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Local and General [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
Local and General Licensing Court. — The next special li- censing Court for Cobar will be held on the 19th inst. Wood's Great Peppermint Cure for Coughs and Colds never fails, 1/6 and 2/6. Land Sale. — A quantity of Crown lands on Merri Merrigal will be offered for sale at Hillston on the 30th inst. Common at Ivanhoe. — A temporary com- mon of 2,050 acres at the village of Ivanhoe, county of Mossgiel, is gazetted. Pastoral Lease Forfeited. — Pastoral lease 166, Taringa Downs, area 60,300 acres, in the land district of Cobar, William Springthorpe Dowel lessee, is to be forfeited on the 27th, for non-payment of rent. For Asthmatical Coughs and Colds, Wood's Peppermint Cure, 1/6 and 2/6. A Reporter's Little Joke. — Mr Fegan, the professional anti-liquor member of the N.S.W. Assembly, announced one night lately in tones of peppery scorn, 'Whisky &nbsp; makes men genial for a time.' Hansard next day carried the misprint to the country, 'Whisky makes me genial for a time.' &am...
Roman Catholic Concert. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
Roman Catholic Concert. The entrance tariff of 'three and two ' &nbsp; prevented quite such a crush at the concert on Thursday night as the usual unpretend- ing Colonial Robert might have led to, but there was a very fair house, a very good show, and the management raked together £16 odd anyway. The most effective pro- cess known to Cobar science for extracting precious metal is to half-open a door and stand at it, providing you have an entertain- ment on the other side of it and have pre- viously started operations with an ad. in that unblemished family journal the Cobar Herald. That's so. But to the concert. The inspiriting blasts of the Band having brought round the crowd, a start was made considerably after eight with a pleasing pianoforte overture by Miss Kinkead, and the different numbers followed one another with a creditable absence of wait. The only item &nbsp; of undue length was the intermission for this isn't the shandy season, and concert audiences are l...
Municipal Council. TUESDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
Municipal Council. TUESDAY. Present : Aldermen Snelson (Mayor) James, Morrison, Kinkead, Bailey, and Musgrove. The minutes of last meeting were adopted on the motion of Aldermen Kinkead and Bailey. Correspondence. Outward : Formal and as directed at last meeting. Inward: (1) From Mrs E. Martin, &nbsp; East Cobar, asking permission to erect an eight foot verandah over the path at her new shop and dwelling on the corner of Cornish street and the old Bourke Road. (2) P. McCormack, applying for tim-keepers' position on &nbsp; relief work; (3) W. Dierke, asking leave to close up roadway leading to his ground in Barton street; (5) H. &nbsp; A. Edwards, Wrightville, about copy of a lost letter; (5) Same, for Wright- ville Municipal Association, asking the Council to see that the money voted for the improvement of Hunt street is laid out on beneficial and workmanlike labor; (6) Mr Spence, M.P., as to re-opening Muriel Tank, and saying he was pushing on the question o...
Foresters' Ball. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
Foresters' Ball. The third annual plain and fancy dress ball organised under the auspices of the Court Great Western Ancient Order of Foresters, came to a crisis on Wednesday evening last and proved a very successful function. There were about 40 couples present at this happy hop, the gallery also being crowded with onlookers. The hall presented a pleasing coup d'oeil as society reportresses would say, enhanced by the varied regaliar of the members of the order and visitors from kindred Societies, for Odd Fellows, the Protestant Alliance, Rechabites, Good Templars, and the Accident Association were represented. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; There were several ladies in fancy costumes, and more especially during the Foresters' Grand March which preceded the first dance. The cater- ing was in the able hands of Mrs A. Crow and gave universal satisfac- tion, the supper tables being nicely laid out,...
Cobar District Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
Cobar District Hospital. At the monthly Committee meeting on Monday evening there were pre- &nbsp; sent Messrs R. O. Breden (President), James, Mathews, Phillips, Bailey, Ho- gan, Stevenson, Snelson, Edgar, the medical officer (Dr Robinson), and the secretary (Mr Leah.) The minutes having been adopted on the motion of Messrs Snelson and Stevenson, the correspondence was dealt with, which included letters of thanks to Mr Spence, M.P. , for exer- tions on behalf of the institution, and to Mrs Welsh, the Meadows, for do- nations of books and linen, also an ap- plication to a station manager for ex- penses in connection with the death of an employee from there. A request from Mrs Harris to have her price for &nbsp; supplying milk raised to 8d per quart on account of the season was granted, on the motion of Messrs Hogan and James. The Treasurers report was received. &nbsp; The medical officer's report was re- &nbsp; &nbsp; ceived on the motion of M...
