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OUR BOYS v. TRUNDLE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 4 March 1898
OUR BOYS v. TRUNDLE. A cricket match was played on Saturday afternoon, on the Our Boys' oval, between teams representing the above clubs. As may be seen from the detailed scores, which we subjoin, the contest resulted in a decisive vic tory for the Our Boys :— j Trundle,—1st Innings. Little c Berry man b Hawken ... 1 Moloney lb w b Hawken ... : 2 W Medcalf how b Hawken ... 3 Berry b Berryman ... .... 10 Pike c Pink b Hawken ... • • >12 A Medcalf b Berry man... 0 Webster b Berryman ...• 0 B Medcalf b Berryman... ' _ ... 0 Stratton not out... ... 10 Quade c Neild b Berryman ... 0 Beuzville b Berryman ... 1 0 Total .... ... 38 Our Boys,—1st Innings, Neild b Berry ... ... ... 13 Pearce c Moloney b A Medcalf... 0 Hawken c B Medcalf b A Medoalf 46 Moore c Moloney b A Medcalf ... 44 Pink lbw b A Medcalf... ... 24 Shields b Berry ... ... ... li. Cameron h 6 w ,b Berry ... J Webb c and b Berry ... E Webb absent ... Berryman not out . ..., . .. Gaftney b Berry ... Sundries ... ) .' I Total...
WELLINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 4 March 1898
WELLINGTON. Mr. Charles H. Barton, owner of the well-known Towri Estate, Maryvale, recently purchased over 1000 acres of land, part of the jNamrna Estate, with the view of putting same under wheat next season. The total acreage under wheat ou the estate this year was something over 2000 acres. An inquest was held at Spicer'a Creek on the body' of the lad Michael Joseph Madden, who waa accidentally shot by his elder brother 011 Wednes day afternoon. The result of the inquiry showed that the brothera Madden, whose ages are 11 and 7 years, were playing with their two little siatern near the bouoe, and Patrick Joseph Madden, the elder lad. in loading the «;un to shoot a bint, Jet the hammer alip. The charge exploded, shooting hia brother through the back of the head and killing hira instantly. A verdict of accidental shooting was returned.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 4 March 1898
A BSTRAOT of Receipts and Disbursements for the Half-year ended 31st January, 1898, for General and Special Accounts under Municipalities Act, and for others at dates shown under respective breads, comprising all Current Accounts under control of Council. • nit. To Bank Balances—Commercial ,.Bank4 : : ; (Amounts at Credit at opening'Of ,, Cash and Cheques in hand at year ... ... ,, Revenue— . . . _ General Rate (12d in £) ... ' Water Rate (12d in £) .« ! ' Nuisances Prevention Charges . , Government Endowment ..> , ■ •; Commons Fees ... ' , Private Subscriptions and; Contribu--' , ' tions to Works .... . L a 1 Sales and Letting of Municipal Property or of Property under Municipal Hiv\ -> control ... ... ,•••., Revenue refunds and Transfers, namely -" ' * Summonses recovered , , ' Other Sources ... ... ' „ 0ri.1inary;Refunds, Deposit, Transfers, Dishonored Cheques,&c., namely, Loan from General Acct Unsecured Overdraft (Commercial Bank of Sydney) vi .at close of half ye...
ORANGE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 4 March 1898
Q II AN GE. The ' friendly societies and local doctors having failed to mutually agree to the scale of charges over which a dispute arose at the end of last year, the societies have secured the services of Dr. Davis, late of Goodooga, and Dr. Lalor. of Ballara'c, who will com mence duty on 1st March. Alderman Stabback, ex-Mayor of Bast Orange, entertained the alder men of that borough at a banquet.on the eve of his departure for England. The health of Alderman Sta'oback was enthuaiaatically honored. Mr. R, J. McKay, late chief ac countant tor the Wentworth Pro prietary Company, Lueknow, was entertained at the Club Hotel, on Thursday, by a number of leading citizens prior to hia departure for West Australia.
