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Hall o' fame ranking

Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 JohnWarren 5,789,591
2 noelwoodhouse 3,901,474
3 NeilHamilton 3,428,714
4 DonnaTelfer 3,278,720
5 Rhonda.M 3,103,247
...
231 Amen 216,282
232 myreemcg 215,357
233 jdickson2 215,285
234 adrianpaviour 214,686
235 shanniau 214,079
236 Maggiehann 214,064

214,686 line(s) corrected.

Corrections by month

October 2019 3,286
September 2019 4,029
August 2019 4,751
July 2019 4,037
June 2019 4,556
May 2019 4,467
April 2019 4,062
March 2019 4,025
February 2019 3,411
January 2019 9,584
November 2018 2,651
August 2018 511
July 2018 11,338
June 2018 1,669
April 2018 1,279
March 2018 10,521
February 2018 8,743
January 2018 6,964
December 2017 6,961
September 2017 3,123
August 2017 5,248
July 2017 6,063
June 2017 6,386
May 2017 3,061
April 2017 1,400
March 2017 3,108
February 2017 2,234
January 2017 3,108
December 2016 2,499
November 2016 2,435
July 2016 3,038
June 2016 2,027
May 2016 735
March 2016 38
February 2016 2,164
January 2016 1,890
December 2015 2,074
November 2015 2,001
October 2015 2,074
September 2015 2,093
August 2015 2,097
July 2015 2,033
June 2015 2,161
May 2015 2,164
April 2015 2,726
March 2015 2,401
February 2015 2,585
January 2015 2,219
December 2014 2,280
November 2014 2,259
October 2014 839
August 2014 3,918
July 2014 791
June 2014 2,748
May 2014 3,185
April 2014 2,024
March 2014 2,175
February 2014 1,524
January 2014 1,473
December 2013 1,429
November 2013 2,097
October 2013 2,633
September 2013 4,292
August 2013 3,177
July 2013 4,262
June 2013 1,550

Hall o' fame ranking

Rank Corrector Lines corrected
1 JohnWarren 5,789,389
2 noelwoodhouse 3,901,474
3 NeilHamilton 3,428,585
4 DonnaTelfer 3,278,699
5 Rhonda.M 3,103,234
...
228 robynnnekb 217,849
229 Amen 216,028
230 jdickson2 215,285
231 adrianpaviour 214,686
232 shanniau 214,079
233 Maggiehann 214,001

214,686 line(s) corrected.

Corrections by month

October 2019 3,286
September 2019 4,029
August 2019 4,751
July 2019 4,037
June 2019 4,556
May 2019 4,467
April 2019 4,062
March 2019 4,025
February 2019 3,411
January 2019 9,584
November 2018 2,651
August 2018 511
July 2018 11,338
June 2018 1,669
April 2018 1,279
March 2018 10,521
February 2018 8,743
January 2018 6,964
December 2017 6,961
September 2017 3,123
August 2017 5,248
July 2017 6,063
June 2017 6,386
May 2017 3,061
April 2017 1,400
March 2017 3,108
February 2017 2,234
January 2017 3,108
December 2016 2,499
November 2016 2,435
July 2016 3,038
June 2016 2,027
May 2016 735
March 2016 38
February 2016 2,164
January 2016 1,890
December 2015 2,074
November 2015 2,001
October 2015 2,074
September 2015 2,093
August 2015 2,097
July 2015 2,033
June 2015 2,161
May 2015 2,164
April 2015 2,726
March 2015 2,401
February 2015 2,585
January 2015 2,219
December 2014 2,280
November 2014 2,259
October 2014 839
August 2014 3,918
July 2014 791
June 2014 2,748
May 2014 3,185
April 2014 2,024
March 2014 2,175
February 2014 1,524
January 2014 1,473
December 2013 1,429
November 2013 2,097
October 2013 2,633
September 2013 4,292
August 2013 3,177
July 2013 4,262
June 2013 1,550

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THE Western Champion AND PARKES AND FORBES REPRESENTATIVE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1901. (Article), Western Champion (Parkes, NSW : 1898 - 1934), Friday 4 October 1901 [Issue No.12] page 10 2019-10-20 08:37 THJ2
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THE
Western Champion ######
Brief Mention. Local. (Article), Western Champion (Parkes, NSW : 1898 - 1934), Friday 4 October 1901 [Issue No.12] page 8 2019-10-20 08:36 We cater to the wants of men, ######
sergeretto suits, tailor made. li.
Mr C. T. Loader on Wednes
day sold his well-known and j
highly-improved farm, " Campo- J
bollo," Cloobang, to Mr Xiichard I
Job, at a satisfactory figure, the J
sale was effected through Messrs j
Seaborn and Weston. J
The case preferred by the police I
against Mr W. Metcalfe, heard at j
the Court on Tuesday, created S
considerable local interest. It J
with warm expressions of ap
Mwasrs Bennett and Wood, of
dona cod to the local Bicycle Club,
lamps, which are now on view,!
together with "Bed Bird Trophy,"
in Messrs Barnetfc and OlliveVe
the dostructiom of rabbits by poi
Stook while foraging will follow a
L5 fine wethers were recently
poisoned by tins means on one
Mr John Mobbs, of Tiohbourne,
on Sunday night ho had been
that M.r Mobbs' story was pure
lie! ion.
the shearers at Holungaloo were
night live men camped, near the
nhed. and repaid 'Mr Brown's kind
I apparel, money, watches, and other
i WJkoin'ij hiwdH.
local trains takes place onMonday.
