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Alteration of Street Levels in Cessnock. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 18 September 1914
Alteration of Street levels in Cessnock. - - -? The engineer (Mr. Lindeman) sub mittee a report in connection with the objections to certain levels and the position of proposed culverts, that to end the pipes in Vincent Street would not cope with the require ments. The pipes would have to extend to the creek in Charlton Street. The council's original pro out whereas the alternative sugges tions would cost about £305,13s. 4d. the difference in the cost being £283 18a. 4d. j Cr. Baddeley said the difference j in the cost of the proposals was of 1 great magnitude. The expenditure | of this amount would benefit about I twenty ratepayers, and when these j ratepayers consider' the matter they ! would agree that such an amount could not be spent. He moved that a meeting be called and the rate payers affected fre invited; £0 confer with Cr. Snape and himself in the matter to see what arrangements could he anived at. He also sug gested that Mr. Bridge l»e invited. That gentleman had sold tli...
Cessnock Shire Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 18 September 1914
Cwsnock Shire Conndl The usual fortnightly meeting of the above, was held on Monday,. There were present : '. Crsi T. *L. Johns (president), J. Baddeley, S. W Snape, and W. Morgan. It was decided that a temporary assistant clerk be employed .during the temporary absence of Mr. A. Evans on military duty. ' The President read a letter he had received from Mr. J. W. Lynch, who had acted as collector of names for' the shire roll, making a complaint that he had been accused of leaving names off the roll purposely to dis franchise electors.— -Cr. Snape was' of ihe opinion that an inquiry should' be; held, and the roll referred to should be compared with the present roll. — Or. Morgan contended that the letter was a private one to the president and therefore the council bad no power to deal with it. — The President upheld the point, and ex plained that he brought the letter before the council so that it could not be said he had. kept any tiling back. Mr. Lynch's remedy was to. write to the...
CESSNOCK RACES. September Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 18 September 1914
-UES^IOCKHACK; u . r Sfipt^ifber Meeting. _ The 1 Cessnock Jockey Club's Sep tember meeting was held last Satur day. Notwithstanding that the weather wore a doubtful appearance and that the entry was not large owing to a-Burfeit of racing during the weak, the attendance was large, and with a few exceptions the horses entered wade the journey. Taking the .racing Ibrpugh the fields were not large, yet the racing was good and the punters found the picking of winners no easy .task.. The newly appointed district racing officials were in attendance and everything passed off without a hitch. The turnstiles were in requisition for the first time, and the appearance of the improvements were- of an inviting nature. The rain held off while the racing was in progress, but soon after the .public left ilia ground very heavy, rainiell. If/is pleasing to state that despite the adverse circumstances, which included a back Saturday, and 'tn'e~ fact of 'the afternoon shift trouble being on, the meetin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 18 September 1914
Stud Notices. TO STAND THE SEASON at Hie ??HOMESTEAD.' BELFORD. Brilliant Lad SIRE, Plucky Willie, winner Of first and champion prizes at Koynl Show, Sydney, 1909, 1910, and 1911, champion prize at Royal Show, Sydney, 1912 and 1913, first and champion prizes,- liawkcslxiry Show in 1908, 1909 mid lolo,.-. champion prize iU llawkesbury Show in 19'li and 'I*(12, also first prize at I he llawkesbury horse parade, 1909 : second prize and reserve champion at the Rovnl Show, Sydney, 1908; first prize}and premium of 100 guineas for hext stallion of any draught breed at the; Royal I'nrade, JSydneyi 1912. He also gained first, cbnhipion and trophy valued 20 guineas at Singleton, 1911 : g sire, Welcome Willie, a great prize-taker, and one of lliel-esl breeding I wrses in North Olago ; g g sire,' '.Clydesdale Willie, who gained the following prizes, vki^-1892, fiiM Maffraand North Gipnsland Shows ; 1893; first at Korth Gippslnnd iniiis own class, arid first prize competing against all ages, imp...
