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McPHAIL SANITARY CONDITION (To the Editor Peak Hill Express.) [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 March 1903
MdPHAIL SANITAEY CONDITION (To the Editor Peak Sill Express.) ? . Sir,— I notice by your issue of the 6th inst., a person 'signing himself ' Havoc,' has been pleased to impute that two cases of typhoid fever existed at Tomingley. It is surprising that a person so ignorant of facts should take upon himself the duty of bringing before the public an existing evil — or supposed evil. No Sir, there no typhoid cases here, and I can truth fully say none have existed since my arrival) — Yours etc.j J. W. LEES, Tomingley.
SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 March 1903
SPOUTS. -':- A ?day's_6tra'Vte in aid of the funds of ihe local BuSpSal, - ,wero. held on the Show Ground Ion.' St. Patrick's day. In spite of the ekcisedingly liard times a large number of residents, right throughout 'jths district turned out to witness the events. A good pro gramme had/. been provided. The whole of the Committee worked splen predit for the manner in which the different -events were run off.' As usual, one of the chief sources of revenue was ,the Refreshment Stall, which was id the hands of Mesdames Gibson, Wynne, Barrett, Veitch, and the Misses' Barrett and Henneasy. These ladies worked- indefatigably throughout, 'and the best thanks of the promoters ate undoubtedly duo to them. Unfortunately Miss Barrett Imfl- W :hand severelv cut by tho bursting of a lemonade bottle, necessi tating ? medical aid; Not the least among . tlio'-TToriers were the gate keepers^-Meslft. 'Frazer and Bakes, who withouf-feer or remuneration re mained at the gates the whole of the day. The...
THE ADVANCE TO SETTLERS ACT. (To the Editor Peak Hill Express.) [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 March 1903
THE ADVANCE TO SETTLERS ACT. . (To the Editor Peak 'Hitt Express.) Sir,— I' would like to draw your Subscribers' attention to a matter of -iinportanca/viz.j. Advance to Settlers. ' Some time ago the amount of loan was :' increased from £500 to £3500. 'This, ? y?B& a very good -move, tout when put W UUO WBV U4.WC*-aLUiW H \J± UU U.UV W «UV men most in :need of assistance (the Homestead Selectors and Settlement 'Lessees). Those men are Crown Ten ants, and cannot obtain a loan from the Banks. They must therefore apply to the Advance Board, the 'Chairman of which says that 'only ad ' Vances to the amount of half the value . - *of improvements will, be fallowed. Had the Minister for Lands been sincere in his attempts to assist the unfortunate men who have suffered tlirough the prolonged drought, lie should have made provisions lor advances to the 0xtent of 76 pelr cent, on the value of improvements and the holding offered for security. Such ;a provision would have, put' the £4500...
Concert. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 March 1903
Concert. . The concert (during the evening waa exceptionally Iwell patronised. The stage had beeippf eviously decorated by a willing band pi Workers including the Misses. M.^ahd A. ltlcAuliff et Miss. Jackson^ and tTjG_.members of the con 'cert commltt^' A splendid pro gramme'iiadlJIeri -compiled. The var ious performers were well received and in many instances yocijerouBiy cuwreu. Especially so'.was .this in the case of 'the'vEnies ??OT'.iSiiar^^;' received a - double «nco?e. 'His1 Worship the Mayor-^Ald. 'Gibson presided . The f ollowfiig ,was the ?programme : Overture, Misses Swain and Tregas kis; Song,-Miss.:-A. ? McAuliffe; Duet, Missos. Hand j.-Spng, Miss. Dewar ;? Song, Mr. pampey ; Song, Miss. Lizzie McAuliffe ; Song, Miss, L. Swain ; Recitation. Mr. J. Jackson; Song, Miss. C. Brayne ; Song, Rev. Oldhatn ; Song, Miss. C. Swain ; Song and Dance, Mr, A. G. Litohfield; Reci tation, Miss.^Millgate ; Song, Miss. L. Swain ; Song, Miss. Matthews ; Song, Mrs, Kidney ; Duet, Misses; ...
