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MR. BARTON'S RECEPTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 28 September 1898
MR. RARTON'S RECEPTION., Mr. Barton was accorded a great reception yesternight, aotw ilhstaniHng the incl msuey of tho wi-ntlier. ? liainwas falling heavily during the greatoi part of I ho i! 'lemony. Mr. Kirton lauded at Circular Quay in fclin piesenoe of a big cr.iwd ot ? pcoplu A procession w.-b foimcrl by a numbei of ?drags ami cither vehicles, wlnoh proieeded through the oily, hc.idcd by bund of mubic, am'd'.it'COntinuoi'S cheering. The crowil gradually increased along tlip linoof roitie, until, when Moore Park \us reached, fnllv 4000 ocople assembled, and gave the TiYdera.1 kader a iflo=i eiithufaiubtiq welcome. ' Mr. Biiripn delivriTtl uFhort aud Stirling address, mainly dncotpd URannt tLe autiou of the Government in opposing his elej ion, muking it \ery plain hu mteuiied to givo no qunrtvr. Spucehca woro nleo delivered by jVIi esre. Wise, 'FraiiU Clarke, mid John See. Mr.'33irtoi wna subsequently uileituned at a suppoi by about two hundnd of lua Btipportcre, Al vhioh a nuinl...
TOWN TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 28 September 1898
TOWN TOPICS. v^ ? « ? ?BmsAi). to come down ! A very oarm nummer prodictod, The Band meets for praoiice this week. ?.-.'.'. Willie PioxiA leased. Eent, £700 per annum, . Tnx: town clock lias reoDveied from the measles ! First nncampment of Australian Horso next month. 'Eatkpayer11 is having another go over tho Jones' Creok. bridge; Tendejjs are invited for tlio cartage of 32 tons of timber from Guudagai to Tumufc. ' No luxuries, boys !' Remember that when yougo into camp at Jugiong next month. Ouu Sydney ladioa' lett-r from ' Lndy. Blarney' came to hand too late for to-day's is'sue. The local reservists ore to be brought up to the full strength before the uni forms are sent for. An equinoctial in Gundagai again on Monday, after which nico light rain fell for a short timb. Lambing not quite finished ypt. So far the pnrcntoge lias been very good — eighty being about tho average. Rain — just enough, to swear by— foil in Gundng'a: on Monday afternoon. Seventeon points registered at the ...
BAND MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 28 September 1898
BAND MEETING. — ? ? 4- ? A GENEBA.li meeting wos held in the Literary Institute on Friday evening last, for the purpose of taking stopB to infuse new life into the local Band. There were present Messrs -W. Bibo, ?jun. (chnir), Dr. O'Dwyer, Messis Kendall, Markham, Phillips, Glaseby, Jno. Burns, Grey, P. Sullivan, and T3raine (hon. sec.) The minutes of the previous meeting' were read and confirmed. At the request of the meeting 'Dr. O'Plwyer consented to allow, his re signation, as President, to stand over for a future meeting to deal with. . Tho secretary reported that since last meeting £2 Ss. 6cl. had been col lected, but donations amounting to £20 or £12 hud been promised ; that only 11s. of members' subscription arrears hud come in, though notices had been sent out to all those in arrears. A lengthy discussion took place as to what should be done regarding tho amount of subscriptions owing by Bandsmen, when On tho motion of Messrs Kendall and Markham, Mo3srs Phillips, Bibo and B...
A FEARFUL CRIME. A MOTHER AND DAUGHTER MURDERED. A GRUESOME SPECTACLE. MUDGEE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 28 September 1898
£a fearful grime, &? -MOTHER 'AND DAUGHTER feiVV .';.':? MURDERED. ? ^?A'GRTTirSOJtlE SPECTACLE. ??;:??. '..''..'? MUDQEE, Monday. siV''^ little after seven o'clock this Snibrning a terrible tragedy was on U'BcTed in Perry-street, Mudgeo, when ? iJplin M'Coy, a retired police constable, ; brutally, murdered his wife and child -liy battering thoir braina out with an : axe. . '.?['; ';.' The alleged murderer had long been ;-*ii known to seriously (Quarrel with his V/; wife, and is stated to have been very ii cruel to her — bo much so that she had : frequently intimated to neighbors her : fears that in a fit of passiod her- hus i' band would mui'iler her. --About 7 o'clock this morning the ; attention of the Fitzpu tricks was nt : tractee by screams in ? M'Coy's yard, fj; arid an instant later the awfulness of ?; 'i[ :'?? ihefjUPde that had been committed :. wasdt^covered. .A la'd'named Frank Fitzpatrick says 'he bbm. M Coy strike Mrs. M'Coy one blow with, an axe, which felled ...
