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Hospital Ball. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 14 August 1903
Hospital Ball. The adjourned meeting of ladies in connection - with the Hospital ball, was held in the Council Chambers on Wednesday last. The Mayoress — Mrs H. N. Gibson, presided, . and theve were present,- in addition, Mesdames Wynne, Phillips, MoDermott, Walsh, Jackson, Campey, Miles, DeLacey, Patterson, Schultz, and the Misses Jackson (2), and Campey, . . Miss .nose jaciuonv was elected Secretary, and Mra. W. B: TVynne Treasurer. ' The various, committees were ap pointed, both to canvass, and earry out the general arrangements. It was decided to hold the next meeting on Wednesday the 26th inst, - ? .
LATEST TELEGRAMS [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 14 August 1903
LATEST TELEGRAMS [By Wire.] Mr. Kingston has boon invited to Sydney by the Labour Council, to deliver an address on the Federal Arbitration Bill. At a public meeting in tho Protes tant hall a resolution was carried to the effect that this meeting is of the opinion that Sydney ought to be the Federal capital. The Conference of Farmers' and Settlers' at JNarrandern, are favorable to freehold tenure frith the oonditon ; perpetual residence. The proposal in tho uew bill to convert annual leases . into improvement' leases tos unanr-: mously condemned. In the Senate yesterday, 'the debate was resumed on tho, question of the Victorian Governor's lecture on the Navy and Nation, as an unwarrantable interference with Federal politics. The debate on the second reading of the Arbitration Bill was continued. Representative McMillan considers the Tariff question will be the front of the' forthcoming Federal election scope. The Day Labor Enquiry has been extended so as to cover the day labor princ...
REEFING. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 14 August 1903
REEFING. Bobby Burns : the hard lode, Harris Bros, tributore, continues to prospect up to expectations. They have about 40 xtons at grass, out of which some handsome specimens have been se cured. On the union, McCasland and party are breaking another crushing. The prospects are very regular. Tuckwell and party — tributors in me Urown, will clean up to-morrow. The plates look well, and good results are anticipated. Oxley and party's stone from the Monte Carlo, which was. crushed at Toiningley, yielded a Teturn of loz to. the ton . ' ; ' .
Current Concerns. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 14 August 1903
Current Concerns. 'Train up a child in the way it should go, and when Jt is old1 it' will not depart therefrom,' was assuredly never meant for the daughtera of Peak Hill. Leastways, tins would bo the conclusion of anyone visitingthB vari ous dances held of laid. Especially would it be the case in the last social function of this description. The hull was literally packed with children of both sexos— though the girls predomi nated — who' were stepping the light fantastic like old veterans, until the ' wee ' small hours of morning. Me thinks they would have been far bet ter off had they been tucked in thoir cots with a kind -mother's knowledge of their security. * ? ♦ * Whilo I soo very little harm, if any, in properly conducted dances, in so far as adults are concerned, I think it will be universally conceded that they are hardly tho proper places in which, to model the intellects of our children, knowing as we all do the susceptibility of youthful minds. It is to be hoped that the p...
ALLUVIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 14 August 1903
;- ALLUVIAL. ..-► ??-.«:-?: On account of scarcity of water, Colemrin and party 'have discontinued work in Matthews' paddock. They appear confident, however, that pay able dirt exists. They have excavated a small tank, aud intend, so soon as the first good fall of rain occurs, to thoroughly test the ground. The claim is opened up well for prospect ing. Paddy's flat .- Here the livliest 'nter- ?est is evidenced, especially between the hours of 9 and lla. m., when the nhenhanifl arfl scatfarari iwai* tho country in all directions. Callaghan and party (prospectors) have about 30 loads of wash at grass, which it is anticipated will yield a payable return. A portion of this claim has been jumped, and until the matter is settled, the erection of a whip and other improvements has been delayed. Murphy and party, No. 1 South, have been engaged for some time past on a drive to the west. Though colors were secured, the dirt was not of a payable nature. They are now pros pecting towards the eas...