We'd Like to See. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 4 March 1898
Cricket get; a rest for a while. A daily train service to Condobolin kept going*. The Government go slow in the matter of land alienation. Another effort made to get our train service accelerated. The year close as auspiciously for graziers and farmers as it has opened. A bridge erected over Mandagery Greek, near Manildra, before the winter sets in. Less of the " beggar my neighbor" policy indulged in between Parkes and Forbes. Horse-owners giving the Hiber nians a bulky nomination list for their races on 17th. The comfort of railway travellers in the West studied a good deal more by the authorities. . Every local storekeeper, big and small, fall into line at once with the Early Cloain? Movement. Some attention given by those in authority to the water tables on the hill known as the Dungeon. The Government pay a little more attention to the destruction of nox ious animals on Crown lands. Less damage done to consignments of produce Bent from the country districts to the metropolitan ...
BOURKE. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 4 March 1898
B 0 U RIC E. A serious outbreak of typhoid fever is reported. There are 16 cases in the hospital. A man named Robert Hinds, whilst attempting to eross a creek, swollen by the recent rains at Bar rmgun, was swept away and drowned. The body was recovered. An early closing association haa been formed. The following office bearers were elected : —President, Mr. E. D. Milieu, M.L.A.; vice-presidents, Messrs E. P. Dick3 and P. J. Nash ; treasurer^ Mr. J. Mrloney ; secretary, Mr, J. M. McGrath. It has been decided to hold the Pastoral and Agricultural Association show on May 25 and 26.
POLITICAL RENEGADES. (TO THE EDITOR "WESTERN CHAMPION.") [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 4 March 1898
THE EDITOR " WESTERN CHAMPION. Sir,—I can respect a man who, after being convinced of the error of his ways, changes his opinions and is prepared to show why he was so iu fiuenced, bat I can't stand at any price the man—and we have a lot of them in Parkes—who doesn't know his mind one moment from the next. We bave men here now who a year or so back were amongBt the most foremost in denouncing Protection, and now they will coolly tell you that the land tax has changed them and they are ^Protectionists. Well the Protectionists are welcome to them. They haven't enough sand in their compositions to coat an ordinary sheet of sand paper. " Land tax changed them." Ye gods, ifc would be in teresting to know how much they pay or how much land they really own-—not Bank-owned. Will these gentlemen, if they pay a tax, com pare the amount with what they would have to pay extra if the duties had not been removed. And -then let's hear from them. Surely they don't think the State is goinp: to be ca...
GRENFELL. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 4 March 1898
G It E N F E L L. The Public Works Sectional Com mittee took evidence in the local court house on Wednesday and Thurs day in reference to the proposed railway from Koorawatha to Grenfel!. A large number of witnesses were examined, and evidence showing the agricultural and mining prospects of the district was tendered. The Sec tional Committee completed their inquiry so far as Grenfell is concerned, and left for Young on Friday, when evidence relating to the claims of the rival route was taken. There was a numerous gathering at.the residence of Mr Fountain, on Friday evening, for the purpose of presenting Mrs Findlay (prior to her departure for Europe) with a hand some silver soup and entree dish and a double preserve jar, as a token of esteem. At a special meeting of the com mittee of the Grenfell Hospital ieofc week, Mr Halls presiding, the resigna tion of Miss Callachor, matron, (through ill-health), and of Mr Sadleir. secretary, were accepted. MissLeahey (who has high credentials...
Our Neighbours. (FROM OUR EXCHANGES.) COOTAMUNDRA. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 4 March 1898
(from our exchanges.) COOTAMUNDRA. An important meeting 'of the Executive Council of the N.S.W, Farmers and Selectors' Association was held here during the week. The following were the snosfc important resolutions adopted (1), u That where as numerous applicants for land are put to considerable inconvenience and expense in search of suitable land for settlement, and whereas the areas submitted from time to time by the Minister are altogether inadequate for present requirements, this meeting suggests to the Minister the sdvis ability of getting into closer toucJi with the applicants by registering the names of those compelled to ballot, and then appointing an officcr to confer with them' and endeavour to supply their requirements in districts in which they may desire to settle. And (2): That this meeting protests agninst the sale of country land by "auction, as all available Crown lands are argently required for settlement; that the land airsady gazetted for sale be withdrawn and thr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 4 March 1898
General Carriers, Forwarding, Shipping and Custom House Agents. . . . Contracts entered into for Conveyance of Wool from Station to Sydney, Mel bourn or London.. Lowest possible rates guaranteed. All Goods in transit, stored in our sheds, are insured against fire. Goods taken charge of from Ship's side and delivered to any part of the colony, Cloods;fflaDd Psu'ceEs fiwwsaaMledl ff© sail parfcs off Slae World. Agents for Murrell Bros;, Tea Merchants, S ydney ; and Black & Sons' Molong Mour tock kept. Agents for Orient Line of Royal Mail Steamers and Howard Smith and Sons' Steam Navigation Company Sydney. . We make upi at our Redfern Depot &lt;S £©aa TTmcfe ILosttils of 1st, and 3rd Clas Goods for PiBB'Iscs aDBd HSogSMfl CSaLte. Consignees save considerably by sending such goods to our Redfern Depot for 6-ton Trucks. Kates quoted on application. WHOLESALE & RETAIL PRODUCE DEALERS. Maize Oats Chaff Bran and Pollard always on hand, at Lowest possible Kates. All o...
