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General News Items. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 30 August 1892
(ScEcrall InIcWs) litems. The French forces in Dahomey have bombarded Whydah and other ports. Tlio British steamer Anglia, belonging to tho Anchor line, has been capsized in the River Hooghly at Calcutta. Fifteen persons were drowned. News has been received that Captain Lugard baa succeeded in restoring peace at Uganda. He is marchincr to the coast. Tho Ivhosfc tribe baa revolted against tho Ameer. At Broken Hill things havo Quietened down sufficiently to allay apprehensions of any serious outbreak. A few more men havo goue into the mines, but as yet there is no general move on the part of the miners to resume work. Narandera is full of unemployed, and binds of hungry larrikins are robbing and molesting the Dhearers on various stations in the district. At a meeting at Northampton, tho Mayor presi ding, a resolution protesting against the exclusion of Mr. Labouchere from tho now Liberal Ministry was proposed, but the meeting ended in a general mel tr. Cheers were given for tlie Queen...
Local Information. COACHES. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 30 August 1892
ILocaH nmlToi'Diiation. COACHES. For 3niroN' Forest. — Hnddin'a ooach leaves Moss Valo al 7.15 am returniug at 8 a m 2.15 pm ,, 3pm 7 p in ? ,, 8pm. Fare Is single, children fld For Berrima.— Haddin's coach leaves Moss Vale at 7 am returning at 12 noon 2.15 pm „ 8 p in Fare Is 6il Bingle, children 9d Small charge mado for parcels sent through the driver Sundays as above except the midday journeys Spccial trips made a? any timo on application to MrHaddin Coaches also run to Robertson and Kangaroo Valley
Local Land Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 30 August 1892
Unocal ILwiull DBoa«l A meeting of tho Land Board was held at tho Courthouse, Moss Vale, on Friday. 20th instant, at which the following cases will be dealt with : — Commercial Bank, for appraisement of value of land resumed from lot 14, 40 acres, pariah Yar rawa.— Adjourned till next sitting. Charles Vance, c p 92-76, 40 acres, Wingello. — For measurement. William B.own, junr., c p 91-24, 126 acres, Joadja. — Confirmed, 1 i'ercivai onarles uorueaux, c 1 91-20, 377 acres, ! Bullio, to aubatituto improvements for fencing. — Confirmed ; rent 3d, Same, c p 92-18, 160 acres and c 1 92-9, 516 acres Bullio. — For measurement and report of District Surveyor. Michael Diguam, c 1 92-14, 40 acres, Wingello. — Disallowed. Joseph Hill Garbutt, c p 92-2, 97 acres, Bundaj noon, to substitute improvements for fencing.— Confirmed. George Hopkins, c p 92 0, 50 aares, Bomballa. — Confirmed. Abraham Lansdown, c I 92-15, 120 acres, Caoura — Disallowed. Robert Mayes, c 1 92 6, 40 acres. Wingello. — Conf...
The Position of the Country. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 30 August 1892
The Position of the Country. The Sydney Morning Herald in tho courso of a lonrlor says : — Tho mail which loaves to day will convoy evidonoo of tho general soundnosa of tho industriof and material interests of tho colony. That tho doubts which havo boon croatod, 'nnd aro refloctod in tho diminished prices ruling for Now South WaIo3 and otbor Australian stocks in tho London market, havo no solid foundation is apparont from a variety of considerations which aro prosontod by tho gonorul rosults of co-oporativo ontorpriso. When wo look at tho dividonds paid by tlio banks, stoam, inouranco, gas, and miscollanoous companies gonorally, and obsoi vo that wiili ono or two exceptioua thoy compare favourablyjwith tho amounts paid at this time last year. With such facts in ovidonco, wo can look confidently boyond tho presont disturbod conditions into tho sorenor lifo which is natural to Australia. Labour may striko, and capitalists mny button their pockots, but tho grass which furnishes four-fi...
