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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 March 1898
YI3IT0KS to' Muswellbrook SHOW can get a GOOD LTTNCH at No. 3 Ladies' Booth, conducted by D. HOOKER. WANTED,—TEN PICK and SHOVEL MEN. No loafers ucod apply. W.J.DICKINSON, Muswellbrook. To-Let. Boarding establishment ana WINE SHOP at DENMAN, in good position nnd good business house. The premises are now in the occupation of Mr. F. Almond, and were previously occupied by tho owner. Partly furnished. Every comfort and convenience. Good stables, plenty of water, two paddocks—one and the other 7 acres. Persons desirous of taking over the license and premises must apply before tho ond of , March, as the license must be renewed by 8th April next. I'ull particulars on application to GEORGE ROSS, Denmau, or. MRS. A. MUNRO, Boarding House, (juirindi. To-Let. > A ICEHOUSE (Largo Oven) with or ( without Stable and Shed. Apply MRS. D. HALL, Sydney-street. Muawellbrook. SCONE YARDS. Tuesday, 8th March. CORBETT & SIMPSON will sell by auc tion as above. Full particulars in Saturduy'8 is...
Sydney Produce Market. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 March 1898
Sydney Produce Market. Wheat.—New South Wales, inforior new 3s od to 3s 9(1, primo new 4s to -Is Id. Chickwheat.—2s 1 Id to 3s 2d, screening's 2s od to 2s 8d. Flour.—N.S.W., £10 10s. • Barley.—Cape, 3s to 3s Id. Bran—71(1. 1'ollanl— 8rl. ChafE.—Local prime green, £3 17s Gd to £1 2s Cd, medium from £3 5s ; imported primo, £3 15s ; medium from £3 5s. Oaten Hay.—Prime rack, £3 17s Gd to £4 2s (id ; medium from £3 7s Gd. Lucerne Hay.—Hunter Ilivor primo £2 2s Gd to £2 os, medium from £1 10s; inferior, £1 5a ; inland in trusses. £2 7s Gd to £2 15s ; small bales from £2 17s Gd to .-63. Straw—N.S.W bundled, £2 to £2 5s : dor rick, £2 2&lt;> Gd to £3 2s Gd ; imported derrick £2 10s. Oats.—Prime feed 2s Gd ; good, 2s 6d ; medium 2s 4d ; Tartarian seed 2s 8d. Maize,—Best now-2s lid; best old 3s j to 3s 2d. Potatoes.—N.S.W. medium from £3 7s to £-1 ; Tasmanian circulars £5 ; Now Zeal and E.It. £7. Onions,— Port Arlington, good £4 12s 6d, prime £4 15s to £4 17s Gd, New Zealand to £o ...
Political. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 March 1898
• ; " Political. ■'Mi/Solomon (to Mr.~"Reid at the Convention): You are, now.-.carrying; "' the \«ii';_into- the enemy's country." Mr, En'emy ? W-j have- no •eneniib^'hVrt^,we' are; siniply a- band' of brotli'cfs,';u ho nre'-lfyipg to get- a little • the advantage of each?: other, v It's r-all: iirthe family." &lt; . . , ~ - • It;-'is&lt; said tin. -spinequarters;- .■ah at-. New,'; Souths >\Vales5 landowners: " pass /on the tax to the: tenant." It has never'been satisfactorily shown,. ■ how ever, how it is that all the complaints - and outcry .comes from those who', '-.we * are told,?pass on" tlie t'asy.and' none":from those to whom it is passed. Four huiidred: workmen:1 employed w by the * \Vestinghouse ; -Air-brake «: Coy. at Wilmerding (U.S._A\), "have 'been suspended, for lack of oiders, The -discharged employees afterwards : tore ■ « >downy several -electioneering pictures'* of M'KinJey and smoking factoiies which were hanging in the office, of' the. uoiks...
