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BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 22 August 1902
BREVITIES. Mr. Geo. Bruce, of Loombah, has been appointed Chairman of the Mo long Uabbit Board. A heavy stock of Prime Groceries at Gibson BroB. The School of Arts has been closed at Peak Hill. It is indeed surprising that so little interest was taken in the institution. A meeting of the Management Com mittee of the P.A. and H. Association was held on Saturday. Wade's Worm. Figs, the Wonderful Worm Worriers, are always effective. 1/- boxes. Oil Saturday last Messrs. H. N. Gibson & Co., offered by public auc tion, the privileges in' connection with the sports and races, to be held on the 1 Oth arid 1 1 th September next. Seven guineas was the amount realised. Mr. E. E. Murrell, of the Commer cial Hotel, paid £6 5s for the right of TattersalTs until June 30th, 1902. The sum 1}f £84 1 8s was again paid away to the men employed in the clearing of the Government Paddock on Saturday last. It is anticipated that the work will be completed by the end of the current week. - Chaff is ...
Australian Cleverness. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 22 August 1902
Australia* Cleverness. King Edward's . recent illness has brought to the front, the capabilities of' another Australian citizen,' nurse Fletcher, of Sydney. Sho has been attending on His ilajosty, in her pro fessional' capacity^'1' 'Some of the Peak Hill residents will remember meeting Miss. Fletcher at those memorable wallaby hunts, when she was visiting; her brother at Bonevonto. She left Sydney just five years ago to continue her studies and practice in tho old country. It is noteworthy that she, Miss. Black of Molong, and Mi6s. Schamkenberg of New ZealondJ*w'ere attending the same course of lectures with members of British students, and the6e three Colonial girls monopolised the highest positions in all the exam inations. Tho two former went straight away into private practice ; and the medical lecturer, who had presided over their university studies, readilyfound for thenithe better kind of patients — the sugar plums of a nurse's profession — for 'good nurses ' are scarce' he s...
CASUAL COMMENTS. (Contributed.) GOOD LAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 22 August 1902
CASUAL COMMENTS. (By Pelican.) (Contributed.) Good Laxd. Several estates are being thrown at the Government to be purchased, cut up into small areas for closer settle ment. The Gloucester Estate is one of these. It is oil the coast, and lies berwoen the- Hunter and Manning xi Ivors, jruufuu , in mesa irouuer, drought-dried lands, far removod from rivers and cities will wonder, with con siderable amazement, why this coastal country, should remain unsettled -in tliis year of grace. Well ! the owners of it live in England, and are called' somewhat ironically the Australian Agricultural .Company. ? This land is only a portion of a fabulous area, that was granted to this company to promote settlement — agricultural set tlement I presume by the title. — They have succeeded in Hacking settlement. My opinion is, they should forfeit the land as they, have not fulfilled the conditions of their charter. At least one good influonfce inheres to our own. land tax, it is mating this company sit un...
Parkes Show. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 22 August 1902
Parkes Show The 31st Annual Exhibition opened on Wednesday, 13th inst. The atten dance on both days was large, there boing approximately 1500 on the first day and some 5000 on the second Upwards of lOOOsntries, in all, were received. At the Smoke jifoncert held on 'Wed- nesday evening, about £100 were pro mised as special prizes towards the, next show. FoUowing'is a list of the chief prize takers: — Class A— Thoiiougiibued Horses. ? ' . Stallion 3 yeans drover, S. L. 'West's Definition, 1st. and special. Stallion, 2 'years and under 3 years, -James Sullivan. Yearling. Colt, S. E. Close. 'Bipod Mare, 3 years or over, Mrs It. Thomas let and special. -Filly 2 years and under 3 years, S. 1. West let and special. Tearling Filly, S. E. Close. ^ Glass A-l — Trotting Houses. Trotting Stallion 3 years or over, Gilchrist and Mullampy's Globe. Trotting Mare 3. years or over, W. and R. Thoma6 1. Coronation Handicap Trot of £10 10s, distance 2 miles; ',' J. ? Martin's Sid ^late Loobey), scratch,...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 22 August 1902
