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Two Rival American Cities. CHICAGO AND ST. LOUIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 9 September 1899
Two Rival American Cities. CHICAGO AND ST. LOUIS. St. Louis seems to be a favourite butt against which to turn stories im- plying crudeness or newness. The Chicago' genius who, during the prev- alence of the opizootic, remarked that his horseless city was 'as quiet as St. Louis on a ho iday, won an anony- mous immortality ; while the laboured repartee of a St. Louis man that ' no save expenses, Chicago ihrew the bodies of murdered strangers into the river, and let them float to St. Louis,' was - not only far. fetched, but was countered when Chicago explained that then ' St Louis emptied the pockets and sent them along' down the river.' ' This, however, is not refined wit, to say the least. 'Better -far is the Chicago comment on. St Louis's state- ment that ' a Ao-i i'i St Louis weeps over music.' ' This is rather re- markable,' said Chicago ; ' but jit must be remembered that it is St Louis music.' ? It was said to be a St Louis editor who maintained that ' one-half of the lies told...
P. and S. P. Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 9 September 1899
P. and S. P. Board. A meeting of the Cobar Pastures and Stock Board was held at Mr Cot- ton's Office on 31st August, 1899. Present : — Messrs P. Oakden (Chair- man), M. J. Brown, P. J. Kelly. J. A. BrYce. and G. O. Tulloh. &nbsp; Mr Kelly moved and Mr Bryce seconded, 'That in any amendment &nbsp; in the P. and S. P. Act, it should be clearly stated that assessments should be based upon the returns made in the preceding January of the year.' Carried. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; It was decided, on the motion of Messrs Tulloh and Bryce, to notify all defaulting owners. The Chairman reported to the meeting his actions as delegate at the Stock Board Convention in detail, em- bracing the questions of travelling stock, routes and reserves; also inter- &nbsp; viewing Railway Commissioners re re- ductions on travelling stock. Mr Kelly moved and Mr Brown &nbsp; seconded, a motion signifying that the Board highly approved of their...
Reviews. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 9 September 1899
Reviews. The August number of the Austra- lasian Photographic Review, just to &nbsp; hand, is in itself a work of art — prin- ter's and photographer's combined. It contains Eome beautiful p'ii!es;o£ Hawkesbury River scenery, and pages of interesting photographic matter. In a 72-page pamphlet, published in ; . Sydney, Mr L. Bruck deals with what ? he terms ' the uses and abuses of the Public Hospitals' in the Australasian . colonies. In it be gives 32 practical suggestions for reform. Our space is too limited to enlarge further on this document here, but it may be seen at this office by any persons who care to interest themselves in the matter. . . We have received from the Secre tary,' MrA. H. Prince, the New South Wales Sheepbreeders' year book for 1899. This is a comprehensive 150 pnge pamphlet as full of interesting information to station owners and : . others as a porcupine is of prickles. ., H gives full details about the sheep show and sales, besides dealing with other...
WESLEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 9 September 1899
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Latest. Peace or War. THE CRISIS COMING. KRUGHER WAVERS. London, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 9 September 1899
Latest. Peace or War. THE CRISIS COMING. KRUGER WAVERS. London, Thursday. The Transvaal's reply to Mr Cham- &nbsp; berlain's despatch is an impertinent document. It confirms the version of the telegram from the Cape. Yesterday Lord Wolsely and General Sir Evelyn. Wood were in consultation at the War Office for many hours. Haymeyer, the leader of tho &nbsp; ?Afrikander Party , at the Cape, has warned President Krugher not to expect help from the Cape. The Afrikander newspapers advise President Krugher to yield the fran chise and to govern liberally so as to avoid raising the suzerainty question. It is believed the British Cabinet will to-morrow fix the date for the acceptance or rejection of Sir Alfred Milner's minimum proposals by Krugher. The latter is reported to be wavering.
Topics of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 9 September 1899
Topics of the Week. The censure motion moved by Mr Lyne last week, has dragged wearily on ever since. Ministerialists and others who would like an excuse to vote for Mr Reid, have been spinning out the debate, hoping against hope that something would turn up. Per- haps those in the greatest quandary were the members of the Labor Party. That members were almost hopelessly at loggerheads is nrovedby the num ber of caucuses held to discuss the situation. At the first of these it was decided, by one vote, to support the Government as per usual. Then, on Wednesday, there was trouble again in the camp over the Niel 1 advance, and this time the party decided by 10 to 8 to support Mr Lyne. It is now under stood, therefore, that 'the' Government will be defeated by a large majority. Many authorities state that Mr Reid cannot ask for a dissolution, and that His Excellency would not be justified in granting such , a ? request. The capacities of the House for Government should be exhausted befo...
