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SMOKE CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — The Hillston Spectator and Lachlan River Advertiser — 12 November 1898
SMOKE CONCERT. Asa wind-up of the provioua day's pio-nio and to dispose of a surplus of cakes, eto., still in band, an informal gathering, in the shape of a smoke oonoert, took plaoo at Tattersall's Hotel on Thursday evening, about flveand twenty gentlemen beinor present. Mr. Jaa. Liwier. Senr.. ocoupied the ohair, and after a statement of the reooipts and expenditure conneoted with the pio nio bad been submit ted aud adopted, the oompany spent a jovial couple of hours in toasting all and sundry, and with songs, reoitatious, etc., the oampany disporsod Bhortly before 11 p.m. Spoaking at a banquet to Lord ICitchoner ou Friday, Lord Sal.ebury annonnccd that France had evaouated FaBhoda. It is probable, Lord Salisbury nays, that tho position of France in the Nile valley will have to be further dieoussod. Though Franco has withdrawn from Fash oda she has not intimated that she will retire ftom Bahr-el-Ghazil. The ' Daily Graphic ' thinks thatFrauoo will olaim one post, so as to have wat...
"TATTERSALL'S PIC-NIC." [Newspaper Article] — The Hillston Spectator and Lachlan River Advertiser — 12 November 1898
' TATTERSALL'S PIC-NIC.' As there was no othor public amusement provided for the day, beyond tho opening of the tennis court, a number of congenial spiiits met lust week und decided to get up a pio-nic. The idea originated with the boarders and stuff at Tittersall'a Hotel, and when Host Jiiu Liwler was approached on tho subject he ut once acccpted the idea as a good oue, nnd no tin o was thon lost iu formijg a plan of campaign. An informal sort of meeting was got together, about 20 persona utteudiug, aud a committoa coti .- ' 'ti ig of Messrs. J. Hamilton, Jas. Clifford, \V . VVbite, end Jas. Liwier, Junr., with L '.vler, Ssnr., as President, and Mr Owen O'Counoll secretary, wore appointed to arrange all details. Invit itions were prompt ly issued aud largely uecepted, so that early ou Wednesday morning Tattersull's wus a ace no of great oxcitoment, more thau a balf a-huudred guests being there assembled and then followed much screaming and laughter as as many us possible of the you...
HILLSTON AND DISTRICT TENNIS CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Hillston Spectator and Lachlan River Advertiser — 12 November 1898
HILLSTON AND DISTRICT TENNIS CLUB. This club, which has only recently been formed, and has already a fairly numerous membership, decidod upon Prince of Wales' Birthday as a suitable date for the opening oeremony nud tho initiation cf play. A portion of the paddook at the rear of tho I o urt-houne waB granted to the club for the formation of couris, and a fairly large sum of monoy has been spont in laying down a good and oven surfaoe. Tho ground has also beon netted in with a fence 7ft. high, a id all neoes siry applianoos ootained. The Committee appointed to carry out all arrangements for tho opening ceremony left uothicg undone, but the brunt of the work foil upon, Messrs. W L Volokman aud R. J. Louden. Tbo offioial opdmt.j by tho Mayor tvas 'arranged to take plnco at 3 p.m., at whiqh hour tho grounds presented a very gay 'appearauoe, flags flyiug from all points of vantage, and a largo crowd of town and country people miugling hippily together and exchanging bintjr and compliments...
THE ODDFELLOWS' BALL. [Newspaper Article] — The Hillston Spectator and Lachlan River Advertiser — 12 November 1898
THE 0DDFELL0W6' B LLL. Thk members of the Hillston Brauoh Lodge of the Grand United Order of Odd fellows celebrated their second anniversary by a ball aud supper, and a most brilliant gathering was assembled in Finch's Hull by 10 u.m. iu tho evening of Wednesday l ist. The hull was more tastefully decorated t*iau usual, the committee having gonu to a vast amount of troublo to make the iutorior of the hall a bower of beauty, and, with a plentiful supply of greenery, tho fligs of all nations, Chinese lanierns, aud fanoy-oolored tissue paper, succeeded in obtaining a very entitling aud pretty effect. The fljor waa iu sptcudid condition — indeed one or two of the lesa expert terpischoreau votaries found the utmobt difficulty in maintaining thei * equili brium, nud one or two actually did ooiuo to grief. The attendance is variously estima ted at from 30 to 35 couples, and the com pany was representative of all classes of the community, with a very lair per centage of country residents. S...
