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Selected Story. THE YOUNG LADY OF TARRION FARM. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 4 November 1899
Selected Story. THE YOUNG LADY OF TARRION FARM (By a Special Contributor.) On the southern bank of the River Darling in N. S. W. nestles the town of Brewarrina and close by is Tarrion Creek which gives its name to the farm house in its vicinity. Tarrion farm is well known to all in the district and the hospitality of its inmates has. become proverbial. Misa Mary Nugent — tho heroine of this true tale — is as popular aa the farm itself. Miss Nugent w.is born in Bourke in 1878, and is thus now 21 yoirs nld. But at the period out story o;- -us she was only seventeen. At this ;i 0 great trouble overtook her, her Wool turned to water, headaches attiic' od her, acute indigestion sat in, he' Ii nils, feet, and body commenced swo lin,,', and she grew pitoously Ihi'i anl weak. A reliable doctor wisstv.nmoned and she was told she \vi? suffering frbin anremia and win! I hivo to ha par ticularly oarofu!. So debilitated was she that, when ih- doctor pressed his thumb into hemrm tha flesh remaine...
WESLEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 4 November 1899
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No title [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 4 November 1899
The proposed Cobar- Wilcannia rail- way has always been recognised by those interested as one of national, importance. Now this view of the question has 'caught on' with those &nbsp; people who are not directly interested, but whose interests are identical with those of far-western New South Wales in a commercial sense. Down at Dubbo last week a well-attended meeting of citizens was held to con- sider the line. The speakers realised that Dubbo and other Western towns were gradually envolving from con- sumers to producers, and anything that would provide a market for their products should be supported by them. Alderman Ryan contended that they should look on the line as a Federal Railway. ' Rival routes were spoken of, but a look at the map would show that the one from Cobar was the most direct, and they should do all they could to assist in the carrying of it. There was no doubt that a certain proportion of any country through which a railway passed was not what may be calle...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 4 November 1899
Local and General. Sale of Rights — The sale of rights in connection with the forthcoming cycling carnival did not come off on Saturday as advertised. As there was only a very small attendance Mr Morrison adjourned the sale. On Monday afternoon however, the rights were offered, when there was a small attend- ance. The purchasers were :— Publican's Booth, £5, G. Payne; Refreshment Stall, 10s, H. Breen; Gates, £20, E. H. Pass; Books, 10s, 'Leader' Office'. A Cooker. — During the week we were shown an ingenious little contrivance, which claims to have revolutionised cooking. It is the Peerless Steam Cooker, which has the power of cooking a complete dinner all at the one time, doing the lot to perfection, on a single quart of water, and very little fuel. There is no fear of the food burning, for as soon as water gets low, a steam whistle signal is given. It is claimed for it that it will cook meat, pudding, and vege- tables at the same time without mingling the flavors. The ordinary sto...
Mining. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 4 November 1899
Mining. Mr Walterus Brown, Warden, re- turned on Sunday last from an ex- tended tour of official inspection, during which he visited Nymagee, Bobadah, Orange Plains, and Nyngan. He was away 12 days, and covered 839 miles, travelling in his buggy the &nbsp; f ull distance. Mr Roberts, manager of the Ches- ney, has succeeded in placing all the heavier parts of the new machinery, &nbsp; and he anticipates that by the end of the month he will have the mill in full going order. It will be remem- bered that this mill will treat fully 100 &nbsp; tons of ore daily. Before Mr Warden Brown on Tuesday, Pass and others were gran- ted one month's suspension on g.l. 129, Cobar, portion 61. Gudgeon and Leaver were also granted a &nbsp; month's suspension on g l. 340, por- tion 55. The next Warden's Court will be held on Nov 18th. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The Occidental cyanide plant is in full swing, and Mr Chapple, man- ager, is giving every sat...
