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Condobolin. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 27 May 1898
(from our own correspondent 1 During the week light Bhower8 have fallen bat only in small patches. The weather ib warm and cloudy, and there is every appearancs of a heavy downfall, wiiich is still badly wanted, However, the prospects lor the ensuing season are very much brighter than last. Mr, A. Stewart, of Peak Hill, addressed the electors m the Royal Hall last Friday. There was a very large attendance who listened at tentively to the very able speech he delivered on Federation. A very rich find of ore is reported from the Anaconda mine, situated some lew miles from here out Melrose way. The results are stated to be 50 per cent of copper. Quite a a number of men are out prospecting, as this is considered a very promising district for new finds.' The opening of the line has been the means of diverting a large amount of traffic, for Bobadah, Mount Hope, and Hiliston wav, through the town, as it is found much nearer and cheaper than by the old routes. Besides this there is always pl...
Melrose. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 27 May 1898
(from our. own correspondent,) Mining matters are rather more brisk in this district than usual. The Auaconda mining party haa juat struck a fresh schute, which accord ing to all accounts is very good. Mr, Thomas Trevena is still in charge of this mine. At the mine there id an hotel kept by Mr. S. Byrne, and known aa the Melrose Hotel. There is also an excellent shop owned bj Mr. J. M, Brady, and considering the distance the place is from the railway and the wretched condition of the country, things are procurable at a very reason able figure. Xhis is because he is not entirely depending 'upon the store for a Jiving. The Red Crag minej owned by Messrs Byrum Bros., at Yellow Mountaiu, is at present at a standstill owing to the fact thit it is under offer to an English syndicate for £5000, and the company's inspector, Mr. Dun8tan, is to be up in a few days. This mine sent tons of atone to illawarra for treatment, but I have been unable to obtain the result. Gordon aud party are also o...
Travelling Stock Case. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 27 May 1898
Travelling Stook Case Mr. Justice Oolien heard an applica tion in Chambers, on Wednesday, on behalf of William Bell, of Orange, drover, to make absolute a rule nisi for a writ of prohibition to restrain William Brooke and John Fullarton Armstrong; Js.P., of Forbes, and Arthur Tertius Robertson, of Travers dale, Forbes, grazier, from further proceeding on an order made by those justices in a case in which Robertson was complainant and Bell defendant, for alleged breach of the Travelling Stock Act, in not travelling certain sheep six miles in one direction during 24 houi'3 ending 7 a.m., March 21. His Honor made absolute the rule nisi, with costs.
"Kingswood Cookery Book," [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 27 May 1898
"Kingswood Cookery Book," We have received from the pub lishers, Messrs Angus and Ko'oertson, o£ Sydney, a copy of the fourth and enlarged edition of the popular Kings-* wood Oookery Book. The work must be looked on as an indiapensible "vade mecum," in the domain of domestic economy. It is written for Australians by an Australian. To the young housewife it comes, ag a noted variety of pens, as a boon and a blessing, while matrons of maturer years and cooks in general will find it one of the most handy' and complete cookery books ever issued from the printiug press.
Notes and Comments [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 27 May 1898
TBy "Noogoora.'H As the eventful third of Jane approaches interest in the Convention Bill vote deepens. A month or so ago it did really seem as though the ordinary elector would hardly deem it worth his while to merely cross the street to vote. To-day there is a geaeral skirmishing round for mislaid electors rights ; at every street comer you will find tnen warmly discussing the Billj while the first greeting one guts in meeting a friend is pretty sure to be: " Well, how is Federation going?" It is well that it is bo j but at the same time I do not appreciate the extent to which mere sentiment is Bwaying the multitude. There are other considerations to be weighed. One of these is the matter-of-fact question—»" What nave we as New South Welshmen to gain individually or collectively and what to lose by the bargain?" This is a question that one and all of us should ask ourselves, and not be in too much of a hurry to jump at conclusions. 77 7? 1? If we in the eountrv have been deeply pl...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 27 May 1898
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"HELD BY HE ENEMY." [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 27 May 1898
On Thursday night the Constance Hardie Silver King Company sub mitted the celebrated American military drama " Held by the Enemy" to a fair audience in the Royal Hall. The piece was capitally staged, and the performers one and al! were ac corded a good reception. The mili tary spirit now rampant lent an additional charm to the romance unfolded by the drama - builder. Right through the piece the theme hinged on the miniature battles between love and duty, in which the former of course iovariably conquered. Miss Constance Hardie captivated the audience with a bright, yet feeling representation of " Rachael Mc Creeryj" burdened with rival lovers (of rival military camps) and an aunt —•especially the aunt. Around the part of '• Thomas Bean/' the typical matter-of-fact war correspondent, Mr, Albert Lucas wove as cleyer a piece of character acting as it has been our lot to witness either iu town or country. We must con gratulate Miss Scott for her pour trayal of "The Aunt" ; and the other...
