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Mr. T. Dun's Candidature. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 17 April 1894
Mr. T. Dun's Candida-, ture. 1) ? The above candidate for Gloucester ? : addressed the electors last week at ' I Coolongoolook, Clarkson's Crossing, Kramback, and Porsler. The meet \ ; ings were exceedingly orderly and the ; i audiences very attentive. At the first 2] mentioned place, a vote of confidence wjir mnvpd and parried nunnimniTFilv a i in favour of Mr. Dun. At tho other 3 J meetings a vote of thanks for the y,l speaker was moved, seconded, and ) carried by acclamation. The speaker ! dealt principally with the great evil' of -V| class privilege, thq burden of laiV, and iwj the fiscal question. On being ques tioned as to the justice of taxing pri T^te wealth invested in land, and not other wealth, the speaker said, that a if wealth were not allowed to trade in ;?1 l»nd it would havo to trade in prodnc tion, or, in other words, would have to :i employ labor to mako itself reproduc ,ij tivp, while lnnd, tlio field of labor and and source of production, would be - conserved for...
Sydney Markets. Sydney, Monday [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 17 April 1894
' Sydney Markets. t; Sydney, Monday f Flour— Steady. Victorian stone, I £7 5s to £7 10s ; new roller, £7 10s to £8 per ton. 'Wheat— New milling quoted nomin I ally ; c.hickwheat, good whole samples, dull, 2b. 3d per bus. S Maize — Prime Bcarce. . New I quoted from 2s Id to 2s 2d per buB. ; ;. Boft from 1b 9d ; damaged from Is 6d ; ^ old, nominally, 2a 6d to 2s 7d. | Potatoes — Plentiful. Circular Head, | £3. i Butter— Good demand ; creamery i and best brands of factory, 8jd ; fac -; tory, 7d to 8d ; dairy, 6d to 7d per lb : pastry, 4d to 5d f Bacon — hand cured, 6d to 6£d ; 1 machine cured, 5dto 5£d ; middles, 7d J to 8d. j Hams— Colonial, 9d to lOd; Eng t Jish, Is to Is 2£d. w Honey — From 3d to 3|d per lb, for S pure. M Lard — Dull ; ' finely rendered in bladders, 4|d to 5d ; bulk 3d to 4d per lb. „ ' Cheese— Doll j market glutted ; best brands of ordinary, 2d to 3d ; second, l£d to 2d ; small loaf, 3d to -3£d per lb. Eggs — Brisk. Is 4d to la 5d ; prime Boutbern, 1b 6d per doz. P...
Sebastian Morey B[?] [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 20 April 1894
-? ScbastianMorey8tsaoff^^^^^^M ' Babies is a tarnul bo(ber an* iy;Ii)anco^^^H anyhow,' ? Thot'o w'at l hcerd a follar say ; it mado -' - :^ 1 , mo bile, I vow. - - . ' . ' What kin1 er davil fca 70 to talk Biok-Btul!'.1 - V/ . cz that t' . i.I looked, for hoots bloeath bis boots, #n' : . horns below bis bat. ( I An'1 1 waltzed ; np to tho sijoondjll Hth my v fist high in tho air. To plough a furror thro his faoo an plant. my digits there ; , : ' Guess you haven't seen - my baby, for ho'd , ? thaw yor frozen soul ; .? . He'a a crawlm' lump er sweetness spilled - trom heaven's own Bugar-bowi I' *. Ser. ho: 'Thar ain't much sweetness in a ? ; howlip' kid, I sivear, ' . ' Like a ten-horsc-power calliope Ecrccchin1, at tho county fair.' ?.??.? Sez I : ' Oar boys n hotvlor, an' knows how. ? to nso his voice, An' jeat lifts up his loud bazoo, an' crnoks - tho air 'ith noiso. ' But his laughtor'a liko - a hiddon spring that's jest beneath the orust, _ Bo full of everloslin' joy 'twill bubb...
