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Yass Vacancy. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Courier — 12 February 1913
Yass Vacancy. . . . At a special meeting of tho execu tivo of tho . Political Labor Leaguo, hold nt the Trades Hall ou Friday uight, under tho - presidency of Mr. E.'H. Farrar, M.L.C., tho. names of fourtoon appiicauts for- selection for tho Yass vacancy -wero considered, and the choice fell- to Mr. Gregory McGirr, a mombor of the Parkcs braiioh of tlio P.L.L. for eight years, aud the local prosidout of tho Typo graphical Union. ? Mr. McGirr contested tho Senuto elcctiou in 1^07 as ono of tho Labor throe', ami polled 140,000 votes. At tho . last . Stato election ho opposed unsuccessfully. Mr. C. L. Fit/. patrick, M.L.A., iu tho contest for Oraugo,-agaiu putting up an excel-, lout record. ? Ho is a nativo of Parkcs, aged 32 years, and a man ..of cousidorablo platform ability.' Ho has a special knovvlodgo of agricultnral tuattors, aiid is' woll: informed on Iho land polioy of the movomont. He at touded tho P.L.L. Conference after his solcctiou, and recoivod au ovation. Iu a short addr...
Narrabri Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Courier — 12 February 1913
Narrabri Rifle Club. I Shooting took placo as usual ou Wednesday afternoon last, when six men faced .tho; targets. Mr. W. Dewar was -highest' scoror with G8 out of a possible of 80, a very meri torious scoro, indoed, for a young shot. His shoot of 35 out of 40 at GOO yards with tlio conditious pro vailing, ' provoBv that ho will . with practice plnco himself among the first notches. - - Following aro tho scores: — . ? 500 . COO Ttl W. Dewar ...' 33 35 ... 63 J.J..l'ipor ? .31 v.m «H ... Oo . H. G. Spencer,... 82 ... 513 ... US . 0. 8hearer - .;. 30 -\.. -. 20 ... 05 ? ? IK C. Piiwr '' T?- 25 30 ... 01 F. Wldto ?? ;.t; ft! '... 53
HOW SCOTT WED. HUNG OUT TILL THE LAST. LATER. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Courier — 12 February 1913
HOW SCOTT DIED. ? HUN'3 ODT TILL THE LAST. H LATER. I It ia stalod unofficially at Wollington H that noarch parties rocovorod tho rocords H of Scott's I'olar 'party, which shows that H thomon who died aickenod nnd succumbed H ono by ono Scott hold out tbo longost and H nursed his rompauions as long aa ho could. B Stroogth lott him and oventnally ho him** H self was compolled to ^ivo up tho woarv D strugglo. Ho kept n diiry until tho ond. B Potty O&lcor Evans was tho firpt to perish, B ilvins on Fobruarr 17, from concussion of B tho brnin. Oats died tho samo day from B exposure, and Scott, Wilson, and Bowers H| on March 28 from exposure and want ot H| Tbo last throo perished whou within U miles from Cacho, that thoy had named |H Oneton Dopot, which was 1G0 mllos from |B headquartcn. BB
Telegrams. Disaster. CAPTAIN SCOTT'S EXPEDITION. LEADER AND MEN PERISH IN A BLIZZARD. SYDNEY, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Courier — 12 February 1913
Telegrams. 1 Disaster., I OA WAIN SCOlTd KXI'KUITION. ' I LEADER AND] MEN FKUI8II IN A 1 . . . BLIZZAUD. ? SYDNEY. Tuesday. H It i« ruportod in London that Captain Scott anil his iiarty poriahod in a billiard, aftor reaching tho I'ato on January tho 18th. Tho news baa croatod a great sen sation. LATER. .* Captain Scott, Bowors, Evans, and WIN- * son, diodonMarth 10th. Tlio rest of tho party succumbed lator. Tlio 'lorra Nova arrtveu at umoru, , n from tho Autnrtic early this morning. M Two men situpos^d to' bo Captain Soott Hj and an ofllcor landod from th) vc-s-l and . H boarded a train at Chrifttchurclj. H All righte for tho first nows bare boon ? apocially acqtiirod by an English firm. H
Mayor Spencer. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Courier — 14 February 1913
Mayor 8pencer. We take this opportunity of ..heart* ily congratulating Aldermau Spencer upon being again cxaltod to the | position of Mayor. This is tho third j tiiue iu succession, aud is a record to | be proud of. Duriug Mayor Spen j cer's term of otlico mauy useful im provements have beeu effected, tho asphalting of our footpaths aud tho installation of a street watering - sys tem -beiug tho chief improvements. Ab -wo -stated iu our last issne, wo gavo every credit ' to the present .council aud its officers for the work they have undertakou, rccoguising that it was uot tho fault of tlio pro 1 sent body of aldermeu that tho town , of Xarrabri.wos iu u backward posi- j tiou ns compared with very many I youuger towns in tho North-West, j who arc also up against cxactly tho | same conditions as appertain to Nar rabri. Wo wish for Muyur Spbucer a most succcssful municipal year — a year that'wiil go down m history as | a record to look back upon. i You will bosuro to got what you want ...
