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The Sketcher. An Alpine Tragedy. Mrs. Leighton aged 23, Lady Chillworth aged 60. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 9 April 1898
ir JTh^ Sketclier. \ An Alpine Tragedy. * 'Mis. Leighton. aged 23. Lady . GlMllworth.''-i«ed CO. Scene :' The^eovered terrace'of the Hotel Riffejalp -facing the peak ot tlie Mut terhorn. (Mrs. Leighton is looting through tho hotel telescojie at ilie peak of the Mat terhoru. Lady ChlUworth (approaching) : \\ hat are you looking at, my dear 1 'Mrs. Leighton : I'm kinking for my husband. He is -m tlie Jlstteriiorn. Lady Chillwortli : Ah, you're young. When you get to my age you'll find it wiser to look at your husband tiirougli tlie wrong end of the telescope. Mrs. Leighton : I think I see him. Look, a tiny black speck against the pure white enow. Lady Gliill worth (after gazing at Mrs. Leighton . quietly for a. few moments.).: ?What «i eloquent description of you a«! him. Mrs. Leighton : What do you tiw.in ? (Nervously.) ? Lady Chill worth : Oh. my dear child, you can't deceive me. Do you think 1 don't know_ why. you're inaking 'this 4tfefnl dfspfoy of interest in your'nufe BanU?' --?...
Band of Hope. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 9 April 1898
Band of Hope. The monthly meeting of th«i Murrurundi Baud of Hope was hWd in the Wesleyan Schoolroom on Friday, lat instant, the chair beiug occupied by Itev. 6. A. Reeve. The minutes of tbe pr-- vinus meeting having been read und coi. finned, tl.e following programme was tendered :— Piano solo, Miss Mahel Tickle; chairman's address; recitation, H. Ferjusun ; reciration Dudley Ree ?« ; dia logue, members of the Band of lope ; song, Cl»ra F x; lecitation, FJorrie Prince ; dia logue, members o! 'he Rand of Rope ; duet, vli'sen E. «nd H. Douohoe ; recitation, Hairy Pti ce. The proceedings were closed with tbe Benediction.
Performers and Their Incomes. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 9 April 1898
1'erformers am! Tiicir Incomes. 'Tt is Uip'-TflKiiiott-U'ow for artistes t-) go to Aim'rk-;! to niak^-a'.'iMle,' and many i)t them succeed! Padofe'wski took away with biui vaibout fiilT.OOO that could ilie counted. eH&w many thousands niore were j-aia oiij'liis, altar as the out noii^n of jiersonal. .idolatry theiv'Ls iio law to make him say. The De Ueszkess' contract was tor fifty perfonuauces, for each -uf whit-li.^ljey sjot-X4'»o ajrieice. .mi?, i'i. iki^i'i.^ii.t-i.r.^ *\f .ill rjipumle ni'i'r n ewtain sum. .It .as. reckon ejl .that tlieir income during tue torn- was £25,000. Maurel, Calve, :uud,^U'lba each .received £300 for o.-R'li ' jiei-X-unuance. They were engaged' for fiftj- ? iperforhiaii'ces, and earned away Jbetweesi them £45,000. Madame Nordioa -had £1000 per uioMli, and made afbout'-ffiOOO ; I'laucou, the bass, also made ;£0QOO— when he sang lie was .probably }^s))iri?d by' the know ledge tliat he vflis probably making about £1 per iminu'te. Amqug actresses .m...