Alterations in Despatch and Receipt of Mails. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 30 August 1892
Alterations 5m DDesprctcli atMl GEcceipt off GltiiHg. Owing to the alterations in the running of tho railway trains the following alterations in the mails will bo mado after to-morrow (Wednesday) ; —On Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fri days and Saturdays the m.ul will leave Moss Vabi at 1.30a.m., arriving at undermentioned places at times stated Yarrunga at 3 a.tn , Barrengarry, 5.30 a.m., Kangaroo Valloj\ 0.30 a.m., Cambe warra, 8.45 a.m., Nowra 9.45 a.m. Ou Saturday*. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, thoy will bo despatched aa follows:— Leave Nowra 3.30 p.m., Cambcwarra, 4.30 p.m., Kangaroo Valley, 7 p.m., Bairengarry, 7.15 p.m., Yarrunga, 11.45 p.m., arriving nt Moss Vale at 1.15 a.tn,, on Sundays, Tuesdays Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Tho mail at present despatched from Moss Vale a^ 2.50 n. in- on Monday will not be despatched until G.30 a.m. The mails nt present depatched to places on the southern Hue beyond M033 Vale on Sunda...
Early Postal Days in N.S.W. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 30 August 1892
EapDy IPooJioH Days to KT.S.W. At the opening of the Burwood new post offibe Lord Jersey waa shown an ordinary letter written in 1801, on whioh 4s lid pootago had boen paid. Tho Postmaster General qIgo gave a brief history of early postal business in whioh ho said that a glance at the earliest dayo of postal and telegraph communication afforded an interesting con trast to tho facilities givon at the present day. For more thon 20 years aftor tho foundation of Iho colony there was no post office at nil. and no monnn of poDtal communication ctaer than by privato hand, moot of tho Govern ment despatches ond official messages being (forwarded by constables, who occasionally delivored letters handed to them by settlors. Tho- first post, office was established by Governor. Macquario in 1810, at tho housoof Mr;-Ieaao Nichols, in Goorgo-streof, Sydnoy, who. used to charge 8d for every colonial one. When he diod Mi. Panton succeeded him under designation of ' Postmaster of tho Territory.' Tho...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 30 August 1892
' Special Adyerf SsciraacinttB H. RIOffiMllft MOSS VILE, Opliolsteror, Frcnch Polinlior, Piclaro I'rr.mcr. C:c. A LARGE Stock of Furniture, Bedsteads and Bedding, Carpet?, Mattiwr, Linoleum, Door Mate, &c., alwuyo on hand. Spring Holier and Venetian Blindc, mado end fitted or repaired. ; G0IV11VJERGIAI BANKING' ! COMPANY. coip GtnDijUV. Established 1834. Incorporated 184S. Head Offlce : : SYDUEY. CAPITAL ? ? SoUO.OOO RESERVE nnJD ? £030,000 Total ? £1,430~000 t2T Branches thronghoat New South Wales and Queensland. Agenccs throughout the world. All otaal Banking Bunneca transacted. ? MOSS VALE SEAIJCH, , E. EVERAUD ROW, Manager. W, H. PALING ~k 00., EstabU8Ukd 185?- iNconroiuTED 1S83, SoleAgento for PIANOS] by Steinway and Sons, Jalino Feurich, Uehel and Lechleiter, Carl Coke, The Victor, The (Jelling ; and for the world-renowned ESTEY ORGANS and Booncy'a Bra no Band Instrumcntn. CniverAal Providcroof PIANOFORTES, ORGANS. MUSIC, and MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS of Every Description. P...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 30 August 1892
%:,v ' i 1 ? ®he Senttmcei'. ; ;':v 'V;'.Lvh'a :'',iER.i4s, :r-'v .. ,.f Subscription . 2/0. per quarter prepaid , it' btalced j cfcarced oplv froiii the time of commencing. ' ? : ,»n»rtor»1endM*Vch SV, June 30, S^ptomber 80, ''?'.'JMeehibGr 81; at whioh-puriods only caii subscriber* ?'i''4Mlia« byrgiring 4 cook's- notice fa- irntmg(d«reet. ? tptht-jO.fflce— not ..through, a .local coUectorj-anrt .jijrjig'to the tbcn'rnuning [quarter. ; . y, ; ' AnvjEHTisuM.ENTSrrOi ;lcss. tlian^ one inch, 1/- for .(hefirit two lines' 'ami 3d. per line afUr ; longer ? 1 :ai'Torti»eme'htsi 3/- for tho first inch and' 1/6 for ? i''i'-eV«ry,«a1-»eqneriti inch'. A liberal reduction, made . : :er. standing advertisements. Advertisements o ?bilths, mairiagee; anil., deaths, inBoiit by post, must. 'Wantheritionted by the signature of some person hnawn at the office, 'or iliby 'will-not be insetted.. Advertisements .will be xcccived up to 6 p.m. on day »f publication.' ''tTHs' number of insertions shsnld be...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 30 August 1892
