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Hospital Committee. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 13 February 1903
Hospital Committee. Tho adjourned meeting of ihe above wae held at^the Council Chambers on Tuesday evening hist. There were present Messrs. H. N. Gibson (in the chair), Bavey, Campey, Fitzgerald, Schmidt, Rev. Oldham, Miles, and the Secretary Mr. W. B. Wynne. .. Thfi filfifition -if nffifiPVH urns first nrn ceeded with. ' Mr. Cainpey moved that Mr. Gibson , be re-elected to the position. He said that nobody knew how much Mr. Gibson had done for the welfare of the Institution, and felt jure he was best fitted to occupy the position, Mr. Fitzgerald S3condcd the motion which was carried unanimously. Mr. Gibson in tendering his thanks stated that he had upon all occasions endeavoured to do his best for the Hospital, and discharge the high duties of the office in a thorough man ner. He felt gratified that his exer tions had met with tho approval of the Committee. Vice President : Rev. Oldham elec ted. . Treasurer : Rev. Oldham moved that Mr. Oampey be appointed Treasurer. This position,h...
Municipal Election. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 13 February 1903
Municipal Election. The above toot place at the Council ?Chambers on Saturday last Aid. Hand acted as Heturaing Officer, while the-)puucaClert,— Mr.W, B; Wynne, did duty as the Poll Olerk. There. iwerejBaven Candidates viz;— Messrs. Bates, Freeman, Jeskson, Hand, Mat thews, Oxley, and King, submitted to ?the Poll. A. good deal of interest wftB -evidenced, in the affair locally. At about 6 p.m., -the result 'was mode ? Imnnrn sn JViDnWK *— — Oirlfltr Sfi -7?.iticr '27, Matthews 24, Bakes 24, Jackson _22, Freejnan 1 1, Hand 7. The official declaration took place on the following Monday,, at which the returning officer gave his casting vote .in the casoof Messrs'. Bakes and Mat ?thews, who had polled equally, to the latter^ In doing so, Ttfr. Hand stated 'that it was not'the pleasantest of duties he was called upon to perform. How ? civil **?}-' ' vuuiu uvv \».\f yvuDt »? *tju uuau give his vote to the gentleman whom he thought inost worthy of it, and' that was Mr. Jacob Matthews. He t...
Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 13 February 1903
Municipal Council. A special meeting of the above was held at the Council Chambers on Wed nesday evening last, for the purpoBe of appointing the Mayor. There were present His Worship the Mayor (Aid Matthews), Aldermen Davey, Litchfield, Gibson, Oxley, Kennedy,'Swain;and Hand. Before proceeding with the business, Mr. Gxley intimated that he had -not .signed the Declaration, and requested certain information from the Mayor. The chairman stated that as he had only just .received tho letter containmg the queries, he was not prepared, at that moment, to give an answer. Aid. Gibson on being appealed ;to said as this was a Special Meeting, no other matter than the appointment of Mayor could be,dealt with, Mr. Oxley contended that he had given 'notice before the meeting, and the matter should '.have appeared on the 'business paper. The Mayor to Mr. Oxley: ' Are you going to sign the Declaration ?' 'Mr. Oxley: 'No 2' The Returning Officer then read tho result of the Poll, and declared Messrs...
Police Court, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 6TH, 1903. (Before 13. A. L. Sharpe, Esq., P.M.) SMALL DEBTS COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 13 February 1903
Police Court, Fridat, February Cxh. 1903. .(Before jE. A. L. Sharpe, Esq., P.M.) SMALL DEBTS COURT. '? Bamber v. Crowhursh Amount 'Claimed £9 5s 2d. J. A. Bamber, on oath deposed, that Tie was a-Solicitor practising his pro fession at Narromine.^ defendant was :truly indebted :to Mm in the sum named for legal advice, &c, in connec tion with the cases set out in Bill of 'Costs ; had twice attended at the local ?Court, and in fact had made a reduced ?charge. To Defendant .: Came expressly fvnm 'NTo-rvnTniTin lmnn t-wn onnftRinnfi : did not advertise that I attended the , local Court ; told yau previously you ?were indebted to me in the sum of £4 4s, but had not then made up the .-costs ; you did not offer me the £4 .'4b ; would on that date most probably have _ ^accepted this amount; rendered a' signed -bill of costs the month Eucceed iang tho Court cases. A verdict for tho amount- claimed with 2s costs was given. [The Plaintiff stated that if '-the amount of £8 6s were paid i...
