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Wedding. MANNING—LINCOLN. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 13 December 1900
Wedding. MANNING— LINCOLN. ; The marriage of Richard, youngest soil of the late Mr R. Manning, Chats wood, and Hattic Rose, daughter of : Mrs. T. A. Lincoln, of Mount Ofcti well, Narrandera, New South Wales, took place at St. Thomas's Church, j Narandera, on Wednesday, November | 28. The Rev. G. R. F. Nobbs, vicar ' of St. Thomas's officiated. The bride was given away by her brother. She wore ivory 'white satin duchessc^made j with a double skirt, the under one being of chiffon flounces, edged with narrowest ribbon, and the over one of tlie satin, cut into points, and trimmed with ruched chiffon, bundles of orange blossom falling between. The bodice was of tucked chiffon, with transparent yoke and sleeves, and richly em- j broidered. zouave of lisse ; a handsome court train fell in cascades from the 1 shoulder; wreath of orange blossom, and embroidered veil. She carried a bouquet of white carnations, gardenias, and heather, and wore a diamond and sapphire bracelet, gift of the bride...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 13 December 1900
SALE OF GRAZING PROPERTY. Wilkinson and Lavender HAVE receive-l instructions to ofTer by Public Auction at TATTERSALL'S HOTEL, II AY ON Saturday, 29th December, AT 12 A.M., | Homestead Lease No- 263 of 5819 acres 971 of 640 acres Total »? 6459 acres Tlie above leases adjoin and arc situated On I-nolii;ul I'auloral holding, And nbout 10 miles from tbe to\vii9) ip of Booliyal, The property is wire netted tiud substantially improved and unstocl-cd. All conditions required by the Crovvu Lands Act have becu complied with. INSPECTION INVITED, Terms One quartor cash, bulance in equal instalments, extending over 1, 2, and 3 years, bearing iutercst at the rate of 5 per cent, per annum. ! For further particulars apply WILKINSON * LAVENDER, 129-tc Auctioneers, IJay, AUCTION SAI.E -OF— HORSES. Saturday, December 15, 1900 §®-COMMENCING 2.30 P.M. AT TJIE Moss-street Sale lards, Hay, CHAS. HIDGCOCK HAS been favored with instructions from Mr. A. GittiujiS, Slock Inspector, Tiboobnrra, to sell hy pu...
DISASTROUS FIRE IN NEW YORK [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 13 December 1900
DISASTROUS FIRE IN NEW YORK The mails received from Vancouver by the R.M.S. Aorangi, which reached Sydney on Monday, contain details of a fire which occured in New York on October 29, in which at least 25 people lost their lives. The fire took place in the premises occupied by Messrs. Tarrant and G-., wholesale druggists and chemists, and caused four tremen dous explosions. Onlookers stated when these explosions occurred they saw numerous bodies thrown up into the air. The flames spread to other buildings. Many of the employees, of whom 200 were girls, managed to get out of the burning buildings by means of fire escapes. They were at luncheon when the fire broke out, and it is feared that a number perished in tlie flames. Tlis destruction is estima ted at from one million to two million dollars. ?- Later accounts estimate the number killed at 30. Over 1 20 persons were , treated in the hospitals for injuries nustained in connection with the fire.
Victorian Settlement. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 13 December 1900
\ Victorian Settlement. It will come as a surprise to the pub lic to learn that the demand for land at Walmer- Estate, near Horsham, which was recently purchased by the Government for closer settlemeut, has been comparatively small, and it is feared that some of the farm blocks will remain on the hands of the Goverment. The estate was divided into 40 allotments, varying in area from 300 to -100 ji ths, and the land was offered to the public at £3 Gs per acre The successful applicants are to have 31 years in which to pay for the property, the instalments, including interest, being G per cent per annum on the total purchase money. Applications for tlie land closed on Saturday, and there were 22 received for 17 out of the 10 blocks, so that more than half the estate was unap plied for. As the last Government was induced to purchase this property because it was assured by the local residents that the blocks would be over applied for by the sons of fanners resi dent in the 'district, the...
