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LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 6 March 1879
liOCAJL USTEIiMOEHrCJE. jtf' ? - ? ' ' TnE SnoAi/irAVEN River Bridge. — It is notified in tho Gazelle of Friday lost that tlio tender of Messrs. Davcy and Co., for tho con struction of tho cast iron cylinders for tho bridge over tho Shoalhavon Diver at Nowra, has boon accopted by tho Government. Trustees. — Tho following notifications appear in tlio Government Gazette of Friday Inst : Trus T.ccs 01 tlio laiuinruanioowarraaoiiicatcu as sues foi-Wesloyan church, and Ministers residence : — Revs. B. Chapman, G. Hurst,' and il. H. Gaud; trustees of tho land in Nowra, dedicated ns sites for Church of. England church and parsonage ; John Wntson, John Mtick'oliar Brown, and Simeon Jonnings. , '. ? 1 Mrs. J. Geiuiet's Death. — '.'.his lady, who wns an old and esteemed resident of this neighbourhood, died at her late rosidonco, Nowra, on tho 3rd instant, in the sixtieth yoar. of her ago. Tho immediate causo of hor death, : wo understand, wns disease of tho heart. Tlio romains of tho deceased...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 6 March 1879
Mi most important advantages con-: i the newspaper press consists in^ mity it affords for the discussion nd.of question which presents any public interest, — an opportunity did and intelligent persons are ilue the more ^highly, when they ^^?Klcct how it commonly fares with such ^^subjects at public meetings called ostensibly for considering some open question — those moetings which are valued so highly by the more or less demagogic persons who have ? ^ the trick of adopting the particular tone 'touted to the ears of miscellaneous meetings. Eve'r-. in the best conducted 'viva voce' debatqs — say those of the House of Lords, wljerOj generally speaking, there is little or no interchange of anything personally offen sive, 'ii- great portiori;of ' the time which they occupjyandof the discussional on orgy and ingenuity of the speakers, is unavoidably consumed in attack, defence, explanation, recrimination having a political party character. The skill which debaters exhibit in partying and...
MELBOURNE. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 6 March 1879
, ' JfELBOURNE. I r. jr Wednesday. Eight of tho Kolly sj-mpathisers wero furthor romanded at Bocchworth, and tho romaindor woro discharged. Tho magistrates aro dotorminod to put down tho sale of gifts, and overv caso of tho kind will bo proceeded against, whether in connection with hi public entertainmont or not. F-ridav. r A'aorriblo bush firo brokoout on Cook's ostato, Condiili, on Wonnesday, which. the aboriginals | at tho mftsion station, and tho inhabitants woro unable to check. Owing to n furious gulo, milos of fencing woro burnt. Tho travellers in tlio Poj:tlnittl train hnd a narrow oscape. A largo treo foil across tho line just as the train passed. Satuaday. Thoro is ovidonee that tho Kolly gang_ liavo returned to their old retreats in Victoria, as Josoph Byrno was soon coming out ofhis mother's hut at Sobastopol, eight miles from Boecliwortli, on Monday. He was followed some distance by a man who reognised him, Byroo was then joined by three mounted men and-ths nlau left; ?...
HAY. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 6 March 1879
IIAY. .Wednesday. ?' l-'our buslirangors havo -Jicon captui-od by the Bahnnald- ',])oli«o. ? Ono- policoman was shot through tho back. - ? ? - ? Thursday. . . Information . has been recoivo-l bore that at about 10 o'clock this morning six suspiciousr. looking mon passed Quandong, on tho Booligal Eoiid; I: Fivo -woro riding in-aliody, and ono was loading a packliorso. Thoy wont in tho direction of- Euroyabah, and it is. supposed that it is tho Kelly giing making for Hilston, anil thoro aro no I polico thoro. - . 1 i ? -Friday. , | A man named William Peck, a- bouiiilary rideratBonorembnli, rodo into tho Murriimliidgoe I on Tuosday while drunk, and was drowned. Tho I body was found to-day; Deceased was aged 40 i ?years. ' : |
WALGETT. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 6 March 1879
WMjGETT. ? Friday. A tremendous thunderstorm passed over this town last night. Ovor threo inchcs of rain foil. Tlio wires of tho telegraph office woro fused, and a tromondous oxplosion took placo. Tho coach containing tho Sydney mail started out just boforo tho rain commenced, and succoeded in getting iivo milos on tho road, whon tho sea of water prevented its getting any furthor. Tho, rivers aro rising fast. Tlio total rainfall during tho last four days has been nearly fivo iuclies. ?
