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Civilian Rifle Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898
Civilian Rifle Club. The committee of the above club met at the Surgery on Thursday night last. There were present: Dr. Wilson (Vice President, in the chair), and Messrs. A. 1&lt;\ Sutherland, E. C. Jirecht, A. A. Roberts, T. Rixon, F. Buddeti, and W. McNtill. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. A communication from Headquar ters, asking'to be supplied with the names of the officers of the Glut), was read by the Secretary, who stated that he had supplied the information asked for. .The Secretary read the New Regu lations, governing Civilian Rifle Clubs. Tlic Secretary stated that owing to the targets being in use throughout last quarte.r by the• volunteers and re cruits no shootings could' be arranged for the Civilians. On the motion of Messrs. Sutherland and Budden, it was resolved that the prizes and ranges for the current quar ters shooting1 be the same as pre viously. . Messrs. E. C. Brecht and F. Budden 'each promised trophies valued .at 25s, an...
Sydney Produce Market. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898
Sydney Produce Market. Wheat.—N.S.W., old 4s 3d, inferior uow 38 Sd to 3a lOd, prime new 4s to 4s 2d. Chiokwhcat.—3s od to 3s 9d, screeumgs 2a 3d to 2s 7d. Flour.—N.S.W., old £11 10s, new £1010s to £11; Manitoba, £12 10s to £13 ; New Zealand £10 losto£li. Barley.—Cape, 2s 7d to 2s 8d ; English, 38 2s to 3s 3d. Bran.—7-^d. Pollard.—8id. Ghalf.—Local prime green, £4 oa to £4 12s Gd, medium from £3 os ; imported—prime £1, medium from £3. Oaten Hay.—Kaok, old prime £•) 10s to £5 17s Od, best now £3 os to £3 10s, me dium £2 10s to £3. Lucerne liny.—Hunter River primo £2 to £2 as Od, medium from £1 15s ; inland in trusses, £2 7s Gd to £2 10a. Straw—N.S.W bundled, £2 i5s : imported derriok-pressed £2 5s to £2 7s Gd. Oats.—Primo feed 2s 3Ad to 2s Id; medium 2s 2d to 2s 3d. Maize.—Prime New South Wales firm at 3s Id, somo holders decline to sell choice samples under 3a Gd. Potatoes.—N.S.W. medium £5 10.-i, primo £7, extra good £7 15a ; Yictoriun, £5 10s to £6. Onions.—Best Victorian £3 5s to...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898
SANDER'& SONS' EUCALYPTI EXTRACT.— Under the distinguished patronage of Ilfa Majesty the Kin# of Itiil oh per communication made by the Minister for Eorcigu Aifaiiy, through tho Consul Gcueral fur Italy, at Melbourne, Hatch If, isrs. Awarded diploma at the Amsterdam Exhibition, 1883. Acknowledged by Medical Clinics and Univer sities all over the Globe, There are imitations of Eucalypti Extract in the market, produced of .simple distillation, forming crude, resinous oils. In order that these crude oily may not be mistaken for our guro Volatile Eucalypti Extmct, which in recognised y the Medical Division of the Prussian Government to be of perfectly pure origin, as per information for warded to us through the Consul at Melbourne, ! March 2, 1878, we .state:—It is proved by tests made by the Medical Clinics of the Universities of lJonn , and Griefswald (Prussia); aud reported to by Dr. 1 Sehultz, Professor of Phannaealogy at Uoun. and lVofe.ssior Dr. Mossier, Directrr of tiic M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898
N*1*0 Ygars' Indigestion RECOMMENDS Clements *£^^Tonic. . . . As a . . . Most Wonderful Cure. « * * " A PROMINENT MAIL CONTRACTOR Endorses the value of Clements Tonic. Mr. D. C. Mclntyre, Mail Contractor, Kempsey, New South Wales, writes on Juno 8th, 1896 :—It gives rao great plcnsuro to etato that nftor Buffering from indigestion for nine years I bnvo been oared by Clemonts Tonic, I only took six bottles, when I faund I could oat and digest my food; beforo taking Clomcnts Tonic ovorything I ato made mo feol miserablo. I did not know what to do with mysolf. I wanted to lio down all the timo, but now I go about my work quito lively. In fuct, I am quito a different man, and in conclusion I wish to stato that I can with all confidence recommend Clemonts Tonio as a most wondor ful euro for indigestion, and I hope that Iho thousands who suffor from it will givo Clomento Tonic a trial, and meot with tho saino result as I,—With bost wishes for your prosperity, I am, yours gratefully. D. C....
