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Scone Markets. CORBETT & SIMPSON'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 19 March 1898
Scone Iwarkets. coniiin'Simpson's hepoi.t. Wo Bold on tho Thursday, 17tli March, 1808, 200 -hoiid - of f:it mid storo cattlo at very satisfactory priccs as follows:—Account B. H: Johnstou. 3 bullocks at £3-0s, 4 at £3 3s, Ircowi'lGa (id, 4. iit-yCi 6.1 ; A Campbell, 3 biillookslit £3-2s, 3- steers at £2 12s, 3 cows G2.s," 2 at 49s, 3 cov/s at 47s, 4 heifers 43s, 1 vealor 36s, 1; at 27s, 2 at 17s, 1 at 19s, 5 cows 35s 6d, 21 bullocks, £2 12a, 7 fiteors at 32s Gd ; P;-J: Flanagan, 3 hoifcrs £2 7s, 1 heifer £2 7s Od,, 1 steer Siis, 3 cows 29s ; \V. B.iko well, 3 heifers £2. 12s, 1 lit £2 8s, 3 at £2 (is, 1 cow £2 9q, 1 at"C2 log (13, 2 at £2 17s, 2 at £2 17s 6d, 1 at £2 3 jj-Cd, 2 "at £3 Gs, 1 at £2 7s, 1 at £3 3s,"7'hcifcrs £2 lis* W. Tilso. 2 cow £2 6s,-1 at £2.2s, 2 heifers -&'i Is, 1 at 31s,'1 bullock £3'us, 2 hoifors 8!}s Cd, 22 steSis 3i>s, 2>bullocks at £2 lis 6d, 11 heifer at'26s, 1 cow£2 Oa Gd, 7 heifers 17s 6d. fi cows and uteors at 23s. 1, cow 30s, 1 at £2, 1 a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 19 March 1898
TO-LET by TENDER—Loaao for 1 year or more, of 51 ACRE RIVER PAD DOCK, part of Ro'sobroolc Estate, tbroo parts of area lit for plough. Tondoror baa option of taking wliolo area or a portion. Deposit of ouo quartor'o rent to ancompany tenders, whinh must be .sent in to tho undersigned on or before lOtli April next, R. SWALLOW. Pianoforte Tuning-' Sixteenth yeeu1 of Half-yearly Visit to Muswellbrook. 17^ LINDEN, of Polorslmm, bogs to tluui'c . his kind o!ist-om&lt;n\4 ntid to inoution that lie WILL ARRIVE AT MUSWEHj BROOK on FRIDAY, APRIL 1st. Now orders nre rt'Hjio:;tfully roquostod to bo scut to liiiii, u/u Mr, O'Loiiry'b Royal llotct,
Sydney Produce Market. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 19 March 1898
Sydney Produce Market. Whoat.—New South Wales, inferior now 3a 7d to 3s 9d, prime now 4s to 4s Id. • • Chickwheat.—2s lid to 3s 3d, aoreenings2a 4d to 2s 7d. Flour.—N.S.W., £10 to. £10 7s Cd, best brands £10 10s, old £11. Barley.—Cape, 2a lid to 3s 2d. Bran:—7£d to 7-^-d. i'ollard—8kl. ■ Chaff.—Local medium £2 17s 6d ; prima £3 15s to £4 os ; imported £3 to £4. . Oaten :Hay.—Prime rack, £4 12s Gd to £a 10s ; • medium from £3 17s fid ; chaffing, £2" 12s Gd to £3 7s Gd. : Lucerne Hay.—Hnntor Kiver prime £'2, medium, from £1 10s, inland in trusses, £i 2s Gd to £2 us ; small bales from £2 12s Ci •to £2 17s Gd. Straw—N.S.W bundled, £1 15s: derrick, £1.17s Gd to £2 loa ; imported derriok to £2. Oats.—Primo feed 2s Gd; good, 2s 5d; medium 2s 4d ; Tartarian seed 2s 7d to 2s 8d, Maizo.—Inferior 2s Sd, good 2s lOd, primo 2s lld.; • Potatoes.—N.S.W. medium £3 10s to £1 15s, best £5 10s to £G 5s, Tasmanian Circu lars £G to £6 5s. Onions.—Port Arlington medium from £o 15s, best £G to £G Gs. Chee...
