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Town Talk. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 10 November 1900
Town Talk. In addition to Ihe nnny good associa - tions or clubs existing at Wyalong, a good move would be to establi-h a local I'm; brigade. Of course there is ■a big drawbaelc in the s1,i:\vic of v^aler but this should make the organ: ;at.'on of a (rained body of men more neces Stiry, as ill ol a blaze the reduction of a (in; could bo accomplished without a brigade, but when water is so scarce tho presence of men under control — men who know what to do—would undoubtedly tend to .save a deal o ^ property that would bo destroyed, and is often destroyed by a rush of man who aro often in one another's way. There is first class material in Wyalong to form a (ire brigade —wo have as tine a body of men as (here is to be found anywhere, and there is no doubt they would enthusiastically enter into the movement. There is another thing in favor of a firo brigade, and that is the high rates nosv ruling for insurances would bo lowered — the reduction gained by forming a brigade would i j more ...
Gallant Australians. BEST PERFORMANCE OF THE WAR. SURROUNDED FOR 13 DAYS. (From The Times September 19.) [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 10 November 1900
&lt;■ G-allant Australians. BEST PERFORMANCE OF THE WAR. '"SURROUNDED EOR 13 DAYS. (From The Times September 19.) P1 Tito following extract- from a-letter ■J received from an bflicer ■ in General Broad wood's Cavalry Division de scribes the defeneo by Colonel Hore, :and his colonial's at Elands River. VrTh(i&lt; duto. of the' letter is August 17. \ After giving -some details of the pur ^ suit of De Wet, the writer says :— " My squiidron did not get into camp until 8 at night, and then heard the order 'reveille at 12, march at 1 •• o'clock',' but Inter this was changed, "'and'we were told to go to the relief of Hore. We went 25 mile3 on the 15th towards Zaerust and then six'miles to ji thUpluce, Btakfontein, on thc'Elands ;1 'jj'iviti', 3(3 liiiltM east of Zeerusfc. _ Now jf must tell you about v.'hut I think is >- the most gilhmt performance i" "ne •whole wur. There are >"• ioporters -hero to write it, ur «nd to see the " place51md I rl» »ot suppose that the ne...
WE SHALL MEET. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 10 November 1900
WE SriALL MEET, Jn tliM onlin nnd sil«nti j/Ujlit, As the star&lt; nvt> shining brijthi. And the pnli' nifmn Iiit liybl On tin1 flew. Ai T'ui silting all .ilono. And tin) snft wind" Ri^rli and moan, Seoina to ih« nil )o£ Intel flow 11, Hive, with .you. Anil I tiiiiili '.vlicn fiv.-t we m>''t— Th.it stt-t-i-r hour I'll ne'er forgot— Dei ti-'iiiiil'iu'd in my memory yet. Clvni' mid truo. Id your fneo and form so fair, Swi'i'tftt halm to «rlac« cim" ? And uiy ln'iii t. lisjhfc na air. Flics to you. In 1 he camp firoV lurid li&lt;jht., In "lid in&lt;/Ktic powor of night, Tin; 1'inlli ii^'iin Keems gay and bright As tlio day. lii'o again seems bright, and real, And it puacoful culm I ftel, '•As my thought to you doth stsal I'm away A? T hear the rippling rill Of tho clear stream down tho hill, In my heart I 1«;1 that still Lifu is swoot And in ray thoughts of days gone by .1 t'Vfd neither sad nor sigh, ]'"or I know that by and byo Wo slmll Jiioeti (Jonclo)io...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 10 November 1900
TO LET. GOTI AGE in Church'Strcot, Furnished or' Unfurniahed. Apply at onco. T. ROUSE West Wyalonjf. Notice. I HAVES ]Hlr&lt;;liiiscd tlio BodI; Del)ts of HUGH OAMKRON, of tlio "Wysilong Argus," anil liavo appointod Mr C, H. Itoburts, of Wyalonjj, my Agent. All Debts owina; to tlio abovu must bd paid on or boforo SATURDAY, November 10th, l'JOO. Proceedings will bo taken for tho recovery of all debts- not paid by that date, DUG OLD CAMEllOX. I'arkes, Nov. o, 1000. MUSICAL EVENT 0? THE SEASON. GRAND POPULAR CONCERT. Saturday, Nov. 24, AT ODDFELLOWS' HALL, WEST WYALOKG. FAREWELL APPEARANCE of that Favorite and Accomplished Artist, MISS EVA MYLOTT | Australia's Leading MISS EVA MYLOTT I Contralto Singer. assisted by MISS NELLIE COOKE. MISS NELLIE COOKE. (The well-known Sydnoy Soprano.) MISS HILDA AT-ICEN. Solo Pianist. MISg HILDA AiKEN. MR. ARTHUR ROBYNS. The Favorite MR. ARTHUR ROBYNS. Ilaritono. And tlio Ever Popular MR. WILLIAM WALSH.—Elocutionist. MR. WILLIAM "WALSH.—Elocuti...
