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DUBBO. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 29 August 1902
DUBBO. The first meeting of the newly-coft* stituted Dubbo .Rabbit Board was hold in Mr. R. Q. Ddhunty's .office on Wednesday last. Mr, R, T, C, Gaden,' the chairman nominated by the Gov- ?' ernment, presided, and there mn-e also present Messi-s. P. Barrv,'- l?i 'Mack ana -i, lieu. jut. i^ainuniy aciea as secretary. ? ? The gravel pits on»the town common, which Have been dry for months, were ; full to overflowing after the hailstorm on Thursday. The annual mooting of tlie Dubbo Cricket Club was hold at the Royal Hotel on Monday evening last. There were 14 patients in the Dubbo Hospital on Friday. Beef is selling in Dubbo at Cd per 1b.
MOLONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 29 August 1902
MOLONG, Crops In this district are in a ter* ribly backward condition. The annual Gocial in aid of Molong Hospital was held at Manildra oh Fri day night hist. Another social, with tho same -object,' was 'held at Cudal on Wednosday. Mr. Harry Woolbank, of Molong, scored a £2 prize in the pigeon, match shot off at Parkes on Friday last.
SHEARING DISPUTE. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 29 August 1902
SHEARING DISPUTE. Sir John See declares that he will endeavour to effect a reconciliation in the shearing dispute. A disturbance occurred between the police and shear ers at Wingadee station, near Coonam ble, The former fired several shots. The cause of the trouble was a con stable being hit by a shearer with a stick.
CONDOBOLIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 29 August 1902
COND0BOLIN, At the tisunl mbntlily committee meeting of the School of Arts, held on Wednesday evening, Dr. Bracowell moved to close up the place, but with drew liis motion on Mr. Easker's sug gestion pending a canvass of the town nest Wednesday to see whether sufn Ulljlllj J.UUU.I3 UUUIU UD VUIICULVU. IAJ 4LQCJJ it going. A motion, standing in the name of Mr. H. J. Brown, ito reduce members subscription to 10s, was held over. )
Editorial Notes. BOER WELCOME. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 29 August 1902
Editorial Notes. BOER WELCOME. The recent deprecation by the 'Times ' of tlie enthusiasm dis played by the London crowds on the arrival of the Boer Generals from Southampton ?will readily commend itself to all right thinking people. For, while it is always proper to be wil ling to extend the right hand of fellowship to a van quished foe, it ill becomes the victors to be so effusive in their acclamations, more especially after such a grim spectacle as war. Such procedure would be quite in keeping, if the heroes were returning from a national game of cricket or football, but after such a grave experience, with all its unpleasant asssocia tions, the heartiness of the wel come could have with propieiy, been greatly curtailed, as 6uch conduct is likely to incite the Boer Generals to the belief that had they protracted the struggle a little longer the result might have been different, or possibly lead to the renewal of hostilities at a later period. There seems to be a growing opinion amo...
District Intelligence. PARKES. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 29 August 1902
District Intelligence. . (Fuom Oue Exchanges.) PARKED '- The E. C. Coronation Pair \ms closed on Saturdayi It had. a good run, - some £200 being netted* , Amostenjoyable contribution dance was lield on Til ursdry Jlight in lieU t»£ the Show danoo. , (Some 4o: couples ? were present, and a ploasant night was spent, ,.-. ? . , .... .,... w ,r . . ;u s jiudiic meeting ai me noyai on Tuesdoy evening, a resolution in favor of the temporary suspension of ?duties on fodder vras ?unanimously adopted. ? ? ...... The water in the local storage *eser* . vpir is 5^- inches lower than at any previous period. ;' - ???' ?-. - A Molong syndicate is engaged de veloping the copper mine at Cundum bul, and a depth of 150ft has now been roachod. ' '?'..'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 29 August 1902
DRAPEflY, MEN'S CLdTl-HNG, BOOTS. TO THOSE WHO HAVE NOT INSPECTED. THE .. .: STOCK AT A. W. TAYLOR'S New Store at the Corner. We would call attention to the good value offered in all lines of Drapery, Men's Clothing, Millinery Boots . and Shoes, etc, etc. A. W. Taylor's prices are fixed to suit the bad times. REMEMBER THE STORE ON THE CORNER OF Caswell and Dugga Streets. CARRINGTON .'./HOTEL, I Caswell Street, Peak Hill. ^T.TTaTTFS . y. th Pnbiio of peak Hill and Surrounding District that he is carryin; ? W^^eltovSteovS Hosflcry, and hopes to merit a fairdmreof pubUc patronage Best Brands of Wines, Ales, and Spirits. JAMES FREEMAN, CRATED WATER AND CORDIAL MANUFACTURER DEREIBONG STREET, PEAK HILL. iK)Ti 1TVCFLLENCE OF FLAVOR & PURITY, FREEMAN'S JERATE] FOR EX^LLlj^r^KS caknOT BE SURPASSED. All Orders Attended to Punctually. JB W. LEES, Tomiitgley & McPhail You cannot do better than give him a tria Everything kept in stock from a Needle to an Anchor. ? __* — * — . — ?...
Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 29 August 1902
Municipal Council. The usual fortnightly meeting ol the above was held at the Council Chambers on Wednesday evening last, Present: His Worship the Mayor, (Aid. Matthews), Aldermen Kennedy, Hand, Swain, Davey, Ring, andihe Council Clerk^ Mr. W. B. Wynne. The minutes of the previous meeting were duly rend and confirmed. COHEESPONDENCE. Outward : A. Gracie. forwarding uav sheet in connection with the Govern ment Paddock. Jackson & Jackson and Anderson & Hunter re assessment. ? Inward: Postal Department,- in forming tho Council that the proposed service from Peak Hill to Bullock Creek could not be carried out. P. J. Clara, M.L.A., re same. Health Department, furnishing specifications for slaughter house pre mises. People's Reform. League, forward ing constitution under which it is pro posed to work., Mt. Kombla Disaster Fund Commit tee. A. Gracie, re number of men re cently employed on the Government Paddock. Aid. Ring moved, seconded by Aid. T. Hand, that Mr. H. Kennedy...
Police Court, THURSDAY, 28TH AUGUST, 1902. (Before Mr. Jacob Matthews, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 29 August 1902
Police Court, THURSDAY, 28ra AUGUST, 1902. (Before Mr. Jacob Matthews, J.P.) Christopher Smith, a boy of about. 15 years of age, was charged with al leged shooting at one Thomas Mea dows, with intent to do him grevious. bodily harm. On the application of the Police ac cused was remanded until the 4th September next Pastoralists in the Carcoax District are offering a bonus of £(i per bead for Foxes, which are becoming very troublesome in the neighbourhood. During the week 58,567 tons of coal were exported from Newcastle to places beyond the state. £1008 IBs- 3d was collected ..in Sydney on. Saturday on behalf *£ the. Kembla 'Disaster Fund, and the Amy Castles concert at the Town Hall On Saturday night resulted in £375 -being raised.
COMMON TRUSTEES. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 29 August 1902
COMMON TRUSTEES. A meeting of the Trustees of the Common, was held subsequent to the above. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed, after which the tenders for cleaning out the Common Dam were receivod. In con sequence of the recent rain it is impos sible to go on with this work, conse quently it was resolved to allow th« matter to stand over .until some future date. Trustee Davey moved seconded by Trustee Swain, that the work of re moving the fence from the dam be left in the hands of Trustee Kennedy, such work not to exceed a cost of £1. — Carried. Tho Treasurer reported a credit balance of £13 14s 8d. Accounts were then passed for payment after which tho meeting rose.
BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 29 August 1902
BREVITIES. On Monday morniglast a step-son of Mr. W. Phillips died of dropsy. The poor little fellow had been suffering for years past from the malady, and death must surely have been a wel come relief. We extend to the berea ved the sincerest sympathy of the Express. Mr. Hunter, enganged on the survey of the proposed Railway Eoute-Molong to Pe ak Hill, is s';iU hard at it. Owing to the difficult nature of the country through which ho is.passing, his pro gress is not very speedy. No patients are at present in the Peak Hill Hospital. The Programmes in connection with Gala Day, to be held on the 10 proxo. also the concert arranged for tho even ing, are now out. That'man is discreet who observes the defects of others, but never speaks of them. Tho work of clearing the Govern ment Paddock has now been completed, and reflects the greatest credit on all concerned. In lieu of the harbor for ver min as hitherto, it will now bo an acquisition to the town. Cricket has been resumed at Peak Hil...
SOUTH AFRICA. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 29 August 1902
SOUTH AFRICA. Taking one consideration with another, like Gilbert's policeman, the outloolc at the seat of the late war appears to be anything but reassuring. For a short period after the declaration of peace the Boer and the Briton were uromers; iney lURsrcanugea courtesies, they shook each other by the hand, the Boer swore to be good and true and the Briton to welcome him as a sharer in the glories of the. Empire. But lately a change has come o'er the hap py spirit of this dream and, if we may judge from all reports, the demon of unrest is beginning to revive and the veneer of brotherhood to wear away, and *the foundation it exposes is a trifle cross-grained. Of course none of us were so sanguine as to expect a permanent and immediate bond be tween the two nations; but we did hope — most of us- ?- at least a par tial fogetfulness of the past straggle, a gradual blending of race, an advan cing unity of purpos a word, an improvement in all socia and material matters. Unfortunately, ...
R.A.O.B. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 29 August 1902
R.AOB. The McPhail Buffaloes held a So cial on Wednesday, 20th in6t., to wliich some half-dozen of the Peak Hill brethren had. the pleasure of attend ing. The manner in which the ar rangements were carried out reflects the greatest credit on the members of J_oige Jiippara, s\o. 'I. Bi'o. T. McDermott, acting as M.C.. gave every satisfaction, * Good. music was supplied by Bro. Lang. The refreshments -were. A 1. , Everyone appeared well, satisfied, and the visitors from this centre speak in the highest terms of the treatment meted out to them by the McPhail Brethren.
Current Jottings. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 29 August 1902
Current Jottings.. (By Geas hofpeb.) Many people (this journal included) have lately taken great delight in say ing many unkind things about our Federal Prime Minister, who is at his 'Country's Call 'at home, re his re marks about the severity of the drought in New South Wales. Now, although the cable does not say so this assertion was evidentlv made over a ' bottle of fizz and a couple of smoking chickens, and taking into considera tion the horrid things the British masses may think if they thought his less fortunate brethren were living on rabbit's livers and compote of prickly pears, while he punished as- well as his dainty appetite would allow such sumptuous fare, surely it shows the diplomacy of your great Statesman to put it off with a wave of the hand, at least while he was among them. # * * The Woman's Franchise Bill has now become law. , Wnile this Bill is an admirable thing to be kept in the House, as it furnishes material for argument with the fair sex, neverthe less it i...