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School of Arts. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 16 April 1898
School of Arts. The ufual monthly meeting of the Com- I mittee of the Munurundi School of Arts wai I held in the IihjI of the institute on Tue-day I evening, «vhen there were present itr. A. I Busby (President, in the chair), E,-v. H. ». I Woodd, Messrs. 0. F. Juchau, U. Simson, W. I 6. Gourd, M, 13. Donncllan. and U. Stuart I (Hon. Secretary). ?- I Tbe minutes of the previous meeting wert I read and confirmed. I The following correspondence was ruoeiv- I ed:— I From the Government Printer, staling I that be bad forwarded a copy of the Public 1 Sen-ice List for the use of tbe Library. I From Turner and Henderson, statsng that I it would take three months to stop the I 'Cosmopolitan' ant) ' Scribner's ' Ma^a- I Kines from America, and tl.nt the last cuuiet I to be forwarded would be the May issue, I accounts. I Tbe following accounts were submitted :— I £ s d I Librarian's Salary ? 6 0 0 I J. Farrell (stoien| ? 13,11 1 Turner and Henderson (periodicals I and majaziues) ? 7 19 6 I 'li...
Short Story. Aunt Matilda's Novel Resort. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 16 April 1898
Short Story. Aunt Matilda's Novel Resort. Mrs. Matilda Benson had 'been re garded as a shrewd woman. Slic iiover eaid a foolish tiling, like a famous mon arch ; unlike lilui, she often- did a wise one. l'et iu Ji-?r ageing days shcdid one tuut was not characteristically wise. When her Jiusbaud died, leaving lier a not insignificant homestead, she fell too feeble to attend to tilings herself. Her only relative, a. uiccc, had married a wealthy genUemsiu; and was travelling abroad. Matilda iiad not heard. from lier for years, and had no prospect of Jielp from lier. In lier 'perplexity she made over the. little estate to a pleasant-tongued uew comer, on tbeconditioil that- he 'support-'- ed lier for the rest of her life. Cynics and gossips said that she cherished a ?rather tender feeling tor the smooth faced adventurer. 'lie soon took a young and pretty wife, who was «]so a vixen. The husband was in reality thriftless and crafty. The farm went down steadily in value. The adventurer mort...
Ball at Ardglen. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 16 April 1898
Bail at Ardfflen. A ball nnil Fupper in nid of St. Joseph's Convent. Quirimli, was held at Hie lesidem-e of Mr. B. Harkin. Ardglen. on Kaster Sinn day night. The dance was held in the wool shed, which was very tastefully decorated for the occasion wilh greenery and ferns. Aboiit thiitv-five conplet were present. among whom were visitors from Wnllabanah, Quirindi. and Murrurundi. The music was I provided, pratis. by Mr. and Mrs. Munnix. ! aud consisted d violin ond pinno. Dancing; ! was kept up until an enriy hour in Hit-, mom. i ing. Supper wns laid in the new house, aud : the tables weie loaded with di-licacies. 10 '' which one and all did ample justice. AKn- : geiber the nfiMr wan a iuobi satisfactory one. and do donnt Mr. and Mrs. Harkin anil . family, who were indefatigable in looking after tbe comfort of their guests, felt amply repaid for tbe trouble they went to to ensure '. success. , It baa been tbe Maori custom for genera.- - tions past to uBe Wild Mint for all Chest i Com...
