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English Cricket Fixtures. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 3 June 1899
English Cricket Fixtures. June 1 — At Nottingham, England v Australia (Tcsf.) June 5— At Lord's, v M.C.C and Ground. June 8 — At Cambridge, v the Uni versity. June 12 — At Bradford,, v York shire. Juno 15 —At Lord's, England v Australia (Test.) Juno 19— At Portsmouth, v Oxford University.' Juno 22— At Leicoster, vLoicoster sbire. June 2G —At Derby v Derbyshire. Juno 29— At Leeds, England v Australia (Test.) July 3 — At Nottingham, y Notts. July G — At Truro, v An Eloves of England. July 10— Vacant. July 13 — At Bristol, v Gloucester shire. July 17 — At Manchester, England v Australia (Test.) July 20 -Match at Crystal Palace. July 21— At Kennington Oval, at Surrey, July 27 — At Brighton, v Sussex. July 31 -At Lord's, v M.C.C aDd Ground. Aug 3 — At Portsmouth, v Hamp shire. Aug 7 — At Birmingham, v War wickshire. Aug 10 — At Canterbury, v Kont. Aug 11— At Keniiington Oval, England v Australia (Test.) Aug .'17— At Cheltenham, v Glou cestershire. Aug\21 — At Lord's, v Middiossex. Aug 2 ...
Bourke Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 3 June 1899
Bourke Races. The first day's races in connection with the annual meeting of the Bourke Jockey Club were contested on Wed- nesday last. The results were : - Opening Handicap, 15 sovs., six furlongs. — Caroline 9.5, 1: Storm King 7.8, 2 : Lady 7.8, 8. ??? Darling River Handicap, 10 sovs., seven furlongs. — ATenal 8.2, and ^Spider 7.5, dead heat : Mabel 6.12, 8. Central Australian Handicap, 50 sovs., ouo mile and a furlong. — Have- lock 8.8. 1 : Misfortune 7.1L, 2 : Car oline 9.1, 8. Won easily. Toohey's Handicap, 10 gs., seven furlongs. — Mabel 9.11, 1 : Avenal 10. 11, 2 : Young Australian 9.9, 8. Shorts Handicap. — Doubloon 1, Bob 2, Sateen 8. Second Day. The Bourko Jockey Club's annual meeting was continued on Friday. Tho results wore : — Flying Handicap, 16 sovs., Citizen 1, Garnet 2, Young Australian 8. Stewards' Purse, 10 sovs., Ta Ta 1, Mabel 2, Storm King 8. Bourke Jockey Club Handicap, 40 sovs., 1 mile: — Havelook 9st., (McKenna), 1 : Misfortune 7.12, (Davis), 2 : Lady 7.5, (...
THE BLACK BAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
THE BLACK BAND. Though mauy long years have passed away sicce tee dread incidents occurred tbat I am about to relate, tbe vivid impress, the horror of the awful adventure, remains indelibly fixed | upon my memory. It was on Septcmer 3rd, 1849. that, accom panied by a tried and trusted friend, I entered Cordova on my errand of life or death. ror enreo uaya truvcmuK Du uiuidb, in tvud ttu intense reliol at last to draw up witb the kautr ledge tbat we should be pretty sure of a com fortable lodging in a decent hostel. Cordova, we found, was u. thorough Spanish town all over, from its pointed pavement to its cbimnnyless roofs, with its grated balconies, and its green blinds. But what was it that had struck me and arrested my attention, causing me to Bhudder »o I thought of my dangerous mission. It was not tbe Christian Cathedral, nor the Moorish Mosque, nor the five or six palm trees shaking their verdant fans. No ; but it was tbe long, continuous, splendid horizon bobind tbe city, form...
