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FATAL AFFRAY NEAR WILCANNIA. (Article), Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875), Thursday 2 October 1873 [Issue No.7010] page 3 2019-09-30 15:03 ON Tuesday, the 9th September, nn inquiry wai held
at trio Klroumbra Hotel, into the circumstance of an
aff ny, which took place thereat on the 7th ultimo,
between tho publican (John Boyd) and a party of men
from Momba station, during! which ono of tho latter,
following was the i^eoloroitou of Foley beforo the
maiiintrace, aa his lifo was despaired of. Holey died on
the 13th, when further evidoi^co was taken, and Boyd
wai o mmltteo to tnko bis trial :
d» sol»mnly and rluoeroly drolaro that I was .at the
Ktiouuiura Hotel, in the colony of Now South Wales,
in company with James OKeefo, James Belo, T.
Farrell, and David O'f.i nry. On the evoning of the
7th day of St-ptombor,-1873, wo had all buen drinking ;
<*non starting to go to Momba Btatloo, Thomas
Farrell missed his Baddlu and said ho would
not go until ho got lt. Wo collected In front af
the house and pulled up some casks whloh were
partly fixed in tho ground, and threw thom against anti
on the top of tho house John Bojd opened ono ott
the front doora of tho house and fired ult a revolver
over our heads. Jamos 0'K->efe rushed forward and
caught hold of John Bo; d. I then went ap to them,
and caught hohl of John Boyd and tried to take the
tevolver from him, and in doing so I was shot by him
in tho lower part of the bowels. While he and James
O'Keofo were struggling on tho floor of tho room, I did
not strike Jame« Boyd with a stave of a cask before
I was shot. Previous to tho evening of this occur-
rence, John Boyd and myself bad always beon on good)
terms, and on thia eeoasion I did my beat ta prevent
the dlaturbance ; and I nuko thia solemn declaration
oonaolontiously, bellovin*? the same to bo true, and
that at tho present time I am in danger of death.
ON Tuesday, the 9th September, an inquiry was held
at the Kimcumbra Hotel, into the circumstance of an
affray, which took place thereat on the 7th ultimo,
between the publican (John Boyd) and a party of men
from Momba station, during which one of tho latter,
following was the declaration of Foley before the
magistrate, as his life was despaired of. Foley diedon
the 13th, when further evidence was taken, and Boyd
was committed to take his trial:-
do solomnly and sincerely declare that I was at the
Kircumbra Hotel, in the colony of New South Wales,
in company with James OKeefe, James Bele, T.
Farrell, and David O'Leary. On the evening of the
7th day of September 1873, we had all been drinking ;
when starting to go to Momba station,, Thomas
Farrell missed his saddle and said he would
not go until he got it. We collected In front ao
the house and pulled up some casks which were
partly fixed in the ground, and threw them against and
on the top of the house. John Boyd opened one off
the front doors of the house and fired off a revolver
over our heads. James 0'Keefe rushed forward and
caught hold of John Boyd. I then went up to them,
and caught hodl of John Boyd and tried to take the
revolver from him, and in doing so I was shot by him
in the lower part of the bowels. While he and James
O'Keefe were struggling on the floor of the room, I did
not strike Jame Boyd with a stave of a cask before
I was shot. Previous to the evening of this occur-
rence, John Boyd and myself had always been on good
terms, and on this occasion I did my beat to prevent
the disturbance ; and I make this solemn declaration
conscientiously believing the same to be true, and
that at the present time I am in danger of death.
Wilcannia. SATURDAY. (Article), The Sydney Mail and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1871 - 1912), Saturday 28 May 1892 [Issue No.1664] page 1248 2019-09-30 12:41 Mr. W. C. Rodgerson, P.M. Edward Forrest, Wil
prosecuted, and Mr. A. J. Hall, of Broken Hill, ap
peared for the accused. A prima fade case was estab
the Court ef Quarter Sessions to be held at Wilcannia
charged with trespass on enclosed lauds at Grass
The police magistrate held that no notice was neces
sary in the2)roceedii)gsagainstthe offenders. The sec
thi'ngdone by prosecutors and officials in pursuance
of the Act. After hearing the evidence, the magis
trate found no hona-fide claim or right had been
premises, reasonably sus2iected as having been stolen.