Sensations. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 10 November 1900
Sensations. Melbourne, Wednesday afternoon.— James Dowdle and Henery Johnston, the two young raon, charged with assulting and robbing • one James Vance, a scrub-cutter, from Broadford, who subsequently died from iujuries alleged to have been caused by them, were before the City Court this after noon. The charge was altered to the willful murder of Vance. They were remanded for eight days, bail being refused. An inquest will be" held to morrow at the Morgue. The inquest, touching the death of William Wright, financier, of Carlton, was opened this afternoon. The wife, who is , no\v charged with the wilful murder of the deceased, was present in custody. Deceased it is alleged, was shot in the chost by his wife in a family quarrel ten days ago. Only medical evidence and iden tification waB given. The inquest was adjourned for a week. A man has been arrested at Wel lington, N.Z., on a charge of the wilful murder of Alfred Welch, at Colchester. England, seven years ago. The police authori...
Bush Sketches. AN UNKNOWN TRACK. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 10 November 1900
(By Xi.) AN UNKNOWN TRACK. There is; always a feeling of oxpec- | tation when one starts to follow a new track. It may be that the track is very like other tracks, the scenery on eith-T hand that which one has' seen hundreds of times; the birds and beasts lil;o other birds and beasts; the sky blue as it generally is : and the track itself cither dusty or muddy as the case .nay be ; but therois the pos sibility of something unoxpected, some thing rare, or altogether strange, and hence the feeling of expectation. One comes to a belt of mallee. It stretches out to the right and to the left and in front, apparently for er.dless miles, such mallee scrub ia like any other scrub each stick is about the same length, and to looks at a dead level of monotony. And yet in the mallee one may see, at times, one of the shyest and in a quiet wajT, ono of the most beautiful of the Australian birds—the mallee hen ; and also one of the most marvellous of the. many marvels of nature, the malleo lion's ...
Masonic. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 10 November 1900
Masonic, The installation of W.Si. and o£Gc#ra of Lodgo Pioneer, No. 222, Wyalong, took placri oil Friday night. wliou Bro. G. P. Evans was duly installed as Worshipful Muster. Wor. Bro. J. J. Millor acted as Installing Master. The following officers wow duly elected;—Wor. Master—Bro. G. P. Evans s I.P M.—Wor. Bro. R. A. Collie ; S.V.—Bro. W. M, Maequarie; J .W Bro. AT. Jack; Treasurer—Bro. S. E. Beaver; Secretary—Bro. V. G. Manning; S.D.— Bro. I). Williams ; .T.D.—Bro. 'L\ E. Gol ling; I.G. -Bro. W. II. Mekay; D.C.— Wor, Bro. A. T. Sterling; Stewards—Bro. It, Gagio and Bro, \V. II. Hargravo; Tyler —Wor. Bro. B. Jonas. " There is ono .thing about Wyalong " said ci local lady other day, "and that is notwithstanding t'lio dust, you can get. any thing in the ironmongery lino from II. Soudij:!, West Wyalong.
