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America and Spain. FIRST MILITARY FIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 28 June 1898
America and Spain. FIRST MILITA.RY FIGHT. London, Saturday.— The Crst rn paRainent of any importance between tjp.inish and American troops is re ported from Cuba. A body of 2000 Spinim-ds nt'acked 1000 Auiericin eiv.jlry i,, tin: i»e&if. borllOCd of .SillM:i;;i). Th- n.^l.t took pl.ic.! in u dense thiclu-t, uiii ihe AuiRik-aui wnto coin pol-a l,i dUmoMMi fiwn ih-ir horses. Thirt.icn of tli.rir nimil.w wi-ni kilM, rv.ru! L'liv otiuTs we.c ivoun h-cl, includ ing six oITict, The S|);u;ianli »-,rj eventually ilrivon in tliu ?lireaimi of t Ii-i city. Tiiev aii! ivportcd lo have ..Ujlniunl hcaiy low-os. A spy who has ccmo n:t- th.- Aiueri ciu liins d-eliircs, t!i;il tho ve«tcla of AJmir.it CJurviira'a Unet at Sintiiijo am dnniafjed anH uUo without coil. T!io las' sh .'II liroJ fruin Fort Li .Sauiipa hit tlm United S.ires battle ship 'IVxis, killing one man und in j-ii'ing I'i'jbt. others. In.- la'ist accnuriK of tlm opera tions in Ci'ja show tha' th- bulk of thr: American army Ins...
Buzzing About [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 28 June 1898
Buzzing About Bv Amos Kekteii, Jlw. A vi ry well-known utnl oijn.-iliy rus peclcil gentleman i.; Bowml is olFuring m human skeleton for » c Presum ably the skeleton is tlie g.iiil'n-ni&n'b own, or he would not be olisriiig to burlcr it away for current coin ut lli« rralm. The idci is a now] oin;, an I S'j easy of expansion (hit these dull times inijjlii l.u frcshi-n d up Vjy » boom 'in e'celeloiiE. Of lite w h-iv,- no-. l.:i. 1 a hooin in aiiythiu;, « i li ill-' i-su ]iiio:i of the weather— and iiiUnei:z-i. Sltilu tons would bo a neiv c untnorli y o:i thu market, and (he supply ourIic to be eqaul to a. brisk tinmand. The Bowr.il Municipal Council would n.ost likely be prrpamllo 'place tlie slielclon of tli!- gas works, und the only dangi'i with 'sktiletnus in the cupboard' is that they ini^Iit overload the inai h't Tho banks woulil uo douUt be in u position to counteract any iiUrnipts nt a ' ring ' or a ' corner ;' llieir supplv of skeleton.5 is numerous und «s3oiluj enough ...
Bowral Ladles' School. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 28 June 1898
BonTal Ladles' School. At ' Warwick,' Bowral, on Wed nesday, 22ud insttnt, the annual prize giving and concert of Miss Swinsflh's pupils took place. As usual the per formance reflected great credit on all concerned : the pianoforte playing of the Misses Limb and Wood for its brilliance and expression was especially, noticeable. A conspicuous feature of the programme was an exhibition of musical drill and calisthenics by the younger pupils. The room . was prettily decorated for the occasion, and afternoon tea was served in the interval. The following weie among the invited guests : Mrs. tStangar L'athes, Miss Campbell, Mrs. Bruce Smith, the Misses Bruce Smith, Rev. Gerard and Mrs. D'Arcy- Irrine, Oap tain and Mrs. Winckler, Mr. and Mrs. Augustus Hill, Mrs. T. ^A. Red dall, Mrs. G. Newton Swinson, Dr. Vallack, Mrs. Clark, Mr. and Mrs. J. Bagot, Mrs. Macnnmara, Mies C. Fitz Stubbs, Mrs. 0. J. Royle, Miss Royle, Mrs. E. Wood, Mrs. A. Lamb, Miss Latreille, Miss Kyngdon, Mrs. U. Blomfield...