Transvaal Troubles. LONDON. September 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 9 September 1899
Transvaal Troubles. LONDON. September 4. The Admiralty has ordered twelve &nbsp; torpedo-boat destroyers from private firms. It is believed that the majority of the Transvaal Volksraad demands the declaration of the independence of the Republic. Many talk of rushing the Natal frontiers. Mr Moneypenny, the editor of the Johannesburg Star, and other refu- gees from that city, who have arrived safely at Natal, state that, at every railway station they passed they saw trucks loaded with stores and am- munition for the Boers. The Transvaal authorities have sent 1,500,000 rounds of ammunition for Mauser rifles' to Bloemfontein, the capital of the Orange Free State. The arrest of Mr W. Fakeman, the editor of the Tiansvaal 'Leader pub- lished at Johannesburg, on a charge of treason, has ; caused an immense sensation on the Rand. The Public Prosecutor states the charge against Mr Fakeman is likely to be reduced to au offence against the prosn laws. One hundred warrants have been issu...
POLITICAL CRISIS. LABOR PARTY VOTE. GIVEN AGAINST MR. REID. SYDNEY, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 9 September 1899
POLITICAL CRISIS. LABOR PARTY VOTE. GIVEN AGAINST MR. REID. Sydney, Wednesday. The Labour party has held another caucus, and decided to vote with the Opposition. The defeat of the Gov- ernment is now a certainty. Wednesday. 8 p.m. The result of the Labor caucus has caused great exoitement in all circles. It is now stated that yestetday's del- iberations of five hours' duration was taken up by speeches from the Govern- ment supporters. The others re- mained silent. Every possible point was raised for keeping the Govern- ment in power. When the vote was taken regarding Mr Fegan's amendment, there were fofc it, 9— Hughes, ?? riffiths, Edden, Holman, Watkins, Sleath, Ferguson, Watson, and Thomas. Against, 7 — Cann, Law, McDonald, Smith, Spence, H. Ross, and Brown. Messrs McGowen, Dacey, and J. Thompson were absent. The party met again this morning, and two of the absent members at tended. The question was again put, and one voted for and the other against, thus practically deciding the ...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 9 September 1899
Local and General. On Holiday.— By the cheap train to Sydney on Thursday 62 people took their departure. Eight Hours Day. — An extensive pro- gramme of sports, for the Eight Hour Day &nbsp; gathering in aid of the Hospital, appears in this issue. &nbsp; Quarter Sessions — The Quarter Ses- sions and District Court will be held next week. There are very few cases. Catholic — Members of the Roman Catholic Church are reminded that there will be no services conducted in the Church on &nbsp; Sunday, September 10. Shearing. — Shearing at Mr Rodier's station, Tambua, has finished, and the shearers then went to the Meadows station. The clip on Tambua was a poor one, as was naturally expected. Proceeding — The improvements at the Post Office, Court House, Church of England, Mrs Maher's Hotel, and Wrightville school, are all making fair progress. Carpenters are having a fine time. Queensland Referendum. — On Saturday last the voting on the Federal Bill in Queens- land, ...
HIS EXCELLENCY'S PROGRAMME. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 9 September 1899
HIS EXCELLENCY'S PRO- GRAMME. Earl Beauchamp will leave by special train on the evening of Thursday, 21st instant, on a visit to Mudgee, whither he goes to inspect a camp in connec- tion with the Australian Horse, of which his Excellency is Honorary Colonel-in- Chief . The Commander- in-Chief will sleep in camp, and will leave on the return journey on Sun- day, 24th instant, subsequent to the holding of a church parade. His Excellency will enter upon his great western tour on the evening of the 25th instant. He will journey by &nbsp; train to Cobar and will drive thence to Wilcannia. Next his Excellency will drive across country to Broken Hill. The return journey will be made via Adelaide and Melbourne, the Governor returning to Sydney about October 9. On October 12 his &nbsp; Excellency will visit a second camp formed by the Australian Horse. On the evening of October 16 Earl Beau- champ will leave by train for Bathurst, whither he goes to attend a church festival. ...
Australian Eleven [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 9 September 1899
Australian Eleven The final matoh played by the Australians in England was commenced against the South of England on Monday. The Aus- tralians were dismissed for 150 in tho first innings, whilo tho Englishmen soorod 183. In tho Becond innings of tho Australians, thoy retired whon 7 wiokets had fallen for 352, out of whioh Durling scorod 167. South of England wos then dismissed for 207, leaving tho Australians victorious by 112 runs.
BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 9 September 1899
BREVITIES. School of Arts &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Entertainment &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; On Wednesday &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Good programme And popular prices. Earl Beauchamp visits Cobar on September 26th. &nbsp; He will receive a banquet. Indications of summer lately. Quarter Sessions next week. &nbsp; Benevolent ball September 20th. &nbsp; Nymagee cycle sports on Wednes- day. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Queensland voted for Federation on Saturday. William Woodfield died at Bourke last week. &nbsp; Stationowners report a nice shoot in the grass. The snake-yarn (or fish) season is around again. &nbsp; Victoria now enjoys a one-man-one- &nbsp; vote franchise. &nbsp; Smith, a scrub-cutter, suicided at &nbsp; &nbsp; Nyngan last week. &nbsp; &nbsp; Cobar park is now a thing of beauty, looking quite green. ...