Mingelo Tank. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 13 February 1903
Mingelo Taik.' A.numKer of Aldermen journeyedto Mingelo on Wednesday afternoon last, ' for the purpose of inspecting the' tank at present being excavated at this township. -iHere they found every-! thing going with clock-like precision. There are eight drays employed on the job, and arrangements are -euch that every- dray has three fillers. ' 'By this' means the earth is removed from the tank at the rate of a load per. minuter After several of our enterprising 'Civic Fathers' had displayed, their skill with me piougn, an adjournment was maae to the friendly shade of an adjoining box tree, where refreshments, kindly supplied by Mrv Matthewa, were par taken of. Subsequent to the wants of the 'Inner man' being satisfied, Mr. Gibaon s^oke a few works on behalf of the visiting Aldermen, He said he had first of all to thank Mr.. Matthews for his kind hospitality. He was pleased to see that at last Mingelo -was- to hate an adequate water-supply. . The want of a tank . 'had been sincerely f...
Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 13 February 1903
Rifle Club. The usual monthly mopting of the Committee of the. above was held at Wormald'e Carrington Hotel on Mon day evening last. Present: — Messrs. C, F. Stephens (in the chair) McAskiil, Bailoy, Dav6y, Wbrmald, C. H. Stephens, Miles, and tho Hon. Sec, Mr. W. Gibson. It was decided on the motion of Mi*. Bailey that a silver shield be offered as atrophy, tor the next monthly Jtune Shooting, which should take place oh the last Wednesday of the month. Jt was also resolved that no nominat/on fee be charged, and that all members bs notified of the competition, fhe distance to be 50, 60, and 70yds. ' -Mesas. Sohmidt, Wormald, /and Sauejv: weref appointed as a '/feubr committee to endeavour to find ike old target. A iewcbde.of rules far the jjuidanoe of the dub, was thonread and adopted, after which the neeting terminated. // ' .. I
LATEST TELEGRAMS [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 13 February 1903
kA^STT^EGBAM ; -? i-nBy 'Wire/1 .r The Prussian .reserves have been ? . ordered to-be in readiness to join the-, regimente at a moment's notice. 'This- - Is Regarded as an .indication of early to'ubleli£ihe^alka.ns. ?''.'':.-'. ' : V It is reported that ihg '.forged hor&er-' edu in the Drofus case will shortly ba publicly exhibited. It is stated that it contains annotations in the Kaiser's handwriting. ;?' -. a. xuuu ujibu oi -piu^ue _utu- uttteu. place at Brisbane. TIio victim ie a Chinaman.' *' r , The Victorian Select Committep dix the Minister for Land's conduct, has acquitted him of obtaining- grazing licenses at ^inadequate returns, but states, by sub-letting he had failed to realise his true position as trustee of public lands. The Age commenting on the report says that the Minister has not only disgraced himself,;- but. tar nisiied the Jamo .of Victorian public 'life. .'.--.?. . ...;?''? The typhoid outbreak atOoonambla has assumed alarming proportions. Sixty-seven c...
P. A. and H. Association [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 13 February 1903
P. A. and H. Association A meeting which caused a great dea of discussion, and which was ultima tely ruled out of order by the Prosi - dent, as being illegal, took place on Saturday hist, Tliis . was the first gathering of those who had been elected Committee' of the above for the ensuing term. ; There were present : Messrs. Hum frey, Ray, Potts, Carmichael, Davey, Newbigging, Gibson, . Lampe, Nashe, Bridle, Jackson, Whitmill, Jones, and Haynes. : ?«? . ??? ? The President intimated that this meeting: had been convened, for the purpose of electing, office-bearers, &cy but as he had .received a .protest, from Mr.J. Hand as to, iliOi'leMlity1.;ef the should beiirst doaltwitW' TK^ei^r ' ? was thereupon read. ' ?. V ' ' -V^ '; Mr. -Gibson moved, sef ended by. Mr.: Carmichael, that the lewgr be received.. Mr, Bridle said it appeared- to him that tho meeting, had ^o decide as to' the legality or otherwise. rof the elec tion. He i felt that Mx. Hand ; was jus-, tified in entering t...
