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A United Memorial. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 31 January 1901
A United Memorial. Service for Queen Victoria will be held in the Park on Saturday, 2nd February, commencing punctually at i p.m. A strong choir including representatives of all the choirs iu town will render some well-known hymns including some of the late Queen's farorities. Two short ad dress will be given — and suitable por tions of scripture will be read. A memorial card containing the -hymns to be sung and the order of service will be supplied to tl)ose taking part. It is bopotj that the various public bodies including the Half lfoliday Association, the Oddfellows, tlie Forresters, and the Masons will march from the Council Chambers to the Park. The City Bund will at close of the proceedings play the ?'Dead Marcli.' The Hevg, A. B,ichards., B;. Jennings and J. Oolwell, who have arranged far this memorial suryice, will b.3 glac; if tl)e townspeople will attend en mnsse to pay thjs last d'iliuto of respoet to, the inonioryof the most glorious woman of the present age. We underst...
Interesting Land Case. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 31 January 1901
Interesting Land Case. A land case at Parkes on Tuesday excited considerable interest. A holder of a pastoral lease, under permit, im proved a portion of his holding, until 3000 acres had nearly £1400 worth of improvements upon it. He did not obtain an extension of his lease, as anticipated, but the land was made available for settlement lease, and, as such, he applied for it. Three other applicants stood upon their rights to participate in the ballot, but several withdrew. The pastoral lessee said he had lost £7000 on the block, and that the failure of his application would very largely increase his losses. The other applicants urged that it was not shown that the improvements had not been effected for the purpose of secur ing the land against the spirit of the Lands Act. The board unanimously decided that the lessee's application had priority over the three other ap plications. ?
CHURCH SERVICES. WESLEYAN CHURCH [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 31 January 1901
UUURCI1 SERVICES. WesleyjN Church Sunday, Feb 3— U and 7.30. Evening subject 'Kiu-j Edward VII.' Rev Jas. Colwcll. Sabbath School, 3 p.m. Monday, Tcmueraiisa Meeting at S Thursday : fellowship Meeting ut 8. Friday, Choir Practice, at S Prisbiterian Cucrch, Hay. Divint service ou Suuday next at the usual hours. At the evening ECivice the Rev R. Jennings will deliver a lecture entitled ' Victoria, the ChrLtian Queen.' Ciidkcu of England, Bay. Feb- 3-U a.m., Slattius, Holy Com munion and Sermon ; 3 p.m., Children's Service ; 7.30 p.m., Jivensntig and Sermon. Monday, Feb 4— District Visitors' Meet ing, 4 p.m. C.vrnouc Church. Mass will be celebrated as follows— Hay, ou Sundays during summer, at 7.3Dau'd 10 a.m.
Greek Orthodox Church. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 31 January 1901
Greek Orthodox Church. A memorial service of the late Queen was held at the Greek Orthodox Church, Eastern Hill, Melbourne, last Sundaj\ The Rev. Praestos Athana sios Kantopoulos officiated. Special prayers were offered for the repose of the soul of the late Queen, ' whom it had pleased God to spare to a loving nation for many years, and under whose wise and beneficent rule there had come a measure of peace and un bounded prosperity and content.' Another prayer asked for power from Heaven for His Majesty the King, 'to rule as wisely as his predecessor, and a long reign, as prosperous and even more peaceful than was the late good Queen's.' The priest, in exhorting all adherents to. pray for the repose of the soul of the dead Queen, paid a grace ful tribute to her wisdom and goodness and kindliness of heart, and to her great influence for peace among the nations. The service was impressive. In front of the altar was placed a miniature coflin surrounded by lighted candles, and above it...
Her Majesty Queen Alexandra [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 31 January 1901
Her Majesty Queen Alexandra (From the 'Argm' Januiry 23.) 'Oh, j .y lo the pe -nlc and j iy to thu|thronp, Cjme to iu, love us, ami make us your nun, AlramidM !' 'SALVE REGINAI' The joy with which 1 lie empire halls to day the con-mrt-crmvii of Q icen Alcxanrlra cannot he dissociated from tin affectiomte regret— a regret akin to that of the bride — 'When c oivnM with blowing she iloth riae Tu Inkc the lntcst leave of home. And hope nnri li^hr regrets that cjme Make April of her tender eyes.' For which the welcoming shout of n loyal con^rdtulntion leupi frjm every Jinarr. there hovers still ft ssnsc uf the los* of tint familiar |namc 'the Princess,' by which, from the first moment of her coming 40 years bro— .viihout any limitation nf her territorial title -uf Watcs'-a universal love has design itcil her. No homige to -tuy can surpass that wherctvith ainiil thun ders of furt ami u -fit the great Laureate has prophetically voiced a people's heart— ??(jome to us, love us, aud make us y...
