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Mining. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 17 June 1899
Mining1. Rapid progress is being made with tho Fort Bourke cyanide -works, and tho Chesney will have a big say in the surely approach ing general hum. The following grant has been made from the Prospecting Voto: — H. J. Cornish, Cobar, 100 feet cross-cut at 12s 6d por foot. An interesting little collection of West Australian telluride specimens has been sent by the Mines Department to Hr Warden Brown of Cobar for exhibition. In this colony, -whore only bismuth tclluiido has been found as yet, these specimens aro of special value. They ^include the pale-brassy calavorite, a tollurido of gold res'iubling iron pyrites but not crystallising in cul^ liko that minornl, pet/.ite, and 11 strange inustur. I gold specimen, from which the volatile tel lurium has passed off. Mr J. M. Scott, Mining Broker, Cobar, reports, — Business in the mining mavkot for tho -week showed a considerable increase and more stocks wero dealt in and generally the business was on a more satisfactory basis. Young Au...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 17 June 1899
An Ultimo Sensation. GHFMISIV ~\\m- I! WS -CKKD. AVIi. n i. ne r a s ..lout a s up Uiii|4 rail s' ul.- - the mpitssion is Ilint evrryl.hini! lias been lurrird risiile nut, or lliroun aboii- rfg ?Tillfsn of conR;qu(?n'r5 This, in a I'l I'litul'f shop, is n ' liberty lint cannot be Inkun. with iu)| imi'y, nnd nus not, in Ihc cine itatfcl to our nporlcr br Mr Waltor Tyo, of 33. Mo Wllmi- street, Ultimo. ' 'Die nliolo iilacc »a^ fairly ranancked,' said h^ .'Not a Iliin' wliioh it. wa* thought might, allot irtte the ttiribU ogour I wn» suffering UiroVgh rheumatism was left untried.',' ' ???? l ? . Wlml. win the cause of itj Mr rye? 'It i« some oighletn motitln ago thai, after bcine out in t.mv iholemont .winthrr. I commenced to suffer from aching ftgonie» in liinba and bo;lr, uncl fljinj; pnins nnil sliffnrssin the jinls ; anil 1 also i-xpm- ? ciiccd 6uddoii chill?, generally succeeded by henry (weiils. i'lio pain I suffered was so Bi-rcre that 'sleep was nn impossibility, and should 'I ...
Topics of the Week. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 17 June 1899
Topics of the Week. The small public meeting held in the Cobar Council Chambers on Mon- day evening to deal with the water question took a sensible course. To put the matter briefly, it thanked the &nbsp; Government for its kind offer of pure water at 10s per 1000 gallons and de- cided to accept that offer if such ac- ceptance became necessary. Mr Al- derman Morrison, who made the prin- cipal speech, dwelt on the necessity for ratepayers to tell the Council ex- actly what water they required. We recommend ratepayers to read this Alderman's sound practical remarks as reported in another column and 'when found make a note of' them &nbsp; — according to the practice and precept of Captain Cuttle. Cobar has been extremely apathetic over the Federation question, and we sincerely hope that it will shake itself into wakefulness by next Tuesday and that voters will grasp what may be the opportunity of a lifetime — the oppor- tunity to make a nation and to raise the tone and ...
Local and General [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 17 June 1899
Local and General Improving. — The injured man Williams in the Cobar Hospital is, we gather, im- proving. IMPOLITE. — The Orange Leader refers to the anti-federalists as ''anti-Billy-Goats.' This must be because they want to 'baa' the &nbsp; acceptance of the Bill. For Bronohial Coughs taKo Wood's Groat Pepiwrminr. Ctira. 1/(1 unit 2/(1, Reserve Revoked. — The following tem- porary reserves on the resumed area of &nbsp; Moothuinbil holding have been revoked. — &nbsp; No 1,187 County Mouramba, ph. Kinnear, area, 1 280 acres Also west extension of reserve 1,187 on North Peak holding, area, 100 acres Also No 1,100 of 640 acres, and No 2,731 of 2, 600 acres, both on Moothum- bil holding. Ulalled and tnyiniible.Wojd'H Groat Peppermint Cure foif Coughs andf Colds, Elector's Rights.— We are informed that there is a heavy issue of electors' rights all over the Cobar electorate. These will still be obtainable at the Cobar Court House up to 9 p.m. on Monday. Mr Burke h...
