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SECOND DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 22 April 1898
SECOND DAY. President's Handicap, of 25sove. (A welter handicap), with a bracelet value £15 15s added. Six fur lones. Miss McLean's Kingsley, 11*5 ... 1 Miss O'Louahlm's Ishmael, 10*8 ... 2 Miss E Wallace's Snorter, 10'8 3 There were twelve starters. Handicap Trot, of ISaovs. Two miles. J Field's Princess, 8secs ... , ... 1 Gilchrist & Mullampy's Globe. 18secs 2 A McGregor's G.B, ISsecs behind 3 Seven started. Time 5min 45&ee. # - Forbes J.C. Handicap, of 70sova. One mile, 1 furlong. A J Ponsonby's Little Benjamin 7*1 1 E Ingersole's Ailie, 8*11 ... ... 2 A A West's Sam, 9-7 ... ... 3 There were five starters. Time lmin 59 4-5 sec. Lachlan Handicap of 25bovb, Six furlongs. W J Bay's Princess Arena, 7'4 ... 1 M Lawler's Housewife, 74, ... 2 G Wallace's Snorter, 8-4 ... ... 3 Ten started. Time lmin 17 2«5 sec. Eulong Handicap, of SOaovs. Six furlongs, G Rose's Myee, 9-5 ... ... 1 J Roseberr.y's Lubra, 6-9 ... ... ' 2 L Vandenberg's Tecoma, 6 10 ... 3 Six started. Time ...
Parkes JocKey Club. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 22 April 1898
Park.es JocKey Club. A meeting of the committee of the above was held on Monday night for the purpose of dealing with accounts of the late race meeting. The secretary sub mitted a rough statement which showed a credit balance of £95 had accrued on the meeting, and £116 on the year's operations. It was decided to at once reduce the club's liabilities. We have been asked to request members to send in their subscriptions with as little delay as possible,
A Condobolin Complaint. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 22 April 1898
? A Condobolln Complaint. Complaints are being made that whilst dairymen outside the muuici* "pality are compelled to improve their premises in order to comply with th6 provisions of the Dairies Supervision Act, dairymen within the municipality are not interfered with, the business being run on the usual go-as-you-please principles.
Parkes Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 22 April 1898
Parkes Hospital. A special meeting of the committee was held on Friday evening, :for the •purpose of dealing with the appiica. tions received for vacant positions- on the staff. The matron of the Sydney Hospital wrote re qualifications of the two applicants for the position of matron. It was resolved in further dealing with the matter to invoke the opinions of the Board of Health. Two applications were received for the position of cook, One of these was selected, and it was'decided to engage her provided her references were satis factory. Mr. Bollinger was deputed to secure a suitable laundress at 10s per week; Apologies for absence were read from' Messrs Brennau and Seaborn, who were indisposed.
Mining Matters. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 22 April 1898
Mining Matters. At the JtJushman's, daring the week, ths contractors have sunk No.. 1 winze, 7Q0£t level, 4ft, making a total'795ft' from surface; reef lfb ; JSToi 2 ■winze sunk 2ft.—A winze is being sunk and stone raised at the Phoenix.—About ten claims at the rush are ori gold, but it would be hard to say just now' how many of them can be,-:classed as payable.—A trial crushing of 25 tons from the Koh^i-nor mine yielded a return of an ounce per ton. This was taken from a new make o£ stone, lately discovered in the western side of the shaft, and augurs well for the future prospects of the mine.—.Morri son and party, at the Quayle secured a return of 2oz 19dwt per ton for 19 tons just through (he Koh-i-nor battery.— A parcel of wash-dirt for Steen and party from the rush is being treated at the old battery. The lower battery is operating on some wash^dirfc for Mitchell and party, and thirty loads from Daroubalgie. Crowded out : Numerous items, which will appear next issue.. Rev. A C ...
Bumbury Items. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 22 April 1898
Bumbury Stems. Our correspondent writes -Dry weather still continues. This will throw our farmers behind with their ploughing, the ground being too hard to begin operations.—A public meeting was convened here, on Saturday ilast, for the purpose of nominating a gentle man to be appointed to the Commis sion of the Peace. The name of Mr. A. Hall was mentioned as. a fit and proper person to hold the position.— On Friday night a dance was held at the residence of Mr. H. Davis senr. Many friends from various- parts of the district accepted the invitation. Dancing was; kept up continuously until the small hours, with the excep tion of a short interval for supper, to which I think one and all did full justice. At peep o' day the guests departed for home after thanking their host and hostess for their generous hospitality,
Forbes Races. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 22 April 1898
The annual race-meefcirii" of the Forbes Jockey Club waa held on "I'uesday and Wedneaday last. The weather wbs fine, but the attendance moderate. The surprise of the meet ing was the win of Little Benjaoim (who started at 25 to 1) in the big event. Tfce reaulto are subjoined :— FIRST DAY. Opening Handicap, of 30aovs. Sis furlongs. M Lawler's Housewife 7.0 ... 1 W" J Day's Princess Arena 7*9 ... 2 Mrs W Baker's Fairlight 7.0 ... 3 Seven started. Time Imin 18|sec. Sires* Produce Stakes, ol 65bovs. Five furlongs. J Roseberry's Clydon 8 0 ... 1 M Lawler's Reve de Or, 8*0 ... 2 J D Rand's Eulong 8lo ... ... 3 A protest waa dismissed. Time Imin 5£sec. Town Plate, of 45bovb. One mile. G Rose's Myee, 9 0 ... .. 1 J Hackefct's Portland, 8 7 ... 2 Ll Sutton's Marvelleux, 8'l!2 ... 3 Nine started. Time Imin 45 2-5 sec. VlCE-PRESIDENTa' HANDICAP, of 25 80V8. One mile, C W Barnett's Honor Bright 7*10 f Mrs W Baker's Fairlight 7*10 ... t A A West's Sam 9'7 ... ... 3 Eight started. Honor Bright wo...
