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THE CITY OF THE FUTURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 23 December 1899
THE CITY OF THE FUTURE. The modern industrial city has been dependent for its rapid expansion on its superior advantages with respect to coal — that is, it must have either a navigable water front, or be a natural railway receiving and distributing centre, or be the natural focus of a coal and iron region. All this will be changed in the great electrical waterfall cities of tho future, writes Mr.E.H.Mullin in ' Caaaior'a Magazine.' Tho power, as a rulo, will be produced in the mountains, while tbo cities will bo scattered far and wido over tho foothillB. There will be better air. more room, better drainage, more oiviliscd con ditions of living than is tho case with tho present ovorcronded industrial beehives, built, for the most part, on the swampy deltas or in the valleys of great rivers. Under the pressure of dear coal and with the attraction of cheap wator-powor, tho face of Europe will bo changed. As indicated by Lord Kelvin, the Highlands of Scotland will becomo industrially mo...
Sore Eyes. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 23 December 1899
Sore Eyes. We have much pleasure in again &nbsp; calling public attention to the valu- able specific, Morris's Imperial Eye Ointment for all complaints to which the eyes of the residents are subject. &nbsp; It lias a reputation 01 over nalt a cen tury, and can be confidently recom mended as tho universal remedy for all diseases brought' on through dust, heat, flies, cold, exdessive reading and wilting, etc. All the local stores and chemists will bo glad to supply it, price 2s per pot. It is advisable to procure a supply to-day and be ready to o\ortake all troubles so prevalent at this season of the year. The Nyngan Lodge of Freemasons was inaugurated on Wednesday. A number of Cobar members attended. Mr. John Bevins, editor of the Press, Anthou, Iowa, says : ' I have used Cham berlain's Colic, Cliolorii.'and Diarrhoea Ito medy in my family for fifteen years, havo -er commended it to hundreds of othors and have never known it to 1 fail in a einglo instant. ioi silo by ...
FROM THE TALMUD. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 23 December 1899
FROM THE TALMUD. Tho Jewish Talmud has some interesting sentences about women : — ' A housewife never allows herself to be disturbed from her work; oven while con vorsing ahe ia buBily apinning.' ?? An oia expenencea woman in a nouse holdiaan ornament to it like a pearl.' ' Ho who livoa in an unmarried atate knows no joys.none of tho blessings of home, and is without support.' ' The man who stands at the death-bed of his wife feels like those who saw the temple of Jerusalem reduced tn ashes, for tho wifo is the temple in which each man finds repono and quiet, whore he rests after tho labours of thn day, and where ho can givo expression to hiB feelings, joyful and mournful.' ' Tho Almighty has givon to woman more ability to judgu correctly than a man.' ' A good wifo is Heaven's noblest gift.'
Sheep Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 23 December 1899
Sheep Board. The adjourned meeting of the &nbsp; Cobar Sheep Board was held in Mr. Cotton's office on December 11. Present : P. Oakden (chairman), G. O. Tulloh, M. J. Brown, and J. C. Wallace. The Board recommended refunds to the following applicants : — Solomon Burton, Coronga Peak ; C. H. Ranken, Wilga Station ; James Todhunter, Wuttagoona ; James Todhunter, Bul- &nbsp; goo; Morrison and Bryce, Florida ; Robt. A. Rae, Sussex Station ; P. J. Kelly, Booroomugga ; A. A. Smith, Nillera ; J. S. Hole, Boorondara ; F. W. Adams, Restdown. Applications from Messrs. Rodier (Tambua) and Platt (Amphitheatre) &nbsp; were found formal, but as applicants did not appear in support of their cases the Board could not make an order, but recommended the favour- able consideration of the applications to the Minister. It was decided to return Mr. D. O'Mahoney's papers to him for amend- &nbsp; ment. It was resolved that the Board was unable to deal with the following case...
RUSSIAN MACNIFICENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 23 December 1899
RUSSIAN MAGNIFICENCE, No Western imagination can easily con- ceive an idea of the splendour with which the Russian rulers are habitually surrounded. Chairs und tables of solid silver.ivory thrones, [Lhlnzu with hriliiiintH and flamihirpR. wnllu nf amber and floors of mother of pearl— theso tilings aouud like an Eastern fable; but the Czar has them all. At Moscow, in tho great palace within the sacred Kremlin walls, thcro nre not only crowns, orbs, and sceptres covered with diamonds, but also saddles, atirrups und Bets of harness covorod with similar gems. Thoro are hundreds of awords, daggers, und soiinitnrs, tho sheaths of which aro literally masses of peurla.rubios, and turquoises. Rare tapestries, murvcllous china from Sevres and Japan, flawless gems from Asia, priceless antique MSS. and jowollod bookcuvcrs— these aro a few of the objeotB scattered about tho Czar'a twelve palaces with Royal prodigality.
