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Shocking Accident as Mittagong. A RAILWAY GUARD DECAPITATED. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 April 1892
SEiocIsmuij; ActMcmifc EUtttsigomg. A RAILWAY GUARD DECAPITATED. On Friday morning about 9.30 a torribly fatal accident happened at Mittagong within two or tliroo hundred yards of the rrilway station. A train loaded with ballast was coming towards Mittugong from tho stono crushers, and as it wns booking into the station, tho assistant guard, a young man namod Richard Lipscombe. about 20 years of age, seoms to have boon on the end truck, and was probably trying to pass from one to another along tho buffers, when ho fell underneath, and tho whole train passed over him, his innnglod body boing noticed by the drivor when tho ongino got clear of it. The Irain cut off his head and an aim, and othorwiso torribly mutilated him. Tho driver pulled up instautly, and tho body of the uufortunate young follow was removed to tho railway station. So fur us we can learn no ono saw the accident happen, and the drivor know nothing of it till he saw the mangled body.
Berrima District Cold Climate Farm and Dairy Company. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 April 1892
Bcrriinft flPistricit Clamate Farm and DDuiry Company. (lo the Editor.! Sir,— I shall be glad if you would afford space for tho publication of the annexed extracts wh'ch hnve beon received by us relative to a trial shipment of butter sent for diiect sale in London early in January last. I may add that tho consignment was shipped under the most unfavourable conditions both as to manner of shipment and the glutted state upon arrival of the London market. Despite these disadvantages tho results are so encouraging as to warrant tho extension and cohesion of the butter export trade next season. Producers in the Borrima district, and indeed the colony, should be proud of the results, proving, as it undoubtedly does, that with proper classification and close attention to necessary details there noed bo no hesitation iu extending the operations of this valuable industry, what is really required in order that farmers should received the full benefit rising therefrom as united action by their...
SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 April 1892
[?] ? Tho Cootamimdr.i liorougn Qaaoaamont difdoaoa an incrnnni ontholounl nnniinlrntea of nliout £1000 on n capital valuo o! £232,228. Tho country nround Young 13 roportod to bo vory bnro of /?ivig.i anil fioroa/jo. Tho fnrraoro nro vnitiiif; for rnin to commonco puiUgliin?, 13 not/ voty lalo. At tho E:mtcr nicotinr? of St. Jolm'a Church Oamtlon, filocarn. J. K. Cni.nholai nnfl J. Noakou woro appointed pcoplo'o pardons. IiIigo Prnncio. tlio oldnnt daufjhtPr of tho jiolico mogifltrnto ot Ounnomulln (Q.) ncci dontnllv tool: a (lono of rrtrycliniuo on Wodnc-aJay. nnd diod noon nf£or\7nrdo. . -X-,Tho Promior will lio r. paccongflr by tho Qrotr.vn. lor Lmdou. l'.ir. DiIjIio v/ill ] -m tho vo»ool nt Molbourno or Adolnido. Tlio Prommr'n mission to limtrlnnd hna not boon fully D'ntod. but it mcortuiu tlint I10 his in hand aavnral mnttoraof imporianco partcu Inrly in connection v/iih nnniico. A Soman Catholic bnz-jnr v.-an oponod in thaTown Hall. Gampbi'lltown. Biahop Hi(j | gins. Over £2o0...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 April 1892
&£ Scrutineer. ; '' 5 : TERMS: ' ' ' _ Subscription 2/6 per quarter prepaid ; fj /? i booked ; charged onlj from tlio tiroo of commcucinf Quarters end March 31, June 30, September 30 December 31 , at wliich periods only can subscriber . decline by giving a week's notice in writing direc . to the office — not through a local collector— am paying to tbo then running quarter. Advbhtiskments — ot less than one inch, 1/- to tbefirst two Hues anil 3.1. per lino after; lonfje advertisements, 3/- for the first inch and 1/6 foi ? every subsequent iuch. A liberal reduction madi for standing advertisements. Advertisements o births, mairiages, and deaths, if sent by post, musl be authenticated by tlio signature' of some person , known at the office, or they will not be inserted. Advertisements will be received up to C p.m. on ?- day of publication. The uuinbcr of insertions should be written on the face, or the advertise ments will be continued till countermanded. ? Orders for withdrawi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 April 1892
Adver.'iiBCjneiitfs. Ofifiifilir MOSS VALE, | Upholsterer, French Polisher, Pictare I y ? Framcr. £:c, | ? ?* A LARGIC Stock of Furniture, Bedsteads ami | jl\. Bedding, Carpets, Mrvttine, Linoleum, Door Mats, &c., always on hand. Spring Roller ami I Venetian Blinds, made ami litted or repaired. | ~CCTlVI (VI E R G I A l ~^AN RTf^G C 0 M T A N Y. -n-ip csTrrorjisrer, Established 1S31. Incorporated IS 13. Head OluCD : Geoihie Sti-i:kt, Sydney. .,J ' ' 0 4 CATITAt ? £600,000 | - HESERVE FUUD ? £670,000 a Hr.sr.RVK I'oi: lCyrALisATios or ™ DlVlUEXIlS ... £150,000 ? Money receive:! at Interest r. till .ill other usual Bankiug Busiucss transacted. E. KVKRARD ROW, ^ ? ? II03S VALEBRANCH. p' W, H. PALING & CO., ?r . - Establishkd IS33. Incorporated 1SS3. Solo Agents for PIANOS by Steimvay and S0113, Julius Fcurich, Uebel and Lechleiter, Carl KcUe, Tiie Victor, The Belling ; and for the world-renowned KSTKY ORGANS and Booaey'o Braso Baud Instruments. UhivcrAal Providersof PIA...
