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MR. PRICE AND YOUR BARRINGTON CORRESPONDENT. To the Editor. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 April 1894
MR. PRICE AND YOUR BAR RINGTON CORRESPONDENT. 2b the Editor. Sir, — A letter signed R. Atkinson Price appeared in your issue of the l7th inst., accusing me of untruthful ness in my report of the 3rd inst. If you will kindly qllow me space ; Mr Editor, I will quote my Btntementtond also thi.se of Mr Price and then ^ur readers will be able to judge as to the truturulnesB or otherwise or my report. The Barrington correspondent sayB:— ' Having lost bo much through an unforseen and providential visita tion, and having regularly paid their rents for many years, tho farmers, who are all tenants on Church and School Lands, decided to ask the Minister for Publio Instruction to 'allow a year's rent gratis, in order to give tbein time to rocover their financial losses, for in most cases the maize was almost fit to bo pulled. To consider this matter, a meeting was called, and was the largest ever held on the Barrington. Mr C. Holmes, J.P., occupied the chair, and is a few well-chosen remarks, e...
Why They Go To Church. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 April 1894
Why They Go To Church. Some go to church just for a walk, Some to stare, and laugh,. and talk, ?- Some go there to meet a friend, Some ttieir idle time to spend ; Some for general observation, Some for private speculation, ' Some to seek or find a lover, Some a courtship to discover, Some go there to use their eyes, And newest fashions criticise ; Some to show their own smart dress, Some their neighbours to assess, Some to scan a robe or bonnet, Some to price the trimming on it, ' Some to learn the latest news, That their friends at home they may amuse, Some to gossip, false and true, Some hid beneath the shelter ing pew. Some go there to please the squire, Some his daughter to admire, Some the parson go to fawn, Some to lounge and some to yawn, Some to claim the parish doles, Some for bread and some for coals, Some because it's thought gen teel, Some to vaunt their pious zeal, Some to show how sweet they sing, Some how loud their voices ring, Some the preacher go to hear, His style...
Can a Witness Demand Costs. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 April 1894
Can a Witness Demand Costs. . At the Goulbourn Police Court on Monday morning Mr. Davidson raised the ques tion whether a town witness could legally demand costs be fore attending court. He said it was a question which was continually cropping up and he would like to get the Police Magistrates opinion regarding it. He contended that town witnesses could not demand their costs and that the Act . only referred to persons living at a distance from the court1 Mr. H. O'Brien thought differently, as he thought it would be rather hard to drag * a man from bis work ? without compensating him for it. The Police Magistrate ag reed with Mr. Davidson and said that the clause of the Act meant to secure to a witness his travelling expenses only. Therefore any witness who was ? put to no expense in getting to the court had no right to de mand costs. . This is an im portant decision, as the gen eral impression is that such a power does not exist. — Penny Post.
Very Much Married [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 April 1894
Very Much Married It is usually considered a noteworthy* circumstance for a man or womim to be married three times', :btit in olden times the number would have been 'thought but little of. Saint Jerome mentions a widow who married her 22nd husband, who in his turn had been married to 22 wives. A woman named Elizabeth Mast, who died at Florence in ^ 1788, had been married to seven husbands, all of whom she outlived. She married the last of the seven at the age^, of 70. When on her death-bed she recalled the good and the bad points of each of the husbands, and having im . partially weighed them in the balance, she singled out the fifth spouse as her favorite, ; and desired that her remains might be interred near his.
Sydney Markets. Sydney, Thursday [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 April 1894
Sydney Markets. Sydney, Thursday Flour — Steady. Victorian stone, ~V 1 from dt-7 ; new roller,, £7 10a to £8 per ton. WheAt — New milling — 'nominal ; chiekwhoat, good whole samples, dull, 28 3d per bus ; broken sumpies, 2s. Maize — Dull. Prime dry new quoted from 2* Id to 2s 2d per bus. ; soft from Is Gd ; old, 2s (3d to 2s 8d. Potatoes — Plentiful. Circular Head, £3 5sto£3 10a. ^ Butter — Good demnnd ; creamery nnd best brands of factory, 8|d ; fac tory, 7d to 8d ; dairy, 6d to 7d per lb : pastry, 4d to 5d Bacon — band cured, 6d to 6Jd ; machine cured, 5dto 5£d ; middles, 7d to 8d. . Hams — Colonial, 9d to lOd ; Eng lish; Is to Is 2£d. Honey — Brisk, to 3jd per lb, for e,' pure. Lard — Dull ; finely rendered in bladders, 4£d to 5d ; bulk 3d to 4d per lb \t?-. Cheese — Dull ; market glutted ; best i \ brands of ordinary, 2d to 3d ; second, lid to 2d ; small loaf, 3d to 3^d per v lb. ' ? ? . Eggs — Brisk, la 4d to la 5d ; prime southern, Ib 6d per doz. ' ^ Poultry — Prime, scarce ; ...