Local nntil dncmercal. Held Ovku. — Some correspondence and items are crowded out of this issue. ArroiNTUKKT. — Miso M. A. Tawyer has boon appointed aa mistress to the Infant'n Department, Public School, Mittagong. A GEnnnoUfl Trophy. — Mr. Samuel Hordern Y7a3 co pleased with the Bowral School Cadets | drilling last Wednesday that he has very gencr- I ounly promised a trophy of £10 to be awarded tr, | the highest rcorcr at the targets by Christmas. A Mittagosg Native Scores.— A youth named Charles Lind Lamont Young, only 18 years of age, Iia3 just passed tho opan examination for a cadet chip in the British Royal Navy. He i3 a native of thi3 district, having been born at Mittagong. He is tue only con of Mr. Lamonfc Yoting, the Govern ment mining engineer, who with his party waa lost at Bermagni under myatorious circumstances come 12 years ago. Tender. — An advertinemont appears in our columns inviting tenders for painting and repairs to the public school, Satton Forest. Committed. — ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 30 August 1892
CHunnnio DOLTON. — August 28, 1S02, nt Arcyle-strcot, Mosa Vnlc, tho v/ifo of Joseph Dolton, of n daughter. i 'uTItc (gScviittittcr, BEnnir.ui district pbess, AND Weni (Danzuifolena Ac]t7-Dcntfe-, (ESTABLISHED 1074-10 Years.) PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY and FRIDAY ' Uttered out of time, or concealed in proper season, good savoureth of evil' TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 1892.
An All-Round Intellectual Man. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 30 August 1892
?/' . Am M2-K©imi-1 ntiteMectmial SHaii. Be was up in mathematics, had a taste for hydrostatics, and could talk about astron omy, from Ariotarohus down. He could tell what kind of beans wore devoured by Chaldeans, andho knew tho dato of every joke made by a circus clown. He was versed in elocution, and would iusEmco' . tho poor Russian as a type of despotism id tho modern ago of mac''. | 'He could write a pago of matter on the different kindo of batter used in making flinty gincracku on tho modern lady'a plan. He could revel in statistics, he was well tip - in the Unties, knew the pedigroo of horBea dating ' way back from tho ark.' -Far and wide his tips were quoted, and his base-ball stick was noted. In political predictions he would always hit the mark. Ho could write upon tho tariff, and he didn't c?em to care it ho was called off to revievj: a book or write a poem or two. Ho could boil down stuff and edit, knew the value of all credit, and could hustle with the telegraph iu a st...
Death of the Oldest Australian Pressman. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 30 August 1892
^Deatli of ? the Oldest Australian - Pressman. the death of Mr. Richard Jonc3 tho :''\colony hns lost an old resident who wns in timately associated with the varied phnsesof its development. Mr. Jones came here in tho ?'?vefycarly day3, when tho convict regime v.'us still in full swinp:. Ho will bo remembered ? also for; his journnliatic success, since he was one pi tho pioneers of provincial journalism ? ' 'in' colony, and started tlio 1 Maitland Mercury, a paper which still flourishes. Mr. Jones wus about the oldest pressman in tho colonies. Born in Liverpool, England, in tlie y&l* 181.6, Mr. Jones was brought up to the trade of a printer, but his health failing he emigrated to Australia towards tlio closo: of ?* 'tlio' year 1838, For some timo after his arrival ho was employed on the Sydnoy Monitor. During this timo he took an active part m the nffairs of the city, and was asked , toibecorro a candidate for tho office of alder man at tho .first municipal election, with th...