Something went'wrong with the
works at Bo wen. Park creamery
on Tuesday and GOO gallons of
awaiting delivery. '
aud around Oondoboliu at the
I Land .Board proceedings we
cases were successfully conduoted
Seaborn and Weston). Mr Sea
born attends all the finings of the
local Laud Board and is a zealous
worker in the imores's of land
An inteiesting event took place
on the local race-course on Satur
bophiia for <410 aside. Sophira
who was conceding 1£ stones to
JJruitiess, went out a warm favor
ite, but after a good race MrSfcaok's
Revision Courts, under the Elec
toral Act, will be held as follows •
—Asbburnham : Banbury, Forbes"
JUugowra, Parkes, Forbes Tuesday
'22nd October. Oondoboliu : Alec
town, Badjerribong, Burra, Oon
doboliu, Dandaloo, Kiacatoo, Mel
rose, Peak Hill, Overflow, Trundle
Oondobolin, Friday, 25fch Ootober •
Dandaloo, Saturday, 12th Ooto«
Orange on Monday. Mr Wade.
Chief Engineer; Father Ourran.
Government, Geologist; MrSeaver
Hydraulic Engineer, and Mr Ver*
capacity as to the extent, the pro
posed Oa-noblas site met the res
quirements necessary for the erec
tion of the .Federal City.
Uorresse, recently purchased by Mr:
A E Anderson for the Myran^le
horse was being led out to exer
and ho will have (hi) sympathy 0j?
all lovers of a good thoroughbred*
Herviooin connection with the doafch
in the Weslovan Church. The
llev B Lane, who took for his text
being dead yot speaketh," de
livered a very forceful and touch
March" was played by tha
South African War, Lanoe-Oor
aud subsequently invalided home.
Then Trooper VV M Hughes was
aowduiuly shot in the leg, ampu
ll'roopers George Sherringham and
P Nolan have felt the utiug of Boor
bullets. Thus of the eoldiers
supplied by Cumnock, iu the Em*
pile's cause, live has been wounded
ifc itt feared that, in two
instances, the brave lads will ho
crippled^ all their life,—Molonft
Ai'(SJU0i
We cater to the wants of men,
sergerette suits, tailor made. R.
sold his well-known and
highly-improved farm, " Campobello,"
Goobang, to Mr Richard
Job, at a satisfactory figure, the
sale was effected through Messrs
Seaborn and Weston.
The case preferred by the police
against Mr W. Metcalfe, heard at
the Court on Tuesday, created
considerable local interest. It
Messrs Bennett and Wood, of
donated to the local Bicycle Club,
lamps, which are now on view,
together with "Red Bird Trophy,"
in Messrs Barnett and Ollivers
the destructiom of rabbits by poison
Stock while foraging will follow a
15 fine wethers were recently
poisoned by this means on one
Mr John Mobbs, of Tichbourne,
on Sunday night he had been
that Mr Mobbs' story was pure
fiction.
the shearers at Nelungaloo were
night five men camped near the
shed and repaid 'Mr Brown's kindness
apparel, money, watches, and other
Thom's hands.
local trains takes place on Monday.
Something went wrong with the
on Tuesday and 600 gallons of
awaiting delivery.
and around Condobolin at the
Land Board proceedings we
cases were successfully conducted
attends all the sittings of the
local Land Board and is a zealous
worker in the interests of land-
An interesting event took place
Sophira for £10 aside. Sophira
who was conceding 1½ stones to
Fruitless, went out a warm favorite,
but after a good race Mr Stack's
Act, will be held as follows :
—Ashburnham : Banbury, Forbes,
Eugowra, Parkes, Forbes Tuesday
22nd October. Condobolin : Alectown,
Badjerribong, Burra, Condobolin,
Melrose, Peak Hill, Overflow, Trundle,
Condobolin, Friday, 25th October ;
Orange on Monday. Mr Wade,
Chief Engineer; Father Curran,
Government Geologist; Mr Seaver
Canoblas site met the
of the Federal City.
Correze, recently purchased by Mr
A E Anderson for the Myrangle
and he will have the sympathy of
all lovers of a good thoroughbred.
service in connection with the death
in the Wesleyan Church. The
Rev B Lane, who took for his text
being dead yet speaketh,"
March" was played by the
South African War, Lance-Corporal
and subsequently invalided home.
Then Trooper W M Hughes was
accidentally shot in the leg, amputation
Troopers George Sherringham and
P Nolan have felt the sting of Boer
bullets. Thus of the soldiers
supplied by Cumnock, in the
Empire's cause, five has been wounded
— and it is feared that, in two
instances, the brave lads will be
crippled all their life,—Molong
"Argus."
Brief Mention. Local. (Article), Western Champion (Parkes, NSW : 1898 - 1934), Friday 4 October 1901 [Issue No.12] page 8 2019-10-20 08:16 JuocaL
Parkes Council meets next Mon
the local creamery. j
Entries close for Bicycle Oarni- j
val on Wednesday next, I
A Progress Association is about j
to be formed at Peak Hill. |
On Tuesday the Licensing Court I
was adjourned till to-day (Friday). J
The local Bicycle Club are I
holding an aight-mile road race on J
Miss Banks, of Daroubalgie, bus
Nyrang Greek school.
Oondobolin Hospital has had
JE609 placed on the Estimates for
are to render the operetta " Cin -
The annual public school pionics
ara promised a Government grant
towards improving the local recre
Important meeting re the erec
be held in the Koyal Hall next
was felt at Goobang and Kam
Buffered severely.
ATMatriot Court and Oourt of
Oondobolin by Judge Docker in
Since the discovery of Wyabng,
eight yoftvo ugo, over a million
Won from the field.
