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Mining. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 31 July 1903
Mining. In consequence of the pejor quality gold which has been obtained from several crushings, proBpecting.has not ^been so freely indulged in as' was tko case a few weeks' back'. 'Peak Hill gbld.in the' past,: was noted 'for its hight value,' but' the gold turned out lately is quite 'the reverse. We are sure, however, if the fault lies with the 'battery, the owners will lose no time in remedying it, as poor gold is no rcoommendation to a plant. Last week, Frazer and. party, from tho Great Eastern, cleaned.. up about 75 tons for a return of 5 dwts tothe tcni. ''?'?' Tuckwell and .' party, tributors on the Crown, have Some 100 tons broken and are still at work. Some of the stone shows gold freely and should crush about 4 dwte. As the oro is easily broken tliis will pay good wages. On the Bobby Bums,. Harris Bros, have about 30 tons broken. Accord ing to prospects this parcel will crush hotter than t.lifi last. viz.. 9 d*rts. , On the Boulder, Hayes and party, cleaned up 8 loads for...
Bazaar. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 31 July 1903
Bazaar. ,. The Annual Bazaar, in aid of the funds of the Roman Catholic Church was held during Show week. It was no exception to the general rule, and the ladies were quite as aggressive as heretofore. The takings, though fall ing short of last year's event, must be looked upon, in consideration of the sen son, and the scarcity 'of money, as highly satisfactory. As 'usual, Mr Souter acted in' the capacity of honor ary Secretary, and carried out the dut ios of that office iu a most exemplary manner. There -were three stalls,— the Bachelor's Stall, presided over by Mesdainos Gibson, Pliillips, Walsh, McDermott, aud the Misses G. and M. Patterson, Melville, Walker, T. Mc Auliffe, Francis, Hennessey and Lea der ; Horseshoe stall in chaTge of Meedames Dixon, Kidney, Dow and the Misses McAuliffe Norris, B. aud S. Franks, and ''Walker, and the Eef reslnnont stall presided over Iiy Mesdames Barrett, Sharkey arid Har ' .vey. The nett proceeds of the bazaar amounted to £44 2s. '
Closer Settlement. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 31 July 1903
Closer Settlement. The following Crown Lands will be made available for settlement on the dates speoified : — ? '. .Hoaise'TEAD:SE£EOTKHJ- ? Forbes Land District, in the parish of Mulyandry, county of -Forbes, 647 acres in oue block ; distant 12 miles 'from: Forbes ; capital value, l;5s per acre. Will be available 10th Septem ber, 1903. . Narrandera, Land District, in 'the ;parish of Buc'kinbong, county of Mit chell, 884| acres in one block-; distaut 12 miles from Narrandera ; capital value, £1 Ids per acre. ; Will be available 17th September, 1903. .' * SETTUEMeNT LEASE, . Coonamble Land District, on Mun gerbumbone. Holding, 5,655 acres in two fonns of 2667 aud 2988 acres ; distant 10 miles from Quambone and 40 miles from Coonamble ; capital value, £1 per acre. Will be available 17th September 1903. ; Warren Land District on*Merrybone Holding, 2,822 acres in one farm; distant 30 miles from Warren ; capital value, £1 5s per acre. Will be avail able 24th September, 1903.
McPhail Social. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 31 July 1903
McPhail Social. (From a- Correspondent.) ''''-' Asocial, organised by the Catholic ladies of McPhail, 'in aid of the Peak ; Hill Convent, was held in O'Malley's ? Hall, McPhail. on Monday night last, the 27th iust., and proved most enjoy able. -It was well patronised'eonsider- ???, ing tne neavyrain mat xeii aunng tue ? afternoon. Many from Peak Hill aud 1 district parts were ? present. The Hall 1 was nicely decorated for tho occftsioa ] Tvith greens, &c. The supper tables 1 were skilfully arranged and were hidon ? with all sorts x»f good things. Much 1 credit is due -to . Mesdames Mc-Gan-, ? MacAtameny, Tuncheon, ' Norris, nnd M MisB Paton for the manner in which m they worked to mako the function a ? success. ? m Uv. Fitzgerald, of Peak Hill, in a 1 ia\y well chosen words,, complimented M the organisers on the 'arrangements I and thanked all those present for ns- m 6istingin so good a cause.. . W The following is a list of dnsseeB -? worn. I will not attempt to give more I...