The Coming Show. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Courier — 14 February 1913
The Oomins: Show* Eveutuates on 10th Uth aud 12th j March. One of the features is to bo j n big exhibit of work dono by tho i students of tho District School. Wo' also understand Mr. Harry Logan is going to put in au exhibit of fur uiture to show what cau bo mnnu» factored locally. Wo havo other in dustries iu our midst, such as soap works, butter factory, wool scour, timber mills; blacksmiths, flour mil lers, etc., all of whom could assist by inakiug displays, which would bo educational as well as afford the exhibitors u good opportunity . for showiug the sceptical tho rosources of our district. ^ ;
The Liberal Party's Programme. [V.] (Section 5.) RAILWAY AND DECENTRALISATION. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Courier — 14 February 1913
life '?Lffitral Party's - Progpamme, ? (Contributed 'Article.) /- ..y] .. ? (Section 5.) ' It AIL WAY ^ r AN D'DJKCENTUAIj-' ISATION. vllic railway Bytslem of N.S-W i unc yf tho biggest nud best assets of the btute. Thoy aro the artoriea and voins of tho Stato'a commercial life Thcip proper construction and main tenance are important to tho develop ment of tho resources of tho country. All money. judiciously spent on rail way construction jis a wise invest ment.. ,.It is u question whotlior rail ways should not precede instead* of following Hottleiuent. It ia also a question whether tho State can build railways fast eriuugh to ovorlako the need of tho community and tho de mand for opoiiing now tracts of country.^ As long as tho Stato exists thero will always bo a demand for additional ^ railway facility. This demand will increase with population and development of closor settlement. Along with every progressive rail way policy thoro must go hand in baud a truo 'decentralisation poli...
Election of Mayor. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Courier — 14 February 1913
Election of Mayor. Last night a special mooting of our Civic fathers was held iu tho Council Chambers for the purpose of electing a Mayor for tho ensuing lli mouths. Aid. Speuccr occnpicd the chair, and thero wero present Aldermen Hnl bert, Mackeuzio, Bartou, Wyatt, Grace, Faulkner, tho Town Clork, nud several visitors. On tho nomi nation of Aid. Grace aud Wyatt, Aid. Spencer was elected unopposed Mayor for the third tirno iu sncces sion, aud after returning thauks the Muyor invited thoso present to cross over the road and partake of liquid refreshments, when tho health of the Mayor, the Municipality aud tho Press were enthusiastically drunk aud honored. A full report, together with u resume of the work carried out during the past Municipal year, will appear iu our uext publication.
