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LOCAL AND GENERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 8 May 1894
LOCAL AND GENERAL. Lectche. — At the solicitation of several prominent residents; of the district, the Rev. J. Milne Curran has promised to re-visit Dungog, and deliver a series of instructive ? lectures on geology. Beach Gold. — According to the Bev. J. Currnn, in every 20 jmles of beach sand between Port Stephens and the Richmond River, there are £20,000,000 worth of cold, and he states that he could get any man who could devise a means of savins the gold by a cheap process, £10,000 in Sydney, in a few hours, for his dis covery. The great difficulty is in separating the gold from thp sand. Oun Snow. — A visitor from another colony, who was present at the show last week, informB us that ho had never seen in any country district, such a well dressed, well fed, orderly and sober githering as that assembled on Thursday, which speaks well for the intelligence of the people of the district. CootOAnDiE. — The accounts pub lished on our fourth page of the de plorable state of Coolgardie a...
Concert. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 8 May 1894
Concert. The concert held in the Protestant Hall on Wednesday eyehing last in aid of tho WeBleyan Church, wus a very great success, both as far as the meyts of the performance was con cerned, and financially. Tha building was crowded to excess, and the audience seemed in the best oL moods. Tne performance opened with a nicely rendered glee, 'From hill to hill re sounding ' ; Miss Robards, sang 'Nea,' in a very pleasing manner; and Mr Gardner was very successful with a recitation ; the duet, 'Maying' by Miss Westley' and Mr Young, waB very cordially received; and Miss Irwin gave a very successful rendition I of the song 'Tiie stur of Normandy'; Miss Hnggart rendered a favorit-. song; Miss Carter recited ' The crooked stick,'' and ' Tell's address,' very creditably, and received a very decided encot-e'for each piece ; Miss J. Aldrich was also eniored for her charming song ; Mr Young recited ' Dot babv of mine,' and was heartily applauded ; a glee ' Hail to our Master,' came next ; the...
Welcome News from Stewarts' Brook. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 8 May 1894
Welcome News from Stewarts' Brook. , On Thursday afternoon, we ?it-received from a reliable source, v1 the following telephone mes sage : ' W. Wells has just - crushed two tons of -stone .yielding.26oz 1 5d\vts.' ,This is splendid news and we heartily congratulate Messrs Wells and ? party and Stewarts Brook on such a handsome find. _ It is undoubtedly one of the richest, if not the ricliest, that has been made on the field, and all re- ^ , , member the beneficial ? effects j 1 ' on, the' trade of Scono caused by the finds at Stewarts'Brook ' in the, past, and the fresh capi tal intioduced thoie in conse ' ' ' qucnce will await further de 'VvelopinGiits with interest. !' '/ Aupther welcome item of news ^ ' fronf'the same quarter is fur ' nished by our coriespondent, ' ' -who informs us that the water from the old working of tho * jSlW Royal Standard has now hXn carried away; and work ? \l\\i be proceeded with. where ytlfe old company was compelled ad to leave oil' on account of the w...
Latest News. Sydney, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 8 May 1894
Latest INews. [By Telegraph-l Sydney, Monday. The Warden at Coolgardie estim ates that only enough [provisions for ten days are in the town. Woter is very Bcarce, and there will probably be a water and food famine. A big nugget and reef are reported to have been found. The Government have determined to proceed with the Electoral Act Amendment Bill as soon as possible. It 1 ? 1 ? J ? -'J-J iL.i iL. ? ? xi- hub ubou ueuiuen uini- uie inuin principles of the bill shall not be touched. Tho Postmaster- General has intim ated that it is intended to briDg the session to a close about the end of May. Splendid news from Wyalong of the discovery of a fresh reef, six inches from the surface, and gold is being struck in the existing reefs, which for merly were not showing well. Five Trade Societies, the printers, engineers, bootmakors, tobacco opera, tives, and cabmeu have refused to join the Labor Federation scheme. A diamond the size of n pea has been found near Goulburn. LONDON, Sunday. Seri...
