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That Branch Line. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 15 April 1898
That Branch; Lin©. A Bulbodney correspondent writes : At a meeting of the settlers of Bul bodney, on 9th April, it was decided to again urge the Government to con struct a light line of railway from Bogan Gate via Trundle and Bullock Greek to Bulbodney Greek. As the portion of the line from Bogan Gate to Bullock Creek has been guaranteed against loss by the residents of those districts it was decided to offer to guarantee the portion from Bullock Greek to Bulbodney Greek against loss also. A petition to this effect was drawn up for presentation to the Min ister for Works. As there are large areas under cultivation in these dis tricts, and a considerable amount is being added yearly, the line would be a paying one from the start.
SECOND DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 15 April 1898
SECOND DAY. Another falling*off in the atten dance, as compared with last year, was to he chrooicied on the second day. The ranks of the hookmaking fraternifcv were! augmented by the arrival of about half-a-dozen well-known pencil led, by the morning train, from Sidney, The first Face brought about a protest against the winner for crossing. The committee indulged in an exhaustive inquiry, and, we think, very properly dismissed the protest. There is no questioning the fact that Kingsley was done at the straight entrance an&lt;* ^ »8 hard to see how he wbs in any way interfered with. Certainly the weight of evidence was in Myee'd favor. The Coradgery Handicap was uneventful, if we cxcept the remarkable way the field opened out at the bend, and allowed Victorine to Creep up in the inside, the event of the meeting wao, of course, the Parkes Cup, for which the whole ten that figured on the card faced the music. It was generally regarded as a match between Sam, Nevertire, Ailie an...
The Parkes Races. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 15 April 1898
? 2£tran, Mr ,11. V. Foy; ^fiGsidenVMr H. H. B&lcpmbe; Committee : Drs. Jdhrcaa, Boas :-%4«,ti,.-'M(3Q3ro - A, .8, .'.BLvc^rrt o, T, R. Cletwer, S. E. C!cu3; G. •Lstckey, ~W. A. iowiag, W. M. Nash, Wo Todd, D. Toohey, S» L. ; 'West, P. 0. Weston. Stewards 5 Meooro A.'SI.'IF. Bollinger, 0. EL Burcher, J. Dormellan, H. Gor* :HuttOB.,:;D6 McMillan, J. • ^vFfitoa, B. Pepper, fit. B. Pul -¥erf 'F. Toy, J.-L. Whit-mill, W. "&lt;&•. Woods* .Officers-: Treamatfer A .W J&azacotfc, Starter P 0 Weston, Eandicapper Mr $ Strickland, Judge Mr "W Allow ing, Clerk of the Scales Mr E j; Armstrong, Timekeeper Mr A G F Bollinger, Clerk of the Cou^b© B A Hejaghty, and Secretary, . Mr-H S Harwood.' Eicellenfe weather favored the: Perkes Joekejr Club For its annual.; rocmg carnival, 'tvhidh chimed alien tion on Monday ;en'd T'&'e&dav. The ; only drawback -perfrapo was the dust, wki0h ;>©h'02f@:'CSEttftist'de the $&ddO'c!i and ' tjlioee who went t...
THE Western Champion AND PARKES AND FORBES REPRESENTATIVE FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 1898. Editorial Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 15 April 1898
THE AHD PARKES AND FORBES REPRESEHTATIVL FBIBAY, APRIL 15, 1898. " To federate or not to federate'* is put as the question to be decided by the electors. But it ia not exactly an accurate statement of the case. The real question is " Shall we close with the offer that is now made to us, or shall we stand out for more equitable terms Those whose ambition and personal feelings are deeply concerned in bringing the Convention to a successful issue will Bay : " Close with the present offer.'' It may be that on careful examination the electors will take their advice. But the question must be decided on its own merits, and not upon the "ipse dixit" of the delegates, who are too obviously biassed in faymir of their own offspring to render them altogether reliable ao guides. Then the young and the ardent, if they are in favour of federating at all, will GBy : rt Federate at once." They are naturally impatient of delay, and still more impatient of anything that seems like haggling or bargaini...
Tenders. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 15 April 1898
Tenders. For the erection of post and tele graph office at Peak Hill, eight tenders were opened on Tuesday. The lowest was that of Wooden and Frost, at £1010. The following tender has been accepted for Government road work :—Qrafcge via Boree to Forbes, A. Biggs, Forbes, £238.