Bogan Gate to Condobolin Railway. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 March 1898
Bogan Gate to Conclobolin Railway. .'■•The following is the official• descrip tion of the new railway" from, l>ogan Gale to Conclobolin; ^ which is?*tojybe opened about Marcht'r-:—.'1,'hu, .iailun'y is an extension ,-of the hnc_ recently opsnccl'jfrpm vParkcs to , 13ogan. Gate. It continences at: 290 „• miles.v4oojcliams from Sydney; passes'nhrough-an'almost flat country , to 'Condobolin.? The steepest graders i in ioo. JNTo creel-s of any great^magnitude are crossed over, Gunningbland Greek being ■ the most inipprtant/'^Statioiis are provided at Burrawang, Derriwang, and at Con-,: doboliiij whore the/line,ends -at -329 miles 62 chains from Sydney,'thus: giv ing:a!.tdtal:'1ength>(5f ^9 milt^s;2:2.:chains v '■'iLheflterminar.' arrangements;'include.; passenger;-biiildiiiQS, ; goods shed; en gine shed;, carriage;-shed; jWooMoading; banks, turntable, .and trucking iyards.\ •At'Gunningbland Greek a tank to_coiv itaiti •2^j8oo,ooo^gaiions.vhns*beenvexca^ ^vatedf'from'which'watenw'....
Death of Mrs. H. Percy, [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 March 1898
Death of Mrs. H. Percy, Just as we were going to press on Friday night word reached u& that Mrs, Harriet Percy, proprietress of the Percy Hotel, was seriously ill, and our issue of Saturday intimated this fact; but within a couple of hours the worst fears were realised, and it is now our painful duty to chronicle the death of that well-known and estimable lady. The end was indeed so sudden that people could not realise the sad tidings, and a gloom was cast over the town, Everywhere on Saturday there were indications of general regret and sympathy with the bereaved family. Mrs. Percy was about as usual piloting the affairs of the hotel on Wednesday, and on Thursdaj, for the first time, she had to give in, and seek medical aid. Drs. Read and Bowman were soon in attendance, but they saw at once that her condition was serious, and that her long and devoled atten tion to busiuess had thoroughly worn her out. As she did not rally, the members of her family were sum moned, and alth...
PIGEONS etc. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 March 1898
SflCfEORTS etc. In Pairs. Prize 5s. Entrance la per pair. Carriers—J, S. Vindin, West Maitland. Pouters—J. S Vindin, West Maitland. Barbs—No entry. Dragons—M. Crocket, St. Holiora, Antwcrps—No entry.' Owls—J. S, Vindin, West Maitland. Magpies—J. S. Vindin, West Maitland. Turbits—J. S. Vindin, West Maitland. Tumblers—J. S. Vindin. West Maitland Fantails—A. II. PeDatt, Muswellbroolv. Trumpeters—J. S. Vindin, West Mait land. Jacobins—J. S. Vindin, West Maitland Best Collection of Canaries, 5s. En trance Is—A. H. Pellatt, Muswellbrook. Best Bird on the pround, silver medal offered by the Poultry Club o£ New South Wales—J. S. Vindin, West Mait land.
SECTION xI. POULTRY. Under the Regulations of the Poultry Club of N. S. Wales). [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 March 1898
Section xi. 1° HJ 1L H" J55. Tifi Under the llegulations.oE the Poultry Club of N. S. "Wales). - To be shown in pairs. First prize 7s fid, second prize 2s (id, unless otherwise speci fied. Entrance Is (id per exhibit. Black Spanish—J. Steele, Tamworth Cochin, any colour—No entry Brahma, any colour—J. S. Vinden, W. Maitland Leghorns, white—W. T. Moore, Muswell brook Leghorn?, brown—J. Wilkins, Muswell brook Dorkings, any colour—No entry Langshans—A. A. Roberts, Muswellbrook Plymouth Rocks—No award. Malays—No entry, Orpingtons—No award. British Game, black Red—No entry. British Game, any other variety—No entry. Australian Game, any colour—Mo en try. Indian Game—E. 0. Brecht, Muswell brook. Hamburgs, any colour—No entry. Wyandottes, Silver—No entry. Wyandottes, Golden—No award. Andalusian—No entry. Minorca—Mrs. H. Cadell, Bonnyrigg. Game, any variety not previously men tioned £1—No award. Soft Feather, any variety not previously mentioned. £1—No entry. Game Hens, (collection of six)—No...
