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Five at Tattersall's Hotel. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 25 March 1901
Five at Tattersall's Hotel. At about a quarter to four o'clock on Sunday morning a fire broke out ii the back bar of Tattersall's Hotel. The fire-bell rang out its alarm, and within a few minutes the Hay Fire Brigade was on the spot, and under the able Superintendant, Mr John Witcombe, the fire was prevented from spreading from the room in question, which however was completely gutted. The damage is estimated at about £100. The Inqdest. An inquest was held this (Monday) afternoon when the following verdict was returned :— ' That a fire occurred in the back bar at Tattersall's Hotel, at about 4 a.m. on the 24th March, and that there is no evidedce to show how the fire originated.' «' A report of the evidence taken will appear in our next issue.
"Save me from my Friends." [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 25 March 1901
'Save me from my Friends.' Mb. Ashton may with truth say ' Save me from my friends.' In our contemporary's issue of last week a leading article appeared which puts Mr. Ashton as the one man above all others whom we have to thank for our Commonwealth Bill. Federalists do not want to disparage in any way the assistance given by Mr Ashton to carry the large majority vote at the last referendum. But in justice to those Federalists who consistently worked to carry the first Bill, %and whose efforts were successful in carry-, ing a majority vote for the said BilL^' in spite of Mr Ashton's efforts to defeat it, a. short resume of Mr Ash ton's attitude on Federation will be opportune at the present time : — Following are the extracts from Mr Ash ton's speech iu January 1797, when a candi date for the Federal Convention. Thu difference in 1«b opinions then and now vfill be apprarent : — What federation meant.— It meant lie ventured to hope the early construction of the Hay-Dcnibquin railway ...
Welcome to Sir John Quick. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 25 March 1901
Welcome to Sir John Quick. ''? Sir John Quick, of Victoria, the great Federalist, arrived at Hay at noon to-day, and was received by a number of leading citizens, including —The Mayor (Mr J. Witcombe) and Messrs. G. A. Miller, It. Gibson, - J. Andrew, J. Johnston, G. Sadler, A. Alexander, S. Trengrove, H. B. Maclure, C. Hidgcock, J. Newton, W, K. Hoare, L. S. C. Robertson, W. Tyson, and B. Smythe. The Mayor, ip proposing the toast, said he had very much pleasure in welcoming to Hay such a personage as Sir John Quick. He felt sure that his visit here would be productive of good, in that he would carry the Federal spirit into those already not imbued with it. This was the first visit they had received-f rom a leading Victorian statesman, but he hoped many more would come. They were next-door neighbors, and he trusted they would be even better friends in the future. He proposed the health of Sir John Quick. The toast was drunk heartily, the company singing 'For he's a jolly good fellow...
Coming Events. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 25 March 1901
Coming Events- , To-night (Monday) Sir John Quick j will deliver an address at the Academy of Music at 8 o'clock, entitlad 'A National Policy for Australia. Tuesday, March 26th. Air U. D.'Meagher will speak in ?sup- port of his candidature for the Senate from the balcony of Tattersall's Hotel, commencing at 8 o'clock. Wednesday.— March 27. Thg Hay City Band will render an open-air demonstration on the square, opposite the ' Times ' office. The Freetrade League meets at the AthertKum. Mr Chanter's committee meets at the Crown Hotel. Meeting of the Hay City Band Com mittee at 4-30, at the Council Cham bers. Mr B. Gibson will conduct an ex tensive sale at\ Gunbar of Messrs Warren Bros, valuable property. — See advt. Thursday, March 28. Mr Jas. Ashton will address the electors at the Academy of Music. Mr Chas. Hidgcock will conduct an important sale of land at Tattersall's Hotel, comprising 2560 acres of c.p. and c.l. land.
WOOL AND STOCK REPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 25 March 1901
WOOL AND STOOK REPORTS. . Stock passings at Hay :— 550J mixed sheep by rail to Benduck, from Bagmilda,, Warialda, arrived on 23rd and Stth.; 661 ewes from Somerset, Hay, Harrold, W. Dale's, passed on 20th inst; 880 ewes from Nirnraine to Klwood, Hortou Bros., by rail, arrived on 20th inst. Deniliquin stock passings : — 3000 sheep from Forbes to F. B. Falkiner and Sous ; 82 K) sheep from Condobolin to Oddy and S m, Dcniliquin ; 4746 sheep from Adjuen billv to Echuca ; 430J wethers from Hay to J. Oddy and Son ; and 4260 owes and 60 rams from Haj to J. Oddy and Son.
