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Muswellbrook Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 12 March 1898
Muswellbrook Hospital. The following subscriptions were re ceived too late by the Treasurer to have them inserted in the printed an nual report. The Government subsidy will therefore not be obtained on the amounts till next. July :—Mrs. E Cox, senr., 2s> Artliyr Cox, 2s j T. F. Guy, 2S . 6d; W. S. Whicker, 5s; Ivliss Fleming, 2s 6d; Ah George, 5s; W. McNeill, 20s; P. Healy, 20s; Miss Lucas, is 6d; C. C. Paul, xos; Mrs. Lucas, 2s; Ji. Noble; 5s; Mrs. Ward, 2s 6d; Jos. Watters, J5s; J. Hazel wood, 5s; F. Dransfield, los 6d; Mr. Turner, 2s 6d j W. Power, as 6d; Mr. O'Dwyer, 2s 6d; G. Hong Lee, 2s 6d; F. Bates, 5s ; E. Bowman, 10s; C. O. Waldovv, 5s: B. Magarity, 2s 6d; W. Weeks, 2s 6d.
Cable News. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 12 March 1898
Cable News. C" The Queen was to start on her journey to Nice on Thursday if the storm in the channell had abated. Navy Estimates amounting to £23,778,000 have been submitted to the British House of Commons. The total number of warships that will be in course of construction for the British Navy in 1898-99 will be, twelve battleships, thirty-two cruisers, and forty-one torpedos. 1 There is great exoitement in Japan in connection with the proceedings of Russia in China, and the Government threatens to adopt a vigorous line of action. The Chinese Minister at St. Peters burg is negotiating for a settlement of Russian demands. § git is stated in Berlin that Russia has leased Port Arthur and Tailienwan Bay from China for 99 years. H. M. S. Hermoine has been ordered to China, to reinforce the British, Squadron. The British forces in West Africa have suffered through falling into ambuscades in the hinterland of Sierra Seono, It is believed that war between Spain and America will be averted....
English Cycling Notes. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 12 March 1898
English Cycling Notes. How many of my readers can look bock ou their cycling d.-iys of twenty 3'enra ago ? Tlioso u-lio can must have noticod the enormous iucieaso in the number of wheolmon," an increase, gradual at first, but taking rapid strides forward in the years following 1887. For an instance wo will glance for a few minutes at the 3eavly returns of tho-Stanley Show held in London. In 1878, the first yearth.it tho .S'anley Bicj'de Club held their exhibition, we find that 74 machines wore on view, this number increasing in 1887 to 628, while in 1897 at tho exhibition jnst held, we find that no less than 2,400 machines of different kinds were on view. The oulcomo of tho ladies' racing at the Roj^al Aquarium, Westminster, clearly shows to what a low standard cycle racing^ can bo brought, if not held under tho control of some recog nised bodj'. When ono reads of a competitor demanding from ano'her 'money to assist in pacing, or what is .almost worse, soliciting remuneration from ...
The Muswellbrook Escapee. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 12 March 1898
I The Muswellbrook Escapee. A young man named Charles Mor ris, who distinguished himself in De cember last by .escaping from the lock up at Muswellbrook after bolting the officer in charge in one of the cells, was placed upon his trial at the Crim inal Court on an indictment charging him with having on January 31 broken into a building at Coogee, the property , of John Wilson, with intent to steal. The accused stated that at the time of t!),e alleged offence he was in the coun try, and in support of fyis statement called his father, who gave a different name to that under which the accused was indicted: He said that he was a retired English solicitor, and that his son went to the country in September last. He received a Christmas card from him, but declined to state where j it was sent from. The jury, after a short retirement, returned a verdict of not guilty. The prisoner was then ar raigned upon an indictment charging him with having at Kensington on February 4 stolen some wearing...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 12 March 1898
George Fisher, while kangaroo shoot ing in the vicinity of Betsy's Bay, near Macquarie Heads, Tasmania, the other day, was following the sound of the game when his gun got entangled in a tree and both barrels exploded. The explosion almost look the Whole of his left hand off. He was brought to Stvahau for medical treatment.