Gordon's Famous Leap. SUCCESSFULLY REPEATED. Mount Gambier, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 10 November 1900
Gordon's Famous SUCCESSFULLY REPEAT ED. Mount -Gambler, Tm siUj'. L. A. SkuthorpOj a son of Mr. J. It. Skiithorpe, Morec, Now South Wales, ant] a profi'ssionul horso trainer, ao famous leap on flic banks of the IJluo .Lake, at Mount Gambier, to-day, in Llio jirufcnce of numerous spectators. Skiithorpe is the first man to at tempt the feat since Gordon. Pie rode the hunter Wallace, and had a run of 24ft. on a macadamised road to a three-railed fence of a height of 4ft, 3in., with a gutter on the take oil' side. The ground available on the landing side was 10ft., then there was a precipitous fall to the lake below of about 200ft. The daring rider was unseated, and the horse stopped- in a stride oil land ing, amidst the greatest excitement. The slighest mistake on the part of the horse or rider would have led to serious injury, if not to certain death. " JRruni," the well-known contributor to The Australasian, writing of Gor don's feat,, stated:-— Immediately below is ..the pretty Leg ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 10 November 1900
51AI3 3 4 s>tr&lt;>c! I (S^wbV^Ts *M j si&f* i t: | ISgib Lines ffl Lost tej peat | I S®l®ffilS|lili!iWBL | J DR. WILLIAMS' PINK PILLS FOR | | PALG PEOPLE |i ■3 Suable the system to reslct the * enervating eifect oS liotv.'ii'thar, £• ;g which nicUeo ao many people In 5^ ".£ tE:13 ealoi.y miserab!e-partic«» SS larly at tha end of summer. !•.;• These pil.'a buikl up ilia blood Jj'„ "s by supplying elements which 0 j| enrich it and strenstlien the £ ',| norvoa. Ti;ey are reco:nmosidcd jl by llb.2ral»Kilntie;I doctors, |j $ chemisls, anil trained nurses. 5| They are not a purgative, can* •"!? sequentiy they do not weaken -j| tha body, an important considers |' i» ation in summer when H-stralia Lj "I| men and women require all t S their strength to vssigt tki "'cnt. £~ J 'Mr. W. Filmer, Abbott Street, "vYeat Maitland, says:—" The suminer £. ^2 always had a bad effect; upon me, isv m' .-u(l for nearly 30 years I suffered |&lt;j vj f-ora - diarrhoea. I foil a...
How the Cup was Won [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 10 November 1900
How the Cup was "Won "YVhutovcr advantage attached to tho in eide berth foil to the lot of Gauleon, while tlio outsido lot included Clean Sweep. Jiatt castor, Severity aud La Carbine. The in structions issued to tho rider of thefavorilo must liavo included an order to begin quickly', and try and win all tho way, for t' • going a fow strides ho and La Carbine ••'..••..•o lending, and thoy remained in front, side by side, for nearly a milu and a half. 'Maimer and Cle.in Sweep we.ro mcanwhilo lying very handy. Tlion La Carbine retired, and Tho lirido tslicing hor place, had a chop at the favorite asjfav as the honie turn, vi'hon sho was done with. Almost immedi ately Clean Sweep bore upon Loncastor's wings hard, and as the straight was on tared Burn sat down on tho latter, a movo that was instantly followed by a roar from the stand from throats announcing the defeat of the i'avo.rito—and so it proved, for Lancaster beat a retreat quieUy as Clean Sweep shot out well clo'ir in fi ^nt. Th...
