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New Backs for Old. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 July 1899
New Backs for Old. Doan's Backache Kidney Pills always do their work. And their work is making new backs out of old. &nbsp; Old backs ache. . ; That is, they seein to ache. It's the kidneys that ache. But the back does.tbe talking. Backache is not all, there is of kidney disorder. '. It's only the starter so to speak. - Urinary troubles follow thick and fast. Excessive urine — very common com plaint. Sediment in urinfr — getting worse. High color and pain in passing,— worse still. Diabetes, Bright's Disease — Death. That's the end. '' Moral. . Don't wait for all the coming hor rors. Doan's Backache Kidney Pills make the old backs new. Mrs B. Kelly of Winsewarra-street, Duhbo, His us : - ' I ielt pains in tho --mall of my back for sis years or more. Usnnlly when I nwoke in the morning my back1 was aching. I also felt the pain very much when I had to bend down. Attacks of headaches and gid dinoss were of frequent occurrence and my condition seemed to bo affected a good deal by...
Hits, Skits, and Jingles [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 July 1899
Hits, Skits, and Jingles. From the Bulletin Newspaper Co., who publish it, comes along a review copy of the long-expected volume of verse bv the versatile and clever W. T. Goodge, of the Orange Leader. A most entprtaininR as well as a dainty volume it is. Tho papes of rollicking rl-yniB have the true Bohemian clink nbout them, and instead of tiring you he first good read whets your appetite for more. Here and there a some what melancholy philosophy peeps forth, as in 'What Bootn It,' and ?.nordent satire, aa in ' Our Pnper.' The dominant note, however, is simply 10 op. fun, spiced with good a'bic'. Our lady readers are earnestly advise o read the ' Ode to the Frying Pan.' There's a moral in it — not the pan — - which we hope they won't miss. Here is a fnir sample of Mr Goorfge's catchy jingles : — . We've worked our mines ? On paper. Bought railway linea ? Od paper In fact we've bonght All we import '_ . Of every sort ' . : On paper. Our banks.'great Seott I : : On paper. What piles...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 July 1899
!' I. ftoko plea-uro. in,; recommendiDg OhHmberl.nin'n Cplio, Cholera, antl Diarr \Thooa.,Jtem6dy to- all- who suffer from pninB in tho stomach,' ears Mr Milt ?..MeiOnloy, editor of tho .Eawson (Oliio) HerulJ. ' Until I used this remedy, it was, nt times, impossible for mo to bo in my C'fHoe, owing to attacks, lasting from ono to two (Iiijb. By fciiking it as Boon ns tho first nymp'oms of the. attack are i'elt, I no longer cuffer this uuploaRant hiokncs.s-' For salo by H. Dalgaiuo, Chemist, Cobnr, Twenty Austrians have left Auok - land, homeward bound, with savings of £500 each, Thore's money in Kauri gum. Mr Elisha Berry, of this place, says he never had anything do him so much good and give suoh quiok relief from rhoumatism aa Chamborlains Pain Balm Ho was bothered greatly with shootiu p pains from hip to kneo until he used thiB liniment, which affords prompt roliof. ? B. F. BAKER, druggist, St Paris, Ohio. For sale by H. Dalgarno, Chemist, Cobar.
Local and General [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 July 1899
Local and General Rain. — On Saturday and Sunday the colony experienced the best rainfall it has had for five years. Cobar got 54 points which will assist matters considerably. Several of the stations around are reported to have had good falls. Half Holiday C. C. Ball. — The mem- bers of the Half Holiday Cricket Club have decided to raise funds per medium of a ball, for which a double ticket costs only 7s 6d. &nbsp; This event will take place on Wednesday, July 26. See posters around town. Orders to Farewell. — On Thursday Adjutant Knapp, who has been in charge of the local Salvation Army for the past seven months, received marching orders. Big farewell meetings will take place on Sunday week in Crow's Hall, when the local Salva- tionists intend having enthusiastic proceed- ings. The Adjutant, who has been in the army for 15 years, has made many friends in Cobar, who are sorry at his removal. The Reliable Family Remedy, 'Wood's Great Peppermint Cure, for Coughs and Colds; 1/...