Mount Hurray. (From Our Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 30 August 1892
Mouillfc iiaiH'Fijy. (From Our Corrcsvondeiit.) Ciuckf.t. — Tho annual mooting - of the Mountainoor Crickot Club was hold on Wodnosday croning last at Mr. C/iarker's rosidonco, v?hon a good attendance ' waa present. Tito following v7oro oloctod officers : — President, Mr. J. D. Wood ; 'Vice. Presidents, Mo3nrs. G. Akors, A. E. Charbor, and Wilson Hamilton ; Troaourer , W. Hamilton; Socrotary,' T'ir. J. Hayos ;Holac tion Committoo, Mos3ro. Q-. Akoro, J. Eayee, and F. Akora ; Working Committee, Meosrs. Chnrker, J. a;id E. Colvillo, Whatman', and W. Hamilton: Tho following donations uoro promised :—J. Hnyea, £1 Is; A. E. Charkor, 10s Gd ; W. Hamilton and J. Portor also promised trophies ; J. D. -Wood, lOo 6d ; aggregats scores : — W. Hamilton, 10s Gd ; — W. Waters, 10a 6d ; fielding Gr. Akors aloo a trophy. 1 '
East Kangaloon. (From our Correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 30 August 1892
East ESanguBoon. (From our Correspondent). CniCKEi'.— Tlio nnnunl meeting of the cricket club was liold at tlio residence of Mr. W. Doughty's on Wednesday evoning last, Mr. J. Armstrong occupying tho chair. Tho following wore clected officers Patron, Dr. Gallon, M.l\ ; president, W. 'W. Doughty ; vice-prosidont, J. J. Armstrong ; secretary, %T. Frodorickn ; treasurer, J. Wilb and A. Pritolmi'd ; working committee, Messrs. P. Dutjjinn, O, l'ijinr, A Pritch.ird, A. Alters, Willa, It \vns decided to hold a osrioprt tho lirnt wook in October.. .Financial momWn nro to bo admitted on payment of i'si, uml now inombois 7s. 6d.
Sutton Forest. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 30 August 1892
Sutton Forest. (From Our Correspondent.) 1 1 Concert. — A ooncorfc in aid of'--?Qpaira urgently neoded to Presbyterian Church hero, has been nrr-ingod to bo; git'en in the Churoh of England schoolroom, on Wednes day evening noxt. Mr. Balfour ha,q]been indefatigable in his endeavours to make the concert a ouccpjis, and should he be favoured with good woatbor, the roBult no doubt will be an achievment of what Mr. Balfour ia aiding at. Tho first question you aroic'alled upon to answer, when visiting a fellow towns man is 'Aro you going to tho concert on Wednesday eveninir !' Literary and Debating Society. ? A mooting in connoction with this society was hold on Friday ovoning, 2Gth instant. A fair numbor of mombors wore prosont con sidering tho unsottlod stato of tho weather. A good deal of business woo transaotod, after which tho mooting took tho fom of - con voiomiqno. Tho special businecn ip'r neit mooting) (.whioh takos plr.ca .Friday nigh^ ) will ho readings, recitations, ad drooca...
Robertson. (From Our Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 30 August 1892
CKolbortsoiui. fFi'Oni Our CarrfijttwHffrn/. I Cricket Match. — Tho annual mooting of tho members was held in tho School of Arts on Friday opening, the president Mr.' R. (J. Ferguson occupying tho chair. The minutes of last annual mooting wore road and adopted. Wo have much pleasure in drawing attention to tho very entiofnetory stato of tho finances of the . club, con sidering that tho expenditure only oscoeds the income by JOo 4d! The ex penditure for material alone fir tho csasoa amounted to £12 17s 8d, which is'unrdasoc al'ly heavy, and wo suggest that :steps should be taken to keop tho expenditure at a much lower ebb ; we would also suggest that for tho bettor working of the cljib the abvisability of members poying their sub scription ia advance. The following officers were thon elected : ? Patron, Mr. J. T. Hayter ; President, Mr. R. G. Ferguson ; Vice-presidents^ Messrs. H. Dennis, J. D. Wood, J. E. Williamp, and R. M. Graham ; Treasurer, Mr. W. Vanden bergh ; Secretary, Mr. S...