Married Under Difficulties. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 April 1892
nJutJet* CDiQacultics, feuldom, if ever, hna a wedding taken . place undor 111010 difiicult or romuntic cir cuuiatuncca than one winch camo ofT at - Glip.tham Hill Gaol, n few tmlua distant I from lhc town of Marion, - in Virginia. A I few minutes before midnight on the 13th Novembi'r, n. bugay was driven to tho vralls 01 the gaol It contained Miss Molhe Downes, uged 18 years, one of the most pre pos';enr,mg young Indies 111 tlio district ; her brother, Mr. Thomas Dowries, ,ind a minister. On nrriving at tlio prison, voung Mr. Downes stood upon tlio so.'tt of tlio vehicle, and Mim Molliu Downes climbed upon her brother's chouldurs, grasping u strong hand i winch protruded from 1 between tho burs of tlio gaol window. Tlio minister was also perched upon the seat, aud recited in nil im. pressivo manner the marriage eri vico uniting the young lady to James Fauntleroy, tho owner of tho hand in tho window. When the ceremony was concluded somo littlo lnconvcmenct; occurred owing to the bnd...
Herrima. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 April 1892
Memsnjiis. On Tuesday evening Inst the Easier vestry meeting of the Church of England was held Tha incumbent presided, and gavn a brief statement of the work of tho year. He expressed pleasure that although his health had broken down durinir tho year thero had been, through the kindnesses of tho Revs Canon Sharp and J. Dark, no discontinuance of the seivices. Ho then referred to the outlying stations, to High Range, Cross Roads, Belanglo, and tho Mine, statins; what had been dono at each, and concluded by expressing his gratitude for severnl little kindnesses received during tho year, notably the repairs to tho parsonage fences, for which he was indebted to Mr. Osborne. Ho then read the balance-sheet, from which it appeared that after payment of all liabilities there would be a balance in favor of the church of about £24 (this sum has since been augmented to the extent of £5, making a balaace of £29). Tho accounts were passed subject to their being audited and found correct. Dr. Inm...
TUESDAY, APRIL 19. (Before Messrs. F. R. Wilshire, P.M., and H. Childs, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 April 1892
Tuesday, ArjiiL 19. (Before Messrs. F. R. Wilshire, P.M., and H. Childs, J.P.') John Cowell, on remand, was charged with assaulting Wm Odds, and with using abusive language. Defendant pleaded guilty to both chargos. William Odds, s'ationmaster at Mi:ta gong, stato.. that at about 9 o clock on Saturday morning he went to tho ofiico and saw nccuscd thero; went to accused nnd j asked him what ho required, and ho roplied that ho wanted sixpence; told him tho tnonoy belongod to tbo Government, when ho became very abusive and called witness some indecont names; accused, who was morAor less undor tho influence of liquor, tho£_~~~~~7iip his hands and struck -witness on the mew. Fined £1 for oach ofionco, in default 14 day's imprisonment. Accused was sent to Berrima.
Municipalities Amending Act, 1892 [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 April 1892
ivliiiiiciimlities Amending Act, 189S [From and aftor tho commencement of this Act section 170 of the 'Municipalities Act of 1867 ' is hereby repealed.] Among other things, the Act provides that in the event of the owner not being reached immediately the arreais of rates shall remain a charge upon tho properry, and may (notwithstanding tho Statnto of Limitations) at any timo be recovered from tho owners of such property. Municipal Councils are now ill every way empowered to recover rates, and it will he tlio fault of the aldermen if they do not t ike full advantage of the provisions of the new amending Act. r.KCOVKRY OF UATKS BY DISTRESS. If any person rated under tho provisions of the 'Municipalities Act of IS67' fail to pay any of the rates due from him for the spaco of thirty days after demand thereof mado in writing by the council clerk of the municipality, or by a collector duly authorised in that behalf by the council of such municipality, or after publication in somo newspape...
