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NAPOLEON AS A RULER. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 April 1898
NAPOI.EON AS A• HOLER. Cruel, relentless, unscrupulous, Napo leon fought tho world of Pitt andButlto, of Wordsworth and Ohateaubriiind, with tho weapons of the Middle Ages. He treated the august States of Europe with as slight a courtesy as lie- would luivo treated a rival villago in Corsica had he never found a larger theatre for his enterprise- ^n his native land the in habitant of the noxt valley was his natural foe j and had this foe sounded tho horn upon the mountain:as he passed by, he would have slain him for his insolenco. So in Europe, no man might blow the trumpet of revolt ; and, since ho dispensed with justice, and since ho exacted both eyes and a dozen teeth for the smallest infraction, his venseance was always swift, ample, and unques tioned. " Arrest this man," he writes, to Fouche, 'and imprison him for threo months and never once does he hint at- the 'pedantic necessity of trial or inquiry. He condemned and sentenced whomever he chose, and thus facilitated the work ...
The Dudley Disaster. Shafts Sealed Down. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 April 1898
The Dudley Disaster, Shafts Sealed Down. The shafts at the Dudley Colliery have been hermetically : sealed down, and hopes, are-entertained..-, that the • ex clusion of air from the surface will check the spread of the fires, and prob ably extinguish the blaze sufficiently ' to avoid the necessity of -flooding the mine. The dread of another explosion still exists, as it has.been known for aiV explosion to occur at a colliery after being sealed down for 72 houis, Mr. I-lugh Humphreys, the manager, ex pressed his very cleepest thanks: to the administrative committee for the as sistance they had given him in his sad trouble. The colliery will now be al lowed to remain for some months, so that in the event of there being no further explosion all fires will have a fair chance to suffocate themselves, Meetings of sympathy are being held in different parts of the district, and the Disaster Relief Fund is being liber ally subscribed to. A child has developed symptoms of smallpox among the q...
A Parting Fling [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 April 1898
A Parting Fling "Go 'way from there," shouted a wo man at the kitchen window. ' Maenderlng Mike was half way over the fence, but had paused to parley iwith the dog; that snapped his jaws and growled and jumped at him from jthe other , side. "Did you say *Go 'way from here?"' he inquired. "Yes. And 1 meant just that." "Madam, the invitation Is wholly superfluous. , I was goln' anyhow. . I, kin size up :a situation ez quick ez, anybody, an' I ain't golnter t'row me self on de hospitalities of no fam'iy dat; don't feed deir dog no better'n you do." —Washington Star. :
Cable News. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 April 1898
Cable News. Lord Selbourne in a speech snicl tho policy of Great Britain was . to hold open-tlie.door of-Chir.a and to keep I her position intact. Sho had already | obtained great compensations whichjj if necessary, she would increase, and i had lost nothing she ought to have kept. * * ■ ] Tho Standard says there" is a more hopeful feeling amongst Ministerial ists, and it is oxpected tho Government | will-announce, additional .measures of protection of British interests :in the Easty' includingjanaval base in Central and 'Nor.thon'i . China.; Nevertholessv .there is a great: outburst of dissatis faction in'London arid provincial.news-: •papers at:the Government want of foresight. •' :-Tho -Novo? Vrcmya . says British pre ponderanc'oln the far Bast is gone-for i:evor,- and the position of Great Britain; will bo worse unless she arranges; with,; .her rivals in time. thousand Russiau troops, aro to be landed at Port-Arthur and 170 guns* are being sent Sir Phillip^JTysh and -Mr;: - Dobs...
Parliamentary. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 April 1898
Parliamentary. - ;:r&lt;v,The:q.ues:-ion:of:';the-.adoption'&lt;ofctlit>? Oommonwoalth " •Gon3tilulion^::'Billv ia" already .overshadowing :Overyr;-other. political problem, iuvthis colonj''.-.: -;>« A, proclamation was issued on Thursday further proroguing1 Parlia ment, which was to have met on Tuesday'next, "till May -3, with the understanding that there-. ..wiltebo *.:n further prorogation till such timo as will onablelho, federal referendum to be takon- boforo:Parliameuh meets.' i Members wheU they heard the news wero nearly dumbfounded. . Moderate. •members- regard .-r-tlio --provog.itionv- as; a clever movo; on: ,tho : .parfc;- of the Piemier. Ou Thursday night there was a moetiug of - the • Political Labour League, and a resolution'' was -passed pledgiug the partyto ..resisfc i tho .pas'- . sing of tho bill. The Premier addressitogia meeting' at Wagga on th o Co mmonivotfIth B i 11 explained that the "object of ?thev; Gov orDmenfc was ito,; keep;-'tho;:....
