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NEWS BY TELEGRAPH The Broken Hill Crisis. BRINGING ABOUT ARBITRATION. Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 8 January 1909
NEWS BY TELEGRAPH (From. New South Wales Country Press Association ). The Broken Hill Crisis. BRINGING ABOUT ARBITRATION. ; Sydney, Thursday. Mr. W. M. Hughes, Federal Attorney General, stated this afternoon that he had received a telephone message from Mr. Fisher, in .Melbourne, to the effect that he had had a conversation with Mr. Thomas, Postmaster-General, and Fed eral member for the Barrier,, who ex pressed the opinion that he felt hopeful of a settlement of the trouble at Btoken Hill being arrived at. Mr. Hughes says he quite concurs with what Mr. Wade has said respecting the calling out of the military. It was ill-advised to refer to the subject. j Melbourne, Thursday. Mr. Thomas wired to the A.M.A.j Broken Hill, to-day, asking them to send a delegate to Melbourne at once, as the Proprietary Co's. directors will meet to morrow. . He hopes that Friday's meet ing will do a great deal to relieve the . present .tension, and that Mr. Justice Higgins,' President of the Federal Af ,...
Correspondence. VALUE OF SWEET BRIAR. (To the Editor of the "Argus.") [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 8 January 1909
Correspondence, l VALUE OF SWEET BRIAR. (To the Editor of the ' 'Argu».') % Sir, — In your issue of the Gth lust M appears an extract from the 'S. M. Herald,' submitted by Mr. W. Glasson, | with regard to the 'sweet briar' as a % sheep fodder. In support of Mr. Glas- ,J son's argument I would state that too i much importance cannot be attached to ^ this question. We have, at present, , 5 about three -hundred sheep living en tirely upon about twenty ~ acres of briars; there' being not a vostlge o£ ^ grass upon any portion of tho laud. The young sheep are fattening, whilst the aged are quite holding their owu. yl| These' briars, a few years ago, seemed 'tj j a menace to the land. To-day, how« $j ever, we regard them as a 'hill lu* .'J cerne' growing luxuriantly on laud j '-J; (timbered or otherwise), that is, with* out them, absolutely incapable of de pasturing one sheep to every tires ; acre's. - In tire face of this, is it not' reason- ij| able that all stock o»fners residing to dis...
Big City fire. £30,000 DAMAGES. Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 8 January 1909
| Big City fire. sB 30,000 DAMAGES. Sydney, Thursday. At 16 o'clock this morning a disas trous fire broke out in a large' furni ture factory, the property of T. Made ley,. in Engine-street1^ City. The building -was a five taoried one', built of brick, and within an hour was to tally destroyed. The fire started among some shavings near the boilers, aud in a few minutes tlie' premises ?were a. mass of flames, which spread with marvellouB rapidity. The roof nrirl tlirpn w.iIIr soon fell, and all- that now remains is the front portion' of the wall. , The building was practically an' ;isol ated one. It was heavily stored ;witlh' 1 furniture, and the loss is estimated' at £30,050. '* Nearly 100 employees; we're iT-i ? in various parts of tire factory 'when 'v the outbreak . occurred, ^ but, . .despite j the startling rapidity of its spread,:'. tlie^ -:j-; all managed to escape uninjured'. k- During the progress of the Are, fiy Ing debrfs alighted on a number of places in the vicinity, and...
KIPLING'S ATTACK ON SOCIALISM. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 9 January 1909
KIPLING'S ATTACK ON SOCIALISM. ?'??Mr Rudyard Kipling has, writes P«ji' j| lie Opinion, written a bitter and n limit attack on Socialism called J Adventures of Melissa.' His Aniert g editor calls it 'the most biting. 'r ® chant thing out of Kipling's br | within the past six years. T is a s | that' will stir up angry .controve -? ^ These stabs at the communistic prop, j, ganda will surely be parried by Be | ard Sliaw or Jack London In E0 [i equally brilliant parable.' fi
NEWS BY TELEGRAPH The Hamilton Tra[?]edy. WOMAN'S STRANGE STORY. Newcastle. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 9 January 1909
NEWS BY TELEGRAPH (From Now South Wale* Country Press Association). The Hamilton Tra edy. WOMAN'S STRANGE STORY.,, 4- Newcastle. Friday.' Florence Randle, %uo was shot at Hamilton, near Newcastle, on Tues day, by her husband, who afterwards committed suicide, is uuw Butflcieutly recovered to give her version of the affair. She tells a somewhat amazing story. They had been married, she said, only since November, and, though they hau bfcea cm good terms, ho bought a r». velver. While out walking with her on th« day of the shooting, he show ed her the weapon, and said, 'Shall 1 do it now.' She understood what he meant, and replied, 'Yes, and be done with it.' She was qulto will ing to die at the time. She imme diately felt a sharp pain iu her chest and knew uo more. Her husband's body 'was found subssquently., The woman's Btory Is not altogether credited.
