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Sale of Trotting Stock. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 14 January 1909
Sale of Trotting Stock. ! The clearing—out sale of Mrs. C. White's Carwynan Stud trotting stock took place yesterday, being conducted by Messrs. Inglis and Co., Sydney, and Clements- and McCarthy, Bathurst. There was a good attendance' of buy ers, representatives from all parts of the State being in attendance. The principal prices realised were for the following: — Surprise, stallion, 88 gui nea^, D. Cullen, Glen Innes; C.W., late Sir Charles, 4 years, passed in at 300 guineas; Mambriuo Derby, 3 years, passed in at 300 guineas; Mambriuo Junior, 2 years, passed in at 35 gui neas; Abdallah, 2 years, 36 guineas, W. J. Hill, Queensland; Maori -King, 3 years, passed iii at 76 guineas; King William, yearling, passed in at 20 guineas; Queenie, 2 years, 31 guineas, Mrs. Whitney, Combing Park, Carcoar; Mambrino Jess, 2 years, passed in at 25 guineas; Mambrino Pet, 2 years, 27 guineas, Mr. Tewksbury, Temora; Docken, 5 years, 23 guineas; Arab Queen, 3 years, 25 guineas, and. Mam brino Patch, ...
The Rainfall. 1870—1908. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 14 January 1909
The Rainfall. -'''I 1870—1908. We have received from a correspon dent a record showing the 'rainfall ' in the Bathurst district since 1870. From this our readers will be iu a position , to note the falling-off that has taken place since 1895. Prior to that date some of the records reached as high as 43 inches, many being over 30 in ches and the majority over 20 inches. Twice only the record fell below 17 in ches—these occasions being 1888 — 13.14 inches and 1895 — 16.95. But this fall ing-off occurred between years of plen ty and the effect was not so disastrous as it otherwise' would have been. Since 1895 the fall -has only exceeded 20 in ches three times, o»ce it has been as low as 12.36; twice uuaer 15 inches and three' times less than 17 inches. The records are as under.— 1870, 43.17; 1871, 29.3S; 1872, 33.88; 1874, 24.17; 1875, 25.21; 1876, 23.18; 1877 and 1878 not available; 1879, 37.53; 1880, 19,08; 1881, 21.23; 1882, 20.32; 1883, 22,90; 1884, 21.37; 1885, 20.43; 1886, 31.15;...
MAINTENANCE OF ROADS AND BRIDGES. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 14 January 1909
[maintenance of roads and 1 BRIDGES. | Mr. Engineer Patterson estimates that the cost of maintaining and , repairing roads, bridges, culverts, and water re serves, tree planting, deviations, etc., iu the Shire of Turon, during the year 1909, will be : — £ s d Maintenance of Roads (labor only) .. .. .. 1700 0 0 Metal and Gravel .. .. 2000 0' 0 Repairing, Painting and Tarring Bridges, Culverts, Fences, eio. .. .. 800 0 0 Erecting Protecting Fences 150 0 0 Deviations and Resumptions .. 250-.-0 0 Repairing Wnohnway 011 the Bathurst to Sydney Road, _ one mile from KelBo ? .. 150 , 0 0 Securing road from the inroid of the River at Whito Rock SO 0 0 Tree Planting .. 50 0 0 By-roads . . . , ., , 200 0 0 Water Conservation , . so 0 0 Tools and Materials .. .. 100 0 0 Emergencies , . ; , 245 0 0 £5745 0 0
Civilian Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 14 January 1909
Civilian Rif le Club.£-* ^-1 JThe Wednesday, members' ;of;! tbe Civilian Rifle Club had ^h^^.misfo'rtuDe. ; to strike exceptionally 'conditions! for this week's shoot. ; Though', for'tliose who shot eafiy.'at the''5ooyds. the condi tions were ifair, a. very few. minutes ef fected an atbriospheric change that had many of the good shots all at sea. The success of Warburton, a comparatively young shot, is ail the more remarkable on this account. At the 6ooyds. it was found impossible for four of the .rifle men to finish, The targets were. at .this stage completely obscured by the dust. One of them did fire four shots, but /ail ing to find the canvas, retired... Scores : 500 600 ? Tl. W. Warburton ., .. .25 . 20 . -fil. N. Cnrpeuter .. .. 27 - 24 , 51 E.Ward.. .. .. 23 27 ' ' 50' A. Stubba .. ., 31 19: 50 D.Atkins 29 20 49 G. Goldrick .. .. 31 .15 ' W, Willman .. .. 34 . retired 34 A. Carpenter .. . .. 32 ,, 32 M. Colley ,» ., 24 „ ? 24 A. Byatt .. .. 23,- „ . 23
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 14 January 1909
: -FUNEiiAL; . . IpURTj.QN. — The.f) iends of Meflsrs. George, X' Benjamin, -John and. Gordon Purdon, Mrs.- William Barton,. .Mia, David, Uea,: and tht;Mia=eB Alicia, Francis, Lydia, and Elsie Purdon nre- respectfully invitedl-to attend the . Funeral of their late dearly beloved mother, Mrs. June ijP'urdpn, to move from her- late.- 'residence, i'Laiigdale, Bloom Hill, THIS (THURSDAY) 'MORNING at (10) ten o'clock, for the Church of England Cemetery, O'Conucll Plains. '^W- 8. HODGE, Undertaker, ' Telephone 42. , - 57 Keppel-'fltreet.