CHAPTER 'XXIV. THE MOTHER AND DAUGHTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 April 1898
CHAPTER 'XXIV. TnB MOTHER AND DATOTITJ3R. I We. have already said that .in a !ow_ hours the: ncws'of tliifl: event lia(l .cireulat-* ed through Paris. In short,; tlioro .wero at this cpoch;,"various indiscretion* 'busy to comprchend. oii the part of a : govern ment of which the political schemes wero concocted' and .unraveled in the atreets. This rumor gradually gained ground, till it at length :reached ithe Old ltue St. Jacques, and two hours after the arrest of Maurice, thby heard of his detention. Thanks to the activity ,ot Simon, the details of the plot were quickly repoited beyond J he teinplo; but, as of oourso everyone- added to the original,, the nows arrived in an unintelligible, form at the inastor tanner's^- 'Oho said a poisoned flower had been conveyed to the queen, by means of which the Austrian would stupefy her guards, and thus bo enabled to escape from the temple; others said the report, originated from certain sus picions entertained of the fidelity of, the battaTio...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 April 1898
LATEST TELEGRAMS. Sydney, Friday. At tho l.ruiunul Uouvt to day live of tho six youug men charged wore found guilty of assault upon Charles Cluther at Newtown. Charles Jamioson and F. Steelo woro sentenced to fivo years each, W. Gontlo mid J. Pritohnvd to four yoar3 each, and Hrnry Jamicsou to two yours ; but tho lattor's sentence was suspended under tho Fir'et Of fenders' Act upon his finding suvetios for hid future good behaviour. A serious accident occurred at the sugar worksat Pjrmont to-day; A brick retort was homg pulled down, when it suddenly 'iollupsed • -One man* named Thomas Matthews was killod and'several othora were injured/ but not seriously, ^ . ,f ' -• A joung man named,"Rv'-Sutton;,'-of 10.8 Pict-.streot^pleadod '.-guilty:5 to-day; lo; soiling thofretur iv:half-ofa" rail way; ticket, and \wis fined £15. Tho amount was immediately paid. Lyndon, Thursday. ;; VJapatiese journals regard.thn Britisb ■ deiuonsti'fttiun iti-tho'iGulf-iof i Pecliili: .as more bluEf.':-: The....
CHAPTER XXV. THE BILLET. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 April 1898
CHAPTER XXV. THE -MILLET. Immediately following the events wo arc about" to relate; the last-scene of the. drama enrolled itself, as.a, sad finale ito tills' sudden change in the wheel of ilortune. The woman Tison, struck as by a thunderbolt, at what had occurred, atid itotally..abandoned' by those who had ■ escorted her (for there is something even revolting in an involuntary crime, and it certainly amounts to a great crime when a mother condemns her own daugh ter to an ignominious death, were it even from excess of zealous patriotism), the woman, after, remaining for some time in a state of insensibility, at length raised her head, looked wildly around, and finding herself' deserted and alone, uttered a loud cry, and ruahed toward the door. > At this door a-few idlers, more iurious than the .rest, etill remained congregated together, who dispersed when they be held her, and ".pointing with their fingers, .said one, to another, "Do you see that woman 7 It is she who denounced he...
Official Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 April 1898
Official Correspondence. The following; items of correspondence from ; official sources lmvo boon handed to us for publication by Mr. R. Gr. D. Fitz-Gerald V M.P. . , Chief Secretary's Office, Sydney, 29th March, 1898. . Sir,—I nm directod bj' the Chief Secretary to inform you that his Ex cellency the Governor, with the advico of the Exeoutivo Council, has been pleased to appoint Thursday, the 28th proximo, to be a public holiday in tho district of Muswellbrook, and that the nocossary proclamation under tho 4th soctiqn of tho "13ank Holidays Act, 1875," has boon duly published in this day's supplomontary Government Gaz elle. 2, I am dosired to add that the partios interested havo been apprised accordingly. I have, &lt;S:c., CltlTClLUIT WALKElt, Principal Under Secretary.
Jones v Jones. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 April 1898
Jones v Jones. This was a .petition of the husband Jones, of Muswellbroolc, for divorce from his wife, aud Dr. Wilsou was joined as co-res'pondeiit. Mr. H. Wiudeyer, instructed by Mr. A. B. Shaw, appeared for tho petitioner. Tho respondent and eo respondent were not present, and woio not re presented. Oounsol put in an order Tor the issues to bo hoard on circuit, also an affidavit supporting the order.: Also Affidavits of personal service of5 the summons on respondent,-and also of.search, and no appearance of . either of them.. The issues-t-r be tried'.were: marriage.aud adu'toiy. .Tho:petitioner was a-, widovror": aud; 'was married to tho respondent,.:Adtv; iMmy Simons, on the l'itli July, 1888, ■by the late. Bishop vofi-GoulburnJ ;at Goulburn. [The certificate o£ the marriago was put. in]. Thoy lived «happily-till 1896,:; when;ho introduced; vBrj; Wilson'to'his ^\vifa;as a friend .and ; brothu r Mason. lie then noticed -that "-''his-::.-w.iro'a''.'!afEection^.iseemed"ito:: to;havo...
