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THE WAY OF THE WORLD. AN AUSTARLIAN MOVEL. SYNOPSIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898

THE WAY OF THE WORLD, AN AUSTARLXAN MOVEL. By GROSVENOR BUNSTER. SYNOPSIS. The story introduces us to tlio heroirio (Alice Harrington), who bus obtained a remunerative) situation as governess, through the aid of tho Rev, Mr. Kogerr., in honor of which her friend, Ethel Lalleur, determines 011 Riving tho household a picnic to Brighton beach. They are accompanied by Willie (Alice's brother) and an effervescent French man, named Mons. Biron, and his wife. While there they meet a Mr. Gordon, "a resident, to whose cottage they adjourn, to whom, however, Ethel Lafleur expresses a great aversion. Alice Harrington is introduced to her charge as governess, and Mr. George Gordon tries to discover her whereabouts. This is achieved through seeing her in a theatre in which Miss Latleur makes her debut as an actress. The latter warns Alice apauist Mr. Gordon The latter, however, makes love to Miss Harrington, who consents to become his wife. Shortly before the marriage the girl discovers that the...

Publication Title: Muswellbrook Chronicle, The
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WAY OF THE WORLD, PARI XII. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898

\\ AY OF THE WORLD, I PARI XII. / " Why don't you Becure liini for yourself, E'ise?" " Well, my clear, I had some thought of ;. l'ut then, you see, he don't care for me. Its you he's mad about. lie told me so, and asked me" But here Miss Cummirig paused in some confusion us JSthel burst out laughing. " Come," she cried, " Confess, Bliso, that you are his ambassador." " Well, I will,' answered ISlisc with some desperation. " I pity the young fel low. He is very good hearted, I'm sure. Look how he always smile9 when he talks of his mother And then, as I said before, he's very rich nnd very soft. Besides, poor young man, ho is consumptive, and can't live long, and you know its something to be a rich widow. With your beauty, Ethel, and L3000 a year, you might win a coronet." And Miss Gumming grew enthusiastic and eloquent as she conjured up this glowing picture, clapped her soft white hands together in a sort of ccstacy. .Still Ethel watehed her curiously. She had never so fathomed the ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898

AR6YLE SCHOOL. .166-168 @>!B7.9 ^"S"3ES3SSrE^, Conducted by Miss S3. €» Baxter. LARGE, LOFTY, WELL-VENTILATED SCHOOLS, HEALTHY POSITION. The School is situated on one of tlio most elevated and healthy positions around Sydney, within easy walking distance of the Botanical Gardens, Centennial Park, &c. 'The drainage and appoiutmonfs of tho premises are perfect, and every attention is paid to tho health and wellbeing of the Resident Pupils, who occupy the larger house and have a separate playground, proper exercise being secured by means of healthy games, calisthenics, uiul daily walks. • - Tho School is divided into a Senior and Junior Division and tho course of instruction embraces all the brandies required for a High-Class Education, including Latin, French, &c. The results obtained by the Pupils of tho School [at tho Univorsity Examinations may be taken as a proof of the success of the system adopted. THE FAIRFAX SENIOR PRIZE, in 1S80, 18S3, 18S0. THE FAIRFAX JUN...

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He Wanted To Know. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898

Me Wanted .IV Know. " Is this the place Avliere thoy answer ?j 'questions-?" aslced 'the: rough-looking ma,n as lie entered the: little back;room.' in ft newspaper office." • <■k ■ '■>. "Tliere's a man on tjie :stalf who makes a blud' at doing. it." said* the sport-, ing editor. " but,he isn^tiu now." . • "IOhv '^velli ■ iftaybe;you'll:■do,<".;stiid,i'th6 ■ stranger. - . • " We don't answer' verbal -queries." protested the sportijig.- .editor. " Write: your-question ;out andsend'itrn." " It isn't much '0('-'a. question, and I though perhaps: you " - - "sOIi, I dou'tkuqw where-the reference boqks are," interrupted :the: newspaper man. ,, " ".Thoy wouldn't, do you atiy good any way," said the stranger. " This isn't.'.-a book question ; it's an up-to-date modem ■ one: "-It's-timely,- -you understand:"- ; .. v ";\Vell, then, fire ahead. I: may . know "sorhetliing about it." ' ' _ . "(It's: about the new .woman—" ".Stop there .'" icned the, sporting, edi-1 tor. "...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898