Salmon Steak. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 12 March 1898
Salmon Steak' This being the Lenten Season, and the time of the year when an increased demand is made on all kinds of fish, we would direct the attention of read ers to an advertisement in our business columns of " Salmon Steak." It is a superior quality of Salmon, and, owing to its excellence has had a large run on the Sydney Market. The thick sides of the fish are the only portions canned, no tails or small pje.c.es being used. " Salmon Steak " is stocked by all the leading grocers.
Upper Hunter P. and A. Association. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 12 March 1898
Upper Hunter P. and A. Association. A committee meeting of the above" was held on Thursday afternoon. Theve \yere present 5 Rfessrs. T. Keys (President), J. 0. White, C. J. Spratt, A Bowman, D. Fibbins, B. Cowan. C. C. Paul (Hon. Treasurer), T. J. Haydon, F. Budden, J. Ireland, R. Clendinning, J. Daniels, E. Budden, C. E. Doyle, and T. Blunt. An apology was tendered for the absence of Mr. E. C. Brecht. Accounts amounting top£'34 12s rod were read and passed for payment, and the printers' accounts were referred to the Advertising Committee. Correspondence : From Mr. K. Ken nedy, protesting against the prize in class 187 being awarded to D. Fibbins, on the ground that he was not eligible to compete in that class, having com peted in class 190. Upheld on the mo tion of Messrs White and Budden. From Mr. S. Arnott, asking that his prize of jQ1 for best trotting mare or gelding, be held on account of his member's subscription for the following year, and stating that he would have the meda...
The Coming Winter. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 12 March 1898
The Coming Winter. Mk. John Batten, of Lue, who makes notes of climatic conditions, was telling us (Mud//ct Guardian) last week that 1862 was a phenomenally dry year, but in 1863 rain commenced early in January and fell about every fortnight up to the end 0/ March, and the winter that followed was the best he has ever known, He remembers taking a load of flour to Penrith from Ilenry Dare's mill, and around the Nepean the grass was so abundant and high that the bul locks were frequently lost in it. The present season bears a striking resem blance, so far, to that of '63. Certain it is that if we have anything like rain during the next week or t.vo the pros pects of the season will be more en couraging than tor very many years.
School of Arts. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 12 March 1898
School of Arts. The usual monthly meeting of the above was held at the institution oc Thursday night There were present —Messrs. J. E. M'Intyre (in the chair), W. 0. Priest, P. Budden, H. Lipscomb, R. Greig, A Bowman, H. J. Ularke, and 0. 0. Paul (Hon. Sec). The minutes of a special meeting, held for the purpose of considering the applications for the position of cus todian and librarian, were read and confirmed. Accounts amounting to 17s Gd were read and passed for payment. The Secretary reported that Mr. J. 0. Luscombe had declined to take up the duties of librarian. Mr. Budden moved that Mr. Dowell be offered the position at a salary of £32 per annum, and a commission of 10 per cent, on members' subscrip tions. Seconded by Mr. Paul. Mr. Greig moved that fresh applica tions be invited for the position at a fixed salary of £35 per annum, and commission on members' subscriptions. Mr. Clarke seconded the motion; but stated that he thought commission j should also be paid on hall rent...