Dentistry. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 16 April 1898
Dentistty. i. Bealbv Smith, IXH.s., fmm JiOndon aud America., of 482 ami 4S-1 (Jeorge street, (Sydney, mny b-- consul 'mi l'Vsr.&t McNuir. 's Hot*!. Havd.mtou, niontl-ly. N-xt visif, , Frid-.y, 6.h Mav, tili I p.m. Paiii l«sEktrw;t'Oij6i'uarantetdat7£0i. Flatt-r- ! ing ustimonials have !)? en givi-n by mam of the piiiuHpc! 'qustt'-rs a- d Kesilmt- «' th* di tret, c-rt.fyi.ii! U- tbe skilled aid eatisKct:xy nature --f my woik. Charts stri .'tly mo* r.ifr\ At my Sidney r-)m- ' I )Mve a -r«(T nf Four iMiM'sts, ^' here e. gie.ii r dilution is 'na e on ord nary pi e?. — Advt i
Deaths. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 16 April 1898
Deaths. We regret to have to rer.orri two mor« deaths in our midst. Tim first is tLa- of Miss Maggie O'Keil, danghtw irf Mr. D. O'Ne 1 of (lavdnntin. who pi.ss-'d away early on Paturday moinin' las', the cnust of death bciup omeutcption. The eucuni ca«e is thi-t of an infant son of Mr. W. Currii1. of riavdonton, wh'i died on Monday last from acute enteritis, at the age uf 3£ yars. The Beetling Scics, Sydney, says in regard to the application -,f Eucalyptus in in fluenza : — ?' We Lave to eKeiuue cantuin t» get an article freed of its astiingent ccn^tit uents i.r tJse it Hill prePwit t'.e ?xutvcoa of I of the disease producing gcrir.b. A piei'ar atiou kuowu as Sandtr & Sons Banal, uti E.vtivct; wa- found to be the uUy retii.td one, and provtd to be pos.eeEel of tbe high est germ-kill ng qualities.' Ur. H. H. Hait, New Volt, saye ;— ' It coes without siyinf; that Sander i Sons Eucalypti Ext act is the best in tbn market. It is an exce leut lucal application in inflam maiiun of...
Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 16 April 1898
Municipal Council. Th° date for the usual fortnightly meeting ' of the Ulurruninci. Municipal Council falli' g : on Gnod Fiiday. tbe meeting was culled for ibe previous evening, Thursday. 7th instant. : Tlirt meeting, however, lapsed' for want uf a quorum, only the Maynr ( ^ldeiman KnfuB lleil), and Aldermen Pritcbelt, Stairs, and : Donncllan being present ? Read Washington H. Soul & Co's advertisement in our advertising columns. § j
The Wealthiest of Nations. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 16 April 1898
The Wealthiest of Nations. The wealth of the 'American people to day surpasses' that of any other nation, past or present. This is what tlie Americans would cali ' a tall order,' but the statement is capable of proof, and it will .he a wholesome corrective to our insular nur.se nride to consider the matter. You must remember, too, that all has been, accomplished in a century— a small community of squat ters and farmere has in less than a hundred years become one of the great est Of not the greatest) nations the world has ever seen. The development of the intellectual and industrial power of the States lias in the last seventy years beenstupen dons, bill our immediate concern is 'not with that, but . with the marvellous growth in the weiijth of the Republic. The ceuisus taken in 1S20 showed the wealth of the Stales as $1,900,000,000, or an average of .'f20.'» for each head of the population. Seventy years later, to take the full length of human life, the return was .fiio.Ui'.T.OOU.OO...
A Yorkshireman's Look at the Queen. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 16 April 1898
A Torksliircman's Look at the Queen. In the days when Prince Albert had come to woo the Queen of England, the crowd of people who wished to catcli a gliuyjise of royally, as it promenade upon fhe terrace at Windsor Oa«tle. was greally increased by reason of the srencral interest in tiie .young couple. - One day a Yorkrfu'Ircm'nn, who had de termined to get a jtood look at i'he Queen, appeared at the gates by which the spectators were usually admitted, aud thus acvosted a man, a footmau.cvi deully, wliw was at that moment crossT ing the courtyard : ?_ -. ' Look here, John. Robert, whatever t'uey-eaiJ you, J cvoin trow the-couutry.' 'So I hear,' -said the footman. ?? ' We'll, I've never seen t' Queen, and I want to get a good sight of lier. Now, can't you ' .iiist ; let me through' 'them gates, just afore. f rest o' t' fQllas.? 1 wau't to get a igood 'place, yiou-'see.'. . . 'Well, sir,' said the man, 'I douit know w'he'ther 1 dare. I might Jose nry' place, you see.' 'Nay, muD, . tlio...