THEY WERE SHORTER ODDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 9 April 1898
THEY WERE SHORTER ODDS. - A stable lad was taken ill on a visit to Sidney, and a frien'd gave him the ad dressof a doctor to wjiqm to go.^i The lad ? came back BhorlljjaudrenorJe'd progress. 'I've taken sonje medicine,' said he, * but I'm hanged if Iftrigtit to that doctor of yours.' ? ' ' ' ' ' 1 Why ?' asked his friend; * Well,' replied the boy, 'I was 'just about to eo in when I saw on the door plate his name, 'Dr. X.,' and below it 'lOtol.1 When I saw that I said to myself, ' I'D be hanged if I'll take any such risk as that.' So I went two doora further nnd saw another plate with ' Dr. Y.,' and below it '3' to 5.' The odds ' were shorter, and I went to him.' . ' ? ? £
Murrurundi Lands Office. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 9 April 1898
Murrurundi Lands Office. By Uie court »y of Mr. F. F. Potts, (IPS. and L-nd Agent xt Murrurundi, we are en aMeto give our r^alers the f- liming figures ivl-tive to tli- re --nu ?? co!l-ct4-d »t the local L»i-iis Oflk-Y rfurnt!! tli« quarter «*tid«J 31st March, 1S9S. i h to'al r-veme from all sourcis (Nnd and U.I'.-.) wa- f'-r the month of Jan-.iaiy. £34E la 3d ; February £333 3a ; March. £7630 15s 4d J t'ta) f r quarter, £S30S 19s 7d ; ebowini: a.-, iursaeo on the c rr sp'indine quarter .-f 1897 -?' mi less than £1 34 .U MM. The receipts tor the D'St thre» mentis of 1897 were Junujry, £333 IPs Id; Frbrnary, £4uS 7« 7d ; March, £6-12 8s 9d: toil, £7254 15 5J l)n ing the qu '.rt-T ju*t cl-*ed the folowiug wire registered :— Births, 14 (7 males and 7 femal«e) ; deaths, 4 (I male aud 3 female) ; marria^is, 3.
Short Story. "Love's Vagaries." "This lore will undo us all." [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 9 April 1898
Short Story. r ' Love's Vagaries.' 41 This love will undo us all.' Jennie Macbay eat alone in the poorly furnished room which was her lodging. Her elbows rostea-«n the arms of her chair, and her cheek leaned against the 'bent lingers of oue hand. The lire ? iiurat low— smouldered awhile— :in-l ai last went out ; Imt the girl never seemed to notice this, though her eyes were fixed upon the handful of ashes that was all that now remained in the grate. ' I cajiua ruak' it oot,' she. said sud denly ; and then she started:-at-1ieariri£ the sound of her own voice iu the cold, cheerless room. Her eyes were tearless ami miserable as she turned once agaiu to her contend plation-of the dreary hearth ; as though the ashes it contained could help her to solve the question that perplexed her bouL _;':; y-:-- I _?;_, -; ;\' ' , -, Tlie sound of voices in the 'dose iua-Te her start agaiu,.ajui.6hi;.iumod anxious ly towards' the door, 'just ft) time t^T&e:- It open, a^i'lp iJe contrAnfed' b...
Bursting of a Rifle. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 9 April 1898
Burstine- of a Rifie. A somewhat peculiar ace dent, fortunately witboHt anv other result than the destruc tion of a riSe barrel, occurred daring the pro gress of 'he montblv shooting of tbe Nat'cn al Gua:dsat Raudwik on Saturday last. It appears that a private name i Shaw was tiling, a -1 after his fifth flint at tbe 500 yards range it was fuunii tbat about 6 inches of lhe upper i-ortion of the muz e of bis rifle bad been blown away. Toe ace dent is at trinatea to one ol two causes, eitber a Daw in th- barrel or defective ammunition. It is stated that ammunition similar to that need by Private Sbaw was condemned at the IS9I rifle meeting The ride was ooe of the new Martini-Henrys made by the Bir mingham-EnfieU Manufactory (fow-) in 1832, and has not been us:d more than a dozen times. One of the most extranrdiasry incidents in c nnection with the affair was | that Private Shaw had no knowledge that - the accident had taken place j he f It no un- - usual recoil, and was unaware that a...
Post Office Arrangements. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 9 April 1898
Post Office Arrangements. Trie following are the arrangements for the conduct of public business at thn local Post and Telegraph Office during the Easter H ,lv days . — On Friday (Good Friday) the Post Office will be opened for the delivery of letters from 9 a.m. to 9 30 a.m., and from 6 p.m. to 6 30 p.m. The usual outward mails will he made up, but no telegraphic business will be transacted. Ou Saturday both tne post and telegraph omces will be open 'or the trmSiictioB of business a' usua'. On Eastt-r Monday the post and telegraph of5 'es will be open fron 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., and from 6 p.m. to S p.m. The Evening yews, Sydney, says in regard to the application uf Eucalyptus in lu fiuenza : — ' IVe have to exercise caution to get nn article (reed of its astringent constit uents or else it uill prevent the excretion of of the disease producing germs. A prepar a ion known as Sander & Sons Eucalypti Extract wax found to be the only reGned one, and proved to he possessed of the h...