ma-M-CLASS D3EaC^'^W^iXJ^ GIVEN* AWAY TO PURCHASERS OP • Avlarge Honeycomb Towel givc?i 'with three paokefs,; . a Turkish liqlloi' Ti wol. or a Largo Hand or Bath Turkish Towel, given with twelve packets. E^xcursionfWasher is the Best Washing Powder in the . ' . . • World, A.. F. SUTHEE&LAND & CO, G. E.MOREY, GENERAL CARRIER, "FORWARDING AND COMMISSION AGENT, .agent ron wniGnr, heaton and no , Li\riticD./ contracts taickn and estimates GIVEN.' • ■Va:o.s Meet all Trains. CootfeyafKSS IProtfidsd for Picok Parties, 8t$. FOLEY STREET ('near Station), MU3WELLBR00K. tfrinnedah Saw Mills. Hpi-IE Undersigned-begs lo notify to the public of M USTOiLLBROOK and JL ilic Distnct that lie has puichascd the above Saw Mill riant fiom Messrs. -White Uros., -siluatccl-.it) Abbott street, and is now prepared to execute all. orders • for . ., ■ , Rough chid, Dressed Timber. HaMi\u purchased one of the lJIiS^ PJ ANING and, MOULDING MACHINES to be piocuicd in the mniket, ard also stuued t...

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Short Story. Smithson's Shoe. An Indian Planter's Tale. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898

; ■ Smithson's Shoe. An,-Indian igniter's Tale. f'ntillison was u planter who lived in Maldah.- . Ainongst the splendid trophies of the chase which adorned his'hall,, and looking very much out of. place amidst, its surroundings, was an enormous shoe of uatlvp sluipiv. It nir>asii4'(;d.over a yaril'lii length, and whs-proportionately large. J..once asked.him how. lie came l>y it, but. liis curt 'reply that it was a "curiosity"' showed me that lie did not wish my .Iwjui-vitti*'- 'tir. be., -puslUHl. ■ any further. £',46iffii'l:' aTttn->vai'ds fro'iiV 'the planters ii'i;Tlie station thai,it was in volved witU a stcry -Hif his-erttly days. I will give'the pajlictrliii.'^. as liit\y are somewhat :linpre§«e«l oh 'iiiy i'neiiiory. It appears that wheif Sinlthson was a younger lfiiin he .eauie.. to ;.log^jevheads with an astute old nutlui juii* uijnieiS Sri Das. Tlu;:. latter hail set covet>niis eyes upou a plot of land admirably suited for indigo,'and to olit'lfiu'lt .he lmd su...

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General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898

General News. Mr. G. H. Knight has purchaseed the horse Loch Leigh for 200 guineas. Ho will in future be trained by R. O'Connor. Old Clo' has also changed hands, Mr. H. C. White having' given 500 guineas for the: mare.- Her probable destination is England. Many of the engineering firms in the provinces have locked out their era- $ ployees who are on strike. The A'mal- >. gamated Society of England have \ agreed to hold a private conference with l' a few of the employers, and it is consi- \ dered probable that the metvwill coil- ] sent to return to work on the basis formerly in existence. Rr. G. Barnes, secretary of the Engineers' Society has received proposals for a com promise, A terrible railway smash has occurred at Dunbar. The East Court Scotch express, while travelling at a great rate of speed, collided with a coal waggon. There was a terrible smash and three carriages were telescoped, and two engines' destroyed. One lady was killed and a number, of passengers were injured. ...

