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GOULBURN PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 2 August 1901
ooi'lqurn' Prices Cvtmesr. (It must be understood that these price» aie those offered by the local merchants to the producers, and not those quoted by the merchants to buycrs.| • • J, Flour, £6 ss to £6 ijs per ton. :' ' Wheat, 2i to 2i 3d per bushel Bran, HJd to 9jd perbushet Pollard, Cid to 9)d per binhel .Oat(, i4.6d.to 1« 9d pcr)>a&lt;hcW..rc &lt;? "Maine, as od to as 8d per tiusbn t Hay, ¿I tîs ta £i per.'.on •, • Ï Stra^, JSs to Ms per i&lt;*t, ; ,'ii "J Barley, is od to ¡ra per bushel • Potatoes, £s to £¡ ios per ton ; Onions, 154 per civt Î Chaff (dealers' manufacture), £2 10s to £1 l^s per ton (exclusive oC bag») Bacon idistrictl, 4d to 6d per lb * Hains, 5d to 6d per lb : Butler, dairy-made, lod per Ib; factóry-réade ordinary, is ¡ creamery, is Lard, sd tn 5Jd per lb in bladder ¡ 4ld to 51Í in bulk ; none offering : EtîSs, gd per doien Hides, 3jd to 3|d pcrlb • - Sheepskins, merinos, from id to ;d p«r lb, and crossbreds, 2jd to 3Jd : Tallow, ¿17 ...
SYDNEY STOCK SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 2 August 1901
SYDNEY STOCK SALES; Homclnish, Thursday.— Sheep, About 25,370 sheep and Iambs penned. There .was a* good attendance of buyers, including'the Sydney Meal Preserving Company, Limited, and as the supply was not in excess of require* mcnts the market opened to good competi tion with an occasional advance, especially on the higher qualities, which were in strong demand. Quotations—Prime and heavy crossbred wethers 14s 6d to 153 6d, extra prime and heavy 16s 6d to lös, good, cross« bred wethers 12s öd to 13s 6d, medium cross* bred wethers 10s to us 6d. prime merino wethers 15s to 16s, extra prime and heavy merino wethers 17s to 18s çd, good merino wethers 12s 6d to 13s 6d medium merino wethers 9s 6d to its, inferior from 95 ; prime crossbred ewes 13s to 13s 6d, extra prime 14s to 14s Qd, good crossbred ewes-m to 13s, extra prime 22s 6d to 13s ód/goód merino ewes 7s to tis, inferior from 6s. Lambs.—Only a moderate supply of Iambs, mainly fair to good quality ; competition brisk and values ...
QUEANBEYAN NEWS. (FROM THE AGE.) [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 2 August 1901
QUEANBEYAN NEWS. &nbsp; (From the Age.) On Tuesday, about 11' o'clock, Mr. Edward Griffiths passed away. He had been ailing from rheumatism for some time, but took a very serious turn on Friday. He lingered in pain till the time mentioned, when he died from paralysis of the heart. Deceased was 63 years of age, was well known and leaves a widow and a large family, Mostly grown up. &nbsp; &nbsp; On Tuesday, about noon, another &nbsp; &nbsp; death of a startling nature occurred in town. It was that of the grandson of Mr. J. Gale. The little fellow, two years of age, George Warren by name, fell down the well, which was 50 feet deep. He was missed, and &nbsp; the search ended with the dead body of the poor little fellow being found floating in the well. It is with extreme regret that we &nbsp; record the death of Mr. Thomas McNamara, son of Mr. John McNa- mara, London Bridge. The deceased had been suffering for four or five days fro...
SCALP RECEIVERS. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 2 August 1901
SCALP RECEIVERS. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; In reply to inquiries made by him Mr. Roberts is informed that a charge of one scalp in every 25 is made for burning at Kempton. This, the writer says, was done at the proposal of sup- &nbsp; pliers and has been acted on since the begin- ning of the year. Mr. Roberts has asked us to add that the charge is not made in any way with the authority of the board, and he also desires us to mention in regard to payments, &nbsp; &nbsp; that the Goulburn office is the only one that pays twice a month.
A RUSTIC ROMANCE. Breach of Promise Action. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 2 August 1901
A RUSTIC ROMANCE. Breach of Promise Action. In the month of March last a spinster named Amelia Fahey gained a verdict against Henry Ovens, farmer and grazier, of the Burrowa district, for breach of promise of marriage, a sympa- thotic jury awarding her £100. &nbsp; Mr. Garland appeared before the Full Court on Tuesday afternoon on behalf of the defendant, and moved to make absolute a rule to set aside the verdict, and grant a new trial, or to enter a verdict for the defendant "The question," said counsel, "is whether the admitted evidence of the plaintiff did not conclusively make out a plea of exoneration and discharge." There were, added counsel, a number of pleas when the action was tried, but the only one relevant to the present motion was that of exoneration and discharge. The facts were that the defendant was a man aged about 27, while the fair plaintiff confessed to 36 years. They became engaged in 1891, and the last letter defendant wrote to the plaintiff was in Febr...