A Scene in the Assembly. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 28 June 1898
A Scene in the Assembly. Tlie lion, nipmber for Quirindi (Mr. Livien) in I he Assembly thor t'y linforr 7 a.m. on Fridnr procec.ii'd (o n:.-ke n number of si-rious charges ngainst several membere, hut pntici]iu'v against Mr. Slc;ith.% Tlmse vhari.es had relation to mitterscDunected-wiih (he Broken. Hill miners' strike aud the procepdings which subsequently followed. Mr.-.l.evieii's Imi^uign and gisture were of a violent ch:i''act'r. Mnuhe'-s nil ro-u-d the Chmiber loudly dL-noun.-ed l\\f. nit-iub-'-r, and thete were chal'engpi! --l ' Fay it ojt tide ;' whilst Mr. Lo.i6d-tle retorti-d t!iat Mr Livien w^6 'a mean and conteniptible cur.' TIiimo were apprala from several quarters to (he D.'puly Speaker (Mr. M'Court), who, however, tcok things very quiMly. He called the member to ' order.' Sevorul iuerub»rs jumped to their feet and dec'nred that the charges made by Mr. Luvien wnre fiiUc. The Premier wppealed to ruembers to preserve ordLr. As the outcome of this appe-l the Deputy Speaker ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 28 June 1898
To Housewives—' Perfwt' KiVfnB Pow. der, IId tin, Is, at Rotberfard'a,i^jrfal. Judge Murray was -formally ap pointed as a Royal Commission : to in quire into the charges against Mr. Sleuth, M.P., yesterday. For Consumptive Coughs take Wood's Gieat Peppermint Cure, Is. 6d. and St. 6d.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 1 July 1898
Three Castles Cigarettes. ; ?Three Castles' Cigarettes hare given the greatest satisfaction where-' tver thsy have been tried, and the mormon demand for this particular description of 'smoke' is tin best evidence of tbe public taste. Ladle*' Boota and Shoe, a eptciili'y at Kotherlora-. BowraU He : ' But I thought you hated htr She : ' So I do. Didn't yon notice 1 only kissed her twice.' ??What are yon crying for, little ' Became I've been whipped ! ' ? And what were yon whipped for T' '.Because I was crying f' KtrtnUsnd guardian*, girls and boys, You've heard in church tbe woeful none Of eoDglis and raids, in winter time. Which spoil the service so sublime % Then note :— For each tbe remedy aura Is W. Woods' Great Peppermint care. ' How ts your hosband T' asked one ef two women who had met at the bar gain counter. ? ' ' Very much nn down' was Hie answer. « Perhaps he works too hard.' ' No, he doesn't ; bnt be loses sleep, and wrecks his constiMtira trying to igur* out aoine way to l...
THE CONFLICT IN CUBA. CLOSING ROUND SANTIAGO. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 1 July 1898
THE CONFLICT IN CUBA. The movement of Mr. Theodore Koowvalt's regimrmt of roo|-ririders ?poo tae Spaniards at S.ivi!l» was andertaken without the knowledge of Brigadier General W. R. Shatter, who ? commanding the army landed near Smntiascxle-Coba. There is some talk, therefore, of tho efficen responsible being tried by ?ourt-martial. The men complain that they wrre supplied with clothing ansoitable for the hot climate. They left a long trail of discarded uniforms and blank ets upon the line of march towards the spot at which they were entrapped by the ambushed Spaniards. CLOSING BOUND SANTIAGO. Tbe latest news received with refer ence to the operations in Cuha shows that the outposts of General Shatter's army have arrived at Rio. Guam*? a village within sight of Santiago. It was intended to ninke the attack sport the city yesterday, if the Ameri cans were aljle to obtain sufficient artillery. - Spies report that the defences ' of Santiago- aro extensive and formidable. Every hill ha...
THE WAR. AMERICA V. SPAIN. RANGE OF THE WAR EXTENDED. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 1 July 1898
THE WAR. AMERICA V. SPAIN. PANGE OF THE WAR EX / TENDED. London, Mond«y.— The repirt (hat Admiral Camara'i fleet h»B been sighted off Port 5*' id bis rvsalird in a decision by the United Stafs Uovern ment to send the tquudron under Commodore W. S. Sell ley to bombard the Spanish ports in the Mediterranean, and to pursue Admiral Camera's vesrcis. At the leqaest of (be American Government, the Egyptian authorities hare refused to supply coal for the Spanish fleet. Conmodore E. W. WaUon, Kte ConrsHradant of the naval station at 9e* London, Conuecticut, has been ?elected try the United States naval anthorities to conduct the operations in, the Mediterranean. Hi»F(jnadron will include tlip battle ships Iowa and Qvgon, and the cruisers Newark, Dixie, Yost mite, and Yankee. / The vestels have been ordered to proceed m ibe first place to the Spanish coast, and after the bombard ment of the Mediterranean ports to go n pursuit of Admiral CatnarVi fleet.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 1 July 1898
IT TAKES MOR€ -?'.'?? THAN HALF AN €Y€ to detect the schemes of dishonest tradesmen who attempt to foist | IMITATIONS of ' ''v''WoIfefs Scbg&pps ' ? i ON YOU. ____^___ — __^_ i i Federation ?*i MAY be the burning ques- r tionofthe day, but the J cold weather makes itself felt c for ill that; and, moreover. £ our weather prophets declare o ' We are in for a rough and ( blekk winter this time.' Thoughts of rough and I bleak weather remind us that J prepirations are necessary in i the way of Blankets, Rugs, Flannels, Flannelettes, Warm Dress ? Materials, Capes, Jackets, b Overcoats, Macintosh Coats t And other comforting Dra- h pery which we rely upon to I save HS.fro'n po'ds. rheuma- * tism, etc., and keep us In i good health. £ AT CHRISTIE'S i A large assortment of these goods can now be placed before customers ^who wish to make j a selection. Consignments of 0 General and Household Dra- £ dery have also recently been i opened, including Sheetings, Quilts, Hearth Bugs, Wool S...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 1 July 1898
In to-Aay's issue u published a list of 6xtures in connection with Mr. G. W. Failcr'a campaign. He will ad dress the electors -in the different centre* of the .Robertson electorate at the places and on tliedntew announced. Mr. Fuller, in thus going early and straight to work, is showing a deter minaticn to enter heartily into the contest, and be may be expected to agaiu strongly espouse those principles of political faith which heretofore he has identified himself with. As far as the Robertson division of the Kiama electorate is concerned, it is not alto gather unlikely that the approaching political contest will be fought ont much upon the old lines, federatici to the contrary notwithstanding. Upon the federal question Mr. Fuller has yet to declare himself, whereas Mr. Alex. Campbell's attitude is of course known. Be favoured the Convention Bill during the federal campaign, and he voted for Mr. Lyne'a amendment to tbe address in reply. Mr. Lyne'a amendment was, In plain language — ...
