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The Neild Advance. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 16 September 1899
The Neild Advance. The evidence in the Nield case has been issued by the Government Prin- ter. It contains a good deal of mat- ter referring to payments, to members in connection with other cmmiissions. In regard to the Northern Territory Syndicate Colonel Neild went home to float, he received £500 for flotation and other expenses'; £250 was ob- tained by the sale of ten shares by members of the syndicate, and of ten shares belonging to Colonel Nield. That gentleman stated that his total expenses in the trip ran into nearly £1250. The £350. at which ho esti- mated his expenses in connection with the charity report, was partly for the pnrchaso of documents, partly for travelling expenses in visitinc certain towns in England, and partly for liv- ing expenses while detained three mouths in London waiting to see Mr Chamberlain, and. to obtain necessary information. As for the literary va'ue of the work done, Colonel Neild mentioned that Mr Hogue had told, him thatit was worth at least £...
Mount Drysdale. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 16 September 1899
Mount Drysdale. (From our Correspondent.) The remarkable feature in connec- tion with the surroundings of this village is a copious growth of herbage on the eastern side of the hill — and not a solitary blade on the western side. The contractor for the erection of the cyanide plant expects to complete about the end of the present week. The wooden vats were finished and filled with water last Saturday night. The connecting pipes for the cyanida- tion have all been laid, and operations will be commenced on completion of the tailings tip tramline. The Eldorado and both Mount Drysdale mills are in full swing, work- ing three shifts. The Drysdale Manager has started an open cut at No. 2 shaft, the object being npparently to sink on the rich veins worked in the boom days. The stone now broken in bulk in the open cut is estimated to yield from five to eight dwts per ton by mill treatment. All other claims on the Drysdale field are at present under suspension. The Old Billagoe Company have ...
WESLEYAN. Cobar at 11 a.m Wrightville at 7 p.m., Rev A. Graham. Cobar 7 p.m. Mr J. W. Cotton. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 16 September 1899
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The Governor's Visit. THE SUB-COMMITTEE'S MEET. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 16 September 1899
The Governor's Visit. THE SUB-COMMITTEE'S MEET. The sub-committees representing the Council, Pastoralists, and towns- people, met in the Council Chambers on Friday evening, 8th September. There were present :— Messrs Snelson (Mayor), Leah, James, Mathews, Philips, Andrews, Duffy, Henning, Pass, Armstrong, Hunt, and Mus- &nbsp; grove. The Mayor said the committee had &nbsp; met to see what could be done to re- ceive the Governor. He expected to see more attend. Mr Hogan had sent in an apology. He did not suppose that the political crisis would alter the Gover- nor's visit. He wired that day to see if the crisis would affect the visit, and had not yet received an answer. A banquet, as inexpensive as possible, was generally favored. It would be appreciated just as well. Mr Armstrong thought before they did anything they should be certain that the Governor would come. He &nbsp; thought they should adjourn till then. Pastoralists would sooner see the &nbsp...
MINING. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 16 September 1899
MINING. Me J. M. Scott, Mining Broker, Cobar, reports : —Business in the Share Market has been more regular than for some time past, and a num- ber of sales has been recorded. Last &nbsp; Monday's rain filled all the local min- ing dams to excess; consequently &nbsp; there will be no stoppages for want of water for months to come. Chesneys have been in good demand, and sold at steady rates; Occidentals have been &nbsp; offered a little lower, but there are very few shares offering; Young Aus- tralians are quiet; Westerns have &nbsp; been offered a little lower, but buyers and sellers are too wide to admit of bnsiness being done; Drysdales were &nbsp; offered and sold, at the lowest limit ever reached by this stock; this &nbsp; is attributable of course to the call due on the 29th inst. Mount Pleasants have had a little enquiry, after laying dormant for a couple of years. This mine has been let on tribute with the option of purchase, to...
Topics of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 16 September 1899
Topics of the Week. We do not know whether the sys- tematically neglected back country will profit greatly by the ejection from office of the political Tweedlums and the accession to power of the political Tweedledees, but as supporters for many vears of the party headed by Mr W. J. Lyne, we naturally welcome its victory in the interests of the country. In common with the bulk of the country press, this journal has never put faith in the Right Hon. G. H. Reid, his imaginary surpluses, his promises of a prosperity never at- tained, his Yes-No attitude on Fed- eration, and his inability to run a Free- trade political show except with a semi-Protectionist tariff. We reckon this is getting too big a province to be run by anabashed, undisguised, political opportunists ; and we wel- come as Premier a man of some con- &nbsp; sistency, while we do not on all points agree with him. The Labor Party having decided to support the new administration, and indeed having given it being, we ...