From Cobar HERALD Special. FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 4 November 1899
From Cobar Herald Special. FRIDAY. After galloping yesterday, Fleet Admiral bled at the nose. It is highly improbable he will start for the Cup. The feature of yesterday's business was the backing of Merriwee for the Derby and Cup, four thousand to five to one being accepted about him for the Derby, and six thousand down to sixteen to one for the Cup. Gauleon continues favorite at ten to one, with Dewey, Wait-a-bit, Mora, and Cocos at twelve to one, for the Derby. Dewey is three to one, Cornflour and Merriwee 5 to 1. Mr James Hackett, hairdresser and to- bacconist of Mitchell street, Bourke, desires his many friends and patrons to know that all business and sporting commissions are &nbsp; strictly private, and executed with dispatch. Pre-paid telegrams replied to immediately.
BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 4 November 1899
BREVITIES. Derby Day. General Symon is dead. Wesleyan Fair next week. President Krugher is at Glencoe. Unusual number of deaths this week. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Cobar Brass Band does not intend visiting Bathurst. Joe Megson is in first class cycling from this season. The Council is now watering the trees in the Park. Mr J. H. Fallick is now Secretary to the Chesney Co. The Intercolonial Band Contest at Bathurst next week. Wrightville Aldermanic election should soon commence. Great Britain met with a reverse at Elandslaagte on Monday. &nbsp; The New South Wales Transvaal &nbsp; contingent has departed. Mr Buckland, of Cobar Gold Mines, was in town this week. The Agent for the Peerless Steam Cooker is now in Cobar. There was no business at the Licensing Court this week. &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr E. A. Thomas, of Cobar, wants a few head of good horses, suitable for coach work. A Church of England Fair will be held in the Masonic Hall during...
BEAUCHAMP AND BACK-BLOCKER. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 4 November 1899
BEAUCHAMP AND BACK- BLOCKER. To the Editor. Sir, — I am afraid you try to be rather hard on me in your reply to my letter re the Governor's speech at the banquet in Cobar. &nbsp; &nbsp; I had no idea when writing, that my remarks would cause you so much unrest, as appears to prompt your reply. With regard to the Dreyfus inci- dent, I still hold my account of what actually was said, is correct, be that nothing now remains for both of us, but to agree to differ. I can assure you, your surmise of what actuated my movements at the banquet and my reasons for writing the letter are quite wide of the mark. I certainly never thought it at all likely that Lord Beauchamp would see my letter and even if he did, he would not know who was the writer, so that I can hardly expect any other reward but virtue, and I am sure I do not want any other. If such a highly improbable event did occur as for me to receive a present from the Gover- nor, I should, if I decided to accept it, have...
Telegrams. SYDNEY FRIDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 4 November 1899
Telegrams. SYDNEY. Friday. The Great Cobar Railway Bill has been read a third time in the Assembly. Judge Coffee died this morning. Great excitement prevails at Marble Bar, W.A., owing to tbe unearthing of a nugget of gold weighing 490oz. Typhoid has again broken out at Bourke.' There are four cases. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The revenue receipt for October shows a comparative increase of £30,800. St Leon's Circus played in Cobar on Thursday night. The combination was &nbsp; &nbsp; nearly as strong as when it last appeared in &nbsp; Cobar. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
Sporting. The Turf. DERBY AND CUP. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 4 November 1899
Sporting. The Turf. DERBY AND CUP. Friday. The following are the Derby accep- tances : -Tremarden, Scorn, Merri- wee, Lancaster, Promontory, Kalingo, Gungadin, Revirer, Dowey, and Par- kinn The following have accepted for the Maribyrnong Plato : — Luzanne, Old Salt, Vern, Union Jack, Finland, Idler, Headland, Urbanity, Tinfoil, Polxyena, Huntboy, Wigolmar, and Gonara. The latest quotations for the Derby are : -7 to 2 Dowey, 4 to 1 Scorn, d to 2 Merriwee, 17 to 2 Lancaster, 10 to 1 Tremarden and Reviver, 12 to 1 Par thian, 14 to 1 Gungadin, and 20 to 1 Promontory and Kalinga. For thp. Clip, tho betting is : — 100 to 10 Giiuleon 100 to 8 Dewey and Wait-a-Bit 100 to 8 Cocos, Contrast, and Mer riwee 100 to 6 Flodden and Mora 100 to 5 Levar, Cremorna, Voyou, D. Hammerhand, and Ballistite ; 100 to i War God, Scorn, and La Carabine 100 to 8 Gaulus, Reviver, Metford, Lancaster, and Clarion 100 to 2 Fleet Admiral, April Fool, Tremarden, Burrabri, Sentinel, and Gungadin.