An Excusable Antipathy. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 19 March 1898
Ail Excusable Antipathy. It. is slated in a eliurch pa pur • Unit "a man was lately assultoil in a public* lioiise iu the Walworth-roail for wear ing a top lint, which was considered nlion to (lie habits ami feelings of tiie humility." To onipliasi.se the hostility Ml in South London lo the top-hut, the "i:!KU!sinc goes to say that a recent "jumble sale" was chiefly reiuarkablc f«i' the fact that a top-hat found a pur I'liaser. " It was bought for the pur |iosi> of carrying home a larjje consign ment of paint brushes. Wc understand "nit the last time such an article was S(»ld it was ultimately used as a recep tacle for the uoot brushes belonging to tbu family." - •
Short Story. Plagiarism and Love. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 19 March 1898
Short Story. Plagiarism and Love. This is a tale of love, pure ami simple, which shows liow my brother 1 nearly won the privilege of providing for the keep of Miss Mary Ashlon, our. cousin, for the term of her unnatural life. She, however, now ornaments' another's homo, and Herbert's heart is dead. My brother had a heart in those days, though-lie was old enough to know better. It was a kind of a hobby with liiin. Herbert had long loved Miss Ashton, literally from afar, she being sublimely long, and he more than common squat. However, this defect he shared with Cupid himself, who is always repre sented as diminutive and podgy, and Mavy, I really think, was not averse to IUy brother's suit, for she frequently dropped smiles oil the top of his tall lmt, much to its wearer's content. She also said she would not hoar a word said against him. This was generally when there was nothing more to say. Jfiveu a bishop could iiml something funny to say pf a short man. Nevertheless, Her bert was ...
THE YOUNG MAN WENT AWAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 19 March 1898
THE YOUNG MAN WENT AWAY. ■ ^ ' ■ ■■' Tho young man had oallcd on fcho father of his loved one and asked his consent. ' I came to see you on a matter of business,' said tho young man. 1 What business V' inquired tho father. ' I love your daughter, sir,' banged away tho young man, though ho wasn't half roady. 'Ah !' smiled tho father. ' Yes, sir,' said tho young man. ' Indoed ?' continued^ t.^o father. ' Yes, sir,'still insisted the young man. The father remained silent so long that tho young fellow thought, Jio would explode if the old one didir't nav some thing pretty soon. y1 „ ' Um—or,' began tho old gentleman, ' did I understand you to say you lovo my daughter V 'Yes, sir,' blurted out. the young man, emphatically. 'Ah 1' ' Yes, sir.' 'Indeed V 'Yes, sir.' ' Is that so really ?, ' Yes, sir." The young man wondered how long this kind of thing would continue. ' Um—er,'hesilated the old gentleman, 'bo you love my daughter?" ' I beg your pardon, sir, but I have told you that before.'...
Industrial Assurance. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 March 1898
Industrial Assurance. Taj? gr9B)}Bej}p9 ^}c^hag bgpq given «»r!ai ftaaiwmqo f§a4srs of late to iuuuo.... - "~~ aome warning timely and necessoij. The idea is to ensure working men's lives for comparatively small sums and to send round collectors for the premiums. It necessarily follows that the greater part of the premiumo on the policies which remain in force is absorbed by the expenses of collection. The benefits when compared with those of larger societies are meagre and paltry in the extreme, and Buch as they are, few policy holders are likely to stand tho persistent dunning long enough to claim them. The persona insured principally pay their money to maintain a host of collectors. If they were to make equal payments into tho Savings Bank they would find the results much more satisfactory, and they would, moreover, bo able to get their money whon they wanted it. Our financial editors are keen and trenchant in their denunciation of alleged misdoings on the other sido of the globe...
FURTHER PARTICULARS. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 March 1898
FURTHER PARTICULARS. The exploring parties have returned from an inspection of the workings, and report that there ia every appear ance of the roof of the drivea caving in. Under" these circumstances it has been considered advisable to suspend operations for the present. Attention will be devoted to clearing away the debris at the bottom of the shaft, and the search fpr the bodies of the yictims was resumed at 6 o'clook on Tuesday morning. The mine at present is in a very upsafe pondition. The body of Thomas Porrity was recovered on Monday night. Sydney, Tuesday. The search party this morning re covered a second body, that of John Benson. He was in charge of the pumping machinery at the foot of the shaft. His body was found near the shattered pump and was like the first much knocked about. An inquest was commenced on tlie two bodies and ad journed till Monday next.