—THE—Muswellbrook Chronicle. O, sacred weapon, left for truth's defence, Sole dread of folly, vice and insolence, Reverent we touch thee! but with honest zeal To rouse the henchman of the public weal SATURDAY, MAR. 12, 1898. International Complications. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 12 March 1898
—THE— Jl/£uswettbwo^(?hFomele O, sacred weapon, left for truth's dcfence, bole dread of folly, vice and insolence, Reverent we touch thee! but with honest zeal To rouse the henchman of the public weal SATURDAY, MAR. 12, 1898. .International Complications. The disturbed aspeot of affairs on the other side of the globe is still the most formidable faotor in current affairs. A fall of £ per cent, in Consols, of £ to 1 per cent, in col onial stooks, and of 3 per cent, in Spanish funds shows that even the professional optimism of the Stook Exohange has been disturbed, and that the best informed financiers in tho world think there is some, danger of war. The fall in Spanish funds may be a mere indication to that Power by the finanoial world that she must not, expect to replenish her ex hausted coffers without difficulty, if at all, in order to prepare for war with the United States. The diffi- j oulty with France and Russia is! more serious. Not long ago, it may be remembered, that the Ho...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 12 March 1898
Cm J. SPRA 77", AUCTIONEEK AND GENERAL COMMISSION AGENT, Bridge-street, Muswellbrook • OFFICES:—Premises lately occupied by Mr. J. C. Luscomtio, Architect. ' Weekly Sales of Fat and Store Cuttle, Slieep, Pigs, &c., at Hill's Junction Hotel Yards* EVERY THURSDAY. Account Sales Repdered Promptly. B. ' : PIANO &' ORGAN TUNER, REPAIRER, & AGENT. . VISITS MUSWELLBROOK AND DIS TRICT REGULARLY. Tuning .and Repairs-by appointment, and yearly contract at reduced fee, Propor .. musical tradesman's work only, aud reason able charges. Letters addressed to Scone, or orders left with Mr. Hoolahan, Annun'dalo. Muswell broflK, will receive prompt attention. 1MB UIIUI CUTLER, If! 3 Hunter Street, SYDNEY. BAKER'S STANDARD SJI Kim ELD RAZORS, Size? Round or Square Point— § in wide 5/- each, mmmk Mti'f pty&i$08wi 1 Block Kazors from 1 /• ' each, post free. 83T Send JEfl your name and address for illustrations prices of BAKKU'S Australian cutlerj' W. JNO. BAKER, Cutler, 3...
A Memento of the Last Test Match. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 12 March 1898
A Memento of the Last Test Match. Mr. Percy Waddy, President of the Hunter River District Cricket Asso ciation, is one of the. greatest enthu siasts of the noble* game it would be possible to find. • He went" to Sydney the other day to witness the final test match between the Australians and Englishmen, and has returned? home joyful and triumphant, brimful of praise: for the great, game played by the Aus tralians, and bringing with him the ball used in thb match that, received such a terrific knocking about at the hands ot Darling, and with which the winning stroke was made. It was pre sented to Mr. Waddy by Harry Trott, the skipper of the Australian team. Needless to state, Mr, Waddy's delight at being the possessor -of such a memento is unbounded; and he intends to have the trophy suitably mounted and placed conspicuously in his billiard room'for the admiration of his many friends, and as a reminder of one/of the most exciting incidents in cricket that can be remembered. On Wed ne...
DISTRICT NEWS. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) Kayuga. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 12 March 1898
DISTRICT NEWS. (FEOir OUR COBBESPONDENTS.) Kayuga. We are having lovely weather, but a good rain atom would be a great boon just now for the corn crops, and to keep the land soft for ploughing. The threshing machine has nearly done in this district, and everyone seems satis fied with their returns. 4 yery pretty wedding was cele brated in the WesJeyari' Church on Wednesday hJ the Rev, W. Brown, the contracting parties being Miss Sarah Adelaide Guy, eldest daughter of M).\ Jphu Guy, and Mr. William George Vitnel. The bride looked charming in a cream cashmere dress trimmed with white satin and chiffon. She wore the usual wreath and veil and carried a beautiful bouquet of cream and wliito roses. The' bride was attended by three bridosmafds—Misseci ^.dfi and Bessie G-uy (sisters of the bride) "dnd',Miss May Yitnel (sister of the bridegroom). The bride was given away by her brother, Mr; John $uy. the ceremony the happy couplo drove to the residenpe of the bride's parents, where the weddi...
Adulteration of Honey. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 12 March 1898
Adulteration of Honey. The following paper was read at the Bee Conference held at Muswellbrook last week by Mr. E. Tipper:— " Here in your little country town of Muswellbrook, dominated by one main store, the evil of adulteration is not brought home to your doors, or im mediately under your eyes as in the large ccntres of population. But you suffer from it all the same. You do not get the price you ought to for it. Sydney contains nearly one third of the popu lation of the colony, who are not prim ary producers and therefore should be your principal market, where the bulk of your products should be sent, and whence the money returns should come. But what is taking place there? As you pass grocers sh;>p after grocers shop you will see bottles in the windows •; labelled honey, but if you examine the back of these bottles, you will see a :very small label stating the fact of aduleration—so small as hardly to be noticeable. They say sugar. But whatever it is it is doubtless something...
