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CURRENT TALK. [Newspaper Article] — The Castlereagh — 20 January 1905
?fJRRBKT f AUK. BY OBSERVER. It was announced the other day that mom of the stefcners wbioh might be thrown oat of use by the shipping oombine would probftbly be sold foe the Jflftiarn trade, in wbioh there wu a MM demand foe steamers. Tbe Hbekton wu said to have bun so sold. On Satarday, after having beeo thoroughly overhauled and fitted with a new rudder casting, she was about to pat to sea, when the Customs authorities declined to give her a clearance, pending consultation with the Commonwealth Government. She had a cargo for Kobe, Japan, and it wu asserted by tbe Customs people thai there wu reason to belive that the vessel had been sold to the Japan ese Government, toe um in a way that would transgress the laws of neutral ity. The Burns statue fee Sydney is sm-w reoortad to be ready for erection. It has bee* executed by Mr. F. W. Pometoy, one of toe leading British seulptors, and is oast in bronse. Barns is reprettnted leaning on a plough left ttajlafcaf in a ferrow. The portra...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Castlereagh — 20 January 1905
A Free Excursion to the Coast at this time of the year would be an aoeepiable boon to many a - hard-working man, but as such an instance is hardly to ooour in these dull times, tbe next beat thing a poor man can do, instead oi getting whangs of sir and scene is to purify his blood and cleanse his system with a few doses of Holloway's Pills. Tbis won derful medicine for many years baa been a blessing to the oomsasree*] world, it gives tone to the system and purifies tbe blood and rapidly in creases tbs strength of the brain. It also cures indigestion in its most ad vanced form and in oases of nervous, debility it is without a rival.
Australian Farming. DAMAGE BY BUSH FIRES. [Newspaper Article] — The Castlereagh — 20 January 1905
Atmtrailaa Faralaf. (BY CRE8PIK.) DAMAGE BY BUSH FIRE8. It it now clear that the firee whioh have occurred during the lut thru weeks, especially those in New South Wales, have been exaggerated by the metropolitan prats, wbieh bu allowed its hunger for sensational oopy to override itt seau ot public welfare. II ia indeed unfortunate that newspapers toose pose politically u so seaioasly guarding tbe credit of the community abread, should themselves publish wildly hysterical reports that can exercise nothing but harmful effeote. In almost every instance, tbe damage wm represented u being far greater than subsequent evidence bu proved. Indeed, according to tbe daily papers at one time it would appear tbat half tbe oontinent wu ablaze One daily organ went so far u to publish a map wbioh showed a black pateh at every locality where a ire had occurred with tbe discrepancy of the pateh iaatead of being drawn to stale appearing pro portionately of some 60 times tbe authentic size. Of course ...
Sporting Notes. [Newspaper Article] — The Castlereagh — 20 January 1905
Eporting ISTctej. Ynoibli- i ace*. ftiil I*- decided on the 18. h, (JoiJiiiH 2Uih, *nd Ccbbota 2Gili ii.aitnit. Umt of the hoike* which h*fv bevu rui.i.ing ut the vaiiou» meetiiK* »' ihiit dutiiol will ptohibly take m tmnd in the decibiua of borne ut the event* to be run at tit above nirijtiuned ^Ktheiiiif^R. The Jeweller hoi»e Argeutuin gene rally wakes a uoim when pulled up after u gallop. A Sjduey vi t. bis provided tbe cqaiue with a silver tube, which is inserted iu the sniaittl's throat. — 0 — Tbe seusalioutl gr»j horse Ctuteen, whteb coat Sir Bu port Clarke a modest 8000 goiiitu, has been euterrd for tbe bjdwy Cap. Amougst tbe 70 uomi untious we uotioe tbe dhom of Glad some, Fa moos, Emir, Marvel Locb, Aciaaia, TarUn and Sweet Nell— ail perfoimera of note. — o— 'Did jou hear ef tbe wonderful luck of mT old pal Teddj the Plunger f' 'No, ' said I j ' what was is it Y' 'Oh, marvellons, marvellous — sort o' thing only occurs to a mau ones in a life time ! Married a pablican's wido...
