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The Governor's Departure for Wilcannia. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 30 September 1899
The Governor's Departure for Wilcannia. About 8 o'clock on Wednesday morning the Vice-Regal party left for Wilcannia. It consisted of His Ex- cellency, Colonel Mackay, Captain Wilfred Smith, and Mr Victor Cork- ran. The troopers escorted the party out of town, and some townspeople followed them for a little distance. On Wednesday the party would reach Barnato, Pettyura station on Thurs- day, and Wilcannia on Friday, White Cliffs Sunday, and Wilcannia again on Monday. He intends to reach Broken Hill on Friday next, 6th October, returning to Sydney via Adelaide and Melbourne.
Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 30 September 1899
Municipal Council. The usual fortnightly meeting of the Cobar Municipal Council was held in the Council Chambers on Wednes- day evening. Present: — Aldermen &nbsp; Snelson (Mayor) Kinkead, Bailey, Duffy, Snelson, Hogan, Musgrove, and Hunt. Mr Spence, M.P., was also present by invitation. Mr Breden asked for a drain pipe to be put in near Mrs Baker's. The Mayor explained that the matter had been attended to. The Council Clerk would attend to the request for the names of rate- payers in the new municipality. It was decided to ask for a holiday on the second day of races, 12th Oc- tober. It was decided that Messrs Gudgeon and Clifton be allowed to erect a verandah at Fong Wah Lee's and also erect scaffolding on the street at the same place. Mr Spence wrote regarding the gazettal of the water scheme and the municipal separation. A notification was received to the effect that Monday, October 2, was declared a public holiday. A letter was received from the De- partment to the effe...
Council Reference. EULOGUSING THE MAYOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 30 September 1899
&nbsp; &nbsp; Council Reference. EULOGUSING THE MAYOR. During the Governor's visit many remarked on his unostentatious de- meanour. The same remarks could also have been made about our Mayor, who carried out the duties of the office in a manner very creditable to himself and the citizens of Cobar. &nbsp; This being the first occasion on which he has officiated, all the more credit is due to him. At the Municipal Council meeting held last Wednesday evening the aldermen placed on record their appreciation of Mr Snelson's services. Ald. Hunt moved 'That on the &nbsp; records of the Council be placed the very hearty thanks of the Council to the Mayor for the very able manner in which he had carried out the duties pertaining to the office on the occas- ion of the Governor's visit.' Ald. Musgrove seconded the motion, which was carried with acclamation. The Mayor briefly responded. He would also like them to thank their member for the district for the great ...
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 30 September 1899
Cricket. A meeting of the Cobar Cricket Council was held at the Grand Hotel on Thursday evening. Present : — Messrs N. Morrison (chair), Sweet- nam, McTavish, Leiper, Hunt, Gilli- gan, Forguson, Moore, and T. Roberts. Mr Spence offered the Association a splendid silver Cup and two first-class bats. Mr Hunt moved, and Mr Gil- ligan seconded, that the Cup be com- peted for by the senior clubs, and that it be won twice before becoming the property of any club; also that one &nbsp; bat be given to the club getting 2nd place in the present year's first com- petition, and the other bat to the club coming second in the second grade competition. Carried. On the mo- tion of Messrs Hunt and Lieper, a vote of thanks was carried by acclamation &nbsp; to Mr Spence for his generous donations. Mr Spence accepted the hearty vote of thanks. It appeared to him that they took a great interest in cricket. Permission was given to one member to play with the Wrightville second team. The m...
BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 30 September 1899
BREVITIES. Gala &nbsp; Week For Cobar. Sad accident out back last week. Loads of wool continue to come in. Premier Reid is to be testimonialised. Madame Dr Jones, oculist, has ar- rived. Mr L. B. Lane is now acting sheriff at Yass. A Cobar young gentleman entered another state this week. A Quarterly Licensing Court will be held on Monday next. Mr McKell, P.M., is now relieving at Maitland. Dr Gilray, of Nyngan, died last week. Mr W. Chapple, the manager of the new Drysdale cyanide plant, has ar- &nbsp; rived. Monday's benefit concert was a huge success. Over £25 will be cleared. The Council is enforcing its street by-laws in real earnest. Law-breakers, beware! &nbsp; D. J. Mahoney, local agent for the Singer Sewing Machine Co., Becker st, (nearLinsley st), Cobar. — 0 They have a cricket club at Coon- amble known as the 'Hunted to &nbsp; Death' club. &nbsp; The average lambing in the Con- dobolin sheep district this season is officially set dow...
