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General News. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 8 June 1899
General - News. : AtDabboon Thursday last was solemnized tho mairiago of Miss Edith Moaton and Mr. John Hives. Tho ohuroh was crowded to witness tho ceremony. Amongst others present was Mrs. J. Chiplin of Wellington. Tho happy couple left for Sydnoy by the mail train tho samo aftornoon. The Dubbo Land Board commenced its Jane sittings on Monday at tho Boaid-room, Dubbo. Somo iraportaiyt cases aro to bo dealt with. Tho roliablo Family Romody, Woods' Groat-Poppermont Curo for Coughs and Colds, 1/6 and 2/6 * ?.' ' It is stated that Mr. Makinson P.M. has been appointed P.M. at Dubbo. Mr. W. B. Melville, journalist, will con tost th# Northumberland olection, on Juno 20th, in tho fodoral interest. Woods' Groat Peppormint Cure for Coughs aud Colds, nover fails, 1/6 and 2/6.*. The football match, country v. Metropolis, - resulted in a win for tho Sydnoy represen tatives by 13 points to 8. Tries wore obtained for the winners by Spragg, Ward, and MoNamara. Spragg converted two of tho tries in...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 8 June 1899
TO OUR COUNTRY CONSTITUENTS. W» want a correspondent in every centre of popu lation in the Wellington district. We also want reports of all the Farmers' Unions, and all matters of interest. Note this and lot us hear from you. «TAny subscriber not receiving the paper regu larly will greatly oblige us by sending notice at once
Cricket Club Smoke Concert. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 8 June 1899
Cricket Club Smoke Concert E Tho smoko concert in aid of tho- funds of tho Wellington C.lub took placo on Tuesday evening in the Band Hall. Tho affair proved a most oreditable succoss, for which tho secrotury, Mr, Marshall, and his follow committeemen, and tho gontlomcu who kind ly lent their services, wero responsible. It was ou all hands admitted that the pro gramme was ono of the bast submitlod to a local audienco for some time. JNoarlj every number was greeted with uproarious ap plause, and tho rendering of tlio itoniB fully deserved it. Tho Mayor, Mr. J. P. Clifford, presided, and in a short speech onlliuod tho , objects of the concert. Ho mentioned that unfortuuntcly tlio Club had got into arrenw, . , and had a protty heavy deficit to mako up, but ho was pleased t.o be ablo to say Mint the resultof to-night's entertainment would wipe out tlio debt completely. Tho programme was then gono on with, aud proved that care had been taken to draw up nu interesting and well varied list...
Cricket. AUSTRALIAN ELEVEN IN ENGLAND [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 8 June 1899
Cricket. ' AUSTRALIAN ELEVEN IN ENGLAND The following is .tho list of matches arrangod, and j the dates t- ? . | June 8 — At Cnmbridgo, v Univeraity Juno 12 — At Bradford, v Yorksliiro Juno 15 — At Lord's,. England v Australia — test Juno. 19 — At Portsmouth, v Oxford Univoraity Juno 22 — At Leicester, v Leicestershire Juno 26 — At Derby, t Derbyshire ' Juno 29 — At Leods, England' v Australia— teat July' 3 — At Nottingham,. v Notts ' July G — At Truro, v an Eleven of Euglond July 10— Vacant . ' ' July 13 — At Bristol, v Gloucestershire July 17— At Manchester, England v Australia— -tost' July 20 — Matoli ut Crystal Palace (?) July 24 — At Koiiuingtoi) Oval, v Surrey July 27 — At Brighton, t Susbox July 31 — At Lord's, v M O O and Ground Aug. 3 — At Portsmouth, v Hampshire Aug. 7 — At Birmingham, t Warwickshire ' Aug. 10 — At Canterbury, v Kont Aug. 14 — At Kennington Oval, England v Austra lia—test Aug. 17 — At Cheltenham, v Gloucestershire Aug, 21 — At Lord's, v Middlosox Aug. 24 —...