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The South African Tragedy. Full Particulars. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898

The South' .'African' Tragedy. Full Particulars. ■the cablegrams recently announced that on November 26 an Australian had alfcemped to rob a bank at Olare mont, oneo£ the suburbs of Capetown, had shot a cleric, and had committed suicide when he saw that escape was impossible. The "Gape Times" of November 27 gives the following par ticulars. Yesterday aftornoon Claremont was thrown into a state of wild excitement., unprecedented in that usually peaceful viliage. About three minutes before 3 o'clook a man wearing a mask en tered the local agency of the Stondard Bank, inPearce's buildings, and " held up " thenianager, Mr. Westcott, and his clerk, Mr. Frausfcaedter, with a loaded revolver. The manager closed with his assailant, with the result that Mr; Westcofcfc received such serious wounds ns to necessitate his removal to the hospital, whilst his assistant lost his life. The name of the man is Georgo Qoodwiu Crouoh SmilH. Ho bnila from Melbourne, Victoria, and ho ar rived in Capetown ...

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After the Match. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898

After the Match. | At the conclusion of the match both I teams gathered together and their ! healths were proposed by Mr. Harrison, | a prominent official in cricket govern ment in Melbourne. | Mr. Trott, in responding on behalf of the Australians, ^aid he thought the winning of the toss' had a lot to do w,ith the result, He hoped he would win the toss in Hie remaining three matches. Mr. Maclaren said he was sure the Englishmen had the worst of the l wicket and there was some excuse for their defeat. It was a ^rcat iindgrtak ing.to go in against the Australians' score. It was too good. The-bowlers had assistance from the wicket. The Australians had .played far the better game, of the-,two teams.' He. hoped that when they next met they would' play on .a wicket that woul.d remain true Lo the" finish. Speaking of the spirit in which the match'was played, lie said that this was the kind of ^ticket he liked to see, and that it was the best he had ever ylayed in. lie looked forward ' to t...

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Ranjitsinhji's Opinion of the Match. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898

Ranji fcsin hj i's" Opinion of the Match. ' After the match was over Prince Ranjitsinhji had something to say on the game, and on sundry other matters. He was not at all cast down by, the result. " You see," he explains, " hav t ing played for Sussex accustomed me to being on the losing side. This game i was practically lost when the toss was S lost | that is to say, it was lost on , the I opening day. I do . not assert, mind, that the Australians would not have won under equal conditions. "Not -.withstanding the published opinions of various selected Australian authorities, I maintain that the wicket was actually crumbling on the very- first day, and in view of this, I am amazed at the excel lent'batting which put up a score of 520 runs against us." The Prince was still "more surprised at the Englishmen making 315. Early in the innings he said, " Unless anything unforseen hap pened we should be all out for 250. Well, something unforseen did happen, and that was the form of Briggs. ...

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The Second Test Match. England [?] Australia. A Victory for the Australians. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898

The Second Test Match. . England y Australia. A Victory for tha Australians. The second test cricket match con cluded at Melbourne" on'Wednesday in «i victory for the Australians by an in nings and 55 runs. The first innings of the Englishmen closed for 315, and they followed on with 205 runs 111 arrears. The features of the match were the bowling of Noble and the form shown bylredale. In their second innings the English men made 150 runs, Ranjitsinhji being bowled by Noble for 26. ■

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The Eastern Question. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898

I Tha Eastern Question, j f ho " Oologno GazQtto, " n. Gi.rman dairly nowopapc-r, says that Ohiua is negotiating iu London for thoraising of a. loan of £16,000,000, on the security of tho laud tax, for tho payment of the war indemnity to Japan, Britain to bo allowed to havo control of the collec tion of the tax. Groat Britain claims to head the control iu China, and to appoint a successor to Sir Robert Hart, tho In spector-General of Customs at Pokin who retires from that position. It also insists on a concession of territory as a condition for floating tho loan. The "Times," in referring, .to the proposed loin, snys that <lho conditions, laid down by Britain aro natural, ex cept as to tho cossion of torritory. British policy, it points out, is aiming at tho maintenance of China as a going concern. It suggests that (he Govern-: ment should seriously cousidor the: attitudo of Britain's rivals in the Far East, and should not object to run a little risk in order to secure th...