Current Notes Miners' Federation's President. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 18 September 1914
Current Notes Miners' Federation's President. Mr. David Watson, wlw is a suc cessful Senate candidate^ has re sigued the presidentship of the Miners' . Federation. Mr. Dan Rees has been appointed acting president until a president is elected. Second1 Expeditionary Force. Colonel Ryrie, M.H.B., has been appointed to the command of the Light Horse Brigade in the Second Australian Imperial Expeditionary Force. He ii? the first member of the Federal Parliament to volunteer for active service. Sad Death. . Mrs. Turner, an old resident of Merewethcr, and mother of Mr. Turner, secretary of the Aberdare Miners' Lodge, died very suddenly at Newcastle last Friday. During last week Mrs. Turner was in Cessnock, and was hale and hearty. General Prospects. * The spring prospects for the dairy industry in both New South Wales and Queensland are bright, and increasing siirplusp; for export are now expected. Toe dairying season has never opened better in the north ern State, says Mr. Graham, the Que...
Work for Unemployed on New Roads. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 18 September 1914
Work for Unemployed on New Roads. The deputation from the Shire Council on this juatter haf quite a lengthy budget of requests to bring under notice, including the Keavsley and Neath Roads and Cummins' Dam. The deputation failed in their mission, inasmuch as they could not get tue ear of the Minister for Works. Mr Griffith was only seen from a distance, and as he had a Cabinet meeting on a deputation from Cessnock was not considered of sufficient importance to claim his attention at that particular time.
The Hospital Kitchen, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 18 September 1914
: The Hospital Kitchen, &c. ; The next* question :brdpht under iilr Flowers' notice was* tlje rieoessity of rtbV efectibn'' of the ' hospital kitchen and nurses' quarters being gone on with at once.« The former had been promised and they were waiting a commencement of the work. In regard to quarters for the. nurses it was pointed out that owing to limited accommodation the nurses Vere leavihl the inf8tliu1iibn. -- '-* M/; Ti-- rora, ia reply, said that owing lojji '.-. .position created, by the war t!:evAv.;are practicallii tied tip for fiiiul a nl the was no revenue coming in. As -oou' as possible he .would push' on the erection of the kitchen. He recoguised the necessity lor the erection of nurses' quarters and would attend to the matter as ^xpeaitipusly as pos^ble. „ -.z ?:??;-. -[;;; Mv, Flpwei-g alspvSoSi- thftt'tji'e. -would not last long and that it would a . Waiter of not more -than a few months at most.
Hospital Furniture. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 18 September 1914
. . .Hospital Furniture. .'The' same four gentlemen waited upon Mr. FloweYs, the Minister for Health, in connection with the above matter. It was Explained that the doctors had .condemned the beds sent to the Cessuock Hospital as un suitable,- and '? on. Mr FJowers being written to he had- promised to ,«x change them '.for the. class requited, and utilise the exchange ones in a Sydney^ ,'convftle^wnt^hblftie.';- tatec was received that' the matter could not be. arranged. They now asked Mr Flowers to adhere to his promise. . -MhjBlldweri said lie could seeao .difficulty in the .matter and would see if the exchange could be made.
Ellalong. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 18 September 1914
1 Ellalong. A meeting is to be hekcUo-morro/w night to arrange for a grand ball iu; aid of the Patriotic Fund. . Farmere here are grinning with delight as a result of the beneficial rains. Good crops, plenty of grass and money are the fantistical and alluring pictures that' the farmers observe in their minds' eye. The dirty man from Congewai got an unexpected wash on Saturday afternoon through being caught in the rain. The accident caused much concern and it is to be hoped that there will be no ill effeots^ It is understood that a representa tive of Comino Bros., the local fish mongers, has been making overtures to sell their William 'goat to Wirth's circus. It it believed the price asked was considered too high, although the superiority of the animal was admitted. The price asked ran into four figures. . There is a mysterious individual in Ellalong, and notwithstanding the fact that I am a most modest indivi dual, I am reluctantly compelled to admit that the person with the halo of...