An Election Mystery. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 14 August 1903
An Election Mystery. . A wire from Albury to the Daily Telegraph, states :;— 'The surprise and -dissatisfaction with which the defeat of the Farmers' candidates at the late election of two members to the jUbury Pastures Pro tection Board assumed a concrete form yesterday, when a publio meeting was held at Jindera in connection with the matter. Tho chair was occupied by sax. x nonius vjiuss, ami were were about 70 farmers present. The object of. the meeting was to receive the re ports of the commissioners who had been appointed 'to go through, the electorate and interview all those who were believed to have voted for the defeated candidates, G. A. ' Boll and A. Eulenstein, with a view to ascer taining how their votes were cast. At the official declaration of the poll Bell was credited with 181 votes, and Eulenstein 137. The report of tho Commissioners, however, is to the effect that 217 votes alleged to have been cast for the Far mers' candidates were not accounted for as they should...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 14 August 1903
HARRISON, JONES & DEVLIJC Ltd. Fat Stood Salesmen, 'WOOL -fe PRODUCE BROKERS. V** IMPORTANT TO WOOL GROWERS. -W We have REDUCED OUR Charge for Selling THE NEW WOOL CLIP to 2 per cent. Being a Consolidated Charge as heretofore. ' Includes Commission, Cost of Receiving, Warehousing, Weighing. Insurance while in Store, Cataloguing, &c. §?*' SELL1NQ BROKERS ONLY. '*?! Offices and Stores: CIRCULAR QUAY, SYDNEY. Another Liver MAKES LIFE A MISERY. A. Perfect Cure. The Case of Mr. J. EQAN. (Bf A SPECIAL REPORTER). A conscientious guide will always tak* tho shortest way, ami save many a weari some and perilous wandering to those who bh. re his coni|- n.'. So It is with Mr. James Kgan, of Xo. 9, Kl'iott's Terrace, Springi'.-Je, Jiola.-iy, who saiJ to a reporter : ' 1 wo.ilil like lo publicly state to my neighbours what I went llirough whilst living at Gor.llmrn several years back, aud 1 am sure I ran wain them of many an arti Qi-ial roi.k tlmt. h id formerly lod ma to the blin...
The Parkes Show. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 14 August 1903
The ;I$riss Shqxf '.:;-; ;???? ? ? ♦ ? ?- ' ?- ? -^\vT#i- %'- -? (BrWiEE.) (From our Special Reporter.) The 32nd Annual Show in connec tion with the Parfces P. A. nsd/H. As sociation, was opened on Wednesday last by the. Hon. Minister :jBpr Educa tion— Mr. Perry. ~'i^. ?'''? ? ; r Colossal weather prevailed— an ex perience which has been foreign to the Society for many years, with the ex ception, of course, of last season. ? ' . The attendance was all that coiiULbe desired, while the exhibits were, no doubt, a tino lot. Some 2000 were present the first day. The 'highly esteemed Secretary— Mr. Seaborn — had, as usual, ' everything well in hand, and all matters of 'detail were carried out in his customary clock-like manner. He wa'B. ably- as- sisted by an energetic staff -ef Clerks. Among the first-day's awards were : Thoroughbred Stallion, West's Defini tion ; Draught, Stallion, Nancnrrow's British Empire ; Four Plough Horses, G. Stanford; 14-storie Hack, XViWil cocks ; Light Harness...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 14 August 1903
Local and General. Colossal' weather, for the time of the year is being experienced locally. Dog poisoning is still going on in town, ' On Saturday last Mr* C, Bamett lost Mb retriever pup, for which he had just previously been offered a fair price, by means of a bait. ,Senior-Constabl9 Dixon, of Coolah, has taken Sergeant Tuckers position at Alectown. A syndicate has been formed at McPhail to work the old Emu mine . Rain is badly needed. Mr. Bryant has on his farm at. Barrabadeen, a cow that gives regu larly 23 quarts of milk per day. The amount of butter made each week is 8£ lbs, in addition to the milk con sumed for-daily use. The Nairomine Council are moving in the matter of having an officer ap pointed at that centre to issue Elector's Rights for the Condobolin Elector ate. A Public School teacher in the Merriwa district was the other day fined £7 3s 2d or one month in Mait land gaol for the excessive caning of one of his pupils. In his report before the Dubbo P. P. Board, the ...