MrHBruton Swoet, dentist, will
bo in attendance at .Lane's Phar
The tender of Mr J W Chal
mers, of Orange, has .been accep ted
for erection oi creamery at Cudal,
Work to bo completed, by 81st No
vember,
Comparing the prices and quail-;
prices and qualities found else
Whtii'o is a beneficial thing for It,
S. Howard and Soxui.—0
St. George's, Parked, is (;<> have
a surplice choir. .A. number of
boinf/, trained by Mr .J . W . Dal
{Roll! "who hua tho mat tor in towel. ^
afcMordialloc, Trundle, this season
Dairying is the mainstay-of the
Company paid £800 for mills:.
A strong cricket; club has been
formed in Forbes afcyled " The
J that much damage has been done.
^ Cudal Municipal Council is con
mistress of Grogra, is being pro
moted fco a similar position near
road near Kamandra, Mr 0'K.eefe,
the British and Foreign .Bibles is
m .Parkea and will be visiting the
The » Western Advocate,"
to knock off die daily paper racket
and resume its old days of publi
We learn that. Mr Thomas
.Leslie, of Blink Bonnie, who last
lash ion, wear, fit, and all round
suit, they are in the faucy serger
ette suits at ,B 8 Howard and Sons
Ijasfc week 20,000 Burrawang
account of Messrs .Richards and
sons (who purchased from Burra
1 lie Kamandra weir is leaking
impounded will escape—" Astitoh
in lime sami nine."
After a moat sultry Saturday,
whisky hot being in strong de
teings to choose from, so many
now, noveltios that are coming into
style all the time ; oar blouses are
Mouse.—0
I arkes (Sunday Schools united,
I he .Loyal Mall, where the scholars
wore addressed by Mr Anderson,
I'oreigu Bible Society. Suitable
hymns were sung under the direc-1
The Eugowra Creamery phmfc
oortftif«u.i of ono 8 h.p, boiler, one;
dub Alpha do Laval turbine
separator, one Fastueriser Bab
cook leufer, deep well pump, and
well-known (inn, Messrs Waugh
win! »lo)iopl.iMoji, of Sydney,
A nugget of gold, weight,
wan found by im old resident
miner last week, at spring Uroek
Htuart Town, near the 'famous
rc)tn,f() GroniuS, at a dept h of three
Jduli. J.ho nugget had been Btruck
m'T ■ ()^ oiok H/ied,
f locality wim vvry rich in gold
in tin,) ourty tiwoa.
t
Thn li.O. Bishop of Bathurst,
month and will conduct the ser
vices at St. Jariafch's Church on
Sunday, 24th pros.
A. special'lrain will be run from
Bicycle Carnival on 61I1 Novem
found near Wyaiong in June last
Mr W. Tweedy has been rein
stated to his position as porter a?.
One of the best, watohes ever
Gd, silver crystal faced 30s, and
We cater to the wants of men»
Local.
the local creamery.
Entries close for Bicycle Carnival
on Wednesday next.
A Progress Association is about
to be formed at Peak Hill.
On Tuesday the Licensing Court
was adjourned till to-day (Friday).
The local Bicycle Club are
holding an eight-mile road race on
Miss Banks, of Daroubalgie, has
Nyrang Creek school.
Condobolin Hospital has had
£509 placed on the Estimates for
The annual public school picnics
are promised a Government grant
be held in the Royal Hall next
suffered severely.
A District Court and Court of
Condobolin by Judge Docker in
Since the discovery of Wyalong,
eight years ago, over a million
won from the field.
Mr H Bruton Sweet, dentist, will
be in attendance at Lane's Pharmacy
for erection of creamery at Cudal,
work to be completed, by 21st
November.
Comparing the prices and qualities
prices and qualities found elsewhere
is a beneficial thing for R.
S. Howard and Sons.—0
St. George's, Parked, is to have
a surplice choir. A number of
being trained by Mr J . W . Dalsell
who has the matter in hand.
at Mordialloc, Trundle, this season
Dairying is the mainstay of the
Company paid £800 for milk.
A strong cricket club has been
formed in Forbes styled " The
that much damage has been done.
to a similar position near
road near Kamandra, Mr 0'Keefe,
the British and Foreign Bibles is
in Parkes and will be visiting the
The " Western Advocate,"
to knock off the daily paper racket
We learn that Mr Thomas
Leslie, of Blink Bonnie, who last
fashion, wear, fit, and all round
suit, they are in the fancy sergerette
suits at R 8 Howard and Sons
Last week 20,000 Burrawang
account of Messrs Richards and
to Messrs Anderson Bros.
Thee Kamandra weir is leaking
impounded will escape—" A stitch
in time saves nine."
After a most sultry Saturday,
things to choose from, so many
new novelties that are coming into
style all the time ; our blouses are
House.—0
Parkes Sunday Schools united
The Royal Hall, where the scholars
were addressed by Mr Anderson,
Foreign Bible Society. Suitable
hymns were sung under the direction
The Eugowra Creamery plant
consists of one 8 h.p. boiler, one
265 Alpha de Laval turbine
separator, one Pastueriser Babcock
tester, deep well pump, and
well-known firm, Messrs Waugh
and Josephson, of Sydney,
A nugget of gold, 22oz weight,
was found by an old resident
miner last week, at spring Creek
Stuart Town, near the famous
Potato Ground, at a depth of three
feet. The nugget had been struck
by the point of the pick used.
This locality was very rich in gold
in the early times.

The R.C. Bishop of Bathurst,
at St. Jarlath's Church on
Sunday, 24th prox.