Robertson Cricket Association. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898
Robertson Cricket Association. The Secretary of tho above dc-siros us to acknowledge tiio following subscrip tions to a fund for assisting players travelling to tako part in inter-district matches: —Messrs. H.J H.Scott £1 Is, J. Minch 10s 6d, L. B. Wiseman 10s, J A. K. Shaw £1, T. Cook £3 3s, W. E. Abbott £1 la, W. T. Soaward £1 Is, G. F. Cobb £1, H. L. White £5, W.'E. White £2, A, G. White £1, V. M. White £1 Is, Jas. Campbell £1 Is, J. H. D.,ylo £1, W. Bakowell £l la, A. C. Asser 5a, IT. Wattera 10s 0d, J. D. Stafford £1 la, J. H. ICeot 10a 6d, W. G. Asbford 5s, F. A. Purbury 10s 6d, J. C White £5, E. T. Koys £1, E C. Brecbt 10s, P. Wilson 10s, E E. Jones 10s, J. Phillips 10.», F. S. Bell 10s, W. E. White 10s, I?. Mills •5a, J. Crockett 5a, T. J. Hnj-don 5a, W. B.Adams 2s 6d, W. H. Lipscomb 10a, H. W. Bell 10s ; total, £35 9a Gd. The following is the tonra aolcctod to reprnserit Robertson in the match with Armidaio aud district on tho 14th and 1.5 instants: —Messrs, A. Ehs wortb, A...
How to End the Story. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898
'How to End the Story. V He lia'd never spoken to liei* of love. But her influence was upon him; it showed in his work. She was a clever |jlrl» -pretty us a pastelle aiid as fragile and'. eager of praise. Ills writings be 'came tinged with a new beauty, a new air of fineness ; tlint was the effect of his love for-her. " Well, now, in the last chapter he is to propose'to her. Advise me, will you, ^vhether.she, would accept him or not V fiV'is Tiinil>le,to ofl'ei' her luxury, remem ber f an'd she is so pretty, so fair, and so fond of the fair things in life, as to be, perhaps, soijiewliat eager for them al ways. Now—you are a woman—what shotild be the true ending, the artistic end V Ol' course, 1 .can see that marriage bells would please the public ; but I'm not so anxious about the dear public. If they married they might become, both of them, horribly commonplace ; all the eleven,less might go out of his work, and all the fairness out of her face. Though all: that, as conventional...
Marriage a la Mode in Belgium. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898
• Marriage a la Mode in Belgium. There is nothing new under the sun, and the New Worn fin and the New Era have long ago been anticipated in the neighbourhood of Ghent. Here, among the working classes, the triumph of woman has already taken place. Women take the lead in all tilings ; they are the protectors, not the protected, the pro posers, not the proposed to. The- crux lies in their financial independence.,. As h. rule, the women are richer than the men, for, although they do not earn so much, they make their money go further. They very rarely marry young, and they have a fancy for choosing husbands for themselves. Many a Belgian girl, who goes straight from school to a fac tory, has amassed quite a tidy little dot by the time she is 30. She then begins to look around her male acquaintances. She selects the one she thinks most suit able, and offers to rnarry him. He may refuse, but he rarely does so : for he has gon.erally been chosen on account of his youth and pliability. A gla...
Dentistry. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898
Dentistry. ' i DiJXTiSTKY of the highest standing is .performed by Jl-n. Pjsiioy B. Coiien i-(Honorary Dentist to the Maiiland Hospital),' w ho visits Muswellbrook the fourth Saturday in every month, and may bo consulted at O'Leary's Hoiol from 9 . to 6, remaining over Saturday and Sunday.' All letters for appointments to be addressed to Mr. ! Pjjiior B. Cohe.y, Dental Surgeon, Hart's Buildings, High-street, West MiatLmd. i D£.\riirsTV.—J. Bonlby-Stnith,D.D. S,, from London and America, of 482 and 483Georgo;slroet, Sydney, may bo consulted Fkee at Mrs. Hicks' private; house, Muswellbrook, monthly. Nest visit, from 3 p.'in on Friday, Jan. 28, to 3 p.m. on Saturday, 29. Painless extractions guaranteed. Flattering tes timonials have been given by many of . the Squattora and Residents in the district, certifying to the skilled and satisfactory naturo of my work. Charges strictly moderate, At my Sydnoy rooms I have a staff of Four Dentists, where a groat reduction is made on ordinary pri...
COMMERCIAL. Local Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898
COMMERCIAL. Local Markets. 0. J. SrEA.iT reports having sold at the Farmers' Union, na follows : Butter Gd to Sjd. Eggs 5d to 7d. Sheep's tongues Gd a bundle. Chiulca Is 9d u pair. Onions Id lb. or Gs a cwt. Potatoes 28 to 2m Gd a ql. Cucumbers 3d to Id a dozon. Vegetable marrows Is to 2a per doz. Hay—oaten y^, wheatcn Is swt. roaches la lOd to 2s Gd quarter oaso. Pears Is to la lOd qr case. - Nectarines 2s to Gs quarter case. Sorghum seed 2d n lb. Bags 3s a dozen. Wheat 3a lOd to 4s 2d, Sydney delivery. Grapes Id to 2d per lb.