Rifle Shooting. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 April 1892
Rifle Shooting. On Saturday afieruoon last the fourth monthly shooting of the Burrawang Rifle Reserves for tho New Soush \Valc3 Riflo Asaociaticn Medal and ljjd per point prize was held on the local range. Thero was a large attendance of members, f nd somo fair toires wore pu too. So far Mr. \V, H. Rudgo ia at tho head of the list for tho trophy. Tho weather was fine, with choppy westerly winds. Appended ajo tho scorcs : — 500 600 m, yds yds W. H. Rudgo ... 33 23-56 H. Bunt ? 127 25—52 J. Miller ? 24 25—49 Capt. Allan ... 28 20 — 18 T. Eiliutt .. 19 28-47 J Curtis ? 20 26-46 H. Burr... ... 24 . 20-44 M. Scery ? ID 23-42 A.K. Yongo .. 21 21-42 S. Hayter ... 23 18-41 T. Kenny . 2t 15—36 R. Elliot!, ... 20 12—32 G. Lefevro ... 23 8 — 31 H Mackie .. U 19-30 \V. Bunt ? 21 9-30 . J. Walinsley ... 20 9—29 J. Tindale ... 17 10-27 A. Elliott ... 13 6—19 L. Ball ? 8 0-8
Mittagong Police Court MONDAY, APRIL 19. (Before Mr. H. Childs, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 April 1892
Slittogong Police Court, . Monday, April 19. (Boforo Mr. H. Childs, J.P.) Joseph Kennedy, for having used obscons language in Main-street, Mittagong, was fined £1, Ho wns also charged with resist ing Conatnblo Gallnghor whilst in tho execution of his duty. Kennedy is described as boing ono of tho roughost charautors over seen in Mittagong. It toolc o-x men to place him in tho lock-up. Whilst on tho way to the station ono person was soverely kicked by him. The bench inflicted a fine of £1. Prisoner not having tho money was sent to Borrima for seven days.
The Mechanism of Man. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 April 1892
The iffileclismlsm of SHau. A man has with him a working pump called his heart, a working bellows callod bis lungs, & working vat called his stomach, a working condenser callod his brain, and a working evaporator callod his skin, all of which must bo at work whether he will or not. The heart is expending ovor his bodv day by day, 122 foot-tons of work. Ho will go on lifting so many millions of tons in so many years. If ho moot with no accident the timo will como when his last stroke wiii bo finished nnd he will die, or ho may be cirried off in oarlier life by disease, whioh however slight in its early stugos, works like a ferment, The oymptous may be scarcely noticeable— a little laziness, slight headaches or backnohes — but tho oauso is always at work- Tako a handsome rosy oheeked young man, full of life and hope, lot a germ disease enter his system, it it invisiblo, to small to bo weighed; judged by tho evidence of the soneos it is too insignificant to bo thought of but it...
Awkward Blunders. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 April 1892
Awkward Ulumlers. Not long ago i London lady went to a stationer and ordered a number of invitation cards, which she proposed to issue for an evening party. She par ticularly instructed tho printer to print ' 'igh tea' in the left hand corner ot each. When at length the cards came home they all bore tho letters ' I.T.' in the corner specified, Engene Sne, again, who in his youth wusforsomo time an army surgeon', one day dined ' not wisely, bat too wsll,' with his friend Romieu at tlic CafcS de Paris, ? Afterwards as they sauntered on the Boulevards, Romieu fell and injured his leg. Sue got a cab, put his friend 'in and drove homo -vhere lie carefully dressed the wound, and then retired to bed. Next morniug he hastened to examine the wound, Quly to discover that he had tended tlio wrong leg. This reminds us of the story of an nbsent-minded doctor in an old-fashioned north country town, in which resided a local ' character' whose means of locomotion consisted of a pair of wqoden legs....
THE INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 April 1892
THE INQUEST. The noroner held an inquest touching the death of the deceased, at the Courthouse, Mittagong, on Suturday morning. The stationmaster and others gave ovidonco, which showed that the accident was entirely duo to tho deceused's own action. A verdict of accidental death was roturnod by thejury. Tho casualty was caused throuirh deceased jumping or slipping, aud 10 blime was ! attachable to anyone. The decoased's parents roside in Newtown, and the body was sent to Sydney by passenger train on Saturday, and tho funeral took place on Sunday.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 April 1892
A Victorian Centen'auun On Good Friday nn old lady named Rebecca Spurling, who lives at Hawthorn Melbourne roach tho age of 100 years. She was born at Burston-hall, Norfolk, on April Iuj 1792. She and hor family arrived iu Victoria in 1818. It appears that her father lived within three months of tho same ago. Mrs. Spurling has had 13 children, the youngcBt being a young woman who is now attending upon her. Tho old lady is said to enjoy remarkably good health, Tho .penplo of Hawthorn, where she has lived for many years, mado quito a levee 011 her 100th annivorsary. ' Mr. Dibbs has decided to start on his journey to England on Saturday night leaving Sydney station by tho ordinary mail tra n-for Melbourne, lio will joiu tho O10 tava at Adelaide. During the Premier's absence Mr. Barton will be Acting-Premier and Mr. Suttor will ofllciato as Colonial Secretary. The Pall Mall Gazette states that the Tory reaction in Victoria is duo to a desire to reassure the British investor, and that th...