CHRISTMAS WITH THE QUEEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 23 December 1899
CHRISTMAS WITH THE QUEEN. Christmas brings with it to the Queen a variety of very diverse associations. It was &nbsp; on a Christmas morning, 1838, that her engagement to the late Prince Consort was announced. Twenty-three years later she went to Osborne, a lonely and almost heart- broken widow, after the funeral of the late Prince Consort, to spend the most joyful season of the year in the saddest manner. For years after that mblancholy date he Christraasaing at Osborne was of the most perfunctory character. ft was Princess Beatrice who gradually persuaded tho Queen that it is not good to weep for ever, and it was under her influence that Yuletide at Court gradually resumed most of the fea tures which it had worn during the lifetime of tho lamented Prince. For Bomu timo beforo tho actual date the atir of preparations is in the air. The Koyal warrantholdors obtain permission to send in samples of their Christmas novelties, and tho same license is often conceded to other trad...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 23 December 1899
Sir Joseph Abbott is still too ill to &nbsp; act as Speaker in the Assembly. &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr. Donald Mathieson, of Bourke, has recovered from his recent severe illness. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Mr. J. Hackett, the well-known Bourke bookmaker, is now a member &nbsp; of Tattersall's Club. ; Enough said :— Magistrate : 'My good woman, do you understand the r.ature of an oath?' 'Well, yer washup, I've bin 20 years married to a bullock-driver.' In the good old days Gideon and ' hi.-; followers blew the trumpet beforo ! J-'irifrieho'';tihd' the walls '.blew down. ? '''I hat ' was a miracle. Nowadays a ' liiau blows his horn through the news ? papers, and the goods fall from his ) shelves' and counters. That's no 1 lniraole— just a sample of what good ??advertising will accomplish— audit is performed every day. — Tlie Adverlii- in;/ Mnn. Ildd liianuirenicnt kcejis moro people in poor eiruumstiiiK'es thnn any other one cntiso. ? Tu bo fii...
THE ROSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 23 December 1899
THE ROSE. Early in tho New Year, lovely artificial flowers will be offered us, made by a new process — out of wood pulp. And so delicate will be the appearance of the blossoms, that it will be impossible to distinguish them from the choicest hothouse products. Many (lowers havo a signification, somo historical, somo national, whilo others aro used aa emblems of sentiment. Among tbo ancients tho rose was used as a symbol of . secrecy.and asadecoration in churches:hence the phrase sub rosa (meaning under the rose) applied to an avowal, as secret as tho Con fessional. It was also an old custom to hang it up at entertainments as a token that nothing which was said there should be divulged. The rose is one of those flowers which aro Bupposcd by the people of evory land to be bo well-known an to nocd no description, for it is a singular fact that every continent, with tho solitary execution of Australia, produces wild roses. Even the frozen regions of the North, whoro tho summer lasts but...
CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 23 December 1899
CHURCH OF ENGLAND. Cobar — Sunday, Dec. 24 — 11 a.m., Morning Prayer and Holy Com- munion, Christmas Music, etc, and at 7'30 p.m. Evensong (Choral) and Christmas Hymns, Rev. A. R. Martin. Dec. 25 — Christmas Day — 8 a.m. h.c, 11 a.m., Communion Service, Ad- dress and Hyimns, Rev. A. R. Martin.
Bourke-Cobar Cricket Match. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 23 December 1899
Bourke-Cobar Cricket Match. A cricket match has been arranged between the cricketers of Bourke and the Cobar Copper Mine, to take place at Bourke on Boxing Day. The Cobar team will leave Cobar on Xmas morning, returning on Thursday. We wish our boys every success. The team represents the Mine club, which is now leading on the cricket com- petition in this district, so it can safely be said that the town will be well represented, although a much stronger district eleven could be found. The following men have been selected to play : — W. Moyston, V. Keane, J. O'Dea, R. Lanyon, P. Gilligan, J. Ward, W. Quilty, T. Roberts, W. Conley, J. McLaughlin, D, McLaugh- lin, F. Finch. Three fires this week. Mr Musgrove reports a successful sale of Mr W. Hunt's household furniture on Wednesday afternoon.
WESLEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 23 December 1899
WESLEYAN. Cobar at 11 a.m. and at 7.30, Rev. A. Graham. Wrightville at 7-30, Mr. E. Osborne. ? £ M T1W1T FJS ? |_s|m TiW T £ £ Jan. 1 2 a ?! 6 n 7 July ? I; 8 11101112 1311 SJJISS t 16 10 17 18 10 20 SI II Id 1115 13 M 15. 22£3 2120 2Cl!7 2t 1C 17 ID IS) 20 21 22 20 30 31 ? 2.1,!5 1 2» 26 2? 2S 2» Feb ? 12 3 ?! M?1 ? tUI 0 1011 HUQ. .... 1 2 3 .1 fi! 1213 U 16 1G 17|1F Oil »U 1112. I(l'2O 2112223 2125 IS 1 1 15 1C 17 16 10, 20 57 2BJ.. I. ...... |2OJ2!I 22 23^25 20; Hor' VcN S i'lon Sep. 3 -i r- « ' b U:. 12 13 H IS Id 17 If 10 II 12 i: 1 I/ijlO geg/SS^I » 1899 ♦ i^fg%|: P^-7 T5|Ti-i|-i }| 0CU (^liSiSiJi 01O11 12131115 19!lC:17(IK 111.2031; 10 171310 20,21 2! 32 23'2 1 25 2C 27.23 23 24 25 20 27 23 21 . 2»3O31 ........ 3' ? ???? NOV. ...... 1 2 « j Hay ..123 -is c fl ° '? s K''': 7 8 5 10111213 12 15 1J IS 16 1718: - M 15 10 17 IS 10,20 I!1'ii2122i23:21i25 SI 22 23 21 25 2027 20 27 282030 ... .1 38S03031 ...... Dec. .......... is! ! June ........ 1 i 3 a -1 » « ~\ » --'? 11 121311 1...
CHRISTMASTIDE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 23 December 1899
CHRISTMASTIDE. Once again the flight of time has borne us on to the very brink of an- other Christmas. On Monday next all Christendom, throughout the length and breadth of the civilised universe, will join in one great and glorious celebration of the advent to this mundane sphere of the Son of Man. Notwithstanding the fact that in a few day's time nineteen hundred years will have elapsed since the Star of Bethlehem indicated to the Shep- herds where the Saviour of Mankind was to be found, Christianity under the new dispensation is stronger even to-day than it has ever been. Viewed either from the standpoints of the devout, the indifferent, or the doubters, the subject loses none of its force and faoination. At this particular period o£ the year nearly every one involun tarily firughos aside tno sorrows of the past, and is intent only I!} joining in the contagious merriment that every ivtere surrounds, ' Peace on enrth and goodwill toward men ' is a motto that each Christmas, right t...
WELCOME CHANGES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 23 December 1899
WELCOME CHANGES. Perhaps the most pleasing war news which our columns contain this week, will be the change in the generalship of the British troops in the Transvaal. Mr. Craig, the talented Sydney writer on the war struck the key-note of British feeling with regard t0 recent reverses when he described our men in the Transvaal as ' Lions led by '°q°3- In effect this concise phrase is only too painfully true. In tho first place Gatacro blundered ; Lord Methuon sacrificed hundreds of his bravest mou, who obeyed their orders although it nioant certain doath ; and last comes to hand what hns been softly termed a reverse to General Bullor. In the first two cases tho dofeats could not bo called war, but could bo moro accur ately described as murder. Surely thoro must bo some routes to Kimbor loy, if reliof is so badly needed, bosides over tho kopjes where 11,000 Boors wero ontronchod in a position almost as impregnable for tho aggressors as Gibraltor itself. The Defonco Com mittee of tho ...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 23 December 1899
Local and General. Ourselves. — Today we issue our usual Christmas Supplement. The letterpress is of varied and readable description, typical of the season of the year. One of the brightest pieces of verse is a blind girl's patriotic effusion, entitled 'Farewell to Australia,' in which is expressed a senti- ment of pride for our native land which all true born Australians feel. The supple- ment is a four page one and is printed on good paper and profusely illustrated. In addition to this we also publish our usual two-page supplement. The local news of Gladstone, Cobar, and Drysdale will be found in the usual places. The Holidays.— All the Government offices at the Court House will be closed from Friday, 22nd, until Wednesday morn- ing, 27th inst. Heat. — The following are the heat records for the week: — Monday 103.5, Tues- day 107, Wednesday 102, Thursday 104, Friday 109. Anglican Services. — In the Church of England on Monday (Xmas Day), the Rev A. R. Martin will hold services at ...
