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GOULBURN PRICES CHRRENT: [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 20 November 1903
. GOULBtJEN PKICBS CHKRENT: Whe"aV5s per bushel JPlour, .>612 6s toX12 10a . . Bran, 8d,to'9d biisliol I Maize, 8/6 bushel ' _ Barloy (for feeding purposes), 8/9 to 4/ Oats—feed 2/,9 to 3/, seed 2/9 to 8/ ' Hav, JE4.10/ to.£5 5s ton / Straw,>68 5j to>83 lOji ton J: ; Chaff, £& to 5/ ton (inclusive of bags) •Onions, 6s per cwt. • *" ■ >Buttei'-—factory Sid, dairy 7d ' . ■ Lard, 8Jd to 9Jd lb • Eggs, 8d dozen ; •' Potatoes, £5 to £5 103 .ton; Brownells (seed) .£4 10s Cattle—Bullocks ,£4 5s to i£14 5s ; Cows .£3 5s to .£8, heifers i£3 to J>4 15s,~ springers .£5 0s to £7 15s, steers .£3 to JB5 10s . Sheej)—Wethers 15s to 17s; ewes .11/6' to I6a Bigs—Fat to X3 ; porters 80s to 4Gs; ■ stores 18s to 25s; slips 12s to 15s; suckers 9s to l4s Gd Beef (retail). 4id to 6d lb , ' Mutton „ • S jd .tp 5d., Hides, 3Jd'to 4d per'lb Tallow, i!18 to .£22 per ton : Wattle bark, to-£4, hickory to 30s ton Poultry—Fowls 3sto Gs pair j.turkeys—; .gobblers '8s to 18s, liens 6/6 to 9s ...
A Bankrupt Dowager. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 20 November 1903
A-Bankrupt Dowager.... The Dowager Countess of Jiosslyn, one of the most-prom inent denizens^ of Park " Lane, Has, .writes a London . corres pondent, been declared bank rupt upon ;a clainvrfor '£6400; made by a cily firm of stock ^brokers. She is the mother *of the Duchess of Southerland, Lady Westmoreland, and Lady Forbes, all three of whom a few years ago, were accounted amongst the most beautiful, .women in England. • The- Dowager's liabilities are estimated av oyer £50,000, and she is also stated to be. heavily in debt to a bank.. Speculation and .ill-lxealth appear, to have been the cause of her failure. Her son, the present Earl of Rosslyn, is a mercurial young man, who has tried .various methods of making a living within the last few years. He has been an editor, an officer successively in the; Regulars and Volunteers, a war Torres-! pondent for a half-penny Lon don paper, and an actor.
Pith Politics. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 20 November 1903
Pith : Politics. Sib William;M'Millan, M.P>, delivered a farewell address to the Went worth electors at the Paddington 1 own Hall on Monday inight. He showed, that, the tariff,' although-' modified by" the efforts :of thbJDppositiou,, assisted..... by some other members,' was.; still in some res peots prohibitive. Sir William was for fiscal' peace, but New Sonth Wales had boob be-' trayed. Before they cou'd get fiscal peace they mast ' get" back to Mait land.' He had." to choose, between' politics and. business interests. He hoped. in a fnw years to again serve tho electors. '" The Queensland Government's pol-. •icy will iuolude the abolition, of plural voting and female franchiso. The Premier of .■* Queensland has! stated that the country wanted im proved administration rather than leg islation. . The. Government -intended to reform the departments, and would have to take ! risks of being unpopu lar,-, which might drive, them, from" office.. ..-■-■j.. Tho dobate on the Reduction...
SMILESS. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 20 November 1903
SMILESS. - / ' Didn'tyon say your wife was the making of you ?' queried Wedderly. ..1■ Yes, I dic^ say so, once,' said; -Mr; Meekton-.;-'but my wife got to hear of it, and said it waa a shame to put all tha blanre.on her.,. So don't.repeat it, old chap.'* , '' ' " *** Muggins 'They say cigarettes will turn the skin. yellow.' Buggins •:, ■ ' I should say ^that's ri)tht. Every time I catch my. • boy smoking , them he gets tanned,' *** : .Tess : '/ What i6 absint.be, do . you know P' Jess: ' Oh! I think its ouo of those fake Jove-potions..■ X read, in a book one time that, ' absinthe makes the heart grow fonder.' *#* Playwright; 'That villiandn myi play doesn't-act his part properly. Ho must wear a look of worry ■ and desperation.' • Mauagec..; ■' Oh, don't got excited ; I'll fix that.- John, go- up on \he stage and start a rumor that I. have boltedvriththe bux-office receipts. *#* Dr. Price..: 'I can't make /any thing out. of that cose.! His Wife: What ? .Dr. Price : On, don't be fool...
