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Molong Rabbit Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 5 December 1902
Molong Babbit Board. The second meeting of the above was held at Molong oil Tuesday, No vember 25th. Prosont: F. E. Churchill (Chair), J. Matthews, C. E. Palmer. E. E. Moore and E. Hunt ? Mr. W. C. Finch wns appointed Secretary at a .salary of .£75 par an num. It was agreed on the motion of Mr. Matthews, seconded by Mr. Moore, that a loan of £200 from the P. and S. P. Broard be accepted at 3£ per cent, interest,* and that no assessment be levied until after tho 31st Daco;nbw. It was resolved to write to tho Minister and obtain all particulars in connection with application for wire netting. With inference to the amalgamation of tho P.andS.P. and the Babbit Boards, .under the projwsed Consolidat ing Act, Mr. Matthews considered it would be grossly unfair if the mem bers of the Eabbit Board, who had been elected for three years, were thrown out and forced to the expense and trouble of seeking re-election. He thought that the gentlemen at present constituting the various Babbit Boards ...
Dog Poisoning. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 12 December 1902
.* Dog Poisonings An offence, most heinous and con temptible in its nature, was .cousuin uiated last week,- by 'the lajang of baits in tho various Streets of Peak Hill, thus causing the death of a large num ber of 'valuable dogs. Not content oven, with -the'Jiavoc -which the pre sence of -thesa baits in the different Streets must necessarily occasion, the culprit apparently had the audacity to throw broadcast, these poisoned morsels into peoples' yards. -A crime so dar» ing, and at the «amo time' so mean and dastardly, could ^hardly be iuia* gined. It w.ould be interesting to know what the police are doing in tho mat ter. If, as soenis to be the universal ?idea, that the baits were poisoned with 'Cyanide, same could hay e only been obtained from one of about 3 sources;* (provided of course that it was not secured outside), or if. with Arsenic tiien a 'glance jatJbhe poison register of our local - Chemist aughi elicit some v .clue,- - 'Anyhowjii&'^ostigations ty the . authori...
Cricket Mems. NOTES ON THE GAME. PEAK HILL v. ALECTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 12 December 1902
- Cricket Mems. NOTES ON THE GAME. . Peak Him, v. Alectowit. By Scout. Quito a crowd assembled -to witness the match nudthoiadips added much to tho charm. . . ? Those barbed wire -saats and plain , wire shades are -not quite the- thing' though. - - : ; LitchSold and Yeo played best for , their -side, and Potls, Froaman, and Wattsjfor Poak. Walter Gibison's catch, that disjeseS of YeO' was one of the very best I've seen. His bowling too was much better than usual/'-.'' Poor Jack Gibsoif's luck is still dead out. 3?le.yingas though he'd make 50, at least, ho was under tho impnswon the umpire called 4, walked out of his crease and was stumped. Hard luck Jack} ?Very noticeable tlmt at the spread, only three of the Peak Hill side con descended to graco the $ablo with their pTeseace. The Gibson Bros, and Jim Freeman, Tho spread was tip top and reflects great -credit on Mrs. Freeman. The Alectownites had a jolly trip and seemingly enjoyed themselves to overflowing. This latter is not to be...
POLICE COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 12 December 1902
POLICE'COURT. Christina JBrodiev. Florence Tay lor, ; . .- ' Mr. T. Pearce appeared on 'be- half of complainant. Mr. J. A. Bamber for the Defendant. Jessie Bi-odie, a school -girl deposed that on the 19th November while play ing in front of the Post Office, defen dant had Struck her several times on the head, arid had also knocked her head against the wall oi Ihe Post .Office. In consequence of which she was unaHe to attend school for. a week. No provocation was given the defen dants ,~ To Mr. Bamber-! Did no't kick the' defendant, or in any way quaiTelTvith, her; defendant had been quarrelling'' with my -sister. Polina Kupp gave -corroborative evidence. Sergeant Brayne deposed to having, in company with Constable Ferris, visited the home of the complainant \ had carefully examined 'the child, and had found only a small mark on tho riglit hand side of the head. Florence Taylor, defendant, deposed that she was a school girl-: On the evening in question she was quarrel ling with ?Chri...