F. L. Barker & Co.'s Report. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 26 April 1892
F. Sj. Barker & €».'s H£cport. Sheepskins : Quotations, best full-woolled 4d to 4^il, medium 3d to 3}d, shorts 2d to 'ivd per lb. Hides : Xlnrket easier ; prime extra heavy weights 3d to 3.V1 ; good heavies 2gd to 2^1, ordinary and sloppy heavies 2.f 1 to 2|jd, medium 2d to 2},1, best light weights 2*(d to 2f|d, ordinary 2$d per lb. Bark s Market unchanged. B-'st Southern chopped from £7 5/G to £S 0/0, medium qualities £5 to £8 15s., superior £2 10s. to £4 15s, per ton. Hair, Horns, aud Bones : Horse hair I2?d to 13.Jd ; cow hair (twisted) 7d to SJd, stumps 3Jd to ?Jjjd ; lar'e horrs 22/G to 25/9, medium 10j. to 15s., small and tips Is. to 7/0 per 100 ; shank bones £4 to £5 per ton ; hoofs £2, knuckles £4 to £5, common bones £3 10s. to £4 3s. per ton ; beeswax 1 0/, d per lb. Pigs : Owing to tho Northern district boats being delayed through floods thoy all arrived in port with supplies for Tuesday's sale causing a glut, and as heavy supplies were advised for Wednesday's sale...
Our Acting-Premier. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 29 April 1892
* OqS^Etiuiig-Prcmlcr. Tho fcv'4, VJhori skotoh of tho Hon. Earni*^' ?j£wn a writton somo fow yoare. , ogo/i^ jjupposod nt tho timo to flhow tbo j jii- -X valuo of Mr. Barton:— 11 As a -Tn^mbDP fo'r tlio-Svdnov Univorflily (a con '? 'c money ' how 1 or ! Jiot), Mr. Barton dis tiucuioliod himuolf I./ a poworfnl opoocn dnriuf* tho utonowalling of tho woou anu coal dution propoaocl by Mr. 'Watson, tho - Troaouror of tlio Porlcooliobortson Govorn raont. That waa all Kg did, however, and at tho general olootion af 1880 Ho would havo found a difficulty in potting hack to Parlia ment, but that tho Wellington olectornte ? 'an going n bogging. Xn 1882 ho wisely. ilor n couplo of yours of innclion, raanugou io put hituaolf in tho forofcont of tho crusaoo ngainat Sir John Koborioon'o Land Bill, nnd \7hon tlio gonornl oloetion fjnvo tlio Oppo Dition nil ovorwholminp mnjority ho wob Qoloctod no ita candidato for tho Sponkorahip nt a caucus mooting. Ilia propoaor nt tho mpolin' givo a nnivo roaoo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 29 April 1892
TO LET, FOR a term of years tho PRODUCE STORE, BAKERY BUSINESS, nnd CONFEC TIONER'S SHOP, opposite the Po3t Office, Mosa Vale ; doing a good trade. ? . Apply— Mb. JOHN CULLEN, Mosa Vale. PAROCHIAL ASSOCIATION POS THE PARISH 01? nOSG VALE. SUTTOIJ FOREST, and BUIJDAIJOOII. THE ANNUAL MEETING will bo held in tho .Oddfollows' Hall, on FRIDflY, April 29th, at 7.30 p.m. A11 Parishioners are invited to be present. V. J. 8. BLOMFIELD, Secretary, To the Inhabitaijts of ^ MOSS VALg. WE, tho nnderaigned, MILK VENDORS, of-' MOSS VALE, havo agreed to RAISE tho PRICE of MILK to THREE PENCE per Quart, to start from 1st MAY, 1892. ^ ? -..-W. COWLEY, ? WALLIS & CO. Moss Valo, April 27, 1892. SYDtJEV nW PRESERVING GO/8 BOM BIJ8T and BLOOD mfilS SPLENDID MANURI2 can be had in any X quantity from 5 cwt. upwards on application T. W. LACICEV, ? WeBtorloigh. for dRtHOespic's CELEDRATED GOULBUM BOOTS, FIRST PRIZE Great International Exhibition. Sydnoy. 1870 ; Fust Prizo Great Intercolonial Exhibit...