A Sensational Sale. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 July 1899
A Sensational Sale. It was reported on Friday afternoon of last week after the close of Messrs Goldsbrough, Mort and Co.'s sale that Mr Thomas Gibson's ram, 'The &nbsp; Admiral.' had been sold for the sen- sational figure of 1500 guineas. In- quiry at the offices (says the Tele- graph) of the Company proved that the sale had not been officially reported, but it is believed to be authentic. 'The Admiral' was one of the re- &nbsp; presentative rams of the famous Eskvale (Tasmania) flock, and was &nbsp; brought to Sydney for exhibition pur- poses only. He was penned at the Goldsbrough Mort and Co. 's Circular Quay store during the sale, and at- tracted universal admiration. His purchaser at 1500 guineas is said to be Mr G. F. Simpson, of Nowranie station, near Jerilderie. 'The Ad- &nbsp; miral' was an Eskvale special stud ram, a pure merino, by 'Loyalty,' a &nbsp; son of 'Royal Hero,' and his dam &nbsp; was sired by 'Commotion II.,' by &a...
Cobar Gold Mines. ADDITIONAL PARTICULARS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 July 1899
Cobar Gold Mines. ADDITIONAL PARTICULARS. In a recent issue of the Herald, a report of the work at the Cobar Gold Mines was published. At the time, our reporter thought he had made a fairly exhaustive job of it, but a visit to the property on Thursday and a conversation with the general mana- ger, Mr John Fox, was productive of additional particulars of interest to our mining readers. The approach to the coal repository has been finished, and a splendid job it is. There will be room for about 200 tons of this fuel, in a most convenient place to the fir- ing end of the two huge boilers in which the steam for working the whole plant is generated. The carts will be able to unload with the great- est ease just where tho coal is wanted. As we moved AROUND THE CYANIDE WORKS the most notable thing to apprise us was the absence of the clatter and clank of the boiler makers' hammers. They finished their work on Thursday, and the large steel vats are now faith- fully rivetted together and cal...
Hospital Finances. COBAR LADIES TO THE RESCUE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 July 1899
Hospital Finances. COBAR LADIES TO THE RESCUE. The advertisement convening a public meeting of the ladies of Cobar, called for Wednesday afternoon, to discuss Hospital finances, was largely attended. The following were pres- ent : — Mesdames Lawes, Leah, An- drews, Hooper, Breden, Robinson, &nbsp; Cotton, Daley, Snelson, Mathews, Fallick, Doyle, Burke, Edgar, Rundle, Hogan, Kinkead, and Rush, and Misses Budd, Brown, and Morgan. A sub-committee from the Hospital committee, consisting of Messrs Breden, Leah, Snelson, and Hooper, met the ladies. Mr Breden occupied the chair. Great enthusiasm was shown by the ladies, and they went at the subject with determination. It was decided that a plain and fancy dress ball should be held on Wednesday, 9th August, the price of tickets being fixed as follows : Double &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 10/6, Gents' 7/6, Lady's 5/-, and Gallery 2s. A sub-committee consisting of Mesdames Kinkead, Robinson, Breden, and Hooper was appo...
Restdown. (From our own Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 July 1899
Restdown. (From our own Correspondent.) The battery has been pounding away for the last fortnight. It started on dirt from the Victoria Camp, and from the clean-up, I should say it went 9 or &nbsp; 10dwts to the ton. This last two days Messrs Caldwell and Spain have put through a 6-ton parcel from No. 1, &nbsp; east of the Good Friday. They had not finished cleaning up at the time of writing, but, from the look of the plates, it should go 2½ or 3oz to the ton. The tank is holding water very well, and the battery runs beautifully. Mr H. Goodwin has started work on the Girl in Blue, which, with the ex- ception of No 1, north of the Reward, is the only claim working on the field at present.
Topics of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 July 1899
Topics of the Week. Reid has produced another surplus. It may be genuine, or it may not, but people in general are desirous of be lievinc it is genuine. DurinK the past few years our public finances have beon managed in such a way that the production of surpluses has been one of tho easiest achievements imagin able. What we mean by this is that it has been the habit to debit to Loan funds large sums that should have been debited to the ordinary revenue. The money paid for the erection of many wooden bridges, and for some other works of a non-productive character, has been charged against loans. Under such a system deficits in connection with the Consolidated Fund enn easily be avoided. Never theless the state of the public finauces must be regarded as satisfactory, and both the Treasurer and the country are to be congratulated on that fact. It is also pleasing to notice that the balance sheets o' Victoria, South Aus tralia, and Queensland for the year that ended on the 30th ultimo a...