XJich, Herbert and Edward Forrest were each sen
tenced to six mouths' hard labour iu Wilcannia
Gaol. Arthur Forrest, a lad under 1C, was ordered
behaviour for 12*months.
Mr. W. C. Rodgerson, P.M. Edward Forrest, Wil-
prosecuted, and Mr. A. J. Hall, of Broken Hill, ap-
peared for the accused. A prima fade case was estab-
the Court of Quarter Sessions to be held at Wilcannia
charged with trespass on enclosed lands at Grass-
The police magistrate held that no notice was nece-s
sary in the proceedings against the offenders. The sec-
thing done by prosecutors and officials in pursuance
of the Act. After hearing the evidence, the magis-
trate found no bona-fide claim or right had been
premises, reasonably suspected as having been stolen.
Rich, Herbert and Edward Forrest were each sen-
tenced to six mouths'hard labour in Wilcannia
Gaol. Arthur Forrest, a lad under 16, was ordered
behaviour for 12 months.
THE ROBBERY OF OPALS. CHARGE AGAINST A CONSTABLE. (Article), The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 - 1930), Saturday 26 August 1893 [Issue No.4421] page 10 2019-09-23 12:24 Wilcannia, Friday. — This afternoonFirst
class Constable C. E. Arnold was arrested
U3 bliv UUUCl Ut vllv piwpwivj, «V tve
control, but tlio opal referred to is the same
Co., of White Cliff". Accused applied for
to the lookup.
Wilcannia, Friday. — This afternoon First
class Constable C. E. Arnold was arrested
as the owner of the property, owing to its
control, but the opal referred to is the same
Co., of White Cliffs. Accused applied for
to the lockup.
Wilcannia Opal Robbery. ARNOLD AND DUFFY SENTENCED. (Article), Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931), Wednesday 29 November 1893 [Issue No.8267] page 5 2019-09-23 12:17 AENOLD AND DUFFY SENTENCED. .
property of her Hajesty the Queen, was sentenced
| to five years' penal servitude. Patrick Duffy, for
1 larceny of opal stone of the value of £900, the
| property of Richardson and others, was sentenced
j to four years' penal servitude. In sentencing
I Arnold, the iiirio-p said that it was oneof the most
ARNOLD AND DUFFY SENTENCED. .
property of her Majesty the Queen, was sentenced
to five years' penal servitude. Patrick Duffy, for
larceny of opal stone of the value of £900, the
property of Richardson and others, was sentenced
to four years' penal servitude. In sentencing
Arnold, the judge said that it was one of the most
THE WILCANNIA OPAL ROBBERY. (Article), The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1883 - 1930), Wednesday 6 September 1893 [Issue No.4430] page 5 2019-09-23 12:07 THE WILOANNfA Ol'AL ROBBERY.
Wii.oanma, Tm'silay. — Aftur extending
over three days, the hearing of the chareo
worth of opals, was concluded to-dav. Ac
.Sessions. Rail was allowed, aclf in £100,
THE WILCANNIA OPAL ROBBERY
Wilcannia, Tuesday. — After extending
over three days, the hearing of the charge
worth of opals, was concluded to-day. Ac-
.Sessions. Bail was allowed, self in £100,
SUBURBAN AND COUNTRY MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Monday 11 February 1884 [Issue No.14,313] page 4 2019-09-23 11:26 - Wright, Geyor, and Chambers-being returned in the
- Wright, Geyer, and Chambers-being returned in the
SUBURBAN AND COUNTRY MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. (Article), The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Monday 11 February 1884 [Issue No.14,313] page 4 2019-09-23 11:25 Tho following are further particulars of the municipal
WILCANNIA,-An oluetion lor thioo vuoaiicios in tho
Municipal Council iresulted in tho (following candidates
order given. The elections caused considoiablo excito
íncnt.