Consultation. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 10 November 1900
Consultation. The following is fcho result of the Hospital Consultation, in connection with the Bicyle Races to be held on Monday next. The list closad with 2250 subscribers :— Ho. Rider. 356S W. Parry. 2138 P. Lyons, 2652 . ... C. Byrnes. 2957 H. Lynch. 2502 W. Bowman. 1702 C Burkett. 2390 I.. H. Emery. 3737 A. Seater. 2778 E; Payne. 2011 _... D. Harveson. 3969 A. J. King. 2366 C. Brown. 1522 J". Walters. 3130 0. Mikkalson 190 G. Byrnes. 2121 "It. Ehvin. 796 T. Wyllie. 2182 W. Waters. 2579 II. Naylor.
CHARITY HANDICAP (footrace) 130yds [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 10 November 1900
CriAJilTY HANDICAP (footrace; 130,yds J. O'Koefo. Tomor.i ... ... lyds J. Cowell, Wnst Wyalong ... 4 T. Tucker, Tumora ... ... G A. Halbish, "West Wyalong ... 0 J. Stevens, do ... 7 AAV Stcwerald, do ... 7 W. Watts, do ... S T?. Naylor, do ... 9 AV. Arnold, Te..iora ... ... 10 P. King, Wrist Wyalong ... 10 J. Stokes, Maraden ... . ... • 10 Footrace liandieappers—Messrs P. Col lins,.W Jack, (J McCarthy, Bieyclo I-Iandicappors—Messrs Emmett, Davies, and Smith.
Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 10 November 1900
Rifle Club. The following scoros were by'inem bore of tho West West Cuib at ohi) nnnuul musketry drill ou Wednesday l:ist. Tho shooters worn kneeling at all ranges:— Rapid 200yds 400yds 400yds T'l E. Mills .. 25 17 22 6-1. H. .J. Naylor 23 10 23 62 W. E. Akhurst 23 18 18 53 J. Gosper ... 23 16 IS .">7 J. Ciimpboll 21 1G 18 57 A. H:iy"'/ard 21 17 14 51 B. E. Collio". 18 17 15 50 H. Souden.. 16 1G 17 49 P. Boxall ... 20 12 12 44 T. Clifton ... 17 8 19 --44 W. H. McKay 20 9 10 39 J. M'Cnrinaoli 18 11 11 40 1\ Handcox 19 8 10 37 "W. P, Wilgon 15 • 17 6 3S W. H. Haddon 10 4 13 36 W. Hay ward 16 9. 11 36 R. A. Collio 18 6 5 29 A. Chnllow 13 8 8 29 T. E. Polling 0 2 12 23
Grasshoppers and Ants. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 10 November 1900
Grasshoppers and Ants. On Thursday night we had a visitation 1 of rs'ingocl ants and grasshoppers—-in inev itable T>v.»curs;ov oh summer. Conditions of life in Wyalong during suramn1 are hard enough without these extras. On the night in question just as peoplo had settled ■ down to read the contents of the mail, or to writo their letters, they suddenly became awaro of an unplcasan tsansntion of ants falling down their collars, and creeping over their bodies. In an incredibly short time tho table and floors became covered with their discarded wings and everything covered with these bus-y creatures all intent upon finding- a new habitation. Of course reading etc had to bo suspended in favor of a lounge in the open air. . But a more unusu.il, and what may be a more serious pest made itself unpleasantly felt during tho same night. Smiruis of grasshoppers invaded our dwellings, dashing themselves against the lamps and hopping in hundreds over everybody and everything, and during the l...
Harrison, Jones and Devlin, Ltd. WEEKLY GRAIN REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 10 November 1900
Harrison, Jones and Devlin, Ltd. WEEKLY GRAIN REPORT. As is usually the case at the end of each uaonth, the markets during the past week have been exceptionally dull, and consequently the turnover has been comparatively small. However, we aro glad to say that to day being the opening cf the month, the markets in most lines show a .lecidcd improvement, and a tinner tendency is noticeable in a great many instances. Wheat: We regret to report that this market shows 110 signs of imple ment, and the general impression seems : ) be that until the result of tho crops f.niivs definitely known, no fresh de velopments will be noticeable. Mean while but little business is doing, and sales aro most difficult to make, oven at reduced figures. Tho bulk of pre sent offerings consist of second qnality and pinched samples, which are coming forward rather freely Oats: Markot remains much about tho same, though rather mr,re activity was noticeable to-day. Dark and in ferior samples are, at tho moment,...
