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ODDFELLOWS' ANNUAL MEETING. SYDNEY, TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Grazier — 12 February 1896
m.9PPgBW-WS' ANNUAL ?'MEETING. iggSi ? . SYDNEY, Tototxt. pf :yutio annual communication of tho a^iand Order oi Indopondent Odd ffitaUawa was commoncod this moruing, §nbout 80 delogatoa being proaont. ®P?he . report etntod .that tho general |jlund showed an inoroaso of £1100, ^and tho othor funds pmsoctod n cor lifesponding iftcreneo. Tho total vnluo &f tho fund? of tlie Grand Lodge was rtfijl 6,400, and of tho siibordinate lodges ij§22,00p.
CRICKET. MELBOURNE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Western Grazier — 12 February 1896
CRICKET. MELBOURNE, Monday, Tho Criokut Couucil ? has aduptod tho selection committeo^ choico of n toara for England, though not uuuul mously. '-ItSva® decided to add a fourteenth' mon to tho team. In tho match Carlton v. 'University, the Carltotl team comnlotod their innings on Saturday for a totul'of 024 runs, beating tho world's record for a single inning*. Wonall stored 415 not out, cstablishiug an AustruliM^ record for the highest individual scoro. Ihst Melbotirno imido 87G against Richmond, aud Melbourne 083 uguiust St. Ivitda.
THE WEATHER. SYDNEY, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Grazier — 12 February 1896
THE WEATHER. ' SYDNEY. IfoMnA-r A good soaking rain lias fallou oiuce Saturday in mtiny parts of tho country, and thoro is overy, nppearauco of a furthor downpour. Tuesday. A general rainfall occurrod through out the colony yesterday. Tho drought hns now completely brokon up. Hoary rain is roportod from tho Wcstorn districts, delaying tho conch traffic.
LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Western Grazier — 12 February 1896
local' and general. Cricket. — Weather permitting, tho.matoh Banks and Civil Ser.vico ▼. Allcomers will- bo resumed at Barko Park this afternoon at 3 o'clock sharp. The Nkw AiDSiaanr.-T-Tho official declar ation of tho poll in connection with tbo recent manicipol cloction, took place at tbo Council Chambers on Saturday last* when tho Returning Offloer (Aid. T. Byrno) dcclarcd Messrs J. Barks, W* Tampano, and W. Peter daly elected aa aldtnscn for tho muni cipality for tho next three yean. Tho usual spooohifying was indulged in, after which the prooovdinga terminated. At tbo mining conforcnoo in Sydnoyon Thursday last, ono of tho delegates askod the prcs»d#nt when the conforonco might bo ox pcctod to terminate. Tho Ministor for Mines amlled sadly nt tho qae.stion, nnd the other delegates langhed loudly. On Friday, tho Whito Cliffs delegate moved — 'That tbo prospecting voto bo fairly apportioned among tho mining district* of the colony, nnd that it bo distributed by tho trardens nnd l...
DAVERN MEMORIAL FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Western Grazier — 12 February 1896
DAVERN MEMORIAL FUND. A meeting of the R.C. congregation in reference to the above was held at St. John's Church on Sunday evening last, immediately after the Vespers, at which His Lordship, the Bishop of Wilcannia, presided. After Dr. Dunne had referred in eulogistic terms to their late pastor, it was decided that a suit able memorial to the memory of the late Very Reverend Father Davern be erected as a grateful recognition of his zealous and self- sacrificing labors during his five years resi- dence at Wilcannia, and that a committee be formed consisting of the present church com- mittee, with power to add to their number. It was also decided that the memorial should take the shape of an Irish cross over his grave, and the fencing in of the ground set apart for the interment of priests and religious and if funds permit the erection of mural tablets in Church and Convent oratory. The &nbsp; Rev. Father O'Shea and Mr E. O'Donnell were appointed hon. treasurers. Subscription ...
BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Grazier — 15 February 1896
BREVITIES, The gonoral rains wero vory opportuuo. j Another aix weeks of dry weuthor, and j tho back country \vould havo boon just j about wiped out Prior to tho rain, thoro woro onormous j loasca in stock in tho Louth district. Wo know of ouo iuatunco whoro a drovor loft Wilcaunia early in Docorabor with 17,ono wethora, with tho intention of travolliiiK thom to Bourko; but tho drought told its tale, for on reaching Lontn ho had only 4200 loft, tho balance having perished on tho track. Tho Bourko mail arrived on Wednesday pvoning, *18 hours lato. First a hcut wavo, thon^ a wot wnvo, and now wo may oxpoot a rivor wavo. A few Bonsntional rnin roporta. X^ord's Bridgo, ly inches; Nyngun, 10 inchea; Cobur, y inches; Louth, 10 inches; Bourko, G inches, Tho vuilwoy lino hns been washed away botweun Cobar and Nyngan. Tho Faroo is roportod to bo coming down in flood, likowiso tho Warrogo. WoJ prodict oloso up a bankor in tho Darling ut Wilcjmnia. The bulk of tho water eliould rcach horo inni...