BENEFITS OF PROTECTION. (To the Editor Peak Hill Express.) [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 March 1903
BENEFITS OF PROTECTION. (To the Editor Peak Hill Express.) ' Sir,-^You and your readers must be 'getting weary of this 'discussion; but I should like to tell our new friend ''? Freetrader,' that I did not wade in 'to this controversy with a view of evolving a Fiscal Policy for England. His rambling remarks do not affect my contention in. the least, in fact instead of attempting to refute me, he Practically endorses my contention. Unless he brings some more substan1 tial arguments to bear, the ' Protec tionist Duck House', is not likely to I3ufier from his attacks. He my state ment that living was cheaper on_the ^Continent than in England : Now supposing the man on the Continent 'works a given time for say'4Sj and he requires to buy goods for wliich he has \o pay 3s, and the Englishman works the same length of time for 5s. he requires, to ' buy the same goods, and ''has to 'pay '4s for them. Where is the .''difference? \poes not our friend know -*that iiS value of the worker's 'wages...
They Say. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 March 1903
They Say. That Mr-. E-. Dunn has commenced buteheriug agaia, uialring the fourth ' in Poak Hill, - r That the said Mr. Dunn had Lid slaughtering premises cotally destroyed . by fire on -Saturday morning last, ; : ' , That the premises were uninsured. Thatithasbeen provedbeyond doubt that a case of iucendiavism esists. Thnt +,llf- T-i-1iVp linvo fTin innffjaV iw hand, nud arc working up a case: That tho Coroner's jury Tieived the scene of the fire on Monday last. That after this procodure the Ip* ; quiry was adjourned till Monday next. That there are 9 eases -of typhoid fever in the Condobolin hospital. ; That the Ornnge Council Clerk's Salary, has been increased from £250 to £300 per annum. That the Mayor of Molong says that 6p far not a single case of local distress Jias boon reported to him. That a prominent labor man is 'to contest the Wellington seat next elec tion, ' . That the Molong Rabbit Board Secretary's salary has been reduced from £73 to £50 per annual. That the ladies i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 March 1903
CAMBRIDGE CLUB HOTEL, I CASWELL STREET, \ - - PEAK SILL - - S. W.SWASN, - -Proprietor. I ONE OF THE OLDEST AND BEST HOTELS IN THE TOWN. ; I Excellent Wines, Spirits, and Accommodation, Etc. I ACETYLENE GAS INSTALLED THROUGHOUT, : I First-class Billiard Room. ?-? ?*? - Good Stabling. - I The Public acquainted with this Hotel know its good reputation, and I strangers patronising it will be fully satisfied with the result. Massey-Harris Bicycles. Massey-Harris Bicycles. SiThe best Wheel' I Best in construction. I !Best in ease of running. I 3est in strength of frame. '? I Best in hill-climbing* I Best in .speed. I Best in honest value. I We hold all Speed Mecords^ hoth Amateur. I and Professional I panada Cycle & Motor Co», Limited, I 357 George-st., Sydney. I Xocal Agent, A. W. Taylor & Co., Peak Hill. ICARRINGTON .V HOTEL, Caswell Street, Peak Hill. TTTISHES to notify the Piiblic of Peak Hill and Surrounding District that he is canyi YY on the above well-known Hostler...
(To the Editor Peal Hill Express) EJECTION OF MAYOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 March 1903
(fy the Editor Peak Sill Express) ' ELECTION OF MAYOB. . v ..Sir,— If I am not encroaching tod' 'muck on yojir jBpaee, 1 #culd like to ikasr iho attention of the Jjatepayera .$o the fcnwafcTantable insult offered them, atthe liaads of Aldermafl Handy and the Mayor— Alderman (Gibson— Onthe higlit of election of Mayor, I find these two gentlemen, have the /coolaess 'to noniinate er'-Mayor Mat thews fdr 'the position again, in the face of the faot, that only, a few days before, you liad let Mr. Matthews know without a shadow of doubt, that you vfl.nt.Afl Ti'onfi oP liim find fi6 filmni owes his position ia tlio Council, to the 'costing vote of Alderman Hand. How did you escape haying that insult thrust upon you, was it from any fine feelings of the delicacy of position, on the part pi Aldeiinan Matthews, that caused \iux to decline the honor. ?. No «ir, nothing of the sort, it is simply owing ~lo the whito feather that your town was saved, as Alderman Matthews. ''(No matter how clever ...