Tenders. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 April 1898
Tenders, v* Tenders aro invited in another part of this paper for the repair and'pnint ir.g of the palisading of the- local Presbyterian Church and mause pro perty, also for the purchase of an old. weatherboard building near the manse. Tenders aro also invited for building- stone cottage at St. Holiers, and for work required l>y the local Council. '
DISTRICT NEWS. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) Denman. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 April 1898
DISTRICT NEWS. (Fnoil OUll COHBESPONDENTS.} ' Denman. .Stock-: Passings:: Qn 25th,v-i5o( fat bullocks>.for Sydney, from U'ullcumbah, MoreeV Mn Irving AVinter owner,' J; Anderson in charge 26th, mob of fat sheep from Cassilis,. for Maitland, J. Walsh owner and in . charge. 31st, no fat bullocks,:• for.-Sydney, from Cullingral, Merriwa; - \ &lt;Mr, A. P. Cooper, owner,' ;Mr.?.?.\V.;>:>Hackett in charge- • • Weather: Warm days with oc casional showers and cool nights. Yesterday morning there was every appearance of setting in to rain, but it cleared off again. 1/4/1898.
A Local Minister Honored [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 April 1898
A Local Minister Honored; The Rev. J. S. Lniug announced to his congragatio.n on Sunday • morning last that ho had had tlio hunor con ferred upon hiin of the Degree of Doctor of Divinity by the University of St Andrew's, Scotland. We be lieve Dr. Laing has for a number of years filled the responsible duties of Clerk of the I'resbyterian Church of New South Wales, and also holds office as cleric of the Federal Assembly of the Presbyterian Churches of Aus tralia nud Tnsmauifi. The honour is no doubt a tribute to the scholarly at tainments of Dr. Laing, and as such is well bestowed.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 April 1898
Painless Dentistry. MR, "W. BUCHANAN, Surgeon Dentist (lato with Dental Hospital Co., Newoastlo and Jlaitland), visits MUSWELLBROOK, Monday, Marxist, till Saturday, 2Gth, at Phillips's Hotel. ABERDEEN, Wednesday, March 30th, at Phillips's Hotel. Teeth extracted Painlessly. 2s Gd. Uppor or lower sots of artificial teeth from a guinea per set. Teeth scaled and cleaned 5s. Chil dren's teeth regulated. Fillings from 2a Gd. Misfitting plates remodelled. All work guaranteed to be of first-class quality, and at less than Sydney prices. Consultation Free. Do not pay exorbitant prices elsowhoro, but come and see \V. BUCHANAN, Surgeon Dentist (registernd).
Dentistry. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 April 1898
Dentistry. Dentristy.—J. Bealby-Smitli,D.D. S., from Loudon and America, of 482 and483George-street, Sydnej', maybe consulted Free 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 tesv. timonials have been given by many of the Squatters and [Residents in the district,'certifying to the skilled and satisfactory nature of ray work" Charges strictly moderate, At my. Sydney rooms I have a staff of Four Dentists, where a great reduction is made on ordinary prices. Mb. A. E. Burbanlr, R.D.S;, Vic and New South Walos, Surgeon and; Mechanical Dentist, Head Branch, Tamworth. In consequence of his nc cidont, he will be unable to make further visits for some time, and re quests patients to wait. Dentistry of the highest standing is performed by Mr. Percy B. Cohen (Honorary Dentist to the Maitland Hospital), who visits Muswellbrook the fourth Saturday in every month, and m...
Church Services. [Newspaper Article] — The Muswellbrook Chronicle — 2 April 1898
Church Services. Sunday, April 3. Ohuroh ^f Eng land '.S.-Alban's,: 10.30: a. ; Children's mission service, ,2.30 p.rn; E , 7.30 p.m; S. Mark's, Aberdeen, 10.30 a.m. St. Andrew's, Itayuga, 3 p.m. Wesleynn : TheKev. W.Brown will conduct services in Muswellbrook Church at 11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m., and at Muscle Creek -at 3 p.m. We are informed that tho Bishop of New Guinea will address a public meeting in the Masonic Hall on Monday evening nest, 4th instant, on the subject of missionary work in New Guinea.