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 10 November 1900
Cricket. A match between teams representing "Wyalong and "West Wyalout; was contested on the latfor's wionct on Sunday afternoon last—Hie West Wyalonjj boys scoring a victory by 3 runs ou tlie first innings. The players have not struck form yet, conse quently small scoring: was the order of the day. Appended are the scores:— "West Wyalonj;—1st innings. W. SteweraWl, i_iG. Grioves ... 2 J. Lynch b G■ Groivos S E. Kearns, b G. Grieves &lt;i T. lliclcey, b G. Grioves ... , ... 0 p. Uulra, b G. Grieves 0 G. 'Kearns., c Withers, b G. GrioToa 0 W. Witts, not out 3 E. Kearns, b .T. "Withers 17 P. J. Koogh. b G. Grievos 0 \Y. Hickey, c Ferguson, b Grieves 0 — Tobay, c H, Lynch, b Withers 3 Sundries 1 Total 38 Wyalonpf. Channon, b W. Jliekoy . & Wijhi-v::. &lt;•. PtL-v.T>r-i!(b. b Ilickoy ... 8 Lync'i, thrown out ' "1 Grioves, I) Hulin .. 3 Holyar, c G. ICoarns. b Hiekoy ... 0 1'or^uson, c Lynch, b Hulm ... 13 "Walters, b Hulin ... .. ... 5 Hope, I) 1 lulm .. 0 Too...
KEEP CONTINUALLY AT IT. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 10 November 1900
KEEP CONTINUALLY AT IT. If yon expect to coiiquor in in the battlo oC to-day, You will -huvo to blow your trumpet in a firm and steady way. The man who owns his acres is the msu who ploughs all day, And the maa who keops a-hnmming. ia the man -who's bore to stay. 'r But the man who adrorkis«» with a sort 08 sudden jork, Ia the man who blames tho printer because it didn't work. tim man who gets tho business uses brainy print'i ts' ink. Not a chit tor or a splutter, but an ad. that mnkes you think. And ho plans 11 is advertisements ab ho plans his v/cl1 bought stock, And tho fnturo of h&lt;s businoss in as ao'id aa a reek. jiokal : ad &lt; rliso in cho advocate. " I say, just pop into souden's and lwvc a look at his big stock. ho koopa uvoiytliing in the hardware line, and by jovo lie soils cheap."
Cycling Notes. [Newspaper Article] — The Wyalong Advocate and Mining, Agricultural and Pastoral Gazette — 10 November 1900
Cycling Notes. At ti mooting o£ the lording racing tii&n : hold in ilo bourne liist week i.ver the dis puto now existing betwi ™ the M.li C. and the I.ervjuo it was unanimously agreed tc suppoit tho lenguo. it in now biOi-.-ved that the disj-.uti \vi!i bo pott-led amiu.-ibly an.I that I ho Jf.JJ C. ivill not try tw control the racing in-Vic toria. Now Ih«t tins j»r&lt;at I.rolbonrno Cup is over tbo next «-i*cnt (-vent of thu year is tlx; famous " Aus-t.nl" V.'lnvl Race. 'I'lio on I riots f.-.r the Au.-iral thii year in cludes 'ill thr champions from e;u-.!) colony, and riders fro.a England, America, and Franco. 1'oitr American racing cjolists nainoil Lawson, (.'h::]miail, Araughan. and Davlc? have just arrived to try their luck in Aus tralia, and intend compiling in the Aus tral. They havo brought with them - n Motor Cycle: Tandem and several other pacing machines. They inspected the Sydney Cricket ground Track and con sidered it the best tluy had ever seen. '1'hcro ...