THE GRISETTES' BALL. FROM THE FRENCH OF PAUL DE KOCH [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 July 1899
THE GRISETTES' BALL. FROM THE FRENCH OF PAUL DE KOCH MLLE Sophie was a &nbsp; young seainstrts &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; -,:#i|y|::r'B;,r *» very pretty orun ette with an ex pressive counten ance, and a some what couquettish manner ; tall and slender, well form ed and graceful. Vm Foot was not the smallest in tbe world, but it, was well shaped. In short. Mile. Sophie pos ?eased many attractions, and seldom went out without making a conquest ; nhich, however, ' proves nothing against her,, as ugly women nro sometimes successful Jn the .same way. There are so man; people in Paris who do not ' know what to do with their time »nd them-. selves ; and who to employ the odd and gratify . the other, think it necessary to follow and accost every woman they meet without an I escort. They: follow one for her costume, another for her 8gu.ro : this one for her face, that one for her foot ; and, as it is rare indeed . [/, to' see a woman wh...
JODDREL THE BARBER. AN OLD STORY RE-TOLD. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 July 1899
JODDREL THE BARBER. AN OLD STORY RE-TOLD. Many years ago there lived in the neighbour- hood of Bishopsgate-street a barber of the name of Louis Joddrel, a singular kind of man, even for his calling. He was but a poor man when he first arrived, and lind little or nothing to enter the house with ; and what wns a great mystery, was, how he contrived to. obtain possession of the tene ment he inhabited. But he not only did so, but he also obtained credit for repairs he had done, and then tho place begun to assume something of a business-like appeurnnce, and one morning, much to the astonishment of the neighbour hood, Louii Joddrel's wife appeared in the shop. Louis Joddrel lived hero miny years, and throve, though nobody knew how. It was a mystery, for everybody said that his customers were not numerous he charged too much— they were select rather than otherwise. Tho barber, iu person, mi tail, and dark iu his complexion, aud a very aotive, aud it was .believed, a powerful man. ? Tbe exp...
The Stud Sheep Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 July 1899
The Stud Sheep Sales. The stud sheep sales, which opened on Monday of last week and concluded on Friday, realised, notwithstanding the adverse season, the grand total of £39,373 17s, in addition to which one ram, The Admiral, was sold privately for 1500 guineas. The total is made up as follows: — Goldsbrough, Mort & Co., 2810 sheep, £27,105 15., ; Wea- ver, Perry, and Co., 882 sheep, £6069 18s 9d ; Hill, Clarlt, and Co., 688 sheep, £5056 0s 6d ; Pitt, Son, and Badgery, 87 sheep, £1142 8s. Good judges agree that the result of the sales means the introduction of a lot of new and valuable blood into tho flocks of New South Wales, and bene ficial effects in the wool clip may reasonably be expected. It was generally anticipated when the stud sheep sales were opened that the disastrous drought experienced in recent years would operate detriment ally on the prices received for the sheep. But the results attained by ; Messrs Goldsbrough, Rfort and Co., ! Ltd., at their annual sales,...
THE NEW MASTER AT THE MILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 July 1899
THE NEW MASTER AT THE MILL. Mr. Paul Hayton-Enderby walked into the office at the mill with the air and consciousness of a person of much importance. &nbsp; It was tho first time he had passed through that polished mahogany door with the know ledge that hn was the chief pirtner of the world-famed Eudorbr manufacturing oonct-ru. And us tho final return uuder his father's will, which he had only received the afteruoou be fore, showeil him ta be possessed of property vslued at £237.000 ; it was pardonable that he should enter tho office that morning with an air of assurance which reminded every member of tho stafi who saw him, that from that time It was remarkable how sympathetio was the feeling of uueasiuess which made itself felt throughout the office the instant Mr, Paul walked in. Thero was not a single employee in tbe whole place who did not find himself seized with u vague apprehension of something un pleasant which would be the early product of the uew control. For it wa...
DYING CONFESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 July 1899
DYING CONFESSIONS. ' Although the public seldom hear of them, dying confessions of the most strange and startling character are often made by our patients,' said one of the head nurses of a great metropolitan hospital. 'I have known many cases in which men and &nbsp; women, apparently paupers, have at the last extrimity informed us that they belonged to rich and aristocratic families, and have re- quested us to communicate with their relations. What do you think of a miserable, faded old woman, brought from one of the most poverty stricken streets in London, turning out to be the sister of a marquis? &nbsp; 'Ouly a few mouths back a man was ' brought here from a miserable lodging— the complaint from which lie wus suffering Wing greatly aggravated by sturvatiou. Whon told ho could not livo he mude a will bequeathing something like £30,000. He was an ex-fellow of ono of tho colleges cf Cambridge University. A man died thootherduy who informed ui when dying that ho had ...
Cool. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 July 1899
Cool. Scene : Local refreshment bar at rail- way station. Commercial Traveller : ' A glass of bitter, please.' Second Commercial (who is fond of his glasB, immediately following): 'A glass of bitter, pleaau.' Barmaid brings in tho first glass of bitter, which is taken and drunk by the second commercial. First Commercial (in surprise) : ' I beg pardon, but that was my bitter.' Barmaid bringa in the second bitter. It is again taken by the seoond com mercial, who apologised by saying : ' I really beg your pardon, sir, but if that last was yours, well, this must bo mine 1 Your very good health, sir.'