Explosion at Dudley. 15 Men Below. Search Party Stopped. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 March 1898
Explosion at Dudley. 15 Men Below. Search Party Stopped. On Monday morning about 9 o'clook a terrible explosion occurred at the Dudley Colliery. Fire damp is nup posed to bo the cause. Shortly after news reached Newcastle a large crowd assembled at the pit, top, inoluding many women and children, also Mesora. John Dixon and Baker (inspectors), Drs, Eames, Crisp, and Harwood, and a number of mino managero. Amongst the latter were Messrs. Croudace, Mathieson, Turnbull, Fletcher, Croft, Barr, M'Geachie, and Humphreys, the manager of Dudley. When the news became known the gentlemen mentioned hurried with all haste to the colliery, and at once proceeded to make arrangements by which the men below—and there are supposed to be 15—might be rescued from their peri lous position. The cage was lowered, and in it were Mr. Inspector John Dixon, Mr. InQpeotor Bates, Messrs. Croudace, Humphries, and M'Geachie. The attempt to get below failed, and the cage came to the surface again. Meantime it was...
The Draft Federal Constitution. Commendatory Words. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 March 1898
The Draft Federal Consti tution, Commendatory Words. «jt in a constitution framed for a free people, giving them full control of the public purse, and laying at their mercy any Ministry which betraye its trust."—Mr. Barton. "Nothing can be done under the constitution which is contrary to the will of " the people."—Sir Edward Braddon. " For drafting, clearneso, and con ciseness, the bill io unequalled any where. We have adopted, bo far as we could, forms of government to which the people have been accus tomed, and have imported into it ao much new matter as is necessary to make it a federal constitution,"— Sir Bichard Baker " We have oreated a deed of part nership between five or six indepen dent states under whioh they will have unity for certain specified purposes, but will retain fulMocal control over all matters not committed to the central Government. There can be no alteration of the constitution, no con traction or eapansion of its powers, without reference to the people them ...
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 March 1898
Cricket. The return match between Muscle Creek Club and Muawellbrook B Team in the Fitz-Gerald trophy competition was played on the Show Ground, on Saturday afternoon, when, contrary to expectations, the home players turned the tables on the visitors, winning a good match by 33 runs. Appended are the scores:— Mtjswellbrook. T. Phillips, o G. Clendinuing, b Wilkinson ... 7 W. Hallett, l.b.w., b Wilkinson., 1 A. Rixon, b Ward 1 T. Priest, bWake 20 A. Ranji, b Ward 3 G. F. Rixon, thrown out Wake .. 9 W. J. Allwood, c G. Clendinning, b "Wako 4 H. Coboroft, b Wilkinson^ 11 T. Rixon, b Wake 1 R. Addison, not out 5 W. Thornton, c Wilkinson, b Wake 8 Total 70 Musolb Greek. (i. Wilkinson, c T. Rixon, b Phil lips 0 W. Wake, c Coboroft, b Phillips 14 I. Caban, b Phillips 4 R. Ward, c Ranji, b Hallett 1 R. Luscombe, riit out 9 J. Carey, e Cobcroft, b Hallet.'... 4 P. Smith, b Phillips 0 M. Carey, b Phillips. -0 A. Clendinning, o and b Hallett.. 3 E. Dolahunty, not out ,... 0 G. Clendinning, l.b...
The Heathen in Our Midst. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 March 1898
The Heathen in Our Midst. The other day a contemporary made humorous reference to the fact that a small collector for the missions to the heathen, when asked where the heathen were for whom the subscription was desired, replied " At Newcastle." But according to the statement of one oi the local ministers it would appear that there are heathen very much nearer home. During a recent trip in the country the rev. gentleman referred to visited more than one home where there were numerous children, who with few exceptions had never been taught to read or write, and who had □ever been taught to pray. In fact, there are growing up to manhood and womanhood even in this highly favord district young people who are worse ofl than the heathen of the South Sea Islands, and little or no effort is made to reach them. It seems strange that more systematic efforts are not made by the various church organisations tc bring within the sphere of religious teaching every family residing in the colony. Whe...