Pith and Point. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 16 April 1898
Pitli and Point. All moths produce some form of silk. About 4,000,000 of people in China are habitual opium smokers. Many miners in the Transvaal : earn about £30 a month, and pay one-nfth of it for their board. During seven months out of the twelve ,'3] the temperature of the sea is higher than ? s| that of the air. . ' ' *8 Barcelona is the centre of the manufac- ;j| . ture Of cigarette paper. Two Jiouses ? j|| alone produce iS'Oi'000- reams a year. ;JJ A tiny electric- light fastened to Irfie ? '3 end of a pencil is a recent invention to ,-jl enable reporters to make notes iu '-?S darkness. ' v;.l In the privacy o£ his study the Em- TM peror William is accustomed to smoke'a , ~M big china-bowled pipe of .the. typical Ge,r- i|| man kind. . .''*,.'? .'. .' ? \M Of all the sovereigns in the world, the -M Shah of Persia .is said' to .possess, ihe :% largest treasure in gold ornaments, the |j Whole being valued. at twelve fliillion'g of (?j pounds. ' '. . .-':. .,/ ?' . - r SJ Elephan...
Not Even if it Cost Twenty Shillings. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 16 April 1898
Hot Even if it Cost Twenty Shillings. A notable percentage— about one tliird. 1 think. — of the power of a Etcam engine is ufcil up iu over-coming the frictinn of its own parts. Hence inventors nrc constantly testing devices to reduce friction. Yet they din never oveicoroe it ; and the resistance created by it represents power (and hence cxpfinEC £lso) absiiuti.lv lust. Now Hie human body is a mscbine pro pelled by hcaf, exactly a? mi engine is ; and anything that retards it n;&y be considered as friction. Very gond, then. You have noticed great differences in your own vigour. Sume days ynu woik easily, tin) oa others with difficulty. This is 60 v.fce'.her yon are chiefly a muscle worker or a unm-worker ; or a mixture of both — r.s mott people fire. Occasionally yon are able to -lo more work in a day than Rt other times you enn do in three. It ifi the odds between wp.lkirg on smooth, hard level ground and drnygii'lT yourwiif uphill through wot clay. \Vbnt wouldn't lawyers, t...
Straightforwardness. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 16 April 1898
Straightforwardness. [By Ladt Cook, sjkk Tennesee 0. Claflik I When an ancient wns aslietf, ' Of what use is philosophy ?' he replied, ' It tinclii'8 man liow to die.' He might Lave addfd, and also how to live. The eailiest and noblest conceptions that ever existed concern ing life and its duties we owe to liii' Stoics. These have never bpe.n surpassed, so fiat niopt of our best moral ideas t-.-,-day are the fruits of lliur philosophy, Pythagoras, it is said, divided virtue into two parts —to seek truth and to do good ; hut the Sioics were more actire with the former than with the latter. It is our moral duty to follow truth, regardle-ss of consequence., wheresoever it loads. Truthfulness is the highest test of character, and when wij.'add the doing of good to the seeking after K, we attain the greatest moral exo Hence. We are then veracious in thought and deed, ready to follow evidence '? even to the most unwelcome conclusions,' and to do right whatever may happen. Savages an* norm...
Church Services. Church of England. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 16 April 1898
Church Services. Church of England. First Sunday after Kaster, April 17 S, Paul's, Murukunm. ' Divine Service 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. S. Pkteh's, Timor. Divine Service, 1 1 a.m. S. Ltke's, Blandforo. No Service. H, A. '.VOODD, R.A,, Rector. Wesley an. Services will be held on Sunday, 1.7th April, as under : — Murriirnndi., II a.m. And 7.30p.m. Quirindi, 1 1 a in. and 7.30 p in. W llabadah, 3 p.m. Borambil, 3 p. m. G. A. UEEVE.
Athletic Sports. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 16 April 1898
Athletic Sports. At lot:u sport' were hold at I'1' ? «\ '?- White Hart Hotel, Hajduntun, oa Haturdjy i st, win'i tln-.r-! was a fnir a'.Uijiiance. Only ons f-.ol rn-:e to.U p.uce, v;e , the Opening Handicap, for which th- re were t-elvo entrief. What wns intended to have li.eu the p'iucipal event of the day, the AH com rs' Handicap, hp.d ui.fortuna cly to be uba (i.'i c-), o« i»j! to tiio | aucity of the ent ies. Theafeinoon was, however, Very |rli;n3a;i'.l) filled up «it!i a number of other en tetts, iDcluding a (jacas.u^ ? outot, and :ll pro-eut ai'priircd t' bu well satistitd with the am i.eiueut |-rnvidtd. Tbci. .llu»ii.g aro ' the i esn U : - Opening Hasdjcjf of 73 yards. KirEt l.-1'ize, £1 ; ccco'.d prize 5s. 'Ihee wtreiwe.ve competitors foi thist-vmt, which was run iu Icats, and resnlte.i b under: — Fikt Bbat. J. Schueujach- r. G.J yards ... 1 Sko^d liEAT. I Joseph Hariinami, 9 yar.Is... 1 I Tbiro Heat. W. Button, 4 yards ? 1 I Fourtu Heat. E. Buland, K yar -a ? 1 Final Heat ...