A special Train will be run from
Bicycle Carnival on 6th November,
found near Wyalong in June last
to his position as porter a?t
One of the best watches ever
6d, silver crystal faced 30s, and
We cater to the wants of men, ######
Parkes Police Court. TUESDAY, 1st OCTOBER. [Before Messrs G. W. Seaborn and W. Tait J's.P.] (Article), Western Champion (Parkes, NSW : 1898 - 1934), Friday 4 October 1901 [Issue No.12] page 7 2019-10-20 08:04 were other people in the room besides #####
I boarders, but I was picked out by the
Sunday night ho loft Mr Metcalfe at
11.30 at his hotel; Mr Motealfe was
not drunk or anything like it when ho
loft liim.
\
To Sergeant Thorn: I cannot aay
I or not; the way I arrive at tho time
is that .1. went straight homo and it
not say whether accused waa drunk
This closed the evidonco and Mr
Comaus gavo a lengthy, clear and Gap~
ablo address which lasted nearly two
The Bench then rotired, and upon
returning to tho court,
I Tho chairman said that tho case was
a ratihor important ono, and they had
given it caroful consideration. Thore
wore two very differont stories. If
Constable Greenaway'» evidence was
correct then accused should bo putv»
ishod, although they could see no neces
sity for locking him up, as he waa a
bo found. On tho other hand, if what
the accused atatod are facts ho had
been most shamefully troated, The
police force waa a necessity and coil"
stables were rightly vested with groat
power, but sometimes thoy ovoratep
thoir duty and at others neglect it, It
would bo a terrible thing if a respecta
any time of tho niglit without being
subjected to police interference 5 there
and vagabonds roquiring attention.
There appeared to boa dog loo of animun
on both sidos. Mr Metcalfo hast appa
rently boon foolish in objecting to the
police,doing their duty, but; if tho con
had previously occurred I10 had boon
guilty of a very gravo offence, for his
duty was not to aggravate men to com
mit o/Fence, but to pro von t tho law
being broken. The charge of drunken*
nesH. what M r Comaus had rightly
pointed out the ease rented upon, hud
not boon proved, Ho (tho olmirnmu)
had known M.rlY!etoalfo for 18years),nun
!md never soon him intoxicated. Aflw
mature consideration of tho evidence
thoy decided to dismiwt tho east?.
were other people in the room besides
boarders, but I was picked out by the
Sunday night he left Mr Metcalfe at
11.30 at his hotel; Mr Metcalfe was
not drunk or anything like it when he
left him.

To Sergeant Thom: I cannot say
or not; the way I arrive at the time
is that I went straight home and it
not say whether accused was drunk
This closed the evidence and Mr
Comans gave a lengthy, clear and
capable address which lasted nearly two
The Bench then retired, and upon
returning to the court,
The chairman said that the case was
a rather important one, and they had
given it careful consideration. There
were two very different stories. If
Constable Greenaway's evidence was
correct then accused should be
punished, although they could see no
necessity for locking him up, as he was a
be found. On the other hand, if what
the accused stated are facts he had
been most shamefully treated. The
police force was a necessity and
constables were rightly vested with great
power, but sometimes they overstep
their duty and at others neglect it' It
would be a terrible thing if a respectable
any time of the night without being
subjected to police interference ; there
and vagabonds requiring attention.
There appeared to be a degree of animus
on both sides. Mr Metcalfe has apparently
been foolish in objecting to the
police doing their duty, but if the
had previously occurred he had been
guilty of a very grave offence, for his
offence, but to prevent the law
being broken. The charge of drunkenness,
what Mrr Comans had rightly
pointed out the case rented upon, had
not been proved. He (the chairman)
had known Mr Metcalfe for 18 years, and
had never soon him intoxicated. After
mature consideration of the evidence
they decided to dismiss the case.
Parkes Police Court. TUESDAY, 1st OCTOBER. [Before Messrs G. W. Seaborn and W. Tait J's.P.] (Article), Western Champion (Parkes, NSW : 1898 - 1934), Friday 4 October 1901 [Issue No.12] page 7 2019-10-19 16:33 by the throat with both hands and #######
scratched my throat which iasoroyot; Mr
look-up; ho said ho wouldn't go, and
X could not put him there ; ho fought
mo noarly all tho way to tho lock-up ;
Mr Huffron assisted me to put him in
the coll; when wo wore doing so ho
had hold of me by the collar of tho
coat and tho door frame; Mr Suffron
losened his hand of the door and ho
thou wont down to Dr Johnnon and
ho attended to me and then I wont on
duty till 1 a.m.
To Mi" CoiiuuiM : Mr Motoalfo was
alono coming down tho street when I
flrafc «(»,w him ; I stepped in(-o a door
way out of view ait lie passed on, and
ho didn't see mo; 1. noticed that he
was drunk when ho passed the way
he wan staggering made me think he
was drunk ; T don't think he saw me
going away, when he mot me in the
patuiago where I watt standing ; lie ap
peared to bo making for the back lane J
aflior Npotoking to mo ho wont out into
Pvywu-wU'Ook i wenO out aluo j ho
tumble took place on tho street between
the Bank and tho lane, 30 or 40 yards
from tho iano and 20 or 30 yards from
follow him ; I camo out a different
when ho walked down ; I had juat
come out of tho gateas hopassed me; I
intended to go past Weatcott's to see
where he was going; I thought ho was
other ; I knew ho was drunk and fol
lowed him to hoc what ho was going to
do; ho was doing no harm when stand
ing at tho door ; I followed him as a
matter of duty ; Metcalfe and J' were
on the ground when Mr ftuft'ren came
out; Motcalfe did not aslc me several
times what I was arresting him for ; 1
told him both in tho street and at the
lock-up that he was drunk and dis
am not adrinkingman nor a temperance
his presence ; after some time X had a
look in tho cell window ; I never put
my hand in and said, "you a<re thee
for the night, Bill," nor did ho reply,
" that's not my name1'; I never spoke
to hitu till next morning, when I wont
to t'iko him to tho Court Houso.
