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The Wombeyan Caves Road. A FEW REASONS WHY THIS ROAD SHOULD BE CONSTRUCTED. (To the Editor). [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 February 1892
The Wombeyan Caves Dliniil. __ | A Few Reasons Wiiy this Road Suould be i Constructed. (To the Editor J. Sir,— Referring to tho official report on the above subject, apearitjg in your issue of the 12th instant, perhaps yon will permit me to furnish the following tew reasons why the proposed road in this district to those Caves should be constructed. (1) This is-a tourist district, and annually visited (as is the case with the Blue Mountains — Hartley) by a great I number of persons, seeking change and health, &e. Thereforcevcryprovision should be made, combining cveiy facility for sight-seeing and outinc, and encouragement given to that c'ass of people, who thus also contribute largely to tho revenue in the way of railway travelling, &c., &c. (2) Every civilised country in the world invariably does — and should do—this, spending large sums of money in making its places of recreation ajid. eight-seeing attractive and available to the people. This roacl when co...
Dan Barry's Dramatic Company [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 February 1892
Dtan HBaiirry'a flDra nntic (Company Notwithstanding tho l.itcnso heat on Monday ovoning thero was what might be called a full house at tho Ccntonnial Hall, Moss Valo, on tho occasion of tho production by Dan lorry's dramatic company of an original Australian drama entitled 'Ransom.' The drama has already been detailed in theso columns. It relates to tho old bushranging days, r nun is rupieio wun turiuing siiuatinns ami ftoibate complexity of the plot. All tho points were seized upou by tlio audience, nnd Mr. J. 1\ O'Noill nn Tcrenco O'Reilly was the lifo and soul of tho picco. Tho lending parts wero ably taken by Mcssio. Dan Barry, ^Marshall, Willard, Sclwyn, Villiars, nnd Miss Linda Raymond, IS. Sydnoy, Dora Mastyn, Myra Noblo and Evelyn Hood. Thore wero four acta, tho Inot one depicting convict lifo in Berrima gaol. The scenery to each of theso was very appropriate. On Tuesday evening tho company gav oa very successful pcrformanco of the drama at tho Bowral Soliool of Arts.
Lecture on Practical Irrigation [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 February 1892
Lecture oil Practical Irrigation (By Mr. J. L. Dow, M.P., Victoria.) This lecture was delivered in tbo Richmond School of Ai ts 011 Tuesday evening. The Rev. Mr. Kinghoi-n was in tho chair. The students belong, ing to tlm AgvionUnral College to the number of fifty, besides a lirgo gathering of townsfolk nnd surrounding fanners, wero present. Tho lectwrcr, who was well rcceivcd. introduced his lecture by mentioning that it wns gratifying to know that tho New South Wales Government had cone so far in advancing agriculture in tho colony, iind at the present timo it appeared to him that Ihey intended to lead all tho other colonics in instructing tho young in agricultural pursuitn Ho Bonl'l also see tint the . Richmond Agricultural . Co'lrgo ba.io fair to bcconio oi o jf the leading agricultural colleges in Iho world. Tho great drawback to far had liein the uncouth surrounding! Itlachod to farming life, causing a great exodus of tho y ung population into the : cities, whero they :oulil e...
Attempted Suicide. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 February 1892
Attempted SmuciiDc Somo excitcment was caused in Bowral on Monday night by the rumour of a determined attempt of 1 suicide made at Charker's Hotel. It appears that at about 7 o'clock in the ovcuing tbc proprietor of thchotol with two boarders, on entering one of tho upstair bedrooms, found a billiard marker, named George Dunston, lying on tho floor and bleeding conscious, and acknowledged that nfter premedita tion ho had shot himself, but assigned no reason for tho net. Medical assistance was called in, and it was found that the wound, although dangerous, was not fatal. The bullet hail entered tho head just above the light temple and came out again near the centre of the forehead. After passing through the head it otrtick the wall nnd was afterwards found 011 the floor. The brain had i:ot been touched, otherwise death would have been instantaneous, Although the wound is very serious it is expected that the man will recover. He is nt present in ' the custody of the police, and was yi...