Interesting Tyson Memorials. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 13 December 1900
Interesting Tyson Memorials. The following have been handed to us for publication by Mrs. Peter Tyson, the first with the object of showing ; how kind the late Hon. James Tyson was, he having advanced her £500 I until her legacy could be paid from, the estate of lier late husband. The second is from Sir A. H. Palmer to Captain Johnston (Mrs. P. Tyson's son-in-law) enclosing a copy of an auto-biography written by the Hon. James Tyson in answer to a request for same made by Sir A. H. Palmer, then Governor of Brisbane. Otherwise the letters speak for themselves : — j Felton, Cambooya, 10th August, 1879. Mrs. Peter Tyson, Petty's Hotel, Sydney, Dear Mrs. Tyson, — I am in receipt of yours dated 27th July, making enquiry as to my late brother Peter Tyson's will, and may inform you that the legacy left you is — ? ? and regarding the settlement of this claim I believe the usual custom is to make payment one year after in want of money, I will recommend that you get some for your require men...
The River Fatality. THE CORONER'S INQUIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 13 December 1900
The Rivci' Fatality. THE CORONER'S INQUIRY. On Tuesday afternoon, an inquiry into the death of Andrew Anderson, employed on the barge of the river steamer ' William Davies,' down the hold of which he fell and broke his neck last Saturday, was held by Mr Coroner Martin. Peter Westergard, master of the river 'steftme'r ' William Davis,' said lie was on board the steamer about six miles above Carrathool on the Stli inst., about 5.30 a.111. He was towing a barge, and it was daylight. The steamer got stuck on a sand bank in the middle of the river, and he called out to the man at the wheel of the barge, Andrew Anderson, to clear his barge of the steamer. Witness then ran down to see what water there was in the river, and as he was running along the deck the cook called out 'A man has fallen down the bold.' Then he saw one of the bargemen — Harvey — run and jump down the hold of the barge, and call out ' I think Andrew is dead.' The barge did not bump against the steamer, and he did not t...
Inquest on the Fire IN WARADGERY STREET. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 13 December 1900
Inquest on tlie Fire IN WARADGERY STREET. On Monday afternoon, Mr W. G. Martin, P.M., Coroner, held an en quiry into the fire which destroyed the residence of Mrs Margaret Morgan on the previous Wednesday morning. A jury was empanelled, and viewed the scene of the lire. , Margaret Morgan, a married woman, said the premises destroyed were owned by her four children, and oc cupied by herself. On Atsgust 17, 189C, she bought the property from Mr Jos. Rawnslcy for £350. Tbe building, which was of weatherboard with an iron roof, had six rooms and a kitchen, whilst there was also a bake house, a bedroom and bathhouse de tached. When she bought the pro perty it was insured for £325, and she continued to pay up the premiums to Mr Brown, the last being paid in March. The furniture she had in- ; sured herself in the same house for t £80, and the buggy and spring cart | for £15 each, including the harness, | but the buggy was not on the premises at time of the fire. On the night, of the fire s...
The Bishop's Tour. CONDITION OF THE COUNTRY. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 13 December 1900
Tlie Bislioji's Tour. Condition of the Country. The Bishop left Hay for his long north-western tour of visitation at the end of September. His route was from Hay to Booligal and Hiliston ; thence across to Mossgiel and Ivanhoe and up to Wilcannia. From Wil cannia he travelled north, as far as the White Cliffs opal field. From the opal field he drove to Broken Hill, and after spending ten days in tlie silver cityhe struck the Darling at Menindie i and followed it down to where it joins the Murray at Wentworth. Whilst at Wentworth he took a trip in tbe river boat 'Gem' to Lake Victoria. On returning to Wentworth he came up the Murray to Euston, got on to the Murrumbidgee at Balranald, and struck the Lachlan at Oxley. The four rivers mentioned are those which are implied in the name of the Diocese. It will be seen by this that his Lord ship traversed a large tract of coun try. He reports that all, with the 1 exception of patches of ' blown,' the I country was good until he readied the ...
Church of England Confirmation. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 13 December 1900
Church of England Confir mation. ' The Bishop of Riverina administered the rite' of Confirmation in St. Paul's Pro-Cathedral last night. A large congregation witnessed and took part in the ceremony, the Church being well filled. Beside the Bishop, the Vicar, and the Rev. E. C. Ganly were present, the former acting as Chaplain and carrying the pastoral staff. Before putting the usual question, the Bishop gave an able and forceable exposition of the nature of the ordinance, its scriptural warrant, and the great assis tance it would he in the battle of life if received with right dispositions of heart. The question having been put ' and answered by each indiv idually, the ( i Bishop offered prayer, and the 'Veni i Creator' was solemnly sung by the | whole congregation. All the candi- , dates then received tlie laying on of hands, after which the Bishop exhorted them to guard and keep alive the gift which had been bestowed upon tlieni, and laid emphasis upon the Holy Sacra ment as the c...
