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Urana Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
Urana Shire Council. ^ —* The mont hly meeting of the councillors of Urana Shiro took place on Thursday of list week, when there wore present Crs. 0. H. McCullooh (presidem), VV. McGeoch, F E. Whitehead, H. G. Skone, imd F. Patey. Tho president, Or. A. McCullooh, and engineer, Mr. O'Neill, reported on their inquiry into the request of the Einu Plains settlers for a road from 0. Ver don's portion 107, in the parish of Lake, to Mucra railway station, that in com pany with Messrs. Verdon, Hopwood, and half a dozen other ratepayers, they traversed the line of road suggested by the deputation to the previous meeting of tho Council. After having conferred with tho landholders concerned noar the Mucra siding, they suggested an alterna tive design, which appeared, to be the only practicable one. Tho greatest esti mated cost- was £260 XOs, being' resump tion of 15J acres of land at £5-, £77 10s, teeing 3 roods £135; clearing 115 chains £23; additional repairs to road £25. If exchanges of roa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
CURED COLDS AND BRONCHITIS, " Some time uro," writes Mrs. N. J. Johnston, Liltlo River, N.Z., "my two boys, Leonard and Tom, had severe colds and bronchitis. Having aeon Chamberlain's Cough Remedy advertised for the euro of bronchitis I decided to try what it would do for my boys. After the first bottle they showed great improvement and were completely cured by tho time they had finished the second bottle." Sold everywhere.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
AT TIMBS UNCONSCIOUS. " I have boon constantly attacked with colic, at tim,.s being unconscious," writpS Mr Alex. J. Cresswell, Store kpOjier, B.rregurM, Vic. " Chnmberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy gives me instant relief ajwl I would not bo with out . a hot tin in the house. I have recommended it to friends and custom prs who have always obtained the same Tpsulls as myself—immediate relief and cure," Sold everywhere.
To Fight Holman. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
To Fight Holman. . Says the Gundagai "Independent":— (There is still an air of uncertainty overhanging the selection of a Liberal candidate ior Cootamundra State seat. Mr. Tom Spring lias been chosen as the Farmers' candidate, but lias not been selected by the Liberal organisa tion. Mr. Fuller, a defeated candidate at the recent Federal elections, has also been mentioned, but when all is said and done, the man chosen to oppose Holman is almost certain to bo Mr. C. J. Fraser, of Gundagai. This paper stated this fact over 12 months ago, but Mr. Fraser has re peatedly denied that he intends to run. He has, however, said to have changed' his mind, and lias intimated to the local Liberal League that if ...csrtfHJl things are "done,' and a District • Lib*' eral Council is formed and gives him tho .nomination, he'" will''step up and oppose Holman. But there's the &lt;jnes tion "of ' Tom " Spring'"'being'"already chosen by what is -.the backbone, .af^tihe Liberal.'Voterfthe fanners!...
School Improvements. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
School Smpmments. Mr. R. T. Ball, M.L.A., forwards copies of the following corresppn dence from the Department of Public Instruction:— Under date 17th June—"I am directed to acquaint you that the' Minister of Public Instruction has acceoted the tender of Mr. D. Stewart, of Bulgandra, for the erection of a provisional school at Urangeline." Under date 18th June—"I am directed to acquaint you that the Minister of Public Instruction has accepted the tender of Mr. F. Grogan, of Adavale, for the erec tion of a new fence at the pro visional school at that place."
LADIES' LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
i LADIES' LETTER. 1 (By "Irene.") One cold wet morning some days ago tne head of a small, but ultra fashlonable seminary for young peo ple, noticing that one or two of her pupils looked as if the rain had never touched them, asked the youthful son of a high official how he had come. "I came in my 'motah,'." he replied consequentially. "And how did you come, dear?" queried the teacher of a little girl who was looking particular ly splc and span. "I came in my go loshes," answered the little one, equal ly importantly. The male wall-flower does not ap parently enjoy looking on any better than his sister does, judging by an in cident which happened at a suburban two-step, where, by accident or de sign, no less than thirty young men found themselves in the majority. Having counted heads and found out the Bad truth, the spokesman of these thirty masculine mural decorations, crying "Perish the thought," sent an envoy to hire a billiard room near by, which, with the aid of the smoking room,...
PERSONAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 11 July 1913
PERSONAL. Constable Mullins has been appointed in charge of Oaklands police station, vice Mr. G. Peck, who has resigned. Mr. Miillins is not a stranger to the district, having been on the relieving staff for some time, and was for a while both at Urana and Daysdale. &nbsp; Mr, Mills, cuiate to Kev. L. Winu," conducted divine service at Oaklands on, Sunday last at 2 and 7.30 p.m. Next Sunday service will be held at 2 p.m., Lho preacher beinir.Rev. L.'S.t Saunders. Two members of the Public Service Board, 'Messrs. Wilshiru and Hamia, vis ited Urana during this week to inquire into the appeal of Mr. E. Arignvi', clerk 'of petty sei-sions, under the department al regi-ading Bchome. • ■ The Quarterly Licensing Court for the district ui Urana is in-bo held at the Urana court house on Saturday, July 96. Mr. Tfj.le lias submitted lO'Cabi'.iet some proposals for the amending of tho land l.iws of the State, and for further legislation in the- Lands Do partmcnt. He Is averse' to v adve...
COROWA LAND BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 18 July 1913
J COROWA LAND: BOARD. I For ,block. 1171, of 311J- acres, Quat ' Quatta, there wore. 2G2 applications, the •fcucceRsfjil applicant being W. C. H. :Frobling, of [fowlong. ■ i. Eor,'rh.s. , ;irea No. • '176, 350 acres, iMartindale reserve, there were 391 ap ; plications. J. Martin, Muhvala, was jsuccessful. The seconds were.A. Polloch .jr., .andi J. P. Butler respectively. 'Following are the results of tho ballot for* the four blocks at Howlong:—Farm 91, ip, acres, Phillip Altmeier; farm "92, 10 • acres, Charles Altmeier; farm 52, '7:acres and 4 porches, \V. II. Howard; farm.:98, J. E. Howard; farm 53 is still available, applications; will bo received up to noon to-day, to bo dealt with at the next "Bitting of the land board. "In the old times," , declared a dele gate to tho Farmers .-and Settlers' Con ference in Sydney on Monday morning —Mr. J. Flannagan it wab, of Gunbar '—"It was tlie squatters'' we fought against, and now it's the [union. Here am I, paying my ploughmen 30/ a week ...
GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 18 July 1913
'fT1.1 ' An- inBl>ector ofc'the department oL_ Agriculture,; talking of potatoes, says that Manhattan is receiving most at tention in the market, bringing 10s to 20s per ton more than other varieties, and growers will And it worth their while to humour public taste by in creasing- their areas oft it. Manliatten is "a. blue'..skinned variety, and prob ably-IS one'of the bgst cutting pota toes grown, in New South Wales. It jp a good cropper, and its habits i* to produce nearly all. o£ its crop in the •, form, of marketable tubers. \Vjn. Rappie, employed. orv.ttie du plication works at Goulburn, was kill ed by a train during Saturday night It .appears he. was on his .way home in company with two mates, and went, to sleep dole to'the railway line. It is supposed he was struck Vjy the cow catcher. He was " terribly': .injured. The fatality occurred near Murray s 'Flats. ' '• Sarah Siakerell, 29,' a resident of Forbes, was to have been married on Wednesday last. All preparations had" b...
Current Notes. POLITICAL AND OTHERWISE. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 18 July 1913
Current Notes, iv v '.... .iiiv ] pomwcal and other? ■v- wise. Arrangements- were practically completed-prior, to the return to Sydney of Mr; W. A. Holman, aft'efthis^trip tp -England, for him to-be1banque|fed ,by,-f'the citizens^ nal ajog't iiojpigcji^t^l,y. i}n b'fe a rri vai;' That scheme did* not suit''the At jtqriri.e-M-.S'iCnepg.lj; and. he ,£jsked, for the reception to 'be deferred. Pos sibly he--desired to .add.: to the ;Splendor of the occasion b^; wait-: Ing liiB full accession to the' Pre •miership-. - That-took - place -on July-1st, when Mr. McGowen re tired to a minor status which bet ter befits his inclinations as well as his capacity- The banquet to -Mr-: Hoiman^now clothed^in all the:pride.andihonor of his Achiev ed ambition, eveptuatec^ last'week. Of course .his' .colleague's and friends'were there, while the Lord Mayor presided. But for that oc casion he was just -the Lord Mayor of Sydney, and had forgot ■•.ten-sBls-.;other.. function as Mr. Cocks. M-L-A. for St. L...