To Sergeant Thorn : I visit tho back
lanes as often as tho front streets.
To Mr Co in'ins : Tho last time I was
down tho lano was early in the after
saw Constable Greonaway about 1.30
a.m on Monday; ho had an abrasion on
bruise on the back of the left log,
which could have been causod by a
occurred to mo while Constable Groon
To Mr C omniis : X examined Mr
Metcalfe yostorday morning; he had
;it long bruise on tho left side of the
head and a bruise on the right fcomplo ;
there was a slight swelling : tho
bruises wore caused by a fall or blow ;
of tho hat might have caused it by his
To Mr Tait: Tho bruises were quite
To Sergeant Thorn : Xf the hat had
been on his hoad when ho fell tho
bruise might havo boon caused.
John T Suil'rcn, 1 icon boo of Commer
morning last, botwoon 12 and 1, l
hoard crio-1 for help and wont out into
Greonaway and Mr Motcalfe on tho
above the lino of tin: lano, nearly in
tho centre of tho -street; X. could not
| said that- Greonaway was trying to
j arrost him ; Greonaway was not
drunk; could not any whether Met
ox cited ; Metcalfe was very violent;,
hut Greonaway did not illuso hint ;
Groenaway and X tried to persuade
not do ho at first ; ho wont alitor a
while ; ho refused to go into tho coll ;
thought Motcalf Avas drunk, ho smelt
of drink, but thought aftorwardu that
probably ho was only excited ; Greon
away did not tmnocoflsarily knock
aceusod about in taking him to tho
look-up ; do not knoAV Avhen the bruises
into tho coll; hud no appointment
with aceusod or anyone tluvt night;
wan talking to a boarder till nearly
midnight; hoard no knocking at the
To Mr Comaiis : X (lid not moo tho
oommoiicomont of tho utrugglo ; hoard
Motcalfe toll Greonaway to summons
him and not to arrest him an ho knew
his address ; Greonaway naid it had
gone too far and he would havo to
arrest him ; Mr Metcalfe haw seen me
two or throo timou on private buiiiuoMH
lately; I had not boon in bed and did
not hear anyone outside on the veran
dah' ; was in tho bar or bedroom and
never heard a sound until Greonaway
sang out; they wore hit,niggling a
little above the lane in Hrown-streeli;
X eountod tho money for Miotoalfo an he
asked me to look alitor his things.
To Hergoant Them : I did not hear
Motcali'o aoeuNo Greonaway oli robbing
lliiu of
To Mi- Coimm: They were strug
gling a little Jess than three chains
prose-ution.
William Metcalfe deposed: I re
right foot; on Sunday night lash I was
walking about Olariitda .street, and
went down as far as SuilVen's hotel; a'
as I had a little news abou t. a certain
thought ]' would have a chat with him;
T went through the gate in Brown
darkness ; I wont to the door and gave
the window nor stopped anywhere bill
i. got to tho back door; I had no reply
I and turned round ; tho knocking did
not occupy 30 seconds; as tho dust
was in Olarinda-strret I thought I
would go out aloug tho lane ; when I
got up the steps .1 saw a man standing
you doing there?' he replied, * I am
a constable ; 1 walked on and never
Constable Groonaway's evidence is un
true when lie said I struck him ; tho
down tho lane at tho back of
tho back of the now bank I heard
got a blow on tho side of tho head
which knocked mo down and sont me
several yards ; when X recovered from
my stupur Constable Oroonaway was
.standing there; howl Qreonaway say
that I went down Brown street to tho
bank corner ; this is untrue for I wan
going down tho lano; wlion I got up
he rushed me, knocked mo down and
got on top of mo, I said, 'Arc you going
to kill mo? what is this for1?" he re
time"; after a little wo got up and J!
mo to-nightho said, " I am going to
do vioro, .1 am going to look you
up' ; .1. said ' that was a place
where Metcalfe never stood I
told him to summons mo ho knew my
address; ho then rushod at mo again
and grasped mo by tho throat and I
grasped "him; ho sang out for help
found ua both on tho ground • Mr
•Surtrori asked what was tho matter,
and I. said, " This man wants to arrest
me and I 'm not going, ho can summons
mo ho known: my address" ; I never
yaw Groonaway from tho timo I saw ,
him in the passage until after i had
boon struck; I did not see him in the
doorway at .Bellingers; if was not
drunk ; it was about 12 o'clock wlion
I got to HuliVon's door Mr Alford was
tho last man I saw and that wan about
11.,'50; I had no drink aftor I saw Al
ford ; I luivo been in Piu-kon about 27
years; I. never uttered such words as
" alderman" or "b y ftm no|;
accustomed to swear or got drunk on
tho stroets; nothing olso was said or
| happened in the passago other than
I what 1 have stated; whore I was
| struck was about 15 chains and 1'1
yards from whoro I passed tho
persuaded mo and I. wont after a timo ;
when tho constable searched mo lie
said, " ! think that's all you're got
ho wanted mo to go in tho loelo-up and
I. said I. wouldn't go till he counted my
money and gave ino a receipt;
UroonnAvay sitorwards came and
you are there for tho night;I said,
"That's not my name,"' and he re
plied,^ ' You'll be there any way ; it did
not follow because a man had tho
'"noil of drink on him that ho was
drunk; for Konie time I havo had a
constitutional walk, uftor I had cloned
up, and was doing the same' this night;
when tho dust storm came on I.
though 1^ .1. would call in and see M.r
HullVon if he wore up,
T(> Hergeant Thorn: I never made
use of bad language; i was (hied tho S
other day for permitting dice to bo
tlH'QWH MU my Jpt'OllUfJOh) uuti you IUI0WI
when I was walking down the lane} I
don't know what I was struck withJ I
to make the police do their duty g I
waB summoned for insulting language
to a policeman but the case was diau
missed; on Sunday night last I did
till 2,30 p in.
