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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 July 1899
; Unoqualled and Invincible Woods' Groat Pep ponnint'duro for Coughs and Colds, 1/G and 2/G.* ? : Public Meeting. ;???- id ms worship the mayor! ; . - Wo, tho undorsigned, respectfully ask you to con-' vono a.LPubliu- Meeting for tlio purpose- of formiug a Progress Association in Wellington. - ? . Jno. Irviugj Wellington j Isaac MoLcodi Woll ington j Abel Wilkins; Wollington ; llenry Ruahby, Wellington.; James Thorncraib; Wellington ; W. .1 . ..Gallaway, Wellington ; J. ICerr, Wollington ;' Wm. P. Milclioll, Wollington. - 1 .To Messrs. Irving, Gallaway, Kerr, amf:olhors'. ? v ; In. uccordauccd.- with your^Tequest-.I diavo. much ?pleasure, lu.oonvoniiifj . a- publio meeting, -:to bo.: held at tho Council Chambers on -Thursday . next, August 3rd, at 8 p.m. - ' JNO. P. CLIFFORD, Mayor. IMPORTANT UNRESERVED SALE. \ T. H. YORK & CO. Will sell by Publio Auction at tho BAND HALL Wollington, on FRIDAY, SATURDAY & MONDA,Y.. ^'EXT the 'lth, Oth, aud 7th Auguul., at 2 pan. ou e...
Telegraphic News SYDNEY, Monday, 3 p.m. Sleath and Ferguson. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 July 1899
Telegraphic News (From our own^ Correspondent ) -i ?? . .v;:' r~%- Sxsvet; tUottiay, 3'p.fc;'. ^ sieath and Ferguson. . . ^ The Labor Lcaguo Conference, on Sutuiday'iiight, by 11 votes to 10, decided to expel Messrs. Slcath and Ferguson, M's.P., from the Labor Party. Im mediately afterwards a resolution was oarried leaving tJio final decision in tho hands of members of the partv. Cardinal Moran's Charges. Referring to tho reeont Samoan war, Cardinal Morin said yosterday that Roman Catholic churches had been desecrated by tho natives. Tho Cardinal re iterated his statement that the natives, were egged on to tho desecration by European Protestants. Ho suggests tlmt hatrcd of tho Catholic Church was tho cause of tlie trouble in Saniou. ? Shooting Fatality. At Warracknabeal, on Saturday, some children wore playing at ' robbers,' and a little boy slipt liis' Bistor dead. Ricli Telluride Discovery. - - A rich voin of tolluride has been struck two niiles from tho Reword Claim at Worturfa, ...
FRIDAY, JULY 28. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 July 1899
Peiday, July 28. Mr. Boid roferred to a notico of motion by Mr. Copeland, 'That tho Customs Dutios Act of 1895 ihould be repealed.' Sevoral members of tho Op poiition denied knowledgo of the motion, .so tho riemior considered, as it was not endorsed by tbo party, that ho would not tako notico of what was practically a motion of consure. Mr. Perrv Euvo notice of bis intention to movo I tbat tbo etatesmonts made by the Premier, in deny ing tbe charges mado by Mr. Norton, renders it necessary that tlio names of tbo parties said to bo guilty of attempted bribory, otc., bo made known. With reference to tho proposed Martin Placo land tale, tho Promicr said it was bettor to sell than lease, u then tlio Government would got land tax, which tbe; would not undor lease.
THURSDAY, JULY 27. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 July 1899
TnunsDAY, July 27. The Supply Bill was passed through all its stages ind returned to tho Assombly. Tho Caperteo Railway aud Tramway Bill was carried and forwarded to tho Assombly. 1 Ur, llughes introduced a Legal Consolidation Bill, covering 18 acts, which was read tho first time. Tbe Hotieo a'ljourned till Wodnesday.