HYDROPHOBIA. CAUSES BOY'S DEATH. CASE IN WASHINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 9 January 1909
HYDROPHOBIA. CAUSES- BOY'S DEATH. CASE IN WASHINGTON. For the first time since , the Pasteur f treatment was established by the mil. | rine hospital service at the laboratory I of hygiene here, says the Washington f: 'Evening Star,' the surgeons in charge f- have had a chance to see what they r have diagnosed as a genuine case of hydrophobia. B This was the case of the colored boy, 1 Thomas Brown, aged 10 yeats, of Alex- 1 andrla. g Brown had not been given the protec- 1 cive ireaimeni aammistcreu at tne lab. s oratory. Physicians of that institution t]j were called in only a few hours before 'A his death to determine whether the boy a had hydrophobia. From symptoms and 'j? the history of the case there is little f| doubt it was a genuine case. P AUNT TO BE TREATED. || The aunt of the boy, who nursed him during his illness, and who was ex- || ?posed to infection, was taken for treat- || ment to the laboratory here to-day. gl Thomas Brown was bitten by a dog in ]» the first part of A...
FRIVOLOUS MADRID. DEVOTED TO GOSSIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 9 January 1909
. FRIVOLOUS MADRID. . DEVOTED TO GOSSIP. ® - The note of Madrid is frivolity. It Us . m spendthrift town. Nowhere do so many figM people of modest means keep carriages, ' or, at least, hire them. The automobile j|j has supplied a new outlet to an old Nowhere do so many people who cnnnci afford to have a motor driver, or to- buy regular supplies of petrol (which, pffSg to. be-sure, Irf both dear and bad in Spain), keep an automobile. Therefore, they turn out now and again for a glorification and the danger of the pub lie. . As for that public, it lives 'n the S streets and in a perpetual state of JSg brisk talk. .What London or Paris news comes ||§ through to Madrid, except telegrams, is mostly gossip. Important matters appear to interest tho Madrlleno little, jag What did interest him was when a ||| young person appeared on horseback' ||g Hyde Park In o dlrectoire costiiia*' . wgH Featherheaded and llghtheeled, we Madrileno is, on tlie other hand, go''' gBj natur»d and easy to live ...
COUNTRY NEWS. BLAYNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 9 January 1909
COUNTRY NEWS. BLAYNEY.'-- ! (From our Correspondent). Annual' Picnic. — Yesterday proved an ideal day for' the annual picnic in con nection with the Methodist Church, The ;Rev. Mr. Furner and his energetic band .of workers had a particularly busy af jternoon in attending to the wants of the large crowd that gathered for the occasion. This -has become one of the events of the year that is looked for ward to by both town and country folk. Illness.— Mrst/ Simpson, an old resi dent of Bathurst, is . laid up . at her daughter's .(Mrs; /G.^Schute), resid ence, suffering from 5 serious internal complaint.' The Fire.— The inquiry - concerning the recent fire has been postponed' to next week, which lias, 'caused consider able inconvenience. - .- Jan. 7, 1908, ' ; ?
THE MIKADO. MESSAGE TO U.S. PRESIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 9 January 1909
THE MIKADO. MESSAGE TO U.S. PRESIDENT. -Reuter's Agency is informed that tha. full text of the telegraphic message,] from President .Roosevelt conveyed to-i the Emperor of Japan bv Admiral , Sperry at his reception by -his Majesty yesterday was as follows:— 'Convey to his Majesty the. Emporor of Japan my best wishes for his con tinual good health and happiness, nnd that of all the lnhabtiants o. his realm. Express to his Majesty the high grati fication afforded me and the people of the United Statvj at this opooctuiiity, which nermits the Comman lcr-l'i Chifct-I of the Atlantic Fleet in . person to prer s»:it my apprc-ilation 'of the . friend i.iip. which has existed .from the oarl'est tinie - between the United Sta.-ej. and Japan and of the honor to the Unitci Stales in this invitation to tha UnUid. .Stales- Atlantic-. Fleet to visit the Em pire- of .Japan in Its. practice cruise round the world. - 'You -will express^ to his -Majesty the Emperor ray earnest wish . for, the. strengt...