Commercial. DUNGOG [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 April 1894
Comnerc?ai. DUNGOG H. 0. Park & Co. report ns follows Maisse: nominal. Fggs, 7d to 8d doz, falling. Chaff, 3a; dull Bacon, 4ld ? flutter, 4d to Gd Cedar, Board, 15b to l-Js por 100ft. | Pucks, Is fid to 2s * . ! Fowls, la Cd to 2s . J ^8a fid to 4,3 0 wt. . . i .iflBRax, Gd to 8d per lb. I 10s tin. (Kcroseno Cms objection- | Cu^tfbarloj,2a Gd ; English barely, 2a Gd. ' | i£dward i'lpor reports— | Maize — Murkofc still vory low in prico. | Samples coming forward not bcfr.g dry | enough t.- ftoro. l'r-n - I)mig'»j5. i Clarence Town, 2a for bu*t drv toimplvs. J . ? Oats, 2s per btishi*! Honey, 7b Gd to 10s per tin ; plentiful. Barley, 2* Gd to 8s por butdinl Potatoes, £3 to £4. Chaff. £3 lo £4 ; verv plentiful Eggs, bought at markot rates. Bacon, none offering. Wax, Gd to 9d Buttor— 8d to 6d ; plentiful. Cedar, 12s lo 17s, according to quality and ziso.
About Wool. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 April 1894
About Wool, Ot the composition of' wool tbia chemical . ?Btimato has been given: Carbon,- fifty por cent.; hydrogon; soven r nitrogen, soventeon ; oxygon, twenty-one; and sulphur five. While ninety-eight per cent, would be orgamo, two per cent, would be aab. The fibre varien m diameter, tho delioate Saxon Menao boirg KSia (h;»faanfh.fhrtnonnrl nf fin inrtn itnd Inn Southdown tho elevonth-tbouHandth. Sound ness . of fibro indicates health. Lusttoua wool ia long. and strong, Boinetimea twenty inched in length. Old sheep usually Iopo tho power of prodacing tbe beet wool. As a rule, the wool of marehy and stormy localities is poor, though tho wool of Shetland has always been famous; but in this oaso the b.*ued has remained unoontaminatcd with infarior breeds. The curls on some wool may be from twelve to twenty-seven in an inch. As soon as the point of tho fibro has protruded through the akin of tbe animal, a series of prowtha take place. One side grows faster than tbe other, and oauBca ...
Two Medical Notes. How Drunkards Are Cured in Norway—Sterilized Milk. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 April 1894
Two Meatcal A otcs. How Drunkards. Aro Cured in Nortvuy— - Sterilized Milk. . ? A man, who hsa recently been in Norway, desonbos tbo treatment ol drunkards thoro. ft appears that drunkards aro treated as onminula, in this ucuae, that &he'„inordinaio love of alcohol rendors thom! liablo to impri aonmenfc, and while' in oonflnoment they aro cured of tlio proponsity on a plan wbioh, al though airnplo, in naid to produob marvolious roBults. ' From the day the oonflrmod drunk iAiu io.4uj|j(iouueu uu oiuur uouriBumenb iH served to him or ber bat bre^d and wioe.: The. bread, however, it should be aaid, -can not ,be eaten apart from the wine / but i? steeped in a bowl of it and'lefc to soak thus fbr an hour, or more before the meal is served to the de linquent. The first day the. babitnal toper takes his; food, in this Bbape without tho. BligbteBt' repugDancoj the Becond day he finds it lees agreeable to., bia palate, and yery. quiokly ho evinces a spbaitive. aversion 'to it. ; Gene...
VICTIMS OF THE HEAT. What Induces Sunstroke and How To Treat the Victim. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 April 1894
VICTIMS OF THE HEAT. ' What Induces Sunstroko and How; ' To Treat tha Victim. . An Article Wlilch SUoulrt Find' a PInco In Kvcry Scrnp-llooH.— .Syiii|-i«m» lus-thc .6lr«l40.— ^ Xlie -'MohI lilll- . cleut rrcveullve .lleusuro. In every largo city this terrible malady , claims its victims Whenever the temperate re on clear days rises to niuety.live degrees and upward. . While doctors are still in doubt concern ing thu essential nature ol tho inorbid con dition known as uunslrokei or bci»rtt-troko, tho causes. of thu disease are, vety well knuwu, aud its mode of prevention under stood. An attack of 'sunstroke is nearly always preceded by certain symptoms which should direct the individual^ attention to tho im* pending danger. These sy mptoms are a hot, dry siin—the perspiratioui being checked-r dryness of the niouth aud throat, (lushed ? face, su/Tusiou of the eyes and throbbiug of the bead ; in some casts there is slight de lirium, in others a sense of weakness or con fusion of though...