THE SHAH. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 17 December 1900
THE SHAH. During hie stay in Belgium the Shah caused a great deal of trouble and anxiety by his disregard of the public arrange ments made in his honour. When the Eastern potentate visits the West he thinks that railway trains and everything else ought to await his pleasure. The holiday-makers at Ostend were somewhat amused to see the Shah and his Grand Vizier fishing off the end of the pier. Shooting from the sea front at bottles thrown into the sea was also an Imperial pastime. One day he took a sudden fancy to hoar the London singer Mies Bradford. He telegraphed immediately for her, offering her £200 to come. He heard her sing for twenty minutes.
SCIENCE. DIET. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 17 December 1900
80IKN0E. 4 ? 1 DIET. I ' Let mo tell you/ said Dr. Zelia, 'that I think young and working women do not ' pay sufficient attention to lunch. That meal is the most important of the day. Yet many of my friends — my acquaint ances I ought to eay, for if they were my friends 1 would teach them better — many of my acquaintances are contented with a sandwich, perhaps a glass of wine; some* times only water/ ' Well, some people I know delare that for the sake of the brain it is best not to lunch at all !' ' Why, that is contrary to reason. Health cannot be maintained at its high est pitch when the brain is allowed to go unnourished during the most hardwork ing hours of the day. Remember I am not a woman to clamour about women's rights and all that kind of thing, but I do think that all women of education could do as much as the average fa the way of making an income, did they take as good care of themselves in the way of feeding and enjoyment. A sansible man will naturally take a chop and a...
KING VICTOR EMMANUEL III. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 17 December 1900
KING VICTOR EMMANUEL III. The new King of Italy is but little known in his capital, for he has always lived far from Rome, and was recently at Naples as Commander-in-Chief. He is a fast friend of the German Emperor, with whom he keeps up a constant corres pondence, and, like him, is a good and true soldier. He follows the Emperor's pian ot suddenly giving the alarm to his troops, to make sure of their always being ready. King Victor Emmanuel is a re nowned numismatist, a learned man, and a good talker. He is also a good listener, and is fond of asking questions of people of superior attainments in art and science, for hia thirst for knowledge is very great. Queen Helene, hiB charming and beauti ful Bulgarian wife, is, as is well knows, childless, which naturally is a great grief to her. She is very fond of birds and flowers, but her greatest pleasure is in hunting. She is an excellent shot, and often used to accompany the King to the island of Monte Cristo on hunting trips. Coin col...
JEWELS PRIZED By MONARCHS. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 17 December 1900
JEWELS PRIZED BY MONARCHS. Most of us have a ring or some other piece of jewellery of which we are parti cularly fond, and which we prize beyond any other pieces of jewellery in our possession. This favouritism extendB even to monarchs who possess so many rare and beautiful ornaments that one wonders how they are able to choose between them. The Czar of All the Russias has a ' re peater ' watch, worth four thousand roubles, of which he is very fond and which always accompanies him. William the Second to None, as a contemporary humourously christens him, invariably wears a little bracelet, hidden by his cuff. The late King of Italy always wore a scapulary chain of platinum. Marie Christine, the mother of the young King of Spain, is extremely fond of jewellery, and changes her rings, of which she possesses no fewer than two hundred and seventy, five or six times a day. The young Queen of Holland, on the other hand, dislikes jewels, and wears only a single diamond in each ear. The aged...
Hay Pastures and Stock Protection Board. DEALING WITH THE RABBITS [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 17 December 1900
Hay Pastures and Stock Protection Board DEALING WITH THE RABBITS | The above Board met on Tuesday morning, when there were present: — Messrs. R. W. Ronald (Chairman), J. W. Lugsdin, D. Grant, Arthur Tyson, J. Dill, and R. C. Simson. Mr. F. A. Byrne, M.P., wrote in reference to the proposed bill relating to Stock and Pastures Boards. Tlie following circular letter from the Chief Inspector of Stock was read, as follows : — Department ot Ajrricultnrc. Stock a-i-i Brands, Sydiit-y, Dtli November, Sir — In forwarding a c-ipv of t lie IVture* ami Stuck Protection Act, 19 JO, which iim re cently rectivcd the usseut of His rxcellency the (iovernnr, 1 uiu directed by I Hon. lhe Minister to ask you to fivor him with the opinion ot your Bnu.nl ;is tn the mode u( action which you consider it host, to ailnpt .n your district uith remind to the nbhit pe.-t under this aud the Acls of 1SS ) and 15 SI . Oil receipt of your reply thevic is held hy your Board w : 1 1 be collated and tabula ted along w...