(To the Editor Peak Hill Express.) MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 March 1903
(To the EdJtw.Peaic EittExpreis'j ? MUNlblPAL COUNCIL. . Sir,— :I desire with your permission j to make afew remarkfrre yotr^Iayor's attitude in the late iand also the pre sent Council. I find according to .the reportjof the last moeting'6f your late Council, held on the 38th January, that your present Mayor, Alderman H. N. Gibson, .. took the .opportunity of making an Election Speech -in favor or .your laie jaayor, air. jyisiianwa, a under covei1 of a vote of thanks. . In the | course of liis speech' he made, reference j to him getting a slating in the news- J papers,- but treated it very, lightly as a 1 matter outside the Council.-: He also j stated tha't a .public man was.open to | criticism ; so I .hope he will'.taito it in | the way. it is intended,?. and if ^ome- | what strong I will try andkeep to the ^ DOint-.- Now, sir, I Ihink Alderman i Gibson 'showed very bad taste in mov- .] ing a vote of thanks at that 'meeting, I as there would have been an opportu- j uity when tho Ma...
Bogan Riverview Picnic Race Club. (BY OUR SPECIAL REPORTER.) [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 March 1903
Bogan Biverview Pic nic Race Club. (BY OTJJl SPECIAL REfpRTER.)--'- The initial .meeting .o|. the' above.' Club was helS/dn Wednesday last,, in Mr. Johnstone's paddock Uiverview. There 'was a very large attendance' numbeiing Bdme 300 altogether, and taking one thing with another, the affair %as very successful. As. is usual in a first performance there were soineslight shortcomings, but &ese can easily be remedied, and I would advise those captious critics who are ever ready to find fault, to keep setting; tilings straight, rather than bark at those who .did their best. Mr. Parsons the Horn . Secretary, backed up by ' a willing and forking Committee, had ^vorythingin order; Mr. Bi Balcombe,1 asiStaxterj got his fields away to excel lent starts. Mr. A. Balcombe, as Judge, had an easy. duty. Mr. Tans well was quite an adept with tho steel yards, and Mr. Jeffries proved quite equal to the position of Clerk 'of the Course,. The track was in excellent condition and is certainly a...
TOMINGLEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 March 1903
TOMINGLEY, .A meeting of- the Tomingley Race Club, was held at Mr. Reilly's Hotel, On the 14th inst. Mr. J.- W. Leos oc cupied the chair. ^ For the purpose of holding a day's races, a committee of eighteen were elected, viz., Messrs. T. Golding, M. Dwyer, I». Best, J. Crow hurst, G. Orowhurst, J, McCjidden, A.. Cameron, G. McKinley, J, Maker, W:: McOasland, W. Sullivan, E. Sullivafl; W. Paton, T. Golding junr., J. ..W; Lees, J. Strahorn, J. Carter, C. 'Wai-- ker, and 3'. Reilly, Secretary. . It was. agrfeed that the meeting should be Held on Wednesdayj April 7th. ; Albert Reakes and.Party are' about to sink, to patoh the Myall's Unittd Eeef , outside of the Company'eGround. It is to be.hoped they will succeed/ They are looimg for it.withflie BivinV ingrod. ; ?'-.. : . : ?':? ;-\ ?-.'.. -'?'.
LATEST TELEGRAMS SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 March 1903
LATEST TELEGRAMS . [By.Wire.] ' : . 'Stdney, Thursday. The Bill to. Make St. Patrick's Day a Bank Holiday., i.ias; passed -the second reading of Lorder/'- Tho King Of Saxony in a message to his people states, that the recent scandals were caused by 'the ungovern able passion of ^ woman who had already secretly fallen. 5£Iri reply to a. petition to enqure into' ttiu'.fifliduifli's Samoan charffes.. Admir al Ranshawe said that he could, take no notice of the ridiculous slanders, but treat them with .'deserved contempt.. The typhoid ,epidemic is spreading to Tamworth, Walget, andNarronHne. There are ninoteen cases at the former place. . ,-.-_? Hopper won the Sydney Thousand, Walker second; ^Ehoni third, in record time, iinmense^nthusiasni prevailed. Overiw§n^y,tlipMBand were present. ? The Oueen'siBhamrock was distribu te'd among ^ba/Jfcish Guards 'at th© ^Qwir/WIj^sSay. . . ' ' . . ?-*?? ?
SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 March 1903
.., SOCIAL- . :- : A sooial 'wasiield immodiutely after the concert, a largo number availing themselves of the opportunity to 6tep the ' Light fantastic.' A most enjoy able time was spent, and everybody appeared to have thoroughly enjoyed themselves. - By the social a sum of £2 17s was realised.
Suspicious Fire. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 March 1903
Suspicipiis Five, On Saturday morning last Mr. E. Dunn, local butcher, reported' to the Police that 'his slaughtering house and yards, situated on his selection some If hules from Peak HiUj ;liad been destroyed by. fire on the previous kight. The yairds had only just been erected. Investigations -were at once institiite'd. by the Sergeant and his assistants— nnnstfsMas Lamrock and Ferris — who concluded that tho premises had been wilfully set fire to. During the course of their inspection they camo upon tracks which they -considered would doubtless providea due ?.to -the identity of the offender. These tracks, were carefully followed, and as a result a young man named Thomas Kennedy was arrested in connection with the affair. He was brought, before Mr. H. N. Gibson, J.P., on Monday and remanded for «ight days, bail being rftfllflpd. ' ? ' On Wednesday an application was made by- \Ue . aceusexl s father before the Court, for the granting of bail. Thero were on the Bench, Messrs.- McK...
Genanagie Holding. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 March 1903
Genanagie Holding - Alderman 02^ lias given notioa of motion ibflth'e:iiiSfr:-?nove 'at ihenext Council meeting :*r-}: That a. public meeting be convened with a -view to 6teps being at *noe. taken toeYiGarfi that Genanaoe 'pColdin* vhich 'will befiome avauabT© in Janirrry next, snail be :ferowJaJQpen for closer settle ment.' ? ? . ;'~,V..
McPHAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 20 March 1903
McPHAIL. (From Our Ow Corbespoxpext.) A meeting of the McPhail. Progress Committee wasield on th'o 2S th Feb ruary, 1903. '. Mr. J. Tattersall occupied tho chair. After commencing business, the Secretary informed, the meeting that he had had- an1 yiteryiew -ith Mr. Williams— the Officer of Police in charge of McPhail'BnS Tomingley, and Mr.^ Wilh'avas explained . to him the apparent discourtesy to the Committee re communication to Sergeant. He -told him (the. See. }_ that .the Sergeant ?had,, given ? over the letter from the Committee to him. He had beon mak ing enquiries as to who tipped the rubbish, and had spoken to another gentleman of McPhaU, whom he thought was nt the time the Secretary of the Committee. The Committee, upon the motion of Mr. Norris, seconded by Mr. Polglaze, acccepted Mr. Williams' explanation, and expressed regret r that there was friction between tho officers and them selves. ' ' . ? : Many of the mombers spoke very highly of Mr. Williams' efficiency as a Pol...
Mr. Crick's New Land Bill. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 27 March 1903
Mr. Crick's New Land Bill. 1. This Act may be cited as the ' Crown Lauda Act Amendment Act, 1902,' and shall be read and construc ted with tho ^Principal Acts. - 2. ' Principal Acts ' means the Crown Lands Acts of 1884, the Crown Lauds Act , 1 889, and the Crown Lands Act,. 1895. toerether with the Acts amending the same, Additioj?.ai Holdings. 3. The holder of any homestead se lection ; or any settlement leaso ; or any original conditional purchase, may make application as prescribed, and accompanied by such deposit as may be prescribed, for additional land, to be held by him as an additional holding under the same class of tenure -(except! that the holder of a coditional purchaso may apply for a conditional lease) as that under which he holds the land byi yirtue of which he applies subject to ' the provisions of section four of this Act land shall available for the purpose of any such application which is available for homestead selection or settlement lease, or conditional purcha...