A CONCRETE COFFIN. [Newspaper Article] — Western Grazier — 15 February 1896
A CONCRETE COFFIN. Tlio wife of ft Wellington (N.Z.) builder ond contractor, died recently, and tho body waa buriod.jtn u bod of concrete at Ivurori Coraetory.: Thofcravewftfl dog hbout eight inohca larger and doopor tbon usual, and a thick layer of ooncreto 'put down on tho on to which tho coflln was lowored.. Aftc^ the bty^l so^fice had boon read con oroto woji filkd in all round, and op tbo top» thua making ono solid block of stonowith thoebffin resting in' tho centro. Jntermcota catri&d out on- this plan, it ia oonteaded, might toko pluco in any kind of soil at any doptb, and even in tho heart of the oity, without the .slightest posaiblo ^angor-to tho heulth of tho ooramunity. Safaras ia known, tho j»urial nndor 'tho conditions stated wo* the first of ita kind- ? Deooasod's hofcb&nd lioldu strong views .oj-, wnitatloa qooationa, and tho unusual interment was 'io keeping with un agToeraont mado abine ten yeara ago with another wall-knowa citizcn to the oflioct tha...
SOUTH BROKEN HILL RACES. BROKEN HILL, THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Grazier — 15 February 1896
SOUTH 3RQKEN HILL RACES. BROICEN HILL, I'jtuRBru.t. I Tho Sooth racea yesterday woro a succottt. I Results woro us follow I Hurdler. — Ghost, 1; Logic, 2 ; Lorna I Doon, 3. Satan was the only other aturter. A good raco resaltoa bo^woen tho first two. ' Tho winnor started at 2 ttf 1 on. IjTying Ilnndicap.— Itcoluao, 1 ; Gitana, 2 ; L«gio, 3. Rooluto waa fuvorito, aud won easily. Summer Hnndicap.-r-Coone, ; Eaglo hawk, 2 ; Talqnla, 3. Tbo raco proved aa easy thing for tho whinor, wha etarted ftt 6 ia. 4 on. FarowoH Handicap/— Revenge, 1 ; Gitana. 2 ; Sweep, 3. A epfendid raco, Rovengo and Gitana ffnialiing^a dead heat, with Swcopa nose behind. . Revenge won in. tho run-off. Forcod Handicap.— Recluse, 1 ; Eaglo bawk, 1 ; ^lovongo, 3. Won easily.
DELAYED MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Western Grazier — 15 February 1896
DELAYED MAILS. It was notified at the local Post Office, on Thursday, that tbe Sydney and Mrlboimu' mails despatched for Wilcannia on Monday ▼ia Cobar, nnd Tuevlay via 'Bourke, were both blocked by railway wnshawaya and cannot be recalled uutil tho ncce^»ary repairs aicctfected. Tho mail from Cobar duo to leavo there on Monday wna held back iu ox pectation of tho train und inaita coming tnrougn on iuesuay, out tiis train nut getting through, ^Uc mail was despatched with Cobar mnila only, but waa blockcnl Rome dintaneo out by flood w&tcr, aud had to rotum to Cobar. ? ?* Mr Holding haa reoommended that the Sydney arid Melbourne mails bo sent Tin BroVeri Hill to arrivo hcrov on Wednesday. This cf- course refers to letters and pupera only. Thero ia no ccrtainty of dizQct mails with Cobar for possibly a wtVk. Sinco tho aboro was in^typo, wo havo received tko following wire, dated yeaterday, from our Cobar correspondent:— About nine inches of rain havo fallen bero during the past ...
FOUND DEAD IN THE BUSH. [Newspaper Article] — Western Grazier — 15 February 1896
FOUND DEAD IN THE BUSH. Tho following addition-il particulars aro to hand regarding the doaths of twu men found roc-mtly on Nundora inn The Torrawingco polico received informa tion on the 23rd ultimo that the bodies of two men had been found undor a troo on tho Nunthorungio Creek on tlio Nundora run, by Mr C. McDonald, manager of Wonnaminta atation, and 'Mr Cameron, overseer of Nundora. Constable Edwards, of T«rra. wingoo, proceeded to Nundom on tho 25th nit.', being accompanied from tho station by a boundary rider who know when? tho bodied wero lying. On reaching tho spot, tho constablo found the bodies under a tn-o as reported. Tho first body was that of a man about 40 yeara of age, about 5ft Tin IukIu Blight build, light; brown- hair, and fair moustache. His clothing rousutcd of a lurgo soft felt hat and a flannel and bluo cotton tshirt, which wcry underneath his head, llo had on a pair of moleskin trowwra, ond u pair of ulucher boots were near him. Tho dcccaaed wa* lying on hia ...