Tennis. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 July 1899
Tennis. In the gentlemen's single tournament on Saturday, Geo. Budd with 35 beat Morrison owing 20, by 100 to 95. This (Saturday afternoon) Cadell, owing 20, will play Geo. Budd with 35. This contest will complete the tournament. The general meeting of members of the Tennis Club, called for Monday, lapsed for want of a quorum. Out of about 40 mem- bers, the necessary quorum could not be obtained. Tho following are he entries for the Ladies Handicap Tournament with the Handicap alloted. — Mrs Musgrove scratch, Miss Nichols 5 points, Mrs Walker 10 points, Miss Cusack 10 points, Miss Louie Brown 20 points, Miss Ord 25 points, Miss Nellie Brown 25 points, Miss Blakey 25 points, Miss Lister 25 points, Miss Kinkead 30 points, Mrs Robinson 30 points, Mrs Rush 35 points, Mrs Cotton 35 points, Miss Budd 36 points, Miss Byrne 40 points.
A Tricky Customer. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 July 1899
A Tricky Customer. A wag went into a fish shop, and asked the proprietor if he had two sixpences for a shilling. The proprietor, being a very obliging man, answered, ' Yes, with pleasure,' and handed over the two sixpences. 'I'll give you the shilling when I have one,' replied the intruder, walking out of the shop, leaving the proprietor too astounded to stop him.
Football. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 July 1899
Football. In our football news last week an error appeared with regard to Mr Fred Clifton. It was stated that he captained the Cool- gardie footballers against Perth. Matters should have been reversed, as Mr Clifton had the honor of being the captain of the Perth players. The local footballers intend fulfilling their promise of visiting Nyngan, but the date has yet to be arranged. It is probable that it will be in the first week in August. The players seem very enthusiastic about going, so there should be no difficulty in getting a very good fifteen. An attempt is also being made to get Bourke to pay that long promised visit to Cobar. Away back in the winter of 1896 a &nbsp; Cobar fifteen visited Bourke and enjoyed a glorious reception and a fairly-bad defeat. &nbsp; At the banquet enthusiasm ran high and it &nbsp; did seem as if all Bourke were anxious to &nbsp; come across to the copper city. However, that is nearly three years ago, and our Bourke f...
General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 July 1899
General News. When tea was first brought to Eng- land the leaves were eaten. The Pyramids of Egypt were built 1500 B.C. A Chinese drama, 'The Death of Lin Su, was performed 1,900 B.C. Sunshades, formed like the umbrella, were held over Roman ladies by slaves. The King of Siam has 500 brothers and sisters. Thought is the wind, Knowledge the sail, and Mankind the vessel. Two ladieB of the Rothschild family own pearls worth £200,000. Our present system of musical notation was invented in tho eleventh century. Bismarck ones called the late Queen of Denmark 'Europe's mother-in-law.' A lady's height Bhould be eight timeB the length of her head. Egyptian women were so fond of their mirrors that they used to take them with them to their places of worship. At buuqueta during Elizabeth's time every guest came wilh his spoon in his Docket. . ? - In every country insanity is more' prevalent among unmarried than among married personB. In Norway, peisons who have not - been vaccinated are not all...
Telegrams. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 July 1899
Telegrams. The following are the final accep- tances for the Grand National Steeple- chase : — Nilus, Floater, Domino, Ditto, Hayseed, Pirate, Dondrah, triaaya, uiaastone, unyen, vigu, Misletoe, Troy, Bolton, Truo, Brito marto, Comboyne, Happy Jack, and Mysore. The latest betting on the Grand National is : — 5 to 1 Hayseed, 6 to 1 Domino and Eloater, 7 to 1 Pirate, 9 to 1 Vigil, 12 to 1 Happy Jack and Ditto, 14 to 1 Mysore, 16 to 1 Don drah and Turo, and 30 to 1 others, The Works Commiftee has passed the Dubbo-Ooonamble railway. The ship, City of York, from San Francisco to Fremantle, went ashore at Bultnest Island on Wednesday. Two boats were lowered, both of which were capsized. One man got back and threw a line to the life boat. The heavy seas, howevor, washed all the men from this boat. The other boat was eventually righted, and 15 were saved. 11 are supposed to have been drowned, including the cap tain and second mate. It is rumoured that the bnrque Arabella, from England, and ...