Sudde[?] [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 February 1892
Snddec'^ v, Mr. M. Hickey, of BurrL^ jlf on Sunday night. Tho deceat Ah the employment of Mr. G. S.\ Jyfa and to all appearances was in-V Jgp within an hour of his death. Icy £710 Sunday evening he lifted a ttjn belonging to Mr. Caird and feltasW.^. %tno Infr. ttidn. A fotv minnf.nq nftnpvvnrilsne.'L. «.-Hff4thaf; he was unwell and went upstairs to his room. His wifo then went downstairs to get uomo brandy, and on returning found Mr. Hickey sitting iu a chair. He stated that ho folt better, and immediately fell backwards nnd expired. The deceased was 54 years of age nnd well respected. A doctor haVing certi fied that death was due to heart disease au inquest was dispensed with, and tho remains we're interred in the Rokwood cemetery ou Monday. Djceaacd was married, but left no surviving children.
The Bill to promote the Export of Meat. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 February 1892
BIH-'tnf)»r«in«to tlio Kxport oSJHcnt V* -??Tho thirteen cluuocn contained in tlna lull con tain tho ncccsoary provisiona xor uic clccuun 'f ' 1 ceotral boavtl of Bhccp owncrn, dcrmiiu' tho powcin of tho bonn?, limiting tho amount of levy to a farthing per slicop per nnnutn, and that the power of'Iovy shall terminate in five yearn from tlio pann ing of tho bill ; and it io further provided that the accounts shall ho kept nt tho treasury, and that a Government olHi-ial shall he ('x f'fi'-io) a niemher of tho board. The first idea waa to amend the Puisturci ond«Stock Protection Act, ami to allow the Central Board to levy ou lar^c and tunall e«tick, \mt on eu» ' qmry it orcamc evident that thero 13 not m tins colony any cur plutj o( largo atock but only oS oheep, eo that in equity the cost of carrying out the clijccta of the bill should he horno by tho nhecpownora on tho same banis a3 provhlc I in disotses in 1 110 Sheep Act. For thifi reason it i» deemed bent to leghdate by aponding t...
Reform or Revolution. To the Editor of the S[?]tincer. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 February 1892
iSeforiit or Revolution. To the Editor of the Scrutineer. I — Por whoso benefit is tho principlo of the One mon one vote demanded ? Not tho much abused capitalist, for they ore only a sprinkling of tho com munity ; not the regular artizin or labourer, for he already has a vote by yirtuc ot tho principle of manhood suffrage ; but tho very class which, even j in the most democratic countries, it is deemed doair ablo to exclude as largely as possible from tho possession of the franchise. Had tho Electoral Re form Bill been framed with a view to removing some of tho admitted dcfects of our electoral system, it would h we passed without demur, but instead of aiming at reform it sought revolution by extending i tho electoral franchiso to tho tng-rag and bob-tail of ' socicty, the men win believe irt doing no work nnd ( being supported at tlio cost of tho state. Fancy tho hordes of sundowners, lamelcg vagrants, and evil doors, to say no liing of Chinamen, Kanakas, Afghans, Lascars, French ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 February 1892
Wlssifc B'eople Ssiy. W. SIMMONS, ESQ,, BBNDIGO, (VIO.) Writes, under ilute Septe/iiber 19, 1891 : — 'Dear Sir, — For the last four years I havo suffered great misery from nervous debility, complicated with liver mid kidney dis ft o. My water was scalding hot- and very scant and muddy. I had sharp shooting pains all over my l:ody, was very weary, nl ways tired and languid, with no appetite, nnd frequent attacks of vomiting at,d head aches I arose in a morning more tired than when I wont to bed, and/was so constipated that I had to take the/liiost violent cathar tics. I consulted doctors without number, nnd nil without benefit, nnlil/lny wife per suaded me to use Ofnmnn'.a f^iiic. The tlrst three bottles did /ot have much eflec1 but after tlmtl ^cemeil/tllV get relief daily, nnd n three months' coMrsb so .completely restored my UyuUh, thai now ~S feel as i£ I had been bonl agaii^jo/ trans/lan'.ed to an entirely new spliere'/of existence. I was Hover so v,yll before/ an 1 feiA as stro...