The Municipal Elections. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 31 January 1901
The JHuuicipal Elections \Ve hail with delight the apparent renewal of interest in municipal matters as-indicated by the nomina tions for the vacancies shortly to occur, and we: sincerely hope that nothing may transpire to prevent any of the gentlemen nominated from goirtg to the poll. It has sometimes happened that two or three gentlemen who have special aptitude for that, kind of work get behind the door, and to suit their own ends, and to bring forward their favorite, so manipulate matters that their man gets a wafer over. That may be a good thing for the man himself, as it may he his only chance of securing a seat, but it is not' always best for the town. Of the men who have been nominated we need say but little, as we have no party axe to grind and no personal end to serve. Our wish is to see men elected who can and will give the necessary time to their duties, and who will quietly and thoroughly do their work considering at all times the interests o£ the rate payers. Mere talk...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 31 January 1901
Ladies and Gkntlemen, — 1 am sending out a great many copies of this issue free, for approval. It is admitted on every hand that two papers are needed to give both sides of the various subjects occupying the public mind. I have therefore reduced the price of the ''Riverina Times' to 10s. a year (in advance) and 12s. (booked), with the hope that, if you have hitherto taken no paper, or whatever other paper you may take, you will also patronise the 'Times.' — John Andhew, .Proprietor. V'}?e*lni pnUished by John AudrewTIl the Office of the ' Riverina Times Bay Standard, and Journal of Water ConservU. tion, Alma-street, Hay, in the colony N«w South Wales,
Booligal. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 31 January 1901
Booiiual futon oiiB. ow cohrespondent.] As you have not heard from this lovely place for a long time, I just drop you a line to let you know we are all alive. We have had a few very trying days lately, but ' use is second nature ' and so when they pass we forgot. iSo far the summer has heeu exceptionally dry. The terrific heat of Saturday ended in a thunder storm on Sunday morning, when 46 points of rain fell. There is abundance of good grass in this district, in fact, given a good season and Booligal would take a lot to bent it in this respect. liabbits are again making their ap pearance, as several Utters have been seen along the river. Game is plenti ful and shooting parties have good sport. Our river is holding out well this year, as it is still running pretty strongly ; we have, in consequence, a good supply of water. The death of Her Majesty the Queen was received with considerable feelings of regret. Everyone felt as if a friend to the British in particular, and the world in ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 31 January 1901
Joshua's Boomerang Brandy. IN ADDITION TO THE Many awards received in Public Competition is the Appreciation Shown by tlic Isssue ol a Royal 'Warrant to Supply Boomerang Brandy To tbe Households of H.M. The Queen, Prince of Wales, and the Duke of York. T. C. WILLIAMS COMPANY, The Manufacturer of ' Welcome Nugget,' ' Victory,' and ' Diadem' Brauds GUARANTEE the ' Wealth of Nations' Brand, To be MADE of the HIGHEST GRADE AMERICAN LEAF TOBACCO. ' Wealth of Nations.' is Worthy of a Trial. ? A Waterbury Keeps Time. TIME IS MONEY! THEREFORE— A WATERBURY WATCH MAKES MONEY. RELIABLE, ACCURATE AKD LOW PRICED. 28 S. BOITOTOB & CO. ™?Ste Sydney & Brisbane THE HAY WOOL & SKIN GO. LACHLAN-STREET, HAY, G. H. COTTRELL (Auctioneer) T i'Immh^I Pa A A/]»a««a J Made on all descriptions of property placed LlDeral laSIl ACtVaaCeS ! in his hand. for Sale, including Landed Estates, House l'roperly or Town Allotments. Live Stock, Furniture and Effects, Wool, Sheepskius, aud all Stat...