Intercolonial Mining [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 4 March 1898
It io reported that a splendid reef has been struck on the Lyndhurst Gold fields, Carcoar, near the mining man ager's residence : The atone assaying 3oz of gold. Tasmania's metal and mineral productions Jast year were :—Gold, 60,644oz., £226,206; silver ore, 18,045 tons, £202,000; copper, 4758 tons, £329,618 j tin, 2401 toes, &lt;£148,981 ; coal, 42,196 tons, £35,757. Lightand and party, at Garangula, had a trial crushing of seven tons for a result of 16oz 5dwt. The tributors in Conundrum mine are putting through eight or nine tons to test the new shoot. Adams Brothers, at the Manley Reef, are still raising stone quite as good as that last treated. The recent rains caused floods in the Abercrombie River, Trunkey, and all the miners (of whom there were a goodly number) fossicking in the bed of the river were flooded out, ana it is unlikely that they Will get back into the river this season. Mr. Inspector Milne, of the Mines Department, inspected the mines in this division las...
THE COMING ELECTION. (TO THE EDITOR "WESTERN CHAMPION.") [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 4 March 1898
j THE eOMBBEOlBOia (to THE EDITOR " WESTERN CHAMPION.") Sir,—As the general election ap proaches local interest is daily increas ing. Several candidates are already buckling on their armour, and are grinding their political tomahawks for the coming fray. Two or three have, I believe, spoken on the situation. But at present the fight seems to be be tween two particular candidates— Mr. Reymond for the Protectionists, and Mr. Gardiner for the Free Traders. There are three Parties inp Parliament and the followers of the Labor Party in the Ash'ournham electorate, of which I believe there are a good many in the Parkes district, may well ask " Where do we come in ?" Personally I see very little difference in the policies, as they affect the workers, of Mr. Gar diner and Mr. Reymond, except one supports a fairly democratic Gov ernment while the other would sup port a monoplistic one. There are reforms to be gained, and I say to the workers of Ashburnham that hurrahing and voting for men who...
Intercolonial News. SYDNEY, THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 4 March 1898
SYDNEY, Thursday. Wheat is quoted at 3* 5d to 4s Id ; chickwheat at 2s lid to 3s 2d. Responding to the toast of his health, at the conclusion of the test match, Stoddart complained bitterly of the insulting conduct of a section of the spectators during the English men's tour, and the comments of a portion of the press. Aurucn has been scratched for all engagements at the V.B.C. meeting, having gone wrong. The body of Mrs. Glover, who murdered her six children near Hobart, was found in the river. The dead bodies'of all the children were found with their throats cut. There ia no news of the overdue French mail steamer Fiado, and the worst fears are entertained, A whole family at Oaulfield, Victoria, named Dobell, were poisoned through eating preserved beef. The victims are all out of danger but suffered severely. Rumours are rife of grave disaeneion in the Detective Department. A feeling of jealousy and antagonism is said to permeate all ranks, and a regular reign of discord prevails....
Latest Intelligence. [BY CABLEGRAM.] LONDON, WEDNESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 4 March 1898
st I ina —■— —o fEy Cablegram."] LONDON, Wednesday. The English preBB publish articles questioning whether the Russian and German assurances are sufficient to ensure Great Britain equality of com mercial opportunity at Port Arthur and Kiachou. British negotiations are proceeding with Russia and Gfermany for the occupation of places, on the China coast. The contract .for the Chinese loan has been signed and made redeem able in 45 years. The Russian Government are pres sing for the dismissal of British en gineers employed on Chinese rail ways.
