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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 24 November 1900
Tenders. RENDERS are in vited'for the SUPPLY L of 20 COEDS OF5ft. FIREWOOD for the WY4LONG HOSPITAL. Tenders close with the undersigned on MONDAY, December 3rd, 1900. The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. ' V. G, MANNING, Secretary. For Private Sale. 1 Lidies' Second hand BICYCLE 0 Gents' do . do; 1 Gent's New"Bicyele Largo quantity bf Fittings, Pumps, Lamps, etc., MUST BIS SOLD TO CLEAR the Agency. _ • 1 Second hand SULKY and Harness, good order, £10. 3 Light HARNESS HORSES CYANIDE PLANT, weekly capacity 40 tons, .£35 ' • 3 Stamp Prospecting BATTERY, weekly capacity up to iiO tons £26 Two roomed w.b and -iron HOUSE, new, £12. 1 SPRING VAN and HARNESS. 2 COTTAGES, with: land paled in, at West Wyalong. 2,000 acres high-grado AGRICUL TURAL LAND—securoly fenced- ic and sub-divided; comfortable rosidenco, good sheds, and largo water supply. B. A. COLLIE, . AUCTIONEER, WEST WYALONG, POST YOUR ! © We Return all. Watches duly Repaired,. Post Free, with a Written Guarantee for ...
Wyalong C. R. Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 24 November 1900
"Wyalong C. B. Club. The adjourned mont hly meeting was held at Wheeler's Queensland Hotel on Wednesday, Nov. 21. Present: Messrs J. Smet.liurst (president) W. Wheeler, A. Henley, J. C. Husson, A. Smith, jun, C. H. Roberts, and J. A. Hodge (lion, sec.) The minutes of the previous meeting were read and 'continued, on the mo tion of Mr. Wheeler, seconded by Mr. Henley. Correspondence was read and re ceived. Mr. Wheeler , nsked it to.l>e recorded " that as the jSTationaJjItiflo Association have now discontinued the handicap allowance on M.H. Rifles, ond us this club is bound by the rules of the Association, sanio will apply to this club. " Bargains in Bicycles—See Fraser's advfc. The . drawing for the bicycle and sulky .in connection with the Roman Catholic Bazaar:. took place in the Excelsior Hall, Wyalong, on Wednes day-night. The holder of Ticket No. D441 gets .1st prize, and F536. ..the second. Mr. Gunther, llahager of the Piince of Wales Mine, Wyalong, is now on a visit to this...
Rifle Shooting. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 24 November 1900
Rifle Shooting. Some exceptionally good .practice shooting was done by Mr. W. Wheeler on the Wyalong mnge, with a new match Lee-Enfield rifle, on Tuesday last. Following are scores :— At the 500yds range he scored twelve 5's, two 4's and one 3—total, 71; at GOOyds, nine 5's, one 4, two 3's, and ono 2—total, 57 ; at 700yds, eleven 5's, one 4 and 3—totaly 62; at 800yds, nine 5's, three 4's, three 3's, and one 2—total, 68 ; at 900yds, six 5's, three 4's four 3's, and one 2— total, 56. " There were 30 shots -fired at the 2, 3, and 400 yards, 4ft target, for a total of 121. At the long ranges, 71 shots were fired for a total of 314 points. Altogether there were 111 shots fired without a miss and the total shooting averaged 30 points over centres. The rifle used wns a new one and it was the first time Mr. Wheeler had fired a shot out of it.
Queensland Gold Production. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 24 November 1900
Queensland G-old r;, Production. •; In. gold mining circles—and even outside for that matter—a .good deal of interest is being taken in -the ques tion whether Queensland will this year top the million ounces in the gold-out put—not that there is any thing special, about reaching these figures other than that they stand out as a fixed point. The year before last we were envious of the fortune of Western Australia in scrambling just over the million, for those who know have not much doubt about the comparative rigliness of the two countries. Queensland lias been unfortunate in comparison in the amount of capital that has been invest ed in her territory. Last year hopes ran high that they would-reach the million ounces in out pur, but they fell short of it by over l50,000 ounces, the exact output, as given in, the returns being 947,626oz., which, it might be mentioned, was an increase of 27,578oz„ on the previous year. For soma portion of the year hope was much stronger, as for a coupl...
Bush Sketches. THE DIGNIFIED TRAMP. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 28 November 1900
Bush Sketches. [By Xi.] THE PTONrFfEI) TRAMP. " Can T speak to you for a minute?" Ho was a (all gaunt, looking creature with tli(! remains of a frock cnat wrap ped loiind liini, a most dilapitated looking ha1", and hoots tlmt h»d scon many days'sei vice. . Yes ; what can I do for you T " I am travelling and ! assure you, although yon may not think it, that I haven't had anything to oat since yesterday morning. You can see by my appearance that I have not been accustomed to this sort of thing, but owing to the depression— " Yes, I know times are. hard ; that \yiil enable you to get something to eat, and you will find a lot of people about here hay making. You may be able to get work." "Do yon think that I would make liav, sir!" "I should say it would bo more manly than begging." " Do you know what I am, air?" "No." "I am an ac countant, sir." " Well, even that needn't stop you from making liav."