The Coming Show. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898
The Coming Show. Tub schedule of prizes for the Upper Hunter P. and A. Association's Show, tube held on the Society's grounds, Muswcllbrook, on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th March next, has now been printed, and copies may now be obtained from the Secretary, Mr. John C. Luscombe. The schedule contains over 500 classes, and ij wore comprehensive than any pre viously jssged by the local Association. The speciaJ entry feeq jn the Hunter and Jumping Horse Classes have omitted this year. It is notified that entries close on t.lje ijjth of Feb ruary. Copies at this olTicy.
Church Services. Sunday, 9th January, 1898. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898
Churoh. Services. Sunday, qth January, i8g8,. > Church of England: S. Alban's E.C*, 7 a.m.; M., 10.30 a.m.; E., 7.30 p.m. Limestone, n a.m. fH.C.). Holy Trinity, Muscle Creek, 3 p.m S. Luke's, Spring Creek, 2.45 , p.m. S Mark's, Aberdeen, 7.30 p.m.
School of Arts. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898
School of Arts. The annual general meeting of the Muswellbrook School of Avis will be held on Tuesday evening next at 8 o'clock. At a meeting of the Com mittee held on Thursday night last, Rev. J. S. Laing, Messrs. McNeill and; Paul (Hon. Sec ) were appointed, as a sub-commute to draw: up the report to be submitted to the annual meeting.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898
To-Let, HOUSE iti Sydney Street. Rent, 7s Od. week. Apply F. BUDDISN To-Let. HOUSE iu Ford Street. Every conve nience. Low rental. Apply to D. PARKINSON. For Sale. HEAD DAIRY HEIFERS, good sorts. C:ilve this month. Offer open until Wednesday next. Apply j T. B. BLACK, Ayrdnlo. Municipal District of Muswellbrook. MUNICIPAL LIST. OTICE is hereby given that the Muni' cipal List for 189S-9 is now in my custody, unci . open for inspection by any person interested therein, at the Council Chambers, at all reasonable hours, between the snid seventh and fouiteanth. days of January, 1893. Any person who shall claim to have his name inserted therein, or object to any name already insortod, shall oil or before the four teenth day of January, 1898, givo to the Council Clork notice in writing. Council Chambers, Muswellbroolr, 6th January, 1S97. S. J. POWELL, C. Clerk. f^CiSweilhrook Hospital AXD BQQct/oiQQt Society. THE ANNUAL MEETING of the SUB SCRIBERS to the MUSWELLBROOK HOSPIT * Land BENEVOLE...
A Far-travelled Telegram. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898
A Far-travelled Telegram. The following appeal's In " Chambers's Journal" for September, 1S7S :—A re markable instance of the value of the telegraph in abridging time and space and enabling many nations to join in being useful to each other, lias been brought under notice in America. A re sident in Auburn, New Yorlc State, wished to communicate with a person in Sydney, New South Wales, and sent him a telegram,:on which $65 were charged. Let tlitf reader take a globe or map and trace the following route :—To reach its destination, it had to traverse the At lantic, Europe, Asia, and the Eastern Archipelago ; passing over about two hundred and fifty degrees of longitude, and about ninety degrees of latitude. It passed through the United States, New foundland, Ireland, England, Germany, Russia (European and Asiatic), reaching Vladivostock, in what is termed the third/ region of Siberia. Thence the message next traversed the Yellow Sea to Shang hai, passing through Nagasaki, in Japan, en...
Comic Cuttings. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898
Comic Cuttings* Brlggs : " Old man, you couldn't lend me a pound, could you ?" Griggs : "How did you guess H ?" The Fin-de-siecle Babe.—" Hello, baby! X ace you." "Well, show yer hand an' let's see wot yer got." Wife : " That's a perfect dream of a bonnet." - Husband : "Yes ; but I'll bet it cost a regular nightmare of a price." Mrs. Hazeiuu : " How in the world did your husband get so terribly choked ?" Mrs. Snapper : "Fatin' boneless cod fish." ' Mrs. De Hume : " If you ever did any good in this wide world, I'd like to know what it is ?" Mr. De Ruiile : " Well, for one thing, I saved you from dying an old maid." " You can always guess a woman's age if she'll give you three guesses," re marked Sinnick.. " I don't believe It." " It ,'s true, though. It's bound to be 16, 2fi,; or CO." " What was the principal object of interest in America when you were there ?" The eminent 'British novelist looked at his questioner with chilling scorn and replied, " I was, of course." I'm going to le...