THE KING'S COMMAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 15 January 1909
THE KING'S COMMAND. The following interesting announce ment concerning the letters of Queen Victoria has been made: The King, being aware of the great interest taken by the nation in j;im eral in the 'Letters of Qu^en V.!e ? ♦oria,' recently published, has com manded tfiat a new and pop?,!!l.'? edi tion should be issued, in order that the book- should be brought within' reach of. all his Majesty's subjects. This edition will be in three „ vol- ] umes, crown 8vo, and will contain 16 illustrations, as well as., the complete text of the larger work carefully re-! vised. It will be sold at 6s net, bound in red cloth. It will be pub-' lished by Mr. Murray in conjunc tion with- the 'Times.' His Majesty, in following, the pre cedent he established when he gracious ly supervised the proofs of 'Sixty i years a Queen,' (the well-known, | popular life of:: Queen VictorTS, writ- 1 ten by the Duke of 'Argyll and pub lished by the 'Daily Mall'), thus earns the 'gratitude of thousands of his sub- ...
RABBIT TRAPPING. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 15 January 1909
RABBIT TRAPPING. I A telegram from Carcoar states that trapping of rabbits is already setting in around here, but owing to the warm weather that is prevailing, trappers are not yet 'making much money. They catch plenty, of rab bits, but by the time they get to the works at Blayney- or Bathurst; many of them are rejected. In about six weeks' time conditions will be- much more favourable, -and the work of trapping will then be taken in hand, and continued throughout the winter periods. During the last few months, rabbits have bred very remarkably, as owners have found it a very diffi- 1 cult matter to get their lands poison ed owing to the dry substance of the soli.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 15 January 1909
J ALL NATIONS PRAISE j' SUNOL f tobacco on_y (TOBACCO^ AWARDED J GOLD MEDALS, :op PURITY IW NATURAL AROMA MW and PERFECTION S SUNOL II iannot be ExceHed. ' SUNOL attained its present dcip-oa of ?iimiiiiiiihj high favor mainly by reason of ono important departure, the manufacturers havo wisely taken from tho much abusod modern method of making, viz, tho total exclusion of perfumes or flavor ing of any kind, retaining tho leaf's original aroma, and excluding all injurious impuri tios. SUNOL, Plug, Dk. or Bt. 6 0 lb. pBt. fr. SUNOL, Cut, D or B lib bx 6 O do. do. SUNOL, Cut D or B 2ozpkts 6 6 do. do, SUNOL, CutD orBloz pkt» 7 0 do. do. MICK SIMMONS HAYMARKET, SYDNEY, N.S.W. Tobacconists & Storekeepers Send for our ^ Tobacco. Sports and Flatting Tackle £ Price Lists, Freo,
Message to Agriculturalists. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 15 January 1909
IVIes- age to Agriculturalists. The January number of tho 'Agri- cultural Gazette' -contains a message from the Minister of Agriculture to the agriculturists of Mew South Wales. In his introductory remarks be states: 'I desire to take into my. confidence the rural workers of thu Slate, by publishing in this, their 'Gazette,' an outline of the policy I have set myselE to accomplish, as head of the Department of Agricul ture, for their benefit; and, : in the work of improvement and. reform, I trust to be encouraged by their ap proval and'- co-operation.' He sums up the. whole in the- following terms: It is impossib.le in tho space avail able in this 'Gazette'' to set forth' in i extenso my policy In regard to every branch of agriculture, .l3ut,- in addi tion to what; I' have outlined above, I may mention that attention is also being paid to the questions of irriga tion- by. bore waters, and the neutral ising, of the effects of their alkaline qualities; the preparation of a list of .co...
