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YOURIE. (From a correspondent). [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 30 June 1899
YOUBIE. - (From a correspondent). Mb. Dueie, Inspector of Schools, waB here on the 22nd instantand inspected the local school. He repressed him. eelf as highly pleased with the way in which the pupils had progressed since hie last vi. it. He granted Miss Bell Sutherland n certificate. The present maize crops are the best . ever remembered by the oldest hands. Mr. J. Lawler is engaged on the job ©fereefcinga neat -cottage for Mr. R Sutherland. ' This latter gentleman in tends' to enter upon dairying pursuits. Mr. Bathgate, the Boad Superinten dent was out here oa a short visit the flther day and marked ont some of the JP^f parts of the road for attention. ^ The latest published figures in con ; aectioD with thtf Referendum give 107i274 tor tie Bill, and 82.701 .•gainst,; .This gives the Bil', so far, a majority of 24,573. . Adelaide reports, that an anonymous donor has forwardpd the sum of , £10,000 to the School of Mines.
Death of Mr. William Cullen. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 30 June 1899
Death of Mr. William Cullen I By the death of Mr. W. Oullen, which took place about midnight on Friday last, the district loses one of the few of those settlers who battled with stout hearts against the difficulties incidental to pioneer work in this colony. These men do work hardly second to the statesmen patriots who devote their time and rare ability to moulding and guiding tbe destinies of a nation. In fact, the two national developments go band in hand—the intelligent, stout-hearted pioneer settler, iar removed from friend or relative, subduing Nature's wild wastes, and the senator in the legisla tive halls devising laws for the com fort, progress and peaceful government of the people. And the late Mr. Oullen was not of those who came to this country with the advantage of influential friends and the assistance of a subbtantial banking account. Born in Somersetshire (Eng ) of yeo man parents, he, at an early age, fol lowed the occupation of a farmer, at which he became most prof...
OUR TELEGRAMS. (FROM OUR SYDNEY CORRESPONDENT.) Sydney Tuesday, [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 30 June 1899
OUR TELEGRAMS (Fbom odb Sydney Correspondent.) Sydney Tuesday, The Ministry has been re-construc ted with Reid as Attorney General, Carrutbers Treasurer, Yijung Minister for Lands, Lee Minister for Works, Hughes Minister for Justice, Cullen vice-President Executive Council. In the case Hobbes versus Reece for alleged malicious prosecution tried before Mr. Justice Owen and a jury of four, the plaintiff was awarded £250 damages. Sydney, Thursday. Butter, creamery and factory lOd, dairy 8d to 9d, pastry 6|d to 7|d; bacon, 61 to 8d ; hains, 8d to 9 Jd ; chesBe, 4Jd to 6d ; eggs, l/l to 1/2 ; fowls, 2s to 3s j ducks, 2/6 to 3/6d. A serious accident occurred on board the ship Marion Ballantyne at Newcastle, oue of the windlass bars striking a cook on the head and killing him on the spot. Two olher men were knocked down md severely injured. Mr. E Jruund Barton was entertained last night by the leading local Fede ralists of Annandale and accorded a eplendid ovation. He said it was the duty ...
WHEN PARLIAMENT MEETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 7 July 1899
WHEN PARLIAMENT MEETS It is expected that the position of the Government will be challenged immediately the Houses meet. Mr. Barton is understood to be averse to hostilea ction until Federation has been got rid of. Meanwhile, h owever, the majority of members on the Opposition side, as well as those of the Minister ialists who believe that they bave been betrayed by the Government over - the Federation question, are talking of coalescing for an early attack on the Administration, The Opposition as a body is diseatiB6ed with Mr- Barton's leadership. He iB at present the chief of only a limited section, and that a section with which the majority of the party is quite out of sympathy. Mr. Barton's end of the party is limited to Mr. See, Mr. Wise, Mr. Copeland, Mr. D. Thompson, and a few others who have been from the first associated with the Any-price movement. Even if he made an attempt on the Treasury benches, he would not have the sup port of Ministerialists who have broken with the...
" Evil to him who evil thinks." THEY SAY: [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 7 July 1899
" Evil to him who evil Ihtnleti?' THEY SAT: That bo strong is the craze for the Bean champ Bhave in Centrilba that boys minus the incipient down on the upper lip patro nise the local barber; but Then when the item is included in the regular monthly account pater familias promptly expunges same and firmly declines to encourage such unnecessary expense. That the gentleman who at the Centrilba ball sat on the floor at the feet of his part ner did not mate a pose fit for an artist. That the long looked for " honest lawyer " \ has been found at Bombala—he had to leave. 1 That the yell heard at the Centrilba tennis ball came from Eurobodalla via Bats Head. That there will be new party develop ments when Parliament meets ; and That it iB quite on the boards that with the new shuffle of the cards G. H. Beid will find himself in a tight corner. That the cross polka is a graceful and re fined dance—a delightful change after the weary schottische-waltz-lancers programme. That the attempt of a ...
THE TRANSVAAL TROUBLE. Probability of Australians being Sent to the Seat of War. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 7 July 1899
THE TRANSVAAL TROUBLE. Probability of Australians being Sent to the Seat of War Major-Genera;. French, speaking to a Sunday Ttmee'repiveentalive recently, with reference to ; the trouble in the Transvaal, said that he fully expected at any moment to hear that war _had been declired. "" ' There are a great many English men there,' he continued, ' and it it not at all likely that they will con. tinue to remain in servitude and pay taxes without having anything to say in the government of the country. No; I hardly t hink Krujer will back down for he is a very obstinate man, and'the Boers themselves are eaten up with conci-it. They think that becausa th»y inflicted defeat on British troops before that they can do the same again ■ Do you Anticipate that the fighting wou'd be very severe.' &lt; Yes, very ; and though England, of course, would win in tho end, before mat ers hud'tinished there is no doubt that the'losses ou our side would be very heavy.' ' What are the British force...
