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Mr. G . H. Reid at WentWorth. WENTWORTH, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 3 December 1900
Mr ii 11 Rciil at Went Worth. AVkntuokth, Wednesday. Mr. G. H. Reid, M.L.A., P.C., was entertained at a dinner at the Crown Hotel on Tuesday evening by the 'Went- | worth Railway League, in conjunction i with the municipal council and a repre sentative body of influential men of tlie district. There were present a large number of visitors, including the chairman and si?ci*ctary of the Sliire Council of Mildura, squatters, home stead lessees, and others. The pro ceedings were very enthusiastic. Mr. Reid, on entering tlie room, received a great ovation. Apologies for absence were road from .Sir Joseph Abbott, M.L.A., Judge Gibson, and many other gentlemen: The Mayor (Mr. J. Leary), who preside/3, proposed the toast of 'The Queeu,' winch was enthusiastically honour jd. The toast of 'Our Guest' was proposer! by the Mayor, who com plimented Mr. lleid upon the position he had held as Pmnier,'and his present position as leader of the Opposition. Dealing with Sir. field's attitude to wards ...
Proposed Hay to Deailiquia Railway. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 3 December 1900
Proposed Hay t:- i-^:iiliqui£i 1 Itnihvaj . i A general committee meeting of the Railway League was held on'Tuiv^ay evening at Tattersall's Hotel. There were present: — Messrs. Miller (Mayor, in the chair), T. Hanlon, J. Newton, J. Johnston, H. B. Maclure, R. Cham bers, and Leslie S. C. Robertson (lion, sec.) A letter was read from Mr F. A. Byrne, M.P., stating that he had in terviewed Mr O'Sullivan. Minister for Works, who informed him that he would not 1)? prepared to make a visit to Hay and inspection of the proposed line before February next. Tiie correspondence wa» received, and it was also decided that Sir Byrne , be thanked for his efforts. The Chairman said that at the pub lie meeting recently held a resolution ; was carried that a deputation 1)3 ap pointed to wait on the Minister for : Works. Seeing that it was impossible 1 for the Minister to visit Hay before February next, it was for the meeting to decide if the League should send a deputation to Sydney prior to that date...
The Tyson Estate. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 3 December 1900
i|k.. Tlie Tyson Estate. j K-;*Che Tyson succession duty case was ^gtontinued on Wednesday, when fur Kgfete'' evidence was given on behalf of BBto defendants. . Several witnesses de ^Ko^d that Mr Tyson WJ told them ggfibftt he was a wanderer. Isaac Heni-v isr, said that Mr Tyson told him had made arrangements for his iear the place where lie was bat though he had travelled ids of miles the places where he rn was always home to him. Brisbane, Thursday. Tyson succession duty case 'was led to-day. is H. Davidson, grazier, stated raon once expressed a desire to ge Pel ton for land out west. On ssion when Tyson was anxious portion of Westbrook, and Wtts ig with witness over tlie price, he wished the country was as -r raitiingjjheep as children, ve to vitnea^e.numeroaH family, es Brown, cattle overseer at ?.Downs, said he entered Tyson's ,in 1888, and two years later Mpnted by his employer with a and cliam as a reward for j wd general good conduct as a drover. Tysoir always referred to hi...
Hay City Band. APPOINTING A BANDMASTER. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 3 December 1900
- v Hay City. Band. ^ I I APPOINTING A BANDMASTER. 'A meeting of the Hay City Band Committee was held in tlie Council Chambers on Saturday morning, when theie were present : — Messrs. Miller (Mayor, in the chair), C. W. Alexander, H. B. Maclure (town committee), and Messrs. J. Appell and H. Schmidt (representatives of the band). Mr Alexander proposed, Mr Miller seconded, and it was carried, that the following members of tbe band bs ap proved of : — Messrs. J. H. Appell, R. Mclnness, J. P. Dinnell, G. Cronk, J. Taylor, H. Schmidt, W. Taylor, T. Summers, E. Haines, S. Painter, J. Donaldson, A. Henry, C. Weekes, J. Ramage and C. Stymau. The applications for the position of Bandmaster were then considered. There were sevcii, as follows ; — Samuel Trengrove, Bendigo (Vic.) ; John Ogilvie, Bendigo (Vic.) ; W. G. Phillpot, Lismore ; James Eddy, Eaglehawk (Vic.) ; E. Nightingale, Numurka (Vic.); R. . J. Webber, Benalla. (Vic.), 'and W. H. Loughnan, Wellington. It was pointed out that the ba...
