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Neath Hotel. APPEAL WITHDRAWN. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 27 February 1914
Neath Hotel. APPEAL WITHDRAWN. At the Maitland Quarter Sessions, in connection with the appeal lodged against the decision of the Maitland Licensing Court in granting a publican's conditional license for hotel premises to be erected at Neath, the grounds of., the : appeal being that the decision was against the weight of evidence, Mr. A. ]3.. James, on behalf of the appellants, Mark O'Neill, Edward Ingles, and John Morgan, of Neath, asked leave to withdraw the appeal, with the consent of the respondents. Mr. J. H. F. Waller, with Mr. W. J. En right, appeared for respondents, and consented. They did not ask for costs, as they were advised of the matter on the previous day in time to stop witnesses. His Honor dis missed the appeal, and confirmed the order.
Current Notes. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 27 February 1914
Current Notes. The strike at the State coal mine in Viotoria is settled. Work was re sumed on Tuesday morning. The rain has been sufficient to give the creek a much - needed wash out. i The people residing upon its banks appreciate the clean tip. The Directors of the Broken Hill Water Supply, Company denounce the Government of New South Wales for 'shameful treatment.' The power of the Cessnock^ Shire Council is great indeed. 'No sooner did they commence to water Vincent Street than it commenced to rain. Agents are still waited upon daily by' persons in search of houses. Now that the weather has broken people are wondering if the house famine will also break. The State Full .Court held that a man reclining with his arm outside a railway carriage window was guilty of contributory negligance in case of accident. A deputation from the friendly societies urged that the State Govern ment should submit the dispute be tween the lodges and medicoes to the Arbitration Court. The Acting Premie...
Presentation. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 27 February 1914
Presentation. Mr. W. J. Gunning, the relieving Postmaster, who has had charge of the local post office for the last .six months, left Cessnock on Wednesday | last. ? ? ? On Tuesday night the staff assembled to say good bye and to mark the occasion 'with a presenta tion, to Mr. and Mrs. Gunning, when a very pleasant tinje was spent. Ms. F. Higgins, speaking on behalf of .the staff, referred to the good feeling that hid always' exlstel between master and staff, and tb- able, mi efficient jnanner-in whfcbV Mr. Gunning tad parried out' his duties— ever obliging to the public and always fair and reasonable, though ^firm with those under him. He then called upon Mr. Home to make the presentation. In making the presentation Mr. Home wished Mr. 'and Mrs.Gunuing every prosperity, and asked them each to accept a small present as a token of the esteem In whioh they weieheldby the contributors. He then handed Mrs. Gunning a pair of silver salt cellars in satin oase, anfl' Mr. 'Sunning a .ah^f m...
The Rifle. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 27 February 1914
The Rifle. In connection with the CeBsnock Rifle Club a series of three prize shootasare, to be held. Bach shoot carries prizesL*lfla., will be. at two ranges, and the highest aggregates of the three shoots will carry special prieesr: The first of the prize shoots takesv, place next : Pay Saturday, March 7, and will be at 200 and 300 yards, and if the range is available the other two shoots wjll. take place the following Pay Saturdays. These shoots will be -^600 and 600 yards and 600 andjtOO yardsi:es|ectively. .-.?? -..' A young miner;. 22,,:wasvs6riQUBly: injured at, Hebburn Co%rjrj)n MondaT through a fall of stone from t^ l»ol; ^^fejwi^ taken 'to Kurri |^40fo8Si|^s ^und ithat'Ms Thefesdney City Council has ap prove?! w^^spposal of the'general purposes o^mittee that a motor car yjfc6uld,l-e pu»bj&ed , for the; use of ^h'e^Loj-d /??'.BSjjfar/ '''??? TJhe -t3essnpok lilbi^ vputtoat^i)^ iti«3«- ^8®W jlpmotJB^ypurc^B^
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 27 February 1914
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 27 February 1914
I . . — . — - ? ? ...?.-. J'' A Great Discovery ! ! I ? ? ??? .'?'?? - ui Good Quality and Cheapness are a rare Rnd. of ???- Combination, and -when _ » , j otOC :.? ^— FOUND--, ;; 4 ,?? j.' .,-\ .;?,?. ' ?..'?. ''''?;???.».,'??''?'?.??'.'.? ? :':-' ?' .? gene SHOULD BE HI0HL'? ?RIjZED, As Shakespeare wisely 5-^= ? observes 'Such a Consummation is devoutly to be wished '. _ But we can positively assure you that nu, Superior Quality and Cheapness. are always to be obtained, AT Sal ?'??'. Buj J. ANDREWS, The House The Corner Store, Highest Qualities for Value. Cessnock. L™*** *****«? , Kl SEE OUR WINDOWS. ' ? i To Avoid Disappointment f% «iiitf1 i^^S^W ' Mo Order your ?TO— jfH^'lffilir r~' Xmas Suit-Now ! HBSURE ^^*y|||| Last year we had to turn orders L******^CflpMBf IP away and as we do not want a i^^SSHSh « repetition of this we ask you to ? rT jH^ H come along early. ^ Hw^^^^\ A Suitable Range of . (fflfct^*^'^' ? New Season's Patterns. ^j-^Hk- ? \ - ?;_ Don't forget the address ? ...