A Hospital Race Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 18 September 1914
. A Hospital Racs Meeting. Messrs Baillie, Brown, Baddeley, and ;?. Lord next.. ...waited, upon Mr. Caujjj asking that' an additional dayfe- racing be granted to the Cess nock Jockey Club — making the num ber aine days instead of eight— for the purposs of holding an annual hospital race meeting. TJie denuta tation pointed out it was necessary to raise funds for the upkeep of the hospital and urged that their request be granted. Mr. Cann, in reply, promised if the matter could be arranged he would attend to it. Later, how ever, he informed the deputation he had been looking into the matter and from papers lie had been looking through he had ascertained that the eight days' racing were granted to Cessnock on the understanding that one day , was for a hospital race ?neeting. ; , - The Minister was assut-red that if this were bo the present committee of the Jockey Club were not aware of it. - Mr. Cann promised to forward on the papers in connection with the granting of the increased rac...
Congewai. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 18 September 1914
Congewai. We have had beautiful rain, and there is every indications of more. Some of the farmers could not wait for fine weather but commenced their ploughing in the rain. The grass and vegetables will soon grow. Congewai is a stirring little place. The local builders have just about completed a solicitor's office, and when plans are ready we might be getting a court house and police station. We. have a smartr tracker in our town who can track anything from a death adder to a-bottle of wine. He is now engaged in some mystery' as the other day he was discovered on his hands and knees tracking or scenting between the Pinch and- 4ine five ipUepegv Our tracker has only made one mistake, that was when he mistook ' a No. 5 boot prinVfor a No. 7. Mr. Lamp lighter is^the tracker's assistant. Some of. our boys, are smart with their ''dWies^' 'J;The other Say one succeed^ in bluff ing three or four of
Deputations LOCAL WANTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 18 September 1914
Deputations J^OCAL WANTS. Deputations, comprising. Crs Johns and Baddeley, and Messrs. M Baillio and J. Brown re])resented Cessnock. in various matters at Sydney on Wednesday. Quite a number of matters were touched on, and although the efforts of the de putation were not crowned with any immediate success, it is anticipated that much good will result. Mr. W. Kearsley, the inspected Member for the district,* introduced the various deputationsr and done all in his power to assist them attain the object of their arguments. The Use of Explosives. The deputation in this matter re presenting the proprietors (by Messrs D. McGeachie and R. Kelsick) of the Extended and Aberdare Collieries, and the miners of the same collieries .(Gessnock Lodge by Messrs Baddeley and Lord and Aberdare Lodge' by 'Messrs M. . Baillie and J. Brown) -were introduced to Mr iJann, Chief Secretary, and asked that Jthe use of the explosives rippite and sampson tte, AVhicli4h'ftd been struck off . the* permitted list ...
People Say: [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 18 September 1914
(People Say: ^I^^Hiat move rain is expected. '?^?^r ' ? ? ? f That Dungog. races have been abandoned: That .Wallsehd races have been .-] postponed again. That the streets have been welV . watered. ^?f*' ►»JEhat the Presbyterian Tartan ?I Fair dpens to-morrow. I ; That - dog registration time has I come round. j That the creeks have experienced 1 a great wash out. That little is heard of the afternoon shift trouble. That the Broadmeadow murder .,«, fl»s only a nine days' wonder. That the local Patriotic Funds are ? lagging, and want to be shoot up. .„,- . That Allandale Road requires some attention, being full of holes. That there is a lot of hanging ,, going on. Hanging on to money. That Kaiser Bill is easily the most talked-of man in the world ulfc present. That the council will, be ap '? preached so water Vincent and : Main streets at a rate of Id. ? That Mr. Kelly predicted the pre f sent rain in his forecast in the 'Eagle' last week. That the Shire Council broke a record last Mo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 18 September 1914
CESS/VOCIT HOJEL. Under Entirely New Management, The proprietor of ilie Cessnock Hotel desires to intimalc ' lliat patrons may rely upon every attention. .Tlie C-uisinc, attendance and appointments are of the best, likewise the brands, of Ales, Wines, and Spirits. ? - Kxlremccare and supervision of management is the watchword, and the general conduct of the hotel 'will Ik found right up-to-date in every department. James Attwater, Proprietor. Cessnock Hotel, Cessnock. To Avoid Disappointment smwm^^ 'CSfesfew Winter Suit— Now ! MEASSRE jtT^*i Wm Last year -ve had to turn orders *~~0^/$£JkKtK ^^H away and as we do not want a fJ^&SmSr H repetition of this * we ask yoXi to ? \jt jHJHhm H A Suitable Range of \* :?* ? ? JHIV. j^^^ '*? New Season's Patterns. '* ?* ^^^^Hk-- ??''?? '' - ? '? ''''?? R, PEARTA M-m Depend THE PEOPLES TA.LOR, .TO *' *'**'* T** f the Fitting of hb Cloth* Vincent St., Cessnock. ====s=^bs^m d. JOHN5ON, Practical Engineer in Motors, Cycles, Sewing Machines, ...