Markets. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 8 June 1899
Markets. Prices supplied by I. Bergman & Co., Wellington SheopBkins fljd. per lb. ; bidoB 2d. to 3d. per ,1b. ; oppoMini skiiiB (is. per dozen j horsoliair is. por lb; ; beoswax 9d por'lb. ? ? ? ' vTlio lollowing were tho prices for Now. South Waloa produce at. Darling llurbor, Sydney, on Wodnosday : — -? - ( Wheat.— N.S.W., nulling, 2b lOd to 3s Id socond quality, 2s 8|d. v . ,n^our* — N-S.W., £0 5a to - £7 por ' ton ; Vic., £G lOsto £7 j SA., £0 10s. to £7; Manitoba, £915s to *1023 Cd ; Tasmiinian, £6 7s Cd to £0 17s Cd; N,Z. £G 5s to £6 15s. _ Outs. — Sued, 2s to 2s 3d j primo food, 1b 9id to Is 10a, medium -to Is 9d ; Tiismnumn, ^ primo Is 9J, modimn 1b 7d to Is 8d per bushel. ' Muize,— Primo dry, 2s lOd por bushel. . ' r Pells. — Bliio, to 3s Gd,j ,grojv3s por busliel. Cliickwlieat, — Prinia,-2s Cd per bushel- . ; - ? Burloy, — Obovuher 8ccd,:5s!t;o -5a Bd j English, 2* 6a to 2-j lOd j Onpe,-2s 4d to 2s Gd : .feed, 2s 2d per ' ' i- Brim — to 9id, pollard— Old per buslie...
THE AVERAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 8 June 1899
THE- AVERAGES. Tlio following aro' tho batting averages lip to the present:— ' ; ' Batsman. Innings. No* Highost Buns. Avorago. ; out. Snore. Noblo ...11 2 11G# .444 49'33 : Kelly ... 7 . 2 50» 165 33 : Grogory ...10 - 1- i24 . 289 32' 11 Darling^ . ....JLlif ,1, * -lOG -' i 309 30'9' Hill ...11 — 80 337 30-63 - Worrall ... 5 — 53- 118 23*6: Trumper — : ' 82 h' 209 23 22 Iredalo ...11 - 77 254 23*09 Trumblo 11 3 38 171 21 37 Layer 9 3 39 126 21 Howell 7 2 20# G1 12'2 Jones ... 6 ? — 54 72 . 12 McLeod ... 6 1 ' .20* ' - 39 7'8 Johns . ...2 t- ? ? 12 . 12 ? 6 . ( ,.*Niot out. ?- The following aro the:bowling avoragos up to tho prosent : — ' d Wickets. Kuns. Average. ? He woll* ' 30 303 1Q 01 Trumblo* 45 527 11*70 Jones ... 21 . ? . 389 . ..18 50 Noblo 18 341 IS 91 McLeod ... : 8 . . 178 , . -'22'25 Layer. ... ... . 3 . -70 . . 23-33 ' Worrall... 1 ' 59 59 ?Incomplete avorago s in tho match Oxford Univer sity reuoivod by. cablo. ? AUSTRALIA v M.C.C. - M.C.C.— First innings. - . . ; Wsr...