MINSTREL ENTERTAINMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Hillston Spectator and Lachlan River Advertiser — 12 November 1898
MINSTREL ENTERTAINMENT. Thk Whitecoat MinBtrels' enter! ainmont, in aid of tho funds of tho Tennis Club, took place in O'Dounoll'a Hall iu the evening, und was exceedingly woll attended, the do irand for front seats being in excess of tho supply, while thore was very littlo spare room in any part of the hall. Tho perfor mance oommcnced punctually at 8 p.m. For -ho first time within our rooolleotion of en lortainmonta in Hillston a fairly eompleto orchoitra was in evidence, nnd tbo music [roduoed was really first-class, being muoh appreciated, and it wont a great way in adding to tlio pleasure of tbo audionca. Tho orchestra wus composed as follows Piano, Mr. R. J. Liudon (Sydney) ; oornot, Mr. C. nhnnHlnr ? first vinlin. Mr. T$ H-tinn ? socond, do., Mr. J. Macti ; flute, Mr. W. L Volokman. Tht oponing medley included a number of popular airs, and the fruits of assiduous practice were otidenoed by the perfect blending of the music from the aiffdront instruments. Tbo rising of tho ourt...
OUR SYDNEY LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Hillston Spectator and Lachlan River Advertiser — 12 November 1898
OUR SIDNEY LETTER. (From our own correspondent) Tun Budget.— What wi'l tho House do 'with tho Budget ? is the pressing' question. Witti great magn&minity and inditferenoe, ris.be declares, to tho host English politioal pricticb, the Premier has refrained: from making the proposals a parvy question. If the Houso will not give him the additional revenue that ho asks for, h) will relontlcisly institute the retrenchment that will beoome necossary. That iB the programmo. All tho same, tho loss of protttigo which would follow dofeat would so seriously weaken his position that, whether ho accoptod it us a censure or not, it would bo likely to bring his present term of office to a speedy termination. Evon then thero would be possibilities in the way of a coalition. No approach of monopoly can attaoh to tht Ruidiau polioy. It changes from weok to week with kaleidoscopio rapid ity. But there is no change about Mr. Roid himsolf. It ho can manage it he has corno to stay. Theoretically, ...
COLEMANE'S EUCALYPTE EXTRACT [Newspaper Article] — The Hillston Spectator and Lachlan River Advertiser — 12 November 1898
COLKMANK'S EUCALYPXK EXTRACT. The purest kucaiyitk on oarth. Lord Carrington's friond in ttm.uKN-i-.A. The world's romody for chest oomplainfa. Tho ' Cold ' otiro of Earl Jersey's. But note well Eucalypti not Euoalypti. Tho Russian newspapers insist upon the perpetual neutrality of Egypt under tho pro teotorate of all tho Great Powers. Major Matohand says tho French' have endeavored to carry aoross Afrioa a hand that would grip those of the French in Egypt Several of tlie supporters of tho Dreyfus agitation hav« been threatened with assass ination. The oxplosion iu tho vault* of tho Supremo Court at Washington ruinod the contral and eastern portion of tho oapitol. Tho damage resulting from the explosion in tho Washington Capitol is estimated at £240,000. Hundreds of loldiers are dying on tbs voyage from Cuba to Spain. Tho total amcuut of stake* won at the V.R C. meeting wai £14,407.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hillston Spectator and Lachlan River Advertiser — 12 November 1898
TliI^ COACHING WfTW STALLION : ARAB O . WILL S'JAXU THIS SKASUN AT Spring Grove, (Wiiiandra ok * IIABO iu n beautiful bay borae, with (\ black foints, standing 10 bunds 3 inch es bigh, with Imniense'bono and substance, perfectlysauud, uud is (veil able to cirry 1-'' stone in auy putt p f tbe. oolouy.. He waa got by X Y,Z.,-duUi by Tbe'Fearl, dinner of the Melbourne Cup ; 'gt»ud ' daui by smuggler, X.Y.J5. by'Young.Slortuon, dam' by tho -roo- mier (imp.) ; g dam by Littlo John- (imp ) : It g dam Sobriety, by Selim (imported An. n ) Young Mormon is by Mormon, out of 1 uuj: Itiveriua by Troubadour. It .will be ? ' 1 thit Arabo baa borne of tbo best intj- «i ? ?? -l blood running' through bis veins. A jI-/* lize, strength and breeding should rec-ui ? wend him aa a getter of weight-currying hunters (Arabo being u good juniper), hacks, buggy horses, und horsos for tbu tndiau market, . Arabo has beeu Hueoessful iu : tho show yard bavirg taken imuiorous prizes, includ ing lat prize at tho H...
