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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 24 October 1902
An Obstacle to Beauty. 1 To a pretty girl, or handsome young; fl man, pimples are an abomination. T°fl have perfect features spoiled by little ? red blotcb.es all over the faco is exceed- ? ingly annoying, to say Hie least, yctH nearly all young people of the presett M day are troubled more or less with this ? complaint, Aibich, by the way, cannot U be treated properly by the use of cos- ? rneticE as we will explain -. — Pimples, ? face soree, Ac, are caused by the in- ? pure matter contained in the blood ? istriving to escape from the system. ? The akin contains thousands of little ? blood vessels, very, minute in size, ? which are called oapillarios j when one ? or tvro of theBe are stopped up hy ? foreign particles in the blood, a pimple a is tbe result. On the pimple coming m to a head, thief efuae matter is squeezed ? out, the capillary heals, and in a day ? or two all trace is removed. It will ? be clearly seen, therefore, that coe- ? moti.es cannot remove the cause of. a pimp...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 24 October 1902
Change of Business. The-. business lately carriod on by T. D. Oxley and Coy., has been pur chased by Messrs. Fitzgerald ^nd Tregaskis, who -will trade as Messrs. Fitzgerald and Coy. During his resi dence at Peak Hill, -Mi-. Fit%eraldhas proved himself a shrewd business njan, a splendid townsman, and a thorough gentleman. Mr. Tregaskis is an old identity, of the district. He recently carried on . an Hotel Business at Bul gandramine, and is highly 'respected and esteemed. The new firm should meet yith. that measure of success, that its '«jrt6rpriEe undoubtedly merits.
LATEST TELEGRAMS [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 24 October 1902
LATEST TELEGEAMS [By Wise.-] . The Qyeen returned from Denmark. She received an ovation at Calais, Dover, and London. - ?- The Legislative Assembly sat all last night debating estimates. The military vote was discussod. Sir Edmund Barton, and Sir William Lyne, left for Melbourne last night. She Mavor will officiallv welcome the 'former. A large Government meeting is to be hold in the Town Hall next week, ' Sir William Lyiie will be the chief speaker. A collision occurred last night near the Heads, between tho steamers Tionaand Willyama, the Tiona was rather badly damaged, tho cause of the collision in not clear. Tho Prpspect Reservoir, '. is still rising. The United Irish League Association pledged, itself to raise a hundred thou sand dollars yearly for the Irish Nationalist cause.
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 24 October 1902
Local and General. The recent McPhail Sports and Con cert yielded anet return of £45 odd. The Dubbo P. and. S. Board held a meeting on Tuesday, at which the loan of £250 asked for by the Babbit Board was granted, at 2^ per cent, interest, Public School Concert tonight. A Urge gathering of friends assem bled at the residence of Mr. Edwin Hodges, of Balderodgery on Wednesday the 8th inst., to bid adieu to Mr. Geo. Hando, who has purchased a property in Queensland and is removing thither. *v — — ?— - Rev. Oldham preached in St. Stephens Church, on Sunday evening last, the first sermon at Peak Hill since his ordination. Eead Fitzgerald and Coy's advertise ment in another column. The renowned Circus Proprietors, Messrs Fitzgerald Bros.', have pur chased the high jumper — Rattler. The figure paid -was £600. A first class Coach Painter from Paries, also a Trimmer is in tows, and may be found at Mr. John Bakes* 'Wheelwrighting establishment. Mr. J- Bakes advertises that he has ot sale a Dra...
Land Matters. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 24 October 1902
Land Matters. The following communication has been forwarded to us by, Mr. Clara, MX. A., member for tho district : — Sir, — I beg to inform you that as the outcome of certain questions tabled by me, relative to extension of time to pay rents and tho remission of interest, nneB, etc., the Secretary of Lands has decided to remit interest, fines, etc., on principal, to the end of year, and grant every concession ro extension of time in every caBe of hardship. I merely mention this as the question was finally answered this evening by the Minister personally in the House, and I would Eke all settlers to know same, as they could make early application. I have made representation to the Minister to bring the proposed Line of railway from Narromiue via Peak Hill to Parkes, before the Cabinet at an early date.