Bowral Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 30 August 1892
DBowrall SUunlcipal (Council. At tho last meeting there were present- Alder men Holmes (Mayor), W. Franklin, M. Rice, J. Cobb, J. J.Campbell, H.M. Oxley, A. J. Harrison and J. Hodgson. Mrs. Sullivan wrote thanking tho council for tho use of a room for tho University examinations to commence on 12th September, aud stating that tlio Rev. J. A. Fogson (as local secretary) would con suit the council clerk as to arrangements. The Department of Public Works asked for in formation aa to tho water survey in Bowral, and stated that a further communication would be cent when tho department hid duly considered the matter. Mr. Mrangar-Lieatlies wrote stating that the council had not fulfilled its intention when he offored his donation of £50, an thoy had not carriod the street fir enough. He enclosed cheque for £35, and would send balancc when tho additional work was done. — Resolved that Mr. Loathes be thankad for his donation and informed that tho rest of tho work would be done when funds adm...
FOOTBALL. BOWRAL ASSOCIATION B v. MOSS VALE ST. JOHN'S. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 30 August 1892
FOOTUAU;. BO\VBAL ASSOCIATION B v. MOSS VALE V' ST. JOHN'S. .Tho return match was played on tho local Rttgby ground on Saturday afternoon last between the Itowral Association B team and the St, John*a K^rvation Club, .\ud resulted in a win for tho Utter by 6 points to 3. C. Church captained the j visitors aud \V. Dunn the Saints, The Saints played | with Iho wind at their hnchn during tho first half. | Church kickcd off, the ball being smartly returned I by Dunn and [the visitors forced. G. Lackey, got- I ting possession of tho baU, ran it tn real good stylo I to thr- lino but was attacked, aud Bowral was com* polled 'to force. Dunn with a fiuo kick awarded I for off side mado a splendid attempt but tho ball j fell under the bar. McKeuzio showed cxcollont plav by taking the ball round tho win?, but failed to do anything. A scrimmage thon took place at tho Mc:s Vale goal but was coon taken back, and from a hick by Lackey Bowral again forced, a cir cumstance which they were compelled ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 30 August 1892
Liver Comi' r,.uNT.s, — ^ King's Dandelion and Quinitio Liver Pills, wi'1/iut mercury, aroa potent remedy ; rcmovcull liv, ;;' /atul stomach complaints biliousness, hoadache, v..ckne:is, shoulder .pains, heartburn, indigestion, constipation. Mnde only iu London. Sold evorywhero. — Advt. ? ' A numbor of the Buffalo strikers ooveroly mal treated tho president of tlioir union because -tl;o striko failed. Many of AJr. Carnegie's employees havo again (struck owing to their objection to free labour,
F. L. Barker & Co.'s Report. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press — 30 August 1892
P. 1L. EBan'Iscic Si (Do.'s QBcporft. j Sheepskins : Market easier to iho extent of Jd ficr lb. ; beat dry fiill-woollod skins 4$d to od per b., medium 3i'l to 4M, short growths 2d to- 3d per lb, greensliins, tops, liGid, long 33d to 49d, medium 25d to 37d each. ^ Hides: Market unaltered; prime extra'heavy and best conilitioned 2j} I to 2^d, good hcnvics 2d to 2Jd, ordinary heavy nnd medium ljjd to ljd, best light hides 1 $ to I ;;il ; ordinary light Ifjd per lb. Bark : Superior chopped up to £7 10s. per ton ; medium £5 os. to £0 ; inferior !'} per ton. Pigs: Market slightly firn at to-days sales, but we do not expect present pricos to rule. B6st porkers worth 3Jd per lb ; J' /con pigs 2id per lb. C:ilve3 : Prime small cry/es selling well' up to 35s per head ; largo calves/ asier, August 23. I