Prince of Wales Birthday. LOCAL AMUSEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Hillston Spectator and Lachlan River Advertiser — 12 November 1898
Prince of Wales Birthday. LOCAL AMUSEMENTS. Tun Prince of Wales' 57 th Birthday waB obsorved as a cloao holiday in QillstOD, all busiuess being suspended. Tho weather was perfect for holiday-making, for although tho meroury stood at over 80 degrees, a cool i southerly breeze prevailed all day. Tho i ' amusements Drovided were a pio-nio up the I river, and tho official opening of the new Tennis Club in the afternoon, nnd the even ings' amusements were a minatrol entertain ment aud the OddfellowB* 'Annual'B&n. A good many poopl. went out driving and some on fishing exoursions. The particulars of tho different events are given below.
Water Conservation. [Newspaper Article] — The Hillston Spectator and Lachlan River Advertiser — 12 November 1898
Water Conservation. : Lii tho Assembly recently during a . slioi;6 debate oil the Temporary Supply Bill, ilr. Frank Cotton, M.P., spoke . on a subject, having ; widespread in terest in this district. He. referred to I lie necessity for tlifc immediate carry . iug'dutrof several schemes for water conservation,: Mentioning- the Laelilan ? .is ono river on which; such works could bo carried;, out at small expense but with. great .advantage-.'. to the- countiy. ?Wo have not: space for the full tc*t of ? the speech; but, aftOiMcjiulenining the red-tup'eism of the Water Oonsorva I ion Department, which lie , said had spent dfioOO, 000, mostly oir pretty plans, Mr. . Cotton- said .-—What T would suggesfevis the spending of only . a fe\v hundred pounds ill; something ? practical. . I; make to the Premier tin-: : same suggestion tluitfl put forward last year under similar', circumstances, that- is, that. the Governmont should v lake advantage ot this phenomenal f ;ycar ' to conserve water in...
Returning Officers for Elections. MR. CARROLL IMPEACHES THE RETURNING OFFICER FOR THE LACHLAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Hillston Spectator and Lachlan River Advertiser — 12 November 1898
Returning Officers for Elections. MR. CARROLL IMPEACHES THE RE TURNING OFFICER FOR THE LACHLAN. In- tho Legislative Assembly on Tuesday, 1st iunt., on a mntiou for th adjournment of tho Houio, Mr. Hurley openod up a debate on tho subject of Returning Officers and elec tions, and JOmsartl reports Mr. J G. Car roll, M.P., as having spoken as follows : — Mr. Carroll (Tho Lachlun) (5.-13) ; I am in a similar position to that of otber hon. mem bers who havo spokon. I regrot to say that I have in my elootorute a returning offi cer who has done things that he should not do to as great au extout as uny other return ing officer in tho colon}*. He has now beon returning offijer for four years, and he has interfered with th-3 electors at every elf-oti-jn that ho has couducted iu that ptriod. Wtiou I first contested tho electorate, ho for months prior to the election, did all ho could to in fluence tho electors against me. No doubt us a citizau, he was entitled to do that up to a oertaiu point ...
A Strong Back-block's Corroboaration. [Newspaper Article] — The Hillston Spectator and Lachlan River Advertiser — 12 November 1898
A iStrong Back-block's Corrob oration, SlH, — Pardou iue for adding a few more lines to tbe controversy existing between ' Frontage ' and myself toucbiuu certain clauses iu tbe lato Commuuweulth Hill, iu the luter-Stutcs Commissiou, uioli'.ieiug soldiers, tho iutroduetiou of ' free labor ' into tbe pastoral country, etc. Xow with tbe exception of the powers conferred upon the lntor-States Commission— when appoint ed— (Mid tbo reason why soldiers should bu mobilised for dei'cuco purposes, your coires _ poudeut, more or less, dexterously dodges the points at issue altJgether. I did uot say iu any part of my open letter iu your col umns tbat the Constitution .Bill provided for eny unfair differential railway carriage be tween the States. What I did say, aud now reiterate, was, namely, tbat the whole thing is entirely iu tbe hands of the Inter-States Commission. No mutter what rates of uarriage are laid down by the different Kail way Commissioners of tbe various States, even if the pric...
