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SPECIAL [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 18 February 1898
SPECIAL Boat pair Langahau Cockerel aud Pullet. Prizo 10a 6d given by Mr W E Bonnott PIGEONS First prise 5a, aocond 2b 6d 166 Carrioro, cook and hen, pair, black 167 Carrion/, oook and hen, pair, nuy othor oolor 168 Pouters, oook and hen, pair, any oolor 169 Runtu, uook and hen, pail', any color 170 Dragoons, cook and hon, pair, blue 171 Dragoonu, cook and bon, pair, uilvor 172 Dragoono, cock and lion, pail-, white 173 Antwerpu, oock and hen, pair, blue olieoker, long faoo 174 Antwerpo, oook and hon, pair, blue olieokor, short fuco 175 Antwerpe, ooek anil heu, red-oheckered long faoo 176 Antworpo, cook and bon, rod-ohoekered short faoo 177 Antwerp!), oock and hen, pair, bluo or Bilvcr, long faoo 178 Antworpa, cook ami heu, pair, bluo or silver, abort fuoo 179 AntworpB, oock and hun, pair, any othor oolor 180 Fantails, oook aud hou, pair, white 181 Fantaila, cook aud lion, pair, any othor color 182 Barbs, cook aud hou, pair, blauk 183 Burba, cook und hen, pair, any other oolor 184 Ow...
Killed by a Tree. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 18 February 1898
Killed by a Tree. On Thursday evening, Mr. W. Rushby, of Currajong, Parkes, received a wire from Wellington informing him that his eldest; son, William, had been, killed that day, in the vicinity of; the town mentioned. It seems deceased was clearing land for a relative, and had set fire to a tree which he left burning while he was grubbing out a stump a few yards away. While so occupied, the burning tree fell, and the upper limbs crushed deceased to the ground. One thick limb struck him on the head, and his right thigh and left arm were .broken. He was several hours dead when found. Deceased was single, and about 30 years of age.
Obituary, [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 18 February 1898
Obituary. Mr. George H. Helm, the well known Condobolin saddler and for merly of Parkes, succumbed to typhoid on Sunday. The body was conveyed to Parkes for interment. The local Oddfellows and Masons (at the instance of the Condobolin brethren) took part in the funeral cortege. In the absence of Rev. W. Pearson, Rev F. G. Neild read the burial service, The same gentleman read the Masonic service and Mr. Stott the Oddfellows' service. &nbsp;
The Storyteller. "In Love's Crucible." CHAPTER XXXI. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 25 February 1898
[By Bertha m. Qlax] OHAPTEB XXXI. A blast of wind sbook the gal lery an u silenced him. As it it had been the stern face" of an ac cusing angel, Maida cowered and hid her face. 4 Come, myfdear,! he said with a troubled look. "What are we doing here? Why should we weep before your mother's por trait ? If those were her eyes and lips, in very truth, they would beam and smile in very joy at your—at our happiness—for what remains of my life is bound up in you, my darling, my poor wronged wife's child! Constance, I shall never forget the night—-that night when I misjudged her so cruelly, | the night she fled from her home i —from this house. She took you with her, a wee thing that I loved oh, so dearly ! but I hardened my heart and strove to thrust you out j of it. Ay S and to my cost, nearly succeeded, until X learned that I had wronged your mother. Well we, , - Do not let us go back —all that is passed. Come dear, let us go down to dinner.' But she did not move. Half kneeling, half cro...
CHAPTER XXXII. THE EXPOSURE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 25 February 1898
CHAPTER XXXII. THE EXPOSUEE. How long ihey remained 'thus neither knew. A step in the gal lery recalled them to the world. It was a servant. He paused afraid to disturb them ; but as Sir Richard, turned his head inter rogatively, the man said: 'Hie Grace, the Bake of Bel daire is in the library,' ' The duke ? Let us go, child,' said Sir Richard, and with his arm linked in hers went slowly down the stairs. Maida drew back at the door, but the old man turned an imploring look on her, and still arm m arm they entered. The duke was pacing the room, and started forward as they entered. He was pale and agitated and stared at Maida with a strange troubled earnestness, as he held Sir Richard's hand ? ' Sir Richard—Constance,' he began, then stopped and mopped his forehead. ' Upon my soul I I have never had such a difficult task. ' And—and yet, Constance, I have come about a trcublesome business—a stupid piece of blun dering, which shall not go un punished. At such a time, too. My dear, I do...
