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Local and General [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 April 1899
Local and General Mr Brown, P.M. — This gentleman offici- ally visited Nyngan on Thursday, returning on Friday. Typhoid. — Of the four typhoid patients in the Hospital, three are convalescent, and the fourth — Mr. Chas. Bray — should reach the convalescent stage in a day or so. Welcome Coffee Social — On Tuesday evening next a Welcome Coffee Social will be tendered to the Rev. A. and Mrs Graham, in the Wesleyan Church, commencing at 8 o'clock. Mr. A. Rogan. — We are pleased to be able to report that Mr. Arthur Rogan, in- jured in the furnace explosion last week, and who now lies in the Hospital, is on a fair way towards recovery. It will be five or six weeks before he will be alright again. &nbsp; Show. — The members of the Cobar P. and A. Society were to have held a meeting on Friday night, 14th instant, to decide on &nbsp; holding a Show. We understand the Secre- tary's report will show that without a show the society will be in debt, whereas with one there will be...
The Wesleyan Minister. HIS MARRIAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 April 1899
The Wesleyan Minister. HIS MARRIAGE. &nbsp; From the Bathurst Advocate we clip the following : — On Tuesday afternoon a wedding of a quiet des- cription was celebrated at the resi- dence of Mr J. Pendleton, of Peel st, between his youngest daughter, Miss Annie Pendleton, and the Rev A. &nbsp; Graham, of Robertson. The cere- mony was performed by the Rev J. Spence, whilst the Rev T. S. Wright, of Narrandera, acted as groomsman. &nbsp; The bride was dressed in grey silk poplin, with white silk and chiffon &nbsp; trimmings and white hat, and wore &nbsp; a valuable watch and chain, the gift &nbsp; of the bridegroom. The bridesmaids were: Miss Pendleton, sister of the bride, who was attired in green shot &nbsp; lustre with pink silk trimmings, and Miss Graham, sister of the bridegroom who wore electric blue with white silk trimmings. The usual breakfast was partaken of after the ceremony, and the happy couple left by the afternoon t...
BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 April 1899
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; BREVITIES. Foresters' Ball on Tuesday, June 13th. School of Arts lecture on Wednesday next. Sore throats and colds are very com- mon. Cobar Turf Club annual meeting on &nbsp; May 9th. Cobar train has been running regu- larly of late. Easter excursionists return to Cobar this week and next. Taking cyanide of potassium is now the popular means of suicide. Wilson is to be charged with the murder of the boy Hill at Oxey. An alteration of the Western mail from Sydney will be effected at an early date. &nbsp; Carpets are queer things. You buy them by the yard and wear them &nbsp; &nbsp; by the foot. &nbsp; &nbsp; Shareholders of the Drysdale Pro- prietary Syndicate meet at 8 p.m. to- day at Drysdale. Cobar Hospital Committee are mov- ing hard for that special grant for enlargement of the building. &nbsp; &nbsp; D. J. Mahon...
Brutal Assault. ONE CHINAMAN BRUTALLY ASSAULTS ANOTHER. AH PLING ARRESTED. A SMART CAPTURE. GILGUNNIA, Wednesday, 6th. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 April 1899
Brutal Assault. ONE CHINAMAN BRUTALLY AS- SAULTS ANOTHER. AH PLING ARRESTED. A SMART CAPTURE. (From our own Correspondent.) Gilgunnia, Wednesday, 6th. This afternoon our quiet little village was aroused to a state of high excitement when the news flew round like a bush fire in a westerly gale, that one Chinaman tried to murder his mate at the Boggy Tank, situated off the road from Gilgunnia to Cobar, about four miles distant from here. Mr Hodgkin- son, the storekeeper of Wirchiliba station, went out to tho camp of the two Chinamen with rations, and, on arriving there, found to his great horror the victim of this terrible deed lying in a pool of blood about 30 yards away from the camp. The man, Ah Clun by name, was fearfully battered and very exhausted, but conscious. Mr Hodgkinson put him into the trap with the assistance of another man, and brought the sufferer into town. Constable James Macpherson was at hand immediately, and Mr. Geo. Eason, J.P. was called and took his deposition...
MINING. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 April 1899
MINING. Towards the end of last week the new water jacket furnace was 'blown &nbsp; in.' This furnace, since its comple- tion, has remained idle owing to the scarcity of water. When the other furnace was destroyed last week, it was very fortunate for the syndicate that they had the new one. The lucky Cobar tributors, who have now (say) £200,000 a year to play with, are understood to be buying right and left into all promising Cobar shows. Presently they will practi- cally own the whole field, and then (this is an off-handed prophecy) hey for the (say) Great Cobar Consolida- ted Mining Corporation; capital (say) &nbsp; three millions. — Bulletin. A return has been prepared by the Department of Mines showing the quantity and value of gold won in the colony during the month of March, and also for the first quarter of 1899. The gold yield for the month of March is 37,486oz, of an estimated value of £130,877. This is an in- crease of 16,103oz over the yield for the previo...