Agatha Webb. THE MAN OF NO REPUTATIO. CHAPTER XXIII A SINISTER PAIR. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 21 August 1903
Agatha Webb. Tire :viai? or i;o KErcTATios. CHAPTER XXIII A .sinister TAin. Mr. Sutlierlfind moved from the Avi\uiow and crossed to tlio door like a jr.im in a drrain. Frederick, instantly voiisciouB of hiB doparturo, turned to follow Jiini but presently stoppod nnd aJdrussiug Xnspp for tlie litat time, observed quietly : 'This is all very exciting, but I think your estimate of this tallow Swectwater, ia just. He's a busybody nnd craves notoriety nbovo everything. Tie had »o witness on board, or, if he lind, it was an imaginary one. You ?will sco lii-u return quite crestfallen before night, with some trumped-up excuse 6i mistaken iduntitity. Tiie shmg' which Knnpp gavo, dis missed Sweet-water as completely from : tho affair as if he had never been in Jt. ' I tlunli I may now regard myself n& having tills matter in my Bole diargo,'* was bis cui-t remark, as he - ^ iiuiiud unity, wmie xruiiuriuK wii-u- it rmipectf ul bow to Dr. Talbot, remarked in leaving : ''I am at your serv...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 21 August 1903
I HARRISON, JONES & DEVLIN, Ltd. I Fat Stock Salesmen, 'WOOL & PRODUCE BROKERS. tmr IMPORTANT TO WOOL GROWERS.-^ Wo have Being a Consolidated Charge REDUCED f\ ma* as heretofore. om ? M P®' Includes Commission, Coat of Ai x ' Oil* ^r k m Receiving; Warehousing, Uljarge TOr Oellmg ^Jj Cent. Weighing. IneurancewhUe In THE NEW WOOL CLIP to Store, Cataloguing, &o. D1*' SELLING BROKERS ONLY. '*?§ Offices and Stores: CIRCULAR QUAY, SYDNEY. A Macilent Wasted System, Thoroughly Restored by CLEMENTS TONIC The Case of tyrs. E. BPTON. (BY A LOCAL REPORTER.) Surprise ia an iunderjuajs term to describu the feeling wilh which such an announce ment as the following will be received by the general publio ; yet the actual state of things which prevailed at No. 68 Mac quarie-strect South, Surry Hills, are nar rated by the lady who experienced them, so there can be no doubt as to the facts. ' Not so very long ago,' said Mrs. Eliza beth Merton, who lives at the above . aldress, ...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 21 August 1903
Local and General. The need for rain is 'becoming ciore apparent with each successive day. Especially is this the case with, th? late sown crops. Last week, nt Narromine, a lad was fined £1 and costs, for breaking the insulator of a telegraph post. A resident of Kadina, informs us that although rabbits are very much in evidonce right throughout the dis trict, no Inspector has ever visited the .locality since the inception of the present Board or its predecessor. - Mr. C. Barnett has disposed of his trotting mare — Becky Sharpe — for the sumof£70 ' ? We would again direct special attention to the big sale of draught horses to be held at Narromine oh the 3rd September, by Messrs. Oahill and Coy. A student for the Federal Public Service was asked to write a few sen tences about Sir Henry Parkes. He began : ' Sir Henry Parkes was .a great navigator, whoso most remark able achievement was his exploration in Central Africa.' So much for fame and its worth. Mr. Moses Woods, of New Wyregal ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 21 August 1903
Sydney Sights. Visitors to tJio city will have nothing to Complain about in the shape of quantity and qualify at tiie evergreen Cyolorama. Besides tie exciting and life-like battle scene there is Vhont of attractions including tour old friend Daphne in a new and marvUeoos role, 'the Magicians Cave, described as a Marvel in Magic, and quite a number of interesting sights, aot iast among them bing a now cine matograph .witlraU new films; Royal Hotel, TO.M.IN GLEY, J.P.REILLY, PROPRIETOR The Leading House of the District Special attention is accorded ti.e Travelling Public. Good Drink, Good Tables, Good Stabling, with tlae best of ac commodation in all things^ The Proprietor, is ever pleased to welcome old friends and make the acquaintance of new. Casfi oivTerms. At Wholesale Prices. PIANOS Q p I I ORGANS 16 Bridge Street, Sydney. 3. SCOAN, Manager. Tattersall's Hotel. B. BOLES /-Proprietor. For Accommodation the above Hotel is Second to none in the District, ? No Trouble is Spared in ...