Moss Vale Rifle Reserves. MONTHLY PRIZE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 February 1892
Sloss Vale Itiflo Itusorvos. MONTHLY MIZE 8IIOOTINO. Tlio monthly prize shooting In cor.ncotion with tho Mo S3 Valo Reaervo K iiiii Company concluileil on Wednesday afternoon with soorca ns givon bclmv. The prizes amounted to £o li.iinely: lot, £1 10:1 ; 2nd, £1 ; 3rd, 15j ; two at 10a ; 3 at 5j. yds yds ? 500 (100 H'cap Total H. Lambort ? 33 27 0 60 D. Clifford ... ...' 10 21 , 17 00 C. Taylor ? 26 25 5 06 Jan. Wotton ... 25 17- . 14 - 56 5. E. Radford ... 10 ; 23 .10 . 63 6. Bailey ... .. 2fl 21 .5 55 F. Br„y ... ... 20 21 1 52 T. Co. ilon ... ... 25 19 . 8 52 F. Wotton ... ... 25 23 . 3 61 j G. G iasinf; ? 25 23 1 40 J. Till! etts ? 19 5 121 45 ! H. 'Richardson ... 24 15 3 42 H. Colcmun ? 20 22 . 0 42 J. Watta ? 21 16 4 41
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 February 1892
?; ? ? k ? ?' : '? + ro ' , MOLONY^A: BEGS. Io. inform tho LVDIES OF MOSS VALE ANI) SUKROUNriNG. DISTRICT that slio intou Is s'» clear her LARGE and WELL-ASSORTED t STOClf, consiating of — '' ' . millinery, tludcrclotliiiifi;, Biosioi-y, (TiSlovcn, BIi'cs!) fnuods) tuid TriiHinlngHt Boots and Sliocs, AT LESS THAN COST PillCU TO MAKE ROOM FOR HER SI®©K! Everything must 1)9 sold. . Please call early ami secure the Gre:it. -Bargains. SALE TO COAIMENCE SATURDAY, 20th FEBI.tU.ARY, 7 - FOR TWO WEEKS ONLY. First-olass Staff of Dnssmakers from Sydney on Premises. Style aud Fit Guarantee 1 NOTE THE ADDRESS : Si;, ®0.§i V&XM ? (OPPOSITE THE NEW POST OFFICE). -TO [§&©(§ ® EJongjimn a ©ocas e©[jQiu)En©u !n ouopi/ 2!opo. (@ l||! C5J Cmorioc] Euorynhopo GDcTn©GEK t3o MjIgIi TnloU Io bolOot* Ciroot ^ op Ilticd Doltor. — o ? |V ©EC3TEC3C31!niL , ?ffiinrS.aiS; EiimoL H'Ksa'fc 1 . CH^F£KPB@C3 — AptEHrmaftlltB Obzjgocj & §ons AMERICAN LEAP USED . Proves the quality of vz^racsci...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 February 1892
? CRI01CET. A inninli was plnj'od nt M.iruLin on Sa'.ur d;»y lust botwoon 'Wingollo C.O v. Mnriilan O.O. nnd rosultod in n draw in favour of the forir.oi'. Wingollo goin^' firat to tlio wiokets mntlo 181. Jtnrulnii had lo3t 8 wiolcflts for t-7 ru.is ; 011 timo lining up thoy refused to sond tlioir mon in. Bolow -iro tho scores WlNGELLO. O. Jcdery, li.o.w ? 20 if. .Jcllcry, b Julinson ? 2 G. Jelfery, c Curry ... ... 83 Arthur Jtflery, oCoomhs ... 18 T. .Tcflfury, o and b Coombs .. 1 A. Jelfery, c Coombs ... ... 0 It. Cloutt, h Johnson ... .. 35 H. l'o[ie. b Johnson ...' 1 J. Tmue, b Johi)30ii . ... . '... ' 0 ' J. Hanalij , It Armstrong... - ... 3 T. Barrett, not out ' ... ... 0 Snndries ... ;; ,;X' ; 18 ' ? . 181 ' ? Mahui.a.v. ? ^ : . H. J.ihnson, b A. Jeffe'ry .. 0 J. Cirry. c and h C. -Teffory ... - 0 R. Jelfury, 0 A. Jeffery ... . ... ' 16 . A. Combs, b C. JcfTory ... ... 03 C. Ooiiilis, b C. Jeffory ..,1 D.'MoKeiizie, oTamo ... ' 20 P. Curry. 0 Pope .. ... 2 X'. D.mg.tn, h C. J...