RAILWAY. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Courier — 14 February 1913
RA11AVAY. * . #:l..incieasiug- facilities fori jiijlwiiy transit \)y.moaim of?— (a) j K. p.ic.t- tion. (b) Oroas-country Hues, (c) Ueceutraliaatfpii., :(d)_ Readjustment . of freights and i fares with a view of cheaponiug .long distance .carriage ' and travellihg.' 2' Pafisengcrs travelling 100 miles or over 1 by rail way to bo allowed to break their journoy cu route cither , . -ij way. :1. Tho Commissioners to deal ' - moro geuerously with tho require uiouts of the travelling nud trading public. ' ? -v ?I. I'ermununt coiumiiuicatiuii by rail between Sydney aud North.Syd- :r'\ »°y. : . ? . .;vi . 5/ Extension of tho railway m-teni ? ? ; into tho city and thcucu to tho Iv.iht* em suburbs. ' . (i. ? Loworiug as fur as possiblo the rates on goods gonerally commuied 'J with aviow to reducing- the cost of . living. ; ? ' \\'*S 7. Afforiling special railway faeili- -#'7- 'ties to tho'eliildrou in tlio 'interior of tho Stuto to visiL tho seaside, aud v '}, childrou in tho city to j?i«it th...
Cricket Misunderstanding. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Courier — 14 February 1913
Orlckct Misunderstanding. During tho week wo received a visit from a representative of tho Tarriaro cricket team, who met West Narrabri last Saturday. It is con teudod that the version of tho mntch giveu out by our correspondent is not correct, and nn opportunity was asked for to refuto tho cbargcs con tained iu tho report. This request wo aro very pleased to accede to; as the colnmns of this journal are open to auyono to ventilate their public grievances. All cricket oyes will uow be turned ou Tarriaro.
Wedding. McKAY—COUGHLIN. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Courier — 14 February 1913
Wedding. McKAY — COUG11MX. ' ; An early morning wctldiug was celebrated at St. Hnry'a Cathedral, Armidale, 011 Monday, 27th January, . ; at 0 a.m. Tho coutractiug 'jmrlies were Miss Cissio Coughlin (ilrtl daughter of 3Ir. P. Coughlin, Armt dalo), tho young lady who recently tourod tho North-West with a concert party, and Walter MoKay (second sou of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. McKay (liar wood Island, Clarence River.) His Lordship, tho Bishop of Armidalo I (Dr. P. J. O'Connor), assisted by thu I Very Rov. Dean Tobin, united thu - happy -couplo in tho presence of a full cougregation. Tho brido looked very nice in a sand, colored silk cos-, tume, with hat and shoes to match. Sho was given away by- her father. Miss Vonnic and Helen Coughlin (sisters of tho brido), wore tho bridesmaids, aud Messrs. M. J. Phil lips and S. Mason acted as best man. A Nuptial Mass was subsequently celebrated, in the courso of which the choir rendered St. Cecilia s Mass. and Miss Cissio Adkitis sang at tho ?/' 1 offer...
Debating Society. [Newspaper Article] — The North Western Courier — 14 February 1913
Debating Society. -r'A inTJeting of tho Narrabri bchool of ^VptsLitoraryaud Debating Socioty was. hold . on Wednesday ;ovening. Present 'j.tMossrs.' P.;:;'AV JrcAlistbr,^ ; (ohair), i'orsytho, Warden. ^Taddou. . ? -.? Smithj Kay-Cooper, Madgwick; Wil- .-r son, McGrath aud McClelland, see. - pro tem. , ... , Tho . Secretary . intimated ho had ^ ? r called a, jiieetiug together to.,, see ' - v'i i;V whether ' tho Socioty would bo con* ? . . -j tiuued this year or wound up. Lhovo wero funds at their disposal, and J10 thought , that if a dozon people wero induced to join, it would bo ndvisablo . to go ahead. . Ho moved that a moot- r- fug of tho Narrabri School of Arts » . Debating Socioty be hold durin? tho ?' ' v first week of April. This was seconded by Mi Midj, wick. A deal of discussion as to : whether tho Society would admit .*, nouMnenibors of tho School of Arts to' ? ? '^v' join or not, and as to how tlio credit - - balauco would bo disposed of. trau- . spired. . «., ? -1 It was...