GREENWICH PARK. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 2 August 1901
GREENWICH PARK. (From Our Correspondent.) The new R. C. Church at New Country Flats is agitating the public mind about here somewhat, more particularly the &nbsp; proposal to erect a wooden structure, since in the opinion of those in authority sufficient money is not avail able for a stone building. This course does not meet with the approval of many who contributed towards the church fund, and otherwise labored zealously to obtain the necessary capital, as it was their desire to see erected a substantial building of stone, which would defy the havoc wrought by white ants which devastate and unnerve wooden structures in tim- bered country adapted to their habita- tion. The site proposed denotes the presence of the ants, their hillocks dis- closing that fact. Under these cir- cumstances a wooden structure would be the forerunner of assured destruction for that reason. The matter calls for attention. Some time since Mr. A. E. Grubb originated a guessing competition in connecti...
THE LATE MRS. RAILTON. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 2 August 1901
THE LATE MRS. RAILTON. THE funeral of the late Mrs. Railton took place this morning, a large concourse of vehicles following the remains to the Wes- leyan Cemetery. The burial service was read &nbsp; by the Rev. J. W. Winspear in a most impres- &nbsp; sive manner. Wreaths were sent by the fol- lowing :— Lodge Australia No. 58, Iceni Lodge U.A.O.D., Southern Cross Lodge R.A.O.B., Mr. and Mrs.Tisdale, Teachers and &nbsp; Pupils South Goulburn Public School, Mr. &nbsp; and Mrs. Leck, Mr. and Mrs. H. Lander, Mrs. and Miss McLean, Mr. and Mrs. H. Carlsen, Mr. and Mrs. Barrett, League of Wheelmen ; and a number of others. Much sympathy is felt for the bereaved family. &nbsp;
GOULBURN POLICE COURT. FRIDAY, AUGUST 3. (Before Mr. Caswell, P.M., and C. H. Roberts J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 2 August 1901
GOULBURN POLICE COURT. Friday, August 3. (Before Mr. Caswell, P.M., and C. H.Roberts J.P.) Florence Ada Maess and Patrick Goodwin, deemed to be insane, were remanded for seven days for medical treatment. An old man, a stranger, was remanded pending receipt of an order for his admission to an asylum.
WOMANHOOD SUFFRAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 5 August 1901
W0A1ANH00D SUFFRAGE. Rki'LYISO lo a gathering of representatives j from Womanhood Suffrage Leagues of New town, Glebe, Anuandale, Camperdown, Ned fern', Toxteth, Darlnighurst, and Er.skineville, to urge the early introduction to Parliament of the Women Franchise Hill, Mr. See said the Government had a long progaminc of business for this session, and one of the most important bills to be introduced was that dealing with women's franchise. (Applause). He knew there were some men who never regarded tin's question as seriously as they should. Dut he believed that Che more they looked into the subject the more they realised its significance. The Government would make an endeavour to bring this bill before Parliament at the earliest possible moment, and the measure would be as liberal as most people desired. (Applause.) The question of women occupying a seat in Parlioment would not at present be dealt with.
GOULBURN SPARROW SHOOTING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 5 August 1901
GOULBURN SPARROW SHOOTING CLUB. The shooting for the trophy on Saturday tc sulted as followsA. Badgery 3,C. Cooper r,* W. Wood 4. W, Davis 4, J. I*y»e 4, A. Lloyd R. Cooper-5, C. M. Shaw 5, S S. Meyer 3, S. Styles 5, l\ Rogers 6, ]. Tyler 4. -Bore ham 5, H. Baxter 0, V. Maddox 8, O. Deacon 4, A. L. Morrice 5, C. Holt 3. D- Gibson I, C. Gibson 7, P. Cooper 3. V. Maddox secured a leg in for trophy and won the sweep. A seeond sweep was afterwards shot off, 19 shooters taking part. Deacon and Rogers divided.
GRABBEN GULLEN. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 5 August 1901
GRABBEN QULLEN. (Hkom 01'K CORHESI'OXUEXT). Hake Dkiyb.—A half-day hart* drive was held at Mr. \V. Loughnanc's on Friday aftcrnoom when twenty shooter# and a like number of drivers turned up and killed 219 hares and rabbits. Top scorer A. Tracey 23, followed by\V. Kuane 21, NY. Loitghnane 20, A. J. Glennan 17, P. White 16, T. Hodge 15, M. McDonald 13, D. Hog.m 13, and others rang ing down to four. Messrs. Marks Bros, were on the ground buying the hares and were keptfcusy, This is the third drive that has been held here in the last fortnight, resulting in the destruction of 558 hares and rabbits ; chiefly hares as the rabbits will not drive in the bush if they can find a log. WHATiliiH.—Bitterly cold weather has pre* vailed lately. Snow fell on Sunday morning and at intervals until at late hour on Monday, when about nine inches had fallen. We did not have as much snow this year as wc usually have, this being only the second fall; but we have had many heavy frost*. Stock.—All the stoc...