The Trotting Dispute. WHAT DID THE ENQUIRY COST? MR. M. MEAGHER'S ENQUIRIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 15 January 1909
I ' The Trotting Dispute. WHAT DID THE ENQUIRY COST? -MR. M. MEAGHER'S ENQUIRIES. At yesterday's meeting of the A. H. and P. Association the following let ter' from Mr. M. Meagher was read:— Mr. Meagher wrote: I note from the press reports of your meeting on Monday you were' good enough to receive my letter on the above sub ject.*'' Your committee has, allowed Dr. Machattie and his witnesses to m-fllre 'fri-RVfi charges' (I OUOte the doctor) against fellow members of your Society, and then refuse a hear ing to accused persons.' . . This, ' evi-' dently, is your, idea of fair play.' I am a member of -your Society, so al so,- am I a tax payer, and 'your socie ty Is -heavily- subsidized from the pub lic funds. — This important fact is, I fear, overlooked by your committee. I am determined that the committee's policy of bush will not prevent the public learning all the facts connect ed with this affair, and, as I particu lars wish to let some lieht in on the extraordinary conduct of tho...
Arrogant Unionism. SYDNEY LABOUR COUNCIL'S NEW MOVE. DECIDES TO RUN THE STATE. Sydney, Thursday Night. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 15 January 1909
Arrogant Unionism. SYDNEY LABOUR COUNCIL'S NEW , - .. MOVE. .,- DECIDES, TO RUN THE STATE. ' - Sydney, Thursday , Night.. For several meetings past the Sydney Labour Council has been discussing the amendment of the rules, with the object ot Eettlng'into its hands the con trol, not only of unions in Sydney, but of all unions 111 the State, and eventu ally of all the unions! in 1 the Common 1 'A culmination was'. reached , to-night at the meeting of the Labor Council of N. South Wales -held at the, Trades Hall. The debate was brought, to a conclu sion, and thei contentious , resolution: 'Thait every Society and. Council- affili ated shall agree -to abide by the deci sion of this Council irii all matters re quiring its intervention aud judgment, after exciting much diversity of opinion, was carried. Many members - considered 'that the Couuci was. proposing to arrogate to -which its past actions and .reputation did1 ' -£ot' '-ftmoristrate its competency to administer justly. Others, aga...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 15 January 1909
Pour Health ? Ffocts^ ^ x. Ill-health very often arises from a constipated 1 I | 2c This condition is seriously aggravated by purgatives, but easily overcome by the. - natural influence of I ' iCAUFOBNPJ ' a syKurwfiss 1 3. California Syrup of Figs, 'Nature's Pleasant 1 | Laxative,' gently, pleasantly, and promptly I J rectifies tlie sluggish digestive organs, and i f~T.. . leaves them permanently benefited. :-r-- I ^ 4. It especially suits delicate women and chil; jj 1 Emphasiso the word CALIFORNIA when purchasing, and look for the circle Trado ? | ® Mark In Blue at top of packagc. From all Chemists, 1/3 and 1/11. V SHE 18 USING IT ' re#* at* STILL OOOD -'a Sunlight Laundry., soa# you. try ..-.'???'-.-'.'.IT..' YOURSELF « m FAREWELL — 1908 j WELCOME— 1909 j , [ I W ebb & Co. personally part with - 1908 with regret, it is like saying good-bye to a friend who has served them well, a friend who I helped them along the road to prosperity. Each day of each month their State has ...