Egyptian Discoveries. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 20 April 1894
Enimtiaii Discoveries. Before tho Viotoria Institute M. Navillo recently gave an aocount of his latest Egyptian disoovories. Tbo lecturer gave a description of his discovery of Bubostis, where ho unearthed numerous inscriptions dating baok to tho Fourth Dynasty, among others eome referring to Cheops, showing that be reigned over all Egypt, some to tho mvaBion ol tbo shepherds or bylcsos, wno, from somo of their monuments found, wero clearly highly cultivated, and oome from Mesopotamia. Among thoir atatues un eorthed wero two of Apopi, tho Pharaoh of Joaeph, also inforiptiona in rogard to tho Pharaoh of the Exodus, and others ot high interest. Engineer says that among somo things that never will be settled aro tbe following : Whether a long ecrew-driver is better than a short ono ol tho eame family. Whether wator-wheelB run faster at night than they do iu tho doy-timo. Tho best way to harden steel. Whioh sido ot the bolt should run next the pulloy. Tho proper speed of lino shafts. Th...
Progress of Beet Sugar. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 20 April 1894
Progress of Beet Sugar. Already moro than half tho world's sugar is derived from European beet root. Soionoo, chemistry and meohanioal skill have com bined' to transfer tho habitat of n prime neoeesity of lifo from tho tropics, where only it was supposed it could bo produced, into tho northern latitudes. Science has shown the way to prepare tho soil for it, has over come all the tueohanicol problems necessary to the extraction of tho sugar, mode its cultivation profitable, and given employment to tens ol thousands of wage-earners, and all this within tho last twenty yearn, The future of thia great industry seems almost boun^ess in its possibilities.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 20 April 1894
Subscribe TO THE 'CHRONICLE7 — AND— Be Happy. Send Your Orders to the ' Chronicle Office ' FOR JOB PRINTING. Advertise IN THE 'CHRONICLE' — IT — Will Pay You. S. E. SELIG, Practical Watch and Clock Maker, Jeweller Optician, . etc., DOWLING STREET, DUNGOS. To the Inhabitants of Dungog and Surrounding District. HAVING been induced Io start in your district, I beg to offer you first-nines work, and sincerely hope that you will pat ronise t»o, so us to keop a first-class tradesman in tho district. I know as a rulo, aftor tho public have liad their wateheB aiid jowollory botched by so-called watchmakers, that they arcdubious about giving their work to otliors, but you can safely bring your wntclics and jewellery tomoand get them well and skilfully repaired Tho work will bo dono punctually and also guaranteed. I also intend periodically visiting the different townB around Dungog, and any work tou nmy have you can savo for me, and itwill bo returned the following trip in good ordor. I keep...
Treatment of Pneumonia by Application of Ice. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 20 April 1894
Treatment of Pneumonia by Application of Ice. Dr. Fioundt, writing in Dttodccim, a Finnish medical journal, states that ho has now treated no less than 106 cas:s of pneumonia with ioe, and with the best results. Though ten ol tbe cases were ot doublo pneumonia, only three out of the wholo number succumbed, notwithstanding that tho epidemio was not a slight one. The method adopted was . to apply over the affected lung an India-rubber bag containing 10a 'continually for from tnelve to twenty four honrB after tbo crisis. In addition to tho local troatment tho patients were given Buoh medicines as aro ueually employed, that is to eay, opium, ipeoacuanha, digitalis, brnndy, &o. Tho method hae, we may re mark, received of lato somo attention in this country.
The Earth's Duration. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 20 April 1894
The Earth's Duration. Tho present ago of tho~earth haB been placed by Sir William Thomson at 100.000,000 years, while the speculation of olhsis have given muoh larger figures. M. Adolplio d' Assir, who believen such estimates to be . greatly exaggerated, considers tho life of the earth in three poiicds, whioh he terms the igneous or nebula stellar stadium, the stadium of solar illumination or of organie life, and the ettdium cf daikncss, cold and death. Tha firBt — which began with tho detaohmcnt of the terrestrial nebula from the solar, and ended in tho formation of the cryBtal-lino oruet of the globe— he caloulatea from physical Iowa to have been GOO, 000 years in duration. The oeoond— comprising tbe second epoch, and to. close with ex tinotion of tbo sun, embracing the entire oyolo of geological formations— iB found by geological end physiool ovidenco as likely to hove a total length of 25,000,000 years, of which mora than half has poEEed, The third Btadium— storting from tlio en...