Sir Henry Parkes. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 7 August 1903
Sir Henry Parkes. *M' writes in ike SnUet-iti :— The very last time SirHenry Purkes was in the city of Sydney, I was standing about 6 p.m. at the corner of Elizabeth and Hunter streets, when 1 caught sight of the veteran limping feebly along from the direction of Parliament House. As he approached, I saw a look of unutterable sadness in his ghostly face, ana a strange sardonic ngnt in ms eyes. As he stood waiting for an Aunandale tram, with hi6 eyes fixed on the ground and the crowd bustling around him, no one gave more than a passing glance, and even several M.P. brushed by him uuheedingly. He was so lonely, so depressed and mani festly feeble tliat,Tilthongh not intima tely acquainted with him, I felt im pelled to inquire how he was. ' I am very tired,' he eaid— ' very weary ! Nothing interests me now ; and I feel that I do not care.' ' Tou are not well,' I-ventured. ' Physically,' he replied, ' as well as ever J My frame is full of life and would hold out for years if I wished it...
Forbes Show races. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 7 August 1903
Forbes Show races. The following -five the nominations for the-Forbes Show Races to be held to-day. Spring Handicap. — Barb, YarragaJ, Belabula,- Berwick, Zerda, Melossi, Gilbert, Othello-Ben, Constellation, Cashier and Now Brew. Show Handi cap, — l?atch, TSTarragal, darrie, I3ela* : bu'la, Berwick, Plaintiff, Melossi Corollary, Othello-Bon, Dunure, Barb, and Cashier.
THE LABOUR PARTY. (To the Editor Peak Hill Express.) (Continuing my address on the above.) [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 7 August 1903
THE LABOUE PARTY. ( To the Editor Teak Sill Exprm. ) (Continuing my :address on the above.) I The. most Tasli-.-act that the Labor I Tarty havo idared -taPtry ^ras what they I falsely called the railway strike, and in I their simplicity thought that a ' fe* ? I thoiisancl'of 'them, 'who were in well I paid responsible 'Gweranmnt billets, I 'could overthrow tho governing power, I thought it was a simple matter as tliey I hold a position in which they coiiM I easily starve tho Tenwining ~ niillnin I Victorians into submission, bntforlu j nalely for Ihe Australian laborers, tney I had a. wise friend in Hr. Irvine who I kindly and quietly coaxed them into their senses. Had he been a foolish rash- man he would have used all the force in his power, and then in all ?probability it would have drifted into ;a civil wtff, when the people would be forced to take ?one -side or the other, : and -the question 'would be-^nte you in favor --of flic old stable f($rm at KStov erhment, founded 'on -tr...
COSt OF GROWING WHEAT. (To the Editor Peak Hill Express) (Continuing my address on the above.) [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 7 August 1903
'COSt OF GEOWINa WHEAT. (lb the Editor Peak Bill Ezprest) (Continuing my address on tho above.) Your correspondent In his whole soul dud hearty intense manner, pours one of his acid'dsGJm 'on in*, l-y inviting me to tear the AsBOciation'ti statement into, tlireads. .Well Mr. Editor, I strongly object to recapitulation in any ?controversy, but in the long time in tervening between piy friend's letters, .1 can plainly see he wants hie memory vious letters cann'ot bo charged 5 1st. 'Tho cost of clearing ng-amst gi-os's returns, for 'the .reason it increased the value -oi a (property ? in .perpetuity to the fiffl extent of original coat of clear ing. '2nd. That wire netting will not ?destroy rabbits, :and suould not be ?chai-ged. 3rd. That interest on ma chinery should not be charged, as it is ?a departure Ivom tlie recognised rales -of business to claim two rates of inter est from one 'BlveBtment. 4th. That ?Ihe Association^ charge -for .plough ?shares exceeded tlie ordinary cost by 50...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 7 August 1903