Biliousness Banished. BILE BEANS AGAIN IN EVIDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
Biliousness Banished. BILE BEANS AGAIN IN ETI /JJENC& That Bile Boans do uudoubtely cure .Biliousness in its most severe formf; is now a well prorod-faet throughout Australia. Many past sufferers owe their present freedom from that dis tressing complaint to tho medicinal properties of Bile Beans. Jits', as one illustration Mrs. Ellen Keating of LouisaviUe, Bolmore Jst:, .Lnmorej Sydney, says : — ' In my opiuioii your Bile Beans aro a splendid remedy for biliousness and ita attendant evift: I had been troubled with biliousness, with the symptoms of sjilitting head achesj that miserable; sickly feeling, with no taste nor relish for food, and was altogether out of sorts. I. had tried many so-called remedies to im prove my deplafnbi;} condition, but without avail. Subsequently, Bile Beans were recommended to me, and having taken a. couvse strictly in ac cordance with directions, I found thorn a perfect remedy for tho complaints from which I had suffered, and always strongly reco...
Important to Selectors. HOW TO SECURE SUSPENSION OF PAYMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
impoii^^^Selee^c^ how to. segMe' suspension Tlie following information isiftken torn the U.I;. Act of 1895, nndshculd prove interesting to selectors who nre suffering in consequence of the drought! — . Suspension of payment of instalments upon Conditional Purchases. Section 28. The holder o? a condi tional purchase may, in case of tempor ary inability to pay the instalments of purchase money tltereoiij as they fall due,- apply to the Minister in the pre scribed manner- that the condition of payment attaching thereto, may be suspended; and the Minister 'may, either with or without reference to the Local Land Board, upon the condition al purchaser paying the prescribed fee to cover expenses incunvd by the Crowu in consequence of the aforesaid application j suspend the said condition for one yenr under ojiy one-suspension: During the period of imy such sus pension, 'interest ou the balance of purchase niOncy, calculated at the rate of four per centum per annum, shall be added to the ba...
KADINA. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
KADIWA. (FabM Oue Own ConREsroxDENT:) Mr. Jas. Griminet started ploughing operations during tho week. Tho residents are agitating for the establishment of a full time school hero. The attendance would appear to justify it, ' in nddition to which the Harrey Park School is about to close, owing to a number of the residents having removed from that locality: The loss of Mi\ Fletcher is severely ?, ielt in this district; ^ The grass has practically all disap pearod, and unless rnin tails shortly serious consequences must result; Twenty points of rain wero registered here on Wednesday:
P. A. and H. Association [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
P.A. and H» Association A Special General Meeting of mem bers of tlia above was held at the Com mercial Hotel on Saturday last the I4th insti There was a large atten dance. The President— Mr. Humfrey, occu^ pied the chair, and briefly explained the reasons for calling the present gathering together, viz., to decide as to the legality or otherwise of the recent election for Committee. He had previously given his ruling that the election was invalid. At this stage a letter was read from Mn E. L. Jones apologising for' liis absence and stating that ho was not in favor of another Ballot ; also an apo' logy from Mr. Matthews for liis ab sencoi Mr. Carmichael moved that the rul ing of the President be upheld; Mr. McKeown seconded the motion. Mr. Whitmill was of opinion that no Other course could be pursued. Mr. Bridle wished to know if it would be constitutional, seeing that the rules stipulated 'the election must olrA nlnnft 1^ iinve nffov flm Tinininn tion, to hold another election. The...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
K — — — : — i '\T7'E have a fine variety now on SrQo, and its vV tho Best Boot the Season will see. ? Wo can soil them to you for 11ALF-A-GUINEA and we can : sell them to yon for A GUINEA. BUT WHATEVER THE PRISE, jAflKSOK'S PHOTS ARE ABSOLUTELY THE BEST VALUE AT THAT PRICE. They, are Dressy, Easy fitting', with enough room in the right place and not too much in the wrong. They aro Fail- Stitched and . Standard Screwed, and on their Wear wo place our deputation. Drapers, Metis' Mercers, PEAK HSLl. , . „, I.,.,,., ? in. .... f; W, 91. &M4on ^ ? $f Ho., Auctioneers, Land, Mining k i- Stock d Station Agents, £. PEAK HILL. ! NOTICE. PEAK HILL AND DISTFJCT HOSriT.il,. IT having boon found, tlmt. the practice of the promoters oi en tertaimnMils advertising lialf pjv; ; feeds to be devoted to Ihe funds : dI: the Hospital, arc in ninny cases, ._--? detrimental to 'the' ' lirir.nces of the (. ?'??' Institution, the Committee will 1 e plpnfwl if, in future, permission is first obtained...