SYDNEY STOCK MARKET. [BY TELEGRAPH.] Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 31 January 1901
SYDNEY STOCK MARKET. [BY TELEGIUTH.] Sydney, Thursday. Messrs Williineon and Lavender lele firaph as follow :- Sheep. -About 32,000 sheep penned, all qualities, good proportion being prime, market fluctuated, hut on the whole beet quality made about late rates, other sons weaker. We sold for H. Osbonic 813 uethcrs 13s Gd to 13s 9d, 5 crossbreds 15s fid, 103 merinos 12a ; for Western agents 29 rains 10s lid ; for V. H. Osborne 795 wethers Us Id to ]2s 4d, 202 at 13s 7d. 7 at 10s ; for A. Smilh 137 crossbred wethers 11s tolls 3d, 210 at 10s Sd, 216 at 10a 2d to 10s 3d, 4 at 9*, 22 wethers at 10a ; for Southern Agents 10G ewes at Ss 2d. Cattle.— 10S0 cattle yarded, market little weaker all round.
Late Queen Victoria. THE FUNERAL OF HER MAJESTY. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 31 January 1901
Late Queen Victoria. TnE FUNERAL OF HER MAJESTY. His Excellency the GovernorGene ral lias received the following cable grams from Mr. Chamberlain, Secre tary of State for the colonies : — ' Referring to your telegram of January 23, I have to state that the funeral ot her Majesty will take place on February 2 (Saturday next).' r ' ' His Majesty the King commands me to convey to you the cordial thanks of himself and the Royal Family for the fcind expression of sympathy of yourself, your Ministers, and the people of the Commonwealth on the lamented death of her Majesty Queen Victoria.' 'The order for general mourning is that all persons are expected to put themselves into deepest mourning from January 28. Repeat this telegram to the Governors of the States, and to the Lieutenant-Governor of British New Guinea.' 'His Majesty the King and the Royal Family are deeply touched by the numerous messages of sympathy received from public bodies, associa tions, A'c, throughout Australia. I am co...
Our New Sovereign. THE KING'S ACCESSION. HIS MAJESTY SWORN IN. LONDON, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 31 January 1901
Our New Sovereign. THE KING'S ACCESSION. HIS MAJESTY SWORN IN. London, Thursday. Before His Majesty the King en tered the Council Chamber at St. James's Palace, the council and civic dignitaries were approved by him. At the end of the meeting he signed the proclamation of accession. On entering the chamber, His Majesty spoke extemporaneously with great earnestness. He feelingly referred to the irre parable loss which the Empire had sustained, and also spoke of the Empire's wide and universal sym pathy. With' much emotion His Majesty said that his constant endeavor would be to follow and walk in his beloved mother's footsteps. In taking the title, he desired it to be understood that he did not under value the name of Albert, which he had inherited from his evertobela mented great and wise father. Continuing, His Majesty said ' I desire that his name .should stand alone. I trust that Parliament and the nation will support me in the ar duous duties which have devolved upon me with my i...
Australian Officers Appointed. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 31 January 1901
Australian Officers Appointed. Lieutenant-Colonel H. B. Lassetter has been appointed officer commanding the contingent now bjing raised for South Africa. The only other appoint ments of officers made are Captain J. M. Antill (adjutant, Mounted Rifles) to be major and second in command, and Captain C. F. Cox, of the New South Wales Lancers, to be major commanding the A Company. Colonel Lassetter, who held the rank of cap tain in the South Staffordshire Regi ment, was staff officer of the Mounted Rifles in this State, and organised and commanded the regiment for nine years. He volunteered for command in the Citizens' Bushmen's Contingent, and was recommended for appoint ment, but had to withdraw his nomi nation owing to pressing business engagements. Captain Antill com manded the first company of Mounted ! Rifles sent from New South Wales to South Africa, and did good work throughout the campaign. Captain Cox was in command of the Lancer Contingent which while in England ?volunteered ...
The State Prisons. [Newspaper Article] — Riverina Times, Hay Standard and Journal of Water Conservation — 31 January 1901
The State Prisons. We have receive^ some statistical and other information relative to the gaols of the State. It is shown that, on the last day of 1891, out of every 455 of the general population I was in gaol ; 1894, out of every 480, 1 ; 1S97, out of every 535, 1 ;' 1898, out of every 64G, 1 : 1899, out of every 682, 1 ; 1900, out of every 718, 1. December 31, 18G4,general population, 1,251,450; gaol population, 2604. December 31, 1900, general population, 1365,600; gaol population, 1900- During the last six years the gaol population has decreased actually by 704, and rela tively, as regards the general popula tion by 941. The maximum rates of wages per annum are as follow : — Chief warders, after three years ser vice, £196; chief warders, £190; acting gaolers, first-grade, £184 ; senior warders, £184; first-class warders, £166; second class warders, £148; third class warders, £136 ; probation arv warders, £110; female warders, higher division), £124: female war ders (lower divis...