Cobar Land Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
Cobar Land Board. Through Iho courtesy of the Chair- man we publish the following list, of &nbsp; cases to be dealt with by the Local Land Board at Cobar on June 21st. I.I'. 99-9 Jane Teelow, consideration „ 99-10 Bridget O'Sullivan do ,, 99-11 Isabella Cranston do R.B.A.. 08-9 A.J.S. Bank, as to further permit H.S. 96-9 John J. Allen, application for suspension of condi- tions I.P. 99-12 Jas. R. Ratcliffe, con- sideration I.P. 99-18 Edward Kernin, do
Put to the Test. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
Put to the Test. Cobar People Appreciate a Good Thing. ETerybody bus their hour of trouble, liul people having on}' itchineee of (he H»tb many hours of trouble Nothina no annnvine. nothing to iriitat ing. It's a hard and trying position. I.eavo it alone and you can hardly bear the misery. Relief und cure has couio at lust, Dubbo has put it to the lest. Doan's Oinmont cures every forui of skin ttouble;. People are learning that this is so. Mrs A. Adams, whose husband ' is a paintor, residing in Brisbane St, Dubbn, lells us : — ' Not long a.(O I had the mis* fortune to lose a nail off 'one of my fircors. and in consequence the finger waj very torj. 1 «lrning' that Doon's Ointment could bo obtained here, 1 bought some. Applying it to the wound. I found it buth relitrcd all pain and liealod the sore. My experience thus enables me to say that Doan's Ointment is a good cure for soroi and cuts.' Doan's Ointment is splendid in all sorts of skin diseases, eczema, piles, hires, insec' biles, ...
Rain. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
Rain. Early in the week Cobar residents were rejoiced with the prospect of rain. Business-like clouds rolled up and a few smart showers fell, causing the races to be postponed on Wed- nesday. Unfortunately they were but transient, and there is only about half an inch difference in the town reservoir. The Occidental cyanide works were able to start on a short run. Following are late bulletins : — - pts. Cobar ... ... 62 Meryula ... ... 45 Drysdale ... ... 46 Nymagee ... 41 Nyngan .. 85 &nbsp; &nbsp; Louth ... 24 Wanaaring ... ... 8 Cannonbar ... ... 84 Girilambone ... 40 Tibooburra ... ... 93 Bourke ... ... 14 Goodooga ... ... 26 Brewarrina ... ... 19 Byrock ... 16 Walgett ... ... 36 Mogil Mogil... ... 75
FIRST DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
FIEST DAY. As mentioned before the weather was good all day, although the early indications of a downfall were intimi- dating to sightseers. By 2 o'clock in the afternoon there was a good muster on the course, including a big sprinkle of ladies. There must have been over five hundred persons present. Book- makers were there in profusion, and between them and their pencillers the roar and babble of hoarse human voices was painful. They were also in luck's way generally on the day's racing. Tatta pulled off the first race going to the barrier at 5 to 1 against, being &nbsp; almost the greatest outsider in the race. The Town Plate was won by Bob going out at the longest odds, and with very few backers at that. Then again Gozette won the Flying Handicap at 4 to 1 against. In each of these races the favorites were bested badly, which started the Hebrew's rejoicing immensely. The outside ground was full of 'Yankee Sweat ' &nbsp; tables, etc., and the more modest gambler co...