GOULBURN PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 5 August 1901
Gouluurx Pmces Cviikbnt. (It must be understood that these prices are those offered by the local merchants to the producers, and not those quoted by the merchants to buyers.) Flour, £6 5s to £& 15s per ton Wheat, 3s to as 3d per bushel Bran, 8)d to 9jd per bushel Pollard, 8Jd to 9jd per bushel Oats, is fid to is Qd per bushel Make, 2s fid to as tid per bushel Hay, £1 15s to £2 per ton Straw, 15s to 22s per ton Barley, Xs Qd to 2s per bushel Potatoes, £5 to £s 10s per ton Onions, 15s per cwt Chaff (dealers' manufacture), £1 10s to £1 lis per ton (exclusive of bags) Bacon (district), 4d to fid per lb Hams, 5d to 6d per lb Butter,dairy-made, iodper lb; factory-made ordinary, is j creamery, is Lard, 51I to .Sid per lb in bladder ; 4id to 5d In.bulk; none offering llKgs, gd per dozen . Hides, 3jd to 3jd per lb Sheepskins, merinos, from Jd to 5d per lb, and tros^breds, 2 id to jjd Tallow, £iy to per ton in shipping condition; broken packages, £15 to £16 Wattle bark £4, hickory £1 ...
PITHY PARS. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 5 August 1901
PITHY PARS. Spuing xveathcr. Rain wanted in the district. 1 See, said the opposition lender. Government 00, opposition 28. Majority 38. Federal parliamentary allowances must stop. Sce-Wise-O'Snllivau's motto, " progress tempered with prudence." 115 members were accounted for in the rccent division in parliament. There lias been considerable sickness among new Ms.P. since the election. Mr. Kind used to tell how wonderfully N'.S.W. was prospering under his policy. Head the census returns. For the past 15 or 20 years Goulburn has been practically at a standstill. Is that pros perity ? It is freely asserted that a system of offici ally recognised slavery exists in Westralia, Fiji, and Queensland. Alderman O'Brien is 011 the warpath in defence of his recent statements icgarding the quality of beef and pork 011 the market. Mr. Fred Uadgcry is afraid that if the public believe the statements of certain nutltorities 011 the meat question, Goulburn ladies will abjure meat." It is suggested t...
Cable News. LONDON, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 5 August 1901
Cable News. London*. Friday. A Boer commando lias entered Portu guese territory in search of provisions, and Portuguese troops have demanded its surrender. The Chancellor of the Exchequer says that the sums voted for the war in South Africa will suffice to the middle of February, and longer, if things go well. Sir Michael Hicks-Beach added that there was reason to anticipate a reduction in war expenditure, a remark which is interpreted to mean the early recall of 40,000 troops. For the four months, April to July, the war coat ^25,750,000, and in July the weekly expenditure was^i,350,00. A Yeomanry patrol of 20 men was captured and subsequently released by a force of 200 Boers at Doom River. AH the native scouls accompanying the patrol were shot by the Boers, who also killed a wounded yeoman, sup posing liim to have been a " Cape boy," Commandant Kiuitzinger has an nounced that he will shoot all natives in British employ, armed or unarmed. In this connection General French re ports t...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 5 August 1901
FOOTBALL. In the local competition matches on Saturday Wallarroo defeated Collector by 33 points to nil. For the winners tries were obtained by McDougal (3), Hayes (3), Bolton, Chard, and Ryan ; goals being kicked by Ryan, Gulson, and Chard. Mr. E. Gould umpired. In the junior match Fusiliers de feated Wallarroo by H to 8. Tries for the winners were obtained by Evans, Heath, and Harper, Mullaney kicked a goal. For the losers Haddon and Carey scored, and Smith kicked a goal. Mr. J. Nesbitt umpired. A scratch match between Goulburns and combined College and Warrigals resulted in a win for the former by 14 to 3. For the winners tries were ob tained by McAlister (2), McDougal,and Smith, and McAlister kicked a goal. For the losers Gale scored. Mr. J. Jessop umpired. At Gunning on Saturday the War rigals were defeated by live to nil.
MR KRUGER AT CHURCH. How the ex-President Spends his Sabbath at Hilversum. [Newspaper Article] — Werriwa Times and Goulburn District News — 5 August 1901
MR KRUGER AT CHURCH. the ex-President Spends his Sabbath at Hilversuni. A little before Church-time every Sunday morning a small group of per sons gather near the door of " Casa Cara," the villa at Hilversum, where Kruger is staying. The London " Daily Express" says that curiosity to get a view of Oom Paul is still strong in those who have not yet seen him, and many cyclists go for a spin down to Hilversum to get a peep at the old man. Mr. Kruger rides to church in a closed carriage, drawn by two light chestnut color horses, with coachman and footman 011 the box dressed in the dark green livery of the Transvaal official days. The arms of the Trans vaal are emblazoned on the panels of the carriage doors, and below them stands the ihscription " Eendracht maakt macht," or," Union is strength." The horses' head-gear carries the Transvaal national colors in the form of a small rosette, side by side with the Dutch colors—a sop to the Nether landers. Presently Oom Paul lumbers out of the v...