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COBAR. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 3 June 1898
COBAR. Mr. Louis Janin returned to Cobar OD Monday. Great reparations ars being made for the Cobar show. There are over 500 men employed at the copper mine now. The recent cycling carnival resulted as follows Maiden Plate.—Cran ston 1, McLaughlin 2 ; Open Han dicap.— Barnett 1, Hansen Cran ston 3 ; Ladies' Bracelet.—Barnett 1, Hansen 2, Corbett 3 ; Amateur Han dicap.—Hunt 1, Cotton 2; Miie Handicap.—Beard 1, Cranston 2, Hansen 3; Novelty Handicap.—Wil son 1, Cranston 2 j Birthday Handi cap.—Beard 1, Kemp 2, Langridge 3j Championship Race.— Beprd 1, Langridge 2, Wilson 3„ [P. Barnett mentioned above is a brother of R. Barnett, of Parkes, -Ed. C.]
Our Neighbours. (FROM OUR EXCHANGES.) GRENFELL. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 3 June 1898
♦ (from our exchanges.) G RENFELL. On Thursday evening last a number of the friends of Mr John Sip-pel met at the Council Chambers.to bid him farewell. A very old resident of the district, J&ichard Dempsey, passed away to the great majority oa Friday night. De ceased came to this district soon after the Grenfell Rush, and was one of the first settlers on the Tyagoi.g Ureek, where he passed the remainder of his days following farming pursuits. A severe accident happened on Friday, to Albert Dawson through a fall of earth while mining at the town end of the Star Lead. He was con veyed to the hospital where his in juries were found to be moat serious. On Tuesday, a man named Sydney James Gibbons succumbed to chronic constipation, a complaint from which he had suffered for many years. He was 68 yearB of age, had never mar ried, and had been a resident of Gren ffell for a little over two years, having come here with Mr. C, Plumb, with whose family he had lived on and off for seve...
DUBBO. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 3 June 1898
DUB BO. The Dubbo Musical Society held their first subscription concert for this eeaBon, during the week, before a crowded and fashionable audience, when W. H. Birch's cantata, u The Wreck of the Argosy," was success fully rendered by a chorus of 45 voicea. A &lt;£50 open handicap was shoe off on Queen's Birthday, under the aus pices of the Dubbo Gun Club. At the eighth round the first money, £35, was divided between " RedclifFe" (24yds, two nominations), H. Antill 23ydp). P. B. Bloonofield (27yds), F Mack (24yds), A. Perrottet (22yds) and "Powell" (27yds). Second and third moneys. £15, were then shot off, and divided between &lt;r Redcliffe," F. B. Bloomfield, and t( Powell" at thr eleventh round.
BOURKE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 3 June 1898
B 0 U R K B The typhoid patients at the hospital are all doing well; no fresh cases have been reported. The Hospital Com mittee are having great trouble in the way of obtaining sufficient milk. At the races, on the first day, when the jockeys came to be weighed out for the Central Australian Handicap, Mr. Trader fouud that someone had removed one of the weights ?rom the scales substituting in its place a *' cronk'' weight. It was most for tunate that the Clerk of the Scales noticed it before the horses weighed out, because no doubt a great deal of trouble was thereby saved.
The Rush. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 3 June 1898
"The " Daily Telegraph's" mining. reporter has just inspected the rash near Banks' and this is what he has to saV about ^ • , . , The site of the new rush is at Goobang Creek, about eight miles north of Parkes, and three miles west nf where the Wellington-road crosses j the creek. This creek runs a long Stance to the west, and junctions with the Billabong Creek, which ap pears to be the general outlet of many the old leads. The course of r(,nbaa« Creek is between low ranges fn° which, at various points, gold hearin* quartz reefs have been worked. from the junction of the Goobang and Billabong creeks upwards no prospect ing was done for alluvial until recently, and this seems strange, considering the richness of other gullies to the south andsouth-west, and'thelikelihood of so long a natural drainage channel | the depository of gold-laden I detrftes from the surrounding hills. The discovery which has caused th.6 present excitement was made by | Beuben Spicer and party, on coir dition...