Cycle Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 30 September 1899
Cycle Races. &nbsp; Dem. Hcp, 3 miles | Hosp'l Hcp, 2 miles F. Neilson ... scr ... scr A. Gudgeon ... scr scr &nbsp; B. Marquhardt 25 ... 15 H. Salisbury 165 Lowe ... 225 ... 150 M'Laughlin ... 225 .... 150 Rowlings ... 250 ... 170 Renshall ... 290 ... 190 J. Gudgeon .. 230 J. Mitchell ... 350 ... 230 F. Gudgeon ... 375 .. 250 Novice Handicap, 1½ miles. Renshall ... ... scr A. Collins 30 &nbsp; J. P. Burgess 30 &nbsp; F. Gudgeon 60 &nbsp; &nbsp;
Benefit Concert. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 30 September 1899
Benefit Concert. The Benefit Concert, held in the Masonic Hall, on Monday evening, was a huge success. Mr Jeffery engineered matters very well indeed. There were nearly 400 people present. We regret that other matters prevent us from giving a fuller report of the proceedings, which were of a high character indeed. The Brass Band played several selections, which were warmly received. Under Mr W. Pryce the Band plays excellent music. Miss Kinkead opened the proceedings with an overture played in a manner well worthy of this young lady's re- putation. Mrs Hooper received a splendid ovation for her excellent rendering of that difficult song 'Tell me my Heart,' while Mr Hooper was equally successful in his old favorite 'The Death of Nelson.' Mrs Mans- &nbsp; field sang 'Lover and the Bird, ' &nbsp; scoring a marked triumph, while Mr Elwin's welcome voice was heard to great advantage in 'The Scout.' &nbsp; Miss Robertson snng sweetly, though a trifle soft, that fin...
MINING. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 30 September 1899
MINING. &nbsp; During the week Cobar has been visited by Mr A. E. Bubbs, secretary of the Anglo-Australian Exploration, Ltd. A representative of the Cobar Herald interviewed him regarding the intentions of the Company he re- presented. This body has leases at Mount Boppy, and on Monday Mr Bubbs secured suspension on these claims until January 1st. Mr Elwin appeared for the Company, there &nbsp; are four shafts on the property, one being down to 200ft. The reef is 10 feet wide at north end, and has been proved for a distance of 900ft. The assay value is from 14dwts to 15dwts. The company has 35,000 tons of ore of above value already developed. At the south end a very large quantity of ore has been developed, but is not as &nbsp; good as at the north end. However, this formation is not at present taken much into consideration. The com- pany will probably work it in with the richer ore at the north end. The main central winding shaft will be &nbsp; sunk ...