GILGUNNIA [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 April 1899
GILGUNNIA The dive for the battery having &nbsp; arrived at last, we shall hear the sweet music of the falling stampers tomorrow. The Tarcombe prospec- tors and The Dream stone will be treated first, when the Four Mile prospectors, Silver Ray, Albion and Hand and Hand will follow.
Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 April 1899
Municipal Council. The usual fortnightly meeting of the Cobar Municipal Council was held in the Council Chambers on Wednesday evening. Present : — Aldermen Ho- gan, James, Morrison, Bailey, Mus- grove,. Duffv, Hunt and Kinkead. The Mayor (Alderman Snelson) was unavoidably absent, owing to absence from the district. Alderman Hogan was voted to the chair. CORRESPONDENCE. The Deputy Postmaster General wrote, stating that he regretted he could not allow the telephone office at Wrightville post office to be connected with the town exchange at night time, in order that it might be used in case of accidents at the mines or in the event of the police being required. Alderman Hunt explained that he intended the Council to ask for the Wrightville telephone to be connected to the town exchange, when the doc- tor or police could be immediately summoned. Alderman James thought that as all the mines were connected with the telephone the request was unreason- able. The matter then dropped. The Und...
Cobar Hospital [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 April 1899
Cobar Hospital, The usual monthly committee meet- ing of the above institution was held in the Council Chambers on Monday evening. Present : — Messrs Breden (chairman), James, Byrne, Bailey, Edgar, Musgrove, Loughman, Hogan, Mathews, Philips, and Dr Robinson. A letter was read from the Chief Secretary's office, stating that the granting of a special grant for erecting a new building would be considered at next meeting. Mr Spence wrote stating that he was trying to get the Chief Secretary to give a grant before the Estimates were considered. The chairman explained that the sub-committee had met and arranged with the Rechabites regarding the holding of a ball on May 2. Regarding the Chief Secretary's let- ter, the chairman stated that while in Sydney, he arranged with Messrs Waddell, Davis, and Spence, M's P., to interview the Minister regarding a special grant for the Hospital. They put the matter before that gentleman, explaining all the disadvantages they were under. Mr Brunker gav...
A Peculiar Case. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 April 1899
A Peculiar Case. On Wednesday, April 5, in Chambers, a case affecting a decision given by Mr Brown. P.M. at Louth, was heard. &nbsp; Mr Ferguson, instructed by Mr Joseph Dwyer of Bourke (by Mr T. E. Murphy), appeared for Edward Montgomery Perrott, of Rosedale station, near Tilpa, grazier, and moved to make absolute a rule nisi for a prohibition directed to Walterus le Brun Brown, Thomas A. Matthews, and Samuel O. Laycock, J's.P., Constable Parkes, of Tilpa, and Edward Rea, of Tilpa, to re- strain them from further proceeding upon an order made on March 3, whereby Parker was ordered to return to Edward Rea certain property alleged to have been stolen. Mr C. B. Stephen, instructed by Mr G. E. Rus- sell Jones (agent for Mr P. J. Biddulph, of Bourke), appeared for Rea to show cause. &nbsp; It appeared from the affidavits that Con- etable Parkes, of Tilpa, acting under a search warrant issued at the instance of Perrott, seized a quantity of furniture which Rea said had be...
Nymagee. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 April 1899
Nymagee. (From our Correspondent.) The Easter holidays were celebrated here in a very enjoyable manner, there being various items of amusement, wherewith dull care, melancholy and other afflictions peculiar to man and woman were banished, and happiness and enjoyment were installed. The weather being very cool every advan- tage was taken to bring the different items to a successful issue. The first item was a pigeon match, held on Saturday, April 1, under the auspices of the local Gun Club, an Open Han- &nbsp; dicap of £10, 7 birds each — which was won by W. H. Dunsmore off the 24 yard mark. The shooting was very good, and amongst the competitors I noticed several Cobar gentlemen, viz — Messrs T. Hunt, H. Dalgarno, Dix- son and Musgrove. At night the local band were on parade to welcome home their bandmaster, after his prolonged absence. The next item was the Brass Band Sports which were pronounced a great success. On Easter Monday the bandsmen fell in line at the band- room....
Appointments to Upper House. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 April 1899
Appointments to Upper House. The following are the appointments to the Upper House, which were ga- zetted on Saturday : — i Aldermen Buzucott, Broken Hill John Estelle, Plattsburg Francis Clarke, ex-member for the Hastings Hon. A. J. Gould G. H. Green, ex-member for Gren fell Nicholas Hawken, J.P. John Hepher, tailor Colonel Holborrow Richard Jones, of Harrison, Jonos, and Devlin , E. D. Millen, ex member for Bourke Samuel M'Oaughey, squatter James Wilson, Nowtown. There nro four labor representatives .in the list. Alderman Buzacott, of Broken Hill, has been a very promin ont figure in tho labor movement at that place for somo years past. Mr John Hephor is manager of the Co operative Tailoring Co., and ex president of the Tailors' Union. Mr. Estell is president of the Newcastle Miners' Association, and Mr James Wilson is president of the Political Labor League, and ex-president of the Trades and Labor Council. Mr Clarke is the ex-member for the Hastings and Macleay, who made a place...