Cessnock Police Court. (Before Mr. C. H. Gale, P.M.) TUESDAY, SEPT. 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 18 September 1914
Cessnock Police Court. (Before Mr. C. H. Gale, P.M.) r TUESDAY, SEPT. 15. A » For behaving in 'an improper . ' manner in the yard of the Northum '?'.; berland Hotel, William Batten was J fined 20/- with 6f- costs. I Henry AiU)inv and . . Alexander J McMillan charged with being found 1 on licensed premises during prohi M bited hours,t .were each fined 10/-,., '1 with '6/i^o*^8r!B' a^fi^t-7;aayfi''. a imprisonment, .? - ':.-,.-'.;-, ^i|K For^bebaying in an improper man $M$:% ? ner within view of persona passing, ?}M'-* on Allandale Eoad, John Brooder '%&:.?„? ,was fined 4Q/- and 6/.- costs* in jae 3|;.. '-fault 14 days imprisonment. -- Wtji Lionel Tomlinson was fined 10/, IBj? with £1 7s_ cogts, for having : coin ;W ? '' fitted a breach of special rule 5 of m ?:??.' of Abermain No^2 coilieryrby using : ji abusive language- when the under ,« manager asked him to go on shift Wk ? work. ? :??-?-..-?'-*-.?- ? .-*!r-;~- ?r''' SflkV- George McLeod was 4ned, 5/,- with ap/: £1 7s cpst...
Wirth's Circus. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 18 September 1914
Wirth's Circus. v Wirth's Circus made its first appearance in 'Cessnock on Friday evening, and it is-safe to say that the patronage acoorded the show made the proprietors look upon . Cessn&sk as a sterling show town. The huge ' tent was packed with patrons, and jtas the ' takings ' are estimated at Bomewhere in the vicinity of £800 the attendance can be surmised. ftimobu everyuiie was an nuo uiwb and business in town was practically at a standstill. . In conversation with our reporter one of the manage I ment stated that .they heard Cess I nock was a- solid town, but the I ' house ' they got would have been I considered a big one -in the cities. ^^. ..Wirth's Circus will henceforth make V*' an annual appearance at Cessnock.
OUR NOTE BOOK. To Berlin. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 18 September 1914
[?] To Berlin, 'if ; The glorious change of events \yill. be welcomed fav and wide. The, German army which only a few days ago . waB makipg Paris tremble by its rapid advance, now retreats before the Allies, broken and in dis order. Enticed, in by a fained re treat' of the Allies and with dream* that otherwise 'tlian victory was impossible, they bare fallen 'into the trap prepared for- them, and only by brilliant generalship will they escape. Modern and efficient as the German army may be, and as far sighted as the Kaiser and his .staff have made the world think they, were, their care-, fully laid plans of 'the French in vasion are a hopeless muddle. The1 French army was' believed to be in a very bad state, and the British army not of any oonseqeenoe, so .the idea of failure never occurred to the Kaiser, therefore no efforts to strengthen the ground previously . captured by them had been made.; Instead of being beaten back inch by inch, the Ger man ret,rea,t has been turned into.ar ...