COMMERCIAL. CROOKWELL PRICES CURRENT. (That is between the producer and first p[?]rchaser.) [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 20 November 1903
v COMMERCIAL. CROOKWELL PRICES QUERENT. (That is between the . producer and first ■■■:; ■ 2>nreliater*J -Wheat,-4/G per bushel „ Oats, 2s 6d.toi>8s' bushel ;. -• Maize, Aa to £'s 3)} bushel. . v&lt; ;. Tlour," £12 108^6^12 15/ ton ■■■' ! • Bran, 94 to 19u per'bushel .* Pollard, lOd to H.lcLper buahel , - . OikCake, 8s percwt' . - Chaff~s(oaten) JB2 10a to £3 per ton Potatoes—JBrownell' seed, J23 pov ton ; , pirclilar Heads, (eatiyg) to J82 10s. Onions, 4s,pur cwfc., ■ • Eggs, 8d per dozen Butter (factory/,-10ld,.dairy. 8d' ■ yi JBacou, 8d ; .hams, 9d • " ■ ■■■■. 1 Beeswax, .10d-lb Horsehair, lOd to Is — . Lard, 6d lb Sheepskins; 5d.to 6d lb ■ . _Hide8,—3d lb ■ , ■. l Poultry—Fowls,,3/.to 3/iG pairj -"ducks,' .■3/ to 3/3 pair ;. geese, 5/- to 6/ j ■ ' -Turkeys—hens, 5s to 7s, gobblers . 8s to 13s pair
CABLES. London, Nov. 16. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 20 November 1903
CABLES; London, Nov. 16. It is officially estimated that. 16,000 Bulgarians were killed lti Macedonia in six mouths.. The French: ^pharrtber of Dc-' puties has appointed a Com mission To inquire into the, Humbert 'case; It is, .alleged Madame Humbert ;has £760,-: 000 deposited under an assumed name iu. fi London bank. ; - Major-General Baden Powell has been presented with an escritoire and casket, the gift of the people of Auckland. The United. States :is urging' Ohinn to open Wiju, Korea, to foreign trade. Great Britain:and Japan:desire that Yongampho, should be opened,, - w ; The Canadian Government, purchased 32 square miles of territory north of Ottawa: for a central military "training camp. . Four thousand Abyssinnians will co-operate wth the;3Bfitish troops to prevent the. -Mullah's • escape.^ l'he Uanadian Hoiise of Uom mons and.Natal Assembly have passed.: resolutions in support of Mr. Oil amberlain's ■ preferential trade-proposals. The German Emperor is able to whisper. The...
Getting Rid of Rats. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 20 November 1903
Getting Bid ot Bats Aft ;er all other remedies fail, there still remains a way of getting :,r id cvf rats, and that is bv depriving them of water.! They can live for a very long1 time without food, and when hard pressed will not-hesitate to' eat each other, but no rats can go twenty-four liouvs without drink.. Therefore, if every possible means of obtaining water is taken from the rats they will desert the vicinity. "
Rain of Butterflies. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 20 November 1903
Rain of Butterflies. Milan has "just been the. scene of a remarkable •' rain," or downfall, of butterflies or, n>ot.lis. , They settled in tens of thousands on almost every available inch of space on the: ground and on the' buildings of the central'quarters of the! city. The insects are described as perCeetly black and; mar vellously active. Their pre sence is ascribed to an air current swept along in front of a hurricane.