Telephone Numbers. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 15 April 1899
Telephone Numbers. The following is the revised list of tele- phone numbers. Subscribers would do well to place these near their instru- ments: &nbsp; &nbsp; 1 Cobar Gold Mines 2 J . T. Farquhar 3 Commercial Hotel 4 W. J. Hogan 5 E. Blundell 6 G. C. Copper Mine 7 Wright, Heaton and Co. 8 John Leah &nbsp; &nbsp; 9 Occidental G.M. Co. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 10 Tattersall's Hotel &nbsp; 11 Young Australia 12 W. N. Musgrove 13 Gudgeon and Clifton 14 Grand Hotel &nbsp; 15 Great Peak G.M. &nbsp; 16 Permewan, Wright and Co. 17 Hospital 18 Cobar Herald 19 Cobar Leader &nbsp; &nbsp; 20 Pierce Goold 21 John Bailey 22 Court House Hotel &nbsp; 23 Metropolitan Hotel &nbsp; 24 Dr. Robinson 25 26 Court House &nbsp; &nbsp; 27 Railway Station and Goods-shed 28 Post and Telegraph Office &nbsp; 29 E. James and Co. 30 N Morrison 31 Dr. Lawes 32 Club House Hotel &...
Australian News in England. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 22 April 1899
Acstralian News in England. It has often beon n puzzle to understand where English journals get their Australian news from. Some of it is fearfully and wonder fully mangled during the process of transposition from the columns of the Australian to those of the English press. Mere is a paragraph in point, taken from the ' British Weekly', one of the most respectable of English religious weeklies, which has a large circulation in the Auatralasion colonies : — ' A bicycle race was won by a dead man in Sydney a few days t-go. When James Somerville, a champion Australian bicyclist, waswithin twenty yards of the winn ing post, he released his hold of the handles, and his head drooped for ward, but he apparently continued to work the pedals, and came in tbe winner. He waB lifted from his bicycle, and he was found to be dead. The doctors said he died during the last lap.' The facts of tbe unfor tunate case, it will be remembered, are that James Somorville was thrown from his machine while ra...
How to Prevent Croup. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 22 April 1899
How to Prevent Croup. 'We have two children who are Bub ject to attacks of croup. Whenever an attack is coming on ray wife gives them Ohambnrlain's Cough .Remedy and it always prevents the attack. Tf; is a household necessitv in this country and no matter what else we run out of it, it would not do to be withoutChamberlain's Cough Remedy. More of it ia sold here than of all other cough medicines combined. — J. M. Nickle, of Nickle, Bros., mer chants, IVickleville, Pa. For sale by H. Dalgarno, Chemist, Cobar.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 22 April 1899
Triiilrnction in urt is given to 2,'iiGi7;}5 persons a yiar in England and VV..le?, To Tub L)£^r,r^-A. rjph lady cured of lipr! drafnoss and noiaeg in the bead by Dr Nicholson's Artificial Bar Drutm, bus suit J.QOO ii his Institute, so (that dc.if people nnable topiocure the' Ear Drum* oi.ijy have them fres. Apply to Department A. X., The Institute, ?' Longcott,' Qutiui'Bbury, London V\rv England. The Catholic Press says »ny follow who has not earned an honest penny For years can now make a pound or two aB*an oritor or canvasser or hawkor of petitions against the Fed Embling Bill. He can also command a clifftp glass tit whukey, a tjood eipar, and tho bf»t hospitality if He feels inclined.. That »s th/s way the Anti-Bill party are worjking,. The Pretm iB very rough on Plbbs, M'Luuriii aud L'u.
Dyspepsia Means Slow Suicide. Because Poor Digestion Slowly Starves the body. Dodd's Dyspepsia Tablets Make Digestion Perfect—They Digest [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 22 April 1899
Dyspepsia Means Slow Suicide;1 Because Poor , Digestion Slowly Starves the body. Dodd's Dyspepsia Tablets Make. Di gestion Perfect — They Digest the Food- and Kestose obe Stotnauh to Health. Put a sturdy, vigorous plant in a potful of poor soil, place it in a dark un ventilated room, and give it no w.itt»r, and the consequence will be that it wili wither, become weak and puny, lose its natural colour, and finally die. Tho same thing exactly happens in the caBe of a person afflicted with Dyspepsia The sourca of nourishment ia nnfc off Every organ und nerve is starved A moment's thought will show that there ia only one way to remedy such a stato of ulfdu-d. That is to restore the supply of nourishment. Dyspepsia is tho result of imperfect digestion. Make the digestion perfect, and Dyspepsia with all its attendant evils will disappear, and vigorous health will take tho place of weakness and misery, just as a plant will grow healthy and strong when placed in a good light, and given plen...