Public Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 25 February 1898
A public meeting, conyened by the! Mayor m accordance with a resola-j tion passed at last Council meeting, was held iu the Masonic Hall on j Friday evening, " for the purpose of taking steps to urge upon the Raii-! way Commissioners the advisability of making Parkes the terminus for the trains running from Condobolin" The Mayor presided. About sixty gentlemen were present. The Chair man, in initiating proceedings, read > the advertisement convening the meeting, and called on Mr. McGee (the prime mover in the affair) to move the first resolution. Mr. McGee said he thought an j injustice was about to be inflicted on the people of Parkes by the Railway Commissioners, and it was their place as townsmen to show these gentlemen the injury they were about to do the town's interest. Of course, it was the Government's business how « many trains they should run, but still it was not right that they should benefit one town afc' the expense of another, twenty miles away. He was sorry to find...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 25 February 1898
il Patent Sinttimnp Jimaimp IPSoragBas 2-farrow, &lt;£22; 3-furrow, £27 ; 4-furrow, £34 ; 5-furrow, &lt;£41 ; 6-fu'rrow, &lt;£48.. Paftemt SHaaannp-jjoumfflp CraSalvantott's , 5-tine, £20 ; 7-tine, £24 ; 9-tine. £28. StifiBBsp-jasjaBp §teeS S!smt©ws Set 3 leaves, including Swing • Bar, £415s ; set 4 laaves, includ ■ing Swing Bar, £5 15s; wheels on Swing Bar, 10s extra. JPlottBgla SSamrcs —M.I.O., fit our ploughs ; M-B., fit D Foot ; M.X., fit P Foot. Shares made to fit any other foot,. Price, 48a doz^n. Hay Press—Price, £20. Disc &lt; ■'IPBaa'fisIlaiiaiig IS cadet'—Disc Header, £11 ; Sheaf Carrier, ,£8 ; Deliv ery Shoot, £1; Feed Trough, £1 10s. Scoops—Size mouth, 3ft ; capacity 11 cubic feet ; price, £15. 3ft , Gin capacity, 13 cubic feet, £16. 4ft capacity, 15 cubic feet, £17, AGRICULTURAL Adjoin the Meadow bank Railway Station, which is 25 minutes by rail from Sydney. ^ This Company holds the patent rights in the Colony for the Celebrated Stump-jum...
Acquitted. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 25 February 1898
Acquitted. At the Orange Quarter Sessions, on Tuesday, Peter F. Steel and his son Andrew Steel were charged with steal ing 14 sheep the property of James Gal lagher, of Warraberry, Rooky Ponds, and, on a second count, of receiving the sheep well-knowing them to be stolen. Constable Tracy, of Parkes, was the chief witness, his evidence taking up several hours. The evidence of Senior Constable O'Neil, who had charge of the case at the outset, and who died a few weeks ago, was read by the Reg istrar from the deposition, The evidence was purely circumstantial. There were several witnesses examined for the Grown, and 15 witnesses to be examined for the defence. The jury however, before the defence .was entered : upon, retired for five minutes and returned a verdict of acquittal.
YOUNG. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 25 February 1898
YOUNG. MeBsrs Ewmg (chairman), O'Con nor, Clarke, and Fegan, members of the Eublic Works Oommitteej with Mr. Little (surveyor) and members of the " Hansarc" staff, arrived by train on Saturday to take evidence in regard to the proposed railway line from Koorawatha to Grenfel'. On Saturday, accompanied by several members of the railway league, they visited the flour mills, meat chilling factory and butter factory, On Mon day tjaey proceeded to Koorawatha to take evidence, Bnd on Wednesday and Thursday to Grenfell. On Friday they return, stopping at Bulla Creek to meet the residents, and on Satur day and Monday will be at Youag to take evidence. A terrible accident occurred at St. Mary's Cathedral on Monday morning, by wh'ch a man named John Leslie lobt hid life, and William Drury was seriously injured. The men got into a box attached to a crane, which \vaa used for elevation purposes, and when about 70 feet up the box became de* tached, and fell to the ground. "When the men were pick...
Mining Matters, [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 25 February 1898
Mining Matters, The mining industry in this district remains comparatively lifeless. Three or four of the principal mines are at work, but still in many others which should be at work to provide employ ment for a large number of hands, the merest pottering" is being done. —Since our last the Birthday Company crushed 340 tons for 77oz 18dwts of smelted gold. At the E\Q.C. battery, since our last, eight loads from the Lawyer's Puzzle were put through for a return of 6oz.—Seven loads for Stott and party yielded 15dwts.— Fifty loads for. Steen and party gave 3|dwts ptr load.—At the Koh i-nor battery a parcel put through from the Koh-i-nor mine yielded between 5 and Gdwts, while a small lot for Webb and party gave 6dwts.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 25 February 1898
8 O JL.-X O I T O "JEfc CLARINDA-ST., PARKES. i» . ILis&imdi Jsi|§g©mr&o POST OFFICE CHAMBERS, 14A. Pitt Streets Sydney. Land Appeal Court attended. Ai iTt: JU T7 a^JHj Is as* usual a In any quantity. RAILWAY WggftBgS *£AKE£?. A.W., acting as representative pur chaser for all the leading wheat buyers of the colony, is prepared to give highest ■ market ■ hates-' DENTISTRY A NNOUNCES^ to the _ pub^c of _q. Parkes and 'Surrounding district that he has commenced business in Clarinda Street, next doov to ffl. J Woods, Chemist. ' ; Artificial Teeth on Gol^, Vulcanite, &c Old Plates remodelled, broken plates repaired. Pivot and Crown Teeth supplied. Painless extractions under Nitrons Oxide Gas, AUCTIONEER, SHAREBROKEK, LAND, MINING, AND GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT, DUGGA S'D'BSIEIE'H?, IPUJ&.BS. MIIIL1L ALL Business . entrusted to us will receive prompt and personal attention ffQWajj '5 —attorney— SOLICITOR, PROCTOR, AND conveyancer. Commissioner for Affidavits...