Licensed Victuallers' Race Club. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 25 March 1901
Licensed Victuallers' Race Club. A meeting of the above Club was h»ld at Mr T. King's Royal Hotel on Wednesday evening. There were pre sent : — Mr Jno. Dillon (vice-president) in the chair, and Messrs Lawson, All roan, Cottrell, Cooper, Jones, King, Mclntvre, Heinz, Gillogley, Jhonston, and the secretary (Mr G. A. JVlillei). A letter wa's read from Mr J. ial bot, of Wagga, enclosing a list of up- i country trainers, and stating that he | would distribute race programmes in his district From Mr F. Wentworth.of Sydney, declining the position of patron to the club. From Mr A. E. Browne, enclosing subscription fee to the club. From the secretary of the Australian Jockej'^Club, stating that their May meeting had been duly registered, as requested, also enclosing rules and regulations of the committee of the A.J.C. From Mr H. Hill of Burrabogie, re gretting that he could not accept tlie position of judge. « Mr Allman reported satisfactory in regard to the intended repairs at the course, t...
Ivanhoe. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 25 March 1901
Ivanhof. : [FbOB OUB OW-f COBRESPOSDEKT.1 ljiave much pleasure in being -able to report a vast improvement in mat ters pastoral since the Welcome fall of rain that passed over this neighbour hood about a fortnight ago ; Ivanhoe getting 120 points. I think about an inch was the average fall through the district. Everyone seems to be looking for ward to the forthcoming Federal Elec tion with great interest and judging by the reception given the freetrade candidate Mr Jas. Ashton on his arri val at this township it seems as if the majority of the voting will be in his favrJOr, and I say may it be the same all over the Riverinn Electorate. The writer-has just returned from a trip to Wilcannia and found things in that district very much improved by the recent rains. Wilcannia itself re gistering am points a truly grand rain and especially at this time of the year. Sevieisl swamps and lakes hear Wilcannia 'lam' told have water in them, the finjt- time for a great number of yaars one in pa...
I.O.O.F. Smoke Concert. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 25 March 1901
IOOF Smoke Concert A Smoke Coucert was tendered on Thursday night to Mr G. T. Clarke, Grand Secretary of the above order for Hew South Wales, by the local Odd fellows in the Masonic Hall. There were forty-five gentlemen present, and the chair was taken by Mr Jas. New ton, rasb vjrano. aire ior Australasia. The catering was in the capable hands of Mr J. Rawnsley, which is sufficient evidence as to the excellence of the repast, to which full justice was done. Mr Newton asked those present to charge their glasses, and drink to ' The King,' which was drunk with musical honors. Mr. P. Everett sang a song, and Mr J. Bawnsley gave a recitation ; both of which were deservedly encored. The Chairman (Mf Newton) said he rose to propose a very important toast, that of 'Our Guest, *Mr G. T. Clarke, -3rand Secretary.' They were always pleased to see visitors from the Grand Lodge, more especially Mr G. T. Clarke, who was an old friend. Mr Clarke bad visited Hay on two or three occa sions, and his ...
TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 25 March 1901
TELEGRAMS. [From our own Correspondent.] SYDNEY, Monday. v Air Bartoa says that the electors in voting for the Senate have unquestion able right to cast a vote in any port of the Federal Division. As regards the House of Representatives Election, he thinks, there is only highly technical ob jections to voting in any part of the division and that it would not preju dice the election. Sir Win. McMillan on Saturday night declared himself not to be in favor of preferential treatment of British goods. There is ccnriderable doubt as to whether the State Parliament will meet or dissolve. A movement is on foot amongst some members both of the Opposition and of the Government supporters to hold a monster public meeting to discuss the situation and bring pressure if possible upon the Government to compel them either to meet Parliament or to dissolve without any further delay. Under the day labor system Mr O'Sullivan stated that the Reid Government employed 1,789 men wliile under the Lyne Gove...
Hay Pastoral Association. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 25 March 1901
llay Pastoral Association A meeting of the committee of the above Association was held on Thurs day afternoon lost, at Messrs Wilkin son and Lavender's office. There were present — Mr D. Grant (President, in the chair), and Messrs Alexander, Maclure, Simson, Ronald, Mills, Dill, Johnston, Gibson, Lavender, Patter son, Julian, and tlie Very Rev. lather O'Connell. An apology was received from Mr C. Hidgcock. A letter was received from Mr A. E. Tyson thanking the committee for their letter of S3'inpathy to the family of the late Mr A. C. Tyson. A letter of thanks was also received from Mrs Tyson. The Grcnfell Association forwarded a circular letter asking the committee to join in a deputation to the Minis ter with regard to the rabbit plague. Mr Ronald was of opinion that nothing could be done of any practical value until the Crown Lands now un occupied were in occupation. Mr J. Dill expressed a, similar opinion. Mr R. Gibson moved that the Gren fell Association be informed that the co...
