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District Intelligence. PARKES. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 5 December 1902
District Intelligence. (From Ocrn Exooaitoes.) PARKES. Cases of diphtheria and scarlet fever are locally reported. At a committee meeting of tho Parkes Railway League . on Wednes day night, resolutions were carried urging the Minister, to send an officer, as promised, lo report upon the pro posed Parkes-Peak Hill line at onoe, and also that the Public Works Xhm mittee be asked to talce evidence on a line from Werris Greek, via Peak Hill, Parkes and Forbes, to the Southern line.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 5 December 1902
Ta|te the Advice of one who Knows. Do Your Shopping at 'TAYLOR'S' WHERE YOU CAN POSITIVELY DEPEND UPON GETTING THE J3edt Suafifietf # 73edf Choice OF Of Up-to-Date Drapery, AT THE Lowest Prices in Town. Even if only 2s in the £, it is worth saving. ITS WORTHY OF YODE INSPECTION. CARRINGTON .'. HQTEL, r' ?? ^PastT&i Street Peak Hill. XITJBHES to notify the Public of Peak Hill and Surrounding District 'Hot he is tarrying v i on the above well-fcaown HostLeiy, and hopes to merit a fair shareof public patronage. Best Brands of Wines, Ales, and Spirits. JAMES FREEMAN. /ERATED WATER AND CORDIAL MANUFACTURER; DEREIBONG STREET, PEAK HILL. J?OR EXCELLENCE OP FLAVOR & PURITY, FREEMAN'S iERATED WATERS CANNOT BE SURPASSED. All Orders Attended to Punctually, J. W. LEES, Tomino ley & McPhail. You cannot do better than give him a trial, Everything kept in stock from a Needle to an Anchor. Positively the Cheapest House in the District. CAMBRIDGE' CLUB HOTEL, CASWELL STREET, ...
The Battle of Gettysburg. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 5 December 1902
The Battle of Gettys 'hiire'. Aftcr a lapse of seven years, the manage ment of the Cyelorama decided to replace ' Jerusalem' by re-erecting that niastorniece ofCyeloRunaArt, the 'Battle of Gettysburg' which caused no much excitement here fflino years ago. For the last four years, America and Europe have been searched, for a scene fit to replace Jerusalem, and follow 'Gettys- burg,' but nothing could be found that -would not suffer too much by companion. A South African scene coulil not be had, a buttle scene was wanted, and a constant wish being ex pressed by Cyelorama visitors to see Gettys burg again, it was determined-- as nothinS equal to it in any part of the world could be found-- to ro-erect Gettysburg. This ha-i been done, and visitors to the city, Trill, after recent events, find a special interest in seeing what war really means. Tho management have added a most fascinating novelty to tlie Hall of Illusions, wliich, 'with a quantity of new Cinematograph films make up a spl...
KADINA. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 5 December 1902
KADINA. - (FeOM OUR OWN GOEKESrONBENT.) Tb.e rain for November amounts to 129 points, the last days 27, 28, and 29 contributei.the only useful fall 16, 11, and 65 . points respectively, 'previous points only eoalded the tciiify ': pas tures. Our total for .the y#Lr, soiaiy j6 10 inches 29 points; : '
The London Directory. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 5 December 1902
The London Directory. /CONTAINS Maps of London aud Suburbs, \j Arranged iu Atlas form, for convenient reference without folding. Street Guide to London, locating the positions of the Streets Roads, Jjase.1, Squares, Market Piers, &e. Commercial Directory of London, nn alpha betical Register ni Businesses iu tUe City and surrounding Loudon District*!. Trade Direc tory of London, with exhaustive references connecting kindred trades. Lint of Export Merchant*, showing the Goods they ship, and tho Foreign Markets they supply. List of Steamship lines, arranged under the ports to ?which, they sail, and indicating the approxi mate Sailings. Local Trade Directories of over 100 Suburban Districts, arranged so as to be equally serviceable for circularising, can vassing, or ordinary reference purposes. Appendix of Lending; Provincial Finns, etc.. Clarified under their Trade Headings, and giving some details of their specialities.
McPHAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 5 December 1902
McPHAIL. (Ffioii Our Ovra Couuespondext.) A meeting of the A.M.A. was held here last; week. The following offic jrs were elected. President, Mr. G. Clucas; Vice-presidents, Messrs. W. Tattei-sall and M. Bowden ; Secretary, Mr. W. Clarke ; Treasurer, Mr. - J. McGaw. It was decided that the con tribution should be fbeeel at 2s Cd initiation fee, and Is per month. A mejBling was also held on the same day for the purpose of forming the local Brass Band into a Town Band. A committee was formed con sisting of six bandsmen and eight of the outside public. A sub-committee was then appointed to draft a code of Yules.- . ? ?? i Splendid rain fell during last week, over an inch befog registered. The cricket team which was to have visited Peak Hill this week was pre- . vented, owing to the unsettled state of the weather. ' ' , A Tennis Court is being erected on tho Itccreation Ground. . . On Thursday last the death occurred of a sixteen months old child of Mr. IV Sarah's. Universal sympathy is ...
Agatha Webb. THE PURPLE ORCHID. CHAPTER IV. THE FULL DRAWER. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 5 December 1902
- - - 1 - ? ';';-* Agatha Webb. THE PURPLE 0SGHID. CHAPTER IY. THE FULL- VBWEB. Fortunately for his equanimity, no one had the presumption to ask liini to - . . ? leave the room. The coroner was a man of but few ?words, and but little given to emotion. Yet they irero sur|-rised at his first question : ' Who 18 the young woman standing outside there, the oiilv one in the yard?' Mr. Sutherland, moving rapidly to the window, drew aside the shade. ??* It is Miss Page, my housekeeper's jiiece,' he explained. ' I do not un derstand her interests in this affair. She followed me here from the house and could hardly be got to leave this room, into which she intruded herself against my express commands.' But look at her attitude!' It was Mr. Fenton who spoke. ' She's crazier than Philemon, it seems to me, ? There was' some reason for this . remark. Guarded by the high fence from the gazo of. the pushing crowd without, she stood upright and im movable in tho middle of tho yard, like one on wat...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 5 December 1902
LIBERAL ADVANCES : Accurate Valuations, when required* - Prompt returns a Speciality. - | ,-, „ LIMITED. 1A/ II 0 I PRiNGSPALS having over ? I UU L SO YEARS EXPERIENCE QC! B IMP CONDUCT ALL WOOL SALES. O Ea Ira La I ll %£ Str'Ct attention to details, Dfiu fyE.no i mce:% £ stores Circular QUay; Sydney Dyspeptic Debility CAUSED BY Nervous Shock. Cured. The Case of tyre. E. PHILLIPS. (BY A SYDNEY BEPORTER.) The consideration we are held in it owing to the effect which our personal qualities lave on others, tor if these be great and silted they will assuredly excito admira ' ion. Usefulness lo those in our proximity ill always command esteem, especially if the service rendered is similar to that which M rs. Klizabeth Phillips speaks of in an inter view which took place at her residence at 71 Engine-street, Httj'market. ' Through falling off a horse which bolted whilst I was riding it,' said Mrs. Phillips, ' I eustaincd concussion of the brain. When picked up I was unconscious, of course...
Divining Rod. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 5 December 1902
Divining Rod. Mr. Papsworth, the man known throughout the State, as one' gifted with the wonderful powers of deter mining the locality of underground' ?water channels, ..and who considers that thnrfi nre onlv two other persons throughout N.S.W. gifted in alike manner, visited Peak Hill on Saturday last under engagement to Mr. Braitkwaito. Mr. Papsworth informs us that he has pointed out the position of ^water for the following i— Messrs. 3Jussr Dandaloo (2) ; McKinnon, Derribong; Uichardson, Dandaloo; Martell, Dandaloo ; Cleaver, Dandaloo. He has also pointed out where water exists.on Muiigery Station ; O'Brien's, Trundle; Berry, Trundle; West, Bogan Gote; Lay, Bogan Gate; and Jackson, Bogan Gate. Ho 6tates that Trosidesdeterminingthe widthof under ground channels, he is in a position to give their approximate depth from the surface. Wells which have been put ' down at placBS indicated by him have always opened up a supply of water. The cost of sinking is generally about 6s Cd per f...
