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Sydney Day by Day. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 May 1903
Sydney Day by I)ay, . By''NediWooli.' The education of the female voter - j XJroceeds apace, and if the average 1 woman doesn't know how to mark her 1 ballot paper when the time comes, it j will not be the' fault of the whiskered 1 person with the usual political axe to - 1 grind. Ninety-nine out of every hunt' I dred women who vote, will vote the I way Father or Big Brother or Best 1 Boy votes. The.-6th.er one per cent.. 3 .will be informal. j Now that women are in politics, their | attention should be directed to a few j reforms which' come directly within j their 'sphero1* to push along. For J instancQj better, and more humane 1 legislation is needed, to remove jjie 11 disabilities under which the superfluous i infant labors. ? I made a casual anal- j ysis o'f the adyerti6ometots appearing '| last Saturday iii the largest and most | righteous of Sydney dailies, Under the | heading x)f ''Miscellaneous.' Nine 1 out of 'the' twelve ads! were from Clar*- 4 vqyants/ Spiritualists, Pal...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 May 1903
Local and General. Since Saturday last extomely cold weather has been experienced at Peak Hill. - Between this centre and Dandaloo, the country is beginning to look splen didly. On the Myall plains, the Trefoil is growing at a remarkable rate. Messrs Cannon Bros.' of Wollanbill an, cultivation paddocks, camprising upwards of 1500 acres, are a picture. The crop at Middlofield is also look ing perfect. Mr J. L. Ed wards of Tomingley, secured first; prize at the Dubbo Show, for the Blood Stallion 3 years and over, with his General Lay Ray. It will 'be remembered that General Lay Ray stood last season at Tomingley, For the best matched pair of buggy horses, Mr. J. B. Strahorn of Glen Isla, carried off lBt prize* In the . dog section — Fox Terrier, Mr. J. Jackson obtained 2nd prize. Mr. J. L. Edward's Silver May, was awarded 1st prize for the best filly, 1 year and under 2 years. Mr. R. Carter secured the prize for fna miomniAti potm Mr. R. Newbigging informs us that his wheat has come u...
Political Lecture. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 May 1903
Political Lecture. Mr. J. J. Foster, late of New Zoa-_ land, delivered 6, political lecture from' Murrell's balcony on Saturday evening last. ? .- ?' ? -. ?? . :':- :';:.\' '?';?'' i Mr, T. D. Oxley occupied the Chair, and briefly introduced tho speaker.' Mr- Foster, who was well received, spoke for upwards of 2 hours. Ho apparently holds distinct socials istic views, and prefaced his remarks by pointing out the great strides with in the various countries' of the world, ? instancing in particular, RusBia and Germany. In America the spectacle was presented of the great Trusts with Pierpont Morgan and other Exploiters drawing millions in dividends, while thousands on thousands of jieople trore unemployed, and were thus unable to obtain even the common necessaries of life. The system of private enter prise would work out its own cure. In the country referred to the people were already beginning to clamour for the collective ownership of the trusts. Referring to New Zealand, the speaker...