Manildra. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 3 June 1898
(from our own correspondent.) A very pretty wedding was cele brated in the Church of England, here on 26 th May, by Rev. W, Rose, the incumbent for the parish, when Miss S. Windred, eldest daughter of Mrs Windred, of Mandegery Farm, was united in wedlock's bonds to Mr. G. Woods, of Corinda, The brides maids were Misa Maud Windred (the bride's sister) and JViss Adeline Win dred (the bride's cousin), Mr. «T. Gaudrey was best man. Mr. W. Windred, of Moloner, representing the mother, gave the bride away. The on lookers were eagerly watching for and awaiting the arrival of the wedding party, which arrived about 4'l5 p.m. The church was crowded. Upon the assemblage leaving the church at the close of the ceremony, Mias Ethel Stanford, by request, presided at the organ and played in a very masterly manner "The Wedding March," which had a very pleasing effect. The bride and bridegroom, accompanied by their invited ^ueats, adjourned to the Manildra Hotel where everything was in readiness for ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 3 June 1898
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FORBES LAND BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 3 June 1898
The following cases have been set, down for hearing at the next sitting of the Forbes Xand Board, on the datea mentioned :— Monday 13th June. Applications under Water Rights Act—J. B. Doakin, pumping plant, portion 2-VII, pariah Marsden ; J. B Donkin, embankment, 12-VII, 60, 59, parish Cadalgulee ; Martin Bros., pumping plant, portion 2?, pariRh Forbes j T. iSdo's aod Co., ltd , earth dara, portion *293 parish Yarrabundi; T. Edols and Co., ltd., pumping plant, portion 19, parish Buvrawang; T. Edols and ,Oo-v ltd.,: pumping plant, portion; |I, Yarrabundu
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 3 June 1898
FROM ^€$?fecs> IL©®I!s.- sal HHiins ILfisit, ABD ILiiimes Mew, (Fu'esto, aandl ISesE &lt;5gin;aOity (Q^ly Grimes' Arrowroot Biscuits 8d 5£d, Pearl Barley 3d, B Powder (Waugh'o) Is 6cl Currants 6d, Cornflour 4£d, Coffee Is l^d. Cocoa (Eppa'or Fry's) 5^d, Candles 5d, 6£d; Devilled Ham 8d, Herrings (fresh) 6d—a other tinned fish, best brands, at lowest prices. Record Jam" (registered brand, guaranteed pure fruit and. best sugar) 5£d lib tin, full weight. Kerosene (150 test), "Water White," per case 10s 9d, per quart 5d. Wax Matches 3£d, Milk D.M. 7d, GLM 7Jd All M'eala of the boat brands at bottom rates. Salad and Castor Oil 5d, English Pickles 8^d, Pepper 2£d, Raisins and Sultauas 7£d, Worcestershire Sauce 4^d, Golden Syrup (21b tin 7d, Sa°;o 2£d, Starch 4d, Tapioca (flaked and pearl) 3d, Sugar 2£d, 701b bag, 15s 91 (Company's I.C. White) Soap 4£d and 5^d large bars, Tea—9d, Is, Is 3d, Is 6d, The Is 6d line a speciality ; Gold Crown, splendid flavour. Vinegar (large bottles...
"SALVO-JURE" IN REPLY. (TO THE EDITOR 'WESTERN CHAMPION.') [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 3 June 1898
•'SMTO-JIffi" DC] ESEPlffo (TO THE EDITOR ' WESTERN CHAMPION.') Sir.—I can give ' A Farmer' credit for one fching. In his evasive letter in your last issue be is about as careful in dodging the truth as he would be in ploughing around stumps which he had forgotten to remove, Ho charged Mr. Gardiner with making a certain statement, and I claim that ' A Farmer' could not prove his charge, and he has failed to do it. In my letter of the 12th I said 'A Farmer' commenced with a ' mistatement or a falsehood,,' I left it quite open, and now ' A Farmer' accepts the cap 1 false hood,' presumably the most fitting one. He also says that I am the falsifier ; echo may answer or explain, but ' A Farmer' conveniently forgot to do so. If he felt he was on safe ground he might have proved his charge from the verbatim reports of Mr. Gardiner's address. But, ae evidence that his stock of proof had run out, he intro duces from the stock of his reserve store such things as kidney, Pro tection. dirt and ...