Federation Speech. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 27 May 1898
Oq Monday night Mr. W. G. Cameron delivered a second addreao j0 favor of the Federation Conven tion Bill. The ivlayor presided and there was a fair attendance. Mr. Cameron said when he ad dressed them before a question was asked, about which he had some doubt. This question was1: " Are those who reside in Federal territory—that is, in tba territory where the Federal capi ta". is situated—to be disfranchised V' He quoted Professor Bryce to show that residents within Federal territory would be disenfranchised, so that the gentlemen who clamoured for the Federal capital would, if they got it, have to put up with disfranchisement. The more he became acquainted with the Bill the more he felt satisfied that it. waB worthy of acceptance by a free and enlightened people. It bad been whispered that he was a paid delegate. He wished to refute that statement for he had never received the thousandth part of a farthing for what he did. It was simply through a love of the question that he came be...
A Fire Alarm. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 27 May 1898
A Fire Alarm. On Tuesday evening about 8 o'clock the fire bell sounded an alarm, word being conveyed to the station that a fire had started at the Grand Hotel. It seems that some boys had thrown a lighted cracker on the balcony, with the result that the woodwork caught fire. The flame was subdued before much damage was done.
Sunday School Picnic. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 27 May 1898
Sundav School Picnic. The annual picnio of the Parkes and Ourrajong Wesleyan Sunday School children was held in the People's Park on Tuesday. Over 100 children took part in the picnic which was carried out under the direction of Mr. O. J. Howard (Superintendent of the Parkes Sunday School), Mr. E. Best (Superintendent of the Gurrajong Sunday School), Rev Mr, Graham and the teachers. Notwithstanding the bleakness of the day the little ones secured a most enjoyable outing.
Intercolonial News. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] SYDNEY, THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 27 May 1898
[By Electric Telegraph.] SYDNEY, Thursday. Wheat is quoted at 3s 9dto 4a 9d; chickwheat at 3s 3d to 3b 8d. The stranded ship Hereward was sold yesterday by public auction for £550. The Central Horse Bazaar, Perth, was destroyed by fire yesterday. The damage is estimated at about £8000; 27 horses were roasted alive. It has been definitely decided that Friday, June 8, will be a public holi day. It is stated on good authority that there is a strong feeling m favor of the Commonwealth Bill among all the banking institutions, A great number of meetings were held at various centres last night, each party pushing the campaign with great energy and confidence. An old man named William Flynn, a resident of Camperdown, was found dead yesterday, hanging from the rafters in an outhouse. i„", I,.i-t . -T- . i . Mrs. King, one of the victims of the Rookwood tragedy, died on Tuesday. Mr. T. Garter, of the Walli Public School, has been transferred to Forbes as assistant teacher,, The Birthday Cup, ...