Municipalities (Amendment) Act. TO BE GONE ON WITH. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 3 December 1900
Municipalities (lmcu-linc:it) let. TO BE GONE ON WITH. I ^ ? | A deputation from Mayors of subur- ' ban municipalities waited upon the Colonial Secretary last week, and asked him to proceed with the consideration of the Municipalities (Amendment) Bill during the present session, i Tlie deputation, which was introduced by | Alderman J, W. Cockbaine (Mayer of Petersham), consisted of the Mayors of Waverley, Ashfield, Paddington, | Annandale, and Alderman Kennedy i (representing the Mayor of Randwick) ! It *jras urged that the Act under 1 which tlie municipalities now worked | was practically obsolete. The bill now l-efore the Legislative Assembly had , been partly considered in committee, and some of the most important clauses had been agreed to. It was suggested i that the bill, which was a lengthy one, ? might be curtailed, and that an effort [ should be made to pass the most im 1 portant clauses into law during the ! ensuing week. Mr See, in reply, said he admitted tlie disabilitie...
The Census of 1901. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 3 December 1900
The Census of 1901. A bill to make provision for taking the census of New South Wales in 1901, and for obtaining certain statistics and particulars relating to, live stock and crops and the occupa tion of land, was read the first time in the Legislative Assembly last Wed nesday. Part three provides for re turns from proprietors of factories and mines as to hands employed, wages paid, hours of labour, plant and machinery used, quantity aud value of articles produced, and other details. | Proprietors of land and owners of stock are required to send in returns I of area and description gf land, im provements thereon, number, descrip j tion, and value of agricultural, pastoral, i and dairying implements and machin J ery, number of hands emplojTed in j agricultural, dairying, or pastocal labour, details as to crop, stock, and animals slaughtered for food or boiling down in other than licensed slaughter ing establishments. Persons or cor i porations transacting banking, in I surance, land...
Origin of Postage Stamps. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 3 December 1900
Origin uf Postage Stamps- 1 The incident which resulted in the invention of the postage I stamp was a curious one. A traveller journeying through the north of England chanced to reach the door of an inn just as a postman stopped to deliver a letter. The .young girl for whom it was intended came out to re ceive it. She turned it over and over in her hands and asked the price of the postage The price demanded was a shil ling, and as tlie girl was poor she returned it to the postman saying that it was from her j brother, but that she had not that amount of money. Tlie traveller, in spite of her pro test, paid the money to the postman, and handed the letter to tlie girl. When tlie post man departed the young girl admitted that she and her brother had arranged by cer tain marks upon tlie letter that the other should know that the writer was in good j health and prospering. j 'We are so poor,' she added tliat we were forced to invent this way of letting each other know of our welfare.' Th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 3 December 1900
WHAT MRS ttO.VLES FOUXD OU V A hard thump on one's head may mUc it ache, hut most 1ici-lacl-es emu s without the ai.l of thump* or Lumps. They are cuutcd l-y pnftons in th t blond acting ou the nerves. The finnie is true of pain* and lameness in the inti»c!cs *f the l»«ck an 1 »idu«— in- cluding rheumatism nnd luinhag». Mr* Mury Howies will tell us ahout hers, «ml hnw ahe got oTfer them at last : and a thankful woman site is f»r it. ' Ahont ten yeur« ajjV she says in her letter, ' tny bick and fides used to ache fo bad that I was often perfectly helpless nnd |*ro?trMe So*netime» for Aeeka mnliiifj onely I could not raise tny hand to any kind of work. M For the hist thirty-five years I have ivorkeil at dairying and forming in this dis trict. I mn now turned 76 years old a»d am well known throughout the district. ??When I firaf. f«It ill* pain* in my hack and chest I went lo a eht-mi-t, who gave ine a plaster to put. rut. This relieved me slightly for a day or two; t),en the pains wer...
Our Melbourne Letter. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 6 December 1900
Our Melbourne Letter. (From our own Correspondent. I The St. Kilda election resulted, as was expected, in tlie return of the Premier by a large majority, but even now Sir George Turner represents a mere minority of the electors because out of a - possible vote of over 4000, the Premier only received 1852 votes. His opponent, Mr. Densham, made a gallant fight, but as he had practically only four days to work in, aud ^as a perfect stranger, not only to St. Kilda but also -to political life, it is little less than surprising that he polled nearly 800 votes. At Bogong, Mr. Isaacs, the Attorney-General, was elected by over 500 'majority. The Upper House elections are not yet decided, but it seems after Monday's success that botli Mr. 'Wynne and Mr. M'Culloch will be returned, and then the second Turner Ministry will go to work in earnest. Apart, however, from all political and personal considerations, the present Government is a sham. Both Sir George TJumer and Mr Isaacs intends to go in...