Church of England. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 20 November 1903
Church of England. Tbo St.- Saviour's Indus trial Fair and ^Exhibition. afc Gotilburn, was brought, to a close on Saturday evening, when there was a frowded attendance. Good business' seemed' to be done at the stalls. The takings of the fair for the uight 'were about 3:160, making a total, of about £600,' which far exceeded the most sanguine expectations o£ those concerned. Tbe : prizes jjrere. distri bated'duriug-the evening by the Ven; Arohdeacon liartlett. It is expected the nett proceeds, will be about £500, i AtyRobe (S.A.)' ou Monday the, simultaneous funeral■; of husband and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Nunan, took place. Both, died from pneumonia. z-TEe''"estate ot Mr.' Terence Daly> bookmakeij of Concord, was vtilued at £38,805,and yiolded'*£2608 l6S. od in stamp duty. A 'girl named Ivy . Cramp was' drowned at Grafton. " It: is i believed she-committed suicide. The decenserl had been corrected by her parents for tbo supposed. appropriation of blalf-a sovoreigri. _ ^
Cricket. ENGLAND V. VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 20 November 1903
•: Cricket. ENGLAND V. VICTORIA. The second match of the .Englishmen's tour was concluded in Molboiirno on . Tuesday,tfgainst' Victoria, when the visitors won by an innings and. 71 runs.. The Englishmen, with eight wickets down for 443, closed their in nings. The Victorians iu their second innings lost the first wicket at 88, fifth at 188* and tho side was out for 210, Bruce got 51, McAlister 45, Armstrong 35, Lavor 23, and Trott ■ 16. . Australian players in tho test oricket matches will he.allowed £25 for each game, and 12/6 per day expenaus. •
"UP-THE-COUNTRY." Agricultural, Political, Pastoral, and Personal Gossip. WRIT[?]EN FOR THE Argyle Liberal. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 20 November 1903
" UP-THE-COUNTRY." Agricultural,-Political, Pastoral and Personal Gossip. Writien for the Argyle Lilertl. i . (By, " QBAH3E0E.VJ ! | Since the east wind and the intrusion of the fair muid, Spring, have parted.; me from my mate'' The Blade," down': south, I!ve blown along west in my iperigrinations, and stuck into some facta, figures'and.feptures/ which now go down for Liberal readers. In this district (Mrurumburrali, Y onng, Gootamundra, Temora; Wya long), altfio' you've only just made your journalistic debut, I've already met the Pa nama-hatted Liberal and the bowyauged-moleskins of: Th? Worker side : by side, in 'the sittiiigr room of many a home.! May they prosper and co-operate in the uauae of Broad Democracy and a" Full-dinner pail "-for. the toilers of tbis State! ' • bin country is simply one sea of wayiug green, slowly browning; a cereal tide gently undulating for miles each side of the road/ far as ; the -eye can see, until it ebbs to the foot of. litt le hills, which ploug...
British Fiscal Policy. LONDON, Nov. 13. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 20 November 1903
British Fiscal Policy. London, navi 18* The Hungarian Minister for Commerce has declared that the law of modem;: political economy was -forcing ^groiyas of States to draw closer, • ^ :v- H'e saidf-he ■ was-^convinced that Mr, Chamberlain's idea of closer Customs union between the motherland and the colon ies would triumph. The "Times " says that Mr. Seddon's preferential trade proposals are pretty thorough going, and that Mr. Beakinte are not far behind. Sir John Gorst, at Oxford, said i hat Mr. Chamberlain was appealing to the nation's agreed andcovetousness,, and: advocat ing naked protection. Sir Charles Dilke says that the Empire's danger is not the absence of trade preference, but the risk of European coali tion. Sir John Cockburn has ap plauged Mt. Chamberlain's " courageous: commonsense pol
LATEST NEWS. [BY WIRE.] GOULBURN, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 20 November 1903
LATEST NEWS, [by WIRE.]"1 (joulbtjrn, .Thursday, : Mk. A. C. Barrett addressed & good :meeting^here;iilaflt considering the short notice given to avoid clashing with otherspeakers; Ald^miuav Eobertsj- occupied- the v^ch»k;; A,unaiiimo,us\vote;o£banfide'n&lt;5e^ flvas earned."" Sydney, Thursday, , The English cricketers- ar." rived by train-.to-day, - They were welcomed at the train by: fully five hundred people, .wlio gave the .visitors a hearty re ception. „ , The jury returned a - verdict of £100 in. the case, Harrg^ Johnston versus the Union Box factory, for iniuries re ceived.- " ^ London, Wednesday. Tsbee anarchists liaAe been arrested at.Milan for plotting against the life of the Swiss President. During the past thi'eeyears the Prussian Government have paid bonuses to 148 Berlin doctors' for ireyi.vin g persona m a trance, who-otherwise "would have been buried alive. Owing to the shortageof raw cotton, a stoppage of the mills at Eancashire'.hasv taken place. Th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 20 November 1903
DHSi ' RAPIDLY-INCREASING DE MAND TOR OUR • Federal & Challenge Famous. Suits ' 1 ~ To Measnre, WithExtra-Trousers; grren-away . for Xmaa Box, at 45s "and 55s. OTJE.-introduction of this branch ha8*seMH*ed a &lt;wQrld-&lt;wiclh reputation •Jor the production of a~superior class, of -Garments tomeaauoc, and., wo excell in . style, materials,"and: workmanship. Wo • anticipate a heavy demand for the Xmaa -trade." Blace your orders now. MEN'S BOOTS. v -wOur.uiin is quality and -perfect fitting. -■?Geat.,8 Tftn Bals., 6/11, 8/11-,-9/11, 12/6 ?■ ;-Gent.'aTan Glacie,'laoe or button, 10/6 . Gent.'8 Box Calf, 10/6 -. ! Gent.'s Glacio Kid, 7/11,-9/G,;ll/6, 13/6 . We also stock full range in the celebrated American makes,-such as Keith's, Snow's, >'' Zallybrackets, from 1.4/11 to 25/. v.-.rA^good line; of Bluchers, in nail or Bprigs, at 2/11 --Gillespie's and American's, at 7/&lt;i r ■ Boy's . School Boots, 3/11, 4/11,5/11, 7j6. iitnat"Novelties in Ties, Hats...