Editorial Notes. THE PEAK HILL WATER SCHEME. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 24 October 1902
Editorial Notes. THE PEAK HILL WATER SCHEME. The communication from the Department of Public Works, informing the local Council, that for the present, no money is available with which to carry on the work of constructing the various weirs infheBogan, will, no doubt, be received with gen eral disappointment. Ab it af fects the one near the Ten-mile Creek, is our more immediate concern. The scheme appeared such an economical, and at the same time, one calculated to be stow all the benefits which water conservation must necessarily impart, that we fondly hoped the work would be put in hand al most immediately. Had it been carried out in accordance with tbp. suffffestion of thp. InsDector. ? f-^fU ? — — ? j_- ? j Mr. Woods, it is only reasonable to suppose that ere long we should have had the much sought after, and long dhferred Peak Hill water scheme consummated. It had been proposed to force the water from the Weir into ; a reservoir on the summit of one of the overlooking hills. This...
Australian Bushranging—IN THE Early Days. CHAPTER IV. TASMANIAN GANGS.—Continued. THE EARLY DAYS IN NEWS SOUTH WALES DONOHOE, UNDEROOWD, AND WEBBER [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 24 October 1902
Australian Biisliranging -. Ef TEE : , Early Days. (B* ?Chmo.13 'White.) CHAPTER IV. TASilANIAN GANGS.— Continued. THE EABLY DATS IN NEW SOUTH 'WALES DOSOHOE. TTNDE'H'WOOD, AND. WEBBEIl Donohoe— black hat, uuperfine blue cloth coat lined with silk, surtout fash ion plaited ehirt (good quality), laced bobts rather worn et the toes and snuff coloured trousers. 'WalmBley— black r. hat shooting jacket with double pock ' ete blue cloth trousers, plaited shirt, and laced boots. Wobber— black hat, plaited shirt, with very handsome silk handkerchief round the neck, andlaced After shaking hands -with the carters tho bushrangers rode away, Donohoe eaying that if it were not for the large raward offered for him, he would go to Sydney, 'fence tho swag' and leave the country. , Quinn andBoyle immediately reloaded ?what was left into the carts and went into 'Windsor, and reported the matter to the chief constable, who proceeded himsolf with the horse police in search of the desperadoes. Black Jem...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 24 October 1902
The Best MUST SUFFER WHERE Sr ? Disease Attacks. ThaCaa* of Mrs. M. STEPHENS. (by ou» inosm.) *' A case which has engaged comidenM* public attention in the neighbourhood of Fyrmont was investigated by our repre tentative, whom we recently despatched fat that purpobc. On calling at No. 22 Mill* ?treet the scribe was informed by Mrs. Maria Stephens that she was the lady who had created so much discnBsion about an illness, and that if he would step inside he should receive a true version from beginning to end. ' To Btart with,' said Mrs. Stephens, ' I must tell you that I had nerer known what a day's Bickness was until I was attaoked with dyspepsia some time ago. I coma from a very healthy stock, but the best ol us must expect to suffer at some period of our lives. My complaint came on me quit* unawares. I suddenly found myself dawd ling about the house in a listless fashion, without being able to makeup my mind what I was going to do. Then I became cognisant of sharp twitching painB b...
In Memoriam Service. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 24 October 1902
In Memoriam Service Special Divine Service, to the me- mory of the late, Mrs. Beasley was held in the local Wesleyan Church on Sunday evening last. The sacred edifice was thronged to its utmost limit by an interested congregation, &nbsp; who joined enthusiastically in the solemn proceedings. The Church had been tastefully draped by Mrs. Hew- itt and Miss. Ritchie, and the folds of black cloth hanging from the pulpit harmonised to a great extent with the mournful feelings of the many wor- shippers. Mr. Yabsley, from Kadina kindly officiated at the organ, and the choir, under the able conductorship of Mr. Hewitt rendered special appropri- ate Hymns throughout. The Rev. B. Lane, from Parkes was the preacher. He took for his text the 166 Psalm, 15 verse, Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his Saints. He said that his object in holding an In Memoriam Service at this centre had been on. account of the many friends of the late Mrs. Beasley who, on account of the dist...