LAND TENURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Castlereagh — 20 January 1905
LAND TENURE. The pafttoral and agrienltural inter ests of tbe Commonwealth are at the present time passing thtoagh an im portanl orisia in their deveaopmeot Owing to Government action, oom bined with the ooaration of n»tnr*l forces, a distinct tendency towarde the subdivision of large t™1 tings hi districts where tbe soil is compara tively rich and the rainfall moderately regular, has awde iteelf manile**. The demand for farms it only Dmited bythoMmitttothe epending power of the agricultural population. Tboee who art agrieultaraatto and who have money to spend may be said to almost without exoeption be invosting in the industries at wbioh they are working. In New South Wake, Vic toria, South Australia, fjnatnsltnrt and Tasmania, there is a good demand for land that will grow wheat, or is suitable far dairying, u U on the nature af was development which the future etabthly of the staple industry may be said to depend. In oertain looaliliet Iht big eatatu are hting out upmlolsfttawhuh...
OUR SERIAL STORY. My Lady's Way [Newspaper Article] — The Castlereagh — 20 January 1905
OFR SKBIALKTOBY. My Lady's Way Bf tk* author of 'Madam's Ward,' ' A Lew Uk,; ' Orttel KimW, ' ' Melissa «ndUMM*rqai«' etc., etc. Hergown Mid bar haughtiness did not msjehuibi* irthwitirm. The gray eyes wen turns* upon him, and ha waited to be addressed. ' How far is it from hen,' ah* asked abruptly, ' to a place— a station called West Burnley?' ' By the straight road it will be about those mil**, ma'm.' 'Three miles? Only that! Then 1 must surely have missed the way. 1 have been walking moro than three hours!' She paused, knitting her brow. ' T» it far from here to the house called Castle Wold ? ' ' Castle Wold ? ' wied tho landlord. ' What, 8ir Perogvino Floetwood's pliwc, ma'am '.' , ' I believe so.' Her tone stowed instant resentment of Ins loud rtrprise. ' Ig it far ? Surely not, as I have heen waiting so long.' ' Bound by the road it if a good five miles, ma'am, bat aeaoes the Bare Plato there's a bridle path that runs pretty straight, and by that, I dan say, U isn't mow than a...
Fifteen Years a Captive. [Newspaper Article] — The Castlereagh — 20 January 1905
Fifteen Years a Cftptivc l-i«i ,vt-u evt-r think waaia sony time of it 'he animalti have, vnose ill fortune it in to lx*t-me cngvd up ia a loologkal ^unlt-n or * ui«nafsrie r Think of btxmg -? '???'? 'tit to yvara, for (a* h«*ir liv«s ! A gnat big, ^1 ... uun ; or » sleek, wi-»wy, -fll'H -wmi-bMck atrtpjd tty^r ; or a gw nutic. t-isv gi.iog, Nurn-wful-U-okiiig tfc ptutni . :\il --f them full of life and strength yet d- oiimmI to jmix only the narrow area of their cuff*. Smbv pe-'|it* tliink thsssp orereatens a.rv in «-?». I Kick »t being f«a asxl eatea f«»r during ul their live*. But did they *? ver M}H-nd Me«k*. tuontlM, jraara of taeir lire* iu their o«n homes, or Ik ^^ptrsls, 111 tlit- vutbidv ul that BUBS»s«t and cruvUf-t of all aaulsta, Diaaws* ? We \v\x- n--t ; but juat read tkia plsis) atory of «hat Mi. Jasaes Towasna, aa eks aad well-kuown riaisint of Bsskbassf, gueenflnnd, has awdarea : ef ao# he was iiMMle a captire ahncw*, for years, and aow lit- «k»i*h1 from tbat captivi...
Prevention of Bush Fires. [Newspaper Article] — The Castlereagh — 20 January 1905
Prcveotlaa «C Basil Fires. (BY £»Eaf^ ) A wide dtscruction i-\ bush (ires baa come to he lookwl on n» a necess ary concomitant of uuat uouUi other wi»s be -good wa«ms. For several 1 years ibe grip of a dronubt bfld luont of tbe fcs.-tern portioa of tb« continent practically immone Iroui tbe ravages of fianur- ; but durtnj' tbe la«t three or four Miuiiuare numerous lj*?e«« of paral-stng in*vnitude bavt aouuslly nniict^d M'lne one or more district of tbe more populous state*. Twice recently lin» tbe Wa^p* Ciondagat oountry in New bontli Wales Hsco ?w%pt of flames and twice reaabtly bm tbe merino couutrv to Victoria met wub tbe saint) soil of tltt-aet^r, whilst various oiaev Jocali.it-? b»ve been tim ilnrly »rHiote«l. The trouble i-- that there feetii ? to be no uietbod by which any Urge portion of security can be securel. However, none cat) deny tbat more might be done in tbe way of gua ruing sgainst tbe nppolling losses than hs* hitherto b«en accoin plisbed. lint few In nd holders in...