Seeing The Moon's Shadow on The Earth. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 20 April 1894
oecinff The Moon's Shadow on Tim IS firth. From Professor Todd's - aitiola ln . tha August Century entitled ' How Man's Mes senger Outran the Moon(': wo quote tho following Tho moon's aotual motion in her ciroumtorreatrial path is in the neighborhood of two thousand miles in of.ch hour of tlms.-. Thia velocity iB Bomowhat greater. than /that, ot projectiles from tho best riflod guns ; but these oan often, bo seen throughout thoir whole flight. Evidently the moon's motion, also, is sot too great to bo Been. And it oan bo seen if all conditions. fovor the obaerver. , Averaging a poriod of Bomo decades, there ara in three yoars two opportunities when ... this speotaalo may be seen; they ooour only. at such times as tho moon pusses botween the earth and tho sun and oauscs a total solar colipso. But oven thon it is notoorreot to say that the moon can be seen travelling through spaoo. At the timo of suoh an eolipto, however, tho moon's dark Bbadow, sweeps over tho earth with nearly tbo sa...
Local and General. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 20 April 1894
Local and General. Progressive. — New Zealand is un doubtedly progressive. The women have the franchise ; they can boast of a lady Mayor ; and -will in time no doubt, send women to tho Assembly. At Mnsterton recently, a number of women indulged in the larrikinistic pastime of ' tin kettling ' a newly married couple, in the small hours of morning. This is merely the stepping stone to a more advanced stage of masculine development, and -we should not be surprised to hear of the women of Maoriland organising cricket, foot ball, and racing clubs for women only. Monkerai. — 'We are pleased to learn that Mr W. Moore, who has a claim near Towns and party at the Monkerai, struck a very rich shoot of gold on Tuesday, at about 80 feet. One piece of gold weighing nearly tour ounces was broken from the quartz. There is considerable excitement at the Monkerai in consequence,- and it is likely that there will be a rush for claims in that locality. The Jerger gold-saving machine imported by Messrs...
Humorous Brevities. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 20 April 1894
Humorous Brevities. ' Brown's position at tho hospital :s no sinecure.' ' You're rightt there has been no sign 0 cure Binee ho went thero.' Ally one who is quick at reparteo must necessarily havo a great response ability. Wo don't advise fooling with tho tariff, but if anything can bo done to removo tho tacks off tho sUirs after tho new carpet is put down, without injury to tho country, it should be done at onco. Iu tho theatre: 'But why do you weep ? The acting is certainly not so touch ing.' ' Excuse me ;I am bewailing the money I paid to come in.' A medical journal tells 'how to lie when asleep.' If it will teach some peoplo from lying when awake it will do a public service ? ? Ih°iVr uM
Latest News. (INTERCOLONIAL.) SYDNEY, Thursday. THE BARRABA TRAGEDY. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 20 April 1894
Latest INews. [By Telegraph .1 (INTERCOLONIAL.) SYDNEY, Thursday. CHE BARE ABA TRAGEDY. Further particulars regarding the murder of the bank manager at Bar xaba, state that Wo armed men en tered the bank whilst the manager, Mr W. C. McKay, and his family were dining in an adjoining room to that of the bank, and McKay went to attend them, locking the dining room door behind him, thu 'there wore no wit nesses to tne tragedy. The report ot firearms and the screams of Mrs McKay raised nn alarm, the murderers barely having**time to mount their horses and ride away without, it is be lieved, securing any booty, as a large quantity of gold & noteB were found ly ing on the table near the safe. M'Kay was thirty-four years of nge, and leaves a wife and four children. He was formerly stationed at Candelo, but loft there to go to Barraba for the benefit of his health. The two resident po licemen were absent .from Barraba at the time of the tragedy, but when re turning they met the murder...