CASINO. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 6 March 1879
CASINO. f From the Herald. J ? . : ? ? Friday, ifrs. John Gray, a very old resident, of tlio district, was drowned in the river yesterday. Sho wa« washing clothes by tho river bank in tho morning;, on boing called to dinner sho mado no answer. Search being mado, her dead body was found in the river. It is supposed she foil in whilo getting a buclcot of water from tho rivor, 'and tho currant bearing hor down she was drowi:'.(l. Much sympathy is expressed, as ^[rs.-firay was an o'xcellont woman. Sho loaves ;14 children alive.
DUBBO. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 6 March 1879
DUimo. Wodnosdav. I Two .'mined moil stuck-up M'Millan's storo, Timbrabongio, on 'Monday night. Ono shot was tired,' but no ono was woundod. Thoy robbod tlio otorokeoper of £3 cash. . , ,,i -. : : : '. . . . . - . ? Thursday. A selector named Colbram has boon arrosted for sticking- up tlio storo at Timborabogie, and lias boon identified by tho storokoopor. IVisoner; who is a rosidont of tho district, was remanded for oiglit days.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 6 March 1879
A rr.KiTY, faithfuVvindox- of lho state of tho stomach and liver is tlio condition of tho skin. ? 'Tlio most prominontcausoof shallowness aroindi gostion and billiousiicss. Kidnoy diseases, close ? cohfiui'iiiont andpoyorty of tliq liiood all .tond to rob the ehc«-k' of the ruddy glow of health; 1 JTo TOgain ldst colour and wliatis much morojmport. iint, to 'romovo- tho: causos-. of discoloration and .wanonossof visago.- check iiTisgularitips and forti lino tlio blood with Udoldho Wolfe's Scliiodam, Aiomntic Schnapps. — Adv. ' Holloway's-Pills;-— Inviilidsf distracted , by .. indigestion .ihd, discouragod; in thoir search for ''i'^romody sliouldmako trial'of this nover-.failing medioino.' A lady.- long'a martyr to dys])0]itic tor turns; .writos tluit Holloway's Bills mado liorfeol . as if a btiwlenlind boon takon jffhor. IIors]m'its, forniorly low Jiiavo greatly, iin]iroved : li«r capri7 eions appotitoTms givon .plnco to healthy hunger, hor dull, sick hoadaeliolias dopartod, and grn...
Freemasonry. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 6 March 1879
FrccuiuHoiiry. The following communication, published in a rocont issue of tlio ?Evening 'News, boing, a synopsis of tlio circumstanco connected with tlio establishment of tlio. Grand'Lodeo of Now South - ' Wales, will bo rend with interest by FruomasoiiB I mid others: — ^ 'FREEMASONRY IN NEW SOXJTII WAljlib. * ' To TJir, Ediioh. .'.' Sir, — I inn sure ovory mason who lins rend tho correspondence .in ? tlio : daily journals, pub lished by . request , of - Bro. J. William1*, D.G.MiE.C., - will bo . glad to learn that his honourablo sentiments wore almost sufficiently , strong: to prevent him noting tho disgraceful part of publishing to the world tho private com niuiiicntions'botwooiidistinguisbcd brotliron. . ' *I am compollofl to give this warning to thoso -who aro Freemasons, also to others intend ing to becomo Freemasons, and who might otlidrwiso, through inadvbrtcnco or ignorance,' lio lod to join the solf-coiisjituted body callcdtho Grand Lodgo, of Now South Wales, thoroby oxclu...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 6 March 1879
MONUMENTS ' ' ? . AND y\ „T OMBSTOSBSi TIEB largest Stock in Australia to soloet from, of new and choico dosigns, chiefly in, MARMiSi: ami CKAJVITBC, lit prices slightly in advanco of that hithorto paid for painted sandstone. Designs, with in-icos, forwarded on application. 'fComb Kailingw in great variety. J. H A N S O N, Hear of Now Lands Oflico, . - - srwiir. THE LARGEST SALE IN AUSTRALIA. Reduced. Price List. 'HOME 'SHUTTLE .1 AMERICAN L00IC-STIT(3lI SEWING MACHINE. ? 4 Tiir Best and Most Easily 'Woukkd . . Eamily Sewing JIacui.vu in* T1IB MABKBT, Without Regard to Price. EVEET6ENUINE - - HOME SHUTTLE SEWING MACHINE IS STAMPED, :l[.:MOS8 & CO., ' 'S'O'JL Ti A «K- JE 3ST T ? SYDNEY, N.S.W. . : : ? !!!. BEWARE OF !!! ' . Keriuan and liiriuuighaiii l lVi i T AT I O N s . _____ . I We fool confident that whenever porsons wishing to buy Sewing Machines will givo tho i 4 HOME SHUTTLE SEWING MACHINE a Fair Trial in competition with .'others, IT WILL HAVE THE PREFERENCE. .' . ?!...