Auctioneers' Reports. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 18 July 1913
vy, Auctioneers' Reports. ; Mathiesqri\,ahti;J,'. Davis., report having hfeld their "usuai'fortnigHtly market at the Albury municipal yards on Tuesday last, when they had a, good -yarding of both fat and stOTej'sheep -and fat cattle. The total' sugply of f fat sheep \yas. much hVaviVr than'has been seen in Albury for some time, and com prised^ some Heavy weight" cross bred and merino wethers, - with a sprinkling of extra- prime -cross^ brsd; ewes' There was a large. Lttendanco of buy i s, including several from- outside centi as- - The; •sales opened to good' compel? tier,' but no materia', alcerauca'can"be quoted on; the high pnces rulinf a fortnight ago. "f fFat Sheep.—Best xbied wethers from--22s" to 23s, exi ra to -24s, goc d from 19s to 20i, medium from 17s to 18s; best pens~ofvxbred ewes from 10!: to 20s, good from 17s 6d to 18s 6d. medium from 15sj prime merino wefchfcrs„frpna_.lSsjdo'}9s l id, good ISs-edlt&i®* 6d^"m'eldr^ um from 14s 6rt to.15c; prime mer-. ino ewes...
Golf. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 18 July 1913
Oolf. R?iff ' Visitors to : the Wangaratta ,Golf Club open tournament^ this year will be pleased with-. tife..''im provements that have been made durjng the past twelve months. The wisdom, of laying on water has thoroughly manifested itself* and it is hoped be^orejlong to..bring ■all the preens into*the.Veticulation scheme. The ground committee has been busy;with-pot: holes, and bunkers, andi.aU: the .greens and approaches are more.ot; less well guarded.' .In this respect upwards of £80rhaS;been.spent in ilaboiv.in the last twelve vW,eeks-.«:.The bunk ers are. all, earth,,that, btigrbear. of country* golfers,..wire-netting, being .entirely, dispensed with.-- , . ■ The beautification of lhe,:links has not been overlooked- In ad dition to a number.jof ornamental trees and shrubs already planted, a further large supply-is. on-.order; ■A flower garden; has-been'laid out around' the'.clubhouse; and d-prac-' tice.green is bfeing - carefully "' built up. If'patrons to'the tournament do not...
Oaklands Mail Services. ARRIVAL OF MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 18 July 1913
Oakland? Mail Services. ARRIVAL OF MAILS. Monday,—12.40 p.m. from Sydney; 6.80 p.m. from Overton Settlers. Tuesday.—12.40 p.m., Sydney; 2.30 Ma, Jenldorie; midnight, Corowa and' uaycdale. ■ ■' Wednesday.—8.81 a.m. Cocketgedong; 18.40, p.m., Sydney; 3.30 p.m., Berrigan . !Thursday—3.45 a.m., Berrigan; 12.40 Bjm.; Sydney; midnight,'' Corowa and 'ayedale. ' ' . Friday.—1240 p.m., Sydney;- 2.30 p, tn_ Jenlderio.. Saturday.—8.80 a.m., Cocketgedong; 12.40 p.m., Sydnoy; midnight, Corowa wiit,, Dayadalo. - l Sunday*—0.80. p.m. Berrigan.
Stud Sheep Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 18 July 1913
Stud Sheep Sales. " .The %rirjtral stiid sheep sales opened iivS^dney last week,* the first auctioHs being conducted by Dalgety and Co. of 950 merino and flock rams, and a limited number of ewes. The catalogue' opened with a few, T|i^maniaiirram6 of mod&ijate clas.si*twhicWent &t eguitfalVnt :^'H8Ss.;w^ex£?2a^'sclB^'S".'> spedlal' studs from Uariiry,' and the bid ding*1ivlnedai'p,> :an'ci3&a,\te',)nsel!e?rs: ,a.taste^.of.„the, ^competition., they, hoped for." The first was" bought ■for New Zealand at 320 guineas,? which .proved to ^be J:he..jii_ghest figure'o'flfie'clav^ anH'three'o'ther's' ranged from 100 to 150 guineas, thelfive averaging £157. 10s. •. It was evident that the popularity of: ! the large-framed, robust, plain bodied 'Riverinsy sheeD was susr tamed, and-tHis^was'substqTitfated i later on.1-* 4^-dfifUfrom^thel bid established South Wangamong stud realised fair prices.} ~ ■ -The sales effected" on accolint of Mr. Charles"-D- Sanger, of Sou...