SECTION X. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 March 1898
Section X. DOGS: Best Greyhound, dog, 03—Ab. Weidmaun, Muswellbrook • Best Greyhound, alut, 5s—T. Cook, Turan- I ville, 1 ; Ab. Wuidmann, Muswellbrook, vei'y highly commcnded Best Kangaroo, dog, 5s—R. Eather, Mus wellbrook Best Kangaroo, slut, as—Ab. Wei'lmann, Muswellbrook Best Scotch Terrier, dog, 5s—J. W. Humphries, Muswellbrook Best Scotch Terrier, slut, us—No entry Best English Terrier, dog, 5s—H. Ingham, Muswellbrook Best English Terrier, slut, 5s—No entry Best Fox Terrier, dog, os—Leslie Forrest, Muswellbrook Best Pox Terrier, slut, 5s—Leslie Forrest, Muswellbrook Best Irish Terrier, dog, os—R. T. Keys Bengalla Best Irish Terrier, slut, 5s—No entry Best Pug, dog or slut, 5s—P. J. Hoolahan, Muswellbrook Best Retriever, dog, 5s—Miss Ethel Shaw, Muswellbrook Best Retriever, slut, 5s—No entry Best Pointer, dog, 5s—No entry Best Pointer, slut, 5s—No entry Best Setter, dog, 5s—No entry Best Setter, slut, us—No entry Best Sheep Dog or Slut, £1 Is, offered by Mr. J. C. White, to be t...
SECTION IX. SELECTORS' CLASSES. FAT STOCK. CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 March 1898
Section IX. SELECTORS' CLASSES. FAT STOCML. cattle. Fat Ox, any age, of nnv breed, bred and fattened by exhibitor, £1, offered by Mr. U, T, Keys—D, Fibbius, Coal Creek Best Durham St'ccr, over. 2 years and under 3 years, bred by exhibitor, £1, of fered by Mr. 11. T. Keys—K, Kennedy, Rouclicl Fat Cow, any age, of any breed, bred and fattened by exhibitor, £1, offered by Mr. II. T. Keys—K. Kennedy, Rouchol The above three prizes to be competed for by freehold or tenant farmers occupying not more than 4000 acres and over 12S0 acres of land, including grazing laud. Fat Ox, any age, of any breed, bred and fattened by exhibitor, £1, offered by Mr. 11. T. Keys—I). Fibbins, Coal Creek Best Durham Steer, over 2 years and under 3 years, bred by exhibitor, £1, offe ed by Mr. \V. K. Ireland—F. W. Kennedy, Ilouchel ; Fat Cow, any age, of any breed, bred and fattened by exhibitor, £1, offered by Mr. R. T. Keys—F. W. Kennedy, F.ouchel Best Three Bullocks, any breed, fattened by exhibitor, £2 2s, o...
SECTION VIII. SELECTORS' CLASSES. SHEEP. MERINO.—RAMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 March 1898
Section VIII. SELECTORS' CLASSES. SHEEP. MERINO.—RAMS. Earn,, over 2J years, £1 Is, offered by Mr. B. G. D. Fitz-Gcrald—P. Mulling, "Win gen Ham, over 1J years up to 2 J years, £1 Is, offered by Mr. It. G. D. Fitz-Gcrald—1'. Mullins, "Wingen Ram, under 14- years, £1 Is offered by Mr. J. Tripp—I'."Mullins, Wingon Best Ram Lamb, fine combing, under 12 months, £1 Is, offered by Mr. l\ Mullens —P. Mullins, Win gen RWES. Ewe, over 2A years, £1—1'. Mullins, "Win gon Ewe, over 1J years and up to 2.J, £1—1'. Mullins, Wingon Ewe, under 1} years, £1—P. Mullins, Wingon Best 3 Ewes, 18 months and under, £1— P. Mullins, Wingen Best Ewe Lamb, fine combing, under 12 months old, £1 Is, offered by Mr. 1'. Mul lins—P. Mullins, Wingen COARSE WOOL SIIEEL'. L|pcoln Ram, over 2J years, £1—D. Fib bins, Coal Cree.lc Lincoln Ram, 1J yenrs and up to 2A, £1— D. Fibbing, Coal Creek Two Lincoln Ewes, over 24 years, £1—D. Fibbini, Coal Creek Two Lincoln Ewes, 1J years and up to 3J years, £1—D. Fibbins, Coal Crec...