Eight Hour Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 30 September 1899
Eight Hour Day. All those who nominated for the sports on Monday have accepted. Everything points to the affair being a gigantic success. Foot Races. Opening, 100 | Sh'f'ld 125 Leo ... 3 ... 3 J. Hogan ... 3 ... 3 G. McDonald ... 9 R. Jacobs ... 9 ... 10 H. Egerton 9 ... 10 &nbsp; W. Davis ... 9 ... 10 P. Gilligan ... 10 F. Wright ... ... 10 R. Pearce ... ... 10 Ferguson ... 10 ... 11 S. Grant ... 10 ... 12 F. Reece .. 12 ... 14 Jas. Frost ... 13 ... 14 &nbsp; P. Bowen ... 16 ... &nbsp; &nbsp;
Sporting. The Turf. Latest Sporting. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 30 September 1899
Sporting. The Turf. Latest Sporting. From Cobar Herald Special. Sydney. Friday. Sydney horses are daily leaving for Victoria. Already Dewey, Cocos, Ohio, Caledonia, Mazzatina, Mora, Loch Long and others have left. The latest scratching from the Caulfield are: — Lee Var, Woodlark, Spencer, Cravat, and Aquilla. The Melbourne Cup scratchings are &nbsp; — Woodlark, Spencer, Aquilla, Cravat. Owing to the wet weather sporting centres are quiet. Canterbury Park club will probably be able to hold its meeting on Saturday. Mr H. Oxenham, Pitt Street, Syd ney, reports tbe following quotations for the Caulfield : — 16 to 1 Egypt and Dewey; 20 to 1 Mora, Cranberry, Hammerhand, and Town Clock ; 25 to 1 Contrast, Gauleon, Veneda, Ko bold, Balistite, and Blunderer ; 88 to 1 Chief, Wait-a-Bit, Lockaber, Cara line, Plutus, Regained, Lancaster, Merriwee, and Holster ; 50 to 1 Bob'a dil, Cocos, Clarion, Blackwood, Bun dook, Hymettus, Caledonia, Gnullo, Olaf, Reka, George Frederick, Tre mardeu, ...
A Land Question Pastoralists' Troubles. ENORMOUS LOSSES. APPEAL TO THE MINISTER. HIS REPLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 30 September 1899
A Land Question Pastoralists' Troubles. ENORMOUS LOSSES. APPEAL TO THE MINISTER. HIS REPLY. It will be remembered that in a re- cent issue of this journal it was noti- fied that the pastoralitss of this district decided to approach the Minister for Lands when he visited Cobar with a view to obtaining some amelioration of the distressful circumstances con- tingent on the record drought. Since then our squatting friends have been compiling statistics regarding the actual losses of sheep and the expense of keeping the rest alive. On Wed- nesday morning at 9 o'clock there was a large and representative gathering of influential pastoralists in attendance at the deputation to the Minister for Lands, Mr Hassall. The proceedings took place on the balcony of the Grand Hotel. It wasn't the best place either, because every car that rattled down the Macadamised street deafened the speakers. Mr P. Oakden occupied the chair, and in attendance was Mr Spence, Mr Mayor Snelson, and a number of the l...
Telegrams. SYDNEY. FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 30 September 1899
Telegrams. SYDNEY. Friday. Speaking at Harden yesterday Mr Griffith declared that had Mr Reid not been defeated over the Neild affair, he would hare been ousted for his other misdeeds. He added that the Labor Party believed in Mr Lyne's sincerity, and intended to support him. &nbsp; Mr McGowan spoke in a similar tone. The South Australian Premier has informed Sir John Forrest that it was impossible to farther consider the Commonwealth Bill. Sir Charles H. Smith, Comman- dant of the Victorian forces, has drawn up a scheme for the despatch of 300 Victorian troops to the Transvaal, at a cost of £40,000 for a six months' campaign. In the New Zealand House of Eep- resentatives -last night, a motion offering a mounted Infantry force of 200 officers and men to the mother- country in the event of war was car ried with only 5 dissentients, amid a remarkable scene of enthusiasm. The Ministers for Land and Educa- tion have returned from tho country. Mr Perry says that in travelling thr...
Mail Tenders. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 30 September 1899
Mail Tenders. Tenders are called up to Monday, October 16, for the conveyance of the following mails in this district: — &nbsp; 101. To and from Boppy Mountain and Booroomugga, via Sussex, once a week, for one year only, 102. To and from Cobar, Wright- ville, and the Peak, via the Australian Gold Recovery Company, Bevan's Mount Pleasant, Young Australia, and Occidental Gold Mines, six times a week. 103. To and from Cobar and Gil- gunnia, via Lerida, Bulgoo, Central, Belford, Lachlan Downs, Wirlong, Thule, and Bedooba, once a week. Thus the Tweed Herald's on dit man : — ' That the reason eggs are so cheap in Queensland is because the farmers have not to feed their fowls with corn. That the cattle lie down and the fowls pick all the ticks off one side. That the cattle then quietly turn round and' the fowls clean the other side. That the cattle are thus freed from ticks, the fowls fed, and both are satisfied. That the above is another tick-prevention remedy. George Dean, whose ...