Smartly Rescued. A SYDNEY LADY IN PERIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 16 September 1899
Smartly Rescued. &nbsp; A SYDNEY LADY IN PERIL. The following particulars, just to hand, of a smart rescue effected under -1 illicit lios, should ho of interest to most people. Mrs David Brotnn.ll, of 257 Goulburn Street, Surry Hills, was the lady rescued. Mrs Brptnall, who is the laughter of Mr Patorson, n well-known storekeeper of Glen Junes, N.S.W., received ovu- representative most cordially, and willingly (If scribed the occurrence to him in the following terms : — ' It was at a picnic thnt 1 was suddenly attacked by the sharp shooting pains of .neuralgia wit'i so much violence, that I mil1, red for months after. The pains in my' face, head and back, too, became especially violent in the evenings My head ached eternally. Wh. n, after the long weary day had pas ed it was with the reverse of pleasure that I sought my couch. It mount a long, agonis ing, sleepless night. Sometimes I could not help moaning the whole night long. I would arise in the morning feeling utterly wo...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 16 September 1899
Local and General. Insanity. — On Saturday the Police Magis- trate ordered that James O'Connor be re- moved to the insane asylum at Parramatta. William English, who had been burlesquing a bank burglary, armed with two pipes, was also arrested on the suspicion of being insane. The Court, however, thought that William wasn't all he pretended to be, and accordingly dismissed him. Presentation — On Saturday evening, at the Great Western Hotel, about 20 of the fellow workmen of Mr D. Cameron, head carpenter at Cobar Gold Mines, met and presented that gentleman with a gold pen- dant and albert. The pendant was suitably engraved. Mr Cameron is a great favorite &nbsp; with his fellow workmen, who took this practical means of showing their esteem. The usual toasts, etc., were delivered, and songs and the convivial glass helped to pass away a very pleasant evening. School of Arts. — The monthly committee meeting of the Cobar School of Arts was at- tended by — Messrs MacGregor (Chairma...
Social at Drysdale. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 16 September 1899
Social at Drysdale. (From a Correspondent.) On Monday, 4th inst., the little vil- lage of Drysdale was enlivened by a social (held in Carrington Hall), given by the young ladies of that town. The hall was tastefully decorated with flags, blossoms, and evergreens, and reflected great credit on all concerned. About 20 couples were present. Dan- cing was kept up until the small hours on Tuesday morning, when all dispersed, having spent a pleasant evening. Mr R. Poole acted as M.C., and carried out everything in a very creditable manner. Ballot was taken as to the belle of the evening, which was decided in favor of Miss C. Hamb- lin, who was neatly attired, and was &nbsp; in every respect entitled to the honor she had gained. All the ladies looked becoming and did full justice to the occasion. The following is a list of the dresses worn : — &nbsp; Mrs E. Hinds, black satin, diamond orna- ments. ,, C. Hamblin, black and marone, white silk trimmings. „ Carrington, cream si...
Intercolonial Band Contest. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 16 September 1899
Intercolonial Band Contest. In another part of this issue appears an advertisement relative to the Intercolonial Federal Band Con- test to be held at Bathurst on the 8th, 9th, and 10th of November. The organisers are giving £600 away in prizes. Amongst other contests will be one for the Championship of Aus- tralia. The gathering will mean that all the best Bandsmen of Australia &nbsp; will compete. There will be solo contests, marching competitions, military tattoo, and grand parade of massed bands. The arrangements are now almost completed, ample ac- commodation has been arranged for 600 bandsmen, and the ground is capable of holding an audience of 30,000 people ; there were 23,000 present on the occasion of the annual show. Cobar and Nyngan bands are taking part. Mr Chamberlain's dispatch demand- ing a categorical reply has been han- ded to the Transvaal Secretary of State. &nbsp; &nbsp;
BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 16 September 1899
BREVITIES. Reid Beaten At last. Governor Beauchamp &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Intends coming. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Good grass rain. &nbsp; &nbsp; Pastoralists jubilant. &nbsp; &nbsp; Shearing quiet around. Clips are generally light. Cobar tanks are all full. &nbsp; &nbsp; Djin Djin won the Epsom. &nbsp; Phosphorised fat kills crows. Sunday was dustyand windy, And Monday rainy and muddy. There should be good grass now. Cranberry won the Derby on Satur- day. Mr W. S. Howard visited Cobar last &nbsp; week. &nbsp; Benevolent Society's ball on Wed- nesday. Nice rain commenced falling on Monday. Rabbits are increasing around Con- dobolin. &nbsp; &nbsp; Riverina pastoralists fear another bad season. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Read Mr Monahan's tailoring advt. in this iss...