Latest Intelligence. [BY CABLEGRAM.] LONDON, WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 3 June 1898
.•[By Cablegram.] LONDON, Wednesday. A report from Hayti states that a severe fight occurred at the entrance to Santiago Harbor between the American and Spanish squadrons. After two hours conflict the Spaniards were compelled to retire. On Sunday night two Spanish torpedo boats attacked two American ctuisers at Havana, They had reached within a few hundred yard a of the vessels when the latter opened fire and compelled them to retreat. Two well-known English war cor respondents have been arrested at Havana and are to be tried at» opies» Further details of the reported fighting at Santiago state that 14 American ships were engaged in the attack but the Washington Naval Department discredits the report.
Federation. MESSES NEILD AND HOLMAN. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 3 June 1898
MESSES NSILD AND HOLM AN. On Wednesday night, Mr. J. C. Neild, the member for Paddington, and Mr. W. A. Holman, delivered two interesting addresses in opposi tion to the Convention Bill, iu Blarney's Hall. The Mayor,presided, and the building was packed to the doors, a goodly .number of ladies being also present. Mr. Neild, by way of preface, promised to abuae no onej and lo speak with the recognition of that responsibility which every man should when addressing his fellows on such a very momentous subject. A.t the outset, the Bill contained many good clauses which called for no criticism, and certainly no con demnation m3 but, on the other hand, there were clauses that he could not accept, and on a few of them he intended to speak that night. Before plunging into the subject matter of the Bill, he desired to say a few words concerning those who were supporting aud those who were opposing the Bill. It had been jeeringly pointed out that arrayed against the Bill, were all conditions ...
Land Selection. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 3 June 1898
Land Selection. At the local Land Office yesterday a ballot was taken for two homestead selections, formerly within the lease hold area of Gloobang. There were ten applications for each. Portion 1, of 889 acres was won by John T. Henderson, and portion 3, of 864 acres by W. G, Dayey. •
Trangie. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 3 June 1898
(from our own correspondent.): The weather during the past few days has beeu extremely cold, and the mornings have dawned showing thick white froBts, As these frosts nave been the first we have had this Winter, we naturally enough feel them much more than we will later on. The prevailing opinion seems to be that we shall have an exceptionally bitter winter, and certainly indications just now point tDat way. This outlook is not so pleasing to all parties as it might be. Those who will have eweB lambing must necessarily experience some hardships in weathering the cold winter, and in plenty of places this year the grass is not m such abun dance as one might wish it to be, Pastoralista, when one comes to think over it, have not had sucii magnifi cent returns during the past two or three seasons as many might think. The scarcity of grass and water gener ally, and the expense they have been compelled to meet in scrub cutting, fencing and other things (of course improvements to their holdi...
Federation. MESSRS REYMOND AND CRABB'S SPEECHES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 3 June 1898
MESS'ES REYMOND AND • OEABB'S- SPEECHES. On Tuesday evening Messrs Hey mond and Crabb--delivered addresses in the Royal Hall in /avor of th'e the Convention Bill. Mr H H Cooke presided. Mr. Reymond was the first speaker. He said when he first spoke ou the aubjecfc he dwelt on the necessity existing loir Federation. Now appar ently all were agreed Federation was necessary, but it was over the lines on which Federation was to be brought about that thev differed. The union of States was brought about in two ways~by conquest or by mutual consent; It was on ihe latter basis that they wanted to federate. At some length the speaker d *elt on the history of Federation, adding that they had to thank the Americans fpj~ solving the true problems of Federa tion, and. the harmonious working of two systems, of Government side by aide. Speaking of the terms on which-. Australia now proposed to ; federate* he sketched at some length the; most salient points in the Convention Bill, pointing out the ...