Latest London, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 4 November 1899
Latest London, Thursday. GeneralBuller has started for the front via Durban. Lord Roseberry, in a resolute speech at Edinburgh, states that Britain means to see this South Africa matter through. Earl Selbourne stated that it was Britains duty to show generous confi dence in her generals. Lieut White has officially reported that the poistion at Ladysmith has not been affected by the capitulation of the battalions. Col. Carloton was out of touch with Ladysmith for 16 hours in hi3 endea vour to outflank tho enemy. Tho two naval fifty-pounders which are being used by the Ladysmith force are still doing aplendid work. The twelve-pounder quick-firing guns of the naval contingent have proved effective at G500yds. The shells repeatedly burst in the enemy's flanks.. Stragglers 'from the Gloucestershire regiment and fie mules with a portion of the niountaii batteries have arrived at Ladysmith. The recent disaffection among the Cape boys attached to the stampeded battery suggests that the Boer...
Cycling. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 4 November 1899
Cycling. The following entries have been received for the cycle sports on Thursday next : — Maiden Handicap, 1 mile, — Holden, Drys- dale; Collins, Pomay, Burford, Holland, Ferguson, F. Gudgeon, Proudlock, Coe. Flying Stakes, 1½mile. — Harders, E. Vir- gin, W. Virgin, Knight (White Cliffs), &nbsp; Johnson (Sydney), Repacholi, Hamilton (Broken Hill), Collins, Tomkins, Burford, Rowlings, Lowe, A Gudgeon, Holland, Mitchell, Herbert (Forbes), McTavish, Phelps (Sydney), Phipps, Wilson, McLean, Renshall, Marquhardt, A. Hall. Hasty Stakes, ½ mile.— Harders, E. Virgin, W. Virgin, Knight, Johnson, Repacholi, Hamilton, Pomay, Tomkins, Rowlings, Lowe, A. Gudgeon, Holland, Mitcholl, Ferguson, J. Gudgeon, Herbert, F. Gudgeon, Phelps, Coe, Phipps, McLean, Renshall, Kemp, A. Hall. Ladies' Bracelet, 1 mile.— Harders, E. Virgin, W. Virgin, Knight, Johnson, Repacholi, A Gudgeon, Holland, Mitchell, Morris, J. Gudgeon, McTavish, Phelps, Coe, Phipps, Wilson, Marquhardt. Prince of Wales 2 miles.—...
The Trigger. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 4 November 1899
The Trigger. The following is the result of the third and final shooting competition in connection with the Cobar Civilian Rifle Club .— 000yds 700yds h'd'c'p t'l T. Hunt 15 10 20 5I P. Grill 18 13 20 gi J. Cotton 24 21 — .8 H.Dalgarno 27 10 — 2. W. Hunt. 20 17 7 14 Cadell 17 . .23 . ? — 40 M. C0rbett 21 r - 10 . . — 31 &nbsp; H Clifton H 7 11 33 J. Hunter 17 7 7 31 R. Johnson 18. . 7 ''' , 2. 27 The first three gentlemen won the prizes, 12 pkts cartridges, 6 plus, and 3 pkts res pectively. Mr H. Dalgarno won the speoial prize for the highest score with proportionate handicap at the 600yd range, and Mr Cadell the special prize for a similar feat at the 700yd range. Two pkts of cartridges were the prizes in eaoh case. Aggregate prizes for tho best two scores of three wore won as follows : — T. Hunt, 1st, 42s, 105 points ; Frank Grill, 2nd, ' 30s, 104 points ; H. Dalgarno 3rd, a vento- meter, 91 points. Messrs Cotton, Hunter, Meek, W. and T. Hunt purpose attending the National...