JEALOUSY. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 April 1894
. jealous r. Year# ngo^' there ' lived a family, at O'BnonV Bridge, nonr ilohavt, (or us it woo then callcd Hoburl Town) mimi'd Vonuol. .-.ThubQ -pcopio were early settlors j . trio f.vMicr waa uu old; Ponmaulu tfflfnrftn.- tin, l.n^ 1. ? i..* ? «'y .....u.iut uulu 111# WHO' during tho stormy p.?rfod of Ii is lifo. .She ? was. ii strong,. Boniovvlmt co.*irao worn fin , .but a.guid onn — liouest ami. luynlj .and brought lior ohildron up. in the. way thoy ?hould walk, aocoidiug to her lighta. ? There were three sons and tub daughters.' One of tlio girls, was ji -cripple, but a charming littlo thing, with tho fueo of a oherub— always plieorful, and singing.. The othcr girl, Frances, wiis it beauty—'' dark, passionato, .impulsive, but fuU of j kindly inspirations. Of course, as shu grew up sho attracted tho attention of llie young men of the. placo. Tho fume oi' hor beauty, wont far uiid wide, and reached tho moss room of the rcgiments stationed in'Hobart Town. .And you may bo suro tnat...
Diseases of Fowls. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 April 1894
\ ? Diseases of Ifowls, ? Thoro are- so many ditreanea maident to 1 . poultry. that it is impossible to dcsc/ibc tho . symptoms of all i& a briof article. Tho , disease most prevalent in tbo winter and spring is roup. whioh kills moro fowls in this oouutry than oholora and all. otbor oauaes oombmed. . ^ ^ uoup itt aue to coicib, uuu muy uu usoujjm ^ into the flook by Oontagiori, by darapucfca, by expoaure to winds, and by Improper nhelier. . Thuro are several forms of roup,- but thu aignB aro discharges from thenpBtrils, swelled . . beade and' eyes, * hoarse ^breathing, and whifciah ooro throats 'Wlion tbo. eyea oro^y swotted, batho each day with warm water, niuferjj anoint with a few drops of.glycerine. If \ bird breathea hoarsely, give a ^ill oompoar^. j of tqntil pAtt-fl ^of quinino, bromido of potHM|i, ' andvaasafoe^da, tho Bizo of a. bcanjjtelr timen a day. - If sore throat result?,- ; 1 tho' throat with a 'Bolution ol Halphmo of t copper. Add a teaspoonlul oi oarboho f...
Killing Flies by the Million. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 April 1894
Killittif Flics by the Million, A druggist kills the swarms of flies about his soda fountain in a novel manner. He discovered that insect powder is of nlmcst aa rapid oombustion as gunpowder, though tbo flame lives several seoonds. By a further investigation ho discovered that a portion of j tho i-owdcr. thrown from tbo bellows thTOush tho flamo of a lighted match held tiix inched 1 away,prodnced tho required flr.me, and wm I oapable uf destroying flies by the million. Ga therefore puts out some bait for them every morning, When they have colleotf'd in suf ficont numbers ho gets his powder and match, and tho work of dofltrnotion is euro nod awift. No guilty fly fsenpes tho scorching o! tho wings. By this nieunu all the flies in th- 'store oan bo destroyed in a few miautea; How Long Girls Should bo Courted, M is 5b o title of on article in a contemporary. Muoh tho samo no short girls, wo should | «ay» ^ . If you roust do as the Romans do wher | you are in Rome, you should do aa the M...
Science in Eating. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 April 1894
Science ih Eatiufj, Everything that can be done to trnah ] people how to eat and vhuttoeatis to the advantage, of tho producer.' Iu a youufj country like ours, the science of cooking anu . tbe scicuce of (iating is not well understood. In the development of a new country people cannot givo muchaUeniidnto what they e&t. ' olt^ncr what tney can get to eat ; and there | ia a sort of hereditary taint to appetite. 2/ not cxactly that, children aro very apt to Bhow a partiality for what thoy luurncd t& eat in childhood, all thiough their lives. Our mothers fried potato** in a great dral of hit, and we shall bo very likely to bo. p*riUl to greasy fried potatoes all our livep. And * h*« indifferent food, indifferently oooked blunts the taste, and many a man aud woman with taste thus blamed, is incapable of diatiu goiehing a finely flavored article of food from one that has no flavor at all or an off flavor. A gmtleman with a forca of men at work in the woods, found that tlre...