A Forbes Divorce Case. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 25 February 1898
A Forbes Divorce Case. In the Divorce Court, on Monday last the divorce suit Shead v, Shead, Crone co-respondent, came on for hear ing. This was a suit for divorce brought by Phillip Shead, of Forbes against his wife Margaret Ann Shead, on the ground of her adultery with John Crone. The issues were heard at the Circuit Court at Young, on October 6 last, before Mr, Justice Stephen, and were found id favor of the petitioner. On the motion of Mr. Lyons, his Honor pronounced a decree nisi for the dissolution of the marriage, and made it returnable in one month.
BATHURST. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 25 February 1898
BATHURST. The dead body of a man named Henry Jepson was found on Friday in an orchard at Kelso, where he was employed. The matter was reported to the coroner who dispensed with an inquest. Last week Josiah Parker died at the age of 90 years. The deceased came to reside in the district early in the thirties, and remained here ever since. On Friday, Mr. A. J, Gould, Minister for Justice, and Captain Neitenstein, Comptroller - General, visited Bathurst for the purpose of inspecting the gaol, with a view to the introduction of a system of separate treatment under which men "Would be allowed to associate only when at exercise and would be allowed light in their cells during the night, and books to read. Accompanied by Mr. Sydney Smith, Minister for Mines, they visited the public buildings. The new method is to be adopted as bood as the Minister giveB his approval.
Again Adjourned. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 25 February 1898
Again Adjourned. In the Bankruptcy Court, during the week, James Rabinowich, of Con dobolin, was again examined. Michael J. Gilcreest and the bankrupt were sworn and examined oy Mr. R. K. Manning, for the official assignee, On the application of Mr. Manning, the bankrupt was ordered to file two years' accounts by March 4, and the examin ation was adjourned to that date.
COOTAMUNDRA. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 25 February 1898
COOTAMUNDR A. The committee of the Uootamundra Agricultural Society met oa Thursday night, and were occupied until a late" hour in preparing the schedule for the for the forthcooiing show. It was decided to have a three days' show on August 31 and September 1 and 2. A programme of prizes was sub mitted by the schedule committee and approved of, providing for £450 worth of prizes, of which £50 are for jumping contests and £35 for wheat. The schedule la a most complete one, and it is expected will provoke good competition.
Mr Brown at Fifield. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 25 February 1898
Mr Brown at Fifield. Our Fifield correspondent wired us as follows on Wednesday evening :— Mr Brown's meeting at Platina, on Monday, and at Fifield on Tuesday, were great successes. The public ex pressed full confidence in Mr Brown and the policy ennunciated. Mr. O'Neill's criticisms were received with derision.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 25 February 1898
raw! rains mm» If your liver is out of order, and von have studied your case at all, you will know that one of the great difficulties to be met with iB the fre quent recurrence of constipation, which brings with it headaches, sallow complexion and lack of energy. An American medical man, after giviner a great deal of study to this subject, came to the conclusion that the great trouble lay in the fact that the medi cine used was often for the effect and, not the cause, and frequently the reme dies applied were the cause of the in jurious weakness and bad after effects which followed an attack of constipa tion. He set to work, therefore, to compound a medicine which would aid the liver to secrete healthy bile, to flush out the sewerage of the body, the bowels, and the results was a pre paration now well known as Bile Beans. This great remedy aids nature, and enables the liver to do its own work, the cure thus effected being permanent until another irregularity occurs from the same cau...
Notes and Comments [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 25 February 1898
[By w Ndci&odRA."] Ttfue to their electioneering pledges, some T of onr aldermen have given pwictical illustration of their desire to " do in the future as they had done in the past." Hence the " scenes" which blemished the deliberations at the Council boa^d in days gone by are being repeats d, Of course, it will be said,' human nature is human nature everywhere; and it doesn't follow that brcause a man is an alderman he si. uld act in any other way than if he •were an ordinary or garden variety of man. With all due respect to such ^iiaions, I maintain—he should. Surely, one ■ of the qualifications of an alderman is that the candidate should have arrived! at the years of discretion, :Tbat: granted,s it naturally follows that he should be old enough to observe the grains of gold set forth in the head line of his copy-book in boyhood : Command your tongue and temper." If i ithese are not commanded, the offender is aipt to get himself disliked. And then, #hen he or tfrey who of...