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, JULY 26. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 31 July 1899
LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. I Wednesday, July 26. The Caperteo Railway Bill was read tbo first timo. Leaie was given to ro-introduco sororal rivers and ' harbour works bills. Mr.Hoydon obtained loave to introduco a bill providing for compensation to workmen for ac cidental injuries received while employed at work. Mr. Pileiicr obtained lcavo to introduce a . Total . iiator Bill. I Mr, Pulaford moved tbo adjournment of tho House to call attontion to tlie regulations iBBUed Wider tho Immigration Restriction .Act, and wisbod tohavo tho Act withdrawn to bo dealt with by tbo Federal Parliament.
Things In General. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
Things In General. 'i BT 0.0. AND NaMOI. ??? . The neat little Bum of oypr £1,000,009, to meet wages due to civil servants, commonly called unpply (think of it, my masters, ye who' pay tho piper in the forn- of land and income tax . and mauy other taxes too). There would be some satisfaction if the million was sufficient, but it is well-known, n-u\ haR hpnn n tnnnfc nnint, wif-li norsnnH vtTHcd in finance for some time past. The tronblo is to mako up these salaries, and ac cording to that master of finance, the Auditor-Gciiprni, vnry ninch of the wages sum 1ms been Blmnted 011 to the Innn acconut, coiuuiouly called Iho deficit, which Bum, it now appears, amounts to over £3,000,000. Yet Prime Ministor Boid Bl.ill keeps his courage up, end insists upon, not a defici ency as per Auditor-Genorara report, but the magnificent surpluses of tho past three yeais of £349,000, £130,000 and £^0,000 respectively. This is vc»y funny — funnier than even burlesque — if it wero not for tho fact that...
Dairies [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
Dairies Tbo Connoil Clerk has receired the fol owing information re the Dairies' Super vision Act : — - The Act came into force on the 1st July, 1899,' and application must be made for registration before tho 1st ,Ootob»r. A dairyman about to start must make applic ation before he does start. Every dairy tuau ana miiK-venaor muse mase applica tion on the prescribed form ; no registra tion oan be granted withont suoh applica tion. Every dairyman selling within your municipality should be registered by your authority ; if he resides in that portion of the police district to which the act haB been extended, he should bIbo be regist ered with the local police authority. Be fore registration is granted premises must comply with the provisions of the act, especially with provisions contained in paragraphs 14, 16, 22, 30, and 52 of the Manual of Instructions. Every dairyman should procure a Manual of Instructions from the Council Clerk or local authority.
PROGRESS ASSOCIATION. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
PEOGRBSS ASSOCIATION. ' (To the Editor.) bir,— Ybur correspondent ' I. Bergman, who pleads for a progress association, may be a very well intentionod man, but bis idea .of expediting our pro gross does not entirety commend itself to mo. I'll toll you why : We bare a Council to whom should go the credit or the odium ofStho existing state of uiubiuro, nun wuiuu ib id no jjrcrugumiD ^w uvu». That Council is the reflex of the townspeople, nnd if these .particular mattore — ' state of the footpaths and roads of this municipality,' ' saintrry and light ing systom,' etc., which yojir correspondent specifies, aro not as thoy'should bo, the way is already, open to anyone to do his share towards rectifying what is wrong. Your columns are opon to anyone for the purposo of censorial commout upon tho Council's actions; should such comment command the faror of ratepayers, there is little reason to doubt that progressive men would bo sent to tho Council to work the roform. Of course they would lmy...
WELLINGTON HOSPITAL. (To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
WELLINGTON HOSPITAL. (To Vie Editor.) 8ir,— Will you be good enough to allow mo a little space in your valuable publication to make a few 'suggestions to bIiow there would be no difficulty in raising fuuds for tbe Wellington Hospital, and which, if carried out, would lift that institution to the level; at all events, of smaller and more insigni tlcant townships. Firstly, removo the situ to one more suitable on both hygienic and usthetic grounds. Secondly, place all the medical centlomen in the bVHU 1«|IUI1 I.IID OI'Mll t.O IIUIlUIItlJT pUJ'CIHUUB. Thirdly, with the money thus saved obtain the Borvicos of a proporly qualified matron and two or more probationary nurses. I am quito sure that all theso suggestions are practicable, and thnt if carried out the Hospital would gain iramonsoly in ofliciency and in funds, and thoso. unfortunates who aro compelled to utilise such institutions would benefit in corresponding ratio. — Youre, etc., ? 1, 1; ???.'.?. New HosriiAii.
PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, AUGUST 1 [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
PARLIAMENT. ? ?... — : ? ? ? LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TlTFHTlAV- A TTnTTBT 1 Thero wore an. immenso numfcer of questions ask. odand answered. The Minister for Mines, in answar to Mr. Hayncs said that the amounts raised and expended por annum during the last five years as a tax on atook under tho Pastures and Stock Protection Act were os follows :— Receipts : 1894. £89.466 lSniw-.' 1895, £39,638 14s j 1896, £38,252 2s 8d ; 1897* £35,235 3s 8d j 1898, £32,720 17s 4d ; total £185.813 10a lid. Espendituie : 1894, £44,695 6s 3d- 1895 £45,952 10s 2d ; 1896, £35,933 18s 8i ; 1897, £40,340 13s lid; 1898, £28,910 18s lOd; total, £195,833 2i lOd. The difference in tho expenditure over the receipts was accoi nted for by the subsidy granted by 'the Government. Very few complaints bad been received as to tho oharges lovied under tho Aot as being excessive. The boards had tho po'jrer of fixing the rate of assessment as they thought fit, and they very seldom levied the maxi- mum rate. .., ? The Premi...
Protestant Alliance Dance. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
Protestant Alliance Dance. The annual social in connection with Wellington Lodge No. 82 of the Proteotant Alliance Friendly Society of Australasia, was held in the Protestant Hall last night, and proved a very great buccobp. It was probably the largest dance of the season, and was certainly one of the most enjoyable. It is estimated that there were 5& couples up in some dances,' and although this meant a good deal of crowding, entailing an amount of hard knocks to the dancer*, the ulmoat cordiality was everywhere apparent, and no note waa struck to mar tho harmony of the evening. Many pretty and taste ful costumeB were worn by he ladies, and tho ball had quite a gay and animated appearance. Excellent music was supplied by Mr. Perkins, and extras were played by Miss Murphy, Mr. HobertBon and Mr. Welle the supper arrangements were in tho hands of Megdamee Ewer and Thorncraf t, and were carried out in a highly creditable manner. There wore several members of the Dubbo Lodge in ...
NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
NOTES. Enthusiastic ex-Bathurstiana have banded themselves into a team, and have challenged the Wellington Club to a contest on Satur day. As several of the Wellington players originally came from Bathurst, they will have to play with the first-mentioned club. The match between the new combination and the remnants of the old one should provide a pretty close game. A large number of footballers and their supporters intend availing themselves of the opportunity of Beeing the EngliBhmen play at Bafchurst on the 9th instant. The train leaves at 7.30 a.m., and returns in good timei ahu guuu luiiLuuttu uro ou me lajns ior Hospital Saturday, aud will probably bo played on the Show Ground. The English team was defeated on Tues day, in Sydney, by a combination of the metropolitan clubs, by 8 points to 5. ThiB represents their third reverse.
"OLD BATHURST." [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
'OLD BATHURST.' : Tho following ' Old Bathurst ' football players have boon selected to try conclusions with Wellington Football Club on Saturday, next: — Rodda, Kelk, Kenne, Robinson, Howard, O'Mara, Rptton, Kable, DevesoD, Clarke, Flanagan, Burnett, Robinson, King, Quirk. Any old. Bathurst players that have been overlooked are particularly requested to roll up. ? ?