Current Concerns. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 5 December 1902
Cjurt'ent Concerns. . . ' Hurrah..! . Jlera -woAreagain,' says 'Junius ?' in your, last issue. This individual, whoever he is, must be of a highly buoyant disposition. Perhaps however, he has not yet reached the affo'of responsibility or perchance he' hasl-een indulging in two, at least, of brother ' Jim's ' shandies. However, whatever the cause, in place of yelling ?' Here w.e are,' it will, if this drought continues, merely be a responsive echo of ' Here wo hain't,' for those of us who have not committed suicide, 'or died of .starvation, will have migrated to fairer lands. Its just as well not to be too pessimistic anyhow, for as a local 2'hilosopher remarked the other day 'There's a certain amount of pleasure in the knowledge that we are one and all of us in the same swim. * * ' * ? Regarding an announcement ap pearing in your issue of the 21st ulto., to the effect that a selector in the dis trict had been threatened with the for feiture of his Homestead Selection unless he was p...
District Holdings. HARVEY PARK. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 5 December 1902
District Holdings. . HARVEY PAEK. T, Harvey Park consists of an :area of some 10,000 acres of rich agricultural and grazing hinds, nni is' situated 6 inileB to the South east of Peak Hill. It is one of the most lusrhly improved properties in the district. Its cultiva tion paddocks exceed an area of 2000 acres, while 'the* remainder is subdivi ded into twenty paddocks for pastoral purposes! On the holding there are a large -number of tanks, which, through out the long drought we have been experiencing have withstood the de mands of the stock, and still contain abundance of water. The property can also boast of a couple of permanent springs. Up till last year there were some 200 acres of lucerne growing splendidly. Tho impoverished stock, however, have eaten it completely out, and it has been found necessary to sow afresh. - Situated on the side of a gently Blop ing prominence is the homestead, ? winch is a substantial building, sur rounded by a beautiful orchard. This gives it a very...
MINING. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 5 December 1902
MINING. There is very little fresli to report in mining matters. We hear that Hobson and party have bottomed on some rather nice cold iu tho dee?) ground near the Golden Hole. The Proprietary Mine are applying for a suspension of Labor Conditions. The application will be oealt with at the local Court to-day. The Tributors .are still working. Messrs. Frazer and Smith are work ing their lease, as also are Lambert and party. ^jfclosBi-S. Mateon and Wooden, of the New Year's Gift,. Mingelo, have not yet been granted the aid for which they applied sometime back, and on xvhich'the Inspector reported during his reoent visit lere, -' Mr. Newman, M.L.A., says tiie gold in eight at Lucknow ? i6 sufficient to furnish 5 year's work, .? . --
Editorial Notes. LAND BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 5 December 1902
'Editorial Notes. LAND BOARD. In order that any district may be consolidated, it is necessary for the public generally to watch carefully that the chief centre is vested in all public Offices and Institutions essential for the carrying on of all business with the outside residents. Un less a town can command the periodical presence of its farm ing community, its business relations must suffer to no mean degree. With the advent of a Banking Institution some twelve months ago an important factor, imperative to the prosperity of the town, is the establishment of the sitting of a LandBoard. Seme time ago the local Council and the Farmers' and Settlers' Assoc. took this matter up, but the agi tation was stopped by the De partment granting certain con cessions to the selectors which, important as they were, fell far short of our requirements. This practical refusal, in one instance, should not in the slightest de gree, debar us from demanding our just rights. It is a matter which concerns...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 5 December 1902
HUfJICiPAL COUNCIL. _; :; TENDERS. ? v:'; TENDERS will be received up to 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 6th, for about 4' Chains of Boadwork and 1 Causeway on main, road to Parkes. Specifications at' Council Chambers. W. B. WYNNE, Council Clerk. Race Privileges. Messrs. H. N. Gibson & Co., will offer by PUBLIC AUCTION, Saturday, 6th December, (TO-MORROW), Privileges in connection with the Raco Meeting to be held on BOXING DAY, as under : 1 PUBLICAN'S BOOTH, 1 FRUIT AND REFRESHMENT STALL. RACE CARDS. RIGHT OF TATTERSALL'S Also Grafs Right to Racecourse Paddock for 12-jnonths from January 1st, 1903. H. N. GIBSON & Co., Auctioneera,&c, Peak Hill. Che PeaR Bill 'express, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1902.