War Declared. BETWEEN AMERICA & SPAIN. [BY CABLEGRAM.] LONDON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 22 April 1898
War Declared* BETWEEN AMERICA & SPAIN. [By Cablegram.] The resolution jointly accepted by the Senate and House of Represents tive8.. directs and empowers the President to use all available land and water forces to compel Spain to i relinquish the authority of govern- ! ment in Cuba, to withdraw her forces, and render the people free and in dependent. London, Wednesday. War has been decided on. Hos tilities commence on Saturday morn ing. President McKinley has signed the ultimatum. Later. ^ It is stated the European Powers will request the commandant!* to re strict the fighting to Cuban waters. Wdr wili commence on Saturday unless Spain concedes to all America's' demauda. A seventeen hours' struggle be tween the two Houses of Congress took place before the joint resolution was arrived at, in the presence of a large crowd of people, who remained throughout the night. The Senate finally passed the joint resolution by 42 to 35. i The House of Representatives car ried it by 310 t...
ORANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 22 April 1898
ORANGE. The receipts of the recent Show total £1000. Business is dull and now that the carnival week is over the people are i dull, m fact they are settling down into their regular habits, Mr Nicholas Lohan, the well known footballer, was recently mar ried at the R.G. Church to Miss Emily Collins, daughter of Mr John Collins, of Springside. Several hotels in Orange have changed hands of late. The Club has been taken over by Mr J. H. Ram ford, Starr's Greyhound Hotel by Mr Frank Quino, the Metropoli tan by Mr Fred Tassell, and West's Great Western by Mr Wright, of Strathfield. The case of alleged arson preferred againat Thomas CasBidy was before the police court on Monday, the alleged offence being that of burning Fredrick Byrne'a hut, at Summer Hill Creek. There was no direct evidence and defendant was discharged.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 22 April 1898
WEDDING BELL. Between 50 and 60 guests as- sembled at Sorn Bank on Good Friday afternoon (says the Bathurst " Advo- cate)" to witness tbe marriage of Miss Jenny, third daughter of Mr. C. Arm- strong, J. P., with Mr. W. J. Goudge, of Parkes. The ceremony was per- formed iu the large dining-room, which had been beautifully decorated for the occasion. The bride entered on the arm of her father, who subsequently gave her away. She looked charming in a travelling dress of fawn and pink silk mixture, and large white picture hat with ostrich feathers and pink roses. She also wore a gold cable bangle, the gift of the bridegroom. She was attended by four bridesmaids, the Misses Alice and Edie Armstrong, and her two nieces, Claudia and Grace Beer. The two elder maids were dressed alike in pretty white muslin frocks, with turquoise ribbons, and wore amethyst and pearl brooches, the gifts of the bridegroom. The two little girls wore Greenaway dresses of coral pink veiling, and carried bou- quet...
A Parkes Fire. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 22 April 1898
At midnight on Tuesday, or rather (to be more precise) at an early hour on Wednesday morning the fire bell was vigorously rung, and those who hurried out of doors to investigate were soon able to locate the outbreak by the glare which rose above the heart of the town. Messrs J. Heraghty and M. McGlynn were the first to notice the outbreak, and the former, on proceeding into Clarinda-street, found a fire had broken out in Mr. John Donnellan's boot shop. He at once made for the bell and sounded the alarm, and soon after the members of the Fire Brigade put in an appearance. Some delay, however, arose in getting to work, but once operations were commenced the men fairly excelled themselves. With dogged determination, and at times at the risk of someof their lives—through entering with the hose the burning building, which threatened to topple about their heads at any moinent— the men, under the direction of Cap tain Sykes, fought the fire fiend inch by inch, and on all sides eulogies wer...