CULTIVATING SALTBUSH. . [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 28 September 1898
CULTIVATING SALT- * BUSH. . Mr. \V. A. Muiry, of Capperdee, Soiilh Auntraliu, has lately beeu conducting e5c peiimenis in the cultivation of Baltbush. ab his eslatp, noir HalUlt, nud has lieen very success!!)). He liai grown Iho bush both from seed nnd plnnta, and it thiives very wen. .During last summer lie wus in con siderable straits for feed for his sheep ow ing to tho dry seuson, aud woulil lmvoboen thankful for a few paddocks of idiblo bushes uliich would iviilmuml drought. Of courso saltlmnh would be tlio very Ihing for the pnrprEo if it can be successfully mid cheaply propagated, and tho experiments huvo Bhuwn conelusively^that ^it can bo I HBllv L'rown. - VV hf^i^BMtt^ 111 rm v tn plant it luis yet to teVHV '?'(/, ami Mr. MuriMy intends to t'jjWc^^^'k also en dono rs to iutro^luco (iuWlu fodders such as Mitchell grass. Most of tlio sallbush he has grown I. as been cleared tff by tho hares, who rilfch it exceedingly but he 1ms hud n la'ge plot of land ploughed tor cxpsri n o...
THE GUNDAGAI-TUMUT RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 28 September 1898
THE GUNDAGAI-TTJMU'P IUIL ' WAY., No doubt (bays thfi Tumut Times) rnRny of our readers are wondering what became of that motion givon notice of in the Assembly somo lime flgo by our member, that the construc li in of the Tumut railway bo sub mittrd to tha Public Woiks Commit tee forconsidoiation. Mr. Djna'dson inffrms ub thr.t on rising to jjroposo bin resolution ho was o| pined by (he momber who had rendertjil him nil as aistanco h« required in foruiulaling the piece of bu^iue^, r.nd Ihsst, in nceord iincQ'-^with tl»H rules of tho Houep, caused the motion lo be. shelved. Our representative was a bit indignant with tho iiicons'stPiiey shown, ,\nd so ex pressed himself to the member en meeting him later on. ?
AUSTRALIAN HORSE. FOUR DAYS' CAMP [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 28 September 1898
AUSTRALIAN LHORSE. . ' POUR DAYS' CAMP ?The Major Genebal Fbencit is ansious to inspect the vaiiouB units which comprise our latent branch of the military service— tho Australian Horse — and for that purpoto campe are to be held in different centres. The Gundagai contingent in conjunc tion with those of Cootainundra, and Murrumburruh-Harden, will go into; camp at Jugiong on Thursday, 13th October, and remain under canvas till the following Sunday — four dnvs in allf The Colonel commanding will inspect the troops on the Friday, and the Major-General on the Saturday. . As Colonel Mockay is anxious io ' make the Australian Horse a rcgimout worthy of the soil, he points cut that men by attending this camp, will have attended alt the efficiency drills required for the current quarter, and also it will do away with the necessity of classing mon as non-efficient for the yoar. .. . ' The Colonel urges on tho officers that he hopes to see both officers and men fare on the simplest rations po...
WILLIE PLOMA LEASED. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 28 September 1898
WILLIE PLOMA LEASED. Willie Ploma Estato, which was to have been offered at auction nest month, huo been withdrawn' from sale, and leased to Mr. A', B. Triggs, of Yosb, at an annual rental of £700. ? The estate is live ' miles, from Gundogai, and comprises 1423 acres freehold, and 17-18 acres c.p. . ..
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 28 September 1898
Our directory. ; BIRO, W , Irbnmb-.i'ger, &o., Shciidan -t CCt. .;' ,-;:. CKUVEIULL, A., EoywJ Hotel,- Slieri ilnn si ico'. ; ;'? ? ('luKKKH BHOS., general slor.-koepera, J V.'i h»!m-stci!.c I: ? DOIM) w- CO.', .gciiiTul, Blortlioi'pera, bbf nftln-siruek IHIKLU ami KELLY, Tailms, Sheridan } Stitct. i^i RIFFItf akii Wei-kes, solicitors and VJT i-lhd .vit commissioners, \\ ilholm-st. T OO1IRS. .T., ImiVdfossor and tobaoca I j ni=L, Sheridan-street. SOL.(-M'N, P. and S., Storekeepers, ?\V lneloi-slreet. rpR'iCEV, MRS. A., Club House Hotel, Gundajai Independent, i WEDSHSnAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1898.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 28 September 1898
THE PEOPLE'S PAPEE JL JlJLJLJ JL. ,1 J \J JL . 1 A,k, A KJ JL 1J ? EL JLJJLtt/| p-4Mt' ? Conducted on Democratic and Liberal Lines. ? GUNDAGAI . INDEPENDENT,' And Pastoral, Agricultural and Mining Advocate. PUBLISHED ON WEDNESDAYS AND SATURDAYS The INDEPENDENT will be run on broad and liberal lines, and will .contain all the latest Political, Commercial, Mining, Sporting and General .News. A good Serial Story will be commenced in an early issue, as we well know that people like a peep at the sentimental, as well as serious side of Life. We have made arrangements with a Leading Sydney Lady Writer to contribute us a Chatty Letter every week on Topics dear to female hearts. The INDEPENDENT will contain News from District Centres, contributed by Reliable Correspondents. -??„,- - '?? ADVEBTISniGS- BATES : ORDINARY ADVTS. PAR ADVTS. First Inch - - 3s One Inch or Less - 4s Each Additional Inch- 2s Each Additional Inch 3s .?' SPECIAL RATES . . :. . For Standing* Advertisements Our Job Print...