Cricket. HAY C.C. V. WARADGERY C.C. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 6 December 1900
Cricket. HAY C.C. V. WARADGERY C.C. Yesterday's play put a new phase on the match. The last Wednesday's play looked as if Hay would have an easy win, but yesterday afternoon the Waradgery made a splendid recovery, carrying the total of their follow-on innings to 241, thus giving theHayites the task of putting up 153 to win. The j Hay team was captained byJ Beveridgei and the Waradgery by H. Clearv. A. Tyson and J. Keid, the two not-out men, resumed the defensive against J ulian and Fowler. After scoring 5, and making bis total 22, Tyson was stumped by Cornish, Proctor picking up and throwing in veiy neatly. Ad dicoat joined lteid, but lie shaped badly being clean-bowled by J ulian for none. Armitage joined Reid, who was all the time playing a careful stonewalling game. The partnership was brief, for j Reid was bowled by a slow-break from Julian, liis score being at lialf-a-dozen. Gibbs joined Armitage, and some fair'y lively batting was witnessed. Amii tage's free style was rather a...
Proposed Town Hall. COMMITTEE'S REPORT ADOPTED. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 6 December 1900
Proposed Town liall. Committer's Repoht Adopted. The Council Meeting held its fort nightly meeting on Monday evening. The report of the usual ' and general proceedings appear on page 4, but the following is a brief report of the doings -relative to the proposed Town Hall. Tlie report of the committee was as follows : — At tlie Council meeting to be held to-night, the Town Hall Committee will report as follows : — ' Your com mittee beg to make the following reso lutions re the building of a Town Hall. That a hall be built to seat 800 in the body of the hall and that at tached to the hall, there must be proper stage accommodation, ladies and gentlemen's retiring rooms and lava tories. The Council Chambers must have a floor of 600 square feet and must be designed iu such a way as to be available for a supper room. There must be atso council clerk's room, col lector's and strong room, gentlemen and ladies cloak room, detached public urinal and w.c., one lumber room for council requisite...
BY TRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 6 December 1900
Ev Thais. Ounbar and Hillston, via Cnrrolhoo], arrive Momlay, Wnlncsd.ij', uiirl Friday, S 1& p.m. : close ItiesiW, lliursdav. aid gjiiinlay, 8.20 a.m. 'C-*rr«l|inul, liriiigapoe, Diiliuqton Rail, wny i-tiition, Wliitton, Karnmltro, Conla. nimi, Junnf, Wogca Wagga, Albury, T.P O. (No. 3, south), Sydney. Mtlliournc arrive daily except Sunday. 5 15 p.m.; c!0fl.9 dnily csccpt Sunday, 8.20a.m. Jerildciie, nnive TiiDsduy, Thursdnv and Saturday, 5. 15 pin.; closes Tuesday, Tliure- '' day and Saturaay, S.20 a.m. J I'rintetl and pul;lislicil l»v .lulm Andr-V. at ' \a l.lie Ollic.- „r tic ' liivcrina Tiniw, Hny '3 Stnn l»rd, anil Jonnuil of H'a(-'rO»««cri'u- ' . li'n, Alma-strci t, ilay, in t lr: colony o .* N w Suutli WttUe, ?
From Various Sources. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 6 December 1900
From Various Sources. | A most determined suicide took place at Wagga Wagga on Sunday morning, the victim being a retired hotelkeeper named Henry Croker, who liad been suffering for many years irom an internal complaint, which caused occasional fits of despondency. After breakfast he was seen . working with a double-barrelled gun, as if pre paring to go out shooting. He went out after saying 'good- bye' to his mother-in-law. and shortly afterwards the report of a shot was heard, and Croker was found in the stable at I tached to tbe premises with a portion of his face blown off. The barrel of the gun had been placed under the chin, and the weapon aiscnarged by a piece of string fastened to the trigger and the right foot. Deceased who was 50 years of age, was married, but lie had no family. The hearing of applications for the re-appraisement of the capital value of land was resumed before the Picton Land Board, when a peculiar situation arose. Win. Greet ham appliedfor the reappraise ...
A Midnight Fire. A RESIDENCE DESTROYED. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 6 December 1900
A midnight Fire. ' A RESIDENCE DESTROYED. At about 12.45 on Wednesday morning, most of the townspeople were awakened from their midnight slum * bers by the fire-bell ringing out tlie exciting news of fire and calling fpr assistance. The response was, as usual, great, and soon a large number of people had congregated in Warad gery street, Hay, watching the hungry flames consuming a dwelling house be longing to Mrs. Margaret Morgan. Mrs. Morgan was sleeping on the premises alone, and at the time men tioned was awakened from her sleep by the suffocating effects of smoke. She endeavoured to get out the back way, but there the Jire was then located. She hastened back, and got out the front way. Almost simultaneously the immediate neighbors heard the roar of the fast-spreading flames, and hurried out to look for their own safety | and that of their property. Mr. McMillan, a next door neighbor, said that when he got on the scene he could see that the fire was confined to the rear of the ho...