How to Help the Local Paper. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 March 1898
How to Help the Local Paper. J You can aid your newspaper greatly by giving the .local paper your general printing; if you do not feel able to run an advertisement, ■ surely you can af ford, to give the newspaper your cards, 'dodgers, billheads, envelopes, and all business printing - to execute. The newspaper man needs it,"'and it: helps to pay the thousand and one free no tices he gives yon and vour town ; but don't give it "to the travelling canvasser who can give you no such return, and is spending neither time, 'money, nor brains in helping you to'build up your district. The time may come when a'newspaper may live simply .upon the revenue derived from the subscriptions and advertisements,, but no ordinary newspaper in any .ordinary town can exist without auxiliary support derived from general printing. Therefore,if you want-a good newspaper—one that will still help your town—give it all your printing.
Murrurundi Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 March 1898
Murrurundi Races. The; following weights were declared on Monday for the Murrurundi Eace Mooting op the 9th and 10th instant: , Kail-way Handicap.—6 furlongs. ef; lb Marshal .... 9 5 Raven 9 3 Pattie Brown ...... 7 10 Eevo ,,.. 6 10 a.l. ,... "6 10 Helmet 6.10 Nina . . ... 6 10 Town Plate.—1 mile. Schoolboy 9 13 Valour .&lt;. 9 10 Marshal 9 .0 •Bluo Metal 7 7 ' l?attie Brown 7 5 Revo 6 7 A.L 6 7 Alga 6 7 ' Holdfast ..... 6 7 Muuiiueunpi Handicap.—l^ milo. Schoolboy 0 11 Yalour 0 ]} " Marshal. ........... / ,8'->,12 Blue Metal 7 5 , Pattie Brown ,. . ! 7- 3 ' A.L 6 r Holdfast '. ... 0 i - • Eosedale Handicap.—• ■ Madeline 9 10 Pattie Byown '9 0 > ; Little Wonder ...... 8 10 Chesterfield • 8 0 Holdfast 8 0 Frying Handicap.—6 furlongs. Marshal' 9 5 Madeline ....... v .„ 8 (J Eavon ....;...8 8 Blue Metal 7 12 Pattie Brown ...... 7 10 Myalla" • . 7 7 Little Wonder 7 7 Turquiai , 6 10 Eevo V 6 10 A.L :.... 6 10 Helmet .,.. 6 10 , - Ohestei field ' G 10 TattehmWs Handicap'.—6...
SECTION VII, SELECTORS' CLASSES. CATTLE. DURHAMS—MALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 March 1898
^[Section VII, SELECTORS' CLASSES. CAWIiffiJ. DtJRHAMS—MALES. Bull, 3 years old or over, £1—T. Caban. Rouchel Bull, 2 years old and under 3 years, £1— J, Lynch, Kayuga Bull, 1 year old and under 2 years, £1— J. Lynch, Kayuga FEMALES. Cow (either in calf, with calf at foot, or in milk), 3 years old or over, £1, offered by Mr. Robert Richards—W. Marsli, Den man Heifer, 2 years old and under 3 years, £1,- offered by Mr. J. Daniels—T. Caban, Rouchel Heifer, 1 year old and under 2 years, £1— J. Wilkins, Muswellbrook hekefoeds-mai.es. Bull, 3 years old or over £1—No entry Bull, 2 years old and under 3 years, £1— J, Lonergan, junr, Coal Creek Bull, 1 yoar old and under 2 years, £1— J. Lonergan, junr., Coal Creek FEMALES. Cow (either in calf, with calf at foot, or in milk), 3 years old or over, £1—J. Lonergan, junr, Coal Creek Heifer, 2 years old and under 3, £1—TV. Or, Wilkinson, Muscle Creek B Heifer, 1 year old and under 2, £1—E. Budden, Grass Tree DEVONS—MALES. Bull, 3 years old or over...