EQUAL TO THE EMERGENCY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
EQUAL TO THE EMERGENCY. I'liddkr : Excuse me, sir, but I am iutoo duoinga nnw kind of bair-brush. Perkins t Much obliged to you, but I don't care to be introduced to a new kind of hair brush. I bave all 1 can do getting along with old kinds of hair-bruibes.and really haven't tbe lime io meei new kibcis. Peddler : But this brush will restore the hair. Perkins : Don't doubt it, but I don't want my hairiestored. You see, these are hard times, and I'm glad to be saved the expeuie of having to get it cut— glad I'm bald, you know. Truly I haven't any use for it. Peddler i I've only eno left— Perkins : Thon, my dear fellow, I could. -t think of depriving you of it— take it borne with you and use it if needs be. It shall never be said that 1 deprived a poor wanderiug peddler of tbe only hair-brush ho had loft. Good meroing.
A MINER'S HEROISM. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
A MINER'S HEROISM. Heroes abound in every walk of life, aud many a noble act of devotion and self-sacrifice goes unpublished and unknown. A serious accident, followed by a genuine act of heroism, occurred recently in a 'Western mine iu the United States A miuer by the nano of William Friead bad prepared and lighted two shots ia a shaft forty feet deep, aud was being hoisted out by a com panion, William Overland. As he reached the ton of the shaft, the barrel upon which ho was standing became detached from the rope, and Friend was precipitated to the bottom, upon the burning fuse His right leg was broken in two places^ and he wis so bruited and stunned that he lay quite still , awaiting the horrible death from tbe coming explosion wbioh seemed inevitable. Without a thought of personal danger, but thoroughly alive to his comrade's fearful peril, Overland throw the rope down again, and madu it fast to tbo windlass. He seized it, and slipping, sliding, bund over hand, descended rapidly ...
BOYS WILL BE BOYS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
BOYS WILL BE BOYS. Au amusing story is tuld of the King of Greece, who is, as is well known, the Princess of Wales'a youngest brother. When Vrincn George was ohosen King of tbe Hellenes, be was a lad of sevcutoeu or eighteen, and in a state ef tutelage at tbe Royal Naval School of Denmark. One day tho yonng Prince, when luncheon-time arrived, flung down his boeks gaily, and rushed out to tbe pastrycook's in schoolboy fusblun to buy .Home tarts. Tbe tarts bad been wrapped up in a piece of Lewspaper, and Frincn George was just in the act of ' shy ing ' the paper at the head of a schoolfellow, when he saw bis own name in big letters at tbe tup of a column. Princo George carelessly read it. Great was bis amazement when a few lines acquainted him with the destiny before him, aud tbat be had been chosen by the Great Powers as tbe King of Greece. But he was evidently still but u acbo ilboy, for we am further told that, on his way through France to Marseilles, where tho young king was to em...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
Notice. THE public aro warned against cashing CHEQUE No. 39011 in favor of 42U1. 'fluted 1st March, for £1G Is Id, on tho Com mercialBank.Nyngun, signed P. J. KELLY Federal Constitu tion. SUBMISSION TO THE ELECTORS OF NEW SOUTH WALES. It is hereby notified for general in formation that a Writ has this day been issued in connection with the juestion of the submission of the Australasian Federal Constitution to the electors of New South Wales for icceptance or rejection ; and that tho following arrangements have been made for taking the Poll in the por tion of the aforesaid Colony known as She Electoral District of Oobar under ;he Parliamentary Electorates and EieciiojjB Act of 1893. Polling- Places. Cobar, Curraweena, Gongolgon, Billagoe, The Meadows, Wuttagoonn Mt Boppy, Coolabah, Monkey, Tank, irooka, Compadore, Gundabooka, Qouth, Buddabadah, Canonba, Giril imbone, Hermidalo, Nyngan, Wright alle, Girilambone Copper Mine, Tar soon, Double Gates, Tiltargara, Tbe Peak, Meryula Siding,...