Upon resuming W Metcalfe con
tinued, in reply to Sergeant Thorn:—
night; I have met Greenaway 012
several nights but wo never exchanged
drunk when he was arresting me j I
told him not to arrest me but to sum
monR me; he never paid anything
summons me as I was a licensed pub*
lican living in the town ; to my know*
ledge ho did not try to arrest mo while
knock down Ave had a conversation for
1 never had any drink after I left
Alford, nor was I in any other house 5
during- the show I went into Toohey'a
hotol after the bazaar ; there were lota*
the little room when Constable Guthria
said, " You go homeI did not go
were other people in the room beuides
by the throat with both hands and
scratched my throat which is sore yet; Mr
lock-up; he said he wouldn't go, and
I could not put him there ; he fought
me nearly all the way to the lock-up ;
Mr Suffron assisted me to put him in
the cell; when we were doing so he
had hold of me by the collar of the
coat and the door frame; Mr Suffren
loosened his hand of the door and he
then went down to Dr Johnson and
he attended to me and then I went on
duty till 4 a.m.
To Mr Comans : Mr Metcalfe was
alone coming down the street when I
first saw him; I stepped into a doorway
out of view as he passed on, and
he didn't see me; I noticed that he
was drunk when he passed the way
he was staggering made me think he
was drunk ; I don't think he saw me
going away, when he met me in the
passage where I was standing ; he
appeared to be making for the back lane ;
after speaking to me he went out into
Brown-street and I went out also; he
tumble took place on the street between
the Bank and the lane, 30 or 40 yards
from the lane and 20 or 30 yards from
follow him ; I came out a different
when he walked down ; I had just
come out of the gate as he passed me; I
intended to go past Westcott's to see
where he was going; I thought he was
other ; I knew he was drunk and
followed him to see what he was going to
do; he was doing no harm when standing
at the door ; I followed him as a
matter of duty ; Metcalfe and I were
on the ground when Mr Suffren came
out; Metcalfe did not ask me several
times what I was arresting him for ; I
told him both in the street and at the
am not a drinking man nor a temperance
his presence ; after some time I had a
look in the cell window ; I never put
my hand in and said, "you are there
for the night, Bill," nor did he reply,
" that's not my name"; I never spoke
to him till next morning, when I went
to tae him to the Court House.
To Sergeant Thom : I visit the back
lanes as often as the front streets.
To Mr Comans : The last time I was
down the lane was early in the
saw Constable Greenaway about 1.30
a.m on Monday; he had an abrasion on
bruise on the back of the left leg,
which could have been caused by a
occurred to me while Constable Greenaway
To Mr Comans : I examined Mr
Metcalfe yestorday morning; he had
a long bruise on the left side of the
head and a bruise on the right temple ;
there was a slight swelling : the
bruises were caused by a fall or blow ;
of the hat might have caused it by his
To Mr Tait: The bruises were quite
To Sergeant Thom : If the hat had
been on his head when he fell the
bruise might have been caused.
John T Suffren, licensee of Commercial
morning last, between 12 and 1, l
heard cries for help and went out into
Greenaway and Mr Metcalfe on the
above the line of the lane, nearly in
the centre of the street; I could not
said that Greenaway was trying to
arrest him ; Greenaway was not
drunk; could not say whether Metcalfe
excited ; Metcalfe was very violent,
but Greonaway did not illuse him ;
Greenaway and I tried to persuade
not do so at first ; he went after a
while ; he refused to go into the cell ;
thought Metcalf was drunk, he smelt
of drink, but thought afterwards that
probably he was only excited ; Greenawat
did not unnecessarily knock
accused about in taking him to the
look-up ; do not know when the bruises
into the cell; had no appointment
with accused or anyone that night;
was talking to a boarder till nearly
midnight; heard no knocking at the
To Mr Comans : I did not see the
commencement of the struggle; heard
Metcalfe tell Greenaway to summons
him and not to arrest him as he knew
his address ; Greenaway said it had
gone too far and he would have to
arrest him ; Mr Metcalfe has seen me
two or three times on private business
lately; I had not been in bed and did
not hear anyone outside on the verandah;
was in the bar or bedroom and
never heard a sound until Greenaway
sang out; they were struggling a
little above the lane in Brown-street;
I counted the money for Metcalfe as he
asked me to look after his things.