Muswellbrook Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 12 March 1898
Muswellbrook Municipal Council. The ordinary fortnightly meeting of the above was held in the Council Chambers on Wednesday night last. There were present, the Mayor (Alder man Brecht), and Aldermen McNeill, Laug, Budden and Clarke. The minutes of the previous meet ing were read and confirmed. Correspondence was read: From Mr. C. E. Nicholas, Divisional En gineer, acknowledging the receipt of a communication from the Council re specting a box drain, and stating that the matter would receive consider ation. An unimportant report was read from the Clerk of WorKS. The pay sheet for the fortnight was:—General account £23 9s 3d, and gas account £17 13s. The correspondence and accounts were received on the motion of Alder men Budden and Lang. The accounts were passed for pay ment on the motion of the Mayor, sec onded by Alderman Budden. The Treasurer reported that the monies received since last meeting amounted to £34 4s on the general account, £29 4s 6d of which was re ceived from the ca...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 12 March 1898
A RARE CHANCE FOR THE SHOW. - ;>•" ' j . _ • • • .• * ■■ Men's Ready-made Suits, all patterns, from 17/6 and the very best Tailor Finish, 27/6. Boys' Suits, from 4s 6d. - COMB BARL1T! A. F. SUTHERLAND & €0., MUSWELLBROOK. G. E. MOREY, - GENERAL CARRIER, FORWARDING AND COMMISSION AGENT, AGENT 3?0E WRIGHT, IIEATON AND 00., LIMITED. CONTRACTS TAKEN ...... AND ESTIMATES GIVEN. HVxeet; stll Coij«/eya 0C?5 Provided for Picok Parties, FOLEY STREET (near Station), MUSWELLBROOK. To Subscribers Those who have not yet forwarded i their subscriptions to the Ghronielc are invited-to do so without delay. The amount of subscription was .reduced from' ist Januniy inst. as follows : Per annum (in advance/ 15s ; per quarter (in advance)-4s; -booked,'4s 6d per quarter.. .Advance subscriptions must be (said within the &lt; first jn'ontl) of the quarter. Single copies 2d each. In tending subscribers are invited'to send in their names as early as convenient The,year or ..quarter commen...
No Vote, No Tax. A Woman's Protest. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 12 March 1898
No Vote, No Tax. A Woman's Protest. iviiss Xose Scott writes to the Syd ney papers to say that she has for warded the following letter to the Commissioners for Taxation : " Gentle men,—I beg to inform you that I pay the land tax under strong protest—I object to being taxed whilst I have no vote. Men are not taxed without representation, why then should women be unjustly taxed, seeing that they are in need of the protection of a vote far more than men ? In my municipality I am taxed, but I am content, seeing that I have the right to vote for the election of aldermen and auditors who control municipal affairs. I protest against aliens and blackfellows being allowed a vote if they please, whilst I and all the women of New south Wales are without a voice in choosing those parliamentary representatives who have the power to tax us, to make laws which we must obey, and to deal with far more interests than those who con fer a vote upon us in municipal affairs. Therefore, I repeat, I pay jh...
Dentistry. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 12 March 1898
Dentistry. Dentristy.—J. Bealby-Smith,D.D. S., from London and America, of 482 and4830-eorge-street, Sydney, Ije consulted Free at Mrs. Hicks' private house, Muswellbrook, monthly. Next visit, from 3 p.m on Thursday, March 3, to 3 p.m. on Saturday, 5th. Painless extractions guaranteed. Flattering tes timonials have been given by many of the Squatters and Residents in the district, certifying to the Skilled and satisfactory nature of my work. Charges strictly moderate, At my Sydney rooms I have a staff of Four Dentists, where a great reduction is made on ordinary prices. Ma. 4- E- Burbank, R.D.S., Vic. and New South Wales, Surgeon and Mechanical Dentist, Head Branch, Tamworth. In consequence of his ac pjdeijt. he will be unable to make farther visits for some time, and re quests patients to wait. Dentistry of the highest stauding is performed by Mn. Percy B. Cohen (Honorary Dentist to the Maitland Hospital^ who visits Muswellbrook the fourth Saturday in overy month, I ana may ts C0HR...