APPRENTICES WORK. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 March 1898
APPRENTICES WORK. The following Prizes are to be competed for by apprentices who lmvc not served or worked at the trade more .than four years," to be certified by the employev. Saddlery Work—Best Stock Paddle, IO3, offered by Mr. E. Solomons—No entry . Best' 'Sot'-'of:Bhi'i-k. Biifgy?Harness, 10s, offered by ME E. lotnom—No entry Bootmakers' Work—U&lt; st Pair Hi ling Boots, size &lt;i, 103-Koc try. -Cibiuit Mukers' Work—Cedar Chest of Drh -vers. 10&lt;—No 011 try ; ' Blacksmiths' .Work—Two f'els of : ho;?, one set I'g'it rnd on1, heavy, 10;--.•'. F Oleu liiinin.r, Kuyuyu
Painless Dentistry. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 March 1898
Painless Dentistry. MB. W. BUCHANAN, Surgeon D on Us (late with Dental Hospital Co., Newcastle and Maitland), visits MUSWJ5LLBEOOE, Monday, Mar. 21st, till Saturday, 26th, at Phillips's Hotel. ABERDEEN, Wednesday, March 30th, at j ;f Phillips's Hotel. Teeth extracted Painlessly. 2s Gd. Upper or'lower sota of artificial teeth from a guinea per set. Teoth scaled and cleaned 5s. Chil- j dren's teeth regulated. Fillings from 2s 6d. Misfitting plates remodelled. All work guaranteed to be of first-class quality, and at iless thau Sydney prices. Consultation Free. Do not pay exorbitant prices elsewhere, but oorao and see W. BUCHANAN, Surgeon ! Dentist (registered).
SECTION VI. SELECTORS' CLASSES. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 March 1898
Section VI. SELECTORS' CLASSES. To be competed for only by Freehold or Tenant Farmers occupying not moic than 1280 acres of land, including grazing land, unless otherwise specified. ei®ksie§. draught. Stallion, 3 years old and over. £1, offered by Mr. It. T. Keys—A. H. Dawes, Singleton Colt, 2 years old and under 3 years, £1 - No entry Colt 1 year old and under 2 years, £1— A. Dawes, Singloron Brood Mare, suitable for farming pur poses, £1 Is offered by Mr. W. H. Smith— A. If. Dawes, Singleton Filly, 2 years old and under 3 years, £1— A. H. Dawes, Singleton filly, 1 year old and under 2 years, £1— A. H. Dawes, Singleton Pair of Plough Horses or Mares, to be driven in harness on the ground ; first prize £1, offered by Mr. R. T. Keys ; second prize 10s, offered by Mr. C. J. Spratt—Thos, Guy, Kayuga, 1 ; John Soles, Spring Creek 2 LIGHT HARNESS AND SADDLE HORSES. Best Spring Cart Horse or Mare, to be driven on the ground, £1, offered by Mr. H. W. Bell—A. H. Daweo, Singleton Best Buggy ...
