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A Sydney Shark Story. How "Big Ben" was Captured. (Article), The Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1871 - 1912), Saturday 22 February 1896 [Issue No.1859] page 396 2020-04-01 17:02 bait will tempt him ; he, as it' wore, dexterously
avoids h&rpoom aud scornfully laughs at shark
h joks and chain?. So (akiug all these things into
' Well, never mind,' said Skiuner, gloomily lay
arouad. ' We'll see. The brute has not shown up
usual hausts at the other side of the harbour. Be
the shape of a shark equal to him. But tat us get
horns, the suq is setting, aud I feel as i£ I could do
justice to my.supper.'
Manly, where we fcund two of the Watsou's Bay
whom we related our recent adventure with %' Big
and exp2rt fishermau of tue time— turned towards
bait will tempt him ; he, as it' were, dexterously
avoids harpoons and scornfully laughs at shark
hooks and chain?. So taking all these things into
' Well, never mind,' said Skinner, gloomily lay
around. ' We'll see. The brute has not shown up
usual haunts at the other side of the harbour. Be
the shape of a shark equal to him. But let us get
home, the sun is setting, aud I feel as if I could do
justice to my supper.'
Manly, where we fcund two of the Watson's Bay
whom we related our recent adventure with " Big
and expert fisherman of the time— turned towards
Whaling Adventure at Eden. (Article), The Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1871 - 1912), Saturday 20 July 1895 [Issue No.1828] page 146 2020-04-01 16:54 B fold Bay by the ' killers,' or thrashers andsword
B fish. Mr. William Thomas, writinsr from Eden
B The fishing boat won by live or six lengths. The
B fold Bay by the ' killers,' or thrashers and sword
B fish. Mr. William Thomas, writing from Eden
B The fishing boat won by five or six lengths. The
NOTES OF THE DAY. (Article), The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 - 1930), Monday 25 March 1895 [Issue No.4916] page 5 2020-04-01 16:51 J Oft. loug and upwards are paid for out of
the consolidated revenue- at t.lio rat.o of 10s
tho pests from Tort Jackson, and render
possibly bo done if a stone wall was built
tion wo might an well try to empty Wat
over "tho Gap." At. this work, however,
without, a single shark being scon in tho
harbor, while in winter they aro practically
unknown. Of course, shark stories aro
affects tho bush. Still the number of
sharks which eorao in from the ocean is
dozen under Sft. and get nothing, whilo
for every one over JOfi. he is entitled to
1Oft. loug and upwards are paid for out of
the consolidated revenue- at the rate of 10s
the pests from Port Jackson, and render
possibly be done if a stone wall was built
tion we might as well try to empty Wat
over "the Gap." At. this work, however,
without, a single shark being seen in the
harbor, while in winter they are practically
unknown. Of course, shark stories are
affects the bush. Still the number of
sharks which come in from the ocean is
dozen under 8ft. and get nothing, whilo
for every one over 1Oft. he is entitled to
NEW SOUTH WALES PARLIAMENT. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Wednesday 26 September 1894 [Issue No.17,635] page 3 2020-04-01 16:29 FISHERIES ACT AMENDMENT BUL
Mr EDDEN mo\ed that the Fisheries Act
Amendment Bill bo read the second time Ho naid
that the measure was passed by tho Assembly last
sitting but was slightlv amended in tho Council and
it was a bul to givo greater facilities to fishermen, in
extensivo waters, and to provide for tho extension of
the length of not
Mr FARVELL said ho would much prefer that
of the Fisheries Commission if tho Council's amend-
ment wore acceptod things would bo no better than
in svmpathy with what the hon member was aiming
at, but ho was not going the right way about it
Tho Fisheries Commission now had the power of
extendiug tho length of net, but they did not
Boom inclined to uso that powor Ino proper way to
remedy this evil was to fix the length of net bvstatuto
and take it out of tho hands of the commission As
the Fisheries Commissioners had always Bot their
faco against tho increaso of those nets, and
of the nota It was all very well to say that fish
were getting scarce, but if thor lengthened the nets
fish would havo loss chance of reco\erv from the
should be adopted ho moved tho amendment of the
clauso by the omission of " 300 " and the substitution
spawned up the beads of creeks amongst snags-in
Mr. EDDEN Bald that thn amendment would
[ Mr r ARKELL said that thero would be no harm
m making the net a mile long, provided that caro
The MINISTER FOE EDUOATIOV then moved his
The House resumed, and the bill waa reported with
Iho roport was adopted.