PRINCE OF WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 17 December 1900
PRINCE OF WALES. An American paper with a genius for multiplication recently asserted that the Prince of Wales pays J&l each for bis Cigars. This is, of course, absurd; but the paragraph led someone to inquire the actual facts in connection with his Royal Hichnesa's smokes. The Prmcn'n ritrara. it BeemB, are manufactured specially in Havana, Cuba, at the factory of Messrs. Suarez y Ca. , and are made exclusively ! from the choicest pickings of the tobacco grown in a district which is supposed to produce the most superfine grade of tobacco in the world. The men who make these cigars receive magnificent wages— fVow £7 to £12 a week! The best cigars take from ten to fifteen minutes to roll. During working hours the cigar-makers are continually read to — generally from the light novels of the country— so as to keep them awake.
Commonwealth Festivities at Hay. IMPORTANT COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 17 December 1900
Commonwealth Festivities at Hay. | !: IMPORTANT COMMITTEE ? MEETING. J^On Thursday evening, at the Athenaeum, tlie local committee of the Commonwealth Demonstrations, met in large attendance, the Mayor pre siding. The manager of the London Bank wrote to the effect that it afforded him pleasure in falling in with the com mittee's request, and that the Bank would be illuminated on the 31st December as desired. Th* mjnibsr for tho district (Mr Byrne) forwarded a letter from the Department of Public Instruction, to the effect that if medals were dis tributed to school children, all the schools of the colony would fare alike. This was all the correspondents. Pic-nic Committee's Report. On behalf of the pic-nic committee, Mr Edwards reported as follows : The committee recommend that not less than .£10 be voted to the sports sub committee for the purchase of prizes and toys for the children. It was decide! to procure two small tanks, with taps to boil water in, being far handier than large...
TONICS, LITERARY AND OTHERWISE. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 17 December 1900
TONICS, LITERARY AND OTHERWISE. Victor Hugo waB a great creature, a prose poet and a romancer, for whom the world should be grateful. Whenever you want a mental stimulus, after a course of the problem play or the psychological novel, take down ' The Toilers of the Sea ' or ' L'Homme qui Rit/ and read the marine chapters with the wind, and rain, aud the snow, and the tempeBt in them, and if that do»is not pull 1 you together go to the first volume of Carlyle's ' French Revolution,' and then tone down with a chapter from the Bible, and you will find the literary tonic as quick and exhilarating aB a champagne cocktail cor rected by a New York expert. This luxr- by the way, is not unknown in London j but our ' American bar ' is a far more expensive luxury than the real thing on the other 6ide of the Atlantic. Do you remember how deftly Mr. Lowne, in ' Thoroughbred/ at Toole's, 'en gineered' that American drink in poor Lumley's delightful comedy? It was a lesson in ' business.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 17 December 1900
Small Advertisements charged 6d for two lines, 3i for every line fol 1 lowing, thit is for the first insertion j —every following insertion will be charged 2d per line. I FUR SAL15— Yoiina He se and Diuk«. , L Apply J ? W. lJoardinan, Fanner's : Market. WANT12D hy el lerly psis-on, situation as il'imsckcepcr on ut at io:i or hotel ; Hri.t-ul.in Oook : f-n I of children; c.m teach. ANXIOUS, l\0., H »y, 75 ic WANT15D a COACH P-:)DY- M AIUCK Apply -H. PltOCTOK. ? ? IjIOR SALK — Vi'iing Cnw, in full milk ; , J. very quiet. A;iply— ML-S TUI'I), j Church'fciiver, H ly. J07tc I MO T I C E . | f ISUU TO TIIAXKthe Ciiin.ns fur the : X assistance rendered in ennneclion with I the Public Welconi ?. lo Tronpjr II. \Y, I KILGOUR, and winch ivsulted so success ! fully. * i C. A. MILLKR, Mayor. NOTICE. MR and Mrs KILGOUR de&ire lo thank the Citizens of liny for the in;i£ nirit ent reception ami kindness extended to their son on Friday. ~ NOTICi:. I rilHOSIS indebted to lhu» u ider-d^ncd ar...