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An Official Mem. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 8 July 1898
An Official Mam. In the Assembly, ctie other night, Dr. Roas asked,—(I.) la it a fact that oue J. JR, GUltiUan became ihe selector of a homestec-d selection of 418^ acres, pariah Broulin? (2.) Is it true chat the laad was confirmed to fcho selector by the local land board at .Forbes! (3.) Haa the same laud bee.n applied for by one W. Hichards, junior, of Q-rawlin ; and did the land ! hoard dis allow the application ? (4,) Is it true that since Jiicharda' application, was disallowed he has lodged an appeal? (5.) Will he see tb.at immediate scepa are taken to have the selector protected from further annoyance.—M!r ±kunk«r answered,—(1.^ Yes. (2,) It was con firmed to the "selector on 22ad Apnl, 1898. (3,) Richards applied $or the land as a y mditional le-~.se, bat the boj;jd Usa'.lowed the application. (4.) Hicharcis (per til© IJuion Bank ot Australia, ln;d.), has lodged an app^i I against the disallowance of his apjiwa tion. (5.) Ttie Lind Appeal Ujucj have ordered that the o.ise sta...
Wesleyan Church. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 8 July 1898
Wesleyan Church. On Sunday, special services were conducted at the Parkes Wesleyaa Caurch, to commemorate the drat anniversary of the new church. The sacred edifice was crowded to excess at each service. Besides impressive ser vices by the Jtiev. 0. Urraaam, tao choir rendered special music. On Monday night, a numerously attended social was hold in. the Boyal Hali. Audees3es were were delivered by .fcievd. 0. Graham and IT. G. Neild. An atciactive programme o£ sougs aud instrumental pieces were also goue through. During the evening, the chairman announced that the debt OQ the building amounted to £550.
Forbes. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 8 July 1898
(from otjr own correspondent;)' ; The weather ibr che past week fa.ai been simply delightful, although- the nights are iroety m the extreme, The days are bright and sunny, vvhi'ie, .the. increasing green of the flats 13 a wel come and cheery sight, Matters m the political world are not neglected hersv Hon. Joseph Cook, Postmaster-General, and Mr. Bavister M.Xi.A, are booked to deliver addresses on 7\h instanfcf : Canvassers, too, are beginning to J hunt up the oatlyias settlers. The report circulated, re Mr. G. F. Hut chinson's retireajeat, is denied, I understand it as tiaat gentleman's in tention to go to the poll. Our new Hall-Company Mounted Rifles were paraded on Saturday, under the guidance of^Staff-Sergeant Wasaon. Considering all things they made a creditable appearance, and the tuition of istpff-Sergeant Nassau (who from his past connection with the Reserves has proved himself the beat of good fellows), hope to soon be knocked mto shape, ' He your suggestion of inducements'...
Intercolonical News. (BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) SYDNEY, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 8 July 1898
[br islboxbec rfilegraph,] Sydney, thuradav. Wheat is quoted at 3s 2d fco 33 5ct j chickwheat ac 2a lQd to 3a 3d. The aaaaal meeting of the Pas toraliafa' Union was held yesterday. The report presented was of a highly favorable character, and condemned the proposal to introduce a compulsory Arbitration and Ojacdiafcion Bill, The Assembly last night passed the Consolidation of Statutes Bill through all its stages. Mr. Ojpel&nd's motion, in connection with Che Bill providing for Sunday trading within certain limits, was negatived by 23 to 17. The Upper iiouse cxrried on the voices the Aliens Biisoricbion Bill which passed all it3 stages ; also the Bill extending the hours of polling. It is understood the writs will be issued on Saturday ; polling on 27th. A meeting of the Executive wili ha held at Government House to-uijrrow morning when the matter will be finally decided, Opposition affairs are admitted by the Party to be in a vary mixed condi tion, Another caucus will be hel...
Latest Intelligence. LONDON, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 8 July 1898
Q [By Cablegram.] London, Wednesday. President McKtnley has ord©red a postponement of che bombardment of Santiago, to enable General Shafter and Admiral Sampson to confer with the Spanish force for the relief of Santiago. The troops entered the city after desperate fighting. The defenders now number 1800. Admiral Oeveras' dash from Santiago Harbor was a complete surprise to the Americans, Admiral Sampson was absent at the time conferring with General Shaffcer. The naval engagement was directed by Commodore Schley. Twenty Spaniard prisoners en-* trusted to a detachmenD ot\ Oabans were all beheaded.