To Sergeant Thom : I did not hear
Metcalfe accuse Greenaway of robbing
him of £45
To Mr Comans: They were struggling
a little less than three chains
prosecution.
right foot; on Sunday night last I was
walking about Clarinda street, and
went down as far as Suffren's hotel; a
thought I would have a chat with him;
I went through the gate in Brown
darkness ; I went to the door and gave
the window nor stopped anywhere till
I got to the back door; I had no reply
and turned round ; the knocking did
not occupy 30 seconds; as the dust
was in Clarinda-street I thought I
would go out along the lane ; when I
got up the steps I saw a man standing
you doing there?' he replied, ' I am
a constable ; I walked on and never
Constable Greenaway's evidence is
untrue when he said I struck him ; the
down the lane at the back of
the back of the new bank I heard
got a blow on the side of the head
which knocked me down and sent me
several yards ; when I recovered from
my stupur Constable Greenaway was
standing there; heard Greenaway say
that I went down Brown street to the
bank corner ; this is untrue for I was
going down the lane; when I got up
he rushed me, knocked me down and
got on top of me, I said, 'Are you going
to kill me? what is this for?" he
time"; after a little we got up and I
me to-night he said, " I am going to
do more; I am going to lock you
up" ; I said ' that was a place
where Metcalfe never stood ; I
told him to summons me he knew my
address; he then rushed at me again
and grasped me by the throat and I
grasped him; he sang out for help
found us both on the ground ; Mr
Suffren asked what was the matter,
and I said, " This man wants to arrest
me and I 'm not going, he can summons
me he knows my address" ; I never
saw Greenaway from the time I saw
him in the passage until after I had
been struck; I did not see him in the
doorway at Bollingers; I was not
drunk ; it was about 12 o'clock when
I got to Suffren's door; Mr Alford was
the last man I saw and that was about
11.30; I had no drink after I saw
Alford ; I have been in Parkes about 27
years; I never uttered such words as
" alderman" or "b —y ; am not
accustomed to swear or get drunk on
the streets; nothing else was said or
happened in the passage other than
what I have stated; where I was
struck was about 3 chains and 11
yards from where I passed the
persuaded me and I went after a time ;
when the constable searched me he
said, " I think that's all you're got
he wanted me to go in the lock-up and
I said I wouldn't go till he counted my
money and gave me a receipt;
Greenaway afterwards came and
you are there for the night;I said,
replied, ' You'll be there any way ; it did
not follow because a man had the
smell of drink on him that he was
drunk; for some time I have had a
constitutional walk, after I had closed
up, and was doing the same this night;
when the dust storm came on I
though I would call in and see Mr
Suffren if he were up.
To Sergeant Thom: I never made
use of bad language; i was fined the
other day for permitting dice to be
thrown on my premises and you know
when I was walking down the lane; I
don't know what I was struck with; I
to make the police do their duty ; I
was summoned for insulting language
dismissed; on Sunday night last I did
till 2,30 p m.
continued, in reply to Sergeant Thom:—
night; I have met Greenaway on
several nights but we never exchanged
drunk when he was arresting me ; I
me; he never said anything
he did not try to arrest me while
knock down we had a conversation for
I never had any drink after I left
Alford, nor was I in any other house ;
during the show I went into Toohey's
hotel after the bazaar ; there were lots
the little room when Constable Guthrie
said, " You go home;" I did not go
were other people in the room besides #####
Parkes Police Court. TUESDAY, 1st OCTOBER. [Before Messrs G. W. Seaborn and W. Tait J's.P.] (Article), Western Champion (Parkes, NSW : 1898 - 1934), Friday 4 October 1901 [Issue No.12] page 7 2019-10-19 11:39 Taifc J's.im
drunkenness and resisting fche police :
Mr M C Comans, who appeared f>>r
thoaccuaod, objected to the third charge.
the ©ourt on the previous day and
drunkenness and now ho was sprung
upon, by another charye.
Sergeant Thorn asked for a remand,
H8 a man who aaw the oftence com ■
• initted was away in Condobolin.
tb« case had boon adjourned the
evidence, and ho did not Bee any
The evidence for the prosecution |
- afc Parkos ; afc about that hour X was
standing opposite Bollinger's in Olar
inda street; I noticed the accused (Met
I stood back in a doorway and he passed j
' and stood afc the bar parlor window for
" hotel corner ; I. followed and noticed
him go inside til® gato in Brown street,
I went through the gato and saw him
listening afc the back window, [To M r
' Comans : He had his hoad against the
• glass,] He then went to the back
- door and knocked but got no answer;
ho then turned round and walked up
• to where I was. standing and said,
• you know me, Metcalfo?" ; he utopped
. clooa to me and said : " Yes 1 do know
; you, and would liko to know what you
„ are doing htiro"; I said, "I am.
ife is a proper place for you to be'
«,t this hour of the morning " ; ho thou
made a kick at mo and struck mo on
' the back of the hand ; I told him to
clear out, as I didn't douorvo tlmt, and
and would summons him in the morn
ing ; he then walked up the paaaago
into Brown-otreot; .1 cume into the
street just after him ; he wont in the
' direotion of the now Bank of Austra
lasia promises and looked round, saw
me, and came back to whore 1 was j ho
then said, " a b y thing liko you
to attempt to speak to me, an alder
man of the town of years standing " ; 1
urged him to go homo and said I would
, nofc have a drunken man about tho
•streets all night; ho then struck mo a
blow on tho left- shoulder and knocked
me half round ; I said, "Motoalfo, now
you have forcod me to lock you up, 1
arrosfc you," and cloued on him ; ho
kicked mo two or three times and said,
M lock mo up, summons mo " ; I
'forced mo to look you up"; while
struggling with him ho said, " you're
drunk"; I thou called for assistance;
ho foil to tho ground and got mo
by tho throat with both hands and
Tait J's.P.
William Metcalfe was charged with
drunkenness and resisting the police :
Mr M C Comans, who appeared for
the accused, objected to the third charge.
the court on the previous day and
drunkenness and now he was sprung
upon, by another charge.
Sergeant Thom asked for a remand,
as a man who saw the offence
committed was away in Condobolin.
the case had been adjourned the
evidence, and he did not see any
The evidence for the prosecution
at Parkes ; at about that hour I was
standing opposite Bollinger's in Clarinda
I stood back in a doorway and he passed
and stood at the bar parlor window for
hotel corner ; I followed and noticed
him go inside the gate in Brown street.