Correspondence. CAPITAL LEAVING THE COUNTRY (To the Editor of the "Argus.") [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 9 January 1909
Correspondence. CAPITAL LEAVING xxitf COUNTRY (To the Eiiiior of the 'Argus.') Sir,— Capital is leaving the country by millions yearly when we iveed it to aid 11s in developing the ' resources of Aus tralia. \Ve, have a lot of tin-pot politi cians jabbering about this and that trifling matter while matters of real importance to the people- receive little or 110 attention. No part of the woild to-day presents a finer field 'for human intanirisn than Australia.' 'There are boundless possibilities waiting to be turned to good account when- we' have sense enougli to observe the natural or der of 'development, and 'turn loafers and humbugs of ail kinds -'out to grass. To show that I am not taking an extreme or unreasonable' vie\V ot mat ters permit ' me to direct the attention of your rea4ers to some remarkable facts and figures. It is I think accept ea as a souna ?Dusuie&s' uuuuiu umi. iv 'ceipts should exceed' expenses. An ex1 'cess of' expenditure leads to bankruptcy and ruin....
CHURCH BICENTENARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 9 January 1909
CHURCH BICENTENARY. 'The old church of St. Andrew at ?Richmond, Staten Island, U.S.A., cele brated its bicentenary on October 23. This Interesting edifice; was founded -in 170S, in pre-revolutionary times, by 'Queen Anne, who presented to the church a silver Communion service, a bell, ' a . Bible, , arid Prayer-books, a memorial tablet in bronze to Queen Anne was unveiled. The King, through Lord Knollys, sent a' message to Dr. Greer, the Bishop of New York, expres sing the hope that the same Providence which bad watched over the church tn the past would continue- to do so In the years to come. , ? j
The Glanmire Fire. FINES OF £10 INFLICTED. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 9 January 1909
The Glanmire Fire. iFINES OF £10 INFLICTED. j The men — Joseph, Godfrey and James j Jonts— yesterday appeared before the Police Magistrate on summons in which they were charged with leaving a fire in the' open air before tbe same had been extinguished. The information had been laid by Constable Lennon. Defendants pleaded Kuilty. Sub-Inspector Anderson stated - that a fire '-broke out 011 Thursday, Decem ber 3i, on. country rented by. Anderson Brothers'-on Wiuburndale. .Creeks by which- about 1000 acres of grass were destroyed. Jones is employed by Joseph Godfrey, a farmer at Raglan. The two men wei*e in the bush on Thursday Vobliing bees, and they set alight to a tree- in order to smoke out the bees. They then went for their dinner and the fire spread. Afchough on their re turn home -at night the defendants had fo pass the residences of the owner ot the land, the tenant and the manager, they did not mention the matter of the fire'. He asked the Bench to inflict tbe highest penalty b...
ALL A MISTAKE. AMUSING SUGGESTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 9 January 1909
? ALL A MISTAKE. AMUSING SUGGESTIONS. . Strange as it may seem, it is with no great surprise that we have read the news that Hetty Green has been mis taken in New York for a laundress. It seems that, when Mrs Green nought to renew the lease upon her winter homo in Hoboken, which she had I heretofore occupied at the stupendous rental of 19 dollars a month, she was heartlessly and openly accused of being, a washerwoman. Since :2!UXlO.OOO dollar fines ran be reversed and tlie. mere calling of names Is sooner or later, to fade from memory, new .penalties- must be invented for. these malefactors, and what can be more bitter than, to mistake tlieiu for | servants? We should not be at all sur- i prised if in the next few days we would be confronted with further of this,- perhaps iu despatches to cor respond with the following : NEW-YORK, Oct.— .—As Mr John D. Rockefeller was entering tlie cafe of the St. Reckless to-night he was . sur prised to have a young man place a 25 cent, tip in his ...
A Cruel Scandalous Thing. ABOUT A PROHIBITION ORDER, MAXIMUM PENALTY INFLICTED [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 9 January 1909
A Cruel Scandalous Thing, ABOUT A PROHIBITION ORDER. MAXIMUM PENALTY INFLICTED. At the iJOUCe UUUll jeoLviuaj, irauio Mr. T. C. K. McKell, P.M., John Kelly was charged with giving drink to Wil liam Beard, a person against whom an order of prohibition was outstanding, he knowing at the time, that such pro hibition order was in existence. Mr. Mcintosh appeared for tbe defen dant and at first pleaded 'Not Guilty.' After hearing the evidence of Senior Constable Sheehy lie withdrew from; the Senior-Constable Sh«ehy deposed that 011 the 4th January hts met a lad' named Louis Beard, and from what ' lie 'told him he accompanied him to Lambert street; about half ail hour after 'he saw defendant coming along Lambert street; witness said t'o Kelly: 'A com plaint has been made that you have been serving William Beard with bran dy; defendant denied It; witness called. Louis Beard and said to defendant: 'This young man has informed mp , he saw you supplying brandy to his fa ther;' witness asked u...