Wrestling. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 16 September 1899
Wrestling. A few weeks ago Henry Pearce, of Adelaide, issued a challenge through the columns of this paper to wrestle Cornish style (best two out of three,) any person in the Cobar district. This has been accepted by Sam Mar- tin, of Cobar, and the event will take place in the Masonic Hall on Satur- day evening, 23rd instant. A good deal of excitement has been caused by the match.
District Court. (Before Judge Gibson;) WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 16 September 1899
District Court. (Before Judge Gibson.) &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13. The following cases were undefen- ded:- &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; R. Kinkead v. G. Diggings, claim £14 14s for goods sold, including in- terest at 8 per cent. Verdict for amount. Andrew Bros, v Simpson & Hervey, claim £168 18s 4d for goods sold. Mr Hogan appeared for plaintiffs. The claim covered goods supplied from 1898. Verdict for amount with two witnesses' expenses. W. Dierke v W. F. Hervey, claim £20 13s 6d. Mr Hogan appeared for plaintiff. Verdict for amount claimed with one witness's expenses. Several other cases were settled out of court, and one continued till next &nbsp; Court. This concluded the business.
A.J.C Spring Meeting. Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 16 September 1899
A.J.C. Spring Meeting. &nbsp; Sydney, Thursday. The following are the results of &nbsp; to-day's racing : — Hurdle Race — Orlando, Gladstone, and Havelock. Craven Plate — Levar, Cocos, and Watercolor. Suburban Handicap — Parapet, Bobby Burns, and Cyanide. Duff Stakes — Sequence, Promontory, and Dewey. Wycombe Stakes — Cranberry, Mazzatina, and Flodden. Sydney Handicap — Plutus, Kalli- tina, and Carberra.
The New Ministry. Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 16 September 1899
The New Ministry. Sydney, Thursday. The New Ministry has been formed as follows : — Colonial Treasurer —Mr Lyne. Colonial Secretary— Mr See. Attorney-General— Mr Wise. Minister for Lands — Mr Hassall. &nbsp; Minister for Works — Mr O'Sullivan. Minister for Education — Mr Perry. Minister for Justice — Mr Wood. P. M. General— Mr Crick. V. President of Executive Council — M'r Mackay. Minister for Mines — Mr Fegan. &nbsp;
Telegrams. SYDNEY. FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 16 September 1899
Telegrams. SYDNEY. FRIDAY. In the Assembly yesterday, after announcing the new Ministry, Mr Lyne asked for a Supply Bill amount- ing to £1,024,000. Mr Miller said he claimed that the old Protectionist Party was relieved of any party allegiance to Mr Lyne, since he pledged himself to sink the fiscal issue. Mr Reid said it would be an act of public treachery if the Government attempted to touch the tariff, because they got into office on the distinct un- derstanding that uo such attempt would be made. The Supply Bill then passed through all stages. On the motion of Mr Lyne, the House then adjourned until October 17th. The Council then passed the Bill without debate. In the course of. an interview, Mr Lyne declined to make any statement in regard to his intended policy, al- though he admitted that he intended to introduce an Early Closing Bill, and added that Mr Wise would deal with civil servants in a satisfactory man- ner. Mr Reid said that Mr Lyne passed by nearly all the best men i...
Cricket. HALF HOLIDAY V. COPPER MINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 16 September 1899
Cricket. HALF HOLIDAY V. COPPER MINE. Tlio first of the Cricket Association matches commenced on Wednesday last, and will be continued next Wednesday, between the above clubs. The following are the scores : &nbsp; &nbsp; Half Holiday— 1st innings. B Ward, c McLaughlin b Connolly ... 10 C Alloy, c A Ward, b J Ward .. ... 17 Ferguson, b Connolly ... 0 &nbsp; &nbsp; F Ward, c Lanyon, b Ward 24 &nbsp; Hunt, c Connelly, b McLaughlin ... 8 Leiper, b O'Dea 35 &nbsp; Loughman, b Connelly ... 3 &nbsp; &nbsp; Duffy, c Lanyon, b Connelly ... . ... 10 MoDonald, b Gilligan ,„ 6 &nbsp; Waghorn, b Gilligan ... 3 &nbsp; &nbsp; Rush, not out ... 0 &nbsp; Sundries ., 10 &nbsp; Total ? ? ... 126 Copper Mine — 1st innings. A Ward, b F Ward 14 &nbsp; J Ward, b Waghorn 45 &nbsp; Gilligan, c Ferguson, b Waghorn .. 33 Lanyon, n't'd Leiper. b Waghorn , 0 O'Dea, b Ward 1 &nbsp; &...