Candidates for the Senate. MR. JOHN KIDD, M.P., AT HAY. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 25 March 1901
Candidates for the Senate MR. JOHN KIDD, M.P., AT HAY. The above gentleman addressed a large audience at the Academy of Music on Friday night in support of his candidature for the Senate. The speaker revealed a thorough know ledge of the Federal Constitution, and was loudly applauded at the conclusion of his speech. Mr. G. A. Miller was voted to the chair, and introduced Mr. Kidd as one of the six chosen by the Barton party for the Senate. He asked for a good hearing. Mr. Kidd, who was well received, said he was quite sure they would give him a patient hearing. He would not weary them, for when he thought he had said enough he would stop. As the Chairman had told them, lie was one of the six chosen by the Minis terial party for the Senate. He said that for many years he had repre sented Camden in the State Parlia ment, and for three years had held the position of Postmaster-General in the Dibbs Government. They would there fore not think it out of place on his part in offering himse...
Notes on a visit to Hay. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 25 March 1901
Notes on a visit to Hny. 'T.B.' in Alhury Binner say«: — 'This was your scribe's first visit to the ' City of the Plains,' and it was a great surprise, for the Hay of reality surpassed the Hay of expectation, and hence was seen to the greater advan tage. 'A city of avenues' was the first exclamation -of the writer; for more beautifully aligned thoroughfares within and around an inland town he never saw in Australia. And all this is owing to the noble, never-failing Murrumbidgee. Verily, the ancient prophet was right when he- said, ' Everything shall live whither the river cometh.' That lifted river is the life of scores of beautiful gardens, of a park that shows choice and lovely botanical specimens, and of an irrigation area which, were it only worked for all it is worth, would make the environs of Hay the most picturesque and productive in Aus tralia. One cannot withhold a meed of commendation to the indomitable energy, through a. Beries of years, of these Hay people. By the aid o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 28 March 1901
ELECTORS s OF RIVERINA VOTE FOR John Moore Chanter, The Loyal Federalist, AND Barton Candidate. Polling l-ay, 29lii March. ? THE FARMERS' MARKET | have [a Choice Lot of IW Apples, both cooking and oat- I tmf lug, for Positive Sale, Iu large my- and small quantities. Call jMQi . , early and avoid disappoint J.'w. BOARDMAN &CO. LOST. — Gold Chain and Locket between .Tattersall's and the Bridge. Finder 1-cwarded on returning same to J. Donohoe's butcher's shop. * 387-1 WANTED a General 'Servant. Apply-* Mrs A. B. SMITH, M&cauley-strect, Hav. 390;*2 VACANCY for two respectable Boarders. Ladies or Gentlemen. Apply— S. TRENGROVE, Pine-street, Hay. 338 tc WANTED situation as Cook, assist villi irouing-f great experience. Address, 'COMPETENT,' P.O., Hay. 320 SHOP TO LET — Tho two-storey shop, fitted with shelving, drawers, counters,' fas fittings, -fcc. , -fcc. , adjoining Mr. Lobb'e h-apery Establishment. Apply at this office. — A. J. ItKOWN^ Pructicul and ?jgLaJ Ftteliiima...
Fire at Tattersall's. THE INQUIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 28 March 1901
Fire at Tatlersall's THE INQUIRY. Jury. — Messrs J. Hews (foreman), H. Logg, H. Swalwell, T. Duggan, J. Wallace, E. Mensforth, J. W. Ram age, A. Brown, H. Cooper, T. Drury, J. Keast and W. Johnstone. The jury having viewed, tho scene of the fire, the following evidence was taken : — Sergeant Wilson deposed : On Sun day morning 24tli inst., about 4 a.m., he heard the alarm of fire and was informed that a fire was raging at Tattersall's Hotel ; on arrival at the hotel he saiy -the Fire Brigade at work with n hose leading to the saloon bar at the rear ; when arriving at the bar door, one of the firemen was pouring water through a hose into the bar ; the smoke was verv dense and no per son could enter ; after a few minutes work the fire v.as extinguished, he and Mrs Patterson went into the bar ; they examined the parts burnt, and at the back of the counter they found a till with the bottom burnt out, and a quantity of matches and match boxes burned on a shelf immediately under the till ...
TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 28 March 1901
TELEGRAMS. [From our own Correspondent.] SYDNEY, Thursday. As a girl named Myra Wood with another girl and a boy, 1 were returning from school at Marsden Park, Riverston Dis trict, on Monday, a half-caste named 'Paddy Lock' came out of the scrub, presented a , gun at tlie girl Wood, and made her go into the scrub. The others ran away home and told of tlie occurence. With in half-an-liour the girl's father Henry Wood, a dairyman, and a party of men, were on tlie spot, but could find no trace of the black or the girl. Moun ted police left Sydney to chase the black, but he is still at large. The girl states that he threatened to shoot her if she did not go with him. She find the man were walking all Mon day night, all day Tuesday and Tuesday ni^fit. On arriving about two miles from her home early on Wednesday morning, he told her to go home. The girl states he did not attempt to molest her in any way. Tlie Chief Justice yesterday commented strongly on the state of the laud laws, which ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 28 March 1901
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