Mr TARNELL moved tho second reading of the
Not-rishing in Port Hacking Prohibition Act
FISHERIES ACT AMENDMENT BILL
Mr EDDEN moved that the Fisheries Act
Amendment Bill be read the second time He said
that the measure was passed by the Assembly last
sitting but was slightlv amended in the Council and
it was a bill to give greater facilities to fishermen, in
extensive waters, and to provide for the extension of
the length of net
Mr FARNELL said he would much prefer that
of the Fisheries Commission if the Council's amend-
ment were accepted things would be no better than
in sympathy with what the hon member was aiming
at, but he was not going the right way about it
The Fisheries Commission now had the power of
extending the length of net, but they did not
seem inclined to use that power The proper way to
remedy this evil was to fix the length of net by statute
and take it out of the hands of the commission As
the Fisheries Commissioners had always set their
face against the increase of those nets, and
of the nets It was all very well to say that fish
were getting scarce, but if they lengthened the nets
fish would have less chance of recovery from the
should be adopted he moved the amendment of the
clause by the omission of " 300 " and the substitution
spawned up the heads of creeks amongst snags-in
Mr. EDDEN said that the amendment would
[ Mr FARNELL said that there would be no harm
in making the net a mile long, provided that care
The MINISTER FOE EDUCATION then moved his
The House resumed, and the bill was reported with
tho roport was adopted.
Mr FARNELL moved tho second reading of the
Net-Fishing in Port Hacking Prohibition Act
FISHERIES CONFERENCE. CONDEMNATION OF THE PRESENT FISHERIES ACT. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Friday 21 September 1894 [Issue No.17,631] page 3 2020-04-01 15:56 present were Messrs. ¡stevenson, Millard, H. Chap
mau, W. Rigg, A. Edden, E. W. O'sullivan. J. B.
The Chaieilc,, in opening the conference, »aid
that the lishornion of the colony laboured under
great disabilities Although Uley »vorked night and
day they could not ootain a remuner«ti»e return for
constructed. Its oxisteuce had retarded the industry
body which would ropreseut the fishermen on the
one nand and tho State on the other. The commis-
The present Act »va« a disgrace to the statute-book.
A specially severe regulation waa that which pro-
wheu one having an illegal mesh wa»
used. Those net» would probably be oi the
Çublic. A» a matter of laot, both went togother.
to damage the fish in onr waters. On the other
»vavs. It was necessary to erect tables, and to pro-
vide better accommodation for tho tish when exposed
for sale. The Railway Commissioners should alio
supply tho fishermen with suitable cars for the
The Hon R II D White said that for years hi«
sympathies had been with the fishermen, and ho had
Mr. E. Br/ii i,Waratah) sud that tho present
Mr. F. W. Taton (Manly) moved as an amend-
Mr. Newtov (Watson's Bay) seconded.
Mr. H. Chatham said that tho fishermen weuld
know best »vhat tbey wanted, and suggested that the
votiug snould be confined to them
Mr. M'Fadtev (prosident ot the Fishermen's
Mr. M'Fatjyen moved,-" That, in the op.nion
Mr. T. Dim seconded
Mr. J. Tatloe (Woolloomooloo} moved as an
Mr. Dümí (Laka Macquarie) moved,-" That no
The motion »vas carried.
Mr. M'Fadyev moved,-" That all restriction»
applying to lisherincu in closed waters «halt apply
also to the general oublie "
Mr. Gascoioae (Lake Macquane) moved,
" lhat no »Miters in the colony ha closed "
Mr. Dun-jj proposed,-" Thal all fines go to the
Crown, and that no portion bo recei\ed by the in-
The motion »vas agreed to.
The conference then proceeded to deal with »ug
the conference adjourned until U o'clock the follow-
present were Messrs. Stevenson, Millard, H. Chap
man, W. Rigg, A. Edden, E. W. O'sullivan. J. B.
The Chairman,, in opening the conference, said
that the fishermen of the colony laboured under
great disabilities Although they worked night and
day they could not ootain a remunerative return for
constructed. Its existance had retarded the industry
body which would represent the fishermen on the
one hand and the State on the other. The commis-
The present Act was a disgrace to the statute-book.