General Information. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
General Information. Fried wasps are a Chinese delicacy. The beat rubies come from Burmah. Singing practice wards off consump tion. In Turkey they call the bicycle the ' devil's chariot.' If eyelashes are out, they weaken the eyesight. Opium in obtained from the unripe fruit of the white poppy. It is said that over 200,000 books have been written about tho Bible. Smoking is permitted in the prisons of Belgium as a reward for good con duct. An inoh of rain means that the quan tity which falls upon an acre of ground weighs 100 tons. Eighty-five per cent, of the people who are lame are affected in the left side. Cork, if sunk 200ft. in the ocean, wil not rise, on account of the prossure. of the water. Superstition is so common in Paris that cards tastefully embellished and containing a list of ' hours to be avoided ' are extensively sold. A favourite mode of suicide among the African tribes who dwell near Lake NyaBsa ia to wade into the lake and calmly wait for a crocodile to open its ...
THE FATAL DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
THE FATAL DANCE. ND you .re really going, Fred, old fellow F So gl»d !' ?? Bab, Jack i boab! You know you (bn't care » rush whether I go or »ot, and that jour 'ohiet, ami, I may say, only, anxiety is ? as to whether Dolereswillbeat the fete. Let mum at ones. She mil. Bat it wan bard work t» persuado bee. You Icdow there was a talk of her goiug iato retirement in a convent for some time. She had forsworn dancirguud all ether Ml tie social allurements ; but my Inez ; managed it all splendidly.' ' When did you see Inez, Fred T' 'I was there' last night. But, I say, Jack, yeu must keep your eyes open in courting her sister, Dolores. That beggar, Juan Lerigo, is pretty fir gone in that quarter. He iB a man I don't at all like, and the faet that Dolores deteits him makes ms all tho more anxious to put yeu or your guard. He is goiug to the ball, so keep clear of a row. ? . ' You bavo touched ms in my weak point, Fred; and I am conviuced that if that Satanic* evil-looking Cuban don't stick ...
THE TABLE WATCHMAKER. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
THE XAREY WATCHMAKER. A watchmaker, not a hundred miles from Galashibls, was well known to be very slow, and to keep jobs a very long time. Once he had a watch to repair, and the party having got on tho ' fuddle ' went and ' listed, and forgot all about his watch. He served his twenty-one years, and having returned to his native town, he thought he would call on tho watch maker and get his watch. Meeting him at the door, the soldier inquired if his watch was ready. 'Mon,' said tho watchmaker, 'I am just going to start on it.'
WHAT HIS FATHER SAID. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
WHAT HIS FATHER SAID. Inspector of Village Sohool (question ing olttBa) : * Now, my boy, what h an island V Pupil (dejectedly) : ' I dnnno, air.' Inspector : 'Well, for inBtanoe, could I ride from hero to France ?' Pupil (brightening up): 'Nob, Bir, that yer couldn't ; for foyther saw yor on boas back t'other day, and aednshow he'd lay a struck match against a second hand chew of tobacco yer couldn't roide ? moile without a-wobbling off.'
Transvaal Trouble. UNSUCCESSFUL CONFERENCE. SHAKES DEPRESSED. PRESS OPINIONS. LONDON. THURSDAY [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
«« Transvaal Trouble. UNSUCCESSFUL CONFERENCE. Shabes Depeessed. press opinions. LONDON. TmmsDAY The conference between Sir Alfred Milner and President Kruger has proved abortive, and as a result there is a sharp fall in the Rand shares on the London Stock Exchange. The ?' Times ' says that Kruger's proposals are inadmissible to arbitra tion upon subordinate points. It re marks that it -would be an net of grate, but arbitration on matters of principle is out of the question. ThR ' Stiindard ' says the suzer ainty of Great Britain over the Tr.ins v al cannot be bartered away, and if stronger measures are required they will be taken in order to make Great Britain paramount in reality.