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Store Cattle Sale. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898

Store Cattle Sale.; , We understand there will be exten sive sales of store cattle at the local sale yards during the current month.

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LATEST TELEGRAMS. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898

LATEST TELEGRAMS. Sydney. Friday, A blacksmith, named John Skipper, residing at Ultimo, when about to commence work this morning at An thony Hordern and Son's factory, dropped dead of heart disease. Parliament has boon further proro gued till 25th February. It is understood that the Hon. E. E. O'Connor will contest tho electorate of Woollahra in the protectionist interest at the next general election. A telegram from Armidale states that several of the jurymon, on being interviewed, said that 10 wore of opinion that the letter signed by Lonsdale was libellous, but 10 out of the 12 considered it was justified. They did not go into tho question of publication of the letter, being unablo to agree on tho letter itself. In re gard to the open letter in Truth the jury wa3 fairly divided. London, Thursday. During last night a fire broke out in a house in Deptford, a suburb of London, and four children woro suffo cated. The doath is announced of E. Har ford, a prpminont unionist, and Secre ...

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Trophy Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898

Tro'phj Cricket. The following" team will represent the B. Team in a match with Muscle Creek for the Fitz-Gerald trophy to be played at Muscle Creek to-day :— M. R. Wallace, \V. H. llaker, J. E. Lowe, T. Priest, C., H. ■■Granville, W. C. Hallett. G. F. -Rixon, W. J. All wood, H. Jackson,M. Crockett and A. E. Haigh. Emergency, R. Addison. Play to commence at 2 o'clock. The following team has been chosen to represent the A Team in the match against Aberdeen in the Campbell trophy on the Show Ground to day, play.to start at 2 p.m. sharp Messrs. A. H; Gamsey, C. XV. White, W. 1,. Campbell, D. A. Campbell, T. M'Neill, Geo. M'Neill, R. M'Neill, S. Forrest, H. Smith, H. Matthews, W. H. Lips' comb. .■„■...■

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DISTRICT NEWS. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) Cassilis. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898

DISTRICT NEWS. (Flio Jt OUR Con DESPONDENT.) Cassilis. .'DukinC'- the-.:past few days thunder storms hove been frequent, but very little rain has fallen. The '.weather is hot, close, and oppressive, the shade register during the last few days being fro fa 96 to 98. The rainfall for . December totalled 211: points, and for the year 1978 points were recorded as, follows :— Month Points Days January 173 S February. 77 / 2 March 97 ■ . 2 . April • 28 2 ■May 329 June 219 6 July 44i . 8 August , 85 - ' 6 September 122 • 5 October. j 74 •; 7 November • 22 ' December ■ 211 '6 Total 1979 56 The following table shows rainfall for last 12 months.:— Years Points Days; 1886 2665 86 188 7. 37-61 IT4 1888 11 *07 ' 46 1889 "35 '65 . 1 r4 1890 34'iS 123 .1891 30-06 104 1892 34-64 92 1893 3°'4S S7 1894 25-89 S6 i89S 23-84 <57. 1896 22-81 77 1897 1978 56 . The following .business has : been transacted at the Lands. Oflicc for the last 12 months :— Homestead Selections,: an area- of 1835 acr...

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Band of Hope. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898

Band of Hope. Tun usual monthly meeting of the Band of Hope was held in the \Ves leyan Church, on Thursday evening, and was opened in the usual way. by singing and prayer The President, Rev. W. Brown,^occupied the chair. After the minutes of the previous meet ing had been read and confirmed, the President delivered a short but earnest address, and the following programme was gone through Recitation, Ethel Shaw, "Restored"; song, Gladys Rixon, "Little Ones"; recitation, Minnie Mattocks; duet, Miss Ward and Miss Vial; recitation, Ruth Ar mitage, " Family Cares"; duet, Mrs. Rixon and Miss Wallace; recitation, Miss Smithers, " The Drunkards Wife" ; solo, Mr.Brown ; duet Miss Vial and Miss Ward; reading, Mr; Shilling ; duet, Ethel Shaw and Minnie Mat tocks. The recitation; " Family Cares," by Ruth Armitage was repeated by re quest. Dialogue, •'A little beer," Ethel Shaw and Minnie Mattocks.. The meeting was brought to a close by sing ing and the benediction.