A Ready American. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 28 November 1900
%%. .Seacly American. ■An "American who ivns on a visit to ^t.il-'eter.s'Mirg happened to be walking in omvof the lvuv w streets of that capital on a muddy day, when ho sud denly met the: Grand duke Constantine. /Jim side-walk was not wide enough for twn persons to pass, and tho street '.vas dei']) in filth. I'oth stopped, and moment's awkward pause ensued. Sudde ilv the American taking a silver rouble from his pocket, shook it in his dosed hands,.and cried out, "Head or . tail ?" " He ul," guessed the Grand Duke. " Your Highness lias won;".said the, American, looking »t the rouble, and Htepiiingiiito the nmd. His culenoss in saving his dignity while lie acknowledged the Grand iDuke's brought him an invitation the jiox't day to dine with the latier, ■Tlio train was just ready to leave ■jvfojong for Orange last night when t'ibwQ gentlemen .had a dispute about seats in one. of the first-class compart ments. l'istcuffs wore resorted to, and i thing* were very willing indeed for a few m...
Must Not Be Insulted [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 28 November 1900
"Must Not Be Insulted' •In n. recent '• Forum " Professor Max "Muller, in reproving Germans for their hostility to England, says:— England, when looking at the re . turns of exports and imports, and of ojther. commercial statistics, is not yet r.frightened Even her far-from suc cessful military operations at the Cape ■ need not perturb her. She lias thrown all her weight on her naval forces, and has not thought much of defence by /land. Suddenly she is called on to : jtjytov a force of 230,000 men, with ^horses and.A)t,her requirements of war, > , over sis thousand miles of sea. She has done what; no other country has ,lever done, or could hive done ; and ■\yet there are still more than 200,000 'men ready to embark and continue the •war. There is, Ivsides, the whole na , tive armv of Indin, which is burning \to fight for England, particularly the J (aom-klms »ml the Siklis—no eontemp J tihle fighting material—whose aid, in - ease of. real danger, would ci rtainiy not .. bo refuse...
A Haunted Hotel. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 28 November 1900
■^A Haunted Hotel. A serins of remark-able incident's, •*hichi me popularly supposed to be due 10 ■ supi rnatural causes, lmvn oc curred iccciitly at a Brixton hotel. Tliu most L-xtinordimuy of these occur i reitoes, say.-; a correspondent, is the ringing of the whole of the hells in the liou.se, nuil (his is invariably pn ceded l»y oLher noises, resembling t.lie batter ing of a heavy object against some . obstacle froin the direction of the eel Jitr, or occasionally from some oiler part of the house. In addition to these , indications of the supposed supernat ural tenancy of the hole', such visual : feigns as the pastage of unsubstantial • shapes along the corriduis and up the , .staircases are said to be present, and it is also .dieted that locked doors have i lieen opened during the night, and that gas-jets have been lighted by the same ; inexplicable ni..-a:-ts, and even that the ■ balls and cues, notwithstanding that i they have been locked up in a drawer," have bee.n found upo...
Wardens Court [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 28 November 1900
Wardens Court Mr Emmett, secretary of tlie Progress Committeo, lias received tho following let ter in connection with tho Wardens Court building : Department of Jtistice, Sydney, Nov 24, 1900. Sir,—Keferriiig to your letter of 16tli January last, and previour correspondence, • re&pectinsr the eroc.tinn of n Wardens Court at West Wj along, I have the honor to in form you that the Minister of Justice has approved of tho Court House at Wyalong being completed by tho erection of a brick ■.ving to take' the place of the present wooden structure which will be removed to West Wvalontr for use as a Warden's Court. I have the honor, etc—G. Miller, Under Sec. . " I From the above it appears that;,the buil ding could bo .shifted in quicker time than it took the.Department to write a letter*
BRIEF ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 28 November 1900
BRIEF ,£TEMS. It is said the Boers who are-, no-.v- . fighting have .sworn to win independ ence or die. Most,probably .the lat-^ ter course, if they getur.p to many.: of their, pranks. If 'intended to. .make the Wyn.' long branch of t!io Farmers' Associa tion a success, trickery will, have to Aw nipped in the bud. Such an Association is not meant fer one or two persons who do not know a.-plough from a crowbar. We take it that the Sec; of tho --As sociation, at Inst meeting tried to ex clude the name. of the proprietor- .of the Advocate, froir-.tha list of names i submitted as committeemen, aa, a sj.ur upon this journal. Wc intend to let the people know of all such transactions that won t ioar the light of day. ■■If the Secretary of the Association, or any other individual, thinks he , is boss of. the situation and tcys on any , dirty business, .there'll be a raw m tlio kettle. Every, little, tin 'god on wheels is 'liable to get.its axle bent, and we pro mise the tin-god secretary of...