Singular Accident. EXPLOSION OF A WINE CASK. [Newspaper Article] — The Castlereagh — 20 January 1905
Slaflutsr HccMtsiC. EXPLOSION OF A WINE CASK* A peculiar explosion occurred in tbs yard at tbs rear of Messrs. Aylstt Brothers' store, neor Wsgga. Tbe firm dues a l**«a k»iiw« ?» w|ne ssJIsre.aav the two bmtbers wssa, during tbs mm of Friday eveaiaf, fka psring to M sulpbur ' a eask arspsjrs tory to its retora. Ttmmgfaont tbe beat of tbe day tbe cask bad been lying ia the yard bong downwanbv and bad to as turned to admit of tbs snlpbnriaf pro pees being earned oat. This oosjsists ia iisarliug a licbssd torch into tbe eask Ik rough tbs MM hols. No sooner was tbis done tban a tar- ' rifio explosion occurred, wbicb waa- beard a mile away. The exploeieer blew out both tbe bead* sf tbe cask, a portion of one linking Alfred Aybtt on tbs kaee, brsakiag tbe oep, sad ia flietiag otbar serious injuries. Osber frsfsasais smashed a picket leaee, wai one fitm was earned a diataaes of tOsV yards. It is surmised that tbe explosk-s- was caused either by alcohol used in fortifying, or being oooverte...
No More For [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Castlereagh — 20 January 1905
?wjfswsww; sr^sr bbbssm AjsVfs^s^AlsifMaaa, onaui **j|% oaitof 1000, altboogt it bad been built for moeb leas. TbsboMswas burned down, an* tbe Dutchman then claimed the fall amount for which U bad beta iasares; but tbe offkers of the company tsfasw to pay more taao iUaetsnl vaiaa, about MOO. He expressed his ais Mtislaetiaa id powerful #*st*ja|fltots list, wtsriaWoi bu nmsAr w» some flbeiot Iwasoate Ubgoage. ' U you wiab it,' said toe apsjtgf tbe insurance company, 'we will bfltkl you a bouse U-^er and better tba* sbs oae burned down, as we are posttve ttean be done for even Iess4bao MOO.' To this proposition tbe Dutchman obteesti, h3 at mst wai oompelled to Boos weeks after be received tb» inooey be was called upon bt Ipajsjmw sfMt,wbs) waated him ts-«fBT^ policy of life insurance ou biinssBar tits wife. * If you insure yo«r wife fur 4M06V the agent said, ' and sbs should dW, you will have ibe sum to solace yoor heart' ' Dooner und biitaaa 1' ssslaisaaw tbe Dulehman, ? vosi swmms f...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Castlereagh — 20 January 1905
M TIT! ^» TT^ w^ ~ ' fTFUWfc MANY YfiftlfS it hM keen our prinJef* to T tajoy a very extensive Wholesale furniture Business tlMMHfe I opt 4he State, and tie have always done our bent to fill I Cm*firr Sttffekeapfre to cultivate the Furniture Twie, fry / publishing and issuing, F«ee of Charge. ataipseJtsjsjss) I Illustrated Catalogues and Price Li&ts of all kind* of J^afpi | tore, which are ebtaJnable froM your LOCAL Storelnefr. ( wb nnve New arranged to Puc. * tbc C diapoatl pf intending buyers*- through our numerous Cotjpjtnr f raa-f«ea*ftatlv«e -the whole of Our magniftoont stock Wt*q| J cofipriaaa th« mott Modern and Artistic Furniture in an the 1 Latest and Approved Designs. The extent of our stock isay b« % gathered from the fact that our Warehouses extend ThWMifh I from Clarence to Kent Streets, and our nusaerous ShowntMae, I Ac, cover a floor space of over 39,000 sq. ft. -considerably 3 over an acse. I THE FLAN WB HAVE HDOPTED i, by a } 1 1 tin of latre+SKtion. We kno...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Castlereagh — 20 January 1905
; ! -?'-:. ?. \ I ! ? : i ; \ ? : : ' ! ' 7' j » ? j i ? I ? I ? . ? this s^^cie: — roR — - FURTHER ANNOUNCEMENT WHICH WILL APPEAR When We Fihi*h Sxocktakiiici *? AND Uf THE MEANTIME MAKE STRAI6HT TO ? ?-':::????' - ?? ?. . .-. V.^.ru ???? ? ' ... ,_.?.; t- ' ? V ?..?-?? w with you monay and secure tome of DON'T MISS THEM OR YOU WILL BE SORRY. COMMERCIAL STORES. Ollgmlra md QularffaaVone ? 1 I J