Police and Small Debts. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 17 June 1899
Police and Small Debts. On Tuesday, before the Police Magistrate, a case against a parent for neglecting to pay school fees was adjourned till the 20th for prosecutor's attendance. &nbsp; Next day, before Mr N. Morrison, J.P. Nicholas Ryan pleaded guilty to disobeying an order for maintenance, and was commit- ted to gaol till the order, amounting with costs to £9 3s 2d, is satisfied. P. Feeley, for whom Mr Hogan appeared, proceeded before the P.M. on Tuesday against Geo Cheong (for whom Mr Elwin appeared) for detention of property, viz., 1 waggonette, value £20. The case lasted several hours. No order was made. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; In Tuesday's Small Debts Court , judgment &nbsp; was given in several small cases, and one case occupied several hours. This was an action in which George Arthur Elliss, for- &nbsp; merly in the employ of the Cobar Herald, proceeded against Peter Hannay, proprietor of this journal, for £30 wages and travelli...
The Federal Bill. MR P. G. QUINN, M.P. SUPPORTS THE BILL. ITS DEMOCRATIC ASPECT. THE KEY TO AUSTRALASIAN GREATNESS. N.S.W. MUST GAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 17 June 1899
The Federal Bill. MR P. G. QUINN, M.P. SUPPORTS THE BILL. ITS DEMOCRATIC ASPECT. THE KEY TO AUSTRALASIAN GREATNESS. N.S.W. MUST GAIN. On Wednesday evening Mr P. G. Quinn, member for Bligh Division, delivered an address supporting the Federal Bill, in Crow's Hall. Mr N. Morrison occupied the chair, and Mr Snelson (Mayor) also had a seat on the platform. Before introducing the speaker, the Chairman asked for a patient hearing, and added that he felt sure they would give it, for out of the scores of times he had asked for the same thing for other speakers he had never been disappointed. When the meeting commenced there were less than 100 people in the hall. Applause greeted Mr Quinn, who is a tall gentleman possessing a com- manding presence and a clear though not fluent style. He believed that every intelligent elector throughout the colony was now familiar with the broad lines of the Constitution. The question was before them last year, and now they had to vote on it again. The count...
Local Football. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 17 June 1899
Local Football. The local footballers have been going in for plenty of practice recently. Scratch matches were played on Saturday and Wed- nesday. The Town team roll up badly. The Bourke players will not be able to come to Cobar next week as arranged, and that match stands indefinitely postponed. Nyn- gan players will visit Cobar un Wednesday, 6th July. In the scratch matches, the local players have shown a marked improvement. The scrums were better, open play was freely indulged in, and there was a welcome ab- sence of unnecessarily rough play.
BREVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 17 June 1899
BREVITIES. Referendum! &nbsp; Next Tuesday! &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Vote for United Australia! &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Anti-billy-goats bleat notwith- &nbsp; &nbsp; standing. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Stock Board meeting, yesterday. &nbsp; All the down country metallicians. And a lot of back-country metal Left Cobar by last Monday's train. It's onlythe metal we mourn. Cheap water offered by Govern- ment. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; And will be accepted if necessary. &nbsp; Government action highly com- mendable. Condobolin people paying 1s 9d per 100 gals for water. Sydney Sheep Show in a fort- night. The pastoralists' desire : Rising &nbsp; wool and falling rain. Stock Board Assessments in this issue. Mr Quinn, M.P., spoke on Wed- nesday. He's a staunch-Federalist. Carroll, M.P., has been touring Lachlan Electorate for Federation. Bank of Australasia opened ...