RESULTS OF THE MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 8 June 1899
? RESULTS OF THE MATCHES. Matches playod, 8. Won, -3; lost,'l; dravn,,4. May 8, Crystal Palace, v. South of England.— Drawn. ' South of England, 240 and 222; Austra lia, 375 (Gregory 124, Noble UG not out),:aud 7 .for one wicket. - May 11, Loyton v. Esaox. — Loat .by 120 runs; Essox, 122 and 144 ; Australia, .144 and 73.. May 15, Kennington Oval, y. Surroy. — Won. by ono inningB and 71- runs. Surroy, 144 and G4; Aus -tralia, 249. ? ' May IS, Eastbourne, v. Elovon of England, 171 runs. ; Australia, 222 and eight for 227 ; Eleven of England, 171 and 107. May 22, Sheffield, v. Yorkshire. Abandoned through rain. Yorkshire, 83 for 3 wiokots. May 25, Manchester,. v.Xancashiro.; Won in' an innings and 84 runB. Australia, 267; Lancashire, 102 and 81. May 29. — Oxford, v Oxford Univorsity. Drawn — Oxford, 341 ; Australia,. 303 ond 3G0 for 4 wickets Juno 1. — Nottingham, v. England . (first toet). Drawn — England, 193 and 153 for 7 wickots.: Aus tralia, 252 and 230 for 8 wiokots (innings deol...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 12 June 1899
Several Reasons for Buying from I* w %m& df\ I i\ £m: /*\ La/ 0& \^ W I I We are General Storekeepers ! You can get anything you require fioin us. You can get it at the LOWEST PllI'OES, Every article is marked in plain ligures. Every person s treated well and served as quickly as possible . .fgtjaf^- ^Lj3* Off tn w. -— — ^. ? consequently C3-I-VE TJS .A. TZ^I^OL, RpBERT READ & CO. A. B. GAGE, Produce Merchant, LEE STREET, WELLINGTON. CASH BUYER, at the HIGHEST PRICE, of Sheepskins, Hides, Tallow, Horsehair, Marsupial Skins, Beeswax, 'Posuni Skins, etc. I am prepared to buy foi cash, at any time, up to 100,000 *& Photography. MESSRS. Q. PLUMMER & CO. desire, to thank the inhabitants of Wellington and Surrounding Districts For the very liberal patronage bestowed upon them fur the last two year?, and trust that by the same attention hitherto paid to IIIUII CLASS WORK, to' merit a continuance of (heir esteemed favors. , Photography executed in all...
The Big Fight. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 12 June 1899
Tlie Big Fight. The boxing match botwoen Bob Fitzsimmons. tho Australian pugilist, and Jeffrios.-the Anujriciap, toJ ' ?Jjo 'eavy weight .clianiiiio^ship ,-tfnS -25,OOO dot (£5000)i camo olftin Now York on Saturday. Jeffries had' the advantage in tho socor.d round, and knock ed Fitzsimmons down. Even fighting followed nn til after the sixth round. The Beventh round was in favor of Fitzsimmons, and tho. eight and ninth in favor of Jeffries. The ''latter, took a commanding; lead in the tenth round, and twice knowked down his opponent. In the eleventh round, tho American swung his right and left end Fitzsimmons fell, and . was counted out. ' At Tho eommenceraept the bett. ingAwis 2 to. 1 on Fitzsimmons. The polico did not. .interfere. . - -*.?.? ? ???? -:\- . .
Pen Pictures. MR. J. S. LARKE. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 12 June 1899
Pen Pictures. . -??'.. mr. j. s. larke; When good epedkora appear, tho people like to., know what they are like. Mr. Larke, the Canadian Commissioner, is tall,. being over six feet high, with a dark skin, hair and beurd oloso cropped, turned grey. Age about CO. Has small, nervous hands, but strong ; dark, docp-Bet oyos, with black over hanging, oyobrown; full body, and weighs about 15J stoqes.. Dossed in a long frock coat, oloso buttoned, with dark colored trouors, black' boots (rather. Urge.) Wears immaoulatc white shirt, smaHblact nocktic.J»nci.«mall*urh!.-itHnsha«'iri'ir below dIpbtrb. * ?'-.? -;. t ':V i'MRV? IE COPELAND. Mr. Oopolund is almost too , well known to need describing. Hojis short, th-ok-sdt.rwith.alfull body, inclining to corpuloncy. Dark hair:(olbso cropped) and .heard,- both turning' groy. Full face, with heavy, lower jaw, and big head with .massive brow shows power. Wcurs walking* cont, coloured trousers, black boots, and a smull bluok tie. Speaks straight to the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 12 June 1899
... A. K. Couivland, Hairdresser, has removed next : door, to,Ghas.. Swab's, Where. lip moy'be seen for the next 8ixweok9, pending tho building, pt- his now premises.* ,.,.- I^MPOUNDEDnt Wellington on tho 1st day of June by Q. B. Brown from Allotment No. 18, Section; 5, Gisbburue Street : — BRINDLE STEER, split ear, unbranded, about 18 months. '. . . ? RED STEER, wiiite epols, cur marked, unbranded. 18 months. . . ...?:. If not released will be sold at this- Pound at noon en the 22nd Juno, 1899. '-.'.... . . JOHN CLEMENTS. : ? .'?-.'?'. Foundkc'eper,, Drapery, Boots, Ciothing, Hosiery, Hats, &c. Unreserved Auction §ale» ; - EVERY AFTERNOON AT '2. ^ - .. Thomas & Rotton, AUCTIONEERS, ' Opposite the Post Office. Farmers' Markets .-?' -?? and General Auction Sale, Every Saturday at 2 O'clock, . . .- of ... . ? FARM and DARIY PRODUCE of evory description ? . including . . ? FOWLS, TDRKEYS, PIGS, PUMPKINS , POTATOES, Ac.;' ? ' ; v'' ?????'? -??' ' also . . . ,;.--y -;??.;...