Current Market Prices. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 6 March 1879
Ciirrent Mnrkct I'rices. r Best siuhplo maizo, !ls. 2d. - to .'is. 3d. per. bushel ; medium, 3b. jior busliol ; 'oggs, Is.- (id. to Is. (Id. ])or dozon, m great domand ; ducks, ?Is. to (is. ]iorpair ; othor descriptions of poultry, continuo at last week's pricos ; sucking pigs, Jd. toSd. porlb; bncon, -Id. per lb., dull ; -inferior lots, but good well cured samples fetching 7d. to Hd. por 11). ; best Illawarra butter, (id. por lb, good and sound, scarce ; lambs and calvus slow of sale, market fully supplied ; largo arrival of potatoes causod tint market.
MISCELLANEOUS. Unveiling of Captain Cook's Statue. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 6 March 1879
MISCELLANEOUS. Unveiling of Captain Cook's Statue. ( Abridged from the Ilerald .J .Me. Titos. Woolneii's Statue of Captain . Cook was unvailed in position in Hyde Park, S3'dney, on JEuesday, February 25, in tho presence of upwards of 70,000 spectators. THE PROCESSION. The national sentiments of the people , must have considerably interfered with their digestion, for they had scarcely finished tlieir dinners when they hurried off to the Domain , to witness the assembling of tho various ? bodies to tako part in tlio 2'i'ocession. By the timo appointed for starting the proces : sion there were about 12,000 persons in tho Domain, and the placo never before presen ted such an animated aiid gay appearance. One of the first sights that met the eye was the detachments of sailors, marines, and artillerymen from tho Wolverine nnd Emer ald. The men composing thom wero very neat in appearance, and, as they marched off to tho music of their band, seemed quite automatic in their movements. The Pe...
Telegraphic Intelligence. SYDNEY. WEDNESDAY, 7 P.M. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 6 March 1879
Tclcgrapiliic IntclligcHcc. fFrom Our Telegraphic, Correspondent./ w SYDNEY. ? . , : .... . Wednesday, 7 r.it. In tlio : Logislativo Assembly Inst evoning, Dr. Bowkonnoyod that tho Govcnimont bring in a bill for tho abolishing of tho Couneil of Educa tion, on tho grounds that it was contrary to con stitutional liolicy that £350,000 of tlio public money should bo annually oxponded by an irre sponsible board. Several mombors spokoon tho quostion, whon tho debate lapsed, owing to Tuos day boing a Govornmont day. After sovon o'clock tho debate on tho Financial Statement was resumed and concluded. 'Council's amond mont on Parliamentary Privileges Bill was con sidered and furthor nmondmonts inndo. Tho TIouso wont into tho consideration of tho Esti mates in chief.' Mr. M'Elhono moved tho re duction of tho salary of tho Chairman of Com mittees from £500 'to £-100. After debate, tho motion was withdrawn, to allow Mr. Wisdom to move tho reduction of Prosidont's salary from £12,000 to £1000, a...
Four Millionaires. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 13 March 1879
Four MHliouuii'CS. . I In tlie com'se. of tho year 1®78, ll'ojildns, Colton, Eoeso, and O'Brion, four residents of San Francisco, have died. All bogan life in poverty and died reputed millionaires. Each of tliom loft -111 estate estimated at moro than 8,000,000 dollars, 01- £1,61)0,000; - In tlio ' Alta somo account is giveiuot tlie wealthy quartet .' Hopkins was strict, economical, ?fond of business for tlio sake of business, with a strong sense of duty, a dislike of dis play and of any participation in political management.' He . was a 'quiot, just man, liked and trusted by all' who- know him woll ; fitted to tln-ivo by prudence and thrift, avoid ing everything that appeared to him like a speculation, but not unablo to comprehend or unwilling' to undertake vgreat -ontoiprisosj - sucli as tlio Central Pacific was at tlio begin ning. Colton was ft very'tilifferent man. Ho began life as an office-lioldor, was a natural jiolitician, and was fond of pilrtici pating'in public movements ...
The Zulus. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 13 March 1879
Tlie Zulus. . V The recent momentous evonts inHlio South African colonies will givo interest to tho fol lowing details gatliorod ,from tlio ; ' Pall Mall Gazette ' -. — Natal contains a; native population esti mated at 300,000 -of Zulu ^ationiility, while: its European and coolie inlmbitants'numbor together some. 40,000. On tlio south in its immediate, neighbourhood aro tho .Basutos,' who are British subjects living under the jurisdiction of a- chief magistrate appointed by tho Capo government. ^Between- tliem' I and tho sea on tlio Natal boundary tlio I country .belongs to the numerous Amapondo tribe, for the present friendly, but believed to bo in communication with tlie disaffected natives and watching .tlio :. course of events. To the, north, adjoining tho colonial bound ary for nearly : two huifdred mi'les- is tlio Zulu* country. Tlio , Zulus 'are tho most :warliko tribe with which we aro likely to havo any encounter' in South Africa; Thoy are subject _ to a military despotism ...