EVENTS TO COME: SHOWS [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 February 1892
EVENTS TO COME : ?snows Berrima District Show, second week in March. Robertson Show, March 2 and 3. 1802, Crjokwcll 1*. and A. Association, March 10th and II. ? Goulburn Agricultural Societv, March 24 and 25. Kiam i A. Association, Wcdiiccdav, Thursday, anil Frid.iy, 27-li, 28th, and 2t);h January, 1892. En tries close January Glh.
Better than a Gold Mine. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 1 March 1892
Better tlmu n -Gold 'MIne. I IW_ pooplo ronlteo tho immonso wealth i which ia boitig mado out of tho Proprietary ' Mino nt Broken Hill. A ton of silver ovory day ! It in n voritablo Bonnm:a, Tho thir- ? teonth half-yearly mooting of tho alinro holdors in tho Brokon Hill Proprietary Mino wa3 hold in Molbourno recontly, whou' i ho chairman said that during tho sis months just closed thoy had dividod £567,000, and up to date £-1,000,000 in caoh had been distributed, in addition to £1,7-14,000 sharos in off-3hoots from tho company. Tho gross vnluo ot tho output of tho mino from tho boginning had a.nountod to tho enormous sum of £7,300,000 starling, nnd tho daily output now amouiitod to ono tou of silver and 150 tons of load. Tho prospecta aro said to bo bettor than ovor.
Wedding Rings. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 1 March 1892
Wed«iiiis Mings. t In Russia, as in many othor countries, both husband and wifo havo n ring in tes timony of thoir nuptials. Tho members of our own royul family adopt this plan. Tho Duko of Connaught wears on his fourth finger a plain gold hoop with ' Margue rito ' ongraved inside, his wife's ring bearing tho name of 'Arthur.' And at tho present moment a woll-known London firm advsrti303 goutlomen's wedding rings ns a specialty. Tho Prince of Wnlos gave his brido a hoop with sis stoues — beryl, ! emerald, ruby, turquoise, jacinth, and omernld, tho initials forming his own pat uamo, 'Bartio.' It has always boon ro cogniood among lovors that thoro is a special n'ono in each month of love's calondar. January is represented by tho gnrriot, (cou stanoy) ; February, by tho ara&thyst (sin cerity) ; March, by tho bloodstone (courago) ; April, by tho diumond (innocenco) ; May. by tho emerald (success in love) ; Juno, tho agato (long life) ; July, tho chameleon (con ten! od mind) ; Au...
Pastimes for Rainy Days. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 1 March 1892
IPsnsiiiticr. lTon1 Kniniy DDszyo. Many of tho much tried mothers would doubtloss ho glad to hoar of plonsant om ploymont for littlo fingors which will bogtiilo tho tedium of a rainy day and proscrvo peace and harmony. Thoso amusemonto of which I propose writing aro familinv to overy infont school tcachor, who finds in them a great rosourco for cold, dull days j but in privato honseo tlioy nro but littlo known. Every mothor knows that tho prospect of being usoful ia always plon3iug to a child, and tharoforo tho proposal to mako a cushion for mothor'o chair, or a pillow to ho given to somo poor person, will bo hailed withdolight. To mako tho cushion, provido tho childron with scraps from tho rag-bag — small piees3 of cloth, snippings from dres30s, anything that in soft, iu fact, nnd that cannot bo applied to any othor purpose, and lot them cut them up inio tiny piocos until thoro aro onongh for tho purposo, Fingors will movo busily over thia work, the gloomy woathorbo forgotten, audg...