Police Court, FRIDAY DECEMBER, 5TH., 1902. WARDEN'S COURT. (Before the P.M., Mr. E. A. L. Sharpe and Messrs. Gibson and Nashe J.sP.) [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 12 December 1902
Police Court, . Fbidat December, 5th., 1902. WARDEN'S COURT, (Before the P.M., Mr. E. A. L. Sharp's and Messrs. Gibson add Nashe JTsP. j Application for suspension of Labor, conditions by tho Proprietary Gold; Mining Coy. r : W. Cross, duly sworn deposed ; Up till.31st Oct. last the -^ull labor has been employed, P.M.: 'Full labor?' . Deponent: '-'Yes.' P.M. : ' Are you aware -©£ what you ; are swearing ?'.' . ' -D.epcnant:' 'Yes! Thore have been 32 men on.' ? ' -. P.M. : 'That is not the full labor! You should have 4.9 men on !' '. Deponent : ' It is impossibe to find room for moro than 32 men. 1 have been working the men up till October at a-disadvantage to the Company.' — P.M.': ' Another difficulty in the way of granting a suspension is that tho rent has not been paid.' Deponent tih- 2 think *tiiG~ Direetors have been granted extension of time.' RM. : 'Yes, they have had time, but the time has now expired* How ever, I suppose the f aot is you have no water ? ' Deponent: Yes! P.M...
NARROMINE. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 12 December 1902
NAREOMINE. The contractor ia pushing on- with the town Hall building. A few light showers foil locally on Tuesday last. . v The recent rains have gladdened the hearts of the many. Unfortunately the downpour has come too late to be of any benefit to tho wheat fields, but what haS'-Mbi^ has beon very accep- ?''''??'? table, as it has 'helped the supply .for domostie purposes, and freshens up the grass ana herbage. . ??'?. ;;
Fire at Tomingley [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 12 December 1902
Fire at Tomingley On Friday last Mr. H. N. Gibson,' J. P. District ^Coroner, conducted an inquest at Tomingley touching a - fire.; which ocurred at the Blacksinith'sshop' 'owned by Mr. A J. Moy, on the pre ceding Wednesday. Subsequent to the jury being sworn an adiournnidnt was made .toVtiio; 'scene of &e fire. . On resuming, TV£r. . A* J,. 5£oy, on ? oaih. deposed, to having left his shop; at about midday on Wednesday. ? Everything then appeared 'alright,.. the . first -intimatibn he had of the. . jfu-e was while eating his lunch. HV ran. to^ho spot but cuuld do nothing as the fire had too big a hold. The premises, &tbck etc were insured in 'the Lion Fire Insurance Co. for £330. :. He estimated tho total loss at £800 Did mot know how fire originated. / Did' not think anyone had sufficient \c. -?:. -malice against him to set the premises n-:-'onfire. -7Y . ' /'?-,. .' ??'?.*.' ' 'William1 Phillips, John Reilly and First Class CostabiB Williams also gave ? evidence. ~...
Premier's Offiice, Sydney. 28th November, 1902. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 12 December 1902
?l?i-emier' s Offiice, S vdiie v- 28th November, 1902. 'Sir, — T am in Receipt of your letter '-of yesterday'sjiate, detailing the best - means of ailevi&ing^tliirtlistvess caused 'in tho Condobdlifi. electorate 'by -the, ' drought, and have forwarded the com-; ?munieation-to my Honorable 'Colleague1 ;the Secretary ; for ^Public 'Works, for -his information and guidance. ? -? Yours etc., Joiur See. ToP.'J. Clara, Esq., M.L.A., ?Parliament House. ? T
MOLONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 12 December 1902
??'?-'' '' MOLONG. '-??'*? ^'-^^?*; Tho Eev. A. Stephen preached to a '« large congregation in Molong ksfc v Sunday on 'The place and power of ? :.; emancipated womanhood.' . . ? :\ ? At a meeting of tho Molong Band on. Wednesday, it was decided to play street programes on alternate Wed nesdays, and sacred programme one Sunday in each month. The collector : handed in £3 6s, and it was decided to convene a special meetuig for Friday, 12th instant. Crown Land Sale a| Molong on 19th December. Allotments at Msnildra. ' The consumption of gas in Molong for November shows a deficiency of ? ? -- 12,000 cubic foot compared with that consumed the previous month. . Molong Council has applied for a . share in the proposed grant to be ex pended by tho ? Government on public works in drought-stricken centres.