SUKCESS. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 20 April 1894
SDKCESS. It iz az hard work to define a sukcess az it iz an aksident. - . Yu kant lokatc a sukcess enny more than yu kan tho north pole. It haz no rulea, nnd knows no laws, and, like a mouse, pop3 out ov one hole into another when and whare yu least expekt it Menny a sukcesa liaz crowned a forlorn hope, aud menny a ono has sickened and died almost in the very arms of frui tion. Tho only way to define a success iz to Bukcecd, nnd then tell how it hap pened. Energy and common senso are tho privy counsellors ov sucknesfl ; but they often hav no control over it, for Bukcess iz a vagrant and will akt and go whare it pleazea.
The Mining Bill. PASSED THROUGH THE COUNCIL. THE THIRD BEADING CARRIED. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 20 April 1894
The Mining Bill. PASSED THROUGH THE COUN OIL. The Third Reading Carried. The Mining on Private Lands Bill came up in the Council aud passed its final stageB. Dr MacLaurin moved the third reading of the bill. Dr. Bowker moved, as an amend ment, that tbe tbird reading should be an order of tbe day for this day six months. The r-easuro was, he con tended, wrong from every point of view, calculated to do great wrong, while it was questionable if it would confer any benefits. He was not sure that gold was a royal metal, and ob jected to interference with the rights ?of property which it contained. It wan a measure both dishonest and irreligious. Mr. John Smith spoke at length in opposition to tbe bill, which he characterised as iniquitous and anti Ehglisb, interfering with privato property, and not likely to realise the expectations formed of it. Mr. Combes said the bill was one of confiscation, utterly unjust and un British and unworthy of the country. He objected to landowners being su...
SLENDER. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 20 April 1894
etiANDElt. Slander iz a lie and kan travel faster than Jalightkan. Whare it kums from it iz often impossible to tell, and where it will go to noboddy tnowB. Thare iz nothing too pure for it to feed upon, and thare iz nosutch thing az satisfy ing itsappetight. It iz conceived in iniquity, and born in jekresy, and will livo and trro fatt whnro truth will starvo to deth. It iz a foundling that the world allwuss stands ready to adopt aud Bend on 'its way rejoicing, with a freo pass and full letters of credit. It haz fastened its dedly fangs upon tho innosent, and has even made virtaw herself' tremble in its presence. Slander iz the coward's refuge and the devil's logiek.
LAND FOR SELECTION. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 20 April 1894
LAND FOR SELECTION. 7o the Editor. Sir, — Is it not paradoxical to fiud Mr. Copoland declaring, in faco of the cry for throwing open tho Crown Lands in the Central Division, that there were six miljion acres al ready open to selection. 'Why are not these six million acres taken up? No doubt some of the land is inferior, but there must be much that is suit able for farming purposes. 'Why should not the latter become occupied before disturbing the leasehold areas It can only arise from' the number of bona fide selectors being limited, and the land is practically of no use to the professional land selector. The very fact tbat there aro six million acres of land open to selection is the strongest possible argument against any further increase of the area. 'What Mr. Cope land should do,istohave these lands sur veyed, classified, and divided into suit able areas, the prices or rentals being governed by circumstances, and not allow an additional aore to be thrown open to selection until th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 20 April 1894
THOS. BAEER, Practical Tailor, Dowling-strcct, DT7NGOG. BKGS to return thanks io hw numerous oustomors for frhsir pnst support, and trust* by ptrict attention to business, to merit a continuance of their patronage. I'npro ib no need to send away for Clothes wfieiithoy . can bo made as Choap and as thmd in tho town. A Perfect Fit Guaranteed. My TjwcedB, Cloths, Doeskins, Serges, Llamas, Buckskins, ^ Worsted ft'd Benvci coatings, ? ? Bedford and Manchester Cords, Hair Lines, Etc. ?Aro all of tho BcBt Materials to pick from, ' tand well shrunk before making up. The W.R.S.N. Co. (LIMITED), CLARENCE TOWN. The Company's Steamer Cooreei enves Clarence Town with Passengers hnd Cargo on MONDAYS, WED NESDAYS, and FRIDAYS at 9.30 !?: . - n.m , and Newcastle on TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS, and SATURDAYS at 9.15 a.m., until further notice. It. LYALL, ^ Secretary. - ~ 2® J. A. JONES, /'.FAMILY BUTCHilifi. , * DwagoK £ IT- tailing this opportunity to thank the, ? public for past support, -wishes to inform...