They Say. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 May 1903
-Th&t Bsm Tliat ttio g^aes is growiug splendidly ^ . throughout the district Tlintplougliing opomtinns are being carried on at high pressure. *** That a large number of crops are vj ' ah-eody np. , ' That the enid crops are lool^ng splendidly: J '? ' That it ' would bo hard iorthemto uu ouierwiBe, areer vaa epienaia rain^. ^M| That a most successful sale was f| conducted by Messrs H. N Gibson 3 & Coy. at Woodleigh an Saturday last ?* --m That fair prices were realised, Jm That if the average mnu could only jj eell the advice he gives away, it would ?jj keep a clork busy looking after Ilia 1 income. ~ Jj That the Victorian Strike is causing § keea iatorost locally. ^ ThatMushroonisaboundinthousands 3 around the town. . M That a jwlitical Lecture was doiivored g on Saturday evening last. S That someone informed the Pension- v| ors, it was Bruce Hall who was speak* ;6 iug. ^ ? | That a rush immeiiatoly took place Ji to got closer. J Thattho Pensioners would give a ij tr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 May 1903
CAMBBIDGE CLUB HOTEL, -^WELL STREET, - - PEAK HILL - - S. W, SWAIN, - - Proprietor. ONE OF THE OLDEST AND BEST HOTELS IN THE TOWN. Excellent Wines, Spirits, and Accommodation, Etc. ACETYLENE GAS INSTALLED THROUGHOUT. First-class Billiard Boom. -' - ? Good Stabling. j The Public acquainted -with this Hotel know its good reputation, and strangers patronising it will be fully satisfied with the result. Massey-Harris Bicycles. i Massey-Harris Bicycles. ' The best Wheel ' Best in construction. Best in ease of running. Best in strength of frame. j Massey-Harris Bicycles. Best in hill-climbing. Best in speed Best in honest value. We hold all Sj)eed Records, both Amateur, and Professional Canada Cycle & Motor Co., Limited, 357 George-st., Sydney. Local Agent, A. W. Taylor & Co., Peak: Hill. CARRINGTON .'. HOTEL, I Caswell Street, Peak Hill. WISHES to notify the Public of Peak Hill and .Surrounding District that ho is carry! on the above well-known Hosttory.and hopes to merit...
Agatha Webb. THE PURPLE ORCHID. CHAPTER XIX. POOR PHILEMON. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 May 1903
Agatha Webb. THE PURPLE ORCHID. CHAPTER XIX. POOK PHILEMON. For ilit? first half mile he sat perfectly silent. The moon* was now up, and the road stretched before them, flooded with light. As long aB no one was to be seen on this road, or on the path running beside it, Mr. Sutherland held himself erect, his eyos fixed before him, in an attitude of anxious inquiry. But as soon as any sound came to break the silence, or there appeared in me distance aneaa or mem me least appearance of a plodding wayfarer, ''he drew back and hid himself in the recesses of the vehicle. This happened several times. Then his whole manner changed. They had just passed Frederick, walking with bowed head, towards Sutherlandtown. Miut he was ? not the only person on the road at this time. A few minutes previously they had-paesed another man walking in the same direction. As Mr. Sutherland mused Over this he found himself peering through the small -window at the back of the buggy striving to catch another glim...
Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 May 1903
Municipal Council. The usual fortnightly meeting of the above was held at the Council Chambers, on Wednesday evening the 6th inst. Present: His worsTiip the Mayor — Aid. Gibson, in the chair, Swain, Oxley Davey, Kennedy, and the Council Clerk— Mr. W. B. Wynne. The minutes of the previous meet ing were duly confirmed. ? COEEESPOKDENCE. From treasuryj intimating that no special subsidy was due to the Council Received. FromiMr. A. N. Davey. Applying fnv rmrininfiinTl i-f\ onnftH*imf. n. Tinr riroin in front of his -premises. — Granted. Reports from the Clerk of Works andlnspectof of Slaughter Yards were received. With reference to the latter, Aid. Kennedy complained that during the time he had. been carrying on the' business of a' butcher he had not re ceived fair treatment at the hands of the Inspector — Sargeant Braynei Other butchers were allowed conces sions in regard to killing which ho had not. ' ' . The Treasurer reported a credit balance of £3 3s 8d The Valuators reported that ...