The Rule of Islam. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898
T1W Itule of Islam. "What is .the result ?" asks a writer' In the " Quarterly Review," " Barbar 'i'siti, oppression, lawlessness, corruption, cruelty,'ignorance, decadence have set tled like an inexorable blight on all the lands of Islam. There is no exception ; not a single bright spot anywhere; no gr6en oasis in all that wilderness of sav age, desolation. And those lands.were once fert'ile,. populous, and nourishing ; homes o£ the arts, of'science, and of literature." Persia, Central Asia, Asia Minor, Ar menia, it is shown, were fruitful, pros perous, and civilised before they were overun by Islam. We know what they are now. " Under Islam," continues the ' writer, " there is no such thing as na tionality. The social and political bond is neither race nor language, nor country; it is religion. There is only one Mussul man State—Dar-al-Islam, or the Ma homedan World. Islam ignores all other distinctions. . . . The present Turkish Ambassador in London is a sub ject of the Sultan ; hu...
The Domestic's Difficulty. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898
The Domestic's Difficulty. ' t Lord ,Magrlieramorne, who was much better known as Sir James M'Gare.l Hogg,' had rather an amusing Vexpelienc&lt;5;-i>;!The story Is old, ,tiut: will ° bear- repeating. Shortly after being.made a.peer, he.tyent to 'dine at the.- house of an old friend where he was well'known under histoid name, but he announced himself to Jeatnes as " Lord Magheramorne." • • ••• , '« >,:• •• " Lord what ?" said the startled do mestic. " Lord Magheramorne;"' said 'he, with emphasis. ... . . , \ James shook his head. ^He -did not venture to make, a second inquiry, as he despaired of attempting to1 render the uncouth gutturals. What was he to do ? The visitor was.advancing to.the.:dra,w ing-i'oom." Jeames' hesitated-a' moment,; then boldly flung open the d.oor. find nr.o ciaimed, to the consternation of every one, "The late Sir James Hogg!" !
Hatching Chickens by Electricity. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898
Hatching Chickens by Electricity. The electric . Incubator,- ng'on*: which Otto. Schulze, of Strasban^jh^ ^Ween at work for'three years, isTii'tendeS' to over come tlie ordinary difficulties of artificial hatching of--chickens. The apparatus is easily manipulated, and requires only an uninterrupted but small supply of elcctrlcity. Automatic attachments re gulate both temperature and moisture, the former being kept within one-tenth of a degree of the normal temperature of incubation.; ■ In this apparatus ninety in every 100 eggs;'are-expected;to,hatch. An electric1 motheri' a ;box" in iVhlch the freshly hatched>chielcs can find; heat, and protection*,' while: being . al''-iib'ef ty: to run1 about oh;:the' ground when" th'ey: cliobse,' has been devised; as an' accorripanihient; of the incubator. '.-, , ftvv VW'.';: f
Putting It Delicately. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898
Putting It Delicately/: /'' . " Josiar/^ said Mrs; Corniossel^ 'V'wus ye ever hypnotised,?" ■ Neverthet I Knows on." " D'ye lyiieve^thejy.is; any sech thing ez hypnotism/ fa;hvway ?" " 'Course-'I do." ■■ " Could•T learri it ?"■ ''I dunno 'bout that. . What on airth ails ye/,-,anyway.? .WhatVdo -ye-want to hypnotise furV?" "Well, '-ye, see, Josiar, I'm too kind-hearted ter stir ye up ter be.in' industrious by hai-sh.;words, an' I th'ort thet ef X could hypnotise a little mebbe I could git a bucket o' water an' a bunch o' kindlin' • wood ' without yer knowin' thet ye'd worked a bit an' with nothin' but the peacefulest senti ments all'round."
Infectiousness of Milk. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 8 January 1898
Infectiousness of Milk. • We have heard much lately as to the liability of contagion from milk ; and if the analysts and bacteriologists are to be-relied upon, the use of that article of diet is .certainly not free from danger. Several pathologists of the United States have undertaken a careful and exhaus tive examination of milk chiefly with a view,to determine whether milk from a tuberculosis udder is infectious. One hundred and twenty-one microscopical examinations of milk and cream were made of specimens from 36 different ani mals, and bacilli were found in the milk of twelve animals These animals were all infected with tuberculosis ; but their udders were free from disease. Milk feeding experiments were made upon rabbits, pigs, and calves, with the result that about 4 per cent of the rabbits, 50 per cent of the pigs, and 33 per cent of the calves became infected. Out, of 33 samples of the general milk supply of Boston, taken from various sources, tubercle bacilli was found in 1...