Condobolin. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 4 March 1898
(from our own correspondent.) The recent rains have given a good sho3t to ttie grass, and all kinds of stock are in first-class condition. Operations on all the selections are in full swing, and it is believed a very large area will be put under cul tivation. Severai large selectors are negotiating with others in the district to work on the halves system, and a lot of practical farmers are visiting the district with a view of entering into contracts. A large number of men are now being engaged for the laying of the pipes for the waterworke scheme. Several parties of prospectors are passing the township en route to new fields, which are very favorably spoken of. Mr. Reg. Reuben, a son of Mr. C. A. Reuben, of the Royal, has gone to Sydney to enter articles with Mr De Saxe, the well-known metropoli tan dentist. At a general meeting of the Pastoral and Agricultural Association, held on Tuesday, Mr. M'Lean was appointed president, Messrs. Scott and Maitland vice-presidents, Mr. G. G. Dri...
RELIGIOUS MEMORANDA. SUNDAY, MARCH 6, 1898. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 4 March 1898
© susfbay, MARCH G, 1898; Church of England, Parkes 11 and 7.30; Cook's Myalls 3.— Rev A.G Cress well. I / Wesleyan Church. lirarkes 11, Bindogundra 3, Mr J Jelbart : parkes 7-30, Currajong 2,30, Mr H J Flet cher, Kadina 3, Mr J. Crelliu. \ Presbyterian Church, Haynes Bros 11, Peak Hill 7.30, Warge Rock—Rev w Finlay Brown.
Settlement Leases. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 4 March 1898
Settlement Leases. The settlement leases as under, formerly within Bruio Plains holding, have been pet apart and will be avail able on and after 24th April':-—Por tion 20, 2681a, pariah Salisbury, capital value £1563 18a 4d, annual rent £19 lis, survey fee £19 5s, im provements valued at £102 18s lid, —Portion 21, 2716a, parish Salisbury, capital value £1584 6s 8d, annual rent £19 16s Id, survey fee £19 5s, improvements valued at £139 12s 4d. —Portion 22, 2715a, parish Salis bury, capital value £1583 15s, annual rent £19 16s, survey fee £19 5s, im provements valued at £106 13s 4db
ORANGE RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 4 March 1898
The following handicaps have been declared for the principal events to be run off at the above meeting Opening Handicap.' st. lb. E Ingersole's Kelso 10 0 Geo. Townsend's Stanmore ... 9 7 J T Watson's Dumb Girl ... 8 12 F Forth's Rosalind ... ... 8 6 D Williamson's Gipsy Girl ... 8 0 E Ingersole's Ailie ... ' ... 7 9 J L Brown's Reverie ... 1 7 3 J Gaze's Caigan , ••• >•!>' 6 10 J E Larnach's Goldfinch ... 6 7 M JLawler's Housewife ... 6 7 Town Plate. E Ingersole's Kelso ... ... 9 12 J T Watson's Dumb Girl ... 8 10 J P O'Loughlin's Iolanthus ..4 8 8 F Forth's Rosalind ... ... 8 4 J T Chapman's Jack the Robber; 8 2 D Williamson's Gipsy Girl ... 7 12 J H Butler's Mervelleux ... 7 7 W R Cortis* Diver ... ...; 6 7 • F Stahl's Blacksmith ... ... 6 7 J E Larnach's Goldfinch ... 6 7 O.J.O. Handicap. E Ingersole's Kelso ... ... 9 10 J T Watson's Dumb Girl ... 8 9 J P O'Loughlin's Iolanthus ... 8 7 J T Chapman's Jack the Robber 8 0 D Williamson's Gipsy Girl ... 7 10 J H Butler's Mervel...
Alectown. [Newspaper Article] — Western Champion — 4 March 1898
(FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) I Mr. G. Stanford's "thrasher" iB making a tour of this district and is doing good work. It has just put through Mr. Davey's Jot and the yield has been most satisfactory. One paddock of oats yielded as high as 13£ bags to the acre. The oats are of splendid quality. Matters in general are nearly as dull here as at Farkes, and that's saying something. There is to be a cricket match here on Saturday next between the Billybungers and our team. A most enjoyable game is anticipated. On Saturday afternoon last a match untried v single took place, which resulted in the old 'uns getting a great dressing, but they fancy their chance on Saturday week when the return is to be played. The local sweep, in connection with the Newmarket, resulted in Mr. J. Spplett drawing first prize, Mr. J. William second, and Mr. " S^ndy" ! Alexander third. | Mr. J. Whitmill, of Wombin, has | had the misfortune to injure his finger to such an extent that he has had to seek surgical a...