HON. HENRY COPELAND. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 12 June 1899
HON. HENRY COPELAND. I On Snturday evening anolher (jioat audi- I chce assembled in tho Protestant Hall to I hear the Hon. Henry Copelaud expound bin I views ou the great question of tho day. I Tho meeting had been previously adver- I tised for tho nltcrnoon, but thero was such I a small ? attendance at 3 o'clock that Mr. 1 Copcland put it to tho meotiug whether he urnnlrl ttn nn nr nnt. A lnl'L'O maioritV I having voted for tho latter alternutivo, tho ineeting was adjourned till 7.30. At tlio hour appointed, the hull was well filled by an audieuco of nioro than 300- nnd tbtso had the bcuefib and education of listening' ! to a concise, lucid and interestiug address. ,. The chair was occupied by Mr. J. H. QnirK,. and there wcro also on the plutforin Mossrs. York, Anrons, Hegarty, Tait, Mossonger, McGratb, McLeod and VVilkine. There wero besides numbers of prorniuenfc towuB men scattered throughout the audience. In introducing tho speaker, Mr. Quirk apologised for tTio unavoidable abs...
QUESTIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 12 June 1899
QUESTIONS. , I in roply to a question re prohibition ia I Canada Mr. Lnrke said that !.„ wou]d ' E for to answer questions submitted relauV I to federation. ... '' m m QucBtion : Could the Canadian Constitti. I tion bo _ altered except at tho point of [i M javonet? B Answer:. No; tho Canadian constitution I cannot be altered ; but tho AuatraliaD con. I Bhtution could bo altered if required I Mr. Larke horo said that ho did not *«h I a vote taken ait that meeting. fle waa not I thero iu opposition to the member for Wollington, Mr. Haynes. With regard to what wore termed ' roads and bridges' members — he did not refer to Mr. Havnw who was not one of these— such men ware no doubt very valuable, but they were not necessarily the best men to promote trade abroad. Question : You said just now that the I Canadian constitution had been altered 1 How was that done ? 1 Answor: By tho Imperial Gpyoromenl I Canada placed itself in the ihan^of Ihj I Imperial Government and thus had'lta oon« I st...
FEDERATION. HON. J. S. LARKE, Canadian Commissioner. [Newspaper Article] — Wellington Times — 12 June 1899
FEDERATION. . ? .? : .- ? ♦ ? HON. J. S. L4RKE, Canadian Coininlssfoner. On Friday night lost, at tlio Protestant Hail, Wellington, Mr. J. S. Larkcs Commis sioncr for Canada, spoke to a thoroughly represontatiye tnett\ni» of doctors from all parls of tho district. The hull was crowded to excess before tlio speaker com moncod his nddresa.. The Mayor; (Mr. J. P. Clifford presided, and there wcro also on the platform Me83rf. Yoik, Quirk, Aaronp, Hogarfcy, Wilkins (Secretary of tho local Federal League), Shotliff^ andRovs. Jl. Barry Brown, G. Milne and G. W. Fnmer. The Mayor, iu introducing tho Bpeaker, remarked that coming as he did from federal territory, Mr. Larke was undoubtedly well qualified tospoak on tho subject. Ho would ask for Mr. Larke a fair bearing,' which he was euro would bo accorded. Mr. Laike, vrho was received with great applause, prefaced his remarks by saying that, ns ho looked rouud the aadieuce pre sent, he saw probably both those who were in favor and those who w...