DEPARTURE OF MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 18 July 1913
DEPARTURE OF MAILS. Eoailay—0 iajn; Sydney, Wagga, T.P.O. Urann, Lockhart, The Rock; 2.30 p.m. Crerton Settlers;' Tuesday,—0 a.rft., Sydney, Wagga, etc., 0 p.m., Cocketgedong; 9.30 p.m., Berri Wednoaday,—0. a.m., Sydney, \Vagga etc.;.D n.m, Jerijderio and Gum Swamp Thuretlay.—9 a.m., Sydney, Wagga, etc,; 8.80 p.m., . Orerton Settlers; 9.30 pjn&lt; Corowa ' and Daysdale. Fridays—Si a.m., Sydney, Wagga, etc., 0 _P.m., Cockctgcdong. Saturday,—-9 'a.m., Sydney, Wagga, Urana, etc.; 9 a.m., Jerilderie and Gum Swamp; • 9.80 p.m., Berrigan. Sunday,—® p.m., Corowa and Days flale. Oomnranlcotton to Oaklatids Post Office bp telephono and telegraph.
DAYSDALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 18 July 1913
DAYSDALE. (From our own correspondent.) Tlje Coreen football delegates met at the Exchange Hotel: to-deals with a complaint lodged against a' player of the Coreen . settle.:^ team. The.complaint was lodged, by the central umpire in connxV tion with the match played be tween the Settlers and \Burryjaa teams at.Burryjaa. The charge ofthe umpire "was upheld, and the player referred to.directed to stand down'for. one game. - . • On Saturday last • the Burryjaa 'footballers journeyed to Days dale to try conclusions with thq local teanC The Daysdale players proved, too'good,for the visitors, and after a spirited and friendly game the scores stood— Daysdfle 13.8, Burryjaa 1.2. The plaveu who didbest work for. the-'.local team were O'Meara (capt.), Castle, Mcintosh, Clarke, Stephenson, Prest, and ; Brown. . The Vteam played welltqgethsr, ;Jience ;> their splendid victory. . -i Many of the district roads are in a vei y bad and neglected condi tion. and certainly do; not reflect credit on ...
Industrial Court. SHORT SITTING IN URANA BREACH OF AWARD [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 18 July 1913
Industrial Court. SHORT SITTING URANA . BREACH OF AWARD A short sitting" of the Tndus tial Court was held in Urana on Wednesday afternoon before Mr. A. Elliott, magistrate, John '^Ff| Coughjan, storekeeper,..-of Oak;| lands, was dharged at the iri tance of Inspector Henstock, with a breach, of the Shop As sistants Wages-board award, in not paying to William Car'i.vri ght a week's wages In lieu of notice of dismissal- : Mr. M. 'J. Wise appeared to plead guilty on behalf of defendant. The inspector, stated that there had beek a dispute betweeh the parties, and defendant ~ consider ed that complainant's conduct justified his instant dismissal. He, had later asked for the case to be.settled.. > „> Defendant was fined £2, court* costs 10s; and plaintiff's costs'lOs The amouni was paid into court.
RAINFALL. The following is the record of [?] rainfall at Urana since 1870:— [Newspaper Article] — The Urana Independent and Clear Hills Standard — 18 July 1913
RAINFALL,. . The following is the record^ ot\ be; raiofaH'at -Tirana since 1870V xear. mchea. 1870 ... 86.08 1871 21.08 1872 ... .. 28.78 . 1873 ... . ... -18.80 1874- ... 11M 1876 ... . 24.67 1876 ... .... 11.24 1877 16.07 1878 ; ... . .. 19.08 18 18.09 - ■... 1880. . ... 16.76 , 1881' ... . .. 14.46 1882 . 16.44 1883 .. 13.25 15J84 ... . .. 11.44 1886 ... 13.87, 18S6 ' . ... 13.95 18' 7 . 28.34 18j8 . .. 10.64 18S9 .. ' '28.81'" 1890 17.93 1891 22.60 . 1898 ... 19.77 1893 .. 17.61 > . 1894 2l>.29 • -- 1895 ... ' . .. _18.14 .. x 14.90 - 1897 ... 9.48 - 1898 ... • , 8£8 > 1899 . ... . 11.11 1900 N ... 20.16 -1901 .. 14.12 1902 ... . .. 10.48 1903 ,... •. 18.19, 1904 ,... 14.91 1906 ... .. X8.42 1906 ..1 . Kl.86 1907 ... . 11.85 1908 .. . .. 18.48 1909' ;... .. 16.14 1910 ... . 16.6Q ' / 1911 16.98 •1913- ... ... 18.92 1913 (to dale) ... 10.43 j Average tor 89 -yenra—17 inches. ; Widgiewa records "for the four years preceding aro aa follows:— ; 1860 ... ... 17.91 1867 19.84...