DEBILITY. SOME HINTS FOR THIS WEATHER. HOW TO KEEP HEALTHY. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 5 December 1902
DEBILITY. SOME HINTS FOR THIS WEA THER. HOW TO KEEP HEALTHY. Debility is a state which is generally caused by a combination of nervous exhaustion, indigestion, deranged liver and constipation. This is brought about by the system being 'run down.' Tho functions of the body are irregular and weak, the waste matter is not carried off, properly, the blood becomes poor and thte Complexion sal low. The whole extern, in cases like this, needs ' toning up.' The diet must be regulated and a remedy must be taken that will put the digestive organs in thorough -working order. For this work Bile Beans for Bilious ness are the very best specific as they act in a gentle manner, and are so c impounded that they repair the waste of the nervous system and make pure rich blood. Bile Beans, on every hand are effecting1 cures for debility and all Summer Ailments, suoh as loss of tone, hick of physical force &c, &c. Bile Beans are sold by Chemists and Storekeepers generally, price Is 1 Jd...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 5 December 1902
Local and General. t'. A party of local, fishermen loft on Wednesday last for a£ week's fishing at Alegala. . . . .; .. 'y?' ''.''?' . One hundred and fifty eight .bales of wool were despatched froni Dubbo railway station last week. 76 points of rain fell at Peak Hill on Friday List. Mr. B. Charles of Mingelo has a splendid crop of maize growing. Un fortunately the area is rather small. 'Andy Kelly, M.P. saysthat the bar maids of Sydney are as respectable a class of people as ever he came in con tact with. This doesn't say much then for the class of people whom Andy usually associates with !' Molong Express, The Cambridge Club Hotel has now been thoroughly renovated after its severe treatment, in the recent storm. ' Molong P. and S.'P,; Board hSs a credit balanoe of £567/i3s Id, and has resolved to loan to the* Rabbit Board £200, on approved security, at 3£ per cent for four months. ? . The town is extremely quiet and business generally is very depressed. Prospects for Xmas are gloo...
Rainfall. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 5 December 1902
Rainfall. The following are rain records of the recent disturbance : — ' Peak Hill ? 70 Wellington .; .. 61 Oobar ? 360 Byrock ? 350 Girilanibone . . . . 285 Nyngan ? 300 ' Eourke ? 285 Dandaloo . . . . 77 Singleton . . . . 250 Coolah ? 100 Cassilis ? 98 Coonanible . , . . 60 Gulgong . . . . . . 74 Inverell .. .. .. 190 Louth ? 101 Mudgee ? 60 Warren ? 90 Warialda .. .. 97 Brewamna .-. . . 26 Condobolin . .? . . 9 Carcoar . ? .. . i . . 60 Carinda ., .-;? ... 35 Coonabarabran . . . . 32 Dubbo ? 48 Hill End ? 55 Mungindi . . . . 3G . Orange . . . . . . 97 Walgett ? 9 Wanaaring . . . . 22 Woolgoolga . . . . 35 White Cliffs . ; .. 42 Barringun . . . . 32 Enngonia . * . . .-. 25 Qoodooga . . . . . . 12 Mt. Drysdale . . . . 22 Nymagee ., .. .. 110 Trangie ? 131 Canonbar ? 136 Quambone . . . . 90 (Jongolgin . . . . 30 Mogil ... ./ ... 12 Collarcndabri . . . . 15 Molong ...... 71
Mr. Ray. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 5 December 1902
Mr. Ray. . We regret to -report that Mr. Ray, head teacher at the local Public School, is again confined to his bed. For a considerable time past Mr. Ray has not been enjoying the beet of health. Some three months back he was seized with a serious illness from which it would appear lie has never fully re covered. Although -with that deter mination 'which is /so characteristic of him, he persisted in attending to liis duties, all could see -that he was far from. well. On his arrival at Peak Hill about \8 months ago, Mr. Ray would bear favorable comparison with the most robust. He i6 now, however, in consequence of the long continued illness, exceedingly reduced in phy sique. We trust lie may speedily be restored to his health and strength.