WHETHER r , ..%-. .»J* ,. You know the value of the - ??? ?..??-? ?$ goods you purchase from us . I ' OR NOT, is immaterial. ? : ? o ? We Base Our Prices on a FAIR PROFIT, ' JJot get all you can principle.' That's why we sell so many HATS.— T UNIVERSAL PROVIDERS, JACKSON'S GREEN Coupons ARE Valuable. ISSUED AND REDEEMED BY GIBSON Brothers, Commonwealth Stores, PEAK HIlL. They represent a Substantial Discount ON Gash Purchases Collect Them. Man&fiilcreest, SOLICITORS, Forb§§ and Parfces. Mr. 'M. J.-GiiGEEEST will attend the Peak iHiix Couets when retained. NOTICE. TITESSRS. AKDER60N AKD HUKTEE . jLtJL have given a tribute agreement -to Mr. D. W. B. Arthur, from the 1st inst. They will not accordingly be liable for any goods, stores or other ,expenses incident to the working oper ations' at their works, known as the 'Teak Hill CVnnide Works, Peak Hill. JK 91. $Wjon Auctioneers, Land, Mining & Stock & Station Agents, PEAK HILL. LOST. ONE Mousey-brown Draught Mar...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 7 August 1903
TTiiisisnoi I a Bad Way WOLFE'S SCHNAPPS Hot with Lemon at BEDTIME H Js an nbsolate Preventive fl Hi and Care for _ jt ^COLDS&INFLUEHZ/L^ The Preferential Tariff. Whether tho preferential tariff sug gested by Mr. Chamberlain would prove a boon or otherwise to the British Empire is a subject which is, at the present time, exciting ? much ?controversy. The question is hardly likely to be determined satisfactorily until such a tariff is in operation, and its merits or demerits have been proved, ft was thus Bile Beans were proved. The Public first gave them a trial ; found they possessed merits:: unknown to other preparations ^ their cures ; prompt and lasting;; their action on, the livai, stomach and'^bowels mild, '? without that .purging or -weakening action so common to many of the' out-' of-date remedies of forty or fifty years ago. Altogether, =the public found ?that in Bile Beans they had a safe, reliable medicine, which might . be administered to old or young with per-'1'...
Sydney Sights. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 7 August 1903
Sydney Sights. Visitors to the city ?will have nothing to complain about in Hie ehape of quantity and quality at the evergreen Cydarama. Besides the exciting and life-like battle scene there is a host of attractions including our old friend Daphne in a Dew aud marvlleous role. The Magicians Cave, described as a Marvel in Magic, and quite a number of interesting eights, not lest araoug- them bing- a nan- cine matograph with all new films.
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 7 August 1903
Local and General. The recent show will yield an ap proximate credit balance of £134 15s 9d. This, in consideration of the past season, must be considered highly satisfactory. ? 'Mr. Cai'dew, chairman of tho Dubbo Land Board whose retirement was to have dated from 1st September, will continue in office until the end of the year. Mr. Slealh has moved in the Assem bly, that leave be given to bring in a bill to abolish the system, known as the coupon system; The Lachlander reports that Condob olin possesses some up-to-date 4!owl fanciors — But they mostly fancy other people's fowls. At the last Dubbo Show the en trance fees amounted to £49 18s, at our own show close upon £60 were received in this connection. We regret to report that .our old an highly esteemed townsman — Mr. Mead is rather seriously indisposed. Mr. Seaborn, of Parkes, won the weight guessing competition for the Singer sewing machine at the Con dobolin show. His guess was within Alb of tho actual weight of the beast. So...
SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 7 August 1903
SOCIAL. ; ' I During the evening the Nnrromlne folk were entertained at a Social in Murrell's Hall. The building was beautifully decorated for tho occasion, and it would bo sale to -say that it was ?? probably one of tho prettiest little aonces mat uave toicqii putco tw jreait Hill for some considerable time post. - 'Chose present appeared to thoroughly enjoy themselves. The music was oxcellent and every tiling was kept * going in that manner which has be come bo characteristic -of Mr. Tuckwell asM.C. On Wednesday representatives of tho local club met Tominglcy on the local court. Toniingjey was repre sented by Messrs'&'P. R_;lly'(captain), - J. R. Strahorni'C..Reilly,'Golding,. Walker and ' Ingram. Peak ~ Hill's team' consisted of Messrs. Cooper (capt), Arthur, MuAskill, O..P, Step hens, and '£. Jackson, aud proved victorious. - , ? The ladies kiudly provided afternoon tea. Tha scores are held over until our next. ? : '