A.O.F. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 8 July 1898
A.Q.FV The election of officers in connection with the local Foresters' Oourt took place in t,he Masonic Hall on Wednes day night, when the following were appointed for the hal£>vear ;—Q.R., Bro. O, J. Howard ; S.CJ. Bro. JE. Sykes ; S.W., Bro. E. JEiogan, jimr. j J, W., Bro. M. J. Heraghty , S.B., Bro. J. Mackey; J.B., Bro. J. Wells.
Land Selection. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 8 July 1898
Land Selection. At the local Laud Oiiics yesterday the following applications were re ceived:—-E A &lt;iraut, '20 acres a.c p. pariah Parkea; T W McKeou, 1701a, otl. parish Dulhunty, and T Jackson 2085.i,3settlement lease, parish Oookev'a Plains—the latter under pro:a*t.
Fat Stock Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 8 July 1898
Fat Stock Sales, At Homebush,. on Thursday, the following Iocs of fat stock were soli ; \ —236 crossbred wethers 10s 3d oo 10-; 4d, 105 crossbred wethers 8i lOd, 67 . crossbred wethers lis 2d, itf. A, 'ta teaby, Forbes j 43 orossoreds 9s 2 a, i.0 ! crossbreds 8s -id, 0. J. Palmar, Paixei; 28 crossbreds 7s lid, 33 crossbred.* dj 3d, 33 wethers 83 6d} O. Taylor, Mau ildra; 190 wethers 9s 2d, 53 weouois 8s 4d, C, J, E. Palmer, Parkea.
Mining Matters. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 8 July 1898
Mining Matters, Since iasfc report the old battery hai put through. 56 loads of wash dirt foe iSteoii and paroy, Happy Valley, which yielded 5dwo to the load. This battery is now operating1 on 100 loads from the Gj-otcouda. JChe KLoh-i—aor battery ia operating oa a large quantity jf stone from the KoLi-4-nor mine. At Burgas' batcery 75 loads for Lee aud party, | Happy Valley rash, yielded bot\vcjea ! fiye aud six weights per ton.
Trundle Topics. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 8 July 1898
Trundle Tooics. Trundle was all agog on Frid ay when a tennis tournaoaent, ia aid of the Ghurch of iSagland fund, claimed atGention. After an exciting con test Miss JParnell and Mr, H. Beuze ville were hailed the winners. Ia the evening a pre-eminently successful tea* meeting and concert were held. Great praise ia due to Mrs. Hutton, the hon. secretary of the function.
Institute Club Rooms. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 8 July 1898
Institute Club Rooms, The Olub .Rooms iu connexion with the People's Institute were declared open on Wednesday nighG by the Mayor. Owing to the political meet ing, the attendance was very small. These rooms have been comfortably furnished and fitted for the con venience of members wishing to pass an hoar at games of chess, cards, draughts or dominoes. Six tables covered with green baize have been placed in position. All members, ladies or gentlemen, have the privilege of attending these room3 without extra charge, Tlie Club Kooms are handy to the library, situated in the adjoining yard. It is to be hoped that the in creased attractions will have the effect of adding many new members to the institute* ' ' ■X ' •
A Condobolin Chip. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 8 July 1898
A Condoboiin Chip. The weather during the lasb few weeks has been all that could be desired by both stock-owners and wheat - growers in the Ooadoboiia district. Grass and herbage have made a splendid spring, The losses among grown sheep will be trifling, and there are hopes of a fair number of laiabi being saved, Yery large additional areas are being puD under wheat this year by both pasooralists and selectors.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 8 July 1898
MARRIAGE. &nbsp; LANE-TOM.—On 23rd June, at the Wesleyan Church, Bourke St., Syd- ney, by Rev. J. K. Turner, Theo. H., eldest son of Mr. J. T, Lane, J.P., of Orange, to Selina W., eldest daughter of Mr Thomas Tom, J.P., Bartley's Creek, Parkes. DEATH. &nbsp; HIGMAN.—On July 5th, at his late &nbsp; residence, " Lavinia Oottage," Our rajong St., Parkes, the dearly beloved ! husband of Agnes Higmau, Aged | 36 years.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 8 July 1898
Wedding Bells. SYKES—HOLL. An interesting wedding was solemn- ised at St George's Church on Tuesday the contracting parties being Mr. Edward A. Sykes and Miss Lucy M. Holl (stepdaughter of Mr. G. S. Rtchie, of Bogan street). The nup- tial knot was tied by the Rev. F. G. Neild, R. D. Mr. C. E. Job acted as best man, while Miss Holl was at- tended by her sister Miss Fanny Holl. The bride wore a smart fawn cloth costume, with hat-en suite, while the bridesmaid donned a brown cloth costume. As the bride entered the church the choir sang " The voice that breached o'er Eden." Psalms were subsequently sung, and as the happy pair left the church Mendel- sohn's Wedding March pealed out from the organ. The wedding presents were numerous and appropriate, and included a valuable piece of plate from the leading members of the Amateur Comedy Company that lately produced "Caste," in which, by the way, the bride and bridegroom played two of the most prominent parts. Attached to the present was a ca...