A specially severe regulation was that which pro-
when one having an illegal mesh was
used. Those nets would probably be of the
public. As a matter of fact, both went together.
to damage the fish in our waters. On the other
ways. It was necessary to erect tables, and to pro-
vide better accommodation for the tish when exposed
for sale. The Railway Commissioners should also
supply the fishermen with suitable cars for the
The Hon R H D White said that for years hi«
sympathies had been with the fishermen, and he had
Mr. E. Bull ,Waratah) said that the present
Mr. Pashley (Manly) seconded
Mr. F. W. Eaton (Manly) moved as an amend-
Mr. Newton (Watson's Bay) seconded.
Mr. H. Chapman said that the fishermen would
know best what they wanted, and suggested that the
voting should be confined to them
Mr. M'Fadyen (president of the Fishermen's
Mr. M'Fadyen moved,-" That, in the opinion
Mr. T. Dunn seconded
Mr. J. Taylor (Woolloomooloo} moved as an
Mr. Dunn (Lake Macquarie) moved,-" That no
The motion was carried.
Mr. M'Fadyen moved,-" That all restriction»
applying to lisherincu in closed waters shall apply
also to the general public "
Mr. Gascotone (Lake Macquane) moved,
" lhat no waters in the colony ha closed "
Mr. Dunn proposed,-" That all fines go to the
Crown, and that no portion be received by the in-
The motion was agreed to.
The conference then proceeded to deal with sug
the conference adjourned until 11 o'clock the follow-
THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 1889. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Wednesday 15 May 1889 [Issue No.15,957] page 6 2020-04-01 15:34 lish murkets. We bhould have a mine of
wealth also in the irude in preserved meat,
stato of decay, fish, ara hard to keep and
the chilling process is not pert'eot. The
trade, therefore, in herrings hus tallen off j*
considerably ; or, ut auy late, hus never
ing. If this process cun be used «a
work great marvels in the fish ti ade, both
of a mon recently charged at the Police Court
Mr. Wil.ia asked the Colonial Secretary wbetaer he
lish murkets. We should have a mine of
wealth also in the trade in preserved meat,
state of decay, fish, are hard to keep and
the chilling process is not perfect. The
trade, therefore, in herrings has fallen off
considerably ; or at any late, has never
ing. If this process can be used as
work great marvels in the fish trade, both
of a man recently charged at the Police Court
Mr. Wilas asked the Colonial Secretary whetner he
[?] ARRIVALS.—MARCH 2. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Monday 4 March 1867 [Issue No.8980] page 2 2020-03-31 09:11 A ititi VALS. -MV.UM 2.
Fire King (f.). 0 'ens, Cap'ain llcrsco, firm thc Muming
Uiver lfrt instant. Passengers-Messrs. Klse, Vnicomb.', ¡in 17 itt
ARRIVALS. -March 2.
Fire King (s). 2 'tons, Captain Hersee, from the Manning
River 1st instant. Passengers-Messrs. Else, Unicombe.', an 17 in
Classified Advertising (Advertising), The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893), Saturday 3 March 1855 [Issue No.1113] page 2 2020-03-31 08:55 JonasUnicomb, Bolwarra.. 10 0
same haviug been lo8t by Alex. McDougall, or
Jonas Unicomb, Bolwarra.. 10 0
same having been lost by Alex. McDougall, or
INQUESTS. (Article), Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875), Tuesday 11 October 1859 [Issue No.2,509] page 4 2020-03-31 08:23 DAMAO*!» Dnu'sar, Ac, Tnt« DAT.-The attention «
prompt, of damaged twill «hantln», Bootoh twill shirt«, da«
bonser*, drab shell bau ; and at tl o'clock, new Hummordrap«rj
DAMAGED Drapery, Ac, This Day.-The attention «
prompt, of damaged twill «hantln», Bootoh twill shirt«, dark
trouser*, drab shell bau ; and at tl o'clock, new Hummordrap«rj
COUNTRY SALES. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Saturday 5 June 1847 [Issue No.3135] page 2 2020-03-31 08:18 I'Mu; D. Davis-At the Salutation Ian, Goul-
"' wood,,Gig, 100 head of Cattle.
Mr. Bonser.-At Forbes' Hotel, Campbell-
town, Juno 9, Horse Stock-.
I ¿ t . .
Mr ; D. Davis-At the Salutation Ian, Goul-
wood, Gig, 100 head of Cattle.
Mr. Bursill.-At Forbes' Hotel, Campbell-
town, June 9, Horse Stock.

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