Sporting. The Turf. COBAR T.C. SETTLING. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 17 June 1899
Sporting. The Turf. COBAR T. C. SETTLING. The settling in connection with the Cobar Turf Club took place at the Great Western Hotel on Friday evening of last week, when there was a very large attendance. Mr N. Morrison occupied the chair. The prizes, amounting to £220, were paid over, the principal winners being — J. Hunt £63, Ecir £53, Mathieson £37, Lyons £22, Clarke £21, Norton £17, and Richardson £7. The proceedings were lubricated with the usual brands. Mr Morrison proposed the 'Win- &nbsp; ners ' in a speech worthy of his reputation. This was responded to by Messrs J Hunt, Mathieson, Clarke, Lyons, and Griffith (on &nbsp; behalf of Mr Ecir). The health of the losers &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; was proposed by Mr Hunt, and replied to by &nbsp; Messrs Bates and Burns (the latter on behalf of Mr Richardson, of White Cliffs). At this stage Mr J. Hunt inaugurated a fund for the relief of the jockey Davis, who had his collar bone broken in th...
Cycling. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 17 June 1899
Cycling. At Dubbo League of Wheelmen's Sports on Wednesday W. Campbell (Peak Hill) defeated T. Herbert (Narromine) in a match for £25 aside. E. N. Morgan won the local handicap, and G. Horder the Wheel race. At Melbourne on Friday of last week the well known cyclist Corbett was committed for trial on a charge of negligent riding and causing an accident to the cyclist Martin. Evidence was given alleging that Corbett deliberately out across tho outside and caused the accident. Expert evidence for the defence purported to show that it was due to several unavoidable oircumstances.
Mount Drysdale. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 17 June 1899
Mount Drysdale. We learn by the courtesy of Man- ager Williams that no water was caught at Mt Drysdale during the late &nbsp; rain, which was very steady and soak- &nbsp; ing so that the water did not run. Silence reigns, in consequence of &nbsp; the drought, at the Drysdale and new &nbsp; Eldorado, but the contractors are busy on the cyanide works and it is hoped they will be ready in nine weeks or so. The plans are ready for enlarging the mine tanks on the properties named so as to cope with future droughts. There are 14ft of water in the Government Tank, one of the best supplies in tho district. Work is proceeding on the Just-in- Time and the Proprietary, on which last McPherson and party have an excellent show.
Cobar Witer TEMPORARY ARRANGEMENTS. GENEROUS GOVERNMENT OFFER [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 17 June 1899
Cobar Water &nbsp; TEMPORARY ARRANGEMENTS &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; GENEROUS GOVERNMENT OFFER In last issue of this paper a meeting was reported at which it was decided to ask the Government for the free carriage of water &nbsp; by train to Cobar, in consequence of the water famine then apparently impending. Since that time a little rain has fallen, encouraging people to hope for more, and feeling about water prospects isn't at the heat it was. However, replies were of course &nbsp; received, and the Council considered them on &nbsp; Saturday, with the result that another public &nbsp; meeting was convened for Monday night. &nbsp; It was too late to advertise it and the bell- &nbsp; &nbsp; man only was employed to make the meeting &nbsp; public. The night was cold and under 20 &nbsp; ratepayers attended, only about three alder- &nbsp; men being present. The Mayor (Alderman Snel...
Government Railways. Cheap Excursion to Melbourne, Wednesday, June 81,1899. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 17 June 1899
Government Railways. Cheap Excursion to Melbourne, Wed- nesday, June 31, 1899 [sic]. Passengers from Cobar will be charged the local Holiday Excursion fare to Dubbo, there re-booking at the &nbsp; Cheap Excursion fare of £3 10s first class and £2 10s second class. Pas- sengers must travel by the train leaving Cobar at 7.35 a.m. on the 21st June, thence via Blayney-Harden line, &nbsp; joining the special train at Harden for Melbourne. The tickets will be available for return by the mail train leaving Mel- bourne at 6.15 a.m. on any day (Sundays excepted) up to and includ- ing Thursday, 20th July, 1899. For further particulars see hand- bills and posters. By order of the Commissioners. H. McLACHLAN, Secretary. &nbsp; &nbsp;
SECOND TEST. Small Scoring. London, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 17 June 1899
SECOND TEST. Small Scoring. London, Thursday. The test match commenced with beautiful weather, and on a good wicket. Iredale, Johns, and McLeod stood out. Following are the scores : — England — First. HcLaren. b Jones... , ... A Ranjitsinghi, c and b Jones ... 8 Townsend, st Kelly, b;,Howell ... 5 Fry, c Trumble, b Jones... ... 18 Hayward, b Noble .. ... 1 Tyldesley, c Darling, b Jones ... 14 Jessop, c Trumper, b Trumble ... 51 Jackson, ho w, b Jones : ? 2 Mead, b Jones ... \ ? 7 Lilly, not out ?????, ... ... 18 Rhodes, b Jones ... ? 2 Total, with sundries ... 206 Australia — First. Darling, c Hayward, b Rhodes... 18 Worrall, c Ranji, b RhodeB ... 9 Total, two wickets ? 2« After luncheon there were 80,000 spectators. McLaren won the toss. The first wichot fell for 4, the second for 14, 3rd for 20, 4th for 44, and the 5th for 45. The fielding of the Australians was superb. The collapse of the Englishmen caused great excitement. When Tyldesley joined Jackson, at tho fall of the fifth ...
