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Editorial Notes. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
Editorial I^otes. In puisuaiice of the conditions of the act providing for the amalgamation cf the Pastures^ and Stock Protection Board, and the Rabbit Boal'd, an elec tion will shortly take place to add to the numerical strength of those already appointed under tho Rabbit Act, by two. The Board thus constituted will necessarily hold a position of increased responsibility, arid a position that will have a very important bearing on the Fanning and Pastoral portions of the community. Not only will the mem bers be called upon to see to the ad ministration of the Rabbit Act, but they will of course, transact the busi ness hitherto done by the P. and S.P. Board. It will be readily seen, there fore, that it is encUmbent on those interested to select Bibn who arc thor oughly reliable, and at.tlie same time who have a practical knowledge of all matters appertaining to Stock and Agriculture. This latter ia obviously essential to the ?proper working and administration of the Act. The matter o...
TOMINGLEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
TOMINGLEY. Mr. A. J. Moy, whose business pre mises at Tomingley, were recently destroyed by fire, hns erected in their stoad, what is for the township and district a mammouth manufactory. The building is 70 feet long and com prises three departments — Blacksmith, Wheelwright, and Fiiii-shing. All work' in the Blacksmith and Cbach buildiug line is undertaken, every thing in tho latter being made up by hand from the rough timberi Only skilled labor is employed, and as Mr, Moy has a most comprehensive plant for the turning out of up-to-date vehicles of all descriptions, he should secure a fair share of patronage.
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
Local and O-eneral. Mr. John Campey, son and heir — Congratulations i The Farmers' and Settlers' Associa tion meet to-morrow. ? The Canowiudra^sWw/ is 46 be held; on the lltli. arid i^drjirofe); ?i^;*»f Whirlwinds have Tbeeii 'extremely prevalent iii the townof lifte. Hitherto they have beeri a: sigri of dry weather. Mr. E. A. L, Sharpe for many years Police Magistrate in the Forbes Dis trict iias been trausrerred to Maiuaud. Mr. John Bakes, also Mr. T. D. Osley have been asked by the local Member to collect the names of men anxious for employment on the Bogan Gate — Bulboduey Railway. Tho Flying Foxes are doing consid erable harm in riiauy of the fruit grow ing centres throughout the State. Mr. Jacob Matthews Jias secured, as an Annual Lease, tile Kailway Reserve in proximity to the. Goverhriient Tank. Mr. Crick'siiame is freely mentioned as' a likely successor to Mr. Wise; f for the AttomeyQteseralsliip Mr. Hutchinson, Manager of the Commercial Bank at Nariomine, has been transfer...
RECENT MISUNDERSTANDING. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
?RECENT' MISUNDERSTANDING. We learn that the tributors are highly pleased at the manner in which they have been treated by Mr. Hobk iug, Manager of tho Myalls Unitsfl Q. if. Co. ? It speaks . volumes for the business acumen of this gentleman, and at the same time bears ample evi dence of his kindly and generous spirit in endeavouring in every possible way to meet the men, consistent with equity and justice*
They Say. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
f hey Say, TJuit the gift for ijresenitation io Constable Wynne is an extremely lumdsorue one, and should bo appreoi ted liy the recipient. That the said presentation is noyr on view in Mi-. C. F. -Stephens' window. That siiice the advent of the now Alderman the Council meetings cite being largely attended by the outside , public. '* That iho recent election of Comniit tco for the P. A. & K. Association has been declared invalid-. That Ballot Papers for afreshelec1 tioii iinve been sent out. Thnt the 'Hospital Act.' is a verit: able 'Thorn in the side' of the P. A. & IT. Society. ? ? That the foev. Oldiiam is the great champion of the said Act. That even though ho enthusiastic) this gentleman is not conversant with nil its measures; .i ' Thai ft most .enjoyable Limplight Entertainment wns given in the Wes Jeyan Church on Monday last. That.Tomingloy can now boast of a first-class coach building establishment; That Mr. ikoy is to be congratulated for his enterprise in ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
Massey-Harris Bicycles. Masses-Harris Bicycles. 'The best Wheel ' I Best in construction. I Best in ease of running. I Best in strength of frame. Massey-Harris Bicycles. I Best in hill- climbing- I Best in speed. I Best in honest value. , I We Jioid all Speed J&ecordsyboih '-Amateur* I and -Professional* I Canada Cycle & Motor t)b., JLiihited, I 357 George-st., Sydney. I toeal Agent, A. W. Taylor & Co., Peak Hill. I i ~~ WISHES to notify the Public of Peak Hill nnd Surrounding T)iBtrict that he is carryi : on the'abovo -well-known -Hostlery, and hopes to merit a fair Bhare'of public patronage. I Best Brands of Wines, Ales, and Spirits. — — — ? — ? * G0T° JAMES FREEMAN'S Club House Hotel, Opposite T, Hand's Store, PEAK Hilt, If you require a nice cold drink of Beer, 'Wine, Spirits* '-% any light beverages.' I f you require a Veil kept Hotel for your 'Wife and ' Family. If you are looking for 'sffirst-class Diniiig TabJe, or I Hyou want your horse fed and cared...