A Good Suggestion. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 27 February 1914
A Good Suggestion. - : — ~— The suggestion make by Cr. Bad deley at last meeting of the shire I council, that vehicular traffic should use Cumberland street on business nights in lieu of Vincent street is worthy of consideration. The pop ulation of Cessnock is growing so fast that some move in this direction will soon become a necessity. It was pointed out by Mr Crampton that as Vincent street was a public highway there was no way of pre venting vehicular traffic from using Vincent street on these particular nights. Still it is as uncomfortable —perhaps more so— to drive along a crowded street as it is for the pedes trian to walk along the street and I have to continually dodge vehicles. In the past the trouble has been that Cumberland street was not safe for vehicular traffic? but now the en gineer has in hand the work of mak- 1 ing Vincent street a splendid road: way and when complete and the electric ^ligritiemstttlledalongitfe* j street it wiU be found an excellent I highway for...
Progression. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 27 February 1914
Progression. ? ♦ ? By conversation with sawmill proprietors we learn that the timber trade is very brisk, in fact the mills are not able to cope with the demand for building timber. The building trade appears to be moro busy than ever, and it is considered there is no town in Australia going ahead with the same rapidity as Cessnock. A walk along Viocent-strect convinces the visitor of the wonderful strides of advancement the town is making. The buildings that are in course of construction are all of up-to-date character, and the number of them show the growth is of no spasmodic nature. Besides those now being erected there are several new build ings to be erected shortly, which will fill a number of the vacant allot ments along the street and ^greatly add to the appearance of the town.
Land Applications. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 27 February 1914
Land Applications. in ?The following local applications have been received by the Crown Lands Agent, East Maitland : — Joseph Sumner, improvement pur chase, i acre, and John Packer, im prbvoment purchase, i acre, villiage of Neath. After auction applications —Thomas Leslie, allotment 19, sec tion 17, town *f Aberdare; Timar McDonald, allotment 10, section 14, town of Aberdare.
Flying Handicap Billiard Tournament. DAVE GORDON AGAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 27 February 1914
Flying Handicap Billiard Toorna ? .' ' '? ? ineht /; ?: V .?'? .- DAVE GORDON AGAIN, Another of the Softool of Arts popular one night billiard tourna ments was run off on Monday even ing. ? As usual the attendance was large, and as a usual the games were yrell contested. Dave Gordon the winner of the last tournament was again successful, proving himBelf an adept at 'carrying money.' The final caused great excitement, being won by 3. The caretaker, Mr. George Jobling had the arrangements well in hand and was ^ably assisted by the pastime committee (Messrs. Fry, Brown and Bussell), also T)y Messrs Homburg, A. Biggers, J. Biggers, W. Morrison, D. Gordon, McBlane, T. Evans, H. Eolfe, and A. G^TJoyd. FoUowmg^aja.tW'FesuIisof^lay :— 1 First round— R. Shackleford. scr. beat W. Snape, 1 behind ; W. Me Garvie, 15, beat F. Higgins, 27 on W. Young, 32, beat M. Flynn,'23 : D. Gordon, 8, beat E. Stewart 34 ; J. Biggers, 15, beat W. Wallace, 28 ; The following had byes : — A. G Lloyd, T. Evans, W...
Harvest Festival at Kurri Kurri [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 27 February 1914
Harvest Festival at Kurri Karri Harvest Festival Services were held at Kurri Kurri Church of Eng land, on Sunday last, when the church was tastefully decorated with a profusion of fruit, vegetables, grain and flowers. The music was exceed ingly well rendered under the direc tion of Mr. H. Towndrow, organist. The Rector of Kurri preached to good congregations morning and afternoon. In the. evening the Rector of Cessnock preached to a crowded congregation, from tfr- words ' while the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, summer and winter ? shall not cease. The speaker pointed out that the text embodied a guidamental law of God and Nature, though the harvest may be short or fail in one part, yet an abundance would prevail in another. The harvest festival being held was a great reminder of the fact that mankind was preparing for another harvest — the great harvest of souls, where each must stand before bis Maker. The great determining factor in that final reckoning would be character....