CHAPPLE—PEPPER. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 8 July 1898
CHAPPLE —PEPPER. &nbsp; &nbsp; The Wesleyan Church was filled &nbsp; &nbsp; with an admiring throng, at noon on Wednesday, when Mr. W. H. C. Chapple, manager of the Bushman's cyanide works, and Miss Dina Pepper, youngest daughter of Mr H. Pepper, of Currajong-street, were united in wedlock's bonds, by Rev. C. W. Graham. The church was prettily decorated aud from a triumphal arch in front of the pulpit were sus- pended the artistically-worked initials of the contracting parties. The service was fully choral. The bride's dress was a really handsome travelling gown of fawn poplin, trimmed with white surah and passe- menterie ; pretty fawn toreador hat, with white tips, chiffon and violets. She carried a handsome shower bou- quet, the gift of the bridegroom. The bridesmaid (Miss B. Paravicini) wore a pretty dress of eau de nil, bodice covered with white shirred chiffon, &nbsp; toreador hat en suite. She carried a shower bouquet and wore a gold and...
Our Neighbours. (FROM OUR EXCHANGES.) HILLSTON. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 8 July 1898
(prom our exchanges.) HILLSTON. After uiuch threatening and disap pointment, W0 have duriug the last fortnight tivi some nice warm show ers, totailiu-* for tha month up to dads a few points over two inches. The fall has been moat opportune, as it will relieve the anxiety shared alike by both farmers and graziers. There is already a rapid spring in the grass aud herbage, aud a couple of weeks genial weather would make feed plentiful everywhere. Most of the ploughing ia fiuisbed, but there are a few steadings on which chat operation has to be completed. Welcome as the rain has been fco the district generally, there is locally the pro verbial fly in the ointment in the fact that the river in the vicinity of the town is. and has^een for some time, quite dry, and unless a heavy flood occurs, .the outlook during the sum : mer months is not reassuring. Still, as advices report heavy rain at its Bources, we may, before the winter months are over, once more witness a good Btream flowing with...
CHAPTER XX. AN ACHING HEART. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 15 July 1898
CHAPTER XX. AN ACHING- HEART. Over the road, which a few months before he had travelled with Rose, went Sir Victor St. Maurice. Then he had been ardent and hopeful, now he was disenchanted and homesick. He tarried, a day or so, in that Faris where his disenchantment j had begun, and he bought Hose , the various gifts he had promised as a bribe for remaining in the villa of Fossano, leaving him free to go home. Then he went over that road between Paris and London, when he had travelled with Hose, in all the infatuation and madness of the first hours after his marriage. lie was now an altered man. Far, far sooner than she expected, his mother's prophecy had been fulfilled, and what he had called love had perished on the tomb of its object's unvvorthiuess; while the indissoluble tie that he had made, barred him all hope of home-life, or domestic joy, or par ental pride. If he had been less headstrong and rebellious to advice, he would have been able to find marriage honorable and happy...