McPHAIL. PROGRESS COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
McPEtAlX. PBOGRESS COMMITTEE. A meeting of tho above was held at the Association Rooms on Wednesday the 10th inst, Mr. J. Tattersall occu pied the ohair. After preliminaries had been gone through, the matter of caretaker for the Grtn eminent Tank was brought up for discussion. Mr. J. .foiglaiso moved tuat me Secretary be instructed to write to the Department concerning this. He said that at the present time there wi'tj some 7 feet of water in the tank, and it seemed a pity that residents should bo compelled to drive their stock two miles diray for water. Mr. E. Dawson seconded the motion; He considered a caretaker should be appointed, or otherwise the Progress Committee gazetted as Trustees They ?could then -supply the water to travel ling stock &c., asthey saw fit, Mr. Dunshea supported the motion. He thought it necessary that either a Caretaker or Trustees bo appointed-. If the latter were appointed, the mem bers of the committee were undoubtedly the proper persons to be a...
LATEST TELEGRAMS [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
LATESTTELEGEAMS - |T3y Wi'ee.] ?.-'. Tie Opening, of the Imperial PaAia toient, by the King, vras a splendid jiageant. The Pretoria Hollanders declare that trouble is brewing between Russia and Britain, which will give them «n opportunity to rebel. Kruger denies ever having offered ijermany over pro tectorate, or lhat Bisinark refused. Two men were found in the Domain yesterday, m a starving condition, une 'has since died Splendid rains' have'fallen in many parts of 'the country, particularly in the Southern district*. The distribution of Seed Wheat cornuiences next week. It is proposed to grant to distressed farmers 2s 6d worth fodder for every acre under .crop* Owing to the continuance of typhoid ttt Goonamble, sheep stalls at Show Ground nre being used as Hospital ?Wards. The Nurses are sleeping in the horse stalls. The governor opened the Consump tion Hospital, at Wentwbrth Falls .yesterday.
Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
JIimicrDal CoiinciL .The usttal pioethig of the above was held at the Council Chambers ^on 'Wed- nesday evening last the. 18th insti ' There were proseriti Hm Worship the Mayor, Aid. Gibson (in the chnir), Aldermen Handi Davey, Oxley. Ken nedy, Swain and ihe Council Clerks Mr. W. B; Wynne. : : Minutes duly confirmed. - . ' Correspondence. ?? ?' ??? ? Prom AH. pxley, complaining jthaV during1 business liours on Friday, 12th inst., end the lax manner in'whicli the Council Clerk -carried out his duties. The if ayor stated that . the Council Clerk liad made npplicati6n to' him for leave on the 12th inst.; which leave lie had granted, ,-.??? Aid. Oxley said that, he based his complaint upon By Law 13 which dis tinctly set forth/'that the office hours should be from 10. a.m. to 3. p:m. . It frequently occurted that' tlie Council Clerk was away,in fact a person could go to the Chambers anytime almost during the day, and would find the door shut. He considered it was a. lax manner, indeed, ...
MINGELO RELIEF WORKS. (To the Editor Peak Hill Express.) [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
; MINC&IXS ( EEIJEF VrOR-Kf?. mt&tlieisM^rif&iknLUErprest.! fr^ir,^xpjoiMmifo to make a few ^emarKSifeanswer ^fco a letter written 'by-edmo'persj&ri.signing hiaisolf B.H., which appeared in ?youi1 journal of tho 6tb, professing to answer t\vo letters^ x-no written by '' Gumloaves ' and one by myself . '-Gumleaves' contended that Mr. Jacob Matthews took an liri diguiEed positiori in acsepting tho oyerseorship of the unemployed -to be engaged at work-in sinking a tank at Mingelo, 1, on the othei1 hand, con tended that Mr. Matthews took a dig nified position in doing so. NbwB.H. contends that we were both ria-ht. and that Mr. Matthews, at any rate, was quite within his rights in accejTting : the position, as dignity is simply a ? matter of taste. Now I 'contend that ? there is no such thing as-' both being j right. Mr. Matthews either lessened J his trustwol'thiness- or -dignity by ac cepting the billet or. he did not, what ever B.H. Jflay think to the c...
Limelight Entertainment. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
Limelight Entertain ment. A Limelight - Entertainment was ;giyeivs ^in , . .^3rf^V«|leyaTi_ ;:^hurcli f ;oii Monday everimg^Mst, iiy/ilig 5JJe%'^3i; Lane,; of Parkes. . The -OhUrclP. was well filled, arid the various slides were' greatly appreciated. Mr. Hewitt gave, several readings which were illustrated by the aid of the Magic Lantorni Everyone appear ed well pleased ' with tho night's amusement.