Mingelo. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 21 August 1903
Mingelo. A small cyanide plant bos been erected here by pifossrs. Litchfield and Broilie, who anticipate they will have sufficient sand to keep same going for 4 months. ... The local School— under the care and guidance of Mr. Yabsley — is pros pering. The much needed repairs to the building are to be effected at an early date. ; The crops in this -vicinity are, for the most part, growing well, though rain is badly needed. Eabbits are becoming very trouble some, and strict measures will have to be resorted to iii order to keep down the pest. A number of holders have men on digging out tbe burrows. A visit from the P.P. ^Board's Jnspector would be appreciated.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 21 August 1903
Spring-Time Cleaning. Spring has arrived, and now the careful - housewife goes through the annual spring house-cleaning. The summer will soon be upon us, and at this time of the year we should take : care to cleanse the human system, and fortify it to withstand the enervating effects ef tho Summer. The increas ing hot weather of this period has an extremely debilitating effect on the system if it is not in perfect working order all through. It will bo thus seen that a medicine that will regulate and cleanse the interior mechanism of man is especially valuable at this time of Ihe year. Such a medicine is Bile Beans, and no better preparation can be found for toning up the digestive organs, cleansing the blood, and in vigorating the liver. Spring gener ally brings with it an assortment of ailments, such as spring fever, tired feeling* loss of appetite, etc. For these take Bile Beans, which are also a specinc tor suiousness, indigestion, Constipation, and Debility, which are also preva...
Fatal Accident. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 21 August 1903
Fatal Accident. An aocident attended by fatal results occurred at Tomingley on Monday last. It appears that a man named Uruqu hart, maintenance man, was leading a horse by a -girth, with a pair of hobble straps attached, tied round the animal's neck. Wishing to light hiB pipe, Mr. Uruquhart passed the hobble straps over his arm, when the horse shied, and becoming frantic, \ dragged and kicked the poor fellow, ultimately dashing him against a tree. The unfortunate man's skull was fractured portion of the bone being forced upon the brain. Dr. MacCarthy was^sum moned, and the injured man removed to the local hospital. On Tuesday evening the Medical Officer assisted by Dr. Cribb of ? Orange and the' local chemist— Mr. O. F. Stephens, per formed an operation and successfully removed 2 pieces of the -skull from the brain, but without avail. ' Tim patient rallied slightly on the morning suc ceeding, but at a later hour, again grew very bad and died at about 12 p.m. The deceased was a nativ...
Current Concerns. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 21 August 1903
?tO&rrent Concerns;! The droughty times we are experi encing are enough to make the boldest ' Cbckey ' stop and wonder— wonder when that endless blue ethereal sky, through which old sol marches day after day with no unmistakable note of warning that summer is being borne in upon us— is going1 .to end. , Hosr aver, its a bad thing, and likely to injure one's digestive^ capabilities -to take a too pessimistic view of things general — so let us hope for the best — for when all is said and done its .just as well. anyhow. Stall; one such as myself with a 'withering crop, and :an avaricious looking Banker, can't help , wishing that that all important item — moisture were more in evidence. How ever, 'miff said. . - * * ? . # - Every time .1 reach town— ^and its fairly frequent— I am bailed up by some charity collector or other on the warpath-with that weird^hoJDkery,pay ! pay! pay! I fee} constrained, there fore, to raise my feeble voice in pror tost. Its a}l very well to help alon...