Robertson. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 1 July 1898
Itobcfli&ii. A meeting of tbe Robertson Pro gress Association was held in the School of Arts on Mondiy evening, 27th instant. Present : —W. Hay nes (chair), T. Jones, +W. WJttta, S. J. M'Boxron, Dr. Wi'Bon, J. T. -Stone, R. G. Ferguson, A. HumpjirieB, M. E. Hindmarsh, R. M. Urabaiu, 11/ M'Evilly, L, Al Riddlo, A. E. M'Malion, W. R. Hindmnrjh, # J Humphries, E. Williams, F. A. T«t low, O. M'Donagh, and J..,P. W00J bon. secretary. The following' -«orrespondenco was read: — '';' Poblto Woik« Departmen', Syisey, 7tb June, 189S. Sir,— With refereaot to yoar letter of the 20* ultimo forward*Dg a commuoiemtioo from the Robertaon 'Progress Assoeiitioo asking that the Micoiia turnt.bU and alioui four miles of the' n*il«»y on tbe Albion Pkrk cia Uacqnarie Esss to Robertson n»d be msde wider, I bavJMtte honor to inform yon it ii the intention^ tbe Department to open the road to llgbV'treffio at once, and liradnally inoraan thn.%idth of the roadway, but it M not prvposrd to expend any f...
The Macquarie Pass Celebrations. [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 1 July 1898
The Miit&i&£i$va ^tSebratioir. The new MacqnSrle Pass mountain road will be offioiaUy opened on Mon day next, 4th irist., ,by the Premier, the Hon. O. H. Reid,. and the Hon. J. H. Young, Minister for WorUs. Tho ministerial party will 'leave Moss Vale about 9 o'clock on Monday morning, and will be driven through tvoberbson, arriving at the fafs about 1 p.m. At the Pass they will be entertained at a luncheon, and after ., the picnic jolification, &c, are over, tbT party will be dtiven on to Albion Park, where (hey will be enter tained at a banquet tho same evening. Tickets to the luncheon will be (Oa each. Hot water will'be provided for families and the public generally. With fine weather 'this is expected to be the grandest demonstration that has ever taken place, inytbe Robertson district,' -Tha 'Wert'^ijumdeu juicers will probably form an escort on this occasion. The ' Illawarra^Mercurj ' says : — Matters in connection with the public celebration of the open...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Robertson Advocate — 1 July 1898
SPRING SHOW NOW ON AT ^^ .,,^ H. COLEM^J'S Choice and New Designs in Floral, Striped, and Spot Fr -nch Cambrics, l-riiiU, hi:«5 Pongees, freffiSfr] per yard. Latest FuhiooB in double-width Spring Dretss Materials, Nntiar C!ot'u-s, Print-wl Crepoi.s, ('hiivhs ClotJrJ Fibred Lustres, Shot Silks, Lappet Sprigged, Checked, aud Striped Blouse Muslins. ' Don't fail to ask for Litest Ntfc York Notion, Chameleon Cltfth, one of the Prettiest Cloths of the Season. ' . 1 In Gents' and Youths' Clothing our All Wool Navy Serge and Colored Serg«rette Suits are aslonlsping everyone who sees them. Take your choice of the Ladies' and Gents' New Straw Hits— all very cheap. s } Our Boots and Shoes are almost given away. The prices are lower than ever. '8 In China, Glass, and Crockeryware, he is expecting a large consignment shortly to arrive direct ft^m the manufactur- r*, which will Lc sold at very low rates. ._.? Our Celebrated 'Check Tea' is still cheering the hearts of our custoft ere. Have you tr...