An Ex-Judge's Bankruptcy. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 1 March 1892
Alt Ex-Judge's ; Bun!u'uii-tcy. \ I Alfred M'Farland, until latoly a judgo of tho . District Court, attondod boforo tho Eogistrar in Bankruptcy last wook tor ex amination. Mr. Morris, official assigneo iu tho C3tato, caid thoro wao a snhoaio of arrangomonl in connection with tho matter in vrhich all tho creditors who had proved up to tho prosodt had concurrod. Bankrupt, in anawor to tho Registrar, said ho had never boon bankrupt boforo. IJis prosont failure wao caused by tho lovying of elocu tion by creditors on tho morning of hio roturn homo after Cvo woolts' ubsonco iu tho country on business. Ho had agreod to pay his creditors £000 a year for a perird of four ynars. Tho examination wao dcclarod Con cluded.
An Ingenious Fraud. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 1 March 1892
Am nogennious Framll. A young man named Chorion Hadden Holmes wno arretted recontly in Melboumo for obtaining £1 by menus of n v.tluoless cheque, oud wan committed for trial for tho offence. Tho nowa of his committal brought to light an ingeniouo fraud. It appearo that he went to board with a widow, a Mra. A. Purtridgo, at South Yurro, passing for a | fortunate mining investor with a system of | operating upon tho hschango which always brought success. Ho talkod of a 'good thing, ' and said ho was suro to mako a for tune, till Mra. Partridgo sought information and ho told her that it wao a gold mino in New South Walen ho was floating for a ftoind Sho expressed her willingness to invent, and roadily lent him £130 on tho oeourity of oix one-thirtieth shares in tho ' Good Kiug Oh' mine, in tho parish of ?' Blarney ' district of Bathurst. Ho roprosonted that tho sharea wore then worth £50 each, and ho from timo to timo reported that tho scrip was rising in value. Ho induced hor to soil ...
NOTES BY THE WAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 1 March 1892
v NOTES GV THE WAY. w^: S I hnve been trying to gather up nil the corners of tlie dispute about tlie singina; in tlie Robertson Church, but tlio thing is quite impossible. If tlie disputants could only l;o got to agree ou some rentrul fact there might bo a chance of termina ing n ridicu lous discussion ; but they won't do so, nnd consequontly ?when tho hitter writers nre not tiring off at each other they are simply ii ooting into fpace. However, it is quite obvious that ' One who attends Church ' has n very poor opitiio.i of ' One who docs not nttend Church,' and he is quite right iu thinking that he would know a little more nbaut it — that is the singing, or thepHying, or both — if he attended liioro frequently. Still therb's really nothing in the discussion. Whether the lady played better than the gentleman is of small account, because everybody will have their own opinion on the sul.ject, and the lady and gentleman I themselves are not concerned to ' argufy ' | about it. If the p...
Grace Growling Again. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 1 March 1892
©race dnrov/Iha;.; AjiHita, ansday week's Australian Siar says: — W. G. G fnco has buen nt the nasty grime jisputing mnpirrs' decisions. On Monday ..?moon he questioned n- decision of ' not ? to Charlton for ni alleged catch behind Pjiie wicket. Grace roninrked tlmt Mr. Bris coe, tho umpire, would not give nny of tlie Now South Wales team out, and tlie sooner ' ,-fV' they, tho Englishmen, left for home the Sjf - ' better. So far ns the tirst part of his remark is concerned it wns n gratuitous insult to an umpire who refuses to In '? blufi'ed' into giving n decision against liis judgment. 'With regard to tho latter part of the. remark, we, in Australia, hoaitily agree, so far as the speaker is concerned. On several occa sions throughout the match Grnce has shown clearly his non-apprecintioii of the umpiring, and once when nil appeal was made by Lohmnnn for a l.b.w. of Alec Bnnnerman's, when Briscoe gava it ?' not out,' Grace walked over (o M'Gregor, tlie wicket-keeper, nnd asked if i...