I went through the gate and saw him
listening at the back window, [To Mr
Comans : He had his head against the
glass.] He then went to the back
door and knocked but got no answer;
he then turned round and walked up
to where I was standing and said,
you know me, Metcalfe?" ; he stepped
close to me and said : " Yes I do know
you, and would like to know what you
are doing here"; I said, "I am
it is a proper place for you to be
at this hour of the morning " ; he then
made a kick at me and struck me on
the back of the hand ; I told him to
clear out, as I didn't deserve that, and
and would summons him in the morning;
he then walked up the passage
into Brown-street; I came into the
street just after him ; he went in the
direction of the new Bank of Australasia
premises and looked round, saw
me, and came back to where I was ; he
then said, " a b —y thing liko you
of the town of years standing " ; I
urged him to go home and said I would
not have a drunken man about the
streets all night; he then struck me a
blow on the left shoulder and knocked
me half round ; I said, "Metcalfe, now
you have forced me to lock you up, I
arrest you," and closed on him ; he
kicked me two or three times and said,
"don't lock mo up, summons me " ; I
forced me to lock you up"; while
struggling with him he said, " you're
drunk"; I then called for assistance;
he fell to the ground and got me
by the throat with both hands and #######
COWRA. (Article), Western Champion (Parkes, NSW : 1898 - 1934), Friday 4 October 1901 [Issue No.12] page 6 2019-10-19 11:32 cowna,
weather the insufficient accouimodft*
I Public School for the large number o!
I children who attend is freely com
mended on. Tne school building in an
old structure, which was suitable*
enough in days gone by, bufc does not
: present-day neods.
The afctendanco at the 8how on
[Wednesday, the day appointed for
judging, waa fully 2000, and ouThar®*
day at mid-day tho ground was thronged
[with holiday-attired folks, the coiW
courue being roughly estimated ftt
I 8000, to which the special traina from
Bathurst, Young, and Grenfell con
I would have been more than doubled
I moro promising.
| flBmmwyMiwmniiwmrmui—i)i>niiui/i»BniUMinmiiimM.M
Cowra
weather the insufficient accommodation
Public School for the large number o!
commented on. The school building is an
old structure, which was suitable
enough in days gone by, but does not
present-day needs.
The attendance at the show on
Wednesday, the day appointed for
judging, was fully 2000, and on Thursday
at mid-day the ground was thronged
with holiday-attired folks, the concourse
being roughly estimated at
8000, to which the special trains from
would have been more than doubled
more promising.

DUBBO. (Article), Western Champion (Parkes, NSW : 1898 - 1934), Friday 4 October 1901 [Issue No.12] page 6 2019-10-19 11:31 Century Thanksgiving Fund has suc-
HILLSTON. (Article), Western Champion (Parkes, NSW : 1898 - 1934), Friday 4 October 1901 [Issue No.12] page 6 2019-10-19 11:30 In connection with a recant sad ac
life, Mr Witts performed a conspicu
slightest hesitation ho descended a 60
feet Wflll with a broken windlass there
being 7 feet of wator at tho bottom,
on a flimsy clothes lino which in many
places Imd become so worn that only
one or two atrandm remained perfect.
Tho pluck and bravery of bucIi an
Tho crops afe McKinley are very
A branch of tho Amalgamated
Miners Association ham been formed
at Gilgunnia. Mr II Williams is the
President,
to hop about. Whilst young a thun
slightest hesitation he descended a 60
feet well with a broken windlass there
being 7 feet of water at the bottom,
on a flimsy clothes line which in many
places had become so worn that only
one or two strands remained perfect.
The pluck and bravery of such an
The crops at McKinley are very
A branch of the Amalgamated
Miners Association has been formed
at Gilgunnia. Mr R Williams is the
President.
WYALONG. (Article), Western Champion (Parkes, NSW : 1898 - 1934), Friday 4 October 1901 [Issue No.12] page 6 2019-10-19 11:29 WYiSlLOMQ.
On Tuesday aftornoon, wo (" Star")
learned fcho «ad novv/i that Alderman
W T James, of Wyalong, had. received
Ilia eldest aon William JamoM, at Nor
thman, Wofiti Australia^ whero ho had
hold a responsible pout an a railway
A number of ahoda in this district
will out out (shortly, but meanwhile
the smaller owners have to wait, an
fcho nupply of nhoarors doeu not oxcood
fcho demand. Tho clip prominon to bo
a fairly good one, and as tho wool
Market in on tho up-grade, thoro
•hould bo a groat improvement in the
proBpootn of the pastoral indunfcry.
Three heavily laden bullock wng»
jjoub paauod through Wont Wyalong
on WodnoMday, carrying atone from tho
.Democrat gold inino, Yalgogrin, to
Nicolaa' battery. it wao the (trot
inotalment of ovor l.:U) tomi, and tho
jriold is likely to be a very good one.
Wyalong
On Tuesday afternoon, we (" Star")
learned the sad news that Alderman
W T James, of Wyalong, had received
his eldest son William James, at Northam,
West Australia where he had
held a responsible post as a railway
A number of sheds in this district
will cut out shortly, but meanwhile
the smaller owners have to wait, as
the supply of shearers does not exceed
the demand. The clip promises to be
a fairly good one, and as the wool
Market is on the up-grade, there
should be a great improvement in the
prospects of the pastoral industry.
Three heavily laden bullock waggons
passed through West Wyalong
on Wednesday, carrying stone from the
Democrat gold mine, Yalgogrin, to
Nicolas' battery. It was the first
instalment of over 120 tons, and the
yield is likely to be a very good one.

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