Official Correspondence. Sydney 28 11 02. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 12 December 1902
Official Correspondence. ? Sydney 28IJTI 11027 Sec, Farmers' and Settlers' Associa tion, Peak' Hill. Sir, — The resolutions forwarded to me forprdBentatioh to tlie Premier, X :have attended to, andasyou-areawa'reN ? that a Conference of the respective ?heads of- Political Parties have since been held, -andr'tho ..patieulars of tlieir '?deliberations published;' TheGovern jjient are now about to expedite all; Public 'Works^ -especially those of ? a reproductive nature. Now that the Water and Drainage Bill has passed, ?it is Mr. O'Sullivan's intention to -push '^on with Water Conservation Works as t;early as possible, and I may inform . you that plans are now being prepared for tho construction of -a series of Weirs in the Bogan River, besides ../.other minor Works in the Condobolin '' Electoratei As' soon as the appropria tion Bill is passed/the Bogan Gate to .. ' 'Bulbodney Railway Construction -will be immediately proceeded 'with. Mi\ Pittmau, the Government Geologist, will also re...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 12 December 1902
.-'?;' 'r - t' , ' '' ? ' ? ' . : ' . . ? ' ' ? - ? , ? 1- ? ^- : | ' WE WANT ; .. You to do business with us. We j . claim to bo experts iu the particular lines of Business thai we are plying, and aa such, tan ofler. advantages that camiot be offered by auy oilier firm, either in Price, Quulity, or Selection. WE ARE NOT ABSOLUTELY CASH TRADERS, We.likeALLOTHER COUNTRY STORES i do a little of either, only that we see that the ndvautago is on the side of CASH. By lhis system we are able to supply you with the Best Goods at the. Best Prices, and .J ? :' ia making your purchase you -are not caUed upon to pay ; up for the f ellovr that has slopod. Lest we Forget ! OUR STRAW HATS (Ladies, Gents., ? and Children's), are worthy of your attention. Vire am sho-w you a range from Od to Half-a-G-uinea, iu any Colo?- cr Shape yon mig-ht- fauoy. - JACKSON & JnvRbUllji Drapers, Men's Mercers, Outfitters, PEAK HILL. - I B S tJ i^i M ?—* ^B& ^»»^ B ^B AND COMPANY. Auctioneers, Land,...
Current Jottings. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 12 December 1902
Current Jottings. *. ? . .? (By Grasshopper*)' Sir 'William Lyne must feel decided ly uncomf^tablfi^raftw . tire perusal of - ' (Jeorgie'a' address la tie ToVn Hall last week. Sir William has promised most certainly-,- at least & dozea times, to address the citizens o£ the JHetropo ' Hsou Federal matters, hut each 'fimG matters of importance Lav© cropped up to hinder him Vrith the regularity of - the proverbial clock. Afterthelamen table scene at the Prime Minister's address, Sir Williiun grew quite elo quent on his pluck, ah.d thotpeoplo be lieved that it was almost a 'Dead cert' that the 'Home Secretary would be' heard holding forth T:ho Spilowisg ?week, but like the Hon. 'Kidd's cheap broad, it never 'came/ It takes the; longest word of the English Language to sum up the pr&sefifc day Politicians very ' Incomprehensibilities,' and the, ?writer is anxiously awaiting the time' when these important' personages will; be filled from the -ranks of tho fair sex, when sha...
Editorial Notes. ARTESIAN BORE. [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 12 December 1902
Editorial Notes. ARTESIAN BORE. To-moerov the Peak Hill Branch of the Farmers' and Settlers' Association meet for tho purpose of discussing matters in connoctiou with, and Urging upon the Department the necessity which exists for the immediate sinking of a trial Bore, at a locality between , this centre and Bullock Creek. In years past one or two applications of a similar nature lias bpen made, but the Department have always been averse, as it considerd tliat wo did not come within the great Australian Basin, and were consequently not in Artesian country. Of course, before arriving at this conclusion the Govern ment had sent up various officers to report. These officers had visited different centres such ns Peak Hill, Pifield, Bogon Grate, &c, and from what they saw were quite justified in the statement that it was useless to look for Artesian water. At the same time there is a big expanse ' of coun try lying between the point named, in some placoB exceeding -60. miles in wi...
LATEST TELEGRAMS [Newspaper Article] — The Peak Hill Express — 12 December 1902
LATESTTELEGRAMS ? The Venezuelan President declares. tUut .^M Venezuelan creditors must wait until internal '^m peace is restored. He says ho cannot accept ^M ?humiliation,' ne it is -offonBiTe to .Venezuela s ^m dignitj'. This statement is regarded as 9 deBant. ? . , ., . . S - .. Two bi ex -President Kruger's friends have ? offered to go bail in £ J 000 caola, if lie is al- ? lowed to return to Africa* . S Application is to bp -made; to-day to tho 9 Federal Govenuuent for exemption of the '9 Hatters from the Eesnictiou Bill on tho S jground that thoynre pBrsoneof apodal dell. '.? 3ttrr-5arriitlieBs-3ite nfoved in ihe AsBenbly ? tliat the Government should provide rebate of ? payment, on -breadstuff and fodder. An S amendmeut that the Government shall import fl if necessary, ?was accepted by the Premier 9 and carried. - - '-?-..- ' ?: _-?-.' -H : CaptaiiiEcid, in giving evidence re Elioga- ? mite Enqniry, BEidtiierewsB plenty of time to S escape if. the - nginee bid . been reversed...