A. WILDE, JUNE. v. A. ALFORD and T. GOGERTY. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 16 April 1898
A. VVimje, Jonr. v. A. Alford nnd T. GOQERTT. Pefendants were charged with the larceny of two ducks, the property of Abraham j Wildf, junr. Mr. P. A. Kennedy app' ared I for the defendants, who pleaded not guilty. B'-foie the case was proceeded with the prosecutor stattd that he did n'4 wish to go on with (he case as the defendants bad as sured him that the ducks had heen shot in mistake for wild ones. The Bench, how ever, decided that the charge being one of . ftluuy, they must hear the evidence. ! Abraham WUde, junr., deposed ? Am a Btoclttnan and boundary rider at JBickhnm, Blandford ; on the morning of Good Friday, th. 8th April, between 7 aud 8 o'clock, I saw the defendants in company going op the river ; heard several shi-ts fired ; a fe- min utes after hearing the last sliet fired I saw the defendants ; ,Alf-«rd was carrying one of the duels, which was quite dead, and was | trying lo get the wounded duct out of the water ; Gogerty vat sitting about 100 yards away on tbe bank ...
Police Court. WEDNESDAY, 13TH APRIL, 1898. (Before Messrs. G.R. EVANS, P.M., and R.K. HORNE and R. SIMSON. J's P.) POLICE v. JAMES HENRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 16 April 1898
Police Court. Wbdnesdat, 13ru Al'ltil., 1S98. (BefovH Mesrs. « R. Eva-s, P.M., and K. K. HiKNE aud H. simpon. J's.P.) Police v. Jamks Henky. Defendant »as charged with liating ne glected 1 1 send his (h'l Iren, C arles Henry and Ethel Heury, to school, the prescribtU number of days riuring the past half-year. Mr. V. A. Kennedy nppiared for the de fendant, and pleaded caiu.e to show. The evidence of Mis Sue&n Burgons, teacher at the Public School at Warrab, pho« erl that one of the children h.:d attended echo K)2 days and tin- ot.lur 03 days during die half-year ; ulao that thirirg part of May j and Jane the school was closed owing to the j |in'slenca of infectinus disease. The evidence of the defendant showed that j one of the children had suffered from scarlet ! fever in July last, and a medical certificate j to that effect iras handed in ; also that the o!her uhilrl had had scarlatina at another period, a.'.d the rule was that where infec tious disease was in a family no m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 16 April 1898
Wood's Great Peppermint Cure for Coughs aud Cc'ds never fails, 1/6 and 2/6. Knocking at Death's Door! CaHed Back by - - - Clements Tonic, Mr. W. H. K. Hickson, Quaama, New South Wales, writes on October I9th, 1896:— Two years aao I was near deith'n door from an attack of icllueuzi. 1 had been nursing friends am) neighbours Buffeting from the same com pla nt, and thought 1 was exempt from con trading it, hut 1 was mistaken. After try ing medicine recommendeil, and alsn calling in a doctor, who doubtless did all he could for me, failed to effect a cure. I then tried Clemen in Tonic, aud am happy to say I pulled through. — Yours truly, W. H. K. HZCKRON. LOST On Sunday, 3rd instant, between Railway Goods Sled and Olcnal-on, Gent's Silk U'MBREI,LA— Mrs. J. CoBtello, Costello's Clr'tsin;;, Ardglen. GRAMMAR SCHOOL, SCO1TO. T^TEXT QUARrER begins MONDAY, J3j APRIL 18th. Terms, etc., on appli cation to THK PRIKC1PAL, or 13. E. ELKINUTON, Headmaster. SALE BY AUCTION. PRELIMINARY NOTICE. Unrese...