THANKS. (TO THE EDITOR "WESTERN CHAMPION.") [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 3 June 1898
THE EDITOR "WESTERN CHAMPION.") Sir,—=We desire to thank Mesdames Kerin, Moloney, Berry, Carey, Mo^ Keown, Misses McFadden, Toohey, Moloney, and other ladies and gentle* men, who assisted in carrying out tbe late R„0. Church Bazaar, at Trundle, to such a successful issue. •Yours. 5,1 H. V. EOY. M.KERIN. Trundle, May 28. For Consumptive Coughs take Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, la 6d and 2s 6d. For first-class Hairdreasing, try Harry Moran, next to E. Pratt's, Razor-setting a specialty** All the cases set clown for hearing at the Small Debts Court, on Wed nesday, were either 8ettled or post poned. Spain may be exhausted by her struggle with the Cubans, and hep finances may be in serious disorder, but the Spanish people (writes the " Daily News") can still find plenty of money for their amusements, and par ticularly for the amusement of bull fighting. Wot even a tenor singer of high reputation earns more money than a popurlar torero, The three moat famous ball-slayers at the present t...
Intercolonial News. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] SYDNEY, THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 3 June 1898
•—O [By Electric Telegraph.] SYDNEY, Thursday. j Wheat ib quoted at 3s 9&lt;i to 4s 6d 5 j chickwheat at 3b 3d to 3a 8d. The revenue return® for May show an increase of ,£110,400 over the corresponding month of last year. The Federation campaign was con tinued last night with unabated vigor, No atone has been left unturned by the advocates of each side to secure a victory. Mr. Barton addressed a big meet ing at the Exchange in the afternoon, and another in the evening at Dariinghurst, whilst Mr, Want, Sir George Dibbs, and other prominent opponents are working most energeti cally throughout the suburbs. It is expected the Qivil Servants' | vote will be largely cast with the " Noes." The Anti-Billites are to have a last shot to-night at the Town Hall, where a monster demonstration is to he held. Over 200 meetings have been ar ranged by both parties, in all parts, for this evening. The water rights suit, Blackwood v. McCaughey, was decided m favor of plaintiff, damages being a...
Interesting to Graziers. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 3 June 1898
Interesting co Graziers, A large meeting of land holders was held at the Court House Hotel, Forbes, on Thursday, for the purpose of re-, questing the Minister for Lands to have the destruction clauses of the Rabbit Act o£ 1890 extended to the district. Resolutions passed were as follows:—1, Proposed by Mr- ill. M. V. Oarr, of Murrumbogie and seconded by Mr. 0. H. Edols, of Burrawang,— " That owing to the spread of the rabbit pest in this district, and the apathy shown by land holders in check ing it, this meeting respectfully re quest the Hon. Minister for Lands to bring into operation the destruction clauses in the Rabbit Act of 1890 by the necessary notifications, etc., in order that simultaneous action may be commenced and continued for suppres sing the evil while it is within the power of the landholders to deal with it in an effectual manner." ■ 2. Pro posed by Mr. J. B. Donkin, of Lake Cowal, and seconded by Mr. G. H. Edols,—" That. the Stock Inspeator for the district be appo...
Mining Matters. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 3 June 1898
Mining Matters. The New Bushman's Hill Company cleaned up 625 tons during the week for 271oz lldwt retorted gold, and from cyanide 74oz 17dwt smelted goH 5 total 346oz 8dv&lt;rt.—The latest from the Coobang rush is that nine bags of dirt were washed for a return of two grains.—The Koh=i-nor battery is about to start on stone from the Law yer's Puzzle and Koh-i-nor mines,
Federation Serman. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 3 June 1898
On Sunday evening Bev F. G. Neild delivered a sermon in St George;s Cburch on Federation. The rev. genUeman took for his text the words of 4-II Phillipians, II " Look not every man on his own things but every man also on the things of others." During the coming week he said the people would be called on to decide a vastly important question. Never before in the history of the colonies had such a momentous matter as that of the Federal issue to be decided on 3rd June, been placed before tbe electors of the colonies. It was a grand ideal "One people one flag, one destiny." But it might be asked what had the church to do with Federation ? To answer this they had only to look at the pages of past history to see the marvellous influence wrought bv the church on nations in the by-gone past. This was nofc a party matter by any means. He was not there to urge them to vote one way or the other, but to try and set before them the true spirit in which this matter should be considered, and the ...