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THE LIFE OF AN APHIS. CURIOUS FACTS ABOUT THE GREEN FLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898

THE LIFE OF AN-APHIS. CURIOUS FACTS ABOUT THE CREEfi FLY. Though agriculturists ai'e but top; well acquainted'with the small green UieB.f-pr lice,'generally*known as "blight,." which sometimes in countless numbers, infest and injure cultivated plants, and though everyone must at some period have re marked them in garden or greenhouse, fow people seem in any way acquainted with their very wonderful life-history. Many different species exist,' and, of course, there are numerous minor differ ences in life-habit ; but, generally speak ing, all aphides winter in the egg-stago. From the green or greenish-brown eggs are hatched early in spring wingless arid sexless lice, which at once force their beaks into,the infested plant, and com mence to suck the sap! In about a week they become fully grown, and begin— wonderful to relate;—to bring forth daily from six to twelve living young, without the intervention of ,a male inject. These young are sexless like the parents, that is to say, are nei...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898

C, J. SPRA TT, AUCTIONEER AND GENERAL COMMISSION A&ENT, Bridge-street, Muswelibrook OFFICES :—Promises lately oscupicd' bj' . Mr. J. C. Luscombo, Arcliitort. Weekly Siilcs of Fat and Storo.Cuttlo, Sheep, Pigs, &c., at ; Hill's Junction Hotel Yards, : EVERY THURSDAY. "v" -Account Sules Rendered Promptly. HigJi 5 Jstss BBetiii.stcv.—Mr.riatcY l>. (Johen visits ftluswelllrook fourth Saturday in each month, and may bo consulted nt O'Leary's Hotel. TUNER AND REPAIRER OF PIANOS AND ORGANS. Agent for all the Best and vveH known makes of Pianos and Organs. Visits Muswellbyjolr anl Dis'rict Periodically. All communications to be addressed to Post Office, Muswellbrook, or West Mnitlawl. Orders anil appointments to any part of the district will renoivc prompt attention All kinds of Repairs executed. Moderate Charges atid Best Worlc. B SSyH^n CTCT'TX.EIEe, 3 JrixAnkev Street, • I— RVnMFV BAKER'S STANDARD .. s "15F WELD BAZOBS. Sizes ltounil or Sqhiu-c roinb— § in wide 5/- eac...

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Maitiand Markets. J. N. BRUNKER AND SON'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898

Maitiand Markets. J. N. DRUNKER AND SON'S REPORT. Fat Cattle.—Only a fair supply for ward to a good attendance of the trade. Biddings were very brisk throughout, and the market was firm at Jate rales We sold—A. W. and 1?. Alford, bul locks at £3 5s to £4 Is, cows at£2 lis to £3; H, Hungerford's at £2 5s to £2 10s; J. Hardy, bullocks at £4 3s to £4 10s, cows at £2 12s; Perry's at £3; T. Mooro's at £2 4s to £2 12h; T. Cook's bullocks at £4 6s to £5 os, Bteers at £3 18s ; Buffier's cows at £2 18s to £3 10s Gd, heifers £2 5s, bul locks £3 12s; C. R. Dines' bullocks at £3 10s. Pat Calves.—Light supply forward. Competition active for prime quality, and market slightly firmer. Wo sold J. Doyle's aflos to 28s. Fat Sheep.—Fair supply penned to a good attendance of the trade. Com petition activo and prices in advauce of Monday's rates. We sold : Mrs. Blair's wethers (tops) at 7s to 7s 7d, seconds 6s 9d; A. Wilson's at 5s lOd to 6s 6d ; H. Wilson's lambs at 5s 2d to 6s 7d, ewes 6s lOd. Fat and...

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