DISTRICT NEWS. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) Gassilis. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 March 1898
DISTRICT NEWS. (From our Correspondents. ) Gassilis. The Land Board, consisting of Messrs. James Vernon (Chairman), W. L. C. Brecht and S. T. Bishop, concluded a two days sitting on Saturday, the 19th instant. Mr. Coombes, Inspector of C.P's, was in attendance. In six cases of C.P. certificates were ordered to issue. I11 two cases of Homestead Selections forfeiture was recommended as the conditions of residence had not been complied with, while two others were granted extension of time to carry put improvements in building, and one was postponed until next sitting. Three homestead selections were confirmed. Applications lodged by John.Piper and J. B. Ball, for C.P's. and C.L's., were disallowed; the land not being avail able. An A.L. and a C.P inquiry were postponed until next sitting, ftxi annual lease of 236 acres was allotted to the Collaroy Company and one of 640 acres to John Welsh. An A.L. of 520 acres applied for by E. J, SPUJly was allotted as was also an A.L. applied for by...
Lecture at Aberdeen. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 March 1898
Lecture at Aberdeen. The lecture to be given by Mr James Inglis, ex-M.P., at Aberdeen 011 "Modern Scottish Poets," shoulc prove more than ordinarily interesting as the lecturer is thoroughly well u[ in his subject, and has elicited un stinted praise by his delivery of thf lecture in other places. Moderr Scotch poets have been neither few nor unknown to fame, and Mr Inglii may be safely trusted to bring before his audience the best productions ol his countrymen in an instructive anc entertaining manner. The proceeds of the lecture will be given to the fund: of the Aberdeen School of Arts. Mr R. G. D. Fitz-Gerald, member for the district will preside at the lecture.
Police Court. Monday, March 21, 1898. (Before Mr. E. C. Brecht, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 March 1898
Police Court. Monday, March 21, 1898. (Before Mr. E. C. Brecht, J-P.) I Alexander Wands pleaded guilty to 1 charges of drunkenness, using "unpar ; liamentary " language in Sydney Street, i and resisting the police in the execu , tion of their duty, and was mulct in the f sum of 35s, with the option of seven ■ weeks in Maitland Gaol. The fines : were paid.
The Weather. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 March 1898
The Weather. The weather during the past few days has been variable and disagree able. Heavy masses of clouds have banked up and promised rain, but de parted without fulfilling their promise ; high winds have sent clouds of dusl whirling through the streets, causing great discomfort to pedestrians and loss to business people. A good downpour of rain is ouch needed.
Dentistry. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 March 1898
Dentistry. Dentristy.—J. Beafby-Smith,D.D. S., from London and America, of 482 and 483George-street, Sydney, may Be consulted Fkeb at Mrs. Hicks' private house, Muswellbrook, monthly. Next visit, from 3 p.m on Thursday, 31st, to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 2. 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 1 Sydney rooms I have a staff of Four Dentists, where a great reduction is made on ordinary prices. Mb. A. E. Burbank, E.D.S., Vic , and New South Wales, Surgeon and : Mechanical Dentist, Head Branch, Tamworth. In consequence of his ac cident, he will be unable to make 1 further visits for some time, and re quests patients to wait. Dentistry of the highest stauding is performed by Mr. Percy B. Cohen 1 (Honorary Dentist to the Maitland 1 Hospital), who visits Muswellbrook the fourth Saturday in every month, an...
" Skipped." [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 March 1898
" Skipped." It is reported that a firm of Chinese gardeners, not a hundred miles from this town, who were a bit behind with the rent, during the hours of darkness recently " folded their tents like the Arabs, and silently stole away," leaving some growing crops and working plant to satisfy the landlord's claim—a rather heavy one.
Creamery Company Disbanded. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 23 March 1898
Creamery Company Disbanded. At a meoting of shareholders of the Glennie's Creek and Goorangoola Co operative Company, Ltd., held last Saturday, it was decided to confirm the action of the directors in disposing of the two creumeries to Mr. D. J. M'Lean, of Newcastle. A motion was also carried agreeing that the com pany go into voluntary liquidation. The meeting was very lively at times, aud an animated discussion was carried on for a oouple of hours. From the faots disclosed it was gleaned that the sale of the two plants was made for £359, an offer had been previously made of £620, but through some alleged delay on the part of the directors the latter offer was with drawn, and they were now compelled to accept the other figure. It was freely contended at the meeting, too, that the directors had no power to make the sale in question until they first consulted the shareholders in meeting. These objections, however, were overridden by the majority of those present, who supported the ac...