Inquest. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
Inquest.; ' An enquiry touching .ihe origin iA a fire which destroyed the premises owned by.MivC. McDonald, and'known as ' Little-wood,' on the night of Fri day, 6th February, was conducted by the Coroner— Mr. H. N. Gibson, JiP., and a jury of twelve,' on Friday. last. ? Mr. Springall appeared, on behalf of the South British Eire Insurance Coy. - After the jury had been duly swonr iin adjournment Was made lo the scene of the fire. 'On resuming :— Sergeant Brnyhe, on oath, deposed : Frst received 'intimation of the lire on the Saturday morning from an em ployee of Mi-i McDonald's named John Elyard. In company with Constable Lamrock proceeded ,to ' Little-wood^' and made thorough examination* The house and kitchen had been totally destroyed, also a ehed -situated 125 feet away in a west north-westerly wing chaff ; also another shed situated 185 feet from the' previous one in a north-westerly direction ; in this -were the remains -of a Stripper and Win nower and the ironwork of a buggy...
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
Cricket. A meeting of the Committee of the Peak Hill Cricket Club, was hold at the Club llouso Hotel, on Tuesday last die 17th inst. . . .., It was decided to ask tho, McPhail Club to play the first Trophy fixture on tho local ground, also ihat in future important matches be played on week days. Tho resignation of -hh: Potts was considered, and it was resolved to ask this gentleman to reconsider his deci sion. . Mossrs. J. E. Gibson and Yeo wore appointed to the Committee, vice Messrs. Ilnynes and Kennedy who have left tho district. The meeting then terminated.
In the Twilight. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
In the Twilight. In the twiliglit WJten the stare are feebly shining, And tho lovers arms are twining, Waiting for the long for night. there are coals that have few embers, There are cults that hate no. members, Burning with a grow, and swelling With a smell there is no telling, Smelling, Yes- but burning bright Down in Hell's mo6t dark rebessesj SOiore tlio lying legion presses, . ; ?Clamoring to God for light, -
Sports. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
Sports. The iSub-ronimittee appointed to carry ont details in connection with a day's Sports, in aid of tho local Hos pital, met at the Council Chambers on' Monday evening last There were present:— Messrs. Cam-; pey (in the chair), Freeman, T. Frazei\ Schmidt, Bakes, Jactsou, Milos, . and the Secretary Mr. 'W. B. Wynne.v ? A programme was dralieu, and. it was resolved to approach tho -Com-, jnitloo of the St. Patrick's night Social, to ask it they, could see their vray to allow tho Hospital to have the evening on which t» hold a concert. It w«6 pointud out thai ne a rule spurts yield ded but n smnll revenue, tbo main iu o-ijiis hcing dv-iivaUi- iiom the euter tainw.rnt at iiight. CDe Peak pi express, FRIDAY, TEBKiDARY ^o; 1903.
Water Test. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
Water Test To test the purity of water pour a pint into a perfectly clean bottle, cork it securely, and allow it to stand five or six hours. Instantly on withdrawing the cork smell the1 contents ; if it has an unpleasant odor, no matter how faint, beware-. Another method is to nil a 4oz bottlo with water and di-op in a bit of alum the size of a coffee bean. Let it stand over night. You may judge of the purity of tho water by the sediment deposited at the bot Icni of the bottle in tho niori i ig. These simple testSj of course, do not detect all kinds of impurities.