REALISM IN EXCELSIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 23 December 1899
REALISM IN EXCELSIS. In the 'Revue des Revues' there is a most interesting article on the Theatre in Japan, from the pen of Dr. Bauzemont : — ' The Japanese are psychologists who demand at the theatre a most profound analysis of human passions. Not two years ago tho celebrated tragedian Olowaya, in order to present un impersonation of a merchant ruined by financial catastrophes and broken down by domestic troubles, submitted himBclf to a regime which he conceived would properly identify himself with his part. He appeared in public in tho shabbiest of costumes, lio deprived himself of food and even abstained from his daily bath — an unheard of sacrifice for a Japaneso. Little by littlD ho sank into a state of melancholy, hia fcaturea became haggard, and his brain gave way. Ho became convinced that the ruined banker of tho piny was himself, and tho cerebral shock arising from this illusion wns so real that his friends were forced to appeal to medical assistance in ordor to save his li...
BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 23 December 1899
BREVITIES. A Merry Christmas &nbsp; To everyone. Xmas Fair now on In the Masonic Hall. Goold's Xmas sale booms. In Sydney seamen are scarce. The Harrison-Marlow Co. disbanded at Nyngan. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Read Mr W. F. Platten's new advertisement. &nbsp; The George street electric tramway is running well. &nbsp; Oddfellows' Sports on Boxing Day in the Cobar Park. Sir Matthew Harris has been re- elected Mayor of Sydney. The New Zealand elections give Mr Seddon a majority of 30. A fire occurred in Becker street early on Tuesday morning. We have had another visitation of &nbsp; summer weather this week. Sydney Burdekin died on Sunday at Booty Hill, aged 59 years. &nbsp; Mr. Tom Rowe headed the Glad- &nbsp; stone Municipal poll by 10 votes. Exodus of school teachers and mine managers to Sydney and else- where. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The Government has increased the &nbsp; road vote by...
THE ELEVENTH MAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 23 December 1899
THE ELEVENTH MAN. When travelling in America we stopped at a flag station to take up a couple of men, and as they came into the smoker all saw that they were handcuffed together. It was easy enough to identify tho prisoner. He was a &nbsp; gaunt-faced, long-haired man of dejected de- meanour, and he seemed embarrassed at the sight of so many of us. ?? I reckon yo' can't run from me, now,' said tho officer as he removed tho irons. ' Sorry to hov put 'em on yo at all, Jim, bat I'm lamo and can't take chances.' ' Ib the man going to prison ? was the natural inquiry of ono of the passengers. ' A little wuss nor that, sah— he's goin' to ho convict camp, ' answered the officer. ' For what crime ?' '? It wasn't much of a crima. I believe he atolo co'n to feed his starvin' faiu'ly on,' ' And what is his sentence ?' ' Well, tho jedge Aned hira SO dollars or two years. Ho couldn't pa j, of cu'se, and ao he'll servo out hia two years if he don't die.. He's feelin' poworful poro. aud I ...
HOW A WHEN FEIGNED DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 23 December 1899
HOW A WREN FEIGNED DEATH. A writer in, 'Nature Notes' tells the &nbsp; following curious story: 'Hearing a sort of &nbsp; rustle in some newspapers under one of the dining-room windows and at the same time a scream of 'There is a rat in the room ; there is a rat in that paper, 'I went to investi- gate. I found in the paper a little wren. On taking up the bird it felt quite warm, and I could not see a trace of injury. It lay quite still and I thought I could feel its heart beating. Anyhow, I decided to keep it until next morning, so I laid it in an empty mouse cage, ono of the cages with glass fronts, where people keep white mice. It had been left here by one of my grandchildren whose pet had died. I took cago and occupant, a to all appearance dead bird, to my bedroom, and curly noxt day heard a fluttering noise iu tho cago; tho wren was moving about, As soon as the maid cuine in I got her to open tho window and put the cago on a tablo closo by, where I could see it, ...
LORD SALISBURY'S CHOICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 23 December 1899
LORD SALISBURY'S CHOICE. The Marchioness of Salisbury, is the daughter of Baron Alderson, who was one of tho ablest judges of his time, and she is niece to Mrs. Opie, whose writings were once very popular. The late Lord Salisbury, however, t.rinfl t.n Timi/iMit. t.lift injifv.h- hut. rcu hia u.tn then Lord Robert Cecil, persisted, ho so' far relented as to make torms. Tlicso were that Lord Robert should undertake not to see or communicato with Miss Mderson for a year. Tho. joung lover stood the test, and at the close of tho year ho obtained his father's consent: but tho Marquis, whilo continuing his allowance of £600 a year, de clined to increase it. Still, lio obtained a wife who has mado his domestic life aa huppy us that of any public man ot our time. Lady Robert Cecil throw herself heart aud soui lnio ner nusnanu s career, uitnougn mio never allowed her social duties to interfere witli tho caro of the many children who camo to brighten her home. Following her hus band's example,...