The following are further particulars of the municipal
WILCANNIA,-An election for three vacancies in the
Municipal Council resulted in the following candidates
order given. The elections caused considerable excite-
ment
Council Meeting. (Article), Western Grazier (Wilcannia, NSW : 1896 - 1951), Saturday 15 November 1919 page 2 2019-09-23 11:17 pounded by the dam erceted by the
pounded by the dam erected by the
THE DRY DARLING. (Article), Observer (Adelaide, SA : 1905 - 1931), Saturday 22 November 1919 [Issue No.5,783] page 29 2019-09-23 11:15 The Barrier correspondent teleRrapned
on Monday:—TJbe River Darling is lower
viously. In many places are long stretchee
The Barrier correspondent telegraphed
on Monday:—The River Darling is lower
Menindie) than has ever been known pre-
viously. In many places are long stretches
Council Meeting. (Article), Western Grazier (Wilcannia, NSW : 1896 - 1951), Saturday 15 November 1919 page 2 2019-09-23 11:14 Council Uoetlng.
Tha naual monthly mooting of the
Wileanbia Municipal Council was
held in tho Osunoil Ohambora at 7.30
p.m., Tuesday la*t.
A letter was roceived from the
Manning Bhiro, aolioiting co-operation
in approaantog tho Uovernment to
render aasietincs in oases of hardship
eaaesd by the prolonged drought in
New 8onth Walos, and tho following
resolution waa passed: — -'That this
Council roquost the Government to
lend aeiistanoo in all urgont oases of
drought in New South Walos, to en
able attch casos to weather the criais,
and that the local Member a enpport
be aolicited in this behalf.'
A' draft of the provisions of the
KainBoada ^Ul at-proaant before tho
Houso was submitted by the local Qs
vernment Association, asking for in
formation rft-the effect of eame on tho
Munisipality should tho bill beosme
law ia its present fens.
It was decide! to supply th, infer*
taation desired.
Conaideration of tha proposed new
Water Supply byvlaws was pestpaned
to ths'next meeting of the Council.
Aregueat from tha Wilcannia Boat
ing Club far pormisaion to erect a
daw across the river at the neck bo
low ths Hospital waa refuse! on the
grounde that if a dam were ereoted at
this point it would result in a cousid
erabie loss oi water already im
pounded by tbe dam orcoted by the
At this staj*e of the proceeding, ths
chairman adjourned the mooting to
7.30 p.m. Uondiy, 17th Novembsr,
Council Meeting.
The usual monthly meeting of the
Wilcannia Municipal Council was
held in the Council Chambers at 7.30
p.m., Tuesday last.
A letter was received from the
Manning Shire soliciting co-operation
in approaching the Government to
render assistance in cases of hardship
caused by the prolonged drought in
New South Wales, and the following
resolution was passed: — 'That this
Council request the Government to
lend assistance in all urgent cases of
drought in New South Wales, to en-
able such cases to weather the crisis,
and that the local Member's support
be solicited in this behalf.'
A draft of the provisions of the
Main Roads Bill at present before the
House was submitted by the local Go-
vernment Association, asking for in-
formation re-the effect of same on the
Municipality should the bill become
law in its present form.
It was decided to supply the infor-
mation desired.
Consideration of the proposed new
Water Supply by-laws was postponed
to the next meeting of the Council.
A request from the Wilcannia Boat-
ing Club for permission to erect a
dam across the river at the neck be-
low the Hospital was refused on the
grounds that if a dam were erected at
this point it would result in a consid-
erable loss of water already im-
pounded by the dam erceted by the
At this stage of the proceeding, the
chairman adjourned the meeting to
7.30 p.m. Monday, 17th November,

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