Seed Wheat. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 May 1903
Seed Wheat. During the week, Mr. MiUgate, of Sunnysidc, brought in for our inspec tion, a small bag of seeds of noxious ?woods, obtained from the wheat for warded l-y the Government. Ap parently every useless weed known is represented, and if the seed obtained received by others, the fanners of xhi-i district will rue the day that any Sou;h Australian Wheat was sown, on thou sands. It is hardly conceivable that f he Government would send out such wheat, especially as the seed from South Australia was supposed to have bet-n ovoj bftuk-il after renehiug Sydney;
Parkes Junior Minstrels [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 May 1903
Parkes Junior Min strels On Wednesday evening last, the Parkes Junior Minstrels gave an enter tainment in Matthews' Hall, in aid of ?the iunds of the local Hospital. A large audience was present, and the various items were f airly well received. An apology was tendered by Mr Meyers for the unavoidable absence of several members of tho Troupe. The first portion of the Programme consisted of the usual Minstrel display lULOlBJ^IUlOCU. WllU BUllgOt All .Ltllli -C, besides songs, a number of recitations were given. The -programme conclud ed with a laughable Farce, entitled — 'J. P.' for a day, which took well. During the evening Mr Miles one of the Hospital Committee, in the absence of the President who was ill, briefly thanked the gentlemen, on behalf of the Institution, for the mat erial service rendered by thorn. It is estimated that the gross returns of the entertainment will amount to about £8. After the Concert, a dance was held which realised £2 1 Is Od nt the door.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 May 1903
Severe Bruises Ban ished. '?I severely bruised my leg' says Mr John Clarke, of Union Lane, Newcastle, 'whilst working on the wharf at Newcastle, for which I tried many ointments, but gained no relief until I tried Zam-buk. Four applica tions proved sufficient to effect a per fect cure, and I shall have much pleas ure in recommending such a valuable ointment to my friends.' Zain-buk Ointment will be found a certain cure for cuts, burns, boils, bruises, running lumbago, neuralgia, ringworms, pimp les, blackheads, chapped and cracked hnnds, chilblains, etc. As an embroca tion Zambuk is unequalled. From all Chemists and stores Is 6d per pot, or .post paid from the Zam-Buk Manu facturing Co., 39 Pitt Street, Sydney. Sydney Sights. Visitors to the city will have nothing^to complain about in the shape of quantity and quality at the evergreen Cycloraina. Besides the exciting and life-like battle (scene there is a host of attractions including our old friend Daphne in a new and marvlleous ro...
Church of England. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 May 1903
Church of England. On Wednesday afternoon next, the adherents and friends of the St. Ste ~phens' Church, are requested to attend with axes, mattocks, &c.,atthe Church's Water Wright, opposite the Hospital, there to use a little surplus .energy in some suckering and grubbing which requires to be done. Afternoon. tea is to be provided by the ladies, and there is the assurance of the _ Rev. J. H. U1UUUEU11 HAUL .ti . JJAtitUSUU-b .U.U4U ? »J11 UO spent. ' lMr.-.01dham is a*great' organ iser, and with the help of his parishionors he has had Ihe Church lined and various other works of im provement carried out, 'needless to say at a minimum of cost. It issaid-he finds an ever ready adviser in these projects, in the person of one of the three real live Church Wardens.
Pastures Protection Board [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 May 1903
Pastures Protection Board In our Business - Columns will.be found an address, from Mr J. L, Whitmill, of Wombin, to the Electors of the Molong Stock District, solicit ing their support at the forthcoming Election, Mr . Whitmill, as is well known throughout this district, has had a large practical experience in grazing and agricultural pursuits. In are the advancement of the conditions under which the 'Man on the land ' exists, Mr Whitmill has rendered conspicuous service. He is a gentleman of broadminded views, and is one who is never afraid to express an opinion. He is hold in the highest esteem and respect around this centre. We have no hesitation in recommending him to the Electors, as by according him their votes, they are but furthering their own interests.
Bio-Tableau Coy. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 May 1903
Bio-Tableau Coy. The American Bio-Tableau Coy., visited Peak Hill on Wednesday and and Thursday last. On the former evening heavy rain precluded a large attendance being present, but on the Thursday, their now famous entertain ment was given bofore a large and appreciative audience. The musical portion of the programme received great favour, as did also the many splendid views presented by aid of their powerful cinemetograph. Everyone anneared to be hiarlilv nleased with tlio nights' amusement, and the company which has become very popular throughout the various districts it has visited undoubtedly deserves patron age. '
Gazette Notices. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 15 May 1903
* Gazette Notices. Mr. F. J. Martel's application for a Mineral Lease, county Kennedy, par ish Beaconsfield, of 20 acres, has been granted. Tenders will /be received up to the 9th of July, for an Improvement Lease of 1100 acres on Waterloo Holding. 244 acres,' parish Yarran, co'unty Lincoln, has been set apart for condi tional purchase, and will be available on August 27th at 25s per acre. The expired Leasehold Area of Der ribong, Ddndaloo, comprising 3504 acres has . been granted to the New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency, as a Preferential Occupation license.