Giving Sovereigns Away. [Newspaper Article] — The Castlereagh — 20 January 1905
Giving Sovereigns Away. Sooth Wales is in the throes of an exciting newspaper duel. About a year ago the 'Evening Express,' which is published at tbe 'Western Mail' offices, Cardiff, started a series of sehesses of money prises. Tbeae schemes proved so auoosasfnl that a week or two beok the 'Express' claimed a oiroulatien in Soath Wales and Moomonth of over 100,000 oopies, and desoribed how £80,000 bad beeo spent upon the paper. Numbered postcards were then sent oat to householder*, the numbers and names of persons entitled to sovereigns being regularly published. In tbia way £20 per week was distributed. Tbe proprietor of the 'South Wales Echo' responded with an announce ment that that paper was tbe most largely circulated in South Wales and tbe West of England, and annoamoad that they wonld distribute £100 per week in a similiar way. The 'Express' immediately increas ed their offer to £100 per week, and now the 'Echo,' not to be outdone, has announced the distribution of £1000 a w...
Closer Settlement. [Newspaper Article] — The Castlereagh — 20 January 1905
Closer Settlement. The Armidale Land Board last week gave an important decision iu favor of oloaer eettlement. On Friday the board waa engaged considering a re* fereoce by, tbe Minister aa to whither 14,000 eorea en Enmoro run should be thrown open for occupation on the improvement lease system. On Sat urday tbe board decided to reoommend aa follows : — 1. In view of the report of the mining warden, and the e video ee of the diatrict forreater, it ia not advia able to revoke tbe mining or forest reserves ooveriog tbe whole area em braced within the area in question. 2. That four blocks be not offered as NBprovemeot leasea. 3. The board find that there is a bon* fide demand for settlement pur poses on four blocks by tbe original and present holders, and reoommenda that fpeeifto report* be obtaioed from the geological surveyor and tbe Fores* try Department oa these blocks, any portion of the Mocks foand not \6 be aurifrrous or containing valuable tim ber to be thrown open for original...
Items of Interest. [Newspaper Article] — The Castlereagh — 20 January 1905
Items of Inteiest. Tbomaa Henry Colbrao, of Dioky Ouadi, near Dabbo, haa volnniarily aeqoeat rated hia eatate. The Rev. Ebeoeaer Prioa haa been eleeted Preaident of the Baptiat Union for the balance of the year in place of. the Rev. W. R. Hiddieatooe, wbe haa Mile* ef foraat ooeatry ia YiiHuiia haa bean devaetated by boab lire*. We have received a oopy of the can-ant nomher of the'Boah Brother,' a quarterly paper oondoot*d by tbe membera of the 'Brotherhood of the Good Shepherd.' It contain* a lot eome M pagaa of intereating reading. Mr. Edward Bwera ia removing bia eaw mill at Ooonoo to Cnrban. We are enrry to hear that Mra. 1. Merchant, *en , Curban, haa been eeriooely ill for tht peat few daya, the it now improving bat her oondition ia ?till aerioue. — o — Mr. A. Mortimer, who left aome time ago for Sydney, waa oompeHod by illoeea to leave the train at Beth a rat and baa ajooe been laid op in that city, bat ia now on the mend again. On Tueaday night laat the akj be came overoaat ...
BUSH FIHES [Newspaper Article] — The Castlereagh — 20 January 1905
BUSH FIHB8. Daring the week eeveral firee have again broken oat in the diatriot, one doing oouetderable damage to property. The fire which bad been raging oat Kickable way daring the holidays haa broke oat again, bat no particular! of the amoaat of damage are to band. A fire two* e out at Mr. J. Knight eeo'e Tannabar holding in the monnUina, aome 40 milea diatant from town, laat and a ooaniderable amount of damage waa done. A bay-abed, fall of hay, a baggy find eome farming implemeota heaidea fenoiog were barnt.