District News. BODANGORA. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
District Mews* ? « ? BODANGORA. (From our own correspondent.) Offing to the inclemency of tho weather the Kaiser Convent Social waa not each a enccess as it might bnve been had Jopiter Flavins boon more considerate in his weather arrangements. In spite, however, of it being ft slightly wet night about 35 couples assembled together to enjoy the evening as much as possible in Heslin's Hall on Monday last. Fortunately, every body waB in good humour, and everybody eeemod to have gono there to thoroughly enjoy themselves, whatever the weather might be. The proprietor of the hall had done his best to make the floor good, and by stopping tho dancing twice during the even ing and having the floor thoroughly swept, the M.O. (Mr. W. Mooro, of Mona Vale), proved his fitness to the position he oconpied. The music was gratuitously supplied by MissMoElligcttand Miss Florence McDonnell (piano), and MeBSjrs. P. Olliver and W. Car tor (violin). It is almost needless to say tlufc those voluntary arti...
Football. WELLINGTON v. HALF-HOLIDAY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
Football. -*- ? - WELLINGTON- v. HALF-HOLIDAY CLUB. Who ' licked ' theHalf-Holidays ? We, said the Wellingtons, by forty-one to throe, We wiped the floor with them. ? All the stores in the town foil a-Bighing and a sobbing, When they heard of tho licking of their poor cock ,-. robins. /_ This was the song of triumph of the sup -SrirYpt.Ai*a rtf f.riA \ATfilliTirvt-/\n 4'1Inh n4- 4-Ua *.?-. J of the game on Wednesday, when their team emerged victors after inflicting the crushing defoat of 41 points to 8 on the Half -Holiday Club. The Holiday Club was playing, and it was a holiday match — for one side at least. The winners seemed to be able to do what they pleased with the other side, scoring with such, rapidity that we lost all count of who got the tries, one after the other running in as he liked, the opposition appearing to be paralyzed. The player who got the solitary try for the losing side was — - — ; But no, we will refrain ; the honor attaching to him by reason of his great fe...
SUNTOP. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
I SUNTOP. (From our own correspondent.) I have been silent of late on account of not having anything very interesting to relate. Wo had a very welcome shower of rain on Sunday, which haB given every thing a spiing-liko appearance. The early sown crops are looking well, the late sown have not done so well, no doubt on account of the heavy frosts wo have ezperionccd for tho past week or two. Last week put an end to the ploughing and sowing in this district; it is late, but there was new land ploughed and sowed on tho 2nd day of August last season that yielded threo bag9 to the acre. There is no doubt oarly sowing has the advantage.. The Snntop and Pohto Farmers' Uuion held a very lively and interesting mooting at Mr. S. Jackson'B, Ponto, on Saturday night, 29th July. There was a motion passed at the last meeting, which was the opinion of tho meeting, that any one want ing land should bo allowed to apply for same by post, after making a declaration and paying deposit to local land agen...
Wellington Police Court. MONDAY, AUGUST 3. (Before Mr. W. P. Pridham, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
Wellington Police Court. MONDAY, AUGUST 3. (Before Mr. W. P. Pridham, J.P.) William Reidy. was brought up on euspic ion of having a pair of trousers and a shirt in his possession, not his own property. The arresting constable found accused in the street with the property under his arm. He remarked that he had been given the clothing to sell. Prosecutor in his evidence said he uau nuG uutiionzea Rccueea to sen mem ; DUE in cross-examination contradicted himself by saying he bad been trying to sell the things himself, and finally admitted that he believed ho had feiven accused authority to realize a few shillings on them. Accused was of course discharged.
Hospital Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 3 August 1899
JUpspital Sunday. That the idea of holding a Hospital Sun day demonstration on August 19th and 20th has 'caught' on in Wellington was evidenced by the very large muster of ladies at the meeting convened for yesterday afternoon in the Oddfellows' Hall. There were more than thirty ladies present, and the greatest interest and enthusiasm was displayed in con no doubt now of the ultimate success of the undertaking, because when the sympathies of the fair box are enlisted the first and most important point is gained. Those present yesterday weut into complete details, and mapped out a plan of campaign. Nearly all present volunteered their services as collec tors, and their districts were there and then decided upon. It was also decided to hold a meeting next Wednesday afternoon, in the same Hall, for the purpose of organizing the annual hospital ball. The following are the names of the ladies, who have so generouely offered their services in the good work, ana their respective stations :...