Coffee Supper. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
Coffee Supper. A Coffee Supper under the auspices of tho Salvation Army, was hold in Matthews' Hall on Wednesday even ing last. Mrs. Staff Captain Ross, wife -of the District Superintendent, was in attendaucci She gave an in teresting address, which was greatly appreciated by those present. The refreshments provided were excellent, and the largo axidience did full justice to the many good things provided.
Agatha Webb. THE PURPLE ORCHID. CHAPTER XVI. LOCAL TALENT AT WORK. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
Agatha Webb. THE PURPLE OECHID. chapter xvi. XOC.il, TALENT AT VTO^lt, Sweetwater listened with open eyes and confused bearing1, only controlling fciineolf wheh; in's eyes by chance fell -upon the quiet figuvo of tlio detective,* nowinoving softly to and fro through the; moon. ',But why murder when he could liave had his loaf for the asking ?' re inbhstratctl .Swoetwater. 'Agatha 5, weDD would nave gone witnout a ff meal any tirao to feed a -wandering |: j trolftp ; how much more to supply the ifi necessities of two of her oldest nud I'.-' tlenrost friends !' j?'_ , 'Ycb,' renmrkod Fenton, 'hut you gl forget or perhaps never knew that the i\ master passion of these men was pride. if. James Zabel ask for bread ! I can }L niiich sooner imagine him stealing 'it ; I* ' ye&, or striking a blow for it, eo that (;? , the blow shut for ever tli3 eyos that £. saw him do it.' ?'' ? 'You don't believe your, own words, i'(' Mr. Fenton. How can you ?' Sweet ?., water's hand was on the be...
Dubbo Land Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
Dubbo Land Board. Froin Dubbo bispahli. James Hunter, h.r., Parish Qun dong, county Narromine, application for suspension of Residence condition, for six months — granted. . G. Woods, d.s., parish Gundong, county NaiTomine, application for sus pension of 1'esiclenco for six months — granted. W. H. Parr, Homo Grant, parish Bulgandramine, county Narromine, application 6ix months exemption. Referred to Board. James liuu, A.c.r., 5W acres, parish Goalbaggie, county Liucoln,-^siirvoy directed. James-Hull, c.r.., 1,500 acres same county and parisli — survey directed. P. J. Wilson, n.s,, parish. Mingeloj county Narromine, application for per mission to cease residence .on m.s. for two months — granted. ? Jacob Matthews,, application for Annual Lease, parish. Jtingelo, .county Narromine, 30 acres, — granted. Rent £1. . . ElfQUIEY AS TO ISSUE OF JLS. CERTIFI- ? CATE. Angus Robertson, certificate to issue on conditions. ?..?'?? APPLICATION FOE ASKUXL LEA6fc. Polish Mingelo, County Narromine, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
/YOU,, ^| « SQUANDER f i'MONEY I 5 % in buying substitutes or h 5 t imitations which' may be X' y ? thrust upon you iii an $ 3 f unguarded moment by ?. , 7 C~Hishonest tradesmen* V | I FOR |i $ eXAMPLE I I** You might save a tew iK } ( pence in the deal, but A S£ you Would lose ihe entire yl y/ benefit which would & W follow the use of a bottle y} W of Wolfe's Schnapps. W I UNLESS . § I YOU CAN I i^f obtain t'.ie real article you ft\ ^ want it would be wiser to (ft\ \$f save your money and not ifft ;jij take any at all. $ Post Office Hotel, BAXIC-STi, MOLOXG; Fred. Bradford, PROPEIETOtt. HAVING leased tlie above old .and popu liir Hotel, lately carried on by Mrs. J; Flynn, it Trill bo my endeavour to make it one of the most comfo.table and up-to-dato Hos(ohie3 in tlie West. T^hc premises have undergone n thorough repair1, and patrons will find that their 1:0m forf is a first consideration; Speaial attention is given to tho eclovtioii of liquors, aud the very ]Jeat liraiids o...
Mining. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 February 1903
Mining. ?The Syndicate formed at McPixail to prosj)eot the Barrabndeen reef is a strong one. Throe of Peak Hill's pro minent mining speculators, are con cerned in the venture. Work is being rapidly pushed forward. ? It is intended to carry the 'shaft, at present being sunk to a depth of 200 feet. The locality in which ojierations are being ^carried on, has. always been looked upon as a promising ouo, and it is to be hoped that the syndicate will meet with that success it undotibtedlymerits. Several local men are also engaged prospecting in the vicinity, Oxley and Party have driven about 40 feet. Tho wash continues to im prove as work progress. Some heavy boulders have been met with which are looked upon by tho men as a good sign, Mr. Cashman, one of tho party informs us that he observed a S2-cck in the face for tho first time ou Wednesday last. AVo were shown a number of prospects, ' obtained by aid of the dish, which gives promise of the opening up of a fair show. Several claims ha...