Accident to Lord Kitchener. LONDON, Nov. 17. [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 20 November 1903
Accident to Lord Kitcheners London, Nov. 1.7. .Viscount Kitchener, the Com man ler-in-Ohief of the Army in India, met with a serious accident yesterday, resulting in the breaking ' of one of his legs. • While Lord Kitchener was riding alone through the .Mashobia highway tunnel his . v horse ' \shie& ' Hhrough a coolie rising suddenly. One of Lord Kitchener,'s legs struck a projecting beam, and both bones were broken olean above the ankle. The. coolie ^bolted, leaving Lord Kitchener on the ground, where he lay for half an. hour in great - agony, Other coolies approached, but fled in terror, declaring that the great War Lord was dead. Finally some ■ coolies brought a rickshaw, and Lord -Kitcherner was conveyed. to Simla, where his inj ured leg was set. Lord Kitchener is now doing well. Inspection tours - which Lord Kitchener had |arranged to Rawalpindi; and Karachi- have been cancelled in censequcnce of the accident. :! -There is said-to be.au extraordinary number of prosecuti...
EILY DARLING. CHAPTER VII. (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 20 November 1903
EILY .DARLING. CHAPTER Vfl. (Coutinuod). Then there, falls, a silence 'upon them, brbkeri-only by the ticking of !tbe clock - upon .the ^mantelshelf, and every now and then by the'soft sound of footsteps or voices in the corridor outside. , _=; Presently, after how long - lEileea oannot tell,"there1 is a tap 'at the 'door.' STh'e Kttle'sister rises softly and opens it. 'Who is, it?' Eileen cries.' 'Ah, Morris I'^-jis she catches sight of him. ' Tell me—' And then her voice fails. ' JEfo conjes powardfr Jher qjrietlyi and" Btnndi 'hy? her side* Do glot'^istresis yourself,' he says gently.' He may live. There is a hope—a chance!' • Eileen's rigidly, clasped hands relax JlieirVtensi6n'ii''''8Be grows faiut and gjday again with the sudden relief. ' Jtorris has noftoqehud her; he has stood'by her-side grave and impassive, ^s ttiongh - ho; were anything bnt:.her lover ; but noW: he catches her quietly jn his arms. ■ •> :' ' Water, sister I She is ill!' he cries!, 1 No,' says Eileen fai...
Poet's Corner. The Hybrid Politician. [WRITTEN FOR THE A[?]gyle Liberal.] [Newspaper Article] — Argyle Liberal and District Recorder — 20 November 1903
• r.^ ^^ — Poet's Comer, *The Hybrid Politician. [wbitten for the Argyll Lileral.1 fa-there, ye bards I a, measure mixed find, h. strange, 1 1 In ■which to weigh the halting, broken phrase— ;:; ,The graphic contradiction, the lightning -■■■ art of change, ' And the . " hybrid " politician's. shifty ■ v .ways;' v. find, a tortuous symphony to fling, ■ "In totiesof diaoord.typical. tl(e time Of principles eridiir&ble.in Spring Forsaken by the-candidate' in June.. i Awaiting such afitticg " eulogy " . • . . ■; I'll rend, 03 writ,4 discursively, a trfle ■ That's ;being told;.: facetiously, in re • 'The hybrid politician■?l'on.the.-'rail.V . J - Anomaly outrageous lift thy head ! v ! And evanfesce.it phantasy, grow bold ; i And quibbles vain .and querulous—ill-bred, ; And."saprifico".abortive, dark'and old-r "j¥e "riddles' of false i-Ketcirio", attend— - ■ And twist' your skeinj'delusivfe, up and1 down; ! Manifest is now your right to blend— ilThd hybrid;BQlitici^n'_s come'to tow...