Boarding-House Geometry. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 30 September 1899
Boarding- House Geometry. All boarding-houses are the same boarding house. Boarders in the same boarding house and on the same flat are equal to one' another. A simple room is that which has no parts and no magnitude. The landlady of a boarding-house is a parallelogram — that is, an oblong angular figure, which cannot be de- scribed, but which is equal to any thing. A wrangle is the disinclination of two boarders to each other, that meet together but are not on the same floor. All the other rooms being taken a single room is called a double room. A boarding-house steak may be pro- duced any number of times. A landlady can be reduced to her lowest terms by a series of proposi- tions. A line may be made from any boarding-house to any other boarding house. The clothes of a boarding-house bed, though produced ever so far both ways, will not meet. Any two meals at a boarding-house are together less than two square meals. If from the opposite ends of a boat ding-house a line b3 drawn, pas...
Shot Through the Head. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 30 September 1899
Shot Through the Head. An elderly gentleman while walk- ing down one of the principal streets yesterday was alarmed at experiencing a sharp pain that shot through his head. He knew immediately that a headache was throating and being a man cf great good sense, he also knew that the best possible remedy was bile beans for biliousness. These beans, acting directly on the liver, give almost instantaneous relief in all cases of constipation head ache, indigestion, debility, biliousness and similar complaints, which all have their origin in derangement. If the liver gets out of order, as it often does in a climate such as ours, the whole system goes wrong, and as the proper digestion of food is the most essential thing in the sustaining of life, the consequence of bad diges tion must be most disastrous. Bile Boans will keep you well during the trying, hoc, muggy weather that will soon bo upon us. if you get sick, they will put you right. They are tho greatest spcific of the age, and as su...
SANDER AND SONS EUCALYPT EXTRACT [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 30 September 1899
SANDER AND SONS EUCALYPT EXTRACT According to reports of a great nutnbor of physicians of the highest professional standing, there are offered Eucalypti Extract, which possess no curative qualities. In protection of the world wide fame of Sandeu and Sons' preparition we publish a few abstracts from these reports, which bear fully out that uo reliance oiin be placed in other iroducts:— Dr. W. B. Bush, Oakland, Jal., writes. It is sometimes difficult to obtain the genuine article (Sander and Son's.) I employed difforeiit other pre« parations, they had no therapeutic value no bad effects. In one case the oifects were similar to the oil camphora, the objectionable action of which is wel known.' Dr. H. B. Drake, Portland Oregon, says — ' Since I -became acquaint ed with this preparation (Sander and Sons) I used no other form of eucalypti »SjI think it is fay far the best.' Dr. L. P.;Preston, Lynchburgh, Va., writes ' I never used any preparation other than Sander and Sons', aB I found th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 30 September 1899
—OF— Professional Visit to Cobar ENDING TUESDAY NIGHT, 9 O'CLOCK. AND ''...?' . / Of 225 and 227 Elizabeth Sf-c-s', opposite Hyde Park, Sydney, The Celebrated Physicians txA Specialists in the Diseases of lion and Women, HOLDING Nine Diplomas and Certificates of Qualification, and Registered be the Medical Boards of New South Wules, Victoria, South Australia, f nd Great Britain. And for the privacy of intending patients have secured CONSULTING liOOMd at TaTTERSALL'S HOTEL (Private SideEotrjnw.) KEMEMBEE that ' Procrastination is the Thief of Time,' so do not delay in seeking the proper remedy for your complaints. Whv eke out a miserable existence, suffering all the tortures of a lingering death, when a few weeks' treatment will restore you to vigorous health ? Woile there is life there is hope. Yet wilh proper treatment you may recover the full vigor of health though the affliction may be severe. DR FREEMAN would strongly urge the invalid (whoever be may ba or wherever be may reside...