The Races. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 15 April 1898
The Races. Although a drop of nearly £80 had to be chronicled this year in connection with the sale of privileges, P.J,0 , this amount was fully made up by the extra amount of nomination and ac ceptance money received. The late race'meeting, we are pleased to hear, has in consequence proved a financial success,
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 15 April 1898
In Memoriam. CLUCAS. — In Loving Memory of our dear Father, John Clucas : aged 66. Darling Father, how we miss thee, None but loving hearts can tell ; Earth has lost thee, Heaven has gained thee, Darling Father, fare thee well. &nbsp; [Inserted by his loving wife and children.] &nbsp;
MOUNT HOPE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 15 April 1898
MOUNT HOPE. The Mount Allen gold mine has little or nothing to remind a person of its former prosperity. The town itself seems entirely abandoned, there being only a few habitations occupied. However, in the immediate neighbour- hood there are a few energetic miners &nbsp; prospecting for payable reefs. One &nbsp; party (Messrs Turner and Co.) have &nbsp; pegged out what seems to be a lode or outcrop of rich copper ore. Specimens brought into town were that rich that a few leading people in the district have taken up shares, and are determined to give the place a fair trial. "If successful, Mount Hope will be the centre of the richest mines in the west. Tullias Look-out is still showing gold freely, but a want of means prevents the proper develop ment ol this property. In the im mediate neighbourhood of the claim several rich specimens of gold bearing stone have been discovered, proving beyond the shadow of a doubt that &nbsp; the precious metal aboun...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 22 April 1898
Near Bushman's Dam.) -! TT -□-a •ID '13 !ua (Late Mt Fifield), saopasasQa. The Best Quality Bricks turned out in Parkes A SPECIALITY. SAABS'., CASHES. DESIRES to notify to the residents of Parkes and surrounding dis tricts, that he is still to be found at his old establishment at the above address and hopes by strict attention to busi ness, combined with cleanliness and civility to continue to secure a fair share of public patronage. No effort will be spared on his part to retain the goodwill and support accorded him in past years. But BesfcnQaalifcy ©£ §e§£ Euttea fespt» Families waited upon, and orders elivered in all carts of the town. ?jB i I^To the Fbonx Again i Owing to the increasing demands for their Cultivators And all other Agricultural Imple ments they have decided to KBDUC® TH®K«I0BS Lower than last year's quotation Prices and all information can be od » tained on application to C. & M. FISHER, Local Agents. J(0>tain IPe SOLICITOR, &c., (D (X2> TBI ...
A Peculiar Case. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 22 April 1898
A Peculiar Case. A Forbes correspondent writes :--An incident occurred locally during the week, in which the Forbes Jockey Club figured prominently, and which has caused a deal of talk locally. A well-known resident and horse-owner was charged by the Club with remov ing certain obstacles, placed on the course proper, and training on it against the Club's orders. An inquiry was held and the horse-owner had also to face a charge of abusing the secretary. It was decided to inflict a fine and also recommend his disqualification for twelve months, On the first race-day it was discovered the alleged trans gressor had entered the eadctling-pad dock enclosure, from which he declined to depart on being requested, maintain ing after procuring a ticket he was justified in entering the paddock and stand, The police were asked to remove him bu&lt;" refused to interofere. He was then given iuto custody and locked up, being released soon after on bail. All the elements of a pretty little q...
GROWN LAND SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 22 April 1898
•A aale of Crown Land as under will take place at the Parkes Land Office on Tuesday, 21st June nest Lot 1 of section 11 containing 1 rood, m tbe town of Parkes, fronting Church and Currajong streets, and adjoining T. Purceil'a allotment % on the north-west, Being the Council Chamber site; upset price (including £1029 15s for improvements) &lt;£1055. Lot 11 of section 33 containing. 1 rood, joining Short and Caledonia streete, and north-east of allotment 12; upset price (including ^111 10a for improvements) £L61 10s. Portion 297, containing 2 acres, about 7 miles south-westerly of Parkee, and 1 mile westerly Of Tich bournp railway platform9 fronting the right band of Billabong or Goobang Creek, and easterly of G. Spicer's portion 101; upset price (including £57 for improvements .-€67.) There are at present sixteen cases of typhoid in the Albury Hospital. The profits on the transactions of the Australian Mortgage Laud and Finance Company for the past year were £42,649. At a me...
The Weather. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 22 April 1898
The Weather. With the prolonged spell of dry weather and the n^ar approach of winter the outlook for those on the land becomes serious. On Sunday rain threatened and a very light shower fell, hardly sufficient however to wet a pocket handkerchief. Unloss a copious fall occurs before many weeks have passed over a very trying winter will be experienced.
An Underserved Sentence. INDIGNATION FREELY EXPRESSED. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 22 April 1898
INDIGNATION FREELY EXPRESSED; Justice, tempered with mercy s has often been meted out to those least deserving any consideration. There are those, too, who on the other hand have undergone heavy and undeserved sentences, their only solace being in the knowledge that they possess tiie sympathy of their friends, who, whilst giving free expression to their indig nation, are powerless to assist them. Whether Mrs* Boyes, now reoiding at 162 Dowling-streefc, Sydney, merited the 15 years' torture she has just completed, we will leave an un biased public to say. Certain it is that but foe Dr. Williams' Pink Fills for Pale People her sufferings would have been more prolonged. i( For fifteen years I suffered from indigestion," said Mrs. Boyes to a re porter Irom the " Leichhardt Stan dard," and continued she, " a long weary time to. be ill, and I might have been suffering still if I had not the good fortune to drop on a paragraph in the papers describing a cure by Dr. ' Williams' Pink Pills f...