Chrysanthemum Show. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 9 April 1898
Chrysanthemum Show. We would remind our reader* that eucriea for tbe Aotumn Chrysanthemum Show in connection with St. Paul's Church, which will be bcM in the Oddfellows' Hall on Wednesday and Thursday, 20ch and 21st instant, must be sent in to the Hon. Secre tary, Mr. K. K. Home, Murrurundi, by Wednesday next. 13th instant. We trust to see a large number of entries, so thv the shoe may be a success. The Committee have been hard at work, and have left no stone nn^urned in their endeavors t - secure a Fuccrs-ful show, and it only now remains for intemiing exhibitors to ro'l up and sup plement tbe efforts of tbe Committee iu this direc ion. Entry forms and all information may be obtained from the Hon. Secretary.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 9 April 1898
A LIFE TIME OF Indigestion! Absolutely Incapacitated for Business. WAS SCEPTICAL . . and had no faith In any Medicines but what doctors prescribed, when his friend WORRIED HIM, he threw preju- dice aside, took Clements Tonic, now Mr. L. T. Forrest. Angas-street Adelaide, South Australia. writes on January 6th, 1897 :— I cannot longer withho'd my testimony as to the efficacy of Clement* To/iic. Flv-m early manbood nntil my present age, winch is 41, I suffered very seriously fivm Indigestion, whic'i manifested itself in various forms — constant drowsiness, laxting and spHttns headaches, whica frequently absolutely pre vented me fr.im attending to my business. I had not the slightest faith in any medi cines, except those prescribed by the leading doctors, anci consequently spent a Urge portion of my income, in professional advice and chemists1 drags without permanent bene fit. About sis mouths since, when on a holi day, compelled by my «Jd enemy, Indiges tion, a friend fairly worried m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 9 April 1898
Dentistry. J. Bealby- Smith, D.D.S., from London and America, of 482 and 4S4 George Street, Sydney, may be consulted Fkee at McNult\ 'b Hot.1. iJaydonton, montl.lv. N-x£ visit, Friday, Oth May, till I p.m. Pain less Extractions guaranteed at 1e 6 i ? Flatt- r ing testimonials hare been given by many of the principal Squatters and Hesi'ient' of tbe (iistrct, certifying to tbe skilled and satisfactory nature of my work. Charges strictly modi-rate. At my Sydney noms I have a staff of Four Dentists, where a gje.it r. -lac tion is made od ordinary prices. — A dvt
Local Land Board. MURRURUNOI. TUESDAY, 5TH APRIL, 1898. Before Messrs. W. Freeman (chairman), B. Haydon, and G. Nowland. TO CONSIDER DISTRICT SURVEYOR'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 9 April 1898
Local Land Board. M0RBCRUNOI. TuBtDA' , 5TH ApitIL, 1893. Before MexBrs. W. Freeman (chairman), B. Hay.l-n, an! -i. Nowland. T-) CONSIDER DISTKICT SORVKYOR'S REPORT. James H. Se-vl, acp M7-9. 100 aores. Uon ti/nied for 135 seres ; 6-wire fence ; Crown improvements, 10s. Ouleuian Hagen, cp 97-13, 3 acres 2 perches. ' ontirmed ; 6-wire fence. William Greer, al 87-12, 9 acres. Diea! lowei. William Greer, al 97-13, 120 acres. Al lotted ; rent £3 AS TO CONDITIONS. Mary Jane Lone, nrcp 8915, 109 acres. Conditions fulfilled. Herbert D. Long, aop 89-42, 75 acres. Conditions fulfilled. Herbert D. Long, acp 92-44, 160 acres. Conditions fuHl'ed. M. J. Mortis«ey, cp 1)1-23, 101 acres. Conditions fulfi led. Owen Hunt, acp 91-28, 125 acres. Condi tions fulfilled. Executois of the late P. W. Wright, acp 91-41, 1255 acres. Conditions fulfilled. Stephen (V. .Sims, cp 91-44, S3j acres. Conditions fulfilled. Alfred Baker (deceased), cp 91 — . 320 acres. Condition* fulKlled. Kmiiu Huddle, cp 92-20, 320...