Wool and Produce Reports. [Newspaper Article] — The Hillston Spectator and Lachlan River Advertiser — 12 November 1898
'Wool and Produce Reports. The Sydney Wool Selling Brokers' As sociation, for the week endine November .'jth, 1SH8, report as follows Wool — 258Si bales wero offered this week aud 21,806 sold. : A strong market prevailed for most descrip tions, the exceptions being inferior aud faulty wools especially when very earthy aud burry. Best meri-jo greasy aud lino orossbreds met as strong a demand as at any time previously, and tbe coarser orossbreds have also shown some improvement. Medium to inferior classes just about maintained their previous Doaitiou though there was oooasional irregularity. Fine dot bin : und lambs wool met u keen demand, aud all greasy snirtings aud broken were iu as strong request as over. Scoui ed woola were iu larger and better sup ply thau previously, and values were well maintained except for faulty aud burry lots which were often a farthing aud sometimes a balfpeuuy cheaper. Good greasy sold to lOd for the JMTrida, New England, also for a line of black wool ma...
GILGUNNIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Hillston Spectator and Lachlan River Advertiser — 19 November 1898
? GILGUMIA. ~ (From our own correspondent! . The Prince of Wales' Birthday was commemorated hero by a general pic nic and the flying of bunting ; the weather was delightful ami everything passed off Without a hitch. The child ren's sports were well contested,, and resulted asr follows:; — Boys over 11 - years of age : George. Colerlst.,, Eddie Rostron S^nd,.' Oyril Colfc;; 3rd ; boys, under 11 }r Leslie Shuttle P. *.. Byrne 2, T, P-5'i'ne I? ;? big girls : Martha Byrne ,ly jl/argaret : Seigel . 2, .Daisy ? Shuttle 3 little girls :' Olivo; Cole ,1, Gladys Byrne, .2, Myrtle r-Jllasoh : 3 ;? skipping ??jontest : Laura Eason 1 , Olivo Cole 2,-, Margaret Seigel o : potato race : Willie Rorstron. 1, Wil- ? fred, Shuttle 2, Alfred Seigel 3 ; grin i niiig contest : Tommy Byrne . I, Ted Seigel 2;' running high jump : ..Willie* Rostrou 1, Cyril Cole 2, height jumped 3ft. 7in. ; little boys' high jump: Patrick Byrne 1, Tommy Byrne 2. The success of the pic-nic reflects very great credit upon t...
A Fatal Accident [Newspaper Article] — The Hillston Spectator and Lachlan River Advertiser — 19 November 1898
A Fatal Accident ; One reads jnearly. every day of acci dents resulting fatally through the negligence of some person or other, yet few seem to realise that an attack of indigestion left , unchecked m-ty prove;, 'if 'not exactly fatal, at least serious iit its results. ; llile Beans for Biliousness cure indigestion, and their use at the proper, time .often prevents the possibility of dunger from this source. Attacks- of indigestion in a ; more, or less mild form are too common to dwell upon at any length. As its name implies, this disorder is an in sufficient action of the various diges tive organsj which prevents tlie food bfiing properly dissolved. In 'uses of this kind the edeeb, is, twofold : first, the waste part' of the food retrains in the stomach, and becomes sour instead of being curried off ; and, secondly, the blootlmaking or useful part of the food is kept, from ..performing its- ^office. The causes of indigestion are many : insufficient liver action, overeating, eating ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hillston Spectator and Lachlan River Advertiser — 19 November 1898