LIVING ON NINEPENCE PER WEEK. TRAGIC - COMEDY IN THE CORONER'S COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 9 January 1909
LIVING ON NINEPENOE PER WEEK. TRAGIC - COMEDY IN THE CORONER'S COURT. The London 'Daily Mail' of Oc tober 10 writes :— . . A pathetic sceno— the sequel to an inquest held- a fow- days ago — was witnessed in,. St:; Luke's . Coroner's Court yesterday.^ The inquest was held, at Shorcditcii on an old. woman named Upton, and it was stated that- in order to keep hersolr and lier liusDana, wftoso ago is 82, she - sold matches , and laces in Iho^ streets, makinp about 3s a woek. Ou£ of this .Is Cd a week was paid in rent for a room, \ leaving, the .couple Is Cd a wcok — 9d a wce.k each — for food, clothing, and -fuel. ?? Tho woman diod of starvation. ' ?? j Dr W. W.vnn Wescott, tho -Coroner | for North-East London, yesterday I summoned the old man 'before him, I and asked him if ho had received tho | letter containing money : (sent to tho | Coroner l\y charitable persons - who I had rend of tha case) . which . ho had j posted to him last week. I Upton : That I did ' not;, sir. ? I The Coron...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 9 January 1909
I' TERRIBLE FATE.: It's a terrible fate to suffer from se rious, Lung Trouble. Ward it off with Dr. Sheldon's New Discovery. Price, 1/6 and 3/. Obtainable at Mockler Bros., ueorge-st., Bathurst; E. Mor gan, Burraga.* S ?'«?-! I — I .' The residence of Mr. H. Baker at Sheep- wash-rpad,f BeJi'digo, Victoria, was set xm fire by his 2-year old son. The child threw matches into the wardrobe, and when., asked why .he did it, said, i'l was trying to burn daddy's V hat.' Mr. Baker lost £75 in notes ? and cash. ' Existence may . lie summed up thus : Up till thirty — live. .After thirty— liver. And then— just' living.'— R: Hicb'ens.' I.ife need not bo miserablo ? after you are thirty years old. If your liver is sluggish and refuses to perform' its' functions, tako a few doses of Chamberlain's Tablets, and you will live anew. For sala ry L, Eel sloy ami Co.
The Armidale Tragedy. DEMENTED MAN'S CONFESSION. Armidale, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 9 January 1909
The Armidalei Tragedy. DE^IENTED^?A^'S:'C^NFESSION; ; - ..- Arniidale. Thursday; jThere was a-scene of excitement' at tha - -police courE.^thls' 'afternoon owing to a report- that -a man, had been ar resfed in the ? morning who admitted being the- murderer^ofr,^ Hannah Kelly, the'-;Mi(!tiin!j'of ' theia-ecentri'locS .tragedy. :A ^large crowd gathered, and swarm ed 'into t)he 'courtroom as soon as the doors were opened'; . However, . the ; excitement subsided when the seif-ahnounce'd . homicide turn ed out to be an-unfortunate individual, who was apparently .put., of his senses. He' appeared before*' Mr. C. G. Wilson and Mr. E. M., Cohen, on suspicion of lunacy. i. .. Constable Coleman stated that at 4 o'clock on the previous afternoon he saw the suspect in' the local railway yard running after a train. He got up into one of tbe trucks, and hid himself in tlie corner. He .was. taken out by a railway- porter, and on seeing a con stable coming; towards -him ran,.-away into tire bush at...
The Broken H[?] Crisis. FURTHER OUTRAGES. WATER MAIN BLOWN UP. WHAT MAY HAPPEN WHEN POLICE ARRIVE. Sydney. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 9 January 1909
TheJJroken Hul Crisis. FURTHER OUTRAGES. W|A'l LR MAIN BLOWN UP. WHAT MAY. . HAPPEN WHEN .POLICE ARRIVE. . Svdney. Friday. Further 'outrages are reported from Broken Hill to-day. Shortly after midnight, last night an old, disused water ' main . leading to the Proprietary Mine was . dynamited. It is believed that it was -done with the object of disconnecting the water supply from the mine, but -fortunately for the Proprietary Company the per petrators seiecteu me wiuub i'i'=- Pickets deny all allegations of com plicity i nthe affair, stating that such | actions injure rather than further i their cause. The Unionists sent a communication to the Prime Minister last evening . asking him if it was the intention o£ j the Labor Government to allow arm ed forces to proceed through Vctoria ; to Broken Hill. The Prime Minister replied that the Federal Government had no coutrol over the Police on the railways in Australia. Except for the blowing up of the pipe, things have been quieter at the ...