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Job: Sydney Morning Herald, 12 January 1889 Comment: View in Trove

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COUNTRY NEWS. -9 [BY TELEGRAPH. I 1*FR0M OUR COUNTRY NEWS. 29 [BY TELEGRAPH.] FROM OUR
CORRESPONDENTS.) BRAIDWOOD, FRIDAY. A complimentary CORRESPONDENTS.) BRAIDWOOD, FRIDAY. A complimentary
banquet was given last night to Mr. J. T. Murphy, banquet was given last night to Mr. J. T. Murphy,
previous to his loaving the district. About previous to his leaving the district. About
40 lending citizens were picscnr, Mr. R. Hassall 40 leading citizens were present, Mr. R. Hassall
boing in tho chair. Tho health of the guost | being in the chair. The health of the guest |
was drunk with much enthusiasm. BYROCK, FRIDAY. was drunk with much enthusiasm. BYROCK, FRIDAY.
Tho Rev. J. B. Gribble, who has travelled ncros�� The Rev. J. B. Gribble, who has travelled across
the I country from the Barwon missiou station, the country from the Barwon mission station,
arrived hero ! last night with a party of blacks; arrived here last night with a party of blacks;
ho goes on to Dubbo , to-day to gather up tho natives he goes on to Dubbo , to-day to gather up the natives
in that district. There are So aborigines settled in that district. There are So aborigines settled
at the mission. COBAR, FRIDAY. Business at at the mission. COBAR, FRIDAY. Business at
tho local Government oflu-o for the pest year the local Government office for the past year
shows a marked increaso over that of the pre- shows a marked increase over that of the preceding
ceding year. At tho local polico court 491 casos year. At the local police court 491 cases
were dealt with. Tho revenue received, exclusivo were dealt with. The revenue received, exclusive
of lands, was ��6494 12s. 7d., boing an inorease of lands, was ��6494 12s. 7d., being an increase
over the pro coding year of ��3504 9s. fid. At over the preceding year of ��350& 9s. 6d. At
the warden's ellice (mining-), 42 gold applications, the warden's office (mining-), 42 gold applications,
embmring 391 acres, and 195 mineral applications, embracing 391 acres, and 195 mineral applications,
covering 1726ncros, wero received, tbo revenuo covering 1726ncros, were received, the revenue
received being ��8334 2s. In every department received being ��8334 2s. In every department
tho increaso has boen most pro- nounced. FORBES, the increase has been most pronounced. FORBES,
FRIDAY. . The rovenue of Forbos Land Office FRIDAY. The revenue of Forbes Land Office
for tho year 18S8 was nearly ��20,000. GUNDAGAI, for the year 1888 was nearly ��20,000. GUNDAGAI,
FRIDAY. Tho receipts at the Crown Lands Office, FRIDAY. The receipts at the Crown Lands Office,
Gundagai, for tho quarter ending December Gundagai, for the quarter ending December
vveie ��1989 Is. 8d. INVERELL, FRIDAY. . Tho were ��1989 Is. 8d. INVERELL, FRIDAY. The
revenuo for the year at the Lands Ofllco was revenue for the year at the Lands Office was
��16,304 13s. 2d. Mr. J. H. Mie-holl, hotolkcopor, ��16,304 13s. 2d. Mr. J. H. Michell, hotelkeeper,
nnd a very old resi- dent of Tingha, died to-day. and a very old resident of Tingha, died to-day.
NARRANDERA, FRIDAY. In response to a large NARRANDERA, FRIDAY. In response to a large
requisition, tho Mayor hns% convened a publio requisition, the Mayor has convened a public
meeting for this ovening to consider whnt Btcps meeting for this evening to consider what steps
shall bo taken to procure the railway exten- shall be taken to procure the railway extension
sion to the Lachlan. The proposed Uno would to the Lachlan. The proposed line would
open up a lurg�� nrc-a of agricultural land, open up a large area of agricultural land,
that would bo readily selected once it was mado that would be readily selected once it was made
accessible. i NEWCASTLE, FRIDAY. This morning accessible. NEWCASTLE, FRIDAY. This morning
Consiablo Anderson, of Adamstown, apprehended Constable Anderson, of Adamstown, apprehended
a man mimed Thos. Robertson on a charge of forgery a man named Thos. Robertson on a charge of forgery
at Armidale. Ho was brought up ni tho local police at Armidale. He was brought up in the local police
court to-day and remanded to Armidale. WELLINGTON, court to-day and remanded to Armidale. WELLINGTON,
FRIDAY. At yesterday's annual meeting for FRIDAY. At yesterday's annual meeting for
the olection of a hospital committee, medical election of a hospital committee, medical
oflicor, &c. only tho secro tnry put in an appearanco, officer, &c. only the secretary put in an appearance,
and ho, after waiting an hour, adjourned the and he, after waiting an hour, adjourned the
meeting ' until next week. It is rumoured that meeting ' until next week. It is rumoured that
Dr. Rygate does not intend to renew his connection Dr. Rygate does not intend to renew his connection
with tho hos- pital, which has existed for upwards with the hospital, which has existed for upwards
of 20 years. Tbo treasurer has resigned, and of 20 years. The treasurer has resigned, and
it is thought that the insti- tution will have it is thought that the institution will have
to be closed. Interest in all publio matters to be closed. interest in all public matters
is at a vory low ebb boro. WINDSOR, FRIDAY. A is at a very low ebb bore. WINDSOR, FRIDAY. A
very old resident of Windsor, Mrs. Ann Collins, very old resident of Windsor, Mrs. Ann Collins,
96 years of age, was found dead in bed yesterday. 96 years of age, was found dead in bed yesterday.
An inquest was held to-day, and a verdict of An inquest was held to-day, and a verdict of
death from natural causes was returned. At death from natural causes was returned. At
Pitt Town, Mr. S. Cox bns struck water Rt a depth Pitt Town, Mr. S. Cox has struck water Rt a depth
of 24 feet on his farm. It is believed that all of 24 feet on his farm. It is believed that all
tho farmers in the vicinity could be similarly the farmers in the vicinity could be similarly
success- ful. Little surprise is expressed successful. Little surprise is expressed
hore at the resignation of tho Government. here at the resignation of the Government.
Mr. Bowman's friends aro expecting him to visit Mr. Bowman's friends are expecting him to visit
tho olootorato shortly. WARDELL, FRIDAY. the electorate shortly. WARDELL, FRIDAY.
John M'Lean and his old trainor, Charles Tyler, John M'Lean and his old trainer, Charles Tyler,
arrived here yesterday, and worn met on the arrived here yesterday, and worn met on the
whnrf by a number of friends. In the evening wharf by a number of friends. In the evening
thoy were ban quoted at tho Stur Hotel. The town they were ban quoted at the Star Hotel. The town
waB decoratod with bunting, red, white, and was decorated with bunting, red, white, and
bluo predominating. The Wardell brasa band blue predominating. The Wardell brass band
played through the town until a late hour. A played through the town until a late hour. A
young girl named Annie Palmer mot with a serious young girl named Annie Palmer met with a serious
accident to-day. While taking a pot off the accident to-day. While taking a pot off the
fire her clothes ignited. Her hands and body fire her clothes ignited. Her hands and body
were severely burned. She is under the caro were severely burned. She is under the care
of Dr. Tomlins, and now lies in a critical condition._ of Dr. Tomlins, and now lies in a critical condition.