Light in The Sick Room. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 April 1894
IAyht in The Sick liovm. Still a custom prevails, de^pito all onr aaoitary toaohiogs, (hut the ouaupant ot the sick-room in tbo private house should be kept at all hours in a darkened voom. Not ono timo in ton do we enter a sick-room in the daytime to find it bleaned with tho light of the sun. Almost invaiittbly, before we can get a look ut tho iaco ol tbe patieut, we are i obliged to request that tbo blinda may uiuwu uy, iu utuer vuat me iaya oi a mnt a greater healer than the moat able physician oan over hope to be may be admitted. Too often tbe compliance with this rtq i.\*H re veals a condition of room which, in a ^ate of darkness, is almost inovitably one ot dis order everywhere ; iouds, meJicioes, lurni ture, hoddii g mijplaced ; dust aud utray loavinge in all directions. In briof, thero is nothing eo had aB a dark sick-room ; it is as if tho attendants wtru anticipating the death o! the patient; and, if the reason for it bo arked, tho answer t.3 as incoiJMrdent as the act. Th...
CONCLUSIVE [?] [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 April 1894
CONCLUSIVE Thuiik ifl perhaps no tion tlinn that whioli certain are paid fnniotini&js .to thoir nITcation, sub?c(i-i(!i-t 'JSutwhy won't you 11 A formula for a reply toi^^^^J sort H t'aid to have bcon woman who had to do lover. Said she: 'I would marry yon^^H ' Toll mo what they .ai fl^H ' that I may removo thoin^^H Unhappily for lmii, Tho roasons woro as shii 'In tiie first place, I Tn tlio seeand place, I do^^H you. In the tliird place^^H you if I did want to. ?
BELL-RINGING IN [?] 1609. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 April 1894
belt -rJN( 1609. ?? On arriving in Loudon wo hei^^^H ringing of bel)3 in nlmo^b all thc^^^H going on very Into in tho ove^^^f wore informed that tho young^^^B blmb for tho take of oxewiso ment, and sometimes thoy pa.^^^H ablo sums ns a waoer who will l^^^H tho longest and ting ib in thom^^^^B fashion. ParLhos B|-ond uiu^^^^H harmoniously-sounding boll^^^^H boing preferred thab has Tho old Quoon is said to very inueli by this excreiso^^^^^^| sign of . tho health of tho^^^^^^^H ring tho bells for H iu agony the^^^^^^^H to u c ho dios soon as i.s BH.WOII US V; knoee-, offering 'p'rtl3'°r ^ «
[?] FORTUNE. AN AUSTRALIAN STORY. BY IVAN DEXTER. CHAPTER XXX.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 April 1894
' FORTUNE, . AH' AUSTRALIAN STORY. BY IVAN DEXTER ^CHAPTER XXX.— Continued. .. Charleston returned: home tho samo day, ? It being understood that Trenoweth would ; make hia way to Melbourno nnd return with . /ft yaihtroven if ho bad to get ono built, - . . ? Ho told tho Ityans about the finding of ? - 'tho treasure, and tho Bad fatd of Parsons. Tho latter had been well known on' Capo ? Barren Island, and the news of his aw.fol death caused general regret. The good old couple did not appear moch . conoomed about the gold, That 19. the (net of obtaining such wealth ^ did not affect thfcm, though they listened in . . wander lo tho strange narrative. ,~v, . Mrs. ttyan, indeed, rather upsf-t Edward by exhibiting considerable anxiety to know - what hud become o! tho hugo king fish ?-: . winch had startled him in the bold of the Gillthrand. , j... f* Qh, we killed the b'g fellow and had ai . ; portion of him for dinn'or,' he replied. : ' Well, that was better thau to let it die . a lingeri...
JEALOUSY IN ANIMALS. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 27 April 1894
JEALOUSY IN ANIMALS. No one who lias had pob cats can lonjj havo missed tolccnsof this passion, in which, in so many ways, the 'lower brethren ' , resemble men' and women. How one doy j .will come and note abont and try to push j . s'de auothcr, and movo himself nearer to j iiis muster to got all his attontion and pat .iugl Only the sense of discipline keep? t he one dog from flying ab tho other in such circumstances, and sometimes, indeed, dis cipline docs nob suffice. A story is told tt this effect: — A hardy iminbiffhud for long occupied the solo placo in the affections ol the family, when a littlo toy terrier ww introduced,' on which, of course, caresse.* were lavished.- What, was the surprise ol, tho members when tho little toy terrier disappeared, and ut tho same timo they noticed something suspicious iu tho look oi the mastiff. Search was made for lh« !errier without resulr,, but on tho third day i servant, goinur near tn tho coal hole, heard a faint whine and moan of anguish...