(To the Editor Peak Hill Express.) [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 31 October 1902
(To the Editor Peak Hill Exprcs&.JT art, — To again refer to the Zioologi cal curiosity discovered by me* at McPhail; and described in previoue issues. If any doubt remains in the public mind regarding the existence of these creatures, it should now be dis pelled, by the squirming; exhibited in your last issue, from the pen of one joi the species.' His impudence colls; for little -comment, 'since it so comple tely accords with the description pre viously given of him,: and his kind. His inky Bnarl is without doubt,: a ? most valuable and fitting ad-' dition to . the information re sulting fr m my investigations. How ever, as my aim has been so success fully attained, and my duty so satisfactorily performed, it would be as unnecessary as it would be absurd,' to take any further notice of the creature, or other of his kind. Therefore, I shall not again trespass upon your space. Trusting that the Office ink pot has not been upset by the squirms of thiB creature. I am, etc., Pro...
THE MUNICIPALITIES BILL. (To the Editor Peak Eill Express.) [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 31 October 1902
. THE MUNICIPALITIES BILL. (To the Editor Peak Hill Express.) Sir, — I trust that you will allow me epace to refer to the most important feature in the Municipalities Bill now before Parliament. In that Bill an alternative method for raising rates is proposed. The present policy is to levy upon nine teiiths of the fair average rental value ?of land and improvements, or upon 5 percent, of the capital value of unim proved land. This' way .of raising revenue means, that owners of fully -improved lands pay the highest rates, , vrliile those .who1 have partly im proved, or idle lands, p.ay the lowest. In other words, good healthy houses are rated heavily, and insanitary hovels lightly. Tho most enterprising people in Peak Hill are taxed the most, wlule the owners of idle land who benefit by -the expenditure of public money and every increase in population, do not give a fair return tothe public, for tho advantages which tliey receive. Here is an example to show the exact operation of the...
BENEFITS OF PROTECTION. [To the Editor Peak Hill Express.] [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 31 October 1902
' BENEFITS OF PROTECTION. ? v (To the Editor Peak Hill Express.; Sir, — Mr. Growlmret seems to think that 2ilr. Fletcher can get .along with out my help ; but, as he iakes up tlio cudgels for Mr. Stewart, he evidently thinks that the hitter cannot get along without his help. Well, perhaps he is right in each instance. 'Protection- ist ' is iiery enough, but I admit such a degre6?of opacity as to be quite un able to see the point of his letter. My mind is ever open to leam how to benefit the country at large, and I. shall be glad, of tho assistance of your very eble correspondents to clear up my difficulties vrith regard to Protection to the settlers of these parts. It soems to me that, in seasons when good crops prevail throughout the Commonwealth, ?wheat and wool sell atfreetrade prices ; that is the price these fetch in the principal markets of the world, less the expense of transporting them thither. If this be not the case, will our friends kindly show where I am in error ? In b...
Original Correspondence. Australian Bushranging IN THE Early Days. CHAPTER IV. TASMANIAN GANGS.—Continued. TOE EARLY DAYS IN NEW SOUTH WALES DONONOE, UNDERWOOD, AND WEBBER [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 31 October 1902
Original Correspondence. [ifoliile our columns are at all times open for the publication of matter calculated to be of. interest ttotttj^adera, we do not ne cessarily identify ourselves -with! the opinions expressed, under tliis heading.] Australian Bushranging If:'/ :/:VV'..; ?? Ef THE ^y/. '.''? ?'?': Uarly Days. '?-.'. ? (Br Charles Wn.rtE.) ? . CHAPTER IV. TASMANIAN GANGS.— Continued. _:. : TJCE EA.RLY DAYS IN NEW SOUTH WAIES ? DOXOHOE. IKJDEBWOOD, AST) WEBBER And bucIi Justice of the Peace is hereby authorised and required, upon euoh application forthwitli, to cause every such lobourer and other servant, to come before him and enquire into such facts as aforesaid ; and it shall appear, to the satisfaction of the said Justice of the Peace, that such labourer or other servant, is hot at large con trary to the fidid regulations, such Justice shall grant a certificate to liliat effect, under his hand, to such householder, settler, or other person so applying, and it shall be lawful...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 31 October 1902
NOTICE ? - ' '? $F ???? V PURCHASE OF BUSINESS. ? ? ? ?? ;.' . — We beg to state that We have Purchased FROM . Messrs. T. D. Oxley & Co., the Aviiole of the 0tee& Want & of their. Peak Hill Business, THE STOCK ? consists of General : :??:. : : Drapery. [The New Season's Goods hav ing only just arrived.] Boots and Shoes, ironmongery, AND Produce. As we were fortunate in getting this Splendid Stock ^ve intend hy Tray of INTRODUCTION of the NEWFiRM, to hold a . Two Weeks9 Gash Sale, commencing on Saturday, 25th October, and closing on Saturday, 15th November, when we will eiVE OUR CUSTOMERS the full benefit of the Concessions received by us. We intend to fairly SLAUGHTER THE STUFF, and the GOODS WELL BE SOLD AT PRICES that will Fairly Astonish You Don't Forget It. LOOK OUT FOR HANDBILLS. FitzgefaliF A1SD Tregaskis, CASWELL-ST., Peak Hill* WatsonlMcKay . . (Late p^J. WisTcojT) ? ? PAINTERS & TRIMMERS, are at - .... ? - PEAK HltL, FOR A FEW WEEKS ONLY, and...