Obituary. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 22 April 1898
The Grim Reaper, Death, has been very much in evidence in town of late &nbsp; and it must be admitted the death-roll of the past week or so has been a re- markable one. During that brief span three of the oldest residents, three of our prominent townsmen who were directly connected with the Parkes Council, and three who, in their res- pective spheres, played important parts, have "crossed the bar" and the &nbsp; old familiar voices of three who, from long acquaintance, we had learnt to look on as being amongst the pillars of the place are, alas, stilled for ever. In last issue it was our sad duty to chron- icle the death of Alderman J. A. Rose. This week Alderman McGee and Mr. G. S. Willacy, one of the Council's auditors, have passed over to the great majority. When word was passed round on &nbsp; Sunday evening that Mr. George Strode Willacy had breathed his last it was rather difficult for those who had seen him less than a week pre- viously filling his acc...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 29 April 1898
FOR lassitude, TORPIDITY, sour stomach, INDIGESTION, HEADACHE, backache, etc. Take a couple of Fletcher's P.'llo every second night; fchey are a prompt and sure cure and give certain relief. FLETCHER'S PILLS are aquick, sure and reliable remedy tor all com plaints arising irom torpid liver, indi gestion, weak stomach, and impurities of ihe blood. They are prepared on rational and sensible lines and do not contain a particle of calomel, gamboge, or any drastic purgative, but operate by perfectly natural means by atium* lating the liver and increasing the flow of bile and thus producing easy evacuations and natural cathar oes without the annoyance and pain of griping and purging. Beware ot the many harmful sub stitutes on sale in many shops. None are genuine unless they bear the signature of F. Moore Clements on the ouside wrapper. CLEMENTS TOHIC and FLETCHER'S PILLS have become such househould words that imitations are frequently offered. We contend that this imitation is the oincere...
A BOGAN GATE MATTER. TO THE EDITOR "WESTERN CHAMPION.") [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 29 April 1898
i I THE EDITOR ""WESTERN CHAMPION."") Sir,—There seems to be great diver sity of opinion as to whether or not there is any necessity for another hotel at Bogan Gate, which seems likely to lead to ructions in the near future. For my own part 1 do not sea the necessity in the meantime, as one seems sufficient for the present population. What there is really need for is a good store where a man could get his. goods at a reasonable price, and not have to pay through the nose for any little thing he requires. I feel confident if a good man, willing to sell goods at a reasonable profit to himself, were to start business he would do well and far better than starting an opposition hotel. Perhaps, ere long, somo enter prising individual will tumble to this iacfc,— -Yours etc.. PRO BONO PUBLICO.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 29 April 1898
/w Ja QVALIPIE!) iarmaD8iitioal* Chemist, (.0y Kxanmu*.lion) ABISDI STREET.'TARKKS. Physicians' Prescript'ow nnft Family I£eeei}*i» rately prepare J.' ./ Fea'SiwBusaSBy bsb STitaeri^jsBsec'. Country orders promptly attended to a.t. ilfiiir -TP F[}}BGrS to as,sr.re the inhabitants « y) Parkea and suiiTOTinding '^safcricK '"-bat iii his (Jorcii/ils and Crated waters only tbe purest ingredients are ased, and for excellence or flavor can :iot be anrpusHcUv ..livery article uset\ i'u the trade is and all Gvdejra whether town or country, aret at once attended t;o and prc;optly despatabeclr, Country- orders cp.refaUy packed. Brink Cartvvvirait's HOI? BS'KB., equal to bottled ak; or porter. None genuine unless bearing the makers •signature. C:' A MIX11)A b-'IBMIt pakkes f. ■, Mil. (Lito G. LI. -Hid p. H. Phillipps), Hwaaac, ILceids^O, SKiiniiaang" - - y'ji^D—• Hiioclls. samD. Agesit. mhrt mm Agor.fc i'or the Loudon and Lancashire Fire Insurance Compsuny, and the Mutual Life Insurance Compan...
The Roundabout. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 29 April 1898
A little sensation wao cheated in society circles, in Sydney, by the rumour of the engagement of Miss Walkeffp the daughter of the late Eon. Thomas Walker, to a well-known and exalted divine-=fche Anglican Bishop of Sydney, in fact. Miss Walker is the heiress of the colony, and the gentleman who, it is oaid will lead her to the altar, is a widower. Ab an instance of the gloriouo ^ny in which mines are managed by the English directors, the following io somewhat instructive. A certain Kal goorlie mine manager hod a mine under his control which held out good proBpectD if opened at a depth. He asked hie London hoard lor a winding engine, and immediately a 10-stamp battery was forwarded to him. As there was no payable lode proved on the mine the stamps were useless, and for a year or so lay in ^Coolgardie in the original package. o • In Germany there is a town who&e citizens pay no taxes. Better still? receive regularly something from the municipality. This favoured place is the ...
RELIGIOUS MEMORANDA. SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 1898 CHRUCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 29 April 1898
SUNDAY, AP111L 2i, 1S9S. Church of England. Sunday School, Pavkes 9.30, Pai-kes 11 and 7-30, Cook's Myalls 3—Kev. F&lt; G. Neild, li. L). Pbak Hill Mission District JBumll 3 p.m, Peak Hill 7.30.—Kev. A> G. Lresswell. Presbyterian cnurch, Pakres 7.30, Peak Hill 7.30, Mungery, Warge Kock, Haynes Bros. Parkes 11 and 7.30, Currajong 2.30, Rev. C. Parker ; Bindogundri 3, Mr J. Scoble ; Kadina 2.30, Mr F. ±5eosley ; Cookamidgera 3, Mr J, Creilin.