WOE'S 'SCHNAPPS i . I* a superlative Tonic . . i Diuretic— Antidytpeptic . ? . ffcrt . . , , In»i^oratir« Corc'isl ... itsjextniokliiiary . medicinal efficacy ;;; the ordinary eases of obstruction inf-Che PliUllier and Urinary Organs ? :-s- ;v- ? . Infill IDYSPEPSI A' (vvketliEr acute .or .chro.nic). js.ac knowied byi; Hlio . whole jMctlicnl | Faculty. ? Important Testimonial '^\f r'oni' thofiesident Physician . Sidney Hospital. '' I'Vjg to state ihat I hove, with tin pjimisainn' of I l.o FlonorHrv Physbiatie, v\vm WOLFE'S SCHSAPPS to severe' oiiliertfi in our war d*. I hnvo no hefittttioi in Muting, that I consider it a iin^c v.a-t'l lent itimiitan'l aud Jhnrclu ? and of grout viilue in Cardiic iitd Renal affections', and T believe it will eventually -.up-rfedu al! ithf rspirits in the treatment of the abovi complaints.' Ash for ami sit that ;/t»t get WOLFE'S ? ^ ' ? THE Ois'I/Y REAL SCHNAPPS.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Hillston Spectator and Lachlan River Advertiser — 19 November 1898
Tnu usual reports from rabbit in spectors have been received by the Minister for Lands. The rabbit in spector at Hay states that during Sep tember there had been rain in the Cudgellico district. This had caused n. tnmnorfti'v -rrowth of grass, and as the resulb the rnobits had spread a good deal. This growth could not last long, and the rabbits would conse quently soou disappear. Tho same officer in a later report s-iys that only a'few rabbits lnd beon in places, and ib was nob' probable that they would survive the summer. In his report, the Tumut inspector intimates that .at the imd of October nothing was bein' done by the pastoralista to des troy the rabbits. There were, how ever, very few rabbits, and the run holders seemed to lw quite apathetic abouttliPir.
WHAT PROFESSIONAL CRICKETERS EARN [Newspaper Article] — The Hillston Spectator and Lachlan River Advertiser — 19 November 1898
WHAT PROFESSIONAL ORIOKST . EBS EARN. , ' -? (CASSKLI.'S, SATL!l;/JA V .lOL'UXA I.). Does it pay, to become rv piofessiOnal ci icjteter^ is a (jue^tiim . which , .3^§i.p''^kp^tj%fc1piink't.l, ill 'pri vate. ,, ' Outsiders generally talce the ftllii illa- tive 'sii.'e ; hut those who have most knowledge of the ^sultjest 'maiiitain . that a man might very easily fiifd' a morn remunerative calling than that of cricket, And so in fact Jir niigltt. i l^^rediliK'. as ifc irmy„seetn -to-' toiueti '' %% £ pl:-?Viil « first- class county ei , pjen U fi'bt worth having for-its-clirects : '^oluiiiehtVnloneA The geii'ernl rate' ,. vof payi)tttaclie(l tq sucii ,1 position -is) i iiC-for.'a wiiVj--aif(.Fi£5 for a lose. 5 A' man may, in addition, get ' talent money '—XI ? foiv inaking. 50 nuis— while n present may be given to hint if lie happens to accomplish a good bowling feat. A s^, a . yo u n ty u s ua il y -v^plAys-b»Iy-'-Hb.oul§tw'gijty^tu'6-roAtclics- it follows that a professional earns, a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Hillston Spectator and Lachlan River Advertiser — 19 November 1898
CHRISTMAS IS COMING! MRS. BALES ??Wishes to unncuuce tl-at the has received for the approaching festive season, A CHOICE ASSORTMENT OF GONFECTioNERY, (Great XoveUIei} Direct froth S^oedinatrs Celebrated Eactory. Fresh i'rnit Alwavs on Hand. Cool Drink?, etc., 3d. per glass. MRS. .15. BALKS (opposite the Club House11 .. Hotel), Hillston. WANTED. A GIRL to do COOKING. l\-r particu lars apply to MRS. MORA-'T, Raee ou rso Hotel.. Messrs J. McFarland & Co, ?'Q ASH 'BUYERS OF SHERP SKIX3, TALLOW, . ; .HIDES, Etc. Office':''' Mb. LAWLER'S TATTERS.VLL'S HOTEL, HILLSTON. NOTICE. ON and after this date all Bread BOOKED jrill be charged 313 per -lb loaf, with out exception. ' ?? f-. E. A. LUKE. HilWion, '-tli Nov. 1S98. ' NOTICE. THK 1'iiblb are cau'ionrd aaa!n.»t' remov- ing Stock from North Merrowie run j without first giving notice at head station. Any. person or persun* so oflendinv /will bo prosecuted. ;, . (Signed) WOOLCOTT & EVANS. Nor h Merrowie, Jan. Is', 1S9G. THEALBI...