Church Services. MAY. CHURCH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 8 May 1894
Church Services.: MAY. finnnmi nv Enaland Whit Sunday 13th. — Dungog 10.30, (H.C!), Eev. J. Yosper, 7, Mr .King ; Chichester 10.30, Ben dolba 3, Mr King ; Gleu William 3, Clarence Town 7, Rev. J. Vos per. ' J. YOSPKR, Incumbent. Wnar.BrAN. Sabbath 13th. — Duncog 10.30, Rev, F. Dixon, 7, Eev. R. J. Mlddleton ; / Bandon Grove 3, Miss Huggart; Chichesier 10.30, Mr F. Rumble ; Clarence Town 7.30, Rev. F. Dixon. Wednesday — Dungog 7.30, Rev. F. Dixon. REV. F. DIXON. Presbytkrian. - Sabbath 13th. — Dungog 10.30 and ,7, Rev. D. Baird ; Fostertou 3, Rey. D. Bnird ; Monkerai 11, Mr G. A. Mackay ; Tellegherry 10.30, Mr J. A. McKenzie. REV. D. BATED. Bamist. Lord's Day, 13th. — Tbalaba 3, Pastor R. J'.-Middleton, ' Pleasing God,' 7 evangelistic service, Mr Robert .Berry, senr. Wednesday, 9th.- — Tnalaba 7, Prayer - Meeting, brief addresses. R. J. M1DDLETON, Pastor.
The West Australian Goldfields. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 8 May 1894
i The West Australian .Goldfields. Perth, Thursday. — The es cort from Murchison arrived at Geralton on Tuesday with 1600 oz. of gold. News from - the mines generally is favorable Coolgardie news dated Sat urday, states that a water famine is imminent. The Gov ernment bore in Coolgardie ? » : township has a terrible strain i . upon it in supplying the wanes i \-of the miners. Complaints have reached the authorities to eflect that the water is kept low, owing to the large supplies being taken by tho Bayley's ? / Reward Company. ' -A fair quantity of gold has v ; been obtained at the new rush, ? Kornonand, near White : - v Feather. The new find is re ported to be 16 miles cast from ~ Coolgardie. The locality is Kept sccret, but it is known that there is water there. Three deaths occurred in Coolgardie hospital last week, . two from typhoid fever and one from colic. Southern Cross ran out of water last night and not a drop is now obtainable in the tov;n ? . ' ship. Tho Government con d...
Lecture on Geology. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 8 May 1894
-Lecture on Geology. The Rev. J. Milne Curran, F.A.S , at the invitation of the local Agricul tural Association, lectured in the School of Arts, on Friday evening last, to a crowded and appreciative audi ence. Mr J. IC. Mtvckay, president of tho Association, occupied the chair, and introduced the lecturer in a very com I plimentary speech. The Rev. gentleman on rixing, Sointed out in the curse of his intro uotory remarks, that geology was, to the uninitiated the most dismal of all the sciences. Most writers on geo logy did not appear to write for the public, but for fellow Bcii-ntists, aud were in the habit of using a pro'usion of technical terms. However, hf would endeavor to express in as plain language as possible the rudiments of geology, .bearing on tho formation of the rockB of the colony, and their different characters. In the first place it must bo distinctly understood thot granite is the bed rock of the colony upon which all other rooks rest. It cropped out in various plac...
The Late Show. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 8 May 1894
The Late Show. Not since the inauguration oF tho Williams River Auricnltur il and Hor ticultural Association's annuil «h'Wfl, has there been an exhibition held ii'.d^r such favorable liuspicos as thntof M y, 1894 — the weather was gloriously fine, the atteudance of visitois large, and the Judging ex'-cplionnlly ir.eri,tori -us, and when tho iudying ia gf.od every one is satisfied. Thore has always been a considerable amount of conten tion amongst meinSers as to tho bent month in which the allow should be held, and although M-iy is undoubtedly late in tho year and tho days somewhat abbreviated, it must bo freol/'admit ted that tho weather is more seitled than during the earlier months ; and as fine weather i« i potent factor in, at aiiy rate, the financial success of the' annual exhibitions, it must cer tainly he sorionsiy conside-ed when the dales are being fixed. Could the dates bo ao arranged as to fit in a few weeks before tho Maitland show, ex hibitors would desire nothing furth...