-.'- .... Cws^Bmae, Peat Hill. ; . . v . . l5Ui. August, 1902. . A SPECIAL. LICENSING COTJBT^ for the Licensing District of Peak' Hill, ?will be liolden at the COtJBT HOUSE, PEAKHHiB, onFriday, the:5thday ofSep tapiber, 1902, at 10. a.m. 4d. 42. G. BBATOE, Acting O.P.8. NOTICE. A -NT person or persons found dam f\ aging, or in any way interfering, with fences on Pine Grove, irill be prosecuted without respect to persons. J. KLEIN, ' New Wyregal, August 15th, 1902. ' NOTICE. LOST hetween HemsleVs Brick Kiln and Peak Hill, ONE HEAVY GOLD BUCKXE RING ?with two stones (stones broken). A reward of 10s will be paid to anyone returning above to this Office. the Peak gill express, FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 1902,
Peak Hill and District beauty spot. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 22 August 1902
Peak Hill and District * beauty spot. We would direct the attention of our readers to the apparently ruthless destruction to Kurrajong trees around Clagga and New Discovery Springs — Trees up to 2ft. Cinches in diameter Jiftvn linen latelv ehojmed down: instead of being lopped. The reserve around these springs should be under the control of tho local Municipal Council, and the wil ful destruction of the one beauty spot in the district bo prevented. The expenditure of a small sum of money in clearing a bush track of about 2 miles, would enable -vehicles to 'bo driven within half a mile of the princi pal .spring. .Notices_ could bej posted, warning persons against removing or destroying ferns and shrubs, rustic seats and tables be erected, and places for fires fixed up, so as to prevent the flames spreading. The residents of Peak Hill, MePhail, Tomingley, and other places, would then be .enabled to- visit the- resort without the discomfort at present ex perienced.
Water Supply. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 22 August 1902
Water Supply. Mr, Woods, Inspector of the Public Water Conservation Branch, visited Peak Hill on Saturday last in connec tion with the proposed Weir across the Began. The gentleman spent some considerable time in investigating the different places, and finally chose a QLHJU OV111G 1UV 1CCV UOIAJIJ U1Q, IUX1.V-UVU ?of the 10 mile Creek and the Bogan Uiver. Here he anticipates that a 5ft. Weir, will back the water up the river for n distance of about 3 miles, and would 6ocure a storage capacity of some seventy, million gallons'. The cost of such weir, he estimates at be tween £300 and 350. Mr. Woods recommends that the Peak Hill water supply, should emanate from this 'Source, and considers that on iioa tank to hold some 30;O00 gallons, raisedJSO ft., would be sufficient for the town's requirements. With this objeot he requested the local Council to select a site for the tank, and they have decided that the most suitable place would be on the spur near the Bolly BUtti's claim.
District Intelligence. TARKES. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 22 August 1902
District Intelligence/ (From Oob Exce/woes^) PAEKES. .UiBt week thp Itev. W, JJinlay Brown, M.A., Presbyterian. Minister of Porkes, solemnized the marriage of Mr. John Cobley (of CaJiowindra), witli Misa Annio -Isabella Mclntym, dauirhter_of .Mjv^T/ilin^M^-^*. -* — l'yroao I'm*, Aloctown; and Mr. Jnuies Martin (Bullock Creek), with Mi6S Isabella McCloary, daughter of Mr. Stewart McCleary, of Bogan Gate. . The annual social in connection 'with the local Foresters Lodge,. was held in. the Masonic Hall, on Monday night, 4th ii)8f The hall was decorated with flags, etc., and had a gay appearance.