District Intelligence. PARKES. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 31 October 1902
District Intelligence. ^ (Fbom Ope Exchakoes.) ^ PARSES. 7 ' . Some 50 ladies inet at tljo CounDil ,, ' ChainWa oh Tuesday afternoon for4 the purpose of discussing their newly gained politicnl privileges. After dis? : - cussion Mrs. W. Finlay Brown moved': ' That the ladies of Parkes form them selves into an Association with a rievr : of utilising the- political privlligo ? which has been conforrodupon them.' This was seconded by Mrs. Miller arijl carried unanimously. The Mayoress'- ' was elected president; Mesdames'W'.' Finlay Brown and C. ^.Graham, joint hon. secretaries ; Mrs. Bowflitch, hon, treasui^er ; and the subscription fixed at Is per annum. . ' . -??-'..-,: During tho week the Rev. Father Campion sold his well-known stylish: . black mare, by ' Douglas,' to a Syd ney buyer for £50. This handsome mare, which was bred by Father Campion, last year took first prifcias at the Parkes, 'Condobolin, and Peak Hiii shows.. ? .; ; r j..:
NARROMINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 31 October 1902
NARROMINE. JLue special meeting of tho Council called for Monday evening last to con sider how the grant of £430 for tho Di.'Jn western road should be expended, ieJJ i hrough, owing to their not being , a quuium present. ? Umsshoppers are plnyirj? Imvoo wiih the little bit of crop, tmtl p.'-o \}:q gruas around tlie districr. jus!, now. Pome of tho fflimers have staited f? ont, the crop being so short that it is impossible to do anything with tho reaper and binder, which will not tie it— so the old mower is being brought into uso again. The greater number :of form ers have let their cultivation paddocks till Christinas for sheep, getting some return for their year's labor, and ex- ' pense.. . . -' ,_ *
Grasshopper Plague. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 31 October 1902
Grasshopper Plague. The following is from the Kansas -Agriculturist, U.S. : — ' The former grasshopper plague in this State is now a source of profit, as it furnishes an abundance of food for turkeys, and turkey^ breeding has developed into a great industry here; ' Enough turkeys are raised to keep the grasshoppers under control and protect the cereal crops from injury (relates a Chicago journal). The Kansas farmer took his cue from the San Joscmin Valley, where enormous flocks of turkeys: feed and fatten annually on grasshoppers. \ .' ??''? . -'?-..-? - ?- £.?? ,^;j.j-.:;sni^rf.5i-!:.-ffi9
DUBBO. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 31 October 1902
DUBBOJ ^-|' Mr; E^Elnsella, of the local iSuiToy, offioo, while plajin^^rickotjit'-^eiTo- ? his thighk, andx is 'laid ' «p; in 'eonse- ?'- quenoe. * ? Tho property, well known as Mat thewB Bi-os.' farm, was offered at auc tion by Mr. E. N. Blackott on Wednes day, but though there was a fair at tendance, and an evident desire to- secure the property, the price offered did not reach the reserve: Dr. E. 0. Hope has disposed of his practice to Dr. Sturges, and will leave Dubbo in about a month's time.