IS CREMATION ESSENTIAL? [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 28 September 1898
IS CRSMATIGIvT ES SENTIAL? . The prompt action talcon' by the Government in regard to tho sale of diseased meat ; tho strict obser i unco of tlio Dairies Supervision Act ; aud tlio manuor in which slaughter bouses are at present aupervisoci, make us cogitate on tho laot that although the peoplo are careful as to their well-being regarding unwhole some and adulterated food, they give no thought to what will absolutely become 'a necessity in the future — tho burning of the dead. The great body of pjo/.le, wo know, cling lovingly to tho shibboleths ar.d myths of child hood ; they -ibbor tho very thought of burning oil that is loft mortal o£ a dear friend, simply because the dis posal of the dead by burial has been the established custom for years and ' custom is the lord of all mankind.' But custom must give way in the march of progress, as also must senli ment nnd religious prejudice. Many peoplo look upon cromalion ns a pagan rito, and contend that it will weaken the belief entertain...
VOX POPULI. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 28 September 1898
, , VOX POBXJLL ??- ? ? ? ? ? ? ''??. Is- _ ? a ? — — , The people- have spoken; ? spoken in a voice that is like K a t.umpct call — clear and de ' -^cisive. On Friday last the electors of Macleay were asked - ,lo 'decide a .most momentous question ; M' them was left, to a great extent, the fate of -CieiTcration, and by their action Jit the ballot box have proved that the will of the people is that Mr, Barton should voice their federal sentiments. The victory achieved by the federal leader 'was a magnificent one, / notonlv numerically but mor ally, as he had arrayed against him the whole of the machin ery of the Government, whose Ministers' abortive attempts to influence voters must stamp them as. being politically co.r s , rupt and rotten. K ever before ,-i-not even in the bad old days,' /when political morality was at a low ebb— have such dishon orable; and unconstitutional tactics been resorted to in an election contests was the case in the Macleayjight on Friday last But tjUo pe...
PUBLIC PRATINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 28 September 1898
PUBLIC PRATINGS. [ We do not in any ? way identify ourselves with the opinions expressed in this column. — Ed. G.I.'] TO THE EDI'XOB. Sin, — In the last issue of .youv paper appeared a reply (or as. such I take it) to my letter which appeared in. your issue of the 21st instant ro tho proposed;new site of bridge on Nan gus KoaU. Now, Mr Ed:tor, 1 might inform ' Civis' that I had taken the trouble (and prior to iny writing my first letter to you) of inspecting both sites. There is no absurdity at all in my remarks respecting ' the fleecing'' of the ratepayers, and also steefc having to travel through Sheridan street, as every right-thinking j.orson will agree, and which the iollowin' will show. a It was proposed by the Government (and perhaps 'Civis' was au aro of the fact) to erect a nqj^Jwidf, on the present site o£ LeajMv4^ dge, but which would he abotfTO feet higher than the level of the old one, and which would render the ascent of that part of Byron Street f which was found faul...
BEET GROWING IN GUNDAGAI DISTRICT. IS IT PROFITABLE ? [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 28 September 1898
BEET GROWING - ? -*- ? IN GUNDAGAI DISTRICT. IS IT PROFITABLE ? ? Some few issues buck a query vas asked us by a subscriber as to whether wo thought best growing in this dis trict would prove profitable, aud we then; promised to deal with the matter later on. It ia somewhat risky for us to espiale on such a subject when we have not been here 'sufficiently long enough yetT to note arid observe the climatic changes to which' the place is addicted, .and which vary so much withitt'w very small radius. In farm ing,' no matter what' crop is gone in for, the man working thegtound wants to seture the best results nt the least cost, and the condition of tho soil at the time of. planting, and the season passed through, have to be considered. An experienced farmer says that the more he does in the fanning line, the more convinced is he that the greater part of work on a farm cannot be done by any set rules. Thus ii is with beet. Although it has been looked unon a-i a cold-climate plant — in wh...
A BIG TOOTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Gundagai Independent and Pastoral, Agricultural & Mining Advocate — 28 September 1898
A BIG TOOTH. ' I want yer to take out this tooth of mine/' said an TJlsterraau to a deniiat. The man sat down, and in a short time the dentist had his instrument applied to the offending tooth. But every time he was about to pull it the patient shut his mouth. The dentist whispered to his assistant to get a pin and go quietly behind the chair, and dash the pin right into the calf of the man's leg. Uttering a yell of pain, the man opened his mouth wide. Tak ing advantage of the opportunity, the dentist gave one pull and out flew '.ho tooth. After the pain had eomowhat abeirfd, tue man, not in the least suppcotii'g' the trick, said, rubbing tbe calf of his leg. ' Lor', biit that tooth of mine had a tremendous loner root.'1