Melba to Visit Bathurst. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 15 January 1909
Melba to Visit Bathurst. Arrangements have been made by Mr. Lemmone that during her Austra lian tour this year, Madame Melba shall Yisit Bathurst. This important event :b to take place in June next, and as a few musical enthusiasts have .under li ken to provide' a suitable reception fcr this world-famed artist, there is lit tle to fear as to the result. On May 19th, Madame Melba made' her first appear ance for the 1908 season at Covent Gar den In 'La Boheme.' The Opera House was crowded and the Queen and Princess Victoria occupied the Royal box. This is how the 'London Times' noticed the big event: — 'The first ap pearance of Madame' Melba for the sea son, of course, filled Covent Garden with a genuinely enthusiastic- audience', who would, no doubt, -have given her a i hearty reception even if her voice had shown traces of wear or deterioration of any kind. The first notes sung by Mimi entirely removed any doubts j that might have been felt, for the pur-' ity of their quality seemed...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 15 January 1909
You will pay junt as much for. a bottle of C/h-imberltiin's Cough Remedy hs for any remedy a'u^'vou ftct pr'oo.l results when jou L*iko it lJiiviug cou»h -imidiciuu i* :in yn vclop«crio^ 'i! .Iwf. i'or sale by L. Edgloy and Co. I ALL ARE UNITED In saying that for all Stomach Trou bles there is no remedy like Dr. Sheldon's Digestive Tabules. P?io4 2/6 per tin . Obtainable at Mocklsr Bros., ! George-street, Bathurst; E. Morgaa, | Burraga.* Mrs. P. L. Morrison, Humffray-street, Ballarat, Vic., -writes : ' Both my mother and I. are firm believers in Chamberlain's Tablets. Wo have used them for stomach and liver troubles, and have found them most effective. Tho use of most pills is followed by constipation, but Chamber lain's Tablets aro so mild and gentle in their action that they leave no bad after eifcct. For sain by L. Ed^ley and Co. NoticTTo' Trespassers. PI! (.SONS found TRESPASSING COT TING FENOKS, or DRIVING STOCK in the undermentioned lundo WILL BE PROSEOOTKD after this date: — ...
A. H. and P. Association. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 15 January 1909
A. H. and P. Association. ' EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING. The Executive Committee of the.Bath ?urst A. H. and P. Association- met ' yes- terday afternoon, under the chairman- 1 ship of President R. L. Gilmour.;. Those, present were: Dr. Machattie, 1 M^es-va; J, Rutherford, E, T. Webb, J.- Molu tyre, W. H. Webb, A. Rigby, J. UpCou:, F J. Tonkin, J. J. Sullivan; -J.'.-Hoimps,. A. Patterson, J. Simmons, :G, T.i'b,itt, W. Scott, J. Cassidy, C. Boyd,,-T. Dur ack C. Clifton, J. J.' Copeman, . W. D-.w.'n.g G. M. Kable, J. Soden, H. J. Barliam,, W. H.' Crago, E. Tremain, G.' Sutherland, J. Godfrey, W. Godfrey, W. G. Thompson (hon. sec.) aiul W. J. McPhillamy Xhon. treas.) Milcli and Butter Cows. In connection \wi,tli a letter from' Mr. Mcln tyre, —read at a previous meeting ' nrakiiig ^certain 'suggestions i re Judging milch 'aii'd'-butter -cows.'iiai.-jletter .was lead fiom Mrr,-W.,'H Webb,1 xn which he' sugge'sted 'tha't-'ithe ..(regulation force in the R'oyai'Association be adopt ed; Thi3...
The Bathurst Racecourse. [Newspaper Article] — The Bathurst Daily Argus — 15 January 1909
The Batliurst Racecourse. i - Many improvements have-been made on the Bathurst Turf Club's grounds since the, last meeting, and othcis areHh | courie of construction. A line large tea ] pavilion is being built, capable of seating | upwards, of zoo persons. The building is lofty, and is being roofed - with red. tiles, and will be very cool and comfoft .hin nnH is so situated th?t »vhile seated at the tables a good view maybe had of the racing. The grand stand booth 'has been considerably altered, and a'barthe whole length of . the stand has ' been, constructed.,, This will . prevent the; crush which is always experienced in this booth- The Leger booth, : too; has been added to, and the surroundings, greatly improved. A large marquee is to be erected here, and provided with seats for the convenience of ladien, and /inn Ko flicnonco/1 , Am/\no wnerc ica u.^wuovu, improvements, and one, that - will be of immense value to the Club, is the fine well, which is being sunk' on- the flat, nea...