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 29 August 1902
IMPOimDING& At Forbes, yellow-bay mare 0 near shoulder, A off shoulder, star, 15£ .hands ; with foal at foot Say mare like ERS near, shoulder, -d0 off shoulder, aged;; star, 15£hands. /1m«* mava IiIta TftlJ Tinni* 'iaT»rklilf1«T' -jq off 8houlder,.-aged, 15 hands. If not released, . will be sold at this Pound at noon, on the 4th September, 1902. In nearly every -street in Japanese ajities is a public oven, -where, for .a .small fee, housewives may have their ?dinners and suppers cooked for them. ? #
BENEFITS OF PROTECTION. (To the Editor Peak Hill Express.) [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 29 August 1902
BENEFITS OF PROTECTION. (To iJurlSitof I'M SiU Ecprm.J ? Sir, — The bottom seems to bo al ready foiling out i-i Protection. I Trent reassurance .;froak#pn-,e of my . bellow citizens . in/ ? ilijfl ', ^protectionist iPeak HilL tkroneli--/ihi& newspaper. explaining -t^o difficulties taat Jure . already confronted ine ill observing the trend of events ':—','?. In the Peat Hill district, some farmers at Kftdina, have invested in New Zealand turnips and mangolds, ?where they are 12s per ton, in the des perate endeavour to keep their perish ing stock alive. The ^ariff that is im posed to protect and assist our native industries inflicts an import duty of £2 2s 9d on top of that 12s! The revenue of the Commonwealth is ?enriched to that extent — not from the more prosperous fold, but from the * most necessitous — from the native industry that is in most distress. Surely there is something unexpected in this damaging effect of a tariff ! How is it that a 'good-thing1 ' can do harm li...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 29 August 1902
|P Golden Opportunity. T. D. Oxley &Co's., GREAT CLEARING SALE, COMMENCES ON Saturday, 19th July, FOR 13 DAYS ONLY. Don't Bliss Go* Golden Opportunity to purchase your Drapery, Clothing, Boots, etc., etc.. At such extraordinary LOW PRICES. -®a Figures are round numbers. See our SALE PRICES, they will make you WEEP FOR JOY. WE WILL OFFER SPECIAL LINES EACH DAY. DON'T MISS THESE PLUMS All goods sold at Sale Prices will be Tor Cash Only, and No Goods sold at the reduced prices will be taken back or exchanged. X. D. OXLEY arid Co. ? H. N. GIBSON - 'jcaui gompakt. t Auctioneers, Land, Mining & Stock k Station Agents, PEAK HILL. fOA PRIZE MA d&LU. MONEY. *tU. McPhail Annual Sports. The McPhail Annual Sports will be held MONDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1802. For programme see future issui. J. J. MOHR, } Joint C. CROZIER, ) H&n. SecsJ PRELIMINARY NOTICE. A GRAND GALA DAY, under the auspices of the PEAK HILL P. A. & H. Association, ' will be held at the SHOW GROUN...
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 29 August 1902
Cricket. A largely attended meeting of mem bers of nhe above was held at Staf ford's Club House Hotel, on Monday last, the 25th. inst. Some .30 wore present. J.U U1D aUOCUUU Ul LUC Xll^lUmi, JILT. H. N. Gibson, Mr. Campoy was voted to the chair. The minutes of the previous meet ing were duly confirmed, after which the Secretary's report for the 1901 sec son was read. This set forth a very satisfactory state of affairs. The num ber of matshes played was eleven, of which, seven had been won and four lost. Of the players, Messrs. Freeman and Potts had acquitted themselves most creditably. Tho former's best perforfance had been with, the balL On. one occasion ho had taken ten wickets' for 32; runs;- His -top 'score in batting likd been 104 against McPhail. Tho ktter's highest score was 145 against Tomingley. The presentation of trophies was then proceeded with. The Chairman, in presenting Mr. Freeman with a Silver Mounted Ball suitably inscribed, said 'That it was only those who iad bee...
NARROMINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 29 August 1902
- NARROMINE. On Thursday last at the Roman Ontholie Church, Dubbo, by iflieRev. FatJier GeU, tho/woddiiag^oojiplaiee of Mr. Charles Edward Tliomoe, p£ the Federal Hotel, Nafroimiub, and Miss Mai'traret Ann Kearnev. daughter of tUo latt) Mr. EiT.wB.rd K«anioy, of Nar* romine 5 Mr.;W. Kearney, brother of the brido, officinted 'as beet man, and Miss Harriett Thomas, sister of the bridegroom, was. the bridesmaid. A few sprinkles of i-ain fell during Wednesday night and the weathef continued cloudy throughoutThursday. About 8 -p.m. ,n thunderstorm passed over and hoiavy' rain, fell, some 47 points being recorded in about 10 minutos, ' ? 3Ir. Adam Walker., a prominent Narromiuo resident, died in Sydney last week.