Cessnock Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 27 February 1914
Cessnock Theatre. Those who have in view the erec. tion of the theatre next to the North umberland Hotel, assert that the erection of the building will be pro ceeded with immediately the plans are approved of. TBe plans are now drawn up on a new scale, and it is expected that approval will be grant ed. When the theatre is erected we may expect to receive visits from up to-rdate companies. «At present there is no accommodation for good com panies (exclusive of open air), and those shows that do cosme express dis satisfaction. The nev? threatre will be in company with th e requirements of the town.
Accidents. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 27 February 1914
Accidents. On- Thursday evening word was received in Cessnock that George Harrison. had met with an accident through a fall from a bicycle. The accident happened at Eime's Hill, and Harrison was conveyed to Mr. Viles' residence. Dr. McArthur was sent for and on arrival found the sufferer had sustained a broken leg. The broken limb was set, and Harri son, who is a middle aged man, is prospering well. On Thursday ^afternoon Harry Nowland, son of [Senior Constable Nowland, of«CeSsnock, was thrown from a horse and had. one of his arms broken by the fall. The break was a bad one. Dr. McArthur's services were sought and the lads . injuries attended to.
Rose Bay Murder. ARREST AT MAITLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 27 February 1914
Rose Bay Murder. ARREST AT MAITLAND. A young man was arrested at West Maitland last Wednesday on suspicion of being concerned in the murder of Edward Dixon, the shear ers' cook who was found in the bush at Rose Bay, in Sydney, early on Saturday morning, with his head terribly injured, and who succombed before he reached the hospital. The arrested youth is believed to be identical with the companion of the murdered man, and it was stated that when arrested he refused to answer any questions as to his movements.
The Churches. Congregational Church. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 27 February 1914
The Churches. Congregational Church. The fact that the pastorate has be come vacant owing to the resignation of Rev. T. B. Roseby, was the cause of a meeting of the deacons of the above church on Monday evening, at which the Rev. W. L. Patison, Superintendent of the Home Mission Board presided. The situation was considered in all its aspects and a re solution was arrived at , to call a married man to the pastorate, and immediate steps were to be taken to build a manse on the property ad joining the church. In connection with the above the pulpit will be oc cupied by the Rev.- J. Williams on the next two Sundays, March 1st and 8th.
Cessnock Miners's Lodge. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 27 February 1914
Cessnock Miners' Lodge. The monthly meeting of the above Lodge, was held in .Winkleman's Hotel, on February 26th. Mr. R. B. Laing, presiding. The minutes of the previous meet ing were read and comfirmed. Ap peals were read from the Secretaries of PelawMain, Aberman, and Heb burn Lodges, asking lor support for one each of their members and after discussion' it Was decided to donate] £l/l/^fc6«ach%ppeal, ^ofocai ap peals were dealt with and it was decided Wtafc? 'up £ voluntary levy, of 1/- fqr-eaoh oi them. V '-'\ In relation to several grievences the deputation gave a report of an !Ehe^i^a|^-itnd ;Mr; JOord ^gavo a good ,i»pprtoniihe; proceedings . of the 11/- seUiig irice conference held at Wj&t^pn^^b,e,;i2th:inst., the The^legate Board minutes of the 19th, iwwti: -TfSere ? ^splained% by the, delegated (Mr. Lord), and' adopted. The: foiiSiyifig ; ^ Homipation : of officers- for3ffie«n|^ing quarter -were i3eci9i^i-^^;ifergsi#SBt,'MDtir^. $.j Seorelbar^^Mv^aaMeyi ;gj|pti»j Mr...
Sporting. [Newspaper Article] — The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder — 27 February 1914
Sporting. Bob Whitelaw and Les Darcj meet at Maitland on March 21. 'Bullfrog' has a fancy that either Brattle, Defence, or Gold Brew will provide the winner of the Newmarket run to-morrow. The punters got a rough time at Boolaroo races on Wednesday for in their five tries the public could not get home with a single favorite. Te Whare won the Welter Mile at 10 to 1, Assignee the Shorts Handi cap at similar odds, Iriwilbin the Trial Handicap at 4's and dur Alf the final event at 8 to 1. ! In our last we mentioned that Our Alf was worth following, and by its success at Boolaroo it showed our summing up was right. If the horse keeps coming on as at present it will catch the judge's eye again in the very near future. There wore many present at Bool aroo who would have backed Assig nee in its race had it not been for the fact that the gelding carried 9|lbs - overweight. Punters didn't expect a horse to win under such circum stances, so turned their attention in another direction. However ...