FRIDAY. Before Messrs Morrison, Leah, and Mathows, J's.P. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 9 September 1899
FRIDAY. &nbsp; Before Messrs Morrison, Leah and Mathews, J's.P. &nbsp; May Tironey, on remand, was charged with stealing a cheque for £2 odd from Thomas Hawke, a shearer. Briefly, Hawke came to town at 7 p.m. on the 31st and at 8 p.m , on his own evidence he was intoxi- cated. Next morning he missed the money, and suspicion centred on accused. Senior- Sergeant Cameron worked up the case, and after a lot of evidence was taken accused was fined £2 or 21 days' imprisonment. Mi Hogan appeared for accused.
The Governor's Visit. What A Public Meeting Did. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 9 September 1899
The Governor's Visit. What A Public Meeting Did. Mr Mayor Snelson convened a pub- lic meeting on Monday (by Bellman) for the purpose of considering the arrangements for the Governor's forthcoming visit. The following gentlemen responded : Messrs Snel- son, James, Hogan, Leah, Mathews, Philips, J. Andrews, Hooper, Breden, &nbsp; Pass, Young, and Doughty. The Mayor explained why the meet- ing had been called, and expressed regret at the limited attendance. He reviewed the information as to the Governor's visit, which appeared in our last issue, and that night he had called a public meeting of townsmen to co-operate with the sub-committees of the Council and Pastoralists in the reception. He wished that all towns- &nbsp; men would assist, as he would like the banquet to be as representative as possible. He thought the banquet could be made self-supporting, but there would be other expenses in con- nection with the visit. The visit of the Minister for Mines was one that ...
Police Court TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 9 September 1899
Police Court. &nbsp; &nbsp; TUESDAY. &nbsp; Before Mr Brown, P.M., and Messrs Morrison and P. Mathews, J's.P. &nbsp; May Tironey was charged with larceny from the person. &nbsp; Senior Sergeant Cameron asked for an adjournment until Thursday morning. Mr Hogan appeared for defendant and asked for bail to be allowed. Bail was allowed, self in £40 and two &nbsp; sureties of £20 each. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Police v R. Dunlevy, for- using indecent language. &nbsp; &nbsp; Senior Sergeant Cameron asked that the offender be dealt with most severely, as the language was used to members of the police force, which was showing an utter contempt for the force. &nbsp; A fine of £3 was inflicted and 4s 10d costs, or one month in Cobar gaol. Thomas Henderson v Simpson and Her- vey, claim £4 as wages. Mr Hogan appeared for plaintiff. De- fendants did not appear. Verdict for plaintiff with 21...
Latest. PREMIER IN A GOOD HUMOR. Friday, 1 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 9 September 1899
Latest. PREMIER IN A GOOD HUMOR. Friday, 1 p.m. The censure debate continued till midnight. Mr Lyne, in his reply, reiterated his intention of remaining loyal to the referendum vote, much as he had objected to certain provisions in the Commonwealth Bill. Tho division was then taken, amid a scene of excitement. When the final result was announced from the Chair, the Oppositionists cheered loudly. Tho Premier appeared in a good humor. He moved that the House do now adjourn. As members filed out of the Cham- ber the situation was largely discussed The opinion is expressed in some .quarters that Mr Reid is not yet con- stitutionally defeated. Moms Lyne and Barton are highly gratified at the result. It is the belief amongst members that the finaljresult will bo a dissolu- tion.
Restdown. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 9 September 1899
Restdown. (From our Correspondent.) Since my last report we have had beautiful grass rain out here ; the paddocks are beginning to look quite green— an unusual color for these parts of the country. I am sorry to say that very little water ran into the battery tank and did not fill it, as might have been expected. Mr H. Goodwin is still raising good stone from the Girl in Blue lease, and Messrs Caldwell and Wallace are still following the reef down in No. 1 east of Good Friday. Mr H. Rodger is still prospecting No. 1. north of Reward. He got on a fair chute of stone last week. Mr Budd put through 4½ tons of stone from United Restdown last week &nbsp; for 5dwts per ton, which was not up to expectations, as gold was showing freely in the stone. A parcel of the tailings have been sent away for assay, as the stone is supposed to contain some mineral which prevented the gold amalgamating. Mr Spain has 9 tons at the Battery ready to start to-morrow from Halen's. late claim. Septemb...
OVERFLOW SILVER MINING COMPANY [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 9 September 1899
OVERFLOW SILVER MINING COMPANY The seventh half yearly general meeting of the shareholders of the &nbsp; Overflow Silver-mining Company was held at the company's offices, 18 Bridge-street, last week. Mr R. Griffiths (chairman of directors) pre- sided. The report and balance-sheet &nbsp; &nbsp; for the half-year ended June 30 were &nbsp; presented and adopted. The report stated that 'during the past half-year, &nbsp; mining, milling, and cyanidation have been entirely suspended on account of the unprecedentedly dry weather which existed throughout that period. Expenses have been kept down to the lowest possible point, practically the only expenditure incurred at the mine being in connection with improve- ments and additions to the ball mill and plant generally, and which would ensure better results than hitherto from the treatment of ores. As was indicated by the circular before men- tioned, the directors decided to in- augurate the smelting me...