The Jockey Sloan's Method. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 7 July 1899
- TheJockeySIo&n's Mfcthad.- - / Tats little fa an Is «ill a great per* ionage in England, ntid continues to lave morethsn anaveragenmonnt of iucce»B ;the English ooo'deB cramp the iriceof Lis mounts at the opening' of ;he. betting. . Sloan 1ms a following , of nad plungers, -who are sure to come to inancial grief. At the Newmarket Meeting, Sloan rode Tain Dutchess, ind on« of liia mad followers stood to ose £24,500, but tbe American horse man got his mount home; in the next race his mount was 2 to 1 which he succeeded in winning. In the Payne Stakes punters were mad enough to lay 1000 to 40 on bin mount, which he was igain successful in—the next three, races his followers came to grief. In the Welter Handicap his mount whipped round and left his backers in the soup after having accepted ll tolQ igainst him. At the finish of the day it was estimated that the balance was with the books. I have lately seen it asserted that 9!oan adopted this method of riiiing with the view of ...
CENTRAL TILBA GONCERT. (From a Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 7 July 1899
CENTRAL TILBA GONCERT. (From a Correspondent.) If the Central Tilba Tennis Club had reason to be satisfied with the ball on Friday evening, the concert on the fol lowing night should have gladdened the hearts of the promoters, for the Temperance Hall was packed in every parb, and many had to be content with standing throughout the entire }«r formance. The programme was a varied one.and some capital numbers wen; rendered, a nnmber of visitors contri bating materially to ^excellence of j tbe evening's entertainment. Several . pprfdftoera were recalled, and all through the programme met with tokens of approval. Mr. J". H. Crapp acted as chairman. Mrs- Hardy (piano) and Mr. Alfy (violin^ contri buted tbe initiatory item in exquisite style and were rewarded with rounds of applauEe which seemed very like an encore, the performers, however, did not re-appear. Mr. H. Bste was heard to advantage in that beautiful song " Noreen Moreen," - feelingly sung. That old favorite " Yesterday " lost n...
MACDONALD OF 'OMDURMAN. A Highland Soldier and his Stirring Career. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 7 July 1899
MACDONALD OF ' 01JDUEMAN. &. Highland Soldier and his Stir i .ring Career. [N Uie ancient days, the Highland clans, when they could find no better way, fought to keep their hands in. Much martial romance has gone with Highland blood, and the latest foot note to that story is the career of Colonel Macdonald. At 17 lie began with the Gordon Highlanders, that wonderful regiment which the btauti ful Duchess kissed into being. At 46 he is a full colonel of the British Army, an A.D.O. to the Queen, a C.B., and what not. He is broad of chcst, but f ever he puts on all his medals and orders, there will not be much room to spare. The whole figure is shapely, sinewy, the kind of framework that the mind governing it oan take any where and do anything with.' It Gis grace, distinction, all those attribated which you mean when you speak of style. There is a Southern idea 1:1)at Highlanders, as a race, are passing tall men, and at a Northern gathering you will hear the exclamation, ' What ...
He Fought For Dreyfus. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 7 July 1899
For Dreyfus The credit of Captain Dreyfus' rehabi litation is firstly due to his noble wife. Then to Maitre Demange, the grfflt counsel who has a gisted t he la&lt;1y to have the case re-opened. This clever man has entered into the matter with the same degree of enthusiasm that distinguished Dr. Kenealy in the Tich borne case. Since the Czar of Russia requested rhe Government of France to consider the circumstances of the unhappy captain's trial he has practi cally worktd at it solely, avoiding other business and employing upon it the whole of his skill and taients. It was he who did tin neceuary w >rk to have the hAnd writing on the bor dereau pronounced a forgery. This, as we kno*, was the beginning of the end, and the end is not reached yet. It is said in the cabins that Russia and England consider that France haa re habilitated herself in restoring "Drey fu« his unif >rm and rank and in grant ing him a new trial. Thii'is, hardly so as such a crime as Fiance com mit...
CHAPTER III. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 7 July 1899
CHAPTER If!. ' It is easy to see lliat you are a happy bi idpgroom,' laughed Sir Anthony Vaughan, as he.looked across the dinner-table at tho handsome flushed face of his guest. Gerald Coi'ew laughed too, but boisterously. « Why shouldn't a fellow look happy who's going to marry a beautiful girl with lots of money V •And you've been preparing for matrimony by burning all yonr lovc lettere, eh 1 You were so absorbed in j your task that you never heard me when I knocked at your door an hour ago, so I went away without disturbing you,' said a friend, who was to be his best man. Gerald started and changed colour, but he soon recovered himself, and an swered, airily: ' 01), I beard you, but I was busy destroying love-letters and compromi sing tokens of affection, and didn't want to de disturbed by auy of you fellows' ch»ff.' He was the life and soul of them all that night, ai.d although he drunk deep his spirits only grew more bois terous as the evening wore "on, At billiards, although h...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobargo Chronicle — 7 July 1899
WEEKLY CALENDAR. Days of the 1 D»j of 1 Son ] Fan | Moon " Week. | Month | Biaet | fet» ] Rises PaiDAT riy 7 | 7 1 | 5 0) 0 28 PATBBiiAT 8 j ■ 7 0 | 5 0 | 4 10 fiCHDA* „ 6 j 6 691 5 1 | 7 4! Monday „ 10 1 6 59 ( 6 l} 8 so TtrxBDAY i „ 11 I 6 58 i 5 2 | 8 61 W'DKKbD * | 12 6 68 I G 2 i 9 19 THPIBDsr I „ 131 fi 58 j 5 3 19 4!