EUCHRE PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — The Castlereagh — 20 January 1905
SOCHRK PABTT. Aa enjoyable projrreaeive euchre party waa held in the Coronation Hall laat night. There waa a large atten dance of both aexea and an enjoyable time waa apent. The eeverel priaaa to be oomptted for, were won by Mra. lioOaineae aud Miaa L. Stanley and Meaara J. Lane and J. Nelson. AfUr tbeeard playing had concluded daneiog waa indulged in antil the 'wee ana' boars.' An exoelleent enpper waa provided hy the ladiea.
Polite Enemies. [Newspaper Article] — The Castlereagh — 20 January 1905
Polite Enemies. Tin- ^-o^don 'SlHndard' prints an picflU-nt hi«r» from ira special rorrre fxiixlriii with Marsh* I Oyaina 'A hill with a euro #-u our front ia j oooupi d iu tl e duytioie by a JupHntue I pic-Kii, ana at u ig tit by a Kukaiau pic k««». The jMpanMw picket befoir withdi-awing the other evening, left a bottle of brandy bebiud, with a polite note compUimtig tliat thvir friend* i b© enemy kept the cave in a dirty state, which was bad for tbo health of both part ice. 'The remonstrance waa r.ot in rain, for near uigbt the Haaaiana a wept and garnikbed the place. They «Im- left m rouble, with a note Baying that they had heard the Japanwe treated pn ?oners badly, and asked for an«*xpUa» tiou. 'Iu replr to this, the Japanese left a note declaring that ibe Uu»»iuu pi i Konera in Japan were having a »ery good time. They also left aorna photo- graphs, showing Japaneae aoldiem at tending on the priaonere, givtDg them cigarettes, and se fuith.'
Race Round the World. [Newspaper Article] — The Castlereagh — 20 January 1905
Race Round the Vosll 4 nc* ronnd tbe world for £800 between a Freneh Cauadian and an American ba» just ended in Parii in a Victory for the former, with the narrow Margin of 3} daya. The contestants were brotnerein law, named respectively Mr. Bailly Folqnet, of Montreal, and Mr. Erneat Blake, of Sante Fe, New Mexico, both yoang men of means, left Paria on April 20, the Canadian going eaat, while bia rival started aoroaa the At lantic. One of (he conditions imposed was ? compulsory stoppage of at least 24 hoar* in all towns of np wards 100,000 inhabitants, while in capitals the obligatory stay waa aeven daya. Mr. Folqnet attributes his suooeM to the superior speed of the Canadian at earner in which he aailed from Sydney to Vancouver, thereby gaining considerably on Mr. Blake, who pa triotically travelled under hie own flag from San Franeieoo, and eroased the American continent on hia native ?oil, while Mr. Folqnet travelled by ♦ht trains of the Grand Trunk and Canadian Pacific Railway...
Coonebarabran Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Castlereagh — 20 January 1905
CooTrTDarairaiL Races. The «N-vf mpris wert- li*M on WmI r» --l«r nnd Thnrndir Inat week and iTl* 1**1. It* »*»??? KR follow ?: — FIRST DAY. Omcnixo Hjwpicap,— 6 fura. C. Owt-n't Pkieh. 8 5 ? 1 ' F. IVh-rfyV KiWle. 712 . ..2 Jh«. M« MnetrrV Lev«»#, 7.7 . ...8 FrriNO TUkpicap. 6 fora. for praasfrda. ? ' P. Certain)'* Pompom, 8 7... ... 1 P. Worr*U'« Hand?. R7 ? g C. Campheira No. I. 8.0 ? 8 CiPTLRRBAGH HANDICAP. — 1 mile. JiH MrMaatprV !**?♦»*, 7.6 .. 1 A. W. Norton V Bnliim, 7.5 ? ! 8 A. H. Oliver'* The Gale ? 8 Tamaoai. 8taki*.— ? 1 7 furt. For Orftenfeda. R. Hwid'a rWmaid, 1U2 ? 1 * C. Cumptwir* No. o. 7.10 ? 2 D. Wormll't Rainbow ? 8 Memtula'*Ha»dicaf,— 7 fort. R. DobrrtT'n Kindle, 8.10 ? 1 W. 0 Catlin'a Hamlet. 9 2 ... 8 H. ReadforrTe Bink, 8 10 ? 8 r SECOND DAT. Pcrucam' Ptmsa,— 6* fvra. H. Rredforo'e Bisk. 89 ? * W. O. Catlin's Hamlet «^ „. ? C. Owen'e Patch, 9.7 ** -?*..$ * Dead heat. Id the ma off Risk -. WOD. Ulwda StAtw,— 1 mile. For Grasefed». P. Canpurll's No. 5, 712 ? 1...