The Parcels Post. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 8 May 1894
The Parcels Post. It seems that country store keepers aro complaining of a certain injustice through the operation of the parcels post. It is pointed out that in outly ing places the postal charges on parcels is less than the cost by mail and team. inThc result is that many persons in me country, in place of patronising the local storekeepers, do a good deal ot their shopping with large Sydney ^louses through the post. It has been, arranged that the whole case-! shall bo put before the Post Mnster-Gcneral in writing, to gether with suggestions as it may be deemed advisable to make.
Concert and Ball. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 8 May 1894
Concert and Ball. The concert held in tho Centennial Hall on Thursday evening last, in aid of the Dungog Convent, was a signal success. The curtain rose to a house crowded in all parts, and judging by the frequent plaudits bestowed on the performers it was evident that everybody enjoyed themselves. The first item on the p-ogriuiimo was a pianoforte duet which was- brilliantly executed by Miss Lizzie and Master Robert Skillen ; Mr J. Hennessy gave a jig in splendid style, and an Irish sons ; Mr R. Tate was heartily en cored for his warbling song; Miss Wilson rendered a charming b illad ; Mr W. Young contributed a couple of sonps, but the range of his voice hardly suited the acoustic properties of the hall. Mr C. Booth was in good voice and was deservedly encored for his song ' Good-bye.' Miss May Granville's rendition of the song 'Lis- tening ' was perfect, and she was vociferously applauded. Mr T. Dwyer quite brousht down the house in his irresistible Irish character songs ; Miss Ro...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 8 May 1894
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 8 May 1894
THOS. BAKEI I Practical Tail* Dowling-street, DUNGOG. BEGS to return thanks to hit* num customers for th 3ir pnpt support ;? ; trusci by ptricfc athihtion to business, to * continuance of tlfcir patronage. t'flero is no neod tr» oend away for CI wtiwiithoy can bo mado as Cheap an Goud in tho town. A Perfect Fit Guaranteec ? j. My ?o T weeds, Cloth*, Doeckine, Serges, ? J LlamaB, Buckskins, ?»-/' ''.Worsted a *d Bpay'ci routings, . Bedford and Manchester Cords, ' Hair Linos, Etc. Aro nil of tho Best Materials to pick ft and well shrunk before making up. J The W R.SI C- (LIMITED), ^ CLARENCE TOW] - . The Company's Steamer Coor eaves Clarence Town with Passengi ?vund Cargo on MONDAYS, WE NESDAYS, and EEIDATS at 9. a.m.-, and Newcastle on TUESDAY , THURSDAYS, and SATURDAY * at 9.15 a.m., until further notice. -? j . K. LYALL, a'! ? Secretary. I 38 j J. A. JONES, FAMILY BUTCHuf .. X-1.1 r» gog. XN taking this opportunity to thank th publio for past support, wishes to infori ?Inhabitants ...
The Infection of Phthisis [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 11 May 1894
The Infection of Phthisis A wise and important step has been taken by Dr. Her man Biggs, of New York. He has officially deular€|tl the con tagiousness of consumption, ? and recommended the Board 01 xieiuui to auupu measures for tine prevention of the spread of the disease. Dr. Biggs suggests that the public should be educated by means of cir culars and other publications to realise the importance of pre ventive measures. Further, it ' is proposed that persons suf fering from chest affections, or their medical men shall be re quired to report to tho Board of Health where the disease ex i^s, the proper instruction may j 1-0 given in respect to disinlec tion. It is considered unde f ' . sirable that pulmonary com f plaints should be excluded from .- the general wards of hospitals for consumption should be en couraged. If these measures ^ are regarded aS of such neces sity- in America by Health authorities, how much more ^^^^Bta^fMh^shouldthey com mend themselves for adoption in our met...