Tennis. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 17 June 1899
Tennis. In the gentlemen's single tournament, Lakeman with 20 has beaten Breden with 15, 100 to 80 ; and Cadell owing 20 has beaten J. Budd, 100 to 64. Tho following is the result of the draw for the second round in the gentlemen's double tournament — Winners of Scott and Breden 30 v Stevenson and H. Budd 23 will play Duffy and Cadell scr ; Lakeman and Budd 27 will play winners of Morrison and Dalgarno 8 v J. Budd and Giles 40. The following is the result of the draw for the second and third rounds of the gentle- men's single tournament — Second Round— Cadell owes 20 v winner of Scott 40 and Hunt 40 ; Soane 15 v Morri- son owes 20; Stevenson 20 v G. Budd 35 ; &nbsp; and H. Budd 25 v Lakeman 20. Third Round— Winner of 1st pair plays winner of last pair ; winner of 2nd pair plays winner of 3rd pair. &nbsp;
The Trigger. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 17 June 1899
The Trigger. The series of Cobar Cup matches began on Wednesday with the following results ; — 400yds. 600yds. Hp. Ttl. J. M. Scott 28 23 12 63 J. H. Hunt 26 25 10 61 A.B. Cadell 26 30 4 60 B. A. Meek 24 11 24 69 H Dalgarno 30 28 sor 68 &nbsp; R. Johnson 2B 30 Bcr 60 &nbsp; T. Kinkead 20 21 ... 14 66 J. Cotton 27 25 sor 62 &nbsp; M. A.Padula 13 12 24, 60 M J Corbett 22 19 »or il T. H. Rowe 18 16 6 40 F. Cottell 8 8 20 36 &nbsp; J. Healy e 4 21 31 W. Warne 11 2 15 25
English Cricket Fixtures. [Newspaper Article] — The Cobar Herald — 17 June 1899
English Cricket Fixtures. June 15 — At Lord's, England v Australia (Test.) Juno 19 — At Portsmouth, v Oxford University. Juno 22 — At Loieostor, v Leicester- shire. June 2G —At Derby v Derbyshire. June 29 —At Leeds, England v Australia (Test.) July 8— tAt Nottingham, v Notts. July G— At Truro, v An Elovon of England. July 10— Vacant. July 18 — At Bristol, v Gloucester shire. July 17 — At Manchester, England v Australia (Tost.) July 20 —Match at Crystal Palace. July 24 — At ? Kennington Oval, at Surrey. ; ? July 27 — At Brighton, v Sussex. July 31— At Lord's, v M.C.C and Ground. . Aug 8— At Portsmouth, v Hamp shire. Aug 7— At Birmingham, v War wickshire. ? ' Aug 10 — At Canterbury; ? v Kent. Aug l'i— At Kennington* Oval, England v Australia (Test.) Aug 17— At Choltenhani, v Glou cestershire. : ' ;?.: ?Aug 21— -At'Lord s,*v Middlessaix. ' . Aug 2'i— At Tauntoh, y Somerset. Aug 28- — At Liverpool,, v Lanca shire. '*'..;?. . ; '.-''? ??'?- . '''??? ;-' '..-' Aug 51-^At Scarborough, v an...