Wool Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 4 November 1899
Wool Sales. The wool market continues very ac- tive, with most excited bidding, and a slight further advance in some of the best wools. This tendency is gener- ally in the sellers' favor. 29,700 bales havo been sold. &nbsp; Greasy meiino brought to \ 16d ; scoured to 27½d. &nbsp; Tho principal sales of Western dis- trict wool were : —Greasy, , Schneider, Narromine, 14d ; J.W.P. Ben Bricik loy, Mudgeo, 14K; N.P.B., Mudgee,' lod ; Coloma, Dujibo, 10d ; Wai:ge Boclc, Parkes, lCJ!d ; -,-A.X., MudgAo, 15-Jd ; H.A; over Quwa, Parkes, 15dl; ; .Scott; Bros';,' Forbes, 15-Jd; T. ov«ir diamond, from Murriweo, 14;}d ; Conomogiel, . Dubbo, . I4jd ; Pine Lodge, Gilsandra. HM -. F,n™mn,t '! Trangie, 14-Jd;.F.M. over Windgee 15£d ; A.L. in cuolo, Dubbo, 14£d ; i Narrogal, from ? 'Wellington, 14Jd ; B.H.L. in diamond, Dubbo, Mid;. ' H.P., Pine Parlc,: Coonamble, UJdr-ii L.K. over Dunniore, '? Warren, - lSfd -r j ? Carrigan, Trangie, 18-}d*;'Memngo,J! from Trangie, 18Jd ; . Bdol's, Y...
Restdown. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 4 November 1899
Restdown. [From your Correspondent] . Since writing you last the Victoria Camp tribute party put through the battery 17 tons. The returns are not yet to hand. &nbsp; Caldwell and Wallace have stuck good gold in their shaft between 40 &nbsp; and 60 feet deep at No 1 East Good Friday. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; J. Healey and party are raising good stone from the Wild Cat. I &nbsp; believe the next crushing will be from their claim. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; H. Goodwin and party are driving along the reef at the 30ft level, still raising good stone. They have about 7 tons at grass. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr McDonald arrived here this week starting the Good Friday for the Syndicate. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
A Bad Man. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 4 November 1899
A Bad Man. There was a crooked man And he suffered much from bile He had a very bad attack, &nbsp; When near crooked style ; So he went and- bought some Bile Beans &nbsp; And.pow he's' well and strong, And Eoiks of nothing but his cure To friends the whole day long, j Aq undjubted specific are Bile Beans for biliouness.'sick aud nervous headaches, indigestion, constipation, piles, female weakness, pale-faced girls irregularities, bad health, pimples, blotches, dizziness,'- all liver and kidney troublo3, dyspepsia, heart palpitation, pain in the back and side, f ulnesR after eating, lack of physioal tone, heat-burn, anfl that tired feeling. A contemporary has been oon cerning itself with the fate of people who date their letters on the prin ciple of ' 12.7.99' in tho noxt cen tury. What will they do with 1900 ? To write '00 will be the height of folly, but that will be done no doubt. While others will have to take refuge iu repugnant verbosity, and write four figures ...
WAR. London, Saturday [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 4 November 1899
WAR. London, Saturday There was four hours' fighting on Tuesday at Macfarlane's farm, seven miles from Kimberley. A thousand Boers, who were well posted, vainly tried to decoy the British over ground which had been mined, and kept up a gallant fire until the British guns had silenced them, when the Lancashire Regiment, at the point of the bayonet cleared the Kopjes. Tho Boers twice unfairly usiul tho white flag. Strong Boer, reinforce ments aro approaching Kimborley, but the defenders of the town are con fident. General Joubert oc'cupiorl Dundee on Monday after bombarding fcr two!, dnys the empty- posiiion. '. ... .. 1 A Boor commando ia threatening Khama. ' ; ???..- Tho remains of miijor-Goritiral - Sir William Penn Symons, who died froin a terrible wound in the groin sub/ stained at tbe battle of Glencoe,; were: buried in the churchyard at Dundee.1 -: .An English clergyman officiated. ' There wore a few doctors and civilians presont, but no Boors- No salute,was fired. , ??'. Gener...