An Interesting Discovery. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 11 May 1894
An Interesting Dis- | covery. A somewhat interesting dis covery was made on the beach 1 a few days ago by Mr. J. Camp - , bell, who, when proceeding to his work, noticed a peculiarly v \ shaped bone protruding from the sand on one of the terraces, a snort distance trom wnere tne , Broadwater beach road emer ges on to the shingle. On dig ging up the sand in the imme '-' v.-. .:????: diate vicinity a number of bones were unearthed; He reported che matter to the police, and Senior-constable Reid, accom panied by Dr. Forbes, proceed ing to the spot, made a further examination and discovered the bones to be human remains, probably those of an adult abo riginal. The skeleton? with the exception of the head, was almost complete. The peculi ' ? : arly shaped bone discovered by Mr. Campbell was pronounced - by the doctor to be two bones, those of the thigh and shin of the left leg, which had evident ly, become completely ossified ?V, : nf. +.Vl A lrnp.fi ininf rlnrinrr lifo. ? ? — j ? , time...
PAT'S REHEARSAL. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 11 May 1894
PAT'S llELIEAltSAI, Two Irishmen onco made a bet, which .j was that ono of them would nob drink a| gallon of boor in fivo minutes. A minute I or two before entering upon tho wagor, Pat t?aid to a friend of his— | ' I am euro to win, bccaneo I know I can do it.' 'How do you know it?' nsked his i friomK ' j ' Why,' answered Pnt, ' becauso I have j just been und tried it on with wntor, und I did it, and, shuro, if I' can do ib with water, I can.aisy with boer.'
HOW DUELS ARE ELUDED. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 11 May 1894
lfow DUELS AllE ELUDED.. . Tlio- French still pndo 'themselves in ' their : duels, but as a-matter- of fact:ihe French duel, i now-a-days at least, is nothing short of a ridicu lous fiasco. . 'Iho last thing that enters a i duellist's head is tho idea of lulling his advor-: i sary, and if nno or other -receives Mho slightest i scratch their honour is fdlt to l-o fully satisfied. [ Sometimes a nian escapes a duol .by imposing conditions on tho offending party which it is almost impossible . to accept. .When General Putnam proposed a ducl-m which each party was to take his scat . ON A BARREL OF GUNPOWDER '? - furnished with a slow match, which at a given signal wos to bo ignitod, tho genernl's adversary would havo had a- perfect nyht to deolino tho contost. c Ho accepted . it. But at tho last moment, when an explosion fccmcd imminent, lie rose and. fled ; but came haelc wlion thu Goucral reassured -him with the information thut tbe barrols they had been sitting on wero filled, not wit...
THE DECADENCE OF ROMANCE [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 11 May 1894
THE DECADENCE OF ROMAN Cli ^ ? It 18 nqt only in pOotry^ Mrf Kro-l0rio Harrison biigins by pointing out; in thu ' New York Formn,' .that wo aro at thin moment' without a ' LftureaUi' The same phenomenon meets us ..in the realm of prose fiofciou as in poetry ; that wo have vast. quantities of thoughtful work produced, . by an army of cultivated workers, a. meat demand an enuiillv. ereat sunnlv. a verv high ? average of mevit— and yet so httle of tho first rank. . For the first time in tho present century, English literature IB' without a single living novelist of- the first rank.' -' Wo all adnut that there aro 'delightful wrftorfi still. ?- If auy man choose ' to maiutun that there is moro poetry in ' Te»s than in the eutiro ^Barset slure ' ..aeries, that UickeuR cOulct 'not have Lettered the ' Two Drinnmcr.Boys ?* of Rud yard Kipling, that 4 Treosuru Island ' has-a realism as vivid as '-lluhniAon Crusoe, '.that Mrs. WooiIm'h Village Tragedy ' may rank with 1 Silas Marner,' that 'Ho...