THE Western Champion AND PARKES AND FORBES REPRESENTATIVE. FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 1898. Edotorial Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 22 April 1898
THE AND PARKES AND F2RBES REPRESENTATIVE. FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 1898. ona One of the most welcome announce ments winch have greeted the people of New South VYaies for a long time past is that the English Government have introduced a Bill to modify the Vaccination Act in the direction of humanity and freedom. The Board of.Health of this colony has been endeavouring to induce the Govern ment to bring m a Bill to establish compulsory vaccination, and the sub ject, therefore, is one which possesses a very lively interest for every citizen. It is also pretty clear that it a Bill is introduced it will very largely be fashioned on the pattern of Imperial legislation, a consideration which adds funher interest to the latter. # * * The Bill which has been introduced into the House of Commons by Mr. Chaplin proposes to abolish repeated prosecutions; to extend the age within which a child must be vaccin ated from three months to one year ; to send the vaccinator to the home of the child instead of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 22 April 1898
The Committee of the 29th —ANNUAL— HAVE pleasure in informing their patrons in N.S.W, that the usual Art Union connected with the Druids' Gala will take place at the Hibernian, Hall, MELBOURNE, on 23rd April. As heretofore the n umber of prizes ia t$5, total value £1500, the value of IF'tosHs EPiQEiLa©, i§IL@0>£Bo Tickets, Is, or 11 for 10s, or 22 for £ 1 Pending the passing of the Art Union Ago (now before tho Legislative. Assembly), to which both the Hod. the Premier and the Leader of the Opposition have. promised their support, the Melbourne Committee deem it advisable to dispense with a (Syd ney Office o.r Agencies for the sale o Ticket^N.8.W. To enable our patrons for the past 28 years to still participata m the mild sensa tion afforded by the Art Unioa, and at the same time bo assist bur oharitaole Institu tions, has been decided to invite the members of the U.A.O. D. throughout the Colony and the public generally to sand for Tickets direct to the head office, as below. JAS...
RELIGIOUS MEMORANDA. SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 1898. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 22 April 1898
SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 1898. Church of England. Parkes 11 and 7.30 (Memorial Service) ; Bindogundra 2, Billabong 4—Rev F. G. Neild, R.D. Wesleyan Church. Parkes 11 and 7.30, Cook's Myalls 3—Rev C. Graham ; (Juerajong 2,30, Supply ; Kadina 3, Mr Alfred W"atts,; Peak Hill 7.30, Mr H. J. Fletcher. Presbyterian church, Bumll 11, Alecfcown. 3, Parkes 7 "30—Rev W. Fiulay-Brown.
The Roundabout. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 22 April 1898
Thua a well-known politician on Mr, Beid's attitude re Federation • , 'Mr. Beid,' he said, " came before the people of Hew South Wales, and said, ' Gentlemen, I am a physician,, I have consulted with a number of eminent phycicians, and we have drawn up thio prescription. You ask me if it would be good for you to take it. I reply, 'I do nob know.' You ask me if I know anyone else who tried it, and I reply, (I did know one man, and his wife was married a second time a few days afterwards.5 You ask me if I would advise you to take it. I say ' 1 do not know ! It may make you sick. It may paralyse you. But as to whether you should take it-*—well—I leave it to your con science. I intend to take at; myself because I helped to draw it up, although I don't like the look of it, and fear very much its effectB. As for you, all I can say, is, ' Try it.' A IClondyke correspondent says : —Do not put me down for a liar when I tell you some funny tricks the cold plays upon you. When I started I took...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 22 April 1898
MOSSY TO LEND. MONEY TO LEXD on approved securities in sums of £-00 up wards, 5 pei' eout. to o per cent. Large emounts •£ per cent, to 5 per cent, Applv promptlr to EDWARD LEAVER k CO., Forbes. ROYAL HILL, PARKES. .'Monday and Taasda New Programme of the refined Drawing Room Entertainment Bawei & Hini Taimoa —Assisted by— Miss ELari Taimoa Entitled 66 h OF THE 93 )©J?JL© Novel and Beautiful Representation of NEW ZEALAND. Native ILife Castonaii^ Illustrated with TradaftnoBBg Pretty Native Songs SopergSntnolaa s and Music. Religions LOVELY SCENERY, LAUGHTER PflOYOKING- ANECDOTES NEW PICTURES. NEW SONGS. HUMOROUS AND PATHETIC STO RIB S. Front Ohairs 2s. Body of Hall Is. Doors open 7.30 ; commence at 8. A 'Lasting Rep Can be Gained Only by Selling .... the value of which is unquestionable, During the past 50 years we have built up an enormous trade in New South Wales and Queensland, by selling goods that we ourselves had every confidence in, and which have given entire satisfac...