Cobar Turf Club. WINTER MEETING. GOOD FINANCIAL SUCCESS. BOOKMAKERS' DAY OUT. WORTHY RACING. OFFICIALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
Cobar Turf Club. WINTER MEETING. GOOD FINANCIAL SUCCESS. BOOKMAKEBS' DAY OUT. WORTHY RACING. Officials. Patron — Mr G. Grey, (Melbourne), President— Mr J. O. Hunt. Vice-Presidents— Messrs N. Morrison and P. Snelson. Judge — Mr P. Snelson. Starter — Mr W. N. Musgrove. Clerk of Scales— Mr G. H. Thomas. Clerk of Course — Mr F. Jenkins. &nbsp; Treasurer — Mr T Longworth. Secretary— Mr W. Williams The Winter Meeting in connection with the Cobar Turf Club commenced on Thursday last and was continued on Friday. It was originally intended to commence on Wednesday, but owing to the rain the races had to be post- poned. Thursday was a beautiful day as far as weather was concerned, all day the sky was clouded, but no rain fell. The course was in good order, considering the weather. It was thought at first that it would be sloppy, but close attention to the times will show that this was not so. The club, in arranging this Winter meet- ing, had to encounter many disadvan- tages contingen...
SECOND DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
SECOND DAY. The weather for the second day &nbsp; — Friday— was all that could be de- sired, and the attendance was corres- pondingly good. The races passed off well, and everybody was satisfied. The following are the results : — WRIGHTVILLE HANDICAP 20 sovs, second horso 2 eovs from prize 7 furlongs Ecir's Spider, 7flt (Taylor) ? 1 Gozette, 8-12 (MoKonna) ? 2 Caroline, 9-5 (Winterbottom) ... 3 Tatta, 8-3, also started Betting — Even monsy Caroline, 2 to 1 Spidor, 5 to 1 Gozette, and 6 to 1 Tatta. Caroline went away from tho jump leading to tho straight, when Spider displaced her and won by two lengths. Timo lmin 34seo. HANDICAP HACK 8 sovs 0 furlongs Reposo, list fWiuterbottom) ... 1 Yoorooga, 8-12 Palmer) ? 2 Chinaman, 8-5 (Si anmoro) ? 3 Other starters— Overboard 8-12, Fairy Girl 8-10, Silvor Robert 8-4, Burglar 8-10, Chris 7-7, Faughaballah 7st. and Artesian 6-7.' Batting — Even money Repose. 3 to 1 v Yoorooga, and 5 to 10 to 1 against others Chris led to tho straight, w...
English Cricket Fixtures. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 10 June 1899
English Cricket Fixtures. June 8 — At Cambridge, v the Uni- versity. Juno 12 — At Bradford, v York- shire. June 15 — At Lord's, England v Australia (Test.) .Tlinn 10 ? Xk 1'm'fcmr»nf.li xr /'Ivprtvil University. June 22 — At Leicester, v Leicester- shire. June 2G -At Derby v Dorbyshiro. June 29 -At Leeds, England v Australia (Test.) July 8— At Nottingham,' v Notts. July 6— At Truro, v An Eleven 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 2-1— At Kenningfcon Oval, at Surrey. July 27— At Brighton, v Sussex. July .31— At Lord's, v M.C.O and Ground. Aug 3 — At. Portsmouth, y Hamp shire. Aug 7— At Birmingham, v War wickshire Aug 10— At Canterbury, v Kent. Aug 14 — At Konnington Oval; England v Australia (Test.) Aug 17 — At Cheltenham, v Glou cestershire. Aug 21— At Lord's, v Middlessax. Aug 24 — At Taunfcon, v Somerset. Aug 28— At Liverpool, v Lanca shire. Aug 51— At Sca...
MATCH WITH YORKSHIRE. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 17 June 1899
MATCH 'WITH YORKSHIRE. The Australians commenced a match with the Yorkshire county eleven at Bradford oil Monday. The Australians batted first and were all disposed of for 141, the principal scores being, Gregory 54, and Trum per 21. Yorkshire put up 235 in th? first innings, of which J. T. Brawn made 84, Tunnicliffe 36, and Dentou 30. The Australians gavo a jine display of batting, compiling 415 in their socond innings, Worrall knocking up 104 before he was caught by Hirst. Noble made 83, Laver 67, Kelly 59. Hill was bowled for two. With 822 to make, to win, the Englishmen again went to the wick ets. The match was declared a draw when nine wickets had fallen for 270. J. T. Brown played a bold and brilli ant innings of 166. Had the match been played out the home team would have had to make 52 more runs without the loss of a wicket before winning.