30 p.m. Leaves Murrumburrah at 8.40 p.m. . Muttama Mail. Leaves on Monday and Friday 'at 4 a.m. Arrives on Monday and Thursday, 7.30 p.m. Temora Mail. Leaves Cootamundra on Tuesday at 9 a.m. Arrives at Temora on Tuesday at 10 p.m. Leaves Temora on Thursday at 6 a.m. Arrives at. Cootamundra Thursday at 7 p.m. ' L...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 1 May 1877
MISCELLANEOUS. The South Australian Wheat Market. — The South Australian Advertiser says: — Turning to the question of how much of the wheat yield will be available for exportation, we may calculate, assuming that the increase on the land brought under wheat cultivation will be the same during the coming year as during the past twelve months, namely, 189,129 acres, and that seed will have to be provided for 1,257,078 acres, it may be fairly estimated that the quantity' of seed required will be about 1,683,837 bushels. Allowing for the increase of population dur ing the twelve months, we may estimate that about 1,278,500 bushels will be required for food. Deducting these two items from the total yield, a surplus of 2,926,232 bushels, or, in the form in which it is usually sent out of the colony, rather more than 79,087 tons of breadstuff s, will be available for ex portation. Of this amount about 30,381 tons , have been already exported ; thus irrespec tive of any surplus remaining f...
MR. E. GREVILLE'S PAPER ON A DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 1 May 1877
MR. E. GREVILLE'S PAPER ON A DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. [From the Echo.) The paper I am about to read relates to a subject that lias longt engaged my attention, and which I have reason to believe you will agree with, me in con sidering as one of great practical import ance. I allude to the necessity that exists, in the industrial circumstances of the colony, for the creation of a Department . of Agriculture, under the immediate J ? ? x_ -n__. control uj. it ±vxiiij.»Lt;r ruspunsiuxw x tti liament. Without entering at present upon a consideration of the various duties that would properly devolve on such a functionary, we may assume that amongst them would, be the management or super vision of an Agricultural College, and of at least one moclel and experimental farm. The appointment of the Minister in. question, be it observed, presupposes the adoption by Parliament of a system of policy having for one of its main, ob jects the diffusion of agricultural know ledge, as connected with s...
MONTHLY CALENDER.—MAY. PHASES OF THE MOON. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 1 May 1877
MONTHLY CALENDAR.— May. PHASES OF THE MOON. Last Quarter . . . . 5th, 9,23 p.m. New Moon ? 13th, 3*34 p.m. First Quarter .. .. 20th, 11*1. a.m. Full. Moon ? ? 27th, 2-10 a.m. - Sun Days. Memoranda. h t : ' - : 00 * 2 CD CD I c^ co i w 1 T. First Vienna Exhib., '73 6*36 5*18 2 W. v 6-36 5-17 3 Th. N. Zealand Ind., '41 6-37 5-16 4 F. 6*38 S'lo 5 S. First dis. council, Syd,'446*39 5'14 6 S. Rogation Sunday 6-39 5-13 7 M. 6-40 5-12 8 T. 6-41 5-11 9 W. Schiller died, '05 ' 6-42 ? 5*11 10 Th. Ascension Day 6*42 5' 10 11 F.v ' 6-43 5- 9 12 S.. . ? 6'44 5- 8 13 S. First after J&cension 6*45 5* 7 14 M. Mint est. in Sydnfey, '55 6*45 5* 7 15 T. 6*46 o* 6 16 W; Mrs. Hemans died, '35 6*47 5* 5 17 Th. 6*48 o- 4 18 F. Nap. I; or. Emperor, '04 6:48 6* 4 19 S. 6*49 o- 3 20 S. Whit Sunday, Pente- 6-50 5* 3 21 M. [cost 6-50 5* 2 22 T. 6*51 5- 1 23 W. ^ 6-52 5- 1 24 Th. Queen's Birthday 6'53 5* 0 25 F. Princess Helena b., '46 6*53 5* 0 26 S. Calvin died, 1564 6*54 o* 0 27 S. Trinity Sunday 6*5...
GENERAL SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 1 May 1877
GENERAL SUMMARY. I Attention lias been called, in both Houses, to a remark made by Lord Coleridge on tbe bench, when referring to tbe cost in tlie case of prosecution and conviction of tlirce men for poaching, that he ?would never grant costs in such a case, adding that the pre servation of game was for the amusement of the rich, and they must pay for such amuse ment. Mr. Secretary Cross read a letter from Lord Coleridge, stating that he was not responsible to any member of the IIouso of Commons for. his judicial' utterances^ and mentioning the names of several eminent Judges who had always refused costs'in such ? cases. The subject has led to much news paper discussion, A letter was read in the House of Com mons by Mr. Bourke from Colonel Gordon, announcing that the Khedive, had left his action completely untrammelled, and' that he had now every confidence in the total suppression of the slave trade and the open ing up of the country. , The Rev. Mr. Tooth was released from prison o...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 1 May 1877
The English and foreign intelligence which we publish in our present issue seems v to indicate great disturbance in the political atmosphere of Europe. There are now wars and rumours of wars on the Continent; and matters are be coming so gerious that even those who pay little or no regard, usually, to the * forewarning^ of the ' students of pro phecy' are bound, -to admit that there is a colour of justification for the statement of Dr. Cumming, as given in the tele graphic intelligence, that Europe is now on the eve of the greatest calamity that has ever happened to mankind. The interest displayed by the principal European Powers in the ' sick man's inheritance,' the tottering fabric of the Turkish Empire, has become historical ; and their zeal in showing that interest appears to be a constant cause of alarm Russia's covetousness in the. direction of Turkey seems to Be, mosj;;' strikingly developed ; and but *f»$ other European Powers, who do not wish to see the further expansion of...
THE ELECTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Cootamundra Herald — 1 May 1877
THE ELECTIONS. Mr. J. F. Hibbert (Liberal) was elected for - Oldham in the room of the late Mr. .Cobbett by a large majority over the Conservative candidate. . : The Hallifax election resulted in the return of Mr; J. D . Hut chinson (Liberal) over Mr. Gam ble (Conservative). . The election for Launceston re sulted in the return of Sir Hard ihge Gifford, the Solicitor- General. At the last election the majority for Conservatives, was 251, where as it is only now . 118. The Hon. Sydney Herbert, brother of the Earl of Pembroke, has been returned for Wilton by a large maj ority over Mr. N orris, the Liberal.