Topics of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
Topics of the Week. Inland readers of the metropolitan press are no doubt embarrassed by the conflicting comments and the contra dictory reports. Mauy want still to know which' papers are telling the truth. Well, as it has been .ibund antly shown that the Daily Telegraph on January 28 last, the eve of the conference of Premiers, supported a ' secret conference' and notwithstand ing its complete exposure, still dubs the Amended Bill with sinister intent the ' Secret Conforenco Bill' through out its columns, the fair-minded elec tors must see on which side of the metropolitan press fearless truth has ~ An.,i n*-,A cVinivinlnea m on A n -*-! f, V lfl given publicity. Tho sacred truth is abhorrent to the anti-Federal metro politan press. Poor old William John Lyne— another anti-Federal John — has cast his lot- or little— in with the anti Federalists. What do tho farmers think of this? Also what do the Protectionists think of this? It is understood that there are two reasons for Mr Lyne'...
Australian Eleven The Test Match. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
Australian Eleven The Test Match. The first te3t match between the Australians and Englishmen was played at Nottingham, and resulted in a draw. The weather was glorious, the wicket fast and altogether in favor of tL batsmen. 20,000 spectators watched tho match. The Australians scored 251 in their first innings, and the Englishmen were dismissed for 193. The Australians closed their second innings at 280, for 8 wickets. Hill scored 80. Iu the second in nings the Englishmen lost 7 wickets for 155, when the time allowed for the m itch was exhausted, it being then drawn. B-injitsiuhji scored 93 not out. He saved the home team. The second test match will be com mfinnp.d at. Lords on Thursdav. 15th June. ?
LOVE'S TELEGRAPH. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
LOVE'S TELEGRAPH. [ Amos Ambler was a poor, but fashionable young man. His clnl his were made without a wrinkle by a fashionable tailor. He woro a fashionable Alaska diamond pin, a massive plated chain, and the wristbands of his im maculate sbirt were secured by a pair of bronzo sleovo buttons representing a skull and a pair of His face was fail, but sorrowful in its expres sion, and cot wittieut reason, for bis beait was haunted with tbe roelar choly recollections of a lest love. The objeot of his supposed misplaoed affec tions was a certain Mibs Minerva Muddleton, who resided with her indulgent parents in an elegant bouse. They had met at a church soci able during tho previous winter. She had in vited him to call at her bouse. He bad accep ted tho invitation, and an intimacy had arisen between them that afforded him many bright promises of future happiness ; but, alas for him all human hopes are vain, and tbo brightest dreams of earthly life are but fleeting. Old Huddleton, aa Amo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
CARPETS, ? BEDSTEADS - AND - BEOB1NG AND WHEKK TO GET IT, A. HALL AND COMPANY, COKNEB, GEOEGB AND LIVERPOOL STREETS. ' DRAWING-ROOM SUITE, D1NING-KOOM SUirE, Very Strong In Tapestry And Plush, Coucb, Pair All Spring-aoated and Padded Back ? guineas, at HALLS. ? HALL b ? BEDROOM SUITE, Walnut Color. FULL SIZE HALF-TESTER BED* Wardrobe, Plote-glasa Door and STEAD, Brasa Rail, Double-wiro Drawers, Duchese Cheat Drawers, with Mattress, and Sot Beat Bedding, Clans attaohed, Marblo-top Wash- £3 !»»? „ , , , stand, Towel Kail and Cane 50 Latest Design Bedatends Sulphide Corporation Limited, COCKLE CBEEKWOBKS, N.S.W. Ores & Concentrates pur . chased on specially favourable tariff for nett cash. A. E. SAVAGE, Manager, Cookls Creek. Conservatoire of Music, West Cobar, N.S.W. MRS. - 'PLATTEN, Pupil of Signors Garcia and Sevig nani, and Dr. Wi/lde, MISS LAXIShTr PLATTEN, Senior Honors Sydney College of Music, Scuior Honors Australmn College of Music, BECEIVE PUPILS FOB Singing, Violin, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
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