Latest Intelligence. [BY CABLEGRAM.] LONDON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 27 May 1898
[By Cablegram.] London, Wednesday. Jeddah won the Derby, with Batt second, and Dunlop third. The Epsom Cup resulted as fol lows Bay Ronald 1, New haven 2, Winkfield's Pride 3. Captain Cailas, commander of one of the Spanish ships in the battle at Manila, has been court martialled and ordered to be shot, for surrendering without firing. Admiral Montogo, in command of the Spanish Fleet in the action, has been court martialled for cowardice and incompetency. General Miles, commander of the American army in the invasion of Cuba, says he will require 85,000 men. Five thousand American troops have sailed for the Phillipines, being unable to acquire additional transports. The Washington authorities are convinced that Admiral Cerveras is in the vicinity of Santiago. Admiral Dewey prevented the land ing of provisions by the Germans at Manila. The officers of the American army, at Tampa, heid a dinner in honor of the Queen's birthday. The British and American flags were intertwined, o—
Manildra. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 27 May 1898
m^rom our own correspondent.) i-ftr/We have had some nice rain, which Caused quite a spring in the grass, but as the frost is getting more Bevere we cannot expect the growth to extend very long. The Ploughing Match Committee held their annual meeting during the week, and after fchey had adjusted their financial affairs tor the past season invited the public to parti cipate in the election of officers for the new committee, which resulted in the old officers being returned, and several names entered on the roll for membership. After a prolonged dis cussion on various items of interest, Mr. Stanford moved that the sec retary be paid for his serviceo, but on Mr. Griffiths declining with thanks to receive any salary, Mr, Stanford's motion lapsed. The committee have decided to hold the show some time in August next, of which due notice will be given. The Progress Committee has also been reorganised. The committee formed a deputation to meet the Railway Commissioners on their return from ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 27 May 1898
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THE Western Champion AND PARKES AND FORBES REPRESENTATIVE. FRIDAY, MAY 27, 1898. A Last Word. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 27 May 1898
THE AND PARKES AND FORBES REPRESENTATIVE. FRIDAY, MAY 27, 1898. Before our nest issue is in your j hands the most momentous political i question ever submitted to you will ! have entered on the stage of virtual decision, and anything we co,uld then I say would be too late. It is not now a question of one candidate against J another, for one electorate in the! colony. It la a question of the in- J dependence and prosperity of New South Wales herself. You are asked to sacrifice that independence and to impair that prosperity—to sacrifice independence by accepting a Constitu tion in which one House of the Legislature will be dominated by the smaller colonies, and to sacrifice pros perity by taking on your shoulders a load of extortionate taxation, which you have just succeeded in shaking off. Those of you who vote " Yes" must be prepared to accept this immense responsibility with your eyes open, and not only must you accept this responsibility for yourselves, but you must be prepared t...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 27 May 1898
In Memoriam. IN Loving Memory of dear little MINNIE IRENE FRAUENFELDER, who &nbsp; died on May 22, 1898 ; aged 8 months. Interred at Parkes. Another little lamb is gone To dwell with Him who gave ; Another little darling one Is sheltered in the grave. God needed one more angel child Amidst His shining band, And so He stooped with loving smile And clasped our darling's hand.
Scalded to Death. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 27 May 1898
Scalded to Death. On Monday a seven months old daughter of Mr. S. Frauenfelder, of Bogan Gate, succumbed in town to the effects of severe scalding. It appears that the little thing pulled a kettle of boiling water over herself while her mother was momentarily absent. An inquest was dispensed with.
ORANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 27 May 1898
ORANGE. Mrs. Norris, an old lady 93 years of age, and a native of the Hawkes- bury district, died during the week at the residence of her daughter, Mrs Fletcher, of East Orange. Mrs. Beveridge, mother of Mrs. R. Anderson, of March-street, also died at the age of 91. Mr. Barton gave a stirring address here during the week in favor of the Convention Bill.
Federal Flashes. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 3 June 1898
Twenty-five per cent on evG$y article imported and no free list is the real cos? of-Federation under the Bill, . West Australia doesn't care a row of pins about Federation. Her . Parliament and people heve to sanction the Bill yet. 't^The confutaion resulting from the mixing of the Federal and State revenue will do more to ©strange the States than any existing conditions. The Hobart correspondent to the Melbourne "Argus" says that Tas mania is going to hang back from federation because it cannot afford the expense, . Thus the 4&lt; Australasian" ; If the Sydney Finance Commission's report ainountsto aoythiugj, it amounts to thiSj that the Australian colonies cannot afford to federate. The oversea imports of the five colonies which propose to Federate amount to about ^27,000,000, To raise .^$7,000,000 on this a 25 -per cent tariff all round will be needed. The United States House of Representatives hae passed resolutions declaring in favor ot a popular vote for the election o...