SECTION XXI. MISCELLANEOUS PRIZES. Manufactures & Materials. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 March 1898
; Section XXI. MISCELLANEOUS PRIZES. Manufactures & Materials. Produced in the colony of N.S.W. and) pre-, " pared by the exhibitor. Entrance' ■ hoc. ■. : ■ . 'Wheaten flour, the produco • of wheat 'grown.'in-the Upper Hunter District, bag of 2d6lb3.'," 10s— M. Campbell and' Co., Mus wellbrook i-White M.iizcmeal, 2001bs.. 10s—No award H 'Yellow Xlaizemcai, 2001bs., 10s—M.- Carnp be'l and Co., Muswellbrook • Home-made Yeast Bread, 2 loaves, 10o— Jlrs.'fE. Budden, Grass Tree .. -Bakers Bivad.'made, from 'flour :ground at Scone Mills, (> loaves, £1, offered by Messrs. Campbell an:l Co.—R. Frascr, Mus-: wellbrook Homo Mario Bread, made - from. ' flour ground at Scouc Mills, 3 loaves, by amateurs, 10s, offered by Messrs. Campbell and Co;— Sirs. U. Fibbins, Muswellbrook , Home-made Soda or Baking Powder Bread, 2 loaves, 10s—Mrs. Wilkins, ■ Mus wellbrook • Baking-powder Bread, made from flour ground at Scono Mills, 3 loaves. 10s, offered bj'-Mcssrs. Campbejl and Co.—Mrs. Wilkins...
Beekeepers' Conference. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 March 1898
Beekeepers' Conference. A conference of Beekeepers convened by the Muswellbrook Beekeepers Association, was held in the School of Arts on Wednesday night last, when there were present Messrs. Ed. Bow man/] J.P., (in the chair), Leard (Merriwa); Monday, J. W. Pender and R. Pender (Maitland); Warner and Pankhurst (Currabubula); Tipper (Willow Tree); Gra'e and Ward, Sec. of National B.K.A. (Sydney); Bolz (Brushy Hill); Ellorton (Muscle Creek) ; Roberts, Grant, and Ward (Muswellbrook). The Chairman having briefly explained the objects of the conference, called upon Mr, Tipper to rend the first paper. Several papers were read during the conference and interesting discussions eusued. At a late hour it was agresd to adjourn till 9.3.0 on Thursday morning. Owing to the length of out report of the Show we are compelled to hold over a full report of the proceedings of the conference till next issue.
SECTION XVII. FINE ARTS. (Entrance free in this section except where specified). [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 March 1898
Section XVII. FINE A.KTS. (Entrance free in this sp.ction cxocpt where specified). Oil Painting, upon any subject, £1—Miss L. M. Wise, Tamworth, 1 ; Mrs. Wilson, Muswcllbrook, h.c. Oil Painting, land or seascape only, £1, to be executed by exhibitor—Percy Camp bell, Goulburn, I ; Miss J. L. Wiseman, Gundy, h.c. Oil Painting, animal life, to be executed by exhibitor, 10s—H, II. Matthews, Mus wcllbrook Oil Painting Flowers, Fruit, and Butter flies not previously exhibited, work of ex hibitor 10s offered by Mrs. Wilson—Miss L. M. Wise, Tamworth, 1; Percy Campbell, Goulburn, h.c. Oil Painting, any subject, competitors to be under 18 years o£ age £1 Is offered by Mr. L. E. Wiseman—P. Campbell, Goul burn Water Colour, upon any subject, 10s—Mrs Wilson, Goulburj, 1; H. Stubbs, Muswell brook, h.c. Water Colour, land or seascape only, to be executed by exhibitor 10s—M. E. Doyle, Invcrmein Water Colour still life subject—fruit, flowers, etc.—to be executed by exhibitor, 10s—Miss L. M. Wise, Ta...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 5 March 1898
LATEST TELEGRAMS. A telegram from Rockhampton an nounces the death of Doctor Cam, the Roman Catholic Bishop. At the Police Court to-day, George Williams, manager of the Lyceum Theatre, was fined 40s aud 40s costs for .obstructing an inspector under the Factories and Shop's Act in the execu tion of. his duty. London, Thursday. The 88th birthyday qf the Pope was was.celebrated in Rome yesterday with enthusiastic demonstrations. ' • Speaking at Bradford, the Under Secretary : for: the colonies, said the country : was. unanimously of opinion that'war with France was too dear a price to pay for the maintenance of British rights in Madagascar; but it was .absolutely determined that Brit ish . rights in China shpu)4 flOf be nullified. .