HAY POST OFFICE. ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF MAILS. By COACHES. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 6 December 1900
II AY POST OFFICE. ARRIVAL AN1) DKPARl'DRE OF MAILS. By Coaciiis. Gunbur, arrive Sunday and TliurMny, 5 P^u.; closes Wcdutsdoy and Saturdny, Kurag&t ah and Corrong, arrive Monday, 5 p.m. ; clnsee Sunday only 8 a.m. South Side, Darlington Point, arrive ' Suuduy, \VednesH«y i\m\ Friday, 5pm,; el 'pes Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday) IJ/jorooban, Wanganelfa, Pretty Pine, Peniliqnin, Melbourne, arrive daily (except Moui!u\ ) 7 am.; clo«*s daily (except Sun day;, 5.30 p.m. ; H/dmrl (Tos.}, 5 p.m. Maude, Oxley, Hdlranald, Went worth, arrive Tuesday, Thursday and Smutday, 7 a.m.; close Tue.duy, Thursday and Sat» ur.*aj\ G p.m. Boolitful, Heloetlj, One Tree, arrive Mon day, Wednesday and Friday, (5 p,m. ; close Tuesday, ThurMluy and Saturday, G p.m. Moss^itd und Ivunhoe, Wednesday ami Friday, G p.m.; close Tuetdiiy. Thursday at.d .Saturday, G p.m. x Hillston, arrive Friday. G p.m.* cloec Tuesday and Saturday, G p.m.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 6 December 1900
Bs£ '* f- Joshua's Boomerang Brandy. £ 1ST ADDITION TO THE I- Many awards received in Public Competition is (lie ^ ' Appreciation Shewu toy the Isssue oi a f Royal Warrant to Supply Boomerang Brandy r To the Households of H.-M. J'lie Queen, Piince of Wales, - and the Duke of York. I T, C. WILLIAMS COMPANY, jst' Tbe Manufacturers of ** Welcome Nnt'Ret,' ' Victory,' und ' Diadem' I gj: : Brands tiUARAtiT&E the . ' Wealth of Nations' Brand, | To be MADE of the HIGHEST GRADE AMERICAN LEAF TOBACCO. | . ? ? ' Wealth of Jfations' is Worthy of a Trial. ? | A Waterbury Keeps Time. |- TIMI3 IS MONEY! ? THEREFORE— I A WATERBURY WATCH MAKES MOXEV. = KGLIAI3LE, ACCURATE AND LOW PRICED. 28 ? S. HOFFNPNS & CO. 'fag,' Sydney & Brisbane j I'll K HAY WOOL & SKIN CO. LACHLAN-STRKET, HAY, G. H. COTTRELL (Auctioneer) f Liberal Cash Advances ! Estates, House Property or lown Allotments, ?f- Live Stock, Furniture and Effects, Wool, Sheepskins, und all Sutkni Produce, On Uau...
EQUAL TO THE OCCASION. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 6 December 1900
EQUAL TO TIIE OCCASION'. 'If you don't clear out of here 111 a minute, I'll scald you !' exclaimed the wrathfyl woman of the hot|se tq the persistent ]-edlar. ?'That watprqn the stove wqnJt he ijqi. ror nuii-an-iiQur yet/ answered tlip pedlar - M bi- you h?jd better Jot me sell yoq oyc uf these patent automatic tua^kettli;sthat hpqt ivator in loss f,]jan two minutes over a slow fire. If you had one of them I should have Ijcen scalded and 011 my way loug before this to sell something to the woman who is attempting to keep house next door.
Tyson Succession Duty Case. BRISBANE, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 6 December 1900
son Succession Duty 4Josc. Bkisbane, Friday. Tlie Tyson case was con tinued to-day. Further ex tracts were read from tlie la£e Mr. Tyson's diaries in support of clefendant's contention that Felton was not the 'only place to which deceased had applied tlie term 'home.' At the close of the case for defendant the Crown called another wit ness. Charles Freestone, a police constable, deposed tliat In was a native of Cambooya. About the end of 1895 he ac companied Mr. Tyson from the railway station to Felton and led back a horse which Mr. Tyson borrowed. Mr. Tyson said he had just been a long journey and that he was ill and done up, and was almost afraid to go mum! liis stations incase he shoulrThot get back to Fel ton. He added that Feltoil was always his home, and he wished to die there. On reach ing tlie station Mr. Tyson gave him 10s for his trouble. His Honor mentioned for the guidance of counsel two aspccts of the case upon which he would like to hear them. The fact that Mr. Tyson l...