The English General Post-office. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 13 March 1879
The English General Fost^Offlcc. ( Abridged from the Herald.) I Some of the facts given in the twenty-fourth .. ; annual roport of the English General Post v . Office can hardly fail to\ interest and to ' amuse the reading public. \ The number of , officials in tlio Post Office department of the . United Kingdom at the close of last year was forty-fivo.. thousand five hundred and Bix, an increase of four hundred and eiglity two during the year. Of these eleven thou sand four hundred and seventy throe are . employed on telegraph work, thirteen thou sand eleven hundred and sixty three are' - postmastors, ten thousand are clerks, and . twenty one thousand are letter carriers, sor ters, and messengers. In London alone tlio Post Offico staff numbers about eleven thou sand, and about six thousand of these are wiifV-retl at tlw hcoA office. Tho average ? weight of the mails that daily arrivo at St. Mai-tin's le Grand is twenty -three tons; tliat of the mails disjmtehed is forty-three tons....
MISCELLANEOUS. The Rev. Nathaniel Pidgcon. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 13 March 1879
? MISCEMLAjSTl^OCS. TJie Rev. Nathaniel i'JUlgeon. ?One of tlio earliest heroes of our City Mis sion field, the Eev. Nathaniel Pidgeon, has just gone to liis rest. Mr. Pidgeon was born at Bellevue, County 'Wexford, Ireland, August 16, 1803, and landed here May 29, . 1841. He began at oncc to do the'^vork of an evangelist and city missionary, and con tinued to, labour for thirty-six years, till physical -weakness mado \ further servico impossible. For many years lie was lmr rassed by insults in the streets, and oven by assaults at liis meetings, but' these tiling's lie lived down by patient , ^endurance, and. tlirougli his whole -career lio had, to battle ?with poverty, partly because 'those 'to -whom he ministered were unablo to make much return in temporal things, and partly be cause lie never could see a- fellow creature in distress without sharing with liim,! if need be, his last shilling. Ho mado it tlio busi ness of liis life to seek ou^tlic lost in tlie lanes and alleys, and w...
POETRY. Tired Mothers. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 13 March 1879
POETRY. _ _ I -Tired Mothers. . A little elbow leaiis upcui your knee— Tour tirod kneo, tliat lias so much to bear ; A ohild's dear oyes avo looking lovingly From undorueath a tliatoli of tangled hair. Perhaps you do not heed tho velvet touch Of.warm, moist fingers, holding you so tight ; You do not prize this blessing over-much, You aro almost too tirod to'pray to-night. But it is blessedness ! A year ago , I did not see it as I do to-day — We are so dull and thankless ; and too slow i 'To catch tho sunshine till it slips away. And now it seeinB surpassing strange to mo 'That, -While I woro the badge of motherhood, 1 I did not kiss more oft tihd tenderly ?'The little child that brought mo only good. And if, some night, whet you sit down to rest, You miss his elbow fromWour tired knee ; This restless curling head irom oft your breast ; 'This lisping tonguo that chattors constantly If fromyourowntliodimpledhandshadslipped, And no'or would ncstlo in your palm again ; If tho -white foo...
Cricket. NOWRA V. CAMBEWARRA. [Newspaper Article] — The Telegraph and Shoalhaven Advertiser — 13 March 1879
- -. ;? Cricket. ..,-J ? Nowra y. Camiiewarra. . ?. . . . The following aro tho scores mado in tho above match, which was played at Cambowarra on Saturday last, and resulted in a victory, for tho Nowra toiun in ono innings with five 'runs to spare : — ! ,'. , -:i' ? '? ' Nowra.— First Innings. J. Graham, b J. Glnnvillo ? ? ? 0 J. Hewitt, st W. Kenuodv, b T. Shepherd. . 2 G. Rolfe, c J. Kelly, b l^oakos. . . -. ... : . . 0 II. M'Konzio, c and li J. .Glnnvillo ? . . 17 H. L. Lovogrovo, b J. Glnnvillo. ... . ... . 2 J. Richardson, b J. Glanullo. . .\ . ... . . . 0 J. Mulloy, .b T. Shepherd ? 5 J. M'Jjaron', not out ? 7 A. Patterson, o and b J. - Shopherd . . . . , . 1 Jas. Glnnvillo, h J. Glanvillo ... . 3 G. M|Guiro, b J. Glanvillo... . . .-:. . . 0 ' Byos. . . .:. ? ? ? ? .... ;.... ....... . 7 Log byes ? 2 Total ? ? 52 CAJtBEWARRA.-- First Innings. J. Noakes, b II. M'Konzio. . . . . . ... . . ... . — 3 'I'.- Sliophord, o Pnttorson, bM'Konzio. : . . . . 0 G. Lee, o Howitt, 1) M'KoMio...