Murrurundi Hospital. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 9 April 1898
Murrurundi Hospital. The usual monthly meeting of the Com mits e of the Murrurundi Hospital was held in the Committee Room on Tuesday evening, when there were present Messrs. W. A. Wilson (President, in the chair), A. Busby, G. Ptitchett, J. W. Brodie, Dr. Bell, R. K. B'rne, R. Stuart, D. G. Tey-., R. Simeon, and W. -. Gnard (Hon. Secretary) The minute* of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. Beports. The repirts of the Med csl ffficer and tbe Visitiug CommittMK for the past month were alopted ou th« motion of Mr. Brodie second ed by Mr. Stuart. Tbe Me.ncal Officer's report »as as followe : — Murru undi, 5th April, 189S. Gkstlemev, — M my la-t report seven patients -ereinthe ho-pi'al. and live have been addmitted since, making a total of twelve. Of these one ^ied, one was sent to the 8 nevolent Asylnm, six were discharged cured, and four remain. I am, etc., Rijfus Bell. The report of the Visiting Committee stated that everything in the institution was in a satisfactory cond...
Jam Roll Cakes. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 9 April 1898
Jam Roll Cakes. .Two i-g-gs, their weiglil-iu flour, linl ter, and su.irar. Boat 1 lie butter in a civaaii. a-lnl ibo sugar ami .lliu i^gs, then Yhc Hour 5).v.iU-greiiS very lightly. Lay a ]iii-co of buLii-ri*d paper on sin ovc.uJriu ajni ei]iri'a-] the ?iiiix'hire over. Hake 'lightly in rsuher a 'sliarp oven ; then sjiii-ad with Jam ; ru-11 up. and hold before lire to brown lightly, ami sift sugar over.
Railway Time Table. APRIL 3RD, 1898 MURRURDNDI TO SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 9 April 1898
Railway Time Table APRIL JtuD, 1893 MURUURUNDI TO SYDNEY. The passenger train hares Murrurundi at 1.21 p m. daily (Sunday excepted), arriving atSirgleton 3.44 p.m., Newcastle 5.37 p.m. and Sydney at 9.45 p.m. The mail train leaves at 4.29 a.m. daily (Sunday excepted) arriving at Singleton 6 33 a.m., Newcastle 8.S A.m., and Sydney at 11.40 a.m. The (ares to each of the principal stations en route are as under : — - j Singles Beturos 1 Holiday Stations ! Excursion ? | Icl go! lei 2cl | Icl 2el ? d s d sda de d ad Blardford 4 10; 713 lit 1 ? 10 Wingen ... 2 6 I Ci 4 0 2 8 3 7 2 4 ParkvilLe.. 3 8 2 5 5 6 3 84 10 34 Scone ... .4 7 3 17 0 4 8 6 3 4 2 Aberdeen.. 6 8 4 3 9 !- G 68 659 iln.wiHbk 8 0 6 911 9' 8 O -O 3 7 0 Singleton.. 14 0 9 321 O 14 ft 18 6 12 6 W. Maitld. 19 9 13 329 6 19 9 26 017 6 Eiyh street 19 913 3 29920 026 3179 K. Maitl'd. 20 013.^30 020 3 26 9 18 0 Hanftton.. 2» 3 16 6 34923 329 9199 Honeys'kle23 6 15 635 323 3 29 9 19 9 Newcastle 23 S 15 3 35 323 9 31 3 210 Sydney ....
General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 9 April 1898
General News. Tim death is announced of Arthur Orton, tho famous Tichborne Claimant, 'She Canadian Senate has rejected the contract for the construction of a rail way to the Klondykr. During 1897, 2,919,853oz of gold were obtsi w-d in Auwtralia. In 1857 the yield was 3,016,000. ' '?? According to the latest returns 807,928oz of gold were obtained in of 167,543oe op, the previous year. In vi«w of possible developments in the way of war, tlio Frencfi^-WnwinEhip lines' now carry pigpons to Convey, neWi from inid-oecan to land., ^ Mr. Mcilillaj), will .be nauufitttei for the fiur$ob.i 8c»t at the general eleotion, even although he said be Ichould be in England at the £iiue. In view of the jinprogenu-nt in the revenue relarns, it is provable that the promised grant of 2s 6d in the £ to municipalities will be paid. Tun revenue of the United King dom for (he past quarter amounted to £38.650,194. Customs yielded £5,892,788 ; excise, £8,204,000 ; and stamps, £1,940,003, The German and Austri...